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  • Numerical simulations of the hydraulic behaviour of stepped stairs in a metro station 

    Tellez Alvarez, Jackson David; Gómez Valentín, Manuel; Russo, Beniamino (Springer, 2022)
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    Paral·lel metro station, located in Barcelona, has historically suffered flooding problems due to the location of one of its access stairs in a flood prone area. During these flooding events subway users were subjected to ...
  • A discussion on the reliability of prEN1992-1-1:2021 shear strength provisions for fibre reinforced concrete members without shear reinforcement 

    Tošić, Nikola; Bairán García, Jesús Miguel; Fernández Ruíz, Miguel; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Springer, 2023)
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    The Eurocode 2 for the design of concrete structures (EN1992-1-1:2004) is undergoing a revision that will lead to the publication of the second generation of this code to be used across all CEN member countries. Therefore, ...
  • On the seismic design of ductile RC buildings considering soil-structure interaction effects 

    Baquero Mosquera, Juan Sebastián; Bairán García, Jesús Miguel; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto (Springer, 2023)
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    Soil-structure interaction (SSI) may condition the seismic performance of buildings in different ways. Previous studies show that SSI effects on structural response parameters may be either beneficial or detrimental, ...
  • COVID-19 pandemic effects on traffic crash patterns and injuries in Barcelona, Spain: an interpretable approach 

    Aiash, Ahmad; Robusté Antón, Francesc (CRC Press, 2023)
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    The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly affected our lives in many different aspects. Traffic, in general, and traffic crashes, in particular, have both been affected by the pandemic. This study, therefore, is conducted to ...
  • Captación de la escorrentía superficial: modelación mediante SWMM 5.0 y ejemplo de cálculo 

    Russo, Beniamino (Distribuidora Alfambra de Papelería, 2007)
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    An introductory guide to SWMM 5.0, a program developed by the EPA for sewer network analysis in urban drainage. This provides knowledge not only on how to use the model but the hydrology and hydraulics involved in the ...
  • Agile analysis of life-cycle damage cost of concrete frame structures under earthquake 

    Bairán García, Jesús Miguel; García, Mario (Taylor & Francis Group, 2023)
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    Seismic events can produce damage and collapse of constructions, impacting the expected life-cycle cost and out-of-service time. Past seismic events showed that socioeconomic consequences at community scale are dramatic, ...
  • Warning systems and instrumentation 

    Marchi, Lorenzo; Hurlimann Ziegler, Marcel; Coviello, Velio (Springer, 2024)
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    In the last two decades, sensors and techniques for debris-flow monitoring and their application for warning purposes have progressed significantly and many operational warning systems are working worldwide. Such advances ...
  • Observation and analysis of a moving slope 

    Mariano, Alessandra di; Gens Solé, Antonio (Springer, 2023)
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    A northbound motorway close to the city of Barcelona has shown various deformation signs in its pavement and, as a consequence, it has been the subject of numerous studies and projects, aimed at reducing the road maintenance ...
  • Carbonation resistance of recycled aggregate concrete using different cement types 

    Etxeberria Larrañaga, Miren (Springer, 2023)
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    This paper describes the influence of the cement type and the use of 50% coarse RCA on the carbonation resistance of concrete. Twelve concrete mixtures were produced using four types of cement (CEM I, CEM IIAL, CEM IIAS ...
  • SP-357—8: Punching-shear strength of reinforced concrete slabs subjected to concentric transverse loads and in-plane tensile forces 

    Marí Bernat, Antonio Ricardo; Fernández Sánchez, Pablo Gonzalo; Oller Ibars, Eva; Cladera Bohigas, Antoni (American Concrete Institute (ACI), 2023)
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    Reinforced concrete slabs can be subjected simultaneously to transverse loads and in-plane tensile forces, as it occurs in top slabs of continuous box girder bridges at intermediate supports, or in flat slabs supported on ...
  • Les précipitations minérales à grande échelle et leurs effets sur les infrastructures 

    Ramon Tarragona, Anna; Alonso Pérez de Agreda, Eduardo (ISTE Editions Ltd, 2023)
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    Ce chapitre illustre l’importance des dommages que peut causer la cristallisation des sels en milieu poreux à travers la considération de deux situations de génie civil concernant un tunnel et un viaduc. Il montre comment ...
  • Influence of treated mixed recycled aggregates in concrete properties 

    Etxeberria Larrañaga, Miren; Vintimilla Molina, Carla Teresa (Springer, 2023)
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    Extensive construction and demolition waste (CDW) is generated during the construction process. That waste is currently deposited in landfills. It is necessary to produce and employ mixed recycled aggregates (MRA) in low ...

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