Browse Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering by Contributor "Hashash, Youssef M. A."
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(2018-12-03)In 2011, the Tohoku earthquake generated a tsunami that led to the devastating Fukushima nuclear power plant (NPP) disaster in Japan. This accident prompted a global effort towards re-evaluation of the seismic safety ...
(2017-04-21)Solving complex boundary value problems in geotechnical engineering requires a soil constitutive model that reliably captures the soil behavior under general loading conditions. However, soil behavior is commonly characterized ...
(2017-04-18)Site amplification functions are used to modify ground motions from a reference bedrock condition to a surface condition based on the geologic features of the site of interest. Site amplification has been extensively studied ...
(2018-07-16)The design details of concrete faced rockfill dams (CFRDs) have depended extensively on empirical relations and experience. Empirical relations may become insufficient, however, as the height of the dam increases, or when ...