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Conference Papers
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Sabet Rasekh, M., Behnamfar, F. (2017), “Displacement-based design of structures considering bi-directional torsional irregularity,” 10th National Congress of Civil Engineering, 20 & 21 April, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. April 2017
Abbasnia, H., Behnamfar, F. (2017), “A macromodel for simulation of cyclic behavior of concrete connections,” 10th National Congress of Civil Engineering, 20 & 21 April, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. April 2017
Farahani, D., Behnamfar, F. (2017), “Study of pounding in torsional adjacent structures,” 10th National Congress of Civil Engineering, 20 & 21 April, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. April 2017
Farahanchi Baradaran, M., Behnamfar, F. (2016), “Seismic design of steel structures based on ductility level,” 9th National Congress of Civil Engineering, 11 & 12 May, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran. May 2016
Behnamfar, F., Moradi, R. (2016), “Dynamic behavior of concrete cylindrical storage tanks and a specific mechanical model,” 9th National Congress of Civil Engineering, 11 & 12 May, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran. May 2016
Behnamfar, F. & Banizadeh, M. (2015), “Effect of inelastic soil structure interaction on distribution of seismic vulnerability in special moment frame RC structures,” 10th International Congress on Civil Engineering, 5-7 May 2015, University of Tabriz, Ta May 2016
Behnamfar, F. & Talebi, M. (2015), “An effective method for selection and modification of ground motions for dynamic time history analysis,” 7th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, 18-21 May 2015, Tehran, Iran. May 2015
Behnamfar, F. & Banizadeh, M. (2015), “Effect of inelastic soil structure interaction on distribution of seismic vulnerability in special moment frame RC structures,” 10th International Congress on Civil Engineering, 5-7 May 2015, University of Tabriz, Ta May 2015
Heydari, M. & Behnamfar, F. (2015), “A macro-model for nonlinear dynamic analysis of 3D RC shear walls and comparison with the finite elements method,” 10th International Congress on Civil Engineering, 5-7 May 2015, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran. May 2015
Behnamfar, F. & Alibabaei, H. (2015), “Correction factors including nonclassical nature of soil-structure interaction spectral analysis,” 7th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, 18-21 May 2015, Tehran, Iran. May 2015
Behnamfar, F. & Madani, B. (2014), "Effects of mutual cross interaction and pounding on nonlinear seismic response of adjacent buildings," Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, August 2014, Istanbul, Turkey. August 2014
Behnamfar, F. & Talebi, M. (2014), "An Effective Method for Selection and Modification of Ground Motion for Dynamic Time History Analysis," Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, August 2014, Istanbul, Turkey. August 2014
Behnamfar, F. & Afshari, M. (2013) “Seismic analysis of stone arch bridges collapsing under earthquake,” 3rd International Conference on Recent Advances in Railway Engineering (ICRARE-2013), May 2013, Tehran, Iran. May 2013
Behnamfar, F. & Nikbakht, R. (2013) “Structural Response Spectra under Passing Underground Trains,” 3rd International Conference on Recent Advances in Railway Engineering (ICRARE-2013), May 2013, Tehran, Iran. May 2013
Haghollahi, S. & Behnamfar, F. (2013), “Performance evaluation of special RC moment frames considering soil-structure interaction,”4th International Conference on Concrete and Development, May 2013, Tehran, Iran. May 2013
Behnamfar, F. & Yazdabad, M. (2013) “Seismic behavior of concrete cylindrical storage tanks,” 4th International Conference on Concrete and Development, May 2013, Tehran, Iran May 2013
Behnamfar, F. & Haghollahi, S. (2012), “Collapse Performance Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Special Moment Frame Systems,” 15WCEE, 24-28 September 2012, Lisboa, Portugal. September 2012
