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# Advances in Engineering Materials, Structures and Systems: Innovations, Mechanics and Applications

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## ABSTRACT

**Advances in Engineering Materials, Structures and Systems: Innovations, Mechanics and Applications** comprises 411 papers that were presented at SEMC 2019, the Seventh International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 2 to 4 September 2019. The subject matter reflects the broad scope of SEMC conferences, and covers a wide variety of engineering materials (both traditional and innovative) and many types of structures.

The many topics featured in these Proceedings can be classified into six broad categories that deal with: (i) the mechanics of materials and fluids (elasticity, plasticity, flow through porous media, fluid dynamics, fracture, fatigue, damage, delamination, corrosion, bond, creep, shrinkage, etc); (ii) the mechanics of structures and systems (structural dynamics, vibration, seismic response, soil-structure interaction, fluid-structure interaction, response to blast and impact, response to fire, structural stability, buckling, collapse behaviour); (iii) the numerical modelling and experimental testing of materials and structures (numerical methods, simulation techniques, multi-scale modelling, computational modelling, laboratory testing, field testing, experimental measurements); (iv) innovations and special structures (nanostructures, adaptive structures, smart structures, composite structures, bio-inspired structures, shell structures, membranes, space structures, lightweight structures, long-span structures, tall buildings, wind turbines, etc); (v) design in traditional engineering materials (steel, concrete, steel-concrete composite, aluminium, masonry, timber, glass); (vi) the process of structural engineering (conceptualisation, planning, analysis, design, optimization, construction, assembly, manufacture, testing, maintenance, monitoring, assessment, repair, strengthening, retrofitting, decommissioning).

The SEMC 2019 Proceedings will be of interest to civil, structural, mechanical, marine and aerospace engineers. Researchers, developers, practitioners and academics in these disciplines will find them useful. Two versions of the papers are available. Short versions, intended to be concise but self-contained summaries of the full papers, are in this printed book. The full versions of the papers are in the e-book.

## TABLE OF CONTENTS

part 1|28 pages

Keynotes

chapter |6 pages

#### Using fabric to shape appropriate FRP-reinforced concrete structures

chapter |5 pages

#### Application, behaviour and design of high performance steel-concrete composite structures

part 2|122 pages

Dynamic analysis, vibration response, vibration control, environmental vibrations, human-induced vibrations

chapter |6 pages

#### A surrogate model for vibration transmission in layered soil

chapter |6 pages

#### An efficient semi-analytical procedure for assessing aeolian vibrations of overhead transmission lines

chapter |6 pages

#### On the analysis of passive vibration mitigation of nose landing gears

chapter |6 pages

#### An iterative linear matrix inequality controller-design strategy for H ∞ structural vibration control

chapter |6 pages

#### Inhomogeneous beam-like models for the dynamic analysis of multi-storey buildings

chapter |8 pages

#### FEM modeling of different factors affecting the cross wind direction vibrations of a tall building steel spire

chapter |4 pages

#### Dynamic analysis of unbalanced rotary machine support structures considering the effect of loading on the geometric stiffness

chapter |6 pages

#### Hybrid approach for the assessment of vibrations and re-radiated noise in buildings due to railway traffic: Concept and preliminary validation

chapter |6 pages

#### Evaluating the effect of vibration isolation mats on train-induced ground vibrations

chapter |8 pages

#### Analysis of vibrations on the historical structures induced by technical seismicity

chapter |6 pages

#### Ground-borne vibrations induced by pile driving: Prediction based on numerical approach

chapter |6 pages

#### Offshore pile driving noise: Capability of numerical prediction models and ways to consider new technologies

chapter |6 pages

#### Surrogate models for the prediction of SFSI relevance in earthquake-induced vibrations of buildings: A case study

chapter |6 pages

#### A surrogate model to describe uncertainties in wood floor modal frequencies

chapter |6 pages

#### Influence of uncertain parameters on modal properties of wood floors

chapter |5 pages

#### Human induced vibration of staircases: Measurements and analysis

chapter |6 pages

#### Dynamic analysis of a steel footbridge under running pedestrians

chapter |6 pages

#### Serviceability assessment of a pedestrian bridge: Concrete vs. GFRP composite deck

part 3|92 pages

Seismic response, seismic analysis, earthquake-resistant design

chapter |7 pages

#### A rational methodology for the design of linked compound shear walls in tall buildings in high-seismic regions

chapter |6 pages

#### A frame structure with elastically embedded diaphragms for regions with increased seismicity

chapter |6 pages

#### The influence of spatial variations of mass eccentricities on the earthquake induced torsion in buildings

chapter |6 pages

#### The effect of the rupture distance of the earthquake on the seismic response of wind turbine support towers

chapter |5 pages

#### Numerical prediction of out-of-plane instability in RC walls subject to in-plane cyclic loading

chapter |5 pages

#### Experimental evaluation of CFS braced-truss shear wall under cyclic loading

chapter |6 pages

#### Effect of shear modulus and shape factor on the performance of prototype un-bonded fibre reinforced elastomeric isolators

chapter |6 pages

#### Evaluation of FEMA P-58 overturning fragility curves for freestanding building components

chapter |3 pages

#### The ‘skeleton curve’ as a tool for seismic risk analyses of buildings

chapter |6 pages

#### Seismic assessment of a U-beam composite material footbridge under earthquake sequence

chapter |6 pages

#### Benefits of submodeling in dynamic analysis of an integral bridge

chapter |6 pages

#### The analysis of damage evolution in a gravity dam under a seismic shock

chapter |6 pages

#### A case study for sloshing phenomenon in a cylindrical tank under seismic events: Numerical modeling and comparison with current regulations

chapter |6 pages

#### Seismic behaviour of Gothic transversal arcades: A preliminary parametric investigation

part 4|126 pages

Material modelling, multi-scale modelling, porous media, composite materials, functionally graded materials

chapter |6 pages

#### Modelling of nonlinear concrete behaviour – microplane and phase-field approaches

chapter |6 pages

#### Two-scale modelling of reinforced concrete deep beams: Choice of unit cell and comparison with single-scale modelling

chapter |6 pages

#### A multiphase material model considering strain-induced crystallisation in polymers

chapter |6 pages

#### Bloch-based and homogenization procedures for investigating wave propagation periodic poroelastic structures

chapter |4 pages

#### On the simulation of fracking processes in porous media by use of a phase-field approach

chapter |5 pages

#### Hydrogels – a macroscopic approach based on microscopic physics

chapter |6 pages

#### A finite element formulation for freezing and thawing processes of ice within the framework of the TPM

chapter |5 pages

#### Comparative study on time-integrator schemes in a least-squares sea ice finite element formulation

chapter |5 pages

#### Transition of the variational sensitivity analysis to polymorphic uncertainty quantification to soil investigations

chapter |4 pages

#### A multiscale and multiphase model for the description of function-perfusion processes in the human liver

chapter |5 pages

#### A hyperelastic biphasic fiber reinforced model of articular cartilage incorporating the influences of osmotic pressure and damage

chapter |6 pages

#### Nonlocal simulation of failure evolution with MD and MPM: A case study

chapter |6 pages

#### 3D truss model for large deformations and large strains: Nonlinear formulation and continuum mechanical aspects

chapter |5 pages

#### Invariant-free hyperelasticity using a fourth-order structural tensor approach

chapter |1 pages

#### Novel vistas on the foundations of peridynamics

chapter |4 pages

#### A semi-analytical method of solution of contact problems on indentation of coated elastic and electroelastic piezoelectric solids

chapter |6 pages

#### On nonlinear thermo-magneto-electro-elasticity and FE analysis of magneto-electro-elastic structures

chapter |6 pages

#### Computational modelling of the dynamics of sea ice in the Antarctic marginal ice zone

chapter |6 pages

#### A review on modelling of brine transport mechanisms in sea ice

chapter |5 pages

#### A rational framework for dynamic homogenization at finite wavelengths and frequencies

part 5|78 pages

Micromechanics of advanced materials and processes, manufacturing processes, assembly processes

chapter |4 pages

#### Deformation characteristics in 6h silicon carbide – effects of length scale and irradiation

chapter |4 pages

#### Modelling the temperature and strain-rate effects of extruded magnesium alloy accounting for deformation slip and twinning

chapter |4 pages

#### Plastic deformation micro-mechanisms in magnesium and its alloys

chapter |5 pages

#### Mapping high temperature strain localisation in steel weldments using digital image correlation

chapter |4 pages

#### Initiation and growth of short cracks in a nickel-based single crystal superalloy

chapter |5 pages

#### Optimising the performance of interference-fitted work rolls

chapter |6 pages

#### Improved structural mechanics simulation by considering residual stress and strain properties from metal forming simulation

chapter |2 pages

#### Vibration-assisted robotic machining in advanced materials

chapter |4 pages

#### Relation between part curvature and warpage in injection molding process

chapter |5 pages

#### Influence of material properties on spontaneous buckling of thin-walled injection molded parts

chapter |6 pages

#### 3-D-printing with steel: Additive manufacturing of connection elements

chapter |6 pages

#### The influence of material temperature on the in-print strength and stability of a 3D print mortar

chapter |6 pages

#### FEM modelling of digitally printed concrete structures using 3D extrusion

chapter |6 pages

#### Modelling crack-tip behaviour in a directionally solidified nickel alloy under fatigue-oxidation conditions

chapter |4 pages

#### Evaluation of the adhesive bonding of aluminum alloys produced by Hot Form Quenching for automotive applications

part 6|76 pages

Composite structures, laminated structures, sandwich structures

chapter |6 pages

#### Finite element modeling of CFRP fuselage panels under high velocity transverse impact loading

chapter |7 pages

#### From buckliphobes to buckliphiles: Recent developments in exploiting positive virtues of instability

chapter |6 pages

#### Optimal location of active piezoelectric sensors and actuators for noise reduction in composite sandwich panels

chapter |6 pages

#### Multiscale nanocomposites and laminates reinforced by carbon nanotubes and fibres

chapter |6 pages

#### A similarity transformation leading to an exact transfer matrix for the composite beam-column with refined zigzag kinematics: A benchmark example

