Civil Engineering Sample Technical Reports  

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UHM/CEE/17-01 [8.4 MB PDF file]
The Workings of MAGLEV: A New Way to Travel
Scott Dona and Amarjit Singh

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 UHM/CEE/15-01 [20 MB PDF file]
Vulnerability of Hawaii Commercial Port and Harbor Facilities to Tsunamis and Hurricane Storm Surge and Wave Action
Ian Robertson

UHM/CEE/15-02 [15.1MB PDF file]
Impact Response Based on Timoshenko Beam Theory
Eid Khowitar, H. Ronald Riggs, and Marcelo H. Kobayashi

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UHM/CEE/14-01 [8.4 MB PDF file]
Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Buildings When Subjected to Tsunami Loads
James Yokoyama and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/14-02 [2.1 MB PDF file]
Evaluating the Effects of Tsunami Loading on Prototypical Steel Structures
Victor Cheung and Ian N. Robertson

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UHM/CEE/13-01 [5.5 MB PDF file]
Installation Of Seismic Instrumentation On The Kealakaha Stream Bridge
Solomone Tauaika, Ian N. Robertson, and Gaur P. Johnson

UHM/CEE/13-02 [5 MB PDF file]
Acquisition of Data From Seismic Instrumentation of the Kealakaha Bridge
Mehdi Ghalambor, Ian N. Robertson, and Gaur P. Johnson

UHM/CEE/13-03 [11.6 MB PDF file]
Development of High-Performance Fiberreinforced Link Slabs for Jointless Bridge Decks
Bryan Lum and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE 13-04 [14.6 MB file]
Development of Flexible Link Slabs Using Ductile Fiber Reinforced Concrete
Larus Larusson, Joel Reyes, Bryan Lum, Gregor Fischer and Ian Robertson

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UHM/CEE/12-01 [6.1 MB PDF file]
Generalized Processing of FBG/FRP Strain Data for Structural Health Monitoring
Gabriel Stockdale, H. Ronald Riggs, and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/12-02 [3.1 MB PDF file]
Small-Scale Experimental Study of the Effect of Nonstructural Mass on Debris Impact Forces
Keven Lau and H. Ronald Riggs

UHM/CEE/12-03 [1.1 MB PDF file]
Performance Evaluation of Concrete Bridge Decks Subject to Storm Surge and Wave Loads:
A Case Study
Thuydu N. Tran and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/12-04 [14.9 MB PDF file]
Performance of Corrosion Inhibiting Admixtures in Hawaiian Concrete in a Marine Environment
Joshua Ropert and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/12-05 [22.4 MB PDF file]
Verification of Fuse Connector Performance For Hybrid Masonry Seismic Structural Systems
Steven Mitsuyuki and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/12-06 [7.3 MB PDF file]
Hybrid Masonry Connector Plate And Headed Stud Small-Scale Wall Testing
James Aoki and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/12-08 [9.2 MB PDF file]
Final Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Specimens After Ten Years of Marine Exposure
Riza M. R. Gatdula, and, Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/12-09 [3.4 MB PDF file]
Use of Self-Consolidating Concrete For Bridge Drilled Shaft Construction
Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/12-10 [4.5MB PDF file]
The Effects of Windborne Debris on Saferoom Wall Panels and Fenestration Systems
Stephen T. Peters and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE12-11 [4.1MB PDF file]
Video Analysis of the March 2011 Tsunami in Japan’s Coastal Cities
Nguyen Ngo and Ian N. Robertson

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UHM/CEE/11-01
Pipe Performance Analysis for Decision Making at a Water Utility
Stacy Adachi and V. Amarjit Singh

UHM/CEE/11-02 [2 MB PDF file]
Atmospheric Chloride Deposition Rate for Corrosion Prediction on Oahu
Kyle Suzuki and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/11-03 [6.4 MB PDF file]
Connector Development for Hybrid Masonry Seismic Structural Systems
Seth R. Goodnight, Gaur P. Johnson, and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/11-04 [9.2 MB PDF file]
Hybrid Masonry Connector Development, Phase II
Reef Ozaki-Train, Gaur Johnson, and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/11-05 [37.8 MB PDF file]
Bore Impact Upon Vertical Wall and Water-Driven, High-Mass, Low-Velocity Debris Impact
Krystian Paczkowski, H. Ronald Riggs, and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/11-06 [14.1 MB PDF file]
Assessment of the Vulnerability of Oahu’s Coastal Bridges to Storm Waves and Tsunami Inundation
Daniel Lum, H. Ronald Riggs
and Ian Robertson

