Preliminary Program at a Glance

Preliminary Booklet for the Program , FRC 2023

Schedule of Session presentations with abstracts

Short Schedule

Summary Schedule of the sessions

Special Online Session

Wednesday, 20th Schedule

Sunday, September 17th
16:00 – 18:00Registration
18:00 – 20:00Welcoming party: Beverages, Appetizers, Pizza, Registration ASU CAVC Building Atrium, 600 South College Ave, Tempe, AZ
Monday, September 18th
7:30 –17:00Registration
Start at 8:00 AM
8:00 –8:30Welcome speech from the Dean, Director, From Bergamo, 2004 to Tempe 2023 Barzin Mobasher
8:30 –9:30PLENARY SESSION, Chairman: Stephen Foster  
Development of the fib Model Code 2020 and EC2 for FRC structural design
Marco di Prisco  

Development of the Canadian Bridge Code for the structural design of FRC members
Bruno Massicotte  
Parallel sessions
9:30 –10:50Parallel Session A: Material Properties Chairpersons:  

A Tailored Constitutive Law for UHPC when Exposed to Chlorides and Sulphate Environment to Get Reliable LCA Outcomes
Liberato Ferrara

Validation of the FRC Uniaxial Tensile Law Proposed by EC2
Marco di Prisco  

Identification of Uniaxial Tensile Laws for UHPFRC Modelling Giulio Zani  

Impact of PVA Fiber on Mechanical Properties of Concrete and Cement Composites Nakin Suksawang  

Parallel Session B: Impact and Blast Loading and Ductility Chairpersons:  
Impact Strength of VHPC Thin Panels Reinforced with Synthetic Fiber: Experimental Tests and Numerical Simulations
Maria Antonietta Aiello  

Effect of Macro-Synthetic Fibers on the Behaviour of High-Strength Concrete Beams under Blast Loading
Hassan Aoude

Blast Behaviour of Unreinforced Masonry Walls Retrofitted with Fiber-Reinforced Shotcrete
Hassan Aoude  

Ductility in Compression of SFRC and its use with Low CO2 Emissions Green Steel Fibres
Sébastien Wolf
10:50 –11:20Coffee break
11:20 – 13:00Parallel Session A Fiber Distribution and Orientation Chairpersons:  

Investigation of Fibre Dispersion in UHPFRC Bridge Girder Using X-Ray Micro-Computed Tomography Analysis
Stephen Foster  

New Approaches to Measuring Fibre Orientation in Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete
Stephen Foster  

Use of X-ray Analysis for the Assessment of Steel Fiber Orientation in SFRC
Matteo Colombo  

The Role of Fiber Orientation: from Standard Beams to the Real Structure Filippo Medeghini   The Role of Fiber Orientation: the Way towards Structural Optimization
Filippo Medeghini  
Parallel Session B: Fatigue Effects Chairpersons:  

On The Influence Of Steel Fibers In RC Beams Under Flexural Fatigue Loading
Vitor Moreira de Alencar Monteiro

Modal Parameters Investigation and Damage Evaluation of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Under Flexural Fatigue Loading Iranildo Barbosa Silva Junior

Advances in Flexural Fatigue of Cracked Macrosynthetic Fiber Reinforced Concrete: Experimental Performance and Numerical Analysis
Débora Martinello Carlesso

Cycling Behavior of Concrete Filled Steel Tubes Utilizing Advanced FRC
Ketan Ragalwar  
13:00 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 15:40Parallel Session A Mechanical Characterization Chairpersons:   Effects of Water-reducing Agent on Rheology and Flexural Performance of Fiber-reinforced Mortars
Di Qiao  

Proposed Evaluation Method for Three-point Bending Beam Tests of Fiber Reinforced Concrete
Peter Karoly Juhasz  

Characterisation of 3D Printed Fibre Reinforced Concrete
Galeote, Eduardo  

Mechanical characterization of Ultra High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC) bending behavior
Sara Bascì  

Behavior of Reinforced HPFRCC Columns Subjected to Axial and Lateral Loads
Joseph A. Almeida  
Parallel Session B Design Specifications for Structural Applications Chairpersons:  
Influence of Sectional Design and Fiber Type and Dosage on Cracking Behavior of Reinforced Beams Made of FRC
Pedro Serna  

