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Christophe Gaudin

Professor Christophe Gaudin

Professorial Fellow (Research)/Deputy Director
Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems

Contact details
Address
Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems
The University of Western Australia (M053)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
6488 7289
Fax
6488 1044
Email
christophe.gaudin@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
MEng PhD EcoleCentraleNantes
Biography
Master Degree with honors in Civil Engineering in 1999 at Ecole Centrale de Nantes (France), with a final dissertation about the assessment of the stress state in centrifuged sand sample by in-flight cone penetrometer tests.
PhD in Geotechnical Engineering in 2002 at Ecole Centrale de Nantes (France), discussing a dissertation on: “Physical and numerical modelling of a cantilever wall - Application to the study of wall foundation interaction” (Supervisor Dr. Jacques Garnier, Director of Research, Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées).
After four years working on the LCPC centrifuge, Christophe joined COFS in July 2003.
Key research
•Centrifuge modelling
•Suction caisson
•Anchoring systems
•Scale effect in centrifuge modelling
•Soil characterisation
•Soil pipe interaction
•Hybrid foundations
Publications
Thesis
Modélisation physique et numérique d`un écran de soutènement autostable - application a l`étude de l`interaction écran fondation
Thèse de doctorat de l`Ecole Centrale de Nantes (2002). Download it in pdf format (12 Mo)

Journal papers
J1Cassidy M.J., Gaudin C., Randolph M.F., Wong P.C., Wang D., Tian Y. (2012). A plasticity model to assess the keying behaviour and performance of plate anchors. Géotechnique. 62(9): 825-836.
J2Bienen B., Raush L., Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J., Purwana O.A. (2012). Numerical modelling of the combined capacity of a hybrid skirted foundation. International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering. 22(3): 1-7.
J3Chen R., Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J. (2012). An investigation of the vertical uplift capacity of deepwater mudmats in clay. Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 49(7): 853-865.
J4Bienen B., Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J. (2012). Hybrid skirted foundation under combined loading. Computer and Geotechnics. (45): 127-139.
J5Tian Y., Gaudin C. Cassidy M.J. Randolph M.F. (2012). Observations on the behaviour of the keying flaps of plate anchors. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000776).
J6Gan C.T., Leung C.F., Cassidy M.J., Gaudin C., Chow Y.K. (2012). Effect of time on spudcan-footprint interaction in clay. Géotechnique. 62(5): 402-413.
J7Gaudin C., Bienen B., Cassidy M.J. (2011). Investigation of the potential of bottom water jetting to ease spudcan extraction in soft clay. Géotechnique. 61(12): 1043-1054. ICE Geotechnical Research “Bishop” Medal 2012.
J8Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J., Bienen B., Hossain M.S. (2011). A review of the contribution made by geotechnical centrifuge modelling to the understanding of jack-up spudcan behaviour. Ocean Engineering. 38(7): 900-914.
J9Randolph M.F., Gaudin C., Gourvenec, S.M., White D.J., Boylan, N., Cassidy M.J. (2011). Recent advances in offshore geotechnics for deep water oil and gas developments. Ocean Engineering. 38(7): 818-834.
J10Tian Y., Cassidy M.J., Gaudin C. (2010). Advancing pipe-soil interaction models through geotechnical centrifuge testing in calcareous sand. Applied Ocean Research. 32(3): 284-297.
J11White D.J., Gaudin C., Boylan N., Zhou H. (2010). Interpretation of T-bar penetrometer tests at shallow embedment and in very soft soils. Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 47(2): 218-229.
J12Bienen B., Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J. (2009).The influence of pull-out load on the efficiency of jetting during spudcan extraction. Applied Ocean Research. 31: 201-211.
J13Gaudin C., White D.J., Boylan N. Breen J., Brown T.A., De Catania S., Hortin P. (2009). A wireless data acquisition system for centrifuge model testing. Measurement Science and Technology. 20: 095709.
J14Richardson M.D., O’Loughlin C.D., Randolph M.F., Gaudin C. (2009). Setup following installation of dynamic anchors in normally consolidated clay. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 135(4): 487-496.
J15Gaudin C., Tham K.H., Ouahsine S. (2009). Keying of plate anchors in NC clay under inclined loading. International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering. 19(2): 1-8.
