Our publications

2019

Wei Zhang, Xiaowei Wang, Haofeng Chen, Tianyu Zhang, Jianming Gong, 2019, A modified viscoplastic tensile model for 9%Cr steel under prior fatigue loading, Mechanics of Materials, in press, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mechmat.2019.103093

Wei Zhang, Xiaowei Wang, Haofeng Chen, Tianyu Zhang, Jianming Gong, 2019, Microstructural damage mechanics-based model for creep fracture of 9%Cr steel under prior fatigue loading, Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 103, 102269

 

Jian-Guo Gong, Cheng Gong, Fu-Zhen Xuan, Haofeng Chen, 2019, Notch effect on structural strength of components at elevated temperature under creep, fatigue and creep-fatigue loading conditions: phenomenon and mechanism, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, DOI: 10.1115/1.4043843

 

Xiaotao Zheng , Fen Wei, Haofeng Chen*, Sujuan Guo, Fuzhen Xuan, 2019, Measurement of small rotation angle of flange joints by a novel flexure magnifying mechanism, Measurement -Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2019.05.090, in press

 

X. Zheng, J. Wang, and H. Chen, 2019, Burst Pressures of High-Density Polyethylene Pipes Considering the Notch Effect: Testing and Prediction, Journal of Testing and Evaluation (in press), https://doi.org/10.1520/JTE20180185.

 

Xuanchen Zhu, Haofeng Chen*, Fuzhen Xuan, Xiaohui Chen, 2019, On the creep fatigue and creep rupture behaviours of 9–12% Cr steam turbine rotor, European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 76, 263-278

 

Wang, R-Z., Guo, S-J., Chen, H., et al, 2019, Multi-axial creep-fatigue life prediction considering history-dependent damage evolution: a new numerical procedure and experimental validation, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, in press, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2019.04.016

 

Heng Peng, Yinghua Liu, Haofeng Chen, 2019, A numerical formulation and algorithm for limit and shakedown analysis of large-scale elastoplastic structures, Computational Mechanics, 63(1), 1-22

 

Zhang, W., Wang, X., Chen, H., Zhang, T., Gong, J, 2019, Evaluation of the effect of various prior creep-fatigue interaction damages on subsequent tensile and creep properties of 9%Cr steel, International Journal of Fatigue, 125, 440-453

 

Nak-Kyun Cho, Haofeng Chen*, Donald Mackenzie, Dario Giugliano, Investigating the effects of cyclic thermo-mechanical loading on cyclic plastic behaviour of 90° back-to-back pipe bend system, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Transactions of the ASME, 2019, in press, doi:10.1115/1.4043376

 

Heng Peng, Jun Shen, Yinghua Liu, Haofeng Chen, 2019, Shakedown analysis of a torispherical head with a piping nozzle under combined loads by the stress compensation method, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 172, 107-118.

 

Dario Giugliano,, Nak-Kyun Cho, Haofeng Chen*, Lorenzo Gentile,2019, Cyclic plasticity and creep-cyclic plasticity behaviours of the SiC/Ti-6242 Particulate Reinforced Titanium Matrix Composites under thermo-mechanical loadings, Composite Structures, 218, 204-216.  

 

Xiaotao Zheng, Haofeng Chen*, Zhiyuan Ma, Fuzhen Xuan, 2019, A novel fatigue assessment approach by Direct Steady Cycle Analysis (DSCA) considering the temperature-dependent strain hardening effect, International Journal of Pressure Vessel and Piping. 170, Pages 66-72.

 

Dario Giugliano, Daniele Barbera, Haofeng Chen*, Nak-Kyun Cho, Yinghua Liu, 2019, Creep-fatigue and cyclically enhanced creep mechanisms in aluminium based metal matrix composites, European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 74, 66-80

 

Su-Juan Guo, Run-Zi Wang, Haofeng Chen, Fu-Zhen Xuan, 2019, A comparative study on the cyclic plasticity and fatigue failure behavior of different subzones in CrNiMoV steel welded joint, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 150, 66–78

 

Heng Peng, Yinghua Liu, Haofeng Chen, 2019, Shakedown analysis of elastic-plastic structures considering the effect of temperature on yield strength: theory, method and applications, European Journal of Mechanics / A Solids, 73, January–February 2019, 318-330                       

2018

Manu Puliyaneth, Daniele Barbera, Haofeng Chen, Fuzhen Xuan, 2018, Study of ratchet limit and cyclic response of welded pipe. International Journal of Pressure Vessel and Piping, 168, 49-58.

