Bahram M. Shahrooz
Areas of Interest
Seismic analysis and design; Field and laboratory experimental and analytical study of reinforced concrete and composite structural systems and components; Comprehensive evaluation of existing bridges through field and laboratory non-destructive and destructive testing and associate analytical studies; Applications of new materials such as high performance concrete and fiber reinforced composites in civil infrastructure; Linear and nonlinear (static and dynamic) finite element analysis; Dynamics of structures
Shahrooz B.M., Reis J.M., Wells E.L., Milller R.A., Harries K.A., Russell H.G., “Flexural Members with High-Strength Reinforcement – Behavior and Code Implication,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, (19)(5)(2014): 04014003_1–7.
Soltani A., Harries K.A., Shahrooz B.M., “Crack Opening Behavior of Concrete Reinforced with High Strength Reinforcing Steel,” International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials, (7)(4)(2013): 253-264.
Bill H.L., Dolleman A.M., Miller M.L., Shahrooz B.M., “Evaluation of Continuous Transverse Reinforcement,” Concrete International, ACI, (35)(11)(2013): 49-55.
Harries K.A., Shahrooz B.M., Soltani A., “Flexural Crack Widths in Concrete Girders Reinforced with High-Strength Reinforcement,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, (17)(5)(2012): 804-812.
Harries K.A., Zeno, G., Shahrooz B.M., “Toward an Improved Understanding of Shear Friction Behavior,” ACI Structural Journal, (109)(6)(2012): 835-844.
Soltani A., Harries K.A., Shahrooz B.M., Russell H.G., Miller R.A., “Fatigue Performance of High Strength Reinforcing Steel,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, (17)(3)(2012): 454-461.
Shahrooz B. M., Miller R. A., Harries K. A., and Russell H. G., "Design of Concrete Structures Using High-Strength Steel Reinforcement," Transportation Research Board, NCHRP Report 679, 2011, Washington, DC, 72 pp.
Turer A., Shahrooz B.M., “Load Rating of Concrete-Deck-on-Steel-Stringer Bridges using Field Calibrated 2D-Grid Models,” Engineering Structures, 33(4)(2011): 1267-1276.
Cromwell J.R., Harries K.A., Shahrooz B.M., “Environmental Durability of Externally Bonded FRP Materials Intended for Repair of Concrete Structures,” Journal of Construction and Building Materials, (25)(5)(2011): 2528–2539.
Representative Past and Current Research Projects and Grants
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Development of Innovative, Replaceable Coupling Beam Systems for Damage Mitigation in Coupled Core Walls, National Science Foundation
NEESR-II: Behavior and Design of Cast-in-Place Anchors under Simulated Seismic Loading (NEES-Anchor), National Science Foundation
NCHRP Project Number 12-91: Strand Debonding for Pretensioned Girders, National Academy of Sciences
NCHRP Project Number 12-77: Structural Concrete Design with High-Strength Steel Reinforcement, National Academy of Sciences
Continuous Stirrups for Shear and Torsion Reinforcement in Beams, Charles Pankow Foundation, Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
Testing and Health Monitoring of Bridge B-0070 on Eight Mile Road, Ohio Department of Transportation Co-funded by Hamilton County