Category Archives: III.1 Refereed Journals

[J014] Hygro-Thermo-Chemical Modeling of High Performance Concrete. II: Calibration and Validation.

Authors: G. Di Luzio and G. Cusatis. Reference: Cement and Concrete Composites. 2009, 31(5), pp. 309-324. Abstract: This paper presents the numerical implementation, calibration, and validation of the hygro-thermochemicalmodel formulated theoretically in the companion paper. Calibration and validation are based … Continue reading

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[J013] Hygro-Thermo-Chemical Modeling of High Performance Concrete. I: Theory.

Authors: G. Di Luzio and G. Cusatis. Reference: Cement and Concrete Composites. 2009, 31(5), pp. 301-308. Abstract: This study deals with the formulation, calibration, and validation of a new hygro-thermo-chemical modelfor high-performance concrete (HPC) suitable for the analysis of moisture … Continue reading

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[J012] Cohesive Crack Analysis of Size Effect.

Authors: G. Cusatis and E. A. Schauffert. Reference: Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 2009, 76, pp. 2163-2173. Abstract:This paper deals with the analysis of size e ect in concrete. An extensive campaignof accurate numerical simulations, based on the cohesive crack model, is performedto … Continue reading

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[J011] Identification of Concrete Fracture Parameters through Size-Effect Experiments.

Authors: L. Cedolin and G. Cusatis. Reference: Cement and Concrete Composites. 30 (2008) 788-797. Abstract: This paper deals with the identification of concrete fracture parameters through indirect methods based onsize-effect experiments. These methods utilize the size effect curve (structural strength … Continue reading

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[J010] Capacity of Rectangular Cross Sections Under Biaxial Eccentric Loads.

Authors: L. Cedolin, G. Cusatis, S. Eccheli, and M. Roveda. Reference: ACI Structural Journal, 2008, 105(2), pp. 215-224. Abstract: This paper deals with the design of (short) columns with rectangular cross section under combined axial load and biaxial bending. The … Continue reading

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[J009] Spectral Stiffness Microplane Model for Quasi-Brittle Composite Laminates: II. Validation and Calibration.

Authors: A. Beghini, G. Cusatis, and Z.P. Bažant. Reference: Journal of Applied Mechanics, ASME, 2008, 75(2), pp. (021009)1-9. Abstract: The spectral stiffness microplane (SSM) model developed in the preceding part I of this study is verifiedby comparisons with experimental data … Continue reading

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[J008] Spectral Stiffness Microplane Model for Quasi-Brittle Composite Laminates: I. Theory.

Authors: G. Cusatis, A. Beghini, and Z.P. Bažant. Reference: Journal of Applied Mechanics, ASME, 2008, 75(2), pp. (021010)1-6. Abstract: The paper presents the spectral stiffness microplane (SSM) model, which is a general constitutive modelfor unidirectional composite laminates, able to simulate … Continue reading

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[J007] Cohesive Fracture in Concrete: Theoretical Aspects and Experimental Evidence.

Authors: L. Cedolin, and G. Cusatis. Reference: Studies and Researches – Politecnico di Milano, ed. by A. Migliacci, P.G. Gambarova, and F. Mola, publ. by Starrylink (Brescia, Italy), 2007, Vol. 27, pp. 167-192. Abstract: The classical Hillerborg’s “fictitious crack” law, … Continue reading

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[J006] Biaxial bending of concrete columns: an analytical solution.

Authors: L. Cedolin, G. Cusatis, S. Eccheli and M. Roveda. Reference: Studies and Researches-Politecnico di Milano, ed. by A. Migliacci, P.G. Gambarova, and F. Mola, publ. by Starrylink (Brescia, Italy), 2006, Vol. 26, pp. 163-192. Abstract: This paper deals with … Continue reading

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[J005] Two-scale Analysis of Concrete Fracturing Behavior.

Authors: G. Cusatis and L. Cedolin. Reference: Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2006, 74, pp. 3-17. Abstract: The cohesive crack model is, nowadays, widely used for the analysis of propagating cracks in concrete and other quasi-brittle materials. So far the softening curve, … Continue reading

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