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Gordon Warn

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Larson Transportation Institute

226B Sackett Building

gpw1@psu.edu

814-863-2786

Research Areas:

Structural Engineering and Mechanics

Interest Areas:

 
 

 

Education

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Vaclav Hasik, Jaskanwal P.S. Chhabra, Gordon P Warn and Melissa M. Bilec, 2018, "Review of approaches for integrating loss estimation and life cycle assessment to assess the impacts of seismic building damage and repair", Engineering Structures, 175, pp. 123-137
  • Amir Manafpour, Sukran Ilgin Guler, Aleksandra Radlinska, Farshad Rajabipour and Gordon P Warn, 2018, "Stochastic analysis and time-based modeling of concrete bridge deck deterioration", ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 23, (9), pp. 04018066
  • Mehmet Unal, Gordon P Warn and Timothy W Simpson, 2017, "Quantifying the Shape of Pareto Fronts During Multi-Objective Trade Space Exploration", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 140, (2)
  • Mehmet Unal, Simon W Miller, Jaskanwal P.S. Chhabra, Gordon P Warn, Michael A Yukish and Timothy W Simpson, 2017, "A Sequential Decision Process for the System-Level Design of Structural Frames,”", Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, (56)
  • Mehmet Unal and Gordon P Warn, 2017, "A Set-Based Approach to Support Decision-making on the Restoration of Infrastructure Networks,”", Earthquake Spectra, 33, (2)
  • Mehmet Unal, Gordon P Warn and Timothy W Simpson, 2016, "Quantifying tradeoffs to reduce the dimensionality of complex design optimization problems and expedite trade space exploration", Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 54, (2)
  • Pu Deng and Gordon P Warn, 2016, "Modeling the compression stiffness degradation in circular elastomeric bearings due to fatigue", ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 142, (1)
  • Amir Manafpour, Travis Hopper, Farshad Rajabipour, Aleksandra Radlinska, Gordon P Warn, Parisa Shokouhi, Denis Morian and Shervin Jahangirnejad, 2016, "Field investigation of in-service performance of concrete bridge decks in Pennsylvania,”", 2577
  • Xing Han and Gordon P Warn, 2015, "A mechanistic model for simulating critical load behavior in elastomeric bearings", 142, (1)
  • N. Krishnappa, M. Bruneau and Gordon P Warn, 2014, "Weak-axis Behavior of Wide Flange Columns Subjected to Blast", ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering
  • M. Unal and Gordon P Warn, 2013, "Optimal cost-effective topology of column bearings for reducing vertical acceleration demands in multi-story base-isolated buildings", Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 41, (1)
  • S. Liu*, Gordon P Warn and J. W. Berman, 2013, "Estimating natural periods of steel plate shear wall frames", ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 139, (1), pp. 574-583
  • X. Han*, C. A. Kelleher, Gordon P Warn and T. Wagener, 2013, "Identification of the controlling mechanism for predicting critical loads in elastomeric bearings", ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering
  • B. *Vu, M. *Unal, Gordon P Warn and A. M. Memari, 2013, "A distributed flexibility and damping strategy to control vertical accelerations in base-isolated buildings", Structural Control and Health Monitoring
  • J. Weisman and Gordon P Warn, 2012, "Stability of Elastomeric and Lead-Rubber Seismic Isolation Bearings", Journal of Structural Engineering, 138, (2), pp. 215-223
  • Gordon P Warn and K. L. Ryan, 2012, "A Review of Seismic Isolation: Historical Development and Research Needs", Buildings, 2, (3), pp. 300-325
  • S. Liu and Gordon P Warn, 2012, "Seismic Performance and Sensitivity of Floor Isolation Systems in Steel Plate Shear Wall Structures", Engineering Structures, 42, pp. 115-126
  • Gordon P Warn and J. Weisman, 2011, "Parametric Finite Element Investigation of the Critical Load Capacity of Elastomeric Strip Bearings", Engineering Structures, 33, (12), pp. 3509-3515
  • Gordon P Warn and A. J. Aref, 2010, "Sustained-Load and Fatigue Performance of a Hybrid FRP-Concrete Bridge Deck System", Journal of Composites for Construction, 14, (6), pp. 856-864
  • Gordon P Warn and M. Bruneau, 2009, "Blast Resistance of Steel Plate Shear Walls Designed for Seismic Loading", Journal of Structural Engineering, 135, (10), pp. 1222-1230
  • Gordon P Warn and A. S. Whitaker, 2008, "Vertical Earthquake Loads on Seismic Isolation Systems in Bridges", Journal of Structural Engineering, 134, (11), pp. 1696-1704

Conference Proceedings

  • Jaskanwal P.S. Chhabra and Gordon P Warn, 2018, "Investigating the use of reinforcement learning for multi-fidelity model selection in the context of design decision making", American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Mariyam Amir, Konstantinos Papakonstantinou and Gordon P Warn, 2018, "A unified nonlinear structural analysis framework based on a degrading hysteric beam element model", Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
  • Jaskanwal P.S. Chhabra and Gordon P Warn, 2017, "Sequential decision process for tradespace exploration by bounding probabilistic decision criteria using mean-risk analysis", American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Mehmet Unal, Gordon P Warn and Timothy W Simpson, 2016, "An index to quantify the shape of a pareto front in support of many-objective trade space exploration", American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Amir Manafpour, Travis Hopper, Farshad Rajabipour, Aleksandra Radlinska, Gordon P Warn, Parisa Shokouhi, Denis Morian and Shervin Jahangirnejad, 2016, "Field investigation of in-service performance of concrete bridge decks in Pennsylvania,”"
  • Mehmet Unal and Gordon P Warn, 2015, "A many-objective framework to design the restoration of damaged bridges on a distributed transportation network", American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Mehmet Unal, Gordon P Warn and Timothy W Simpson, 2015, "Introduction of a tradeoff index for efficient trade space exploration"
  • X. *Han, Gordon P Warn and A. Kasalanti, 2013, "Dynamic stability testing of isolation systems composed of elastomeric bearings and implications for design", ASCE/SEI Structures Congress
  • Gordon P Warn and X. *Han, 2013, "Simulation and sensitivity of the critical load behavior in elastomeric seismic isolation bearings", 10th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering (CUEE)
  • B. Vu and Gordon P Warn, 2012, "Exploring the low shape factor concept to achieve three-dimensional seismic isolation", Proc. 20th Analysis and Computation Specialty Track, 2012 ASCE Structures Congress
  • Gordon P Warn and J. Weisman, 2010, "Numerical Study on the Stability of Elastomeric Seismic Isolation Bearings", 9th U.S. National and 10th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, pp. 10
  • Gordon P Warn and A. J. Aref, 2010, "Experimental Study of the Fatigue Resistance and Ultimate Capacity of a Hybrid FRP-Concrete Bridge Deck", ASCE 2010 Structures Congress
  • Gordon P Warn and J. Weisman, 2010, "Analytical and Experimental Investigation of the Post-Buckling Stability of Elastomeric Seismic Isolation Bearings", ASCE 2010 Structures Congress
  • M. Bruneau, R. Purba, B. Qu, Gordon P Warn and K. C. Tsai, 2009, "Innovations in Steel Plate Shear Wall Design", Sixth International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering

Other

  • A. Aref and Gordon P Warn, 2008, "Experimental Investigation of the Creep Behavior and Fatigue Resistance of a Hybrid FRP-Concrete Bridge Deck"
  • M. Bruneau, B. Qu and Gordon P Warn, 2008, "Recent Development from Research on Steel Plate Shear Walls"

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