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Youngho Kim

Dr Youngho Kim

Research Associate
Offshore Foundation Systems, Centre for

Contact details
Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems
The University of Western Australia (M053)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 4316
Key research
•Offshore Foundation System
•Soil-Substructure Interaction
•Laterally and Axially Loaded Piles/Large Diameter Shafts
•Computation in Deep Foundations i.e Analysis and Numerical Modeling
•Field and Laboratory Experimental Testing
•Seismic Behavior of Deep Foundations and Bridge Abutments
•Retaining Structure and Slope Stability
Journal Articles

J1. Jeong, S.S., Kim, Y.H. & Seo, D.H. (2009). Numerical analysis of passive pile groups in offshore soft deposits. Computers and Geotechnics, 36(7), 1164-1175.
J2. Kim, Y.H., Jeong, S.S. & Won, J.O. (2009). Effect of lateral rigidity of offshore piles using proposed p-y curves in marine clay. Marine Georesources & Geotechnology, 27(1), 53-77.
J3. Lee, J.H., Kim, Y.H. & Jeong, S.S. (2010). Three-dimensional analysis of bearing behaviour of piled raft on soft clay. Computers and Geotechnics, 37(1-2), 103-114.
J4. Kim, Y.H. & Jeong, S.S. (2010). Study on lateral rigidity of offshore piles considering p-y characteristics. International Journal of Geo-Engineering, 2(1), pp.29-39.
J5. Kim, Y.H. & Jeong, S.S. (2011). Analysis of soil resistance on laterally loaded piles based on 3D soil-pile interaction. Computers and Geotechnics, 38(2), 248-257.
J6. Jeong, S.S., Kim, Y.H. & Kim, J.Y. (2011). Influence on lateral rigidity of offshore piles using proposed p-y curves. Ocean Engineering, 38(2-3), 397-408.
J7. Kim, Y.H., Jeong, S.S. & Lee, S.J. (2011). Wedge failure analysis by coupled soil resistance on laterally loaded piles in clay. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 137(6), 678-694.
J8. Seo, J.W., Kim, Y.H., Cho, J.Y. & Jeong, S.S. (2013). Estimation of in-situ dynamic modulus by using MEPDG dynamic modulus and FWD data at different temperatures. International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 14(4), 343-353.
J9. Kim, J.Y., Jeong, S.S. & Kim, Y.H. (2013). Improved design method for bent pile structures (Cast-in-drilled-hole shafts) based on Nonlinear Characteristics. Materials and Structures. (early view). doi:10.1617/s11527-013-0125-2
J10. Hossain, M.S., Kim, Y.H. & Gaudin, C. (2013). Experimental investigation of installation and pull-out of dynamically penetrating anchors in clay and silt. J. Geotech. & Geoenv. Engg., ASCE, accepted in February 2014, in press.

Conference Papers

C1. Seo, D.H., Jeong, S.S. & Kim, Y.H. (2006). Physical modeling of pile groups subjected to lateral soil movements. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Physical Modeling in Geotechnics, Hong Kong, ICPMG, 1043-1048.
C2. Jeong, S.S., Cho, C.H., Seo, D.H., Lee, J.H., Seol, H.I. & Kim, Y.H. (2007). Current status of deep and pile foundations in Korea. International Workshop on Recent Advances of Deep Foundations, pp.151-166, Port and Airport Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan, PARI.
C3. Kim, Y.H., Jeong, S.S., Kim, J.H. & Shin, S.H. (2007). Cyclic lateral load tests of offshore large diameter piles of incheon bridge in marine clay. Proceedings of the 16th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, ISOPE, 1353-1361.
C4. Jeong, S.S., Seol, H.I., Kim, Y.H. & Han, K.T. (2007). Shear load transfer characteristics of rock-socketed drilled shafts based on constant normal stiffness direct shear testing. International Conference on Soil and Rock, Colombo, Sri Lanka, SLGS, 1-8.
C5. Kim, Y.H., Jeong, S.S. & Seol, H.I. (2008). Lateral load tests of offshore large diameter piles of incheon bridge in marine clay. 1st SIR BK21 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure, Seoul, Korea, SIR, 11-13.
C6. Kim, Y.H., Jeong, S.S. & Seo, D.H. (2008). Numerical investigation of passive loading on pile groups adjacent to embankment on soft ground. The 12th International Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, Goa, India, IACMAG, 3352-3360.
C7. Kim, Y.H., Jeong, S.S. & Kim, S.I. (2009). Characteristics of lateral rigidity of offshore piles in incheon marine clay. The 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Alexandria, Egypt, ISSMGE, 1374-1377.
C8. Kim, Y.M., Jeong, S.S. & Kim, Y.H. (2011). Behavior of monopile foundations under static and cyclic loads. The 4th Japan-Korea Geotechnical Engineering Workshop, JGS & KGS, Kobe, Japan.
C9. Hossain, M.S., Kim, Y.H. &Wang, D. (2013). Physical and numerical modelling of installation and pull-out of dynamically penetrating anchors in clay and silt. Proc. 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Nantes, France. OMAE-10322.
C10. Kim, Y.H., Hossain, M.S. & Wang, D. (2014). Numerical modelling of dynamic installation of a torpedo anchor in calcareous silt. Proc. 24th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE, Pusan, Korea, Accepted.
Honours and awards
•NRF Post-doctoral fellowship fund, National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF). (Oct. 2011 - Sep. 2012)
•Brain-Korea21 Post-doctoral fellowship fund, Korean Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development. (Jun. 2011 - Aug. 2011)
•KSCE (Korea Society of Civil Engineers) Award for Excellent Ph.D. Thesis. (Jan. 2011)
•Honor for Excellent Dissertation in field of Applied Natural Science, Yonsei University, (Nov. 2010)
•Honor for Excellence Oral Presentation, The SIR BK21 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure. (Feb. 2008)
•Jeong, S.S., Kim, Y.H., Kim, T.S., “Device of Laboratory Lateral Load Test.” Patent Number: 10-0916810. Registration data: 2009.09.03.
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