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ISSN: 1874-8368 ― Volume 14, 2020

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Numerical Simulation and Experimental Investigation on Seismic Performance of Composite Structural Connection of Encased CFST Column and Reinforced Concrete Beam with Steel Ring
The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 309-320
Aravind Raj Ponsubbiah, Divahar Ravi, Sangeetha S P, Meenambal T, Frieda F S

[Electronic publication date: 08/10/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-309] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010309]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Experimental Behavior of Concrete Columns Confined by Transverse Reinforcement with Different Details
The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 250-265
Mariateresa Guadagnuolo, Alfonso Donadio, Anna Tafuro, Giuseppe Faella

[Electronic publication date: 24/08/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-250] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010250]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Clogging Potential of Earth-Pressure Balance Shield Driven Tunnels
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 185-195
Alireza Rashiddel, Fatemeh Amiri Ramsheh, Asma Ramesh, Daniel Dias, Mohsen Hajihassani

[Electronic publication date: 24/08/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-185] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010185]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
The Design of a Real-Scale Steel Moment-Resisting Frame for Pseudo-Dynamic Earthquake Testing
The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 174-184
Antonella B. Francavilla, Massimo Latour, Gianvittorio Rizzano

[Electronic publication date: 30/07/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-174] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010174]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Corrosion Effect of Rice Husk Ash in Concrete Pore Solution: Response Surface Analysis
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 162-173
Busari Ayobami, Kupolati Williams, Loto Tolulope, Sadiku Emmanuel, Jacques Snyman, Ndambuki Julius

[Electronic publication date: 19/08/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-162] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010162]

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REVIEW ARTICLE
Additive Manufacturing in the Geopolymer Construction Technology: A Review
The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 150-161
Salmabanu Luhar, Ismail Luhar

[Electronic publication date: 30/07/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-150] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010150]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Stability Analysis of Dike to Impound Freshwater in Brackish Water Estuarine Environment
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 139-149
Amala Krishnan, Sreevalsa Kolathayar

[Electronic publication date: 29/06/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-139] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010139]

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LETTER
Quantitative Evaluation of Work Efficiency and Eye Strain for Remote Control Construction Equipment Using 2D/3D Displays
The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 133-138
Yoshihiro Sato, Shohei Yamaguchi, Shota Funaki, Atsutoshi Kurihara, Yuki Kumagai, Satoru Nakamura, Takao Ueno, Yue Bao

[Electronic publication date: 29/06/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-133] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010133]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Management of Market Surveillance Authorities for Construction Products
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 124-132
Kyriacos I. Kouros, Christis Z. Chrysostomou

[Electronic publication date: 29/06/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-124] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010124]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Assessment of the Seismic Performance for a Low-Code RC Shear Walls Structure in Bucharest (Romania)
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 111-123
Florin Pavel, Radu Vacareanu

[Electronic publication date: 29/06/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-111] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010111]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Challenges and Barriers of Building Information Modeling Adoption in the Saudi Arabian Construction Industry
The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 98-110
Mohammed A. Al-Hammadi, Wei Tian

[Electronic publication date: 29/06/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-98] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010098]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Non-destructive Method of the Assessment of Stone Masonry by Artificial Neural Networks
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 84-97
Rachel Martini, Jorge Carvalho, António Arêde, Humberto Varum

[Electronic publication date: 23/05/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-84] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010084]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Ultimate Behaviour of Perforated Steel Plate Girders Subjected to Shear Loading
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 70-83
Alireza Bahrami, Mahdi Najarnasab

[Electronic publication date: 23/05/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-70] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010070]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Behavior of High-Strength Self-Consolidated Reinforced Concrete T-Deep Beams
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 51-69
Hayder H. H. Kamonna, Qasim M. Shakir, Haider A. Al-Tameemi

[Electronic publication date: 23/05/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-51] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010051]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Prediction of Shear Strength of Soil Using Direct Shear Test and Support Vector Machine Model
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 41-50
Hai-Bang Ly, Binh Thai Pham

[Electronic publication date: 23/05/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-41] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010041]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Factors Affecting Sustainability Performance during the Construction Stage in Building Projects-Consultants’ Perspective
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 17-26
Bassam A. Tayeh, Yazan I. Abu Aisheh, Ibrahim O. Abuzuhri

[Electronic publication date: 18/02/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-17] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010017]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Energy Performance of Dwellings in a Temperate Climate Area of Argentina. An Architectural Proposal
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 1-16
Halimi Sulaiman, Eugenia Sipowicz, Celina Filippín, Lautaro Oga

[Electronic publication date: 18/02/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-1] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010001]

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REVIEW ARTICLE
Intelligence Prediction of Some Selected Environmental Issues of Blasting: A Review
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 298-308
Bhatawdekar Ramesh Murlidhar, Danial Jahed Armaghani, Edy Tonnizam Mohamad

[Electronic publication date: 25/09/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-298] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010298]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Ground Movements Prediction in Shield-Driven Tunnels using Gene Expression Programming
The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 286-297
A. Ramesh, M. Hajihassani, A. Rashiddel

[Electronic publication date: 25/09/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-286] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010286]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Soil Unconfined Compressive Strength Prediction Using Random Forest (RF) Machine Learning Model
The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 278-285
Hai-Bang Ly, Binh Thai Pham

[Electronic publication date: 25/09/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-278] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010278]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Prediction of Shear Strength of Soil Using Direct Shear Test and Support Vector Machine Model
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 268-277
Hai-Bang Ly, Binh Thai Pham

[Electronic publication date: 25/09/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-268] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010268]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Meta-Heuristic Algorithms in Civil Engineering
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 266-267
Danial Jahed Armaghani, Binh Pham Thai

[Electronic publication date: 25/09/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-266] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010266]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
A Reliable PSO-based ANN Approach for Predicting Unconfined Compressive Strength of Sandstones
The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 237-249
Yasin Abdi, Ehsan Momeni, Reza Rashidi Khabir

[Electronic publication date: 24/08/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-237] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010237]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
ARMA Models to Measure the Scale of Fluctuation from CPT Data
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 230-236
Brigid Cami, Sina Javankhoshdel

[Electronic publication date: 24/08/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-230] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010230]

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REVIEW ARTICLE
An Overview of the Reliability Analysis Methods of Tunneling Equipment
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 218-229
Sina Ahmadi, Mohsen Hajihassani, S. Moosazadeh, H. Moomivand

[Electronic publication date: 24/08/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-218] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010218]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Risk-Based Decision Making Method for Selecting Slope Stabilization System in an Abandoned Open-Pit Mine
The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 198-217
Mahnoush Gharehdaghi, Hesam S. Tehrani, Ali Fakher

[Electronic publication date: 24/08/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-198] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010198]

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EDITORIAL
Risk Management and Reliability Analysis in Civil Engineering
The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal, 2020, 14: 196-197
Ehsan Momeni, Danial Jahed Armaghani

[Electronic publication date: 24/08/2020] [Collection year: 2020]
[Publisher Id: TOBCTJ-14-196] [DOI: 10.2174/1874836802014010196]

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