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Serena Gambarelli

Dr.-Ing.

Head of Unit
Materials Testing Institute
Material Behavior and Modelling

Contact

+49 711 685 62753
+4971168566828

Pfaffenwaldring 4c
70569 Stuttgart
Deutschland

Subject

Computational mechanics of materials and structures

Main areas of activity:

  • Material Behavior (plain and reinforced concrete, steel, FRP, masonry, wood, stone)
  • Multiscale FE modeling in continuum field
  • FE Static and dynamic analysis in non-linear field
  • FE analysis of time-dependent phenomena in heterogeneous materials (creep, shrinkage)
  • FE analysis of degradation phenomena in porous media (transport processes, corrosion)
  • Fire and post-fire performance of building materials
  • Fastening and strengthening methods
  • Software development (MASA-Macroscopic Space Analysis)

2020

Bošnjak, J., Gambarelli, S., Sharma, A., Mešković, A.: Experimental and numerical studies on masonry after exposure to elevated temperatures. Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 230, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.116926.

2019

Gambarelli, S., Ožbolt, J.: “Dynamic Fracture of Concrete in Compression: 3D Finite Element Analysis at Meso- and Macro-scale”, Pro. 10th international conference of fracture mechanics of concrete and concrete structures, FraMCoS-X, G. Pijaudier-Cabot, P. Grassl and C. La Borderie (Eds), https://doi.org/10.21012/FC10.234154, 2019.

Gambarelli, S., Ožbolt, J.: “Interaction between damage and time-dependent deformation of mortar in concrete: 3D FE study at meso-scale”, Pro. 7th International Conference on Euro Asia Civil Engineering Forum (EACEF), IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 2019.

Ožbolt, J. and Gambarelli, S.: “Interaction between damage and time-dependent deformation of mortar in concrete: 3D FE parametric study at meso-scale”, Otto Graf Institut (FMPA), Vol. 18 (2019), S. 101-112.

2018

Abdelatif, A.O., Ožbolt, J., Gambarelli, S.: “Finite element modelling of corrosion of lap splice joints in concrete”, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 169, pp. 124-131, 2018.

Ožbolt, J., Gambarelli, S.: “Microplane model with relaxed kinematic constraint in the framework of micro polar Cosserat continuum”, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 199, pp. 476-488, 2018.

Ožbolt, J., Gambarelli, S.: “Microplane model with relaxed kinematic constraint in the framework of micro polar Cosserat continuum”, Engineering Mechanics Institute, EMI, Boston, U.S., 2018.

Ožbolt, J., Gambarelli, S.: “Interaction between damage and time-dependent deformation of mortar in concrete: 3D FE parametric study at meso-scale”, Computational Modelling of Concrete and Concrete Structures (EURO-C), Meschke, Pichler & Rots (Eds), CRC Press, 229-236, 2018.

2017

Ožbolt, J., Gambarelli, S., Hofmann, J.: “Bonded anchors under sustained load: 3D Finite Element study”, Pro. 3th International Symposium on Connections between Steel and Concrete, ConSC, Stuttgart, Germany, 2017, pp. 407-418.

2016

Caggiano, A., Gambarelli, S., Martinelli, E., Nisticò, N., Pepe, M.: “Experimental characterization of the post-cracking response in Hybrid Steel/Polypropilene Fiber-Reinforced Concrete, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 125, pp. 1035-1043, 2016.

Gambarelli, S., Nisticò, N., Ožbolt, J.: “Microplane Model for Concrete: Part I - State of the Art”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Advances in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering II, Chapter II, Vol. 847, pp. 95-105, 2016.

Gambarelli, S., Nisticò, N., Ožbolt, J.: “Microplane Model for Concrete: Part II - Applications on CFRP Confined Concrete Elements”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Advances in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering II, Chapter II, Vol. 847, pp. 106-120, 2016.

Gambarelli, S., Nisticò, N., Ožbolt, J.: “Mesoscale modeling of concrete: Microplane-based approach”, Pro. 9th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures (FraMCoS-9), V. Saouma, J. Bolander and E. Landis (Eds), https://doi 10.21012/FC9.296, 2016.

2014

Bocciarelli, M., Gambarelli, S., Nisticò, N., Pisani, M.A., Poggi, C.:  “Shear failure of RC elements strengthened with steel profiles and CFRP wraps”, Composites Part B, Vol. 67, pp.  9–21, 2014.

Gambarelli, S., Nisticò, N., Ožbolt, J.: “Numerical analysis of compressed concrete columns confined with CFRP: microplane-based approach”, Composites Part B, Vol. 67, pp. 303-312, 2014.

Nisticò, N., Gambarelli, S., Fascetti, A., Quaranta, G.: “Experimental dynamic testing and numerical modeling of historical belfry”, International Journal of Architectural Heritage: Conservation, Analysis, and Restoration, Vol. 10, pp. 276-285, 2014.

  • Damage processes in concrete pavements
    (Funding: Wirtgen GmbH)

Supervised bachelor, master theses

2019

Wittern, M.: Behavior of headed studs in reinforced concrete plate: 3D FE simulations, Master thesis, Materials Testing Institute University of Stuttgart, 2019.

Kohlmeier, J.: Analysis and evaluation of methods for pre-damaging of concrete roads by means of non-linear FEM simulation, Master thesis, Materials Testing Institute University of Stuttgart, 2019.

Yarmohammadi, R.: Numerical modeling of bond between steel and concrete, Master thesis, Materials Testing Institute University of Stuttgart, 2019.

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