2019 CSCE Annual Conference - Laval (Greater Montreal)

2019 CSCE Annual Conference - Laval (Greater Montreal) Conference



 

Advanced composite materials

Evaluating the Potential advantages of Basalt FRP when compared with Carbon FRP and conventional steel.
Yomna Hagras, Ramy Khalaf, Farid Mohamed, Ahmed Shehata, Amira Tobaa, Mariam Zaki, Reem Abou Ali, Mayer Farag, Athnasious Ghaly, Magdi Madi, Ezzeldin Yazeed Sayed-Ahmed, Mohamed N. Abou-Zeid

FRP Materials for Rehabilitation of Buried Pipes
Anita Shiny Kanagaraj , Pedram Sadeghian

 

 

AI and Automation

Visualization of Local Municipal Satisfaction by Twitter Data Analysis
Farzaneh Zarei, Amin Hammad, Mazdak Nik-Bakht

 

 

BIM

Application of Laser Scanning Technology in Energy Analysis and Structural health monitoring of Heritage Buildings
Mohamed Marzouk, Mahmoud Metawie, Maryam Sharkawy, Asmaa Eid, Soheir Hawas

Big Visual Data Analysis for Building Information Modeling
Cheng Zhang, Fangyu Guo, Lei Fan, Yousif Ali

BIM-based code compliance checking for fire safety in timber buildings: A comparison of existing tools
Kristina Kincelova, Conrad Boton, Pierre Blanchet, Christian Dagenais

Workplace Experiences for Women and Men using BIM/VDC in Construction
Girija Inguva , Caroline Clevenger, Mehmet Ozbek, Moatassem Abdallah

 

 

BIM and AI

APPLICATIONS OF BIM AND UAV TO CONSTRUCTION SAFETY
Yuting Chen, Jiansong Zhang, Byung-Cheol Min

The Adoption of Building Information Modelling in Canada
Li Hao Zhang, Yuan Cao, Arash Shahi, Brenda McCabe

 

 

Building Engineering

 

 

Case Studies in natural hazards risk assessment of civil engineering systems

The use of HazCan to assess the earthquake risk of residential buildings in Montreal, Canada
Philippe Rosset, Morley Kert, Youance Suze, Nollet Marie-José, Luc Chouinard

WIND LOADS ON CANOPIES ATTACHED TO WALLS OF LOW BUILDINGS
Faruk Ahmed Sakib, Zannatul Mawa Dalia, Ted Stathopoulos, Anjan Bhowmick, Hatem Alrawashdeh

 

 

Case Studies in natural hazards risk assessment of civil engineering systems

A Web application for rapid seismic risk assessment
Ahmad Abo-El-Ezz, Alex Smirnoff, Miroslav Nastev, Nollet Marie-José, Heather McGrath, Nicholas Gibb

ER2- Flood: A Web Application for Rapid Flood Risk Assessment.
Heather McGrath, Nicholas Gibb, Alex Smirnoff, Jean-François Bourgon, Jean-Samuel Proulx-Bourque, Miroslav Nastev, Ahmad Abo-El-Ezz

 

 

Case Studies in natural hazards risk assessment of civil engineering systems

A proposed assessment scheme for smart sustainable Urban Development
Ilham Elfiky, Mohamed N. Abou-Zeid, Alan Plattus

Strategic assessment of current and future exposure of wildland human interface and communities to wildfire in Canada
Yan Boulanger, Sylvie Gauthier, Sandy Erni, Amy Christianson, Solange Nadeau, Brian Eddy, Lynn Johnston

 

 

Case Studies in natural hazards risk assessment of civil engineering systems

Wave Run-Up Contributions to Coastal Flood Hazards in New Brunswick
Enda Murphy, Jasmin Boisvert, Reid McLean, Vahid Pilechi, Julien Cousineau, Laxmi Sushama, Zijian Liang, Andrew Cornett

 

 

Cement and Concrete

Reinforced Concrete Pipe Design with Single Elliptical Steel Cage Reinforcement
Abdullah Ramadan, Moncef Nehdi, Sammy Wong, Abdul-Aziz Younis

 

