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The research publications I have been involved in are below. Where it is permissible I will be making the paper available or giving links through to the appropriate sites.

Journals - Published

  1. Caprani C.C. and Ahmadi, E. (2016), ‘Formulation of Human-Structure Interaction System Models For Vertical Vibration’, Journal of Sound & Vibration, 377, pp. 346–367. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2016.05.015
  2. Ruan, X, Zhou, J., Shi, X, Caprani, C.C. (2016), ‘A Site-specific Traffic Load Model for Long Span Multi-pylon Cable-stayed Bridges’, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2016.1164724.
  3. Ruan, X., Zhou, J., and Caprani, C.C. (2016), ‘Safety Assessment of the Antisliding between the Main Cable and Middle Saddle of a Three-Pylon Suspension Bridge Considering Traffic Load Modeling.’ ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000927, 04016069.
  4. Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J, Lipari, A. (2016), ‘Long-span bridge traffic loading based on multi-lane traffic micro-simulation’, Engineering Structures, 115, pp. 207–219. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.01.045
  5. E.J., Leahy, C., Enright, B., Caprani, C.C. (2015), ‘Validation of scenario modelling for bridge loading’, Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering, 11(3), pp. 233-241. http://dx.doi.org/10.3846/bjrbe.2016.27
  6. E.J., Lipari, A., Caprani, C.C. (2015), ‘Micro-simulation of single-lane traffic to identify critical loading conditions for long-span bridges’, Engineering Structures, 94, pp.137-148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2015.02.019
  7. OBrien, E.J., Schmidt, F., Hajializadeh, D., Zhou, X.-Y., Enright, B., Caprani, C.C., Wilson, S., Sheils, E. (2015) ‘A Review of Probabilistic Methods of Assessment of Load Effects in Bridges’, Structural Safety, 53, pp. 44-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.strusafe.2015.01.002
  8. Treacy, M.A., Bruehwiler, E., Caprani, C.C. (2014), ‘Monitoring of traffic action local effects in highway bridge deck slabs and the influence of measurement duration on extreme value estimates’, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 10(12), pp. 1555-1572. 1080/15732479.2013.835327
  9. Ghosh, J., Caprani, C.C., Padgett, J.E. (2014), ‘Influence of Traffic Loading on the Seismic Reliability Assessment of Highway Bridge Structures’, ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 19(3), 04013009. 1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000535
  10. Caprani, C.C. (2014), 'Application of the pseudo-excitation method to assessment of walking variability on footbridge vibration', Computers & Structures,132, February, pp. 43-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2013.11.001
  11. Enright, B., Carey, C., Caprani, C.C. (2013), 'Microsimulation Evaluation of Eurocode Load Model for American Long-Span Bridges', ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 18(12), pp. 1252-1260. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000546
  12. Caprani, C.C. (2013), 'A modal precise integration method for the calculation of footbridge vibration response', Computers & Structures, 128, November, 116–127. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2013.06.006
  13. Caprani, C.C. (2012), 'Lifetime highway bridge traffic load effect from a combination of traffic states allowing for dynamic amplification', ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 18(9), 901–909. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000427
  14. Caprani, C.C. (2012), 'Calibration of a congestion load model for highway bridges using traffic microsimulation', Structural Engineering International, 22(3), pp. 342-348, http://dx.doi.org/10.2749/101686612X13363869853455, preview.
  15. Caprani, C.C., Keogh, J., Archbold, P. and Fanning, P. (2012), ‘Enhancement factors for the vertical response of footbridges subjected to stochastic crowd loading', Computers & Structures, 102–103, July, pp. 87–96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2012.03.006.
  16. Caprani, C.C., González, A., Rattigan, P.H. and OBrien, E.J. (2012), ‘Assessment dynamic ratio for traffic loading on bridges', Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 8(3), pp. 295-304. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15732471003667645.
