Sven Knutsson
Sven Knutsson

Sven Knutsson

Luleå University of Technology
Soil Mechanics
Mining and Geotechnical Engineering
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
+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);


Article in journal

Assessment of groundwater vulnerability to pollution using two different vulnerability models in Halabja-Saidsadiq Basin, Iraq (2020)

Abdullah. T, Ali. S, Al-Ansari. N, Knutsson. S
Groundwater for Sustainable Development, Vol. 10
Article in journal

A Comparative Evaluation of Cement and By-Product Petrit T in Soil Stabilization (2019)

Al-Jabban. W, Laue. J, Knutsson. S, Al-Ansari. N
Applied Sciences, Vol. 9, nr. 5238
Conference paper

A Non-Destructive Parameter Identification for an Embankment Dam (2019)

Toromanovic. J, Mattsson. H, Laue. J, Knutsson. S
Paper presented at : 15th International Benchmark Workshop on Numerical Analysis of Dams
Article in journal

Badush Dam (2019)

A Unique Case of Flood WaveRetention Dams Uncertain Future and Problematic Geology
Adamo. N, Al-Ansari. N, Sissakian. V, Laue. J, Knutsson. S
Engineering, Vol. 11, nr. 4, s. 189-205
Article in journal

Disposal of Low- and Intermediate-Level Radioactive Waste (2019)

Pusch. R, Kasbohm. J, Knutsson. S, Hoang-Minh. T, Nguyen-Thanh. L
Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 9, nr. 3, s. 237-272

Student thesis