Publications and Project Updates


Publications and Working Papers from this Research Project:




2012-2013



1. Fu, L., Omer, R., Hossain, S.M.K., & Jiang, C. (2012). Experimental Study of Snow-Melting Performance of Salt for Snow and Ice Control of Parking Lots. Presented at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2013.

2. Hossain, S.M.K. (2013). Protecting the Environment: Snow Melting Performance of Organic Additives and Salts. Winter Road Maintenance Workshop of Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO), Ottawa, Ontario, October 10, 2013.

3. Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Omer, R. (2013). Winter Snow and Ice Control of Railway Platforms: Field Tests on Alternative Methods and Materials. Invited Presentation at GO Transit Headquarter, Toronto, Ontario, June 12, 2013.

4. Kwon, T., Fu, L., & Hossain, S.M.K. (2012). Effect of Inclement Weather Conditions on Macroscopic Traffic Behavior. 9th International Transportation Specialty Conference, Canadian Society of Civil Engineering (CSCE), June 6-9, 2012, Edmonton, Alberta

5. Omer, R., Fu, L., & Liaqat, Z. (2012). Survey of Current State of the Practice for Winter Maintenance of Parking Lots and Sidewalks. Presented at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2013.


    2013-2014


1. Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Oleson J. Avalon. (2013). An Experimental Study on the Effectiveness of Anti-icing Operations for Snow and Ice Control of Parking Lots and Sidewalks. Paper accepted for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2014.

2. Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Lake, R. (2013). A Comparison of Alternative Chemicals for De-icing Operations. Paper accepted for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2014.

3. Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Lu, C. (2013). Deicing Performance of Salts: Modelling and Applications. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board of National Academics. DOI: 10.3141/2440-10, vol. 2440, pp.76-84.

4. 
Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Olesen, A. (2014). Effectiveness of Anti-icing Operations for Snow and Ice Control of Parking Lots and Sidewalks. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering (CJCE), 41(6): 523-530, 10.1139/cjce-2013-0587

5. 

Hossain, S. M. K., Fu, L., & Hosseini, F. (2014). Evaluation of Organic Liquid Salts for Transportation Facilities. Funding Sources: Toronto Region and Conservation Authority (TRCA), Toronto, Ontario and MITACS.

6. Hossain, S.M.K., & Fu, L. (2014). Improving Pedestrian Safety in Parking Lots and Sidewalks by Employing Optimal Deicing Strategy. Invited Presentation at Landscape Ontario Headquarter, Milton, Ontario, September 24, 2014.

7. 
Hossain, S. M. K., & Fu, L.(2014). Optimal Snow and Ice Control for Parking Lots and Sidewalks. Funding Sources: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC); Landscape Ontario, Milton, Ontario; Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA) USA;The Region of Waterloo; Toronto Region and Conservation Authority (TRCA).

8. Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Law, B. (2013). Parking Lots and Sidewalks under Winter Snow Events: Classification, Friction Characteristics, and Slipping Risk. Paper accepted for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2014.

9. Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Law, B. (2014). Winter Contaminants of Parking Lots and Sidewalks: Friction Characteristics and Slipping Risk. Cold Region Engineering, Journal of American Society of Civil Engineer (ASCE). DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CR.1943-5495.0000083.

10. 
Omer, R., Fu, L., Hossain, S. M. K., Muresan, M., & Hosseini, F. (2013). Evaluation and Optimization of Winter Snow and Ice Control Operations for Railway Platforms. Funding Source: GO Transit, Metrolinx, Toronto, Ontario.

11.
 Omer, R., Mirtorabi, R., Fu, L., & Liaqat, Z. (2013). Monitoring and Analysis of Winter Maintenance Operations for Parking Lots. Paper accepted for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2014.

2014-2015 (Working papers)

1. Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Lake, R. (2014). Improving Winter Road Conditions: Evaluation of Deicing Performance of Alternative Salts and Development of Adjustment Factors. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering (CJCE). (Accepted: 6 January 2015).

2.
 Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Law, B. (2014). User Expectation on Winter Maintenance of Parking Lots and Sidewalks. Paper prepared for presentation at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2015.

3.
 Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Xie, R. (2014). Survey Result on State of Practice for Winter Maintenance of Parking Lots in US and Canadian Cities. Paper prepared for presentation at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2015. 

4.
 Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Ramburn, N. (2014). Modelling Residual Salt Available on Pavement for  Optimizing Winter Maintenance. Paper prepared for presentation at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2015.

5.
 Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Johnson, M. (2014). A Simplistic Way to Predict Winter Pavement Temperature. Paper prepared for presentation at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2015.

6.
 Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Johnson, M. (2014). How Salt Particle Size Matters in Snow Melting. Paper prepared for presentation at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2015.

7.
 Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Johnson, M. (2014). Effect of Pavement Types in Snow Melting. Paper prepared for presentation at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2015.

8.
 Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Zandbergen, A. (2014). An Investigation to Measuring Occurrence of SOBO20 for Salinity by Field Tests. Paper prepared for presentation at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2015.

9.
 Hossain, S.M.K., Fu, L., & Zandbergen, A. (2014). Classification of Snow-A Winter Maintenance Perspective. Paper prepared for presentation at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2015.

10.
 Hossain, S.M.K., & Fu, L. (2014). Modelling Active Mode Choice for Making Short Trips in Winter Months. Paper prepared for presentation at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 2015.

Project Meetings:
Meeting  with Landscape Ontario for Interim Report: June 2012

Meeting with Landscape Ontario for Interim Report: 18 June 2013
 

Test Site Visit:
Test Site Visit by LO Reps:


Test Site Visit by Dr Fu


Test Site Visit by LO rep.


Data Collection at Go Station Platform

posted Feb 27, 2015, 1:03 PM by Kamal Hossain


Meeting with Clintar Landscape Professionals

posted Feb 26, 2015, 1:55 PM by Kamal Hossain


Meeting with Clintar Landscape Professionals

posted Feb 26, 2015, 1:35 PM by Kamal Hossain


Salt Truck Calibration Meeting with Urban Meadows

posted Feb 26, 2015, 1:26 PM by Kamal Hossain


Salt Truck Calibration Meeting with MPS Property Services

posted Feb 26, 2015, 1:22 PM by Kamal Hossain   [ updated Feb 26, 2015, 1:32 PM ]


2011-2012 Winter Season

posted Feb 29, 2012, 8:11 AM by Liping Fu

Summary of Snow Events and Tests


We're on target...

posted Oct 19, 2009, 9:47 PM by Liping Fu   [ updated Feb 15, 2011, 10:40 AM ]


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