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Mini Symposium 1: Self healing of concrete

Autogenous healing of fibre/matrix interface and its enhancement J. Qiu, S. He, Q. Wang, H. Su, E.-H. Yang
Enhanced concrete crack closure with hydrid shape memory polymer tendons B. Balzano, R. Davies, J. Sweeney, G. Thomson, A. Jefferson
On the role of soft inclusions on the fracture behaviour of cement paste L. Mercuri, C. Romero Rodriguez, Y. Xu, S. Chaves Figueiredo, R. Mors, E. Rossi, G. Anglani, P. Antonaci, B. Savija, E. Schlangen
3D printed capsules for self-healing concrete applications G. Anglani, P. Antonaci, S. I. Carillo Gonzales, G. Paganelli, J.-M. Tulliani
An experimental and numerical investigation into the behaviour of vascular self-healing cementitious materials A. Jefferson, B. L. Freeman, R. E. Davies, T. Selvarajoo
An experimental and numerical investigation into the behaviour of vascular self-healing cementitious materials A. Cibelli, G. Di Luzio, L. Ferrara, G. Cusatis, M. Pathirage
Modelling the carbonation reactions in self-healing concrete E. Javierre, F. J. Gaspar, C. Rodrigo
Strength recovery of nano-reinforced cement mortars as parameter of self-healing evaluation: a methodological approach M. Amenta, Z. S. Metaxa, S. Papaioannou, M. S. Katsiotis, D. Gournis, V. Kilikoglou, I. Karatasios

Mini Symposium 2: Dynamic failure of concrete and fibre reinforced cement-based composites

Mechanical characterization of strain-hardening cement-based composite (SHCC) under dynamic tensile load A. A Heravi, V. Mechtcherine
Dynamic characterization of adobe in compression: the effect of fibre fraction in soil matrix T. Li Piani, J. Weerheijm, M. Peroni, L. Koene, G. Solomo, L. J. Sluys
Measurement of fracture energy of a high performance concrete in dynamic tension and high strain rates B. Lukic, D. Saletti, P. Forquin
Retrofitting unreinforced masonry buildings with a strain-hardening cement-based composite to enhance seismic resistance M. Kotze, G. van Zijl, G. C. Van Rooyen, S. Kabati
A gradient enhanced viscoplasticity-damage microplane model for concrete under static and transient loading A. Fuchs, M. Kaliske
Direct tension testing of SFRC - Some peculiar effects of the end restraints A. Amin, T. Markic, W. Kaufmann
Dynamic fracture of concrete in compression: 3D FE analysis at macro and meso scale S. Gambarelli, J. Ozbolt
Simplified Design Approach of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Under Flexural Fatigue Load M. A. M. Adel, K. Nagai, K. Matsumoto
Dynamic Mixed-Mode Fracture of Self-Compacting Steel-Fiber Reinforced Concrete G. Ruiz, A. de la Rosa, L. C. Almeida, E. Poveda, X. Zhang, M. Tarifa, Z. Wu, R. C. Yu
Interphases in polypropylene and glass fiber reinforced cementitious model composites under dynamic loading E. Wolfel, C. Scheffler
Modelling the dynamic response of concrete with the damage plasticity model CDPM2 P. Grassl
Impact response of UHPC and UHPFRC: experimental study and numerical simulation C. Pontiroli, B. Erzar
Interfacial Fracture Properties of FRCM Composites Bonded to a Quasi-Brittle Material C. Carloni, G. Baietti, G. Quartarone
High strain-rate response of UHPFRC in support of impact resistant structural design E. Cadoni, D. Forni
Mineral-bonded composites for enhanced structural impact safety - Overview of the format, goals and achievements of the research group GRK 2250 I. Curosu, V. Mechtcherine, Marcus Hering, Manfred Curbach

