Publications

Publications related to the Centre for Innovative Structures and Materials

Selected publications by members of the CISM since 2010 are given below. If you are unable to obtain a copy from your library or the Internet, you may contact us by emailing mary.tomlinson@rmit.edu.au.

2020

  • A new node-shifting method for shape optimization of reticulated spatial structures
    C Ding, H Seifi, S Dong, YM Xie
    Engineering Structures 152, 727-735, 2017

  • The impact behaviour of plate-like assemblies made of new interlocking bricks: An experimental study
    AR Javan, H Seifi, S Xu, D Ruan, YM Xie
    Materials & Design 134, 361-373, 2017

  • An efficient method for topology optimization of continuum structures in the presence of uncertainty in loading direction
    J Liu, G Wen, Q Qing, YM Xie
    International Journal of Computational Methods 14 (05), 1750054, 2017

  • High-speed spinning disks on flexible threads
    ZL Zhao, S Zhou, S Xu, XQ Feng, YM Xie
    Scientific Reports 7 (1), 1-11, 2017

  • Designing composites with negative linear compressibility
    A Ghaedizadeh, J Shen, X Ren, YM Xie
    Materials & Design 131, 343-357, 2017

  • Pump drill: A superb device for converting translational motion into high-speed rotation
    ZL Zhao, S Zhou, XQ Feng, YM Xie
    Extreme Mechanics Letters 16, 56-63, 2017

  • Topology optimization of continuum structures with uncertain-but-bounded parameters for maximum non-probabilistic reliability of frequency requirement
    B Xu, L Zhao, Y Min Xie, J Jiang
    Journal of Vibration and Control 23 (16), 2557-2566, 2017

  • Optimal design of material microstructure for maximizing damping dissipation velocity of piezoelectric composite beam
    B Xu, H Ding, YM Xie
    International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 128, 527-540, 2017

  • Design of dimpled tubular structures for energy absorption
    K Yang, S Xu, S Zhou, J Shen, YM Xie
    Thin-Walled Structures 112, 31-40, 2017

  • Design of hierarchical structures for synchronized deformations
    H Seifi, AR Javan, A Ghaedizadeh, J Shen, S Xu, YM Xie
    Scientific Reports 7 (1), 1-7, 2017

  • Structured Porous Metamaterial
    YM Xie, J Shen, S Zhou, X Huang
    US Patent App. 15/113,373, 2017

  • A finite-element approach to evaluating the size effects of complex nanostructures
    D Lu, YM Xie, Q Li, X Huang, YF Li, S Zhou
    Royal Society Open Science 3 (12), 160625, 2016

  • Maximizing the effective Young’s modulus of a composite material by exploiting the Poisson effect
    K Long, X Du, S Xu, YM Xie
    Composite Structures 153, 593-600, 2016

  • A kirigami approach to forming a synthetic buckliball
    S Lin, YM Xie, Q Li, X Huang, S Zhou
    Scientific Reports 6 (1), 1-9, 2016

  • Concurrent topological design of composite thermoelastic macrostructure and microstructure with multi-phase material for maximum stiffness
    B Xu, X Huang, SW Zhou, YM Xie
    Composite Structures 150, 84-102, 2016

  • Dynamic response reliability based topological optimization of continuum structures involving multi-phase materials
    B Xu, L Zhao, W Li, J He, YM Xie
    Composite Structures 149, 134-144, 2016

  • Lattice Ti structures with low rigidity but compatible mechanical strength: Design of implant materials for trabecular bone
    WM Chen, YM Xie, G Imbalzano, J Shen, S Xu, SJ Lee, PVS Lee
    International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing 17 (6), 793-799, 2016

  • Energy absorption of thin-walled tubes with pre-folded origami patterns: Numerical simulation and experimental verification
    K Yang, S Xu, J Shen, S Zhou, YM Xie
    Thin-Walled Structures 103, 33-44, 2016

  • A simple auxetic tubular structure with tuneable mechanical properties
    X Ren, J Shen, A Ghaedizadeh, H Tian, YM Xie
    Smart Materials and Structures 25 (6), 065012, 2016

