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

Article in journal
Pusch, R et al.

Two genuinely geological alternatives for disposal of highly radioactive waste (HLW)

2017
Ingår i Communicacaoes Geologicas, ISSN 0873-948X; e-ISSN: 1647-581X
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Article in journal
Yang, T et al.

Swelling properties and permeability of expandable clays of potential use for nuclear waste disposal

2016
Ingår i Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, ISSN 1792-9040
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Article in journal
Sissakian, V et al.

The Regional Geology of Dokan Area, NE Iraq

2016
Ingår i Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, ISSN 1792-9040
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Article in journal
Hatem, M et al.

Hydrothermal alteration of clay and low pH concrete applicable to deep borehole disposal of high-level radioactive waste

2016
Ingår i Construction and Building Materials, ISSN 0950-0618
Article in journal
Sissakian, V et al.

Age Estimation of Alqosh Main Landslide, North Iraq Using Exposure Dating Method

2016
Ingår i Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, ISSN 1792-9040
Document
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Student thesis

Student thesis
Riechers, J et al.

Impact of Drilling in Embankment Dams

2012
Självständigt arbete på avancerad nivå (yrkesexamen), 20 poäng / 30 hp
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Published: 28 August 2006

Updated: 17 March 2014

 

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