Mohammad Al-Emrani

Docent at Chalmers, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering

Mohammad Al-Emrani is an Associate Professor at the Division of Structural Engineering, in the research group Steel and Timber Structures, at Chalmers. Mohammad has since 2008 a position of Associate Professor at the Department of Structural Engineering. He has focused in his research on several fields including the fatigue performance of steel structures as well as well as FRP composite structures and FRP materials for the strengthening and repair of structures. Mohammad is a member of several national and international committees and organizations including TC6-ECCS and IIFC.

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Projects

2015–2018

Sustainable Design of Fatigue-Loaded Steel Structures

Mohammad Al-Emrani Structural Engineering
Formas

2014–2015

Fatigue life prediction by damage tolerance using probalistic fracture mechanics - A feasibility study

Mohammad Al-Emrani Structural Engineering
Farshid Zamiri Akhlaghi Structural Engineering
Swedish Transport Administration

2015–2017

Competitive steel and composite bridges

Mohammad Al-Emrani Structural Engineering
Poja Shams Hakimi Structural Engineering
Swedish Transport Administration

2013–2015

High Volume and Low Cost Composites Material and Manufacturing

Mohammad Al-Emrani Structural Engineering
VINNOVA

2015–2019

Saving Weight by Using Steel Sandwich Bridge Decks

Mohammad Al-Emrani Structural Engineering
Peter Nilsson Civil and Environmental Engineering
Rasoul Atashipour Structural Engineering
Norwegian Public Roads Administration
Swedish Transport Administration

2015–2018

BioInnovation

Mohammad Al-Emrani Structural Engineering
Rasoul Atashipour Structural Engineering
VINNOVA

2015–2018

FALCON: Lättviktslösningar i fiberkomposit för framtidens infrastruktur

Reza Haghani Dogaheh Structural Engineering
Mohammad Al-Emrani Structural Engineering
VINNOVA

2013–2015

Design and procurement of FRP bridges

Reza Haghani Dogaheh Structural Engineering
Robert Kliger Structural Engineering
Mohammad Al-Emrani Structural Engineering
Swedish Transport Administration

2014–2014

Pilot study in laser welded sandwich steel elements

Mohammad Al-Emrani Structural Engineering
Norwegian Public Roads Administration

2011–2013

Flexible Processes and Improved Technologies for Urban Infrastructure Construction Sites (PANTURA)

Robert Kliger Structural Engineering
Mohammad Al-Emrani Structural Engineering
Rasmus Rempling Structural Engineering
Reza Haghani Dogaheh Structural Engineering
Valbona Mara Structural Engineering
European Commission (FP7)

1 publication exists
2014–2014

Eurokodens påverkan på svetsutformning avseende utmattningshållfasthet

Mohammad Al-Emrani Structural Engineering
Swedish Transport Administration

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Publications

2017

The thickness effect of welded details improved by high-frequency mechanical impact treatment

Poja Shams Hakimi, Halid Yildirim, Mohammad Al-Emrani et al
International Journal of Fatigue. Vol. 99, p. 111-124
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2017

Transverse shear stiffness of corrugated core steel sandwich panels with dual weld lines

Peter Nilsson, Mohammad Al-Emrani, S. Rasoul Atashipour et al
Thin-walled structures. Vol. 117, p. 98-112
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2017

Dependency of cohesive laws of a structural adhesive in Mode-I and Mode-II loading on moisture, freeze-thaw cycling, and their synergy

Mohsen Heshmati, Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani et al
Materials and Design. Vol. 122, p. 433-447
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2017

Durability of bonded FRP-to-steel jointsEffects of moisture, de-icing salt solution, temperature and FRP type

Mohsen Heshmati, Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani et al
Composites Part B: Engineering. Vol. 119, p. 153-167
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2017

Exact Lévy-type solutions for bending of thick laminated orthotropic plates based on 3-D elasticity and shear deformation theories

S. Rasoul Atashipour, U.A. Girhammar, Mohammad Al-Emrani et al
Composite structures. Vol. 163, p. 129-151
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Size effect on the fatigue of High Frequency Mechanical Impact treated welds

