Explore our collection of dissertations, master's theses and master's reports from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering below.

Follow

Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2016

PDF

A CHARACTERIZATION OF THE WATER QUALITY CONDITIONS AND POLLUTANT LOADS IN SURFACE WATERS NEAR THE NORTHEAST OHIO REGIONAL SEWER DISTRICT’S COMBINED SEWER SYSTEM IN CLEVELAND, OHIO, Nathan Zgnilec

PDF

A Cultural and Technical Study of Wastewater Treatment Plant Maintenance in a Small Community in Peru, Rebecca C. Midkiff

PDF

AN EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE PROPERTIES OF PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE AND MORTAR CONTAINING PRE-MODIFIED RUBBER AGGREGATE, Ruizhe Si

PDF

Assessment of Emissions of Crumb Rubber Modified Asphalt, Jasmine E. Miller

PDF

A SUSTAINABILITY-BASED PROJECT SELECTION ALGORITHM: SOCIO-TECHNICAL-ECONOMIC PROJECT SELECTION (STEPS) ALGORITHM, Bharathi Bhattu

PDF

Bioenhanced Dissolution of a Tetrachloroethene (PCE) Pool in a Sand Tank Aquifer System, Sara Klemm

PDF

Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Road and Multimodal Transportation Options - A Case Study of Copperwood Project, Sumanth Kalluri

PDF

Designing a Permeable Reactive Barrier for the Remediation of Copper Contaminated Groundwater., Christopher Walkons

PDF

Dust Susceptibility at Mine Tailings Impoundments: Thermal Remote Sensing for Dust Susceptibility Characterization and Biological Soil Crusts for Dust Susceptibility Reduction, Bonnie Zwissler

PDF

Effect of Fiber Orientation on Dynamic Compressive Properties of an Ultra-High Performance Concrete, Andrew B. Groeneveld

PDF

Evaluating Groundwater Recharge in the Saloum Region of Senegal, Alexander Wohlgemuth

PDF

EVALUATING THE ANAEROBIC CODIGESTION POTENTIAL OF STILLAGE AND DAIRY MANURE IN A TUBULAR DIGESTER, Brad J. Weiss

PDF

FLOOD RISK EVOLUTION: EXAMINING CHANGES IN FLOOD BEHAVIOR AND CONSEQUENCES FOR FLOOD RISK ANALYSIS, Patricia Spellman

PDF

Impacts of global change on tropospheric ozone and mercury, Huanxin Zhang

PDF

INTEGRATED COMPUTATIONAL AND EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY-INDUCED SELF-HEALING PERFORMANCE OF ASPHALT COMPOSITES, Zigeng Wang

PDF

Modeling Bioenhanced DNAPL Pool Dissolution: Sensitivity Analysis, Inhibition Kinetic Effects, and Intermediate-Scale Flow Cell Experiment Evaluation, Shawn Conard

PDF

Modeling Impacts of Combined Sewer Overflows in SWMM in Cleveland, Ohio, Zoe A. Miller

PDF

Pilot-Scale Study of Low-Tech Methods of Sustainable Class A Biosolids Production: A Trial Run, Rebecca L. Green

PDF

Polychlorinated Biphenyl Compound and Metal Contamination and Remediation in Torch Lake, Houghton County, MI, Ankita Mandelia

PDF

PROBABILITY-BASED HURRICANE RESILIENCE EVALUATION AND RETROFITTING FOR RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY, Yadong Dong

PDF

PROPERTY ANALYSIS OF THE ASPHALT MATERIALS USING MOLECULAR DYNAMICS (MD) METHOD, Hui Yao

PDF

Reactivity of hydroxyl radical: mechanistic insight into the reactivity with dissolved organic matter, Mallika Khare

PDF

Review of Recent Research toward Complex Bridge Management, Thomas J. Kendrick

PDF

RISK-BASED ASSESSMENT AND STRENGTHENING OF ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS SUBJECTED TO NATURAL HAZARDS, Abdullahi Salman

PDF

SMART AERODYNAMIC CONTROL DEVICES DESIGN AND VIBRATION REDUCTION ANALYSIS FOR WIND TURBINE BLADES, Xiao Sun

PDF

Temporal Trends and Spatial Variabilities of PCB concentrations in Lake Trout from Lake Superior from 1995 to 2013, Hongyi Lin

PDF

The Effect of Community Connectivity on Water and Sanitation Systems in Rural Panama, M.C. Moritz

PDF

The role of amino acids in the nitrogen cycle of peatlands, Tia Scarpelli

PDF

USE OF LIDAR IN THE DESIGN OF GRASSED WATERWAYS: CASE STUDY IN AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT IN OKLAHOMA, Annette Sparks

Theses/Dissertations/Reports from 2015

PDF

An Assessment of Polychlorinated Biphenyl Contamination in Fish from the Inland and Great Lakes of Michigan, Emily Sokol

PDF

APPLICATION OF HYDRODYNAMIC MODELS IN SIMULATING THE THERMAL REGIME OF LAKE SUPERIOR, Rasika K. Gawde

PDF

ASSESSMENTS OF LOW EMISSION ASPHALT MIXTURES PRODUCED USING COMBINATIONS OF FOAMING AGENTS, Mohd Rosli Mohd Hasan

PDF

A SUB-BASIN WATER RESOURCE QUANTIFICATION AND AQUIFER PRODUCTIVITY ASSESSMENT FOR THE NORTHWEST BOREHOLE SCHEME NEAR OPUWO, NAMIBIA, Lucas C. Moilanen

PDF

A technical and cultural feasibility assessment of household microbial fuel cells for use in Hanan'g District, Tanzania, Erinn Kunik

PDF

AUTOMATED SCOUR DETECTION ARRAYS USING BIO-INSPIRED MAGNETOSTRICTIVE FLOW SENSORS, Baibhav Rajbhandari

PDF

BIO-INSPIRED OPTIMAL FIN SHAPE AND ANGLE FOR MAXIMUM SURFBOARD STABILITY, Megan S. MacNeill

PDF

CALIBRATION, VERIFICATION, AND DIAGNOSIS OF A SEASON-AHEAD DROUGHT PREDICTION MODEL: LIMITS TO PREDICTABILITY IN CENTRAL TEXAS, Jonathan Witham

PDF

CHARACTERIZATION OF TRANSPORT AND TRANSFORMATION OF AIR POLLUTANTS OBSERVED IN THE FREE TROPOSPHERE OVER THE CENTRAL NORTH ATLANTIC, Bo Zhang

PDF

CLIMATE ANOMALIES AND PRIMARY PRODUCTION IN LAKE SUPERIOR, Marcel L. Dijkstra

PDF

COMPRESSION BEHAVIOR AT HIGH STRAIN RATE FOR AN ULTRA HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE, Daniel J. VanSlembrouck

PDF

CRITERIA FOR SUSTAINABLE PRODUCT DESIGN WITH 3D PRINTING IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD, Benjamin L. Savonen

PDF

DEVELOPMENT OF A FUNDAMENTAL RATING SYSTEM FOR IDENTIFYING SPRAWL: A CASE STUDY UTILIZING SMALL CITIES IN MICHIGAN, Jonathan T. Riehl

PDF

DOUBLE VAULT COMPOSTING LATRINES IN RURAL PARAGUAY : FEASIBLE CONSTRUCTION AND OPTIMAL USE, Paul T. Pebler

PDF

EVALUATING THE POTENTIAL FOR PASSIVE GREYWATER IRRIGATION IN NORTHERN GHANA, Chelsea L. Fagan

PDF

FLOOD RISK ASSESSMENT UNDER HISTORICAL AND PREDICTED LAND USE CHANGE USING CONTINUOUS HYDROLOGIC MODELING, Jonathan T. Nelson

PDF

HOUSEHOLD BIOSAND WATER FILTERS: MATERIALS, CAPACITY, AND TEMPERATURE EFFECTS ON PERFORMANCE, Nathan B. Arnold

PDF

IMPROVING FLOW DISTRIBUTION IN SMALL-SCALE WATER-SUPPLY SYSTEMS THROUGH THE USE OF FLOW-REDUCING DISCS AND METHODS FOR ANALYZING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SOLAR POWERED PUMPING FOR A DRINKING WATER SUPPLY IN RURAL PANAMA, Briana I. Drake

PDF

Kitchen 2.0: Investigation of the Effect of Ventilation on Indoor Air Quality, Kelli Marie Whelan

PDF

LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT (LID) OPPORTUNITIES IN THE DISTRICT OF LAMÚD, PERÚ: A STUDY OF HYDROLOGY, COSTS AND MAINTENANCE OF APPROPRIATE STORMWATER BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES (BMPs), Olga M. Cano

PDF

Materials for Energy, Drug, and Information Storage, Peifu Cheng

PDF

NUMERICAL STUDY OF STRUCTURAL RESPONSES OF RIGID AND FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS UNDER HEAVY VEHICLES’ LOADING, Rezwana Kabir

