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UCD School of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering- Research Publications 2012/13

Below is the list of research publications for the UCD School of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering in the academic year 2012/13




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Books Edited

Dr Yaqian Zhao
Zhao, Yaqian; Gu, Jidong; Zhan, Xinmin; (Ed.). (2013) Special issue: Recent Advances in Water Resource Management and Pollution Control: With Special Focus on China, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 12(7). Romania: EcoZone Publishing House.  
Zhao, YQ; Wang, WK; Bruen, M; Zhao, XH (Ed.). (2013) Proc. Int. Symposium on Water Resources and Pollution Control in Arid/Semi-arid Regions (ISWPAR2013). Xi'an: China.  


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Peer Reviewed Journals

Dr Zeinab Almoniem Bedri
Bedri, Z., Bruen, M., Dowley, A., and Masterson, B. (2013) 'Environmental consequences of a power plant shut-down: A three-dimensional water quality model of Dublin Bay'. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 71 (1-2):117-128.  
Professor Michael Bruen
Bedri, Z., Bruen, M., Dowley, A., and Masterson, B. (2013) 'Environmental consequences of a power plant shut-down: A three-dimensional water quality model of Dublin Bay'. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 71 (1-2):117-128.  
O'Loughlin, F,Bruen, M,Wagener, T (2013) 'Parameter sensitivity of a watershed-scale flood forecasting model as a function of modelling time-step'. Hydrology Research, 44 (2):334-350.  
Nasr, A,Bruen, M (2013) 'Derivation of a fuzzy national phosphorus export model using 84 Irish catchments'. Science of the Total Environment, 443 :539-548.  
Feeley, HB,Bruen, M,Blacklocke, S,Kelly-Quinn, M (2013) 'A regional examination of episodic acidification response to reduced acidic deposition and the influence of plantation forests in Irish headwater streams'. Science of the Total Environment, 443 :173-183.  
O'Sullivan, J.J., Ahilan, S., Bruen, M. (2012) 'A modified Muskingum routing approach for floodplain flows: theory and practice'. Journal of Hydrology, 470-471 :239-254. Available Online  
Ahilan, S., O'Sullivan, J.J., Bruen, M., Brauders, N., Healy, D. (2012) 'Bankfull discharge and recurrence intervals in Irish rivers'. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Water Management, 166 (7):381-393.  
Ms Sheila Convery
Petrov, L.A., Shahumyan, H., Williams, B., Convery, S. (2013) 'Applying Spatial Indicators to Support Sustainable Urban Futures'. Environmental Practice, 15 (1):19-32.  
Dr Paul Fanning
O'Loinsigh, C.; Oudjene, M.; Ait-Aider, H.; Fanning, P.; Pizzi, A.; Shotton, E.; Meghlat, E.M. (2012) 'Experimental Study of Timber-to-Timber Composite Beam Using Welded-Through Wood Dowels'. Construction and Building Materials, 36:245-250.  
Gibbons, N; Fanning, P.J. (2012) 'Rationalising Assessment Approaches for Masonry Arch Bridges'. Proceedings of ICE, Bridge Engineering Journal, 165 (3):169-184.  
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.  
Dr Kenneth Gavin
Gavin, K. G., Igoe, D.I., Kirwan, L., (2013) 'The effect of ageing on the axial capacity of piles in sand'. Ice Geotechnical Engineering Journal, 166 (GE2):122-130.  
Gavin. K , and Tolooiyan. A; (2012) 'An Investigation of Correlation Factors Linking Footing Resistance on Sand with Cone Penetration Test Results'. Computers and Geotechnics, 46 :84-92. Available Online  
Dr Amanda Gibney
Doyle, TA, McNally, C, Gibney, A & Tabakovic, A (2013) 'Developing maturity methods for the assessment of cold-mix bituminous materials'. Construction and Building Materials, 38 (1):524-529.  
