Technical Publications

Look, B.G. and Lacey D. (2013)
“Characteristic values for Rock Socket Design”
18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Paris.

Lacey, D., Look, B. and Williams, D (2013)
Evaluation of borehole layout and interpolation algorithms for site characterisation
ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) – “Foundation Engineering in the Face of Uncertainty”, pp 421 – 433

Boyer M, Chew K and Look B (2013)
A case study of a hillside slope instability in south east Queensland
Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol 48, No. 1, pp 77 – 84.

Look B and Campbell N (2013)
Variability in selecting design values in Queensland – A calibration of professional opinions
Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol 48, No. 1, pp 51 – 66.

Priddle J, Lacey D, Look B and Gallage C (2013)
Residual soil properties of south east Queensland
Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol 48, No. 1, pp 67 – 76.

Look B (2012)
Quality control specifications for large earthworks projects
International Conference on Ground Improvement and Ground Control, Wollongong, Proceedings of the International Conference on Ground Improvement and Ground Control, pp 1113 – 1118

Lacey D, Look B and Williams D (2012)
Shear Strength Anisotropy within an Aged Fill
11th Australia New Zealand Conference in Geomechanics, Melbourne, pp 409 – 414

Look B (2012)
Application of Decision Trees to Landslide Risk Management
11th Australia New Zealand Conference in Geomechanics, Melbourne, pp 1371 -1376

Look B and Tandjiria V (2012)
Foundation considerations for buried rigid pipes on soft ground
11th Australia New Zealand Conference in Geomechanics, Melbourne, pp 142 – 147

Chew K.C, Look B., Boyer M (2012)
Environmental Evaluation Of Landslide Remediation Options
11th Australia New Zealand Conference in Geomechanics, Melbourne, pp 314 – 319

Lacey, D., Look, B. and Williams, D. (2012)
“Evaluation of subgrade modulus using weighted depth profiles”
International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 6, pp 215 – 222

Lacey D, Look B, and Williams D (2011)
Evaluation of Subgrade Stiffness using the Dynamic Cone Penetrometer
International Conference on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Perth, pp 171 – 177

Look B. and Thorley C (2011)
Landslide failure perspectives in practice in south east Queensland
Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol 46, No. 2, pp 109 – 124

Look B. and Kemp A (2010)
Effect of Coal Fouling on Ballast Maintenance
11th International Association of Engineering Geologists Congress, 11th International Association of Engineering Geologists Congress, Proceedings of the 11th International Association of Engineering Geologists Congress, Auckland, New Zealand, September, CD-ROM, pp 4261 – 4268

Adams, B., Look B., Gallage, C. (2010)
Assessment of pile driving refusal using the standard penetration test
Proceedings of the 11th International Association of Engineering Geologists Congress, Auckland, New Zealand, September, CD-ROM, pp 2641 – 2648

Madhava B., Sundaram M., Iu, L. & Look B. (2010)
A case history on the design of a large cut slope for a highway project in metasedimentary rocks
Proceedings of the 11th International Association of Engineering Geologists Congress, Auckland, New Zealand, September, CD-ROM, pp 3294 – 3300

Campbell, N, Look B.G., and Nattmadja A, (2009)
An Investigation Into the Effect of Salt Water on the Geotechnical Properties of A Residual Clay
Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol 44, pp 19 – 28.

Look, B.G. and Wijeyakulasuriya, V. (2009)
The statistical modelling for reliability assessment of rock strength
17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Alexandria, Egypt, Vol. 1, pp 60 – 63.

Look, B.G. (2009)
Spatial and statistical distribution models using the CBR tests
Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol 44, pp 37- 48.

Look B.G. (2007)
Design stiffness of subgrades using the CBR test
10th Australia New Zealand Conference in Geomechanics, Brisbane, Vol 1, pp 496 – 501.

