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Certifications and Licenses

Registration: Illinois Registered Structural Engineer (S.E.), since 1971

Education/Academic qualification

Docent (habilitatis), Concrete Structures, Czech Technical University in Prague

… → 1967

Postgraduate Diploma, Theoretical Physics, Charles University, Prague

… → 1966

Engineering Mechanics, PhD, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague

… → 1963

CE Civil Engineer, Czech Technical University in Prague

… → 1960

Research interests

  • Composites
  • Concrete
  • Fracture and damage mechanics of quasibrittle materials
  • Mechanics of quasibrittle materials
  • Probabilistic mechanics of safety factors
  • Scale effects
  • Stability and postcritical behavior of inelastic structrues and composites

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Grants 2003 2022

Biomimetic materials
Probability density function
Safety factor
Statistics
Platelets
Silica
Concretes
Nuclear engineering
Concrete blocks
Microwave frequencies
comminution
missiles
turbulence
subroutines
kinetic energy
Composite structures
Composite materials
Structural analysis
Students
Geometry

Research Output 1966 2019

Statistics
statistics
structural failure
scaling
platelets
4 Citations (Scopus)

Branching of hydraulic cracks enabling permeability of gas or oil shale with closed natural fractures

Rahimi-Aghdam, S., Chau, V. T., Lee, H., Nguyen, H., Li, W., Karra, S., Rougier, E., Viswanathan, H., Srinivasan, G. & Bažant, Z. P., Jan 29 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 5, p. 1532-1537 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Closed Fractures
Permeability
Oils
Gases
Mechanics
2 Citations (Scopus)
Atmospheric humidity
Drying
Cements
Hydration
Concretes