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3D reconstruction for post-disaster analysis of civil infrastructure A comparison of small scale laboratory experiments with the environmental protection agency recommended dense gas dispersion models: An assessment of the validity of salt bath modeling of atmospheric flows A design framework for sustainable infrastructure A laboratory study of levee scour from overtopping storm waves and protection for robust designs A laboratory study on the effects of submerged vertical and semicircular breakwaters on near-field hydrodynamics and morphodynamics A methodology for designing pervious bicycle lanes for stormwater management A methodology for estimating and comparing the lifecycles of high-build and conventional waterborne pavement markings on primary and secondary roads in South Carolina A numerical and experimental study of differential settling in cohesive sediments A pilot study on the effects of temperature on the material properties of prestressed concrete and the use of thermogravimetric analysis in the assessment of heat-affected concrete A real-time traffic condition assessment and prediction framework using Vehicle -Infrastructure Integration (VII) with computational intelligence Alkali silica reaction under the influence of chloride based deicers An Experimental and Computational Study of Windborne Debris in Severe Storms An analysis of a missing design concept for sustainable buildings: Addressing the safety and health of the construction workers An economic analysis of sediment control use at construction sites in Greenville County, South Carolina An error quantification methodology for hurricane storm surge simulations An investigation of human induced vibrations on Clemson Memorial Stadium Analysis and parameterization of the flight of ember generation experiments Analysis of energy savings through the use of displacement ventilation in domestic buildings Analysis of speed-related crashes using event data recorder data Analysis of the impact of fuel price and bidding volume on the engineer's estimate Analytical seismic fragility curves for skewed multi-span steel girder bridges Analyzing of tort claims and lawsuits against South Carolina Department of Transportation through classification and regression tree analysis Application of image processing and finite element analysis in modeling chloride diffusion in concrete Application of parameter estimation and calibration method for car-following models Assessing ASR potential of hardened concrete and the use of rice husk ash to mitigate ASR Assessment of a safe driving program for novice drivers and smart Jersey barrier design to minimize animal-to-vehicle collisions Assessment of driver speed compliance in rural school zones: Comparison of speed by school level and time of day Assessment of potential site selection methods for use in prioritizing safety improvements on Georgia roadways Behavior of the NEXT-D beam shear key: A finite element approach Best practices for developing the engineer's estimate Characterization of recycled aged CRM binders Characterizing liquefaction potential of Pleistocene soil deposits in the Charleston area, South Carolina Characterizing liquefaction resistance of aged sand deposits Clemson University Science Master's Program in Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure: A program evaluation College level residential building code education: Current status and best practice Comparison of effectiveness of roadway design treatments for transitioning from rural areas to urban areas using a driving simulator Comparison of open graded friction course mix design methods currently used in the United States Comparison of the design-bid-build and construction manager at risk project delivery methods utilized for the construction of public schools Connected vehicle supported electric vehicle charging operations and related infrastructure issues Correcting liquefaction resistance of partially saturated soil using compression wave velocity Corrosion activity in precast concrete elements and cementitious closure pours Cost and embodied energy optimization of rectangular reinforced concrete beams Crumb rubber as a sorption media for ethylbenzene in aqueous solution Data driven, performance based parking management in a university setting Determining transverse design forces for a NEXT-D bridge using 3D finite element modeling Development and application of a three-dimensional probabilistic wind-borne debris trajectory model Development and calibration of central pressure filling rate models for hurricane simulation Development of an environmental and operational impact assessment framework for connected vehicle technology supported alternative fuel vehicles Development of fatigue predictive models of rubberized asphalt concrete (RAC) containing reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) mixtures Development of prediction models of high temperature crumb