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Sustainability of bridge maintenance (2019)
Journal Article
Balogun, T., Tomor, A., Lamond, J., & Booth, C. (in press). Sustainability of bridge maintenance. Proceedings of the ICE - Bridge Engineering, 172(1), 54-64. https://doi.org/10.1680/jbren.15.00027

Bridge maintenance activities are important to consider within sustainable development due to the cost and environmental impact associated with various maintenance activities. Comparisons have been made between different bridge structural forms, base... Read More about Sustainability of bridge maintenance.

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.

Long-term cyclic load capacity and residual life of masonry arch bridges (2014)
Report
Tomor, A. (2016). Long-term cyclic load capacity and residual life of masonry arch bridges

How long can existing masonry arch bridges continue to carry heavily increased traffic loading? Is there a weight limit for masonry bridges below which no long-term damage will occur to the structure? Can the life expectancy for masonry arch bridges... Read More about Long-term cyclic load capacity and residual life of masonry arch bridges.

Insights of experimental studies on the load carrying capacity of masonry under eccentric loading (2014)
Journal Article
Koltsida, I., Tomor, A., & Booth, C. (2014). Insights of experimental studies on the load carrying capacity of masonry under eccentric loading. Masonry International, 27(3), 49-54

Prediction of the load carrying capacity of masonry under combined axial load and flexure is a key priority for the assessment of masonry arches, pillars, vaults and walls. Despite the wealth of experimental data on the behaviour of masonry structure... Read More about Insights of experimental studies on the load carrying capacity of masonry under eccentric loading.

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.