Prof. Carlos Chastre

Department of Civil Engineering

NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal



2005  Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Structures, FCT, NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal

1993  M.Sc., Structural Engineering, IST, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal

1989  B.Sc., Civil Engineering Degree, IST, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal


  1. Silva, M. A. G. and C. Chastre Rodrigues (2006). "Size and Relative Stiffness Effects on Compressive Failure of Concrete Columns Wrapped with Glass FRP." Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 18(3): 334-342. Available from:
  2. Rodrigues, C. Chastre and M. A. G. Silva (2007). "Cyclic compression behaviour of polymer concrete." Journal of Polymer Engineering 27(6-7): 525-545. Available from:
  3. Biscaia, H., Silva, M. G.; Chastre, C. (2009). “Caracterização Experimental e Modelação Numérica da Ligação GFRP/Betão.” Mecânica Experimental, 16, p. 9-18.
  4. Chastre, C. and M. A. G. Silva (2010). "Monotonic axial behavior and modelling of RC circular columns confined with CFRP." Engineering Structures 32(8): 2268-2277. Available from:
  5. Ludovico Marques, M.; Chastre, C.; Vasconcelos, G. (2011). “Modelação do comportamento mecânico em compressão de rochas granulares baseada em ensaios não destrutivos e quasi não destrutivos.” Mecânica Experimental, 19, p. 101-110.
  6. Biscaia, H. C., C. Chastre, et al. (2012). "Double shear tests to evaluate the bond strength between GFRP/concrete elements." Composite Structures 94(2): 681-694. Available from:
  7. Ludovico-Marques, M., C. Chastre, et al. (2012). "Modelling the compressive mechanical behaviour of granite and sandstone historical building stones." Construction and Building Materials 28(1): 372-381. Available from:
  8. Marques, P. F. and C. Chastre (2012). "Performance analysis of load–strain models for circular columns confined with FRP composites." Composite Structures 94(11): 3115-3131. Available from:
  9. Ludovico-Marques, M., C. Chastre (2012). “Effect of Salt Crystallisation Ageing on Compressive Behaviour of Sandstone Historical Building Stones”. Engineering Failure Analysis 26: 247-257. Available from:
  10. Faria, G., C. Chastre, V. Lúcio, A. Nunes (2013). Compression behaviour of short columns made from cement-bonded particle board. Construction and Building Materials , vol. 40, pp. 60-69. Available from:
  11. Biscaia, H. C., C. Chastre, M. A. G. Silva (2013). Linear and Non-linear Analysis of Bond-Slip Models for Interfaces between FRP Composites and Concrete. Composites Part B: Engineering 45 (1), 1554-1568. Available from:
  12. Silva, M. A. G., H. Biscaia and C. Chastre (2013). "Influence of Temperature Cycles on Bond between GFRP and Concrete." ACI Structural Journal 110(6), pp. 977-988.
  13. Marques, P. F., C. Chastre and Â. Nunes (2013). "Carbonation service life modelling of RC structures for concrete with Portland and blended cements." Cement and Concrete Composites 37: 171-184. Available from:
  14. Bras, A., R. Gião, V. Lúcio and C. Chastre (2013). "Development of an injectable grout for concrete repair and strengthening." Cement and Concrete Composites 37: 185-195. Available from:
  15. Biscaia, H. C., C. Chastre and M. A. G. Silva (2013). "Nonlinear numerical analysis of the debonding failure process of FRP-to-concrete interfaces." Composites Part B: Engineering 50: 210-223. Available from:
  16. Biscaia, H. C., C. Chastre and M. A. G. Silva (2013). "Modelling GFRP-to-concrete joints with interface finite elements with rupture based on the Mohr-Coulomb criterion." Construction and Building Materials 47: 261-273. Available from:
  17. Larrinaga, P., C. Chastre, J. T. San-José and L. Garmendia (2013). "Non-linear analytical model of composites based on basalt textile reinforced mortar under uniaxial tension." Composites Part B: Engineering 55: 518-527. Available from:
  18. Biscaia, H. C., C. Chastre and M. A. G. Silva (2013). "A smeared crack analysis of reinforced concrete T-beams strengthened with GFRP composites." Engineering Structures 56: 1346-1361. Available from:
  19. Larrinaga, P., C. Chastre, H. C. Biscaia and J. T. San-José (2014). "Experimental and Numerical Modelling of Basalt Textile Reinforced Mortar Behavior Under Uniaxial Tensile Stress." Materials & Design, vol. 55, issue March, pp. 66-74. Available from:
  20. Faustino, P., C. Chastre and R. Paula (2014). "Design model for square RC columns under compression confined with CFRP." Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 57, issue February, pp. 187-198, 2014. Available from:
  21. Gião, R., V. Lúcio and C. Chastre (2014). "Assessing the behaviour of RC beams subject to significant gravity loads under cyclic loads." Engineering Structures 59(2): 512-521. Available from:
  22. Biscaia, H. C., M. A. G. Silva and C. Chastre (2014). "An experimental study of GFRP-to-concrete interfaces submitted to humidity cycles." Composite Structures 110: 354-368. Available from:

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