Peer reviewed articles published by our Early Stage Researchers
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S.Samadi, S.Jin, H.Harmuth, Combined damaged elasticity and creep modeling of ceramics with wedge splitting tests, Ceramics International, In press

Rafael Oliveira, João Paulo C. Rodrigues, João M.Pereira, Paulo B. Lourenço, Hans Ulrich Marschall, Normal and tangential behaviour of dry joints in refractory masonry, Engineering Structures May 2021

Rafael Oliveira, João Paulo C. Rodrigues, João M. Pereir, Paulo B. Lourenço, Hans Ulrich Marschall, Thermomechanical behaviour of refractory dry-stacked masonry walls under uniaxial compression, Engineering Structures 240, (2021), 112361

Diana Vitiello, Benoit Nait-Ali, Nicolas Tessier-Doyen, Thorsten Tonnesen, Luís Laím, Lionel Rebouillat and David S.Smith, Thermal conductivity of insulating refractory materials: Comparison of steady-state and transient measurement methods, Open Ceramics 6 (2021), 100118,

Ilona Kieliba, Ireneusz Dominik, Krzysztof Lalik, Thorsten Tonnesen, Jacek Szczerba and Reiner Telle, Self-Excited Acoustical System Frequency Monitoring for Refractory Concrete under Uniaxial Compression, Energies 14 (2021), 2222,

SAMADI Soheil, JIN Shengli, Gruber Dietmar, HARMUTH Harald, A comparison of two damage models for inverse identification of mode Ⅰ fracture parameters: Case study of a refractory ceramic, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 197, (2021), 106345,

Mahmoud Ali, Thomas Sayet, Alain Gasser, Eric Blond, Computational Homogenization of Elastic-Viscoplastic Refractory Masonry with Dry Joints, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 196, (2021), 106275,

Rafael G.Oliveira, João Paulo C.Rodrigues, João Miguel Pereira, Paulo B.Lourenço, Rúben F.R.Lopes, Experimental and numerical analysis on the structural fire behaviour of three-cell hollowed concrete masonry walls, Engineering Structures 228, (2021), 111439,


Lucas Teixeira, Soheil Samadi, Jean Gillibert, Shengli Jin, Thomas Sayet, Dietmar Gruber, Eric Blond, Experimental Investigation of the Tension and Compression Creep Behavior of Alumina-Spinel Refractories at High Temperatures, Ceramics 3(3), (2020), 372-383,

Soheil Samadi, Shengli Jin, Gruber Dietmar, Harald Harmuth, Stefan Schachne, Statistical study of compressive creep parameters of an alumina spinel refractory, Ceramics International 46 (10), Part A, (2020), 14662-14668,

Mahmoud Ali, Thomas Sayet, Alain Gasser, Eric Blond, Transient Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of Steel Ladle Refractory Linings Using Mechanical Homogenization Approach, Ceramics 3(2), 2020, 171-189,


K.Andreev, V.Tadaion, Q.Zhu, W.Wang, Y.Yin, T.Tonnesen, Thermal and mechanical cyclic tests and fracture mechanics parameters as indicators of thermal shock resistance – case study on silica refractories, Journal of the European Ceramic Society 39 (4), (2019), 1650-1659