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1985 …2019

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Research Output

A Case Study of a Housing Development on Collapsible Alluvium

Thompson, R. W. & Houston, S., 2016, In : Unknown Journal. 2016-January, 264 GSP, p. 38-46 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Administrative report of TC6 - Unsaturated soils

Alonso, E. & Houston, S., Dec 1 2005, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Geotechnology in Harmony with the Global Environment. p. 3477-3478 2 p. (Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Geotechnology in Harmony with the Global Environment; vol. 5).

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

An automated triaxial testing device for unsaturated soils

Padilla, J. M., Houston, W. N., Lawrence, C. A., Fredlund, D. G., Houston, S. & Perez, N. P., Dec 21 2006, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Unsaturated Soils. 147 ed. p. 1775-1786 12 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; no. 147).

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

7 Scopus citations

An engineering and educational technology team approach to introducing new unsaturated soils mechanics material into introductory undergraduate geotechnical engineering courses

Ornelas, A., Sadauskas, J., Houston, S., Savenye, W., Ramirez, E. & Zapata, C., 2013, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

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

1 Scopus citations

An oedometer pressure plate SWCC apparatus

Perez-Garcia, N., Houston, S., Houston, W. N. & Padilla, J. M., Mar 1 2008, In : Geotechnical Testing Journal. 31, 2, p. 115-123 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Apparatus and procedure for an in situ collapse test

Mahmoud, H. H. H., Houston, W. N. & Houston, S. L., Dec 1 1995, In : Geotechnical Testing Journal. 18, 4, p. 431-440 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

A thermal consolidation model for pelagic clays

Houston, S. & Lin, H. D., Jan 1 1987, In : Marine geotechnology. 7, 2, p. 79-98 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Batch-type testing method for determination of adsorption of gaseous compounds on partially saturated soils

Houston, S., Kreamer, D. K. & Marwig, R., Mar 1 1989, In : Geotechnical Testing Journal. 12, 1, p. 3-10 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Case history of a collapsible soil fill

Kropp, A. L., McMahon, D. J. & Houston, S. L., Jan 1 1994, Geotechnical Special Publication. Yeung, A. T. & Felio, G. Y. (eds.). 40 ed. Publ by ASCE, p. 1531-1542 12 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; vol. 2, no. 40).

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

7 Scopus citations

Characterization of unsaturated soils: The importance of response to wetting

Houston, S., Jan 1 2014, Geo-Congress 2014 Keynote Lectures: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability - Proceedings of the 2014 Congress. 235 GSP ed. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 77-96 20 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; no. 235 GSP).

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

5 Scopus citations

Chlorination for control of biological activity during direct recharge of tertiary effluent

Fox, P., Wang, L., Johnson, P. C., Houston, S., Houston, W. N. & Brown, P., Jan 1 1998, In : Water Science and Technology. 38, 6 pt 5, p. 55-62 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

3 Scopus citations

Closure to "Method for Evaluation of Depth of Wetting in Residential Areas" by Kenneth D. Walsh, Craig A. Colby, William N. Houston, and Sandra L. Houston

Walsh, K. D., Colby, C. A., Houston, W. N. & Houston, S., Aug 31 2010, In : Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 137, 3, p. 299-309 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

5 Scopus citations

Collapsible soil engineering in highway infrastructure development

Houston, S., Houston, W. N. & Lawrence, C. A., May 1 2002, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering. 128, 3, p. 295-300 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Collapsible soils engineering

Houston, S. & Houston, W. N., 1997, Geotechnical Special Publication. 68 ed.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

23 Scopus citations

Compacted high-gravel-content subgrade materials

Houston, W. N., Houston, S. & Walsh, K. D., Mar 1994, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering. 120, 2, p. 193-205 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Comparison and Applications of the Thornthwaite Moisture Index Using GIS

Olaiz, A. H., Singhar, S. H., Vann, J. D. & Houston, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Geotechnical Special Publication. 2017-November, GSP 302, p. 280-289 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

