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UCD School of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering- Research Publications 2010/11

Below is the list of research publications for the UCD School of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
in the academic year 2010/11




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Book Chapters
Dr Arturo Gonzalez
Gonzalez, A. (2010) 'Vehicle-bridge dynamic interaction using finite element modelling' In: David Moratal (eds). Finite Element Analysis. Croatia: Sciyo. Available Online  
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Books Edited
Dr Yaqian Zhao
Zhao, YQ; Babatunde, AO; (Ed.). (2011) Special Issue: Constructed Wetland Technology for Water Pollution Control, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering, 46(7) 2011. US: Taylor & Francis.  
Zhao, YQ; Babatunde, AO; (Ed.). (2010) Proc. 2nd Irish Int. Conf. on Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment & Environ. Pollution Control. UCD: Dublin.  
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Peer Reviewed Journals
Dr Aoife Ahern
Currie, G; Ahern, A and Delbosc A (2011) ''Exploring the Drivers of Light Rail Ridership An Empirical Route Level Analysis of Selected Australian, North American and European Systems''. Transportation, 38 (3):454-560. Available Online  
Dr Zeinab Almoniem Bedri
Bedri, Z, Bruen, M, Dowley, A, Masterson, B (2011) 'A Three-Dimensional Hydro-Environmental Model of Dublin Bay'. Environmental Modelling and Assessment, 16 (4):369-384.  
Professor Michael Bruen
Bedri, Z, Bruen, M, Dowley, A, Masterson, B (2011) 'A Three-Dimensional Hydro-Environmental Model of Dublin Bay'. Environmental Modelling and Assessment, 16 (4):369-384.  
Ahilan, S., O'Sullivan, J.J. and Bruen, M. (2011) 'Influences on flood frequency distributions in Irish river catchments'. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 8 .  
Alexandrov, GA, Ames, D, Bellocchi, G, Bruen, M, Crout, N, Erechtchoukova, M, Hildebrandt, A, Hoffman, F, Jackisch, C, Khaiter, P, Mannina, G, Matsunaga, T, Purucker, ST, Rivington, M, Samaniego, L (2011) 'Technical assessment and evaluation of environmental models and software: Letter to the Editor'. ENVIRONMENTAL MODELLING & SOFTWARE, 26 :328-336.  
Dr Shane Donohue
Donohue, S., Gavin, K. and Tolooiyan, A. (2011) 'Geophysical and geotechnical assessment of a railway embankment failure'. Near Surface Geophysics, 9 (1):33-44. Available Online  
Donohue, S. and Long, M. (2010) 'Assessment of sample quality in soft clay using shear wave velocity and suction measurements'. Geotechnique, 60 (11):883-889.  
Dr Paul Fanning
Ulusoy, H.S., Feng, M.Q., & Fanning, P.J. (2011) 'System identification of a building from multiple seismic records'. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 40 (6):662-674.  
P.J. Fanning, P. Healy and A. Pavic (2010) 'Pedestrian Bridge Vibration Serviceability: A Case Study in Testing and Simulation'. Advances in Structural Engineering, 13 (5):861-873.  
A. Erkal, D. Laefer, P. Fanning, E. Durukal, U. Hancilar and Y. Kaya (2010) 'Investigation of Rail-Induced Vibrations on a Masonry Historical Building'. Advanced Materials Research, 133-134 :569-574.  
Atamturktur, S., Fanning, P. & Boothby, T.E. (2010) 'Traditional and operational modal testing of masonry vaults'. Journal of Engineering & Computational Mechanics (Proceedings of the ICE), 3 (163):213-223.  
Fanning, PJ & Tucker, MJ (2010) 'Experimental Nonlinear FE Modelling and Eurocode 3 Analyses of Steel Flush Endplate Joints'. Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering, 10 :36-44.  
Dr Kenneth Gavin
Gavin, K, Igoe, D & Doherty, P (2011) 'Piles for offshore wind turbines: A state of the art review'. Ice Geotechnical Engineering Journal, Volume 164 (4):245-256. Available Online  
Tolooiyan, A & Gavin, K (2011) 'Modelling the Cone Penetration Test in sand using Cavity Expansion and Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian Finite Element Methods'. Computers and Geotechnics, 38 (4):482-490. Available Online  
Doherty, P & Gavin, K (2011) 'The shaft capacity of displacement piles in clay: A state of the art review'. International Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 29 (4):389-410. Available Online  
Donohue, S., Gavin, K. and Tolooiyan, A. (2011) 'Geophysical and geotechnical assessment of a railway embankment failure'. Near Surface Geophysics, 9 (1):33-44. Available Online  
Dr Amanda Gibney Gibney, A., Moore, N., Murphy, F. and O'Sullivan, S. (2011) ' The First Semester of University Life; 'will I be able to manage it at all?'. Higher Education, 62 (3):351-366. Tabakovic, A., Karac, A., Ivankovic, A., McNally, C., Gibney, A., & Gilchrist, M.D. (2010) 'Modelling the quasistatic behaviour of bituminous material using a combined Cohesive Zone and Finite Volume approach'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 77 (13):2403-2418 Dr Arturo Gonzalez
Cantero, D., Gonzalez, A. and OBrien, E.J. (2011) 'Comparison of bridge dynamic amplification due to articulated 5-axle trucks and large cranes'. Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering, 6 (1):39-47. Available Online  
OBrien, E.J., Cantero, D., ,Enright, B. and Gonzalez, A. (2010) 'Characteristic dynamic increment for extreme traffic loading events on short and medium span highway bridges'. Engineering Structures, 32 :3287-3835. Available Online  
Dr Debra Fern Laefer
Laefer, D.F. Truong-Hong, L., and Fitzgerald, M (2011) 'Processing of Terrestrial Laser Scanning Point Cloud Data for Computational Modelling of Building Facades'. Recent Patents on Computer Science, 4 (1):1-14.  
