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Dr Weena Lokuge
Dr Weena Lokuge
Lecturer (Civil Engineering)
Faculty of Engineering and Surveying
Agricultural, Civil and Environmental Engineering
+61 7 3470 4212
Member, Institute of Engineers Australia
Member, Concrete Institute of Australia
Green construction materials-Polymer concrete
Green construction materials-Geopolymer concrete
Constitutive behaviour of construction materials
Concrete structures- rehabilitation
Recent Research Outcomes
Three most recent :
Lokuge W., Eberhard, D. and Karunasena, K, ‘Geopolymer concrete with FRP confinement’, ACUN6 –Composites and Nanocomposites in Civil, Offshore and Mining Infrastructure, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 411-416, November 2012.
Lokuge, Weena and Aravinthan, Thiru, “Mechanical properties of polymer concrete with different types of resin”, 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Sydney, Australia, pp. 1147-1152, December 2012.
Bajracharya, RM., Lokuge, WP, Karunasena,W, Lau, KT and Mosallam, AS, “Structural evaluation of Concrete Expanded Polystyrene sandwich panels for slab applications”, 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Sydney, Australia, pp. 61-66, December 2012.
Most notable :
Hussin Manal, Zhuge Yan, Bullen Frank and Lokuge Weena, “A mathematical model for complete stress-strain curve prediction of permeable concrete”, 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Sydney, Australia, pp. 293-298, December 2012.
Hussin, Manal and Zhuge, Yan and Bullen, Frank and Lokuge, Weena (2012) Investigation of some fundamental properties of permeable concrete. Advanced Materials Research, 487 . pp. 869-873. ISSN 1022-6680
Hussin, Manal and Zhuge, Yan and Bullen, Frank and Lokuge, Weena (2011) Laboratory evaluation of the stress-strain relationship of permeable concrete. In: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Building Materials (CEABM 2011), 18-20 Jun 2011, Haikou, China.
Devine Jo, Lokuge, Weena, ‘Engaging distance students through online tutorials ’, AAEE conference proceedings, 3-5 December 2012, Melbourne, Australia.
Sirimanna, Chamila, Lokuge, Weena, Mainul, MM. and Aravinthan, Thiru, ‘Compressive Strength Characterization of Polyester Based Fillers”. Journal of Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 410, 32-35.
Lokuge, Weena, Sirimanna, Chamila and Aravinthan, Thiru, ‘Influence of Fly Ash Proportions on Properties of Polymer Concrete with Polyester Resin’, Proceedings of Concrete 2011, 12-14 October 2011, Perth, Australia
Aravinthan, Thiru, Lokuge, Weena, Manalo, Allan, ‘Effectiveness of formative online quizzes in learning and teaching a structural engineering course ’, AAEE conference proceedings, 5-7 December, 2011, Fremantle, Australia.
Lokuge, Weena and Setunge, Sujeeva and Sanjayan, J. G. (2011) Stress-strain model for high strength concrete confined by FRP. In: 21st Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Incorporating Sustainable Practice in Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM21), 7-10 Dec 2010, Melbourne, Australia.
Lokuge, Weena P., Sanjayan, G.J. and Setunge, Sujeeva, Stress strain model for laterally confined concrete, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 17(6), pp. 607-616, November/December 2005.
Lokuge, Weena P., Sanjayan, G.J. and Setunge, Sujeeva, Constitutive model for confined high strength concrete subjected to cyclic loading, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 16(4), pp. 297-305, July/August 2004.
Stress-Strain Behaviour of Confined High Strength Concrete under Monotonically Increasing and Cyclic Loadings, PhD Thesis, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Australia, May 2004.
Lokuge, Weena P., Setunge, Sujeeva and Sanjayan, G.J., Modelling eccentrically loaded high-strength concrete columns, Magazine of Concrete Research, 55(4), pp. 331-341, August, 2003.
Lokuge,Weena P., Sanjayan, G.J. and Setunge, Sujeeva, Triaxial test results of high strength concrete subjected to cyclic loading, Magazine of Concrete Research, 55(4), pp. 321-329, August, 2003.
Lokuge, Weena P., Setunge, Sujeeva, P. Mendis and Sanjayan, G.J., “Prediction of Strength of Interior High-Strength Concrete Column-Slab Joints,” Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Australia, pp. 185-190, June, 2002
Lokuge, Weena P., Sanjayan, G.J. and Setunge, Sujeeva, “Stress strain relationship of high strength concrete subjected to cyclic loading,” International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering Symposium, Vol. 86, Melbourne, Australia, 9pp. (CD-ROM), September, 2002.
Nezamian, A, Lokuge, W., Setunge S. and Fenwick J., “Reliability Based Optimal Solution for Rehabilitation of Existing bridge structures”, Proceedings of the Clients Driving Innovation International Conference, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia, pp. 10, October 2004
Lokuge, Weena P., Sanjayan, G.J. and Setunge, Sujeeva, Design of high strength concrete columns for ductility, Concrete in Australia, Journal of the Concrete Institute of Australia, 26(3), pp. 17-20, Sep-Nov, 2000.
Currently Teaching Courses/Programs
CIV3506 - Concrete Structures
CIV3906 - Civil Materials Practice
CIV2502 - Structural and Building Technology
CIV1501 - Engineering Statics
ENG1100 - Introduction to Engineering Design
ENG8802 - Advanced Prestressed Concrete
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