Publications

Journal Papers

[ J41 ] Zahedi, A.*, Sanchez, L., Noël, M. (2022). Appraisal of visual inspection techniques to understand and describe ASR-induced development under distinct confinement conditions. Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 323, 126549.

[ J40 ] Zahedi, A.*, Trottier, C., Sanchez, L., Noël, M. (2022) Condition assessment of alkali-silica reaction affected concrete under various confinement conditions incorporating fine and coarse reactive aggregates. Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 153, 106694.

[ J39 ] Thériault, F.*, Noël, M., Sanchez, L. (2022). Simplified approach for quantitative inspections of concrete structures using digital image correlation. Engineering Structures, Vol. 252, 113725.

[ J38 ] Zahedi, A.*, Trottier, C., Sanchez, L., Noël, M. (2022). Evaluation of the induced mechanical deterioration of alkali-silica reaction affected concrete under distinct confinement conditions through the Stiffness Damage Test. Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol. 126, 104343.

[ J37 ] De Grazia, M., Sanchez, L., De Souza, D., Ismail, L.*, Noël, M., Decarufel, S. (Accepted). Evaluation of electrical resistivity and maturity for estimating the early-age properties of pre-packaged concrete. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering.

[ J36 ] Lacroix, F.*, Noël, M., Moradi, F., Layssi, H., Tingson, T.* (2021). Non-destructive condition assessment of concrete slabs with artificial defects using wireless Impact Echo. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol. 35, No. 6: 04021072.

[ J35 ] Noël, M., Fam, A. (2021). Empirical design equation for compression strength of lightweight FRP sandwich panel walls. Journal of Architectural Engineering. Vol. 27, No. 3, 04021029.

[ J34 ] Zahedi, A.*, Trottier, C., Sanchez, L., Noël, M. (2021). Microscopic assessment of ASR-affected concrete under confinement conditions. Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 145, 106456.

[ J33 ] Jawdhari, A., Fam, A., Noël, M. (2021). Design equation for concrete-filled FRP tubes in flexure including damage effects. Engineering Structures, Vol. 239, 112267.

[ J32 ] Gorga, R.V.*, Sanchez, L., Martin-Perez, B., Noël, M. (2021). Engineering-based finite element approach to appraise reinforced concrete structures affected by alkali-aggregate reaction (AAR). Magazine of Concrete Research. In press.

[ J31 ] Leclair, I.*, Noël, M. (2020). Mechanical properties of bamboo after exposure to low temperatures. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. Available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjce-2020-0167.

[ J30 ] Parvizi, M.*, Noël, M., Vasquez, J., Rios, A., Gonzalez, M. (2020). Assessing the bond strength of glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) bars in Portland cement concrete fabricated with seawater through pullout tests. Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 263, 120952.

[ J29 ] Roshan, A.*, Martin-Perez, B., Noël, M. (2020). Analytical and numerical approaches to model cover-cracking of RC structures due to corrosion. Magazine of Concrete Research. Available online: https://doi.org/10.1680/jmacr.20.00184.

[ J28 ] Noël, M., Parvizi, M.* (2020). Bond stress distribution of GFRP-reinforced concrete beams containing seawater. Journal of Composites for Construction, Vol. 24, No. 4, 04020035.

[ J27 ] Ahimoghadam, F.*, Sanchez, L., de Souza, D., Andrade, G., Noël, M., Demers, A. (2020). Influence of the recycled concrete aggregate features on the behaviour of eco-efficient mixtures. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 32, No. 9, 04020252.

[ J26 ] Roshan, A.*, Noël, M., Martin-Perez, B. (2020). Validation of thick-walled cylinder analogy for modelling corrosion-induced concrete cover cracking. Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 238, 117724.

[ J25 ] Noël, M. (2019). Probabilistic fatigue life modelling of FRP composites for construction. Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 206, pp 279-286. (Invited paper)

[ J24 ] Hajiloo, H., Green, M., Noël, M., Benichou, N., Sultan, M. (2019). GFRP Reinforced Concrete Slabs: Fire Resistance and Design Efficiency. Journal of Composites for Construction, Vol. 23, No. 2, 04019009-1-13.

[ J23 ] Azam, R., Soudki, K., West, J.S., and Noël, M. (2019). CFRP grid embedded in mortar for strengthening of shear-critical RC beams. Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 71, No. 14, 761-772. [PDF]

[ J22 ] Azam, R., Soudki, K., West, J.S., and Noël, M. (2018). Shear strengthening of RC deep beams with cement-based composites. Engineering Structures, Vol. 172, 929-937. [PDF]

[ J21 ] Hayles, M.*, Sanchez, L., and Noël, M. (2018). Eco-efficient low cement recycled concrete aggregate mixtures for structural applications. Construction & Building Materials, Vol. 169, 724-732. [PDF]

[ J20 ] Noël, M., Sanchez, L., Tawil, D.* (2018). Structural Implications of Internal Swelling Reactions in Concrete: Review & Research Needs. Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 70, No. 20, 1052-1063. [PDF]

[ J19 ] Azam, R., Soudki, K., West, J.S., and Noël, M. (2018). Behaviour of shear-critical RC beams strengthened with CFRCM. Journal of Composites for Construction, Vol. 22, No. 1, 04017046-1-12. [PDF]

[ J18 ] Hajiloo, H., Green, M.F., Noël, M., Bénichou, N., and Sultan, M. (2017). Fire Tests on Full-Scale FRP Reinforced Concrete Slabs. Composite Structures, Vol. 179, pp 705-719. [PDF]

[ J17 ] Azam, R., Soudki, K., West, J.S., and Noël, M. (2017). Strengthening of shear-critical RC beams: Alternatives to externally bonded CFRP sheets. Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 151, pp. 494-503. [PDF]

[ J16 ] Woltman, G., Noël, M., and Fam, A. (2017). Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Thermal Properties of Insulated Concrete Sandwich Panels with Fiberglass Shear Connectors. Energy and Buildings, Vol. 145, pp. 22-31. [PDF]

[ J15 ] Pei, X., Noёl, M., Green, M., Fam, A., and Shier, G. (2017). Cementitious Coatings for Improved Corrosion Resistance of Steel Reinforcement. Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 315, pp. 188-195. [PDF]

[ J14 ] Mirzazadeh, M., Noël, M., and Green, M. (2017). Fatigue Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Beams with Temperature Differentials at Room and Low Temperature. Journal of Structural Engineering, 04017056-1-13. [PDF]

[ J13 ] Mirzazadeh, M., Noël, M., and Green, M. (2016). Effects of Low Temperature on the Static Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Beams with Temperature Differentials. Construction and Building Materials. Vol. 112, pp. 191-201. [PDF]

[ J12 ] Noël, M., and Fam, A. (2016). Design Equations for Concrete Bridge Decks with FRP Stay-in-Place Structural Formwork. Journal of Composites for Construction. Vol. 20, No. 5. 10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000681, 04016024. [PDF]

[ J11 ] Noёl, M., Wahab, N. and Soudki, K. (2016). Experimental Investigation of Connection Details for Precast Deck Panels on Concrete Girders in Composite Deck Construction. Engineering Structures. Vol. 106, pp. 15-24. [PDF]

[ J10 ] Pei, X., Noёl, M., Fam, A., and Green, M. (2015). Development Length of Steel Reinforcement with Corrosion Protection Cementitious Coatings. Cement and Concrete Composites. Vol. 60, pp. 34-43. [PDF]

[ J9 ] Noёl, M. and Soudki, K. (2015). Fatigue Behavior of Full-Scale Slab Bridge Strips with FRP Reinforcement. Journal of Composites for Construction.  Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 04014047-1-9. [PDF]

[ J8 ] Noёl, M. and Soudki, K. (2014). Shear Behavior of Post-Tensioned FRP-Reinforced Concrete Slabs under Static and Fatigue Loading. Construction and Building Materials. Vol. 69, pp. 186-195. [PDF]

[ J7 ] Baggio, D., Soudki, K. and Noёl, M. (2014). Strengthening of Shear Critical RC Beams with Various FRP Systems. Construction and Building Materials. Vol. 66, pp. 634-644. [PDF]

[ J6 ] Noёl, M. and Soudki, K. (2014). Fatigue Behavior of GFRP Reinforcing Bars in Air and in Concrete. Journal of Composites for Construction.  Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 04014006-1-8. [PDF]

[ J5 ] Noёl, M. and Soudki, K. (2014). Estimation of Crack Width and Deformation of FRP-Reinforced Concrete Flexural Members With and Without Transverse Shear Reinforcement. Engineering Structures. Vol. 59, pp. 393-398. [PDF]

