Kearsley Publications

Publications in refereed accredited journals

  1. Cho, S, van Rooyen, AS, Kearsley, E & van Zijl, G. Foam stability of 3D printable foamed concrete. Journal of Building Engineering 47 (2022) 103884. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2021.103884
  2. Smit, MS & Kearsley, EP. Load spreading in ultra-thin high-strength steel-fibre-reinforced concrete pavements. Journal of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering, Volume 63(4),    pp 45 – 52, 2021.
  3. Skorpen, SA, Kearsley, E, Clayton, CRI & Kruger E. Structural monitoring of an integral bridge in South Africa. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Smart Infrastructure, May 2021.
  4. Louw, H, Kearsley, E & Jacobsz, SW. Modelling horizontally loaded reinforced-concrete piles in a geotechnical centrifuge. International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, 1-12., https://doi.org/10.1680/jphmg.20.00016, 2020
  5. Broekman A, Jacobsz SW, Louw H, Kearsley E, Gaspar T & Burke TSDS. Fly-by-Pi: Open source closed-loop control for geotechnical centrifuge testing applications. HardwareX 8, e00151,2020
  6. Vatannia, S., Kearsley, EP. & Mostert D. Development of economic, practical and green ultra-high performance fiber reinforced concrete verified by particle packing model, Case studies in Construction Materials 13 (2020) e00415.
  7. Kϋsel, F. & Kearsley, EP. Effect of steel fibres in combination with different reinforcing ratios on the performance of continuous beams. Construction & Building Materials. Vol 227, 2019
  8. Mackellar, A & Kearsley, EP. Concrete Material Properties for Ultra-Thin Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavements (UTCRCP). Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering. Vol 61(4), 50-58, 2019.
  9. Bosman, T & Kearsley, EP. The Influence of Fibre Spatial Characteristics on the Flexural Performance of SFRC. Materials and Structures, June 2019, Vol 52(3), 1-14.
  10. Van Schalkwyk, F & Kearsley, EP. The influence of concrete compressive strength and specimen size on the compression stress block parameters of reinforced concrete. Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, Vol 60(4), 34-44, 2018.
  11. Skorpen, SA, Kearsley, EP & Kruger, EJ. Measured temperature and shrinkage effects on a 90m long integral bridge in South Africa. ICE journal for Bridge Engineering. 171(3) 169 - 178. 2018.
  12. Shekhovtsova, J., Zhernovsky, I., Kovtun, M., Kozhukhova, N.,Zhernovskaya, I. & Kearsley E. Estimation of fly ash reactivity for use in alkali-activated cements – A step towards sustainable building material and waste utilization. Journal of Cleaner Production 178 (2018) 22 – 33.
  13. Du Toit, G, Kearsley, EP, Mc Donald, JM, Kruger, RA & van der Merwe EM. Chemical and mechanical activation of hybrid fly ash cement. Advances in Cement Research. 30(9) 399 – 412. 2018.
  14. Lemmen, HE, Jacobsz, SW & Kearsley, EP. The influence of foundation stiffness on the behaviour of surface strip foundations on sand. Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, Vol 59(2), 19–27, 2017.
  15. Cumming-Potvin, D, Wesseloo, J, Jacobsz, SW & Kearsley, EP. Fracture banding in caving mines. The journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Volume 116, August 2016.
  16. Kovtun, M, Ziolkowski, M, Shekhovtsova, J & Kearsley, E. Direct electric curing of alkali-activated fly ash concretes: A tool for wider utilization of fly ashes. Journal of Cleaner Production, May 2016.
  17. Shekhovtsova, J, Kearsley, EP & Kovtun, M. Temperature rise and initial shrinkage of alkali-activated fly ash cement pastes. Advances in Cement Research, January 2016.
  18. Smit, MS & Kearsley, EP. Effect of paste content on the properties of high‑strength concrete pavements. Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, 57(4), 20–29, 2015.
  19. Shekhovtsova, J, Kearsley, EP & Kovtun, M. Dry powder alkali-activated slag cements. Advances in Cement Research 27(8), 447–456, 2015.
  20. Shekhovtsova, J, Kearsley, EP & Kovtun, M. Evaluation of short- and longterm properties of heat-cured alkali-activated fly ash concrete. Magazine of Concrete Research 67 (16), pp. 897-905., 2015.
  21. Kovtun, M, Kearsley, EP & Shekhovtsova, J. Chemical acceleration of a neutral granulated blast-furnace slag activated by sodium carbonate. Cement and Concrete Research 72, pp. 1-9. 2015.
  22. Shekhovtsova, J, Kearsley, EP & Kovtun, M.  Effect of activator dosage, water-to-binder-solids ratio, temperature and duration of elevated temperature curing on the compressive strength of alkali-activated fly ash cement pastes. Journal of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering, Volume 56(3),    pp44 – 52, 2014.
  23. Kearsley, EP & Joyce, A. Effect of corrosion products on bond strength and flexural behaviour of reinforced concrete slabs. Journal of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering, Volume 56(2),    pp21 – 29, 2014.
  24. Kearsley, EP & Mostert, HF. The use of recycled building materials as aggregate in concrete. Concrete/Beton, Volume 132, pp. 8 – 12, 2012.
