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Publication list for
Bernhard Pichler
as author or essentially involved person

424 records (1999 - 2021)

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Books and Book Editorships


Y. Yuan, B. Pichler, J. Zhang (ed.):
"Programme & Book of Abstracts of the International Symposium on Interdisciplinary Research in Civil Engineering Sciences (IS-IRCES)";
Tongji University & TU Wien, 2021, 28 pages.

G. Meschke, B. Pichler, J. Rots (ed.):
"Proceedings of the Conference on Computational Modelling of Concrete and Concrete Structures (EURO-C 2018)";
Taylor and Francis Group, London, 2018, ISBN: 978-1-138-74117-1; 1033 pages.

Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler, J. Kollegger (ed.):
"CONCREEP 10 - CD-Proceedings of the International Conferece on Mechanics and Physics of Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures";
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2015.

Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler, D. Adam (ed.):
"Poromechanics V - CD-ROM Proceedings of the Fifth Biot Conference on Poromechanics (in Memory of Karl von Terzaghi, 1883-1963)";
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, USA, 2013, ISBN: 978-0-7844-1299-2; 2565 pages.

B. Pichler:
"Parameter Identification as the Basis for Prognoses in Geotechnical Engineering";
VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, Saarbrücken, 2008, ISBN: 978-3836480109.


Publications in Scientific Journals


R. Diaz, M. Aminbaghai, L. Eberhardsteiner, R. Blab, M. Buchta, B. Pichler:
"Multi-directional Falling Weight Deflectometer (FWD) testing and quantification of the effective modulus of subgrade reaction for concrete roads";
International Journal of pavement engineering, 12 (2021), 19 pages.

P. Dohnalik, B. Pichler, L. Zelaya-Lainez, O. Lahayne, G. Richard, Ch. Hellmich:
"Micromechanics of Dental Cement Paste";
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 124 (2021), 104869; 1 - 15.

Z. Jiang, X. Liu, T. Schlappal, J. Zhang, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Asymmetric Serviceability Limit States of Symmetrically Loaded Segmental Tunnel Rings: Hybrid Analysis of Real-Scale Tests";
Tunnelling And Underground Space Technology, 113 (2021), 103832.

M. Königsberger, T. Honório, J. Sanahuja, B. Delsaute, B. Pichler:
"Homogenization of nonaging basic creep of cementitious materials: A multiscale modeling benchmark";
Construction and Building Materials, 290 (2021), 12 pages.

M. Königsberger, L. Zelaya-Lainez, O. Lahayne, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Nanoindentation-Probed Oliver-Pharr halfspaces in Alkali-Activated Slag-Fly Ash Pastes: Multimethod Identification of Microelasticity and Hardness";
Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, (2021).

J. Zhang, X. Liu, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Transfer Relations: Useful Basis for Computer-Aided Engineering of Circular Arch Structures";
Engineering Computations, 38 (2021), 3; 1287 - 1302.

E. Binder, R. Reihsner, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"High-Dynamic Compressive and Tensile Strength of Specimens Made of Cementitious Materials";
Cement and Concrete Research, 129 (2020), 105890.

E. Binder, H. Wang, J. Zhang, T. Schlappal, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Application-Oriented Fundamental Research on Concrete and Reinforced Concrete Structures: Selected Findings from an Austro-Chinese Research Project";
Acta Mechanica, 231 (2020), 2231 - 2255.

Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler, R. Heissenberger, B. Moritz:
"150 years reliable railway tunnels - extending the hybrid method for the long-term saferty assessment - 150 Jahre zuverlässige Eisenbahntunnel - Erweiterung der hybriden Methode zur langfristien Sicherheitsbewertung";
Geomechanics and Tunneling, 13 (2020), 538 - 546.

M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Multiscale Poro-Elasticity of Densifying Calcium-Silicate Hydrates in Cement Paste: An Experimentally Validated Continuum Micromechanics Approach";
International Journal of Engineering Science, 147 (2020), 103196.

T. Schlappal, J. Kalliauer, M. Vill, S. Gmainer, H.A. Mang, J. Eberhardsteiner, B. Pichler:
"Serviceability Limits of Reinforced Concrete Hinges";
Engineering Structures, 208 (2020), 109861.

T. Schlappal, J. Kalliauer, M. Vill, H.A. Mang, J. Eberhardsteiner, B. Pichler:
"Ultimate Limits of Reinforced Concrete Hinges";
Engineering Structures, 224 (2020), 1 - 16.

M. Ausweger, E. Binder, O. Lahayne, R. Reihsner, G. Maier, M. Peyerl, B. Pichler:
"Early-Age Evolution of Strength, Stiffness, and Non-Aging Creep of Concretes: Experimental Characterization and Correlation Analysis";
Materials, 12 (2019), 2; 17 pages.

E. Binder, C. Li, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Earthquake Testing of the 1:60 Scaled Immersed Tunnel of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge";
Materials Today: Proceedings, 12 (2019), 346 - 351.

R. Höller, M. Aminbaghai, L. Eberhardsteiner, J. Eberhardsteiner, R. Blab, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Rigorous Amendment of Vlasov's Theory for Thin Elastic Plates on Elastic Winkler Foundations, Based on the Priniple of Virtual Power";
European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 73 (2019), 449 - 482.

H. Wang, R. Höller, M. Aminbaghai, Ch. Hellmich, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Concrete Pavements Subjected to Hail Showers: A Semi-Analytical Thermoelastic Multiscale Analysis";
Engineering Structures, 200 (2019), 109677; 1 - 19.

H. Wang, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Thermoelastic Analysis of the Thermal Expansion Coefficient and of Microscopic Thermal Stresses of Mature Concrete";
Materials, 12 (2019), 2689; 22 pages.

J. Zhang, H.A. Mang, X. Liu, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"On a Nonlinear Hybrid Method for Multiscale Analysis of a Bearing-Capacity Test of a Real-Scale Segmental Tunnel Ring";
International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 43 (2019), 1343 - 1372.

J. Zhang, T. Schlappal, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"The Infleunce of Interfacial Joints on the Structural Behavior of Segmental Tunnel rings subjected to ground pressure";
Tunnelling And Underground Space Technology, 84 (2019), 538 - 556.

R. Diaz, H. Wang, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Numerical Analysis of a Moderate Fire Inside a Segment ofa Subway Station";
Applied Sciences, 8 (2018), 2116; 34 pages.

L. Göbel, M. Königsberger, A. Osburg, B. Pichler:
"Viscoelastic Behavior of Polymer-Modified Cement Pastes: Insight from Downscaling Short-Term Macroscopic Creep Tests by Means of Multiscale Modeling";
Applied Sciences, 8 (2018), 487 - 505.

L. Göbel, A. Osburg, B. Pichler:
"The Mechanical Performance of Polymer-Modified Cement Pastes at Early Ages: Ultra-Short Non-Aging Compression Tests and Multiscale Homogenization";
Construction and Building Materials, 173 (2018), 495 - 507.

J. Kalliauer, T. Schlappal, M. Vill, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Bearing Capacity of Concrete Hinges Subjected to Eccentric Compression: Multiscale Structural Analysis of Experiments";
Acta Mechanica, 229 (2018), 849 - 866.

M. Königsberger, M. Hlobil, B. Delsaute, S. Staquet, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"Hydrate Failure in ITZ Governs Concrete Strength: A Micro-to-Macro Validated Engineering Mechanics Model";
Cement and Concrete Research, 103 (2018), 77 - 94.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Hybrid Methods for Shotcrete and Segmental Linings Tunnel Shells - Combining Displacement and Rotation Measurements with Computational Multiscale Mechanics";
Geomechanics and Tunneling, 11 (2018), 226 - 235.

H. Wang, E. Binder, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Structural Analysis Inspired by Exceptional Load Cases Concerning the Immersed Tunnel of the Hong Kong - Zhuhai - Macao Bridge";
Underground Space, 3 (2018), 252 - 267.

H. Wang, Ch. Hellmich, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"May Reversible Water Uptake/Release by Hydrates Explain the Thermal Expansion of Cement Paste? - Arguments from an Inverse Multiscale Analysis";
Cement and Concrete Research, 113 (2018), 13 - 26.

N. Damrongwiriyanupap, St. Scheiner, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Self-Consistent Channel Approach for Upscalling Chloride Diffusivity in Cement Pastes";
Transport in Porous Media, 118 (2017), 3; 495 - 518.

M. Irfan-Ul-Hassan, M. Königsberger, R. Reihsner, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"How Water-Aggregate Interactions Affect concrete Creep: Multiscale Analysis";
Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics (ASCE), 7 (2017), 4.

T. Schlappal, M. Schweigler, S. Gmainer, M. Peyerl, B. Pichler:
"Creep and Cracking of Concrete Hinges: Insight from Centric and Eccentric Compression Experiments";
Materials and Structures, 50 (2017), 1 - 16.

M. Wyrzykowski, J. Sanahuja, L. Charpin, M. Königsberger, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler, L. Valentini, T. Honório, V. Smilauer, K. Hajkova, G. Ye, P. Gao, C. Dunant, A. Hilaire, S. Bishnoi, M. Azenha:
"Numerical Benchmark Compaign of COST Action TU1404 - Microstructural Modelling";
RILEM Technical Letters, 2 (2017), 99 - 107.

J. Zhang, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Application of Transfer Relations to Structural Analysis of Arch Bridges";
Computer Assisted Methods in Engineering and Science, 24 (2017), 199 - 215.

J. Zhang, C. Vida, Y. Yuan, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"A Hybrid Analysis Method for Displacement-Monitored Segmented Circular Tunnel Rings";
Engineering Structures, 148 (2017), 839 - 856.

T. Bader, F. Dastoorian, G. Ebrahimi, G. Unger, O. Lahayne, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"Combined Ultrasonic-Mechanical Characterization of Orthotropic Elastic Properties of an Unrefíned Bagasse Fiber-Polypropylene Composite";
Composites - Part B: Engineering, 95 (2016), 96 - 104.

M. Irfan-Ul-Hassan, B. Pichler, R. Reihsner, Ch. Hellmich:
"Elastic and Creep Properties of Young Cement Paste, as Determined from Hourly Repeated Minute-Long Quasi-Static Tests";
Cement and Concrete Research, 82 (2016), 36 - 49.

M. Königsberger, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"Densification of C-S-H is Mainly Driven by Available Precipitation Space, as Quantified Through an Analytical Cement Hydration Model Based on NMR Data";
Cement and Concrete Research, 87 (2016), 170 - 183.

M. Königsberger, M. Irfan-Ul-Hassan, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Downscaling Based Identification of Nonaging Power-Law Creep of Cement Hydrates";
Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE), 142 (2016).

O. Lahayne, B. Pichler, R. Reihsner, J. Eberhardsteiner, J. Suh, D. Kim, S. Nam, H. Paek, B. Lorenz, B. Persson:
"Rubber Friction on Ice: Experiments and Modeling";
Tribology Letters, 62 (2016), 17.

M. Shahidi, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"How Interface Size, Density, and Viscosity Affect Creep and Relaxation Functions of Matrix-Interface Composites by a Micromechanical Study";
Acta Mechanica, 227 (2016), 229 - 252.

M. Shahidi, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Interfacial Micromechanics Assessment of Classical Rheological Models. I: Single Interface Size and Viscosity";
Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE), 142 (2016), 04015092; 1 - 13.

M. Shahidi, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Interfacial Micromechanics Assessment of Classical Rheological Models. II: Multiple Interface Sizes and Viscosities";
Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE), 142 (2016), 04015093; 1 - 15.

P. Karte, M. Hlobil, R. Reihsner, W. Dörner, O. Lahayne, J. Eberhardsteiner, B. Pichler:
"Unloading-Based Stiffness Characterisation of Cement Pastes During the Second, Third and Fourth Day After Production";
Strain, 51 (2015), 156 - 169.

T. Qu, D. Verma, M. Shahidi, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, V. Tomar:
"Mechanics of Organic-Inorganic Biointerfaces - Implications for Strength and Creep Properties";
MRS Bulletin, 40 (2015), 349 - 358.

I. Fischer, B. Pichler, E. Lach, C. Terner, E. Barraud, F. Britz:
"Compressive Strength of Cement Paste as a Function of Loading Rate: Experiments and Engineering Mechanics Analysis";
Cement and Concrete Research, 58 (2014), 186 - 200.

M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Micromechanics of ITZ-Aggregate Interaction in Concrete, Part 1: Stress Concentration";
Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 97 (2014), 535 - 542.

M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Micromechanics of ITZ-Aggregate Interaction in Concrete, Part 2: Strength Upscaling";
Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 97 (2014), 543 - 551.

M. Shahidi, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Viscous Interfaces as Source for Material Creep: A Continuum Micromechanics Approach";
European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 45 (2014), 41 - 58.

M. Aminbaghai, M. Dorn, J. Eberhardsteiner, B. Pichler:
"A Matrix-Vector Operation-Based Numerical Solution Method for Linear m-th Order Ordinary Differential Equations: Application to Engineering Problems";
Advances in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 5 (2013), 3; 269 - 308.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner, J. Wasserbauer, P. Termkhajornkit, R. Barbarulo, G. Chanvillard:
"Effect of Gel-Space Ratio and Microstructure on Strength of Hydrating Cementitious Materials: An Engineering Micromechanics Approach";
Cement and Concrete Research, 45 (2013), 55 - 68.

S. Ullah, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Modeling Ground-Shell Contact Forces in NATM Tunneling, Based on 3D Displacement Measurements";
Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 139 (2013), 3; 444 - 457.

H.A. Mang, B. Pichler, T. Bader, J. Füssl, X. Jia, A. Fritsch, J. Eberhardsteiner, Ch. Hellmich:
"Quantification of Structural and Material Failure Mechanisms across different Length Scales: From Instability to Brittle-Ductile Transitions";
Acta Mechanica, 223 (2012), 1937 - 1957.

S. Ullah, B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich:
"Influence of Shotcrete Composition on Load-Level Estimation in NATM-Tunnel Shells: Micromechanics-Based Sensitivity Analyses";
International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 36 (2012), 9; 1151 - 1181.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Upscaling Quasi-Brittle Strength of Cement Paste and Mortar: a Multi-Scale Engineering Mechanics Model";
Cement and Concrete Research, 41 (2011), 5; 467 - 476.

B. Pichler, L. Dormieux:
"Cracking Risk of Partially Saturated Porous Media - Part I: Micromechanical Model";
International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 34 (2010), 2; 135 - 157.

B. Pichler, L. Dormieux:
"Cracking Risk of Partially Saturated Porous Media - Part II: Application to Drying Shrinkage";
International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 34 (2010), 2; 159 - 186.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Estimation of Influence Tensors for Eigenstressed Multiphase Elastic Media with Non-Aligned Inclusion Phases of Arbitrary Ellipsoidal Shape";
Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE), 136 (2010), 8; 1043 - 1053.

