Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Civil and Environmental Engineering Department faculty.

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Submissions from 2003

Porosity dependence of the elastic modulus of lithophysae-rich tuff: Numerical and experimental investigations, B. Avar, Nick Hudyma, and Moses Karakouzian

Effect of drilled holes on the bending strength of large dimension Douglas-Fir lumber, R. H. Falk, D. Devisser, G. R. Plume, and Kenneth J. Fridley

Field Measurements of Shear Strength of an Underconsolidated Marine Clay, Moses Karakouzian, B. Burcin Avar, Nick Hudyma, and Jeffrey A. Moss

Comparison of In-Place Versus Laboratory Aged HMA Binder Properties, Moses Karakouzian, M. Dunning, Nick Hudyma, Bahri B. Avar, M. Bukhari, and Ashok K. Singh

Alkali-Silica Reaction - Possible Cause of Map Cracking in Gunite, Moses Karakouzian, Mehmet N. Okuyan, and Nick Hudyma

Knowledge and Reasoning for MEP Coordination, Thomas M. Korman, Martin A. Fischer, and C. B. Tatum

Confronting mold damage claims, D. N. Opfer

Fountains, golf courses, and music: Design projects in water resources engineering education, Thomas C. Piechota

Project-based learning in a freshman engineering course: University-high school partnership, Thomas C. Piechota, David E. James, and B. Gauthier

Hydrologic Impacts of Disturbed Lands Treated with Dust Suppressants, Vivek Singh, Thomas C. Piechota, and David E. James

Drought and the 2002-2003 El Niño in the Southwest U.S., Glenn A. Tootle and Thomas C. Piechota

Submissions from 2002

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Creep and Creep-Recovery Models for Wood Under High Stress Levels, Zhiyong Cai, Kenneth J. Fridley, Michael O. Hunt, and David V. Rosowsky

Wood and Wood-Based Materials: Current Status and Future of a Structural Material, Kenneth J. Fridley

Wood and Wood-Based Materials: Current Status and Future of a Structural Material, Kenneth J. Fridley

Shear Strengthening of Beam-Column Joints, Ahmed Ghobarah and Aly Said

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Biological reduction of perchlorate in ion exchange regenerant solutions containing high salinity and ammonium levels, Tina M. Gingras and Jacimaria R. Batista

A New Apparatus for Analog Modeling of Clay Smears, Moses Karakouzian and Nick Hudyma

Impacts of dust suppressant application on the quality of urban runoff from disturbed lands, Daniela Loreto, Jacimaria R. Batista, T. C. Piechota, and Vivek Singh

Impacts of dust suppressant application on the quality of urban runoff from disturbed lands, D. Loreto, J. Batista, and Thomas C. Piechota

Public sector design-build selection criteria, D. N. Opfer, Jaeho Son, and Thomas M. Korman

Climate variability and water supply of the Colorado River Basin, Thomas C. Piechota

Relevance of climate variability, climate change, and long-range forecasts to water agencies in southern Nevada and the Colorado River Basin, Thomas C. Piechota

Microbiological, limnological, and nutrient evaluations of the Las Vegas Wash/Bay system, Thomas C. Piechota, Jacimaria R. Batista, David E. James, and Penny S. Amy

Water quality impacts from surfaces treated with dust suppressants and soil stabilizers, Thomas C. Piechota, Jacimaria R. Batista, D. Loreto, V. Singh, and David E. James

Closure to "Development of Exceedance Probability Streamflow Forecast", Thomas C. Piechota, Francis H.S. Chiew, John A. Dracup, and Thomas A. McMahon

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Microbiological, Limnological, and Nutrient Evaluations of the Las Vegas Wash/Bay System, Thomas Piechota, David James, Jacimaria Batista, and Penny Amy

Simulating and Analyzing Incidents Using CORSIM and VISSIM Traffic Simulation Software, Srinivas S. Pulugurtha, Shashi S. Nambisan, Mukund Dangeti, and Mohamed S. Kaseko

