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Université de Mons - UMONS > Faculté Polytechnique > Service de Génie civil et Mécanique des Structures

Université de Mons - UMONS > Faculté Polytechnique > Génie civil et Mécanique des Structures


Main Research Fields
Mechanical engineering
Architecture
Environmental sciences & ecology
Physics
Computer science
Main Keywords
CLT; cross-laminated timber; timber; SIP; Structural insulated panel;
Main Unit & Research Centers
URBAINE - Urbanisation Revitalisation Bâtiment Architecture Innovations Espaces
CRIM - Ingénierie des matériaux
Main Co-authors
VanParys, Laurent 
Datoussaïd, Sélim 
Guerlement, Guy
Avez, Coralie 
Branco, Jorge M.

Publications (total 236)

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Kouroussis, G., Ben Fekih, L., & Descamps, T. (07 November 2017). Using experimental modal analysis to assess the behaviour of timber elements. Mechanics and Industry, 18 (8), 804.1-8. doi:10.1051/meca/2017042 https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12907/14491
The most cited
57 citations (SCOPUS)
Branco, J., & Descamps, T. (30 September 2015). Analysis and strengthening of carpentry joints. Construction and Building Materials, 97, 34-47. doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.05.089 https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12907/27290

Descamps, T., Avez, C., Carpentier, O., Antczak, E., & Jeong, G. Y. (In press). Historic timber roofs modelling: prosthesis and resin repairs. Paper presented at SHATIS. 3rd International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures, Wroclaw, Poland.

Harte, A., Jockwer, R., Stepinac, M., Descamps, T., & Dietsch, P. (In press). Reinforcement of timber structures: the route to standardisation. Paper presented at SHATIS. 3rd International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures, Wroclaw, Poland.

Jeong, G. Y., Kong, J. H., Lee, S. S., & Descamps, T. (In press). Moment carrying capacity of traditional timber joints. Paper presented at SHATIS. 3rd International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures, Wroclaw, Poland.

Datoussaïd, S., & Descamps, T. (In press). A sensitivity analysis of a hospital in case of fire: The impact of the percentage of people with reduced mobility and the staff to occupant's ratio. Paper presented at Fire and Evacuation Modelling Technical Conference, Malaga, Spain.

Pereira, M. C. M., Sohier, L., Descamps, T., & Calil Junior, C. (2020). Doweled cross laminated timber: Experimental and analytical study. Construction and Building Materials. doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.121820
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Descamps, T. (2020). Vidéos de présentation 'Cours ouverts en Polytech' - Réalisation de 5 vidéos (20') présentant les cours de BAB1 Polytech.

Roensmaens, B., Avez, C., VanParys, L., & Descamps, T. (2020). Refurbishment of timber floors with screwed CLT panels: tests on floor elements and connections - DOI 10.1080/15583058.2020.1836530. International Journal of Architectural Heritage.
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Descamps, T. (2020). Création d'un Padlet 'Polytech' - https://padlet.com/PolytechMons/Presentation.

Descamps, T. (2020). Réalisation de 6 vidéos de présentation de résolutions d'exercices de mathématique (Algèbre, Analyse, Géométrie) dans le cadre des préparations à distance de l'examen d'admission.

Pereira, M. C. M., Minari, V. H., Sohier, L., Descamps, T., & Calil Junior, C. (2019). Strength and stiffness of two mass timber structural panels jointed by dowels. Paper presented at Congreso Latinoamericano de Estructuras de Madera, CLEM 2019, 18th - 20th November, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Richard, P., Liu, Z., Descamps, T., & Sikora, K. S. (2019). Effect of concrete modification on shear of connections for Timber Concrete Composites - https://doi.org/10.1680/jstbu.19.00046. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers : Structures and Buildings. doi:10.1680/jstbu.19.00046
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Verbist, M., Branco, J. M., Descamps, T., & Lourenço, P. (2019). Experimentations on the retrofitting with Self-Tapping Screws of Step Joints damaged due to the shear crack. Paper presented at SHATiS 19 - International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures, 25-27 September, Guimarães, Portugal.

Verbist, M., Branco, J. M., & Descamps, T. (2019). Design of the Single Step Joint with Tenon-Mortise to account the Shear Crack through using Cohesive Surfaces. Paper presented at CMN 2019 - Congress on Numerical Methods in Engineering, July 1 - 3, Guimarães, Portugal.

Verbist, M., Branco, J. M., Nunes, L., & Descamps, T. (2019). Design of the Double Step Joint to account the Shear Crack with Cohesive Surfaces. Paper presented at International Conference on Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics - from Material Properties to Timber Structures. ECCOMAS Thematic Conference, June 17-19, Växjö, Sweden.

Abrassart, N., & Descamps, T. (2019). Organisation d'une conférence 'Le bois comme élément constructif et structurel'.

Descamps, T. (2019). Le bois, matériau vert-ueux ?

Abrassart, N., & Descamps, T. (2019). Organisation d'une conférence 'Les enjeux de la construction en bois. Plaider en faveur du bois dans la construction'.

Descamps, T. (19 March 2019). Bois, architecture & innovation. Paper presented at Cycle de conférence 'Concentriques' - FAAST Think Thank, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Descamps, T. (2019). Vidéos de présentation (25') des cinq spécialités d'ingénieurs à la Polytech, Forum des spécialités, 18 mars 2019.

Roensmaens, B., VanParys, L., Descamps, T., & Branco, J. (2019). Proposal of a CLT Reinforcement of Old Timber Floors. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-99441-3_169. In Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions. RILEM Bookseries, vol 18. Springer.

Descamps, T. (2018). Vidéos de promotion de la formation ingénieur Architecte (8'): Visites chantier CLT Mons, Polytech Mons Day, TFE en Architecture (4x).

Branco, J. M., Verbist, M., & Descamps, T. (01 November 2018). Design of three Step Joint typologies: Review of European standardized approaches. Engineering Structures, 174, 573-585. doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.06.073
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Branco, J. M., Verbist, M., & Descamps, T. (2018). Design of three typologies of step joints - Review of European standardized approaches. In Design of Connections in Timber Structures. Shaker Verlag GmbH.

Roensmaens, B., VanParys, L., Branco, J. M., & Descamps, T. (2018). Proposal of a CLT reinforcement of old timber floors. Paper presented at SAHC 2018, international conference on structural analysis of historical constructions.' September 11-13, Cusco, Peru.

Descamps, T. (03 September 2018). Numerical and experimental assessment of the embedding response of wood. Poster session presented at Advanced materials and technologies based on inorganic binders, 2nd - 7th September, Skopje, North Macedonia.

