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Qiang Yu

Assistant Professor
Civil & Environmental Engr

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PhD, Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University

MS, Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University

BE, Environmental Engineering, Tongji University

Bazant, Z.P., Yu, Q., & Li, G.H. (2012). Excessive Long-Time Deflections of Prestressed Box Girders. I: Record-Span Bridge in Palau and Other Paradigms. JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING-ASCE, 138(6), 676-686.American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0000487.

Bazant, Z.P., Yu, Q., & Li, G.H. (2012). Excessive Long-Time Deflections of Prestressed Box Girders. II: Numerical Analysis and Lessons Learned. JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING-ASCE, 138(6), 687-696.American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0000375.

Yu, Q., Bazant, Z.P., & Li, G.H. (2012). Excessive long-time deflections of prestressed box girders: II. Numerical analysis and lessons learned. Journal of Structural Engineering,, 138(6), 187-696.

Yu, Q., Bazant, Z.P., & Wendner, R. (2012). Improved Algorithm for Efficient and Realistic Creep Analysis of Large Creep-Sensitive Concrete Structures. ACI STRUCTURAL JOURNAL, 109(5), 665-675.

Yu, Q., & Bazant, Z.P. (2011). Size-Effect Testing of Cohesive Fracture Parameters and Nonuniqueness of Work-of-Fracture Method. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 137(8), 580-588.

Yu, Q., & Bazant, Z.P. (2011). Can Stirrups Suppress Size Effect on Shear Strength of RC Beams?. Journal of Structural Engineering, 137(5), 607-617.

Yu, Q., Bazant, Z.P., & Hubler, M.H. (2011). Excessive Creep Deflections: An Awakening. Concrete International, 33(8), 44-46.

Yu, Q., Bazant, Z.P., Bayldon, J., Le, J.L., Caner, F.C., Wei, H.N., Waas, A.M., & Daniel, I.M. (2010). Scaling of Strength of Metal-Composite Joints: I. Experimental Investigation. Journal of Applied Mechanics, 77(1).

Yu, Q., Bazant, Z.P., Li, G.H., Klein, G., & Kristek, V. (2010). Lessons from Excessive Deflections of Record-Span Prestressed Box Girder in Palau. Concrete International, 32(6), 44-52.

Yu, Q., Le, J.L., & Bazant, Z.P. (2010). Scaling of Strength of Metal-Composite Joints: II. Interface Fracture Analysis. Journal of Applied Mechanics, 77(1).

Yu, Q., Le, J.L., Hoover, C.G., & Bazant, Z.P. (2010). Problems with Hu-Duan Boundary Effect Model and Its Comparison to Size-Shape Effect Law for Quasi-brittle Fracture. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 136(1), 40-50.

Yu, Q., & Bazant, Z.P. (2009). Universal Size Effect Law and Effect of Crack Depth on Quasibrittle Structure Strength. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 135(2), 78-84.

Yu, Q., & Bazant, Z.P. (2009). Does Strength Test Satisfying Code Requirement for Nominal Strength Justify Ignoring Size Effect in Shear?. ACI Structural Journal, 106(1), 14-19.

Bazant, Z.P., & Yu, Q. (2008). Minimizing Statistical Bias to Identify Size Effect from Beam Shear Database. ACI STRUCTURAL JOURNAL, 105(6), 685-691.

Yu, Q., Bazant, Z.P., Gerstle, W., Hanson, J., & Ju, J.W. (2007). Justification of ACI-446 Proposal for Updating ACI Code Provisions for Shear Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams. ACI Structural Journal, 104(5), 601-610.

Yu, Q., & Bazant, Z.P. (2006). Reliability, Brittleness, Covert Understrength Factors, and Fringe Formulas in Concrete Design Codes. Journal of Structural Engineering, 132(1), 3-12.

Yu, Q., & Bazant, Z.P. (2006). Size Effect on Strength of Quasibrittle Structures with Reentrant Corners Symmetrically Loaded in Tension. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 129(11), 1168-1176.

Yu, Q., Bayldon, J., Bazant, Z.P., & Daniel, I.M. (2006). Size effect on Compressive Strength of sandwich panels with fracture of woven laminate facesheet. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 128(2), 169-174.

Yu, Q., Bazant, Z.P., Zhou, Y., Daniel, I., & Caner, F.C. (2006). Size Effect on Strength of Laminate-Foam Sandwich Plates. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 128(3), 366-374.

Yu, Q., & Bazant, Z.P. (2005). Designing Against Size Effect on Shear Strength of Reinforced Concrete Beams without Stirrups: I. Formulation. Journal of Structural Engineering, 131(12), 1877-1885.

Yu, Q., & Bazant, Z.P. (2005). Designing Against Size Effect on Shear Strength of Reinforced Concrete Beams without Stirrups: II. Verification and Calibration. Journal of Structural Engineering, 131(12), 1886-1897.

Yu, Q., Bazant, Z.P., & Zi, G. (2002). Choice of Standard Fracture Test for Concrete and Its Statistical Evaluation. International Journal of Fracture, 118(4), 303-337.

Yu, Q., Ren, A.Z., & Xu, Y. (2002). Drawing Recognition for Automatic Dimensioning of Shear-Walls. Tsinghua Science and Technology, 7(6), 555-559.

Research interests

composite materials
fracture characteristics of...
mechanical properties of concrete
risk analysis of advanced...
safety, reliability and life-long...
smart materials and hybrid...
structural capabilities of...