Dissertations and Theses relating to sulfur-species problemsLast updated 11.12.15 Please use the contact page to email me if you would like your work included here. Most recent to oldest:
St. John, T.W. (2015). The distribution and assessment of sulfur-species in geological materials: implications for geoenvironmental engineering. PhD Thesis, University of Bristol.
Abdalkader, A. (2014). Thaumasite sulfate attack in cement mortars exposed to sulfate and chloride and implications to rebar corrosion. PhD Thesis, University of Sheffield.
Abualgasem, J. (2014). The effect of wetting and drying cycles and carbonation on thaumasite formation. PhD Thesis, University of Sheffield.
Freese, K. (2014). Assessment of sulfate in Ohio transportation subgrades. MSc Thesis, University of Akron. Link to full Thesis PDF.
Buttress, A.J. (2013). Physicochemical behaviour of artificial lime stabilised sulfate bearing cohesive soils. PhD Thesis, University of Nottingham.
Hunt, J.R. (2013). The formation and distribution of acid soluble sulfate bands in British pyritiferous mudrocks and the significance of bacteria. MSci Thesis, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol.
Maguire, B. (2013). Deterioration Caused By Sulfide-Bearing Aggregates: Performance Test Development. MSc Thesis, Ryerson University. Link to full MSc Thesis PDF.
Mannion, P. (2012). An experimental study of pyritic heave. Unpublished Master’s Thesis. University of Galway.
Mbogoro, M.M. (2011). Crystal growth and dissolution of gypsum and analogous materials : a multi-scale approach. PhD Thesis, University of Warwick.
Oliveira, I. (2011) Reacción sulfática interna en presas de hormigón: cinética del comportamiento. PhD Thesis. Polytechnic University of Catalunya (in Spanish), Barcelona.
Taffe, C. (2011). Structural problems associated with the use of pyritic aggregate in dwellings in Ireland. MAI Thesis, Trinity College Dublin. Link to library catalogue record. Note – not available for consultation until November 2016.
Gomides, J.M.J. (2009). Investigação de agregados contendo sulfetos e seus efeitos sobre a durabilidade do concreto. PhD Tesis (in portuguese), Porto Alegre.
Sargent, C. (2009). An Examination of Subsidence in North-East England due to the Dissolution of Sub-Surface Gypsum using the Shallow Seismic Reflection Technique. PhD Thesis, University of Durham.
Araújo, G.S. (2008). La reacción sulfática de origen interno en presas de hormigón. Propuesta metodológica de análisis. PhD Tesis (in spanish). Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya, Barcelona.
Brueckner, R. (2007). Accelerating the thaumasite form of sulfate attack and an investigation of its effects on skin friction. PhD Thesis, University of Birmingham. Link to full PhD Thesis PDF.
Collet, G.W. (2008). Predicting deterioration of concrete due to the thaumasite form of sulfate attack. PhD Thesis, University of Sheffield.
Hoover, S.E. (2008). The expansive effects of concentrated pyritic zones in shales of the Marcellus Formation. PhD Thesis, Graduate School College of Engineering, Pennsylvania State University. Link to full PhD Thesis PDF.
Abreham, Y.A. (2007). Reactivity of alum and black shale in the Oslo region, Norway. Masters Thesis, University of Oslo. Link to full Master Thesis PDF.
Berdugo, I.R. (2007). Tunnelling in sulphate bearing rocks: Expansive phenomena. PhD thesis, UPC, Barcelona, Spain.
Schmidt, T. (2007). Sulfate attack and the role of internal carbonate on the formation of thaumasite. Doctor of Science Thesis, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland. Link to full thesis PDF.
Marden Torres, S. (2004). The influence of chloride on the thaumasite form of sulfate attack in mortars containing calcium carbonate. PhD Thesis, University of Sheffield.
Bryant, L.D. (2003). Geotechnical Problems with Pyritic Rock and Soil. MSc Thesis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Link to full MSc Thesis PDF.
Roy, S. (2002). Pyrite oxidation in coal-bearing strata : controls on in-situ oxidation as a precursor of acid mine drainage formation. PhD Thesis, University of Durham.
Wang, L. (2002). Cementitious stabilization of soils in the presence of sulfate. PhD Thesis, Louisiana State University. Link to full PhD Thesis PDF.
Divet, L. (2001). Les reactions sulfatiques internes au beton. Contribution à l’etude des mecanismes de la formation differee de l’ettringite. PhD Thesis, Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers, Paris.
Orndorff, Z.W. (2001). Evaluation of Sulfidic Materials in Virginia Highway Corridors. PhD Thesis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Link to full PhD Thesis PDF.
Thomas, B.I. (2001). Stabilisation of sulphide rich soil. PhD Thesis, University of Glamorgan.
Gilbert, N. (2000). Problemes de gonflement de remblais de fondation lies a la pyrite: caracterisation du potentiel expansif en laboratoire. University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. Approximate translation: Problems of swelling due to pyritic foundation backfill: characterisation of expansion potential in the laboratory.
Pepin, C. (2000). Endommagements de residences par le gonflement de remblais pyriteux et essai de mesure du potentiel de gonflement. University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. Approximate translation: Damage to residences due to the swelling of pyritic backfill and testing to measure swelling potential.
Tixier, R. (2000). Microstructural development and sulfate attack modeling in blended cement-based materials. PhD Thesis, Arizona State University. Link to full PhD Thesis PDF.
Hartshorn, S.A. (1998). Sulphate attack of Portland limestone cements. PhD Thesis, University of Sheffield.
Carruthers, P.H. (1992). The durability of building mortars against sulphate attack. PhD Thesis, University of Hertfordshire.
Esteban, F. (1990). Caracterizacion experimental de la expansividad de una roca evaporıtica: Identificacion de los mecanismos de hinchamiento. PhD thesis, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain (in Spanish).
Wilson, S.L.S. (1990). Gypsum growth and distribution at developed sites on Jurassic mudrocks. PhD Thesis, University of Bristol.
Backes, C.A. (1984). The oxidation of pyrite and its environmental consequences. PhD Thesis, University of Glasgow.
Steward, H.E. (1984). Links between geochemical and engineering properties in weathered pyritic shales. PhD Thesis, University of Sheffield. Access through EThOS.
Vear, A. (1981). The geochemistry of pyritic shale weathering in an active landslide. PhD Thesis, University of Sheffield. Access through EThOS.
Ewan, V.J. (1979). A heave phenomenon in pyritic black shales. MSc Advanced Course Dissertation, University of Durham.