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Dr. C. Hsein Juang

Glenn Professor of Civil Engineering

Areas of Interest:
Soils and Foundations
Reliability-Based Design and Risk Assessment
Artificial Neural Networks and Fuzzy Sets
Braced Excavation

B.S.C.E., 1974, National Cheng Kung University
M.S.C.E., 1976, National Cheng Kung University
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 1981, Purdue University

Classes typically taught:
CE 321 Geotechnical Engineering
CE 421/621 Geotechnical Engineering Design
CE 822 Foundation Engineering
CE 851 Reliability
CE 893 Special Topics: Fuzzy Sets and Neural Networks

Professional Society Membership:
American Society of Civil Engineers
Geo-Institute (GI)
American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA)
Association of Drilled Shaft Contractors (ADSC)
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)

Professional Registration:
Registered Professional Engineer in South Carolina

Sample Publications:

Li, D.K., Juang, C.H., Andrus, R.D., and Camp, W.M., "Index Properties-Based Criteria for Liquefaction Susceptibility of Clayey Soils: A Critical Assessment," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 133, No. 1, January 2007, pp. 110-115.

Chi, Y.Y., Lee, Y.F., Lee, D.H., Juang, C.H., and Wu, J.H., "Simplified Models for Assessing Annual Liquefaction Probability - A Case Study of the Yuanlin Area, Taiwan," Engineering Geology, Vol. 90, Nos. 1-2, 2007, pp. 71-88.

Hsiao, C.L., Juang, C.H., Kung, T.C., and Schuster, M. J., "Reliability analysis and updating of excavation-induced ground settlement for building serviceability evaluation", Geotechnical Special Publication No. 170, ASCE, Reston, VA, February 2007.

Schuster, M.J., Juang, C.H., Roth, M.J.S., Hsiao, C.L., and Kung, T.C., "Serviceability limit state for probabilistic characterization of excavation-induced building damage," Geotechnical Special Publication No. 170, ASCE, Reston, VA, February 2007.

Kung, T.C., Juang, C.H., Hsiao, C.L., and Hashash, Y. "A simplified models for wall deflection and ground surface settlement caused by braced excavation in clays," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 133, No. 6, 2007, pp. 731-747.

Xiao F., Amirkhanian, S., and Juang, C.H., "Rutting resistance of rubberized asphalt concrete pavements containing reclaimed asphalt pavement mixtures," Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 19, No. 6, 2007, pp. 475-483.

Juang, C.H. and Li, K, D., "Assessment of liquefaction hazards in Charleston quadrangle, South Carolina," Engineering Geology, Vol. 92, Nos. 1-2, 2007, pp. 59-72.

Kung, T.C., Hsiao, C.L., and Juang, C.H., "Evaluation of a simplified small-strain soil model for analysis of excavation-induced movements," Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 44, 2007, pp. 726-736.

Kung, T.C., Hsiao, C.L., Schuster, M., and Juang, C.H., "A neural network approach to estimating excavation-induced wall deflection in soft clays," Computers and Geotechnics, Vol. 34, 2007, pp. 385-396.

Zhang, J., Andrus, D.A., and Juang, C.H., "Model uncertainty in normalized shear modulus and damping relationships," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 2008 (in press).

Schuster, M.J., Juang, C.H., Roth, Mary J.S., and Rosowsky, D.V., "Reliability Analysis of Building Serviceability Problems Caused by Excavation," Geotechnique, 2008 (accepted).

Juang, C.H., Li, K., Fang, Y., Liu, Z., and Khor, E.H., "A Simplified Procedure for Developing Joint Distribution of amax and Mw for Probabilistic Liquefaction Hazard Analysis," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 2008 (accepted).

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Contact Information:
Office: 214 Lowry Hall
Phone: (864) 656-3322
FAX: (864) 656-2670
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