Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs) for Engineering Applications (III)


A simplified model for the shear strength in RC and PC beams, and for punching shear in slabs, without or with shear reinforcement, including steel, FRP and SMA

A. Cladera1, A. Marí2, C. Ribas1, E. Oller2, J.M. Bairan2, N. Duarte2, R. Menduiña2

1: University of Balearic Islands, Palma, Spain
2: Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain


The development of memory steel at Empa

C. Czaderski1, M. Shahverdi1, E. Ghafoori1, M. Motavalli1, C. Leinenbach2, A. Arabi-Hashemi2, J. Michels3, J. Scherer3

1: Empa, Structural Engineering, Dübendorf, Switzerland
2: Empa, Advanced Materials Processing, Dübendorf, Switzerland
3: re-fer AG, Brunnen, Switzerland


Improvement of FeMnSi based shape memory alloys yield stress by heat treatment

Y. Yang1,2, A. Arabi-Hashemi1, C. Leinenbach1, M. Shahverdi1

1: Empa, Dübendorf, Switzerland
2: ETH Zürich, Switzerland


Axial stiffness of a Fe-SMA during the activation process

Y. Yang1, M. Breveglieri1, M. Shahverdi1,2

1: Empa, Dübendorf, Switzerland
2: University of Tehran, Iran


Bond behaviour of ribbed near-surface mounted iron-based shape memory alloy bars: Experimental investigation

B. Schranz1,2, M. Shahverdi1,3, C. Czaderski1

1: Structural Engineering Laboratory, Empa, Dübendorf, Switzerland
2: ETH Zürich, Switzerland
3: University of Tehran, Iran

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Shape memory alloy fibres in fibre-reinforced ultra-high performance concrete Rheology optimization and bonding behaviour

M. Schleiting1, S. Khawatmi2, A. Wetzel1, J. Thiemicke2, P. Krooß3, B. Middendorf1, E. Fehling2, T. Niendorf3, C. Czaderski4

1: University of Kassel, Department of Building Materials and Construction Chemistry, Kassel, Germany
2: University of Kassel, Department of Structural Concrete, Kassel, Germany
3: University of Kassel, Institute of Materials Engineering, Kassel, Germany
4: Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Structural Engineering Research Laboratory, Dübendorf, Switzerland


SMA-Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls Subjected to Reverse Cyclic Loading

M. Morcos1, D. Palermo1

1: Department of Civil Engineering, York University, Toronto, Canada


Retrofitting of Concrete Exterior Beam-Column Joints using NiTi-SMA Sheets

M. Rahman1, M. Ajmal2, M. Baluch1, A. Al-Gadhib1

1: King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
2: Alasala University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia