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Relevant Publications

Publications

 

Fibre optic sensing (general)

 

Kechavarzi, C., Soga, K., de Battista, N., Pelecanos, L., Elshafie, M., Mair, R., 2016. Distributed fibre optic strain sensing for monitoring civil infrastructure - A Practical Guide. ICE Publishing, London, UK, 264p. ISBN: 9780727760555

 

Mair, R.J., 2016. Briefing: Advanced sensing technologies for structural health monitoring. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Forensic Engineering. 169(2): 46-49

 

Ouyang, Y., Bell, A., Elshafie, M., Kechavarzi, C., Soga, K., Fernie, R., Mair, R., 2015. The history of UK experience in the use of fibre optic monitoring of geotechnically associated installations. Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development. Published Online: November 23, 2015. DOI: 10.1680/ecsmge.60678.vol2.079

 

Iten, Z. Spera, J. Jeyapalan, G. Duckworth, D. Inaudi, X. Bao, N. Noether, A. Klar, A. Marshall, B. Glisic, M. Facchini, J. Jason, M. Elshafie, C. Kechavarzi, W. Miles, S. Rajah, B. Johnston, J. Allen, H. Lee, S. Leffler, A. Zadok, P. Hayward, K. Waterman, and O. Artieres, 2015. Benefits of Global Standards on the Use of Optical Fiber Sensing Systems for the Impact of Construction of New Utilities and Tunnels on Existing Utilities. Pipelines 2015: pp 1655-1666.

 

Soga, K., Kechavarzi, C., Keenan, P., Chunge, M., Kwan, V., 2015. Making visible the invisible. Civil Engineering Surveyor, 12 01 2015, 47-48.

 

Ouyang, Y., Bell, A., Elshafie, M., Kechavarzi, C., Soga, K., Fernie, R., Mair, R., 2015. The history of UK experience in the use of fibre optic monitoring of geotechnically associated installations. Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development: XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (Editors: M G Winter, D M Smith, P J L Eldred and D G Toll), ICE Publishing, London, UK. ISBN: 978-0-7277-6067-8

 

Monitoring of shafts, excavations and diaphragm walls

 

Li, Z., Soga, K., Kechavarzi, C., 2018. Distributed Fibre Optic Sensing of a Deep Excavation Adjacent to Existing Tunnels. Geotechnique Letters. 8(3), 1-7.

Schwamb, T., Elshafie, M.Z.E.B., Soga, K. and Mair, R.J., 2016. Considerations for monitoring of deep circular excavations. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Geotechnical Engineering, 169(6):477-493.

Schwamb, T., Soga, K., Mair, R.J., Elshafie, M.Z.E.B., Sutherden, R., Boquet, C., Greenwood, J., 2014. Fibre optic monitoring of a deep circular excavation. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Geotechnical Engineering, 167(2): 144-154.

 

 

Monitoring of pile foundations

 

Kechavarzi, C., Pelecanos, L., de Battista, N., Soga, K., 2019. Distributed fibre optic sensing for monitoring reinforced concrete piles. Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA, 50, 2, 43-51. ISSN 0046-5828

 

Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Elshafie, M., de Battista, N., Kechavarzi, C., Gue, C. Y., Ouyang, Y., Seo, H.-J., 2018. Distributed Fibre Optic Sensing of Axially Loaded Bored Piles. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 144(3): 04017122.

 

Yi, R., Kechavarzi, C., O’Leary, F., Barker, C., Nicholson, D, Soga, K., 2017. Integrity Testing of Pile Cover Using Distributed Fibre Optic Sensing. Sensors 2017, 17, 2949

 

Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Chunge, M., Ouyang, Y., Kwan, V., Kechavarzi, C., Nicholson, D.P., 2017. Distributed fibre-optic monitoring of an Osterberg-cell pile test in London. Geotechnique Letters, 7(2), 152-160.

 

de Battista, N., Kechavarzi, C., Seo, H., Soga, H., Pennington, S., 2016. Distributed fibre optic sensors for measuring strain and temperature of cast-in-situ concrete test piles, in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC). 27 - 29 June 2016, Cambridge, UK.