Dr Arturo Gonzalez
Gonzalez, A. and Aied, H. (2013) 'Application of the Hilbert-Huang Transform for Identification of Changes in Boundary Conditions of a Bridge Using Vibration Data due to Traffic'. Key Engineering Materials, 569-570:892-900. Available Online  
Hester, D. and Gonzalez, A. (2013) 'Impact of Road Profile when Detecting a Localised Damage from Bridge Acceleration Response to a Moving Vehicle'. Key Engineering Materials, 569-570:199-206. Available Online  
Gonzalez, A., Covian, E., Casero, M., and Cooper, J. (2013) 'Experimental Testing of a Cross-Entropy Algorithm to Detect Damage'. Key Engineering Materials, 569-570:1170-1178. Available Online  
Cantero, D., Gonzalez, A. and Basu, B. (2013) 'Monitoring of Changes in Bridge Response Using Weigh-In-Motion Systems'. Key Engineering Materials, 569-570:183-190. Available Online  
Gonzalez, A. and Hester, D. (2013) 'An Investigation into the Acceleration Response of a Damaged Beam-Type Structure to a Moving Force'. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 332 (13):3201-3217. Available Online  
McGetrick, P., Kim, C.-W., Gonzalez, A. and OBrien, E.J. (2013) 'Dynamic axle force and road profile identification using a moving vehicle'. International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, 2 (1):1-16. Available Online  
Dowling, J., OBrien, E. and Gonzalez, A.; (2012) 'Adaptation of Cross Entropy Optimisation to a Dynamic Bridge WIM Calibration Problem'. Engineering Structures, 44:13-22. Available Online  
González, A., Dowling, J., OBrien, E.J. and Znidari?, A. (2012) 'Testing of a Bridge Weigh-in-Motion Algorithm Utilising Multiple Longitudinal Sensor Locations'. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 40 (6):961-975. Available Online  
Mr David Igoe
Gavin, K. G., Igoe, D.I., Kirwan, L., (2013) 'The effect of ageing on the axial capacity of piles in sand'. Ice Geotechnical Engineering Journal, 166 (GE2):122-130.  
Professor Debra Fern Laefer
Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D.F (2013) 'Validating Computational Models from Laser Scanning Data for Historic Facades'. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 41 (3):1-16.  
Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D.F. (2013) 'Impact of modeling architectural detailing for predicting unreinforced masonry response to subsidence'. Automation in Construction, 30 (March):191-204.  
Hinks, T,Carr, H,Linh, TH,Laefer, DF (2013) 'Point Cloud Data Conversion into Solid Models via Point-Based Voxelization'. Journal Of Surveying Engineering-Asce, 139 (2):72-83.  
Truong-Hong, L,Laefer, DF,Hinks, T,Carr, H (2013) 'Combining an Angle Criterion with Voxelization and the Flying Voxel Method in Reconstructing Building Models from LiDAR Data'. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 28:112-129.  
Dr Michael Long
Long, M and Boylan, N. (2013) 'Predictions of settlements in peat soils'. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 46 (3):303-322.  
Gylland, A., Long, M., Emdal, A. and Sandven, R. (2013) 'Characterisation and engineering properties of Tiller clay'. Engineering Geology, 164 (September):86-100.  
Emdal, A., Long, M., Bihs, A., Gylland, A. and Boylan, N. (2012) 'Characterisation of Quick Clay at Dragvoll, Trondheim, Norway'. Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society, 43 (4):11-23.  
Boylan, N. and Long, M. (2012) 'In situ testing of peat - a review and update on recent developments'. Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society, 43 (4):41-55.  
Long, M., Donohue, S., L'Heureux, J.-S., Solberg, I-L,, Rønning, S., Limacher, R., O'Connor, P., Sauvin, G., Rømoen, M. and Lecomte, I. (2012) 'Relationship between electrical resistivity and basic geotechnical parameters for marine clays'. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 49 (10):1158-1168.  
Long, M., Daynes, P., Donohue, S. and Looby, M. (2012) 'Retaining wall behaviour in Dublin's fluvio-glacial gravel, Ireland'. Ice Geotechnical Engineering Journal, 165 (5):289-307.  
Dr Ciaran McNally
Doyle, TA, McNally, C, Gibney, A & Tabakovic, A (2013) 'Developing maturity methods for the assessment of cold-mix bituminous materials'. Construction and Building Materials, 38 (1):524-529.  
McDermott, J, Swafford, JM, Hemberg, M, Byrne, J, Hemberg, E, Fenton, M, McNally, C, Shotton, E, & O'Neill, M; (2012) 'Advantages and limitations of string-rewriting grammars in evolutionary architectural design'. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 39 (4):713-731.  
Professor Eugene O'Brien
McGetrick, P.J., Kim, C.W., González, A. and OBrien, E.J. (2013) 'Dynamic axle force and road profile identification using a moving vehicle'. International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, 2 (1):1-16.  
Carey, C.H., OBrien, E.J., Keenahan, J. (2013) 'Investigating the Use of Moving Force Identification Theory in Bridge Damage Detection'. Key Engineering Materials, 569-570:215-222.  
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.  
González, A., Dowling, J., OBrien, E.J., Znidaric, A. (2012) 'Testing of a Bridge Weigh-in-Motion Algorithm Utilising Multiple Longitudinal Sensor Locations'. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 40 (6):961-975.  
Dr John O'Sullivan
O'Sullivan, J.J., Ahilan, S., Bruen, M. (2012) 'A modified Muskingum routing approach for floodplain flows: theory and practice'. Journal of Hydrology, 470-471:239-254. Available Online  
Ahilan, S., O'Sullivan, J.J., Bruen, M., Brauders, N., Healy, D. (2012) 'Bankfull discharge and recurrence intervals in Irish rivers'. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Water Management, 166 (7):381-393.  
Dr Patrick J Purcell
Cocchiglia, L., Purcell, P. and Kelly-Quinn, M. (2012) 'A critical review of the effects of motorway river crossing construction on the aquatic environment'. Freshwater Reviews, 5 (2):141-168.  
Dr Mark G Richardson
King, C., Richardson, M., McEniry, J., O'Kiely P. (2013) ''Potential use of fibrous grass silage press-cake to minimize shrinkage cracking in low-strength building materials'. Biosystems Engineering, 115:203-210.  
King, C, McEniry, J, Richardson, M, O'Kiely, P (2013) 'Silage fermentation characteristics of grass species grown under two nitrogen fertilizer inputs and harvested at advancing maturity in the spring growth'. Grassland Science, 59 (1):30-43.  
Dr Amir Tabakovic
Doyle, TA, McNally, C, Gibney, A & Tabakovic, A (2013) 'Developing maturity methods for the assessment of cold-mix bituminous materials'. Construction and Building Materials, 38 (1):524-529.  
Dr Linh Truong Hong
Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D.F (2013) 'Validating Computational Models from Laser Scanning Data for Historic Facades'. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 41 (3):1-16.  
Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D.F. (2013) 'Impact of modeling architectural detailing for predicting unreinforced masonry response to subsidence'. Automation in Construction, 30 (March):191-204.  
Dr Yaqian Zhao
Zhang, Jun; Geng, Yani; Zhou, Qi; Zhao, Yaqian (2013) 'Assessment of water environmental carrying capacity in Xian, China'. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 12 (7):1481-1486.  
Liu, Yinge; Wang, Ninglian; Wang, Lingang; Zhao, Yaqian; Wu, Xiaobo; (2013) 'Application of GIS in regional ecological risk assessment of water resources'. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 12 (7):1465-1474.  
Yang, Shengke; Wang, Wenke; Zhao, Yue; Gao, Chanjuan; Zhao, Yaqian (2013) 'Adsorption of hexachlorocyclohexane by raw and surfactant modified meerschaum'. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 12 (7):1381-1392.  
Jiang, Yanan; Ka Shun Chan Faith; Holden, Joseph; Zhao, Yaqian; Duan, Dabo (2013) 'China's water management: challenges and solutions'. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 12 (7):1311-1322.  
Zhao, YQ; Collum, S; Phelan, M; Goodbody, T; Doherty, L; Hu, YS; (2013) 'Preliminary investigation of constructed wetland incorporating microbial fuel cell: Batch and continuous flow trials'. Chemical Engineering Journal, 229:364-370.  
Wang, CH; Gao, SJ; Pei, YS; Zhao, YQ; (2013) 'Use of drinking water treatment residuals to control the internal phosphorus loading from lake sediments: Laboratory scale investigation'. Chemical Engineering Journal, 225:93-99.  
Zhao, YQ; Singleton, P; Meredith, S; Rennick, GW. (2013) 'Current status of pesticides application and their residue in the water environment in Ireland'. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 70 (1):59-72.  
Zhao,XH; Zhao,YQ; Kearney,P; (2013) 'Phosphorus recovery as AlPO4 from beneficially reused aluminium sludge arising from water treatment'. Environmental Technology, 34:263-268.  
Hua,GF; Li,L; Zhao,YQ; Zhu,W; Shen,JQ; (2013) 'An integrated model of substrate clogging in vertical flow constructed wetlands'. Journal of Environmental Management, 119:67-75.  


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Conference Publications

Dr Aoife Ahern
Aoife Ahern, John Humprheys (2013) The Influence of Urban Spatial Irish Transport Research Network,  
Roisin Murray, Mike Murphy, Aoife Ahern (2013) A comparative study of the policy Irish Transport Research Network,  
Lisa Davison, Aoife Ahern (2013) The travel and transport implications Irish Transport Research Network,  
Aoife Ahern, Eleni Anoyrkati, Martin Redelbach, Lars Akermann, Angelica Schulz, Gill Weyman (2013) National Travel Statistics in Europe World Conference on Transportaiton Research,  
Van Geem, C. Charmin, S., Ahern, A. Anund, A, Sjorgen, L., Pumberger, A. Grayson, G. Helman, S. (2013) Speed Adpatation Control by Self-Explaining Roads 16th International Conference on Road Safety on 4 Continents,  
Ahern A and Hine J (2012) Older people and travel in rural Ireland History Policy: Exploring a usable past,  
MacRuairc, G; O'Connor, T; McNamara, M; Ahern A (2012) Explicating Critical Thinking in Higher Education Pedagogy European Conference on Educational Research,  
Dr Zeinab Almoniem Bedri
Bedri,Z., O'Sullivan, J.J., Corkery, A., Deering, L., Demeter, K., Meijer, W. G., O'Hare, G. and Masterson, B. (2012) Real-time Prediction System of Bathing Water Quality at Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland New Developments in IT & Water, Amsterdam,  
Professor Michael Bruen
Rymszewicz, A., O'Sullivan, J., Bruen M., Turner, J., Conroy, E., Kelly-Quinn, M. (2013) Continuous Monitoring of Suspended Sediments - Issues in Irish Catchments 45th Conference of Irish Geographers, Galway, Ireland, 1 - 8  
Rymszewicz, A., O'Sullivan, J., Bruen M., Turner, J., Conroy, E., Kelly-Quinn, M. (2012) Suspended Sediment Fluxes and Water Quality - Pressures and Challenges 3rd International Particles in Europe (PiE) Conference, Barcelona, Spain,  
Dr Paul Doherty
Paul Doherty, Lisa Kirwan, Kenneth Gavin, David Igoe, Shane Tyrrell, Darren Ward, Brendan O'Kelly (2012) Soil properties at the UCD geotechnical research site at Blessington Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland 2012, Dublin, Ireland, 499 - 504  
Dr Paul Fanning
Devin, A., Fanning, P.J., Middleton, C.J., Pavic, A. (2013) Structural Dynamic Parameter Identification & the Effect of Test Techniques IMAC XXXI Conference and Exhibition on Structural Dynamics, Orange County, California, USA,  