chapter |6 pages

#### Compressive behaviour of carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic lattice structures

chapter |6 pages

#### Axial and flexional behaviour of elastic nano-beams by stress-driven two-phase elasticity

chapter |6 pages

#### Multilayer composite beam-column with refined zigzag kinematics resting on variable two-parameter foundation

chapter |6 pages

#### Design and multi-objective optimization of a composite impact attenuator for a Formula Student car

chapter |6 pages

#### Isotropic and orthotropic parameter identification from full field bulge inflation tests on PVC-coated polyester

chapter |6 pages

#### Flexural response of composite fibre cement sheeting-cementitious polystyrene sandwich panels

chapter |7 pages

#### Nonlinear static FE-analysis of smart piezolaminated FGM shells at finite rotations

part 7|50 pages

Numerical schemes, numerical simulations, computing, finite element modelling, finite element analysis

chapter |6 pages

#### Simulation of buoyancy-driven fracture propagation using the displacement discontinuity boundary element method

chapter |6 pages

#### Chances of real-time simulation in FE analyses with conventional hardware

chapter |6 pages

#### Evaluating artificial neural networks and quantum computing for solving mechanical boundary value problems

chapter |6 pages

#### An efficient Latin hypercube sampling for probabilistic nonlinear finite element analysis of reinforced concrete structures

chapter |6 pages

#### Finite element analysis of concrete members reinforced with GFRP reinforcements

chapter |6 pages

#### Numerical simulation of carbon reinforced concrete structures and uncertain data

chapter |5 pages

#### A 3D beam element to study torsion of steel open sections exposed to fire

chapter |7 pages

#### Friction moments of ball joint supports used in structural test rigs subjected to cyclic loading

part 8|94 pages

Damage mechanics, damage modelling, fracture, fatigue

chapter |6 pages

#### Prediction of the initial fatigue crack location of automatically welded tubular joints for jacket support structures

chapter |6 pages

#### FE modeling of fracture in quasi-brittle material

chapter |6 pages

#### Virtual testing of plasticity effects on fatigue crack initiation

chapter |5 pages

#### Cyclic properties of P91 steel at variable temperatures

chapter |4 pages

#### The effects of aspect ratio and bi-axial loading on the initiation of plastic deformation in three-dimensional semi-elliptical effects

chapter |4 pages

#### A study on delamination onset and propagation in CFRP beam specimens with mechanical coupling

chapter |5 pages

#### Fatigue analysis of a vehicle using vibration modes

chapter |6 pages

#### Modelling of discrete cracks in reinforced concrete plates with the Strong Discontinuity Approach (SDA)

chapter |6 pages

#### Microstructural analysis of crack growth caused by static and dynamic loads in a carbon fiber reinforced cement paste

chapter |5 pages

#### Effects of impactor mass on pultruded profiles subjected to low-velocity impacts

chapter |4 pages

#### Finite element modelling of tensile reinforcement laps in steel fibre reinforced concrete

chapter |6 pages

#### Finite element modelling of steel/concrete bond for corroded reinforcement

chapter |6 pages

#### Theoretical fatigue response of plantain fiber based composites in structural applications

chapter |6 pages

#### A phase field modeling of dynamic brittle fracture at finite strains

chapter |6 pages

#### Strain-based approach to fatigue crack initiation on high-strength-steel welded joints under multiaxial loading

chapter |6 pages

#### Experimental investigation of water leakages through a longitudinal crack due to expansion of the pipe material under pressure

part 9|83 pages

Renewable energy structures, fluid-structure interaction

chapter |6 pages

#### Efficient time-domain hydrodynamic model for floating offshore wind turbines using rational approximations

chapter |6 pages

#### Modal dynamics of a three-bladed tri-rotor wind turbine

chapter |6 pages

#### The influence of uncertain soil conditions on the dynamic response of offshore wind turbines using an efficient time-domain model

chapter |6 pages

#### Structural vibration considerations for the design of onshore piled wind turbine foundations

chapter |6 pages

#### Influence of geometry on the dynamic behaviour of steel tubular towers for onshore wind turbines

chapter |6 pages

#### Experiment research of basin tuned and particle damper for wind turbine tower on shaker

chapter |6 pages

#### Dynamic response analysis of spar-type floating wind turbines against ship collision

chapter |6 pages

#### Effect of coupling with internal and external fluids on the mechanical behavior of aerostats

chapter |6 pages

#### Nonlinear fluid-structure interaction of a restrained slender body of revolution at high angles of attack

chapter |6 pages

#### Vibration fatigue analysis of liquid-filled pipelines considering fluid-structure interaction

part 10|76 pages

Blast, impact, shock and explosion loading

chapter |6 pages

#### Near-field blast loading and transient target response: A collaboration between Sheffield and Cape Town

chapter |6 pages

#### Numerical evaluation of simple blast wall system to be used in developing countries

chapter |6 pages

#### Numerical simulation of underwater subway tunnel subjected to internal blast loading

chapter |6 pages

#### Response of a structural target to an explosive charge incorporating foreign objects

chapter |5 pages

#### Comparison of curved GFRE foam sandwich panels response to close-proximity air-blast loading: Influence of curvature and load direction

