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Submissions from 2020

InfoBridge(TM) in Research and Education, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

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Lateral Response of Drilled Shafts in A Moving Cohesive Soil, Mohammad M. Yamin, Mousa Attom, and Zahid Khan

Submissions from 2019

Protocols for Concrete Bridge Deck Protection and Treatments, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

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Drivers of Bridge Decommissioning in the United States, Başak Aldemir Bektaş and Ahmed Albughdadi

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Lateral Earth Pressures Acting on Circular Shafts Considering Soil Structure Interaction, Ali Chehadeh, Alper Turan, Farid Abed, and Mohammad M. Yamin

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Evaluation of Shear Geophones in MASW Testing, Zahid Khan and Mohammad M. Yamin

Submissions from 2018

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Characteristics of Decommissioned Bridges Final Report, Başak Aldemir Bektaş and Ahmed Albughdadi

Characteristics of Decommissioned Bridges: Findings from a National Survey and Analysis of the NBI Archive, Başak Aldemir Bektaş and Ahmed Albughdadi

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Assessing Bridge Characteristics for Use and Importance as Roosting Habitats for Bats, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Zachary Hans, and Brent Phares

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Most Likely Bridges as Roosting Habitat for Bats: Study for Iowa, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Zachary Hans, Brent Phares, Emmanuel Nketah, Joe Carey, Mary Solberg, and Kraig McPeek

Scour Management in Iowa Using Modified HYRISK, Mehrdad Morshedi, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, and Omar Smadi

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Nonlinear Regression Analysis for Side Resistance of Socketed Piles in Rock Formations of Dubai Area, Mohammad M. Yamin, Zahid Khan, Hesham Naggar, and Nasser Hai

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Design of MSE Wall with Reinforcing Strips using FoundationPro, Mohammad M. Yamin and Mohammad Obadat

Submissions from 2017

Next Generation Bridge Management Systems, MnDOT, State DOT High-Value Research Projects, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

Predicting NBI Condition Ratings from NBE Condition Data by Recursive Partitioning, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

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Use of Recursive Partitioning to Predict National Bridge Inventory Condition Ratings from National Bridge Elements Condition Data, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

Upgrading Bridge Rails on Low-Volume Roads in Iowa, Emmanuel Nketah, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Zachary Hans, and Nicole Fox

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Numerical Study of Contact Stresses Under Foundations Resting on Cohesionless Soil: Effects of Foundation Rigidity and Applied Stress Level, Mohammad M. Yamin, Ahmed Ashteyat, Izzaldin Al-Mohd, and Enad Mahmoud

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Solutions for Soil-Pile-Soil Forces in Pile Stabilized Slopes, Mohammad M. Yamin, Mousa Attom, and Robert Liang

Instrumentation and Monitoring of JEF-152 Landslide in Ohio, Mohammad M. Yamin, A. Budge, and Robert Liang

Submissions from 2016

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Pavement Marking Retroreflectivity and Crash Frequency: Segmentation, Line Type, and Imputation Effects, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Konstantina Gkritza, and Omar Smadi

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Upgrading Bridge Rails on Low-Volume Roads in Iowa: Final Report, Zachary Hans, Başak Bektaş, Emmanuel Nketah, and Brent Phares

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Problem Solving in Foundation Engineering Using foundationPro, Mohammad M. Yamin

Identification of Effective Next Generation Pavement Performance Measures and Asset Management Methodologies to Support MAP-21 Performance Management Requirements, K. Zimmerman, B. Allen, P. Ram, G. Duncan, Omar Smadi, K. Smith, K. Manda, and Başak Aldemir Bektaş

Submissions from 2015

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Next Generation Bridge Management Tools and Inspection, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

Performance Management by Assessing and Forecasting Bridge Condition: A Case Study from Iowa, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

Effects of Segmentation and Sampling of Pavement Marking Retroreflectivity on Crash Frequency Analysis, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Konstantina Gkritza, and Omar Smadi

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Naturalistic Driving Study: Development of the Roadway Information Database, Omar Smadi, Neal Hawkins, Zachary Hans, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Skylar Knickerbocker, Inya Nlenanya, Reginald Souleyrette, and Shauna Hallmark

Submissions from 2014

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Design of Geogrid Reinforced Earth Walls: Transition of Limits and Critical Surfaces, Izzaldin Almohd, Osama Nusier, Ahmed Ashteyat, and Mohammad M. Yamin

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Analyzing Mix Parameters in ASR Concrete using Response Surface Methodology, Fatih Bektas and Başak Aldemir Bektaş

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Experimental Study on Portland Cement Pervious Concrete Mechanical and Hydrological Properties, Ahmed Ibrahim, Enad Mahmoud, Mohammad M. Yamin, and Varun Chowdary Patibandla

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Recommended Laboratory Test for Predicting the Initial Retroreflectivity of Pavement Marking from Glass Bead Quality, Omar Smadi, Neal Hawkins, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Paul Carlson, Adam Pike, and Chris Davies

Submissions from 2013

Weibull-Based Bridge Deterioration Models for Iowa Bridges, Başak Aldemir Bektaş and Dimitrios Bilionis

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Using Classification Trees for Predicting National Bridge Inventory Condition Ratings, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Alicia Carriquiry, and Omar Smadi

The Relationship Between Asset Condition and Safety on Primary Roads in Iowa, Jian Gao, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Konstantina Gkritza, Omar Smadi, and Neal Hawkins

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Measuring Salt Retention, Neal Hawkins, Omar Smadi, and Başak Aldemir Bektaş

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Defining Bridge Preservation by Action Type, Michael B. Johnson and Başak Aldemir Bektaş

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Recommended Laboratory Test for Predicting the Initial Retroreflectivity of Pavement Markings from Glass Bead Quality, Omar Smadi, Neal Hawkins, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Paul Carlson, Adam Pike, and Chris Davies

Effect of Foundation Rigidity on Contact Pressure Distribution, Mohammad M. Yamin, Ahmed Ashteyat, I. Alldin, and E. Mahmoud

Submissions from 2012

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Production of Self-Compacting Concrete Using Jordanian Oil Shale Ash, Ahmed Ashteyat, Rami Haddad, and Mohammad M. Yamin

Iowa DOT Pontis Bridge Management System Implementation, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

Working with Pontis: Status in Iowa, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

CART Algorithm for Predicting NBI Condition Ratings, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, Alicia Carriquiry, and Omar Smadi

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Asset Management and Safety: A Performance Perspective, Jian Gao, Konstantina Gkritza, Omar Smadi, Neal Hawkins, Başak Aldemir Bektaş, and Inya Nlenanya

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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Temporary Work-Zone Pavement Marking Products, Neal Hawkins, Omar Smadi, and Başak Aldemir Bektaş

Submissions from 2011

A National Survey on Bridge Management, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

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Wet-Reflective Pavement Marking Demonstration Project, Neal Hawkins, Omar Smadi, and Başak Aldemir Bektaş

Bridge Preservation Action Classifications, Michael B. Johnson and Başak Aldemir Bektaş

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Roadway Lighting and Safety: Phase II - Monitoring Quality, Durability, and Efficiency, Omar Smadi, Neal Hawkins, and Başak Aldemir Bektaş

Submissions from 2010

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Analysis Method for Drilled Shaft-Stabilized Slopes using Arching Concept, Robert Y. Liang, Wassel Al Bodour, Mohammad M. Yamin, and Arash Efrani Joorabchi

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Design of Drilled Shafts for Slope Stabilization, Robert Y. Liang and Mohammad M. Yamin

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Three-Dimensional Finite Element Study of Arching Behavior in Slope/Drilled Shafts System, Robert Y. Liang and Mohammad M. Yamin

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Pavement Markings and Safety, Omar Smadi, Neal Hawkins, Inya Nlenanya, and Başak Aldemir Bektaş

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Limiting Equilibrium Method for Slope/Drill Shaft System, Mohammad M. Yamin and Robert Y. Liang

Submissions from 2009

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Lesson from Instrumented Slope Stabilization Project Using Drilled Shafts, Robert Y. Liang, Mohammad M. Yamin, and Wassel Bodour

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Interpreting the Behavior of Laterally Loaded Drilled Shaft from Measured Deflection Data, Mohammad M. Yamin and Robert Y. Liang

Submissions from 2008

Network Level Programming of Bridge Projects: Current Practice and Recommendations, Başak Aldemir Bektaş

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A Discussion on the Efficiency of NBI Translator Algorithm, Başak Aldemir Bektaş and Omar Smadi

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Stability Analysis of Slopes Using the Finite Element Method and Limiting Equilibrium Approach, Nezar Hammouri, Abdallah Malkawi, and Mohammad M. Yamin

Submissions from 2007

Design Methodology for Drilled Shafts to Stabilize a Slope, M. Christopher, G. Geiger, Robert Y. Liang, and Mohammad M. Yamin