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2019

Microstructure investigation of seawater vs. Freshwater cement pastes

Younis, A., Ebead, U., Suraneni, P. & Nanni, A., Jan 1 2019, ISEC 2019 - 10th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference. Ozevin, D., Ataei, H., Gurgun, A. P., Modares, M., Yazdani, S. & Singh, A. (eds.). ISEC Press, (ISEC 2019 - 10th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference).

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

Overview of AASHTO design specifications for GFRP-RC bridges 2 nd edition: Toledo Bridge as case study

Rossini, M., Nanni, A., Matta, F., Nolan, S., Potter, W. & Hess, D., Jan 1 2019, IABSE Symposium, Guimaraes 2019: Towards a Resilient Built Environment Risk and Asset Management - Report. International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), p. 1214-1221 8 p. (IABSE Symposium, Guimaraes 2019: Towards a Resilient Built Environment Risk and Asset Management - Report).

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

Resilience and economical sustainability of a FRP reinforced concrete bridge in florida: LCC analysis at the design stage

Cadenazzi, T., Rossini, M., Nolan, S., Dotelli, G., Arrigoni, A. & Nanni, A., Jan 1 2019, Life-Cycle Analysis and Assessment in Civil Engineering: Towards an Integrated Vision - Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, IALCCE 2018. Frangopol, D. M., Caspeele, R. & Taerwe, L. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 2913-2920 8 p. (Life-Cycle Analysis and Assessment in Civil Engineering: Towards an Integrated Vision - Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, IALCCE 2018).

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

5 Scopus citations

Strength, shrinkage, and permeability performance of seawater concrete

Younis, A., Ebead, U., Suraneni, P. & Nanni, A., Jan 1 2019, ISEC 2019 - 10th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference. Ozevin, D., Ataei, H., Gurgun, A. P., Modares, M., Yazdani, S. & Singh, A. (eds.). ISEC Press, (ISEC 2019 - 10th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference).

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

2017

A perspective on seawater/frp reinforcement in concrete structures

Younis, A., Ebead, U. & Nanni, A., 2017, ISEC 2017 - 9th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference: Resilient Structures and Sustainable Construction. ISEC Press

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

7 Scopus citations

Characterization of new composite materials for masonry rehabilitation

Mazzuca, S., Hadad, H. A., Kourdou, I., Ombres, L. & Nanni, A., Jan 1 2017, Mechanics of Masonry Structures Strengthened with Composite Materials II - MuRiCo5. Di Tommaso, A., Gentilini, C. & Castellazzi, G. (eds.). Trans Tech Publications Ltd, p. 398-405 8 p. (Key Engineering Materials; vol. 747 KEM).

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

2 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.

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3 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

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. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 432-439 8 p.

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

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 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

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

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. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 456-469 14 p.

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
2016

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

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

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

Evolution of FRCM strengthening systems: Fabric coating bond enhanced

Donnini, J., De Caso y Basalo, F., Corinaldesi, V. & 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. 1988-1996 9 p.

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

New frontiers for the use of FRP reinforcement in geometrically complex concrete structures

Spadea, S., Orr, J. & Nanni, A., Jan 1 2016, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering, CICE 2016. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, p. 605-611 7 p.

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

2 Scopus citations

Preliminary assessment of durability of sustainable RC structures with mixed-in seawater and stainless steel reinforcement

Lollini, F., Carsana, M., Gastaldi, M., Redaelli, E., Bertolini, L. & Nanni, A., 2016, Concrete under Severe Conditions - Environment and Loading. Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Vol. 711. p. 52-59 8 p. (Key Engineering Materials; vol. 711).

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

8 Scopus citations

Reverse relief airflow prevention and building pressurization with a decoupled relief air damper in air-handling units

Wang, G. & Phalak, K., 2016, ASHRAE Transactions - ASHRAE Winter Conference. Amer. Soc. Heating, Ref. Air-Conditoning Eng. Inc., Vol. 122. p. 354-365 12 p.

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

Simulated energy-efficient voltage frequency ratios of Variable-frequency drives on induction motors

Wang, G. & Kiamehr, K., 2016, ASHRAE Transactions - 2016 ASHRAE Annual Conference. Amer. Soc. Heating, Ref. Air-Conditoning Eng. Inc., Vol. 122. p. 149-159 11 p.

