Dr Andrew Tyas

All Publications

Books

  • Larsen OP & Tyas A (2003) Conceptual structural design. RIS download Bibtex download

Journal articles

Chapters

  • Gilbert M, Smith , Hawksbee & Tyas (2014) Use of layout optimization to solve large-scale limit analysis and design problems In Spiliopoulos K & Weichert D (Ed.), Direct Methods (pp. 157-180). Springer RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tyas A (2010) Characterization of catastrophic actions on constructions: Explosive loads. In Mazzolani FM (Ed.), Urban Habitats Under Catastrophic Events (Final Report) (pp. 43-52). Leiden, Netherlands: CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group. RIS download Bibtex download

Conference proceedings papers

  • Dirlewanger H, Pope D, Russell D, Landmann F, Haberacker C, Barr AD, Tyas A & Stolz A (2017) Enhancement of Hesco Bastion wall models to better predict magnitudes of response under far field loading conditions. 17th International Symposium on the Interaction of the Effects of Munitions on Structures (ISIEMS) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr AD, Clarke SD, Tyas A & Warren J (2017) Particle breakage in partially-saturated sand under dynamic loading. 17th International Symposium on the Interation of the Effects of Munitions with Structures (ISIEMS) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Fuller BJ, Warren JA, Clarke SD, Rigby SE, Tyas A, Barr A, Gant M & Elgy I (2017) Assessing the performance of protective systems subject to buried charge blasts. Proceedings of The 17th International Symposium on the Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures (17th ISIEMS). Bad Neuenahr, Germany, 16 October 2017 - 20 October 2017. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Langran-Wheeler C, Tyas A, Rigby SE, Stephens CS, Clarke S & Warren J (2017) Characterisation of reflected blast loads in the very near-field from non-spherical explosive charges. Proceedings of The 17th International Symposium on the Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures (17th ISIEMS). Bad Neuenahr, Germany, 16 October 2017 - 20 October 2017. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rigby SE, Curry RJ, Langdon GS & Tyas A (2017) Initial velocity and impulse distribution of blast loaded plates. Proceedings of The 17th International Symposium on the Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures (17th ISIEMS). Bad Neuenahr, Germany, 16 October 2017 - 20 October 2017. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rigby SE, Chaudhary N, Bogosian D, Payne T & Tyas A (2017) Large-scale validation of Hudson clearing predictions. Proceedings of The 17th International Symposium on the Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures (17th ISIEMS). Bad Neuenahr, Germany, 16 October 2017 - 20 October 2017. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tang L, Bird D, Rigby SE, Tyas A & Warren J (2017) Reflections on Variability of Blast Pressure Measurement at Different Scales. Proceedings of The 17th International Symposium on the Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures (17th ISIEMS). Bad Neuenahr, Germany, 16 October 2017 - 20 October 2017. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr AD, Clarke SD, Rigby SE, Tyas A & Warren J (2016) Investigating high strain rate shear in soils using a split Hopkinson pressure bar. 3rd UK Defence Seminar on the High Strain Rate Properties of Soils and Granular Media. Dstl, Porton Down RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rigby SE, Fay SD, Tyas A, Clarke SD, Reay JJ, Warren JA, Gant M & Elgy I (2016) Localised variations in reflected pressure from explosives buried in uniform and well-graded soils. Proceedings of the 24th Military Aspects of Blast and Shock. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 19 September 2016 - 23 September 2016. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Clarke SD, Rigby SE, Tyas A, Fay SD, Reay JJ, Warren JA, Gant M & Elgy I (2016) Reflected pressures from explosives buried in idealised cohesive soils. Proceedings of the 24th Military Aspects of Blast and Shock. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 19 September 2016 - 23 September 2016. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Fuller B, Rigby SE, Tyas A, Clarke SD, Warren JA, Reay J & Gant M (2016) Experimentation and modelling of near field explosions. Proceedings of the 24th Military Aspects of Blast and Shock. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 19 September 2016 - 23 September 2016. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tyas A, Reay JJ, Fay SD, Clarke SD, Rigby SE, Warren JA & Pope DJ (2016) Experimental studies of the effect of rapid afterburn on shock development of near-field explosions. International Journal of Protective Structures, Vol. 7(3) (pp 452-465) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr A, Clarke SD, Rigby SE, Tyas A & Warren JA (2016) Design of a partially confined split Hopkinson pressure bar. Proceedings of 24th International Symposium on Military Aspects of Blast and Shock RIS download Bibtex download
