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Journal Publications

Zhang C., Liu Z. and Deng P. 2016. Atomistic-Scale Investigation of Effective Stress Principle of Saturated Porous Materials by Molecular Dynamics, Geophysical Review Letters, accepted.

Bao T., Swartz A., Vitton S., Sun Y., and Liu Z. 2016. Critical Insights for Advanced Bridge Scour Detection Using the Natural Frequency. Journal of Sound and Vibration, accepted.

Zhang B., Cui S., Liu Z., and Feng F. 2015. Experimental Investigation on Bearing Characteristics of Composite Foundation Formed by Cement Fly-ash Steel-Slag Pile. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol 45, I. 3.

Bao T. and Liu Z. 2016. Bridge Scour Detection Using the Natural Frequency: A Review. Structural Control and Health Monitoring, in press.

Zhang C., Deng P., and Liu Z. 2015. Contact Angle of Soil Minerals: A Molecular Study. Computer and Geotechnics, Vol. 75, p.48-56.

Liu Z. and Yu X. 2014. Numerical Simulations of Gas Hydrates Dissociation in Porous Media: An Integrative Review of Mathematical Models, Reviews of Geophysics, under review.

Liu Z. and Yu X. 2014. Predicting the Phase Composition Curve in Frozen Soils using Index Properties: A Physico-Empirical Approach, Cold Regions Science and Technology, Vol. 108, p. 10-17.

Liu Z., Yu X, Wan L., and Sun Y. 2014. Capillary Rise Method for the Measurement of the Contact Angle of Soils, Acta Geotechnica, 2014, p. 1-15.

Liu Z. and Yu X. 2013. Physically-Based Equation for the Phase Composition Curve of Frozen Soils, Journal of Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2349, p. 93-99.

Liu Z., Yu X., and Wan L. 2013. Influence of Contact Angle on Soil Water Characteristic Curve with a Modified Capillary Rise Method, Journal of Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2349, p. 32-40.

Sun Y., Yu X., Liu Z., Liu Y., and Tao J. 2012. Advanced Ultrasonic Technology for Freezing Damage Prevention of Concrete, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Vol. 6, I. 2, p. 86-92.

Liu Z. and Yu X. 2013. Chemico-Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Analyses of the Dissociation of Methane Hydrates: Safety of Gas-Bearing Sediments, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Vol. 31, I. 6, p. 1681-1691.

Liu Z., Yu X., Tao J., Sun Y., and Gao Q. 2013. Thermally Induced Water Flux in Soils, Journal of Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2349, p. 63-71.

Sun Y., Yuen C., Yu X., Liu Z., Liu Y., and Tao J. 2013. Advanced Ultrasonic Technology for Air Void Distribution in Concrete, Materials Evaluation, ASNT, Vol. 71, I. 3, p. 359-368.

Liu Z. and Yu X. 2013. Multiscale Chemo-Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Modeling of Early Stage Cement Hydration and Shrinkage, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 25, I. 9, p. 1239-1247.

Liu Z., Yu X., Sun Y., and Zhang B. 2013. Formulation and Characterization of Freezing Saturated Soils, Journal of Cold Regions Engineering, Vol. 27, I. 2, p. 94-107.

Liu Z., Yu X., Tao J., and Sun Y. 2012. Multiphysics Extension to Physical Based Analyses of Pipes with Emphasis on Frost Actions, Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A, Vol. 13, I. 11, p. 877-887.

Liu Z., Sun Y., and Yu X. 2012. Theoretical Basis for Modeling Porous Geomaterials under Frost Actions: A Review, Soil Science Society of America Journal, Vol. 76, I. 2, p. 313-330.

Liu Z., Zhang B., Yu X., Zhang B., and Tao J. 2012. A New Measurement Method for Soil Water Characteristic Curve Based on Similarities between Soil Freezing and Drying, Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 35, I. 1, p. 2-10.

Liu Z., Yu X., Yu X. and Gonzalez J. 2012. Time Domain Reflectometry Sensor-Assisted Freeze Thaw Analysis in Geomaterials, Cold Regions Science and Technology, Vol. 71, p. 84-89.

Liu Z., Yu X., and Sun Y. 2011. A Blueprint for Introducing Water Characteristic into Early-Stage Cement Hydration, Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine, Vol. 4, I. 1, p. 67-70.

Liu Z. and Yu X. 2011. Coupled Hydro-Thermo-Mechanical Modelling of Pavement under Frost Action, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, tentatively accepted pending revision.

Liu Z. and Yu X. 2011. Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Model for Porous Materials under Frost Action: Theory and Implementation, ACTA Geotechnica, Vol. 6, I. 2, p. 51-65.

Dai Q., Yu X., Ng K., and Liu Z. 2011. Development of Micromechanics Models and Innovative Sensor Technologies to Evaluate Internal-Frost Damage of Concrete, Journal of Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2240, p. 50-58.

Liu Z., Yu X., Gonzalez J., and Yu X. 2011. Innovative Sensor and Analyses for Investigating the Effects of Freeze-Thaw on Soils, Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 255-260, p. 4251-4255.

