Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Works Published in 2014

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2014 journal article

Quantitative Analysis of Curing Mechanisms of Epoxy Resin by Mid- and Near-Fourier Transform Infra Red Spectroscopy

DEFENCE SCIENCE JOURNAL, 64(3), 314–321.

By: S. Cholake, M. Mada, R. Raman, Y. Bai, X. Zhao, S. Rizkalla*, S. Bandyopadhyay

author keywords: Epoxy resin; amines; FTIR; curing
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Psychological Antecedents of Risk-Taking Behavior in Construction

JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT, 140(11).

By: A. Tixier*, M. Hallowell, A. Albert, L. Boven & B. Kleiner

author keywords: Safety; Emotions; Risk taking; Risk; Labor and personnel issues
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Performance evaluation of different repair concretes proposed for an existing deteriorated jetty structure

Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 28(4).

By: F. Ghasemzadeh, S. Sajedi, M. Shekarchi, H. Layssi & M. Hallaji

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

2014 journal article

Nano-mechanical properties of internally cured kenaf fiber reinforced concrete using nanoindentation

CEMENT & CONCRETE COMPOSITES, 52, 9–17.

By: V. Zadeh n & C. Bobko n

author keywords: Hydration products; Interfacial transition zone; Microstructure; Mechanical properties; Internal curing
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Modeling the impact of subject and opponent vehicles on crash severity in two-vehicle collisions

Transportation Research Record, (2432), 53–64.

By: G. Tarrao, M. Coelho & N. Rouphail

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

2014 journal article

Modeling a continuous flow ultraviolet Light Emitting Diode reactor using computational fluid dynamics

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE, 116, 524–535.

By: R. Jenny n, O. Simmons n, M. Shatalov* & J. Ducoste n

Contributors: R. Jenny n, O. Simmons n, M. Shatalov* & J. Ducoste n

author keywords: Drinking water disinfection; UV Light Emitting Diodes; Numerical model; Chemical actinometry; Biodosimetry
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Hydrodynamic characterization of Corpus Christi Bay through modeling and observation

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT, 186(11), 7863–7876.

By: M. Islam*, J. Bonner*, B. Edge n & C. Page*

author keywords: Hydrodynamic model; Corpus Christi Bay; Stratification; Hypoxia; Real-time monitoring; High-frequency radar
MeSH headings : Bays / chemistry; Environmental Monitoring / methods; Hydrodynamics; Models, Theoretical; Seasons; Texas; Water Quality; Wind
TL;DR: Large discrepancies exist between model-computed depth-averaged water currents and observed surface currents, which suggested the presence of a vertical gradient in the current structure which was further substantiated by the observed bi-directional current movement within the water column. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
14. Life Below Water (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Fertilization of Radishes, Tomatoes, and Marigolds Using a Large-Volume Atmospheric Glow Discharge

PLASMA CHEMISTRY AND PLASMA PROCESSING, 34(6), 1271–1290.

By: A. Lindsay n, B. Byrns n, W. King n, A. Andhvarapou n, J. Fields n, D. Knappe n, W. Fonteno n, S. Shannon n

Contributors: A. Lindsay n, B. Byrns n, W. King n, A. Andhvarapou n, J. Fields n, D. Knappe n, W. Fonteno n, S. Shannon n

author keywords: Large-volume glow; Atmospheric pressure plasma; Fertilization; Reactive nitrogen and oxygen species
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Enhancing Construction Hazard Recognition with High-Fidelity Augmented Virtuality

JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT, 140(7).

By: A. Albert*, M. Hallowell*, B. Kleiner*, A. Chen* & M. Golparvar-Fard*

author keywords: Hazard recognition; Safety training; Construction safety; Hazard identification; Augmented virtuality; Labor and personnel issues
TL;DR: A two-year research effort to develop a high-fidelity augmented virtual environment that helps develop workers’ hazard recognition skill through risk-free learning and immediate feedback andembed cognitive retrieval mnemonics to improve long-term retention of cues. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

A protocol for the use of computational fluid dynamics as a supportive tool for wastewater treatment plant modelling

WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 70(10), 1575–1584.

By: J. Laurent*, R. Samstag*, J. Ducoste n, A. Griborio*, I. Nopens*, D. Batstone*, J. Wicks*, S. Saunders, O. Potier*

Contributors: J. Laurent*, R. Samstag*, J. Ducoste n, A. Griborio*, I. Nopens*, D. Batstone*, J. Wicks*, S. Saunders, O. Potier*

author keywords: biokinetic models; CFD; complex systems; fluid motion; multi-phase flow; transport models
MeSH headings : Hydrodynamics; Kinetics; Models, Theoretical; Sewage / analysis; Software; Waste Disposal, Fluid / methods
TL;DR: This paper proposes a protocol for an alternative use of CFD in process modelling, as a way to gain insight into complex systems leading to improved modelling approaches used in combination with the IWA activated sludge models and other kinetic models. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

2,4-D adsorption to biochars: Effect of preparation conditions on equilibrium adsorption capacity and comparison with commercial activated carbon literature data

WATER RESEARCH, 62, 20–28.

