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Journal articles

Makasis N; Kreitmair MJ; Bidarmaghz A; Farr GJ; Scheidegger JM; Choudhary R, 2021, 'Impact of simplifications on numerical modelling of the shallow subsurface at city-scale and implications for shallow geothermal potential', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 791, pp. 148236 - 148236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148236

Bidarmaghz A; Choudhary R; Narsilio G; Soga K, 2021, 'Impacts of underground climate change on urban geothermal potential: Lessons learnt from a case study in London', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 778, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146196

Bidarmaghz A; Makasis N; Fei W; Narsilio GA, 2021, 'An efficient and sustainable approach for cooling underground substations', Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, vol. 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2021.103986

Zhou Y; Bidarmaghz A; Makasis N; Narsilio G, 2021, 'Ground-source heat pump systems: The effects of variable trench separations and pipe configurations in horizontal ground heat exchangers', Energies, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en14133919

Menberg K; Bidarmaghz A; Gregory A; Choudhary R; Girolami M, 2020, 'Multi-fidelity approach to Bayesian parameter estimation in subsurface heat and fluid transport models', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 745, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140846

Makasis N; Narsilio GA; Bidarmaghz A; Johnston IW; Zhong Y, 2020, 'The importance of boundary conditions on the modelling of energy retaining walls', Computers and Geotechnics, vol. 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2019.103399

Bidarmaghz A; Choudhary R; Soga K; Terrington RL; Kessler H; Thorpe S, 2020, 'Large-scale urban underground hydro-thermal modelling – A case study of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 700, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134955

Bidarmaghz A; Choudhary R; Soga K; Kessler H; Terrington RL; Thorpe S, 2019, 'Influence of geology and hydrogeology on heat rejection from residential basements in urban areas', Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, vol. 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2019.103068

Makasis N; Narsilio GA; Bidarmaghz A, 2018, 'A robust prediction model approach to energy geo-structure design', Computers and Geotechnics, vol. 104, pp. 140 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2018.08.012

Bidarmaghz A; Narsilio GA, 2018, 'Heat exchange mechanisms in energy tunnel systems', Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, vol. 16, pp. 83 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gete.2018.07.004

Jensen-Page L; Narsilio GA; Bidarmaghz A; Johnston IW, 2018, 'Investigation of the effect of seasonal variation in ground temperature on thermal response tests', Renewable Energy, vol. 125, pp. 609 - 619, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2017.12.095

Makasis N; Narsilio GA; Bidarmaghz A; Johnston IW, 2018, 'Ground-source heat pump systems: The effect of variable pipe separation in ground heat exchangers', Computers and Geotechnics, vol. 100, pp. 97 - 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2018.02.010

Makasis N; Narsilio GA; Bidarmaghz A; Johnston IW, 2018, 'Carrier fluid temperature data in vertical ground heat exchangers with a varying pipe separation', Data in Brief, vol. 18, pp. 1466 - 1470, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2018.04.005

Makasis N; Narsilio GA; Bidarmaghz A, 2018, 'A machine learning approach to energy pile design', Computers and Geotechnics, vol. 97, pp. 189 - 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2018.01.011

Bidarmaghz A; Narsilio GA; Buhmann P; Moormann C; Westrich B, 2017, 'Thermal interaction between tunnel ground heat exchangers and borehole heat exchangers', Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, vol. 10, pp. 29 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gete.2017.05.001

Bidarmaghz A; Narsilio GA, 2016, 'Shallow geothermal energy: Emerging convective phenomena in permeable saturated soils', Geotechnique Letters, vol. 6, pp. 119 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jgele.15.00167

Bidarmaghz A; Narsilio GA; Johnston IW; Colls S, 2016, 'The importance of surface air temperature fluctuations on long-term performance of vertical ground heat exchangers', Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, vol. 6, pp. 35 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gete.2016.02.003

Bidarmaghz A; Makasis N; Narsilio GA; Francisca FM; Magalí ECP, 2016, 'Geothermal energy in loess', Environmental Geotechnics, vol. 3, pp. 225 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jenge.15.00025

Bidarmaghz A; Narsilio G; Johnston IW, 2012, 'Numerical modelling of ground loop configurations for Direct geothermal applications', Australian Geomechanics Journal, vol. 47, pp. 15 - 20

Conference Papers

Kreitmair MJ; Makasis N; Bidarmaghz A; Terrington RL; Farr GJ; Scheidegger JM; Choudhary R, 2020, 'Effect of anthropogenic heat sources in the shallow subsurface at city-scale', in E3S Web of Conferences, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/202020507002

Terrington RL; Thorpe S; Kessler H; Bidarmaghz A; Choudhary R; Yuan M; Bricker S, 2019, 'Making geology relevant for infrastructure and planning', in International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction 2019, ICSIC 2019: Driving Data-Informed Decision-Making, pp. 403 - 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/icsic.64669.403

Makasis N; Narsilio GA; Bidarmaghz A; Johnston IW, 2019, 'The application of retaining walls and slabs as energy structures in underground train stations', in Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering, pp. 43 - 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99670-7_6

Bidarmaghz A; Narsilio GA; Buhmann P; Moormann C; Westrich B, 2017, 'Numerical and experimental investigation of geothermal integration into tunnels', in ICSMGE 2017 - 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, pp. 3427 - 3430

Makasis N; Narsilio GA; Bidarmaghz A, 2017, 'Optimising the design of energy piles using machine learning', in ICSMGE 2017 - 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, pp. 3455 - 3458

Buhmann P; Westrich B; Moormann C; Bidarmaghz A; Narsilio G, 2016, 'An investigation of the potential thermal energy of geothermal tunnels with focus on a case study in Stuttgart, Germany', in Energy Geotechnics - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Energy Geotechnics, ICEGT 2016, pp. 601 - 605, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b21938-94

Makasis N; Narsilio GA; Bidarmaghz A; Johnston IW, 2016, 'Effects of ground heat exchanger variable pipe separation in ground-source heat pump systems', in Energy Geotechnics - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Energy Geotechnics, ICEGT 2016, pp. 155 - 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b21938-27

Jensen-Page L; Narsilio GA; Bidarmaghz A; Johnston IW, 2016, 'Impact of the Seasonal Variations in Ground Temperature on Thermal Response Test Results', in Geotechnical Special Publication, pp. 52 - 61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784480137.006

Bidarmaghz A; Narsilio GA, 2016, 'The influence of natural convection on thermal performance of ground heat exchangers', in Energy Geotechnics - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Energy Geotechnics, ICEGT 2016, pp. 145 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b21938-25

Narsilio GA; Francisca F; Ferrero H; Bidarmaghz A; Serrano C; Carro Perez ME; Makasis N; Delacoste E, 2015, 'Geothermal Energy in Loess: A Detailed Numerical Case Study for Cordoba', in Manzanal D; Sfriso AO (ed.), FROM FUNDAMENTALS TO APPLICATIONS IN GEOTECHNICS, IOS PRESS, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA, pp. 704 - 711, presented at 15th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (PCSMGE) / 8th South American Congress on Rock Mechanics (SCRM), Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA, 15 November 2015 - 18 November 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/978-1-61499-603-3-704

Bidarmaghz A; Narsilio G; Johnston I, 2013, 'Numerical modelling of ground heat exchangers with different ground loop configurations for direct geothermal applications', in 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics, ICSMGE 2013, pp. 3343 - 3346

Asal Bidarmaghz ; Narsilio G; Johnston I, 2012, 'Numerical modelling of ground loop configurations for Direct geothermalapplications', in Australian Geomechanics Journal, pp. 21 - 26

Theses / Dissertations

Bidarmaghz A, 2015, 3D numerical modelling of vertical ground heat exchangers


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