Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Works Published in 2019

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2019 journal article

Effect of Health-Related Uncertainty and Natural Variability on Health Impacts and Cobenefits of Climate Policy

Environmental Science & Technology, 53(3), 1098–1108.

MeSH headings : Air Pollutants; Air Pollution; Climate Change; Humans; Models, Theoretical; Particulate Matter; Uncertainty
TL;DR: This study quantifies the potential for inaccuracy in climate impacts projected using too few annual simulations and employs an integrated modeling framework of the economy, climate, air quality, and human health to quantify the effect of natural variability on U.S. air pollution impacts under future climate and two global policies. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 22, 2019

2019 journal article

Natural Variability in Projections of Climate Change Impacts on Fine Particulate Matter Pollution

Earth's Future.

author keywords: air quality; fine particulate matter; climate change; natural variability
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 20, 2019

2019 journal article

Does Granular Activated Carbon with Chlorination Produce Safer Drinking Water? From Disinfection Byproducts and Total Organic Halogen to Calculated Toxicity

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 53(10), 5987–5999.

By: A. Cuthbertson, S. Kimura, H. Liberatore, R. Summers, D. Knappe, B. Stanford, J. Maness, R. Mulhern, M. Selbes, S. Richardson

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 17, 2019

2019 journal article

Comparison of analytical techniques to explain variability in stored drinking water quality and microbial hand contamination of female caregivers in Tanzania

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE-PROCESSES & IMPACTS, 21(5), 893–903.

By: A. Harris n, A. Pickering*, A. Boehm*, M. Mrisho* & J. Davis*

MeSH headings : Caregivers; Colony Count, Microbial; Drinking Water / microbiology; Drinking Water / standards; Escherichia coli / isolation & purification; Female; Hand / microbiology; Housing / standards; Humans; Hygiene / standards; Logistic Models; Models, Statistical; Public Health; Specimen Handling / methods; Specimen Handling / statistics & numerical data; Surveys and Questionnaires; Tanzania; Water Microbiology / standards; Water Quality / standards
TL;DR: This investigation compares the explanatory variables identified in the three different modeling methods to explain hand and water contamination: ordinary least squares regression, logistic regression, and classification tree and suggests there are benefits to using multiple analysis methods to assess relationships in complex systems. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 17, 2019

2019 journal article

An Unstiffened Eight-Bolt Extended End-Plate Moment Connection for Special and Intermediate Moment Frames

JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING, 145(7).

By: M. Morrison n, D. Schweizer*, S. Quayyum* & T. Hassan n

TL;DR: Bolted extended end-plate (BEEP) moment-resisting connections are prequalified for use in special and intermediate moment frames and the current limits of this prequalification dictate that these connections cannot be used in special moment frames. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 17, 2019

2019 journal article

Real-Time Image Localization and Registration with BIM Using Perspective Alignment for Indoor Monitoring of Construction

Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 33(5), 04019031.

By: K. Asadi n, H. Ramshankar n, M. Noghabaei n & K. Han n

TL;DR: This work has shown that real-time and frequent monitoring will enable early detection of construction performance monitoring problems in the under-construction sector. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: June 14, 2019

2019 journal article

Addressing how multiple household water sources and uses build water resilience and support sustainable development

NPJ CLEAN WATER, 2(1).

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 4, 2019

2019 journal article

Model applicability for prediction of residual soil apparent cohesion

Transportation Geotechnics, 19, 44–53.

By: C. Tang, R. Borden n & M. Gabr n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: June 4, 2019

2019 journal article

Flux modeling for monolignol biosynthesis

Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 56, 187–192.

MeSH headings : Biosynthetic Pathways; Kinetics; Lignin / biosynthesis; Metabolic Engineering; Metabolic Flux Analysis; Models, Biological
TL;DR: This review summarizes the recent progress in flux modeling and its application to lignin engineering for improved plant development and utilization. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: May 31, 2019

2019 journal article

Influence of storm timing and forward speed on tides and storm surge during Hurricane Matthew

Ocean Modelling, 137, 1–19.

By: A. Thomas n, J. Dietrich n, T. Asher, M. Bell*, B. Blanton*, J. Copeland*, A. Cox, C. Dawson* ...

author keywords: ADCIRC; SWAN; Inundation; Hindcasting; HSOFS mesh; OWI wind fields
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
14. Life Below Water (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries, Web Of Science
Added: May 28, 2019

2019 journal article

Calibration of inertial consistency models on North Carolina two-lane rural roads

ACCIDENT ANALYSIS AND PREVENTION, 127, 236–245.

