### Proceedings of the 24th Australian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24, Perth, Australia, 6-9 December 2016)

### Proceedings of the 24th Australian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24, Perth, Australia, 6-9 December 2016)

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**Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges **is a collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, 6-9 December 2016). The contributions from academics, researchers and practising engineers from Australasian, Asia-pacific region and around the world, cover a wide range of topics, including:

• Structural mechanics

• Computational mechanics

• Reinforced and prestressed concrete structures

• Steel structures

• Composite structures

• Civil engineering materials

• Fire engineering

• Coastal and offshore structures

• Dynamic analysis of structures

• Structural health monitoring and damage identification

• Structural reliability analysis and design

• Structural optimization

• Fracture and damage mechanics

• Soil mechanics and foundation engineering

• Pavement materials and technology

• Shock and impact loading

• Earthquake loading

• Traffic and other man-made loadings

• Wave and wind loading

• Thermal effects

• Design codes

**Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges **will be of interest to academics and professionals involved in Structural Engineering and Materials Science.

**VOLUME 1**

**Keynote submissions**

Strength design of high-strength steel beams

*M.A. Bradford & X. Liu*

Physical, chemical and microbiological processes in the long term corrosion of steel and cast iron infrastructure

*R.E. Melchers*

Are seismically designed buildings inherently more resistant to progressive collapse?

*D.A. Nethercot & C.A. Vidalis*

Materials technology research to structural design of geopolymer concrete

*J.G. Sanjayan*

Maintenance and condition monitoring; multi-model and hybrid approach to SHM

*A. De Stefano*

VLFS technology for land creation on the sea

*C.M. Wang*

**General submissions**

Reinforced and prestressed concrete structures

Axially loaded three-side restrained reinforced concrete walls: A comparative study

*N.M. Ho, M.M. Lima & J.H. Doh*

Experimental investigation on the FRP-confined and unconfined concrete containing high rubber content

*R. Hassanli & O. Youssf*

Effect of steel fibre on thermal behavior of concrete under elevated temperature

*X. Liang & C.Q. Wu*

Analysis of bridge abutment movement through a case study

*M. Rashidi, B. Samali & S. Kempton*

Early-age tensile creep and drying shrinkage in GGBFS concrete

*I. Khan, A. Castel & R.I. Gilbert*

Study of disturbed strain regions for serviceability analysis of cracked RC flexural members

*A. Murray, R.I. Gilbert & A. Castel*

Image analysis method used in the seismic rehabilitation of squat reinforced concrete shear walls using CFRP sheets

*J.E. Woods, D.T. Lau & Y.S. Yang*

The effect of different shapes of shear keys at the interface of old and new concretes of jacketed RC column

*M.R. Alam, P.K. Sarker, M. Rahman & S.H. Himel*

Performance of damaged RC beams repaired and/or strengthened with FRP sheets: An experimental investigation

*T. Imjai & R. Garcia*

Post-yield bond behavior of reinforcing bars embedded in concrete under axial loading up to fracture

*J. Yu, K.H. Tan & N.S. Lim*

Eliminating shrinkage in tension stiffening model of concrete beams by the hybrid approach

*G. Kaklauskas, P.L. Ng & V. Gribniak*

Numerical modelling of cracked RC tension members using stress-transfer approach

*G. Kaklauskas, P.L. Ng, R. Jakubovskis & R. Ramanauskas*

Finite element modelling of concrete filled steel tubes subjected to static pure bending

*A. Karrech, M. Elchalakani & H. Basarir*

Experimental study on the tensile and bending creep behavior of cracked UHP-FRCC

*T. Nishiwaki, H. Otaki, G. Igarashi, S. Kwon, F. Shaikh & A.P. Fantilli*

Screw anchors installed in early age concrete

*A. Mohyeddin, E. Gad, R. Khandu, K. Yangdon, J. Lee & M. Ismail*

Steel and composite structures

Analysis of demountable steel column-baseplate connections under monotonic loading

*D. Li, B. Uy, F. Aslani & V. Patel*

Rigorous method for flexural design of reinforced concrete members

*Y.F. Wu*

Behaviour of load carrying precast concrete sandwich panels under various supporting conditions

*E. Hamed*

Shear buckling of composite plates on tensionless elastic foundations

*J. Dong, X. Ma, J.E. Mills & Y. Zhuge*

Asset management of steel bridges

*M. Rashidi, B. Samali, A. Azad & H. Hatamian*

Bond deterioration between near-surface mounted carbon FRP strips and concrete under moisture conditions

*H. Aydin, R.J. Gravina & P. Visintin*

Fatigue tests on notched steel beams strengthened with CFRP laminates

*Q.Q. Yu & Y.F. Wu*

Galvanic corrosion behavior of the welding of stainless steel and carbon steel

*Y. Miyazaki & K. Komi*

Effects of floor slabs on the structural performance of blind-bolted composite joints

*M.K. Hassan, Z. Tao, T.Y. Song & L.H. Han*

Simplified numerical modelling of circular concrete-filled steel tubular stub columns

*U. Katwal, Z. Tao, M.K. Hassan & W.D. Wang*

Analysis of mechanical behaviour of circular concrete filled steel tube columns using high strength concrete

*H.D. Phan & H.H. Trinh*

Behaviour of composite sandwich beams with different shear span-to-depth ratios

*W. Ferdous, A. Manalo & T. Aravinthan*

Behavior of pultruded multi-celled GFRP hollow beams with low-strength concrete infill