  • Clarke SD, Rigby SE, Fay SD, Tyas A, Reay JJ, Warren JA, Gant M, Livesey R & Elgy I (2015) 'Bubble-type' vs 'shock-type' loading from buried explosives. 16th International Symposium on the Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures (ISIEMS). Destin, FL, USA, 10 November 2015 - 13 November 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr AD, Clarke SD, Rigby SE, Petkovski M & Tyas A (2015) Finite element modelling of split-Hopkinson pressure bar experiments on sand. 16th International Symposium on the Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures (ISIEMS). Destin, FL, USA, 10 November 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tyas A, Reay J, Warren JA, Rigby SE, Clarke SD, Fay SD & Pope DJ (2015) Experimental Studies of Blast Wave Development and Target Loading from Near-Field Spherical PETN Explosive Charges. 16th International Symposium on the Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures (ISIEMS). Destin,FL, USA, 10 November 2015 - 13 November 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rigby SE, Tyas A, Clarke SD, Fay SD, Reay JJ, Warren JA & Pope DJ (2015) A Review of UFC-3-340-02 Blast Wave Clearing Predictions. 16th International Symposium on the Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures (ISIEMS). Destin, FL, USA, 10 November 2015 - 13 November 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Church P, Ingamells V, Wood A, Gould P, Perry J, Jardine A & Tyas A (2015) Development and validation of model for sand. EPJ Web of Conferences, Vol. 94 (pp 04024-04024) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rigby SE, Tyas A, Clarke SD, Schwer L, Fay SD, Reay JJ & Warren JA (2015) Lateral Clearing of Far-Field Obliquely Reflected Blast Waves. The First International Conference on Structural Safety under Fire & Blast (CONFAB 2015). Glasgow, UK, 2 September 2015 - 4 September 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Fuller B, Rigby SE, Tyas A, Clarke SD, Fay SD, Reay JJ, Warren JA & Elgy I (2015) Effect of Spatial Variation of Blast Loading on Response of Plates. Proceedings Of The First International Conference on Structural Safety under Fire & Blast (CONFAB 20. Glasgow, UK, 2 September 2015 - 4 September 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Clarke SD, Fay SD, Rigby SE, Tyas A, Warren JA, Reay JJ, Fuller B, Pope DJ, Gant M & Elgy I (2015) Finite element simulation of plates under non-uniform blast loads using a point-load method: Buried explosives. 11th International Conference on Shock & Impact Loads on Structures. Ottawa, Canada, 14 May 2015 - 15 May 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rigby SE, Tyas A, Fay SD, Reay JJ, Clarke SD & Warren JA (2015) Finite element simulation of plates under non-uniform blast loads using a point-load method: Blast wave clearing. 11th International Conference on Shock & Impact Loads on Structures. Ottawa, Canada, 14 May 2015 - 15 May 2015. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Clarke S, Warren J, Fay S, Rigby S & Tyas A (2014) The influence of Geotechnical Conditions on the Output of Shallow Buried Charges. 2nd UK Defence Seminar on the High Strain Rate Properties of Soils and Granular Media. Dstl, Porton Down, 11 December 2014 - 12 December 2014. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rigby SE, Clarke SD, Fay SD, Reay JJ, Tyas A, Warren J, Gant M & Elgy I (2014) Recent developments on the characterisation of blast loading (CoBL). 2nd UK Defence Seminar on the High Strain Rate Properties of Soils and Granular Media. Dstl, Porton Down, 11 December 2014 - 12 December 2014. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr AD, Clarke SD, Petkovski M, Tyas A, Rigby SE & Warren J (2014) Force Protection Engineering: Soil Research. 2nd UK Defence Seminar on the High Strain Rate Properties of Soils and Granular Media. Dstl, Porton Down, 11 December 2014. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rigby SE, Tyas A, Fay SD, Clarke SD & Warren JA (2014) Validation of Semi-Empirical Blast Pressure Predictions for Far Field Explosions - Is There Inherent Variability in Blast Wave Parameters?. 6th International Conference on Protection of Structures against Hazards. Tianjin, China, 16 October 2014 - 17 October 2014. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rigby SE, Tyas A, Clarke SD, Fay SD, Warren JA, Elgy I & Gant M (2014) Testing Apparatus for the Spatial and Temporal Pressure Measurements from Near-Field Free Air Explosions. 6th International Conference on Protection of Structures against Hazards. Tianjin, China, 16 October 2014 - 17 October 2014. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr A, Clarke SD, Petkovski M, Tyas A, Warren J & Kerr S (2014) Quasi-static and high-strain-rate experiments on sand under one-dimensional compression. Hopkinson Centenary Conference (pp 1-15). Cambridge, UK, 8 September 2014. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Clarke SD, Fay SD, Tyas A, Warren J, Rigby SE, Elgy I & Livesey R (2014) Repeatability of Buried Charge Testing. Military Aspects of Blast and Shock 23. Oxford, UK, 7 September 2014 - 12 September 2014. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Fay SD, Clarke SD, Tyas A, Warren J, Rigby SE, Bennett T, Elgy I & Gant M (2014) Measuring the Spatial and Temporal Pressure Variation from Buried Charges. Military Aspects of Blast and Shock 23. Oxford, UK, 7 September 2014 - 12 September 2014. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr A, Clarke S, Petkovski M, Tyas A, Warren J & Kerr S (2014) Strain-rate effects in dry and partially-saturated sand under one-dimensional compression at high pressures. International Symposium on Geomechanics from Micro to Macro. Cambridge, UK, 1 September 2014. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Clarke SD, Barr A, Petkovski M, Tyas A & Warren JA (2013) Strain rate and moisture effects on sand response. 1st UK Defence Seminar on the High Strain Rate Properties of Soils and Granular Media. QinetiQ Farnborough, 24 September 2013. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Fay S , Clarke S, Warren JA, Tyas A, Bennett T, Reay J, Elgy I & Gant M (2013) Capturing the spatial and temporal variations in impulse from shallow buried charges. 15th International Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures (ISIEMS). Potsdam, Germany, 16 September 2013 - 20 September 2013. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rahbari R, Davison B & Tyas A (2012) Dynamic behaviour of web cleat steel connections. 11th International Conference on Steel Space and Composite Structures (pp 269-278) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Clarke S, Warren JA, Fay SD, Tyas A & Rigby SE (2012) The role of geotechnical parameters on the impulse generated by buried charges. MABS 22 Bourges (2012). SPIEZ Switzerland, 4 November 2012 - 9 November 2012. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Clarke SD, Warren JA & Tyas A (2011) The influence of soil density and moisture content on the impulse from shallow buried explosive charges. 14th International Symposium on Interaction of the Effects of Munitions with Structures (ISIEMS). Seattle, USA, 19 September 2011 - 23 September 2011. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pichugin AV, Tyas A & Gilbert M (2011) Michell structure for a uniform load over multiple spans. 9th World Congress on Structural & Multidisciplinary Optimization. Shizuoka, Japan, 13 June 2011 - 17 June 2011. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tyas A & Gilbert M (2011) On transmissible load formulations in topology optimization. 9th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Shizuoka, Japan RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gilbert M, Tyas A & Pullan D (2011) Layout optimization of structures with transmissible and self-weight loads. 9th World Congress on Structural & Multidisciplinary Optimization. Shizuoka, Japan, 13 June 2011 - 17 June 2011. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tyas A, Warren JA, Davison JB, Stoddart EP & Hindle A (2010) Dynamic testing of semi-rigid steel beam-column connections. COST C26 International Conference on Urban Habitat Constructions Under Catastrophic Events (pp 145-149). Naples RIS download Bibtex download
  • Dotoli R, Bozzolo A, Tyas A & Bardaro D (2010) Experimental testing and numerical simulation to design an innovative blast resistant textile luggage container. 27th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences. Nice RIS download Bibtex download
  • Askes H & Tyas A (2010) Physical motivation for mass scaling in explicit dynamics. 18th UK Association of Computational Mechanics in Engineering Conference (pp 53-56). Southampton RIS download Bibtex download
  • Davison JB, Tyas A, Popovic-Larsen O & Carter T (2010) Educating structural engineers and architects together at the University of Sheffield - 10 years on. Structures and Architecture (pp 877-885). Guimaraes, Portugal RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barnett SJ, Tyas A, Millard SG, Schleyer GS & Soutsos MN (2009) Blast resistance of ultra high performance fibre reinforced concrete. Concrete Communications Conference. Leeds RIS download Bibtex download
  • Millard SG, Barnett SJ, Schleyer GS, Tyas A & Rebentrost M (2009) Explosion and impact resistance of ultra high performance fibre reinforced concrete. PROTECT2009, 2nd Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures Under Extreme Loading. Hayama, Japan RIS download Bibtex download
  • Davison JB & Tyas A (2008) Robustness of steel connections. 6th International Workshop on Connections in Steel Structures (pp 455-466). Chicago RIS download Bibtex download
