Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

   
 
   
         
 
 
Recent and Past Projects
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Recent and Past Projects

Listed years denote the start year of a project. Click on a link below to jump to a list of the projects that occurred that year.

2010

Flexural Testing of Prestressed Self-Consolidating Concrete Bridge Girders

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Engineering Open House 2010

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Steel Bridge

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Undergraduate Seismic Design Competition 2010

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2009

CEE 498 Testing

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XXXII International Welding Art Exhibit

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Last Event of Welding Assignment: CEE 400/MSE 444

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Experimental Study of the Role of Moisture in Concrete Tie Rail Seat Deterioration

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Monotomic Testing of #8 Reinforcing Bar Embedded in Concrete

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Discover Engineering - Summer 2009

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Buckling Resistant Braces

Prof. Jerry Hajjar, Prof. Toru Takeuchi, Ryota Matsui, Yu Nakamura

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Experimental Evaluation of Cyclic Behavior and Performance of Beam-Column Bracing Connections Subject to Cyclic Bending in Concentrically-Braced Frames

Prof. Larry Fahnestock, Chris Stoakes

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Monotonic Testing of Reinforcing Bar Connectors

Dr. Greg Banas, Joseph Rudd

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Behavior of High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Cementitious Composites for RC Coupling Beams in Earthquake-Resistance Structural Wall Systems

Prof. James Lafave , Ray Foltz

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Use of Whitewash in Experimental Stress Analysis

Dr. Gregory Banas, Maureen Geoghegan

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Engineering Open House - Spring 2009

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Behavior of High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Cementitious Composites for RC Coupling Beams in Earthquake-Resistance Structural Wall Systems

Prof. James Lafave, Ray Foltz

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Reinforcing Bar Pullout Testing

Prof. Bassem Andrawes, Andrew Pozolo

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Real Time Hybrid Testing

Prof. B. F. Spencer , Brian Phillips

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2008

Slip Test of Steel Blocks with Sand-blasted Surface Finish

Prof. J. Hajjar , Mark Denavit

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2007

Design of Lifting Loops for Precast Deck Panels

Prof. D. Kuchma , Christopher Hart

 

Behavior of Bolted Steel Slip Critical Connections with Fillers (AISC Research Program)

Prof. J. Hajjar , Mark Denavit

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Buckling Resistant Brace Design

Prof. J. Hajjar , Prof. Toru Takeuchi from Tokyo University, Ryota Matsui

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2006

Fracture Testing of Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Prof. Jeffery R. Roesler , Amanda Bordelon, Victor Cervantes

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Rail Testing

Dr. Gregory Banas

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Monitoring Corrosion of Reinforced Mortar Monitoring Corrosion of Reinforced Mortar using Guided Mechanical Waves

Prof. Henrique Reis and Benjamin Ervin

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Bending Test of Rail Bridge Beams

Prof. D. Kuchma , Tom Nagle

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Seismic Assessment of Skew RC Bridges using Scaled Piers

Prof. Amr S. Elnashai, Prof. B.F. Spencer, Jr., Narutoshi Nakata

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Experimental Verification of Fiber-Optic Based Sensors to Measure Deformation of Rail

Prof. S.L. Chuang , Adam Petschke

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Multiaxial Tests of Bridge Pillars

Prof. Amr Elnashai , Curtis Holub, Sung Jig Kim

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Siesmic Testing of Bridge Piers

Prof. Amr S. Elnashai

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Granite Testing

Dr. Gregory Banas

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Strain Response in Insulated Rail Joints

Prof.. Christopher Barkan , Dan Peltier, Steven Downing, Darrell Socie

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Testing of Fiber Reinforced Cement Composite (FRCC) and Functionally Graded FRCC

Prof. G.H. Paulino , Prof. L.J. Struble , Y. Chen, M. Hubler, Bin Shen, M. Fadden

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Cyclic Testing of Non-Buckling Braces for Seismic Resistant Structures

Dr. Gregory Banas

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2005

High-Performance Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites

Prof. James Lafave , Ray Foltz, Adrianne Wheeler

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Shear Friction Test for Concrete

Prof. D. Kuchma , Tom Nagle

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Characterization of Highway Dampers

Prof. D. Foutch , Jennifer Rice

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Memory Shape Alloy

Dr. Gregory Banas

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Studying Elastic Properties of Concrete with Vibrational Resonance

Prof. John Popovics, Joni Ranchero

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A Vibration Techique for Measurement of Rail Stress

Prof. Richard Weaver , Prof. Christopher Barkan , Mike Koob

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Structural Testing of Micropiles

Prof. James Long , Nathan Cooroll

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2004

Early age creep-shrinkage of high performance concrete (HPC)

Prof. David Lange , Matthew D'Ambrosia

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Seismic Performance of Brick Veneer on Wood Frame Construction

Prof. James Lafave , Dziugas Reneckis

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Shear Strength of Prestressed Concrete Girders cast with HSC

Prof. Daniel Kuchma , Kang Su Kim, Thomas Nagle, Shaoyun Sun, Michael Beintum

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Analysis of Light Pole Vibration in Illinois

Prof. Nicholas P. Jones , Luca Caracoglia

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2003

Tension-Tension Fatigue Testing of Reinforcing Steel Bars

Dr. Gregory Banas , Adrianne Wheeler

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Concrete Material Requirements for Ultra-Thin Whitetopping

Prof. Jeffery R. Roesler and Amanda C. Bordelon

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Network for Earthquake Simululation (NEES)

Multi-Axial Full-Scale Sub-Structures Testing and Simulation Facility (MUST-SIM) - Fabrication of Loading and Boundary Condition Boxes (LBCBs)

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MUST-SIM - Construction of Strong Wall in Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory

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