Damage onset analysis of optimized shape memory polymer composites during programming into curved shapes

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Emmanuel, K. D. C., Jeewantha, L. H. J., Herath, H. M. C. M., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Aravinthan, T.. 2022. "Damage onset analysis of optimized shape memory polymer composites during programming into curved shapes." Materialia. 26, pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtla.2022.101599
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Damage onset analysis of optimized shape memory polymer composites during programming into curved shapes

ERA Journal ID213627
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsEmmanuel, K. D. C. (Author), Jeewantha, L. H. J. (Author), Herath, H. M. C. M. (Author), Epaarachchi, J. A. (Author) and Aravinthan, T. (Author)
Journal TitleMaterialia
Journal Citation26, pp. 1-11
Article Number101599
Number of Pages11
Year2022
PublisherElsevier
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ISSN2589-1529
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtla.2022.101599
Web Address (URL)https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2589152922002800
Abstract

The unique shape memorizing ability of shape memory polymers (SMPs) and their fibre reinforced composites have offered the prospect of remedying challenging, unsolved engineering applications. Interestingly, research integrating deformable shape memory polymer composites (SMPCs) in prefabricated modular constructions, deployable outer space structures and other compactable structural components have emerged in the recent past. To ensure effective use in strength demanding applications, SMPC components must possess better mechanical properties. Increased fibre content in SMPCs will improve mechanical properties but can adversely affect the shape memory effect (SME), increasing the possibility of material damage when programming into curved shapes and bends. This will degrade the strength capacity of SMPCs in their applications. This paper details a complete study performed on this critical effect optimizing SMPC properties by means of a 3×3 Taguchi array. The study also provides an experimental framework demonstrating how these undesirable effects can be mitigated coupled with an ABAQUS finite element analysis (FEA) damage prediction strategy. Interestingly, the compression side of the specimen was found to be the most critical location prone to programming damage. In addition, a compressive stress level of 70 MPa was found to be the damage onset stress (σo) point for programming using FEA, and correlated with experimental results. The proposed experimental and FEA framework will enhance future SMPC component design, allowing researchers to predict the possibility of programming damage numerically, saving time and cost. We believe that these findings will aid researchers seeking to develop strong and efficient functional SMPCs for future engineering applications.

KeywordsShape memory polymer composites, Damage, Effective programming, Parametric optimization, Thickness effects, FEA damage prediction
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ANZSRC Field of Research 2020401605. Functional materials
401609. Polymers and plastics
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Uva Wellassa University, Sri Lanka
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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
Performance of rare earth organic complexes based light activated shape memory polymer composites
Herath, Madhubhashitha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Islam, Mainul, Fang, Liang, Zhang, Fenghua and Leng, Jinsong. 2019. "Performance of rare earth organic complexes based light activated shape memory polymer composites." 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-22). Melbourne, Australia 11 - 16 Aug 2019 Australia.
Remote actuation of light activated shape memory polymers via D-shaped optical fibres
Herath, Madhubhashitha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Islam, Mainul, Zhang, Fenghua, Leng, Jinsong, Fang, Liang, Yan, Cheng, Peng, Gang Ding and Schade, Wolfgang. 2020. "Remote actuation of light activated shape memory polymers via D-shaped optical fibres." Smart Materials and Structures. 29 (4), pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/ab72ea
4D printed shape memory polymer composite structures for deployable small spacecrafts
Herath, Madhubhashitha, Islam, Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Zhang, Fenghua and Leng, Jinsong. 2019. "4D printed shape memory polymer composite structures for deployable small spacecrafts." ASME 2019 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS 2019). Louisville, United States 09 - 11 Sep 2019 United States. https://doi.org/10.1115/SMASIS2019-5583
Mechanical properties and thermomechanical behaviour of poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) based shape memory polymer composites
Herath, M., James, G. and Epaarachchi, J.. 2019. "Mechanical properties and thermomechanical behaviour of poly (ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) based shape memory polymer composites." 13th International Conference on the Mechanical Behaviour of Materials (ICM13). Melbourne, Australia 11 - 14 Jun 2019 Melbourne, Australia.
A novel hybridised composite sandwich core with glass, kevlar and zylon fibres – investigation under low-velocity impact
Zanagan, Sartip, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Ferdous, Wahid and Leng, Jinsong. 2020. "A novel hybridised composite sandwich core with glass, kevlar and zylon fibres – investigation under low-velocity impact." International Journal of Impact Engineering. 137, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2019.103430
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
Near infrared light activated shape memory polymer composite for space applications
Herath, Madhubhashitha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Islam, Mainul and Leng, Jinsong. 2018. "Near infrared light activated shape memory polymer composite for space applications." Wang, Hao (ed.) 11th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM-11). Cairns, Australia 29 Jul - 01 Aug 2018
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
Light-induced rare earth organic complex/shape-memory polymer composites with high strength and luminescence based on hydrogen bonding
Wang, Hangning, Fang, Liang, Zhang, Zhen, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Li, Lingyu, Hu, Xin, Lu, Chunhua and Xu, Zhongzi. 2019. "Light-induced rare earth organic complex/shape-memory polymer composites with high strength and luminescence based on hydrogen bonding." Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 125, pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2019.105525
Effects of selectively triggered photothermal particles on shape memory polymer composites: an investigation on structural performance, thermomechanical characteristics and photothermal behaviour
Herath, Madhubhashitha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Islam, Mainul, Yan, Cheng, Zhang, Fenghua and Leng, Jinsong. 2019. "Effects of selectively triggered photothermal particles on shape memory polymer composites: an investigation on structural performance, thermomechanical characteristics and photothermal behaviour." Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 30 (20), pp. 3124-3135. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X19879998
Modeling, analysis, and testing of viscoelastic properties of shape memory polymer composites and a brief review of their space engineering applications
Al Azzawi, Wessam, Herath, Madhubhashitha and Epaarachchi, Jayantha. 2019. "Modeling, analysis, and testing of viscoelastic properties of shape memory polymer composites and a brief review of their space engineering applications." Guedes, Rui Miranda (ed.) Creep and fatigue in polymer matrix composites. United Kingdom. Woodhead Publishing Limited. pp. 465-495
Thermo-mechanical properties of fused borosilicate syntactic foams
Salleh, Z., Islam, M. M., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Khan, M. T. I.. 2019. "Thermo-mechanical properties of fused borosilicate syntactic foams." Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Sciences. 13 (2), pp. 4898-4910. https://doi.org/10.15282/jmes.13.2.2019.10.0407
Effects of fibre orientation and layup on the mechanical properties of the pultruded glass fibre reinforced polymer tubes
Al-Saadi, Ali Umran, Aravinthan, Thiru and Lokuge, Weena. 2019. "Effects of fibre orientation and layup on the mechanical properties of the pultruded glass fibre reinforced polymer tubes." Engineering Structures. 198, pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.109448
