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Nir Badt, Yossef H. Hatzor, Renaud Toussaint, and Amir Sagy, 2016. Geometrical evolution of interlocked rough slip surfaces: The role of normal stress. Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters. Vol. 443, pp. 153-161. Badt et al 2016.pdfBadt et al 2016.pdf
 
Omri Shitrit, Yossef H. Hatzor, Shimon Feinstein, Vyacheslav Palchik and Harold J. Vinegar, 2016. Effect of kerogen on rock physics of immature organic-rich chalks. Marine and Petroleum Geology Vol. 73. pp. 392-404. Shitrit et al 2016.pdfShitrit et al 2016.pdf
 
Nir Badt, Yossef H. Hatzor, Renaud Toussaint, and Amir Sagy, 2016. Geometrical evolution of interlocked rough slip surfaces: The role of normal stress. Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters. (in press).
 
Ben-Guo He, Ravit Zelig, Yossef H. Hatzor, and Xia-Ting Feng, 2016.  Rockburst Generation in Discontinuous Rock Masses. Submitted to Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. DOI 10.1007/s00603-015-0906-8. online first version.pdfonline first version.pdf

Yagoda Biran G. and Y. H. Hatzor, 2016. Benchmarking the numerical discontinuous deformation analysis method. Computers and Geotechnics. Vol. 71, pp. 30 – 46. Yagoda Biran and Hatzor 2015.pdfYagoda Biran and Hatzor 2015.pdf
He, Ben-Guo and Y. H. Hatzor, 2015. An analytical solution for recovering the complete in-situ stress tensor from Flat Jack tests. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 78, pp. 118 – 126. He and Hatzor 2015.pdfHe and Hatzor 2015.pdf
Ksenia Bisnovat, Yossef H. Hatzor, Harold Vinegar, Scott Neguyen, Vyacheslav Palchik, and Shimon Feinstein, 2015. Mechanical and petrophysical behavior of organic-rich chalk from the Judea Plains, Israel. Marine and Petroleum Geology. Vol. 64, pp. 152 – 164. Bisnovat et al. 2015.pdfBisnovat et al. 2015.pdf
 
Yossef H. Hatzor, Xia-Ting Feng, Shaojun Li, Gony Yagoda-Biran, Quan Jiang, Liangxing Hu, 2015. Tunnel reinforcement in columnar jointed basalt: the role of rock mass anisotropy. Tunneling and Underground Space Technology. Vol. 46, pp. 1 – 11. Hatzor_Feng_et al TUST 2015 opt.pdfHatzor_Feng_et al TUST 2015 opt.pdf
 
Jiang Quan, Feng X Ting, Hatzor H Yossef; Li S J, and X. J. Hao, 2014. Mechanical anisotropy of columnar jointed basalts: Example from the Baihetan hydropower station, China. Engineering Geology. Vol. 175, pp. 35–45.Engineering geology paper.pdfEngineering geology paper.pdf
 
Davidesko, G., A. Sagy, and Y. H. Hatzor (2014), Evolution of slip surface roughness through shear, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 41, doi:10.1002/2013GL058913.
 
Tal, Y., Hatzor, Y. H. and X-T. Feng (2014). An improved numerical manifold method for simulation of sequential excavation in fractured rocks. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 64, pp. 116 – 128.
 
Yagoda Biran, G. and Y. H. Hatzor. (2013). A new failure mode chart for toppling and sliding with consideration of earthquake inertia force. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 64, pp. 122–131.
 
Bao, H., Yagoda-Biran, G., and Y. H. Hatzor, 2014. Site response analysis with two-dimensional numerical discontinuous deformation analysis. Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics. 43(2), p 225-246. Bao_et_al-2014-Earthquake_Engineering_and_Structural_Dynamics.pdfBao_et_al-2014-Earthquake_Engineering_and_Structural_Dynamics.pdf
 
Bakun-Mazor, D., Hatzor, Y.H., Glaser, S.D. and Santamarina, J.C. 2013. Thermally vs. Seismically Induced Block Displacements in Masada Rock Slopes. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 61, pp. 196-211.
 
 
Bao, H. Hatzor, Y. H. and Huang, X. 2012. A new viscous boundary condition in the two-dimensional discontinuous deformation analysis for wave propagation problems. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. Vol. 45, No. 5, pp. 919 – 928
 
Bakun-Mazor D., Hatzor Y. H., and S. D. Glaser, 2012. Dynamic Sliding of Tetrahedral Wedge: the Role of Interface Friction. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. Vol. 36, pp. 327 – 343.
 
Hatzor, Y. H., I. Wainshtein, and D. Bakun Mazor, 2010. Stability of shallow karstic caverns in blocky rock masses. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 47, pp. 1289 – 1303.
 
