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Institute of Northern Engineering

 

The Institute of Northern Engineering (INE) is the research arm of CEM. It has several distinct research centers and provides facilities and support to dozens of researchers working in conjunction with the College. INE focuses on basic and applied research and development, as well as research outreach. INE promotes interdisciplinary and collaborative research and development. INE seeks to increase student involvement in research so as to produce graduates at the cutting edge of engineering and technology.

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  • Connor, Billy (Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium, 2018-08-30)
    Remote Weather Information Systems (RWIS) are an important part of deciding maintenance activities and scheduling. However, the cost of RWIS limits the number of systems that can be deployed. Because of the lack of power ...
  • Belz, Nathan; Chang, Kevin (Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium, 2018-08-15)
    In the United States, one in 12 households do not own a personal automobile and approximately 13% of those who are old enough to drive do not. Trips by these individuals are being made in one of many other possible modes, ...
  • Unknown author (Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates, 2018-04-24)
    The Transportation Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Synthesis includes an LCA Learning Module Series, case studies, and analytics on the use of the modules. The module series is a set of narrated slideshows on topics related ...
  • Cui, Na; Xie, Ning; Shi, Xianming (Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates, 2016-12)
    It is important to assess from a holistic perspective the sustainability of road salt widely used in winter road maintenance (WRM) operations. The importance becomes increasingly apparent in light of competing priorities ...
  • Haselbach, Liv; Langfitt, Quinn (Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates, 2015-03-12)
    The Life Cycle Assessment Learning Module Series is a set of narrated, self-advancing slideshows on various topics related to environmental life cycle assessment (LCA). This research project produced the first 27 of such ...
  • Yan, Jia (Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates, 2016-03-10)
    We develop an empirical tool to estimate optimal highway durability in cold regions. To test the model, we assemble a data set containing all highway construction and maintenance projects in Arizona and Washington State ...
  • Fay, Laura; Akin, Michelle; Muthumani, Anburaj (Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates, 2018-03-21)
    This technical report summarizes the results of laboratory testing on asphalt and concrete pavement. A known quantity of salt brine was applied as an anti-icer, followed by snow application, traffic simulation, and mechanical ...
  • Fay, Laura; Akin, Michelle (Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates, 2018-03-15)
    This technical report presents the findings of the laboratory analysis of potassium succinate (KSu) as a roadway deicer. Laboratory analysis included modified SHRP ice-melting testing, a differential scanning calorimetry ...
  • Toniolo, Horacio; Homan, Joel (Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates, 2018-01-31)
    Two independent modelers ran two hydraulic models, SRH-2D and HEC-RAS 2D. The models were applied to the Lakina River (MP 44 McCarthy Road) and to Quartz Creek (MP 0.7 Quartz Creek Road), which approximately represent ...
  • Huijser, Marcel P.; Fairbank, Elizabeth R.; Abra, Fernanda D. (Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates, 2017-09)
    This document contains data on the reliability and effectiveness of an animal detection system along U.S. Hwy 95 near Bonners Ferry, Idaho. The system uses a Doppler radar to detect large mammals (e.g., deer and elk) when ...

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