The use of the Structural Engineering Platform results in numerous high quality scientific publications each year. In average over the last years, 100 publications per year are produced (not counting students works, etc.), as can be seen in the graph below.
A list of representative publications is given below as well (with direct link to Infoscience).

List of selected representative publications in peer-reviewed journals & conferences


Tensile response of Ultra High Performance PE Fiber Reinforced Concretes (PE-UHPFRC) under imposed shrinkage deformations

A. Hajiesmaeili; M. A. Hafiz; E. Denarié 

Materials and Structures. 2021-05-06. Vol. 54, num. 114. DOI : 10.1617/s11527-021-01621-0.

Capillary flow in UHPFRC with synthetic fibers, under high tensile stresses

A. Hajiesmaeili; E. Denarié 

Cement and Concrete Research. 2021-05-01. Vol. 143, p. 106368. DOI : 10.1016/j.cemconres.2021.106368.

Heinz Isler’s twin shell roof in Deitingen – preservation of a ‘timeless wing beat’

E. Brühwiler 

Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Engineering History and Heritage. 2021. Vol. 174, num. 3, p. 133-138. DOI : 10.1680/jenhh.20.00013.


Experimental investigations on the load-carrying capacity of digitally produced wood-wood connections

J. Gamerro; J. F. Bocquet; Y. Weinand 

Engineering Structures. 2020-03-24. Vol. 213, p. 110576. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.110576.

A Calculation Method for Interconnected Timber Elements Using Wood-Wood Connections

J. Gamerro; J. F. Bocquet; Y. Weinand 

Buildings. 2020-03-20. Vol. 10, num. 3, p. 61. DOI : 10.3390/buildings10030061.

An analytical inverse analysis to determine equi-biaxial tensile properties of strain-hardening UHPFRC from ring-on-ring test

X. Shen; E. Brühwiler; E. Denarié; P. Wanghu 

Materials and Structures. 2020. Vol. 53, p. 123. DOI : 10.1617/s11527-020-01553-1.

Biaxial flexural fatigue behavior of strain-hardening UHPFRC thin slab elements

X. Shen; E. Brühwiler 

International Journal of Fatigue. 2020. Vol. 138, p. 105727. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2020.105727.

Tensile response of UHPFRC under very low strain rates and low temperatures

M. A. Hafiz; E. Denarié 

Cement and Concrete Research. 2020. Vol. 133, p. 106067. DOI : 10.1016/j.cemconres.2020.106067.

Modelling of the tensile behavior of SH-UHPFRC at low and high stress levels, under very low loading rates

M. A. Hafiz; E. Denarié 

Construction and Building Materials. 2020. Vol. 255, p. 119338. DOI : 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.119338.

Long‑term strain measurements of traffic and temperature effects on an RC bridge deck slab strengthened with an R‑UHPFRC layer

B. Sawicki; E. Brühwiler 

Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring. 2020. Vol. 10, p. 333–344. DOI : 10.1007/s13349-020-00387-3.

Influence of low curing temperatures on the tensile response of low clinker Strain Hardening UHPFRC under full restraint

M. A. Hafiz; J. Skibsted; E. Denarié 

Cement and Concrete Research. 2020. Vol. 128, p. 105940. DOI : 10.1016/j.cemconres.2019.105940.

UHPFRC technology to enhance the performance of existing concrete bridges

E. Brühwiler 

Structure and Infrastructure Engineering. 2020. Vol. 16, num. 1, p. 94-105. DOI : 10.1080/15732479.2019.1605395.

Damage Mitigation of Near-Full–Scale Deployable Tensegrity Structure through Behavior Biomimetics

A. C. Sychterz; I. F. C. Smith 

Journal of Structural Engineering. 2020. Vol. 146, num. 1, p. 04019181. DOI : 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0002470.


Review of fundamental assumptions of the Two-Phase model for aggregate interlocking in cracked concrete using numerical methods and experimental evidence

M. Pundir; M. Tirassa; M. F. Ruiz; A. Muttoni; G. Anciaux 

Cement And Concrete Research. 2019-11-01. Vol. 125, p. 105855. DOI : 10.1016/j.cemconres.2019.105855.

