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Dr Susanga Costa



Senior Lecturer, Civil - Geotechnical Engineering


Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env


School of Engineering


Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

+61 3 522 73698


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Optimization of fly ash based soil stabilization using secondary admixtures for sustainable road construction

R Renjith, D Robert, S Setunge, S Costa, A Mohajerani

(2021), Vol. 294, Journal of Cleaner Production, C1

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Construction of working platforms on expansive soils using recycled concrete and stabilizers: a case study

H Karami, D Robert, S Costa, F Tostovrsnik, B O’donnell, S Setunge

(2021), Vol. 94, pp. 19-30, ICSECM 2019 : Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management, Kandy, Sri Lanka, E1


Mitigation of desiccation cracks in clay using fibre and enzyme

Y Xie, S Costa, L Zhou, H Kandra

(2020), Vol. 79, pp. 4429-4440, Bulletin of engineering geology and the environment, Cham, Switzerland, C1

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Measuring soil strain using fibre optic sensors

S Costa, G Kahandawa, J Chen, J Xue

(2019), pp. 43-50, 8ICEG : Towards a sustainable geoenvironment : Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics 2018, Hangzhou, China, E1-1


Prediction of parallel clay cracks using neural networks - a feasibility study

Tanveer Choudhury, Warnakulasuriya Costa

(2019), pp. 214-244, GeoMEast : Proceedings of the 2nd GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Egypt 2018 –The Official International Congress of the Soil-Structure Interaction Group in Egypt (SSIGE), Egypt, E1-1


Theoretical analysis of desiccation crack spacing of a thin, long soil layer

S Costa, J Kodikara, S Barbour, D Fredlund

(2018), Vol. 13, pp. 39-49, Acta geotechnica, Cham, Switzerland, C1-1

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Determination of J-integral for clay during desiccation

S Costa, W Htike, J Kodikara, J Xue

(2016), Vol. 3, pp. 372-378, Environmental geotechnics, London, Eng., C1-1

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Salient factors controlling desiccation cracking of clay in laboratory experiments

S Costa, J Kodikara, B Shannon

(2013), Vol. 63, pp. 18-29, Geotechnique, C1-1

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Desiccation cracking in clayey soils: mechanisms and modelling

J Kodikara, S Costa

(2013), pp. 21-32, Proceedings of the Advances in Multiphysical Testing of Soils and Shales International Workshop 2012, Lausanne, Switzerland, E1-1


J-integral as a useful fracture parameter for analysis of desiccation cracking in clayey soils

S Costa, S Costa, J Kodikara, J Kodikara, J Xue, J Xue

(2013), pp. 377-381, ISSMGE TC 215: Proceedings of the International Symposium, Torino, Italy, 1-3 July 2013, Torino, Italy, E1-1


Numerical modelling of desiccation cracking

A Amarasiri, J Kodikara, S Costa

(2011), Vol. 35, pp. 82-96, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, C1

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Determination of cohesive properties for mode I fracture from compacted clay beams

A Amarasiri, S Costa, J Kodikara

(2011), Vol. 48, pp. 1163-1173, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, C1

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Shrinkage development during soil desiccation

S Costa, J Kodikara

(2010), pp. 433-436, Unsaturated Soils: Theoretical and Numerical Advances in Unsaturated Soil Mechanics - Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, E1-1


Numerical modelling of laboratory tests on desiccation cracking

A Amarasiri, J Kodikara, S Costa

(2009), pp. 302-310, Computational Geomechanics, COMGEO I - Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Computational Geomechanics, E1-1


Modelling of desiccation crack development in clay soils

S Costa, J Kodikara, N Thusyanthan

(2008), Vol. 2, pp. 1099-1107, 12th International Conference on Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics 2008, E1-1


Study of desiccation crack evolution using image analysis

S Costa, J Kodikara, N Thusyanthan

(2008), pp. 159-164, Unsaturated Soils: Advances in Geo-Engineering - Proceedings of the 1st European Conference on Unsaturated Soils, E-UNSAT 2008, E1-1


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