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  • Flexural and shear characteristics of bio-based sandwich beams made of hollow and foam-filled paper honeycomb cores and flax fiber composite skins 

    Fu, Yuchen, Sadeghian, Pedram, (2020). Flexural and shear characteristics of bio-based sandwich beams made of hollow and foam-filled paper honeycomb cores and flax fiber composite skins, Thin-Walled Structures 153, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2020.106834
    In this paper, bio-based sandwich panels made of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) skins and two types of paper honeycomb core (namely, hollow and foam-filled) with three different thicknesses (namely, 6 mm, 12 mm, and 25 mm) ...
  • Experiments and nonlinear analysis of the impact behaviour of sandwich panels constructed with flax fibre-reinforced polymer faces and foam cores 

    Dillon; Sadeghian, Pedram; Fam, Amir. 2020. Experiments and nonlinear analysis of the impact behaviour of sandwich panels constructed with flax fibre-reinforced polymer faces and foam cores. Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials. https://doi.org/10.1177/1099636220925073
    As the effects of climate change become more apparent, it is necessary that environmental impact is considered in every aspect of our society, including the design of new infrastructure. The use of natural materials for ...
  • Heat: An overlooked tool in the practicing hydrogeologist's toolbox 

    Kurylyk, B.L. and Irvine, D.J. (2019), Heat: An Overlooked Tool in the Practicing Hydrogeologist's Toolbox. Groundwater, 57: 517-524. doi:10.1111/gwat.12910
  • Structural Behavior of Sandwich Beams with Flax Fiber–Reinforced Polymer Faces and Cardboard Cores under Monotonic and Impact Loads 

    https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000409
    To meet the ever-increasing demand for more environmentally conscious building designs, it is important that sustainable building material options be available. Natural and recycled materials can be used in sandwich panels ...
  • Parametric study of the flexural behaviour of sandwich panels with flax FRP faces and foam cores using finite element analysis 

    Betts, Dillon; Sadeghian, Pedram; Fam, Amir. (2019) Parametric study of the flexural behaviour of sandwich panels with flax FRP faces and foam cores using finite element analysis. 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures, APFIS 2019; Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Australia.
    To meet the growing demands for increased sustainability in infrastructure, it is important to consider the use of more environmentally-friendly materials, such as plant-based fibre-reinforced polymers (FRPs). Plant-based ...
  • Experimental study of hollow FRP sections under bending 

    Tynski, Eric, Sadeghian, Pedram. (2019) Experimental study of hollow FRP sections under bending. 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures, APFIS 2019; Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Australia.
    This paper presents an experimental study on hollow, fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) sections subjected to bending. This study is part of an ongoing project, with the eventual goal being to use the sections as a bridge ...
  • Mechanical behavior of flax-lime concrete blocks made of waste flax shives and lime binder reinforced with jute fabric 

    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2020.101187
    Due to the increase in production of construction materials, the emission of carbon dioxide levels and the requirement for producing materials with a less environmental footprint is gaining more attention. This paper focuses ...
  • 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 ...

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