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Journal Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

  1. Agioutantis, Z. and M. Karmis, Analysis of blasting waves with particular emphasis on the geomechanical characteristics of the site, Metalliologika Chronika (Mining Chronicles), No 58, Athens, Greece, 1984, August, pp. 24‑29, (in Greek).
  2. Karmis, M., A. Jarosz, P. Schilizzi and Z. Agioutantis, Surface deformation characteris­tics above undermined areas: Experiences from the eastern United States, Civil Engineering Transactions, Vol. CE29, no 2, The Institution of Engineers, Australia, 1987, April, pp. 106‑114.
  3. Agioutantis, Z. and M. Karmis, Developing improved methods of predicting surface displacements due to underground mining through the integration of empirical indices into numerical modeling, Mining Science and Technology, 1988, 7, pp. 133‑148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0167-9031(88)90526-9
  4. Karmis M., A. Jarosz and Z. Agioutantis, Predicting subsidence with a computer, Coal, 1989, vol 26, no. 12, December, pp. 54‑61.
  5. Karmis, M., Z. Agioutantis and A. Jarosz, Recent develop­ments in the application of the influence function method for ground movement predictions in the U.S., Mining Science and Technology, 1990, Vol. 10, pp. 233‑245, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0167-9031(90)90439-Y
  6. Agioutantis Z., Prediction of surface deformations due to underground mining using empirical procedures, Mineral Wealth, 1990, Vol. 69, Nov-Dec, pp. 25-34.
  7. Karmis, M., Z. Agioutantis and A. Jarosz, Subsidence prediction techniques in the United States: A State-of-the-Art Review, Mineral Resources Engineering, 1990, Vol. 3, No 3, pp. 197-210.
  8. Agioutantis, Z. Automated downtime recording and processing for continuous surface mining systems, International Journal of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Environment, 1994, Vol. 8, 159-162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09208119408964779
  9. Karmis, M., J. Mastoris and Z. Agioutantis, Potential of the ‘Damage Angle’ concept for assessing surface impacts of underground mining, Transactions, Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc., 1994, Vol. 296, pp. 1883-1886, online access
  10. Agioutantis, Z. Using Numerical procedures for geomechanical modeling, Mineral Wealth, 1995, Vol. 96, pp. 23-34 (in Greek).
  11. Agioutantis, Z. and E. Gavalaki, Automation and control of rock mechanics laboratory experiments, Technical Chronicles, Technical Chamber of Greece, 1998, Vol. V, No. 1-2, pp. 9-18 (in Greek).
  12. Agioutantis Z., D. Sisoura and S. Kleftakis, Laboratory investigation of mechanical and physical properties of sand-resin mixtures, Mineral Wealth, 1999, Vol. 110, pp. 41-48 (in Greek).
  13. Monopolis, D., E. Stiakakis, Z. Agioutantis and C. Kavouridis, Geotechnical investigation at lignite mines, Mineral Resources Engineering, 1999, Vol. 8, No. 4, December, pp. 405-418.
  14. Duvris, D. and Z. Agioutantis, Air quality improvement of underground bauxite mines through a controlled maintenance program of the diesel-powered equipment, Transactions, Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc., 1999, Vol. 306, online access
  15. Duvris D. and Z. Agioutantis, Economic analysis of the private mining and quarrying sector in Greece, Mineral Wealth, 1999, Vol. 113, pp. 21-32 (in Greek).
  16. Karmis M. and Z. Agioutantis, Discussion on the paper: FDM predictive methodology for subsidence due to flat and inclined coal seam mining, by L.R. Alejano, P. Ramirez-Oyanguren, J. Taboada, International Journal of Rock Mechanics, 2000, Vol 36, No 8, pp. 1095-1097, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1365-1609(99)00083-0
  17. Agioutantis, Z. and A. Bekas, The potential of district heating using geothermal energy. A case study, Geothermics, 2000, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 51-64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0375-6505(99)00050-4
  18. Agioutantis, Z., E. Chatzopoulou and M. Stavroulaki, A numerical investigation of the effect of the interfacial zone in concrete mixtures under uniaxial compression – the case of the dilute limit, Cement and Concrete Research, 2000, vol 30, 715-723, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0008-8846(00)00240-4
  19. Agioutantis Z. and G. Karahalios, Current trends in production and trade of industrial minerals in the south eastern European region, Transactions, Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc., 2000, Vol 308, online access
  20. Agioutantis Z. and D. Duvris, Health and safety statistics and trends for the Greek mining and quarrying industry, Transactions, Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc. 2001, vol. 310, pp. 41-46, online access
  21. Schafrik, S., M. Karmis and Z. Agioutantis, A novel, web-based, continuous mining simulator, Transactions, Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc., 2001, vol. 310, pp. 69-74, online access
  22. Pavloudakis F., M. Galetakis, Z. Agioutantis and C. Kavourides, Evaluation of on-line quality analyzer results, during its trial operation at western Macedonian lignite mines, Technical Chronicles, Technical Chamber of Greece, 2002, Vol 1&2., pp. 27-38 (in Greek).
