Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering

Research Output

2017

Coupling fast fluid dynamics and multizone airflow models in Modelica Buildings library to simulate the dynamics of HVAC systems

Tian, W., Sevilla, T. A., Zuo, W. & Sohn, M. D., Sep 2017, In : Building and Environment. 122, p. 269-286 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Designing Bioretention Areas for Stormwater Management

Chin, D. A., Mar 1 2017, In : Environmental Processes. 4, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Development of new FRP reinforcement for optimized concrete structures

Spadea, S., Orr, J., Ibell, T. & Nanni, A., 2017, High Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet - Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium. Springer International Publishing, p. 867-876 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Durability of GFRP reinforcement in seawater concrete - Part I

Khatibmasjedi, M., Claure, G. & Nanni, A., Jan 1 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

4 Scopus citations

Effectiveness of Fabric-Reinforced Cementitious Matrix in Strengthening Reinforced Concrete Beams

Ebead, U., Shrestha, K. C., Afzal, M. S., El Refai, A. & Nanni, A., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Composites for Construction. 21, 2, 04016084.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Effect of corrosion damage on the flexural performance of RC beams strengthened with FRCM composites

Elghazy, M., El Refai, A., Ebead, U. & Nanni, A., Nov 15 2017, In : Composite Structures. 180, p. 994-1006 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Energy and control performance investigation of air-handling units with return-air bypass

Wang, G., Zheng, X., Song, L. & Andiroglu, E., Jan 1 2017, ASHRAE Transactions - 2017 ASHRAE Annual Conference. Amer. Soc. Heating, Ref. Air-Conditoning Eng. Inc., Vol. 123. p. 229-239 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Energy Savings Potential in a Medical Facility through Custom Minimum Airflow Resets

Shahahmadi, S., Rivas, A., Song, L. & Wang, G., Jan 1 2017, AEI 2017: Resilience of the Integrated Building - Proceedings of the Architectural Engineering National Conference 2017. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 419-431 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Estimating the parameters of the curve number model

Chin, D. A., Jun 1 2017, In : Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 22, 6, 06017001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Evaluation of methods to sample fecal indicator bacteria in foreshore sand and pore water at freshwater beaches

Vogel, L. J., Edge, T. A., O'Carroll, D. M., Solo-Gabriele, H. M., Kushnir, C. S. E. & Robinson, C. E., Sep 15 2017, In : Water Research. 121, p. 204-212 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Experimental Investigation on the Energy Performance of Variable Frequency Drives in HVAC Systems

Kiamehr, K., Shahahmadi, S., Wang, G. & Song, L., Jan 1 2017, AEI 2017: Resilience of the Integrated Building - Proceedings of the Architectural Engineering National Conference 2017. Volz, J. S. (ed.). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 432-439 8 p. (AEI 2017: Resilience of the Integrated Building - Proceedings of the Architectural Engineering National Conference 2017).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix behavior at high-temperature: Experimental and numerical results

Donnini, J., De Caso y Basalo, F., Corinaldesi, V., Lancioni, G. & Nanni, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 108, p. 108-121 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Flexural stiffness and second-order effects in fiber-reinforced polymer-reinforced concrete frames

Zadeh, H. J. & Nanni, A., Mar 1 2017, In : ACI Materials Journal. 114, 2, p. 533-544 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Genetic algorithm for building optimization - State-of-the-art survey

Li, T., Shao, G., Zuo, W. & Huang, S., Feb 24 2017, Proceedings of 2017 9th International Conference on Machine Learning and Computing, ICMLC 2017. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. Part F128357. p. 205-210 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Scopus citations

GFRP innovative shapes - Halls river bridge replacement project

Claure, G., Rocchetti, P., Siddiqui, M., Nolan, S. & Nanni, A., Jan 1 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Scopus citations

GFRP Reinforcement in Concrete after 15 Years of Service

Gooranorimi, O. & Nanni, A., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Composites for Construction. 21, 5, 04017024.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

GFRP reinforcements in box culvert bridge: A case study after two decades of service

