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Eric Steinberg

Professor
Civil Engineering
Stocker Center 121
steinber@ohio.edu
Phone: 740.593.1464

Eric Steinberg has been a professor of civil engineering at Ohio University for more than 24 years. He is currently involved in several ODOT funded research projects including leading the structures research services program. He is a board member of the Ohio Research Initiative for Locals (ORIL) and is involved as a technical advisory committee member on several of the organization’s research projects. Steinberg is a member of PCI’s Committee on Bridges and a consulting member of the Student Education Committee. He is also serving as a panel member on a National Cooperative Highway Research Project for the Transportation Research Board. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Ohio and is a member of ACI, ASCE, and PCI. Steinberg has served as an expert witness in the field of structural engineering and as the faculty advisor for the student organizations of ASCE and SEAO.


Research Interests: bridge engineering, ultra-high performance concrete, prestressed concrete design, structural reliability

All Degrees Earned: Ph.D., 1991

Publications:

  • Huffman, J. Steinberg, E., and Sargand, S., (2012), “Finite Element Modeling a Full Scale Adjacent Prestressed Concrete Box Beam Bridge Span,” 2012 PCI Annual Convention and National Bridge Conference, Nashville, TN, September 29 - October 2.
  • Ahlborn, T., and Steinberg, E., (2012), “An Overview of UHPC Efforts in North America,” 3rd International Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Concrete and Nanotechnology for High Performance Construction Materials, Kassel, Germany, March 7-9.
  • Steinberg, E., Miller, R., Nims, D., and Sargand, S., (2011), “Structural Evaluation of LIC-310-0396 and FAY-35-17-6.82 Box Beams with Advanced Strand Deterioration - Final Report,” Ohio Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, September, 131 pages.
  • Steinberg and Miller, (2011), “Structural Evaluation of LIC-310-0396 Box Beams with Advanced Strand Deterioration - Interim Report,” Ohio Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, May, 161 pages.
  • Steinberg, E., (2010), “Structural Reliability of Prestressed UHPC Flexural Models for Bridge Girders,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 15, No.1, pp. 65-72.

Awards:

  • National PCI Distinguished Educator Award
  • PCI Central Region's Professor of the Year
  • Russ College of Engineering and Technology Outstanding Research Paper Award
  • Civil Engineering White Teaching Award (multiple)

Other (1)

Technical Report (13)

  • Steinberg, E., Walsh, K., Sparks, N. (2016). Bridge Trough Maintenance Evaluation on Finger Joint Bridges.
  • Steinberg, E., Ellison, T. (2015). Preliminary Evaluation of Cool-crete. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Transportation; 48.
  • Steinberg, E., Walsh, K., Semendary, A. (2015). Reinforced UHPC Shear Keys in an Adjacent Prestressed Concrete Box Beam Bridge. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Transportation; 58.
  • Mitchell, G., Sargand, S., Stuart, B., Russ, A., Steinberg, E., Kremer, G., Vassiliadis, C. (2010). Al Anbar University ABET Accreditation Services Project- Phase I and Phase II Report. U S Army Corps of Engineers; 185 Pages.
  • Steinberg, E., Sargand, S., Bettinger, C. (2001). Forces Exerted in the Wingwalls of Skewed Semi-Integral Bridges. Athens, OH: Ohio University, Center for Geotechnical and Environmental Research, Department of Civil Engineering.
  • Howard, J., Steinberg, E. (2001). Fatigue Testing of Embedded Presets in Cellular Decks. Final Report submitted to Wiremold Walker Infloor Systems.
  • Steinberg, E., Howard, J. (2001). Static Load Capacities of Embedded Presets in Cellular Decks. Final Report submitted to Wiremold Walker Infloor Systems.
  • Steinberg, E., Howard, J. (2001). Load Capacities of Preset Covers. Final Report submitted to Wiremold Walker Infloor Systems.
  • Steinberg, E., Sargand, S., Bettinger, C. (2001). Forces Exerted in The Wingwalls of Skewed Semi-Integral Bridges. Final Report, ODOT/FHWA.
  • Steinberg, E. (2000). Structural Loads for Semiflush, Steady Burning Approach Lights. Athens, OH: OU/AEC 00-10TM00019/0.
  • Steinberg, E., Edwards, K., Gamble, J. (1997). Field Evaluation of Long Term Corrosion Protection Characteristics of Calcium Nitrite in Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders. Final Report to the Ohio Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Ohio University, Center for Geotechnical and Environmental Research, Department of Civil Engineering.
  • Steinberg, E., Johnson, M. (1996). Design, Analysis, and Fabrication of a Frangible Tower for the Sideband-Reference Glide-Slope Antennas. Athens, OH: Technical Memorandum OU/AEC 96-20TM00020/1.22-1, Federal Aviation Administration, Ohio University, Avionics Engineering Center in cooperation with Civil Engineering Department.
  • Steinberg, E., Chamis, C. (1994). Structural Probability Concepts Adapted to Electrical Engineering. Hilton Head, SC: NASA Technical Memorandum 106499 AIAA 94-1383 Prepared for the 1994 Structures, Dynamics, and Materials Conference; 616-632.