From experimental evidence to mechanical modeling and design expressions: The Critical Shear Crack Theory for shear design

A. Muttoni; M. F. Ruiz 

Structural Concrete. 2019-08-01. Vol. 20, num. 4, p. 1464-1480. DOI : 10.1002/suco.201900193.

Performance assessment of through-tenon timber joints under tension loads

A. Rezaei Rad; H. Burton; Y. Weinand 

Construction and Building Materials. 2019-05-20. Vol. 207, p. 706-721. DOI : 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.02.112.

Getting More Out of Existing Structures: Steel Bridge Strengthening via UHPFRC

H. Martin-Sanz; K. Tatsis; D. Damjanovic; I. Stipanovic; A. Sajna et al. 

Frontiers in Built Environment. 2019-04-16.  p. 26. DOI : 10.3389/fbuil.2019.00026.

Characteristics of a bridge condition assessment method based on state representation methodology (SRM) and damage detection sensitivity

A. Yabe; A. Miyamoto; E. Bruehwiler 

Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring. 2019-04-01. Vol. 9, num. 2, p. 233-251. DOI : 10.1007/s13349-019-00328-9.

Multiaxial ultra low cycle fatigue in welded high strength steel structural components

A. de Castro e Sousa; A. Nussbaumer 

Journal of Constructional Steel Research. 2019-02-01. Vol. 153, p. 473-482. DOI : 10.1016/j.jcsr.2018.10.028.

Enhancing Punching Strength and Deformation Capacity of Flat Slabs

R. Cantone; M. Fernández Ruiz; J. Bujnak; A. Muttoni 

ACI structural journal. 2019. Vol. 116, num. 5, p. 261-274. DOI : 10.14359/51716842.

Quantification of traffic and temperature effects on the fatigue safety of a reinforced-concrete bridge deck based on monitoring data

I. Bayane; A. Mankar; E. Brühwiler; J. D. Sorensen 

Engineering Structures. 2019. Vol. 196, p. 109357. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.109357.

Structural response of French offshore heritage lighthouses

E. Denarié; N. Fady 

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A. 2019. Vol. 377, num. 2155. DOI : 10.1098/rsta.2019.0011.

Kinetics of mixing-water repartition in UHPFRC paste and its effect on hydration and microstructural development

M. Kazemi Kamyab; A. C. A. Muller; E. Denarié; E. Brühwiler; K. Scrivener 

Cement and Concrete Research. 2019. Vol. 124, p. 105784. DOI : 10.1016/j.cemconres.2019.105784.

Tensile response of low clinker UHPFRC subjected to fully restrained shrinkage

M. A. Hafiz; A. Hajiesmaeili; E. Denarié 

Cement and Concrete Research. 2019. Vol. 124, p. 105804. DOI : 10.1016/j.cemconres.2019.105804.

Assessing the compressive strength of concrete under sustained actions: From refined models to simple design expressions

D. Tasevski; M. Fernández Ruiz; A. Muttoni 

Structural Concrete. 2019. Vol. 20, num. 3, p. 971-985. DOI : 10.1002/suco.201800303.

Design and construction of a railway bridge in reinforced UHPFRC – World’s first UHPFRC bridge on a main railway line

E. Brühwiler; H. Friedl; C. Rupp; H. Escher 

Beton- und Stahlbetonbau. 2019. Vol. 114, num. 5, p. 337-345. DOI : 10.1002/best.201900010.


Overpass bridge of the L3378 road near Fulda-Lehnerz First application of UHPFRC in road bridge construction in Germany. Part 1

E. Pelke; A. Jaborek; D. Berger; E. Bruehwiler 

Beton- Und Stahlbetonbau. 2018-11-01. Vol. 113, num. 11, p. 831-841. DOI : 10.1002/best.201800050.

Experimental investigation of two-dimensional delamination in GFRP laminates

A. Cameselle-Molares; A. P. Vassilopoulos; T. Keller 

Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 2018-11-01. Vol. 203, p. 152-171. DOI : 10.1016/j.engfracmech.2018.05.015.

Analytical and empirical models for predicting the drift capacity of modern unreinforced masonry walls

B. V. Wilding; K. Beyer 

Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. 2018-05-21. Vol. 47, num. 10, p. 2012-2031. DOI : 10.1002/eqe.3053.

