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Shane Palmquist, PhD, PE

Shane Palmquist, PhD, PE

Associate Professor

Office:  EBS 2126
Phone:  270-245-2919
Email:  shane.palmquist@wku.edu
Website:  http://www.wku.edu/engineering

Courses

CE 371C: Construction Materials Laboratory          M 01:50 - 03:50

CE 371C: Construction Materials Laboratory          W 01:50 - 03:50

CE 382C: Structural Analysis                                      MWF 08:00 - 08:55

CE 444C: Bridge Engineering                                    MWF 10:20 - 11:15

 

 

Office Hours

Tuesday 12:30 - 1:30
Thursday 12:30 - 1:30
Friday 9:10 - 10:05

Bio

      Dr. Palmquist's area of specialty is in structural engineering and in performance of concrete and cementitious composites. Some of the courses he teaches include: structural analysis, design of reinforced concrete structures, steel design, and senior project. His current research includes developing a new testing set-up and apparatus for rapid determination of compressive strength of masonry block and developing a type of engineered cementitious composite with greater ductility than normal concrete. Dr. Palmquist is also investigating how modal properties affect a structure's stiffness and flexibility. Dr. Palmquist has received a collaborative funded grant to investigate how to improve bridge structures for extreme fire related events.

 Last Modified 7/22/13