Publications

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Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Garcia-Castillo E, Gernay T, Paya-Zaforteza I. (2023). “Probabilistic models for temperature-dependent compressive and tensile strengths of timber”. Journal of Structural Engineering ASCE, 149 (2): 04022239
  2. Tong Q, Gernay T. (2023). “Resilience assessment of process industry facilities using dynamic Bayesian networks”. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 169, 547-563
  3. Gernay T, Zehfuss J, Brunkhorst S, Robert F, Bamonte P, McNamee R, Mohaine S, Franssen JM. (2023). “Experimental investigation of structural failure during the cooling phase of a fire: Timber columns”. Fire and Materials, https://doi.org/10.1002/fam.3110
  4. Gernay T, Franssen JM, Robert F, McNamee R, Felicetti R, Bamonte P, Brunkhorst S, Mohaine S, Zehfuss J. (2022). “Experimental investigation of structural failure during the cooling phase of a fire: Concrete columns”. Fire Safety Journal, 134, 103691
  5. Yan X, Charlier M, Gernay T. (2022). “Thermal response of steel framing members in open car park fires”. Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, 10.1007/s11709-022-0879-0
  6. Yan X, Gernay T. (2022). “Local buckling of cold-formed high-strength steel hollow section columns at elevated temperatures”. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 196, 107403
  7. Tong Q, Couto C, Gernay T. (2022). “Machine learning models for predicting the resistance of axially loaded slender steel columns at elevated temperatures”. Engineering Structures, 266, 114620
  8. Yan X, Gernay T. (2022). “Structural fire design of load-bearing cold-formed steel assemblies from a prototype metal building”. Structures, 41, 1266-1277
  9. Ni S, Gernay T. (2022). “On the Effect of Exposed Timber on the Severity of Structural Fires in a Compartment and Required Firefighting Resources”. Fire Technology58, 2691-2725
  10. Qureshi R, Van Coile R, Hopkin D, Gernay T, Elhami Khorasani N. (2022) “Reliability assessment of the US prescriptive standard for steel columns under fire”. Structures, 40, 711-724
  11. Couto C, Tong Q, Gernay T. (2022). “Predicting the capacity of thin-walled beams at elevated temperature with machine learning”. Fire Safety Journal, 130, 103596
  12. Chaudhary RK, Lucherini A, Gernay T., Van Coile R. (2022). “Evaluation of anticipated post-fire repair cost for resilient design of composite slab panels”. Journal of Building Engineering, 52, 104460
  13. Xia Y., Yan X., Gernay T., Blum HB. (2022). “Elevated temperature and post-fire stress-strain modeling of advanced high-strength cold-formed steel alloys”. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 190, 107116
  14. Ni S., Yan X., Hoehler M., Gernay T. (2022). “Numerical modeling of the post-fire performance of strap-braced cold-formed steel shear walls”. Thin-Walled Structures, 171, 108733
  15. Tong Q., Gernay T. (2022). “A hierarchical Bayesian model for predicting fire ignitions after an earthquake with application to California”. Natural Hazards, 111, 1637-1660
  16. Yan X., Gernay T. (2021). “Numerical modeling of localized fire exposures on structures using FDS-FEM and simple models”. Engineering Structures, 246, 112997
  17. Chaudhary RK, Van Coile R, Gernay T. (2021). “Potential of Surrogate Modelling for Probabilistic Fire Analysis of Structures”. Fire Technology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10694-021-01126-w
  18. Batista Abreu JC, Vieira Jr LCM., Gernay T., Schafer BW. (2021). “Cold-formed steel sheathing connections at elevated temperature”. Fire Safety Journal, 123, 103358
  19. Gernay T. (2021). “Fire resistance and burnout resistance of timber columns”. Fire Safety Journal, 122, 103350
  20. Yan X., Batista Abreu JC., Glauz B., Schafer BW., Gernay T. (2021). “Simple three-coefficient equation for temperature dependent mechanical properties of cold-formed steels”. Journal of Structural Engineering ASCE, 147(4): 04021035
  21. Liu X., Gernay T., Li LZ, Lu ZD. (2021). “Seismic performance of post-fire reinforced concrete beam-column joints strengthened with steel haunch system”. Engineering Structures, 234, 111978
  22. Yan X., Xia Y., Blum HB., Gernay T. (2021). “Post-fire mechanical properties of advanced high-strength cold-formed steel alloys”. Thin-Walled Structures, 159, 107293
  23. Ni S., Gernay T. (2021). “A framework for probabilistic fire loss estimation in concrete building structures”. Structural Safety, 88, 102029
  24. Jovanovic B., Van Coile R., Hopkin D., Elhami Khorasani N., Lange D., Gernay T. (2021) “Review of Current Practice in Probabilistic Structural Fire Engineering: Permanent and Live Load Modelling”. Fire Technology, 57, 1-30.