Keogh, J.; Caprani, C.C.; Archbold, P.; Fanning, P. (2012) The effect of cluaters within crowds of pedestrians on the vertical response of a flexible footbridge. In: Colin Caprani, Alan O'Connor eds. BCRI 12 - Bridge & Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, 385 - 390 Available Online  
Gibbons, N.; Fanning, P.J. (2012) Nonlinear three dimensional finite element modelling of a masonry arch bridge. In: Colin Caprani, Alan O'Connor eds. BCRI 12 - Bridge & Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, 79 - 84 Available Online  
Dr Kenneth Gavin
Gavin, K., O'Connor, A.J., OBrien, E.J., Tucker, M. (2012) Sustainable Maintenance and Analysis of Rail Transport Infrastructure (SMART rail). In: A.J. O'Connor, C.C. Caprani eds. Bridge & Concrete Research in Ireland, 529 - 533  
David Igoe, Ken Gavin, Brendan O'Kelly and Brian Byrne (2012) The use of in-situ site investigation techniques for the axial design of offshore piles International Conference on Site Characterisation,  
Shane Donohue, Kenneth Gavin and Ali Tolooiyan (2012) Railway earthwork stability assessment using geophysics International Conference on Site Characterisation,  
Tiernan Byrne, Paul Doherty, Ken Gavin and Robert Overy (2012) Pile driving measurements from offshore platforms Society of Underwater Technology,  
Dr Amanda Gibney
Gibney, A., Hennessy, E., Farrell, L. (2013) Bridging the gap between theory and practice in creativity education EAIR 35th Annual Forum,  
Gibney, A (2013) Promoting Creative Thinking on First Year Engineering World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, ICHE 2013: International Conference on Higher Education,  
Dr Arturo Gonzalez
Hester, D. and Gonzalez, A. (2013) Impact of road profile when detecting a localised damage from bridge acceleration response to a moving vehicle. In: Biswajit Basu eds. 10th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures (DAMAS 2013), Dublin, paper 230 Available Online  
Cantero, D., Gonzalez, A. and Basu, B. (2013) Monitoring of changes in bridge response using Weigh-In-Motion systems. In: Biswajit Basu eds. 10th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures (DAMAS 2013), Dublin, paper 231 Available Online  
Gonzalez, A., Covian, E., Casero, M. and Cooper, J. (2013) Experimental testing of a cross-entropy algorithm to detect damage. In: Biswajit Basu eds. 10th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures (DAMAS 2013), Dublin, paper 101 Available Online  
Gonzalez, A. and Aied, H. (2013) Application of the Hilbert-Huang Transform to identification of changes in boundary conditions of a bridge using vibration data due to traffic. In: Biswajit Basu eds. 10th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures (DAMAS 2013), Dublin, paper 232 Available Online  
Covian, E., Casero, M. and Gonzalez, A. (2013) Estimation of structural parameters using static loading tests. In: George Deodatis, Bruce R.Ellingwood and Dan M.Frangopol eds. 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR 2013), Columbia University in New York City, 696 Available Online  
McGetrick, P., Kim, C.-W., Gonzalez, A. and OBrien, E.J. (2012) Dynamic Axle Force and Road Profile Identification Using a Moving Vehicle The 25th KKCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering, Busan, KOREA, Available Online  
McGetrick, P., Kim, C.W., Gonzalez, A., OBrien, E. and Kawatani, M. (2012) Damping Detection for Periodic Bridge Health Monitoring Using a Moving Vehicle Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE) 14th International Summer Symposium, Nagoya University, Japan, Available Online  
