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Life-cycle assessment environmental sustainability in bridge design and maintenance (2020)
Journal Article
Balogun, T. B., Tomor, A., Lamond, J., Gouda, H., & Booth, C. A. (2020). Life-cycle assessment environmental sustainability in bridge design and maintenance. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 173(7), 365-375. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.19.00042

Interviews were undertaken with expert bridge designers to reveal their opinions on environmental considerations and the possibility of integrating life-cycle assessment into the bridge design process. Bridge designers were generally found to conside... Read More about Life-cycle assessment environmental sustainability in bridge design and maintenance.

Strain evolution of brick masonry under cyclic compressive loading (2019)
Journal Article
Tomor, A. K., Koltsida, I., & Booth, C. A. (2019). Strain evolution of brick masonry under cyclic compressive loading. Materials and Structures, 52(4), https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-019-1379-0

Long-term fatigue tests in compression were performed on low-strength brick masonry prisms under laboratory conditions at different maximum stress levels. The maximum and minimum total longitudinal deformations with the loading cycles were recorded.... Read More about Strain evolution of brick masonry under cyclic compressive loading.

Probability of fatigue failure in brick masonry under compressive loading (2018)
Journal Article
Koltsida, I., Tomor, A., & Booth, C. (2018). Probability of fatigue failure in brick masonry under compressive loading. International Journal of Fatigue, 112, 233-239. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2018.03.023

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Long-term fatigue tests under compressive loading were performed on low-strength brick masonry prisms under laboratory conditions. The number of loading cycles to failure were recorded and used to investigate the suitability of th... Read More about Probability of fatigue failure in brick masonry under compressive loading.

Experimental evaluation of changes in strain under compressive fatigue loading of brick masonry (2017)
Journal Article
Koltsida, I., Tomor, A., & Booth, C. (2018). Experimental evaluation of changes in strain under compressive fatigue loading of brick masonry. Construction and Building Materials, 162, 104-112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.12.016

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd Assessing the long-term performance of masonry structures and their response to increased loading conditions are critical to safety and maintenance. A series of laboratory tests have been carried out on brick masonry to assess its... Read More about Experimental evaluation of changes in strain under compressive fatigue loading of brick masonry.

Fatigue deterioration process of brick masonry (2013)
Journal Article
Tomor, A., De Santis, S., & Wang, J. (2013). Fatigue deterioration process of brick masonry. Masonry International, 26(2), 41-48

In order to develop greater understanding of the long-term fatigue deterioration process of masonry structures, e.g. bridges, the effects of quasi-static and high-cycle fatigue loading have been studied through a series of small-scale laboratory test... Read More about Fatigue deterioration process of brick masonry.

The use of digital image correlation technique for monitoring masonry arch bridges (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Koltsida, I., Tomor, A., & Booth, C. (2013, October). The use of digital image correlation technique for monitoring masonry arch bridges. Paper presented at 7th International Conference on Arch Bridges

Non-destructive monitoring of the infrastructure is becoming an increasingly important issue for asset management. Masonry arch bridges represent around 40% of the European bridge stock, many of them over 100 years old and in increasing need for main... Read More about The use of digital image correlation technique for monitoring masonry arch bridges.

A joint fatigue-creep deterioration model for masonry with acoustic emission based damage assessment (2013)
Journal Article
Tomor, A., & Verstrynge, E. (2013). A joint fatigue-creep deterioration model for masonry with acoustic emission based damage assessment. Construction and Building Materials, 43, 575-588. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2013.02.045

The paper investigates the long-term fatigue and creep deterioration processes in historical brick masonry. Based on two independent laboratory test series, the relationship between stress level and life expectancy was considered for fatigue and cree... Read More about A joint fatigue-creep deterioration model for masonry with acoustic emission based damage assessment.

Critical review of research on high-cycle fatigue behaviour of brick masonry (2013)
Journal Article
Wang, J., Tomor, A., Melbourne, C., & Yousif, S. (2013). Critical review of research on high-cycle fatigue behaviour of brick masonry. Construction and Building Materials, 38, 602-609

Prediction of the level of service load above which accumulative damage occurs is a key priority for the masonry arch bridge owners. Limited investigations have been undertaken previously on the high-cycle fatigue behaviour of brick masonry in orde... Read More about Critical review of research on high-cycle fatigue behaviour of brick masonry.

Study of fatigue behaviour of brick masonry (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Wang, Y., Tomor, A., & Melbourne, C. (2010, June). Study of fatigue behaviour of brick masonry. Paper presented at ARCH'10- 6th International Conference on Arch Bridges

Condition monitoring of masonry arch bridges using acoustic emission techniques (2007)
Journal Article
Tomor, A. K., Tomor, A., & Melbourne, C. (2007). Condition monitoring of masonry arch bridges using acoustic emission techniques. Structural Engineering International, 17(2), 188-192. https://doi.org/10.2749/101686607780680718

40% of European railway bridges are masonry, 60% of which are over 100 years old and are still carrying traffic loading. The weight and density of traffic has increased substantially over the last century and bridge owners have the continuous respons... Read More about Condition monitoring of masonry arch bridges using acoustic emission techniques.

A new masonry arch bridge assessment strategy (SMART) (2007)
Journal Article
Tomor, A. K., Melbourne, C., Wang, J., & Tomor, A. (2007). A new masonry arch bridge assessment strategy (SMART). Proceedings of the ICE - Bridge Engineering, 160(2), 81-87. https://doi.org/10.1680/bren.2007.160.2.81

About 40% of the European railway bridge stock comprises masonry arch bridges and over 60% of these are over 100 years old. All are ageing and most are carrying loads well in excess of those envisaged by their builders. The maintenance and assessment... Read More about A new masonry arch bridge assessment strategy (SMART).

Application of acoustic emission for masonry arch bridges (2006)
Journal Article
Melbourne, C., Tomor, A. K., Melbourne, C., & Tomor, A. (2006). Application of acoustic emission for masonry arch bridges. Strain, 42(3), 165-172. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-1305.2006.00274.x

There are over 40 000 masonry arch bridges in the UK, 60% of which are over 100 years old. The ever increasing levels of loading and volumes of traffic make it imperative that the condition, life expectancy and load capacity of such bridges are accur... Read More about Application of acoustic emission for masonry arch bridges.