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    This document presents the activities carried out to date (04/2019) in the project ‘Development of new Lagrangian computational methods for ice-ship interaction problems’ [...]

  • A. Franci, M. Cremonesi, U. Perego, E. Oñate, G. Crosta
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    Prediction of multi-hazard slope stability events requires an informed and judicious choice of the possible scenarios. An incorrect definition of landslide conditions in terms [...]

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    Engineering Geology (2020). Vol. 279, 105854, 2020

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    This work presents a numerical method for the simulation of landslides generated impulse waves and its application to the historical Vajont case study. The computational tool [...]

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    Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering (2020). Vol. 27, pp. 1709–1735, 2020

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    The particle finite element method (PFEM) is a powerful and robust numerical tool for the simulation of multi-physics problems in evolving domains. The PFEM exploits the Lagrangian [...]

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    Computational Mechanics (2020). Vol. 66, pp. 603–624, 2020

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    This work presents the development of the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) for the modelling of 3D solid mechanics problems under cutting conditions. The study and analysis [...]

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    Deployment and retrieval of drilling risers are among the most highly stressed marine operations processes, and allowable imperfections or missed-inspection cracks are likely [...]

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    The Tisserand graph (TG) is a graphical tool commonly employed in the preliminary design of gravity-assisted trajectories. The TG is a two-dimensional map showing essential [...]

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    Technical communication is an extremely important soft skill for civil engineers at the workplace. Due to globalization trends this technical communication often should be [...]

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    Technical communication is an extremely important soft skill for civil engineers at the workplace. Due to globalization trends this technical communication often should be [...]

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    In this study it was assessed the seismic behavior of framed buildings with composite structure of steel and reinforced concrete (RC) in a specific configuration formed with [...]

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    The static non-linear analysis allows us to know the probable seismic performance that a structure will have, this by obtaining the resistant seismic capacity curve that relates [...]

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    Monograph CIMNE (2020). M191

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    The notion of metamaterials as artificially engineered structures designed to obtain specific material properties, typically unachievable in naturally occurring materials, [...]

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    This document contains the result resulting from the work in the doctoral thesis Innovative mathematical and numerical models for studying the deformation of shells during [...]

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    Orbit insertion at Saturn requires a large impulsive manoeuver due to the velocity difference between the spacecraft and the planet. This paper presents a strategy to [...]

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    Abstract: This paper examines the impact of Netflix simultaneous release on the narrative structure of Mindhunter (2017Today). The analysis of its first season shows that [...]

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    RUIFENG LI's personal collection (2020). 1

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    Attempting at the problems of surrounding rock pressure and initial supporting stress of deep-buried soft rock tunnel, a soft rock highway tunnel project in Northwest China was [...]

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    Collection of open chapters of books in transport research (2020). Vol. 2020, 20

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    The Belt and Road Initiative seeks to deepen China's international integration by improving infrastructure and strengthening trade and investment linkages with countries along [...]

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    Collection of open chapters of books in transport research (2020). Vol. 2020, 18

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    Air pollution from vehicular traffic is a major source of health damage in urban areas. The problems of urban traffic and pollution are essentially geographic, because their [...]

  • S. Asher, T. Garg, P. Novosad
    Collection of open chapters of books in transport research (2020). Vol. 2020, 16

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    There is a long-standing debate over whether new roads unavoidably lead to environmental damage, especially forest loss, but causal identification has been elusive. Using [...]

  • S. Asher, P. Novosad
    Collection of open chapters of books in transport research (2020). Vol. 2020, 14

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    Nearly one billion people worldwide live in rural areas without access to the paved road network. This paper measures the impacts of India's $40 billion national rural road [...]

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    Collection of open chapters of books in transport research (2020). Vol. 2020, 12

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    Collection of open chapters of books in transport research (2020). Vol. 2020, 8

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    This chapter investigates the role of Environmental Citizenship within the twenty-first-century societal issues of human activities – urban development, transport systems, [...]

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    Collection of open chapters of books in transport research (2020). Vol. 2020, 4

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    Collection of open chapters of books in transport research (2020). Vol. 2020, 2

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    This paper addresses the role of market remoteness in explaining maize price volatility in Burkina Faso. A model of price formation is introduced to demonstrate formally that [...]

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    Conventional and high-speed train lines are being constructed all over the world with the objective of improving the mobility of both people and goods. Most of these infrastructures [...]

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    Gaceta Técnica (2020). Vol. 20, 15

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    A series of urban proposals is presented below, designed to connect the historic center of the city of Barquisimeto in Venezuela, with other sectors of the city. Large buildings [...]

  • . Felipe, . Valdivia-Cortés, . Jorge, C. Walbaum, J. Carlos, V. Pérez, L. Casadei
    Gaceta Técnica (2020). Vol. 20, 16

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    The imminent emergence of 5G networks in the Chilean telecommunications market has made it essential to anticipate the possible imbalances that these could reach when any [...]

  • T. Ziad, A. Verdezoto, F. Felix, C. Montes, O. Beatriz, R. Medina, L. Casadei
    Gaceta Técnica (2020). Vol. 20, 17

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    In Guayaquil-Ecuador, Av. Pedro Menéndez Gilbert is a main road with a designed capacity of 9000 vehicles/h, currently presenting traffic congestion problems, which affects [...]

  • L. Joscley, C. Aguilar, E. Maricielo, P. Carieles, C. Eduardo, . Pacheco, L. Casadei
    Gaceta Técnica (2020). Vol. 20, 18

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    This article is about the elaboration of a special plan for a zone of the Macrosector Center of Barquisimeto, derived from a situational analysis of the urban structure, social [...]

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    Gaceta Técnica (2020). Vol. 21(1), (Volume 21 (2)), 12

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    A series of urban proposals is presented below, designed to connect the historic center of the city of Barquisimeto in Venezuela, with other sectors of the city. Large buildings [...]

  • F. Valdivia-Cortés, J. Wallbaum, J. Pérez
    Gaceta Técnica (2020). Vol. 21(1), (Volume 21 (2)), 11

    Abstract
    The imminent emergence of 5G networks in the Chilean telecommunications market has made it essential to anticipate the possible imbalances that these could reach when any [...]

  • T. Ziad, A. Verdezoto, F. Felix, C. Montes, O. Beatriz, R. Medina
    Gaceta Técnica (2020). Vol. 21(1), (Volume 21 (2)), 10

    Abstract
    In Guayaquil-Ecuador, Av. Pedro Menéndez Gilbert is a main road with a designed capacity of 9000 vehicles/h, currently presenting traffic congestion problems, which [...]

  • L. Joscley, C. Aguilar, E. Maricielo, P. Carieles, C. Eduardo, P. González
    Gaceta Técnica (2020). Vol. 21(1), (Volume 21 (2)), 9

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    This article is about the elaboration of a special plan for a zone of the Macrosector Center of Barquisimeto, derived from a situational analysis of the urban structure, social [...]

  • R. Zorrilla, E. Oñate, R. Rossi
    Monograph CIMNE (2020). M189

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    This monograph develops a numerical tool (the Virtual Wind Tunnel, VWT) for the reso-lution of problems involving fluid flow around structures. Due to the limitations that [...]

  • G. Dotelli, C. Moletti, P. Aversa, S. Sabbadini, A. Marzo, C. Tripepi, P. Lauriola, V. Luprano
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    This document provides information and instructions for preparing a Full Paper to be included in the eBook of Proceedings of DBMC 2020 Conference, as well as the 2-page extended [...]

  • T. Błaszczyński, M. Król
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Concrete structures are constantly moving in the direction of improving the durability. Durability depends on many factors, which are the composition of concrete mix, the [...]

  • M. Nogal
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    The new generation of structural Eurocodes will include climate change adaption measures in order to enhance the climate resilience of infrastructures across Europe. This [...]

  • S. Michel, P. Flüeler, M. Jordi, R. Welter
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    A hailstorm has heavily damaged a glass fibre mesh reinforced mineral render of an externally insulated composite system (ETICS) of a family house. While a neighbouring house [...]

  • C. Xia, Z. Kong, S. Hokoi, B. Ding, T. Wang, Y. Li
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Nanjing City Wall, one of the most important cultural heritages in China, has been damaged in a natural environment for centuries. Plants can be a candidate to regulate the [...]

  • E. Rosina, A. Pili
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Many factors have to be considered for the correct conservation of cultural heritage, in particular, the exposition of the object/site to open air, as the archaeological sites [...]

  • H. Camargo, J. Mestre
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Gold leaf Murano glass is a unique product that over the centuries, especially during Byzantine period, has been used as facing forming big flat or curved mosaics that result [...]

  • F. Ruiz, A. Aguado, C. Serrat
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

    Abstract
    This document provides information and instructions for preparing a Full Paper to be included in the eBook of Proceedings of DBMC 2020 Conference, as well as the 2-page extended [...]

  • A. Banaszek, S. Banaszek, A. Cellmer, V. Gibert, C. Serrat
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

    Abstract
    This document provides information and instructions for preparing a Full Paper to be included in the eBook of Proceedings of DBMC 2020 Conference, as well as the 2-page extended [...]

  • C. Serrat, V. Gibert, J. Casas, J. Rapiński
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

    Abstract
    This document provides information and instructions for preparing a Full Paper to be included in the eBook of Proceedings of DBMC 2020 Conference, as well as the 2-page extended [...]

  • M. Zanini
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    The development of sustainable concretes is becoming an emerging issue in civil construction sector. The use of Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) slag aggregates in the production [...]

  • C. Andrade
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    In natural marine exposures, the chloride profile may have a maximum in the concrete surface (surface concentration) or this maximum may appear some mm or even centimeters, [...]

  • A. Batista, W. Grześkowiak, B. Mazela
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Expandable graphite (EG) is an intumescent additive known to improve fire properties of various materials. Intumescent fire retardant (IFR) based on EG is a protection method [...]

  • H. Künzel
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Despite progress in moisture control analysis, repairing moisture damage is still a considerable cost factor in the building sector. While there are many reasons for the lack [...]

  • K. Naidu
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    A two-storey masonry pre-war shop house in Taiping, Malaysia was badly affected by construction being undertaken at an adjacent lot. The building was in a serious state of [...]

  • K. Bourke, K. Adams
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    This paper presents the results of a pathfinder project on re-usable buildings which was part funded by Climate- KIC, supported by the EIT, a body of the European Union. It [...]

  • P. Czerski, E. Radziszewska-Zielina, W. Grześkowiak, P. Kwaśniewska-Sip, P. Krzyściak
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Excessive mold development in interior spaces can be the cause of health problems in their users, as well as of a decrease in the comfort of use of internal spaces. The aim [...]

  • P. Rüther, K. Gradeci, M. Sletnes
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    The service life of a building or structure is often presumed to be 60 years. Products usedin the building envelope are often covered by a facade material on the exterior [...]

  • S. Conejos, M. Chew
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Vertical Greenery Systems (VGS) applied on building has proven economic, environmental and social benefits which made it one of the widely accepted green building design strategies [...]

  • A. Rossetti, T. Ikumi, I. Segura, E. Irassar
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Durability in aggressive environments is an important factor to extend the service life of concrete and the use ternary blended cements (limestone filler + calcined clays) [...]

  • M. Gutland, S. Bucking, M. Quintero
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Hygrothermal models are important tool for assessing the risk of moisture-related decay mechanisms in historic masonry structures. However, there are significant uncertainties [...]

  • M. Aldabibi, M. Nokken, H. Ge
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    In North America, clay bricks are qualified as durable if they meet either the ASTM C216 or CAN/CSA A82.1 standard. Although these standards are widely used in North America, [...]

  • D. Skorupka, A. Duchaczek, A. Waniewska, M. Kowacka, G. Debita
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Nowadays, dynamic progress in the field of modern technologies influences the development of unmanned aerial vehicles. The potential application area of this type of technology [...]

  • J. Garduño, P. Lozada, L. Lozada
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Mexico City is located at a seismic region with a complex soil. That condition had an impact on buildings and their conservation; it requires to know their structural state [...]

  • J. Keegan, T. Taylor, J. Kirby
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    New thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) roof membranes have been extensively analyzed in laboratories, roof exposure farm fields, and under accelerated weathering conditions. The [...]

  • T. Błaszczyński, B. Ksit, B. Monczyński
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    In the article, a comparative analysis of the effects of selected substances applied to create secondary horizontal damp proof courses of masonry walls by means of the chemical [...]

  • I. Sosa, C. Thomas, J. Polanco, J. Setién, P. Tamayo
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Obtaining new building materials that are more environmentally friendly than the traditional and that guarantee an optimal response to the most demanding conditions, is one [...]

  • N. Gutiérrez, L. Haurie, A. Navarro, J. Rosell
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Autogenous self-healing of cement-based materials is a topic of current interest. This research evaluates autogenous self-healing in four types of mortars based on Portland [...]

  • J. Górski, J. Klimowicz, A. Nowak
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Structural and material solutions of modern buildings are an important element of considerations in accordance with the idea of sustainable design, in which the aim is to [...]

  • C. Qiao, D. Rothstein
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Sound and durable concrete mixtures are essential in environments where microbial induced corrosion (MIC) is a concern. In this study three concrete mixtures prepared with [...]

  • J. Wells, M. Lacasse, G. Sturgeon
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    As part of the Canadian government‘s recent drive to the "on Greening Government" initiative, heritage buildings forming part of the parliamentary precinct in Ottawa, Canada [...]

  • M. Nikafkar, U. Berardi
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs) encompass a higher thermal resistance per unit of thickness compared to any other kind of insulation. However, their aging has often shown [...]

  • L. Ottosen
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Historical stone monuments and buildings are lost due to salt induced decay. This paper deals with a method, electro-desalination (ED), in which an electric DC field is applied [...]

  • A. Radziejowska, A. Sobotka
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    In the article is considered one of the categories of social aspect of sustainable construction as specified in the standard EN 16309:2014 - namely: safety and security. The [...]

  • J. Hughes, S. Pallin, C. Clark
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Product installation during the construction process impacts the overall performance and durability of a building. However, when the building construction industry fails to [...]

  • S. Komarizadehasl, B. Mobaraki, J. Lozano-Galant, J. Turmo
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is essential to assess the accuracy of durability predictions of structures. Using low-cost sensors on structural evaluation has gained [...]

  • J. Pae, J. Moon
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Cemented sand is a common way for soil stabilization or ground improvement. Tortuosity is an important parameter that has a significant impact on flow and transport characteristics [...]

  • S. Kim, J. Moon, J. Plank
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) is a mixture consisting of various phases. Because of mineralogical complexity, the relationship between chemical reactivity of the mixture [...]

  • S. Pallin, J. DeGraw, M. Bhandari, T. Pilet
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Performance metrics serve as useful tools and indicators for many applications. For the building industry, various metrics exist; typically, these metrics do not assess the [...]

  • G. Meira, P. Ferreira, M. Freitas, C. Andrade
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Surface chloride concentration (Cs) is one of the parameters that feed models used to simulate chloride ingress into concrete. Therefore, understanding its behaviour over [...]

  • M. Krzemiński
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    The article presents an office building life-cycle estimating possibility with the use of multiple-criteria evaluation and simulations modeling techniques. The first part [...]

  • B. Mobaraki, S. Komarizadehasl, F. Pascual, J. Lozano-Galant
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

    Abstract
    Temperature and humidity measurements provide useful information on multiple areas of civil engineering application such as Structural Health Monitoring (SHM), Structural [...]

  • S. Komarizadehasl, B. Mobaraki, J. Lozano-Galant, J. Turmo
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

    Abstract
    Nowadays, low-cost sensors and acquisition devices have been emerging as an obvious solution to many innovative applications such as Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems. [...]

  • L. Ortega, B. Serrano, I. Villanova, A. Ilies
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Fabric Reinforced Cementitious Matrix (FRCM) and Composite Reinforced Mortar (CRM) systems are used as Externally Bonded Reinforcements (EBR) in civil and historical construction. [...]

  • V. Rizzo, F. Micelli, M. Leone, A. Bonati, M. Aiello
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

    Abstract
    Fabric Reinforced Cementitious Matrix (FRCM) and Composite Reinforced Mortar (CRM) systems are used as Externally Bonded Reinforcements (EBR) in civil and historical construction. [...]

  • S. Ghosn, B. Hamad
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Hemp and Recycled Aggregates Concrete (HRAC) is a sustainable concrete where coarse aggregates are partially replaced with industrial hemp fibers and recycled concrete aggregates [...]

  • J. Kusák, E. Vítková
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    The objective of financial management of construction companies is to generate profit and provide financial stability. Financial stability is provided by managing the amount [...]

  • C. Hagentoft, P. Johansson
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    A newly developed generic algorithm to assess moisture susceptibility of simplified wall assemblies has been developed within the CIB-W080 WG 2. This group is focusing on [...]

  • A. Soive, V. Baroghel-Bouny, F. Lavergne
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Numerical results are compared to experimental data on concretes exposed in field conditions for 19 years and subjected to wetting/drying cycles in seawater after a couple [...]

  • L. Ligne, J. Bulcke, J. Baetens, B. Baets, J. Acker
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Bio-based materials are gaining importance in the building industry, as the focus on sustainability and life-cycle-assessment has increased substantially over the last decade. [...]

  • G. Santunione, C. Ferrari, A. Muscio, E. Sgarbi
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Solar reflective materials are one of the most efficient solution to the urban heat island effect, according to which temperatures, in urban areas are significantly higher [...]

  • E. Menéndez, K. Imamoto, R. Gettu, T. Noguchi, H. Recino
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Organic repair products for concrete can be exposed to accidental incidents, like fire. The increase of temperature produces a modification in some of their properties. In [...]

  • N. Alderete, Y. Villagrán-Zaccardi, N. Belie
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Capillary imbibition is a transport phenomenon occurring in concrete structures exposed to weathering, frequently in direct connection with the resistance against different [...]

  • D. Aponte, M. Barra
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    At present, steel production is mainly done in basic oxygen furnaces (BOF) and electric arc furnaces (EAF) (Pauliuk, S. et al, 2013, Morfeldt, J. et al, 2015). According to [...]

  • I. Flores-Colen, M. Pedroso, A. Soares, M. Gomes, N. Ramos, J. Maia, R. Sousa, H. Sousa, L. Silva
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    In this paper, two aerogel-based renders are characterized based on in-situ testing of walls prototypes. The in-situ tests to assess the mechanical performance are: pull-off, [...]

  • J. Janicka, J. Rapiński, W. Błaszczak-Bąk, C. Suchocki
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

    Abstract
    Building structures are exposed to the impact of various forces and natural phenomena. Earthquakes, heavy rains, displacements of land surrounding the building can have a [...]

  • W. Blaszczak-Bak, J. Janicka
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Structural changes taking place in buildings and structures due to the passage of time are a normal phenomenon. However, the building objects are also adversely affected by [...]

  • M. Nakajima, D. Masueda, S. Hokoi, T. Matsushita
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

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    Discoloration of building facades due to airborne algae is observed in our surroundings. The growth conditions of these algae are not fully clear yet, and efficient preventive [...]

  • M. Bednarczyk, T. Templin
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

    Abstract
    The use of mobile devices such as smartphones still increases over last years. Smartphone hardware capabilities are comparable with average personal computers. Thanks to the [...]

  • W. Lin, A. Cheng, W. Yeih, K. Korniejenko, M. Hebda, M. Łach
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

    Abstract
    This study explores the permeability of the partial replacement of cement using ultra-fine reactive fly ash (URFA) and silica fume. URFA is an industrial by-product from thermal [...]

  • J. Korytárová, V. Hromádka, M. Marek, S. Pelčák, J. Rouzek
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

    Abstract
    The article deals with the analysis of background resources for the evaluation of socioeconomic impact methodology elaboration of the territory development in the field of [...]

  • D. Kayll, M. Defo, T. Moore, M. Lacasse
    Current Topics and Trends on Durability of Building Materials and Components, Serrat et al. (Eds).

    Abstract
    It was determined that the ability to assess the required performance of an air barrier assembly could now be supported using modern computational hygrothermal simulation [...]