Heng Peng, Yinghua Liu, Haofeng Chen, 2018, Shakedown analysis of elastic-plastic structures considering the effect of temperature on yield strength: theory, method and applications, European Journal of Mechanics / A Solids, EJMSOL_2018_506, Accepted 21 Sep 2018

Nak-Kyun Cho, Haofeng Chen*, James T. Boyle, Fu-Zhen Xuan, 2018, Enhanced fatigue damage under cyclic thermo-mechanical loading at high temperature by structural creep recovery mechanism, International Journal of Fatigue, 113, 149-159

 

Xiaotao Zheng, Haofeng Chen*, Zhiyuan Ma, 2018, Shakedown boundaries of multilayered thermal barrier systems considering interface imperfections, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 144, 33-40

 

Xiaotao Zheng  WC Dai  Haofeng Chen*,  Jun Shen, 2018, Ratcheting effect of reinforced graphite sheet with stainless steel insert (RGSWSSI) under cyclic compression at elevated temperature, Fatigue Fract Eng Mater Struct., 1–11 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ffe.12847

 

Yanwei Dai, Yinghua Liu*, Haofeng Chen, 2018, Numerical Investigations on the Effects of T -Stress in Mode I Creep Crack, International Journal of Computational Methods, in press.

 

Xiaohui Chen*, Xu Chen and Haofeng Chen, 2018, Influence of stress level on uniaxial ratcheting effect and ratcheting strain rate in austenitic stainless steel Z2CND18.12N, Steel and Composite Structures, 27(1),  89-94

 

Heng Peng, Yinghua Liu*, Haofeng Chen, Jun Shen, 2018, Shakedown analysis of engineering structures under multiple variable mechanical and thermal loads using the stress compensation method, International Journal of Mechanical Science, 140, 361–375

 

Jun Shen, Haofeng Chen*, Yinghua Liua, 2018, A new four-dimensional ratcheting boundary: Derivation and numerical validation, European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 71, 101-112

 

Jianguo Gong, Tianye Niu, Haofeng Chen*, Fuzhen Xuan, 2018, Shakedown analysis of pressure pipeline with an oblique nozzle at elevated temperatures using the Linear Matching Method. International Journal of Pressure Vessel and Piping. 159,  55-66

 

Nak-Kyun Cho, Haofeng Chen*, 2018, Shakedown, ratchet, and limit analyses of 90° back-to-back pipe bends under cyclic in-plane opening bending and steady internal pressure, European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 67, 231-242

2017

Xuanchen Zhu, Haofeng Chen*, fuzhen xuan, Xiaohui Chen, 2017, Cyclic plasticity behaviours of steam turbine rotor subjected to cyclic thermal and mechanical loads, European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 66, 243-255

Jun Shen, Haofeng Chen, Yinghua Liu, Development Programme of R5 procedure for Assessment of Structural Integrity at High Temperatures, Pressure Vessel Technology, 2017, 34(11), 55-60

Yanwei Dai, Yinghua Liu*, Haofeng Chen, 2017, Mismatch Constraint Effect for Bimaterial Interfacial Creep Crack, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 853, pp. 286-290​

D. Barbera, H. F. Chen*, Y. H. Liu, 2017, Creep Fatigue Life Assessment of a Pipe Intersection with Dissimilar Material Joint by Linear Matching Method, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 853, 366-371

Barbera, D., Chen, H. & Liu, Y., (2017) Advances on creep-fatigue damage assessment from stress concentration on 1CrMoV rotor steel by Linear Matching Method, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, doi: 10.1111/ffe.12603.

Nak-Kyun Cho and Haofeng Chen* (2017). Investigation of structural creep strain recovery and its impact on structural integrity, Accepted for publication in 24th International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology.

