Challenging Risk


Paper and Publications

Rush, D., Lange, D., Maclean, J. & Rackauskaite, E. (2016). Modelling the thermal and structural performance of a concrete column exposed to a travelling fire – Tisova Fire Test, Structures in Fire, Princeton, USA, June 8th-10th

Pohoryles D, Melo J, Rossetto T, Fabian F, McCague C, Stavrianaki K, Lishman B, Sargeant B. Use of DIC and AE for Monitoring Effective Strain and Debonding in FRP and FRCM-Retrofitted RC Beams. Journal of Composites for Construction, 06/2016; DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000715

Pohoryles D, Rossetto T, Melo J, Varum H, D'Ayala D. A combined FRP and selective weakening retrofit for realistic pre-1970’s RC structures. ICONHIC 2016 - 1st International Conference on Natural Hazards & Infrastructure, Chania, Greece, 6/2016. Oral presentation.

Joffe, H., Perez-Fuentes, G., Potts, H. W. & Rossetto, T. (2016). How to increase earthquake and home fire preparedness: the fix-it intervention. Natural Hazards. doi: 10.1007/s11069-016-2528-1. 

Verrucci, E., Perez-Fuentes, G., Rossetto, T. et al. (2016) Nat Hazards,  83: 1583. doi:10.1007/s11069-016-2378-x

Pohoryles D, Melo J, Rossetto T, Varum H, D'Ayala D. Experimental Investigation on the Seismic FRP Retrofit of Realistic Full-Scale RC Beam-Column Joints. Second ATC & SEI Conference on Improving the Seismic Performance of Existing Buildings and Other Structures, San Francisco, 12/2015. Oral presentation.

Firmo, J.P., Correia, J.R. & Bisby, L.A. (2015). Fire Behaviour of FRP-Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Structural Elements: A State-of-the-Art Review, Composites Part B, 80, 198-216

Rush, D., Lange, D., Maclean, J. & Rackauskaite, E. (2015). Effects of a travelling fire on a concrete column – Tisova Fire Test. ASFE 2015, Dubrovnik, Croatia, October 15th-16th

Degler, J., Eliasson, A., Anderson, J., Lange, D. &Rush, D. (2015). A-priori modelling of the Tisova Fire Test as input to the experimental work. CONFAB 2015, Glasgow, UK, September 2nd-4th

Ioannou, I., Rush, D., Bisby, L., Aspinall, W. & Rossetto, T. (2015). Application of expert judgement to the quantification of a damage scale for RC buildings exposed to fire. ICASP12, Vancouver, Canada, July 12th -15th

Pohoryles D, Melo J, Rossetto T. Numerical modelling of FRP-strengthened RC beam-column joints. SECED 2015 Conference: Earthquake Risk and Engineering towards a Resilient World, Cambridge UK, 07/2015. Oral presentation.  

Perez-Fuentes, G., Verrucci, E. & Joffe, H. (in press) A Review of Current Earthquake and Fire Preparedness Campaigns: What works?. In 'Dynamics of Disasters', Springer. Presented at the 2nd International Conference on Dynamics of Disasters, Kalamata, June 29-July 2, 2015

Perez-Fuentes, G. & Joffe, H. (2015). An intervention to increase earthquake and fire preparedness. In C.A. Brebbia & Wessex Institute of Technology (Eds.), Sustainable Development Conference Proceedings (Vol. 2, pp 1183-1194). UK: WIT Press.
Presented at the 4th International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health: Reducing Risk, Improving Outcomes, Istanbul, May 20-22, 2015

Fagg, G., Verucci, E., & Rickles, P. (2015). Exploring new ways of digital engagement: a study on how mobile mapping and applications can contribute to disaster preparedness. Proceedings of the GIS Research UK conference.

Rush, D., Bisby, L., Ioannou, I. & Rossetto, T. (2014) Towards Fragility Analysis for Concrete Buildings in Fire: Residual Capacity of Concrete Columns. Presented at the8th International Conference on Structures in Fire, Shanghai, June 11-13 2014 |download PDF