Keenahan, J., Gonzalez, A., McGetrick, P. and OBrien, E.J.; (2012) Using Instrumented Vehicles to Detect Damage in Bridges. In: Colin Caprani, Alan O'Connor eds. BCRI 12 - Bridge & Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, 195 - 198 Available Online  
Aied, H. and Gonzalez, A.; (2012) Response of a Simply Supported Beam with a Strain Rate Dependent Elasticity Modulus when Subjected to a Moving Load. In: Colin Caprani, Alan O'Connor eds. BCRI 12 - Bridge & Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, 445 - 450 Available Online  
Professor Debra Fern Laefer
Laefer, DF; Murphy, D (2012) Characteristic Damage Concentration: a New Damage Index for Historic Interiors Eighth Intl Conf. on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions, Wroclaw Poland, 297 - 301  
Clarke, J; Laefer, DF (2012) Generation of a Building Typology for Urban Tunnelling Risk Assessment Joint Symposium Proceedings of Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland, Dulbin, Ireland,  
Dr Michael Long
Carroll, R., Long, M. and Ward, D. (2012) Use of CPTU and DMT to characterize silty soil . In: Coutinho, R.Q. and Mayne, P.W eds. Proceedings 4th. International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation (ISC4), Recife, Brazil, 241 - 249  
Bihs, A., Nordal, S., Boylan, N. and Long, M. (2012) Interpretation of consolidation parameters from CPTU results in sensitive clays. In: Coutinho, R.Q. and Mayne, P.W eds. Proceedings 4th. International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation (ISC4), Recife, Brazil, 227 - 234  
Hemmingway, P. and Long, M (2012) Interpretation of in situ and laboratory thermal measurements resulting in accurate thermogeological characterisation. In: Coutinho, R.Q. and Mayne, P.W eds. Proceedings 4th. International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation (ISC4), Recife, Brazil, 1779 - 1787  
Dr Ciaran McNally
Fenton, M, McNally, C & O'Neill, M (2013) The Interaction between Objectives and Constraints in Evolutionary Structural Engineering Optimisation 12th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM12), Raleigh, North Carolina,  
Attari, A, McNally, C & Richardson, MG (2013) Probability-based modeling of corrosion initiation times using mix-dependent age factors 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR), Columbia University, New York,  
Van den Bergh, W, McNally, C, De Keersmaecker, A & Fallon, E (2013) Fatigue and Healing performance of bituminous binders and mixtures for road pavement - Results of Re-Road project 4th International Conference on Self Healing Materials, Ghent, Belgium, 189 - 190  
Richardson, MG, Seymour, P, McNally, C & O'Connell, M (2012) Equivalent concrete performance concept: Durability studies of limestone cement / GGBS concretes 3rd International Conference on the Durability of Concrete Structures, Belfast, United Kingdom,  
Fallon, E, McNally, C & Gibney, A (2012) The use of LiDAR in testing asphalt for resistance to permanent deformation Bridge, Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, BCRI2012, Dublin,  
Attari, A, McNally, C & Richardson, MG (2012) Evaluation of chloride ingress parameters in concrete using Backscattered Electron (BSE) imaging to assess degree of hydration - a proposal Bridge, Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, BCRI2012, Dublin,  
Wang, Z, McNally, C & Yang, T (2012) Surface wave testing of asphalt pavements Bridge, Infrastructure and Concrete Research in Ireland, BCRI2012, Dublin,  
Professor Eugene O'Brien
Carey, C.H., OBrien, E.J., Keenahan, J. (2013) Investigating the use of Moving Force Identification Theory in Bridge Damage Detection 10th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures,  
OBrien, E.J., Enright, B., Leahy, C. (2013) The Effect of Truck Permitting Policy on US Bridge Loading 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR 2013), New York,  
OBrien, E.J., Caprani, C.C., Dempsey, A.T. (2013) Extending Bridge Life by Quantifying the Load Side of the Load-versus-Resistance Safety Inequality The 8th International Cable Supported Bridge Operators Conference, Edinburgh,  
Enright, B., Hajializadeh, D., OBrien, E.J. (2013) Reliability-based Bridge Assessment using Enhanced Monte Carlo to Simulate Extreme Traffic Loading 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR 2013), New York,  
Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J., Blacoe, S. (2013) Vision Systems for Analysis of Congested Traffic Assessment, Upgrading and Refurbishment of Infrastructures, Rotterdam,  
OBrien, E.J., Keenahan, J. (2013) Using Instrumented Quarter-Cars for Drive By Bridge Inspection Assessment, Upgrading and Refurbishment of Infrastructures, Rotterdam,  
OBrien, E.J., Favai, P., Corbally, R. (2013) Multiple-Equation Bridge Weigh-in-Motion Assessment, Upgrading and Refurbishment of Infrastructures, Rotterdam,  
OBrien, E.J., Keenahan, J. (2013) Using an instrumented tractor-trailer to detect damage in bridges IMAC XXXII - A conference and exposition on structural dynamics, Garden Grove, California,  
Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J., Lipari, A. (2013) The effect of controlling heavy vehicle gaps on long-span bridge loading Transport Reseach Board Annual Meeting,  
McGetrick, P., Kim, C.-W., Gonzalez, A. & OBrien, E.J. (2012) Dynamic Axle Force and Road Profile Identification Using a Moving Vehicle The 25th KKCNN Symposium on Civil Engineering, Busan, Korea,  
McGetrick, P., Kim, C.W., Gonzalez, A., OBrien, E. & Kawatani, M. (2012) Damping Detection for Periodic Bridge Health Monitoring Using a Moving Vehicle Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE) 14th International Summer Symposium, Nagoya University, Japan,  
Gavin, K., O'Connor, A.J., OBrien, E.J., Tucker, M. (2012) Sustainable Maintenance and Analysis of Rail Transport Infrastructure (SMART rail). In: A.J. O'Connor, C.C. Caprani eds. Bridge & Concrete Research in Ireland, 529 - 533  
OBrien, E.J., O'Connor, A.J., Tucker, M. (2012) Procedures for Calibration of Eurocode Traffic Load Model 1 for National Conditions. In: A.J. O'Connor, C.C. Caprani eds. Bridge & Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, 373 - 378  
OBrien, E.J., O'Connor, A.J., Tucker, M. (2012) Long Life Bridges. In: A.J. O'Connor, C.C. Caprani eds. Bridge & Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, 325 - 329  
OBrien, E.J., Keenahan, J., McGetrick, P., Gonzalez, A. (2012) Using Instrumented Vehicles to Detect Damage in Bridges. In: A.J. O'Connor, C.C. Caprani eds. Bridge & Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, 195 - 198  
OBrien, E.J., Enright, B., Williams, B., Leahy, C. (2012) Estimating Characteristic Bridge Loads on a Non-Primary Road Network . In: A.J. O'Connor, C.C. Caprani eds. Bridge & Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, 189 - 194  
OBrien, E.J., Lipari, A., Caprani, C.C. (2012) Effect of Single-Lane Congestions on Long-Span Bridge Traffic Loading. In: A.J. O'Connor, C.C. Caprani eds. Bridge & Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, 183 - 188  
Blacoe, S., Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J., Lipari, A. (2012) Determination of Minimum Gap in Congested Traffic. In: A.J. O'Connor, C.C. Caprani eds. Bridge & Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, 31 - 36  
Hajializadeh, D., OBrien, E.J., Sheils, E., Enright, B. (2012) Spatially Variable Assessment of Lifetime Maximum Load Effect Distribution in Bridges. In: A.J. O'Connor, C.C. Caprani eds. Bridge & Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, 379 - 383  
