Vincent P. Drnevich

Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering

Address
Purdue University
School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-5029
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G175F
Education
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1967
M.S.C.E., University of Notre Dame, 1964
B.S.C.E., University of Notre Dame, 1962
Professional Registration
Licensed Professional Engineer in Indiana
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Static and dynamic properties of soils and engineering materials as measured by laboratory and field tests, including non-destructive testing procedures such as wave propagation and time domain reflectometry; earthquake engineering and effects of earthquakes on natural and engineered facilities.
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Recent Publications
  • Evans, A.C. and Drnevich, V.P. (2007) “TDR for Compaction Control of Granular Materials with Large Particle Sizes,” Symposium on Applications of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, SAGEEP, Denver, Colorado, March.
  • Zambrano, C.E., Drnevich, V.P., Yu, X., and Nowack, R. (2007) “Soil Texture from TDR Waveform Analysis,” 20th Symposium on Applications of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, SAGEEP, Denver, Colorado, March.
  • Drnevich, V.P., and Nowack, R. (2007) “Summary of New Developments in TDR for Soils,” 20th Symposium on Applications of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, SAGEEP, Denver, Colorado, March.
  • Chen, R., Drnevich, V.P., Daita, R.K., (2007) “Estimating Chemical Dosage and Strength Development of Lime Kiln Dust Treated Soils by TDR” submitted for publication in the J. of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE.
  • Daita, R. K., Drnevich, V. P., Kim, D., Chen, R. (2006), "Quality Assessment of Lime Kiln Dust (LKD) Modified Soils by Electrical Conductivity Measured with Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR)", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1952, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., pp. 101-109.
  • Chen, R., Drnevich, V. P., Yu, X., Nowack, R. (2006), "Water Content Measurements with Time Domain Reflectometry in Highly Conductive Soils using Reflections from the Soil Surface", accepted for publication in the J. of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE.