PAPERS and Publications
Sopper, R., Daley, C., Colbourne, B., Bruneau, S. "The influence of water, snow and granular ice on ice failure processes, ice load magnitude and process pressure", Cold Regions Science and Technology, April 2017
Sopper, R., Daley, C., Colbourne, B., Bruneau, S. "The Influence of External Boundary Conditions on Ice Loads in Ice Structure Interactions", OMAE, 2016 Busan Korea, June, 2016
Peach, B., Spracklin-Reid, D. and Bruneau, S. "Acquiring Skills for Academic Success through Project-Based Learning in First Year Engineering" Proc. 2016 Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA16) Conference, 2016
Bruneau, S, Sullivan, A., Zhang, Z. and Colbourne, B. "Ice-Microtome Design for Procurement and Crystal Analysis of Ice Thin Sections", 25th CANCAM Conference, London Ontario, May 31, 2015
Alawneh, S., Dragt, S., Daley, C., Peters, D., Bruneau, S."Hyper-Real-Time Ice Simulation and Modeling Using GPGPU" Tranactions on Computers, IEEE TC-2013-11-077a - February, 2015
Tijsen, J., Bruneau, S., Colbourne, B. “Laboratory Examination of Ice Loads and Effects on Concrete Surfaces from Bi-axial Collision and Adhesion Events" Proceedings of the 23rd INternational Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions, June 14-18, 2015, Trondheim, Norway
Habib, K., Taylor, R., Bruneau, S., Jordaan, I. “Experimental Study of Dynamics During Crushing of Freshwater Truncated Conical Ice Specimens" Proceedings of the ASME 2015 34th INternational Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2015-41904, June 2015, St. John's, NL, Ca
Oldford, D., Paulin, M., Cocker, J., Daley, C., Bruneau, S., Quinton, B., Tijsen, J., King, T., Millan, J. “Arctic R&D in NEwfoundland" Marine Technology (SNAME), October 2014
Tijsen, J.N.W., Bruneau, S., Colbourne, B. “Use of thermal imagery to assess temperature variation in ice collision processes" ICETECH2014, Banff, Alberta, July 2014
Habib, K.B., Taylor, R.S., Jordaan, I.J. and Bruneau, S. “Experimental investigation of compressive failure of truncated conical ice specimens" Proceedings of the ASME 2014 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2014, June 8-13, 2014, San Francisco, California, USA
Bruneau, S., Colbourne, B, Dragt, R., Dillinberg, A. Ritter, S., Pilling, M. Sullivan, A.. “Labratory Indentation Tests Simulating Ice-Structure Interactions Using Cone-Shaped Ice Samples and Steel Plates" POAC13 - Helsinki, June 2013
Bruneau, S., Dragt, R., “The Collision of Cone-Shape Ice Samples Against Steel Plates of Varying Surface Roughness"" POAC13 - Helsinki, June 2013
Sky and Telescope – Contributing Photographer, Expert, “Did the Moon Sink the Titanic?” Olson, D., pp. 34-39, April 2012
OWL Magazine – Contributing Expert “Incredible Icebergs” pp26-27 December 2012
MONOCLE – Contributing Expert “ Iceberg, Ho!” P.21, Issue 06 – Winter 2012-2013
Dragt,R., Bruneau, S., Alawneh, S." Design and execution of Model Experiments to Validate Numerical Modelling of 2D Ship Operation in Pack Ice.". IEEE, NECEC 2012, St. John's, NL. Nov. 2012
Alam, Daley, Colbourne, Hermanski, Gagnon, Bruneau, Clarke, Quinton “Double Pendulum Dynamic Impact Test Set-up for Ice-Grillage Collision” ICETECH 2012, Banff Alberta, Sept, 2012
Gudimetla, Colbourne, Daley, Bruneau and Gagnon “Strength and Pressure Profiles from Conical Ice Crushing Experiments” ICETECH 2012, Banff Alberta, Sept, 2012
Bruneau, S. "Natural Gas Better than Labrador Hydro for Island Energy Requirements", The Newfoundland Quarterly, pp43-45, Vol 105, No. 2, FALL 2012
Bruneau, S., Dillenburg, A., Ritter, S. “Ice Sample Production Techniques and INdentation Tests for Laboratory Experiments Simulating Ship Collisions with Ice” ISOPE 2012, Rhodos, Greece, June 2012
Bruneau, S. "Memorial Presents" Harris Center Research Forum, Bruneau Center for Research and Innovation, Memorial UNiversity, March 28th
Bruneau, S., Manning, E., Crocker, G. “THE INCORPORATION OF AN OCEAN TEMPERATURE PROFILE INTO AN EXISTING ICEBERG DETERIORATION MODEL” POAC 2011 - Montreal, July 2011.
Bruneau, S., Bruneau, A., Bruneau, D. " Design and construction of an harsh-climate Observatory for amateur Photoastronomy". ieee NECEC 2010, St. John's, NL. Nov. 2010
Bruneau, S. Bonnell, J. Costello, S. et al. "Taking Flight: Enhancing Engineering and Science Awareness Project" MUN-DELT Commercial Contract, Dept of Education.
Skinner, J., Lye, L. and Bruneau, S. "Climatic INfluences on the Annual Iceberg Flux off the Coast of Newfoundland” CSCE 2010 General Conference, Winnipeg June 9-12, 2010, Hamilton Ontario.: GC-42-1
Lye, L. and Bruneau, S. "Industry-Based Capstone Design Projects: Memorials Forty Years Experience.” CDEN 2009, Hamilton Ontario.
Skinner, J. (Supervisor Bruneau, S.) “Correlation of Iceberg Flux and Solar Activity" 2009 CSCE National Conference Student Paper Competition, First Place Award, 2009
Bruneau, S., Manning, E., Rogers, K. “Iceberg Calving Frequency from Field Observations” IAHR - International Symposium on Ice, Vancouver, British Columbia, July 2008.
Bruneau, S.E., Roberts, J.R., “Controlled Velocity Testing of a Micro Wind Turbine with Varying Blade Geometries” NECEC 2008, IEEE of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John’s October, 2008
Roberts, J, Bruneau S., Snelgrove, K. “Statistical analysis of Operational and Environmental factors for Micro Wind Generators in Severe Climates”, NECEC 2008, IEEE of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John’s October 2008
Bruneau, S.E. Roberts, J. R. “Performance of Micro Hydro Wind Turbines in remote Harsh Environments” CANWEA 2007, Quebec City, Quebec, Sept 2007
Bruneau, S.E. Manning, E. “Micro Hydro demonstration facility for Quidi Vidi Lake”, NECEC 2007, IEEE of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John’s October 2007
Bruneau, S.E. Further Rationalization for Piping Natural Gas to the Avalon to Meet Domestic Energy Needs, NEIA Newfoundland Environmental Industry Association Annual Conference, Publication in Proceedings NEIA 2006, March 3rd , 2006
Bruneau, S.E. Merits of Piping gas from the Jeanne D’Arc Basin to The Avalon, NOIA Annual Conference New Technologies - New Opportunities, Published in Proceedings, Spring, 2006
German, P. and Bruneau, S. An Overview of Northeast US Natural Gas Demand Supply and Transportation, 24th OPT, Amsterdam 2001
Bruneau, S. (2000) North Atlantic Pipeline Partners Vision for a Natural Gas Industry in Newfoundland, Dialogue for Engineers and Geoscientists, Association for Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador, February, 2000
Wilson, D., German, P., Bruneau, S. The Construction and Maintenance Plan for a Grand Banks Multi-purpose Pipeline, Newfoundland Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Annual Conference , St. John’s, Newfoundland, June 2000
Bruneau, S. and German, P. North Atlantic Pipeline Partners’ Vision for a Natural Gas Pipeline for Newfoundland, Oil and Gas Works, News Magazine, June 2000
Carter, M., Pope, A., Ferguson, J. Randell, C. and Bruneau, S. (1999) Progress in the Development of an AUV to Characterize and Measure the Subsurface Features of An Iceberg, UUST, New Hampshire 1999
Crocker, G., Bruneau, S. and Wright, B. (1999) Iceberg Management for a Grand Banks Pipeline. Proceedings of OMAE’99, 18th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, July 11-16, 1999, St. John’s Newfoundland Canada
McKenna, R., King, T., Crocker, G., Bruneau, S. and German, P. (1999) Modeling Iceberg Grounding on The Grand Banks, Proprietary Paper pending release.
Bruneau, S. Crocker, G. Christian, D and English, G. (1999) Iceberg Mass Reduction for The Protection of Pipelines, Unpublished, Proprietary Paper pending release.
