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Journal articles

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/suco.201900224

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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; 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

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

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

Amin A; Foster SJ; Kaufmann W, 2017, 'Instantaneous deflection calculation for steel fibre reinforced concrete one way members', Engineering Structures, vol. 131, pp. 438 - 445, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.10.041

Agarwal A; Foster SJ; Hamed E, 2016, 'Testing of new adhesive and CFRP laminate for steel-CFRP joints under sustained loading and temperature cycles', Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 99, pp. 235 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2016.06.039

Amin A; Foster S; Kaufmann W, 2016, 'Instantaneous deflection calculation for steel fibre reinforced concrete one way members', Engineering Structures, vol. 131, pp. 438 - 445, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.10.041

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

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

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

Moradi M; Valipour H; Foster S, 2016, 'Reserve of Strength in Inverted U-Shaped RC Culverts: Effect of Backfill on Ultimate Load Capacity and Fatigue Life', Journal of Bridge Engineering, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000800

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

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

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

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

Moradi M; Valipour H; Foster SJ; Bradford MA, 2016, 'Deconstructable steel-fibre reinforced concrete deck slabs with a transverse confining system', Materials and Design, vol. 89, pp. 1007 - 1019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2015.10.059

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

Samani AK; Attard MM; Foster SJ, 2015, 'Ductility in concentrically loaded reinforced concrete columns', Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, vol. 16, pp. 237 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13287982.2015.1092688

Parvez A; Foster SJ, 2015, 'Fatigue behavior of steel-fiber-reinforced concrete beams', Journal of Structural Engineering (United States), vol. 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001074

Foster SJ; Voo YL, 2015, 'UHPFRC as a material for bridge construction: are we making the most of our opportunities?', Concrete in Australia, vol. 1, pp. 32 - 40

Amin A; Foster S; Watts M, 2015, 'Modelling the tension stiffening effect in SFR-RC', Magazine of Concrete Research, vol. 68, pp. 339 - 352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/macr.15.00188

Voo YL; Foster SJ; Voo CC, 2015, 'Ultrahigh-Performance Concrete Segmental Bridge Technology: Toward Sustainable Bridge Construction', Journal of Bridge Engineering, vol. 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000704

Valipour H; Vessali N; Foster SJ; Samali B, 2015, 'Influence of concrete compressive strength on the arching behaviour of reinforced concrete beam assemblages', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol. 18, pp. 1199 - 1214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/1369-4332.18.8.1199

Agarwal A; Foster SJ; Hamed E, 2015, 'Wet thermo-mechanical behavior of steel-CFRP joints - An experimental study', Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 83, pp. 284 - 296, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2015.08.025

Valipour H; Rajabi A; Foster SJ; Bradford MA, 2015, 'Arching behaviour of precast concrete slabs in a deconstructable composite bridge deck', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 87, pp. 67 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.04.006

Sanchayan S; Foster SJ, 2015, 'High temperature behaviour of hybrid steel–PVA fibre reinforced reactive powder concrete', Materials and Structures, http://dx.doi.org/10.1617/s11527-015-0537-2

Castel A; Foster SJ, 2015, 'Bond strength between blended slag and Class F fly ash geopolymer concrete with steel reinforcement', Cement and Concrete Research, vol. 72, pp. 48 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2015.02.016

Amin A; Foster SJ; Muttoni A, 2015, 'Derivation of the σ-w relationship for SFRC from prism bending tests', Structural Concrete, vol. 16, pp. 93 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/suco.201400018

Sanchayan S; Foster SJ, 2015, 'High temperature behaviour of hybrid steel–PVA fibre reinforced reactive powder concrete', Materials and Structures, http://dx.doi.org/10.1617/s11527-015-0537-2

Huynh L; Foster S; Valipour H; Randall R, 2015, 'High strength and reactive powder concrete columns subjected to impact: Experimental investigation', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 78, pp. 153 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.01.026

Castel A; Gilbert RI; Ranzi G; Foster S, 2014, 'A non-linear steel-concrete interface damage model for reinforced concrete after cracking', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING, vol. 15, pp. 221 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.7158/13287982.2014.11465160


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