Sheikholeslami, A.B. & Behnamfar, F. (2012), “Seismic Behavior of New Visco Plastic Device Equipped with Steel cores andViscoelastic Solid,” 15WCEE, 24-28 September 2012, Lisboa, Portugal. September 2012
Nooraie, M. & Behnamfar, F. (2012), “A new procedure for selection and modification of strong ground motion for nonlinear dynamic analysis,” 15WCEE, 24-28 September 2012, Lisboa, Portugal September 2012
F. Behnamfar, A. Pezeshki. (2011), “Damage-based seismic design of moment-resistant frames ”, 6th International Conference of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, 16-18 May 2011, Tehran, Iran. May 2011
Behnamfar F. & Sahraei, A. (2011), "Proposing Drift Pushover Analysis as an Alternative for Current Nonlinear Static Seismic Evaluation Procedures," 6th International Conference on Seismology & Earthquake Engineering (SEE6), Tehran, Iran. May 2011
Behnamfar, F. & Nikbakht, R. (2011), “Assessment Spectra for Structures subject to Passing Underground Trains,” PROTECT2011, August 30 – September 1, 2011, Lugano, Switzerland. September 2011
Pezeshki, Ali & Behnamfar F. (2010), “Damage-based seismic design of moment-resisting frames,” 14ECEE, Ohrid, Macedonia, August 2010. August 2010
Berahman F. & Behnamfar F. (2010), “Probabilistic demand model and fragility estimates for critical failure mode of un-anchored steel storage tanks,” 9th US National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Toronto, Canada, July 2010. July 2010
Ali Pezeshki & Farhad Behnamfar. (2010) “Seismic design of multi story buildings. I: Basis of acceptable story damage”, 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, August 30-September 3, 2010, Ohrid, Macedonia September 2010
Ali Pezeshki & Farhad Behnamfar,(2010), “Seismic design of multi story buildings. II: Member damage control”, 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, August 30-September 3, 2010, Ohrid, Macedonia September 2010
Farshad Berahman & Farhad Behnamfar,(2010), “Probabilistic demand model and fragility estimates for critical failure mode of un-anchore steel storage tanks”, Proceedings of the 9th US National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, July July 2010
Behnamfar F. & Rajabipour A., “Probabilistic estimation of fire spreading following an earthquake due to gas pipeline damage,” 14WCEE, Beijing, China, Oct. 2008. October 2008
Berahman F. & Behnamfar F., “Fragility estimates for un-anchored on-grade steel storage tanks,”14WCEE, Beijing, China, Oct. 2008. October 2008
Nateghi-Elahi F., Rezaei-Tabrizi A., & Behnamfar F., “Structure-Soil-Structure Effects on Nonlinear Dynamic Response of Tall Buildings,” ECEES, Swiss, September 2006. September 2006
Behnamfar, F. & Fazeli, E. (2005), “Performance of old stone arch railway bridges under dead, live and seismic loading: a case study,” Conmat05, Vancouver, Canada, August 2005. August 2005
Hosseini M., Behnamfar F. & Ghafurian S. I. (2002), “A Study on the Seismic Behavior of Tehran Tele-Communication Tower Considering Site Effects,” 12ECEE, London, England, August 2002. August 2002
Behnamfar, F. & Mohajeri A. H. (2001), “A Study on the Dynamic Behavior of Tube or Outrigger-Brace Buildings on Different Soils,” SDEE2001, Philadelphia, USA, August 2001. August 2001
Behnamfar, F. (2000), “Survey and Classification of Lifeline Damages in Great Earthquakes of the Last Decade,” Proceedings of the Second Japan-Iran Workshop on Earthquake Engineering and Disaster Mitigation, Kobe, Japan, November 2000. November 2000
Behnamfar, F. & Sugimura, Y. (2000), “Response Analysis of Adjacent Structures and Comparison with Recorded Data,” Proceedings of 12WCEE, New Zealand, February 2000. February 2000
Behnamfar, F. & Sugimura, Y. (1999), “An Investigation on the Importance of Rotational Input of Seismic Ground Motion for Buildings,” Proc. of the 3rd International Conf. on Earthquake Engineering & Seismology (SEE3), Vol. II, pp 701-710, Tehran, Iran, Ma February 1999
Behnamfar, F. & Sugimura, Y. (1997), “Effects of Random Spatial Variation of Shear and Rayleigh Waves on the Lateral Response of Structures,” Proc. of Annual Conf. of AIJ, Sep. ’97, Tokyo, Japan. September 1997
Behnamfar, F. & Sugimura, Y. (1997), “Cross-Interaction of Structures Subject to Deterministic and Random Wave Fields,” Proc. of 8th International Conf. on Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (SDEE’97), July ’97, Istanbul, Turkey July 1997
