Behaviour of new building products from recycled-mixed plastic wastes

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Bajracharya, Rohan Muni, Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna and Lau, Kin-tak. 2015. "Behaviour of new building products from recycled-mixed plastic wastes." 12th Composites Australia and CRC-ACS Conference 2015: Game On! Winning with Composites. Gold Coast, Australia 21 - 23 Apr 2015
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Behaviour of new building products from recycled-mixed plastic wastes

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AuthorsBajracharya, Rohan Muni (Author), Manalo, Allan C. (Author), Karunasena, Warna (Author) and Lau, Kin-tak (Author)
Journal or Proceedings TitleProceedings of the 12th Composites Australia and CRC ACS 2015 Composites Conference
Number of Pages9
Year2015
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttp://www.compositesconference.com.au/past-conferences/2015-composites-conference/
Conference/Event12th Composites Australia and CRC-ACS Conference 2015: Game On! Winning with Composites
Event Details
12th Composites Australia and CRC-ACS Conference 2015: Game On! Winning with Composites
Event Date
21 to end of 23 Apr 2015
Event Location
Gold Coast, Australia
Abstract

Most construction practices and materials used within the building and construction industry leave a large ecological footprint. In 2006-08, Australia generated 16 million tonnes and 2.3 million tonnes of construction and demolition (C&D) waste and plastic solid waste (PSW), respectively, and only about one-fourth of these plastic wastes were recycled. One of the best options to reduce C&D waste and increase the recycling rate of PSW is to convert these plastic wastes into recyclable building products. However, understanding on the structural behaviour of this new material is limited. This paper investigates the important structural properties of the recycled mixed plastics wastes containing high density polyethylene, low density polyethylene and polypropylene. The strength values were found to be 16.67, 29.58, 4.58 MPa in flexure, compression and shear respectively, while the modulus of elasticity is 1.1 and 0.55 GPa in flexure and compression respectively. These properties are comparable to virgin plastics and commercially grown softwood indicating the high potential of this emerging material for building and construction.

Keywordsrecycled mixed plastic wastes; structural properties
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020400510. Structural engineering
401609. Polymers and plastics
Byline AffiliationsCentre of Excellence in Engineered Fibre Composites
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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Abasi, Ali, Hassanli, Reza, Vincent, Thomas and Manalo, Allan. 2020. "Influence of prism geometry on the compressive strength of concrete masonry." Construction and Building Materials. 264, pp. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.120182
Degradation mechanism of glass fiber/vinylester-based composite materials under accelerated and natural aging
Hota, Gangarao, Barker, William and Manalo, Allan. 2020. "Degradation mechanism of glass fiber/vinylester-based composite materials under accelerated and natural aging." Construction and Building Materials. 256, pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.119462
Experimental Study on Compressive Behavior of FRP-Confined Expansive Rubberized Concrete
Hassanli, Reza, Youssf, Osama, Vincent, Tom, Mills, Julie E., Manalo, Allan and Gravina, Rebecca. 2020. "Experimental Study on Compressive Behavior of FRP-Confined Expansive Rubberized Concrete." Journal of Composites for Construction. 24 (4), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0001038
Self-healing polymers: Synthesis methods and applications
Reddy, Kakarla Raghava, El-Zein, Abbas, Airey, David W., Alonso-Marroquin, Fernando, Schubel, Peter and Manalo, Allan. 2020. "Self-healing polymers: Synthesis methods and applications." Nano-Structures and Nano-Objects. 23, pp. 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoso.2020.100500
Comparative durability of GFRP composite reinforcing bars in concrete and in simulated concrete environments
Manalo, Allan, Maranan, Ginghis, Benmokrane, Brahim, Cousin, Patrice, Alajarmeh, Omar, Ferdous, Wahid, Liang, Ray and Hota, Gangarao. 2021. "Comparative durability of GFRP composite reinforcing bars in concrete and in simulated concrete environments." Cement and Concrete Composites. 109, pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2020.103564
Static behaviour of glass fibre reinforced novel composite sleepers for mainline railway track
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Alajarmeh, Omar, Mohammed, Ali A., Salih, Choman, Yu, Peng, Mehrinejad Khotbehsara, Mojdeh and Schubel, Peter. 2021. "Static behaviour of glass fibre reinforced novel composite sleepers for mainline railway track." Engineering Structures. 229, pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.111627
State-of-the-art of prefabricated FRP composite jackets for structural repair
Mohammed, Ali A., Manalo, Allan C., Ferdous, Wahid, Zhuge, Yan, Vijay, P. V., Alkinani, Ashraf Q. and Fam, Amir. 2020. "State-of-the-art of prefabricated FRP composite jackets for structural repair." Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal. 23 (5), pp. 1244-1258. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jestch.2020.02.006
Design considerations for prefabricated composite jackets for structural repair: Parametric investigation and case study
Mohammed, Ali A., Manalo, Allan, Ferdous, Wahid, Abousnina, Rajab, Alajarmeh, Omar, Vijay, P.V. and Benmokrane, Brahim. 2021. "Design considerations for prefabricated composite jackets for structural repair: Parametric investigation and case study." Composite Structures. 261, pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2020.113288
Effects of ultraviolet solar radiation on the properties of particulate-filled epoxy based polymer coating
Mehrinejad Khotbehsara, Mojdeh, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru, Turner, Joanna, Ferdous, Wahid and Hota, Gangarao. 2020. "Effects of ultraviolet solar radiation on the properties of particulate-filled epoxy based polymer coating." Polymer Degradation and Stability. 181, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2020.109352
Europium complex with functionalized carbon nanotubes: a new lanthanide photoluminescence nanomaterial
Li, Xiao-Feng, An, Yan, Lau, Kin-Tak, Li, Wen-Ge and Yin, Yan-Sheng. 2012. "Europium complex with functionalized carbon nanotubes: a new lanthanide photoluminescence nanomaterial." Lau, Alan K.-T., Srivatsan, T. S., Bhattacharyya, Debes, Zhang, Ming Qiu and Ho, Mabel M. P. (ed.) 20th International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials (PFAM 20). Hong Kong 15 - 18 Dec 2011 Zurich, Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.410.129
Interfacial bonding in a nanoclay/polymer composite
Chan, Mo-lin, Lau, Kin-Tak and Wong, T. T.. 2012. "Interfacial bonding in a nanoclay/polymer composite." Lau, Alan K.-T., Srivatsan, T. S., Bhattacharyya, Debes, Zhang, Ming Qiu and Ho, Mabel M. P. (ed.) 20th International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials (PFAM 20). Hong Kong 15 - 18 Dec 2011 Zurich, Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.410.156
Mechanical and thermal properties of glass fiber–vinyl ester resin composite for pipeline repair exposed to hot-wet conditioning
Shamsuddoha, Md, Djukic, Luke P., Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru and Manalo, Allan. 2017. "Mechanical and thermal properties of glass fiber–vinyl ester resin composite for pipeline repair exposed to hot-wet conditioning." Journal of Composite Materials. 51 (11), pp. 1605-1617. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998316661869
State-of-the-art review on FRP sandwich systems for lightweight civil infrastructure
Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru, Fam, Amir and Benmokrane, Brahim. 2017. "State-of-the-art review on FRP sandwich systems for lightweight civil infrastructure." Journal of Composites for Construction. 21 (1), pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000729
Performance of Bridges with Damaged Elements in Extreme Flood Events
Lokuge, W., Fraser, C. and Karunasena, W.. 2020. "Performance of Bridges with Damaged Elements in Extreme Flood Events." Wang, Chien Ming, Ho, Johnny C.M. and Kitipornchai, Sritawat (ed.) 25th Australasian Conference on Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM25). Brisbane, Australia 04 - 07 Dec 2018 Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7603-0_40
Floodway Design Process Revisted
Greene, I., Lokuge, W. and Karunasena, W.. 2020. "Floodway Design Process Revisted." Wang, Chien Ming, Ho, Johnny C.M. and Kitipornchai, Sritawat (ed.) 25th Australasian Conference on Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM25). Brisbane, Australia 04 - 07 Dec 2018 Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7603-0_94
Flexural Behavior of Functionally Graded-Graphene Reinforced Composite Plates
Rasappagari, M.R.R., Karunasena, W. and Lokuge, W.. 2020. "Flexural Behavior of Functionally Graded-Graphene Reinforced Composite Plates." Wang, Chen Ming, Ho, Johnny C.M. and Kitipornchai, Sritawat (ed.) 25th Australasian Conference on Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM25). Brisbane, Australia 04 - 07 Dec 2018 Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7603-0_22
Structural design of floodways under extreme flood loading
Greene, Isaac, Lokuge, Weena and Karunasena, Warna. 2020. "Structural design of floodways under extreme flood loading." International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment. 11 (4), pp. 535-555. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJDRBE-10-2019-0072
A New Design-Oriented Model of Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Reinforced Hollow Concrete Columns
Alajarmeh, O. S., Manalo, A. C., Benmokrane, B., Karunasena, W., Ferdous, W. and Mendis, P.. 2020. "A New Design-Oriented Model of Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Reinforced Hollow Concrete Columns." ACI Structural Journal. 117 (2), pp. 141-156. https://doi.org/10.14359/51720204
Behavior of circular concrete columns reinforced with hollow composite sections and GFRP bars
Alajarmeh, Omar, Manalo, Allan, Benmokrane, Brahim, Ferdous, Wahid, Mohammed, Ali, Abousnina, Rajab, Elchalakani, Mohamed and Edoo, Azam. 2020. "Behavior of circular concrete columns reinforced with hollow composite sections and GFRP bars." Marine Structures. 72, pp. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marstruc.2020.102785
Ageing of particulate-filled epoxy resin under hygrothermal conditions
Mehrinejad Khotbehsara, Mojdeh, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru, Ferdous, Wahid, Nguyen, Kate T.Q. and Hota, Gangarao. 2020. "Ageing of particulate-filled epoxy resin under hygrothermal conditions." Construction and Building Materials. 249, pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.118846
Experimental and numerical evaluations on the behaviour of structures repaired using prefabricated FRP composites jacket
Mohammed, Ali A., Manalo, Allan C., Ferdous, Wahid, Zhuge, Yan, Vijay, P.V. and Pettigrew, John. 2020. "Experimental and numerical evaluations on the behaviour of structures repaired using prefabricated FRP composites jacket." Engineering Structures. 210, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.110358
Testing and modelling the fatigue behaviour of GFRP composites – Effect of stress level, stress concentration and frequency
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Peauril, Joshua, Salih, Choman, Reddy, Kakarla Raghava, Yu, Peng, Schubel, Peter and Heyer, Tom. 2020. "Testing and modelling the fatigue behaviour of GFRP composites – Effect of stress level, stress concentration and frequency." Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal. 23 (5), pp. 1223-1232. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jestch.2020.01.001
Flexural behaviour of concrete slabs reinforced with GFRP bars and hollow composite reinforcing systems
Al-Rubaye, Mohammed, Manalo, Allan, Alajarmeh, Omar, Ferdous, Wahid, Lokuge, Weena, Benmokrane, Brahim and Edoo, Azam. 2020. "Flexural behaviour of concrete slabs reinforced with GFRP bars and hollow composite reinforcing systems." Composite Structures. 236, pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.111836
Effectiveness of a novel composite jacket in repairing damaged reinforced concrete structures subject to flexural loads
Mohammed, Ali A., Manalo, Allan C., Maranan, Ginghis B., Muttashar, Majid, Zhuge, Yan, Vijay, P. V. and Pettigrew, John. 2020. "Effectiveness of a novel composite jacket in repairing damaged reinforced concrete structures subject to flexural loads." Composite Structures. 233, pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.111634
Joint strength of single-bolted pultruded GFRP square hollow sections with mechanical inserts under elevated temperatures
Hizam, R. M., Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna and Bai, Yu. 2020. "Joint strength of single-bolted pultruded GFRP square hollow sections with mechanical inserts under elevated temperatures." Journal of Composites for Construction. 24 (1), pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000984.
Out-of-grade sawn pine: a state-of-the-art review on challenges and new opportunities in cross laminated timber (CLT)
Cherry, Rebecca, Manalo, Allan, Karunasena, Warna and Stringer, Geoff. 2019. "Out-of-grade sawn pine: a state-of-the-art review on challenges and new opportunities in cross laminated timber (CLT)." Construction and Building Materials. 211, pp. 858-868. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.03.293
Performance of an innovative composite railway sleeper
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2017. "Performance of an innovative composite railway sleeper." 2017 Advanced Composites Innovation Conference. Gold Coast, Australia 28 - 30 Mar 2017
Effect of elevated in-service temperature on the mechanical properties and microstructure of particulate-filled epoxy polymers
Mehrinejad Khotbehsara, Mojdeh, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru, Reddy, Kakarla Raghava, Ferdous, Wahid, Wong, Hong and Nazari, Ali. 2019. "Effect of elevated in-service temperature on the mechanical properties and microstructure of particulate-filled epoxy polymers." Polymer Degradation and Stability. 170, pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2019.108994
Flexural behavior of geopolymer-concrete beams longitudinally reinforced with GFRP and steel hybrid reinforcements
Maranan, G. B., Manalo, A. C., Benmokrane, B., Karunasena, W., Mendis, P. and Nguyen, T. Q.. 2019. "Flexural behavior of geopolymer-concrete beams longitudinally reinforced with GFRP and steel hybrid reinforcements." Engineering Structures. 182, pp. 141-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.12.073
Behavior of Damaged Concrete Columns Repaired with Novel FRP Jacket
Mohammed, Ali A., Manalo, Allan C., Maranan, Ginghis B., Zhuge, Yan, Vijay, P. V. and Pettigrew, John. 2019. "Behavior of Damaged Concrete Columns Repaired with Novel FRP Jacket." Journal of Composites for Construction. 23 (3), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000942
Composites for alternative railway sleepers
Ferdous, W., Manalo, A., Muttashar, M., Yu, P., Kakarla, R., Salih, C. and Schubel, P.. 2020. "Composites for alternative railway sleepers." 16th East Asian-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction. Brisbane, Australia 04 - 06 Dec 2019 Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-8079-6_26
Floodways and Flood-Related Experiences: A Survey of Industry Experts and Asset Owners
Greene, I., Lokuge, W. and Karunasena, K.. 2020. "Floodways and Flood-Related Experiences: A Survey of Industry Experts and Asset Owners." Engineering for Public Works. 19, pp. 69-75.