*M. Muttashar, W. Karunasena, A. Manalo & W. Lokuge*

Effects of fibre location and density on the flexural toughness in FRC beams

*M. Manca, D. Ciancio & P. Dight*

Process-induced deformation of composite I-shaped stiffened structures

*C. Dong & J. Pitt*

Global stability investigation on welded Q460GJ structural steel unrestrained beams under three-point bending tests

*B. Yang, G. Xiong, Y. Zhang, S.D. Nie & M. Elchalakani*

System transformation scheme and construction control method for self-anchored suspension bridge with steel-concrete composite girder

*T.P. Wang, X.Y. Zhou, G.J. He & J. Yi*

A comprehensive study on corrosion and hydrogen embrittlement of low carbon steel

*L. Li, M. Mahmoodian, C.Q. Li & S.W. Zhou*

Structural mechanics, computational mechanics, fracture and damage mechanics

Finite element analysis of the crushing behaviour of aluminium honeycombs under combined compression-shear loads

*A.A. Ashab, D. Ruan & G.X. Lu*

An adaptive elastic scaled boundary finite element approach for limit analysis of structures

*A. Mellati, C. Song, F. Tin-Loi & S. Tangaramvong*

Stress intensity factors for inclined cracks in pipes under axial tension and bending

*G.Y. Fu, C.Q. Li & W. Yang*

Scaled boundary finite element method for exterior acoustic-structure interaction analyses

*L. Liu, C. Song, W. Gao & C. Birk*

A discrete framework for fracture simulation based on the embedment of strong discontinuities with minimum degrees of freedom

*D. Dias-da-Costa & G. Ranzi*

Numerical modelling of concrete beams at serviceability conditions with a discrete crack approach and non-iterative solution-finding algorithms

*D. Dias-da-Costa, R.N.F. do Carmo & R. Graça-e-Costa*

New method to investigate the permeability of stressed concrete

*M.D. Wimalasiri, D.J. Robert & C.Q. Li*

Unified uncertain stability analysis of structures

*W. Gao, D. Wu & F. Tin-Loi*

Discrete element modelling of fracture in quasi-brittle materials

*N.H.T. Nguyen, H.H. Bui, J. Kodikara, S. Arooran, G.D. Nguyen & P. Jitsangiam*

Inelastic analysis of steel concrete composite beams based on a higher order beam theory

*A.H. Sheikh, M.A. Uddin & J. Wen*

An analytical approach to determine the span and fracture positions of roof strata prior to rock burst

*S.T. Ji, C.W. Zhang & K.Z. Zhang*

Stress analysis of STL models by octree mesh and scaled boundary finite element method

*Y. Liu, A.A. Saputra & C. Song*

Effect of corrosion influencing factors of cast iron pipes in clay soil

*W.G. Wang, D.J. Robert, A. Zhou & C.Q. Li*

Analysis of nano-beams with influences of surface stresses and nonlocal elasticity

*T.B. Nguyen, J. Lawongkerd & J. Rungamornrat*

An efficient finite element model of bolted disk-drum joints in aero-engine

*Z.Y. Qin & F.L. Chu*

Crack breathing as a function of crack location under the effect of unbalance force

*H.M. Mobarak & H. Wu*

Multicomponent tensile buckling

*I.T. Hossain, F. Guillard & I. Einav*

An insight into equivalent strut modelling of infill-RC frames

*A. Mohyeddin, S. Dorji, E. Gad & H. Goldsworthy*

Civil engineering materials

Workability and compressive strength properties of high strength geopolymer mortars

*M.Z.N. Khan, F. Shaikh, Y.F. Hao & H. Hao*

Experimental study on optimizing the crumb rubber concrete mechanical performance

*O. Youssf & R. Hassanli*

Steel fibre reinforced concrete: From X-ray imaging observation to modelling

*T.S. Ng, T.N.S. Htut & S.J. Foster*

Comparative performance of alkali-activated slag and fly ash at elevated temperatures

*Z. Pan, Z. Tao, Y.F. Cao, N. Bajracharya, T. Murphy & R. Wuhrer*

Effects of elevated temperature curing of brown coal fly ash geopolymer

*R. Dirgantara & D.W. Law*

Structural behaviour of UHPFRC short and slender columns subjected to axial and eccentric loads

*M.S. Mohamed Ali, M. Singh & A.H. Sheikh*

The effect of aluminium reaction on formation mechanism and structural properties of geopolymers

*A. Hajimohammadi, T.D. Ngo & P. Mendis*

Comparison of creep behaviour of geopolymer concrete and OPC concrete

*C.H. Un, J.G. Sanjayan & R. San Nicolas*

Experimental investigation of water vapour sorption isotherms and microstructure of low calcium geopolymer binders

*J.M. de Burgh, I.M.A. Al-Damad & S.J. Foster*

Influences of graphene oxide on electrical resistivity development of Portland cement paste

*W.G. Li, Z.Y. Luo, C. Long, W.H. Duan & S.P. Shah*

A novel composite material of A356 aluminum alloy reinforced with alumina (Al2O3) powder for automobile construction industries

*S. Numsarapatnuk, T. Imjai & W. Insorn*

Investigation of equivalent frame modelling for seismic analysis of unreinforced masonry buildings with flexible diaphragms

*Y. Nakamura, H. Derakhshan, A.H. Sheikh, M.C. Griffith & J. Ingham*

Design of alkali activated concrete using the Taguchi method

*N.A. Farhan, M.N. Sheikh & M.N.S. Hadi*

Mechanical behavior of a new Polyvinyl Alcohol fiber reinforced Engineered Cementitious Composite (PVA-ECC) using local ingredients

*D. Meng, C.K. Lee & Y.X. Zhang*

Analytical study on material properties of fibre reinforced cementitious composites