Mini Symposium 3: Non-destructive testing

Evaluation of interface fracture in model concrete T. Natsume, S. Ichimaru, H. Naito, J. E. Bolander
Improvement of impact-echo method by applying image recognition of sound spectrogram H. Shimbo, T. Mizobuchi, J.-I. Nojima
Use of X-ray computed tomography as input for fracture modelling of cement paste-aggregate interface H. Zhang, E. Schlangen, B. Savija
Study on estimation of distribution of chloride ions content on surface area of concrete member combining electromagnetic wave method and X-ray fluorescence method T. Mizobuchi, J. Nojima, H. Ito
A quantitative analysis of toughening mechanisms in steel fibre reinforced ultra-high-performance concrete through multimodal nondestructive evaluation D. Loshkov, Y. Peng, R. Kravchuk, E. Landis
Support vector machine procedure and Gaussian mixture modelling of acoustic emission signals to study crack classification in reinforced concrete structures R. Vidya Sagar
Spatial damage sensing based on multifunctional cementitious materials M. Li, X. Li
Acoustic emission-based analysis of damage mechanisms in steel fibre reinforced concrete under monotonic and cyclic loading M. de Smedt, K. de Wilder, L. Vandewalle, E. Verstrynge
Clustering of acoustic emission signals for fracture monitoring during accelerated corrosion of reinforced concrete prisms C. van Steen, M. Wevers, E. Verstrynge

Mini Symposium 4: Discrete modelling

Simulating Hydraulic Fracturing Processes in Cement Composites using TOUGH-RBSN D. Asahina, M. Takeda, K. Nagai
Analytical Investigation of the Influence of Rebar Arrangement on Corrosion Crack Pattern by RBSM P. Jiradilok, K. Vikas, K. Nagai, K. Matsumoto
On macroscopic elastic properties of isotropic discrete systems: effect of tessellation geometry J. Elias
Multiphysics Lattice Discrete Particle Model for the Simulation of Concrete Thermal Spalling L. Shen, W. Li, X. Zhou, J. Feng, G. Di Luzio, Q. Ren, G. Cusatis
Fracture simulation of concrete with ASR and DEF expansions by RBSM Y. Meng, P. Jiradilok, K. Matsumoto, K. Nagai, S. Asamoto
Quasi-Visco-Elasto-Plastic Constitutive Model of Concrete for Fatigue Simulation N. Ueda, M. Konishi, H. Ono
Investigations of size effect in concrete during splitting using DEM combined with X-Ray Micro-CT scans J. Suchorzewski, J. Tejchman
DEM investigations of effect of Interfacial transition zones on concrete fracture M. Nitka, J. Tejchman
Bond Behavior Simulation using RBSM with Beam Element and Voronoi Mesh U. Farooq, H. Nakamura, Y. Yamamoto, T. Miura
Mesoscale numerical study of aggregate size in concrete by discrete element method R. Zhu, S. Y. Alam, A. Loukili
Mesoscale analysis for the bond behavior of concrete under active confinement using coupled RBSM and solid FEM M. S. Karam, Y. Yamamoto, H. Nakamura, T. Miura
Simulations of Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar by Discrete Mesoscale Model J. Kveton, J. Elias
Collapse simulation of reinforced concrete including localized failure and large rotation using extended RBSM Y. Yamamoto, Y. Isaji, H. Nakamura, T. Miura
A concurrent two-scale approach for high strength concrete L. A. G. Bitencourt Jr., M. Gimenes, E. A. Rodrigues, O. L. Manzoli
Semi-discrete simulation of interface behavior during single fiber pull-out with application to dynamically loaded fiber-reinforced cementitious composites B. Choo, K. Kim, M. K. Kim, Y. M. Lim

Mini Symposium 5: Fracture at early age

Tensile strength of concrete at early-age: New experimental procedure and influence of mix-design parameters E. Roziere, A. Loukili
Influence of cyclic movement on the hardening process of grout: case of offshore wind turbine installation B. Delsaute, R. Furnemont, M. Königsbeger, S. Staquet
Biaxial Creep of High-strength Concrete at Early Ages Assessed from Restrained Ring Test S. Liang, Y. Wei
Numerical requirements for the use of a THCM material model to the prediction of early age cracking risk of massive reinforced concrete structures P. Chhun, L. Lacarriere, A. Sellier
Numerical simulation of microcracking induced by drying shrinkage in early age cement pastes A. Rhardane, F. Grondin, S. Y. Alam