 

Climate Change

A Fuzzy clustering approach to diagnosis of change in natural streamflow regime
Masoud Zaerpour, Shadi Hatami, Javad Sadri, Ali Nazemi

 

 

Computational mechanics / Elasticity

 

 

Concrete durability

Residual flexural strength of corroded reinforced concrete beams
Luaay Hussein, Lamya Amleh, Hesham Othman

SIGNIFICANCE OF SERVICE LIFE BASED CONCRETE MIX DESIGN IN MARINE ENVIRONMENT
Tanvir Manzur, Md. Jihan Hasan, Bayezid Baten, Tafannum Torsha, Md. Fahim Azraf Khan, Khandaker Hossain

Study of Precast Concrete Crazing Due to Moist Curing
Lui Sammy Wong, James Cameron, Moncef Nehdi

 

 

Construction education and Global construction issues

Policy and Performance Evaluation of Cladding Systems with Large Window Areas in Tall Residential Buildings
Patrick Marquis, Arash Shahi, Brenda McCabe, Paul De Berardis, Michael de Lint

Revenir aux fondements du Lean dans l'usage du PDVSM en construction
Jean-François Côté, Sylvie Doré, Forgues Daniel

 

 

Construction methods

Crack Analysis of Electrically Conductive Heated Pavement Systems through Finite Element Modeling
Sajed Sadati, Adel Rezaei-Tarahomi, Kristen Cetin, Halil Ceylan, Sunghwan Kim

 

 

Contaminated Sites I

 

 

Contaminated Sites II

OCCURRENCE OF IBUPROFEN AND 2-HYDROXY IBUPROFEN IN SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER
Pourya Zojaji, Hassan Alhachami, Esmaeel Kariminezhad, Shameem Jauffur, Zeinab Bakhshi, Marc-Antoine Vaudreuil, Sebastien Sauve, Maria Elektorowicz

 

 

Contracting and legal issues

CONTRACTUAL GUIDELINES FOR CONTRACTORS WORKING UNDER PROJECTS FUNDED BY SOUTHEASTERN US DOTS
Amr Elsayegh, Amr Elsayegh, Ibrahim Abotaleb, Christopher Smith, Mustafa Bootwala, Seifeldin Eteifa

Investigation of Conflict’ Impacts On Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Schedule Performance
Sharareh Kermanshachi, Elnaz Safapour, Thahomina Jahan Nipa, Shirin Kamalirad

Simulation-based Framework for Construction Delay Analysis
Muaz Fagiar, Yasser Mohamed, Simaan AbouRizk

 

 

Corrosion/ Potential of structures

Optimizing the Performance of Galvanized Reinforcement for Corrosion Protection
Shannon Pole, Martin Gagné, Frank Goodwin, Gary Dallin

Potential Incorporation of Saline Water into Portland Cement Concrete
Dalia Ibrahim, Mariam Abdel Wahed, Mahmoud Abo Khazana, Mostafa Farouk, Mohamed Aly, Athnasious Ghaly, Reem Abou Ali, Magdi Madi, Mayer Farag, Moustafa El Assaly, Mohamed N. Abou-Zeid

 

 

Decision-support systems (1)

Bid/No Bid decision using fuzzy risk assessment
Emad Elbeltagi, Ahmed Elhakeem, Sameh Abu Elsoud, Mohamed Megreya

THE USE OF RELIABILITY ANALYSIS IN THE BID DECISION-MAKING PROCESS
Farzad Ghodoosi , M. Reza Hosseini, Ashutosh Bagchi

 

 

Decision-support systems (2)

AHP based approach for crane selection of building construction in Saudi Arabia: A case study
Adel Alshibani, Hashim El-Assir, Mustafa Alnajjar, Hamza Hamida

 

 

Decision-support systems (3)

Application of Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process in Front-End Planning
NEBIYU Kedir, Maedeh Taghaddos, Mohammad Raoufi, Aminah Robinson Fayek

Artificial Neural Network Deterioration Assessment Model for Bridges in Missouri
Gasser Ali, Amr Elsayegh, Rayan Assaad, Amr Elsayegh, Ibrahim Abotaleb

