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2013
Monday, April 29th
12:00 AM

A Comparison of Three and Two-Dimensional Analyses of Rockfill Dams in Narrow Valleys (A Case Study: The Vanyar Dam)

Mehdi Derakhshandi, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran
Mojtaba Honarmand, Arak University, Arak, Iran
Amir Hossein Sadeghpour, Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran, Iran/ Kashan University, Iran

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

A Non-Linear Method to Estimate Elastic Settlement of Shallow Foundations Using Small-Strain Stiffness

Reza Amini Ahidashti, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran
Abdolhosain Hadad, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

A US-India Example in Case History Use in Levee Safety — A Multi-Cultural Perception of What It Is, and How Should It Be Applied

Padmakar Srivastava, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island, IL
Alan Tamm, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island, IL
Eric Halpin, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters, Washington, DC
Winston Yu, World Bank, Washington, DC

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

An Example of Teaching Slope Stability from True Case Histories

Diego Lo Presti, University of Pisa, Italy

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

An Investigation of Load and Resistance Factor Design of Drilled Shafts Using Historical Field Test Data

Kam Ng, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Jessica Garder, Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, MO
Sri Sritharan, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Jeramy Ashlock, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Application of Case Studies to Practice in Foundation Engineering in India

Mahesh D. Desai, S. V. National Institute of Technology, India
Jignesh B. Patel, S. V. National Institute of Technology, India
Nehal H. Desai, Unique Engineering Testing & Advisory Services, India

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Application of Observational Method in the Successful Construction of Underground Structures, Sardar Sarovar (Narmada) Project, Gujarat, India

Indra Prakash, Geological Survey of India, India

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Behaviour of a Large Anchored Basement in Dense Sands and Gravels

Francesco Petrella, Arup Italia srl, Italy
Roberto Persio, Arup Italia srl, Italy
Silvia Ferrero, Arup Pty ltd., Australia
Tim Hocombe, Ove Arup & Partners International Ltd., United Kingdom

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Braced Sheet Pile Shoring Wall in Sensitive Clay

Yadav Pathak, EBA, A Tetra Tech Company, Canada
Marc Sabourin, EBA, A Tetra Tech Company, Canada
Brian Hall, EBA, A Tetra Tech Company, Canada
Jake Brucker, EBA, A Tetra Tech Company, Canada

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Calibration of Numerical Model for Liquefaction-Induced Effects on Levees and Embankments

Michelle Shriro, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Jonathan D. Bray, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering Education

James Mahar, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Case History — Performance Monitoring Success

Charles B. Grant, GEI Consultants, Inc., Woburn, MA
Tom Hurley, Nicholson Construction Company, North Salt Lake, UT

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Case Studies Used in Instruction to Achieve Specific Learning Outcomes: The Case of the Embankments Constructed for the Approach to Limerick Tunnel, Ireland

Trevor L. L. Orr, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Marina Pantazidou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Case Studies — Pavement of the Educator's Road

Richard Ray, Széchenyi István University, Györ, Hungary
Peter Scharle, Széchenyi István University, Györ, Hungary
Robert Szepesházi, Széchenyi István University, Györ, Hungary

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Case Study: Application of the Observational Method Using High Strain Dynamic Tests

Adolfo C. Caicedo-Aspiazu, CH2M Hill, New York, NY
Nelson Caicedo, C.P.R. Asociados C. Ltda, Ecuador

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Composite Shallow & Deep Foundation in Karst Geology for the Countryside Christian Center New Sanctuary Clearwater, Florida

Said Iravani, Iravani P. A., Tampa, FL

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Design of Shallow Foundations for a Large Polysilicon Plant in China

Kul Bhushan, Group Delta Consultants, Inc., Irvine, CA
Ken Choudhary, Fluor China, Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd., Shanghai, China

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Determination of In-Situ Stress at Desilting Chamber of Punatsangchhu Hydroelectric Project (Bhutan), to Reconfirm Its Orientation Influenced by Topography — A Case Study

D. S. Subrahmanyam, National Institute of Rock Mechanics, India
S. Sengupta, National Institute of Rock Mechanics, India
R. K. Sinha, National Institute of Rock Mechanics, India
G. Shyam, National Institute of Rock Mechanics, India

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Effect of Neighboring Footings on Single Footing Settlement

Marawan Shahein, University of Tanta, Egypt
Ali Hefdhallah, Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport, Egypt

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Enhancement of Engineering Education in the Arab Gulf States Through Cooperative Learning Protocols

Waddah Akili, Geotechnical Engineering, Ames, IA

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Experiences in Large Slope Stability Problems Under Complex Geology

Camilo Marulanda, INGETEC S.A., Colombia
Alberto Marulanda, INGETEC S.A., Colombia
Camilo Phillips, INGETEC S.A.

