Recent Submissions

  • Numerical analysis of cooling potential and indoor thermal comfort with a novel hybrid radiant cooling system in hot and humid climates 

    Liu, Jiying; Kim, Moon Keun; Srebric, Jelena (Indoor and Built Environment;Volume 31, Issue 4, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-08-27)
    The study investigates a hybrid radiant cooling system’s potential to achieve thermal comfort. The hybrid radiant cooling (HRC) system combines the best features of a typical all-air and conventional chilled radiant cooling ...
  • Toward identifying the ASR-induced stresses from displacement measurements and crack observations—Demonstration on a beam bridge in Norway 

    Kongshaug, Simen Sørgaard; Markeset, Gro; Kanstad, Terje; Hendriks, Max (Engineering structures;Volume 263, 15 July 2022, 114337, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-05-24)
    Alkali–silica reaction (ASR) in concrete causes expansion and degradation of the material, which might give adverse structural consequences. From the structural engineer point view, the greatest concern is if ASR leads to ...
  • Effect of wave-current interaction on a long fjord-crossing floating pontoon bridge 

    Dai, Jian; Abrahamsen, Bjørn Christian; Hansen Viuff, Thomas; Leira, Bernt Johan (Engineering structures;Volume 266, 1 September 2022, 114549, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-06-20)
    Fjord-crossing floating bridges are sophisticated structures subjected to complex environmental loadings including combined action of wave and current. However, the effect of wave-current action is often neglected in a ...
  • Effects of spatial variability and correlation in stochastic discontinuum analysis of unreinforced masonry walls 

    Gonen, Semih; Pulatsu, Bora; Erdogmus, Ece; Lourenco, Paulo B.; Soyoz, Serdar (Construction and Building Materials;Volume 337, 27 June 2022, 127511, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-04-27)
    This study investigates the influence of the uncertainty in material properties on the in-plane lateral behavior and capacity of stone masonry walls via a stochastic discontinuum analysis framework. The framework is ...
  • Geolocation estimation of target vehicles using image processing and geometric computation 

    Namazi, Elnaz; Mester, Rudolf; Lu, Chaoru; Li, Jingyue (Neurocomputing;Volume 499, 14 August 2022, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-05-16)
    Estimating vehicles’ locations is one of the key components in intelligent traffic management systems (ITMSs) for increasing traffic scene awareness. Traditionally, stationary sensors have been employed in this regard. The ...
  • Experimental Investigation on Thermal Comfort of COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Sampling Staff in Hot and Humid Environment: A Pilot Study of University Students 

    Zhao, Yingying; Liu, Jiying; Kim, Moon Keun; Zhou, Shiyu; Du, Yanqiu (Applied Sciences;Volume 11 / Issue 23, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-12-04)
    The current situation of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) prevention and control coupled with the need to work in high-temperature harsh environments makes it necessary to ensure the health and efficiency of medical ...
  • 3D simulation models for developing digital twins of heritage structures: challenges and strategies 

    Shabani, Amirhosein; Skamantzari, Margarita; Tapinaki, Sevasti; Georgopoulos, Andreas; Plevris, Vagelis; Kioumarsi, Mahdi (Procedia Structural Integrity;Volume 37, 2022, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-02-22)
    Structural vulnerability assessment of heritage structures is a pivotal part of a risk mitigation strategy for preserving these valuable assets for the nations. For this purpose, developing digital twins has gained much ...
  • Dataset regarding the mechanical properties of roads unbound treated with synthetic fluid based on isoalkane and tall oil 

    Barbieri, Diego Maria; Lou, Baowen; Dyke, Robert Jason; Chen, Hao; Wang, Fusong; Connor, Billy; Hoff, Inge (Data in Brief;Volume 40, February 2022, 107758, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-12-27)
    The dataset revolves around the laboratory testing of an innovative additive technology for possible stabilization of unbound courses in road pavements. The product is a synthetic fluid based on isoalkane and tall oil ...
  • Mechanical properties of roads unbound treated with synthetic fluid based on isoalkane and tall oil 

    Barbieri, Diego Maria; Lou, Baowen; Dyke, Robert Jason; Chen, Hao; Wang, Fusong; Connor, Billy; Hoff, Inge (Transportation Geotechnics;Volume 32, January 2022, 100701, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-12-17)
    The unbound layers are an essential component of both highly trafficked and low-volume roads as their me- chanical properties are of major importance when it comes to ensuring a well-performing pavement. However, as the ...
  • Model Updating of a Masonry Tower based on Operational Modal Analysis: The Role of Soil-structure Interaction 

    Shabani, Amirhosein; Feyzabadi, Mohyeddin; Kioumarsi, Mahdi (Case Studies in Construction Materials;Volume 16, June 2022, e00957, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-02-18)
    Vibration-based finite element model (FEM) updating of cultural heritage assets is gaining so much attraction these days since destructive tests are usually not allowed to be performed. In this study, a framework for ...
  • Exploration of the characteristics and trends of electric vehicle crashes: a case study in Norway 