Mini Symposium 6: Micro-nanoscale models and experiments

Coupling statistical indentation and microscopy to evaluate micromechanical properties of cementitious materials B. Hilloulin, M. Robira, A. Loukili
Phase field method for microcracking simulations in concrete microstructure models obtained from 3D microtomography images J. Yvonnet, T. T. Nguyen, M. Bornert, C. Chateau
Alteration of the Fracture Behavior in Host Rock during CO2 Geological Sequestration A.-T. Akono, T. Tsotsis, C. Werth
Numerical and analytical estimation of the ageing linear viscoelastic behavior of a two-phase composite with expansive inclusions B. Bary
Characterisation and modelling of interfacial damage in fibre-reinforced concrete for 3D printing in construction N. Ducoulombier, C. Chateau, M. Bornert, J.-F. Caron, T. Weitkamp, J. Perrin
Micro-cantilever testing of cementitious materials under various loading conditions Y. Gan, H. Zhang, B. Savija, E. Schlangen
Fundamentals of brittle failure at the atomic scale L. Brochard, S. Souguir, K. Sab
Micromechanical modelling of damage induced by delayed ettringite formation A. Yammine, F. Bignonnet, N. Leklou, M. Choinska, T. Stryszewska
Micromechanical characterization of damage in cement pastes: an experimental-numerical study A. Rhardane, F. Grondin, S. Y. Alam
Microscale fracture properties of alkali-activated fly ash J. Nemecek, V. Smilauer, J. Nemecek, J. Manak

Mini Symposium 7: Probabilistic aspects of fracture

Fishnet Statistics for Design of Quasibrittle and Biomimetic Materials and Structures for Failure Probability <10-6 Z. P. Bazant, W. Luo
Error in the probabilistic characterisation of concrete fatigue J. J. Ortega, G. Ruiz, R. C. Yu, N. Afanador-Garcia, M. Tarifa, E. Poveda, X. Zhang
Reliability analysis of concrete beams reinforced with carbon fiber-reinforced polymer bars F. A. Da Silva Barbosa, T. N. Bittencourt
Analytical random field-based model for fracture in concrete M. Vorechovsky, J. Elias
Increasing the design shear strength of concrete bridge decks by tests and statistical analysis of a shear database G. A. Rombach, M. Harter, G. A. Rombach
Full normalization of the cyclic creep curve of steel-fiber reinforced concrete E. Poveda, S. Blason , G. Ruiz, H. Cifuentes, A. Fernandez-Canteli

Mini Symposium 8: Concrete at high temperatures

Assessment of fire exposed concrete with full-field strain determination and predictive modelling N. Williams Portal, M. Flansbjer
Finite element analysis of hygro-thermal behaviour of concrete during controlled fire spalling R. Baydoun, F. Meftah, S. Guezouli, B. Moreau, L. Ballesteros
Multi-scale modelling of deteriorating concrete at elevated temperature and collapse simulation of underground ducts K. Iwama, K. Higuchi, K. Maekawa
Toward a fully coupled THM mesoscopic modelling of the behaviour of concrete at high temperature D. Dauti, M. Briffaut, S. Dal Pont

Mini Symposium 9: Multiscale modeling of brittle damage processes

Micromechanical analysis of fatigue damage in concrete caused by matrix microcracks S. Dutta, J. M. Chandra Kishen
A scaled boundary multiscale approach to crack propagation A. Egger, S. Triantafyllou, E. Chatzi
On the micro-to-macro transition of reinforcement slip in two-scale modelling A. Sciegaj, F. Larsson, K. Lundgren, K. Runesson
Multiscale concrete failure analysis with virtual elements and interfaces G. Etse, F. Lopez Rivarola, N. Labanda
Test independent identification of fracture parameters of plain concrete based on a cohesive XFEM formulation Y. E. Harmanci, K. Agathos, G. Jacot-Descombes, E. Chatzi
A microscopically-informed modelling approach of damage in cement-based materials A. Rhardane, S. Y. Alam, F. Grondin

