Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Works Published in 2019

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2019 conference paper

Computational Geotechnics

Geo-Congress 2019. Presented at the Eighth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering.

By: A. Rafiei n, M. Rahman n & M. Gabr n

Event: Eighth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 24, 2020

2019 journal article

Development of a novel constitutive model for improved structural integrity analysis of piping components

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRESSURE VESSELS AND PIPING, 177.

By: N. Islam n & T. Hassan n

author keywords: Elbow low-cycle-fatigue; Uniaxial ratcheting; Multiaxial ratcheting; Strain-range dependence; Nonproportional hardening; Chaboche model
TL;DR: A constitutive model is developed, incorporating a novel and various advanced uniaxial and multiaXial modeling features for successful response simulations of stainless steel (SS) 304 short and long radius elbows subjected to internal pressure and opening-closing displacement-controlled cycles. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 21, 2020

2019 journal article

Do commercial buildings become less efficient when they provide grid ancillary services?

Energy Efficiency.

author keywords: Ancillary services; Energy efficiency; Commercial buildings; HVAC; Building controls; Demand response
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Crossref
Added: January 19, 2020

2019 article

Bayesian mechanistic modeling characterizes Gulf of Mexico hypoxia: 1968-2016 and future scenarios

ECOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS.

By: D. Giudice n, V. Matli n & D. Obenour n

author keywords: Bayesian inference; climate change; dead hypoxic zones; eutrophication; Gulf of Mexico; hindcasts and projections; process-based modeling; riverine nitrogen; uncertainty quantification
MeSH headings : Bayes Theorem; Ecosystem; Environmental Monitoring; Gulf of Mexico; Humans; Hypoxia; Oxygen
TL;DR: New geostatistical estimates of hypoxia derived from nearly 150 monitoring cruises and a process-based model are used to improve characterization of controlling mechanisms, historic trends, and future responses of Hypoxia while rigorously quantifying uncertainty in a Bayesian framework. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
14. Life Below Water (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: January 7, 2020

2019 review

Aligning evidence generation and use across health, development, and environment

[Review of ]. CURRENT OPINION IN ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY, 39, 81–93.

By: H. Tallis*, K. Kreis*, L. Olander*, C. Ringler*, D. Ameyaw*, M. Borsuk*, D. Fletschner*, E. Game* ...

TL;DR: The Bridge Collaborative presents principles and recommendations that help harmonize methods for evidence generation and use and provides detailed suggestions for how these recommendations can be applied in practice, streamlining efforts to apply multi-objective approaches and/or synthesize evidence in multidisciplinary or transdisciplinary teams. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 6, 2020

2019 journal article

Micropillar compression investigation of size effect on microscale strength and failure mechanism of Calcium-Silicate-Hydrates (C-S-H) in cement paste

CEMENT AND CONCRETE RESEARCH, 125.

By: R. Shahrin n & C. Bobko n

author keywords: SEM; Calcium-Silicate-Hydrate (C-S-H); Cement paste; Compressive strength; Size effect
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 6, 2020

2019 journal article

Queue-Based Guidance for Signalization Consideration at Two and Three-Legged Intersections

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2673(10), 416–426.

TL;DR: A data-driven method for determining the need for considering additional signalization analysis at intersections with fewer than four legs is developed, similar to the delay-based level of service D/E threshold for two-way stop-controlled intersections in HCM6 Chapter 19. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 6, 2020

2019 journal article

Investigations on fracture characteristics of geosynthetic reinforced asphalt concrete beams using single edge notch beam tests

GEOTEXTILES AND GEOMEMBRANES, 47(5), 642–652.

By: N. Sudarsanan n, R. Karpurapu & V. Amirthalingam

author keywords: Geosynthetics; Natural geotextiles; Single edge notched beam test; Fracture energy; Reflective cracking
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: December 30, 2019

2019 article

Trend Analysis on Adoption of Virtual and Augmented Reality in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industry

Noghabaei, M., Heydarian, A., Balali, V., & Han, K. (2019, December 29). (Vol. 12). Vol. 12.

