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"Interrupted Turning of Hardened Steel". Image by Mr Timothy Halpin.

"Interrupted Turning of Hardened Steel". Image by Mr Timothy Halpin.

UCD School of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

UCD School of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering- Research Publications 2011/12

Below is the list of research publications for the UCD School of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering in the academic year 2011/12




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Books
Professor Eugene O'Brien
OBrien, E.J., Dixon, A.S., Sheils, E. (2012) Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Design, 2nd Ed. United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis.  

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Book Chapters
Dr John O'Sullivan
Bradford, R.A. and O'Sullivan, J.J. (2012) 'Addressing Interpretive Uncertainty in Flood Risk Management' In: Leal Filho, W (eds). Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer.  

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Books Edited
Dr Yaqian Zhao
Zhao, Yaqian; Zhan, Xinmin; Xiao Liwen (Ed.). (2012) Proc. Int. Symposium on Recent Advances in Water Resource Management & Pollution Control. Galway: NUI, Galway.  

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Peer Reviewed Journals
Dr Aoife Ahern
Ahern A, O'Connor T, MacRuairc G, McNamara M, O'Donnell D. (2012) 'Critical thinking in the university curriculum - the impact on engineering education'. European Journal of Engineering Education, 37 (2):125-132.  
A Ahern, J Hine; (2012) 'Valuing the mobility of older people'. Research in Transportation Economics, 34 (1):27-34.  
M Fu, A Ahern, A Kelly; (2011) 'Do regional characteristics affect the distribution of car engine sizes ? A case study of Ireland'. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 16 (7):509-514. Available Online  
Professor Michael Bruen
Feeley, H.B., Davis, S., Bruen, M., Blacklocke, S. and Kelly-Quinn, M. (2012) 'The impact of a catastrophic storm event on benthic macroinvertebrate communities in upland headwater streams and potential implications for ecological diversity and assessment of ecological status'. Journal of Limnology, 71 (2):309-318. Available Online  
Purcell, P., Bruen, M., O'Sullivan, J., Cocchiglia, L. and Kelly-Quinn, M. (2012) 'Water quality monitoring during the construction of the M3 motorway in Ireland'. Water and Environment Journal, 26 (2):175-183. Available Online  
O'Sullivan J.J., Bruen M., Purcell P.J., Gebre, F. (2012) 'Urban Drainage in Ireland - Embracing Sustainable Systems'. Water and Environment Journal, 26 (2):241-251.  
Ahilan, S., O'Sullivan, J.J., Bruen, M. (2012) 'Influences on flood frequency distributions in Irish river catchments'. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16 (4):1137-1150. Available Online  
Gowen, A.A., Tsenkova, R., Bruen, M., & O'Donnell, C. (2012) 'Vibrational spectroscopy for water quality analysis: a review'. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 42 (23):2546-2573.  
Earle, J.R., Blacklocke, S., Bruen, M., Almeida, G. & Keating, D.; (2011) 'Integrating the Implementation of the European Union Water Framework Directive and Floods Directive in Ireland'. Water Science Technology, 64 (10):2044-2051.  
He, Y., Pappenberger, F., Thielen-del Pozzo, J., Weerts, A., Ramos, M.-H., and Bruen, M.; (2011) 'Towards practical applications in ensemble hydro-meteorological forecasting. Preface to Special Issue'. Advances in Geosciences, 29 :119-121.  
Dr Paul Doherty
Paul Doherty and Kenneth Gavin; (2012) 'Cyclic and rapid axial load tests on displacement piles in soft clay'. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 138 (8):1022-1026.  
Doherty, P & Gavin, K (2012) 'Laterally loaded monopile design for offshore wind farms'. Energy, 165 (1):7-17.  
Doherty, P & Gavin, K (2011) 'The Shaft Capacity of Open-Ended Piles in Clay'. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 137 (11):1090-1102.  
Dr Paul Fanning
Devin, A. & Fanning, P.J. (2012) 'The Evolving Dynamic Response of a Four Storey Reinforced Concrete Structure During Construction'. Shock and Vibration, 19 :1-9.  
Rahman, M.E., Sujan, D., Pakrashi, P. , Fanning, P. (2012) 'A Parametric Study: Frame Analysis Method for Masonry Arch Bridges'. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, (68):934-940. Available Online  
Caprani, C.C., Keogh, J., Archbold, P. & Fanning, P. (2012) 'Enhancement factors for the vertical response of footbridges subjected to stochastic crowd loading'. Computers and Structures, 102-103 :87-96.  
O'Lionsigh, C., Oudjene, M., Shotton, E., Pizzi, A. and Fanning, P.J.; (2012) 'Mechanical behaviour and 3D stress analysis of multi-layered wooden beams made with welded through wood dowels'. Composite Structures, 94 (2):313-321.  
Gomez, H.C., Fanning, P.J., Feng, M.Q., Sungchil, L.; (2011) 'Testing and long-term monitoring of a curved concrete box girder bridge'. Engineering Structures, 33 (10):2861-2869.  
Dr Kenneth Gavin
Paul Doherty and Kenneth Gavin (2012) 'Axial cyclic and rapid load tests on displacement piles in soft clay'. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 138 (8):1022-1026.  
Paul Doherty and Kenneth Gavin; (2012) 'A review of current monopile design practice for offshore wind turbines'. Proceedings of the ICE - Energy, 165 (EN1):7-17.  
Kenneth Gavin; (2011) 'Case study of an project based learning course in civil engineering design'. European Journal of Engineering Education, 36 (6). Available Online  
Dr Arturo Gonzalez
Gonzalez, A., OBrien, E. and McGetrick, P. (2012) 'Identification of damping in a bridge using a moving instrumented vehicle'. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 331 (18):4115-4131. Available Online  
Meredith, J., Gonzalez, A. and Hester, D. (2012) 'Empirical mode decomposition of the acceleration response of a prismatic beam subject to a moving load to Identify multiple damage locations'. Shock and Vibration, 19 :1-12. Available Online  
Hester, D. and Gonzalez, A.; (2012) 'A wavelet-based damage detection algorithm based on bridge acceleration response to a vehicle'. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 28 :145-166. Available Online  
Caprani, C., Gonzalez, A., Rattigan, P. and OBrien, E.J.; (2012) 'Assessment dynamic ratio for traffic loading on highway bridges'. Structures and Infrastructure Engineering, 8 (3):295-304. Available Online  
Gonzalez, A., Cantero, D. and OBrien, E.J.; (2011) 'Dynamic increment in shear load effect due to heavy traffic crossing a highway bridge'. Computers and Structures, 89 (23-24):2261-2272. Available Online  
Mr David Igoe
Igoe, DJP, Gavin, KG and O'Kelly, BC; (2011) 'The shaft capacity of open-ended piles in sand'. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 137 (10):903-913.  
Dr Debra Fern Laefer
Rezaiguia, A., Fisli, Y., Ellagoune, S., Laefer, D., and Ouelaa, N. (2012) 'Extension of Semi-analytical Approach to Determine Natural Frequencies and Mode Shapes of Multi-span Orthotropic Bridge Deck'. Structural Engineering and Mechanics An International Journal, 43 (1):71-87.  
Laefer, DF; Anwar, M (2012) 'Review of strategies for the creation and population of urban microclimate models'. The Open Urban Studies Journal, 2012 (5):22-31.  
Mosa, A.S.M., Schön B., Bertolotto, M., Laefer, D.F.; (2012) 'Evaluating the benefits of Octree-based indexing for LiDAR data'. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 78 (9):1-8.  
Truong-Hong, L. Laefer, D., Hinks, T., and Carr H; (2012) 'Flying Voxel Method With Delaunay Triangulation Criterion For Façade/Feature Detection For Computation'. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 26 (6):691-707.  
Dr Michael Long
Hemmingway, P. and Long, M (2012) 'Design and development of a low-cost thermal response rig'. Proceedings of the ICE - Energy, 165 (3):137-148.  
Long, M., Brangan, C., Menkiti, C., Looby, M. and Casey, P. (2012) 'Retaining walls in Dublin boulder clay, Ireland'. Ice Geotechnical Engineering Journal, 165 (4):247-266.  
Donohue, S., Long, M., O'Connor, P., Eide-Helle, T., Pfaffhuber, A.A. and Rmoen, M. (2012) 'Multi-method mapping of quick clay'. Near Surface Geophysics, 10 (3):207-219.  
Long, M., Menkiti, C., Skipper, Brangan, C. and Looby, M. (2012) 'Retaining Wall Behaviour in Dublin's Estuarine Deposits. Ireland'. Ice Geotechnical Engineering Journal, 165 (6):351-365.  
Long, M. and Boylan, N. ; (2011) 'Discussion of Peat slope failures and other mass movements in western Ireland, August 2008 by A.P. Dykes and P. Jennings'. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 44 (4):491-494.  
Boylan, N,Long, M,Mathijssen, FAJM; (2011) 'In situ strength characterisation of peat and organic soil using full-flow penetrometers'. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48 :1085-1099.  
Hemmingway, P,Long, M.; (2011) 'Geothermal energy: settlement and water chemistry in Cork, Ireland'. Proceedings Of The Institution Of Civil Engineers-Engineering Sustainability, 164 (ES3):213-224.  
Dr Bill Magette
Purcell, M and Magette, WL; (2011) 'Targeted intervention strategies to optimise diversion of BMW in the Dublin, Ireland region'. Waste Management, 32 :2180-2189.  
Dr Ciaran McNally
McNally, C & Sheils, E (2012) 'Probability-based assessment of the durability characteristics of concretes manufactured using CEM II and GGBS binders'. Construction and Building Materials, 30 (5):22-29.  