Hollow concrete columns: review of structural behavior and new designs using GFRP reinforcement
Alajarmeh, O. S., Manalo, A. C., Benmokrane, B., Karunasena, K., Ferdous, W. and Mendis, P.. 2020. "Hollow concrete columns: review of structural behavior and new designs using GFRP reinforcement." Engineering Structures. 203, pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.109829
Novel testing and characterization of GFRP bars in compression
Alajarmeh, O. S., Manalo, A. C., Benmokrane, B., Vijay, P. V., Ferdous, W. and Mendis, P.. 2019. "Novel testing and characterization of GFRP bars in compression." Construction and Building Materials. 225, pp. 1112-1126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.07.280
Effect of spiral spacing and concrete strength on behavior of GFRP-reinforced hollow concrete columns
Alajarmeh, Omar S., Manalo, Allan C., Benmokrane, Brahim, Karunasena, Warna and Mendis, Priyan. 2020. "Effect of spiral spacing and concrete strength on behavior of GFRP-reinforced hollow concrete columns." Journal of Composites for Construction. 24 (1), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000987
Optimal design for epoxy polymer concrete based on mechanical properties and durability aspects
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Wong, Hong S., Abousnina, Rajab, Alajarmeh, Omar S., Zhuge, Yan and Schubel, Peter. 2020. "Optimal design for epoxy polymer concrete based on mechanical properties and durability aspects." Construction and Building Materials. 232, pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.117229
Axial performance of hollow concrete columns reinforced with GFRP composite bars with different reinforcement ratios
Alajarmeh, Omar S., Manalo, Allan C., Benmokrane, Brahim, Karunasena, Warna and Mendis, Priyan. 2019. "Axial performance of hollow concrete columns reinforced with GFRP composite bars with different reinforcement ratios." Composite Structures. 213 (1), pp. 153-164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.01.096
Compressive behavior of axially loaded circular hollow concrete columns reinforced with GFRP bars and spirals
Alajarmeh, O. S., Manalo, A. C., Benmokrane, B., Karunasena, W., Mendis, P. and Nguyen, K. T. Q.. 2019. "Compressive behavior of axially loaded circular hollow concrete columns reinforced with GFRP bars and spirals." Construction and Building Materials. 194, pp. 12-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.11.016
New advancements, challenges and opportunities of multi-storey modular buildings – a state-of-the-art review
Ferdous, Wahid, Bai, Yu, Ngo, Tuan Duc, Manalo, Allan and Mendis, Priyan. 2019. "New advancements, challenges and opportunities of multi-storey modular buildings – a state-of-the-art review." Engineering Structures. 183, pp. 883-893. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.01.061
Quantitative assessment of flood discharges and floodway failures through cross-cultivation of advancement in knowledge and traditional practices
Wahalathantri, Buddhi, Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Warna and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2018. "Quantitative assessment of flood discharges and floodway failures through cross-cultivation of advancement in knowledge and traditional practices." International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment. 9 (4-5), pp. 435-456. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJDRBE-09-2017-0051
Shear behaviour of geopolymer-concrete beams transversely reinforced with continuous rectangular GFRP composite spirals
Maranan, G. B., Manalo, A. C., Benmokrane, B., Karunasena, W., Mendis, P. and Nguyen, T. Q.. 2018. "Shear behaviour of geopolymer-concrete beams transversely reinforced with continuous rectangular GFRP composite spirals." Composite Structures. 187, pp. 454-465. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2017.12.080
Comparative study on the behaviour of different infill materials for pre-fabricated fibre composite repair systems
Mohammed, Ali A., Manalo, Allan C., Maranan, Ginghis B., Zhuge, Yan and Vijay, P. V.. 2018. "Comparative study on the behaviour of different infill materials for pre-fabricated fibre composite repair systems." Construction and Building Materials. 172, pp. 770-780. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.04.025
Effect of fire-retardant ceram powder on the properties of phenolic-based GFRP composites
Ferdous, Wahid, Ngo, Tuan Duc, Nguyen, Kate T. Q., Ghazlan, Abdallah, Mendis, Priyan and Manalo, Allan. 2018. "Effect of fire-retardant ceram powder on the properties of phenolic-based GFRP composites." Composites Part B: Engineering. 155, pp. 414-424. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.09.032
Behaviour of pultruded GFRP truss system connected using through-bolt with mechanical insert
Hizam, R. M., Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna and Bai, Yu. 2019. "Behaviour of pultruded GFRP truss system connected using through-bolt with mechanical insert." Composites Part B: Engineering. 168, pp. 44-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.12.052
Flexural behavior of glued GFRP tubes filled with concrete
Muttashar, Majid, Manalo, Allan, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2017. "Flexural behavior of glued GFRP tubes filled with concrete." 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS2017). Singapore 19 - 21 Jul 2017 Singapore.
Properties and structural behavior of concrete containing fine sand contaminated with light crude oil
Abousnina, Rajab, Manalo, Allan, Lokuge, Weena and Al-Jabri, Khalifa. 2018. "Properties and structural behavior of concrete containing fine sand contaminated with light crude oil." Construction and Building Materials. 189, pp. 1214-1231. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.09.089
Effect of bolt threads on the double lap joint strength of pultruded fibre reinforced polymer composite materials
Hizam, R. M., Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna and Bai, Yu. 2018. "Effect of bolt threads on the double lap joint strength of pultruded fibre reinforced polymer composite materials." Construction and Building Materials. 181, pp. 185-198. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmatat.2018.06.061
Field durability study of vinyl-ester-based GFRP rebars in concrete bridge barriers
Benmokrane, Brahim, Nazair, Claude, Loranger, Marc-Antoine and Manalo, Allan. 2018. "Field durability study of vinyl-ester-based GFRP rebars in concrete bridge barriers." Journal of Bridge Engineering. 23 (12), pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0001315
Flexural and shear behaviour of layered sandwich beams
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru and Fam, Amir. 2018. "Flexural and shear behaviour of layered sandwich beams." Construction and Building Materials. 173, pp. 429-442. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.04.068
Free vibration of functionally graded-GPL reinforced composite plates with different boundary conditions
Reddy, R. Muni Rami, Karunasena, W. and Lokuge, W.. 2018. "Free vibration of functionally graded-GPL reinforced composite plates with different boundary conditions." Aerospace Science and Technology. 78, pp. 147-156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ast.2018.04.019
Behavior of pultruded multi-celled GFRP hollow beams with low-strength concrete infill
Muttashar, M., Karunasena, W., Manalo, A. and Lokuge, W.. 2017. "Behavior of pultruded multi-celled GFRP hollow beams with low-strength concrete infill." Hao, Hong and Zhang, Chunwei (ed.) 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24). Perth, Australia 06 - 09 Dec 2016 London, United Kingdom.
Behaviour of composite sandwich beams with different shear span-to-depth ratios
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2017. "Behaviour of composite sandwich beams with different shear span-to-depth ratios." Hao, Hong and Zhang, Chunwei (ed.) 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24). Perth, Australia 06 - 09 Dec 2016 London, United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315226460-34
Effects of light crude oil contamination on the physical and mechanical properties of geopolymer cement mortar
Abousnina, Rajab, Manalo, Allan, Lokuge, Weena and Zhang, Zuhua. 2018. "Effects of light crude oil contamination on the physical and mechanical properties of geopolymer cement mortar." Cement and Concrete Composites. 90, pp. 136-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2018.04.001
Flexural behaviour of multi-celled GFRP composite beams with concrete infill: experiment and theoretical analysis
Muttashar, Majid, Manalo, Allan, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2017. "Flexural behaviour of multi-celled GFRP composite beams with concrete infill: experiment and theoretical analysis." Composite Structures. 159, pp. 21-33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.09.049
Effects of diameter on the durability of glass-fiber-reinforced-polymer (GFRP) bars conditioned in alkaline solution
Benmokrane, Brahim, Manalo, Allan, Bouhet, Jean-Charles, Mohamed, Khaled and Robert, Mathieu. 2017. "Effects of diameter on the durability of glass-fiber-reinforced-polymer (GFRP) bars conditioned in alkaline solution." Journal of Composites for Construction. 21 (5), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1061/%28ASCE%29CC.1943-5614.0000814
Comparison between ASTM D7205 and CSA S806 tensile-testing methods for glass-fiber-reinforced-polymer bars
Benmokrane, Brahim, Nazair, Claude, Seynave, Xavier and Manalo, Allan. 2017. "Comparison between ASTM D7205 and CSA S806 tensile-testing methods for glass-fiber-reinforced-polymer bars." Journal of Composites for Construction. 21 (5), pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000819
Laboratory assessment and durability performance of vinyl-ester, polyester, and epoxy glass-FRP bars for concrete structures
Benmokrane, Brahim, Ali, Ahmed H., Mohamed, Hamdy M., El-Safty, Adel and Manalo, Allan. 2017. "Laboratory assessment and durability performance of vinyl-ester, polyester, and epoxy glass-FRP bars for concrete structures." Composites Part B: Engineering. 114, pp. 163-174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.02.002
Temperature-sensitive mechanical properties of GFRP composites in longitudinal and transverse directions: a comparative study
Manalo, Allan, Maranan, Ginghis, Sharma, Sukrant, Karunasena, Warna and Bai, Yu. 2017. "Temperature-sensitive mechanical properties of GFRP composites in longitudinal and transverse directions: a comparative study." Composite Structures. 173, pp. 255-267. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2017.04.040
Comparison of the shear behaviour of geopolymer concrete beams with GFRP and steel transverse reinforcements
Maranan, Ginghis B., Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna M., Benmokrane, Brahim and Mendis, Priyan A.. 2015. "Comparison of the shear behaviour of geopolymer concrete beams with GFRP and steel transverse reinforcements." Wu, Zhishen, Wu, Gang and Wang, Xin (ed.) Joint Conference of the 12th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-12) & the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Structures (APFIS-2015). Nanjing, China 14 - 16 Dec 2015 China.
Evaluation of an innovative composite railway sleeper for a narrow-gauge track under static load
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Van Erp, Gerard, Aravinthan, Thiru and Ghabraie, Kazem. 2018. "Evaluation of an innovative composite railway sleeper for a narrow-gauge track under static load." Journal of Composites for Construction. 22 (2), pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000833
Finite element based dynamic analysis of multilayer fibre composite sandwich plates with interlayer delaminations
Jayatilake, Indunil N., Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2016. "Finite element based dynamic analysis of multilayer fibre composite sandwich plates with interlayer delaminations." Advances in Aircraft and Spacecraft Science. 3 (1), pp. 15-28. https://doi.org/10.12989/aas.2016.3.1.015
Influence of infill concrete strength on the flexural behaviour of pultruded GFRP square beams
Muttashar, Majid, Manalo, Allan, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2016. "Influence of infill concrete strength on the flexural behaviour of pultruded GFRP square beams." Composite Structures. 145, pp. 58-67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.02.071
Fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) repair systems for corroded steel pipelines
Sirimanna, C. S., Manalo, A. C., Karunasena, W., Banerjee, S. and McGarva, L.. 2015. "Fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) repair systems for corroded steel pipelines." Karbhari, Vistasp M. (ed.) Rehabilitation of pipelines using fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites. United Kingdom. Woodhead Publishing Limited. pp. 267-285
Oil contaminated sand: an emerging and sustainable construction material
Abousnina, Rajab M., Manalo, Allan, Lokuge, Weena and Shiau, Jim. 2015. "Oil contaminated sand: an emerging and sustainable construction material." 2015 International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction. Chicago, United States 10 - 13 May 2015 Netherlands. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.08.453
Bond behaviour of composite sandwich panel and epoxy polymer matrix
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2016. "Bond behaviour of composite sandwich panel and epoxy polymer matrix." Teng, Jin-Guang and Dai, Jian-Guo (ed.) 8th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2016). Hong Kong, China 14 - 16 Dec 2016 Hong Kong.
Recent developments and applications of composite railway sleepers
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru and Remennikov, Alex. 2016. "Recent developments and applications of composite railway sleepers." Conference on Railway Excellence (CORE) 2016. Melbourne, Australia 16 - 18 May 2016
Shear behavior of geopolymer concrete beams reinforced with glass fiber-reinforced polymer bars
Maranan, G. B., Manalo, A. C., Benmokrane, B., Karunasena, W. and Mendis, P.. 2017. "Shear behavior of geopolymer concrete beams reinforced with glass fiber-reinforced polymer bars." ACI Structural Journal. 114 (2), pp. 337-348. https://doi.org/10.14359/51689150
Durability characteristics and property prediction of glass fibre reinforced mixed plastics composites
Bajracharya, Rohan Muni, Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna and Lau, Kin-tak. 2017. "Durability characteristics and property prediction of glass fibre reinforced mixed plastics composites." Composites Part B: Engineering. 116, pp. 16-29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.02.027
Bond behaviour of composite sandwich panel and epoxy polymer matrix: Taguchi design of experiments and theoretical predictions
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2017. "Bond behaviour of composite sandwich panel and epoxy polymer matrix: Taguchi design of experiments and theoretical predictions." Construction and Building Materials. 145, pp. 76-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.03.244
Investigation of the impact properties of glass fibre / HMPP fibre hybrid composite materials for civil infrastructure constructions
Malvern, J. L., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Lau, K. T.. 2011. "Investigation of the impact properties of glass fibre / HMPP fibre hybrid composite materials for civil infrastructure constructions." 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-18). Jeju, Korea 21 - 26 Aug 2011 Korea.
Effect of degumming on tussah silk fibre
Ho, M. P., Lau, K. T. and Wang, H.. 2011. "Effect of degumming on tussah silk fibre." Lee, Woo (ed.) 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-18). Jeju, Korea 21 - 26 Aug 2011 Seoul, Korea.
Behaviour of glass fibre reinforced recycled mixed plastic solid waste composites for civil engineering and construction applications
Bajracharya, Rohan Muni. 2015. Behaviour of glass fibre reinforced recycled mixed plastic solid waste composites for civil engineering and construction applications. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland.
Effectiveness of formative online quizzes in learning and teaching a structural engineering course
Aravinthan, Thiru, Lokuge, Weena and Manalo, Allan. 2011. "Effectiveness of formative online quizzes in learning and teaching a structural engineering course." Al-Abdeli, Yasir M. and Lindsay, Euan (ed.) 22nd Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE 2011). Fremantle, Australia 05 - 07 Dec 2011 Barton, ACT, Australia.
Student performance in an online postgraduate course on fibre composites for civil engineers
Aravinthan, Thiru and Manalo, Allan. 2011. "Student performance in an online postgraduate course on fibre composites for civil engineers." Al-Abdeli, Yasir M. and Lindsay, Euan (ed.) 22nd Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE 2011). Fremantle, Australia 05 - 07 Dec 2011 Barton, ACT, Australia.
Dynamic analysis of multilayer GFRP sandwich slabs with interlayer delaminations
Jayatilake, Indunil N., Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2014. "Dynamic analysis of multilayer GFRP sandwich slabs with interlayer delaminations." Sabu, John and Das, Raj (ed.) 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 8). Melbourne, Australia 24 - 28 Nov 2014 Australia.
Dynamic behaviour of fibre composite multilayer sandwich plates with delaminations
Jayatilake, Indunil, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2014. "Dynamic behaviour of fibre composite multilayer sandwich plates with delaminations." Smith, Scott T. (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Lismore, Australia.
Bond-slip behaviour of GFRP bars into geopolymer concrete
Maranan, Ginghis B., Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Karu and Benmokrane, Brahim. 2014. "Bond-slip behaviour of GFRP bars into geopolymer concrete." El-Hacha, Raafat (ed.) 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2014). Vancouver, Canada 20 - 22 Aug 2014 Calgary, AL. Canada.
Structural behavior of fibre composite guardrails
Manalo, Allan. 2014. "Structural behavior of fibre composite guardrails." El-Hacha, Raafat (ed.) 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2014). Vancouver, Canada 20 - 22 Aug 2014 Calgary, AL. Canada.
Geopolymer concrete with FRP confinement
Lembo, Kurt, Lokuge, Weena and Karunasena, Warna. 2014. "Geopolymer concrete with FRP confinement." Smith, Scott (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Byron Bay, Australia.
Fibre reinforced polymer composites sandwich structure: Recent developments and applications in civil infrastructure
Manalo, Allan. 2013. "Fibre reinforced polymer composites sandwich structure: Recent developments and applications in civil infrastructure." Ronquillo, Tirso (ed.) 2013 International Research Conference on Innovations in Engineering, Science and Technology (IRCIEST 2013). Batangas, Philippines 27 - 29 Nov 2013 Batangas, Philippines.
Cure shrinkage in epoxy grouts for grouted repairs
Shamsuddoha, Md, Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Lau, Kin-tak. 2013. "Cure shrinkage in epoxy grouts for grouted repairs." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2028085
Selection of hemp fabric as reinforcement in composite materials
Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Lau, Kin-tak. 2014. "Selection of hemp fabric as reinforcement in composite materials." Mashud, Mohammad (ed.) 3rd International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering (ICMIEE 2014). Khulna, Bangladesh 26 - 27 Dec 2014 Khulna, Bangladesh.
Geopolymer concrete: the green alternative with suitable structural properties
Muttashar, Majid, Lokuge, Weena and Karunasena, Warna. 2014. "Geopolymer concrete: the green alternative with suitable structural properties." Smith, Scott T. (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Lismore, Australia.
Compressive, tensile and thermal properties of epoxy grouts subjected to underwater conditioning at elevated temperature
Shamsuddoha, M., Islam, M. M., Aravinthan, T., Manalo, A. and Djukic, L. P.. 2014. "Compressive, tensile and thermal properties of epoxy grouts subjected to underwater conditioning at elevated temperature." Smith, Scott T. (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Lismore, Australia.
