Civil Engineering
1. Wind Pressure Coefficients on Pyramidal Roof of Square Plan Low Rise Double Storey Building

Jagbir Singh; Amrit Kumar Roy

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 1-15

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2019.144599.1043

Abstract
  The present study demonstrates the pressure variation due to wind load on a two storey building with a square plan and a pyramidal roof through CFD simulation. Past cyclone reports and other related post-disaster studies have shown loss of lives and extensive property loss mostly in the cyclone-prone ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
2. Investigating on hydrodynamic behavior of slotted breakwater walls under sea waves

Seyed hamid Baiat Ghiasi; Mohamadamin Oyar Hossein; Mostafa Adineh; Vahid Khiali

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 24-31

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2019.172568.1059

Abstract
  Breakwater walls are buildings that are built to prevent the collapse of the soil or other granular materials and the safety of the sea. One of the destructive phenomena in these structures is the impact of sea wave forces on the overturning phenomenon and instability of the coastal wall, which has damaged ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
3. Comparative Studies of the Effects of Blocking and Water Repellant Agents on Tensile Strengths OF Fanpalm

Audu Mohammed Taiwo; Raheem Ayinde; Raheem A Ayinde

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 16-23

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2019.146916.1045

Abstract
  The effects of blocking and water repellant coatings applied on fanpalm specimens on the tensile strength were examined. Fanpalm specimens (coated and uncoated specimens) were soaked in sodium hydroxide solution for specific periods up to 1 year to expose item to alkaline attack. Two groups of coating ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
4. Seismic Assessment of Steel Moment Frames with Irregularity in Mass and Stiffness

Iman Faridmehr; Elahe Chabokan

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 79-101

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.141604.1039

Abstract
  Irregularity, consider to be one of the main reasons of buildings collapse in recent earthquakes. Irregularity also effects the seismic behavior and maximum capacity of structures. The effect of mass and stiffness irregularity was carried out in this research using static and dynamic analysis. Three ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
5. A computational model for estimating the compressive strength of mortars admixed with mineral materials

Hosein Naderpour; Masoomeh Mirrashid

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 16-25

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.136069.1031

Abstract
  In this paper, a new computational model is presented to estimate the compressive strength of mortars admixed with Microsilica and a mineral material namely Wollastonite. For this purpose, an equation with fourteen unknown parameters was considered based on a large experimental data, which were published ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
6. ELASTIC BUCKLING OF SINGLE-STEPPED COLUMNS WITH END AND INTERMEDIATE AXIAL LOADS

Magdy I Salama

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 26-36

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.147218.1046

Abstract
  Buckling study of single-stepped columns subjected to both intermediate and end axial loads are introduced in this paper. The column understudy is considered as two segments where the upper and the lower parts have different cross-section moment of inertia or different material and subjected to an intermediate ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
7. Estimation of Aquifer Transmssivity Using Dar Zarrouk Parameters Derived from Resistivity Soundings on the Floodplain of River Dadin Kowa, Gombe State, Northeastern Nigeria

B. A. Ankidawa; J. M. Ishaku; A. A. Hassan

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 37-53

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.129584.1024

Abstract
  The shallow alluvial aquifers on the floodplain are the major sources of water supply for the dry season farming activities. The research is aimed to estimate the aquifer transmissivity of the alluvial formations on the floodplain using Dar Zarrouk Parameters derived from geoelectric soundings. Ten profiles ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
8. Modelling and Simulation of Reinforced Concrete Bridges with varying percentages of Shape Memory Alloy Rods

Samson Olalekan Odeyemi; Adeola Abdullahi Adedeji

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 65-78

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.141829.1040

Abstract
  Earthquakes constitute a major problem for mankind resulting in loss of lives and structures. Smart structural materials such as Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) suppress the structural vibration in a structure by adjusting the dynamic performance of the structure. SMA rods are unique for their shape memory ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
9. Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Laterally Loaded Pile Group in Multilayered Cohessionless soil

Babu Shivaram Chawhan

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 28-45

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.108513.1005

Abstract
  ABSTRACT: This paper presents the results of experimental and numerical analysis of laterally loaded bamboo pipe piles embedded in multilayered cohesionless soil. An experimental investigation on model piles had been carried out using bamboo pipe pile with outer diameter of 24mm and inner diameter of ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
10. Steel Plate Shear Wall with Different Infill Steel Plates

Mohammad Hossein Kashefizadeh; Mohammad Azimzadeh Koocheh; Behtash Amiri; Reza Esmaeilabadi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 1-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.118244.1011

Abstract
  The steel plate shear wall (SPSW) system is one of the most common and acceptable lateral-resisting structural systems for steel structures. Although the advantages of SPSW over the other structural systems are somehow well-known, the wall-farm interaction of the system is not comprehensively investigated. ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
11. The Effects of Outrigger type and distribution on seismic behavior of super-tall building

Ali Ahani; Elshan Ahani; Hadi Abbaszadeh

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 67-80

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.125321.1016

Abstract
  Seismic performance and behavior of super-tall building is one of significant place of doubt while using energy dissipated outriggers. To improve the seismic performance of super-tall building structures using outrigger is one common method; however, the performance and behavior of the outrigger varies ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
12. Flexural capacity prediction for reinforced concrete beams by group method of data handling approach