  17. Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J. (2010), ‘The Use of Predictive Likelihood to Estimate the Distribution of Extreme Bridge Traffic Load Effect', Structural Safety, Vol. 32(2), March, pp. 138-144. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.strusafe.2009.09.001.
  18. González, A., Rattigan, P.H., OBrien, E.J. and Caprani, C.C. (2008), ‘Determination of bridge lifetime dynamic amplification factor using finite element analysis of critical loading scenarios', Engineering Structures, 30(9), September, pp. 2330-2337. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2008.01.017.
  19. Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J. and McLachlan, G.J. (2008), ‘Characteristic traffic load effects from a mixture of loading events on short to medium span bridges', Structural Safety, Vol. 30(5), September, pp. 394-404. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.strusafe.2006.11.006
  20. OBrien, E.J., Caprani, C.C. and O'Connell, G. (2006), ‘Bridge assessment loading: a comparison of west and central/east Europe', Journal of Bridge Structures, Vol. 2, No. 1, March, pp. 25-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15732480600578451.
  21. OBrien, E.J. and Caprani, C.C. (2005), ‘Headway modelling for traffic load assessment of short- to medium-span bridges', The Structural Engineer, Vol 83, No. 16, August, pp. 33-36. http://www.istructe.org/thestructuralengineer/HC/Abstract.asp?PID=5494

Journals - Submitted

  1. Xie, L., Bai, Y., Qi, Y.J., Caprani, C., and Wang, H. (2016), ‘Compressive performance of PFRP SHS columns: effects of width-thickness ratio’, submitted to Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Structures and Buildings.
  2. Jiang, L, Kang, X., Caprani, C., Bai, Y. (2016), ‘Experimental shake table study on the seismic performance of a high speed railway bridge with and without ballastless track’, submitted to: Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics.
  3. Ruan, X, Shi, X, Zhou, J., Caprani, C.C. (2016), ‘Novel modelling of traffic loading on bridges based on nonlinear characteristics of influence lines’, submitted to Engineering Structures
  4. Kang, X., Jiang, L, Bai, Y., Caprani, C. (2016), ‘Damage evaluation of a High Speed Railway Bridge under different earthquake intensities’, submitted to Engineering Structures.
  5. Ahmadi, E., Caprani, C.C., Heidarpour, A. (2016), ‘An equivalent moving force model for consideration of human-structure interaction in single pedestrian scenarios’, submitted to Applied Mathematical Modelling.
  6. Satasivam, S., Bai, Y., Caprani, C.C. (2016), ‘Composite action within steel-FRP composite beam systems with novel blind bolt shear connections’, submitted to Engineering Structures.
  7. Lipari, A., Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J. (2016), ‘A methodology for calculating congested traffic characteristic loading on long-span bridges using site-specific data’ submitted to Computers & Structures.
  8. Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J, Lipari, A. (2016), ‘Heavy-vehicle gap control for bridge traffic loading mitigation’ submitted to IEEE Intelligent Transport Systems.

Major International Conferences

  1. Ngan, J.W., Caprani, C.C., Ahmadi, E., Bai, Y. (2016), ‘Dynamic performance assessment of a novel pultruded fibre-reinforced polymer footbridge’, 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24), 6-9 December, Perth, Australia.
  2. Zhang, S., Caprani, C.C., Satasivam, S., Bai, Y. (2016), ‘Static performance assessment of a novel pultruded fibre-reinforced polymer footbridge’, 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24), 6-9 December, Perth, Australia.
  3. Xie, L., Qi, Y.J., Bai, Y., Caprani, C., and Wang, H. (2016), ‘Theoretic failure modes map for GFRP SHS columns under compression with experimental validation’, The 8th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2016): Hong Kong.
  4. Xie, L., Qi, Y.J., Fang, Y.F., Bai, Y., Caprani, C., and Wang, H. (2016), ‘Experimental and numerical investigations on pultruded GFRP SHS columns under axial compression’, Advanced Composites Innovation Conference 2016: Melbourne Australia.
  5. Satasivam, S., Caprani, C.C., Bai, Y. (2016), ‘Static performance of an all-composite modular composite beam under positive and negative bending scenarios’, 8th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2016), 14-16 December, Hong Kong, China.
  6. Bai, Y., Satasivam, S., Yang, X., Caprani, C.C., (2016), ‘Pultruded FRP composites for modular structural assembly: Applications to space frame structures and built-up composite beam systems’, Sixth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2016), 5 - 7 September, Cape Town, South Africa.
  7. Satasivam, S., Bai, Y., Caprani, C.C., (2016), ‘Composite action within steel-FRP composite beam systems with novel blind bolt shear connections’, 10th International Conference on Structural Integrity and Failure (SIF-2016), 12–15 July, Adelaide, Australia.
  8. Caprani, C.C., Qu, J., Zivanovic, S., Evans, N., Ahmadi, E. (2015), ‘Quantification of human-structure interaction’, 6th Int. Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures (EVACES), 19-21 October, Zurich, Switzerland.
  9. Ahmadi, E. and Caprani, C.C. (2015), ‘Damping and frequency of human-structure interaction system’, 6th Int. Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures (EVACES), 19-21 October, Zurich, Switzerland.
  10. Evans, N.D, Zivanovic, S., Caprani, C., Barons, M.J. (2015), ‘Measures of dynamic balance under passive vertical excitation’, International Federation on Automatic Control (IFAC) Symposium on Biomedical Systems, 31 August - 2 September, Berlin, Germany.
  11. Caprani C.C. (2015), ‘Random Vibration of Arbitrarily Supported Single-Span Beams Subject to Random Moving Loads’, ICASP 12, Vancouver, 12-15 July.
  12. Zhou, J., Ruan, X., Caprani, C.C. (2015) ‘Characteristic of traffic loading response for multi-span large bridge’, Multi-Span Large Bridges, Porto, Portugal, 1-3 July.
  13. Caprani, C.C. (2014), ‘Vibration response from a pedestrian with arbitrary ground reaction force spectrum’, International Conference on Structural Dynamics, EURODYN 2014, Proto, Portugal, June.
  14. Keogh, J., Duignan, R., Caprani, C.C. (2014), ‘Characteristics of pedestrian crowd flow demand for vibration serviceability of footbridges’, International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Shanghai, China, July.
  15. Caprani, C.C., Padgett, J.E., Chiu, W.K. (2014), ‘Strategies for safety assurance of bridges exposed to multiple climate-related threats’, International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Shanghai, China, July.
  16. Caprani, C.C., Ghosh, J., Padgett, J.E. (2014), ‘Influence of live loads on component and system level highway bridge seismic fragility’, International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Shanghai, China, July.
  17. Caprani, C.C. (2014), ‘Vibration response from a pedestrian with arbitrary ground reaction force spectrum’, International Conference on Structural Dynamics, EURODYN 2014, Proto, Portugal, June.
  18. Reid, S.G. and Caprani, C.C. (2013), ‘Influence on bridge reliability of uncertainty in estimated traffic load-effects’, International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, ICOSSAR ’13, New York, United States, in print.
  19. OBrien, E.J., Caprani, C.C. and Dempsey, A., 'Extending bridge life by quantifying the load side of the load-versus-resistance safety inequality',The 8th International Cable Supported Bridge Operators Conference, Edinburgh, 3-5 June, in print
  20. Caprani, C.C. (2013), ‘Traffic microsimulation for bridge loading assessment and management’, International IABSE Conference on Assessment, Upgrading and Refurbishment of Infrastructures, Rotterdam, 6-8 May, in print.