S. Ullah, B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich:
"Shell-Specific Interpolation of Measured 3D Displacements, for Micromechanics-Based Rapid Safety Assessment of Shotcrete Tunnels";
CMES - Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 57 (2010), 3; 279 - 314.

H.A. Mang, E. Aigner, J. Eberhardsteiner, C. Hackspiel, Ch. Hellmich, K. Hofstetter, R. Lackner, B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, R. Stürzenbecher:
"Computational Multiscale Analysis in Civil Engineering";
Interaction and Multiscale Mechanics, An International Journal (invited), 2 (2009), 2; 109 - 128.

H.A. Mang, J. Eberhardsteiner, Ch. Hellmich, K. Hofstetter, A. Jäger, R. Lackner, K. Meinhard, H.W. Müllner, B. Pichler, Ch. Pichler, R. Reihsner, R. Stürzenbecher, M. Zeiml:
"Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures";
Engineering Structures, 31 (2009), 6; 1288 - 1297.

B. Pichler, S. Cariou, L. Dormieux:
"Damage Evolution in an Underground Gallery Induced by Drying";
International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, 7 (2009), 2; 65 - 89.

B. Pichler, L. Dormieux:
"Instability During Cohesive Zone Growth";
Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 76 (2009), 11; 1729 - 1749.

B. Pichler, L. Dormieux:
"Micromechanical Interpretation of the Dissipation Associated with Mode I Propagation of Microcracks in Brittle Materials";
Journal of Applied Mechanics - Transactions of the ASME, 76 (2009), 041002; 1 - 12.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Spherical and Acicular Representation of Hydrates in a Micromechanical Model for Cement Paste: Prediction of Early-Age Elasticity and Strength";
Acta Mechanica, 203 (2009), 3-4; 137 - 162.

St. Scheiner, R. Sinibaldi, B. Pichler, V. Komlev, C. Renghini, C. Vitale-Brovarone, F. Rustichelli, Ch. Hellmich:
"Micromechanics of Bone Tissue-Engineering Scaffolds, Based on Resolution Error-Cleared Computer Tomography";
Biomaterials, 30 (2009), 2411 - 2419.

B. Pichler, L. Dormieux:
"Consistency of Homogenization Schemes in Linear Poroelasticity";
Comptes Rendus Mecanique, 336 (2008), 8; 636 - 642.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner, H.A. Mang:
"Semi-Probabilistic Design of Rockfall Protection Layers";
Computational Mechanics, 42 (2008), 2; 327 - 336.

B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich:
"From Micron-Sized Needle-Shaped Hydrates to Meter-Sized Shotcrete Tunnel Shells: Micromechanical Upscaling of Stiffness and Strength of Shotcrete";
Acta Geotechnica, 3 (2008), 273 - 294.

B. Pichler, L. Dormieux:
"Cohesive Zone Size of Microcracks in Brittle Materials";
European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 26 (2007), 6; 956 - 968.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"A Combined Fracture-Micromechanics Model for Tensile Strain-Softening in Brittle Materials, Based on Propagation of Interacting Microcracks";
International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 31 (2007), 2; 111 - 132.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Loading of a Gravel-Buried Steel Pipe Subjected to Rockfall";
Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 132 (2006), 11; 1465 - 1473.

St. Scheiner, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Loading of Soil-Covered Oil and Gas Pipelines Due to Adverse Soil Settlements - Protection Against Thermal Dilatation-Induced Wear, Involving Geosynthetics";
Computers and Geotechnics, 33 (2006), 8; 371 - 380.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner, H.A. Mang:
"Assessment of Protection Systems for Buried Steel Pipelines Endangered by Rockfall";
Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 20 (2005), 331 - 342.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"Impact of Rocks onto Gravel - Design and Evaluation of Experiments";
International Journal of Impact Engineering, 31 (2005), 5; 559 - 578.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"Protection of Infrastructure Subjected to Rockfall";
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Materials, 16 (2005), 1-2; 103 - 111.

B. Pichler, R. Lackner, H.A. Mang:
"Back Analysis of Model Parameters in Geotechnical Engineering by Means of Soft Computing";
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 57 (2003), 14; 1943 - 1978.

B. Pichler, H.A. Mang:
"Parameter Identification Based on First Order Approximation Neural Networks";
PAMM - Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 2 (2003), 1; 440 - 441.

H.A. Mang, Ch. Hellmich, R. Lackner, B. Pichler:
"Computational Structural Mechanics";
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 52 (2001), 5/6; 569 - 587.

B. Pichler, H.A. Mang:
"New Insights in Nonlinear Stability Analysis by the FEM";
CMES - Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 1 (2000), 3; 43 - 55.

P. Helnwein, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Ab Initio Estimates of Stability Limits on Nonlinear Load-Displacement Paths: Potential and Limitations";
Computer Assisted Mechanics and Engineering Sciences, 6 (1999), 3/4; 345 - 360.


Contributions to Books


J. Zhang, E. Binder, X. Liu, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Assessment of the Added Value of Multiscale Modeling of Concrete for Structural Analysis of Segmental Tunnel Rings";
in: "Encyclopedia of Materials: Composites", 3; Elsevier, 2021, 69 - 78.

E. Binder, H. Wang, T. Schlappal, J. Zhang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler, H.A. Mang:
"Bridging the Gap Between Concrete Microstructures and Tunnel Linings";
in: "Advances in Computational Plasticity, Computational Methods in Applied Science", E. Onate (ed.); Springer International Publishing, 2018, 23 - 44.

St. Scheiner, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"Computational Multiscale Model for NATM Tunnels: Micromechanics-Supported Hybrid Analyses";
in: "Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics: Multiscale Methods in Computational Mechanics - Progress and Accomplishments", Springer Verlag, Dordrecht, 2011, ISBN: 978-90-481-9808-5, 305 - 328.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Rockfall onto Gravel-Covered Pipelines: From Real-Scale Experiments to Semi-Probabilistic Design of Gravel Protection Layers";
in: "FCP - Fritsch, Chiari & Partner ZT GmbH, Ideen werden Wirklichkeit - 50 Jahre Ingenieurleistungen", FCP - Fritsch, Chiari & Partner ZT GmbH, Wien, 2010, 38 - 45.

H.A. Mang, St. Scheiner, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Damage Assessment and Disaster Prevention in NATM Tunnels During Construction: Micromechanics-Supported Hybrid Analyses";
in: "Damage Assessment and Reconstruction after War or Natural Disaster", Springer Verlag, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2009, (invited), ISBN: 978-90-481-2384-1, 223 - 251.

St. Scheiner, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Safety Assessment during Construction of Shotcrete Tunnel Shells Using Micromechanical Material Models";
in: "TUNCONSTRUCT -Technology Innovation in Underground Construction", G. Beer (ed.); Taylor & Francis Group, 2009, ISBN: 978-0-415-55411-4, 261 - 282.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, L. Dormieux:
"Potentials and Limitations of Griffith's Energy Release Rate Criterion for Mode I Type Microcracking in Brittle Materials";
in: "Bifurcations, Instabilities, Degradation in Geomechanics, Part III", G. Exadaktylos, I. Vardoulakis (ed.); Springer, 2007, ISBN: 978-3-540-49341-9, 245 - 275.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, St. Scheiner, J. Eberhardsteiner, H.A. Mang:
"Assessment of Protection Systems for Gravel-Buried Pipelines Considering Impact and Recurrent Shear Loading Caused by Thermal Deformations of the Pipe";
in: "Computational Plasticity, Volume 7 of Series on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences", E. Onate, D.R.J. Owen (ed.); Springer, 2007, ISBN: 978-1-4020-6576-7, 187 - 206.

B. Pichler, R. Lackner, H.A. Mang:
"Soft-Computing-Based Parameter Identification as the Basis for Prognoses of the Structural Behaviour of Tunnels";
in: "Numerical simulation in tunnelling", G. Beer (ed.); Springer, Wien, 2003, ISBN: 3-211-00515-3, 201 - 223.


Contributions to Proceedings


E. Binder, W. Derkowski, B. Pichler, T. Bader:
"Time-Dependent Behavior of Hybrid Structures: An Interdisciplinary Modeling Approach for Cocrete and Timber";
in: "Programme & Book of Abstracts of the International Symposium on Interdisciplinary Research in Civil Engineering Sciences (IS-IRCES)", Technische Universität Wien, 2021, 25.

E. Binder, M. Königsberger, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"Temperature-Dependent Creep of Mature Cement Paste";
in: "Programme & Book of Abstracts of the ERICA CASH II Final Conference", TU Wien, Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures, 2021, 109 - 110.

R. Diaz, M. Aminbaghai, L. Eberhardsteiner, R. Blab, M. Buchta, B. Pichler:
"Star-Shaped Testing with a Falling Weight Deflectometer";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the 37th Danubia Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics", Johannes Kepler University, 2021, ISBN: 978-3-9504997-0-4, 112 - 113.

P. Dohnalik, O. Lahayne, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Grid Nanoindentation and Ultrasonic Characterization of Dental Cement Paste";
in: "Technical Program and Abstracts of EMI 2021 / PMC 2021", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2021.

P. Dohnalik, O. Lahayne, L. Zelaya-Lainez, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Grid Nanoindentation of Mature Dental Cement Paste";
in: "Programme & Book of Abstracts of the ERICA CASH II Final Conference", TU Wien, Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures, 2021, 105 - 106.

P. Dohnalik, B. Pichler, L. Zelaya-Lainez, O. Lahayne, G. Richard, Ch. Hellmich:
"Characterization of Dental Cement Paste: Grid Nanoindentastion and Ultrasound";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the 37th Danubia Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics", Johannes Kepler University, 2021, ISBN: 978-3-9504997-0-4, 167 - 168.

N. Jimenez-Segura, H. Wang, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"Expansion of Cement Paste During Isothermal Adsorption: A Multiscale Poromechanical Model";
in: "Programme & Book of Abstracts of the ERICA CASH II Final Conference", TU Wien, Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures, 2021, 107 - 108.

N. Jimenez-Segura, H. Wang, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"Expansion of Cement Paste During Isothermal Adsorption: A Multiscale Poromechanical Model";
in: "Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2021 (EMI 2021)", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2021.

M. Königsberger, L. Göbel, L. Zelaya-Lainez, O. Lahayne, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Nanoindentation-Based Multiscale Micromechanics Model for Alkali-Activated Slag-Fly Ash Mixes";
in: "Programme & Book of Abstracts of the ERICA CASH II Final Conference", TU Wien, Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures, 2021, 111 - 112.

B. Pichler, M. Königsberger, M. Irfan-Ul-Hassan, E. Binder, M. Ausweger, Ch. Hellmich:
"Innovative Creep Testing of Hydrating Cementitious Materials at Early Ages: Hourly-Repeated 3-Minute Creep Experiments";
in: "Technical Program and Abstracts of EMI 2021 / PMC 2021", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2021.

T. Schlappal, J. Kalliauer, M. Schweigler, S. Gmainer, M. Vill, J. Eberhardsteiner, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Structural Mechanics of Reinforced Concrete Hinges: From Laboratory Testing to Design Recommendations";
in: "Programme & Book of Abstracts of the International Symposium on Interdisciplinary Research in Civil Engineering Sciences (IS-IRCES)", Technische Universität Wien, 2021, 15.

T. Schlappal, J. Kalliauer, M. Schweigler, S. Gmainer, M. Vill, M. Peyerl, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Concrete Hinges: Laboratory Testing, Finite Element Analysis, Design Recommendations";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the 37th Danubia Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics", Johannes Kepler University, 2021, (invited), ISBN: 978-3-9504997-0-4, 92 - 93.

H. Wang, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Response of Thermally Loaded Concrete Pavements";
in: "Programme & Book of Abstracts of the International Symposium on Interdisciplinary Research in Civil Engineering Sciences (IS-IRCES)", Technische Universität Wien, 2021, 18.

J. Zhang, X. Liu, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Target-Oriented Evaluation of Experimental Data of a Real-Scale Test of a Segmental Tunnel Ring by Means of Hybrid Analysis";
in: "Technical Program and Abstracts of EMI 2021 / PMC 2021", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2021.

J. Zhang, H.A. Mang, X. Liu, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Structural Analysis of Segmental Tunnel Rings Based on Monitoring Data";
in: "Programme & Book of Abstracts of the International Symposium on Interdisciplinary Research in Civil Engineering Sciences (IS-IRCES)", Technische Universität Wien, 2021, 17.

E. Binder, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"A Rate-Independent Linear-Elastic Model for High-Dynamic Compressive and Tensile Strength of Specimens Made of Cement Paste, Mortar, and Concrete";
in: "Proceedings of the ECCOMAS MSF 2019 Thematic Conference", University of Sarajevo, 2019, ISBN: 978-9958-638-57-2, 136 - 139.

E. Binder, R. Reihsner, O. Lahayne, J. Eberhardsteiner, B. Pichler:
"Adaptation of a Cruciform Testing Machine Zwick/Roell Z050 for Biaxial Compression Creep Experiments";
in: "Book of Extended Abstracts of the 36th Danubia Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics", University of West Bohemia, 2019, ISBN: 978-80-261-0876-4, 109 - 110.

E. Binder, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"High-Dynamic Strength Gain of Cementitious Materials and Implications for Civil Engineering Design";
in: "Programme & Proceedings of the China-Austria Forum for Postgraduates of Civil Engineering", J. Zhang, B. Pichler (ed.); Vienna University of Technology, 2019, 72 - 75.

R. Diaz, H. Wang, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Numerical Analysis of a Moderate Fire Inside a Segment of a Subway Station";
in: "Programme & Proceedings of the China-Austria Forum for Postgraduates of Civil Engineering", Vienna University of Technology, 2019, 110 - 113.

P. Dohnalik, O. Lahayne, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"Stiffness and Strength of Mature Dental Cement Paste";
in: "Programme & Proceedings of the China-Austria Forum for Postgraduates of Civil Engineering", J. Zhang, B. Pichler (ed.); Vienna University of Technology, 2019, 69 - 71.

P. Dohnalik, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Innovative Characterization and Multiscale Modeling of Dental Cement Pastes";
in: "Proceedings of the 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM 2019)", Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM), 2019, ISBN: 978-3-903024-84-7, 1 pages.

R. Höller, M. Aminbaghai, L. Eberhardsteiner, J. Eberhardsteiner, R. Blab, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Rigorous Amendment of Vlasov's Theory for Thin Elastic Plates on Elastic Winkler Foundations, Based on the Priciple of Virtual Power";
in: "Programme & Proceedings of the China-Austria Forum for Postgraduates of Civil Engineering", J. Zhang, B. Pichler (ed.); Vienna University of Technology, 2019, 106 - 109.

