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Research Papers from Journals 3 - 63
Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 2018/1 to 2018/8
Vol. 45, No.1 January 2018
Cement and Concrete Composites 2018/9 to 2018/50
Vol. 85 January 2018
Vol. 86, February 2018
Cement and Concrete Research 2018/51 to 2018/82
Vol. 103, January 2018
Vol. 104, February 2018
Composites Part B: Engineering 2018/83 to 2018/183
Vol. 132, January 2018
Vol. 133, January 2018
Vol. 134, February 2018
Vol. 135, February 2018
Computers and Concrete 2018/184 to 2018/195
Vol. 21, No. 1, January 2018
Engineering Structures 2018/196 to 2018/304
Vol. 154, January 2018
Vol. 155, January 2018
Vol. 156, February 2018
Vol. 157, February 2018
Experimental Mechanics 2018/305 to 2018/332
Vol. 58, No. 1, January 2018
Vol. 58, No. 2, February 2018
International Journal of Damage Mechanics 2018/333 to 2018/346
Vol. 27, No. 1, January 2018
Vol. 27, No. 2, February 2018
International Journal of Fatigue 2018/347 to 2018/380
Vol. 106, January 2018
Vol. 107, February 2018
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Journal of Applied Mechanics 2018/381 to 2018/398

Vol. 85, No. 1, January 2018
Vol. 85, No. 2, February 2018
Journal of Bridge Engineering 2018/399 to 2018/436
Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018
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Engineering Structures 2018/437 to 2018/480
Vol. 140, January 2018
Vol. 141, February 2018
Journal of Engineering Mechanics 2018/481 to 2018/522
Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 2018/523 to 2018/563
Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018
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Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018
Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 2018/564 to 2018/609
Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2018
Vol. 30, No. 2, February 2018
Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology 2018/610 to 2018/623
Vol. 140, No. 1, February 2018
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 2018/624 to 2018/680
Vol. 172, January 2018
Vol. 173, February 2018
Journal of Structural Engineering 2018/681 to 2018/727
Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Journal of Engineering Mechanics - ASCE 2018/728 to 2018/793
Vol. 98, January 2018
CSIR-SERC Research Highlights 63
Around the Globe – Structural Engineering Research 69
Product Showcase – New Software & Applications 77
Bookshelf 82
Conference Updates 84
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Research Papers from Journals

Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering

2018/1 2018/5
A data-driven approach for identifying project Frequency of ice-jam flooding of Peace-Athabasca
manager competency weights Delta
Hanna, S. A.; et al. Beltaos, S.
Vol. 45, No. 1, January 2018, pp1-8 Vol. 45, No. 1, January 2018, pp71-75
2018/2 2018/6
Integration of linear scheduling method and the Experimental and numerical investigation of
critical chain project management lateral torsional buckling of wood I-joists
Salama, T.; Salah, A.; Moselhi, O. Amour, S. R.; Doudak, G.
Vol. 45, No. 1, January 2018, pp30-40
Vol. 45, No. 1, January 2018, pp41-50
Effect of bed roughness on velocity profile and
water entrainment in a sedimentary density Safety evaluation of freeway acceleration lanes
current based on crashes and simulated conflicts
Kashefipour, M. S.; Daryaee, M.; Ghomeshi, M. Qin, L.; Persaud, B.; Saleem, T.
Vol. 45, No. 1, January 2018, pp51-60
Vol. 45, No. 1, January 2018, pp9-17

2018/4 2018/8
Numerical studies for a better understanding of Copula parameter estimation using Bayesian
static ice loads on dams inference for pipe data analysis
Kharik, E.; et al. Atique, F.; Okine, A. N.
Vol. 45, No. 1, January 2018, pp18-29 Vol. 45, No. 1, January 2018, pp61-70

Cement and Concrete Composites

2018/9 2018/11
Nanoindentation study of the interfacial zone Alkali-activated slag concrete: Fresh and hardened
between cellulose fiber and cement matrix in behaviour
extruded composites
Puertas, F.; et al.
Teixeira, R. S.; et al.
Vol. 85, January 2018, pp1-8 Vol. 85, January 2018, pp22-31

2018/10 2018/12
Effect of internal water content on carbonation Passivity of embedded reinforcement in carbonated
progress in cement-treated sand and effect of low-calcium fly ash-based geopolymer concrete
carbonation on compressive strength Babaee, M.; Khan, M. S. H.; Castel, A.
Ho, S. L.; et al. Vol. 85, January 2018, pp32-43
Vol. 85, January 2018, pp9-21
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2018/13 2018/20
Susceptibility of Portland cement and blended Mechanical properties of ambient cured high
cement concretes to plastic shrinkage cracking strength hybrid steel and synthetic fibers reinforced
Ghourchian, S.; et al. geopolymer composites
Vol. 85, January 2018, pp44-55 Khan, N, Z. M.; et al.
Vol. 85, January 2018, pp133-152
A combined SPM/NI/EDS method to quantify 2018/21
properties of inner and outer C-S-H in OPC and A maturity approach to estimate compressive
slag-blended cement pastes strength development of CO2-cured concrete
Wei, Y.; Gao, X.; Liang, S. blocks
Vol. 85, January 2018, pp56-66 Xuan, D.; Zhan, B.; Poon, S. C.
2018/15 Vol. 85, January 2018, pp153-160
Age-dependent size effect and fracture
characteristics of ultra-high performance concrete
Feasibility of using near-field microwave
Wendner, L. W.; et al.
reflectometry for monitoring autogenous crack
Vol. 85, January 2018, pp67-82
healing in cementitious materials
2018/16 Mehdipour, I.; Zoughi, R.; Khayat, H. K.
Chemical self-healing system with novel Vol. 85, January 2018, pp161-173
microcapsules for corrosion inhibition of rebar in
concrete 2018/23
Dong, B.; et al. Immobilization of copper indium selenide solar
Vol. 85, January 2018, pp83-91 module waste in concrete constructions
Skripkiūnas, G.; Vasarevičius, S.; Danila, V.
2018/17 Vol. 85, January 2018, pp174-182
Pore-scale modeling of chloride ion diffusion in
cement microstructures 2018/24
Yang, Y.; Wang, M. Hot-pressed geopolymer: Dual effects of heat and
Vol. 85, January 2018, pp92-104 curing time
2018/18 Ranjbar, N.; Kashefi, A.; Maheri, R. M.
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp1-8
Influential factors in volume change measurements
for cementitious materials at early ages and in 2018/25
isothermal conditions Compressive strength and microstructure of alkali-
Stefan, L.; activated fly ash/slag binders at high temperature
Vol. 85, January 2018, pp105-121 Pan, Z.; et al.
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp9-18
Decoupling the autogenous swelling from the self- 2018/26
desiccation deformation in early age concrete with Synergy assessment in hybrid Ultra-High
mineral additions: Micro-macro observations and Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (UHP-
unified modelling FRC)
Carette, J.; et al. Fantilli, P. A.; et al.
Vol. 85, January 2018, pp122-132 Vol. 86, February 2018, pp19-29
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2018/27 2018/34
Applying a biodeposition layer to increase the Interfacial transition zone of cement composites
bond of a repair mortar on a mortar substrate with steel furnace slag aggregates
Snoeck, D.; et al. Brand, S. A.; Roesler, R. J.
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp30-39 Vol. 86, February 2018, pp117-129

2018/28 2018/35
Model for practical prediction of natural carbonation Performance of mortar prepared with recycled
in reinforced concrete: Part 1-formulation concrete aggregate enhanced by CO2 and pozzolan
Ekolu, O. S. slurry
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp40-56 Shi, C.; et al.
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp130-138
Effect of fiber geometric property on rate dependent 2018/36
flexural behavior of ultra-high-performance Chemical and mineralogical alterations of
cementitious composite concrete subjected to chemical attacks in complex
Yoo, Y. D.; et al. underground tunnel environments during 20–36
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp57-71 years
Li, C.; et al.
2018/30 Vol. 86, February 2018, pp139-159
How do recycled concrete aggregates modify the
shrinkage and self-healing properties? 2018/37
Medjigbodo, S.; et al. ASR expansions in concrete under triaxial
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp72-86 confinement
Liaudat, J.; et al.
2018/31 Vol. 86, February 2018, pp160-170
Impact performances of steel tube-confined
recycled aggregate concrete (STCRAC) after 2018/38
exposure to elevated temperatures Effects of fibers and conventional reinforcement
Li, W.; et al. contents on fibers scaterring in prismatic bars
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp87-97 Karinski, S. Y.; Dancygier, N. A.
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp171-177
Comparison of glass powder and pulverized 2018/39
fuel ash for improving the water resistance of Application of 3D-DIC to characterize the effect
magnesium oxychloride cement of aggregate size and volume on non-uniform
He, P.; Poon, S. C.; Tsang, C. W. D. shrinkage strain distribution in concrete
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp98-109 Chen, Y.; et al.
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp178-189
Sensitivity of the rapid chloride conductivity index 2018/40
test to concrete quality and changes in various test Numerical modeling of mechanical regain due to
parameters self-healing in cement based composites
Otieno, M. Luzio, D. G.; Ferrara, L.; Krelani, V.
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp110-116 Vol. 86, February 2018, pp190-205
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2018/41 2018/46
Development of sandwich panels combining Sisal Viscoelastic properties of self-consolidating
Fiber-Cement Composites and Fiber-Reinforced concrete: Influence of the sustainable approach
Lightweight Concrete Samouh, H.; et al.
Frazão, C.; et al. Vol. 86, February 2018, pp273-287
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp206-223
2018/42 Distinguishing dynamic and static yield stress of
Microstructural characteristics, porosity and fresh cement mortars through thixotropy
strength development in ceramic-laterized Qian, Y.; Kawashima, S.
concrete Vol. 86, February 2018, pp288-296
Awoyera, P. O.; et al.
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp224-237 2018/48
Flexural strength reduction of cement pastes
2018/43 exposed to CaCl2 solutions
Healing cement mortar by immobilization of Qiao, C.; Suraneni, P.; Weiss, J.
bacteria in biochar: An integrated approach of Vol. 86, February 2018, pp297-305
self-healing and carbon sequestration
Gupta, S.; Kua, W. H.; Pang, D. S. 2018/49
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp238-254 Raman spectroscopic investigation of Friedel’s
2018/44 Yue, Y.; et al.
Multi-scale investigation of microstructure, fiber Vol. 86, February 2018, pp306-314
pullout behavior, and mechanical properties
of ultra-high performance concrete with nano- 2018/50
CaCO3 particles Investigation on microstructure and microstructural
Wu, Z.; Shi, C.; Khayat, H. K. elastic properties of mortar incorporating fly ash
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp255-265 Gao, Y.; et al.
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp315-321
Mechanical and thermal properties of lightweight
geopolymer composites
Colangelo, F.; et al.
Vol. 86, February 2018, pp266-272

Cement and Concrete Research

2018/51 2018/52
Corrosion resistance of steel fibre reinforced One-part alkali-activated materials: A review
concrete - A literature review
Meson, M. V.; et al. Luukkonen, T.; et al.
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp1-20 Vol. 103, January 2018, pp21-34
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2018/53 2018/59
Corrosion rate of carbon steel in carbonated The mechanism of hydration of MgO-
concrete – A critical review hydromagnesite blends
Stefanoni, M.; Angst, U.; Elsener, B. Kuenzel, C.; et al.
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp35-48 Vol. 103, January 2018, pp123-129

The effect of mixing on the performance of macro
Automated coupling of NanoIndentation and
synthetic fibre reinforced concrete
Quantitative Energy-Dispersive Spectroscopy
(NI-QEDS): A comprehensive method to disclose Lerch, J. O.; et al.
the micro-chemo-mechanical properties of cement Vol. 103, January 2018, pp130-139
pastes 2018/61
Wilson, W.; Sorelli, L.; Hamou, T. A. A 12 year EDF study of concrete creep under
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp49-65 uniaxial and biaxial loading
Charpin, L.; et al.
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp140-159
Propagation of corrosion-induced cracks of the
RC beam exposed to marine environment under 2018/62
sustained load for a period of 26 years Development of MgO concrete with enhanced
Zhu, W.; et al. hydration and carbonation mechanisms
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp66-76 Dung, N. T.; Unluer, C.
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp160-169
Hydrate failure in ITZ governs concrete strength: A
The impact of carbonation on bulk and ITZ
micro-to-macro validated engineering mechanics
porosity in microconcrete materials with fly ash
Königsberger, M.; et al.
Branch, J. L.; Epps, R.; Kosson, D. S.
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp77-94
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp170-178

2018/57 2018/64
Influence of carbonation on “maximum Microstructural packing- and rheology-based
phenomenon” in surface layer of specimens binder selection and characterization for Ultra-
subjected to cyclic drying-wetting condition high Performance Concrete (UHPC)
Chang, H.; Mu, S.; Feng, P. Arora, A.; et al.
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp95-109 Vol. 103, January 2018, pp179-190

2018/58 2018/65
Isothermal calorimetry and in-situ XRD study of Micro- and nano-structural evolutions in white
the NaOH activated fly ash, metakaolin and slag Portland cement/pulverized fuel ash cement pastes
due to deionized-water leaching
Sun, Z.; Vollpracht, A.
Jia, S.; Richardson, G. I.
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp110-122
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp191-203
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2018/66 2018/73
Can calcium aluminates activate ternesite A mechanistic study on mitigation of alkali-silica
hydration? reaction by fine lightweight aggregates
Montes, M.; et al. Li, C.; Thomas, D. A. M.; Ideker, H. J.
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp204-215 Vol. 104, February 2018, pp13-24

2018/67 2018/74
Unsupervised and supervised pattern recognition Evaluation of the concrete prisms test method for
of acoustic emission signals during early hydration assessing the potential alkali-aggregate reactivity
of Portland cement paste of recycled concrete aggregates
Assi, L.; et al. Beauchemin, S.; Fournier, B.; Duchesne, J.
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp216-225 Vol. 104, February 2018, pp25-36

2018/68 2018/75
Kinetic analysis of C-S-H growth on calcite Estimating the mechanical properties of hydrating
Scherer, W. G.; Bellmann, F. blended cementitious materials: An investigation
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp226-235 based on micromechanics
Lavergne, F.; et al.
2018/69 Vol. 104, February 2018, pp37-60
Analysis of C-S-H growth rates in supersaturated
conditions 2018/76
Bellmann, F.; Scherer, W. G. Water absorption measurement of fine porous
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp236-244 aggregates using an evaporative method:
Experimental results and physical analysis
2018/70 Redolfi, N. J.; Keita, E.; Roussel, N.
Discussion of the paper “Characterisation of Vol. 104, February 2018, pp61-67
magnesium potassium phosphate cement blended
with fly ash and ground granulated blast furnace 2018/77
slag” Uncovering the role of micro silica in hydration of
L.J. Gardner et al., Ma, H.; Li, Y. ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC)
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp245-248 Lee, K. N.; et al.
Vol. 104, February 2018, pp68-79
Response to the discussion by Hongyan Ma 2018/78
and Ying Li of the paper “Characterization of A novel method to predict internal relative
magnesium potassium phosphate cement blended humidity in cementitious materials by 1H NMR
with fly ash and ground granulated blast furnace Hu, Z.; et al.
slag Vol. 104, February 2018, pp80-93
Gardner, J. L.; et al.
Vol. 103, January 2018, pp249-253 2018/79
Thixotropy of SCC—A model describing the effect
2018/72 of particle packing and superplasticizer adsorption
Impact of the microstructure model on coupled on thixotropic structural build-up of the mortar
simulation of drying and accelerated carbonation phase based on interparticle interactions
Georget, F.; Prévost, H. J.; Huet, B. Lowke, D.
Vol. 104, February 2018, pp1-12 Vol. 104, February 2018, pp94-104
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2018/80 2018/82
Influence of set retarding admixtures on calcium Rate-limiting reaction of C3S hydration - A reply
sulfoaluminate cement hydration and property to the discussion “A new view on the kinetics of
development tricalcium silicate hydration”
Burris, E. L.; Kurtis, E. K. E. Gartner Luc, N.; André, N.; Damien, D
Vol. 104, February 2018, pp105-113 Vol. 104, February 2018, pp118-122

Discussion of the paper “A new view on the
kinetics of tricalcium silicate hydration,” by L.
Nicoleau and A. Nonat, Cem. Concr. Res. 86
(2016) 1–11
Gartner, E.
Vol. 104, February 2018, pp114-117

Composites Part B: Engineering

2018/83 2018/87
Controlled evolution of surface patterns for ZnO Finite element models with node-dependent
coated on stretched PMMA upon thermal and kinematics for the analysis of composite beam
solvent treatments structures
Lu, H.; et al. Carrera, E.; Zappino, E.; Li, G.
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp1-9 Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp35-48
2018/84 2018/88
Characterization and application of a natural "Analysis of the 3D draping behavior of carbon fiber
polymer obtained from Hydrangea macrophylla non-crimp fabrics with eddy current technique"
as a thermal insulation biomaterial
Bardl, G.; et al.
Cárdenas-R, P. J.; et al. Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp49-60
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp10-16
Evaluation of the thermal, mechanical and
On folding mechanics of multi-cell thin-walled
dynamic mechanical characteristics of modified
square tubes
graphite nanoplatelets and graphene oxide high-
Wang, Z.; Liu, J.; Yao, S. density polyethylene composites
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp17-27
Lin, S.; et al.
2018/86 Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp61-68
Development and mechanism of ultralow dielectric
loss and toughened bismaleimide resins with high
Hybrid composites manufactured by resin infusion
heat and moisture resistance based on unique
with a fully recyclable bioepoxy resin
amino-functionalized metal-organic frameworks
Cicala, G.; et al.
Han, X.; et al.
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp69-76
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp28-34
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2018/91 2018/98
Influence of thermal conditioning on tensile Determination of the excitation frequencies of
behaviour of single basalt fibres laminated orthotropic non-homogeneous conical
Sarasini, F.; Tirillò, J.; Seghini, C. M. shells
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp77-86
Sofiyev, A. H.; Kuruoglu, N.
2018/92 Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp151-160
Carbon from waste source: An eco-friendly way
for strengthening polymer composites 2018/99
Khan, A.; et al. Alkali activated waste fly ash as sustainable
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp87-96 composite: Influence of curing and pozzolanic
admixtures on the early-age physico-mechanical
2018/93 properties and residual strength after exposure at
A validation of a modified Paris relation for fatigue elevated temperature
delamination growth in unidirectional composite Messina.; et al.
laminates Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp161-169
Yao, L.; et al.
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp97-106 2018/100
2018/94 Comparison of carbon nanotubes and graphene
In-vitro studies of SS 316 L biomedical implants oxide coated carbon fiber for improving the
prepared by FDM, vapor smoothing and investment interfacial properties of carbon fiber/epoxy
casting composites
Singh, D.; et al. Yao, X.; et al.
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp107-114 Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp170-177

2018/95 2018/101
A micromechanical study of stress concentrations Design and characterization of radar absorbing
in composites structure based on gradient-refractive-index
Ghayoor, H.; Hoa, V. S.; Marsden, C. C. metamaterials
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp115-124 Yin, L.; et al.
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp178-187
Influence of matrix ductility and toughness on 2018/102
strain energy release rate and failure behavior of
Morphology controllable microwave absorption
woven-ply reinforced thermoplastic structures at
property of polyvinylbutyral (PVB)-MnO2
high temperature
Vieille, B.; Chabchoub, M.; Gautrelet, C.
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp125-140 Bora, J. P.; et al.
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp188-196
Facile fabrication of boron and nitrogen co-doped
carbon@Fe2O3/Fe3C/Fe nanoparticle decorated In-plane frictional resistances in dry block masonry
carbon nanotubes three-dimensional structure walls and rocking-sliding failure modes revisited
with excellent microwave absorption properties and experimentally validated
Zhong, B.; et al. Casapulla, C.; Argiento, L. U.
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp141-150 Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp197-213
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2018/104 2018/111
A partial-interaction approach for extracting Modeling the temperature and test rate dependent
FRP-to-concrete bond characteristics from fracture strength of zirconia and alumina single
environmentally loaded flexural tests crystal fibers
Aydin, H.; Gravina, J. R.; Visintin, P. Shao, J.; et al.
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp214-228
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp26-34
Atomistic study of interfacial creep behavior in
epoxy-silica bilayer system A comparison study on mechanical properties
Jian, W,; Tam, H. L.; Lau, D. of polymer composites reinforced by carbon
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp229-236 nanotubes and graphene sheet
Li, Y.; et al.
2018/106 Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp35-41
Investigations for mechanical properties of Hap,
PVC and PP based 3D porous structures obtained 2018/113
through biocompatible FDM filaments Concrete Filled Carbon FRP Tube (CFRP-CFFT)
Sharma, R.; et al. columns with and without CFRP reinforcing bars:
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp 237-243 Axial-flexural interactions
2018/107 Khan, S. Q.; Sheikh, N, M.; Hadi, N. S. M.
Friction welding for the manufacturing of PA6 and Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp42-52
ABS structures reinforced with Fe particles
Kumar, R.; et al.
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp244-257 Prediction of ply crack evolution and stiffness
degradation in multidirectional symmetric
2018/108 laminates under multiaxial stress states
Nonlocal strain gradient shell model for axial Montesano, J.; McCleave, B.; Singh, V. C.
buckling and postbuckling analysis of magneto- Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp53-67
electro-elastic composite nanoshells
Sahmani, S.; Aghdam, M. M. 2018/115
Vol. 132, 1 January 2018, pp258-274
Compressive behavior of notched and unnotched
2018/109 carbon woven-ply PPS thermoplastic laminates at
Sound transmission loss of composite and different temperatures
sandwich panels in thermal environment Wang, Y.; et al.
Li, X.; et al. Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp68-77
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp1-14
2018/110 Effects of stacking sequence and rotation angle of
Mechanical properties and self-healing evaluation patch on low velocity impact performance of scarf
of strain-hardening cementitious composites with repaired laminates
high volumes of hybrid pozzolan materials
Cheng, X.; et al.
Hung, C. C.; Su, F. Y.; Su, M. Y. Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp78-85
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp15-25
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2018/117 2018/123
Impact response of hybrid carbon/glass fibre A comparison study of SiO2/nano metal oxide
reinforced polymer composites designed for composite sphere for antibacterial application
engineering applications Hou, X. Y.; et al.
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp166-176
Hung, P. Y.; et al.
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp86-90 2018/124
Carbon nanotubes induced microstructure and
2018/118 property changes of polycarbonate/poly(butylene
Laser deposition-additive manufacturing of TiB- terephthalate) blend
Ti composites with novel three-dimensional Huang, T.; et al.
quasi-continuous network microstructure: Effects Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp177-184
on strengthening and toughening 2018/125
Hu, Y.; et al. The electro-mechanical behavior of conductive
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp91-100 filler reinforced polymer composite undergone
large deformation: A combined numerical-
2018/119 analytical study
Effect of patch repair and strengthening with EBR Wang, J.; et al.
and NSM CFRP laminates for RC beams with low, Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp185-192
medium and heavy corrosion
Triantafyllou, G. G.; et al. X-ray 3D microscopy analysis of fracture mecha-
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp101-111 nisms for 3D orthogonal woven E-glass/epoxy
composites with drilled and moulded-in holes
Xu, F.; et al.
Preparation and characterization of starch-based Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp193-202
composite films reinfoced by polysaccharide-
based crystals 2018/127
Effects of bamboo cellulose nanowhisker content
Ali, A.; et al.
on the morphology, crystallization, mechanical, and
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp122-128
thermal properties of PLA matrix biocomposites
2018/121 Qian, S.; et al.
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp203-209
Reliability analysis of tensile strengths using
Weibull distribution in glass/epoxy and carbon/ 2018/128
epoxy composites Influence of chemical treatments on mechanical
Naresh, K.; Shankar, K.; Velmurugan, R. properties of hemp fiber reinforced composites
Sepe, R.; et al.
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp129-144
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp210-217
2018/122 2018/129
Non-destructive experimentation: Dynamic Ultra-large sized graphene nano-platelets (GnPs)
identification of multi-leaf masonry walls damaged incorporated polypropylene (PP)/GnPs composites
and consolidated engineered by melt compounding and its thermal,
Boscato, G.; Reccia, E.; Cecchi, A. mechanical, and electrical properties
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp145-165 Jun, S. Y.; et al.
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp218-225
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2018/130 2018/137
Stretchable scintillator composites for indirect Light induced reversible and irreversible
X-ray detectors mechanical responses in nanotube-polymer
Oliveira, J.; et al. composites
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp226-231 Liang, X.; et al.
Vol. 134, 1 February 2018, pp39-45
Prediction of thermal conductivities of carbon- 2018/138
containing fiber-reinforced and multiscale hybrid Superior electromagnetic interference shielding
composites effectiveness and electro-mechanical properties
Sung, H. D.; Kim, M.; Park, B. Y. of EMA-IRGO nanocomposites through the in-
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp232-239 situ reduction of GO from melt blended EMA-GO
Bhawal, P.; et al.
Surface modification of carbon fibre using
Vol. 134, 1 February 2018, pp46-60
graphene–related materials for multifunctional
composites 2018/139
Hung, P. Y.; et al.
Fatigue behavior of Al2024 alloy-matrix
Vol. 133, 15 January 2018, pp240-257
nanocomposites reinforced with multi-walled
2018/133 carbon nanotubes
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Stochastic static analysis of Euler-Bernoulli type
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A nitrile functionalized graphene filled ethylene
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Growth of coiled amorphous carbon nanotube
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on the mechanical properties of woven flax-carbon
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Characterization of mixed mode fracture properties Industrial waste fly ash cenosphere composites
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2018/144 Effects of printing conditions on the molecular
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2018/147 Vol. 134, 1 February 2018, pp186-192
Fabricating graphene-titanium composites by laser
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Microstructure and mechanical properties Stress-strain relationship of FRP confined concrete
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Mussel-inspired dopamine-mediated graphene
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Size-dependent vibration of bi-directional Carbon fiber reinforced silicon carbide composite-
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boundary conditions flows
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The preparation of Ni/GO composite foils and
Mode I fracture toughness and fractographic
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liquid Methylmethacrylate thermoplastic matrix
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2018/158 A progressive intraply material deterioration
Electro-mechanical self-sensing response of ultra- and delamination based failure model for the
high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete in crashworthiness of fabric composite corrugated
tension beam: Parameter sensitivity analysis
Kim, K. M.; Kim, J. D.; An, K. Y. Ren, Y.; et al.
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The mechanical design of a hybrid intelligent Postbuckling of sandwich plates with graphene-
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sheet environments
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Graphene as biomedical sensing element: State of A novel material degradation model for
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Phase transition and anomalous rheological Buckling optimization of laminated truncated
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composites compression
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Sustainable composite fused deposition The role of mortar joints in FRP debonding from
modelling filament using recycled pre-consumer masonry
polypropylene Sassoni, E.; et al.
Stoof, D.; Pickering, K. Vol. 135, 15 February 2018, pp166-174
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2018/169 Flexural vibrations of discontinuous layered
Microwave absorption properties of holey elastically bonded beams
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Chen, Y. C.; et al. Vol. 135, 15 February 2018, pp175-188
Vol. 135, 15 February 2018, pp119-128
2018/170 Characterization of low-velocity impact-induced
Modeling and classification of defects in CFRP damages in carbon/epoxy composite laminates
laminates by thermal non-destructive testing using a poly(vinylidene fluoride–trifluoroethylene)
film sensor
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Bae, H. J.; et al.
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Inherent seismic resilience of RC columns
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composite prepared by in situ polymerization
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Effect of temperature and morphology on the An interface approach based on moving mesh
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Effect of microstructural features and properties Two small unit cell models for prediction of
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ceramic matrix composites pierced composites
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Mechanical performance of honeycomb filled Compressive behavior of cenosphere/epoxy
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Effect of alkali activator concentration and curing A technical review on epoxy-clay nanocomposites:
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clay brick powder-based geopolymer reinforced composites
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2018/184 2018/188
Influence of steel-fiber type and content on Successive recycled coarse aggregate effect
electrical resistivity of old-concrete on mechanical behavior and microstructural
Uygunoglu, T.; Topcu, B. I.; Simsek, B. characteristics of concrete
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Vol. 21, No. 1, January 2018, pp39-46
Recommendation for the modelling of 3D
non-linear analysis of RC beam tests Predicting residual compressive strength
of self-compacted concrete under various
Sucharda, O.; Konecny, P.
temperatures and relative humidity conditions
Vol. 21, No. 1, January 2018, pp11-20
by artificial neural networks
2018/186 Ashteyat, A. M.; Ismeik, M.
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Compressive strength estimation of concrete
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system implementation Effects of consecutive earthquakes on
Ozcan, G.; Kocak, Y.; Gulbandilar, E. increased damage and response of reinforced
Vol. 21, No. 1, January 2018, pp21-30 concrete structures
Amiri, G. G.; Rajabi, E.
2018/187 Vol. 21, No. 1, January 2018, pp55-66
The effect of Fe2O3 nanoparticles instead 2018/191
cement on the stability of fluid-conveying The effective properties of saturated concrete
concrete pipes based on exact solution healed by EDM with the ITZs
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FE analyses and prediction of bursting forces Analysis of reinforced concrete corbel beams
in post-tensioned anchorage zone using Strut and Tie models
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Influence of high temperature on mechanical Hybrid fuzzy model to predict strength and
properties of concrete containing recycled optimum compositions of natural Alumina-
fine aggregate Silica-based geopolymers
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2018/196 2018/200
Investigation and verification on seismic Inter shear transfer of unbonded prestressing
behavior of precast concrete frame piers used precast segmental bridge column dry joints
in real bridge structures: Experimental and Bu, Y. Z.; Wu, Y. W.
numerical study Vol. 154, 1 January 2018, pp52-65
Qu, H.; et al.
Vol. 154, 1 January 2018, pp1-9 2018/201
2018/197 A closed-form solution of the interfacial stresses
Simplified method for rapid seismic assessment of and strains in steel beams strengthened with
older R.C. buildings externally bonded plates using ductile adhesives
Pardalopoulos, I. S.; Pantazopoulou, J. S.; Liu, M.; Dawood, M.
Lekidis, A. V. Vol. 154, 1 January 2018, pp66-77
Vol. 154, 1 January 2018, pp10-22
Modal strength reduction factors for seismic Biaxial shear behaviour of HDNR with Mullins
design of steel moment resisting frames effect and deformation-induced anisotropy
Loulelis, G. D.; Papagiannopoulos, A. G.; Beskos, Ragni, L.; et al.
E. D. Vol. 154, 1 January 2018, pp78-92
Vol. 154, 1 January 2018, pp23-37
Seismic performance of Concentrically Braced
Monitoring of the load-induced RC beam
Frames with non-buckling braces: A comparative
structural tension/compression stress and damage
using piezoelectric transducers
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Condition assessment of cables by pattern Metamodel-based design optimization of
recognition of vehicle-induced cable tension ratio structural one-way slabs based on deep learning
Li, S.; et al. neural networks to reduce environmental impact
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2018/205 Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp91-101
Visual data classification in post-event building
Yeum, M. Dyke, J. S.; Ramirez, J. Reduced order modelling of elastomeric vibration
Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp16-24 isolators in dynamic substructuring
Flodén, O.; Sandberg, G.; Persson, K.
2018/206 Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp102-114
Monitoring based nonlinear system modeling of
bridge–continuous welded rail interaction 2018/213
Strauss, A.; et al. Test and lower bound modeling of keyed shear
Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp25-35 connections in RC shear walls
Sørensen, H. J.; et al.
2018/207 Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp115-126
A weak shear web model for deflection 2018/214
analysis of deep composite box-type beams Punching shear failure in three-pile caps: Influence
Atashipour, S. R.; Girhammar, U. A.; Challamel, N. of the shear span-depth ratio and secondary
Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp36-49 reinforcement
Tortola, M. L.; Pallarés, L.; Miguel, F. P.
Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp127-143
Experimental research and finite element analysis
on seismic behavior of CFRP-strengthened 2018/215
seismic-damaged composite steel-concrete frame Simple design procedure for concrete filled steel
columns tubular columns in fire
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2018/209 2018/216
Seismic fragility analysis of deteriorating RC Effects of steel-to-member depth ratio and axial
bridge substructures subject to marine chloride- load on flexural ductility of concrete-encased steel
induced corrosion composite columns
Cui, F.; et al. Chen, C. C.; Chen, C. C.; Shen, H. J.
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2018/210 2018/217
A composite beam theory for modeling nonlinear The feasibility of passive controlled structural
shear behavior mechanism method to the design of structures
Jiang, F.; Deo, A.; Yu, W. Chadad, L.; et al.
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Study on constitutive model of shear performance Axial behavior of circular CFFT long columns
in panel zone of connections composed of internally reinforced with steel or carbon and glass
CFSSTCs and steel-concrete composite beams FRP longitudinal bars
with external diaphragms Ahmed, A. A.; et al.
Du, F. G.; et al. Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp267-278
Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp178-191
2018/219 Innovative seismic isolation of masonry infills
Seismic performance assessment of Eurocode using cellular materials at the interface with the
8-compliant concentric braced frame buildings surrounding RC frames
using FEMA P-58 Tsantilis, V. A.; Triantafillou, C. T.
Gobbo, D. M. G.; Williams, S. M.; Blakeborough, Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp279-297
Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp192-208
Experimental seismic performance assessment of
2018/220 asymmetric masonry buildings
Temperature-driven structural identification of a Avila, L.; Vasconcelos, G.; Lourenço, B. P.
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The Deformation Area Difference (DAD) method
2018/221 for condition assessment of reinforced structures
Erdenebat, D.; et al.
Comparative fire behavior of geopolymer and
Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp315-329
epoxy resin bonded fiber sheet strengthened RC
Zhang, Y. H.; et al.
Seismic experimental study on a precast concrete
Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp222-234
beam-column connection with grout sleeves
2018/222 Yan, Q.; Chen, T.; Xie, Z.
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Topological configuration analysis and design for
foam filled multi-cell tubes 2018/229
Sun, G.; et al. Seismic fragility of open ground storey RC frames
Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp235-250 with wall openings for vulnerability assessment
Choudhury, T.; Kaushik, B. H.
Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp345-357
Experimental study of transverse attachment joints
with 40 and 60 mm thick main plates, improved 2018/230
by high-frequency mechanical impact treatment Experimental research on concrete-filled RPC
(HFMI) tubes under axial compression load
Hakimi, S. P.; et al. Shan, B.; et al.
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Experimental study of repaired RC columns A modal approach to determine direct shear of
subjected to uniaxial and biaxial horizontal beams subjected to impulse
loading and variable axial load with longitudinal Kermani, A.; Ashrafi, A.; Louhghalam, A.
reinforcement welded steel bars solutions Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp46-52
Rodrigues, H.; et al.
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Multi-level damage identification of a bridge
2018/232 structure: a combined numerical and experimental
Time history response analysis of a slender tower investigat
under translational-rocking seismic excitations Xu, L. Y.; et al.
Bońkowski.; et al. Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp53-67
Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp387-393
2018/233 Experimental study of a novel precast prestressed
Effects of vertical stresses and flanges on seismic reinforced concrete beam-to-column joint
behavior of unreinforced brick masonry Wang, H.; et al.
Sajid, U. H.; et al. Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp68-81
Vol. 155, 15 January 2018, pp394-409
2018/234 Meshfree analysis of structures modeled as
Active vibration control for seismic excited extensible slender rods
building structures under actuator saturation, Bai, Y.; Niedzwecki, M. J.
measurement stochastic noise and quantisation
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp82-91
Xu, L.; Yu, Y.; Cui, Y.
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp1-11 2018/242
Hysteretic behaviour of steel fibre RC coupled
shear walls under cyclic loads: Experimental
Elastic buckling of steel arches with discrete study and modelling
lateral braces
Zhao, J.; et al.
Dou, C.; et al.
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp92-104
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp12-20
Computer vision for SHM of civil infrastructure:
Loading paths of confined concrete in circular
From dynamic response measurement to damage
concrete loaded CFT stub columns subjected to
detection – A review
axial compression
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2018/237 2018/244
Flexural performance of reinforced concrete beams Concrete-filled steel tube (CFT) truss girders:
made with recycled concrete coarse aggregate Experimental tests, analysis, and design
Paz, S. S.; et al. Huang, W.; et al.
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Effects of the shear lag on longitudinal strain and Detailing of concrete-to-concrete interfaces for
flexural stiffness of flanged RC structural walls improved ductility
Zhang, Z.; Li, B. Cavaco, E.; Pacheco, I.; Camara, J.
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp210-223
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Cover separation of CFRP strengthened beam-
In-plane behavior of cavity masonry infills and type cantilevers with steel bolt anchorage
strengthening with textile reinforced mortar
Zhang, D.; et al.
Akhoundi, F.; et al. Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp224-234
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2018/247 Vibration responses of glulam beam-and-deck
Effect of yield penetration on column plastic hinge floors
length Ebadi, M. M.; Doudak, G.; Smith, I.
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp235-242
Megalooikonomou, K. G.; Tastani, S. P.;
Pantazopoulou, S. J.
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp161-174
Dynamic responses and failure modes of bridge
columns under vehicle collision
Do, V. T.; Pham, M. T.; Hao, H.
The influence of environmental parameters on the
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp243-259
dynamic behaviour of the San Frediano bell tower
in Lucca 2018/255
Azzara, M. R.; et al. Role of global buckling in the optimization process
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp175-187 of grid shells: Design strategies
Grande, E.; Imbimbo, M.; Tomei, V.
2018/249 Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp260-270
Wind loads of moving vehicle on bridge with solid
wind barrier 2018/256
Xiang, H.; et al. Structural response of steel-fiber-reinforced
concrete beams under various loading rates
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp188-196
Lee, Y. J.; et al.
2018/250 Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp271-283

