ENGINEERING RESEARCH PAPERS

civil engineering 2016 IEEE PAPER




Civil Engineering Journal
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Abstract Land subsidence is defined as gradually ground surface settlement in an aquifer due to the compaction of unconsolidated sedimentary deposits. Since in an aquifer, deposits consist of cohesive or non-cohesive alluvial soil layers. The consolidation theory cannot

Sustainability and Pollution Impacts at a Civil Engineering Project in Doha: Contractor Management Implications
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Abstract This is a research paper focused on assessing the Client's Engineer (PMC) managers/senior engineer's perceptions of sustainability management issues relating to a civil engineering project in Doha. In order to consider more implicitly the questions and

Waveform-Based Condition Assessments in Civil Engineering
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Deterioration of infrastructures under dynamic effects becomes a critical issue in regard to both safety and economic concerns. Deterioration itself is inevitable, but condition assessment technology and nondestructive evaluation techniques could provide solutions

Civil Engineering Journal
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Abstract In this paper the effect of nonlinear behaviour of concrete is investigated on seismic performance of a double curvature concrete dam. The Morrow Point concrete dam has been selected as the case study and dam-reservoir-foundation interaction considered in the

Civil Engineering Journal
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Abstract Soft computing is one of the most efficient tools for analysing risk taking in civil engineering projects. Therefore, in this paper, using Fuzzy C-means (FCM) technique as one of the most efficient and important classification methods in the area of soft computing,

Civil Engineering Journal
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Abstract Earth-fill dam safety and stability control during service period is important at the view point of economics and social security. Monitoring is very important to control dam security, to compare real action with predicted planning and to make good experience and

Civil Engineering Journal
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Abstract The increase of bored tunnels in the entire world has raised the question how to design the tunnel structure in an efficient way. This paper proposes a numerical approach to the Hyperstatic Reaction Method (HRM) for analysing permanent tunnel linings. The

Civil Engineering Journal
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Abstract Construction projects are implemented in different countries with heavy costs and some of the projects have been relatively or absolutely unsuccessful and even faced with irreversible losses after construction. Maybe, it is due to complexities related to projects or

Civil Engineering Journal
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Abstract In the current paper, the consolidation settlement of a strip footing over a finite layer of saturated soil has been studied using the finite element method. In Biot's coupled consolidation equations, the soil deformation and excess pore pressure are determined

A review on smart self-sensing composite materials for civil engineering applications
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A review on smart self-sensing composite materials for civil engineering

Civil Engineering Journal
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Abstract A comprehensive analysis of segmental lining joints can assist to guarantee a safe construction during tunnelling and serviceably stages. This paper has thoroughly investigated the interaction mechanism of precast concrete lining joints in tunnels. The

Civil Engineering Journal
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Abstract One of the main aspects of tunneling in urban areas is controlling the amount of settlement that might cause some damage to the structures and infrastructures. In this paper, the novel displacement monitoring system called Global Positioning System-Global

Civil Engineering Journal
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Abstract In Europe, most of the social housing heritage, built before the 1980s, suffers of architectural and functional obsolescence and seismic vulnerability, raising questions about the future of the cities and their inhabitants. In an era of environmental emergency and

Review on Application of Augmented Reality in Civil Engineering
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Abstract: This paper examines the concept of Augmented reality and its various applications in civil engineering. The concept envisages reducing, or rather eliminating errors that creep in during construction process due to human and other technical errors. The concept of

Department of Civil Engineering
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High Performance Concrete and its Applications in the Field of Civil Engineering Construction
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Abstract Concrete as a construction material is widely used in India with annual consumption exceeding 100 million cubic meters. Conventional Ordinary Concrete which is designed on the basis of compressive strength does not meet many functional

Heat transfer 1D modeling for Non Destructive Testing and Structural Health Monitoring for civil engineering structures improved by GPGPU
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Abstract Since the past decade, infrared thermography coupled with inverse models based on 1d thermal quadrupoles have shown their usefulness in civil engineering by first showing their ability to assess the quantitative non destructive testing of concrete repaired by

Assessing Contractor's Innovation Issues in a Large Complex Civil Engineering Project in Pakistan
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Abstract This is a research paper focused on assessing the main Contractor managers/senior engineer's perceptions of managing innovation issues relating to a civil engineering project in Pakistan. In order to consider more implicitly the questions and

A Co-training Mode for Civil Engineering Majors under the Context of Chinese High-speed Railway Internationalization.
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Abstract:China's high-speed rail internationalization has increasingly developed, but the quantity and quality of professional translators are far behind what's required and needed. In order to solve this problem, a co-training mode of cultivate translating talents was

Department of Civil Engineering
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A Research including e-learning platform based on Java Technology in Civil Engineering
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Abstract:Certain tools and technology, designing and construction parts arising throughout the e-learning platform that means to describe the intellectual and technical development of educational technology. With the development of computer technology, e-learning