  21. Caprani C.C. , OBrien, E.J. and Lipari, A. (2013), 'The effect of controlling heavy vehicle gaps on long-span bridge loading', Transportation Research Board, 92nd Annual Meeting, Washington, USA. http://amonline.trb.org/2vcj10/2vcj10/1
  22. Hajializadeh, D., OBrien, E.J., Enright, B., Caprani, C., Sheils, E., and Wilson, S. (2012), 'Probabilistic study of lifetime load effect distribution of bridges', 6th International ASRANet Conference for Integrating Structural Analysis, Risk and Reliability, London, UK, July
  23. Caprani, C.C., Enright, B. and Carey, C. (2012), 'Lane changing control to reduce traffic load effect on long-span bridges', International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Lake Como, Italy, July.
  24. Keogh, J., Caprani C.C., Archbold P. and Fanning, P. (2012), 'Reliability analysis of footbridge serviceability considering crowd loading', International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Lake Como, Italy, July.
  25. McCarthy, L. and Caprani, C.C. (2012), ‘Reliability analysis of highway bridge structures considering ultimate load effects’, International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Lake Como, Italy, July.
  26. Renehan, N. and Caprani, C.C. (2012), ‘A live load control procedure for long-span bridges’, International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Lake Como, Italy, July.
  27. Lipari, A., OBrien, E.J. and Caprani C.C. (2012), 'A comparative study of bridge traffic load effect using micro-simulation and Eurocode load models', International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Lake Como, Italy, July.
  28. Caprani, C.C., Lipari, A. and OBrien, E.J. (2012), 'Load effect of multi-lane traffic simulations on long-span bridges', International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Lake Como, Italy, July.
  29. Enright, B., Carey, C., Caprani, C.C. (2012), 'The Effect of Lane Changing on Long-Span Highway Bridge Traffic Loading', International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Lake Como, Italy, July.
  30. Archbold, P, Keogh, J., Caprani, C.C. and Fanning, P. (2011), 'A Parametric Study of Pedestrian Vertical Force Models for Dynamic Analysis of Footbridges', Proceedings of Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures, Varenna, Italy, 3-5 October 2011, in print. preview
  31. Caprani, C.C., Keogh, J., Archbold, P. and Fanning, P. (2011), ‘Characteristic Vertical Response of a Footbridge Due to Crowd Loading’, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, EURODYN 2011, Leuven, Belgium, 4-6 July, G. De Roeck, G. Degrande, G. Lombaert, G. Muller (eds.), pp. 978-985 . preview
  32. Caprani, C.C. (2010), ‘Using Microsimulation to Estimate Highway Bridge Traffic Load’, International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Philadelphia, USA, July. preview
  33. Caprani, C.C. and OBrien, E.J. (2009), 'Estimating Extreme Highway Bridge Traffic Load Effects', International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, ICOSSAR '09, Osaka, Japan. preview
  34. Carey, C., Enright, B. and Caprani, C.C. (2009), 'The Estimation of Traffic Characteristics for Bridge Loading with the Introduction of Long Combination Vehicles', Int. Conf. on Computational Structures Technology, Madeira, Portugal.
