ARC RESEARCH HUB FOR NANOSCIENCE BASED CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL MANUFACTURING (IDEALTECH - PO CASH)
Grant number: IH150100006 | Funding period: 2016 - 2021
This research hub aims to develop novel construction materials including binders, cement additives, high-performance concrete materials, concrete structural systems, polymer composites, and pavement materials. The multi-disciplinary hub provides a centralised platform to transform the construction materials industry into an advanced manufacturing sector delivering sustainable and resilient infrastructure assets. The hub intends to develop nanotechnology, cement chemistry, concrete technology and extreme engineering solutions; and to train the next generation of skilled workers, re-positioning Australian industry competitiveness and global market leadership to capture international infrastruc..View full description
Related publications (9)
Infrared thermography detection of delamination in bottom of concrete bridge decks
Babar Nasim Khan Raja, Saeed Miramini, Colin Duffield, Massoud Sofi, Lihai Zhang
Infrared thermography (IRT) has been widely used in detecting the subsurface delamination of bridge deck. However, IRT inspection ..
A Simplified Methodology for Condition Assessment of Bridge Bearings Using Vibration Based Structural Health Monitoring Techniques
Babar Nasim Khan Raja, Saeed Miramini, Colin Duffield, Shilun Chen, Lihai Zhang
The mechanical properties of bridge bearings gradually deteriorate over time resulting from daily traffic loading and harsh enviro..
The influence of ambient environmental conditions in detecting bridge concrete deck delamination using infrared thermography (IRT)
Babar Nasim Khan Raja, Saeed Miramini, Colin Duffield, Massoud Sofi, Priyan Mendis, Lihai Zhang
Delamination is a serious form of deterioration in concrete bridge decks. Infrared thermography (IRT) is an advance non‐destructiv..
Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges Using Advanced Non-destructive Testing Technique
Maizuar Maizuar, Lihai Zhang, Saeed Miramini, Priyan Mendis, Collin Duffield
This paper presents an integrated framework for structural health monitoring of bridges by using advanced non-destructive testing ..