Liang Xue, Ph.D.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Address

 

Room M110
Northwestern University
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

Email
 

l-xue@northwestern.edu

Phone
  (847)-491-3046

Research Interests

Damage Plasticity Theory, Ductile Fracture of Solids, Constitutive Modeling with Damage, Computational Mechanics, Localization and Instability

Current Research

damage plasticity model and continuum modeling of materials;
localization and instability of plastic flow;
extended finite element method (XFEM);
penetration of plates and dynamic fracture problems.

Education

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 2007
M.S. in Ocean Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 2003
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), 1997
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), 1994
B.S. in Computer Sciences, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), 1994

Honors and Awards

Wunsch Foundation Silent Hoist and Crane Award, 2006; Ziqiang Award , 1997 ; Guanghua Award , 1996 ; Outstanding Graduate , 1994 ; Outstanding Performance Award , 1991-4; Model Student , 1993 ; Outstanding Student , 1992 ;

Society Membership

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

  (* as corresponding author)

J20. Xue L. Mock W. Jr. and Belytschcko T., Penetration of DH-36 steel plates with and without polyurea coating, Mechanics of Materials, 2010, 42(11):981-1003. >>download (doi)

J19. Xue L.*, and Belytschko T., Fast methods for determining instabilities of elastic-plastic damage models through closed-form expressions, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2010, 84(12):1490-1518. >>download (doi)

J18. Xue L.*, Localization conditions and diffused necking for damage plastic solids, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2010, 77(8):1275-1297. >>download (doi)

J17. Xue L.*, and Wierzbicki T., Ductile fracture characterization of aluminum alloy 2024-T351 using damage plasticity theory, International Journal of Applied Mechanics (invited), 2009, 1(2):267–304. >>download (doi)

J16. Huang H.C. and Xue L.*, Prediction of slant ductile fracture using damage plasticity theory, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 2009, 86:319-328. >>download (doi)

J15. Xue L.* and Wierzbicki T., Numerical simulation of fracture mode transition in ductile plates, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2009, 46:1423–1435. >>download (doi)

J14. Xue L.*, Stress based fracture envelope for damage plastic solids, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2009, 76(3):419-438. >>download (doi)

J13. Xue L.*, A unified expression for low cycle fatigue and extremely low cycle fatigue and its implication for monotonic loading , International Journal of Fatigue, 2008, 30(10-11):1691-1698. >>download (doi)

J12. Xue L.* and Wierzbicki T., Ductile fracture initiation and propagation modeling using damage plasticity theory, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2008, 75(11):3276-3293. >>download (doi)

J11. Xue L.*, Constitutive modeling of void shearing effect in ductile fracture of porous materials, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2008, 75(11):3343-3366. >>download (doi)

J10. Xue L.*, Damage accumulation and fracture initiation in uncracked ductile solids subject to triaxial loading, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2007, 44(16):5163-5181.>>download (doi)

J9. Liao Q.H., Huang H.C. and Xue L., On material model for thin-walled sheet metal crashworthiness simulation, Machine Design and Research, 2001, (4):64-66

J8. Zhu X.J. Chen T., Xue L. and Li J., Pareto multiobjective genetic algorithm with multiple-chromosomes crossover, Acta Electornica Sinica, 2001, 29(1):106-109

J7. Xue L., Jiang Z.X. and Lin Z.Q., Study of joint failure in car crash simulation. Mechanical Science and Technology, 2000, 19(2):304-309

J6. Zhu, X.J., Xue, L., Wang, A.L., Zhang, H.Q., Ye, Q.T., Multiobjective optimization of complex structure using neural networks, Mechanical Science and Technology, 2000, 19(3), 368-370

J5. Lin Z.Q., Xue L. and Shu Y.P. An analytical method for Ricatti equation under optimal control, Journal of East China Shipbuilding Institute, 2000, 4(2):44-50

J4. Wu J.S., Xue L., Shu Y.P. and Zhang, J.W., Buckling and postbuckling of laminated sheardeformable cylindrical shells under axial compression, Journal of East China Shipbuilding Institute, 1999, 13(2):42-46

J3. Xue L., Lin Z.Q. and Jiang Z.X., Numerical simulation of closed-hat section beam collapse under axial load, Journal of East China Shipbuilding Institute, 1999, 13(4):24-28

J2. Xue L. and Lin Z.Q., Study on hourglass control in car crash simulation, Machine Design and Research, 1999, (4):28-32

J1. Xue L., Jiang Z.X. and Lin Z.Q., Crashworthiness simulation of an auto body-in-white, Shanghai Auto, 1999, (11):10-13

Conference Papers and Presentations

C14. Malhotra R., Huang Y., Xue L., Cao J. and Belytschko T., An Investigation on the Accuracy of Numerical Simulations for Single Point Incremental Forming with Continuum Elements, The 10th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes (NUMIFORM 2010), June 13-17, 2010, Pohang, Korea. (7 pages)

C13. Song J.H., Belytschko T. and Xue L., Reent developments on computational failure analysis with the extended finite element method, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE2009-10222), Nov. 13-19, 2009, Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA.

