FDH Infrastructure Services

Papers and Presentations

FDH professionals actively participate in industry events and association activities. Our subject experts present frequently at conferences and symposia, and contribute technical articles to a variety of industry publications. Below is a sample of the company’s papers and presentations. Please contact us for more information on any of these titles.

 

Abel, Dennis. “Wind Loading Changes in TIA-222-H,” AGL Magazine, Ashburn, VA: AGL Media Group, LLC, pp. 8-12, February 2018.

Clymer, Jeffrey J. and Rakesh A. Khan. Nondestructive Testing Conditional Assessment of Wind Turbine Foundations, WindPower 2018: Powering Forward to Reach New Heights, Chicago, IL, May 2018.

Clymer, Jeffrey J. and Rakesh A. Khan. Nondestructive Testing for Aging Utility Infrastructure, IEEE PES General Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 2017.

Clymer, Jeffrey J. and Rakesh A. Khan. Value of Nondestructive Testing of Unknown Transmission Foundations, Transmission and Substation Design and Operations Symposium (TSDOS), Frisco, TX, September 2017.

Doty, Donald. “How the FCC Reverse Auction Could Affect Your Tower,” AGL Magazine, Ashburn, VA: AGL Media Group, LLC, pp. 54-57, February 2016.

Doty, Donald. Prepping Your Tower for the Repack, Texas Association of Broadcasters Convention and Tradeshow (TAB2017), Austin, TX, August 2017.

Holt, J.D., Lindyberg, R.F. and M.A. Cesare. Nondestructive Testing for Post-Tensioned Steel Anchor Rods, NDE/NDT for Structural Materials Technology for Highways and Bridges Conference, American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Washington, DC, August 25-27, 2014.

Holt, J.D., Lindyberg, R.F. Quantifying NDT Results for Structural Piling, Paper Presentation for the NDE/NDT for Structural Materials Technology for Highways and Bridges Conference, American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Washington, DC, August 25-27, 2014.

Holt, J.D., Lindyberg, R.F. et al. “Detection Without Danger,” ASCE Journal, American Society of Civil Engineers, January 2013.

Holt, J.D. “Tower Foundations: No More Guessing,” Above Ground Level, pp. 30-38, February 2013.

Holt, J.D. and M.A. Cesare. Inspection of Trunnion Rods at Greenup, KY, United States Society of Dams (USSD), 32nd Annual Meeting and Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 23-25, 2012.

Holt, J.D. and M.A. Cesare. A Comparison of Bending Wave and Side Sonic Testing for Determining Foundation Depth, NDE/NDT for Highways and Bridges, Structural Materials Technology 2010, New York, NY, August 16-20, 2010.

Holt, J.D. et al. Finite Element Modeling of Trunnion Rods for Reverse Engineering of Tension, American Society of Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), 2012 Fall Conference and Symposium, Orlando, FL, October 29-November 1, 2012.

Holt, J.D., Cesare, M.A. and L. Guy. Integrity Testing of Post-Tensioned Trunnion Anchor Rods, American Society of Nondestructive Testing, ASNT Spring Conference and Symposium, Williamsburg, VA, March 22-26, 2010.

Holt, J.D. Bridge Condition Assessment – Surfacing the Truth, US–Korean Conference on Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship, Raleigh, NC, July 16-19, 2009.

Holt, J.D., Chen, S., Douglas, R.A. “Determining Length of Installed Timber Piles by Dispersive Wave Propagation,” Transportation Research Record No. 1447, Design and Construction of Auger Cast Piles and Other Foundation Issues, National Research Council, January 1994.

Holt, J.D. “Tower Solutions – No More Guessing,” Wireless Review, February 15, 1998.

Holt, J.D. and R.A. Douglas. Determining Length of Installed Timber Piles by Dispersive Wave Propagation, Final Report, North Carolina Department of Transportation, June 1993.

Holt, J.D. Finding the Length of Installed Steel Piles by Dispersive Bending Wave Propagation Methods, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on the Application of Stress Wave Theory to Piles, Orlando, FL, September 11-13, 1996.

Holt, J.D. and R.A. Douglas. A Field Test Procedure for Finding the Overall Lengths of Installed Timber Piles by Dispersive Wave Propagation Methods, North Carolina Department of Transportation, UNC Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE), March 1994.

Holt, J.D. Determining Length and Condition of Installed Piles by Dispersive Wave Propagation Methods, ASCE Geotechnical and Structures Conference, New Orleans, LA, May 5,1995.

Holt, J.D. Determining Unknown Pile Lengths – The Next Step in Scour Analyses, Southwestern Geotechnical Engineers’ Conference, Tulsa, OK, April 22-25, 1996.

Holt, J.D. Determining Unknown Pile Lengths and their Condition by Dispersive Wave Technology, Florida Department of Transportation Bridge Scour Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, October 1-3, 1996.

Kahn, Rakesh A. Value of Nondestructive Testing for Unknown Transmission Tower Foundations,  CEATI T&D Asset Management Conference, Tampa, FL, November 15, 2017.

Kahn, Rakesh A. and Jeffrey Dupart (CenterPoint Energy). Value of Nondestructive Testing for Unknown Transmission Tower Foundations,  Spring 2016 Transmission, Distribution, Metering & Mutual Assistance Conference, Edison Electric Institute, April 2-5, 2017.

Karshenas, A. Tack Coat Bond Strength Evaluation Methods and Mechanistic Design of the Interface in Multilayer Asphalt Pavement, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, Ph.D. Dissertation, May 2015.

Lindyberg, Robert F. and Afshin Karshenas. Nondestructive Evaluation and Management of Trunnion Anchorages in Dams, PIANC Smart Rivers Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2017.

Lindyberg, Robert F. and Afshin Karshenas. Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging Lock Monoliths in Dams, PIANC Smart Rivers Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2017.

Lindyberg, Robert F. and Rakesh A. Khan. Bridge Foundation Mapping and Scour Analysis in Large-Scale and Emergency Programs. 2016 Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, June 19-24, 2016.

Lindyberg, Robert F., Billups, James R. and Rakesh A. Khan. Bridge Foundation Mapping and Scour Analysis in Large-Scale and Emergency Programs. 2016 NCAFPM/SCAHM Joint Annual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC, April 10-13, 2016.

Lindyberg, Robert F., Karshenas, A. et al. “Demonstration and Validation of Nondestructive Testing Method for Measuring Forces in Post-Tensioned Trunnion Anchor Rods,” 38th Annual USSD Conference and Exhibition. Miami, FL. April 2018.

Lindyberg, Robert F., Karshenas, A. et al. “Nondestructive Testing of Post-Tensioned Anchorages at J.T. Myers and Markland Dams.” 36th Annual USSD Conference and Exhibition, Denver, CO, April 2016.

Lindyberg, Robert F. “ReLAM: Nonlinear Probabilistic Model for the Analysis of Reinforced Glulam Beams in Bending.” Journal of Structural Engineering, 138(6), 777–788.

Mahboub, K.C., Yinhui Liu, David Allen. “Asphalt Overlay and Subsurface Drainage of Broken-Seated Concrete Pavement,” Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 131, No. 8, August 2005, pp 617-622.

Mahboub, K.C., Yinhui Liu, David Allen. “Evaluation of Temperature Response in Concrete Pavement, Journal of Transportation Engineering,” ASCE, Vol. 130, No. 3, May/June 2004, pp. 395-401.

Mahboub, K.C., Yinhui Liu, Michael Kaelin. “A Parametric Study of Concrete Permeability,” Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, Vol. 20, No.3, September 2003, pp. 135-142.

Mahboub, K.C., Yinhui Liu, David Allen. Evaluation and Analysis of Pavement Subsurface Drainage, KTC-03-32/spr207-00-1F, 2003.

Mahboub, K.C., Margaret B. Portilio, Yinhui Liu, Susantha Chandraratna. “Measuring and Enhancing Creativity,” European Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 29, No.3, September 2004, pp. 429-436.

 
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