Edinburgh Research Explorer

Dr Chris Beckett

Lecturer in Geotechnics

  1. 2016
  2. Challenges in treating earthen construction materials as unsaturated soils

    Augarde, C. E., Beckett, C. T. S., Smith, J. C. & Corbin, A. J., 2016, 3RD EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON UNSATURATED SOILS - E-UNSAT 2016. Delage, P., Cui, YJ., Ghabezloo, S., Pereira, JM. & Tang, AM. (eds.). E D P SCIENCES, 8 p. (E3S Web of Conferences; vol. 9).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  3. Water repellent soils: the case for unsaturated soil mechanics

    Beckett, C., Fourie, A. & Toll, D., 2016, 3RD EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON UNSATURATED SOILS - E-UNSAT 2016. Delage, P., Cui, YJ., Ghabezloo, S., Pereira, JM. & Tang, AM. (eds.). E D P SCIENCES, 6 p. (E3S Web of Conferences; vol. 9).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  4. 2015
  5. Durability of cement-stabilised rammed earth: a case study in Western Australia

    Beckett, C. & Ciancio, D., Dec 2015, In : Australian Journal of Civil Engineering. p. 1-9

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Tensile strengths of flocculated compacted unsaturated soils

    Beckett, C. T. S., Smith, J. C., Ciancio, D. & Augarde, C. E., Dec 2015, In : Geotechnique Letters. 5, 4, p. 254-260 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Geotechnical aspects of earthen construction materials

    Augarde, C. E., Smith, J. C., Corbin, A. J., Ciancio, D., Beckett, C. & Jaquin, P., Sep 2015, Proceedings of the XVI ECSMGE Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development. ICE Publishing Ltd., p. 535-540 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  8. Notched mini round determinate panel test to calculate tensile strength and fracture energy of fibre reinforced cement-stabilised rammed earth

    Ciancio, D., Beckett, C., Buratti, N. & Mazzotti, C., Feb 2015, Rammed earth construction: Cutting-edge research on traditional and modern rammed earth. Taylor and Francis Ltd., p. 75-78

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  9. Strengthening mechanisms in cement-stabilised rammed earth

    Beckett, C., Ciancio, D., Manzi, S. & Bignozzi, M-C., Feb 2015, Rammed earth construction: Cutting-edge research on traditional and modern rammed earth. Taylor and Francis Ltd., p. 41-46

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  10. Effect of microstructure on heat transfer through compacted cement-stabilised soils

    Beckett, C. & Ciancio, D., 2015, Geomechanics from Micro to Macro, Vols I and II. Soga, K., Kumar, K., Biscontin, G. & Kuo, M. (eds.). CRC PRESS-TAYLOR & FRANCIS GROUP, p. 1539-1544 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  11. 2014
  12. Sustainable and affordable rammed earth houses in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia: Development of thermal monitoring techniques

    Beckett, C., Ciancio, D., Huebner, C. & Cardell-Oliver, R., Jul 2014, Structural Engineering in Australasia – World Standard. Institution of Engineers (Australia), p. 1-9

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  13. Effect of compaction water content on the strength of cement-stabilized rammed earth materials

    Beckett, C. & Ciancio, D., May 2014, In : Canadian geotechnical journal. 51, 5, p. 583-590 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle