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Research project

Development and role of structure in railway ballast


Lead researcher

Professor William Powrie

Professor of Geotechnical Engineering

Research interests

  • Railway track and trackbed behaviour and performance.
  • Geotechnical transportation infrastructure (earthworks, retaining walls, tunnels).
  • Groundwater and groundwater control.
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Research outputs

Sinthuja Aingaran, Louis Le Pen, Antonios Zervos & William Powrie, 2018, Transportation Geotechnics, 15, 84-90
Type: article
S. Ahmed, J. Harkness, L. Le Pen, W. Powrie & A. Zervos, 2015, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 40(5), 713-737
Type: article
L. Le Pen, A.R. Bhandari & W. Powrie, 2014, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 140(5)
Type: article
L. Le Pen, W. Powrie, A. Zervos, S. Ahmed & S. Aingaran, 2013, Granular Matter, 15(6), 849-861
Type: article