Skip to content
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

Dam Safety (2021)

Hazards Created by Human Failings and Actions
Adamo. N, Al-Ansari. N, Sissakian. V, Laue. J, Knutsson. S
Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 11, nr. 1, s. 65-107
Article in journal

Dam Safety (2021)

Monitoring of Tailings Dams and Safety Reviews
Adamo. N, Al-Ansari. N, Sissakian. V, Laue. J, Knutsson. S
Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 11, nr. 1, s. 249-289
Article in journal

Dam Safety (2021)

Sediments and Debris Problems
Adamo. N, Al-Ansari. N, Sissakian. V, Laue. J, Knutsson. S
Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 11, nr. 1, s. 27-63
Article in journal

Dam Safety (2021)

Use of Instrumentation in Dams
Adamo. N, Al-Ansari. N, Sissakian. V, Laue. J, Knutsson. S
Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 11, nr. 1, s. 145-202
Article in journal

Dam Safety (2021)

Use of Seismic Monitoring Instrumentation in Dams
Adamo. N, Al-Ansari. N, Sissakian. V, Laue. J, Knutsson. S
Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 11, nr. 1, s. 203-247

Student thesis