An investigation on the student performance in first year fundamental engineering course, Engineering Statics
Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2018. "An investigation on the student performance in first year fundamental engineering course, Engineering Statics." Educational Research Applications. 2018 (01), pp. 1-5. https://doi.org/10.29011/2575-7032/100044
Thermal expansion properties of fused borosilicate syntactic foams
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2018. "Thermal expansion properties of fused borosilicate syntactic foams." Nano Hybrids and Composites. 23, pp. 39-45. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/NHC.23.39
Flammability characteristics of chemical treated woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composites
Misnon, M. I., Islam, M. M., Epaarachchi, J. A., Chen, H., Goda, K. and Khan, M. T. I.. 2018. "Flammability characteristics of chemical treated woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composites." Science and Technology of Materials. 30 (3), pp. 174-188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stmat.2018.06.001
Investigation of ultraviolet radiation effects on thermomechanical properties and shape memory behaviour of styrene-based shape memory polymers and its composite
Al Azzawi, Wessam, Epaarachchi, J. A. and Leng, Jinsong. 2018. "Investigation of ultraviolet radiation effects on thermomechanical properties and shape memory behaviour of styrene-based shape memory polymers and its composite." Composites Science and Technology. 165, pp. 266-273. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2018.07.001
Investigation of FBG sensor performance in detection of delamination damage in a half-conical shape composite component
Kakei, Ayad, Manuela, Jerry, Srinivasan, Vishwas, Sharda, Arvind, Islam, Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha. 2019. "Investigation of FBG sensor performance in detection of delamination damage in a half-conical shape composite component ." 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM). United States 10 - 12 Sep 2019 United States. https://doi.org/10.12783/shm2019/32451
Simulation of Tensile Stress Concentration Evaluation using Finite Element Performance
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha. 2019. "Simulation of Tensile Stress Concentration Evaluation using Finite Element Performance." International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering. 8 (12), pp. 5647-5652. https://doi.org/10.35940/ijitee.L3989.1081219
Structural performance and photothermal recovery of carbon fibre reinforced shape memory polymer
Herath, H. M .C. M., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M., Al-Azzawi, W., Leng, J. and Zhang, F.. 2018. "Structural performance and photothermal recovery of carbon fibre reinforced shape memory polymer." Composites Science and Technology. 167, pp. 206-214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2018.07.042
Thermo-mechanical behaviour and shape memory characteristics of carbon fibre reinforced epoxy
Herath, Madhubhashitha, Al-Azzawi, Wessam, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Islam, Mainul, Robertson, Scott, Leng, Jinsong and Zhang, F.. 2018. "Thermo-mechanical behaviour and shape memory characteristics of carbon fibre reinforced epoxy." 2018 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN 2018). Wollongong, Australia 29 Jan - 02 Feb 2018
Structural applications of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composite tubes: a review of columns members
Al-Saadi, Ali Umran, Aravinthan, Thiru and Lokuge, Weena. 2018. "Structural applications of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composite tubes: a review of columns members." Composite Structures. 204, pp. 513-524. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2018.07.109
Flammability characteristics of chemical treated woven hemp fabric
Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Chen, Haizhen, Goda, Koichi and Khan, Md Tawhidul Islam. 2018. "Flammability characteristics of chemical treated woven hemp fabric." Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. 5 (1), pp. 1-20. https://doi.org/10.5121/msej.2018.5101
Effects of water absorption on mechanical properties of glass microballoons/vinyl ester syntactic foams
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Khan, Md Tawhidul Islam. 2018. "Effects of water absorption on mechanical properties of glass microballoons/vinyl ester syntactic foams." Research and Reviews in Materials Science and Chemistry. 8 (1), pp. 59-119.
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
Evaluation of delamination crack tip in woven fibre glass reinforced polymer composite using FBG sensor spectra and thermo-elastic response
Kakei, Ayad, Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, Mainul and Leng, J.. 2018. "Evaluation of delamination crack tip in woven fibre glass reinforced polymer composite using FBG sensor spectra and thermo-elastic response." Measurement. 122, pp. 178-185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2018.03.023
Use of fiber Bragg grating sensors for monitoring delamination damage propagation in glass-fiber reinforced composite structures
Kakei, Ayad and Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2018. "Use of fiber Bragg grating sensors for monitoring delamination damage propagation in glass-fiber reinforced composite structures." Frontiers of Optoelectronics. 11 (1), pp. 60-68. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12200-018-0761-9
Implementation of a finite element analysis procedure for structural analysis of shape memory behaviour of fibre reinforced shape memory polymer composites
Al Azzawi, Wessam, Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, Mainul and Leng, Jinsong. 2017. "Implementation of a finite element analysis procedure for structural analysis of shape memory behaviour of fibre reinforced shape memory polymer composites." Smart Materials and Structures. 26 (12), pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/aa928e
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
Quantitative and qualitative analyses of mechanical behavior and dimensional stability of styrene-based shape memory composites
Al Azzawi, Wessam, Islam, Mainul M., Leng, Jinsong, Li, Fengfeng and Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2017. "Quantitative and qualitative analyses of mechanical behavior and dimensional stability of styrene-based shape memory composites." Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 28 (20), pp. 3115-3126. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X17705210
Mechanical properties of polymer concrete with different types of resin
Lokuge, W. P. and Aravinthan, T.. 2013. "Mechanical properties of polymer concrete with different types of resin." 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.
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
Water exposure, tensile and fatigue properties of treated hemp reinforced vinyl ester composites
Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Affandi, Nor Dalila Nor and Wang, Hao. 2018. "Water exposure, tensile and fatigue properties of treated hemp reinforced vinyl ester composites ." National Symposium on Polymeric Materials 2017 (NSPM 2017). Selangor, Malaysia 21 - 22 Oct 2017 United States . AIP Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5047164
Use of an elasto-plastic model and strain measurements of embedded fibre Bragg grating sensors to detect Mode I delamination crack propagation in woven cloth (0/90) composite materials
Kakei, Ayad Arab, Islam, Mainul, Leng, Jingsong and Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2018. "Use of an elasto-plastic model and strain measurements of embedded fibre Bragg grating sensors to detect Mode I delamination crack propagation in woven cloth (0/90) composite materials." Structural Health Monitoring: an international journal. 17 (2), pp. 363-378. https://doi.org/10.1177/1475921717694812
Determination of coefficient thermal expansion of glass microballoon/vinyl ester syntactic foams
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2016. "Determination of coefficient thermal expansion of glass microballoon/vinyl ester syntactic foams." 3rd Advanced Materials Conference (AMC 2016): Advanced Materials for Sustainability and Growth. Langkawi, Malaysia 28 - 29 Nov 2016 Malaysia. AIP Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5010477
Thermogravimetry analysis on fused borosilicate syntactic foams
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2017. "Thermogravimetry analysis on fused borosilicate syntactic foams." 3rd Advanced Materials Conference (AMC 2016): Advanced Materials for Sustainability and Growth. Langkawi, Malaysia 28 - 29 Nov 2016 Kulim, Kedah, Malaysia. AIP Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5010542
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.
Analysis of stress concentration factor for tensile characteristics of syntactic foam using finite element method
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2017. "Analysis of stress concentration factor for tensile characteristics of syntactic foam using finite element method." Journal of Research Updates in Polymer Science. 6 (1), pp. 21-32. https://doi.org/10.6000/1929-5995.2017.06.01.4
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
Vinyl ester/glass microballoon syntactic foams with low density
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Su, Haibin. 2017. "Vinyl ester/glass microballoon syntactic foams with low density." International Research Journal of Materials Sciences and Applications. 2017 (1), pp. 1-25.
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.
Identification of distortions to FBG spectrum using FBG fixed filters
Kahandawa, G. C., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Wang, H.. 2011. "Identification of distortions to FBG spectrum using FBG fixed filters." Lee, Woo (ed.) 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-18). Jeju, Korea 21 - 26 Aug 2011 Korea.
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.
Stress-strain behaviour of unconfined polymer concrete
Lokuge, Weena and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2014. "Stress-strain behaviour of unconfined polymer concrete." Smith, Scott (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Byron Bay, Australia.
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.
Compressive properties of ceramic microballoon syntactic foams
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2014. "Compressive properties of ceramic microballoon syntactic foams." Mashud, Mohammad (ed.) 3rd International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering (ICMIEE 2014). Khulna, Bangladesh 26 - 27 Dec 2014 Khulna, Bangladesh.
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.
Development of fracture and damage modeling concepts for composite materials
Kakei, Ayad Arab Ghaidan, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Islam, M. Mainul and Leng, Jinsong. 2016. "Development of fracture and damage modeling concepts for composite materials." Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Kahandawa, Gayan Chanaka (ed.) Structural health monitoring technologies and next-generation smart composite structures. Roca Raton, USA. CRC Press. pp. 341-368
Effect of a nano-fibrous structure on the nanofiber mat's hydrophobicity
Javazmi, L., Khodami, A., Mazrouei-Sebdani, Z. and Epaarachchi, J.. 2016. "Effect of a nano-fibrous structure on the nanofiber mat's hydrophobicity." 2016 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN 2016) . Canberra, Australia 07 - 11 Feb 2016
Integration of textile fabric and coconut shell in particleboard
Misnon, M. I., Bahari, S. A., Islam, M. M. and Epaarachchi, J. A.. 2013. "Integration of textile fabric and coconut shell in particleboard ." 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/10.1117/12.2027836
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
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
Mechanical properties of sandwich composite made of syntactic foam core and GFRP skins
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Su, Haibin. 2016. "Mechanical properties of sandwich composite made of syntactic foam core and GFRP skins." AIMS Material Science. 3 (4), pp. 1704-1727. https://doi.org/10.3934/matersci.2016.4.1704
Analysis of stress concentration factor around the hole of syntactic foam tensile specimens
Salleh, Z., Islam, M. M. and Epaarachchi, J. A.. 2016. "Analysis of stress concentration factor around the hole of syntactic foam tensile specimens." International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT). 4 (3), pp. 102-106.
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.
Woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composite treated with fire retardant
Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Chen, Haizhen and Wang, Hao. 2016. "Woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composite treated with fire retardant." International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT). 4 (3), pp. 90-95.
Shape memory polymers and their applications
Al Azzawi, W. S., Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Islam, M. Mainul and Leng, Jinsong. 2016. "Shape memory polymers and their applications." Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Kahandawa, Gayan Chanaka (ed.) Structural health monitoring technologies and next-generation smart composite structures. Boca Raton, Florida. CRC Press. pp. 447-478
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.
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
Detection and characterisation of delamination damage propagation in woven glass fibre reinforced polymer composite using thermoelastic response mapping
Kakei, Ayad, Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, Mainul, Leng, J. and Rajic, N.. 2016. "Detection and characterisation of delamination damage propagation in woven glass fibre reinforced polymer composite using thermoelastic response mapping." Composite Structures. 153, pp. 442-450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.06.044
Mechanical properties of low density glass microballoon/vinyl ester syntactic foam for marine application
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2015. "Mechanical properties of low density glass microballoon/vinyl ester syntactic foam for marine application." 12th Composites Australia and CRC-ACS Conference 2015: Game On! Winning with Composites. Gold Coast, Australia 21 - 23 Apr 2015
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
Compressive behaviour of low density polymeric syntactic foams
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2015. "Compressive behaviour of low density polymeric syntactic foams." Applied Mechanics and Materials. 799-800, pp. 135-139. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.799-800.135
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
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
Infrastructure failures and consequences: rehabilitation using fibre composites
Aravinthan, Thiru. 2014. "Infrastructure failures and consequences: rehabilitation using fibre composites." 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.
Engineering an education research field for sustainable rural futures: research priorities and outcomes for enhancing agricultural, digital and regional futures
Aravinthan, Thiru and Danaher, P. A.. 2014. "Engineering an education research field for sustainable rural futures: research priorities and outcomes for enhancing agricultural, digital and regional futures." Keppell, Mike and Reushle, Shirley (ed.) 2nd Digital Rural Futures Conference 2014. Toowoomba, Australia 25 - 27 Jun 2014 Toowoomba, Australia.
Characterisation of the mechanical properties of pultruded fibre-reinforced polymer tube
Guades, Ernesto, Aravinthan, Thiru and Islam, Md Mainul. 2014. "Characterisation of the mechanical properties of pultruded fibre-reinforced polymer tube." Materials and Design. 63, pp. 305-315. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.06.018
Investigation of full-scale fibre composite girders for replacement of hardwood timber girders in Australia
Aravinthan, Thiru and Kahandawa, Gayan. 2014. "Investigation of full-scale fibre composite girders for replacement of hardwood timber girders in Australia." El-Hacha, Raafat (ed.) 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2014). Vancouver, Canada 20 - 22 Aug 2014 Calgary, AL. Canada.
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
Processing and characterization of 100% hemp-based biocomposites obtained by vacuum infusion
Francucci, G., Manthey, N. W., Cardona, F. and Aravinthan, T.. 2014. "Processing and characterization of 100% hemp-based biocomposites obtained by vacuum infusion." Journal of Composite Materials. 48 (11), pp. 1323-1335. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998313485266
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
Signal monitoring system for monitoring strain applied to a composite component
Kahandawa Appuhamillage, Gayan Chanaka, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Wang, Hao. 2015. Signal monitoring system for monitoring strain applied to a composite component. US Patent No. 9063032 B2/23rd June 2015
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
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
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
Thermo-mechanical properties of epoxidized hemp oil-based bioresins and biocomposites
Manthey, Nathan W., Cardona, Francisco, Francucci, Gaston and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2013. "Thermo-mechanical properties of epoxidized hemp oil-based bioresins and biocomposites." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 32 (19), pp. 1444-1456. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684413493030
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
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
Multi-objective design optimisation of GFRP sandwich beams
Awad, Z. K., Aravinthan, T., Zhuge, Y. and Gonzalez, F.. 2013. "Multi-objective design optimisation of GFRP sandwich beams." 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.
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.
Properties and behaviour of gomuti fibre composites under tensile and compressive load
Ticoalu, A., Aravinthan, T. and Cardona, F.. 2013. "Properties and behaviour of gomuti fibre composites under tensile and compressive load." 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.
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/
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
A study into the characteristics of gomuti (Arenga pinnata) fibre for usage as natural fibre composites
Ticoalu, Adriana, Aravinthan, Thiru and Cardona, Francisco. 2014. "A study into the characteristics of gomuti (Arenga pinnata) fibre for usage as natural fibre composites." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 33 (2), pp. 179-192. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684413503191
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
Comparative assessment of polymer concrete with different types of resin
Lokuge, Weena and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2013. "Comparative assessment of polymer concrete with different types of resin." 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.
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
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.
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
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.
Behaviour of pultruded FRP hollow sections under eccentric loading
Islam, Md Mainul, Aravinthan, Thiru and Williams, Paul Garreth. 2012. "Behaviour of pultruded FRP hollow sections under eccentric loading." Monti, Georgio (ed.) 6th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2012). Rome, Italy 13 - 15 Jun 2012 Rome, Italy.
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
Effect of fly ash on the behaviour of polymer concrete with different types of resin
Lokuge, Weena and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2013. "Effect of fly ash on the behaviour of polymer concrete with different types of resin." Materials and Design. 51, pp. 175-181. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2013.03.078
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.
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.
Modelling of tensile properties glass powder/epoxy composites post-cured in an oven and in microwaves
Ku, H., Epaarachchi, J., Trada, M. and Wong, P.. 2013. "Modelling of tensile properties glass powder/epoxy composites post-cured in an oven and in microwaves ." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 32 (10), pp. 689-699. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684412475333
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.
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.
Green building materials: hemp oil based biocomposites
Manthey, Nathan W., Cardona, Francisco, Francucci, Gaston M. and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2012. "Green building materials: hemp oil based biocomposites." 2012 World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Conference (WASET 2012). 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
Research and development of fibre composites in civil infrastructure - the Australian experience [Keynote address]
Aravinthan, Thiru. 2012. "Research and development of fibre composites in civil infrastructure - the Australian experience [Keynote address]." Ueda, Tamon (ed.) 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2012). Sapporo, Japan 02 - 04 Feb 2012 Hokkaido, Japan.
Composites in civil infrastructure: R & D to applications
Aravinthan, T.. 2012. "Composites in civil infrastructure: R & D to applications." Bai, Yu, Bandyopadhyay, Sri, Zhao, 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.
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.
Use of fixed wavelength Fibre-Bragg Grating (FBG) filters to capture time domain data from the distorted spectrum of an embedded FBG sensor to estimate strain with an artificial neural network
Kahandawa, G. C., Epaarachchi, J. A., Wang, H., Followell, D. and Birt, P.. 2013. "Use of fixed wavelength Fibre-Bragg Grating (FBG) filters to capture time domain data from the distorted spectrum of an embedded FBG sensor to estimate strain with an artificial neural network." Sensors and Actuators A: Physical. 194, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2012.12.028
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.
Residual properties of square FRP composite tubes subjected to repeated axial impact
Guades, Ernesto and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2013. "Residual properties of square FRP composite tubes subjected to repeated axial impact." Composite Structures. 95, pp. 354-365. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.08.041
Investigation of the free vibration behaviour of an innovative GFRP sandwich floor panel
Awad, Ziad K., Aravinthan, Thiru and Zhuge, Yan. 2012. "Investigation of the free vibration behaviour of an innovative GFRP sandwich floor panel." Construction and Building Materials. 37, pp. 209-219. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2012.07.039
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.
Cure kinetic study of epoxidized hemp oil cured with a multiple catalytic system
Manthey, Nathan W., Cardona, Francisco and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2012. "Cure kinetic study of epoxidized hemp oil cured with a multiple catalytic system." Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 125 (S2), pp. E511-E517. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.35561
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
Signal monitoring system and methods of operating same
Kahandawa, Gayan Chanaka, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Wang, Hao. 2013. Signal monitoring system and methods of operating same. WO/2013/151607
A review on the characteristics of gomuti fibre and its composites with thermoset resins
Ticoalu, Adriana, Aravinthan, Thiru and Cardona, Francisco. 2013. "A review on the characteristics of gomuti fibre and its composites with thermoset resins." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 32 (2), pp. 124-136. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684412463109
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
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.
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
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
Innovative all composite multi-pultrusion truss systems: FE modelling and behavioural issues
Omar, T., Van Erp, G., Aravinthan, T. and Key, P.. 2007. "Innovative all composite multi-pultrusion truss systems: FE modelling and behavioural issues." Smith, Scott T. (ed.) 1st Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2007). Hong Kong, China 12 - 14 Dec 2007 Hong Kong.
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
Compressive strength characterization of polyester based fillers
Sirimanna, Chamila Sampath, Lokuge, Weena, Islam, Md Mainul and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2012. "Compressive strength characterization of polyester based fillers." Advanced Materials Research. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.410.32
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
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.
Natural fibre composites with QLD based fibres and vegetable oils
Manthey, N. W., Cardona, F., Aravinthan, T., Wang, H. and Cooney, T.. 2011. "Natural fibre composites with QLD based fibres and vegetable oils." 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.
Driveability of composite piles
Guades, E. J., Aravinthan, T. and Islam, M. M.. 2011. "Driveability of composite piles." 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.