Bau einer Bahnbrücke aus bewehrtem UHFB – Weltweit erste Bahnbrücke aus Ultra-Hochleistungs-Faserbeton (UHFB)

H. Friedl; H. Escher; C. Rupp; E. Brühwiler; P. Witschonke et al. 

Der Eisenbahningenieur. 2018. Vol. 10.2018, p. 30-35.

Using dynamic measurements to detect and locate ruptured cables on a tensegrity structure

A. C. Sychterz; I. F. C. Smith 

Engineering Structures. 2018. Vol. 173, p. 631-642. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.06.083.

Interrupted tension-tension fatigue behavior of angle-ply GFRP composite laminates

A. Movahedi-Rad; T. Keller; A. Vassilopoulos 

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FATIGUE. 2018. Vol. 113, p. 377-388. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2018.05.001.

Demodulation of moire fringes in digital holographic interferometry using an extended Kalman filter

J. Ramaiah; P. Rastogi; G. Rajshekhar 

APPLIED OPTICS. 2018. Vol. 57, num. 8, p. 1944-1949. DOI : 10.1364/AO.57.001944.

Compressive Strength and Deformation Capacity of Concrete under Sustained Loading and Low Stress Rates

D. Tasevski; M. F. Ruiz; A. Muttoni 

Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology. 2018. Vol. 16, num. 8, p. 396-415. DOI : 10.3151/jact.16.396.

Validation of the Critical Shear Crack Theory for punching of slabs without transverse reinforcement by means of a refined mechanical model

J. T. Simões; M. Fernández Ruiz; A. Muttoni 

Structural Concrete. 2018. Vol. 19, num. 1, p. 191-216. DOI : 10.1002/suco.201700280.

Deployment and Shape Change of a Tensegrity Structure Using Path-Planning and Feedback Control

A. C. Sychterz; I. F. C. Smith 

Frontiers in Built Environment. 2018. Vol. 4, p. 45. DOI : 10.3389/fbuil.2018.00045.

Fatigue Strength Upgrading of Cover Plate Ends by Welded Extensions in Existing Steel Bridge Girders

V. Grigoriou; A. Nussbaumer; D. Lignos 

Journal of Bridge Engineering. 2018. Vol. 23, num. 7, p. 04018037. DOI : 10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0001228.

Mechanical Model for Drift-Induced Punching of Slab-Column Connections without Transverse Reinforcement

I-S. Drakatos; A. Muttoni; K. Beyer 

ACI Structural Journal. 2018. Vol. 115, num. 2, p. 463-474. DOI : 10.14359/51701110.

Evaluation of the seismic retrofitting of an unreinforced masonry building using numerical modeling and ambient vibration measurements

C. Michel; A. Karbassi; P. Lestuzzi 

Engineering Structures. 2018. Vol. 158, p. 124-135. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.12.016.

Shear-compression tests of URM walls: Various setups and their influence on experimental results

B. V. Wilding; K. M. Dolatshahi; K. Beyer 

Engineering Structures. 2018. Vol. 156, p. 472-479. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.11.057.

Rotational mechanical behaviour of wood-wood connections with application to double-layered folded timber-plate structure

J. Gamerro; C. Robeller; Y. Weinand 

Construction and Building Materials. 2018. Vol. 165, p. 434-442. DOI : 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.12.178.

Le BFUP pour ajouter de la plus-value aux ouvrages en béton armé

E. Brühwiler; P. Schiltz 

Tracés. 2018. Vol. 02/2018, p. 6-10.

A mechanical model for failures in shear of members without transverse reinforcement based on development of a critical shear crack

F. Cavagnis; M. Fernández Ruiz; A. Muttoni 

Engineering Structures. 2018. Vol. 157, p. 300-315. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.12.004.

Load transfer mechanisms in CFRP ground anchors with multi-strap ends

H. Fan; A. P. Vassilopoulos; T. Keller 

Composite Structures. 2018. Vol. 184, p. 125-134. DOI : 10.1016/j.compstruct.2017.09.111.

Experimental investigation of the influence of integral mechanical attachments on structural behaviour of timber folded surface structures

A. Stitic; C. Robeller; Y. Weinand 

Thin-Walled Structures. 2018. Vol. 122, p. 314-328. DOI : 10.1016/j.tws.2017.10.001.