Laefer, D., Hinks, T., Carr, H., & L. Truong-Hong (2011) 'New Advances in Automated Urban Model Population through Aerial Laser Scanning'. Recent Patents on Engineering, 5 (3):196-208.  
Erkal, A., Tezcan, S., Laefer, D. (2011) 'Assessment and Code Considerations for the Combined Effect of Seismic Base-isolation and Viscoelastic Dampers'. ISRN Civil Engineering, 2011 .  
Laefer, D. Truong-Hong, L., Cording, E., Long, J., & Erkal, A. (2011) 'Manufacturing, assembly, and testing of scaled, historic masonry for one-gravity, pseudo-static, soil-structure experiments'. Construction and Building Materials, 25 (12):4362-4373.  
Dr Michael Long
Long, M., Jennings, P. and Carroll, R. (2011) 'Irish peat slides 2006 to 2010'. LANDSLIDES, 8 (3):391-401.  
Boylan, N and Long, M. (2010) 'An investigation of two peat slope failures in the Wicklow mountains'. Biology and Environment-Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 110B (3):173-184.  
Donohue, S. and Long, M. (2010) 'Assessment of sample quality in soft clay using shear wave velocity and suction measurements'. Geotechnique, 60 (11):883-889.  
Dr Bill Magette
Palmer, RE, Meisinger, JJ and Magette, WL (2011) 'Undisturbed Soil-Columns for Lysimetry: I. Collection, Field Testing, and Construction'. Journal of Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 27 (3):379-389.  
Palmer, RE, Hill, RL, Meisinger, JJ and Magette, WL (2011) 'Undisturbed Soil-Columns for Lysimetry: II. Miscible Displacement and Field Evaluation'. Journal of Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 27 (3):391-400.  
Purcell, M. and Magette, W.L. (2010) 'Attitudes and behaviour towards waste management in the Dublin, Ireland region'. Waste Management, 30 (10):1997-2006. Available Online  
Dr Ciaran McNally
Tabakovic, A., Karac, A., Ivankovic, A., McNally, C., Gibney, A., & Gilchrist, M.D. (2010) 'Modelling the quasistatic behaviour of bituminous material using a combined Cohesive Zone and Finite Volume approach'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 77 (13):2403-2418.  
Professor Eugene O'Brien
Cantero, D., Gonzalez, A. and OBrien, E.J. (2011) 'Comparison of bridge dynamic amplification due to articulated 5-axle trucks and large cranes'. Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering, 6 (1):39-47. Available Online  
OBrien, E.J., Cantero, D., ,Enright, B. and Gonzalez, A. (2010) 'Characteristic dynamic increment for extreme traffic loading events on short and medium span highway bridges'. Engineering Structures, 32 :3287-3835. Available Online  
Dr Amir Tabakovic
Tabakovic, A.; Karac, A.; Ivankovic, A.; Gibney, A.; McNally, C. and Gilchrist, M.D. (2010) 'Modelling the quasistatic behaviour of bituminous material using a cohesive zone model'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 77 (13):2403-2418. Available Online  
Dr Ali Tolooiyan
Tolooiyan, A & Gavin, K (2011) 'Modelling the Cone Penetration Test in sand using Cavity Expansion and Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian Finite Element Methods'. Computers and Geotechnics, 38 (4):482-490. Available Online  
Donohue, S, Gavin, K & Tolooiyan, A (2011) 'Geophysical and geotechnical assessment of a railway embankment failure'. Journal of near surface geophysics, 9 (1):33-44. Available Online  
Dr Yaqian Zhao
Hu, YS; Kumar, JLG; Babatunde, AO; Zhao, XH; Zhao, YQ. (2011) 'Effects of livestock wastewater variety and disinfectants on the performance of constructed wetlands in organic matters and nitrogen removal'. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 18 (8):1414-1421.  
Kumar, JLG; Zhao, YQ; Babatunde, AO; (2011) 'Process-based modelling of phosphorus removal in a novel constructed wetland system using dewatered alum-sludge as substrate'. Water Science Technology, 64 (5):774-780.  
Cui, F; Zhou, Q; Wang, Y; Zhao, YQ; (2011) 'Application of constructed wetland for urban lake water purification: Trial of Xing-qing Lake in Xi'an city, China'. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering, 46 (7):795-799.  
Yang, Y; Zhao, YQ; Wang, SP; Guo, XC; Ren, YX.; Wang, L.; Wang, XC. (2011) 'A promising approach of reject water treatment using a tidal flow constructed wetland system employing alum sludge as main substrate'. Water Science Technology, 63 (10):2367-2373.  
Yang, Y; Zhang, L.; Zhao, YQ; Wang, SP; Guo, XC; Guo, Y; Wang, L.; Ren, YX.; Wang, XC; (2011) 'Towards the development of a novel construction solid waste (CSW) based constructed wetland system for tertiary treatment of secondary sewage effluents'. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering, 46 (7):758-763.  
Kumar, JLG; Zhao, YQ; Babatunde, AO; Zhao, XH; Jørgensen, SE; (2011) 'STELLA software as a tool for modelling phosphorus removal in a constructed wetland employing dewatered alum sludge as main substrate'. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering, 46 (7):751-757.  
Babatunde, AO; Kumar, JLG; Zhao, YQ (2011) 'Constructed wetlands using aluminium-based drinking water treatment sludge as P-removing substrate: Should aluminium release be a concern?'. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 13 (6):1775-1783.  
Zhao, YQ; Doherty, LP; Doyle, D. (2011) 'Fate of water treatment residual: An entire profile of Ireland regarding beneficial reuse'. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 68 (2):161-170.  
Babatunde, AO; Zhao, YQ; Doyle, RJ; Rackard, SM; Kumar, JLG; Hu, YS. (2011) 'On the fit of statistical and k-C* models to projecting treatment performance in a constructed wetland system'. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering, 46 (5):490-499.  
Babatunde, AO; Zhao, YQ; Doyle, RJ; Rackard, SM; Kumar, JLG; Hu, YS. (2011) 'Performance evaluation and prediction for a pilot two-stage on-site constructed wetland system employing dewatered alum sludge as main substrate'. Bioresource Technology, 102 (10):5645-5652.  
Dong, C; Zhu, W; Gao, M; Zhao, LF; Huang, JY; Zhao, YQ. (2011) 'Diurnal fluctuations in oxygen release from roots of Acorus calamus Linn in a modeled constructed wetland'. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering, 46 (3):224-229.  
Hu, YS; Zhao, YQ; Sorohan, B. (2011) 'Removal of glyphosate from aqueous environment by adsorption using water industrial residual'. Desalination, 271 (1-3):150-156.  
Kumar, JLG; Zhao, YQ. (2011) 'A review on numerous modeling approaches for effective, economical and ecological treatment wetlands'. Journal of Environmental Management, 92 (3):400-406.  
Tony, Maha A; Zhao, YQ; El-sherbiney, MF. (2011) 'Fenton and Fenton-like AOPs for alum sludge conditioning: Effectiveness comparison with different Fe2+ and Fe3+ salts'. Chemical Engineering Communications, 198 (3):442-452.  
Zhao, YQ; Babatunde, AQ; Hu, YS; Kumar, JLG; Zhao, XH (2011) 'Pilot field-scale demonstration of a novel alum sludge-based constructed wetland system for enhanced wastewater treatment'. Process Biochemistry, 46 (1):278-283.  
Li, WC; Zhao, YQ; (2010) 'Phosphorus immobilization in Al-drinking water treatment sludge (Al-DWTS) and soil under laboratory conditions'. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 67 (5):747-762.  
Babatunde, AO; Zhao, YQ; (2010) 'Equilibrium and kinetic analysis of phosphorus adsorption from aqueous solution using waste alum sludge'. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 184 (1-3):746-752.  
Babatunde, AO; Zhao, YQ; (2010) 'Two strategies for improving animal farm wastewater treatment in reed beds'. Environmental Technology, 31 (12):1343-1348.  
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Conference Publications
Dr Aoife Ahern
Ahern, A & Wyer, S (2011) The Importance of Network Effects on the Success of LRT systems . In: Bidisha Ghosh, Roisin Murray eds. The Irish Transport Research Network, University College Cork,  
Ahern, A, O'Connor, T, McNamara, M & McRuairc, G (2011) Interpreting Critical Thinking for Engineering Education - the views of employers and academics International Conference on Engineering Education, Belfast,  
Ahern, A (2011) Transport in rural Ireland - valuing mobility for older people . In: Julian Hine eds. Arts and Humanities Research Council Conference,  
McRuairc, G. , Ahern, A. , McNamara, M. and O'Connor T/ (2011) I'll know it when I see it! Critical Thinking in Higher Education, Dublin Instititue of Technology,  
Ahern, A & Hine, J (2011) Rural Transport - going nowhere fast . In: CARDI eds. An Age Old Problem - where now for rural services, NUI Galway,  
O'Connor, T; McNamara, M; Ahern, A; MacRuairc, G; O'Donnell, D. (2011) Theorising Critical Thinking in Nursing Education 3rd International Nursing & Midwifery Conference, NUI Galway,  
OConnor T, Ahern A., McNamara M & MacRuairc G. (2010) Developing critical thinking ability; the contribution of a university education EAIR Forum, Valencia, Spain,  
Professor Michael Bruen
O'Sullivan, J.J., Ahilan, S., Bruen, M. (2011) Indexing floodplain effects for flood estimation 34th IAHR World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 3984 - 3991  
Ahilan, S., O'Sullivan, J.J., Bruen, M. (2011) Influences on flood frequency distributions in Irish catchments 34th IAHR World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 654 - 661  
O'Sullivan, J.J., Ahilan, S. and Bruen, M. (2011) Spatial and hydrological infleunces on Irish river flows and flood frequency analysis International Conference n the Status and Future of the World's Large Rivers,  
Desta, M.B., O'Loughlin, F., and Bruen, M. (2011) Potential of radar data for flood forecasting and warning in lowland catchments in Ireland International Symposium Weather Radar and Hydrology,  
Mashingia, F., Mtalo, F. and Bruen, M. (2011) Water, Poverty and sustainable livelihoods: a challenge for water resources management in the Eastern Arc Mountains in Tanzania LARS Symposium, Nairobi,  
Bruen, M. (2011) Radar for hydrological modelling: from Theory to operational practice International Symposium on Weather Radar and Hydrology,  
Higgins, N.M.P., Johnston, P., Gill, L., Desta, M. & Bruen, M. (2010) Utilization of a constructed wetland to treat highway runoff in Ireland 2nd Irish International Conference on Constructed Wetlands for wastewater Treatment and Environmental Pollution Control,  
Bruen, M., Krahe, P. Zappa, M. (2010) Uncertainty in flood forecasts and end-users' perspectives : COST731 WG3 outcomes 6th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, ERAD 2010, Romania,  
Rossa, A., Bruen, M., Germann, U., Haase, G., Keil, C., Krahe, P., & Zappa, M (2010) Overview and Main Results on the interdisciplinary effort in flood forecasting COST 731 - Propagation of Uncertainty in Advanced Meteo-Hydrological Forecast Systems 6th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, ERAD 2010, Romania,  
Earle, J.R., Blacklocke, S., Bruen, M., Almeida, G. & Keating, D. (2010) Integrating the Implementation of the European Union Water Framework Directive and Floods Directive in Ireland 14th International IWA Specialised Conference on Diffuse Pollution (DIPCON), Canada 2010,  
Dr Paul Doherty
Doherty P., Gavin K. and Casey B. (2011) The geotechnical challenges facing the offshore wind sector Geofrontiers, Dallas, Texas, USA,  
Gavin, K & Doherty, P (2011) The importance of measuring small strain stiffness in site investigations for wind farm foundations Geophysical Association of Ireland, Seminar on Engineering Geophysics, Dublin, 46 - 49  
Doherty P., Igoe D. and Gavin K. (2010) Instrumented static pile load testing Field procedures, data interpretation and recent developments Proc. of the Bridge, Concrete and Infrastructure Conference, Cork, Ireland,  
Gavin K., Doherty P., Bevin J. and Twomey L. (2010) Use of non-linear load-settlement model for predicting pile behaviour Proc. of the Bridge and Infrastructure Research Conference, Cork, Ireland,  
Dr Shane Donohue
Pfaffhuber,A.A., Bastani, M., Cornèe, S., Rømoen, M., Donohue, S., Helle, T.E. (2010) Multi-method high resolution geophysical & geotechnical quick clay mapping EAGE Near Surface 2010, 16th Annual Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics,  
Donohue, S., Flynn, R., McCarthy, V., Orr, A., Rafferty, P. and Galvin, K. (2010) Geophysical assessment of contamination from a wastewater treatment system in the Milltown lake catchment, Ireland EAGE Near Surface 2010, 16th Annual Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics,  
Dr Paul Fanning
Caprani, C., Keogh, J., Archbold, P., Fanning, P. (2011) Characteristic vertical response of a footbridge due to crowd loading EURODYN2011 8th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, Leuven, Belgium, Available Online  
Devin, A., Fanning, P.J. (2011) The evolving dynamic response of a four storey reinforced concrete structure during construction ICEDyn2011 International Conference on Structural Engineering Dynamics, Tavira, Portugal,  
Gibbons, N. and Fanning, P.J. (2010) Ten Stone Masonry Arches and Five Different Assessment Approaches . In: Baochun Chen & Jiangang Wei eds. ARCH'10 6th International Conference on Arch Bridges, Fuxhou, China, 482 - 489  
Keogh, J., Caprani, C., Archbold, P., Fanning, P. (2010) Estimating the Effect of Pacing Frequency on the Vertical Response of a Flexible Footbridge . In: NiNuallain, N.A., Walsh, D. West, R., Cannon, E., Caprani, C., McCabe, B eds. Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland 2010 and Concrete Research in Ireland 2010, Cork, 35 - 42  
Browne, J., Fanning, P., Feng, M. (2010) Modal Analysis of A Multi-Span Post-Tensioned Reinforced Concrete Box Girder Bridge . In: NiNuallain, N.A., Walsh, D. West, R., Cannon, E., Caprani, C., McCabe, B eds. Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland 2010 and Concrete Research in Ireland 2010, Cork, 473 - 480  
Erkal, A., Laefer, D., Fanning, P., Durukal, E., Hancilar, U., Kaya, Y. (2010) Factors Affecting Traffic-generated Vibrations on Structures and the Masonry Minaret of Little Hagia Sophia . In: NiNuallain, N.A., Walsh, D. West, R., Cannon, E., Caprani, C., McCabe, B eds. Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland 2010 and Concrete Research in Ireland 2010, Cork, 289 - 298  
Gibbons, N. and Fanning, P. (2010) Assessing Assessment Guidance for Masonry Arch Bridges . In: NiNuallain, N.A., Walsh, D. West, R., Cannon, E., Caprani, C., McCabe, B eds. Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland 2010 and Concrete Research in Ireland 2010, Cork, 497 - 504  
Dr Kenneth Gavin
Doherty P., Gavin K. and Casey B. (2011) The geotechnical challenges facing the offshore wind sector Geofrontiers, Dallas, Texas, USA,  
Doherty, P & Gavin, K (2011) Aged reloading of piles in clay Deep Foundations Institute 36th Annual Conference 2011, Boston,  
Doherty P., Igoe D. and Gavin K. (2010) Instrumented static pile load testing Field procedures, data interpretation and recent developments Proc. of the Bridge, Concrete and Infrastructure Conference, Cork, Ireland,  
Gavin K., Doherty P., Bevin J. and Twomey L. (2010) Use of non-linear load-settlement model for predicting pile behaviour Proc. of the Bridge and Infrastructure Research Conference, Cork, Ireland,  
Dr Arturo Gonzalez
Meredith, J., Gonzalez, A. and Hester, D. (2011) Empirical mode decomposition of the acceleration response of a prismatic beam subject to a moving load to identify multiple damage locations . In: Maia NMM, Neves MM and Sampaio RPC eds. International Conference on Structural Engineering Dynamics, ICEDyn 2011, Tavira, Portugal, Paper no. - V03 Available Online  
Hester, D. and Gonzalez, A. (2010) Detecting Damage in a Beam Subject to a Moving Load Using Localised Variation in Vibration Response . In: Eds. N.A. Ní Nualláin, D. Walsh, R. West, E. Cannon, C. Caprani, B. McCabe eds. Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, BCRI2010, Cork, Ireland, 307 - 314 Available Online  
Gonzalez, A., Dowling, J. and OBrien, E.J. (2010) Finite Element Updating Using Cross-Entropy . In: Eds. N.A. Ní Nualláin, D. Walsh, R. West, E. Cannon, C. Caprani, B. McCabe eds. Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, BCRI2010, Cork, Ireland, 17 - 24 Available Online  
Carey, C., OBrien, E.J. and Gonzalez, A. (2010) Dynamic Amplification Factor for Bridges of Varying Boundary Conditions . In: Eds. N.A. Ní Nualláin, D. Walsh, R. West, E. Cannon, C. Caprani, B. McCabe eds. Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, BCRI2010, Cork, Ireland, 223 - 230 Available Online  
Walsh, B., Gonzalez, A. and Cantero, D. (2010) Application of the cross-entropy method to estimate stiffness distribution in plate-type structures . In: B.H.V. Topping, J.M. Adams, F.J. Pallares, R. Bru, M.L. Romero, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK eds. The Tenth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, CST2010, Valencia, Spain, paper 51 Available Online  
McGetrick, P., Gonzalez, A. and OBrien, E.J. (2010) Monitoring Bridge Dynamic Behaviour Using an Instrumented 2-axle Vehicle . In: Eds. N.A. Ní Nualláin, D. Walsh, R. West, E. Cannon, C. Caprani, B. McCabe eds. Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, BCRI2010, Cork, Ireland, 281 - 288 Available Online  
Dr Debra Fern Laefer
Laefer, D., Akter, S. and McHale, C. (2011) America's Research-Active, Geotechnical Faculty Members - An Investigation of National Science Foundation Funding Trends Geo-Frontiers: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Dallas, TX USA, 2887 - 2896 Available Online  
Laefer, D (2011) Undergraduate Research Models Applicable for Geotechnics Geo-Frontiers: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Dallas, TX USA, 2897 - 2906 Available Online  
Laefer, D. (2011) Quantitative Support for a Qualitative Foundation Reuse Assessment Tool Geo-Frontiers: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Dallas, TX, USA, 113 - 121  
Erkal, A., Laefer, D., and Fanning, P, Durukal E., Hancilar U., and Kaya, Y. (2010) Investigation of the Rail-induced Vibrations on a Masonry Historical Building . In: Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications, Vols. 133-134 eds. SAHC-2010 Conference, Shanghai, China, 569 - 574  
Erkal, A., Laefer, D., Fanning, P., Durukal, E., Hancilar, U., Kaya, Y. (2010) Factors Affecting Traffic-generated Vibrations on Structures and the Masonry Minaret of Little Hagia Sophia . In: NiNuallain, N.A., Walsh, D. West, R., Cannon, E., Caprani, C., McCabe, B eds. Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland 2010 and Concrete Research in Ireland 2010, Cork, 289 - 298  
Dr Michael Long
Hemmingway, P. and Long, M. (2011) Energy foundations - potential for Ireland , pp 460-469 Proceedings ASCE GeoInstitute GeoFrontiers Conference, Dallas, Texas, 460 - 469  
Quigley, P., Long, M. and Donohue, S. (2011) Undrained shear strength and stiffness of Irish glacial tills from shear wave velocity Proceedings Geophysical Association of Ireland / Geotechnical Society of Ireland Seminar on Engineering Geophysics, Engineers Ireland, Dublin, 63 - 69  
Long, M., Boylan, N., Powell, J., O'Connor, S. and Donohue, S. (2010) Characterisation of soils beneath the flood banks along the River Thames estuary . In: Eds. Dembicki and Komisarek eds. Proceedings 4th International Workshop, Soil Parameters from In Situ Tests, Pozna?, Poland, 395 - 411  
Conroy, T., Fahey, D., Buggy, F. and Long, M. (2010) Control of secondary creep in soft alluvium using surcharge loading . In: Ní Nuallán et al eds. Proceedings National Symposium on Bridge, Concrete and Infrastructure Research in Ireland (BCRI0), Published by Departments of Civil Engineering UCC and CIT, 247 - 254  
Long, M (2010) Regional report for Northern Europe Proceedings CPT10, Huntington Beach, California, May, Omnipress, Vol. 1, 117 - 138  
Bihs, A., Long, M., Marchetti, D. and Ward, D (2010) Interpretation of CPTU and SDMT in organic, Irish soils In Proceedings CPT10, Huntington Beach, California, May, Omnipress, Vol. 2, 257 - 264  
Colreavy, C., O'Loughlin, C.D., Long, M., Boylan, N. and Ward, D. (2010) Field experience of the piezoball in soft clay In Proceedings CPT10, Huntington Beach, California, May, Omnipress, Vol. 2, 111 - 118  
Pfaffhuber, A.A., Rømoen, M., Donohue, S., Helle, T.E., Long, M., O'Connor, P., Persson, L. (2010) Multi method high resolution geophysical and geotechnical quick clay mapping 16th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, Zurich, Near Surface 2010, B10 - B10  
Dr Bill Magette
Tanto, Mebrate T. and Magette, William L. (2010) A Heirarchy for Land Application of Organic Wastes: Influence of Urban Stakeholders . In: Claudia S. C. Marques dos Santos Cordovil and Luis Ferreira eds. RAMIRAN 2010: Treatment and Use of Organic Residues in Agriculture - Challenges and Opportunities towards Sustainable Management,  
Dr Ciaran McNally
Byrne, J, Fenton, M, Hemberg, E, McDermott, J, O'Neill, M, Shotton, E & McNally, C (2011) Combining structural analysis and multi-objective criteria for evolutionary architectural design . In: LNCS 6625, Proceedings of EvoMUSART 2011 the 9th European Event on Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design eds. EvoMusArt, Torino, Italy, 200 - 209  
O'Connell, M., McNally, C. & Richardson, M.G. (2010) The performance of limestone cement with GGBS exposed to elevated sulfate environments Bridge, Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, BCRI2010, Cork, Ireland, 619 - 626  
McNally C. & Seymour, P. (2010) Durability aspects of blends of GGBS with CEM I and CEM II/A cements Bridge, Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, BCRI2010, Cork, Ireland, 637 - 644  
Professor Eugene O'Brien
Enright, B., Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J. (2011) Modelling of highway bridge traffic loading: some recent advances . In: M.H. Faber, J. Kohler & K. Nishijima eds. Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP11), Zurich (Taylor & Francis),  
OBrien, E.J., Lipari, A. Caprani, C.C. (2011) Estimation of Density and Gaps in Congested Traffic Irish Transport Research Network 2011, Cork,  
Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J., Lipari, A. (2011) Extension of a Lane-Changing Model to a Micro-Simulation Tool Irish Transport Research Network 2011, Cork,  
Enright, B., OBrien, E.J. (2011) Bridge Friendliness Index from Weigh-in-Motion Data Transport Research Board Annual Conference, Washington D.C,  
Gonzalez, A., Dowling, J. and OBrien, E.J. (2010) Finite Element Updating Using Cross-Entropy . In: Eds. N.A. Ní Nualláin, D. Walsh, R. West, E. Cannon, C. Caprani, B. McCabe eds. Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, BCRI2010, Cork, Ireland, 17 - 24 Available Online  
Carey, C., OBrien, E.J. and Gonzalez, A. (2010) Dynamic Amplification Factor for Bridges of Varying Boundary Conditions . In: Eds. N.A. Ní Nualláin, D. Walsh, R. West, E. Cannon, C. Caprani, B. McCabe eds. Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, BCRI2010, Cork, Ireland, 223 - 230 Available Online  
McGetrick, P., Gonzalez, A. and OBrien, E.J. (2010) Monitoring Bridge Dynamic Behaviour Using an Instrumented 2-axle Vehicle . In: Eds. N.A. Ní Nualláin, D. Walsh, R. West, E. Cannon, C. Caprani, B. McCabe eds. Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, BCRI2010, Cork, Ireland, 281 - 288 Available Online  
Dr John O'Sullivan
Bradford R., O'Sullivan J.J. (2011) Addressing interpretive uncertainty in flood risk management Climate 2011 (Klima 2011),  
Conway P., O'Sullivan J.J., Lambert M.F. (2011) Scale effects in 3-D modelling of straight compound channels 34th IAHR World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 4055 - 4062  
Ahilan, S., O'Sullivan, J.J., Bruen, M. (2011) Influences on flood frequency distributions in Irish catchments 34th IAHR World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 654 - 661  
Conway P., O'Sullivan J.J., Lambert M.F. (2011) An Improved Approach to Stage-discharge and velocity distribution prediction in straight compound channels using CFD models 34th IAHR World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 4047 - 4054  
O'Sullivan, J.J., Ahilan, S., Bruen, M. (2011) Indexing floodplain effects for flood estimation 34th IAHR World Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 3984 - 3991  
O'Sullivan, J.J., Ahilan, S. and Bruen, M. (2011) Spatial and hydrological influences on Irish river flows and flood frequency analysis International Conference on the Status and Future of the World Large Rivers, Vienna, Austria,  
Lupakisyo G., O'Sullivan J.J., Purcell, P.J., Mtalo F. (2011) Catchment management in the Mara river wetlands Lake and catchment research symposium, Nairobi, Kenya,  
Dr Patrick J Purcell
Dunnion, J., Loughran, H., Purcell, P. (2011) General Electives in Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Social Sciences International Conference on Engineering Education 2011, Queens University Belfast,  
Dunnion, J, Loughran, H., Purcell, P. (2011) Some examples of innovative practices at UCD for engaging large classes 5TH National Academy for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning Annual Conference (NAIRTL 2011), National University of Ireland Galway,  
Dunnion, J., Loughran, H., Purcell, P. (2011) University College Dublin takes a lead inmodularisation reform and curriculum design Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2011, University of Saskathewan, Saskatoon, Canada,  
Lupakisyo G., O'Sullivan J.J., Purcell, P.J., Mtalo F. (2011) Catchment management in the Mara river wetlands Lake and catchment research symposium, Nairobi, Kenya,  
Dunnion, J., Loughran, H., Purcell, P (2011) Patterns of elective choice in the University College Dublin undergraduate curriculum 3rd International Conference on Engaging Pedagogy 2010 (ICEP 2010), NUI,Maynooth, Ireland,  
Cocchiglia, L., Kelly-Quinn, M. and Purcell, P. (2010) Construction impacts of road crossings on watercourses in SACs National Hydrology Conference, Athlone,  
Dr Mark G Richardson
King C., McEniry J., O'Kiely and Richardson M. (2011) Removal of soluble constituents from grass silage by hydrothermal conditioning, detergent and mechanical pressing Irish Agricultural Research Forum,  
King C., McEniry J., Richardson M. and O'Kiely P. (2011) Silage fermentation characteristics of different grass species grown at two N inputs and ensiled at sequential stages in the primary growth Irish Agricultural Research Forum, 94  
Doyle, K., Cumiskey, L., Farrell, R., King, C., McEniry, J., Richardson, M., O'Kiely, P. (2011) Optimising the engineering properties of grass fibrous by-product material as mud brick reinforcement EWB-UK National Research and Education Conference 'Our Global Future', London, 149 - 152  
O'Connell, M., McNally, C. & Richardson, M.G. (2010) The performance of limestone cement with GGBS exposed to elevated sulfate environments Bridge, Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, BCRI2010, Cork, Ireland, 619 - 626  
Dr Ali Tolooiyan
Shokri, A, Davoudi MH & Tolooiyan, A (2011) Numerical Modeling of Deep Drainage Galleries for Landslide Stabilisation Earth on the Edge: Science for a Sustainable Planet (IUGG 2011), Melbourne, Australia,  
Dr Yaqian Zhao
Kumar, JLG; Zhao, YQ; Babatunde, AO. (2011) Estimation of phosphorus dynamics in a four-stage laboratory-scale vertical flow constructed wetlands Abstract book of Joint Meeting of Society of Wetland Scientists, WETPOL and Wetland Biogeochemistry Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, 143  
Zhao, XH; Zhao, YQ; Kearney, P; (2011) Use of a novel operation strategy in constructed wetland for high strength wastewater treatment Proceedings of International Symposium on Water Resource and Environmental Protection (ISWREP2011), Xi'an, China, 3223 - 3226  
