Life-Cycle Prediction
1. On the Transient Combustion Analysis of Iron Micro-Particles in a Gaseous Oxidizing Medium Using Variation of Parameter Method

Yinusa Ahmed; Sobamowo Gbeminiyi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 1-11

  Iron micro-particles when eject to the atmosphere from industries, factory and production enterprises pollute the atmosphere and generally affect the respiratory system. This paper presents a solution to such transient problem analytically by employing Variation of Parameter Method (VPM). For proper ...  Read More

2. Reliability Appraisal of Nominal Eccentricity of Short Reinforced Concrete Column Designed to BS 8110 and Eurocode (EN:2)-Ultimate Limit State on Fatigue

Ajibola Quadri

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 1-10

  Nowadays assessment of fatigue and reliability of structures have increased dramatically. This is confirmed by the recommendations of the standards and constitutive model of concrete in which the rules and requirements to ensure safety, serviceability and durability of the structure are stated. This ...  Read More

System Reliability
3. Tire Pressure Checking Framework: A Review Study

Ashraf Elfasakhany

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 12-28

  Incorrect tire pressure reduces vehicle performance, braking effectiveness, system control, and a ride comfort. Tire pressure checking framework (TPCF) is a system framework applied for checking tire pressure. This study aim at summarizing early work for the tire pressure checking framework including ...  Read More

Stochastic and Statistical Analysis of Structural Resistance and Material

Olugbenga Samuel Abejide; Kolawole Abejide; Jubril Kaurra Mohammed

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 21-30

  This study presents the structural reliability of rolled steel beams on offshore platforms exposed to corrosion during their design service period and beyond. The rate of corrosion of the rolled steel beam was determined using a standard expression for extreme marine environment. Limit equations were ...  Read More

Probabilistic Design Approaches
5. Probabilistic Strength of Steel Poles Used for Power Production and Transmissions

A. Mustapha; Olugbenga Abejide

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 29-41

  The profound changes in engineering over the last few decades were reflected by ideas of uncertainty recognized in engineering today. Civil engineering structures like steel transmission poles are to be designed for loads created by environmental actions such as wind, snow and earthquake, but these actions ...  Read More

Failure Probability
6. Multi-Hazard Fragility Assessment of a Concrete Floodwall

Saran Srikanth Bodda; Abhinav Gupta; BuSeog Ju; Minho Kwon

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2019, , Pages 31-40

  Safety of critical industrial facilities such as Nuclear power plants has gained significant attention against external events in the last decade. Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station disaster occurred due to flooding of the plant which was caused by the Great East Japan earthquake and subsequent ...  Read More

Uncertainties Evaluation of Loads and Loading Conditions
7. Developing a Lateral Load Pattern for Pushover Analysis of EBF System

Farshad Dorri; Hooman Ghasemi; Andrzej Nowak

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 42-54

  Finding an appropriate system to absorb the intended energy of the earthquake is of great importance in seismic region. The eccentric bracing frame (EBF) is one of the structural systems that reveal proper behavior during earthquakes phenomenon. In doing so, design codes attempt to optimize EBF seismic ...  Read More

Structural Simulation
8. Blast Mitigations of Low-Rise Structure by Using Control Devices

K.K. Kiran; Jagadish Kori

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2019, , Pages 55-71

  Designer of military and high-security facilities, planner, architects and engineers throughout the world are much concerned against a blast load on structures. Blast load is a human hazard occurring in the world, due to terrorist, chemical explosives, mining area, an accident, and so on. Blast load ...  Read More