Publications

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BOOKS

  • Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering, The Water Cycle under Climate Change: Using Hydroscience and Engineering for a Sustainable Future, (www.ICHE2012.org), Editors: Hagen, S.C., M. Chopra, K. Madani, S.C. Medeiros, and D. Wang, ISBN 978-0-615-72135-4, Orlando, FL Nov 4-8, 2012.
  • Boundary Element XX – Advances in Boundary Elements Series, Editors: A. Kassab, C. Brebbia and M. Chopra, Computational Mechanics Publications, U.K., 1998.

BOOK CHAPTER

  • Chopra, M., Stuart E., and Wanielista, M. “Pervious Pavement Systems in Florida – Research Results”, Low Impact Development 2010: Redefining Water in the City (Editors: Scott D. Struck and Keith H. Lichten), Environmental and Water Institute, ASCE Press, 2010.
  • Chopra, M. B.. “Recent Developments in Poroelasticity using BEM”, Book Chapter in Coupled Problems (Eds, Aliabadi and Kassab), July 2000.
  • Chopra, M.B., Dargush, G.F. and Banerjee, P.K., “Finite Deformation Analysis of Soil Penetration Problems”, Chapter 5 in Developments in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering – 4, (P.K. Banerjee and R. Butterfield, Eds.) Elsevier Applied Science, London, 1990.

REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

PUBLISHED

  • A.Perez, B. H. Nam, M. Alrowaimi, M. Chopra, S.-J. Lee, H.-J. Youn, “Experimental study on sinkhole: soil-groundwater behaviors under varied hydrogeological conditions,”  Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM(online published). [link], 2016.
  • Nam, B.H., Behring, Z., Kim, J., Chopra, M., Shoucair, J. and Park, C.S., “Evaluation of the Use of Recycled Concrete Aggregate as Drainage Materials in French Drain Systems”, ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2015, pp, 1-11.
  • Yun, H.-B., Park, S.-Y., Mehdawi, N., Chopra, M. and Reddi, L.N., “Monitoring for Close Proximity Tunneling Effects on Existing Tunnel using Blind Source Separation Technique with Limited Sensor Data”, Tunneling and Underground Space Technology, doi:10.1016/j.tust.2014.06.003, June 2014.
  • Gogo-Abite, I, Chopra, M., Hardin, M., Wanielista, M. and Stuart, E., “In situ Permeability Determination Device for Porous Pavement Systems”, J. Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, ASCE, Accepted, April 2014.
  • Gogo-Abite, I, Chopra, M., and Wanielista, M., “Performance Evaluation of Two Silt Fence Fabrics using a Tilting Test-Bed with Simulated Rainfall”, Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Vol. 39, pp 30-38, doi: 10.1016/j.geotexmem.2013.07.001, 2013.
  • Gogo-Abite, I., Chopra, M., and Uju, I., “Evaluation of Mechanical Properties and Structural Integrity for Pervious Concrete Pavement Systems”, J. Materials in Civil Engineering (ASCE), doi: 10.1061/(ASCE) MT.1943-5533.0000918, 2013.
  • Chen, X, Wang, D, and Chopra, M., “Constructing Comprehensive Datasets for Understanding Human and Climate Change Impacts on the Hydrologic Cycle”, Invited Article, Irrigation and Drainage Systems Engineering, 2:106. doi: 10.4172/2168-9768.1000106.
  • Butler, B, Chopra, M., Kassab, A, and Chaitanya, V. “Boundary Element Model for Electrochemical Dissolution under Externally Applied Low Level Stress”, Eng. Anal. Boundary Elem. (2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.10.16/j.enganabound.2013.03.010.
  • Hood, A., Chopra, M., and Wanielista, M., “Assessment of Biosorption Activated Media Under Roadside Swales for the Removal of Phosphorus from Stormwater”. Water, 5(1), 53-66; doi: 10.3390/w5010053.
  • Gogo-Abite, I, Chopra, M., and Wanielista, M., “Integrated Surface-Ground Water Model for Stormwater Harvesting Using Basic Mass Balance Principles”, J. Irrigation CHOPRA CV-­‐ AUGUST 16 2013, PAGE 16 and Drainage Engineering, ASCE, DOI 10.1061/(ASCE) IR.1943-4774.0000518, 2012.
  • Kakuturu, S., Chopra, M, Hardin, M., and Wanielista, M. “Runoff Curve Numbers for Simulated Highway Slopes under Different Slope, Soil-Turf, and Rainfall Conditions”, J. of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, DOI 10.1061/(ASCE) HE.1943-­‐ 5584.0000605, 2012.
  • Kakuturu, S., Chopra, M, Hardin, M., and Wanielista, M. “Effect of Rainfall, Slope, Soil, and Fertilizer Type on Losses of Total Nitrogen (TN) from Fertilized Turfs on Highway Slopes”, J. Environmental Engineering, ASCE, DOI 10.1061/(ASCE) HE.1943-­‐7870.0000690, 2012.
  • Haddad, A., Reinhart, D.R., and Chopra, M., ÒField Assessment of Vegetative Mulch Covers as Intermediate Alternative Landfill CoverÓ, J. of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, submitted, 2011.
  • Kakuturu, S., Chopra, M, Hardin, M., and Wanielista, M. ÒEffect of Rainfall Intensity and Slopes on the Total Nitrogen Losses from Fertilized Highway SlopesÓ, Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier, submitted, 2011.
  • Kakuturu, S., Chopra, M, Hardin, M., and Wanielista, M. ÒRunoff Curve Numbers for Simulated Highway Slopes under Different Slope, Soil-Turf, and Rainfall ConditionsÓ, J. of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, submitted, 2011.
  • Haddad, A., Chopra, M., and Reinhart, D.R., ÒGeotechnical and Hydraulic Behavior of Vegetative Mulch used as Alternative Daily and Intermediate Landfill CoverÓ, Waste Management, submitted, 2011.
  • Chopra, M., Mulligan, A. and Uju, I., ÒCompressive and Flexural Strength of Pervious Concrete PavementÓ, American Concrete Institute (ACI) Materials Journal, submitted 2011.
  • Chopra, M, Kakuturu, S., Ballock, C, Spence, J and Wanielista, M. ÒDetermination of the Infiltration Rates and the Effect of Rejuvenation Methods for Pervious Concrete Pavements, J. of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE (Special Issue on LID), Vol 15, No. 6, pp. 426-433, 2010.
  • Butler, B, Kassab, A, Chopra, M. and Desai, V. ÒBoundary Element Model of Electrochemical Dissolution with Geometric NonlinearitiesÓ, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, Vol. 34, pp. 714-720, 2010.
  • Chen, L., Kassab, A.J., Nicholson, D.W., and Chopra, M.B., “Generalized Boundary Element Method for Solids Exhibiting Nonhomogeneities,” Engineering Analysis, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 407-422, 2001.
  • Dargush G.F. and Chopra, M.B., “Dynamic Analysis of Circular Foundations on a Poroelastic Soil Stratum using the Boundary Element Method”, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 122, No. 7, pp. 623-632, July 1996.
  • Chopra, M.B. and Dargush G.F., ” Boundary Element Analysis of Stresses in an Axisymmetric Soil Mass Undergoing Consolidation”, International Journal of Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 195-218, 1995, 24 pages.
  • Chopra, M.B. and Dargush, G.F., “Development of BEM for Thermoplasticity”, Int. J. Solids Structures, Vol. 31, No. 12/13, pp. 1635-1656, 1994.
  • Chopra, M.B. and Dargush, G.F., “Thermal Stress Analysis of Axisymmetric Bodies via the Boundary Element Method”, Comp. Meth. in Appl. Mech. Engng., Vol. 108, pp 53-71, 1993.
  • Chopra, M.B. and Dargush, G.F., “Finite Element Analysis of Time-Dependent Large Deformation Problems”, Int. J. Num. Anal. Methods in Geomechanics, Vol.16, No.2, pp. 101-130, 1992.

UNDER REVIEW, FINAL REVISIONS OR IN PRESS

  • Hardin, M., Chopra, M., Wanielista, M. and Gogo-Abite, I, “Determination of Porosity and Curve Numbers for Pervious Pavement Systems”, J. of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE , Under Final Revisions, Submitted May 2013.
  • Behring, Z., Nam, B.-Y., and Chopra, M., “The Use of Recycled Concrete Aggregate in French Drain Applications”, Transportation Research Board, Under Review, Submitted August 2013.
  • Haddad, A., Chopra, M., and Reinhart, D.R., “Geotechnical and Hydraulic Behavior of Vegetative Mulch used as Alternative Daily and Intermediate Landfill Cover”, Land, Under Review, Submitted for Publication, February 2013.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS (REVIEWED)

  • Chopra, Manoj, Hagen Scott, and Reddi, L.N., “Hydro-Environmental Education at the University of Central Florida, The Florida Watershed Journal, An Official Publication of the FWEA and the Florida Section of AWRA, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2010.

REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Behring, Z., Nam, B-H, Chopra, M., and Shoucair, J., 2014, “Drainage Performance Evaluation of Reclaimed Concrete Aggregate”, ASCE T&DI Congress, Orlando, FL, June 2014.
  • Behring, Z., Nam, B-H, Chopra, M., and Shoucair, J., 2014, “Evaluating the Use of Recycyled Concrete Aggregate in French Drain Applications”, GeoCongress 2014, Atlanta, GA, February 2014.
  • Younes, S., Reddi, L. and Chopra M., “Mutual Influence of Two Inadvertent High-Permeability Zones on Hydraulic Gradients in Earth Dams”, Paper 328, GeoHubei 2014, Geohubei International Conference, Hubei China, July 2014.
  • Dubinsky, G., Gogo-Abite, I. and Chopra, M., “Evaluation of Silt Fence Materials During and After Rainfall Events”, Environmental Connection 2014, International Erosion Control Association (IECA), Nashville, TN, February 2014.
  • Gogo-Abite, I., and Chopra, M., 2011. “Performance Evaluation of Silt Fence and Polyacrylamide Enhanced Silt Fence” Environmental Connection (EC11) Conference, Orlando, Florida. February 20 – 23, 2011. International Erosion Control Association, Section 7 online.
  • Haddad, A., Reinhart, D. R. and Chopra, M., “Use of Vegetative Mulch as Alternative Landfill Cover”, 2010 Global Waste Management Symposium, San Antonio, TX, October 2010.
  • Chopra, M., Wanielista, M. and Stuart, E., “Pervious Pavement Systems”, Geotechnical and Materials Engineering Council (GMEC) Conference, Florida Engineering Society, Orlando, FL, May 2010.
  • Chopra, M, Wanielista, M. and Stuart E. “Pervious Pavement Systems in the Statewide Stormwater Rule”, Florida Stormwater Association, Winter Conference, Tampa, FL, December 2009.
  • Chopra, M., Kakuturu, S. and Hardin, M., “Runoff and Erosion Testing at the Stormwater Academy Laboratory at UCF”, 2009 H2O and Erosion Control Workshop, March 2009.
  • Chopra, M., “Pervious Pavement Systems, ASCE Annual Low Impact Design Conference, (Invited), Seattle, WA, November 18, 2008.
  • Chopra, M., “Design and Construction of a Test Bed for Erosion and Sediment Control BMP Testing”, STORMCON 2008, Orlando, FL, August 5, 2008.
  • Chopra, M, and Wanielista, M, “Performance of Pervious Pavements” Design Conference, Florida Department of Transportation, July 29, 2008
  • Chopra, M., “Index Testing to Support the Stormwater Management Erosion and Sediment Control Laboratory, FDOT Geotechnical Research in Progress (GRIP) Conference, July 17, 2008
  • Chopra, M., “Ongoing and new research efforts at the UCF Stormwater Management Academy”, (invited paper), 24th Annual ASCE Water Resources Technical Group Seminar, May 2008.
