General Info

Instituto Superior Técnico
Research Group:
Structures and Geotechnics

Contact Info


Ricardo José de Figueiredo Mendes Vieira

Assistant Professor

  • Analysis of thin-walled structures.
  • Stability phenomena.
  • Analysis and design of steel and steel-concrete structures.
  • Dynamics of railway bridges.
  • Higher order beam model.
Title Authors Year Volume DOI Journal Impact factor Clar.Analytics CERIS Members
Joint modelling in advanced thin-walled beam models Hansen, A.B.; Jönsson, J.; Vieira, R.F. 2022 V. 171 (art. 108798) 10.1016/j.tws.2021.108798 Thin-Walled Structures 5.881 Ricardo José de Figueiredo Mendes Vieira
A beam-column model for evaluating the effects of residual stresses and geometrical imperfections Melo, P.; Vieira, R.F.; Virtuoso, F. 2019 V. 223 (art. 106090) 10.1016/j.compstruc.2019.06.007 Computers & Structures 3,354 Ricardo José de Figueiredo Mendes Vieira, Francisco Baptista Esteves Virtuoso


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Student Name Supervisor External Supervisor Co-Supervisors External Co-Supervisor #1 External Co-Supervisor #2 Title PhD Programme Universities Granting Title Funding Institution Scholarship Total PhD Funding PhD Funding for CERIS Begining Date End Date Year
André Filipe de Sousa Bento Guedes Quinhones Francisco Baptista Esteves Virtuoso Ricardo José de Figueiredo Mendes Vieira Placas Metálicas Curvas em Vigas de Tabuleiros de Pontes, Comportamento Pós-encurvadura e Resistência Última Civil Engineering Instituto Superior Técnico 07/09/2017 ongoing
PDF Ricardo José de Figueiredo Mendes Vieira Jørgen Amdahl Development of models for the dynamic analysis of floating bridges Civil Engineering Instituto Superior Técnico 07/02/2020 ongoing