Experimental investigation on the flexural behaviour of pultruded GFRP beams filled with different concrete strengths
Muttashar, M., Manalo, A., Karunasena, W. and Lokuge, W.. 2016. "Experimental investigation on the flexural behaviour of pultruded GFRP beams filled with different concrete strengths." Teng, J. G. and Dai, J. G. (ed.) 8th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2016). Hong Kong, China 14 - 16 Dec 2016 China.
Challenges of teaching engineering analysis software to distance education students
Banerjee, Sourish, Karunasena, Warna and Kist, Alexander A.. 2016. "Challenges of teaching engineering analysis software to distance education students." Smith, Scott, Lim, Yee Yan, Bahadori, Alireza, Lake, Neal, Padilla, Ricardo Vasquez, Rose, Andrew and Doust, Ken (ed.) 27th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE 2016). Coffs Harbour, Australia 04 - 07 Dec 2016 Lismore, Australia.
Effect of skin-core debonding on the dynamic behaviour of GFRP composite beams
Jayatilake, Indunil, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2013. "Effect of skin-core debonding on the dynamic behaviour of GFRP composite beams." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2026751
Effect of beam orientation on the static behaviour of phenolic core sandwich composites with different shear span-to-depth ratios
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2017. "Effect of beam orientation on the static behaviour of phenolic core sandwich composites with different shear span-to-depth ratios." Composite Structures. 168, pp. 292-304. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2017.02.061
Development and assessment of a carbon fibre reinforced composite repair system
Falzon, P. J., Leong, K. H., McGarva, L., Leong, Y. L., Manalo, A., Virk, A., Leipnik, D. and Djukic, L.. 2012. "Development and assessment of a carbon fibre reinforced composite repair system." Jaafar, M., Azura, A. R., Leong, K. H. and Leong, A. Y. (ed.) 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM 2012): Composites: Enabling Tomorrow's Industry Today. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 06 - 08 Nov 2012 Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Experimental investigation on the interfacial adhesion of date palm fibres with epoxy matrix
Alsaeed, T., Alajmi, A., Yousif, B. F., Ku, H. and Lau, Alan Kin-tak. 2012. "Experimental investigation on the interfacial adhesion of date palm fibres with epoxy matrix." Heslehurst, Rikard Benton and Byrne, Ann (ed.) Composites Australia and the CRC for Advanced Composite Structures Conference 2012: Diversity in Composites. Leura, Australia 15 - 16 Mar 2012 Melbourne, Australia.
Effect of hygrothermal conditioning on the mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy grouts for offshore pipeline rehabilitation
Shamsuddoha, Md, Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Djukic, Luke P.. 2016. "Effect of hygrothermal conditioning on the mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy grouts for offshore pipeline rehabilitation." AIMS Material Science. 3 (3), pp. 832-850. https://doi.org/10.3934/matersci.2016.3.832
Woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composite: effect of water absorption on the mechanical properties degradation
Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Wang, Hao and Lau, Kin-tak. 2016. "Woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composite: effect of water absorption on the mechanical properties degradation." International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT). 4 (3), pp. 96-101.
The effect of shear span-to-depth ratio on the failure mode and strength of pultruded GFRP beams
Muttashar, Majid, Karunasena, Warna, Manalo, Allan and Lokuge, Weena. 2015. "The effect of shear span-to-depth ratio on the failure mode and strength of pultruded GFRP beams." Joint Conference of the 12th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-12) & the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Structures (APFIS-2015). Nanjing, China 14 - 16 Dec 2015 China.
Testing and characterization of pultruded glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) beams
Muttashar, Majid, Karunasena, Warna, Manalo, Allan and Lokuge, Weena. 2015. "Testing and characterization of pultruded glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) beams." Joint Conference of the 12th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-12) & the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Structures (APFIS-2015). Nanjing, China 14 - 16 Dec 2015 China.
Effect of elevated temperature on the tensile properties of recycled mixed plastic waste
Bajracharya, Rohan Muni, Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna and Lau, Kin-tak. 2014. "Effect of elevated temperature on the tensile properties of recycled mixed plastic waste." Smith, S. T. (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Lismore, Australia.
Glass fibre and recycled mixed plastic wastes: recent developments and applications
Bajracharya, Rohan M., Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna and Lau, Kin-tak. 2014. "Glass fibre and recycled mixed plastic wastes: recent developments and applications." Smith, S. T. (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Australia.
An overview on oil contaminated sand and its engineering applications
Abousnina, Rajab M., Manalo, Allan, Shiau, Jim and Lokuge, Weena. 2016. "An overview on oil contaminated sand and its engineering applications." International Journal of GEOMATE. 10 (19), pp. 1615-1622.
Physical and mechanical properties of cement mortar containing fine sand contaminated with light crude oil
Abousnina, Rajab M., Manalo, Allan and Lokuge, Weena. 2016. "Physical and mechanical properties of cement mortar containing fine sand contaminated with light crude oil." Procedia Engineering. 145, pp. 250- 258. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2016.04.071
Flexural response of GFRP-reinforced geopolymer concrete beams
Maranan, Ginghis B., Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna, Benmokrane, Brahim and Mendis, Priyan. 2015. "Flexural response of GFRP-reinforced geopolymer concrete beams." Sanjayan, Jay (ed.) 27th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia (Concrete 2015) in conjunction with the 69th RILEM Week: Construction Innovations, Research into Practice. Melbourne, Australia 30 Aug - 02 Sep 2015 Australia.
Effect of light hydrocarbons contamination on shear strength of fine sand
Abousnina, Rajab M., Shiau, Jim, Manalo, Allan and Lokuge, Weena. 2014. "Effect of light hydrocarbons contamination on shear strength of fine sand." Hossain, Zakaria and Shiau, Jim (ed.) 4th International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment (GEOMATE 2014). Brisbane, Australia 19 - 21 Nov 2014 Mie, Japan.
Flexural behaviour of glass fibre reinforced polymer (GFRP) bars subjected to elevated temperature
Maranan, G. B., Manalo, A. C., Karunasena, W., Benmokrane, B. and Lutze, D.. 2014. "Flexural behaviour of glass fibre reinforced polymer (GFRP) bars subjected to elevated temperature." Smith, Scott T. (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Lismore, Australia.
Important aspects of finite element modeling of low density thermo plastic closed cell foams
Thota, N. M., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Important aspects of finite element modeling of low density thermo plastic closed cell foams." Mishra, G. C. and Sanskriti, Krishi (ed.) 3rd World Congress on Frontiers of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering (WCFMAAE 2013). New Delhi, India 02 - 03 Feb 2013 New Delhi, India.
Effects of light crude oil contamination on the physical and mechanical properties of fine sand
Abousnina, Rajab M., Manalo, Allan, Shiau, Jim and Lokuge, Weena. 2015. "Effects of light crude oil contamination on the physical and mechanical properties of fine sand." Soil and Sediment Contamination: an international journal. 24 (8), pp. 833-845. https://doi.org/10.1080/15320383.2015.1058338
Mechanical properties of mortar with oil contaminated sand
Abousnina, Rajab M., Manalo, Allan and Lokuge, Weena. 2015. "Mechanical properties of mortar with oil contaminated sand." 27th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia (Concrete 2015) in conjunction with the 69th RILEM Week: Construction Innovations, Research into Practice. Melbourne, Australia 30 Aug - 02 Sep 2015 Sydney, Australia.
Evaluation of physical and durability characteristics of new headed glass fiber–reinforced polymer bars for concrete structures
Benmokrane, Brahim, Mohamed, Hamdy M., Manalo, Allan and Cousin, Patrice. 2017. "Evaluation of physical and durability characteristics of new headed glass fiber–reinforced polymer bars for concrete structures." Journal of Composites for Construction. 21 (2), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000738
Flexural behavior of an FRP sandwich system with glass-fiber skins and a phenolic core at elevated in-service temperature
Manalo, Allan, Surendar, Swetha, van Erp, Gerard and Benmokrane, Brahim. 2016. "Flexural behavior of an FRP sandwich system with glass-fiber skins and a phenolic core at elevated in-service temperature." Composite Structures. 152, pp. 96-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.05.028
Optimal polymer matrix coating for composite railway sleeper – analytic hierarchy process
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru and Van Erp, Gerard. 2015. "Optimal polymer matrix coating for composite railway sleeper – analytic hierarchy process." Wu, Zhishen, Wu, Gang and Wang, Xin (ed.) Joint Conference of the 12th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-12) & the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Structures (APFIS-2015). Nanjing, China 14 - 16 Dec 2015 China.
Thermo-mechanical behaviour of epoxy based polymer matrix
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru and Van Erp, Gerard. 2015. "Thermo-mechanical behaviour of epoxy based polymer matrix." 27th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia (Concrete 2015) in conjunction with the 69th RILEM Week: Construction Innovations, Research into Practice. Melbourne, Australia 30 Aug - 02 Sep 2015 Sydney, Australia.
Effect of ultraviolet radiation on the physical and mechanical properties of polymer matrix
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru and Van Erp, Gerard. 2015. "Effect of ultraviolet radiation on the physical and mechanical properties of polymer matrix." 27th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia (Concrete 2015) in conjunction with the 69th RILEM Week: Construction Innovations, Research into Practice. Melbourne, Australia 30 Aug - 02 Sep 2015 Sydney, Australia.
Design of epoxy resin based polymer concrete matrix for composite railway sleeper
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru and Van Erp, Gerard. 2014. "Design of epoxy resin based polymer concrete matrix for composite railway sleeper." Smith, Scott T. (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Lismore, Australia.
Properties of epoxy polymer concrete matrix: Effect of resin-to-filler ratio and determination of optimal mix for composite railway sleepers
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru and Van Erp, Gerard. 2016. "Properties of epoxy polymer concrete matrix: Effect of resin-to-filler ratio and determination of optimal mix for composite railway sleepers." Construction and Building Materials. 124, pp. 287-300. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.07.111
Framework to inspect floodways towards estimating damage
Wahalathantri, Buddhi L., Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Warna and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2015. "Framework to inspect floodways towards estimating damage." Annual Conference of the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council and Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC (AFAC15): New Directions in Emergency Management. Adelaide, Australia 01 - 03 Sep 2015 Australia.
Behaviour of concentrically loaded geopolymer-concrete circular columns reinforced longitudinally and transversely with GFRP bars
Maranan, G. B., Manalo, A. C., Benmokrane, B., Karunasena, W. and Mendis, P.. 2016. "Behaviour of concentrically loaded geopolymer-concrete circular columns reinforced longitudinally and transversely with GFRP bars." Engineering Structures. 117, pp. 422-436. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.03.036
Experimental and theoretical studies on the properties of injection moulded glass fibre reinforced mixed plastics composites
Bajracharya, Rohan Muni, Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna and Lau, Kin-tak. 2016. "Experimental and theoretical studies on the properties of injection moulded glass fibre reinforced mixed plastics composites." Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 84, pp. 393-405. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2016.02.025
Pre-impregnated carbon fibre reinforced composite system for patch repair of steel I-beams
Manalo, Allan, Sirimanna, Chamila, Karunasena, Warna, McGarva, Lance and Falzon, Paul. 2016. "Pre-impregnated carbon fibre reinforced composite system for patch repair of steel I-beams." Construction and Building Materials. 105, pp. 365-376. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.12.172
Characterisation of recycled mixed plastic solid wastes: coupon and full-scale investigation
Bajracharya, Rohan Muni, Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna and Lau, Kin-tak. 2016. "Characterisation of recycled mixed plastic solid wastes: coupon and full-scale investigation." Waste Management. 48, pp. 72-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2015.11.017
Emergency service demand in Queensland during natural disasters
Wahalathantri, Buddhi, Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Warna and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2015. "Emergency service demand in Queensland during natural disasters." 5th International Conference on Building Resilience. Newcastle, Australia 15 - 17 Jul 2015 Newcastle, Australia.
Natural fibers and their characterization
Azwa, Z. N., Yousif, B. F., Manalo, A. C. and Karunasena, W.. 2016. "Natural fibers and their characterization." Campilho, R. D. S. G. (ed.) Natural fiber composites. Boca Raton, FL, United States. CRC Press. pp. 35-64
Composite railway sleepers: new developments and opportunities
Ferdous, Wahid, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Van Erp, Gerard. 2015. "Composite railway sleepers: new developments and opportunities." 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference: Operational Excellence (IHHA 2015). Perth, Australia 21 - 24 Jun 2015 United States.
Structural performance of heavy duty composite railway sleeper
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru and Van Erp, Gerard. 2015. "Structural performance of heavy duty composite railway sleeper." 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference: Operational Excellence (IHHA 2015). Perth, Australia 21 - 24 Jun 2015
Influence of single and multiple skin-core debonding on free vibration characteristics of innovative GFRP sandwich panels
Jayatilake, Indunil, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2016. "Influence of single and multiple skin-core debonding on free vibration characteristics of innovative GFRP sandwich panels." International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial and Mechatronics Engineering. 9 (5), pp. 800-804.
Analysis of retrofitted corroded steel pipes using internally bonded FRP composite repair systems
Sirimanna, C. S., Banerjee, S., Karunasena, W., Manalo, A. C. and McGarva, L.. 2015. "Analysis of retrofitted corroded steel pipes using internally bonded FRP composite repair systems." Australian Journal of Structural Engineering. 16 (3), pp. 187-198. https://doi.org/10.1080/13287982.2015.1092681
Behaviour of hollow pultruded GFRP square beams with different shear span-to-depth ratios
Muttashar, Majid, Karunasena, Warna, Manalo, Allan and Lokuge, Weena. 2016. "Behaviour of hollow pultruded GFRP square beams with different shear span-to-depth ratios." Journal of Composite Materials. 50 (21), pp. 2925-2940. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998315614993
Vulnerability of floodways under extreme flood events
Wahalathantri, Buddhi Lankananda, Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Warna and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2015. "Vulnerability of floodways under extreme flood events." Natural Hazards Review. 17 (1). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000194
Analyses of woven hemp fabric characteristics for composite reinforcement
Misnon, M. I., Islam, M. M., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Lau, K. T.. 2015. "Analyses of woven hemp fabric characteristics for composite reinforcement." Materials and Design. 66 (A), pp. 82-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.10.037
Structural behaviour of pultruded fibre composites guardrail system under horizontal loading
Manalo, Allan and Pac, Mac. 2018. "Structural behaviour of pultruded fibre composites guardrail system under horizontal loading." Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part L: Journal of Materials, Design and Applications. 232 (4), pp. 273-286. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464420715622650
Ductility enhancement of geopolymer concrete columns using FRP confinement
Lokuge, Weena and Karunasena, Warna. 2016. "Ductility enhancement of geopolymer concrete columns using FRP confinement." Journal of Composite Materials. 50 (14), pp. 1887-1896. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998315597553
Effects of alkali treatment and elevated temperature on the mechanical properties of bamboo fibre-polyester composites
Manalo, Allan C., Wani, Evans, Zulkarnain, Noor Azwa, Karunasena, Warna and Lau, Kin-tak. 2015. "Effects of alkali treatment and elevated temperature on the mechanical properties of bamboo fibre-polyester composites." Composites Part B: Engineering. 80 (1), pp. 73-83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2015.05.033
Improvement on the properties of polylactic acid (PLA) using bamboo charcoal particles
Ho, Mei-po, Lau, Kin-tak, Wang, Hao and Hui, David. 2015. "Improvement on the properties of polylactic acid (PLA) using bamboo charcoal particles." Composites Part B: Engineering. 81, pp. 14-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2015.05.048
Evaluation of the flexural strength and serviceability of geopolymer concrete beams reinforced with glass-fibre-reinforced polymer (GFRP) bars
Maranan, G., Manalo, A. C., Benmokrane, B., Karunasena, W. and Mendis, P.. 2015. "Evaluation of the flexural strength and serviceability of geopolymer concrete beams reinforced with glass-fibre-reinforced polymer (GFRP) bars." Engineering Structures. 101, pp. 529-541. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2015.08.003
Composite railway sleepers – recent developments, challenges and future prospects
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Van Erp, Gerard, Aravinthan, Thiru, Kaewunruen, Sakdirat and Remennikov, Alex. 2015. "Composite railway sleepers – recent developments, challenges and future prospects." Composite Structures. 134, pp. 158-168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2015.08.058
Pullout behaviour of GFRP bars with anchor head in geopolymer concrete
Maranan, G.B., Manalo, A.C., Karunasena, W. and Benmokrane, B.. 2015. "Pullout behaviour of GFRP bars with anchor head in geopolymer concrete." Composite Structures. 132, pp. 1113-1121. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2015.07.021
Hemp reinforced composites with alkalization and acetylation fibre treatments
Wang, H., Kabir, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2014. "Hemp reinforced composites with alkalization and acetylation fibre treatments." Polymers and Polymer Composites. 22 (3), pp. 247-252. https://doi.org/10.1177/096739111402200
Recent developments on FRP bars as internal reinforcement in concrete structures
Manalo, Allan, Benmokrane, Brahim, Park, Ki-Tae and Lutze, Darren. 2014. "Recent developments on FRP bars as internal reinforcement in concrete structures." Concrete in Australia. 40 (2), pp. 46-56.