J16Lehane B.M., O’Loughlin C.D., Gaudin C., Randolph M.F. (2009). Rate effects on penetrometer resistance in kaolin. Géotechnique. 59(1): 41-52.
J17Bienen B., Cassidy M.J., Gaudin C. (2009). Physical modelling of a jack-up structure on sand in the geotechnical centrifuge. Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 46(2): 190-207.
J18Aubeny C., Gaudin C., Randolph M.F. (2008). Cyclic tests of model pipe in Kaolin. Society of Petroleum Engineers, Projects, Facilities & Construction. 3(4): 1-6.
J19Dingle H.R.C, White D.J., Gaudin C. (2008). Mechanisms of pipe embedment and lateral breakout in soft clay. Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 45(5): 636-652.
J20Lehane B.M., Gaudin C., Richards D.J., Rattley M.J. (2008). Rate effects on the vertical uplift capacity of footings founded in clay. Géotechnique. 58(1): 13-22.
J21Garnier J., Gaudin C., Springman S.M., Culligan P.J., Goodings D., Konig D., Kutter B., Phillips R., Randolph M.F., Thorel L. (2007). Catalogue of scaling laws and similitude questions in centrifuge modelling. International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. 7(3): 1-24.
J22Bienen B., Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J. (2007). Centrifuge tests of shallow footing behaviour on sand under combined vertical torsional loading. International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. 7(2): 1-21.
J23Levy N. Gaudin C., Einav I. (2007). The behaviour of piles undergoing a change in lateral loading direction. International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. 7(1): 12-22.
J24Thorel L., Gaudin C., Garnier J. (2007). A cone pressuremeter for soil characterisation in centrifuge. International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. 7(1): 23-30.
J25Gaudin C., Vlahos G., Randolph M.F., Colwill R.D. (2007). Investigation in centrifuge of anchor-pipeline interaction. International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering. 17(1): 1-7.
J26Gaudin C., O’Loughlin C.D., Randolph M.F., Lowmass A.C. (2006). Influence of the installation process on the behaviour of suction embedded plate anchors. Géotechnique. 56(6): 381-391.
J27Gaudin C., Watson P., Randolph M. (2006). Centrifuge tests of offshore filters. Geotechnical Testing Journal. 29(4): 1-7.
J28Popa H., Gaudin C., Thorel L., Garnier J., (2005). Physical and numerical modelling of embedded wall: Strip footing - retaining wall interaction. Scientific Bulletin of Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest. ISSN 1224-628X. 3: 37-55.
J29Lehane B.M., Gaudin C., Schneider J. (2005). Scale effects on tension capacity for rough piles buried in dense sand. Géotechnique. 55(10): 709-719.
J30Gaudin C., Schnaid F., Garnier J. (2005). Sand characterisation by combined centrifuge and laboratory tests. International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. 5(1): 42-56. Schofield Award 2006.
J31Gaudin C., Popa H., Thorel L., Garnier J. (2005). Modélisation numérique et physique du comportement d`une paroi de soutènement. Bulletin des Laboratoires des Ponts et Chaussées. Numéro spécial Méthodes Numériques. 256-257: 85-106.
J32Gaudin C., Garnier J., Thorel L. (2004). Physical modelling of a cantilever wall. International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. 4(2): 13-26. Schofield Award 2005
J33Gaudin C., Garnier J., Delattre L. (2004). Modélisation physique d`un écran de soutènement autostable – Contribution a la validation des méthodes de dimensionnement. Revue Française de Géotechnique. 109: 39-54.

Conference papers
C1Wang D., Han C., Gaudin C. (2013). Effect of roughness on the keying of plate anchors. Proceedings of the International Conference on Installation Effects in Geotechnical Engineering, Delft, The Netherlands, May 2013.
C2Gaudin C. (2012). Examples of the influence of centrifuge modelling on offshore geotechnics. Invited Keynote Lecture. Proceedings of the 1st Asian Symposium on Centrifuge Modelling, Asiafuge.
C3Wong P., Gaudin C., Randolph M.F., Cassidy M.J., Tian Y. (2012). Performance of suction embedded plate anchors in permanent mooring applications. Proceedings of the 22nd International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Rhodes, Greece, June 2012, Invited Keynote Lecture.
C4Gaudin C. (2012). Examples of the influence of centrifuge modelling on offshore geotechnics. Invited Keynote Lecture. Proceedings of the 2nd European Symposium on Centrifuge Modelling, Eurofuge.