City-Scale Energy Modeling to Assess Impacts of Extreme Heat on Electricity Consumption and Production using WRF-UCM modeling with Bias Correction
Elham Jahani, Soham Vanage, David Jahn, Kristen Cetin, William Gallus, Phong Nguyen, Youngchan Jang, Eunshin Byon, Lance Manuel

 

 

Disaster management

 

 

Durability of Structures

Effect of superabsorbent polymer on mitigating damages at steel bar-concrete interface
Seyed Sina Mousavi Ojarestaghi, Claudiane Ouellet-Plamondon, Lotfi Guizani

Numerical model of the chloride transport by capillarity effects in cement materials
Thomas Sanchez, David Conciatori , Francine Laferrière

Self-healing concrete: a critical review
Shannon Guo, Samir Chidiac

 

 

Dynamics of structures

VIBRATION-BASED SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION OF A REINFORCED CONCRETE SHEAR WALL USING FREQUENCY DOMAIN METHODS
Timir Baran Roy, Soraj Kumar Panigrahi, Ajay Chourasia, Lucia Tirca, Ashutosh Bagchi

 

 

Engineering Management

Evaluating Design Solutions for Cycle Tracks along Urban Arterial Roads
Michael Bandiera, Clayton D'Souza, Daniel Gaglia, Daniel Henrique, Said Easa, Mladen Mladenov, Michael O'Donnell

Factors Affecting Bid Let Dates and Construction Payout Curves on Transportation Mega Projects
William Rasdorf, Abdullah Alsharef, Min Liu, Edward Jaselskis, Frank Bowen, Majed Al-Ghandour, Larry Goode

Water Distribution Systems: Effect of Geographical Location on Expert Judgement
Zahra Zangenehmadar, Sasan Golnaraghi, Seyedeh Sara Fanaei

 

 

Environmental topics

Arsenic bioremediation: Importance of sample preparation for environmental arsenic species identification.
Saif Rafi, Kerry McPhedran, Ali Motalebi Damuchali, Aslan Hwanhwi Lee, Wonjae Chang, Raquibul Alam

Intersectoral Water Allocation Using AN Input-Output Model
Hamid Abdolabadi, Amin Sarang, John Little, Barbara Jean Lence

USE OF NON-WOVEN GEOTEXTILES FOR IMPROVING WATER QUALITY OF A EUTROPHIC LAKE: AN IN-SITU STUDY
Dileep Palakkeel Veetil, Catherine Mulligan, Mina Ghasri, Sam Bhat

 

 

Erosion and Scour

A Hydrologic Model to Estimate Delta Water Availability in Alberta
Zahidul Islam, Michael Seneka, Joey Hurley, Shoma Tanzeeba

Integrating climate change in the evaluation of hydroelectric asset value
Richard Arsenault, Katherine Pineault, Élyse Fournier, Alexis Hannart, Annabelle Lamy

NRC Frazil Ice Research Facility
Martin Richard, Andrew Cornett

 

 

Erosion and Scour

Evaluation of channel blockage as a governing influence in local scour experiments
Priscilla Williams, Ram Balachandar, Tirupati Bolisetti, Vesselina Roussinova, Mia Marrocco

 

 

Facilities management

A NEURAL NETWORK-BASED APPLICATION FOR AUTOMATED DEFECT DETECTION FOR SEWER PIPES
Xianfei Yin, Yuan Chen, Qin Zhang, Ahmed Bouferguene, Hamid Zaman, Mohamed Al-Hussein

PROCUREMENT OF FACILITY MAINTENANCE
Laird Ferguson, Lloyd Waugh

Wi-Fi Router Network-based Occupancy Estimation to Optimize HVAC Energy Consumption
Krishna Chaitanya Jagadeesh Simma, Susan M. Bogus, Andrea Mammoli

 

 

Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Permeability Characteristics of Cementitious Materials Reinforced with Kraft Pulp Fibres
Emad Booya, Karla Gorospe, Adeyemi Adesina, Sreekanta Das

 

 

Green and sustainable design and construction (1)

