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Dept of Civil and Env. Engr
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1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, Michigan, USA 49931

Phone: 906-487-3053
Fax: 906-487-1620
jhiller@mtu.edu

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Refereed Journal Publications

Roesler, J.R., Hiller, J.E. and Littleton, P.C., Large-Scale Airfield Concrete Slab Fatigue Tests, International Journal of Concrete Pavements, ISCP, Vol. 1, No. 1, Dec. 2005, pp. 66-87. (published among award-winning papers from 8th Int’l Conference on Concrete Pavements)

Hiller, J.E. and Roesler, J.R., Determination of Critical Concrete Pavement Fatigue Damage Locations Using Influence Lines, Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 131, No. 8, July/August 2005, pp. 599-607.

Hiller, J.E. and Buch, N., Assessment of Retrofit Dowel Benefits in Cracked Portland Cement Concrete Pavements, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, Vol. 18, No. 1, February 2004, pp. 29-35.

Hiller, J.E. and Roesler, J.R., Transverse Joint Analysis for Use in Mechanistic-Empirical Design of Rigid Pavements, Transportation Research Record 1809, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2002, pp. 42-51.

Van Dam, T.J., Buch, N., Hanson, K.F., Hiller, J.E., Sutter L.L., and Muethel, R. Michigan’s Approach to a State-Wide Investigation of Material-Related Distress (MRD) in Concrete Pavements, Transportation Research Record 1775, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2001, pp. 1-10.

Buch, N., Frabizzio, M.A., and Hiller, J.E., Impact of Coarse Aggregates on Transverse Crack Performance in Jointed Concrete Pavements, ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 97, No. 3, May-June 2000, pp. 325-332.

Buch, N., Rehman, M.O. and Hiller, J.E., Impact of Processed Cellulose Fibers on Portland Cement Concrete Properties, Transportation Research Record 1668, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 1999, pp. 72-80.

Conference Publications

Hiller, J.E. and Roesler, J.R, Accounting for Self-Equilibrating Stresses due to Non-Linear Temperature Profiles in Rigid Pavements, Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) 184 - Pavements and Materials: Modeling, Testing, and Performance, ASCE, 2009, pp. 48-55.

Hiller, J.E. and Roesler, J.R., Location and Timing of Fatigue Cracks on Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements, Proceedings of the ASCE 2008 Airfield & Highway Pavements Conference, Bellevue, WA, October 2008, pp. 509-520.

Hiller, J.E. and Roesler, J.R., Comparison of Mechanistic-Empirical Thickness Design Methods and Predicted Critical Fatigue Locations, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Vol. 1, San Francisco, CA, August 2008, pp. 171-188.

Hiller, J.E. and Roesler, J.R., Accounting for Self-Equilibrating Stresses due to Non-Linear Temperature Profiles in Rigid Pavements, Proceedings of the International Conference of the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute (EM08) Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 2008.

Hiller, J.E. and Roesler, J.R, Alternative Failure Modes for Long-Life Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements, Proceedings of the International Conference on Long-Life Concrete Pavements, Chicago, IL, September 2006, pp. 265-284.

Roesler, J.R., Hiller, J.E. and Littleton, P.C., Large-Scale Airfield Concrete Slab Fatigue Tests, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Vol. 3, Colorado Springs, CO, August 2005, pp. 1247-1268.

Hiller, J.E. and Buch, N., Analysis of Roller-Compacted Concrete (RCC) Pavement Design Methods, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Vol. 2, Orlando, FL, September 2001, pp. 775-789.

Hiller, J.E. and Buch, N., Investigation of Dowel Bar Retrofitting on PCC Pavement Responses, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Vol. 2, Orlando, FL, September 2001, pp. 623-637.

Buch, N. and Hiller, J.E., Mechanical Properties of Fiber Reinforced High Strength Concrete, Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Specialty Conference on Fibre Reinforced Concrete, Singapore, August 1997.

Research Reports

Bordelon, A.C., Roesler, J.R., and Hiller, J.E. Mechanistic-Empirical Design Concepts for Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements in Illinois, Final Report, Illinois Department of Transportation, Springfield, Ill., September 2008.

Roesler, J.R., Littleton, P.C., Hiller, J.E., and Long, G.E., Effect of Stress State on Concrete Slab Fatigue Resistance, Final Report, Federal Aviation Administration, Atlantic City, NJ, October 2004.

Hiller, J.E., Optimizing the Efficiency of Transverse Joints and Cracks in Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavements, R&D No. 2421, Portland Cement Association, Skokie, IL, 2001.

Frabizzio, M.A., Hiller, J.E., and Buch, N., Factors Affecting Shear Capacity of Transverse Cracks in Jointed Concrete Pavements, Final Report, Research Report RC-1385, Michigan Department of Transportation, Lansing, MI, May 2000.

Hiller, J.E., Buch, N. and Van Dam, T.J., Material Related Distresses in Michigan's PCC Pavements: Phase I, Final Report, Research Report RC-1377, Michigan Department of Transportation, Lansing, MI, October 1998.

Conference Presentations

“Location and Timing of Fatigue Cracks on Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements”, ASCE 2008 Airfield & Highway Pavements Conference, Bellevue, WA, October 2008.

“Comparison of Mechanistic-Empirical Thickness Design Methods and Predicted Critical Fatigue Locations”, 9th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, San Francisco, CA, August 2008.

“Characterization and Impact of Built-in Curling on Rigid Pavement Response”, 2nd Workshop on Advanced Characterization, Modeling, and Design of Concrete Pavements, Richmond, CA, August 2008.

“Accounting for Self-Equilibrating Stresses due to Non-Linear Temperature Profiles in Rigid Pavements”, International Conference of the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute (EM08) Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 2008.

“Multi-modal Failure Analysis and its Application to Mechanistic Design of Concrete Pavements”, 14th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Chapter, Inc. - ACPA, Springfield, IL, March 2008.

“Alternative Failure Modes for Long-Life Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements”, International Conference on Long-Life Concrete Pavements, Chicago, IL, September 2006.

“Development of Innovative Mechanistic Empirical Fatigue Analysis for Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements”, 8th International Conference on Concrete Pavements – Research In-Progress Poster Session, Colorado Springs, CO, August 2005

“Assessment of Retrofit Dowel Benefits in Cracked PCC Pavements”, 81st Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, January 2002.

“Transverse Joint Analysis for Use in Mechanistic-Empirical Design of Rigid Pavements”, 81st Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, January 2002.

“Investigation of Dowel Bar Retrofitting on PCC Pavement Responses”, 7th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Orlando, FL, September 2001.

“Analysis of Roller-Compacted Concrete (RCC) Pavement Design Methods”, 7th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Orlando, FL, September 2001.

“Investigation of Dowel Bar Retrofitting on PCC Pavement Responses”, ACI Spring 2001 Convention, Philadelphia, PA, March 2001.

“Impact of Processed Cellulose Fibers on Portland Cement Concrete Properties”, 78th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, January 1999.

 

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