Mini Symposium 10: Nuclear vessel behaviour under extreme loading

Neutron-Irradiation-Induced Damage assessment in Concrete Using Combined Phase Characterization and Nonlinear Fast Fourier Transform Simulation Y. Le Pape, E. Tajuelo Rodriguez, J. D. Arregui Mena, A. Giorla, L. Anovitz, T. M. Rosseel
Comparison between the cracking process of reinforced concrete and fibres reinforced concrete railway tracks by using non-linear finite element analysis J.-L. Tailhan, P. Rossi, T. Sedran
Cracking at early age of a massive reinforced concrete structure : case of the gusset of the VeRCoRs mock-up J. Mazars
Fracture propagation in nuclear graphite L. Kaczmarczyk, H. Nguyen, C. J. Pearce
Uncertainty propagation through Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical modelling of concrete cracking and leakage – Application to containment buildings J. Baroth, D. E.-M. Bouhjiti, F. Dufour, M. Briffaut
Effect of the spatial correlation of damage properties of concrete on the structural cracking patterns D. Bouhjiti, J. Baroth, M. Briffaut, F. Dufour
Modelling of pre-stressed concrete behaviour in the temperature range 20-40°C A. Sellier, T. Vidal, F. Manzoni, L. Lacarrière, H. Cagnon
Study of the containment history of the VeRCoRS mock-up and prediction of the leakage rate under pressurization tests T. Thénint, V. Le Corvec, S. Ghavamian
Predicting the Permeability and Relative Permeability of Concrete I. Ecay, D. Grégoire, G. Pijaudier-Cabot
Critical overview and new conform matching law to assess permeability of concrete as a function of damage accounting for unloading path F. Dufour, D. E.-M. Bouhjiti, M. Briffaut, H. C. Sleiman, M. E. El Dandachy, S. Dal Pont, J. Baroth

Mini Symposium 11: Fracture and durability of structures

Does the water to cement ratio of concrete impact the value of its critical degree of saturation? R. M. Ghantous, W. J. Weiss
Mechanical evaluation of 3D printable nano-silica incorporated fibre-reinforced lightweight foam concrete S. Cho, J. Kruger, S. Zeranka, A. van Rooyen, G. van Zijl
Effect of Loading Frequency on Flexural Fatigue Behaviour of Concrete K. Keerthana, J. M. Chandra Kishen
Energy Equivalence Approach for Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Beams under Mixed Mode Loading V. Radhika, J. M. Chandra Kishen
Influence of softening rock mass behavior in 3D simulations of deep tunneling M. Schreter, M. Neuner, P. Gamnitzer, G. Hofstetter
Modeling corrosion of steel reinforcement in concrete: natural vs. accelerated corrosion J. Ožbolt, A. Brajkovic, H. Lin
Ductile-to-brittle transition in fiber-reinforced brittle-matrix composites: Scale and fiber volume fraction effects A. Carpinteri, F. Accornero
Numerical investigation of factors influencing the experimental determination of concrete fracture energy G. Daisse, I. Boumakis, C. Carloni, R. Wan-Wendner
Mesoscale investigation of the FPZ length-Crack length correlation in quasi-brittle materials like concrete N. Aissaoui, M. Matallah
Strain development of high strength grouts under compressive fatigue loading and determination of fatigue properties from self-heating measurements E. Myrtja, O. Rateau, J. Soudier, E. Prat, M. Chaouche
Phenomenological modelling of impact of temperature on sorption isotherms and induced effects on tensile strength L. Lacarrière, A. Sellier, P. Souyris, P. Chhun
Durable concrete structures: cracks & corrosion and corrosion and cracks U. Angst
The Development of Mesoscopic Structural Analysis for Mechanical Property Reduction of Concrete Damaged by Expansion Cracking due to ASR T. Miura, Y. Yamamoto, H. Nakamura
Thermoelastic multiscale analysis of concrete pavements subjected to hail showers H. Wang, R. Höller, M. Aminbaghai, C. Hellmich, Y. Yuan, H. Mang, B. Pichler
Frost damage progression studied through X-Ray tomography in mortar with Phase Change Materials C. Romero Rodriguez, S. Chaves Figueiredo, F. Franca de Mendonca Filho, E. Schlangen, B. Savija

