Refereed Journal Publications (21)


*Lin, B., Cerato, A.B., Madden, A.S. and Elwood-Madden, M.E. (2013). Microscopic Analysis of the Effect of Fly Ash on the Behavior of Two Expansive Soils from Oklahoma. Environmental Engineering and Geosciences (EEG). Vol. 19, pp. 85-94, DOI:10.2113/gseegeosci.19.1.85

 

*Lin, B. and Cerato, A.B. Electromagnetic Properties of Expansive Soils under One-dimensional Deformation. (2013). Acta Geotechnica. Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 381-393. DOI: 10.1007/s11440-012-0198-z . Full Text.

 

*Lin, B. and Cerato, A.B. (2013) Hysteretic Soil Water Characteristics and Cyclic Swell-shrink Paths of Compacted Expansive Soils. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment (BEGE). Vol. 72, Issue 1, pp. 25-35. DOI: 10.1007/s10064-012-0450-7

 

Cerato, A.B., Miller, G.A. (2013). Determination of Soil Stabilization Content using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF). Geotechnical Testing Journal. Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 781-785. DOI:10.1520/GTJ20120186. Full Text

 

Lin, B. and Cerato, A.B. (2012). Investigation on Soil-Water Characteristic Curves of Untreated and Stabilized Highly Clayey Expansive Soils. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. DOI: 10.1007/s10706-012-9499-0. Full Text.

Cerato, A.B., Taghavi, A., Muraleetharan, K.K., Miller, G.A. (2012). An Educational Module to Demonstrate the Seismic Behavior of Piles in Improved and Unimproved Soil Soils. Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000112. Full Text.

Cerato, A.B. and Lin, B. (2012). Dielectric Measurement of Soil-electrolyte Mixtures in a Modified Oedometer Cell Using 400 kHz to 20 MHz Electromagnetic Waves. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal (GTJ). Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 1-9. Full Text.

Lin, B. and Cerato, A.B. (2012). Prediction of Expansive Soil Swelling Based on Four Micro-scale Properties. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment. Volume 71, No. 1, pp. 71-78. Full Text.

Cerato, A.B., Elton, D. and Shannon, D. (2012). Building Student Teamwork with the Student Geo-Challenge. ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice. Vol. 138, No. 1, pp. 14-20. Full Text.

Pinilla, J.D., Miller, G.A., Cerato, A.B. and Snethen, D.S. (2011). Influence of Curing Time on the Resilient Modulus of Chemically Stabilized Soils. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal (GTJ). Vol. 34, No. 4. pp. 364-372. Full Text. 

Chang, C.S., Cerato, A.B. and Lutenegger, A.J. (2010).  Modeling the Scale Effect of Granular Media for Strength and Bearing Capacity.  International Journal of Pavement Engineering.   Special Issue on Unified Approach for Characterizing, Modeling and Simulating of Stone-Based Infrastructure Materials. Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 343-353. Full Text.

Buhler, R. and Cerato, A.B. (2010). Design of Dynamically Wind-Loaded Helical Piers for Small Wind Turbines. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities. Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 417-426.
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Cerato, A.B., Miller, G.A. and Hajjat, J. (2009). The Influence of Clod Size and Structure on Wetting-Induced Volumen Change of Compacted Soil.  ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and GeoEnvironmental Engineering. Vol. 135, No. 11, pp. 1620-1628.
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Cerato, A.B. and Victor, R. (2009). Effects of Long-Term Dynamic Loading and Fluctuating Water Table on Helical Anchor Performance for Small Wind Tower Foundations. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities. Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 251-261.
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Cerato, A.B. and Victor, R. (2008). Effects of Helical Anchor Geometry on Long-Term Performance for Small Wind Turbine Foundations Subject to Dynamic Loads.  The Journal of the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI).  Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 30-41.
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Cerato, A.B. and Lutenegger, A.J. (2007).  Scale Effects of Shallow Foundation Bearing Capacity on Granular Material.  ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (JGGE). Vol. 133, No. 10, pp. 1192-1202.
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Cerato, A.B. and Lutenegger, A.J. (2006).  Bearing Capacity of Square and Circular Footings on a Finite Layer of Granular Soil Underlain by a Rigid Base.  Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE.  Vol. 132, No. 11, pp. 1496-1501.
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Cerato, A.B. and Lutenegger, A.J. (2006).  Specimen Size and Scale Effects of Direct Shear Box Tests of Sands.  Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM.  Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 507-516.
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Lutenegger, A.J. and Cerato, A.B. (2005). Lenticular Truss Bridges of Massachusetts. Civil Engineering Practice: Journal of the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section/ASCE.  Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 53-74.
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Cerato, A.B. and Lutenegger, A.J. (2004).  Determining Intrinsic Compressibility of Fine-Grained Soils.  ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. Vol. 130, No. 8, pp. 872-877.
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Cerato, A.B. and Lutenegger, A.J. (2002). Determination of Surface Area of Fine-Grained Soils by the Ethylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether (EGME) Method. Geotechnical Testing Journal (GTJ), ASTM, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 314-320.
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Conference Publications (23)


*Lin, B. and Cerato, A.B. (2012). Hysteretic Soil-Water Characteristic Curves of Highly Clayey Expansive Soils. GeoCongress 2012. GSP 225. State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering. Oakland, CA, March 25-29, 2012. pp. 1205-1212.

*Tabet, W., Cerato, A.B. and Miller, G.A. (2012). The Influence of Clod Size and Moisture Condition on the Shearing Behavior of Compacted Soils. GeoCongress 2012. GSP 225. State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering. Oakland, CA, March 25-29, 2012. pp. 1156-1164.

Liu, C., Soltani, H., Pinilla, J.D., Muraleetharan, K.K., Cerato, A.B., and Miller, G.A. (2011). Centrifuge Investigation of Seismic Behavior of Pile Foundations in Soft Clays. GeoFrontiers 2011: GSP 211, Advances in Geotechnical Engineering.  Dallas, Texas, March 13-16, 2011. pp. 585-594. Full Text.

Lin, B. and Cerato, A.B. (2011). The Role of Micro-scale Properties in the Study of Expansive Soils. GeoFrontiers 2011: GSP 211, Advances in Geotechnical Engineering. Dallas, Texas, March 13-16, 2011. pp. 4129-4136.  Full Text.

Holderby, E., Cerato, A.B., Miller, G.A. (2011). Field Verification of Stabilized Soil Strength.
 GeoFrontiers 2011: GSP 211, Advances in Geotechnical Engineering. Dallas, Texas, March 13-16, 2011. pp. 2454-2463. Full Text.

Kirupakaran, K., Cerato, A. B., Liu, C., Miller, G. A., Muraleetharan, K. K., Pinilla, J. D., Price, S. and Thompson, Z. M. (2010). Simulation of a Centrifuge Model Test of Pile Foundations in CDSM Improved Soft Clays.
GeoFlorida 2010: GSP 199, Advances in Analysis, Modeling and Design. West Palm Beach, Florida, February 20-24, 2010. pp. 1583-1591. Full Text.

Hussey, N., Cerato, A.B., Grasmick, J., Holderby, E., Tabet, W. and Miller, G.A. (2010).  Validation and Refinement of Chemical Stabilization Procedures for Pavement Subgrade Soils. GeoFlorida 2010: GSP 199, Advances in Analysis, Modeling and Design. West Palm Beach, Florida, February 20-24, 2010. pp. 2702-2711. Full Text.

Lin, B. and Cerato, A.B. (2010). Study of Expansive Soil Behavior Using Low to Medium Frequency Electromagnetic Waves.  GeoFlorida 2010: GSP 199, Advances in Analysis, Modeling and Design. West Palm Beach, Florida, February 20-24, 2010. pp. 708-716. Full Text.

Puppala, A.J. and Cerato, A.B. (2009). Heave Distress Problems in Chemically-Treated Sulfate-Laden Materials. GeoStrata. Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 28-32.
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Cerato, A.B. (2008). Out of Classroom Engineering Work Helps Lead to CE Degree at the University of Oklahoma.  Foundation Drilling: ADSC, The International Association of Foundation Drilling. Vol. 29, No. 7, pp. 46, 49.
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Victor, R. and Cerato, A.B. (2008). Helical Anchors as Wind Tower Guyed Cable Foundations.  Proceedings of the 2
nd British Geotechnical Association (BGA) International Conference on Foundations.  Dundee, Scotland. June 24-27, 2008. Full Text.

Adams, A.G., Dukes, O.M., Tabet, W., Cerato, A.B. and Miller, G.A. (2008). Sulfate Induced Heave in Oklahoma Soils due to Lime Stabilization. 
GeoCongress: The Challenge of Sustainability in the GeoEnvironment. GSP 179, Characterization, Monitoring, and Modeling of GeoSystems, New Orleans, LA, March 9-12, 2008, pp. 444-451. Full Text.

Cerato, A.B., Hajjat, J. and Miller, G.A. (2008). The Influence of Structure on Wetting Induced One-Dimensional Volume Change of Compacted Soil.
GeoCongress: The Challenge of Sustainability in the GeoEnvironment. GSP 178, Geosustainability and Geohazard Mitigation, New Orleans, LA, March 9-12, 2008, pp. 287-294.  Full Text.