Behnamfar, F. & Sugimura, Y. (1997), “On the Dynamic Response of Two Adjacent Embedded Foundations,” Proc. of Annual Conf. of Japan Geotechnical Society, July ’97, Kumamoto, Japan July 1997
Behnamfar, F. & Sugimura, Y. (1997), “Lateral Response of Structures Resting on Flexible Soils Under Shear and Rayleigh Waves,” Proc. of Regional Conf. of AIJ, June ’97, Sendai, Japan June 1997
Behnamfar, F. & Kurita, S. (1996), “Comparison Between Effects of Body and Surface Waves on Torsionally Coupled Soil-Structure Systems,” Proc. of 11WCEE, June ’96, Acapulco, Mexico. June 1996
Behnamfar, F., Sugimura, Y. & Tobita, J. (1996), “Dynamic Response and Cross-Interaction of 2-D Surface Foundations for SH waves,” Proc. of Annual Conf. of Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ), Sep. ’96, Kyoto, Japan. September 1996
Journal Papers
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Shafiei Varzaneh, M., Behnamfar, F. (2017) “Effect of opening on the lateral behavior of masonry walls with and without concrete ties,” Sharif Science & Research Journal, Sharif University of Technology (In Persian with English abstract). February 2017
Soleimani, E., Behnamfar, F. (2017). “New moment-rotation equation for welded steel beam-to-column connections,” International Journal of Steel Structures, 17 (2), 1-23, June 2017. June 2017
Ghandil, M., Behnamfar, F. (2017). “Ductility demands of MRF structures on soft soils considering soil-structure interaction,” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 92, 203-214, Jan. 2017. January 2017
Behnamfar, F., Nooraei, M., Talebi Velni, M., (2017). “A three-step method for earthquake record selection for dynamic analysis of structures,” Journal of Amirkabir University of Technology (Accepted) (In Persian with English abstract). February 2017
BiabanNavard, M., Behnamfar, F., and Zibasokhan, H. (2017). “Cyclic behavior of battened and laced columns and proposing a substitute super-element,” Journal of Amirkabir University of Technology (Accepted) (In Persian with English abstract). February 2017
Jafari, A., Kabiri-Samani, A., Behnamfar, F., (2017). “Flow-induced horizontal and vertical vibrations of sluice gates due to different hydraulic conditions,” Water Engineering and Management (Accepted). February 2017
Behnamfar, F., Mirhosseini, M., Alibabaei, H. (2017). “Seismic behavior of structures considering uplift and soil structure interaction,” Advances in Structural Engineering (Accepted). February 2017
Behnamfar, F., Mohajeri, A.H., (2017). “Response amplification factors and dynamic behavior of tube and outrigger systems of tall buildings on flexible soil,” Journal of Amirkabir University of Technology (Accepted) (In Persian with English abstract). February 2017
Behnamfar, F., Pouyan, F., Omidi, M., Zibasokhan, H. (2017). “Effect of uplift on the behavior of steel structures and response modification factor,” Journal of Amirkabir University of Technology (Accepted) (In Persian with English abstract). February 2017
Behnamfar, F., Sayyadpour, H. (2016). “The near-field method: a modified equivalent linear method for dynamic soil-structure interaction analysis. Part I: Theory and methodology,” Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 14 (8), 2361-2384, Aug. 2016. August 2016
Behnamfar, F., Alibabaei, H. (2016). “Correction factors including nonclassical nature of soil-structure interaction spectral analysis,” Journal of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (Accepted) February 2016
Behnamfar, F., Dorafshan, S., Taheri, A., Hashemi, B.H. (2016). “A method for rapid estimation of dynamic coupling and spectral responses of connected adjacent structures,” The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings (Accepted). February 2016
Behnamfar, F., Fathollahi, A. (2016). “Conversion Factors for Design Spectral Accelerations Including Soil-Structure Interaction,” Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 14 (10), 2731-2755, Oct. 2016. October 2016
Zibasokhan, H., Behnamfar, F., Behfarnia, K. (2016). “Seismic behavior of moment resisting connections of steel beam to continuous concrete column,” Advances in Structural Engineering (Accepted). February 2016
