R & D




  • Amirata Taghavi , Anand Patil, Michael Davidson (2017),  "Design-Oriented Seismic Soil-Pile-Superstructure Interaction Analysis Using a Dynamic P-Y Method", Bridge Structures - Assessment, Design & Construction, 13(2-3), pp. 57-67.

  • Amirata Taghavi , Kanthasamy K. Muraleetharan, Gerald A. Miller, (2017),  "Nonlinear seismic behavior of pile groups in cement-improved soft clay", Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 99, pp. 189-202.

  • Zhihui Zhu, Michael T. Davidson, Issam E. Harik, Zhi-wu Yu (2017), "Train-induced Vibration Characteristics of an Integrated High-Speed Railway Station", ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 31(4), pp.1-17.

  • Michael T. Davidson, Jae H. Chung, Hailong Teng, Zhidong Han, Vinh Le (2015), "Volume-Averaged Stress States for Idealized Granular Materials using Unbonded Discrete Spheres in LS-DYNA®", 10th European LS-DYNA Conference 2015, Wurzburg, Germany.

  • Michael A. Faraone, Jae H. Chung, Michael T. Davidson (2015), "Discrete Element Analysis of Idealized Granular Geometric Packings Subjected to Gravity", 10th European LS-DYNA Conference 2015, Wurzburg, Germany.

  • Zhihui Zhu, Michael T. Davidson, Issam E. Harik, and Liecheng Sun (2015), "Effect of Superstructure Temperature Changes on Intermediate Pier Foundation Stresses in Integral Abutment Bridges", ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 20(1), pp.1-11.

  • Michael T. Davidson, Gary R. Consolazio, Daniel J. Getter, and Falak D. Shah (2013), "Probability of Collapse Expression for Bridges Subject to Barge Collision," ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 18(4), pp.287-296.

  • Michael T. Davidson, Jae H. Chung, Henry T. Bollmann, and Gary R. Consolazio (2013), "Computing the Responses of Bridges Subject to Vessel Collision Loading Using Dynamic Analysis," Bridge Structures - Assessment, Design & Construction, Vol.9, pp.169-183.

  • Jae H. Chung, Henry T. Bollmann (2013), “Discussion of Field Testing and Analyses of a Batter Pile Group Foundation Under Lateral Loading,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., No. 2212, pp. 55a-55b.

  • Jae H. Chung, Henry T. Bollmann (2012), “Discussion of Development of a Substructure Instrumentation System at the New I-10 Twin Span Bridge and Its Use to Investigate the Lateral Behavior of Batter Piles,” American Society for Testing and Materials, ASTM International, Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol.35, No. 6, pp 990-993.

  • Jae H. Chung, Jeongsoo Ko, Harald Krammler, Michael C. McVay, Peter Lai (2012), “A Numerical and Experimental Study of Bearing Stiffness of Drilled Shafts Socketed in Heterogeneous Rock,” Computers and Structures, Vol. 90-91, 145-152.

  • Michael T. Davidson, Gary R. Consolazio, and Daniel J. Getter (2010), "Dynamic Amplification of Pier Column Internal Forces Due to Barge-Bridge Collision,"  Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., No. 2172, pp. 11-22.

  • Dan A. Brown, Michael W. O'Neill, Marc I. Hoit, Michael C. McVay, M. Hesham El Naggar,  and Sanhoy Chakraborty (2001), "Static and Dynamic Lateral Loading of Pile Groups,"  NCHRP Report 461, Washington, D.C.

  • Marc I. Hoit, Clifford O. Hays, and Michael C. McVay (1997), "The Florida Pier Analysis Program,"  Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., No. 1569, pp. 1-7.

  • Marc I. Hoit, Michael C. McVay, Clifford O. Hays, and Prashant W. Andrade (1996), "Nonlinear Pile Foundation Analysis Using Florida-Pier,"  ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 1(4): 135-142.