Recent Submissions

  • Effects of long shredded rubber particles recycled from waste tires on mechanical properties of concrete 

    Kumari Bandarage & Pedram Sadeghian (2019) Effects of long shredded rubber particles recycled from waste tires on mechanical properties of concrete, Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials, DOI: 10.1080/21650373.2019.1676839 https://doi.org/10.1080/21650373.2019.1676839
    The goal of this research is to study the mechanical properties of recycled rubber particles extracted from scrap tires in concrete to introduce a sustainable waste management system and subsequently to reduce the use of ...
  • Characterization of Combined Longitudinal and Transverse FRPs for Strengthening Concrete Columns 

    Sadeghian, Pedram, Fillmore, Brandon. (2019). Characterization of Combined Longitudinal and Transverse FRPs for Strengthening Concrete Columns. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 0, 0. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjce-2018-0813
    This paper presents the results of a study on the characterization of combined longitudinal near-surface-mounted (NSM) fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) bars and transverse FRP wraps for strengthening concrete columns. A total ...
  • Enhancing the Interface Friction between Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Sheets and Sandy Soils through Sand Coating 

    Ahmad Almallah, Pedram Sadeghian & Hany El Naggar (2019) Enhancing the interface friction between glass fiber-reinforced polymer sheets and sandy soils through sand coating, Geomechanics and Geoengineering, DOI: 10.1080/17486025.2019.1635714
    Soil-pile interface friction is an important geotechnical engineering factor to be considered in achieving a safe, cost-effective design. Conventional construction materials such as concrete, steel, and wood exhibit serious ...
  • Self-Healing Concrete: A Review of Recent Research Developments and Existing Research Gaps 

    Mahmoodi, Sina and Sadeghian, Pedram (2019). Self-Healing Concrete: A Review of Recent Research Developments and Existing Research Gaps. In CSCE Annual Conference: Mechanics and Materials Specialty. Laval, QC: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. http://amz.xcdsystem.com/A464D029-DBD8-FB0C-B034B891CCEED78C_abstract_File10549/PaperPDFVersion_11_0428010858.pdf
    Self-healing materials are defined as the materials that are able to partially or completely restore their original functionality after they have been damaged. In cementitious materials, such as concrete, this concept is ...
  • FRP Materials for Rehabilitation of Buried Pipes 

    Shiny Kanagaraj, Anita and Sadeghian, Pedram (2019). FRP Materials for Rehabilitation of Buried Pipes. In CSCE Annual Conference: Mechanics and Materials Specialty. Laval, QC: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. http://amz.xcdsystem.com/A464D029-DBD8-FB0C-B034B891CCEED78C_abstract_File10549/PaperPDFVersion_12_0428012122.pdf
    Over time, pipes tend to deteriorate due to various physical and chemical parameters. Therefore, they necessitate rehabilitation to improve the service life of structure. Bonding a fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) liner ...
  • Using TDA to Partially Replace Coarse Aggregates in Concrete Mixtures 

    El Naggar, Abdelmoneim, Sadeghian, Pedram and El Naggar, Hany (2019). Using TDA to Partially Replace Coarse Aggregates in Concrete Mixtures. In CSCE Annual Conference: Mechanics and Materials Specialty. Laval, QC: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. http://amz.xcdsystem.com/A464D029-DBD8-FB0C-B034B891CCEED78C_abstract_File10549/PaperPDFVersion_158_0301103346.pdf
    Applications utilizing rubberized concrete have grown substantially in the last decade as an answer for the scrape tires stockpiling problems and its associated environmental issues. Though rubberized concrete mixtures ...
  • Application of Recycled Gypsum Wallboards in Cement Mortar 

    Hansen, Sarah and Sadeghian, Pedram (2019). Application of Recycled Gypsum Wallboards in Cement Mortar. In CSCE Annual Conference: Mechanics and Materials Specialty. Laval, QC: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. http://amz.xcdsystem.com/A464D029-DBD8-FB0C-B034B891CCEED78C_abstract_File10549/PaperPDFVersion_5_0428013904.pdf
    Gypsum is a naturally formed mineral that is already known to be added to cement at small percentages in order to reduce the speed of reaction with water, however it seems that substantial technical research has not been ...
  • Calibration of Reduction Factor for Concrete Columns Strengthened with Unidirectional Fiber-Reinforced Wrapping 

    Strengthening with fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) wrapping is a well-established method of retorifiting or upgrading existing concrete columns. The available test data cooreponding to FRP wrapped concrete columns has ...
  • Strengthening Slender Steel Compression Members Using a Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Shell Buckling Restrained Bracing System 