[ J4 ] Noёl, M. and Soudki, K. (2013). Effect of Prestressing on the Performance of GFRP-Reinforced Concrete Slab Bridge Strips. Journal of Composites for Construction. Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 188-196. [PDF]

[ J3 ] Noël, M. and Soudki, K. (2012). Evaluation of FRP Post-Tensioned Slab Bridges Using the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code.  Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering.  Vol. 39, pp. 249-258. [PDF]

[ J2 ] Noël, M. and Soudki, K. (2011). Evaluation of FRP Post-Tensioned Slab Bridge Strips Using AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications.  Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 839-846. [PDF]

[ J1 ] Noël, M., Soudki, K. and El-Sayed, A. (2011). Flexural Behavior of FRP-RC Slabs Post-Tensioned with CFRP Tendons.  ACI SP-275, Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Reinforced Concrete Structures, pp. 59-1-59-20. [PDF]

Conference Papers

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[ C48 ] Alavi, S.A.*, Hasak, A.*, Noël, M., Moradi, F., Layssi, H. (2022). Non-destructive evaluation of concrete compressive strength using artificial neural network and neuro-fuzzy modelling approaches. The International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing in Civil Engineering, August 16-18, Zurich, Switzerland.

[ C47 ] Noël, M., Lacroix, F.*, Moradi, F., Layssi, H. (2022). Validation of wireless impact echo prototype for condition assessment of concrete structures. The International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing in Civil Engineering, August 16-18, Zurich, Switzerland.

[ C46 ] Gong, Y.*, Noël, M. (2022). Parametric study of CFFT systems for small-scale wind turbine towers. The 8th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, September 5-7, Cape Town, South Africa.

[ C45 ] Kristufek, L.*, Zahedi, A.*, Tawil, D.*, Sanchez, L.F.M., Martin-Perez, B., Noël, M. (2022). Preliminary evaluation of a pier cap from an ASR affected bridge in Montreal, Canada. 6th International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting, October 3-5, Cape Town, South Africa.

[ C44 ] Tawil, D.*, Kristufek, L.*, Martin-Perez, B., Sanchez, L.F.M., Noël, M. (2022). Condition assessment of two prestressed concrete slabs after nearly 60 years in service. 6th International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting, October 3-5, Cape Town, South Africa.

[ C43 ] Gorga, R.V.*, Martin-Perez, B., Sanchez, L.F.M., Noël, M. (2022). FE approach to assess the combined effect of ASR and steel corrosion on bridge structures. 11th International Conference on Bridge Management, Safety and Management, July 11-15, Barcelona, Spain.

[ C42 ] Fowai, I.*, Noël, M., Martin-Perez, B., Sanchez, L. (2022). Evaluation of interfacial debonding of fibre-reinforced polymer using variable angle peel test. 11th International Conference on Bridge Management, Safety and Management, July 11-15, Barcelona, Spain.

[ C41 ] Alavi, S.A.*, Noël, M. (2022). Challenges for the development of artificial intelligence models to predict the compressive strength of concrete using non-destructive tests: a review. Canadian Society for Civil Engineers Annual Conference, May 25-28, Whistler, British Columbia.

[ C40 ] Zawam, M., Noël, M. (2021). Unloading behaviour of GFRP prestressed concrete beams. 10th International Conference on FRP composites in Civil Engineering, Dec. 8-11, Istanbul, Turkey.

[ C39 ] Watfa, A.*, Green, M., Fam, A., Noël, M. (2021). Segmental hollow concrete filled FRP tubes (CFFT) for wind turbine towers. 10th International Conference on FRP composites in Civil Engineering, Dec. 8-11, Istanbul, Turkey.

[ C38 ] Parvizi, M.*, Noël, M. (2021). Development length of GFRP reinforcing bars in concrete containing seawater. 10th International Conference on FRP composites in Civil Engineering, Dec. 8-11, Istanbul, Turkey.

[ C37 ] Zahedi A.*, L.F.M. Sanchez, Noël. (2021). Effect of confinement on AAR-induced expansion and damage, 16th ICAAR – International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete, June 1-3, Lisbon, Portugal.

[ C36 ] Theriault, F.*, Noël, M., Sanchez, L. (2021). Effect of alkali-silica reaction on aggregate interlock shear transfer in reinforced concrete structures. 16th International Conference on Alkali Aggregate Reaction in Concrete, June 1-3, Lisbon, Portugal.

[ C35 ] Asghari, H.*, Noël, M., Hajiloo, H. (2021). Mechanical properties of FRCM at high temperatures. Canadian Society for Civil Engineers Annual Conference, May 26-29, Virtual Conference.

[ C34 ] Al-Faesly, Z.*, Noël, M. (2021). Feasibility of reuse in the concrete industry. Canadian Society for Civil Engineers Annual Conference, May 26-29, Virtual Conference.

[ C33 ] Leclair, I.*, Noël, M. (2020) Mechanical properties of bamboo after exposure to freeze-thaw cycles. 8th International Materials Specialty Conference, CSCE Annual Conference, May 27-30, Saskatoon, Canada.

[ C32 ] Parvizi, M.*, Noël, M., González, M. (2019) Bond strength of GFRP reinforcing bars in concrete containing seawater. 14th International Symposium on Fiber-Reinforced Polymer for Reinforced Concrete Structures, June 4-7, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

[ C31 ] Noël, M. (2018) Composites in Construction: A Canadian Experience (Abstract & Keynote lecture). 4th Brazilian Conference on Composite Materials, July 22-25, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

[ C30 ] Noël, M. (2018) Probabilistic fatigue life modelling of FRP composites. 4th Brazilian Conference on Composite Materials, July 22-25, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

[ C29 ] Noël, M., and Fam, A. (2018) Empirical design equation to predict the axial load capacity of sandwich panels with flax FRP skins. 9th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering, July 17-19 , Paris, France.

[ C28 ] Pacheco, D.D.E., Cardoso, D.C.T., Noël, M. (2018) Contribution of shear transfer mechanisms and strength of GFRP reinforced concrete beams. 9th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering, July 17-19, Paris, France.

[ C27 ] Gorga, R.V., Sanchez, L.F.M., Martin-Pérez, B., Noël, M. (2018) Development & validation of an engineering-based FEM approach to appraise bridges affected by alkali-silica reaction (ASR). 9th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, July 9-13, Melbourne, Australia.

[ C26 ] Sanchez, L.F.M., Noël, M., Santos, V.A.A. (2018) Techniques to rehabilitate bridge columns affected by alkali-silica reaction (ASR). 9th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, July 9-13, Melbourne, Australia.

[ C25 ] Terra, M.A., Pereira Junior, R.A., Sanchez, L.F.M., Noël, M. (2018) The use of machine learning techniques to assess damage in concrete infrastructure. 9th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, July 9-13, Melbourne, Australia.

[ C24 ] Hayles, M.*, Sanchez, L., Noël, M. (2017). Eco-Friendly Recycled Concrete Aggregate Mix for Structural Applications. 10th ACI/RILEM International Conference on Cementitious Materials and Alternative Binders for Sustainable Concrete, October 2-4, Montreal, Canada.

[ C23 ] Yousuf, S., Shammeh, S., Asirvatham, D., Dadsetan, S., Sanchez, L., Noël, M., Grazia, M., Ziapourrazlighi, R. (2017). The use of low cement structural concrete as a sustainable alternative for civil industry. 10th ACI/RILEM International Conference on Cementitious Materials and Alternative Binders for Sustainable Concrete, October 2-4, Montreal, Canada.

[ C22 ] Roshan, A.*, Martin-Perez, B., and Noël, M. (2017). Different Approaches to Model Cover Cracking of RC Structures due to Corrosion. 6th International Conference on Engineering Mechanics and Materials, CSCE Conference, May 31 – June 3, Vancouver, BC.

[ C21 ] Mirzazadeh, M., Noël, M., and Green, M. (2017). Performance and Accuracy of Fibre Optic Sensors and Digital Image Correlation in Measuring Strains and Crack Widths of Concrete Structures. American Society for Civil Engineers Structures Congress, April 6-8, Denver, CO.

[ C20 ] Mirzazadeh, M., Noël, M., and Green, M. (2017). Fatigue Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Beams with Temperature Differentials at Room and Low Temperature. American Society for Civil Engineers Structures Congress, April 6-8, Denver, CO.

[ C19 ] Mirzazadeh, M., Noël, M., and Green, M. (2017). Non-Linear Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Beams with Temperature Differentials. Architectural Engineering Institute Conference, American Society for Civil Engineers, April 11-13, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

[ C18 ] Noël, M. and Fam, A. (2016). Predicting the Punching Shear Strength of Concrete Bridge Decks with Stay-in-Place FRP Formwork. 7th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures, August 24-26 2016, Vancouver, BC.

