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Journal articles

Bahaaddini M; Serati M; Khosravi MH; Hebblewhite B, 2022, 'Rock Joint Micro-Scale Surface Roughness Characterisation using Photogrammetry Method', Journal of Mining and Environment, vol. 13, pp. 87 - 100, http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/jme.2022.11669.2155

Zoorabadi M; Saydam S; Timms W; Hebblewhite B, 2022, 'Analytical methods to estimate the hydraulic conductivity of jointed rocks', Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 30, pp. 111 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10040-021-02413-0

Lin H; Oh J; Canbulat I; Hebblewhite B; Masoumi H; Walsh S, 2021, 'Experimental study on borehole size effect and prediction of breakout initiation stress', International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2021.104762

Craig P; Lamei Ramandi H; Chen H; Vandermaat D; Crosky A; Hagan P; Hebblewhite B; Saydam S, 2021, 'Stress corrosion cracking of rockbolts: An in-situ testing approach', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 269, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.121275

Lin H; Singh S; Oh J; Canbulat I; Kang WH; Hebblewhite B; Stacey TR, 2020, 'A combined approach for estimating horizontal principal stress magnitudes from borehole breakout data via artificial neural network and rock failure criterion', International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 136, pp. 104539 - 104539, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2020.104539

Lin H; Kang WH; Oh J; Canbulat I; Hebblewhite B, 2020, 'Numerical simulation on borehole breakout and borehole size effect using discrete element method', International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, vol. 30, pp. 623 - 633, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2020.05.019

Mo S; Ramandi HL; Oh J; Masoumi H; Canbulat I; Hebblewhite B; Saydam S, 2020, 'A new coal mine floor rating system and its application to assess the potential of floor heave', International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 128, pp. 104241 - 104241, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2020.104241

Brook M; Hebblewhite B; Mitra R, 2020, 'Coal mine roof rating (CMRR), rock mass rating (RMR) and strata control: Carborough Downs Mine, Bowen Basin, Australia', International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, vol. 30, pp. 225 - 234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2020.01.003

Li CC; Mikula P; Simser B; Hebblewhite B; Joughin W; Feng X; Xu N, 2019, 'Discussions on rockburst and dynamic ground support in deep mines', Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, vol. 11, pp. 1110 - 1118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrmge.2019.06.001

Vardar O; Zhang C; Canbulat I; Hebblewhite B, 2019, 'Numerical modelling of strength and energy release characteristics of pillar-scale coal mass', Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, vol. 11, pp. 935 - 943, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrmge.2019.04.003

Li L; Hagan PC; Saydam S; Hebblewhite B; Zhang C, 2019, 'A laboratory study of shear behaviour of rockbolts under dynamic loading based on the drop test using a double shear system', Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-019-01776-x

Le TD; Zhang C; Oh J; Mitra R; Hebblewhite B, 2019, 'A new cavability assessment for Longwall Top Coal Caving from discontinuum numerical analysis', International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 115, pp. 11 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2019.01.006

Wu S; Chen H; Lamei Ramandi H; Hagan PC; Hebblewhite B; Crosky A; Saydam S, 2018, 'Investigation of cable bolts for stress corrosion cracking failure', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 187, pp. 1224 - 1231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.08.066

Vardar O; Zhang C; Canbulat I; Hebblewhite B, 2018, 'A semi-quantitative coal burst risk classification system', International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, vol. 28, pp. 721 - 727, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2018.08.001

Wu S; Chen H; Craig P; Ramandi HL; Timms W; Hagan PC; Crosky A; Hebblewhite B; Saydam S, 2018, 'An experimental framework for simulating stress corrosion cracking in cable bolts', Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, vol. 76, pp. 121 - 132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2018.03.004

Le T; Oh J; Hebblewhite B; Zhang C; Mitra R, 2018, 'A discontinuum modelling approach for investigation of Longwall Top Coal Caving mechanisms', International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 106, pp. 84 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2018.04.025

