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Khalajestani M; Parvez A; Foster S; McGregor G, 2019, 'Parametric Finite Element Analysis of High-Strength Concrete Columns with High-Strength Reinforcement', in Barros H; Ferreira C; Adam JM; Delatte N (eds.), 3rd International Conference on Recent Advances in Nonlinear Design, Resilience and Rehabilitation of Structures, CoRASS 2019, Coimbra, Portugal, presented at 3rd International Conference on Recent Advances in Nonlinear Design, Resilience and Rehabilitation of Structures, CoRASS 2019, Coimbra, Portugal, 16 October 2019 - 18 October 2019

Chilwesa M; AKBARNEZHAD ALI; Castel A; MOGHADDAM F; KEYTE L; HOCKING D; Foster S, 2019, 'Numerical Simulation of Risk Mitigation Methods for Early Age Thermal Cracking of Concrete', in Concrete 2019, Concrete Institute of Australia, Sydney, Australia, presented at Concrete 2019, Sydney, Australia, 08 September 2019 - 11 September 2019

GHAREHCHAEI M; AKBARNEZHAD A; CHINIFOROUSH A; Castel A; MOGHADDAM F; KEYTE L; DINGLE L; Foster S, 2019, 'Precision of Maturity Models Used in Numerical Simulation of Early Age Thermal Cracking of Concrete', in Concrete 23019, Concrete Institute of Australia, Sydney, Australia, presented at Concrete 2019, Sydney, Australia, 08 September 2019 - 11 September 2019

Titus H; Tabone M; Biondo J; Foster S, 2019, 'Development of a high modulus, very high strength, high performance, super-workable low carbon concrete', in FIB 2018 - Proceedings for the 2018 fib Congress: Better, Smarter, Stronger, pp. 3954 - 3961

Faisal Mahmood SM; Foster SJ; Valipour H, 2019, 'Nonlinear FE analysis of steel fibre reinforced concrete continuous beams', in FIB 2018 - Proceedings for the 2018 fib Congress: Better, Smarter, Stronger, pp. 708 - 715

Gharehchaei M; Akbarnezhad A; Chilwesa M; Castel A; Lloyd R; Foster S, 2018, 'A genetic algorithm to identify the optimal concrete mix for the elements subject to risk of early age thermal cracking', in Foster S; Gilbert R; Mendis P; Al-Mahadi R; Millar D (eds.), Better, Smarter, Stronger Proceedings for the 2018 fib Congress, , Fédération Internationale du Béton (fib), Melbourne Australia, pp. 3351 - 3360, presented at 2018 fib Congress, Melbourne Australia, 07 October 2018 - 11 October 2018

Titus H; Tabone M; Biondo J; Foster S, 2018, 'Development of a high modulus, very high strength, high performance, super-workable low carbon concrete', in Foster S; Gilbert RI; Mendis P; Al-Mahadi R; Millar D (eds.), Better, Smarter, Stronger Proceedings for the 2018 fib Congress, Fédération Internationale du Béton (fib), Melbourne, Australia, pp. 3936 - 3944, presented at 2018 fib Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 07 October 2018 - 11 October 2018

Mahmood F; Foster S; Valipour H, 2018, 'FE Analysis of Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete Continuous Beams', in Foster S; Gilbert RI; Mendis P; Al-mahadi R; Millar D (eds.), Better, Smarter, Stronger Proceedings for the 2018 fib Congress, Fédération Internationale du Béton (fib), Melbourne, Australia, pp. 708 - 715, presented at 2018 fib Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 07 October 2018 - 11 October 2018

Foster S; de Burgh J, 2018, 'Insight into Fire Induced Spalling From Hygrothermo-Mechanical Modelling', in Foster S; Gilbert RI; Mendis P; Al-Mahadi R (eds.), Better, Smarter, Stronger Proceedings for the 2018 fib Congress, Fédération Internationale du Béton (fib), Melbourne, Australia, pp. 3440 - 3451, presented at 2018 fib Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 07 October 2018 - 11 October 2018

Yap B; Bentz E; Vecchio F; Foster S, 2018, 'Results of first pure shear test on UHPFRC', in Foster S; Gilbert RI; Mendis P; Al-MAhadi R; Millar D (eds.), Better, Smarter, Stronger Proceedings for the 2018 fib Congress, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 3936 - 3944, presented at 2018 fib Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 07 October 2018 - 11 October 2018

Foster S; Khalajestani M; Parvez A; Valipour H; Mcgregor G, 2018, 'Strength and ductility of high-strength concrete columns reinforced with high-strength steel', in Foster S; Gilbert RI; Mendis P; Al-Mahadi R; Millar D (eds.), Smarter, Stronger Proceedings for the 2018 fib Congress, Fédération Internationale du Béton (fib), Melbourne, Australia, pp. 3962 - 3969, presented at 2018 fib Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 07 October 2018 - 11 October 2018

Khalajestani MK; Parvez A; Foster SJ; Valipour H; McGregor G, 2018, 'Strength and Ductility of High-Strength Concrete Columns Reinforced with High-Strength Steel', in fib 2018, fib, Melbourne, presented at The International Federation for Structural Concrete 5th International fib Congress, Melbourne, 07 October 2018 - 11 October 2018

Castel A; Khan M; Mahmood A; Foster S, 2018, 'Utilization of steel furnace aggregate in geopolymer concrete for wave-breaker application', in American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication, American Concrete Institute, Moscow, pp. 25.1 - 25.10, presented at 2nd International Workshop on Durability and Sustainability of Concrete Structures (DSCS‐2018), Moscow, 05 June 2018 - 08 June 2018, https://www.concrete.org/publications/internationalconcreteabstractsportal.aspx?m=details&i=51711007

Parvez A; Foster SJ; Valipour H; McGregor G, 2017, 'Strength and Ductility of High-Strength Concrete Columns Confined with High-Strength Steel Ties', in Strength and Ductility of High-Strength Concrete Columns Confined with High-Strength Steel Ties, Concrete 2017, 28th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia, Adelaide, presented at Concrete 2017, 28th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia, Adelaide, 22 October 2017 - 25 October 2017

Castel A; Foster S; Gilbert RI, 2017, 'Serviceability of low creep fly ash geopolymer concrete beams', in ISEC 2017 - 9th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference: Resilient Structures and Sustainable Construction, http://dx.doi.org/10.14455/isec.res.2017.171

Bradford MA; Hassanieh A; Valipour HR; Foster SJ, 2017, 'Sustainable Steel-timber Joints for Framed Structures', in Procedia Engineering, pp. 2 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.02.011

Voo YL; Foster S; Pek LG, 2017, 'Ultra-high performance concrete - Technology for present and future', in High Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet - Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium, pp. xxv - xlii

Miller HD; Akbarnezhad A; Foster SJ; Mesgari S; Amin A, 2017, 'Effects of silane treatment of steel fibres on mechanical properties and durability of SFRC', in High Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet - Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium, Maastricht, Netherlands, pp. 165 - 172, presented at 2017 fib Symposium, Maastricht, Netherlands, 12 June 2017 - 14 June 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-59471-2_21

Gharehchaei M; Akbarnezhad A; Lazenby H; Castel A; Lloyd R; Foster SJ, 2017, 'Precision of existing hydration heat models for Portland cement in capturing the effects of supplementary cementitious materials and retarders', in Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges - Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM24 2016, pp. 1853 - 1858

Castel A; Foster S; Gilbert RI, 2017, 'Serviceability of low creep fly ash geopolymer concrete beams', in ISEC 2017 - 9th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference: Resilient Structures and Sustainable Construction

Ng TS; Htut TNS; Foster SJ, 2017, 'Steel fibre reinforced concrete: From x-ray imaging observation to modelling', in Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges - Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM24 2016, pp. 407 - 413

khan MSH; Castel A; Akbar Nezhad A; Foster S; Smith M, 2016, 'Performance of low calcium fly ash geopolymer concrete with steel furnace slag coarse aggregate', in Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges - Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM24 2016, Perth, pp. 1847 - 1851, presented at 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials,, Perth, 06 December 2016 - 09 December 2016

de Burgh JM; Al-Damad IMA; Foster SJ, 2016, 'Experimental investigation of water vapour sorption isotherms and microstructure of low calcium geopolymer binders', in Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges - Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM24 2016, Taylor & Francis, Perth Australia, pp. 443 - 448, presented at 24th Australian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24, Perth, Australia, 6-9 December 2016), Perth Australia, 02 December 2016 - 09 December 2016, https://www.crcpress.com/Mechanics-of-Structures-and-Materials-XXIV-Proceedings-of-the-24th-Australian/Hao-Zhang/p/book/9781138029934

Foster SJ; Miller H; Mesgari S; Akbar Nezhad A, 2016, 'Effects of CNT type and dispersion method on safety risks associated with production and demolition of carbon nanotube reinforced concrete', in Banthia N; di Prisco M; Soleimani-Dashtaki S (eds.), FRC: The Modern Landscape, RILEM Publications S.A.R.L., Vancouver, Canada, presented at 9th Rilem International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Concrete, Vancouver, Canada, 19 September 2016 - 21 September 2016

