Publications

  • Journal Papers

Journal Papers (* indicates corresponding author)

  1. Chau, V.*, Rougier, E., Lei, Z., Knight, E.E., Gao, K., Hunter, A., Srinivasan, G., & Viswanathan, H. (2019). Numerical analysis of flyer plate experiments in granite via the combined finite–discrete element method. Computational Particle Mechanicsdoi:10.1007/s40571-019-00300-w[PDF]
  2. Gao, K., Lei, Q.*, Bozorgzadeh, N, & Chau, V. T. (2019). Can we estimate far-field stress using the mean of local stresses? An examination based on numerical simulations. Computers and Geotechnics116, 103188, doi:10.1016/j.compgeo.2019.103188[PDF]
  3. Gao, K.*, Guyer, R. A., Rougier, E., Ren, C. X., & Johnson, P. A. (2019). From stress chains to acoustic emission. Physical Review Letters123(4),048003, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.048003[PDF]
  4. Gao, K.*, Rougier, E., Guyer, R. A., Lei, Z, & Johnson, P. A. (2019). Simulation of crack induced nonlinear elasticity using the combined finite-discrete element method. Ultrasonics, 98, 51-61. doi:10.1016/j.ultras.2019.06.003[PDF]
  5. Gao, K.*, Bozorgzadeh, N., & Harrison, J. P. (2019). The equivalence of three shear‑normal stress forms of the Hoek‑Brown criterion. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineeringdoi:10.1007/s00603-019-01758-z[PDF]
  6. Lei, Q., & Gao, K.* (2019). A numerical study of stress variability in heterogeneous fractured rocks. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 113, 121-133. doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2018.12.001[PDF]
  7. Gao, K.*, & Harrison, J. P. (2019). Examination of mean stress calculation approaches in rock mechanics. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering52(1), 83–95. doi:10.1007/s00603-018-1568-0[PDF]
  8. Gao, K.*, Euser, B. J., Rougier, E., Guyer, R. A., Lei, Z., Knight, E. E., Carmeliet, J.,& Johnson, P. A. (2018). Modeling of stick-slip behavior in sheared granular fault gouge using the combined finite‑discrete element method. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 123,5774–5792. doi:10.1029/2018JB015668[PDF]
  9. Gao, K.*, & Harrison, J. P. (2018). Re-examination of the in situ stress measurements on the 240 level of the AECL’s URL using tensor-based approaches. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 51(10), 3179–3188. doi:10.1007/s00603-018-1530-1[PDF]
  10. Lei, Q.*, & Gao, K.* (2018). Correlation between fracture network properties and stress variability in geological media. Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 3994–4006. doi:10.1002/2018GL077548[PDF]
  11. Gao, K., & Lei, Q.* (2018). Influence of boundary constraints on stress heterogeneity modelling. Computers and Geotechnics, 99, 130-136. doi:10.1016/j.compgeo.2018.03.003[PDF]
  12. Gao, K.*, & Harrison, J. P. (2018). Scalar-valued measures of stress dispersion. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences106, 234–242. doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2018.04.008[PDF]
  13. Gao, K.*, & Harrison, J. P. (2018). Multivariate distribution model for stress variability characterisation. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 102, 144-154. doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2018.01.004[PDF]
  14. Gao, K.*, & Harrison, J. P. (2017). Generation of random stress tensors. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 94, 18-26. doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2016.12.011[PDF]
  15. Gao, K.*, & Harrison, J. P. (2016). Mean and dispersion of stress tensors using Euclidean and Riemannian approaches. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 85, 165-173. doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2016.03.019[PDF]

Conference Papers

  1. Chau, V., Rougier, E., Lei, Z., Knight, E., Gao, K., Hunter, A., Srinivasan, G., & Viswanathan, H. (2019). Modeling of plate impact experiments in Westerly granite using the finite-discrete element method. 53rd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechnics Symposium, New York, USA.
  2. Gao, K., Rougier, E., Guyer, R. A., & Johnson, P. A. (2019). Ground vibration in simulated sheared granular fault gouge. 53rd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechnics Symposium, New York, USA.
  3. Gao, K., Lei, Q., Bozorgzadeh, N., & Chau, V.(2019). Estimating far field stress based on local stress data in fractured rock masses. 53rd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechnics Symposium, New York, USA.
  4. Gao, K., Rougier, E., Euser, B.J., Guyer, R.A., Johnson, P.A., Lei, Z., & Knight, E.E. (2018). Characterization of stick‑slip dynamics in granular fault gouge using the combined finite‑discrete element method. 52nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechnics Symposium, Seattle, USA.
  5. Lei, Q., & Gao, K.(2018). Effects of far-field stress state on local stress perturbation in heterogeneous fractured rocks. 52nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechnics Symposium, Seattle, USA.
  6. Gao, K., Harrison, J. P., Lei, Q., & Latham, J.-P. (2017). Investigating the relationship between far‑field stress and local values of the stress tensor using FEMDEM. ISRM International Symposium EUROCK 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic.
  7. Gao, K., & Harrison, J. P. (2016). Characterising stress dispersion for stress variability analysis. RS2016 Symp - 7th International Symposium on In-Situ Rock Stress, Tampere, Finland.
  8. Gao, K., & Harrison, J. P. (2016). Tensor variate normal distribution for stress variability analysis. ISRM International Symposium EUROCK 2016, Cappadocia, Turkey.
  9. Gao, K., Harrison, J. P., Lei, Q., & Latham, J.-P. (2016). Influence of boundary constraint stiffness on stress heterogeneity modelling. 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechnics Symposium, Houston, USA.
  10. Gao, K., & Harrison, J. P. (2015). Statistical calculation of mean stress tensor using both Euclidean and Riemannian approaches. ISRM International Symposium EUROCK 2015, Salzburg, Austria.
  11. Gao, K., & Harrison, J. P. (2015). Variability of in situ stress: the effect of correlation between stress tensor components. 13th ISRM International Congress Rock Mechanics, Montral, Canada.
  12. Gao, K., & Harrison, J. P. (2014). An aleatory model for in situ stress variability: application to two dimensional stress. 48th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechnics Symposium, Minneapolis, USA.

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