Gooranorimi, O., Myers, J. & Nanni, A., Jan 1 2017, Concrete Pipe and Box Culverts. ASTM International, Vol. STP 1601. p. 75-88 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Improved cooling tower control of legacy chiller plants by optimizing the condenser water set point

Huang, S., Zuo, W. & Sohn, M. D., Jan 1 2017, In : Building and Environment. 111, p. 33-46 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Influence of width and thickness of composite laminates on the flexural behavior of reinforced concrete beams and slabs

Turco, A., Bocciarelli, M., Nanni, A. & Poggi, C., Oct 15 2017, In : Composite Structures. 178, p. 186-194 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

In-Plane Performance of Unreinforced Concrete Masonry Strengthened with Prestressed GFRP Bars

Yu, P., Silva, P. & Nanni, A., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Composites for Construction. 21, 1, 04016064.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

In-situ fan curve calibration for virtual airflow sensor implementation in VAV systems

Prieto, A. R., Thomas, W. M., Wang, G. & Song, L., 2017, ASHRAE Transactions - ASHRAE Winter Conference. Amer. Soc. Heating, Ref. Air-Conditoning Eng. Inc., Vol. 123. p. 215-229 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

LFDA model for the assessment of water quality through Microtox® using excitation-emission matrices

Martinez, O., Dabarera, R., Premaratne, K., Kubat, M. & Englehardt, J. D., 2017, In : Intelligent Data Analysis. 21, 1, p. 181-203 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Microstructural investigation of glass fiber reinforced polymer bars

Gooranorimi, O., Suaris, W., Dauer, E. A. & Nanni, A., Feb 1 2017, In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 110, p. 388-395 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Optimal sizing of exfiltration trenches

Chin, D. A. & Jones, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 143, 1, 04016074.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Performance of FRCM-Strengthened RC Beams Subject to Fatigue

Pino, V., Akbari Hadad, H., De Caso Y Basalo, F., Nanni, A., Ali Ebead, U. & El Refai, A., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Bridge Engineering. 22, 10, 04017079.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Precast concrete tunnel segments with GFRP reinforcement

Spagnuolo, S., Meda, A., Rinaldi, Z. & Nanni, A., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Composites for Construction. 21, 5, 04017020.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Preliminary Tests for an Engineering Approach to Achieve Energy Efficient Airside Economizers without Humidity Sensors

Wang, G., Song, L. & Wang, L., Jan 1 2017, AEI 2017: Resilience of the Integrated Building - Proceedings of the Architectural Engineering National Conference 2017. Volz, J. S. (ed.). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 456-469 14 p. (AEI 2017: Resilience of the Integrated Building - Proceedings of the Architectural Engineering National Conference 2017).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sequencing control of parallel pumps in variable-flow systems using wire-to-water efficiency

Wang, G., Zheng, X. & Kiamehr, K., 2017, ASHRAE Transactions - ASHRAE Winter Conference. Amer. Soc. Heating, Ref. Air-Conditoning Eng. Inc., Vol. 123. p. 291-301 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Significance of beach geomorphology on fecal indicator bacteria levels

Donahue, A., Feng, Z., Kelly, E., Reniers, A. & Solo-Gabriele, H. M., Aug 15 2017, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 121, 1-2, p. 160-167 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
11 Scopus citations

The influence of cellulose nanocrystals on the hydration and flexural strength of Portland cement pastes

Fu, T., Montes, F., Suraneni, P., Youngblood, J. & Weiss, J., Sep 7 2017, In : Polymers. 9, 9, 424.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Use of sea-sand and seawater in concrete construction: Current status and future opportunities

Xiao, J., Qiang, C., Nanni, A. & Zhang, K., Nov 30 2017, In : Construction and Building Materials. 155, p. 1101-1111 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

91 Scopus citations

Using ultrasonic wave reflection to monitor false set of cement paste

Chung, C. W., Suraneni, P., Popovics, J. S. & Struble, L. J., Nov 1 2017, In : Cement and Concrete Composites. 84, p. 10-18 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Wound FRP Shear Reinforcement for Concrete Structures

Spadea, S., Orr, J., Nanni, A. & Yang, Y., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Composites for Construction. 21, 5, 04017026.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2016

