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  • Avaliação de ensaio multidirecional com duplo entalhe para concretos reforçados com fibras 

    Marum, Tiago; Monte, Renata; Domingues de Figueiredo, Antonio; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo (2019)
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    O uso de fibras em concretos tem ganho um maior espaço no meio da construção civil e a publicação do fib Model Code 2010 pode ser considerada um grande avanço nesse sentido. Indicando a possibilidade de uso estrutural do ...
  • A nonparametric statistical model for the selection of significant variables acting in the deterioration of built façades 

    Serrat Piè, Carles; Gibert Armengol, Vicente; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Rapinski, Jacek (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2020)
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    Serrat and Gibert (2011) introduced the use of survival analysis techniques for the study of time-to-failure in the facades of a building stock. Those techniques have been implemented in a predictive system that incorporates ...
  • Seismic performance of deteriorated concrete bridges: bonding failure effects 

    Bartolozzi, Mara; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Domaneschi, Marco (Féderation Internationale du Béton (fib), 2020)
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    Nowadays, seismic study of corroded reinforced concrete elements is a matter of increasing concern, in particular for links such as bridges in infrastructural networks. In a starting step of an ongoing research, a bridge ...
  • A combined kernel-PCA with clustering analysis for bridge damage detection under changing environmental conditions 

    Delgadillo Ayala, Rick Milton; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (2020)
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    Damage caused in bridges can be hidden by the service conditions mainly due to environment effects as temperature and traffic loading. The literature review indicates that the majority of investigations are limited since ...
  • The dynamic assessment of structural condition by measurement error-minimizing observability method 

    Peng, Tian; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Turmo Coderque, José (CRC Press, 2020)
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    The structural identification using dynamic parameters (such as the natural vibration frequencies and mode shapes of the structure) is an important issue especially in slender structures such as long-span bridges or high-rise ...
  • A comprehensive description of a Low-Cost Angular Data Monitoring System 

    Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Turmo Coderque, José; Mobaraki, Behnam; Lozano Galant, José Antonio (CRC Press, 2020)
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    Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is basic to survey the exactness of strength forecasts of structures. Utilizing low-cost sensors on structural assessment have increased in contrast with using high-cost sensors. Although ...
  • Dynamic observability method for durability assessment considering measurement noise 

    Peng, Tian; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Turmo Coderque, José (2020)
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    Due to the inevitable degradation of material properties in structures in daily use, such as stiffness degradation due to cracking in concrete elements, their durability will definitely be influenced, and their serviceability ...
  • Practical application of low-cost sensors for static tests 

    Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Mobaraki, Behnam; Lozano Galant, José Antonio; Turmo Coderque, José (2020)
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    Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is essential to assess the accuracy of durability predictions of structures. Using low-cost sensors on structural evaluation has gained significant attention compare to high-cost sensors. ...
  • A comprehensive description of a low-cost wireless dynamic real-time data acquisition and monitoring system 

    Komarizadehasl, Seyedmilad; Mobaraki, Behnam; Lozano Galant, José Antonio; Turmo Coderque, José (2020)
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    Nowadays,low-cost sensors and acquisition devices have been emerging as an obvioussolution to many innovative applications such as Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems. In this paper,issues regarding dynamic data ...
  • Sulfate resistance of blended cements (limestone illite calcined clay) exposed without previous curing 

    Rosetti, Agustín; Ikumi Montserrat, Tai; Segura Pérez, Ignacio; Irassar, Egardo Fabián (2020)
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    Durability in aggressive environments is an important factor to extend the service life of concrete and the use ternary blended cements (limestone filler + calcined clays) can contribute to this purpose. In sulfate ...
  • Distributed Optical Fiber for laboratory and field testing in concrete structures 

    Rodríguez Gutiérrez, Gerardo; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Barrias, Antonio Jose de Sousa; Villalba Herrero, Sergi (World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 2020)
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    This paper outlines the principal results of laboratory and field testing in concrete structures to show the capabilities of distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS) in their application to monitoring concrete structures. ...
  • Discrete element simulation of the fresh state steel fiber reinforced self-compacting concrete 

    Najari, Alireza; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique (Springer, 2020)
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    The distribution and orientation of fibers in Steel Fiber Reinforcement Self-Compacting Concrete (SFRSCC) are paramount given its influence in the mechanical properties of the material/structural elements. A two-way coupled ...

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