Mounir_Bouassida

Mounir Bouassida

Connections 11
Publications 27
Albums 1

Professional Information

Technical Advisor - SIMPRO Tunisia

Technical Advisor - Simpro

Head of research laboratory - National Engineering School of Tunis

  • Civil Engineer Geotechnical Engineer

None specified

  • Settlements Shear strength of ground materials Earthquake reconnaissance Seismic slope stability

  • PhD or Equivalent
    • Doctorate ès-Sciences - University of Tunis El Manar; National Engineering School of Tunis : 01/10/1990 - 16/12/1996

  • Director International Press-In Association, 2019
  • Appointed Member ISSMGE, 2017
  • Prize for excellence in the Practice of Geotechnical Engineering Shamsher Prakash Foundation (USA), 2006
  • Vice President for Africa ISSMGE, 2005

  • SIMPRO Tunisia : ( 01/01/1990 - Present )
    • Technical Advisor
  • National Engineering School of Tunis : ( 10/08/2014 - Present )
    • Head of research laboratory

    • Supervise research programmes in Geotechnical Engineering with focus on soil and rock mechanics and geomatic and georisk
  • Simpro : ( 01/10/2009 - Present )
    • Technical Advisor

    • Research-development projects oriented towards software elaboration, training sessions and consulting in Geotechnical engineering. Projects dealt with over North Africa and Central Africa.
      Landslides: characterization, analysis and reinforcement solutions.
      Foundations design including shallow foundations, deep foundations, ground improvement techniques with focus column-reinforcement and vertical drains.
      Software on sale: Columns 1.01

Language Read Level Written Level Spoken Level
French High High High
English High High Medium
Arabic High High High

  • Contribution to the Study of Geotechnical Characterization and Behaviour of Tunis Soft Clay
    Book Chapter published 2018 Oct 28 in Contemporary Issues in Soil Mechanics on pages 160 to 174
    Authors: Nadia Mezni, Mounir Bouassida
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01941-9_14
  • Optimized design of foundations on soil reinforced by floating columns
    Journal Article published 2018 Jun in ce/papers volume 2 issue 2-3 on pages 165 to 176
    Authors: Mounir BOUASSIDA, Souhir ELLOUZE
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cepa.667
  • Book reviewMounir Bouassida, J. Ross Publishing, Plantation, FL, USA, 2016, ISBN 978-1-60427-072-3, £79·95, 240 pp.
    Journal Article published 2017 Nov in Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Ground Improvement volume 170 issue 4 on pages 245 to 245
    Authors: Richard Kelly
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jgrim.17.00018
  • 3D Consolidation of Tunis Soft Clay Improved by Geodrains
    Journal Article published 2017 Feb 16 in Geotechnical Testing Journal volume 40 issue 3 on page 20160067
    Authors: H. Jebali, W. Frikha, M. Bouassida
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1520/gtj20160067
  • On settlement prediction of soft clay reinforced by a group of stone columns
    Journal Article published 2017 Jan 19 in Innovative Infrastructure Solutions volume 2 issue 1
    Authors: Seifeddine Tabchouche, Mekki Mellas, Mounir Bouassida
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s41062-016-0049-0