    Liu, Chenhui; Zhao, Li; Lu, Chaoru (European Transport Research Review;14, Article number: 6 (2022), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-03-14)
    With the rapid growth of electric vehicles (EVs) in the past decade, many new traffic safety challenges are also emerging. With the crash data of Norway from 2011 to 2018, this study gives an overview of the status quo of ...
  • The impact of wind upon the pulse technique measured airtightness of a detached dwelling 

    Hsu, Yun-Sheng; Zheng, Xiaofeng; Kraniotis, Dimitrios; Gillott, Mark; Lee, Shin-Ku; Wood, Christopher J. (Building and Environment;Volume 215, 1 May 2022, 108955, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-03-14)
    The novel Pulse technique measures the building airtightness in a dynamic approach, involving a lowpressure pressurisation process, typically in 1-10Pa. It is known that the wind effect is one of the main sources of ...
  • Comparative Modelling Analysis of Air Pollutants, PM2.5 and Energy Efficiency Using Three Ventilation Strategies in a High-Rise Building: A Case Study in Suzhou, China 

    Fu, Nuodi; Kim, Moon Keun; Chen, Bing; Sharples, Stephen (Sustainability;Volume 13 / Issue 15, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-07-28)
    This study investigated the ventilation efficiency and energy performance of three ventilation strategies—an all-air system (AAS), a radiant panel system with a displacement ventilation system (DPS), and a radiant panel ...
  • Regionalization of a national integrated energy system: A case study of the northern Netherlands 

    Sahoo, Somadutta; van Stralen, Joost; Zuidema, Christian; Sijm, Jos; Yamu, Claudia; Faaij, Andre PC (Applied Energy;Volume 306, Part B, 15 January 2022, 118035, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11-05)
    Integrated energy system modeling tools predominantly focus on the (inter)national or local scales. The intermediate level is important from the perspective of regional policy making, particularly for identifying the ...
  • Design of Reinforced Concrete Isolated Footings Under Axial Loading with Artificial Neural Networks 

    Ramirez, German Solorzano; Plevris, Vagelis (EUROGEN;Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods For Design, Optimization and Control, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object, 2021)
    In engineering practice, the design of structural elements is a repetitive task that has proven to be difficult to fully automate. This is mainly because of the complex relations of the design variables and the multiple ...
  • Prediction of the Eigenperiods of MDOF Shear Buildings Using Neural Networks 

    Plevris, Vagelis; Ramirez, German Solorzano (International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering;8th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object; Journal article, 2021)
    The study of multi-degree of freedom (MDOF) systems is essential to evaluate and understand the seismic response of buildings. Through a MDOF idealization, the dynamic properties of the building such as its natural frequencies ...
  • Stange Overpass: Finite Element Model Updating of an Unconventional Railway Bridge 

    Demirlioglu, Kültigin; Lau, Albert; Martinelli, Enzo; Aziz, Kameran; Willoughby, Ian; Arsenovic, Tomislav; Hylmo, Endre (Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering;156, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object; Journal article, 2021-08-25)
    Stange Overpass is a three-span railway reinforced concrete bridge on the Dovre line that connects the cities of Oslo and Trondheim in Norway. It was built in 2002 and has been extended by 1,5 meters in each direction in ...
  • Numerical analysis of the performance of green façades 

    Poupart, Frédéric; Sundsdal, Oda Martine; Christiansen, Marianne; Melhus, Ole; Chaudhuri, Arnab (Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings;No. 176, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object; Journal article, 2021)
    This study reports a numerical analysis of the performance of green façades in different geographical locations and seasonal conditions. A mathematical model from a previous study is implemented and combined with the ...
  • Improving Vehicle Localization with Two Low-Cost GPS Receivers 

    Namazi, Elnaz; Mester, Rudolf; Lu, Chaoru; Log, Markus Metallinos; Li, Jingyue (Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems;393, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object; Journal article, 2021-01-01)
    A primary concern of Intelligent Traffic Management Systems (ITMSs) is to collect the required traffic data. Vehicle position is one of the most important data types to manage traffic effectively. In this regard, Global ...
  • VOC contributions from building materials, furniture, and user equipment in low emitting and modular classrooms 

    Yang, Aileen; Holøs, Sverre Bjørn; Hak, Claudia; Vogt, Matthias; Schmidbauer, Norbert; Fjellheim, Øystein (SINTEF Proceedings;9, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object; Journal article, 2021)
    This study aimed to assess whether building materials, furniture, and user equipment are sources of pollution that would influence the need for ventilation. Between 2017-2020, measurements were taken in four regular ...

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