Track A: Theoretical fracture mechanics

A strength criterion for size effect on quasi-brittle fracture with and without notch Y. Chen, X. Han, X. Hu, B. Wang, W. Zhu
J. Lemery, M. B. Ftima, M. Leclerc; Experimental investigations on the size effect of fracture energy for concretes of hydraulic structures J. Lemery, M. B. Ftima, M. Leclerc
Mechanical Model of Roughened Concrete of Existing Members for Shear Failure Mode; Y. Katagiri, Y. Takase, T. Abe, K. Sakamoto, T. Hiwatashi, K. Katori
Effect of Interfacial Transition Zone on Fracture Energy in Concrete D. K. Samal, S. Ray, T. Hemalatha
Determination of fracture parameters of coral aggregate concrete after immersion in seawater S. Yang, X. Zhang, W. Xu
Evaluation of residual elasticity of an internal expansion-induced concrete F. Chen
Analytical solution for fracture analysis of lightly reinforced concrete beams considering bond-slip effect Z. Wu, Y. Wang, Y. Liu
Fracture behaviour of alkali activated concrete measured from three-point bending test with Chevron notch P. Miarka, L. Pan, V. Bilek, H. Cifuentes, S. Seitl

Track B: Experimental methodologies

Complex evaluation of the mechanical and fracture properties of cementitious materials with different water-cement ratio B. Kucharczykova, H. Simonova, D. Kocab, M. Hodulakova
Testing method for interface mode II fracture of plain concrete and fiber-reinforced cementitious composite B.-T. Huang, X. Yin, Q.-H. Li, S.-L. Xu, Y.-F. Zhang, Y. Lyu, C.-J. Sun, B.-K. Chen
Interstitial pore pressure in concrete under high confinement pressure: measurement and modelling A. Accary, L. Daudeville, Y. Malecot
Analysis of fiber-matrix interaction in FRC using X-ray tomography and digital volume correlation M. Flansbjer, N. Williams Portal, S. Hall, J. Engqvist
The universality of b-value and size effect in acoustic emission: Experimental investigations in quasi-brittle fracture N. Burud, J. M. Chandra Kishen
Low temperature tensile strength and fracture toughness of asphalt concrete determined from small notched 3-P-B samples B. Wang, O. Xu, B. Ma, X. Hu, P. Lu
A study on the fracture of reinforced concrete beams under shear using the AE technique Prashant M. H., J. M. Chandra Kishen
Size effect in multiaxial double punch tests on fibre reinforced concrete cubes M. Lee, T. Markic, J. Mata-Falcon, A. Amin, W. Kaufmann
A neural network ensemble for the identification of mechanical fracture parameters of Fine-grained Brittle Matrix Composites D. Lehky, M. Lipowczan, H. Simonová, Z. Kersner
Flexural creep behavior of steel and polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete V. Lima, D. Cardoso, F. A. Silva
Development of damage parameter for concrete by using acoustic emission and X ray computed tomography S. Tetsuya, S. Yuma, C. H. Kian
Cyclic over loads on life of bond anchorages in reinforced concrete P. Abhishek, H. Kumar, G. A. Rao
Double cantilever indirect tension fracture testing of concrete F. Caner, A. A. Donmez, S. Sener, V. Koc
Behaviour of reinforced concrete squat shear walls with utility openings V. Sivaguru, G. Appa Rao
Shear carrying capacity of reinforced concrete beams with various a/d ratios damaged due to the Alkali-Silica reaction T. Miki, T. Arakawa, Y. Koshiba
Fracture behaviour of ultra-high performance concrete A. Sharma, S. Ray, M. A. Iqbal
Repairing of short reinforced concrete corbel by bonding composite material under continuous load I. Ivanova, J. Assih, D. Dontchev
Shear behaviour of polyolefin and steel fibre-reinforced concrete M. G. Alberti, A. Picazo, A. Enfedaque, J. C. Galvez
Monitoring micro-structure evolution using low cost digital microscope S. D. Jaiswal, H. S. Patel, C. J. Desai, H. M. Patel, M. P. Mungule
The effect of elevated temperatures on the tensile properties of steel fiber reinforced concrete by means of double edge wedge splitting (DEWS) test: Preliminary results R. Serafini, R. R. Agra, R. Monte, A. D. Figueiredo
Anisotropic properties of fiber/matrix interface transition zone S. He, E.-H. Yang