  25. Denneman, E, Wu, R, Kearsley, EP & Visser AT. Definition and application of a cohesive crack model allowing improved prediction of the flexural capacity of high-performance fibre-reinforced concrete pavement materials. Journal of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering, Volume 54(2), pp101 – 111, 2012.
  26. Mahlaba, J.S, Kearsley, E.P & Kruger, R.A., 2012, Microstructural and Mineralogical Transformation of Hydraulically Disposed Fly Ash-Implications to the Environment. Coal Combustion and Gasification Products, 21-27, doi: 10.4177/CCGP-D-12-00001.1
  27. Elsaigh, WA; Robberts, JM & Kearsley, EP. Modelling the behaviour of steel fibre reinforced concrete ground slabs I: Development of material model. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering Volume 137 (12), pp. 882 – 888, 2011.
  28. Elsaigh, WA; Kearsley, EP & Robberts, JM. Modelling the behaviour of steel fibre reinforced concrete ground slabs II: Development of slab model. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering Volume 137 (12), pp. 889 – 896, 2011.
  29. Mahlaba, JS; Kearsley EP, Kruger, RA. & Pretorius, PC. Evaluation of workability and strength development of fly ash pastes prepared with industrial brines rich in SO4= and Cl- to expand brine utilisation. Minerals Engineering Volume 24 (10), pp. 1077 – 1081, 2011.
  30. Mahlaba, JS; Kearsley EP & Kruger, RA. Physical, chemical and mineralogical characterisation of hydraulically disposed fine ash from SASOL Synfuels. Fuel Volume 90 (7), pp. 2491 – 2500, 2011.
  31. Mahlaba, JS; Kearsley EP & Kruger, RA. Effect of fly ash characteristics on the behaviour of pastes prepared under varied brine conditions. Minerals Engineering Volume 24 (8), pp. 923 - 929, 2011.
  32. Denneman, E; Wu, R; Kearsley, EP & Visser, AT. Discrete fracture in high performance fibre reinforced concrete materials. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol 78: 2235 - 2245, 2011.
  33. Denneman, E; Kearsley, EP & Visser, AT. Splitting tensile test for fibre reinforced concrete. Materials and Structures, Vol 44 (8): 1441-1449, 2011.
  34. Tarasov, A; Kearsley, EP; Kolomatskiy, A &  Mostert, D. Heat evolution due to cement hydration in foamed concrete Magazine of Concrete Research, Volume 62, No. 12, December, 895 – 906. 2010.
  35. Du Plessis, H; Kearsley, EP & Matjie, H. Effect of grinding time on the properties of cement containing Gasification ash and Portland cement clinker. Journal of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering, Volume 49(4) 2007.
  36. De Beer, FC, le Roux, JJ & Kearsley, EP. Testing the durability of concrete with neutron radiography. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Volume 542, Issues 1-3, 21 April 2005, Pages 226 - 231.
  37. Lushiku, MD & Kearsley, EP. The effect of material composition on the properties of dry shotcrete. Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, Volume 46 (2) 2004 pp. 2 – 8.
  38. Kearsley, EP, Wainwright PJ & Amtsbuchler, R. Effect of fly ash properties on concrete strength: discussion. Journal of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering, Volume 45(4) 2003 pp. 18 - 19
  39. Kearsley, EP & Wainwright PJ. Effect of fly ash properties on concrete strength. Journal of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering, Volume 45(1) 2003 pp. 19 - 24
  40. Elsaigh, WAM & Kearsley. EP. Effect of Ductility on Load Bearing Capacity of Steel Fibre Reinforced Ground Slabs.  Journal of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering, Volume 45(1) 2003 pp. 25 - 30
  41. Elsaigh, WAM & Kearsley. EP. The effect of Steel Fibre Content on Properties of Concrete.  Concrete/Beton Nr 102, December 2002 pp. 8 – 12.
  42. Visagie, M & Kearsley, EP. Properties of Foamed Concrete as Influenced by Microstructure.  Concrete/Beton Nr 101, September 2002 pp. 8 - 14. 
  43. Kearsley, EP & Wainwright PJ. Ash Content for Optimum Strength of Foamed Concrete.   Cement and Concrete Research Volume 32 (2002) pp. 241 - 246.
  44. Kearsley, EP & Wainwright PJ. The Effect of Porosity on the Strength of Foamed Concrete. Cement and Concrete Research Volume 32 (2002) pp. 233 - 239.
  45. Potgieter, JH, Potgieter, SS, Loubser, M, Kearsley EP & Strydom, CA. Stabilisation of a Ferro-industry waste in various solid matrices. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology Volume 77 (2002) pp. 311 – 314.
  46. Kearsley, EP & Wainwright PJ. Porosity and Permeability of Foamed Concrete. Cement and Concrete Research Volume 31 (2001) pp. 805 - 812.
  47. Kearsley, EP & Wainwright, PJ The effect of High Fly-ash Content on the Compressive Strength of Foamed Concrete.  Cement and Concrete Research Volume 31 (2001) pp. 105 – 112.
  48. Kearsley, EP & Booyens, PJ. Reinforced Foamed Concrete – Can it be Durable? Concrete Beton No 91, pp. 5 – 9, November 1998.
  49. Kearsley, EP, Waelbers, KCLF & Van Vuuren, SJ. Thin-walled large-diameter composite pipes, Proceedings Institution Civil Engineers, Municipal Engineer, Volume 115, pp. 144 - 150, September 1996.
  50. Kearsley, EP & Van As, SC. Deterioration of Rail Track Geometry, Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 37, Number 1, First Quarter, 1995.

