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Research interests

Non-invasive hysteretic devices for earthquake-resistant structures; selection and scaling of accelerograms; seismic redesign of structures; nonlinear modelling of RC; timber-to-concrete, timber-to-ferrocement, FRC–to-steel and RC-to-FRC composite/hybrid members; antiseismic rocking columns.

 

Expanded list of research interests:

  • Structural Engineering, Structural Earthquake Engineering, Structural Dynamics
  • Development of low-cost hysteretic energy dissipation devices of low invasivity for passive control of earthquake resistant structures (yield and friction devices): Dissipative bracing and devices locally incorporated at beam-column joint regions
  • Practical procedures for selection and scaling of real earthquake accelerograms for nonlinear time-history analysis
  • Seismic redesign (repair, upgrading, retrofitting) of existing structures
  • Nonlinear analysis of earthquake-resistant structures
  • Cyclic modelling of confined concrete for seismic analysis
  • Development of modern composite & hybrid structural members (timber-to-concrete, timber-to-ferrocement, fibre reinforced concrete-to-steel and reinforced concrete-to-fibre reinforced concrete)
  • Seismic analysis of earthquake-resistant structures with rocking members

Supervisory Interests

If you are a self-funded PhD applicant feel free to contact me if your research interests match some of mine. I currently do not have funding available to support PhD students.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Imperial College London

Master, Imperial College London

Master, University of Texas at Austin

Keywords

  • TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
  • Structural Engineering
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Seismic Redesign
  • Nonlinear Analysis
  • Hysteretic Energy Dissipation
  • Earthquake Ground Motion
  • Cyclic Modelling of Confined Concrete
  • Seismic upgrading of existing structures
  • Non-invasive seismic retrofit of existing structures
  • Seismic Response of RC Structures
  • Seismic rocking
  • Composite structural members
  • Scaling of earthquake ground motion

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Research Output

  • 23 Conference contribution with ISSN or ISBN
  • 4 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Other

Application of yield devices of low invasivity for seismic upgrading of precast portal RC frames

Al-Mamoori, O. & Martinez-Rueda, E., 8 Oct 2019, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology. METU, Ankara, Turkey, p. 1-10 10 p. 10136

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  • Detailed seismic modelling of portal RC frames with precast beams connected by pocket joints at the upper column ends

    Martinez-Rueda, E. & Al-Mamoori, O., 8 Oct 2019, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology. METU, Ankara, Turkey, p. 1-9 9 p. 10135

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  • Development of equivalent inelastic springs to model C-devices

    Al-Mammori, O. & Martinez-Rueda, J., 31 Jan 2019, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology: International Journal of Urban and Civil Engineering. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, p. 12-17 6 p. (Proceedings of the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology ; vol. 13, no. 1).

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  • Effect of number of records and their properties on the estimation of seismic demands by nonlinear analysis

    Martinez-Rueda, J., 9 Jan 2017, Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. p. 1-11 11 p. 2021

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  • Relación amortiguamiento-ductilidad de marcos planos de concreto reforzado con fibras de PVA

    Translated title of the contribution: Relationship displacement ductility vs. damping ratio for high performance fibre reinforced concrete frames Miramontes Zapata, C. A., Miramontes De Leon, D., Martinez-Rueda, J. & Sansebastian Garcia, H. M., 16 Nov 2016, Memorias del XX Congreso Nacional de Ingenieria Estructural. Mexico: Sociedad Mexicana de Ingenieria Estructural, p. 1-14 14 p. 01-05

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