Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Works Published in 2013

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2013 journal article

Driver distraction and performance effects of highway logo sign design

APPLIED ERGONOMICS, 44(3), 472–479.

author keywords: Roadway logo signs; Driving simulation; Driver performance; Driver distraction; Highway safety
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Attention; Automobile Driving / psychology; Computer Simulation; Eye Movements; Female; Humans; Location Directories and Signs / standards; Male; Middle Aged; Reaction Time; Safety; Young Adult
TL;DR: The use of nine-panel and overflow-combination logo signs may be suitable for interchanges where there are more than six qualifying businesses in a category in terms of driver performance and safety. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Collecting Horizontal Curve Data: Mobile Asset Vehicles and Other Techniques

JOURNAL OF INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS, 19(1), 74–84.

By: D. Findley n, J. Hummer n, W. Rasdorf n & B. Laton n

Contributors: D. Findley n, J. Hummer n, W. Rasdorf n & B. Laton n

author keywords: Transportation engineering; Highways and roads; Curvature; Alignment; Infrastructure; Geographic information systems; Data collection; Civil engineering; Transportation engineering; Road curvature; Alignment; Infrastructure; Geographic information systems; Inventories; Length; Horizontal curve; Radius
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Assessment of In Situ Scour Profile in Sand Using a Jet Probe

Geotechnical Testing Journal, 36(2), 20120046.

By: M. Gabr n, C. Caruso n, A. Key n & M. Kayser n

author keywords: sand; erosion; shear stress
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Removal of highly polar micropollutants from wastewater by powdered activated carbon

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH, 20(6), 3607–3615.

By: L. Kovalova*, D. Knappe n, K. Lehnberg*, C. Kazner* & J. Hollender*

Contributors: L. Kovalova*, D. Knappe n, K. Lehnberg*, C. Kazner* & J. Hollender*

author keywords: Adsorption; Powdered activated carbon; Wastewater treatment; Polar compound; Trace organic compound; Micropollutant; Pharmaceuticals; Cytostatic
MeSH headings : Adsorption; Benzhydryl Compounds; Carbon / chemistry; Chromatography, High Pressure Liquid; Cytarabine / isolation & purification; Endocrine Disruptors / isolation & purification; Environmental Monitoring; Ethinyl Estradiol / isolation & purification; Fluorouracil / isolation & purification; Hydrogen-Ion Concentration; Kinetics; Phenols; Powders; Tandem Mass Spectrometry; Temperature; Wastewater / chemistry; Water Pollutants, Chemical / chemistry; Water Purification / methods
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Preliminary Engineering Cost-Estimation Strategy Assessment for Roadway Projects

Journal of Management in Engineering, 29(2), 150–157.

By: M. Liu n, W. Rasdorf n, J. Hummer n, D. Hollar* & S. Parikh n

author keywords: Preliminary engineering; Preconstruction costs; Cost estimation; Regression; Roadway cost; Duration
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Integration of Climate and Weather Information for Improving 15-Day-Ahead Accumulated Precipitation Forecasts

JOURNAL OF HYDROMETEOROLOGY, 14(1), 186–202.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Engine and Duty Cycle Variability in Diesel Construction Equipment Emissions

JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING, 139(2), 261–268.

By: S. Abolhasani & H. Frey n

Contributors: S. Abolhasani

author keywords: Diesel engines; Air pollution; Emissions; Construction equipment; Pollutants; Fuel use; Greenhouse gas
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Dynamic response of liquefiable sand improved by microbial-induced calcite precipitation

GEOTECHNIQUE, 63(4), 302–312.

By: B. Montoya n, J. Dejong & R. Boulanger

author keywords: centrifuge modelling; dynamics; ground improvement; liquefaction; sands
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Construction Information Management System Implementation: Case Study

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139(4), 445–455.

By: J. Vaughan n, M. Leming n, M. Liu n & E. Jaselskis n

author keywords: Technology; Information management; Construction management; Computer software; Planning; Case studies; Benefit cost ratios
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Comparative evaluation of a viscoplastic power-law and rate-independent crystal plasticity in channel die compression

MECHANICS OF MATERIALS, 59, 126–141.

By: K. Havner n

author keywords: Channel die compression; Elastoplastic fcc crystals; Rate-independent theory; Viscoplastic power-law; Finite deformation
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Biogeochemical processes and geotechnical applications: progress, opportunities and challenges

GEOTECHNIQUE, 63(4), 287–301.

By: J. Dejong*, K. Soga*, E. Kavazanjian*, S. Burns*, L. Van Paassen*, A. Al Qabany, A. Aydilek, S. Bang* ...

author keywords: chemical properties; environmental engineering; ground improvement; remediation; soil stabilisation
TL;DR: The progress, opportunities, and challenges in biomediated ground modification include developing integrated biogeochemical and geotechnical models, management of treatment by-products, establishing the durability and longevity/reversibility of the process, and education of engineers and researchers. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Application of artificial neural networks to predict the bond strength of FRP-to-concrete joints

CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS, 40, 812–821.

author keywords: BPNN; FRP; Bond strength; Concrete
TL;DR: The results of this study indicate that the BPNN provides an efficient alternative method for predicting the bond strength of FRP-to-concrete joints when compared to experimental results and those from existing analytical models. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

An evolutionary algorithm approach to generate distinct sets of non-dominated solutions for wicked problems

Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 26(5-6), 1442–1457.

By: E. Zechman n, M. Giacomoni n & M. Shafiee n

author keywords: Evolutionary computation; Engineering design; Multi-objective optimization; Niching; Alternative generation
TL;DR: A new algorithm is presented, the Multi-objective Niching Co-evolutionary Algorithm (MNCA), that identifies distinct sets of non-dominated solutions which are maximally different in their decision vectors and are located in the same non-inferior regions of a Pareto front. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

A viscoplastic model for rate-dependent hardening for asphalt concrete in compression

MECHANICS OF MATERIALS, 59, 142–159.

By: V. Subramanian n, M. Guddati & Y. Kim

author keywords: Asphalt concrete; Viscoplasticity; Creep and recovery; Viscoelasticity; Permanent deformation; Compression behavior
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Simulation-Based Evaluation of Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity Maintenance Practices

JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING-ASCE, 139(6), 556–564.

By: J. Hummer n, E. Harris & W. Rasdorf n

author keywords: Simulation; Traffic signs; Retroreflectivity; Asset management
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Road Grade Measurement Using In-Vehicle, Stand-Alone GPS with Barometric Altimeter

JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING-ASCE, 139(6), 605–611.

By: B. Boroujeni n, H. Frey n & G. Sandhu n

Contributors: B. Boroujeni n, H. Frey n & G. Sandhu n

author keywords: Vehicle; Emissions; Highway; Road grade; Engine load; Speed; Acceleration; Vertical curvature; Distance; Global positioning system (GPS)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Performance-Cost Analysis of Stabilized Undercut Subgrades

JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT-ASCE, 139(2), 121–127.

author keywords: Construction; Cost; Cyclic; Geosynthetics; Lime; Rutting; Soil; Stabilization; Strength; Subgrade
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Nanoscale mechanical properties of concrete containing blast furnace slag and fly ash before and after thermal damage

Cement & Concrete Composites, 37, 215–221.

By: V. Zadeh n & C. Bobko n

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Multiphase Extraction of Light Non-aqueous Phase Liquid (LNAPL) Using Prefabricated Vertical Wells

GEOTECHNICAL AND GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING, 31(1), 103–118.

By: M. Gabr n, N. Sharmin* & J. Quaranta*

author keywords: Groundwater; Light non-aqueous phase; liquid (LNAPL); Multiphase contaminant transport; Low permeability; Model; Remediation technique; Soil
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Drift, strain limits and ductility demands for RC moment frames designed with displacement-based and force-based design methods

ENGINEERING STRUCTURES, 51, 128–140.

By: A. Vidot-Vega* & M. Kowalsky n

author keywords: Displacement-based design; Drifts; Reinforced concrete frames; Force-based design; Material strains; Ductility
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

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