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  • RE-0756-01: Effectiveness of Mechanical Treatment of Crack-Arrest Holes Subject to Distortion-Induced Fatigue 

    Bridwell, Luke; Bennett, Caroline; Collins, William N.; Li, Jian (University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., 2021-02-01)
    This report details a study that was aimed at assessing the effectiveness of mechanically-treating crack arrest holes used at the tips of distortion-induced fatigue cracks. Different mechanisms are possible for producing ...
  • The Power of Environmental Observatories for Advancing Multidisciplinary Research, Outreach, and Decision Support: The Case of the Minnesota River Basin 

    Gran, K. B.; Dolph, C.; Baker, A.; Bevis, M.; Cho, S. J.; Czuba, J. A.; Dalzell, B.; Danesh‐Yazdi, M.; Hansen, A. T.; Kelly, S.; Lang, Z.; Schwenk, J.; Belmont, P.; Finlay, J. C.; Kumar, P.; Rabotyagov, S.; Roehrig, G.; Wilcock, P.; Foufoula‐Georgiou, E. (American Geophysical Union, 2019-02-25)
    Observatory‐scale data collection efforts allow unprecedented opportunities for integrative, multidisciplinary investigations in large, complex watersheds, which can affect management decisions and policy. Through the ...
  • Phosphorus Transport in Intensively Managed Watersheds 

    Dolph, Christine L.; Boardman, Evelyn; Danesh‐Yazdi, Mohammad; Finlay, Jacques C.; Hansen, Amy T.; Baker, Anna C.; Dalzell, Brent (American Geophysical Union, 2019-10-24)
    Understanding controls of P movement through watersheds are essential for improved landscape management in intensively managed regions. Here, we analyze observational data from 104 gaged river sites and 176 nongaged river ...
  • Nitrate Pathways, Processes, and Timing in an Agricultural Karst System: Development and Application of a Numerical Model 

    Husic, A.; Fox, J.; Adams, E.; Ford, W.; Agouridis, C.; Currens, J.; Backus, J. (Wiley, 2019-02-25)
    Nitrogen (N) contamination within agricultural‐karst landscapes and aquifers is widely reported; however, the complex hydrological pathways of karst make N fate difficult to ascertain. We developed a hydrologic and N ...
  • Measuring vorticity vector from the spinning of micro-sized mirror-encapsulated spherical particles in the flow 

    Wu, Huixuan; Xu, Haitao; Bodenschatz, Eberhard (American Institute of Physics, 2019-11-13)
    We demonstrate a nonintrusive technique that is capable of measuring all three-components of vorticity following small tracer particles in the flow. The vorticity is measured by resolving the instantaneous spin of the ...
  • A new development in magnetic particle tracking technology and its application in a sheared dense granular flow 

    Tao, Xingtian; Tu, Xuemin; Wu, Huixuan (American Institute of Physics, 2019-06-26)
    This paper presents a new development in the magnetic particle tracking (MPT) technology that measures the translational and rotational motions of a small particle. A main advantage of MPT is that it is able to track objects ...
  • Effect of Evotherm-M1 on Properties of Asphaltic Materials Used at NAPMRC Testing Facility 

    Bazzaz, Mohammad; Darabi, Masoud K.; Little, Dallas N.; Garg, Navneet (ASTM International, 2019-12-30)
    Rheological properties of asphalt binders significantly affect distress development and performance of asphalt concrete materials. This article presents the effect of Evotherm-M1 modifications on rheological properties of ...
  • Effect of Deformation Height and Spacing on Bond Strength of Reinforcing Bars 

    Darwin, David; Graham, Ebenezer K. (American Concrete Institute, 1993-11-01)
    The effect of deformation pattern on bond strength is studied using 1-in. (25-mm) diameter machined bars with deformation heights of 0.05, 0.075, and 0.10 in. (1.27, 1.91, and 2.54 mm) and deformation spacings ranging from ...
  • Stress Distributions and Pullout Responses of Extensible and Inextensible Reinforcement in Soil Using Different Normal Loading Methods 

    Rahmaninezhad, Seyed Mustapha; Han, Jie; Kakrasul, Jamal Ismael; Weldu, Mehari (ASTM International, 2018-11-05)
    In design of reinforced soil structures, pullout capacity of reinforcement in an anchorage zone is an important parameter for stability analysis. This parameter is generally quantified by conducting laboratory or field ...
  • A Review of Brittleness Index Correlations for Unconventional Tight and Ultra-Tight Reservoirs 

    Mews, Kim S.; Alhubail, Mustafa M.; Barati, Reza Gh. (MDPI, 2019-07-19)
    Brittleness is a key parameter in the development of the unconventional shale and tight carbonate reservoirs as it plays a role in the design of the hydraulic fractures as well as the selection of the sweet-spot locations ...
  • Effect of Supplementary Cementitious Materials on Chloride Threshold and Corrosion Rate of Reinforcement 

    O’Reilly, Matthew; Farshadfar, Omid; Darwin, David (American Concrete Institute, 2019-01)
    Supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) are commonly used as a means of reducing cost, reducing environmental impact, or reducing permeability of concrete, but the current field of research has found mixed results in ...
  • Special Issue on Photoacoustic Tomography 

    Wang, Xueding; Yang, Xinmai; Dean-Ben, Xose Luis (MDPI, 2019-10-08)
  • Practical and Secure Outsourcing Algorithms of Matrix Operations Based on a Novel Matrix Encryption Method 

    Zhang, Shengxia; Tian, Chengliang; Zhang, Hanlin; Yu, Jia; Li, Fengjun (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2019-04-26)
    With the recent growth and commercialization of cloud computing, outsourcing computation has become one of the most important cloud services, which allows the resource-constrained clients to efficiently perform large-scale ...
  • Priorities and Interactions of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with Focus on Wetlands 

    Jaramillo, Fernando; Desormeaux, Amanda; Hedlund, Johanna; Jawitz, James W.; Clerici, Nicola; Piemontese, Luigi; Rodríguez-Rodriguez, Jenny Alexandra; Anaya, Jesús Adolfo; Blanco-Libreros, Juan F.; Borja, Sonia; Celi, Jorge; Chalov, Sergey; Chun, Kwok Pan; Cresso, Matilda; Destouni, Georgia; Dessu, Shimelis Behailu; Di Baldassarre, Giuliano; Downing, Andrea; Espinosa, Luisa; Ghajarnia, Navid; Girard, Pierre; Gutiérrez, Álvaro G.; Hansen, Amy; Hu, Tengfei; Jarsjö, Jerker; Kalantari, Zahra; Labbaci, Adnane; Licero-Villanueva, Lucia; Livsey, John; Machotka, Ewa; McCurley, Kathryn; Palomino-Ángel, Sebastián; Pietron, Jan; Price, René; Ramchunder, Sorain J.; Ricaurte-Villota, Constanza; Ricaurte, Luisa Fernanda; Dahir, Lula; Rodríguez, Erasmo; Salgado, Jorge; Sannel, A. Britta K.; Santos, Ana Carolina; Seifollahi-Aghmiuni, Samaneh; Sjöberg, Ylva; Sun, Lian; Thorslund, Josefin; Vigouroux, Guillaume; Wang-Erlandsson, Lan; Xu, Diandian; Zamora, David; Ziegler, Alan D.; Åhlén, Imenne (MDPI, 2019-03-25)
    Wetlands are often vital physical and social components of a country’s natural capital, as well as providers of ecosystem services to local and national communities. We performed a network analysis to prioritize Sustainable ...
  • Concrete Crack Detection and Monitoring Using a Capacitive Dense Sensor Array 

    Yan, Jin; Downey, Austin; Cancelli, Alessandro; Laflamme, Simon; Chen, An; Li, Jian; Ubertini, Filippo (MDPI, 2019-04-18)
    Cracks in concrete structures can be indicators of important damage and may significantly affect durability. Their timely identification can be used to ensure structural safety and guide on-time maintenance operations. ...
  • Partial type constructors: Or, making ad hoc datatypes less ad hoc 

    Jones, Mark P.; Morris, J. Garrett; Eisenberg, Richard A. (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020-01)
    Functional programming languages assume that type constructors are total. Yet functional programmers know better: counterexamples range from container types that make limiting assumptions about their contents (e.g., requiring ...
  • Exceptional asynchronous session types: Session types without tiers 

    Fowler, Simon; Lindley, Sam; Morris, J. Garrett; Decova, Sára (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2019-01)
    Session types statically guarantee that communication complies with a protocol. However, most accounts of session typing do not account for failure, which means they are of limited use in real applications---especially ...
  • Abstracting extensible data types: Or, rows by any other name 

    Morris, J. Garrett; McKinna, James (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2019-01)
    We present a novel typed language for extensible data types, generalizing and abstracting existing systems of row types and row polymorphism. Extensible data types are a powerful addition to traditional functional programming ...
  • Slender Column Interaction Diagrams 

    Mockry, Eldon F.; Darwin, David (American Concrete Institute, 1982-06)
  • Traffic Induced Vibrations and Bridge Deck Repairs 

    Harsh, Shraddhakar; Darwin, David (American Concrete Institute, 1986-05)

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