Underground space for an eight-lane bowling alley at the new Union South.
Photo: Jeff Miller.
The Structural Engineering Division offers an opportunity for advanced study and research in construction materials and structural systems. The program is designed to provide a flexible curriculum of course work and research that allows students to prepare for professional practice or careers in research and teaching in structural engineering.
Selected current research projects
Nondestructive testing of steel bridge members using the time of flight diffraction method
Nonlinear analyses of older reinforced concrete buildings subjected to earthquakes
Evaluation of concrete deck and crack sealants
Utilizing waste materials as aggregate in concrete
Deicer distress of concrete pavements in Wisconsin
Seismic behavior and design of double-tee panel precast systems
Behavior and design of simple and coupled precast wall buildings
Multi-knot failure mechanisms in structural lumber
Transverse cylindrically elastic constants of wood
Crush properties and constitutive modeling of redwood
Fire endurance analysis of wood trusses
Modeling of cement/wood composites
FRP reinforcements for concrete
Composite material guardrail connections
Pultruded causeway system