  • Darwich W, Gilbert M & Tyas A (2008) Form: A practical layout optimization tool for civil and structural engineers. 8th World Congress in Computational Mechanics (pp 2-2). Venice RIS download Bibtex download
  • Darwich W, Gilbert M & Tyas A (2007) Optimum structure to carry a uniform load between two pinned supports. 7th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Seoul, Korea RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pritchard TJ, Gilbert M & Tyas A (2005) Plastic layout optimization of large-scale frameworks subject to multiple load cases, member self-weight and with joint length penalties. 6th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Rio de Janeiro RIS download Bibtex download
  • Munoz-Garcia E, Davison JB & Tyas A (2005) Analysis of the response of structural bolts subjected to rapid rates of loading. 4th European Conference on Steel and Composite Structures (pp 147-154). Maastricht RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gilbert M, Darwich W, Tyas A & Shepherd P (2005) Application of large-scale layout optimization techniques in structural engineering practice. 6th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Rio de Janeiro RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tyas A, Gilbert M & Pritchard TJ (2005) Practical plastic layout optimization of trusses incorporating stability considerations. 6th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Rio de Janeiro RIS download Bibtex download
  • Liu R, Davison JB & Tyas A (2005) Is catenary action sufficient to resist progressive collapse in a steel framed building. 4th European Conference on Steel and Composite Structures (pp 155-162). Maastricht RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pichugin AV, Tyas A, MacPherson WN, Watson S & Barton JS (2005) Scaled shock measurements using micro-scale fibre optic pressure transducers. 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Shock and Impact Loads on Structures (pp 445-455). Perth, Australia RIS download Bibtex download
  • Liu R, Davison JB & Tyas A (2005) A study of progressive collapse in multi-storey steel frames. ASCE Structures Congress Metropolis and Beyond. New York RIS download Bibtex download
  • Munoz-Garcia E, Davison JB & Tyas A (2005) Structural integrity of steel connections subjected to rapid rates of loading. ASCE Structures Congress Metropolis and Beyond. New York RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tyas A & Pope DJ (2004) Response number analysis of the response of steel panels to near-field blast loading. 2nd Asis Pacific Conference on Protection of Structures Against Hazards (pp 311-316). Singapore RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pritchard T, Tyas A & Gilbert M (2003) A new look at topology optimisation as an aid to conceptual structural design. Proceedings of the 2nd Speciality Conference on the Conceptual Approach to Structural Design (pp 739-746). Milan RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tyas A & Pope DJ (2003) The energy uptake of bending elements subjected to near-field blast loading. International Conference on the Response of Structures to Extreme Loading. Toronto RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gilbert M, Tyas A & Pritchard T (2003) An efficient linear programming based layout optimization method for pin-jointed frames. Proceedings of the 5th World Congress in Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (pp 8-8). Venice, Italy RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pope DJ & Tyas A (2002) Response prediction of steel plate reinforced concrete panels exposed to near field explosive loading using simplified hydrocode models. 1st Asia-Pacific Conference on Protection of Structures against Hazards. Singapore, 14 November 2002 - 15 November 2002. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pope DJ & Tyas A (2002) Use of hydrocode modelling techniques to predict loading parameters from free air hemispherical explosive charges. 1st Asia-Pacific Conference on Protection of Structures Against Hazards. Singapore, 14 November 2002 - 15 November 2002. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tyas A & Gilbert M () On transmissible load formulations in topology optimization. 9th World Congress on Structural & Multidisciplinary Optimization. Shizuoka, Japan, 13 June 2011 - 17 June 2011. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barnett SJ, Millard SG, Soutsos MN, Schleyer GK & Tyas A () Flexural Performance of UHPFRC. PROTECT2007: Structures under Extreme Loading. Whistler, BC, Canada, August 2007. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gilbert M, Tyas A & Pritchard T () An Efficient Linear Programming Based Layout Optimization Method for Pin-Jointed Frames. http://www-3.unipv.it/wcsmo5/. Venice, Italy, 19 May 2003 - 23 May 2003. RIS download Bibtex download