A BUILDING ENERGY AND HEALTH CONDITIONS MONITORING STRATEGY FOR CANADIAN BUILDING SECTOR
Tharindu Prabatha Hewa Godella Waththage, Hirushie Karunathilake, Rajeev Ruparathna, Rehan Sadiq, Kasun Hewage

Costs of Green Residences in Canada: An Economic and Environmental Analysis of Developing Renewable Powered Building Clusters
Hirushie Karunathilake, Tharindu Prabatha Hewa Godella Waththage, Kasun Hewage, Rehan Sadiq

Integrated Building Design and Energy Simulation
Coleen Dorey, Mojtaba Valinejadshoubi, Ashutosh Bagchi

Optimizing selection of building materials and fixtures to reduce operational costs
SAMUEL Hutchison, Mahdi Ghafoori, Moatassem Abdallah, Caroline Clevenger

SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC ELECTRICITY FOR SINGLE-FAMILY DETACHED HOUSEHOLDS: LIFE CYCLE THINKING-BASED ASSESSMENT
Piyaruwan Kaluthantirige, Anber Rana, Kasun Hewage, Shahria Alam, Rehan Sadiq

 

 

Green and sustainable design and construction (2)

Energy Code-Compliant Housing Design: A Cost and Energy Perspective
Regina Dias Ferreira, YuXiang Chen, Haitao Yu, Mohamed Al-Hussein

 

 

Health and safety (1)

BENCHMARKING CONSTRUCTION SAFETY PERFORMANCE AT A GLOBAL LEVEL: A CASE STUDY OF US, CANADA, AND NEW ZEALAND
Yuting Chen, Arash Shahi, Brenda McCabe, Awad Hanna, Mahdi Safa, Majeed Safa, Douglas Hyatt

Leading indicators for safety management: understanding the impact of project performance data on safety performance
Emad Mohamed, parinaz jafari, Shih-Chung Kang, Estacio Pereira, Simaan AbouRizk

 

 

Health and safety (2)

 

 

Health and safety (3)

Global Differences in Risk Tolerance Levels Among Construction Workers
Siddharth Bhandari, Matthew Hallowell, Wael Alruqi, Rico Salas

 

 

High Performance and High Strenght Materials/ Wood product in civil engineering

A Landmark Concrete Arch Bridge with an Innovative Approach: Post-tensioned Tie Girders
Luiza Curzio, Shayan Farahani, Ahmed Abuzour, Tanzim Arefin, Sameh Salib, Khaled Sennah

Development of Bendable Concrete And Rigid Pavement Overlay Application
Omar Ragab, Safwan Khedr, Mohamed Abdel Mooty, Maram Saudy, Khaled Hashim, Ali Ahmed, Omar El Sherbini, Omar El-Kadi, Omar El Shazly, Ahmed Hassabelnabi

Potential Use of heavy weight concrete for radiation shielding
Mostafa Seoudi, Kareem El-Shafei, Omar Hammouda, Aya El Desouky, Hossam Zaher

 

 

Hydraulics

Can a Vortex Improve Flow Conditions in a Stormwater Retention Pond or a Clearwell?
Rocky Chowdhury, Kerry Mazurek, Gordon Putz, Cory Albers

Characteristics of Flow over the Crest of a Siphon Spillway
Warda Ahmed, S. Samuel Li, Amruthur Ramamurthy

Numerical Modelling of Nature-like Fshpass using a 2D Shallow Water Model
Abul Baki, Amir Golpira, Cassio Rampinelli, Lukas Patrizio, David Zhu

 

 

Hydrology/Remote Sensing

The existence of useful varying parameter space for river flow forecasting
Mohammad Alobaidi, Mohamed Meguid, Fateh Chebana, Mohammed Elenany, Bahaa Khalil

 

 

Industrial Wastewater Treatment

Effect of Substrate Composition on Anaerobic Digestion under Mesophilic Conditions
Laura Cordova Villegas, Rajan Ray, Rajesh Seth, Nihar Biswas

 

 

Industry track

BIM and Lean for project planning and control
Ivanka Iordanova, Fernando Valdivieso, Carolyne Filion

 

 

