Professor Emad Gad

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Research interests

  • Effects of mine blasts on structures
  • Houses
  • Steel structures
  • Structural dynamics
  • Structural vibrations
  • Testing and finite element modelling

Personal webpage

http://www.swinburne.edu.au/engineering/staff/?q=Emad-Gad-236

Biography

Professor Emad Gad is an Honorary Principal Fellow in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering at The University of Melbourne.

Prof Gad is a Professor in the Centre for Sustainable Infrastructure Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Industrial Science at Swinburne University of Technology.

Areas of expertise and research
- Structural dynamics
- Residential construction
- Structural modelling
- Field and laboratory structural testing

Recent publications

  1. Pathirana M, Lam N, Perera S, Zhang L, Gad E, Aye L. High strength structural glass for walk-on photovoltaic modules. Proceedings of Zero Energy Mass Custom Home 2018. 2018.
  2. Tsang HH, Gad E, Wilson JL, Jordan JW, Moore AJ, Richards AB. Mine blast vibration response spectrum for structural vulnerability assessment: Case study of heritage masonry buildings. International Journal of Architectural Heritage. 2018, Vol. 12, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1080/15583058.2017.1406015
  3. Zabihi A, Tsang HH, Gad E, Wilson JL. Analytical development of seismic retrofit technique for RC beam-column joint using single diagonal haunch. Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges - Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM24 2016. 2017.
  4. Agheshlui H, Goldsworthy H, Gad E, Mirza O. Anchored blind bolted composite connection to a concrete filled steel tubular column. STEEL AND COMPOSITE STRUCTURES. Techno-Press. 2017, Vol. 23, Issue 1. DOI: 10.12989/scs.2017.23.1.115
  5. Oktavianus Y, Chang H, Goldsworthy H, Gad E. Component model for pull-out behaviour of headed anchored blind bolt within concrete filled circular hollow section. ENGINEERING STRUCTURES. Elsevier Science. 2017, Vol. 148. DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.06.056
  6. Sun J, Lam N, Zhang L, Ruan D, Gad E. Computer Simulation of Contact Forces Generated by Impact. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL STABILITY AND DYNAMICS. World Scientific Publishing Co. 2017, Vol. 17, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1142/S0219455417500055
  7. Oktavianus Y, Goldsworthy H, Gad E. Cyclic behaviour of individual double headed anchored blind bolts within CFST. JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTIONAL STEEL RESEARCH. Elsevier Science. 2017, Vol. 133. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcsr.2017.03.004
  8. Pathirana M, Lam N, Perera S, Zhang L, Ruan D, Gad E. Damage modelling of aluminium panels impacted by windborne debris. JOURNAL OF WIND ENGINEERING AND INDUSTRIAL AERODYNAMICS. Elsevier. 2017, Vol. 165. DOI: 10.1016/j.jweia.2017.02.014
  9. Farhan MA, Nakhla MS, Gad E, Achar R. Parallel high-order envelope-following method for fast transient analysis of highly oscillatory circuits. IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2017, Vol. 25, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1109/TVLSI.2016.2566443
  10. Pham L, Gad E, Fernando S, Hargroves K. Performance framework for modular construction. Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges - Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM24 2016. 2017.
  11. Perera S, Lam N, Pathirana M, Zhang L, Ruan D, Gad E. Probabilistic modelling of forces of hail. Natural Hazards. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s11069-017-3117-7
  12. Menegon SJ, Wilson JL, Lam NTK, Gad E. RC walls in Australia: reconnaissance survey of industry and literature review of experimental testing. AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING. Institution of Engineers Australia. 2017, Vol. 18, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1080/13287982.2017.1315207
  13. Pathirana M, Lam N, Perera S, Zhang L, Ruan D, Gad E. Risks of failure of annealed glass panels subject to point contact actions. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOLIDS AND STRUCTURES. Pergamon. 2017, Vol. 129. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2017.09.001
  14. Al Abadi H, Paton-Cole V, Gad E, Lam N, Patel V. Rocking Behavior of Irregular Free-Standing Objects Subjected to Earthquake Motion. Journal of Earthquake Engineering. Imperial College Press. 2017. DOI: 10.1080/13632469.2017.1342305
  15. Mohyeddin A, Gad E, Khandu R, Yangdon K, Lee J, Ismail M. Screw anchors installed in early age concrete. Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges - Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM24 2016. 2017.

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