Bruneau, German, King, McKenna “Route Selection for a Marine Pipeline Linking the Jeanne D’Arc Basin and the Island of Newfoundland” – Proprietary Paper pending release
Bruneau, German, McKenna, King, Crocker “Modeling Iceberg Grounding on the Grand Banks” – Proprietary Paper pending release
Bruneau, S, McKenna, R. English, J, Kumar, P. Barnes, B. “The application of Advanced Materials to De-Icing Microwave Commumications Antennas in Labrador, Caanda, European Space Agency Publications, ESA PPF-30 Vol.8, No.4 December 1998
McKenna, R.F. and Bruneau S.E. (1997) "Ice Rubble Build-up on Conical Structures During Ridge Interactions". POAC/OMAE 1997 Yokohama, Japan.
McKenna, R.F. and Bruneau S.E. Guzzwell, JA. (1997) "Modelling Unconsolidated Rubble Forces on a Cylindrical Structure". POAC/OMAE 1997 Yokohama, Japan.
Bruneau, S.E. (1996) "Modelling First-Year Ice Ridge Keels with Sand" The 49th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Canadian Geotechnical Society, Sept. 1996 St.John's Nf. pp 287-294.
Bruneau, S.E., McKenna, R.F., Croasdale, K.R., Crocker, G.B. and King, A.D. (1996) "In situ Direct Shear of Ice Rubble in First-Year Ridge Keels". The 49th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Canadian Geotechnical Society, Sept. 1996 St.John's Nf. pp 269-278.
McKenna, R.F., Bruneau, S.E. and Williams, F.M. (1996) "In situ Shear Strength Measurements of Model Ice Rubble Using a Punch Technique". The 49th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Canadian Geotechnical Society, Sept. 1996 St.John's Nf. pp 279-286.
McKenna, R.F., Bruneau, S.E. (1995) "The Contribution of Unconsolidated Rubble to First-Year Ice Ridge Forces on a Cylindrical Structure", POAC 1995, Murmansk.
Lin, J.X., Surry, D. and Bruneau, S.E. (1995) "The Hydrodynamic Performance of Disks in Sinusoidal Oscillations". 1995 Journal of Fluids and Structures
Bruneau, S.E., Cammaert, A.B. and Croasdale, K.R. (1994) "Field Tests for Iceberg Impact Loading". IAHR, Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Ice, Trondheim, Norway, Aug.21-26, 1994.
Bruneau, S., Ramsay, S. (1990) "The Hydrodynamics of Oscillating Disks". Proceedings from the 13th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM), Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 1991 and the Western Journal of Graduate Research, University of Western Ontario.
Bruneau, S., Staples, D., Kirkwood, K. (1990) "Summary of Contributions to Conceptual and Definition Project Planning in The Civil and Infrastructure Sector". Proceedings from the Project Management Institute Symposium (PMI), October 1990, Calgary, Alberta.
COMMERCIAL REPORTS Chronological from Latest to Earliest
Crocker, G., Bruneau,S. 2007. “Ensemble Modeling for Ice and Iceberg Forecasting.” Canadian Ice Services, Environment Canada. Contact Report Admin. Tom Carriers.
Bruneau S. Crocker, G.. 2007. “Iceberg Flux and Climate Change.” Canadian Ice Services, Environment Canada. Contact Report Admin. Tom Carriers.
Bruneau,S. Fisher A. Platts R. “Field Investigations of Valved Soffit Vents in Pouch cove Newfoundland.” Industrial Outreach Group, Memorial Faculty of Engineering, Report PR. CM2006_01
Ballicater Consulting Ltd., Crocker, G., Bruneau, S. 2005a. “Coastal Iceberg Surveillance Program Development.” Contract Report Prepared for Canadian Ice Service, Environment Canada, Ballicater Report No. 05-01.
Ballicater Consulting Ltd., Crocker, G., Bruneau, S. 2005b. “Icebergs Observations Illulisat Greenland, August 2005.” Environment Canada, Ballicater Report No. 05-02.
Ballicater Consulting Ltd., Crocker, G., Bruneau, S. 2004. “Observation and Analysis of Iceberg Calving - June /July 2004.” Contract Report Prepared for Canadian Ice Service, Environment Canada, Ballicater Report No. 04-02.