Bonal, J, Donohue, S & McNally, C (2012) 'Wavelet analysis of bender element signals'. Geotechnique, 62 (3):243-252.  
O'Connell, M, McNally, C & Richardson, MG; (2012) 'Performance of concrete incorporating GGBS in aggressive wastewater environments'. Construction and Building Materials, 27 (1):368-374.  
Professor Eugene O'Brien
Taheri, A., OBrien, E.J., Collop, A.C. (2012) 'Pavement Damage Model Incorporating Vehicle Dynamics and a 3-Dimensional Pavement Surface'. International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 12 (4):374-383.  
Dowling, J., OBrien, E.J., Gonzalez, A. (2012) 'Adaptation of Cross Entropy Optimisation to a Dynamic Bridge WIM Calibration Problem Engineering Structures'. Engineering Structures, 44 :13-22.  
Gonz?z A, OBrien E.J., McGetrick P.J. (2012) 'Identification of damping in a bridge using a moving instrumented vehicle'. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 331 (18):4115-4131.  
Gonzalez, A., Cantero, D. and OBrien, E.J.; (2011) 'Dynamic increment in shear load effect due to heavy traffic crossing a highway bridge'. Computers and Structures, 89 (23-24):2261-2272. Available Online  
Dr John O'Sullivan
Bradford, R.A., O'Sullivan, J.J., van der Craats, I.M., Krywkow, J., Rotko, P., Bonaiuto, M., Waylen, K., Schelfaut, K. (2012) 'Risk perception Issues for flood management in Europe'. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 12 (7):2299-2309. Available Online  
O'Sullivan, J.J., Bradford, R.A., Bonaiuto, M., De Dominicis, S., Rotko, P., Aaltonen, J., Waylen, K., Langan, S.J. (2012) 'Enhancing flood resilience through improved risk communications'. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 12 (7):2271-2282. Available Online  
Purcell P., Bruen, M., O'Sullivan, J., Cocchiglia L., Kelly-Quinn M. (2012) 'Water quality monitoring during the construction of the M3 motorway in Ireland'. Water and Environment Journal, 26 (2):175-183.  
O'Sullivan J.J., Bruen M., Purcell P.J., Gebre, F. (2012) 'Urban Drainage in Ireland - Embracing Sustainable Systems'. Water and Environment Journal, 26 (2):241-251.  
Ahilan, S., O'Sullivan, J.J., Bruen, M. (2012) 'Influences on flood frequency distributions in Irish river catchments'. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16 (4):1137-1150. Available Online  
Dr Patrick J Purcell
Purcell P., Bruen, M., O'Sullivan, J., Cocchiglia L., Kelly-Quinn M. (2012) 'Water quality monitoring during the construction of the M3 motorway in Ireland'. Water and Environment Journal, 26 (2):175-183.  
O'Sullivan J.J., Bruen M., Purcell P.J., Gebre, F. (2012) 'Urban Drainage in Ireland - Embracing Sustainable Systems'. Water and Environment Journal, 26 (2):241-251.  
Cocchiglia, L., Curran, S. Hannigan, E, Purcell, P., Kelly-Quinn, M. (2012) 'Evaluation of the effects of fine sediment inputs from stream culverts on brown trout egg survival through field and laboratory assessments'. Inland Waters, 2 (1):47-58.  
Dr Mark G Richardson
King, C., McEniry, J., Richardson, M. and O'Kiely P. (2012) 'The effects of hydrothermal conditioning, detergent and mechanical pressing on the isolation of the fibre-rich press-cake fraction from a range of grass silages'. Biomass and Bioenergy, 42 :179-188.  
King, C., McEniry, J., Richardson, M. and O'Kiely P. (2012) 'Yield and chemical composition of five common grassland species in response to nitrogen fertiliser application and phenological growth stage'. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, 62 (7):644-658.  
O'Connell, M, McNally, C & Richardson, MG; (2012) 'Performance of concrete incorporating GGBS in aggressive wastewater environments'. Construction and Building Materials, 27 (1):368-374.  
Dr Yaqian Zhao
Zhao, YQ; Crosbie, D; (2012) 'Water pricing in Ireland: A techno-economic and political assessment'. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 69 (3):427-442.  
Hu, YS; Zhao, YQ; Zhao, XH; Kumar, JLG; (2012) 'High rate nitrogen removal in an alum sludge-based intermittent aeration constructed wetland'. Environmental Science and Technology, 46 (8):4583-4590.  
Hu, YS; Zhao, YQ; Zhao, XH; Kumar, JLG; (2012) 'Comprehensive analysis of step-feeding strategy to enhance biological nitrogen removal in alum sludge-based tidal flow constructed wetlands'. Bioresource Technology, 111 :27-35.  
Tony, Maha A; Purcell, PJ; Zhao, YQ; (2012) 'Oil refinery wastewater treatment using physico-chemical, Fenton and Photo-Fenton oxidation processes'. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering, 47 (3):435-440.  
Geng Yani; Zhang Jun; Zhou Qi; Xu Chundi; Zhao Yaqian; (2011) 'Fuzzy synthetic evaluation of Weihe water quality'. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 10 (10):1477-1484.  
Zhao, XH; Zhao, YQ; Kearney, P.; (2011) 'Transformation of beneficially reused aluminium sludge to potential P and Al resource after employing as P-trapping material for wastewater treatment in constructed wetland'. Chemical Engineering Journal, 174 (1):206-212.  

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Conference Publications
Dr Aoife Ahern
Rock, S. and Ahern, A. (2012) Evaluating transport equity in car dominant cities: the case of Dublin Irish Transport Research Network, University of Ulster, Belfast, UK,  
Fenton, V., Caufield, B. and Ahern, A. (2012) A review of Iristh Road Network - Barriers to older people Irish Transport Research Network, Belfast, UK,  
Ahern, A, S Charmin, C Van Geem, A Anund and L Van Sjorgen (2012) Self-Explaining Roads Irish Transport Research Network, Belfast,  
Ahern, A. M Redelbach, A Schulz (2012) National Travel Statistics - travel in Europe ITRN,  
G Mac Ruairc, A Ahern, T O' Connor and M McNamara (2012) I Know It When I See It: Explicating Critical Thinking in Higher Education Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Assessment American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada,  
Aoife Ahern, Harry Cullen; (2011) Self-explaining roads, forgiving road sides National Roads Authority, Cork,  
McRuairc G, Ahern A , O'Connor T and McNamara MS (2011) Explicating Critical Thinking in the Academy: The Equality Imperative ECER conference Berlin September 2011,  
Gerry McRuairc, Aoife Ahern, Martin McNamara, Tom O'Connor; (2011) Explicating Critical Thinking in the Academy: The Equality Imperative European Conference on Education Research, Berlin,  
Professor Michael Bruen
Bedri, Z., O'Sullivan, J.J., Bruen, M. (2012) An environmental consequence for Dublin Bay of a shift from hydro-carbon to other energy production methods IWA World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy, Dublin, Ireland,  
Ahilan, S., O'Sullivan, J.J., Bruen, M. (2012) Is the Gumbel distribution sufficiently flexible to model annual maxima series of Irish rivers? The 32nd Conference on Applied Statistics in Ireland, Louth, Ireland,  
Dr Paul Fanning
Keogh, J.; Caprani, C.C.; Archbold, P.; Fanning, P. (2012) Reliability analysis of footbridge serviceability considering crowd loading 6th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management IABMAS 2012, Villa Erba, Lake Como (Italy), Available Online  
Devin, A.; Fanning, P.J. (2012) Impact of non-structural components on modal response and structural damping IMAC 2012 - XXX Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, Florida, USA,  
Archbold, P., Keogh, J., Caprani, C. and Fanning, P.; (2011) A parametric study of pedestrian vertical force models for dynamic analysis of footbridges . In: Gentile, C. and Benedettini, F eds. EVACES 2011 - International Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures, Varenna, Italy, 339 - 346  
Fanning, P.J. and Forkan, J.; (2011) Impact of human occupancy on the modal properties of lightweight structures . In: Gentile, C. and Benedettini, F eds. EVACES 2011 - International Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures, Varenna, Italy, 333 - 338  
Devin, A. and Fanning, P.J.; (2011) Non-loading bearing elements and their contribution to a structure's dynamic response . In: Gentile, C. and Benedettini, F eds. EVACES 2011 - International Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures, Varenna, Italy, 667 - 676  
Dr Kenneth Gavin
Kenneth Gavin (2012) The use of case histories to encourage reflection by civil engineering design students . In: Bryan McCabe and Marina Pantazidou eds. Shaking the Foundations of Geotechnical Engineering, Galway,  
OBrien, E.J., Taheri, A., Gavin, K. (2012) Influence of Subgrade Subsidence on Train Track Dynamic Interaction CIVIL-COMP, Gran Canaria, Spain,  
Paul Doherty, Kenneth Gavin and Weichao Li; (2011) The impact of soil autocorrelation on pile load-displacement behaviour 2011 Pan-Am CGS Geotechnical Conference, Toronto,  
Paul Doherty, Kenneth Gavin and Bernard Casey; (2011) A parametric study on pile drivability for large diameter offshore monopiles 15th European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Athens, Greece,  
Kenneth Gavin, Paul Doherty, Lloyd Twomey and Jaime Bevin; (2011) Installation and static load resistance of pipe piles in glacial till 15th European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Athens, Greece,  
Dr Amanda Gibney
Hogan, D., Gibney, A., Dillon, S., and Tabakovic, A.; (2012) Road Recycling in Ireland LMJU 11th Annual International Conference on Pavement Engineering and Infrastructure,  
Dr Arturo Gonzalez
Keenahan, J., McGetrick, P., OBrien, E.J. and Gonzalez, A.; (2012) Using instrumented vehicles to detect damage in bridges ICEM15 - 15th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Porto, Portugal, Available Online  
Gonzalez, A. and Meredith, J.; (2012) Theoretical Testing of an Empirical Mode Decomposition Damage-Detection Approach Using a Spatial Vehicle-Bridge Interaction Model 6th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2012, Villa Erba, Lake Como (Italy), Available Online  
Aied, H. and Gonzalez, A.; (2012) Structural Analysis of Bridges with Time-Variant Modulus of Elasticity under Moving Loads 6th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management IABMAS 2012, Villa Erba, Lake Como (Italy), Available Online  
Dowling, J., Gonzalez, A., OBrien, E.J. and Jacob, B. (2012) Experimental Testing of a Multiple-Sensor Bridge Weigh-In-Motion Algorithm in an Integral Bridge . In: B. Jacob, A.-M. McDonnell, F. Schmidt, W. Cunagin eds. 6th International Conference on Weigh-In-Motion ICWIM6, Dallas, Texas (USA), Available Online  
Meredith, J. and Gonzalez, A.; (2011) Damage Identification in Bridges Using Empirical Mode Decomposition of the Acceleration Response to Random Traffic . In: George T. Michaltsos and George Gazetas eds. Innovations on Bridges and Soil-Bridge Interaction, IBSBI 2011, Athens, 471 - 478 Available Online  
Aied, H. and Gonzalez, A.; (2011) The effect of strain rate on the total response of a structure subject to a moving load . In: B.H.V. Topping and Y. Tsompanakis eds. The Thirteen International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, CC2011, Chania, Greece, Paper no. - CC123 Available Online  
Dr Michael Long
Hemmingway, P. and Long, M. ; (2011) Geothermal energy in small countries - laying the foundations for innovative development Proceedings 4th World Engineers Convention, Geneva, Switzerland, 7p  
Menkiti, C.O., Milligan, G.W.E., Long, M. and Higgins, P. ; (2011) Soil nailing in Dublin boulder clay . In: A. Anagnostopoulos et al eds. Proceedings 15th European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ECSMGE), Athens, Greece, 1521 - 1527  
Dr Bill Magette
Quinn, A, McNally, C & Magette, WL; (2012) Leaching of heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from reclaimed asphalt; application of an up-flow percolation test WASCON 2012, Gothenburg, Sweden,  
Dr Ciaran McNally
McNally, C; (2012) TEAM - overview of a Marie Curie project on bridge management IABMAS 2012: 6th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, Stresa, Italy,  
Attari, A, McNally, C & Richardson, MG (2012) Evaluation of time dependent chloride parameters for assessing reinforced concrete bridges IABMAS 2012: 6th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, Stresa, Italy,  
McNally, C, Seymour, P, O'Connell, M & Richardson, MG (2012) Study of GGBS mixer addition blends with CEM II/A-LL or CEM II/A-V in the context of Irish concrete standards International Congress on Durability of Concrete, Trondheim, Norway,  
Batista, FA, Antunes, ML, Mollenhauer, K & McNally ,C; (2012) Building blocks for a best practice guide on cold in place recycling 5th Eurasphalt & Eurobitume Congress, Istanbul,  
Quinn, A, McNally, C & Magette, WL; (2012) Leaching of heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from reclaimed asphalt; application of an up-flow percolation test WASCON 2012, Gothenburg, Sweden,  
Huang, Y, Parry, T, Wayman, M, McNally, C, Andersson-Sk Y, Wik, O & Enell, A; (2012) Risk assessment and life cycle assessment of reclaimed asphalt WASCON 2012, Gothenburg, Sweden,  
Enell, A, McNally, C, Licbinsky, R, Quinn, A, Mouillet, V & Wik, O; (2012) Environmental characterization of reclaimed asphalt WASCON 2012, Gothenburg, Sweden,  
Keenehan, J, Concannon, K, Hajializadeh, D & McNally, C; (2012) Numerical assessment of the thermal performance of structural precast panels Numerical Modeling Strategies for Sustainable Concrete Structures, Aix-en-Provence, France,  
Attari, A, McNally, C & Richardson, MG; (2012) Numerical model for quantifying degree of hydration in concrete mixes with reduced CO2 footprint Numerical Modeling Strategies for Sustainable Concrete Structures, Aix en Provence, France,  
DuPlooy, R, Attari, A, McNally, C, Richardson, MG, Palma-Lopes, S, Villain, G & D?bert, X (2012) Destructive and non-destructive condition assessment of a 100 year old concrete bridge International Conference on Durable Structures, Lisbon, Portugal,  
McNally, C; (2012) TEAM - a Marie Curie ITN on infrastructure management TRA 2012, Athens, Greece,  
Professor Eugene O'Brien
Lipari, A., OBrien, E.J., Caprani, C.C. (2012) A Comparative Study of a Bridge Traffic Load Effect Using Micro-Simulation and Eurocode Load Models . In: F. Biondini, D.M. Frangopol eds. Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management, Resilience & Sustainability, Stresa, Italy, 3420 - 3427  
Enright, B., Carey, C., Caprani, C.C. (2012) The Effect of Lane Changing on Long-Span Highway Bridge Traffic Loading . In: F. Biondini, D.M. Frangopol eds. Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management, Resilience & Sustainability, Stresa, Italy, 2997 - 3004  
OBrien, E.J., O'Connor, A.J., Arrigan, J.E. (2012) Introduction to the Long Life Bridges Project . In: F. Biondini, D.M. Frangopol eds. Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management, Resilience & Sustainability, Stresa, Italy, 2604 - 2608  
OBrien, E.J., O'Connor, A.J., Arrigan, J.E. (2012) Procedures for Calibrating Eurocode Traffic Load Model 1 for National Conditions . In: F. Biondini & D.M. Frangopol eds. Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management, Resilience & Sustainability, Stresa, Italy, 2597 - 2603  
Hayrapetova, A.A., O'Connor, A.J., OBrien, E.J. (2012) Traffic Load Models for Long Span Bridges . In: F. Biondini & D.M. Frangopol eds. Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management, Resilience & Sustainability, Stresa, Italy, 2589 - 2596  
OBrien, E.J., Hajializadeh, D., Sheils, E., Enright, B. (2012) Estimation of Lifetime Maximum Distributions of Bridge Traffic Load Effects . In: F. Biondini, D.M. Frangopol eds. Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management, Resilience & Sustainability, Stresa, Italy, 1482 - 1488  
Hajializadeh, D., OBrien, E.J., Enright B., Caprani, C.C., Sheils, E., Wilson, S.H. (2012) Probabilistic Study of Lifetime Load Effect Distribution of Bridges ASRANet, Croydon, United Kingdom,  
Caprani, C.C., Lipari, A., OBrien, E.J. (2012) Load Effect of Multi-lane Traffic Simulations on Long-span Bridges . In: F. Biondini, D.M. Frangopol eds. Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management, Resilience & Sustainability, Stresa, Italy, 1460 - 1467  
Hajializadeh, D., OBrien, E.J., Enright, B., Shiels, E. (2012) Nonlinear Response of Structures To Characteristic Loading Scenarios EMI/PMC Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and the 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Notre Dame, United States,  
Enright, B., Leahy, C., OBrien, E.J., Keenahan, J. (2012) Portable Bridge WIM Data Collection Strategy for Secondary Roads . In: B. Jacob, A.-M. McDonnell, F. Schmidt, W. Cunagin eds. 6th International Conference on Weigh-in-Motion, ICWIM6, Dallas, United States, 402 - 409  
Zhao, H., Uddin, N., Waldron, C.J., OBrien, E.J. (2012) Use of Weigh-in-Motion (WIM) Data for Site-Specific LRFR Bridge Rating . In: B. Jacob, A.-M. McDonnell, F. Schmidt, W. Cunagin eds. 6th International Conference on Weigh-in-Motion, ICWIM6, Dallas, United States, 368 - 375  
Zhao, Z., Uddin, N., OBrien, E.J. (2012) Field Verification of a Filtered Measured Moment Strain Approach to the Bridge Weigh-in-Motion Algorithm . In: B. Jacob, A.-M. McDonnell, F. Schmidt, W. Cunagin eds. 6th International Conference on Weigh-in-Motion, ICWIM6, Dallas, United States, 74 - 84  
Dowling, J., Gonzalez, A., OBrien, E.J. and Jacob, B. (2012) Experimental Testing of a Multiple-Sensor Bridge Weigh-In-Motion Algorithm in an Integral Bridge . In: B. Jacob, A.-M. McDonnell, F. Schmidt, W. Cunagin eds. 6th International Conference on Weigh-In-Motion ICWIM6, Dallas, Texas (USA), Available Online  
OBrien, E.J., Hajializadeh, D., Uddin, N., Robinson, D., Opitz, R. (2012) Strategies for Axle Detection in Bridge Weigh-in-Motion Systems . In: B. Jacob, A.-M. McDonnell, F. Schmidt, W. Cunagin eds. 6th International Conference on Weigh-in-Motion, ICWIM6, Dallas, United States, 86 - 93  
Keenahan, J. McGetrick, P.J., OBrien, E.J., Gonzalez, A. (2012) Using Instrumented Vehicles to Detect Damage in Bridges Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Porto, Portugal,  
OBrien, E.J., Taheri, A., Gavin, K. (2012) Influence of Subgrade Subsidence on Train Track Dynamic Interaction CIVIL-COMP, Gran Canaria, Spain,  
OBrien, E.J., Daly, A., O'Connor, A.J., Cahill, F., Arrigan, J.E. (2012) Increasing truck weight limits: Implications for bridges Transport Research Arena (TRA2012), 2071 - 2080  
E.J. OBrien, D. Hajializade, E. Sheils, B. Enright; (2011) A Two-Dimensional Approach to the Probabilistic Assessment of Bridge Safety 2nd Iranian Conference on Reliability Engineering (Reli2011), Tehran,  
Leahy, C., OBrien, E.J., Enright, B.; (2011) Modeling Extreme Traffic Loading on Bridges using Kernel Density Estimators . In: G.T. Michaltsos & G. Gazetas eds. Innovations on Bridges and Soil-Bridge Interaction, Athens, 439 - 446  
Dr John O'Sullivan
Bradford, R.A., O'Sullivan, J.J. (2012) A knowledge systems approach to effective flood risk communications IWA Congress on Water, Climate and Energy, Dublin, Ireland,  
Willuweit, L., O'Sullivan, J.J. (2012) A high-level model for sustainability assessment for urban water systems IWA World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy, Dublin, Ireland,  
Bedri, Z., O'Sullivan, J.J., Bruen, M. (2012) An environmental consequence for Dublin Bay of a shift from hydro-carbon to other energy production methods IWA World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy, Dublin, Ireland,  
Ahilan, S., O'Sullivan, J.J., Bruen, M. (2012) Is the Gumbel distribution sufficiently flexible to model annual maxima series of Irish rivers? The 32nd Conference on Applied Statistics in Ireland, Louth, Ireland,  
Bradford, R.A. and O'Sullivan J.J.; (2011) Improving Communication Strategies for Effective Flood Risk Management Irish National Hydrology Seminar, Athlone, Ireland,  
Bradford, R.A., O'Sullivan, J.J., Langan, S.J., Rotko, P., Bonaiuto, M., Twigger-Ross, C., Waylen, K., Aaltonen, J., Watson, R.D. and Carrus, G.; (2011) Improving Flood Communications in Europe: Results from Vulnerable and Impacted Communities . In: Zenz, G. and Hornich, R eds. International Symposium on Urban Flood Risk Management, Graz, Austria, 553 - 558  
Bradford, R.A., O'Sullivan, J.J., Langan, S.J., Rotko, P., Bonaiuto, M. & Twigger-Ross, C.; (2011) Organisational Structures for Effective Flood Risk Management . In: Zenz, G. and Hornich, R eds. International Symposium on Urban Flood Risk Management, Graz, Austria, 375 - 380  
Bradford, R.A. and O'Sullivan, J.J.; (2011) Influences on Flood Awareness and Preparedness in Improving Flood Risk Management . In: Zenz, G. and Hornich, R eds. International Symposium on Urban Flood Risk Management, Graz, Austria, 369 - 374  
Langan, S.J., Rotko, P., O'Sullivan, J., Bonaiuto, M., Twigger-Ross, C., Bradford, R., Waylen, K., Aaltonen, J., Watson, R.D. & Carrus, G. ; (2011) Uncertainty and Risk in Flood Communications (UR-Flood) in Europe . In: Zenz, G. and Hornich, R eds. International Symposium on Urban Flood Risk Management, Graz, Austria, 9 - 14  
Dr Patrick J Purcell
Purcell, P. (2012) Innovations in the Civil Engineering curriculum at University College Dublin International Conference on Engineering Education, Turku, Finland,  
Purcell, P., Cocchiglia, L., Kelly-Quinn, M. (2012) Post-construction monitoring of the culverts along the M3 and M7 motorways in Ireland International Water Association World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy, Dublin, Ireland,  
Dr Mark G Richardson
King, C., McEniry, J., Richardson, M. and O'Kiely, P. (2012) Ensilage characteristics of perennial ryegrass grown under two nitrogen fertiliser inputs and red clover, each harvested at five harvest dates in the primary growth XVI International Silage Conference, Hameenlinna, Finland, 458 - 459  
King, C., McEniry, J., Richardson, M. and O'Kiely, P. (2012) The chemical composition of five grass species grown under two nitrogen fertiliser inputs and ensiled at five sequential dates in the primary growth XVI International Silage Conference, Hameenlinna, Finland, 194 - 196  
McNally, C., Seymour, P., O'Connell, M. & Richardson, M.G. (2012) Study of GGBS mixer addition blends with CEM II/A-LL or CEM II/A-V in the context of Irish concrete standards International Congress on Durability of Concrete, Trondheim, A13-2/1 - A13-2/10  
Attari, A., McNally, C. & Richardson, M.G. (2012) Evaluation of time dependent chloride parameters for assessing reinforced concrete bridges IABMAS 2012: 6th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, Stresa, Italy,  
King, C., McEniry, J., Richardson, M. and O'Kiely, P. (2012) The tensile strength of two grass species at two contrasting growth stages and their subsequent reinforcement properties in clay blocks 24th European Grassland Federation Meeting, Grassland Science in Europe (Vol.17), Lublin, 475 - 476  
