Professor Hamid Ronagh

Professor Hamid Ronagh

Professor Of Structural Engineering,
Centre For Infrastructure Engineering

Professor Of Structural Engineering,
Centre For Infrastructure Engineering

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD University of New South Wales

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Centre For Infrastructure Engineering
  • Centre For Infrastructure Engineering

Contact

Email: H.Ronagh@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 47360 428
Mobile: 0410637417
Location: Z.G.17
Penrith (Kingswood)
Website:

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Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Virk, A., Ronagh, H. and Saeed, N. (2015), 'Effect of live pressure on overwrap design', Rehabilitation of Pipelines Using Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites, Elsevier 9780857096845.
  • Saeed, N. and Ronagh, H. (2015), 'Design of fibre-reinforced polymer overwraps for pipe pressure', Rehabilitation of Pipelines Using Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites, Elsevier 9780857096845.

Journal Articles

  • Kildashti, K., Samali, B., Mortazavi, M., Ronagh, H. and Sharafi, P. (2019), 'Seismic collapse assessment of a hybrid cold-formed hot-rolled steel building', Journal of Constructional Steel research, vol 155 , pp 504 - 516.
  • Naderian, H., Sanches, R., Mercan, O., Kushner, P., Azhari, M. and Ronagh, H. (2019), 'Stability of stiffened cruciform steel columns under shear and compression by the complex finite strip method', Thin-Walled Structures, vol 136 , pp 221 - 234.
  • Usefi, N., Sharafi, P. and Ronagh, H. (2019), 'Numerical models for lateral behaviour analysis of cold-formed steel framed walls : state of the art, evaluation and challenges', Thin-Walled Structures, vol 138 , pp 252 - 285.
  • Behnam, B., Shojaei, F. and Ronagh, H. (2019), 'Seismic progressive-failure analysis of tall steel structures under beam-removal scenarios', Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, vol 13, no 4 , pp 904 - 917.
  • Hashemi Rezvani, F., Taghizadeh, M. and Ronagh, H. (2019), 'Estimating the cross-sectional area of inverted-V braces required for mitigating the progressive collapse of Steel Intermediate Moment Resisting Frames', Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, vol 15, no 8 , pp 1075 - 1086.
  • Eslami, A., Shayegh, H., Moghavem, A. and Ronagh, H. (2019), 'Experimental and analytical investigations of a novel end anchorage for CFRP flexural retrofits', Composites Part B: Engineering, vol 176 .
  • Mohammadi, M., Kafi, M., Kheyroddin, A. and Ronagh, H. (2019), 'Experimental and numerical investigation of an innovative buckling-restrained fuse under cyclic loading', Structures, vol 22 , pp 186 - 199.
  • Rezvani, F., Behnam, B., Ronagh, H. and Jeffers, A. (2018), 'Robustness assessment of a generic steel fire-protected moment-resisting frame under travelling fire', European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, vol 22, no 1 , pp 64 - 81.
  • Sharafi, P., Mortazavi, M., Samali, B. and Ronagh, H. (2018), 'Interlocking system for enhancing the integrity of multi-storey modular buildings', Automation in Construction, vol 85 , pp 263 - 272.
  • Sharafi, P., Rashidi, M., Samali, B., Ronagh, H. and Mortazavi, M. (2018), 'Identification of factors and decision analysis of the level of modularization in building construction', Journal of Architectural Engineering, vol 24, no 2 .
  • Sharafi, P., Mortazavi, M., Usefi, N., Kildashti Komsari, K., Ronagh, H. and Samali, B. (2018), 'Lateral force resisting systems in lightweight steel frames : recent research advances', Thin-Walled Structures, vol 130 , pp 231 - 253.
  • Mortazavi, M., Sharafi, P., Ronagh, H., Samali, B. and Kildashti Komsari, K. (2018), 'Lateral behaviour of hybrid cold-formed and hot-rolled steel wall systems : experimental investigation', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 147 , pp 422 - 432.
  • Zeynalian, M., Ronagh, H. and Hatami, S. (2018), 'Structural performance of riveted connections in cold-formed steel wall stud', Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, vol 19, no 3 , pp 222 - 233.
