Publications 2018

Abouali, S.; Shahverdi, M.; Ghassemieh, M.; Motavalli, M. Assessment of flexural strengthening of RC beams with iron based shape memory alloys-submit. Presented at the 11th international congress on civil engineering, Tehran, Iran, May 8-10, 2018; pp 1-7.
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Aljabar, N. J.; Zhao, X. L.; Al-Mahaidi, R.; Ghafoori, E.; Motavalli, M.; Koay, Y. C. Experimental investigation on the CFRP strengthening efficiency of steel plates with inclined cracks under fatigue loading. Eng. Struct. 2018, 172, 877-890. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.06.074
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Aljabar, N. J.; Zhao, X. L.; Al-Mahaidi, R.; Ghafoori, E.; Motavalli, M.; Koay, Y. C. The effect of the CFRP properties on the fatigue strengthening of steel plates in multiaxial loading. In Maintenance, safety, risk, management and life-cycle performance of bridges, presented at the 9th international conference on bridge maintenance, safety and management (IAMBAS 2018), Melbourne, Australia, July 9-13, 2018; Powers, N., Frangopol, D. M., Al-Mahaidi, R., Caprani, C., Eds.; Bridge maintenance, safety and management; Taylor & Francis: London, 2018; pp 452-457.
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Breveglieri, M.; Hosseini, A.; Czaderski, C. FRP-to-concrete debonding - global and local bond behaviour. In Proceedings of the ninth international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), presented at the 9th international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), Paris, France, July 17-19, 2018; 2018; pp 353-360.
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Breveglieri, M.; Weber, B.; Czaderski, C. Solar radiation effects on the epoxy adhesive temperature used to bond CFRP to concrete road bridges. Presented at the COMSOL conference 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland, October 22-24, 2018; p (7 pp.).
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Breveglieri, M.; Camata, G.; Spacone, E. Strengthened infilled RC frames: continuum and macro modeling in nonlinear finite element analysis. Composites B 2018, 151, 78-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.05.042
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Breveglieri, M.; Czaderski, C.; Michels, J. The gradient anchorage method for prestressed CFRP strips: from the development to the strengthening of an 18 M long bridge girder. SJCE 2018, 26 (3), 29-40. https://doi.org/10.2478/sjce-2018-0018
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Czaderski, C.; Meier, U. EBR strengthening technique for concrete, long-term behaviour and historical survey. Polymers 2018, 10 (1), 77 (17 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/polym10010077
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Dauti, D.; Tengattini, A.; Dal Pont, S.; Toropovs, N.; Briffaut, M.; Weber, B. Analysis of moisture migration in concrete at high temperature through in-situ neutron tomography. Cem. Concr. Res. 2018, 111, 41-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2018.06.010
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Dauti, D.; Dal Pont, S.; Weber, B.; Briffaut, M.; Toropovs, N.; Wyrzykowski, M.; Sciumé, G. Modeling concrete exposed to high temperature: impact of dehydration and retention curves on moisture migration. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomechanics 2018, 42 (13), 1516-1530. https://doi.org/10.1002/nag.2802
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Ehrhart, T.; Steiger, R.; Frangi, A. A non-contact method for the determination of fibre direction of European beech wood (Fagus sylvatica L.). Euro. J. Wood Wood Prod. 2018, 76 (3), 925-935. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00107-017-1279-3
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Ehrhart, T.; Steiger, R.; Palma, P.; Frangi, A. Estimation of tensile strength of European beech timber boards based on density, dynamic modulus of elasticity and local fibre orientation. Presented at the WCTE 2018 - world conference on timber engineering, Seoul, Republic of Korea, August 20-23, 2018; p (6 pp.).
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Ehrhart, T.; Steiger, R.; Palma, P.; Frangi, A. Mechanical properties of European beech glued laminated timber. In Proceedings. Meeting 51. International network on timber engineering research, presented at the 5th international network on timber engineering research (INTER) - Meeting 51, Tallin, Estonia, August 13-16, 2018; Görlacher, R., Ed.; Timber Scientific Publishing: Karlsruhe, Germany, 2018; p (16 pp.).
