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  • Models for evaluating shear strength on members with circular cross section 

    Turmo Coderque, José; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Aparicio Bengoechea, Ángel Carlos (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
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    Solid circular columns are often used as structural supports in bridges, buildings and foundations due to their simplicity of construction and because their strength is similar in any direction. This deem them very suitable ...
  • Modelling the construction of cable stayed bridges stressed with the strand by strand technique 

    Lozano Galant, José Antonio; Turmo Coderque, José (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
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    The temporary supports erection method is the most common way of building cable-stayed bridges. In this technique the bridge deck is first built over a set of temporary and permanent supports. Then, during the tensioning ...
  • Quality specifications and performance indicators for highway bridges in Europe 

    Strauss, Alfred; Fernandes, S.; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Mold, Lisa; Matos, Jose C. (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
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    Across Europe, multiple management systems were developed with the aim of managing roadway bridges in an efficient manner. Although being generically similar, the condition assessment process, based in the as-sessment of ...
  • Inspection of existing bridges: moving on from condition rating 

    Hajdin, Rade; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Matos, Jose C. (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
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    It is widely accepted that safety and serviceability are primary concerns in bridge design. However, for the most of bridges’ service life, these concerns are addressed indirectly by a qualitative measure, defined herein ...
  • Final overview of COST Action TU1406: quality control of existing bridges 

    Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE), 2019)
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    Across Europe, the need to manage roadway bridges efficiently led to the development of multiple management systems. Despite presenting similar architectural frameworks, the condition assessment procedure is one of the ...
  • Optimisation of post-disaster assisted self-build housing construction and labour safety in developing countries 

    Casanovas Rubio, Maria del Mar; Hosseini, Seyed Mohammad Amin; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pons Valladares, Oriol (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018)
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    Natural and man-made disasters and conflicts occur constantly around the world, leaving displaced and vulnerable people every year, especially in the developing countries. Among other urgent necessities, this population ...
  • Rehabilitación del paraguas de hormigón armado de 40 m de diámetro en Pola de Siero 

    Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Brufau Niubó, Roberto; Payola Lahoz, Jordi; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (Instituto de Ciencias de la Construcción Eduardo Torroja. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (IETcc-CSIC), 2018)
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    A mediados de los años 70 del siglo pasado, se encargó a D. Ildefonso Sánchez del Río el diseño de una cubierta de hormigón armado para el mercado de ganado de Pola de Siero (Asturias) que, actualmente, sirve como tal para ...
  • Forjados de losa maciza de hormigón reforzado con fibras 

    Aidarov, Stanislav; Nogales Arroyo, Alejandro; Mena Sebastià, Francisco; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Instituto de Ciencias de la Construcción Eduardo Torroja. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (IETcc-CSIC), 2018)
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    Uno de los retos que se plantea para el Hormigón Reforzado con Fibras (HRF) es su uso en forjados de losa maciza. Se trataría de una solución atractiva que permitiría reducir (incluso eliminar en algunos casos) la cantidad ...
  • Deflections of reinforced concrete beams made with recycled and waste materials under sustained load: experiment and fib Model Code 2010 predictions 

    Tosic, Nikola; Marinkovic, Snežana; Ignjatovic, Ivan; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (CRC Press, 2018)
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    This paper presents experimental results of long-term behavior of reinforced beams made from natural aggregate concrete (NAC), recycled aggregate concrete (RAC), and high-volume fly ash concrete (HVFAC) under sustained ...
  • Análisis de la seguridad estructural de los acueductos de Coll de Foix y Capdevila del Canal de Aragón y Cataluña 

    Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Alegre Heitzmann, Vicente; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Cavero Irure, Teresa; Quintilla Blanco, Roberto (Universidad de Cantabria, 2018)
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    El Canal de Aragón y Cataluña (CAyC) es una infraestructura singular que actualmente irriga unas 105.000 ha (131 comunidades de regantes), siendo éste propiedad de la Confederación Hidrográfica del Ebro. Su recorrido empieza ...
  • Performance of Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors bonded to reinforcement bars in bending 

    Bado, Mattia Francesco; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Barrias, Antonio Jose de Sousa (NDT.net, 2018)
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    Distributed Optical Fiber Sensors (DOFS) are optimal tools for mapping temperature, strain and vibration inside a structural element in two or even three dimensions. Thanks to their multiple sensing points, wide location ...
  • TRUSS, a European innovative training network dealing with the challenges of an aging infrastructure network 

    González, Arturo; Barrias, Antonio Jose de Sousa; Teixeira, Rui; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon (NDT.net, 2018)
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    Inspections and maintenance of infrastructure are expensive. In some cases, overdue or insufficient maintenance/monitoring can lead to an unacceptable risk of collapse and to a tragic failure as the Morandi bridge in Genoa, ...