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Assoc Prof Jim Shiau

Assoc Prof Jim Shiau
Name Jim Shiau
Position Associate Professor (Geotechnical Engineering)
Section School of Engineering
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 ( 400500 )
  • Civil Geotechnical Engineering ( 400502 )

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)
19 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
3 Years

Research most recent
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Shiau, Jim and Mahalingasivam, Kiritharan and Chudal, Bishal and Keawsawasvong, Suraparb (2022) Pipeline Burst–Related Soil Stability in Collapse Condition. Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, ASCE,13 (3):04022019. pp. 1-12. ISSN 1949-1190

Shiau, Jim and Al-Asadi, Fadhil (2022) Stability factors Fc, Fs, and F? for twin tunnels in three dimensions. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 22 (3):04021290. pp. 1-8. ISSN 1532-3641

Keawsawasvong, Suraparb and Shiau, Jim (2022) Stability of Spherical Cavity in Hoek–Brown Rock Mass. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. pp. 1-12. ISSN 0723-2632

Shiau, Jim and Chudal, Bishal and Keawsawasvong, Suraparb (2022) Three-dimensional sinkhole stability of spherical cavity. Acta Geotechnica. pp. 1-12. ISSN 1861-1125

Shiau, Jim and Keawsawasvong, Suraparb and Lee, Ji-Sung (2022) Three-Dimensional Stability Investigation of Trapdoors in Collapse and Blowout Conditions. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 22 (4):04022007. pp. 1-11. ISSN 1532-3641


Research most notable
Visit the site for details - https://eprints.usq.edu.au/view/uniqueauthor/115.html

Payan, Meghdad and Fathipour, Hessam and Hosseini, Maryam and Chenari, Reza Jamshidi and Shiau, Jim S. (2022) Lower Bound Finite Element Limit Analysis of Geo-Structures with Non-Associated Flow Rule. Computers and Geotechnics, 147:104803. pp. 1-15. ISSN 0266-352X

Shiau, Jim and Mahalingasivam, Kiritharan and Chudal, Bishal and Keawsawasvong, Suraparb (2022) Pipeline Burst–Related Soil Stability in Collapse Condition. Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, ASCE,13 (3):04022019. pp. 1-12. ISSN 1949-1190

Zhao, Zihao and Zhang, Hao and Ke, Lijun and Zhao, Guoqing and Meng, Suyun and Wu, Fengyuan and Shiau, Jim (2022) Effect of loading eccentricity on the ultimate lateral resistance of twin-piles in clay. Soils and Foundations, 62 (2):101126. pp. 1-14. ISSN 0038-0806

Shiau, Jim and Al-Asadi, Fadhil (2022) Stability factors Fc, Fs, and F? for twin tunnels in three dimensions. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 22 (3):04021290. pp. 1-8. ISSN 1532-3641

Keawsawasvong, Suraparb and Shiau, Jim (2022) Stability of Spherical Cavity in Hoek–Brown Rock Mass. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. pp. 1-12. ISSN 0723-2632

Shiau, Jim and Chudal, Bishal and Keawsawasvong, Suraparb (2022) Three-dimensional sinkhole stability of spherical cavity. Acta Geotechnica. pp. 1-12. ISSN 1861-1125

Shiau, Jim and Keawsawasvong, Suraparb and Lee, Ji-Sung (2022) Three-Dimensional Stability Investigation of Trapdoors in Collapse and Blowout Conditions. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 22 (4):04022007. pp. 1-11. ISSN 1532-3641

Keawsawasvong, Suraparb and Shiau, Jim and Ngamkhanong, Chayut and Lai, Van Qui and Thongchom, Chanachai (2022) Undrained Stability of Ring Foundations: Axisymmetry, Anisotropy, and Nonhomogeneity. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 22 (1):04021253. pp. 1-10. ISSN 1532-3641

Shiau, Jim 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 and Al-Asadi, Fadhil (2021) Revisiting Circular Tunnel Stability Using Broms and Bennermarks’ Original Stability Number. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 21 (5):06021009. pp. 1-9. ISSN 1532-3641

Shiau, Jim and Lee, Ji-Sung and Al-Asadi, Fadhil (2021) Three-dimensional stability analysis of active and passive trapdoors. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 107:103635. pp. 1-10. ISSN 0886-7798

Shiau, Jim and Al-Asadi, Fadhil (2020) Determination of critical tunnel heading pressures using stability factors. Computers and Geotechnics, 119:103345. pp. 1-11. ISSN 0266-352X

Shiau, Jim and Al-Asadi, Fadhil (2020) Three-dimensional analysis of circular tunnel headings using Broms and Bennermarks’ original stability number. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 20 (7):06020015. ISSN 1532-3641

Shiau, Jim and Al-Asadi, Fadhil (2020) Two-dimensional tunnel heading stability factors Fc, Fs and F?. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 97:103293. ISSN 0886-7798

Shiau, Jim and Sams, Mathew (2019) Relating volume loss and greenfield settlement. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 83. pp. 145-152. ISSN 0886-7798

Shiau, J. S. and Merifield, R. S. and Lyamin, A. V. and Sloan, S. W. (2011) Undrained stability of footings on slopes. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 11 (5). pp. 381-390. ISSN 1532-3641

Shiau, Jim S. and Augarde, Charles E. and Lyamin, Andrei V. and Sloan, Scott W. (2008) Finite element limit analysis of passive earth resistance in cohesionless soils. Soils and Foundations, 48 (6). pp. 843-850. ISSN 0038-0806

Shiau, J. S. and Lyamin, A. V. and Sloan, S. W. (2003) Bearing capacity of a sand layer on clay by finite element limit analysis. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 40 (5). pp. 900-915. ISSN 0008-3674


Publications in ePrints

Lai, Van Qui and Keawsawasvong, Suraparb and Shiau, JimORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9220-3184 (2022) Analysis of Shaft‑Grouted Piles Using Load‑Transfer Method. International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, 8 (1):4. pp. 1-10. ISSN 2199-9260

Keawsawasvong, Suraparb and Shiau, JimORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9220-3184 and Yoonirundorn, Kittiphan (2022) Bearing Capacity of Cylindrical Caissons in Cohesive‑Frictional Soils Using Axisymmetric Finite Element Limit Analysis. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. pp. 1-13. ISSN 0960-3182

Lai, Van Qui and Shiau, JimORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9220-3184 and Keawsawasvong, Suraparb and Tran, Duy Tan (2022) Bearing Capacity of Ring Foundations on Anisotropic and Heterogenous Clays: FEA, NGI‑ADP, and MARS. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. pp. 1-16. ISSN 0960-3182

Zhao, Zihao and Zhang, Hao and Ke, Lijun and Zhao, Guoqing and Meng, Suyun and Wu, Fengyuan and Shiau, JimORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9220-3184 (2022) Effect of loading eccentricity on the ultimate lateral resistance of twin-piles in clay. Soils and Foundations, 62 (2):101126. pp. 1-14. ISSN 0038-0806

Payan, Meghdad and Fathipour, Hessam and Hosseini, Maryam and Chenari, Reza Jamshidi and Shiau, Jim S.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9220-3184 (2022) Lower Bound Finite Element Limit Analysis of Geo-Structures with Non-Associated Flow Rule. Computers and Geotechnics, 147:104803. pp. 1-15. ISSN 0266-352X

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090599 )
  • Civil Engineering ( 400500 )
  • Civil Geotechnical Engineering ( 400502 )