Don Uzarski

Adjunct Professor

1208 Newmark Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Tel: (217) 398-3984
Fax: (217) 333-1924

Email: <uzarski> at illinois.edu

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Archived Publications

Articles in Journals


Grussing, M.N., D.R. Uzarski, and L.R. Marrano, Building Infrastructure Functional Capacity Measurement Framework, ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, (American Society of Civil Engineers), December 2009, pp. 371-377.

Uzarski, D.R. and M.N. Grussing, Building Condition Assessment Metrics: Best Practices, ASCE Special Publication Infrastructure Reporting and Asset Management: Best Practices and Opportunities, (American Society of Civil Engineers), May 2008, pp. 147-152.

Grussing , N.M. and D.R. Uzarski, "Framework for Short-Line Railroad Track Asset Management and Condition Reporting," ASCE Special Publication Infrastructure Reporting and Asset Management: Best Practices and Opportunities, (American Society of Civil Engineers), May 2008, pp. 172-177.

Uzarski, D.R., N.M. Grussing, and J.B. Clayton, “Knowledge-Based Condition Survey Inspection Concepts,” ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, (American Society of Civil Engineers), Vol. 13, No. 1, March 2007, pp. 72-79.

Applications of Advanced Technology in Transportation, ASCE Specialty Conference Proceedings, edited by Kelvin C.P. Wang, Brian L. Smith, Donald R. Uzarski, and S.C. Wong, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2006 (872 pages).

Gharaibeh, N.G., M.I. Darter, and D.R. Uzarski, "Development of a Prototype Highway Asset Management System," ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, (American Society of Civil Engineers), Vol. 5, No. 2, June 1999, pp. 61-68.

Uzarski, D.R. and S. McNeil, "Technologies for Planning Railroad Track Maintenance and Renewal," ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, (American Society of Civil Engineers), Vol. 120, No. 5, Sep/Oct 1994, pp. 807-820.

Uzarski, D.R., M.I. Darter, and M.R. Thompson, "Development of Condition Indexes for Low-Volume Railroad Trackage," Transportation Research Record 1381, (Transportation Research Board, National Research Council), 1993, pp. 42-52.

S. McNeil, M. Markow, L. Neumann, J. Ordway, and D. Uzarski, "Emerging Issues in Transportation Facilities Management," Journal of Transportation Engineering, (American Society of Civil Engineers), Vol 118, No. 4, Jul/Aug 1992, pp. 477-495.

Brown, D.G., D.R. Uzarski, and R.W. Harris, "Detailed Inspection of U.S. Army Railroad Trackage and Application to Civilian Short-Line Railroads," Transportation Research Record 1241, (Transportation Research Board, National Research Council), 1990, pp. 16-26.

Ayers, M.E., M.R. Thompson, and D.R. Uzarski, "Rapid Shear Strength Evaluation of In Situ Granular Materials," Transportation Research Record 1227, (Transportation Research Board, National Research Council), 1990, pp. 134-146.

Uzarski, D.R., C.S. Melching, and J.S. Liebman, "Prioritizing U.S. Army Railroad Track Segments for Major Maintenance and Repair," Transportation Research Record 1177, (Transportation Research Board, National Research Council), 1989, pp. 95-102.

Uzarski, D.R. and D.E. Plotkin, "Interim Method of Maintenance Management for U.S. Army Railroad Track Networks," Transportation Research Record 1177, (Transportation Research Board, National Research Council), 1989, pp. 84-94.

Uzarski, D.R., D.E. Plotkin, and S.K. Wagers, "Component Identification and Inventory of U.S. Army Railroad Trackage," Transportation Research Record 1131, (Transportation Research Board, National Research Council), 1988, pp. 89-98.

Books, Edited or Co-Edited, Original Editions

Applications of Advanced Technology in Transportation, ASCE Specialty Conference Proceedings, edited by Kelvin C.P. Wang, Brian L. Smith, Donald R. Uzarski, and S.C. Wong, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2006 (872 pages).

Infrastructure Management - New Challenges, New Methods, ASCE Specialty Conference Proceedings, edited by Jonathan Gifford, Donald Uzarski, and Sue McNeil, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1993 (589 pages).