Barla, G., Monacis, G., Perino, A., and Y. H. Hatzor, 2010. Distinct Element Modeling in Static and Dynamic Conditions with Application to an Underground Archaeological Site. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. Vol. 43, No. 6, pp. 877-890.
 
Yagoda-Birana, G., Hatzor, Y. H., Amit, R. and O. Katz, 2010. Constraining regional paleo peak ground acceleration from back analysis of prehistoric landslides: example from Sea of Galilee, Dead Sea Rift Valley. Tectonophysics. Vol. 490, No. 1-2, pp. 81-92.
 
Yagoda Biran, G. and Y. H. Hatzor. 2010. Constraining paleo PGA values by numerical analysis of overturned columns. Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics Vol. 34. No. 4, pp. 463 - 472.
 
Hatzor, Y. H., Gvirzman, H ., Wainshtein, I. and Orian I. 2009. Induced liquefaction experiment in relatively dense, clay-rich, sand deposits. J. Geophys. Res., 114, B02311, doi:10.1029/2008JB005943.
 
Tsesarsky, M. and Y. H. Hatzor, 2009. Kinematics of overhanging slopes in discontinuous rock. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 135, No. 8, pp. 1122-1129.
 
Bakun-Mazor, D., Hatzor, Y. H. and Dershowitz, W. S. 2009. Modeling mechanical-layering effects on stability of underground openings in jointed sedimentary rocks. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 46, No. 2, pp: 262-271.
 
Hatzor, Y. H. 2008. Review of "Fundamentals of Discrete Element Methods for Rock Engineering: Theory and Applications", by Lanru Jing and Ove Stephansson. (Developments in Geotechnical Engineering, vol. 85). Elsevier, Amsterdam (2007). International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, V. 45, No. 8, pp. 1536-1537.
 
Gvirzman, H., E. Shalev, O. Dahan, and Y. H. Hatzor. 2008. Large-scale infiltration experiments into unsaturated stratified loess sediments: monitoring and modeling. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 349 , No. 1-2, pp. 214-229.
 
Kamai, R., and Y. H. Hatzor, 2008. Numerical analysis of block stone displacements in ancient masonry structures: a new method to estimate historic ground motions. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics . Vol. 32, pp. 1321-1340.
 
Tsesarsky, M. and Hatzor, Y. H., 2006. Tunnel roof deflection as a function of joint spacing and friction in blocky rock masses – a parametric study using Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA). Tunneling and Underground Space Technology. Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 29-45.
 
Hatzor, Y. H. and A. Feintuch, 2005. The joint intersection probability.  International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 42, pp.531-541. Hatzor_Feintuch05.pdfHatzor_Feintuch05.pdf
 
Tsesarsky M., Hatzor, Y. H. and Sitar N.2005.Dynamic Displacement of a Block on an Inclined Plane: Analytical, Experimental and DDA Results. Technical Note. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. Vol. 38, No. 2, pp.153-167. TsesarskyHatzorSitar.pdfTsesarskyHatzorSitar.pdf
 
Hatzor, Y. H., Y. Zaslavsky, A. A. Arzi, and A. Shapira. 2004. Dynamic stability analysis of jointed rock slopes using the DDA method: King Herod’s Palace, Masada, Israel. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences Vol.41, pp. 813–832. Hatzoretal_04_Herod_Palace.pdfHatzoretal_04_Herod_Palace.pdf
 
Palchik, V. and Hatzor, Y. H. 2004. The influence of porosity on tensile and compressive strength of chalks. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 331-341. 
 
Hatzor, Y. H., 2003. Keyblock stability in seismically active rock slopes – the Snake Path cliff – Masada. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE. Vol. 129, No. 8, pp.697-710. Hatzor03.pdfHatzor03.pdf
 
Tsesarsky, M., Hatzor, Y. H. and Sitar, N. 2002. Dynamic block displacement prediction – validation of DDA using analytical solutions and shaking table experiments. Stability of Rock Structures: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Analysis of Discontinuous Deformation (ed. Y. H. Hatzor), Balkema Publishers, Lisse, pp. 195 – 203. Paper335.pdfPaper335.pdf
 
Hatzor, Y. H., Talesnick, M. L., and M. Tsesarsky, 2002. Continuum and Discontinuum Stability Analysis of the Bell Shaped Caverns at Bet Guvrin, Israel. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 39, No. 7, pp. 867-886. BetGuvrin_final.pdfBetGuvrin_final.pdf
 
Palchik, V., and Y. H. Hatzor, 2001. Crack damage stress as a composite function of porosity and elastic matrix stiffness in dolomites and limestones. Engineering Geology. Vol. 63, pp. 233 – 245. Palchik_and_ Hatzor_ 2002.pdfPalchik_and_ Hatzor_ 2002.pdf
 
Talesnick, M. L., Y. H. Hatzor, and M. Tsesarsky, 2001. The elastic deformability and strength of a high porosity, anisotropic, chalk. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 38, No.4, pp. 543-555. Talesnick_et_al_2001.pdfTalesnick_et_al_2001.pdf
 
Hatzor, Y. H. and A. Feintuch, 2001. The validity of dynamic displacement prediction using DDA.  International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 599-606. HF2001.pdfHF2001.pdf
 
Tsesarsky, M., Y. H. Hatzor, and M. L. Talesnick, 2000. The stability of ancient bell shaped caverns at the Bet Guvrin National Park – a comprehensive geomechanical study. Isr. J. Earth Sci. Vol. 49, No. 2, pp.81-102.
 
Palchik V. and Y. H. Hatzor, 2000. Correlation between mechanical strength  and microstructural parameters of  Dolomites and Limestones in the Judea Group, Israel. Isr. J. Earth Sci. Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 65-80.
 
Hatzor, Y. H. and V. Palchik, 1998. A microstructure-based failure criterion for Aminadav dolomites.  International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, Vol. 35, No. 6, pp. 797-805. Hatzor_and_Palchik_1998.pdfHatzor_and_Palchik_1998.pdf
 
 Hatzor, Y. H. and R. Benary, 1998. Stability of a laminated Voussoir beam: back analysis of a historic roof collapse using DDA. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences., Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 165-181. HB1998.pdfHB1998.pdf
 
Hatzor, Y. H., and E. P. Heyman 1998. The influence of bedding plane orientation  on the compression-dilation boundary in anisotropic rock salt. In J. Orozco, J. Scmitter (eds.) 3rd North American Rock Mechanics Symposium. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. Vol. 35, No. 4/5, CD-ROM Paper ISR-324-1.
 
Hatzor, Y. H. and M. Levin, 1997. The shear strength of clay filled bedding planes in limestones - back analysis of a slope failure in a phosphate mine, Israel. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. Vol. 15, pp. 263-282. Hatzor_Levin.pdfHatzor_Levin.pdf
 
Hatzor, Y. H. and V. Palchik 1997. The influence of grain size and porosity on crack initiation stress and critical flaw length in dolomites. Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci., Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 805-816. Hatzor_and_Palchik_1997.pdfHatzor_and_Palchik_1997.pdf
 
Hatzor, Y. H. and E. P. Heyman 1997. Dilation of anisotropic rock salt: evidence from Mount Sedom diapir. J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 102, No. B7, pp. 14,853-14,868. Hatzor_Heyman97.pdfHatzor_Heyman97.pdf
 
Hatzor, Y. H., A. Zur, and Y. Mimran, 1997. Microstructure effects on microcracking and brittle failure of dolomites. Tectonophysics, Vol. 281, No. 3-4, pp. 141-161. HatzorZurMimran.pdfHatzorZurMimran.pdf
 
Hatzor Y. H. and R. E. Goodman, 1997. Three dimensional back analysis of saturated rock slopes in discontinuous rock - a case study. Geotechnique, Vol. 47, No. 4, 817-839. 
Eyal Y., Y. Hatzor, and Eyal A. 1995. On the formation of a recent small fracture in a phosphorous mine, Nahal Zin, Israel. Technical Note. Isr. J. Earth Sci. Vol.44, No.2 pp. 111-114.
 
Hatzor Y., Benjamini C., Mimran Y., and Grossowicz L. P. 1994. The Eocene stratigraphy of Mt. Gilboa and Northern Samaria, Israel. Isr. J. Earth Sci. Vol.43, No. 1, pp.1-20.
 
Hatzor Y. 1993. The block failure likelihood: A contribution to rock engineering in blocky rock masses. Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci. & Geomech. Abstr. Vol.30, No.7, pp. 1591-1597. 
Reches Z., G. Baer and Y. Hatzor 1992. Constraints on the strength of the upper crust from stress inversion of fault slip data. J. Geophys. Res. Vol.97 (B9): 12,481-12,493.
 
Shaliv G., Y. Mimran and Y. Hatzor 1992. The sedimentary and structural history of the Bet She'an area and its regional implications. Isr J. Earth Sci. Vol.40: 161-179.
 
Hatzor Y., and Reches Z., 1990. Structure and paleostresses in the Gilboa' region, western margins of the central Dead Sea rift. In Kovach R. L. and Z. Ben-Avraham (eds.), Geology and Tectonic processes of the Dead Sea rift zone. Tectonophysics, Vol. 180, pp. 87-100.