Flexural Behaviour and Design of Prestressed SFRC Girders
Bruno Massicotte  

Optimization Of Reinforcement For Concrete Tunnel Linings
Ralf Winterberg  

Crack Width Limit-driven Design of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Structures: a Performance-based Approach for Improving Durability and Sustainability
Danilo Di Giacinto  

Proposal of An Engineering Design approach for non-metallic Fiber Reinforced Concrete: Through experimental study and numerical modelling on UHPFRC
Fu Lei Zhou Yang
15:40 – 16:10Coffee break
16:10 – 17:30Parallel Session A Temperature Effects
Influence of Low Temperature on the Post-cracking Behaviour of Fibre Reinforced Concrete: Experimental and Numerical Investigation Alejandro Nogales  

Experimental Tests On The Effect Of Temperature On A Polypropylene Fiber And On A Macro-synthetic FRC
Nicola Buratti  

Macro Synthetic Fibre Reinforced Concrete at Elevated Temperatures
Todd Clarke  

An Experimental Study on FRC Subjected to Low (-15 °C) and High (60 °C) Permanent Temperature Exposure
Marta Caballero-Jorna
Parallel Session B Creep and Long-Term Loading Chairpersons:   Long Term Cracking and Deformation Behaviour of FRC One Way Members
Ali Amin  

Creep Relaxation of FRS in the ASTM C1550 Panel Test
Ali Amin  

Creep effects in Fiber Reinforced Concrete
Martin Hunger  

Correlation of Direct Tension and Short Term Tensile Creep Performances of non-proprietary UHPC

Reid Holland    
Free evening
Tuesday, September 19th
8:30 – 17:00REGISTRATION
8:30 – 9:30PLENARY SESSION Chairman: Giovanni Plizzari  
Application of UHPC Concept in Architectural Precast Concrete
Charles K. Nmai  

Applying ACI 544.7R for Design and Construction of FRC Tunnel Segments in North America with Fiber-Enabled Carbon Footprint Reduction
Mehdi Bakhshi  
Parallel sessions
9:30 – 10:50Parallel Session A High Performance FRC

Ultra-High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete in Tension: Sufficient Strength but Insufficient Strain Capacity
Antoine Naaman  

Shrinkage Influence on the Behaviour of Reinforced UHPFRC Elements
Pedro Serna  

Shear Resistance and Structural Hardening Resistance of UHPC Overlays
Jean-Philippe Charron

Characterization of Ultra-High Performance Engineered Cementitious Composites Produced Using Traditional Rotating Pan Mixers
Mohammad AlHamaydeh
Parallel Session B Structural Applications 1

Experiences With the Design and Structural Verification of GFRC Parapet Elements
Alejandro Nogales

Flexural Behavior of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Slabs: Experimental and Numerical Investigation
Alejandro Nogales  

Effect of Age on Reverse-Cycle Performance of Hybrid Fibre Reinforced Concrete Beam-Columns
Erik Stefan Bernard  

Assessment of The Performance of Hybrid Reinforced Concrete (HRC) with Polymeric Macro Fiber in Full-scale Precast Panel
Chidchanok Pleesudjai  
10:50 – 11:20Coffee break
11:20 – 13:00Parallel Session A Numerical & Computational Modelling Chairpersons:  
Numerical Designing of Fibers Reinforced Concrete Eco-Constructions Pierre Rossi  

Structural Response of FRC Onshore Wind Turbine Shallow Foundations: a Numerical Investigation
Paolo Martinelli

Numerical Modelling of UHPC Beams with Different Reinforcing Ratios Considering Material Properties
Augusto Krahl  

Parametric Numerical Study on Jointless Macro Synthetic Fiber Reinforced Concrete Industrial Floors Peter Schaul

  Numerical Analysis of Steel Fiber-reinforced Concrete Beams Based on Analytical Models for Predicting the Residual Flexural Strength
Vinicius Costa Correia  
Parallel Session B Durability and Life Cycle Assessment Chairpersons:   Behaviour of Concrete Beams Reinforced with PP Fibres and GFRP Bars Exposed to Marine Environment Conditions