Ballicater Consulting Ltd., 2003. Crocker, G., Bruneau, S. “Analysis of Iceberg Model Verification Data Collected to June 2003.” Contract Report Prepared for Canadian Ice Service, Environment Canada, Ballicater Report No. 03-02.
PROPRIETARY INDUSTRY WORK from 1997 – 2003
Pipeline, LNG, Steel Mill, Aluminum Smelter, Energy Policy, Iceberg risks, Power Generation, Field development, natural gas collection, Platform concepts, drilling strategies. . .
Bruneau S.E. “Design Ice Loads for Offshore Conical Structures in Bohai Bay China”, Contract Report for Worley International, Houston Tx, 1996
Bruneau, S.E., Tuff, K. “De-Icing Strategies for Microwave Antennas.” C-CORE contract report for NewTel Aliant, 1996
Bruneau, S. “Voisey’s Bay Transit Analysis” Contract Report for CODA Ltd on behalf of Diamond Fields Resources and Tech Inc. 1996
McKenna, R.F., Bruneau, S.E., Guzzwell, J, Hill, B., and Kirby, C. (1995) "Pilot Experiments with a Cylindrical Structure in Unconsolidated Ice Ridges", NRC Institute for Marine Dynamics Report PR 1995-20, pp29, March 1995.
Croasdale, K.R. and Associates, Canatec Consultants Ltd., Bruneau, S.E., Klohn-Crippen Ltd and Wright, B and Associates Ltd. (1995) "Ice Load Models for First Year Pressure Ridges and Rubble Fields - Phase 1 Report". National Energy Board of Canada - PERD sponsorship. April 20, 1995.
Cammaert, A.B., Jordaan, I.J., Bruneau, S.E., Crocker, G.B., McKenna, R.F., and Williams, S.A. (1994) "Analysis of Ice Loads on Main Span Piers for the Northumberland Strait Crossing". Contract Report for J. Muller International - Stanley Joint Venture Inc., CODA Contract Number 5022.01.
Bruneau, S.E. and Crocker, G. (1994) "Field Tests for Iceberg Impact Loading - Newmans Cove Data Analysis Phase 3 Final Report", Contract Report Prepared for National Energy Board, C-CORE Contract Number 94-C4.
Bruneau, S.E. (1994) "Ice Load Models for First-Year Ridges and Rubble Fields - Physical Laboratory Tests" Report by EauCanada Engineering for K.R.Croasdale and Associates in response to The National Energy Board of Canada Solicitation no. XSC (84084-0214/000/A). October, 1992.
Bruneau, S.E. (1994) "The Indentation of Sand Formations" Report by EauCanada Engineering for K.R.Croasdale and Associates on behalf of Public Works Canada for the Northumberland Strait Crossing Project. November, 1992.
Isyumov, N., Surry, D., Bruneau, S., Crooks, G. Edey, R.T., Lythe, G., Mikitiuk, M., Morrish, D, and Morden, R. (1993) "The Hibernia Management Report" The Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory, U.W.O. BLWT-SS30-1993. December, 1993.
Cammaert, A.B., Bruneau, S.E., Crocker, G., Guzzwell, J., and Morey, B.J. (1993) "Field Tests for Iceberg Impact Loading: Final Report Phases 2 and 3". Contract Report for National Energy Board, C-CORE Contract Number 93-C3.
Cammaert, A.B., Williams,S.A., Bruneau, S.E., Crocker, G.,and Jordaan, I.J. (1993) "Probabilistic Analysis of Ice Loads on Conical Bridge Piers for the Northumberland Strait Crossing Project". Contract report for Strait Crossing Inc., C-CORE Contract Number 93-C2.
Cammaert, A, Croasdale, K., Bruneau, S., Christian, D. Crocker, G., LeFeuvre, P., and Guzzwell, J. (1993) "C-CORE Iceberg Impact Experiment - Phase I Field Program", Contract Report Prepared for National Energy Board, Petro Canada Resources, Mobil Research and Development Corp., Chevron Canada Resources, Husky Oil Limited, and SINTEF, C-CORE Contract Number 93-C12.
Cammaert, A.B., Jordaan, I.J., Fuglem, M, Bruneau, S.E., Crocker, G. and Wishahy M. (1992) "Design Criteria for Ice Loads on Floating Production Systems - Final Report". Contract report for Petro-Canada Resources, C-CORE Contract Number 92-C13.