By: M. Noghabaei, A. Heydarian, V. Balali & K. Han*

TL;DR: The research results indicate that Residential and commercial sectors have adopted these tools the most, compared to other sectors and institutional and transportation sectors had the highest growth from 2017 to 2018. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: December 30, 2019

2019 journal article

Internships and engineering: beliefs and behaviors of academics

Education+ Training.

By: H. Matusovich, C. Carrico, A. Harris, S. Sheppard, S. Brunhaver, R. Streveler, M. McGlothlin Lester

Source: ORCID
Added: December 28, 2019

2019 journal article

Evaluation of arsenic field test kits as a learning exercise for engineering students in global water and sanitation class

International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship, 14(1), 32–46,

By: J. Kearns n, A. Krupp, S. Hartman, K. Szogas n, M. Boskey* & J. Harrington*

Source: ORCID
Added: December 24, 2019

2019 journal article

Underrepresented groups in WaSH – the overlooked role of chemical toxicants in water and health

Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 9, 4.

By: J. Kearns n, M. Bentley*, P. Mokashi n, J. Redmon* & K. Levine*

author keywords: chemicals; drinking water; health; inorganic; organic; toxicants
TL;DR: A systematic review of the Journal of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Development and oral/poster presentations given at the UNC Water & Health Conference concludes that a rapid, major effort to address toxic chemicals in WaSH is necessary to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals for universal access to safe and affordable drinking water by 2030. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: December 24, 2019

2019 journal article

Durability of CFRP strands used for prestressing of concrete structural members

CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS, 228.

By: O. Khalafalla n, M. Pour-Ghaz n, A. ElSafty* & S. Rizkalla n

author keywords: Durability; CFRP strands; Sustained load; Environmental conditions
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: December 16, 2019

2019 journal article

Enhancement of Coal Ash Compressibility Parameters Using Microbial-Induced Carbonate Precipitation

Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 145(5), 04019018.

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 16, 2019

2019 journal article

Complete spatial model calibration

The Annals of Applied Statistics, 13(2), 746–766.

By: Y. Huang, B. Reich, M. Fuentes & A. Sankarasubramanian

author keywords: Bayesian methods; calibration; spatial statistics
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 15, 2019

2019 journal article

Limitations of univariate linear bias correction in yielding cross‐correlation between monthly precipitation and temperature

International Journal of Climatology, 39(11), 4479–4496.

author keywords: bias correction; bootstrapping; cross-correlation; Fisher z-transformation; precipitation; temperature; univariate
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 15, 2019

2019 journal article

Seismic Repair of Circular Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns by Plastic Hinge Relocation with Grouted Annular Ring

Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 1–35.

By: Z. Krish n, M. Kowalsky n & J. Nau n

author keywords: Plastic hinge relocation; repair; RC bridge column; earthquake; traditional materials; fractured bars; buckled bars; analytical model
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Crossref
Added: December 15, 2019

2019 journal article

1,4-Dioxane in drinking water: emerging for 40 years and still unregulated

Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health, 7, 117–125.

By: A. McElroy n, M. Hyman n & D. Knappe n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 15, 2019

2019 journal article

Nitrogen Gas Fixation and Conversion to Ammonium Using Microbial Electrolysis Cells

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 7(3), 3511–3519.

author keywords: Nitrogen fixation; Ammonium production; Haber-Bosch; Microbial electrochemical technology; Geobacter
TL;DR: This study explored the possibility of converting N2 into NH4+ using anaerobic, single-chamber microbial electrolysis cells (MECs) and found that the presence of NH4+, which can inhibit the activity of the nitrogenase enzyme, did not significantly reduce N2 fixation rates. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Crossref
Added: December 15, 2019

2019 journal article

A method to select general circulation models for pavement performance evaluation

International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 1–13.

author keywords: Pavement performance; climate change; model selection; effective temperature
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (OpenAlex)
Source: Crossref
Added: December 15, 2019

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