Professor and Associate Head of Civil Engineering
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
offices: HAMP 4117 / BOWN 1056
phone: +1 765-49-68270
Structural condition and health-monitoring; modal testing and analysis [live camera feed from the Bowen Laboratory]
Large-scale structural analysis and simulation
impact response of the WTC Tower I on 9/11/01 [analysis/simulation and visualization
A high-quality physically-accurate visualization of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center with P Rosen, V Popescu, and C Hoffmann. Technical Report CSD TR#07-007, March 2007. Accompanying video [big file! 122 MB]; visit the WTC-1 simulation Phase IV website for some amazing rendered images. A faster-loading version of the video is available [9MB] locally or on YouTube. Read Newspiece #1 and #2 about the work. Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Project website is at Purdue 9/11/01 studies. [06/2007]
CE 297: Statics
CE 298: Dynamics
CE 371: Structural Analysis I (not updated anymore)
CE 474: Structural Analysis II (not updated anymore)
CE 497: Earthquake Engineering/Istanbul at the Threshold (2008) and Eq Eng/Christchurch, New Zealand (2014)
CE 571: Earthquake Engineering
CE 573: Structural Dynamics (not updated anymore)
CE 597M: Geologic and Engineering Seismology (not updated anymore)
CE 691S: Structures Seminars
School Related Useful Links
Computational Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs at Purdue University
Computational Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Organization at Purdue University
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute - Purdue University Student Chapter
EQ bits and pieces (repository of electronic info on a selection of earthquakes); also see Anatolian Quakes website.
BURURU structural dynamics demonstrations from Prof. Fukuwa's Laboratory at Nagoya University.
IAESTE - the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience.
PocketStatics by Mahmoud M Hachem. A very handy analysis program. Try it.
Scale - do you have a good sense of scale of things in this Universe?
Last partial update: September 2022