  25. Elhami Khorasani N., Salado Castillo J.G., Saula E., Josephs T., Nurlybekova G., Gernay T. (2021). “Application of a digitized fuel load surveying methodology to office buildings”. Fire Technology, 57, 101-122.
  26. Elhami Khorasani N., Salado Castillo J.G., Gernay T. (2021). “A digitized fuel load surveying methodology using machine vision”. Fire Technology, 57, 207-232.
  27. Ni S., Gernay T. (2021). “Considerations on computational modeling of concrete structures in fire”. Fire Safety Journal120, 103065
  28. Van Coile R., Hopkin D., Elhami Khorasani N., Gernay T. (2021). “Demonstrating adequate safety for a concrete column exposed to fire using probabilistic methods”. Fire and Materials, 45, 918-928, 10.1002/fam.2835
  29. Yan X., Xia Y., Blum HB., Gernay T. (2020). “Elevated temperature material properties of advanced high strength steel alloys”. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 174, 106299
  30. Batista Abreu JC., Vieira Jr LCM., Moreno Jr A.L., Gernay T., Schafer BW. (2020). “Experiments on load-bearing cold-formed steel sheathed studs at elevated temperatures”. Thin-Walled Structures, 156, 106968
  31. Gernay T., Franssen J.-M. (2020). “The introduction and the influence of semi-rigid connections in framed structures subjected to fire”. Fire Safety Journal, 114, 103007
  32. Qureshi R., Ni S., Elhami Khorasani N., Van Coile R., Hopkin D., Gernay T. (2020). “Probabilistic models for temperature-dependent strength of steel and concrete”. Journal of Structural Engineering ASCE, 146(6): 04020102
  33. Gernay T., Elhami Khorasani N. (2020). “Recommendations for performance-based fire design of composite steel buildings using computational analysis“. Journal of Constructional Steel Research166, 105906
  34. LaMalva K., Bisby L., Gales J., Gernay T., Hantouche E., Jones C., Morovat A., Solomon R., Torero J. (2020). “Rectification of restrained vs unrestrained”. Fire and Materials, 44, 341-351.
  35. Ni S., Gernay T. (2020). “Predicting residual deformations in a reinforced concrete building structure after a fire event”. Engineering Structures, 202, 109853
  36. Qureshi R., Elhami Khorasani N., Gernay T. (2019). “Adaption of active boundary conditions in structural fire testing”. Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, 10(4), 504-528
  37. Maraveas C., Gernay T. , Franssen J.-M. (2019). “An equivalent stress method to account for local buckling in beam finite elements subjected to fire”. Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, 10(3), 340-353
  38. Achenbach M., Gernay T., Morgenthal G. (2019). “Quantification of model uncertainties for reinforced concrete columns subjected to fire“. Fire Safety Journal, 108, 102832
  39. Mergny E., Gernay T., Drion G., Franssen J.-M. (2019). “Hybrid fire testing in a non-linear environment using a proportional integral controller”. Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, 10(2), 245-258
  40. Gernay T. (2019). “Fire resistance and burnout resistance of reinforced concrete columns“. Fire Safety Journal104, 67-78. Editor-in-Chief’s Featured Article March issue.
  41. Elhami Khorasani N., Gernay T., Fang, C. (2019). “Parametric study for performance-based fire design of US prototype composite floor systems“. Journal of Structural Engineering ASCE, 145(5): 04019030.
  42. Gernay T., Van Coile R., Elhami Khorasani N., Hopkin D. (2019). “Efficient uncertainty quantification method applied to structural fire engineering computations“. Engineering Structures, 183, 1-17
  43. Gernay T., Elhami Khorasani N., Garlock M. (2019). “Fire fragility functions for steel frame buildings: Sensitivity analysis and reliability framework“. Fire Technology, 55(4), 1175-1210
  44. Gernay T., Gamba A. (2018). “Progressive collapse triggered by fire induced column loss: Detrimental effect of thermal forces “. Engineering Structures, 172, 483-496
  45. Sauca A, Gernay T., Tondini N., Robert F., Franssen J.-M. (2018). “Hybrid Fire Testing: Discussion on stability and implementation of a new method in a virtual environment“. Journal of Structural Fire Engineering9(4), 319-341. https://doi.org/10.1108/JSFE-01-2017-0017
  46. Elhami Khorasani N., Gernay T., Garlock M. (2017). “Data-Driven Probabilistic Post-Earthquake Fire Ignition Model for a Community“. Fire Safety Journal, 94, 33-44
  47. Molkens T., Van Coile R., Gernay T. (2017). “Assessment of damage and residual load bearing capacity of a concrete slab after fire: Applied reliability-based methodology“. Engineering Structures, 150, 969-985
  48. Franssen J.-M., Gernay T. (2017). “Modeling structures in fire with SAFIR®: Theoretical background and capabilities“. Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, 8(3), 300-323
  49. Gernay T. (2016). “A method to measure the sensitivity of building structural members to fire decay phases“. Acta Polytechnica, 56(4), 344-352
  50. Gernay T. (2016). “Fire performance of columns made of normal and high strength concrete: A comparative analysis“. Key Engineering Materials, 711, 564-571
  51. Franssen J.-M., Zhao B., Gernay T. (2016). “Experimental Tests and Numerical Modelling on Slender Steel Columns at High Temperatures“. Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, 7(1), 30-40
  52. Gernay T., Elhami Khorasani N., Garlock M. (2016). “Fire Fragility Curves for Steel Buildings in a Community Context: A Methodology“. Engineering Structures, 113, 259-276
  53. Chu T.B., Gernay T.,Dotreppe J.-C., Franssen J.-M. (2016). “Steel hollow columns with an internal profile filled with self-compacting concrete under fire conditions“. Proc. of the Romanian Academy. Series A, Mathematics, Physics, Technical Sciences, Information Science, 17(2), 152-159
  54. Dumont F., Wellens E., Gernay T., Franssen J.-M. (2016). “Loadbearing capacity criteria in fire resistance testing“. Materials and Structures, 49, 4565-4581
  55. Gernay T., Franssen J.-M. (2015). “A Performance Indicator for Structures under Natural Fire“. Engineering Structures, 100, 94-103
  56. Gernay T., Franssen J.-M. (2015). “A plastic-damage model for concrete in fire: Applications in structural fire engineering“. Fire Safety Journal, 71, 268-278
  57. Gernay T., Millard A., Franssen J.-M. (2013). “A multiaxial constitutive model for concrete in the fire situation: Theoretical formulation“. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50(22-23), 3659-3673
  58. Zaharia R., Vulcu C., Vassart O., Gernay T., Franssen J.-M. (2013). “Numerical analysis of partially fire protected composite slabs“. Steel and Composite Structures, 14(1), 21-39. DOI: 10.12989/scs.2013.14.1.021
  59. Gernay T., Dimia M.S. (2013). “Structural Behaviour of Concrete Columns under Natural Fires“. Engineering Computations, 30(6), 854 – 872.
  60. Gernay T., Franssen J.-M. (2012). “A formulation of the Eurocode 2 concrete model at elevated temperature that includes an explicit term for transient creep“. Fire Safety Journal, 51, 1-9
  61. Vassart O., Bailey C. G, Hawes M., Nadjai A., Simms W. I, Zhao B., Gernay T., Franssen J.-M. (2012). “Large-scale fire test of unprotected cellular beam acting in membrane action“. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings, 165(7), 327–334
  62. Gernay T. (2012). “Effect of Transient Creep Strain Model on the Behavior of Concrete Columns Subjected to Heating and Cooling“. Fire Technology, 48(2), 313-329
  63. Dimia M. S, Guenfoud M., Gernay T., Franssen J.-M. (2011). “Collapse of concrete columns during and after the cooling phase of a fire“. Journal of Fire Protection Engineering, 21(4), 245–263

Book Chapters

  1. Gernay T., Kodur V., Naser M.Z., Imani R., Bisby L. (2021). Concrete Structures. In: LaMalva K., Hopkin D. (eds) International Handbook of Structural Fire Engineering. The Society of Fire Protection Engineers Series. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-77123-2_6
