Zhongwei Guan

Zhongwei Guan

School of Engineering, University of Liverpool

Research Interests

Material and structural testing/assessing, Finite element modelling of composite structures subjected to impact and blast, Micro climate through thermal/moisture mapping, Timber structures

Research Group Membership

Grants

  • Supporting e-Infrastructure Uptake through Community Champions for Research (SeIUCCR)
  • Optimise blast resistance of street furniture made with fibre metal laminates.
  • To develop and embed a company capability to design knitted mesh products using a fundamental engineering approach.

Publications

  • Zuhri, M.Y.M, Guan, Z. W. and Cantwell, W. J. (2014) The mechanical properties of natural fibre based honeycomb core materials. Composites Part B: Engineering vol 58 pp 1-9
  • Guan, Z.W., Aktas, A., Potluri, P., Cantwell, W.J., Langdon, G. and Nirick, G.N. (2014) The blast resistance of stitched sandwich panels. International Journal of Impact Engineering vol 65 pp 137-145
  • Altenaiji, M., Guan, Z.W., Cantwell, W.J., Zhao, Y. and Schleyer, G. (2014) Characterisation of aluminium matrix syntactic foams under drop weight impact. Accepted to be published in Materials and Design
  • Anshari, B. and Guan, Z.W. (2014) Numerical Modelling of the Initial Stress and Upward Deflection of Glulam Beams Pre-stressed by Compressed Wood. Applied Mechanics and Materials vol 493 pp 408-413
  • Langdon, G.S., Cantwell, W.J., Guan, Z.W. and Nurick, G.N. (2014) The response of polymeric composite structures to air-blast loading: a state-of-the-art. accepted to be published in International Materials Reviews
  • Dong, J.F., Wang, Q.Y. and Guan, Z.W. (2013) Structural behaviour of RC beams with external flexural and flexural-shear strengthening by FRP sheets. Composites Part B: Engineering vol 44 issue 1 pp 604-612
  • Qiao, L., Zhang, X.F., He, Y., Shi, A.S. and Guan, Z.W. (2013) Mesoscale simulation on the shock compression behaviour of Al-W-Binder granular metal mixtures. Materials & Design vol 47 pp 141-349
  • L. Qiao, X. F. Zhang, Y. He, X. N. Zhao, Z. W. Guan (2013) Multiscale modelling on the shock-induced chemical reactions of multifunctional energetic structural materials (MESMs). Journal of Applied Physics vol 113 pp 173513-1-17
  • Dong, J.F., Wang, Q.Y. and Guan, Z.W. (2013) Structural behaviour of recycled aggregate concrete filled steel tube columns strengthened by CFRP. Engineering Structures vol 48 pp 532-542
  • (Vo TP), Guan ZW, Cantwell WJ and Schleyer GK (2012) 'Low-impulse blast behavior of fibre metal laminates'. Composite Structures vol 94 pp 954-965
  • Vo, T.P., Guan, Z.W, Cantwell, W.J. and Schleyer, G.K. (2012) Modelling of the low-impulse blast behaviour of fibre-metal laminates based on different aluminium alloys. Composites Part B: Engineering vol 44 issue 1 pp 141-151
  • Vo, T.P., Guan, Z.W, Cantwell, W.J. and Schleyer, G.K (2012) A parametric study of the low-impulse blast behaviour of fibre-metal laminates based on different aluminium alloys. Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on Advanced Composite Materials and Technologies for Aerospace Applications. Glyndwr University, Wrexham pp 12
  • Guan, Z.W and Cantwell, W.J (2012) Dynamic response of various composite sandwich structures subjected to extreme loading conditions. the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Polymer Matrix Composites. HIT Press, Harbin pp 10 pages
  • Zhou, J., Hassan, M.Z., Guan, Z.W. and Cantwell, W.J. (2012) Modelling the low velocity impact response of foam-based sandwich structures. Proceedings of SAMPE EUROPE 33rd International Technical Conference. SAMPE EUROPE, Paris pp 10
  • Guan, Z.W. (2012) Modelling damage of lightweight composites subjected to extreme loading conditions. Impact and Damage Tolerance in Composite Materials Conference. Royal Aeronautical Society, London pp 1-11
  • Zhang, X.F., Shi, A.S., Zhang, J., Qiao, L., He, Y. and Guan, Z.W. (2012) Thermochemical modeling of temperature controlled shock-induced chemical reactions in multifunctional energetic structural materials (MESMs) under shock compression. Journal of Applied Physics vol 111 issue 12 pp 123501-123509
  • Fan, J., Cantwell, W. J. and Guan, Z. W (2011) Low velocity impact response of fibre metal laminates. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites vol 31 issue 1 pp 26-35
  • Smith, M., Cantwell, W.J., Guan, Z.W., Tsopanos, S., Langdon, G.S., Nurick, G.N., and Theobald, M.D. (2011) The Quasi Static and Blast Response of Steel Lattice Structures. Sandwich Structures vol 13 issue 4 pp 479-501
  • Fan, J., Guan, Z. W. and Cantwell, W. J. (2011) Numerical modelling of perforation failure in fiber metal laminates subjected to low velocity impact loading. Composite Structures vol 93 issue 9 pp 2430-2436
  • Dong, J.F., Wang, Q.Y. and Guan, Z.W. (2011) Experimental investigation of recycled concrete filled steel tube columns strengthened with CFRP sheets under axial loading. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on composite materials. Techno Press, Jeju pp 7 pages
  • M. Smith, W. J. Cantwell, Z. Guan, S. Tsopanos, M. D. Theobald, G. N. Nurick and G. S. Langdon (2011) The quasi-static and blast response of steel lattice structures. Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials vol 13 issue 4 pp 479-501
  • Anshari, B., Guan, Z. W., Kitamori, A., Jung, K. and Komatsu, K. (2011) Structural behaviour of glued laminated timber beams pre-stressed by compressed wood. Construction and Building Materials vol 29 pp 24-32
  • Guan, Z.W., Cantwell W.J. and Fan, J. (2011) Structural behaviour of aluminium/glass fibre epoxy FMLs subjected to projectile impact and blast. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Steel & Aluminium Structures. Malaysia Science Press, Kuching pp 6 pages
  • Zhang, X.F., Qiao, L., Shi, A.S., Zhang, J. and Guan, Z.W. (2011) A cold energy mixture theory for the equation of state in solid and porous metal mixtures. Journal of Applied Physics vol 110 pp 13506:1-10
  • Zhou T. and Guan Z. W. (2010) Numerical modelling for sensitivity analysis of wood joints made with double-sided punched metal plate fasteners. available onlin in Advances in Structural Engineering vol 14 issue 2 pp 163-178
  • Zhou, T. and Guan, Z. W. (2010) A new approach to obtain embedding strength of double-sided nail plate joints. Proceedings of 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering. Publistampa Arti Grafiche Pergine, Trento pp 923
  • Guan, Z. W., Komatsu, K., Kitamori, A. and Jung, K. (2010) Structural characteristics of beam-column connections using compressed wood dowels and plates. Proceedings of 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering. Publistampa Arti Grafiche Pergine, Trento pp 557
  • Dullah, A. R., Guan, Z. W. and Crompton, R.H. (2010) A pilot study on thermal and moisture mapping of the head-helmet system using micro sensor technology. available onlin in Journal of Testing and Evaluation vol 39 issue 3 pp 7
  • Z W Guan and E C Zhu (2009) Finite element modelling of anisotropic elasto-plastic timber composite beams with openings. Engineering Structures vol 31 issue 2 pp 394-403
  • Guan, Z. W. and Cantwell, W. J. (2009) Numerical modelling of fibre metal laminates subjected to blast loading. Proceedings of The Second International Symposium on Computational Mechanics. Springer , Hong Kong pp 81-88
  • Zhou T. and Guan Z. W. (2008) Optimisation of double-sided nail plate joints using finite element method. Structural Engineering and Mechanics, vol 28 issue 2 pp 239-257
  • SG Millard, Z Guan, Z Yang, (2008) Implement and Operate in Civil Engineering CDIO. Proc.4th Int .CDIO Conf.. University of Gent, Gent pp 4
  • Guan Z. W., Kitamori, A. and Komatsu, K. (2008) Experimental study and FE modelling of Japanese ?Nuki? joints, part one: inital stress states subjected to different wedge configurations. Engineering Structures, vol 30 pp 2032-2040
