Publications

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JOURNAL ARTICLES – REFEREED

  1. Daneshvar P., A.M. Zsaki, 2017, Simulation of tailings flow resulting from a dam breach using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics, 
  2. Ai X., A.M. Zsaki, 2017, Stability assessment of homogeneous slopes loaded with mobile tracked cranes — An artificial neural network approach, COGENT Engineering, 4(1), pp. 1-13.
  3. Su D., Y.X. Wang, Y. J. Huang, A. M. Zsaki, 2017, Granular jet composed of elliptical particles impacting a fixed target, Powder Technology, 313, pp. 303-311.
  4. Zsaki, A.M., 2016, Hardware-accelerated generation of 3D diffusion-limited aggregation structures, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 97, pp. 24-34.
  5. Vazhbakht B., A. M. Zsaki, 2013, A finite element mesh optimization method incorporating geologic features for stress analysis of underground excavations, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 59(4), pp. 111-119
  6. Zsaki A.M., 2013, Filling 2D domains with disks using templates for discrete element model generation, Granular Matter, 15(1), pp. 109-117
  7. Hazegh M., A.M. Zsaki, 2013, A framework for automatic modeling of underground excavations and optimizing three-dimensional boundary and finite element meshes derived from them – framework, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 37(6), pp. 641-660
  8. Bitar D., A.M. Zsaki, 2011, Modeling the behaviour of a reinforced granular layer overlying soft soil using an integro-differential equation, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering 5(1), pp. 45-60
  9. Zsaki, A.M., 2010, Optimized mesh generation for finite element analysis of underground excavations in rocks masses traversed by joints, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 47(4), pp. 533-702
  10. Samadhiya, N.K., P. Maheshwari, A.M. Zsaki, P. Basu and A. Kundu, 2009, Strengthening of clay by geogrid reinforced granular pile, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 3(3), pp. 377-386
  11. Zsaki, A.M., 2009, Parallel generation of initial element assemblies for two-dimensional Discrete Element simulations, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 33(3), pp. 377-389
  12. Zsaki, A.M., 2009, An efficient method for packing polygonal domains with disks for 2D Discrete Element simulation, Computers and Geotechnics 36(4), pp. 568-576
  13. Zsaki, A.M. and J.H. Curran, 2005, A continuum mechanics based framework for optimizing boundary and finite element meshes associated with underground excavations – Framework, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 29(13), pp. 1271-1298
  14. Zsaki, A.M. and J.H. Curran, 2005, A continuum mechanics based framework for optimizing boundary and finite element meshes associated with underground excavations – Accuracy, efficiency and applications, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 29(13), pp. 1299-1315
  15. Zsaki, A.M. and J.H. Curran, 2005, A continuum mechanics based framework for boundary and finite element mesh optimization in two dimensions for application in excavation analysis, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 29(4), pp. 369-393
  16. Zsaki, A., D. Rixen and M. Paraschivoiu, 2003, A substructure-based iterative inner solver coupled with Uzawa’s algorithm for the Stokes problem, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 43(2), pp. 215-230

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS – REFEREED

  1. Ludmer, M., and A.M. Zsaki, Relating train-induced dynamic loading and slope stability with FEM, 70th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 12th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, October 1-4, 2017, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  2. Hazegh, M., and A.M. Zsaki, Automated mesh generation for underground excavations using ‘region of interest’-based mesh improvement for 3D boundary and finite element analysis, 70th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 12th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, October 1-4, 2017, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  3. Hasan, M.S., and A.M. Zsaki, S.S. Li and M.R. Nokken, Abrasion of hydraulic structures concrete surface by waterborne sand, CSCE 22nd Hydrotechnical Conference, April 29-May 2 2015, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  4. Daneshvar, P., and A.M. Zsaki, Modeling and simulation of tailings dam breaches using SPH, CSCE 22nd Hydrotechnical Conference, April 29-May 2 2015, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  5. Ibrahim, R., and A.M. Zsaki, Finite element mesh optimization using local p-refinement for stress analysis of prismatic tunnels in 3D, CSCE Annual General Meeting and Conference, May 28-31 2014, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  6. Bitar, D., and A.M. Zsaki, An integro-differential equation based model for investigating the behaviour of a reinforced granular layer overlying soft soil, CSCE Annual General Meeting and Conference, May 29-June 1 2013, Montreal, Canada
  7. Sakib, M.N., S.S. Li and A.M. Zsaki, CFD Modelling of 3-D turbulent flow around a circular bridge pier, CSCE Annual General Meeting and Conference, May 29-June 1 2013, Montreal, Canada
  8. Garcia Rosero, D.F., and A.M. Zsaki, Finite element mesh optimization using local p-refinement for stress analysis of underground excavations, CSCE Annual General Meeting and Conference, May 29-June 1 2013, Montreal, Canada
  9. Daneshvar, P., and A.M. Zsaki, Modeling of tailings flow using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics for risk assessment of tailings dam breaches, 64th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 14th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, October 2-6, 2011, Toronto, Canada
  10. Zsaki, A.M., GPU-accelerated stress analysis in geomechanics, 64th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 14th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, October 2-6, 2011, Toronto, Canada
  11. Zsaki, A.M., Massively parallel computing in geomechanics using GPUs for application in probabilistic simulation, CSCE Annual General Meeting, 2011, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  12. Nejati, H., and A.M. Zsaki, Sensitivity analysis of the parameters affecting horizontal travel distance of rock fragments in a rockfall using artificial neural networks, CSCE Annual General Meeting, 2011, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  13. Vazbakht, B., and A.M. Zsaki, A finite element mesh optimization method incorporating geologic features for stress analysis of underground excavations, Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Conference and Exhibition 2011, May 22-25 2011, Montreal, Canada
  14. Saravanakumar, M.N., G. Ramasamy, A. M. Zsaki, Computer aided design of reinforced earth slopes, Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC-2008), IIT Bangalore, December 17-19 2008, Bangalore, India
  15. Zsaki, A.M., cutting|Plane: An interactive tool for exploration of 3D datasets via slicing, C3S2E ’08 Canadian Conference on Computer Science & Software Engineering, May 12-13 2008, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  16. Zsaki, A.M., Efficient model generation for 2D discrete element simulations of soils and rocks, Canadian Geotechnical Society and the Canadian National Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH-CNC) Diamond Jubilee Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the 8th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, October 21-24 2007, Ottawa, Canada
  17. Zsaki, A.M., and J.H. Curran, Automatic geometry optimization for stress analysis of underground excavations, NUMOG IX – Ninth International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics, 25-27 August 2004, Ottawa, Canada
  18. Zsaki, A.M., and J.H. Curran, Parallel computation of field quantities in an underground excavations analysis code, 5th NARMS and 17th TAC Conference, 2002, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  19. Zsaki, A.M., and M. Paraschivoiu, A non-overlapping domain decomposition for the Stokes problem, ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, 2002, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  20. Zsaki, A., and J.H. Curran, Automatic meshing of underground excavations with emphasis on prismatic tunnels, 38th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, 2001, Washington DC, U.S.A., pp. 1526-1533
  21. Zsaki, A., and J.H. Curran, Application of the Generalized Wedge Method to rock slope stability, 37th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, 1999, Vail, Colorado, U.S.A., pp. 57-61
  22. Zsaki, A., and M.R. Kianoush, A Windows based program for analysis and design of circular tanks for liquid containing structures, CSCE 25th Annual Conference, 1997, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, pp. 203-212

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (INVITED)

  1. Zsaki, A., Computational challenges in large-model numerical analysis of underground excavations, Southern Ontario Numerical Analysis Day, April 19, 2002, The Fields Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Nokken, M.R., and Zsaki, A.M., Investigation of curing effectiveness with internal sensors, ACI Convention, November 5, 2008, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  1. Zsaki, A.M., and M.R. Nokken, Automatic unattended batch execution of the Rapid Chloride Permeability Test using Germann Instruments ProoveIt, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2003
  2. Zsaki, A.M., Tutorial manual for using ANSYS in CIV1174 – Finite element methods in structural mechanics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2001
  3. Zsaki, A.M., Slope stability analysis using Phase2, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2000
  4. Zsaki, A.M., Groundwater flow modeling using Phase2, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2000
  5. Zsaki, A., Progress report on analysis and design of circular tanks for liquid containing structures – Part II, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, 1996 – report to NRC
  6. Zsaki, A., Progress report on analysis and design of circular tanks for liquid containing structures – Part I, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, 1995 – report to NRC

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