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

"Extreme Foundations" for Peat Deposits: Conceptual Model, Creative Thinking and Learning Process

Chee-Ming Chan, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Foundation Design and Settlement Measurement of CCTV New Headquarter

Wang Wei-dong, East China Architectural Design & Research Institute Co. Ltd., Shanghai, China
Wu Jiang-bin, East China Architectural Design & Research Institute Co. Ltd., Shanghai, China
Weng Qi-ping, East China Architectural Design & Research Institute Co. Ltd., Shanghai, China

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Geosynthetic Reinforced Segmental Retaining Wall Failure: Forensic Investigation and Remediation

Rajaram Janardhanam, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
Migue A. Pando, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Geotechnical Challenges in Highway Engineering in Twenty First Century: Lessons from the Past Experiences and New Technologies

Abdul Aziz Khandker, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI/ Haengel & Associates Engineering, Canton, MI
Jeffrey T. Anagnostou, Applied Geotechnical Services, Inc., Livonia, MI
Purushottam Deo, CTI & Associates, Inc., Wixom, MI/ University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Geotechnical Failures Caused by Human Errors

Marek Tarnawski, West Pomeranian Technical University, Szczecin, Poland

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Geotechnical Investigation at Barrage for Foundation Design at Nyamjang Chhu Hydro Power Project, Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, India — A Case Study

Ram Bachan Shivali, Indo Canadian Consultancy Services, India
Rakesh Mahajan, Indo Canadian Consultancy Services, India

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Importance of Observational Method in View of Numerical Analyses for Retaning Structures in Soft Soils

Patrick Becker, Kempfert + Partner Geotechnik, Germany

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Insurance Industry Perspective on the Importance of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering for Commercial Structures

James Saldaña, Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, San Diego, CA

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Liquefaction Resistance of Gravelly Soils

Michael R. Lewis, Bechtel Corporation, Evans, GA
Ignacio Arango, Consultant, Oakland, CA
Kenneth H. Stokoe II, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Networked Geotechnical Near Real-Time Monitoring for Large Urban Excavation Using Multiple Wireless Sensors

Stephen M. McLandrich, Arup, San Francisco, CA
Youssef M. A. Hashash, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Nick J. O’Riordan, Arup, San Francisco, CA

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Numerical Modeling and Use of Settlement Reducing Auger Cast-In-Place Piles Below a Mat Foundation

Swaminathan Srinivasan, Terracon Consultants, Inc., Cincinnati, OH
Aaron J. Muck, Terracon Consultants, Inc., Cincinnati, OH

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

On Becoming a 21st Century Engineering Educator: Building Competencies and Acquiring Needed Skills

Waddah Akili, Geotechnical Engineering, Ames, IA

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Performance Monitoring of a Bridge Abutment Spread Footing From Construction Through Service

Derrick Dasenbrock, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Maplewood, MN
Aaron Budge, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
Bryan Field, Braun Intertec Corp., Minneapolis, MN
Daniel Mattison, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Maplewood, MN

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Performance of Digboi Refinery Modernization Project From Geotechnical Aspects — Investigation and Observations

Gokul K. Bayan, CSIR-North East Institute of Science & Technology, India

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Planning and Implementation of a Mega Geotechnical Engineering Project in Singapore

Myint Win Bo, DST Consulting Engineers, Canada
A. Arulrajan, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Recorded Bedrock Motions and Site Effects Evaluation in Tehran City

Reza Behrou, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Ali Komak Panah, Tarbait Modares University, Iran
Mohammad Reza Ghayamghamian, Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Iran

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Role of Case Histories on Geotechnical Engineering Teaching and Practice

R. Shivashankar, National Institute of Technology Karnataka (Surathkal), India

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Site Effects Estimation in Tehran City by Using Empirical Methods

Reza Behrou, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Mohammad Reza Ghayamghamian, Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Iran

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Site Response Analysis in the STM-M6 Industrial Area of the City of Catania (Italy)

Antonio Cavallaro, CNR Ibam, Catania, Italy
Antonio Ferraro, University of Catania, Italy
Salvatore Grasso, University of Catania, Italy
Michele Maugeri, University of Catania, Italy

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Students as Forensic Engineers: An Innovative Approach to Teaching Soil Mechanics

Benoît Courcelles, Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
Lina Forest, Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
Anastassis Kozanitis, Polytechnique Montréal, Canada

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Supporting Tunnelling Excavation of an Unstable Slope by Long Term Displacement Monitoring

Francesca Bozzano, Università di Roma “Sapienza", Italy
Paolo Mazzanti, Università di Roma “Sapienza", Italy
Alberto Prestininzi, Università di Roma “Sapienza", Italy

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The Initiative of the Hellenic Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering to Support the Development of Case Studies Suitable for Instruction & a Slope Stability Example

George Belokas, Public Power Corporation, Greece
George Dounias, Edafos Engineering Consultants SA, Greece
Marina Pantazidou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Christos Tsatsanifos, Pangaea Consulting Engineers LTD, Greece

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Use of the Observational Method to Verify Design of Earth Retention Structures

Timothy H. Bedenis, Soil and Materials Engineers, Inc., Plymouth, MI
Christopher G. Naida, Soil and Materials Engineers, Inc., Plymouth, MI

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Using Local Case Histories in Undergraduate Teaching

Andrew T. Rose, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Using the 1911 Austin Dam Failure Case History in Undergraduate Teaching

Andrew T. Rose, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA

Chicago, Illinois

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM