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# Mechanics of Structures and Materials XXIV Proceedings of the 24th Australian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24, Perth, Australia, 6-9 December 2016)

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**Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges **is a collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, 6-9 December 2016). The contributions from academics, researchers and practising engineers from Australasian, Asia-pacific region and around the world, cover a wide range of topics, including:

• Structural mechanics

• Computational mechanics

• Reinforced and prestressed concrete structures

• Steel structures

• Composite structures

• Civil engineering materials

• Fire engineering

• Coastal and offshore structures

• Dynamic analysis of structures

• Structural health monitoring and damage identification

• Structural reliability analysis and design

• Structural optimization

• Fracture and damage mechanics

• Soil mechanics and foundation engineering

• Pavement materials and technology

• Shock and impact loading

• Earthquake loading

• Traffic and other man-made loadings

• Wave and wind loading

• Thermal effects

• Design codes

**Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges **will be of interest to academics and professionals involved in Structural Engineering and Materials Science.

VOLUME 1

Keynote submissions

Strength design of high-strength steel beams

M.A. Bradford & X. Liu

Physical, chemical and microbiological processes in the long term corrosion of steel and cast iron infrastructure

R.E. Melchers

Are seismically designed buildings inherently more resistant to progressive collapse?

D.A. Nethercot & C.A. Vidalis

Materials technology research to structural design of geopolymer concrete

J.G. Sanjayan

Maintenance and condition monitoring; multi-model and hybrid approach to SHM

A. De Stefano

VLFS technology for land creation on the sea

C.M. Wang

General submissions

Reinforced and prestressed concrete structures

Axially loaded three-side restrained reinforced concrete walls: A comparative study

N.M. Ho, M.M. Lima & J.H. Doh

Experimental investigation on the FRP-confined and unconfined concrete containing high rubber content

R. Hassanli & O. Youssf

Effect of steel fibre on thermal behavior of concrete under elevated temperature

X. Liang & C.Q. Wu

Analysis of bridge abutment movement through a case study

M. Rashidi, B. Samali & S. Kempton

Early-age tensile creep and drying shrinkage in GGBFS concrete

I. Khan, A. Castel & R.I. Gilbert

Study of disturbed strain regions for serviceability analysis of cracked RC flexural members

A. Murray, R.I. Gilbert & A. Castel

Image analysis method used in the seismic rehabilitation of squat reinforced concrete shear walls using CFRP sheets

J.E. Woods, D.T. Lau & Y.S. Yang

The effect of different shapes of shear keys at the interface of old and new concretes of jacketed RC column

M.R. Alam, P.K. Sarker, M. Rahman & S.H. Himel

Performance of damaged RC beams repaired and/or strengthened with FRP sheets: An experimental investigation

T. Imjai & R. Garcia

Post-yield bond behavior of reinforcing bars embedded in concrete under axial loading up to fracture

J. Yu, K.H. Tan & N.S. Lim

Eliminating shrinkage in tension stiffening model of concrete beams by the hybrid approach

G. Kaklauskas, P.L. Ng & V. Gribniak

Numerical modelling of cracked RC tension members using stress-transfer approach

G. Kaklauskas, P.L. Ng, R. Jakubovskis & R. Ramanauskas

Finite element modelling of concrete filled steel tubes subjected to static pure bending

A. Karrech, M. Elchalakani & H. Basarir

Experimental study on the tensile and bending creep behavior of cracked UHP-FRCC

T. Nishiwaki, H. Otaki, G. Igarashi, S. Kwon, F. Shaikh & A.P. Fantilli

Screw anchors installed in early age concrete

A. Mohyeddin, E. Gad, R. Khandu, K. Yangdon, J. Lee & M. Ismail

Steel and composite structures

Analysis of demountable steel column-baseplate connections under monotonic loading

D. Li, B. Uy, F. Aslani & V. Patel

Rigorous method for flexural design of reinforced concrete members

Y.F. Wu

Behaviour of load carrying precast concrete sandwich panels under various supporting conditions

E. Hamed

Shear buckling of composite plates on tensionless elastic foundations

J. Dong, X. Ma, J.E. Mills & Y. Zhuge

Asset management of steel bridges

M. Rashidi, B. Samali, A. Azad & H. Hatamian

Bond deterioration between near-surface mounted carbon FRP strips and concrete under moisture conditions

H. Aydin, R.J. Gravina & P. Visintin

Fatigue tests on notched steel beams strengthened with CFRP laminates

Q.Q. Yu & Y.F. Wu

Galvanic corrosion behavior of the welding of stainless steel and carbon steel

Y. Miyazaki & K. Komi

Effects of floor slabs on the structural performance of blind-bolted composite joints

M.K. Hassan, Z. Tao, T.Y. Song & L.H. Han

Simplified numerical modelling of circular concrete-filled steel tubular stub columns

U. Katwal, Z. Tao, M.K. Hassan & W.D. Wang

Analysis of mechanical behaviour of circular concrete filled steel tube columns using high strength concrete

H.D. Phan & H.H. Trinh

Behaviour of composite sandwich beams with different shear span-to-depth ratios

W. Ferdous, A. Manalo & T. Aravinthan

Behavior of pultruded multi-celled GFRP hollow beams with low-strength concrete infill

M. Muttashar, W. Karunasena, A. Manalo & W. Lokuge

Effects of fibre location and density on the flexural toughness in FRC beams

M. Manca, D. Ciancio & P. Dight

Process-induced deformation of composite I-shaped stiffened structures

C. Dong & J. Pitt

Global stability investigation on welded Q460GJ structural steel unrestrained beams under three-point bending tests

B. Yang, G. Xiong, Y. Zhang, S.D. Nie & M. Elchalakani

System transformation scheme and construction control method for self-anchored suspension bridge with steel-concrete composite girder

T.P. Wang, X.Y. Zhou, G.J. He & J. Yi

A comprehensive study on corrosion and hydrogen embrittlement of low carbon steel

L. Li, M. Mahmoodian, C.Q. Li & S.W. Zhou

Structural mechanics, computational mechanics, fracture and damage mechanics

Finite element analysis of the crushing behaviour of aluminium honeycombs under combined compression-shear loads

A.A. Ashab, D. Ruan & G.X. Lu

An adaptive elastic scaled boundary finite element approach for limit analysis of structures

A. Mellati, C. Song, F. Tin-Loi & S. Tangaramvong

Stress intensity factors for inclined cracks in pipes under axial tension and bending

G.Y. Fu, C.Q. Li & W. Yang

Scaled boundary finite element method for exterior acoustic-structure interaction analyses

L. Liu, C. Song, W. Gao & C. Birk

A discrete framework for fracture simulation based on the embedment of strong discontinuities with minimum degrees of freedom

D. Dias-da-Costa & G. Ranzi

Numerical modelling of concrete beams at serviceability conditions with a discrete crack approach and non-iterative solution-finding algorithms

D. Dias-da-Costa, R.N.F. do Carmo & R. Graça-e-Costa

New method to investigate the permeability of stressed concrete

M.D. Wimalasiri, D.J. Robert & C.Q. Li

Unified uncertain stability analysis of structures

W. Gao, D. Wu & F. Tin-Loi

Discrete element modelling of fracture in quasi-brittle materials

N.H.T. Nguyen, H.H. Bui, J. Kodikara, S. Arooran, G.D. Nguyen & P. Jitsangiam

Inelastic analysis of steel concrete composite beams based on a higher order beam theory

A.H. Sheikh, M.A. Uddin & J. Wen

An analytical approach to determine the span and fracture positions of roof strata prior to rock burst

S.T. Ji, C.W. Zhang & K.Z. Zhang

Stress analysis of STL models by octree mesh and scaled boundary finite element method

Y. Liu, A.A. Saputra & C. Song

Effect of corrosion influencing factors of cast iron pipes in clay soil

W.G. Wang, D.J. Robert, A. Zhou & C.Q. Li

Analysis of nano-beams with influences of surface stresses and nonlocal elasticity

T.B. Nguyen, J. Lawongkerd & J. Rungamornrat

An efficient finite element model of bolted disk-drum joints in aero-engine

Z.Y. Qin & F.L. Chu

Crack breathing as a function of crack location under the effect of unbalance force

H.M. Mobarak & H. Wu

Multicomponent tensile buckling

I.T. Hossain, F. Guillard & I. Einav

An insight into equivalent strut modelling of infill-RC frames

A. Mohyeddin, S. Dorji, E. Gad & H. Goldsworthy

Civil engineering materials

Workability and compressive strength properties of high strength geopolymer mortars

M.Z.N. Khan, F. Shaikh, Y.F. Hao & H. Hao

Experimental study on optimizing the crumb rubber concrete mechanical performance

O. Youssf & R. Hassanli

Steel fibre reinforced concrete: From X-ray imaging observation to modelling

T.S. Ng, T.N.S. Htut & S.J. Foster

Comparative performance of alkali-activated slag and fly ash at elevated temperatures

Z. Pan, Z. Tao, Y.F. Cao, N. Bajracharya, T. Murphy & R. Wuhrer

Effects of elevated temperature curing of brown coal fly ash geopolymer

R. Dirgantara & D.W. Law

Structural behaviour of UHPFRC short and slender columns subjected to axial and eccentric loads

M.S. Mohamed Ali, M. Singh & A.H. Sheikh

The effect of aluminium reaction on formation mechanism and structural properties of geopolymers

A. Hajimohammadi, T.D. Ngo & P. Mendis

Comparison of creep behaviour of geopolymer concrete and OPC concrete

C.H. Un, J.G. Sanjayan & R. San Nicolas

Experimental investigation of water vapour sorption isotherms and microstructure of low calcium geopolymer binders

J.M. de Burgh, I.M.A. Al-Damad & S.J. Foster

Influences of graphene oxide on electrical resistivity development of Portland cement paste

W.G. Li, Z.Y. Luo, C. Long, W.H. Duan & S.P. Shah

A novel composite material of A356 aluminum alloy reinforced with alumina (Al2O3) powder for automobile construction industries

S. Numsarapatnuk, T. Imjai & W. Insorn

Investigation of equivalent frame modelling for seismic analysis of unreinforced masonry buildings with flexible diaphragms

Y. Nakamura, H. Derakhshan, A.H. Sheikh, M.C. Griffith & J. Ingham

Design of alkali activated concrete using the Taguchi method

N.A. Farhan, M.N. Sheikh & M.N.S. Hadi

Mechanical behavior of a new Polyvinyl Alcohol fiber reinforced Engineered Cementitious Composite (PVA-ECC) using local ingredients

D. Meng, C.K. Lee & Y.X. Zhang

Analytical study on material properties of fibre reinforced cementitious composites

H. Tian, Y.X. Zhang, Y.H. Cui & C. Yang

Controlling the setting time of pavement concrete using accelerating-admixture by silica fume technology

N.H. Hai & T.V. Mot

Direct tensile test of high strength concrete with and without steel fibres

H.A. Hasan, F. Alhussainy, M.N. Sheikh & M.N.S. Hadi

Influence of steel, glass and hybrid fibres on the behaviour of reactive powder concrete

A.H.M. Algburi, M.N. Sheikh & M.N.S. Hadi

Laboratory tests of the pull-out behaviour of spiral shaped steel fibres from concrete matrix

Y.F. Hao & H. Hao

A novel numerical method for simulations of leaching of cementitious materials in ammonium nitrate solution

Y. Yu & Y.X. Zhang

Estimation of elastic modulus of cementitious materials under external sulfate attack

Y. Yu & Y.X. Zhang

Shock and impact loading

Confinement efficiency of concrete cylinders wrapped with different types of FRP under impact loads

T.M. Pham & H. Hao

Implosive demolition of tall masonry and concrete chimney stacks within a designed footprint

G.J. McKenzie, B. Samali & C.W. Zhang

Multi-hazard resistance capacity of precast segmental column with post-tensioning tendon under impact and cyclic loading

X.H. Zhang, H. Hao & C. Li

Development of an anchor system for seismic and blast retrofit of reinforced concrete structures using FRP sheets

J.E. Woods & D.T. Lau

Study on dynamic characteristics of pre-damaged rock under impact loading

S. Liu & C.W. Zhang

FBG based strain monitoring of reinforced concrete blast walls under high-velocity bullets penetration

Q.H. Zhang, Y. Wang, Y.Y. Sun, L. Gao, J.L. Duan, Z.L. Zhang, X.D. Huang, Z.W. You, F.J. Rong & Z.S. Chen

Research on SHM of concrete based on FBGs without coating under explosion load

Y.Y. Sun, Q.H. Zhang, L. Gao, J.L. Duan, Y. Wang, Z.L. Zhang, X.D. Huang & Z.W. You

The effect of shear and bending capacities on impact behavior of RC beams

P. Wongmatar, C. Hansapinyo, K.M. Bi & V. Vimonsatit

Experimental study on steel wire mesh reinforced concrete slabs against close-in detonations

J. Li & C.Q. Wu

Experimental study of steel wire mesh reinforced structural insulated panels against windborne debris impact

W.S. Chen, H. Hao & Q.F. Meng

Numerical analysis of human body motion under explosion

P.W. Sielicki & T. Gajewski

Fatigue damage of V-lock chain ring for mining under random load

Q. Zhang & H.J. Wang

Ballistic performance of plymetal structure produced by direct metal deposition

S.H. Masood, D. Ruan & P. Rajapatruni

Impact responses of aluminium foam sandwich panels with fibre metal laminate skins

C.J. Liu & Y.X. Zhang

Design of a hybrid composite anti-ram bollard against impact

P. Tran, S. Linforth, R. Lumantarna & T.D. Ngo

Isogeometric analysis of functionally graded plates based on a new polynomial displacement field

T.N. Nguyen, P. Tran & T.D. Ngo

Design optimisation of auxetic composite structures under blast loading

G. Imbalzano, P. Tran, S. Linforth, T.D. Ngo, P.V.S. Lee & P. Mendis

Earthquake loading, traffic and other man-made loadings

Effect of partially infill wall on the seismic behavior of RC frame buildings

K. Thinley & H. Hao

Large-scale testing of bridge system with unseating mitigation devices under spatially varying ground motions

B. Shrestha, H. Hao, K.M. Bi, L.X. He & W.X. Ren

Seismic performance of FRPs reinforced concrete filled steel tube

C.Y. Zhu, L. Sun & Y.H. Zhao

Experimental and numerical analyses on dynamic properties of materials in shaking table test

H. Zhang, H.N. Li, D.B. Wang & M. Li

Dimensional analysis of pounding effect between adjacent inelastic oscillators

S. Jiang, C.W. Zhang & B. Mou

Simulation of three-component seismic motions at seafloor using onshore earthquake recordings

C. Li, H.N. Li, K.M. Bi & H. Hao

Response uncertainty under varying orientations of ground motions

Z. Alam, C.W. Zhang & B. Samali

Earthquake-resistant performance of a steel frame model with inverse-chevron buckling restrained braces

Y. Xu, H. Guan, H. Karampour, Y.-C. Loo & X.J. Zhou

Nonlinear dynamics analysis of a cracked beam subjected to combined harmonic excitations by precise integration method

C.C. Cui, J.K. Liu & Y.M. Chen

Simplified fatigue assessment for earthquake losses: Cycle counting and fragility analysis to quantify damage

J.B. Mander, G.W. Rodgers & D. Whittaker

Problematic issues surrounding footfall excitation of floor slabs in buildings

L. Nguyen & N. Haritos

Study on the design method of story stiffness in the reinforced concrete dual structural systems

W.X. Xu, W.S. Yang, J.G. Zhang & D.H. Yu

Numerical simulation and experimental study for smart isolation control system based on LQR algorithm

W.Q. Fu, W.Q. Tang & C.W. Zhang

Dynamic modeling of magnetorheological elastomer base isolator based on extreme learning machine

Y. Yu, Y. Li, J. Li, X. Gu & S. Royel

A metric to measure the resilience of communities based on the seismic performance of buildings: A CBD perspective

Q. Tao & Z. He

Effect of damping on progressive collapse performance of structures

J. Yu & C. Yin

Mode-based equivalent method for seismic response analysis of soil column

C. Li, Y. Yuan, J.Y. Yuan & H.T. Yu

Uncertain dynamic instability analysis of column subject to axial load

Y. Huang, A. Liu, D. Wu & W. Gao

Structural health monitoring and damage identification, structural reliability and optimization