C5Gaudin C., Randolph M.F., Clukey E., Dimmock P. (2012). Centrifuge modelling of a hybrid subsea foundation for subsea equipment. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference of Offshore Site Investigations and Geotechnics, London, England, 12-14 September 2012 (accepted).
C6Gaudin C., Kong V., Cassidy M.J. (2012). An overview of spudcan reinstallation near footprint. Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, USA: OTC 23050.
C7Gaudin C. White D.J. (2012). Centrifuge modelling to design subsea pipelines. GeoCongres 2012, Oakland, USA: 2402-2411.
C8Gaudin C., Mohr, H., Cassidy M.J., Bienen B., Purwana O.A. (2011). Centrifuge experiments of a hybrid foundation under combined loading. Proceedings of the 21st International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Maui, USA: 386-392.
C9Bienen B., Raush L., Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J., Purwana O.A. (2011). Numerical study of the combined load capacity of a hybrid foundation. Proceedings of the 21st International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Maui, USA: 556-562.
C10Gaudin C., Cluckey E.C., Garnier J., Phillips R. (2010). New frontiers for centrifuge modelling in offshore geotechnics. Invited Keynote Lecture. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, Perth, Australia: 155-188.
C11Blake, A.P., O’Loughlin, C.D., Gaudin C., (2010). Setup following keying of plate anchors assessed through centrifuge tests in kaolin clay. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, Perth, Australia: 705-710.
C12Gaudin C., Simkin M., White D.J., O’Loughlin, C.D. (2010). Experimental investigation into the influence of a keying flap on the keying behaviour of plate anchors. Proceedings of the 20th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Beijing, China: 533-540.
C13Gaudin C., White D.J., Bezuijen A., Schaminee P., Garnier J. (2010). Physical modelling for industry projects. An overview of current practices and impact. Invited paper. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Zurich, Switzerland: 67-77.
C14Gaudin C., White D.J., Boylan N., Breen J., Brown T., De Catania S. (2010). A wireless high speed data acquisition system for centrifuge model testing. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Zurich, Switzerland: 229-234.
C15De Catania S., Breen J., Gaudin C., White D.J. (2010). Development of a multiple axis actuator control system. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Zurich, Switzerland: 325-330.
C16Bienen B., Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J. (2010). Centrifuge study of the increase in undrained vertical bearing capacity of a circular shallow footing due to preloading. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Zurich, Switzerland: 1019-1024.
C17Boylan N., Gaudin C., White D.J., Randolph M.F. (2010). Modelling of submarine landslide in geotechnical centrifuge. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Zurich, Switzerland: 1095-1100.
C18Kong V., Cassidy M.J., Gaudin C. (2010). A study of footprint geometry to jack-up reinstallation near footprint cavities. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Zurich, Switzerland: 1033-1038.
C19Sahdi F., Boylan N., White D.J., Gaudin C. (2010). The influence of coloured dyes on the strength and index properties of kaolin clay. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Zurich, Switzerland: 165-170.
C20Wang D., Merifield R.S., Gaudin C., Hu Y. (2010). Centrifuge model tests of helical anchors in clay. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Zurich, Switzerland: 1069-1074.
C21Ali H., Reiffsteck P., Thorel L., Gaudin C. (2010). Study of influence factor of cone loading test in centrifuge. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Cone Penetrometer Testing, Huntington Beach, USA.
C22Bienen B., Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J. (2009). Centrifuge experiments investigating spudcan extraction using water jetting on soft clay sites. Proceedings of the Jack-up Platform Conference, London.
C23Gaudin C., White D.J. (2009). New centrifuge modelling techniques for investigating seabed pipeline behaviour. Proceedings of 17th International Conference of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Alexandria. 1: 448-451.
C24Gaudin C., Bienen B., Cassidy M.J. (2009). Centrifuge experiments investigating the use of jetting in spudcan extraction. Proceedings of the 19th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Osaka, Japan: 183-190.
C25Gaudin C., Landon M.M., Pederson V., Kiat C.H., Lequin W. (2009). Design of rock berm cover for offshore pipeline LNG project in Hong Kong. Proceedings of the 19th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Osaka: 546-553.
C26Landon M.M, Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J. (2009). Jack-up re-installation near pre-existing footprint. Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Artic Engineering, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: OMAE2009-79934.