Beesley, R., Chen, H. & Hughes, M., A novel simulation for the design of a low cycle fatigue experimental testing programme  1 Jan 2017 In : Computers and Structures. 178, 105–118

Giugliano, D., Barbera, D. & Chen, H. , Effect of fiber cross section geometry on cyclic plastic behavior of continuous fiber reinforced aluminum matrix composites, 2017 In : European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids. 61, 35–46

Daniele Barbera, Haofeng Chen*, Yinghua Liu, Fuzhen Xuan, 2017, Recent Developments of The Linear Matching Method Framework for Structure Integrity Assessment, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology,  2017;139(5):051101-051101-9. 

2016

Barbera, D., Chen, H. & Liu, Y. , Creep-fatigue behaviour of aluminum alloy-based metal matrix composite 30 Apr 2016 In : International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping. 139-140, p. 159-172 14 p.

Barbera, D., Chen, H. & Liu, Y., On creep fatigue interaction of components at elevated temperature  28 Apr 2016 In : Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology. 138, 4, 8 p., 041403

Yanwei Dai, Yinghua Liu*, Haofeng Chen, 2016, The interacting effect for collinear cracks near mismatching bimaterial interface under elastic creep, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Transactions of the ASME, 138(4), pp. 041404-1 - 041404-10

Giugliano, D. & Chen, H., Micromechanical modelling on cyclic plastic behaviour of unidirectional fiber reinforced aluminium matrix composites 1 Apr 2016  In : European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 59 (2016), 155-164

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2015

Barbera, D., Chen, H. F. & Liu, Y. H., On the creep fatigue behavior of Metal Matrix Composites  22 Dec 2015 In : Procedia Engineering. 130, p. 1121-1136 16 p.

Jackson, G. D., Chen, H. F. & Tipping, D., Shakedown and creep rupture assessment of a header branch pipe using the Linear Matching Method  22 Dec 2015 In : Procedia Engineering. 130, p. 1705-1718 14 p.

Daniele Barbera, Haofeng Chen*, James Boyle. Creep rupture assessment by a robust creep data interpolation using the Linear Matching Method, European Journal of Mechanics – A/Solids, 54 (2015) 267-279

Michael Lytwyn, Haofeng Chen*, Alan Ponter.  A Generalized Method for Ratchet Analysis of Structures undergoing Arbitrary Thermo-Mechanical Load Histories, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 104 (2015), pp. 104–124

Ross Beesley, Haofeng Chen*, Martin Hughes. On The Modified Monotonic Loading Concept for the Calculation of the Cyclic J-Integral, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 137(5), 2015, pp. 051406-1 – 051406-11

James Ure, Haofeng Chen*, David Tipping. Verification of the Linear Matching Method for Limit and Shakedown Analysis by Comparison with Experiments, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Transactions of the ASME, 137(3), 2015, pp. 031003-1 - 031003-6

Michael Lytwyn, Haofeng Chen*, Michael Martin. Comparison of the Linear Matching Method to Rolls-Royce's Hierarchical Finite Element Framework for ratchet limit analysis, International Journal of Pressure Vessel and Piping, 125, 2015, Pages 13-22

2014

Haofeng Chen*, Weihang Chen, James Ure. A Direct Method on the Evaluation of Cyclic Steady State of Structures with Creep Effect, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Transactions of the ASME, 136(6), 2014, pp. 061404-1 - 061404-10

James Ure, Haofeng Chen*, David Tipping. Integrated Structural Analysis Tool using the Linear Matching Method part 1 – Software Development. International Journal of Pressure Vessel and Piping, 120-121, 2014, Pages 141-151

Haofeng Chen*, James Ure, David Tipping. Integrated Structural Analysis Tool using the Linear Matching Method part 2 – Application and Verification. International Journal of Pressure Vessel and Piping, 120-121, 2014, Pages 152-161

*Bradford R.A.W., Ure J. and Chen H.F., The Bree problem with different yield stresses on-load and off-load and application to creep ratcheting, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 113, 2014, Pages 32-39

2013

Gorash Y. and *Chen H.F., On creep-fatigue endurance of TIG-dressed weldments using the linear matching method, Engineering Failure Analysis, 34, 12/2013; Pages 308-323.