By: D. Llopis-Castello*, D. Findley n, F. Javier Camacho-Torregrosa* & A. Garcia*

author keywords: Geometric design consistency; Road safety; Operating speed; Inertial operating speed; Driver's behavior
MeSH headings : Accidents, Traffic / statistics & numerical data; Automobile Driving / psychology; Built Environment; Calibration; Humans; North Carolina; Probability; Rural Population; Safety
TL;DR: This research aims to validate and calibrate inertial consistency models on American two-lane rural roads to enhance the assessment of road safety to the geometric design of both new two- lane rural roads and improvements of existing highways. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 28, 2019

2019 journal article

The Weather Research and Forecasting Model with Aerosol-Cloud Interactions (WRF-ACI): Development, Evaluation, and Initial Application

MONTHLY WEATHER REVIEW, 147(5), 1491–1511.

TL;DR: Results indicate that the WRF-ACI model provides the community with a computationally efficient tool for exploring aerosol-cloud interactions and is shown to be sensitive to the choice of autoconversion parameterization used in both the gridscale and subgrid-scale cloud microphysics. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 20, 2019

2019 journal article

Comparison of real-world vehicle fuel use and tailpipe emissions for gasoline-ethanol fuel blends

FUEL, 249, 352–364.

By: W. Yuan n, H. Frey n, T. Wei n, N. Rastogi n, S. VanderGriend*, D. Miller*, L. Mattison*

Contributors: W. Yuan n, H. Frey n, T. Wei n, N. Rastogi n, S. VanderGriend*, D. Miller*, L. Mattison*

author keywords: Ethanol; Octane; Real-world driving; Portable emission measurement system; Exhaust emissions
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: May 6, 2019

2019 journal article

Revisiting Relationships among Specific Surface Area, Soil Consistency Limits, and Group Index of Clays

JOURNAL OF TESTING AND EVALUATION, 47(2), 1392–1404.

author keywords: specific surface area; soil consistency limit; group index; clay platelet-water system; particle geometry
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 29, 2019

2019 journal article

Influence of Calibration Factors on Crash Prediction on Rural Two-Lane Two-Way Roadway Segments

JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING PART A-SYSTEMS, 145(6).

TL;DR: This research was subsidized by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry, and Competitiveness through "Ayudas a the movilidad predoctoral para the realizacion of estancias breves en centros of I+D 2016". (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 29, 2019

2019 journal article

Modeling chloramine decay in full-scale drinking water supply systems

WATER ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH, 91(5), 441–454.

By: H. Ricca n, V. Aravinthan* & G. Mahinthakumar n

author keywords: chloramine decay; EPANET-MSX; water distribution; water quality modeling
MeSH headings : Calibration; Chloramines / chemistry; Drinking Water / chemistry; Models, Chemical; Time Factors; Water Supply
TL;DR: A batch reaction model of chloramine decay over time due to autodecomposition reactions and additional reactions with NOM was developed and validated and the capabilities of the EPANET-MSX toolkit to model chloramine loss in a distribution network are explored. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 29, 2019

2019 journal article

Efficient Preconditioned Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction Approach to Compute Tall-Building Time Periods

PRACTICE PERIODICAL ON STRUCTURAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION, 24(3).

Contributors: A. Elmeliegy n & Y. Rashed*

author keywords: Soil-structure interaction; Iterative coupling; Tall buildings; Time period; Lateral loads; Base shear
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: April 22, 2019

2019 journal article

Debonding of microbially induced carbonate precipitation-stabilized sand by shearing and erosion

GEOMECHANICS AND ENGINEERING, 17(5), 429–438.

By: J. Do*, B. Montoya* & M. Gabr*

author keywords: microbially induced carbonate precipitation (MICP); bio-cementation; triaxial testing; impinging jet testing; erodibility
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 22, 2019

2019 journal article

Undrained cyclic response of silty sands improved by microbial induced calcium carbonate precipitation

SOIL DYNAMICS AND EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING, 120, 436–448.

author keywords: Undrained cyclic response; MICP; Silty sand; Fines content; Sporosarcina pasteurii; Cementation
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 22, 2019

2019 journal article

Nondestructive Method for Length Estimation of Pile Foundations Through Effective Dispersion Analysis of Reflections

JOURNAL OF NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION, 38(2).

By: V. Samu n & M. Guddati n

author keywords: Unknown foundation; Pile; Length estimation; Flexural waves; Reflection
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 15, 2019

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