Publications

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Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Yan X, Gernay T. (2022). “Structural fire design of load-bearing cold-formed steel assemblies from a prototype metal building”. Structures, 41, 1266-1277
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Chaudary 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Yan X., Gernay T. (2021). “Numerical modeling of localized fire exposures on structures using FDS-FEM and simple models”. Engineering Structures, 246, 112997
  12. Chaudary 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
  13. Batista Abreu JC, Vieira Jr LCM., Gernay T., Schafer BW. (2021). “Cold-formed steel sheathing connections at elevated temperature”. Fire Safety Journal, 123, 103358
  14. Gernay T. (2021). “Fire resistance and burnout resistance of timber columns”. Fire Safety Journal, 122, 103350
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Ni S., Gernay T. (2021). “A framework for probabilistic fire loss estimation in concrete building structures”. Structural Safety, 88, 102029
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. Elhami Khorasani N., Salado Castillo J.G., Gernay T. (2021). “A digitized fuel load surveying methodology using machine vision”. Fire Technology, 57, 207-232.
  22. Ni S., Gernay T. (2021). “Considerations on computational modeling of concrete structures in fire”. Fire Safety Journal120, 103065
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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.
  30. Ni S., Gernay T. (2020). “Predicting residual deformations in a reinforced concrete building structure after a fire event”. Engineering Structures, 202, 109853
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. Achenbach M., Gernay T., Morgenthal G. (2019). “Quantification of model uncertainties for reinforced concrete columns subjected to fire“. Fire Safety Journal, 108, 102832
  34. 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
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. Gernay T., Gamba A. (2018). “Progressive collapse triggered by fire induced column loss: Detrimental effect of thermal forces “. Engineering Structures, 172, 483-496
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. Gernay T. (2016). “A method to measure the sensitivity of building structural members to fire decay phases“. Acta Polytechnica, 56(4), 344-352
  45. Gernay T. (2016). “Fire performance of columns made of normal and high strength concrete: A comparative analysis“. Key Engineering Materials, 711, 564-571
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. Dumont F., Wellens E., Gernay T., Franssen J.-M. (2016). “Loadbearing capacity criteria in fire resistance testing“. Materials and Structures, 49, 4565-4581
  50. Gernay T., Franssen J.-M. (2015). “A Performance Indicator for Structures under Natural Fire“. Engineering Structures, 100, 94-103
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. 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
  54. Gernay T., Dimia M.S. (2013). “Structural Behaviour of Concrete Columns under Natural Fires“. Engineering Computations, 30(6), 854 – 872.
  55. 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
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. 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. Chaudary 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
  2. Chaudary 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Chaudary 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
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Chaudary 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.
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. 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
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. 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
  57. 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.
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