Fiber Bragg Grating monitoring in the gravel soil landslide experiment

Y. Wang, L. Gao, Y.Y. Sun, Q.H. Zhang, J.L. Duan, Z.L. Zhang, X.D. Huang & Z.W. You

Automation processing realization of internal force monitoring information of supporting structure of foundation pit

L. Gao, Y. Wang, J.L. Duan, Y.Y. Sun, Q.H. Zhang, X. Rong, Z. Xiong & C. Ma

Stress response and damage of a masonry structure subjected to ground motion induced by tunnel blasting using modal analysis method

X. Guan, C.W. Zhang, P. Zhang, X. Wang & Z. Yang

Development of an optimum maintenance strategy for infrastructure

H. Baji, C.Q. Li & M. Mahmoodian

Repair of corroded steel pipelines using CFRP

M. Elchalakani & A. Karrech

Vibration and structural performance of PC deteriorated girder under varying environmental conditions

M.T. Ha & S. Fukada

Temperature-based stiffness identification of Que-Ti’s in a historic Tibetan timber building

Q.S. Yang, M.N. Lyu & X.Q. Zhu

Study of ultrasonic guided waves inspection for arch bridge suspender cables based on SAFE

P.F. Zhang, Z.F. Tang, F.Z. Lv, K.J. Yang & X.Y. Jiang

Performance framework for modular construction

L. Pham, E. Gad, S. Fernando & K. Hargroves

Close-range photogrammetry for accurate deformation distribution measurement

J.J. Wang, N. Gowripalan, J. Li & V.V. Nguyen

Soil mechanics, foundation engineering and pavement technology

Fire-damaged flexible pavement deterioration under dynamic loading: A finite element study

S. Fragomeni & R.C. van Staden

Full-depth flexible pavement performance impacted by rainfall: Finite element analysis

R.C. van Staden, S. Fragomeni & Y. Chen

Numerical simulation of shear band on gradient plastic theory

S. Hou, S. Guo & X. Du

Dynamic soil-bridge interaction for incident plane waves

S.L. Chen & J. Jin

A constitutive model for size dependent behaviour of soils

D.G. Phan, G.D. Nguyen & H.H. Bui

Approach for calculating the stress response of transversely isotropic stratified soil

Z.J. Han, X.W. Zhou & G. Lin

Flexural behaviour of concrete pavements reinforced with geogrid materials

A.S. Al-Hedad & M.N.S. Hadi

Investigation of water seepage in multi-storey buildings by vibration measurements and moisture monitoring

S.S.E. Lam, J.L. Fu, V. Wong & T.H.T. Chan

Effects of particle shape on the collapse behaviour of a coarse grain material

R. Mahinroosta, V. Oshtaghi & M. Li

Experimental study on multi-layer composite pavement system under drop weight impacts

J. Wu, X. Liu & C.W. Zhang

Coastal and offshore structures, wave and wind loading

Microstructural effect on the marine corrosion of low-carbon steel weldments

I.A. Chaves & R.E. Melchers

On collapse of pipe-in-pipe systems under external pressure

H. Karampour, M. Alrsai, H. Guan & F. Albermani

Anti-roll motions control of semi-submersible platform using tuned rotary inertia damper system

H. Liang, C.W. Zhang & L. Li

In-plane crashworthiness of chiral honeycombs

D. Gao & C.W. Zhang

Natural frequency and sensitivity analysis of tripod foundation for offshore wind turbine

J.H. Zhang, Q.Y. Wang, C.W. Zhang & D.W. Gao

Fragility curves of existing offshore platforms against storm loads using Endurance Wave Analysis (EWA)

M. Zeinoddini, H.M. Nikoo & Y. Yaghubi

Non-linear irregular wave interaction with a tripile foundation

R. Mo, M. Li & H.G. Kang

Thermal effects and fire engineering

Tensile and shear behaviour of Hollo-Bolts at elevated temperatures

Z. Tao, T.Y. Song & A. Razzazzadeh

Effect of calcium aluminate cement on workability and compressive strength of fly ash geopolymer mortar cured at ambient temperature

Y.F. Cao, Z. Tao, Z. Pan, T. Murphy & R. Wuhrer

Study of class G well cement behavior under triaxial compression and flexure tests

E. Arjomand, T. Bennett & G.D. Nguyen

An investigation into the effect of exposed timber on thermal load

C. Gorska Putynska, A. Law & J. Torero

Fire performance of cold-formed steel stud walls lined with calcium silicate boards

A.D. Ariyanayagam & M. Mahendran

An investigation into temperature gradient effects on concrete performance at elevated temperatures

Q.X. Le, V.T.N. Dao, C. Maluk, J. Torero & L. Bisby

Efficiency of different intensity measures for probabilistic fire engineering

M. Shrivastava, A.K. Abu, R.P. Dhakal & P.J. Moss

Effect of transient thermal strain on the stability of shallow concrete arches

Y. Bouras & Z. Vrcelj

Spalling of concrete structural walls exposed to fire

M. Hedayati, M. Sofi, P. Mendis & T.D. Ngo

VOLUME 2

Mini-symposiums

Young experts mini-symposium on structural health monitoring

Sensor fault detection for structural health monitoring using dynamic independent component analysis

H.B. Huang, T.H. Yi & H.N. Li

Structure damage identification method based on statistical characteristics of the structural vibration response

J.X. Yang, J.Q. Shu & L. Huang

Steel bar corrosion monitoring based on encapsulated piezoelectric sensors

Y. Xu, J. Zhou & Y.F. Zhao

A performance-based service life design method for reinforced concrete structures under chloride environment

