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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Cao, A. S.; Palma, P.; Frangi, A. Column removal analyses of timber structures – framework to assess dynamic amplification factors for simplified structural design methods. In Proceedings of the 2021 world conference on timber engineering (WCTE 2021), presented at the WCTE 2021 world conference on timber engineering, Santiago, Chile, August 9-12, 2021; 2021; p (8 pp.).
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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, 89 (52), 104-114. 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.; Vidovic, A.; Nussbaumer, A.; Ghafoori, E. FE analysis and experimental validation of mechanical wedge–barrel anchors for CFRP rods. Compos. Struct. 2021, 275, 114509 (14 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2021.114509
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Heydarinouri, H. Multiaxial fatigue behavior and strengthening of riveted double-angle connections in steel bridges using prestressed CFRP rods. Doctoral dissertation, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, 2021, 209 p. https://doi.org/10.5075/epfl-thesis-8806
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Heydarinouri, H.; Nussbaumer, A.; Motavalli, M.; Ghafoori, E. Multiaxial fatigue criteria for prestressed strengthening of steel connections. Int. J. Fatigue 2021, 153, 106470 (17 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2021.106470
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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, 127, 105397 (19 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2021.105397
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Hu, L.; Ghafoori, E.; Pons, S.; Feng, P.; Yang, J.; Azim, I. Fire behavior and design of steel columns reinforced by prestressed CFRP strips. Compos. Struct. 2021, 275, 114516 (22 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2021.114516
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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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Schilling, S.; Palma, P.; Steiger, R.; Frangi, A. Probabilistic description of the mechanical properties of glued laminated timber made from softwood. Presented at the 8th international network on timber engineering: research meeting 54 (INTER 2021), Online, August 16-19, 2021; KIT: Karlsruher; p 54 (16).
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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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Stankovic, D.; Bisby, L. A.; Triantafyllidis, Z.; Terrasi, G. P. Fretting fatigue performance of unidirectional, laminated carbon fibre reinforced polymer straps at elevated service temperature. Polymers 2021, 13 (19), 3437 (20 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/polym13193437
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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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Vůjtěch, J.; Ryjáček, P.; Campos Matos, J.; Ghafoori, E. Iron-based shape memory alloy for strengthening of 113-year bridge. Eng. Struct. 2021, 248, 113231 (15 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2021.113231
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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.; Breveglieri, M.; Shahverdi, M. Effect of phase changes on the axial modulus of an FeMnSi-shape memory alloy. Materials 2021, 14 (17), 4815 (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14174815
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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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Yaqub, M. A.; Matthys, S.; Czaderski, C. Bond behaviour of FRP shear reinforcement on I-sections. In Proceedings on CD-ROM. 8th international conference on advanced composite materials in bridges & structures (ACMBS VIII), presented at the 8th international conference on advanced composite materials in bridges & structures (ACMBS VIII), Sherbrooke (Québec), Canada, August 5-7, 2020; Benmokrane, B., Mohamed, K., Farghaly, A. S., Mohamed, H., Eds.; Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, 2021; p (6 pp.).
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