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Research interests

Soil-structure interaction Elastic / acoustic wave modelling Traffic induced vibration propagation Finite and infinite elements Meshless methods Parallel computing.


PhD at Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France Research Associate at the University of Durham, England Senior Lecturer at the Heriot-Watt University, Scotland Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK.

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Finite element method Engineering & Materials Science
Soils Engineering & Materials Science
Elastic waves Engineering & Materials Science
Helmholtz equation Engineering & Materials Science
Polyurethanes Engineering & Materials Science
Scattering Engineering & Materials Science
railway Earth & Environmental Sciences
Stiffness Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1994 2019

Finite element method
Linear systems
Exponential functions

Enhanced conformal perfectly matched layers for Bernstein–Bézier finite element modelling of short wave scattering

El Kacimi, A., Laghrouche, O., Ouazar, D., Mohamed, M. S., Seaid, M. & Trevelyan, J., 8 Jul 2019, In : Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 355, p. 614-638 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

perfectly matched layers
wave scattering
Finite element method
finite element method
Program processors
Wave propagation
Finite element method

Non-linear soil behaviour on high speed rail lines

Dong, K., Connolly, D. P., Laghrouche, O., Woodward, P. K. & Alves Costa, P., Aug 2019, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 112, p. 302-318 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Materials properties
Railroad tracks

Settlement behaviour of hybrid asphalt-ballast railway tracks

Yu, Z., Connolly, D. P., Woodward, P. K. & Laghrouche, O., 30 May 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 208, p. 808-817 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclic loads