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Journal Articles

Galeote, E, Blanco-Alvarez, A, de la Fuente, A (2020) Design-oriented approach to determine FRC constitutive law parameters considering the size effect, Composite Structures, 239, 112036, ISSN: 0263-8223. DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2020.112036.

Casanovas-Rubio, MDM, Pujadas, P, Pardo-Bosch, F, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Aguado, A (2019) Sustainability assessment of trenches including the new eco-trench: A multi-criteria decision-making tool, Journal of Cleaner Production, 238, 117957, ISSN: 0959-6526. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.117957.

Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pieralisi, R (2019) Holistic modelling approach for special concrete: from fresh- to hardened-state, RILEM Technical Letters, ISSN: 2518-0231. DOI: 10.21809/rilemtechlett.2018.67.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pardo-Bosch, F, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Aguado, A (2018) Lessons learned about the diagnosis of pathologies in concrete dams: 30 years of research and practice, Construction and Building Materials, 197, pp.356-368, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.11.143.

de la Fuente, A, Alegre, V, Blanco, A, Cavero, T, Quintilla, R (2018) Structural safety analysis of the aqueducts “coll de foix” and “Capdevila” of the canal of Aragon and Catalonia, Infrastructures, 3(4), DOI: 10.3390/infrastructures3040048.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Segura, I, Segura-Castillo, L, Aguado, A (2018) Expansions with different origins in a concrete dam with bridge over spillway, Construction and Building Materials, 163, pp.861-874, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.12.161.

Campos, A, Lopez, CM, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Aguado, A (2018) Effects of an internal sulfate attack and an alkali-aggregate reaction in a concrete dam, Construction and Building Materials, 166, pp.668-683, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.01.180.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pujadas, P, Fernandez, C, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Aguado, A (2017) Eco-trench: a novel trench solution based on reusing excavated material and a finishing layer of expansive concrete, Materiales de Construccion, 67(328), ISSN: 0465-2746. DOI: 10.3989/mc.2017.05316.

Rambo, DA, Blanco-Alvarez, A, de Figueiredo, A, dos Santos, ER, Filho, RDT, Gomes, O (2017) Study of temperature effect on macro-synthetic fiber reinforced concretes by means of Barcelona tests: An approach focused on tunnels assessment, Construction and Building Materials, 158, pp.443-453, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.10.046.

Galeote, E, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, De la Fuente, A (2017) Correlation between the Barcelona test and the bending test in fibre reinforced concrete, Construction and Building Materials, 152, pp.529-538, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.07.028.

Pujadas, P, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, De la Fuente, A, Aguado, A (2017) The need to consider flexural post-cracking creep behavior of macro-synthetic fiber reinforced concrete, Construction and Building Materials, 149, pp.790-800, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.05.166.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Aire, C, Pujadas, P, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S (2017) Luong test for the characterization of the shear post-cracking response of fiber reinforced concrete, Construction and Building Materials, 149, pp.207-217, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.05.135.

Rodriguez, G, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pujadas, P, Aguado, A (2017) Self-compacting concrete in the Temple of Sagrada Familia, Journal of Architectural Engineering, 23(3), ISSN: 1076-0431. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000249.

De la Fuente, A, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Armengou, J, Aguado, A (2017) Sustainability based-approach to determine the concrete type and reinforcement configuration of TBM tunnels linings. Case study: Extension line to Barcelona Airport T1, Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 61, pp.179-188, ISSN: 0886-7798. DOI: 10.1016/j.tust.2016.10.008.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pujadas, P, De la Fuente, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Aguado, A (2016) Influence of the type of fiber on the structural response and design of FRC slabs, Journal of Structural Engineering (United States), 142(9), ISSN: 0733-9445. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001515.

Canadell, S, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S (2016) Comprehensive design method for earthbag and superadobe structures, Materials and Design, 96, pp.270-282, ISSN: 0264-1275. DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2016.02.028.

Campos, A, Lopez, CM, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Aguado, A (2016) Structural diagnosis of a concrete dam with cracking and high nonrecoverable displacements, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 30(5), ISSN: 0887-3828. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000869.

Garcia, T, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S (2016) Shear behaviour of sprayed concrete, Construction and Building Materials, 124, pp.722-731, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.07.050.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Segura, I, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Chinchon-Paya, S, Aguado, A (2016) Sand-cement concrete in the century-old Camarasa Dam, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 30(4), ISSN: 0887-3828. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000823.

Pujadas, P, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Aguado, A (2015) Performance-based procedure for the definition of controlled low-strength mixtures, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 27(11), ISSN: 0899-1561. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001283.

Pujadas, P, Blanco, A, Cavalaro, SHP, Aguado, A, Grünewald, S, Blom, K, Walraven, JC (2014) Plastic fibres as the only reinforcement for flat suspended slabs: Parametric study and design considerations, Construction and Building Materials, 70, pp.88-96, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.07.091.

Pujadas, P, Blanco, A, Cavalaro, S, de la Fuente, A, Aguado, A (2014) Fibre distribution in macro-plastic fibre reinforced concrete slab-panels, Construction and Building Materials, 64, pp.496-503, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.04.067.

Pujadas, P, Blanco, A, Cavalaro, SHP, de la Fuente, A, Aguado, A (2014) Multidirectional double punch test to assess the post-cracking behaviour and fibre orientation of FRC, Construction and Building Materials, 58, pp.214-224, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.02.023.

Pujadas, P, Blanco, A, Cavalaro, S, Aguado, A (2014) Plastic fibres as the only reinforcement for flat suspended slabs: Experimental investigation and numerical simulation, Construction and Building Materials, 57, pp.92-104, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.01.082.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, De la Fuente, A, Grunewald, S, Blom, CBM, Walraven, JC (2014) Application of FRC constitutive models to modelling of slabs, Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions, 48(9), pp.2943-2959, ISSN: 1359-5997. DOI: 10.1617/s11527-014-0369-5.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pujadas, P, De la Fuente, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Aguado, A (2014) Assessment of the fibre orientation factor in SFRC slabs, Composites Part B: Engineering, 68, pp.343-354, ISSN: 1359-8368. DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2014.09.001.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pujadas, P, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Aguado, A (2014) Methodology for the design of controlled low-strength materials. Application to the backfill of narrow trenches, Construction and Building Materials, 72, pp.23-30, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.09.008.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pujadas, P, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, De la Fuente, A, Aguado, A (2014) Constitutive model for fibre reinforced concrete based on the Barcelona test, Cement and Concrete Composites, 53, pp.327-340, ISSN: 0958-9465. DOI: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2014.07.017.

Pujadas, P, Blanco, A, Cavalaro, S, Fuente, ADL, Aguado, A (2013) NEW ANALYTICAL MODEL TO GENERALIZE THE BARCELONA TEST USING AXIAL DISPLACEMENT, Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 19(2), pp.259-271, ISSN: 1392-3730. DOI: 10.3846/13923730.2012.756425.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pujadas, P, De la Fuente, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Aguado, A (2012) Application of constitutive models in European codes to RC-FRC, Construction and Building Materials, 40, pp.246-259, ISSN: 0950-0618. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2012.09.096.

Torrents, JM, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pujadas, P, Aguado, A, Juan-Garcia, P, Sanchez-Moragues, MA (2012) Inductive method for assessing the amount and orientation of steel fibers in concrete, Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions, 45(10), pp.1577-1592, ISSN: 1359-5997. DOI: 10.1617/s11527-012-9858-6.

Pujadas, P, Blanco-Alvarez, A, De la Fuente, A, Aguado, A (2012) Cracking behavior of FRC slabs with traditional reinforcement, Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions, 45(5), pp.707-725, ISSN: 1359-5997. DOI: 10.1617/s11527-011-9791-0.

De la Fuente, A, Pujadas, P, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Aguado, A (2012) Experiences in Barcelona with the use of fibres in segmental linings, Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 27(1), pp.60-71, ISSN: 0886-7798. DOI: 10.1016/j.tust.2011.07.001.



Conferences

Najari, A, Blanco, A, de la Fuente, A, Cavalaro, SHP (2021) Discrete Element Simulation of the Fresh State Steel Fiber Reinforced Self-compacting Concrete. In , RILEM Bookseries, pp.610-620, ISBN: 9783030584818. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-58482-5_55.

De La Fuente, A, Alegre, V, Blanco, A, Cavero, T, Quintilla, R (2018) Análisis de la seguridad estructural de los acueductos de coll de foix y capdevila del canal de aragón y catalunya. In , REHABEND, pp.1039-1047.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pardo-Bosch, F, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Aguado, A (2018) Diagnosis of expansive reactions in concrete dams: Experience and case studies. In Third International Dam World Conference, Foz do Igauzu.

Galeote, E, Blanco Alvarez, A, Cavalaro, S, de la Fuente, A (2018) Optimized quality control procedure with the Barcelona test and the inductive method for FRC. In Massicotte, B, Minelli, F, Mobasher, B, Plizzari, G (ed) 3rd International Workshop on Fibre Reinforced Concrete: from Design to Structural Applications, Desenzano, Lake Garda, Italy, pp.26-26, ISBN: 978-88-89252-44-4.

Galeote, E, Blanco Alvarez, A, Cavalaro, S, de la Fuente, A (2018) Influence of the beam size on the residual strength of fibre-reinforced concrete. In Massicotte, B, Minelli, F, Mobasher, B, Plizzari, G (ed) 3rd International Workshop on Fibre Reinforced Concrete: from Design to Structural Applications, Desenzano, Lake Garda, Italy, pp.28-28, ISBN: 978-88-89252-44-4.

Galeote, E, Blanco Alvarez, A, de la Fuente, A (2018) Effect of reinforcement configuration on the ductility requirements of real-scale slabs. In Massicotte, B, Minelli, F, Mobasher, B, Plizzari, G (ed) 3rd International Workshop on Fibre Reinforced Concrete: from Design to Structural Applications, Desenzano, Lake Garda, Italy, pp.70-70, ISBN: 978-88-89252-44-4.

Galeote, E, Blanco, A, de la Fuente, A, Goodier, C, Austin, S (2018) Size Effect on Post-cracking Strength of High Performance Fibre-Reinforced Concrete. In , pp.182-190, ISBN: 9783319594705. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-59471-2_23.

Galeote, E, Blanco-Alvarez, A, De la Fuente, A, Goodier, C, Austin, S (2017) Size effect on post-cracking strength of high performance fibre-reinforced concrete. In , Maastricht, The Netherlands, pp.182-190, ISBN: 9783319594705. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-59471-2-23.

Gilani, G, Blanco-Alvarez, A, De la Fuente, A (2017) A new sustainability assessment approach based on stakeholder's satisfaction for building facades. In Energy Procedia, pp.50-58, DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.05.006.

Galeote, E, Blanco-Alvarez, A, De la Fuente, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S (2017) Creep behaviour of cracked high performance fibre reinforced concrete beams under flexural load. In , pp.111-123, ISBN: 9789402410006. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-024-1001-3_10.

Pujadas, P, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, De la Fuente, A, Aguado, A (2017) Flexural post-cracking creep behaviour of macro-synthetic and steel fiber reinforced concrete. In , pp.77-87, ISBN: 9789402410006. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-024-1001-3_7.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Segura, I, Segura-Castillo, L, Aguado, A (2017) Expansions in a concrete dam with bridge over spillway in South America. In Dam Swelling Concrete 2017, Chambéry, France, pp.235-247, ISBN: 9781786302137.

Pardo-Bosch, F, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Aguado, A (2017) Investment prioritization in hydraulic infrastructures through sustainability. In Hydro 2017; HYDRO 2017 – Seville, Seville, Spain.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Aguado, A, De la Fuente, A (2016) Sustainability analysis of steel fibre reinforced concrete flat slabs. In Second International Conference on Concrete Sustainability, Madrid, Spain, pp.850-861, ISBN: 9788494507779.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, De la Fuente, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Aguado, A (2016) Sustainability assessment of different reinforcement alternatives for precast concrete segmental linings. In Second International Conference on Concrete Sustainability, Madrid, Spain, pp.1443-1454, ISBN: 9788494507779.

Pardo, F, Blanco Alvarez, A, Aguado, A (2016) The structure as a laboratory: diagnosis of concrete dams. In Villegas, L, Lombillo, I, Blanco, H, Boffill, Y (ed) 6th Euro-American Congress on Construction Pathology, Rehabilitation Technology and Heritage Management, Burgos, España,ISBN: 978-84-608-7941-1.

Aire, C, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Pujadas, P (2016) Luong test to evaluate residual shear behavior of FRC. In , Vancouver, Canada, pp.1309-1318.

Pujadas, P, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, De la Fuente, A, Aguado, A (2016) Flat suspended slabs reinforced only with macro-synthetic fibres. In , Vancouver, Canada, pp.1300-1308.

Pujadas, P, Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, De la Fuente, A, Aguado, A (2016) Multidirectional double punch test to assess the post-cracking behaviour of FRC. In , Vancouver, Canada, pp.55-63.

Pardo-Bosch, F, Blanco, A, Aguado, A (2016) La estructura como laboratorio: El diagnóstico en presas de Hormigón. In , REHABEND, pp.2339-2346, ISBN: 9788460879411.

Blanco-Alvarez, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Galeote, E, Aguado, A (2015) Assessment of constitutive model for ultra-high performance fiber reinforced cement composites using the Barcelona test. In Seventh International RILEM Workshop on High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites (HPFRCC7), Stuttgart, Germany, pp.129-136, ISBN: 9782351581452.

Galeote, E, De la Fuente, A, Pialarissi-Cavalaro, S, Blanco-Alvarez, A (2015) Correlation between the Barcelona test and the three-point bending test for the characterization of SCFRC. In , Oporto, Portugal, pp.481-487.

De La Fuente, A, Blanco, A, Pujadas, P, Aguado, A (2013) Advances on the use of fibres in precast concrete segmental linnings. In , fib Symposium TEL-AVIV 2013: Engineering a Concrete Future: Technology, Modeling and Construction, Proceedings, pp.691-694, ISBN: 9789659203901.



Chapters

Pujadas, P, Blanco, A, Cavalaro, SHP, de la Fuente, A, Aguado, A (2017) Flexural Post-cracking Creep Behaviour of Macro-synthetic and Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete. In RILEM Bookseries, Springer Netherlands, pp.77-87, ISBN: 9789402410006. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-024-1001-3_7.



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