Selected Publications (Refereed Journals)

  • Ghaemian, M. and Karimi Zana, and Vafai, A., "Nonlinear Seismic Response of Concrete Gravity Dams due to Foundation Fault Movement", 2014, Scientia Iranica.

  • Takalluzadeh, M., Ghaemian, M., "Shape Optimization of Concrete Arch Dams Considering Abutment Stability", Scientia Iranica, 2013.

  • Aghajanzadeh, M. and Ghaemian, M. "Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of a Concrete Gravity Dam Considering an elastoplastic Constitutive Model for the Foundation" Scientia Iranica, 2013, 1676-1684.

  • Alembagheri, M. and Ghaemian, M., "Seismic assessment of concrete gravity dams using capacity estimation and damage indexes", Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamic, 2013-123-144.

  • Alembagheri, M. and Ghaemian, M., "Damage Assessment of a concrete arch dam through nonlinear incremental dynamic analysis", Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 2013-44-127-137.

  • Alembagheri, M. and Ghaemian, M." Incremental dynamic analysis of concrete gravity dams including base and lift joints" Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 2013.pp.1-19.

  • Sohrabi, M. and Ghaemian, M.," Seismic response of arch dams to non-uniform ground motions", Scientia Iranica, 2012,1431-1436.

  • Sohrabi, M. and Ghaemian, M.," Spatial variation input effects on seismic response of arch dams"Scientia Iranica, 2012, 997-1004.

  • Mirzabozorg, H., Varmazyari, M., and Ghaemian, M., "Dam-reservoir-massed foundation system and travelling wave along reservoir bottom" Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 30, pp. 746-756, 2010.

  • Ghaemmaghami, A.R. and Ghaemian, M."Shaking table test on small-scale retrofitted model of Sefid-rud concrete buttress dam", Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 39: pp. 109-118, 2010.

  • Berton, R., Mazloumi, A. and Ghaemian, M. "Estimation of fracture parameters using experimental test results for non-linear seismic analysis of Jahgin RCC gravity dam", The Journal of Dam Engineering, Vol.  XX, Issue 1, pp. 5-38, July 2009.

  • Ghaemmaghami, A.R. and Ghaemian, M."Experimental seismic investigation of Sefid-rud concrete buttress dam model on shaking table", Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 37: pp. 809-823, 2008.

  • Moshtagh, M. and Ghaemian, M. "Effect of Alkali-Aggregate Reactions (AAR) in concrete dams using Finite element method", Scientia Iranica, International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp 1-7, Feb, 2008.

  • Mirzabozorg, H., Khaloo, A.R., Ghaemian, M., and Jalalzadeh, B., "Nonuniform cracking in smeared crack approach for seismic analysis of concrete dams in 3d space" European Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 2, pp. 48-57, 2007.

  • Mirzabozorg, H., Ghaemian, M., Noorzad, A., and Abbasi Zoghi, M., "Dam-Reservoir-Foundation Interaction Effects on Nonlinear Seismic Behaviour of Concrete Gravity Dams Using Damage Mechanics Approach" European Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 3, pp. 52-62, 2007.

  • Moghadam, H.A., Mohammadi, M. G. and Ghaemian, M."Experimental and Analytical Investigation into Crack Strength Determination of Infilled Steel Frames", Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol. 62, pp. 1341-1352, 2006.

  • Ghaemmaghami, A.R. and Ghaemian, M."Large-Scale Testing on Specific Fracture Energy Determination of Dam Concrete", International Journal of Fracture,  Vol. 141, Issue 1, pp. 247-254, 2006.

  • Ardakanian, R. , Ghaemian, M. and Mirzabozorg, H. "Nonlinear behaviour of mass concrete in 3-D problems using Damage Mechanics approach" European Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 2, pp. 59-65, 2006.

  • M. R. Kianoush, H. Mirzabozorg and M. Ghaemian, "Dynamic Analysis of Rectangular Liquid Containers in Three-Dimensional Space" Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 33: PP. 501-507, 2006.  

  • Sheibany, F. and Ghaemian, M. "Effects of Environmental Action on Thermal Stress Analysis of Karaj Concrete Arch Dam" Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 132, No. 5, pp. 532-544, 2006.

  • Ghaemian, M., Noorzad, A. and Moradi Moghaddam, M.R. "Foundation Effect on Seismic Response of  Concrete  Arch Dams Including Dam-Reservoir Interaction", European Earthquake Engineering, Vol. III, pp. 49-57, 2005. 

  • Ghaemian, M., Kianoush, M.R. and Mirzabozorg, H. "Time Domain Dynamic Analysis of Rectangular Liquid Containers in Three-Dimensional Space" European Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 2, pp. 3-9, 2005.

  • Mirzabozorg, H. and Ghaemian, M. "Nonlinear behaviour of mass concrete in 3-D problems using smeared crack approach" Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 34: pp. 247-269, 2005.

