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  • 2381 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
  • 100 Article
  • 32 Conference contribution
  • 8 Chapter
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2017

Investigation of rock mass stability around tunnels in an underground mine by three-dimensional numerical modeling

Xing, Y., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Sandbak, L. A., Jan 1 2017, 51st US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2017. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 3, p. 2083-2092 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

tunnels
Tunnels
tunnel
Rocks
rocks

Modifications for the smooth joint contact model in the particle flow code

Mehranpour, M. H. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Jan 1 2017, 51st US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2017. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 5, p. 3007-3013 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

shear
locking
stiffness
rock mechanics
Stiffness
2016

3-D discontinuum numerical modeling of ore extraction, backfilling and subsidence in an underground iron mine in China

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Shreedharan, S., Huang, G., Cai, S. & Song, H., 2016, 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 4, p. 3144-3151 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Iron mines
Subsidence
subsidence
Ores
Stoping

3-D discontinuum numerical modeling of rock mass stability investigations due to ore extraction and backfilling, and subsidence estimation for an underground mine

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Shreedharan, S., Huang, G., Cai, S. & Song, H., Jan 1 2016, 35th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining 2016. Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, p. 222-230 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Subsidence
Ores
Stoping
subsidence
stoping

3-D displacement comparison between modeling field data for an open pit mine in USA

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Shu, B., 2016, 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 2, p. 1407-1417 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

open pit mine
Rocks
rocks
rock
discontinuity

Distinct element method based stability analysis of tunnels in a deep coal mine in China

Shreedharan, S. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., 2016, 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 2, p. 1477-1487 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

distinct element method
Coal mines
stability analysis
coal
coal mine

Investigation of rock mass stability around tunnels in an underground mine in USA by 3-D numerical modeling

Xing, Y., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Sandbak, L. A., Jan 1 2016, 35th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining 2016. Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, p. 213-221 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tunnels
tunnel
Rocks
Constitutive models
rock
2015

Deterministic and probabilistic block theory analyses comparison for an open pit mine rock slope in USA

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Zheng, J., Shu, B. & Sherizadeh, T., 2015, 49th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2015. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 2, p. 1532-1543 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

open pit mine
discontinuity
Rocks
rocks
slopes

Stability of the rock block system involved in the Jiweishan landslide in China

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Ge, Y. F., 2015, 49th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2015. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 4, p. 3110-3125 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

rock block
landslides
Landslides
sliding
landslide
2013

Development of an orthotropic constitutive model for a jointed rock mass

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Wu, Q., 2013, 47th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2013. Vol. 1, p. 555-562 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Constitutive models
Rocks
rock
Tensors
mechanical property

The deformation behavior of the soft rock applied in the construction of the underground pipe work engineering

Ren, Q., Tang, H. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., 2013, ICPTT 2013: Trenchless Technology - The Best Choice for Underground Pipeline Construction and Renewal, Proceedings of the International Conference on Pipelines and Trenchless Technology. p. 812-817 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rocks
Pipe
Shear strain
Plastics
Road construction

Tunnel stress analyses in 3-D using equivalent continuum and discontinuum procedures

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Wu, Q., 2013, 47th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2013. Vol. 4, p. 2774-2781 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tunnels
tunnel
bedding plane
Rocks
fracture geometry
2012

Rock slope stability study for Yujian River dam site based on kinematic analyses

Wang, L., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Tang, H. & Liang, Y., 2012, Advanced Materials Research. Vol. 446-449, p. 2048-2055 8 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 446-449)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Slope stability
Dams
Kinematics
Rivers
Rocks

Stability investigations in three-dimensions around a tunnel in a metal mine in China

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Wang, X. & Song, W., 2012, 2012 SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit 2012, SME 2012, Meeting Preprints. p. 640-652 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tunnels
tunnel
Metals
Rocks
metal
2011

A neural network approach to predict mean particle size in rock blast fragmentation

Wu, Q., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Hudaverdi, T. & Kuzu, C., 2011, SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit and CMA 113th National Western Mining Conference 2011. p. 245-254 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

fragmentation
Particle size
Rocks
particle size
Neural networks

A new model for blast fragmentation prediction based on multivariate analysis

Hudaverdi, T., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Kuzu, C., 2011, SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit and CMA 113th National Western Mining Conference 2011. p. 11-15 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

multivariate analysis
fragmentation
prediction
Multivariate Analysis
2010

Tensorial approach to rock mass strength and deformability in three dimensions

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., 2010, Analysis of Discontinuous Deformation: New Developments and Applications. p. 59-71 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Formability
Rocks
rock
2006
1 Citations

Natural rock fracture aperture properties through fractals

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Park, J., Balasingam, P. & Morgan, R., 2006, Proceedings of the 41st U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium - ARMA's Golden Rocks 2006 - 50 Years of Rock Mechanics.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

fracture aperture
Fractal dimension
Fractals
fractals
apertures
2001

An experimental setup to investigate fluid flow through single fractures

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Morgan, R. & Um, J., Jan 1 2001, DC Rocks 2001 - 38th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS). Elsworth, Tinucci & Heasley (eds.). American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 655-662 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

fluid flow
Flow of fluids
Rocks
rocks
rock

Estimation of REV size and three dimensional hydraulic conductivity tensor for a rock mass through discrete fracture fluid flow modeling

Wang, M., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Um, J., Jan 1 2001, DC Rocks 2001 - 38th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS). Elsworth, Tinucci & Heasley (eds.). American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 713-720 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

fracture flow
flow modeling
Hydraulic conductivity
hydraulics
fluid flow

Investigation of slope stability for a section of Phelps Dodge Sierrita mine

Um, J., Morin, B. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Jan 1 2001, DC Rocks 2001 - 38th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS). Elsworth, Tinucci & Heasley (eds.). American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 967-974 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Slope stability
slope stability
slopes
wedges
discontinuity

Physical and particle flow modeling of jointed rock block behavior under uniaxial loading

Malama, B. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Jan 1 2001, DC Rocks 2001 - 38th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics (USRMS). Elsworth, Tinucci & Heasley (eds.). American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 1509-1516 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

rock block
flow modeling
Tensors
Rocks
rocks
1995

A variogram/fractal based new peak shear strength criterion for rock joints

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Shou, G. & Huang, T. H., Jan 1 1995, 35th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics, USRMS 1995. Daemen & Schultz (eds.). American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 653-658 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

shear strength
variogram
Shear strength
Fractals
roughness

Discontinuity network modeling of the rock mass around a tunnel close to the proposed permanent shiplock area of the three gorges dam site in China

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Chen, J., Teng, J., Pan, G. & Shufang, X., Jan 1 1995, 35th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics, USRMS 1995. Daemen & Schultz (eds.). American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 807-812 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

dams
canyons
gorge
Probability distributions
Dams
1 Citations

Study of effect of joint geometry parameters on the permeability of jointed rock

Panda, B. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., 1995, Proceedings of Engineering Mechanics. Vol. 1, p. 337-340 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tensors
Rocks
Geometry

Study of the effect of joint geometry parameters on the permeability of jointed rock

Panda, B. B. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Jan 1 1995, 35th U.S. Symposium on Rock Mechanics, USRMS 1995. Daemen & Schultz (eds.). American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 273-278 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

permeability
Rocks
rocks
geometry
Geometry
1992

Joint network modeling and scale effects in rock

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Wang, S. & Uepirti, H., 1992, Proceedings of Engineering Mechanics. Publ by ASCE, p. 441-444 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rocks
Mechanical properties
Geometry
Hydraulics
1991

Stochastic three-dimensional joint geometry modelling including a verification to an area in Stripa Mine, Sweden

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Wathugala, D., 1991, Dev Geotech Aspects Embankments Excavations Buried Struct. Balasubramaniam, A. S., Honjo, Y., Bergado, D. T., Phien-Wej, N. & Indraratna, B. (eds.). Publ by A.A. Balkema, p. 545-555 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Geometry
Sampling
Formal verification
1987
11 Citations

SCHEME FOR ESTIMATING THE SPATIAL VARIATION OF SOIL PROPERTIES IN THREE DIMENSIONS.

Kulatilake, H. S. W. & Miller, K. M., 1987, Unknown Host Publication Title. Lind, N. C. (ed.). Inst for Risk Research

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Autocorrelation
Soils
Linear regression
Regression analysis
Cones
1986

CALCULATION OF MINIMUM ROCK BOLT FORCE AND MINIMUM STATIC ACCELERATION IN TETRAHEDRAL WEDGE STABILITY.

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Fuenkajorn, K., 1986, Unknown Host Publication Title. Singhal, R. K. (ed.). A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Neth &, p. 197-203 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Bolts
Rocks
Cracks
Friction
Water
2 Citations

PROBABILISTIC MODELING OF SHEAR STRENGTH OF ROCK DISCONTINUITIES USING DIRECT SHEAR TEST DATA.

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Ouyang, S., 1986, Proceedings - Symposium on Rock Mechanics. Hartman, H. L. (ed.). Soc of Mining Engineers of AIME, p. 112-120 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Shear strength
Rocks
Normal distribution
38 Citations

RELATION BETWEEN DISCONTINUITY SIZE AND TRACE LENGTH.

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Wu, T. H., 1986, Proceedings - Symposium on Rock Mechanics. Hartman, H. L. (ed.). Soc of Mining Engineers of AIME, p. 130-133 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution