Working Papers

  • Abdoun, T., A. Tessari, I.  Sasanakul, R. Varuso, R., and K. Alshibli, (2018), “Evaluation of the Effects of Fixity on Centrifuge Modeled Pile-Founded Concrete Floodwalls,” International Journal of Physical Modeling in Geotechnics, (In preparation).
  • Abdoun, T., W. El-Sekelly,  and R. Dobry, (2018), “An Investigation of the Vs – based Liquefaction Charts Using a Heavily Preshaken Silty Sand Centrifuge Deposit,” Soils and Foundations (under review).
  • Abdoun, T., W. El-Sekelly, V. Bennett, C. Harteveld,  U. El Shamy, and F. McMartin. (2018), “Implementation of Serious Gaming in Geotechnical Engineering Education,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Education (In preparation).
  • Dobry, R., S. Thevanayagam, W. El-Sekelly,  Abdoun T.,  (2018). “Large scale modeling of the effect of preshaking on the liquefaction resistance of clean sand deposits.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (In preparation
  • El-Shafee O., J. Lawler,  Abdoun T. (2018) “Centrifuge modeling of site response and liquefaction using a 2D laminar box and biaxial dynamic base excitation” Journal of Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering. (In preparation)
  • Kokkali, P., Abdoun T., A. Tessari,  R. Varuso,  J. Johnson,  G. Filz, A. Reeb, (2018). “Downdrag bending moments on floodwall support piles: The effect of the battered piles configuration.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (In preparation).
  • Kokkali, P., Abdoun T., A. Tessari,  R. Varuso,  J. Johnson,  G. Filz, A. Reeb, (2018). “Downdrag bending moments on floodwall support piles: The effect of the levee geometry.” Géotechnique Journal. (In preparation).
  • Sasanakul I., P. Kasantikul, O. El-shafee, Abdoun T., M. Zeghal (2018) “Measurements of Shear Wave Velocity for Collapsible Soil” Journal of Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering. (In preparation)
  • Tessari, A., Abdoun T.,  I.  Sasanakul,  R. Varuso, and K.  Alshibli,  (2018), “Centrifuge Modeling of the Effects of Unstable Soils on Pile-founded Concrete Floodwalls,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, (In preparation).
  • Journals

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    Antonaki, Nonika, Tarek Abdoun, and Inthuorn Sasanakul. "Centrifuge tests on liquefaction potential and slope stability of mine tailings." International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (2018): 1-11.

    El-Sekelly, W., Mercado, V., Abdoun, T., Dobry, R. (2018) “Contraction and pore pressure behavior of a silty sand deposit subjected to an extended shaking history” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. (in print)

    Antonaki, Nonika, Tarek Abdoun, and Inthuorn Sasanakul. "Centrifuge Tests on Comixing of Mine Tailings and Waste Rock." Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 144, no. 1 (2017): 04017099.

    Kokkali, P., T. Abdoun, and M. Zeghal. "Physical modeling of soil liquefaction: Overview of LEAP production test 1 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute." Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (2017).

    Kutter, Bruce L., Trevor J. Carey, Takuma Hashimoto, Mourad Zeghal, Tarek Abdoun, Panagiota Kokkali, Gopal Madabhushi et al. "LEAP-GWU-2015 experiment specifications, results, and comparisons." Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (2017).

    Manzari, Majid T., Mohamed El Ghoraiby, Bruce L. Kutter, Mourad Zeghal, Tarek Abdoun, Pedro Arduino, Richard J. Armstrong et al. "Liquefaction experiment and analysis projects (LEAP): Summary of observations from the planning phase." Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (2017).

    Mercado, Vicente, Waleed El-Sekelly, Mourad Zeghal, Tarek Abdoun, Ricardo Dobry, and Sabanayagam Thevanayagam. "Characterization of the contractive and pore pressure behavior of saturated sand deposits under seismic loading." Computers and Geotechnics 82 (2017): 223-236.

    Xie, Xiaojian, Michael D. Symans, Michael J. O’Rourke, Tarek H. Abdoun, Da Ha, Thomas D. O’Rourke, Michael C. Palmer, Jeremiah Jezerski, and Harold E. Stewart. "Local Buckling of Buried HDPE Pipelines Subjected to Earthquake Faulting: Case Study Via Numerical Simulations and Experimental Testing." Journal of Earthquake Engineering (2017): 1-23.

    Zeghal, Mourad, Nithyagopal Goswami, Bruce L. Kutter, Majid T. Manzari, Tarek Abdoun, Pedro Arduino, Richard Armstrong et al. "Stress-strain response of the LEAP-2015 centrifuge tests and numerical predictions." Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (2017).

    Zeghal, Mourad, Panagiota Kokkali, and Tarek Abdoun. "Physical Modeling of Soil Liquefaction: Repeatability of Centrifuge Experimentation at RPI." Geotechnical Testing Journal 41, no. 1 (2017): 141-163.