rubber modified binders Discontinuous Galerkin method for 1D shallow water flow with water surface slope limiter Durability of reinforced concrete incorporating crushed waste brick as coarse aggregate Effect of South Carolina primary belt law on safety belt use Effect of differential movement of straight reinforcing bars during early age curing on the bond strength Effect of testing conditions in the standard ASTM C 1567 test procedure on evaluation of ASR mitigation potential of fly ashes Effects of warm asphalt additives on asphalt binder and mixture properties Entrainment and dilution of constant-volume non-Newtonian fluid mud gravity currents Estimating in-situ flexural strength of heat-affected prestressed concrete beams using constituent material models Evaluating the impacts of accelerated incident clearance tools and strategies by harnessing the power of microscopic traffic simulation Evaluation of Utility Relocation Costs and Best Management Practices Evaluation of a computer vision traffic surveillance system Evaluation of different contra-flow strategies for hurricane evacuation in Charleston, South Carolina Evaluation of lithium based deicing chemicals for mitigating ASR in concrete pavement Evaluation of warm asphalt additives on performance properties of CRM binders and mixtures Evaluation of warm mix open graded friction course mixtures Evaporation and Modeling Water Availability in the Savannah River Basin Evaporation estimation using a floating pan Experimental and analytical application of the HODD method for the detection of damage Factors affecting the performance of brick veneer construction Fate and transport of Escherichia coli within sediment basins on active construction sites Fault-tree model for bridge collapse risk analysis Fluid mud underflows in coastal dredge disposal Flushing of a Dense Fluid from an Isolated Urban Canyon Framework for probabilistic analysis of recurrent landslides: A case study of El Berrinche Framework for the fully probabilistic analysis of excavation-induced serviceability damage to buildings in soft clays Freeze-thaw durability of portland cement concrete due to addition of crumb rubber aggregates Geology-based probabilistic liquefaction potential mapping of the 7.5-minute Charleston quadrangle, South Carolina for resilient infrastructure design Geotechnical investigations at three sites in the South Carolina Coastal Plain that did not liquefy during the 1886 Charleston earthquake Hydraulic impact of porosity distribution and hydrologic characterization of porous pavements Hydraulic modeling to inform stream maintenance strategies in South Carolina Identifying and comparing key process attributes for sustainable building delivery in India and the U.S. Identifying barriers to address during the delivery of sustainable building renovation projects In situ ground freezing and sampling of a Pleistocene sand deposit in the South Carolina Coastal Plain Incorporating natural hazard resistance into the life cycle assessment framework Influence of pavement type on near surface air temperature Influence of shear key performance on the fatigue life of adjacent beam bridges Influence of socio-economic and demographic factors on crashes in rural South Carolina at sub-county level Influence of warm mix additives upon high RAP asphalt mixes Information flow to support front end planning Investigation into compatibility between repair material and substrate concrete using experimental and finite element methods Investigation into mitigation of alkali -silica reaction using selected SCMs in presence of potassium acetate deicer Investigation into the role of airfield pavement deicer in concrete pavement deterioration Investigation of Northeast Extreme Tee (NEXT) D beam bridges as an alternative to precast hollow core bridges: An exploration of appropriate slab design forces Investigation of storm water management professionals' perceptions of permeable interlocking concrete pavers as a stormwater management option Investigation of the discharge coefficient for circular orifices in riser pipes Investigation of the effect of aggregate gradation on open graded friction course mixtures Investigation of the effects of aggregate properties and gradation on pervious concrete mixtures Investigation of the merging of two axisymmetric turbulent jets Laboratory generation and physics of propagation of solitary waves and water surface depressions Life cycle cost analysis of pavements: State-of-the-practice Liquefaction analysis of three Pleistocene sand deposits that did not liquefy during the 1886 Charleston, South Carolina earthquake based on shear wave velocity and penetration resistance Load carrying capacity assessment of a masonry dome Mechanistic characterization of rubberized asphalt mixture and design using full scale tire-pavement finite element modeling Miniature concrete prism test - A new test method for evaluating the ASR potential of aggregates, the effectiveness of ASR mitigation and the job mixture Minimizing bridge and pavement deterioration from large trucks: A policy analysis for damage recovery Modeling greenhouse gas emissions from conventional wastewater treatment plants in South Carolina Modeling impacts of Foothills Parkway construction on stream water quality using real-time remote monitoring Modeling one- and two-dimensional shallow water flows with discontinuous Galerkin method Moisture susceptibility enhancement of asphalt mixtures using phosphonylated recycled polyethylene Noise-insensitive prognostic evaluation of historic masonry structures Numerical and physical modeling of turbulent shear flows Numerical and reliability analysis of gravity cantilever retaining walls backfilled with shredded tires subjected to seismic loads Numerical investigation of one-dimensional shallow water flow and sediment transport model using discontinouous Galerkin method Numerical study of the structural performance of large panelized all-wood roof diaphragms Operation assessment of reservoirs in the Savannah River Basin Optimal maintenance crew composition and enhancement of crew productivity Optimal retrofit strategy design for highway bridges under seismic hazards: A case study of Charleston, SC Optimization of porous pavement mixtures based on aggregate structure Optimizing SCM Proportions to Meet Multiple Performance Characters of Ternary Concrete Mixtures Using Simplex-Centroid Design and Analysis Techniquess Optimizing the project team's contribution to business objectives P-M characteristics of reinforced concrete sections Pedestrian and bicycle safety on a college campus: Crash and conflict analyses with recommended design alternatives for Clemson University Performance based contracting and improving the current contracting process Performance evaluation of SBS modified asphalt mixtures using warm mix technologies Post-tensioning to prevent end-region cracks in pretensioned concrete girders Pozzolanic properties of biomass fly ash Pozzolanic properties of biomass fly ash Predictive maturity of inexact and uncertain strongly coupled numerical models Preliminary evaluation of kenaf as a structural material Probablistic assessment of roof uplift capacities in low-rise residential construction Propagation of uncertainty in light-frame wood buildings Quantifying annual bridge cost by overweight trucks in South Carolina Reliability of light frame roof systems subject to high winds Resource allocation framework: validation of numerical models of complex engineering systems against physical experiments Retrofit solutions for sealed pervious concrete pavements Robust design optimization: Ensuring robustness against uncertainty in structural design Safety and operational characteristics of lane widths on rural highways in South Carolina Safety and operational characteristics of lane widths on urban roadways in South Carolina Sediment transport upstream of orifices Seismic fragility curves for a typical highway bridge in Charleston, SC considering soil-structure interaction and liquefaction effects Seismic site coefficient model and improved design response spectra based on conditions in South Carolina Shear -wave velocity model of near -surface sediments, site response, and building damage: 1886 Charleston, South Carolina earthquake Social sustainability considerations during planning and design: A framework of processes for construction projects Steer it and clear it: Effectiveness of quick clearance legislation Structural health monitoring of historic masonry monuments Synthesis of optimal usage of available aggregates in highway construction and maintenance Temporal pier scour evolution under stepped hydrographs The Charleston trussed roof: A study of the development and implementation of a structural solution from 1740-1820 The effects of calcium magnesium acetate deicers on portland cement mortar bars The effects of combining reduced luminance and increased blur on older driver speed and visual acuity The effects of crumb rubber particles on highway noise reduction - A laboratory study The effects of fundamental mixture parameters on hot-mix asphalt performance properties The feasibility of using an instrumented vehicle equipped with inertial navigation guidance system to collect roadway grade and cross-slope data for safety analysis The integration of building information modeling (BIM) into civil engineering curricula Understanding the behavior of a pile foundation in unsaturated soils subjected to lateral loading Use of speed monitoring display with changeable message sign to reduce vehicle speeds in South Carolina work zones Vehicle-infrastructure integration enabled plug-in hybrid electric vehicles for energy management Wall and ground movements in a braced excavation in clays and serviceability reliability of adjacent buildings Wave reflection characteristics of permeable and impermeable submerged trapezoidal breakwaters Wind effects on monosloped and sawtooth roofs