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

1 Scopus citations
2015

A new method for the optimal chiller sequencing control

Huang, S., Zuo, W. & Sohn, M. D., 2015, 14th International Conference of IBPSA - Building Simulation 2015, BS 2015, Conference Proceedings. International Building Performance Simulation Association, p. 316-323 8 p.

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

7 Scopus citations

Assessment of different data-driven algorithms for ahu energy consumption predictions

Niu, F., O'Neill, Z., Zuo, W. & Li, Y., 2015, 14th International Conference of IBPSA - Building Simulation 2015, BS 2015, Conference Proceedings. International Building Performance Simulation Association, p. 1539-1546 8 p.

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

1 Scopus citations

Electrical resistivity measurement to study alkali-silica-reaction cracking in mortar

Flores, J., Kamali, M. & Ghahremaninezhad-M, A., 2015, Forensic Engineering 2015: Performance of the Built Environment - Proceedings of the 7th Congress on Forensic Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 230-241 12 p.

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

2 Scopus citations

FRCM mechanical properties using carbon fabrics with different coating treatments

Donnini, J., Corinaldesi, V. & Nanni, A., 2015, American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication. SP 305 ed. American Concrete Institute, Vol. 2015-January. p. 8.1-8.12

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

1 Scopus citations

GFRP hollow-core bars as internal reinforcement for concrete slabs

Claure, G., De Caso y Basalo, F. & Nanni, A., 2015, Advanced Composites in Construction, ACIC 2015 - Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Conference on Advanced Composites In Construction. NetComposites Limited, p. 68-74 7 p.

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

Iea annex 60 activity 2.3: Model use during operation, approach and case studies

Sterling, R., Giretti, A., Bonvini, M., O'Neill, Z., Wetter, M., Cavey, M. V., Costa, A., Boehme, G., Zuo, W., Klein, R., Dong, B. & Keane, M. M., 2015, 14th International Conference of IBPSA - Building Simulation 2015, BS 2015, Conference Proceedings. International Building Performance Simulation Association, p. 355-362 8 p.

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

1 Scopus citations

In-plane behavior of unreinforced masonry walls strengthened with fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix (FRCM)

Babaeidarabad, S. & Nanni, A., 2015, American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication. SP 299 ed. American Concrete Institute, Vol. 2015-January. p. 69-80 12 p.

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

5 Scopus citations

Investigation of the fan energy and control performance of different damper control strategies in air-handling units

Wang, G., Song, L. & Phalak, K., 2015, ASHRAE Transactions. Amer. Soc. Heating, Ref. Air-Conditoning Eng. Inc., Vol. 121. p. 110-122 13 p.

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

2 Scopus citations

Load testing techniques for the strength evaluation of existing reinforced concrete structures

ElBatanouny, M., Ziehl, P., Larosche, C. & Nanni, A., 2015, Forensic Engineering 2015: Performance of the Built Environment - Proceedings of the 7th Congress on Forensic Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 30-39 10 p.

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

Modelica buildings library 2.0

Wetter, M., Bonvini, M., Nouidui, T. S., Tian, W. & Zuo, W., 2015, 14th International Conference of IBPSA - Building Simulation 2015, BS 2015, Conference Proceedings. International Building Performance Simulation Association, p. 387-394 8 p.

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

7 Scopus citations

Optimal control of chiller plants using Bayesian network

Malara, A. C. L., Huang, S., Zuo, W., Sohn, M. D. & Celik, N., 2015, 14th International Conference of IBPSA - Building Simulation 2015, BS 2015, Conference Proceedings. International Building Performance Simulation Association, p. 449-455 7 p.

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

4 Scopus citations

Out-of-plane strengthening of URM walls with fabric-reinforced-cementitious-matrix (FRCM)

Babaeidarabad, S. & Nanni, A., 2015, American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication. SP 299 ed. American Concrete Institute, Vol. 2015-January. p. 81-91 11 p.

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

3 Scopus citations

Post-fire residual strength of GFRP reinforced concrete slabs

Claure, G., De Caso y Basalo, F. & Nanni, A., 2015, Advanced Composites in Construction, ACIC 2015 - Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Conference on Advanced Composites In Construction. NetComposites Limited, p. 96-102 7 p.