  • Mohammadizadeh, M., Vahidi, K. and Ronagh, H. (2018), 'Seismic reliability analysis of offshore fixed platforms using incremental dynamic analysis', Civil Engineering Infrastructures Journal, vol 51, no 2 , pp 229 - 251.
  • Zeynalian, M., Shelley, A., Ronagh, H. and Hatami, S. (2018), 'Experimental investigation into the capacity of cold-formed screwed steel strap bracing connections', Advanced Steel Construction, vol 14, no 4 , pp 562 - 588.
  • Ronagh, H. and Saeed, N. (2017), 'Changes in mechanical properties of GFRP composite after exposure to warm seawater', Journal of Composite Materials, vol 51, no 19 , pp 2733 - 2742.
  • Sharafi, P., Samali, B., Ronagh, H. and Ghodrat, M. (2017), 'Automated spatial design of multi-story modular buildings using a unified matrix method', Automation in Construction, vol 82 , pp 31 - 42.
  • Hashemi Rezvani, F., Taghizadeh, M. and Ronagh, H. (2017), 'Effect of inverted-V bracing on retrofitting against progressive collapse of steel moment resisting frames', International Journal of Steel Structures, vol 17, no 3 , pp 1103 - 1113.
  • Rezvani, F. and Ronagh, H. (2017), 'Span length effect on alternate load path capacity of welded unreinforced flange-bolted web connections', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 138 , pp 714 - 728.
  • Bakhshi, H. and Ronagh, H. (2017), 'Finite element instability analysis of the steel joist of continuous composite beams with flexible shear connectors', Journal of Solid Mechanics, vol 9, no 2 , pp 351 - 369.
  • Rezvani, F., Jeffers, A., Asgarian, B. and Ronagh, H. (2017), 'Effect of column loss location on structural response of a generic steel moment resisting frame', Steel and Composite Structures, vol 25, no 2 , pp 217 - 229.
  • Eslami, A. and Ronagh, H. (2016), 'Numerical investigation on the seismic retrofitting of RC beam-column connections using flange-bonded CFRP composites', Journal of Composites for Construction, vol 20, no 1 , pp 04015032 - .
  • Behnam, B., Ronagh, H. and Lim, P. (2016), 'Numerical evaluation of the post-earthquake fire resistance of CFRP-strengthened reinforced concrete joints based on experimental observations', European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, vol 20, no 2 , pp 142 - 160.
  • Behnam, B. and Ronagh, H. (2016), 'Firewalls and post-earthquake fire resistance of RC frames', Institution of Civil Engineers. Proceedings. Structures and Buildings, vol 169, no 1 , pp 20 - 33.
  • Zeynalian, M., Shelley, A. and Ronagh, H. (2016), 'An experimental study into the capacity of cold-formed steel truss connections', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 127 , pp 176 - 186.
  • Baji, H., Ronagh, H. and Melchers, R. (2016), 'Reliability of ductility requirements in concrete design codes', Structural Safety, vol 62 , pp 76 - 87.
  • Eslami, A., Ronagh, H. and Mostofinejad, D. (2016), 'Analytical assessment of CFRP retrofitted reinforced-concrete buildings subjected to near-fault ground motions', Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, vol 30, no 6 .
  • Baji, H., Ronagh, H. and Li, C. (2016), 'Probabilistic assessment of FRP-confined reinforced concrete columns', Composite Structures, vol 153 , pp 851 - 865.
  • Baji, H., Ronagh, H. and Li, C. (2016), 'Probabilistic design models for ultimate strength and strain of FRP-confined concrete', Journal of Composites for Construction, vol 20, no 6 .
  • Baji, H. and Ronagh, H. (2016), 'Reliability-based study on ductility measures of reinforced concrete beams in ACI 318', ACI Structural Journal, vol 113, no 2 , pp 373 - 382.
  • Soltani, M., Hatami, S., Azhari, M. and Ronagh, H. (2016), 'Dynamic stiffness method for free vibration of moderately thick functionally graded plates', Mechanics of Advanced Composite Structures, vol 3, no 1 , pp 15 - 30.
  • Zeynalian, M. and Ronagh, H. (2015), 'Seismic performance of cold formed steel walls sheathed by fibre-cement board panels', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 107 , pp 1 - 11.
  • Behnam, B., Lim, P. and Ronagh, H. (2015), 'Plastic hinge relocation in reinforced concrete frames as a method of improving post-earthquake fire resistance', Structures, vol 2 , pp 21 - 31.
  • Behnam, B., Skitmore, M. and Ronagh, H. (2015), 'Risk mitigation of post-earthquake fire in urban buildings', Journal of Risk Research, vol 18, no 5 , pp 602 - 621.
