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  • Resilience and urban regeneration: lessons from community-led initiatives: the case study of Can Fugarolas in Mataró (Barcelona) 

    Sáez Ujaque, Diego; Roca Bosch, Elisabet; DE BALANZÓ JOUÉ, RAFAEL; Fuertes Pérez, Pere; Garcia-Almirall, M. Pilar (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-11-20)
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    In recent years Urban Resilience has taken great relevance both in the academic field and urban governance and management. However, uncertainties and fuzziness hinder its implementation to urban planning realm, in general, ...
  • Three-dimensional finite element analysis of the cyclic response of RC columns 

    Fawaz, Ghassan; Murcia Delso, Juan (International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib), 2019)
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    This paper presents three-dimensional finite element models for the accurate response simulation of RC columns subjected to severe cyclic loading. The models integrate advanced constitutive models for concrete, steel ...
  • Modeling bar slip and pullout capacity of straight anchorages 

    Murcia Delso, Juan (International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib), 2019)
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    This paper presents an analytical method to predict the bar slip and pullout capacity of straight bars embedded in well-confined concrete, such as column bars extended into a footing or cap beam. Closed-form solutions of ...
  • Seismic response analysis of a retrofitted concrete building in Mexico City 

    Ruiz Barba, Ulises; Murcia Delso, Juan; Arnau, Oriol; Murià Vila, David; Alcocer Martínez de Castro, Sergio (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
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    This paper presents results of an ongoing study on the seismic performance of a retrofitted concrete building located in the soft soil area of Mexico City. The original structure consisted of reinforced concrete frames in ...
  • Performance of retrofitted concrete buildings during the September 19, 2017 earthquake in Mexico City 

    Murcia Delso, Juan; Arnau, Oriol (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
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    The 1985 Mexico City earthquake resulted in extensive damage and collapse of concrete construction. In the months and years following this earthquake, there was an unparalleled effort to repair and retrofit concrete ...
  • Nonintrusive uncertainty quantification for automotive crash problems with VPS/Pamcrash 

    Rocas Alonso, Marc; García González, Alberto; Zlotnik, Sergio; Larráyoz Izcara, Xabier; Díez, Pedro (2021-10-01)
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    Uncertainty Quantification (UQ) is a key discipline for computational modeling of complex systems, enhancing reliability of engineering simulations. In crashworthiness, having an accurate assessment of the behavior of the ...
  • Experimental comparison of two testing setups for characterizing the shear mechanical properties of masonry 

    Segura Domingo, Jorge; Bernat Masó, Ernest; Mendizábal Dinucci, Virginia Dolores; Pelà, Luca; Roca Fabregat, Pedro; Gil Espert, Lluís (Elsevier, 2021-09-08)
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    The prediction of the structural capacity of masonry buildings against lateral loads requires an accurate characterization of the masonry strength and the general response under shear stresses. The experimental determination ...
  • Field monitoring of brine pipeline facility in the central region of Catalonia, Spain 

    Sánchez Juny, Martí; Triadú Galí, Arnau; Arroyo Campos, Antoni; Paterson, Angus; Andreu Torras, Antoni; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2021-11)
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    The potash mines located in the central region of Catalonia generate waste brines that are transported and discharged beneath the sea on the Catalan central coast through a pipeline facility more than 100 km long. The ...
  • Interactive programming activities for 1st year tudents of calculus in civil engineering 

    Estela Carbonell, M. Rosa; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio (Aristotle Univertity of Thessaloniki, 2021)
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    In Engineering, traditional approaches for teaching Calculus include a sequential development of proofs and exercises related to functions, differentiation, integration and partial differential equations. Often, in the ...
  • Use of sensors, mobiles and computer vision in experimental structural dynamics 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Rivas, Jose; González Lopez, Jose Manuel; Pouplana Sarda, Ignasi de (Aristotle Univertity of Thessaloniki, 2021)
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    In Civil Engineering, traditional approaches for teaching concepts of structural mechanics include dense yet sequential theoretical development of proofs and exercises. Often, in the specific case of structural dynamics, ...
  • STEAM activities for civil engineering curricula: from Calculus to digital twins 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Estela Carbonell, M. Rosa (University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2021)
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    This full paper describes a set of pedagogical activities designed for students of all academic years in civil engineering programs. The pedagogical project has a twofold aim: i) exposing civil engineering students to ...
  • Nuevos cementos eco-eficientes elaborados con la fracción fina de hormigón reciclado para futuras aplicaciones ingenieriles 

    Monasterio Jaqueti, Manuel; Frias Rojas, Moisés; García Giménez, Rosario; Vigil de la Villa, Raquel; Martínez Ramírez, Sagrario; Fernández Carrasco, Lucía; Lahoz Ruiz, Eduardo; Vegas, Iñigo; Moreno Juez, J. (Associação Brasileira de Patologia das Construções (ALCONPAT), 2021)
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    Los residuos de la construcción son un gran problema medioambiental. Europa ha priorizado su reciclaje para nuevas construcciones ingenieriles. Sin embargo, la fracción fina de los residuos de hormigón, no presenta ...

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