Sven Knutsson
Sven Knutsson

Sven Knutsson

Professor
Luleå University of Technology
Soil Mechanics
Mining and Geotechnical Engineering
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Sven.Knutsson@ltu.se
+46 (0)920 493312
F1036 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);  http://www.svc.nu/

Publications

Article in journal

Use of TEM-EDX for structural formula identification of clay minerals (2019)

a case study of Di Linh bentonite, Vietnam
Hoang-Minh. T, Kasbohm. J, Nguyen-Thanh. L, Nga. P, Lai. L, Duong. N, et al.
Journal of applied crystallography, ISSN: 0021-8898, Vol. 52, nr. 1, s. 133-147
Article in journal

A Comparative Study of Mosul and Haditha Dams, Iraq (2018)

Geological conditions
Sissakian. V, Adamo. N, Al-Ansari. N, Knutsson. S, Laue. J, Elagely. M
Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, ISSN: 1792-9040, Vol. 8, nr. 2, s. 35-52
Article in journal

Application of the HELP Model for Landfill Design in AridAreas (2018)

Case Study Babylon Governorate, Iraq
Chabuk. A, Al-Ansari. N, Laue. J, Alkaradaghi. K, Hussain. H, Knutsson. S
Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, ISSN: 1934-7359, Vol. 12, nr. 12, s. 848-879
Article in journal

Assessment of Groundwater Vulnerability to Pollution Using VLDA and COP Models in Halabja Saidsadiq Basin, Iraq (2018)

O. Abdullah. T, S. Ali. S, Al-Ansari. N, Knutsson. S
Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, ISSN: 1934-7359, Vol. 12, nr. 11, s. 798-809
Article in journal

Badush Dam (2018)

Controversy and Future Possibilities
Adamo. N, Sissakian. V, Al-Ansari. N, Knutsson. S, Laue. J
Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, ISSN: 1792-9040, Vol. 8, nr. 2, s. 17-33

Student thesis