   

Papers presented and published in international conference proceedings

1.     Kearsley EP & Matjie, H. The use of gasification ash fines in cement and concrete. Proceedings of the International Conference on Coal Ash, Pretoria, October 2006.

2.     Du Plessis, H, Kearsley EP & Matjie, H. The use of gasification ash in blended cements. Proceedings of  the International Conference on Coal Ash, Pretoria, October 2006.

3.     Kearsley, EP. Promoting the use of foamed concrete in the construction industry. Proceedings of the Poreconcrete – 2005 Conference, Belgorod, Russia. April 2005, pp. 17 – 24.

4.     Kearsley, EP. Optimizing Track Curve Procedures, The Engineering Institution of Zambia; 2nd National Symposium on Science and Technology, Chingola, Zambia. November 1992.

 

Papers presented and published in refereed accredited conference proceedings

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  1. Weyers, M. & Kearsley, EP The effect of curing regime on the material properties of ultra-high performance fibre reinforced concrete. 74th RILEM Annual Week, September 2020.
  2. Weyers, M. & Kearsley, EP., Effect of high plasticizer dosage on Ultra-High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC), 3rd International Conference on Application of Superabsorbent Polymers and other New Admixtures towards Smart Concrete, Skukuza, South Africa, November 2019.
  3. Bosman, T. & Kearsley, EP., Implementing image analysis to assess the variability associated with SFRC, 7th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, Cape Town, September 2019.
  4.  Bosman, T., Kearsley, EP., Skorpen, SA., Butler, LJ. & Elshafie, MZEB., Comparing Eurocode 2 Prestress Loss Estimations to Strains Measured on a Pretensioned Concrete Beam, 7th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, Cape Town, September 2019.
  5. Smit, P. & Kearsley, E. Finite Element Modelling of Ultra-Thin continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavement, SATC 2019, Pretoria, July 2019.
  6. Skorpen, SA., Kearsley, E. & Clayton, C. Structural Health Monitoring of an Integral Bridge. ICSIC 2019, Cambridge, July 2019.
  7. Kearsley, EP. & Jacobsz, SW. Condition assessment of reinforced concrete beams – Comparing digital image analysis with optic fibre Bragg gratings. ICCRRR 2018, Cape Town, November 2018.
  8. Kϋsel, F, Kearsley, EP., Butler, LJ., Skorpen, SA. & Elshafie, MZEB. Measured temperature effects during the construction of a prestressed precast concrete bridge beam. ICCRRR 2018, Cape Town, November 2018.
  9. Cumming-Potvin, D., Wesseloo, J., Jacobsz, S.W., Kearsley, E. A re-evaluation of the conceptual model of caving mechanics. Caving 2018 – Y Potvin and J Jakubec (eds) Caving 2018, Vancouver, Canada. ISBN 978-0-9924810-9-4. https://papers.acg.uwa.edu.au/p/1815_11_Cumming-Potvin/
  10. Cumming-Potvin, D., Wesseloo, J., Pierce, M.E., Garza-Cruz, T., Bouzeran, L.,  Jacobsz, S.W., Kearsley, E. Numerical simulations of a centrifuge model of caving. Caving 2018 – Y Potvin and J Jakubec (eds) Caving 2018, Vancouver, Canada. ISBN 978-0-9924810-9-4. https://papers.acg.uwa.edu.au/p/1815_12_Cumming-Potvin/
  11. Kearsley, E.P., Jacobsz, S.W. & Louw, H. Using pipe deflection to detect sinkhole development. Physical Modelling in Geotechnics - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics 2018, ICPMG 2018. London. July 2018.
  12. Smit, M.S., Kearsley, E.P. & Jacobsz, S.W. Scaled physical modelling of ultra-thin continuously reinforced concrete pavement. Physical Modelling in Geotechnics - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics 2018, ICPMG 2018. London. July 2018.
  13. Smit, M.S., Kearsley, E.P. & Jacobsz, S.W. The effect of relative stiffness on soil-structure interaction under vehicle loads. Physical Modelling in Geotechnics - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics 2018, ICPMG 2018. London. July 2018.
  14. Jahnke, S.I, Jacobsz, S.W. & Kearsley, E.P. A field model investigating pipeline leak detection using discrete fibre optic sensors. Physical Modelling in Geotechnics - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics 2018, ICPMG 2018. London. July 2018.
  15. Jacobsz, S.W., Kearsley, E.P., Cumming-Potvin, D. & Wesseloo, J. Modelling cave mining in the geotechnical centrifuge. Physical Modelling in Geotechnics - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics 2018, ICPMG 2018. London. July 2018.
  16. Smit, M.S. & Kearsley, E.P. Investigating the Response of Ultra-Thin Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavements to Initial Loading, 13th International Symposium on Concrete Roads, Berlin, Germany, 19 – 22 June 2018.
  17. Kearsley, E.P. & Mostert, H.F. Measured Properties versus Actual Concrete Properties. Invited Keynote speaker at 3rd KEYS symposium: Applicable Cement and Concrete Technology for sub-Saharan Africa – International Cooperation, Innovation, Research and Capacity Building, 26th – 30th June 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa
  18. Kearsley, E.P. & Mostert, H.F. Modelling the Actual Behaviour of UTCRCP. Proceedings of the FIB symposium 2016: Performance-based approaches for concrete structures, Cape Town, November 2016.
  19. Shekhovstova, J., Kovtun, M.N. & Kearsley, E.P. Comparative Study of Alkali-Activated Fly Ash and OPC-Fly Ash Blended Concretes through Durability Indices, Accelerated Rebar Corrosion and Carbonation Tests Proceedings of the FIB symposium 2016: Performance-based approaches for concrete structures, Cape Town, November 2016.
  20. Skorpen, S., Kearsley, E.P., Clayton, C. & Kruger E. The Initial Environmental Effects on the Design of a 90m Long Integral Bridge in South Africa. Proceedings of the FIB symposium 2016: Performance-based approaches for concrete structures, Cape Town, November 2016.
  21. Vatannia, S., Kearsley E. & Mostert, D. The Mechanical Properties of UHPC Reinforced by Different Types of Fibre Proceedings of the FIB symposium 2016: Performance-based approaches for concrete structures, Cape Town, November 2016.
  22. Kearsley, E.P. & Mostert, H.F. Optimizing the use of cement and concrete through high strength concrete. Proceedings of the 9th International Concrete Conference 2016: Environment, Efficiency and Economic Challenges for Concrete, Dundee, July 2016.
  23. Vatannia, S., Kearsley E. & Mostert, D. The effect of curing regime on the compressive strength of ultra high strength concrete. Proceedings of the 9th International Concrete Conference 2016: Environment, Efficiency and Economic Challenges for Concrete, Dundee, July 2016.
  24. Lemmen H.E., Kearsley E.P. & Jacobsz S.W. The influence of foundation stiffness on the load distribution below strip foundations.  First Southern African Geotechnical Conference, Sun City, May 2016.
  25. Cumming-Potvin D., Wesseloo J., Jacobsz S.W. & Kearsley E. Results from Physical Models of Block Caving. Conference: Seventh International Conference & Exhibition On Mass Mining (MassMin 2016), Sidney, May 2016.  
  26. Kearsley, E.P. & Kovtun, M.N. Alkali Activated Foamed Concrete. Concrete 2015 Rilem week, Melbourne, September 2015.
  27. Kovtun, M.N., Shekhovstova, J & Kearsley, E.P. Direct electric curing of alkali activated concrete. Proceedings of the Concrete 2015 Rilem week, Melbourne, September 2015.
  28. Kearsley, E.P., Steyn, W.J.M., Jacobsz, S.W.   Centrifuge modelling of Ultra-Thin Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavements (UTCRCP). Physical Modelling in Geotechnics - 8th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, ICPMG 2014.
  29. Jacobsz, S.W., Kearsley, E.P., Kock, J.H.L. The geotechnical centrifuge facility at the University of Pretoria. Physical Modelling in Geotechnics - 8th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, ICPMG 2014.
  30. Kearsley, EP & Mostert, HF. The use of foamed concrete for housing. Proceedings of the International UKIERI concrete congress, Jalandhar, India. March 2013.
  31. Shekhovtsova, J & Kearsley, EP. Using South African fly ashes as a component of alkali-activated binders. Proceedings of the International UKIERI concrete congress, Jalandhar, India. March 2013.