Barbato J; Hebblewhite B; Mitra R; Mills K; Waddington A, 2018, 'Development of predictive methods for strain at the surface due to longwall coal mining', Mining Technology: Transactions of the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, vol. 127, pp. 103 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14749009.2017.1386815

Li Y; Oh J; Mitra R; Canbulat I; Hebblewhite B, 2017, 'Applicability of a joint constitutive model: correlation with field observations', International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, pp. 1 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19386362.2017.1344367

Zhang C; Canbulat I; Hebblewhite B; Ward C, 2017, 'Assessing coal burst phenomena in mining and insights into directions for future research', International Journal of Coal Geology, vol. 179, pp. 28 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2017.05.011

Zhang C; Mitra R; Oh J; Canbulat I; Hebblewhite B, 2017, 'Numerical analysis on mining-induced fracture development around river valleys', International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, vol. 32, pp. 463 - 485, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17480930.2017.1293495

Le TD; Mitra R; Oh J; Hebblewhite B, 2017, 'A review of cavability evaluation in longwall top coal caving', International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, vol. 27, pp. 907 - 915, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2017.06.021

Hebblewhite B; Galvin J, 2017, 'A review of the geomechanics aspects of a double fatality coal burst at Austar Colliery in NSW, Australia in April 2014', International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, vol. 27, pp. 3 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2016.10.002

Zhang C; Canbulat I; Tahmasebinia F; Hebblewhite B, 2017, 'Assessment of energy release mechanisms contributing to coal burst', International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, vol. 27, pp. 43 - 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2016.09.029

Zhai H; Canbulat I; Hebblewhite B; Zhang C, 2017, 'Review of current empirical approaches for determination of the weak rock mass properties', Procedia Engineering, vol. 191, pp. 908 - 917, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.05.261

Brook MS; Hebblewhite BW; Mitra R, 2016, 'Cleat aperture-size distributions: A case study from the Late Permian Rangal Coal Measures, Bowen Basin, Australia', International Journal of Coal Geology, vol. 168, pp. 186 - 192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2016.11.009

Li L; Hagan PC; Saydam S; Hebblewhite B, 2016, 'Parametric study of rockbolt shear behaviour by double shear test', Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, vol. 49, pp. 4787 - 4797, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-016-1063-4

Zoorabadi M; Saydam S; Timms W; Hebblewhite B, 2016, 'Linear flow behaviour of matched joints – case study on standard JRC profiles', Geomechanics and Geoengineering, vol. 11, pp. 189 - 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17486025.2016.1153728

Zhang C; Mitra R; Oh J; Hebblewhite B, 2016, 'Analysis of Mining-induced Valley Closure Movements', Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, vol. First online: 29 October 2015, pp. 1923 - 1941, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-015-0880-1

Tibbett JD; Suorineni FT; Hebblewhite BK, 2016, 'Preliminary investigation of rockmass response to undercut blasting in a block cave mining system using VRSV', CIM Journal, vol. Volume 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.15834/cimj.2016.11

Barbato J; Hebblewhite B; Mitra R; Mills K, 2016, 'Prediction of horizontal movement and strain at the surface due to longwall coal mining', International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 84, pp. 105 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2016.02.006

Li L; Hagan P; Saydam S; Hebblewhite B, 2016, 'Shear resistance contribution of support systems in double shear test', Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, vol. 56, pp. 168 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2016.03.011

Li Y; Oh J; Mitra R; Hebblewhite B, 2016, 'Experimental Studies on the Mechanical Behaviour of Rock Joints with Various Openings', Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, vol. 49, pp. 837 - 853, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-015-0781-3

Hebblewhite B; Gray R, 2016, 'Non-conventional surface ground behavior induced by underground mining in Pennsylvania', 2015 Transactions of Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, vol. 338, pp. 467 - 475

