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Dr Jim Shiau

Name Jim Shiau
Position Senior Lecturer (Geotechnical Engineering)
Section School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Office Z304
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2550
Extension 2550
Email
Qualifications MEng UNSW , PhD Newcastle
Homepage https://sites.google.com/view/jimshiau
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090599 )
  • Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 400599 )
  • Civil Engineering ( 400500 )

Research interests
Numerical Modelling for Geotechnical Construction

Shakedown Analysis in Goetechnical Engineering

Dynamic Stability Analysis using Upper and Lower Bound Methods

Deep Braced Excavation and Soft Ground Tunnelling

Experimental Shakedown in Pavement Engineering

Industry affiliations
Member, Australian Association for Computational Mechanics

Member, Australasian Association for Engineering Education

Member, International Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Member, International Association for Computer Methods and Advances Geomechanics

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
18 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
3 Years

Research most recent
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J Shiau, B Chudal, K Mahalingasivam, S Keawsawasvong (2021). Pipeline burst-related ground stability in blowout condition. Transportation Geotechnics 29, 100587. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trgeo.2021.100587

J Shiau, F Al-Asadi (2021). Revisiting Circular Tunnel Stability Using Broms and Bennermarks’ Original Stability Number. International Journal of Geomechanics , ASCE 21(5). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0001996

J Shiau, J Lee, F Al-Asadi (2021). Three-dimensional stability analysis of active and passive trapdoors. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology Volume 107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2020.103635

J Shiau, F Al-Asadi (2020). Three-Dimensional Analysis of Circular Tunnel Headings using Broms and Bennermarks’ Original Stability Number. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE
https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0001734

J Shiau, F Al-Asadi (2020). Stability analysis of twin circular tunnels using shear strength reduction method, Géotechnique Letters, Institution of Civil Engineers.
https://doi.org/10.1680/jgele.19.00003

J Shiau, F Al-Asadi (2020). Two-dimensional tunnel heading stability factors Fc, Fs and Fr. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology 97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2020.103293

J Shiau, F Al-Asadi (2020). Determination of critical tunnel heading pressures using stability factors. Computers and Geotechnics 119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2019.103345



Publications in ePrints

Huynh, Quoc Thien and Lai, Van Qui and Shiau, JimORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9220-3184 and Keawsawasvong, Suraparb and Mase, Lindung Zalbuin and Tra, Huu Thoi (2022) On the use of both diaphragm and secant pile walls for a basement upgrade project in Vietnam. Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, 7:17. ISSN 2364-4176

Shiau, Jim ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9220-3184 and Mirza Hassan, Mohammad (2021) Numerical Investigation of Undrained Trapdoors in Three Dimensions. International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering:30. pp. 1-12. ISSN 2199-9260

Shiau, Jim ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9220-3184 and Mirza Hassan, Mohammad (2021) Numerical modelling of three-dimensional sinkhole stability using finite different method. Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, 6 (4):183. ISSN 2364-4176

Shiau, Jim ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9220-3184 and Chudal, Bishal and Mahalingasivam, Kiritharan and Keawsawasvong, Suraparb (2021) Pipeline burst-related ground stability in blowout condition. Transportation Geotechnics, 29:100587. ISSN 2214-3912

Shiau, Jim ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9220-3184 and Al-Asadi, Fadhil (2021) Revisiting Circular Tunnel Stability Using Broms and Bennermarks’ Original Stability Number. International Journal of Geomechanics, 21 (5):06021009. pp. 1-9. ISSN 1532-3641

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090599 )
  • Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 400599 )