Foster SJ; voo YL, 2016, 'Design and Construction of the 100 Metre Span UHPC Batu 6 Segmental Box Girder Bridge', in Ultra-High Performance Concrete and High Performance Construction Materials, Proceedings of HiPerMat 2016, Kassel Univeristy Press, Kassel, Germany, presented at 4th International Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Concrete and High Performance Materials, Kassel, Germany, 09 March 2016 - 11 March 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.19211/KUP9783737600958

Huang Y; Hamed E; Foster SJ, 2015, 'Creep Buckling Behavior of High-Strength Concrete Panels in Two-Way Action', in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering, Second International Conference on Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering, Brisbane, presented at Second International Conference on Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering, Brisbane, 09 December 2015 - 11 December 2015

Foster SJ; de Burgh J, 2015, 'Practical Simulation of Fire Induced Spalling in Concrete Structural Elements', in Dehn F (ed.), Fire Spalling 2015, 4th International Workshop on Concrete Spalling due to Fire Exposure, Leipzig, Germany, pp. 373 - 384, presented at 4th International Workshop on Concrete Spalling due to Fire Exposure, Leipzig, Germany, 08 October 2015 - 09 October 2015

De Burgh JM; Foster SJ; Vali Pour Goudarzi HR, 2015, 'Experimental study of temperature effects on water vapour sorption and moisture transport phenomena', in CONCREEP 2015: Mechanics and Physics of Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mechanics and Physics of Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures, Vienna, Austria, pp. 1076 - 1081, presented at CONCREEP 10, Vienna, Austria, 21 September 2015 - 23 September 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784479346.129

Gilbert RI; Foster SJ; Agarwal A, 2015, 'An Approach for the Quantification of Ductility and Robustness of Reinforced Concrete Beams and Slabs', in Sanjayan J (ed.), Concrete 2015, Concrete Institute of Australia, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 313 - 321, presented at 27th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia, Melbourne, Australia, 30 August 2015 - 02 September 2015

Ng TS; Foster SJ; Milojevic S, 2015, 'On Fly Ash Based Geopolymer Concrete and its Behaviour at Elevated Temperature', in Sanjayan J (ed.), Concrete 2015, Concrete Institute of Australia, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1060 - 1069, presented at 27th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia, Melbourne, Australia, 30 August 2015 - 02 September 2015

de Burgh J; Foster SJ; Vali Pour Goudarzi H, 2015, 'Predicting fire induced spalling in concrete structural elements', in Sanjayan J (ed.), Concrete 2015, Concrete Institute of Australia, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1243 - 1251, presented at 27th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia, Melbourne, Australia, 30 August 2015 - 02 September 2015

Berndt MA; Sanjayan J; Foster SJ; Castel A; Rajeev P; Heidrich C, 2015, 'Progress Towards a Handbook for Geopolymer Concrete', in Sanjayan J (ed.), Concrete 2015, Concrete Institute of Australia, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1156 - 1164, presented at Concrete 2015, Melbourne, Australia, 30 August 2015 - 02 September 2015

Foster SJ; Voo YL, 2015, 'Ultra High Performance Ductile Concrete: The Delivery from Research into Practice', in Sanjayan J (ed.), Concrete 2015, Concrete Institute of Australia, Melbourne, pp. 1 - 11, presented at 27th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia, Melbourne, 30 August 2015 - 02 September 2015

de Burgh J; Foster SJ; Vali Pour Goudarzi H, 2015, 'Insight from numerical simulation into the causes and risks of fire induced spalling in concrete walls, floors and tunnel linings', in The 2015 World Congress on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Techno-Press, Incheon, Korea, presented at World Congress on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Incheon, Korea, 25 August 2015 - 29 August 2015

Agarwal A; Hamed E; Foster SJ, 2015, 'Modelling of Steel-FRP Single-Lap Joints Under Freeze-Thaw Cycling', in ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials, Copenhagen, Denmark, presented at 20th International Conference Composite Materials, Copenhagen, Denmark, 19 July 2015 - 24 July 2015

Bradford M; Abas F; Gilbert I; Foster S, 2015, 'Experimental behaviour of fibre-reinforced continuous composite slabs', in Proceedings of the International Conference FIBRE CONCRETE, pp. 101 - 108

Khorsandnia N; Vali Pour Goudarzi HR; Foster SJ; Crews K, 2014, '1D frame element formulation for analysis of layered composite beams', in Smith S (ed.), 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Southern Cross University, Australia, Byron Bay, pp. 795 - 800, presented at 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Byron Bay, 09 December 2014 - 12 December 2014, http://scu.edu.au/acmsm23/

Huang Y; Hamed E; Foster SJ, 2014, 'CREEP TESTING AND ANALYSIS OF HIGH STRENGTH CONCRETE PANELS UNDER ECCENTRIC LOADING – BUCKLING EFFECTS', in 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Byron Bay, new South Wales, Australia, presented at 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Byron Bay, new South Wales, Australia, 09 December 2014 - 12 December 2014

Vessali N; Vali Pour Goudarzi HR; Samali B; Foster S, 2014, 'Development of the compressive membrane action in partially restrained reinforced concrete sub-assemblages', in 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Southern Cross University, Australia, Byron Bay, pp. 357 - 362, presented at 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Byron Bay, 09 December 2014 - 12 December 2014

Amin A; Foster SJ, 2014, 'Numerical Modelling of Large Scale Steel Fibre Reinforced-Reinforced Concrete Beams Failing in Shear', in Charron JP; Massicotte B; Mobasher B; Plizzari G (eds.), Proceedings FRC 2014 Joint ACI-fib International Workshop Fibre Reinforced Concrete: From Design to Structural Applications, FRC 2014 Joint ACI-fib International Workshop Fibre Reinforced Concrete: From Design to Structural Applications, Montreal, Canada, pp. 89 - 99, presented at FRC 2014 Joint ACI-fib International Workshop Fibre Reinforced Concrete: From Design to Structural Applications, Montreal, Canada, 24 July 2014 - 25 July 2014

Amin A; Foster S, 2014, 'The Behaviour of Steel Fibre Reinforced-Reinforced Concrete Beams in Shear', in Bastien J; Rouleau N; Fiset M; Thomassin M (eds.), Proceedings 10th fib International PhD Symposium in Civil Engineering, Quebec, Canada, pp. 395 - 401, presented at 10th fib International PhD Symposium in Civil Engineering, Quebec, Canada, 21 July 2014 - 23 July 2014

de Burgh JM; Foster SJ; Vali Pour H, 2014, 'Prediction of water vapour sorption isotherms and microstructure of hardened Portland cement pastes', in Li K; Yan P; Yang R (eds.), ONMOD2014 Proceedings of the RILEM International Symposium on Concrete Modelling, RILEM Publications S.A.R.L., Bejing, China, pp. 265 - 272, presented at 4th RILEM International Symposium on Concrete Modelling, Bejing, China, 12 October 2014 - 14 October 2014

Foster S, 2014, 'FRC design according to the draft Australian bridge code', in American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication, pp. 29 - 40

Amin A; Foster SJ, 2014, 'Numerical modelling of large scale steel-fibre-reinforced reinforced concrete beams failing in shear', in American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication, pp. 161 - 170

Agarwal A; Hamed E; Foster SJ, 2013, 'EFFECT OF ADHESIVE THICKNESS ON THE INTERFACIAL STRESSES IN STEEL-FRP LAP-JOINTS UNDER FREEZE-THAW CYCLING', in Proceedings of the 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures, APFIS 2013, Melbourne, Australia, presented at APFIS 2013 (Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures), Melbourne, Australia, 11 December 2013 - 13 December 2013

Agarwal A; Ng TS; Foster SJ; Hamed E, 2013, 'DURABILITY OF STEEL-CFRP ADHESIVE JOINTS UNDER SUSTAINED LOADING AND WET THERMAL-CYCLES.', in ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials, Montreal, Canada, pp. 2317 - 2325, presented at THE 19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPOSITE MATERIALS, Montreal, Canada, 28 July 2013 - 02 August 2013

Amin A; Foster SJ; Muttoni A, 2013, 'Evaluation of the tensile strength of sfrc as derived from inverse analysis of notched bending tests', in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures, FraMCoS 2013, Toledo; Spain, pp. 1049 - 1057, presented at 8th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures, FraMCoS 2013, Toledo; Spain, 11 March 2013 - 14 March 2013

Foster SJ; Ng TS; Htut TN, 2013, 'High performance fibre reinforced concrete: Fundamental behaviour and modelling', in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures, FraMCoS 2013, Toledo; Spain, pp. 69 - 78, presented at 8th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures, FraMCoS 2013, Toledo; Spain, 11 March 2013 - 14 March 2013

Abas F; Bradford MA; Foster SJ; Ian Gilbert R, 2013, 'Shear-Bond Behaviour of Steel-Fibre Reinforced Concrete (SFRC) Composite Slabs with Deep Trapezoidal Decking: Experimental Study', in Composite Construction in Steel and Concrete VII - Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Composite Construction in Steel and Concrete, pp. 561 - 580, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784479735.043

Sanchayan S; Foster SJ, 2013, 'Behaviour of hybrid PVA-steel fibre reinforced ultra high performance concrete at high temperature', in Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2013, pp. 1637 - 1642


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