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João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo

Post-doctoral researcher

Present research topics:

  • fibre reinforced polymers (FRP) materials for civil engineering applications;
  • fire behaviour of concrete structural elements incorporating FRP materials;
  • concrete structural elements reinforced with FRP bars;
  • structural rehabilitation and strengthening of concrete structures with FRP materials/techniques;
  • advanced FRP strengthening systems.

Institution

  • Instituto Superior Técnico

Department

  • DECivil

Research Group

  • Studies on Construction

Publications

ReferenceJournalAUTHOR(S) CERISDATE
Firmo, J.P.; Arruda, M.R.T.; Correia, J.R. (2015) Numerical simulation of the fire behaviour of thermally insulated reinforced concrete beams strengthened with EBR-CFRP strips. Composite Structures, 126. pp 360-370. doi: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2015.02.084 Composite Structures
Mário Rui Tiago Arruda
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
2015
Firmo, J.P.; Correia, J.R.; Pitta, D.; Tiago, C.; Arruda, M.R.T. (2015) Bond behavior between near-surface-mounted CFRP strips and concrete at high temperatures. Journal of Composites for Construction, 19, n.º 4. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000535 Journal of Composites for Construction
Mário Rui Tiago Arruda
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
Carlos Manuel Tiago Tavares Fernandes
2015
Rosa, I.C.; Morgado, T.; Correia, J.R.; Firmo, J.P.; Silvestre, N. (2018) Shear behavior of GFRP composite materials at elevated temperature. Journal of Composites for Construction, 22, n.º 3. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000839 Journal of Composites for Construction
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
2018
Firmo, J.P.; Correia, J.R.; Arruda, M. (2016) Fire behaviour of NSM-CFRP-strengthened reinforced concrete beams. Experimental and numerical study. Hong Kong:
Mário Rui Tiago Arruda
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
2016
Firmo, J.P.; Correia, J.R. (2015) Fire behaviour of thermally insulated RC beams strengthened with EBR-CFRP strips: experimental study. Composite Structures, 122. pp 144-154. doi: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2014.11.063 Composite Structures
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
2015
Firmo, J.P.; Correia, J.R. (2015) Fire behaviour of thermally insulated RC beams strengthened with NSM-CFRP strips: experimental study. Composites Part B: Engineering, 76. pp 112-121. doi: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2015.02.018 Composites Part B: Engineering
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
2015
Firmo, J.P.; Correia, J.R.; Pitta, D.; Tiago, C.; Arruda, M.R.T. (2015) Experimental characterization of the bond between externally bonded reinforcement (EBR) CFRP strips and concrete at elevated temperatures. Cement and Concrete Composites, 60. pp 44-54. doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2015.02.008 Cement and Concrete Composites
Mário Rui Tiago Arruda
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
Carlos Manuel Tiago Tavares Fernandes
2015
Firmo, J.P.; Arruda, M.R.T.; Correia, J.R. (2014) Contribution to the understanding of the mechanical behaviour of CFRP-strengthened RC beams subjected to fire: Experimental and numerical assessment. Composites Part B: Engineering, 66. pp 15-24. doi: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2014.04.007 Composites Part B: Engineering
Mário Rui Tiago Arruda
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
2014
Sousa, J.M.; Correia, J.R.; Firmo, J.P.; Cabral-Fonseca, S.; Gonilha, J. (2018) Effects of thermal cycles on adhesively bonded joints between pultruded GFRP adherends. Composite Structures, 202. pp 518-529. doi: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2018.02.081 Composite Structures
José Manuel Cabecinhas de Almeida Gonilha
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
2018
Firmo, J.P.; Arruda, M.R.T.; Correia, J.R.; Rosa, I.C. (2018) Three-dimensional finite element modelling of the fire behaviour of insulated RC beams strengthened with EBR and NSM CFRP strips. Composite Structures, 183. pp 124-136. doi: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2017.01.082 Composite Structures
Mário Rui Tiago Arruda
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
2018
Arruda, M.R.T.; Firmo, J.P.; Correia, J.R.; Tiago, C. (2016) Numerical modelling of the bond between concrete and CFRP laminates at elevated temperatures. Engineering Structures, 110. pp 233-243. doi: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2015.11.036 Engineering Structures
Mário Rui Tiago Arruda
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
Carlos Manuel Tiago Tavares Fernandes
2016
Firmo, J.P.; Correia, J.R.; Bisby, L. (2015) Fire behaviour of FRP-strengthened reinforced concrete structural elements: a state-of-the-art review. Composites Part B: Engineering, 80. pp 198-216. doi: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2015.05.045 Composites Part B: Engineering
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
2015
López, C.; Firmo, J.P.; Correia, J.R.; Tiago, C. (2013) Fire protection systems for reinforced concrete slabs strengthened with CFRP laminates. Construction and Building Materials, 47. pp 324-333. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2013.05.019 Construction and Building Materials
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
Carlos Manuel Tiago Tavares Fernandes
2013
Firmo, J.P.; Arruda, M.R.T.; Correia, J.R.; Tiago, C. (2015) Flexural behaviour of partially bonded carbon fibre reinforced polymers strengthened concrete beams: application to fire protection systems design. Materials & Design, 65. pp 1064-1074. doi: 10.1016/j.matdes.2014.10.053 Materials & Design
Mário Rui Tiago Arruda
João Pedro Ramôa Ribeiro Correia
João Pedro Lage da Costa Firmo
Carlos Manuel Tiago Tavares Fernandes
2015