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Mansour Ziyaeifar

[Faculty Member]
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Present Occupation: Assistant Professor

E-mail: mansour@iiees.ac.ir
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Joined IIEES on Nov. 1991

Education Research/Teaching & Memberships Professional Experience Selected Publications


  • Ph.D. (Structural Engineering)
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada,1996
    Dissertation: "Refined Transverse Shear Strains in Thick Plate-Shell Elements"

  • M.Sc. (Structural Engineering)
    University of Shiraz Shiraz, 1987 
    Thesis: "Analysis and design of large ferrocement boats"

  • B.Sc. (Civil Engineering)
    Iran University of Science and Technology ,Tehran, 1985

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Research/Teaching & Memberships

Research Interests

  • Structural control

  • Base Isolation and Mass isolation techniques

  • Shear walls with Dual ductility modes

  • Steel beam-column joints with sustainable hysterisis loops

  • Bridge-train-track interaction

Active Projects

  • Design of a controllable viscous dashpot for mass isolated buildings

  • Designing of high performance dual ductility mode shear walls

  • Seismic evaluation and retrofit of Adobe structures

  • Active member in committees for preparation of design guidelines for base isolated buildings and seismic retrofit

Recent Accomplished Projects



  • Structural Control

  • Finite Element Method ( I &II )

  • Advanced Dynamics of Structure



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Professional Experience





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Selected Publications

  • Degenerated Plate Shell Elements with Refined Transverse Shear Strain, Computers and Structures (1996)

  • Adjustable Refined Strain Field in Degenerated Shell Elements, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design (1996)

  • Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics (1998) Partial Mass Isolation in tall buildings,

  • A refined model for beam elements and beam-column joints, Computers and Structures (2000)

  • Mass Isolation, Concepts and Techniques, European Earthquake Engineering (2002)

  • Interaction study of Train-Bridge-Track systems using Maxwell Model, Vehicle-System Dynamics (2005)

  • The Bam Citadel, Earthquake Spectra (2005)

  • Vibration Control in Train-Bridge-Track Systems, Vehicle-System Dynamics (2007)

  • Sloshing Damping in Cylindrical Liquid Storage Tanks with Baffles, Sound and Vibration (2007)

  • Mass Participation in Non-Classical Mass Isolated Systems, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering (2005)

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