List of Publications

Littlejohn, G.S, Rodger, A.A., Mothersille, D.K.V (1987), "Monitoring the Influence of Blasting on the Performance of Rock Bolts at Penmeanbach Tunnel", Proc. Int. Conf. on Foundations and Tunnels, University of London, Vol.1, pp. 99-106.

Rodger, A.A., Littlejohn, G.S., Holland, D.C., Mothersille, D.K.V. (1989), "Instrumentation used to Monitor the Influence of Blasting on the Performance of Rock Bolts at Penmaenbach Tunnel". Proc. Conf. on Instrumentation in Geotechnical Engineering, University of Nottingham, 22 (1), pp.267-279.

Littlejohn, G.S, Rodger, A.A., Mothersille, D.K.V., Holland, D.C. (1989), "Dynamic Response of Rock Bolt Systems". Proc. Int. Conf. on Foundations and Tunnels, University of London (Sept), 2, pp. 57-64.

Mothersille, D.K.V. (1989), "The Influence of Close Proximity Blasting on the Performance of Resin Bonded Rock Bolts", PhD Thesis, University of Bradford.

Mothersille, D.K.V. (1997), Rapporteur's Statement : Construction : Discussion Session 4 Proc. Int. Conf. on Ground Anchorages and Anchored Structures, ICE, London, 20-21 March 1997, pp. 573-574.

Mothersille, D.K.V. and Weerasinghe, R.B (1998), "Current rockbolting practice", Tunnels & Tunnelling International, October 1998, pp. 43-46.

Mothersille, D.K.V. and Weerasinghe, R.B (2000), "The response of low to medium capacity rock anchorages to close proximity blasting", GeoEng 2000, Proc. Int. Conf. On Geotechnical & Geological Engineering" Melbourne, Australia, Vol. 2, November 2000.

Barley, A.D, Mothersille, D.K.V and Weerasinghe, R.B. (2003), 'Chalk Anchorages - Exhumation, Load Transfer Mechanism and Design Guidelines' Geotechnical Engineering, July 2003, Thomas Telford.

Barley, A.D and Mothersille, D.K.V in collaboration with Ove Arup and Partners (2005), Soil Nailing - Best practice Guidance CIRIA Report C637, Chapter 9 Durability and Degradation.

Chang, K.T, Mothersille, D.K.V, Barley, A.D, Ho, A and Wang, P 'Predicting slope failure using real-time monitoring technology and the TRS sensor', International Conference on Slope Engineering 6th to 9th August 2006, Kula Lumpur, Malaysia.

Barley, A.D and Mothersille, D.K.V 'The actively stressed soil nail system complete with corrosion protection', International Conference on Slope Engineering 6th to 9th August 2006, Kula Lumpur, Malaysia.

Barley, A.D and Mothersille, D.K.V 'Engineering assessment of the greased-filled annulus of sheathed prestressing strand for use in permanent ground anchorages', Proceeding of the International Conference on Ground Anchorages and Anchored Structures in Service, ICE, London 26-27 November 2007.

Irvin, C and Mothersille, D.K.V 'Corrosion protection options for permanent ground anchorages', Proceeding of the International Conference on Ground Anchorages and Anchored Structures in Service, ICE, London 26-27 November 2007.

Mothersille, D.K.V, Jackman, S and Ferrier, J 'Performance and condition assessment of 30 year old anchorages, River Clyde, Glasgow', Proceeding of the International Conference on Ground Anchorages and Anchored Structures in Service, ICE, London 26-27 November 2007.

Barley, A.D and Mothersille, D.K.V 'Investigation of the failure of permanent anchorages adjacent to a tidal surge barrier', Proceeding of the International Conference on Ground Anchorages and Anchored Structures in Service, ICE, London 26-27 November 2007.

Mothersille, D.K.V and Barley, A.D 'Inspection of anchorages supporting waterside structures', Proceeding of the International Conference on Ground Anchorages and Anchored Structures in Service, ICE, London 26-27 November 2007.

Littlejohn, G.S. and Mothersille, D.K.V 'Maintenance testing and service behaviour monitoring of permanent ground anchorages', Keynote Presentation, Proceeding of the International Conference on Ground Anchorages and Anchored Structures in Service, ICE, London 26-27 November 2007.

Article in Ground Engineering Magazine - Talking Point 'Stuart Littlejohn and Devon Mothersille ask whether we have to wait for another Hurricane Katrina before action is taken over our flood defences' January 2008 edition.

Durability of materials used in different environments for soil nails - Barley and Mothersille (2005). Download document in PDF.

Littlejohn, G.S, & Mothersille, D.K.V (2008) "Maintenance and monitoring of anchors: guidelines". 'Geotechnical Engineering Vol. 161, ICE, April 2008, pages 93-106

Littlejohn, G.S, & Mothersille, D.K.V (2008) "Maintenance and monitoring of anchors: case histories". 'Geotechnical Engineering Vol. 161, ICE, April 2008, pages 107-114.

Barley, A.D, Veloso, G & Mothersille, D.K.V (2008) "Service performance of temporary removable multiple anchors and case histories". 'Seminar of Special Foundation Engineering and Geotechnics ', November 2008, Sao Paulo, Brazil, pages 245-252

Mothersille, D.K.V, Barley, A.D & Veloso, G (2008) "The effective use of ultra high capacity anchors: design technology and case histories. 'Seminar of Special Foundation Engineering and Geotechnics', November 2008, Sao Paulo, Brazil, pages 267-276.

Mothersille, D.K.V & Littlejohn, G.S (2012) Grouting of ground anchors to resist hydrostatic uplift at Burnley Tunnel, Melbourne, Australia’ 4th Int. Conf. on Grouting and Deep Mixing. Feb 2012, New Orleans (to be published).

Mothersille, D.K.V, Orkun, A.O and Okumusoglu, B (2012) ‘The performance of Single Bore Multiple Anchor trials installed in mixed Moscow soils’, Proc. Road Construction Conference, Penza, Russia.

Mothersille, D.K.V (2012) The Single Bore Multiple Anchor System – recent case histories, Ground anchor seminar, Hong Kong, March 2012.

Mothersille, D.K.V (2014) Ground Anchors – special applications and some recent developments, Proceedings of Ground anchor seminar host by Japan Anchor Association, Tokyo, July 2014.

Mothersille, D.K.V , Duzceer, R, Gokalp, A and Okumusoglu, B (2014) Support of 25m deep excavation using ground anchors in Russia, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Geotechnical Engineering Journal, ICE.

Egan, D and Mothersille, D.K.V (2015) The Design of High Performance Anchored Retaining Walls within the Eurocode Framework, submitted to XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering scheduled for September 2015.

Mothersille, D.K.V, Duzceer, R, Gokalp, A and Senol, A (2015) Design, Construction and Performance of Diaphragm Wall Incorporating Single Bore Multiple Anchor Technology, submitted to XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering scheduled for September 2015.

Simpson, B, Gavins, M, and Mothersille, D.K.V (2015) Eurocode 7 Section 8 – Ground anchors: Development of UK National Annex, submitted to XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering scheduled for September 2015.

BS8081:2015, British Code of Practice for Grouted Anchors, British Standards Institution, London