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Qingda Yang

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Qingda Yang

Associate Professor | College of Engineering | Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
Work Phone: (305) 284-3221

Website: Materials Research Group
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Research Interests

Mechanics of Materials, Computational Solid Mechanics, Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites (FRPCs), Ultra-high Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMCs).

HIGHER EDUCATION

    • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michgan, Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. (2000)
    • Zhejiang University, China, M.S. in Solid Mechanics. (1994)
    • Zhejiang University, China, B.S. in Engineering Mechanics. (1991)

EXPERIENCE

    • University of Miami, Associate Professor. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (2012 - Present)
    • US Army Research Laboratory, Zhejiang University, and Beijing University, . (2015)
    • University of Miami, Assistant Professor. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (2006 - 2012)
    • University of Michigan, Post Doctoral Research Fellow. Mechanical Engineering (2000)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Juried or Refereed Journal Articles or Exhibitions

    • Gu, Y., Chen, W., Liu, W., Yang, Q. (2017).A novel augmented finite element method for nonlinear fracture in elastic-plastic bars. Engineering Mechanics.
    • Jung, J., Yang, Q. (2017).A Two-Dimensional Augmented Finite Element for Dynamic Crack Initiation and Propagation. International Journal of Fracture, 41-61.
    • Nojavan, S., Schesser, D., Yang, Q. (2016).A two-dimensional in situ fatigue cohesive zone model for crack propagation in composites under cyclic loading. International Journal of Fatigue, 82, 449-461.
    • Nojavan, S., Schesser, D., Yang, Q. (2016).A Unified Fatigue CZM for Crack Initiation and Propagation in Composites under Cyclic Loads. Composite Structures, in press.
    • Naderi, M., Jung, J., Yang, Q. (2016).Augmented Finite Element Method for Arbitrary Cracking in 3D Solids. International Journal of Fracture, in press.
    • Borstnar, G., Mavrogordato, M., Yang, Q., Sinclair, I., Spearing , S. (2016).Crack path simulation in a particle-toughened interlayer within a polymer composite laminate. Composite Science & Technology, 89-96.
    • Legarth, B., Yang, Q. (2016).Micro-mechanical analyses of debonding and matrix cracking in dual-phase materials. Journal of Applied Mechanics, in press.
    • Xu, Q., Tao, W., Qu, S., Yang, Q. (2015).A cohesive zone model for the elevated temperature interfacial debonding and frictional sliding behavior. Composite Science and Technology, 110, 45-52.
    • Gu, Y., Jung, J., Yang, Q., Ling, D. (2015).A New Stabilizing Method for Numerical Analyses with Severe Local and Global Instability. Journal of Applied Mechanics, 82, 101010-1-12.
    • Liu, W., Schesser, D., yang, Q., Ling, D., Yang, Q. (2015).A Novel Nonlinear Solving Algorithm for Advanced Finite Element Method with Embedded Cohesive Crack. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 139, 78-97.
    • Nian, G., Shan, Y., Xu, Q., al., e., Yang, Q. (2015).Failure analysis of syntactic foams: a computational model with cohesive law and XFEM. Composites Part B, 89, 18-26.
    • Yang, Q., Schesser, D., al, e. (2015).On crack initiation in notched, cross-plied polymer matrix composites. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 78, 314-332.
    • Liu, W., Yang, Q., Mohammadizadeh, S., Su, X. (2014).An Efficient Augmented Finite Element (A-FEM) for Arbitrary Cracking and Crack Interaction in Solids. International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, 99, 438-468.
    • Ling, D., Bu, L., Tu, F., Yang, Q., Cheng, Y. (2014).An enhanced finite element approximation technique and its application in simulation of cohesive crack propagation with adaptive mesh. International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, 99, 487-521.
    • Zhu, Y., Li, B., Yang, Q., Zhou, F. (2014).Effect of Fe- and Si-enriched Secondary Precipitates and Surface Roughness on Pore Formation on Aluminum Plate Surfaces during anodizing. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 23, 3389-3399.
    • Tu, F., Ling, D., Bu, L., Yang, Q. (2014).Generalized bridging domain method for coupling finite elements with discrete elements. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 276, 509-533.
    • Zhang, C., Song, J., Yang, Q. (2014).Periodic buckling patterns of graphene/hexagonal boron nitride heterostructure. Nanotechnology, 25, 445401-10.
    • Fang, K., Zhang, Z., Yang, Q. (2014).Response evaluation of axially loaded grouted drilled shaft. Marine Georesource & Geotechnology, 32, 123-134.
    • Cox, B., Bale, H., Yang, Q. (2014).Stochastic Virtual Test for High Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites. Annual Review of Material Research, 44, 479-529.
    • Giancaspro, J., Millman, L., Goolabsingh, R., MacDonald, K., Yang, Q. (2013).A Novel Bearing Swivel Joint and a Universal Joint for Concrete Pull-Off Testing Using a Material Testing Machine. ASME Journal of Testing & Evaluation, 42, 12-Aug.
    • Liu, W., Yang, Q., Mohammadizadeh, S., Su, X., Ling, D. (2013).An Accurate and Efficient Augmented Finite Element for Arbitrary Crack Interactions. ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 80, 041033-1-041033-12.
    • Schesser, D., Yang, Q., Nanni, A., Giancaspro, J. (2013).Expansive Grout-Based Gripping Systems for Tensile Testing of Large Diameter Composite Bars. ASCE Journal of Civil Materials, 26, 250-258.
    • Yang, Q., Fang, X., Liu, W., Cox, B. (2013).High-Fidelity Analyses of Composites at Various Length Scales with Discrete Damage Representations. Journal of Multifunctional Composites, 1, 14-Jan.
    • Do, B., Liu, W., Yang, Q., Su, X. (2013).Improved Cohesive Stress Integration Schemes for Cohesive Zone Elements. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 107, 14-28.
    • Fang, K., Zhang, Z., Yang, Q. (2012).Termination criteria for jacked precast high-strength prestressed concrete pipe piles. Geotechnical Engineering, 166, 268-279.
    • Fang, X., Yang, Q., Cox, B. (2011).An Augmented Cohesive Zone Element for Arbitrary Crack Coalescence and Bifurcation in Heterogeneous Materials. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 88, 841-861.
    • Qiao, H., Chen, W., Yang, Q. (2011).Augmented cohesive elements for efficient delamination analysis of composite laminates. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 133, 0410101-8.
    • Yang, Q., Cox, B., Fang, X. (2011).Virtual testing for advanced aerospace composites: advances and future needs. Journal of Material Engineering and Technology, 133, 11002-11008.
    • Fang, X., Zhou, Z., Cox, B., Yang, Q. (2011).High-Fidelity Simulations of Multiple Fracture Processes in Laminated Composites in Tension. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 59, 1355-1373.
    • Ling, D. S., Fang, X. J., Yang, Q., Cox, B. N. (2011).Nonlinear fracture analysis of delamination crack jumps in laminated composites. Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 24, 181-188.
    • Qiao, H., Yang, Q., Chen, W., Zhang, C. (2011).Implementation of the Arlequin method into ABAQUS: Basic formulation and applications. Advances in Engineering Software, 42, 197-207.
    • Flores, S., Evans, A. G., Zok, F., Cox, B., Marshall, D., Sudre, O., Yang, Q. (2010).A computational tool for design and analysis of 3D ceramics composite structures. Composite A, 41, 222-229.
    • Yang, Q., Fang, X. J., Shi, J. X., Lua, J. (2010).An Improved Cohesive Element for Shell Delamination Analyses. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 83, 611-641.
    • Wu, Y., Zhou, Z., Yang, Q., Chen, W. (2010).On shear bond strength of FRP-concrete structures. Engineering Structures, 32, 897-905.
    • Yang, Q., Cox, B. (2010).Predicting failure in textile composites using the Binary Model with gauge averaging. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 77, 3174-3189.