  23. Agioutantis, Z., C. Stiakakis and S. Kleftakis, Numerical simulation of the mechanical behaviour of epoxy based mortars under compressive loads, Computers and Structures, 2002, 80, 2071-2084, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0045-7949(02)00251-1
  24. Pavloudakis F., Z. Agioutantis and C. Kavourides, Stockpile homogenisation possibilities of the lignite produced from the mines of Ptolemais area, Greece, Bulk Solids Handling, 2003, Vol. 23, No. 1, January-February, pp. 22-26.
  25. Pavloudakis, F. and Z. Agioutantis, Simulation of bulk solids blending in longitudinal stockpiles, International Journal of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Environment, 2003, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 98-112.
  26. Heasley, K., Z. Agioutantis and Q. Wang, Automatic grid generation allows faster analysis of coal mines, Transactions, Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc., 2003, Vol. 314, pp. 75-80.
  27. Stavrakas , D. Triantis, Z. Agioutantis, S. Maurigiannakis, V. Saltas, F. Vallianatos and M. Clarke, Pressure stimulated currents in rocks and their correlation with mechanical properties, Natural Hazards and Earth Systems Sciences (NHESS), 2004, 4,  563-567, http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/nhess-4-563-2004
  28. Schafrik, S., M. Karmis and Z. Agioutantis, Methodology of incident recreation using virtual reality, Mining Engineering, October, 2004.
  29. Sarris, E. and Z. Agioutantis, Numerical simulation of the dynamic phase during rock blasting, Mineral Wealth, 2004, Vol. 133, pp. 9-18 (in Greek).
  30. Maravelaki-Kalaitzaki, P., N. Kallithrakas-Kontos, D. Korakaki, Z. Agioutantis and S. Maurigiannakis, Evaluation of silicon-based strengthening agents on porous limestones, Progress in Organic Coatings, 2006, 57, 140-148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.porgcoat.2006.08.007
  31. Kourkoulis, S., Z. Agioutantis, S. Maurigiannakis and E. Papatheodorou, Modeling three point bending of rock-type materials using an elastoplastic model with contact elements, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Materials, 2005, Vol. 16, Nos 1-2, 85-93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/JMBM.2005.16.1-2.85
  32. Agioutantis, Z., S. Kourkoulis, S. Maurigiannakis and E. Papatheodorou, Notched marble specimens under bending: Experimental study and numerical analysis using an elastoplastic model with contact elements, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Materials, 2005, Vol. 16, Nos 1-2, 1-8 http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/JMBM.2005.16.1-2.1
  33. Antoniou, A. and Z. Agioutantis Determination of the perimeter of the pit bottom in surface mining operations: An alternative approach, Metaliologika Chronika, 2006, No 189, Athens, Greece, pp. 77-91, (in Greek).
  34. Kourkoulis S.K., I. Prassianakis, Z. Agioutantis and G. Exadaktylos, Reliability assessment of the NDT results for the internal damage of marble specimens, Journal of Materials and Product Technology (IJMPT), 2006, Vol. 26, Nos 1/2, pp. 35-56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJMPT.2006.008979
  35. Agioutantis, E. Stiakakis, I. Kalogirou and S. Kourkoutis, An investigation of the stability and deformations of a deep open pit lignite mine using finite elements analysis, ‘Gornyy Informatsionno-Analiticheskiy Byulleten’Mining Information and Analytical Bulletin, No 10, pp 123-130, ISSN 0236-1493 (in Russian).
  36. Markides, Ch., E. Sarris, D.N. Pazis, Z. Agioutantis and S.K. Kourkoulis, Marble discs under distributed loading: Theoretical, numerical and experimental analysis, I, Buletin Resurse Minerale, December 2006, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 31-38, ISSN: 1842-290X.
