Centre for Innovative Structures and Materials:
Selected publications 2011 – Present

  • X.Y. Yang, X. Huang, J.H. Rong and Y.M. Xie, ‘Design of 3D orthotropic materials with prescribed ratios for effective Young’s moduli’, Computational Materials Science, 67, pp 229-237, 2013. doi:10.1016/j.commatsci.2012.08.043
  • Radman, X. Huang and Y.M. Xie, ‘Topology optimization of functionally graded cellular materials’, Journal of Materials Science, Accepted (19 September 2012, available online). doi:10.1007/s10853-012-6905-1
  • X. Huang, S. Zhou, Y.M. Xie and Q. Li, ‘Topology optimization of microstructures of cellular materials and composites for macrostructures’, Computational Materials Science, Accepted (10 September 2012).
  • Radman, X. Huang and Y.M. Xie, ‘Topological optimization for the design of microstructures of isotropic cellular materials’, Engineering Optimization, Accepted (31 August 2012).
  • Y.M. Xie, Z.H. Zuo, X. Huang and J.H. Rong, ‘Convergence of topological patterns of optimal periodic structures under multiple scales’, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 46(1), pp 41-54, 2012. doi:10.1007/s00158-011-0750-8
  • J. Shen, Y.M. Xie, X. Huang, S. Zhou and D. Ruan, ‘Mechanical properties of luffa sponge’, Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials, 15, pp 141-152, 2012. doi:10.1016/j.jmbbm.2012.07.004
  • Z.H. Zuo, Y.M. Xie and X. Huang, ‘Evolutionary topology optimization with multiple displacement and frequency constraints’, Advances in Structural Engineering, 15(2), pp 359-372, 2012. doi:10.1260/1369-4332.15.2.359
  • S. Zhou, J. Cadman, Y. Chen, W. Li, Y.M. Xie, X. Huang, R. Appleyard, G. Sun and Q. Li, ‘Design and fabrication of biphasic cellular materials with transport properties – A modified bidirectional evolutionary structural optimization procedure and MATLAB program’, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55, pp 8149–8162, 2012. doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2012.08.028
  • X. Huang, Y.M. Xie, B. Jia, Q. Li and S.W. Zhou, ‘Evolutionary topology optimization of periodic composites for extremal magnetic permeability and electrical permittivity’, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 46, pp 385-398, 2012. doi:10.1007/s00158-012-0766-8
  • G. Chen, G. Zhang, Y.M. Xie and X.H. Jin, ‘Overview of alliancing research and practice in the construction industry’, Architectural Engineering and Design Management, 8, pp 103-119, 2012. doi:10.1080/17452007.2012.659505
  • Z.H. Zuo, Y.M. Xie and X. Huang, ‘Optimal topological design of periodic structures for natural frequencies’, Journal of Structural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 137(10), pp 1229-1240, 2011. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0000347
  • R. Das, R. Jones and Y.M. Xie, ‘Optimal topology design of industrial structures using an evolutionary algorithm’, Optimization and Engineering, 12, pp 681-717, 2011. doi:10.1007/s11081-010-9132-0
  • H. Tokhi, G. Ren and Y.M. Xie, ‘A new application of radar in improving pile dynamic formulae used in the quality control of pile foundations’, Australian Geomechanics, 46(4), pp 35-50, 2011.
  • X.Y. Yang, X. Huang, Y.M. Xie, Q. Li and J.H. Rong, ‘Topology optimization of composite materials with optimal stiffness and thermal conductivity’, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, 3, pp 397-417, 2011
  • Z.H. Zuo, Y.M. Xie and X. Huang, ‘Reinventing the wheel’, ASMEJournal of Mechanical Engineering, 133(2), 024502 (4 pages), 2011. doi:10.1115/1.4003411
  • X. Huang, A. Radman and Y.M. Xie, ‘Topological design of microstructures of cellular materials for maximum bulk or shear modulus’, Computational Materials Science, 50(6), pp 1861-1870, 2011. doi:10.1016/j.commatsci.2011.01.030
  • X. Huang and Y.M. Xie, ‘Evolutionary topology optimization of continuum structures including design-dependent self-weight loads’, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 47(8), pp 942-948, 2011. doi:10.1016/j.finel.2011.03.008

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