Evaluation of the blunt thoracic trauma caused by solid sports ball impacts
Thota, Narasimha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Lau, Kin Tak. 2015. "Evaluation of the blunt thoracic trauma caused by solid sports ball impacts." Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering. 10 (2). https://doi.org/10.1299/jbse.14-00264
Geopolymer concrete-filled pultruded composite beams: concrete mix design and application
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Khennane, Amar and Kayali, Obada. 2015. "Geopolymer concrete-filled pultruded composite beams: concrete mix design and application." Cement and Concrete Composites. 58, pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2014.12.012
Natural composites for bettering the environment [Keynote]
Lau, Alan K. T.. 2012. "Natural composites for bettering the environment [Keynote]." BIT's 1st Annual World Congress of Advanced Materials (WCAM 2012):Innovation, Cutting-Edge, and Smartness . Beijing, China 06 - 08 Jun 2012
Viscous criterion and its relation with the projectile-thorax energy interactions
Thota, Narasimha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Lau, Kin Tak. 2014. "Viscous criterion and its relation with the projectile-thorax energy interactions." 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 8). Melbourne, Australia 24 - 28 Nov 2014
Evaluation of the blunt thoracic trauma due to baseball impacts – review of the Blunt Criterion
Thota, Narasimha M., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Lau, Kin Tak. 2014. "Evaluation of the blunt thoracic trauma due to baseball impacts – review of the Blunt Criterion." 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 8). Melbourne, Australia 24 - 28 Nov 2014
Effect of energy absorbing mechanisms on the blunt thoracic trauma caused by ballistic impacts
Thota, Narasimha M., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Lau, Kin Tak. 2014. "Effect of energy absorbing mechanisms on the blunt thoracic trauma caused by ballistic impacts." 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 8). Melbourne, Australia 24 - 28 Nov 2014
Review of anthropomorphic test dummies for the evaluation of thoracic trauma due to blunt ballistic impacts
Thota, Narasimha M., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Lau, Kin Tak. 2014. "Review of anthropomorphic test dummies for the evaluation of thoracic trauma due to blunt ballistic impacts." 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 8). Melbourne, Australia 24 - 28 Nov 2014
Impact location determination on thin laminated composite plates using an NIR-FBG sensor system
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2015. "Impact location determination on thin laminated composite plates using an NIR-FBG sensor system." Measurement. 61, pp. 51-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2014.08.040
Recent research trend in marine engineering materials (Keynote lecture)
Lau, Kin-Tak. 2010. "Recent research trend in marine engineering materials (Keynote lecture) ." 160th Eastern Forum of Sciences and Technology . Shanghai, China 20 - 21 Sep 2011
Vulnerability of road bridge infrastructure under extreme flood events
Setunge, Sujeeva, Lokuge, Weena, Mohseni, Hessam and Karunasena, Warna. 2014. "Vulnerability of road bridge infrastructure under extreme flood events." AFAC and Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Conference 2014. Wellington, New Zealand 02 - 05 Sep 2014
Bond stress-slip behavior: case of GFRP bars in geopolymer concrete
Maranan, Ginghis, Manalo, Allan, Karunasena, Karu and Benmokrane, Brahim. 2015. "Bond stress-slip behavior: case of GFRP bars in geopolymer concrete." Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 27 (1), pp. 4014116-1. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001046
CAE simulation based methodology for airbag compliant vehicle front protection system development
Thota, Narasimha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Lau, Kin Tak. 2013. "CAE simulation based methodology for airbag compliant vehicle front protection system development." International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems. 5 (3-4), pp. 95-104. https://doi.org/10.4273/ijvss.5.3-4.04
Potentiality of utilising natural textile materials for engineering composites applications
Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Lau, Kin-tak. 2014. "Potentiality of utilising natural textile materials for engineering composites applications." Materials and Design. 59, pp. 359-368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.03.022
Development and validation of a thorax surrogate FE model for assessment of trauma due to high speed blunt impacts
Thota, Narasimha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Lau, Kin-Tak. 2014. "Development and validation of a thorax surrogate FE model for assessment of trauma due to high speed blunt impacts." Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering. 9 (1), pp. 08-1. https://doi.org/10.1299/jbse.2014jbse0008
Glass-fibre reinforced recycled mixed plastics (GMP): totally recyclable and renewable composites
Bajracharya, Rohan Muni, Manalo, Allan, Karunasena, Karu and Lau, Kin-tak. 2014. "Glass-fibre reinforced recycled mixed plastics (GMP): totally recyclable and renewable composites." IEEE Australia and New Zealand Student and Young Professional Congress (ANZSCON 2014). Brisbane, Australia 03 - 05 Jul 2014
Review of failures of railway sleepers and its consequences
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru and Remennikov, Alex. 2014. "Review of failures of railway sleepers and its consequences." Li, Chun Qing, Setunge, Sujeeva and de Silva, Saman (ed.) 1st International Conference on Infrastructure Failures and Consequences (ICIFC 2014). Melbourne, Australia 16 - 20 Jul 2014 Melbourne, Australia.
Composite railway sleeper: a cost effective and eco-friendly alternative
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru and Van Erp, Gerard. 2014. "Composite railway sleeper: a cost effective and eco-friendly alternative." IEEE Australia and New Zealand Student and Young Professional Congress (ANZSCON 2014). Brisbane, Australia 03 - 05 Jul 2014
Fibre reinforced geopolymer concrete with ambient curing for in-situ applications
Reed, Mark, Lokuge, Weena and Karunasena, Warna. 2014. "Fibre reinforced geopolymer concrete with ambient curing for in-situ applications." Journal of Materials Science. 49 (12), pp. 4297-4304. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-014-8125-3
Investigating the performance of floodway in an extreme flood event
Lokuge, Weena, Setunge, Sujeeva and Karunasena, Warna. 2014. "Investigating the performance of floodway in an extreme flood event." Li, Chun Qing, Setunge, Sujeeva and de Silva, Saman (ed.) 1st International Conference on Infrastructure Failures and Consequences (ICIFC 2014). Melbourne, Australia 16 - 20 Jul 2014 Melbourne, Australia.
Optimization effect of micro hardness by nanoclay clusters in nanoclay/epoxy composites
Lam, Chun-Ki and Lau, Kin-Tak. 2009. "Optimization effect of micro hardness by nanoclay clusters in nanoclay/epoxy composites ." Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials. 22 (2), pp. 213-225. https://doi.org/10.1177/0892705708091856
Polycarbonate-carbon nanofibers composites: an electron spin resonance study
Chipara, Mircea, Brittain, Wiliam J., Lau, Kin-Tak and Chipara, Magdalena Dorina. 2008. "Polycarbonate-carbon nanofibers composites: an electron spin resonance study ." Polymers and Polymer Composites. 16 (8), pp. 519-526.
Chemical treatments on hemp fibre composites
Wang, Hao, Kabir, Mazed and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Chemical treatments on hemp fibre composites." Wang, Xungai (ed.) Fiber Society Spring 2013 Technical Conference (FS 2013): Advancing Scientific Knowledge Pertaining to Fibers and Fibrous Materials. Geelong, Australia 22 - 24 May 2013 Raleigh, NC. United States.
Investigation into fibre composites jacket with an innovative joining system
Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna, Sirimanna, Chamila and Maranan, Ginghis B.. 2014. "Investigation into fibre composites jacket with an innovative joining system." Construction and Building Materials. 65, pp. 270-281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.04.125
Effect of strain rate on geopolymer concrete
Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, W. and Heemskerk, Colin. 2013. "Effect of strain rate on geopolymer concrete." Dao, Vinh and Dux, Peter (ed.) Concrete Institute of Australia's Biennial National Conference (Concrete 2013): Understanding Concrete. Gold Coast, Australia 16 - 18 Oct 2013 Sydney, Australia.
Analysis of heat-treated bovine cortical bone by thermal gravimetric and nanoindentation
Lau, Mei-ling, Lau, Kin-tak, Ku, Harry, Cardona, Francisco and Lee, Joong-Hee. 2013. "Analysis of heat-treated bovine cortical bone by thermal gravimetric and nanoindentation ." Composites Part B: Engineering. 55, pp. 447-452. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2013.06.027
An investigation of acoustic emission signal attenuation for monitoring of progressive failure in fiberglass reinforced composite laminates
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "An investigation of acoustic emission signal attenuation for monitoring of progressive failure in fiberglass reinforced composite laminates ." International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering. 8 (1), pp. 1442-1456. https://doi.org/10.15282/ijame.8.2013.31.0119
Effects of processing conditions of poly(methylmethacrylate) encapsulated liquid curing agent on the properties of self-healing composites
Li, Qi, Mishra, Ananta Kumar, Kim, Nam Hoon, Kuila, Tapas, Lau, Kin-tak and Lee, Joong Hee. 2013. "Effects of processing conditions of poly(methylmethacrylate) encapsulated liquid curing agent on the properties of self-healing composites ." Composites Part B: Engineering. 49, pp. 6-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2013.01.011
Hemp and hemp-based composites
Wang, Hao and Lau, Alan K.T.. 2013. "Hemp and hemp-based composites." Thakur, Vijay Kumar (ed.) Green composites from natural resources. Boca Raton, FL. United States. CRC Press. pp. 63-94
Flexural and axial behavior of pultruded GFRP hollow sections filled with low strength concrete
Muttashar, Majid, Manalo, Allan, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2014. "Flexural and axial behavior of pultruded GFRP hollow sections filled with low strength concrete." Australasian Composites Conference (CA 2014): Materials for a Lighter and Smarter World. Newcastle, Australia 07 - 09 Apr 2014 Melbourne, Australia.
An experimental investigation on the effect of threaded bolt on the double lap joint strength of pultruded fibre reinforced polymer
Hizam, R. M., Karunasena, Warna and Manalo, Allan C.. 2014. "An experimental investigation on the effect of threaded bolt on the double lap joint strength of pultruded fibre reinforced polymer." Australasian Composites Conference (CA 2014): Materials for a Lighter and Smarter World. Newcastle, Australia 07 - 09 Apr 2014 Melbourne, Australia.
An overview of mechanical properties and durability of glass-fibre reinforced recycled mixed plastic waste composites
Bajracharya, Rohan Muni, Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna and Lau, Kin-tak. 2014. "An overview of mechanical properties and durability of glass-fibre reinforced recycled mixed plastic waste composites." Materials and Design. 62, pp. 98-112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.04.081
Failures of mainline railway sleepers and suggested remedies – review of current practice
Ferdous, Wahid and Manalo, Allan. 2014. "Failures of mainline railway sleepers and suggested remedies – review of current practice." Engineering Failure Analysis. 44, pp. 17-35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2014.04.020
Benefits of geopolymer concrete-filled FRP beams and its flexural behaviour
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Khennane, Amar and Kayali, Obada. 2014. "Benefits of geopolymer concrete-filled FRP beams and its flexural behaviour." Australasian Composites Conference (CA 2014): Materials for a Lighter and Smarter World. Newcastle, Australia 07 - 09 Apr 2014 Melbourne, Australia.
Structural optimisation of composite railway sleeper
Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan and Van Erp, Gerard. 2014. "Structural optimisation of composite railway sleeper." Australasian Composites Conference (CA 2014): Materials for a Lighter and Smarter World. Newcastle, Australia 07 - 09 Apr 2014 Melbourne, Australia.
Tensile properties of glass fibre reinforced recycled mixed plastic composites
Bajracharya, Rohan Muni, Manalo, Allan C., Karunasena, Warna and Lau, Kin-tak. 2014. "Tensile properties of glass fibre reinforced recycled mixed plastic composites." Australasian Composites Conference (CA 2014): Materials for a Lighter and Smarter World. Newcastle, Australia 07 - 09 Apr 2014 Melbourne, Australia.
Free vibration behaviour of fibre composite sandwich beams with debonds
Karunasena, W., Jayatilake, I. and Lokuge, W.. 2013. "Free vibration behaviour of fibre composite sandwich beams with debonds." Dissanayake, Ranjith and Jayasinghe, Thishan (ed.) 4th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management 2013 (ICSECM 2013). Kandy, Sri Lanka 13 - 15 Dec 2013 Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
A review of FRP composite truss systems and its connection
Hizam, R. M., Manalo, A. C. and Karunasena, W.. 2013. "A review of FRP composite truss systems and its connection." Samali, Bijan, Attard, Mario M. and Song, Chongmin (ed.) 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM22). Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Dec 2012 London, United Kingdom.
Glue-laminated composite sandwich beams for structural engineering and construction
Manalo, A., Maranan, G. and Erp, G. V.. 2013. "Glue-laminated composite sandwich beams for structural engineering and construction." 13th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC13). Sapporro, Japan 11 - 13 Sep 2013 Sapporo, Japan.
A review on the degradability of polymeric composites based on natural fibres
Azwa, Z. N., Yousif, B. F., Manalo, A. C. and Karunasena, W.. 2013. "A review on the degradability of polymeric composites based on natural fibres." Materials and Design. 47, pp. 424-442. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2012.11.025
Investigation on the mechanical behavior of hybrid fibre reinforced polymer composite beam
Maranan, G. B. and Manalo, A. C.. 2013. "Investigation on the mechanical behavior of hybrid fibre reinforced polymer composite beam." Al-Mahaidi, Riadh (ed.) 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2013): Towards Sustainable Infrastructure with FRP Composites. Melbourne, Australia 11 - 13 Dec 2013 Melbourne, Australia.
Analysis of internal bonded fibre reinforced composite repair systems for corroded steel pipelines
Sirimanna, C. S., Karunasena, W., Manalo, A. C., Banerjee, S. and McGarva, L.. 2013. "Analysis of internal bonded fibre reinforced composite repair systems for corroded steel pipelines." Al-Mahaidi, Riadh, Zhao, Xiao-Ling, Smith, Scott T. and Bai, Yu (ed.) 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2013): Towards Sustainable Infrastructure with FRP Composites. Melbourne, Australia 11 - 13 Dec 2013 Melbourne, Australia.
Fibre composites pile rehabilitation and concrete formwork jacket: concept development and finite element analysis
Manalo, A. C., Karunasena, W., Sirimanna, C. and Maranan, G.. 2013. "Fibre composites pile rehabilitation and concrete formwork jacket: concept development and finite element analysis." Al-Mahaidi, Riadh, Zhao, Xiao-Ling, Smith, Scott T. and Bai, Yu (ed.) 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2013): Towards Sustainable Infrastructure with FRP Composites. Melbourne, Australia 11 - 13 Dec 2013 Melbourne, Australia.
