Tongxi Yu (PhD, Cambridge, 1983)
 

Head and Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
and Director of Institute of Integrated Microsystems,
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Email address: metxyu@ust.hk


Professor Yu
has extensive research experience in impact dynamics and engineering plasticity. Before joined HKUST, he was a professor and head of Solid Mechanics Division in Peking University, Beijing, China (1984-1991), and a reader in UMIST, UK (1992-95). He is a member of editorial boards of International Journal of Mechanical Science and International Journal of Impact Engineering. He has published six books and 195 refereed journal papers. In 1995, Cambridge University awarded him an ScD degree for his contribution to applied mechanics.

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6 authored books (4 in Chinese and 2 in English) and 5 edited books; 290 academic papers, including 11 book chapters, 195 refereed journals papers, and 84 international conference papers.

T.X. Yu and L.C. Zhang, Plastic Bending: Theory and Applications (English version), World Scientific, Singapore, 1996.
T.X. Yu and Y.L. Hua, Introduction to Dynamics of Plastic Structures (in Chinese), USTC Press, Hefei, China, 1994.
J. Stronge and T.X. Yu, Dynamic Models for Structural Plasticity (in English), Springer-Verlag, London, 1993.
T.X. Yu, Theory of Plasticity (in Chinese), Higher Education Press, Beijing, China, 1989.
P. Xue, T.X. Yu and X.M. Tao, Tensile properties and meso-scale mechanisms of weft knitted textile composites, Composites Part A - Applied Science and Manufacturing, 33, 113-123, 2002.
P. Xue, T.X. Yu and X.M. Tao, Flat-toped conical shell under axial compression, Int. J. Mech. Sci. 43(9), 2125-2145, 2001.
P. Xue, T.X. Yu and E. Chu, An energy approach for predicting springback of metal sheets after double-curvature forming, Part II: Unequal double-curvature forming, Int. J. Mech. Sci. 43(8), 1915-1924, 2001.
P. Xue, T.X. Yu and E. Chu, An energy approach for predicting springback of metal sheets after double-curvature forming, Part I: Axisymmetric stamping, Int. J. Mech. Sci. 43(8), 1893-1914, 2001.
T.X. Yu, J.L. Yang and S.R. Reid, Dynamic behaviour of double cantilever beams subjected to impact, Int. J. Pres. Ves. & Piping, 78(1), 49-57, 2001.
T.X. Yu, J.L. Yang and S.R. Reid, Deformable body impact: Dynamic plastic behaviour of a moving free-free beam striking the tip of a cantilever beam, Int. J. Solids Struct. 38, 261-287, 2001.
X.W. Chen and T.X. Yu, Elastic-plastic beam-on-foundation under quasi-static loading, Int. J. Mech. Sci. 42, 2261-2281, 2000.
P. Xue, T.X. Yu and X.M. Tao, Effect of cell geometry on the energy-absorbing capacity of grid-domed textile composites, Composites Part A - Applied Science and Manufacturing, 31(8), 861-868, 2000.
F.L. Chen and T.X. Yu, Defect sensitivity in dynamic plastic response and failure of 1-D structures, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 77, 235-242, 2000.
T.X. Yu and F.L. Chen, A further study of plastic shear failure of impulsively loaded clamped beams, Int. J. Impact Engng. 24, 613-629, 2000.
T.X. Yu and F.L. Chen, Failure of plastic structures under intense dynamic loading: Modes, criteria and thresholds, Int. J. Mech. Sci. 42, 1537-1554, 2000.
T.X. Yu, X.M. Tao and P. Xue, Energy-absorbing capacity of grid-domed textile composites, Composite Science and Technology, 60, 785-800, 2000.