Effects of fly ash source and curing procedure on strength development of geopolymers
Zhang, Z., Wang, H., Reid, A. and Aravinthan, T.. 2011. "Effects of fly ash source and curing procedure on strength development of geopolymers." Fragomeni, Sam, Venkatesan, Srikanth, Lam, Nelson and Setunge, Sujeeva (ed.) 21st Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 21). Melbourne, Australia 07 - 10 Dec 2010 London, United Kingdom.
Effect of chemical treatment on the mechanical and thermal properties of hemp fibre reinforced thermoset sandwich composites
Kabir, M. M., Wang, H., Cardona, F. and Aravinthan, T.. 2011. "Effect of chemical treatment on the mechanical and thermal properties of hemp fibre reinforced thermoset sandwich composites." 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/b10571-78
Experimental and numerical analysis of an innovative GFRP sandwich floor panel under point load
Awad, Ziad K., Aravinthan, Thiru and Zhuge, Yan. 2012. "Experimental and numerical analysis of an innovative GFRP sandwich floor panel under point load." Engineering Structures. 41, pp. 126-135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2012.03.023
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
Innovative strengthening technique using post-tensioned fibre composite wraps for bridge headstocks
Aravinthan, T. and Heldt, T.. 2010. "Innovative strengthening technique using post-tensioned fibre composite wraps for bridge headstocks." Australian Journal of Structural Engineering. 11 (2), pp. 117-128.
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
Behaviour of fibre composite pile under axial compression load
Guades, E. J., Sirimanna, C. S., Aravinthan, T. and Islam, M. M.. 2011. "Behaviour of fibre composite pile under axial compression load." 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/b10571-81
Preliminary development of polymer based filler materials for GFRP tubular connector
Sirimanna, C. S., Islam, M. M. and Aravinthan, T.. 2011. "Preliminary development of polymer based filler materials for GFRP tubular connector." 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/b10571-79
Behaviour of fibre composite sandwich panels under uniformly distributed loading
Islam, M. M. and Aravinthan, T.. 2011. "Behaviour of fibre composite sandwich panels under uniformly distributed loading." 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/b10571-77
Experimental investigation into gomuti fibres/polyester composites
Ticoalu, A., Aravinthan, T. and Cardona, F.. 2011. "Experimental investigation into gomuti fibres/polyester composites." 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/b10571-80
Multi-objective design optimization of an innovative fibre composite sandwich panel for civil engineering applications
Awad, Z. K., Aravinthan, T., Zhuge, Y. and Gonzalez, F.. 2011. "Multi-objective design optimization of an innovative fibre composite sandwich panel for civil engineering applications." 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/b10571-145
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.
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
Influence of fly ash proportions on properties of polymer concrete with polyester resin
Lokuge, Weena, Aravinthan, Thiru, Sirimanna, Chamila Sampath and Islam, Mainul. 2011. "Influence of fly ash proportions on properties of polymer concrete with polyester resin." 25th Biennial Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia (Concrete 2011): Building a Sustainable Future. Perth, Australia 12 - 14 Oct 2011 Sydney, Australia.
An investigation on the student performance in first year fundamental engineering course engineering statistics
Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2012. "An investigation on the student performance in first year fundamental engineering course engineering statistics." Mortimer, Rachel (ed.) 15th International First Year in Higher Education Conference (FYHE 2012) . Brisbane, Australia 26 - 29 Jun 2012 Brisbane, Australia.
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.
Synthesis of phenolic bio-resins for advanced composites in civil engineering structures
Cardona, Francisco, Aravinthan, Thiru, Fedrigo, Jessica and Moscou, Clarisse. 2010. "Synthesis of phenolic bio-resins for advanced composites in civil engineering structures." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
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.
Accelerated full scale fatigue testing of a small composite wind turbine blade using a mechanically operated test rig
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Clausen, Philip D.. 2004. "Accelerated full scale fatigue testing of a small composite wind turbine blade using a mechanically operated test rig." 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 windmill structure - investigations and design considerations
Omar, T. and Aravinthan, T.. 2008. "Fibre composite windmill structure - investigations and design considerations." 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.
Investigation of embedded near infrared fibre Bragg grating (FBG) sensors (830 nm) in structural health monitoring of glass fibre composite structures
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Canning, John and Stevenson, Michael. 2008. "Investigation of embedded near infrared fibre Bragg grating (FBG) sensors (830 nm) in structural health monitoring of glass fibre composite structures ." Sampson, David D. (ed.) 19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors (OFS-19). Perth, Australia 15 - 18 Apr 2008 Bellingham, WA. United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.786896
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.
Overview of external post-tensioning in bridges
Suntharavadivel, Thuraichamy Guganesan and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2005. "Overview of external post-tensioning in bridges." Thorpe, David, Yadav, Umapati, Snook, Chris and Liang, George (ed.) 2005 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2005). Toowoomba, Australia 15 Oct 2005 Toowoomba, Australia.
Torsional resistance of high-strength concrete beams
Hossain, T., Mendis, P. A., Aravinthan, Thiru and Baker, Graham. 2006. "Torsional resistance of high-strength concrete beams." Moss, Peter J. and Dhakal, Rajesh P. (ed.) 19th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM19). Christchurch, New Zealand 29 Nov - 01 Dec 2006 London, UK.
Shear strengthening of cracked RC beam using external post-tensioning
Suntharavadivel, Thuraichamy Guganesan, Aravinthan, Thiru and Luther, Stephen. 2006. "Shear strengthening of cracked RC beam using external post-tensioning." Moss, Peter J. and Dhakal, Rajesh P. (ed.) 19th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM19). Christchurch, New Zealand 29 Nov - 01 Dec 2006 London, UK.
The development of a simulation engineering game to teach problem solving skills and team dynamics
Pather, Selvan and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2006. "The development of a simulation engineering game to teach problem solving skills and team dynamics." Doyle, Susan and Mannis, Adam (ed.) Engineering Education 2006 (EE2006). Liverpool, United Kingdom 24 - 26 Jul 2006 Liverpool, UK.
A strengthening system: international patent for innovative structural strengthening using externally prestressed fibre wraps
Aravinthan, Thiru, Heldt, Tim and Van Erp, Gerard. 2007. A strengthening system: international patent for innovative structural strengthening using externally prestressed fibre wraps. PCT/AU2005/0011581
A review of optimization techniques used in the design of fibre composite structures for civil engineering applications
Awad, Ziad K., Aravinthan, Thiru, Zhuge, Yan and Gonzalez, Felipe. 2012. "A review of optimization techniques used in the design of fibre composite structures for civil engineering applications." Materials and Design. 33 (1), pp. 534-544. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2011.04.061
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.