Effectiveness of using fibre-reinforced polymer composites for underwater steel pipeline repairs
Shamsuddoha, Md, Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Lau, Kin-tak. 2013. "Effectiveness of using fibre-reinforced polymer composites for underwater steel pipeline repairs." Composite Structures. 100, pp. 40-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.12.019
Prediction of obsolete FBG sensor using ANN for efficient and robust operation of SHM systems
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Wang, Hao and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Prediction of obsolete FBG sensor using ANN for efficient and robust operation of SHM systems." 4th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (APWSHM 2012). Melbourne, Australia 05 - 07 Dec 2012 Zurich, Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.558.546
Mechanical properties of bamboo fiber-polyester composites
Manalo, A. C., Karunasena, W. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Mechanical properties of bamboo fiber-polyester composites." Samali, Bijan, Attard, Mario and Song, Chongmin (ed.) 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM22). Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Dec 2012 Leiden, Netherlands.
Smart structure for small wind turbine blade
Supeni, E. E., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Smart structure for small wind turbine blade." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2027725
Clogging mechanism of permeable concrete: A review
Mishra, Krishna, Zhuge, Yan and Karunasena, Karu. 2013. "Clogging mechanism of permeable concrete: A review." Dao, Vinh and Dux, Peter (ed.) Concrete Institute of Australia's Biennial National Conference (Concrete 2013): Understanding Concrete. Gold Coast, Australia 16 - 18 Oct 2013 Sydney, Australia.
Mechanical properties of epoxy grouts for structural repair
Shamsuddoha, M., Islam, M. M., Aravinthan, T., Manalo, A. C. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Mechanical properties of epoxy grouts for structural repair." Samali, Bijan, Attard, Mario M. and Song, Chongmin (ed.) 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM22). Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Dec 2012 London, United Kingdom.
Structural evaluation of concrete expanded polystyrene sandwich panels for slab applications
Bajracharya, R. M., Lokuge, W. P., Karunasena, W., Lau, K. T. and Mosallam, A. S.. 2013. "Structural evaluation of concrete expanded polystyrene sandwich panels for slab applications." Samali, Bijan, Attard, Mario M. and Song, Chongmin (ed.) 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM22). Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Dec 2012 London, United Kingdom.
Dynamic behaviour of debonded GFRP composite beams
Jayatilake, Indunil, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2013. "Dynamic behaviour of debonded GFRP composite beams." Journal of Multifunctional Composites. 1 (2), pp. 113-122. https://doi.org/10.12783/issn.2168-4286/1.2/Jayatilake
Effect of coarse filler on shrinkages and dynamic mechanical properties of epoxy grouts
Shamsuddoha, Md, Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Lau, Kin-Tak. 2014. "Effect of coarse filler on shrinkages and dynamic mechanical properties of epoxy grouts." Journal of Multifunctional Composites. 2 (1), pp. 61-66. https://doi.org/10.12783/issn.2168-4286/2.1/
The effect of shear span-to-depth ratio and test set-up on the behavior of fibre composite sandwich structure
Manalo, A. C.. 2013. "The effect of shear span-to-depth ratio and test set-up on the behavior of fibre composite sandwich structure." Al-Mahaidi, Riadh, Smith, Scott T., Bai, Yu and Zhao, Xiao-Ling (ed.) 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2013): Towards Sustainable Infrastructure with FRP Composites. Melbourne, Australia 11 - 13 Dec 2013 Melbourne, Australia.
Structural behaviour of a prefabricated composite wall system made from rigid polyurethane foam and magnesium oxide board
Manalo, Allan. 2013. "Structural behaviour of a prefabricated composite wall system made from rigid polyurethane foam and magnesium oxide board." Construction and Building Materials. 41, pp. 642-653. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2012.12.058
Shear behaviour of glued structural fibre composite sandwich beams
Manalo, A. C., Aravinthan, T. and Karunasena, W.. 2013. "Shear behaviour of glued structural fibre composite sandwich beams." Construction and Building Materials. 47, pp. 1317-1327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2013.06.025
Embedded fibre optic sensors under multi-axial loading: a pilot study
Peauril, J., Epaarachchi, J., Lau, K. T. and Wang, H.. 2013. "Embedded fibre optic sensors under multi-axial loading: a pilot study." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. , Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 Bellingham, WA. United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2027958
NIR fibre bragg grating as dynamic sensor: an application of 1D digital wavelet analysis for signal denoising
Hafizi, Z. M., Kahandawa, G. C., Epaarachchi, J., Lau, K. T., Canning, J. and Cook, K.. 2013. "NIR fibre bragg grating as dynamic sensor: an application of 1D digital wavelet analysis for signal denoising ." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. , Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 Bellingham, WA. United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2026668
Characterisation of mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy grouts for composite repair of steel pipelines
Shamsuddoha, Md, Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Lau, Kin-tak. 2013. "Characterisation of mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy grouts for composite repair of steel pipelines." Materials and Design. 52, pp. 315-327. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2013.05.068
Geometry and restraint effects on the bending behaviour of the glass fibre reinforced polymer sandwich slabs under point load
Awad, Ziad K., Aravinthan, Thiru, Zhuge, Yan and Manalo, Allan. 2013. "Geometry and restraint effects on the bending behaviour of the glass fibre reinforced polymer sandwich slabs under point load." Materials and Design. 45, pp. 125-134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2012.08.072
Indexing damage using distortion of embedded FBG sensor response spectra
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Indexing damage using distortion of embedded FBG sensor response spectra ." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. , Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 Bellingham, WA. United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2027945
Extraction and processing of real time strain of embedded FBG sensors using a fixed filter FBG circuit and an artificial neural network
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Wang, Hao, Canning, John and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Extraction and processing of real time strain of embedded FBG sensors using a fixed filter FBG circuit and an artificial neural network." Measurement. 46 (10), pp. 4045-4051. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2013.07.029
Effect of eccentricity on the behavior of pultruded FRP bolted joint
Hizam, R. M., Manalo, A. C. and Karunasena, W.. 2013. "Effect of eccentricity on the behavior of pultruded FRP bolted joint." 3rd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2013). Sydney, Australia 04 - 05 Jul 2013 Sydney, Australia.
Development of artificial neural network model in predicting performance of the smart wind turbine blade
Supeni, E. E., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Development of artificial neural network model in predicting performance of the smart wind turbine blade." 3rd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2013). Sydney, Australia 04 - 05 Jul 2013 Sydney, Australia.
Textile material forms for reinforcement materials: a review
Misnon, M. I., Islam, M. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Textile material forms for reinforcement materials: a review." 3rd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2013). Sydney, Australia 04 - 05 Jul 2013 Sydney, Australia.
Wave propogation scattering due to defect on thin composite plates
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Wave propogation scattering due to defect on thin composite plates." 3rd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2013). Sydney, Australia 04 - 05 Jul 2013 Sydney, Australia.
Estimation of strain of distorted FBG sensor spectra using a fixed FBG filter circuit and an artificial neural network
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Lau, K. T. and Canning, John. 2013. "Estimation of strain of distorted FBG sensor spectra using a fixed FBG filter circuit and an artificial neural network ." Palaniswami, M., Leckie, C., Kanhere, S. and Gubbi, J. (ed.) IEEE 8th International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP 2013): Sensing the Future. Melbourne, Australia 02 - 05 Apr 2013 Piscataway, NJ. United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISSNIP.2013.6529770
Effect of the energy absorbing mechanisms on the blunt thoracic trauma caused by a typical foam projectile
Thota, Narasimha M., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Lau, Kin-tak. 2013. "Effect of the energy absorbing mechanisms on the blunt thoracic trauma caused by a typical foam projectile." Mishra, G. C. and Sanskriti, Krishi (ed.) 3rd World Congress on Frontiers of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering (WCFMAAE 2013). New Delhi, India 02 - 03 Feb 2013 New Delhi, India.
Effect of the foam embellishments on the pedestrian safety of the vehicle front protection systems
Thota, N. M., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Effect of the foam embellishments on the pedestrian safety of the vehicle front protection systems." Mishra, G. C. and Sanskriti, Krishi (ed.) 3rd World Congress on Frontiers of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering (WCFMAAE 2013). New Delhi, India 02 - 03 Feb 2013 New Delhi, India.
Effects of chemical treatments on hemp fibre structure
Kabir, M. M., Wang, H., Lau, K. T. and Cardona, F.. 2013. "Effects of chemical treatments on hemp fibre structure." Applied Surface Science. 276, pp. 13-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2013.02.086
Tensile properties of chemically treated hemp fibres as reinforcement for composites
Kabir, M. M., Wang, H., Lau, K. T. and Cardona, F.. 2013. "Tensile properties of chemically treated hemp fibres as reinforcement for composites." Composites Part B: Engineering. 53, pp. 362-368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2013.05.048
Damage modelling of repeatedly impacted square fibre reinforced polymer composite tube
Guades, Ernesto, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Islam, Mainul. 2013. "Damage modelling of repeatedly impacted square fibre reinforced polymer composite tube." Materials and Design. 47, pp. 687-697. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2012.12.051
Nafion-peptized laponite clay nanocomposite membrane for PEMFC
Mishra, Ananta Kumar, Bae, Seon-Hyeong, Kim, Nam Hoon, Lau, Kin-tak and Lee, Joong Hee. 2012. "Nafion-peptized laponite clay nanocomposite membrane for PEMFC ." Lau, Alan K-T, Srivatsan, T. S., Bhattacharyya, Debes, Zhang, Ming Qiu and Ho, Mabel M. P. (ed.) 20th International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials (PFAM 20). Hong Kong 15 - 18 Dec 2011 Zurich, Switzerland . https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.410.148
Fibre composites for high pressure pipeline repairs, in-air and subsea: an overview
Shamsuddoha, Md, Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan, Lau, Kin-tak and Elder, David. 2012. "Fibre composites for high pressure pipeline repairs, in-air and subsea: an overview." Ueda, Tamon (ed.) 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2012). Sapporo, Japan 02 - 04 Feb 2012 Hokkaido, Japan.
Strengthening of corroded steel angles using CFRP
Tawfik, Qaidar H., Karunasena, Warna (Karu) and Cardona, Francisco. 2012. "Strengthening of corroded steel angles using CFRP." Heslehurst, Rickard and Byrne, Ann (ed.) Composites Australia and the CRC for Advanced Composite Structures Conference 2012: Diversity in Composites. Leura, Australia 15 - 16 Mar 2012 Melbourne, Australia.
Non-velocity based analysis of passive ultrasonic signal for source location detection in composite plates: a pilot study
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J., Nizwan, C. K. E. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Non-velocity based analysis of passive ultrasonic signal for source location detection in composite plates: a pilot study." 1st International Conference of Mechanical Engineering Research (ICMER 2011). Kuantan, Malaysia 05 - 07 Dec 2011 Bristol, United Kingdom . https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/36/1/012008
Modal acoustic emission investigation for progressive failure monitoring in thin composite plates under tensile test
Hafizi, Mohd Zohari, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Modal acoustic emission investigation for progressive failure monitoring in thin composite plates under tensile test." Key Engineering Materials. 558 (558), pp. 65-75. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.558.65
Optimized FBG sensor network for efficient detection of a delamination in FRP structures
Kahandawa, G. C., Epaarachchi, J. A., Wang, H. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Optimized FBG sensor network for efficient detection of a delamination in FRP structures." Jaafar, M., Azura, A. R., Leong, K. H. and Leong, A. Y. L. (ed.) 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM 2012): Composites: Enabling Tomorrow's Industry Today. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 06 - 08 Nov 2012 Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Recent developments on fibre composite sandwich structures in civil infrastructure
Manalo, A. C.. 2012. "Recent developments on fibre composite sandwich structures in civil infrastructure." Bai, Yu, Bandyopadhyay, Sri, Zhao, Xiao Ling, Singh, Raman and Rizkalla, Sami (ed.) 6th International Composites Conference (ACUN 6): Composites and Nanocomposites in Civil, Offshore and Mining Infrastructure. Melbourne, Australia 14 - 16 Nov 2012 Melbourne, Australia.
Geopolymer concrete with FRP confinement
Lokuge, W., Eberhard, D. and Karunasena, W.. 2012. "Geopolymer concrete with FRP confinement." Bai, Yu, Bandyopadhyay, Sri, Zhao, X. L., Singh, R. and Rizkalla, S. (ed.) 6th International Composites Conference (ACUN 6): Composites and Nanocomposites in Civil, Offshore and Mining Infrastructure. Melbourne, Australia 14 - 16 Nov 2012 Melbourne, Australia.
Detecting delamination in a composite structure using an embedded FBG-AE hybrid system
Kahandawa, G. C., Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Detecting delamination in a composite structure using an embedded FBG-AE hybrid system." Kotousov, Andrei (ed.) 7th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 2012). Adelaide, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2012 Canberra, Australia.
Mechanical behaviour of a new type of fibre composite railway sleeper
Manalo, Allan C. and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2012. "Mechanical behaviour of a new type of fibre composite railway sleeper." Ueda, Tamon (ed.) 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2012). Sapporo, Japan 02 - 04 Feb 2012 Hokkaido, Japan.
Fabrication process optimization of hemp fibre reinforced polypropylene composites
Yan, Z. L., Wang, H., Lau, K. T., Zhang, J. C., Zhang, H. and Ding, Y.. 2012. "Fabrication process optimization of hemp fibre reinforced polypropylene composites." Jaafar, M., Azura, A. R., Leong, K. H. and Leong, A. Y L. (ed.) 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM 2012): Composites: Enabling Tomorrow's Industry Today. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 06 - 08 Nov 2012 Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Mechanical properties of a bamboo charcoal reinforced polylactic acid composite
Ho, M. P., Wang, H., Lau, K. T., Jayaraman, K. and Bhattacharyya, D.. 2012. "Mechanical properties of a bamboo charcoal reinforced polylactic acid composite." Jaafar, M., Azura, A. R., Leong, K. H. and Leong, A. Y. (ed.) 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM 2012): Composites: Enabling Tomorrow's Industry Today. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 06 - 08 Nov 2012 Kowloon, Hong Kong.
An investigation of effective detection length of a localized micro-failure in a laminated thin composite plate using FBG sensor integrated AE system
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "An investigation of effective detection length of a localized micro-failure in a laminated thin composite plate using FBG sensor integrated AE system." Jaafar, M., Azura, A. R., Leong, K. H. and Leong, A. Y. L. (ed.) 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM 2012): Composites: Enabling Tomorrow's Industry Today. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 06 - 08 Nov 2012 Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Field applications and case studies of FRP in civil infrastructure: the Australian experience
Aravinthan, Thiru and Manalo, Allan. 2012. "Field applications and case studies of FRP in civil infrastructure: the Australian experience." Monti, Georgio (ed.) 6th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2012). Rome, Italy 13 - 15 Jun 2012 Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Prediction of the flexural behavior of fibre composite sandwich beams
Manalo, Allan C., Aravinthan, Thiru and Karunasena, Karu. 2012. "Prediction of the flexural behavior of fibre composite sandwich beams." Ueda, Tamon (ed.) 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2012). Sapporo, Japan 02 - 04 Feb 2012 Hokkaido, Japan.
Development of smart wind turbine blades
Supeni, E. E., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Development of smart wind turbine blades." Jaafar, M., Azura, A. R., Leong, K. H and Leong, A. Y. L (ed.) 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM 2012): Composites: Enabling Tomorrow's Industry Today. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 06 - 08 Nov 2012 Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Thermal properties and structure conformation on silkworm silk fibre
Ho, Mei-po, Wang, Hao and Lau, Kin-tak. 2012. "Thermal properties and structure conformation on silkworm silk fibre." Heslehurst, Rikard Benton and Byrne, Ann (ed.) Composites Australia and the CRC for Advanced Composite Structures Conference 2012: Diversity in Composites. Leura, Australia 15 - 16 Mar 2012 Melbourne, Australia.
