eBook InCIEC 2013, 2013 Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9814585025
  • ISBN-13: 9789814585026
  • DDC: 620
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 907 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
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The special focus of this proceeding is to cover the areas of infrastructure engineering and sustainability management. The state-of-the art information in infrastructure and sustainable issues in engineering covers earthquake, bioremediation, synergistic management, timber engineering, flood management and intelligent transport systems. It provides precise information with regards to innovative research development in construction materials and structures in addition to a compilation of interdisciplinary finding combining nano-materials and engineering.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Welcome Message.
About IIESM.
Organising Committee.
1: Timber Engineering.
2: Finite Element Model of Mortise and Tenon Joint Fastened with Wood Dowel Using Kempas Species.
3: Strength Assessment of Malaysian Timbers in Structural Size.
4: Dowel-Bearing Strength Properties of Two Tropical Hardwoods.
5: Stiffness Modelling of Non-Metallic Timber Connections with Pultruded Dowels.
6: Mechanical Properties of Cement Composites Incorporating Oil Palm Stem Fiber.
7: Factor of Safety for Dowelled-Double Shear Kempas and Kapur Connections.
8: Evaluation of Dowel-Bearing Strength for Wood Dowel Using ‘Spring Theory’.
9: Ultrasonic Wave Non-Destructive Method for Predicting the Modulus of Elasticity of Timber.
10: Ultimate Strength of Kekatong Glued Laminated Timber Railway Sleepers.
11: Experimental Study to Single Shear Kapur Connection and Comparisons with European Yield Model.
12: Particle Swarm Optimization for Single Shear Timber Joint Simulation.
13: Concrete Waste and Earthquake Engineering.
14: Estimation of Ground Motion in Kuala Lumpur Due to Sumatra Subduction Earthquake.
15: Strength of Quarry Dust Modular Bricks and Wallettes under Compression.
16: A New Lateral Load Pattern Study Based on a Different Limit States.
17: Alkaline Activators Concentration Effect to Strength of Waste Paper Sludge Ash-Based Geopolymer Mortar.
18: Seismic Performance of Laminated Rubber Bearing Bridges Subjected to High Intensity Earthquake Time-History Loading.
19: Chemical Characterization of Used Cooking Oil Foaming Agent as Admixture in Foamed Concrete.
20: Effect of Input Variable for Neural Network Architecture in Predicting Building Damage Subjected to Earthquake.
21: Potential Use of Industrial By-Products for Developing High Strength Concrete UnderNormal Curing Conditions.
22: Seismic Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures in Low to Moderate Earthquake Zones of Peninsular Malaysia.
23: A Review of Magnetorheological Elastomers: Characterization Properties for Seismic Protection.
24: Fresh Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete Incorporating Palm Oil Clinker.
25: Flood Management and Intelligence Development.
26: Flood Economy Appraisal: An Overview of the Malaysian Scenario.
27: Neural Network Approach to Coastal High and Low Water Level Prediction.
28: Comparative Study of Flood Frequency Analysis on Selected Rivers in Myanmar.
29: Fluvial and River Engineering Dynamics.
30: Determination of Baseflow Index for Bernam River at Tanjung Malim.
31: Water Sensitive Urban Design in Existing Urban Settings: Case Study of Dry Detention Pond in Kuching City.
32: Enhancing Water Resources and Coastal Engineering Curricula Using Visual Basic Programs in MS-Excel.
33: Regression Analysis for Dimensionless Discharge Ratios Prediction.
34: Potential of Estuary Transverse Flow Salinity Intrusion Due to Extreme Estuarine Flooding.
35: Transportation Systems, Infrastructure and Intelligent Transport.
36: Assessing Pedestrians’ Perspective on the Walkability of Pedestrian Environment under Mixed-Use Development.
37: An Analysis of User Satisfaction on Public Transport Terminal Based on Users Survey.
38: Evaluation of Pedestrian Level of Service for Tehran Crosswalks; Case Study of Nabovat Square in East of Tehran.
39: Physical Properties of Modified Asphalt Binder with Nanopolyacrylate.
40: How Much Money Can Be Saved? Impact of Driving Style on Bus Fuel Consumption.
41: Neglecting Helmet Usage in Rural Area: Behavioral Causal Factors According to Different Age Groups.
42: Pedestrian Egress Behavior during Classroom Evacuation: A Simulation Approach.