  • Chopra, M., “UCF Erosion and Index testing”, H2O and Erosion Control Workshop, UCF, March 14, 2008.
  • Chopra, M., “Sediment Control Countermeasures”, GMEC Conference, Florida Engineering Society, Orlando, FL, April 2007.
  • Chopra, M., “Alum and Polymers from a Design Perspective”, H2O and Erosion Control Workshop, Stormwater Management Academy, UCF, March 2007.
  • Chopra, M., “UCF Research and Education Laboratory”, H2O and Erosion Control Workshop, Stormwater Management Academy, UCF, March 2007.
  • Chopra, M, Wanielista, M, Offenberg, M., Spence J. and Ballock, C., “Pervious Concrete Pavements – Geotechnical and Materials Issues”, GMEC Conference, Florida Department of Transportation, Orlando, FL, April 2006.
  • Chopra, M, Wanielista, M, Spence J. and Ballock, C. and Offenberg, M., “Hydraulic Performance of Pervious Concrete Pavements”, 2006 Concrete Technology Forum, Focus on Pervious Concrete, National Ready Mix Concrete Association, Publication 2PCTF06, May 2006, Nashville, TN.
  • Chopra, M, Wanielista, M, Spence J. and Ballock, C. and Offenberg, M., “System Performance of Pervious Concrete Parking Areas”, 2nd Biennial Stormwater Management Research Symposium, (editors M. Wanielista and J. Smoot) pp. 285-298, May 2006.
  • Chopra, M., Reinhart, D., Vajirkar, M. and Koodhathinkal, B., “Stability of Slopes of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills with Co-disposal of Biosolids”, Geo-Environment and Landscape Evolution II, Rhodos, Greece, June 2006, WIT Press, (Editors. Martin-Duque, Brebbia, Emmanoloudis and Mander), pp. 215-224.
  • Chopra, M. and Wanielista, M., “Green Pavements – Feasibility and Performance of Pervious Concrete Pavements”, India 2006, Proceedings of the International Perspective on Environmental and Water Resources Conference, New Delhi, December 2006.
  • Wanielista, M. and Chopra, M., “Florida Erosion and Sediment Control Initiative”, FICE/FDOT Design Conference-Designing for More than Bridges and Roads, Orlando, FL, July, 2006.
  • Wanielista, M., Chopra, M., Offenberg, M., Spence. J., and Ballock, C., “Performance of Pervious Concrete Pavements”, Annual Meeting of the Florida Stormwater Association, June 29-July 1, 2005, Sanibel Island, FL.
  • Chopra, M., Wanielista, M., Offenberg, M., Spence. J., and Ballock, C., “Stormwater Management Issues related to Performance of Pervious Concrete Pavements”, Stormwater Management for Highways, Transportation Research Board TRB AFB60 Special Symposium, July 11-12, 2005, Bonita Springs, FL.
  • Chopra, M., “Sinkholes and bearing capacity failures on Mars”, Invited paper, Conference on Granular Materials on Lunar and Martian Surface”, NASA Kennedy Space Center, February 2 and 3, 2005. (to be published in the Report of the Group to MARS Mission Director).
  • Chopra, M.B. “Outcomes Assessment Tools Identified for the Civil and Environmental Engineering Programs at the University of Central Florida”, ASCE National Convention, Nashville, TN, November 14, 2003.
  • Chopra, M.B. “Deep Foundation and Geotechnical Test Site at University of Central Florida”, FDOT – GRIP Conference, July 22, 2003.
  • Khare, M., Chopra, M.B. and Reinhart, D.R., “Innovative Landfill Leachate Collection Systems”, Environmental Engineering Conference, IIT Chennai, India, October, 2003.
  • Khare, M., Chopra, M.B. and Reinhart, D.R., “Design Issues with MSW Landfill Leachate Collection Systems”, Waste Tech 2002.
  • Chopra, M.B., McCreanor, P.T. and Reinhart, D.R., “Hydrodynamic Modeling of Leachate Recirculating Landfills, SECTAM, Orlando, June 2002.