  2. Gernay T., Kotsovinos P. (2021). Advanced Analysis. In: LaMalva K., Hopkin D. (eds) International Handbook of Structural Fire Engineering. The Society of Fire Protection Engineers Series. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-77123-2_10
  3. Gernay  T., Elhami Khorasani N. (2019). Resilience of the built environment to fire and fire-following-earthquake. In Farsangi E.N., et al. (Eds.), Resilient Structures and Infrastructure. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., ISBN: 978-981-13-7445-6.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  1. Chaudhary RK, Jovanovic B, Thienpont T, Gernay T, Van Coile R. (2022). “Multi-objective optimization of reinforced concrete slabs exposed to natural fires”. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 12th Int. Conf.) (pp. 336-347). The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Nov 30-Dec 2
  2. Yan X, Charlier M, Gernay T. (2022). “Assessment of structural steel members temperatures in open car park fires: Different modelling approaches”. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 12th Int. Conf.) (pp. 910-921). The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Nov 30-Dec 2
  3. Couto C, Tong Q, Gernay T. (2022). “Comparing analytical and machine-learning-based design methods for slender section steel members in fire”. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 12th Int. Conf.) (pp. 836-847). The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Nov 30-Dec 2
  4. Gernay T, Zehfuss J, Franssen JM, Robert F, Brunkhorst S, Felicetti R, Bamonte P, Mohaine S, McNamee R. (2022). “Experimental assessment of the burnout resistance of timber and concrete columns”. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 12th Int. Conf.) (pp. 464-475). The Hong Kong Polytech University, Nov 30-Dec 2
  5. Yan X, Gernay T. (2022). “Performance-based fire design applied to the cold-formed steel end walls of a warehouse metal building”. Proceedings of the Cold-Formed Steel Research Consortium Colloquium (cfsrc.org), Oct 17-19
  6. Chaudhary RK, Gernay T, Lucherini A, Van Coile R. (2022). “Probabilistic characterization of the performance of a composite slab panel during and after fire”. 13th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR 2022). Tongji University, Shanghai, China, Sep 13-17. Full text
  7. Chaudhary R.K., Gernay T., Van Coile R. (2022). “Cost-optimization based target reliability for fire design of insulated steel columns”. 19th International Probabilistic Workshop. Acta Polytechnica CTU Proceedings. Stellenboch, South Africa, Sep 8-9
  8. Yan X., Gernay T. (2021). “A comparative analysis and experimental validation of modeling strategies for structures subject to localized fires”. 12th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology (AOSFST 2021). The University of Queensland, Australia, Dec 7-9. Full text
  9. Ni S., Yan X., Hoehler M., Gernay T. (2021). “Finite element analysis of the lateral capacity of cold-formed steel shear walls after fire exposure”. 12th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology (AOSFST 2021). The University of Queensland, Australia, Dec 7-9. Full text
  10. Chaudhary R.K., Van Coile R., Gernay T. (2021). Regression-Based Surrogate Models for the Probabilistic Study of Fire Exposed Composite Structures Considering Tensile Membrane Action. ACI SP-350: The Concrete Industry in the Era of Artificial Intelligence, 123-131
  11. Xia Y., Yan X., Gernay T., Blum H.B. (2021). Experimental and numerical study of the behavior of HSLA and DP cold-formed high-strength steels at elevated temperature. Proc. of the 9th European Conf. on Steel and Composite Structures (eurosteel), ce/papers: 4 (2-4). Sheffield, U.K., Sep 1-3.
  12. Tong Q., Couto C., Gernay T. (2021). Predicting the Capacity of Slender Steel Columns at Elevated Temperature with Finite Element Method and Machine Learning. Applications of Structural Fire Engineering Conf. (Proc. of ASFE 2021). Ljubljana, Slovenia Jun 10-11.
  13. Van Coile R., Gernay T., Hopkin D., Elhami Khorasani N. (2021). Performance criteria for performance based fire design of concrete and composite structures. Applications of Structural Fire Engineering Conf. (Proc. of ASFE 2021). Ljubljana, Slovenia Jun 10-11.
  14. Chaudhary RK, Van Coile R, Gernay T. (2021). Fragility Curves for Fire Exposed Structural Elements Through Application of Regression Techniques. 18th International Probabilistic Workshop. Lectures Notes in Civil Engineering 153, Springer Nature Switzerland.
  15. Ni S., Van Coile R., Elhami Khorasani N., Hopkin D., Gernay T. (2020). Lifetime economically optimum position of steel reinforcement in a concrete column exposed to natural fire. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 11th Int. Conf.) (pp. 89-100). The University of Queensland, Australia, Nov 30-Dec 2. https://doi.org/10.14264/985c79e
  16. Chaudhary R.K., Jovanovic B., Gernay T., Van Coile R. (2020). Generalized fragility curves for concrete columns exposed to fire through surrogate modelling. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 11th Int. Conf.) (pp. 322-332). The University of Queensland, Australia, Nov 30-Dec 2. https://doi.org/10.14264/45b645e
  17. Yan X., Xia Y., Blum H.B., Gernay T. (2020). Experimental investigation of the behavior of martensitic high-strength steels at elevated temperature. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 11th Int. Conf.) (pp. 791-821). The University of Queensland, Australia, Nov 30-Dec 2. https://doi.org/10.14264/e2dc8b7
  18. Qureshi R., Van Coile R., Hopkin D., Gernay T., Elhami Khorasani N. (2020). A practical tool for evaluating fire induced failure probability of steel columns designed based on U.S. prescriptive standards. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 11th Int. Conf.) (pp. 1-11). The University of Queensland, Australia, Nov 30-Dec 2. https://doi.org/10.14264/f096258
  19. Ni S., Gernay T. (2020). Evaluation of expected damage costs from fire in concrete building structures. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 11th Int. Conf.) (pp. 301-312). The University of Queensland, Australia, Nov 30-Dec 2. https://doi.org/10.14264/04361bb
  20. Yan X., Xia Y., Blum H.B., Gernay T. (2020). Experimental study on the high temperature properties of advanced high-strength cold-formed steels. Proceedings of the Cold-Formed Steel Research Consortium Colloquium (cfsrc.org), Oct 20-22.
  21. Xia Y., Yan X., Gernay T., Blum H.B. (2020). Modeling of stress-strain relationship of advanced high-strength cold-formed steel at elevated temperature. Proceedings of the Cold-Formed Steel Research Consortium Colloquium (cfsrc.org), Oct 20-22.
  22. Yan X., Batista Abreu J.C., Glauz R.S., Schafer B.W., Gernay T. (2020). Cold-formed steel properties at elevated temperature: Review and proposed equation. Proceedings of the Cold-Formed Steel Research Consortium Colloquium (cfsrc.org), Oct 20-22.
  23. Van Coile R., Gernay T., Hopkin D., Elhami Khorasani N. (2019). Resilience targets for structural fire design: An exploratory study. 17th International Probabilistic Workshop. Edinburgh, UK, Sep 11-13.
  24. Ni S., Van Coile R., Hopkin D., Elhami Khorasani N., Gernay T. (2019). Sensitivity studies of the resilience of RC columns to various fire scenarios. 20th IABSE Congress NYC: The Evolving Metropolis (pp. 733-737). New York, Sep 4-6.
  25. Gernay T., Elhami Khorasani N. (2019). Demonstrating performance-based fire design of composite buildings. 20th IABSE Congress NYC: The Evolving Metropolis (pp. 339-343). New York, Sep 4-6.
  26. Van Coile R., Hopkin D., Elhami Khorasani N., Lange D., Gernay T. (2019). Permanent and live load model for probabilistic structural fire analysis: A review. 3rd Int. Conf. on Structural Safety under Fire and Blast Loading (Proc. of CONFAB 2019). London, UK, Sep 2-4.
  27. Van Coile R., Hopkin D., Elhami Khorasani N., Gernay T. (2019). Demonstrating adequate safety for a concrete column exposed to fire, using probabilistic methods. 15th Int. Conf. and Exhibition on Fire Science and Engineering. (Proc. of Interflam 2019). London, U.K., Jul 1-3.
  28. Hopkin D., Fu I., Gernay T., Elhami Khorasani N., Van Coile R.. (2019). The MaxEnt method for probabilistic structural fire engineering – Performance for multi-modal outputs. 15th Int. Conf. and Exhibition on Fire Science and Engineering. (Proc. of Interflam 2019). London, U.K., Jul 1-3.
  29. Van Coile R., Gernay T., Elhami Khorasani N., Hopkin D. (2019). Exploratory study into a safety format for composite columns exposed to fire. Applications of Structural Fire Engineering Conf. (Proc. of ASFE 2019). Singapore, Jun 13-14.
  30. Qureshi R., Ni S., Elhami Khorasani N., Van Coile R., Hopkin D., Gernay T. (2019). Effect of probabilistic strength retention factors for steel and concrete on structural reliability of columns in fire. 3rd Int. Fire Safety Symposium (Proc. of IFireSS 2019) (pp. 119-126). Ottawa, Canada, Jun 5-7.
  31. Gernay T. (2019). Defining a burnout resistance rating to compare structural components under real fires. 3rd Int. Fire Safety Symposium (Proc. of IFireSS 2019) (pp. 66-73). Ottawa, Canada, Jun 5-7.
  32. Stephani, A., Van Coile, R., Elhami Khorasani, N., Gernay, T., Hopkin, D. (2018). Probabilistic model for steel yield strength retention factor at elevated temperatures: Influence of model choice on structural failure fragility curve for steel columns exposed to fire. 16th International Probabilistic Workshop (IPW). Vienna, Austria, Sep 12-14.
  33. Van Coile, R., Gernay, T., Elhami Khorasani, N., Hopkin, D. (2018). Evaluating uncertainty in steel-composite structure response under fire – Application of the ME-MDRM. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 10th Int. Conf.) (pp. 893-900). Ulster University, UK, Jun 6-8.
  34. Gernay, T., Gamba, A. (2018). Behaviour of steel frame structures under localised fire including progressive collapse during cooling. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 10th Int. Conf.) (pp. 633-640). Ulster University, UK, Jun 6-8.
  35. Achenbach, M., Gernay, T., Morgenthal, G. (2018). Verification of a tabulated method of Eurocode for concrete columns using a response surface and advanced methods. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 10th Int. Conf.) (pp. 101-106). Ulster University, UK, Jun 6-8.
  36. Mergny, E., Drion, G., Gernay, T., Franssen, J.M. (2018). A PI-controller for Hybrid Fire Testing in a non-linear environment. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 10th Int. Conf.) (pp. 861-868). Ulster University, UK, Jun 6-8.
  37. Maraveas, C., Gernay, T., Franssen, J.M. (2018). An equivalent stress method for considering local buckling in beam finite elements in the fire situation. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 10th Int. Conf.) (pp. 703-710). Ulster University, UK, Jun 6-8.
  38. Ferreira, J., Gernay, T., Franssen, J.M. (2018). Discussion on a systematic approach to validation of software for structures in fire. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 10th Int. Conf.) (pp. 317-324). Ulster University, UK, Jun 6-8.
  39. Elhami Khorasani, N., Fang, C., Gernay, T. (2017). Performance-based fire design and the U.S. prescriptive guidelines: A comparative study. 39th IABSE Symposium – Engineering the Future (Proc. of 39th IABSE) (pp. 3377-3383). Vancouver, Canada, Sep 21-23. DOI: 10.2749/222137817822208500
  40. Maraveas, C., Gernay, T., Franssen, J.M. (2017). Buckling of steel plates at elevated temperature: Theory of perfect plates vs finite element analysis. 2nd Int. Conf. on Structural Safety under Fire and Blast Loading (Proc. of CONFAB 2017). London, U.K., Sep 10-12.
  41. Sauca, A., Mergny, E., Gernay, T., Franssen, J.M. (2017). A method for hybrid fire testing: development, implementation and numerical application. Applications of Structural Fire Engineering Conf. (Proc. of ASFE 2017) (pp. 225-234). Manchester, U.K., Sep 7-8.
  42. Gernay, T. Peric, V., Mihaylov, B., Molkens, T., Franssen, J.M. (2017). Effect of upgrading concrete strength class on fire performance of reinforced concrete columns. Applications of Structural Fire Engineering Conf. (Proc. of ASFE 2017) (pp. 189-198). Manchester, U.K., Sep 7-8.
  43. Maraveas, C., Gernay, T., Franssen, J.M. (2017). Sensitivity of elevated temperature load carrying capacity of thin-walled steel members to local imperfections. Applications of Structural Fire Engineering Conf. (Proc. of ASFE 2017) (pp. 19-29). Manchester, U.K., Sep 7-8.
  44. Elhami Khorasani, N., Fang, C., Gernay, T. (2017). Comparative fire analysis of steel-concrete composite buildings designed following performance-based and U.S. prescriptive approach. Applications of Structural Fire Engineering Conf. (Proc. of ASFE 2017) (pp. 131-140). Manchester, U.K., Sep 7-8.
