Select Publications

Books

Warner R; Foster SJ; Gravina R; Faulkes K, 2017, Prestressed Concrete, 4th, Pearson, Australia

Warner R; Faulkes K; Foster SJ, 2013, Prestressed Concrete, 3rd ed., Pearson, Australia

Foster SJ; Kilpatrick AE; Warner RF, 2010, Reinforced Concrete Basics, 2, Pearson, Australia, http://www.pearson.com.au/Catalogue/TitleDetails.aspx?isbn=9781442538450

Voo YL; Foster SJ, 2009, Reactive Powder Concrete: Analysis and Design of RPC Girders, 1st, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany

Maekawa K; Vecchio F; Foster SJ, (eds.), 2008, Practitioners` guide to finite element modelling of reinforced concrete structures, International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib), Switzerland

Book Chapters

Chilwesa M; Akbarnezhad A; Gharehchaei M; Castel A; Lloyd R; Foster S, 2020, 'Using the Double Ring Test to Assess the Effect of Type of Aggregate Used on Thermal Cracking Potential of Concrete', in Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, pp. 337 - 347, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7603-0_34

Ng TS; Voo YL; Foster SJ, 2012, 'Sustainability with Ultra-High Performance and Geopolymer Concrete Construction', in Fardis MN (ed.), Innovative Materials and Techniques in Concrete Construction, edn. Original, Springer, Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York, pp. 81 - 100, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-1997-2

Foster SJ, 2010, 'Design of FRC beams for shear using the VEM and the draft Model Code approach', in Minelli F; Plizzari G (ed.), Shearand punching shear in RC and FRC elements, edn. Original, International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib), Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 195 - 210

Foster SJ, 2008, 'Chapter 2 - Design using linear stress analysis', in Practitioners` guide to finite element modelling of reinforced concrete structures, edn. Original, International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib), Switzerland, pp. 33 - 81

Foster SJ, 2008, 'Chapter 6 - Advanced modelling and analysis concepts', in Practitioners` guide to finite element modelling of reinforced concrete structures, edn. Original, International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib), Switzerland, pp. 195 - 227

Foster SJ; Voo YL; Chong KT, 2006, 'FE Analysis of steel fiber reinforced concrete beams failing in shear: variable engagement model', in Lowes L; Filippou F (ed.), Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures, edn. First, American Concrete Institute, Michigan US, pp. 55 - 70

Voo YL; Foster SJ; Gilbert RI; Gowripalan N, 2003, 'Design of disturbed regions in reactive powder concrete bridge girders', in Azizinamini A (ed.), High Performance Materials in Bridges, American Society of Civil Engineers, Virginia, USA, pp. 117 - 127

Foster SJ, 2003, 'Design of HSC columns with steel fibres', in Azizinamini A (ed.), High Performance Materials in Bridges, American Society of Civil Engineers, Virginia, USA, pp. 128 - 138

Voo J; Foster SJ; Gilbert RI; Gowripalan N, 2001, 'Design of Disturbed Regions in Reactive Powder Concrete Bridge Girders', in High Performance Materials in Bridges, pp. 117 - 127

Foster SJ, 2001, 'Design of HSC Columns with Steel Fibres', in High Performance Materials in Bridges, pp. 128 - 138

Hidayat F; Foster SJ, 1997, 'The behaviour of high strength concrete panels subjected to concentrated loading', in UNICIV Report R-364, edn. Original, School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UNSW, The University of New South Wales, pp. 1 - 64

Journal articles

Fu J; Jones AM; Bligh MW; Holt C; Keyte LM; Moghaddam F; Foster SJ; Waite TD, 2020, 'Mechanisms of enhancement in early hydration by sodium sulfate in a slag-cement blend – Insights from pore solution chemistry', Cement and Concrete Research, vol. 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2020.106110

Mahmood AH; Foster SJ; Castel A, 2020, 'Development of high-density geopolymer concrete with steel furnace slag aggregate for coastal protection structures', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.118681

Miletić M; Kumar LM; Arns JY; Agarwal A; Foster SJ; Arns C; Perić D, 2020, 'Gradient-based fibre detection method on 3D micro-CT tomographic image for defining fibre orientation bias in ultra-high-performance concrete', Cement and Concrete Research, vol. 129, pp. 105962 - 105962, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2019.105962

Bentz EC; Foster SJ, 2019, 'On shear in members without stirrups and the application of energy-based methods in light of 30 years of test observations', Structural Concrete, vol. 20, pp. 1481 - 1489, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/suco.201900224

Miller HD; Akbarnezhad A; Mesgari S; Foster SJ, 2019, 'Performance of oxygen/argon plasma-treated steel fibres in cement mortar', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 97, pp. 24 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2018.12.015

Foster SJ; Parvez A, 2019, 'Assessment of model error for reinforced concrete beams with steel fibers in bending', Structural Concrete, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/suco.201800090

Mahmood SMF; Agarwal A; Foster SJ; Valipour H, 2018, 'Flexural performance of steel fibre reinforced concrete beams designed for moment redistribution', Engineering Structures, vol. 177, pp. 695 - 706, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.10.007

Chaei MG; Akbarnezhad A; Castel A; Lloyd R; Keyte L; Foster S, 2018, 'Precision of cement hydration heat models in capturing the effects of SCMs and retarders', Magazine of Concrete Research, vol. 70, pp. 1217 - 1231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jmacr.17.00228

Barros JAO; Foster SJ, 2018, 'An integrated approach for predicting the shear capacity of fibre reinforced concrete beams', Engineering Structures, vol. 174, pp. 346 - 357, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.07.071

Hartanto D; Hamed E; Agarwal A; Foster SJ, 2018, 'Behaviour of steel-CFRP lap joints under hygrothermal cycles and sustained loadings', Composite Structures, vol. 203, pp. 740 - 749, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2018.07.032

Hardy N; Foster S; Cox R; Pour Goudarzi HV; Amin A, 2018, 'Investigation into the use of macro synthetic fibre reinforced concrete for breakwater armour units', Coastal Engineering, vol. 140, pp. 60 - 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2018.06.004

Foster SJ; Agarwal A; Amin A, 2018, 'Design of steel fiber reinforced concrete beams for shear using inverse analysis for determination of residual tensile strength', Structural Concrete, vol. 19, pp. 129 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/suco.201700100

Huang Y; Hamed E; Chang ZT; Foster SJ, 2018, 'Time-dependent buckling testing of eccentrically loaded slender high-strength concrete panels', ACI Structural Journal, vol. 115, pp. 41 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.14359/51700913

Gharib M; Khezri M; Foster SJ; Castel A, 2017, 'Application of the meshless generalised RKPM to the transient advection-diffusion-reaction equation', Computers and Structures, vol. 193, pp. 172 - 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2017.08.007

Khorsandnia N; Valipour H; Foster S; Amin A, 2017, 'Experimental study of progressive collapse resistance of reinforced concrete framed structures', ACI Structural Journal, vol. 114, pp. 1385 - 1396, http://dx.doi.org/10.14359/51689496

Amin A; Foster SJ; Gilbert RI; Kaufmann W, 2017, 'Material characterisation of macro synthetic fibre reinforced concrete', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 84, pp. 124 - 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2017.08.018

Gharib M; Khezri M; Foster SJ, 2017, 'Meshless and analytical solutions to the time-dependent advection-diffusion-reaction equation with variable coefficients and boundary conditions', Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol. 49, pp. 220 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apm.2017.04.033

Parvez A; Foster SJ, 2017, 'Fatigue of steel-fibre-reinforced concrete prestressed railway sleepers', Engineering Structures, vol. 141, pp. 241 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.03.025

Moradi M; Valipour H; Foster S, 2017, 'Fatigue behaviour of transversely restrained precast steel fibre reinforced concrete slabs in a deconstructable composite deck', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 132, pp. 516 - 528, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.12.029

de Burgh JM; Foster SJ, 2017, 'Influence of temperature on water vapour sorption isotherms and kinetics of hardened cement paste and concrete', Cement and Concrete Research, vol. 92, pp. 37 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2016.11.006

Gharehchaei M; Akbar Nezhad A; Castel A; Lloyd R; Keyte L; Foster S, 2017, 'Precision of cement hydration heat models in capturing the effects of SCMs and retarders, Magazine of Concrete Research', Magazine of Concrete Research, vol. accepted for publication, in press

Miller H; Mesgari S; Akbarnezhad A; Foster SJ, 2017, 'Safety Risks Associated with Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Concrete', ACI Materials Journal, vol. 114, pp. 897 - 909, http://dx.doi.org/10.14359/51700892

Stewart MG; Foster S; Ahammed M; Sirivivatnanon V, 2016, 'Calibration of Australian Standard AS3600 concrete structures part II: reliability indices and changes to capacity reduction factors', Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, vol. 17, pp. 254 - 266, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13287982.2016.1246215

Foster SJ; Stewart MG; Loo M; Ahammed M; Sirivivatnanon V, 2016, 'Calibration of Australian Standard AS3600 Concrete Structures: part I statistical analysis of material properties and model error', Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, vol. 17, pp. 242 - 253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13287982.2016.1246793

Khan MSH; Castel A; Akbarnezhad A; Foster SJ; Smith M, 2016, 'Utilisation of steel furnace slag coarse aggregate in a low calcium fly ash geopolymer concrete', Cement and Concrete Research, vol. 89, pp. 220 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2016.09.001

Moradi M; Valipour H; Foster S, 2016, 'Behaviour of precast concrete deck slabs with transverse confining systems', Magazine of Concrete Research, vol. 68, pp. 863 - 876, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jmacr.15.00277

Noushini A; Aslani F; Castel A; Gilbert R; Uy B; Foster S, 2016, 'Compressive stress-strain model for low-calcium fly ash-based geopolymer and heat-cured Portland cement concrete', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 73, pp. 136 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2016.07.004

Castel A; Foster SJ; Ng T; Sanjayan JG; Gilbert RI, 2016, 'Creep and drying shrinkage of a blended slag and low calcium fly ash geopolymer Concrete', Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions, vol. 49, pp. 1619 - 1628, http://dx.doi.org/10.1617/s11527-015-0599-1

Amin A; Foster SJ, 2016, 'Shear strength of steel fibre reinforced concrete beams with stirrups', Engineering Structures, vol. 111, pp. 323 - 332, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2015.12.026

Valipour H; Vessali N; Foster S, 2016, 'Fibre-reinforced concrete beam assemblages subject to column loss', Magazine of Concrete Research, vol. 68, pp. 305 - 317, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/macr.15.00095

Sanchayan S; Foster SJ, 2016, 'High temperature behaviour of hybrid steel–PVA fibre reinforced reactive powder concrete', Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions, vol. 49, pp. 769 - 782, http://dx.doi.org/10.1617/s11527-015-0537-2

Amin A; Foster SJ, 2016, 'Predicting the flexural response of steel fibre reinforced concrete prisms using a sectional model', Cement and Concrete Composites, vol. 67, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2015.12.007

De Burgh JM; Foster SJ; Valipour HR, 2016, 'Prediction of water vapour sorption isotherms and microstructure of hardened Portland cement pastes', Cement and Concrete Research, vol. 81, pp. 134 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2015.11.009

Valipour HR; Vessali N; Foster S, 2016, 'Collapse analysis of reinforced concrete frames including bar fracture', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol. 19, pp. 203 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1369433215624324


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