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Pedro Dias Simão

Position | Categoria: Assistant Professor | Professor auxiliar

E-mail: pedro@dec.uc.pt

Office SF 4.13

Integrated researcher at INESC-Coimbra (web: https://www.uc.pt/en/org/inescc)

Scientific interests:

Buckling and post-buckling

Multibody dynamics

Structural dynamics

Fire safety

Numerical methods and applied mathematics

Architected materials and cellular or repetitive structures

 

Most relevant works:

Simão, P. D. (2017), “Influence of shear deformations on the buckling of columns using the Generalized Beam Theory and energy principles”, European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids, V. 61, p. 216-234.

Simão, P. D. (2017), “Post-buckling analysis of nonlinear shear-deformable prismatic columns using a GBT consistent energy formulation”, Computers and Structures, V. 190, p. 186-204.

Girão Coelho, A. M., Simão, Pedro D., Wadee, M. A. (2013), “Imperfection sensitivity of column instability revisited”, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, V. 90, p. 265-282.

Simão, Pedro D., Girão Coelho, A. M., Bijlaard, Frans S. K. (2012), “Influence of splices on the buckling of columns”, International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, V. 47, 806-822.

Girão Coelho, A. M., Simão, Pedro D., Bijlaard, Frans S. K. (2012), “Guidance for the design of spliced columns”, Journal of Structural Engineering – American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Vol. 138, N. 9, September 2012, 1079-1088.

Simão, Pedro D., Girão Coelho, A. M., Bijlaard, Frans S. K. (2012), “Stability design of crane columns in mill buildings”, Engineering Structures, V. 42, 51-82.

Girão Coelho, A. M., Simão, Pedro D., Bijlaard, Frans S. K. (2010), “Stability design criteria for steel column splices”, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, V. 66, 1261-1277.

Simão, P., Simões da Silva, L. (2004), "A unified energy formulation for the stability analysis of open and closed thin-walled members in the framework of the Generalized Beam Theory", Thin-Walled Structures, Volume 42, Issue 10, October 2004, p. 1495-1517

 

Teaching activities:

Professor of Civil Integrated Master Programmes: 

Strength of Materials II, Mechanics of Continua, Strength of materials I, Structural Dynamics

Professor of Civil Engineering and Fire Safety Engineering PhD programmes:

Structural Stability, Advanced Applied Mathematics, Advanced Computational Methods