Track C: Computational modelling

Numerical modeling of crack propagation using zero-thickness interfaces elements and configurational mechanics L. Crusat, I. Carol
A new basic creep model coupled with a thermomechanical model for the numerical simulation of the time-dependent behaviour of concrete structures T. S. Valente, A. Ventura-Gouveia, J. A. O. Barros
Numerical Study on Shear Behaviours of ECC Beams Reinforced with FRP Bars D. Gu, J. Pan, J. He
Microplane damage plastic model for plain concrete subjected to compressive fatigue loading A. Baktheer, M. Aguilar, J. Hegger, R. Chudoba
Modelling the stochastic tensile behavior and multiple cracking of strain-hardening cementitious composites (SHCCs) J. Li, J. Weng, E.-H. Yang
Experimental and numerical study of crack propagation with the phase field method: application to three-point bending test A. Tsitova, F. Bernachy-Barbe, B. Bary, F. Hild
Damage-to-fracture transition through an Eikonal Non-Local (ENL) continuum damage formulation with embedded strong discontinuities F. Thierry, G. Rastiello, C. Giry, F. Gatuingt
Finite elements with an embedded reinforcement for the simulation of reinforced concrete structures strengthened with FRP F. Riccardi, C. Giry, F. Gatuingt
A rate dependent eigenerosion plasticity model for concrete A. Qinami, M. Kaliske
Size effect for samples with blunt and sharp notches using linear cohesive crack law G. Di Luzio, G. Cusatis
Discrete element modelling of high performance concretes: effect of aggregates properties A. Delaplace, F. Toussaint
Analysis of XFEM and Hashin techniques capability to model fibre-cement boards G. R. Boriolo, T. N. Bittencourt
Simulation of push-out tests of corroded reinforced concrete specimens by means of cohesive interface elements with frictional behavior B. Sanz, J. Planas, J. M. Sancho
Damage Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Structural Walls Using Fracture Based Fractal Analysis A. Devi.S., G. Appa Rao
A First Approach to Comparing Cohesive Traction-Separation Laws for Concrete J. Planas, B. Sanz, J. M. Sancho
Overview of mitigation models dedicated to severe accidents and consequences on flow rate through containment concrete structures S. Mimouni, P. Baconnier, G. Davy
Numerical modelling of fracture in polyolefin fibre reinforced concrete specimens under mixed-mode loading (I+II) F. Suarez, J. Galvez, A. Enfedaque, M. G. Alberti
Lattice model for numerical analysis of fracture process of concrete material under various loading conditions Z. Chang, H. Zhang, E. Schlangen, B. Savija
Modelling of high-cycle fatigue crack growth in concrete J. Cervenka, A. Al-Saudi, D. Pryl
Effect of Fibers, Distributed Net Reinforcement and Sharp Corners on Fracture and Size Effect in Concrete Structures Z. P. Bazant, M. Rasoolinejad, A. Donmez, W. Luo
Numerical Simulation of HS-SHCC under Quasi-static Tensile Loading A. Shehni, U. Häussler-Combe, I. Curosu, T. Gong, V. Mechtcherine
Investigation of local opening-sliding relationship in the vicinity of deformed bar in concrete by using DIC technique A. Okeil, R. Upadhyay, K. Matsumoto, K. Nagai
Nonlinear behavior assessment of reinforced concrete frames by carbon fiber reinforced polymers under blast loading using finite element method M. Kolbadi

Track D: Durability/coupled problems

The influence of thermal cycles and potassium on the damage mechanics of delayed ettringite formation S. Feuze, R. A. Livingston, A. M. Amde
Analysis of drying shrinkage's surface cracking in concrete by beam-particle approach N. Chan, C. Oliver-Leblond, F. Ragueneau, F. Benboudjema
Multiscale modeling of ion transport and ASR induced damage in concrete structures T. Iskhakov, J. J. Timothy, G. Meschke
Experimental study of ambient temperature and moisture conditions on fatigue resistance of concrete Y. Koda, S. Minakawa, I. Iwaki
Validation of drying simulations by in-situ RH measurements in concrete in a variable temperature environment J.-L. Adia, L. Charpin, B. Martin, D. Leroy, B. Masson, A. Courtois
Performance characteristics of cement grout in precast construction G. Appa Rao, K. Manikandan
Experimental study of a very high performance concrete slab subjected to fire on its underside and numerical modeling of the temperature field E. Ouedraogo, S. Djaknoun, H. Bensalem, R. Bouchendouka
Performance characteristics of cement grout in precast construction C. Y. Namnoum, B. Hilloulin, F. Grondin, A. Loukili

