Draft Paper accepted for publication


In unexpectedly quick turnaround, my revisions to this paper:draft journal paper on progressive failure were apparently judged worthy, so the paper will be published in an upcoming issue of the Canadian Geotechnical Journal. I only wish I’d dealt with this right away when I first got the review comments back a year ago.πŸ™‚

I guess that means the version I posted yesterday (see link) contains what will essentially be the final paper (although there will be some edits from the journal editors, and I probably missed some of the formulae and symbols).

About petequinn

I'm a Canadian geotechnical engineer specializing in the study of landslides. I started this page to discuss some mathematical topics that interest me, initially this involved mostly prime numbers, but more recently I've diverted focus back to a number of topics of interest in geotechnique, geographic information systems and risk. I completed undergraduate training in engineering physics at Royal Military College (Kingston, Ontario), did a masters degree in civil (geotechnical) engineering at University of British Columbia (Vancouver), and doctorate in geological engineering at Queen's University (Kingston). I was a military engineer for several years at the beginning of my career, and did design and construction work across Canada and abroad. I've worked a few years for the federal government managing large environmental clean up projects in Canada's arctic, and I've worked across Canada, on both coasts and in the middle, as a consulting geotechnical engineer. My work has taken me everywhere in Canada's north, to most major Canadian cities and many small Canadian towns, and to Alaska, Chile, Bermuda, the Caribbean, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Bosnia, and Croatia. My main "hobby" is competitive distance running, which I may write about in future.
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