    In this paper, the structural properties of slender steel members reinforced against buckling by fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite shells filled with self-consolidating grout is investigated. A total of 9 small-scale ...
  • Material Characterization of GFRP Bars in Compression using a New Test Method 

    K. Khorramian and P. Sadeghian, "Material Characterization of GFRP Bars in Compression Using a New Test Method," Journal of Testing and Evaluation (in press), https://doi.org/10.1520/JTE20180873.
    This paper presents a new test method for determining the mechanical properties of glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) composite bars in compression, namely the compressive strength, compressive modulus of elasticity, ...
  • Investigation of the Stress-Strain Constitutive Behavior of ±55° Filament Wound GFRP Pipes in Compression and Tension 

    Bettsa, Dillon; Sadeghian, Pedram; and Fam, Amir. 2019. Investigation of the Stress-Strain Constitutive Behavior of ±55° Filament Wound GFRP Pipes in Compression and Tension. Composites Part B: Engineering, In press 9 May 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2019.05.077
    The behavior of hollow ±55o filament wound glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) pipes under longitudinal compressive and tensile loading is studied experimentally using 31 pipe specimens. The main parameters were the ...
  • Residual Behavior of Sandwich Panels with Flax FRP Faces and Foam Cores after an Impact Event 

    polymer (FFRP) faces which have been subjected to impact loading will be investigated. The sandwich panels tested in this study were fabricated using a closed cell polyisocyanurate foam with a density of 64 kg/m3 and faces ...
  • Behavior of Slender GFRP Reinforced Concrete Columns 

    This paper presents an experimental and analytical study on slender concrete columns reinforced with glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) bars. The experimental program included ten concrete columns with rectangular ...
  • Impact Behavior of Sustainable Sandwich Panels with Flax FRP Faces and Cardboard Cores 

    Structural sandwich panels have been shown to be effective for use as building cladding materials due to their low weight and high relative strength and stiffness. To increase the sustainability of these panels natural and ...
  • Theory, tools, and multidisciplinary applications for tracing groundwater fluxes from temperature profiles 

    Kurylyk BL, Irvine DJ, Bense VF. 2019. Theory, tools, and multidisciplinary applications for tracing groundwater fluxes from temperature profiles. WIREs Water, 6(1): e1329. DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1329
    Quantifying groundwater fluxes to and from deep aquifers or shallow sediment is a critical task faced by researchers and practitioners from many environmental science disciplines including hydrology, hydrogeology, ecology, ...
  • Performance of High-Modulus Near-Surface-Mounted FRP Laminates for Strengthening of Concrete Columns 

    Khorramian, Koosha, Sadeghian, Pedram. 2019. Performance of High-Modulus Near-Surface-Mounted FRP Laminates for Strengthening of Concrete Columns. Composites Part B: Engineering, 164(90-102) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.11.064
    This study investigates the performance of high-modulus near-surface-mounted (NSM) fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) laminates in strengthening of existing concrete columns. The focus of this study is on the compressive and ...
  • Rethinking the use of seabed sediment temperature profiles to trace submarine groundwater flow 

    Submarine groundwater fluxes across the seafloor facilitate important hydrological and biogeochemical exchanges between oceans and seabed sediment, yet few studies have investigated spatially distributed groundwater fluxes ...
  • Snowmelt infiltration and macropore flow in frozen soils: overview, knowledge gaps, and a conceptual framework 

    Mohammed, A. A., B. L. Kurylyk, E. E. Cey, and M. Hayashi. 2018. Snowmelt Infiltration and Macropore Flow in Frozen Soils: Overview, Knowledge Gaps, and a Conceptual Framework. Vadose Zone J. 17:180084. doi:10.2136/vzj2018.04.0084
    Macropore flow in frozen soils plays a critical role in partitioning snowmelt at the land surface and modulating snowmelt-driven hydrological processes. Previous descriptions of macropore flow processes in frozen soil do ...
  • Partial-Composite Behavior of Sandwich Beams Composed of Fiberglass Facesheets and Woven Fabric Core 

    McCracken, Aidan, Sadeghian, Pedram. (2018). Partial-composite behavior of sandwich beams composed of fiberglass facesheets and woven fabric core. Thin-Walled Structures: 131, 805-815. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2018.08.003
    In this study, thin-walled sandwich composites made of glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) facesheets and a three-dimensional (3D) woven fabric core were studied. A total of 30 small-scale sandwich beam specimens were ...

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