Liu Z., Zhang B., and Yu X. 2011. Multiphysics for Early Stage Cement Hydration: Theoretical Framework, Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 255-260, p. 4247-4250.

Li Y., Gong X., Jiao D., and Liu Z. 2009. Experimental Study on Two-Dimensional Electro-Osmotic Consolidation of Soft Clay, Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 28, I. 2, p. 4034-4039.

 

 

Selected Conference Publications

Bao T. and Liu Z. 2015. Large-Scale Thermo-Hydrodynamic Modeling of Flooded Underground Mine for Geothermal Applications. GeoChicago 2016.

Zhang C., Vitton, S., and Liu Z. 2015. Feasibility Analysis of the External Electric Anode Method for Reducing Lightning Hazards. GeoChicago 2016.

Bao T., Liu Z., and Bird K. 2015. 2015. Influence of Soil-Pier Interaction on Natural Frequency-Based Bridge Scour Detection, 95th Transportation Research Board, January, 2016, Washington DC.

Sun Y. and Liu Z. 2015. Human-centric LED lighting system using ubiquitous physiological measurement, 35th ASME Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Boston, MA, Aug., 2015.

Bao T., Swartz R., Vitton S., Sun Y., and Liu Z. 2014. Rethinking Bridge Scour Detection Using the Natural Frequency: Numerical Insights, 94th Transportation Research Board, January, 2015, Washington DC.

Zhang C., Deng P., Pei S., and Liu Z. 2014. A Fiber-Based Model for Seismic Performance of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Piers with Reinforcing Bar Corrosion, 94th Transportation Research Board, January, 2015, Washington DC.

Liu Z., Meldrum J. Xue P., and Green C. 2014. Preliminary Studies of the Use of Abandoned Mine Water for Geothermal Applications. ASCE GeoCongress 2015, San Antonio, Texas.

Liu Z. and Yu X. 2012. Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Simulation of Methane Hydrate Dissociation in Porous Media, 17th Annual Great Lakes Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Conference, May, 2012, Cleveland, OH.

Liu Z., Yu X., Tao J., Wu G., and Sun Y. 2011. Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Modeling of Soil Pipe Interactions in Cold Weather Conditions, 91st Transportation Research Board, January, 2012, Washington DC.

Sun Y., Yu X., Liu Z., Liu Y., and Tao J. 2011. Advanced Ultrasonic Technology for Measurement of Pore Size Distribution in Concrete, 91st Transportation Research Board, January, 2012, Washington DC.

Liu Z. and Yu X. 2011. Formulation and Characterization of Freezing Saturated Soils, 91st Transportation Research Board, January, 2012, Washington DC.

Sun Y., Yu X., Berilla J., Liu Z., and Wu G. 2011. A Non-Contact Low-Cost Bioelectrical Measurement Based System for Driver Fatigue Detection, Road Safety and Simulation Conference, Indianapolis.

Liu Z., Zhang B., Yu X., Zhang B., and Tao J. 2011. A New Freezing Method for Soil Water Characteristic Curve Measurement, 90th Transportation Research Board annual conference, January, 2011, Washington DC.

Tao J., Richardson M., Yu X., Zhang B., Sun Y., and Liu Z. 2011. Performance Evaluation of a Wireless Sensor Network Protocol for Structural Health Monitoring, 90th Transportation Research Board annual conference, January, 2011, Washington DC.

Liu Z. and Yu X. 2010. Multiphysical Simulations of The Freezing Effects on Soils, International Workshop on Multiphysics & Multiscale Processes in Geomechanics-Modern Trends in Geomechanics II, Stanford University.

Sun Y., Yu X., Berilla J., and Liu Z. 2010. Development and Evaluation of A Non-contact Electrocardiography Sensor for Driver, Submitted to 5th Driver Assessment Conference, San Diego, USA.

Yu X., Zhang B., Tao J., and Liu Z. 2010. Smart Pavement Sensor Based on Thermoelectricity Power, Proceedings of SPIE The International Society For Optical Engineering. Vol. 7647.

Liu Z. and Yu X. 2010. Coupled Hydro-thermo-mechanical Modeling of Unsaturated Porous Materials, Transportation Research Board 89th Compendium of Papers DVD, Paper #10-0888, 14p.

Liu Z. and Yu X. 2010. Coupled Simulation Model for Ice Migration, Proceedings of Earth and Space 2010: Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments, Symposium 4: Exploration and Utilization of Extraterrestrial Bodies, 8p.

Liu Z. and Yu X. 2010. Multi-physical Simulation of Freezing Unsaturated Soil, GeoFlorida 2010: Advances in Analysis, Modeling & Design, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication, No. 199, p. 157-164.

Zhang B., Liu Y., Liu Z., Zhu X., and Yu X. 2009. The Effects of Nano-Silica Fume on the Microstructure and Performance Properties of Hydration Materials, First International Conference in North America on Nanotechnology in Cement and Concrete. Irvine, CA.