PDF

PERFORMANCE-BASED ENGINEERING FOR EVALUATION AND RETROFITTING NON-DUCTILE REINFORCED CONCRETE BUILDINGS INCORPORATING AFTERSHOCK HAZARD, Ruilong Han

PDF

PERSPECTIVES ON ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS, Raquel Taveras

PDF

STABILIZATION OF IRON MINE TAILINGS THROUGH MICROBIALLY INDUCED CALCITE PRECIPITATION, Noah D. Buikema

PDF

THE EFFECT OF WATER TEMPERATURE ON IN-STREAM SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION AND TRANSPORT RATE, Jennie Tyrrell

PDF

THE USE OF JATROPHA CURCAS TO ACHIEVE A SELF SUFFICIENT WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM: A CASE STUDY IN RURAL SENEGAL, Alexandra Archer

PDF

TIMETABLE MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUE IN RAILWAY CAPACITY ANALYSIS: DEVELOPMENT OF THE HYBRID OPTIMIZATION OF TRAIN SCHEDULES (HOTS) MODEL, Hamed Pouryousef

PDF

USER DEFINED HETEROGENEOUS MODEL RECONSTRUCTION AND INTERNAL STRUCTURE OF ASPHALT CONCRETE, Xu Yang

PDF

WATER USE AND SYSTEM RELIABILITY UNDER DIESELGENERATOR AND SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC POWERED PUMPING SYSTEMS: A CASE STUDY OF SOLLA TOGO, Alicia R. Sherrin

Reports/Theses/Dissertations from 2014

PDF

Age-Dependent Fragility and Life-Cycle Cost Analysis of Timber and Steel Distribution Poles Subjected to Hurricanes, Abdullahi M. Salman

PDF

AN ASSESSMENT OF BALLAST SOURCE'S QUALITY AND LOCATIONS WITH RESPECT TO MDOT'S UPGRADE OF THE WOLVERINE RAILROAD LINE FOR HIGH SPEED RAIL USEAGE, Kurt-Erich Breitenbucher

PDF

Assessment of Flood Risk Under Future Climate Conditions, Kaye M. LaFond

PDF

A STUDY OF A LANDSLIDE IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, Caitlin L. Bukovitz

PDF

BENEFICIAL REUSE OF LOCALLY-AVAILABLE WASTE MATERIALS AS LIGHTWEIGHT AGGREGATE IN LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE, Brienna E. Rust

PDF

DENITRIFICATION IN SOILS: FROM GENES TO ENVIRONMENTAL OUTCOMES, Jianqiu Zheng

PDF

EVALUATION OF POTENTIAL TRANSLOAD FACILITY LOCATIONS IN THE UPPER PENINSULA (UP) OF MICHIGAN, Irfan Rasul

PDF

IMPLEMENTATION OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY TO IMPROVE PROACTIVE ASSESSMENT OF RETAINING WALLS ALONG TRANSPORTATION CORRIDORS, Daniel J. Cerminaro

PDF

IMPROVEMENTS IN SUSTAINABILITY OF GRAVITY-FED WATER SYSTEMS IN THE COMARCA NGÄBE-BUGLÉ, PANAMA: SPRING CAPTURES AND CIRCUIT RIDER MODEL, Erica Kathryn Jones

PDF

INVESTIGATION OF TRANSPORT PROPERTIES OF INTERNAL CURED CEMENT MORTAR USING COMPUTATIONAL SIMULATION AND IMAGE TECHNIQUES, Xiao Sun

PDF

MODELING DYNAMICS OF OZONE AND NITROGEN OXIDES AT SUMMIT, GREENLAND WITH A 1-D PROCESS-SCALE MODEL, Keenan Anton Murray

PDF

MODEL UPDATING AND STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING OF HORIZONTAL AXIS WIND TURBINES VIA ADVANCED SPINNING FINITE ELEMENTS AND STOCHASTIC SUBSPACE IDENTIFICATION METHODS, Antonio Velazquez Hernandez

PDF

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF LLDPE/CaCO3 MODIFIERS WITH AND WITHOUT TITANATE COUPLING AGENT ON ASPHALT BINDER AND MIXTURE, Mohd Rosli Mohd Hasan

PDF

PROPERTIES OF THE PROTEROZOIC GEOMAGNETIC FIELD AND GEOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS OF PALEOMAGNETIC DATA FROM ROCKS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN MIDCONTINENT RIFT, Evgeniy V. Kulakov

PDF

PROSPECTS AND ISSUES FOR FUEL CELLS WITH FREIGHT RAIL TRANSPORTATION, Adriano Rothschild

PDF

RISK ANALYSIS OF STEEL FRAME BUILDINGS DUE TO EARTHQUAKE MAINSHOCK-AFTERSHOCK SEQUENCES, Ruiqiang Song

PDF

Seismic Serviceability Assessment of Water Distribution Systems, Ji Zhang

PDF

STABILITY ANALYSIS OF THE SLOPE ALONG US-2 BETWEEN EPOUFETTE BAY AND THE CUT RIVER BRIDGE, Stephanie Watts-Garcia

PDF

STATE-AND-TRANSITION MODELING AND ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT: TOOLS FOR FUTURE CO-DEVELOPMENT OF MADAGASCAR’S NATURAL RESOURCES AND PEOPLE, Patrick Thomas Spencer

PDF

Synthesis and Photochemical Study of N-doped Mixed Oxide Solid Solution Photocatalyst for Hydrogen Production under Visible Light Irradiation, Taile Y. Leswifi

PDF

TANK SIZING AND OPTIMIZING LOOP PLACEMENT IN A BRANCHED WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM, Colin G. McCorkle

Reports/Theses/Dissertations from 2013

PDF

A HYDRO-CLIMATIC MODELING FRAMEWORK FOR ADAPTIVE WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN THE GREAT LAKES BASIN, Rabi Gyawali

PDF

An Ecological and Chemical Assessment of Copper Contaminated Streams in the Keweenaw Peninsula, Julie A. Padilla

PDF

An Investigation of Waste Glass-Based Geopolymers Supplemented with Alumina, Mary U. Christiansen

PDF

Assessing Decision Making Strategies In Construction Management By Using A Schedule-Based Simulation Framework, Pei Tang

PDF

ASSESSING INFORMATION CONFLICTS DURING THE PROJECT LIFE CYCLE, Armin Rahimi Golkhandan

PDF

Assessment of Seismic Damage of Buildings and Related Environmental Impacts, Carley A. Feese

PDF

A STUDY OF THE IMPACTS OF FREEZE-THAW ON CLIFF RECESSION AT THE CALVERT CLIFFS IN CALVERT COUNTY, MARYLAND, Bonnie Elizabeth Zwissler

PDF

A TWO-STAGE MICROBIAL FUEL CELL SYSTEM TO CONVERT SOLID ORGANIC WASTE TO ELECTRICITY, Tristan T. Beaster

PDF

Characterization of a Coal Fly Ash-Cement Slurry by the Absolute Foam Index, Melanie Kueber Watkins

PDF

CHARACTERIZATION OF A COAL FLY ASH-CEMENT SLURRY BY THE ABSOLUTE FOAM INDEX, Melanie Kueber Watkins

PDF

CHARACTERIZATION OF ASPHALT MATERIALS CONTAINING BIO OIL FROM MICHIGAN WOOD, Julian N. Mills-Beale

PDF

DETERMINATION OF BULK DENSITY OF ROCK CORE USING STANDARD INDUSTRY METHODS, Kacy Mackenzey Crawford

PDF

Determing the Effect of Thermal Treatment Timing on Ultra-High Performance Concrete Beams, Christopher H. Mullen

PDF

DEVELOPMENT OF A 2-DIMENSIONAL FINITE VOLUME MODEL TO ASSESS HYDRODYNAMIC AND MICROBIAL CONTROLS ON DNAPL DISSOLUTION AND DETOXIFICATION, Eric S. Wesseldyke

PDF

EVALUATING INFRASTRUCTURE PERFORMANCE TO ASSIST FACILITY MANAGEMENT TOWARD SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS, Yongliang Jin

PDF

EVALUATING THE INSTALLATION AND PERFORMANCE OF MANUALLY DRILLED WELLS IN NORTH-EASTERN MADAGASCAR, Luke John Paul Barrett

PDF

EVALUATION OF INTELLIGENT COMPACTION CONTROL IN THE M-189 RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT AT IRON RIVER, MICHIGAN, Junhong Li

PDF

EVALUATION OF NON-STATIONARITY IN ANNUAL MAXIMUM FLOOD SERIES OF MODERATELY IMPAIRED WATERSHEDS IN THE UPPER MIDWEST AND NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, Neila Salvadori

PDF

Infrared Thermography Enhancements for Concrete Bridge Evaluation, Khatereh Vaghefi

PDF

MATURE FINE TAILINGS (MFTs): A STUDY OF COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH AND RHEOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF ATHABASCA OIL SANDS PETROLEUM MINING WASTE APPLIED IN CONCRETE MIXTURES, Jean S. Leav