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Publications
Contribution to the Study of Geotechnical Characterization and Behaviour of Tunis Soft Clay
Book Chapter published 2018 Oct 28 in Contemporary Issues in Soil Mechanics on pages 160 to 174
Authors: Nadia Mezni, Mounir Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01941-9_14
Optimized design of foundations on soil reinforced by floating columns
Journal Article published 2018 Jun in ce/papers volume 2 issue 2-3 on pages 165 to 176
Authors: Mounir BOUASSIDA, Souhir ELLOUZE
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cepa.667
Book reviewMounir Bouassida, J. Ross Publishing, Plantation, FL, USA, 2016, ISBN 978-1-60427-072-3, £79·95, 240 pp.
Journal Article published 2017 Nov in Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Ground Improvement volume 170 issue 4 on pages 245 to 245
Authors: Richard Kelly
http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jgrim.17.00018
3D Consolidation of Tunis Soft Clay Improved by Geodrains
Journal Article published 2017 Feb 16 in Geotechnical Testing Journal volume 40 issue 3 on page 20160067
Authors: H. Jebali, W. Frikha, M. Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1520/gtj20160067
On settlement prediction of soft clay reinforced by a group of stone columns
Journal Article published 2017 Jan 19 in Innovative Infrastructure Solutions volume 2 issue 1
Authors: Seifeddine Tabchouche, Mekki Mellas, Mounir Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s41062-016-0049-0
Experimental study of Tunis soft soil improved by vacuum consolidation associated with geodrains
Journal Article published 2017 May 22 in Geomechanics and Geoengineering volume 12 issue 4 on pages 291 to 304
Authors: Halima Jebali, Wissem Frikha, Mounir Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17486025.2017.1329553
Numerical Analysis of Liquefaction Susceptibility of Reinforced Soil with Stone Columns
Book Chapter published 2017 Jul 12 in Sustainable Civil Infrastructures on pages 57 to 66
Authors: Zeineb Ben Salem, Wissem Frikha, Mounir Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63543-9_6
Effects of Densification and Stiffening on Liquefaction Risk of Reinforced Soil by Stone Columns
Journal Article published 2017 Oct in Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering volume 143 issue 10 on page 06017014
Authors: Zeineb Ben Salem, Wissem Frikha, Mounir Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)gt.1943-5606.0001773
Application of Vacuum Consolidation for the Improvement of Tunis Soft Soil
Book Chapter published 2017 Jul 12 in Ground Improvement and Earth Structures on pages 100 to 107
Authors: Halima Jebali, Wissem Frikha, Mounir Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63889-8_8
Experimental Study of Tunis Soft Soil Improved by Deep Mixing Column
Journal Article published 2017 Jan 3 in Geotechnical and Geological Engineering volume 35 issue 3 on pages 931 to 947
Authors: Wissem Frikha, Habib Zargayouna, Samia Boussetta, Mounir Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10706-016-0151-2
Study of the behavior of Tunis soft clay
Journal Article published 2016 Aug 17 in Innovative Infrastructure Solutions volume 1 issue 1
Authors: Mnaouar Klai, Mounir Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s41062-016-0031-x
Study of the Behavior of Tunis Soft Clay
Proceedings Article published 2016 Jul 21 in Geo-China 2016
Authors: Mnaouar Klai, Mounir Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784480021.030
Rational design of foundations on soil reinforced by columns
Journal Article published 2016 Sep 8 in Innovative Infrastructure Solutions volume 1 issue 1
Authors: Mounir Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s41062-016-0038-3
Prediction of stone column ultimate bearing capacity using expansion cavity model
Journal Article published 2015 May in Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Ground Improvement volume 168 issue 2 on pages 106 to 115
Authors: Wissem Frikha, Mounir Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/grim.13.00045
Discussion: Prediction of stone column ultimate capacity using cavity expansion model
Journal Article published 2015 Aug in Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Ground Improvement volume 168 issue 3 on pages 231 to 234
Authors: Wissem Frikha, Mounir Bouassida, Armin W. Stuedlein
http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/grim.14.00035
Parametric Study of a Clayey Specimen Reinforced by a Granular Column
Journal Article published 2015 Oct in International Journal of Geomechanics volume 15 issue 5 on page 04014078
Authors: Wissem Frikha, Mounir Bouassida, Jean Canou
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)gm.1943-5622.0000419
Experimental study for the mechanical characterization of Tunis soft soil reinforced by a group of sand columns
Journal Article published 2015 Feb in Soils and Foundations volume 55 issue 1 on pages 181 to 191
Authors: Wissem Frikha, Fakhr Tounekti, Wassim Kaffel, Mounir Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sandf.2014.12.014
Cylindrical Cavity Expansion in Elastoplastic Medium with a Variable Potential Flow
Journal Article published 2013 Feb in International Journal of Geomechanics volume 13 issue 1 on pages 9 to 15
Authors: Wissem Frikha, Mounir Bouassida
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(asce)gm.1943-5622.0000166
Observed Behaviour of Laterally Expanded Stone Column in Soft Soil
Journal Article published 2013 Feb 27 in Geotechnical and Geological Engineering volume 31 issue 2 on pages 739 to 752
Authors: Wissem Frikha, Mounir Bouassida, Jean Canou
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10706-013-9624-8
Experimental Study of Stone Columns Installation in Kaolin Clay
Proceedings Article published 2012 in Proceedings of the International Conference on Ground Improvement & Ground Control
Authors: Mounir Bouassida, Wissem Frikha, Jean Canou
http://dx.doi.org/10.3850/978-981-07-3559-3_02-0219
Discussion on Tunis Soft Soil Sensitivity
Journal Article published 2009 Jun 30 in Geotechnical and Geological Engineering volume 27 issue 5 on pages 631 to 643
Authors: Lamia Touiti, Mounir Bouassida, William Van Impe
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10706-009-9263-2
Calibration of an Elastoplastic Model for the Prediction of Stone Column Ultimate Bearing Capacity
Proceedings Article published 2008 Mar 7 in GeoCongress 2008
Authors: Wissem Frikha, Mounir Bouassida, Jean Canou
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/40971(310)75
A homogenization approach to estimate the ultimate bearing capacity of a stone column reinforced foundation
Journal Article published 2007 Oct in International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering volume 1 issue 1 on pages 61 to 69
Authors: Belgacem Jellali, Mounir Bouassida, Patrick de Buhan
http://dx.doi.org/10.3328/ijge.2007.01.01.61-69
Extreme pressure due to expanded cylindrical and spherical cavity in a limitless medium: applications in soil mechanics
Journal Article published 2007 Jul 14 in Acta Geotechnica volume 2 issue 2 on pages 87 to 96
Authors: Mounir Bouassida, Wissem Frikha
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11440-007-0028-x
Improved soft clay characteristics due to stone column installation
Journal Article published 2007 Mar in Computers and Geotechnics volume 34 issue 2 on pages 104 to 111
Authors: Z. Guetif, M. Bouassida, J.M. Debats
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2006.09.008
Estimation par une approche variationnelle du tassement d’une fondation rigide sur sol renforcé par colonnes
Journal Article published 2003 in Revue Française de Géotechnique issue 102 on pages 21 to 29
Authors: M. Bouassida, Z. Guetif, P. De Buhan, L. Dormieux
http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/geotech/2003102021
Bearing capacity of a foundation resting on a soil reinforced by a group of columns
Journal Article published 1995 Mar in Géotechnique volume 45 issue 1 on pages 25 to 34
Authors: M. Bouassida, P. De Buhan, L. Dormieux
http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/geot.1995.45.1.25

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