Research Report (8)

Journal Article, Professional Journal (6)

  • Ghaedi, H., Nims, D., Goustautas, R., Steinberg, E., Hu, L., Walsh, K. (2016). Field Study of Ohio's Structural Support Inspection Program for Overhead Signs, Traffic Signals and High Mast Lights. Transportation Research Record.
  • Hussein, H., Walsh, K., Sargand, S., Steinberg, E. (2016). Interfacial Properties of Ultra-High Performance Concrete and High Strength Concrete Bridge Connections. New York, NY: Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering; 10.
  • Steinberg, E. (2010). Structural Reliability of Prestressed UHPC Flexural Models for Bridge Girders. 1. Journal of Bridge Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); 15: 65-72.
  • Steinberg, E., Selle, R., Faust, T. (2003). Connectors for Timber- Lightweight Concrete Composite Structures. Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers; 1538-1545.
  • Steinberg, E. (1999). Structural Reliability of Tensile Loaded Headed Stud Anchors. 3. American Concrete Institute (ACI) Structural Journal; 96: 430-436.
  • Steinberg, E. (1995). Probabilistic Assessment of Prestress Losses in Pretensioned Prestressed Concrete. 6. PCI Journal; 40: 76-85.

Magazine/Trade Publication (1)

  • Steinberg, E., Semendary, A., Walsh, K. (2015). Adjacent Precast Box Beam Bridges: Using UHPC Longitudinal Joints. 8. Buffalo, NY: The Construction Specifier; 68: 28-42.

Conference Proceeding (22)