*H. Tian, Y.X. Zhang, Y.H. Cui & C. Yang*

Controlling the setting time of pavement concrete using accelerating-admixture by silica fume technology

*N.H. Hai & T.V. Mot*

Direct tensile test of high strength concrete with and without steel fibres

*H.A. Hasan, F. Alhussainy, M.N. Sheikh & M.N.S. Hadi*

Influence of steel, glass and hybrid fibres on the behaviour of reactive powder concrete

*A.H.M. Algburi, M.N. Sheikh & M.N.S. Hadi*

Laboratory tests of the pull-out behaviour of spiral shaped steel fibres from concrete matrix

*Y.F. Hao & H. Hao*

A novel numerical method for simulations of leaching of cementitious materials in ammonium nitrate solution

*Y. Yu & Y.X. Zhang*

Estimation of elastic modulus of cementitious materials under external sulfate attack

*Y. Yu & Y.X. Zhang*

Shock and impact loading

Confinement efficiency of concrete cylinders wrapped with different types of FRP under impact loads

*T.M. Pham & H. Hao*

Implosive demolition of tall masonry and concrete chimney stacks within a designed footprint

*G.J. McKenzie, B. Samali & C.W. Zhang*

Multi-hazard resistance capacity of precast segmental column with post-tensioning tendon under impact and cyclic loading

*X.H. Zhang, H. Hao & C. Li*

Development of an anchor system for seismic and blast retrofit of reinforced concrete structures using FRP sheets

*J.E. Woods & D.T. Lau*

Study on dynamic characteristics of pre-damaged rock under impact loading

*S. Liu & C.W. Zhang*

FBG based strain monitoring of reinforced concrete blast walls under high-velocity bullets penetration

*Q.H. Zhang, Y. Wang, Y.Y. Sun, L. Gao, J.L. Duan, Z.L. Zhang, X.D. Huang, Z.W. You, F.J. Rong & Z.S. Chen*

Research on SHM of concrete based on FBGs without coating under explosion load

*Y.Y. Sun, Q.H. Zhang, L. Gao, J.L. Duan, Y. Wang, Z.L. Zhang, X.D. Huang & Z.W. You*

The effect of shear and bending capacities on impact behavior of RC beams

*P. Wongmatar, C. Hansapinyo, K.M. Bi & V. Vimonsatit*

Experimental study on steel wire mesh reinforced concrete slabs against close-in detonations

*J. Li & C.Q. Wu*

Experimental study of steel wire mesh reinforced structural insulated panels against windborne debris impact

*W.S. Chen, H. Hao & Q.F. Meng*

Numerical analysis of human body motion under explosion

*P.W. Sielicki & T. Gajewski*

Fatigue damage of V-lock chain ring for mining under random load

*Q. Zhang & H.J. Wang*

Ballistic performance of plymetal structure produced by direct metal deposition

*S.H. Masood, D. Ruan & P. Rajapatruni*

Impact responses of aluminium foam sandwich panels with fibre metal laminate skins

*C.J. Liu & Y.X. Zhang*

Design of a hybrid composite anti-ram bollard against impact

*P. Tran, S. Linforth, R. Lumantarna & T.D. Ngo*

Isogeometric analysis of functionally graded plates based on a new polynomial displacement field

*T.N. Nguyen, P. Tran & T.D. Ngo*

Design optimisation of auxetic composite structures under blast loading

*G. Imbalzano, P. Tran, S. Linforth, T.D. Ngo, P.V.S. Lee & P. Mendis*

Earthquake loading, traffic and other man-made loadings

Effect of partially infill wall on the seismic behavior of RC frame buildings

*K. Thinley & H. Hao*

Large-scale testing of bridge system with unseating mitigation devices under spatially varying ground motions

*B. Shrestha, H. Hao, K.M. Bi, L.X. He & W.X. Ren*

Seismic performance of FRPs reinforced concrete filled steel tube

*C.Y. Zhu, L. Sun & Y.H. Zhao*

Experimental and numerical analyses on dynamic properties of materials in shaking table test

*H. Zhang, H.N. Li, D.B. Wang & M. Li*

Dimensional analysis of pounding effect between adjacent inelastic oscillators

*S. Jiang, C.W. Zhang & B. Mou*

Simulation of three-component seismic motions at seafloor using onshore earthquake recordings

*C. Li, H.N. Li, K.M. Bi & H. Hao*

Response uncertainty under varying orientations of ground motions

*Z. Alam, C.W. Zhang & B. Samali*

Earthquake-resistant performance of a steel frame model with inverse-chevron buckling restrained braces

*Y. Xu, H. Guan, H. Karampour, Y.-C. Loo & X.J. Zhou*

Nonlinear dynamics analysis of a cracked beam subjected to combined harmonic excitations by precise integration method

*C.C. Cui, J.K. Liu & Y.M. Chen*

Simplified fatigue assessment for earthquake losses: Cycle counting and fragility analysis to quantify damage

*J.B. Mander, G.W. Rodgers & D. Whittaker*

Problematic issues surrounding footfall excitation of floor slabs in buildings

*L. Nguyen & N. Haritos*

Study on the design method of story stiffness in the reinforced concrete dual structural systems

*W.X. Xu, W.S. Yang, J.G. Zhang & D.H. Yu*

Numerical simulation and experimental study for smart isolation control system based on LQR algorithm

*W.Q. Fu, W.Q. Tang & C.W. Zhang*

Dynamic modeling of magnetorheological elastomer base isolator based on extreme learning machine

*Y. Yu, Y. Li, J. Li, X. Gu & S. Royel*

A metric to measure the resilience of communities based on the seismic performance of buildings: A CBD perspective