UHM/CEE/11-07 [2.7
MB PDF file]
Determining In-place Material Properties of Concrete in Drilled Shafts
Jennifer A. Abayon, Gaur P. Johnson, and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/11-08 [8.2 MB PDF file]
Constitutive and Numerical Modeling of Soil and Soil-Pile Interaction For 3D Applications and Kealakaha Stream Bridge Case Study
Shentang Wang, Horst G. Brandes, and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/11-09 [9.3 MB PDF file]
Precast Link Slabs For Jointless Bridge Decks
Joel Reyes and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/11/10 [7.2 MB PDF file]
Evaluation Of Seismic Retrofits For Post And Pier Foundation Systems
Eric Tomishima and Ian N. Robertson

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UHM/CEE/10-01 [17.8
MB PDF file]
Reconnaissance Following the September 29, 2009 Tsunami in Samoa
Ian N. Robertson, Lyle Carden, H. Ronald Riggs, Solomon Yim, Yin Lu Young,
Krystian Paczkowski and Devin Witt

UHM/CEE/10-02 [1 MB PDF file]
Lateral Loading on Vertical Structural Elements Due to a Tsunami Bore
Jillian Santo and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/10-03 [8.9 MB PDF file]
Uplift Loading on Elevated Floor Slab Due to a Tsunami Bore
Ming Ge and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/10-04 [2.9 MB PDF file]
Quantifying Segregation in Self-consolidating Concrete through Image Analysis
Daniel Johnson, Gaur Johnson, and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/10-05 [1.7 MB PDF file]
Development of Deflection Monitoring System For the Kealakaha Stream Bridge
Nathan D. Powelson Ian N. Robertson and Gaur P. Johnson

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UHM/CEE/09-01 [8.7 MB PDFfile]
Evaluation of Prototypical Reinforced Concrete Building Performance When
Subjected to Tsunami Loading
Yuriy Mikhaylov and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/09-02 [ 13.14 MB PDFfile]
Life-Cycle Cost Analysis of Home-Ownership
Kamal Prasad Gautam
Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation Committee:
Amarjit Singh, Chairman
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UHM/CEE/08-01 [6.6 MB PDF file]
The Effects of Gradation on Self-Consolidating Concrete
Cody Aihara/Gaur Johnson/Ian Robertson

UHM/CEE/08-02 [1.7MB PDF file]
Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Studs in Shear
Brendon Hayashi and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/08-03 [1.4MB PDF file]
Retrofit of Flat-Slab Column Conenctions Using CFRP Studs to Resist
Punching-Shear From Cyclic Loading
Dom Joavanni O. Cueva and Ian N. Robertson

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UHM/CEE/07-01
Static and Dynamic Properties of Various Sands Using a Simple Shear Apparatus
Jason Seidman and Horst Brandes

UHM/CEE/07-02 [7.2
MB PDF file]
Structural Health Monitoring Systems for Civil and Architectural Structures:
Lvdt-Taut-Wire Baselines, Crack Monitoring Devices, & Strain Based
Deflection Monitoring Algorithms.
Gaur P. Johnson and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/07-03 [9.6 MB PDF file]
Structural Properties of Coconut Wood
Aaron Erickson/Ian Robertson

UHM/CEE/07-04
Development of Breakaway Walls for Tsunami Loading
Robert D. Kleinman, Gaur P. Johnson and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/07-05 [3.5
MB PDF file]
Development of Self-consolidating Concrete for Drilled Shaft Applications in Hawai”˜i
Renee Ishisaka and Ian N. Robertson

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UHM/CEE/06-01
Permeability Theory for Polydispersed Collidal Cakes and Analysis of
Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Models
Aileen Ng and Albert S. Kim

UHM/CEE/06-02
Development and Application of a GIS Model for Mapping Liquefaction Susceptibility
in Maui
Peter Nicholson, Amy Thomas, and Carolyn Wallace

UHM/CEE/06-03 [5.9
MB PDF file]
Debonding Failure of Fiber Reinforced Polymers
Bhavna Sharma and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/06-04
Fate an Transport of Selected Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Recycled
Water Through a Tropical Soil
Sanjay Mohanty and Chittaranjan Ray

UHM/CEE/06-05 [6.5 MB PDF
file]
Island Mapping of Chloride Deposition Rate
Ronald R. Malalis and Ian N.
Robertson

UHM/CEE/06-06
Application of the Perfectly Matched Layers for Seismic Soil- Structure
Interaction Analysis in the Time Domain
Seung Ha Lee and Si-Hwan Park

UHM/CEE/06-07
Reconnaissance Following the October 15th, 2006
Earthquakes on the Island of Hawai`i
Ian N. Robertson, Peter G. Nicholson, and Horst G. Brandes

UHM/CEE/06-08
Performance of Admixtures Intended to Resist Corrosion in Concrete Exposed to a Marine Environment
Huiping Cheng and Ian N. Robertson

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UHM/CEE/05-01
Application of the Perfectly Matched Layer for Seismic Earth Dam-Canyon
Interaction
Arnaud Bossuyt and Si-Hwan Park

UHM/CEE/05-02 [1
MB PDF file]
Deflection Monitoring Systems in Static and Dynamic Conditions
Kainoa D. Aki and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/05-03
Flexural Testing of Cold Formed Steel Top Plate
Wa Lok Hoi and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/05-04 [15.2
MB PDF file]
Evaluation of Non-Destructive Techniques for
Corrosion Detection in Concrete Exposed to a Marine Environment
Donn Kakuda, Ian Robertson and Craig Newtson

UHM/CEE/05-05 [2.6
MB PDF file]
Laboratory Study of Concrete Produced with
Admixtures Intended to Inhibit Corrosion
Grant J. Okunaga, Craig Newtson and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/05-06 [3.2
MB PDF file]
Evaluation of Tsunami Loads and Their Effect on Reinforced Concrete Buildings

Kason H. Pacheco and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/05/08 [15.3
MB PDF file]
Shear Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Beams
Huiyun Zhang and Ian N. Robertson

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UHM/CEE/04-01 [2.0
MB PDF file]
An Interfacing Strategy for Fluid-Structure Interaction with Application
to Linear Hydroelasticity
Linlin Huang and H.R. Riggs

UHM/CEE/04-02 [4.5
MB PDF file]
North Halawa Valley Viaduct Load Test
Ian N. Robertson and Ryan K. Yoshimura

UHM/CEE/04-03 [54.5
MB PDF file]
Hawaii Superpave Demonstration Project: Measurement of Asphalt Mix
Design Parameters Using Image Analysis
Horst G. Brandes and Jennifer G. Hirata

UHM/CEE/04-04
Evaluation of Hydrological Balance At An Experimental Landfill Capping
Site in Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii
Clifton J. Miyasaki and Chittaranjan
Ray

UHM/CEE/04-05
Engineering Properties of Concrete in a Sulfate Environment
Scott Kidani and Craig Newtson

UHM/CEE/04-06 [3.3
MB PDF file]
Test of Cracked Prestressed Concrete T-Beam Retrofitted for Shear using
CFRP L-Shaped Plates
Jiabao Chen and Ian Robertson

UHM/CEE/04-07 [4 MB PDF file]
Final Report: Use of Advanced Composites for Hawaii Bridges
H. Ronald Riggs/Si-Hwan Park/Ian N. Robertson/Gregor Fischer

UH/CEE/04-08 [7MB
PDF file]
Test of Prestressed Concrete T-Beams Retrofitted for Shear
and Flexure Using Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers
Alison Agapay and Ian
Robertson

UHM/CEE/04-09 [127.1
MB PDF file]
Corrosion Susceptibility Of Concrete Exposed To A Marine Environment
John Uno, Ian N. Robertson and Craig M. Newtson

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UHM/CEE/03-01
Characterization of Asphaltic Concrete Using Imagepac 2002
Jennifer G. Hirata and Horst Brandes

UHM/CEE/03-02 [1.6
MB PDF file]
Seismic Monitoring of Dynamic Bridge Deformations Using Strain Measurements
Stephanie S. Y. Fung and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/03-03 [1.0
MB PDF file]
Computer Modeling of the Proposed Kealakaha Stream Bridge
Jennifer B.J. Chang and Ian N. Robertson

UHM/CEE/03-04 [1.7
MB PDF file]
Long-Term Performance Predictions of the North Halawa Valley Viaduct
Xianping Li and Ian Robertson