  32. Kovtun, MN, Kearsley, EP & Shekhovtsova, J. Producing alkali-activated slag concrete in South Africa. Proceedings of the International UKIERI concrete congress, Jalandhar, India. March 2013.
  33. Kearsley, EP & Mostert, HF. Mix composition of high strength fibre reinforced concrete. Proceedings of Advances in cement and concrete technologies in Africa conference, Johannesburg. January 2013.
  34. Van Rooyen, AS, Van Zijl, PAG & Kearsley, EP. Non autoclaved lightweight aerated concrete. Proceedings of Advances in cement and concrete technologies in Africa conference, Johannesburg. January 2013.
  35. Verryn, S.M.C, Pöllmann, H & Kearsley, E. The use of South African Fe-Mn, Si-Mn, Pt-converter and matte-smelting furnace slags in composite Portland cement-First results. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials - Design, Performance, and Application, Wuhan, China.  October 2012.
  36. Kearsley, EP & Mostert, HF. Design and development of Ultra-thin continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavements (UTCRCP). Proceedings of the 8th International Conference: Concrete in the Low Carbon Era. Dundee, UK. July 2012.
  37. Kearsley, EP & Mostert, HF. Optimizing the steel fibre and mesh combinations used in repairing existing pavements with Ultra-Thin Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavements (UTCRCP). Proceedings of the ICCRRR Conference, Cape Town, September 2012.
  38. Denneman, E, Kearsley, EP & Visser AT. Measurement of size-effect in monotonic and cyclic tests on fibre reinforced concrete pavement materials. Proceedings of the 7th International DUT-workshop on fundamental modelling of design and performance of concrete pavements. Seville, October 2010.
  39. Kearsley, EP & Mostert HF. The use of recycled building materials as aggregate in concrete. Proceedings of the National Symposium on concrete for a Sustainable Environment, Kempton Park, Pretoria, August 2010.
  40. Kearsley, EP & Mostert HF. Enabling the effective use of high performance fibre reinforced concrete in infrastructure. Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Concrete Materials, Stellenbosch, South Africa, November 2009.
  41. Denneman, E, Kearsley, EP & Visser AT. Size-effect in high performance concrete road pavement materials. Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Concrete Materials, Stellenbosch, South Africa, November 2009.
  42. Kearsley, EP & Mostert HF. Comparing the behaviour of high strength fibre reinforced and conventional reinforced concrete beams. Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Concrete Materials, Stellenbosch, South Africa, November 2009.
  43. Denneman, E; Wu, R; Kearsley, EP & Visser, AT. Fracture Mechanics in Pavement Design. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, July 2009.
  44. Du Plessis, H, Kearsley EP & Matjie, H. Reactivity of gasification ash in blended cements. Proceedings of the 3rd Young Concrete Engineers, Practitioners and Technologist Conference, Midrand, May 2006.
  45. Elsaigh, WA & Kearsley EP. Effect of matrix strength on performance of steel fibre reinforced concrete. Proceedings of the 3rd Young Concrete Engineers, Practitioners and Technologist Conference, Midrand, May 2006.
  46. Lushiku, MD & Kearsley EP. Effect of material composition on the toughness of dry shotcrete. Proceedings of the 3rd Young Concrete Engineers, Practitioners and Technologist Conference, Midrand, May 2006.
  47. Elsaigh, WA, Kearsley EP & Robberts JM. Steel fibre reinforced concrete for road pavement applications. Proceedings of the 24th Annual Southern African Transport Conference, Pretoria, July 2005.
  48. Kearsley, EP & Mostert, HF. Opportunities for expanding the use of Foamed Concrete in the Construction Industry. Proceedings of the International Congress on Global construction: Concrete Opportunities, Dundee, Scotland. July 2005, Use of Foamed Concrete, pp 143 - 154.
