Publications

PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS:

  1. Dragomirescu, E., Yamada, H., Katsuchi, K., Experimental Investigation of the Aerodynamic Stability of the “Endless Column”, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics., Vol. 97, pp. 475 – 484, 2009.
  2. Haeyoung, Liu, W., K., Kitagawa T., Dragomirescu, E., Flow-force relationship for two staggered circular cylinders with low angle of incidence, Journal of Struct. Eng., JSCE. Vol 54A, p. 122-131, 2008
  3. Dragomirescu, E., Yamada, H., Katsuchi, H., “Suspended bridges – Probabilistic Design under Wind and Traffic Actions”, Journal of Civil and Industrial Constructions, Vol. 25, No.2, pp 15-26, 2005 (in Romanian).
  4. Dragomirescu, E., “Calibration of Safety Levels considered in Suspension Bridges Design”, Journal of Natural Hazards, 2010, Springer-Verlag (Submitted).
  5. Dragomirescu, E. and Hoftyzer, M., “Multiple gaps effects upon bridge deck sections for high Re numbers”, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Elsevier, 2011(Submitted).
  6. Dragomirescu, E. and Tun, Y., “Three-dimensional characteristics of wind flow generated around modular shapes”, Journal of Fluid and Structures, Elsevier, 2011 (Submitted).

PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCES:

  1. Hoftyzer, M., Dragomirescu, E., Dry galloping mechanism of inclined cables, 13th Intl. Conf. on Wind Eng. Amsterdam, Holland, 2011.
  2. Dragomirescu, E., Sabri, A. and Hoftyzer, M., Aerodynamic characteristics of multiple-gap deck sections for long span suspension bridges, 13th Intl. Conf. on Wind Eng. Amsterdam, Holland, 2011.
  3. Hoftyzer, M.S., Dragomirescu, E., Numerical Investigation of Flow Behaviour around Inclined Circular Cylinders, CWE’10, Chapel Hill, NC, US., CD, 2010.
  4. Hoftyzer, M.S., Dragomirescu, E., Wind Induced Instability for Inclined Circular Cylinders at High Reynolds Numbers, CSCE’10, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, pp.191, CD, 2010.
  5. Hoftyzer, M.S., Dragomirescu, E., Kitagawa, T., Aerodynamic Behavior of Split Bridge Deck Section for Long Span Bridges, CSCE’09, St. John’s NL, Canada, pp. 20, 2009.
  6. Kitagawa., T, Kim, H., .Mizoguchi, T., Dragomirescu, E., Numerical Investigation on flow around two circular cylinders in wake galloping, Proc. of National Symposium of Wind Eng., Tokyo, Japan Vol. 20, pp.63-68, 2008.
  7. Kitagawa., T, Mizoguchi, T., Dragomirescu, E., Prediction of Wake Galloping of Staggered cables, JSCE’08, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 35, 2008.
  8. Dragomirescu, E., Yamada, H., Katsuchi, H., Reliability Methods adapted for Wind Tunnel Experiment Results, JCOSSAR, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 9, 2007.
  9. Dragomirescu, E., Yamada, H., Katsuchi, H., Wind Tunnel Experiments on 2-D and 3- D Cylinders with High Mass Ratios, Proc. of 12ve International Conference on Wind Engineering, Cairns, Australia, pp. 8, 2007.
  10. Kim, H., Liu, W., Kitagawa, T., and Dragomirescu, E., Aerodynamic Characteristics and Flow Patters for Two Cylinders in Staggered Arrangement with Low Angle of Incidence, Proc. of International Summer Symposium, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 4, 2007.
  11. Dragomirescu, E. and Kitagawa, T., Computational Analysis of Wind Flow around Bridge Deck Sections, Proc. of International Summer Symposium, pp. 4, Yokohama, Japan, 2007.
  12. Dragomirescu, E., Yamada, H., Sofronie, R., Seismic Response of Endless Column, Proc. of The International Symposium on Studies on Historical Heritage, Antalya, Turkey, pp.8, 2007.
  13. Dragomirescu, E., Yamada, H., Katsuchi, H., Sofronie, R., Wind Tunnel Validation of the Endless Column Stability, Proc. of The Tenth International Conference on Inspection, Appraisal, Repairs and Maintenance of Structures, Hong Kong, pp. 6, 2006.
  14. Dragomirescu, E., Sofronie, R., Masonry Structures: Safety Levels of Seismic Retrofitting Methods, Proc. of Tenth International Conference on Inspection, Appraisal, Repairs and Maintenance of Structures, Hong Kong, pp. 6, 2006.
  15. Dragomirescu, E., Yamada, H., Katsuchi, H., Sofronie, R., Aerodynamic Stability of “Endless Column”, a Slender Structure with Repetitive Shape, Proc. of The Tenth East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 6, 2006.
  16. Sofronie, R., Dragomirescu, E., Performance Enhancement of Brick and Stone Masonry by Reinforcing with Polymer Grids, Proc. of the 9th International Conference on Inspection, Appraisal, Repairs & Maintenance of Structures, Fuzhou, China, pp. 7, 2005.
  17. Yamada, H., Katsuchi, H., Dragomirescu, E., Sofronie, R., Aerolastic Response of Endless Column – Experimental Results, Proc. of 6th Asian – Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering, Seoul, Korea, pp. 10, 2005.
  18. Dragomirescu, E., Yamada, H., Katsuchi, H., Probabilistic Structural Determination of a Shell Box – Deck Suspension Bridge under Wind and Traffic Actions, Proc. of International Symposium of Shell and Spatial Structures, Bucharest, Romania, pp. 8, 2005.
  19. Dragomirescu, E., Miyata, T., Yamada, H., Katsuchi, H., Probabilistic Estimation of Safety Factors for Suspension Bridges, Proc. of IABSE Symposium, Metropolitan Habitats and Infrastructure, Shanghai, China, pp. 6, 2004.
  20. Dragomirescu, E., Yamada, H., Katsuchi, H. , Considerations upon Suspension Bridges Design and Calibration Procedures, Proc. of JSCE 6th International Summer Symposium, Saitama, Japan, pp. 4, 2004.
  21. Dragomirescu, E., Miyata, T., Yamada, H., Katsuchi, Probabilistic Approach of Structural Reliability applied to Bridge Components, Proc. of the 11th International Conference on Wind Eng., Lubbock, USA, pp. 8, 2003.
  22. Dragomirescu, E., Miyata, T., Yamada, H., Katsuchi, H. , Structural Response of Suspension Bridges subjected to Random Loads, Proc. of JSCE 5th International Summer Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 4, 2003.

TECHNICAL REPORTS

  1. Dragomirescu, E., Sofronie, R., Yamada, H., Katsuchi, K., Structural integrity of “Endless Column” under wind and earthquake effect – Technical Report submitted to Ecoland UNESCO Romania and Yokohama National University, Japan.

ABSTRACTS AND/OR PAPERS READ

  1. Hoftyzer, M., Dragomirescu, E.: “Numerical Investigation of Wind Flow Effect on Bridge Decks” – uOttawa Graduate Research Day, Poster Competition, Ottawa, Canada, 2009.
  2. Kitagawa, T., Liu, W., Dragomirescu, E.: Two cylinders in staggered arrangement – switch of lift aerodynamic coefficient mean value through CFD, 62nd JSCE Civil Engineering Conference, Hiroshima, Japan, pp. 2, 2007.
  3. Kim, H., Kitagawa, T., Dragomirescu, E., Ohta H., Numerical Investigation on Flow around Circular Cylinders in Tandem Arrangement, Proc. of Japanese Civil Engineering Conference, Chubu, pp. 2, 2007.
  4. Yamada, H., Katsuchi, H. , Dragomirescu, E., Takaoka, Y., Endless Column’s Aerodynamic Characteristics Japanese Wind Engineering Conference, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 4, 2005 (in Japanese).