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  1. Besides preventing valuable natural resources from going to waste, using stone waste from stone processing plants in concrete helps reduce environmental pollution and, therefore, offers a convenient route to s...

    Authors: Kourosh Shirani, Mohammad Reisi and Mohammad Safari Savadkoohi
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:48
  2. The tensile strength of concrete has a great impact on the performance of concrete structures, especially for members exposed to high temperatures. The inclusion of steel fibers in concrete is one of the measu...

    Authors: Mehrdad Abdi Moghadam and Ramezan Ali Izadifard
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:47
  3. The effectiveness of seismic retrofitting using three different fibers—carbon fiber (CF), glass fiber (GF), polyethylene terephthalate (PET) fiber—and a fiber combination of aramid fiber (AF) and PET fiber (ca...

    Authors: Donguk Choi, Seongwon Hong, Myung-Kwan Lim, Sang-Su Ha and Sorrasak Vachirapanyakun
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:46
  4. Results of an experimental study aimed to evaluate tensile performance, lap-splice length of carbon fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix system (C-FRCM), and performance of concretes confined by C-FRCM are pr...

    Authors: Donguk Choi, Sorrasak Vachirapanyakun, Munckhtuvshin Ochirbud, Undram Naidangjav, Sangsu Ha and Youngho Kim
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:45
  5. This research aimed to present the improvement of the cementitious material in high-volume fly ash using only one alkali activator. Fly ash was used as a partial replacement for Portland cement type I, varying...

    Authors: Wichian Chalee, Reaksmey Soeurt, Pumipat Pachana and Smith Songpiriyakij
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:44
  6. Engineered cementitious composites (ECC) show the distinguished characteristics of high post-cracking resistance and ductility. High-strength stainless steel wire rope (HSSSWR) has been successfully used for r...

    Authors: Xinling Wang, Guanghua Yang, Wenwen Qian, Ke Li and Juntao Zhu
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:43
  7. Crack distribution and widths were experimentally examined in a series of reinforced concrete (RC) beams. Concretes of different strengths were used, and beams were reinforced with 600 MPa yield strength steel...

    Authors: Xianhua Yao, Junfeng Guan, Lei Zhang, Junyi Xi and Lielie Li
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:42
  8. Many nations are already working toward full implementation of energy efficiency in buildings known as Green Building. In line with this perspective, this paper aims to develop a thermally efficient precast co...

    Authors: Sani Mohammed Bida, Farah Nora Aznieta Abdul Aziz, Mohd Saleh Jaafar, Farzad Hejazi and Nabilah Abu Bakar
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:41
  9. This study investigated the mechanical properties and the effects of the volume fraction for carbon fibers (CF-VF), polypropylene fibers (PPF-VF) and aramid fibers (AF-VF) with a fixed aspect ratio of 650 for ...

    Authors: Hua Huang, Yujie Yuan, Wei Zhang and Liang Zhu
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:39
  10. Low cycle fatigue life of high-strength reinforcing steel bars (ASTM A706 Grade 80), using photogrammetry by RGB methodology is evaluated. Fatigue tests are performed on specimens under constant axial displace...

    Authors: Jorge E. Egger, Fabian R. Rojas and Leonardo M. Massone
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:38
  11. Rubberized concrete is an environmentally friendly building material that mixes rubber particles from old automobile tires into normal concrete in place of fine aggregate. The addition of rubber particles can ...

    Authors: Ling-Yun Feng, Ai-Jiu Chen and Han-Dong Liu
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:37
  12. This paper presents the simulation of the permeation of saturated cement paste based on a novel pore network model. First, a 2D hydration model of cement particles was developed by extending the work of Zheng ...

    Authors: Yong Zhou, Yuxuan Yang, Bigya Gyawali and Weiping Zhang
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:36
  13. To study the hybrid effects of polypropylene fiber and basalt fiber on the fracture toughness of concrete, 13 groups of notched concrete beam specimens with different fiber contents and mass ratios were prepar...

    Authors: Ninghui Liang, Lianxi Ren, Shuo Tian, Xinrong Liu, Zuliang Zhong, Zhiyun Deng and Ru Yan
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:35
  14. This research aimed to create value of construction and demolition waste to be able used as a recycled coarse aggregate (RCA) in durable concrete, based on 7-year field investigation in marine site. Fly ash wa...