S.R. Reid, T.X. Yu and J.L. Yang, An elastic-plastic hardening-softening cantilever beam subjected to a force pulse at its tip: a model for pipe whip, Proc. R. Soc. Lond. A 454, 997-1029, 1998.
Yu, T.X., Yang, J.L. and Reid, S.R., 1997, "Interaction between reflected elastic flexural waves and a plastic `hinge' in the dynamic response of pulse loaded beams", Int. J. Impact Engng., Vol. 19, pp.457-475.
Yu, T.X. and Teh, L.S., 1997, "Large deflection plastic bending of beams of angle-section", Int. J. Mech. Sci., Vol. 39, pp.829-839.
Yu, T.X. and Zhang, L.C., 1996, "Plastic Bending: Theory and Applications", World Scientific, Singapore.
Yu, T.X., Yang, J.L., Reid, S.R. and Austin, C.D., 1996, "Dynamic Behaviour of Elastic-plastic Free-free Beam Subjected to Impulsive Loading", Int. J. Solids Struct., Vol.33, pp.2659-2680.
Su, X.Y., Yu, T.X. and Reid, S.R., 1995, "Inertia-sensitive impact energy-absorbing structures, Part I: Effects of inertia and elasticity", Int. J. Impact Engng., Vol.16, pp.651-672.
Reid, S.R., Yu, T.X. and Yang, J.L., 1995, "Response of an elastic, plastic tubular cantilever beam subjected to force pulse at its tip, -- small deflection analysis", Int. J. Solids Struct., Vol.32, pp.3407-3421.
Yu, T.X. and Hua, Y.L., 1994, "Introduction to Dynamics of Plastic Structures" (in Chinese), USTC Press, Hefei, China.
Stronge, W.J. and Yu, T.X., 1993, "Dynamic Models for Structural Plasticity", Springer-Verlag, London.
Yu, T.X., 1993, "Elastic effect in the dynamic plastic response of structures", Structural Crashworthiness and Failure, ed. N. Jones and T. Wierzbicki, Elsevier, Chapter 9, pp.341-384.
Yu, T.X., Reid, S.R. and Wang, B., 1993, "Hardening-softening behaviour of tubular cantilever beams", Int. J. Mech. Sci., Vol.35, pp.1021-1033.
Yu, T.X. and Chen, F.L., 1992, "The large deflection dynamic response of rectangular plates", Int. J. Impact Engng., Vol.12, pp.603-616.
Yu, T.X., 1991, "An analytical model of the cantilever beam subjected to oblique impact", Science in China (Series A), Vol.34, No.2, pp.191-200.
Yu, T.X. and Stronge, W.J., 1990, "Large deflection of a rigid-plastic beam-on-foundation from impact", Int. J. Impact Engng., Vol.9, pp.115-126.
Yu, T.X., 1989, "Theory of Plasticity" (in Chinese), Higher Education Press, Beijing, China.
Zhang, L.C., Yu, T.X. and Wang, R., 1989, "Investigation of sheet metal forming by bending -- Part I: Axisymmetric elastic-plastic bending of circular sheets pressed by cylindrical punches", Int. J. Mech. Sci., Vol.31, pp.285-300.
Hua, Y.L., Yu, T.X. and Reid, S.R., 1988, "Double-hinge modes in the dynamic response of plastic cantilever beams", Int. J. Impact Engng., Vol.7, pp.401-413.
Symonds, P.S. and Yu, T.X., 1985, "Counterintuitive behaviour in a problem of elastic-plastic beam dynamics", ASME J. Appl. Mech., Vol.52, pp.517-522.
Yu, T.X., Symonds, P.S. and Johnson, W., 1985, "A quadrantal circular beam subjected to radial impact in its own plane at its tip by a rigid mass", Proc. Royal Soc. Lond., Vol.A400, pp.19-36.
Yu, T.X., Johnson, W. and Stronge, W.J., 1984, "Stamping rectangular plates into doubly-curved dies", Proc. IMechE., Vol.198C, pp.109-125.
Yu, T.X. and Johnson, W., 1982, "The Plastica: the large elastic-plastic deflection of a strut", Int. J. Non-Linear Mech., Vol.17, pp.195-209.
Yu, T.X. and Johnson, W., 1982, "The buckling of annular plates in relation to the deep drawing process", Int. J. Mech. Sci., Vol.24, pp.175-188.
Yu, T.X. and Johnson, W., 1982, "Influence of axial force on the elastic-plastic bending and springback of a beam", J. Mechanical Working Technology, Vol.6, pp.5-21.