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Bibliographia Humboldtiana Index

Bibliographia Humboldtiana

I. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from abroad in 2009

Civil engineering

Aksoy, Prof. Dr. Hafzullah

Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Field of research: Hydraulic engineering, water engineering
Host: Prof. Dr. Hartmut Wittenberg Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
  • Hafzullah Aksoy, Ilker Kurt, Ebru Eris: Filtered smoothed minima baseflow separation method. In: Journal of Hydrology. 372, 2009, p. 94 - 101 [Baseflow separation, Daily streamflow, Filyos river, Recursive digital filter, Smoothed minima, Filtered smoothed minima].

  • Ali Aytek, Aytac Guven, M. Ishak Yuce, Hafzullah Aksoy: Reply to Discussion of 'An explicit neural network formulation for evapotranspiration'. In: Hydrological Sciences Journal. 54, 2009, p. 389 - 393 [artificial neural networks, CIMIS database, evapotranspiration, Penman-Monteith equation ].

  • Zeynel Fuat Toprak, Ebru Eris, Necati Agiralioglu, Hikmet Kerem Cigizoglu, Levent Yilmaz, Hafzullah Aksoy, Hilal Gonca Coskun, Gokhan Andic, Ugur Alganci : Modeling monthly mean flow in a poorly gauged basin by fuzzy logic. In: CLEAN. 37, 2009, p. 555 - 564 [monthly mean flow, fuzzy logic, flow modeling, poorly gauged basin].

  • Hartmut Wittenberg, Hafzullah Aksoy: Hydrologische Ermittlung des Fremdwasserzuflusses zu Kläranlagen durch Basisabflussseparation. In: Forum für Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung. 26.09, 2009, p. 11 - 17 [Fremdwasser, Basisabfluss, Grundwasserspeicher].

  • Hafzullah Aksoy, Ahmad Dahamsheh: Artificial neural network models for forecasting monthly precipitation in Jordan. In: Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. 23, 2009, p. 917 - 931 [Arid region, Artificial neural networks, Forecasting, Intermittent precipitation, Jordan, Multiple input linear regression].

  • Ahmad Dahamsheh, Hafzullah Aksoy: Artificial neural network models for forecasting intermittent monthly precipitation in arid regions. In: Meteorological Applications. 16, 2009, p. 325 - 337 [artificial neural networks, linear regression, feed-forward back propagation, intermittent precipitation, Jordan, monthly precipitation].

  • Hartmut Wittenberg, Hafzullah Aksoy: Quantifizierung der Fremdwasserabflüsse in Kanälen durch Basisabflussseparation. In: Korrespondenz Wasserwirtschaft. 2, 2009, p. 672 - 675 [hydrology, quantitative hydrology, infiltration water, waste water, groundwater, baseflow, hydrograph separation, water balance].

Alver, Prof. Dr. Ninel

Ege University (Aegean University), Turkey
Field of research: Construction materials science
Host: Dr. Herbert Wiggenhauser Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)
  • Ninel Alver, Masayasu Ohtsu: Development of non-contact SIBIE procedure for identifying ungrouted tendon duct. In: NDT & E International. 42, 2009, p. 120 - 127.

Celeste, Prof. Dr. Alcigeimes Batista

Universidade Federal de Sergipe (UFS), Brazil
Field of research: Water supply, water management
Host: Prof. Dr. Max Billib Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • Alcigeimes B. Celeste, Max Billib: Evaluation of stochastic reservoir operation optimization models. In: Advances in Water Resources. 32, 2009, p. 1429 - 1443 [Reservoir operation, Implicit stochastic optimization, Parameterization-simulation-optimization].

Choudhury, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Deepankar

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India
Field of research: Soil and foundation engineering
Host: Prof. Dr. Rolf Katzenbach Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • D. Choudhury, S. M. Ahmad: External stability of waterfront reinforced soil structures under seismic conditions using a pseudo-static approach. In: Geosynthetics International. 16, 2009, p. 1 - 10.

  • Pijush Samui, Gautam Bhattacharya, Deepankar Choudhury: Prediction of ultimate capacity of laterally loaded piles in clay: A relevance vector machine approach. In: Advances in Soft Computing. 52, 2009, p. 127 - 136.

  • Deepankar Choudhury, Purnanand Savoikar: Simplified method to characterize municipal solid waste properties under seismic conditions. In: Waste Management. 29, 2009, p. 924 - 933.

  • G. V. Narasimha Reddy, D. Choudhury, M. R. Madhav, E. Saibaba Reddy: Pseudo-dynamic analysis of reinforced soil wall subjected to oblique displacement. In: Geosynthetics International. 16, 2009, p. 61 - 70.

  • Debarghya Chakraborty, Deepankar Choudhury: Investigation of the behavior of tailings earthen dam under seismic conditions. In: American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 2, 2009, p. 559 - 564.

  • Deepankar Choudhury, Purnanand Savoikar: Equivalent-linear seismic analyses of MSW landfills using DEEPSOIL. In: Engineering Geology. 107, 2009, p. 98 - 108.

  • Deepankar Choudhury, V. S. Phani Kanth, G. R. Reddy: Recent advances in analysis and design of pile foundations in liquefiable soils during earthquake: a review. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India (Section A – Physical Sciences). 79, 2009, p. 141 - 152.

  • Syed Mohd. Ahmad, Deepankar Choudhury: Seismic design factor for sliding of waterfront retaining wall. In: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Geotechnical Engineering. 162, 2009, p. 269 - 276.

Meng, Prof. Dr. Fangang

Sun Yat-Sen University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Waste water management
Host: Prof. Dr. Matthias Kraume Technische Universität Berlin
  • Fangang Meng, So-Ryong Chae, Anja Drews, Matthias Kraume, Hang-Sik Shin, Fenglin Yang: Recent advances in membrane bioreactors (MBRs): Membrane fouling and membrane material. In: Water Research. 43, 2009, p. 1489 - 1512 [Wastewater treatment; Membrane bioreactor (MBR); Membrane fouling; Extracellular polymeric substances (EPS); Soluble microbial products (SMP); Membrane modification].

  • Fangang Meng, Anja Drews, Renata Mehrez, Vera Iversen, Mathias Ernst, Fenglin Yang, Martin Jekel and Matthias Kraume: Occurrence, Source, and Fate of Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) in a Pilot-Scale Membrane Bioreactor. In: Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 2009, p. 8821 - 8826 [membrane bioreactor, membrane fouling, soluble microbial products, extracellular polymeric substances].

  • V. Iversen, R. Mehrez, R.Y. Horng, C.H. Chen, F. Meng, A. Drews, B. Lesjean, M. Ernst, M. Jekel, M. Kraume: Fouling mitigation through flocculants and adsorbents addition in membrane bioreactors: Comparing lab and pilot studies. In: Journal of Membrane Science. 345, 2009, p. 21 - 30 [Flocculation; Adsorption; Flux enhancers; Fouling; MBR].

Tulu, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Taffa

Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Field of research: Hydraulic engineering, water engineering
Host: Prof. Dr. Jens Tränckner Universität Rostock
  • Taffa Tulu, Selesh Bekele Awulachew, and Philippe Lemperiere: Training Manual on Agricultural Water Management. Addis Ababa: International Livestock Research Institute, 2009, 235 pp. [Watershed Hydrology, water management, water harvesting, soil-plant-water relationships, irrigation pumps, small scale irrigation, surface irrigation methods, drip irrigation methods].

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Taffa Tulu: Research Methods, Guidelines and Formats. Adama, http://docslide.us/documents/research-guideline.html: Adama University, 2009, 88 pp. [Research methods, writing research proposals, technical writing].

Vijayaraghavan, Dr. Kuppusamy

National University of Singapore, Singapore
Field of research: Water supply, water management
Host: Dr. Stephan Fuchs Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
  • Kuppusamy Vijayaraghavan, T.P.T. Pham, C.-W. Cho, S.W. Won, S.B. Choi, M. Juan, S. Kim, Y.-R. Kim, Y.-S. Yun : An assessment on the interaction of an ionic liquid with different adsorbents. In: Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Research. 48, 2009, p. 7283 - 7288 [Biosorption, adsorption, water treatment, ionic liquids].

  • Kuppusamy Vijayaraghavan, S.W. Won, Y.-S. Yun: Treatment of complex remazol dye effluent using sawdust and coal-based activated carbons. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials. 167, 2009, p. 790 - 796 [Biosorption, water quality, industrial effluents, adsorption, water treatment, dyes ].

  • Kuppusamy Vijayaraghavan, T.T. Teo, R. Balasubramanian, U.M. Joshi : Application of Sargassum biomass to remove heavy metal ions from synthetic multi-metal solutions and urban storm water runoff. In: Journal of Hazardous Materials. 164, 2009, p. 1019 - 1023 [Biosorption, water quality, industrial effluents, adsorption, water treatment, ].

  • Kuppusamy Vijayaraghavan, M. Arun, U.M. Joshi, R. Balasubramanian : A comparative study of seven materials as sorbents for removal of metal ions from real storm water runoff. In: Chemical Engineering Transactions. 17, 2009, p. 379 - 384 [Biosorption, water quality, industrial effluents, adsorption, water treatment, ].

Wang, Prof. Dr. Zhi-liang

Hefei University of Technology, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Soil and rock mechanics
Host: Prof. Dr. Heinz Konietzky Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Zhi-liang Wang,H. Konietzky, R.F. Shen: Coupled finite element and discrete element method for underground blast in faulted rock masses. In: Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 29, 2009, p. 939 - 945 [Rock masses Underground blasting Stress wave Coupled method Fault Rock failure].

  • Wang, Z.L., Konietzky, H., Huang, R.Y: Elastic–plastic-hydrodynamic analysis of crater blasting in steel fiber reinforced concrete. In: Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics. 52., 2009, p. 111 - 116 [Steel fiber reinforced concrete Volume fraction Constitutive model Erosion criterion Crater blasting].

  • Wang, Z.L., Konietzky, H., Shen, R.F.: Analytical and numerical study of P-wave attenuation in rock shelter layer. In: Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 30, 2009, p. 1 - 7 [Rock shelter layer Inclusion Wave attenuation Analytical solution Numerical analysis].

  • Wang, Z.L., Konietzky, H: Modelling of blast-induced fractures in jointed rock mass. In: Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 76, 2009, p. 1945 - 1955 [Jointed rock masses Blasting Coupled method Dynamic fracture Numerical modelling].

Zamecnikova, Dr. Miriam

Technische Universität Wien, Austria
Field of research: Geodesy, surveying
Host: Prof. Dr. Hansjörg Kutterer Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • Miriam Zamecnikova, Hansjörg Kutterer, Horst Suhre, Harald Vennegeerts: Untersuchung des Distanzmesssystems des IMAGER 5006. In: Photogrammetrie Laserscanning Optische 3D-Messtechnik, Beiträge der Oldenburger 3D-Tage 2009. (Ed. Thomas Luhmann, Christina Müller) Heidelberg: Herbert Wichmann Verlag, 2009, p. 45 - 52 [Laser Scanner, IMAGER 5006, Distanzmesssystem, zyklischer Phasenfehler, Auflösungsvermögen des Distanzmesssystems ].

Zeleke, Dr. Ketema Tilahun

Charles Sturt University, Germany
Field of research: Hydraulic engineering, water engineering
Host: Dr. Claas Nendel Leibniz-Zentrum für Agrarlandschaftsforschung (ZALF) e. V.
  • Mulubrhan Kifle, Ketema Tilahun and Eyasu Yazew: Evaluation of Surge Flow Furrow Irrigation for Onion Production in a Semiarid Region of Ethiopia. In: Irrigation Science. 26, 2009, p. 325 - 333 [Surge irrigation, onion, Mekelle, Ethiopia].

  • Mengistu Bossie, Ketema Tilahun, and Tilahun Hordofa: Crop coefficient and evapotarnspiration of onion at Awash Melkassa, Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia. In: Irrigation and Drainage Systems. 23, 2009, p. 1 - 10 [Awash Melkassa . Crop coefficient . Ethiopia . Lysimeter . Onion].

  • Berhanu Kebebew, Ketema Tilahun: Water usage and water use effi ciency of drip-irrigated tomato under defi cit irrigation. In: Journal of Applied Horticulture. 11, 2009, p. 31 - 34 [Crop factor, drip irrigation, Ethiopia, tomato, water use efficiency].

  • Ketema Tilahun, Broder J. Merkel: Assessment of groundwater vulnerability to pollution in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia using DRASTIC. In: Environ Earth Sciences. 59, 2009, p. 1485 - 1496 [Dire Dawa, DRASTIC, Ethiopia].

  • Ketema Tilahun, Broder J. Merkel: Estimation of groundwater recharge using a GIS-based distributed water balance model in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. In: Hydrogeology Journal. 17, 2009, p. 1443 - 1457 [Ethiopia, Geographic information systems, Groundwater recharge/water budget, Water balance, WetSpass].

  • Sewnet Eshetu, Ketema Tilahun, Dawit Zerihun 3: EFFECT OF FURROW LENGTH AND FLOW RATE ON THE PERFORMANCE OF SHORT-FURROWS USED TO IRRIGATE POTATOES IN GOJAM, ETHIOPIA. In: International Agricultural Engineering Journal. 18, 2009, p. 53 - 63 [Ethiopia, furrow, efficiency].

  • Yenesew Mengiste, Ketema Tilahun: YIELD AND WATER USE EFFICIENCY OF DEFICIT-IRRIGATED MAIZE IN A SEMI-ARID REGION OF ETHIOPIA. In: African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development. 9, 2009, p. 1635 - 1651 [deficit irrigation, water use efficiency].