Publications

JOURNALS

40. Templeman et al. The effect of an external cutting shoe on the bearing cpacity of large-diameter open caisson shafts embedded in sand. In preparation.

39. Sheil et al. Prediction of pipe jacking forces using a Bayesian model updating approach. In preparation.

38. Bai, X.-D., Cheng, W.-D., Sheil, B.B. & Li, G. Pipejacking clogging detection in soft alluvial deposits using machine learning algorithms. Submitted.

37. Swallow, A. & Sheil, B.B. Group shape effects on the lateral capacity of pile groups in undrained soil. Submitted.

36. Suryasentana, S.K., Sheil, B.B, Lawler, M., Jiang, X. & Lehane, B.M. Automated CPT-based soil layering identification using offline and online Bayesian changepoint detection. Submitted.

35. Sheil, B.B., Byrne, B.W. & Martin, C.M. Rate effects on the uplift capacity of pipelines embedded in clay: finite element modelling. Submitted.

34. Sheil, B.B. & Templeman, J.O. Bearing capacity of large-diameter open caissons embedded in sand. Submitted.

33. Sheil, B.B., Suryasentana, S.K., Mooney, M.A. & Zhu, H. Machine learning to inform tunnelling operations: recent advances and future trends. Submitted.

32. Royston, R., Sheil, B.B. & Byrne, B.W. Undrained bearing capacity of the cutting face of large-diameter caissons. Submitted.

31. Suryasentana, S.K., Sheil, B.B. & Cassidy, M.J. Gaussian Process regression for geotechnical engineering: a review of probabilistic interpolating, modelling and forecasting functions. Submitted.

30. Chieh, W.-C., Bai, X.-D. & Sheil, B.B. Identifying characteristics of pipejacking parameters to assess geological conditions using optimisation algorithm-based support vector machines. Submitted.

29. Templeman, J.O., Sheil, B.B. & Suryasentana, S.K. A data-driven approach to multi-axis force sensing. Submitted..

28. Sheil, B.B. Probabilistic forecasting of microtunnelling jacking forces. Submitted.

27. Sheil, B.B. Circular excavations: a data-driven monitoring strategy for early collapse warning. Submitted.

26. Michael, R., Justin, C.D., Cortés, L.P., Burd, H.J., Sheil, B.B. & Barraquer, R.I. Ex vivo simulated accommodation forces in human donor eyes can induce ruptures in the lens cortex. Submitted.

25. Sheil, B.B., Suryasentana, S.K. & Cheng, W-.C. An assessment of anomaly detection methods applied to microtunnelling. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Accepted

24. Royston, R., Sheil, B.B. & Byrne, B.W. (2020) Monitoring the construction of a large-diameter caisson in sand. Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering. DOI: 10.1680/jgeen.19.00266.

23. Mayall, R.O., McAdam, R.A., Whitehouse, R.J.S., Burd, H.J., Byrne, B.W., Heald, S.G., Sheil, B.B. & Slater, P.L. (2020) Flume tank testing of offshore wind turbine structural dynamics under the influence of foundation scour and scour protection. ASCE Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering. Accepted.

22. Templeman, J.O., Sheil, B.B. & Sun, T. (2020) Multi-axis force sensors: a state-of-the art review. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical. DOI: 10.1016/j.sna.2019.111772.

21. Sheil, B.B. (2020) Lateral limiting pressure on square pile groups in undrained soil. Géotechnique. Published online. DOI: 10.1680/jgeot.18.p.118.

20. Sheil, B.B., Martin, C.M. & Byrne, B.W. (2019) Simulation of overburden pressure during laboratory investigations of axial pipe-soil interaction. Géotechnique. Published online. DOI: 10.1680/jgeot.18.t.040.

19. Georgiadis, K. & Sheil, B.B. (2019) Effect of torsion on the undrained limiting lateral resistance of piles in clay. Géotechnique. Published online. DOI: 10.1680/jgeot.19.ti.010.

18. O'Dwyer, K.G., McCabe, B.A. & Sheil, B.B. (2019) Interpretation of pipe-jacking and lubrication records for drives in silty sand. Underground Space. DOI: 10.1016/j.undsp.2019.04.001.

17. Michael, R., D'Antin, J.C., Cortés, L.P., Sheil, B.B., Burd, H.J. & Barraquer, R.I. (2019) Ex vivo simulated accommodation in human donor eyes with and without cortical cataract. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 60(9): 3164-3164.

16. Sheil, B.B., McCabe, B.A., Comodromos, E.M. & Lehane, B.M. (2018) Pile groups under axial loading: an appraisal of simplified nonlinear prediction models. Géotechnique. DOI: 10.1680/jgeot.17.R.040.

15. Sheil, B.B., Martin, C.M., Byrne, B.W., Plant, M., Williams, K. & Coyne, D. (2018) Full-scale laboratory testing of a buried pipeline in sand subjected to cyclic axial displacements. Géotechnique. DOI: 10.1680/jgeot.16.P.275.

14. Sheil, B.B. (2017) Numerical simulations of the reuse of piled raft foundations in clay. ACTA Geotechnica, DOI: 10.1007/s11440-017-0522-8.

13. Sheil, B.B., McCabe, B.A, Zhang, Feng, Lie & Zhang. (2016) Discussion: An analytical approach for predictions of single pile and pile group behaviour in clay, Comput. Geotech. In press.

12. Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2016) Biaxial loading of offshore monopiles: numerical modelling. ASCE Int. J. Geomech, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000709.

11. Sheil, B.B., McCabe, B.A & Li (2016) Discussion: An analytical approach for predictions of single pile and pile group behaviour in clay, Comput. Geotech. In press.

10. Wang, A.D., Wang, W.D., Huang, M.S., Wu, J.B., Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2016) Discussion: Interaction factor for large pile groups. Geotechnique Letters. In press.

9. Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2016) An analytical approach for predictions of single pile and pile group behaviour in clay. Comput. Geotech., 75: 145-158.

8. Sheil, B.B. & Finnegan, W. (2016) Numerical simulations of wave-structure-soil interaction of an offshore monopile. ASCE Int. J. Geomech,. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000667.

7. McCabe, B.A., Sheil, B.B. et al. (2016) Discussion: An empirical correlation between the compression index and water content of soft Irish soils. ICE Geotech. Eng., DOI: 10.1680/jgeen.15.00101.

6. Sheil, B.B., Curran, B. & McCabe, B.A. (2016) Recent experiences of utility microtunnelling in Irish limestone, mudstone and sandstone rock. Tunnelling & Underground Space Technology. 51: 326-337.

5. Sheil, B.B., McCabe, B.A., Hunt, C.E. & Pestana, J.M. (2015) A numerical study of single pile and pile group installation effects in clay. Journal of Geo-engineering Sciences. DOI 10.3233/JGS-140027.

4. McCabe, B.A. & Sheil, B.B. (2015) Pile group settlement estimation: suitability of nonlinear interaction factors. ASCE Int. J. Geomech. 15(3): 04014056.

3. Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2015) Numerical modelling of pile foundation angular distortion. Soils & Foundations 55(3): 614-625.

2. McCabe, B.A., Sheil, B.B., Buggy, F., Long, M. & Farrell, E. (2014) An empirical correlation between the compression index and water content of soft Irish soils. ICE Geotech. Eng. 167(6): 510-517.

1. Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2014) A finite element-based approach for predictions of rigid pile group stiffness efficiency. ACTA Geotechnica 9(3): 469-484.

CONFERENCES

13. Sheil, B.B., Phillips, B.M. & Templeman, J.O. (2020) The FOCUS project: intelligent monitoring to inform underground construction operations. Abstract submitted for CERI 2020, Cork, Ireland.

12. Cheng, W.-C., Bai, X.-D. & Sheil, B.B. (2021) Identifying characteristics of pipejacking data to assess geological conditions using optimisation algorithm-based support vector machines. Submitted for International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 2021, Sydney, Australia.

11. Sheil, B.B., Andolfsson, T., Byrne, B.W., Maconochie, A. (2020) Laboratory testing of soil-structure interaction on rock dump carpets. Submitted for ISFOG 2020, Austin.

10. Buckley, R.M., Byrne, B.W., Martin, S.C., McAdam, R.A., Sheil, B.B., Aghakouchak, A. & Lindeboom, R. (2020) Large diameter pile testing for offshore wind applications with a focus on cyclic lateral loading and rate effects. Submitted for ISFOG 2020, Austin, Texas.

9. Byrne, B.W., Aghakouchak, A., Buckley, R.M., Burd, H.J., Gengenbach, J., Houlsby, G.T., McAdam, R.A., Martin, C.M., Schranz, F., Sheil, B.B. and Suryasentana, S.K. (2020) PICASO: Cyclic lateral loading of offshore wind turbine monopiles. Submitted for ISFOG 2020, Austin, Texas. 

8. Phillips, B.M., Royston, R., Sheil, B.B.Byrne, B.W. (2019) Instrumentation and monitoring of a concrete jacking pipe. International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC), Cambridge.

7. O'Dwyer, K.G., McCabe, B.A., Sheil, B.B. & Hernon, D.P. (2018) Blackpool South Strategy Project: analysis of pipe jacking records. Submitted for Civil Engineering Research in Ireland (CERI), Dublin, Ireland. 

6. Sheil, B.B., Royston, R. & Byrne, B.W. (2018) Real-time monitoring to inform the construction of large-diameter caissons. China-Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, Vienna, Austria. Invited speaker.

5. Mayall, R.O., McAdam, R.A., Byrne, B.W., Burd, H.J., Sheil, B.B., Cassie, P. & Whitehouse, R.J.S. (2018) Experimental modelling of the effects of scour and scour protection on offshore wind turbine monopile foundations. 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG), London.

4. Royston, R., Phillips, B., Sheil, B.B. & Byrne, B.W. (2016) Bearing capacity beneath tapered blades of open dug caissons in sand. Civil Engineering Research in Ireland (CERI), Galway, Ireland.

3. Sheil, B.B. (2014) On the multi-directional cyclic loading of a monopile foundation: finite element modelling. The 23rd European Young Geotech. Eng. Conf. (EYGEC), Barcelona, Spain.

2. Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2012) A numerical study of pile group settlement. 9th Int. Conf. Testing Design Methods Deep Found., Kanazawa, Japan. 

1. Sheil, B.B. & McCabe, B.A. (2012) Predictions of friction pile group response using embedded piles in PLAXIS. 3rd Int. Conf. New Develop. Soil Mech. Geotech. Eng., Cyprus.

COMMERCIAL REPORTS

11. Byrne, B.W., Martin, C.M. & Sheil, B.B.  (2017) “Uplift of buried pipelines in soft clay”. Report to TechnipFMC.

10. Sheil, B.B., Royston, R. & Byrne, B.W. (2017) “Monitoring the construction of a large-diameter caisson at Sloway Lane, UK”. Report to Ward and Burke Construction Ltd.

9. Sheil, B.B., Byrne, B.W. & Martin, C.M. (2016) “Uplift testing of pipes in clay: Test series 7”. Report to Technip UK Ltd.

8. Sheil, B.B., Byrne, B.W. & Martin, C.M. (2016) “Uplift testing of pipes in clay: Test series 6”. Report to Technip UK Ltd.

7. Sheil, B.B., Byrne, B.W. & Martin, C.M. (2016) “Uplift testing of pipes in clay: Test series 5”. Report to Technip UK Ltd.

6. Martin, C.M., Sheil, B.B. & Byrne, B.W. (2015) “Lateral pipe tests – Factual report”. Report to KW Subsea Ltd.

5. Martin, C.M., Sheil, B.B. & Byrne, B.W. (2015) “Full-scale axial pipe tests part III – Interpretive report”. Report to KW Subsea Ltd.

4. Martin, C.M., Sheil, B.B. & Byrne, B.W. (2015) “Full-scale axial pipe tests part II – Factual report”. Report to KW Subsea Ltd.

3. Martin, C.M., Sheil, B.B. & Byrne, B.W. (2015) “Full-scale axial pipe tests part I – Design and build report”. Report to KW Subsea Ltd. 

2. Sheil, B.B., Byrne, B.W. & Martin, C.M. (2015) “Uplift testing of pipes in clay. Literature Review”. Report to Technip UK Ltd.

1. Sheil, B.B., Byrne, B.W. & Martin, C.M. (2015) “Uplift testing of pipes in clay. Part 3: Slow rate tests”. Report to Technip UK Ltd.

The effect of an external cutting shoe on the bearing capacity of large-diameter open caisson shafts embedded in sand