R. Höller, M. Aminbaghai, L. Eberhardsteiner, J. Eberhardsteiner, R. Blab, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Rigorous Amendment of Vlasov's Theory for Thin Elastic Plates on Elastic Winkler Foundations, Based on the Priniple of Virtual Power";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM 2019)", J. Eberhardsteiner, J. Schöberl (ed.); TU Verlag, 2019, ISBN: 978-3-903024-84-7, 156.

N. Jimenez-Segura, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Homogenization of Stiffness and Eigenstresses/Eigenstrains of Matrix-Inclusion Composites";
in: "Proceedings of the 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM 2019)", Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM), 2019, ISBN: 978-3-903024-84-7, 1 pages.

N. Jimenez-Segura, H. Wang, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"Poromechanical Modeling of Swelling of Cement Paste During Isothermal Adsorption";
in: "Programme & Proceedings of the China-Austria Forum for Postgraduates of Civil Engineering", J. Zhang, B. Pichler (ed.); Vienna University of Technology, 2019, 66 - 68.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Elasticity, Creep, and Strength of Cementitious Materials: Micro-to-Macro Upscaling";
in: "Programme & Proceedings of the China-Austria Forum for Postgraduates of Civil Engineering", J. Zhang, B. Pichler (ed.); Vienna University of Technology, 2019, 22 - 25.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Homogenization of Cementitious Materials: Stiffness, Creep, Strength";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM 2019)", J. Eberhardsteiner, J. Schöberl (ed.); TU Verlag, 2019, ISBN: 978-3-903024-84-7, 295 - 296.

T. Schlappal, J. Kalliauer, S. Gmainer, M. Vill, J. Eberhardsteiner, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Concrete Hinges: Experiments, Simulations, and Design Considerations";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM 2019)", TU Verlag, 2019, ISBN: 978-3-903024-84-7, 152.

T. Schlappal, J. Kalliauer, M. Vill, S. Gmainer, H.A. Mang, J. Eberhardsteiner, B. Pichler:
"Serviceability Limits of Reinforced Concrete Hings";
in: "Programme & Proceedings of the China-Austria Forum for Postgraduates of Civil Engineering", Vienna University of Technology, 2019, 114 - 117.

H. Wang, Ch. Hellmich, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Reversible Water Uptake/Release by Hydrates Governs the Thermal Expansion of Cement Paste - a Multiscale Poromechanical Analysis";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the Engineering Mechanics Institute 2019 Conference", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2019, 785.

H. Wang, Ch. Hellmich, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Thermal Expansion of Hardened Cement Paste: Insights from Multiscale Poromechanical Analysis";
in: "Programme & Proceedings of the China-Austria Forum for Postgraduates of Civil Engineering", J. Zhang, B. Pichler (ed.); Vienna University of Technology, 2019, 62 - 65.

J. Zhang, H.A. Mang, X. Liu, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"A Hybrid Method for Nonlinear Analysis of a Real-Scale Test of a Segmental Tunnel Ring";
in: "Programme & Proceedings of the China-Austria Forum for Postgraduates of Civil Engineering", Vienna University of Technology, 2019, 44 - 46.

E. Binder, C. Li, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"1:60 Scaled Earthquake Testing of the Immersed Tunnel of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao-Bridge";
in: "Proceedings of the 35th Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics", Editura Printech, 2018, 153 - 154.

E. Binder, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"High-Dynamic Strengthening of Cementitious Materials Subjected to Uniaxial Compression";
in: "Proceedings of the Conference on Computational Modelling of Concrete Structures (EURO-C 2018)", G. Meschke, B. Pichler, J. Rots (ed.); Taylor and Francis Group, London, 2018, ISBN: 978-1-138-74117-1, 1017 - 1022.

E. Binder, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"High-Dynamic Strengthening of Cementitious Materials: Structural Effect and Influence of Concrete Hardening";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the 13th World Congress in Computational Mechanics (WCCM 2018)", International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM), 2018.

E. Binder, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Strengthening Effect of Cementitious Materials Subjected to High-Dynamic Loading";
in: "Proceedings of the Engineering Mechanics Institute International Conference 2018", ASCE, 2018, 36.

J. Eberhardsteiner, S. Schmid, O. Lahayne, R. Reihsner, B. Pichler:
"Micro-and Macroscopic Characterization of Granite";
in: "Proceedings of the 35th Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics", Editura Printech, 2018, ISBN: 978-606-23-0874-2, 61 - 62.

L. Göbel, M. Königsberger, A. Osburg, B. Pichler:
"Creep Properties of Polymer Particles in Polymer-Modified Cement Pastes, Quantified by Means of Multiscale Modeling";
in: "Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Approaches for Cement-Based Materials and Structural Concrete: Synergizing Expertise and Bridging Scales of Space and Time", RILEM, 2018, ISBN: 978-2-35158-202-2, 659 - 664.

L. Göbel, B. Pichler, A. Osburg:
"Experimental Analysis and Micromechanics-Based Prediction of the Elastic and Creep Properties of Polymer-Modified Concrete at Early Ages";
in: "Proceedings of International Congress on Polymers in Concrete (ICPIC 2018)", Springer Verlag, 2018, ISBN: 978-3-319-78175-4, 37 - 47.

J. Kalliauer, T. Schlappal, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Parameter Identification as the Basisfor Finite Element Simulations of Ultimate Limit States of Concrete Hinges";
in: "Proceedings of the Conference on Computational Modelling of Concrete Structures (EURO-C 2018)", Taylor & Francis Group, London, 2018, ISBN: 978-1-138-74117-1, 689 - 696.

M. Königsberger, M. Hlobil, B. Delsaute, S. Staquet, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"Early-Age Evolution of Compressive Strength of Cement Pastes, Mortars, and Concretes: A Validated Engineering Mechanics Model";
in: "Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics", Croatian Society of Mechanics, 2018.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Multiscale Modeling of Cementitious Materials: From Hydration Via Microstructure to Macroscopic Properties";
in: "Proceedings of the Engineering Mechanics Institute International Conference 2018", ASCE, 2018, 37.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Multiscale Modeling of the Hydration-Driven Evolution of Mechanical Properties of Cementitious Materials";
in: "Proceedings of the Conference in Honor of Centennial EPFL's Laboratory of Construction Materials and Karen Scrivener's 60th Birthday", Laboratory of Construction Materials, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 2018.

H. Wang, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Quantification of Thermal Expansion of Concrete and Thermal Stresses of Concrete Structures";
in: "Proceedings of the Conference on Computational Modelling of Concrete Structures (EURO-C 2018)", G. Meschke, B. Pichler, J. Rots (ed.); Taylor and Francis Group, London, 2018, ISBN: 978-1-138-74117-1, 257 - 264.

H. Wang, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Thermomechanical Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Beams Subjected to Sudden Heating";
in: "Proceedings of the Engineering Mechanics Institute International Conference 2018", ASCE, 2018, 40.

J. Zhang, H.A. Mang, X. Liu, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Insight Into the Role of Interfacial Bolts on the Structural Behavior of Segmental Tunnel Rings";
in: "Proceedings of the Engineering Mechanics Institute International Conference 2018", ASCE, 2018, 43.

J. Zhang, H.A. Mang, X. Liu, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Structural Analysis of Segmented Tunnel Rings: A Combination of Transfer Realtions with an Interface Law";
in: "Proceedings of the Conference on Computational Modelling of Concrete Structures (EURO-C 2018)", G. Meschke, B. Pichler, J. Rots (ed.); Taylor and Francis Group, London, 2018, ISBN: 978-1-138-74117-1, 725 - 733.

E. Binder, G. Maier, O. Lahayne, R. Reihsner, M. Ausweger, M. Peyerl, B. Pichler:
"Do Modern Concretes Exhibit Similar Early-Age Stiffness and Strength Developments as their Predecessors?";
in: "Proceedings of the 34th Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics", University of Trieste, 2017, ISBN: 978-88-8303-863-1, Paper ID 8049, 2 pages.

E. Binder, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Impact and Blast Loads in Tunneling: Does the Strength of Concrete Indeed Increase with the Loading Rate?";
in: "Proceedings of the IV International Conference on Computational Methods in Tunneling and Subsurface Engineering", Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, 2017, ISBN: 978-3-903030-35-0, 773 - 780.

E. Binder, H. Wang, T. Schlappal, J. Zhang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler, H.A. Mang:
"Bridging the Gap Between Concrete Microstructures and Tunnel Linings by Means of Multiscale Analysis";
in: "Proceedings of the 15th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction", Tongji University & Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, 2017, (invited), 48 - 49.

L. Göbel, B. Pichler, A. Osburg:
"Early-Age Experimental Characterization and Semi-Analytical Modeling of Elasticity and Creep of Polymer-Modiefied Cement Pastes";
in: "Proceedings of the 2nd International RILEM/COST Conference on Early Age Cracking and Serviceability in Cement-based Materials and Structures (EAC2)", RILEM, 2017, ISBN: 978-2-35158-199-5, 355 - 360.

Ch. Hellmich, V. Vass, M. Königsberger, M. Shahidi, P. Godinho, C. Morin, B. Pichler:
"Poro-Micromechanics of Materials with Complex Morphologies - A Review, and Recent Results for Concrete, Bone, and Paper";
in: "Proceedings of the 6th Biot Conference on Poromechanics", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2017, 28 - 35.

M. Königsberger, M. Hlobil, B. Delsaute, S. Staquet, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"Micromechanics-Based Sensitivity Analyses Regarding ITZ-Induced Concrete Strength";
in: "Proceedings of the 2nd International RILEM/COST Conference on Early Age Cracking and Serviceability in Cement-based Materials and Structures (EAC2)", RILEM, 2017, ISBN: 978-2-35158-199-5, 355 - 360.

B. Pichler, E. Binder, T. Schlappal, H. Wang, J. Zhang, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang:
"Bridging the Gap - Referring to the Submersed Tunnel Interrupting the Hong Kong - Zuhai - Macao -Bridge";
in: "Proceedings of the IV International Conference on Computational Methods in Tunneling and Subsurface Engineering", Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, 2017, ISBN: 978-3-903030-35-0, 31 - 38.

T. Schlappal, J. Kalliauer, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Concrete Hinges Subjected to Eccentric Compression, Experiments and Finite Element Analysis";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the XXIst. Inter-Institute Seminar for Young Researchers", Department of Structural Mechanics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 2017, 20.

T. Schlappal, J. Kalliauer, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Moment-Rotation Relations of Concrete Hinges Connecting Neighboring Tunnel Segments: Experiments and FE Modeling";
in: "Proceedings of the IV International Conference on Computational Methods in Tunneling and Subsurface Engineering", Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, 2017, ISBN: 978-3-903030-35-0, 757 - 764.

H. Wang, M. Ausweger, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Quantification of Thermal Stresses in Concrete Linings Resulting from Accidental Sudden Heating or Cooling";
in: "Proceedings of the IV International Conference on Computational Methods in Tunneling and Subsurface Engineering", Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, 2017, ISBN: 978-3-903030-35-0, 781 - 788.

H. Wang, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Thermal Stresses in Concrete as a Function of Internal Relative Humidity: A Multiscale Analysis";
in: "Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computational Plasticity. Fundamentals and Applications (COMPLAS 2017)", International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2017, Paper ID 306, 1 pages.

H. Wang, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Microporomechanical Modeling of Thermal Expansion of Cement Pastes";
in: "Proceedings of the 6th Biot Conference on Poromechanics", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2017, 746 - 753.

J. Zhang, H.A. Mang, X. Liu, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Structural "Hybrid Analysis" of a Displacement-Monitored Segmented Tunnel Ring";
in: "Proceedings of the IV International Conference on Computational Methods in Tunneling and Subsurface Engineering", Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, 2017, ISBN: 978-3-903030-35-0, 749 - 756.

J. Zhang, H.A. Mang, X. Liu, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Structural Analysis of a Displacement-Monitored Experiment on a Segmented Tunnel Ring";
in: "Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computational Plasticity. Fundamentals and Applications (COMPLAS 2017)", International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2017, Paper ID 419, 1 pages.

J. Zhang, T. Schlappal, J. Kalliauer, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Combined Experimental-Computational Approach to Multiscale Structural Analysis of Segmented Tunnel Linings";
in: "Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Computer Methods in Mechanics (CMM2017)", Lublin University of Technology, 2017, ISBN: 978-83-7947-264-2, 1 - 2.

J. Zhang, T. Schlappal, H. Wang, E. Binder, B. Pichler, Y. Yuan, H.A. Mang:
"Bridging the Gap - An Ambiguous Term Related to the Hongkong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge";
in: "Proceedings of the 80th Anniversary Celebration of Qian-tang-jiang Bridge and Forum", Mao Yi-Sheng Science and Technology Education Foundation, 2017, 57 - 62.

N. Damrongwiriyanupap, St. Scheiner, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Self-Consistent Chloride Diffusivity Upscaling in Cement Paste";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the 9th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures (FraMCoS-9)", University of California, Berkeley, 2016.

N. Damrongwiriyanupap, St. Scheiner, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Self-Consistent Microscopic Modeling of Chloride Diffusion in Cement Paste";
in: "Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures (FraMCoS-9)", International Association of Fracture Mechanics for Concrete and Concrete Structures, 2016, Paper ID 255, 7 pages.

M. Königsberger, M. Irfan-Ul-Hassan, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"Short-Term Creep of Cement Paste; Experiments and Modeling";
in: "Proceedings of International RILEM Conference on Materials, Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering", RILEM, 2016, 665 - 672.

M. Königsberger, M. Irfan-Ul-Hassan, R. Reihsner, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"Innovative Creep Testing on Cement Pastes Allows for Deciphering Creep of Concrete at Early Ages";
in: "Proceedings of the 33rd Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics (DAS 2016)", Slovenian Society of Experimental Mechanics, 2016, 24 - 25.

B. Pichler, E. Lach:
"Probabilistic Aspects of High-Dynamic Compressive Failure of Cementitious Materials";
in: "Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures (FraMCoS-9)", International Association of Fracture Mechanics for Concrete and Concrete Structures, 2016, 1 - 6.

M. Irfan-Ul-Hassan, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Early-Age Non-Aging Viscoelastic Properties of Cement Paste: Lessons Learned from Macroscopic Testing";
in: "Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop of Young Docotrs in Geomechanics (W(H)YDOC 15)", Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, 2015.

M. Irfan-Ul-Hassan, B. Pichler, R. Reihsner, Ch. Hellmich:
"Early-Age Short-Term Creep Characterization of Cement Pastes and Mortars";
in: "Proceedings of the 2015 Conference of the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI 2015)", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2015, 1 pages.

M. Irfan-Ul-Hassan, B. Pichler, R. Reihsner, Ch. Hellmich:
"Minutes-long Creep Tests on Young Cement Pastes Provide Access to Creep Properties Relevant for Ageing Creep with a Duration of 2 Days";
in: "Proceeding of the 10th International Conference on Mechanics and Physics of Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2015, Paper ID 348, 10 pages.