Descamps, T., VanParys, L., Datoussaïd, S., & Laplume, D. (2018). Structural Engineering and Teaching by Doing: How Wood Contributes to the Implementation of New Pedagogical Approaches. Paper presented at World Conference on Timber Engineering WCTE 2018, Séoul, South Korea.

Verbist, M., Descamps, T., & Branco, J. M. (2018). Cohesive zone models of single step joint damaged due to the shear crack, June 11-15, 2018. Paper presented at Joint ECCOMAS Conferences. Conference on Computational Solid and Structural Mechanics (ECCM) and Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ECFD), Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Descamps, T., & Tossings, P. (2018). Rapport d'évaluation de suivi. Bachelier en Construction. Institut d'enseignement de promotion sociale de la communauté française de Morlanwez. AEQES.

Descamps, T., & Tossings, P. (2018). Rapport d'évaluation de suivi. Bachelier en Construction. Institut de promotion sociale de Dour. AEQES.

Descamps, T., & Jourquin, B. (2018). Rapport d'évaluation de suivi. Bachelier en Construction. Haute Ecole de la Province de Liège. AEQES.

Descamps, T., & Jourquin, B. (2018). Rapport d'évaluation de suivi. Bachelier en Construction. Haute Ecole Robert Schuman. AEQES.

Descamps, T., & Tossings, P. (2018). Rapport d'évaluation de suivi. Bachelier en Construction. Ecole de promotion sociale Saint-Luc (EPS St-Luc) Institut technique supérieur Cardinal Mercier (ITSCM). AEQES.

Roensmaens, B., VanParys, L., Carpentier, O., & Descamps, T. (21 March 2018). Refurbishment of existing timber floors with screwed CLT panels. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 12 (4), 622-631. doi:10.1080/15583058.2018.1442522
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Descamps, T., Monhonval, M., & Latteur, P. (2018). Practical method for the check of timber beams in a restoration context. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, (20). doi:10.1080/15583058.2018.1442527
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Rahouti, A., Datoussaïd, S., & Descamps, T. (04 January 2018). Safety assessment of a high-rise dormitory in case of fire. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, 9 (1).
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Descamps, T. (2017). Vidéos de promotion de la formation ingénieur Architecte (3'): insertion métier networking ICA.

Descamps, T. (2017). Vidéos de promotion de la formation ingénieur Architecte (16'): visite chantier Capucins Mons, chantier CLT Charleroi, défis du bois Epinal.

Cadena Aguirre, C. D., Laplume, D., & Descamps, T. (14 December 2017). Importance of the development of Bamboo (experience in China). Paper presented at Workshop on Bamboo Innovations, Universidad Laica Eloy Alfaro de Manabi, December 14-17, 2017, Ecuador.

Cadena Aguirre, C. D., Laplume, D., & Descamps, T. (14 December 2017). Innovation and its impact on the perception of bamboo image in Ecuador. Paper presented at Workshop on Bamboo Innovations, Universidad Laica Eloy Alfaro de Manabi, December 14-17, 2017, Ecuador.

Cadena Aguirre, C. D., Laplume, D., & Descamps, T. (14 December 2017). Connections in bamboo and its possibility in elements curved. Paper presented at Workshop on Bamboo Innovations, Universidad Laica Eloy Alfaro de Manabi, December 14-17, 2017, Ecuador.

Cadena Aguirre, C. D., Laplume, D., & Descamps, T. (14 December 2017). Experiences of the Gridshells construction workshop. Paper presented at Workshop on Bamboo Innovations, Universidad Laica Eloy Alfaro de Manabi, December 14-17, 2017, Ecuador.

Kouroussis, G., Ben Fekih, L., & Descamps, T. (07 November 2017). Using experimental modal analysis to assess the behaviour of timber elements. Mechanics and Industry, 18 (8), 804.1-8. doi:10.1051/meca/2017042
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Branco, J. M., Descamps, T., & Tsakanika, E. (2017). Repair and Strengthening of Traditional Timber Roof and Floor Structures. In Strengthening and Retrofitting of Existing Structures (pp. 113-138). Springer.

Descamps, T. (13 September 2017). Basis of Structural Timber Design, from research to standards: scientific program for STSMs. Concluded and on-going missions. Part V. Paper presented at International Conference on Connections in Timber Engineering - from Research to Standards, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

Verbist, M., Branco, J. M., Poletti, E., Descamps, T., & Lourenço, P. (2017). Single Step Joint Design and Reinforcement with Self-Tapping Screws. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Structural Health Assessement of Timber Structures, September 20 - 22, Istanbul, Turkey.

Verbist, M., Branco, J. M., & Descamps, T. (2017). Hammock shape shear stress distribution in the single step joint. Paper presented at ECCOMAS Conference - Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics - CompWood 2017, Vienne, Austria.

Verbist, M., Branco, J. M., Poletti, E., Lourenço, P., & Descamps, T. (2017). Single and Double Step Joints Design: overview of European standard approaches compared to experimentation - > Best Paper Award REHAB 2017 in Topic 8 'Sustainability principles and practices in the rehabilitation of historic buildings and structures'. Paper presented at REHAB 2017 - 3rd International Conference on Preservation, Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Historical Buildings and Structures, Braga, Portugal.

Couvreur, N., Laplume, D., Descamps, T., & Roensmaens, B. (08 June 2017). Use of an optimization procedure for the ULS design of bolted glulam timber joints. Paper presented at ECCOMAS Conference - Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics - CompWood 2017, Vienne, Austria.

Verbist, M., Branco, J. M., & Descamps, T. (07 June 2017). Hammock Shape Shear Stress Distribution in the Single Step Joint. Paper presented at ECCOMAS Conference - Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics - CompWood 2017, Vienne, Austria.

Avez, C., Roensmaens, B., Verbist, M., Branco, J., & Descamps, T. (07 June 2017). A Cohesive Zone Model to study timber-to-steel-plates bonded joints. Paper presented at ECCOMAS Conference - Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics - CompWood 2017, Vienne, Austria.

Descamps, T., & Roensmaens, B. (2017). Cross Laminated Timber: annonce d'un changement majeur en matière de construction. Polytech News, La lumière, N°55, Mai 2017.

Descamps, T. (2017). Défi Structure 2017.

Verbist, M., Branco, J. M., Poletti, E., Descamps, T., & Lourenço, P. (2017). Single step joint: Overview of European standardized approaches and experimentations. Materials and Structures. doi:10.1617/s11527-017-1028-4
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Roensmaens, B., Avez, C., & Descamps, T. (07 March 2017). Timber floors : composite floors to optimize structural and material consumption. Poster session presented at Huitième édition montoise du MdC : le Mardi des Chercheurs 2017, UMons, Belgium.

Avez, C., Roensmaens, B., & Descamps, T. (07 March 2017). Ductility in glued connections : Insight into a steel plate-to-timber connection. Poster session presented at Huitième édition montoise du MdC : le Mardi des Chercheurs 2017, UMons, Belgium.

Datoussaïd, S., & Descamps, T. (07 March 2017). Simulating healthcare facilities evacuation. Poster session presented at Huitième édition montoise du MdC : le Mardi des Chercheurs 2017, UMons, Belgium.

Kouroussis, G., Ben Fekih, L., & Descamps, T. (01 March 2017). Assessment of timber element mechanical properties using experimental modal analysis. Construction and Building Materials, 134, 254-261. doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.12.081
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Avez, C., Lefèvre, C., Crocetti, R., & Descamps, T. (2017). Large diameter single dowel joint: finite element modelling of a reinforced joint. International Wood Products Journal. doi:10.1080/20426445.2016.1273666
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Avez, C., Descamps, T., & Guerlement, G. (23 November 2016). Capturing stiffness modifications due to glued-in rod repairs in historic timber structures. Paper presented at MSM 2016: 2nd International Conference on Material and Structural Mechanics, Marrakech, Morocco.

VanParys, L., Descamps, T., Degée, H., & Guerlement, G. (21 November 2016). Out-of-plane strength of masonry walls: a key issue in the seismic assessment of existing buildings. Paper presented at MSM 2016: 2nd International Conference on Material and Structural Mechanics, Marrakech, Morocco.

Kouroussis, G., Ben Fekih, L., & Descamps, T. (2016). Utilisation de l'analyse modale expérimentale pour la caractérisation du comportement de poutres en bois. Paper presented at 5ième Colloque 'Analyse Vibratoire Expérimentale' (AVE2016), Blois, France.

Avez, C., & Descamps, T. (2016). Les défis du bois. Polytech News, Eng'Up, N° 54, Novembre 2016.

Verbist, M., Branco, J. M., Descamps, T., Poletti, E., & Lourenço, P. (2016). Single step joint: Overview of European standardized approaches and experimentations. Paper presented at XII International Conference on Structural Repair and Rehabilitation, Porto, Portugal.

Avez, C., & Descamps, T. (2016). Stiffness of prosthetic repairs for historic timber beams. In Historical Earthquake-Resistant Timber Frames in the Mediterranean Area. Editions Springer.

Verbist, M., Branco, J. M., & Descamps, T. (27 September 2016). Single Step Joint design - review of European standardized approaches. Paper presented at International Workshop on Basis of Structural Timber Design: from research to standards, Université de Mons, Faculté Polytechnique, Belgium.

Descamps, T. (26 September 2016). Basis of Structural Timber Design, from research to standards: scientific program for STSMs. Concluded and on-going missions. Part IV. Paper presented at International Workshop on Basis of Structural Timber Design: from research to standards, Université de Mons, Faculté Polytechnique, Belgium.

Isebaert, A., VanParys, L., Descamps, T., Renglet, M., & Cnudde, V. (2016). First steps to computer-aided decision-making in repair mortar recipes : working on three fronts. Paper presented at SAHC - Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions, Leuven, Belgium.

Rahouti, A., Datoussaïd, S., & Descamps, T. (2016). Safety Assessment of multi-storey buildings in case of fire: Development of a decision tool based on scenario analysis to improve risk management. Paper presented at 41st IAHS World Congress on Houssing, Albufeira, Portugal.

Roensmaens, B., Avez, C., & Descamps, T. (2016). Timber floors : Composite floors to optimize structural performance and material consumption. Paper presented at 41st IAHS World Congress on Houssing, Albufeira, Portugal.

Avez, C., Descamps, T., VanParys, L., & Roensmaens, B. (2016). Predicting capacity and stiffness of glued-in Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer rods in heritage timber frames. Paper presented at SAHC - Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions, Leuven, Belgium.

Descamps, T. (11 March 2016). Basis of Structural Timber Design, from research to standards: scientific program for STSMs. Concluded and on-going missions. Part III. Paper presented at Cross Laminated Timber - a competitive wood product for visionary and fire safe buildings, KTH Stockholm, Sweden.

Mergny, E., Esteban, M., Descamps, T., Latteur, P., & Raquel, M. (2016). Influence of cracks in timber structural elements: a numerical approach. Paper presented at World Conference on Timber Engineering, Vienna, Austria.

Quinn, N., D'Ayala, D., & Descamps, T. (2015). Structural characterisation and Numerical Modelling of Historic Quincha Walls. International Journal of Architectural Heritage. doi:10.1080/15583058.2015.1113337
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Avez, C., & Descamps, T. (02 December 2015). Stiffness of prosthetic repairs for historic timber beams. Paper presented at HEaRT 2015 - Historic Earthquake-Resistant Timber Frames in the Mediterranean Region, Lisbonne, Portugal.

Descamps, T., Riggio, M., Machado, J. S., Descamps, T. (Ed.), Riggio, M. (Ed.), & Machado, J. S. (Ed.). (2015). Combined use of NDT/SDT methods for the assessement of structural timber members. UMONS (Université de Mons).

Carpentier, O., Chartier, T., Antczak, E., Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2015). Structural analysis of porous media by means of thermal methods: Theory and monitoring measurements. In T. Descamps, M. Riggio, J. S. Machado, T. Descamps (Ed.), M. Riggio (Ed.), & J. S. Machado (Ed.), Combined use of NDT/SDT methods for the assessement of structural timber members (pp. 61). UMONS (Université de Mons).

Descamps, T., Guerlement, G., Kouroussis, G., VanParys, L., & Verlinden, O. (15 November 2015). Préservation du bâti en milieu urbain dense: quelques défis. Paper presented at Conférence GCEE 2015, Marrakech, Morocco.

VanParys, L., Isebaert, A., Descamps, T., & Renglet, M. (06 November 2015). Aggregates mixed with mineral binders :how to predict the final color? From an hybridized additive to a fully subtractive approach. Paper presented at Journée de travail UMons-Centre Recherches Routières, Sterrebeek, Belgium.

Descamps, T. (02 October 2015). Basis of Structural Timber Design, from research to standards: scientific program for STSMs. Concluded and on-going missions. Part II. Paper presented at International Workshop on Basis of Structural Timber Design: from research to standards, Universidad de Navarra, Spain.

Bléron, L., Descamps, T., Lathuillière, D., & Bocquet, J.-F. (30 September 2015). Reinforcement of dowel type connections. Construction and Building Materials, Volume 97, 48-54. doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.05.088
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Branco, J., & Descamps, T. (30 September 2015). Analysis and strengthening of carpentry joints. Construction and Building Materials, 97, 34-47. doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.05.089
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Descamps, T., Kouroussis, G., VanParys, L., & Avez, C. (2015). Assessment of timber beams by finite element updating using experimental modal analysis. Paper presented at SHATIS. 3rd International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures, Wroclaw, Poland.

Bléron, L., Lathuillière, D., Descamps, T., & Bocquet, J.-F. (2015). Reinforcement of dowel type connections. In Reinforcement of Timber Structures. A state-of-the art report (pp. 77). Shaker Verlag GmbH.

Branco, J., & Descamps, T. (2015). Analysis and strengthening of carpentry joints. In Reinforcement of Timber Structures. A state-of-the art report (pp. 22). Shaker Verlag GmbH.

D'Alaya, D., Tsakanika, E., Riggio, M., Descamps, T., Lanata, F., Kurz, J., Harte, A., & Branco, J. (2015). Interdisciplinary knowledge transfer and technological applications for assessment, strengthening and monitoring of timber structures in Europe. Paper presented at SHATIS. 3rd International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures, Wroclaw, Poland.

Quinn, N., Descamps, T., & D'Alaya, D. (08 September 2015). Numerical Modelling of Quincha Frames. Poster session presented at Final Conference COST FP1101. Assessment, Reinforcement & Monitoring of Timber Structures. 8th Septembre, Wroclaw, Poland.

Lefevre, C., & Descamps, T. (08 September 2015). Finite element model of a reinforced dowel joint. Paper presented at Final Conference COST FP1101. Assessment, Reinforcement & Monitoring of Timber Structures. 8th Septembre, Wroclaw, Poland.

Lefevre, C., Crocetti, R., & Descamps, T. (08 September 2015). Large diameter single dowel joint: finite element modeling of a reinforced joint. Poster session presented at Final Conference COST FP1101. Assessment, Reinforcement & Monitoring of Timber Structures. 8th Septembre, Wroclaw, Poland.

Avez, C., & Descamps, T. (08 September 2015). Training school in Belgium: Assessment & Reinforcement of Timber Structures. Paper presented at Final Conference COST FP1101. Assessment, Reinforcement & Monitoring of Timber Structures. 8th Septembre, Wroclaw, Poland.

Kouroussis, G., Descamps, T., Ben Fekih, L., & Verlinden, O. (2015). Application of modal analysis to improve calibration of finite element models of timber structures. Paper presented at Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV22), Florence, Italy.

Avez, C., Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (02 July 2015). Development of a cohesive surface-based model predicting glued-in FRP rods behaviour. Poster session presented at 3rd international conference on structural adhesive bonding, Porto, Portugal.

Descamps, T., & Puttemans, X. (22 June 2015). Interventions sur le patrimoine bâti: opportunités et/ou menaces? Paper presented at Les mortiers de chaux en bâti ancien. Vers une meilleure (re-)connaissance, Institut du Patrimoine Wallon | Paix-Dieu, Belgium.

Descamps, T. (18 June 2015). Assessment, reinforcement and monitoring of timber structures: scientific program for STSMS. Concluded and on-going missions. Part IV. Paper presented at International Workshop on assessment and monitoring of existing timber structures, Norwegian University of Sciences and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway.

Carpentier, O., Chartier, T., Antczak, E., VanParys, L., & Descamps, T. (2015). Structural analysis of porous media by means of thermal methods : theory and monitoring equipment. Paper presented at SHATIS. 3rd International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures, Wroclaw, Poland.

Carpentier, O., Chartier, T., Antczak, E., Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2015). Active and quantitative infrared thermography using frequential analysis applied to the monitoring of historic timber structures. Paper presented at SHATIS. 3rd International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures, Wroclaw, Poland.

VanParys, L., & Descamps, T. (2015). Structure de la Tour Saint-Rombaut de Malines :constats consécutifs à la visite des lieux du 4 mai 2015.

VanParys, L., Descamps, T., & Datoussaïd, S. (2015). Material, structure, usage : contemporary civil engineering challenges in heritage conservation.

Bossiroy, D., Cannella, A.-F., Dagrain, F., De Pierpont, J., Demelenne, M., Descamps, T., Fontaine, L., Lacroix, P., Pierret, E., Puttemans, X., Scaillet, J.-C., Senterre, J.-P., Sosnowska, P., & VanParys, L. (24 April 2015). Bâti ancien et mortiers... des opportunités nouvelles? Paper presented at Les mortiers de chaux en bâti ancien. Vers une meilleure (re-)connaissance, Institut du Patrimoine Wallon | Paix-Dieu, Belgium.

VanParys, L., Descamps, T., Renglet, M., & Deneyer, A. (17 April 2015). Is it possible to by-pass the Kubelka-Munk theory in the prediction of color for concrete-like materials? Paper presented at Journée de travail UMons-Centre Recherches Routières, Sterrebeek, Belgium.

VanParys, L., & Descamps, T. (2015). Des archives du Royaume au FabLAB ... une maquette à l'échelle 1/500 de la Tour Saint-Rombaut de Malines.

Guerlement, G., Lamblin, D., VanParys, L., & Descamps, T. (2015). Ingénieurs et sauvegarde du patrimoine.

Descamps, T., Branco, J., & VanParys, L. (27 March 2015). Reinforcement of carpentry connections. Review of design practices, standardization process and methodology for restoration. Paper presented at International Workshop on the reinforcement of timber connections. 26th - 27th March 2015, TU Eindhoven, Technical University of Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Descamps, T. (26 March 2015). Assessment, reinforcement and monitoring of timber structures: scientific program for STSMS. Concluded and on-going missions. Part III. Paper presented at International Workshop on the reinforcement of timber connections. 26th - 27th March 2015, TU Eindhoven, Technical University of Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Descamps, T. (12 March 2015). Basis of Structural Timber Design, from research to standards: scientific program for STSMs. Part I. Paper presented at International Workshop on Basis of Structural Timber Design: from research to standards, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.

VanParys, L., & Descamps, T. (2015). Combining numerical and experimental investigations for solving practical questions in safeguarding of existing structures.

Avez, C., & Descamps, T. (02 March 2015). Development of a cohesive crack model for glued timber connections. Poster session presented at Matinée des chercheurs (MDC2015), Mons, Belgium.

Descamps, T. (27 February 2015). Basis of structural timber design: from research to standards. Research program and STSM for WG1 to WG4. Paper presented at Basis of structural timber design: from research to standards, TU Munich, Germany.

Aira, J.-R., Descamps, T., VanParys, L., & Leoskool, L. (19 February 2015). Study of stress distribution and stress concentration factor in notched wood pieces with cohesive surfaces. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 73 (10.1007/s00107-015-0891-3), 325-334.
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Avez, C., Descamps, T., Erik, S., & Leoskool, L. (2015). Finite element modelling of inclined screwed timber to timber connections with a large gap between the elements. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. doi:10.1007/s00107-015-1002-1
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Hammou, Y., VanParys, L., & Descamps, T. (2014). Le patrimoine luso-marocain: empreinte de la couronne portugaise sur la côte atlantique d'Afrique du Nord.

Leoskool, L., Serrano, E., & Descamps, T. (2014). Finite element modelling of a new structural insulated panel based on CLT using Abaqus.

VanParys, L., & Descamps, T. (2014). La réalité augmentée au service de la valorisation du Patrimoine : une morphogenèse pour la Tour de la collégiale Sainte-Waudru ?

VanParys, L., & Descamps, T. (2014). Proposition de reconstitution axonométrique pour la tour inachevée de Saint-Rombaut à Malines.

VanParys, L., & Descamps, T. (2014). Correction de l'analyse préliminaire (2014) de la Grande Tour de Sainte Waudru selon Chalon (1844) sur base des écrits de Le Maire (1937) & Brigode (1967).

VanParys, L., Descamps, T., & Delehouzée, L. (2014). Analyse raisonnée d'une élévation médiévale:vers une reconstitution de volumétrie pour la Grande Tour de Sainte-Waudru.

VanParys, L., & Descamps, T. (2014). Consommation efficace et structure gothique: une grille de lecture ?

D'Ayala, D., Branco, J., Riggio, M., Harte, A., Kurz, J., & Descamps, T. (2014). Assessment, reinforcement and monitoring of timber structures. Paper presented at SAHC2014 - 9th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions, Mexico City, Mexico.

Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (06 October 2014). Résistance des maçonneries anciennes:comprendre la demande, adapter l'offre. Paper presented at Table ronde sur les mortiers en Wallonie, Centre des Métiers du Patrimoine, Amay, Belgium.

VanParys, L., & Descamps, T. (03 October 2014). Voûte en berceau - voûte d'arête : une lecture structurelle des défis à relever. Paper presented at Mons 2015 - Hypergothique transparent, Mons, Belgium.

Leoskool, L., Descamps, T., Noël, J., & Puissant, G. (2014). Behaviour of screwed CLT panels, numerical and experimental analyses. Paper presented at 12th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Naples, Italy. doi:10.4203/ccp.106.256

Isebaert, A., VanParys, L., Laplume, D., Leoskool, L., & Descamps, T. (2014). Compatible intervention on stone systems: an optimization problem. Paper presented at 12th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Naples, Italy. doi:10.4203/ccp.106.108

Carpentier, O., Antczak, E., Brachelet, F., Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2014). Characterization of density variations of historic timber structure by thermal methods. Paper presented at 12th International Conference on Quantitative InfraRed Thermography, Bordeaux, France.

Descamps, T., Leoskool, L., VanParys, L., Laplume, D., & Aira, J.-R. (2014). Influence of the joint stiffness in old timber hyperstatic frames. Paper presented at World Conference on Timber Engineering, Quebec, Canada.

Leoskool, L., Descamps, T., VanParys, L., & Rodríguez Trujillo, V. (2014). Cross-laminated timber: towards a consistent structural insulated panel for passive buildings in Belgium. Paper presented at World Conference on Timber Engineering, Quebec, Canada.

Hammou, Y., VanParys, L., Descamps, T., Fihri Fassi, H., & Guerlement, G. (2014). Sauvegarde du patrimoine portugais au Maroc:illustration d'un schéma intégré appliqué à un site UNESCO en Belgique. Paper presented at Congrès de Génie Civil, Ingénierie Structurelle & Environnement - GCISE 2014, Settat, Morocco.

VanParys, L., Demelenne, M., Dagrain, F., Isebaert, A., Descamps, T., Scaillet, J.-C., & Bossiroy, D. (18 June 2014). Durabilité de maçonneries anciennes: vers un outil d'aide à la formulation en conservation-restauration. Paper presented at Table ronde sur les mortiers en Wallonie, Centre des Métiers du Patrimoine, Amay, Belgium.

Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2014). Semaine intense à Mons pour 60 chercheurs actifs en timber engineering. Polytech News 50.

Leoskool, L., & Descamps, T. (2014). Development of a structural insulated panel (SIP) with wood based material. Paper presented at COST Action FP1004 Conference - Experimental Research in Timber, Prague, Czechia. doi:10.13140/2.1.3567.0727

D'Ayala, D., Branco, J., Riggio, M., Harte, A., Kurz, J., & Descamps, T. (2014). Assessment, reinforcement and monitoring of timber structures. Paper presented at 2nd International Conference on Protection of Historical Constructions (PROHITEC'14), Antalya, Turkey.

Descamps, T. (05 May 2014). Assessment, reinforcement and monitoring of timber structures: scientific program for STSMs. Concluded and on-going missions. Part II. Paper presented at Workshop Workshop on timber carpentry connections, Antalya, Turkey.

Descamps, T., VanParys, L., Carpentier, O., & Antczak, E. (2014). Évaluation visuelle des propriétés mécaniques d'anciennes poutres en bois: un outil au service de l'étude des charpentes anciennes. Lettre du Patrimoine.

Descamps, T. (2014). Flambement par bifurcation de l'état d'équilibre.

Descamps, T., & Lemlyn, P. (28 March 2014). Pathologies des charpentes en bois : Méthodologie d'investigations et d'interventions. Paper presented at Journée d'études FABI - IPW: Charpentes historiques en bois de la construction à la restauration, Beez, Belgium.

D'Alaya, D., Descamps, T., Riggio, M., Harte, A., & Kurz, J. (25 March 2014). Assessment, reinforcement and monitoring of timber elements: COST Action FP1101 - Activities report. Poster session presented at APC conference, Belgrade, Serbia.

Delehouzée, L., Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (19 March 2014). Quand les archéologues s'allient aux ingénieurs... quelques études à la Cathédrale UNESCO de Tournai. Paper presented at Cycle de conférences ARKEO 2014, Mons, Belgium.

Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (18 February 2014). Assessment and reinforcement of timber elements: report about the teaching experience in Belgium. Paper presented at International Workshop on Assessment, Reinforcement and Monitoring of Timber Structures, University College of London, London, United Kingdom.

Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (18 February 2014). Assessment and reinforcement of timber elements: report about the teaching experience in Belgium. Paper presented at Assessment, Reinforcement and Monitoring of Timber Structures - MC and WG1 Workshop, University College of London, United Kingdom.

Descamps, T. (18 February 2014). Assessment, reinforcement and monitoring of timber structures: scientific program for STSMS. Concluded and on-going missions. Part I. Paper presented at International Workshop on Assessment, Reinforcement and Monitoring of Timber Structures, University College of London, London, United Kingdom.

VanParys, L., Descamps, T., & Laplume, D. (14 February 2014). La théorie de Darwin, une alliée dans la restauration durable des maçonneries. Lettre du Patrimoine, 33 (1), 3.

De Wilde, P., Descamps, T., Nissen Dehaye, D., Plunus, G., & Queeckers, A. (2014). Evaluation du cursus « Construction » RAPPORT FINAL DE SYNTHÈSE Haute Ecole de la Communauté française du Luxembourg Robert Schuman (HERS). AEQES.

De Wilde, P., Collin, J. P., Courard, L., Descamps, T., Grouy, D., & Plunus, G. (2014). Evaluation du cursus « Construction ». RAPPORT FINAL DE SYNTHÈSE Haute Ecole Louvain en Hainaut (HELHa). AEQES.

De Wilde, P., Descamps, T., Echard, P., & Queeckers, A. (2014). Evaluation du cursus « Construction » Rapport final de synthèse. Ecole de promotion sociale Saint-Luc (EPS St-Luc) Institut technique supérieur Cardinal Mercier (ITSCM).

De Wilde, P., Courard, L., Descamps, T., Echard, P., & Grouy, D. (2014). Evaluation du cursus « Construction » RAPPORT FINAL DE SYNTHÈSE Institut d'enseignement de promotion sociale de la Communauté française de Dour (IEPSCF Dour). AEQES.

VanParys, L., Isebaert, A., Descamps, T., Laplume, D., Cnudde, V., & Baele, J.-M. (2014). Durability in masonry conservation: development of an integrated workflow dedicated to material compatibility management.

VanParys, L., Descamps, T., Bultot, E., Degée, H., & Kouroussis, G. (2014). Masonry buildings under seism: managing critical weaknesses in relationship with to out-of-plane resistance.

De Wilde, P., Collin, J. P., Courard, L., Descamps, T., Echard, P., Froment, B., Grouy, D., Nissen Dehaye, D., Plunus, G., Proces, M., & Queeckers, A. (2014). Évaluation du cursus CONSTRUCTION en Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles ANALYSE TRANSVERSALE - Rapport de l'agence pour l'évaluation de la qualité de l'enseignement supérieur.

Descamps, T. (2014). COST FP1101 - Création d'un serveur FTP.

Descamps, T. (2014). COST FP1101 - Site internet: www.costfp1101.eu.

VanParys, L., Descamps, T., & Lamblin, D. (2013). Assessment based on simulations:the case of the UNESCO cathedral in Tournai (BE).

VanParys, L., Descamps, T., Leoskool, L., Isebaert, A., & Dagrain, F. (2013). Heritage masonry preservation:opening strategic opportunities based on quantitative scratching.

Delbrayere, L., VanParys, L., Dagrain, F., & Descamps, T. (12 December 2013). Translational versus rotational quantitative scratching towards an efficient quality assessment in manufactured timber products. Poster session presented at Training School on assessment and reinforcement of timber elements, Mons, Belgium.

Descamps, T. (09 December 2013). Thierry Descamps, 'Old carpentry connections', Workshop on Assessment and reinforcement of timber elements, UMONS, Décembre 2013. Paper presented at Workshop on Assessment and Reinforcment of Timber Elements, UMONS, Faculté Polytechnique, Belgium.

VanParys, L., Dagrain, F., & Descamps, T. (2013). Quantitative scratching for local characterization of materials: from oil prospecting to quality assessment in low-carbon products.

NOEL, J., & Descamps, T. (03 September 2013). Shear design of notched wood elements. Paper presented at Worshop on reinforcement of timber elements, WG2 COST FP1101 - 2nd International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures (SHATIS'13), Trento, Italy.

Noël, J., Aira, J.-R., & Descamps, T. (03 September 2013). Shear design of notched wood elements. Paper presented at SHATIS. 2nd International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures, Trento, Italy.

Hammou, Y., Fihri Fassi, H., VanParys, L., Bidecq, M., Descamps, T., Tironi, S., & Lamant, N. (2013). Study of mechanical compatibility at the mortar-block interface in a heritage building. Paper presented at 21ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Bordeaux, France.

Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (20 June 2013). Assessment, reinforcement and monitoring of timber elements: proposition for a training school about a sate of the art on assessment and reinforcement. Paper presented at Assessment, Reinforcement and Monitoring of Timber Structures - MC and WG2 Workshops, Centre of Excellence in Telč, Czechia.

Descamps, T., Noël, J., Domede, N., VanParys, L., Lamant, N., & Tironi, S. (26 March 2013). Tensile weaknesses replication in soil-structure interaction problems. Paper presented at SIMULIA Academic Seminar 2013, Mons, Belgium.

Demelenne, M., Scaillet, J.-C., Bossiroy, D., Hayen, R., VanParys, L., Descamps, T., Noël, J., Sens, A., & Delaunois, F. (12 March 2013). Experimenting a medieval kiln for outlining specificities in the properties of ancient limes. Poster session presented at Matinée des chercheurs ( MDC'2013), Mons, Belgium.

Leoskool, L., & Descamps, T. (12 March 2013). Development of a structural insulated panel based on cross-laminated timber. Poster session presented at Matinée des Chercheurs 2013, Mons, Belgium.

Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2013). Le choeur de Notre-Dame: prouesse, tourments et défi structurel à l'aube du 21e siècle. In Le pendule de Foucault et la cathédrale Notre-Dame de Tournai (pp. 114-125). SPW - UMONS.

Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2013). La cathédrale romane revient à la vie: l'ingénierie technique au service de la restauration. In Le pendule de Foucault et la cathédrale Notre-Dame de Tournai (pp. 99-113). SPW - UMONS.

Quinn, N., & Descamps, T. (2013). Analysis and strengthening of Peruvian mortice and tenon connections.

Descamps, T., & Noël, J. (2012). Techniques d'auscultations et de restaurations d'éléments en bois.

Descamps, T., & Noël, J. (2012). Techniques d'auscultations et de restaurations d'éléments en bois.

Descamps, T. (19 October 2012). Influence of the connection stiffness on the mechanical behavior of old timber frames. Paper presented at Workshop 'Assessment of timber', COST FP1101, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland.

VanParys, L., Descamps, T., Noël, J., Bultot, E., & Datoussaïd, S. (2012). Network analysis of Masonry: Indicator Computations for Detecting Soil Defect Impact. Paper presented at 11th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Datoussaïd, S., Noël, J., & Descamps, T. (15 July 2012). Multicriteria Optimal Design of Multibody Systems by Using Evolutionary Strategies. Paper presented at 8th European Solid Mechanics Conference, Graz, Austria.

Bultot, E., VanParys, L., Descamps, T., & Kouroussis, G. (2012). Out-of-plane behaviour of unreinforced masonry walls under seismic effect: towards an analytical study. NED University Journal of Research.
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Descamps, T. (2012). Greffes sur les charpentes médiévales du chateau-fort d'Ecaussines. Polytech News 47.

Descamps, T., & Leoskool, L. (10 May 2012). Techniques de renforcement d'assemblages en bois. Paper presented at Journée Innovation et R&D: perspectives pour la filière bois, Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis, Ecole Nationale Supérieur d'ingénieurs en Informatique Automatique Mécanique Energétique et Electronique (ENSIAME), France.

Leoskool, L., VanParys, L., Descamps, T., Rouge, S., & Renoirt, J.-M. (2012). Efficient prescription of mortars for durable masonry restorations: experimental study comparing the MAR with granular-based calculations. Paper presented at 9th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Brussels, Belgium.

VanParys, L., Dubuisson, T., Descamps, T., & Datoussaïd, S. (2012). Detecting and quantifying the impact of soil defects in masonry systems: challenges and recourse to a Distributed Network Analysis method. Paper presented at 9th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (NCTAM2012), Brussels, Belgium.

Descamps, T. (2012). Auscultation et ingénierie des structures en bois.

Descamps, T. (2012). Technologie et dimensionnement des structures en bois - Volume II: Systèmes porteurs et restauration d'éléments en bois.

Descamps, T., VanParys, L., Noël, J., & Dagrain, F. (01 May 2011). Engineering and patrimonial buildings: example of a rewarding interdisciplinary work. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 5 (3), 315-333.
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Descamps, T. (30 March 2011). Caractérisation du comportement limite d'assemblages traditionnels en bois fonctionnant exclusivement par contact et frottement. Poster session presented at 6ème édition de la Matinée des Chercheurs (MDC 2011), Mons, Belgium.

Descamps, T., VanParys, L., & Datoussaïd, S. (01 January 2011). Development of a Specific Finite Element for Timber Joint Modeling. International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics, 12 (1), 1-13.
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Dagrain, F., Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2010). Etudes préalables dans le cadre de la restauration et réhabilitation d'ouvrages patrimoniaux.

Dagrain, F., & Descamps, T. (2010). Less-destructive testing of masonry materials : a comparison between scratching and drilling approaches. Paper presented at 8th international masonry Conference, Dresden, Germany.

Léoskool, L., Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2009). Etude du comportement d'une lisse basse dans un bâtiment multi étages.

Descamps, T., & Datoussaïd, S. (2009). 3D FEM modeling of slender laterally loaded timber fasteners. Paper presented at 12th International Conference on Fracture, Ottawa, Canada.

Descamps, T., & Lemlyn, P. (2009). Effects of the rotational, axial and transversal stiffness of the joints on the static response of old timber framings. Paper presented at Conference on the protection of historical buildings, Rome, Italy.

Noël, J., Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2009). An automatic tool for the modelling of discrete cracking phenomena in masonry structures: Case study on the Magdalene church in Tournai. Paper presented at 8th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Descamps, T., & Guerlement, G. (2009). Component method for the assessment of the axial, shear and rotational stiffness of connections in old timber frames. Paper presented at 9ème Congrès National de Mécanique, Marrakech, Morocco.

Descamps, T., & Noël, J. (2009). Semi-rigid analysis of old timber frames: Definition of equivalent springs for joints modeling. Enhancement of the method, numerical and experimental validation. International Review of Mechanical Engineering.
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Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (01 March 2009). Semi-rigid study of joints with dowel type fasteners: Numerical definition of a specific finite element and experimental validation. International Review on Modelling and Simulations, 2, 78-87.
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Descamps, T. (2009). Technologie et dimensionnement des structures en bois: notes révisées et complétées.

VanParys, L., Descamps, T., Lamblin, D., & Guerlement, G. (01 December 2008). The recourse to evolutionary strategies for the limit calculation of voussoir arches involved in heritage buildings. Foundations of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 12, 73-86.
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Descamps, T. (2008). Development of an advanced tool for the study of industrial timber frames. Paper presented at JMS2008, Université Hassan 1er, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Settat, Morocco.

Noël, J., & Descamps, T. (2008). An automatic tool for modelling discrete cracking phenomena in masonry structures : Case study on a Belgian cultual building. Paper presented at Journée de Mécanique des Structures, JMS08, Settat, Morocco.

Dagrain, F., Descamps, T., & Scaillet, J. C. (2008). The scratching test, an alternative technique for determining strength properties of historical mortars. Paper presented at Historical Mortars Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

Demelenne, M., Scaillet, J. C., Dagrain, F., & Descamps, T. (2008). Project for research on historical and contemporary lime based mortars in the Walloon region (Belgium). Paper presented at Historical Mortars Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

Dagrain, F., Descamps, T., & Scaillet, J.-C. (2008). The scratching test, an alternative technique for determining strength properties of historical mortars. Paper presented at 1st Historical Mortars Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

Demelenne, M., Scaillet, J.-C., Dagrain, F., & Descamps, T. (2008). Project for research on historical and contemporary lime based mortars in the Walloon region (Belgium). Paper presented at 1st Historical Mortars Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

Descamps, T., VanParys, L., & Van Royen, S. (2008). Embedding strength of nailed connections. Paper presented at 10th World Conference on Timber Engineering, Miyasaki, Japan.

Descamps, T., VanParys, L., & Datoussaïd, S. (2008). Finite semi-rigid study of light timber nailed structures. Paper presented at 10th World Conference on Timber Engineering, Miyasaki, Japan.

VanParys, L., Descamps, T., Datoussaïd, S., & Guerlement, G. (2008). Limit load analysis of voussoir arches in heritage buildings. Paper presented at 2nd Euro Mediterranean in Advances on Geomaterials and Structures, Hammamet, Tunisia.

Descamps, T., El Maskaoui, Z., Datoussaïd, S., & Guerlement, G. (2008). Industrial optimal design of steel frameworks with stochastic algorithm. Paper presented at 2nd Euro Mediterranean in Advances on Geomaterials and Structures, Hammamet, Tunisia.

Descamps, T., VanParys, L., & Datoussaïd, S. (2007). NDT of timber: Development of a test device based on the DCP principle. Paper presented at 15th International Symposium on NDT of Wood Duluth, MN - Minnesota, United States.

Descamps, T., Datoussaïd, S., & Guerlement, G. (2007). Urban damages due to the vibration propagation in the ground : a case of study. Paper presented at International Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures, Porto, Portugal.

VanParys, L., Descamps, T., & Datoussaïd, S. (2007). Stratégies évolutionnaires appliquées à l'analyse limite des arcs en maçonnerie. Paper presented at 18ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Grenoble, France.

Datoussaïd, S., Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2007). Contribution à l'étude de plaques perforées en régime élasto-plastique. Paper presented at 18ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Grenoble, France.

