A Novel Method for Assessing Cracking Tendency of Concrete at Early AgesFunder: EPSRC
Duration: August 2011 - February 2014
Professor Xiangming Zhou
Head of Department - Civil & Environmental Engineering
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Dong, W., Zhao, X., Zhou, X. and Yuan, W. (2019) 'Effects of moisture gradient of concrete on fracture process in restrained concrete rings: Experimental and numerical'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 208. pp. 189 - 208. ISSN: 0013-7944 Open Access Link
Dong, W., Yuan, W., Zhou, X. and Wang, F. (2017) 'The Fracture Mechanism of Circular/elliptical Concrete Rings under Restrained Shrinkage and Drying from Top and Bottom Surfaces'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 189. pp. 148 - 163. ISSN: 0013-7944 Open Access Link
Dong, W., Zhou, X. and Yuan, W. (2017) 'Influence of Specimen Geometry and Boundary Condition on Cracking of Concrete in Restrained Elliptical Ring Test'.2nd International RILEM/COST Conference on Early Age Cracking and Serviceability in Cement-based Materials and Structures (EAC02). Brussels, Belgium. 14 - 14 September.
Dong, W., Zhou, X., Wu, Z., Luo, H. and Kastiukas, G. (2017) 'Quantifying the Influence of Elliptical Ring Geometry on the Degree of Restraint in A Ring Test'. Computers and Structures, 207. pp. 111 - 120. ISSN: 0045-7949 Open Access Link
Dong, W., Zhou, X., Wu, Z. and Xu, B. (2016) 'Investigating Crack Initiation and Propagation of Concrete in Restrained Shrinkage Circular/Elliptical Ring Test'. Materials and Structures, 50 (1). pp. 1 - 13. ISSN: 1871-6873 Open Access Link
Dong, W., Zhou, X., Wu, Z. and Kastiukas, G. (2016) 'Effects of Specimen Size on Assessment of Shrinkage Cracking of Concrete via Elliptical Rings: Thin vs. Thick'. Computers and Structures, 174. pp. 66 - 78. ISSN: 1879-2243 Open Access Link
Dong, W., Zhou, X. and Wu, ZM. (2015) 'Estimating the Degree of Restraint in a Restrained Elliptical Ring Test'.the FIFTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL, STRUCTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING COMPUTING. Prague, Czech Republic. 1 - 4 September. Civil-Comp Press. ISSN: 1759-3433
Dong, W., Zhou, X. and Wu, Z. (2015) 'Investigation of the Initiation and Propagation of Shrinkage Cracking in a Restrained Elliptical Ring Test'.10th International Conference on Mechanics and Physics of Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures. Vienna, AUSTRIA. 1 - 23 September. American Society of Civil Engineers. pp. 714 - 723.
Zhou, X., Dong, W. and Oladiran, O. (2014) 'Experimental and Numerical Assessment of Restrained Shrinkage Cracking of Concrete Using Elliptical Ring Specimens'. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 26 (11). pp. 04014087-1 - 04014087-8. ISSN: 0899-1561
Dong, W., Zhou, X. and Wu, Z. (2014) 'A Fracture Mechanics-based Method for Prediction of Cracking of Circular and Elliptical Concrete Rings under Restrained Shrinkage'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 131. pp. 687 - 701. ISSN: 1873-7315 Open Access Link
Zhou, X., Oladiran, O. and Dong, W. (2014) 'A New Method for Assessment of Cracking Tendency of Cement-based Materials under Restrained Shrinkage'.34th Annual Cement and Concrete Science Conference. Sheffield, United Kingdom. 14 - 17 September. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Cement and Concrete Science Conference. pp. 473 - 476.
Zhou, X., Dong, W., Oladiran, O., Wu, Z. and Kastiukas, G. (2014) 'Numerical and Experimental Assessment of the Effects of Specimen Size on Shrinkage Cracking of Concrete'.Twelfth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology. Naples, Italy. 2 - 5 September. Civil-Comp Press. pp. 1 - 20. ISSN: 1759-3433
Shamass, R., Zhou, X. and Alfano, G. (2014) 'Finite-element analysis of shear-off failure of keyed dry joints in precast concrete segmental bridges'. Journal of Bridge Engineering, 20 (6). ISSN: 1943-5592 Open Access Link
Zhou, X., Oladiran, OG. and Dong, W. (2014) 'On utilization of elliptical rings in assessing cracking tendency of concrete'.4th International Conference on the Durability of Concrete Structures. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. 24 - 26 July. Purdue University Press. pp. 327 - 334.Open Access Link
Dong, W., Zhou, X. and Wu, Z. (2014) 'A Fracture Model for Analysis of Cracking in Restrained Elliptical Concrete Rings'.1st Concrete Innovation Conference. Oslo, Norway. 11 - 13 June. Proceedings of the 1st Concrete Innovation Conference.
Dong, W., Zhou, X. and Wu, Z. (2013) 'On fracture process zone and crack extension resistance of concrete based on initial fracture toughness'. Construction and Building Materials, 49. pp. 352 - 363. ISSN: 0950-0618
Dong, W., Zhou, XM. and Wu, ZM. (2013) 'Influence of Specimen Thickness on Cracking Behavior in Restrained Shrinkage Ring Test'.2nd International Conference on Civil Engineering and Architecture. Barcelona, Spain. 10 - 11 August. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Civil Engineering and Architecture.
Zhou, XM., Ghaffar, S., Dong, W., Oladiran, O. and Fan, M. (2013) 'Fracture and impact properties of short discrete jute fibre-reinforced cementitious composites'. Materials and Design, 49. pp. 35 - 47. ISSN: 0261-3069 Open Access Link
Dong, W., Wu, Z. and Zhou, X. (2013) 'Calculating crack extension resistance of concrete based on a new crack propagation criterion'. Construction and Building Materials, 38. pp. 879 - 889. ISSN: 0950-0618 Open Access Link
Dong, W., Zhou, X. and Wu, Z. (2012) 'CRACK EXTENSION RESISTANCE OF CONCRETE BASED ON INITIAL FRACTURE TOUGHNESS'.20th UK National Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering. Manchester, United Kingdom. 26 - 28 March. University of Manchester. pp. 179 - 182.
Zhou, X., Slater, J., Wavell, S. and Oladiran, O. (2012) 'Effects of PFA and GGBS on early-ages engineering properties of Portland cement systems'. Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology, 10 (2). pp. 74 - 85. ISSN: 1346-8014
Zhou, X. and Oladiran, O. (2011) 'Assessment of Restrained Shrinkage Cracking of Concrete with Elliptical Ring Specimens – Preliminary Results'.International RILEM Conference on Advances in Construction Materials through Science and Engineering. Hong Kong. 5 - 7 September. RILEM Publications s.a.r.l.. pp. 309 - 316.
Zhou, X-M., Patel, K., Fan, M. and Chen, H-P. (2010) 'A PRELIMINARY NUMERICAL MODEL FOR CRACK TENDENCY OF HARDENING CONCRETE IN ELLIPTICAL RING SPECIMENS'.11th International Symposium on Structural Engineering. Guangzhou, PEOPLES R CHINA. 18 - 20 December. SCIENCE PRESS BEIJING. pp. 867 - 872.