  49. Kearsley, EP & Mostert, HF. Designing mix composition of foamed concrete with high fly ash contents. Proceedings of the International Congress on Global construction: Concrete Opportunities, Dundee, Scotland. July 2005, Use of Foamed Concrete, pp 29 - 36.
  50. Kearsley, EP & Mostert, HF. The use of Foamed Concrete in Refractories. Proceedings of the International Congress on Global construction: Concrete Opportunities, Dundee, Scotland. July 2005, Use of Foamed Concrete, pp 89 - 96.
  51. Kearsley, EP & Mostert, HF. Optimizing mix composition for steel fibre reinforced concrete with ultra-high flexural strength. Proceedings of the Sixth RILEM Symposium on Fibre Reinforced Concrete (FRC), BEFIB 2004, Varenna, Italy. September 2004, Volume 1 pp. 505 - 514.
  52. Kearsley, EP & Mostert, HF. The effect of fibres on the shear strength of reinforced concrete beams. Proceedings of the Sixth RILEM Symposium on Fibre Reinforced Concrete (FRC), BEFIB 2004, Varenna, Italy. September 2004, Volume 2, pp. 955 - 964.
  53. Elsaigh, WAM, Robberts, JM & Kearsley, EP. Modelling non-linear behaviour of steel fibre reinforced concrete.  Proceedings of the Sixth RILEM Symposium on Fibre Reinforced Concrete (FRC), BEFIB 2004, Varenna, Italy. September 2004, Volume 2, pp. 837 - 846.
  54. Verryn, SMC, Poellmann, HJ & Kearsley, EP. 'The use of Fe-Mn submerged-arc furnace slag in composite Portland cement – a pilot study', 8th International Congress on Applied Mineralogy, Brazil, September 2004.
  55. Kearsley, EP & Mostert HF. The Effect of Polypropylene Fibres on the Properties of Foamed Concrete, Proceedings of International Symposium: Role of Concrete in Sustainable Development, Dundee, Scotland, September 2003, pp. 557 – 566.
  56. Pretorius, JHC & Kearsley EP. The Influence of High Volumes of PFA on the Workability of Pastes. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Chemistry of Cement, May 2003, Durban South Africa, pp. 758 – 768.
  57. Potgieter, JH, Potgieter, SS, Loubser, M, Kearsley, EP,  Strydom, CA, de Waal, D & Paul, S. The use of Fly Ash to Treat Waste from the Ferro-alloy Industries.  Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Chemistry of Cement, May 2003, Durban South Africa, pp. 2148 – 2155.
  58. Potgieter, SS, Potgieter, JH, Loubser, M, Kearsley, EP & Strydom, CA. The use of Combustion Products to treat a Ferro-industry Waste. Proceedings of International Workshop on Novel Products from Combustion Residues; Opportunities and Limitations. June 2001, Morella, Spain, pp. 145 – 152.
  59. Kearsley, EP. Just Foamed Concrete – An Overview. Proceedings Creating with Concrete (Conference on Specialist Techniques and Materials for Concrete Construction), Dundee, UK, 1999, pp. 225 - 237.
  60. Visagie, M & Kearsley, EP Micro-properties of Foamed Concrete Proceedings Creating with Concrete (Conference on Specialist Techniques and Materials for Concrete Construction), Dundee, UK, 1999, pp. 173 -184.
  61. Kearsley, EP. The use of Foamcrete in Southern Africa, Proceedings of the Third CANMET/.ACI International Conference on High Performance Concrete, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 1997. American Concrete Institute, 1997, pp. 919 – 934.
  62. Kearsley, EP & Mostert, HF. Foamcrete in Developing Communities, Proceedings FIP Symposium 1997: The Concrete Way to Development, Johannesburg, South Africa, March 1997. The Concrete Society of Southern Africa, 1997, pp. 735 - 745.
  63. Kearsley, EP. The Use of Foamcrete for Affordable Development in Third World Countries, International Congress, Concrete in Service of Mankind, Dundee, Scotland, June 1996, pp. 233 – 243.
  64. Van Vuuren, SJ, Kearsley, EP & Waelbers, KCLF. Evaluation of Composite Pipe to be used in the Reconstruction and Development of South Africa, The 11th International Conference on Pipeline Protection, Florence, Italy. October 1995.
  65. Kearsley, EP & Van As, SC. The Effect of Heavy Haul Traffic on Track Geometry Deterioration, The Fifth International Heavy Haul Conference, Beijing, China. June 1993.

