Dr. Chakrapan Tuakta

Room 5-336
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-715-4204
ctuakta-at-mit-dot-edu


http://www.ce.eng.ku.ac.th/A.Jakaphan.html

   
     

Current Position:
Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Kasetsart University, Thailand.

Ph.D. (2011), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts.
M.Eng. (2006), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts.
B.S. (2005), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Research Interests:
1. Durability of FRP-concrete systems
2. Coupled moisture-stress effects on FRP-plated RC beams
3. Interface fracture in bi-material systems and multi-scale modeling
4. Fracture behavior of quasi-brittle materials

Publications:

  1. Chakrapan Tuakta and Oral Buyukozturk (2011) "Conceptual Model for Prediction of FRP/Concrete Bond Strength under Moisture Cycles", ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction 15 (5): 473-456.
  2. Oral Buyukozturk, Markus J Buehler, Denvid Lau and Chakrapan Tuakta (2011), "Structural Solution Using Molecular Dynamics: Fundamentals and a Case Study of Epoxy-Silica Interface", International Journal of Solids and Structures 48 (14-15): 2131-2140.
  3. Chakrapan Tuakta and Oral Buyukozturk (2011), "Deterioration of FRP/Concrete Bond System under Variable Moisture Conditions Quantified by Fracture Mechanics", Composites Part B: Engineering 42 (2): 145-154.
  4. Oral Buyukozturk, Robert Haupt, Chakrapan Tuakta, and Justin Chen, "Remote Detection of Debonding in FRP-strengthened Concrete Structures using Acoustic-Laser Technique," International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing of Materials and Structure, Istanbul, Turkey, May, 2011.
  5. Oral Buyukozturk, Chakrapan Tuakta and Denvid Lau (2008), “Durability of Cementitious Materials and Multi-material Systems”, Journal of Ready Mix Concrete, No. 89, pp. 64-75, September/October 2008 (in Turkish).
  6. Chakrapan Tuakta (2006), The Use of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite in Bridge Structures, M.Eng. Thesis, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.I.T.