C27Westgate Z., Tapper L., Lehane B.M., Gaudin C. (2009). Modelling the installation of stiffened caissons into overconsolidated clay. Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Artic Engineering, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: OMAE2009-79125.
C28Bienen B. Cassidy M.J., Gaudin C. (2009). Push-over response of a jack-up on sand of different relative densities. Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Artic Engineering, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: OMAE2009-79236.
C29Boylan, N.P., Gaudin C., White D.J., Randolph M.F. (2009). Characterisation of submarine slide runout in geotechnical centrifuge. Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Artic Engineering, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Paper OMAE2009-79059.
C30Schneider J.A., Lehane B.M., Gaudin C. (2009). Centrifuge examination of pile jetting in sand. Proceedings of the 2nd IPA International Workshop, New Orleans, USA: 17-24.
C31White D.J., Gaudin C. (2008). Simulation of seabed pipeline behaviour using centrifuge modelling. Proceedings of the International Deep Offshore Technology Conference, Perth, Australia.
C32Gaudin C., Thorel L., Rault G., Garnier J., Chenaf N. (2008). Le T-bar; un essai d’investigation des argiles. Journées Nationales de Géotechnique et de Géologie de l’Ingénieur, Nantes, France: 515-522.
C33Gaudin C., Tham K.H., Ouahsine S. (2008). Plate anchor failure mechanism during keying process. Proceedings of the 18th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Vancouver, Canada: 613-620.
C34Aubeny C., Gaudin C., Randolph M.F. (2008). Cyclic tests of model pipe in kaolin. Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, USA: OTC 19494-PP.
C35Senders M., Randolph, M.F., Gaudin C. (2007). Theory for the installation of suction caissons in sand overlaid by clay. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics, London, England: 429-240.
C36Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J., Donovan T. (2007). Spudcan reinstallation near existing footprints. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics, London, England: 285-292.
C37Gaudin C., Colwill R. (2007). Centrifuge modelling of a ship impact against a sloping seawall. Proceedings of the 17th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Lisbon, Portugal. 4: 3616-3622.
C38Song Z., Hu Y., Gaudin C. (2007). The influence of disturbed zone on capacity of suction embedded plate anchors. Proceedings of the 17th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Lisbon, Portugal. 2: 1340-1346.
C39Kim J.S., Hong J.I., Oh H.S., Colwill R.D., Gaudin C. (2007). Ship impact protection design for Gwangyang bridge. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Asian and Pacific coast, Nanjing, China.
C40Gaudin C., Vlahos G., Randolph M.F., Colwill R.D. (2006). Centrifuge tests to design pipeline rock protection. Proceedings of the 16th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, San Francisco, California, USA: 2006-JSC-204.
C41Gaudin C., Randolph M.F., O’Loughlin C.D (2006). New insights from model tests of foundation and anchoring systems in offshore geomechanics. Invited Keynote Lecture, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Hong-Kong. 1: 47-62.
C42Gaudin C., O’Loughlin C.D., Randolph M.F. (2006). Centrifuge tests on suction embedded plate anchors. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Hong-Kong. 1: 639-644.
C43Gaudin C., Lehane B.M. (2006). Centrifuge modelling of pile groups in sand. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Hong-Kong. 2: 835-840.
C44Watson P.G., Gaudin C., Senders M., Randolph M.F. (2006). Installation of suction caisson in layered soil. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Hong-Kong. 1: 685-692.
C45O’Loughlin C.D., Lowmass A.C., Gaudin C., Randolph M.F. (2006). Physical modelling to assess keying characteristics of plate anchors. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Hong-Kong. 1: 659-666.
C46Xu X., Lehane B.M., Gaudin C., Zhang T., Liu H. (2006). Centrifuge study of single and group displacement piles in clay Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Hong-Kong. 2: 895-900.
C47Senders M., Gaudin C., Randolph M.F. (2006). Centrifuge test set up for installation and cyclic loading of suction caissons in sand. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Hong-Kong. 1: 679-684.
C48Popa H., Thorel L., Gaudin C., Garnier J. (2006). Numerical modelling of propped retaining wall: influence parameters. Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Graz, Austria: 405-410.
C49Gaudin C., Lehane B.M., Wallis P. (2005). A centrifuge study of the monotonic and cyclic resistance of pile and pile groups in sand. Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, Perth, Australia: 749-755.
