Lisa Feldman

     Lisa Feldman  B.A.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

    Associate Professor, Civil and Geological Engineering

    Biography

    Publications

    Refereed Journal Publications
      • Ahmed, K. and Feldman, L. (2012). Evaluation of Contact and Non-Contact Lap Splices in Concrete Block Masonry Construction,Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering39(5), 515-525.
      • Hassan, M.N. and Feldman, L. (2012). Concrete Splice Specimens Reinforced with Plain Steel Bars, ACI Structures Journal109(2), 235-244.
      • Feldman, L., Jackson, K.P., Sparling, B.F. and Sparks, G.A. (2011). Comparison of Code-Based Evaluation Approaches and Structural Health Monitoring Techniques for the Red Deer River Bridge, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering38(10), 1072-1081.
      • Feldman, L., Christensen, P.N., Boulfiza, M. and Sparks, G.A. (2009). A Case Study Illustrating Total Expected Cost Design for Reinforced Concrete Members, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering36(11), 1689-1699.
      • Feldman, L. and Bartlett, F.M. (2008). Bond in Flexural Members with Plain Steel Reinforcement, ACI Stuctures104(6), 552-560.
      • Feldman, L. and Bartlett, F.M. (2007). Bond Stresses Along Plain Steel Reinforcing Bars in Pullout Specimens, ACI Structures,104(6), 685-692.
    Refereed Conference Proceedings
      • Sekulovic MacLean, M. and Feldman, L. (2012). Effect of Casting Position and Bar Shape in Splice Specimens Reinforced with Plain Steel Bars, Bond in Concrete 2012: Bond, Anchorage, Detailing, Fourth International Symposium, Brescia, Italy, June 17 - 20, Paper No. 5, 259-266 (CD Rom).
      • Feldman, L. and Ahmed, K. (2011). Evaluating the Effectiveness of Contact and Non-Contact Lap Splices in Double Pullout Masonry Specimens, 11th North American Masonry Conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 6 - 8, Paper No. 12, (CD Rom).
      • Ahmed, K. and Feldman, L. (2010). An Evaluation of Contact and Non-Contact Lap Splices Using Double Pullout and Wall Specimens, 8th International Masonry Conference, Dresden, Germany, July 4-7, Paper No. 8IMC_100, (9 pages) (CD Rom).
      • Beauregard, C.J. and Feldman, L. (2010). Uni-Directional Loading of Splice Specimens Reinforced with Plain Steel Bars, 2nd International Structural Specialty Conference/Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 2010 Annual Conference, Winnipeg, MB, June 9 - 12, Paper No. ST-001, (10 pages) (CD Rom).
      • Feldman, L., Boulfiza, M., Christensen, P.N. and Sparks, G.A. (2008). Life-Cycle Deterioration and Cost Comparison for Bridge Deck Designs Including Rehabilitation Strategies, First International Symposium in Life-Cycle Cost Engineering, Varenna, Lake Como, Italy, June 11 - 14, 2008, 143-148 (CD Rom).
    Non-refereed Conference Proceedings
      • Hassan, M.N. and Feldman, L. (2009). Splice Tests of Bond Between Plain Steel Reinforcement and Concrete, CSCE 2009 Annual General Conference, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, May 27-30, 2009, Paper No. GC-076, (10 pages) (CD Rom).
      • Feldman, L. and Dolan, C.W. (2009). Building Consensus: Reorganization of the ACI 318 Building Code for Structural Concrete, 2009 ASCE Structural Congress, Austin, Texas, USA, April 30 to May 2, 2009, Paper No. n/a, (CD Rom).
    Conference Presentations / Poster Presentations
    • Feldman, L. (2009). Load Rating of Bridges Using Current Codes - Examples, American Concrete Institute Spring 2009 Convention, San Antonio, Texas, USA, March 14-18, 2009.
    • Feldman, L. (2009). Bond and Development of Reinforcing Steel for Structural Evaluation and Rehabilitation, American Concrete Institute Fall 2008 Convention, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, November 1-5, 2008.

    Research Grants

    2011-2012


    • Co-Principal Investigator, The Bond and Development of Historical Ransome Bars, University of Saskatchewan, USTEP.
    • Principal Investigator, Bond and Development of Reinforcing Steel for Structural Evaluation and Rehabilitation, NSERC, Discovery Grant.
    • Principal Investigator, in-kind contribution of materials and mason's time for the construction of masonry splice specimens, Saskatchewan Masonry Institute Members, Industry Contract.
    • Principal Investigator, n/a, Harris Rebar, in-kind contribution of labour and material for the construction of concrete splice specimens.
    • Principal Investigator, n/a, NSERC, IPS.
    • Co-Investigator, Support Behaviour Under Shear and Tensile Deformation, Potash Corp., Industry Contract.

    2010-2011


    • Principal Investigator, Bond and Development of Reinforcing Steel for Structural Evaluation and Rehabilitation, NSERC, Discovery Grant.
    • Principal Investigator, Evaluating Splice Behaviour in Reinforced Masonry Components, Saskatchewan Centre for Masonry Design (SCMD), Industry.
    • Principal Investigator, Loading System for Large-Scale Testing of Reinforced Masonry Components, Canadian Foundation for Innovation - Leaders Opportunity Fund (CFI-LOF), Equipment Grant.
    • Principal Investigator, The Evaluation of Plain Reinforcement in Concrete Splice Specimens, Lafarge North America, In-Kind Supply of Ready-Mix Concrete.