Behnamfar, F., Artoonian, R., Ghandil, M. (2016). “Nonlinear modelling and seismic behavior of precast concrete structures with steel shear walls,” Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 49 (4), 293-304, Dec. 2016. December 2016
Kermani, H., Behnamfar, F., Morsali, V. (2016). “Seismic Design of Steel Structures Based on Ductility,” International Journal of Engineering, Transactions A, Vol. 29, No. 1. February 2016
Ghandil, M., Behnamfar, F., Vafaeian, M. (2016). “Dynamic responses of structure– soil–structure systems with an extension of the equivalent linear soil modeling,” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 80, 149-162. February 2016
Behnamfar, F., Moghtaderi-Esfahani, A., Nikbakht, R., Ghandil, M. (2016). “Analysis of structural vibrations due to passage of underground trains,” International Journal of Engineering, 29 (6), 742-751, June 2016. June 2016
Behnamfar, F., Taherian, S.M., Sahraei, A. (2016). “Enhanced nonlinear static analysis with the drift pushover procedure for tall buildings,” Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 14 (11), 3025-3046, Nov. 2016. November 2016
Banisheikholeslami, A., Behnamfar, F., Ghandil, M. (2016). “A beam-to-column connection with visco-elastic and hysteretic dampers for seismic damage control,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 117, 185-195. February 2016
Rajabipour, A., Behnamfar, F. (2016). “A fire ignition model and its application for estimating loss due to damage of the urban gas network in an earthquake,” International Journal of Engineering, 29 (11), 1507-1519, Nov. 2016. November 2016
Sayyadpour, H., Behnamfar, F., El Naggar, M.H. (2016). “The near-field method: a modified equivalent linear method for dynamic soil-structure interaction analysis. Part II: Verification and example application,” Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 14 (8), August 2016
Behnamfar, F., Banizadeh, M. (2016). “Effects of soil–structure interaction on distribution of seismic vulnerability in RC structures,” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 80, 73-86. February 2016
Shafiei Varzaneh, M., Behnamfar, F. (2016) “Effect of opening on the lateral behavior of masonry walls with and without concrete ties,” Sharif Science & Research Journal, Sharif University of Technology (Accepted) (In Persian with English abstract). February 2016
Ghandil, M., Behnamfar, F. (2015) "The near-field method for dynamic analysis of structures on soft soils including inelastic soil-structure interaction," Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 75, 1–17. August 2015
Saberi, M., Behnamfar, F., Vafaeian, M. (2015). “A Continuum Shell-beam Finite Element Modeling of Buried Pipes with 90-degree Elbow Subjected to Earthquake Excitations,” International Journal of Engineering, Transactions C: Aspects, 28, 3, 338-349. March 2015
Behnamfar, F., Rafizadeh, H., Omidi, M. (2015). “Innovative connections for precast concrete moment resisting frames,” Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering (Accepted). September 2015
Abbasi, H., Behnamfar, F., Fathollahi, A. (2015). “Dynamic analysis of soil-structure interaction using the neural networks and the support vector machines,” Expert Systems with Applications ,VOL. 42,PP 8971-8981 December 2015
Madani, B., Behnamfar, F., Tajmir Riahi, H. (2015). “Dynamic response of structures subjected to pounding and structure-soil-structure interaction,” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 78, pp 46-60 November 2015
Omidi, M., Behnamfar, F. (2015). “A numerical model for simulation of RC beam-column connections,” Engineering Structures, 88, 51–73. April 2015
Behnamfar, F., Shahgholian, R. (2014) "A Comparative Study and Proposal for Enhancement of Rapid Seismic Evaluation of Masonry Buildings," Sharif Science & Research Journal, Sharif University of Technology (Accepted) (In Persian with English abstract). February 2014
Behnamfar, F., Bahmanzad, A. (2014), “Behavior of the Iranian Code-Based Moment Resisting Steel Structures under Near-Field Earthquakes: Proposing a Modified Design Drift,” Sharif Science & Research Journal, Sharif University of Technology, Vol. 2-29, No. Winter 2014