  • Guan, Z. W. and Boot, J. C. (2008) Creep properties of medium density polyethylene and high performance polyethylene. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology. Civil-Comp Press, Athens pp Paper 255
  • Guan, Z. W. and Gendall, J. (2008) Finite element modelling of buckling behaviour of steel webbed timber. Proceedings of 10th World Conference on Timber Engineering. WCTE08, Miyazaki pp 317
  • Guan Z. W., Millard S and Yang Z. (2008) Implement Civil and Structural Designs through the Liverpool Constructionarium. Proceedings of International Conference on Science, Technology and Education Policy. RC STEP, Hangzhou pp 41
  • Fan J, Guan, Z. W. and Cantwell W. J (2008) Modelling brittle failure of glass fibre composites subjected to static loading. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology. Civil-Comp Press, Athens pp Paper 313
  • Zhu, E. C., Guan, Z. W. , Rodd, P.D. and Pope, D. J. (2007) Structural behaviour of OSB webbed timber I-beams with openings. ASCE?s Journal of Structural Engineering vol 131 issue 1 pp 145-149
  • Dullah, A. R. and Guan, Z. W. (2007) Thermal/moisture mapping of the cricket helmet microclimate. In: Budimir Mijović ed(s) Proceedings of 3rd International Ergonomics Conference. Croatia Society of Ergonomics, Zagreb pp 43-51
  • Zhou, H., Guan, Z. W. and Niu, Z. (2007) Solving 2D Orthotropic Potential Cauchy Problems of A Thin Body by the Boundary Element Method. the Association of Computational Mechanics in Engineering. Civil-Comp, Glasgow pp 16
  • Guan, Z. W., Dullah, A. R. and Zhou, H. L. (2007) Experimental thermal/moisture mapping of industrial safety helmets. The HCI International 2007. Springer, Beijing pp 678
  • Guan Z.W. and Cantwell W.J. (2007) Numerical modeling of FMLs subjected to a projectile impact. In: Yao Z.H. and Yuan M.W. ed(s) Proceedings of International Syposium on Computational Mecahnics. Tsinghua University Press, Beijing pp 415
  • T. Zhou and Z. W. Guan (2006) Review of existing and newly developed approaches to obtain timber embedding strength. Progress in Structural Engineering and Materials vol 8 issue 2 pp 49-67
  • Z. W. Guan and D.J. Pope (2006) Modelling of the shear behaviour of punched metal plate timber fasteners. In: D. Rosowsky ed(s) 9th World Conference on Timber Engineering. Oregon State University Press, Portland pp 369
  • M. Inoue, K. Tanaka, Y. Shirakawa & Guan, Z.W. (2006) Study on reinforcement around bolt hole at fastener joint in timber structure. In: D. Rosowsky ed(s) 9th World Conference on Timber Engineering. Oregon State University Press, Portland pp 213
  • Guan, Z. W. and Rodd, P. D. (2005) Review of existing and newly developed approaches to obtain timber embedding strength. Computers & Structures vol 83 issue 28-30 pp 49-67
  • Zhu, E. C., Guan, Z. W. , Rodd, P.D. and Pope, D. J. (2005) Buckling of oriented strand board webbed wood I-beams. ASCE’s Journal of Structural Engineering vol 131 issue 10 pp 1629-1636
  • Guan, Z. W. (2005) Development of representative failure modes of polymeric lining in renovated pipe systems. In: M.R. Tamjis ed(s) Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical & Materials Engineering. University of Malaya, Kula Lumpa pp 79
  • Guan, Z. W., Zois, C. (2005) Modelling of timber framed shear wall using wooden nails. In: B.H.V. Topping ed(s) Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing. Civil-Comp Press, Rome pp 477
  • Guan, Z. W., Legakis, K. and Pope (2005) Finite element modelling of steel webbed joists. In: B.H.V. Topping ed(s) Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing. Civil-Comp Press, Rome pp 91
  • Zhou, T., Rodd, P. D., Guan, Z. W. and Pope, D. J. (2004) Deformation Behaviour of Timber Joints Made Using Double-Sided Punched Metal Nail Plate Connectors. In: A. Ranta-Maunus and T. Toratti ed(s) Proceedings of 8th World Conference on Timber Engineering. VTT, Lahti pp 285-288
  • Guan, Z. W. and Zhu, E. C. (2004) 3-D numerical modelling of composite I-beams with openings. In: Z.H. Yao, M.W. Yuan, W.X. Zhong ed(s) Proceedings of 6th World Congress on Computational Mechanics. Springer, Beijing pp 597