By: J. Kearns*, L. Wellborn*, R. Summers* & D. Knappe n

Contributors: J. Kearns*, L. Wellborn*, R. Summers* & D. Knappe n

author keywords: Pesticide; Herbicide; Water treatment; Charcoal; Low-cost adsorbent
TL;DR: Economic analysis showed that high temperature chars can be a cost-effective alternative to ACs for water treatment applications and increase pyrolysis intensity by increasing temperature and duration was found to positively influence adsorption capacity yield. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

The role of retrospective weather forecasts in developing daily forecasts of nutrient loadings over the southeast US

Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 18(8), 2885–2898.

Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Synthetic organic water contaminants in developing communities: an overlooked challenge addressed by adsorption with locally generated char

JOURNAL OF WATER SANITATION AND HYGIENE FOR DEVELOPMENT, 4(3), 422–436.

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

Contributors: J. Kearns*, D. Knappe n & R. Summers*

author keywords: biochar; charcoal; drinking water; herbicide; pesticide; Thailand
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Repair of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns Containing Buckled and Fractured Reinforcement by Plastic Hinge Relocation

Journal of Bridge Engineering, 19(8).

By: S. Rutledge n, M. Kowalsky n, R. Seracino n & J. Nau n

author keywords: Hinge relocation; Carbon fiber reinforced polymer repair; RC bridge column; CFRP anchors; Earthquake load histories
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Myristoylated Alanine Rich C Kinase Substrate (MARCKS) is essential to beta 2-integrin dependent responses of equine neutrophils

VETERINARY IMMUNOLOGY AND IMMUNOPATHOLOGY, 160(3-4), 167–176.

By: M. Sheats*, K. Pescosolido, E. Hefner*, E. Sung, K. Adler* & S. Jones*

author keywords: Neutrophil; Migration; Adhesion; Respiratory burst; Beta2-integrin; Inflammation
MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Animals; Antigen-Antibody Complex / physiology; CD18 Antigens / immunology; CD18 Antigens / physiology; Cell Adhesion / drug effects; Cell Adhesion / physiology; Cell Movement / drug effects; Cell Movement / physiology; Conserved Sequence; Horses / immunology; Horses / physiology; In Vitro Techniques; Intracellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins / antagonists & inhibitors; Intracellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins / genetics; Intracellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins / physiology; Membrane Proteins / antagonists & inhibitors; Membrane Proteins / genetics; Membrane Proteins / physiology; Molecular Sequence Data; Myristoylated Alanine-Rich C Kinase Substrate; Neutrophil Infiltration / drug effects; Neutrophil Infiltration / immunology; Neutrophil Infiltration / physiology; Peptide Fragments / genetics; Peptide Fragments / pharmacology; Respiratory Burst / drug effects; Sequence Homology, Amino Acid; Tetradecanoylphorbol Acetate / pharmacology
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that inhibition of MARCKS function significantly attenuates β2-integrin-dependent neutrophil functions including migration, adhesion, and immune complex-mediated respiratory burst, and strongly implicate MARC KS as a potential regulator of β 2-integrins in neutrophils. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Low-temperature properties of plant-produced RAP mixtures in the Northeast

Road Materials and Pavement Design, 15, 1–27.

By: D. Mensching, J. Daniel, T. Bennert, M. Medeiros, M. Elwardany, W. Mogawer, E. Hajj, M. Alavi

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

2014 journal article

Implications of warm-mix asphalt on long-term oxidative ageing and fatigue performance of asphalt binders and mixtures

Road Materials and Pavement Design, 15(sup1), 45–61.

By: F. Safaei n, J. Lee n, L. Nascimento*, C. Hintz n & Y. Kim n

author keywords: warm-mix; oxidation; fatigue; viscoelastic continuum damage; asphalt binder
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Implementation and verification of a mechanistic permanent deformation model (shift model) to predict rut depths of asphalt pavement

ROAD MATERIALS AND PAVEMENT DESIGN, 15, 195–218.

By: Y. Choi n & Y. Kim n

author keywords: permanent deformation model; rutting; shift model; shear flow; rut depth prediction
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

From Social Network to Data Envelopment Analysis: Identifying Benchmarks at the Site Management Level

Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 140(8), 04014028.

By: S. Abbasian-Hosseini n, S. Hsiang*, M. Leming n & M. Liu n

author keywords: Benchmark; Social factors; Data analysis; Internet; Construction industry; Contract management; Benchmarking; Social network; Data envelopment analysis; Social learning; Construction trades; Labor and personnel issues
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Experimental field testing of a real-time construction hazard identification and transmission technique

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS, 32(10), 1000–1016.

By: A. Albert*, M. Hallowell* & B. Kleiner*

author keywords: Communication; hazard identification; hazard recognition; health and safety; safety
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

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