Evaluation of the Default Parameters of CORSIM and VISSIM Traffic Simulation Software on Basic Freeway Segments Using Field Data, Srinivas S. Pulugurtha, Shashi S. Nambisan, Mukund Dangeti, and Mohammed Kaseko

A GIS Nonpoint Source Pollution Model for the Las Vegas Valley, Marcelo Reginato and Thomas C. Piechota

A GIS nonpoint source pollution model for the Las Vegas Valley, M. Reginato and Thomas C. Piechota

GIS and the development of a source water assessment plan, M. Reginato and Thomas C. Piechota

Reinforced Self-Consolidating Concrete Structural Frames, Aly Said and M. Nehdi

Rainfall Simulation on Disturbed Lands Treated with Dust Suppressants: Hydrologic Impacts, Vivek Singh, T. C. Piechota, and Vitor Ponte

Rainfall simulation on disturbed lands treated with dust suppressants: Hydrologic impacts, V. Singh, Thomas C. Piechota, and V. Ponte

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A dynamic simulation model of beach sand replenishment: a case study of Santa Barbara, California, David Turbow, Steve Norwick, and Sajjad Ahmad

Submissions from 2001

A decision support tool for evaluation of impacts of flood management policies, Sajjad Ahmad and Slobodan P. Simonovic

Integration of heuristic knowledge with analytical tools for selection of flood control measures, Sajjad Ahmad and Slobodan P. Simonovic

Dust Suppression Using Truck-Mounted Water Spray System, John A. Gambatese and David E. James

Seismic Rehabilitation of Beam-Column Joints Using FRP Laminates, Ahmed Ghobarah and Aly Said

Evaluating the Seismic Response of Deep Sandy Soil Deposits, Barbara Luke, N. Matasovic, and M. Kemnitz

Measurement of Socket Discomfort -- Part II: Signal Detection, Edward S. Neumann

Measurement of Socket Discomfort -- Part I: Pressure Sensation, Edward S. Neumann

Special events traffic management using ITS technologies: Application to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Alexander Paz, Didier Valdes-Diaz, and R. Silva-Delgado

Characterization of wet and dry weather flows from urban runoff in an arid region, Thomas C. Piechota and L. Bowland

Hydrological implications of the El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO): Observations and hydrologic forecasting, Thomas C. Piechota, Francis H.S. Chiew, and John A. Dracup

Development of an Exceedance Probability Streamflow Forecast, Thomas C. Piechota, Francis H.S. Chiew, John A. Dracup, and Thomas A. McMahon

Development of Exceedance Probability Streamflow Forecast, Thomas C. Piechota, Francis H.S. Chiew, John A. Dracup, and Thomas A. McMahon

Streamflow variability and reconstruction for the Colorado River Basin, Thomas C. Piechota, Hugo G. Hidalgo, and John A. Dracup

Using Genetic Algorithms to Evaluate Aircraft Ground Holding Policy Under Static Conditions, Srinivas S. Pulugurtha and Shashi S. Nambisan

Submissions from 2000

System Dynamics Modeling of Reservoir Operations for Flood Management, Sajjad Ahmad and Slobodan P. Simonovic

Streamflow variability, seasonal forecasting and water resources systems, Francis H.S. Chiew, Thomas A. McMahon, S. L. Zhou, and Thomas C. Piechota

Safety in a Designer's Hands, John A. Gambatese

Alternative PCA-based regression procedures in dendroclimatic reconstructions, Hugo G. Hidalgo, Thomas C. Piechota, and John A. Dracup

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Alternative principal components regression procedures for dendrohydrologic reconstructions, Hugo G. Hidalgo, Thomas C. Piechota, and John A. Dracup

Characterization of wet and dry weather urban runoff, Thomas C. Piechota and Luke Bowland

Use of long-range exceedance probability forecasts in management of water resource systems, Thomas C. Piechota, Francis H.S. Chiew, and John A. Dracup

Storm Water: Asset not Liability, Thomas C. Piechota and Susan Dallman

Submissions from 1998

El Nino/Southern Oscillation and Australian Rainfall, Streamflow and Drought: Links and Potential for Forecasting, Francis H.S. Chiew, Thomas C. Piechota, John A. Dracup, and Thomas A. McMahon

Links between some north and central Peruvian Coast streamflows and El Nino Southern Oscillation, Felipe Gutierrez, Thomas C. Piechota, and John A. Dracup

Interference Assemblies, Richard R. Little, G. R. Frederick, and B. K. Park

Application of SASW Method Underwater, Barbara Luke and Kenneth H. Stokoe II

System selection, benefits, and financial feasibility of implementing an advanced public transportation system, Fred A. Ohene and Mohamed S. Kaseko

Seasonal Streamflow Forecasting In Eastern Australia and the El Niño-Southern Oscillation, Thomas C. Piechota, Francis H.S. Chiew, John A. Dracup, and Thomas A. McMahon

Application of the UC-LLNL regional climate system model to the Malibu Creek Watershed, Thomas C. Piechota, John A. Dracup, and N. L. Miller

Evaluation of accessibility of urban transportation networks, Shashi K. Sathisan and Nanda Srinivasan

Submissions from 1997

Geology of Lima, Peru, Moses Karakouzian, Mario A. Candia, Richard V. Wyman, Mervyn D. Watkins, and Nick Hudyma

Long-range streamflow forecasting using ENSO information: Application to the Columbia River Basin, Thomas C. Piechota and John A. Dracup

Western U.S. Streamflow and Atmospheric Circulation Patterns during El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), Thomas C. Piechota, John A. Dracup, and Robert G. Fovell

Submissions from 1996

Interference of avian guano in analyses of fuel-contaminated soils, David E. James, Tod E. Johnson, and David K. Kreamer

Performance of Hot Mix Asphalt Using Coarse and Skip Graded Aggregates, Moses Karakouzian, Michael R. Dunning, Robert L. Dunning, and Jerold D. Stegeman

Measurements of Soluble Salt Content of Soils from Arid and Semi-Arid Regions, Moses Karakouzian, A. Pitchford, M. Leonard, and B. Johnson

Drought and Regional Hydrologic Variations in the United States: Associations with the El Niño/Southern Oscillation, Thomas C. Piechota and John A. Dracup

Submissions from 1995

A Modification of the Petrov-Galerkin Method for the Transient Convection-Diffusion Equation, James A. Cardle

Discriminant-Analysis of Hydrocollapse in Las Vegas Soils, Moses Karakouzian, B. Goertzel, Nick Hudyma, and P. Roullier

Experimental verification of hydraulic robot for remote handling of HLNW, Samaan Ladkany, S. S. Channarayapatna, and Mohamed Trabia

South American Streamflow and the Extreme Phases of the Southern Oscillation, Thomas C. Piechota, John A. Dracup, Ernesto F. Brown, Thomas A. McMahon, and Francis H.S. Chiew

On significance of route specific data for transportation risk analysis, S. K. Sathisan and K. Madhavapeddi

Lateral Load Distribution in I-Girder Bridges, K. M. Tarhini and G. R. Frederick

Submissions from 1994

El-Nino/Southern Oscillation and Streamflow Patterns in South-East Australia, Francis H.S. Chiew, Thomas A. McMahon, John A. Dracup, and Thomas C. Piechota

Multi-Barrier Borehole Canister Designs for a Tuff Repository, David E. James, Robert L. Skaggs, and Suneeta Mohansingh

Comparison of Traditional and Neural Classifiers for Pavement-Crack Detection, Mohamed S. Kaseko, Zhen-Ping Lo, and Stephen G. Ritchie