A Bayesian network model for the optimization of a chiller plant’s condenser water set point

Huang, S., Malara, A. C. L., Zuo, W. & Sohn, M. D., Dec 21 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Building Performance Simulation. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Acoustic emission assessment of fatigue crack growth from a transverse weld toe

Nemati, N., Metrovich, B. & Nanni, A., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 28, 2, 04015103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Amelioration of the cooling load based chiller sequencing control

Huang, S., Zuo, W. & Sohn, M. D., Apr 15 2016, In : Applied Energy. 168, p. 204-215 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

An Active Deployable Tensegrity-Ring Footbridge System

Veuve, N., Rhode-Barbarigos, L. & Smith, I. F. C., 2016, Earth and Space 2016: Engineering for Extreme Environments - Proceedings of the 15th Biennial International Conference on Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 1101-1108 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

An investigation into the hydration and microstructure of cement pastes modified with glass powders

Kamali, M. & Ghahremaninezhad-M, A., Jun 1 2016, In : Construction and Building Materials. 112, p. 915-924 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

A systematic evaluation of accelerating indoor airflow simulations using cross-platform parallel computing

Tian, W., Sevilla, T. A. & Zuo, W., Jul 30 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Building Performance Simulation. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Beach sand and the potential for infectious disease transmission: Observations and recommendations

Solo-Gabriele, H. M., Harwood, V. J., Kay, D., Fujioka, R. S., Sadowsky, M. J., Whitman, R. L., Wither, A., Caniça, M., Da Fonseca, R. C., Duarte, A., Edge, T. A., Gargaté, M. J., Gunde-Cimerman, N., Hagen, F., Mclellan, S. L., Da Silva, A. N., Babič, M. N., Prada, S., Rodrigues, R., Romão, D. & 9 others, Sabino, R., Samson, R. A., Segal, E., Staley, C., Taylor, H. D., Veríssimo, C., Viegas, C., Barroso, H. & Brandão, J. C., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 96, 1, p. 101-120 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Behavior of Tendons with Multiple CFRP Rods

Zhang, K., Fang, Z. & Nanni, A., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Structural Engineering (United States). 142, 10, 04016065.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations

Comportamiento mechanico de FRCM (Matriz cementicia reforzada con tejido) compuestos de capas multiples

Arboleda, D., De Caso y Basalo, F. & Nanni, A., Jan 1 2016, REHABEND 2016 - 6th REHABEND Congress on Construction Pathology, Rehabilitation Technology and Heritage Management. Villegas, L., Blanco, H., Boffill, Y. & Lombillo, I. (eds.). University of Cantabria - Building Technology R&D Group, Vol. 2016-May. p. 1981-1987 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Demo abstract: A virtual testbed for net zero energy communities

He, D., Huang, S., Zuo, W. & Kaiser, R., Nov 16 2016, Proceedings of the 3rd ACM Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments, BuildSys 2016. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 211-212 2 p. (Proceedings of the 3rd ACM Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments, BuildSys 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Design-to-construction workflow for cell-based pattern reciprocal free-form structures

Anastas, Y., Rhode-Barbarigos, L. & Adriaenssens, S., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures. 57, 2, p. 159-176 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Development of a virtual pump water flow meter using power derived from comprehensive energy loss analysis

Andiroglu, E., Wang, G., Song, L. & Kiamehr, K., Jan 1 2016, In : Science and Technology for the Built Environment. 22, 2, p. 214-226 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Development of a virtual pump water flow meter with a flow rate function of motor power and pump head

Wang, G., Kiamehr, K. & Song, L., Apr 1 2016, In : Energy and Buildings. 117, p. 63-70 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Durability evaluation of advanced composite technologies for structural rehabilitation

Karim, Z., De Caso y Basalo, F. & Nanni, A., Jan 1 2016, REHABEND 2016 - 6th REHABEND Congress on Construction Pathology, Rehabilitation Technology and Heritage Management. Villegas, L., Blanco, H., Boffill, Y. & Lombillo, I. (eds.). University of Cantabria - Building Technology R&D Group, Vol. 2016-May. p. 1905-1911 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution