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Hakan Basarir

Assoc/Prof Hakan Basarir

Associate Professor
Academic Staff (Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering)

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Academic Staff (Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering)
The University of Western Australia (M051)
35 Stirling Highway
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Hakan received his PhD degree in Mining Engineering from Middle East Technical University in 2002. He worked as a PostDoc research fellow at Lulea University of Technology, Sweden. Dr. Basarir has over 17 years of professional experience in research and in teaching. He published 50 papers in national, international journals and meetings and translated a book. His field of research includes rock mechanics, rock mass classification and characterisation systems, determination of rock material and rock mass properties, selection and optimisation of underground support systems, diggability assessment and the use of soft computing methods in mining engineering.
Key research
Rock Mechanics, Rock Diggability, Numerical Modelling, Rock mass characterization, Rock Mass&Material Testing, DAQ Systems, Soft computing methods

1.1. Basarir, H., Bin, H., Fourie, A., Karrech, A., Elchalakani, M., 2018. An adaptive neuro fuzzy inference system to model the uniaxial compressive strength of cemented hydraulic backfill. Mining of Mineral deposits, 12/2, 1-12.

1.2. Karrech, A., Attar, M., Seibi, A., Elchalakani, M., Abbasi, F., Basarir, H., 2018. Lattice finite strain theory for non-hydrostatic compressed materials. Rock Mechanics Rock Engineering, Article in press, DOI: 10.1007/s00603-018-1455-8.

1.3. Eftekhari, M., Karrech, A., Elchalakani, M., Basarir, H., 2018. Multi-scale Modeling Approach to Predict the Nonlinear Behavior of CNT-reinforced Concrete Columns Subjected to Service Loading. Structures, Article in Press, DOI: 10.1016/j.istruc.2018.03.015.

1.4. Basarir, H., Dincer, T., 2017. Prediction of rock mass P wave velocity using blasthole drilling information. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, Article in press, DOI: 10.1080/17480930.2017.1354960. (Q2, SJR=0.396)

1.5. Basarir, H., Elchalakani, M., Karrech, A., 2017. The prediction of ultimate pure bending moment of concrete-filled steel tubes byadaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system (ANFIS). Neural Computing and Applications, Article in press, DOI: 10.1007/s00521-017-3108-3. (Q2, SJR=0.637)

1.6. Elchalakani, M., Karrech, A., Basarir, H., Hassanien, MF., Fawzia, S., 2017. CFRP strengthening and rehabilitation of corroded steel pipelines under direct indentation. Thin-Walled Structures, 119; 510-521. (Q1, SJR =1.482)

1.7. Elchalakani, M., Karrech, A., Basarir, H., Zhao, X. L., Fawzia, S. & Hassanein, M. F. 2017. Strengthening of mild steel struts using CFRP sheets subjected to uniform axial compression. Thin-Walled Structures, 116; 96-112. (Q1, SJR =1.482)

1.8. Elchalakani, M., Basarir, H., Karrech, A. 2017. Green concrete with high-volume fly ash and slag with recycled aggregate and recycled water to build future sustainable cities. Journal of materials in civil engineering, 29; 04016219. (Q1, SJR =0.942)

1.9. Karrech, A., Abbassi, F., Basarir, H., Attar, M.. 2017. Self-consistent fractal damage of natural geo-materials in finite strain. Mechanics of materials, 104; 107-120. (Q1, SJR =1.256), Times cited: 1

1.10. Basarir, H., Karpuz, C. 2016. Preliminary estimation of rock mass strength using diamond bit drilling operational parameters. International journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, 30 (2); 145-164. (Q2, SJR=0.396)

1.11. Basarir, H., Oge, I. F., Aydin, O., 2015. Prediction of the stresses around main and tail gates during top coal caving by 3D numerical anlaysis. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 76, 88-97. (Q1, SJR: 1.92), Times cited: 9

1.12. Basarir, H., Tutluoglu, L., Karpuz, C., 2014. Penetration rate prediction for diamond bit drilling by adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system and multiple regressions. Engineering Geology, 173, 1-9. (Q1, SJR =1.913), Times Cited: 10

1.13. Basarir, H., Saiang. D., 2013. Assessment of slope stability using fuzzy sets and systems. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, 27, 312-328. (Q2, SJR=0.396), Times Cited: 1

1.14. Musa, A. I., Basarir, H., Nordlund, E., Wettainen, T., 2013. The probabilistic estimation of rock masses properties in Malmberget mine, Sweden. Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 18/B, 269-287. (Q3, SJR=0.239)

1.15. Kucuk, K., Aksoy, C. O., Basarir, H., Onargan, T., Genis, M., Ozacar, M., 2011. Prediction of the performance of impact hammer by adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system modeling. Tunneling and underground space technology, 26, 38-45. (Q1, SJR =1.789), Times Cited: 13

