Publications

2012. Bar, N, ‘Limit equilibrium slope stability modelling approaches for strongly anisotropic rock masses in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia‘, Young Geotechnical Professionals Evening and 11th Dr Baden Clegg Award Finalist, AGS, Perth, Australia. View

2012. Bar, N, ‘Performance driven slope management, design & optimisation at Brockman Operation, Rio Tinto Iron Ore‘, Proceedings of the 9th Young Geotechnical Professionals Conference, AGS, Melbourne, Australia. View

2014. Bar, N, Kuira, P & Semi, J, ‘Managing risk associated with erosion-driven slope instabilities with ground support and surface water management in a high rainfall environment at Ok Tedi Copper-Gold Mine‘, Proceedings of the Mastering Complex Projects Conference 2014, Engineers Australia, pp191-202, Melbourne, Australia. View

2015. Parker, R, Bar, N, Kuira, P & Semi, J, ‘Erosion-driven slope instabilities‘, The AusIMM Bulletin June 2015, The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Melbourne, Australia. View

2015. Barton, NR & Bar, N, ‘Introducing the Q-slope method and its intended use within civil and mining engineering projects‘, Future Development of Rock Mechanics, Proceedings of the ISRM Regional Symposium Eurock 2015 & 64th Geomechanics Colloquium, pp157-162, Salzburg, Austria. View

2016. Bar, N & Sator, E, ‘Q-slope Mobile Phone Application User Manual‘, Cairns, Australia. View

2016. Bar, N & Sator, E, ‘Q-system Mobile Phone Application User Manual‘, Cairns, Australia. View

2016. Bar, N & Barton, NR, ‘Empirical slope design for hard and soft rocks using Q-slope’, Proceedings of the 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium, ARMA 16-384, Houston, Texas, United States of America. View

2016. Bar, N, Barton, NR & Ryan, CA, ‘Application of the Q-slope method to highly weathered and saprolitic rocks in Far North Queensland’, Proceedings of the 2016 International Symposium Eurock 2016, Cappdocia, Turkey. View

2016. Bar, N, Parker, R, & Thomas, SJ, ‘Managing landslide risks associated with erosion-driven slope instabilities using near real-time deformation monitoring systems’, Proceedings of the 2016 International Symposium Eurock 2016, Cappdocia, Turkey. View

2016. Bar, N, Johnson, TM, & Weekes, G, ‘Using directional shear stress models to predict slope stability in highly anisotropic rock masses’, Proceedings of the 2016 International Symposium Eurock 2016, Cappdocia, Turkey. View

2016. Bar, N, Nicoll, S, & Pothitos, F, ‘Rock fall trajectory field testing, model simulations and considerations for steep slope design in hard rock’, Proceedings of the First Asia Pacific Slope Stability in Mining Conference, Brisbane, Australia. View

2016. Bar, N, Ryan, CA, Nicoll, S, & Pothitos, F, ‘Evaluating and managing rock fall risk for steep rock slopes’, Proceedings of the XV Symposium on Engineering Geology and Geotechnics, Society of Geological Engineers and Technicians of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia. View

2017. Bar, N & Baczynski NRP, ‘Understanding and modelling a highly ductile 25+ years old active-passive landslide at Ok Tedi Mine  in Papua New Guinea’, Advancing Culture of Living with Landslides, Volume 2, Proceedings of the 4th World Landslide Forum (WLF4), Ljubljana, Slovenia. View

2017. Baczynski NRP & Bar, N, ‘Landslide Monitoring and Management Challenge in Remote Papua New Guinea’, Advancing Culture of Living with Landslides, Volume 4, Proceedings of the 4th World Landslide Forum (WLF4), Ljubljana, Slovenia. View

2017. Bar, N & Reynolds, M, ‘The erosive power of rainfall’, Proceedings of the 4th World Landslide Forum (WLF4), Ljubljana, Slovenia. View

2017. Nicoll, S, Bar, N & Du Plessis, P, ‘Managing risks on an active haul road adjacent to a propagating subsidence zone at Telfer Gold Mine’, Human Activity in Rock Masses, Proceedings of the 2017 European Rock Mechanics Symposium Eurock 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic. View

2017. Saroglou, H & Bar, N, ‘Predicting the primary impact and total rollout distances of rock falls based on cases in quarries and mines in Australia and the United Kingdom’, Proceedings of the 51st US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium, ARMA 16-401, San Francisco, California, United States of America. View

2017. Bar, N & Barton, NR, ‘The Q-Slope Method for Rock Slope Engineering’, International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Rock Engineering, Vol 50(12), pp3307-3322, Springer-Verlag, Vienna, Austria. View

2017. Bar, N & Weekes, G, ‘Directional shear strength models in 2D and 3D limit equilibrium analyses to assess the stability of anisotropic rock slopes in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia’, Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol 52(4), pp91-104, Australian Geomechanics Society. View

2018. Bar, N & Heweston, A, ‘Considerations for effectively using probability of failure as a means of slope design appraisal for homogeneous and heterogeneous rock masses’, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Geological, Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering (ICGGEE 2018), Melbourne, Australia. View

2018. Bar, N, Reynolds, M, Nicoll, S & Bran, D, ‘The 21st century data management & visualization challenge for managing geotechnical risks in open pit mines’, Proceedings of the 2018 European Rock Mechanics Symposium Eurock 2018, St Petersburg, Russia. View

2018. Bar, N, Weekes, G & Welideniya, S, ‘Benefits and limitations of applying directional shear strengths in 2D and 3D limit equilibrium models to predict slope stability in highly anisotropic rock masses’, Geomechanics and Geodynamics of Rock Masses, Proceedings of the 2018 European Rock Mechanics Symposium Eurock 2018, St Petersburg, Russia. View

2018. Bar, N, Reynolds, M, Nicoll, S & Bran, D, ‘Geotechnical data management and visualization systems: meeting the data challenge of the 21st century and maximizing value for open pit mines’, Geomechanics and Geodynamics of Rock Masses, Proceedings of the 2018 European Rock Mechanics Symposium Eurock 2018, St Petersburg, Russia. View

2018. Bar, N & Barton, NR, ‘Rock Slope Design using Q-slope and Geophysical Survey Data’, Periodica Polytechnica Civil Engineering. View

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