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PUBLICATIONS

24. Guner, S.  "Analysis Methodology and Design Verification for Strengthening Moment-Resisting Caisson Foundations," Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE (submitted in Aug. 2021)
23. Almeida Jr., S. A. and Guner, S. (2021) "Review of Artificial Neural Networks and a Feed-Forward Network to Account for Concrete Cracking in Anchorage Analysis," Artificial Intelligence in the Concrete Industry, American Concrete Institute (accepted)
22. Salgado, A. R. and Guner, S. (2021) “A Structural Resilience-Based Environmental Impact Assessment Framework for Natural Hazard Loads,” Journal of Building Engineering, 43, 102908: 1-13.
21.  Guner, S. and Chiluwal, S. (2021) "Cyclic Load Behavior of Helical Pile-to-Foundation Connections Subjected to Uplift Loads," Engineering Structures , 243, 112667: 1-10.
20. Franssen, R, Guner, S., Courard, L., and Mihaylov, B. (2021) “Numerical Modelling Approach for UHPFRC Members Including Crack Spacing Formulations,” Engineering Structures, 112179: 1-13. 
19.  Guner, S., Hrynyk, T. D., and Lulec, A. (2021) "Cracked Continuum Modeling of Reinforced Concrete Elements under Impact," High Strain Rate Mechanics and Impact Behavior of ConcreteHigh Strain Rate Mechanics and Impact Behavior of Concrete, American Concrete Institute, SP-347(5): 85-105. 
18. Salgado, A. R. and Guner, S. (2021) “Characterization of the Out-of-Plane Behavior of CLT Panel Connections,” Engineering Structures, 229, 111596: 1-10.
17.  Sharma, A. and Guner, S. (2020), “Numerical Modeling Methodology for Strength Evaluation of Deep Bridge Bent Caps, Advanced Analysis and Testing Methods for Concrete Bridge Evaluation and Design, American Concrete Institute, SP-342 (10): 162-177.
16. Sharma, A. and Guner, S. (2020) “System-Level Modeling Methodology for Capturing the Pile Cap, Helical Pile Group, and Soil Interaction under Uplift Loads Engineering Structures, 220, 110997: 1-14.
15.  Almeida Jr., S. A. and Guner, S. (2020) "A Hybrid Methodology using Finite Elements and Neural Networks for the Analysis of Adhesive Anchors exposed to Hurricanes and Adverse Environments," Engineering Structures, 212, 110505: 1-9.
14.  Salgado, R., Apul, D., and Guner, S. (2020) "Life Cycle Assessment of Seismic Retrofit Alternatives for Reinforced Concrete Frame Buildings," Journal of Building Engineering, 28, 101064, 12 pp.
13.  Salgado, R. and Guner, S. (2019) “A Numerical Analysis Methodology for the Strengthening of Deep Cap Beams,” Advances in Concrete Bridges: Design, Construction, Evaluation, and Rehabilitation, American Concrete Institute, SP-333 (1): 1-16.
12.  Baniya, P. and Guner, S. (2019) “A Specialized Strut-And-Tie Method for Predicting Shear Capacities of Bridge Pier Caps,” Engineering Structures, 198: 1-9.
11.  Liu, J., Guner, S., and Mihaylov, B. (2019) “Mixed-Type Modeling of Structures with Slender and Deep Beam Elements” ACI Structural Journal, 116(4): 253-264. 
10.  Akkaya, Y., Guner, S., and Vecchio, F. J. (2019) "Constitutive Model for the Inelastic Buckling Behavior of Reinforcing Bars,ACI Structural Journal, 116(3): 195-204. 
9.  Salgado, R. and Guner S. (2018) "A Comparative Study on Nonlinear Models for Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering," Engineering Structures, V.172: 382-391.
8.  Peng, C. and Guner, S. (2018) "Direct Displacement-Based Seismic Assessment of Concrete Frames Using Nonlinear Pushover Analysis," Computers and Concrete,  21(4): 355-365.
7.  Pan, Z., Guner, S., and Vecchio, F. J. (2017) "Modeling of Interior Beam-Column Joints for Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Frames," Engineering Structures, 142: 182-191. 
6.  Guner, S. and Carrière, J. (2016) "Analysis and Strengthening of Caisson Foundations for Uplift Loads," Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 43(5): 411-419. 
5.  Guner, S. (2016) “Simplified Modeling of Frame Elements subjected to Blast Loads,” American Concrete Institute Structural Journal, 113(2): 363-372.