C12. Xue L., Song J.H. and Belytschko T., Dynamic crack initiation and propagation for structural impact problems, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE2009-10223), Nov. 13-19, 2009, Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA.

C11. Xue L., Recent progress in mechanics - ductile fracture modeling, Dong Hua University, Sept. 17, 2009, Shanghai, China. (invited talk)

C10. Xue L., Wierzbicki T. and Belytschko T., Fracture prediction in ductile plates using damage plasticity theory, US National Conf. Computational Mechanics (USNCCM10), July 16-19 2009, Columbus, OH, USA.

C9. Xue L., A simplified damage plasticity model for ductile fracture, IMECE2008, 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Nov. 3-6, 2008, Boston, MA, USA, .

C8. Xue L. and Wierzbicki T., Fracture characterization of aluminum alloy 2024-T351 using damage plasticity theory, Mechanics and Mechanisms of Finite Plastic Deformation, Ed. A. S. Khan and B. Farrokh, Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium of Plasticity, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA. pp. 169-171, Jan. 3-8, 2008. NEAT Press, ISBN: 0-9659463-8-X (3 pages)

C7. Xue L. and Wierzbicki T., Crack propagation in pre-cracked flat panels - flat vs. slant crack, ASME Conference of Applied Mechanics of Materials, June 3-7, 2007, Austin, TX, USA.

C6. Xue L. and Wierzbicki T., Verification of a New Fracture Criterion Using LS-DYNA, the 9th International LS-DYNA User’s Conference, June 4-6, 2006, Dearborn, MI.

C5. Xue L., Void shearing effect in ductile fracture of porous materials, in Local Approach to Fracture, Ed. Besson, J. et al, Proceedings of the 9th European Mechanics of Materials Conference (EMMC9), pp. 483-488, May 9-12, 2006, Moret-sur-Loing, France. (6 pages) >>download

C4. Xue L. and Wierzbicki T., Ductile fracture initiation and propagation modeling using a new fracture criterion, in Local Approach to Fracture, Ed. Besson, J. et al, Proceedings ofthe 9th European Mechanics of Materials Conference (EMMC9), pp. 181-186, May 9-12, 2006, Moret-sur-Loing, France. (6 pages) >>download

C3. Xue L. Zheng L. and Wierzbicki T., Interactive failure in high velocity impact of two box beams, Proceedings of IMECE2003, 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Nov. 16-21, 2003, Washington, D.C., USA.

C2. Xue L. Jiang Z.X. and Lin Z.Q., Effects of initial geometrical imperfection in numerical simulation of dynamic progressive buckling of square tubes, Proceedings of the 6th International LS-DYNA user's conference, June 2000, Detroit, MI, USA.

C1. Xue L. and Lin Z.Q., Numerical simulation for crashworthiness of Body-in-White of Santana, Symposium on 7th Auto Body Tech. Conf. 1999, Shanghai, China.

Book Chapters

B1. Wierzbicki T., Xue L. and Hendry-Brogan, M., Aircraft impact damage, in The Towers Lost and Beyond - A collection of essays on the WTC by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ed. Eduardo Kausel, May 2002. >> media: New York Times (Nov. 11, 2001; Feb. 23, 2002)

Thesis and Technical Reports

R8. Xue L., Ductile fracture modeling : theory, experimental investigation and numerical verification, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D. Dissertation, MIT, February 2007. >>download pdf | from MIT

R7. Wierzbicki T. and Xue L., On the effect of the third invaraint of the stress deviator on ductile fracture, MIT Impact and Crashworthiness Lab Report No. 136, February 2005.

R6. Xue L., Breaking Dam Flood Using Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics Method, Project report, MIT, May 2004.

R5. Xue L., Interactive failure of two empty and fluid-filled beams subjected to high velocity impact, MIT Impact and Crashworthiness Lab Report No. 111, December 2003.

R4. Xue L. and Wierzbicki T., High speed impact of fluid-filled cylinders, MIT Impact and Crashworthiness Lab Report No. 108, November 2003.

R3. Xue L., Zheng L. and Wierzbicki T., Interactive failure in high velocity impact of two box beams, MIT Impact and Crashworthiness Lab Report No. 97, August 2003.

R2. Xue L., Chain link model for crashworthiness analysis of thin-walled tubes, MIT Impact and Crashworthiness Lab Report No. 95, Department of Ocean Engineering, Master thesis, MIT, November 2002.

R1. Wierzbicki, T. Xue L. and Hendry-Brogan M., Aircraft impact damage of the World Trade Center Towers, MIT Impact and Crashworthiness Lab Report No.74, February 2002.



Last updated: December 22, 2010 by L. Xue.