The developments of structural health/integrity monitoring systems using FBG sensors at CEEFC of USQ
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Wang, Hao and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2010. "The developments of structural health/integrity monitoring systems using FBG sensors at CEEFC of USQ." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
The effect of viscoelasticity on fatigue behaviour of polymer matrix composites
Epaarachchi, J. A.. 2011. "The effect of viscoelasticity on fatigue behaviour of polymer matrix composites ." Guedes, Rui Miranda (ed.) Creep and fatigue in polymer matrix composites. Cambridge, United Kingdom. Woodhead Publishing Limited. pp. 492-513
Assessment of damage accumulation in glass fibre reinforced plastic (GFRP) composites under spectrum fatigue loading
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2006. "Assessment of damage accumulation in glass fibre reinforced plastic (GFRP) composites under spectrum fatigue loading." Hoffman, Mark and Price, John (ed.) 2006 International Conference on Structural Integrity and Failure (SIF2006). Sydney, Australia 27 - 29 Sep 2006 Australia.
Mechanical properties of epoxidized hemp oil based biocomposites: preliminary results
Manthey, N. W., Cardona, F. and Aravinthan, T.. 2011. "Mechanical properties of epoxidized hemp oil based biocomposites: preliminary results." 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.
Temperature effects on full scale FRP bridge using innovative composite components
Sirimanna, C. S., Islam, M. M. and Aravinthan, T.. 2011. "Temperature effects on full scale FRP bridge using innovative composite components." 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.
Cure kinetics of an epoxidized hemp oil based bioresin system
Manthey, Nathan W., Cardona, Francisco, Aravinthan, Thiru and Cooney, Tyson. 2011. "Cure kinetics of an epoxidized hemp oil based bioresin system." Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 122 (1), pp. 444-451. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.34086
Incorporating a variety of assessment tools in a web-based postgraduate course developed for practicing engineers
Aravinthan, Thiru. 2010. "Incorporating a variety of assessment tools in a web-based postgraduate course developed for practicing engineers." Gardner, Anne and Jolly, Lesley (ed.) 21st Annual Conference for the Australasian Association of Engineering Education (AAEE 2010). Sydney, Australia 05 - 08 Dec 2010 Sydney, Australia.
A review of current development in natural fiber composites for structural and infrastructure applications
Ticoalu, A., Aravinthan, T. and Cardona, F.. 2010. "A review of current development in natural fiber composites for structural and infrastructure applications." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
Change of dynamic response of pultruded composite components used in advanced composite structures due to fatigue and fracture
Epaarachchi, J. A.. 2008. "Change of dynamic response of pultruded composite components used in advanced composite structures due to fatigue and fracture ." Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna and Wang, Hao (ed.) 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20). Toowoomba, Australia 02 - 05 Dec 2008 London, United Kingdom.
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
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.
Behaviour of structural fibre composite sandwich panels under point load and uniformly distributed load
Islam, Md Mainul and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2010. "Behaviour of structural fibre composite sandwich panels under point load and uniformly distributed load." Composite Structures. 93 (1), pp. 206-215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2010.05.019
Polymer based filler materials as infill for GFRP pile connector
Sirimanna, Chamila Sampath, Islam, Md Mainul and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2011. "Polymer based filler materials as infill for GFRP pile connector." Key Engineering Materials. 471-472, pp. 763-768. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.471-472.763
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.
Response Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) strain sensors embedded at different locations through the thickness around a delamination in a composite lamina
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Rathnaweera, Gayan, Canning, John and Stevenson, Michael. 2010. "Response Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) strain sensors embedded at different locations through the thickness around a delamination in a composite lamina." 7th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composites (ACCM7). Taipei, Taiwan 15 - 18 Nov 2010 Taipei, Taiwan.
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.
Performance of aluminium/vinylester particulate composite
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Reushle, Matthew T.. 2010. "Performance of aluminium/vinylester particulate composite." Nie, Jian-Feng and Morton, Allan (ed.) PRICM7: 7th Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing. Cairns, Australia 02 - 06 Aug 2010 Zurich, Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.654-656.2656
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.
Effects of temperature on a pultruded FRP composite
Sirimanna, Chamila S., Islam, Md Mainul and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2010. "Effects of temperature on a pultruded FRP composite." 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.
An investigation of spectral response of embedded Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors in a hollow composite cylindrical beam under pure torsion and combined loading
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Wang, Hao, Followell, David, Birt, Peter, Canning, John and Stevenson, Michael. 2010. "An investigation of spectral response of embedded Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors in a hollow composite cylindrical beam under pure torsion and combined loading." 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.
Effects of the self distortions of embedded FBG sensors on spectral response due to torsional and combined loads
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Wang, Hao and Canning, John. 2010. "Effects of the self distortions of embedded FBG sensors on spectral response due to torsional and combined loads." 3rd Asia-Pacific Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (APWSHM 2010). Tokyo, Japan 30 Nov - 02 Dec 2010 Tokyo, Japan.
Natural fibre composites with epoxidized vegetable oil (EVO) resins: a review
Manthey, N. W., Cardona, F., Aravinthan, T., Wang, H. and Cooney, T.. 2010. "Natural fibre composites with epoxidized vegetable oil (EVO) resins: a review." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
Modified PF resins for composite structures with improved mechanical properties
Cardona, F., Aravinthan, T. and Moscou, C.. 2010. "Modified PF resins for composite structures with improved mechanical properties." Polymers and Polymer Composites. 18 (6), pp. 297-306.
An overview on the application of FRP composites in piling system
Guades, E. J., Aravinthan, T. and Islam, M. M.. 2010. "An overview on the application of FRP composites in piling system." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Canberra, Australia.
Challenges in the design and delivery of an online postgraduate course in fibre composites
Aravinthan, Thiru. 2010. "Challenges in the design and delivery of an online postgraduate course in fibre composites." 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.
Investigation of frequency characteristics of GFRP/phenolic sandwich beams
Awad, Ziad K., Aravinthan, Thiru, Zhuge, Yan and Gonzalez, Felipe. 2010. "Investigation of frequency characteristics of GFRP/phenolic sandwich beams." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
The response of embedded NIR (830 nm) fiber Bragg grating sensors in glass fiber composites under fatigue loading
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Canning, John and Stevenson, Michael. 2010. "The response of embedded NIR (830 nm) fiber Bragg grating sensors in glass fiber composites under fatigue loading." Journal of Composite Materials. 44 (7), pp. 809-819. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998309346382
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
Cost optimum design of structural fibre composite sandwich panel for flooring applications
Awad, Ziad K., Aravinthan, Thiru and Zhuge, Yan. 2011. "Cost optimum design of structural fibre composite sandwich panel for flooring applications." 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.