  • Sheibany, F. and Ghaemian, M. "Three dimensional finite element analysis of temperature distribution in concrete arch dams due to environmental action" The Journal of Dam Engineering, Vol.  XV, Issue 4, pp. 283-324, 2005

  • Mirzabozorg, H., Ghaemian, M. and M.R. Kianoush "Damage mechanics approach in seismic analysis of concrete gravity dams including dam-reservoir interaction" European Earthquake Engineering, Vol. XVIII-n.3, pp. 17-24, 2004.

  • Mirzabozorg, H., Khaloo, A.R. and Ghaemian, M. "Staggered solution scheme for three dimensional analysis of dam-reservoir interaction", The Journal of Dam Engineering, Vol.  XIV, Issue 3, pp. 147-164, 2003.

  • Alavi, P. and Ghaemian, M., "Finite element modeling of construction joints in concrete gravity dams considering dam-reservoir interaction", The Journal of Dam Engineering, Vol.  XIII, Issue 4, pp. 259-297, 2003.

  • Ghaemian, M., Kianoush, M.R. and Ghobarah, A., "Reservior bottom absorption effects on nonlinear seismic response of concrete gravity dams", Journal of European Earthquake Engineering, Vol. X111, No. 2, pp. 3-118, 1999.

  • Ghaemian, M. and Ghobarah, A., "Nonlinear response of concrete dams with dam-reservoir interaction", Journal of Engineering Structures, No. 21, pp. 306-315, 1999.

  • Ghobarah, A and Ghaemian, M., "Traveling wave effect on hydrodynamic forces on dams", European Earthquake Engineering Journal, Vol. X111, No. 3, pp. 22-34, 1999.

  • Ghobarah, A. and Ghaemian, M., "Experimental study of small scale dam models", American Society of Civil Engineering, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 124, No. 11, Nov. 1998.

  • Ghaemian, M. and Ghobarah, A., "Staggered solution schemes for Dam-Reservoir interaction", Journal of Fluids and Structures, No. 12, pp. 933-948, 1998.

  • Ghaemian, M. and Ghobarah, A., "Seismic response of the Sefid-rud concrete buttress dam", European Earthquake Engineering, Vol. XI, No. 1, pp. 3-15, 1997

Publications (Proceedings)

  • Sohrabi Gilani, M. and Ghaemian, M., " Seismic response of arch dam subjected to multiple support excitations", 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Orhid- Republic of Macedonia, August 30-September 3, 2010.

  • Ghaemian M. and Mirzahosseinkashani S., “Seismic fragility assessment of concrete gravity dams using nonlinear dynamic analysis with massed foundation”, 9th US National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, July 2010.

  • Rahmani, E., Ghaemian, M., Noorzad, A., Mirzabozorg, A., Amini, R., Akhavan, A. and Dadfar, F., "Thermal stress analysis of an arch dam due to influence of environmental actions considering water level fluctuation", International Commission on Large Dams,  78th ICOLD ANNUAL MEETING, Hanoi, Vietnam,  23-26 May, 2010.

  • Mirzahossein Kashani, S. and Ghaemian, M., " Seismic Fragility Assessment of
    Concrete Gravity Dams ", United States Society on Dams, 29th Annual Meeting and Conference, Nashville, USA, April 20-24, 2009.

  • Noorzad, A., and Ghaemian, M., " Upgrading of existing concrete dams against earthquakes", International Commission on Large Dams,  77th ICOLD ANNUAL MEETING, Brazillia, Brazil, May 21st to 24th, 2009.

  • Motamedi, M.H., Amini, A. and Ghaemian, M. "The study of the foundation role in the seismic nonlinear behaviour of concrete gravity dams" The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China.

  • Noorzad, A., Mirzabozorg, H. and Ghaemian, M. "Earthquake risk reduction and seismic safety evaluation of arch dams using infinite elements" The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China.

  • Ghaemmaghami, A.R. and Ghaemian, M. "Experimental study of small scale model of Sefid-rud dam on shaking table" The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China.

  • Amini, A., Motamedi, M.H. and Ghaemian, M. "The impact of Dam-Reservoir-Foundation Interaction on Nonlinear Response of Concrete Gravity Dams"  Seismic Engineering Conference Commemorating the 1908 Messina and Reggio Calabria Earthquake, Italy 8-11 July 2008.

  • Noorzad, A., Mirzabozorg, H. and Ghaemian, M., " Safety evaluation of concrete gravity dams utilizing nonlinear foundation effects", International Commission on Large Dams,  76th ICOLD ANNUAL MEETING, Sofia, Bulgaria, 4 June 2008.