Innovation and Information Technology in Civil Engineering

The New Champlain Bridge’s expansion joints and SHM system – Supply, installation, implementation
Alexis Lauzon, Borja Baillés, Gianni Moor, Mark Treacy, Andrea Paciacconi

 

 

Innovation and Information Technology in Civil Engineering

 

 

Innovative and Emerging Materials

Abrasion resistance of high performance specified density concrete
Ali Abdel-Hafez, Amgad Hussein, Stephen Bruneau

Compressive Strength of Hemp-Substituted Concrete
Michelle Liu, Colin Van Niejenhuis, Roberto Aurilio, Hassan Baaj

SOUND INSULATION SYSTEMS FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
Ali ElSaeed, George Naguib, Ahmed El-Mekawy, Athnasious Ghaly, Moustafa El Assaly, Reem Abou Ali, Mohamed N. Abou-Zeid

The Effects of Superabsorbent Polymer (SAP) on Concrete in Marine Environment
Opeyemi Joshua, Olatokunbo Ofuyatan, Ayobami Busari, Isaac Akinwumi, David O. Nduka, Ayodele O. Ibitayo, Olayinka Oloke

 

 

Life Cycle Analysis & Costing

Conceptual Cost Models for Early Energy Simulation in Building Projects
Leila Rafati Sokhangoo, Rafaela Panizza, Mazdak Nik-Bakht, SangHyeok Han

 

 

Materials and structure env load/Self-consolidating concrete

Using TDA to partially replace coarse aggregates in concrete mixtures
Abdelmoneim El Naggar, Pedram Sadeghian, Hany El Naggar

 

 

Materials and structure env. load

 

 

Materials and structure env. load

Application of Agricultural - Waste Materials in Concrete: A Review
Sara Boudali, Ahmed Soliman, Sébastien Poncet, Stéphane Godbout, Joahnn Palacios, Bahira Abdulsalam

CONTROL LOW STRENGTH AGRO-CONCRETE
Diba Ahadzadeh Ghanad, Ahmed Soliman, Stéphane Godbout, Joahnn Palacios

Effect of climate change on Canadian bridge Infrastructures
Hesham Othman, Luaay Hussein, Lamya Amleh

The Possibilities of Using the Agricultural Waste as Aggregate in Producing Sustainable Concrete
Sara Boudali, sameh hassan, Ahmed Soliman, Sébastien Poncet, Stéphane Godbout, Joahnn Palacios, Bahira Abdulsalam

 

 

Modular Construction & Sensing

Opportunities and challenges for modular construction in developing nations: a case study in the Nepalese construction industry
Krishna Kisi, Nirajan Mani, Namhun Lee, Joseph Shrestha, Kishor Shrestha, Rujan Kayastha

 

 

Novel experimental methods

INFLUENCE OF FUSED SILICA AND CASTING DIRECTION ON ASR EXPANSION
Sameh Hassan, Ahmed Soliman, Michelle Nokken

Stripping assessment of asphalt coating using k-means clustering and support vector machines
Ehsan Rezazadeh Azar, Ashkan Sahari Moghaddam, Yolibeth Mejias, Heather Bell

 

 

Novel materials and systems

Innovative Aluminum Pedestrian Bridges Case Study
Benoit Cusson, Jean-Denis Toupin

NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE LATERAL RESPONSE OF SINGLE AND DOUBLE CONTROLLED ROCKING STEEL BRIDGE PIERS
Ahmad Rahmzadeh, Faroque Hossain, Kamrul Islam, Shahria Alam, Tremblay Robert

 

 

Optimization & Construction Oper. (1)

 

 

Optimization & Construction Oper. (2)

Lean Design in construction industry: From theory to practice
hafsa chbaly, Forgues Daniel, Samia Ben Rajeb

 

 

Other topics

Effectiveness of concrete filled steel jackets for RC columns
Saadeldin Mostafa, Mohamed N. Abou-Zeid

 

 

Other topics

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE HEC-RAS, IBER AND FLOW 3D SOFTWARES IN STUDYING FLOW CARACTERISTICS ACROSS A DYNAMIC MEANDER IN COLOMBIA
Juliana Vargas, Leonel de Jesus Rivera Grisales, Alejandro Salazar, Valentina Robledo, Philippe Chang

