Strengthening, Monitoring and Life-cycle Assessment of Metallic Structures (I)


Adhesively Bonded CFRP Composites for Steel Strengthening: An overview

E. Ghafoori1, Q. Yu2, R. Haghani3, A. Hosseini1,4, A. Hadigheh4, X. Gu2, M. Motavalli1, X.-L. Zhao5

1: Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland
2: Key Laboratory of Performance Evolution and Control for Engineering Structures of Ministry of Education, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
3: Division of Structural Engineering, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
4: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
5: School of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
6: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia


Simplified FE model predicting the bending behaviour of corroded tubular steel members rehabilitated using CFRP

J.M. George1, M. Kimiaei1, M. Elchalakani1

1: The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia


Added value of regular in-service visual inspection to the fatigue reliability of structural details in steel bridges

B. Hashemi1, J. Maljaars1, H.H. Snijder1

1: Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands


Local and Distortional Buckling Behaviour of Cold-Formed Steel Sigma Beam-Column Profiles

F. Öztürk1, M. Şentürk1,2, S. Pul1, I. Hajirasouliha2

1: Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
2: The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom


Strength of concrete with FRP fabric confinement using geopolymer bonding agent after exposure to high temperature

M. Elmegbr1, S. Sarker2, P. Sarker1

1: Curtin University, Perth, Australia
2: Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, Chittagong, Bangladesh


Damage experiment on a steel plate girder bridge and local damage detection utilizing traffic-induced vibration

C.-W. Kim1, Y. Goi1, T. Mimasu1

1: Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan


Fatigue performance and evaluation of horizontal gusset plate web gap details in steel bridges

Y. Wang1, J. Feng1, C. Wang1, B. Cui1, L. Duan1

1: School of Highway, Chang'an University, Xi'an, China