Nonlinear harmonically excited vibration of 2018/257

third-order shear deformable functionally
Flutter derivatives from free decay tests of
graded graphene platelet-reinforced composite
a rectangular B/D = 10 section estimated by
rectangular plates
optimized system identification methods
Gholami, R.; Ansari, R. Andersen, S. M.; et al.
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Modelling of the long-term behaviour of transition Engineering bond model for corroded
zones: Prediction of track settlement reinforcement
Wang, H.; Markine, V. Blomfors, M.; et al.
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2018/259 2018/266
Experimental and numerical investigations on Mode shape scaling and implications in modal
flexural behaviour of CFRP reinforced concrete- identification with known input
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Feng, R.; et al. Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp411-416
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp305-321
2018/260 Nonmodel-based framework for rapid seismic
Vibration control of smart base-isolated irregular risk and loss assessment of instrumented steel
buildings using neural dynamic optimization buildings
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Soto, G. M.; Adeli, H. Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp417-432
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp322-336
2018/261 Prediction of the fundamental frequencies and
Influence of different criteria for selecting ground modal shapes of historic masonry towers by
motions compatible with IEEE 693 required empirical equations based on experimental data
response spectrum on seismic performance Diaferio, M.; Foti, D.; Potenza, F.
assessment of electricity transmission towers Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp433-442
Tian, L.; Ma, R.; Qu, B.
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp337-350
Finite element analysis of square concrete-
2018/262 filled steel tube (CFST) columns under axial
Modeling and nonlinear dynamic analysis of compressive load
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Hu, Y.; et al. Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp443-459
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp351-362
2018/263 Design optimization on high-rise buildings
Collapse mechanisms of masonry arches with considering occupant comfort reliability and joint
settled springing distribution of wind speed and direction
Zampieri, P.; et al. Fu, J.; et al.
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Numerical investigation of the behavior of precast 2018/271
concrete segmental columns subjected to vehicle Shear-compression tests of URM walls: Various
collision setups and their influence on experimental results
Do, V. T.; Pham, M. T.; Hao, H. Wilding, V. B.; Dolatshahi, M. K.; Beyer, K.
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Degradation laws of hysteretic behaviour for Effect of cross-section size on the flexural failure
historical timber buildings based on pseudo-static behavior of RC cantilever beams under low cyclic
tests and monotonic lateral loadings
Chen, J.; et al. Jin, L.; et al.
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Vulnerability analysis of steel roofing cladding:
Computational performance of beam-column Influence of wind directionality
elements in modelling structural members
Ji, X.; et al.
subjected to localised fire
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp587-597
Jiang, L.; Usmani, A.
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A novel unsupervised deep learning model for
2018/274 global and local health condition assessment of
Performance-based interpretation of in-plane structures
cyclic tests on RC frames with strong masonry Rafiei, H. M.; Adeli, H.
infills Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp598-607
Morandi, P.; Hak, S.; Magenes, G. 2018/282
Vol. 156, 1 February 2018, pp503-521
Impacts of soil-structure interaction on the
structural control of nonlinear systems using
adaptive control approach
Multi-scale simulation of freeze-thaw damage to
Amini, F.; et al.
RC column and its restoring force characteristics Vol. 157, 15 February 2018, pp1-13
Gong, F.; Maekawa, K.
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Active vibration control design using the Coral
2018/276 Reefs Optimization with Substrate Layer
A spectral load model for pedestrian excitation algorithm
including vertical human-structure interaction Gómez, C. C.; et al.
Bassoli, E.; et al. Vol. 157, 15 February 2018, pp14-26
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2018/277 A multi-level model correlation approach for
Calculation of wind forces on lattice structures low-frequency vibration transmission in wood
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Prud’homme, S.; Legeron, F.; Langlois, S. Flodén, O.; Sandberg, G.; Persson, K.
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Analytical model for hybrid FRP-steel reinforced Dynamic analyses of operating offshore wind
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Ghazizadeh, S.; Noguez, C. A. C.; Talaei, F. Zuo, H.; Bi, K.; Hao, H.
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Buckling capacity of radially compressed thin- Evaluating the seismic behaviour of rammed earth
walled reinforced cementitious spheres buildings from Portugal: From simple tools to
Koukouselis, A.; Grammatopoulos, A.; Mistakidis, E. advanced approaches
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Structural behaviour of slender columns of high 2018/294
strength S690 steel welded H-sections under R-Funicularity of form found shell structures
compression Gabriele, S.; et al.
Ma, Y. T.; et al. Vol. 157, 15 February 2018, pp157-169
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A hysteresis model for timber joints with dowel-
Approximate two-component incremental
type fasteners
dynamic analysis using a bidirectional energy-
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Vol. 157, 15 February 2018, pp170-178
Soleimani, S.; Aziminejad, A.; Moghadam, M. S.
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2018/289 The continuous strength method for the design of
Progressive instability in circular masonry hot-rolled steel cross-sections
columns Yun, X.; Gardner, L.; Boissonnade, N.
Broseghini, M.; et al. Vol. 157, 15 February 2018, pp179-191
Vol. 157, 15 February 2018, pp96-104
2018/290 Strength and ductility of simple supported R/C
Method for evaluating the displacement response beams retrofitted with steel plates of different
of RC beams subjected to close-in explosion using width-to-thickness ratios
modified SDOF model Rakgate, S. M.; Dundu, M.
Nagata, M.; et al. Vol. 157, 15 February 2018, pp192-202
Vol. 157, 15 February 2018, pp105-118
Experimental study of shear strength and failure
Hierarchical life-cycle design of reinforced mechanisms in RC beams scaled along height or
concrete structures incorporating durability, length
economic efficiency and green objectives
Suchorzewski, J.; et al.
Wang, Z.; et al. Vol. 157, 15 February 2018, pp203-223
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2018/292 2018/299
Torsional behavior of a hybrid FRP-aluminum Time-dependent and long-term mechanical
space truss bridge: Experimental and numerical properties of concretes incorporating different
study grades of coarse recycled concrete aggregates
Zhang, D.; et al. Gholampour, A.; Ozbakkaloglu, T.
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A new approach to determine strength of Perfobond A new performance index of LQR for combination
rib shear connector in steel-concrete composite of passive base isolation and active structural
structures by employing neural network control
Allahyari, H.; et al. Miyamoto, K.; Sato, D.; She, J.
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2018/301 2018/304
Experimental study on the cyclic behavior of steel A mechanical model for failures in shear of
fiber reinforced high strength concrete columns members without transverse reinforcement based
and evaluation of shear strength on development of a critical shear crack
Bae, B.; et al. Cavagnis, F.; Ruiz, F. M.; Muttoni, A.
Vol. 157, 15 February 2018, pp250-267
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Effect of reinforcement anchorage end detail and
spacing on seismic performance of masonry shear
ElDin, S. M. H.; Galal, K.
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Experimental Mechanics
2018/305 2018/308
Crack Path Selection in Thermally Loaded A Device for Biaxial Testing in Uniaxial Machines.
Borosilicate/Steel Bibeam Specimen Design, Manufacturing and Experimental Results
Grutzik, S. J.; Reedy, D. E. Using Cruciform Specimens of Composite
Vol. 58, No. 1, January 2018, pp1–10 Materials
2018/306 Barroso, A.; et al.
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An Experimental-Computational Correlated
Study for Describing the Failure Characteristics 2018/309
of Concrete across Two Scale Levels: Mixture and
Polymeric Hopkinson Bar-Confinement Chamber
Structural Component
Apparatus to Evaluate Fluid Cavitation
Gheitasi, A.; Harris, D. K.; Hansen, M.
Bustamante, M. C.; Singh, D.; Cronin, D. S.
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Vol. 58, No. 1, January 2018, pp55–74
Assessment of Digital Image Correlation
Measurement Accuracy in the Ultimate Error Anisotropic Elastic-Viscoplastic Properties at
Regime: Improved Models of Systematic and Finite Strains of Injection-Moulded Low-Density
Random Errors Polyethylene
Bornert, M.; et al. Kroon, M.; et al.
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2018/311 2018/318
3D Deformation Measurement of Soft Material A New Formula for Evaluating Indentation
under Indentation Using Improved Diffraction- Toughness in Ceramics
Assisted Image Correlation Ma, D. J.; et al.
Dong, J.; Liu, Z. W.; Gao, J. X. Vol. 58, No. 1, January 2018, pp177–182
Vol. 58, No. 1, January 2018, pp87–98
2018/312 A Novel Image-based Ultrasonic Test to Map
Investigation into Electromechanical Properties of Material Mechanical Properties at High Strain-
Biocompatible Chitosan-Based Ionic Actuator rates
Sun, Z.; et al.
Seghir, R.; Pierron, F.
Vol. 58, No. 1, January 2018, pp99–109
Vol. 58, No. 2, February 2018, pp183–206
Evaluation of the Effect of Thermal Oxidation
and Moisture on the Interfacial Shear Strength Experimental investigation of the coupled magneto-
of Unidirectional IM7/BMI Composite by Fiber mechanical response in magnetorheological
Push-in Nanoindentation elastomers
Xu, T.; et al. Bodelot, L.; Voropaieff, J. P.; Pössinger, T.
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2018/314 2018/321
Glial Model for Traumatic Brain Injury: Network Effect of Particle Morphology, Compaction, and
Strain Field and Inflammation Induced by Confinement on the High Strain Rate Behavior of
Repeated Mechanical Impacts In Vitro Sand
Koumlis, S.; et al. Cola, D. F.; et al.
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2018/315 2018/322
Full-Field Deformation Measurements in Liquid- A Novel Grip Design for High-Accuracy Thermo-
like-Solid Granular Microgel Using Digital Image Mechanical Tensile Testing of Boron Steel under
Correlation Hot Stamping Conditions
McGhee, A.; et al. Ganapathy, M.; et al.
Vol. 58, No. 1, January 2018, pp137–149 Vol. 58, No. 2, February 2018, pp243–258
2018/316 2018/323
Two-Dimensional Mapping of In-plane Residual Rapid Determination of Fretting Fatigue Limit by
Stress with Slitting Infrared Thermography
Olson, M. D.; Hill, M. R.
Vol. 58, No. 1, January 2018, pp151–166
Chhith, S.; Waele, D. W.; Baets, D. P.
Vol. 58, No. 2, February 2018, pp259–267
Residual Strains using Integrated Continuous
Fiber Optic Sensing in Thermoplastic Composites Thermography Applied to the Study of Fatigue
and Structural Health Monitoring Crack Propagation in Polycarbonate
Arhant, M.; et al. Vieira, R. B.; Gonzáles, G. L. G.; Freire, J. L. F.
Vol. 58, No. 1, January 2018, pp167–176 Vol. 58, No. 2, February 2018, pp269–282
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2018/325 2018/329
Static and Modal Analysis of Low Porosity Determination of Bond Strengths in Non-
Thin Metallic Auxetic Structures Using Speckle woven Fabrics: a Combined Experimental and
Interferometry and Digital Image Correlation Computational Approach
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2018/326 2018/330
On the Measurement of two Independent Specimen Size and Strain Rate Effects on the
Viscoelastic Functions with Instrumented Compressive Behavior of Concrete
Indentation Tests Martin, B. E.; et al.
Vol. 58, No. 2, February 2018, pp357–368
Fadil, H.; Jelagin, D.; Larsson, P. L.
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2018/327 Plasticity Effects in the Hole-Drilling Residual
Stress Measurement in Peened Surfaces
Digital Image Correlation and Color Cameras
Nobre, J. P.; Kornmeier, M.; Scholtes, B.
Baldi, A. Vol. 58, No. 2, February 2018, pp369–380
Vol. 58, No. 2, February 2018, pp315–333
2018/328 Micrographic Digital Image Correlation Coupled
Development of a New Method to Investigate the with Microlithography: Case Study of Strain
Dynamic Friction Behavior of Interfaces Using a Localization and Subsequent Cracking at an FIB
Kolsky Tension Bar Notch Tip in a Laminated Ti-6Al-4V Alloy
Sanborn, B.; Song, B.; Nishida, E. Koyama, M.; Tanaka, Y.; Tsuzaki, K.
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International Journal of Damage Mechanics

2018/333 2018/335
Improvement in failure prediction algorithm for Effects of in-plane extension on transverse thermal
textile composites conductivity of a carbon–carbon 8-harness satin
Hallal, A.; Younes, R weave composite
Vol. 27, No. 1, January 2018, pp3–31 Zhang, D.; Hayhurst, D. R.
Vol. 27, No. 1, January 2018, pp47–73
Multiaxial high-cycle fatigue life prediction model 2018/336
based on the critical plane approach considering Effects of electrode pattern on thermal runaway of
mean stress effects lithium-ion battery
Zhang, L. J.; et al. Wang, M.; et al.
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Inverse problems of damage mechanics for a hub Damage-fragmentation transition: Size effect
of a friction pair and scaling behavior for impact fragmentation of
Mirsalimov, M. V.; Akhundova, P. slender projectiles
Vol. 27, No. 1, January 2018, pp82–96 Mastilovic, S.
Vol. 27, No. 2, February 2018, pp201–217
Progressive failure prediction of woven fabric
Enigma of dislocation patterning due to slip in
composites using a multi-scale approach
fatigued austenite
Xu, L.; et al. Das, A.
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2018/339 2018/344
Experimentally quantified and computational Extension of a fourth-order damage theory to
anisotropic damage rules for flax fabric anisotropic history: Application to ceramic matrix
composites compostites under a multi-axial non-proportional
Panamoottil, S. M.; Das, R.; Jayaraman, K. loading
Vol. 27, No. 1, January 2018, pp120–137 Baranger, E.
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Meso-scale fracture simulation using an augmented 2018/345
Lagrangian approach A gradient-enhanced damage model coupled
Labanda, A. N.; et al. to plasticity—multi-surface formulation and
Vol. 27, No. 1, January 2018, pp138–175 algorithmic concepts
Kiefer, B.; et al.
2018/341 Vol. 27, No. 2, February 2018, pp 253–295
Bearing strength and failure analysis on the
interference-fit double shear-lap pin-loaded
Flexural strength of delaminated composite plate
– An experimental validation
Zou, P.; et al. Hirwani, K. C.; et al.
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International Journal of Fatigue

2018/347 2018/348
Fatigue crack growth in diffusion-bonded Ti-6Al- Off-axis fatigue behaviour of unidirectional
4V laminate with unbonded zones laminates based on a microscale fatigue damage
He, X.; et al. model under different stress ratios
Vol. 106, January 2018, pp1-10 Mohammadi, B.; Fazlali, B.
Vol. 106, January 2018, pp11-23
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2018/349 2018/356
Investigation of the effect of porosity on the high Experimental investigation on the effect of shot
cycle fatigue behaviour of cast Al-Si alloy by peening on contact fatigue strength for carburized
X-ray micro-tomography and quenched gears
Le, D. V.; et al. Li, W.; Liu, B.
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2018/350 2018/357
The early stage of fatigue crack initiation in a High-R low growth rate fatigue crack propagation
12%Cr martensitic steel at elevated temperatures
Seidametova, G.; Vogt, B. J.; Serre, P. I. Chen, Z.; Holdsworth, S.
Vol. 106, January 2018, pp38-48 Vol. 106, January 2018, pp114-122

