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Performance of the whale optimization algorithm in space steel frame optimization problems
(6th International Conference on Harmony Search, Soft Computing and Applications, 2020)
Frame optimization that contains highly non-linear and irregular functions and discrete design variables is one of the most challenging optimization problems. Therefore, gradient-based optimization techniques cannot be ...
Failure mechanisms and cracking performance of T-shaped SCC beam-column connections at top floor: test results and FE modeling
In recent decades, self-compacting concrete (SCC) has gradually gained popularity based on its unique workability without any internal and external vibration. SCC development must ensure an acceptable level of balance ...
Viability of agricultural wastes as substitute of natural aggregate in concrete: A review on the durability-related properties
(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020)
Increase in construction activities has led to rapid depletion of natural resources, particularly aggregates which are utilized in the production of concrete. At the same time, there are huge amount of solid wastes originating ...
A hybrid of firefly and biogeography-based optimization algorithms for optimal design of steel frames
(Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 2020)
The principle purpose of the current study is to hybridize firefly algorithm (FA) as a nature-inspired meta-heuristic developed based on the flashing patterns and biogeography-based optimization (BBO) to present a qualified ...
External steel ties and CFRP jacketing effects on seismic performance and failure mechanisms of substandard rectangular RC columns
(Composite Structures, 2020)
One of the feasible retrofitting techniques for existing reinforced concrete (RC) structures is to use Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRPs). On the other hand, the efficiency of the FRP jacketing strategy in rectangular RC ...
Network distance coefficient effect on determining transportation facility location
(Livre de Lyon, 2020)