  • Guan, Z. W. and Rodd, P. D. (2003) Review of existing and newly developed approaches to obtain timber embedding strength. Structural Engineering and Mechanics vol 16 issue 4 pp 49-67
  • Covill, D., Guan, Z. W. and Bailey, M. (2003) A 2-D model of the thermal micro-climate in footwear. In: P. Milburn ed(s) Proceedings of the 6th Symposium on Footwear Biomechanics. University of Otago, Queenstown pp 81
  • Zhu, E. C., Guan, Z. W. and Shen, S. Z. (2002) Non-linear Finite Element Analysis of Thin Shell SFRC Structures. Magazine of Concrete Research vol 54 issue 4 pp 291-298
  • Rodd, P. D., Guan, Z. W. and Pope, D. J. (2002) Test results and modelling of a new timber connector. In: M. Wan ed(s) Proceedings of the 7th World Conference On Timber Engineering. FRIM, Shah Alam pp 160-167
  • Guan, Z. W. and Rodd, P. D. (2002) 3-D finite element modelling of timber joints locally reinforced by DVW discs. In: C.K. Choi and W.C. Schnobrich ed(s) Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics. Techno-Press, Busan pp 222
  • Guan, Z. W. and Boot, J. C. (2001) Creep analysis of polymeric pipes under internal pressure. Polymer Engineering and Science vol 41 issue 6 pp 955-961
  • Guan, Z. W. and Rodd, P. D. (2000) A 3-D FE model for locally reinforced timber joints made with hollow dowel fasteners. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering vol 27 issue 4 pp 785-797
  • Guan, Z. W. and Rodd, P. D. (2000) The role of reinforcing materials in timber connections. In: D. Cohen ed(s) Proceedings of the 6th World Conference On Timber Engineering. UBC Press, Whistler pp 9
  • Rodd, P. D., Guan, Z. W. and Pope, D. J. (2000) Measurement & rationalization of fastener embedment test data. In: D. Cohen ed(s) Proceedings of the 6th World Conference On Timber Engineering. UBC Press, Whistler pp 10
  • Guan, Z. W. and Rodd, P. D. (1999) Reduce risk of brittle failure in timber connections. In: S.Y. Wang and M.C. Yeh ed(s) Proceedings of International Conference On Effective Utilisation of Plantation Timber. The Forest Product Association of R.O.C., Chi-Tou pp 378-385
  • Guan, Z. W. (1998) Structural behaviour of glued bolt joints using FRP. In: J. Natterer and J.L. Sandoz ed(s) Proceedings of the 5th World Conference on Timber Engineering. Presses polytechiques et universitaires romandes, Montreux pp 265-272
  • Guan, Z. W. and Rodd, P. D. (1997) Improving the ductility of timber joints by the use of hollow steel dowels. In: B.H.V. Topping and M.B. Leeming ed(s) Proceedings of International Conference on Innovation In Civil & Structural Engineering. Civil-Comp Press, Cambridge pp 229-239
  • Guan, Z. W. (1996) Finite element modelling of contact conditions in a timber joint using Abaqus. In: N. Prinja ed(s) Proceedings of the 11th UK ABAQUS User Group Conference. Abaqus UK Group, Keele pp 159-170
  • Guan, Z. W. and Rodd, P. D. (1996) A simplified FE model for double shear joints made with a hollow dowel fastener. In: Vijaya K.A. Copu ed(s) Proceedings of International Wood Engineering Conference. ommipress, New Orleans pp 164-171
  • Guan, Z. G. and Boot, J. C. (1995) Finite element modelling of elasto-viscoplastic large deformations of polymeric structures. In: B.H.V. Topping ed(s) Proceedings of International Conference on developments in computational techniques for civil engineering. Civil-Comp Press, Cambridge pp 279-289
  • Boot, J. C., Guan, Z. W. and Hughes, J. R. (1993) Some experience with nonlinear time dependent three-dimensional analysis using Abaqus. In: HKS ed(s) Proceedings of the World Abaqus Users Conference. HKS, Aachen pp 71-86
  • Z.W. Guan. (1993) The structural behaviour of thin-walled polymeric pipe linings. PhD. Bradford
  • Guan, Z. W. and Boot, J. C. (1992) Elasto-plastic and elasto-viscoplastic large deformations of polyethylene pipe linings. In: N. Prinja ed(s) Proceedings of the 7th UK ABAQUS User Group Conference. Abaqus UK Group, Cambridge pp 72-81

