Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Composite and Reinforced Concrete Beams presents advanced methods and techniques for the analysis of composite and FRP reinforced concrete beams. The title introduces detailed numerical modeling methods and the modeling of the structural behavior of composite beams, including critical interfacial bond-slip behavior. It covers a new family of composite beam elements developed by the authors. Other sections cover nonlinear finite element analysis procedures and the numerical modeling techniques used in commercial finite element software that will be of particular interest to engineers and researchers executing numerical simulations.
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1. Introduction 2. Finite Element Analysis of Beams 3. Finite Element Analysis of Composite Beams 4. Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Beams 5. Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Beams with Bond-slip 6. Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Beams at Elevated Temperatures 7. Finite Element Analysis of FRP-strengthened Reinforced Concrete Beams under Static and Cyclic Loads
Appendix A. List of Notations B. Gaussian Integration C. Temperature-Dependent Material Properties of Concrete D. Temperature-Dependent Material Properties of Steel E. Temperature-Dependent Material Properties of FRP F. Finite Element Code for Composite Beam Element: Linear Analysis G. Finite Element Code for Composite Beam Element: Nonlinear Analysis H. Finite Element Code for Composite Beam Element: Nonlinear Analysis with Bond-slip I. Finite Element Code for Composite Beam Element: Nonlinear Analysis with Temperature Effect J. User Subroutine for Concrete under Cyclic Load K. User Subroutine for Steel under Cyclic Load L. User Subroutine for FRP under Cyclic Load
Dr Xiaoshan Lin is a Lecturer in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering discipline in the School of Engineering at RMIT University in Australia. Dr Lin received her PhD degree in Civil Engineering from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in 2012. Before joining RMIT in 2016, she had been working as a Postdoctoral Researcher at UNSW Canberra, University of Liverpool in the UK and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Dr Lin's fields of expertise include finite element development for accurate and efficient numerical simulation, high performance reinforced concrete and composite materials, and structural analysis under extreme conditions. As an early-career researcher, Dr Lin has published her research works in more than 40 highly reputed international journals and conferences.
Yixia (Sarah) Zhang Western Sydney University Research Theme Champion on Environment and Sustainability and the university-wide Discipline Leader for Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Y.X. Zhang is the Western Sydney University Research Theme Champion on Environment and Sustainability and the university-wide Discipline Leader for Civil and Environmental Engineering. She joined Western Sydney University in January 2019 and before that she worked at the University of New South Wales for 15 years staying 11 years in UNSW, and at Canberra since 2007 as a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and then Associate Professor. She received her PhD in Structural Engineering from the University of Hong Kong in 2001.
She has strong interest in the Environment and Sustainability and has expertise on advanced composite materials including construction and building materials in Civil Engineering and composites in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering. She has been working on novel and green cement, green cementitious composites by using industrial wastes and high-performance fibre-reinforced cementitious composite aiming to achieve durable, resilient and sustainable infrastructures. She has strong expertise on numerical modelling and analysis. Since 1998, she has published over 230 peer-reviewed research papers including more than 90 research papers in top international journals in her research areas. She will be chair of the Australasian Conference on Computation Mechanics in 2021.
Prabin Pathak Postgraduate, School of Engineering and Information Technology, University of New South Wales, Australia.
Prabin Pathak is currently working in WSP Australia as an engineer. He graduated with a Master degree in Civil Engineering from the University of New South Wales in Australia. Mr. Pathak's research interest lies in the structural analysis of high rise concrete structures, steel structures and the use of composite materials in commercial structures. He has also published high quality peer-reviewed journal articles on the finite element analysis of concrete and composite structures under different loading conditions.