  35. Caprani, C.C. and OBrien, E.J. (2008), 'Recent Advances in the Governing Form of Traffic for Bridge Loading', Civil and Structural Health Monitoring 2, Toarmina, Sicily. preview
  36. O'Brien, E. J., Enright, B., and Caprani, C. C. (2008), 'Implications of Future Heavier Trucks for Europe's Bridges', In: A. Žnidarič, ed. Transport Research Arena Europe 2008, Ljubljana, Slovenia. ZAG, Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute; DDC Consulting and Engineering Ltd; DRC, Road Transportation Research Association of Slovenia. view
  37. Bordallo-Ruiz A., McNally C., OBrien E.J. & Caprani C.C. (2007), "Structural reliability of bridges subject to time dependent deterioration", Proc. 11th Int. Conf. on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, ed. B.H.V. Topping, Civil-Comp Press, Stirling, Scotland, Paper No. 189, 16 pp. view
  38. Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J. (2006), ‘Statistical Computation for Extreme Bridge Traffic Load Effects', Proc. 8th Int. Conf. on Computational Structures Technology, ed. B.H.V. Topping, Civil-Comp Press, Stirling, Scotland, Paper No. 139, 17 pp. view
  39. Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J. (2006), ‘Finding the Distribution of Bridge Lifetime Load Effect by Predictive Likelihood', 3rd International ASRANet Colloquium, University of Glasgow, UK. view
  40. Enright, B., OBrien, E.J. and Caprani, C.C. (2006), ‘Assessment of Bridge Traffic Loading on Bridges with Multiple Same-Direction Lanes', 3rd International ASRANet Colloquium, University of Glasgow, UK. view
  41. OBrien, E.J., Caprani, C.C., Žnidarič, A. and Quilligan, M. (2003), ‘Site-specific probabilistic bridge load assessment', Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Current and Future Trends in Bridge Design, Construction and Maintenance, eds. B.I.G. Barr et al., Shanghai, China, Thomas Telford, Sep./Oct., pp. 341-348. view
  42. Caprani, C.C., Grave, S.A., OBrien, E.J. and O'Connor, A.J. (2002), ‘Critical loading events for the assessment of medium span bridges', Proc. 6th Int. Conf. on Computational Structures Technology, eds. B.H.V. Topping & Z. Bittnar, Civil-Comp Press, Stirling, Scotland, Paper No. 147, 11 pp. view

Other Conferences, Seminars, Colloquia and Reports

  1. Caprani, C.C. (2012), ‘Bridge-to-vehicle communication for traffic load mitigation’, Proceedings of Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, in print.
  2. Blacoe, S., Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J. and Lipari, A. (2012), ‘Determination of minimum gap in congested traffic’, Proceedings of Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, in print.
  3. Carey, C., Caprani, C.C. and Enright, B. (2012), ‘Reducing traffic loading on long-span bridges by means of lane-changing restrictions’, Proceedings of Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, in print.
  4. O’Sullivan, D., Caprani C.C. and Keogh, J. (2012), ‘The response of a footbridge to pedestrians carrying additional mass’, Proceedings of Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, in print.
  5. Caprani, C.C. and McCarthy, L.A. (2012), ‘Probabilistic analysis of an indeterminate beam subjected to moving loads considering material nonlinearity’, Proceedings of Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, in print.
  6. OBrien, E.J., Lipari, A. and Caprani, C.C. (2012), ‘Effect of single-lane congestions on long-span bridge traffic loading’, Proceedings of Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, in print.
  7. Keogh, J., Caprani, C.C., Archbold, P., and Fanning, P. (2012), ‘The effect of clusters within crowds of pedestrians on the vertical response of a flexible footbridge’, Proceedings of Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland, Dublin, in print.
  8. Caprani, C.C., OBrien, E.J. and Lipari, A. (2011), 'Extension of a lane-changing model to a micro-simulation tool', Proceedings of the Irish Transportation Research Network 2011, ITRN2011, 31 August-1 September, Cork.
  9. OBrien, E.J., Lipari, A. and Caprani, C.C. (2011), 'Estimation of density and gaps in congested traffic', Proceedings of the Irish Transportation Research Network 2011, ITRN2011, 31 August-1 September, Cork.
  10. Caprani, C.C. (2010), 'Estimating extreme load effect from a combination of traffic states', Proceedings of 5th Symposium on Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, Cork.
  11. Caprani, C.C., Carey, C. and Enright, B. (2010), 'A new congested traffic load model for highway bridges', Proceedings of 5th Symposium on Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, Cork.
  12. Keogh, J., Archbold, P., Caprani, C.C. and Fanning, P. (2010), 'Estimating the characteristic vertical response of a flexible footbridge due to crowd loading', Proceedings of 5th Symposium on Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, Cork, in print.
  13. Lipari, A., Caprani, C.C. and OBrien, E.J. (2010), 'Load effect of single-lane traffic simulations on long span bridges', Proceedings of 5th Symposium on Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, Cork.
