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Professor Yan Zhuge

Professor Yan Zhuge
Name Yan Zhuge
Position Adjunct Professor
Section School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Phone +61 7 3470 4711
Extension 4711
Email
Qualifications PhD QUT

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090599 )
  • Materials Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 091299 )
  • Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 400599 )
  • Materials Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 401699 )

Research interests
Concrete materials

Fibre composite structures

FRP retrofitting of masonry structures

Numerical modelling (Using Finite element and Discrete element) of masonry structures

Permeable pavement system

Industry affiliations
Queensland Executive Committee member, Concrete Institute of Australia

Member, Institution of Engineers, Australia

Member, Australasian Earthquake Engineering Society (National Executive Committee member, 2002-2004)

Member, Australasian Engineering Education Association

USQ Research affiliations

  • Computational Engineering and Science Research Centre (CESRC)

Currently teaching courses/programs
CIV 2503, Structural Design I

CIV 4508, Structural Design II

CIV 1501, Statics

MEC 2402, Stress Analysis

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
16 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
3 Years

Research most recent
Awad, Z., Aravinthan, T., Zhuge, Y. and Manalo, A. (2013) “Geometry and restraint effects on the bending behaviour of the glass fibre reinforced polymer sandwich slabs under point load”, Journal of Materials and Design, 45, 125-134.

Zhuge, Y. (2013) “A review of aerogels and their application as a multi-functional building material”, Journal of Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 253-255, 564-567.

.Zhuge, Y., Mills, J. and Ma, X. (2012) “Modelling of steel lattice tower angle legs reinforced for increased load capacity”, Engineering Structures, 43, 160-168.


Research most notable
Zhuge, Y., Mills, J. and Ma, X. (2012) “Modelling of steel lattice tower angle legs reinforced for increased load capacity”, Engineering Structures, 43, 160-168.

Mills, J., Ma, X. and Zhuge, Y. (2012) “Experimental study on multi-panel retrofitted steel transmission towers”, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 78, 58-67.

Awad, Z., Aravinthan, T., and Zhuge, Y. (2012). “Investigation of the free vibration behaviour of an innovative GFRP sandwich floor panel”, Journal of Construction and Building Materials, 37, 209-219.

Awad, Z., Aravinthan, T., and Zhuge, Y. (2012) “Experimental and numerical analysis of an innovative GFRP sandwich floor panel under point load Engineering Structures”, Engineering Structures, 41, 126-135.

Fajrin, J., Zhuge, Y., Bullen, F. and Wang, H. (2011). “Flexural strength of sandwich panel with lignocellulosic composites intermediate layer – a statistic approach”, International Journal of Protective Structures, Vol. 2, No. 4, 453-464.

Lian,C., Zhuge, Y. and Beecham, S. (2011). “Numerical simulation of the mechanical behaviour of porous concrete”, Engineering Computations: international journal for computer-aided engineering and software, Vol.28, issue 8, 984 - 1002.

Lian, C., Zhuge, Y. and Beecham, S. (2011). “The relationship between porosity and strength for porous concrete”, Journal of Construction and Building materials, Vol. 25, Issue 11, Nov. 4294-4298.

Zhuge, Y (2010). “Retrofitted URM walls under in-plane shear - review and assessment of available models”, Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Vol, 14, No. 6, 743-753.

Lian, C. and Zhuge, Y. (2010). “Optimum mix design of enhanced permeable concrete - an experimental investigation”, Journal of Construction and Building materials, Vol. 24, No. 12, p.2664–2671.

Pham, M. Mills, J. E. and Zhuge, Y. (2006). "Experimental Capacity Assessment of Cold-Formed Boxed Stud and C Stud Wall Systems used in Australian Residential Construction". Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 132, No.4, 631-635.

Zhuge, Y., Hunt, S. and Jin, F. (2004). "The Prediction of Damage to Masonry houses Caused by Foundation Movements". Advances in Structural Engineering, an International Journal, Vol. 7, No.1, 81-93.

Zhuge, Y. and Hunt, S. (2003). "Numerical simulation of Masonry Shear Panels with Distinct Element Approach". Structural engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp477-493. ISBN: 1225-4568.

Zhuge, Y., Thambiratnam, D. P. and Corderoy, J. (1998). "Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Unreinforced Masonry". Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 124, No.3, March, pp.270-277. ISBN: 0733-9445.


Publications in ePrints

Mohammed, Ali A. and Manalo, Allan C. and Maranan, Ginghis B. and Muttashar, Majid and Zhuge, Yan and Vijay, P. V. and Pettigrew, John (2020) Effectiveness of a novel composite jacket in repairing damaged reinforced concrete structures subject to flexural loads. Composite Structures, 233:111634. pp. 1-15. ISSN 0263-8223

Mohammed, Ali A. and Manalo, Allan C. and Ferdous, WahidORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4473-4722 and Zhuge, Yan and Vijay, P.V. and Pettigrew, John (2020) Experimental and numerical evaluations on the behaviour of structures repaired using prefabricated FRP composites jacket. Engineering Structures, 210:110358. pp. 1-10. ISSN 0141-0296

Ferdous, Wahid ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4473-4722 and Manalo, Allan and Wong, Hong S. and Abousnina, Rajab and Alajarmeh, Omar S. and Zhuge, Yan and Schubel, Peter (2020) Optimal design for epoxy polymer concrete based on mechanical properties and durability aspects. Construction and Building Materials, 232 (Article 117229). ISSN 0950-0618

Mohammed, Ali A. and Manalo, Allan C. and Ferdous, WahidORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4473-4722 and Zhuge, Yan and Vijay, P. V. and Alkinani, Ashraf Q. and Fam, Amir (2020) State-of-the-art of prefabricated FRP composite jackets for structural repair. Engineering Science and Technology, 23 (5). pp. 1244-1258. ISSN 2215-0986

Mohammed, Ali A. and Manalo, Allan C. and Maranan, Ginghis B. and Zhuge, Yan and Vijay, P. V. and Pettigrew, John (2019) Behavior of damaged concrete columns repaired with novel FRP jacket. Journal of Composites for Construction, 23 (3 - Article 04019013). ISSN 1090-0268

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