Monographs

Uzarski, Donald R, David T. McKay, and Stuart D. Foltz, Role of Inspection and Condition Assessment in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Infrastructure Management, Current Practices and Opportunities for the Future, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, ERDC-CERL TR-09-4, January 2009.

Kermath, D., S. Hunter, D. Uzarski, et. al (3 others), Historic Preservation Plan for St. John's Lighthouse, Mayport Naval Station, Florida, USACERL Technical Report 96/15, December 1995.

Uzarski, D.R., S.L. Hunter, P.A. Weightman, and D.E. Brotherson, Development of Condition Indexes for Building Exteriors, USACERL Technical Report 95/30, September 1995.

Wittleder, C., D.R. Uzarski, and S.L. Hunter, Condition Index for Concrete Masonry - Condition Survey Inspection and Distress Manual, Draft USACERL Technical Report FM-94/xx, June 1994.

Weightman, P.A., D.R. Uzarski, and S.L. Hunter, Condition Index for Clay Brick Masonry, Draft USACERL Technical Report FM-94/xx, May 1994.

Uzarski, D.R., D.G. Brown, R.W. Harris, and D.E. Plotkin, Maintenance Management of U.S. Army Railroad Networks - The Railer System: Detailed Track Inspection Manual, Technical Report FM-94/01, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories, Oct 1993.

Uzarski, D.R., Condition Indexes for Low Volume Railroad Track: Condition Survey Inspection and Distress Manual, Technical Report FM-93/14, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories, September 1993.

Uzarski, D.R., Development of Condition Indexes for Low Volume Railroad Track, Technical Report FM-93/13, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories, July 1993.

Uzarski, D.R., Development of a Track Structure Condition Index (TSCI), Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois, May 1991.

Harris, R.W. and D.R. Uzarski, Maintenance Management of U.S. Army Railroad Networks - The RAILER System: Demonstration of System Setup at Hunter AAF, GA, Technical Report M-90/23, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, 1990.

Brown, D.G. and D.R. Uzarski, Maintenance Management of U.S. Army Railroad Networks - The RAILER System: Demonstration of System Setup at Fort Stewart, GA, Technical Report M-90/22, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, 1990.

Uzarski, D.R., J.S. Liebman, C.S. Melching, and D.E. Plotkin, FORSCOM Railroad Project Prioritization Program (FORPROP) for the RAILER System: Development and Testing, Technical Report M-88/19, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, 1988.

Uzarski, D.R., D.E. Plotkin, and D.G. Brown, The RAILER System for Maintenance Management of U.S. Army Railroad Networks: RAILER I Description and Use, Technical Report M-88/18, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, 1988.

Uzarski, D.R., D.E. Plotkin, and D.G. Brown, Maintenance Management of U.S. Army Railroad Networks - The RAILER System: Component Identification and Inventory Procedures, Technical Report M-88/13, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, 1988.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

Rose, Jerry and D.R. Uzarski, Performance-based Trackbed Structural Design and Analysis Using Kentrack, proceedings of Georail 2011, May 2011

Grussing, M.N., D.R. Uzarski, and L.R. Marrano, Condition and Reliability Prediction Models Using the Weibull Probability Distribution, proceedings of the Ninth International Conference Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation, American Society of Civil Engineers, August 2006, pp.19-24.

Grussing, M.N., D.R. Uzarski, and L.R. Marrano, Optimizing Facility Component Maintenance, Repair, and Restoration Investment Strategies Using Financial ROI Metrics and Consequence Analysis, proceedings of the Ninth International Conference Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation, American Society of Civil Engineers, August 2006, pp. 81-86.

Clayton, J.B. and D.R. Uzarski, A Revolutionary Approach to Building Inspection, Condition Assessment, and Functionality Assessment, proceedings of 2005 International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Conference and Expo, October 2005.

Grussing, M.N. and D.R. Uzarski, "Improved Railroad Track SRM Planning through RAILER EMS and GIS," Transportation Systems 2004 Workshop, March 2004.

Uzarski, D.R., N.M. Grussing, and W.A. Gannon, "RAILER RED Speeds and Improves the Consistency Of Railroad Track Inspection,” Transportation Systems 2004 Workshop, March 2004.

