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    • Waste paper ash as an alternative binder to improve the bearing capacity of road subgrades 

      Cepriá, Juan José; Orejana Gonzalez, Roberto; Miró Recasens, José Rodrigo; Martínez Reguero, Adriana Haydée; Barra Bizinotto, Marilda; Aponte Hernández, Diego Fernando; Baloochi, Hani (Taylor & Francis, 2022)
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      The interest on alternative hydraulic road binders to replace cement is increasing these days aiming at reducing the carbon footprint of road projects. The PaperChain project, an EU funded project under the H2020 programme, ...
    • Resolution improvement of low-cost MEMS accelerometer by aligning simulations sensors 

      Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Lozano Galant, Fidel; Komarizadeh Asl, Seyed Mahyad; Lozano Galant, José Antonio; Turmo Coderque, José (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2022)
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      Nowadays, accelerometers are being used in various civil engineering applications. Their versatility made them desirable in many Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) application. A significant issue with their use is the ...
    • Development of an accurate low-cost device for structural vibration acquisition 

      Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Lozano Galant, Fidel; Komarizadeh Asl, Seyed Mahyad; Lozano Galant, José Antonio; Turmo Coderque, José (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2022)
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      Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) applications are getting tremendous attention from engineers; However, the expensive sensors and equipment needed for extracting the structures' modal characteristics made SHM application ...
    • TBM thrust on fibre reinforced concrete precast segment simulation 

      Nogales Arroyo, Alejandro; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Springer, 2021)
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      Fibre reinforced concrete (FRC) is gaining acceptance as a structural material for casting precast segments as this has proven to lead to various advantages respect to the traditional reinforced concrete, especially for ...
    • Elevated flat slab of fibre reinforced concrete non-linear simulation up to failure 

      Nogales Arroyo, Alejandro; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Springer, 2021)
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      The growing use of fibre reinforced concrete (FRC) on structural concrete has made that several codes and guidelines have included models for design in which the traditional reinforcement has been substituted partially or ...
    • BIM-based Augmented Reality for Facility Maintenance Management 

      Alavi, Hamidreza; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Fan, Su-ling; San, Wei (European Council on Computing in Construction (EC3), 2021)
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      More than 65% of the total cost in buildings comes from Facility Maintenance Management (FFM). Despite that, facility managers have still relied on the traditional method. Building Information Modeling (BIM) based on Augment ...
    • Influence of the degree of utilization on the structural behaviour of stainless steel frames subject to fire 

      Segura Valdivieso, Guillermo; Pournaghshband, Asal; Afshan, Sheida; Mirambell Arrizabalaga, Enrique (2021)
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      Stainless steel is known to have a better behaviour at elevated temperatures than carbon steel. This, combined with its aesthetic appeal and corrosion resistance, makes stainless steel structures an attractive alternative ...
    • Inverse analysis of constitutive models applied to steel fiber reinforced Concrete 

      Santos, Leticia C. D.; Nogales Arroyo, Alejandro; Reginato, Luan; Pieralisi, Ricardo (Ibero-Latin-American Congress on Computational Methods in Engineering (CILAMCE), 2020)
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      Steel fiber reinforced concrete (SFRC) structures are increasingly being inserted in engineering, mainly due to the good properties of the material to the tensile stresses. To represent the behavior of these structures, ...
    • Interaction of geometric and material nonlinearities in stainless steel frames 

      González de León, Isabel; Arrayago Luquin, Itsaso; Real Saladrigas, Esther (2021)
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      Adequate mechanical properties make stainless steel an excellent construction material for structures. The current stainless steel European structural code EN1993-1-4 (2015) is largely based on provisions given for carbon ...
    • Preliminary study on new micro textile waste fiber reinforced cement composite 

      Sadrolodabaee, Payam; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2021)
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      Large amounts of nonrenewable resources are depleted by the construction industry in addition to the generation of million tons of mineral waste and carbon dioxide gas every year. For the sake of a more sustainable consumption ...
    • Comparison of different low-cost sensors for structural health monitoring 

      Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Turmo Coderque, José; Mobaraki, Behnam; Lozano Galant, José Antonio (CRC Press, 2020)
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      Recently, the need for Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) and inspection is growing as a result of the increasing age of the structural stock worldwide. SHM includes bringing into use a sensor or an array of sensors into ...
    • Embedded distributed optical fiber sensors for health monitoring of concrete bridges 

      Bado, Mattia Francesco; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Kaklauskas, Gintaris (CRC Press, 2021)
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      The idea behind Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is the identification of early structural malfunctions, which, in the case of concrete bridges, is mainly shown as deformation and cracking and the consequent feedback on ...