M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Micromechanics of Hydrating Cement Pastes Considering C-S-H Gel Densification";
in: "Proceeding of the 10th International Conference on Mechanics and Physics of Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2015, Paper ID 574, 10 pages.

M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Micromechanics of Hydrating Cement Pastes Considering C-S-H Gel Densification";
in: "Book of Abstracts of 1st Vienna Young Scientists Symposium", TU Wien, 2015.

M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Micromechanics of Hydrating Cement Pastes Considering Progressive C-S-H Gel Densification";
in: "Proceedings of the 3rd Polish Congress of Mechanics & 21st International Conference on Computer Methods in Mechanics", Gdansk University of Technology, 2015.

B. Pichler, M. Irfan-Ul-Hassan, R. Reihsner, M. Königsberger, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"Multiscale Structural Analysis";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the 20th Inter-Institute Seminar for Young Researchers", Cracow University of Technology, 2015, ISBN: 978-83-7242-684-0, 15.

T. Schlappal, M. Schweigler, B. Pichler:
"Structural Behavior of Concrete Hinges Experimental Results and Mechanical Model";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the 20th Inter-Institute Seminar for Young Researchers", Cracow University of Technology, 2015, ISBN: 978-83-7242-684-0, 18.

T. Schlappal, M. Schweigler, R. Reihsner, W. Dörner, J. Eberhardsteiner, B. Pichler:
"Structural Behavior of an Eccentrically Compressed Concrete Hinge";
in: "Proceedings of the 32nd Danubia-Adria-Symposium (DAS 32)", EDIS Zilinska Univerzita v Ziline, 2015, ISBN: 978-80-554-1094-4.

M. Shahidi, B. Pichler, R. Wendner, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich:
"Interfacial Micromechanics Assessment of Rheological Chain Models and their Application to Early-Age Creep of Concrete";
in: "Proceeding of the 10th International Conference on Mechanics and Physics of Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures (CONCREEP10)", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2015, Paper ID 260, 10 pages.

M. Shahidi, R. Wendner, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Creep of Concrete:Re-Conciliation of Rheological Chain Models and Recent Micromechanics Approaches";
in: "Proceedings of the 2015 Conference of the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI 2015)", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2015, 1 pages.

J. Zhang, B. Pichler, H.A. Mang:
"How Can Classical Structural Analysis of a Displacement-Monitored Segmented Tunnel Increase our Insight into the Structural Perfomance?";
in: "Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Plasticity - Fundamentals and Applications (COMPLAS XIII)", International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2015, 1 pages.

M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"ITZ-Induced Crack Initiation in Concrete: Micromechanics-Based Sensitivity Analyses Regarding Concrete Phase Properties";
in: "Proceedings of EURO-C 2014 - Computational Modelling of Concrete and Concrete Structures", CRC Press/Balkema, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-138-00145-9, 307 - 317.

M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Micromechanics Multiscale Approach for ITZ-Induced Crack Initiation in Concrete";
in: "Proceedings of the Twelth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST 2014)", Civil-Comp Press, 2014, Paper ID 84, 19 pages.

M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Micromechanics of ITZ-Aggregate Interaction in Concrete: Crack Initiation";
in: "Proceedings of the RILEM International Symposium on Concrete Modelling", RILEM, Bagneux, 2014, ISBN: 978-2-35158-140-7, 215 - 221.

B. Pichler, I. Fischer, E. Lach, C. Terner, E. Barraud, F. Britz:
"Quasi-Static and High-Dynamic Compressive Strength Testing of Young and Mature Cement Pastes";
in: "Proceedings of the 31st Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics", VDI Verein Deutscher Ingenieure e.V., Düsseldorf, 2014, ISBN: 978-3-00-046740-0, 149 - 150.

M. Shahidi, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Kelvin-Voigt Units Microelasticity as Result of Interacting Viscous Interfaces at the Microscale";
in: "Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Micromechanics of Materials", Rzeszów University of Technology, 2014.

Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner, H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"Research at the Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures (IMWS) of Vienna University of Technology, Austria";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the 19th Inter-Institute Seminar for Young Researchers", Technische Universität Wien, Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2013, ISBN: 978-3-9503537-2-3, 9.

Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler, D. Adam:
"Introduction to BIOT-5 in Memory of Karl von Terzaghi and the Viennese "Pre-History" of the Field in the 1930th";
in: "POROMECHANICS V - Proceedings of the Fifth Biot Conference on Poromechanics", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2013, 6 pages.

M. Hlobil, P. Karte, R. Reihsner, W. Dörner, J. Eberhardsteiner, B. Pichler:
"Mechanical Stiffness and Strength Testing of Cement Pastes at very Early Ages";
in: "Proceedings of the 30th Danubia-Adria-Symposium (DAS 30)", Croatian Society of Mechanics, 2013, ISBN: 978-953-7539-17-7, 226 - 227.

M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"How Do Porous Interfacial Transition Zones (ITZ) Trigger Elastic Limits of Concrete? - Micromechanics of ITZ Failure and ITZ-Aggregate Separation";
in: "Proceedings of the Fifth Biot Conference on Poromechanics (in Memory of Karl von Terzaghi, 1883-1963)", Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler, D. Adam (ed.); American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, USA, 2013, ISBN: 978-0-7844-1299-2, 1847 - 1856.

M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Is Onset of Pre-Failure, Non-Catastrophic Cracking in Concrete Governed by Separation of ITZs, from Aggregates or by Bulk Failure of ITZs?";
in: "Proceedings of the 2013 Conference of the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Insitute (EMI 2013)", ASCE, Evanston, IL, USA, 2013.

M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"ITZ-Induced Crack Onset in Concrete: A Micromechanics Approach";
in: "Proceedings of the XII. International Conference on Computational Plasticity (COMPLAS XII)", International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2013, ISBN: 978-84-941531-5-0.

M. Königsberger, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Micromechanics of ITZ-Aggregate Interaction in Concrete: Stress Concentration and Strength Upscaling";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the 19th Inter-Institute Seminar for Young Researchers", Technische Universität Wien, Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2013, ISBN: 978-3-9503537-2-3, 14.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner, J. Wasserbauer, P. Termkhajornkit, R. Barbarulo, G. Chanvillard:
"How Do Microstructural Properties Govern the Strength of Cementitious Materials? A Multiscale Approach Based on Gel-Space Ratio";
in: "Proceedings of the XII. International Conference on Computational Plasticity (COMPLAS XII)", International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2013, ISBN: 978-84-941531-5-0, 1 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner, J. Wasserbauer, P. Termkhajornkit, R. Barbarulo, G. Chanvillard:
"Strength Evolution of Hydrating Cement Pasted: The Counteracting Effects of Capillary Porosity and Unhydrated Clinker Reinforcements";
in: "Proceedings of the Fifth Biot Conference on Poromechanics (in Memory of Karl von Terzaghi, 1883-1963)", Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler, D. Adam (ed.); American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, USA, 2013, ISBN: 978-0-7844-1299-2, 1837 - 1846.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner, J. Wasserbauer, P. Termkhajornkit, R. Barbarulo, G. Chanvillard:
"The Counteracting Effects of Capillary Porosity and of Unhydrated Clinker Grains on the Macroscopic Strength of Hydrating Cement Paste: A Multiscale Model";
in: "Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability Mechanics (CONCREEP-9)", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, USA, 2013, ISBN: 978-0-7844-1311-1, 40 - 47.

B. Pichler, S. Ullah, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Load Carrying Behavior of Young Shotcrete Top Heading Tunnel Shells";
in: "Proceedong of the International Scientific Conference on Technology of Construction and Reconstruction (TCR 2013)", Belarussische Nationale Technische Universität, 2013, ISBN: 978-985-550-673-8, 35 - 43.

B. Pichler, S. Ullah, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Tragverhalten junger Tunnelkalottenschalen aus Spritzbeton";
in: "17. Dresdner Baustatik-Seminar, 2013", Technische Universität Dresden, 2013, ISSN: 1615-9705, 109 - 125.

M. Shahidi, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"From Viscous Behavior of Liquid Crystal-Filled Interfaces to Creep of Biomaterials: A Multi-Scale Approach";
in: "Proceedings of the 2013 Conference of the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Insitute (EMI 2013)", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2013, 1 pages.

M. Shahidi, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Liquid Crystal Interface Micromechanics of Creeping (Geo- and Bio-)Materials";
in: "Proceedings of the Fifth Biot Conference on Poromechanics (in Memory of Karl von Terzaghi, 1883-1963)", Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler, D. Adam (ed.); American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, VA, USA, 2013, ISBN: 978-0-7844-1299-2, 1877 - 1884.

M. Shahidi, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Micromechanics of Viscous Interfaces in Hydrated (Bio-)Materials";
in: "Proceedings of the 10th IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (BioMed 2013)", ACTA Press, 2013, (invited), 582 - 586.

B. Pichler, L. Dormieux, S. Cariou:
"Damage of Partially Saturated Sedimentary Rock During Drying";
in: "CD-ROM Proceedings of the 6th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2012)", J. Eberhardsteiner, H. J. Böhm, F. G. Rammerstorfer (ed.); Vienna University of Technology, 2012, ISBN: 978-3-9502481-9-7, Paper ID 5143, 2 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"From Hydrate Strength to Elasto-Brittle Strength Predictions for Hydrating Cementitious Materials";
in: "Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Nanotechnology in Construction", Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, 2012.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Predicting Quasi-Brittle Strength of Cementitious Materials: A Continuum Micromechanics Model";
in: "Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Microstructural-Related Durability of Cementitious Composites", RILEM, Bagneux, France, 2012, ISBN: 978-2-35158-129-2, 6 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner, P. Termkhajornkit, R. Barbarulo, G. Chanvillard:
"Macroscopic Strength Evolution of Cementitious Materials: a Micromechanics Approach Using Gel-Space Ratio";
in: "Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and the 11th ASCE Joint Sepcialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability (EMI/PMC 2012)", American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, USA, 2012.

B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich:
"Multiscale Continuum Mechanics of Cementitious Materials: Creep and Strength";
in: "Proceedings of ther International US-Poland Workshop Multiscale Computational Modeling of Cementitious Materials", Cracow University of Technology, Cracow, 2012, ISBN: 978-83-7242-667-3, 129 - 136.

S. Ullah, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Modeling Ground-Shell Contact Forces in NATM Tunneling, Based on 3D Displacement Measurements";
in: "Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials - Advances and New Applications", Q. Yang, J. Zhang, H. Zheng, Y. Yao (ed.); Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2012, ISBN: 978-3-642-32813-8, 293 - 296.

B. Pichler, L. Dormieux:
"Loss of Stability during Growth of Cohesive Zones Ahead of Stationary Microcracks";
in: "Proceedings of the XI International Conference on Computational Plasticity - Fundamentals and Applications", CIMNE, Barcelona, 2011, ISBN: 978-84-89925-23-6.

B. Pichler, L. Dormieux:
"Mode I Propagation of Cohesive Microcracks Through Elasto-Brittle Media";
in: "Proceedings of the Engineering Mechanics Institute 2011 Conference (EMI 2011)", Engineering Mechanics Institute, Boston, MA, USA, 2011.

B. Pichler, L. Dormieux, Ch. Hellmich:
"Strength Modeling of Elasto-Brittle Materials: From Cohesive Microcracks via Cracking Risk under Partial Saturation to Predicting the Composition-Dependent Strength Evolution of Hydrating Cementitious Materials";
in: "Proceedings of the II. International Conference on Computational Modeling of Fracture and Failure of Materials and Structures", CIMNE, 2011, ISBN: 978-84-87867-66-8, 167.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"A Continuum Micromechanics Approach for Upscaling Quasi-brittle Strength of Cement Paste and Mortar";
in: "Proceedings of the XI International Conference on Computational Plasticity - Fundamentals and Applications", CIMNE, Barcelona, 2011, ISBN: 978-84-89925-23-6.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Micromechanics of Quasi-Brittle Strength of Cement Paste and Mortar";
in: "Proceedings of the European Congress on Advanced Materials and Processes (EUROMAT 2011)", Federation of European Materials Societies, Voreppe Cedex, France, 2011, 1 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Prediction of the Early-Age Strength Evolution of Cement Paste";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the 18th Inter-Institute Seminar", Department of Structural Mechanics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 2011, 19.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Upscaling Compressive Strength of Cement Paste and Mortar";
in: "Proceedings of the Engineering Mechanics Institute 2011 Conference (EMI 2011)", Engineering Mechanics Institute, 2011, 201.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner, P. Termkhajornkit, R. Barbarulo, G. Chanvillard:
"Quasi-Brittle Strength Evolution of Hydrating Cementitious Materials Revisited in the Framework of Gel-Space Ratio: Experiments and Continuum Micromechanics Predictions";
in: "Proceedings of 2nd Advances in Cement-Based Materials: Characterization, Processing, Modeling and Sensing", The American Ceramic Society, Nashville, 2011, 1.

B. Pichler, S. Ullah, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich:
"Stress Analysis of Shotcrete Tunnel Shells, Based on Displacement Data Measured with Monitoring Systems of NATM Tunnels";
in: "Proceedings of the IV International Conference on Computational Methods for Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering (COUPLED PROBLEMS)", CIMNE, 2011.

S. Ullah, B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich:
"Composition-Related Senstitivity Analysis of Displacement-Loaded Sprayed Concrete Tunnel Shell, Employing Micromechanics and Thin Shell Theory";
in: "Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Sprayed Concrete - Modern Use of Wet Mix Sprayed Concrete for Underground Support", The Norwegian Society of Chartered Technical and Scientific Professionals - Tekna, Oslo, Norwegen, 2011, ISBN: 978-82-8208-026-2, 414 - 427.

S. Ullah, B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich:
"Micromechanics-Supported Monitoring of Shotcrete Tunnels: Shell-Specific Interpolation of Measured Displacements and Sensitivity Analyses Concerning Mix Composition";
in: "Proceedings of the World Tunnel Congress and 37th General Assembly (WCT 2011)", International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association ITA-AITES, 2011, ISBN: 978-951-758-531-6, 244 - 245.

Ch. Hellmich, S. Ullah, B. Pichler, St. Scheiner:
"Microviscoelasticity of Cementitious Materials: Application to Structural Simulation of NATM Tunnel Shells";
in: "Proceedings of CONMOD 2010", Laboratory of Construction Materials, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2010, 135 - 139.

Ch. Hellmich, S. Ullah, B. Pichler, St. Scheiner:
"Monitoring of Creeping Tunnel Shells: Influence of Shotcrete Mixture Characteristics";
in: "Third Euro-Mediterranean Symposium on Advances in Geomaterials and Structures", Laboratoire de Génie Civil de lŽEcole Nationale dŽIngénieurs de Tunis, 2010, 141 - 150.

