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  • Selection of measurement sets in static structural identification of bridges using observability trees 

    Lozano Galant, Jose Antono; Nogal Macho, María; Turmo Coderque, José; Castillo Ron, Enrique (2015-05)
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    This paper proposes an innovative method for selection of measurement sets in static parameter identification of concrete or steel bridges. This method is proved as a systematic tool to address the first steps of Structural ...
  • Tests on ferritic stainless steel RHS and SHS beam-columns 

    Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique (2015)
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    The desirable features offered by different stainless steel grades have encouraged the use of this material in construction and the lower nickel content of the ferritic grades allows, additionally, controlling and decreasing ...
  • Tests on ferritic stainless steel simply supported and continuous SHS and RHS beams 

    Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique (CRC Press, 2015)
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    Development of efficient design guidance for stainless steel structures is key for the spreading of this corrosion-resistant material by considering both nonlinear behavior and strain hardening into predicting expressions, ...
  • Diseño óptimo de dovelas de hormigón reforzado con fibras para el revestimiento de túneles 

    Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2015)
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    El uso del hormigón reforzado con fibras (HRF) para la fabricación de dovelas de túneles es una práctica en aumento. Sin embargo, aún existe cierta inercia al cambio respecto a la solución tradicional de hormigón armado ...
  • Application of FRC constitutive models to modelling of slabs 

    Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Grünewald, Steffen; Blom, CBM; Walraven, Joost C (2014-07)
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    Fibre reinforcement technology has advanced significantly in recent years and, as a result, expanded into different applications. In particular, steel fibre-reinforced concrete has been successfully employed in flat slabs ...
  • Shear-flexural strength mechanical model for the design and assessment of reinforced concrete beams 

    Marí Bernat, Antonio Ricardo; Bairán García, Jesús Miguel; Cladera Bohigas, Antoni; Oller Ibars, Eva; Ribas González, Carlos Rodrigo (2014-10)
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    A conceptual model for the prediction of the shear-flexural strength of slender reinforced concrete beams with and without transverse reinforcement is presented. The model incorporates the shear transferred by the un-cracked ...
  • Influence of the quality of recycled aggregates on the mechanical and durability properties of High Performance Concrete 

    Gonzàlez Corominas, Andreu; Etxeberria Larrañaga, Miren; Poon, Chi-Sun (Universidad de Cantabria, 2015)
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    The main objective of this experimental work is to analyse the effect of recycled aggregates (RA) on the basis of the study of the various qualities of the physical, mechanical and durability properties of High Performance ...
  • Theoretical and numerical analysis of the three-dimensional response of segmental tunnel linings subjected to localized loads 

    Arnau Delgado, Oriol; Molins i Borrell, Climent (2015-06)
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    Segmental tunnel linings present a significant 3D response when they are subjected to localized loads or to other scenarios that produce different deformations of adjacent rings. The present paper analyzes the interaction ...
  • Correlation between the Barcelona test and the three-point bending test for the characterization of SCFRC 

    Galeote Moreno, Eduardo; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Blanco Álvarez, Ana (Universidade do Porto, 2015)
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    Self-compacting concrete has proved itself to be a suitable solution in many scopes of construction industry. Its higher performance and better flowability has allowed considering its use in new applications. Nevertheless, ...
  • Monitoring of flexural and shear crack pattern in concrete structures by distributed optical fiber 

    Rodríguez, Gerardo; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Villalba Herrero, Sergi (International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII), 2015)
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    In the present paper, two methodologies to obtain flexural and shear crack pattern in concrete elements using distributed optical fiber are proposed. The first has been validated through experimental results of tests carried ...

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