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  • Special Issue: Global Hemp Manufacturing and Commercialisation Opportunities
    Vol. 24 (2024)

    Discover the latest insights from the Global Hemp Summit 2023 with our special issue featuring five groundbreaking papers. Held at the University of Melbourne on 27-28 September 2023, this summit brought together experts to explore the potential of hemp across various domains. From analyzing market opportunities for hemp-lime composites in construction to evaluating the feasibility of producing hemp-based insulation, these papers offer valuable perspectives on harnessing the power of hemp for sustainable solutions. With topics ranging from microwave-assisted pyrolysis for waste management to establishing hemp value chains in Northern Australia, these papers provide actionable insights for researchers, policymakers, and industry professionals interested in unlocking the potential of hemp. Dive into this special issue to uncover the transformative possibilities of hemp for a greener and more sustainable future.

  • Vol. 24 No. 1 (2024)

    Welcome to Volume 24, Issue 1 of the Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering, featuring an exciting range of eight research articles in structural engineering.

    This issue presents a comprehensive exploration of diverse topics within structural engineering, spanning from the investigation of residual mechanical properties of galvanized iron cold-formed steel sections to the examination of dynamic construction mechanics in metro station side piles. Readers gain insights into critical aspects such as the mechanical properties of karst limestone, the impact of composite materials on 3D-printed cores, and the evaluation of goaf stability in deep tunnel conditions. Further enriching the discourse, the issue addresses practical challenges such as the effect of de-icing chemicals on airport pavement performance and optimization of design practices in metro station construction. Additionally, the investigation into surrounding rock response in large slope tunnels offers valuable insights for underground infrastructure design. Each article presents unique findings that collectively advance the field of structural engineering, inviting readers to explore and deepen their understanding of the discipline's intricacies.

  • Vol. 23 No. 4 (2023)

    Welcome to this edition of the Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering, featuring a diverse array of research papers that explore key facets of structural engineering. This issue consisted of 13 manuscripts. From understanding water inrush in karst regions to assessing the impact of structural bracing on progressive collapse, these papers touch on seismic assessments, material advancements, and practical considerations in construction methods. Dive into this concise yet impactful collection, offering insights that span from foundational geological challenges to sustainable material choices and innovative construction techniques.

  • Cover page EJSE 2023 Vol 23 No.3

    Vol. 23 No. 3 (2023)

    Welcome to the latest edition of the Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering, presenting an array of innovative research papers covering a wide spectrum of topics within the field. In this compilation, we focus on pivotal studies that explore the complexities and advancements in civil engineering. This issue consisted of 8 manuscripts. These include a Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of laterally loaded piles in Layered Soils, a Numerical Study on Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Columns Under Compression, a Comparative Study comparing Sandwich Roof Panels with Coconut Fibre against Polyurethane Core, a Study of dynamic impact factors of high-speed railway bridges, Mechanical properties testing of plant fiber reinforced cementitious composites, Parameters Affecting Flexural Mechanism to Prevent Progressive Collapse of RC Buildings, a Laboratory study on concrete pavement containing blast furnace slag and Gilsonite, and a Dynamic response analysis of the process of the utility shield tunnel under-passing the operating subway tunnel. These papers offer valuable insights into various aspects of civil and structural engineering, contributing to the advancement of the field and promoting sustainable solutions.

  • Vol. 23 No. 2 (2023)

    Welcome to the latest issue of the Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering, featuring a collection of innovative research papers covering a wide range of topics in the field of civil engineering. In this issue, we focus on key areas such as machine learning-based reinforced concrete design for progressive collapse, compression and bond properties of fired clay brick masonry with cocopeat blended binding mortar, designing integrated management platforms for smart parks, developing sustainable composite materials, and reviewing stability considerations in steel structure design.

    The first paper presents a novel approach to optimizing reinforced concrete design using machine learning techniques. The second paper investigates the bond and compression properties of fired clay brick masonry with cocopeat blended binding mortar, providing insights into the material's performance and potential applications.

    The third paper presents a design system for an integrated management platform for smart parks, highlighting the importance of smart technologies in enhancing the sustainability and efficiency of urban spaces. The fourth paper focuses on developing a compression-moulded composite partitioning panel from banana fibres and PLA, exploring the feasibility of using sustainable materials in construction.

    Finally, the fifth paper reviews the stability considerations in steel structure design, providing a comprehensive overview of the current state-of-the-art and identifying future research directions. We hope that this collection of papers will provide valuable insights into the latest developments in civil engineering research and inspire further innovation in the field.

  • Vol. 23 No. 1 (2023)

    This issue of EJSE is packed with cutting-edge research on a variety of topics related to underground engineering and infrastructure. This issue delves into the study of rockburst tendency in deep underground engineering, examining the various factors that can influence this phenomenon.

    Next, this issue examines the seismic performance of RC clinker silos, an important type of industrial structure. This issue also looks at the use of BIM in the construction data association management of urban rail transit projects.

    In addition, this issue presents comparative examinations of structural responses in concrete reinforced with treated and untreated oil palm empty fruit bunch fibers. This issue also analyzes the bridge deck of transversely post-tensioned concrete box girder bridges and research on rockburst proneness evaluation method of deep underground engineering based on multi-parameter criterion.

    This issue is a must-read for anyone working in the field of underground engineering and infrastructure.

  • Vol. 22 No. 3 (2022)

    This issue consisted of 7 manuscripts.

  • Vol. 21 (2021)

    On the twenty-first publishing, Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering consisted of 9 manuscripts.

  • Vol. 20 (2020)

    On the twentieth publishing, Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering consisted of 12 manuscripts.

  • Vol. 19 (2019)

    On the nineteenth publishing, Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering consisted of 9 manuscripts.

  • Vol. 18 No. 2 (2018)

    On the eighteenth publishing, Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering consisted of 20 manuscripts.

  • Special Issue: Structural Performance Assessment of Civil Infrastructure
    Vol. 18 No. 1 (2018)

    The theme of this Special Issue of the Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering (EJSE) is “Structural Performance Assessment of Civil Infrastructure”. The importance of this theme has been exemplified through a sequence of research projects undertaken as a part of the Infrastructure Cluster of the Australian Indonesia Centre(AIC). Assets explored in this edition of the journal range from consideration of high rise reinforced concrete framed buildings, to bridges, marine structures, railway tracks, railway vehicles to utility assets such as water pipes. Numerousadvanced technologies have been explored that include consideration of the complex interpretation of dynamic evaluations to fibre optic sensors and a range of non-destructive testing techniques. The insights gained from these focussed research projects provides a platform for considering innovative approachesfor safe performance assessment of the structural life of infrastructure assets.

  • Vol. 17 (2017)

    On the seventeenth publishing, Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering consisted of 10 manuscripts.

  • Vol. 16 (2016)

    On the sixteenth publishing, Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering consisted of 8 manuscripts.

  • Vol. 15 (2015)

    On the fifteenth publishing, Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering consisted of 7 manuscripts.

  • Special Issue: Structural Health Monitoring
    Vol. 14 No. 1 (2015)

    Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is defined as the use of an on structure sensing system to monitor the performance of the structure and evaluate its health state. For the last two decades SHM has been attracting enormous research efforts around the world because it targets at monitoring structural  conditions to prevent catastrophic failure, and to provide quantitative data for engineers and  infrastructure owners to design reliable structures and economical asset management plans. SHM has been accepted as a justified effort for civil structures. It is a worldwide trend to install a SHM system on a significant structure, e.g. Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai, Huey P. Long Bridge in USA, Haram Grand Mosque Expansion in Saudi Arabia, Millau Viaduct bridge in France. This special issue on Structural Health Monitoring of the Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering has brought together papers from researchers, civil engineers, designers, as well as responsible persons from government and road/highway authorities who have been working in this area for improving the service life, safety and reliability of civil structures.

  • Vol. 14 (2014)

    On the fourteenth publishing, Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering consisted of 10 manuscripts.

  • Special Issue: Sustainable Concrete Engineering and Technology
    Vol. 13 No. 2 (2013)

    This Special Issue of the Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering (EJSE) is a compilation of the research articles presented in the 11th International Conference on Concrete Engineering and Technology (CONCET 2012) that was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 12 and 13th June 2012.
    The main objective of the special issue is to provide the latest development and research work on the recent development of the sustainability in concrete and building technology. This wide coverage of papers including reviews, code of practice and experimental results on the development of sustainable concrete from various waste materials (recycle coarse aggregates, rice husk ash, fly ash, shipyard waste, etc.) and design of tall buildings and underground manholes.

  • Special Issue: Advances in Rail Track Infrastructure Research and Practice (ARTIR)-2013
    Vol. 13 No. 1 (2013)

    Overall, eight articles are featured in this special issue, representing analytical and numerical modeling, laboratory experimentation, together with actual field trials under revenue services. Topics include rails, rail joints, composite and concrete sleepers, track dynamics, ballasted vs. ballastless tracks, and railway bridge approaches. This collection of articles will hopefully stimulate much further research and practical activities.

  • Vol. 12 (2012)

    On the twelveth publishing, Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering consisted of 11 manuscripts.

  • Vol. 11 (2011)

    On the eleventh publishing, Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering consisted of 8 manuscripts.

  • Special Issue: Sensor Network on Building Monitoring: from theory to real application - 2010
    No. 01 (2010)

    The second issue of the journal is devoted to the theme, “Special Issue on Wireless Sensor Networks and Practical Applications”. In this issue we have contributed 1, the development of an on-line structural health monitoring system based on wireless sensor networks (WSN); intelligent wireless lighting control using wireless sensor and actuator networks; a WSN platform for river monitoring; classification-based event detection in ecological monitoring networks; WSNs for museums’ environmental and structural monitoring, and automatic environmental control; passive infrared sensor based intrusion detection surveillance system using wireless sensor networks; different wireless technologies for integrated e-Operations in offshore oil and gas production environments and also enhancing the resolution of wireless sensor network based subsurface plume tracking using compressed data dissemination. This issue serves as a comprehensive resource to gain more knowledge, essentially, for environmental monitoring using wireless sensor networks.

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