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  • A framework for robustness assessment in the context of corroded RC structures 

    Cavaco, E. S.; Neves, L. A. C.; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Huespe, Alfredo Edmundo (CRC Press, 2010)
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    Structural robustness is an emergent concept related to the structural response to damage. At the present time, robustness is not well defined and much controversy still remains around this subject. Even if robustness has ...
  • On the robustness to damage in the Life-Cyle Assessment (LCA) of deteriorating bridges 

    Cavaco, E. S.; Neves, L. A. C.; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, 2014)
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    In this paper, the susceptibility of reinforced concrete structures to corrosion using a robustnessbased framework is presented. Robustness is regarded as a structural property related with the tolerance to damage and it ...
  • Robustness analysis of deteriorating reinforced concrete slabs 

    Cavaco, E. S.; Neves, L. A. C.; Gonçalves, Rui; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (2011)
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    Corrosion of reinforcement bars in concrete structures is the most significant deterioration mechanism in these structures. Corrosion is extremely difficult to predict and, consequently, can be regarded as an unpredictable ...