 

*Gorash Y. and Chen H.F., Application of the linear matching method to creep-fatigue failure analysis of cruciform weldment manufactured of the austenitic steel AISI type 316N(L), Materials Research Innovations, 17(5), August 2013, Pages 337-343

 

Gorash Y. and *Chen H.F., A parametric study on creep-fatigue strength of welded joints using the linear matching method, International Journal of Fatigue, Volume 55, October 2013, Pages 112-125

 

Gorash Y., *Chen .H. F., Creep-fatigue life assessment of cruciform weldments using the linear matching method, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Volume 104, April 2013, Pages 1–13

Chen W.H. and *Chen H.F., Cyclic J-integral using the Linear Matching Method, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 108-109, 2013, Pages 72-80

Jappy A., Mackenzie D. and Chen H.F., A fully implicit, lower bound, multi-axial solution strategy for direct ratchet boundary evaluation, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Transactions of the ASME, 135(5), 2013, pp. 051202

*Chen H.F., Ure J., Tipping D., Calculation of a lower bound ratchet limit part 1 – Theory, numerical implementation and verification, European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids,37 (2013) pp. 361-368 

Ure J., *Chen H.F., Tipping D., Calculation of a lower bound ratchet limit part 2 – Application to a pipe intersection with dissimilar material join, European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids, 37(2013), pp. 369-378 

2012

Gorash Y. and *Chen H.F., On creep-fatigue endurance of TIG-dressed weldments using the linear matching method, Engineering Failure Analysis, 34, 12/2013; Pages 308-323.

 

*Gorash Y. and Chen H.F., Application of the linear matching method to creep-fatigue failure analysis of cruciform weldment manufactured of the austenitic steel AISI type 316N(L), Materials Research Innovations, 17(5), August 2013, Pages 337-343

 

Gorash Y. and *Chen H.F., A parametric study on creep-fatigue strength of welded joints using the linear matching method, International Journal of Fatigue, Volume 55, October 2013, Pages 112-125

 

Gorash Y., *Chen .H. F., Creep-fatigue life assessment of cruciform weldments using the linear matching method, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Volume 104, April 2013, Pages 1–13


Chen H. F., Chen W., Li T., Ure J., On Shakedown, Ratchet and Limit Analysis of Defective Pipeline, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Transactions of the ASME, 134(1), February 2012, pp. 011202 (8 pages)

2011

Li T., *Chen H. F., Chen W., Ure J., On the shakedown analysis of welded pipes, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Volume 88, Issues 8-9, August-September 2011, Pages 301-310

 

 Chen H. F., Ure J., Li T., Chen W., Mackenzie, D., Shakedown and limit analysis of 90° pipe bends under internal pressure, cyclic in-plane bending and cyclic thermal loading, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Volume 88, Issues 5-7, May-July 2011, Pages 213-222

Chen H. F., Chen W., Li T., Ure J., Shakedown Analysis of Composite Cylinders with Cross Hole, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 133, JUNE 2011, pp. 031206

2010

Chen H. F.‚ Chen W., Li T.,  Ure J., Shakedown Analysis of Composite Cylinders with Cross Hole,  PVP2010-25429, Proceedings of ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, PVP 2010, July 26-30, 2010, Seattle, USA.

Chen H. F., Linear Matching Method for Design Limits in Plasticity, Computers, Materials & Continua, vol.20, no.2, 2010, pp.159-183

Chen H. F. and Ponter A.R.S., A Direct Method on the Evaluation of Ratchet Limit, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 132, (4), 041202 (8 pages), August 2010.

Chen H. F., Lower and Upper Bound Shakedown Analysis of Structures with Temperature-Dependent Yield Stress, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Transactions of the ASME, v 132, Feb 2010, p 1-8.

2009

Chen H. F.‚ Shakedown analysis of structures with temperature-dependent yield stress’,  Paper PVP2009-77194, Proceedings of ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, PVP 2009, Prague, Czech Republic, 26-30 July 2009.