UHM/CEE/03-05 [4.5
MB PDF file]
Development of a Research Program for Corrosion of Galvanized Fasteners
Used in Cold-Formed Steel Framing
Edward P. Neville and Ian Robertson

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UHM/CE/02-01
Creep Characterization of Residual Tropical Soils for Engineering Design
and Analysis
Horst Brandes, Kerwin Chang, and Devin Nakayama

UHM/CE/02-02 [1.3
MB PDF file]
Development of the MIN-N Family of Triangular Anisoparametric Mindlin
Plate Elements
Yan Jane Liu and H.R. Riggs

UHM/CE/02-03 [4.4
MB PDF file]
A Primer for FRP Strengthening of Structurally Deficient Bridges
Si-Hwan Park, Ian N. Robertson, and H. Ronald Riggs

UHM/CE/02-04
Functional Models and Mathematical Methods for Decision-Making in Value
Engineering
Yue Zhang and Amarjit Singh

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UHM/CE/01-01 [4.1MB PDF file]
Properties of Concrete Produced With Admixtures Intended to Inhibit Corrosion
Phong Pham and C. Newtson

UHM/CE/01-02 [4.1MB PDF file]
Cyclic Testing of Slab-Column Connections with Slab Shear Reinforcement
James Lee and Ian Robertson

UHM/CE/01-03
Hysteretic Modeling of Flat Slab-Column Connections
Brain Enomoto and I. Robertson

UHM/CE/01-04 [4.4MB PDF file]
Seismic Repair and Retrofit of Reinforced Concrete Slab-Column Connections
Using CFRP
Gaur P. Johnson and Ian N. Robertson

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UHM/CE/00-01 [5.5MB PDF file]
Field Evaluation of Corrosion in Reinforced Concrete Structures in Marine
Environment
M. Bola and C. Newtson

UHM/CE/00-02
Characterization of Hawaii Superpave Asphalt Concrete Using Image Analysis
C. Nagata and H. Brandes

UHM/CE/00-03
Drained Creep Characteristics in Normally Consolidated Tropical Hawaiian
Soils
D. Nakayama and H. Brandes

UHM/CE/00-04
A Hydrologic Evaluation of a Surface Runoff Enhancement Cover Design
for the Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii Landfill
Stacie Young and C. Ray

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UHM/CE/99-01
Conceptual Design of a Mat-like Prestressed Concrete Floating Airport
Jeffrey Hanyu

UHM/CE/99-02
A Comparative Study of Hydroformed Sections for Automotive Frames and
Evaluation of Adaptive Mesh Refinement
Jaya Das

UHM/CE/99-03 [4MB PDF file]
Seismic Retrofit of Steel Trestle Bridges
C. Nakamoto and I. Robertson

UHM/CE/99-04 [4.1MB PDF file]
Long-term Structural Modeling of the North Halawa Valley Viaduct
Chun Dong and Ian Robertson

UHM/CE/99-05 [4.8
MB PDF file]]
Investigation of Thermal Effects and Truck Loading on the North Halawa
Valley Viaduct
Weng C. Ao and Ian Robertson

UHM/CE/99-06
Amorphous Clay and Its Influence on Plastic and Shear Behavior of a Colluvial
Soil in Hawaii
Yongshan Wan and Horst Brandes

UHM/CE/99-07
Modeling the Slope Stability and Creep Behavior of the Alani-Paty Landslide
Area, Manoa Valley, Honolulu, Hawaii
Horst Brandes

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UHM/CE/98-01
A 4-node Anisoparametric Mindlin Plate Element Based on the Tessler 3-node
Element
Liu, Y.J. and Riggs, H.R.

UHM/CE/98-02 [4.4MB PDF file]
Creep and Shrinkage Tests and Modeling for the Kealakaha Stream
Zaleski, A. and Robertson, I.

UHM/CE/98-03
Improvement of Engineering Properties of Tropical Soils Using Admixtures
Nicholson, P., Ding, M. and Kalani J.K.

UHM/CE/98-04 [4.4 MB PDF
file]
Creep and Shrinkage of Concrete – Use and Comparison of Current and Proposed
Predictive Models in the H3 North Halawa Valley Viaduct Project
Durbin, M. and Robertson, I.

UHM/CE/98-05
Incident Management in Honolulu
Kasamoto, K.D. and Prevedouros, P.D.

UHM/CE/98-06
Prediction of Long-Term Bridge Behavior Based on Short-Term Lab Creep & Shrinkage
Tests
Todd, D. and Robertson, I.

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UHM/CE/97-01
Review of Design, Construction, Operation and Maintenance Requirements
of Biofilters for Treatment of Contaminated Air
Gupta, A. and Babcock, R.

UHM/CE/97-02
Evaluation of Subsystem Variables: An Organizational Development (OD)
Study of Engineering Management Organizations in Hawaii
Shoura, M. and Singh, A.

UHM/CE/97-03
Characterization of Residual Organic Matter in Treated Wastewater
Guarin, R.D. and Babcock, R.

UHM/CE/97-04
Rockfall Hazard Index Evaluation and Mitigation for Temporary Excavation
in Volcanic Rock at Construction Sites
Cho, C. and Singh, A.

UHM/CE/97-05
A Comprehensive Analytical Strategy for Evaluating the Safety of Rock
Slopes
Gowda, R., Singh, A. and Kwong, J.

UHM/CE/97-06
Residential Roof Construction Fall Protection Analysis and Recommendations
Johnson, H. and Singh, A.

UHM/CE/97-07
Evaluation of Integrated Microscopic Simulation Models: CORSIM, INTEGRATION
and WATSim
Wang, Y. and Prevedouros, P.D.

UHM/CE/97-08 [3.8MB PDF file]
The Analysis and Design of Earthquake-Resistant Building Structures
Gao, W. and Robertson, I.

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UHM/CE/96-01 [4.2 MB PDF file]
Analytical Representation of Flat Plate Structures under Vertical and
Lateral Loads
Ambrose, C. and Robertson, I.N.

UHM/CE/96-02
Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse in Hawaii, Oregon, California, New Mexico,
and Oklahoma
Supalla, B.J. and Babcock, R.W. Jr.

UHM/CE/96-03
Development of Analytical Methods for Extraction, Concentration, and
Quantification of Ethylene-Dibromide, 1,2-Dibrom0-3-Chloropropane and
1,2,3-Trichloropropane
Uyema, A.K. and Babcock, R.W. Jr.

UHM/CE/96-04 [2.6MB PDF file]
Kealakaka Stream Bridge Replacement Project Seismic Instrumentation Plan
Stephens, T.W. and Robertson, I.N.

UHM/CE/96-05
A Study of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Ash for Use as a Construction
Material
Lee, M.T. and Nicholson, P.G.

UHM/CE/96-06
A Review of Transportation Technology Transfer in Non-Urbanized Areas
and the United States Pacific Islands
Smith, A.W.

UHM/CE/96-07
Noise Annoyance from Infrequent Helicopter Overflights: Analysis of Relations
between Residents’ Perceptions and Field Measurements
Bhamidipati, P. and Prevedouros, P.D.

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UHM/CE/95-01
Strength Variations and Compaction Problems of a Residual Tropical Soil
Nicholson, P.G and Kimura, S.A.

UHM/CE/95-02
Honolulu International Airport: Statistical Analysis of Characteristics
and Flows
Prevedouros, P.D. and Papacostas, C.S.

UHM/CE/95-03
Effects of Helicopter Noise on Rural Residents Away from Airports and
Heliports
Prevedouros, P.D. and Papacostas, C.S.

UHM/CE/95-04
A Simple and Effective Stress Recovery Approach for the Finite Element
Method
Chu, H. and Riggs, H.R.

UHM/CE/95-05
Liquefaction Potential and Cyclic Loading Response of Calcareous Soils
Ross, M.S. and Nicholson, P.G.

UHM/CE/95-06
The Suitability of Bentonite Amended Lateritic Elastic Silts for Landfill
Liners and Covers
Hee, B.H. and Anderson, S.A.

UHM/CE/95-07
Seismic Evaluation of H-1 Viaduct from Victoria to Keeaumoku, Honolulu,
Hawaii
Hong, Y. and Robertson, I.N.

UHM/CE/95-08 [5 MB PDF file]
North Halawa Valley Viaduct Instrumenation Installation Report
Lee, A. and Robertson, I.N.

UHM/CE/95-09
Computer Integration in Structural Engineering: Data Transfer Between
Drafting and Analysis Software
Iwamoto, R. E. and Robertson, I.N.

UHM/CE/95-10
Creep Effects and Deformation Characteristics of Selected Tropical Soils
Nicholson, P.G., Fujii, C.F. and Russell, P.W.