[ C17 ] Noël, M., Sanchez, L., and Fathifazl, G. (2016). Recent Advances in Sustainable Concrete for Structural Applications. 4th International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies, August 7-11 2016, Las Vegas, USA.

[ C16 ] Noël, M., Sanchez, L., Martin, R-P., Fournier, B., and Bastien, J. (2016). Structural Implications of Internal Swelling Reactions in Concrete. 15th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction, July 3-7, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

[ C15 ] Sanchez, L., Fournier, B., Jolin, M., Bastien, J., Mitchell, D., and Noël, M. (2016). Thorough Characterization of Concrete Damage Caused By AAR Through The Use of a Multi-Level Approach. 15th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction, July 3-7, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

[ C14 ] Sanchez, L., Fournier, B., Jolin, M., Bastien, J., Mitchell, D., and Noël, M. (2016). The Use of the Damage Rating Index (DRI) For the Condition Assessment of Aging Distressed Concrete. 15th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction, July 3-7, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

[ C13 ] Sanchez, L., Fournier, B., Drimalas, T., Bastien, J., Mitchell, D., and Noël, M. (2016). Comprehensive Microscopic Assessment of Concrete Distress Through the Damage Rating Index. 15th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction, July 3-7, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

[ C12 ] Sanchez, L., Fournier, B., Bastien, J., Mitchell, D., and Noël, M. (2016). Thorough Evaluation of Bridge Columns Affected by Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR). 15th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction, July 3-7, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

[ C11 ] Sanchez, L., Fournier, B., Bastien, J., Mitchell, D., and Noël, M. (2016). Overall Assessment of an ASR Affected Overpass “Robert-Bourassa/Charest” After Nearly 50 Years in Service. 8th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, June 26-30, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil.

[ C10 ] Mirzazadeh, M., Noël, M., and Green, M. (2016). The Effect of Low Temperature on the Shear-Fatigue Performance of Reinforced Concrete Beams. Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Structures Specialty Conference, June 1-4, London, Canada.

[ C9 ] Sanchez, L., Noël, M., Fathifazl, G., and Damineli, B. (2016). Recent Advances on the Use of Sustainable Structural Concrete: A Materials Perspective. 11th International Concrete Sustainability Conference, May 15-18, Washington DC, USA.

[ C8 ] Noël, M., Pei, X., Fam, A. and Green, M. (2015). Bond of Steel Reinforcing Bars with Cementitious Waterproofing Coatings. 5th International Conference on Construction Materials, August 19-21, Whistler, BC.

[ C7 ] Noël, M., Pei, X., Green, M. and Fam, A. (2015). Cementitious Capillary Crystalline Coatings for Corrosion Mitigation of Concrete Structures. 5th International Conference on Construction Materials, August 19-21, Whistler, BC.

[ C6 ] Hajiloo, H., Gales, J., Noël, M. and Green, M. (2015). Material Characteristics of Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer (GFRP) Bars at High Temperature. 5th International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading, June 28-30, East Lansing, Michigan.

[ C5 ] Noël, M. and Soudki, K. (2012). Effect of Post-Tensioned CFRP Tendons on the Flexural Performance of GFRP-Reinforced Slab Bridges.  6th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, June 13-15, Rome, Italy.

[ C4 ] Noël, M. and Soudki, K. (2012). Fatigue of GFRP Reinforcing Bars in Concrete Beams.  6th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures, May 22-25, Kingston, Ontario.

[ C3 ] Soudki, K.A. and Noël, M. (2010). CFRP Post-tensioned Self-compacting Concrete Slab. The International Conference on Future Concrete, November 1-3, Qatar.

[ C2 ] Noël, M. and Soudki, K. (2010). Effect of Harping on the Tensile Capacity of Carbon Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Tendons.  2nd International Structures Specialty Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, June 9-12, Winnipeg, Manitoba, ST-43: 1-10.

[ C1 ] Vogel, H., Davoudi, S., Noël, M., and Svecova, D. (2008). Evaluation of Properties of High Strength Concrete for Prestressed Concrete Prisms.  2nd International Symposium on Ultra High Performance Concrete, Kassel, Germany. 287-294.