Sahraei A., Behnamfar, F. (2014) “A drift pushover analysis procedure for estimating seismic demands of buildings,” Earthquake Spectra, 30, 4, 1601–1618. November 2014
Javaheri-Tafti, M.R., Ronagh, H.R., Behnamfar, F., Memarzadeh, P. (2014) “An experimental investigation on the seismic behavior of cold-formed steel walls sheathed by thin steel plates,” Thin-Walled Structures, 80, 66–79. February 2014
Forooghi, H., Behnamfar, F., Madani, B. (2014) "Case study for evaluation of dynamic characteristics of adjacent buildings," Amirkabir Journal, Amirkabir University of Technology (Accepted) (In Persian with English abstract). February 2014
Behnamfar, F., Afshari, M. (2013), “Collapse Analysis and Strengthening of Stone Arch Bridges Against Earthquake,” International Journal of Architectural Heritage: Conservation, Analysis, and Restoration, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2013, pages 1-25. January 2013
Sharif, V., Behnamfar, F. (2013) “Evaluating the effects of near-field earthquakes on the behavior of moment resisting frames,” Journal of Computational Methods in Civil Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp 79-91. February 2013
Saberi, M., Behnamfar, F., Vafaeian, M. (2013) “A semi-analytical model for estimating seismic behavior of buried steel pipes at bend point under propagating waves,” Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 11, pp 1373-1402. February 2013
Najjarzadegan, I., Behnamfar, F. (2013) “Comparison of explicit and implicit integration methods in hybrid simulation using iterative numerical operations on substructures” Sharif Science & Research Journal, Sharif University of Technology, Vol. 2-30, No. Winter 2013
Dorafshan, S., Behnamfar, F., Khamesipour, A., Motosaka, M. (2013) “The condensed hyperelements method of non-vertical consistent boundaries for wave propagation analysis in irregular media,” Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, Vol. 12, No. December 2013
Varasteh, A., Behnamfar, F., Salimi M. (2012), “Assessment of the Conventional Control Algorithms and Proposing a Modified Displacement Feedback Control for Performance-Based Design of Structures,” Journal of Computational Methods in Civil Engineering, Vo Winter 2012
Berahman, F. Behnamfar, F. (2009), “Probabilistic seismic demand model and fragility estimates for critical failure modes of un-anchored steel storage tanks in petroleum complexes,” Journal of the Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 24, Issue 4, pp October 2009
Berahman F. & Behnamfar F. (2007), “Seismic fragility curves for un-anchored on-grade steel storage tanks: Bayesian approach,” Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Imperial College, London, Vol. 11, No. 2, Mar. 2007. Fall 2007
Behnamfar, F. & Sugimura, Y. (1999), “Dynamic Response of Adjacent Structures Under Spatially Deterministic and Random Propagation of Seismic Waves,” Journal of the Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 14, No. 1-2, pp 33-44, Oct. ’99. January 1999
Behnamfar, F. & Sugimura, Y. (1998), “Cross-Interaction of Surface and Embedded Structures Subject to Spatial variation of Ground Motion,” Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering, Trans. of AIJ, Japan, No. 507, pp 69-76, May ’98. May 1998
Books
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Regulations for Analysis and Design of Oil Industry Structures and Equipments for Seismic Loads, group of authors, 2004 & 2010. February 2010
Instructions for Seismic Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Electricity Production and Distribution Network, group of authors, 2010. February 2010
Guidelines for the Instructions for Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings, 3 Vols., group of authors, 2008. February 2008
Instructions for Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings, group of authors, 2003 & 2006. February 2003
Commentary for the Instructions for Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings, group of authors, 2003 & 2007. February 2003
Guidelines for Seismic Design of Oil Industry structures, group of authors, 2002. February 2002