  • Steinberg, E. (2014). Parameteric Analysis of Adjacent Prestressed Concrete Box-Beams with UHPC Dowel Shear Keys. Chicag, IL: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute.
  • Steinberg, E., Huffman, J., Ubbing, J., Giraldo-Londono, O. (2013). FINITE ELEMENT MODELING OF ADJACENT PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BOX BEAMS. Chicago, IL: PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference; 20.
  • Huffman, J., Steinberg, E., Sargand, S. (2012). Finite Element Modeling a Full Scale Adjacent Prestressed Concrete Box Beam Bridge Span. Chicago, IL: 2012 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference; 18.
  • Walsh, K., Steinberg, E. (2011). Moment Redistribution Capacity in Ultra-High Performance Concret. 3rd International Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Concrete and Nanotechnology for Construction Materials.
  • Steinberg, E., Miller, R., Huffman, J., Stilings, T. (2011). “Full Scale Destructive Testing of an Adjacent Prestressed Concrete Box Beam Bridge,”. Chicago, IL: 2011 PCI Annual Convention and National Bridge Conference.
  • Steinberg, E., Miller, R. (2009). Evaluation of Damaged Prestressed Concrete Bridge Box Beams. San Antonio, TX: Proceedings of the National Bridge Conference.
  • Steinberg, E. (2007). LRFD Bridge Design – The Next Step in Design Philosophy. Phoenix, AZ: Proceedings of the PCI National Bridge Conference.
  • Steinberg, E., Shehu, J. (2006). Load Effect Adjustments in the AASHTO LRFD Specification Based on ADTT. Grapevine, TX: Proceedings of the PCI National Bridge Conference.
  • Steinberg, E., Ahlborn, T. (2005). Analysis UHPC Bridge Girders. Palm Springs, CA: Proceedings of the PCI National Bridge Conference.
  • Stuart, B., Steinberg, E. (2005). Supplementing FE Exam Results for Continuous Assessment. Portland, OR: 2005 ASEE Annual Conference.
  • Steinberg, E., Reeves, E. (2004). Structural Reliability of UHPC Bridge Girders in Flexure. Atlanta, GA: Proceedings of the PCI National Bridge Conference.
  • Ahlborn, T., Steinberg, E., Hartmann, J. (2003). Ultra-High Performance Concrete - Study Tour 2002. Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on High Performance Concrete and the PCI National Bridge Conference.
  • Steinberg, E., Lubbers, A. (2003). Bond of Prestressing Strands in UHPC. Orlando, FL: Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on High Performance Concrete and the PCI National Bridge Conference.
  • Steinberg, E., Chen, C. (2000). Reliability of the Flexural Capacity of HPC Bridge Girders. Orlando, FL: Proceedings of the International Symposium on High Performance Concrete, PCI/FHWA/FIB; 645-653.
  • Steinberg, E. (1999). Structural Reliability Analyses of the Flexural Capacity of HPC Bridge Girders. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement Workshop; 75-80.
  • Steinberg, E., Johnson, M. (1998). Structural Analysis of a Fiberglass Antenna Tower. Tucson, AZ: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Composites in the Infrastructure; 1: 493-503.
  • Steinberg, E., Edwards, M. (1997). The Effectiveness of Calcium Nitrite in Producing High Performance Concrete. New Orleans, LA: Proceedings of the PCI/FHWA International Symposium on High Performance Concrete; 184-193.
  • Steinberg, E., Choamnak, S., Johnson, M. (1996). Testing of Historical Covered Timber Bridge Members. New Orleans, LA: Proceedings of the International Wood Engineering Conference; 3: 362-368.
  • Steinberg, E. (1995). Teaching the Materials Properties of Concrete in Structural Design Courses. Cincinnati, OH: Proceedings of the Third Annual Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement Symposium - Teaching the Materials Science, Engineering, and Field Aspects of Concrete, Advanced Cement-Based Materials; 23-29.
  • Steinberg, E. (1994). Human Error Models for Structural Reliability. Atlanta, GA: Proceedings of the 1994 ASCE Structures Congress ; 199-204.
  • Steinberg, E. (1994). Distributional Information for Ejection Fragments. Albuquerque, NM: Proceedings of Space '94 Conference; 402-413.
  • Bulleit, W., Steinberg, E. (1992). Reliability Analysis of Lunar Structures Under Meteoroid Impact. Denver, CO: Proceedings for the ASCE Speciality Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics, and Structural and Geotechincal Reliability.

Online Article (1)

Journal Article, Academic Journal (7)

  • Walsh, K., Kelly, B., Steinberg, E. (2014). Damage identification for prestressed adjacent box-beam bridges. Article ID 540363. Advances in Civil Engineering; 2014: 16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/540363.
  • Steinberg, E., Setty, C., Walsh, K. (2013). Load Rating of a 43 Year Old Damaged Prestressed Concrete Adjacent Box Beam Bridge. Journal of Bridge Engineering.
  • Steinberg, E., Sargand, S., Bettinger, C. (2004). Forces in Wingwalls of Skewed Semi-Integral Bridges. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering; 563-571.
  • Steinberg, E., Beier, J., Sargand, S. (2001). Effects of Sudden Prestress Force Transfer in Pretensioned concrete Beams. Chicago, IL: PCI Journal, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute; 64-75.
  • Steinberg, E. (1997). Reliability of Structural Steel Haunch Connections for Prestressed Concrete. 10. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE; 123: 1382-1389.
  • Steinberg, E., Bulleit, W. (1994). Reliability Analysis of Meteoroid Loading on Lunar Structures. New York, NY: Journal of Structural Safety, Elsevier; 15: 51-66.
  • Steinberg, E., Bulleit, W. (1994). Considerations for Design Criteria for Lunar Structures. New York, New York: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, ASCE; 188-198.

Journal Article, In-House Journal (1)

  • Steinberg, E. (2006). Manual for the Evaluation and Repair of Precast, Prestressed Concrete Bridge Products. Manual of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI).