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Dr. Yazdani

Dr. Frank Yazdani, P.E.
Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Office: CIE 201K
Telephone: (701) 231-7878
Fax: (701) 231-6185
Email: Frank.Yazdani@ndsu.edu

Research Interests

  • Constitutive behavior of Materials: Modeling of nonlinear behavior of brittle and ductile materials using damage and plasticity theories.
  • Fatigue and life-cycle studies in construction materials.
  • Damage Assessment and Characterization of concrete bridge decks and pavements.

Awards and Grants (recent)

  1. Damage Assessment, Characterization, and Modeling for Enhanced Design of Concrete Bridge Decks in Cold Regions, 2012-13
  2. An integrated real-time health monitoring and impact/collision detection system for bridges in cold remote regions, 2012-13

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 1987.

Recent Publications

  1. Thapa and Yazdani 2013), Combined Damage and Plasticity Approach for Modeling Brittle Materials with Application to Concrete, International Journal of Engineering Studies (IJES), in print
  2. Chow, Yazdani, Kim, and Abdelrahman (2012), Bounding Surface Approach to the Modeling of Anisotropic Fatigue Damage in Woven Fabric Composites, Open Journal of Composite Materials (OJCM).V (2) No (4), pp. 119-124
  3. Kim, Hmidan, Choi and Yazdani (2012), Fracture characteristics of notched concrete beams shear-strengthened with CFRP sheets subjected to high temperature, ACI-Special Publication (SP-286), pp:1-20
  4. Vimonsatit, Singh, and Yazdani, Editors, Research, Development, and Practice in Structural Engineering and Construction, RPS Research Publishing, ISBN 978-981-07-3677
  5. Yazdani and Singh, Editors, New Developments in Structural Engineering and Construction, RPS Research Publishing, ISBN 978-981-07-5354
  6. Reberg, Yazdani, Borgersen, Yang, and Kim (2013), Modeling of fatigue type processes with damage mechanics, 7th International Structural Engineering and Construction conference, June 18-23m Hnonlulu, HI
  7. Yang, Yazdani, and Kim (2013), Innovative Beam-to-Column Joint Design of Moment Resisting Steel Frames in Seismic Regions, 7th International Structural Engineering and Construction conference, June 18-23m Hnonlulu, HI
  8. Kim, Siriwardanage, Yoshitake, Yazdani, and Yang (2013), Silyl Modified Polymer for Steel Members Strengthened with CFRP, 7th International Structural Engineering and Construction conference, June 18-23m Hnonlulu, HI
  9. Hmidan, Kim, and Yazdani (2013), Sustained Intensities and Cold Temperature Exposure on Flexure of Damaged Steel Beams Strengthened with Composite Sheets, 7th International Structural Engineering and Construction conference, June 18-23m Hnonlulu, HI
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