Numerical model of the chloride transport by capillarity effects in cement materials
Thomas Sanchez, David Conciatori , Francine Laferrière

 

 

Panel discussion on Civil/Construction Engineering Curriculum for New Generation

 

 

Planning and scheduling (1)

Integrated Super-structure and Asphalt Deck Scheduling and Optimization Framework for Bridges
Soliman Abu-Samra, Farzad Ghodoosi , Ashutosh Bagchi, Luis E Amador-Jimenez

 

 

Planning and scheduling (2)

Construction engineering and inspection (CE&I) costs in the Texas Department of Transportation
Julie Faure, Kasey Faust, Nabeel Khwaja, William O'Brien, William Hale, Lauryn Spearing

 

 

Productivity & Procurement

Defining Effort for Collaborative Project Success
Sean Mulholland, Caroline Clevenger

 

 

Productivity and workforce issues

Productivity analysis of manual condition assessment for sewer pipes based on CCTV monitoring
Yuan Chen, Xianfei Yin, Qin Zhang, Ahmed Bouferguene, Hamid Zaman, Mohamed Al-Hussein

Workforce Resiliency for Careers at Public Transportation Agencies
Kristal Metro, Julia Hernández, Christofer Harper, Susan M. Bogus

 

 

Project management (1)

Detecting Top-down Cracks in In-Service Flexible Pavements
Nirmal Dhakal, Mostafa Elseifi, Mohammad Bashar

 

 

Project management (2)

OPTIMIZED ACCELERATION IN LINEAR SCHEDULING
Roghabadi Mohammadjavad, O Moselhi

Progress Facilitation Framework for Construction of Mega Methanol Production Plants
Hassan Beigi, Amirreza Mahpour, Mohammad Mehdi Mortaheb

 

 

Project performance tracking and control

Cost Growth of Heavy Industrial Construction Projects in Alberta
Danny Haines, Farnaz Sadeghpour, George Jergeas

 

 

Recycled Materials

ALKLAI ACTIVATED AGRO-CONCRETE
Diba Ahadzadeh Ghanad, Ahmed Soliman

 

 

Recycled Materials

Bond Behavior of Structural Concrete using Recycled Coarse and Fine Aggregates
Charles Rockson, Shahria Alam, Kishoare Tamanna, Ahmad Rteil

Shrinkage and Expansion of Glass Aggregate Cement Mortar
Karla Gorospe, Emad Booya, Adeyemi Adesina, Sreekanta Das

 

 

Risk management

Integrating sustainability into project risk management; An application in PPP projects
Beenish Bakhtawar, Muhammad Jamaluddin Thaheem, Husnain Arshad

 

 

Simulation of const. operations

4D Simulation of Rock Excavation Projects
Michel Guevremont, Amin Hammad

RUBBLE-MOUND BREAKWATER CONSTRUCTION SIMULATION
Alireza Mohammadi, Kimiya Zakikhani, Tarek Zayed, Luis Amador

SIMULATION-BASED PRODUCTION RATE FORECAST FOR A PANELIZED CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTION LINE
Angat Pal Singh Bhatia, SangHyeok Han, Osama Moselhi, Zhen Lei, Claudio Raimondi

Substructuring strategy for pseudo-dynamic testing of steel lattice towers.
Rajab Kammouh, Kahina Sad Saoud, Charles-Philippe Lamarche, Sébastien Langlois, Alex Loignon

Workspace Management on Construction Jobsites: An Industry Survey
Abdelhady Hosny, Mazdak Nik-Bakht, Osama Moselhi

 

 

Soil Mechanics

Buried Infrastructure in Saline Soils: A Review
Zainab Almheiri, Mohamed Meguid

Strength and Deformation Behaviour of a Local Sand
Riju Chandra Saha, Ashutosh Dhar, Abu Hena Muntakim, Bipul Chandra Hawlader

 

 

Soil-Structure and Fluid-Structure Interactions (3) + Earth (1) + Bioinspired (1)