Hu, YS; Zhao, YQ. (2011) High rate nutrient removal from high strength wastewater with alum sludge based intermittent aeration constructed wetland (IACW) Abstract book of Joint Meeting of Society of Wetland Scientists, WETPOL and Wetland Biogeochemistry Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, 135  
Babatunde, AO; Zhao, YQ. (2010) Constructed wetland clogging - mechanisms, parameters, consequences and solutions Proceedings of 12th IWA International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, Venice, Italy, 1187 - 1187  
Cui, F; Zhou, Q; Wang, Y; Zhao, YQ. (2010) Application of constructed wetland for urban lake water purification: Trial of Xing-qing Lake in Xi'an city Proceedings of 2nd Irish International Conference on Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment and Environmental Pollution Control, Dublin, Ireland, 103 - 110  
Kumar, JLG; Zhao, YQ. (2010) Application of STELLA for modeling the fate of phosphorus removal in a vertical flow constructed wetland Proceedings of 12th IWA International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, Venice, Italy, 1334 - 1334  
Kumar, JLG; Zhao, YQ; Babatunde, AO; Jørgensen, SE. (2010) Application of STELLA software for modelling phosphorus removal in a constructed wetland employing dewatered alum sludge as main substrate Proceedings of 2nd Irish International Conference on Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment and Environmental Pollution Control, Dublin, Ireland, 92 - 102  
Zhao, XH; Zhao, YQ; Hu, YS. (2010) Comparative evaluation of newly developed alum sludge-based reed bed system for strength wastewater treatment: Results of three operation strategies Proceedings of 12th IWA International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, Venice, Italy, 1154 - 1162  
Yang, Y; Zhao, YQ; Wang, SP; Guo, XC; Ren, YX; Wang, L; Wang, XC. (2010) Enhanced removal of organic matter, ammoniacal-nitrogen and phosphorus from reject water of a municipal wastewater treatment plant using a novel alum sludge based tidal flow constructed wetland system Proceedings of 12th IWA International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, Venice, Italy, 1090 - 1100  
Babatunde, AO; Zhao, YQ. (2010) Five decades of constructed wetland technology: Knowledge overload, wisdom underload and the emergence of 4th generation systems Proceedings of 2nd Irish International Conference on Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment and Environmental Pollution Control, Dublin, Ireland, 2 - 4  
Yang, Y; Zhang, L; Zhao, YQ; Wang, SP; Guo, XC; Guo, Y; Wang, L; Ren, YX; Wang, XC. (2010) Towards the development of a novel construction solid waste (CSW) based constructed wetland system for tertiary treatment of secondary sewage effluents Proceedings of 2nd Irish International Conference on Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment and Environmental Pollution Control, Dublin, Ireland, 196 - 204  
Babatunde, AO; Zhao, YQ; Kumar, JLG; Hu, YS. (2010) Field performance dynamics of a two-stage, tidal-flow constructed wetland system integrating dewatered alum sludge as substrate Proceedings of 12th IWA International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, Venice, Italy, 130 - 131  
Babatunde, AO; Zhao, YQ; Kumar, JLG. (2010) Use of by-products including water treatment residuals as P-removing substrate in constructed wetland systems: Should any release be a concern? Proceedings of 12th IWA International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, Venice, Italy, 1188 - 1189  
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Published Reports
Dr Aoife Ahern
Ahern, A, Hine, J (2010) Rural Transport for older people in Ireland, North and South. CARDI, Dublin. Available Online  
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Other Publications
Dr Debra Fern Laefer
Laefer, D., Bertolotto, M., and Schoen, B. (2011) YobiLiDAR: 3D Spatial Indexing for LiDAR Data (Cover story). GIM International: Global Magazine of Geomatics: Articles.  
Laefer, D. (2011) Critical Skills for Structural Engineers Encountering Historic Structures. Structure Magazine NCSEA, CASE, SEI: Articles.  
Dr Yaqian Zhao
Zhao, YQ; Babatunde, AO; (2011) Foreword: Constructed Wetland Special Issue; Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering, 46(7), 677-679, 2011. Articles.  
Zhao, YQ. (2010) Urban Diffuse Pollution Control: Principles & Technologies (by Chengqing Yin), China Architecture & Building Press, Beijing, P.R. China, 2009, 330 pp. (ISBN 9787112108244), In:. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 67(6), pp. 968-969, 2010: Book Reviews.  
Zhao, YQ. (2010) Integrated Vertical-flow Constructed Wetland, (by Zhenbin Wu), Science Press, Beijing, P.R. China, 2008, 394 pp. (ISBN 9787030172518), In:. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 67(6), pp. 967-968, 2010: Book Reviews.  
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