chapter |4 pages

#### Investigation into the effect of V-tip radius on the blast performance of steel V-plates

chapter |6 pages

#### Simulation of ATD pelvic response of an under body blast

chapter |5 pages

#### Dynamic response of blast loaded metal plates with composite beam stiffeners

chapter |6 pages

#### Crash analysis of foam and concrete filled automatic retractable bollard under vehicle impact

chapter |5 pages

#### Assessment of deformation pattern and energy absorption capacity of a novel fourfold-tube nested system under oblique impact loading

chapter |6 pages

#### Blast mitigation of reinforced concrete hollow core slabs using CFRP as externally bonded reinforcement

chapter |7 pages

#### Experimental response of S2-glass fibre reinforced composites subjected to localised blast loading

part 11|66 pages

Stability of beams, columns and thin-walled sections

chapter |6 pages

#### Complementary shear and transversal elongation modes in Generalized Beam Theory (GBT) for thin-walled circular cross-sections

chapter |6 pages

#### On stability and load-bearing capacity of thin-walled composite profiles subjected to eccentric compression

chapter |5 pages

#### Stiffening strategies for perforated plate girders under shear loading

chapter |6 pages

#### Optical experimental investigations of thin-walled channel beams with non-standard flange

chapter |6 pages

#### Effects of large displacements on the flexural-torsional buckling resistance of steel H-section beam-columns

chapter |6 pages

#### Stabilization effect on portal frames given by stressed skin action of sandwich panels

chapter |4 pages

#### On the lateral-torsional buckling of non-uniform C-beams

chapter |3 pages

#### Main influences on the shape of failure of large-scale buckling tests under biaxial stresses

chapter |6 pages

#### On LTB predictions using equivalent geometric imperfection modeling

chapter |5 pages

#### Experimental investigation of distortional-lateral torsional buckling interaction of single channels restrained by angle cleats

part 12|86 pages

Plates, shells, membranes, cables, cable-stayed structures, lightweight structures, space structures

chapter |5 pages

#### Structural system design of spatial and shell structures by means of Album of Spatial Structures (ALOSS)

chapter |6 pages

#### Details and assembly of two cladded double curved cable net roofs

chapter |6 pages

#### Sandwich panels in buildings: Core, structure and design

chapter |6 pages

#### Frequencies of vibrations of a spherical shell with all-around pressure

chapter |5 pages

#### Thermal post-buckling behavior of functionally graded plates with nonlinear temperature distribution

chapter |6 pages

#### Buckling of parabolic ogival toroidal vessels under external pressure

chapter |6 pages

#### Validation of a numerically inflated polyethylene bag

chapter |6 pages

#### The human body: An instantaneously and dynamically self-equilibrating tensegrity structure

chapter |5 pages

#### Paper-based water tower for post-disaster emergency scenarios

chapter |6 pages

#### Non-linear analysis of tall telecommunication towers in South Africa

chapter |6 pages

#### A new mechanical model for metallic wire ropes

chapter |5 pages

#### High-strength composite materials in design process of tensegrity structures

part 13|81 pages

Adaptive structures, smart structures

chapter |6 pages

#### Concentric joint connectors for form-changing space frames

chapter |6 pages

#### Manufacturing, optimization and design of electroactive CNT-actuators for adaptive building envelopes

chapter |6 pages

#### Integrating structure and control design using tensegrity paradigm

chapter |5 pages

#### Optimal prestress design of the band gap dynamics in tensegrity metamaterials

chapter |5 pages

#### Actuation of structural concrete elements under bending stress with integrated fluidic actuators

chapter |6 pages

#### Structures that adapt to loads through large shape changes: Design and optimization

chapter |6 pages

#### Design of thermally deformable laminates using machine learning

chapter |5 pages

#### The integration of actuation concepts and adaptive elements into an experimental high-rise building

chapter |6 pages

#### Design and control of adaptive tensegrity sunscreens

chapter |6 pages

#### Design and development of a morphing wing utilising flexible materials

chapter |5 pages

#### Characterization of variable stiffness joints for adaptive structures

chapter |5 pages

#### Design and optimization of pre-tension forces in cable-stayed bridges

part 14|83 pages

Cold-formed steel structures, stainless steel structures, aluminium structures

chapter |6 pages

#### Testing and analysis of shear connectors between cold-formed steel members and wood-based panels

chapter |6 pages

#### Numerical modelling of prestressed composite cold-formed steel flooring systems

chapter |6 pages

#### Elastic buckling analysis of asymmetrically braced steel storage racks

chapter |6 pages

#### Tests of cold-formed steel built-up open section beam-columns

chapter |6 pages

#### Material property characterization of advanced high strength cold-formed steel

chapter |6 pages

#### Parametric study of cold formed steel joints using the component method

chapter |6 pages

#### Behaviour factor evaluation of CFS shear walls with gypsum board sheathing according to FEMA P695

chapter |6 pages

#### Structural stainless steel design by advanced analysis with CSM strain limits

chapter |6 pages

#### An assessment of rolled stainless steel angles under compression

chapter |5 pages

#### Numerical study of distortional-lateral torsional buckling interaction of single channels restrained by angle cleats

part 15|104 pages

Steel structures, steel connections, steel-concrete composite construction

chapter |5 pages

#### Development of a new method for the direct numerical consideration of welding effects in the component design of welded plate girders

chapter |6 pages

#### Behavior of RHS X-joints having high brace to chord width ratio under axial compression

chapter |6 pages

#### Finite element modeling of steel tubes filled with rubberized concrete under cyclic loading

chapter |8 pages

#### On elastic buckling of bisymmetric H-section steel elements under bending and compression

chapter |6 pages

#### Influence of steel brackets supporting crane runway girders structure on the stress distribution in the brackets

chapter |5 pages

#### Performance of welded flange plate joints between steel beams and box columns without continuity plates

chapter |5 pages

#### Estimation of rotation capacity of monosymmetric I-beams

chapter |6 pages

#### Adaptation or adoption of Eurocode steel design: A comparison with South African standard

chapter |6 pages

#### Assessing the ultimate load capacity of plate-shaped and hollow section steel components under tension using damage mechanics

chapter |6 pages

#### A hygro-thermo-chemical-mechanical model for the service response of composite steel-concrete floor systems

chapter |1106 pages

#### The study on structural characteristics for the steel concrete composite slab using Deformed Flange T-shapes

chapter |6 pages

#### Column base connections subjected to axial compression and biaxial moments

chapter |5 pages

#### Artificial neural network prediction of bearing capacity of welded columns based on simplified welding simulations

chapter |6 pages

#### Numerical validation of LRPH behaviour by FEM analysis

chapter |5 pages

#### Bending and shear response of bonded steel sections

chapter |4 pages

#### Concrete-filled double-skin circular tubes with high strength concrete

chapter |6 pages

#### Cost optimization of structures and connections using the Virtual Work Optimization Method

part 16|79 pages

High strength steel, high performance steel

chapter |7 pages

#### Testing of hot-finished high strength steel SHS and RHS utilising advanced experimental techniques

chapter |6 pages

#### Experimental investigation on the fatigue strength assessment of welded joints made of S1100 ultra-high-strength steel in as-welded and post-weld treated condition

chapter |6 pages

#### Effects of residual stresses on fatigue crack initiation of butt-welded plates made of high strength steel

chapter |5 pages

#### Behavior of double-shear high strength steel bolted connections at elevated temperatures

chapter |6 pages

#### Design and execution of welded connections at high-strength steels

chapter |6 pages

#### Stability design of high strength steel members

chapter |6 pages

#### Experimental and numerical investigation on HSS stiffened curved plates

chapter |6 pages

#### Welded connections in innovative high strength steel constructions

chapter |5 pages

#### Fatigue strength of high strength steel butt-welded connections

chapter |6 pages

#### Experimental and numerical analyses of high-strength steel welds

chapter |6 pages

#### Bearing behavior of bolted connections in high strength steel

chapter |6 pages

#### Influence of residual stresses on the behaviour of flat and curved steel plates

chapter |7 pages

#### Pre-tensioned UHS steel bracing system for CFS structures: Planning of research project

part 17|58 pages

Reinforced concrete structures, prestressed concrete

chapter |6 pages

#### Control of shrinkage cracking in reinforced concrete members with end restraint

chapter |6 pages

#### Modelling of reinforced concrete structures subjected to cyclic loading

chapter |6 pages

#### Probabilistic and semi-probabilistic design of large concrete beams failing in shear

chapter |5 pages

#### Resistance to diagonal tension cracking of single span prestressed girders

chapter |4 pages

#### Shear design of concrete bridge decks without shear reinforcement

chapter |6 pages

#### Comparing Eurocode 2 prestress loss estimations to strains measured on a pretensioned bridge beam

chapter |6 pages

#### Non-linear analysis of prestressed concrete T-beams

chapter |6 pages

#### Evaluation of shear capacity of prestressed concrete beams using the Softened Membrane Model for Prestressed Concrete (SMM-PC)

chapter |5 pages

#### Flexural behavior of concrete beams with PET reinforcement

chapter |6 pages

#### Mechanical analysis of prestressed concrete curved bridges

part 18|123 pages

High strength concrete, high performance concrete, fibre-reinforced concrete

chapter |6 pages

#### Innovative applications of steel fibre reinforced concrete

chapter |6 pages

#### Numerical calibration of elasto-plastic phase-field modeling of fracture for experimental pullout tests of single steel fibers embedded in high-performance concrete

