Research

Completed Undergraduate Projects

Completed Undergraduate Projects:

  1. "Examination of Normalized Load-Displacement Relations for Shallow Foundations;" REU award from the National Science Foundation of $6,000, Robert Muganga, 2005.
  2. "Settlement Analysis of Piles and Evaluation of the Soil's Elasticity Modulus;" Guy Levi; Spring 2004; undergraduate final project, Co-supervision with Prof. Sam Frydman, Department of CEE, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
  3. "Evaluation of Lateral Movements of Pipe Piles;" Ashraf Zeiden; Spring 2004; undergraduate final project, Co-supervision with Prof. Sam Frydman, Department of CEE, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
  4. "Soil Modulus for Use in Elastic Analysis of Pile Settlement"; Salina Shamsi; Spring 2004; undergraduate final project, Co-supervision with Prof. Sam Frydman, Department of CEE, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
  5. “Design and Construction of a Pressure Chamber” (submitted to NSF); Katy Weeks; 1997. Project awarded first prize in the Engineering Week (Feb. 25-27) research poster competition, UMass Lowell (undergraduate category) and ‘Honorable Mention’ in the undergraduate student presentation competition during the ASEE, New England district annual conference, April 25, 1977, West Point, NY. (American Soc. for Eng. Education).
  6. "Granular Material Shear Strength and Interface Friction Resistance Using a Direct Shear Box." (Submitted to NSF); Strout B., 1993; Warner S., 1993-94; Hajduk E., 1995.
  7. “The Properties of Glass Beads as an Ideal Granular Material.”(Submitted to NSF); Marshall D., 1992, Sanchez L. 1993-94.
  8. "A Pluviation Device for Preparation of Granular Material Specimens." (Submitted to NSF); Mynampaty R., 1992; Strout B., 1993.
  9. "Evaluation of Surface Roughness Relative to Grain Size.″(Submitted to NSF); Sanchez L., 1993-94.
  10. “Bearing Capacity of Deep Foundations in Granular Material;" Project awarded James B. Francis Undergraduate Research Scholarship of $500, Leitch R., 1991.