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  • 2238 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
  • 97 Article
  • 23 Conference contribution
  • 8 Chapter
  • 1 Editorial
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2018

Effect of rock mass and discontinuity mechanical properties and delayed rock supporting on tunnel stability in an underground mine

Xing, Y., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Sandbak, L. A. May 2 2018 In : Engineering Geology. 238, p. 62-75 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mechanical property
Tunnels
discontinuity
tunnel
Rocks
2017
2 Citations
Iron mines
Subsidence
Ores
Stoping
subsidence

Deformation and stability investigations in 3-D of an excavated rock slope in a hydroelectric power station in China

Dong, M., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Zhang, F. Jan 1 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Computers and Geotechnics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroelectric power
hydroelectric power
power plant
Rocks
boundary condition

Detailed comparison of nine intact rock failure criteria using polyaxial intact coal strength data obtained through PFC3D simulations

He, P. F., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Yang, X. X., Liu, D. Q. & He, M. C. Jun 17 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Acta Geotechnica. p. 1-27 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rocks
Coal
coal
rock
simulation
4 Citations

Development of new three-dimensional coal mass strength criterion

He, P. F., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Liu, D. Q. & He, M. C. Mar 1 2017 In : International Journal of Geomechanics. 17, 3, 04016067

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coal
fracture network
triaxial test
computed tomography
tomography
4 Citations
open pit mine
kinematics
discontinuity
rocks
rock
4 Citations

Improvements for the smooth joint contact model of the particle flow code and its applications

Mehranpour, M. H. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. Jul 1 2017 In : Computers and Geotechnics. 87, p. 163-177 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dip
Stiffness
stiffness
biaxial test
compression

Investigation of Rock Mass Stability Around the Tunnels in an Underground Mine in USA Using Three-Dimensional Numerical Modeling

Xing, Y., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Sandbak, L. A. Oct 11 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tunnels
tunnel
Rocks
rock
modeling
1 Citations

Rock Mass Stability Investigation Around Tunnels in an Underground Mine in USA

Xing, Y., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Sandbak, L. A. Feb 1 2017 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 35, 1, p. 45-67 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tunnels
tunnel
rocks
Rocks
rock
2016
5 Citations
distinct element method
pillar
Coal mines
Roofs
coal mine
1 Citations

Experimental Investigation of Non-Darcy Flow in Sandstone

Ni, X., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Chen, Z., Gong, P. & Kong, H. Dec 1 2016 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 34, 6, p. 1835-1846 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sandstone
Sandstone
permeability
Sedimentary rocks
Coal mines
1 Citations

In-flight Excavation of a Loess Slope in a Centrifuge Model Test

Fan, Z., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Peng, J., Che, W., Li, Y. & Meng, Z. Oct 1 2016 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 34, 5, p. 1577-1591 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

centrifuges
Centrifuges
centrifuge
loess
Excavation
8 Citations

Laboratory Estimation of Rock Joint Stiffness and Frictional Parameters

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Shreedharan, S., Sherizadeh, T., Shu, B., Xing, Y. & He, P. Jan 30 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shears
stiffness
rocks
Rocks
Stiffness
7 Citations

Particle flow modeling of rock blocks with nonpersistent open joints under uniaxial compression

Yang, X. X., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Chen, X., Jing, H. W. & Yang, S. Q. Dec 1 2016 In : International Journal of Geomechanics. 16, 6, 04016020

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rock block
flow modeling
dip
rocks
compression
2015
2 Citations
discontinuity
Rocks
simulation
Normal distribution
Probability distributions
12 Citations
Crack initiation
Compressive strength
Rocks
Cracks
Stress analysis

Creep Behavior Modeling of a Marble Under Uniaxial Compression

Chen, W. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. Oct 24 2015 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 33, 5, p. 1183-1191 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Marble
Exponential functions
marble
creep
Creep
8 Citations
Rocks
dip
rock
discontinuity
slope angle
2 Citations
sliding
discontinuity
Kinematics
kinematics
Rocks
17 Citations
distinct element method
Coal mines
coal mine
Tunnels
tunnel
28 Citations
Failure modes
mechanics
stiffness
Mechanics
Rocks
15 Citations
rock block
Excavation
model test
excavation
Rocks
5 Citations
open pit mine
rocks
Rocks
prediction
Monitoring
2014
5 Citations

Effect of faults on in-situ stress state in an open-pit mine

Tan, W., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Sun, H. & Sun, Z. 2014 In : Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 19, Z1, p. 9597-9629 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

open pit mine
in situ stress
Iron mines
Stress measurement
effect
8 Citations

Influence of an Inclined Rock Stratum on In-Situ Stress State in an Open-Pit Mine

Tan, W., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Sun, H. 2014 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 32, 1, p. 31-42 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

open pit mine
in situ stress
rocks
Rocks
rock
30 Citations

Investigation of natural rock joint roughness

Ge, Y., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Tang, H. & Xiong, C. Jan 2014 In : Computers and Geotechnics. 55, p. 290-305 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

roughness
Surface roughness
Rocks
methodology
rock
4 Citations
rock block
landslides
Landslides
friction
landslide
15 Citations