chapter |6 pages

#### Analysis of load-induced temperature development in UHPC under cyclic compressive loading

chapter |6 pages

#### Numerical investigation on effects of steel fibers content on flexural behavior of UHPCC

chapter |6 pages

#### Modelling of fibre-reinforced concrete by a fibre super-element overlay mesh

chapter |6 pages

#### A multi-scale finite element analysis and sectional design approach for the creep of polymeric FRC

chapter |6 pages

#### Numerical investigations on grouted segment joints for UHPC-structures

chapter |6 pages

#### DEM simulation and electron microscopy analysis of the fatigue behavior of ultra-high performance concrete

chapter |6 pages

#### Influence of fibre orientation on pull-out behaviour of PVA microfibre embedded in cement-based matrix under monotonic and cyclic loading

chapter |5 pages

#### Experimental characterization of effective mechanical properties of (micro-) fractured high performance concrete

chapter |6 pages

#### Deterioration development of steel fibre reinforced high performance concrete in low-cycle fatigue

chapter |6 pages

#### Experimental investigation of load-induced increase of temperature in UHPC

chapter |6 pages

#### Implementing image analysis to assess the variability in flexural response of SFRC

chapter |6 pages

#### Pull-out behaviour of smooth steel microfibres embedded in UHPC

chapter |6 pages

#### Influence of aggregate morphological characteristics on the fracture resistance of high performance concrete

chapter |6 pages

#### Cracking behaviour of carbon textile reinforced concrete members

chapter |6 pages

#### Influence of water in the microstructure on the fatigue deterioration of high-strength concrete

chapter |5 pages

#### Flexural behavior of polymer-based textile-reinforced concrete using basalt fibers

chapter |6 pages

#### Acoustic emission due to fatigue damage mechanisms in high-strength concrete with different aggregates

chapter |4 pages

#### Steel fibre orientation by means of magnetic field

chapter |8 pages

#### The influence of fibre orientation on the mechanical properties of cement composites

part 19|81 pages

Structural applications of FRP composites

chapter |6 pages

#### Computational simulation of shear behavior of scaled GFRP-reinforced concrete beams

chapter |5 pages

#### Bond between FRP bars and fine-grain high-performance concrete with CFRP mesh confinement

chapter |5 pages

#### Structural analysis of FRP parts from waste wind turbine blades for building reuse applications

chapter |7 pages

#### Influence of adhesive thickness on stress transfer between steel and CFRP plates

chapter |6 pages

#### Shear capacity of BFRP reinforced concrete beams without shear reinforcement

chapter |6 pages

#### Flexural performance of extremely damaged reinforced concrete beams after SRP repair

chapter |6 pages

#### Shear behavior of reinforced concrete beams with GFRP needles as coarse aggregate partial replacement: Full-scale experiments

chapter |15 pages

#### F-RCM bundle as connection in multiple leaf masonry: Experimental investigation

chapter |6 pages

#### Effect of different temperatures on epoxy adhesive used in near surface mounted FRP bars strengthened concrete masonry unit under direct shear test

chapter |4 pages

#### Durability assessment of non-steel reinforcement after more than ten years of service

chapter |6 pages

#### Towards rational design approaches for FRP reinforced concrete structures in fire

chapter |6 pages

#### Seismic response of pultruded GFRP frame using multicontinuum theory

chapter |7 pages

#### Review and assessment of various theories for modeling durability of GFRP reinforcement for concrete structures

part 20|69 pages

Mechanics of concrete, properties of concrete, construction materials, construction technology, pavement design

chapter |4 pages

#### Recycling of cement stabilised gravel base material in a highway into aggregates for concrete

chapter |6 pages

#### Study of finite element model on skid resistance for pavement made of engineered cementitious composite

chapter |6 pages

#### Thermo-mechanical material properties of concrete in the cooling phase

chapter |5 pages

#### Study of the impact of cement type used on selected physical and mechanical properties of aerated SCC concrete

chapter |4 pages

#### Mechanical strength and freeze-thaw resistance of fly ash alkaline-based mortars containing recycled aggregates summited to accelerated carbonation

chapter |6 pages

#### Effect of silicon carbide (SiC) nanoparticles on 3D printability of cement-based materials

chapter |5 pages

#### Using existing models and finite element analysis to predict the long term deformation of lightweight foamed concrete

chapter |4 pages

#### Mechanical properties of fly ash alkaline-based mortars containing recycled aggregates and reinforced by hemp fibres submited to accelerated carbonation

chapter |5 pages

#### The use of PET pellets in cement stabilized compressed earth bricks

chapter |6 pages

#### Multi criteria analysis for the functional performance of surface pavement

chapter |5 pages

#### Cost and environmental performance of waste based alkali-activated mortars

chapter |6 pages

#### Effect on concrete properties of mixing and curing with seawater: Compression and tension tests

part 21|115 pages

Masonry structures, glass structures, timber structures, properties of wood

chapter |6 pages

#### A semi-analytical approach to the evaluation of the local collapse mechanisms of masonry domes subject to seismic loads

chapter |6 pages

#### Research into the effect of grouting on physical-mechanical properties of historic masonry

chapter |6 pages

#### Limiting structural damage on masonry structures due to foundation movement

chapter |6 pages

#### Stiffness of unreinforced masonry walls subjected to static-cyclic shear

chapter |6 pages

#### Performance of confined masonry of 1953 during the 2014 Cephalonia earthquake

chapter |6 pages

#### Strength of materials and masonry structures in Malawi

chapter |6 pages

#### The effect of manufacturing flaws in the meso-structure of cast glass on the structural performance

chapter |6 pages

#### Dry interlayers out of cast polyurethane rubber for interlocking cast glass structures: Experimental exploration and validation

chapter |4 pages

#### The glass swing; a vector active glass structure

chapter |6 pages

#### Performance of above ground floor CLT wall systems and connections under monotonic loading

chapter |6 pages

#### Experimental investigation and numerical modelling of mechanical properties of CLTs

chapter |6 pages

#### Design and testing of pre-engineered prefabricated Casuarina wooden truss

chapter |6 pages

#### Toward a quantitative evaluation of timber strength through on-site tests

chapter |5 pages

#### Comparative studies of three tropical wood species under compressive cyclic loading and various moisture content levels

chapter |4 pages

#### Thermo-hygro-mechanical behaviour of notched beams of European species under creep loadings in outdoor conditions

chapter |5 pages

#### Mechanical characterization of tropical glued solid timber beams

chapter |5 pages

#### The effect of the moisture content on some mechanical properties for Casuarina wood

chapter |6 pages

#### A database for spatial variability assessment of mechanical parameters of Ozigo specie under long-term bending tests in Gabon

chapter |6 pages

#### Simulation and analysis of adhesive failure in Glued-in Rod (GiR) connections for timber structures

part 22|107 pages

Railway bridges, railway infrastructure, highway bridges

chapter |8 pages

#### Railway vehicle dynamics interaction with a flexible track

chapter |6 pages

#### Running safety assessment of a high-speed train moving over the new Volga River Bridge subjected to crosswinds

chapter |8 pages

#### Pantograph-catenary interaction in curved railway tracks

chapter |6 pages

#### Investigation of track-bridge interaction in railway cable-stayed bridges under train braking

chapter |5 pages

#### Assessment of the dynamic behavior of the railway bridge over the Sado River based on a monitoring system

chapter |4 pages

#### Real-time hybrid simulation of a bridge-damper system

chapter |5 pages

#### Dynamic analysis of high-speed precast railway bridges

chapter |6 pages

#### Application of the SPS-technology in short span railway bridges

chapter |6 pages

#### Investigating heavy haul train loading spectra through weigh-in-motion big data analysis

chapter |6 pages

#### Maintenance and recovery of bridges and tunnels in a freight traffic railway line

chapter |5 pages

#### Study on behavior due to creep of cables in short and medium size unstiffened suspension bridges

chapter |6 pages

#### Modeling of permit trucks for bridge loading along German highways

chapter |5 pages

#### Multilane reduction factors based on WIM data

chapter |6 pages

#### The development of a vehicle-bridge interaction model for South African traffic

chapter |6 pages

#### Dynamic amplification factor for South African bridges

chapter |6 pages

#### Reliability verification of bridges designed according to TMH-7

chapter |5 pages

#### Design of the new Olifants river arch bridge in the Western Cape province of South Africa

chapter |6 pages

#### Implication of constructing the new Mhloti River deck monolithically with the existing deck

part 23|85 pages

Performance of structures in fire, design for fire resistance

chapter |6 pages

#### Steel-timber connections and structures in normal and fire conditions

chapter |6 pages

#### Studies on fire resistance of self-drilling screws and those connections

chapter |6 pages

#### Estimating time to structural collapse of informal settlement dwellings based on structural fire engineering principles

chapter |6 pages

#### Non-linear finite element analysis of a fire protected steel connection

chapter |5 pages

#### Numerical simulation of fire-following-earthquake at urban scale

chapter |6 pages

#### Stiffness decrease for steel end-plate beam-to-column joint when exposed to fire

chapter |6 pages

#### RCFST columns exposed to fire: Standard thermal test results discussion

chapter |6 pages

#### RCFST columns exposed to fire: Residual compression test results discussion

chapter |7 pages

#### RCFST columns exposed to fire: Non-standard thermal test and “hot” compression test results discussion

part 24|138 pages

Structural health monitoring, damage detection, system identification, maintenance, durability, long-term performance

chapter |5 pages

#### Structural health monitoring as a tool for smart maintenance of wind turbines

chapter |6 pages

#### A numerical study of vibration-based scour detection in offshore monopile foundations

chapter |6 pages

#### Remote scour detection of a railway bridge utilizing ambient vibrations

chapter |6 pages

#### Impact of environmental based effects on SHM strategies

chapter |5 pages

#### Adaptive training of neural networks by a particle filter for prognosis of damaged structures

chapter |6 pages

#### Vibration-based structural health monitoring: Challenges and opportunities

chapter |6 pages

#### Damage detection in hyperbolic cooling towers using vibration based damage detection techniques

chapter |6 pages

#### Preliminary analysis of the dynamic behavior of two strategic buildings subjected to the 2016 Central Italy earthquake

chapter |6 pages

#### On the use of kernel PCA for compensation of environmental effects on natural frequency estimates

chapter |6 pages

#### A concept for an integrated risk-based operation and maintenance strategy for wind turbines

chapter |6 pages

#### Damage experiment on a steel plate girder bridge and vibration based damage detection

chapter |6 pages

#### Earth mass movements monitoring by means of fiber optics inclinometers and pattern recognition techniques

chapter |6 pages

#### Vibration monitoring and damage experiment on a prestressed concrete bridge

chapter |6 pages

#### Analysis, visualization and monitoring of traffic-induced low frequency sound radiated from bridges

chapter |4 pages

#### Initial curing monitoring of composite civil-engineering repairs and life-time embedded wave-based surveillance network

chapter |6 pages

#### Influence of damage and boundary conditions on the modal properties of unreinforced masonry infill walls in reinforced concrete frames

chapter |5 pages

#### On dependencies in value of information analysis for structural integrity management

chapter |6 pages

#### Investigations on relationship between the soundness of superstructure and the measured acceleration given by FWD system

chapter |4 pages

#### Conception of an interface for rotor blade inspections to semantic database for wind turbines

chapter |6 pages

#### Structural damage identification based on parameter identification using Monte Carlo method and likelihood estimation

chapter |6 pages

#### Embedded fiber-optic sensors in reinforced concrete beams

chapter |6 pages

#### Building information modelling in whole life management of reinforced concrete structures

chapter |5 pages

#### Structural identification of bridges using computer vision techniques

chapter |6 pages

#### Corrosion resistance of carbon steel reinforcing bars: Cold gas spray treatment vs oil based solvent sprays

part 25|137 pages

Structural assessment, historic structures, collapse behaviour, failure analysis, repair, strengthening, retrofitting

chapter |10 pages

#### Standardized basis for assessment of existing structures

chapter |5 pages

#### Damage assessment of concrete structures based on fractal dimension using nonlinear fracture mechanics cracks simulation

chapter |5 pages

#### The anatomy of a collapse: Forensic analyses, monitoring and restoration attempts of the Fossano Bridge

chapter |6 pages

#### Historical reinforced concrete arch bridges of Songavazzo and Brivio (Italy): Dynamic identification and seismic vulnerability assessment

chapter |6 pages

#### Seismic vulnerability assessment of Italian masonry churches at territorial scale

chapter |6 pages

#### Application of carbon fibre composite materials for the rehabilitation of fatigue damaged steel structures

chapter |6 pages

#### A numerical study on the collapse of a precast industrial building

chapter |5 pages

#### Large-scale contact analysis for the stability estimation of the Mnajdra monuments

chapter |5 pages

#### Evaluating the influence of daily truck traffic flow on load effects using Monte Carlo simulations

chapter |6 pages

#### Rehabilitation of a historic building in Egypt: King Farouk Rest house

chapter |5 pages

#### Influence of no longer permitted stirrup types on the shear capacity – experimental investigations on prestressed continuous beam subsystems

chapter |6 pages

#### Shear tension resistance of prestressed girders with a low stirrup ratio

chapter |5 pages

#### Safety of infrastructures: A case study

chapter |6 pages

#### Seismic behavior of irregular RC-frames damaged by corrosion

chapter |6 pages

#### BIM-based approach for seismic vulnerability analysis: A case study

chapter |6 pages

#### Demolition engineering: Determination of the axial load capacity of steel columns weakened by horizontal and diagonal cuts

chapter |6 pages

#### Demolition engineering: Lateral load carrying capacity of weakened steel beams

chapter |5 pages

#### Steel contribution effect of pre-cracked RC beams bonded with steel plates

chapter |6 pages

#### Dynamic performance of steel plate-strengthened reinforced concrete slabs in bending

chapter |6 pages

#### Structural failure analysis and proposed remedies for underground mining tunnels in third world countries

chapter |7 pages

#### Comparison between strengthening of reinforced concrete beams using steel plates and double FRCM layers

part 26|52 pages

Soil-structure interaction, foundations, underground structures, geotechnical engineering, rock mechanics

chapter |6 pages

#### A contribution to a new bearing capacity equation in cohesionless soil

chapter |5 pages

#### Decreasing computational cost of a slope stability analysis by differential evolution accelerated particle swarm optimization

chapter |5 pages

#### Investigation of the soil structure interaction of integral bridges

chapter |5 pages

#### The behavior during construction of an existing tunnel that lies between two large vertically parallel shield tunnels adjacent to each other

chapter |6 pages

#### Analytical investigations regarding critical suction and skirt friction for bucket installations in sand

chapter |5 pages

#### Design of railway embankment using the Mohr Coulomb criterion and GSK Model for cohesionless soil

part 27|96 pages

Safety and reliability, structural design, architectural considerations, building technology, structural engineering education