C50Rattley M.J., Richards D.J., Lehane B.M., Gaudin C. (2005). An Experimental and Numerical Study of Rate Effects for Plate Anchors in Clay. Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, Perth, Australia: 197-203.
C51Thorel L., Rault G., Gaudin C., Garnier J., Favraud C. (2005). Un mini-pressiomètre pour la reconnaissance des massifs de sol. Proceedings of 50 Years of Pressuremeter, Paris, France: 127-142.
C52Popa H., Thorel, L., Gaudin C., Garnier J. (2005). Strip footing – retaining wall interaction: parameters of influence. Numerical and physical modeling. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanic, Torino, Italy. 2: 561-569.
C53Lehane B.M., Gaudin C. (2005). Effect of drained preloading on the performance of shallow foundations on overconsolidated clay. Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Artic Engineering, Halkidiki, Greece: OMAE2005-67559.
C54Garnier J., Thorel L., Gaudin C., Rault G. (2003). Optimisation de projets géotechniques avec l`aide de modèle réduits centrifugés. The XIII African Regional Conference, Marrakech, Morocco.
C55Popa H., Gaudin C., Garnier J., Thorel L. (2003). Interaction fondation superficielle paroi de soutènement – modélisation expérimentale et numérique. Symposium International Fondation Superficielle FONDSUP, Paris, France. 1: 405-414.
C56Gaudin C., Serratrice J.F., Thorel L., Garnier J. (2003). Modelling in triaxial cells of the behaviour of a soil of a retaining structure. Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials, Lyon, France: 669-675.
C57Thorel L., Gaudin C., Rault G., Garnier J. (2003). Ageing of remoulded soils used in geotechnical centrifuge modelling. Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials, Lyon, France: 89-96.
C58Gaudin C., Garnier J., Gaudicheau P., Favraud C. (2003). Etude des interactions entre une fondation filante et un écran de soutènement. Proceedings of the 13th European Conference in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnics, Prague, Check Republic: 155-160.
C59Gaudin C., Riou Y., Popa H., Garnier J. (2002). Numerical modelling of centrifuge test on embedded wall. Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Paris, France.
C60Gaudin C., Serratrice J.F., Thorel L., Garnier J. (2002). Caractérisation du comportement d’un sol par essais triaxiaux pour la modélisation numérique d’un écran de soutènement. Symposium International Identification et détermination des paramètres des sols et des roches pour les calculs géotechniques, Paris, France : 385-394.
C61Gaudin C., Garnier J., Gaudicheau P., Rault G. (2002). Use of a robot for in-flight excavation in front of an embedded wall. International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Saint-John’s, Newfoundland, Canada: 77-82.
C62Gaudin C., Canépa Y., Garnier J. (2001). Caractérisation de la déformabilité des sols au moyen d’essais pénétrométriques sur modèles réduits centrifugés. 2èmes Rencontres du réseau Doctoral de Génie Civil, Aussois, France.
C63Bodin D., Gaudin C., Rault G., Garnier J. (2000). Etude sur modèle réduit du comportement d’une paroi de soutènement. VIèmes Journées Nationales Génie Civil Génie Côtier, Caen, France. 1: 329-336.

Technical reports
R1Gaudin C., O’Loughlin C.D. (2012). Browse LNG Development. Centrifuge modelling of pipe soil interaction. Investigation of laying, lateral buckling and on-bottom stability – Phase 2. Factual report to Advanced Geomechanics. The University of Western Australia, GEO 12634, 200 p.
R2O’Loughlin C.D., Gaudin C. (2012). Centrifuge Modelling of skirted spudcan penetration on layered soil. Report to Keppel Offshore and Marine technology Ltd. The University of Western Australia, GEO 12633, 45 p
R3Gaudin C., Hossain M.S., O’Loughlin C.D. (2012). Centrifuge modelling of suction piles for the Gulf of Guinea. Research report to Total France. The University of Western Australia, GEO 12624, 70 p.
R4Hossain M.S., Gaudin C., Randolph M.F. (2011). Centrifuge modelling of a mudmat under general loading – Phase 1: Mudmat optimisation. Report to Subsea 7. The University of Western Australia, GEO 11593, 40 p.
R5Gaudin C. (2011). Ichthys: Gas export pipeline - Centrifuge modelling of pipe-soil interaction during lateral buckling. The University of Western Australia, GEO 11587, 141 p.
