IAFSE-SEBE: Civil and Environmental Engineering

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2006
1 Citation (Scopus)

Structural topology optimization based on virtual testing with general constraints

Belegundu, A. D., Rajan, S., Wuppalapati, S., Nandakwang, P., Gianforcaro, R. & Ville, J. S., 2006, Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. Vol. 7. p. 4757-4766 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Structural optimization
Shape optimization
Testing
3 Citations (Scopus)

The application of rapid small-scale column tests in iron-based packed bed arsenic treatment systems

Badruzzaman, M. & Westerhoff, P., 2006, ACS Symposium Series. Vol. 915. p. 268-283 16 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 915).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Packed beds
Arsenic
Iron
Adsorption
Adsorbents

Trace metal and nitrate occurrence in tap water for eight mexican states along the US-Mexico border

Westerhoff, P., Navarro-Aragon, J., Badruzzman, M. & Esparza-Soto, M., 2006, 2006 Inorganics Contaminants Workshop Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

trace metal
Nitrates
nitrate
Water
water
7 Citations (Scopus)

Unsaturated flow flux assessment for evapotranspirative cover compliance

Kavazanjian, E., Gross, B. A. & Hadj-Hamou, T., 2006, Geotechnical Special Publication. 147 ed. p. 634-645 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

unsaturated flow
compliance
Lysimeters
Fluxes
lysimeters

Use of RSSCTs to assist with arsenic treatment technology selection and full-scale O&M cost estimation

De Haan, M., Westerhoff, P., Sorg, T. & Acquafredda, S., 2006, 2006 Inorganics Contaminants Workshop Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Arsenic
arsenic
cost
Costs
9 Citations (Scopus)

Waste mechanics: Recent findings and unanswered questions

Kavazanjian, E., 2006, Geotechnical Special Publication. 148 ed. p. 34-54 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

municipal solid waste
Municipal solid waste
mechanics
Mechanics
earth pressure
2005

Administrative report of TC6 - Unsaturated soils

Alonso, E. & Houston, S., 2005, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Geotechnology in Harmony with the Global Environment. Vol. 5. p. 3477-3478 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

committees
soil mechanics
Soils
Soil mechanics
mechanics

Aerogel-GAC composites for arsenic and uranium removal

Westerhoff, P., Badruzzaman, M., Navarnoaragon, J., Coleman, S., Reynolds, J., Gammon, S. & Genetti, V., 2005, AWWA 124th Annual Conference and Exposition: The World's Water Event, ACE 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

arsenic
uranium
removal
1 Citation (Scopus)

ArsenXnp-A new hybrid sorbent for arsenic removal from drinking water

Sylvester, P., Westerhoff, P., Boyd, O. & SenGupta, A. K., 2005, AWWA 124th Annual Conference and Exposition: The World's Water Event, ACE 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

arsenic
drinking water
removal
8 Citations (Scopus)

Biofiltration for geosmin and MIB removal

Meyer, K. J., Summers, R. S., Westerhoff, P. & Metz, D., 2005, AWWA 124th Annual Conference and Exposition: The World's Water Event, ACE 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

biofiltration
acclimation
filter
biomass
boulder
5 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of measured and predicted skin friction values for axially loaded drilled shaft foundations in gravelly soils

Harraz, A. M., Houston, W. N., Walsh, K. D., Perry, C. R. & Houston, S., 2005, Geotechnical Special Publication. 130-142 ed. p. 677-688 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

gravelly soils
Skin friction
friction
shaft
skin

Contribution of wastewater to dbp formation: Case study of an effluent-impacted river

Krasner, S. W., Westerhoff, P., Chen, B., Amy, G. & Nam, S. N., 2005, 2005 Water Quality Technology Conference Proceedings, WQTC 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Effluents
Wastewater
Rivers
effluent
wastewater
3 Citations (Scopus)

Contribution of wastewater to DBP formation

Krasner, S. W., Chinn, R., Guo, Y. C., Hwang, C. J., Pastor, S. J., Sclimenti, M. J., Westerhoff, P., Chen, B., Chowdhury, Z. K., Sinha, S. & Rittmann, B., 2005, AWWA 124th Annual Conference and Exposition: The World's Water Event, ACE 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

disinfection
wastewater
absorbance
drinking water
organic matter

Designing material systems in the Anthropocene

Allenby, B., 2005, AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings. p. 12968 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Chemical engineering
Chlorofluorocarbons
Planets
Materials science
Systems engineering

Economical nitrate reduction for contaminated drinking water sources using hydrogenbased membrane biofilm reactor

Wright, W. F., Bowman, R. H., Chung, J. & Rittmann, B., 2005, AWWA 124th Annual Conference and Exposition: The World's Water Event, ACE 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

biofilm
drinking water
hydrogen
nitrate
membrane

Empirical and quantum mechanical models for emerging contaminant research

Lei, H., Snyder, S. A., Rosario, F., Westerhoff, P., Rogers, T. N. & Drewes, J. E., 2005, 2005 Water Quality Technology Conference Proceedings, WQTC 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Impurities
pollutant
3 Citations (Scopus)

Field and lab based evaluation of packed bed arsenic treatment systems

Badruzzaman, M. & Westerhoff, P., 2005, AWWA 124th Annual Conference and Exposition: The World's Water Event, ACE 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

arsenic
breakthrough curve
vanadium
silica
drinking water

Iron-impregnated GAC adsorbents for achieving multiple water quality goals (Arsenic Removal)

Westerhoff, P., Aragon, J. N., Karanfil, T., Dastgheib, S. A. & Guo, Y., 2005, AWWA 124th Annual Conference and Exposition: The World's Water Event, ACE 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

arsenic
water quality
iron
removal

Modeling THM formation in treated and reclaimed wastewater

Krasner, S. W., Chowdhury, Z. K., Sinha, S., Westerhoff, P., Chen, B. & Amy, G., 2005, 2005 Water Quality Technology Conference Proceedings, WQTC 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wastewater
wastewater
modeling
Potable water
drinking water
1 Citation (Scopus)

Parameters controlling the capacity of axially loaded drilled shaft foundations in sand, gravel, and cobbles

Harraz, A. M., Houston, W. N., Houston, S. & Walsh, K. D., 2005, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Geotechnology in Harmony with the Global Environment. Vol. 4. p. 1987-1991 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gravel
sand and gravel
gravel
shaft
Sand
22 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of the soil-water characteristic curve based on grain-size-distribution and index properties

Perera, Y. Y., Zapata, C., Houston, W. N. & Houston, S., 2005, Geotechnical Special Publication. 130-142 ed. p. 49-60 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

soil water characteristic
grain size
soil water
Soils
prediction

Preliminary investigation of generating electricity from wastewater via a single-compartment microbial fuel cell

Marcus, A., Lueptow, R. M. & Rittmann, B., 2005, SAE Technical Papers.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microbial fuel cells
Wastewater
Electricity
Electrodes
Water treatment

Using nanoscale materials in water treatment: Nanomaterials for arsenic removal

Westerhoff, P., Hristovski, K., Baumgardner, A., Badruzzaman, M. & Schoeder, J., 2005, AWWA 124th Annual Conference and Exposition: The World's Water Event, ACE 2005.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

arsenic
water treatment
removal
material
2004
3 Citations (Scopus)

Anisotropic viscoplastic continuum damage model for asphalt mixes

Tashman, L., Masad, E., Zbib, H., Little, D. & Kaloush, K., 2004, Geotechnical Special Publication. Tutumluer, E., Najjar, Y. M. & Masad, E. (eds.). 123 ed. p. 111-125 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

bitumen
asphalt
Asphalt
Asphalt pavements
pavement
2 Citations (Scopus)

Finite element analysis & design optimization in a distributed computing environment

Rajan, S., Belegundu, A. D., Lee, D., Damle, A. S. & St Ville, J., 2004, Collection of Technical Papers - 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference. Vol. 3. p. 1716-1726 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Distributed computer systems
Finite element method
Shape optimization
Cluster computing
Supercomputers

Lateral load tests on drilled shafts in cemented soil

Houston, W. N., Walsh, K. D., Harraz, A. M., Perry, C. R. & Houston, S., 2004, Geotechnical Special Publication. Yegian, M. K. & Kavazanjian, E. (eds.). 126 II ed. p. 1258-1269 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

shaft
Strain gages
gauges
Soils
Bearings (structural)
11 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term moisture conditions under highway pavements

Perera, Y. Y., Zapata, C., Houston, W. N. & Houston, S., 2004, Geotechnical Special Publication. Yegian, M. K. & Kavazanjian, E. (eds.). 126 I ed. p. 1132-1143 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

pavement
Pavements
suction
Moisture
moisture
3 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization modeling approach in the design of stable channel system

Carriaga, C. C., Tuncok, I. K. & Mays, L., 2004, Joint Conference on Water Resource Engineering and Water Resources Planning and Management 2000: Building Partnerships. Vol. 104.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

modeling
economic system
Drainage
Erosion
Hydraulics
2002

Fluorescence zone integration and its application to NOM fractions

Chen, W. & Westerhoff, P., 2002, ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints. 1 ed. Vol. 42. p. 532-536 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fluorescence
Humic Substances
Acids
Derivatives
Benzoic Acid
30 Citations (Scopus)

Pursuit of the simple performance test for asphalt mixture rutting

Witczak, M. W., Kaloush, K. & Von Quintus, H., 2002, Asphalt Paving Technology: Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists-Proceedings of the Technical Sessions. Vol. 71. p. 671-691 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Asphalt mixtures
Superpave
Asphalt pavements
Creep
Specifications
68 Citations (Scopus)

Tertiary flow characteristics of asphalt mixtures

Kaloush, K., Witczak, M. W., Roque, R., Brown, S., D'Angelo, J., Marasteanu, M. & Masad, E., 2002, Asphalt Paving Technology: Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists-Proceedings of the Technical Sessions. Vol. 71. p. 248-280 33 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Superpave
Asphalt mixtures
Plastic deformation
Creep
Testing
2001

Sulfur, A Plausible Contributor to Microbial Denitrification in Lightly Loaded Constructed Treatment Wetlands?

Wass, R. & Fox, P., 2001, Proceedings of the 2001 Wetlands Engineering and River Restoration Conference. Hayes, D. F. & Hayes, D. F. (eds.). p. 47-60 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

denitrification
wetland
sulfur
decomposition
effluent
2000
1 Citation (Scopus)

Automated design of steel trusses

Chen, S. Y., Mobasher, B. & Rajan, S., 2000, International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction. LaBoube, R. A. & Yu, W. W. (eds.). p. 411-422 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Trusses
Steel
Roofs
Costs
Genetic algorithms
72 Citations (Scopus)

Soil-water characteristic curve variability

Zapata, C., Houston, W. N., Houston, S. & Walsh, K. D., 2000, Proceedings of Sessions of Geo-Denver 2000 - Advances in Unsaturated Geotechnics, GSP 99. Vol. 287. p. 84-124 41 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

soil water
suction
Soils
Water
soil
24 Citations (Scopus)

Soil-water characteristic curve variability

Zapata, C., Houston, W. N., Houston, S. & Walsh, K. D., 2000, Geotechnical Special Publication. 99 ed. ASCE, p. 84-124 41 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

soil water characteristic
soil water
suction
Soils
Water
1999

Implications of soil aquifer treatment for sustainable water reuse on groundwater quality

Fox, P., Nellor, M., Arnold, B., Lansey, K., Bassett, R., Gerba, C., Amy, G., Yanko, W., Baird, R., Reinhard, M., Houston, S. & Drewes, J., 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Aquifers
Infiltration
Groundwater
Wetlands
Soils
2 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical performance of GRP rods used in nonceramic insulators after exposure to acid attack