Li Y; Oh J; Mitra R; Hebblewhite B, 2016, 'A constitutive model for a laboratory rock joint with multi-scale asperity degradation', Computers and Geotechnics, vol. 72, pp. 143 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2015.10.008

Craig P; Saydam S; Hagan PC; Crosky A; Hebblewhite B, 2016, 'Investigations into the corrosive environments contributing to premature failure of Australian coal mine rock bolts', International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, vol. 26, pp. 59 - 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2015.11.011

Bahaaddini M; Hagan P; Mitra R; Hebblewhite BK, 2015, 'Numerical Study of the Mechanical Behavior of Nonpersistent Jointed Rock Masses', International Journal of Geomechanics, vol. 16, pp. 04015035 - 04015035, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000510

Zoorabadi M; Saydam S; Timms W; Hebblewhite B, 2015, 'Non-linear flow behaviour of rough fractures having standard JRC profiles', International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 76, pp. 192 - 199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2015.03.004

Bahaaddini M; Hagan PC; Mitra R; Hebblewhite B, 2014, 'Scale effect on the shear behaviour of rock joints based on a numerical study', Engineering Geology, vol. 181, pp. 212 - 223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2014.07.018

Bahaaddini M; Hagan PC; Mitra R; Hebblewhite BK, 2014, 'Parametric Study of Smooth Joint Parameters on the Shear Behaviour of Rock Joints', Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, vol. 48, pp. 923 - 940, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-014-0641-6

Suorineni FT; Hebblewhite B; Saydam S, 2014, 'Geomechanics challenges of contemporary deep mining: a suggested model for increasing future mining safety and productivity', Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, vol. 114, pp. 1023 - 1032, http://www.saimm.co.za/Journal/v114n12p1023.pdf

Zoorabadi M; Saydam S; Timms W; Hebblewhite B, 2013, 'Hydraulic properties of standard JRC profiles', Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

Carmichael P; Hebblewhite BK, 2013, 'An investigation into semi-intact rock mass representation for physical modelling block caving mechanics zones', Mining Education Australia, Research Projects Review 2012, vol. 2, pp. 1 - 6

Zhang C; Mitra R; Hebblewhite B, 2013, 'Evaluation of valley closure subsidence effects under irregular topographic conditions', Transactions of the Institutions of Mining and Metallurgy, Section A: Mining Technology, vol. 122, pp. 172 - 183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1743286313Y.0000000036

Bahaaddini MB; Sharrock GB; Hebblewhite B, 2013, 'Numerical direct shear tests to model the shear behaviour of rock joints', Computers and Geotechnics, vol. 51, pp. 101 - 115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2013.02.003

Bahaaddini M; Sharrock GB; Hebblewhite B, 2013, 'Numerical investigation of the effect of joint geometrical parameters on the mechanical properties of a non-persistent jointed rock mass under uniaxial compression', Computers and Geotechnics, vol. 49, pp. 206 - 225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2012.10.012

Zoorabadi M; Saydam S; Hebblewhite B, 2012, 'Parameter Study on Prediction Methods for TBM Penetration Rate', Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, vol. 31, pp. 783 - 791, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10706-012-9594-2

Laurence D; Hebblewhite B, 2011, 'Sustainable minerals education - We care, but do you?', AusIMM Bulletin, pp. 78 - 86

Vakili A; Hebblewhite B, 2010, 'A new cavability assessment criterion for Longwall Top Coal Caving', International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 47, pp. 1317 - 1329, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2010.08.010

Hebblewhite B, 2010, 'International education of mining engineers - an update on the Australian experience and international opportunities for collaboration.', Mining Engineering, vol. 62, pp. 37 - 43

Hebblewhite B, 2009, 'International education of mining engineers - An update on the australian experience and international opportunities for collaboration', SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit and CMA's 111th National Western Mining Conference 2009, vol. 1, pp. 12 - 16


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