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ICSMCT 2018 : 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics, Classification and Testing

London, United Kingdom
March 15 - 16, 2018

Conference Code: 18UK03ICSMCT

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICSMCT 2018: 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics, Classification and Testing aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Soil Mechanics, Classification and Testing. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Soil Mechanics, Classification and Testing.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Soil Mechanics, Classification and Testing are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICSMCT 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Soil Mechanics, Classification and Testing. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   February 15, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   February 28, 2018
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   February 14, 2018
Conference Dates   March 15 - 16, 2018

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Considerations for Effectively Using Probability of Failure as a Means of Slope Design Appraisal for Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Rock Masses
Neil Bar, Andrew Heweston
2) Cloudburst-Triggered Natural Hazards in Uttarakhand Himalaya: Mechanism, Prevention, and Mitigation
Vishwambhar Prasad Sati
3) Habits: Theoretical Foundations and a Conceptual Framework on a Managerial Trap and Chance
K. Piórkowska
4) Numerical Modelling of Shear Zone and Its Implications on Slope Instability at Letšeng Diamond Open Pit Mine, Lesotho
M. Ntšolo, D. Kalumba, N. Lefu, G. Letlatsa
5) Climate Impact-Minimizing Road Infrastructure Layout for Growing Cities
Stanislovas Buteliauskas, Aušrius Juozapavičius
6) Evaluation Framework for Investments in Rail Infrastructure Projects
Dimitrios J. Dimitriou, Maria F. Sartzetaki
7) Economic Assessment Methodology to Support Decisions for Transport Infrastructure Development
Dimitrios J. Dimitriou
8) Characterization of the Microbial Induced Carbonate Precipitation Technique as a Biological Cementing Agent for Sand Deposits
Sameh Abu El-Soud, Zahra Zayed, Safwan Khedr, Adel M. Belal
9) Surface Temperature of Asphalt Pavements with Colored Cement-Based Grouting Materials Containing Ceramic Waste Powder and Zeolite
H. Higashiyama, M. Sano, F. Nakanishi, M. Sugiyama, M. Kawanishi, S. Tsukuma
10) Development of a Value Evaluation Model of Highway Box-Girder Bridge
Hao Hsi Tseng
11) Deterministic Modelling to Estimate Economic Impact from Implementation and Management of Large Infrastructure
Dimitrios J. Dimitriou
12) Field Trial of Resin-Based Composite Materials for the Treatment of Surface Collapses Associated with Former Shallow Coal Mining
Philip T. Broughton, Mark P. Bettney, Isla L. Smail
13) Modelling the States of Public Client Participation in Public Private Partnership Arrangements
Eisa A. Alsafran, Francis T. Edum-Fotwe, Wayne E. Lord
14) Effect on Surface Temperature Reduction of Asphalt Pavements with Cement–Based Materials Containing Ceramic Waste Powder
H. Higashiyama, M. Sano, F. Nakanishi, M. Sugiyama, O. Takahashi, S. Tsukuma
15) Application of Transportation Models for Analysing Future Intercity and Intracity Travel Patterns in Kuwait
Srikanth Pandurangi, Basheer Mohammed, Nezar Al Sayegh

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