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Researcher: Chan, AHC (Professor Andrew Chan)

Fields of Research

Civil Geotechnical Engineering
Structural Engineering
Earthquake Engineering
Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management
Ocean Engineering
Construction Engineering
Automation and Control Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Engineering
Agricultural Biotechnology Diagnostics (incl. Biosensors)
Geomechanics and Resources Geotechnical Engineering
Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage Engineering
Renewable Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Solar Cells)
Marine Engineering
Heat and Mass Transfer Operations
Petroleum and Reservoir Engineering

Research Objectives

Civil Construction Design
Civil Construction Processes
Cement and Concrete Materials
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Rail Infrastructure and Networks
Metals (e.g. Composites, Coatings, Bonding)
Air Force
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Construction
Energy Systems Analysis
Mining and Extraction of Iron Ores
Natural Hazards in Urban and Industrial Environments
Commercial Energy Conservation and Efficiency
Oil Shale and Tar Sands Mining and Extraction
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Geothermal Energy Extraction

Career Best Publications

Computational Geomechanics with special reference to Earthquake Engineering; John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
Effect of corrosion on ductility of reinforcing bars; Magazine of Concrete Research
Generalized plasticity and the modelling of soil behaviour; International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics
Residual capacity of corroded reinforcing bars; Magazine of Concrete Research
Static and dynamic behaviour of soils: a rational approach to quantitative solutions. I. Fully saturated problems; Royal Society of London. Proceedings. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
The patch test - a condition for assessing FEM convergence; International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering
Unconditionally stable staggered solution procedure for soil-pore fluid interaction problems; International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering

Research Publications

3D integrated numerical model for Fluid-Structures-Seabed Interaction (FSSI): Loosely deposited seabed foundation; Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
A 2-D polygon discrete element method and program for simulating rockfill materials; Yantu Lixue/Rock and Soil Mechanics
A 2D DEM–LBM study on soil behaviour due to locally injected fluid; Particuology
A combined DEM-SBFEM for particle breakage modelling of rock-fill materials; Rock and Soil Mechanics
A combined supporting system based on foamed concrete and U-shaped steel for underground coal mine roadways undergoing large deformations; Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology
A genetic-algorithm-based approach for scheduling the renewal of railway track components; Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Proceedings. Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit
A novel nonlinear solution for the polygon scaled boundary finite element method and its application to geotechnical structures; Computers and Geotechnics
A review of methodologies applied in Australian practice to evaluate long-term coastal adaptation options; Climate Risk Management
A unified finite element solution to static and dynamic problems of geomechanics
Breaking wave-induced response of composite breakwater and liquefaction in seabed foundation; Coastal Engineering
Calibration and validation of a sand model considering the effects of wave-induced principal stress axes rotation; Acta Oceanologica Sinica
Can bottom-up modelling in virtual reality replace conventional structural analysis methods?; Automation in Construction
Can technology improve routine visual bridge inspections?; Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Bridge Engineering
Chaos in the unbalance response of journal bearings; Nonlinear Dynamics
Computational Geomechanics with special reference to Earthquake Engineering; John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
Computational geomechanics: the heritage of Olek Zienkiewicz; International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering
Consolidation and dynamics of 3D unsaturated porous seabed under rigid caisson breakwater loaded by hydrostatic pressure and wave; Science China. Technological Sciences
Deflectometer-based analysis of ballasted railway tracks; Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical Engineering
DEM simulations of undrained triaxial behavior of granular material; Journal of Engineering Mechanics
Effect of corrosion on ductility of reinforcing bars; Magazine of Concrete Research
FEM/DEM modelling of hard body impact on the laminated glass; Applied Mechanics and Materials
Finite element analysis of the effects of radial expansion of corroded reinforcement; Computers and Structures
Finite element modelling of non-structural components mounted on irregular RC buildings; International Conference on Computational Mechanics (CM13)
Finite element simulations of seismic effects on retaining walls with liquefiable backfills; International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics
Free vibration and buckling analysis of plates by the negative stiffness method; Computers and Structures
Fully coupled dynamic analysis of an earth dam; Geotechnique
Generalized plasticity and the modelling of soil behaviour; International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics
Hydraulic fracture and microseismicity in unconventional formations using a coupled stress-fracture-flow model; 36th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium
Impact of reinforcement corrosion on ductile behavior of reinforced concrete beams; ACI Structural Journal
Measurements and simulation of the dynamic responses of a bridge–embankment transition zone below a heavy haul railway line; Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Proceedings. Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit
Modeling the particle breakage by using combined DEM and SBFEM; 7th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods (DEM7 2016)
Numerical modelling of fluid-induced soil erosion in granular filters using a coupled bonded particle lattice Boltzmann method; Computers and Geotechnics
Numerical prediction of the dynamic behaviour of two earth dams in Italy using a fully-coupled non-linear approach; International Journal of Geomechanics
Observations on numerical method dependent solutions of a modified duffing oscillator; Communications in Applied Numerical Methods
Parallelisation of DEM-LBM using domain decomposition; Applied Mechanics and Materials
Reliability evaluation and optimisation of imperfect inspections for a component with multi-defects; Reliability Engineering and System Safety
Residual capacity of corroded reinforcing bars; Magazine of Concrete Research
Response of non-structural components mounted on irregular RC buildings: comparison between FE and EC8 predictions; Earthquakes and Structures
Rotational stiffness of cold-formed steel roof purlin–sheeting connections; Engineering Structures
Seismic response of non-structural components attached to reinforced concrete structures with different eccentricity ratios; Earthquakes and Structures
Simulating the breakage of glass under hard body impact using the combined finite-discrete element method; Computers and Structures
Static and dynamic behaviour of soils: a rational approach to quantitative solutions. I. Fully saturated problems; Royal Society of London. Proceedings. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
The combined scaled boundary finite-discrete element method: Grain breakage modelling in cohesion-less granular media; Computers and Geotechnics
The patch test - a condition for assessing FEM convergence; International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering
Transformation of incremental plasticity relation from defining space to general Cartisian stress space; Communications in Applied Numerical Methods
Unconditionally stable staggered solution procedure for soil-pore fluid interaction problems; International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering
Wave-induced progressive liquefaction in a poro-elastoplastic seabed: a two-layered model; International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics

Research Projects

College of Experts 2017-2019 - Professor Andrew Chan

Research Candidate Supervision