Publications 2021

Al-Mosawe, A.; Al-Mahaidi, R.; Alwash, D.; Zhao, X. L.; Hosseini, A.; Motavalli, M.; Ghafoori, E. FE analysis of a steel bridge strengthened with CFRP laminates. In Bridge maintenance, safety, management, life-cycle sustainability and innovations. Proceedings of the tenth international conference on bridge maintenance, safety and management (IABMAS 2020), June 28-July 2, 2020, Sapporo, Japan, presented at the IABMAS 2020, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, April 11-18, 2021; Yokota, H., Frangopol, D. M., Eds.; CRC Press: London, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429279119-194
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Beßling, M.; Czaderski, C.; Orlowsky, J. Prestressing effect of shape memory alloy reinforcements under serviceability tensile loads. Build. 2021, 11 (3), 101 (15 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings11030101
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Czaderski, C.; Shahverdi, M.; Michels, J. Iron based shape memory alloys as shear reinforcement for bridge girders. Constr. Build. Mater. 2021, 274, 121793 (16 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.121793
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Doroudi, Y.; Fernando, D.; Hosseini, A.; Ghafoori, E. Behavior of cracked steel plates strengthened with adhesively bonded CFRP laminates under fatigue loading: experimental and analytical study. Compos. Struct. 2021, 266, 113816 (17 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2021.113816
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Ehrhart, T.; Steiger, R.; Frangi, A. Brettschichtholz aus Buche. Bautechnik 2021. https://doi.org/10.1002/bate.202100016
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Fame, C. M.; Ramôa Correia, J.; Ghafoori, E.; Wu, C. Damage tolerance of adhesively bonded pultruded GFRP double-strap joints. Compos. Struct. 2021, 263, 113625 (16 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2021.113625
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Ferretto, I.; Kim, D.; Della Ventura, N. M.; Shahverdi, M.; Lee, W.; Leinenbach, C. Laser powder bed fusion of a Fe–Mn–Si shape memory alloy. Addit. Manuf. 2021, 46, 102071 (12 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addma.2021.102071
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Gu, X. L.; Chen, Z. Y.; Yu, Q. Q.; Ghafoori, E. Stress recovery behavior of an Fe-Mn-Si shape memory alloy. Eng. Struct. 2021, 243, 112710 (11 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2021.112710
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Heredia Rosa, D. I.; Hartloper, A.; de Castro e Sousa, A.; Lignos, D. G.; Motavalli, M.; Ghafoori, E. Experimental behavior of iron-based shape memory alloys under cyclic loading histories. Constr. Build. Mater. 2021, 272, 121712 (14 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.121712
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Heydarinouri, H.; Motavalli, M.; Nussbaumer, A.; Ghafoori, E. Development of a mechanical wedge-barrel anchor for CFRP rods: static and fatigue behaviors. J. Compos. Constr. 2021, 25 (3), 04021015 (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0001124
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Heydarinouri, H.; Motavalli, M.; Nussbaumer, A.; Ghafoori, E. Development of mechanical strengthening system for bridge connections using prestressed CFRP rods. J. Struct. Eng. 2021, 147 (3), 4020351 (19 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0002923
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Heydarinouri, H.; Nussbaumer, A.; Motavalli, M.; Ghafoori, E. Strengthening of steel connections in a 92-year-old railway bridge using prestressed CFRP rods: multiaxial fatigue design criterion. J. Bridge Eng. 2021, 26 (6), 04021023 (16 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0001714
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Hosseini, S. M.; Melchior, J.; Izadi, M.; Ghafoori, E. Fatigue crack arrest in steel beams using FRP composites. Eng. Fail. Anal. 2021, 105397 (19 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2021.105397
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Izadi, M.; Motavalli, M.; Ghafoori, E. Thermally-activated shape memory alloys for retrofitting bridge double-angle connections. Eng. Struct. 2021, 245, 112827 (10 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2021.112827
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Moshiri, N.; Czaderski, C.; Mostofinejad, D.; Motavalli, M. Bond resistance of prestressed CFRP strips attached to concrete by using EBR and EBROG strengthening methods. Constr. Build. Mater. 2021, 266 (Part B), 121209 (14 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.121209
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Raza, S.; Tsang, H. H.; Menegon, S. J.; Wilson, J. L. Generalized loading protocols for experimentally simulating multidirectional earthquake actions on building columns in regions of low-to-moderate seismicity. J. Struct. Eng. 2021, 147 (7), 04021082 (16 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0003056
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Rezapour, M.; Ghassemieh, M.; Motavalli, M.; Shahverdi, M. Numerical modeling of unreinforced masonry walls strengthened with fe-based shape memory alloy strips. Materials 2021, 14 (11), 2961 (22 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14112961
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Sadeghi Marzaleh, A.; Steiger, R. Experimental investigation of OSB sheathed timber frame shear walls with strong anchorage subjected to cyclic lateral loading. Eng. Struct. 2021, 226, 111328 (14 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.111328
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Schranz, B.; Nunes, M. F.; Czaderski, C.; Shahverdi, M. Fibre optic strain measurements for bond modelling of prestressed near-surface-mounted iron-based shape memory alloy bars. Constr. Build. Mater. 2021, 288, 123102 (19 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.123102
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Schranz, B.; Michels, J.; Czaderski, C.; Motavalli, M.; Vogel, T.; Shahverdi, M. Strengthening and prestressing of bridge decks with ribbed iron-based shape memory alloy bars. Eng. Struct. 2021, 241, 112467 (16 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2021.112467
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Tserpes, K.; Barroso-Caro, A.; Carraro, P. A.; Beber, V. C.; Floros, I.; Gamon, W.; Kozłowski, M.; Santandrea, F.; Shahverdi, M.; Skejić, D.; et al. A review on failure theories and simulation models for adhesive joints. J. Adhes. 2021. https://doi.org/10.1080/00218464.2021.1941903
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Wang, W.; Texeira De Freitas, S.; Poulis, J. A.; Zarouchas, D. A review of experimental and theoretical fracture characterization of bi-material bonded joints. Composites B 2021, 206, 108537 (15 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2020.108537
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Wang, W.; Hosseini, A.; Ghafoori, E. Experimental study on Fe-SMA-to-steel adhesively bonded interfaces using DIC. Eng. Fract. Mech. 2021, 244, 107553 (22 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2021.107553
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Wang, W.; Li, L.; Hosseini, A.; Ghafoori, E. Novel fatigue strengthening solution for metallic structures using adhesively bonded Fe-SMA strips: a proof of concept study. Int. J. Fatigue 2021, 148, 106237 (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2021.106237
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Yang, Y.; Arabi-Hashemi, A.; Leinenbach, C.; Shahverdi, M. Influence of thermal treatment conditions on recovery stress formation in an FeMnSi-SMA. Mater. Sci. Eng. A 2021, 802, 140694 (11 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2020.140694
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