    Authors: Wichian Chalee, Tieng Cheewaket and Chai Jaturapitakkul
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:34
  15. Under strong earthquakes, reinforced concrete (RC) walls in high-rise buildings, particularly in wall piers that form part of a coupled or core wall system, may experience coupled axial tension–flexure loading...

    Authors: Xiaowei Cheng and Haoyou Zhang
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:33
  16. To reduce the cost of lightweight concrete (LWC) partition panels and to address recycling concrete waste, this work utilized completely recycled fine aggregate (CRFA) to replace the natural fine aggregate and...

    Authors: Yibo Yang, Baixi Chen, Weizhen Zeng, Yanjun Li, Qiaohui Chen, Wenying Guo, Hengchang Wang and Yingqin Chen
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:32
  17. In the recent two decades, the progressive collapse of reinforced concrete (RC) frame structures attracted unprecedented research interests in the structural engineering community. Experiments are regarded as ...

    Authors: Wei-Jian Yi, Fan Yi and Yun Zhou
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:31
  18. With the increasing installation cases of underground explosive facilities (e.g., ammunition magazines, hydrogen tanks, etc.) in urban areas in recent years, the risk of internal explosions is also increasing....

    Authors: Sangwoo Park, Jangwoon Beak, Kukjoo Kim and Young-Jun Park
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:30
  19. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Asghar Aryanfar, Irem Şanal and Jaime Marian
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:29

    The original article was published in International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:25

  20. Steel fibre (SF) reinforcement has been shown to improve the ductility of high strength concrete (HSC), which is known to be brittle. Research conducted to date on steel fibre reinforced concrete and its effec...

    Authors: Aocheng Zhong, Massoud Sofi, Elisa Lumantarna, Zhiyuan Zhou and Priyan Mendis
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:28
  21. The development of fragility functions that express the probability of collapse of a building as a function of some ground motion intensity measure is an effective tool to assess seismic vulnerability of struc...

    Authors: Jin Zhou, Zhelun Zhang, Tessa Williams and Sashi K. Kunnath
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:27
  22. The headed studs have been widely applied in steel–concrete composite structures as shear connectors. However, the tensile performance of headed studs is also key to the structural performance in many cases su...

    Authors: Liang-Dong Zhuang, Hong-Bing Chen, Yuan Ma and Ran Ding
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:24
  23. Super absorbent polymers (SAP) are the recent promising chemical admixtures with the potential for reducing the shrinkage, cracking, freeze/thaw and increasing the durability of the concrete. These polymers ar...

    Authors: Asghar Aryanfar, Irem Şanal and Jaime Marian
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:25

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:29

  24. Steel-fiber reinforced concrete slabs have good blast and spall resistance. In this study, compression and splitting tensile experiments were carried out to obtain the basic quasi-static mechanical properties ...

    Authors: Dapeng Yang, Bei Zhang and Guojun Liu
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:23
  25. Fabric reinforced cementitious matrix (FRCM) composites, also known as textile reinforced mortars (TRM), an inorganic matrix constituting fibre fabrics and cement-based mortar, are becoming a widely used compo...

    Authors: Fayu Wang, Nicholas Kyriakides, Christis Chrysostomou, Eleftherios Eleftheriou, Renos Votsis and Rogiros Illampas
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:22
  26. The knee beam–column joint is a critical location in a Reinforced Concrete (RC) structure particularly when subjected to earthquake vibrations. The current structural design codes dictate the use of high amoun...

    Authors: S. M. Iqbal S. Zainal, Farzad Hejazi and Raizal S. M. Rashid
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:20

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2022 16:7

  27. This paper presents the findings of an investigation into the influence of green-synthesized nano-TiO2 on the characteristics of wood ash (WA) cement mortar. Mortar specimens were prepared by partial replacement ...

    Authors: Bolanle Deborah Ikotun and Akeem Ayinde Raheem
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:19
  28. Autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) block masonry has been widely used for bearing walls of multi-story buildings or non-bearing walls of high-rise buildings because of its unique advantages, such as lightweight...

    Authors: Tianxiang Pi, Zhongheng Du, Huchen Zhang and Sicheng Wang
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:18
  29. The effect of gamma-ray irradiation on cement mortar properties is investigated in this study in order to understand the mechanism behind the strength and stiffness reduction, which may be significant accordin...