 

 

Solid Waste Management I

Estimating In Situ Water Content in a Landfill using GPR
Aseel Dawrea, Richard Zytner, John Donald

 

 

Solid Waste Management II

Performance assessment of low temperature anaerobic digestion biotechnology for treating poultry manure
Suman Adhikary, Mario Khalil, Daphneé Dorval, Jérôme Dubreuil, Bernard Goyette, Saifur Rahaman, Rajinikanth Rajagopal

 

 

Steel/Metal Structures

Double Plus the Lifespan of large Steel Structures
Shannon Pole, Martin Gagné, Frank Goodwin

FATIGUE DESIGN OF FRICTION STIR WELDED JOINTS IN ALUMINIUM BRIDGE DECKS
Anthony Fleury, Rakesh Ranjan, Luqman Hakim Ahmad Shah , Lyne St-Georges, Ahmed Rahem, Scott Walbridge

Seismic Risk Screening of Existing Buildings
W. Leonardo Cortés-Puentes, Zhen Cai, Reza Fathi-Fazl

 

 

Stormwater

Field monitoring study of stormwater ponds and wetlands in Calgary Alberta
Sherif Ahmed, Tadros Ghobrial, Wenming (William) Zhang, David Zhu, Mark Loewen, Khizar Mahmood, Bert van Duin

PCSWMM Modeling of pollutants loading to wet ponds and constructed wetlands in Calgary, Alberta
Arlette Fernandez, Tadros Ghobrial, Wenming (William) Zhang, David Zhu, Mark Loewen, Bert van Duin, Khizar Mahmood, Lei Chen

Sediment characteristics in stormwater ponds and wetlands in Calgary Alberta
Tadros Ghobrial, Sherif Ahmed, Wenming (William) Zhang, David Zhu, Mark Loewen, Khizar Mahmood, Bert van Duin

 

 

Structural engineering

Long-Term Deflection of Reinforced Concrete Beams
Ziad Elaghoury, Michael Bartlett

 

 

Structural engineering

 

 

Structural engineering

Compact Sliding-Type Tuned Mass Dampers for Tall Buildings
Un Yong Jeong, H. Kurabayashi, Dong Ho Ha, Andrew Sliasas, Vincent Ferraro, Liam Dupelle, Kevin Tarrant

 

 

Structural Engineering

 

 

Structural engineering

Effects of Staggering on the Splice Strength of Bundled GFRP Bars in Concrete
Brahim Benmokrane, Ahmed Farghaly, Abolfazl Eslami, Alireza Asadian

Experimental evaluation of the mechanical parameters for seismic assessment of traditional brick and stone masonry buildings in Eastern Canada.
Nollet Marie-José, Lotfi Guizani, Ahmad Abo-El-Ezz, Jonathan Touraille, Éric Boldireff, Pascal Moretti

 

 

Structural engineering

Flow-Conditioning of the Wind Tunnel at Ryerson University to Model Boundary Layer Flows
Tarek Ghazal, Jiaxiang Chen, Moustafa Aboutabikh, Haitham Aboshosha

New Accurate Aeroelastic Wind Loading Modeling for Tall Building Wind Design
Un Yong Jeong, Kevin Tarrant, Liam Dupelle, Justin Ferraro

 

 

Structural engineering

Impact Load Assessment on Post-Installed Anchors
Aliu Abdul-Hamid, Abass Braimah

 

 

Structural Engineering

Evaluation of the Bond-Dependent Coefficient for GFRP Bars in Concrete Beams
Cheng Shang, Karam Mahmoud, Ahmed Bediwy, Ehab El-Salakawy

Strength Modeling of GFRP-Reinforced Concrete Deep Beams with Web Openings
Brahim Benmokrane, Jacob Frappier, Khaled Mohamed, Ahmed Farghaly

 

 

Structural engineering and numerical modelling

PERFORMANCE OF SELF-CONSOLIDATED LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE COLUMNS REINFORCED WITH GFRP BARS AND SPIRALS
Brahim Benmokrane, Abdoulaye Sanni Bakouregui, Hamdy M. Mohamed, Ammar Yahia