  • Naderian, H. and Ronagh, H. (2015), 'Buckling analysis of thin-walled cold-formed steel structural members using complex finite strip method', Thin-Walled Structures, vol 90 , pp 74 - 83.
  • Behnam, B. and Ronagh, H. (2015), 'Post-earthquake fire performance-based behavior of unprotected moment resisting 2D steel frames', KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, vol 19, no 1 , pp 274 - 284.
  • Baji, H., Eslami, A. and Ronagh, H. (2015), 'Development of a nonlinear FE modelling approach for FRP-strengthened RC beam-column connections', Structures, vol 3 , pp 272 - 281.
  • Baji, H. and Ronagh, H. (2015), 'A reliability-based investigation into ductility measures of RC beams designed according to fib Model Code 2010', Structural Concrete, vol 16, no 4 , pp 546 - 557.
  • Baji, H. and Ronagh, H. (2015), 'Probabilistic models for curvature ductility and moment redistributions of RC beams', Computers and Concrete, vol 16, no 2 , pp 191 - 207.
  • Rezvani, F., Yousefi, A. and Ronagh, H. (2015), 'Effect of span length on progressive collapse behaviour of steel moment resisting frames', Structures, vol 3 , pp 81 - 89.
  • Rezvani, F. and Ronagh, H. (2015), 'Structural response of a MRF exposed to travelling fire', Institution of Civil Engineers. Proceedings. Structures and Buildings, vol 168, no SB9 , pp 619 - 635.
  • Razavi, S., Jumaat, M., El-Shafie, A. and Ronagh, H. (2015), 'Load-deflection analysis prediction of CFRP strengthened RC slab using RNN', Advances in Concrete Construction, vol 3, no 2 , pp 91 - 102.
  • Ghasemi, S., Maghsoudi, A., Bengar, H. and Ronagh, H. (2015), 'Flexural strengthening of continuous unbonded post-tensioned concrete beams with end-anchored CFRP laminates', Structural Engineering and Mechanics, vol 53, no 6 , pp 1083 - 1104.
  • Cao, V. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'Correlation between seismic parameters of far-fault motions and damage indices of low-rise reinforced concrete frames', Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, vol 66 , pp 102 - 112.
  • Behnam, B. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'Behavior of moment-resisting tall steel structures exposed to a vertically traveling post-earthquake fire', Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, vol 23, no 14 , pp 1083 - 1096.
  • Behnam, B. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'Post-earthquake fire resistance of CFRP strengthened reinforced concrete structures', Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, vol 23, no 11 , pp 814 - 832.
  • Naderian, H., Ronagh, H. and Azhari, M. (2014), 'Elastic distortional buckling of doubly symmetric steel I-section beams with slender webs', Thin-Walled Structures, vol 84 , pp 289 - 301.
  • Cao, V. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'Correlation between parameters of pulse-type motions and damage of low-rise RC frames', Earthquake and Structures, vol 7, no 3 , pp 365 - 384.
  • Eslami, A. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'Experimental investigation of an appropriate anchorage system for flange-bonded carbon fiber-reinforced polymers in retrofitted RC beam-column joints', Journal of Composites for Construction, vol 18, no 4 .
  • Cao, V. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'Reducing the seismic damage of reinforced concrete frames using FRP confinement', Composite Structures, vol 118, no 1 , pp 403 - 415.
  • Cao, V., Ronagh, H., Ashraf, M. and Baji, H. (2014), 'A new damage index for reinforced concrete structures', Earthquake and Structures, vol 6, no 6 , pp 581 - 609.
  • Saeed, N., Ronagh, H. and Virk, A. (2014), 'Composite repair of pipelines, considering the effect of live pressure-analytical and numerical models with respect to ISO/TS 24817 and ASME PCC-2', Composites Part B: Engineering, vol 58 , pp 605 - 610.
  • Hatami, S., Rahmani, A., Parvaneh, A. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'A parametric study on seismic characteristics of cold-formed steel shear walls by finite element modeling', Advanced Steel Construction, vol 10, no 1 , pp 53 - 71.
  • Eslami, A. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'Effect of elaborate plastic hinge definition on the pushover analysis of reinforced concrete buildings', The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, vol 23, no 4 , pp 254 - 271.
  • Javaheri-Tafti, M., Ronagh, H., Behnamfar, F. and Memarzadeh, P. (2014), 'An experimental investigation on the seismic behavior of cold-formed steel walls sheathed by thin steel plates', Thin-Walled Structures, vol 80 , pp 66 - 79.
  • Behnam, B. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'A study on the effect of sequential post-earthquake fire on the performance of reinforced concrete structures', International Journal of Structural Integrity, vol 5, no 2 , pp 141 - 166.
  • Cao, V. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'Reducing the potential seismic damage of reinforced concrete frames using plastic hinge relocation by FRP', Composites Part B: Engineering, vol 60 , pp 688 - 696.
  • Behnam, B. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'Performance-based vulnerability assessment of multi-story reinforced concrete structures exposed to pre- and post-earthquake fire', Journal of Earthquake Engineering, vol 18, no 6 , pp 853 - 875.
  • Behnam, B. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'An engineering solution to improve post-earthquake fire resistance in important reinforced concrete structures', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol 17, no 7 , pp 993 - 1009.
  • Saeed, N., Baji, H. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'Reliability of corroded thin walled pipes repaired with composite overwrap', Thin-Walled Structures, vol 85 , pp 201 - 206.
  • Niroomandi, A., Najafgholipour, M. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'Numerical investigation of the affecting parameters on the shear failure of nonductile RC exterior joints', Engineering Failure Analysis, vol 46 , pp 62 - 75.
  • Ronagh, H. and Baji, H. (2014), 'On the FE modeling of FRP-retrofitted beam-column subassemblies', International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials, vol 8, no 2 , pp 141 - 155.
  • Cao, V., Ronagh, H. and Baji, H. (2014), 'Seismic risk assessment of deficient reinforced concrete frames in near-fault regions', Advances in Concrete Construction, vol 2, no 4 , pp 261 - 280.
  • Baji, H. and Ronagh, H. (2014), 'A probablistic study on the ductility of reinforced concrete sections', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol 17, no 9 , pp 1315 - 1327.
  • Mortezaei, A. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'Effectiveness of modified pushover analysis procedure for the estimation of seismic demands of buildings subjected to near-fault ground motions having fling step', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, vol 13, no 6 , pp 1579 - 1593.
  • Baji, H. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'Reliability analysis of moment redistribution in reinforced concrete beams', Magazine of Concrete Research, vol 65, no 13 , pp 769 - 779.
  • Eslami, A. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'Effect of FRP wrapping in seismic performance of RC buildings with and without special detailing : a case study', Composites Part B: Engineering, vol 45, no 1 , pp 1265 - 1274.
  • Dalalbashi, A., Eslami, A. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'Numerical investigation on the hysteretic behavior of RC joints retrofitted with different CFRP configurations', Journal of Composites for Construction, vol 17, no 3 , pp 371 - 382.
  • Behnam, B. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'Performance of reinforced concrete structures subjected to fire following earthquake', European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, vol 17, no 4 , pp 270 - 292.
  • Ronagh, H. and Eslami, A. (2013), 'Flexural retrofitting of RC buildings using GFRP/CFRP : a comparative study', Composites Part B: Engineering, vol 46 , pp 188 - 196.
  • Eslami, A., Dalalbashi, A. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'On the effect of plastic hinge relocation in RC buildings using CFRP', Composites Part B: Engineering, vol 52 , pp 350 - 361.
  • Zeynalian, M., Trigunarsyah, B. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'Modification of advanced programmatic risk analysis and management model for the whole project life cycle's risks', Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, vol 139, no 1 , pp 51 - 59.