2018/351 2018/358
Effect of single tensile overload on fatigue crack Directional and notch effects on the fatigue
growth behavior in DP780 dual phase steel behavior of as-built DMLS Ti6Al4V
Li, S.; et al. Nicoletto, G.
Vol. 106, January 2018, pp49-55
Vol. 106, January 2018, pp124-131
Multiaxial variable amplitude fatigue life analysis
On the crystallographic, stage I-like, character of
using the critical plane approach, Part II: Notched
fine granular area formation in internal fish-eye
specimen experiments and life estimations
fatigue cracks
Gates, R. N.; Fatemi, A.
Abdesselam, H.; et al.
Vol. 106, January 2018, pp56-69
Vol. 106, January 2018, pp132-142
Consideration of the runouts and their subsequent
retests into S-N curves modelling based on a three- Fatigue behavior of an ultrafine-grained metastable
parameter Weibull distribution CrMnNi steel tested under total strain control
Caiza, T. D. P.; Ummenhofer, T. Droste, M.; et al.
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2018/354 2018/361
High-cycle fatigue strength of ultrafine-grained The effect of phase transformations induced by
5483 Al-Mg alloy at low and elevated temperature cyclic loading on the elastic properties and plastic
in comparison to conventional coarse-grained Al hysteresis of austenitic stainless steel
alloys Gonchar, A. V.; Mishakin, V. V.; Klyushnikov, V. A.
Majchrowicz, K.; et al. Vol. 106, January 2018, pp153-158
Vol. 106, January 2018, pp81-91
2018/355 Influence of prior shot peening variables on the
A 3D finite element modelling of crystalline fatigue life of micro arc oxidation coated 6061-T6
anisotropy in rolling contact fatigue Al alloy
Vijay, A.; Paulson, N.; Sadeghi, F. Krishna, R. L.; et al.
Vol. 106, January 2018, pp92-102 Vol. 106, January 2018, pp165-174
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2018/363 2018/370
An experimental investigation on the shear Evaluation of different crack driving forces for
mechanism of fatigue damage in rock joints under describing the fatigue crack growth behaviour of
pre-peak cyclic loading condition PET-G
Liu, X. R.; et al. Cano, A. J.; Salazar, A.; Rodríguez, J.
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2018/364 2018/371
Austenite plasticity mechanisms and their behavior A coupled hyperelastic-plastic-continuum damage
during cyclic loading model for studying cyclic behavior of unfilled
engineering polymers
Paul, K. S.; Stanford, N.; Hilditch, T.
Shojaei, K. A.; Volgers, P.
Vol. 106, January 2018, pp185-195
Vol. 107, February 2018, pp33-39
Fatigue crack propagation of aerospace aluminum Microstructure-based fatigue life model of metallic
alloy 7075-T651 in high altitude environments alloys with bilinear Coffin-Manson behavior
Burns, J. T.; et al. Cruzado, A.; et al.
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2018/366 2018/373
Determination of the fatigue critical distance Short cracks growth in low cycle fatigue under
according to the Line and the Point Methods with multiaxial in-phase loading
rounded V-notched specimen Foletti, S.; et al.
Santus, C.; Taylor, D.; Benedetti, M. Vol. 107, February 2018, pp49-59
Vol. 106, January 2018, pp208-218
2018/367 Effect of actual and accelerated ageing on
Effect of torsion angle on tension-torsion multiaxial microstructure evolution and mechanical
fretting fatigue behaviors of steel wires properties of a 2024-T351 aluminium alloy
Wang, X.; et al. Prudhomme, M.; et al.
Vol. 106, January 2018, pp159-164 Vol. 107, February 2018, pp60-71

Numerical investigation of the influence of rolling
An experimental and numerical study on fatigue
texture and microstructure on fatigue crack
damage development in laminates containing
initiation in BCC polycrystals
embedded wrinkle defects
Briffod, F.; Shiraiwa, T.; Enoki, M.
Mukhopadhyay, S.; et al. Vol. 107, February 2018, pp72-82
Vol. 107, February 2018, pp1-12
2018/369 Effect of shot-peening on the fretting wear and
Fatigue life estimations of alclad AA2024-T3 crack initiation behavior of Ti-6Al-4V dovetail
friction stir clinch joints joint specimens
Lin, P. C.; et al. Yang, Q.; et al.
Vol. 107, February 2018, pp13-26 Vol. 107, February 2018, pp83-95
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2018/377 2018/379
Low- and high-cycle fatigue resistance of Ti-6Al- A study on fatigue behavior of MIG-welded Al-
4V ELI additively manufactured via selective laser Mg alloy with different filler-wire materials under
melting: Mean stress and defect sensitivity mean stress
Benedetti, M.; et al. Gaur, V.; et al.
Vol. 107, February 2018, pp96-109 Vol. 107, February 2018, pp119-129

2018/378 2018/380
Fatigue of fiber-metal-laminates with aluminum Damage accumulation and crack initiation
core, CFRP face sheets and elastomer interlayers detection based on the evolution of surface
(FMEL) roughness parameters
Stoll, M. M.; Weidenmann, A. K. Haghshenas, A.; Khonsari, M. M.
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Journal of Applied Mechanics

2018/381 2018/385
Theoretical and Numerical Models to Predict Shooting and Arc-Length Continuation Method
Fracking Debonding Zone and Optimize for Periodic Solution and Bifurcation of Nonlinear
Perforation Cluster Spacing in Layered Shale Oscillation of Viscoelastic Dielectric Elastomers
Wang, T.; et al. Liu, F.; Zhou, J.
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2018/382 2018/386
Dynamical Analysis and Realization of an Experimental Investigation of Friction and Slip at
Adaptive Isolator the Traction Interface of Rope and Sheave
Xiuting, S.; et al. Ma, X.; Pan, Y.; Shi, X.
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2018/3183 2018/387
Fracture Behaviors of Bulk Metallic Glasses Voltage-Induced Wrinkling in a Constrained
Under Complex Tensile Loading Annular Dielectric Elastomer Film
Yu, L.; Wang, C. T. Li, K.; et al.
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2018/384 2018/388
Wave Directionality in Three-Dimensional Identification of Static Loading Conditions Using
Periodic Lattices Piezoelectric Sensor Arrays
Bayat, A.; Gaitanaros, S. Zhang, H.; et al.
Vol. 85, No. 1, January 2018 Vol. 85, No. 1, January 2018
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2018/389 2018/395
Coupling of Creases and Shells Self-Excited Oscillations of a Finite-Thickness
Wang. W.; Qiu, X. Elastic Layer Sliding Against a Rigid Surface
Vol. 85, No. 1, January 2018 With a Constant Coefficient of Friction
Mohammadi, K. N.; Adams, G. G.
2018/390 Vol. 85, No. 2, February 2018
A Phase-Field Damage Model for Orthotropic
Materials and Delamination in Composites 2018/396
Dhas, B.; et al. Self-Folding Mechanics of Surface Wettability
Vol. 85, No. 1, January 2018 Patterned Graphene Nanoribbons by Liquid
2018/391 Zhang, Y.; Liu, Q.; Xu, B.
A Prediction Model of Casing Wear in Extended- Vol. 85, No. 2, February 2018
Reach Drilling With Buckled Drillstring
Tan, L.; Gao, D.; Zhou, J. 2018/397
Vol. 85, No. 2, February 2018 Swelling Driven Crack Propagation in Large
Deformation in Ionized Hydrogel
2018/392 Ding, J.; et al.
Phase Transition of Temperature-Sensitive Vol. 85, No. 2, February 2018
Hydrogel UnderMechanical Constraint
Shoujing, Z.; Zishun, L. 2018/398
Vol. 85, No. 2, February 2018 A Solution of Rigid Perfectly Plastic Cylindrical
Indentation in Plane Strain and Comparison to
2018/393 Elastic-Plastic Finite Element Predictions With
Rate-Dependent Scaling of Dynamic Tensile Hardening
Strength of Quasibrittle Structures Jackson, L. R.
Le, L. J.; et al. Vol. 85, No. 2, February 2018
Vol. 85, No. 2, February 2018

Micromechanical Progressive Failure Analysis of
Fiber-Reinforced Composite Using Refined Beam
Kaleel, I.; et al.
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Journal of Bridge Engineering

2018/399 2018/400
Numerical Investigation of Connection Forces of a Reliability-Based Truck Weight Regulation of
Coastal Bridge Deck Impacted by Solitary Waves Small- to Medium-Span Bridges
Cai, Y.; et al Han, W.; et al.
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2018/401 2018/408
Influence Length of Wire Fracture and Wire-to- Temperature Behavior and Stability Analysis of
Wire Interaction in Helically Wired Strands under Orthotropic Steel Bridge Deck during Gussasphalt
Axial Loads Pavement Paving
Qu, H.; Li, T.; Chen, G. Liu, Y.; et al.
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2018/402 2018/409
Multistep and Multiparameter Identification Analytical Models of Frictional Resistance
Method for Bridge Cable Systems between Cable and Saddle Equipped with Friction
Dan, H. D.; et al. Plates for Multispan Suspension Bridges
Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018 Cheng, Z.; et al.
Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018
Optimum Combination of Bridge and Deck 2018/410
Systems for Superspan Cable-Stayed Bridges Seismic Performance of Concrete-Encased CFST
Shao, Y.; et al. Piers: Analysis
Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018 Ma, Y. D.; et al.
Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018
Seismic Damage Assessment of SMA-Retrofitted
Multiple-Frame Bridge Subjected to Strong Main Cyclic Experimental Behavior of Nonseismic
Shock–Aftershock Excitations Elastomeric Bearings with Stiffened Angle Side
Retainer Fuses for Quasi-Isolated Seismic Bridge
Jung, D.; Andrawes, B.
Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018
Steelman, J. S.; et al.
2018/405 Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018
Vibration-Based Health Monitoring of an Existing 2018/412
Truss Bridge Using Energy-Based Damping
Flutter Characteristics of Thin Plate Sections for
Aerodynamic Bridges
Mustafa, S.; Matsumoto, Y.; Yamaguchi, H. Yang, Y.; et al.
Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018 Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018
2018/406 2018/413
Dead Load Evaluation through Truss Bridge Compression Set in Closed-Cell Foam Bridge
Deconstruction Monitoring Expansion Joints
Murphy, B.; et al. Sparacino, G. M.; Shenton, W. H.; Weykamp, P.
Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018 Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018

2018/407 2018/414
Experimental Study on Longitudinal Joints with Fatigue Reliability Assessment for Orthotropic
Accelerated Construction Features in Precast Steel Deck Details Using Copulas: Application to
Multibox Girder Bridges Nan-Xi Yangtze River Bridge
Zhang, J.; et al. Liu, Y.; et al.
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2018/415 2018/422
Simplified Portable Bridge Weigh-in-Motion Seismic Retrofitting of Rectangular Bridge Piers
System Using Accelerometers with Deficient Lap Splices Using Ultrahigh-
Sekiya, H.; Kubota, K.; Miki, C. Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018 Dagenais, A. M.; Massicotte, B.; Boucher, G.
Vol. 23, No. 2, February 2018
Experimental Research on PBL Connectors 2018/423
Considering the Effects of Concrete Stress State Response of a Typical Oklahoma Bridge to the
and Other Connection Parameters September 3, 2016, 5.8-Magnitude Earthquake
Wang, X.; et al. near Pawnee, Oklahoma
Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018 Harvey, P. S.; Cortez, B. K. A. I.; Heinrich, S. K.
Vol. 23, No. 2, February 2018
Vector Form Intrinsic Finite-Element Analysis for 2018/424
Train and Bridge Dynamic Interaction Reliability Analysis of Ground-Penetrating Radar
Duan, Y. F.; et al. for the Detection of Subsurface Delamination
Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018
Sultan, A. A.; Washer, A. G.
Vol. 23, No. 2, February 2018
Fatigue Assessment of Steel-UHPC Lightweight 2018/425
Composite Deck Based on Multiscale FE Analysis:
Evaluation of Design Provisions for Pedestrian
Case Study
Bridges Using a Structural Reliability Framework
Shao, X.; Cao, J.
Dey, P.; Walbridge, S.; Narasimhan, S.
Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2018
Vol. 23, No. 2, February 2018
Generalized Approach for Determining the
Maximum Moment under HL-93 Loading on Structural Robustness of Long-Span Cable-
Simple Spans Supported Bridges in a Cable-Loss Scenario
Lowinger, S. Shoghijavan, M.; Starossek, U.
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2018/420 2018/427
Strain Energy-Based Fatigue Life Evaluation of Nonlinear Finite-Element Analysis of Integral
Deck-to-Rib Welded Joints in OSD Considering Abutment Bridges due to Cyclic Thermal
Combined Effects of Stochastic Traffic Load and Changes
Welded Residual Stress Fattah, A. T. M.; Fattah, A. T. T.; Hemada, A. A.
Cui, C.; et al. Vol. 23, No. 2, February 2018
Vol. 23, No. 2, February 2018
2018/421 Incorporation of Skew Effects in Live-Load
Experimental Study on Fatigue Resistance of Rib- Distribution Factors Developed for Typical
to-Deck Joint in Orthotropic Steel Bridge Deck Integral Bridges
Li, M.; et al. Dicleli, M.; Yalcin, F. O.
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2018/429 2018/433
Determination of Stay-Cable Forces Using Highly Test Error Sensitivity for Methods of Testing
Mobile Vibration Measurement Devices Prestressed Friction Loss
Morgenthal, G.; et al. Zhang, W.; et al.
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2018/430 2018/434
Tsunami-Like Wave Loading of Individual Bridge Effectiveness of Crack-Arrest Holes under
Components Distortion-Induced Fatigue Loading
Winter, O. A.; Motley, R. M.; Eberhard, O. M. Liu, H.; et al.
Vol. 23, No. 2, February 2018
Vol. 23, No. 2, February 2018
Seismic Vulnerability Assessment and Retrofitting
Efficiency of an External Damper in Two-Cable
Design of a Multispan Highway Bridge: Case
Hybrid Systems
Ahmad, J.; Cheng, S.; Ghrib, F. Monte, L. F.; et al.
Vol. 23, No. 2, February 2018
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2018/432 2018/436
Performance of a Developed TL-5 Concrete Empirical Validation of Bayesian Dynamic
Bridge Barrier Reinforced with GFRP Hooked Linear Models in the Context of Structural Health
Bars: Vehicle Crash Testing Monitoring
Sennah, K.; Mostafa, A. Goulet, A. J.; Koo, K.
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Engineering Structures

2018/437 2018/439
Buckling resistance of HSS box section columns Buckling resistance of HSS box section columns
part I: Stochastic numerical study Part II: Analytical study
Kövesdi, B.; Somodi, B. Kövesdi, B.; Somodi, B.
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp1-10 Vol. 140, January 2018, pp25-33

2018/438 2018/440
Seismic performance of steel-concrete composite Health monitoring of a steel moment-resisting
structural walls with prestressed internal bracing frame subjected to seismic loads
Lan, W.; Li, B.; Zhang, Z. Mosallam, A.; et al.
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp11-24 Vol. 140, January 2018, pp34-46
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2018/441 2018/449
Free vibration analysis of horizontally curved Global buckling behaviour of welded Q460GJ
composite concrete-steel I-girder bridges steel box columns under axial compression
Wodzinowski, R.; Sennah, K.; Afefy, M. H. Kang, B. S.; et al.
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp47-61
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp153-162
Seismic performance assessment of steel frame 2018/450
infilled with prefabricated wood shear walls Fatigue behaviour of a welded I-section under a
Li, Z.; et al. concentrated compression (wheel) load
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp62-73 Wardenier, J.; Vries, D. P.; Timmerman, G.
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp163-173
Experimental study on axially compressed circular 2018/451
CFST columns with improved confinement effect
Out-of-plane creep buckling analysis on slender
He, L.; Zhao, Y.; Lin, S.
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp74-81 concrete-filled steel tubular arches
Geng, Y.; et al.
2018/444 Vol. 140, January 2018, pp174-190
Ultimate strength of a beam-to-column joint in a
composite slim floor frame 2018/452
Zeng, J.; Lu, W.; Paavola, J. Behaviour of thin-walled curved steel plates under
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp82-91
generalised in-plane stresses: A review
2018/445 Martins, J. P.; et al.
Monotonic and cyclic tests on beam-column joints Vol. 140, January 2018, pp191-207
of industrial pallet racks
Gusella, F.; Lavacchin, G.; Orlando, M. 2018/453
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp92-107 Initial stiffness and strength characterization of
minor axis T-stub under out-of-plane bending
Gil, B.; Goñi, R.; Bayo, E.
Behavior of welded hollow spherical joints after
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp208-221
exposure to ISO-834 standard fire
Lu, J.; et al.
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp108-124
Round-ended rectangular concrete-filled steel
2018/447 tubular short columns: FE investigation under
Anti-collapse performances of steel beam-to- axial compression
column assemblies with different span ratios Hassanein, M. F.; Patel, V. I.
Meng, B.; Zhong, W.; Hao, J. Vol. 140, January 2018, pp222-236
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp125-138
Axially loaded capacity of alternatively strength- Patch loading resistance of slender plate girders
ened cold-formed channel columns with CFRP with longitudinal stiffeners
Amoush, A. E.; Ghanem, A. M. Kövesdi, B.
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp139-152 Vol. 140, January 2018, pp237-246
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2018/456 2018/464
Resistance of cold-formed built-up stainless steel Approach for shear capacity evaluation of fire
columns – Part II: Numerical simulation exposed steel and composite beams
Dobrić, J.; et al. Kodur, V. K. R.; Naser, M. Z.
Vol. 140, January 2018, pp247-260 Vol. 141, February 2018, pp91-103

2018/457 2018/465
Reliability evaluation of the Eurocode model for Experimental study on continuous energy-
fatigue assessment of steel bridges dissipative steel columns under cyclic loading
Leander, J. Li, W. Y.; et al.
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp1-8 Vol. 141, February 2018, pp104-117

2018/458 2018/466
Cold-formed stainless steel RHSs/SHSs under Numerical estimation for initial stiffness and
combined compression and cyclic bending ultimate moment of T-stub connections
Fang, C.; Zhou, F.; Luo, C. Kong, Z.; Kim, E. S.
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp9-22
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp118-131
Hybrid strengthening of steel-concrete composite
Structural behavior of orthotropic steel decks with
beam, part 1: Experimental investigation
artificial cracks in longitudinal ribs
Subhani, M.; Ameri, A. R.; Kabir
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp23-35 Yang, M.; Kainuma, S.; Jeong, Y. S.
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp132-144
Robustness assessment of a steel self-centering
moment-resisting frame under column loss Standardised friction damper bolt assemblies time-
Vasdravellis, G.; Baiguera, M.; Sammaraie, A. D related relaxation and installed tension variability
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp36-49 Cavallaro, F. G.; et al.
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp145-155
Design of steel wide-flange members for torsion 2018/469
applied through one flange Axial compression capacity of steel CHS X-joints
Ahmad, M.; et al. strengthened with external stiffeners
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp50-62 Li, W.; et al.
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp156-166
Design of laterally restrained web-tapered steel 2018/470
structures through a stiffness reduction method Experimental and analytical study of Block Slit
Kucukler, M.; Gardner, L. Damper
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp63-76 Amiri, A. H.; et al.
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp167-178
Fillet weld effective lengths in CHS X-connections. 2018/471
II: Finite element modelling, parametric study and Seismic design of beam-through steel frames with
design self-centering modular panels
Tousignant, K.; Packer, A. J. Du, X.; Wang, W.; Chan, M. T.
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp77-90 Vol. 141, February 2018, pp179-188
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2018/472 2018/477
Determination of geometrical imperfection models Flexural behaviour of asymmetric composite beam
in finite element analysis of structural steel hollow with low degree of shear connection
sections under cyclic axial loading Sheehan, T.; Dai, X.; Lam, D.
Hassan, M. S.; Salawdeh, S.; Goggins, T. Vol. 141, February 2018, pp251-261
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp189-203
2018/473 Behaviour and design of demountable CFST
Experimental seismic study on shear walls with column-column connections subjected to
fully-connected and beam-only-connected web compression
plates Li, D.; et al.
Shekastehband, B.; Azaraxsh, A. A.; Showkati, H. Vol. 141, February 2018, pp262-274
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp204-215
2018/474 Study on collapse mechanism of steel frame with
A unified formula for calculating bending capacity CFST-columns under column-removal scenario
of solid and hollow concrete-filled steel tubes Xu, M.; et al.
under normal and elevated temperature Vol. 141, February 2018, pp275-286
Yu, M.; et al.
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp216-225 2018/480
Fatigue property study and life assessment of
2018/475 composite girders with two corrugated steel webs
Global stability analysis of spatial structures based Yuan, S.; et al.
on Eigen-stiffness and structural Eigen-curve Vol. 141, February 2018, pp287-295
Zhu, C. Z.; Luo, F. Y.; Xiang, Y.
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp226-240

