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; http://smocs.eu/

"Snow and Ice" finanzed by EU target 2 program

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

Publications

Article in journal

Numerical Analyses of Earthquake Induced Liquefaction and Deformation Behaviour of an Upstream Tailings Dam (2017)

Auchar Zardari. M, Mattsson. H, Knutsson. S, Khalid. M, Ask. M, Lund. B
Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, ISSN: 1687-8434, Vol. 2017
Article in journal

Landslides in Hareer Anticline, Central Northern Part of Iraq (2017)

Sissakian. V, Mustafa. H, Haris. G, Sadiq. S, Al-Ansari. N, Knutsson. S
Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, ISSN: 1792-9040, Vol. 7, nr. 2, s. 25-43
Article in journal

Age Estimation of Qara Chattan Landslide, Using Exposure Dating Method, Sulaimaniyah, Northeast Iraq (2017)

Sissakian. V, Sidiq. S, Haris. G, Al-Ansari. N, Knutsson. S
Earth Sciences and Geotechnichal Engineering, ISSN: 1792-9040, Vol. 7, nr. 2, s. 1-23
Article in journal

Climate Change and Future Precipitation in Arid Environment of Middle East (2017)

Osman. Y, Abdellatif. M, Al-Ansari. N, Knutsson. S, Jawad. S
Journal of Environmental Hydrology, ISSN: 1058-3912, Vol. 25, s. 1-18
Article in journal

New Tectonic Finding and its Implications on Locating Oilfields in parts of the Gulf Region (2017)

Sissakian. V, Shihab. A, Al-Ansari. N, Knutsson. S
Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, ISSN: 1792-9040, Vol. 7, nr. 3, s. 51-75

Student thesis

Student thesis

Impact of Drilling in Embankment Dams (2012)

Riechers. J
Självständigt arbete på avancerad nivå (yrkesexamen), 20 poäng / 30 hp
Civil Engineering, master's level, Student thesis, at least 30 credits