Montesinos, J., Gorur, R. S. & Mobasher, B., 1999, IEE Conference Publication. 467 ed. Stevenage, United Kingdom: IEE, Vol. 4.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nitric acid
Oxalic acid
Acids
Brittle fracture
Sulfuric acid
2 Citations (Scopus)

Operation of multiple reservoir systems to control sedimentation in rivers and reservoirs

Nicklow, J. W. & Mays, L., 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sedimentation
Rivers
Scour
Sediment transport
Open channel flow

Optimal operation of soil aquifer treatment systems under uncertainty using genetic algorithms

Tang, A. & Mays, L., 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Aquifers
Genetic algorithms
Hydraulics
Soils
Infiltration
2 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal operation of water distribution systems for water quality purposes

Sakarya, A. B. & Mays, L., 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Water quality
Pumps
Mathematical programming
Nonlinear programming
5 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization approach to stable channel design

Carriaga, C. C. & Mays, L., 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Erosion
Hydraulics
19 Citations (Scopus)

The application of simulated annealing to the optimal operation of water systems

Goldman, F. E. & Mays, L., 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Simulated annealing
Water quality
Water distribution systems
Hydraulics
Water
1 Citation (Scopus)

Water resources management in developing countries and the role of world bank

Tuncok, I. K., Mays, L. & Briscoe, J., 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water resources
Developing countries
Economics
Water
1998
1 Citation (Scopus)

A cost based approach to design of residential steel roof systems

Mobasher, B., Chen, S. Y., Young, C. & Rajan, S., 1998, International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures: Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and Construction. Yu, W. W. & LaBoube, R. A. (eds.). p. 613-625 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Roofs
Steel
Costs
Trusses
Testing

New methodologies for optimal operation of water distribution systems for water quality purposes

Sakarya, A. B., Goldman, F. E. & Mays, L., 1998, International Conference on Hydraulic Engineering Software, Hydrosoft, Proceedings. Blain, W. R. (ed.). Ashurst, United Kingdom: Computational Mechanics Publ, p. 101-110 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water distribution systems
Water quality
Mathematical programming
Simulated annealing
Pumps

Prolonging fatigue life of structural components through shape changes

Gani, L. & Rajan, S., 1998, 7th AIAA/USAF/NASA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, p. 1082-1092 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fatigue of materials
Fracture mechanics
Mesh generation
Geometry
Nonlinear programming
1997

Structural optimization in electronic communication products

Rajan, S. & Nagaraj, B., 1997, Proceedings of the Conference on Optimization in Industry. Belegundu, A. D. & Mistree, F. (eds.). Fairfield, NJ, United States: ASME, p. 159-168 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Structural optimization
Microelectronics
Plastics
Ball grid arrays
Communication
2 Citations (Scopus)

Use of genetic algorithms for the automated design of residential steel roof trusses

Chen, S. Y., Situ, J., Mobasher, B. & Rajan, S., 1997, Proceedings of the US-Japan Joint Seminar on Structural Optimization. Frangopol, D. M. & Cheng, F. Y. (eds.). New York, NY, United States: ASCE, p. 43-54 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Trusses
Roofs
Genetic algorithms
Steel
Chromosomes
1996

Computer controlled filament winding technique for manufacturing cement based cross-ply laminates

Mobasher, B. & Pivacek, A., 1996, Proceedings of the Materials Engineering Conference. Chong, K. P. (ed.). New York, NY, United States: ASCE, Vol. 2. p. 1347-1356 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Filament winding
Laminates
Cements
Composite materials
Glass fibers
32 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of copper slag on the hydration of blended cementitious mixtures

Mobasher, B., Devaguptapu, R. & Arino, A. M., 1996, Proceedings of the Materials Engineering Conference. Chong, K. P. (ed.). New York, NY, United States: ASCE, Vol. 2. p. 1677-1686 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydration
Slags
Copper
Porosity
Hydrated lime