John Sully

In Situ Testing and Geotechnical Characterization

Sully, J.P., Parra, E. (2013) Liquefaction of sandy silt and silt from cyclic DSS testing.  GeoMontreal 2013 Conference, Montreal.


Sully, J.P., Parra, E. (2010) Effects of carbonate content and ageing on the dynamic response of marine clays.  GEO2010 - 63rd Canadian Geotechnical Conference & 1st Joint CGS/CNC-IPA Permafrost Specialty Conference, Calgary.

Sully, J.P., Robertson, P.K., Campanella, R.G. and Woeller, D.J. (1999) An approach to evaluation of field CPTU dissipation data in overconsolidated fine-grained soil. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 369-381.


Sully, J.P. and Campanella, R.G. (1995) Evaluation of in situ anisotropy from crosshole and downhole shear wave velocity measurements. Geotechnique, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 267-282.


Robertson, P.K., Sully, J.P., Woeller, D.J., Lunne, T., Powell, J.J. and Gillespie, D.G. (1992) Guidelines for interpretation of CPTU test data for determination of consolidation and permeability parameters for soils. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 539-550.


Sully, J.P. and Campanella, R.G. (1991) Effect of lateral stress on CPT penetration pore pressures. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 117, GT1, pp. 1082-1088.


Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Gajardo, E., Paga, M. and Sully, J.P. (1996) Regional and site-specific design guidelines for the northeastern Venezuela development. Offshore Technology Conference, Paper OTC-008109, Vol. 2, Houston, pp. 795-802.


Sully, J.P., Fernandez, A. and Zalzman, S. (1995) Backanalysis of deformations for case histories involving flow-type failures. Proceedings, International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil dynamics, St. Louis, Missouri, Vol. 2.


Sully, J.P., Morales, O., Gajardo, E., Murria, J. and Abi Saab, J. (1995) Microzonation studies for Lake Maracaibo coastal protection system. Proceedings, International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil dynamics, St. Louis, Missouri, Vol. 2.


Sully, J.P., Gajardo, E., Paga, M., Fernandez, A. and Cascante, G. (1995) Seismic hazard and site response analyses for Rio Caribe. Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, Paper OTC-007663, Vol. 1, pp. 211-219.


Foundation Engineering (Onshore/Offshore)

Sully, J.P, Paga, M., Bea, R., Gajardo, E., Gonzalez, R. and Fernandez, A. (1994) Aspects of pile design for cyclic and dynamic loading with reference to API conditions for offshore structures. Proceedings, International Conference on Design and Construction of Deep Foundations, US FHWA, December, Orlando, Florida, Vol. 2, pp. 789-802.


Paga, M., Sully, J.P., Gajardo, E. and Bea, R. (1994) Site-specific offshore platform design: modification of API recommendations to consider local seismic conditions. Proceedings, 5th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Chicago, Vol. 4, pp. 609-618.


Sully, J.P. and Echezuria, H. (1987) Bearing capacity of a two-layer cohesive deposit with surface crust. International Symposium on Geotechnical Engineering of Soft Soils, Mexico, Vol. 1, pp. 358-388.


Sully, J.P. (1986) Stability of tank foundations on a cohesive hydraulic fill. Conference on Building on Marginal and Derelict Land, Glasgow, ICE, May, pp. 841-852.