Buildings & Structures

Robust Performance Analysis of Coastal Wave Energy Converters

Authors Yingguang Wang, PhD   Abstract In this paper a new transformed linear simulation method for the robust performance analysis of coastal wave energy converters (WECs) is proposed for the first time. The influences of the bottom effects on the performances...

Modelling the Strength of Cashew Nutshell Ash-cement-Based Concrete

Authors Solomon Oyebisi Hilary Owamah Thamer Alomayri Anthony Ede   Abstract This study models the flexural strength of concrete modified with cashew nutshell ash (CNA) using reactivity index concepts. Cashew nutshell was valorised and its ash was used at 5, 10,...

Compressibility and Shear Strength of a Tropical fibrous Peat

Author(s) Z.-S. Li*† W. Rahayu*‡ H. Souli§ B. S. Soepandji‡ J.-M. Fleureau*   Abstract This study examines the compressibility and shear strength of an Indonesian fibrous peat through oedometric and consolidated undrained (CU) triaxial tests. The influence of...

Optimal Design of Reinforced Concrete Materials in Construction

Author(s) Mohammed Rady,D,Sameh Youssef Mahfouz and Salah El-Din, Fahmy Taher   Abstract The structural design process is iterative and involves many design parameters. Thus, this paper presents a controlled framework for selecting the adequate structural floor...

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