    • Zhou, Z., Fang, X., Cox, B., Yang, Q. (2010).The evolution of a transverse intra-ply crack coupled to delamination cracks. International Journal of Fracture, 165, 77-92.
    • Ling, D. S., Yang, Q., Cox, B. N. (2009).An augmented finite element method for modeling arbitrary discontinuities in composite materials. International Journal of Fracture, 156, 53-73.
    • Thouless, M. D., Yang, Q. (2008).A parametric study of the peel test. International Journal of Adhesion & Adhesives, 28, 176-184.
    • Yang, Q., Kobrin, P., Searbury, C., Narayanaswamy, S., Christian, W. (2008).Effects of residual strain on optical performance of fluid-driven polymer lenses. Applied Optics, 47, 3658-3668.
    • Fang, X. J., Jin, F., Yang, Q. (2008).Fracture Analysis of concrete materials using X-FEM and a cohesive zone model. Engineering and Computational Mechanics, 161, 187-197.
    • Cox, B. N., Yang, Q. (2007).Cohesive zone models of localization and fracture in hard tissues. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 74, 1079-1092.
    • Shim, D. J., Spearing, S. M., Yang, Q. (2007).Crack initiation and growth in solder joints under cyclic shear deformation using piezomechanical actuation. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 129, 19-28.
    • Yang, Q., Cox, B. N., Rosakis, A. (2006).Dynamic fiber sliding along debonded, frictional interface. Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 462, 1081-1106.
    • Yang, Q., Cox, B. N., Nalla, R., Ritchie, R. O. (2006).Fracture length scales in human cortical bone: The necessity of nonlinear fracture models. Biomaterials, 27, 2095-2113.
    • Cox, B. N., Yang, Q. (2006).In quest of virtual tests for structural composites. Science, 314, 1102-1107.
    • Zhou, Z. Q., Chen, W. Q., Yang, Q. (2006).On the fracture resistance of adhesively jointing structures. Journal of Zhejiang University ‰ÛÒ Science A, 7, 1289-1295.
    • Yang, Q., Cox, B. N., Nalla, R. K., Ritchie, R. O. (2006).Re-Evaluating the toughness of human cortical bone. Bone, 38, 878-887.
    • Yang, Q., Cox, B. N. (2005).Cohesive Models for damage evolution in laminated composites. International Journal of Fracture, 133, 107-137.
    • Cavalli, M., Thouless, M. D., Yang, Q. (2005).Cohesive-zone modeling of the deformation and fracture of spot-welded joints. International Journal of Fatigue and Fracture in Engineering Materials, 28, 861-874.
    • Cox, B. N., Yang, Q., Marshall, D. B., Davis, J. B. (2005).Design issues for the use of integral textile ceramic composites in turbine engine combustors. Journal of Propulsion & Power, 21, 314-326.
    • Yang, Q., Rugg, K. L., Cox, B. N., Marshall, D. B. (2005).Evaluation of macroscopic and local variations of strains in a 3D woven C/SiC composite. The Journal of American Ceramic Society, 88, 719-725.
    • Yang, Q., Cox, B. N. (2005).Fracture and failure prediction of textile composites using mechanism-based models. International SAMPE Journal, 37, 14-Jan.
    • Yang, Q., Shim, D. J., Spearing, S. M. (2004).A cohesive zone modeling for low-cycle fatigue life prediction of solder joints. Journal of Microelectronic Engineering, 75, 85-95.
    • Yang, Q., Volinsky, A. A. (2004).Effects of near-tip rotation on pre-buckle crack growth of compressed films bonded to a rigid substrate. International Journal of Solids & Structures, 41, 2711-2729.
    • Yang, Q., Rugg, K. L., Cox, B. N., Shaw, M. C. (2003).Failure in junction region of T-stiffeners: 3D-braided vs. 2D laminate stiffeners. International Journal of Solids & Structures, 40, 1653-1668.
    • Cavalli, M. N., Thouless, M. D., Yang, Q. (2003).Modeling the Deformation and Fracture of Weld-bonded Joints. Welding Journal, 83, 133-139.
    • Narayanaswamy, S., Yang, Q., Cox, B. N. (2003).Slip, stick and reverse slip characteristics during dynamic fiber pullout. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 51, 1215-1241.
    • Yang, Q., Cox, B. N. (2003).Spatially averaged local strains in textile composites via the Binary Model formulation. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 125, 418-425.