Experimental study on joint resistance and failure
modes of concrete filled steel tubular (CFST) truss
Huang, W.; et al.
Vol. 141, February 2018, pp241-250

Journal of Engineering Mechanics

2018/481 2018/482
Simulation of Spatially Varying Non-Gaussian Effects of Environmental Conditioning on the
and Nonstationary Seismic Ground Motions by Bond Behavior of FRP and FRCM Systems
the Spectral Representation Method Applied to Concrete Elements
Wu, Y.; et al. Ceroni, F.; et al.
Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018 Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
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2018/483 2018/490
Generalized Variational Principles for Solutions Analytical Solutions to the Axisymmetrical
of Statically Indeterminate Trusses under Consolidation of Unsaturated Soils
Mechanical-Thermal-Assembly Loadings Zhou, H. W.; et al.
Tan, Q. Z.; et al. Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
Deformation Gradient-Based Remedy for Mesh
General Mean Velocity Distribution Law for
Objective Three-Dimensional Interlocking
Smooth-Wall Plane Couette Flow
Guo, J.
Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018 Cho, H. I.; et al.
Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
Numerical Investigation of Solitary Wave 2018/492
Interaction with Double Row of Vertical Slotted Simulation of Stochastic Processes by Sinc Basis
Piles Functions and Application in TELM Analysis
Yao, Y.; et al. Broccardo, M.; Kiureghian, D. A.
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2018/486 2018/493
Direct Shear Testing Study of the Interface Static and Dynamic Behaviors of Microstructured
Behavior between Steel Plate and Compacted Membranes within Nonlocal Mechanics
Completely Decomposed Granite under Different
Hérisson, B.; et al.
Vertical Stresses and Suctions
Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
Borana, L.; et al.
Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
2018/487 Numerical Simulation of Thermal Cracking in
Beam Element with a 3D Response for Shear Rocks Based on General Particle Dynamics
Effects Zhou, X. P.; Bi, J.
Schulz, M. Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
2018/488 Probability Density Evolution of a Nonlinear
Effects of Engesser’s and Haringx’s Hypotheses Concrete Gravity Dam Subjected to Nonstationary
on Buckling of Timoshenko and Higher-Order Seismic Ground Motion
Shear-Deformable Columns Liu, Z.; Liu, Z.; Chen, D.
Li, X. F.; Lee, Y. K. Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
Lifecycle Simulation for Unbonded Concrete Exact Solution for Depth of Impact Crater into
Overlay Design Granular Bed
Liao, M.; Xu, H. Guo, J.
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2018/497 2018/504
Bayesian Two-Phase Gamma Process Model for Fractional-Order Theory of Thermoelasticity. II:
Damage Detection and Prognosis Quasi-Static Behavior of Bars
Prakash, G.; Narasimhan, S. Piccolo, V.; et al.
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018 Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018

2018/498 2018/505
Swing Story–Lateral Force Resisting System Consolidation Behavior for Saturated Sand–Marine
Connected with Dampers: Novel Seismic Vibration Clay Mixtures Considering the Intergranular
Control System for Building Structures Structure Evolution
Jia, J. L.; et al. Shi, X. S.; Yin, J.
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2018/499 2018/506
A Hierarchical Model for the Computation of Computing Transient Response of Dynamic
Permeation Properties of Porous Materials and Systems in the Frequency Domain
Their Enhancement due to Microcracks
Hu, J. L. S.; Gao, B.
Khaddour, F.; Grégoire, D.; Cabot, P.G. Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Characterization of Random Composite Properties
Displacement-Based Approach for the Assessment
Based on Statistical Volume Element Partitioning
of Overturning Stability of Rectangular Rigid
Barriers Subjected to Point Impact Acton, A. K.; Baxter, C. S.
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Lam, T. K. N.; et al.
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
2018/501 Isogeometric Analysis of a Multiphase Porous
Scattering of Water Waves by a Floating Body Media Model for Concrete
with Two Vertically Attached Porous Walls Remij, E. W.; et al.
Qiao, W.; Wang, H. K.; Sun, Y. Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
2018/502 Run-Up Simulation of Impulse-Generated Solitary
Design and Performance Evaluation of an Optimal Waves
Discrete-Time Feedforward Controller for Servo- Laurmaa, V.; et al.
Hydraulic Compensation Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Hayati, S.; Song, W.
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018 2018/510
Improved Spectral Representation Method for
2018/503 the Simulation of Stochastic Wind Velocity
Fractional-Order Theory of Thermoelasticicty. I: Field Based on FFT Algorithm and Polynomial
Generalization of the Fourier Equation Decomposition
Alaimo, G.; et al. Togbenou, K.; et al.
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018 Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
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2018/511 2018/517
Uncertainty of Peak Value of Non-Gaussian Wind Determination of Target Modes for Monitoring the
Load Effect: Analytical Approach Stiffness of Cable Domes Considering Random
Huang, G.; et al. Pretension Deviations
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018 Wu, X.; Deng, H.; Zhu, D.
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
2018/512 2018/518
Stochastic Averaging of Nonlinear Oscillators: Hybrid C- and L-Moment–Based Hermite
Hilbert Transform Perspective Transformation Models for Non-Gaussian
Spanos, D. P.; et al. Processes
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018 Gao, S.; Zheng, Y. X.; Huang, Y.
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Real-Time Variable Multidelay Controller for
Multihazard Mitigation Nonlinear Analysis of Plates with Rotation
Gradient–Dependent Potential Energy for
Cao, L.; Laflamme, S.
Constrained Microrotation
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Arbind, A.; Reddy, J. N.; Srinivasa, A. R.
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Galloping Analysis of a Stay Cable with an 2018/520
Attached Viscous Damper Considering Complex Effective In-Plane Elastic Modulus of a Periodic
Modes Regular Hexagonal Honeycomb Core with Thick
Nguyen, H. C.; Macdonald, G. H. J. Walls
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018 Huang, T.; Gong, Y.; Zhao, S.
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Reliability-Based Service Life Prediction of
Natural Frequencies of a Very Large–Sag
Corrosion-Affected Metal Pipes with Mixed Mode
Extensible Cable
Phanyasahachart, T.; Athisakul, C.;
Yang, W.; Fu, G.; Li, Q. C. Chucheepsakul, S.
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2018/516 2018/522
Elimination of Overshoot in Forced Vibration Effect of Stiffener Geometry on the Response of
Responses for Chang Explicit Family Methods Grid-Stiffened Panels
Chang, Y. S. Harvey, P. S.; Virgin, L. N.
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2018/523 2018/529
Tunable discontinuous shear thickening with Squeeze-strengthening of magnetorheological
magnetorheological suspensions fluids (part 1): Effect of geometry and fluid
Bossis, G.; et al. composition
Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp5–11 Bigué, L. P.J.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp62–71
Rheological properties of dimorphic
magnetorheological gels mixed dendritic carbonyl Squeeze-strengthening of magnetorheological
iron powder fluids (part 2): Simultaneous squeeze–shear at
high speeds
Yang, P.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp12–23
Bigué, L. P.J.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp72–81
The field-dependent conductivity of dimorphic
Fundamental characteristic of novel actuation
magnetorheological gel incorporated with iron
system with variable viscoelastic joints and
magneto-rheological clutches for human
Yu, M.; et al. assistance
Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp24–31
Okui, M.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp 82–90
Colloidal and viscoelastic properties of expanded 2018/532
perlite dispersions Integrated active and semi-active control for seat
Cabuk, M.; et al. suspension of a heavy duty vehicle
Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp32–40 Ning, D.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp91–100
Effects of temperature on performance of 2018/533
compressible magnetorheological fluid suspension Active/semi-active hybrid isolation system with
systems fuzzy switching controller
McKee, M.; Gordaninejad, F.; Wang, X. Fu, J.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp41–51 Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp101–115

2018/528 2018/534
Benchmark study of a small-scale slab track Specific features of non-Newtonian
system with squeeze-mode magnetorheological magnetorheological fluid flow in the workpiece–
fluid isolators instrument gap of a polishing facility
Li, R.; et al. Korobko, V. E.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp52–61 Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp116–124
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2018/535 2018/542
Preparation and experiment of magnetorheological Stress relaxation behavior of magnetorheological
polishing fluid in reciprocating magnetorheological elastomer: Experimental and modeling study
polishing process Qi, S.; et al.
Xiu, S.; et al. Vol. 29, No. 2, January 2018, pp205–213
Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp125–136
2018/536 Overcoming the conflict requirement between
Magnetorheological properties and polishing high-speed stability and curving trafficability of
characteristics of silica-coated carbonyl iron the train using an innovative magnetorheological
magnetorheological fluid elastomer rubber joint
Hong, P. K.; et al. Sun, S.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 1, January 2018, pp137–146 Vol. 29, No. 2, January 2018, pp214–222

2018/537 2018/544
Fabrication and characterisation of anisotropic Effect of surface conditions of one-side patterned
magnetorheological elastomer with 45° iron electrodes applied to electrorheological gel
particle alignment at various silicone oil Koyanagi, K.; et al.
concentrations Vol. 29, No. 2, January 2018, pp223–231
Tian, T.; Nakano, M.
Vol. 29, No. 2, January 2018, pp151–159 2018/545
One-step synthesis of core/shell-like structured
polypyrrole/sodium alginate nanocomposites and
Tunable friction performance of magneto-
their electro-responsive performances
rheological elastomer induced by external
Zhang, T.; et al.
magnetic field
Vol. 29, No. 2, January 2018, pp232–241
Li, R.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 2, January 2018, pp160–170 2018/546
2018/539 Effect of the filler composition on the
Design and testing performance of a magneto- electrorheological response of dielectric
rheological elastomer isolator for a scaled bridge suspensions in an enlarged temperature range
system Korobko, V. E.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 2, January 2018, pp242–249
Li, R.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 2, January 2018, pp171–182
2018/540 A test of giant electrorheological valve in DC and
Dynamic behavior of thick magnetorheological square wave AC fields with different frequencies
elastomers Xu, L.; et al.
Johnson, N.; Gordaninejad, F.; Wang, X. Vol. 29, No. 2, January 2018, pp250–254
Vol. 29, No. 2, January 2018, pp183–193
2018/541 Semi-active adaptive optimal control of vehicle
Development of a nonlinear adaptive absorber suspension with a magnetorheological damper
based on magnetorheological elastomer based on policy iteration
Sun, S.; et al. Wang, X.
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2018/549 2018/556
Adaptive magnetoelastic metamaterials: A new Dynamic shape control of piezocomposite-actuated
class of magnetorheological elastomers morphing wings with vibration suppression
Harne, L. R.; et al. Wang, X.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 2, January 2018, pp265–278 Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018, pp358–370

2018/550 2018/557
Disturbance rejection and force-tracking controller Modeling and simulation of hydrogels for the
of nonlinear lateral vibrations in passenger rail application as finger grippers
vehicle using magnetorheological fluid damper
Attaran, A.; Keller, K.; Wallmersperger, T.
Sharma, K. S.; Kumar, A.
Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018, pp371–387
Vol. 29, No. 2, January 2018, pp279–297

2018/551 2018/558
Dynamic modeling with feedforward/feedback Recovery stress enhancement in shape memory
control design for a three degree of freedom composites from silicon carbide whisker–filled
piezoelectric nanopositioning platform benzoxazine-epoxy polymer alloy
Orszulikm, R. R.; Duvigneau, F.; Gabbert, U. Likitaporn, C.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018, pp301–309 Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018, pp388–396

2018/552 2018/559
Adjustable fluid and particle permeation through Compensated positive position feedback for active
hydrogel composite membranes control of piezoelectric structures
Ehrenhofer, A.; Wallmersperger, T. Wu, Y.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018, pp310–322 Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018, pp 397–410

2018/553 2018/560
Beam damage uncertainty quantification using Internal longitudinal damage detection in a steel
guided Lamb wave responses beam using Lamb waves: Simulation and test
Wang, G. study
Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018, pp323–334
Park, Y. C.; et al.
2018/554 Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018, pp411–422

A method for monitoring bolt torque in a composite

connection using an embedded fiber Bragg grating
Surface wave propagation in functionally graded
piezoelectric material: An analytical solution
Yeager, M.; Whitaker, A.; Todd, M.
Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018, pp335–344 Sahu, A. S.; Singhal, A.; Chaudhary, S.
Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018, pp423–437
Efficient three-node finite shell element for 2018/562
linear and geometrically nonlinear analyses of A sub-cc nonlinear piezoelectric energy harvester
piezoelectric laminated structures for powering leadless pacemakers
Rama, G.; Marinković, D.; Zehn, M. Ansari, M. H.; Karami, A. M.
Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018, pp345–357 Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018, pp438–445
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Theoretical analysis and design for a multilayered
ionic polymer metal composite actuator
Yang, W.; et al.
Vol. 29, No. 3, February 2018, pp446–459

Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering

2018/564 2018/569
Aggregate Morphological Characterization with Alkali-Activated Phosphorous Slag Performance
3D Optical Scanner versus X-Ray Computed under Different Curing Conditions: Compressive
Tomography Strength, Hydration Products, and Microstructure
Liu, Y.; et al. Maghsoodloorad, H.; Khalili, H.; Allahverdi, A.
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2018/565 2018/570
Comparison of Cast-In-Situ and Prefabricated High- and Intermediate-Temperature Performance
UHTCC Repair Systems under Bending of Asphalt Binder Containing Carbon Nanotube
Using Different Rheological Approaches
Wang, B.; et al.
Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2018 Ashish, K. P.; Singh, D.
Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2018
Performance of Stone Matrix Asphalt and
Residual Properties of Concrete Containing
Asphaltic Concrete Using Modifiers
Recycled Refractory Brick Aggregate at Elevated
Ranadive, M. S.; Hadole, H. P.; Padamwar, S. V. Temperatures
Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2018
Nematzadeh, M.; Nasiri, B. A.
Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2018
Evaluating the Properties of Mixtures of Steel 2018/572
Furnace Slag, Coal Wash, and Rubber Crumbs Total Focusing Method or Phased Array Technique:
Used as Subballast Which Detection Technique Is Better for the
Indraratna, B.; Qi, Y.; Heitor, A. Ultrasonic Nondestructive Testing of Concrete?
Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2018 Tseng, W. C.; Chang, F. Y.; Wang, Y. C.
Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2018
Resilient Response Characterization of Pavement 2018/573
Foundation Materials Using a Polyacrylamide- Lateral Performance of As-Built and Retrofitted
Based Stabilizer Timber Diaphragm Fastener Connections
Georgees, N. R.; et al. Schiro, G.; et al.
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2018/574 2018/581
Laboratory Evaluation of Deurex-Modified Impacts of Coarse-Aggregate Gradation on the
Asphalt Workability of Slip-Formed Concrete
Yang, S.; et al. Cook, D. M.; Ghaeezadah, A.; Ley, T. M.
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2018/575 2018/582
Rational ConditionAssessment of RC Bridge Decks Compacted Chalk Putty–Cement Blends:
Subjected to Corrosion-Induced Delamination Mechanical Properties and Performance
Omar, T.; Nehdi, L. M.; Zayed, T. Consoli, C. N.; et al
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2018/576 2018/583
Relative Compression Strength Evolution of Effects of Curing Conditions and Sand-to-Binder
Silica-Fume Ultrahigh-Performance Concrete Ratios on Compressive Strength Development of
under Saturated Adiabatic Hydration Using Virtual Fly Ash Geopolymer
Khan, N. Z. M.; et al.
Béjar, D. A. L.; Rushing, T. S. Vol. 30, No. 2, February 2018
Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2018
Development of High-Performance Self-
Accelerated Aging of Asphalt by UV Photo-
Compacting Concrete Applied as the Filling Layer
Oxidation Considering Moisture and Condensation
of High-Speed Railway
Long, G.; et al.
He, X.; et al.
Vol. 30, No. 2, February 2018
Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2018
Effects of Mixing Time and Revolution Count on Methods for the Quantification of Recycled
Characteristics of Blended Cement Containing Engine Oil Bottoms in Performance-Graded
Rice Husk Ash Asphalt Cement
Prasittisopin, L.; Trejo, D. Kaskow, J.; Poppelen, V. S.; Hesp, A. M. S.
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2018/579 2018/586
Modeling Capillary Water Absorption in Concrete Performance Evaluation of Construction and
with Discrete Crack Network Demolition Waste Materials for Pavement
Li, X.; et al. Construction in Egypt
Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2018 Arisha, A. M.; et al.
Vol. 30, No. 2, February 2018
Theoretical and Experimental Evaluation of Two 2018/587
Roadway Piezoelectric-Based Energy Harvesting Dynamic Properties of Lightweight Cellular
Prototypes Concrete for Geotechnical Applications
Roshani, H.; et al. Tiwari, B.; Ajmera, B.; Villegas, D.
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2018/588 2018/595
Effects of Blaine and Tricalcium Aluminate on Laboratory Investigation of Concrete Pavements
the Sulfate Resistance of Nanosilica-Containing Containing Fine RAP Aggregates
Mortars Singh, S.; Ransinchung, G. D.; Kumar, P.
Ghafoori, N.; Batilov, I.; Najimi, M. Vol. 30, No. 2, February 2018
Vol. 30, No. 2, February 2018
2018/589 Effects of Aggregate Size on the Rutting and
Composite Mortars Produced with Wood Waste Stripping Resistance of Recycled Asphalt
from Demolition: Assessment of New Compounds Mixtures
with Enhanced Thermal Properties
Kim, S.; Shen, J.; Jeong, M. M.
Conde, M. J. M.; Hita, D. R. P.; Gálvez, F. P. Vol. 30, No. 2, February 2018
Vol. 30, No. 2, February 2018
Diffusion and Rheological Properties of Asphalt Phase Diagram and Volume Change of the
Modified by Bio-Oil Regenerant Derived from Ca(OH)2–CaCl2–H2O System for Varying
Waste Wood Ca(OH)2/CaCl2 Molar Ratios
Sun, B.; Zhou, X. Qiao, C.; Suraneni, P.; Weiss, J.
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2018/591 2018/598
Mechanical and Durability Properties of Recycled Shear-Thickening Behavior of Cement Pastes
Aggregate Concrete: Effect of Recycled Aggregate under Combined Effects of Mineral Admixture
Properties and Content and Time
Ozbakkaloglu, T.; Gholampour, A.; Xie, T. Yang, H.; Lu, C.; Mei, G.
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Acid and Sulfate Resistance of Alkali-Activated Interpreting Stress Sensitivity in the Multiple
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Dual Self-Healing Mechanisms with
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Microcapsules and Shape Memory Alloys in
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Reinforced Concrete
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Refining the Calculation Method for Fatigue Numerical and Experimental Studies of Diffusion
Failure Criterion of Asphalt Binder from Linear Law of Grouting with Expansible Polymer
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2018/603 Evaluation of the Load Dissipation Behavior of
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Model Tests Investigating Spatial Tensile Behavior
Time-Temperature-Age Superposition Validation
of Simulated Geosynthetic Reinforcement Material
for Linear Viscoelastic Properties of Bituminous
over Rigid Supports
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Influence of Two Types of Nanosilica Hydrosols 2018/609
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Improved J Estimation by GE/EPRI Method for A Unified Analytical Method of Stress Analysis
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Circumferential Surface Cracks Zhu, H.
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Vol. 140, No. 1, February 2018
Numerical Validations of Flaw Shape Idealization Stability of Open-Topped Storage Tanks With Top
Methods to Burst Pressure Estimations of Steam Stiffener and One Intermediate Stiffener Subject
Generator Tube With Axial Surface Flaws to Wind Loading
Park, H. S.; et al. Sun, T.; Azzuni, E.; Guzey, S.
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Research and Development of Rubber Bearings for Interaction Between Circumferential Lamb Waves
Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactor: Ultimate Properties and Lamination in the Midplane of a Metallic
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2018/615 Fatigue Measurement of Pipeline Steels for the
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Experimental Evaluation of Novel Hybrid
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for Fatigue Evaluation of 316 Stainless Steel
Alobaidi, W.; et al.
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2018/617 Electrochemical Corrosion Finite Element Analysis
and Burst Pressure Prediction of Externally
A Lifetime Prediction Method of Pressured Gas
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Polyethylene Pipes by Thermal-Oxidative Aging
Test and Tensile Test
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New Ring Specimen Geometries for Determining Improved Folias Factor and Burst Pressure Models
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Effects of structural damping on wind-induced Numerical investigation of the flow field around
responses of a 243-meter-high solar tower based low rise buildings due to a downburst event using
on a novel elastic test model large eddy simulation
Li, S. Y.; et al. Haines, M.; Taylor, I.
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2018/626 2018/633
Vortex-induced vibration analysis of long-span Strong wind characteristics and dynamic response
bridges with twin-box decks under non-uniformly of a long-span suspension bridge during a storm
distributed turbulent winds Fenerci, A.; Øiseth, O.
Zhu, Q.; et al. Vol. 172, January 2018, pp116-138
Vol. 172, January 2018, pp31-41
Large Eddy Simulation of an isolated vertical axis
An efficient procedure for the calculation of the
wind turbine
stress distribution in a wind turbine blade under
aerodynamic loads Posa, A.; Balaras, E.
Fernandez, G.; Usabiaga, H.; Vandepitte, D. Vol. 172, January 2018, pp139-151
Vol. 172, January 2018, pp42-54
2018/628 Aerodynamic admittance of truss girder in
A consistent steady state CFD simulation method homogenous turbulence
for stratified atmospheric boundary layer flows Zhong, Y.; Li, M.; Ma, C.
Chang, Y. C.; et al. Vol. 172, January 2018, pp152-163
Vol. 172, January 2018, pp55-67
Energy harvesting from different aeroelastic
A computational study of particulate emissions instabilities of a square cylinder
from Old Moor Quarry, UK
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Joseph, G. M. D.; Lowndes, I. S.; Hargreaves, D.
Vol. 172, January 2018, pp164-169
Vol. 172, January 2018, pp68-84
2018/630 Numerical study of mixed convective heat transfer
Numerical simulation of downburst wind flow coefficients for building cluster
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Vol. 172, January 2018, pp85-95
2018/631 Modelling of distributed aerodynamic pressures
Wind-induced single-sided natural ventilation on bridge decks based on proper orthogonal
in buildings near a long street canyon: CFD decomposition
evaluation of street configuration and envelope Tan, Z. X.; et al.
design Vol. 172, January 2018, pp181-195
Ai, Z. T.; Mak, C. M.
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2018/632 Data-driven modeling of vortex-induced vibration
Aerodynamic treatments for reduction of wind of a long-span suspension bridge using decision
loads on high-rise buildings tree learning and support vector regression
Li, Y.; et al. Li, S.; Laima, S.; Li, H.
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Description of the flow equations around a high Three-dimensional wind turbine positioning
speed train inside a tunnel using Gaussian particle swarm optimization with
Rivero, M. J.; Martínez, G. E.; Fernández, R. M. differential evolution
Vol. 172, January 2018, pp212-229 Song, X. M.; Chen, K.
Vol. 172, January 2018, pp317-324
The effect of the ground condition on high-speed
train slipstream A statistical dynamics track model of tropical
cyclones for assessing typhoon wind hazard in the
Wang, S.; et al.
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Naccache, G.; Paraschivoiu, M. dimensional full-scale measurements at 344 m
Vol. 172, January 2018, pp244-255 high guyed mast site Gartow 2
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Wind-induced vibration control of super-tall
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Kalehsar, E. H.; Khodaie, N. Long term modelling of the dynamical atmospheric
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Chahine, A.; et al.
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Identification and application of six-component
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Zhu, L.; et al. rivulet morphology evolution during rain–wind-
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Cheng, P.; et al.
2018/645 Vol. 172, January 2018, pp367-378
Observational study on thermodynamic and
kinematic structures of Typhoon Vicente (2012) at
An experimental investigation on the
landfall Y. C.;
aeromechanics and wake interferences of wind
Chan, P. W.; Li, Q. S. turbines sited over complex terrain
Vol. 172, January 2018, pp280-297
Tian. W.; Ozbay, A.; Hu, H.
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A numerical investigation of Reynolds number 2018/653
sensitivity of flow characteristics around a twin- Comparative numerical analysis of the slipstream
box girder caused by single and double unit trains
Laima, S.; et al. Guo, J. Z.; et al.
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Numerical and wind tunnel investigation of Hot Effects of blade design on ice accretion for
Air Recirculation across Liquefied Natural Gas horizontal axis wind turbines
Air Cooled Heat Exchangers Ibrahim, G. M.; Pope, K.; Muzychka, Y. S.
Ghani, S.; et al. Vol. 173, February 2018, pp39-52
Vol. 172, January 2018, pp409-422
2018/655 Tree-crown-resolving large-eddy simulation
Field measurement and investigation of spatial coupled with three-dimensional radiative transfer
coherence for near-surface strong winds in model
Southeast China Matsuda, K.; Onishi, R.; Takahashi, K.
Peng, Y.; Wang, S.; Li, J Vol. 173, February 2018, pp53-66
Vol. 172, January 2018, pp423-440
2018/656 PRIME2: Development and evaluation of
Optimal design of structures using cyber-physical improved building downwash algorithms for
wind tunnel experiments with mechatronic models rectangular and streamlined structures
Whiteman, L. M.; et al. Petersen, R. L.; Guerra, A. S.
Vol. 173, February 2018, pp67-78
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2018/657 2018/664
Wind speed scenario generation based on Solid barriers for windblown sand mitigation:
dependency structure analysis Aerodynamic behavior and conceptual design
Borujeni, S. M.; Foroud, A. A.; Dideban, A.
Bruno, L.; Fransos, D.; Giudice, L. A.
Vol. 172, January 2018, pp453-465
Vol. 173, February 2018, pp79-90
Experiments on natural snow distribution around
Consistency of mean wind speed in pedestrian wind
simplified building models based on open air
environment analyses: Mathematical consideration
snow-wind combined experimental facility
and a case study using large-eddy simulation
Mengmeng, L.; et al. Kikumoto, H.; et al.
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2018/659 2018/666
Experimental investigation on the combined effects Assessing methods to extrapolate the vertical
of surface roughness and corner radius for square wind-speed profile from surface observations in a
cylinders at high Reynolds numbers up to 107 city centre during strong winds
Hinsberg, V. P. N.; Schewe, G.; Jacobs, M. Kent, W. C.; et al.
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Near wake field of circular cylinder with a forward Characterisation of the wind properties in the
splitter plate Grande Ravine viaduct
Chutkey, K.; Suriyanarayanan, P.; Venkatakrishnan, L. Bastos, F.; et al.
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New plume rise modeling in a turbulent atmosphere Unsteady galloping of a rectangular cylinder in
via hybrid RANS-LES numerical simulation turbulent flow
Orkomi, A. A.; Ashrafi, K.; Motlagh, S. M. Mannini, C.; Massai, T.; Marra, M. A.
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Uncertainty analysis of the strength capacity and Revised power-law model to estimate the vertical
failure path for a transmission tower under a wind variations of extreme wind speeds in China coastal
load regions
Fu, X.; Li, N. H. Liu, Y. C.; et al.
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2018/670 2018/677
Aerodynamic behavior of a cable-stayed bridge Large eddy simulation of the neutral atmospheric
section composed by inclined parallel decks boundary layer: performance evaluation of
Núñez, G. J. Z.; et al. three inflow methods for terrains with different
Vol. 173, February 2018, pp156-170 roughness
Vasaturo, R.; et al.
2018/671 Vol. 173, February 2018, pp241-261
Enhancement of flutter stability in wind turbines
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rotation of blades On the two flow states in the wake of a hatchback
Chen, B.; et al. Ahmed body
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Specific power input: Comparison among rigid 2018/679
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Muggiasca, S.; Belloli, M.; Diana, G. in open air
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Numerical simulation of the Reynolds number 2018/680
effect on the aerodynamic pressure in tunnels Steady RANS model of the homogeneous
Niu, Q. J.; et al. atmospheric boundary layer
Vol. 173, February 2018, pp187-198 Cindori, M.; et al.
Vol. 173, February 2018, pp289-301
Observed gust wind speeds in the coterminous
United States, and their relationship to local and
regional drivers
Letson, F.; et al.
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2018/681 2018/688
Stability of Steel Columns Subjected to Earthquake Experimental Testing of Rocking Cross-Laminated
and Fire Loads Timber Walls with Resilient Slip Friction Joints
Memari, M.; Mahmoud, H.; Ellingwood, B. Hashemi, A.; et al.
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Withdrawal Strength of Pneumatically Driven Risk-Based Prioritization of a Building Portfolio
Steel Pin Connections in Cold-Formed Steel for Retrofit
Light-Frame Construction Talebiyan, H.; Mahsuli, M.
Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
Serrette, R.; Nolan, D.; Kifle, B.
Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018 2018/690
Progressive Collapse Resistance of Posttensioned
Concrete Beam-Column Subassemblages with
Reinforced Masonry Building Seismic Response Unbonded Posttensioning Strands
Models for ASCE/SEI-41 Qian, K.; et al.
Ezzeldin, M.; Dakhakhni, E. W.; Wiebe, L. Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
Vol. 144, No. 1, January 2018
2018/684 Dynamic Properties of Wind-Excited Linked Tall
Experimental Evaluation of Single-Bolted Lap Buildings Considering both Intrabuilding and
Joints at Elevated Temperatures Interbuilding Structural Couplings
Fischer, C. E.; Varma, H, A.; Zhu, Q. Song, J.; et al.
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2018/685 2018/692
Shear Strength of Beams Made Using Hybrid Life-Cycle Performance of Civil Structure and
Fiber–Engineered Cementitious Composites Infrastructure Systems: Survey
Alrefaei, Y.; Rahal, K.; Maalej, M. Biondini, F.; Frangopol, M. D.
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Finite-Element Modeling of Hybrid Concrete- Recommendations for Ω0 for Anchorage into Con-
Masonry Frames Subjected to In-Plane Loads crete for Floor-Mounted Nonstructural Components
Johnson, P. T.; Dowell, K. R.; Silva, F. J.
Redmond, L.; et al. Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
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Seismic Behavior of Self-Centering Modular Panel Large-Scale Experimental Tests of Composite
with Slit Steel Plate Shear Walls: Experimental Steel Floor Systems Subjected to Column Loss
Testing Scenarios
Wang, W.; et al. Hadjioannou, M.; et al.
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Gust Buffeting of Slender Structures and Interaction of Local, Distortional, and Global
Structural Elements: Simplified Formulas for Buckling in CFS Lipped Channel Compression
Design Calculations and Code Provisions Members
Solari, G. Kumar, A. M. V.; Kalyanaraman, V.
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Masonry Walls under Combined In-Plane and Analytical Approach to Establishing the Elastic
Out-of-Plane Loadings Behavior of Multipanel CLT Shear Walls Subjected
Khuda, E. N. S.; Dhanasekar, M. to Lateral Loads
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Casagrande, D.; et al.
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Test of a Steel Plate Shear Wall with Partially 2018/704
Encased Composite Columns and RBS Frame
Continuous One-Way RC Slabs with Sinking
Outer Support: Tests and Simple Model
Dastfan, M.; Driver, R.
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Behavior of Hollow-Core FRP-Concrete-Steel 2018/705
Columns under Static Cyclic Flexural Loading Tests and Simple Models of RC Frame
Abdelkarim, I. O.; et al. Subassemblies for Postulated Loss of Column
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018 Stathas, N.; et al.
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Full-Scale Testing of Deep Wide-Flange Steel 2018/706
Columns under Multiaxis Cyclic Loading: Seismic Response of a Yielding Structure Coupled
Loading Sequence, Boundary Effects, and Lateral with a Rocking Wall
Stability Bracing Force Demands Aghagholizadeh, M.; Makris, N.
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2018/700 Experimental and Analytical Investigation of
Experimental Studies on Progressive Collapse Cross-Laminated Timber Panels Subjected to Out-
Resistance of Steel Moment Frames under of-Plane Blast Loads
Localized Furnace Loading Poulin, M.; et al.
Jiang, B.; et al. Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
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2018/701 Macroelement Model for In-Plane and Out-of-
Force-Based Frame Element Implementation Plane Responses of Masonry Infills in Frame
for Real-Time Hybrid Simulation Using Explicit Structures
Direct Integration Algorithms
Trapani, D. F.; Shing, P. B.; Cavaleri, L.
Kolay, C.; Ricles, M. J. Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
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Sustainable Earthquake-Resisting System Experimental Study on Tornado-Induced Wind
Grigorian, M.; Grigorian, E. C. Pressures on a Cubic Building with Openings
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018 Wang, J.; et al.
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Seismic Retrofit of Concrete Shear Walls with Collapse Fragility Curves for RC Buildings
SMA Tension Braces Exhibiting Brittle Failure Modes
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Modeling the Flexural Collapse of Thin-Walled System Reliability of Floor Diaphragms Framed
Spirally Welded Tapered Tubes from Cold-Formed Steel with Wood Sheathing
Mahmoud, A.; et al. Chatterjee, A.; et al.
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Second-Order Effects on Wind-Induced Structural
Structural Identification Using Computer Vision– Behavior of High-Rise Steel Buildings
Based Bridge Health Monitoring Park, S.; Yeo, D.
Khuc, T.; Catbas, N. F. Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
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2018/713 Steel Coupling Beams with a Replaceable Fuse
Experimental Study on Impact Behavior of Stud Shahrooz, M. B.; Fortney, J. P.; Harries, A. K.
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Shear Connectors between Concrete Slab and
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Huo, J.; et al. Experimental and Numerical Investigation of
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Weak Story Behavior
2018/714 Simpson, G. B.; Mahin, A. S.
Flexure Mechanism and Deformation at Bending- Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Compression Failure of RC Structural Walls
Sanada, Y.; et al. 2018/722
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Engineering Analysis of a Full-Scale High-
Resolution Tornado Wind Speed Record
2018/715 Lombardo, T. F.
Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
Profitability Analysis for Assessing the
Optimal Seismic Retrofit Strategy of Industrial 2018/723
Productive Processes with Business-Interruption Predicting Uniaxial Cyclic Compressive Behavior
Consequences of Brick Masonry: New Analytical Model
Hofer, L.; et al. Facconi, L.; Minelli, F.; Vecchio, J. F.
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Novel Framework for Vibration Serviceability Strut-and-Tie Modeling of Reinforced Concrete
Assessment of Stadium Grandstands Considering Deep Beams
Durations of Vibrations Ismail, K. S.; Guadagnini, M.; Pilakoutas, K.
Do, T. N.; et al. Vol. 144, No. 2, February 2018
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2018/725 2018/727
Seismic Performance Characterization of Wood- Postearthquake Strength Assessment of Steel
Sheathed and Cold-Formed Steel Framed Floor Moment-Resisting Frame with Multiple Beam-
and Roof Diaphragm Structures Column Fractures Using Local Monitoring Data
Nikolaidou, V.; et al. Matarazzo, J. T.; Kurata, M.; et al.
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2018/728 2018/732
Novel texture-based descriptors for tool wear Fast and accurate spectral estimation for online
condition monitoring detection of partial broken bar in induction
Antić, A.; et al. motors
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp1-15 Samanta, A. K.; et al.
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp63-77
Instantaneous speed jitter detection via encoder
signal and its application for the diagnosis of Impedance measures in analysis and
planetary gearbox characterization of multistable structures subjected
to harmonic excitation
Zhao, M.; et al.
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp16-31
Harne, L. R.; Goodpaster, A. B.
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp78-90
Moving force identification based on redundant Coupled oscillators in identification of nonlinear
concatenated dictionary and weighted l1-norm damping of a real parametric pendulum
Olejnik, P.; Awrejcewicz, J.
Pan, D. C.; et al. Vol. 98, January 2018, pp91-107
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp32-49
2018/731 A multi-reference filtered-x-Newton narrowband
A modal-energy based equivalent lumped model algorithm for active isolation of vibration and
for open cracks experimental investigations
Jalali, H.; Noohi, F. Wang, Y. C.; et al.
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2018/736 2018/743
Wavelet-based identification of rotor blades in Modeling and experimental parametric study of a
passage-through-resonance tests tri-leg compliant orthoplanar spring based multi-
Carassale, L.; Brunenghi, M. M.; Patrone, S. mode piezoelectric energy harvester
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp124-138 Dhote, S.; Yang, Z.; Zu, J.
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp268-280
On switching response surface models, with 2018/744
applications to the structural health monitoring of Shaper-Based Filters for the compensation of the
bridges load cell response in dynamic mass measurement
Worden, K.; Cross, E. J. Richiedei, D.; Trevisani, A.
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2018/738 2018/745
Adaptive output-based command shaping for A smoothing algorithm for joint input-state
sway control of a 3D overhead crane with payload estimation in structural dynamics
hoisting and wind disturbance
Maes, K.; Gillijns, S.; Lombaert, G.
Abdullahi, M. A.; et al. Vol. 98, January 2018, pp292-309
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp157-172
A sonification algorithm for developing the off-
Kalman filter-based tracking of moving objects
roads models for driving simulators
using linear ultrasonic sensor array for road
vehicles Chiroiu, V.; et al.
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp310-323
Li, S. E.; et al.
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp173-189
2018/740 Vibro-acoustic modeling and analysis of a coupled
Construction and identification of a D-Vine model acoustic system comprising a partially opened
applied to the probability distribution of modal cavity coupled with a flexible plate
parameters in structural dynamics Shi, S.; et al.
Dubreuil, S.; et al. Vol. 98, January 2018, pp324-343
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp190-208
2018/741 High frequency modal identification on noisy
Nonlinear state-space modelling of the kinematics high-speed camera data
of an oscillating circular cylinder in a fluid flow Javh, J.; Slavič, J.; Boltežar, M.
Decuyper, J.; et al. Vol. 98, January 2018, pp344-351
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp209-230
2018/742 Statistical analysis of modal parameters of a
Dual ant colony operational modal analysis suspension bridge based on Bayesian spectral
parameter estimation method density approach and SHM data
Sitarz, P.; Powałka, B. Li, Z.; et al.
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2018/750 2018/757
Discussion on ‘State feedback control with time On the quantification and efficient propagation
delay’ of imprecise probabilities resulting from small
Araújo, M. J. datasets
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp368-370 Zhang, J.; Shields, D. M.
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp465-483
Application of nonlinear magnetic vibro-impact 2018/758
vibration suppressor and energy harvester
Integrated modeling and analysis of ball screw feed
Afsharfard, A. system and milling process with consideration of
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp371-381
multi-excitation effect
2018/752 Zhang, X.; et al.
Obtaining manufactured geometries of deep- Vol. 98, January 2018, pp484-505
drawn components through a model updating
procedure using geometric shape parameters 2018/759
Balla, K. V.; et al. Tooth-meshing-harmonic static-transmission-
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp382-401 error amplitudes of helical gears
Mark, D. W.
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp506-533
Adaptive disturbance compensation finite control
set optimal control for PMSM systems based on 2018/760
sliding mode extended state observer
Fuzzy arithmetical stability analysis of uncertain
Wu, J. Y.; Li, F. G. machining systems
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Hamann, D.; et al.
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Analytical minimization of synchronicity errors in
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Bernal, D. Vibration fatigue using modal decomposition
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp415-424 Mršnik, M.; Slavič, J.; Boltežar, M.
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp548-556
A stochastic global identification framework for 2018/762
aerospace structures operating under varying Analytical calculation of vibrations of
flight states electromagnetic origin in electrical machines
Kopsaftopoulos, F.; et al. McCloskey, A.; et al.
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp425-447
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Sensing mode coupling analysis for dual-mass
MEMS gyroscope and bandwidth expansion Full-degrees-of-freedom frequency based
within wide-temperature range substructuring
Cao, H.; et al. Drozg, A.; Čepon, G.; Boltežar, M.
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2018/764 2018/771
Modal mass estimation from ambient vibrations Vibration control of uncertain multiple launch
measurement: A method for civil buildings rocket system using radial basis function neural
Acunzo, G.; et al. network
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Vol. 98, January 2018, pp702-721
Effect of energy equation in one control-volume 2018/772
bulk-flow model for the prediction of labyrinth Output-only modal parameter estimator of linear
seal dynamic coefficients time-varying structural systems based on vector
Cangioli, F.; et al. TAR model and least squares support vector
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp594-612 machine
Zhou, D. S.; et al.
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A modified precise integration method for
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with multiple damping models Knock probability estimation through an in-
Ding, Z.; et al. cylinder temperature model with exogenous noise
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp613-633 Bares, P.; et al.
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp756-769
Analysis of cutting force signals by wavelet packet
Phenomenological modeling of abradable wear in
transform for surface roughness monitoring in
CNC turning
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Vol. 98, January 2018, pp634-651
Optimization and experimental validation of
Bayesian operational modal analysis with stiff porous phononic plates for widest complete
asynchronous data, part I: Most probable value bandgap of mixed fundamental guided wave
Zhu, C. Y.; Au, K. S. modes
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Hedayatrasa, S.; et al.
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Parameter optimization of an inerter-based isolator 2018/776
for passive vibration control of Michelangelo’s Multi-channel, passive, short-range anti-aircraft
Rondanini Pietà defence system
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2018/770 2018/777
Parametric output-only identification of time- Inverse identification of the frequency-dependent
varying structures using a kernel recursive mechanical parameters of viscoelastic materials
extended least squares TARMA approach based on the measured FRFs
Ma, S. Z.; et al. Sun, W.; et al.
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2018/778 2018/785
Feasibility of motion laws for planar one degree Broad frequency band full field measurements for
of freedom linkage mechanisms at dead point advanced applications: Point-wise comparisons
configurations between optical technologies
García, L. E.; Fontanet, V. J. M.; Nebot, J. L. Zanarini, A.; et al.
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2018/779 2018/786
Design and implementation of multichannel Circularly-symmetric complex normal ratio
global active structural acoustic control for a distribution for scalar transmissibility functions.
device casing Part III: Application to statistical modal analysis
Mazur, K.; Wrona, S.; Pawelczyk, M. Yan, J. W.; Ren, X. W.
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp877-889
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Theoretical investigation of the upper and lower
Data fusion of multi-scale representations for
bounds of a generalized dimensionless bearing
structural damage detection
health indicator
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2018/781 2018/788
Application of the wavelet packet transform to Model predictive and reallocation problem for
vibration signals for surface roughness monitoring CubeSat fault recovery and attitude control
in CNC turning operations Franchi, L.; et al.
Plaza, G. E.; López, N. P.J. Vol. 98, January 2018, pp1034-1055
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp902-919
2018/782 Feedback linearisation of nonlinear vibration
Bayesian operational modal analysis with problems: A new formulation by the method of
asynchronous data, Part II: Posterior uncertainty receptances
Zhu, C. Y.; Au, K. S. Zhen, C.; et al.
Vol. 98, January 2018, pp920-935
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Relationships between the decoupled and coupled
transfer functions: Theoretical studies and Electrothermally actuated tunable clamped-guided
experimental validation resonant microbeams
Wang, Z.; Zhu, P.; Liu, Z. Alcheikh, N.; et al.
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2018/784 2018/791
Fault feature analysis of cracked gear based on Mechanical circulator for elastic waves by using
LOD and analytical-FE method the nonreciprocity of flexible rotating rings
Jiateng, W.; et al. Beli, D.; et al.
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2018/792 2018/793
Design and experiment of controlled bistable Research on the impact of surface properties of
vortex induced vibration energy harvesting particle on damping effect in gear transmission
systems operating in chaotic regions under high speed and heavy load
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CSIR-SERC Research Highlights