 

de Battista, N., Kechavarzi, C., Soga, K., 2016. Distributed fiber optic sensors for monitoring reinforced concrete piles using Brillouin scattering, in: Proceedings of the European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors - EWOFS 2016. SPIE, Limerick, Ireland.

 

 

Monitoring of tunnels

 

Di Murro, V., Pelecanos, L., Soga, K., Kechavarzi, C., Morton, R.F., Scibile, L., 2019. Long-term deformation monitoring of CERN concrete-lined tunnels using distributed fibre-optic sensing. Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA, 50, 2, 1-7. June 2019 ISSN 0046-5828

 

Soga, K., Kechavarzi, C., Pelecanos, L., de Battista, N., Williamson, M., Gue, C.Y., Di Murro, V., Elshafie, M., 2017. Distributed fiber-optic strain sensing for monitoring underground structures – Tunnels case studies, in: Pamukcu, S., Cheng, L. (Eds.), Underground Sensing - Monitoring and Hazard Detection for Environment and Infrastructure. Academic Press - Elsevier, pp. 287–321. ISBN: 9780128031391

 

Alhaddad, M., Wilcock, M., Gue, C.Y., Elshafie, M.Z.E.B., Soga, K., Mair, R.J., Devriendt, M. and Wright, P., 2107. Imposed longitudinal settlement on a cast-iron tunnel from the excavation of a new tunnel beneath. Proceedings of 9th Int. Symposium on Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground, TC204 ISSMGE -IS-Sao Paulo 2017172

 

Gue, C.Y., Wilcock, M.J., Alhaddad, M.M., Elshafie, M.Z.E.B., Soga, K. and Mair, R.J., 2017. Tunnelling close beneath an existing tunnel in clay – perpendicular undercrossing. Géotechnique, 67(9), 795-807.

 

Di Murro, V. and Pelecanos, L. and Soga, K., Kechavarzi, C., Morton, R.F., Scibile, L., 2016. Distributed fibre optic long-term monitoring of concrete-lined tunnel section TT10 at CERN, in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC). 27 - 29 June 2016, Cambridge, UK.

 

de Battista, N., Elshafie, M., Soga, K., Williamson, M., Hazelden, G., Hsu, Y.S., 2015. Strain monitoring using embedded distributed fibre optic sensors in a sprayed concrete tunnel lining during the excavation of cross-passages, in: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring and Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII7). Torino, Italy.

 

Gue, C.Y., Wilcock,M., Alhaddad, M.M., Elshafie, M.Z.E.B., Soga, K. and Mair, R.J., 2015. The monitoring of an existing cast iron tunnel with distributed fibre optic sensing (DFOS). Journal of Civil and Structural Health Monitoring, 5(5), 573-586.

 

Gil Lorenzo, S., Elshafie, M.Z.E., Soga, K., Mair, R.J., Wright, P., and Clegg, M. 2015. Monitoring concrete segmental lining tunnels with fibre-optic and conventional instrumentation. In: Ninth International Symposium on Field Measurements in Geomechanics, 2015-9-8 to 2015-9-11, Sydney, Australia pp. 373-384.

 

Elshafie, M.Z.E.B, Gue, C.Y., de Battista, N., Alhaddad, M.,Wilcock, M., Soga, K. and Mair, R.J., 2015. A Tale of Two Tunnels - Understanding the Performance of Existing and New Tunnels during Construction Works. Structural Health Monitoring 2015: System Reliability For Verification and Implementation, Vols. 1 and 2, 1575-1582

 

Mohamad, H., Soga, K., Bennett, P, J., Mair, R, J., and Lim, C, S., 2012.  Monitoring Twin Tunnel Interaction Using Distributed Optical Fiber Strain Measurements.  Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, August 2012. 957-967.

 

Mohamad, H., Bennett, P. J., Soga, K., Mair, R. J., and Bowers, K. 2010. Behaviour of an old masonry tunnel due to tunnelling-induced ground settlement. Géotechnique, 60(12), 927–938.

 

 

Monitoring of other structures

 

Kechavarzi, C., Keenan, P., Xu, X., Yi, R. (2020). Monitoring the hydraulic performance of sewers using fibre optic distributed temperature sensing. Water, 12, 2451.

 

de Battista, N., Kechavarzi, C., Cheal, N., Harvey, R., Wong, S., 2019. Monitoring the axial shortening of Principal Tower using embedded distributed fibre optic sensors, in: International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction 2019 (ICSIC). ICE Publishing, Cambridge, UK, pp. 233–240.

 

Palaiologou, M., Psomas, S., Kechavarzi, C., Xu, X., 2019. Real-time displacement control using expansive geopolymers with Fibre Optic Sensing monitoring: Field trial at Thames Tideway West, London. In: Tunnels and Underground Cities. Engineering and Innovation Meet Archaeology, Architecture and Art. Proceedings of the WTC 2019 ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress (WTC 2019), May 3-9, 2019, Naples, Italy (Editors D. Peila, G. Viggiani, T. Celestino), Taylor & Francis Group, London. ISBN: 978-1-138-38865-9

 

Acikgoz, S., DeJong, M, Kechavarzi, C., Soga, K., 2018. Dynamic response of a damaged masonry rail viaduct: Measurement and evaluation. Engineering Structures, 168, 544-558.

 

de Battista, N., Cheal, N., Harvey, R., Kechavarzi, C., 2017. Monitoring the axial displacement of a high-rise building under construction using embedded distributed fibre optic sensors, in: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring and Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII8). Brisbane, Australia.

 

de Battista, N., Harvey, R., Cheal, N., 2017. Distributed fibre optic sensor system to measure the progressive axial shortening of a high-rise building during construction, in: Proceedings of the 39th IABSE Symposium – Engineering the Future. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

 

Davila Delgado, J.M., de Battista, N., Brilakis, I., Middleton, C., 2016. Design and data modelling of fibre optic systems to monitor reinforced concrete structural elements, in: Proceedings of the 2016 Construction Research Congress (CRC2016). San Juan, Puerto Rico.

 

Rodenas-Herráiz, D., Soga, K., Fidler, P., de Battista, N., 2016. Wireless sensor networks for civil infrastructure monitoring: A best practice guide. ICE Publishing, London, UK, 210p. ISBN: 978-0-7277-6151-4

 

de Battista, N., Brownjohn, J.M.W., Tan, H.P., Koo, K.-Y., 2015. Measuring and modelling the thermal performance of the Tamar Suspension Bridge using a wireless sensor network. Struct. Infrastruct. Eng. 11, 176–193.

 

Brownjohn, J.M.W., Koo, K.-Y. & de Battista, N, 2014. Sensing solutions for assessing and monitoring of bridges. In: Wang, M.L., Lynch, J.P. and Sohn, H., eds., Sensor technologies for civil infrastructures Vol.2, Ch.24. Cambridge, UK: Woodhead Publishing.

 

de Battista, N., Brownjohn, J.M.W., Rice, J.A., Sim, S.-H., Tan, H.P., 2013. Wireless structural health monitoring of a multi-span footbridge with decentralised embedded data processing, in: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII6). Kowloon, Hong Kong.

 

de Battista, N., Rice, J.A., Sim, S.-H., Brownjohn, J.M.W., Tan, H.-P., 2013. Embedded data processing in wireless sensor networks for structural health monitoring, in: Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring. Stanford, CA.

 

de Battista, N., Rice, J.A., Sim, S.-H., Brownjohn, J.M.W., Tan, H.P., 2013. Structural health monitoring of civil infrastructure using wireless sensor networks, in: Proceedings of the Society for Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics Young Engineers Conference. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

 

Koo, K.Y., de Battista, N., Brownjohn, J.M.W., 2011. SHM data management system using MySQL databse with MATLAB and Web interfaces, in: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-5). Cancun, Mexico.

 

de Battista, N., Westgate, R., Koo, K.Y., Brownjohn, J.M.W., 2011. Wireless monitoring of the longitudinal displacement of the Tamar Suspension Bridge deck under changing environmental conditions, in: Tomizuka, M. (Ed.), Proceedings of SPIE: Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems. San Diego, CA, USA, p. 79811O.

 

de Battista, N., Brownjohn, J.M.W., 2010. Use of Imote2 with SHM-A wireless smart sensor nodes, in: Proceedings of the 5th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (5WCSCM). Tokyo, Japan.