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  • Advanced numerical assessment of the permeability of pervious concrete 

    Pieralisi, Ricardo; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2017-12)
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    The most singular characteristic of pervious concrete is its interconnected porosity that allows water to flow through at high rates. The objective of this paper is to develop and validate an advanced DEM-CFD model to ...
  • Alternative methodology to consider damage and expansions in external sulfate attack modeling 

    Ikumi Montserrat, Tai; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Segura Pérez, Ignacio; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2014-09-01)
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    A diffusion–reaction numerical model is proposed to simulate the response of concrete exposed to external sulfate attack. Diffusion properties are modified based on the strain reached and the ratio of porosity filled by ...
  • Análisis de un caso de inestabilidad lateral de un viga de hormigón pretensado de gran luz en fase de izado 

    Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Bairán García, Jesús Miguel (2017)
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    Las mejoras tecnológicas de la prefabricación con hormigón han hecho competitivo el uso de vigas prefabricadas de luces cada vez mayores en comparación con otras alternativas. Sin embargo, el peso de las vigas es limitante ...
  • Análisis de un caso de inestabilidad lateral de un viga de hormigón pretensado de gran luz en fase de izado 

    Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Bairán García, Jesús Miguel (2018-09)
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    Las mejoras tecnológicas de la prefabricación con hormigón han hecho competitivo el uso de vigas prefabricadas de luces cada vez mayores en comparación con otras alternativas. Sin embargo, el peso de las vigas es limitante ...
  • 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)
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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)
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    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 ...
  • Aspectos tecnológicos de túneles construidos con tuneladora y dovelas prefabricadas de hormigón 

    Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-07-24)
    Doctoral thesis
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    El número de túneles construidos con tuneladora tipo TBM ha aumentado considerablemente en las últimas décadas en consecuencia de los avances tecnológicos observados en estas máquinas y en el propio proceso constructivo. ...
  • 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 fibre content and 3D profile in cylindrical SFRC specimens 

    Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; López Carreño, Rubén-Daniel; Torrents Dolz, Josep M.; Aguado de Cea, Antonio; Juan Garcia, Pablo (2016-01)
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    The inductive method from Torrents et al. (Mater Struct 45(10):1577–1592, 2012, 1) is used to assess the fibre content and orientation in steel fibre reinforced concrete. Despite several advantages, the method presents ...
  • Assessment of fibre content and orientation in SFRC with the inductive method. Part 1: theoretical basis of the method and study of the influence of the type of coil and temperature on its accuracy 

    López Carreño, Rubén-Daniel; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Galobardes Reyes, Isaac; Torrents Dolz, Josep M.; Aguado de Cea, Antonio; Domingues de Figueiredo, Antonio (2015)
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    The inductive method is a non-destructive test which is capable to estimate both the fibre orientation and the fibre content in steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC) samples by the means of a coil and an impedance analyser. ...
  • Assessment of fibre content and orientation in SFRC with the inductive method. Part 2: Application for the quality control of sprayed concrete 

    Silva, Cesar L; Galobardes Reyes, Isaac; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Monte, Renata; Domingues de Figueiredo, Antonio; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2015)
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    Concrete is the most used construction material in the world despite its fragility and low capacity to bear tensile stresses. Steel fibres may be added to increase the ductility of the material leading to fibre reinforced ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bond strength of whitetoppings and bonded overlays constructed with self-compacting high-performance concrete 

    López Carreño, Rubén-Daniel; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2017-10)
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    A bonded concrete overlay consists of a concrete layer poured over a deteriorated pavement. Its mechanical performance depends on the quality of the bond between the lower and the uppermost layers. This paper reports an ...
  • Case study of failure of long prestressed precast concrete girder during lifting 

    Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Bairán García, Jesús Miguel; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique (Elsevier, 2019-06)
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    Improvements in concrete technology, reinforcing systems and manufacturing enable the use of longer reinforced precast concrete girders, contributing to the competitiveness of this solution for bridge decks. The weight of ...
  • Complementary use of inductive test and bending test for the characterization of SFRC 

    Liao, Lin; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2014)
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    Many researches have been conducted in past decades for promoting the application of steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC), either conventional or self-compacting. However, the differences of post-crack behaviour and the ...
  • Complementary use of inductive test and bending test for the characterization of SFRC 

    Liao, Lin; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2014-07-01)
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    Many researches have been conducted in past decades for promoting the application of steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC), either conventional or self-compacting. However, the differences of post-crack behaviour and the ...
  • Comprehensive design method for earthbag and superadobe structures 

    Canadell Ruiz, Samuel; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique (2016-04)
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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 ...
  • Compressive strength estimation of sprayed concrete at early ages 

    Galobardes Reyes, Isaac; Domingues de Figueiredo, Antonio; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; García Vicente, Tomàs; Rueda, Angel; Pérez, Jorge (2013)
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    The sprayed concrete complies a construction technique that combines the placement and the compacting of concrete in only one process. This sort of concrete, which is widely used in underground constructions, requires a ...
  • 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 ...