Kemp A. and Look B.G. (2007)
The Serviceability Limit State in the Design and Construction of a Piled Embankment
10th Australia New Zealand Conference in Geomechanics, Brisbane Vol 1, pp 300 – 305.

Look B.G. and Cameron K. (2007)
Boulder Wall Design and Construction Considerations
10th Australia New Zealand Conference in Geomechanics, Brisbane, Vol 2, pp 662 – 667.

Look B.G., Mellor R. and Kemp A. (2007)
An Observational and Risk Based Approach to Manage Embankment Creep
10th Australia New Zealand Conference in Geomechanics, Brisbane, Vol 2, pp 680 – 685.

B Collingwood (2006)
Precast Driven Piles in the Melbourne Region – A Brief Overview of Current Practice.
Australian Geomechanics. December 2006.

CM Haberfield and B Collingwood (2006)
Recent Advances in Practical Design of Rock Socketed Piles in Victoria.

Australian Geomechanics. December 2006.

CM Haberfield and B Collingwood (2006)
Rock Socketed Pile Design And Construction – A Better Way?

Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 159, no3, pp. 207-217

Gu X.F, Seidel J.P., Haberfield C.M and Bouazza A. (2005)
Wear of Sandstone Surfaces during Direct Shear Testing of Sandstone/conceret joints
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Paper submitted to Geo-Frontiers conference, Jan. 2005 USA.

Look B.G. (2005)
Equilibrium Moisture Content of volumetrically active clay earthworks in Queensland
Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol 40, No. 3, pp 55 – 66.

Look B.G. (2005)
Landslide Hazard Zonation by GIS Analysis
International Conference on Landslide Risk Management, Vancouver, Canada, CD-ROM.

Look B.G. (2004)
Rock Strength at the coring interface
Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol 39, No. 2, pp 105 – 110.

Look B.G. (2004)
Effect of Variability and Disturbance in the measurement of Undrained Shear Strength
9th Australia New Zealand Conference in Geomechanics, Auckland, N.Z., Vol. 1, pp 302 – 308.

Look B.G. and Griffiths S.G (2004)
Characterization of Rock Strength in South East Queensland
9th Australia New Zealand Conference in Geomechanics, Auckland, N.Z., Vol. 1. pp 187 – 194.

Look B G and Griffiths S.G (2004)
Rock Strength Properties in South East Queensland
9th Australia New Zealand Conference in Geomechanics, Auckland, N.Z., Vol. 1, pp 196 – 203.

Gu X.F, Seidel J.P., Haberfield C.M and Bouazza A (2004)
Comparison of shear behaviour between siltstone/concrete and Sandstone/concrete joints. 
3rd ARMS Symposium, Dec. 2004, Kyoto, Japan.

Gu X.F, Seidel J.P., Haberfield C.M and Bouazza A (2004)
Engineering Properties of Sydney Hawkesbury Sandstone.
Paper accepted to the 53rd Geomechanics Colloquium & EUROCK, Oct. 2004, Austria.

B Collingwood (2003)
Geotechnical Investigations for Piling Projects – The False Economy of a Cheap Site Investigation. 
Australian Geomechanics. Volume 38, No. 1, March 2003.

Gu XF, Seidel J.P. and Haberfield CM (2002)
Direct shear test of sandstone-concrete joints. 
International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, Vol. 3, No. 1, ASCE/Sep., pp. 21-33.

Gu XF, Seidel J.P. and Haberfield CM (2002)
Experimental investigation of wear during sandstone/concrete interface sliding.
International conference of ISRM – 3rd Korea-Japan Joint Symposium on Rock Engineering, 2002.

Seidel, J.P., Cho, C.W. and Haberfield, C.M. (2002)
Prediction of the axial capacity of pile sockets. 
Invited paper to Korean Geotechnical Journal.

Seidel, J.P. (2002)
Reliability concepts in LRFD Design – or what is a reasonable factor of safety? 
Accepted Deep Foundations Institute, Fulcrum.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (2002)
Laboratory testing of concrete-rock joints in constant normal stiffness direct shear. 
Accepted Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (2002)
Theoretical models for rock joints subjected to constant normal stiffness direct shear. 
Accepted Int. J. of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences.

Seidel, J.P (2001)
PDA Testing and effective quality assurance. 
5th International Conference on Deep Foundation Practice. Singapore. 5-6 April 2001.

Seidel, J.P (2001)
Managing Foundation Projects in the Global Village. 
Workshop on IT in Geo-engineering Singapore. 4 April 2001

Seidel, J.P. (2001)
PDA testing – opening the black box : issues of effective quality assurance. 
Concrete Piling for the New Millenium. Concrete institute of Australia. Sydney, February 21, 2001.

Seidel, J.P. (2001)
Pile Driving Analyzer PDA and Data Interpretation. 
Pile Diagnostics and Inspection (PDI) Technical Forum 2001. Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, February 12, 2001.

Look B.G. and Griffiths S.G (2001)
An Engineering Assessment of the Strength and Deformation Properties of Brisbane Rocks
Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol 36, No. 3, pp 17 – 30.

Look B.G. (2001)
A Geotechnical Investigation of Geomechanics in Queensland
Australian Geomechanics Journal, Vol 30, No. 3 pp 5 – 8.

Seidel, J.P. and Collingwood, B (2001)
An improved socket roughness factor for prediction of rock socket shaft resistance. 
Canadian Geotechnical Journal, February, 2001 : 138-153

Haberfield, C.M. and Seidel, J.P. (2000)
The role of theoretical models in the analysis and design of rock socketed piles. 
John Booker Memorial Symposium. Balkema DW Smith & JP Carter (eds) : 465-488.

Seidel, J.P. and Kodikara, J.K (2000)
Current issues in Academia and Geoengineering Education.
GeoEng2000. Melbourne, November, 2000.

Slatter, J. and Seidel, J.P. (2000)
A design methodology for screwed cast-in-place piles. 
8th International DFI Conference on Deep Foundations. New York, October 5-7, 2000.

Rausche, F., Seidel, J.P., and Robinson, B. (2000)
Combining static pile design and dynamic installation analysis in GRLWEAP. 
6th Intl. Conf. on Application of Stress-wave Theory to Piles. Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sept., 2000.

Seidel, J.P. (2000)
The need for quality assurance in the dynamic pile testing industry.
6th Intl. Conf. on Application of Stress-wave Theory to Piles. Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sept., 2000.

Seidel, J.P. and Kalinowski, M. (2000)
Pile set-up in sands. 6th Intl. Conf. on Application of Stress-wave Theory to Piles. 
Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sept., 2000.

Seidel, J.P. (2000)
Presentation of low-strain integrity testing in the time-frequency domain.
Intl. Conf. On Application of Stress-wave Theory to Piles. Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sept., 2000.

Look B.G. (2000)
Geotechnical Input During the Planning Phase
GEOENG 2000, First International Conference on Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Melbourne, Vol 2 and CD ROM.

Look B.G., and Gray S (2000)
Minimising the Effect of Construction on the QR Embankments at the South Bank Development
GEOENG 2000, First International Conference on Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Melbourne, Vol 2 and CD-ROM.

Seidel, J.P. (1999)
Piling Issues and the Australian Piling Code. 
Concrete Institute of Australia Seminar on Piling. Melbourne, November, 1999.

Collingwood, B., Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1999)
Laser-based measurement of socket roughness. 
8th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics, Vol. 1, : 375 -384. Hobart, February, 1999.

Schmidt, H.H., Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1999)
Tragfaehigkeit von Bohrpfaehlen in festen Boeden und Fels. 
Translates to Load capacity of bored piles in hard soils and rock. Bautechnik Journal, 9 September, 1999 : 795 – 800.

Haberfield, C.M. and Seidel, J.P. (1999)
Recent advances in the modelling or weak rock joints. 
Int. J. of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. In print.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1999)
The shear behaviour of concrete-soft rock joints. Part 1 – Experimental Investigation. 
Resubmitted to ASCE Jnl. Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, June, 1999.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1999)
The shear behaviour of concrete-soft rock joints. Part 2 – Theoretical Analysis of Laboratory Simulations. 
Accepted for publication in ASCE Jnl. Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, June, 1999.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1999)
The axial capacity of pile shafts in rock – simulation by a micro-mechanical approach. 
Accepted for publication in ASCE Jnl. Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, June, 1999.

Look B.G. (1999)
The Probability of Failure of the Brisbane River Bank at St Lucia
2nd International Conference on Landslips, Slope Stability and the Safety of Infrastructures, Singapore, pp 209-216.

Haberfield, C.M. and Seidel, J.P. (1998)
Some recent advances in the modelling of soft rock joints in direct shear. 
Proceedings of Int. Conf. On Geomechanics/Ground Control in Mining and Underground Construction GGM’98, Wollongong, NSW, The University of Wollongong(1998), in N. Azia and B. Indraratna (ed) : 71 – 82.

Seidel, J.P., Haberfield, C.M. and Baycan , S., (1998)
Load displacement performance of bored piles in weak rock. 
Proceedings of the 3rd International Geotechnical Seminar on Deep Foundations on Bored and Auger Piles – Deep Foundations on Bored and Auger Piles BAP III, Rotterdam, Netherlands, A.A. Balkema(1998), in W.F. Van Impe & W. Haegeman (eds) : 497 – 504.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1997)
The Shaft Resistance Coefficient for Prediction of the Resistance of Pile Shafts in Rock. 
Fulcrum. Deep Foundations Institute. April, 1997.

Haberfield, C.M. and Seidel, J.P. (1997)
The Behaviour of Rock Joints in Direct Shear. 
Intl Symposium on Rock Mechanics and Environmental Geotechnology, Chongqing, China, Apr. 1997.

Haberfield, C.M., Seidel, J.P. and Baycan, S. (1997)
Performance vs Prediction of Socketed Piles in Rock. 
Intl Symposium on Rock Mechanics and Environmental Geotechnology, Chongqing, China, Apr. 1997.

Look B.G. (1997)
The Standard Penetration Test Procedure in Soil Rock
Australian Geomechanics Journal, No. 32, December, pp 66-68.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1996).
Rational methods for prediction of the resistance of pile shafts in rock by practitioners. 
MIGS 96 Symposium, Melbourne, November, 1996.

Fleuter, W. and Seidel, J.P. (1996)
Investigation of the Shear Behaviour of Rock Joints. 
MIGS 96 Symposium, Melbourne, November, 1996.

Collingwood, B. and Seidel, J.P. (1996)
The effect of Construction Practices on the capacity of rock socketed piles. 
MIGS 96 Symposium, Melbourne, November, 1996.

Gu, X.F. and Seidel, J.P. (1996)
Research into the Behaviour of Piles socketed into Sandstone. 
MIGS 96 Symposium, Melbourne, November, 1996.

Seidel, J.P. and Cannon, J.G. (1996).
Integrity Testing of Concrete-filled Steel Tube Piles. 
5th Intl. Conf. on Application of Stress-wave Theory to Piles. Orlando, Sept., 1996.

Seidel, J.P., Cannon, J.G. and Klingberg, D.J. (1996).
Dynamic Testing of Barrettes for a Cement Silo Project. 
5th Intl. Conf. on Application of Stress-wave Theory to Piles. Orlando, Sept., 1996.

Seidel, J.P. (1996)
A Review of the Analysis of Statnamic Pile Tests. 
5th Intl. Conf. On Application of Stress-wave Theory to Piles. Orlando, Sept., 1996.

Chambers, W.G., Klingberg, D.J. and Seidel, J.P. (1996).
Dynamic Testing of Steel Pipe Piles. 
5th Intl. Conf. On Application of Stress-wave Theory to Piles. Orlando, Sept., 1996.

