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Department Research 2017

Journal Articles

  • Gao, Z., Liang, R., & Patnaik, A. (2017). Probabilistic lifetime performance and structural capacity analysis of continuous reinforced concrete slab bridges. Journal of Advanced Structural Engineering, 9, 231-245.
  • Kiania, B., Sajedia, S., Gandomi, A. H., Huang, Q., & Liang, R. Y. (2017). Optimal adjustment of ACI formula for shrinkage of concrete containing pozzolans. Journal of Construction and Building Materials, 131, 485-495.
  • Salem, A. I., & Donaldson, S. L. (2017). Weight and cost multi-objective optimization of hybrid composite sandwich structures. International Journal of Computational Methods and Experimental Measurements, 5(2), 200-210.
  • Toubia, E., & Elmushyakhi, A. (2017). Influence of core joints in sandwich composites under in-plane static and fatigue loads. Materials and Design/Elsevier. Retrieved from https://www.journals.elsevier.com/materials-and-design/  
  • Toubia, E., Emami, S., & Klosterman, D. A. (2017). Degradation mechanisms of balsa wood and PVC foam sandwich core composites due to freeze/thaw exposure in saline solution. Journal of Sandwich Structures & Materials. Retrieved from https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/journal/journal-sandwich-structures-materials 
  • Wang, H., Wellmann, J. F., Li, Z., Wang, X., & Liang, R. Y. (2017). A segmentation approach for stochastic geological modeling using hidden Markov random fields. Mathematical Geosciences, 49,145-177. doi: 10.1007/s11004-016-9663-9 
  • Yamin, M. M., Attom, M. F., & Liang, R. Y. (2017). Solutions for soil-pile-soil forces in pile stabilized slopes. Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 35(4), 1859-1869.
  • Zhou, D., Liu, Z, Liang, R. Y., Wu, H., & Wang, Y. (2017). A method to extract and eliminate TEM interference by metallic bodies in tunnel geological anomaly forecast. Journal of Geotechnical Testing, ASTM.

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

  • Bilgin, Ö., Tsimbelman, N., & Chernova, T. (2017). Variability in recompression index obtained from incremental consolidation tests. 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Seoul.
  • Eustace, D., Elmagri, H., & Hovey, P. (2017). Exploring contributing factors of injury severity of drivers of emergency vehicles in Ohio. 96th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings, Washington, DC.
  • Fayez, A., Eustace, D., & Hovey, P. W. (2017). Investigating the effect of vehicle color on crash risk. 6th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation (RSS2017), The Hague.
  • Hesham, R., Eustace, D., & Wu, S.-Y. (2017). Spatial analysis of alcohol-related traffic crashes in Ohio. 6th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation (RSS2017), The Hague.
  • Toubia, E. (2017, July). Reliability-based approach for sandwich core composites. International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering: ICCE-25, Rome, Italy.
  • Toubia, E., Morgan, A. B., & Elmushyakhi, A. (2017, December). Post-fire residual mechanical properties of a composite laminate—experimental study. CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, Orlando, FL. Retrieved from https://www.thecamx.org/

Invited Lectures

  • Liang, R. Y. (2017, January). Reliability based design of drilled shafts for slope stabilization. Symposium on Structural Reliability theory and Design Methodology, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.
  • Liang, R. Y. (2017, June). Drilled shafts design for slope stabilization, First World Transportation Congress, Beijing, China.

Posters

  • Hovey, P. W., Eustace, D. & Alfallaj, I. (2017, August). Regression tree analysis of crash severity related to work zones in Ohio. Presented at the 2017 Joint Statistics Meetings, Baltimore, MD.
  • Hovey, P. W., Eustace, D. & Alqahtani, T. (2017, May). Tree regression modelling of factors impacting severity of truck crashes in Ohio. Presented at the 2017 Spring Research Conference on Statistics in Industry and Technology, New Brunswick, NJ. 

Presentations

  • Bilgin, Ö. (2017, September). Variability in recompression index obtained from incremental consolidation tests. Presented at the 19th ICSMGE, Seoul, Korea.
  • Eustace, D., Elmagri, H., & Hovey, P. (2017, January). Exploring contributing factors of injury severity of drivers of emergency vehicles in Ohio. Presented at  the 96th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings, Washington, DC.
  • Fayez, A., Eustace, D., & Hovey, P. W. (2017). Investigating the effect of vehicle color on crash risk. Presented at the 6th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation (RSS2017), Hague, Netherlands. 
  • Hakim, I., Meyendorf, N., Schumacher, D., Sundar, V., & Donaldson, S. L. (2017, July). Volume imaging NDE and serial sectioning of carbon fiber composites. Presented at the QNDE 44th Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation 2017, Provo, UT.
  • Hakim, I., Walter, D., Sundar, V., Meyendorf, N., Browning, C., & Donaldson, S. L. (2017, July).Volume imaging NDE and serial sectioning of carbon fiber composites. Presented at the Smart Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation for Energy Systems. 
  • Hesham, R., Eustace, D., & Wu, S.-Y. (2017). Spatial analysis of alcohol-related traffic crashes in Ohio. Presented at the 6th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation (RSS2017), Hague, Netherlands.

Sponsored Research

  • Bilgin, Ö. (2017 - Present), Division of engineering research on-call services. ODOT, State.
  • Bilgin, Ö. (2017 - Present), Pile driving setup for Ohio soils. ODOT, State, $440,407.00.
  • Chase, D. V. (2008 - Present), Real-time system optimization for sustainable water transmission and distribution. Great Lakes Protection Fund, Private, $293,745.00.
  • Eustace, D. (2017 - Present), Safety effectiveness evaluation of median cable barriers on freeways in Ohio. Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), State, $40,000.00. 
  • Liang, R. Y., co-principal investigator. (2014-2017). Performance comparison of abutment and retaining wall drainage system. Highway Administration and Ohio Department of Transportation, Federal, $284,834.00. 
  • Liang, R. Y., principal investigator. (2015-2018). GeoMS maintenance and technical support. Highway Administration and Ohio Department of Transportation, Federal, $625,000.00.
  • Taylor, D. G. (2016 - 2017), Sustainability course development grant. University of Dayton, $2,500.00.
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