Prof. Matthew Gilbert

All Publications

Books

  • Webb J, Gilbert M, Ghose A & Christodoulou C (2012) Guidance on the Design, Assessment and Strengthening of Masonry Parapets on Highway Structures. London: Department for Transport.

Journal articles

Chapters

Conference proceedings papers

  • Gilbert M, Smith CC, Melbourne C, Augusthus-Nelson L & Swift G (2016) Proposed permissible limit state assessment criteria for masonry arch bridges. Proc. 8th International Arch Bridges Conference. Wroclaw
  • Augusthus-Nelson L, Swift G, Smith CC, Gilbert M & Melbourne C (2016) Behaviour of backfilled masonry arch bridges subjected to cyclic loading. Proc. 8th International Arch Bridges Conference. Wroclaw
  • Pytlos , Gilbert M & smith CC (2016) Use of a physics engine to model soil filled masonry arch bridges. Proc. 8th International Arch Bridges Conference. Wroclaw
  • AA.VV. (2015) Proceedings of the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield – The Annual Postgraduate Research Student Conference 2015. The Annual Postgraduate Research Student Conference 2015 (pp 1-61). Sheffield, UK, 15 April 2015 - 15 April 2015. View this article in WRRO
  • Gueguin M, Smith CC & Gilbert M (2015) Use of digital image correlation to directly derive soil stress-strain response from physical model test data. Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development - Proceedings of the XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, ECSMGE 2015, Vol. 7 (pp 3881-3886)
  • Pytlos M, Gilbert M & Smith CC (2015) Simulation of granular soil behaviour using physics engines. Geomechanics from Micro to Macro - Proceedings of the TC105 ISSMGE International Symposium on Geomechanics from Micro to Macro, IS-Cambridge 2014, Vol. 1 (pp 163-168)
  • Smith CC, Gilbert M, Hawksbee SJ & Babiker A (2014) Recent advances in the application of discontinuity layout optimization to geotechnical limit analysis problems. Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering - Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, NUMGE 2014, Vol. 1 (pp 415-420)
  • Swift GM, Augusthus-Nelson L, Melbourne C & Gilbert M (2013) Physical modelling of cyclically loaded masonry arch bridges. 7th International Arch Bridges Conference (pp 621-628). Croatia
  • Gilbert M, Smith C, Hawksbee , Swift GM & Melbourne C (2013) Modelling soil-structure interaction in masonry arch bridges. 7th International Arch Bridges Conference (pp 613-620). Croatia
  • Melbourne C, Cole G, Gilbert M, Swift GM & Smith C (2013) A road-map for the assessment of masonry arch bridges. 7th International Arch Bridges Conference (pp 605-612). Croatia
  • Smith C, Todd I & Gilbert M (2013) Utilizing additive techniques to fabricate weight optimized components designed using structural optimization methods. 24th Annual Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium (pp 879-894). Austin, Texas
  • Tyas A & Gilbert M (2011) On transmissible load formulations in topology optimization. 9th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Shizuoka, Japan
  • Pichugin AV, Tyas A & Gilbert M (2011) Michell structure for a uniform load over multiple spans. 9th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Shizuoka, Japan
  • Gilbert M, Tyas A & Pullan D (2011) Layout optimization of structures with transmissible and self-weight loads. 9th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Shizuoka, Japan
  • Babiker AF, Smith CC & Gilbert M (2010) Application of discontinuity layout optimization to problems involving non-associative friction. Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering - Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering (pp 45-50)
  • Gilbert M, Smith CC, Haslam IW & Pritchard TJ (2010) Application of discontinuity layout optimization to geotechnical limit analysis problems. Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering - Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering (pp 169-174)
  • Clarke SD, Smith CC & Gilbert M (2010) Analysis of the stability of sheet pile walls using Discontinuity Layout Optimization. Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering - Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering (pp 163-168) View this article in WRRO