R6Gaudin C., White D.J. (2011). BP Shah Deniz Development – Centrifuge modelling of lateral pipe-soil interaction. The University of Western Australia, GEO 11582, 111 p.
R7Rismachian A., White D.J., Gaudin C. (2011). BP West Nile Development – Centrifuge modelling of lateral pipe-soil interaction. The University of Western Australia, GEO 11575, 115 p.
R8Gaudin C. Randolph M.F. (2011). OMNI-Max anchor – Centrifuge modelling of dynamic installation and monotonic pull-out. The University of Western Australia, GEO 11570, 35 p.
R9White D.J., Gaudin C., Boylan N. (2011). Browse LNG Development. Centrifuge modelling of pipe soil interaction. Investigation of laying, lateral buckling and on-bottom stability. Factual report to Advanced Geomechanics. The University of Western Australia, GEO 11565, 206 p.
R10Mohr H., Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J., Bienen B. (2011). Feasibility and performance of a hybrid foundation system. Test results and interpretation report to Keppel Offshore and Marine Technology Centre PTE LTD. The University of Western Australia, GEO 11550, 102 p.
R11White D.J., Randolph M.F., Gaudin C., Boylan N., Wang D., Boukpeti N., Sahdi F. (2011). MERIWA Project M395. The impact of submarine landslide on seabed pipeline. Final report to Meriwa and other participants. The University of Western Australia, GEO 11538, 1025 p.
R12Gaudin C., Randolph M.F., X. Feng (2010). Hybrid Subsea Foundation. Interpretative report on centrifuge modelling to BP America production Company. The University of Western Australia, GEO 10546, 58 p.
R13Sahdi F., Gaudin C., White D.J., Boylan N. (2010). MERIWA Project M395. Centrifuge modelling of pipeline bearing and dragging resistance in soft and very soft clay. The University of Western Australia, GEO 10545, 75 p.
R14White D.J., Gaudin C. (2010). Angola Block 31 development. Centrifuge modelling of pipe-soil interaction on stiff clay. The University of Western Australia, GEO 10539, 78 p.
R15White D.J., Gaudin C. (2010). Ichthys: Infield flowlines - Centrifuge modelling of pipe-soil interaction during lateral buckling. The University of Western Australia, GEO 10534, 151 p.
R16Gaudin C., Boylan N., Mahmoodzadeh M., Westgate Z. (2010). Wheatstone gas field. On-bottom stability and lateral buckling of pipelines. The University of Western Australia, GEO 10533, 247 p.
R17Gaudin C., Randolph M.F. (2010). Hybrid Subsea Foundation. Report on centrifuge modelling to BP America production Company. The University of Western Australia, GEO 10517, 72 p.
R18Gaudin C., Tian, Y., Randolph M.F., Cassidy M.J. (2010). Qualification of SEPLAs for Permanent Mooring. Final report on centrifuge modelling. Report to ExxonMobil Development Company. The University of Western Australia, GEO 10527, 115 p.
R19Boylan N., Gaudin C. (2010). MERIWA Project M395 - Centrifuge Modelling: Presentation of Centrifuge Slide Test Results – Test series SS4. The University of Western Australia, GEO 10522, 35 p.
R20Gaudin C., Tian, Y., Randolph M.F., Cassidy M.J. (2010). Qualification of SEPLAs for Permanent Mooring. 4th Report on centrifuge modelling. Report to ExxonMobil Development Company. The University of Western Australia, GEO 09521, 45 p.
R21Randolph M.F., Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J., Wang D., Tian Y. (2010). Qualification of SEPLAs for Permanent Mooring. Interpretation of centrifuge, finite element and analytical plasticity modelling of the keying of SEPLAs. Report to ExxonMobil Development Company. The University of Western Australia, GEO 09519, 75 p.
R22Gaudin C., Tian, Y., Randolph M.F., Cassidy M.J. (2010). Qualification of SEPLAs for Permanent Mooring. 3rd Report on centrifuge modelling. Report to ExxonMobil Development Company. The University of Western Australia, GEO 09518, 28 p.
R23Gaudin C., Tian, Y., Randolph M.F., Cassidy M.J. (2010). Qualification of SEPLAs for Permanent Mooring. 2nd Report on centrifuge modelling. Report to ExxonMobil Development Company. The University of Western Australia, GEO 09514, 56 p.