 

Chen H. F., Ponter A. R. S.(2009) , “Structural integrity assessment of superheater outlet penetration tubeplate”, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Volume 86, Issue 7,  pp 412-419

2008-2001

Chen H. and Ponter A. R. S, (2007), ‘Modeling of the Behavior of a Welded Joint Subjected to Reverse Bending Moment at High Temperature’, Trans ASME, J. Pressure Vessel Technol. 129, 254.

Chen H. F. & Ponter A.R.S., Linear Matching Method on the evaluation of plastic and creep behaviours for bodies subjected to cyclic thermal and mechanical loading, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2006; 68: p13-32

Chen H. F., Ponter A. R. S. and Ainsworth R. A., (2006), “The linear matching method applied to the high temperature life assessment of structures. Part 2. Assessments beyond shakedown involving changing residual stress fields”, Int. Jn. of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 83, 136-147

 

Chen H. F., Ponter A. R. S. and Ainsworth R. A., (2006), “The linear matching method applied to the high temperature life assessment of structures. Part 1. Assessments involving constant residual stress fields”, Int. Jn. of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 83, 123-135.

Chen H. F. Ponter A. R. S. and Ainsworth R. A.(2005), “The application of the linear matching method to the life assessment method R5: a comparison”, In Proc. of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering, PVP 2005, Denver July 2005.

 

Chen H. F. and Ponter A R. S.,(2005), “Integrity Assessment of a 3D tube plate using the linear matching method, Part 2, Creep relaxation and reverse plasticity”, International Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 82, 95-104

 

Chen H. F. and Ponter A R. S.(2005), “Integrity Assessment of a 3D tube plate using the linear matching method”, Part I, Shakedown, reverse plasticity and ratchetting”, International Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 82, 85-94

Chen H. and Ponter A. R. S.,(2004), “Integrity assessment for a tubeplate using the linear matching method”, International Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 81, 327-336.

 

Ponter A. R. S., H. Chen, Willis M and J. Evans,(2004), “Fatigue-Creep and plastic collapse for V-notched bars and semi-circular notched bar test”, Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, 27, 305-318.

Chen H. and Ponter A. R. S.,(2004), “A simplified creep-reverse plasticity solution method for bodies subjected to cyclic loading”, European Journal of Mechanics, A/Solids, 2004, 81, 651-577.

Chen H. F., Engelhardt M. J. and Ponter A. R. S.,(2003), “Linear matching methods for creep rupture assessment”, Int. Jn. Pressure Vessel and Piping, 80, 213-220.

Chen H. F and Ponter A. R. S., (2003), “Methods for the evaluation of creep relaxation and the amplitude of reverse plastic strains for bodies subjected to cyclic loading”, Proc of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, PVP 2003, 442, 95-106

 

Chen H. F and Ponter A. R. S., (2003), “Application of the Linear Matching Method to the Integrity Assessment of the High Temperature Response of Structures”, Proc of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, PVP2003, 441, 185-196.

Ponter A. R. S., Chen H. and Habibullah,(2002), “Computation of Ratchet Limits for Structures Subjected to Cyclic Loading and Temperature”, In Computational Developments and Applications, PVP – Vol 441, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York, pp 143-152

 

Ponter A. R. S. and Chen H.,(2002), “Behaviour of Structures at High Temperatures”, PVPD – 37, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division, New York, 2002, 37pages

 

Chen H. F. and Ponter A. R. S.,(2002) “The 3-D shakedown and limit analysis using the linear matching method”, International Journal of Pressure Vessel and Piping, 78, 443-451

 Chen H. F and Ponter A. R. S.,(2001)“A method for the evaluation of a ratchet limit and the amplitude of plastic strain for bodies subjected to cyclic loading”, European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids, 20, 555-572

 Ponter A. R. S. and Chen H. F.,(2001) “A minimum theorem for cyclic loading in     excess of shakedown, with applications to the evaluation of a ratchet limit”, European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids, 20, 539-554

Ponter A.R. S. and Chen H. F., (2001) “A programming method for limit and shakedown analysis of structures”, Proc.  2001 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, Atlanta, July 2001, ASME-PVP, 430, 155-162

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