Publications

 

 

Books

  • A. Poursaee, "Electrochemical Measurements of the Condition of Steel in Concrete: An Analysis of the Factors Influencing the Measurements", ISBN: 978-3-639-28055-5, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2010
  • A. Poursaee, "Corrosion sensing for assessing and monitoring civil infrastructures", in "Sensor technologies for civil infrastructures: Sensing hardware and data collection methods for performance assessment" ed.: Ming L. Wang,  Jerome P. Lynch, Elsevier/Woodhead Publishing Ltd., 2014
  • A. Poursaee, editor, "Corrosion of Steel in Concrete Structures", to be published by Elsevier/Woodhead Publishing Ltd., to be published in 2016

Journal publications

Under review

  • L. Ding and A. Poursaee, "The impact of sandblasting as a surface modification method on the corrosion behavior of steels in simulated concrete pore solution" , Corrosion Science
  • T. Ruan, V. Kothala, and A. Poursaee, "Fiber spatial distribution assessment in steel fiber reinforced ultra-high performance concrete, Construction and Building Materials

 

Published

  • A. Poursaee, "Temperature dependence of the formation of the passivation layer on carbon steel in high alkaline environment of concrete pore solution", Electrochemistry Communications, Vol 73, pp. 24-28, 2016
  • A. Razmjoo and A. Poursaee, "Finite element modeling of chloride diffusion in concrete using image processing for characterizing real shape and distribution of different phases", ASTM Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, Vol 5, No. 1, pp.167-178, 2016
  • L. Abo Alarab, B. Ross and A. Poursaee, "Corrosion assessment of coupled steel reinforcement with Ni-Ti based shape memory alloy in simulated concrete pore solution", ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 28, No. 8, 2016
  • A. Razmjoo and A. Poursaee, "The effect of the presence of coarse aggregates on the corrosion of steel bars in cement paste", ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 28, No. 8, 2016
  • T. Ruan, N. Spandley, C. Johnson and A. Poursaee, "The impact of fire and fire extinguishing method on the corrosion behavior of the steel bars in concrete pore solution", Fire and Safety Journal, Vol 78, 196-201, 2015
  • K. Afshinnia and A. Poursaee, "The influence of waste crumb rubber in reducing the Alkali-Silica Reaction in mortar bars", Journal of Building Engineering, Vol 4, 231-236, 2015
  • Y. Zhang and A. Poursaee, "Study of the semi-conductive behavior of the passive film on carbon steel under stress in simulated concrete pore solution", Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials, Vol 62, 363-370, 2015
  • K. Afshinnia and A. Poursaee, "The potential of ground clay brick to mitigate Alkali-Silica Reaction in mortar prepared with highly reactive aggregate", Construction and Building Materials, Vol 95, 164-170, 2015
  • M. Adamson, A. Razmjoo and A. Poursaee, "Durability of concrete incorporating crushed brick as coarse aggregate", Construction and Building Materials, Vol 94, 426-432, 2015
  • A. Udaipurwala, A. Poursaee, S. D. Schiff, "Corrosion Activity in Precast Concrete Elements and Cementitious Closure Pours", ASCE Bridge Engineering, Vol 20, No 12, 2015
  • Y. Zhang and A. Poursaee, "Study the passivation and corrosion activity of carbon steel in concrete simulated pore solution under tensile and compressive stresses", ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering , Vol 27, No. 8, 1-9, 2015
  • A. Razmjoo and A. Poursaee, "Quantitative CT-scan imaging approach in determining the air voids and aggregate content in concrete", Quantitative CT-Scan imaging approach in determining the air voids and aggregate content in concrete, Journal on Civil Engineering, 4,1, 12-19, 2014
  • D. Dvorkin, A. Poursaee, A. Peled, J. Weiss, "Influences of bundle coating on tensile behavior, bonding, cracking and fluid transport of fabric cement-based composites", Cement and Concrete Composites, 42, 9-19, 2013
  • A. Poursaee, "Corrosion of heat-treated steel bars in concrete synthetic pore solution", Magazine of Concrete Research, 64, 5, 395-400, 2012
  • M. Pour-ghaz, A. Poursaee, R. Spragg and W. J. Weiss, "Experimental methods to detect and quantify damage in restrained concrete ring specimens", Advanced Concrete Technology, 9, 251-260, 2011
  • A. Poursaee, "Corrosion measurement techniques in steel reinforced concrete", Journal of ASTM International (JAI), 8, 2011
  • M. Pour-Ghaz, J. Kim, S. Nadukuru, S. O’Connor, R. Michalowski, A. Bradshaw, R. Green, J. Lynch, A. Poursaee, W. J. Weiss, "Using electrical, magnetic and acoustic sensors to detect damage in segmental concrete pipes subjected to permanent ground displacement", Cement and Concrete Composites, 33, 90-97, 2011
  • A. Poursaee, A. Peled and W. J. Weiss, “Fluid transport in cracked fabric reinforced cement-based composites”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (ASCE), 23, 1227-1238, 2011
  • K. Raoufi, M. Pour-Ghaz, A. Poursaee, W. J. Weiss, “Restrained Shrinkage Cracking in Concrete Elements: The Role of Substrate Bond on Crack Development”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 23, 895-902, 2011
  • A. Poursaee and C. M. Hansson, “Curing time and the internal behavior of OPC and HP concretes”, Construction Materials, 163, 223-230, 2010
  • A. Poursaee, “Finite element analysis of the galvanostatic technique with guard ring in cracked concrete”, Concrete Research Letters, 1, 67-72, 2010
  • A. Poursaee, “Potentiostatic transient technique, a simple approach to estimate the corrosion current density of reinforcing steel in concrete”, Cement and Concrete Research, 40, 1451-1458, 2010
  • A. Poursaee, “Corrosion of steel bars in concrete synthetic pore solution and saturated calcium hydroxide”, Concrete Research Letters, 3, 90-97, 2010
  • A. Poursaee and W. J. Weiss, “An automated electrical monitoring system (AEMS) to assess properties of concrete, Automation in Construction, 19, 485-490, 2010
  • A. Poursaee, A. Laurent and C. M. Hansson, “Corrosion of steel bars in OPC mortar exposed to NaCl, MgCl2 and CaCl2: Macro- and Micro-cell corrosion”, Cement and Concrete Research, 40, 426-430, 2010
  • A. Poursaee, “Determining the appropriate scan rate to perform cyclic polarization test on the steel bars in concrete”, Electrochimica Acta, 44, 1200-1206, 2010
  • A. Poursaee and C. M. Hansson, “Potential pitfalls in assessing chloride-induced corrosion of steel in concrete”, Cement and Concrete Research, 39, 391-400, 2009
  • A. Poursaee, “Automatic corrosion monitoring system for steel reinforcing concrete”, Advances in Engineering Software, 40, 1179-1184, 2009
  • A. Poursaee and C. M. Hansson, “Galvanostatic pulse technique with the current confinement guard ring: the laboratory and finite element analysis”, Corrosion Science, 50, 2739–2746, 2008
  • A. Poursaee and C. M. Hansson, “The influence of longitudinal cracks on the corrosion protection afforded reinforcing steel in high performance concrete”, Cement and Concrete Research, 38, 1098-1105, 2008
  • A. Poursaee and C. M. Hansson, “Reinforcing steel passivation in mortar and pore solution”, Cement and Concrete Research, 37, 1127-1133, 2007
  • C. M. Hansson, A. Poursaee and A. Laurent, “Macro-cell and micro-cell corrosion in ordinary Portland cement and high performance concretes”, Cement and Concrete Research, 36, 2098-2102, 2006
  • A. Poursaee, "Future of extractive metallurgy", 2001, Vol. 6-7, pp. 6-9, Metallurgy and Materials News

 

Invited

  • C. M. Hansson, A. Poursaee and S. Jaffer, "Corrosion of steel in reinforced concrete" Portland Cement Association (PCA), PCA R&D Serial No. 3013, 2007

 

 

Conferences

Proceedings publications (Peer reviewed and Published)

