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Prof. Lianyang Zhang

Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering mechanics

University of Arizona, USA   

 

Email: lyzhang@email.arizona.edu

 

Qualifications

 

1999 Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1997 M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1988 M.S., Tongji University

1985 B.S., Shanghai JiaoTong University

 

Publications (selected)

1.     Zhang, L. (2010). “A method for estimating the deformability of heavily jointed rock masses.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering.

2.     Zhang, L. (2010). “Prediction of end bearing capacity of rock socketed shafts considering rock quality designation (RQD).” Canadian Geotechnical Journal.

3.     Zhang, L. (2010). “Nonlinear analysis of torsionally loaded piles in a two-layer soil profile.” International Journal of Geomechanics.

4.     Zhang, L. (2010). “A simple method for evaluating liquefaction potential from shear-wave velocity.” The Frontier of Architecture and Civil Engineering in China (FAC).

5.     Zhang, L. (2010). “Estimating the strength of jointed rock masses.” Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, DOI 10.1007/s00603-009-0065-x.

6.     Zhang, L., and Einstein, H. H. (2010). “The planar shape of rock joints.” Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 43(1), 55-68.

7.     Zhang, L. (2009). “Nonlinear analysis of laterally loaded rigid piles in cohesionless soil.” Computers and Geotechnics, 36, 718-724.

8.     Einstein, H. H., and Zhang, L. (2009). “The importance of discontinuities.” Geo-Strata, November/December, 18-21.

9.     Zhang, L. (2008). “A generalized three-dimensional Hoek-Brown strength criterion.” Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 41, 893-915.

10.   Zhang, L., and Zhu, H. (2007). A three-dimensional Hoek-Brown strength criterion for rock. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 133(9), 1128-1135.

11.   Zhang, L., and Zhu, H. (2007). A three-dimensional Hoek-Brown strength criterion for rock. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 133(9), 1128-1135.

12.   Zhang, L., Silva, F., and Grismala, R. (2005). Ultimate lateral resistance to piles in cohesionless soils. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 131 (1), 78-83.

13.   Zhang, L. (2005). Engineering Properties of Rocks. Elsevier Geo-Engineering Books Series Volume 4. Elsevier.

14.   Zhang, L. (2004). Drilled Shafts in Rock – Analysis and Design. A. A. Balkema Publishers. (Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles)

15.   Zhang, L., and Einstein, H. H. (2004). Using RQD to estimate the deformation modulus of rock masses. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Science, 41, 337-341.

 

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