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Ehrhart, T.; Palma, P.; Steiger, R.; Frangi, A. Numerical and experimental investigations on the mechanical properties of glued laminated timber beams made from European beech wood. Presented at the WCTE 2018 - world conference on timber engineering, Seoul, Republic of Korea, August 20-23, 2018; p (7 pp.).
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Gallego, J. M.; Czaderski, C.; Breveglieri, M.; Michels, J. Fatigue behaviour at elevated temperature of RC slabs strengthened with EB CFRP strips. Composites B 2018, 141, 37-49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.12.026
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Ghafoori, E.; Hosseini, A.; Pellisier, E.; Hueppi, M.; Motavalli, M. Application of pre-stressed un-bonded CFRP for strenghthening of metallic structures. In Proceedings of the ninth international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), presented at the 9th international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), Paris, France, July 17-19, 2018; 2018; pp 375-382.
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Ghafoori, E.; Hosseini, A.; Al-Mahaidi, R.; Zhao, X. L.; Motavalli, M. Prestressed CFRP-strengthening and long-term wireless monitoring of an old roadway metallic bridge. Eng. Struct. 2018, 176, 585-605. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.09.042
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Ghafoori, E.; Hosseini, A.; Al-Mahaidi, R.; Zhao, X. L.; Motavalli, M.; Koay, Y. C. Prestressed FRP-strengthening and wireless monitoring of a metallic bridge in Australia. In Maintenance, safety, risk, management and life-cycle performance of bridges, presented at the 9th international conference on bridge maintenance, safety and management (IAMBAS 2018), Melbourne, Australia, July 9-13, 2018; Powers, N., Frangopol, D. M., Al-Mahaidi, R., Caprani, C., Eds.; Bridge maintenance, safety and management; Taylor & Francis: London, 2018; pp 472-480.
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Harmanci, Y. E.; Michels, J.; Chatzi, E. Behaviour of prestressed CFRP anchorages during and after freeze-thaw cycle exposure. Polymers 2018, 10 (6), 565 (17 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/polym10060565
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Harmanci, Y. E.; Zile, E.; Michels, J.; Chatzi, E. Cohesive zone modelling of a prestressed non-mechanical CFRP anchorage subjected to freeze-thaw cycles. In Proceedings of the ninth international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), presented at the 9th international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), Paris, France, July 17-19, 2018; 2018; pp 420-424.
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Harmanci, Y. E.; Michels, J.; Czaderski, C.; Loser, R.; Chatzi, E. Long-term residual anchorage resistance of gradient anchorages for prestressed CFRP strips. Composites B 2018, 139, 171-184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.11.062
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Hosseini, A.; Ghafoori, E.; Sadeghi Marzaleh, A.; Motavalli, M. Feasibility of accelerated curing for strengthening of steel members by prestressed bonded CFRP plates. In Proceedings of the ninth international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), presented at the 9th international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), Paris, France, July 17-19, 2018; 2018; pp 259-266.
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Hosseini, A.; Ghafoori, E.; Motavalli, M.; Nussbaumer, A.; Zhao, X. L.; Al-Mahaidi, R. Flat prestressed unbonded reinforcement (FPUR) system for strengthening of steel I-Beams. In Maintenance, safety, risk, management and life-cycle performance of bridges, presented at the 9th international conference on bridge maintenance, safety and management (IAMBAS 2018), Melbourne, Australia, July 9-13, 2018; Powers, N., Frangopol, D. M., Al-Mahaidi, R., Caprani, C., Eds.; Bridge maintenance, safety and management; Taylor & Francis: London, 2018; pp 465-471.
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Hosseini, A.; Ghafoori, E.; Motavalli, M.; Nussbaumer, A.; Zhao, X. L.; Al-Mahaidi, R. Flat prestressed unbonded retrofit system for strengthening of existing metallic I-Girders. Composites B 2018, 155, 156-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.08.026
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Hosseini, A.; Barbezat, M.; Michels, J.; Ghafoori, E.; Motavalli, M.; Terrasi, G. Glass transition evaluation of commercially available epoxy adhesives for strengthening of steel structures with bonded CFRP plates. In Proceedings of the ninth international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), presented at the 9th international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), Paris, France, July 17-19, 2018; 2018; pp 267-274.