    Authors: Yuliia Khmurovska, Petr Štemberk, Svyatoslav Sikorin, Jiří Němeček, Daria Jóźwiak-Niedźwiedzka, Magdaléna Doleželová, Yuliya Kaladkevich, Eryk Pavalanski and Viktar Fatseyeu
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:17
  30. In this study, the effect of curing temperature on the properties of slag cement concrete after high-temperature exposure was studied, and elevated curing temperature (45 ± 2 °C and 95% relative humidity (RH))...

    Authors: Eskinder Desta Shumuye, Jun Zhao and Zike Wang
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:15
  31. Oil palm shell (OPS) concrete filled steel tube (CFT) columns are acknowledged to be a new type of sustainable composite column. In this type of column, the conventional coarse aggregate was partially replaced...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Hamidian and Payam Shafigh
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:16
  32. The shear span-to-effective depth ratio (a/d) is one of the factors governing the shear behavior of reinforced concrete (RC) beams, with or without shear reinforcement. In high-strength concrete (HSC), cracks may...

    Authors: Olaniyi Arowojolu, Ahmed Ibrahim, Abdullah Almakrab, Nicholas Saras and Richard Nielsen
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:14
  33. Prestressed segmentally constructed balanced cantilever bridges are often subjected to larger deflections than those predicted by calculations, especially for long-term effects. In this paper, the case of modu...

    Authors: Gian Felice Giaccu, Davide Solinas, Bruno Briseghella and Luigi Fenu
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:13
  34. The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of the seismic wave velocity on vertical displacement of a cable-stayed bridge’s deck under asynchronous excitation. The Quincy Bayview Bridge located in Ill...

    Authors: Bashar Hariri and Lan Lin
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:12
  35. This study analytically investigated the behavior of reinforced concrete frames with masonry infills. For the analysis, VecTor2, a nonlinear finite element analysis program that implements the Modified Compres...

    Authors: Seung-Jae Lee, Tae-Sung Eom and Eunjong Yu
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:6
  36. To figure out the change in the reinforcing effect of FRP system used for the retrofit of RC beam when it is exposed to high temperature, it is required to evaluate not only the behavior of the entire beam, bu...

    Authors: Soo-yeon Seo, Jong-wook Lim and Su-hyun Jeong
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:9
  37. Concrete structures undergo internal damage; this usually starts at the atomic level with defects that then grow and form cracks, which can propagate through the material. Here, a method of preparation of poly...

    Authors: Shima Taheri and Simon Martin Clark
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:8
  38. Self-sensing concrete materials, also known as smart concretes, are emerging as a promising technological development for the construction industry, where novel materials with the capability of providing infor...

    Authors: Diego L. Castañeda-Saldarriaga, Joham Alvarez-Montoya, Vladimir Martínez-Tejada and Julián Sierra-Pérez
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:3
  39. In older reinforced concrete (RC) buildings, columns are fragile elements that can induce collapse of entire buildings during earthquakes. An accurate assessment of the seismic vulnerability of RC buildings us...

    Authors: Chang Seok Lee and Sang Whan Han
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:5
  40. Prefabricated construction is becoming increasingly prevalent, however, it is rarely applied in underground constructions, except for tunnel linings, due to the difficulties that arise in jointing various pref...

    Authors: Tingjin Liu, Jiandong Lu, Di Wang and Hongyuan Liu
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:2
  41. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Xudong Chen, Dandan Shi, Nan Shen, Shengtao Li and Saisai Liu
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:10

    The original article was published in International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2019 13:10

  42. The properties of mortars containing waste glass powder (WGP) as a cement substitute for sustainable construction at various high temperatures were investigated. For this purpose, specimens from four mixtures ...

    Authors: Arash Sedaghatdoost, Kiachehr Behfarnia, Hamidreza Moosaei, Mohammad Bayati and Mohammad Sadegh Vaezi
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2021 15:1
  43. The purpose of this study was to investigate the thermal and cyclic behaviors of fire-damaged walls designed with different failure modes, aspect ratios and heated areas. These cyclic behaviors include tempera...

    Authors: Eunmi Ryu, Heesun Kim and Yeongsoo Shin
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2020 14:61
  44. Recently, as a new precast concrete (PC) construction method for increasing economy and constructability, the PC double-beam system has been developed for factories or logistic centers, where construction dura...

    Authors: Jang-Woon Baek, Su-Min Kang, Tae-Ho Kim and Jin-Yong Kim
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2020 14:60

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