Alla Azimi; Reza Farahnaki

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 108-118

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.136502.1033

Abstract
  Application of group method of data handling (GMDH) to predict the capacity of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with CFRP laminate has been investigated in this paper. The proposed model considers nine parameters including concrete compressive strength, width of beam, effective depth, area of tension ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
13. Controlling Blast loading of the Structural System by Cladding material

K.K. H KIRAN; Jagadish G Kori

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 81-107

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.141294.1038

Abstract
  Shelter is one of the main component of the living creature, it should be safe, uneconomical, hygenic and protective. Now a days shelter should be protective from blast load due to terrorist attack, nuclear explosive, chemical reactions occurring inside the building may be internal blast or external ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
14. Debonding and Fracture Behavior of Concrete Specimens Retrofitted by FRP Composite

Hadi Abbaszadeh; Ali Ahani; M.Reza Emami Azadi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 27-40

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.125309.1015

Abstract
  The effects of FRP retrofitted concrete specimens with couple of notches on the fracture behavior have been investigated during an experimental and analytical test program in this study. This paper represents the fracture characteristics and parameters for three point bending tests on two distinguish ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
15. Efficient Configuration of Storage Rack System as Per Nonlinear Static Pushover Analysis under Triangular and Uniform Pattern of Lateral Loading Pattern

Chandrakant Narhari Thombare; Keshav K Sangle; Vinod M Mohitkar; Swapnil B Kharmale

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 41-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.125616.1017

Abstract
  The individual components of cold-formed storage rack system are most vulnerable to local and torsional buckling lateral loads in addition to under gravity. Deterministic allotment of strength and ductility in the structural components and performance evaluation of appropriate techniques is considered ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
16. Buckling of Tapered Columns with Polygon Cross-Section

Magdy I. Salama

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 59-69

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.136082.1032

Abstract
  This paper is concerned with the elastic stability of slender tapered columns of regular polygon cross-section with constant volume is presented. Various end conditions of the tapered columns such as pinned ends, clamped -pinned ends and clamped ends are considered in this paper. The analysis is developed ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
17. Use of Tuned Mass Dampers in Controlling the Vibrations of Steel Structures with Vertical Irregularity of Mass

Mehdi Babaei; Alireza Moniri

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 83-94

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.137303.1035

Abstract
  One of the common methods of the inactively controlling structures subject to earthquakes is the use of Tuned Mass Damping (TMD) systems. These dampers consist of three major parameters, namely mass, damping and stiffness. TMDs generally reduce the response domain by influencing a mode, which is most ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
18. Settlement Modelling of Raft Footing Founded on Oferekpe/Abakaliki Shale in South East Region of Nigeria

Salahudeen Bunyamin; Saideh Aghayan

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 68-82

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.116754.1009

Abstract
  In engineering practice, settlement of foundations are experimentally determined or numerically modelled based on conventional saturated soil mechanics principles. The study area, Oferekpe in Abakaliki LGA of Ebonyi State, South Eastern Region of Nigeria is characterised with sedimentary formations highly ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
19. Determining the Drift in Reinforced Concrete Building Using ANFIS Soft Computing Modeling

Hojjatollah Torkian; Zahra Keshavarz

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 1-11

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.53677

Abstract
  Earthquakes are considered as one of the most significant natural disasters that can potentially cause significant damages to structures. Displacement of buildings’ floors is one of the serious failures in structures caused by earthquakes. In this paper, the drift of a concrete frame with the shear ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
20. Flow and Pollutant Dispersion Model in a 2D Urban Street Canyons Using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Zahra Jandaghian

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 83-93

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.122506.1014

Abstract
  A two-dimensional model is used to simulate temperature distribution, wind speed and pollutants dispersion within an isolated two-dimensional street canyon using SIMPLE algorithm in ANSYS Fluent version 16.2. The simulation is based on the Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations coupled with ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
21. Seismic Fragility Assessment of Local and Global Failures in Low-rise Non-ductile Existing RC Buildings: Empirical Shear-Axial Modelling vs. ASCE/SEI 41 Approach

Mohammad Reza Azadi Kakavand; Mohammad Khanmohammadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 38-57

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.114549.1008

Abstract
  The brittle behavior of older non-ductile reinforced concrete buildings such as shear-axial failure in columns can cause lateral instability or gravity collapse. Hence, the attempt is to assess the collapse potential through fragility curves. Current research focuses on fragility assessment of these ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
22. Reliability-Based Investigation on Compressive Strength Characteristics of Structural-Sized Iroko (Meliceae Excelsa) and Mahogany (Khaya Ivorensis) Timber Column Found in Nigeria

Abdullahi Alao Jimoh; Rauf Rahmon; Sofiyyat O. Ajide

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 23-37

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.105453.1002

Abstract
  This research work examined the reliability of the Nigerian grown Iroko and Mahogany timber species as column materials. The strength and physical properties of these timber species were determined to predict the suitability of the species as structural material. Forty lengths of timber species of 50mm ...  Read More

Civil Engineering
23. The Effect of Diagonal Stiffeners on the Behaviour of Stiffened Steel Plate Shear Wall

Behtash Amiri; Hamed AghaRezaei; Reza Esmaeilabadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 58-67

http://dx.doi.org/10.22115/cepm.2018.112951.1007

Abstract
  In the current study, the nonlinear behavior of the stiffened steel plate shear wall with diagonal stiffeners is numerically studied. After nonlinear pushover analysis, the finite element modeling results are compared with un-stiffened and stiffened steel plate shear walls, with the horizontal and vertical ...  Read More