The journal paper Back-analysis of geophysical flows using a 3-dimensional runout model has been accepted for publication in the Canadian Geotechnical Journal. The finite-element software package LS-DYNA was used to calculate the internal friction angle of a series of debris flows in Hong Kong. Read the full article here.
Koo, R.C.H., Kwan, J.S.H., Lam, C. Goodwin, G. R., Choi, C. E., Ng, C. W. W., Yiu, J. Ho, K. K. S., Pun, W. K. (2017). Back-analysis of geophysical flows using a 3-dimensional runout model. Canadian Geotechnical Journal. DOI: 10.1139/cgj-2016-0578.