  37. Stiakakis, E. and Z. Agioutantis, Deep excavations, kinetic behavior and geotechnical investigation, Mineral Wealth, 2007, Vol. 142, January-March (in Greek).
  38. Konialis, A., K. Komnitsas and Z. Agioutantis, Rethinking Capacity Building, Buletin Resurse Minerale, editorial, June 2007, Vol 4, No 2, pp. 3-13.
  39. Kaklis, K.N., M.A. Dimopoulou and Z. Agioutantis, A theoretical and experimental investigation of the ring test on Dionysos marble, Mineral Wealth, 2007, Vol. 145, October-December, pp. 39-49.
  40. Maravelaki-Kalaitzaki, P., N. Kallithrakas-Kontos, Z. Agioutantis, S. Maurigiannakis and D. Korakaki, A comparative study of porous limestones treated with silicon-based strengthening agents, Progress in Organic Coatings, 2008, Volume 62, Issue 1, March, pp. 49-60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.porgcoat.2007.09.020
  41. Kolettas P and Z. Agioutantis, A non destructive method of rock characterization through spectral analysis of ultrasonic analysis, Mineral Wealth, 2009, Vol. 151, pp. 19-30 (in Greek).
  42. Κaklis, K., S. Maurigiannakis, Z. Agioutantis and C. Istantso, Investigation of the indirect tensile strength of transversely isotropic Dionysos marble using the three point bending test, Strain, 2009, Volume 45, Issue 5, October, pp. 393-399, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-1305.2008.00560.x
  43. Stiakakis, E. and Z. Agioutantis, Α kinetic behavior model at a surface lignite mine, based on geotechnical investigation, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 2010, Volume 18, Issue 5, May, pp. 558-573, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.simpat.2009.12.011
  44. Agalaniotou, S., K. Kaklis and Z. Agioutantis, Anisotropy estimation for limestones using P-wave velocities, Mineral Wealth, 2011, Vol. 159, pp. 23-36 (in Greek).
  45. Kolettas, P., A. Vafidis and Z. Agioutantis, A novel technique for geophysical investigation using the frequency component of seismic waves – pilot study in carstic Neogene limestones in Hania, Greece, Technical Chronicles, Technical Chamber of Greece, 2010, Jan – April, Vol 1, Issue 1, pp. 191-199 (in Greek).
  46. Pazis D.N., Z. Agioutantis and S.K. Kourkoulis, The optical method of reflected caustics applied for a plate with a central hole: critical points and limitations, Strain, 2011, Volume 47, Issue 6, December, pp. 489-498, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-1305.2009.00714.x
  47. Blengini G.A, E. Garbarino, S. Solar, D. Shields, T. Hámor, R. Vinai and Z. Agioutantis, The EU SARMa Project: Life Cycle Assessment guidelines to boost sustainable production and recycling of aggregates, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2012, Volume 27, May, pp. 177-181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2012.01.020
  48. Triantis D., I. Stavrakas, A. Kyriazopoulos, G. Hloupis and Z. Agioutantis, Pressure stimulated electrical emissions from cement mortar used as failure predictors, Journal of Fracture, 2012, Volume 175, Issue 1, May, pp 53-61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10704-012-9701-7
  49. Stavrakas, I., K., Moutzouris, K., Ninos, N., Mitritsakis, Z., Agioutantis and D. Triantis, Using AC conductivity measurements to study the influence of mechanical stress on the strength of geomaterials, Open Journal of Applied Sciences, 2012, Volume 02, Number 02, June, online access.
  50. Agioutantis Z. and S.N. Kamenopoulos, Rare Earth Elements: An analysis of their multi-dimensional global importance, Cuprum Magazine, 2012, Vol 64, No. 3, (also, presented at the 23rd Annual General Meeting of the Society of Mining Professors, July 12-16, 2012, Wrocław, Poland), online access
  51. Maravelaki, P., Z. Agioutantis, E. Lionakis, M. Stavroulaki and V. Perdikatsis, Physico-chemical and mechanical characterization of hydraulic mortars containing nano-titania for restoration applications, Cement & Concrete Composites, 2013, 36, 33-41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2012.07.002
  52. Roumpos C., P. Partsinevelos, Z. Agioutantis, K. Makantasis and A. Vlachou, The optimal location of the distribution point of the belt conveyor system in continuous surface mining operations, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 2014, 47, 19-27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.simpat.2014.04.006
  53. Tripolitsiotis, A., C. Steiakakis, E. Papadaki, Z. Agioutantis, S. Mertikas and P. Partsinevelos, Complementing geotechnical slope stability and land movement analysis using satellite DInSAR, Central European Journal of Geosciences, 2014, Volume 6, Issue 1, March, 56-66, http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/s13533-012-0159-y.