 

Conference papers presented (but not published)

1.     Kearsley, EP. Effect of new blended cements on the properties of concrete used by the construction industry. The Workshop and symposium on Cement: Alternative Raw Materials and Methods in Cement Chemistry. September 2005, Mineralogical Association of South Africa, Council for Geosciences, Pretoria.

2.     Kearsley, EP. Effect of the National Senior Certificate and Outcomes Based Education on the Civil Engineering Industry of South Africa. Workshop on Critical issues in school mathematics and science: Pathways to progress.  Academy of Science of South Africa 30 September 2009.

3.     Kearsley, EP. The relevance of Material Properties used for modelling High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete (HPFRC). Plenary speaker at the Seventh South African conference on Computational and Applied Mechanics, January 2010.

 

Published reports

1.     Kearsley, EP. Lightweight moveable superstructure for VIP toilets. Water Research Commission (WRC) Report on project K5/1781/3. March 2010.

 

Technical reports

1.     Kearsley, EP. The effect of fibres on the behaviour of concrete floor slabs. Reasearch report for Alpha Stone and Ready Mix, January 2000.

2.     Kearsley, EP.  The effect of aggregate source on the short and long term deformation of concrete. Research report for Alpha Stone and Ready Mix, August 2003.

3.     Kearsley, EP. Testing of Railway Sleepers. Technical report for Africon Consulting Engineers, November 2005.

4.     Kearsley, EP. Structural Load Testing of the Concrete Structure in the Central Drawing Archives, Pretoria. Technical Report for Katiso Contracting, April 2006.

5.     Kearsley, EP. Structural Load Testing of Ultra Thin Concrete for Pavements. Research report for the Department of Transport, June 2006.

6.     Kearsley, EP. The effect of Maccaferri Fibres on Concrete Properties. Research report for Maccaferri, August 2007.

7.     Kearsley, EP. Structural Load Testing of Ash Concrete for Pavements. Research report for CSIR, June 2007.

 

 

Chapters in books

1.     Kearsley, EP & Mostert HF. Enabling the effective use of high performance fibre reinforced concrete in infrastructure. Advances in Cement-based Materials. Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Concrete Materials, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Taylor & Francis Group, London. November 2009, pp. 287 - 295.

2.     Denneman, E, Kearsley, EP & Visser AT. Size-effect in high performance concrete road pavement materials. Advances in Cement-based Materials.  Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Concrete Materials, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Taylor & Francis Group, London. November 2009, pp. 53 - 58.

3.     Kearsley, EP & Mostert HF. Comparing the behaviour of high strength fibre reinforced and convent

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