Poja Shams Hakimi, Halid Yildirim, Mohammad Al-Emrani et al
19th IABSE Congress Stockholm, p. 284-291
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Strain analysis of adhesive joints used to bond FRP laminates to structural steel members

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani,
Maintenance, Monitoring, Safety, Risk and Resilience of Bridges and Bridge Networks - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2016, p. 2552-2559
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Environmental durability of FRP to steel bonded joints in bridges

Mohsen Heshmati, Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani et al
Maintenance, Monitoring, Safety, Risk and Resilience of Bridges and Bridge Networks - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2016, p. 1335-1342
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Reliability-based fatigue assessment of steel bridges using LEFM - A sensitivity analysis

J. Leander, Mohammad Al-Emrani,
International Journal of Fatigue. Vol. 93, p. 82-91
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Effects of moisture on the long-term performance of adhesively bonded FRP/steel joints used in bridges

Mohsen Heshmati, Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani et al
Composites Part B: Engineering. Vol. 92, p. 447-462
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Fatigue life improvement of welded bridge details using high frequency mechanical impact (HFMI) treatment

Poja Shams Hakimi, Andrea Mosiello, Konstantinos Kostakakis et al
Heinisuo, M & Mäkinen, J (eds) 2015, The 13th Nordic Steel Construction Conference (NSCC.2015). Tampere University of Technology, Tampere., p. 201-202
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

A new method for strengthening concrete structures using prestressed FRP laminates

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
8th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference: Implementing Innovative Ideas in Structural Engineering and Project Management, ISEC 2015; Sydney; Australia; 23 November 2015 through 28 November 2015, p. 1153-1158
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

HYGROTHERMAL DURABILITY OF ADHESIVELY BONDED FRP/STEEL JOINTS

Mohsen Heshmati, Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani et al
Implementing Innovative Ideas in Structural Engineering and Project Management, p. 75-80
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Improving the performance of bolted joints in composite structures using metal inserts

Valbona Mara, Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani et al
Journal of composite materials. Vol. 50 (21), p. 3001-3018
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Environmental durability of adhesively bonded FRP/steel joints in civil engineering applications: State of the art

Mohsen Heshmati, Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani et al
Composites Part B: Engineering. Vol. 81, p. 259-275
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Steel-Sandwich Elements in Bridge Applications

Peter Nilsson, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Farshid Zamiri Akhlaghi et al
Report
2014

A NOVEL CONNECTION FOR FIBRE REINFORCED POLYMER BRIDGE DECKS: CONCEPTUAL DESIGN AND EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION

Valbona Mara, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Reza Haghani et al
Composite structures. Vol. 117, p. 83-97
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Post weld treatment - Implementation on bridges with special focus on HFMI

Poja Shams Hakimi, Mohammad Al-Emrani,
Report
2014

Fatigue Design of Steel and Composite Bridges

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Mustafa Aygül,
Monograph, book
2014

DESIGN OF FRP/STEEL JOINTS BONDED BY THICK ADHESIVE LAYERS EXPERIMENTAL CHARACHTERIZATION AND NUMERICAL MODELLING USING DAMAGE MECHANICS

Mohsen Heshmati, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Reza Haghani et al
2nd International Conference on Advances in Civil and Structural Engineering (CSE)
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2014

An investigation of distortion-induced fatigue cracking under variable amplitude loading using 3D crack propagation analysis

Mustafa Aygül, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Z. Barsoum et al
Engineering Failure Analysis. Vol. 45, p. 151-163
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

A novel connection for fibre reinforced polymer bridge decks: Conceptual design and experimental investigation

Valbona Mara, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Reza Haghani et al
Composite structures. Vol. 117, p. 83-97
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Investigation of distortion-induced fatigue cracked welded details using 3D crack propagation analysis

Mustafa Aygül, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Z. Barsoum et al
International Journal of Fatigue. Vol. 64, p. 54-66
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

A comparative study of different fatigue failure assessments of welded bridge details

Mustafa Aygül, Mathias Bokesjö, Mohsen Heshmati et al
International Journal of Fatigue. Vol. 49 (0), p. 62-72
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

A new design model for adhesive joints used to bond FRP laminates to steel beams

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani,
CICE 2012, Italy
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Fatigue-Prone Details in Steel Bridges