  • Smith CC & Gilbert M (2010) Advances in computational limit state analysis and design. GeoFlorida 2010: Advances in Analysis, Modeling, & Design, Proceedings of the GeoFlorida 2010 Conference. West Palm Beach
  • Le CV, Askes H & Gilbert M (2010) A stabilized meshfree equilibrium formulation for lower-bound limit analysis. 18th UK ACME conference (pp 169-172). Southampton
  • Smith CC & Gilbert M (2010) Advances in computational limit state analysis and design. Advances in Analysis, Modeling, & Design, Proceedings of the GeoFlorida 2010 Conference. West Palm Beach
  • Smith CC & Gilbert M (2010) Ultimate Limit State design to Eurocode 7 using numerical methods. Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering (NUMGE 2010) (pp 947-952). Trondheim, 2 June 2010 - 4 June 2010.
  • Gilbert M, Smith CC, Pritchard TJ, Haslam IW & Shepherd M (2009) Systematic identification of yield-line patterns in slabs. Concrete Communication Symposioum (pp 2). Leeds
  • Swift G, Melbourne C, Wang J, Gilbert M & Smith CC (2008) Geotechnical aspects of masonry arch bridges. Advances in Transportation Geotechnics (pp 459-466). Nottingham
  • Smith CC & Gilbert M (2008) Limit analysis of the stability of foundations on inclined ground. 2nd International Conference on Foundations, ICOF 2008 (pp 1683-1692). 2008
  • Gilbert M & Smith CC (2008) On the analogy between structural layout optimization and plastic limit analysis formulations. 8th World Congress in Computational Mechanics (pp 2-2). Venice
  • Darwich W, Gilbert M & Tyas A (2008) Form: A practical layout optimization tool for civil and structural engineers. 8th World Congress in Computational Mechanics (pp 2-2). Venice
  • Darwich W, Gilbert M & Tyas A (2007) Optimum structure to carry a uniform load between two pinned supports. 7th World Congress in Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (pp 1-7). Seoul
  • Gilbert M (2007) Limit analysis applied to masonry arch bridges: State-of-the-art and recent developments. 5th International Arch Bridges Conference (pp 13-28). Madeira
  • Gilbert M, Smith CC, Wang J, Callaway PA & Melbourne C (2007) Small and large-scale experimental studies of soil-arch interaction in masonry bridges. 5th International Arch Bridges Conference (pp 381-388). Madeira
  • Gilbert M, Nguyen D & Smith CC (2007) Computational limit analysis of soil-arch interaction in masonry arch bridges. 5th International Arch Bridges Conference (pp 633-640). Madeira
  • Nguyen D, Gilbert M & Smith CC (2007) Application of limit analysis to soil-structure interaction problems. 10th Australia-New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics (pp 196-201). Brisbane
  • Smith CC & Gilbert M (2007) New upper bound solutions for layered soil bearing capacity problems using discontinuity layout optimization. 10th Australia-New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics (pp 250-255). Brisbane
  • Gilbert M & Smith CC (2007) Discontinuity layout optimization: A new numerical procedure for upper bound limit analysis. IX International Conference on Computational Plasticity: COMPLAS IX (pp 170-173). Barcelona
  • Smith CC, Gilbert M, Melbourne C & Wang J (2006) Full scale modelling of soil-structure interaction in masonry arch bridges. Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, 6th ICPMG'06 - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Vol. 1-2 (pp 247-252)
  • Gilbert M, Smith CC, Melbourne C & Wang J (2006) An experimental study of soil-arch interaction in masonry bridges. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (pp 8-8). Porto
  • Tyas A, Gilbert M & Pritchard TJ (2005) Practical plastic layout optimization of trusses incorporating stability considerations. 6th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Rio de Janeiro
  • Pritchard TJ, Gilbert M & Tyas A (2005) Plastic layout optimization of large-scale frameworks subject to multiple load cases, member self-weight and with joint length penalties. 6th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Rio de Janeiro
  • Gilbert M, Darwich W, Tyas A & Shepherd P (2005) Application of large-scale layout optimization techniques in structural engineering practice. 6th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Rio de Janeiro
  • Smith CC, Gilbert M & Callaway CC (2004) Geotechnical issues in the analysis of masonry arch bridges. 4th International Arch Bridges Conference (pp 343-352). Barcelona
  • Molyneaux TCK, Beattie G, Gilbert M, Burnett SJ & Hobbs B (2004) The behaviour of masonry subject to dynamic loading - an experimental and numerical study. 18th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 18) (pp 6-6). Perth
  • Molyneaux TCK, Beattie G, Gilbert M, Burnett SJ, Hobbs B & Newton P (2004) Finite element analysis of reinforced and unreinforced masonry parapets subjected to vehicle impacts. 7th Australasian Masonry Conference (pp 10-10). Newcastle
  • Gilbert M & Ahmed HM (2004) Developments to the ring masonry arch bridge analysis software. 4th International Arch Bridges Conference (pp 263-272). Barcelona
  • Beattie G, Molyneaux LCK, Gilbert M & Burnett SJ (2004) Finite element analysis of masonry panels subject to quasi-static and dynamic out-of-plane loading. 13th International Brick/Block Masonry Conference (pp 1167-1176). Amsterdam
  • Gilbert M, Tyas A & Pritchard T (2003) An efficient linear programming based layout optimization method for pin-jointed frames. Proceedings of the 5th World Congress in Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (pp 8-8). Venice, Italy
  • Pritchard T, Tyas A & Gilbert M (2003) A new look at topology optimisation as an aid to conceptual structural design. Proceedings of the 2nd Speciality Conference on the Conceptual Approach to Structural Design (pp 739-746). Milan
  • Gilbert M, Burnett SJ, Molyneaux TCK & Hobbs B (2003) Finite element analysis of masonry walls subject to out-of-plane impacts. Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium in Computer Methods in Structural Masonry (pp 7-7). Rome
  • Gilbert M, Ahmed HM & Casapulla C (2003) Computational limit analysis of masonry structures in the presence of non-associative friction. Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium in Computer Methods in Structural Masonry (pp 8-8). Rome
  • Ahmed HM & Gilbert M (2003) The computational efficiency of two rigid block analysis formulations for application to masonry structures. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Computing (pp 12-12). Egmond-aan-Zee, Holland
  • Gilbert M (2001) RING: A 2D rigid-block analysis program for masonry arch bridges. ARCH01: 3rd International Arch Bridges Conference (pp 459-464). Paris
  • Gilbert M, Hobbs B, Molyneaux T, Burnett S & Beattie G (2001) Improving the impact resistance of masonry parapet walls. ARCH01: Third International Arch Bridges Conference (pp 635-640). Paris
  • Beattie G, Molyneaux T, Gilbert M & Burnett S (2001) Masonry shear strength under impact loading. Proceedings of the 9th Canadian Masonry Symposium (pp 10-10). New Brunswick
  • Melbourne C, Begimgil M & Gilbert M (1995) The load test to collapse of a 5m span brickwork arch bridge with tied spandrel walls. Arch Bridges (pp 509-517)
  • Melbourne C, Gilbert M & Wagstaff M (1995) The behaviour of multi-span masonry arch bridges. Arch Bridges (pp 489-497)
  • Melbourne C, Gilbert M & Wagstaff M (1994) The behaviour of single and multi-span brickwork arch bridges. Proceedings of the 10th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, Vols 1-3 (pp 339-347)
  • Melbourne C & Gilbert M (1994) The application of limit analysis techniques to masonry arch bridges. Bridge Assessment Management and Design, Vol. 45 (pp 193-198)
  • Melbourne C & Gilbert M (1994) The application of limit analysis techniques to masonry arch bridges. Proceedings of the 10th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, Vols 1-3 (pp 359-368)

Patents

  • Smith CC & Gilbert M (2012) Data Processing System and Method. US 8,140,175 Appl. 19 Oct 2017.

Edited books

  • Susmel L, Askes H & Gilbert M (Eds.) (2016) Proceedings of the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield - The Annual Postgraduate Research Student Conference – 2016. Italian Group of Fracture. View this article in WRRO