King, C., McEniry, J., Richardson, M. and O'Kiely, P. (2012) Investigating the effects of hydrothermal conditioning, detergent and mechanical pressing on the isolation of the fibrous press-cake fraction from grass silage 24th European Grassland Federation Meeting, Grassland Science in Europe (Vol.17), Lublin, 451 - 453  
du Plooy, Raelize; Attari, Azadeh; McNally, Ciaran; Richardson, Mark; Palma Lopes, Sergio; Villain, Geraldine; & D?bert, Xavier (2012) Destructive and non-destructive condition assessment of a 100 year old concrete bridge ICDS12 International Conference on Durable Structures: from construction to rehabilitation, Lisbon,  
Attari, A., McNally, C. & Richardson, M.G. (2012) Numerical model for quantifying degree of hydration in concrete mixes with reduced CO2 footprint SSCS 2012, Numerical Modeling, Strategies for Sustainable Concrete Structures, Aix en Provence,  
King C., McEniry J., O'Kiely P. and Richardson M. ; (2011) Characterisation of the fibre anatomy of two grasses sampled at various stages of maturity British Grassland Society 10th Research Conference, Belfast, 81 - 83  
King C., McEniry J., Richardson M. and O'Kiely P.; (2011) The chemical composition of a range of forage grasses grown under two nitrogen fertiliser inputs and harvested at different stages of maturity 29th EUCARPIA Meeting, Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses, Dublin, 54  
Dr Yaqian Zhao
Zhao Yaqian, Collum Sean, Phelan Mark (2012) Construction and operation of an engineered wetland-based microbial fuel cell (MFC) for electricity generation and wastewater treatment In: Abstract book of SESEH2012, 2012 Sino-European Symposium on Environment and Health, NUI, Galway, Ireland, 31  
Geng Yani., Zhang Jun., Zhou Qi., Zhao Yaqian (2012) Assessment of water environmental carrying capacity in Xian, China Proc. Int. Symposium on Recent Advances in Water Resource Management & Pollution Control, NUI, Galway, Ireland, 235 - 243  
Liu, Y.G., Wang, N.L., Wang, L.G., Zhao, Y.Q., Wu, X.B (2012) Application of GIS in regional ecological risk assessment of water resources Proc. Int. Symposium on Recent Advances in Water Resource Management & Pollution Control, NUI, Galway, Ireland, 130 - 142  
Kumar, JLG., Zhao, YQ., Hu, YS., Babatunde, AO., Zhao, XH (2012) Modelling and simulation of enhanced removal of phosphorus (P) in highly loaded pilot field-scale tidal flow constructed wetland system In; Abstract book of IWA-WCE 2012 (IWA World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy), Dublin, Ireland,  
Hu Yuansheng, Zhao Yaqian, Kearney Patrick. (2012) Innovative enhancement of nitrogen removal in a multi-stage treatment wetlands: Testing methodology and reliability of results In: Abstract book of 22nd Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium (Irish Environ 2012), Dublin, Ireland, 121  
Kumar, JLG; Zhao, YQ; Hu, YS; Babatunde, AO; Zhao, XH; (2011) Nitrogen transformation in a pilot four-stage on-site flood and drain constructed wetland system employing alum sludge as main substrate Abstract book of the American Water Resources Association 2011 Annual Water Resources Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA,  

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Other Publications
Dr Debra Fern Laefer
Truong-Hong, L. and Laefer, D.; (2011) Linking Scanned Data to Simulation. ANSYS ADVANTAGE: Articles.  
Dr Patrick J Purcell
Purcell, P. (2012) Monitoring aquatic quality during motorway construction in Special Areas of Conservation. Engineers Ireland - Water and Environment section: Invited papers.  
Dr Yaqian Zhao
Zhao, YQ; (2012) Biological Phosphorus Removal Activated Sludge Process in Warm Climates, by Cao Ye Shi. IWA Publishing, London, 2011, 168pp., (ISBN: 9781843393818), and Mass Flow and Energy Efficiency of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants, by Cao Ye Shi. IWA Publishing, London, 2011, 132pp., (ISBN: 9781843393825). International Journal of Environmental Studies, 69(4), 686-687, 2012: Book Reviews.  
Zhao, YQ; (2012) Water and Sanitation-Related Diseases and the Environment: Challenges, Interventions, and Preventive Measures, by Janine M. H. Selendy. WILEY-BLACKWELL, A John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publication, New Jersey, 2011, 552pp., (ISBN: 978-0-470-52785-6). International Journal of Environmental Studies, 69(4), 684-685, 2012: Book Reviews.  
Zhao, YQ: (2012) Handbook of Wastewater Treatment Plant Design, 2nd Edition, by Sheping Wang and Junfa Gao. Chemical Industrial Press, Beijing, P.R. China, 2011, 465pp., (ISBN: 978-7-122-11052-7). International Journal of Environmental Studies, 69(4), 688-690, 2012: Book Reviews.  
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