R24Gaudin C., Tian, Y., Randolph M.F., Cassidy M.J. (2009). Qualification of SEPLAs for Permanent Mooring. 1st Report on centrifuge modelling. Report to ExxonMobil Development Company. The University of Western Australia, GEO 09503, 32 p.
R25Randolph M.F., Cassidy M.J., Gaudin C. (2009). Qualification of SEPLAs for Permanent Mooring. Desktop Literature Review and Analytical Modelling. Report to ExxonMobil Development Company. The University of Western Australia, GEO 09501, 40 p.
R26White D.J., Hodder M.H., Gaudin C. (2009). Greater Gorgon Project. On-bottom stability of pipelines centrifuge modelling. The University of Western Australia, GEO 09493, 112 p.
R27Gaudin C., White D.J. (2009). Greater Gorgon Project. N1K scarp crossing. Centrifuge modelling of pipe-soil response Phase 1. The University of Western Australia, GEO 09488, 87 p.
R28Boylan N., Gaudin C., White D.J., Randolph M.F., Sahdi F. (2009). MERIWA Project M395 - Centrifuge Modelling: Presentation of Centrifuge Slide Test Results. The University of Western Australia, GEO 09482, 113 p.
R29Tian Y., Cassidy M.J., Gaudin C. (2008). Pipeline integrity: Centrifuge modelling of pipes in sand. The University of Western Australia, GEO 08475, 62 p.
R30Gan, C.T., Cassidy, M.J., Gaudin, C., Leung, C.F. and Chow, Y.K. (2008). Drum centrifuge model tests on spudcan footprint characteristics in normally consolidated and overconsolidated clay. The University of Western Australia, GEO 08469, 56 p.
R31Gaudin C., White D.J., Randolph M.F. (2008). Jansz Infield Flowlines. Lay effect on pipeline embedment. The University of Western Australia, GEO 08462, 69 p.
R32Gaudin C., Randolph M.F. (2008). CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd metrological mast. Laboratory centrifuge compression loading tests for Buildings Department in Hong Kong. The University of Western Australia, GEO 08460, 85 p.
R33Landon M.M., Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J. (2008). Experimental investigation of the reinstallation of a model jack-up near existing footprints. The University of Western Australia, GEO 08459, 80 p.
R34Gaudin C., Randolph M.F. (2008). CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd metrological mast. The University of Western Australia, GEO 08450, 65 p.
R35White D.J., Schneider J.A., Gaudin C., Randolph M.F. (2008). Modelling of submarine slides and their impact on pipelines – Facility development: drum centrifuge modelling techniques. The University of Western Australia, GEO 08443, 164 p.
R36White D.J., Gaudin C. (2008). Angola Block 31NE PSVM Development – Centrifuge modelling of pipe-soil interaction. The University of Western Australia, GEO 08442, 61 p.
R37Gaudin C., Landon M.M. (2008). CLP Power Ltd Hong Kong LNG project – Rock berm centrifuge testing. The University of Western Australia, GEO 08437, 67 p.
R38Gaudin C., Landon M.M., Cassidy M.J. (2007). Feasibility and performance of a hybrid foundation system – Stage 2. Report to Keppel Offshore and Marine Technology centre PTE LTD. The University of Western Australia, GEO 07427, 35 p.
R39White D.J., Gaudin C. (2007). Browse LNG Development Phase 2C: Centrifuge modelling of cone penetration tests. Report to WorleyParsons and Woodside Energy Ltd. The University Of Western Australia, GEO 07422, 21 p.
R40Gaudin C. (2007). Pluto soil characterisation. Golder Associates. The University of Western Australia, GEO 07413, 22 p.
R41Gaudin C., Cassidy M.J. (2007). Feasibility and performance of a hybrid foundation system – Stage 1. Report to Keppel Offshore and Marine Technology centre PTE LTD. The University of Western Australia, GEO 07401, 85 p.
R42White D.J., Gaudin C. (2007). Pluto pipe-soil interaction investigation. Stage 2 report to JP Kenny and Woodside. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 07410, 150 p.
R43White D.J., Gaudin C. (2007). Pluto pipe-soil interaction investigation. Stage 1 report to JP Kenny and Woodside. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 07400, 116 p.
R44White D.J., Dingle, H.R.C., Gaudin C. (2007). SAFEBUCK JIP Phase II - Centrifuge Modelling of Pipe-Soil Interaction - Factual Report. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 07396, 57 p.