Dr John O'Sullivan
J.J. O'Sullivan, Z. Bedri, A. Corkery, L. Deering, K. Demeter, W.G. Meijer, B. Masterson and G. O'Hare (2013) Bathing water quality prediction ising an integrated catchment and 3-D coastal hydrodynamic model International Symposium on Water Resources and Pollution Control in Arid/ Semi-arid Regions, Xi'an, China, 493 - 500  
Ahilan, S., O'Sullivan, J.J., Masterson, B., Demeter, K.,Meijer, W., O'Hare, G. (2013) A threshold based 'discounting' mechanism in the revised EU Bathing Water Directive 33rd Conference on Applied Statistics in Ireland, Kildare, Ireland,  
Rymszewicz, A., O'Sullivan, J., Bruen M., Turner, J., Conroy, E., Kelly-Quinn, M. (2013) Continuous Monitoring of Suspended Sediments - Issues in Irish Catchments 45th Conference of Irish Geographers, Galway, Ireland, 1 - 8  
Willuweit, L., O'Sullivan, J.J. (2013) Presenting a land-use based integrated urban water management model and its application for assessing the sustainability of the urban water system of Dublin, Ireland 2nd Water Research Conference, Singapore,  
Garcia, M.S., Carvalho, D., Zlydareva, O., Muldoon, C., Masterson, B.F., O'Grady, M.F., Meijer, W.G., O'Sullivan, J.J., O'Hare, G,M.P. (2012) An Agent-Based Wireless Sensor Network for Water Quality Data Collection . In: J. Bravo, D. Lopez-de-Ipina, F. Moya eds. 6th International Conference Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence (UCAmI), Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, 454 - 461  
M. S. Garcia, Diana Carvalho, Olga Zlydareva, Conor Muldoon, B. F. Masterson, Michael J. O'Grady, W. G. Meijer, J. J. O'Sullivan, and Gregory M. P. O'Hare (2012) An agent-based wireless sensor network for water quality data collection. In: Jos Bravo, Diego Lpez-de-Ipia, and Francisco Moya (Eds.) eds. The 6th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence (UCAmL'12), Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, 454 - 461  
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Dr Patrick J Purcell
Patrick Purcell, Letizia Cocchiglia, Mary Kelly-Quinn (2013) Construction impacts of road crossing structures on watercourses in SACs in Ireland International Symposium on Water Resources and Pollution Control in Arid/Semi-arid Regions 2013 2013,  
Dr Mark G Richardson
Attari, A., McNally, C., Richardson, M.G. (2013) Probability-based modeling of corrosion initiation times using mix-dependent age factors 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR), Columbia University, New York, 41  
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Dr Yaqian Zhao
Zheng, YC; Ge, Y; Wang, XC; Xiong, JQ; Zhao YQ; (2013) Application of constructed wetland at the riverbank for improving the inflow water quality from an urban stream in Xian In: Proc. Int. Symposium on Water Resources and Pollution Control in Arid/Semi-arid Regions (ISWPAR2013), Xi'an, P.R. China, 159 - 168  
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Published Reports

Dr Aoife Ahern
AHERN Aoife WEYMAN Gill REDELBACH Martin SCHULZ Angelika AKKERMANS Lars VANNACCI LORENZO ANOYRKATI Eleni VON GRINSVEN Anouk (2013) Analysis of National Travel Statistics in Europe OPTIMISM WP2: Harmonisation of national travel statistics in Europe. Publications Office of the European Union, Brussels.  
Ms Sheila Convery
Williams, B., Convery, S. (2012) Decision support tools for managing the urban environment in Ireland. Environmental Protection Agency, Wexford. Available Online  


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Other Publications

Dr Patrick J Purcell
Purcell, P., Cocchiglia, L., Kelly-Quinn, M. (2012) Construction and operational impacts at river crossings on National Road Schemes. Reports.  


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