D.H. Yang, T.H. Yi & G.P. Li

Modal frequency-ambient condition pattern recognition by a novel machine learning algorithm

H.Q. Mu, K.-V. Yuen & S.-C. Kuok

Dynamic loading test and numerical simulation on reinforced concrete members

G.X. Fan, H.Y. Guo, S.T. Yang, D.B. Wang & H. Zhang

A LC oscillation method for stress measurement of steel strands

B.N. Zhang, X.X. Li, C. Yuan & Z.M. Chen

Analytical global sensitivity analysis for parameter selection in finite element model updating

H.P. Wan & W.X. Ren

A condition assessment method for the time-variant seismically isolated structure

Y. Ding & L.N. Guo

Power Spectral Density Transmissibility (PSDT): An effective tool towards operational modal analysis insensitive to natural excitation

W.J. Yan, Q. Sun & W.X. Ren

Impact load identification for composite structures using Bayesian regularization and artificial bee colony algorithm

G. Yan & H. Sun

Damage localization of long-span bridges based on stress influence lines and information fusion technique and its validation

W.B. Yang, Z.W. Chen, Q.L. Cai, S.Y. Zhu & Q.F. Cheng

CCD deflection monitoring system for Songjiazhuang cloverleaf junction

B.H. Shan, L. Wang, X.Y. Huo, W.T. Yuan, Z.L. Xue & J.P. Ou

Dynamic condensation approach to finite element model updating of large-scale structures

S. Weng, W. Tian, H.P. Zhu, F.N. Li & Y. Xia

Study about optical fiber force-testing ring for bridge cable force monitoring

S.Y. Li, X.F. Zhao & D.S. Li

Behaviors prediction of pre-pressed spring self-centering energy dissipation brace

L.H. Xu, X.W. Fan & Z.X. Li

Impact behavior of corroded RC beams

O. Yang & M.J. Dai

Design and application of structural health monitoring system for Dalian gymnasium

L. Ren, T.H. Yi & H.N. Li

Stationarity test of vibration signals with time-frequency surrogates

Z.C. Wang, F. Wu & W.X. Ren

Structural damage detection from a new damage index formed from displacement response

X.Y. Li & K. Huang

Mechanical behavior investigation of a novel 3D isolator made of shape memory alloy pseudo-rubber

S.C. Li, H. Xu, H. Li, C.X. Mao & G.B. Zhao

Structural damage detection using residual force and ICA

Z.H. Ding, Z.R. Lv & J.K. Liu

Artificial bee colony algorithm for structural damage identification in axially functionally graded beams

R.Z. Yao, J.K. Liu & Z.R. Lu

Structural damage identification of a bridge from a passing test vehicle using frequency domain method

Y. Yang & B.Y.L. Jia

Study on the two points-pasted reinforcement corrosion monitoring method based on FBG

L. Sun, C.Y. Zhu, C. Chen & J. Li

Numerical analysis and experimental study on ice-induced vibration of jacket ocean offshore platform with rocking column

J.G. Zhang & F.F. Liu

Fatigue cracking identification of reinforced concrete bridges using vision-based sensing technology

X.W. Ye & C.Z. Dong

Experimental study on structural measurements analysis for finite element model updating

H. Song, B. Wu & L.R. Zhou

The study on the durability of GFRP rebars when sustaining load

J.W. Tu, A. Almansoor & D.L. Guo

Development of Elasto-Magneto-Electric (EME) sensor for steel cable force monitoring

R. Zhang, Y.F. Duan, Y. Zhao, Y.Z. Luo, S.W. Or & K.Q. Fan

Deflection identification of a pre-stressed concrete continuous beam bridge

Z. Chen, Y.D. Tian, Q. Xia, P.J. Li, Y.F. Zhang, Z.S. Wu & J. Zhang

Monitoring and seismic response analysis of long irregular base-isolated structure including temperature effect

W.R. Li, W.Z. Zheng, Y.F. Du, H. Li & H. Wang

Slope stability analysis and early warning via WSN technique

Z. Lu, C.Y. Liu, X.S. Han & J.D. Peng

The effects of service environment on health monitoring of concrete structures using smart aggregates

D.J. Zou, C.C. Du & T.J. Liu

Long-term performance analysis of structural key elements using monitoring data

W. Lu, L.H. Qiu & J. Teng

Structural health monitoring and performance evaluation of a large diameter bored pile with distributed fiber optic sensors

D.S. Xu

Effect of seismic duration and safety margin on structural dynamic reliability

Z.H. Zhang, X.Y. Wu & W.J. Yang

Damping effect on vortex-induced vibration of stay cable using cross ties installed with damper

M. Liu & W.H. Yang

Study on damage diagnosis indices fusion for long-span suspension bridges under ambient vibration

J.J. Zhu, L.X. Wang, H. Jiang & X.Y. Li

Stochastic modelling of fatigue crack evolutions in composite blades of offshore wind turbines

C. Zhang & H.P. Chen

Compressive sensing system based on random demodulation for structural health monitoring

D. Liang, X. Li & Z.F. Fan

Guided wave-based structural health monitoring of the full-scale composite aircraft tail in static test

Y.S. Wang, H. Sun & X.L. Qing

Study on resisting-high-strain performance of piezoelectric transducer

H. Sun, Y.S. Wang & X.L. Qing

Entropy change research of concrete cracking evolution based on dissipative structure

C.S. Xiang, F.C. Mao, J.S. Cheng, Y. Zhou, M.D. Li & L.X. Wang

System identification of an in-service utility-scale wind turbine tower for vibration-based structural health monitoring