  • T. Ruan and A. Poursaee, “Surface and subsurface damage detection in cement-based materials using electrical resistance tomography”, SPIE, Smart Structures NDE, March 20-24, Las Vegas, NV, 2016
  • R. P. Spragg, C. Villani, J. Weiss, A. Poursaee, S. Jones, D. P. Bentz, and K. A. Snyder, “Surface and Uniaxial Electrical Measurements on Layered Cementitious Composites having Cylindrical and Prismatic Geometries”, Proceeding 4th International Conference on the Durability of Concrete Structures, Purdue University, West Lafayette, 2014
  • A. Poursaee, A. Peled and W. J. Weiss, “Cracking and fluid transport in coated and non-coated carbon fabrics in fabric reinforced cement-based composites”, Proceedings RILEM International Conference on Textile Reinforced Concrete, Aachen Sep. 2010

 

Presentations

  • L. Abo Alarab, B. E. Ross, A. Poursaee, “Corrosion assessment of coupled steel reinforcement with Ni-Ti based shape memory alloy in simulated concrete pore solution”, American Concrete Institute (ACI) convention, Milwaukee, WI, April 16-20, 2016
  • P. Panigrahi, A. Poursaee, M. K. Harman, “Corrosion Behavior of Medical-Grade Ti-6Al-4V Exposed to Tensile Loads”, Orthopaedic Research Society, March 24-28, 2015
  • B. M. Schultz, A. Poursaee, J. D. DesJardins, M.S. Kennedy, "Effect of TiNx composition and bilayer thickness on the wear modes and corrosion of titanium nitride/titanium nanolaminates, STLE (Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, Lake Buena Vista, FL. May 18-22, 2014
  • A. Razmjoo and A. Poursaee, "Determining the air void and aggregate contents and their distributions in concrete using quantitative computed tomography imaging approach", American Concrete Institute (ACI) convention, Phoenix, AZ, October 20-24, 2013
  • K. Afshinnia and A. Poursaee, "Incorporating the crumbed rubber and ground brick to mitigate Alkali Silica Reaction (ASR)", American Concrete Institute (ACI) convention, Phoenix, AZ, October 20-24, 2013
  • Y. LePape, D. B. Scott, EPRI, A. Poursaee, Clemson University, M. T. Ghasr and R. Zoughi, "Corrosion Assessment of Embedded Steel in Concrete: From Current Practice to Enhanced Techniques", 40th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 21-26, Baltimore, Maryland, 2013
  • M. Adamson, A. Poursaee, "Durability of Concrete Incorporating Crushed Waste Brick as Coarse Aggregate", American Concrete Institute (ACI) convention, Minneapolis, MN, April 14-18, 2013
  • Y. Zhang, A. Poursaee, "Study the Corrosion Activity of Carbon Steel in Concrete Simulate Pore Solution under Static Tensile and Compressive stresses", American Concrete Institute (ACI) convention, Minneapolis, MN, April 14-18, 2013
  • R. Spragg, J. Castro, C. Villani, A. Poursaee, T. Nantung, J. Weiss, "Toward a rapid QC/QA test for transport – electrical properties", ACI Convention, Tampe, Fl, April 3-7, 2011
  • A. Poursaee, A. Peled and W. J. Weiss, "Cracking and fluid transport in coated and non-coated carbon fabrics in fabric reinforced cement-based composites", Proceedings RILEM International Conference on Textile Reinforced Concrete, Aachen Sep. 2010
  • A. Poursaee, A. Peled and W. J. Weiss, "Cracking and fluid transport in single and monofilament fabrics in fabric reinforced cement-based composites", Advances in Cement-based Materials: Characterization, Processing, Modeling and Sensing, Purdue University, West Lafayette, July 2010
  • A. Poursaee, M. R. Geiker, K. K. Hansen, A. Peled,  W. J. Weiss, "X-ray absorption measurements of fluid ingress in cracked concrete under load", ACI Convention, Chicago, IL, March 21-25, 2010
  • K. Raoufi, A. Poursaee, W. J. Weiss, "Multi-scale shrinkage cracking modeling of fiber reinforced concrete ring specimens", 10th U.S. National Congress for Computational Mechanics, Columbus, Ohio, July 16-19, 2009
  • M. Pour-Ghaz, A. Poursaee, F. Rajabipour, J. Couch , W. J. Weiss, "Quantifying the influence of cracking on the long-term durability performance of concrete", National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Concrete Technology Forum, , Ohio, Cincinnati May 13-15, 2009
  • K. Raoufi, A. Poursaee and W. J. Weiss, "Multi-scale shrinkage cracking modeling of fiber reinforced concrete ring specimens", Minisymposium 2.1.5. on Multiscale Characterization of Heterogeneous Materials and Systems, USNCCM X-Columbus, OH, July 16-19, 2009
  • C. M. Hansson, A. Poursaee, "Measuring techniques for corrosion of steel in concrete-potential pitfalls", American Concrete Institute (ACI) convention, Oct. 14-17, 2007
  • A. Poursaee, C. M. Hansson, "Determining the appropriate scan rate to perform cyclic polarization test", 19th Canadian Materials Science Conference, McMaster University, Hamilton, 2007
  • A. Poursaee, C. M. Hansson and S. Okulaja, "The effect of longitudinal and transverse cracks on the corrosion of steel in Ordinary Portland Cement Concrete and High Performance Concrete", Cement/Concrete Research & Development Exchange Forum, Cement Association of Canada (CAC), 2006
  • A. Poursaee and C. M. Hansson, "What is the most accurate technique for measuring the corrosion of steel embedded in concrete?" 18th Canadian Materials Science Conference, McGill University, Montreal, 2006
  • A. Poursaee and C. M. Hansson, "How accurate is the half-cell potential measurement for monitoring the corrosion of the steel reinforcing bars in concrete?", 17th Canadian Materials Science Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2005
  • A. Poursaee and C. M. Hansson, "Macro-cell corrosion vs. micro-cell corrosion; which one is the dominant corrosion mechanism in steel reinforcing rebars in concrete?", 17th Canadian Materials Science Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2005
  • A. Poursaee and C. M. Hansson, "The Effect of Concrete Composition, Wet Curing Period & Ambient Conditions on the Internal Environment in Concrete", 16th Canadian Materials Science Conference, Carlton University, Ottawa, 2004

 

Invited Presentations  and Talks

  • M. Adamson and A. Poursaee, “Durability of concrete incorporating crushed brick as coarse aggregate”, 2nd International Conference on Smart Materials and Structures, Philadelphia, PA, February 29-March 02, 2016
  • Potential Pitfalls in Assessing Chloride-Induced Corrosion of Steel in Concrete, University of South Carolina, Charllote, January 25, 2013
  • Potential Pitfalls in Assessing Chloride-Induced Corrosion of Steel in Concrete, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, May 31, 2012

 

Technical reports

  • E. Ouellet, A. Poursaee, W. J. Weiss, "Effect of Fly Ash Content in Reinforced Concrete Pipe- Evaluation of mixtures - Physical Testing", prepared for Advanced Drainage Systems Inc., May 2009
  • E. Samson, B. Clark, W. J. Weiss, P. Sue Kyslinger, M. Silsbee, A. Poursaee, "Prediction of Cracked Concrete - Phase II, Effect of Micro-cracks on Mass Transport", prepared for US Army Corps of Engineers, April 2009
  • M. Norfleet, A. Poursaee and W. J. Weiss, " Qualification the role of fiber reinforcement in improving the plastic shrinkage performance of concrete mixtures", prepared for Propex Fabrics Inc., September 2007
  • A. Poursaee and C. M. Hansson "Comparison between RapiCor and GalvaPulse™".  Technical report to the Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) and Germann Instruments, April 2006

 

Copyrighted computer programs

  • A. Poursaee, "Automated Corrosion Monitoring Program (ACMP)", Copyrighted, Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Registration Number:  1036218, 2006
  • A. Poursaee, "Corrosion Calculator", Copyrighted, Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Registration Number: 1040146, 2006

 

 

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