Sven Knutsson

Title: Professor
Organization: Luleå University of Technology
Research Area: Soil Mechanics
Division: Mining and Geotechnical Engineering
Department: Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Email: Sven.Knutsson@ltu.se
Phone: +46 (0)920 493312
Room: F1036 - Luleå »
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; http://smocs.eu/

"Snow and Ice" finanzed by EU target 2 program

Swedish Hydropwer Center (SVC);  http://www.svc.nu/

Publications

(321)
  1. A laboratory test study on effect of freeze–thaw cycles on strength and hydraulic conductivity of stabilized dredged sediments

    Makusa, G., Mácsik, J., Holm, G. &Knutsson, S.15 Jan 2016In : Canadian Geotechnical Journal.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Creep can strengthen clay: a matter of long-term slope stability

    Pusch, R., Knutsson, S., Xiaodong, L. &Yang, T.Jan 2016In : Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering.6, 1, p. 1-1818 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  3. Drainage Indications on the Growth of Anah Anticline, West of Iraq

    Sissakian, V., Abdul Ahad, A. D., Al-Ansari, N.&Knutsson, S.2016In : Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering.6, 1, p. 29-4618 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Effect of vertical load on tailings particles

    Rodriguez, J., Bhanbhro, R., Edeskär, T.&Knutsson, S.2016In : Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering.6, 2, p. 115-12915 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  5. Evaluation and Modification of Some Empirical and Semi-empirical Approaches for Prediction of Area-Storage Capacity Curves in Reservoirs of Dams

    Elias, I., Al-Ansari, N., Sherwany, G. &Knutsson, S.2016In : International Journal of Sediment Research.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

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Published: 28 August 2006

Updated: 17 March 2014