    • Cox, B. N., Yang, Q., Marshall, D. B., Davis, J. B. (2002).Integral textile ceramic composites for turbine engine components. ASME International Gas Turbine Institute, 4, 7-Jan.
    • Yang, Q., Thouless, M. D., Ward, S. M. (2001).Elastic-plastic mode-II fracture of adhesive joints. International Journal of Solids & Structures, 38, 3251-3262.
    • Yang, Q., Thouless, M. D. (2001).Mixed mode fracture of plastically-deforming adhesive joints. International Journal of Fracture, 110, 175-187.
    • Addison, R. C., Yang, Q., Rugg, K. L., Rutherford, P. S. (2001).NDE of composite bonded doublers. International SAMPE Journal, 33, 11-Jan.
    • Yang, Q., Thouless, M. D., Ward, S. M. (2000).Analysis of the 900-peel test with extensive plastic deformation. Journal of Adhesion, 72, 115-132.
    • Kafkalidis, M. S., Thouless, M. D., Yang, Q., Ward, S. M. (2000).Deformation and fracture of an adhesive layer constrained by plastically-deforming adherends. International Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 14, 1593-1646.
    • Yang, Q., Thouless, M. D., Ward, S. M. (1999).Numerical Simulations of adhesively-bonded beams failing with extensive plastic deformation. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 47, 1337-1353.
    • Yang, Q., Thouless, M. D. (1999).Reply to comments on "determining the toughness of plastically deforming joints". Journal of Materials Science and Letters, 18, 2051-2053.
    • Chen, W. Q., Ying, J., Yang, Q. (1998).Free vibrations of transversely isotropic cylinders and cylindrical shells. Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 120, 321-324.
    • Chen, W. Q., Guo, Y. M., Ding, H. J., Yang, Q. (1997).Free vibrations of fluid--filled orthotropic cylindrical shells. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 123, 1130-1133.
    • Guo, Y. M., Ding, H. J., Yang, Q., Chen, W. Q. (1997).Free vibrations of fluid--filled orthotropic cylindrical shells. Journal of Zhejiang University, 31, 154-161.
    • Ding, H. J., Guo, Y. M., Yang, Q., Chen, W. Q. (1997).Free vibrations of piezoelectric cylindrical shells. Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, 10, 48-55.
    • Ding, H. J., Chen, W. Q., Guo, Y. M., Yang, Q. (1997).Free vibrations of piezoelectric cylindrical shells filled with compressible fluid. International Journal of Solids & Structures, 34, 2025-2034.
    • Guo, Y. M., Ding, H. J., Yang, Q., Chen, W. Q. (1996).Free vibrations of fluid--filled transversely isotropic cylindrical shells. Journal of Zhejiang University (in Chinese), 30, 352-360.
    • Ding, H. J., Guo, Y. M., Yang, Q., Chen, W. Q. (1996).Free vibrations of piezoelectric hollow cylinders. Journal of Engineering Mechanics (in Chinese), 96, 475-480.
    • Yang, Q., Guo, Y. M. (1995).A study on rock damping under super-intense explosive wave propagation. Journal of Rock and Soil Mechanics (in Chinese), 16, 55-61.
    • Lin, Y., Yang, Q., Guo, Y. M. (1994).Numerical analysis of a two-wall shaft under super-intense shock loading. Journal of Engineering Mechanics (in Chinese), 94, 966-969.
    • wang, X. B., Guo, Y. M., Yang, Q. (1993).An application of multilevel optimization in designing of complicated plate-beam structures -- Optimization of a hydraulic turbine frame. Journal of Shanghia Mechanics (in Chinese), 14, 53-63.
  • Book Chapters

    • Yang, Q., Naderi, M., (2015). Augmented Finite Element for Composite Failure Analyses. Numerical Modeling of Failure in Advanced Composite Materials -- Chapter: 10 (pp. 265-308). Woodhead Publishing.
    • Yang, Q., Do, B., (2015). On discrete damage modeling of composites. Handbook of Macro to Nano Damage Mechanics (pp. 1369-1424). SpringerReference.
    • Yang, Q., Giancaspro, J., (2012). Fracture toughness. Encyclopedia of Composites (pp. ). Willey.
    • Yang, Q. (2001). Measurement and analysis of the fracture properties of adhesive joints. Adhesion Science and Engineering (vol. 1 -- the Mechanics of Adhesion) (pp. 235-271). Elsevier Science Ltd.