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Conference Paper
Altwair N, Salem MAMK, Breña SF, Hoque ST.  2016.  Concepts in the Design of Lateral-Load Systems in High Rise Buildings to Reduce Operational Energy Consumption. International Conference on Chemical, Civil and Environmental Engineering (CCEE-2015).
Journal Article
Ciftci C, Arwade SR, Kane B, Breña SF.  2014.  Analysis of the probability of failure for open-grown trees during wind storms. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics. 37:41-50.
Roy NC, Breña SF.  2008.  Behavior of deep beams with short longitudinal bar anchorages. ACI Structural Journal. 105(4):460-470.
Breña SF, Souza R.A..  Submitted.  Behavior predictions of deep beams with short straight bar anchorages using strut-and-tie models and nonlinear analysis. IBRACON Structural and Materials Journal.
Manwell J, McGowan J, Breña SF, Verma P.  2014.  A comparative study of a three rotor and a single rotor 5MW wind turbine based on economic and structural considerations. Wind Engineering. 38(6):643-656.
Breña SF, Macri BM.  2004.  Effect of carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer laminate configuration on the behavior of strengthened reinforced concrete beams. Journal of Composites for Construction. 8(3):229-240.
Ciftci C, Breña SF, Kane B, Arwade SR.  2013.  The effect of crown architecture on dynamic amplification factor of an open-grown sugar maple (Acer saccharum L.). Trees. 27(4):1175–1189.
Breña SF, Jeffrey AE, Civjan SA.  2013.  Evaluation of a noncomposite steel girder bridge through live-load field testing. Journal of Bridge Engineering. 18(7):690-699.
Breña SF, Roy NC.  2009.  Evaluation of load transfer and strut strength of deep beams with short longitudinal bar anchorages. International Concrete Abstracts Portal. 106(5):491-493.
Breña SF, Bonczar C, Civjan SA, Dejong JT, Crovo DS.  2007.  Evaluation of seasonal and yearly behavior of an Integral abutment bridge. Journal of Bridge Engineering. 12(3):296-305.
Breña SF, McGuirk GN.  2014.  Experimental behavior of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) sheets attached to concrete surfaces using CFRP anchors. International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials. 7(1):3-16.
Breña SF, Benouaich M.A., Kreger M.C., Wood S.L..  2005.  Fatigue tests of reinforced concrete beams strengthened using carbon fiber-reinforced polymer composites. ACI Structural Journal. 102(2):305-313.
Civjan SA, Sit MHou, Breña SF.  2016.  Field and analytical studies of the first folded-plate girder bridge. Journal of Bridge Engineering. 21(11):04016074-1-04016074-14.
Civjan SA, Breña SF, Butler D, Crovo DS.  2004.  Field monitoring of integral abutment bridge in Massachusetts. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 1892:160-169.
Kane B, Breña SF, Autio W.  2009.  Forces and stresses generated during rigging operations. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. 35(2):68-74.
Breña SF, Wood SL, Kreger ME.  2003.  Full-scale tests of bridge components strengthened using carbon fiber-reinforced polymer composites. Structural Journal. 100(6):775-784.
Mones RM, Breña SF.  2013.  Hollow-core slabs with cast-in-place concrete toppings: A study of interfacial shear strength. PCI Journal. 58(3):124-141.
Breña SF, Schlick B..  2011.  Hysteretic behavior of bridge columns with FRP-jacketed lap splices designed for moderate ductility enhancement. Journal of Composites for Construction. 11(6):565-574.
Breña SF, Bramblett R.M., Wood S.L., Kreger M.E..  2003.  Increasing flexural capacity of reinforced concrete beams using carbon fiber-reinforced polymer composites. ACI Structural Journal. 100(1):36-46.
Breña SF, Steves M.A..  2003.  Increasing the flexural capacity of an existing reinforced concrete bridge in Texas using CFRP composites. Field Applications of FRP Reinforcement: Case Studies. 215:203-218.
Civjan SA, Bonczar C, Breña SF, Dejong JT, Crovo DS.  2007.  Integral abutment bridge behavior: parametric analysis of a Massachusetts bridge. Journal of Bridge Engineering. 12(1):64-71.
Ahern J, Jennings L, Fenstermacher B, Warren P, Charney N, Jackson SD, Mullin J, Kotval Z, Breña SF, Civjan SA et al..  2009.  Issues and methods for transdisciplinary planning of combined wildlife and pedestrian highway crossings. Transportation Research Record. 2123:129-136.
Kalayci E, Civjan SA, Breña SF, Allen CA.  2011.  Load testing and modeling of two integral abutment bridges in Vermont, US. Structural Engineering International: Journal of the IABSE. 21(2):181-188.
Ciftci C, Kane B, Breña SF, Arwade SR.  2014.  Loss in moment capacity of tree stems induced by decay. Trees. 28(2):517-529.
Breña SF, Ruiz MFernández, Kostic N, Muttoni A.  2009.  Modelling techniques to capture the backbone envelope behaviour of coupling beams subjected to seismic loading. Studi e ricerche, Starrylink. 29:53-78.
Alvarez JC, Breña SF.  2014.  Non-linear modeling parameters for jacketed columns used in seismic rehabilitation of RC buildings. ACI Special Publication 297- Seismic Assessment of Existing Reinforced Concrete Buildings – New Developments. 297:1-22.