*Q. Tao & Z. He*

Effect of damping on progressive collapse performance of structures

*J. Yu & C. Yin*

Mode-based equivalent method for seismic response analysis of soil column

*C. Li, Y. Yuan, J.Y. Yuan & H.T. Yu*

Uncertain dynamic instability analysis of column subject to axial load

*Y. Huang, A. Liu, D. Wu & W. Gao*

Structural health monitoring and damage identification, structural reliability and optimization

Fiber Bragg Grating monitoring in the gravel soil landslide experiment

*Y. Wang, L. Gao, Y.Y. Sun, Q.H. Zhang, J.L. Duan, Z.L. Zhang, X.D. Huang & Z.W. You*

Automation processing realization of internal force monitoring information of supporting structure of foundation pit

*L. Gao, Y. Wang, J.L. Duan, Y.Y. Sun, Q.H. Zhang, X. Rong, Z. Xiong & C. Ma*

Stress response and damage of a masonry structure subjected to ground motion induced by tunnel blasting using modal analysis method

*X. Guan, C.W. Zhang, P. Zhang, X. Wang & Z. Yang*

Development of an optimum maintenance strategy for infrastructure

*H. Baji, C.Q. Li & M. Mahmoodian*

Repair of corroded steel pipelines using CFRP

*M. Elchalakani & A. Karrech*

Vibration and structural performance of PC deteriorated girder under varying environmental conditions

*M.T. Ha & S. Fukada*

Temperature-based stiffness identification of Que-Ti’s in a historic Tibetan timber building

*Q.S. Yang, M.N. Lyu & X.Q. Zhu*

Study of ultrasonic guided waves inspection for arch bridge suspender cables based on SAFE

*P.F. Zhang, Z.F. Tang, F.Z. Lv, K.J. Yang & X.Y. Jiang*

Performance framework for modular construction

*L. Pham, E. Gad, S. Fernando & K. Hargroves*

Close-range photogrammetry for accurate deformation distribution measurement

*J.J. Wang, N. Gowripalan, J. Li & V.V. Nguyen*

Soil mechanics, foundation engineering and pavement technology

Fire-damaged flexible pavement deterioration under dynamic loading: A finite element study

*S. Fragomeni & R.C. van Staden*

Full-depth flexible pavement performance impacted by rainfall: Finite element analysis

*R.C. van Staden, S. Fragomeni & Y. Chen*

Numerical simulation of shear band on gradient plastic theory

*S. Hou, S. Guo & X. Du*

Dynamic soil-bridge interaction for incident plane waves

*S.L. Chen & J. Jin*

A constitutive model for size dependent behaviour of soils

*D.G. Phan, G.D. Nguyen & H.H. Bui*

Approach for calculating the stress response of transversely isotropic stratified soil

*Z.J. Han, X.W. Zhou & G. Lin*

Flexural behaviour of concrete pavements reinforced with geogrid materials

*A.S. Al-Hedad & M.N.S. Hadi*

Investigation of water seepage in multi-storey buildings by vibration measurements and moisture monitoring

*S.S.E. Lam, J.L. Fu, V. Wong & T.H.T. Chan*

Effects of particle shape on the collapse behaviour of a coarse grain material

*R. Mahinroosta, V. Oshtaghi & M. Li*

Experimental study on multi-layer composite pavement system under drop weight impacts

*J. Wu, X. Liu & C.W. Zhang*

Coastal and offshore structures, wave and wind loading

Microstructural effect on the marine corrosion of low-carbon steel weldments

*I.A. Chaves & R.E. Melchers*

On collapse of pipe-in-pipe systems under external pressure

*H. Karampour, M. Alrsai, H. Guan & F. Albermani*

Anti-roll motions control of semi-submersible platform using tuned rotary inertia damper system

*H. Liang, C.W. Zhang & L. Li*

In-plane crashworthiness of chiral honeycombs

*D. Gao & C.W. Zhang*

Natural frequency and sensitivity analysis of tripod foundation for offshore wind turbine

*J.H. Zhang, Q.Y. Wang, C.W. Zhang & D.W. Gao*

Fragility curves of existing offshore platforms against storm loads using Endurance Wave Analysis (EWA)

*M. Zeinoddini, H.M. Nikoo & Y. Yaghubi*

Non-linear irregular wave interaction with a tripile foundation

*R. Mo, M. Li & H.G. Kang*

Thermal effects and fire engineering

Tensile and shear behaviour of Hollo-Bolts at elevated temperatures

*Z. Tao, T.Y. Song & A. Razzazzadeh*

Effect of calcium aluminate cement on workability and compressive strength of fly ash geopolymer mortar cured at ambient temperature

*Y.F. Cao, Z. Tao, Z. Pan, T. Murphy & R. Wuhrer*

Study of class G well cement behavior under triaxial compression and flexure tests

*E. Arjomand, T. Bennett & G.D. Nguyen*

An investigation into the effect of exposed timber on thermal load

*C. Gorska Putynska, A. Law & J. Torero*

Fire performance of cold-formed steel stud walls lined with calcium silicate boards

*A.D. Ariyanayagam & M. Mahendran*

An investigation into temperature gradient effects on concrete performance at elevated temperatures

*Q.X. Le, V.T.N. Dao, C. Maluk, J. Torero & L. Bisby*

Efficiency of different intensity measures for probabilistic fire engineering

*M. Shrivastava, A.K. Abu, R.P. Dhakal & P.J. Moss*

Effect of transient thermal strain on the stability of shallow concrete arches

*Y. Bouras & Z. Vrcelj*

Spalling of concrete structural walls exposed to fire

*M. Hedayati, M. Sofi, P. Mendis & T.D. Ngo*

**VOLUME 2**

**Mini-symposiums**

Young experts mini-symposium on structural health monitoring

Sensor fault detection for structural health monitoring using dynamic independent component analysis

*H.B. Huang, T.H. Yi & H.N. Li*

Structure damage identification method based on statistical characteristics of the structural vibration response

*J.X. Yang, J.Q. Shu & L. Huang*

Steel bar corrosion monitoring based on encapsulated piezoelectric sensors

*Y. Xu, J. Zhou & Y.F. Zhao*

A performance-based service life design method for reinforced concrete structures under chloride environment

*D.H. Yang, T.H. Yi & G.P. Li*

Modal frequency-ambient condition pattern recognition by a novel machine learning algorithm

*H.Q. Mu, K.-V. Yuen & S.-C. Kuok*

Dynamic loading test and numerical simulation on reinforced concrete members

*G.X. Fan, H.Y. Guo, S.T. Yang, D.B. Wang & H. Zhang*

A LC oscillation method for stress measurement of steel strands

*B.N. Zhang, X.X. Li, C. Yuan & Z.M. Chen*

Analytical global sensitivity analysis for parameter selection in finite element model updating

*H.P. Wan & W.X. Ren*

A condition assessment method for the time-variant seismically isolated structure

*Y. Ding & L.N. Guo*

Power Spectral Density Transmissibility (PSDT): An effective tool towards operational modal analysis insensitive to natural excitation

*W.J. Yan, Q. Sun & W.X. Ren*

Impact load identification for composite structures using Bayesian regularization and artificial bee colony algorithm

*G. Yan & H. Sun*

Damage localization of long-span bridges based on stress influence lines and information fusion technique and its validation

*W.B. Yang, Z.W. Chen, Q.L. Cai, S.Y. Zhu & Q.F. Cheng*

CCD deflection monitoring system for Songjiazhuang cloverleaf junction

*B.H. Shan, L. Wang, X.Y. Huo, W.T. Yuan, Z.L. Xue & J.P. Ou*

Dynamic condensation approach to finite element model updating of large-scale structures

*S. Weng, W. Tian, H.P. Zhu, F.N. Li & Y. Xia*

Study about optical fiber force-testing ring for bridge cable force monitoring

*S.Y. Li, X.F. Zhao & D.S. Li*

Behaviors prediction of pre-pressed spring self-centering energy dissipation brace

*L.H. Xu, X.W. Fan & Z.X. Li*

Impact behavior of corroded RC beams

*O. Yang & M.J. Dai*

Design and application of structural health monitoring system for Dalian gymnasium

*L. Ren, T.H. Yi & H.N. Li*

Stationarity test of vibration signals with time-frequency surrogates

*Z.C. Wang, F. Wu & W.X. Ren*

Structural damage detection from a new damage index formed from displacement response

*X.Y. Li & K. Huang*

Mechanical behavior investigation of a novel 3D isolator made of shape memory alloy pseudo-rubber

*S.C. Li, H. Xu, H. Li, C.X. Mao & G.B. Zhao*

Structural damage detection using residual force and ICA

*Z.H. Ding, Z.R. Lv & J.K. Liu*

Artificial bee colony algorithm for structural damage identification in axially functionally graded beams

*R.Z. Yao, J.K. Liu & Z.R. Lu*

Structural damage identification of a bridge from a passing test vehicle using frequency domain method

*Y. Yang & B.Y.L. Jia*

Study on the two points-pasted reinforcement corrosion monitoring method based on FBG

*L. Sun, C.Y. Zhu, C. Chen & J. Li*

Numerical analysis and experimental study on ice-induced vibration of jacket ocean offshore platform with rocking column

*J.G. Zhang & F.F. Liu*

Fatigue cracking identification of reinforced concrete bridges using vision-based sensing technology

*X.W. Ye & C.Z. Dong*

Experimental study on structural measurements analysis for finite element model updating

*H. Song, B. Wu & L.R. Zhou*

The study on the durability of GFRP rebars when sustaining load

*J.W. Tu, A. Almansoor & D.L. Guo*

Development of Elasto-Magneto-Electric (EME) sensor for steel cable force monitoring

*R. Zhang, Y.F. Duan, Y. Zhao, Y.Z. Luo, S.W. Or & K.Q. Fan*

Deflection identification of a pre-stressed concrete continuous beam bridge

*Z. Chen, Y.D. Tian, Q. Xia, P.J. Li, Y.F. Zhang, Z.S. Wu & J. Zhang*

Monitoring and seismic response analysis of long irregular base-isolated structure including temperature effect

*W.R. Li, W.Z. Zheng, Y.F. Du, H. Li & H. Wang*

Slope stability analysis and early warning via WSN technique

*Z. Lu, C.Y. Liu, X.S. Han & J.D. Peng*

The effects of service environment on health monitoring of concrete structures using smart aggregates

*D.J. Zou, C.C. Du & T.J. Liu*

Long-term performance analysis of structural key elements using monitoring data

*W. Lu, L.H. Qiu & J. Teng*

Structural health monitoring and performance evaluation of a large diameter bored pile with distributed fiber optic sensors

*D.S. Xu*

Effect of seismic duration and safety margin on structural dynamic reliability

*Z.H. Zhang, X.Y. Wu & W.J. Yang*

Damping effect on vortex-induced vibration of stay cable using cross ties installed with damper

*M. Liu & W.H. Yang*

Study on damage diagnosis indices fusion for long-span suspension bridges under ambient vibration

*J.J. Zhu, L.X. Wang, H. Jiang & X.Y. Li*

Stochastic modelling of fatigue crack evolutions in composite blades of offshore wind turbines