Effectiveness of self-assessment quizzes as a learning tool
Aravinthan, Vasantha and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2010. "Effectiveness of self-assessment quizzes as a learning tool." Engineering Education Conference (EE 2010): Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers . Birmingham, United Kingdom 06 - 08 Jul 2010 Birmingham, UK.
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.
Dynamic behaviour of laterally loaded pultruted composite beams
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Birt, Peter. 2009. "Dynamic behaviour of laterally loaded pultruted composite beams." Dyckmans, Gunther (ed.) 9th International Conference of the Mechanical and Physical Behaviour of Materials Under Dynamic Loading (DYMAT 2009). Brussels, Belgium 07 - 11 Sep 2009 France.
Advanced robust design optimization of FRP sandwich floor panels
Awad, Z. K., Gonzalez, F. and Aravinthan, T.. 2010. "Advanced robust design optimization of FRP sandwich floor panels." IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 10 (1), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/10/1/012182
Behaviour of innovative fibre composite sandwich panels under point loading
Islam, M. M., Aravinthan, T. and Van Erp, G.. 2009. "Behaviour of innovative fibre composite sandwich panels under point loading." Sim, Jongsung (ed.) 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2009). Seoul, Korea 09 - 11 Dec 2009 Seoul, Korea.
Design and development of a fibre composite windmill structure
Omar, T. and Aravinthan, T.. 2009. "Design and development of a fibre composite windmill structure." Australian Journal of Structural Engineering. 10 (1), pp. 25-36.
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.
Effects of static fatigue on the tension-tension fatigue life of glass / polyester composites
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2005. "Effects of static fatigue on the tension-tension fatigue life of glass / polyester composites." 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 North Melbourne, Vic, Australia.
Design and development of a fibre composite wind mill structure
Omar, Tarek and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2008. "Design and development of a fibre composite wind mill structure." Gad, Emad and Wong, Bill (ed.) Australasian Structural Engineering Conference 2008: Engaging with Structural Engineering. Melbourne, Australia 26 - 27 Jun 2008 Melbourne, Victoria.
Application of external post-tensioning for strengthening of headstocks (bent-caps) in bridges
Aravinthan, Thiru, Sabonchy, Erdal and Heldt, Tim. 2004. "Application of external post-tensioning for strengthening of headstocks (bent-caps) in bridges." Oh, B. H. (ed.) CONSEC'04: Environment and Loading. Seoul, Korea 27 - 30 Jun 2004 Seoul, South Korea.
A simplified empirical model for prediction of mechanical properties of random short fiber/vinylester composites
Epaarachchi, J., Ku, H. and Gohel, K.. 2010. "A simplified empirical model for prediction of mechanical properties of random short fiber/vinylester composites." Journal of Composite Materials. 44 (6), pp. 779-788. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998309346383
Finite element analysis of fibre composite sandwich panel
Awad, Ziad K., Aravinthan, Thiru and Zhuge, Yan. 2009. "Finite element analysis of fibre composite sandwich panel." Thorpe, David, Zhuge, Yan and Rogers-Clark, Peter (ed.) 2009 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2009). Springfield, Australia 17 - 18 Oct 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
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.
AFRP retrofitting of RC structures in Japan
Shinozaki, H., Pandey, G. R., Mutsuyoshi, H. and Aravinthan, T.. 2008. "AFRP retrofitting of RC structures in Japan." 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.
Fibre composite windmill structure - challenges in the design and development
Aravinthan, T. and Omar, T.. 2008. "Fibre composite windmill structure - challenges in the design and development." Motavalli, Masoud (ed.) 4th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2008). Zurich, Switzerland 22 - 24 Jul 2008 Zurich, Switzerland.
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.
An investigation of the response of embedded near infrared fibre bragg grating (FBG) sensors (830nm) in glass fibre composites under fatigue loading
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Canning, John and Stevenson, Michael. 2007. "An investigation of the response of embedded near infrared fibre bragg grating (FBG) sensors (830nm) in glass fibre composites under fatigue loading." Marshall, Ian (ed.) 14th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS 14). Melbourne, Australia 19 - 21 Nov 2007 Melbourne, Australia.
M2S2 modular deployable shelter system: concept and analysis technique
Omar, T., Van Erp, G., Aravinthan, T. and Key, P.. 2008. "M2S2 modular deployable shelter system: concept and analysis technique." Xie, Yi Min and Patnaikuni, Indubhushan (ed.) ISEC 4: Innovations in Structural Engineering and Construction. Melbourne, Australia 26 - 28 Sep 2007 Leiden, Netherlands.
Experimental investigation of innovative hybrid composite girders with GFRP and CFRP
Asamoto, S., Mutsuyoshi, H., Aravinthan, T. and Suzukawa, K.. 2008. "Experimental investigation of innovative hybrid composite girders with GFRP and CFRP." Xie, Mike and Patnaikuni, Indubhushan (ed.) ISEC 4: Innovations in Structural Engineering and Construction. Melbourne, Australia 26 - 28 Sep 2007 Leiden, Netherlands.
Investigation of the use of near infrared FBG (830nm) sensors for monitoring the structural response of 0/90 woven cloth/CSM glass fibre/vynylester composite under static and fatigue loading
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Clegg, Richard E. and Canning, John. 2007. "Investigation of the use of near infrared FBG (830nm) sensors for monitoring the structural response of 0/90 woven cloth/CSM glass fibre/vynylester composite under static and fatigue loading." HUMS 2007: 5th DSTO International Conference on Health and Usage Monitoring . Melbourne, Australia 19 - 22 Mar 2007 Australia.
Advancements in retrofitting reinforced concrete structures in Japan using FRP sheets
Shinozaki, Hiroo, Aravinthan, Thiru, Pandey, Govinda Raj and Mutsuyoshi, Hiroshi. 2007. "Advancements in retrofitting reinforced concrete structures in Japan using FRP sheets." 23rd Biennial Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia: Concrete for Future. Adelaide, Australia 18 - 20 Oct 2007 Adelaide, 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.
Retrofitting reinforced concrete bridge frames using externally bonded FRP sheets
Pandey, G. R., Mutsuyoshi, H. and Aravinthan, T.. 2007. "Retrofitting reinforced concrete bridge frames using externally bonded FRP sheets." Smith, Scott T. (ed.) 1st Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2007). Hong Kong, China 12 - 14 Dec 2007 Hong Kong.
The effect of core architecture on the behaviour of sandwich columns under edgewise compression loading
Omar, T., Aravinthan, T. and Van Erp, G.. 2007. "The effect of core architecture on the behaviour of sandwich columns under edgewise compression loading." Smith, Scott T. (ed.) 1st Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2007). Hong Kong, China 12 - 14 Dec 2007 Hong Kong.
Analytical studies on externally post tensioned concrete girders with existing shear cracks
Suntharavadivel, Thuraichamy Guganesan and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2007. "Analytical studies on externally post tensioned concrete girders with existing shear cracks." 23rd Biennial Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia: Concrete for Future. Adelaide, Australia 18 - 20 Oct 2007 Adelaide, Australia.
Strengthening of shear damaged RC beams with external clamping
Suntharavadivel, T. G. and Aravinthan, T.. 2008. "Strengthening of shear damaged RC beams with external clamping." Xie, Yi Min and Patnaikuni, Indubhushan (ed.) ISEC 4: Innovations in Structural Engineering and Construction. Melbourne, Australia 26 - 28 Sep 2007 Leiden, Netherlands.
Flexural behavior of two-span continuous prestressed concrete girders with highly eccentric external tendors
Aravinthan, Thiru, Witchukreangkrai, Eakarat and Mutsuyoshi, Hiroshi. 2005. "Flexural behavior of two-span continuous prestressed concrete girders with highly eccentric external tendors." ACI Structural Journal. 102 (3), pp. 402-411.
Innovative strengthening technique using prestressed fibre wraps for bridge headstocks
Aravinthan, T. and Heldt, T.. 2005. "Innovative strengthening technique using prestressed fibre wraps for bridge headstocks." Stewart, Mark G. and Dockrill, Brad (ed.) 2005 Australian Structural Engineering Conference (ASEC 2005). Newcastle, Australia 11 - 14 Sep 2005 Sydney, Australia.
Innovative all composite multi-pultrusion truss system for stressed arch deployable shelters
Omar, T., Van Erp, G., Aravinthan, T. and Key, P.. 2007. "Innovative all composite multi-pultrusion truss system for stressed arch deployable shelters." Rabboo, Fathi Abd and Fathelbab, Fahmy (ed.) AICSGE 6: 6th Alexandria International Conference on Structural and Geotechnical Engineering. Alexandria, Egypt 15 - 17 Apr 2007 Alexandria, Egypt.
An overview of prestressed concrete technology in Australia
Aravinthan, Thiru. 2004. "An overview of prestressed concrete technology in Australia." Journal of Prestressed Concrete. 46 (1), pp. 34-41.
Assessing individual student performance in a team-based engineering problem solving course
Aravinthan, Thiru, Fahey, Paul and Worden, John. 2005. "Assessing individual student performance in a team-based engineering problem solving course." Radcliffe, David and Humphries, Josh (ed.) 4th ASEE/AaeE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education. Sydney, Australia 26 - 29 Sep 2005 Brisbane, Australia.
Effects of existing shear damage on externally post tensioned repair of bent caps
Aravinthan, Thiru and Suntharavadivel, T. G.. 2007. "Effects of existing shear damage on externally post tensioned repair of bent caps." Journal of Structural Engineering. 133 (11), pp. 1662-1669. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9445(2007)133:11(1662)
An experimental investigation of the properties of cross-ply laminate used for manufacturing of small aircraft components
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Clegg, Richard. 2006. "An experimental investigation of the properties of cross-ply laminate used for manufacturing of small aircraft components." Composite Structures. 75 (1-4), pp. 93-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2006.04.080
A study of estimation of damage accumulation of glass fibre reinforce plastic (GFRP) composites under a block loading situation
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2006. "A study of estimation of damage accumulation of glass fibre reinforce plastic (GFRP) composites under a block loading situation." Composite Structures. 75 (1-4), pp. 88-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2006.04.063
The development of a fatigue loading spectrum for small wind turbine blades
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Clausen, Philip D.. 2006. "The development of a fatigue loading spectrum for small wind turbine blades." Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 94, pp. 207-223. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2005.12.007
Effects of static-fatigue (tension) on the tension-tension fatigue life of glass fibre reinforced plastic composites
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2006. "Effects of static-fatigue (tension) on the tension-tension fatigue life of glass fibre reinforced plastic composites." Composite Structures. 74 (4), pp. 419-425. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2005.04.022
A new cumulative fatigue damage model for glass fibre reinforced plastic composites under step/discrete loading
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Clausen, Philip D.. 2005. "A new cumulative fatigue damage model for glass fibre reinforced plastic composites under step/discrete loading." Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 36 (9), pp. 1236-1245. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2005.01.021
An empirical model for fatigue behavior prediction of glass fibre-reinforced plastic (GFRP) composites for various stress ratios and test frequencies
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Clausen, Philip D.. 2003. "An empirical model for fatigue behavior prediction of glass fibre-reinforced plastic (GFRP) composites for various stress ratios and test frequencies." Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 34 (4), pp. 313-326. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1359-835X(03)00052-6
Re-skilling staff for PBL teaching in a team context
Brodie, Lyn, Aravinthan, Thiru, Worden, John and Porter, Mark. 2006. "Re-skilling staff for PBL teaching in a team context." Doyle, Susan and Mannis, Adam (ed.) Engineering Education 2006 (EE2006). Liverpool, United Kingdom 24 - 26 Jul 2006 Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Is external post-tensioning an effective solution for shear strengthening of bridge elements?
Aravinthan, Thiru. 2006. "Is external post-tensioning an effective solution for shear strengthening of bridge elements?" Forde, M. C. (ed.) Structural Faults + Repair 2006: Eleventh International Conference on ‘Extending the Life of Bridges Concrete + Composites Buildings, Masonry + Civil Structures'. Edinburgh, United Kingdom 13 - 15 Jun 2006 Edinburgh, UK.
Effect of existing cracks in concrete bridge members strengthened by external post-tensioning
Suntharavadivel, Thuraichamy Guganesan and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2006. "Effect of existing cracks in concrete bridge members strengthened by external post-tensioning." FIB 2006: 2nd Congress (Federation Internationale du Beton). Naples, Italy 05 - 08 Jun 2006 Naples, Italy.
Effective use of WebCT in a problem-based learning course for a dual mode delivery
Aravinthan, Thiru and Worden, John. 2006. "Effective use of WebCT in a problem-based learning course for a dual mode delivery." Doyle, Susan and Mannis, Adam (ed.) Engineering Education 2006 (EE2006). Liverpool, United Kingdom 24 - 26 Jul 2006 Liverpool, UK.
Strengthening of bridge headstocks with external post-tensioning: design issues and strengthening techniques
Aravinthan, Thiru and Heldt, Tim. 2005. "Strengthening of bridge headstocks with external post-tensioning: design issues and strengthening techniques." Road System and Engineering Technology Forum (2005). Brisbane, Australia 09 - 11 Aug 2005 Brisbane, Australia.