R45Gaudin C., Acosta H.E., (2006). Maari WHP detailed design. Centrifuge modelling of suction caisson installation in layered soils. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 06391, 38 p.
R46Gaudin C., Brown T.A., Hodder M., Cassidy M.J. (2006). Centrifuge experiments investigating use of jetting in spudcan extraction. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 06384, 31 p.
R47Gaudin C., Brown T.A., Randolph M.F. (2006). GwangYang Bridge: Centrifuge modelling of ship impact on sloping seawall foundation. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 06383, 52 p.
R48Gaudin C., Elkhatib S. Randolph M.F. (2006). Experimental and numerical investigation of Stevmanta anchor performance. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 06380, 95 p.
R49Gaudin C., Randolph M.F., Acosta H.E., Tran M. (2006). Maari field development – Centrifuge modelling of suction foundations. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 06374, 135 p.
R50Gaudin C., Elkhatib S. Randolph M.F. (2006). Centrifuge testing of Stevmanta anchors. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 06370, 35 p.
R51Gaudin C., Vlahos G., Randolph M.F. (2005). Project Shenzhen to Tai Po pipeline. Centrifuge testing of marine drag anchor performance. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 05342, 46 p.
R52Richards D.J., Rattley M.J., Lehane B.M., Gaudin C. (2005). Assessment of pyramid shaped shallow footings subjected to fast uplift using centrifuge modelling techniques. School of Civil Engineering and Environment, The University of Southampton, Report No P/FFR/CCN457/SFCT/D1, 51 p.
R53Gaudin C., Randolph M.F. (2005). Arup Energy – Compass Port LNG Terminal – Report stage 1: Centrifuge testing preparation. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 05337, 32 p.
R54Gaudin C., Lehane B., Rattley M. (2005). Fast pull-out of transmission tower footings resting on clay. Part II, second series of drum centrifuge testing. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 04334, 69 p.
R55Gaudin C., Lehane B.M. (2004). Static and cyclic loading of centrifuge single piles and pile groups in sand. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 04336, 34 p.
R56Gaudin C., Lehane B.M. (2004). Fast pull-out of transmission tower footings resting on clay. Part I, report on drum centrifuge testing. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 04318, 47 p.
R57Gaudin C., Randolph M.F. (2003). Bassgas project standpipe filter testing: Report on drum centrifuge testing on tapered wire screen filter and CIPS filter. The University of Western Australia, Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, GEO 03299, 38 p.
R58Gaudin C. (2002). Modélisation physique et numérique des écrans de soutènements – Application a l`étude de l`interaction écran fondation. Thèse de Doctorat de l’Ecole Centrale de Nantes, 410 p.
R59Canepa Y., Gaudin C., Noblet S. (2000). Caractérisation de la déformabilité des sols au moyen d’essais pénétrométriques : étude de faisabilité. F.A.E.R. 2-24-59-09, Dossier LREP 1.00.11855, 50 p.
R60Gaudin C. (1999). Détermination de l’état de contrainte géostatique des massifs sableux centrifugés par essais pénétrométriques et pressiométriques. Mémoire de D.E.A., Ecole Centrale de Nantes, 124 p.
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Deputy Director
Future research
Geohazards
Funding received
Over $4M of industry funding in the last 6 years and over $20M of government competitive funding, includlign ARC LIEF aplicaiton of $1.5M to establish a 10m in diameter beam centrifuge by 2015.
Industrial relevance
Collaboration with Advanced Geomechanics, ARUP, BMT Asia Pacific, Intecsea, BP, Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Keppel through centrifuge modelling to assist in design of offshore structures
Languages
French, English
Memberships
Cahir of the Technical Committee on Geotechnical Physical Modelling of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE TC104)
Member of the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS)

Member of the International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineering (ISOPE)
Honours and awards
ICE Bishop Medal 2012
5th Schofield Award for the best paper published in 2005 in the International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics.
4th Schofield Award for the best paper published in 2004 in the International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics.
Patents
Title of invention: Offshore foundation system with integral elements for preloading and extraction. Patent No 200804224-4 submitted the 10/06/2008.
Teaching
About 30 hours of lecture a year on soil mechanics, foundation engineering, dimensional analysis and physical modelling..

Supervised and supervising 4PhD Students, 1 Master students and over 20 honour students
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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