1.16. Basarir H., Kumral, M., Karpuz, C., Tutluoglu, L., 2010. Geostatistical modeling of spatial variability of SPT data for a Borax stockpile site. Engineering Geology, 114 (3-4), 154-163. (Q1, SJR =1.913), Times Cited: 7

1.17. Basarir H., Genis, M., Ozarslan, A., 2010. The analysis of radial displacements occurring near the face of a circular opening in weak rock mass. International Journal of rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 47 (5), 771-83. (Q1, SJR: 1.92), Times Cited: 18

1.18. Ozsan, A., Basarir, H., Yuceel, S., Cucen, O., 2009. Engineering geological evaluation and preliminary support design for the metro extension tunnel, Ankara, Turkey. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, v. 68/3, 197-408. (Q2, SJR =0.715), Times Cited: 2

1.19. Basarir, H., Karpuz, C., Tutluoglu, L., 2008. 3D Modelling of Ripping Process. International Journal of Geomechanics, v. 8, pp. 11-19. (Q1, SJR=1.413), Times Cited: 1

1.20. Basarir, H., Karpuz, C., Tutluoglu, L., 2008. Specific energy based rippability classification system for coal measure rock. Journal of Terramechanics, v. 45, pp 51-62. (Q2, SJR: 0.538), Times Cited: 7

1.21. Basarir, H., 2008. Analysis of rock-support interaction using numerical and multiple regression modeling. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, v. 45, 1-13. (Q1, SJR = 1.977), Times Cited: 10

1.22. Basarir, H., Karpuz, C., Tutluoglu, L., 2007. A fuzzy logic based rippability classification system. The Journal of The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, v. 107, pp 817-831. (Q2, SJR=0.343), Times Cited: 8

1.23. Özsan, A., Öcal, A., Akin, M., Basarir, H., 2007. Engineering Geological Appraisal of and slope stability studies at the Sulakyurt Dam site. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, v. 66(4), 483-492. (Q2, SJR =0.715), Times Cited: 7

1.24. Genis, M., Basarir H., Ozarslan, A., Bilir E., Balaban E., 2007. Engineering geological appraisal of the rock masses and preliminary support design, Dorukhan Tunnel, Zonguldak, Turkey. Engineering Geology, v. 92, pp 14-26. (Q1, SJR =1.913), Times Cited: 22

1.25. Karakus M, Ozsan A, Basarir H., 2006. FE analysis for the twin metro tunnel constructed in Ankara Clay, Turkey. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, v. 66, pp. 71-79. (Q2, SJR =0.715), Times Cited: 28

1.26. Basarir, H., 2006. "Engineering geological studies and tunnel support design at Sulakyurt Dam Site, Turkey". Engineering Geology, v. 86, pp 225-237. (Q1, SJR =1.913), Times Cited: 23

1.27. Basarir, H., Ozsan, A., Karakus, M., 2005. Analysis of support requirements for a shallow diversion tunnel at Guledar Dam Site, Turkey. Engineering Geology, v. 81, pp 131-145. (Q1, SJR =1.913), Times Cited: 14

1.28. Basarir, H., Karpuz, C., 2004. A rippability classification system for marls in lignite mines. Engineering Geology, v. 74, pp. 303-318. (Q1, SJR =1.913), Times Cited: 28

1.29. Özsan, A., Başarır, H., 2003. Support capacity estimation of the diversion tunnel in weak rock, Engineering Geology, v. 68, pp 319-331. (Q1, SJR =1.913), Times cited: 14

Q: SCImago Quartile SJR: SCImago Journal Rank, Times cited: Scopus citations

2.1. Kilic, MG., Onel, O., Basarir, H., Karadeniz, M., Bilgic, ET., 2015. Proceedings of the 24th International Congress of Turkey, April 14-17, Antalya, p. 1525, The Chamber of Mining Engineers of Turkey.

2.2. Karpuz, C., Basarir, H. 2015. Drilling and Blasting in coal mining. In Riazi, MR., Gupta, R., Coal Production and Processing Technology (p. 103-125). Boca Raton, CRC Press.

2.3. Karpuz, C., Basarir, H. 2015. Excavatability Assessment of Surface Coal Mine. In Riazi, MR., Gupta, R., Coal Production and Processing Technology (p. 125-149). Boca Raton, CRC Press.

2.4. Karpuz, C., Basarir, H. 2015. Strata Control for Underground Coal Mines. In Riazi, MR., Gupta, R., Coal Production and Processing Technology (p. 161-185). Boca Raton, CRC Press.

2.5. Karakus, M, .Basarir, H., Kaya Muhendisligi Translatation of ”Practical Rock Engineering” by Evert Hoek, pp 319, 2006 (in Turkish).


3.1. International Conference Papers

3.1.1. Basarir, H, Wesseloo, J, Karrech, A, Pasternak, E & Dyskin, A, 2017. The use of soft computing methods for the prediction of rock properties based on measurement while drilling data. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining, Deep Mining 2017, Perth, pp. 537-551. ( ).

