The University of Texas at Austin
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department-STR
1 University Station C1748
Austin, TX 78712-0273
Area(s) of Expertise:
Structural Engineering, Mechanics, and Materials
Ph.D., Lehigh University, 1965
M.S.C.E., Cornell University , 1961
B.S.C.E., Duke University, 1959
Design of steel structures; experimental methods; connections and stability; offshore structures
Sheikh, T.M., Deierlein, G.G., Yura, J.A. and Jirsa, J.O., "Beam-Column Moment Connections for Composite Frames: Part 1," Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol.115, No.11, pp. 2858-2876, November 1989.
Muscarella, J.V. and Yura, J.A., “An Experimental Study of Flat and Tapered Elastomeric Bridge Bearings,” Fourth World Congress on Joint Sealants and Bearing Systems for Concrete Structures, American Concrete Institute, SP-164, Sacramento, CA, (October 1996), pp. 143-164.
Yura, J.A., Chapter 12 - Bracing, Guide to Design Criteria of Metal Compression Members, Galambos, T.V., Ed., 5th Edition, Wiley, 1998,pp 455-478.
Yura, J. A., “Fundamentals of Beam Bracing” Engineering Journal, American Institute of Steel Construction, Vol. 38, No. 1, First Quarter, 2001, pp. 11-26.
Yura, J., Kumar, A., Yakut, A., Topkaya, C., Becker, E. and Collingwood, J. “Elastomeric Bridge Bearings: Recommended Test Methods”, NCHRP Report 449, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2001, 118 p.