Publications

2018

Chromium stabilization and trapping in the cement matrix of recycled concrete aggregates

Recycled concrete aggregates (RCA) originated from old deconstructed concrete may contain considerable amounts of heavy metals like chromium for example.
Construction and Building Materials
 

Empirical and comparative validation of an original model to simulate the thermal behaviour of outdoor test cells

Calorimetric methods for the performance assessment (e.g. for the determination of the solar factor) of transparent building components have been largely applied in indoor laboratories under steady-state conditions and in outdoor test cells under dynamic boundary conditions provided by real weather. In the latter case the accuracy of the measurements depends significantly on the temporary storage of energy in the test cell envelope.
Energy and Buildings
 

Empirical validation and local sensitivity analysis of a lumped-parameter thermal model of an outdoor test cell

This paper presents the experimental validation of a thermal model describing the ZEB Test Cells Laboratory, located at the Gløshaugen campus of NTNU and SINTEF in Trondheim, Norway.
Building and Environment

 

Optimal construction site layout based on risk spatial variability

The construction site layout planning is a complex and important task conducted by project managers and planners.
Journal of Construction Engineering and Management
 

Mapping the Processes of Donor-Funded Construction Projects

Recycled concrete aggregates (RCA) originated from old deconstructed concrete may contain considerable amounts of heavy metals like chromium for example.
Sustainability (2071-1050)
 

Traveltime delay relative to the maximum energy of the wave train for dispersive tsunamis propagating across the Pacific Ocean: the case of 2010 and 2015 Chilean Tsunamis

This paper evaluates the importance of frequency dispersion in the propagation of recent trans-Pacific tsunamis. Frequency dispersion induces a time delay for the most energetic waves, which increases for long propagation distances and short source dimensions.
Geophysical Journal International


Effectiveness of Lime Treatment of Coarse Soils Against Internal Erosion

The construction of embankments and other earth hydraulic structures using coarse soils requires assessing their potential for internal erosion by suffusion, defined as detachment and transport of fine particles through the matrix constrictions under internal flow.
Geotechnical and Geological Engineering 

 

2017

Hazards, vulnerability and interactions at construction sites: spatial risk mapping

Construction sites contain several supporting facilities that are required to perform construction activities. These facilities may be exposed to several hazards.
Journal of Information Technology in Construction
 

Energy and comfort assessment in educational building: Case study in a French university campus

The existing stock of institutional buildings constructed before current thermal regulation codes is known to be high-energy consuming.  
Energy and Buildings
 

Efficiency of high energy over conventional milling of granulated blast furnace slag powder to improve mechanical performance of slag cement paste

This work aims at bridging the efficiency of ball milling of granulated blast furnace slag (GBFS) to the structural and mechanical properties of slag cement pastes.
Powder Technology
 

Measuring the homogeneity of urban fabric using 2D geometry data

To preserve the urban fabric or characteristics in specific quarters, there is often a need to either strengthen or lessen the homogeneity of the urban fabric when inserting new buildings. 
Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science