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    • A comparative analysis of longitudinal stiffener cross-section for slender I-girders subjected to patch loading 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Loaiza, Nelson; Graciano, Carlos; Casanova, Euro (Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, 2017)
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      In the construction of traditional composite bridges whose structure consists of plate girders, the concrete slabs of the decks are often casted before launching. These thin-walled webs are occasionally reinforced with ...
    • An experimental study on the cyclic response of austenitic stainless steel 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; de Marco, Mauricio; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso (2018)
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      Strain hardening is one of the key features of stainless steel for all structural applications. This property directly affects the definition of cross-sectional resistance, cross-section classification, ductility and energy ...
    • Analysis of steel members using FEM and Big data 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique; Real Saladrigas, Esther (Wiley, 2016)
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      This paper describes trends concerning the analysis of steel structures using FEM and Big Data from two perspectives: i) the increase of the computing capacity and ii) the de-sign guidelines. For the former, computers allow ...
    • Análisis de autovalores de vigas esbeltas con rigidización múltiple sujetas a cargas concentradas 

      Loaiza, Nelson; Graciano, Carlos; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio (Sociedad Venezolana de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería, 2016)
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      Durante la erección de puentes de acero usando el método de empujes sucesivos, el ensamble de la cubierta se mueve a través de las zapatas de desplazamiento y también sobre cada pila de soporte. Como resultado de esto se ...
    • Análisis lineal de pandeo de una viga esbelta rigidizada longitudinalmente y sometida a carga concentrada 

      Graciano, Carlos; Loaiza, Nelson; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio (Sociedad Venezolana de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería, 2016)
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      En la construcción tradicional de puentes mixtos acero-concreto cuya estructura consiste en vigas tipo placa, las losas de hormigón de las cubiertas son a menudo vaciadas antes del ensamblaje. Siendo estas estructuras de ...
    • Circular concrete-filled tubular columns: state of the art oriented to the vulnerability assessment 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio (2015-05-28)
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      The vulnerability of framed structures has been analyzed until recently from two different perspectives: Structural and socio-economical. For the sake of assessing the former, indexes and objective measurements have been ...
    • Critical buckling load on transversally and longitudinally stiffened steel plate girders subjected to patch loading 

      Herrera, Juan Carlos; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio (CRC Press, 2019)
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      It has been investigated that the patch loading resistance model available in European design rules may lead to an underestimation for plate girders with closely spaced transverse stiffeners. Predicting models have been ...
    • Cyclic loading in stainless steel links under lateral loads 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique; Real Saladrigas, Esther (Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, 2017)
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      Link elements are dissipative devices in form of beam segments that are typically included in eccentrically braced frames (EBF) subjected to lateral loads and seismic hazard. Studies related to short links, ...
    • Designing experiments using digital fabrication in structural dynamics 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio (2017-07)
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      In engineering, traditional approaches aimed at teaching concepts of dynamics to engineering students include the study of a dense yet sequential theoretical development of proofs and exercises. Structural dynamics are ...
    • Development of IoT applications in civil engineering classrooms using mobile devices 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Posada, Hector; Toledo, Alvaro; Gouveia, Maria (2018-09)
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      This paper presents academic efforts aimed at integrating methodologies associated with the use of mobile devices, the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT), and the role of experimental education in civil engineering. ...
    • Development of VR/AR applications for experimental tests of beams, columns, and frames 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Claure, Fabiola; Coss Henning, Oscar de (2020-09)
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      This paper depicts a set of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) applications conceived for the enrichment of laboratory experiences within the field of structural engineering. The experimental program corresponds ...
    • Digital twins in civil and environmental engineering classrooms 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Sánchez Juny, Martí; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Puigagut Juárez, Jaume; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2018)
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      Digital twins are understood as digital replica of physical models whose behavior can be observed simultaneously (digitally and physically) in real time. These tools are increasingly used in advanced industries for several ...
    • Educating XXIst century civil engineers in Barcelona 

      Turmo Coderque, José; Estela Carbonell, M. Rosa; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Lloberas Valls, Oriol; Oliver Olivella, Xavier; Poblet-Puig, Jordi; Puigví Burniol, Maria Àngels; Valls del Barrio, Susanna; Díez, Pedro (2017)
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      The educational programs of Civil Engineering schools have evolved to adapt to changes in society demands and regulations. Specifically, Civil Engineering curricula in Spain was highly impacted by the Bolonia Declaration ...
    • Effect of uncertainty in localized imperfection on the ultimate compressive strength of cold-formed stainless steel hollow sections 

      Shen, Yanfei; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2019-09)
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      Stainless steel has excellent corrosion resistance properties, considerable long-term durability, and good mechanical strength. Hollow sections are a versatile and efficient form for construction applications. The use of ...
    • Estudio experimental y numérico de la capacidad portante de vigas de aluminio diseñadas para pantalanes de puertos 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique (2016-12-23)
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      El objeto del convenio es la realización del estudio de la capacidad portante de estructuras de aluminio diseñadas para pantalanes de puertos. El estudio se lleva a cabo mediante la realización de dos ensayos experimentales ...
    • Evaluación de la resistencia a abolladura por cortante de vigas armadas híbridas de acero según la norma venezolana COVENIN 1618:1998 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Rojas-Blonval, J.E. (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2015-04)
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      En este estudio se presenta un análisis de la resistencia a abolladura por cortante de vigas armadas híbridas según la norma venezolana COVENIN 1618:1998. El estudio se basa en una recopilación bibliográfica de ensayos ...
    • Experimental programme on austenitic stainless steel beams and columns 

      Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio (Independent Publishing Platform, 2019)
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      High ductility, durability, strain hardening and good fire resistance make stainless steel an excellent construction material. In recent years, a considerable amount of research has been devoted to the understanding of the ...
    • Flexural buckling of stainless steel angle columns 

      Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Gouveia, Maria; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Real Saladrigas, Esther (2018)
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      The flexural buckling behavior of columns with open sections such as angles is complex due to their inherent coupled torsional-flexural buckling effects that are typically found for intermediate member slenderness. Research ...
    • Flexural response of multi-stiffened aluminium beams in dock platforms 

      Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso (2017-11)
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      In this paper, the flexural response of extruded wrought aluminium girders is presented. This structural element is intended for usage in marine structures such as light docks, marinas and yacht ports. Ease of use, durability, ...
    • Flexural stiffness reduction for stainless steel SHS and RHS members prone to local buckling 

      Shen, Yanfei; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio (2020-10)
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      In this paper, flexural stiffness reduction factor formulations, applicable to stainless steel members with compact cold-formed square and rectangular hollow section (SHS and RHS), are extended to account for local buckling ...