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Mohsen Heshmati et al
Buildings. Vol. 2 (4), p. 456-476
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Fatigue strength of fillet welds subjected to multi-axial stresses

Mathias Bokesjö, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Thomas Svensson et al
International Journal of Fatigue. Vol. 44, p. 21-31
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Upgrading of an Existing Concrete-Steel Bridge Using Fibre Reinforced Polymer Deck – A Feasibility Study

Valbona Mara, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
FRP Bridges Conference 2012- Conference Proceedings, p. 26-34
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Upgrading of an existing concrete-steel bridge using fibre reinforced polymer deck - A feasibility study

Valbona Mara, Mohammad Al-Emrani,
6th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, CICE 2012; Rome; Italy; 13 June 2012 through 15 June 2012 (06-136)
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Fatigue design of plated structures using structural hot spot stress approach

Mohsen Heshmati, Mohammad Al-Emrani,
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2012, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, 8-12 July 2012, p. 3146-3153
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Fatigue asessment of weld terminations in welded cover-plate details; A comparison of local approaches

Mohsen Heshmati, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Bo Edlund et al
Nordic Steel Construction Conference, Oslo, Sept 5-7, 2012, p. 781-790
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Girders with trapezoidally corrugated webs under patch loading

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Bo Edlund, Reza Haghani et al
Nordic Steel Construction Confrence, p. 107-116
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

A new design model for adhesive joints used to bond FRP laminates to steel beams - Part A: Background and theory

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani,
Construction and Building Materials. Vol. 34, p. 486-493
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Modelling and fatigue life assessment of orthotropic bridge deck details using FEM

Mustafa Aygül, Mohammad Al-Emrani, S. Urushadze et al
International Journal of Fatigue. Vol. 40, p. 129-142
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

A new design model for adhesive joints used to bond FRP laminates to steel beams Part B: Experimental verification

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani,
Construction and Building Materials. Vol. 30, p. 686-694
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Design of Adehsive Joints in FRP-Bonded Steel Beams

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics. Vol. 12 (1), p. 53-73
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2011

Girders with Trapezoidally Corrugated Webs -- Under Patch Loading

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Bo Edlund, Nikolaus Ljungström et al
EUROSTEEL 2011. Vol. 2, p. 620-625
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Evaluation of the Fatigue Strength of an Orthotropic Bridge Deck Detail Using Hot Spot Stress Approach

Mustafa Aygül, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Ladislav Frýba et al
Proceedings of the International Conference on Advance in Welding Science & Technology for Construction, Energy & Transportation. Vol. AWST-2010 (AWST-10/63), p. 261-268
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Performance of steel beams strengthened with CFRP laminate - Part 2: FE analyses

Dag Linghoff, Mohammad Al-Emrani,
Composites Part B-Engineering. Vol. 41 (7), p. 516-522
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

Performance of steel beams strengthened with CFRP laminate - Part 1: Laboratory tests

Dag Linghoff, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
Composites Part B-Engineering. Vol. 41 (7), p. 509-515
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

Stress distribution in adhesive joints with tapered laminates - Effect of tapering length and material properties

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
Journal of Composite Materials. Vol. 44 (3), p. 287-302
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

Effect of Laminate Tapering on Strain Distribution in Adhesive Joints: Experimental Investigation

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. Vol. 29 (7), p. 972-985
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2009

Effects of geometrical modifications on behavior of adhesive joints used to bond CFRP laminates to steel members - experimental investigation

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
Nordic Steel Conference, Sweden
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Strengthening Glulam Beams with Steel and Composite Plates

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Reza Haghani, Robert Kliger et al
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Composite Science and Technology, Sharjah, UAE
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Effect of laminate tapering on strain distribution in adhesive joints: an experimental investigation

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
Proceedings of the 7th International Conferene on Composite Science and Technology, Sharjah, UAE
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Timber-framed partition walls and their restraining effect on warp in built-in wall studs - Models for twist

Magnus Bäckström, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
Construction and Building Materials. Vol. 23 (12), p. 3556-3563
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2009

Interfacial stress analysis of geometrically modified adhesive joints in steel beams strengthened with FRP laminates

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
Construction and Building Materials. Vol. 23 (3), p. 1413-1422
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2009

Carbon.fibre composites for strengthening steel structures

Dag Linghoff, Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani et al
Thin-walled structures. Vol. 47 (10), p. 1048-1058
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2008

Anchoring Pre-stressed FRP laminates

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Reza Haghani, Robert Kliger et al
Patent
2008

Effect of tapering on interfacial stresses in adhesive joints without adhesive fillet

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
Fourth International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2008)
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Investigation of steel I-beams strengthened with CFRP plate

Dag Linghoff, Mohammad Al-Emrani,
International conference "Sustainable Bridges - Assessment for future traffic demands and longer lives"
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Strengthening steel structures with bonded CFRP

Dag Linghoff, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
Advanced Composites in Construction (ACIC 07)
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

The effect of plate end tapering on the interfacial stresses in adhesively bonded composite elements

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Reza Haghani, Joakim Höglind et al
The third international conference on structural engineering, mechanics and computation. Cape Town, South Africa, 10-12 September 2007
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Reinforcement of glulam elements subjected to large local compression perpendicular to the grain using self-tapping screws

Roberto Crocetti, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
The third international conference on structural engineering, mechanics and computation. Cape Town, South Africa, 10-12 September 2007
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Upgrading of Steel Beams using Composite Materials

Dag Linghoff, Mohammad Al-Emrani,
Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2007) Hong Kong, China, 12-14 December. Vol. 2, p. 973-978
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Control of Interfacial Stresses in Beams Strengthened with Prestressed CFRP Laminates

Reza Haghani, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2007) Hong Kong, China, 12-14 December. Vol. 2, p. 1053-1060
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Strengthening Glulam Beams with Steel and Composite Plates

Robert Kliger, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Marie Johansson et al
Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2007) Hong Kong, China, 12-14 December. Vol. 1, p. 291-296
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Increased stiffness of timber beams with steel and/or CFRP laminates

Marie Johansson, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Jobin Jacob et al
Third international conference on structural engineering, mechanics and computation
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Analysis of interfacial shear stresses in beams strengthened with bonded prestressed laminates

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger,
Composites: Part B - Engineering. Vol. 37, p. 265-272
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

Experimental and numerical investigation of the behaviour and strength of composite steel-cfrp members

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger,
Advances in structural engineering. Vol. 9 (6), p. 29-41
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

Strengthening steel beams using bonded Carbon-Fibre-Reinforced-Polymers laminates

Dag Linghoff, Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger et al
3rd International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management - Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management, Life-Cycle Performance and Cost; Porto; Portugal; 16 July 2006 through 19 July 2006, p. 1011-1012
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2005

Bonding strength and fracture mechanisms in composite steel-CFRP elements

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Dag Linghoff, Robert Kliger et al
Bonded behaviour of FRP in Structures (BBFS 2005)
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2005

The Behavior, Strength and Fracture Mechanisms in Composite Steel-CFRP Members

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger,
International symposium on bond behaviour of FRP in structures, 8-10 December 2005, Hong Kong, China.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2005

Fatigue performance of stringer to floor-beam connections in riveted railway bridges

Mohammad Al-Emrani,
Journal of Bridge Engineering. Vol. 10 (2), p. 179-185
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2004

Fatigue performance of stringer-to-floor-beam connections in riveted railway bridges

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Björn Åkesson, Robert Kliger et al
Second International Conference on Bridge naintainace, Afety and Management
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2004

Overlooked Secondary Effects in Open-Deck Truss Bridges

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Björn Åkesson, Robert Kliger et al
Structural Engineering International. Vol. 14 (4)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2003

FE analysis of stringer-to-floor-beam connections in riveted railway bridges

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger,
Journal of Constructional Steel Research. Vol. 59 (7), p. 803-818
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2002

You have full text access to this content Experimentelle Untersuchung des Ermüdungsverhaltens genieteter Träger

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Björn Åkesson,
Stahlbau (2), p. 145-150
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2002

Experimentelle untersuchung des ermudungsverhaltens genieteter trager

Mohammad Al-Emrani, Robert Kliger,
Stahlbau. Vol. 71 (2), p. 145-150
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed