Publications 2011

Boston, C.; Weber, F.; Guzzella, L. Optimal semi-active damping of cables with bending stiffness. Smart Mater. Struct. 2011, 20 (5), 055005 (8 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/20/5/055005
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Czaderski, C.; Martinelli, E.; Michels, J.; Motavalli, M. Effect of partly cured adhesives on bond-slip relationship of FRP-concrete interface. In Proceedings of SMAR 2011 the 1st Middle East conference on smart monitoring, assessment and rehabilitation of civil structures, presented at the First Middle East conference on smart monitoring, assessment and rehabilitation of civil structures (SMAR 2011), Dubai, UAE, February 8–10, 2011; Motavalli, M., Havranek, B., Saqan, E., Eds.; Empa; AUD: Dübendorf, Switzerland; Dubai, UAE, 2011; p (8 pp.).
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Feltrin, G.; Saukh, O.; Bischoff, R.; Meyer, J.; Motavalli, M. Structural monitoring with wireless sensor networks: experiences from field deployments. In Proceedings of SMAR 2011 the 1st Middle East conference on smart monitoring, assessment and rehabilitation of civil structures, presented at the First Middle East conference on smart monitoring, assessment and rehabilitation of civil structures (SMAR 2011), Dubai, UAE, February 8–10, 2011; Motavalli, M., Havranek, B., Saqan, E., Eds.; Empa; AUD: Dübendorf, Switzerland; Dubai, UAE, 2011; p (14 pp.).
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Feltrin, G.; Schubert, S.; Steiger, R. Temperature effects on the natural frequencies and modal dampings of timber footbridges with asphalt pavement. Presented at the EVACES 2011 – experimental vibration analysis for civil engineering structures, Varenna, Italy, October 3–5, 2011; pp 131-138.
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Feltrin, G.; Bischoff, R.; Meyer, J.; Saukh, O. Wireless sensor networks: a new tool for structural monitoring. In Integrated approach to life-time structural engineering; Bragança, L., Koukkari, H., Landolfo, R., Ungureanu, V., Vesikari, E., Hechler, O., Eds.; Summary report of the cooperative activities - COST Action C25, Vol. 2; University of Malta, 2011; pp 142-153.
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Ghafoori, E.; Motavalli, M. Analytical calculation of stress intensity factor of cracked steel I-beams with experimental analysis and 3D digital image correlation measurements. Eng. Fract. Mech. 2011, 78 (18), 3226-3242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2011.09.012
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Ghafoori, E.; Kargarnovin, M. H.; Ghahremani, A. R. Dynamic responses of a rectangular plate under motion of an oscillator using a semi-analytical method. J. Vib. Control 2011, 17 (9), 1310-1324. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077546309358957
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Herwig, A.; Brühwiler, E. In-situ dynamic behavior of a railway bridge girder under fatigue causing traffic loading. In Applications of statistics and probability in civil engineering. Proceedings of the 11th international conference on applications of statistics and probability in civil engineering, presented at the 11th international conference on applications of statistics and probability in civil engineering (ICASP11), Zurich, Switzerland, August 1–4, 2011; Faber, M., Kohler, J., Nishijima, K., Eds.; Taylor & Francis: London, 2011; p (8 pp.).
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Herwig, A.; Brühwiler, E. In-situ dynamic behavior of a railway bridge girder under fatigue causing traffic loading. In Applications of statistics and probability in civil engineering: proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, Zürich, Switzerland, 1-4 August 2011; Faber, M. H., Köhler, J., Nishijima, K., Eds.; CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2011; pp 109-110.
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Maldonado-Lopez, R.; Christen, R. Position-controlled data acquisition embedded system for magnetic NDE of bridge stay cables. Sensors 2011, 11 (1), 162-179. https://doi.org/10.3390/s110100162
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Martinelli, E.; Czaderski, C.; Motavalli, M. Modeling in-plane and out-of-plane displacement fields in pull-off tests on FRP strips. Eng. Struct. 2011, 33 (12), 3715-3725. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2011.08.008
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Michel, C.; Zapico, B.; Lestuzzi, P.; Molina, F. J.; Weber, F. Quantification of fundamental frequency drop for unreinforced masonry buildings from dynamic tests. Earthq. Eng. Struct. Dyn. 2011, 40 (11), 1283-1296. https://doi.org/10.1002/eqe.1088
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Michels, J.; Czaderski, C.; Motavalli, M. Prestressed CFRP for structural strengthening. In Proceedings of SMAR 2011 the 1st Middle East conference on smart monitoring, assessment and rehabilitation of civil structures, presented at the First Middle East conference on smart monitoring, assessment and rehabilitation of civil structures (SMAR 2011), Dubai, UAE, February 8–10, 2011; Motavalli, M., Havranek, B., Saqan, E., Eds.; Empa; AUD: Dübendorf, Switzerland; Dubai, UAE, 2011; p (8 pp.).
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Motavalli, M.; Czaderski, C.; Pfyl-Lang, K. Prestressed CFRP for strengthening of reinforced concrete structures: recent developments at Empa, Switzerland. J. Compos. Constr. 2011, 15 (2), 194-205. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000125
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Pernstich, K. P.; Ginés, R.; Caseri, W. R. Rhythmic crystal growth into hierarchical patterns by polymer-mediated self-assembly. Small 2011, 7 (6), 788-795. https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.201001432
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Rizos, D. D.; Fassois, S. D. A-posteriori identifiability of the Maxwell Slip model of hysteresis. In 18th IFAC world congress, presented at the 18th IFAC world congress, Milan, Italy, August 28–September 2, 2011; IFAC proceedings volumes; Elsevier: sine loco, 2011; Vol. 44, pp 10788-10793. https://doi.org/10.3182/20110828-6-IT-1002.01813
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Rizos, D.; Feltrin, G.; Motavalli, M. Structural identification of a prototype pre-stressable leaf-spring based adaptive tuned mass damper: nonlinear characterization and classification. Mech. Syst. Signal Process. 2011, 25 (1), 205-221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ymssp.2010.07.001
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Tannert, T.; Vogel, M.; Widmann, R. Long-term moisture content and deformation measurement of block-laminated timber. In 17th international nondestructive testing and evaluation of wood symposium, presented at the 17th international nondestructive testing and evaluation of wood symposium, Sopron, Hungary, September 14–16, 2011; Divos, F., Ed.; University of West Hungary: Sopron, Hungary, 2011; pp 329-336.
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Weber, F.; Maślanka, M. Adaptive TMD concept based on controlled stiffness and energy dissipation emulated by MR damper. Presented at the 5th ECCOMAS thematic conference on smart structures and materials (SMART'11), Saarbrücken, Germany, July 6–8, 2011; pp 379-386.
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Weber, F.; Boston, C.; Maślanka, M. An adaptive tuned mass damper based on the emulation of positive and negative stiffness with an MR damper. Smart Mater. Struct. 2011, 20 (1), 015012 (11 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/20/1/015012
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Weber, F.; Boston, C. Clipped viscous damping with negative stiffness for cable damping with MR damper. Presented at the 5th ECCOMAS thematic conference on smart structures and materials (SMART'11), Saarbrücken, Germany, July 6–8, 2011; pp 387-395.
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Weber, F.; Boston, C. Clipped viscous damping with negative stiffness for semi-active cable damping. Smart Mater. Struct. 2011, 20 (4), 045007 (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/20/4/045007
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Weber, B. Heat and mass transfer in a gypsum board subjected to fire. Presented at the COMSOL Conference 2011, Stuttgart, Germany, October 26–28, 2011; p (7 pp.). https://www.comsol.de/paper/heat-and-mass-transfer-in-a-gypsum-board-subjected-to-fire-11103
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Weber, B.; Feltrin, G. Identifikation von physikalischen Parametern von Fussgängerbrücken mit Tilgern. In Erdbeben und Baudynamik, presented at the 12. D-A-CH Tagung – Erdbeben und Baudynamik, Hannover, Germany, September 15–16, 2011; Könke, C., Ed.; DGEB Publikation; DGEB: sine loco, 2011; Vol. 2011-01, pp 261-272.
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Weber, F.; Boston, C. Measured tracking of negative stiffness with MR damper. Presented at the 5th ECCOMAS thematic conference on smart structures and materials (SMART'11), Saarbrücken, Germany, July 6–8, 2011; pp 369-378.
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Widmann, R.; Steiger, R. Eingeklebte profilierte Stahlstäbe. Grundlagen, Einflussgrössen, Bemessungsansätze, Qualitätssicherung. In Holzbautag Biel 2011. Anschlüsse und Verbindungsmittel im Ingenieurholzbau, presented at the Holzbautag Biel 2011, Biel, Switzerland, May 5, 2011; Berner Fachhochschule Architektur, Holz und Bau (BFH-AHB): sine loco, 2011; p (14 pp.).
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Widmann, R. Grading of thermally modified beech timber. In 17th international nondestructive testing and evaluation of wood symposium, presented at the 17th international nondestructive testing and evaluation of wood symposium, Sopron, Hungary, September 14–16, 2011; Divos, F., Ed.; University of West Hungary: Sopron, Hungary, 2011; pp 293-298.
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Proceedings of SMAR 2011 the 1st Middle East conference on smart monitoring, assessment and rehabilitation of civil structures, First Middle East conference on smart monitoring, assessment and rehabilitation of civil structures (SMAR 2011), Dubai, UAE, February 8–10, 2011; Motavalli, M., Havranek, B., Saqan, E., Eds.; Empa; AUD: Dübendorf, Switzerland; Dubai, UAE, 2011; 212 p.
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