Track E: Novel cementitious and/or quasi-brittle materials

A numerical and experimental investigation into the cracking of fibre reinforced cementitious materials I. C. Mihai
Effect of softening function type in double-K Fracture Model: Alkali-activated fly ash mortar with hemp fibres H. Simonova, B. Kucharczykova, Z. Kersner, I. Merta, B. Poletanovic, L. Malikova, S. Seitl
The effect of graphene oxide coating on the performance of SHCC J. Yao, Z. Lu, C. K. Y. Leung
Experimental study and numerical modeling on bond between steel reinforcements and strain-hardening cementitious composites (SHCC) Y. Chen, C. K. Y. Leung
Shear strengthening of reinforced concrete beams with High Strength Strain-Hardening Cementitious Composites (HS-SHCC) J. Wei, Y. Chen, C. Wu, C. K.Y. Leung
Influence of loading rate on the fracture behaviour of natural hydraulic and aerial lime mortars X. Zhang, L. Garijo, G. Ruiz, J. J. Ortega
Compression behaviors of cementitious cellular composites with negative Poisson's ratio Y. Xu, B. Savija, E. Schlangen
Creating strain hardening cementitious composites (SHCCs) through use of additively manufactured polymeric meshes as reinforcement Y. Xu, E. Schlangen, B. Savija
Study of the effect of flax fibers on the fracture behavior of earth concrete by simultaneous application of digital image correlation and acoustic emission N. Kouta, J. Saliba, B. El Oifi, N. Saiyouri
On the synergetic action between strain-hardening cement based composites (SHCC) and carbon textile reinforcement under tensile loading T. Gong, A. A. Hamza, I. Curosu, V. Mechtcherine
Anisotropic tensile behaviour of UHPFRC: meso-scale model and experimental validation M. Pimentel, A. Abrishambaf, S. Nunes
Fracture properties of alkali activated mortars G. Baietti, L. Carabba, G. Quartarone, C. Carloni, S. Manzi, M. C. Bignozzi
New cementitious composite developments with three dimensional fabric meshes J. Woon Park, J. Lee, H. Su Moon, Y. Mook Lim
Why nominal cracking strength can be lower for later cracks in strain-hardening cementitious composites with multiple cracking? J. Yu, C. K. Leung, V. C. Li

Track F: Structural concrete applications

Modelling of the behavior of steel-concrete-steel composite beams with a full or a partial composite action R. Calixte, L. Jason, L. Davenne
Planar crack assumption as an alternative to Navier's hypothesis in the modelling of fibre-reinforced concrete sections J. R. Carmona, J. Rey-Rey, G. Ruiz, J. M. Rodriguez-Madueno
Local axial compressive behaviours of ECC ring-beam connections B. Dong, J. Pan
Study of the relationship between residual flexural and compressive strengths in steel fibre-reinforced concrete by means of the response surface methodology A. de la Rosa, G. Ruiz, E. Poveda
Performance Characteristics of Cement Grout in Precast Construction G. Appa Rao and K. Manikandan
Fracture mechanism of reinforced concrete non-structural wall M. Matsubayashi, M. Takahashi, R. Kubota, Y. Takase, M. Mizoguchi
Strut efficiency factors in design of reinforced concrete deep beams R. Kondalraj, G. Appa Rao
Fiber reinforced concrete: from flexural tests to solid slabs M. Di Prisco, A. Pourzarabi, M. Colombo
A Literature Review about the head-size effect on the capacity of cast-in anchors G. Di Nunzio, G. Muciaccia
Fracture mechanics based design of reinforced concrete beams-An analytical study J. Sri Kalyana Rama, M. Ram Sagar, A. Ramachandra Murthy
The contribution of steel fibers to increase the ductility and service life in RC beams and slabs T. Buttignol, T. N. Bittencourt, J. F. Fernandes, J. L. Antunes de Oliveira e Sousa