The University of Texas at Austin
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department-STR
301 E. Dean Keeton St. Stop C1747
Austin, TX 78712-1068
Area(s) of Expertise:
Structural Engineering, Mechanics, and Materials
Ph.D., Stanford University, Civil Engineering, 1993
M.S., University of Virginia, Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics, 1986
B. Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Civil Engineering, 1984
Random vibration; structural dynamics; structural reliability; atmospheric inflow turbulence simulation for wind turbine loads analysis; computational methods for windstorm field generation; performance of deepwater offshore platforms; probabilistic seismic hazard analysis
1. P. Agarwal and L. Manuel, "Simulation of Offshore Wind Turbine Response for Ultimate Limit States," Engineering Structures, Vol.31, No. 10, pp. 2236-2246, October 2009.
2. T. Srivilairit and L. Manuel, "Vortex-induced Vibration and Coincident Current Velocity Profiles for a Deepwater Drilling Riser," Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 131, No. 2, 021101, 11 pp., May 2009.
3. J. Fogle, P. Agarwal, and L. Manuel, "Towards an Improved Understanding of Statistical Extrapolation for Wind Turbine Loads," Wind Energy, Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 613–635, November/December 2008.
4. K. Saranyasoontorn and L. Manuel, "On the Propagation of Uncertainty in Inflow Turbulence to Wind Turbine Loads," Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol. 96, No. 5, pp. 503-523, May 2008.
5. H.-Y. Chung, L. Manuel, and K. H. Frank, "Optimal Inspection Scheduling of Steel Bridges using Nondestructive Testing Techniques," Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 305-319, May 2006.