Fediw, A.A., Surry, D. and Bruneau, S.E. (1992) "A study of Wind Effects for the SIA Hangar II, Changi Airport, Singapore". Contract Report to Steen Consultants and Singapore International Airlines, BLWTL Contract Number BLWT-SS8-92.
Bruneau, S.E., Lin, J.-X. and Surry, D. (1992) "The Hydrodynamic Performance of Drogues in Sinusoidal Plunging Motion". Contract Report to Sparton of Canada Inc., BLWTL Contract Number BLWT-SS9-1992.
Bruneau, S.E., Edey, R.T. and Isyumov, N. (1991) "Wind Engineering Studies To Assist in The Sears Revitalization Project, Chicago, Illinois". Contract Report to the John Buck Co., S.O.M. and DeStefano + Partners, Chicago, BLWTL Contract Number BLWT-SS41-91.
Crooks, G., Bruneau, S. and Surry, D. (1991) "Wind Tunnel Tests of a Simplified Block Model of The Topside Structure of The Hibernia Development Project". Contract Report to Newfoundland Offshore Contractors (NOC) of Montreal, BLWTL Contract Number BLWT-SS33-91.
Bruneau, S.E., Ramsay, S.R. and Davenport, A.G. (1990) "Wind Tunnel testing of the Petrobras Semi-Submersible Offshore Platform - Aerodynamic Tests - Force Coefficients". Contract Report to Petrobras of Brazil, BLWTL Contract Number BLWT-SS21-90.
Bruneau, S.E., Ramsay, S.R. and Davenport, A.G. (1990) "Wind Tunnel Testing of The Petrobras Semi-Submersible Offshore Platform Pontoons - Force Coefficients". Contract Report to Petrobras of Brazil, BLWTL Contract Number BLWT-SS22-90
Bruneau S.E. “A FLUVARIUM for St. John’s” Conceptual design for an aquatic interpretation centre report for the Pippy Park Commission, M. Manning. St. John’s 1986
Bruneau S.E. “An Hydrological Study of James Bay and Review of Reservoir Design Alternatives” Contract report for The GRAND Canal Company, T. Kierins. 1985
Bruneau, S.E. “The Design and Construction of a Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel for Memorial University”, For J.H. Lever, Faculty of Engineering. 1984
Bruneau S.E. “Eastern Canada’s Electricity Exporting Potential” Contract Report for BRM Ltd. St. John’s 1984
Books, Patents, Theses
• ICEBERG ALLEY - Journal of nature’s most awesome migration Bruneau, S.E. and Redmond, K. National Library of Canada ISBN 978-1-897317-71-6 Published by Flanker Press, St. John's, NL, Canada, 2010 pp 134.
• ICEBERGS of Newfoundland and Labrador. Bruneau, S.E. National Library of Canada ISBN 1-894463-68-4. Published by Flanker Press, St. John’s, NL. Canada 2004 pp64.
• Newfoundland and Labrador: Insiders’ Perspectives by 24 Experts. National Library of Canada ISBN 0-9685672-1-5 Published by the Johnson Family Foundation, Edited by Elke Dettmer, English, German and French Editions, 1999 pp 68.
• Digital Meter for Displaying Rate of Electricity Consumption in Monetary Units. Bruneau, S.E., Canadian Intellectual Property Office Filing Date November 4, 2003, Application Number 2,447,550.
• Bruneau, S. (1992) "Hydrodynamics of Oscillating Porous Disks". Masters Thesis, submitted for the requirements of M.E.Sc. at the Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
• Bruneau, S. "Development of a First-Year Ridge Keel Load Model". 1996, Ph.D. Thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland. St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
SEB Thesis - Front Matter
SEB Thesis - Chapter 1 Introduction
SEB Thesis - Chapter 2 Background
SEB Thesis - Chapter 3 Exploratory Experiments
SEB Thesis - Chapter 4 Model Development Regression
SEB Thesis - Chapter 5 Model Development Tests
SEB Thesis - Chapter 6 Model Development Ice Rubble
SEB Thesis - Chapter 7 Model Development Full Scale
SEB Thesis - Chapter 8 Conclusions
SEB Thesis - References
SEB Thesis - Appendices
• ICEBERGS Discovering Newfoundland and Labrador. Lane, K.B. and Lane, G.M. with support from Bruneau, S.E. Published and Distributed by Spectrum Solutions, Holyrood, Newfoundland, 2005.