Seidel, J.P. (1996).
The Use of a Signal-matching Approach to the Analysis of Statnamic Tests. 
5th Intl. Conf. on Application of Stress-wave Theory to Piles. Orlando, Sept., 1996.

Seidel, J.P., Haberfield, C.M. and Fleuter, W. (1996).
Scaling considerations for the modelling of rock joints in laboratory shear tests
Eurock 96. Balkema.

Seidel, J.P., Gu, X.F. and Haberfield, C.M. (1996).
A New Factor for Improved Prediction of the Resistance of Pile Shafts in Rock.
7th ANZ Conference on Geomechanics. Adelaide, July, 1996.

Cheng, F., Haberfield, C.M. and Seidel, J.P. (1996).
Laboratory Study of Bonding and Wall Smear in Rock Socketed Piles 
7th ANZ Conference on Geomechanics. Adelaide, July, 1996.

Haberfield, C.M., Baycan, S. and Seidel, J.P. (1996)
Field Testing of Bored Piles in Weak Rock. 
7th ANZ Conference on Geomechanics. Adelaide, July, 1996.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1996).
A Fractal Approach to predicting Interface Shear Behaviour. 
1st Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics ’96. Melbourne, February, 1996.

Haberfield, C.M. and Seidel, J.P. (1996).
A New Design Method for Drilled Shatfs in Rock. 
Sixth International Conf. And Exhibition on Piling and Deep Foundations. Bombay, 15-17 January, 1996.

Look B.G. (1996)
Performance of a Non Standard Winton Sandstone Paving Material and its Engineering Properties
7th Australia New Zealand Conference in Geomechanics, Adelaide, pp 667 672.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1995).
The Application of Energy Principles to the Determination of the Sliding Resistance of Rock Joints. 
Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering Journal, Vol. 28, No. 4., November 1995.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1995).
Towards an Understanding of Joint Roughness. 
Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering Journal, Vol 28, No. 2 : 69 – 92, May 1995.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1995).
The Use of Fractal Geometry in Physical Models of Rock Joints. 
8th International Congress on Rock Mechanics. September, 1995, Tokyo.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1995)
Axial capacity of pile sockets in rocks and hard soils. 
Ground Engineering, Vol 28, No. 2 : 33 – 38, March 1995.

Haberfield, C.M., Seidel, J.P. and Baycan, S. (1995)
A New Approach to the Prediction of Rock Anchor Capacity.  
Mechanics of Jointed and Faulted Rock MJFR-2. Vienna, April 1995.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M (1995)
The Use of Fractal Geometry in a Joint Shear Model.
Mechanics of Jointed and Faulted Rock MJFR-2. Vienna, April 1995.

Look B.G. (1995)
Developments in the Construction of Expansive Clay Roadways
Transport Technology Transfer Forum, Queensland Transport.

Look B.G. (1995)
Time Domain Reflectometry – What is it?
Australian Geomechanics Journal, No. 27.

Haberfield, C.M., Seidel, J.P. and Thornton, P. (Eds.) (1994)
Australian Geomechanics. No 26. 114 pp.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1994)
A New Approach for the Prediction of Drilled Pier Performance in Rock. 
US FHWA Intl. Conf. on Design and Construction of Deep Foundations, December 1994.

Haberfield, C.M., Seidel, J.P. and Johnston I.W. (1994)
Laboratory Modelling of Drilled Piers in Soft Rock. 
US FHWA Intl. Conf. on Design and Construction of Deep Foundations, December 1994.

Seidel, J.P., Hadgraft, R. and Eley, M. (1994)
Student Contractor Teams Bid for Soil Engineering Jobs. 
6th Annual Conf. of the A’asian Assoc for Eng. Education. December, 1994.

