Research Projects (Structures)

  • Improving sandwich panel core impact resistance
  • Asymmetric panel deformation behaviour
  • Bearing strength of composite structures
  • Composite crippling stress allowance
  • Structural health monitoring of composite structures
  • Numerical and experimental study of steel/FRP reinforced concrete structures under extreme loading (fire, blasts)
  • Advanced nonlinear FEA of the structural behaviour of FRP-reinforced concrete slabs
  • Development of new composite beams for infrastructure applications
  • Design, testing and analysis of a hybrid concrete -polymer composite beam
  • Development of bridge deck systems using pultruded FRP profiles and high strength concrete
  • Buckling of sandwich panels with laminated facings and compressible core
  • Dynamic response and progressive failure of composite structures
  • Design and modal analysis of deployable space structural components


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