Miller, G.A., Cerato, A.B. and Khoury, C.K. (2007). Some Design Challenges for Fine-Grained Fill in Urban Environments.
Proceedings of the XIV European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering (ECSMFE). Madrid, Spain, Sept. 24-27, 2007. Vol. 3, pp 1373-1378. Full Text.

Cerato, A.B. and Nevels, J.B. (2007). Shallow Landslide Analysis: McCurtain County, Oklahoma.
Proceedings of the 1st North American Landslide Conference:Landslides and Society: Integrated Science, Engineering, Management, and Mitigation. Vail, Colorado, June 3-8, 2007. CD Proceedings. Full Text.

Buhler, R. and Cerato, A.B. (2007).
Stabilization of Oklahoma Expansive Soils using Lime and Class C Fly Ash.  GeoDenver: New Peaks in Geotechnics. Denver, Colorado, Feb. 18-21, 2007. CD Proceedings. Full Text.

Cerato, A.B., Oleski, R.C. and Puklin, C.C.  (2006).  Case Study: Compacted Embankment Landslide in Grady County, Oklahoma.  40th Annual Symposium on Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering. Landslides - Investigation, Analysis and Mitigation. Utah State University, Logan, Utah, May 24-26, 2006. Full Text.

Cerato, A.B. and Lutenegger, A.J. (2006).  
Shrinkage of Clays.  Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Phoenix, AZ, April 2-6, 2006.  GSP No. 147. Vol. 1, pp. 1097-1108. Full Text.

Cerato, A.B. and Lutenegger, A.J. (2005).  Activity, Relative Activity and Specific Surface Area of Fine-Grained Soils. 
Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE).  Osaka, Japan, Sept. 12-16th.  Vol. 2, pp. 325-328. Full Text.

Cerato, A.B. and Lutenegger, A.J. (2004).  Disturbance Effects of Field Vane Tests in a Varved Clay.  Proceedings of the 2nd International Site Characterization Conference, Porto, Portugal.  September 19-22, Porto, Portugal.  Vol. 1, pp. 861-868.  Full Text.

Yuretich, R.F., Bloom, J. and Cerato, A.B. (2004). Environmental Consequences of Acidic Drainage from Davis Pyrite Mine, Rowe, Massachusetts (Abstract). Proceedings of the Geological Society of America (GSA) 39th Annual Northeastern Section and 53rd Annual Southeastern Section Joint Meeting, March 25-27, Washington, D.C. Abstract.

Cerato, A.B. and Lutenegger, A.J. (2003).  Model Footing Tests on a Finite Layer of Granular Soil.  International Symposium on Shallow Foundations, FONDSUP 2003, Paris, France. Vol. 1, pp. 155-162. Full Text.

Cerato, A.B. and Lutenegger, A.J. (2003). Scale Effects of Shallow Foundation Bearing Capacity on Granular Material.  Proceedings of the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) International Conference on Foundations, pp. 217-225. Full Text.

Lutenegger, A.J., Cerato, A.B. and Harrington, N. (2003).  Some Physical and Chemical Properties of Some Piedmont Residual Soils.  Proceedings of the 12th Panamerican Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and the 39th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, Vol. 1, pp 775-782. Full Text.

Cerato, A.B. (2002). Scale Effects of Shallow Foundation Design on Granular Material (Abstract).  Proceedings of the Northeast Geotechnical Graduate Research Symposium, November 21, 2002, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Abstract.

 

Lutenegger, A.J. and Cerato, A.B. (2001). Surface Area and Engineering Properties of Fine-Grained Soils.  Proceedings of the 15th International Conference of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE), Vol. 1, pp. 603-606. Full Text.

Theses

 



Ph.D. Dissertation Research (2001-2005)
                    Dissertation: 
Scale Effects of Shallow Foundation Bearing Capacity on Granular Soils.
                    Advisor:       Alan J. Lutenegger, Professor and Department Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts

M.S. Geosciences Non-Thesis Project (2001-2003)
                    Thesis:        
Mineralogical Study of Davis Mine, Rowe, Massachusetts, Using X-Ray Diffraction Techniques.
                    Advisor:       Richard F. Yuretich, Professor and Department Head, Geosciences, University of Massachusetts

M.S.C.E. Thesis Research (1999-2001)
                    Thesis:        
Influence of Surface Area on Geotechnical Characteristics of Fine-Grained Soils.
                    Advisor:      Alan J. Lutenegger, Professor and Department Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts



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