  • Chopra, M.B. and Andre, R. “Asphalt Pavement Deterioration”, GMEC Conference, Florida Department of Transportation, Orlando, FL, May 2001.
  • Butler, B, Chopra, M.B. and Kassab, A.J. “Boundary Element Model for Stress Field – Electrochemical Dissolution Interactions”, 14th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference (EM2000), Austin, May 21-24, 2000.
  • Sfeir, H, Randall, A., Reinhart, D. and Chopra, M. “Biotic Attenuation and Zero-Valent Iron Permeable Barrier Technology”, presented at Battelle Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Second International Conference, Monterey, CA, May 22-25, 2000.
  • Reinhart, D., M. Chopra, C. Clausen, and J. Quinn, “NASA PRB Installation Using Deep Soil Mixing,” RTDF Permeable Reactive Barriers Action Team Meeting, Melbourne, FL, Feb. 16-17, 2000.
  • Chun, L., Chopra, M.B. and Dargush, G.F. “Response of a Pile to Impinging Seismic Waves using a Poroelastic Boundary Element Method “, presented at the 13th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Baltimore, June 13-16, 1999.
  • Eaglin, R., Miller, R., Batarseh, I. And Chopra, M., “Planning and Evaluation of a New Engineering Freshman Experience Course at the University of Central Florida”, presented at the ASEE Southeast Regional Conference, Clemson University, April 12, 1999.
  • Chopra, M.B., S. Burwinkel, D. R. Reinhart, and J. Quinn, “Installation of a Field-Scale permeable Reactive Wall Using Deep Soil Mixing,” Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Environmental Geotechnology and Global Sustainable Development, Boston, MA, August 9-13, 1998.
  • D. R. Reinhart, J W. Quinn, C. A. Clausen, M. B. Chopra, C. Geiger, N. Ruiz, S. Burwinkel, “Scale-Up Of Zero-Valent Iron Permeable Treatment Wall Design Parameters.” Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation Conference, Orlando, FL, Oct. 5-8, 1998.
  • Chen, L., Kassab, A.J. and Chopra, M.B., “Strain Energy Density Based BEM for Rotor Dynamic Analysis, 12th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference Proceedings, La Jolla, CA., May 17-20, 1998.
  • Dargush, G.F. and Chopra, M.B., “Seismic Response of Poroelastic Media via BEM”, 12th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference Proceedings, La Jolla, CA., May 17-20, 1998.
  • Reinhart D.R., M. B. Chopra, S. Burwinkel, and J. Quinn, “Installation of a Filed-Scale permeable Reactive Wall Using Deep Soil Mixing,” 4th Annual Florida Remediation Conference, Orlando, FL, Nov. 10-11, 1998.
  • Chopra, M.B., Wang, J., Williams, M.E., Kunnath, S.K. and Shahawy, M., “Dynamic Response of Highway Girder Bridges Subjected to Traffic Loads”, Proceedings of the Structural Engineers World Congress in San Francisco, July 1998.
  • Chopra, M.B. and Dargush, G.F., “Dynamic Response of Embedded Strip and Rectangular Foundations using a Poroelastic BEM”, Proceedings of the19th World Conference on the Boundary Element Method (BEM19), Rome, Italy, September 1997.
  • Chopra, M.B. and Dargush, G.F., “Dynamic Response of Embedded Circular Foundations using a Poroelastic BEM”, Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), Wuhan, China, November, 1997.
  • Chopra, M.B., Reinhart, D.R., Touati, R. and Quinn, J.W., “Design of a Field Scale Permeable Reactive Wall for Zero Valent Metal Treatment of Contaminated Groundwater”, Proceedings of the 1997 CSCE-ASCE Environmental Engineering Conference, Edmonton, Canada, July 1997.
  • Wang, Jie, Chopra, M.B. and Kunnath, S.K., “Sectional Analysis for Nonlinear System Identification of Concrete Structures” Proceedings of the 11th Engineering Mechanics Conference, ASCE, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 1996.
  • Butler, B., Kassab, A.J., Desai, V.H. and Chopra, M.B., “Boundary Element Model for Pitting Corrosion in Passivated Metals”, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Boundary Element Technology (BETECH96), Hawaii, April 1996.
  • Chopra, M.B. and Dargush, G.F., “Seismic Analysis of Pile-Soil Interaction with a Poroelastic Soil Model using the Boundary Element Method”, Special Session on the Performance of Deep Foundations under Seismic Loading, Proceedings of ASCE National Convention, San Diego, October, 1995.
  • Chopra, M.B. and Dargush, G.F., “Dynamic Analysis of Axisymmetric Foundations on a Poroelastic Stratum using BEM”, Proceedings of 10th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Boulder, Colorado, May 1995.
  • Onyemelukwe, U.O., Mirmiran, A.M. and Chopra, M.B., “Application of Boundary Element Method for Structural Damage Assessment”, Proceedings of ASCE Structures Congress `95, Boston, Massachusetts, April 1995.
  • Butler, B., Kassab, A., Chopra, M.B. and Desai, V., “Galvanic Corrosion Prediction of Roof Systems at Walt Disney World”, Proceedings of BETECH 95, Madison, Wisconsin, August 1995.
  • Butler, B., Chopra, M.B., Desai, V.H. and Kassab, A.J., “A Coupled BEM-Experimental Method for the Detection of Corrosion Activity in Buried Pipelines”, Proceedings of the 10th Engineering Mechanics Conference, ASCE, Boulder, Colorado, May 1995.
  • Butler, B., Kassab, A.J., Chopra, M.B. and Desai, V.H. “Galvanic Corrosion Predictions of Roof Systems at Walt Disney World”, Proceedings of BEM17, 17th World Conference on the Boundary Element Method, Hawaii, July 1995.
  • Chopra, M.B. and Dargush, G.F., “Application of BEM to problems of Elastoplasticity and Nonlinear Soil Consolidation”, Proceedings of Ninth International Conference on Boundary Element Technology (BETECH94); Orlando, Florida, March 1994.
  • Chopra, M.B., Dargush, G.F. and Banerjee, P. K., “Development of BEM for Thermoplastic Analyses”, Proceedings of the Second U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Washington, D.C., August 1993.
  • Dargush, G.F. and Chopra, M.B., “An Advanced BEM for Thermoplastic and Nonlinear Soil Consolidation Analysis”, Proceedings of the First U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Chicago, July 1991.
  • Chopra, M.B. and Dargush, G.F., “Numerical Solutions to Some Geotechnical Problems with Material and Geometric Nonlinearities”, Proceedings of Seventh Annual Joint Meeting of Geotechnical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, July, 1990.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS (REVIEWED)

  • Chopra, Manoj, Hagen Scott, and Reddi, L.N., ÒHydro-Environmental Education at the University of Central Florida, The Florida Watershed Journal, An Official Publication of the FWEA and the Florida Section of AWRA, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2010.
  • Chopra, M. and Arvelo, Jose, ÒAdapting the Modified Cam Clay Model to the behavior of Dense SandsÓ, J. Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Under Review, 2010.
    Other Published Abstracts or Presentations at Scholarly Meetings
  • Chopra, M.B., Negron, C.A. and Morgan, K. “Improved Shrinkage and Bulkage Factors for Borrow Soils used in Florida Earthwork”, submitted for presentation at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), January 1998.
  • Dargush, G.F. and Chopra, M.B., “An Advanced BEM for Thermoplastic and Nonlinear Soil Consolidation Analysis”, The First U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Chicago, July 1991.
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