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Zhao Q; Zhao XL; Zhang D; Dai JG; Xue X, 2024, 'Degradation of GFRP Bars with Epoxy and Vinyl Ester Matrices in a Marine Concrete Environment: An Experimental Study and Theoretical Modeling', Journal of Composites for Construction, 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/JCCOF2.CCENG-4474

Zhang PF; Iqbal M; Zhang D; Zhao XL; Zhao Q, 2024, 'Bond strength prediction of FRP bars to seawater sea sand concrete based on ensemble learning models', Engineering Structures, 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2023.117382

Zhao Q; Zhao XL; Zhang D; Duan L, 2024, 'Effects of exposure in seawater sea-sand concrete pore solution on fatigue performance of carbon FRP bars', Composites Science and Technology, 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2023.110418

Xiao S; Tong L; Liu B; Zhao XL, 2024, 'Prediction of fatigue lives for steel beams and steel reinforced concrete beams', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2023.108429

Haque MA; Dai J-G; Zhao X-L, 2024, 'Magnesium cements and their carbonation curing: a state-of-the-art review', Low-carbon Materials and Green Construction, 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s44242-023-00033-3

Tong L; Wang J; Xu G; Niu L; Yan Y; Zhao XL, 2023, 'Experimental and numerical study on residual stress distributions in welded H-sections of High-strength steel', Advances in Structural Engineering, 26, pp. 2248 - 2264, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/13694332231161098

Liu J; Zhao XL; Xin H; Zhang Y, 2023, 'Prediction of fatigue crack propagation in center cracked steel plate strengthened with partially covered CFRP strip', Thin-Walled Structures, 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2023.110917

Saleh S; Mahmood AH; Hamed E; Zhao XL, 2023, 'The mechanical, transport and chloride binding characteristics of ultra-high-performance concrete utilising seawater, sea sand and SCMs', Construction and Building Materials, 372, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2023.130815

Tong L; Wang T; Yu Q; Zhao XL; Xu X, 2023, 'Experimental study on fatigue behavior of trapezoidal rib-to-deck welded joints in orthotropic steel decks strengthened with CFRP sheets', Advances in Structural Engineering, 26, pp. 1130 - 1141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/13694332231153968

Chen ZY; Gu XL; Zhao XL; Ghafoori E; Yu QQ, 2023, 'Fatigue Tests on Fe-SMA Strengthened Steel Plates Considering Thermal Effects', Journal of Structural Engineering (United States), 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/JSENDH.STENG-11694

Almutairi AD; Bai Y; Zhao XL; Ferdous W, 2023, 'Full Scale Evaluation of GFRP Confined Softwood after Long-Term Exposure to High Humidity Environment', Forests, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/f14020343

Liu J; Xin H; Zhao XL, 2023, 'Prediction of fatigue crack propagation in center cracked steel plate strengthened with prestressed CFRP strip', Thin-Walled Structures, 183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2022.110416

Cai Z; Qiu C; Bai Y; Bank LC; Zhao XL, 2023, 'Pullout Behavior of Connections Using Self-Drilling Screws for Pultruded Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites in Construction', Journal of Composites for Construction, 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/JCCOF2.CCENG-3949

Tong L; Niu L; Ren Z; Zhao XL, 2023, 'Fatigue performance of transverse welded attachment of high-strength structural steel series', Thin-Walled Structures, 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2022.110188

Saleh S; Li YL; Hamed E; Mahmood AH; Zhao XL, 2023, 'Workability, strength, and shrinkage of ultra-high-performance seawater, sea sand concrete with different OPC replacement ratios', Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials, 12, pp. 271 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21650373.2022.2050831

Saleh S; Mahmood AH; Zhao X-L; Hamed E, 2023, 'Durability assessment of industrial by-product and marine resource-based ultra-high-performance concrete', Materials Today: Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2023.07.270

Farahi M; Heidarpour A; Lignos DG; Zhao XL; Al-Mahaidi RS, 2022, 'Experimental Investigation of the Inelastic Cyclic Behavior of Concrete-Filled Double-Skin Tubular Beam-Columns with Corrugated Inner Skins and Ultrahigh-Strength Corner Tubes', Journal of Structural Engineering (United States), 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0003493

Li YL; Zhao XL, 2022, 'Study on stainless steel blind bolted T-stub to concrete-filled stainless steel tube connections', Engineering Structures, 257, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2022.114107

Farmani MA; Heidarpour A; Zhao XL, 2022, 'Thermal creep of austenitic stainless steel plate material under transient heating conditions', Thin-Walled Structures, 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2021.108660

Afkhami S; Javaheri V; Amraei M; Skriko T; Piili H; Zhao XL; Björk T, 2022, 'Thermomechanical simulation of the heat-affected zones in welded ultra-high strength steels: Microstructure and mechanical properties', Materials and Design, 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2021.110336

Tong LW; Niu LC; Ren ZZ; Zhao XL, 2021, 'Experimental study on fatigue strength of welded joints of high strength steel Q550D', Gongcheng Lixue/Engineering Mechanics, 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.6052/j.issn.1000-4750.2021.05.0364

Dong Z; Wu G; Zhu H; Wei Y; Zhao XL; Shao X, 2021, 'Bond and flexural performance of basalt fiber–reinforced polymer bar–reinforced seawater sea sand glass aggregate concrete beams', Advances in Structural Engineering, 24, pp. 3359 - 3374, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/13694332211026228

Amraei M; Jiao H; Toghyani A; Björk T; Zhao XL, 2021, 'CFRP strengthening of butt-welded ultra-high strength steels under quasi-static tensile loading', Engineering Structures, 246, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2021.113052

Zhao Q; Zhang D; Zhao XL; Sharma S, 2021, 'Modelling damage evolution of carbon fiber-reinforced epoxy polymer composites in seawater sea sand concrete environment', Composites Science and Technology, 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2021.108961

Yu X; Al-Saadi S; Zhao XL; Raman RKS, 2021, 'Electrochemical investigations of steels in seawater sea sand concrete environments', Materials, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma14195713

Li YL; Zhao XL, 2021, 'Experimental study on stainless steel blind bolted T-stub to square hollow section connections', Thin-Walled Structures, 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2021.108259

Zhao J, 2021, 'Experimental study on stainless steel blind bolted T-stub to square hollow section connections', Thin Walled Structures, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2021.108259

Tong L; Niu L; Ren Z; Zhao XL, 2021, 'Experimental investigation on fatigue behavior of butt-welded high-strength steel plates', Thin-Walled Structures, 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2021.107956

Tong L; Niu L; Ren Z; Zhao XL, 2021, 'Experimental research on fatigue performance of high-strength structural steel series', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2021.106743

Dong Z; Sun Y; Wu G; Zhu H; Zhao XL; Wei Y; Zhang P, 2021, 'Flexural behavior of seawater sea-sand concrete beams reinforced with BFRP bars/grids and BFRP-wrapped steel tubes', Composite Structures, 268, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2021.113956

Tong L; Xu G; Zhao XL; Yan Y, 2021, 'Fatigue tests and design of CFRP-strengthened CHS gap K-joints', Thin-Walled Structures, 163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2021.107694

Farmani MA; Heidarpour A; Zhao XL, 2021, 'A distinctive approach to testing and modeling thermal creep in ultra-high strength steel', International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 198, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2021.106362

Borrie D; Al‐saadi S; Zhao XL; Singh Raman RK; Bai Y, 2021, 'Bonded cfrp/steel systems, remedies of bond degradation and behaviour of CFRP repaired steel: An overview', Polymers, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/polym13091533

Bazli M; Zhao XL; Jafari A; Ashrafi H; Raman RS; Bai Y; Khezrzadeh H, 2021, 'Durability of glass-fibre-reinforced polymer composites under seawater and sea-sand concrete coupled with harsh outdoor environments', Advances in Structural Engineering, 24, pp. 1090 - 1109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1369433220947897

Li YL; Zhao XL; Raman RS, 2021, 'Durability of seawater and sea sand concrete and seawater and sea sand concrete–filled fibre-reinforced polymer/stainless steel tubular stub columns', Advances in Structural Engineering, 24, pp. 1074 - 1089, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1369433220944509

Tafsirojjaman T; Fawzia S; Thambiratnam DP; Zhao XL, 2021, 'FRP strengthened SHS beam-column connection under monotonic and large-deformation cyclic loading', Thin-Walled Structures, 161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2021.107518

Yu X; Al‐saadi S; Kohli I; Zhao XL; Singh Raman RK, 2021, 'Austenitic stainless‐steel reinforcement for seawater sea sand concrete: Investigation of stress corrosion cracking', Metals, 11, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/met11030500

Borrie D; Al-Saadi S; Zhao XL; Singh Raman RK; Bai Y, 2021, 'Effects of CNT modified adhesives and silane chemical pre-treatment on CFRP/steel bond behaviour and durability', Construction and Building Materials, 273, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.121803

Al-Mosawe A; Al-Mahaidi R; Alwash D; Zhao XL, 2021, 'Finite element simulation of unbonded retrofitting system for a steel bridge in Australia', Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 22, pp. 29 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13287982.2021.1872992

Najafabadi EP; Heidarpour A; Raina S; Arashpour M; Zhao X, 2021, 'Effects of galvanization on the mechanical properties of high and ultra‐high strength steel tubes', ce/papers, 4, pp. 1606 - 1611, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cepa.1462

Farmani MA; Du X; Heidarpour A; Zhao X, 2021, 'Fire Testing of Grade 304 Stainless Steel Plate Material Under Transient‐state Conditions', ce/papers, 4, pp. 1371 - 1376, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cepa.1434

Bazli M; Zhao XL; Singh Raman RK; Bai Y; Al-Saadi S, 2020, 'Bond performance between FRP tubes and seawater sea sand concrete after exposure to seawater condition', Construction and Building Materials, 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.120342

Dong Z; Wu G; Zhu H; Zhao XL; Wei Y; Qian H, 2020, 'Flexural behavior of seawater sea-sand coral concrete–UHPC composite beams reinforced with BFRP bars', Construction and Building Materials, 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.120279

Bazli M; Li YL; Zhao XL; Raman RKS; Bai Y; Al-Saadi S; Haque A, 2020, 'Durability of seawater and sea sand concrete filled filament wound FRP tubes under seawater environments', Composites Part B: Engineering, 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2020.108409

Amraei M; Afkhami S; Javaheri V; Larkiola J; Skriko T; Björk T; Zhao XL, 2020, 'Mechanical properties and microstructural evaluation of the heat-affected zone in ultra-high strength steels', Thin-Walled Structures, 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2020.107072

Tafsirojjaman T; Fawzia S; Thambiratnam DP; Zhao XL, 2020, 'Study on the cyclic bending behaviour of CFRP strengthened full-scale CHS members', Structures, 28, pp. 741 - 756, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2020.09.015

Bazli M; Zhao XL; Jafari A; Ashrafi H; Bai Y; Singh Raman RK; Khezrzadeh H, 2020, 'Mechanical properties of pultruded GFRP profiles under seawater sea sand concrete environment coupled with UV radiation and moisture', Construction and Building Materials, 258, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.120369

Li W; Cheng YF; Wang D; Han LH; Zhao XL, 2020, 'Behaviour of high-strength CFDST chord to CHS brace T-joint: Experiment', Engineering Structures, 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.110780

Ma DY; Han LH; Zhao XL; Yang WB, 2020, 'Seismic performance of the concrete-encased CFST column to RC beam joints: Analytical study', Steel and Composite Structures, 36, pp. 533 - 551, http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/scs.2020.36.5.533

Ding C; Bai Y; Qiu C; Wan C; Zhao XL, 2020, 'Steel bolted flanged connections in tension: Effects of stiffener configurations', Thin-Walled Structures, 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2020.106824


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