AND PROTECTED AREAS: PROBLEMS AND EVOLUTION OF THEIR GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION ON URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND CIVIL ENGINEERING
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ABSTRACT: The constraints that urban development or civil engineering projects impose on certain areas often establish on them certain easements that must be specified in various graphic documents. These easements are constituted from the planning, or are

Enhancing Student Cognition and Affect through the Creative Art of Structural and Civil Engineering
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National discourse on STEM education urges educators to attend to the growing demand for a STEM-literate populace. At Princeton University, we aim to advance STEM-literacy of all undergraduates, regardless of major, by offering a rich variety of courses that enhance

MANAGING VALORIZATION OF DREDGED SEDIMENTS VIA AN INNOVATIVE MATHEMATICAL MODEL USED FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING APPLICATION
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ABSTRACT: Several years ago, global consumption of materials used in the field of Civil Engineering and especially materials for public works, has strongly growth. The use of marine and/or river dredged sediments presents a promising alternative to deal with the

and Optimization in Civil Engineering
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Abstract Many design optimization problems in civil engineering are highly nonlinear and can be challenging to solve using traditional methods. In many cases, metaheurisitc algorithms can be an effective alternative and thus suitable in civil engineering

Journal of Advanced Civil Engineering Practice and Research
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Activated carbon (AC) is used in different states of applications as a reliable adsorbent. AC has adsorptive, catalytic, electrochemical and other useful properties. AC is applied in water, wastewater and leachate treatments. AC is found to be effective in adsorption of

Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: Efforts Towards Immersion Of Sustainability InCivil Engineering Education
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Abstract Over the past several decades, there has been an increasingly urgent call for attention to the importance of sustainability and sustainable development and for action to effect change. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has been among the front-

Jute Geotextiles and their Applications in Civil Engineering
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Synthetic (man-made) geotextiles were first used in India way back in 1987 for riverbed protection when Calcutta Port Trust was building a massive guide wall in the estuarine reach of the mighty river Hugli opposite the Haldia Docks to extend the northern tip of Nayachar

School of Civil Engineering Faculty of Engineering
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1-Abstract This project investigates the underlying theory of a non-circular, curved-in-plan embedded retaining wall (referred to as an arched retaining wall for this report). The project used a method of analysis used to predict the behaviour of arched dams (the trial load

Landsat 8 Multispectral and Pansharpened Imagery Processing on the Study ofCivil Engineering Issues
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ABSTRACT: Scientific and professional interests of civil engineering mainly include structures, hydraulics, geotechnical engineering, environment, and transportation issues. Topics included in the context of the above may concern urban environment issues, urban

Department of Civil Engineering
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Page 1. Southern University Bangladesh Department of CivilEngineering Make-up Examination Routine (Spring-2016) Shift: Morning Page 2. Southern University Bangladesh Department of CivilEngineering Revised Make-up Examination Routine (Spring-2016) Shift: Evening

by: Boris Jeremic Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringUniversity of California, Davis May 31, 2016
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[1] JE Dennis, Jr. and Robert B. Schnabel. Numerical Methods for Unconstrained Optimization and Nonlinear Equations. Prentice Hall Engelwood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632., 1983. [2]

Department of Civil Engineering
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Objective The objective of this once-off course, offered as part of a 2-year project in collaboration with Polytechnique Montréal, is to address specific changes faced by technical leaders in the current age, and to aid participants towards better understanding and more

«Topical Problems of Architecture, Civil engineering, Energy efficiency and Ecology-2016» TPACEE 2016
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TPACEE conferences are held annually and bring together the professionals working on the issues of energy-efficient construction, ecology and the Arctic development. The first conference was held in Tyumen in 2000. Since then, the venue remains traditionally

Sustainability In Civil Engineering Education
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Abstract Throughout history, civil engineers have contributed enormously to the development of society and to the huge improvements in the standards of living. Their activities have certainly made some negative impacts on the surrounding environment,

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The City College of the City University of New York, 160 Convent Ave., New York, NY 10031.
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Seismic component devices are innovative structural elements designed to protect bridges during extreme hazards, such as earthquakes, by absorbing or dissipating input external energy. Two most commonly used seismic component devices are seismic isolators and

IALCCE2016 The Fifth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering
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City State Zip code Country Phone Cell phone Fax E-mail o Platinum€ 25.000,= Corporate Slides broadcasted on the main room screen at the beginning and end of one plenary session. Corporate Slides broadcasted on the main room screen at the beginning and

Multi-hazard Approaches to Civil Infrastructure Engineering
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Natural and anthropogenic hazards cause billions of dollars of damage every year around the world, as well as several thousand fatalities and injuries and other societal impacts. The frequency of damaging natural events is expected to increase due to climate change, and

smart window integrated by luminescent solar concentrators into the building envelope–large-scale application: main facade of Civil Engineering building of TU
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SMART WINDOW INTEGRATION INTO THE BUILDING ENVELOPE Implementation of a smart window integrated by luminescent solar concentrators into the building envelope– large-scale application: main facade of CivilEngineering building of TU Delft I. Papathanasiou

CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING Ph. D. AND MS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Revised: 04/04/2016 Graduate Council Approval: May 20, 2016
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A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)– General Test; Three letters of recommendation; Official Transcripts with translation, if needed; TOEFL or IELTS: English proficiency examination for international applicants

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
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Page 1. Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Fifth International Symposium on Naturalistic Driving Research 30th August 2016 Amrita Goswamy*, Shauna Hallmark, Omar Smadi, Institute for Transportation, Iowa State University. References 1) NWZSIC.