Uzarski, D.R. and M.J. Smejkal, "RAILER GIS as a Tool to Help Manage Railroad Track Networks," Transportation Systems 2000 Workshop, Sharing Technology for the Future, Feb 2000, pp. 289-297.

Uzarski, D.R., "Using RAILERTM to Develop Railroad Track M&R Plans and Budgets," Transportation Systems 2000 Workshop, Sharing Technology for the Future, Feb 2000, pp. 298-311.

Uzarski, D.R. and J.K. Mahoney, "Railroad Track Condition Assessment through the RAILERTM Engineered Management System," proceedings of the ASCE Specialty Conference Infrastructure Condition Assessment: Art, Science, Practice, August 1997, pp. 375-384.

Uzarski, D.R. and J.E. Lavrich, "Condition Assessment for Infrastructure Management: Network/Facility vs. Project Level," Proceedings of the ASCE Transportation Congress, October 1995.

Uzarski, D.R., "Using Condition Indexes to Evaluate Local Railroad Track Networks," extended abstract published in Proceedings of ASCE Specialty Conference Infrastructure Management - New Challenges, New Methods, June 1993.

Uzarski, D.R., "Planning Maintenance and Rehabilitation Activities for Local Railroads," extended abstract published in Proceedings of ASCE Specialty Conference Infrastructure Management - New Challenges, New Methods, June 1993.

Uzarski, D.R. and R.W. Harris, “Railroad Track Management Using the RAILER System,” Specialty Conference Proceedings, ‘Computing in Civil Engineering and Symposium on Data Bases’, American Society of Civil Engineers, May 1991, pp. 499-508.

Other (patents, bulletins and reports, magazine articles, etc.

Predicting Outcomes of Investments in Maintenance and Repair of Federal Facilities, National Research Council, National Academies Press, Washington D.C., 2012. (Contributing author)

U.S. Patent No. 7,769,568 Condition Lifecycle Mathematical Model and Process issued Aug 3, 2010.

U.S. Patent No. 7,734,488 Functionality Index (FI) for Use with an Engineering Management System (EMS)issued Jun 6, 2010.

United States Patent, Knowledge-Based Condition Survey Inspection (KBCSI) Framework and Procedure, Patent No. US 7,058,544 B2, June 6, 2006.

Uzarski, D.R., Deficiency vs. Distress-based Inspection and Asset Management Approaches: A Primer, APWA Reporter, American Public Works Association, Vol. 73, No. 6, June 2006, pp. 50-52.

Uzarski, D.R., Knowledge-based Condition Assessment Manual for Building Component-Sections, Dec 2004 (Distributed with BUILDER EMS software).

American Society of Civil Engineers, "Guideline for the Condition Assessment of the Building Envelope," ASCE Standard SEI/ASCE 30-00, 2000 (Committee written. Contributing author and editor).

Uzarski, D.R. and M.J. Smejkal, RAILER Version 5.1 User Guide, December 1999 (updated for versions 5.2 and 5.3. Distributed with software).

Uzarski, D.R. and J.R. Martin, BUILDER Version 1.1 User Guide, December 1999 (updated for version 2.0. Distributed with software).

Uzarski, D.R. and M.J. Smejkal, “RAILER GIS as a Tool to Help Manage Railroad Track Networks,” CADD/GIS Bulletin, Volume 99-1, Tri-Service CADD/GIS Technology Center, U.S. Army Waterways Experiment Station, April 1999, pg. 5.

Uzarski, D.R. and R.W. Harris, User Guide for the RAILER Engineered Management System, User Guide FEAP-UG-FM-95/08, January 1995.
Uzarski, D.R. and D.M. Bailey, "Engineered Management Systems", The Military Engineer, No. 544, August 1991, pp. 30-31.

S. Karls, D.A. Piland, and D.R. Uzarski, FORSCOM Railroad Project Prioritization Program (FORPROP) for the RAILER System: Computer User's Guide, Automated Data Processing Report M-88/17, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, 1988.

Piland, D.A. and D.R. Uzarski, The RAILER System for Maintenance Management of U.S. Army Railroad Networks: RAILER I Computer User's Guide, Automated Data Processing Report M-88/16, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, 1988.

D.M. Coleman, D.E. Plotkin, and D.R. Uzarski, "Modernized Military M/W Management", Railway Track and Structures, November 1987, pg 33.