Elias Toubia

Contact Information

  • Email: Elias Toubia
  • Phone: 937-229-3847
  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 422

Elias Toubia

Assistant Professor

  • Full-Time Faculty

Profile

Selected Publications
  • Toubia, E., and S. Emami. Forthcoming. Experimental evaluation of structural steel coating systems. To appear in ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001670, http://ascelibrary.org/journal/jmcee7
  • Marziale, S.A., and E. Toubia. 2015. Analysis of brick veneer on concrete masonry wall subjected to in-plane load. Structures 2: 1-7. http://www.journals.elsevier.com/structures
  • Elmir, C., E. Toubia, and R. Brockman. 2014. Analysis of cylindrical sandwich structures with weak orthotropic core under patch loading. Engineering Structures 80, no. 1 (December): 89-97.
  • Morgan, A., and E. Toubia. 2014. Cone calorimeter and room corner fire testing of balsa wood core/phenolic composite skin sandwich panels. Journal of Fire Sciences 32, no. 4 (July): 328-345.
  • Lintz, J., and E. Toubia. 2013. In-plane loading of brick veneer over wood shear walls. TMS Journal 31, no.1 (December): 15-27, Longmont, Colorado: The Masonry Society.
Selected Conference Papers and Presentations
  • Toubia, E., and S. Emami. 2016. Durability of sandwich composite structures due to freezing and thawing and ice chemicals. CAMX: The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo. http://www.thecamx.org
  • Toubia, E., M. Md. Rahman, and I. Sergeichev. 2016. Effect of core joints on axial fatigue of composite sandwich structures. CAMX: The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo. http://www.thecamx.org/
  • Naji, Behnam, and Elias A. Toubia. 2015. Flexural analysis and composite behavior of precast concrete sandwich panel. fib Symposium, Concrete – Innovation and Design, May 18-20, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Ishtewi, Ahmad M., and Elias A. Toubia. 2015. Shear capacity of fiber-reinforced concrete. fib Symposium, Concrete – Innovation and Design, May 18-20, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Toubia, Elias A., James M. Lintz, and Stephen A. Marziale. 2015. Effect of lateral ties on in-plane coupling of brick veneer on wood frame construction. The 12th North American Masonry Conference, May 17-20, in Denver, Colorado.
  • Toubia, E., C. Elmir, and R. Brockman. 2015. Analysis of cylindrical sandwich structures with weak orthotropic core under patch loading. 18th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS), June, in Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Bednarcyk, B.A., P. Yarrington, C. Lucking, C. Collier, J. Ainsworth, and E. Toubia. 2011. Efficient design and analysis of lightweight reinforced core sandwich and PRSEUS structures. 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. doi: 10.2514/6.2011-1909
Selected Patent
  • Toubia, Elias, and Danny Tilton. 2015. U.S. Patent publication number: US20150020463 A1, Rapid assembly of a modular structure. Contract No. N61331-10-C-0014 awarded by the U.S. Navy related to Advanced Composite Personnel Transport Module, (January 22).

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Dayton
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Dayton
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, The Lebanese University

Courses Taught

  • Mechanics I
  • Mechanics II
  • Civil Engineering Materials
  • Design of Concrete Structures
  • Masonry Design
  • Design of Timber Structures
  • Structural Dynamics

Professional Activities

  • American Society of Engineering Education
  • American Concrete Institute
  • Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
  • The Masonry Society

Research Interests

  • Innovative structural design systems 
  • Structural materials and experimental testing 
  • Behavior of reinforced concrete and masonry structures 
  • Fiber-reinforced concrete