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING
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Abstract Water is crucial not only for sustaining life but also for socio-economic development of a country. However, its availability in the right quality remains a great challenge. Groundwater is presently one of the major sources of water supply in Kiambu town and its

GEOTECHNICAL RISKS IN LARGE CIVIL ENGINEERING PROJECTS
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ABSTRACT All civil engineering projects (buildings, roads, bridges, dams, tunnels and water tanks..) are constructed on, with, or in the ground. Engineers are required to identify and avoid the major risks posed by ground conditions. During the last decade there has been

Project-Based Learning in Civil Engineering Education: an Experience at the University of
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Abstract To be professionally successful today, Engineers must have more than technical competence. Social skills are increasingly required, as well as good ability for problem solving. Therefore, Engineering education should be designed to help students develop

Infusing Information Literacy into Civil Engineering Curricula
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As information technology advances and the need for effective communication skills in engineering practice becomes even more important, it is essential that engineering educators encourage undergraduate students to develop and improve their

THE EFFECT OF GEOTECHNICAL PROPERTIES ON CIVIL ENGINEERINGSTRUCTURES IN CROSS RIVER STATE, SOUTH-SOUTH REGION OF NIGERIA
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Abstract: Statistics of structures such as roads, buildings, dams and bridges have increased throughout Nigeria in particular Cross River State in the South-South region. Foundation failures is becoming a menance hence these studies becomes a necessity, Virtually all

COMPOSITION AND MEMBERS OF BOARD OF STUDIES IN CIVIL ENGINEERING(2014-15 2015-16)
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GVP COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (Autonomous) (Approved by AICTE, Affiliated to JNTU-Kakinada) COMPOSITION AND MEMBERS OF BOARD OF STUDIES IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (2014-15 2015-16) Dr. G. Papa Rao Professor, Department of Civil Engineering,

Carbon Nanotube and Civil Engineering
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Abstract: The construction of roads on soft clay soils is a challenging task and therefore considered as one of the biggest concerns in geotechnical engineering. The utilization of soft soils in tropical regions is currently low, although construction on them has become

Analyzing Uncertainty in Civil Engineering
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Abstract This talk is meant as a survey of uncertainty analysis in civil engineering with an emphasis on one of the unifying models: random sets. After a brief historical note about probability in civil engineering, various fundamental questions are addressed: sources of

A FIRST APPROACH: TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE CIVIL ENGINEERINGWORKS WITH PRECAST CONCRETE SOLUTIONS
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Abstract. Most of the advances carried out to set standardized methodologies to quantify the contribution to sustainabilize the construction are linked to buildings rather than infrastructures, and much more in particular to housing [1]. Global impact on housing are

APPLICATION OF POLYMER COMPOSITES IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
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ABSTRACT There is a growing concern with worldwide deterioration of traditional materials such as concrete, steel, and timber. Recently, attention has shifted to the use of fiber reinforced polymer composites (FRPs) as alternative materials. Polymers provide huge

Building Information Management and Modelling Teaching in GeospatialEngineering, Civil Engineering and Architecture
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SUMMARY Building information modelling is currently an emerging technology within the building industry in the UK and in China as well as throughout the world. The departments of Civil Engineering and Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Nottingham

CIVIL ENGINEERING PRESENT PROBLEMS, INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
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A term project relates to an original undertaking which has a specific aim, clear start/finish dates and all resources are allocated to particular tasks. Project management requires a coordination of activities of all stakeholders involved in the undertaking. However,

Analysis of Results of Final Semester of BE (Civil Engineering), 2014 of Purbanchal University using Weka Tool: A mini Research
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Abstract-Data mining has been used as a very important tool in many areas of research, industry and business. This paper focuses on the application of data mining tool in educational domain to analyze the results of final semester examination to find out causes

A STUDY OF MAJOR STAKEHOLDERS'PERCEPTION ON COST ESTIMATE FACTORS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING PROJECT IN NIGERIA
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Abstract The interest of whom Quantity Surveyors and Civil/Structural Engineers represent dictate their disposition to civil engineering project cost estimate factors, although it does not lead to either total agreement or disagreement. The opinion of these professionals was

Quantitative Literacy Practices in Civil Engineering Study: Designs for Teaching and Learning
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Higher education needs to produce increasing numbers of good quality graduates. Included herein is the need for graduates that can engage in high level quantitative literacy practices, which requires designs for learning that understand how texts are constructed through

OPTIMIZATION, METAHEURISTICS AND EVOLUTIONARY ALGORITHMS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
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