  • Ahangari, K., Akhavan, A. And Ghaemian, M."Size and stiffness effect of pressure cell on the measures results", Second national conference on Dam and Hydro Powers, May 2008, Tehran, Iran.

  • Noorzad, A., Ghaemian, M. and Mirzabozorg, A., " Influence of Dam reservoir foundation Interaction on the safety evaluation of concrete Arch Dams", International Congress on Large Dams,  75th ICOLD ANNUAL MEETING , St. Pettersburg, Russia, 18-23 June 2007.

  • Ghaemmaghami, A.R. and Ghaemian, M." Specific fracture energy determination of dam concrete by large-Scale size effect tests, International Conference on Experimental Mechanica, ICEM13, Alexandroupolis, Greece, July 1-6, 2007.

  • Moshtagh, M., Noorzad, A., and Ghaemian, M. "Effect of Alkali-Aggregate Reactions (AAR) in concrete dams using Finite element method", Fifth International Conference on Dam Engineering, 14-16 February 2007, Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Mazloumi, A., Berton, R., and Ghaemian, M., " Experimental Tests for determination of Fracture parameters and Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Jahgin RCC Dam", Second International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-06), Guwahati, India, December 8-10, 2006.

  • Moradi, M., Noorzad, A., Ghaemian, M., " Effest of Foundation Mass and Shape in 3-D Time Domain Dynamic Analysis of Concrete Arch Dams", First European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Geneva- Switzerland, 3-8 September 2006.

  • Noorzad, A., Ghaemian, M. and Mirzabozorg, H., " Reducing Foundation Uncertainty for the Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Concrete Arch Dams", Twenty-Second International Congress on Large Dms, Barcelona- Spain, 18-23 June 2006.

  • Moradi Moghaddam, M.R, Noorzad, A. and . Ghaemian, M., " Dam-reservoir-foundation effect on seismic response of  concrete  arch dams" 2NCCE, Second National Conference, University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, 10-12 May 2005. (In Farsi)

  • Fazeli, M. and Ghaemian, M. "Parametric study of nonlinear smeared crack model in concrete gravity dams under earthquake ground motion" 2NCCE, Second National Conference, University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, 10-12 May 2005. (In Farsi)

  • Ardakanian, R., Ghaemian, M. and Mirzabozorg, H. " Three dimensional nonlinear seismic analysis of concrete dams"  73rd Annual Meeting of ICOLD, Tehran, Iran, May 1-6 2005.

  • Tehrani, M.R.F., Rofooei, F.R. and Ghaemian, M. " Investigating the seismic response of the concrete arch dam subjected to nearfield earthquake"  73rd Annual Meeting of ICOLD, Tehran, Iran, May 1-6 2005.

  • Tehrani, M.R.F., Rofooei, F.R. and Ghaemian, M. " Evaluation of the seismic response of concrete arch dam including the foundation mass"  73rd Annual Meeting of ICOLD, Tehran, Iran, May 1-6 2005.

  • Sheibany, F. and Ghaemian, M." Thermal stress analysis of concrete arch dams due to environmental action, Proceedings of IMECE04, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and RD&D Expo, November 2004, CA USA.

  • Mirzabozorg, H. and  Ghaemian, M."Nonlinear seismic response of concrete gravity dams using damage mechanics" 4th International Conference on Dam Engineering DM04, October 2004, Nanjing, China.

  • Sheibany, F. and Ghaemian, M." Three dimensional stress analysis of concrete arch dams including earthquake effect, 13th World Conference on earthquake Engineering, paper No. 488, August 2004, Vancouver, Canada.

  • Ghaemmaghami, A.R. and Ghaemian, M." Specific fracture energy approximation of dam concrete, 13th World Conference on earthquake Engineering,  Paper No. 69, August 2004, Vancouver, Canada

  • Ghaemmaghami, A.R. and Ghaemian, M." Specific Fracture Energy Determination of Dam Concrete by Size Effect Law, 1st National Congress on Civil Engineering, Tehran, Iran, Paper No. 83-1636, 22-24 Ordibehesht, 1383. (in Farsi)

  • Moshtagh, M. and Ghaemian, M." Finite Element Modelling of AAR in Concrete Dams Analysis, 1st National Congress on Civil Engineering, Tehran-Iran, Paper No. 83-1636, 22-24 Ordibehesht, 1383. (in Farsi)

  • Sheibany, F. and Ghaemian, M." Three Dimensional Thermal Stress Analysis of Concrete Arch Dams Due to Environmental Action, 1st National Congress on Civil Engineering, Tehran-Iran, Paper No. 83-1636, 22-24 Ordibehesht, 1383. (in Farsi)

  • Mirzabozorg, H., Ghannad M.A. and Ghaemian, M., "Foundation Interaction Effect on the Seismic response of Amir-Kabir Arch Dam", Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Tehran, Iran, May 12-14, 2003.