  54. Hamdan A.H., N. Andronikidis, G. Kritikakis, N. Economou, Z. Agioutantis, P. Schilizzi, C. Steiakakis, C. Papageorgiou, G. Tsourlos and A. Vafidis, Contribution of electrical tomography methods in geotechnical investigations at Mavropigi lignite open pit mine, Northern Greece, Environmental Earth Sciences, 2014, 72 (5), September, pp. 1589-1598, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12665-014-3063-6.
  55. Agioutantis, Z., K. Luxbacher, M. Karmis, S. Schafrik, Development of an atmospheric data management system for underground coal mines, The Journal of The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 114, (December 2014), 1059-1063, online access
  56. Jong, E.C., Y. Peng, W.T. Bradley, K.D. Luxbacher, Z. Agioutantis, H.M. McNair, Development of a perfluoromethylcyclohexane (PMCH) permeation plug release vessel (PPRV) for tracer gas studies in underground mines, Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 2015, 95, 136-145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.psep.2015.02.012
  57. Pavlides, A., D. Hristopulos, C. Roumpos, Z. Agioutantis, Spatial modeling of lignite energy reserves for exploitation planning and quality control, Energy, 2015, 93, 1906-1917, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2015.10.049
  58. Agioutantis, Z., K. Kaklis, S. Maurigiannakis, M. Verigakis, F. Vallianatos, V. Saltas, The potential of acoustic emissions from three point bending tests as rock failure precursors, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, 2016, 26, 155-160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2015.11.024
  59. Partsinevelos, P. G. Kritikakis, N. Economou, Z. Agioutantis, A. Tripolitsiotis, S. Mertikas, A. Vafidis. Integration of seismic and image data processing towards rockfall monitoring and early warning in highways, Natural Hazards, 2016, 83 (Suppl 1), pp. 133-153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-016-2462-2
  60. Agioutantis, Z., C. Steiakakis, E. Apostolou, G. Papavgeri, A. Tripolitsiotis, Integrating weather and geotechnical monitoring data for ensuring the stability of large scale surface mining operations, Open Geosciences, 2016, 8, pp. 694-699, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/geo-2016-0066
  61. Newman, C., Z. Agioutantis, G. Boede Jimenez Leon, Assessment of potential impacts to surface and subsurface water bodies due to longwall mining, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, 2017, 27, pp. 57-64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2016.11.016
  62. Kaklis K., V. Saltas, S. Mavrigiannakis, F. Vallianatos, Z. Agioutantis, Using acoustic emissions to enhance fracture toughness calculations for CCNBD marble specimens, Journal of Fracture and Structural Integrity, 2017, 40, pp. 1-17, http://dx.doi.org/10.3221/IGF-ESIS.40.01
  63. Kaklis, K., S. Mavrigiannakis, Z. Agioutantis, E.K. Steiakakis, F.K. Stathogianni, Experimental investigation of the mechanical properties of Alfas stone, Journal of Fracture and Structural Integrity, 2017, 40, pp. 18-31, http://dx.doi.org/10.3221/IGF-ESIS.40.02
  64. Kamenopoulos, S., Z. Agioutantis, K. Komnitsas, A new Hybrid Decision Support Tool for evaluating the sustainability of mining projects, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, 2018, Vol 28, Issue 2, March, pp. 259-265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2017.07.001
  65. Steiakakis, E., A. Lazaropoulos, A. Vafidis, Z. Agioutantis, G. Kritikakis, Determination of shear wave velocities in sediment deposits, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 2017, Vol 11, Issue 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19386362.2017.1374494
  66. Kaklis, K., S. Mavrigiannakis, Z. Agioutantis and P. Maravelaki-Kalaitzaki, Characterization of pozzolanic lime mortars used as filling material in shaped grooves for restoring member connections in ancient monuments, International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 2018, Vol 12, Issue 1, 75-90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15583058.2017.1377313
  67. Hescock, J., C. Newman and Z. Agioutantis, Development of a new algorithm for implementing the edge effect offset for subsidence calculations, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, 2018, Vol. 28, Issue 1, January, pp. 61-66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2017.11.010
  68. Newman, C., Z. Agioutantis and N. Schaefer, Development of a Web-platform for mining applications, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, 2018, Vol. 28, Issue 1, January, pp. 95-99, https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2017.11.016
  69. Arvanitidis, C., E. Steiakakis, and Z. Agioutantis, Peak friction angle of soils as a function of grain size, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 2018, https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10706-018-0675-8
  70. Kaklis, K., Z. Agioutantis, S. Mavrigiannakis and P. Maravelaki-Kalaitzaki, On the experimental investigation of pozzolanic lime mortar stress-strain behavior and deformation characteristics when subjected to unloading-reloading cycles, Procedia Structural Integrity, 10 (2018) 129-134, https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prostr.2018.09.019
  71. Mark, C. and Z. Agioutantis, Analysis of Coal Pillar Stability (ACPS): A new generation of pillar design software, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, 2019, Vol. 29, Issue 1, January, pp. 87-91 , https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmst.2018.11.007
  72. Keles, C., F. Vasilikou, N. Ripepi, Z. Agioutantis and M. Karmis, Sensitivity analysis of reservoir conditions and gas production mechanism in deep coal Seams in Buchanan County, Virginia, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 94, (2019), 31-42, https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.simpat.2019.02.001
  73. Steiakakis, C., G. Papavgeri, N. Steiakakis, Z. Agioutantis, P. Schilizzi, A real-time event-driven database productivity and maintenance planning tool for continuous surface mining operations, International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering  (in print)
  74. Kaklis, K., Z. Agioutantis, S. Mavrigiannakis, P. Maravelaki-Kalaitzaki, A simplified damage evolution relationship and deformation characteristics of a pozzolanic lime mortar when subjected to unloading-reloading cycles in the pre-peak region, Journal of Fracture and Structural Integrity (accepted paper).

Book Chapters and Papers in Honorary Volumes

  1. Agioutantis, Z., Using computers for solving ventilation problems in mines, Chapter, Mine Ventilation, J.N. Economopoulos, 1991 (in Greek).
  2. Komnitsas, K. and Z. Agioutantis, Factors affecting revegetation of acid producing mine spoils, Chapter, The honorary volume for late Prof. Kontopoulos, NTUA Publications, 2004, pp. 305-312.
  3. Sarris, E., Z. Agioutantis, K. Kaklis and S. Kourkoulis, Numerical simulation of the cracked Brazilian disk under diametral compression, Chapter, Bifurcations, Instabilities, Degradation in Geomechanics, ed. E. Exadaktylos and I.G. Vardoulakis, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2007, pp. 403-430.
  4. Kaklis, K., S. Maurigiannakis, Z. Agioutantis and G. Bazdanis, An investigation of the mechanical characteristics of Nestos Marble, Chapter, Volume in Honor of the late Professor K. Kavouridis, Technical University of Crete Publications, 2010, pp. 57-68 (in Greek).
  5. Kamenopoulos, S.N., D. Shields and Z. Agioutantis, Sustainable development criteria and indicators for the assessment of REE mining projects, Chapter 6, Rare Earths Industry: Technological, Economic and Environmental Implications, Ismar Borges de Lima and Walter Leal Filho, Editors, Elsevier, Boston, 2015, pp. 87-109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-802328-0.00006-1
  6. Kamenopoulos, S.N., Z. Agioutantis and K. Komnitsas, A framework for sustainable mining of REEs, Chapter 7, Rare Earths Industry: Technological, Economic and Environmental Implications, Ismar Borges de Lima and Walter Leal Filho, Editors, Elsevier, Boston, 2015, pp. 111-120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-802328-0.00007-3
  7. Partsinevelos, P., Z. Agioutantis, A. Tripolitsiotis and N. Schaefer, A review of unmanned aerial vehicles, citizen science and interferometry remote sensing in landslide hazards – applications in transportation routes and mining environments, 2017, Chapter 23, Remote Sensing of Hydrometeorological Hazards, George P. Petropoulos and Tanvir Islam, Editors, pp. 467-488, online access