K.S. Dai, Y. Wang, Y. Xu, W. Zhu & J. Liu

Damage identification of simply supported beam subjected to moving force

W.Y. He, S. Zhu & W.X. Ren

Reconstruction of distributed wind load on structures from response samples

S.Q. Wu & J. Zhu

Establish equivalent model for structure damage detection based on the main navigation channel of Donghai bridge

H.W. Huang, H.J. Li & X. Chu

Steady suction-based aerodynamic control for suppressing vortex induced vibration of a bridge deck section

D.B. Xin, H.F. Zhang & J.P. Ou

Numerical simulation of wind field on the site of a long-span bridge located in mountainous area based on WRF

Y. Han, L. Shen & C.S. Cai

Research on the cable clamp control method of wake galloping on the straddle sling of suspension bridges

P. Guo, S.L. Li & D.W. Wang

Mitigation of wind-induced vibration of a multi-tower building using tuned mass damper

X. Chen, A.Q. Li, Z.Q. Zhang & P. Sun

Wind–induced vibration control and energy harvesting of buildings via a regenerative electromagnetic tuned mass damper

H.X. Sun, Y.F. Luo & X.Y. Wang

Research of the temperature effects on strain response in the steel-truss arch railway bridge using FIR filtering

H.W. Zhao, Y.L. Ding & A.Q. Li

Research on regional sensitivity of dynamic response for long span suspension bridge based on SHM data

C.Q. Miao, H.F. You & H.B. Zhu

Operational modal analysis and full-scale test of a 13-storey new precast superimposed slab shear wall building

Y.C. Ni, X.L. Lu & W.S. Lu

A multi-objective firefly algorithm for wireless sensor placement in structural health monitoring

G.D. Zhou & M.X. Xie

Turbulent wind characteristics of tropical cyclones based on a revised uniform analysis framework

L.X. Li, T. Wu, Y.Q. Xiao & L.L. Song

Wind induced vibrations of vertical hangers of a long-span suspension bridge considering the interference of upstream tower column

W.L. Chen, D.L. Gao & H. Li

Influence of subway traffic induced vibration study for surface wave based nonintrusive monitoring

K.S. Dai, K. Liu, X.F. Li, Y.F. Weng, L.G. Huang, X. Zhao & Q.Y. You

Damping ratios identification by sensitivity-based model updating: Experimental investigation

J. Li, H. Hao & G. Fan

Improved CoC matrix for damage detection with general white noise excitation

S.S. Law & Y. Hui

Aqueduct leakage monitoring based on an image difference algorithm: Preliminary experimental validation

Y.H. An, Z.Z. Wang & J.P. Ou

Structural health monitoring: Theories and application

Decentralized damage detection for nonlinear structures

P.H. Ni & Y. Xia

Comparison of statistical and non-statistical artificial neural network methods for damage detection using modal data

K.H. Padil & N. Bakhary

System identification of nonlinear structures by a substructuring method

S. Weng, F. Gao, H.P. Zhu, W. Tian, Y.Y. Yan & F.N. Li

Planning and managing uncertainties in known broadband input vibration test

C.T. Ng & S.K. Au

Bayesian approach for characterizing wind-induced displacement responses of bridge using structural health monitoring data

Y.Q. Ni & Y.W. Wang

Nonlinear joint model updating using static load test results

P.P. Yuan, Z.C. Wang, W.X. Ren & X. Yang

Sensitivity analysis of stress influence line-based damage indices application to long-span bridges: Preliminary study

L.Y. Mo, Z.W. Chen, S.Y. Zhu & Q.F. Cheng

Application of the impedance-based technique for damage diagnosis on tunnel segment structure

H.P. Zhu, D.M. Ai & H. Luo

Vibration and deformation monitoring of a long-span rigid-frame bridge with distributed long-gauge sensors

Y.D. Tian, X. Zhang & J. Zhang

Prediction of crack propagation by vector form intrinsic finite element method

Y.F. Duan, S.M. Wang, R.Z. Wang, C.Y. Wang & E.C. Ting

Experimental study about damage identification for underground structure based on frequency response function

S.N. Wang, H. Luo & H.P. Zhu

Simultaneous identification of moving forces and structural damages by L1/2 regularization method

C.D. Pan & L. Yu

Damage identification of monopile offshore wind structures using data fusion of acceleration and angular velocity

S.-H. Sim, E. Kim & J.-W. Park

Concrete crack assessment using unmanned aerial vehicle

H. Kim & S.-H. Sim

Large scale neural network for damage detection in civil engineering structures

D. Darsono, K. Park & M. Torbol

Bridge deflection estimation using multi-channel acceleration measurement

T. Nagayama & C. Zhang

Vibration monitoring of expressway viaducts and comparative analysis of their dynamic characteristics

M. Kuleli, T. Nagayama & D. Su

Investigating feasibility of drive-by bridge monitoring by laboratory experiments

C.W. Kim, K.C. Chang, S. Inoue, S. Hasegawa & P.J. McGetrick

Dynamic response based damage detection for beam-like structures using deep learning

Y.Z. Lin & H.W. Ma

Threshold selection method for GDP model based on estimated strain extreme values of bridge due to vehicle loads

X. Yang, J. Zhang & W.X. Ren

An experimental study of a nonlinear piezoelectric energy harvester

W. Shen, Z. Huang & H.P. Zhu

Operational modal analysis for structural health monitoring

H.F. Lam, J.H. Yang & J. Hu

Time series-based structural safety diagnosis using statistical process control of root mean square

H. Yu, H.P. Zhu, F. Gao & S. Weng

Australian network of structural health monitoring

Analysis of stress effect on Lamb wave propagation in isotropic plates

C.T. Ng, M. Mohabuth & A. Kotousov

Dynamic performance assessment of a novel pultruded fibre-reinforced polymer footbridge

J.W. Ngan, C. Caprani, E. Ahmadi & Y. Bai

Static performance assessment of a novel pultruded fibre-reinforced polymer footbridge

S.H. Zhang, C. Caprani, S. Satasivam & Y. Bai

Useful tips for automated model updating of medium rise buildings

K.A.T.L. Kodikara, T.H.T. Chan, A. Nguyen & D.P. Thambiratnam

Simulation of various damage scenarios using finite element modelling for structural health monitoring systems

V.V. Nguyen, J. Li, Y. Yu, U. Dackermann & M.M. Alamdari

Development of a portable NDE system with advanced signal processing and machine learning for health condition diagnosis of in-service timber utility poles

Y. Yu, J. Li, U. Dackermann & M. Subhani

Ultrasonic monitoring of infrastructure: Comparison of conventional and laser systems

S. Majhi, A. Mukherjee, V. Karaganov & B. Uy

Utilizing smartphones for geospatial data collection and construction set out surveying

A.M. Lee, S. Majhi & A. Mukherjee

Railway track condition monitoring using dynamic measurements on in-service vehicles

X.Q. Zhu, S.S. Law & B. Samali

Infrastructure resilience to earthquake actions

Seismic response of secondary structures located at different levels of a building

E. Lim & N. Chouw

Experimental investigation of long span transmission tower-line system subjected to non-uniform seismic excitations

L. Tian, X. Gai, Y.H. Niu & R.S. Ma

Cyclic load responses of RC hollow bridge columns

Y.L. Zhou & Q. Han

Composite optimal control for the seismic response of a long-span triple-tower suspension bridge

H. Wang, Y.F. Wu, B. Sha, K.M. Bi & A.Q. Li

Effect of pile type and pile head fixity on the seismic response of a 5 × 5 pile-raft system embedded in a soft clay subjected to far-field ground motions

L. Zhang & H.B. Liu

Response spectrum analysis of a high-pier railway bridge subjected to multiple support excitations

H.Y. Jia, X.L. Du, D.P. Guo, S.X. Zheng & L.P. Li

Theoretical investigation of vertical pounding phenomenon between girder and support under near-fault vertical ground motions

H. Yang, J. Yang & X. Yin

Numerical study of using RFHDS connected PIP system to mitigate earthquake induced subsea pipeline vibrations

K.M. Bi & H. Hao

Demoting splitting crack formation in confined concrete by silica fume

A.A. Roslee, D. Fernando & J.C.M. Ho

Seismic retrofit assessment of cable-stayed bridges with cable-sliding friction aseismic bearing

J. Zhong, H.P. Wan, W.X. Ren & W.C. Yuan

An introduction of tools for evaluating the influence of building codes on the level of earthquake fatalities globally

J.E. Daniell, F. Wenzel, A. Werner, A.M. Schaefer & H.H. Tsang

Numerical and experimental investigation into friction devices installed between concrete columns and steel beams

R.W.K. Chan & B. Hu

Seismic vulnerability assessment of irregular reinforced concrete buildings in Australia

A. Mehdipanah, E. Lumantarna, N.T.K. Lam, H. Goldsworthy, H.H. Tsang, J.L. Wilson & E. Gad

Ultimate drift prediction models of rectangular squat reinforced concrete shear walls

D.T.W. Looi, R.K.L. Su, B. Cheng & M.J. Zhou

Simplified dynamic analysis of reinforced concrete tall buildings using Timoshenko beam model

R.K.L. Su, K.C. Liu & D.T.W. Looi

Dynamic analysis of continuous multi-span bridge structure under the effect of travellingseismic waves

P.L. Ng, J.S. Du & H. Zheng

Vulnerability assessment of heritage masonry building to mine blasting and earthquake

H.H. Tsang, E. Gad, J.L. Wilson & J.W. Jordan

Annualised collapse risk of soft-storey building with precast RC columns in Australia

H.H. Tsang, E. Lumantarna, N.T.K. Lam, J.L. Wilson & E. Gad

Analytical development of seismic retrofit technique for RC beam-column joint using single diagonal haunch

A. Zabihi, H.H. Tsang, E. Gad & J.L. Wilson

Infrastructure applications of FRP composites

Impact performance of concrete beams externally bonded with carbon FRP sheets

A. Remennikov, M. Goldston & M.N. Sheikh

Developing towards best natural fibre composite for structural applications—a review

M.R.R. Rasappagari & Y. Zhuge

Experimental investigations on bonded sleeve connection joining GFRP beams and columns

Z. Zhang, Y. Bai, F. Luo, C. Wu & X. Xiao

The influence of arching action on BFRP reinforced SCC deck slabs in Thompson bridge

Y. Zheng, S. Taylor, M. Sonebi & D. Robinson

Experimental study on mechanical behaviours of CFRP-steel composite plates under uniaxial tension

Y.L. Wang, Y.Y. Li, J.P. Ou & Q.F. Xu

Concrete-encased steel columns confined with large rupture strain FRP composites: Axial compression tests

L. Huang, S.S. Zhang, T. Yu & Z.Y. Wang

Hybrid FRP-concrete-steel multi-tube concrete columns: Stub column tests

T. Yu, C.W. Chan, L. Teh & J.G. Teng

Behavior of FRP confined ultrahigh-strength concrete columns under axial compression: An experimental study

S. Jiang, D. Fernando, J.C.M. Ho & M. Heitzmann

Sensors and instrumentation for infrastructural monitoring and assessment

Numerical simulation for real-time broken rail detection based on ultrasonic guided waves

Y.J. Ma, R. Lin, Y.L. Wen, J. Wu & H.W. Ma

Optical fibre sensor with 3D printed package configuration: A potential revolution of structural strain testing

Y. Wang, M. Vidakovic, R. Scott, Q. Wu, T. Sun & K.T.V. Grattan

Design and implementation of stress measurement system for steel structures members

J.B. He, Z.H. Li, J. Teng & Y. Wang

Material degradation for carbon fiber/phenolic composites subject to lightning strikes

P.A. Lendrum, C. Yang, K. Fu, L. Chang & L. Ye

The influence of white Gaussian noise on duffing system

J. Wu, Y. Wang, W.W. Zhang & H.W. Ma

Research on pipeline chaos detection based on ultrasonic guided wave

Y.L. Wen & H.W. Ma

A rail head inspection method based on ultrasonic guided wave testing

R. Lin, Y.L. Wen, Y.J. Ma & H.W. Ma

Structural stability, vibration and optimization

Thermal buckling and free vibration of thermo-electro-mechanically loaded piezoelectric FG-CNTRC beams

H.L. Wu, S. Kitipornchai & J. Yang

A probabilistic approach for characterisation of multiple cracks in beams using guided waves

C.T. Ng & S. He

Postbuckling of shear deformable sandwich beam with a functionally graded porous metal foam core

D. Chen, S. Kitipornchai & J. Yang

Finite element analysis on free vibration of polymer composite beams reinforced with graphene platelets

N.H. Chu, C. Feng, J. Yang & S. Kitipornchai

Unified stochastic and non-stochastic free vibration analysis of structure

J. Feng, D. Wu, W. Gao & G. Li

Unified stochastic and nonstochastic nonlinear analysis of composite steel concrete arch structures

B. Wu, D. Wu, W. Gao & Y.L. Pi

An improved Nelder-Mead algorithm for optimization problem on structural damage detection

Z.P. Chen & L. Yu

Unified stochastic and non-stochastic static analysis of structures

D. Wu, W. Gao & S. Tangaramvong

Dynamic buckling analysis of beams including damping effect

K. Gao, D. Wu, W. Gao & C. Song

Operational modal analysis of a reinforced concrete factory building in Hong Kong

H.F. Lam, J.H. Yang & J. Hu

Cemented materials for construction

Performance of low calcium fly ash geopolymer concrete with steel furnace slag coarse aggregate

M. Khan, A. Castel, A. Akbarnezhad, S.J. Foster & M. Smith

Precision of existing hydration heat models for Portland cement in capturing the effects of supplementary cementitious materials and retarders

M. Gharehchaei, A. Akbarnezhad, H. Lazenby, A. Castel, R. Lloyd & S.J. Foster

Compressive strength of geopolymer pastes subjected to microwave curing

A. Graytee & J. Sanjayan

Behavior of high performance concrete two way slabs in punching shear for fixed edge condition

S.R. Hanchate, S. Chundupalle, V.G. Ghorpade & T.C. Venkata Reddy

Optimising the amounts of microsilica and nanosilica in concrete using response surface method

Z. Manzoor, S. Barbhuiya, F. Shaikh & D. Cheema

Challenges in the area of sustainable construction with microbially induced carbonate precipitation

M. Li & V. Achal

Wind loading, risk and vulnerability

Damage and losses in engineered buildings from wind and rain

D.J. Henderson, D. Smith, G.N. Boughton, D.J. Falck & J.D. Ginger

Tool to evaluate the resilience of buildings to severe wind events

G.N. Boughton, D.J. Falck & D.J. Henderson

Review of internal pressures in buildings

M.T. Humphreys, J.D. Ginger & D.J. Henderson

Correlation of peak wind loads at batten-truss connections

K.I. Parackal, J.D. Ginger & D.J. Henderson

Three-dimensional modelling of the timber-framed house to uplift loading

N. Satheeskumar, D.J. Henderson, J.D. Ginger & C.-H. Wang

Inter-building and intra-building aerodynamic correlations of linked buildings

B.R. Kim, K.T. Tse & Y. Tamura

Cyclone damage assessment considering non-stationarity in cyclone actions

C. Wang , H. Zhang & Q.W. Li

Simulation of wind and wave loading via the spectral equal area random phase method

N. Haritos

### Biography

**Hong Hao** received his BEng from Tianjin University, China, MSc and PhD degree from the University of California at Berkeley, USA. He is currently John Curtin Distinguished Professor, Director of Research Centre for Infrastructure Monitoring and Protection in Curtin University, Australia. He has published more than 350 journal papers in earthquake engineering, blast engineering and structural condition monitoring. Hong is the chief editor of International Journal of Protective Structures, and serves in the editorial board of another 10 journals.

**Chunwei Zhang** received his BEng from the Harbin Institute of Technology, China in 1999 (formerly known as the Harbin University of Civil Engineering and Architecture), MSc and PhD degree from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2001 and 2005, respectively. He is currently the Chair Professor of Civil Engineering in Qingdao University of Technology and the Leader of Structural Vibration Control Group in Shan Dong Province, China. His research interests include structural control and health monitoring, blast and impact, protective structures and disaster mitigation. Chunwei has published one book, one book chapter, over 100 referred journal and conference papers, and successfully applied five patents to various structures including a hybrid control system for the world tallest free-standing structure – the Canton Tower.