Joaquim Barros  

Sustainability and Constructability Aspects of Track Slabs Using Fiber-reinforced Concrete

Barzin Mobasher  

UHPFRC Permeability to Chloride under Service Load
David Conciatori  

Application of Life Cycle Assessment in the Analysis of Environmental Impacts of Fiber Reinforced Concrete
Iva Emanuelly Pereira Lima  

Synthetic Macrofiber: A Material Key to Enhancing the Service Life of Structures
Michael Mahoney  
11:20 – 13:00Parallel Session C: External Reinforcement Chairpersons:   CARBOrefit®: Strengthening of Steel-Reinforced Concrete Structures with CRC in Germany Peter Betz   Building with Carbon Reinforced Concrete – Challenges and Perspectives illustrated by the C³-demonstration house ‘CUBE’ Peter Betz   Simulation of Two-Way Slabs Strengthened in Punching with CFRP Strips Asad-ur-Rehman Khan   Behaviour of Full-Scale Shear Critical Beams Strengthened with Textile Reinforced Mortar (TRM) Asad-ur-Rehman Khan  
13:00 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 16:00  Parallel Session A: Structural Rehabilitation and Quality Control Chairpersons:    
Additive Manufacturing For The Regeneration Of Existing Tunnels: a New Slip-forming Technique Using FRC
Andrea Marcucci  

Early Age Fracture Behaviour of Extrudable FRC for Tunnel Retrofitting: Material Characterization and Structural Transient Design Verification
Liberato Ferrara  

Improving Flexural Capacity of Ultra-Thin White Topping (UTW) Pavements by Adding Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Discrete Fibers
Nakin Suksawang  

Shear Strengthening of Existing 50 Years Old Prestressed Bridge Girders Through UHPFRC
Giovanni Plizzari  

Correlation Between The Barcelona Test And The 3-Point Bending Test On Three Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Slabs
Giovanni Plizzari  

Statistical Optimization of FRC Quality Control
Eduardo Galeote  
Parallel Session B: Structural Applications 2 Chairpersons:   Experimental Study on Steel-Fiber Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams under Simulated Wind Loading
Gustavo Parra-Montesinos  

Precast Electric Cabins Made with FRC: a Feasibility Study from Mixture Formulation to Structural Design
Enzo Martinelli  

Structural Design, Analysis, and Full-Scale Testing of Ultra-High Performance Concrete Girders
Mary Beth Hueste  

FRC Double-Layer Thin Slabs Cast into the Asphalt Pavement in a Car Park
Jakob Šušteršič  

Crack Width and Rebar Corrosion in RC and R/FRC Ties Subjected to Cyclic Loads
Alessandro Pasquale Fantilli  

Structural Response Evaluation of Ultra High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beams under Shear
Roya Solhmirzaei    
16:00 – 16:30Coffee break
16:30 – 18:00Perspectives and Future Developments in FRC Structural Applications Round table
18:00 – 18:15CLOSING SESSION
19:30 – 22:30GALA DINNER: Culinary Dropout at the Yard, Tempe, AZ, 149 S Farmer Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281, 480.240.1601
Wednesday, September 20th ISTB-2 Building ASU
These tours will be provided using the signup sheets during the initial welcoming party
9:00 -11:00Session 1, 3-D  Reinforcements for 3D Printing, Coordinator: Professor Narayanan Neithalath
9:00 -11:00Session 2, Tunneling, Underground, and Durability Aspects of Structures Working Group on the ACI 544-7R document on Design of Tunnel Lining Coordinator: Dr. Mehdi Bakhshi, ACI 544-A FRC Applications
9:00 -11:00Session 3, TRC-State-of-The-Art Document Development, RILEM, TC 292 MCC- Mechanical Properties of Textile Reinforced Concrete Coordinator: Professor Flavio Silva, Vice Chair, RILEM MCC 292
9:00 -12:00Lab Tour C1:  Lab tours of ASU Structural and materials Engineering laboratories
9:00 -12:00Lab Tour C2: Lab Tour of ASU Eyring Materials Center
9:00 -12:00Lab Tour C3:  New Closed Loop testing demonstration Demo, GCTS