1 Scopus citations

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

5 Scopus citations

Comparison of rock correction methods for compaction of clayey soils

Houston, S. & Walsh, K. D., Apr 1993, In : Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 119, 4, p. 763-778 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Comparison of rock correction methods for compaction of clayey soils

Houston, S. & Walsh, K. D., 1994, In : Journal of geotechnical engineering. 120, 9, p. 1641-1642 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Degree and extent of wetting due to capillary rise in soils

Al-Samahiji, D., Houston, S. L. & Houston, W. N., Jan 1 2000, In : Transportation Research Record. 1709, p. 114-120 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Development of T-Z curves for cemented fine-grained soil deposits

Walsh, K. D., Houston, S. & Houston, W. N., 1995, Journal of Geotechnical Engineering - ASCE. 12 ed. Vol. 121. p. 886-895 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations

Disciplinary diversity in the development of geotechnical engineering undergraduate education materials

Ornelas, A., Houston, S., Savenye, W., Zapata, C., Ramirez, E. F. & Corral, A., Jan 1 2015, IFCEE 2015 - Proceedings of the International Foundations Congress and Equipment Expo 2015. Anderson, J. B., Iskander, M., Suleiman, M. T. & Laefer, D. F. (eds.). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 2161-2168 8 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; vol. GSP 256).

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

2 Scopus citations

Down-hole collapse test system

Houston, S., Mahmoud, H. H. H. & Houston, W. N., Dec 1995, In : Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 121, 4, p. 341-349 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Effect of clod size on hydraulic conductivity of compacted clay

Houston, S. & Randeni, J. S., Jun 1 1992, In : Geotechnical Testing Journal. 15, 2, p. 123-128 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Effect of Desiccation Cracking on the Swell and Swell Pressure of Expansive Clay

Abbaszadeh, S., Houston, S. & Zapata, C., 2016, Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress 2016 - Proceedings of the Joint Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress 2016. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 2054-2065 12 p.

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

Effect of oversize particles on swell and compression of compacted unsaturated soils

Noorany, I. & Houston, S., 1995, Geotechnical Special Publication. 56 ed. ASCE, p. 107-121 15 p.

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

10 Scopus citations

Effect of soil replacement option on surface deflections for expansive clay profiles

Bharadwaj, A., Houston, S., Houston, W. N., Welfert, B. & Walsh, K. D., Jan 1 2013, Advances in Unsaturated Soils - Proceedings of the 1st Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils, PanAmUNSAT 2013. Taylor and Francis - Balkema, p. 551-556 6 p. (Advances in Unsaturated Soils - Proceedings of the 1st Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils, PanAmUNSAT 2013).

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

Effects of testing procedures on the laboratory determination of swell pressure of expansive soils

Singhal, S., Houston, S. & Houston, W. N., Sep 1 2011, In : Geotechnical Testing Journal. 34, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Evaluation of changes to soil suction resulting from residential development

Walsh, K. D., Colby, C. A., Houston, W. N. & Houston, S., Dec 21 2006, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Unsaturated Soils. 147 ed. p. 203-212 10 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; no. 147).

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

1 Scopus citations

Evaluation of in-place wetting using soil suction measurements

Walsh, K. D., Houston, W. N. & Houston, S., May 1993, In : Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 119, 5, p. 862-873 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Evaluation of in-place wetting using soil suction measurements

Walsh, K. D., Houston, W. N. & Houston, S., 1994, In : Journal of geotechnical engineering. 120, 9, p. 1649-1650 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Expansion index and its relationship with other index properties

Zapata, C., Houston, S., Houston, W. N. & Dye, H., Dec 21 2006, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Unsaturated Soils. 147 ed. p. 2133-2137 5 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; no. 147).

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

6 Scopus citations

Experiences with unsaturated flow modeling and unsaturated flow property determination for expansive clays

Houston, S. & Welfert, B., Jan 1 2014, Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, UNSAT 2014. Taylor and Francis - Balkema, p. 1149-1154 6 p. (Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, UNSAT 2014; vol. 2).