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Professional Memberships

  • Institution of Structural Engineers
  • Engineering Council
  • Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

Personal Distinctions

  • Keynote Speak: Novel sandwich structures with high energy absorption (ISFEEM2013) (the International Forum on Special Equipment and Engineering Mechanics, Nanjing/China, 2013 2013)
  • Keynote speak: Develop novel lightweight composite structures against extreme loading (ICACME2013) (the First International Conference on Advanced Composites for Marine Engineering, Beijing/China, 2013 2013)
  • Keynote Speak: A review of blast modelling of composite laminates and sandwich structures (ACMTAA13) (the 3rd International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials and Technologies for Aerospace Applications, Wrexham/UK, 2013 2013)
  • Member of Editorial Board (CCST2012) (? the Eleventh Conference in the Computational Structures Technology, Dubrovnik/Croatia 2012)
  • Member of International Scientific Committee (ICCM2012) (? The 4th International Conference on Computational Methods 2012)
  • Invited talk: Modelling damage of lightweight composite structures (Royal Aeronautical Society 2012)
  • Member of Conference Organising Committee (Compo2012) (the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Polymer Matrix Composites, Harbin/China 2012)
  • Member of International Scientific Committee (the 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM18), Jeju/Korea 2011)
  • Member of Editorial Board (the 13th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Crete/Greece 2011)
  • Modelling impact response of fibre metal laminates subjected to low velocity impact (Chinese Computation Mechanics Committee 2010)
  • Numerical modelling of composites, The NGS Innovation Forum, Oxford (National Grid System (NGS) 2010)
  • Elected Member (Executive Council of International Association for Computational Mechanics 2009)
  • Member of Editorial Board (The Twelfth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal 2009)
  • Member of International Scientific Committee (The Tenth International Conference on Timber Engineering, Miyazaki, Japan 2008)
  • Member of Editorial Board (The Eleventh International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing to be held in Malta 2007)
  • Member of Editorial Board (The Tenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Rome 2005)
  • Invitation Fellowship (JSPS - Japanese Society For the Promotion of Science 2002)

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姓名:Zhongwei Guan

职称:Professor

电话:+44-151-794-5210

邮箱:Zhongwei.Guan@liverpool.ac.uk

主页:http://www.liv.ac.uk/engineering/staff/zhongwei-guan/

更新时间:2014-04-24