*C. Zhang & H.P. Chen*

Compressive sensing system based on random demodulation for structural health monitoring

*D. Liang, X. Li & Z.F. Fan*

Guided wave-based structural health monitoring of the full-scale composite aircraft tail in static test

*Y.S. Wang, H. Sun & X.L. Qing*

Study on resisting-high-strain performance of piezoelectric transducer

*H. Sun, Y.S. Wang & X.L. Qing*

Entropy change research of concrete cracking evolution based on dissipative structure

*C.S. Xiang, F.C. Mao, J.S. Cheng, Y. Zhou, M.D. Li & L.X. Wang*

System identification of an in-service utility-scale wind turbine tower for vibration-based structural health monitoring

*K.S. Dai, Y. Wang, Y. Xu, W. Zhu & J. Liu*

Damage identification of simply supported beam subjected to moving force

*W.Y. He, S. Zhu & W.X. Ren*

Reconstruction of distributed wind load on structures from response samples

*S.Q. Wu & J. Zhu*

Establish equivalent model for structure damage detection based on the main navigation channel of Donghai bridge

*H.W. Huang, H.J. Li & X. Chu*

Steady suction-based aerodynamic control for suppressing vortex induced vibration of a bridge deck section

*D.B. Xin, H.F. Zhang & J.P. Ou*

Numerical simulation of wind field on the site of a long-span bridge located in mountainous area based on WRF

*Y. Han, L. Shen & C.S. Cai*

Research on the cable clamp control method of wake galloping on the straddle sling of suspension bridges

*P. Guo, S.L. Li & D.W. Wang*

Mitigation of wind-induced vibration of a multi-tower building using tuned mass damper

*X. Chen, A.Q. Li, Z.Q. Zhang & P. Sun*

Wind–induced vibration control and energy harvesting of buildings via a regenerative electromagnetic tuned mass damper

*H.X. Sun, Y.F. Luo & X.Y. Wang*

Research of the temperature effects on strain response in the steel-truss arch railway bridge using FIR filtering

*H.W. Zhao, Y.L. Ding & A.Q. Li*

Research on regional sensitivity of dynamic response for long span suspension bridge based on SHM data

*C.Q. Miao, H.F. You & H.B. Zhu*

Operational modal analysis and full-scale test of a 13-storey new precast superimposed slab shear wall building

*Y.C. Ni, X.L. Lu & W.S. Lu*

A multi-objective firefly algorithm for wireless sensor placement in structural health monitoring

*G.D. Zhou & M.X. Xie*

Turbulent wind characteristics of tropical cyclones based on a revised uniform analysis framework

*L.X. Li, T. Wu, Y.Q. Xiao & L.L. Song*

Wind induced vibrations of vertical hangers of a long-span suspension bridge considering the interference of upstream tower column

*W.L. Chen, D.L. Gao & H. Li*

Influence of subway traffic induced vibration study for surface wave based nonintrusive monitoring

*K.S. Dai, K. Liu, X.F. Li, Y.F. Weng, L.G. Huang, X. Zhao & Q.Y. You*

Damping ratios identification by sensitivity-based model updating: Experimental investigation

*J. Li, H. Hao & G. Fan*

Improved CoC matrix for damage detection with general white noise excitation

*S.S. Law & Y. Hui*

Aqueduct leakage monitoring based on an image difference algorithm: Preliminary experimental validation

*Y.H. An, Z.Z. Wang & J.P. Ou*

Structural health monitoring: Theories and application

Decentralized damage detection for nonlinear structures

*P.H. Ni & Y. Xia*

Comparison of statistical and non-statistical artificial neural network methods for damage detection using modal data

*K.H. Padil & N. Bakhary*

System identification of nonlinear structures by a substructuring method

*S. Weng, F. Gao, H.P. Zhu, W. Tian, Y.Y. Yan & F.N. Li*

Planning and managing uncertainties in known broadband input vibration test

*C.T. Ng & S.K. Au*

Bayesian approach for characterizing wind-induced displacement responses of bridge using structural health monitoring data

*Y.Q. Ni & Y.W. Wang*

Nonlinear joint model updating using static load test results

*P.P. Yuan, Z.C. Wang, W.X. Ren & X. Yang*

Sensitivity analysis of stress influence line-based damage indices application to long-span bridges: Preliminary study

*L.Y. Mo, Z.W. Chen, S.Y. Zhu & Q.F. Cheng*

Application of the impedance-based technique for damage diagnosis on tunnel segment structure

*H.P. Zhu, D.M. Ai & H. Luo*

Vibration and deformation monitoring of a long-span rigid-frame bridge with distributed long-gauge sensors

*Y.D. Tian, X. Zhang & J. Zhang*

Prediction of crack propagation by vector form intrinsic finite element method

*Y.F. Duan, S.M. Wang, R.Z. Wang, C.Y. Wang & E.C. Ting*

Experimental study about damage identification for underground structure based on frequency response function

*S.N. Wang, H. Luo & H.P. Zhu*

Simultaneous identification of moving forces and structural damages by L1/2 regularization method

*C.D. Pan & L. Yu*

Damage identification of monopile offshore wind structures using data fusion of acceleration and angular velocity

*S.-H. Sim, E. Kim & J.-W. Park*

Concrete crack assessment using unmanned aerial vehicle

*H. Kim & S.-H. Sim*

Large scale neural network for damage detection in civil engineering structures

*D. Darsono, K. Park & M. Torbol*

Bridge deflection estimation using multi-channel acceleration measurement

*T. Nagayama & C. Zhang*

Vibration monitoring of expressway viaducts and comparative analysis of their dynamic characteristics

*M. Kuleli, T. Nagayama & D. Su*

Investigating feasibility of drive-by bridge monitoring by laboratory experiments

*C.W. Kim, K.C. Chang, S. Inoue, S. Hasegawa & P.J. McGetrick*

Dynamic response based damage detection for beam-like structures using deep learning

*Y.Z. Lin & H.W. Ma*

Threshold selection method for GDP model based on estimated strain extreme values of bridge due to vehicle loads

*X. Yang, J. Zhang & W.X. Ren*

An experimental study of a nonlinear piezoelectric energy harvester

*W. Shen, Z. Huang & H.P. Zhu*

Operational modal analysis for structural health monitoring

*H.F. Lam, J.H. Yang & J. Hu*

Time series-based structural safety diagnosis using statistical process control of root mean square

*H. Yu, H.P. Zhu, F. Gao & S. Weng*

Australian network of structural health monitoring

Analysis of stress effect on Lamb wave propagation in isotropic plates

*C.T. Ng, M. Mohabuth & A. Kotousov*

Dynamic performance assessment of a novel pultruded fibre-reinforced polymer footbridge

*J.W. Ngan, C. Caprani, E. Ahmadi & Y. Bai*

Static performance assessment of a novel pultruded fibre-reinforced polymer footbridge

*S.H. Zhang, C. Caprani, S. Satasivam & Y. Bai*

Useful tips for automated model updating of medium rise buildings

*K.A.T.L. Kodikara, T.H.T. Chan, A. Nguyen & D.P. Thambiratnam*

Simulation of various damage scenarios using finite element modelling for structural health monitoring systems

*V.V. Nguyen, J. Li, Y. Yu, U. Dackermann & M.M. Alamdari*

Development of a portable NDE system with advanced signal processing and machine learning for health condition diagnosis of in-service timber utility poles

*Y. Yu, J. Li, U. Dackermann & M. Subhani*

Ultrasonic monitoring of infrastructure: Comparison of conventional and laser systems

*S. Majhi, A. Mukherjee, V. Karaganov & B. Uy*

Utilizing smartphones for geospatial data collection and construction set out surveying

*A.M. Lee, S. Majhi & A. Mukherjee*

Railway track condition monitoring using dynamic measurements on in-service vehicles

*X.Q. Zhu, S.S. Law & B. Samali*

Infrastructure resilience to earthquake actions

Seismic response of secondary structures located at different levels of a building

*E. Lim & N. Chouw*

Experimental investigation of long span transmission tower-line system subjected to non-uniform seismic excitations

*L. Tian, X. Gai, Y.H. Niu & R.S. Ma*

Cyclic load responses of RC hollow bridge columns

*Y.L. Zhou & Q. Han*

Composite optimal control for the seismic response of a long-span triple-tower suspension bridge

*H. Wang, Y.F. Wu, B. Sha, K.M. Bi & A.Q. Li*

Effect of pile type and pile head fixity on the seismic response of a 5 × 5 pile-raft system embedded in a soft clay subjected to far-field ground motions

*L. Zhang & H.B. Liu*

Response spectrum analysis of a high-pier railway bridge subjected to multiple support excitations

*H.Y. Jia, X.L. Du, D.P. Guo, S.X. Zheng & L.P. Li*

Theoretical investigation of vertical pounding phenomenon between girder and support under near-fault vertical ground motions

*H. Yang, J. Yang & X. Yin*

Numerical study of using RFHDS connected PIP system to mitigate earthquake induced subsea pipeline vibrations

*K.M. Bi & H. Hao*

Demoting splitting crack formation in confined concrete by silica fume

*A.A. Roslee, D. Fernando & J.C.M. Ho*

Seismic retrofit assessment of cable-stayed bridges with cable-sliding friction aseismic bearing

*J. Zhong, H.P. Wan, W.X. Ren & W.C. Yuan*

An introduction of tools for evaluating the influence of building codes on the level of earthquake fatalities globally

*J.E. Daniell, F. Wenzel, A. Werner, A.M. Schaefer & H.H. Tsang*

Numerical and experimental investigation into friction devices installed between concrete columns and steel beams

*R.W.K. Chan & B. Hu*

Seismic vulnerability assessment of irregular reinforced concrete buildings in Australia

*A. Mehdipanah, E. Lumantarna, N.T.K. Lam, H. Goldsworthy, H.H. Tsang, J.L. Wilson & E. Gad*

Ultimate drift prediction models of rectangular squat reinforced concrete shear walls

*D.T.W. Looi, R.K.L. Su, B. Cheng & M.J. Zhou*

Simplified dynamic analysis of reinforced concrete tall buildings using Timoshenko beam model

*R.K.L. Su, K.C. Liu & D.T.W. Looi*

Dynamic analysis of continuous multi-span bridge structure under the effect of travellingseismic waves

*P.L. Ng, J.S. Du & H. Zheng*

Vulnerability assessment of heritage masonry building to mine blasting and earthquake

*H.H. Tsang, E. Gad, J.L. Wilson & J.W. Jordan*

Annualised collapse risk of soft-storey building with precast RC columns in Australia

*H.H. Tsang, E. Lumantarna, N.T.K. Lam, J.L. Wilson & E. Gad*

Analytical development of seismic retrofit technique for RC beam-column joint using single diagonal haunch

*A. Zabihi, H.H. Tsang, E. Gad & J.L. Wilson*

Infrastructure applications of FRP composites

Impact performance of concrete beams externally bonded with carbon FRP sheets

*A. Remennikov, M. Goldston & M.N. Sheikh*

Developing towards best natural fibre composite for structural applications—a review

