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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Breveglieri, M.; Czaderski, C. RC slabs strengthened with externally bonded CFRP strips under long-term environmental exposure and sustained loading. Part 2: laboratory experiments. Composites C: Open Access 2021, 6, 100210 (12 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcomc.2021.100210
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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. Presented at the WCTE 2021. World conference on timber engineering, Santiago, Chile, August 9-12, 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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Ehrhart, T.; Steiger, R.; Frangi, A. Influence of the moisture content on the compressive strength and modulus of elasticity parallel to the grain of engineered hardwood products (EHP). In 54th meeting of the International Network on Timber Engineering Research (INTER 2021), presented at the 54th meeting of the International Network on Timber Engineering Research (INTER 2021), Karlsruhe, August 16-19, 2021; Görlacher, R., Ed.; Timber Scientific Publishing: Karlsruhe, 2021; pp 299-314.
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Ehrhart, T.; Grönquist, P.; Schilling, S.; Steiger, R.; Frangi, A. Mechanical properties of European beech glulam after 32 years in a service class 2 environment. In 54th meeting of the International Network on Timber Engineering Research (INTER 2021), presented at the 54th meeting of the International Network on Timber Engineering Research (INTER 2021), Karlsruhe, August 16-19, 2021; Görlacher, R., Ed.; Timber Scientific Publishing: Karlsruhe, 2021; pp 283-296.
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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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Ravenshorst, G.; van Dalen, J.; Mirra, M.; Steiger, R.; van de Kuilen, J. W. Connection of timber foundation piles to concrete extension piles. In 54th meeting of the International Network on Timber Engineering Research (INTER 2021), presented at the 54th meeting of the International Network on Timber Engineering Research (INTER 2021), Karlsruhe, August 16-19, 2021; Görlacher, R., Ed.; Timber Scientific Publishing: Karlsruhe, 2021; pp 261-280.
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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. In 54th meeting of the International Network on Timber Engineering Research (INTER 2021), presented at the 54th meeting of the International Network on Timber Engineering Research (INTER 2021), Karlsruhe, August 16-19, 2021; Görlacher, R., Ed.; Timber Scientific Publishing: Karlsruhe, 2021; pp 333-348.
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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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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. Advancements in shear strengthening of prestressed concrete I-girders using fiber reinforced polymers. In IABSE congress Ghent 2021. Structural engineering for future societal needs. Proceedings, presented at the IABSE congress Ghent 2021. Structural engineering for future societal needs, Ghent, Belgium, September 22-24, 2021; Snijder, H. H. (B. ), De Pauw, B., van Alphen, S., Mengeot, P., Eds.; International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE): Zurich, 2021; pp 1746-1753.
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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, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada, August 5-7, 2021; Benmokrane, B., Mohamed, K., Farghaly, A. S., Mohamed, H., Eds.; Canadian Society for Civil Engineering: sine loco, 2021; p (6 pp.).
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