Studies on the Behaviour of eccentricity of 75 mm. While CB-1 is a fully

Distressed Prestressed Concrete prestressed specimen and CB-2 is prestressed
with 20% loss of prestress. Tendon profile for
Members Strengthened by External
control specimen has been fixed as straight.
Reinforcement cage for casting 2 numbers of
Scope/Objectives post-tensioned concrete beams were prepared
• Experimental studies on the behaviour of to cast beam size 150×270 mm. Electrical
distressed prestressed concrete members resistance strain gauges were pasted in the
strengthened by external prestressing untensioned reinforcement to observe strain
• Recommendations for strengthening of readings at different stages of loading. 2
distressed prestressed concrete girders numbers of 25 mm diameter post-tensioning
• Significant achievements/contributions ducts were fixed with reinforcement. Anchorage
towards technology/ product/ process zone has been designed and the additional
development reinforcements have been provided to counter
the bursting force.
Design, casting of beams, and stressing by
post-tensioning Testing of beam specimen CB-1 by mono-
M45 concrete has been fixed for casting post- tonic load
tensioned concrete beams. Before fixing the Load test on the control beam specimen CB-1
concrete strength, test on slump, trial mixes was carried out. The test setup is shown in
with different W/C ratio have been performed figure. Monotonic load was given at the rate
for OPC 53 cement of a particular brand. Totally of0.70 mm/minute.
30 numbers of 150 mm cubes were cast with Data comprise of strain in untensioned
different W/C ratios and tested for ascertaining steel, strain in compressive fibre, deflection
concrete strength as M45. The mix ratio was of the specimen, prestressing force in tendons
fixed as 1:1.30:2.21 with W/C ratio of 0.44. and load from actuator were recorded. The
Control PSC beam specimen has been designed first crack occurred at 56.14 kN. The member
as per IS 1343-2012 for the span of 3.74 m with failed at 124.05 kN due to concrete crushing
a section size of 150×270 mm. Target effective in extreme compressive fibre at constant
prestressing force is calculated as 225 kN and bending moment zone near the two-point load
180 kN for CB-1 and CB-2 respectively with as shownin figure.
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The Load-Deflection curve is shown

in figure. The stress-increase in unbonded
tendon-Δfps was observed as 335 MPa, which
is shown in figure
Testing of beam specimen CB-2 by Fa-
tigue Load
Load test on the specimen by High cycle
fatigue load was carried out. The maximum
load and minimum load applied were 63
kN and 25 kN. The amplitude was 19 kN.
The maximum and minimum load are 66%
and 26% of the calculated ultimate load
of the specimen. The frequency of load
cycle was 1.0 Hz. Data comprise of strain
in untensionedsteel, strain in compressive
Flexural response of UHSGC beams fibre, deflection of the specimen, prestressing
force in tendons and load from actuator were
recorded. At 4,47,770 cycles, the strain gauge
S5 (location) of untensioned steel raised to
8000 microns. At 4,78,000, the strain gauge
S4 (location) of untensioned steel raised to
6400 microns. Because of the strains of S4
and S5 location of untensioned steel reached
the failure strain, it was ascertained that
the untensioned steel had failed. Then, the
Failure of the specimen CB-1 by concrete monotonic load was applied up to failure with
crushing the rate of load 0.7 mm/minute.

Failure of specimen CB-2 by concrete crushing

in compressive fiber

The beam failed at a load of 112 kN by concrete

Load-stress increase in unbonded tendon crushing in the extreme compressive fibre. It
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failed at the location of S4 and S5 location of the size ranges from 300-400 microns, water
strain gauge as it was established earlier, which absorption was 71.92% and the specific
is shown in figure. The maximum strain and gravity was 2.14. The material was further
minimum strain of untensioned reinforcement coated with castor oil in the ratio of 100:70
vs no. of cycles, for strain gauges S4 and S5 grams (Halimeda sand: Castor oil) to reduce
are shown in figures. They show the variation the water absorption. Oil coating effectively
of strain in untensioned steel with increasing reduced the water absorption to 35% which
no. of load cycle. was almost half of the water absorption of the
original material. Strength studies conducted
Performance Evaluation of Concrete on three mortar mixes namely, control mix
with Bio-minerals [C] (1 cement: 3 river sand; w/c 0.45), Raw
Halimeda granules [RH] (1 cement: 1.5
Scope/Objectives river sand: 1.5 Halimeda granules; w/c 0.65;
• Isolation and identification of suitable Saturated surface dry condition (SSD) 0.21;
microorganisms for synthesizing bio-nano SP 3%) and improved Halimeda granules
composites [IH] (1 cement: 1.5 river sand: 1.5 coated
• Characterization of the co-existence of Halimeda granules; w/c 0.75; SSD 0.27; SP
guest-moieties in the bio-cementitious 2%) shows that 7th day strength of RH had
materials using micro-analytical techniques 35.2% less and IH had 2.27% improved
• Unveiling the Form-Structure-Functions strength compared to C but both with 50% less
of the bio-nano composite generated by sand consumption. 28th day specimens of RH
the microorganismsand using bio-organic acquired 55% and IH acquired only 13.5% less
template strength than C, but here IH utilized 2.2 times
• Studies towards the evaluation of bio- less Halimeda granules. This confirms that IH
mineralized concrete properties
had strength equivalent to the river sand with
Significant achievements/ contributions 50% replacement. Other materials like GGBS
(GH), Fly ash (FH) and lime sludge (LH) were
Studies were carried out on concrete also studied to enhance the properties of the
incorporated with macro algal Halimeda granules with the similar protocol.
(Halimedaopuntia) granules as substitute Specific gravity of the granules after coating
for fine aggregate. Two grades of granules was maintained at 2.14 for all the materials.
were collected by carefully crushing the Among these, 7th day specimens of the GGBS
algae. Specific gravity and water absorption impregnated Halimeda granules has acquired
of the coarse and fine material according to about 7.9% strength improvement compared
the specifications of code IS 2386-1963 was to control specimens with 50% less sand.
about 0.97 and 0.79; 64.6% and 69.98% Studies were carried out in order to
respectively. Further specific gravity of create a bio-impermeable layer. Mortar cubes
the coarse granules were improved by were cast, where the top 10mm layer was
impregnation with silica fume (slurry of 1:1 incorporated with nutrients like yeast extract
ratio and heating at 100°C for 1 day). Particle and urea as nitrogen source. A groove was
size analysis of the material has shown that created on the surface of the mortar when
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it was wet. Then the top 10mm layer of the shows that the bio-minerals precipitated by
mortar cubes were sealed with glass slides on the bacteria has reduced the pores present in
all the four sides to create a well on the top the test specimens.
and this was filled with culture Enterobacter
sp. whereas the bottom layer was cured in a
trough containing water (Figure). After 28 days
of curing the groove was found to get healed
along with the formation of a bio-impermeable
layer by the bacterial precipitates. The healing
behaviour was efficient in the case of urea as
nitrogen source incorporated mortar cubes
than the yeast extract incorporated mortar cube
(Figure). Further elemental characterization of
the material has also revealed the presence of
88.97% of cementitious materials (Figure). Elemental characterization of the bio-
impermeable layer precipitated using XRD

Experimental and analytical

investigations on creep and
shrinkage of engineered concrete
• Experimental studies on creep and shrinkage
Curing of the specimens of engineered concrete specimens
• Development of deterministic- and
Healed stochastic-mechanics based- multi-
groove in
scale models of engineered concrete for
Healed estimation of creep compliance
groove in
nitrogen Significant achievements/ contributions

Experimental studies on creep and shrink-

Healing of the grooves with the formation of age of engineered concrete specimens
bio-impermeable layer
Monitoring of creep- and shrinkage- strain
RCPT and water absorption analysis was developments in specimens of Ordinary
carried out to know the level of healing of Portland Cement (OPC) concrete and concrete
pores by the bio-impermeable layer created. with 30% fly ash are continued. The average
RCPT demonstrated low permeability and basic creep- and total creep- compliances
water absorption test of control specimens had are obtained as 41.9 and 58.7 mm/m/MPa,
9.11% of pore volume and the test specimens respectively, for OPC concrete, and, 32.2 and
had 7.74 and 7.14% of pore volume. This 41.1 mm/m/MPa, respectively, for concrete with
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30% fly ash, after 310 days of loading. During Development of creep compliance estima-
the same time period, the average shrinkage tion models for engineered concrete
strain development in sealed- (Figure) and Keeping the form of the compressive strength
unsealed- specimens (Figure) are 56.2 and 255.4 development equation the same as that given
micro strain, respectively, for OPC concrete in fib Model Code 2010, a unified equation is
and 66.5 and 202.3, respectively, for concrete proposed for predicting mean compressive
with 30% fly ash. The specimens cast using strength development in fly ash concrete.
concrete with 40% fly ash are being tested for The proposed equation is based on two-stage
creep- and shrinkage- strains after moist-curing regression analyses of average compressive
of 28 days. The specimens for basic creep and strengths of 512 concrete mixes, with
autogenous shrinkage are wrapped with self- different proportions of fly ash (up to 75%),
adhesive aluminum foil tape and polythene obtained from literature. The predicted mean
sheet. The concrete cylinders subjected to compressive strength development using the
applied stress, are loaded to approximately 30 proposed equation, fib Model Code 2010, IRC
percent of their average compressive strength. 112-2011 and ACI 209 are compared with
The creep- and shrinkage- specimens are being the experimentally observed values for OPC
monitored for strains and internal temperature concrete and for fly ash concrete. The values of
using embedded vibrating wire strain gauges mean of the modelling error for the proposed
having 150 mm gauge length (Figure). equation, fib Model Code 2010, IRC 112-2011
and ACI 209 models are found to be : i) 1.0,
1.04, 1.02 and 1.02 for OPC concrete, and, ii)
1.02, 1.18, 1.15 and 1.16 for fly ash concrete,
respectively, for age of concrete greater than 28
days. These results indicate that the proposed
equation is able to predict the compressive
strength development in both OPC concrete
and fly ash concrete satisfactorily (Figure).
Variation of average strains in sealed The predicted mean compressive strength
specimens of OPC concrete and concrete with development using proposed equation are also
30% and 40% fly ash found to be in good agreement with the results
of experimental investigations for OPC concrete
and for concrete with 30% and 40% fly ash
conducted at CSIR-SERC. An equation is also
proposed for estimating the conservative value
of mean compressive strength with age for fly
ash concrete by using 95% confidence limits.
Estimation of basic creep compliance of
Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) concrete
Variation of average strains in unsealed
through deterministic multi-scale modelling
specimens of OPC concrete and concrete with
is attempted using the formulations available
30% and 40% fly ash
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in literature. The homogenization scheme of model. The continuous retardation spectrum is

up scaling the elastic properties of concrete approximated using the Post-Widder formula
cannot be directly applied for up scaling of for inverse Laplace transform. The continuous
viscoelastic properties. This issue is addressed retardation spectra is developed for two
by using the Correspondence principle. concrete mixes, for which basic creep test
According to this principle, the time- results are reported in the literature (Figure).
dependence of viscoelastic properties can be The compliance values at different times
eliminated by applying the Laplace-Carson obtained from the continuous retardation
transform, and solving the “corresponding” spectra are compared with the experimental
elastic problem in the Laplace-Carson values. The satisfactory agreement suggests
domain. From a comparison of the values of that the continuous retardation spectrum can be
concrete creep compliance computed using used for representing basic creep of concrete.
the multi-scale model with the experimentally 50
determined creep compliance values obtained to = 1 day
to = 1.3 day
Concrete Mix (Briffaut et al., 2012)
cement content = 350 kg/m3

from literature, it is found that the multi-scale

water-cement ratio = 0.57
40 to = 2.7 days aggregate cement ratio = 5.35
to = 5 days 28-day compressive strength = 56 MPa

modelling provides a promising framework L( ) in µm/m/MPa

for prediction of creep of concrete.


0.01 0.1 1 10 100 1000 10000
Retardation Time (in days)

Continuation retardation spectra for basic

creep using adaptive link mechanism model for
concrete loaded at different ages (to - age at

The long-term deflections of a reinforced

concrete beam made of fly ash concrete, and
subjected to sustained load for 540 days, are
Comparison of predicted compressive strength computed using the provisions of Eurocode 2
values with experimentally measured values and the simplified approach given by Gilbert.
for fly ash concrete The creep- and shrinkage- of fly ash concrete
are modelled using the B4 model. The
Continuous retardation spectrum is a more computed long-term deflections are compared
generalized representation of viscoelastic with the experimental results reported in the
behaviour of linear viscoelastic materials. literature. From the results, it is noted that
An attempt is made to develop continuous the long-term deflections estimated using
retardation spectrum corresponding to the simplified approach given by Gilbert are
different models for predicting basic creep closer to the experimental observations.
of concrete, namely, the adaptive link
mechanism-based model, B3 model and B4 Source : CSIR-SERC Annual Report
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Around the Globe – Structural Engineering Research

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simple and efficient! sleep mode and 120-second auto shut-down
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ters by Gilson are versatile, fully-integrat- a cardboard box with a lid. The included kit
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It is designed for one-handed operation and
features rebar-proximity indicators with Features:
visual and acoustic locating aids for location • Capable of locating reinforcing steel to max
and minimum cover alert. The detector can depth of 7in (180mm)
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Discarded plastic bottles could be Schaefer ’17 and MIT senior Michael Ortega,
used to make stronger concrete - who initiated the research as a class project;
Adding bits of irradiated plastic water KunalKupwade-Patil, a research scientist in
bottles could cut cement industry’s the Department of Civil and Environmental
carbon emissions Engineering; Anne White, an associate
professor in the Department of Nuclear
Repurposing of plastic bottles is an optimal Science and Engineering; Oral Büyüköztürk,
way of dealing with plastic waste, besides a professor in the Department of Civil
reduction of course, and way better than and Environmental Engineering; Carmen
recycling. And what if they could be used Soriano of Argonne National Laboratory.
to build more flexible concrete structures, The new paper appears in the journal Waste
from sidewalks and street barriers, to Management.
buildings and bridges? The research began
as an undergraduate project in MIT, where
scientists developed a method to fortify
concrete, by adding plastic flakes –previously
been exposed to small amounts of harmless
gamma radiation and pulverized into a fine
powder- and fly ash. The newly-discovered
concrete mix is supposed to be up to 15 percent
stronger than conventional concrete, while in
the future, the team intends to experiment with
different types of plastic, exposed to varying
doses of gamma radiation, to determine their MIT students have found a way to produce
effects on concrete. plastic-reinforced concrete that is up to
15% stronger than conventional concrete,
Concrete is, after water, the second by adding irradiated bits of plastic water
most widely used material on Earth and bottles
approximately 4.5% of the world’s human-
induced CO2 are generated by manufacturing The team exposed various batches of flakes
concrete. By replacing small portions of to either a low or a high dose of gamma
concrete with plastic that would otherwise rays, a radiation type that is typically used
end-up in the landfill, the cement industry’s commercially to decontaminate food.“At
global carbon footprint would be reduced, a nano-level, this irradiated plastic affects
meaning that the discovery has far-reaching the crystallinity of concrete,” Kupwade-
implications. “Our technology takes plastic Patil says. “The irradiated plastic has some
out of the landfill, locks it up in concrete, and reactivity, and when it mixes with Portland
also uses less cement to make the concrete, cement and fly ash, all three together give
which makes fewer carbon dioxide emissions,” the magic formula, and you get stronger
says Michael Short, an assistant professor in concrete.” “We have observed that within the
MIT’s Department of Nuclear Science and parameters of our test program, the higher
Engineering. The team also includes Carolyn the irradiated dose, the higher the strength
Research Alert     Vol.28 No.01-02     January-April 2018 71

of concrete, so further research is needed to

tailor the mixture and optimize the process
with irradiation for the most effective results,”
he also adds, concluding that “the method has
the potential to achieve sustainable solutions
with improved performance for both structural
and nonstructural applications.”
So far, the experiments have determined
that substituting 1.5% of concrete with
irradiated plastic significantly improves Water runs through Washington State
the mixture’s strength. While this seems University pervious pavement.
a small percentage, it is enough to have a Credit: Washington State University
significant impact if implemented on a global
scale. “Concrete produces about 4.5% of Traditional vs. pervious
the world’s CO2 emissions,” said Short.
Unlike the impermeable pavement that is
“Take out 1.5% of that, and you’re already
used for most roads and parking lots, pervious
talking about 0.0675% of the world’s carbon
concrete allows rainwater to freely drain and
dioxide emissions. That’s a huge amount of
seep into the ground underneath. Because
greenhouse gases in one fell swoop.”
of increasing concerns about flooding in
Source : urban areas and requirements for controlling
concrete-adding-recycled-plastic-1025 stormwater run-off, several cities have tried
using the pervious concrete in parking lots
and low-traffic streets. But because it is highly
Recycled carbon fiber improve porous, it is not as durable as the traditional
permeable pavement : Technique concrete that is used on major roads.
reduces waste, improves strength
and durability Recycling carbon fiber
Carbon fiber composites, meanwhile, have
A Washington State University research team
become increasingly popular in numerous
is solving a high-tech waste problem while
industries. Super light and strong, the material
addressing the environmental challenge of
is used in everything from airplane wings to
stormwater run-off.
wind turbines and cars. While the market is
The researchers have shown they can greatly growing about 10 percent per year, however,
strengthen permeable pavements by adding industries have not figured out a way to easily
waste carbon fiber composite material. Their recycle their waste, which is as much as 30
recycling method, described in the March percent of the material used in production.
issue of the Journal of Materials in Civil
Led by Karl Englund, associate research
Engineering, doesn’t require using much
professor, and SomayehNassiri, assistant
energy or chemicals -- a critical factor for
professor in the Department of Civil and
recycling waste materials.
Environmental Engineering, the researchers
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added carbon fiber composite scrap that they make it mainstream and widespread.”
received from Boeing manufacturing facilities The research for this project was made
to their pervious concrete mix. They used possible through a partnership with the
mechanical milling to refine the composite Boeing Company.
pieces to the ideal sizes and shapes. The added
material greatly increased both the durability Journal Reference:
and strength of pervious concrete. 1. Harry Rodin, Milena Rangelov,
“In terms of bending strength, we got SomayehNassiri, Karl Englund. Enhancing
really good results -- as high as traditional Mechanical Properties of Pervious
concrete, and it still drains really quickly,” Concrete Using Carbon Fiber Composite
said Nassiri. Reinforcement. Journal of Materials in Civil
Engineering, 2018; 30 (3): 04018012 DOI:
Milling vs. heat or chemicals 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002207
The researchers used inexpensive milling Source :
techniques instead of heat or chemicals to releases/2018/03/180301094851.htm
create a reinforcing element from the waste
carbon fiber composites. They maintained Self-healing metal oxides could protect
and made use of the original strength of the
against corrosion - Researchers find
composites by keeping them in their cured
an ultrathin layer of aluminum oxide,
composite form. Their mix also required
though solid, can flow like a liquid
using a lot of the composite material, which
would be ideal for waste producers.
instead of cracking.
“You’re already taking waste -- you Date: April 4, 2018
can’t add a bunch of money to garbage and Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
get a product,” said Englund. “The key is to
Researchers have found that a solid oxide
minimize the energy and to keep costs down.”
protective coating for metals can, when
The composite materials were dispersed applied in sufficiently thin layers, deform as
throughout the pavement mix to provide if it were a liquid, filling any cracks and gaps
uniform strength. as they form.
Testing and mainstreaming
While they have shown the material works
at the laboratory scale, the researchers are
beginning to conduct real-world tests on
pavement applications. They are also working
with industry to begin developing a supply
“In the lab this works to increase permeable
pavement’s durability and strength,” said
Nassiri. “The next step is to find out how to Credit: Christine Daniloff/MIT
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The thin coating layer should be especially Metals under stress from pressure inside a
useful to prevent leakage of tiny molecules reactor vessel and exposed to an environment
that can penetrate through most materials, of superheated steam can corrode quickly if
such as hydrogen gas that could be used to not protected. Even with a solid protective
power fuel-cell cars, or the radioactive tritium layer, cracks can form that allow the oxygen
(a heavy form of hydrogen) that forms inside to penetrate to the bare metal surface, where
the cores of nuclear power plants. it can then penetrate into interfaces between
Most metals, with the notable exception the metal grains that make up a bulk metal
of gold, tend to oxidize when exposed to air material, causing further corrosion that can
and water. This reaction, which produces penetrate deeper and lead to structural failure.
rust on iron, tarnish on silver, and verdigris “We want an oxide that is liquid-like and
on copper or brass, can weaken the metal crack-resistant,” Yang says.
over time and lead to cracks or structural It turns out that the old standby coating
failure. But there are three known elements material, aluminum oxide, can have just that
that produce an oxide that can actually serve liquid-like flowing behavior, even at room
as a protective barrier to prevent any further temperature, if it is made into a thin enough
oxidation: aluminum oxide, chromium oxide, layer, about 2 to 3 nanometers (billionths of a
and silicon dioxide. meter) thick.
Ju Li, a professor of nuclear engineering “Traditionally, people think that the
and science at MIT and senior author of a metal oxide would be brittle” and subject to
paper describing the new finding, says “we cracking, Yang says, explaining that no one
were trying to understand why aluminum had demonstrated otherwise because it is so
oxide and silicon dioxide are special oxides difficult to observe the material’s behavior
that give excellent corrosion resistance.” The under realistic conditions. That’s where the
paper appears in the journal Nano Letters. specialized E-TEM setup at Brookhaven
National Laboratory, one of only about 10
The team, led by MIT graduate
such devices in the world, came into play.
student Yang Yang, used highly specialized
“No one had ever observed how it deforms at
instruments to observe in detail the surface
room temperature,” Yang says.
of metals coated with these “special” oxides
“For the first time, we’ve observed this
to see what happens when they are exposed
at nearly atomic resolution,” says Li. This
to an oxygen environment and placed under
approach demonstrated that an aluminum
stress. While most transmission electron
oxide layer, normally so brittle it would
microscopes (TEMs) require that samples
shatter under stress, when made exceedingly
be studied in a high vacuum, the team used
thin is almost as deformable as a comparably
a modified version called an environmental
thin layer of aluminum metal -- a layer
TEM (E-TEM) that allows the sample to be
much thinner than aluminum foil. When the
studied in the presence of gases or liquids
aluminum oxide is coated onto a surface of
of interest. The device was used to study
a bulk piece of aluminum, the liquid-like
the process that can lead to a type of failure
flow “keeps the aluminum covered” with its
known as stress corrosion cracking.
protective layer, Li reports.
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The researchers demonstrated inside Flexible ultrasound patch could make

the E-TEM that the aluminum with its oxide it easier to inspect damage in odd-
coating could be stretched to more than double shaped structures
its length without causing any cracks to open Date: March 23, 2018
up, Li says. The oxide “forms a very uniform
Source: University of California - San Diego
conformal layer that protects the surface, with
no grain boundaries or cracks,” even under the
strain of that stretching, he says. Technically,
the material is a kind of glass, but it moves
like a liquid and fully coats the surface as
long as it is thin enough.
“People can’t imagine that a metal oxide
can be ductile,” Yang says, referring to a
metal’s ability to be deformed, such as being
stretched out into a thin wire. For example, This stretchable, flexible ultrasound patch could
sapphire is a form of exactly the same material, make it easier to inspect damage deep inside
aluminum oxide, but its bulk crystalline form odd-shaped structures, such as engine parts,
makes it a very strong but brittle material. turbines, reactor pipe elbows and railroad tracks
-- objects that are difficult to examine using
The self-healing coating could have many conventional ultrasound equipment.
potential applications, Li says, noting the
Credit: Hongjie Hu
advantage of its smooth, continuous surface
without cracks or grain boundaries that could Researchers have developed a stretchable,
penetrate into the material. flexible patch that could make it easier to
The team also included research affiliate perform ultrasound imaging on odd-shaped
Akihiro Kushima at MIT, Weizhong Han structures, such as engine parts, turbines,
at Xi’an Jiaotong University in China, reactor pipe elbows and railroad tracks --
and HuolinXin at Brookhaven National objects that are difficult to examine using
Laboratory. The work was supported by the conventional ultrasound equipment.
National Science Foundation. The ultrasound patch is a versatile and
more convenient tool to inspect machine and
Journal Reference:
building parts for defects and damage deep
1. Yang Yang, Akihiro Kushima, Weizhong below the surface. A team of researchers led
Han, HuolinXin, Ju Li. Liquid-Like, by engineers at the University of California
Self-Healing Aluminum Oxide during San Diego published the study in the Mar. 23
Deformation at Room Temperature. issue of Science Advances.
Nano Letters, 2018; DOI: 10.1021/acs.
The new device overcomes a limitation of
today’s ultrasound devices, which are difficult
Source : to use on objects that don’t have perfectly flat
2018/04/180404114710.htm surfaces. Conventional ultrasound probes
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have flat and rigid bases, which can’t maintain passes through them. The bridges are spring-
good contact when scanning across curved, shaped copper wires that can stretch and bend,
wavy, angled and other irregular surfaces. allowing the patch to conform to nonplanar
That’s a considerable limitation, said Sheng surfaces without compromising its electronic
Xu, a professor of nanoengineering at the UC functions.
San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering and Researchers tested the device on an
the study’s corresponding author. “Nonplanar aluminum block with a wavy surface. The
surfaces are prevalent in everyday life,” he block contained defects two to six centimeters
said. beneath the surface. Researchers placed the
“Elbows, corners and other structural probe at various spots on the wavy surface,
details happen to be the most critical areas in collected data and then reconstructed the
terms of failure -- they are high stress areas,” images using a customized data processing
said Francesco Lanza di Scalea, a professor of algorithm. The probe was able to image the
structural engineering at UC San Diego and 2-millimeter-wide holes and cracks inside the
co-author of the study. “Conventional rigid, block.
flat probes aren’t ideal for imaging internal “It would be neat to be able to stick this
imperfections inside these areas.” ultrasound probe onto an engine, airplane wing
Gel, oil or water is typically used to or different parts of a bridge to continuously
create better contact between the probe and monitor for any cracks,” said Hongjie Hu,
the surface of the object it’s examining. But a materials science and engineering Ph.D.
too much of these substances can filter some student at UC San Diego and co-first author
of the signals. Conventional ultrasound probes of the study.
are also bulky, making them impractical for The device is still at the proof-of-
inspecting hard-to-access parts. concept stage. It does not yet provide real-
“If a car engine has a crack in a hard-to- time imaging. It also needs to be connected
reach location, an inspector will need to take to a power source and a computer to process
apart the entire engine and immerse the parts data. “In the future, we hope to integrate both
in water to get a full 3D image,” Xu said. power and a data processing function into the
Now, a UC San Diego-led team has soft ultrasound probe to enable wireless, real-
developed a soft ultrasound probe that can time imaging and videoing,” Xu said.
work on odd-shaped surfaces without water, This work was supported in part
gel or oil. by the National Institutes of Health
The probe is a thin patch of silicone (grant R21EB025521) and funding from
elastomer patterned with what’s called an Clinical and Translational Science Awards
“island-bridge” structure. This is essentially (UL1TR001442). Additional support was
an array of small electronic parts (islands) that provided by the UC San Diego Center for
are each connected by spring-like structures Healthy Aging, a grant from the U.S. Federal
(bridges). The islands contain electrodes and Railroad Administration (FR-RRD-0027-11)
devices called piezoelectric transducers, which and the National Science Foundation (CMMI-
produce ultrasound waves when electricity 1362144).
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Journal Reference:
1. By Hongjie Hu, Xuan Zhu, Chonghe Wang,
Lin Zhang, Xiaoshi Li, Seunghyun Lee,
Zhenlong Huang, Ruimin Chen, Zeyu
Chen, Chunfeng Wang, YueGu, Yimu Chen,
Yusheng Lei, Tianjiao Zhang, NamHeon
Kim, YuxuanGuo, YueTeng, Wenbo Zhou,
Yang Li, Akihiro Nomoto, Simone Sternini,
Qifa Zhou, Matt Pharr, Francesco Lanza di
Scalea, Sheng Xu. Stretchable ultrasonic
transducer arrays for three-dimensional
imaging on complex surfaces. Science
Advances, 2018; DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.

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