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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • From physical to digital in structural engineering classrooms using digital fabrication 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Codony Gisbert, David; Toledo, Alvaro (2017-11)
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    In this paper, a set of digital artifacts related to simple examples of structural engineering are presented. The artifacts are real-time applications and visualizations of typical problems students from the architecture, ...
  • Global plastic design of stainless steel frames 

    Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Real Saladrigas, Esther; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio (Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, 2017)
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    The use of stainless steel structures has increased during the last decade due to their durability, aesthetics and mechanical properties such as ductility, considerable strain hardening and excellent fire resistance. ...
  • Improved design of transversally stiffened steel plate girders subjected to patch loading 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Herrera, Juan; Fargier-Gabaldón, Luis (2017-11)
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    This article presents a mechanical formulation to estimate the strength of transversally stiffened steel plate girders subjected to patch loading, in this particular case, with closely space stiffeners. Steel plate girders ...
  • Improved predictive model to the cross-sectional resistance of CFT 

    Mansouri, Iman; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Wan Hu, Jong (Springer, 2017-08)
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    This paper proposes an improved theoretical prediction equation for Concrete-filled steel tubes (CFT) subjected to compressive forces. This ultimate load capacity is inferred from a database of 344 experimental results ...
  • Influence of bearing length on the patch loading resistance of multiple longitudinally stiffened webs 

    Loaiza, Nelson; Graciano, Carlos; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Casanova, Euro (Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, 2017)
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    Incremental launching is one of the common steel bridge assembly methods used nowadays, its practical application consists in passing the bridge assembly through the launching shoes as well as over each support ...