Probabilistic block theory analysis for a rock slope at an open pit mine in USA

Zheng, J., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Shu, B., Sherizadeh, T. & Deng, J. 2014 In : Computers and Geotechnics. 61, p. 254-265 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

open pit mine
Rocks
Random variables
Shear strength
rock
2013
22 Citations

Investigation of stability of a tunnel in a deep coal mine in China

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Wu, Q., Yu, Z. & Jiang, F. Jul 2013 In : International Journal of Mining Science and Technology. 23, 4, p. 579-589 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal mines
coal mine
Tunnels
tunnel
in situ stress
12 Citations

Surface subsidence prediction for the WUTONG mine using a 3-D finite difference method

Xu, N., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Tian, H., Wu, X., Nan, Y. & Wei, T. Mar 2013 In : Computers and Geotechnics. 48, p. 134-145 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subsidence
finite difference method
Finite difference method
subsidence
Dams
2012
11 Citations
Dams
Tunnels
tunnel
dam
Rocks
4 Citations

Effect of Tunnel Shape and Support System on Stability of a Tunnel in a Deep Coal Mine in China

Yu, Z., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Jiang, F. Apr 2012 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 30, 2, p. 383-394 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

support systems
Coal mines
coal
coal mine
Tunnels
6 Citations

New prediction models for mean particle size in rock blast fragmentation

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Hudaverdi, T. & Wu, Q. Jun 2012 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 30, 3, p. 665-684 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

particle size
fragmentation
rocks
Particle size
Rocks
20 Citations
rock mass response
mathematical analysis
Excavation
model test
Numerical analysis
48 Citations
Constitutive models
Dams
mechanical property
dam
Rocks
23 Citations
Tunnels
tunnel
Rocks
discontinuity
rock
2011
14 Citations

Building a three dimensional sealed geological model to use in numerical stress analysis software: A case study for a dam site

Xu, N., Tian, H., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Duan, Q. Dec 2011 In : Computers and Geotechnics. 38, 8, p. 1022-1030 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stress analysis
Stress analysis
FLAC
Dams
dam
12 Citations
estimation method
discontinuity
outcrop
Rocks
rock
29 Citations

Evaluation of rock slope stability for yujian river dam site by kinematic and block theory analyses

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Wang, L., Tang, H. & Liang, Y. Sep 2011 In : Computers and Geotechnics. 38, 6, p. 846-860 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Slope stability
slope stability
slope angle
Dams
Kinematics
1 Citations

Kinematic analyses of sliding and toppling failure of double free face rock mass slopes

Wang, L. Q., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Tang, H. M., Liang, Y. & Wu, Q. Apr 2011 In : Yantu Lixue/Rock and Soil Mechanics. 32, SUPPL. 1, p. 72-77 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

toppling
kinematics
sliding
Slope stability
Kinematics
12 Citations

Prediction of blast fragmentation using multivariate analysis procedures

Hudaverdi, T., Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. & Kuzu, C. Aug 25 2011 In : International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. 35, 12, p. 1318-1333 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

multivariate analysis
fragmentation
prediction
Rocks
Cluster analysis
2010
43 Citations

Mean particle size prediction in rock blast fragmentation using neural networks

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Qiong, W., Hudaverdi, T. & Kuzu, C. Aug 2010 In : Engineering Geology. 114, 3-4, p. 298-311 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fragmentation
Particle size
Rocks
particle size
Neural networks
engineering
rocks
Rocks
Soils
rock
2008
13 Citations

Quantification of aperture and relations between aperture, normal stress and fluid flow for natural single rock fractures

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Park, J., Balasingam, P. & Morgan, R. Jun 2008 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 26, 3, p. 269-281 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fractal dimensions
Fractal dimension
fluid flow
Flow of fluids
rocks
10 Citations

Understanding of hydraulic properties from configurations of stochastically distributed fracture networks

Wang, M. & Kulatilake, P. H. S. W. Apr 15 2008 In : Hydrological Processes. 22, 8, p. 1125-1135 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fracture network
hydraulic property
hydraulics
rock
fracture flow
2007
4 Citations

Hierarchical probabilistic regionalization of volcanism for Sengan region, Japan

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Park, J., Balasingam, P. & Mckenna, S. A. Feb 2007 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 25, 1, p. 79-102 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

volcanic activity
regionalization
volcanism
Japan
uncertainty
2006
15 Citations

A new rock mass failure criterion for biaxial loading conditions

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Park, J. & Malama, B. Aug 2006 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 24, 4, p. 871-888 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rocks
Rocks
rock
fracture geometry
Geometry
75 Citations

Natural rock joint roughness quantification through fractal techniques

Kulatilake, P. H. S. W., Balasingam, P., Park, J. & Morgan, R. Oct 2006 In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 24, 5, p. 1181-1202 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

roughness
Fractals
Surface roughness
rocks
Rocks
2004
34 Citations
hard rock
Formability
rocks
Rocks
rock
2003
27 Citations
analytical method
Rocks
methodology
rock
engineering