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  • PAVIT: Nueva plataforma para el diseño y la comprobación de pavimentos 

    López Carreño, Rubén-Daniel; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Carrascón Ortiz, Sergio; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2018)
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    El diseño y la comprobación de pavimentos requieren de herramientas que faciliten al ingeniero su análisis estructural. Actualmente existen multitud de herramientas y programas en el mercado, aunque éstas suelen estar ...
  • 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 ...
  • Quality specifications for roadway bridges in Europe: overview of COST Action TU1406 

    Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Matos, Jose C. (CRC Press, 2021)
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    Quality control frameworks are being implemented wordwide by bridge owners. In the case of highway bridges, the definition of a set of performance goals at component, system and network level and the proposal of the ...
  • Seismic performance of deteriorating concrete bridges 

    Domaneschi, Marco; De Gaetano, Antonino; Cimellaro, Gian Paolo; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (CRC Press, 2021)
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    This study examines the effect of corrosion on reinforced concrete structural elements of a bridge overpass in seismic affected areas. Starting from a literature review to identify the existing deteriorating models, a case ...
  • Analysis using modal information in SSI by dynamic observability method 

    Peng, Tian; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Turmo Coderque, José (CRC Press, 2021)
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    Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) has become a powerful tool to help decision making for management of structures along their service life. Estimation of parameters from dynamic response is more appealing than doing it ...
  • Damage detection in a real truss bridge using Hilbert-Huang Transform of transient vibrations 

    Delgadillo Ayala, Rick Milton; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (CRC Press, 2021)
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    Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) in bridges is an important field, which implements increasingly innovative damage detection strategies for both theoretical developments and laboratory-scale implementations. However, is ...
  • Sprayed cementitious mortars to strengthen urban buildings: Case study in Barcelona, Spain 

    Pons Valladares, Oriol; Huang, Dawei; Albareda Valls, Albert; Pellegrino, Francesco; Segura Pérez, Ignacio; Garcia, Tomàs; Zamora i Mestre, Joan-Lluís; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (2020)
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    Cities the world over require more resilient architecture that satisfies stricter structural safety standards than in the past. However, there are too many urban building structures about to reach the end of their designed ...
  • 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 ...

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