Descamps, T., Datoussaïd, S., & VanParys, L. (2007). Développement d'un élément fini semi-rigide pour l'étude des structures planes en bois. Paper presented at 18ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, Grenoble, France.

Descamps, T., Datoussaïd, S., & Guerlement, G. (2007). Prédiction de la réponse sismique de structures patrimoniales en bois. Paper presented at 8ème Congrès Marocain de Mécanique, El Jadida, Morocco.

VanParys, L., Dagrain, F., Descamps, T., & Coudyzer, C. (2006). Scratching test for compressive strength determination: method and preliminary results on historical mortars. Paper presented at 7th International Masonry Conference 2006, One Great George Street, London, United Kingdom.

Datoussaïd, S., Descamps, T., & Guerlement, G. (01 September 2006). Applications of evolutionary strategies to optimal design of mechanical systems. Foundations of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 7, 35-51.

Descamps, T., Datoussaïd, S., & VanParys, L. (2006). Discrete minimum weight design of timber frames according to Eurocode 5. Paper presented at 7th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Mons, Belgium.

VanParys, L., Lamblin, D., & Descamps, T. (2006). Limit analysis of masonry arches compared with numerical and experimental approaches. Paper presented at 7th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Mons, Belgium.

Lamblin, D., VanParys, L., & Descamps, T. (01 January 2006). Numerical and experimental approaches of arches affected by horizontal springing displacements. Foundations of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 7, 201-213.
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Descamps, T., & Lambion, J. (2006). Old carpentry joints: case study on the framings of the Cathedral of Tournai. Paper presented at 7th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Mons, Belgium.

Datoussaïd, S., VanParys, L., Lamblin, D., & Descamps, T. (01 January 2006). Structural behaviour of the flying-buttresses of the O-L Cathedral of Tournai. Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 6 (3), 191-198.
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Descamps, T., VanParys, L., & Lambion, J. (2006). Impact test on timber: estimation of the mechanicals properties - determination of the compressive strength. Paper presented at 7th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Mons, Belgium.

VanParys, L., Lamblin, D., Guerlement, G., & Descamps, T. (01 January 2006). Damage in patrimonial masonry structures: the case of O-L Cathedral in Tournai. Solid Mechanics and its Applications, 135, 209-216.
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Descamps, T., Lambion, J., & Laplume, D. (2006). Timber structure : rotational stiffness or carpentry joints. Paper presented at 9th World Conference on Timber Engineering, Portland, United States - Oregon.

Descamps, T., Datoussaïd, S., & VanParys, L. (2006). Discrete minimum weight design under static and dynamic constraints. Paper presented at 9th World Conference on Timber Engineering, Portland, United States - Oregon.

Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2005). Quatre étudiants ingénieurs architectes se distingent au 'Prix Acier Etudiant 2005'. Polytech News 31.

VanParys, L., Lamblin, D., Guerlement, G., Datoussaïd, S., & Descamps, T. (2005). Optimisation d'une prothèse trapézo-métacarpienne en relation avec le phénomène de remodelage osseux. Paper presented at XVIIè Congrès Français de Mécanique, Troyes, France.

Datoussaïd, S., Descamps, T., VanParys, L., & Guerlement, G. (2005). Discrete minimum weight design under static and dynamic constraints. Paper presented at XVIIè Congrès Français de Mécanique, Troyes, France.

Datoussaïd, S., VanParys, L., Lamblin, D., & Descamps, T. (2005). Structural behaviour of the flying-butresses of the OL-Cathedral of Tournai (Belgium). Paper presented at Australian Structural Engineering Conference, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

Laplume, D., & Descamps, T. (2005). Computation of the yield surface of dowelled timber joints by using a feasible direction method. Paper presented at International Conference on Computatioinal Plasticity, Barcelone, Spain.

VanParys, L., Dagrain, F., Coudyzer, C., & Descamps, T. (2005). The scratching test for on-site determination of historical mortars: method and preliminary results. Paper presented at 1st International Symposim on Mortars Technology, Florianopolis, Brazil.

Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2005). Concours Jeunes Bâtisseurs : 800 fois son poids propre, qui dit mieux ? Polytech News 30.

Descamps, T., Lamblin, D., VanParys, L., & Datoussaïd, S. (2005). The restoration of the framings of the Cathedral of Tournai. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Heritage of Technology, Gdansk, Poland.

VanParys, L., Lamblin, D., Guerlement, G., & Descamps, T. (2005). Damage in patrimonial masonry structures: the case of O-L Cathedral in Tournai. Paper presented at Symposium Multiscale modeling of damage and fracture processes in composite materials Kazimierz, Dolny, Poland.

Descamps, T., Guerlement, G., VanParys, L., & Datoussaïd, S. (2005). Engineering and heritage preservation: development of a new technic for the protection of historical timber structure. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Heritage of Technology, Gdansk, Poland.

Descamps, T., & Laplume, D. (2005). Computation of the yield surface of dowelled timber joints by a feasible direction method. Paper presented at 8th International Conference on Computational Plasticity, Barcelona, Spain.

Descamps, T., VanParys, L., & Datoussaïd, S. (2005). Impact test to predict wood properties. Paper presented at 14th International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing of Wood, Hannover, Germany.

Lamblin, D., Delehouzée, L., VanParys, L., Descamps, T., & Nicaise, M. (2005). The gothic choir of the N-D Cathefral of Tournai : structural behaviour of the flying buttresses. Paper presented at 10th Canadian Masonry Symposium Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

Descamps, T., Lamblin, D., & VanParys, L. (2004). La cathédrale de Tournai vue par les ingénieurs.

VanParys, L., Lamblin, D., Guerlement, G., Datoussaïd, S., & Descamps, T. (2004). The behaviour of the gothic foundation of the OL-Cathedral of Tournai. Paper presented at 13th International Brick/Block Masonry Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Lamblin, D., Datoussaïd, S., Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2003). Etude préliminaire de stabilité pour la charpente en béton armé de la nef romane de la cathédrale de Tournai.

Descamps, T., & VanParys, L. (2003). The bridge on the invisible River Kwaï ... la pédagogie par le projet sans séances de projet. Polytech News 24.

Datoussaïd, S., Guerlement, G., Laplume, D., & Descamps, T. (2003). Measurement of the effective stiffness of base plate column connection in piping industry. Paper presented at 15th International Conference on Computer Methods in Mechanics, .

Datoussaïd, S., Descamps, T., Guerlement, G., & Laplume, D. (2003). Measurement of the effective stiffness of base plate column connection in piping industry. Paper presented at 15th International Conference on Computer Methods in Mechanics, .

Descamps, T. (2003). Technologie et dimensionnement des structures en bois.

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