Reports

  • Tyas A & Barr AD (2018) Developing Capability: Ultra-High Performance Concrete RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr AD, Speight V, Collins R, Rigby S & Tyas A (2018) Literature review: cratering associated with failure of pressurised water mains RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr AD & Tyas A (2017) Literature Review: Ultra-High Performance Concrete RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr AD & Tyas A (2017) Preliminary split Hopkinson pressure bar experiments on steel lattices RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr AD & Tyas A (2017) UHPC Literature Review Scoping Study RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr AD & Tyas A (2017) Dynamic testing of energetic specimens RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rigby SE, Fay S, Warren J, Tyas A & Clarke S (2014) Characterisation of Blast Loading, End of Year 2 Report RIS download Bibtex download
  • Fay, S , Tyas, A , Warren, J & Clarke S (2014) HITSss Phase 5.1 and 5.2 Final Report for DSTL RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tyas A, Barr A, Clarke SD & Rigby SE (2014) Experiments on the mechanical properties of Leighton Buzzard and Sandy Loam soils at static and dynamic strain rates RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tyas A, Barr A, Clarke SD & Rigby SE (2014) Experiments on the mechanical properties of Leighton Buzzard and Sandy Loam soils at static and dynamic strain rates RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr A, Tyas A, Clarke SD & Petkovski M (2013) MACET and SHPB characterisation of FPE sand RIS download Bibtex download
  • Tyas A & Rigby SE (2012) Report on experimental studies the dynamic and static pull-out loads of concrete fixings RIS download Bibtex download

Presentations

  • Rigby SE, Tyas A, Clarke SD, Warren J, Gant M & Elgy I Pressure-time measurements from buried explosives. The Edge, Encliffe Village, Sheffield. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Barr A, clarke SD, Rigby SE, petkovski M & Tyas A Geomaterials Characterisation. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Rigby SE, Tyas A, Clarke SD & Warren J Detailed measurement of near-field blast pressures. Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Shrivenham, UK. RIS download Bibtex download