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    • A new sustainability assessment approach based on stakeholder's satisfaction for building façades 

      Gilani, Golshid; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (2017-06)
      Article
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      This paper presents a new Multi-Criteria Decision Making model based on the MIVES method for global sustainability assessment of façade systems. Since 1990, various methods have been proposed for the sustainability assessment ...
    • Análisis comparativo de los modelos constitutivos del hormigón reforzado con fibras 

      Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2010-04)
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      La aparición de normas específicas para el empleo del Hormigón Reforzado con Fibras es, sin lugar a duda, una herramienta clave que proporciona al proyectista un mayor margen de confianza como solución estructural. Actualmente ...
    • Análisis de la seguridad estructural de los acueductos de Coll de Foix y Capdevila del Canal de Aragón y Cataluña 

      Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Alegre Heitzmann, Vicente; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Cavero Irure, Teresa; Quintilla Blanco, Roberto (Universidad de Cantabria, 2018)
      Conference report
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      El Canal de Aragón y Cataluña (CAyC) es una infraestructura singular que actualmente irriga unas 105.000 ha (131 comunidades de regantes), siendo éste propiedad de la Confederación Hidrográfica del Ebro. Su recorrido empieza ...
    • Análisis experimental del comportamiento a flexión de vigas de HRF+AC 

      Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Aguado de Cea, Antonio; Soares Klein, Nayara (2013)
      Conference report
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      La acción de las armaduras convencionales y de las fibras es complementaria a efectos de evitar la rotura frágil del hormigón. Las fibras, en tipo y cuantía adecuada, garantizan una clara responsabilidad estructural. Éstas, ...
    • Application of constitutive models in European codes to RC-FRC 

      Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2013-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      The recent publication of codes for the design of FRC is a major step towards extending the use of the material. An in depth analysis indicates several differences between the constitutive models proposed in the existing ...
    • 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 (2015-09)
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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 ...
    • Assessment of constitutive model for ultra-high performance fiber reinforced cement composites using the Barcelona test 

      Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Galeote Moreno, Eduardo; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2015)
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      The characterization of the post-cracking behavior of fiber reinforced cement composites (FRCC) represents a great challenge given the intrinsic scatter of the material and the need to use testing methods that are reliable ...
    • Assessment of the fibre orientation factor in SFRC slabs 

      Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (Elsevier, 2015-01)
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      The design of steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC) structures is evolving towards a new approach that uses correction factors to consider differences between the small-scale characterization specimens and the real-scale ...
    • Caracterización de hormigón de alta resistencia reforzado con microfibras metálicas 

      Galeote Moreno, Eduardo; García Díaz, Yineth; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (2017)
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      Con el objeto de caracterizar adecuadamente un hormigón de alta resistencia reforzado con fibras es necesario determinar la influencia de su dosificación, el contenido y tipo de fibra o la elección de los métodos de ensayo. ...
    • Characterization and modelling of SFRC elements 

      Blanco Álvarez, Ana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-03-20)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      The use of fibre reinforced concrete (FRC) as a construction material has expanded beyond the traditional applications since the publication of design codes and guidelines. In fact, the industry is demanding FRC with ...
    • Comprehensive design method for earthbag and superadobe structures 

      Canadell Ruiz, Samuel; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique (2016-04)
      Article
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      The earthbag and superadobe techniques consist of introducing soil in degradable bags that are stacked to form adobe structures. They represent sustainable, rapid and low-cost alternatives for the construction of social ...
    • Constitutive model for fibre reinforced concrete based on the Barcelona test 

      Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2014-10-01)
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      Several constitutive models for fibre reinforced concrete (FRC) have been reported in the past years based on the flexural performance obtained in a bending test. The Barcelona test was presented as an alternative to ...
    • Correlación entre TCOD y desplazamiento axial en el ensayo Barcelona 

      Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (Asociacion Científica del Hormigón Estructural (ACHE), 2014)
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      La necesidad de medir el desplazamiento circunferencial (total circumferential opening displacemento TCOD ) en el ensayo Barcelona implica el uso de un caro extensómetro circunferencial. El modelo desarrollado en la presente ...
    • Correlation between the Barcelona test and the bending test in fibre reinforced concrete 

      Galeote Moreno, Eduardo; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Elsevier, 2017-10)
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      The Barcelona test (BCN) is an alternative method to characterize the post-cracking behaviour of fibre reinforced concrete (FRC). Given its simplicity, the reduced scatter of the results and low material consumption, the ...
    • 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)
      Conference report
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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, ...
    • Cracking behavior of FRC slabs with traditional reinforcement 

      Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2012-04-02)
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      The combination of fibers with traditional reinforcement may be a very interesting design solution to achieve more durable and economical structures. This paper deals with the analysis of the aforementioned solution ...
    • Cuantías mínimas de refuerzo para dovelas de hormigón reforzado con fibras para anillos túnel: campaña experimental 

      Galeote Moreno, Eduardo; Quijano Arteaga, Nadia; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pinillos Lorenzana, Luis-Manuel; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (2017)
      Conference report
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      Para establecer la cuantía mínima de refuerzo y asegurar la respuesta dúctil de una estructura ante una eventual fisura, el fib Model Code 2010 establece unos requisitos resistentes y deformacionales. En elementos isostáticos ...
    • Design-oriented approach to determine FRC constitutive law parameters considering the size effect 

      Galeote Moreno, Eduardo; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (2020-05)
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      Tensile strength constitutive laws for fibre reinforced concrete (FRC) are commonly defined through the parameters of flexural tests conducted on standard prismatic specimens. However, there are no specific criteria to ...
    • Discrete element simulation of the fresh state steel fiber reinforced self-compacting concrete 

      Najari, Alireza; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique (Springer, 2020)
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      The distribution and orientation of fibers in Steel Fiber Reinforcement Self-Compacting Concrete (SFRSCC) are paramount given its influence in the mechanical properties of the material/structural elements. A two-way coupled ...
    • 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)
      Article
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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 ...