dr. nabil grace publications

Nabil F. Grace Ph.D, PE 

Chair and University Distinguished Professor, Civil Engineering Department
Director, Center for Innovative Materials Research

Lawrence Technological University
21000 West Ten Mile Road Southfield, MI 48075

 

Papers in Refereed Journals

 
1. Rohelder, W. J., Tang, B., Doe, T. A., Grace, N. F., and Burgess, C. J., “CFRP Strands Application on Penobscot     Narrow Cable Stayed Bridge,” Transportation Research Board Journal, January 2008.

2. Grace, N. F., Enomoto, T., Abdel-Mohti, A., Tokal, Y., Purayankara, S., "Behavior of Concrete Box Beam Bridge Prestressed with Carbon Fiber Composite Cables," PCI Journal, accepted for publication for 2008.

3. Grace, N. F., Jensen, E., Soliman, E., Matsagar, V., Hanson, J., "Transverse Diaphragms and Unbonded CFRP Transverse Post-Tensioning in Side-by-Side Box-Beam Bridges," ACI Structural Journal, submitted 2008.

4. Grace, N. F., Jensen, E., Bebawy, M. R., "Effect of Shear Key Depth on the Performance of the Shear Key Connection," ACI Structural Journal, submitted 2008.

5. Grace, N. F., Jensen, E., Till, R., Bebawy, M. R., "Optimal Transverse Post-tensioning Arrangement for Side-by-side Box Beam Bridges, Part-I," ACI Structural Journal, submitted 2008.

6. Grace, N. F., Jensen, E., Till, R., Bebawy, M. R., "Optimal Transverse Post-tensioning Arrangement for Side-by-side Box Beam Bridges, Part-II," ACI Structural Journal, submitted 2008.

7. Grace, N. F., Enomoto, T., Sachidanandan, S., and Purayankara, S., “Use of CFRP/CFCC Reinforcement in Prestressed Concrete Box Beam Bridges,” ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 103, No. 1, January/February 2006, pp. 123-132.
 
8. Grace, N.F., Roller, J. J., Navarre, F. N., Nacey, R.B., and Bonus, W., “Truck Load Distribution Behavior of the Bridge Street Bridge, Southfield, Michigan,” PCI Journal, Vol. 50, No. 2, March/April 2005, pp.76-89.

9. Grace, N. F., Singh, S. B., Shinouda, M.M., and Sunup, S. M., “Concrete Beams Prestressed with CFRP,” ACI Concrete International, Vol. 27, No. 2, February 2005, pp. 60-64.

10. Grace, N. F., and Singh, S. B., “Durability Evaluation of Carbon Fiber-reinforced Polymer Strengthened Concrete Beams: Experimental Study and Design,” ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 102, No. 1, January 2005, pp. 40-51.

11. Grace, N. F., Ragheb, W. F., and Abdel-Sayed, G., “Ductile FRP Strengthening Systems,” ACI Concrete International, Vol. 2, No. 1, January 2005, PP. 31-36.

12. Grace, Roller, J. J., Navarre, F. C., Nacey, R.B., and Bonus, W., “Load Testing a CFRP-Reinforced Bridge,” ACI Concrete International, Vol. 26, No. 7, July 2004, pp. 51-57.

13. Grace, Ragheb, Abdel-Sayed, “Development and application of innovative triaxially braided ductile FRP fabric for strengthening concrete beams”, Elsevier Publisher, Composite Structures, Vol. 64, Issues 3-4, June 2004, pp. 521-530.

14. Grace, “Concrete Repair with CFRP,” ACI Concrete International, Vol. 26, No. 5, May 2004, pp. 45-52.

15. Grace, Ragheb, Abdel-Sayed, “Strengthening of Cantilever and Continuous Beams Using New Triaxially Braided Ductile Fabric,” ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 101, No. 2, March-April 2004.

16. Grace, Singh, Shenouda, and Sunup. “Flexural Response of CFRP Prestressed Concrete Box Beams for Highway Bridges,” PCI Journal, Vol.49, No. 1, January/February 2004.

17. Grace, Ragheb, and Abdel-Sayed “Flexural and Shear Strengthening of Concrete Beams Using a new Triaxially Braided Fabric,” ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 100, No. 6, December 2003.

18. Grace, and Singh, “Design Approach for carbon Fiber –Reinforced Polymer Prestressed Concrete Bridge Beams,” ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 100, No. 3, May-June 2003.

19. Grace, Abdel-Sayed, Navarre, Nacey, Bonus, and Collavino, “Full-Scale Test of Prestressed Double-Tee Beam,” ACI-Concrete International, Vol. 25, No. 4, April 2003.

20. Grace, Abdel-Sayed, and Ragheb, “Strengthening of Concrete Beams Using Innovative Ductile Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Fabric,” ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 99, No. 5, September 2002.

21. Grace, Navarre, Nacey, Bonus, and Collavino, “Design-Construction of Bridge Street Bridge-First CFRP Bridge in the United States,” PCI JOURNAL, Vol. 47, No. 5, September/October 2002.

22. Grace, Enomoto, T., and Yagi, K., “Behavior of CFCC and CFRP Leadline Prestressing Systems in Bridge Construction”, PCI JOURNAL, Vol. 47, No. 3, May/June 2002.

23. Grace, “Materials for the Future-Innovative Use for FRP Materials for Construction,” The Engineering Society of Detroit, Technology Century, summer 2002.

24. Grace, Enomoto, Abdel-Sayed, Yagi, and Collavino, “Experimental Study and Analysis of a Full-Scale CFRP/CFCC DT Beam,” PCI JOURNAL, Vol. 48, No. 4, July/August 2003.

25. Grace, “Strengthening of Negative Moment Region of RC Beams using CFRP Strips”, ACI Structural Journal, V. 98, No. 3, May-June 2001.

26. Grace, “Improved Anchoring Approach for CFRP Strips in Beams Strengthening”, ACI Concrete International, Vol. 23, No. 10, October 2001.

27. Grace, “Response of Continuous CFRP Prestressed Concrete Bridges Under Static and Repeated Loadings,” PCI JOURNAL, V. 45, No. 6, November/December 2000.

28. Grace, “Transfer Length of CFRP/CFCC Strands for Double-T Girders,” PCI JOURNAL, V. 45, No. 5, September/October 2000.

29. Savaty, K. J., Lane, M., Grace, N. F., and Thomas, J., “City of Wichita Implements Pioneering Rehab Technologies-Long-term Dynamic Monitoring and CFRP Post-tensioning for a Major Bridge Restoration,” ACI Concrete International, V. 22, No. 11, November 2000.

30. Grace, and Abdel-Sayed, “Behavior of Carbon Fiber - Reinforced Prestressed Concrete Skew Bridges,” ACI Structural Journal, V. 97, No. 1, Jan.-Feb. 2000.

31. Grace, “Innovative CFRP Continuous Prestressed Concrete Bridges,” ACI Concrete International, V. 21, No. 10, Oct. 1999.

32. Grace, and Abdel-Sayed, “Mathematical Solution of Skew Bridges Prestressed with CFRP Strands,” ACI Structural Journal, V. 96, No. 69, Nov.-Dec. 1999.

33. Grace, Abdel-Sayed, Soliman, and Sale, “Strengthening Reinforced Concrete Beams Using Fiber Reinforced Polymer CFRP Laminates,” ACI Structural Journal, V. 96, No. 5, Sept.-Oct. 1999.

34. Grace, Soliman, Abdel-Sayed, and Saleh, “Behavioral and Ductility of Simple and Continuous FRP Reinforced Beams,” ASCE J. of Composites for Construction, V. 2, No. 4, Nov. 1998.

35. Grace, and Abdel-Sayed, “Behavior of CFRP Externally Draped Strands in Prestressed Concrete Bridges,” PCI Journal, V. 43, No. 5, September/October 1998.

36. Grace, and Abdel-Sayed, “Ductility of Internally/Externally CFRP Prestressed Concrete Bridges,” ACI Concrete International, V. 20, No. 6, June 1998.

37. Grace, and Romzek, “Resonance/Vibration Problem of Deep Foundation,” ACI Concrete International, V. 19, No. 1, January, 1997, pp. 26-32,

38. Grace, and Ross, “Dynamic Characteristics of Post-Tensioned Girders with Web Openings,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, V. 122, No. 6, June 1996, pp. 643-650.

39. Grace, and Abdel-Sayed, “Double-Tee and CFRP/GFRP Bridge System,” ACI Concrete International, V. 18, No. 2, February 1996.

40. Grace, Kolodziej, and Garcia, “Concrete Foundation for Truck and Bus Road Test Simulator,” ACI Concrete International, V. 17, No. 1, January 1995, pp. 35-41.

41. Grace, Bagchi, and Kennedy, “Nonlinear Deformation of Laminated Composites,” ASCE, Journal of Engineering Mechanic, V. v117, No. 2, February 1991.

42. Grace, Bagchi, and Kennedy, “Cost Optimization of Structures with Low Permissible Vibration Levels,” International Journal of Computers and Structures, V. 37, No. 6, pp. 903-909, 1990.

43. Grace, and Kennedy, “Dynamic Characteristics of Prestressed Waffle Slabs,” ASCE, Journal of the Structural Division, V. 116, No. 6, June 1990.

44. Kennedy and Grace, “Prestressed Continuous Composite Bridges under Dynamic Load,” ASCE Journal of the Structural Division, V. 116, No.6, June 1990.

45. Kennedy, Grace, and Soliman, “Welded-Versus Bolted Steel I-Diaphragms in Composite Bridges,” ASCE, Journal of the Structural Division, V. 115, No. 2, February 1990.

46. Bagchi, Grace, and Kennedy, “Dynamic Response of Thick Plates and Shells,” International Journal of Computers and Structures, V. 33, No. 1, 1989.

47. Grace, and Kennedy, “Dynamic Response of Continuous Composite Bridges,” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, V. 15, No. 4, August 1988.

48. Grace, and Kennedy, “Dynamic Analysis of Orthotopic Plate Structures,” ASCE, Journal Engineering Mechanics, V. 111, No. 8, August 1985.

49. Kennedy, and Grace, “Load Distribution in Continuous Composite Bridges”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, V. 10, No. 3, 1983.