  14. Caprani, C.C. and OBrien, E.J. (2008), 'The governing form of traffic for highway bridge loading', Proceedings of 4th Symposium on Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland, eds. E. Cannon, R. West and P. Fanning, National University of Ireland, Galway, pp. 53-60. view
  15. Caprani, C.C. and Rattigan, P.H. (2006), ‘Bridge traffic loading: the implications of some recent findings', Third National Symposium on Bridge and Infrastructure Engineering in Ireland, eds. N.A. Ni Nuallain, A. O'Connor and K. Gavin, Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin, pp. 131-138. view
  16. OBrien, E.J., Gonzalez, A., Caprani, C.C., Li, Y., Rattigan, P.H. and Harris, N. (2006), ‘Bridge dynamics and loading', Keynote Paper, Third National Symposium on Bridge and Infrastructure Engineering in Ireland, eds. N.A. Ni Nuallain, A. O'Connor and K. Gavin, Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin, pp. 347-358. view
  17. Bordallo-Ruiz, A., OBrien, E.J. and Caprani, C.C. (2006), ‘Estimating risk of failure of engineering structures by means of predictive likelihood', Third National Symposium on Bridge and Infrastructure Engineering in Ireland, eds. N.A. Ni Nuallain, A. O'Connor and K. Gavin, Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin, p. 139, 8 pp. view
  18. Rattigan, P.H., Gonzalez, A., OBrien, E.J. and Caprani, C.C. (2006), ‘Determination of characteristic bridge DAF using dynamic finite element analysis of critical static loading scenarios', Third National Symposium on Bridge and Infrastructure Engineering in Ireland, eds. N.A. Ni Nuallain, A. O'Connor and K. Gavin, Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin, pp. 21-28. view
  19. OBrien, E.J. and Caprani, C.C. (2006), Reply to correspondence on ‘Headway modelling for traffic load assessment of short- to medium-span bridges', The Structural Engineer, Vol 84, No. 3, February, p. 51. view
  20. OBrien, E.J., Caprani, C.C. and O'Connell, G. (2006), ‘Dynamic Amplification of Characteristic Lifetime Bridge Load Effect', SAMARIS Final Report to the European Commission, Deliverable D30, Guidelines for optimised assessment of highway structures, Appendix G. view
  21. Caprani, C.C. (2005), Probabilistic Analysis of Highway Bridge Traffic Loading, PhD Thesis, School of Architecture, Landscape and Civil Engineering, University College Dublin, Ireland. view
  22. Caprani, C.C. and OBrien, E.J. (2005), Interim Report on Calculation of Lifetime Dynamic Allowance for Bridge Load Effect, Internal Report to the SAMARIS Working Group on Bridge Loading, Barcelona Meeting, March. view
  23. Caprani, C.C. (2004), ‘Probabilistic Analysis of Highway Bridge Loading Events', Proceedings of the Institution of Structural Engineers Young Researchers' Conference, London. abstract
  24. O'Connor, A., Caprani, C.C. and Belay, A. (2003), ‘Site-Specific Probabilistic Load Modelling for Bridge Reliability Analysis', Assessment of Bridges and Highway Infrastructure, ed. E.J. OBrien, Institution of Engineers of Ireland, Dublin, pp. 97-104. view
  25. A. Belay, A., O'Connor, A. and Caprani, C.C. (2002), ‘Site-specific probabilistic load modelling for bridge reliability analysis', First Symposium on Bridge Engineering Research in Ireland, eds. C. McNally and S. Brady, University College Dublin, pp. 77-85. view
  26. Caprani, C.C., Grave, S.A., OBrien, E.J. and O'Connor, A.J. (2002), ‘Critical loading events for the assessment of medium span bridges', First Symposium on Bridge Engineering Research in Ireland, eds. C. McNally and S. Brady, University College Dublin, pp. 67-76.
  27. Caprani, C.C. (2002), Programs for the Site-Specific Analysis and Simulation of Free-Flowing Trucks on Bridges, Dept. of Civil Engineering, UCD, Internal Report.

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