4.  Guner, S. and Vecchio, F. J. (2012) “Simplified Method for Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Shear-Critical Frames,” American Concrete Institute Structural Journal, 109 (5): 727-737.
3.  Guner, S. and Vecchio, F. J. (2011) “Analysis of Shear-Critical Reinforced Concrete Plane Frame Elements under Cyclic Loading,” Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 137(8): 834-843. 
2.  Guner, S. and Vecchio, F. J. (2010) “Pushover Analysis of Shear-Critical Frames: Verification and Application,” American Concrete Institute Structural Journal, 107(1): 72-81. 
1.  Guner, S. and Vecchio, F. J. (2010) “Pushover Analysis of Shear-Critical Frames: Formulation,” American Concrete Institute Structural Journal, 107(1): 63-71. 
20. Salgado, A. R. and Guner, S. (2020) “Out-Of-Plane Constitutive Model to Capture the Tsunami Load Response of Cross Laminated Timber Buildings,Proceedings of the 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (17WCEE), Sendai, Japan., Paper 5d-0009, 12 pp.
19. Guner, S. and Chiluwal, S. (2020) “Improving Helical Pile-to-Foundation Connections” Deep Foundations, Magazine of the Deep Foundations Institute March/April, 103-107. 
18.  Chiluwal, S. and Guner, S. (2019) “Effects of Detailing on the Behavior of Helical Pile-to-Foundation Connections,”  ,” Geotechnical Engineering in the XXI Century: Lessons Learned and Future Challenges,  Proceedings of the XVI Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XVI PCSMGE), Mexico, 2961 pp. 1002-1009, ISBN 978-1-64368-030-9 (print), ISBN 978-1-64368-031-6 (Online).
17.  Chiluwal, S. and Guner, S. (2019) “Helical Pile-to-Pile Cap Connections Subjected to Uplift Forces: Improving Future Practice,” Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, Deep Foundation, Institute, Chicago, IL, 160-169.
16.  Almeida Jr., S. A. and Guner, S. (2019) “Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Non-Structural Components Anchorage under Extreme Wind Loads,” The Evolving Metropolis, Proceedings of the 20th Congress of IABSE, The International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering, New York City, NY, USA, Sept. 4-6, 1906-1911.
15.  Salgado, R., Sharma, A. and Guner, S. (2019) “A Two-Stage Strength Assessment Methodology for Deep Concrete Cap Beams,” The Evolving Metropolis, Proceedings of the 20th Congress of IABSE, The International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering, New York City, NY, USA, Sept. 4-6, 1721-1726.
14.  Baniya, P. and Guner, S. (2019), "Simplified Analysis of Bridge Pier Caps using the Strut-And-Tie Method," Proceedings of the Bridge Engineering Institute Conference, Y. J. Kim, I. Yoshitake, V. Vimonsatit, X. He, and Y. Ji (eds.), ISBN: 978-1-7340386-0-6, 689-692. 
13.  Salgado, R. and Guner, S. (2018), "Numerical Performance Assessment of Bridge Bents Retrofitted with Externally Bonded Fiber Reinforced Polymers," Proceedings of the 3rd R. N. Raikar Memorial International Conference & Gettu-Kodur International Symposium on Advances in Science & Technology of Concrete, India Chapter of American Concrete Institute, Mumbai, India, Excel India Publishers, e-ISBN: 978-93-88237-32-1, 437-446.
12.  Guner, S. (2018), “Numerical Modeling of a Caisson Foundation Retrofitted with Helical Piles,” Advances in Analysis and Design of Deep Foundations, 1st GeoMEast, Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Springer, pp. 184-199.
11.  Franssen, R, Guner, S., Courard, L. and Mihaylov, B. (2018), "A Study on the Numerical Modelling of UHPFRC-Strengthened Members," Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation, and Retrofitting (ICCRRR 2018)Web of Conferences, Matec, 199, 10 pp. 
10.  Franssen, R, Guner, S., Courard, L. and Mihaylov, B. (2018), "Response Simulation of UHPFRC Members," Proceedings of the 2018 fib Congress, 1006-1016. 
9.  Salgado, R. and Guner, S. (2018), "Seismic Response History Analysis for the Next Generation of Buildings," Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering in Europe, 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering in Thessaloniki, K. Pitilakis (ed.), Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-75741-4.
8.  Salgado, R. and Guner, S. (2018), "Towards an Effective Assessment of Cap Beams Retrofitted with Externally Bonded Fiber Reinforced Polymers," Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, 15 pp.