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Hosseini, A.; Ghafoori, E.; Motavalli, M.; Nussbaumer, A.; Zhao, X. L.; Koller, R. Prestressed unbonded reinforcement system with multiple CFRP plates for fatigue strengthening of steel members. Polymers 2018, 10 (3), 264 (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/polym10030264
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Hosseini, A.; Ghafoori, E.; Wellauer, M.; Sadeghi Marzaleh, A.; Motavalli, M. Short-term bond behavior and debonding capacity of prestressed CFRP composites to steel substrate. Eng. Struct. 2018, 176, 935-947. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.09.025
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Hosseini, E.; Ghafoori, E.; Leinenbach, C.; Motavalli, M.; Holdsworth, S. R. Stress recovery and cyclic behaviour of an Fe–Mn–Si shape memory alloy after multiple thermal activation. Smart Mater. Struct. 2018, 27 (2), 025009 (10 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/aaa2c9
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Izadi, M. R.; Ghafoori, E.; Shahverdi, M.; Motavalli, M.; Maalek, S. Development of an iron-based shape memory alloy (Fe-SMA) strengthening system for steel plates. Eng. Struct. 2018, 174, 433-446. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.07.073
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Izadi, M. R.; Ghafoori, E.; Motavalli, M.; Maalek, S. Iron-based shape memory alloy for the fatigue strengthening of cracked steel plates: effects of re-activations and loading frequencies. Eng. Struct. 2018, 176, 953-967. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.09.021
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Izadi, M. R.; Ghafoori, E.; Motavalli, M.; Maalek, S.; Hosseini, A. Shape memory alloy (SMA) strips for fatigue strengthening of cracked steel plates. In Proceedings of the ninth international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), presented at the 9th international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), Paris, France, July 17-19, 2018; 2018; pp 367-374.
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Jockwer, R.; Wiehle, P.; Palma, P.; Klippel, M.; Wapp, A.; Frangi, A.; Hebel, D. Structural behaviour and design of timber connections with dowels and slotted-in plates made of bamboo composite. Presented at the WCTE 2018 - world conference on timber engineering, Seoul, Republic of Korea, August 20-23, 2018; National Institute of Forest Science: Seoul; p (10 pp.).
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Kianmofrad, F.; Ghafoori, E.; Motavalli, M.; Rahimian, M. Analytical solutions for the flexural behavior of metal beams strengthened with prestressed unbonded CFRP plates. Civ. Eng. Infrastruct. J. 2018, 51 (1), 101-118. https://doi.org/10.7508/ceij.2018.01.006
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Kotynia, R.; Staśkiewicz, M.; Michels, J.; Czaderski, C.; Motavalli, M. Shear capacity assessment of posttensioned concrete girders strengthened with CFRP materials. In High tech concrete: where technology and engineering meet, presented at the 2017 fib Symbosium, Maastricht, Netherlands, June 12-14, 2017; Hordijk, D. A., Luković, M., Eds.; Springer: Cham, Switzerland, 2018; pp 858-866. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-59471-2_100
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Li, W.; Ghafoori, E.; Lu, Y.; Li, S.; Motavalli, M. Analytical solution for stiffness prediction of bonded CFRP-to-steel double strap joints. Eng. Struct. 2018, 177, 190-197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.09.024
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Michels, J.; Shahverdi, M.; Czaderski, C. Flexural strengthening of structural concrete with iron-based shape memory alloy strips. Structural Concr. 2018, 19 (3), 876-891. https://doi.org/10.1002/suco.201700120
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Michels, J.; Shahverdi, M.; Czaderski, C.; El-Hacha, R. Mechanical performance of iron-based shape-memory alloy ribbed bars for concrete prestressing. ACI Mater. J. 2018, 115 (6), 877-886. https://doi.org/10.14359/51710959
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Moshiri, N.; Mostofinejad, D.; Tajmir-Riahi, A. Bond behavior of pre-cured CFRP strips to concrete using externally bonded reinforcement on groove (EBROG) method. In Proceedings of the ninth international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), presented at the 9th international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), Paris, France, July 17-19, 2018; 2018; pp 361-367.
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Mostofinejad, D.; Heydari Mofrad, M.; Hosseini, A.; Heydari Mofrad, H. Investigating the effects of concrete compressive strength, CFRP thickness and groove depth on CFRP-concrete bond strength of EBROG joints. Constr. Build. Mater. 2018, 189, 323-337. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.08.203
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Palma, P.; Frangi, A. Modelling the fire resistance of steel-to-timber dowelled connections loaded perpendicularly to the grain. Fire Saf. J. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.firesaf.2017.12.001
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Palma, P.; Frangi, A. Parametric studies on the fire resistance of steel-to-timber dowelled connections loaded perpendicularly to the grain. Presented at the SiF 2018: the 10th international conference on structures in fire FireSERT, Belfast, UK, June 6-8, 2018; sine nomine: sine loco; pp 183-191.
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Sadeghi Marzaleh, A.; Nerbano, S.; Sebastiani Croce, A.; Steiger, R. OSB sheathed light-frame timber shear walls with strong anchorage subjected to vertical load, bending moment, and monotonic lateral load. Eng. Struct. 2018, 173, 787-799. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.05.044
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Shahverdi, M.; Michels, J.; Czaderski, C.; Motavalli, M. Iron-based shape memory alloy strips for strengthening RC members: Material behavior and characterization. Constr. Build. Mater. 2018, 173, 586-599. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.04.057
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Shahverdi, M.; Vassilopoulos, A. P.; Keller, T. Mixed-mode quasi-static fracture behavior of GFRP/Balsa sandwiches. In 12th international conference on sandwich structures (ICSS-12): Proceedings, presented at the 12th international conference on sandwich structures (ICSS-12), Lausanne, Switzerland, August 19-22, 2018; Keller, T., Yanes-Armas, S., Carlsson, L. A., Frostig, Y., Eds.; EPFL: Lausanne, 2018; pp 232-234.
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Steiger, R.; Fink, G.; Nerbano, S.; Hack, E.; Beyer, K. Experimental investigation of friction stresses between adjacent panels made of Oriented Strand Board (OSB) and between OSB panels and glued laminated timber (GLT) frame members. Mater. Struct. 2018, 51, 2 (14 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-017-1124-5
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Tajmir-Riahi, A.; Mostofinejad, D.; Moshiri, N. Bond resistance of a single groove in EBROG method to attach CFRP sheets on concrete. In Proceedings of the ninth international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), presented at the 9th international conference on fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering (CICE 2018), Paris, France, July 17-19, 2018; 2018; pp 368-373.
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Weber, B. Nonlinear stay cable - bridge deck interaction. In Experimental vibration analysis for civil structures. Testing, sensing, monitoring, and control, presented at the EVACES2017: international conference on experimental vibration analysis for civil engineering structures, San Diego, California, United States, July 12-14, 2017; Conte, J. P., Astroza, R., Benzoni, G., Feltrin, G., Loh, K. J., Moaveni, B., Eds.; Lecture notes in civil engineering; Springer: Cham, Switzerland, 2018; Vol. 5, pp 902-913. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67443-8_81
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Wu, C.; He, L.; Ghafoori, E.; Zhao, X. L. Torsional strengthening of steel circular hollow sections (CHS) using CFRP composites. Eng. Struct. 2018, 171, 806-816. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.06.014
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Şanal, İ.; Hosseini, A. Determination of midspan deflection by means of crack opening in steel fiber-reinforced cementitious composite (SFRCC) beams. Mech. Adv. Mater. Struct. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1080/15376494.2018.1444230
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Experimental vibration analysis for civil structures. Testing, sensing, monitoring, and control, 7th international conference on experimental vibration analysis of civil engineering structures, San Diego, California, USA, July 12-14, 2017; Conte, J. P., Astroza, R., Benzoni, G., Feltrin, G., Loh, K. J., Moaveni, B., Eds.; Lecture notes in civil engineering, Vol. 5; Springer: Cham, 2018; 918 p. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67443-8
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