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Instituto Superior Técnico

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DECivil

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Studies on Construction

Email: Anasilva931@msn.com
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Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos | Researcher

PhD in Civil Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, with the thesis entitled "Statistical modelling of service life prediction of façades claddigs”.

Domain of expertise in the field of service life prediction of assemblies, being co-author of a book, a book chapter and 26 scientific articles published in international scientific journals.

Research interests:

  • pathology and rehabilitation of buildings;
  • service life prediction, durability and life cycle of buildings and their components.

ReferenceJournalAUTHOR(S) CERISDATE
Silva, A.F.; Gaspar, P.; de Brito, J. (2013) Probabilistic analysis of the degradation evolution of stone wall cladding directly adhered to the substrate. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 25, n.º 2. pp 227-235. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000588 Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2013
Prieto, A.J.; Silva, A.F.; de Brito, J.; Macías-Bernal, J.M.; Alejandre, F.J. (2017) Multiple linear regression and fuzzy logic models applied to the functional service life prediction of cultural heritage. Journal of Cultural Heritage, 27. pp 20-35. doi: 10.1016/j.culher.2017.03.004 Journal of Cultural Heritage
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2017
Dias, J.L.; Silva, A.F.; Chai, C.; Gaspar, P.L.; de Brito, J. (2014) Neural networks applied to service life prediction of exterior painted surfaces. Building Research & Information, 42, n.º 3. pp 371-380. doi: 10.1080/09613218.2013.819551 Building Research & Information
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2014
Margalha, M.; Silva, A.F.; Veiga, M.; de Brito, J.; Ball, R.; Allen, G. (2013) Microstructural changes of lime putty during ageing. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 25, n.º 10. pp 1524-1532. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000687 Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2013
Galbusera, M.M.; de Brito, J.; Silva, A.F. (2015) Application of the factor method to the prediction of the service life of ceramic external wall claddings. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 29, n.º 3. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000588 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2015
Silva, R.V.; Silva, A.F.; Neves, R.; de Brito, J. (2016) Statistical modeling of carbonation in concrete incorporating recycled aggregates. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 28, n.º 1. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001366 Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
Rui Vasco Pacheco Santos da Silva
Rui Duarte Neves
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2016
Ferreira, C.; Canhoto Neves, L.; Silva, A.F.; de Brito, J. (2018) Stochastic Petri net-based modelling of the durability of renderings. Automation in Construction, 87. pp 96-105. doi: 10.1016/j.autcon.2017.12.007 Automation in Construction
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2018
Ximenes, S.; Silva, A.F.; Soares, A.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2016) Parametric analysis to study the influence of aerogel-based renders’ components on thermal and mechanical performance. Materials, 9, n.º 5. doi: 10.3390/ma9050336 Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2016
Marques, C.; de Brito, J.; Silva, A.F. (2018) Application of the factor method to the service life prediction of ETICS. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 22, n.º 3. pp 204-222. doi: 10.3846/ijspm.2018.1546 International Journal of Strategic Property Management
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2018
Silva, A.F.; Gaspar, P.L.; de Brito, J.; Neves, L.C. (2016) Probabilistic analysis of degradation of façade claddings using Markov chain models. Materials and Structures, 49, n.º 7. pp 2871-2892. doi: 10.1617/s11527-015-0692-5 Materials and Structures
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2016
Silva, A.F.; de Brito, J.; Gaspar, P. (2016) Stochastic approach to the factor method: durability of rendered façades. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 28, n.º 2. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001409 Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2016
Galbusera, M.M.; de Brito, J.; Silva, A.F. (2014) The importance of the quality of sampling in service life prediction. Construction and Building Materials, 66. pp 19-29. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.05.045 Construction and Building Materials
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2014
Silva, A.F.; Gaspar, P.L.; de Brito, J. (2014) Durability of current renderings: A probabilistic analysis. Automation in Construction, 44. pp 92-102. doi: 10.1016/j.autcon.2014.04.002 Automation in Construction
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2014
Ramos, R.; Silva, A.F.; de Brito, J.; Gaspar, P.L. (2018) Methodology for the service life prediction of ceramic claddings in pitched roofs. Construction and Building Materials, 166. pp 386-399. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.01.111 Construction and Building Materials
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2018
Silva, A.F.; Neves, R.; de Brito, J. (2017) Statistical modelling of the influential factors on chloride penetration in concrete. Magazine of Concrete Research, 69, n.º 5. pp 255-270. doi: 10.1680/jmacr.16.00379 Magazine of Concrete Research
Rui Duarte Neves
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2017
Prieto, A.J.; Silva, A.F.; de Brito, J.; Macías-Bernal, J.M.; Alejandre, F.J. (2017) The influence of pathological situations on churches’ functionality: An approach based on historical records. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 11, n.º 4. pp 566-587. doi: 10.1080/15583058.2016.1272011 International Journal of Architectural Heritage
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2017
Silva, A.F.; Dias, J.L.; Gaspar, P.L.; de Brito, J. (2013) Statistical models applied to service life prediction of rendered façades. Automation in Construction, 30. pp 151-160. doi: 10.1016/j.autcon.2012.11.028 Automation in Construction
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2013
Silvestre, J.D.; Silva, A.F.; de Brito, J. (2015) Uncertainty modelling of service life and environmental performance to reduce risk in building design decisions. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 21, n.º 3. pp 308-322. doi: 10.3846/13923730.2014.890649 Journal of Civil Engineering and Management
José Dinis Silvestre
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2015
Silva, A.F.; Neves, L.C.; Gaspar, P.L.; de Brito, J. (2016) Probabilistic transition of condition: render facades. Building Research & Information, 44, n.º 3. pp 301-318. doi: 10.1080/09613218.2015.1023645 Building Research & Information
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2016
Vieira, S.M.; Silva, A.F.; Sousa, J.M.C.; de Brito, J.; Gaspar, P.L. (2015) Modelling the service life of rendered facades using fuzzy systems. Automation in Construction, 51. pp 1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.autcon.2014.12.011 Automation in Construction
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2015
Mousavi, S.H.; Silva, A.F.; de Brito, J.; Ekhlassi, A. (2017) Service life prediction of natural stone claddings with an indirect fastening system. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 31, n.º 4. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0001007 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2017
Prieto, A.J.; Silva, A.F.; de Brito, J.; Macías-Bernal, J.M. (2018) Serviceability of facade claddings. Building Research and Information, 46, n.º 2. pp 179-190. doi: 10.1080/09613218.2016.1264808 Building Research and Information
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2018
Chai, C.; de Brito, J.; Gaspar, P.L.; Silva, A.F. (2015) Statistical modelling of the service life prediction of painted surfaces. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 19, n.º 2. pp 173-185. doi: 10.3846/1648715X.2015.1031853 International Journal of Strategic Property Management
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2015
Chai, C.; de Brito, J.; Gaspar, P.L.; Silva, A.F. (2014) Predicting the service life of exterior wall painting: techno-economic analysis of alternative maintenance strategies. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 140, n.º 3. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000812 Journal of Construction Engineering and Management
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2014
Silva, A.F.; Vieira, S.; de Brito, J.; Gaspar, P. (2016) Fuzzy systems in the service-life prediction of exterior natural stone claddings. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 30, n.º 5. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000860 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2016
Silva, A.F.; Neves, R.; de Brito, J. (2014) Statistical modelling of carbonation in reinforced concrete. Cement and Concrete Composites, 50. pp 73-81. doi: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2013.12.001 Cement and Concrete Composites
Rui Duarte Neves
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2014
Silva, A.F.; de Brito, J.; Gaspar, P.L. (2016) Comparative analysis of service life prediction methods applied to rendered façades. Materials and Structures, 49, n.º 11. pp 4893-4910. doi: 10.1617/s11527-016-0832-6 Materials and Structures
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2016
Prieto, A.; Silva, A.F.; de Brito, J.; Alejandre, F. (2016) Functional and physical service life of natural stone claddings. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 28, n.º 12. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001663 Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2016
Silva, A.F.; Soares, A.; Flores-Colen, I.; de Brito, J. (2016) Mechanical characteristics of lightweight mortars on small-scale samples. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 44, n.º 1. doi: 10.1520/JTE20140535 Journal of Testing and Evaluation
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Inês Flores-Colen
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2016
Emídio, F.; de Brito, J.; Gaspar, P.L.; Silva, A.F. (2014) Application of the factor method to the estimation of the service life of natural stone cladding. Construction and Building Materials, 66. pp 484-493. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.05.073 Construction and Building Materials
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2014
Ximenes, S.; de Brito, J.; Gaspar, P.L.; Silva, A.F. (2015) Modelling the degradation and service life of ETICS in external walls. Materials and Structures, 48, n.º 7. pp 2235-2249. doi: 10.1617/s11527-014-0305-8 Materials and Structures
Pedro Manuel dos Santos Lima Gaspar
Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito
Ana Filipa Ferreira da Silva Cigarro Matos
2015

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