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A/Prof. Bre-Anne Sainsbury

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Head of School, Curriculum

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Engineering

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of New South Wales, 2013
Master of Engineering, University of New South Wales, 2003

Contact

Research interests

Rock mechanics

Units taught

SEV210 Construction Engineering

Awards

2017   IOM3 Douglas Hay Medal

Publications

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2020

Development of a comparative index for the assessment of the severity of violent brittle failures around underground excavations

Ali Keneti, Bre-Anne Sainsbury

(2020), Vol. 270, pp. 1-12, Engineering Geology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The mechanical performance of solid reinforcing bar rockbolts

Bre-Anne Sainsbury, Nurses Kurucuk, John Bolton

(2020), pp. 1-10, Rock mechanics and rock engineering, Berlin, Germany, C1

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2019

A sub-level caving algorithm for large-scale, small-strain, numerical simulations

B Sainsbury

(2019), Vol. 52, pp. 289-295, Rock mechanics and rock engineering, Vienna, Austria, C1

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Consideration of the volumetric changes that accompany rock mass failure

B Sainsbury

(2019), Vol. 52, pp. 277-281, Rock mechanics and rock engineering, Cham, Switzerland, C1

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Impact of intact rock properties on proneness to rockbursting

B Sainsbury, N Kurucuk

(2019), pp. 1-8, Bulletin of engineering geology and the environment, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Consideration of the proneness of rocks to strain-bursting through an assessment of elastic parameters

Bre-Anne Sainsbury, Nurses Kurucuk

(2019), Vol. 6, pp. 737-743, ISRM 2019 : Rock Mechanics for Natural Resources and Infrastructure Development : Full Papers : proceedings of the 14th International Congress on Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil, E1

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2018

Climate change vulnerability assessment for the uranium supply chain in Australia

J Pizarro, B Sainsbury, J Hodgkinson, B Loechel

(2018), Vol. 109, pp. 53-65, Progress in nuclear energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Characterization of strain-burst rock fragments under a scanning electron microscope - an illustrative study

Ali Keneti, B Sainsbury

(2018), Vol. 246, pp. 12-18, Engineering geology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Review of published rockburst events and their contributing factors

Ali Keneti, B Sainsbury

(2018), Vol. 246, pp. 361-373, Engineering geology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Back-analysis of PC1 cave propagation and subsidence behaviour at the Cadia East mine

B Sainsbury, David Sainsbury, Carroll Diana

(2018), pp. 167-178, CAVING 2018: Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving, Vancouver, British Columbia, E1

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Proneness of competent over-stressed intact rock to violent fracturing

Max Lee, Adrian Penney, B Sainsbury

(2018), Vol. 5, pp. 170-184, AusRock 2018 : Fourth Australasian Ground Control In Mining Conference, Sydney, New South Wales, E1

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2017

Australian uranium industry climate change vulnerability assessment

J Pizarro, B Sainsbury, J Hodgkinson, B Loechel

(2017), Vol. 24, pp. 109-123, Environmental Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Practical use of the ubiquitous-joint constitutive model for the simulation of anisotropic rock masses

B Sainsbury, D Sainsbury

(2017), Vol. 50, pp. 1507-1528, Rock mechanics and rock engineering, [Berlin, Germany], C1-1

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Laboratory and field testing of bolting systems subjected to highly corrosive environments

T Meikle, S Tadolini, B Sainsbury, J Bolton

(2017), Vol. 27, pp. 101-106, International journal of mining science and technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2016

Three-dimensional analysis of complex anisotropic slope instability at MMG's Century Mine

D Sainsbury, B Sainsbury, E Sweeney

(2016), Vol. 125, pp. 212-225, Transactions of the institutions of mining and metallurgy, section a: mining technology, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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Application of cave-scale rock degradation models in the imaging of the seismogenic zone

J Reyes-Montes, B Sainsbury, J Andrews, R Young

(2016), Vol. 7, pp. 87-92, CIM Journal, Westmount, Canada, C1-1

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Caving-induced subsidence behaviour of lift 1 at the Palabora Block Cave Mine

D Sainsbury, B Sainsbury, H Paetzhold, P Lourens, A Vakili

(2016), pp. 1-12, MassMin 2016 : Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference & Exhibition on Mass Mining, Sydney, N.S.W., E1-1

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Laboratory and field testing of bolting systems subjected to highly corrosive environments

Tom Meikle, Stephen Tadolini, B Sainsbury, John Bolton

(2016), pp. 153-158, Proceedings of the 35th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining, Morgantown, WV, E1-1

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A new corrosion resistant ground support system

Tom Meikle, John Bolton, B Sainsbury

(2016), pp. 1-11, COAL 2016 : Proceedings of the 2016 Coal Operators' Conference, Wollongong University, N.S.W., E1-1

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2011

Numerical back-analysis of structurally controlled cave initiation and propagation at the Henderson Mine

D Sainsbury, B Sainsbury, M Board, D Loring

(2011), pp. 1-11, ARMA 11 : Proceedings of the 45th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2011, San Francisco, Calif., E1-1

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2010

Investigation of caving induced subsidence at the abandoned Grace Mine

D Sainsbury, B Sainsbury, L Lorig

(2010), Vol. 119, pp. 151-161, Transactions of the Institutions of Mining and Metallurgy, Section A: Mining Technology, London, Eng., C1-1

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Microseismic tools for the analysis of the interaction between open pit and underground developments

J Reyes-Montes, B Sainsbury, W Pettitt, M Pierce, R Young

(2010), pp. 119-132, Caving 2010 : Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving, Perth, W.A., E1-1

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Sensitivities in the numerical assessment of cave propagation

B Sainsbury

(2010), pp. 523-536, Caving 2010 : Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Block and Sublevel Caving, Perth, W.A., E1-1

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2008

Analysis of caving behaviour using a synthetic rock mass - ubiquitous joint rock mass modelling technique

B Sainsbury, M Pierce, D Mas Ivars

(2008), pp. 1-11, SHIRMS 2008 : Proceedings of the First Southern Hemisphere International Rock Mechanics Symposium, Perth, W.A., E1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Large Scale UCS analysis of CRF samples

A/Prof Bre-Anne Sainsbury

  • 2018: $7,743

R & D Modelling

A/Prof Bre-Anne Sainsbury

  • 2020: $39,600
  • 2018: $13,140

Consideration of Cracking Damage to Concrete Tunnel Lining Systems

A/Prof Bre-Anne Sainsbury

  • 2020: $74,361

Numerical Simulation Research - Caving Geomechanics

A/Prof Bre-Anne Sainsbury

  • 2020: $32,740

Advanced monitoring and analysis systems for subsurface monitoring of rock strata and groundwater systems.

Dr Wendy Timms, A/Prof Bre-Anne Sainsbury

  • 2020: $20,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2019

Ning Yang

Thesis entitled: Analysis of Tunnel Excavation in Different Geological Conditions Based on Hoek-Brown Failure Criterion

Master of Engineering, School of Engineering