3.1.2. Karrech, A., Elchalakani, M, Basarir, H., 2016. Finite Element Modelling of Concrete Filled Steel Tubes Subjected to Static Pure Bending. Mechanics of Structures and Materials XXIV: Proceedings of the 24th Australian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, 143-189.

3.1.3. Basarir, H., Akdag, S., Karrech, A., Ozyurt, M., 2016. The estimation of rock mass strength properties using probabilistic approaches and quantified GSI chart. Eurock-2016, 29-31 August, Cappadocia, Turkey, 1127-1132.

3.1.4. Karakaplan, E., Basarir, H., Wesseloo, J., 2016. Theoretical investigation of the effect of stress on the performance of support systems based on Rock Mass Rating (RMR) support recommendations. Ground Support 2016, 12-14 September, Lulea, Sweden, paper No:227.

3.1.5. Akdag, S., Basarir, H., Karpuz, C., Ozyurt, M., 2015. Stability Analysis and Optimized Slope Angle for the Iron Ore Open-Pit Mine. The 24th International Mining Congress of Turkey, 14-17 April 2015, 606-611.

3.1.6. Yardimci, A. G., Basarir, H., 2015. A Contemporary Approach in Geotechnical Slope Stability Analysis: Lithological Implicit Modelling. The 24th International Mining Congress of Turkey, 14-17 April 2015, 710-716.

3.1.7. Karakaplan, E., Basarir, H., 2015. The Analysis Of The Support Systems Proposed By The RMR System Using Numerical Modeling. The 24th International Mining Congress of Turkey, 14-17 April 2015, 296-303. (In Turkish with English abstract).

3.1.8. Basarir, H., 2009. Prediction of the Deformations Around the Face of an Circular Opening in Weak Rock Mass. The 3th International Balkan Mining Congress, 01-03 October 2009, 391-401.
3.1.9. Basarir, H., 2007. Numerical analysis of support performance and rock-support interaction considering different rock conditions. The 20th International Mining Congress and Exhibition of Turkey, 06-09 June 2007, 303-315.

3.1.10. Ozsan A, Basarir, H., Cilsal, M. 2006. Engineering geological investigations along the Ankara subway extension, The 10th IAEG Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, 1-13.

3.1.11. Basarir, H., Karpuz, C., 2004. Development of a direct rippability assessment method. 13th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection. Wroclaw, Poland, 1-3 September 2004, 181-188.

3.1.12. Basarir, H., Karpuz, C., Bozdag, T., 2001. "Comparison of Test Results from Continuous Failure State and Conventional Triaxial Tests", International Symposium on Geotechnical Issues of Underground Space Use for Environmentally Protected World, Dnipropetrovsk/Ukraina, 26-29 November 2001, 132-147.

3.1.13. Basarir, H., Karpuz, C., Bozdağ, T., 2000. "Rippability Assessment Studies at Tuncbilek Coal Mine", 9. Mine Planning and Equipment Selection Symposium, Athens, Greece, 6-9 November 2000, 515-520.

3.2. National Journal Papers (Selection)

3.2.1. Basarir, H., Nordlund, E., Malmgren, L., Saiang, D., " Instrumentation studies in Rock Mechanics: LKAB Malmberget mine case study ", March 2012, Mining Turkey, Vol: 21, pp. 48-54.

3.2.2. Karpuz, C., Güyagüler, T., Bagci, S., Bozdag, T., Basarir, H., Keskin, S., " The Determination of Liability Index for Spontaneous Combustion of Lignite: Part-1 Risk Classification Review", September 2000, Mining Journal of Turkish Mining Society, September, pp. 3-14 (in Turkish with English Abstract).

3.2.3. Karpuz, C., Güyagüler, T., Bagci, S., Bozdag, T., Basarir, H., Keskin, S., " The Determination of Liability Index for Spontaneous Combustion of Lignite: Part-2 Underground Coal Mines Results", September 2000, Mining Journal of Turkish Mining Society, September, pp.14-27 (in Turkish with English Abstract).

3.3. National Conference Papers

3.3.1. Basarir, H., Karpuz, C., 2006. "Rippability assessment methods and proposing a classification system in surface mining", 15. Coal Congress of Turkey, Zonguldak, 06-09 June 2006, 53-65

3.3.2. Basarir, H., Kumral, M., Ozsan, A., 2004. Predicting uniaxial compressive strength of rocks from simple test methods. VII Regional Rock Mechanics Symposium, Sivas, Turkey, 21-24 October 2004, 111-119.

3.3.3. Basarir, H., Bozdag, T., Karpuz, C., 1998. Computer Controlled Continuous Failure State Triaxial Test Setup , 4. National Rock Mech. Symposium, Zonguldak, 22¬23 September, 1998, 61-75.
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