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Investigation of the bonded connection for decoupled masonry infillwalls in RC frames

Applicant: Marko Marinković
Reference: E-COST-GRANT-CA18120-2c597f0f
Dates: from 2022-08-03 to 2022-09-15
Beneficiary Institution: Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Hosting Institution: Center for Wind and Earthquake Engineering, RWTH University,
Contact Name: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Butenweg, Germany
Relevant Working Groups: WG4

Experimental and numerical analysis on mechanical and fireperformance of glue laminated perforated timber elements

Applicant: Nikola Perković
Reference: ECOST-STSM-Request-CA18120-48367
Dates: from 2021-09-07 to 2021-10-31
Beneficiary Institution: Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Hosting Institution: Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Contact Name: João Ramôa Correia, Portugal
Relevant Working Groups: WG2, WG4

Modelling and Simulation of Impact loads of Adhesively BondedCement-based Composites

Applicant: Mohammad Momeni
Reference: CA18120_c658002a
Dates: from 2023-04-18 to 2023-05-02
Beneficiary Institution: Trieste University, Italy
Hosting Institution: Frederick University, Cyprus
Contact Name: Loucas Papadakis, Cyprus
Relevant Working Groups: WG2, WG3

CERTBOND Final Conference

Date: 6, 7 & 8 September 2023
Venue: Seville, Spain

The Certbond final conference took place in Seville, aiming at summarizing our past activities and providing a glimpse into the future of our network, Post-Certbond in a nice friendly atmosphere.

Please see further information (practical information and technical programme) in the book.

Grant Period 4: Important Remark

Calls for STSMs and ITCs are closed as the budget has been fully used.

2nd CERTBOND Training School

The second Certbond Training School took place at the University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal, from 17 to 19 October 2022.

Relevant information

Winner of the Best Presentation Award

Luca M. Martulli for the presentation entitled “A highly efficient use of the VCCT to simulate fatigue crack propagation in bonded joints”.

Winner of the Best R&D Proposal Award

Monica Loureiro, Vera Obradović, Oguzcan Inal, Charline van Innis, Anđelo Valčić for the proposal entitled “Development of sustainable composite joints fit for future transportation requirements (FIT-joint)”.
The role of the edge-effect in non-conventional failures of adhesive joints with cross-ply laminates

Applicant: Alberto Barroso
Reference: CA18120_STS
Dates: from 2022-07-02 to 2022-07-07
Beneficiary Institution: University of Seville, Spain
Hosting Institution: University of Padova (in Vicenza), Italy
Contact Name: Paolo Andrea Carraro, Italy
Relevant Working Groups: WG2

Adhesion strength of adhesively and ultrasonically bonded Ti-Al laminated composites under high-strain rate laser shock loading

Applicant: Uroš Trdan
Reference: E-COST-GRANT-CA18120-STSM-39d43f1d
Dates: from 2022-06-06 to 2022-07-08
Beneficiary Institution: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Hosting Institution: Laboratoire PIMM (ENSAM/CNRS/CNAM), Paris, France
Contact Name: Laurent Berthe, France
Relevant Working Groups: WG5

Implementation of the Coupled Criterion (CC) in its asymptotic form (i.e., based on Williams' type series expansion) to predict the growth of the crack along the adhesive bonded interface

Applicant: María de los Ángeles Herrera Garrido
Reference: CA18120_STSM_3e84b2eb
Dates: from 2022-05-01 to 2022-05-31
Beneficiary Institution: University of Seville, Spain
Hosting Institution: Sorbonne University, France
Contact Name: Dominique Leguillon, France
Relevant Working Groups: WG4

Loading Rate Dependency of SERR During Fatigue Experiments

Applicant: Lucas Adamos
Reference: E-COST-GRANT-CA18120-359c7a57
Dates: from 2022-04-01 to 2022-05-01
Beneficiary Institution: University of Patras, Greece
Hosting Institution: Technical University of Delft, Netherlands
Contact Name: Rene C. Alderliesten, Netherlands
Relevant Working Groups: WG2