• Strengthening of bridges by post-tensioning using monostrands in substituted cable ducts 

    Klusáček, Ladislav; Svoboda, Adam (IOP Publishing, 2017-09-15)
    Post-tensioning is suitable, reliable and durable method of strengthening existing engineering structures, especially bridges. The high efficiency of post-tensioning can be seen in many applications throughout the world. ...
  • Effective Way to Reconstruct Arch Bridges using Concrete Walls and Transverse Strands 

    Klusáček, Ladislav; Pěkník, Robin; Nečas, Radim (IOP Publishing, 2017-09-15)
    There are more than 500 masonry arch bridges in the Czech Road system and about 2500 in the Czech Railway system. Many of them are cracked in the longitudinal (span) direction. The barrel vaults are separated by the cracks ...
  • Stochastic optimization of reinforced concrete elements’ design 

    Venclovský, Jakub; Štěpánek, Petr; Laníková, Ivana (IOP Publishing, 2018-07-04)
    Main goal of the paper is to present an algorithm for stochastic optimization of design of steel-reinforced concrete element’s cross section. Firstly, the deterministic problem is introduced and described, followed by the ...
  • Life Cycle Assessment Optimization of a Shotcrete Tunnel Lining 

    Štěpánek, Petr; Laníková, Ivana; Venclovský, Jakub (IOP Publishing, 2018-11-27)
    The proposed contribution describes the formulation of the optimization design of a utility tunnel lining. The objective function is defined as a multicriterial problem and includes economic and environmental aspects ...
  • Cost-Effective High-Performance Concrete: Experimental Analysis on Shrinkage 

    Kucharczyková, Barbara; Kocáb, Dalibor; Daněk, Petr; Terzijski, Ivailo (MDPI, 2019-08-26)
    This paper focuses on the experimental determination of the shrinkage process in Self-Compacting High-Performance Concrete (SCC HPC) exposed to dry air and autogenous conditions. Special molds with dimensions of 100 mm × ...
  • Strengthening and Rehabilitation of U-Shaped RC Bridges Using Substitute Cable Ducts 

    Svoboda, Adam; Klusáček, Ladislav; Olšák, Martin (Hindawi Limited, 2019-11-30)
    The presented paper deals with strengthening and rehabilitation of U-shaped reinforced concrete bridges from the period of 1905–1930 using post-tensioning, which is a suitable, reliable, and durable method. These bridges ...