Sven Knutsson

Title: Professor, Holder of a Chair
Organization: Luleå University of Technology
Research Area: Soil Mechanics
Division: Mining and Geotechnical Engineering
Department: Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 493312
Room: F1053 - show on map »
City: Luleå

Main research interests

Frost, frost action, thaw weakening, permafrost, snow mechanics

Water retension dams; internal erosion, stability

Tailings dams; mechanical properties, long term stability

Erosion and erosion processes

Mechanical properties in coarse grained material

Use of industrial by-products

Dredging and deposition of dredged sediments

Ongoing projects

"Sustainable Management Of Contaminated Sediments" (SMOCS) finanzed by EU Baltic Sea Region Program;

"Snow and Ice" finanzed by EU target 2 program

Swedish Hydropwer Center (SVC);


  1. Age Estimation of Qash Qooly Valley in Dokan Vicinity, North Iraq Using Exposure Age Determination Method

    Sissakian, V.,Al-Ansari, N.&Knutsson, S.2 Feb 2015 In :Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture .9 ,p. 90-10314 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Application of SimaPro7 on Al-Hilla City Sewerage Network, Iraq

    Alanbari, M., Alazzawi, H.,Al-Ansari, N.&Knutsson, S.15 May 2015 In :Engineering .7 ,5 ,p. 224-2295 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  3. Development of Gulley Ali Beg Gorge in Rawandooz Area, Northern Iraq

    Sissakian, V., Abdul Jabbar, M.,Al-Ansari, N.&Knutsson, S.19 Jan 2015 In :Engineering .7 ,1 ,p. 16-3015 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Expected Future Precipitation in Central Iraq using LARS-WG Stochastic Weather Generator*

    Osman, Y.,Al-Ansari, N. , Abdellatif, M., Aljawad, S. &Knutsson, S.2015 In :Engineering .

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article


Published: 28 August 2006

Updated: 17 March 2014

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