Programme

09:00

Registration & Networking


09:45

Welcome & Introduction

Samir Dirar - University of Birmingham


10:00

Keynote: Museum of the Future

Amer Affan - Affan Innovative Structures


10:30

Effect of Existing Steel-to-embedded FRP Shear Reinforcement Ratio on the Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete T-beams

Kagan Sogut - University of Birmingham


10:50

Efficient Shear Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete (RC) Beams using Prestressed Deep Embedded (DE) FRP Bars

Hiran Yapa - The University of Peradeniya


11:10

Flexural Tests on Full Scale Cast Iron Girders Reinforced with CFRP

Stuart Moy - University of Southampton


11:30

Refreshment Break & Networking


12:00

Tyre Load Fatigue of Cellular FRP Bridge Decks

Matthew Poulton - University College London


12:20

Degradation Behaviour of GFRP Bars in Highly Alkaline Water-saturated Concrete Under Sustained Load

Nora Susanne Bies - Technische Universität Kaiserslautern


12:40

Novel Approach for Lifetime Prediction of Composite Materials in Structural Application Under Static Loads

Gerald Pilz - The University of Leoben


13:00

Lunch & Networking


14:00

Effect of Shear on the Flexure of Pultruded GFRP tubes

Geoffrey Turvey - Lancaster University


14:20

Application of Fibre Bragg Optical Sensors for the Monitoring of Filament Wound Composite Canisters

Su Taylor - Queen’s University Belfast


14:40

Pin Bearing Failure in GFRP – Towards Progressive Damage Analysis of Complex Joints using Continuum Shell FE Modelling

Marko Pavolovic - Delft University of Technology


15:00

Pultruded Profiles Section Resistance Under Axial Compression

Aimar Insausti - University of the Basque Country


15:20

Refreshment Break & Networking


15:50

Flexural Behaviour of Continuous Hybrid Reinforced Concrete T-Beams

Hanady Almahmood - University of Bradford


16:10

2D Finite Element Analysis of GFRP Reinforced Continuous Concrete Deep Beams with Bond Modelling

Othman Hameed Zinkaah - University of Bradford


16:30

Theoretical Study on the Relationship Between the Ultimate Strength of Confined Concrete and Fibre Orientation

EZGI KAYA


16:50

Close of Day 1


09:00

Registration & Networking


09:30

Keynote: The Use Of Geopolymer Concrete and GFRP Materials For An Innovaitve Wharf Structure

Stuart Campbell - WAGNERS and Michael Kemp - WAGNERS


10:10

Axial-bending Interaction of High Deformability FRP-confined Circular Concrete Members

Dan Bompa - Imperial College London


10:30

Size Effect in GFRP Reinforced Continuous Concrete Deep Beams

Othman Hameed Zinkaah - University of Bradford


10:50

Moment-Curvature Behaviour of Hybrid Reinforced Concrete T-Beams

Hanady Almahmood - University of Bradford


11:10

Flexural Behavior of Hybrid FRP/steel Reinforced Geopolymer Concrete T-section Simply Supported Beams

Mohamad Hasan - University of Bradford


11:30

Refreshment Break & Networking


12:00

Direct Service Temperature Exposure Effect on Bond Behavior between NSM Composites and Concrete Masonry Units

Al‐Jaberi - Missouri University of Science and Technology


12:20

Fire Behaviour of a Timber Composite with GFRP Reinforcement Compared to Unreinforced Laminated Timber

Laura Schmidt - The University of Queensland


12:40

Long-term Ceep of Adhesively Bonding FRP Strengthened Steel Structures at Elevated Temperatures

Songbo Wang - The University of Edinburgh


13:00

Lunch & Networking


14:00

Bond Behavior of Multi-Layer SRG Strengthening Systems to Concrete

Sultan Alotaibi - University of Sheffield


14:20

The Evaluation of Bond-Slip Behavior of GFRP Bars in Conventional and Sustainable Concrete

Al‐Khafaji - Missouri University of Science and Technology


14:40

Application of an Analytical Model to Estimate the Contribution of FRP Anchors on FRP-to-concrete Anchored Joints

Paula Llauradó - The Technical University of Madrid


15:00

Effect of Coarse Aggregates on FRP Strain Distribution in a FRP-to-concrete Bonded Joint

Yaqi Li - Queen’s University Belfast


15:20

Numerical Studies on the Behavior of a Novel Mechanical Anchor for Basalt Fibre Reinforced Polymer Bar

PRASHANT MOTWANI - Queens University of Belfast


15:40

Refreshment Break & Networking


16:10

ECR Poster Presentations


16:40

Close of Day 2


19:00

Conference Dinner & Drinks Reception, Announcement of Poster Competition Winner


09:00

Registration & Networking


09:30

Keynote: Thermoplastic CFRP-Rebar for Economic Straight and Bent Reinforcement

Jonas Schmitz - SGL Carbon


10:10

Influence of Geometrical Imperfections on Local Buckling of GFRP Plates in Civil Engineering

Marko Pavolovic - Delft University of Technology


10:30

Dynamic Study of Laminated Composite Plate

Meryem Hamadi - The University of Biskra


10:50

A Modelling Study on Mechanical Behaviour of Synthetic Foam Sandwiches with Multi-layered Cores using Extended Cohesive Damage Model

Surya Ghimire - University of Portsmouth


11:10

Numerical Analysis of Engineering Structures by Advanced Finite Elements

Djamal Hamadi - University of Biskra


11:30

Refreshment Break & Networking


12:00

Strengthening Torsion Critical Reinforced Concrete Beam by Externally Bonded Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer: Experimental and Nonlinear Finite Element Investigation

Mohammed Sirage Ibrahim - The Addis Ababa University


12:20

Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened in Shear with Embedded Steel Bars

Baisali Dutta - University of Birmingham


12:40

Numerical and Analytical Modelling of RC beam-column Joints Shear-strengthened with Embedded CFRP Bars

Ridwan Rahman - The University of Birmingham


13:00

Lunch & Networking


14:00

Close of Advanced Composites in Construction 2019