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

1 Scopus citations

Field implications of current compaction specification design practices

Walsh, K. D., Houston, W. N. & Houston, S., Dec 1997, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 123, 4, p. 363-370 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Finite element evaluation of deep-seated swell

Walsh, K. D., Houston, S., Houston, W. N. & Harraz, A. M., Dec 1 2010, Unsaturated Soils: Theoretical and Numerical Advances in Unsaturated Soil Mechanics - Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils. p. 731-736 6 p. (Unsaturated Soils: Theoretical and Numerical Advances in Unsaturated Soil Mechanics - Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils).

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

3 Scopus citations

Full scale test of periodic irrigation infiltration in a cracked and intact clay slope

Kuna, B. R., Walsh, K. D., Houston, S., Zapata, C. & Welfert, B., Nov 18 2013, GeoCongress 2013: Stability and Performance of Slopes and Embankments III - Proceedings of the 2013 Congress. 231 GSP ed. p. 828-837 10 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; no. 231 GSP).

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

1 Scopus citations

Geotechnical engineering practice for collapsible soils

Houston, S., Houston, W. N., Zapata, C. & Lawrence, C., Dec 1 2001, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 19, 3-4, p. 333-355 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations

Geotechnical evaluation of the design of post-tensioned slabs on expansive soils using the PTI third edition procedure for Arizona conditions

Dye, H. B., Zapata, C. & Houston, S., Dec 21 2006, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Unsaturated Soils. 147 ed. p. 355-366 12 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; no. 147).

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

Impact of natural site variability on nondestructive test deflection basins

Houston, S. & Perera, R., Sep 1991, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering. 117, 5, p. 550-565 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

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., Jan 1 1999, WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), (WRPMD 1999: Preparing for the 21st Century).

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

Infiltration considerations for ground-water recharge with waste effluent

Houston, S., Duryea, P. D. & Hong, R., Sep 1 1999, In : Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 125, 5, p. 264-272 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Influence of mineral montmorillonite on soil suction modeling parameters

Pedarla, A., Puppala, A. J., Chittoori, B. S., Hoyos, L. R., Zapata, C. & Houston, S., Dec 1 2012, GeoCongress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering. 225 GSP ed. p. 1126-1135 10 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; no. 225 GSP).

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

4 Scopus citations

Influence of soil cracking on the soil-water characteristic curve of clay soil

Abbaszadeh, M. M., Houston, S. & Zapata, C., 2015, In : Soils and Rocks. 38, 1, p. 49-58 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Influence of unsaturated soil properties uncertainty on moisture flow modeling

Dye, H. B., Houston, S. & Welfert, B., Dec 1 2008, 12th International Conference on Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics 2008. p. 2521-2528 8 p. (12th International Conference on Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics 2008; vol. 4).

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

Influence of Unsaturated Soil Properties Uncertainty on Moisture Flow Modeling

Dye, H. B., Houston, S. & Welfert, B., Mar 1 2011, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 29, 2, p. 161-169 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

In-situ testing methods for dynamic properties of MSW landfills

Houston, W. N., Houston, S., Liu, J. W., Elsayed, A. & Sanders, C. O., 1995, Geotechnical Special Publication. 54 ed. ASCE, p. 73-82 10 p.

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

38 Scopus citations

Interpretation and comparison of collapse measurement techniques

Houston, S., Houston, W. N. & Mahmoud, H. H., 1995, Genesis and properties of collapsible soils. Proc. workshop, Loughborough, 1994. Derbyshire, E. (ed.). Kluwer; NATO ASI Series C, 468, p. 217-224 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations

Interpretation of soil-water characteristic curves when volume change occurs as soil suction is changed

Fredlund, D. G. & Houston, S., Apr 1 2013, Advances in Unsaturated Soils - Proceedings of the 1st Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils, PanAmUNSAT 2013. p. 15-31 17 p. (Advances in Unsaturated Soils - Proceedings of the 1st Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils, PanAmUNSAT 2013).

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

39 Scopus citations