H.A. Mang, G. Höfinger, X. Jia, K. Hofstetter, T. Bader, J. Eitelberger, B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, S. Ullah, M. Zeiml, A. Amouzandeh, T. Ring, J. Eberhardsteiner, Ch. Hellmich:
"Computational Civil Engineering Mechanics - Elucidating General Features of Materials and Structures";
in: "Proceedings of the First International Conference on Advances in Interaction and Multiscale Mechanics (AIMM'10)", Techno-Press, Korea, 2010, (invited), ISBN 89-89693-28-4-98530, 19 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Upscaling Quasi-brittle Strength of Cement-based Materials: A Continuum Micromechanics Approach";
in: "Computational Modelling of Concrete Structures - EURO-C 2010", N. Bicanic, R. Borst, H.A. Mang, G. Meschke (ed.); CRC Press, London, UK, 2010, (invited), ISBN: 978-0-415-58479-1, 59 - 68.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Strength of Geomaterials: Multiscale Theories and Experiments at Appropriate Problem-Dependent Length Scales";
in: "Proceedings of the International Workshop on Multiscale and Multiphysics Processes in Geomechanics", Stanford University, USA, 2010, (invited), 1 - 4.

J. Eberhardsteiner, K. Hofstetter, B. Pichler, E. Aigner:
"Mehrskalenmodellierung von Baustoffen Holz, Spritzbeton und Asphalt";
in: "Proceedings of the Ansys Conference & 27. CADFEM Users' Meeting 2009", CADFEM, 2009, (invited), ISBN: 3-937523-06-5, 45 pages.

B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich:
"Strength Evolution in Hydrating Shotcrete: From Micromechanical Modeling to Structural Analyses";
in: "Proceedings of the 17th Inter-Institute Seminar for Young Researchers", Cracow University of Technology, Cracow, Poland, 2009, 19.

B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Micromechanics-based Models for Elasticity and Strength of Shotcrete, for Hybrid Analyses of NATM Tunnel Shells";
in: "Computational Methods in Tunnelling - EURO:TUN 2009", G. Meschke, G. Beer, J. Eberhardsteiner, D. Hartmann, M. Thewes (ed.); Aedificatio Publishers, 2009, ISBN: 978-3-931681-94-4, 431 - 436.

H.A. Mang, E. Aigner, J. Eberhardsteiner, C. Hackspiel, Ch. Hellmich, K. Hofstetter, R. Lackner, B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, R. Stürzenbecher:
"Computational Multiscale Analysis in Civil Engineering";
in: "The Eleventh East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC-11)", D & E Drawing and Editing Services Company, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008, (invited), ISBN: 978-986-80222-4-9, 3 - 14.

B. Pichler, L. Dormieux:
"Micromechanics of Elasto-Damaging cohesive Materials";
in: "CD-ROM Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM08)", University of Adelaide, Australia, 2008, ISBN: 978-0-9805142-1-6, 2 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Compressive Strength Evolution in Early-Age Portland Cement Paste Predicted by a Micromechanical Model";
in: "Proceedings of the International RILEM Symposium on Concrete Modelling (CONMOD 08)", RILEM, 2008, ISBN: 978-2-35158-060-8, 139 - 146.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"Vertical Impact of Single Rocks onto Gravel Layers";
in: "CD-Proceedings of the 2008 General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union", EGU, 2008, 1 pages.

St. Scheiner, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"Damage and Disaster Prevention in NATM Tunnels during Construction: Micromechanics-Supported Hybrid Analyses";
in: "Proceedings of NATO-ARW "Damage assessment and Reconstruction after Natural Disasters and Previous Military Activities", A. Ibrahimbegovic, M. Zlatar (ed.); Springer Verlag, 2008, 145 - 171.

B. Pichler, J. Burrus, Ch. Hellmich:
"Analysis of Uniaxial Tension Experiments on Concrete Based on Continuum Micromechanics of Cracked Brittle Materials";
in: "Computational Plasticity IX Fundamentals and Applications (Proceedings of COMPLAS IX 2007)", CIMNE, 2007, ISBN: 978-84-96736-27-6, 495 - 497.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, L. Dormieux, J. Sanahuja, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Early-Age Strength of Cementitious Materials: A Continuum Micromechanics Approach";
in: "Proceedings of ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Tunnelling (EURO:TUN 2007)", Eigenverlag, 2007, ISBN: 978-3-9501554-7-1, 6 pages.

B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, O. Rio, L. Fernandez-Luco, A. Castillo, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Shotcrete at Early Ages: Comparison of Test Results with a Thermo-Chemo-Micromechanics Based Model for Shotcrete";
in: "Proceedings of ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Tunnelling (EURO:TUN 2007)", Eigenverlag, 2007, ISBN: 978-3-9501554-7-1, 11 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"A Combined Fracture-Micromechanics Model for Tensile Strain-Softening in Brittle Materials, Based on Propagation of Interacting Microcracks";
in: "CD-ROM Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM 2006)", C.A. Mota Soares, J.A.C. Martins, H.C. Rodrigues, J.A.C. Ambrosio, C. Pina, C.M. Mota Soares, E.B.R. Pereira, J. Folgado (ed.); Springer, 2006, (invited), ISBN: 1-4020-4994-3, 12 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"Propagation of Interacting Microcracks Results in Macroscopic Tensile Strain-Softening of Brittle Materials - A Combined Fracture and Micromechanics Approach";
in: "Proceedings of EURO-C 2006 - Computational Modelling of Concrete Structures", G. Meschke, R. de Borst, H.A. Mang, N. Bicanic (ed.); Taylor & Francis Group, 2006, ISBN: 0-415-39749-9, 183 - 189.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Gravel-buried Steel Pipelines Subjected to Rockfall: Corroboration of Modeling Approaches by Experiments";
in: "Book of Abstracts of the Workshop "Challenges in Computational Mechanics"", O. Allix, N. Moes, U. Perego (ed.); LMT Cachan, 2006, 83 - 84.

H.A. Mang, J. Eberhardsteiner, Ch. Hellmich, K. Hofstetter, A. Jäger, R. Lackner, K. Meinhard, H.W. Müllner, B. Pichler, Ch. Pichler, R. Reihsner, M. Zeiml:
"Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures";
in: "Proceedings of the Czech-Argentine Biennale Workshop "e-Golems" - Interdisciplinary Aspects of Human-Machine Co-existence and Co-operation", V. Marik, P. Jacovkis, O. Stepankova, J. Klema (ed.); Czech Technical University in Prague, 2005, ISBN: 80-01-03275-2, 152 - 164.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich:
"Does Critical Mode I Energy Release Govern Compressive Axial Splitting of Brittle Materials? - Arguments from a Combined Fracture and Micromechanics Approach";
in: "Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computational Plasticity (COMPLAS VIII)", D.R.J. Owen, E. Onate, B. Suarez (ed.); CIMNE, 2005, ISBN: 84-95999-80-3, 135 - 138.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"Can Recent Developments in Continuum Micromechanics of Damaged Brittle Materials Significantly Enhance our Insight into Concrete Cracking?";
in: "Proceedings of the EUROMECH Colloquium 460 on Numerical Modeling of Concrete Cracking", Proceeding auf CD, 2005, 2 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"Determination of the Indentation Resistance of Gravel on the Basis for Safety Prognoses of Gravel-Buried Steel Pipelines Subjected to Rockfall";
in: "CD-ROM Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Fracture (ICF 11)", A. Carpinteri (ed.); Politecnico di Torino, 2005, 6 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"Propagation of Interacting Microcracks Results in Tensile Strain-Softening of Brittle Materials - A Combined Fracture and Micromechanics Approach";
in: "Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computational Plasticity (COMPLAS VIII)", D.R.J. Owen, E. Onate, B. Suarez (ed.); CIMNE, 2005, ISBN: 84-95999-80-3, 152 - 155.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, St. Scheiner, J. Eberhardsteiner, H.A. Mang:
"Assessment of Protection Systems for Gravel-Buried Pipelines Considering Impact and Recurrent Shear Loading Caused by Thermal Deformations of the Pipe";
in: "Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computational Plasticity (COMPLAS VIII)", D.R.J. Owen, E. Onate, B. Suarez (ed.); CIMNE, 2005, ISBN: 84-95999-80-3, 35 - 38.

B. Pichler, Ph. Vancapernolle, Ch. Hellmich:
"Brittle Fracture of Sandstone: Micromechanics-Based Arguments for Classical Macroscopic Failure Surfaces";
in: "Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Bifurcation, Instabilities and Degradation in Geomechanics", G. Exadaktylos (ed.); Technical University of Crete, National Technical University of Athens, 2005, 65 - 66.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"Elastoplasticity of Gravel Protecting Rockfall-Endangered Steel Pipelines";
in: "CD-ROM Proceedings of the 21st International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM04)", W. Gutkowski, T.A. Kowalewski (ed.); IUTAM, Warsaw, Poland, 2004, ISBN: 83-89687-01-1, 2 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"Monitoring of Rockfall-Endangered Oil Pipelines";
in: "Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Structural Control", R. Flesch, H. Irschik, M. Krommer (ed.); Schriftenreihe der TU-Wien, 2004, ISBN: 3-901167-90-0, S4-17 - S4-20.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, H.A. Mang:
"Protection of Buried Pipelines Subjected to Rockfall";
in: "Proceedings of the 5th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference (ESMC-5)", E.C. Aifantis (ed.); European Mechanics Society (EUROMECH), 2003, 205 - 206.

B. Pichler:
"Gradient-Free and Gradient-Based Parameter Identification Resting on Soft Computing";
in: "Proceedings of the Fifth World Congress on Computational Mechanics (Online Proceedings http://wccm.tuwien.ac.at)", H.A. Mang, F. G. Rammerstorfer, J. Eberhardsteiner (ed.); TU Wien, Wien, Austria, 2002, ISBN: 3-9501554-0-6.

R. Lackner, B. Pichler, Y. Spira, H.A. Mang:
"A Synthesis of Constitutive Modeling and Computational Mechanics";
in: "CD-ROM Proceedings of the 2nd European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM '01)", Z. Waszczyszyn (ed.); Cracow University of Technology, Poland, 2001, 1 - 28.

B. Pichler, R. Lackner, H.A. Mang:
"Soft-Computing Based Structural Back Analysis of Material Model Parameters for Soil in the Context of Tunneling According to the New Austrian Tunneling Method";
in: "Computational Mechanics - New Frontiers for the New Millennium, Proceedings of the 1st Asian-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics", S. Valliappan, N. Khalili (ed.); Elsevier Science, Oxford, 2001, 1101 - 1108.

B. Pichler, H.A. Mang:
"Parameter Identification for Sophisticated Material Models by Means of Iterative Back Analyses Based on Soft Computing";
in: "CD-ROM Proceedings of the 2nd European Conference on Computational Mechanics", Z. Waszczyszyn (ed.); Cracow University of Technology, Poland, 2001, 1 - 20.

H.A. Mang, Ch. Hellmich, R. Lackner, B. Pichler:
"Computational Structural Mechanics";
in: "CD-ROM Proceedings of the 1st European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM '99)", W. Wunderlich (ed.); Lehrstuhl für Statik, TU München, Germany, 1999.

H.A. Mang, B. Pichler:
"New Insights in Nonlinear Stability Analysis by the FEM";
in: "Proceedings of the 3rd National Congress on Computational Mechanics", N. Aravas, J.T. Katsikadelis (ed.); University of Thessaly Press, Volos, Greece, 1999, 49 - 56.


Editorials in Proceedings


B. Pichler:
"Programme & Book of Abstracts of the ERICA CASH II Final Conference";
in: "Programme & Book of Abstracts of the ERICA CASH II Final Conference", B. Pichler, P. McDonald, B. Lothenbach, K. Scrivener, V. Bortolotti, M. Haha (ed.); TU Wien, Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Structures, 2021, 1 - 118.


Talks and Poster Presentations (without Proceedings-Entry)


R. Diaz, M. Aminbaghai, L. Eberhardsteiner, R. Blab, M. Buchta, B. Pichler:
"Star-Shaped Testing with a Falling Weight Deflectometer";
Poster: 37th Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics, Linz, Austria; 09-21-2021 - 09-24-2021.

P. Dohnalik, B. Pichler, L. Zelaya-Lainez, O. Lahayne, G. Richard:
"Characterization of Dental Cement Paste: Grid Nanoindentation and Ultrasound";
Poster: 37th Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics, Linz, Austria; 09-21-2021 - 09-24-2021.

B. Pichler:
"Structural Mechanics of Reinforced Concrete Hinges: From Laboratory Testing to Design Recommendations";
Talk: International Symposium on Interdisciplinary Research in Civil Engineering Sciences (IS-IRCES), Vienna, Austria & Shanghai, China; 09-16-2021 - 09-17-2021.

B. Pichler:
"Spontaneous and reversible water uptake/release by nanoscopic hydrates explains thermal expansion of cement pastes";
Talk: XVI. International Conference on Computational Plasticity, Fundamentals and Applications ( COMPLAS 2021), Barcelona, Spain; 09-07-2021 - 09-10-2021.

B. Pichler:
"Water uptake/release by hydrates as source of hygrothermic coefficients and thermal expansion of cement paste";
Talk: The Biot-Bazant Conference on Engineering Mechanics and Physics of Porous Materials, USA; 06-01-2021 - 06-03-2021.

B. Pichler:
"Characterization of the Evolution of Creep Properties of Hydrating Cementitious Materials Based on Hourly-Repeated 3-Minute Creep Tests";
Talk: Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference and Probabilistic Mechanics & Reliability Conference (EMI/PMC 2021), New York, USA; 05-25-2021 - 05-28-2021.

B. Pichler:
"Quantification of Thermo-Visco-Elastic Properties of Cement Paste from 3-Minutes Creep Tests and Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Experiments";
Talk: ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute International Conference 2021, Vereinigtes Königreich; 03-22-2021 - 03-24-2021.

B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Modeling of Cementitious Materials";
Talk: 10th International Online-Conference on Advanced Models and New Concepts in Concrete and Masonry Structures (AMCM 2020), Lublin, Poland (invited); 10-21-2020.

B. Pichler:
"Österreichischer Betonbenchmark zur Steigerung der Vorhersagequalität mechanischer Eigenschaften moderner Betone";
Talk: VIF Forum 2019, Wien; 11-19-2019.

B. Pichler:
"Experiments and Multiscale Modeling of Cementitious Materials at Early and Mature Ages";
Talk: Microlab Colloquium, Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences, TU Delft, Delft, The Nethelands (invited); 10-28-2019.

B. Pichler:
"Elasticity, Creep, and Strength of Cementitious Materials: Micro-to-Macro Upscaling";
Keynote Lecture: China-Austria Forum for Postgraduates of Civil Engineering, Vienna, Austria; 10-07-2019 - 10-08-2019.

B. Pichler:
"Thermal Expansion of Hardened Cement Paste: Insights from Multiscale Poromechanical Analysis";
Talk: China-Austria Forum for Postgraduates of Civil Engineering, Vienna, Austria; 10-07-2019 - 10-08-2019.

B. Pichler:
"A Rate-Independent Linear-Elastic Model for High-Dynamic Compressive and Tensile Strength of Specimens Made of Cement Paste, Mortar, and Concrete";
Keynote Lecture: 4th International Conference on Computational Methods in Solids and Fluids - ECCOMAS MSF 2019, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina; 09-18-2019 - 09-20-2019.

B. Pichler:
"Verification of Serviceability Limit States of Reinforced Concrete Hinges";
Talk: XV. International Conference on Computational Plasticity - Fundamentals and Applications (COMPLAS 2019), Barcelona, Spain; 09-03-2019 - 09-05-2019.

B. Pichler:
"Thermoelastic Multiscale Analysis of Concrete Pavements Subjected to Hail Showers";
Keynote Lecture: 10th Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures (FraMCosS-X), Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, Bayonne, France; 06-25-2019.

B. Pichler:
"Reversible Water Uptake/Release by Hydrates Govern the Thermal Expansion of Cement Paste - A Multiscale Poromechanical Analysis";
Talk: Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2019 (EMI 2019), Pasadena, CA, USA; 06-18-2019 - 06-21-2019.

B. Pichler:
"Innovative Creep Testing of Cementitious Materials";
Talk: Zwick/Roell Science Award and Academia Day, Tongji University, Shanghai, China; 06-14-2019.

B. Pichler:
"Homogenization of Cementitious Materials: Stiffness, Creep, Strength";
Talk: 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM 2019), Vienna, Austria; 02-18-2019 - 02-22-2019.

B. Pichler:
"Konstruktiver Ingenieurbau";
Talk: Open Day of the Department of Civil Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria; 01-30-2019.

B. Pichler:
"From Microstructure to Macroproperties: Prediction of Elasticity, Creep, and Strength of Cement Paste, Mortars, and Concretes";
Talk: Kick-Off Meeting of the Research Project "Interdisciplinary Multiscale Assessment of a New Generation of Concrete with Alkali Activated Materials (INTERACT)", Brussels, Belgium; 01-22-2019.

B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Modeling of Cementitious Materials: From Hydration Via Microstructure to Macroscopic Properties";
Talk: Engineering Mechanics Institute International Conference 2018, Shanghai, China; 11-02-2018 - 11-04-2018.

B. Pichler:
"Standard and Innovative Characterization of Strength, Stiffness, and Non-Aging Creep of Concretes at Early Ages";
Talk: SynerCrete'18 - Internationale Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches for Cement-Based Materials and Structural Concrete - Synergizing Expertise and Bridsging Scales of Space and Time, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal; 10-24-2018 - 10-26-2018.

B. Pichler:
"From Microstructure to Macroproperties: Prediction of Elasticity, Creep, and Strength of Cemente Paste, Mortars, and Concretes";
Talk: Meeting of the MSC ETN Project ERICA, Saint-Gobain Research Paris, Aubervilliers, France; 10-05-2018.

B. Pichler:
"Early-Age Characterization and Multi-Scale Modeling of Polymer-Modified Cement Pastes";
Talk: 35th Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics, Sinaia, Romania; 09-25-2018 - 09-28-2018.

B. Pichler:
"Micro-and Macroscopic Characterization of Granite";
Talk: 35th Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics, Sinaia, Romania; 09-25-2018 - 09-28-2018.

B. Pichler:
"Early-Age Evolution of Compressive Strength of Cement Paste, Mortars, and Concrete: A Validated Engineering Mechanics Model";
Talk: 9th International Conference of the Croatian Society of Mechanics, Split, Croatia; 09-19-2018.

B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Modeling of the Hydration-Driven Evolution of Mechanical Properties of Cementitious Materials";
Talk: Conference in Honor of Centennial LMC and Karen Scrivener 60th Birthday, L'Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; 08-21-2018.

B. Pichler:
"From Microstructure to Macroproperties: Prediction of Elasticity, Creep, and Strength of Cement Paste, Mortars, and Concretes";
Talk: Gordon Research Conference on "Advanced Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure Development", Hong Kong, China (invited); 08-09-2018.

B. Pichler:
"From Microstructure to Macroproperties: Scale Transitions and Homogenization in Multiscale Linear Elasticity";
Talk: Training School "Modelling, Sustainability/Durability, NMR Practice" of the H2020-MSCA-ITN Project "Engineered Calcium-Silicate-Hydrates for Applications (ERICA)", Liphook, UK; 06-11-2018.

B. Pichler:
"Homogenization of Non-Aging Creep: From Nano-Mechanisms to Model Validation";
Talk: Training School "Modelling, Sustainability/Durability, NMR Practice" of the H2020-MSCA-ITN Project "Engineered Calcium-Silicate-Hydrates for Applications (ERICA)", Liphook, UK; 06-11-2018.

B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Strength Modeling of Hydrating Cement Pastes";
Talk: Training School "Modelling, Sustainability/Durability, NMR Practice" of the H2020-MSCA-ITN Project "Engineered Calcium-Silicate-Hydrates for Applications (ERICA)", Liphook, UK; 06-11-2018.

B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Modeling of Mechanical Properties";
Talk: Meeting of COST Action TU 1404 "Towards the Next Generation of Standards for Service Life of Cement-Based Materials and Structures", Prague, Czech Republic; 03-13-2018.

B. Pichler:
"Early-Age Evolutions of Strength, Stiffness, and Creep Properties of Modern Concretes: Experiments, Correlation, and Regression";
Talk: Conference on Computational Modelling of Concrete Structures (EURO-C 2018), Bad Hofgastein, Austria; 02-26-2018 - 03-01-2018.

B. Pichler:
"Strength Homogenization and Multiscale Poromechanics of Cementitious Materials";
Talk: Workshop of the H2020-MSCA-ITN Project "Engineered Calcium-Silicate-Hydrates for Applications (ERICA)", Liphook, UK; 02-21-2018.

B. Pichler:
"From Creep and Strength of Microscopic Hydrate Gel Needles to Creep and Strength of Cement Paste";
Talk: GdR-i Research Workshop on Multi-Scale Materials under the Nanoscope, Athens, Greece; 10-09-2017 - 10-11-2017.

B. Pichler:
"Concrete Hinges Subjected to Eccentric Compression, Experiments and Finite Element Analysis";
Talk: XXIst. Inter-Institute Seminar for Young Researchers, Budapest, Hungary; 10-06-2017 - 10-08-2017.

B. Pichler:
"Do Modern Concretes Exhibit Similar Early-Age Stiffness and Strength Developments as their Predecessors?";
Talk: 34th Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics, Triest, Italy; 09-19-2017 - 09-22-2017.

B. Pichler:
"Bridging the Gap Between Concrete Microstructures and Tunnel Linings";
Talk: 22nd International Conference on Computer Methods in Mechanics (CMM2017), Lublin, Polen (invited); 09-13-2017 - 09-16-2017.

B. Pichler:
"Early-Age Evolution of Non-Aging Creep Properties of Cement Pastes, Mortars, and Concretes";
Talk: 14th International Conference on Computational Plasticity (COMPLAS XIV), Barcelona, Spain; 09-05-2017 - 09-07-2017.

B. Pichler:
"Moment-Rotation Relations of Concrete Hinges Connecting Neighboring Tunnel Segments: Experiments and FE Modeling";
Talk: 14th International Conference on Computational Plasticity (COMPLAS XIV), Barcelona, Spain; 09-05-2017 - 09-07-2017.

B. Pichler:
"Microporomechanical Modeling of Thermal Expansion of Cement Paste";
Talk: 6th Biot Conference on Poromechanics (in Memory of Olivier Coussy), Paris, France; 07-09-2017 - 07-13-2017.

B. Pichler:
"The Effect of Water-Aggregate Interaction on Creep of Hydrating Mortars and Concretes";
Talk: Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2017 (EMI 2017), San Diego, USA; 06-04-2017 - 06-07-2017.

B. Pichler:
"Homogenization of Non-Aging Creep: From Nano-Mechanisms to Model Validation";
Talk: Workshop "Viscoelasticity of Cementitious Materials - Recent Findings and Future Trends" of the Industrial-Academic Nanoscience Research Network on Sustainable Cement and Concrete (NANOCEM), Leimen, Germany; 04-27-2017.

B. Pichler:
"Upscalling of Nanoscience Research Results to Macromechanical Properties";
Talk: 7th Open Meeting of the Industrial-Academic Nanoscience Research Network on Sustainable Cement and Concrete (NANOCEM), Leimen, Germany; 04-25-2017.

B. Pichler:
"Bridging the Gap - Referring to the Submersed Tunnel Interrupting the Hong Kong - Zuhai - Macao -Bridge";
Talk: ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Tunneling and Subsurface Engineering (EURO:TUN 2017), Innsbruck, Austria (invited); 04-18-2017 - 04-20-2017.

B. Pichler:
"Studies at TU Vienna on Creep of Cementitious Materials";
Talk: Invited Presentation at the Institute for Construction Materials, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland (invited); 02-01-2017.

B. Pichler:
"From Microstructure to Macroproperties: Scale Transitions and Homogenization in Multiscale Linear Elasticity";
Talk: Knowledge Transfer Workshop "From Microstructure to Macoproperties" of the Industrial-Academic Nanoscience Research Network on Sustainable Cement and Concrete (NANOCEM), Lyon, France; 10-25-2016 - 10-27-2016.

B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Strength Modeling of Hydrating Cement Pastes";
Talk: Knowledge Transfer Workshop "From Microstructure to Macoproperties" of the Industrial-Academic Nanoscience Research Network on Sustainable Cement and Concrete (NANOCEM), Lyon, France; 10-25-2016 - 10-27-2016.

B. Pichler:
"Poromechanical Properties of Cement Paste and Multiscale Modeling of Cementitious Materials Subjected to Temperature Changes: Thermal Expansion and Creep";
Talk: Knowledge Transfer Workshop "From Microstructure to Macoproperties" of the Industrial-Academic Nanoscience Research Network on Sustainable Cement and Concrete (NANOCEM), Lyon, France; 10-25-2016 - 10-27-2016.

B. Pichler:
"Universal Creep Properties of Hydrate-Gel Needles Explain Macroscopic Creep of Cementitious Materials";
Talk: 2016 EMI International Conference (EMI IC 2016), Metz, France; 10-25-2016 - 10-27-2016.

M. Königsberger, M. Irfan-Ul-Hassan, R. Reihsner, Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler:
"Innovative Creep Testing on Cement Pastes Allows for Deciphering Creep of Concrete at Early Ages";
Poster: 33rd Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics, Portoroz, Slovenia; 09-20-2016 - 09-23-2016.

B. Pichler:
"Innovative Creep Testing on Cement Pastes Allows for Deciphering Creep of Concrete at Early Ages";
Talk: 33rd Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics, Portoroz, Slovenia; 09-20-2016 - 09-23-2016.

B. Pichler:
"Short-Term Creep of Cement Paste: Experiments and Multiscale Modeling";
Talk: International RILEM Conference on Materials, Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering Conference, Lyngby, Denmark; 08-22-2016 - 08-24-2016.

B. Pichler:
"Characterization of Tire-Pavement Interaction: Friction and Sound Generation";
Talk: Summer School "Future Challenges in Pavement Design and Tire-Road Interaction, Unterreichbach, Germany; 07-18-2016 - 07-20-2016.

B. Pichler:
"From Microstructure to Macroproperties: Strength and Creep of Cementitious Materials";
Talk: From Concrete Nanoscale to Structure - Celebrating Gilles Chanvillard's Memory, Marne-la-Vallée, France; 07-05-2016 - 07-06-2016.

B. Pichler:
"Creep Homogenization of Cementitious Materials";
Talk: 7th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS Congress 2016), Crete Island, Greece; 06-05-2016 - 06-10-2016.

B. Pichler:
"Probabilistic Aspects of High-Dynamic Compressive Failure of Cementitious Materials";
Talk: FraMCoS-9: 9th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures, University of California, Berkeley, San Francisco; 05-29-2016 - 06-01-2016.

B. Pichler:
"Isochoric Creep of Hydrate Gel Needless Explains Macroscopic Creep of Cementitious Materials";
Talk: Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2016 (EMI 2016), Nashville, Tennessee, USA; 05-22-2016 - 05-25-2016.

B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Structural Analysis";
Talk: 20th Inter-Institute Seminar for Young Researchers, Cracow, Poland; 10-09-2015 - 10-10-2015.

B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Continuum Micromechanics: Application to Cementitious Materials";
Talk: Second Workshop of COST Action TU 1404, Vienna, Austria; 09-19-2015 - 09-20-2015.

B. Pichler:
"Creep of Concrete: Re-Conciliation of Rheological Chain Models and Recent Micromechanics Approaches";
Talk: 2015 Conference of the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI 2015), Stanford, CA, USA; 06-16-2015 - 06-20-2015.

B. Pichler:
"Early-Age Short-Term Creep Characterization of Cement Pastes and Mortars";
Talk: 2015 Conference of the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI 2015), Stanford, CA, USA; 06-16-2015 - 06-20-2015.

B. Pichler:
"Using a Linear Friction Tester for Characterization of Friction Between Tire Tread Blocks and Snow/Ice/Concrete/Asphalt";
Talk: 6th Dresden Tire Workshop: Tire Technology for Fuel Efficiency, Dresden, Germany; 04-24-2015.

B. Pichler:
"Elasticity, Creep, and Strength Testing of Cementitious Materials Supporting the Development/Validation of Existing/Future, Macro/Multi-Scale Models in WG2";
Talk: First Workshop of COST Action TU 1404, Ljubljana, Slovenia; 04-16-2015 - 04-17-2015.

B. Pichler:
"Macroscopic Short-Term Creep Testing of Hydrating Cementitious Materials";
Talk: The Concrete Convention and Exposition of the American Concrete Institute (ACI), Kansas City, USA; 04-12-2015 - 04-16-2015.

B. Pichler:
"Quasi-Static and High-Dynamic Compressive Strength Testing of Young and Mature Cement Pastes";
Poster: 31st Danubia-Adria Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics, Kempten, Germany; 09-24-2014 - 09-27-2014.

B. Pichler:
"Loading-Rate Sensitivity of Compressive Strength: Experiments and Modeling";
Talk: EMI 2014 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Hamilton, Canada; 08-05-2014 - 08-08-2014.

B. Pichler:
"Mechanical Stiffness and Strength Testing of Cement Pastes at very Early Ages";
Talk: 30th Danubia-Adria-Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics (DAS 30), Primosten, Croatia; 09-25-2013 - 09-28-2013.

B. Pichler:
"How Do Microstructural Properties Govern the Strength of Cementitious Materials? A Multiscale Approach Based on Gel-Space Ratio";
Talk: 12th International Conference on Computational Plasticity (COMPLAS XII), Barcelona, Spain; 09-03-2013 - 09-05-2013.

B. Pichler:
"Is Onset of Pre-Failure, Non-Catastrophic Cracking in Concrete Governed by Separation of ITZs, from Aggregates or by Bulk Failure of ITZs?";
Talk: International Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI 2013), Evanston, IL, USA; 08-04-2013 - 08-07-2013.

B. Pichler:
"Strength Evolution of Hydrating Cement Pasted: The Counteracting Effects of Capillary Porosity and Unhydrated Clinker Reinforcements";
Talk: Fifth Biot Conference on Poromechanics (in Memory of Karl von Terzaghi, 1883-1963), Vienna; 07-10-2013 - 07-12-2013.

B. Pichler:
"From Microstructure to Macroscopic Properties of Cementitious Materials";
Talk: Scientific Committee Meeting at Reasearch Center "CTG" of the Italcementi Group, Guerville, France; 05-15-2013.

B. Pichler:
"Ground-Shell Contact Stresses in NATM Tunneling";
Talk: ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Tunneling and Subsurface Engineering (EURO:TUN 2013), Bochum, Germany; 04-17-2013 - 04-19-2013.

B. Pichler:
"Micromechanics-Based Sensitivity Analysis Regarding the Influence of Shotcrete Composition on Load-Level Estimation in NATM-Tunnel Shells";
Talk: ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Tunneling and Subsurface Engineering (EURO:TUN 2013), Bochum, Germany; 04-17-2013 - 04-19-2013.

B. Pichler:
"Micromechanics-Based Exploitation of 3D Displacement Measurements: Assessment of Safety and Ground-Shell Contact Forces in NATM Tunneling";
Talk: PR China - Austria Workshop on Tunnel and Underground Engineering, Shanghai, China; 10-29-2012.

B. Pichler:
"Damage of Partially Saturated Sedimentary Rock During Drying";
Talk: 6th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2012), Wien; 09-10-2012 - 09-14-2012.

B. Pichler:
"Quasi-Brittle Strength Evolution of Hydrating Cementitious Materials Revisted in the Framework of Gel-Space Ratio: Experiments and Continuum Micromechanics Predictions";
Talk: Kickoff Meeting of NANOCEM Core Project 10 "Micromechanical Analysis of Blended Cement-Based Composites, Vienna; 07-03-2012.

B. Pichler:
"Macroscopic Strength Evolution of Cementitious Materials: a Micromechanics Approach Using Gel-Space Ratio";
Talk: Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability (EMI/PMC 2012, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA; 06-17-2012 - 06-20-2012.

B. Pichler:
"From Hydrate Strength to Elasto-Brittle Strength Predictions for Hydrating Cementitious Materials";
Talk: 4th International Symposium on Nanotechnology in Construction, Creta, Greece; 05-20-2012 - 05-22-2012.

B. Pichler:
"Micromechanical Analysis of Blended Cement-Based Composites: Proposal for a NANOCEM Core Project";
Talk: NANOCEM Konsortium-Meeting, Paris, Frankreich; 10-26-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Presentation of New Member Candidate TU Wien";
Talk: NANOCEM Konsortium-Meeting, Paris, Frankreich (invited); 10-26-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Prediction of the Early-Age Strength Evolution of Cement Paste";
Talk: 18th Inter-Institute Seminar for Young Researchers, Budapest, Hungary; 09-23-2011 - 09-25-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Composition-Related Senstitivity Analysis of Displacement-Loaded Sprayed Concrete Tunnel Shell, Employing Micromechanics and Thin Shell Theory";
Talk: Sixth International Symposium on Sprayed Concrete - Modern Use of Wet Mix Sprayed Concrete for Underground Support, Tromso, Norway; 09-12-2011 - 09-15-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Loss of Stability during Growth of Cohesive Zones Ahead of Stationary Microcracks";
Talk: International Conference on Computational Plasticity - Fundamentals and Applications (COMPLAS XI), Barcelona, Spain; 09-07-2011 - 09-09-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Quasi-Brittle Strength Evolution of Hydrating Cementitious Materials Revisited in the Framework of Gel-Space Ratio";
Talk: 2nd Advances in Cement-Based Materials: Characterization, Processing, Modeling and Sensing, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; 07-25-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Stress Analysis of Shotcrete Tunnel Shells, Based on Displacement Data Measured with Monitoring Systems of NATM Tunnels";
Poster: IV. International Conference on Computational Methods for Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering (COUPLED PROBLEMS), Kos, Griechenland; 06-21-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Strength Modeling of Elasto-Brittle Materials: From Cohesive Microcracks via Cracking Risk Under Partial Saturation to Predicting the Composition-Dependent Strength Evolution of Hydrating Cementitious Materials";
Talk: II. International Conference on Computational Modeling of Fracture and Failure of Materials and Structures (CFRAC 2011), Barcelona, Spain; 06-06-2011 - 06-08-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Cohesive Cracks in Elasto-Brittle Media: Modeling and Dissipation Analysis: A Continuum Micromechanics Approach";
Talk: CISM Advanced School "Experimental and Theoretical Multiscale Analysis of Materials and Structures", Udine, Italien; 06-04-2011 - 06-08-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Damage Evolution During Drying of Sedimentary Rock Around a Cylindrical Tunnel";
Talk: CISM Advanced School "Experimental and Theoretical Multiscale Analysis of Materials and Structures", Udine, Italien; 06-04-2011 - 06-08-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Drying-Shrinkage Related Cracking Risk of Sedimentary Rock (Argillites)";
Talk: CISM Advanced School "Experimental and Theoretical Multiscale Analysis of Materials and Structures", Udine, Italien; 06-04-2011 - 06-08-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Higher-Order Phase Averages as the Basis for Quasi-Brittle Strength Modelingof Hydrating Cementitious Materials";
Talk: CISM Advanced School "Experimental and Theoretical Multiscale Analysis of Materials and Structures", Udine, Italien; 06-04-2011 - 06-08-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Homogenization of Heterogeneous Media Based on Continuum Micromechanics";
Talk: CISM Advanced School "Experimental and Theoretical Multiscale Analysis of Materials and Structures", Udine, Italien; 06-04-2011 - 06-08-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Multiscale Structural Analysis of Sprayed Concrete Linings";
Talk: CISM Advanced School "Experimental and Theoretical Multiscale Analysis of Materials and Structures", Udine, Italien; 06-04-2011 - 06-08-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Mode I Propagation of Cohesive Microcracks Through Elasto-Brittle Media";
Talk: Annual Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute 2011 (EMI 2011), Boston, MA, USA; 06-02-2011 - 06-04-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Upscaling Compressive Strength of Cement Paste and Mortar";
Talk: Annual Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute 2011 (EMI 2011), Boston, MA, USA; 06-02-2011 - 06-04-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Upscaling quasi-brittle strength of cementitious materials";
Talk: NANOCEM Konsortium-Meeting, Florenz, Italien (invited); 04-12-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Upscaling Quasi-Brittle Strength of Cement-Paste and Mortar: a Multi-Scale Engineering Mechanics Model";
Talk: Workshop on "Micro- and Nanomechanics", TU Wien, Austria; 03-24-2011.

B. Pichler:
"Microcracking of Partially Saturated Porous Argillite";
Talk: 2010 Engineering Mechanics Institute 2010 (EMI 2010), Los Angeles, CA, USA; 08-09-2010.

B. Pichler:
"Uniaxial Compressive Strength of Cement Paste Studied by Means of an Elasto-Brittle Continuum Micromechanics Model";
Talk: 2010 Engineering Mechanics Institute 2010 (EMI 2010), Los Angeles, CA, USA; 08-09-2010.

B. Pichler:
"Upscaling Quasi-brittle Strength of Cement-based Materials: A Continuum Micromechanics Approach";
Keynote Lecture: EURO-C 2010 Conference on Computational Modelling of Concrete Structures, Rohrmoss/Schaldming (invited); 03-15-2010 - 03-18-2010.

B. Pichler:
"Strength of Concrete Recent Developments in Micromechanics-Based Homogenization";
Talk: CEOS.fr Workshop on "Control of Cracking in R.C. Structures: A Major Step Towards Servicability, Paris, Frankreich (invited); 12-11-2009.

B. Pichler:
"Micromechanics-based Models for Elasticity and Strength of Shotcrete, for Hybrid Analyses of NATM Tunnel Shells";
Talk: 2nd International Conference on Computational Methods in Tunneling, Bochum, Deutschland (invited); 09-09-2009 - 09-11-2009.

B. Pichler:
"Safety Assessment during Construction of Shotcrete Tunnel Shells Using Micromechanical Material Models";
Talk: TUNCONSTRUCT Workshop on Advances in Numerical Simulation and Knowledge-Based Methods in Tunnelling, Bochum, Deutschland (invited); 09-08-2009.

B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich:
"From Micron-Sized Needle-Shaped Hydrated to Meter-Sized Shotcrete Tunnel Shells: Micromechanical Upscaling of Stiffness and Strength of Hydrating Shotcrete";
Poster: EUROMAT 2009 - European Congress and Exhibition on Advanced Materials and Processes, Glasgow, UK; 09-07-2009 - 09-10-2009.

B. Pichler:
"Estimation of Influence Tensors for Eigenstressed Multiphase Elastic Media with Non-Aligned Inclusion Phases of Arbitrary Ellipsoidal Shape";
Talk: The 2009 Joint ASCE-ASME-SES Conference on Mechanics and Materials, Blacksburg, USA; 06-24-2009 - 06-27-2009.

B. Pichler:
"From Chemo-Physical Processes at the Microscale of Shotcrete to Safety Assessments of Shotcrete Tunnel Shells During their Construction";
Talk: Subproject Meeting des integrierten FP6 Projektes TUNCONSTRUCT, Budapest, Ungarn; 05-28-2009.

B. Pichler:
"Strength Evolution in Hydrating Shotcrete: From Micromechanical Modeling to Structural Analyses";
Talk: 17th Inter-Institute Seminar for Young Researchers, Krakow, Poland (invited); 05-22-2009 - 05-23-2009.

B. Pichler:
"Festigkeit mikroheterogener Materialien mit spröder Versagenscharakteristik am Beispiel Spritzbeton";
Talk: Habilitation Kolloquium, Wien, Österreich; 04-20-2009.

B. Pichler:
"Analysis of Uniaxial Tension Experiments on Concrete Based on Continuum Micromechanics of Cracked Brittle Materials";
Talk: 9th International Conference on Computational Plasticity (COMPLAS IX), Barcelona, Spain; 09-05-2007 - 09-07-2007.

B. Pichler:
"Early-Age Strength of Cementitious Materials: A Continuum Micromechanics Approach";
Talk: ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Tunnelling (EURO:TUN 2007), Vienna, Austria; 08-27-2007 - 08-29-2007.

B. Pichler:
"Shotcrete at Early Ages: Comparison of Test Results with a Thermo-Chemo-Micromechanics Based Model for Shotcrete";
Talk: ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Tunnelling (EURO:TUN 2007), Vienna, Austria; 08-27-2007 - 08-29-2007.

B. Pichler:
"Micromechanics-based Material Models for New Cementitious Materials for Tunnel Linings";
Talk: Internal TUNCONSTRUCT Workshop on Underground Structural Materials, Palma de Mallorca, Spain; 11-27-2006.

B. Pichler:
"Gravel-buried Steel Pipelines Subjected to Rockfall: Corroboration of Modeling Approaches by Experiments";
Talk: Workshop "Challenges in Computational Mechanics", Cachan, France; 05-10-2006 - 05-12-2006.

B. Pichler:
"Propagation of Interacting Microcracks Results in Macroscopic Tensile Strain-Softening of Brittle Materials - A Combined Fracture and Micromechanics Approach";
Talk: EURO-C 2006 Conference on Computational Modelling of Concrete Structures, Mayrhofen, Austria; 03-27-2006 - 03-30-2006.

B. Pichler:
"Does Critical Mode I Energy Release Govern Compressive Axial Splitting of Brittle Materials? - Arguments from a Combined Fracture and Micromechanics Approach";
Talk: 8th International Conference on Computational Plasticity (COMPLAS VIII), Barcelona, Spain (invited); 09-05-2005 - 09-07-2005.

B. Pichler:
"Brittle Fracture of Sandstone: Micromechanics-Based Arguments for Classical Macroscopic Failure Surfaces";
Talk: 7th International Workshop on Bifurcation, Instabilities and Degradation in Geomechanics, Chania, Crete, Greece; 06-13-2005 - 06-16-2005.

B. Pichler:
"Determination of the Indentation Resistance of Gravel on the Basis for Safety Prognoses of Gravel-Buried Steel Pipelines Subjected to Rockfall";
Talk: 11th International Conference on Fracture, Turin, Italy; 03-20-2005 - 03-25-2005.

B. Pichler:
"Can Recent Developments in Continuum Micromechanics of Damaged Brittle Materials Significantly Enhance our Insight into Concrete Cracking?";
Talk: EUROMECH Colloquium 460 "Numerical Modelling of Concrete Cracking", Innsbruck, Austria; 02-21-2005 - 02-23-2005.

B. Pichler:
"Elastoplasticity of Gravel Protecting Rockfall-Endangered Steel Pipelines";
Talk: 21st International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM04), Warsaw, Poland; 08-15-2004 - 08-21-2004.

B. Pichler:
"Oil Pipelines Subjected to Rockfall: Design of a Protection System";
Talk: 1st Japanese-German Workshop on Computational Mechanics, Hannover, Germany; 07-30-2004 - 07-31-2004.

B. Pichler:
"Monitoring of Rockfall-endangered Oil Pipelines";
Talk: 3rd European Conference on Structural Control, Vienna, Austria; 07-12-2004 - 07-15-2004.

B. Pichler:
"Loading Assumptions for Impact of Rocks onto Gravel";
Talk: 14th Inter-Institute-Seminar for Young Researchers, Zakopane, Poland; 10-16-2003 - 10-19-2003.

B. Pichler:
"Protection of Infrastructure Subjected to Rockfall";
Talk: 5th EUROMECH Solid Mechanics Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece; 08-17-2003 - 08-22-2003.

B. Pichler:
"Gradient-Free and Gradient-Based Parameter Identification Resting on Soft Computing";
Talk: 5th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Vienna, Austria; 07-07-2002 - 07-12-2002.

B. Pichler:
"Parameter Identification Based on First Order Approximation Neural Networks";
Talk: GAMM 2002 Tagung, Augsburg, Germany; 03-25-2002 - 03-28-2002.

B. Pichler:
"Soft-Computing Based Structural Back Analysis of Material Model Parameters for Soil in the Context of Tunneling According to the New Austrian Tunneling Method";
Talk: 1st Asian-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (APCOM '01), Sydney, Australia; 11-20-2001 - 11-23-2001.