Behaviour of fibre composite sandwich structures under short and asymmetrical beam shear tests
Manalo, A. C.. 2013. "Behaviour of fibre composite sandwich structures under short and asymmetrical beam shear tests." Composite Structures. 99, pp. 339-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.12.010
Peer assisted learning in an online postgraduate course on engineered fibre composites
Manalo, Allan and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2012. "Peer assisted learning in an online postgraduate course on engineered fibre composites." Mann, Llewellyn and Daniel, Scott (ed.) 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE 2012). Melbourne, Australia 03 - 05 Dec 2012 Melbourne, Australia.
Compressive properties of chemically-treated hemp fibre reinforced composites
Kabir, Mohammad Mazedul, Wang, Hao, Lau, Alan, Cardona, Francisco and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2012. "Compressive properties of chemically-treated hemp fibre reinforced composites." Heslehurst, Rikard Benton and Byrne, Ann (ed.) Composites Australia and the CRC for Advanced Composite Structures Conference 2012: Diversity in Composites. Leura, Australia 15 - 16 Mar 2012 Melbourne, Australia.
Stiffness of FRP pultruded tubes under repeated axial impacts
Guades, Ernesto J., Aravinthan, Thiru, Islam, Md. Mainul and Manalo, Allan C.. 2012. "Stiffness of FRP pultruded tubes under repeated axial impacts." Ueda, Tamon (ed.) 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2012). Sapporo, Japan 02 - 04 Feb 2012 Hokkaido, Japan.
Develop and validate a biomechanical surrogate of the human thorax using corrugated sheets: a feasibility study
Thota, Narasimha Murthy, Eepaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Develop and validate a biomechanical surrogate of the human thorax using corrugated sheets: a feasibility study." 7th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 2012). Adelaide, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2012 Canberra, Australia.
Reinforcement of corroded steel structures with CFRP panels
Cardona, Francisco, Tawfik, Qaidar H. and Karunasena, Karu. 2012. "Reinforcement of corroded steel structures with CFRP panels." ICACE 2012: International Conference on Architectural and Civil Engineering. Bali, Indonesia 24 - 25 Oct 2012 Canakkale, Turkey.
Behaviour of full-scale railway turnout sleepers from glue-laminated fibre composite sandwich structures
Manalo, Allan and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2012. "Behaviour of full-scale railway turnout sleepers from glue-laminated fibre composite sandwich structures." Journal of Composites for Construction. 16 (6), pp. 724-736. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000307
Effects of energy level and impact repetitions on the impact fatigue behaviour and post-impact flexural properties of square FRP pultruded tubes
Guades, E. J., Aravinthan, T., Manalo, A. C. and Islam, M. M.. 2013. "Effects of energy level and impact repetitions on the impact fatigue behaviour and post-impact flexural properties of square FRP pultruded tubes." Samali, Bijan, Attard, Mario M. and Song, Chongmin (ed.) 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM22). Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Dec 2012 London, United Kingdom.
Measurements of heat treatment effects on bovine cortical bones by nanoindentation and compression testing
Lau, Mei-Ling, Lau, Kin-Tak, Ku, Harry, Bahattacharyya, Debes and Yao, Yan-Dong. 2012. "Measurements of heat treatment effects on bovine cortical bones by nanoindentation and compression testing." Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology. 3 (1), pp. 105-113. https://doi.org/10.4236/jbnb.2012.31014
Design of smart structures for wind turbine blades
Supeni, E. E., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Design of smart structures for wind turbine blades." Noor, M. M., Rahman, M. M. and Ismail, J. (ed.) 2nd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2012). Gold Coast, Australia 07 - 09 Jul 2012 Sydney, Australia.
Local Moving Least Square - One-Dimensional IRBFN Technique: Part II- Unsteady Incompressible Viscous Flows
Ngo-Cong, D., Mai-Duy, N., Karunasena, W. and Tran-Cong, T.. 2012. "Local Moving Least Square - One-Dimensional IRBFN Technique: Part II- Unsteady Incompressible Viscous Flows ." CMES Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences. 83 (3), pp. 311-351. https://doi.org/10.3970/cmes.2012.083.311
Local Moving Least Square - One-Dimensional IRBFN Technique: Part I - Natural Convection Flows in Concentric and Eccentric Annuli
Ngo-Cong, D., Mai-Duy, N., Karunasena, W. and Tran-Cong, T.. 2012. "Local Moving Least Square - One-Dimensional IRBFN Technique: Part I - Natural Convection Flows in Concentric and Eccentric Annuli ." CMES Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences. 83 (3), pp. 275-310. https://doi.org/10.3970/cmes.2012.083.275
Analysis of a railway turnout system with a spot replacement sleeper
Manalo, A. C., Aravinthan, T. and Karunasena, W.. 2013. "Analysis of a railway turnout system with a spot replacement sleeper." Samali, Bijan, Attard, Mario M. and Song, Chongmin (ed.) 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM22). Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Dec 2012 London, United Kingdom.
A study on the dynamic mechanical properties of silk fibre composites
Ho, Mei-po, Wang, Hao, Ho, Chun-kit and Lau, Kin-tak. 2012. "A study on the dynamic mechanical properties of silk fibre composites." Advanced Materials Research. 410, pp. 106-109. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.410.106
Duct noise control by using very light composite plate
Choy, Y. S., Liu, Y. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Duct noise control by using very light composite plate." Advanced Materials Research. 410, pp. 361-365. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.410.361
Effect of degumming time on silkworm silk fibre for biodegradable polymer composites
Ho, Mei-po, Wang, Hao and Lau, Kin-tak. 2012. "Effect of degumming time on silkworm silk fibre for biodegradable polymer composites." Applied Surface Science. 258 (8), pp. 3948-3955. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2011.12.068
Chemical treatments on plant-based natural fibre reinforced polymer composites: an overview
Kabir, M. M., Wang, H., Lau, K. T. and Cardona, F.. 2012. "Chemical treatments on plant-based natural fibre reinforced polymer composites: an overview ." Composites Part B: Engineering. 43 (7), pp. 2883-2892. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2012.04.053
Interfacial bonding and degumming effects on silk fibre/polymer biocomposites
Ho, Mei-po, Wang, Hao, Lau, Kin-tak, Lee, Joong-hee and Hui, David. 2012. "Interfacial bonding and degumming effects on silk fibre/polymer biocomposites ." Composites Part B: Engineering. 43 (7), pp. 2801-2812. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2012.04.042
Mechanical properties characterization of the skin and core of a novel composite sandwich structure
Manalo, A. C., Aravinthan, T. and Karunasena, W.. 2013. "Mechanical properties characterization of the skin and core of a novel composite sandwich structure." Journal of Composite Materials. 47 (14), pp. 1785-1800. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998312451607
Experimental investigation on the behaviour of square FRP composite tubes under repeated axial impact
Guades, Ernesto, Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Islam, Mainul. 2013. "Experimental investigation on the behaviour of square FRP composite tubes under repeated axial impact." Composite Structures. 97, pp. 211-221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.10.033
Composite behaviour of a hybrid FRP bridge girder and concrete deck
Manalo, A. C., Aravinthan, T., Mutsuyoshi, H. and Matsui, T.. 2012. "Composite behaviour of a hybrid FRP bridge girder and concrete deck." Advances in Structural Engineering. 15 (4), pp. 589-600. https://doi.org/10.1260/1369-4332.15.4.589
A review on the driving performance of FRP composite piles
Guades, Ernesto, Aravinthan, Thiru, Islam, Mainul and Manalo, Allan. 2012. "A review on the driving performance of FRP composite piles." Composite Structures. 94 (6), pp. 1932-1942. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.02.004
Design of an impact resistant glass fibre/epoxy composites using short silk fibres
Ho, Mei-po and Lau, Kin-tak. 2012. "Design of an impact resistant glass fibre/epoxy composites using short silk fibres." Materials and Design. 35 (1), pp. 664-669. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2011.10.003
A numerical procedure based on 1D-IRBFN and local MLS-1D-IRBFN methods for fluid-structure interaction analysis
Ngo-Cong, D., Mai-Duy, N., Karunasena, W. and Tran-Cong, T.. 2012. "A numerical procedure based on 1D-IRBFN and local MLS-1D-IRBFN methods for fluid-structure interaction analysis." CMES Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences. 83 (5), pp. 459-498. https://doi.org/10.3970/cmes.2012.083.459
Modal analysis of high frequency acoustic signal approach for progressive failure monitoring in thin composite plates
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Modal analysis of high frequency acoustic signal approach for progressive failure monitoring in thin composite plates." 2nd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2012). Gold Coast, Australia 07 - 09 Jul 2012 Sydney, Australia.
A critical review on the manufacturing processes in relation to the properties of nanoclay/polymer composites
Albdiry, M. T., Yousif, B. F., Ku, H. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "A critical review on the manufacturing processes in relation to the properties of nanoclay/polymer composites." Journal of Composite Materials. 47 (9), pp. 1093-1115. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998312445592
Reinforcement of polypropylene with hemp fibres
Yan, Z. L., Wang, H., Lau, K. T., Pather, S., Zhang, J. C., Lin, G. and Ding, Y.. 2013. "Reinforcement of polypropylene with hemp fibres." Composites Part B: Engineering. 46, pp. 221-226. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2012.09.027
A potential material for tissue engineering: silkworm silk/PLA biocomposite
Cheung, Hoi-Yan, Lau, Kin-tak, Tao, Xiao-Ming and Hui, David. 2008. "A potential material for tissue engineering: silkworm silk/PLA biocomposite ." Composites Part B: Engineering. 39 (6), pp. 1026-1033. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2007.11.009
Sonication effect on the mechanical properties of MWCNTs reinforced natural rubber
Tarawneh, Mou’ad A., Ahmad, Sahrim Hj., EhNoum, SeYong and Lau, Kin-tak. 2013. "Sonication effect on the mechanical properties of MWCNTs reinforced natural rubber." Journal of Composite Materials. 47 (5), pp. 579-585. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998312443394
Critical factors on manufacturing processes of natural fibre composites
Ho, Mei-po, Wang, Hao, Lee, Joong-Hee, Ho, Chun-kit, Lau, Kin-tak, Leng, Jinsong and Hui, David. 2012. "Critical factors on manufacturing processes of natural fibre composites." Composites Part B: Engineering. 43 (8), pp. 3549-3562. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2011.10.001
Micro-crack behavior of carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic modified epoxy composites for cryogenic applications
He, Yu-xin, Li, Qi, Kuila, Tapas, Kim, Nam Hoon, Jiang, Tongwu, Lau, Kin-tak and Lee, Joong Hee. 2013. "Micro-crack behavior of carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic modified epoxy composites for cryogenic applications." Composites Part B: Engineering. 44 (1), pp. 533-539. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2012.03.014
Effect of silk fiber to the mechanical and thermal properties of its biodegradable composites
Ho, Mei-Po, Wang, Hao, Lau, Kin-Tak and Leng, Jinsong. 2013. "Effect of silk fiber to the mechanical and thermal properties of its biodegradable composites ." Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 127 (4), pp. 2389-2396. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.37539
Behaviour of glued fibre composite sandwich structure in flexure: experiment and fibre model analysis
Manalo, Allan and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2012. "Behaviour of glued fibre composite sandwich structure in flexure: experiment and fibre model analysis." Materials and Design. 39, pp. 458-468. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2012.02.052
Local moving least square-one-dimensional integrated radial basis function networks technique for incompressible viscous flows
Ngo-Cong, D., Mai-Duy, N., Karunasena, W. and Tran-Cong, T.. 2012. "Local moving least square-one-dimensional integrated radial basis function networks technique for incompressible viscous flows." International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids. 70 (11), pp. 1443-1474. https://doi.org/10.1002/fld.3640
Geometry effect on the behaviour of single and glue-laminated glass fibre reinforced polymer composite sandwich beams loaded in four-point bending
Awad, Ziad K., Aravinthan, Thiru and Manalo, Allan. 2012. "Geometry effect on the behaviour of single and glue-laminated glass fibre reinforced polymer composite sandwich beams loaded in four-point bending." Materials and Design. 39 (5), pp. 93-103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2012.02.023
Testing and characterization of thick hybrid fibre composites laminates
Manalo, Allan, Mutsuyoshi, Hiroshi and Matsui, Takahiro. 2012. "Testing and characterization of thick hybrid fibre composites laminates." International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. 63 (1), pp. 99-109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2012.07.002
Mechanical properties of chemically-treated hemp fibre reinforced sandwich composites
Kabir, M. M., Wang, H., Lau, K. T., Cardona, F. and Aravinthan, T.. 2012. "Mechanical properties of chemically-treated hemp fibre reinforced sandwich composites." Composites Part B: Engineering. 43 (2), pp. 159-169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2011.06.003
Use of FBG sensors for SHM in aerospace structures
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Wang, Hao and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Use of FBG sensors for SHM in aerospace structures." Photonic Sensors. 2 (3), pp. 203-214. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13320-012-0065-4
Development of composite plate for compact silencer design
Choy, Y. S., Liu, Y., Cheung, H. Y., Xi, Q. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Development of composite plate for compact silencer design ." Journal of Sound and Vibration. 331 (10), pp. 2348-2364. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2011.12.023
The effect of fibre chemical treatments on hemp reinforced composites
Wang, H., Kabir, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2011. "The effect of fibre chemical treatments on hemp reinforced composites ." 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-18). Jeju, Korea 21 - 26 Aug 2011 Seoul, Korea.
Moving least square: one dimensional integrated radial basis function networks for time dependent problems
Ngo-Cong, D., Mai-Duy, N., Karunasena, W. and Tran-Cong, T.. 2011. "Moving least square: one dimensional integrated radial basis function networks for time dependent problems." Brebbia, C. A. and Popov, V. (ed.) 33rd International Conference on Boundary Elements and other Mesh Reduction Methods (BEM/MRM 2011). New Forest, United Kingdom 28 - 30 Jun 2011 Southampton, UK. https://doi.org/10.2495/BE110271
Introduction to multifunctional polymer nanocomposites
Leng, Jinsong, Li, Jianjun and Lau, Alan kin-tak. 2011. "Introduction to multifunctional polymer nanocomposites." Leng, Jinsong and Lau, Alan kin-tak (ed.) Multifunctional polymer nanocomposites. Boca Raton, FL. United States. CRC Press. pp. 1-18
The effects of fibre wraps on the flexural behaviour of glulam composite sandwich beams
Manalo, A. C. and Aravinthan, T.. 2011. "The effects of fibre wraps on the flexural behaviour of glulam composite sandwich beams." Cowled, Craig J. L. (ed.) 1st International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering, Designing and Developing the Built Environment for Sustainable Wellbeing (eddBE 2011). Brisbane, Australia 27 - 29 Apr 2011 Brisbane, Australia.
Experimental investigation of HFRP composite beams
Mutsuyoshi, Hiroshi, Hai, Nguyen Duc, Shiroki, Kensuke, Aravinthan, Thiru and Manalo, Allan. 2011. "Experimental investigation of HFRP composite beams." Seracino, Rudi and Sen, Rajan (ed.) 10th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-10). Tampa, United States 02 - 04 Apr 2011 Farmington Hills, MI. United States.
Mechanical properties of an injected silk fibre reinforced PLA composite
Ho, Mei-Po, Lau, Kin-tak, Wang, Hao and Bhattacharyya, Debes. 2011. "Mechanical properties of an injected silk fibre reinforced PLA composite." Bhattacharyya, D., Lin, R. J. T. and Srivatsan, T. S. (ed.) 19th International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials (PFAM XIX). Auckland, New Zealand 14 - 17 Jan 2011 Auckland, New Zealand.
Recent research trend in natural-fibre composites
Lau, Alan K. T. and Ho, Mabel M. P.. 2011. "Recent research trend in natural-fibre composites." JEC Composites Magazine.
A comparison of the shear behaviour of a fibre composite sandwich structure in the transverse and in-plane directions
Manalo, A. C., Aravinthan, T. and Karunasena, W.. 2011. "A comparison of the shear behaviour of a fibre composite sandwich structure in the transverse and in-plane directions." Fragomeni, Sam and Venkatesan, Srikanth (ed.) 21st Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 21). Melbourne, Australia 07 - 10 Dec 2010 Leiden, Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1201/b10571-75
Electrochemical performance of a graphene polypyrrole nanocomposite as a supercapacitor electrode
Bose, Saswata, Kim, Nam Hoon, Kuila, Tapas, Lau, Kin-tak and Lee, Joong Hee. 2011. "Electrochemical performance of a graphene polypyrrole nanocomposite as a supercapacitor electrode ." Nanotechnology. 22 (29), p. 5202. https://doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/22/29/295202
Assessing heat-treatment effects on bovine cortical bones by nanoindentation
Lau, Mei-ling, Lau, Kin-tak, Ku, Harry, Bahattacharyya, Debes and Lee, Joong-Hee. 2012. "Assessing heat-treatment effects on bovine cortical bones by nanoindentation ." Advanced Materials Research. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.410.110
Structural performance of low grade timber slabs
Karunasena, W. and Summerville, C. J.. 2011. "Structural performance of low grade timber slabs." Fragomeni, Sam, Venkatesan, Srikanth, Lam, Nelson T. K. and Setunge, Sujeeva (ed.) 21st Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 21). Melbourne, Australia 07 - 10 Dec 2010 Leiden, Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1201/b10571-169
The effect of modulus of elasticity on the behaviour of railway turnout sleepers
Manalo, A. C., Aravinthan, T., Karunasena, W. and Stevens, N.. 2011. "The effect of modulus of elasticity on the behaviour of railway turnout sleepers." Fragomeni, Sam, Venkatesan, Srikanth, Lam, Nelson T. K. and Setunge, Sujeeva (ed.) 21st Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 21). Melbourne, Australia 07 - 10 Dec 2010 Leiden, Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1201/b10571-76
Flexural behaviour of glulam beams from novel sandwich panels
Manalo, Allan C. and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2011. "Flexural behaviour of glulam beams from novel sandwich panels." Ferreira, A. J. M. (ed.) 16th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS 16). Porto, Portugal 28 - 30 Jul 2011 Porto, Portugal.
Behavior of fiber-reinforced composite beams with mechanical joints
Manalo, Allan and Mutsuyoshi, Hiroshi. 2012. "Behavior of fiber-reinforced composite beams with mechanical joints." Journal of Composite Materials. 46 (4), pp. 483-496. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998311418263
Electromechanical stability of compressible dielectric elastomer actuators
Liu, Liwi, Liu, Yanju, Leng, Jinsong and Lau, Kin-tak. 2011. "Electromechanical stability of compressible dielectric elastomer actuators ." Smart Materials and Structures. 20 (11), p. 115015. https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/20/11/115015
Novel phenolic resins with improved mechanical and toughness properties
Cardona, Francisco, Lau, Alan Kin-Tak and Fedrigo, Jessica. 2012. "Novel phenolic resins with improved mechanical and toughness properties." Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 123 (4), pp. 2131-2139. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.34719
Property enhancement of a carbon fiber/epoxy composite by using carbon nanotubes
Kim, M. T., Rhee, K. Y., Lee, J. H., Hui, D. and Lau, Alan K. T.. 2011. "Property enhancement of a carbon fiber/epoxy composite by using carbon nanotubes ." Composites Part B: Engineering. 42 (5), pp. 1257-1261. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2011.02.005
Correlation of mechanical performance and morphological structures of epoxy micro/nanoparticulate composites
Dong, Yu, Chaudhary, Deeptangshu, Ploumis, Charlie and Lau, Kin-tak. 2011. "Correlation of mechanical performance and morphological structures of epoxy micro/nanoparticulate composites ." Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 42 (10), pp. 1483-1492. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2011.06.015
Mechanism of reinforcement in a nanoclay/polymer composite
Chan, Mo-lin, Lau, Kin-tak, Wong, Tsun-tat, Ho, Mei-po and Hui, David. 2011. "Mechanism of reinforcement in a nanoclay/polymer composite ." Composites Part B: Engineering. 42 (6), pp. 1708-1712. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2011.03.011
Analysis of a typical railway turnout sleeper system using grillage beam analogy
Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna and Stevens, Nick. 2012. "Analysis of a typical railway turnout sleeper system using grillage beam analogy." Finite Elements in Analysis and Design. 48 (1), pp. 1376-1391. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.finel.2011.08.007
Buckling and vibration analysis of laminated composite plate/shell structures via a smoothed quadrilateral flat shell element with in-plane rotations
Nguyen-Van, H., Mai-Duy, N., Karunasena, W. and Tran-Cong, T.. 2011. "Buckling and vibration analysis of laminated composite plate/shell structures via a smoothed quadrilateral flat shell element with in-plane rotations." Computers and Structures. 89 (7-8), pp. 612-625. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2011.01.005
Free vibration analysis of laminated composite plates based on FSDT using one-dimensional IRBFN method
Ngo-Cong, D., Mai-Duy, N., Karunasena, W. and Tran-Cong, T.. 2011. "Free vibration analysis of laminated composite plates based on FSDT using one-dimensional IRBFN method." Computers and Structures. 89 (1-2), pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2010.07.012
An experimental investigation of early damage localization for thin glass fibre reinforced symmetric composite laminates
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "An experimental investigation of early damage localization for thin glass fibre reinforced symmetric composite laminates." Heslehurst, Rikard Benton and Byrne, Ann (ed.) Composites Australia and the CRC for Advanced Composite Structures Conference 2012: Diversity in Composites. Leura, Australia 15 - 16 Mar 2012 Melbourne, Australia.
Behaviour of fibre composite sandwich structures: a case study on railway sleeper application
Manalo, Allan. 2011. Behaviour of fibre composite sandwich structures: a case study on railway sleeper application. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland.
Modelling the response to deep foundations under oblique loading
Johnson, K., Lemcke, Pamela M., Karunasena, W. and Sivakugan, Nagaratnam. 2003. "Modelling the response to deep foundations under oblique loading." Zerger, Andre and Argent, Robert M. (ed.) 15th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM03). Townsville, Australia 14 - 17 Jul 2003 Canberra, Australia. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand .
Load-deformation behaviour prediction of timber beams externally reinforced with composite materials
Karunasena, Karu W. and Grice, Andrew. 2006. "Load-deformation behaviour prediction of timber beams externally reinforced with composite materials." Kanok-Nukulchai, Worsak, Munasinghe, Sunil and Anwar, Naveed (ed.) 10th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction: Materials, Experimentation, Maintenance and Rehabilitation (EASEC-10). Bangkok, Thailand 03 - 05 Aug 2006 Pathumthani, Thailand.
Elastodynamic reciprocity relations for wave scattering by flaws in fiber-reinforced composite plates
Karunasena, W.. 2006. "Elastodynamic reciprocity relations for wave scattering by flaws in fiber-reinforced composite plates." Kanok-Nukulchai, Worsak, Munasinghe, Sunil and Anwar, Naveed (ed.) 10th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction: Materials, Experimentation, Maintenance and Rehabilitation (EASEC-10). Bangkok, Thailand 03 - 05 Aug 2006 Pathumthani, Thailand.
Preface to futures in mechanics of structures and materials conference. ACMSM20
Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna (Karu) and Wang, Hao. 2009. "Preface to futures in mechanics of structures and materials conference. ACMSM20." Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna (Karu) and Wang, Hao (ed.) 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20). Toowoomba, Australia 02 - 05 Dec 2008 London, United Kingdom.
Investigation on role and function of noggings in residential timber frame construction
Karunasena, W. and Leitch, C. J.. 2008. "Investigation on role and function of noggings in residential timber frame construction." Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna (Karu) and Wang, Hao (ed.) 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20). Toowoomba, Australia 02 - 05 Dec 2008 London, United Kingdom.
An investigation on the stiffness of timber sleepers for the design of fibre composite sleepers
Ticoalu, A., Aravinthan, T. and Karunasena, W.. 2008. "An investigation on the stiffness of timber sleepers for the design of fibre composite sleepers." Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna (Karu) and Wang, Hao (ed.) 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20). Toowoomba, Australia 02 - 05 Dec 2008 London, United Kingdom.
Dynamic behavior of hybrid composite bridge girder
Epaarachchi, J. A., Karunasena, W. and Aravinthan, T.. 2008. "Dynamic behavior of hybrid composite bridge girder." Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna (Karu) and Wang, Hao (ed.) 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20). Toowoomba, Australia 02 - 05 Dec 2008 London, United Kingdom.
Numerical modelling of obliquely incident guided wave scattering by a crack in a laminated composite plate
Karunasena, W.. 2004. "Numerical modelling of obliquely incident guided wave scattering by a crack in a laminated composite plate." Atrens, Andrej, Boland, J. N., Clegg, Richard and Griffiths, John (ed.) 2004 Structural Integrity and Fracture International Conference (SIF2004). Brisbane, Australia 26 - 29 Sep 2004 Australia.
Fibre composite sandwich beam: an alternative to railway turnout sleeper?
Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna and Douglas, Steven. 2010. "Fibre composite sandwich beam: an alternative to railway turnout sleeper?" Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
Carbon nanotubes for space and bio-engineering applications
Lau, Kin-Tak, Cheung, Hoi-Yan, Lu, Jian Ping, Yin, Yan-Sheng, Hui, David and Li, Hu-Lin. 2008. "Carbon nanotubes for space and bio-engineering applications ." Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience. 5 (1), pp. 23-35. https://doi.org/10.1166/jctn.2008.003
Interfacial bonding characteristic of nanoclay/polymer composites
Chan, Mo-lin, Lau, Kin-tak, Wong, T. T. and Cardona, Francisco. 2011. "Interfacial bonding characteristic of nanoclay/polymer composites." Applied Surface Science. 258 (2), pp. 860-864. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2011.09.016
Preparation and study of polypropylene/polyethylene terephthalate composite fibres
Si, Xiaojuan, Guo, Linfeng, Wang, Yimin and Lau, Kin-Tak. 2008. "Preparation and study of polypropylene/polyethylene terephthalate composite fibres." Composites Science and Technology. 68 (14), pp. 2943-2947. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2007.11.008
Mechanical and thermal properties of chicken feather fiber/PLA green composites
Cheng, Sha, Lau, Kin-Tak, Liu, Tao, Zhao, Yong-Qing, Lam, Pou-Man and Yin, Yansheng. 2009. "Mechanical and thermal properties of chicken feather fiber/PLA green composites ." Composites Part B: Engineering. 40 (7), pp. 650-654. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2009.04.011
Sliding wear performance of nano-SiO2/short carbon fiber/epoxy hybrid composites
Guo, Qing Bing, Rong, Min Zhi, Jia, Guo Liang, Lau, Kin-Tak and Zhang, Ming Qiu. 2009. "Sliding wear performance of nano-SiO2/short carbon fiber/epoxy hybrid composites ." Wear. 266 (7-8), pp. 658-665. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2008.08.005
Synthesis of zirconia nanoparticles on carbon nanotubes and their potential for enhancing the fracture toughness of alumina ceramics
Zhu, Yue-Feng, Shi, Lei, Liang, Ji, Hui, David and Lau, Kin-Tak. 2008. "Synthesis of zirconia nanoparticles on carbon nanotubes and their potential for enhancing the fracture toughness of alumina ceramics." Composites Part B: Engineering. 39 (7-8), pp. 1136-1141. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2008.03.006
Fabrication and mechanical properties of exfoliated clay-CNTs/epoxy nanocomposites
Wang, Zhicai, Xu, Cailing, Zhao, Yongqing, Zhao, Dandan, Wang, Zhe, Li, Hulin and Lau, Kin-Tak. 2008. "Fabrication and mechanical properties of exfoliated clay-CNTs/epoxy nanocomposites." Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing. 490 (1-2), pp. 481-487. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2008.01.040
Mechanical properties of epoxy-based composites using coiled carbon nanotubes
Li, Xiao-Feng, Lau, Kin-Tak and Yin, Yan-Sheng. 2008. "Mechanical properties of epoxy-based composites using coiled carbon nanotubes." Composites Science and Technology. 68 (14), pp. 2876-2881. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2007.10.019
Imparting ultra-low friction and wear rate to epoxy by the incorporation of microencapsulated lubricant?
Guo, Qing Bing, Lau, Kin-Tak, Zheng, Bing Fa, Rong, Min Zhi and Zhang, Ming Qiu. 2009. "Imparting ultra-low friction and wear rate to epoxy by the incorporation of microencapsulated lubricant?" Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 294 (1), pp. 20-24. https://doi.org/10.1002/mame.200800257
Strain monitoring of RC members strengthened with smart NSM FRP bars
Wang, Bo, Teng, J. G., De Lorenzis, Laura, Zhou, Li-Min, Ou, Jinping, Jin, Wei and Lau, K. T.. 2009. "Strain monitoring of RC members strengthened with smart NSM FRP bars." Construction and Building Materials. 23 (4), pp. 1698-1711. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2008.07.027
Acousto-ultrasonic sensing for delaminated GFRP composites using an embedded FBG sensor
Lam, Pou-Man, Lau, Kin-Tak, Ling, Hang-Yin, Su, Zhong-Qing and Tam, Hwa-Yaw. 2009. "Acousto-ultrasonic sensing for delaminated GFRP composites using an embedded FBG sensor." Optics and Lasers in Engineering. 47 (10), pp. 1049-1055. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optlaseng.2009.01.010
Composite panels for reducing noise in air conditioning and ventilation systems
Choy, Yat-Sze, Lau, Kin-Tak, Wang, C., Chau, C. W., Liu, Yang and Hui, D.. 2009. "Composite panels for reducing noise in air conditioning and ventilation systems." Composites Part B: Engineering. 40 (4), pp. 259-266. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2009.01.004
Use of CFRP for rehabilitation of steel structures: a review
Tawfik, Qaidar and Karunasena, Warna (Karu). 2010. "Use of CFRP for rehabilitation of steel structures: a review." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
Carbon nanotube-reinforced nanocomposites
Lau, Alan kin-tak. 2011. "Carbon nanotube-reinforced nanocomposites." Lau, Alan kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) Multifunctional polymer nanocomposites. Boca Raton, FL. United States. CRC Press. pp. 19-45
Sensors, actuators, and intelligent processing [Preface]
Lau, Kin-Tak, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Sudarshan, T. S.. 2010. "Sensors, actuators, and intelligent processing [Preface]." Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 25 (4), pp. 211-211. https://doi.org/10.1080/10426910903425036
Biocomposites: their multifunctionality
Lau, Kin-tak, Ho, Mei-po, Au-Yeung, Chi-ting and Cheung, Hoi-yan. 2010. "Biocomposites: their multifunctionality." International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials. 1 (1), pp. 13-27. https://doi.org/10.1080/19475411003589780
Characteristics of a silk fibre reinforced biodegradable plastic
Ho, Mei-Po, Lau, Kin-Tak, Wang, Hao and Bhattacharyya, Debes. 2011. "Characteristics of a silk fibre reinforced biodegradable plastic." Composites Part B: Engineering. 42 (2), pp. 117-122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2010.10.007
Effects of natural fibre surface on composite properties: a review
Kabir, M. M., Wang, H., Aravinthan, T., Cardona, F. and Lau, K. -T.. 2011. "Effects of natural fibre surface on composite properties: a review." Cowled, Craig J. L. (ed.) 1st International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering, Designing and Developing the Built Environment for Sustainable Wellbeing (eddBE 2011). Brisbane, Australia 27 - 29 Apr 2011 Brisbane, Australia.