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

3 Scopus citations

Safety-shaped concrete bridge railings and traffic barriers using GFRP reinforcement

Rinaldi, V., Savoia, M. & Nanni, A., Jan 1 2015, American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication. Mazzotti, C., Chiorino, M. A., Coppola, L., Riva, P. & Realfonzo, R. (eds.). SP 305 ed. American Concrete Institute, p. 21.1-21.10 (American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication; vol. 2015-January, no. SP 305).

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

Towards sustainability of concrete without chloride limits

Selicato, F., Moro, M., Bertolini, L. & Nanni, A., 2015, American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication. SP 305 ed. American Concrete Institute, Vol. 2015-January. p. 46.1-46.10

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

2 Scopus citations
2014

Coupled simulation of indoor environment, HVAC and control system by using fast fluid dynamics and the Modelica Buildings Library

Zuo, W., Wetter, M., Li, D., Jin, M., Tian, W. & Chen, Q., 2014, 2014 ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference. American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), p. 56-63 8 p.

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

7 Scopus citations

Durability evaluation of shear bond strength of carbon and glass FRP laminates using small plain concrete beams

Mela, D., Karim, Z., Di Benedetti, M. & Nanni, A., 2014, CAMX 2014 - Composites and Advanced Materials Expo: Combined Strength. Unsurpassed Innovation.. The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX)

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

2 Scopus citations

Durability of Fabric Reinforced Cementitious Matrix (FRCM) composites

Arboleda, D., Babaeidarabad, S., DiLaurenzio Hays, C. & Nanni, A., Jan 1 2014, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, CICE 2014. El-Hacha, R. (ed.). International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC), (Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, CICE 2014).

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

10 Scopus citations

Energy analysis, optimal high-limit control and engineering approach of air-side economizers

Wang, G. & Song, L., 2014, ASHRAE Transactions. Amer. Soc. Heating, Ref. Air-Conditoning Eng. Inc., Vol. 120. p. 383-396 14 p.

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Fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix (FRCM) composites in North America: Institutional documents

Nanni, A., Ekenel, M. & Jones, J., 2014, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, CICE 2014. International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC)

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

Flexural behavior of RC beams strengthened with fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix (FRCM) composite

Babaeidarabad, S., Loreto, G., Arboleda, D. & Nanni, A., 2014, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, CICE 2014. International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC)

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

GFRP hollow-core bars as reinforcement of concrete beams

Claure, G., De Caso y Basalo, F. & Nanni, A., 2014, CAMX 2014 - Composites and Advanced Materials Expo: Combined Strength. Unsurpassed Innovation.. The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX)

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

2 Scopus citations

Improved estimation of induction motor circuit parameters with published motor performance data

Wang, G. & Park, S. W., Jan 1 2014, Proceedings - 2014 6th Annual IEEE Green Technologies Conference, GREENTECH 2014. IEEE Computer Society, p. 25-28 4 p. 6824619. (IEEE Green Technologies Conference).

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

4 Scopus citations

Novel simulation concepts for buildings and community energy systems based on the Functional Mock-up Interface specification

Widl, E., Delinchant, B., Kübler, S., Li, D., Müller, W., Norrefeldt, V., Nouidui, T. S., Stratbücker, S., Wetter, M., Wurtz, F. & Zuo, W., Jan 1 2014, 2014 Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Cyber-Physical Energy Systems, MSCPES 2014 - Held as Part of CPS Week, Proceedings. IEEE Computer Society, 6842396. (2014 Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Cyber-Physical Energy Systems, MSCPES 2014 - Held as Part of CPS Week, Proceedings).

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

7 Scopus citations

Optimization of the water-cooled chiller plant system operation

Huang, S. & Zuo, W., 2014, 2014 ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference. American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), p. 300-307 8 p.

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

6 Scopus citations
2013

Comparison of strain measurement techniques for the characterization of brittle, cementitious matrix composites

Arboleda, D., Yuan, S., Giancaspro, J. & Nanni, A., Dec 9 2013, Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2013. p. 1567-1572 6 p. (Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2013).

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

3 Scopus citations