B. Pichler:
"Effects of Monitoring-Data Errors of Tunnels on the Identification of Material Model Parameters of Soil";
Talk: 13th Inter-Institute-Seminar for Young Researchers, Vienna, Austria; 10-26-2001 - 10-28-2001.

B. Pichler:
"Anwendungsbeispiel zur Parameteridentifikation im Rahmen einer Vortriebssimulation nach der Neuen Österreichischen Tunnelbauweise (NÖT)";
Talk: Meeting des Forschungsschwerpunktes FWF-S80: Numerische Simulation im Tunnelbau, Salzburg, Austria; 10-10-2001.

B. Pichler:
"Parameter Identification for Sophisticated Material Models by Means of Iterative Back Analyses Based on Soft Computing";
Talk: 2nd European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM '01), Cracow, Poland; 06-26-2001 - 06-29-2001.

B. Pichler:
"Parameter Identification for Sophisticated Material Models by Means of Structural Back-Analyses Using Artificial Intelligence";
Talk: Abschlussmeeting des Projektes "Finite-Elemente-Simulation des mechanischen Verhaltens von Beton unter mehraxialen Druckbeanspruchungen", Vienna, Austria; 04-09-2001.

B. Pichler:
"Parameter Identification for Material Models by Means of Structural Back-Analyses";
Talk: 12th Inter-Institute Seminar on Nonlinear Computational Mechanics, Budapest, Hungary; 10-27-2000 - 10-29-2000.

B. Pichler:
"Wirklichkeitsnahe Simulationen des Tragverhaltens von Böden im Zuge von Tunnelausbrüchen - Anwendung neuronaler Netze zur Parameteridentifikation";
Talk: Meeting des Forschungsschwerpunktes FWF-S80: Numerische Simulation im Tunnelbau, Vienna, Austria; 05-19-2000.

B. Pichler:
"Estimation of Stability Limits on Nonlinear Load-Displacement Paths";
Talk: 11th Inter-Institute Seminar on Youth and Computational Mechanics, Janowice, Poland; 10-07-1999 - 10-10-1999.


Habilitation Theses


B. Pichler:
"Strength of Microheterogeneous Materials Exhibiting Brittle Failure";
Technische Universität Wien/Fakultät für Bauingenieurwesen, 2009.


Doctor's Theses (authored and supervised)


J. Kalliauer:
"Force-Moment Interactions in Small and Large Structures: from DNA Molecules to Concrete Hinges";
Supervisor, Reviewer: Ch. Hellmich, G. Kahl, B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, J. Kollegger, S. Keten; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2020; oral examination: 04-27-2020.

E. Binder:
"Multiscale Analysis of Time-Dependent Behavior of Cementitious Materials: High-Dynamic Strength Gain and Temperature-Activated Creep";
Supervisor, Reviewer: B. Pichler, H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, A. Robisson, G. Meschke; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2019; oral examination: 10-30-2019.

T. Huber:
"Beurteilung der Querkrafttragfähigkeit bestehender Stahlbetonplattenbrücken mit Aufbiegungen";
Supervisor, Reviewer: J. Kollegger, A. Muttoni, B. Pichler, P. Huber; Institut für Tragkonstruktionen - Betonbau, 2019; oral examination: 05-20-2019.

T. Schlappal:
"Structural Mechanics of Reinforced Concrete Hinges: Experiments, Modeling, and Design Recommendations";
Supervisor, Reviewer: B. Pichler, H.A. Mang, J. Kollegger, A. Muttoni; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2019; oral examination: 05-20-2019.

L. Göbel:
"Experimental and Semi-Analytical Multiscale Approaches for the Characterization of the Elastic and Viscoelastic Behavior of Polymer-Modified Cement-Based Materials";
Supervisor, Reviewer: A. Osburg, B. Pichler; Fakultät Bauingenieurwesen der Bauhaus - Universität Weimar, 2018; oral examination: 11-16-2018.

H. Wang:
"Thermomechanical Multiscale Analysis of Conrete and Traffic Infrastructure Made of this Material";
Supervisor, Reviewer: H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler, A. Robisson, P. Lura; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2018; oral examination: 10-23-2018.

J. Zhang:
"Multiscale Structural Analysis of Circular Arches and Segmental Tunnel Rings: Nonlinear Hybrid Analysis of Displacement-monitored Experiments and Pre-design Considerations";
Supervisor, Reviewer: H.A. Mang, Y. Yuan, B. Pichler, J. Kollegger, G. Hofstetter; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2018; oral examination: 03-02-2018.

M. Neuner:
"Numerical and Experimental Modeling of Shotcrete and Application to Finite Element Analyses of Deep Tunnel Advance";
Supervisor, Reviewer: G. Hofstetter, B. Pichler; Universität Innsbruck / Fakultät für Technische Wissenschaften / Institut für Grundlagen der Technischen Wissenschaften: Arbeitsbereich für Festigkeitslehre und Baustatik, 2018; oral examination: 03-2018.

M. Königsberger:
"Multiscale Microstructural Modeling in Cement and Concrete: From Hydration to Poroelasticity, Creep, and Strength";
Supervisor, Reviewer: Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler, P.H. Mayrhofer, K. Scrivener; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2016; oral examination: 10-21-2016.

M. Hlobil:
"Micromechanical Analysis of Blended Cement-Based Composites";
Supervisor, Reviewer: V. Smilauer, B. Pichler; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2016; oral examination: 10-14-2016.

M. Irfan-Ul-Hassan:
"Ultra-Short Non-Aging Creep Behavior of Hydrates, Cement Pastes, Mortars, and Concretes: A Combined Experimental-Computational Multiscale Approach";
Supervisor, Reviewer: Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler, S. Staquet; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2016; oral examination: 07-21-2016.

Q.T. Bui:
"Studies on Modeling the Failure Behavior of Spot Welds";
Supervisor, Reviewer: H. J. Böhm, B. Pichler; Institut für Leichtbau und Struktur-Biomechanik, TU Wien, 2009; oral examination: 08-12-2009.

B. Pichler:
"Parameter Identification as the Basis for Prognoses in Geotechnical Engineering";
Supervisor, Reviewer: H.A. Mang, Z. Waszczyszyn; Institute for Strength of Materials, Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), 2003.


Diploma and Master Theses (authored and supervised)


M. Schwaighofer:
"Hydrate Failure in ITZ Governs Elastic Limits of Concrete Subjected to Multiaxial Compressive Loading";
Supervisor: B. Pichler, M. Königsberger; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2021; final examination: 04-2021.

S. Schmid:
"Stresses in a Concrete Pavement Resulting from Transient Heat Conduction: Engineering Analysis of In Situ Temperature Measurements";
Supervisor: B. Pichler, R. Diaz; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe un Strukturen, 2020; final examination: 11-27-2020.

R. Diaz:
"Thermomechanical Analysis of a Fire Test of a Segment of a Subway Station by Means of Three-Dimensional Finite Element Simulations";
Supervisor: B. Pichler, H. Wang; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe un Strukturen, 2018; final examination: 06-15-2018.

J. Kalliauer:
"Insight into the Structural Behavior of Concrete Hinges by Means of Finite Element Simulations";
Supervisor: B. Pichler, T. Schlappal; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2016; final examination: 04-29-2016.

M. Königsberger:
"Onset of Cracking in Concrete: Debonding or ITZ Failure? - A Micromechanical Approach";
Supervisor: Ch. Hellmich, B. Pichler; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2012; final examination: 10-19-2012.

I. Fischer:
"Loading-Rate Sensitivity of Uniaxial Compressive Strength of Cementitious Materials";
Supervisor: B. Pichler; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2012; final examination: 06-15-2012.

M. Göstl:
"Tensile Softening of Concrete";
Supervisor: B. Pichler; Institut für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen, 2012; final examination: 06-15-2012.

B. Pichler:
"Zur Zuverlässigkeit initialer Abschätzungen von Stabilitätsgrenzen auf nichtlinearen Last-Verschiebungspfaden elastischer Strukturen mittels der Methode derFiniten Elemente"; Institute for Strength of Materials, Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), 1999.


Scientific Reports


L. Eberhardsteiner, P. Mandahus, B. Pichler, M. Aminbaghai, M. Peyerl, G. Maier, R. Blab:
"ConSTRUKT - Strukturelle Zustandserhebung und -bewertung von Betondecken auf Projektebene";
Report for FFG - Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft; 2019; 123 pages.

L. Eberhardsteiner, P. Mandahus, B. Pichler, M. Aminbaghai, M. Peyerl, G. Maier, R. Blab:
"Endbericht zum FFG-Verkehrsinfrastrukturforschungsprojekt "ConSTRUKT"";
Report for FFG - Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft; Report No. 2, 2019; 13 pages.

B. Pichler, E. Binder, R. Wan-Wendner, L. Czernuschka, M. Peyerl, G. Maier, M. Vill:
"Österreichischer Beton Benchmark zur Steigerung der Vorhersagequalität mechanischer Eigenschaften moderner Betone, Final Report for the Traffic-Infrastructure-Research Project "VIF-ÖBB"";
Report for funded by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency, the Austrian Ministry for Traffic, Innovation, and Technology, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, and Autobahnen und Schnellstraßen Finanzierungs AG (ASFINAG); 2018; 327 pages.

L. Eberhardsteiner, P. Mandahus, B. Pichler, M. Aminbaghai, M. Peyerl, G. Maier, R. Blab:
"Zwischenbericht zum FFG-Verkehrsinfrastrukturforschungsprojekt "ConSTRUKT"";
Report for FFG - Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft; 2017.

L. Eberhardsteiner, K. Hanna, K. Haselbauer, B. Pichler, M. Aminbaghai, P. Pratscher, R. Blab, K. Bayraktarova:
"OBESTAS - Optimierte Bemessung starrer Aufbauten";
Report for Asfinag; Report No. 2, 2016; 147 pages.

L. Eberhardsteiner, R. Blab, B. Pichler, M. Aminbaghai, K. Hanna, K. Bayraktarova:
"Zwischenbericht zum FFG-Verkehrsinfrastrukturforschungsprojekt "OBESTAS"";
Report for FFG; Report No. 1, 2015; 9 pages.

O. Lahayne, R. Reihsner, B. Pichler, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Technology Research for Winter Performance Improvement - Activities 2013/2014: From LFT-Testing for Creation of a Comprehensive Friction Coefficient Database, via Roughness Characterisation of Different Ice Surfaces, to the Development of a Generalised Friction Law";
Report for Final Report for the Second Year of the Research Project for Hankook Tire Co., Ltd.; 2014; 58 pages.

O. Lahayne, B. Pichler, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Technology Research for Winter Performance Improvement - Activities 2012: Preparation of Snow Surfaces for Indoor Friction Test, Representative for Field Experiments with Tires";
Report for Final Report of the Research Project for Hankook Tire Co., Ltd.; 2013; 44 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Investigation of the Influence of Composition on the Uniaxial Compressive Strength of Cementitious Materials, Studied by Means of an Elasto-brittle Continuum Micromechanics Model";
Report for Technical Report for Lafarge Centre des Recherches, Research Study Agreement LCR/TUW; Report No. 10LCR241, 2011; 33 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Reaktionskinetik und Kriecheigenschaften des Spritzbetons, der im Zuge des Vortriebs des Koralmtunnels (Baulos KAT2) verwendet wird";
Report for ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, Geschäftsbereich Engineering Services; 2011; 24 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Sensitivity of Uniaxial Compressive Strength of Cement Paste with Respect to Young's Modulus of Clinker";
Report for Technical Report for Lafarge Centre des Recherches, Research Study Agreement LCR/TUW; Report No. 10LCR241, 2011; 15 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Sensitivity of Uniaxial Compressive Strength ofConcrete with Respect to the Volume Fraction of Aggregates";
Report for Technical Report for Lafarge Centre des Recherches, Research Study Agreement LCR/TUW; Report No. Nr. 10LCR241, 2011; 15 pages.

B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Material Properties of Shotcrete as Input for BEFE++";
Report for TUNCONSTRUCT (sponsored by the European Commission), Integrated Project "Technology Innovation in Underground Construction"; 2009; 25 pages.

B. Pichler, L. Dormieux:
"Résistance des materiaux microhétérogèns (Strength of Microhererogeneous Materials)";
Report for Scientific jJury of the City of Paris; 2008; 25 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, St. Scheiner, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Predictive Capabilities of New Micromechanics-Based Constitutive Models for Cementitious Materials Developed at TUW";
Report for TUNCONSTRUCT (sponsored by the European Commission), Integrated Project "Technology Innovation in Underground Construction", Deliverable Report; 2008; 20 pages.

B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Material Properties of Shotcrete as Input for BEFE++";
Report for Bericht für das integrierte FP6 Projekt TUNCONSTRUCT; 2008; 25 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, St. Scheiner, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Check of Adequacy of Model Formulation for Cementitious according to Materials Tests";
Report for TUNCONSTRUCT (sponsored by the European Commission), Integrated Project "Technology Innovation in Underground Construction", Milestone Report; 2007; 5 pages.

Ch. Hellmich, St. Scheiner, B. Pichler, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Specifications for Micromechanics-based Material Models for New Cementitious Materials for Tunnel Linings";
Report for TUNCONSTRUCT (co-sponsored by the European Commission); 2006; 30 pages.

B. Pichler, St. Scheiner, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Versuchsprinzipien zur Untersuchung der Eignung von Geokunststoffen zum Schutz der äußeren Korrosionsschutzschichte erdverlegter Erdöl- und Erdgas-Pipelines während Einbau und Betrieb";
Report for Polyfelt GesmbH, Linz, Austria; OMV AG, Vienna, Austria; 2005; 10 pages.

St. Scheiner, B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner:
"Eignung von Geokunststoffen als Abriebschutz erdverlegter Erdöl- und Erdgaspipelines aus Stahl: Finite Elemente Analysen und Pilotversuche";
Report for Polyfelt GesmbH, Linz, Austria; OMV AG, Vienna, Austria; 2005; 37 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner, H.A. Mang:
"Endbericht zur Untersuchung der Gefährdung der Transalpinen Ölleitung durch Felsschlag im Streckenbereich Amertal";
Report for Transalpine Ölleitung in Österreich GmbH (TAL), Austria; 2003; 114 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner, H.A. Mang:
"Untersuchung der Gefährdung der Transalpinen Ölleitung durch Felsschlag. Vorläufige Stellungnahme zu den Versuchen vom 1. und 2. Oktober 2002";
Report for Transalpine Ölleitung in Österreich GmbH (TAL), Austria; 2002; 7 pages.

B. Pichler, Ch. Hellmich, J. Eberhardsteiner, H.A. Mang:
"Versuchsplan zur Untersuchung der Gefährdung der Transalpinen Ölleitung durch Felsschlag im Streckenbereich Amertal";
Report for Transalpine Ölleitung in Österreich GmbH (TAL), Austria; 2002; 13 pages.