Publications

JOURNALS

29. Sheil, B.B. & Georgiadis, K. Ultimate undrained uplift resistance of tapered plate anchors. In preparation.

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

27. Royston, R., Sheil, B.B. & Byrne, B.W. Monitoring the construction of a large-diameter caisson in sand. Submitted.

26. Sheil, B.B., Suryasentana, S.K. & Cheng, W-.C. An assessment of anomaly detection methods applied to microtunnelling. Submitted.

25. 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. Flume tank testing of offshore wind turbine structural dynamics under the influence of foundation scour and scour protection. Submitted.

24. Templeman, J.O., Sheil, B.B. & Sun, T. Multi-axis force sensors: a state-of-the art review. Submitted.

23. Sheil, B.B. Probabilistic Forecasting of microtunnelling jacking forces using an observational approach. Submitted.

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

21. Sheil, B.B. Lateral limiting pressure on square pile groups in undrained soil. Géotechnique. Accepted.

20. Sheil, B.B., Martin, C.M. & Byrne, B.W. Simulation of overburden pressure during laboratory investigations of axial pipe-soil interaction. Géotechnique. Accepted.

19. Georgiadis, K. & Sheil, B.B. (2019) Effect of torsion on the undrained limiting lateral resistance of piles in clay. Géotechnique. Accepted.

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

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.