7.  Guner, S. (2017), "Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Frame Elements Subjected to Blast Explosions," Performance of Materials and Structures under Extreme Conditions, Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading, Procedia Engineering, ScienceDirect, 210, 269–277.
6.  Salgado, R. and Guner, S. (2017), "Modelling of Beam-Column Joints for Performance Assessment of Framed RC Structures under Progressive Collapse Loading," Engineering the Future, Proceedings of the 39th IABSE Symposium, ISBN: 978-3-85748-153-6.
5.  Liu, J., Guner, S. and Mihaylov, B. (2017), "Towards Mixed-Type Modelling of Structures with Slender and Deep Beam Elements," High Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet, D.A. Hordijk and M. Luković (eds.), Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium, held in Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 12-14, Springer International Publishing, ISBN-13: 978-3319594705, pp. 1243-1251. 
4.  Guner, S. (2016), "Response Analysis of Frame Elements under Blast Loads," Proceedings, Extended Abstracts, and Keynotes, Performance-Based Approaches for Concrete Structures, fib, edited by H. Beushausen, Cape Town, South Africa, 635 pp., paper 10 pp.
3.  Guner, S. (2015), "Numerical Modeling of the Shaking Table Tests of a Bridge Column," Response of Structures Under Extreme Loading, Kodur, V. K. R. and Banthia, N. (eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading (Protect2015), Lansing, MI, USA, June 28-30, pp. 471-479, ISBN: 978-1-60595-227-7.
2.  Guner, S. and Vecchio, F. J. (2011), "Nonlinear Analysis of Shear-Critical Reinforced Concrete Frames under Impact, Blast and Seismic Loads," Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, 2nd International Engineering Mechanics and Materials Specialty Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada, pp. 1149-1159.
1.  Vecchio, F. J. and Guner, S. (2009), "Performance Assessment of Shear-Critical Reinforced Concrete Frames," Proceedings of the 24th Biennial Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia, Sydney, Australia, 10 pp.
6.  Almeida Jr., S. A. and Guner (2019), "Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Non-Structural Components Anchorage under Extreme Wind Loads," 2019 IABSE Congress, New York City, NY, Sept. 4-6.
5.  Almeida Jr., S. A. and Guner (2018), "Numerical Simulation of Anchorage to Concrete under Extreme Wind Loads," American Concrete Institute Convention, Oct.14-18, Las Vegas, NV, USA.
4.  Sharma, A. and Guner, S. (2018), "Strength Prediction of Deep Cap Beams using the Finite Element Method," Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference, OTEC, Oct. 2-3, 2018.
3.  Baniya, P. and Guner, S. (2017), "Determination of Hidden Shear Capacities of Overloaded Pier Caps to Reduce Rehabilitation Costs," Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference, OTEC, Oct. 10-11, 2017.
2.  Salgado, R., Guner, S., and Parvin, A. (2016), “Retrofit of Reinforced Concrete Columns with Partial or No Internal Steel Reinforcement using Near Surface Mounted Fiber Reinforced polymers,” American Concrete Institute Convention, Oct.23-27, Philadelphia, PA, USA (received the best poster award).
1.  Jesswein, M. and Guner, S. (2016), “Towards Modeling of Progressive Collapse in Frame Structures,” American Concrete Institute Convention, April 16-20, Milwaukee, WI, USA.
10. Franssen, R. (2020) “Rehabilitation and Strengthening of Bridge Piers with Ultra-High Performance Fibre-Reinforced Concrete Materials,” PhD Dissertation, Department of ArGEnCo, University of Liège, ​Liège, ​​Belgium, 125 pp. 
9. Salgado, A. R. (2020) “Performance-Based Engineering for Resilient and Sustainable Structures of the Future,” PhD Dissertation, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 244 pp. 
8. Sharma, A. (2020), "Numerical Modeling Methodology for the Strength Assessment of Deep Reinforced Concrete Members," MS Thesis, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 91 pp.
7.  Chiluwal, S. (2019), "Numerical Modeling of Helical Pile-to-Foundation Connections Subjected to Monotonic and Cyclic Loads," MS Thesis, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 170 pp.
6.  Almeida Jr, S. A. (2019), "Modeling of Concrete Anchors Supporting Non-Structural Components Subjected to Strong Wind and Adverse Environmental Conditions," MS Thesis, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 105 pp.
5.  Haroon, A. (2019), "Evaluation of Remaining Fatigue Life of a Non-Cantilever Highway Truss with Tubular Joints," MS Thesis, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 71 pp.
4.  Baniya, P. (2018), “Evaluation of Reserve Shear Capacity of Bridge Pier Caps Using the Deep Beam Theory,” MS Thesis, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 176 pp.
3.  Bahre, A. (2017), “Numerical Modeling of Reinforced Concrete Moderate Aspect-Ratio Walls,” MS Project, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 41 pp.
2.  Pan, Z. (2016), “Modeling of Interior Beam-Column Joints for Nonlinear Analysis of RC Frames,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, 165 pp.
1.  Guner, S. (2008), “Performance Assessment of Shear-Critical Reinforced Concrete Plane Frames,” Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, 429 pp.
3.  Liu, J., Guner, S., and Mihaylov, B. (2021) “A New Deep-Beam Element for Mixed-Type Modeling of Concrete Structures,” Project report, Collaborative study between the University of Toledo, USA, and University of Liège, Belgium, 31 pp.
2.  Chiluwal, S. and Guner, S. (2019) "Development of Design Recommendations for Helical Pile Anchorages Subjected to Cyclic Load Reversals," Final Project Report, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Toledo, OH, USA, prepared for the Helical Piles and Tiebacks Committee of the Deep Foundation Institute, Hawthorne NJ, USA, 170 pp.
1.  Baniya, P., Sharma, A. and Guner, S. (2019), “Evaluation of Reserve Shear Capacity of Bridge Pier Caps Using the Deep Beam Theory,” Final Project Report, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, prepared for the Ohio Department of Transportation, Columbus, OH, USA, 120 pp.
3.  Blosser, K., Guner, S., and F. J. Vecchio (2016), “User’s Manual of FormWorks Plus for VecTor5,” Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 29 pp.
2.  Loya, A.S., Lourenço, D.D.S, Guner, S., Vecchio, F.J. (2015), "User's Manual of Janus for VecTor5", Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 28 pp.
1.  Guner, S. and Vecchio, F. J. (2008), “User’s Manual of VecTor5,” Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 88 pp.
8. Liu, J., Guner, S., and Mihaylov, B. (2021) “User Bulletin 8: Deep Beam Modeling with VecTor5,” Documentation, 6 pp.
7. Coffman, A. and Guner, S. (2020), "User Bulletin 7: Theoretical Basis of ANN-Customize: Customizable Artificial Neural Network Spreadsheet for General Use” Documentation, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 14 pp.
6.  Coffman, A. and Guner, S. (2019), "User Bulletin 6: Frame Modeling With VecTor5 using Pre-Processing Facilities,” Documentation, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 15 pp. Download
5.  Chu, P. and Guner, S. (2016), "User Bulletin 5: Determination of Material Properties," DocumentationDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 11 pp.
4.  Blosser, K. and Guner, S. (2016), “User Bulletin 4: Beam Modeling with VecTor5 using Pre- and Post-Processing Facilities," Documentation, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 14 pp.
3.  Salgado, R. and Guner, S. (2014), "User Bulletin 3: Determination of Unsupported Length Ratio L/Db," DocumentationDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA, 11 pp.
2.  Viana, H. F. and Guner, S. (2014), "User Bulletin 2: Frame Modeling with VecTor5," Documentation, Department of Civil Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 16 pp.
1.  Viana, H. F. and Guner, S. (2014), "User Bulletin 1: Beam Modeling with VecTor5," DocumentationDepartment of Civil Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada,20 pp.
6.  Coffman, A. and Guner, S. (2020), "ANN-Customize: Customizable Artificial Neural Network Spreadsheet for General Use” Macro-Enabled Excel Spreadsheet" Excel Spreadsheet, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA.
5.  Almeida Jr, S. A., and Guner, S. (2019), "ECM: Equivalent Cone Method," Excel Spreadsheet, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA.
4.  Almeida Jr, S. A., and Guner, S. (2019), "ANN-Anchors: Artificial Neural Network for Adhesive Anchors in Cracked Concrete," Excel Spreadsheet, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA.
3.  Gandage, S., Salgado, R., and Guner, S. (2019), "FFG: Fragility Function Generator," Macro-Enabled Excel Spreadsheet, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA.
2.  Salgado, R. and Guner, S. (2014), “ASM: Automatic Sectional Modeler for VecTor5,” Macro-Enabled Excel Spreadsheet, Department of Civil Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1.  Guner, S. (2008), “Global Modeller for VecTor5,” Excel Spreadsheet, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Last Updated: 9/1/21