  • Two-scale dynamic optimal design of composite structures in the time domain using equivalent static loads
    B Xu, X Huang, YM Xie
    Composite Structures 142, 335-345, 2016

  • A new approach based on strain sensitivity for reinforcement optimization in slope stability problems
    M Yazdanpanah, G Ren, YM Xie, M Wasim
    Geotechnical and Geological Engineering 34 (2), 713-724, 2016

  • Concurrent topology optimization for minimizing frequency responses of two-level hierarchical structures
    WM Vicente, ZH Zuo, R Pavanello, TKL Calixto, R Picelli, YM Xie
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 301, 116-136, 2016

  • Design of lattice structures with controlled anisotropy
    S Xu, J Shen, S Zhou, X Huang, YM Xie
    Materials & Design 93, 443-447, 2016

  • Topological design and additive manufacturing of porous metals for bone scaffolds and orthopaedic implants: A review
    X Wang, S Xu, S Zhou, W Xu, M Leary, P Choong, M Qian, M Brandt, YM Xie
    Biomaterials 83, 127-141, 2016

  • On the shape transformation of cone scales
    S Lin, YM Xie, Q Li, X Huang, S Zhou
    Soft Matter 12 (48), 9797-9802, 2016

  • Tuning the performance of metallic auxetic metamaterials by using buckling and plasticity
    A Ghaedizadeh, J Shen, X Ren, YM Xie
    Materials 9 (54), 1-17, 2016

  • Layout optimization of continuum structures considering the probabilistic and fuzzy directional uncertainty of applied loads based on the cloud model
    J Liu, G Wen, YM Xie
    Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 53 (1), 81-100, 2016

  • Investigating size effects of complex nanostructures through Young-Laplace equation and finite element analysis
    D Lu, YM Xie, Q Li, X Huang, S Zhou
    Journal of Applied Physics 118 (20), 204301, 2015

  • Evolutionary topology optimization for natural frequency maximization problems considering acoustic–structure interaction
    R Picelli, WM Vicente, R Pavanello, YM Xie
    Finite Elements in Analysis and Design 106, 56-64, 2015

  • Concurrent design of composite macrostructure and multi-phase material microstructure for minimum dynamic compliance
    B Xu, JS Jiang, YM Xie
    Composite Structures 128, 221-233, 2015

  • Smart Nodes Pavilion – Bi-directional evolutionary structural optimization and additive manufacturing
    J O’donnell, H Sefi, B Sitler, N Williams, K Crolla, YM Xie
    Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposia 2015

  • Experiments and parametric studies on 3D metallic auxetic metamaterials with tuneable mechanical properties
    X Ren, J Shen, A Ghaedizadeh, H Tian, YM Xie
    Smart Materials and Structures 24 (9), 095016, 2015

  • A simple and compact Python code for complex 3D topology optimization
    ZH Zuo, YM Xie
    Advances in Engineering Software 85, 1-11, 2015

  • Buckling-induced retraction of spherical shells: A study on the shape of aperture
    S Lin, YM Xie, Q Li, X Huang, S Zhou
    Scientific Reports 5, 11309, 2015

  • Topology optimization of frequency responses of fluid–structure interaction systems
    WM Vicente, R Picelli, R Pavanello, YM Xie
    Finite Elements in Analysis and Design 98, 1-13, 2015

  • Inertia effect on buckling-induced auxetic metamaterials
    J Shen, S Zhou, X Huang, D Ruan, YM Xie
    International Journal of Protective Structures 6 (2), 311-322, 2015

  • Numerical investigation of compressive behaviour of luffa-filled tubes
    X Wang, J Shen, ZH Zuo, X Huang, S Zhou, YM Xie
    Composites Part B: Engineering 73, 149-157, 2015

  • Concurrent design of composite macrostructure and cellular microstructure under random excitations
    B Xu, YM Xie
    Composite Structures 123, 65-77, 2015

  • Mechanical response of TiAl6V4 lattice structures manufactured by selective laser melting in quasistatic and dynamic compression tests
    S Merkt, C Hinke, J Bültmann, M Brandt, YM Xie
    Journal of Laser Applications 27 (S1), S17006, 2015

  • Two-scale optimal design of structures with thermal insulation materials
    X Yan, X Huang, G Sun, YM Xie
    Composite Structures 120, 358-365, 2015

  • Challenges of scale modelling material behaviour of additive-manufactured nodes
    N Williams, D Prohasky, J Burry, K Crolla, M Leary, M Brandt, M Xie, H Seifi
    Modelling Behaviour, 45-51, 2015

  • Topology optimization for microstructures of viscoelastic composite materials
    X Huang, S Zhou, G Sun, G Li, YM Xie
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 283, 503-516, 2015

  • Improving cracking and drying shrinkage properties of cement mortar by adding chemically treated luffa fibres
    Y Tong, S Zhao, J Ma, L Wang, Y Zhang, Y Gao, YM Xie
    Construction and Building Materials 71, 327-333 , 2014

  • Topology optimization of compliant mechanisms with desired structural stiffness
    X Huang, Y Li, SW Zhou, YM Xie
    Engineering Structures 79, 13-21, 2014

  • Designing orthotropic materials for negative or zero compressibility
    YM Xie, X Yang, J Shen, X Yan, A Ghaedizadeh, J Rong, X Huang, S Zhou
    International Journal of Solids and Structures 51 (23-24), 4038-4051, 2014

  • Evolutionary topology optimization of continuum structures with a global displacement control
    ZH Zuo, YM Xie
    Computer-Aided Design 56, 58-67, 2014

  • Towards ultra-stiff materials: surface effects on nanoporous materials
    D Lu, YM Xie, Q Li, X Huang, S Zhou
    Applied Physics Letters 105 (10), 101903, 2014

  • Evolutionary topology optimization of hinge-free compliant mechanisms
    Y Li, X Huang, YM Xie, SW Zhou
    International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 86, 69-75, 2014

  • Topological design of microstructures of multi-phase materials for maximum stiffness or thermal conductivity
    A Radman, X Huang, YM Xie
    Computational Materials Science 91, 266-273, 2014

  • Simple cubic three‐dimensional auxetic metamaterials
    J Shen, S Zhou, X Huang, YM Xie
    Physica Status Solidi (b) 251 (8), 1515-1522, 2014

  • Water-responsive rapid recovery of natural cellular material
    J Shen, YM Xie, S Zhou, X Huang, D Ruan
    Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 34, 283-293, 2014

  • Underground excavation shape optimization considering material nonlinearities
    G Ren, ZH Zuo, YM Xie, JV Smith
    Computers and Geotechnics 58, 81-87, 2014

  • Application of topological optimisation technology to bridge design
    YM Xie, ZH Zuo, X Huang, T Black, P Felicetti
    Structural Engineering International 24 (2), 185-191, 2014

  • Design of fishnet metamaterials with broadband negative refractive index in the visible spectrum
    S Zhou, S Townsend, YM Xie, X Huang, J Shen, Q Li
    Optics Letters 39 (8), 2415-2418 , 2014

  • Computational simulations of bone remodeling under natural mechanical loading or muscle malfunction using evolutionary structural optimization method
    H Latifi, YM Xie, X Huang, M Bilgen
    Engineering 6, 113-126, 2014

  • Concurrent topology optimization of structures and their composite microstructures
    X Yan, X Huang, Y Zha, YM Xie
    Computers & Structures 133, 103-110, 2014

  • Maximizing the effective stiffness of laminate composite materials
    ZH Zuo, YM Xie
    Computational Materials Science 83, 57-63, 2014

  • Maximizing stiffness of functionally graded materials with prescribed variation of thermal conductivity
    A Radman, X Huang, YM Xie
    Computational Materials Science 82, 457-463, 2014

  • Conceptual design of buildings subjected to wind load by using topology optimization
    J Tang, YM Xie, P Felicetti
    Wind and Structures 18 (1), 21-35, 2014

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