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Gary Prinz

Gary Prinz

Assistant Professor

College of Engineering

(CVEG)-Civil Engineering

Phone: 479-575-2494

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  • Fundamentals of Fracture and Fatigue in Structures
  • Seismic design solutions for steel structures
  • Mechanics and simulation of ductile fracture
  • Ultra low-cycle fatigue
  • Computer simulation of structures under dynamic loads
  • Post-doc, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)
  • Ph.D., Brigham Young University
  • M.S., Brigham Young University
  • B.S., Brigham Young University

J11. Prinz, G.S., and Richards, P.W. “Demands on reduced beam section connections with out-of-plane skew.” J. Structural Engineering, ASCE, Accepted.

J10. Ghafoori, E., Motavalli, M., Nussbaumer, A., Herwig, A., Prinz, G.S., and Fontana, M. “Determination of minimum CFRP pre-stress levels for fatigue crack prevention in retrofitted metallic beams.” Engineering Structures, 84(2015), pp.29-41

J9. Ghafoori, E., Motavalli, M., Nussbaumer, A., Herwig, A., Prinz, G.S., and Fontana, M. “Design criterion for fatigue strengthening of riveted beams in a 120-year-old railway metallic bridge using pre-stressed CFRP plates.” Composites Part B, 68(2015).

J8. Prinz, G.S., and Nussbaumer, A. “Effect of radial base-plate welds on the ULCF capacity of tank connections” J. Constructional Steel Research, 103(2014), p.131-139

J7. Ghafoori, E., Prinz, G.S., Nussbaumer, A., Motavali, M., Herwig, A., and Fontana, M. (2014). “Finite element analysis for fatigue damage reduction in metallic riveted bridges using pre-stressed CFRP plates.” Polymers, 6(4), p.1096-1118.

J6. Prinz, G.S., Coy, B., and Richards, P.W. (2014). “Experimental and numerical investigation of ductile top-flange beam splices for improved buckling-restrained braced frame behavior” J. of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 140(9), p.04014052:1-9.

J5. Prinz, G.S., Nussbaumer, A., Borges, L., and Khadka, S. (2014). “Experimental testing and simulation of bolted beam-column connections having thick extended end-plates and multiple bolts per row” Engineering Structures, 59(2014), p. 434-447.

J4. Prinz, G.S., and Nussbaumer, A. (2012). “On the low-cycle fatigue capacity of unanchored steel liquid storage-tank shell-to-base connections” Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 10(6), p.1943-1958

J3. Prinz, G.S., and Nussbaumer, A. “Fatigue analysis of liquid storage-tank shell-to-base connections under multi-axial loading” Engineering Structures, 40(2012), p.75-82

J2. Prinz, G.S., and Richards, P.W. (2012). “Seismic performance of buckling-restrained braced frames with eccentric configurations.” J. Structural Engineering, ASCE, 138(3), p.345-353

J1. Prinz, G.S., and Richards, P.W. (2009). “Eccentrically braced frame links with reduced web sections” J. Constructional Steel Research, 65(2009) 1971-78