43: Geotechnical Engineering.
44: Groundwater Level Detection by Using a Two-Dimensional Electrical Resistivity Imaging.
45: PFA-Cement Mixture for Sand Column Parameter Stabilization.
46: Dynamic Soil Stiffness between WAK, SASW and SCPT Tests.
47: The Influence of Cyclic Load to the Properties of Weathered Granite.
48: Empirical Correlation of P-Wave Velocity to the Density of Weathered Granite.
49: Strength of Soft Soil Stabilized Using Lime-POFA Mixtures.
50: Plasticity Index of Soft Soil Modified with Fly Ash and Oil Palm Shell Activated Carbon.
51: Rock Mass Classification System Used for Pahang-Selangor Raw Water Transfer Tunnel.
52: Electrokinetic Remediation to Remove Heavy Metal from Contaminated Soils Using Purging Solution.
53: Innovative Construction Materials and Structures.
54: Ultimate Load Carrying Capacity of Precast Lightweight Foamed Concrete Sandwich Panel (PLFP) with Double Shear Truss Connectors under Axial Eccentric Loading.
55: Strain Behaviour of Exposed Steel Reinforcement Bars Using FBG Sensor.
56: Mechanical Properties of High-Strength Concrete Reinforced with PVA and Basalt Fibres.
57: Compressive Strength and Density of Unfired Lightweight Coal Ash Brick.
58: Fibre Reinforced Modulus of Elasticity and Compressive Strength of Foamed Concrete.
59: Behavior of Reinforced Masonry Column under Axial Loading Using Sand Quarry Dust Modular Unit.
60: Charpy's Impact Test on Co-Cured In-Line Joint Unidirectional Kenaf Fibre Reinforced Plastic Composite.
61: Active Fatigue Crack Detection and Classification of Reinforced Concrete Beams Using Acoustic Emission.
62: Flexural Behavior of Reinforced Concrete (RC) Beams with Externally Bonded (EB) Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Sheets.
63: Heat of Sorption and Moisture Buffering Properties of Building Insulation Materials.
64: Performance Based Design of Self-Compacting Concrete Incorporating Class F Fly Ash.
65: Mechanical Properties of Modular Cement Block Reinforced with Treated Oil Palm Trunk Fiber.
66: Tensile and Interlaminar Shear Strength of Unidirectional Kenaf Fibre Reinforced Polymer with Overlapping Joint.
67: Compressive Strength of Laminated Rubber Bearing Due to Different Temperature Exposure.
68: Effect of Superplasticizers on Workability of Fly Ash Based Geopolymer.
69: The Effect of Steel Fibre on Flexural Strength of Fibre Reinforced Concrete at High Temperature.
70: Compressive Behavior of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete after Exposed to High Temperatures.
71: Bioremediation and Engineering.
72: An Assessment of Water Demand in Malaysia Using Water Evaluation and Planning System.
73: Water Quality Measures Using QUAL2E: A Study on RoL Project at Upper Klang River.
74: Performance of Aquatic Macrophytes on Removal and Accumulation of Sulfate and Potassium from Domestic Wastewater.
75: Greywater Reclamation Using Recycled Vertical Subsurface-Flow Constructed Wetland (RVFCW) for Non Potable Usage.
76: Effect of Water Pressure to Water Loss in Water Distribution Network.
77: Monitoring and Preserving Water Quality Using GIS Tools and Statistical Approach.
78: The Effectiveness of Pseudomonas Putida Atcc 49128 as Biodegradable Agent in Biodiesel Soil Contamination.
79: The Quality of Kenaf Retting Water after Retting Using Bacillus Cereus for Fiber Extraction.
80: Synergistic Innovative Management.
81: Sustainable Considerations in the Operation of Onsite Construction Equipments and Vehicles: A Malaysian Perspective.
82: Factors Contributing to Building Maintenance Performance of Heritage Buildings.
83: Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Threat Attributes of Malaysian Construction Firms in International Market.
84: Application of Automation Technology in Malaysian Construction Industry.
85: Nano-Materials for Engineering.
86: Alteration of Nano Metakaolin for Ultra High Performance Concrete.
87: Hybrid Nanoparticle-Based XLPE/SiO2/TiO2 and XLPE/SiO2 Nanocomposites: Nanoscale Hybrid Assembling, Mechanics and Thermal Properties.
About the Author.
Author Index.