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  • Conference Programme for Framcos-X
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    • Editors: G. Pijaudier-Cabot, P. Grassl, C. La Borderie


    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
    Modelling of autogenous healing for regular concrete via a discrete model 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
    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 T. Honorio, 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, L. Henze
    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
    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
    Fracture properties of alkali activated mortars G. Baietti, L. Carabba, G. Quartarone, C. Carloni, S. Manzi, M. C. Bignozzi
    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

    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
    Meshfree modelling of dynamic fracture in fibre reinforced concrete R. C. Yu, P. Navas, G. Ruiz
    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-Saoudi, 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
    Durability of high volume fly ash concrete exposed to H2SO4 environment M. Kanta Rao, G. Appa Rao, C. H. Nagasatish Kumar
    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
    Modelling of creep effect on a healed crack in cementitious materials C. Y. Namnoum, B. Hilloulin, F. Grondin, A. Loukili
    Experimental study on mechanical behaviors of mechanical behavior of SHCC under triaxial compressive stress loading J. Zhou, J. Pan, Z. Jiang, C. K. Y. Leung

    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
    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
    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