  • Ghaemmaghami, A.R. and Ghaemian, M." Specific Fracture Energy Determination of Dam Concrete from Size Effect, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Tehran, Iran, May 12-14, 2003.

  • Mirzabozorg, H., Ghaemian, M. and Khaloo, A.R., "Effect of Reservoir Bottom Absorption on the Seismic Response  of Arch Dams", Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Tehran, Iran, May 12-14, 2003.

  • Moeini, M., Ghaemian, M. and Shodja,H.M., "Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Concrete Dams Including Reservoir Interaction by Damage Mechanics Approach", Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Tehran, Iran, May 12-14, 2003. (In Farsi)

  • Akhavan, A., Ghaemian, M., Ardakanian, R., and Mirrzabozorg, H., "Dynamic Analysis of Karaj Dam", Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Tehran, Iran, May 12-14, 2003. (In Farsi)

  • Mirzabozorg, H., Ghaemian, M. and Khaloo, A.R., "Staggered Displacement Method for Three-Dimensional Analysis of dam-Reservoir System", Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Civil Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology- Iran, May 5-7 2003 (15-17 Ordibehesht 1382).

  • Ardakanian, R., Akhavan, A., Ghaemian, M., and Mirrzabozorg, H., "Safety Evaluation of the Amir-Kabir Arch Dam in Iran", Proceedings of International Conferece on Hydropower and Dams, Hydro2003, Croatia, November 2003.

  • Alavi, P. and Ghaemian, M., "Effect of construction joints on the seismic response of concrete gravity dams", Third International Conference on Dam Engineering, Singapore, pp.23-31, 20-22 March 2002.

  • Ghaemian, M. and Ghobarah, A., " Dam reservoir interaction effects on the seismic response of concrete gravity dams", Third International Conference on Dam Engineering, Singapore, pp. 109-116, 20-22 March 2002.

  • Ghaemian, M. and Kianoush, M.R.," Nonlinear seismic response of concrete gravity dams including reservoir bottom absorption", Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Conference Proceedings, London, pp. 145-152, Ontario, June 7-10, 2000.

  • Ghaemian, M. and Ghobarah, A., "Nonlinear seismic response of concrete gravity dams with dam-reservoir interaction", Proceedings of the third International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Tehran, Iran, Vol. II, pp. 875-882, May 17-19, 1999.

  • Ghaemian, M. and Ghobarah, A., "Stability analysis of staggered solution scheme for dam-reservoir interaction", Fourth International Conference on Civil Engineering, Sharif University, Tehran, Iran May 4-6, 1997.

  • Ghaemian, M. "Seismic response of a retrofitted concrete buttress dam", Eleventh World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Paper No. 1702, Acapulco, Mexico, June 23-28, 1996.

  • Ghobarah, A. and Ghaemian, M., "Retrofitting of the sefid-rud concrete buttress dam", poster presentation, International Conference on Retrofitting of Structures, New York, March 11-13, 1996.

  • Ghaemian, M. and Ghobarah, A., "Retrofitting of the sefid-run concrete buttress dam" Proceedings of Canadian dam Safety conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario, pp. 353-354, Oct. 5-10, 1996.

Research Report:

  • Seismic Analysis of Rectangular water Tank: Ghaemian, M., Mirzabozorg, H., and Akhavan, A.; Sharif University of Technology, 2005-2006. (in Farsi)

  • Nonlinear Behaviour of Concrete Dams Using Damage Mechanics: Ghaemian, M., Mirzabozorg, H., and Fazeli, M.; Sharif University of Technology, 1384. (in Farsi)

  • Effect of foundation flexibility on nonlinear behaviour of concrete dams with reservoir interaction: Ghaemian,M, Akhavan, A. and Moeini, M.; Sharif University of Technology, 1380. (in Farsi)

  • Monitoring and Instrumentation in Concrete Dams: Ghaemian,M, Mirzabozorg, H.,  Akhavan, A. and Ghaemmaghami, A.R.; Sharif University of Technology, 1381. (in Farsi)

  • Basic Concepts in Monitoring of Dams : Ghaemian,M.,  Akhavan, A. and Ghaemmaghami, A.R.; Sharif University of Technology, 1382. (in Farsi)

  • Investigation of nonlinear behaviour of concrete gravity dams using damage mechanics approach: Ghaemian, M., Mirzabozorg, H. and Fazeli, M., Sharif University of Technology, 1383. (in Farsi)

Books:

  • Instrumentation and Monitoring of Concrete Dams: Ghaemian M. and Ardakanian R., Iranian National Comittee on Large Dams, No. 68 Ircold, 1384.

  • Instrumentation and Monitoring of Embankment Dams: Ardakanian R. and Ghaemian M., Iranian National Comittee on Large Dams,No. 69 Ircold, 1384.