Publications
Dynamics
  • O'Brien, E.J., González, A., Dowling, J., Znidaric, A. ‘Direct measurement of dynamics in road bridges using a bridge weigh-in-motion system’, Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering, VIII (4), pp.263-270.

     

  • Caprani, C.C., Gonzalez, A., Rattigan, P.H. and O' Brien, E.J, (2012), ‘Assessment dynamic ratio for traffic loading on highway bridges’, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering: Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design and Performance, 8(3), pp. 295-304, DOI: 10.1080/15732471003667645

     

  • O'Brien, E.J., Taheri, A., Gavin, K. (2012) ‘The Influence of Subgrade Subsidence on Train Track Dynamic Interaction’, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance, Railway 2012, Editors: Pombo, J., Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

     

  • Cantero, D., González, A., O'Brien, E.J. (2011) ‘Comparison of bridge dynamic amplification due to articulated 5-axle trucks and large cranes’, Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering, 6 (1) 2011-03, pp.39-47

     

  • Cantero, D., O'Brien, E. J. & González, A. (2010) ‘Modelling the vehicle in vehicle—infrastructure dynamic interaction studies’, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part K: Journal of Multi-body Dynamics, 224 (2), pp. 243-248, DOI: 10.1243/14644193JMBD228

     

  • Carey, C., O'Brien, E.J., González, A. (2010) ‘Dynamic Amplification Factors for Bridges with Various Boundary Conditions’ Proceedings of the Bridge & Infrastructure Research in Ireland Conference 2010, Editors: Ni Nualláin, N.A. et al., Cork Institute of Technology

     

  • Dowling, J., González, A., O'Brien, E. J., Walsh, B. J. (2010) ‘Finite Element Model Updating Using Cross-Entrophy’, Proceedings of the Bridge & Infrastructure Research in Ireland Conference 2010, Editors: Ni Nualláin, N.A. et al., Cork Institute of Technology

     

  • González, A., Dowling, J., O'Brien, E. J., Znidaric, A. (2010) ‘Experimental determination of dynamic allowance for traffic loading in bridges’, TRB 89th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers DVD, Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting, TRB, Washington DC.

     

  • Gonzalez, A., O' Brien, E.J., Cantero, D., Li, Y.-Y., Dowling, J., Znidaric, A. (2010), ‘Critical Speed for the Dynamics of Truck Meeting Events on Bridges with a Smooth Road Surface’, Journal of Sound and Vibrations, 329 (11), pp. 2127-2146, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsv.2010.01.002

     

  • O'Brien, E. J., McGetrick, P., González, A. (2010), ‘Identification of Road Irregularities via Vehicle Accelerations’, Transport Research Arena Europe 2010, Brussels, Belgium

     

  • O'Brien, E. J., González, A., Znidaric, A. (2010) ‘Recommendations for Dynamic Allowance in Bridge Assessment’, Proceedings of the 5th International al Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management and Life-Cycle Optimization, Editors: Franogpol, D. M., Sause, R. & Kusko, C Philadelphia, USA

     

  • O' Brien, E.J., Cantero, D., Enright, B. and González, A., (2010), ‘Characteristic dynamic increment for extreme traffic loading events on short and medium span highway bridges’, Engineering Structures, 32 (12), pp. 3287-3835, DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2010.08.018

     

  • Cantero, D., González, A., O'Brien, E. J. (2009) ‘Maximum dynamic stress on bridges traversed by moving loads’, Proceedings of the ICE - Bridge Engineering, 162 (2), Institution of Civil Engineers/Thomas Telford Publishing, pp.75-85, DOI: /10.1680/bren.2009.162.2.75

 

  • González, A., Cantero, D., O'Brien, E. J. (2009) ‘The Impact of a Bump on the Response of a Bridge to Traffic’, Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Funchal, Editors: B.H.V. Topping, L.F. Costa Neves and R.C. Barros, Portugal

     

  • O' Brien, E.J., Rattigan, P., González, A., Dowling and J., Žnidarič, A., (2009), 'Characteristic Dynamic Traffic Load Effects in Bridges', Engineering Structures, 31 (7), pp. 1607-1612, DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2009.02.013

     

  • Rattigan, P.H., González, A., O' Brien, E.J. (2009) ‘Influence of pre-existing vibrations on the dynamic response of medium span bridges’, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 36(1), pp. 73-84, DOI: 10.1139/L08-104

     

  • Gonzalez, A., O' Brien, E.J., Y.-Y. Li & K. Cashell (2008) ‘The use of vehicle acceleration measurements to estimate road roughness’, Vehicle System Dynamics: International Journal of Vehicle Mechanics and Mobility, 46 (6), pp. 483-499, DOI: 10.1080/00423110701485050

     

  • Gonzalez, A., Rattigan, P.H., O' Brien, E.J. and Caprani, C.C., (2008), 'Determination of bridge lifetime dynamic amplification factor using finite element analysis of critical loading scenarios', Engineering Structures, 30 (9), pp. 2330-2337. DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2008.01.017

     

  • Harris, N. K., O' Brien, E. J. and González, A. (2007), 'Reduction of bridge dynamic amplification through adjustment of vehicle suspension damping', Journal of Sound & Vibration, 302 (3), pp. 471-485, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsv.2006.11.020

     

  • Li, Y-Y, O' Brien, E.J. and González, A., (2006), 'The Development of a Dynamic Amplification Estimator for Bridges with Good Road Profiles', Journal of Sound & Vibration, 293 (1-2), pp. 125-137, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsv.2005.09.015

     

  • Brady, S.P. and O' Brien, E.J. & Žnidarič, A. (2006), 'Effect of Vehicle Velocity on the Dynamic Amplification of a Vehicle crossing a Simply Supported Bridge', Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, 11 (2), pp. 241-249, DOI: /10.1061/(ASCE)1084-0702(2006)11:2(241)

     

  • Brady, S.P. and O' Brien, E.J. (2006), 'The Effect of Vehicle Velocity on the Dynamic Amplification of Two Vehicles crossing a Simply Supported Bridge', Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, 11 (2), pp. 250-256, DOI: /10.1061/(ASCE)1084-0702(2006)11:2(250)

     

  • Wilson, S.P., Harris, N. K. and O' Brien, E.J, (2006), ‘The use of Bayesian Statistics to predict patterns of spatial repeatability’, Journal of Transportation Research: Part C – Emerging Technologies, 14 (5), pp. 303-315, DOI: 10.1016/j.trc.2006.07.002

     

  • González, A., O'Connor, A., O'Brien, E. J., (2003) ‘An Assessment of the Influence of Dynamic Interaction Modelling on Predicted Characteristic Load Effects in Bridges’, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Current and Future Trends in Bridge Design, construction and Maintenance, Editors: B.I.G. Barr et. al., Shanghai, China