*M.R.R. Rasappagari & Y. Zhuge*

Experimental investigations on bonded sleeve connection joining GFRP beams and columns

*Z. Zhang, Y. Bai, F. Luo, C. Wu & X. Xiao*

The influence of arching action on BFRP reinforced SCC deck slabs in Thompson bridge

*Y. Zheng, S. Taylor, M. Sonebi & D. Robinson*

Experimental study on mechanical behaviours of CFRP-steel composite plates under uniaxial tension

*Y.L. Wang, Y.Y. Li, J.P. Ou & Q.F. Xu*

Concrete-encased steel columns confined with large rupture strain FRP composites: Axial compression tests

*L. Huang, S.S. Zhang, T. Yu & Z.Y. Wang*

Hybrid FRP-concrete-steel multi-tube concrete columns: Stub column tests

*T. Yu, C.W. Chan, L. Teh & J.G. Teng*

Behavior of FRP confined ultrahigh-strength concrete columns under axial compression: An experimental study

*S. Jiang, D. Fernando, J.C.M. Ho & M. Heitzmann*

Sensors and instrumentation for infrastructural monitoring and assessment

Numerical simulation for real-time broken rail detection based on ultrasonic guided waves

*Y.J. Ma, R. Lin, Y.L. Wen, J. Wu & H.W. Ma*

Optical fibre sensor with 3D printed package configuration: A potential revolution of structural strain testing

*Y. Wang, M. Vidakovic, R. Scott, Q. Wu, T. Sun & K.T.V. Grattan*

Design and implementation of stress measurement system for steel structures members

*J.B. He, Z.H. Li, J. Teng & Y. Wang*

Material degradation for carbon fiber/phenolic composites subject to lightning strikes

*P.A. Lendrum, C. Yang, K. Fu, L. Chang & L. Ye*

The influence of white Gaussian noise on duffing system

*J. Wu, Y. Wang, W.W. Zhang & H.W. Ma*

Research on pipeline chaos detection based on ultrasonic guided wave

*Y.L. Wen & H.W. Ma*

A rail head inspection method based on ultrasonic guided wave testing

*R. Lin, Y.L. Wen, Y.J. Ma & H.W. Ma*

Structural stability, vibration and optimization

Thermal buckling and free vibration of thermo-electro-mechanically loaded piezoelectric FG-CNTRC beams

*H.L. Wu, S. Kitipornchai & J. Yang*

A probabilistic approach for characterisation of multiple cracks in beams using guided waves

*C.T. Ng & S. He*

Postbuckling of shear deformable sandwich beam with a functionally graded porous metal foam core

*D. Chen, S. Kitipornchai & J. Yang*

Finite element analysis on free vibration of polymer composite beams reinforced with graphene platelets

*N.H. Chu, C. Feng, J. Yang & S. Kitipornchai*

Unified stochastic and non-stochastic free vibration analysis of structure

*J. Feng, D. Wu, W. Gao & G. Li*

Unified stochastic and nonstochastic nonlinear analysis of composite steel concrete arch structures

*B. Wu, D. Wu, W. Gao & Y.L. Pi*

An improved Nelder-Mead algorithm for optimization problem on structural damage detection

*Z.P. Chen & L. Yu*

Unified stochastic and non-stochastic static analysis of structures

*D. Wu, W. Gao & S. Tangaramvong*

Dynamic buckling analysis of beams including damping effect

*K. Gao, D. Wu, W. Gao & C. Song*

Operational modal analysis of a reinforced concrete factory building in Hong Kong

*H.F. Lam, J.H. Yang & J. Hu*

Cemented materials for construction

Performance of low calcium fly ash geopolymer concrete with steel furnace slag coarse aggregate

*M. Khan, A. Castel, A. Akbarnezhad, S.J. Foster & M. Smith*

Precision of existing hydration heat models for Portland cement in capturing the effects of supplementary cementitious materials and retarders

*M. Gharehchaei, A. Akbarnezhad, H. Lazenby, A. Castel, R. Lloyd & S.J. Foster*

Compressive strength of geopolymer pastes subjected to microwave curing

*A. Graytee & J. Sanjayan*

Behavior of high performance concrete two way slabs in punching shear for fixed edge condition

*S.R. Hanchate, S. Chundupalle, V.G. Ghorpade & T.C. Venkata Reddy*

Optimising the amounts of microsilica and nanosilica in concrete using response surface method

*Z. Manzoor, S. Barbhuiya, F. Shaikh & D. Cheema*

Challenges in the area of sustainable construction with microbially induced carbonate precipitation

*M. Li & V. Achal*

Wind loading, risk and vulnerability

Damage and losses in engineered buildings from wind and rain

*D.J. Henderson, D. Smith, G.N. Boughton, D.J. Falck & J.D. Ginger*

Tool to evaluate the resilience of buildings to severe wind events

*G.N. Boughton, D.J. Falck & D.J. Henderson*

Review of internal pressures in buildings

*M.T. Humphreys, J.D. Ginger & D.J. Henderson*

Correlation of peak wind loads at batten-truss connections

*K.I. Parackal, J.D. Ginger & D.J. Henderson*

Three-dimensional modelling of the timber-framed house to uplift loading

*N. Satheeskumar, D.J. Henderson, J.D. Ginger & C.-H. Wang*

Inter-building and intra-building aerodynamic correlations of linked buildings

*B.R. Kim, K.T. Tse & Y. Tamura*

Cyclone damage assessment considering non-stationarity in cyclone actions

*C. Wang , H. Zhang & Q.W. Li*

Simulation of wind and wave loading via the spectral equal area random phase method

*N. Haritos*