Nonlinear Behavior of a Medium Density Polyethylene Pipe Material
Suprio Das, Ashutosh Dhar, Abu Hena Muntakim

 

 

Student paper competition (Materials and Structures under Extreme Loads (Seismic, Wind, Fire, Tsunami))

Experimental and Analytical Investigation into the Effect of Corrosion on the Flexural Response of Reinforced Concrete Beams
Wesam Njeem, Arnaud Vadeboncoeur, Beatriz Martin-Perez, Ahmad Jrade, Hassan Aoude

 

 

Student paper competition (Wood product in civil engineering/Concrete Durability)

Mechanical Properties of On-Site Manufactured Compressed Earth Blocks
Emma Keeler, SALAH SARHAT, Md Yusuf, Mark Green

 

 

Sustainable civil infrastructure (1)

Condition Prediction of Concrete Bridge Decks Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo-Based Method
Eslam Mohammed Abdelkader, Osama Moselhi, Mohamed Marzouk, Tarek Zayed

RESILIENCE-BASED ASSET MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK AND ITS APPLICATION ON PAVEMENT NETWORKS
Ahmed Mohammed, Soliman Abu-Samra, Ashutosh Bagchi, Fuzhan Nasiri, Tarek Zayed

 

 

Sustainable civil infrastructure (2)

BENEFIT/COST MODEL FOR NOISE LOGGERS’ DISTRIBUTION - CITY OF MONTREAL
Soliman Abu-Samra, Ahmed Mohammed, Tarek Zayed

 

 

Sustainable civil infrastructure (3)

 

 

Sustainable Development

 

 

Sustainable Development

Stochastic Method for Predicting Long-term Urban Water Consumption
Niousha RasiFaghihi, S. Samuel Li, Fariborz Haghighat

 

 

Transportation Engineering

Exploring the Impact of SMARTer Gowth prinicples on Mode Choice Behaviour
Abdul Rahman Masoud, Ahmed Idris, Gordon Lovegrove

Supplementing Detailed Visual Inspections with UAV
Christopher Schmelzle, Michael Paulsen

 

 

Transportation Engineering

 

 

Transportation Engineering

 

 

Transportation Engineering & Sustainable Development

 

 

Visualization, Planning & Project Performance

An experience-based spatial design framework using VR technology: a case study of designing an office layout
MUN ON WONG, Jia Du, Haoyang Liang, Zhiqian ZHANG, Zhen-Jie ZHENG, SHENGHUA ZHOU, Qingqing FENG, Sang Hoon Lee

 

 

Wastewater Treatment

Development of A Multistage Mobile System for Oily Wastewater Treatment
Yao Yao, Gordon Huang, Chunjiang An, Shan Zhao, Xiujuan Chen

Engineered Cyanobacteria as a Potential Organic Degrader for Wastewater Treatment
Yiqi Cao, Pengfei Xia, Baiyu (Helen) Zhang, Bing Chen, Shuguang Wang

Fabrication of Nano Particles Modified Cellulose Biomass for Oil-water Separation
Yunqiu Liu, Gordon Huang, Chunjiang An, Xiujuan Chen, Peng Zhang

Pilot-scale investigation of ammonium removal from gold mine wastewater by partial nitrification and anaerobic ammonium oxidation processes at 25°C
Nayereh Saborimanesh, Thomas Genty, Catherine Mulligan, Laleh Yerushalmi, Carmen Mihaela Neculita

 

 

Wood product in civil enineering

Design and Testing of Pre-engineered Prefabricated Casuarina Wooden Truss
Julia Said, Sahar Bader, Marwan Rashad, Mahmoud Fayez, omar tohami, Amro Mahmoud, Ezzeldin Yazeed, Khaled Nassar, Mohamed Darwish, Mohamed N. Abou-Zeid, Athnasious Ghaly, Magdi Madi, Mayer Farag, Reem Abou Ali, Passant Youssef, Moustafa El Assaly

Structural and environmental analyses of tall wood-concrete hybrid system
Alex Schuirmann, Cristiano Loss, Asif Iqbal, Thomas Tannert

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