  • Fallah, M., Shooshtari, A. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'Investigating the effect of bond slip on the seismic response of RC structures', Structural Engineering and Mechanics, vol 46, no 5 , pp 695 - 711.
  • Behnam, B., Ronagh, H. and Baji, H. (2013), 'Methodology for investigating the behavior of reinforced concrete structures subjected to post earthquake fire', Advances in Concrete Construction, vol 1, no 1 , pp 29 - 44.
  • Behnam, B. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'A post-earthquake fire factor to improve the fire resistance of damaged ordinary reinforced concrete structures', Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, vol 4, no 4 , pp 207 - 226.
  • Zeynalian, M. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'Experimental study on seismic performance of strap-braced cold-formed steel shear walls', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol 16, no 2 , pp 245 - 257.
  • Cao, V. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'A model for damage analysis of concrete', Advances in Concrete Construction, vol 1, no 2 , pp 187 - 200.
  • Behnam, B. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'Post-earthquake fire performance-based behavior of reinforced concrete structures', Earthquake and Structures, vol 5, no 4 , pp 379 - 394.
  • Ronagh, H. and Behnam, B. (2012), 'Investigating the effect of prior damage on the post-earthquake fire resistance of reinforced concrete portal frames', International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials, vol 6, no 4 , pp 209 - 220.
  • Dalalbashi, A., Eslami, A. and Ronagh, H. (2012), 'Plastic hinge relocation in RC joints as an alternative method of retrofitting using FRP', Composite Structures, vol 94, no 8 , pp 2433 - 2439.
  • Baji, H. and Ronagh, H. (2012), 'Effect of relative intensity of wind load on the RC column reliability in tall buildings', Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, vol 21, no 7 , pp 492 - 504.
  • Mortezaei, A., Kheyroddin, A. and Ronagh, H. (2012), 'Finite element analysis and seismic rehabilitation of a 1000-year-old heritage listed tall masonry mosque', Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, vol 21, no 5 , pp 334 - 353.
  • Zeynalian, M., Ronagh, H. and Dux, P. (2012), 'Analytical description of pinching, degrading, and sliding in a bilinear hysteretic system', Journal of Engineering Mechanics, vol 138, no 11 , pp 1381 - 1387.
  • Mortezaei, A. and Ronagh, H. (2012), 'Plastic hinge length of FRP strengthened reinforced concrete columns subjected to both far-fault and near-fault ground motions', Scientia Iranica: International Journal Of Science And Technology, vol 19, no 6 , pp 1365 - 1378.
  • Eslami, A., Ronagh, H., Mahini, S. and Morshed, R. (2012), 'Experimental investigation and nonlinear FE analysis of historical masonry buildings : a case study', Construction and Building Materials, vol 35 , pp 251 - 260.
  • Mahini, S., Eslami, A. and Ronagh, H. (2012), 'Lateral performance and load carrying capacity of an unreinforced, CFRP-retrofitted historical masonry vault : a case study', Construction and Building Materials, vol 28, no 1 , pp 146 - 156.
  • Zeynalian, M., Ronagh, H. and Hatami, S. (2012), 'Seismic characteristics of K-braced cold-formed steel shear walls', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 77 , pp 23 - 31.
  • Zeynalian, M. and Ronagh, H. (2012), 'An experimental investigation on the lateral behavior of knee-braced cold-formed steel shear walls', Thin-Walled Structures, vol 51 , pp 64 - 75.
  • Baji, H., Ronagh, H., Shayanfar, M. and Barkhordari, M. (2012), 'Effect of second order analysis on the drift reliability of steel buildings', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol 15, no 11 , pp 1989 - 1999.
  • Baji, H. and Ronagh, H. (2012), 'Investigating the reliability of RC beams of tall buildings designed based on the new ACI 318-05/ASCE 7-05', The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, vol 21, no 8 , pp 592 - 604.
  • Barkhordari, M., Shayanfar, M., Baji, H. and Ronagh, H. (2012), 'Best-fit probability models for wind loads and its effect on the structural reliability', International Journal of Engineering under Uncertainty: Hazards Assessment and Mitigation, vol 4, no 1 , pp 11 - 22.
  • Zeynalian, M. and Ronagh, H. (2012), 'A numerical study on seismic performance of strap-braced cold-formed steel shear walls', Thin-Walled Structures, vol 60 , pp 229 - 238.
  • Naderian, H., Ronagh, H. and Azhari, M. (2011), 'Torsional and flexural buckling of composite FRP columns with cruciform sections considering local instabilities', Composite Structures, vol 93, no 10 , pp 2575 - 2586.
  • Luan, N., Bakhshi, H., Ronagh, H., Barkhordari, M. and Ghodrati Amiri, G. (2011), 'Analytical solutions for the in-plane behavior of composite steel/concrete beams with partial shear interaction', Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, vol 12, no 6 , pp 751 - 771.
  • Mortezaei, A., Ronagh, H., Kheyroddin, A. and Ghodrati Amiri, G. (2011), 'Effectiveness of modified pushover analysis procedure for the estimation of seismic demands of buildings subjected to near-fault earthquakes having forward directivity', The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, vol 20, no 6 , pp 679 - 699.
  • Zeynalian, M. and Ronagh, H. (2011), 'A numerical study on seismic characteristics of knee-braced cold formed steel shear walls', Thin-Walled Structures, vol 49, no 12 , pp 1517 - 1525.
  • Baji, H. and Ronagh, H. (2011), 'Effects of cross-sectional shape on the reliability of RC columns', Structural Concrete, vol 12, no 4 , pp 262 - 269.
  • Mahini, S. and Ronagh, H. (2011), 'Web-bonded FRPs for relocation of plastic hinges away from the column face in exterior RC joints', Composite Structures, vol 93, no 10 , pp 2460 - 2472.
  • Dalalbashi, A., Mostofinejad, D., Mahini, S. and Ronagh, H. (2011), 'Numerical investigation on the behavior of FRP-retrofitted RC exterior beam-column joints under cyclic loads', Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transaction B: Engineering, vol 35, no C1 , pp 35 - 50.
  • Mahini, S. and Ronagh, H. (2011), 'Numerical modelling for monitoring the hysteretic behaviour of CFRP-retrofitted RC exterior beam-column joints', Structural Engineering and Mechanics, vol 38, no 1 , pp 27 - 37.
  • Mortezaei, A. and Ronagh, H. (2011), 'An artificial neural network model for dynamic analysis of RC buildings subjected to near-fault ground motions having forward directivity', Journal of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, vol 13, no 3-4 , pp 179 - 194.
  • Mortezaei, A., Ronagh, H. and Kheyroddin, A. (2010), 'Seismic evaluation of FRP strengthened RC buildings subjected to near-fault ground motions having fling step', Composite Structures, vol 92, no 5 , pp 1200 - 1211.
  • Mahini, S. and Ronagh, H. (2010), 'Strength and ductility of FRP web-bonded RC beams for the assessment of retrofitted beam-column joints', Composite Structures, vol 92, no 6 , pp 1325 - 1332.
  • Mohammadizadeh, M., Fadaee, M. and Ronagh, H. (2009), 'Improving torsional behaviour of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with carbon fibre reinforced polymer composite', Iranian Polymer Journal, vol 18, no 4 , pp 315 - 327.
  • Mahini, S. and Ronagh, H. (2009), 'Numerical modelling of FRP strengthened RC beam-column joints', Structural Engineering and Mechanics, vol 32, no 5 , pp 649 - 665.
  • Moghimi, H. and Ronagh, H. (2009), 'Better connection details for strap-braced CFS stud walls in seismic regions', Thin-Walled Structures, vol 47, no 2 , pp 122 - 135.
  • Moghimi, H. and Ronagh, H. (2009), 'Performance of light-gauge cold-formed steel strap-braced stud walls subjected to cyclic loading', Engineering Structures, vol 31, no 1 , pp 69 - 83.
  • Moghimi, H. and Ronagh, H. (2008), 'Impact factors for a composite steel bridge using non-linear dynamic simulation', International Journal of Impact Engineering, vol 35, no 11 , pp 1228 - 1243.
  • Moghimi, H. and Ronagh, H. (2008), 'Development of a numerical model for bridge-vehicle interaction and human response to traffic-induced vibration', Engineering Structures, vol 30, no 12 , pp 3808 - 3819.
  • Hatami, S., Ronagh, H. and Azhari, M. (2008), 'Exact free vibration analysis of axially moving viscoelastic plates', Computers and Structures, vol 86, no 17-18 , pp 1738 - 1746.

Conference Papers

  • Mohammadi, M., Kafi, M., Kheyroddin, A., Ronagh, H. and Rashidi, M. (2020), 'Experimental and numerical investigation of innovative composite buckling-restrained fuse', Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Brisbane, Qld..
  • Usefi, N., Saeed, N. and Ronagh, H. (2018), 'Analysis of rehabilitated steel pipes subjected to impact loading using finite element framework', International Conference on Steel, Space and Composite Structures, Perth, W.A..
  • Usefi, N., Ronagh, H., Kildashti Komsari, K. and Samali, B. (2018), 'Macro/micro analysis of cold-formed steel members using ABAQUS and OPENSEES', International Conference on Steel, Space and Composite Structures, Perth, W.A..
  • Saeed, N., Ronagh, H. and Samali, B. (2018), 'Probabilistic design method (PDM) for composite overwrap repair system of corroded steel pipelines', International Conference on Steel, Space and Composite Structures , Perth, W.A..
  • Usefi, N., Ronagh, H. and Mohammadi, M. (2018), 'Finite element analysis of hybrid cold-formed steel shear wall panels', Australasia and South-East Asia Structural Engineering and Construction Conference, Brisbane, Qld..
  • Rezvani, F., Ronagh, H. and Jeffers, A. (2016), 'Effect of span length on alternate path capacity of welded unreinforced flange-bolted web connections', International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Rezvani, F., Behnam, B., Ronagh, H. and Jeffers, A. (2015), 'Effect of travelling fire on structural response of a generic steel fire protected moment resisting frame', International Conference on Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering, Brisbane, Qld..
  • Cao, V. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'Damage assessment of a deficient reinforced concrete frame subjected to different seismic levels', International Conference on Architecture and Civil Engineering, Singapore.
  • Eslami, A., Ronagh, H. and Ashraf, M. (2013), 'Flexural strengthening of code-compliant RC beam-column joints using CFRP', Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Lim, P., Mahini, S. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'An alternative procedure for the performance assessment of FRP-retrofitted RC buildings using lumped plasticity', Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Lim, P., Mahini, S. and Ronagh, H. (2013), 'Anchorage of web-bonded CFRP retrofitting on RC joints with variable column & beam widths and with cross-beams present', Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures, Melbourne, Vic..
  • Saeed, N., Ronagh, H., Virk, A. and Ashraf, M. (2012), 'Investigating the effects of pipe live pressure on the design of composite overwrap repairs', Australasian Structural Engineering Conference, Perth, W.A..
  • Baji, H. and Ronagh, H. (2011), 'Investigation of the ductility of RC beams : based on AS3600 design', International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering, Designing and Developing the Built Environment for Sustainable Wellbeing, Brisbane, Qld..
  • Bakhshi, H., Baji, H., Ronagh, H. and Barkhordari, M. (2011), 'Capacity of cold formed steel walls subjected to lateral cyclic loading', International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering, Designing and Developing the Built Environment for Sustainable Wellbeing, Brisbane, Qld..
  • Bakhshi, H., Ghodrati Amiri, G., Barkhordari, M. and Ronagh, H. (2011), 'Estimation of strong ground motion prameters using artificial neural networks', International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering, Designing and Developing the Built Environment for Sustainable Wellbeing, Brisbane, Qld..
  • Cao, V., Ronagh, H., Ashraf, M. and Baji, H. (2011), 'A new damage index for reinforced concrete structures subjected to seismic loads', International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering, Designing and Developing the Built Environment for Sustainable Wellbeing, Brisbane, Qld..
  • Naderian, H., Azhari, M. and Ronagh, H. (2010), 'Distortional buckling of stiffened cold-formed steel channel sections', International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Valencia, Spain.
  • Naderian, H., Azhari, M. and Ronagh, H. (2010), 'Stability of stiffened cold-formed steel i-sections by the bubble finite strip method', International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Valencia, Spain.
  • Mortezaei, A. and Ronagh, H. (2010), '3D time history analysis of RC structures versus common methods with attention to the modeling of floor slabs and near versus far-fault earthquakes', International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics, and Computation, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Dastjerdi, M. and Ronagh, H. (2010), 'Performance of K-braced cold-formed steel shear walls subjected to lateral cyclic loading', International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics, and Computation, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Mahini, S., Pilvar, H. and Ronagh, H. (2009), 'Truss analogy for the design of FRP-retrofitted RC exterior beam-column joints', Fibre Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures. Symposium, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Mohammadizadeh, M., Fadaee, M., Ronagh, H. and Ahmadinezhad, A. (2008), 'Behavior of high-strength concrete beams strengthened with CFRP sheets in torsion', International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, Zurich, Switzerland.