    2009-2010


    • Principal Investigator, Bond and Development of Reinforcing Steel for Structural Evaluation and Rehabilitation, NSERC, Discovery Grant.
    • Principal Investigator, In-Kind Contribution of Materials and Mason's Time for the Construction of Masonry Splice Specimens, Saskatchewan Masonry Institute Members, Industry Contract.
    • Principal Investigator, In-Kind Contribution of Materials for the Contruction of Masonry Splice Specimens, Canadian Concrete Masonry Producers'' Association, Industry Contract.
    • Principal Investigator, MTS Controller Modernization for the Structures Laboratory, Lafarge North America, Industry Contract.
    • Principal Investigator, Towards Specific Development Length and Splice Provisions for Reinforced Masonry Construction, Canada Masonry Design Centre, Industry Contract.
    • Principal Investigator, Towards Specific Development Length and Splice Provisions for Reinforced Masonry Construction, Saskatchewan Masonry Design Centre, Industry Contract.

    2008-2009


    • Principal Investigator, Bond and Development of Reinforcing Steel for Structural Evaluation and Rehabilitation, NSERC, Discovery Grant.
    • Principal Investigator, Construction of Splice Specimens for the Evaluation of Plain Reinforcement, Lafarge North America, In-Kind Contribution of Ready-Mix Concrete.
    • Principal Investigator, Towards Specific Development Length and Splice Provisions for Reinforced Masonry Construction, Canada Masonry Design Centre, Industry Contract.
    • Principal Investigator, Towards Specific Development Length and Splice Provisions for Reinforced Masonry Construction, Saskatchewan Masonry Design Centre, Industry Contract.

    2007-2008


    • Co-Principal Investigator, Dynabloc Concrete Panel Testing, Department of National Defence, Industry Contract.
    • Co-Principal Investigator, Dynabloc Conrete Panel Testing - Phase 2, Department of National Defence, Industry Contract.
    • Co-Principal Investigator, Real-Time Monitoring of Large Scale Structures, NSERC, Research Tools & Equipment - Category 1.
    • Principal Investigator, Bond and Development of Reinforcing Steel for Structural Evaluation and Rehabilitation, NSERC, Discovery Grant.
    • Principal Investigator, Bond and Development of Reinforcing Steel, University of Saskatchewan, USTEP (Centennial Student Employment Program).

    Teaching

    2011-2012


    • CE418.3 - Reinforced Concrete Design
    • CE495.3 - Capstone Design Project
    • GE213.3 - Mechanics of Materials

    2010-2011


    • CE418.3 - Reinforced Concrete Design
    • CE495.3 - Capstone Design Project
    • CE803.3 - Advanced Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Members
    • GE213.3 - Mechanics of Materials

    2009-2010


    • CE295.3 - Project 1
    • CE418.3 - Reinforced Concrete Design
    • CE898.3 - Special Topics

    2008-2009


    • CE295.3 - Project 1
    • CE418.3 - Reinforced Concrete Design
    • CE495.3 - Capstone Design Project
    • GEOE495.3 - Capstone Design Project

    2007-2008


    • CE418.3 - Reinforced Concrete Design
    • CE495.3 - Capstone Design Project
    • CE898.3 - Advanced Reinforced Concrete Behaviour
    • GE213.3 - Mechanics of Materials
    • GEOE495.3 - Capstone Design Project

    Research Projects

    2011-2012


    • Construction Solutions for Non-Contact Lap Splices in Concrete Block Masonry
    • Potash Mine Rebar Support Behaviour Under Combined Shear and Tensile Deformations
    • Ransome Bar Splice Tests
    • Reliability-Based Service Life Prediction of Bridges
    • Revised Lap Splice Length Provisions for the Canadian Masonry Code
    • The Development of a Load Model for Saskatchewan's Rural Bridges
    • The Effect of Splice Length and Distance Between Lapped Reinforcing Bars in Concrete Block Masonry Specimens
    • The Effects of Casting Position and Bar Shape on the Lap Length of Plain Steel Reinforcing Bars in Concrete

    2010-2011


    • Reliability-Based Service Life Prediction of Bridges
    • Splice Tests of Plain Reinforcing Steel
    • Towards Specific Development Length and Splice Provisions for Reinforced Masonry Construction

    2009-2010


    • Reliability-Based Service Life Prediction of Bridges
    • Splice Tests of Plain Reinforcing Steel
    • Towards Specific Development Length and Splice Provisions for Reinforced Masonry Construction

    2008-2009


    • Reliability-Based Service Life Prediction of Bridges
    • Splice Tests of Plain Reinforcing Steel
    • Towards Specific Development Length and Splice Provisions for Reinforced Masonry Construction

    2007-2008


    • Reliability-Based Service Life Prediction of Bridges
    • Splice Tests of Plain Reinforcing Steel