Seidel, J.P., Haberfield, C.M. and Johnston, I.W. (1994)
Constant Normal Stiffness Testing on Soft Rock-Concrete Interfaces – Performance and Prediction. 
Intl. Symp. on Pre-Failure Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials – Measurement and Application, Sapporo, September 1994.

Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1994)
Prediction of the Variation of Bored Pile Resistance with Soil and Rock Strength. 
Australian Geomechanics Journal, August 1994.

Haberfield, C.M., Seidel, J.P. and Thornton, P. (Eds.) (1994)
Australian Geomechanics. No 25. 136 pp. 

Haberfield, C.M., Baycan, S. and Seidel, J.P. (1994)
Improving the Capacity of Piles in Rock Through the Use of Expansive Cement Additives.
5th Intl. Conf. and Exhibition on Piling and Deep Foundations, Belgium, June 1994 pp 1.2.1-1.2.7.

Seidel, J.P., Haberfield, C.M. and Johnston, I.W. (1994)
Cyclic Shear Testing for Piles in Cemented Calcareous Sands. 
4th Intl. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conf., Osaka, April 1994.

Look B.G., Reeves I.N. and Williams D.J. (1994)
Field experiences using time domain Reflectometry for monitoring moisture changes in road embankments and pavements
TDR Symposium, Northwestern University, pp 374-385.

Look B.G., Reeves I.N. and Williams D.J. (1994)
Application of time domain reflectometry in the design and construction of road embankments
TDR Symposium Northwestern University, pp 410 421.

Look B.G., Reeves I.N. and Williams D.J. (1994)
Development of a specification for expansive clay road embankments
17th Australian Road Research Board Conference, August, Part 2, pp 249-264.

Look B.G. and Williams D.J. (1994)
An evaluation of empirical correlations for the compression and swell indices for Queensland soil conditions
Australian Geomechanics Journal, No. 25, April, pp 96-101.

Seidel, J.P., Haberfield, C.M. and Thornton, P. (Eds.) (1993)
Australian Geomechanics. (1993). No. 24. 167 pp.

Johnston, I.W., Seidel, J.P. and Haberfield, C.M. (1993)
Cyclic Constant Normal Stiffness Direct Shear Testing of Soft Rock. 
Intl. Symp. on Hard Soils – Soft Rocks, Athens, September 1993, pp 977-984.

Haberfield, C.M., Seidel, J.P. and Thornton, P. (Eds.) (1993)
Australian Geomechanics. No. 23. 112 pp.

Seidel, J.P. and Klingberg, D.J. (1992)
The Instantaneous Liquefaction of Silty Soils during Installation of Displacement Piles.
4th Intl. Conf. on the Application of Stress-Wave Theory to Piles, The Hague, September 1992 :153-158.

Seidel, J.P., Anderson, G.D. and Morrison, N.J. (1992)
The Effect of Pile Relaxation on Toe Capacity and Stiffness.
4th Intl. Conf. on the Application of Stress-Wave Theory to Piles, The Hague, September 1992 : 619-626.

Look B.G. and Reeves I.N. (1992)
The application of time domain reflectivity in geotechnical instrumentation
American Society for Testing and Methods, ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol 2, pp 277-283.

Look B.G. and Reeves I.N. (1992)
Development of design details for expansive clay embankments based on time domain reflectometry instrumentation
7th Road Engineering Association of Asia and Australia, Singapore, June, Vol 2, pp 643-650.

Look B.G., Wijeyakulasuriya V.C. and Reeves I.N. (1992)
A method of risk assessment for roadway embankments utilising expansive materials
6th Australia – New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics, New Zealand, February, pp 96-105.

Chapman, G.A., Seidel, J.P., and Wagstaff, J.P. (1991)
The Effect of Bitumen Slip Coating on the Driveability of Precast Concrete Piles. 
4th Intl. Conf. on Piling and Deep Foundations Institute, Stresa, Italy, April, 1991, Vol. 1 : 193-199.

Steele, R.B., Seidel, J.P., and Klingberg, D. (1990)
Test Piling Program for Bridges on the Sunshine Motorway in Queensland
15th ARRB Conference, Darwin, August, 1990 Part 3 : 139-153.

Seidel, J.P., Haustorfer, I.J. and Plesiotis, S. (1988).
Comparison of Dynamic and Static Testing for Piles founded into Limestone. 
3rd Intl. Conf. on the Application of Stress-Wave Theory to Piles, Ottawa, May 1988 : 717-723.

Seidel, J.P., and Plesiotis, S. (1985).
Two Case Histories of Dynamic Testing of Piles. 
ARRB Seminar on Practices and Developments in Bridge Design, Brisbane, September 1985, pp 239-260.

Seidel, J.P. (1984)
Hume Freeway (Baddaginnie to Bowser) – Broken River and Holland Creek Bridges – Test Piling. 
Technical Report No. 73, Road Construction Authority, May 1984. pp1-12.

Seidel, J.P., and Rausche, F. (1984)
Correlation of Static and Dynamic Pile Tests on Large Diameter Drilled Shafts. 
2nd Intl. Conf. on the Application of Stress-Wave Theory on Piles, Stockholm, May 1984 : 313-318.

Rausche, F. and Seidel, J.P. (1984)
Design and Performance of Dynamic Tests of Large Diameter Drilled Shafts. 
2nd Intl. Conf. on the Application of Stress-Wave Theory on Piles, Stockholm, May 1984 : 9-16.

Wagstaff, J. and Seidel, J.P. (1990).
Dynamic Practices and Testing of Precast Bridge Piling. 
Concrete Institute of Australia (NSW) Seminar on Small and Medium Span Bridges, May 1990, pp 2/1-2/10.

Seidel, J.P. (1990).
Effects of Bitumen Coating on the Dynamic Performance of Piles. 
Pile Driving Analyzer Users Day, Cleveland, Ohio, May 1990 : 6/1-6/4.

Seidel, J.P. (1989) Static and Dynamic Pile Load Testing.
Recent Developments in Design and Practice of Piling. 
Workshop at The University of Queensland, July 1989 : 2.1-2.57.

Seidel, J.P. (1989).
Proposed Mechanism for Occurrence of Large Quakes. 
Pile Driving Analyzer Users Day, Cleveland, Ohio, June 1989 : 8/1-8/3.

Seidel, J.P. (1989).
Prediction versus Performance. 
Pile Driving Analyzer Users Day, Cleveland,Ohio, June 1989 : 5/1-5/12.

Seidel, J.P. (1987)
Performance of Dynamic Pile Tests on Barrettes. 
Pile Driving Analyzer Users Day Cleveland, Ohio, May 1987 : 12/1-12/8.

Seidel, J.P. (1987).
Australian Timber Pile Testing Practice.
Pile Driving Analyzer Users Day, Cleveland, Ohio, May 1987 :10/1-10/4.

Thesis

Slatter J. (2001)
The Fundamental Behaviour of Displacement Piling Augers
PhD Dissertation. Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University

Collingwood B. (2000)
The Effects of Construction Practices on the Performance of Rock Socketed Bored Piles.
PhD Dissertation. Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University.

Look, B.G. (1996)
The Effect of Volumetrically Active Clay Embankments on Roadway Performance
PhD Dissertation. Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland

Seidel J.P. (1993)
The analysis and design of pile shafts in weak rock.
PhD Dissertation. Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University.

Look, B.G. (1985)
A Seismic Risk Assessment of the (proposed) Moruga Embankment Dam, Trinidad
MSc Thesis at Imperial College, University of London.

Books

Look, B.G. (1994)
Introduction to Spreadsheet Geomechanics
Balkema Publishers.

Look, B.G. (2007)
Handbook of Geotechnical Investigation and Design Tables
Taylor and Francis Publishers.

Look, B.G. (2014)
Handbook of Geotechnical Investigation and Design Tables
2nd edition Taylor and Francis Publishers