I-V characteristics and electro-mechanical response of different carbon black/epoxy composites
Ji, Xiaoyong, Li, Hui, Hui, David, Hsiao, Kuang-Ting, Ou, Jinping and Lau, Alan K. T.. 2010. "I-V characteristics and electro-mechanical response of different carbon black/epoxy composites." Composites Part B: Engineering. 41 (1), pp. 25-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2009.05.001
A shape memory alloy energy absorber for backpack design
Lau, Sindy Mei-Ling, Lau, Kin-Tak, Yin, Yan-Sheng, Li, Lan, Wong, May, Chan, Kevin and Chen, William. 2010. "A shape memory alloy energy absorber for backpack design." Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 25 (4), pp. 281-286. https://doi.org/10.1080/10426910903426471
Optimization of tribological and mechanical properties of epoxy through hybrid filling
Guo, Qing Bing, Lau, Kin-Tak, Rong, Min Zhi and Zhang, Ming Qiu. 2010. "Optimization of tribological and mechanical properties of epoxy through hybrid filling." Wear. 269 (1-2), pp. 13-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2010.03.001
Silkworm silk/poly(lactic acid) biocomposites: dynamic mechanical, thermal and biodegradable properties
Zhao, Yong-Qing, Cheung, Hoi-Yan, Lau, Kin-Tak, Xu, Cai-Ling, Zhao, Dan-Dan and Li, Hu-Lin. 2010. "Silkworm silk/poly(lactic acid) biocomposites: dynamic mechanical, thermal and biodegradable properties." Polymer Degradation and Stability. 95 (10), pp. 1978-1987. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2010.07.015
Thermal behavior of MWNT-reinforced thermoplastic natural rubber nanocomposites
Tarawneh, Mouad. A., Ahmad, Sahrim Hj., Rasid, Rozaidi, Yahya, S. Y., Lau, Kin-tak, Kong, Ing and Noum, Se Yong Eh. 2011. "Thermal behavior of MWNT-reinforced thermoplastic natural rubber nanocomposites." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 30 (3), pp. 216-221. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684410391512
Effect of surface treatment with potassium persulfate on dispersion stability of multi-walled carbon nanotubes
Park, Ok-kyung, Kim, Nam Hoon, Lau, Kin-Tak and Lee, Joong Hee. 2010. "Effect of surface treatment with potassium persulfate on dispersion stability of multi-walled carbon nanotubes." Materials Letters. 64 (6), pp. 718-721. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2009.12.048
The electrochemistry corrosion behavior of Fe3Al-type intermetallic with super-hydrophobic surfaces
Liu, Tao, Lau, Kin-Tak, Chen, Shougang, Cheng, Sha, He, Tian and Yin, Yansheng. 2010. "The electrochemistry corrosion behavior of Fe3Al-type intermetallic with super-hydrophobic surfaces." Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 25 (5), pp. 298-301. https://doi.org/10.1080/10426911003747717
Measurement of bovine bone properties through surface indentation technique
Lau, Mei-ling, Lau, Kin-tak, Yao Yeo, Yan-Dong, Au Yeung, Chi-ting and Lee, Joong-hee. 2010. "Measurement of bovine bone properties through surface indentation technique." Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 25 (5), pp. 324-328. https://doi.org/10.1080/10426911003748137
Microscopical observation of the marine bacterium vibrio natriegeus growth on metallic corrosion
Cheng, Sha, Lau, Kin-Tak, Chen, Shougang, Chang, Xueting, Liu, Tao and Yin, Yansheng. 2010. "Microscopical observation of the marine bacterium vibrio natriegeus growth on metallic corrosion." Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 25 (5), pp. 293-297. https://doi.org/10.1080/10426911003747642
Polymer membranes for high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cell: recent advances and challenge
Bose, Saswata, Kuila, Tapas, Nguyen, Thi Xuan Hien, Kim, Nam Hoon, Lau, Kin-tak and Lee, Joong Hee. 2011. "Polymer membranes for high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cell: recent advances and challenge." Progress in Polymer Science. 36 (6), pp. 813-843. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2011.01.003
Flexural behaviour of structural fibre composite sandwich beams in flatwise and edgewise positions
Manalo, A. C., Aravinthan, T., Karunasena, W. and Islam, M. M.. 2010. "Flexural behaviour of structural fibre composite sandwich beams in flatwise and edgewise positions." Composite Structures. 92 (4), pp. 984-995. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2009.09.046
Development of a fibre composite turnout sleeper
Aravinthan, Thiru, Manalo, Allan and Douglas, Steve. 2010. "Development of a fibre composite turnout sleeper." Uy, Brian and Xiang, Yang (ed.) 5th Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region and Australasian Structural Engineering Conference (CECAR5 and ASEC2010): Innovative Community Building. Sydney, Australia 08 - 12 Aug 2010 Sydney, Australia.
In-plane shear behaviour of fibre composite sandwich beams using asymmetrical beam shear test
Manalo, A. C., Aravinthan, T. and Karunasena, W.. 2010. "In-plane shear behaviour of fibre composite sandwich beams using asymmetrical beam shear test." Construction and Building Materials. 24 (10), pp. 1952-1960. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2010.04.005
Shear behavior of glue-laminated composite sandwich beams
Manalo, Allan C., Aravinthan, Thiru and Karunasena, Warna. 2010. "Shear behavior of glue-laminated composite sandwich beams." Ye, Lieping, Feng, Peng and Yue, Qingrui (ed.) 5th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2010). Beijing, China 27 - 29 Sep 2010 Beijing, China.
Study on the mechanical properties of different silkworm silk fibers
Cheung, Hoi-Yan, Ho, Mei-po, Lau, Kin-tak and Mosallam, Ayman. 2009. "Study on the mechanical properties of different silkworm silk fibers." Journal of Composite Materials. 43 (22), pp. 2521-2531. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998309345347
Biodegradation of a silkworm silk/PLA composite
Cheung, Hoi-Yan, Lau, Kin-Tak, Pow, Yu-Fung, Zhao, Yong-Qing and Hui, David. 2010. "Biodegradation of a silkworm silk/PLA composite." Composites Part B: Engineering. 41 (3), pp. 223-228. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2009.09.004
The effect of debonding on the natural frequencies of laminated fibre composite sandwich plates
Karunasena, Warna. 2010. "The effect of debonding on the natural frequencies of laminated fibre composite sandwich plates." Teh, Kian, Davies, Ian and Howard, Ian (ed.) 6th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 6). Perth, Western Australia 12 - 15 Dec 2010 Perth, Western Australia.
Evaluation of the strength and stiffness of glue-laminated fibre composite sandwich panels for structural beam application
Manalo, Allan C., Aravinthan, Thiru and Karunasena, Warna. 2010. "Evaluation of the strength and stiffness of glue-laminated fibre composite sandwich panels for structural beam application." Teh, Kian, Davies, Ian and Howard, Ian (ed.) 6th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 6). Perth, Western Australia 12 - 15 Dec 2010 Perth, Australia.
Behaviour of structural glulam beams from sustainable fibre composite sandwich panels
Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru and Karunasena, Warna. 2010. "Behaviour of structural glulam beams from sustainable fibre composite sandwich panels." Uy, Brian and Xiang, Yang (ed.) 5th Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region and Australasian Structural Engineering Conference (CECAR5 and ASEC2010): Innovative Community Building. Sydney, Australia 08 - 12 Aug 2010 Sydney, Australia.
In-situ synthesis and characterization of electrically conductive polypyrrole/graphene nanocomposites
Bose, Saswata, Kuila, Tapas, Uddin, Md. Elias, Kim, Nam Hoon, Lau, Alan K. T. and Lee, Joong Hee. 2010. "In-situ synthesis and characterization of electrically conductive polypyrrole/graphene nanocomposites." Polymer. 51 (25), pp. 5921-5928. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2010.10.014
Nanodiamond/poly (lactic acid) nanocomposites: effect of nanodiamond on structure and properties of poly (lactic acid)
Zhao, Yong-Qing, Lau, Kin-Tak, Kim, Jang-Kyo, Xu, Cai-Ling, Zhao, Dan-Dan and Li, Hu-Lin. 2010. "Nanodiamond/poly (lactic acid) nanocomposites: effect of nanodiamond on structure and properties of poly (lactic acid)." Composites Part B: Engineering. 41 (8), pp. 646-653. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2010.09.003
Flexural behaviour of glue-laminated fibre composite sandwich beams
Manalo, A. C., Aravinthan, T. and Karunasena, W.. 2010. "Flexural behaviour of glue-laminated fibre composite sandwich beams." Composite Structures. 92 (11), pp. 2703-2711. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2010.03.006
Behaviour of hybrid FRP composite I-girder with concrete deck
Manalo, Allan, Mutsuyoshi, Hiroshi, Aravinthan, Thiru and Matsui, Takahiro. 2009. "Behaviour of hybrid FRP composite I-girder with concrete deck." Oehlers, Deric, Griffith, Michael and Seracino, Rudolf (ed.) 9th International Symposium of the Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-9): Current Challenges and Future Trends. Sydney, Australia 13 - 15 Jul 2009 Adelaide, Australia.
Integrated-RBF network method for free vibration analysis of laminated composite plates
Ngo-Cong, D., Mai-Duy, N., Karunasena, W. and Tran-Cong, T.. 2010. "Integrated-RBF network method for free vibration analysis of laminated composite plates." Khalili, N., Valliappan, S., Li, Q. and Russell, A. (ed.) 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM/APCOM 2010). Sydney, Australia 19 - 23 Jul 2010 Bristol, United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/10/1/012236
Factors affecting debonding of FRP (fiber-reinforced polymer) rehabilitated concrete beams
Hughes, Warren and Karunasena, Warna. 2004. "Factors affecting debonding of FRP (fiber-reinforced polymer) rehabilitated concrete beams." Choi, Chang-Koon, Kim, Sun-Hoon and Kwak, Hyo-Gyong (ed.) 3rd International Conference on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics (ASEM 2004). Seoul, South Korea 02 - 04 Sep 2004 Ann Arbor, MI.
Modelling the effects of blasting on paste fill
Van Gool, Bronwyn S., Karunasena, W. and Sivakugan, Nagaratnam. 2006. "Modelling the effects of blasting on paste fill." Liu, G. R., Tan, V. B. C. and Han, X. (ed.) 1st International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM04). Singapore 15 - 17 Dec 2004 Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
Flexural behaviour of concrete beams reinforced with internal tensile steel and external CRFP
Karunasena, W. and Anderson, William C.. 2006. "Flexural behaviour of concrete beams reinforced with internal tensile steel and external CRFP." Liu, G. R., Tan, V. B. C. and Han, X. (ed.) 1st International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM04). Singapore 15 - 17 Dec 2004 Dordrecht, The Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-3953-9_116
Behaviour of FRP-to-concrete bonded joints
Karunasena, W. (Karu) and Williams, K.. 2006. "Behaviour of FRP-to-concrete bonded joints." Bandyopadhyay, Sri, Zeng, Q., Berndt, Christopher C., Rizkalla, S., Gowripalan, N. and Matison, Janison (ed.) ACUN-5 International Composites Conference. Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Jul 2006 Sydney, New South Wales.
Flexural behaviour of laminated fibre composite sandwich beams
Manalo, A. C., Aravinthan, T. and Karunasena, W.. 2009. "Flexural behaviour of laminated fibre composite sandwich beams." Sim, Jongsung (ed.) 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2009). Seoul, Korea 09 - 11 Dec 2009 Seoul, Korea.
Natural fibre-reinforced composites for bioengineering and environmental engineering
Cheung, Hoi-Yan, Ho, Mei-Po, Lau, Kin-Tak, Cardona, Francisco and Hui, David. 2009. "Natural fibre-reinforced composites for bioengineering and environmental engineering." Composites Part B: Engineering. 40 (7), pp. 655-663. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2009.04.014
Vibration of debonded laminated fibre composite sandwich beams
Karunasena, W., Aravinthan, T. and Manalo, A. C.. 2009. "Vibration of debonded laminated fibre composite sandwich beams." Sim, Jongsung (ed.) 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2009). Seoul, Korea 09 - 11 Dec 2009 Seoul, Korea.
Flexural behaviour of composite sandwiches for structural applications
Manalo, Allan, Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna and Islam, Mainul. 2009. "Flexural behaviour of composite sandwiches for structural applications." Oehlers, D. J., Griffith, M. C. and Seracino, R. (ed.) 9th International Symposium on Fibre Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-9): Current Challenges and Future Trends. Sydney, Australia 13 - 15 Jul 2009 Adelaide, Australia.
A review of alternative materials for replacing existing timber sleepers
Manalo, A., Aravinthan, T., Karunasena, W. and Ticoalu, A.. 2010. "A review of alternative materials for replacing existing timber sleepers." Composite Structures. 92 (3), pp. 603-611. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2009.08.046
Mechanical behavior of hybrid FRP composites with bolted joints
Manalo, A. C., Mutsuyoshi, H., Asamoto, S., Aravinthan, T. and Matsui, T.. 2008. "Mechanical behavior of hybrid FRP composites with bolted joints." Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna (Karu) and Wang, Hao (ed.) 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20). Toowoomba, Australia 02 - 05 Dec 2008 London, United Kingdom.
Elastodynamic reciprocity relations for wave scattering by flaws in fiber-reinforced composite plates
Karunasena, W.. 2008. "Elastodynamic reciprocity relations for wave scattering by flaws in fiber-reinforced composite plates." Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures. 3 (10), pp. 1831-1846.
Futures in mechanics of structures and materials: proceedings of the 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20), Toowoomba, Australia, 2-5 December 2008
Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna (Karu) and Wang, Hao. Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna (Karu) and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2009. Futures in mechanics of structures and materials: proceedings of the 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20), Toowoomba, Australia, 2-5 December 2008. London, United Kingdom. CRC Press.
Investigation of dynamic behaviour of a hybrid composite bridge girder
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Karunasena, Warna and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2007. "Investigation of dynamic behaviour of a hybrid composite bridge girder." Marshall, Ian (ed.) 14th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS 14). Melbourne, Australia 19 - 21 Nov 2007 Melbourne, Australia.
Blast simulation in underground mines using the combined finite-discrete element method
Wei, Riyu, Zhang, Sheng, Karunasena, Warna, Sivakugan, Nagaratnam and Zhang, Hongwu. 2007. "Blast simulation in underground mines using the combined finite-discrete element method." Xu, De (ed.) 7th WSEAS International Conference on Simulation, Modelling and Optimization (SMO '07). Beijing, China 15 - 17 Sep 2007 Athens, Greece.
The effect of debonding on the flexural behaviour of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with fibre reinforced polymer
Karunasena, Warna (Karu) and Martin, Nicole. 2007. "The effect of debonding on the flexural behaviour of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with fibre reinforced polymer." Veidt, Martin, Albermani, Faris, Daniel, Bill, Griffiths, John, Hargreaves, Doug, McAree, Ross, Meehan, Paul and Tan, Andy (ed.) 5th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 2007). Brisbane, Australia 10 - 12 Dec 2007 Sydney, Australia.
Flexural behavior of hybrid FRP girder with concrete deck
Mutsuyoshi, H., Aravinthan, T., Asamoto, S., Manalo, A. C. and Suzukawa, K.. 2007. "Flexural behavior of hybrid FRP girder with concrete deck." Smith, Scott T. (ed.) 1st Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2007). Hong Kong, China 12 - 14 Dec 2007 Hong Kong.
Strength and ductility prediction of concrete beams reinforced with internal steel and external composite materials
Karunasena, W. and Anderson, W. C.. 2005. "Strength and ductility prediction of concrete beams reinforced with internal steel and external composite materials." Xie, Mike, Mouritz, Adrian, Khatibi, Akbar Afaghi, Gardiner, Craig and Chiu, Wing Kong (ed.) 4th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 2005): Advances in Applied Mechanics. Melbourne, Australia 16 - 18 Feb 2005 Melbourne, Australia.
Three dimensional finite element analysis of concrete filled FRP tubular model piles under lateral loads
Hardeo, Pravendra and Karunasena, W. (Karu). 2006. "Three dimensional finite element analysis of concrete filled FRP tubular model piles under lateral loads." Bandyopadhyay, Sri, Zeng, Q., Berndt, Christopher C., Rizkalla, S., Gowripalan, N. and Matison, Janison (ed.) ACUN-5 International Composites Conference. Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Jul 2006 Sydney, Australia.
Modelling the load-deformation response of deep foundations under oblique loading
Johnson, K., Lemcke, Pamela M., Karunasena, W. and Sivakugan, Nagaratnam. 2006. "Modelling the load-deformation response of deep foundations under oblique loading." Environmental Modelling and Software. 21 (9), pp. 1375-1380. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2005.04.015