Current Projects

Title: Testing Nu-Rock Blocks
Funder:
  • Nu-Rock Technology Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Nariman Saeed and Hamid Ronagh
Years: 2019-10-21 - 2019-12-16
ID: P00026122
Title: Investigating the Ultimate Capacity of Mining Cribs
Funder:
  • Jennchem Australia
Western Researchers: Nariman Saeed and Hamid Ronagh
Years: 2019-11-01 - 2020-06-01
ID: P00026138

Previous Projects

Title: Testing grout pillars
Funder:
  • Orica Australia Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Hamid Ronagh and Nariman Saeed
Years: 2018-10-19 - 2019-08-31
ID: P00025374
Title: Cyclic lateral load testing on U-panel wall system
Funder:
  • Ultimate Housing Soloutions
Western Researchers: Hamid Ronagh and Nariman Saeed
Years: 2018-11-20 - 2019-05-12
ID: P00025391
Title: Fabquip Construction Systems-Components Testing
Funder:
  • Fabquip Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Hamid Ronagh and Nariman Saeed
Years: 2018-12-03 - 2019-01-31
ID: P00025392
Title: Investigating the Ultimate Capacity of Pumpable Cribs
Funder:
  • Jennchem Australia
Western Researchers: Hamid Ronagh and Nariman Saeed
Years: 2019-02-04 - 2019-04-19
ID: P00025476
Title: Reinforced precast panel structural testing
Funder:
  • Brickworks Building Products
Western Researchers: Hamid Ronagh and Nariman Saeed
Years: 2019-06-17 - 2019-07-30
ID: P00025826
Title: Testing on Rainsmart STM Modules - Load Bearing Capacity
Funder:
  • Rainsmart Solutions Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Hamid Ronagh and Nariman Saeed
Years: 2017-01-28 - 2017-11-06
ID: P00024514
Title: Dexion_Tensile coupon testing
Funder:
  • Dexion Limited
Western Researchers: Kamyar Kildashti Komsari and Hamid Ronagh
Years: 2017-06-28 - 2017-10-16
ID: P00024378
Title: Alspec_Construction of aluminium handling apparatus (design 2)
Funder:
  • Alspec Aluminium Specialities Group Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Pejman Sharafi, Ali Ghari Zadeh and Hamid Ronagh
Years: 2017-06-01 - 2018-06-01
ID: P00024464
Title: Testing for Rainsmart
Funder:
  • Rainsmart Solutions Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Hamid Ronagh and Nariman Saeed
Years: 2017-03-20 - 2017-08-31
ID: P00024185
Title: Seismic ceiling-component testing
Funder:
  • Knauf Australia Pty Limited
Western Researchers: Hamid Ronagh and Nariman Saeed
Years: 2017-10-15 - 2017-11-30
ID: P00024613
Title: Investigating premature failure in steel bolts
Funder:
  • Van Der Meer (NSW) Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Nariman Saeed and Hamid Ronagh
Years: 2018-09-12 - 2019-06-17
ID: P00025283
Title: Composite Wall Panel Testing-Knauf - option 1 for ARC linkage grant
Funder:
  • Knauf Plasterboard Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Hamid Ronagh and Pejman Sharafi
Years: 2016-06-08 - 2018-06-08
ID: P00024442
Title: Rainsmart modules testing (phase 3)
Funder:
  • Rainsmart Solutions Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Hamid Ronagh and Nariman Saeed
Years: 2018-06-01 - 2018-07-15
ID: P00025056
Title: Seismic ceiling-component testing - phase 2
Funder:
  • Knauf Plasterboard Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Nariman Saeed and Hamid Ronagh
Years: 2018-09-10 - 2019-09-30
ID: P00025214
Title: Pumped Protectiflex Development-Testing
Funder:
  • Flexiroc Australia Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Hamid Ronagh, Pejman Sharafi and Nariman Saeed
Years: 2019-03-06 - 2019-07-30
ID: P00025606

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