An analysis of the shear-transfer actions in reinforced concrete members without transverse reinforcement based on refined experimental measurements

F. Cavagnis; M. Fernández Ruiz; A. Muttoni 

Structural concrete. 2018. Vol. 19, num. 1, p. 49-64. DOI : 10.1002/suco.201700145.

The theoretical principles of the critical shear crack theory for punching shear failures and derivation of consistent closed-form design expressions

A. Muttoni; M. Fernández Ruiz; J. T. Simões 

Structural concrete. 2018. Vol. 19, num. 1, p. 174-190. DOI : 10.1002/suco.201700088.

Cyclic tensile-compressive tests on thin concrete boundary elements with a single layer of reinforcement prone to out-of-plane instability

A. Rosso; L. A. Jimenez-Roa; J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; A. P. G. Zuniga; C. A. Blandón et al. 

Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 2018. Vol. 16, num. 2, p. 859-887. DOI : 10.1007/s10518-017-0228-1.

Size effect in shear and punching shear failures of concrete members without transverse reinforcement: Differences between statically determinate members and redundant structures

M. Fernández Ruiz; A. Muttoni 

Structural concrete. 2018. Vol. 19, num. 1, p. 65-75. DOI : 10.1002/suco.201700059.


Théâtre Vidy Lausanne – A Double-Layered Timber Folded Plate Structure

C. Robeller; J. Gamerro; Y. Weinand 

Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures. 2017. Vol. 58, num. 4, p. 295-314. DOI : 10.20898/j.iass.2017.194.864.

Adaptive control of a deployable tensegrity structure

N. Veuve; A. C. Sychterz; I. F. C. Smith 

Engineering Structures. 2017. Vol. 152, p. 14-23. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.08.062.

Joint Friction during Deployment of a Near-Full-Scale Tensegrity Footbridge

A. C. Sychterz; I. F. C. Smith 

Journal Of Structural Engineering. 2017. Vol. 143, num. 9, p. 04017081. DOI : 10.1061/(Asce)St.1943-541X.0001817.

Fatigue performance of a cold-curing structural epoxy adhesive subjected to moist environments

M. Savvilotidou; T. Keller; A. P. Vassilopoulos 

International Journal of Fatigue. 2017. Vol. 103, p. 405-414. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2017.06.022.

Experimental validation of a railway bridge made of a reinforced UHPFRC-T-beam

G. Borkowski; K. Thoma; E. Bruehwiler; C. Rupp 

Beton- Und Stahlbetonbau. 2017. Vol. 112, num. 6, p. 320-328. DOI : 10.1002/best.201700001.

Probabilistic S-N curves for constant and variable amplitude

C. Baptista; A. Reis; A. Nussbaumer 

International Journal Of Fatigue. 2017. Vol. 101, p. 312-327. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2017.01.022.

Rotational stiffness of web-flange junctions of pultruded GFRP decks

S. Yanes-Armas; J. De Castro; T. Keller 

Engineering Structures. 2017. Vol. 140, p. 373-389. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.03.003.

Pull-Out Behavior of CFRP Single-Strap Ground Anchors

H. Fan; A. P. Vassilopoulos; T. Keller 

Journal of Composites for Construction. 2017. Vol. 21, num. 3, p. 04016102. DOI : 10.1061/(Asce)Cc.1943-5614.0000760.

Validation of a FEA model of structural response of RC-cantilever beams strengthened with a (R-) UHPFRC layer

H. Sadouki; E. Denarié; E. Brühwiler 

Construction and Building Materials. 2017. Vol. 140, p. 100-108. DOI : 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.02.090.

Local-polynomial-approximation-based phase unwrapping using state space analysis

R. Kulkarni; P. Rastogi 

Applied Optics. 2017. Vol. 56, num. 1, p. 29-34. DOI : 10.1364/Ao.56.000029.

Probabilistic failure analysis of riprap as riverbank protection under flood uncertainties

M. Jafarnejad Chaghooshi; M. Pfister; E. Brühwiler; A. Schleiss 

Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. 2017. Vol. 31, p. 1839-1851. DOI : 10.1007/s00477-016-1368-6.

Estimation of fatigue S-N curves of welded joints using advanced probabilistic approach

L. D’Angelo; A. Nussbaumer 

International Journal of Fatigue. 2017. Vol. 97, p. 98-113. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2016.12.032.

Direct unwrapped phase estimation in phase shifting interferometry using Levenberg-Marquardt algorithm

R. Kulkarni; P. Rastogi 

Journal Of Optics. 2017. Vol. 19, num. 1, p. 015608. DOI : 10.1088/2040-8986/19/1/015608.

Experimental investigation of multi-span post-tensioned glass beams

J. Cupac; K. Martens; A. Nussbaumer; J. Belis; C. Louter 

Glass Structures and Engineering. 2017. Vol. 2, num. 1, p. 3–15. DOI : 10.1007/s40940-017-0038-5.

Tests on Thin Reinforced Concrete Walls Subjected to In-plane and Out-of-plane Cyclic Loading

J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida; O. Prodan; A. Rosso; K. Beyer 

Earthquake Spectra. 2017. Vol. 33, num. 1, p. 323-345. DOI : 10.1193/101915EQS154DP.


Optical measurement techniques – A push for digitization

R. D. Kulkarni; P. Rastogi 

Optics and Lasers in Engineering. 2016. Vol. 87, p. 1-17. DOI : 10.1016/j.optlaseng.2016.05.002.

Patch-wise denoising of phase fringe patterns based on matrix enhancement

R. D. Kulkarni; P. Rastogi 

Optics and Lasers in Engineering. 2016. Vol. 87, p. 191-196. DOI : 10.1016/j.optlaseng.2016.04.025.

Simultaneous estimation of unwrapped phase and phase derivative from a closed fringe pattern

R. D. Kulkarni; P. Rastogi 

Optics and Lasers in Engineering. 2016. Vol. 87, p. 168-175. DOI : 10.1016/j.optlaseng.2016.03.016.

Performance of Pedestrian-Load Models through Experimental Studies on Lightweight Aluminum Bridges

P. Dey; A. Sychterz; S. Narasimhan; S. Walbridge 

Journal Of Bridge Engineering. 2016. Vol. 21, num. 8, p. C4015005. DOI : 10.1061/(Asce)Be.1943-5592.0000824.

Estimation of Phase and Its Higher Order Derivatives from a Single Complex Interferogram

R. D. Kulkarni; P. Rastogi 

Experimental Mechanics. 2016. Vol. 56, num. 6, p. 1029-1038. DOI : 10.1007/s11340-016-0144-3.

Simultaneous estimation of phase and its pth order derivatives

R. Kulkarni; P. Rastogi 

Journal Of Optics. 2016. Vol. 18, num. 5, p. 055603. DOI : 10.1088/2040-8978/18/5/055603.

Simultaneous estimation of phase derivative and phase using parallel Kalman filter implementation

R. Kulkarni; P. Rastogi 

Measurement Science And Technology. 2016. Vol. 27, num. 6, p. 065203. DOI : 10.1088/0957-0233/27/6/065203.

Closed fringe demodulation using phase decomposition by Fourier basis functions

R. Kulkarni; P. Rastogi 

Journal Of The Optical Society Of America A-Optics Image Science And Vision. 2016. Vol. 33, num. 6, p. 1120-1125. DOI : 10.1364/Josaa.33.001120.

Active control for mid-span connection of a deployable tensegrity footbridge

N. Veuve; S. D. Safaei; I. F. C. Smith 

Engineering Structures. 2016. Vol. 112, p. 245-255. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.01.011.

Fringe filtering technique based on local signal reconstruction using noise subspace inflation

R. D. Kulkarni; P. Rastogi 

Journal of Modern Optics. 2016. Vol. 63, num. 6, p. 545-552. DOI : 10.1080/09500340.2015.1084055.


Design versus Assessment of Concrete Structures Using Stress Fields and Strut-and-Tie Models

A. Muttoni; M. Fernández Ruiz; F. Niketic 

ACI Structural Journal. 2015. Vol. 112, num. 5, p. 605-616. DOI : 10.14359/51687710.

Shear strength of concrete members without transverse reinforcement: A mechanical approach to consistently account for size and strain effects

M. Fernández Ruiz; A. Muttoni; J. Sagaseta 

Engineering structures. 2015.  p. 360-372. DOI : 10.1016/j.engstruct.2015.05.007.

Derivation of the σ-w relationship for SFRC from prism bending tests

A. Amin; S. J. Foster; A. Muttoni 

Structural Concrete. 2015.  p. 93-105. DOI : 10.1002/suco.201400018.