  45. Molkens, T., Gernay, T., Caspeele, R. (2017). Fire resistance of concrete slabs acting in compressive membrane action. 2nd Int. Fire Safety Symposium (Proc. of IFireSS 2017) (pp. 661-668). Naples, Italy, Jun 7-9.
  46. Gernay, T. Elhami Khorasani, N., Garlock, M. (2017). Fire risk assessment of multi-story buildings based on fragility analysis. 2nd Int. Fire Safety Symposium (Proc. of IFireSS 2017) (pp. 25-32). Naples, Italy, Jun 7-9.
  47. Elhami Khorasani, N., Gernay, T., Garlock, M. (2016). Probabilistic Measures of Earthquake Effects on Fire Performance of Tall Buildings. SEMC (Proc. of the Sixth Int. Conf. on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation.) (pp. 1744-1749). Cape Town, South Africa, Sep 5-7.
  48. Sauca, A., Gernay, T., Robert, F., Tondini, N., Franssen, J.-M. (2016). A Novel Methodology for Hybrid Fire Testing. Proc. of the 6th European Conf. on Structural Control (10 p.). Sheffield, UK, Jul 11-13.
  49. Gernay, T., Selamet, S., Tondini, N., & Elhami Khorasani, N. (2016). Urban infrastructure resilience to fire disaster: An overview. Procedia Engineering (Elsevier), 161C, 1801-1805. WMCAUS, Prague, Czech Republic, Jun 13-17. 10.1016/j.proeng.2016.08.782
  50. Molkens, T., Gernay, T., Van Coile, R. (2016). Conversion of visual post fire measurements into fire severity with the aid of thermo-plastic analysis for retrofitting. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 9th Int. Conf.) (pp. 893-900). Princeton, NJ, USA, Jun 8-10.
  51. Achenbach, M., Gernay, T., Morgenthal, G. (2016). Fire Resistance of Reinforced Concrete Columns Subjected to Standard Fire – Comparison of an Advanced and a Simplified Method. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 9th Int. Conf.) (pp. 86-93). Princeton, NJ, USA, Jun 8-10.
  52. Elhami Khorasani, N., Gernay, T., Garlock, M. (2016). Fire fragility functions for community resilience assessment. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 9th Int. Conf.) (pp. 909-916). Princeton, NJ, USA, Jun 8-10.
  53. Gernay, T., Elhami Khorasani, N., Garlock, M. (2016). Critical parameters in deriving fire fragility functions for steel gravity frames. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 9th Int. Conf.) (pp. 917-924). Princeton, NJ, USA, Jun 8-10.
  54. Gernay, T., Franssen, J.-M. (2016). Towards a standard measure of the ability of a structure to resist a natural fire. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 9th Int. Conf.) (pp. 861-868). Princeton, NJ, USA, Jun 8-10.
  55. Sauca, A., Gernay, T., Robert, F., Tondini, N., Franssen, J.-M. (2016). Stability in Hybrid Fire Testing. Structures in Fire (Proc. of the 9th Int. Conf.) (pp. 836-843). Princeton, NJ, USA, Jun 8-10.
  56. Gernay, T. (2015). Sensitivity of structures to fire decay phases: quantitative comparison of structural components made of different materials. Proc. of Int. Conf. ASFE (pp. 74-79). Dubrovnik, Croatia, Oct 15-16. DOI: 10.14311/asfe.2015.010
  57. Sauca, A., Gernay, T., Robert, F., Franssen, J.-M. (2015). Analysis of a concrete building exposed to natural fire. Proc. Int. Conf. ASFE (pp. 92-97). Dubrovnik, Croatia, Oct 15-16. DOI: 10.14311/asfe.2015.013
  58. Elhami Khorasani, N., Gernay, T., Garlock, M. (2015). Tools for Measuring a City’s Resilience in a Fire Following Earthquake Scenario. Proc. IABSE Conference – Structural Engineering: Providing solutions to global challenges (pp. 886-889). Geneva, Switzerland, Sep 23-25. DOI: 10.2749/222137815818358088
  59. Gernay, T., Elhami Khorasani, N., Garlock, M. (2015). Fragility Analysis of a Steel Building in Fire. In A., Usmani, Y., Lu, & P., Das (Eds.), Proc. of the First Int. Conf. on Structural Safety under Fire & Blast – CONFAB 2015 (pp. 252-261). Glasgow, UK, Sep 2-4.
  60. Franssen, J.-M., Zhao, B., Gernay, T. (2014). Experimental tests and numerical modelling on eight slender steel columns under increasing temperatures. Proceedings of the 8th Int. Conf. on Structures in Fire (pp. 19-24). Shanghai, China, Jun 11-13.
  61. Franssen, J.-M, Cowez, B., Gernay, T. (2014). Effective stress method to be used in beam finite elements to take local instabilities into account. Proceedings of the 11th IAFSS Symposium (pp. 544-557). Christchurch, New Zealand, Feb 10-14. DOI: 10.3801/IAFSS.FSS.11-544
  62. Gernay, T., Franssen, J.-M. (2013). A multiaxial constitutive model for concrete in the fire situation. Proc. of the 13th Fire and Materials Conference (pp. 149-161). London, UK: Interscience Communications Ltd. San Francisco, USA, Jan 28-30.
  63. Zaharia, R, Gernay, T. (2012). Validation of the Advanced Calculation Model SAFIR Through DIN EN 1991-1-2 Procedure. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference ASCCS 2012 (pp. 841-848). Singapore, Jul 2-4.
  64. Gernay, T., Millard, A. (2012). A multiaxial concrete model for applications in structural fire engineering. In M., Fontana, A., Frangi, & M., Knobloch (Eds.), Proc. of the 7th Int. Conf. on Structures in Fire (pp. 531-540). ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Jun 6-8.
  65. Gernay, T., Dimia, M. S. (2011). Structural Behavior of Concrete Columns under Natural Fires including Cooling Down Phase. In H., Barros, R., Faria, C., Pina, & C., Ferreira (Eds.), Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Recent Advances in Nonlinear Models – Structural Concrete Applications (pp. 637-656). Coimbra, Portugal, Nov 24-25.
  66. Zaharia, R., Duma, D., Vassart, O., Gernay, T., Franssen, J.-M. (2011). Simplified Fire Design for Slim Floor Beams. In L., Dunai (Ed.), Proc. of 6th European Conf. on Steel and Composite Structures (pp. 1539-1544). Brussels, Belgium: ECCS European Convention for Constructional Steelwork, Budapest, Hungary, Aug 31-Sep 2.
  67. Zaharia, R., Duma, D., Vassart, O., Gernay, T., Franssen, J.-M. (2011). Simplified method for the temperature distribution in slim floor beams. In F., Wald, K., Horova, & J., Jirku (Eds.), Proc. of Int. Conf. Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (pp. 11-22). Print Prazska technika, Prague, Czech Republic, Apr 29-30.
  68. Gernay, T., Franssen, J.-M. (2011). A Comparison Between Explicit and Implicit Modelling of Transient Creep Strain in Concrete Uniaxial Constitutive Relationships. Proc. of the 12th Fire and Materials Conference (pp. 405-416). London, UK: Interscience Communications Ltd, San Francisco, USA, Jan 31-Feb 2.
  69. Gernay, T., Franssen, J.-M. (2010). Consideration of Transient Creep in the Eurocode Constitutive Model for Concrete in the Fire situation. In V., Kodur & J.-M., Franssen (Eds.), Proc. of 6th Int. Conf. Structures in Fire (pp. 784-791). Lancaster, PA, USA: DEStech Publications, Inc, Michigan State University, USA, Jun 2-4.
  70. Vassart, O, Bailey, C. G, Hawes, M, Nadjai, A, Simms, W. I, Zhao, B, Gernay, T., Franssen, J.-M. (2010). Large-scale fire test of unprotected cellular beam acting in membrane action. In J.-M., Franssen & V., Kodur (Ed.), Proc. of the 6th Int. Conf. Structures in Fire (pp. 398-406). Lancaster, PA, USA: DEStech Publications, Inc, Michigan State University, USA, Jun 2-4.
  71. Vulcu, C, Gernay, T., Zaharia, R, Franssen, J.-M. (2010). Numerical modelling of membrane action of composite slabs in fire situation. In V., Kodur & J.-M., Franssen (Eds.), Proc. of the 6th Int. Conf. Structures in Fire (pp. 474-483). Lancaster, PA, USA: DEStech Publications, Inc, Michigan State University, USA, Jun 2-4.
  72. Rigo, P, Gernay, T. (2009). Lock gates – Part B: Ship impact. PIANC International Workshop-Incom WG29: Innovations in navigation lock design, Edt. Ph Rigo, PIANC (pp. 25), Brussels, Belgium, Oct 15-16.

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