1. Introduction
 With the necessary and practical requirements in the Computational Sciences, they always demand there are many more the effective and accurate computational methods applied to simulate and solve practical problems on computers.
 Besides, we have received and studied experiences and dedication in scientific research, education, and transfer of technology from Vietnamese and foreign professors, experts.
 The effective and suitable strategies are devoted to construct and develop the excellent, positive and enthusiasm human resources in scientific research.
 Basing on objectives of Ton Duc Thang University to be become the research university, we need to invest much time and energy for the research groups.
 On above demands, the division of Computational Mechanics of Ton Duc Thang University was organized on March, 2010. The division has been located at Room C1001, Ton Duc Thang University, Number 19, Nguyen Huu Tho Street, Tan Phong, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
2. Mission and vision
In order to make the model of the excellent research group in Vietnam, DCM has three main missions:
 Build the clear and suitable orientations in the scientific research, consisting of solving the mechanical problems and publishing the high quality journal papers.
 Organize biweekly seminars, conferences, meeting with lots of national or international research groups. These scientific activities help members of DCM, students to be supported, improved, and educated in major fields of Computational Mechanics.
 Perform transfer of technology such as consulting, supporting, transferring, applying engineering and technology in Computational Mechanics.
3. Research topics
The research focus of Division of Computational Mechanics is Computational Solid Mechanics with emphasis on method development for problems involving fracture and failure of solids and fluidstructure interaction.
 Constitutive modeling;
 Material instabilities, fracture, strain localization;
 Numerical methods (extended finite element and meshfree methods);
 Isogeometric analysis;
 Computational fluidstructure interaction;
 Biomechanical engineering.
4. Current members
Dr. Timon Rabczuk Positions: • Head of Division of Computational Mechanics, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam • Full Professor of Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany • Chair of Computational Mechanics, Institute of Structural Mechanics, Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany Areas of expertise: Computational mechanics, Computational materials design, Numerical methods, Constitutive modeling, Material instabilities, Fracture, Strain localization, Biomechanical engineering Editorship: • Editor in chief: International Journal of Modern Mechanics • Editor:  KSCEJournal of Civil Engineering  Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering  Asian Journal of Computational Engineering  Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics  International Journal of Computers Research track record (until October of 2015): • ISI papers: 198 • Total ISI Citations: 5233 • Listed in ISIHighly Cited Researchers in 2014 and 2015 • ISI Hindex: 41 • Top ISI journals (at most 5): 1. Nano Letters 2. Nanoscale 3. Carbon 4. Macromolecules 5. Scientific Reports 

Dr. Thai Hoang Chien Position: Member of Division of Computational Mechanics, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Areas of expertise: Finite element method (FEM), Meshfree method, Isogeometric analysis (IGA), Plates and shells structure, Limit analysis Research track record (until October of 2015): • ISI paper: 51 • Total ISI Citations: 1879 • ISI Hindex: 23 • Top ISI journals (at most 5): 1. Composites Part B: Engineering , IF=6.864 2. Composite Structures, IF= 4.829 3. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, IF= 4.821 4. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, IF= 4.134 5. Computers & Structures, IF= 3.354 

Dr. Magd Abdel Wahab Positions: • Member of Division of Computational Mechanics, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam • Adjunct Professor of Computational Mechanics, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam • Full Professor and Chair of Applied Mechanics, Ghent University, Belgium • Head of Finite Element Modelling research Group, Ghent University, Belgium Areas of expertise: Finite Element Analysis, Numerical Modelling, Computational Mechanics, Fatigue of Materials, Fretting Fatigue, Fretting Wear Editorship: Research track record (until August of 2019): • ISI papers: 227 • Total ISI Citations: 3448 • ISI Hindex: 35 • Top ISI journals (at most 5): 1. Composite Structures 2. Tribology International 3. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 4. Engineering Structures 5. Computers Materials & Continua 

Dr. Xiaoying Zhuang Positions: Member of Division of Computational Mechanics, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Areas of expertise: Engineering and Computing Sciences 
5. Publications (ISI or Scopus only)
163. K.Pereira, N.Bhatti, M.Abdel Wahab (2018); Prediction of fretting fatigue crack initiation location and direction using cohesive zone model ; Tribology International (ISI).
162. T.VuHuu, P.PhungVan, H.NguyenXuan, M.Abdel Wahab (2018); A polytreebased adaptive polygonal finite element method for topology optimization of fluidsubmerged breakwater interaction ; Computers & Mathematics with Applications (ISI).
161. Libardo V. VanegasUseche, Magd M. AbdelWahab and Graham A. Parker (2018); Determination of the Normal Contact Stiffness and Integration Time Step for the Finite Element Modeling of BristleSurface Interaction ; Computers, Materials & Continua (ISI).
160. Chien H.Thai, A.J.M.Ferreira, H.NguyenXuan (2018); Isogeometric analysis of sizedependent isotropic and sandwich functionally graded microplates based on modified strain gradient elasticity theory ; Composite Structures (ISI).
159. Chien H. Thai, A. J. M. Ferreira, M. Abdel Wahab, H. NguyenXuan (2018); A moving Kriging meshfree method with naturally stabilized nodal integration for analysis of functionally graded material sandwich plates ; Acta Mechanica (ISI).
158. Chien H.Thai, A.J.M.Ferreira, T.Rabczuk, H.NguyenXuan (2018); Sizedependent analysis of FGCNTRC microplates based on modified strain gradient elasticity theory ; European Journal of Mechanics  A/Solids (ISI).
157. Tan N.Nguyen, Chien H.Thai, H.NguyenXuan, JaehongLee (2018); NURBSbased analyses of functionally graded carbon nanotubereinforced composite shells ; Composite Structures (ISI).
156. P.PhungVan, Chien H.Thai, H.NguyenXuan, M.Abdel Wahab (2019); Porositydependent nonlinear transient responses of functionally graded nanoplates using isogeometric analysis; Composites Part B: Engineering (ISI).
155. (2018); Thermal conductivity of singlelayer MoS2: A comparative study between 1H and 1T′ phases ; Physica E: Lowdimensional Systems and Nanostructures (ISI).
154. Timon Rabczuk, Mohammad Reza Azadi Kakavand,Raahul Palanivel Uma,Ali Hossein Nezhad Shirazi and Meysam Makaremi (2018); Thermal Conductance along Hexagonal Boron Nitride and Graphene Grain Boundaries ; Energies (ISI).
153. Tran QuocThai, Timon Rabczuk, XiaoyingZhuang (2018); A large deformation isogeometric approach for flexoelectricity and soft materials ; Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (ISI).
152. Dung Trung Tran, Chien H Thai , Hung Xuan Nguyen (2018); A sizedependent functionally graded higher order plate analysis based on modified couple stress theory and moving Kriging meshfree method ; Tech Science Press (ISI).
151. BoHe, Brahmanandam Javvaji, Xiaoying Zhuang (2018); Size dependent flexoelectric and mechanical properties of barium titanate nanobelt: A molecular dynamics study ; Physica B: Condensed Matter (ISI).
150. Tan N.Nguyen, Chien H.Thai, AnhTuanLuu, H.NguyenXuan, JaehongLee (2019); NURBSbased postbuckling analysis of functionally graded carbon nanotubereinforced composite shells ; Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (ISI).
149. Lieu B.Nguyen, Nam V.Nguyen, Chien H.Thai, A.M.J.Ferreira, H.NguyenXuan (2018); An isogeometric Bézier finite element analysis for piezoelectric FG porous plates reinforced by graphene platelets ; Composite Structures (ISI).
148. Cosmin Anitescu, Chuong Nguyen, Timon Rabczuk, Xiaoying Zhuang (2018); Isogeometric analysis for explicit elastodynamics using a dualbasis diagonal mass formulation ; Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (ISI).
147. Mohammad Salavati, TimonRabczuk (2019); Application of highly stretchable and conductive twodimensional 1T VS2 and VSe2 as anode materials for Li, Na and Caion storage ; Computational Materials Science (ISI).
146. Shuwei Zhou, Xiaoying Zhuang, Timon Rabczuk (2019); Phasefield modeling of fluiddriven dynamic cracking in porous media ; Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (ISI).
145. Hassan Yousefi, Timon Rabczuk (2019); Multiresolutionbased adaptive central high resolution schemes for modeling of nonlinear propagating fronts ; Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements (ISI).
144. Shuai Zhou and Xiaoying Zhuang (2018); Characterization of Loading Rate Effects on the Interactions Between Crack Growth and Inclusions in Cementitious Material ; Tech Science Press (ISI).
143. Bo He ,Brahmanandam Javvaji and Xiaoying Zhuang (2019); Characterizing Flexoelectricity in Composite Material Using the ElementFree Galerkin Method ; Energies (ISI).
142. Bo He, Xiaoying Zhuang (2019); Coupled Discrete Crack and Porous Media Model for Hydraulic Fractures using the XFEM ; KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering (ISI).
141. B. H. Nguyen, X. Zhuang, H. S. Park and T. Rabczuk (2019); Tunable topological bandgaps and frequencies in a prestressed soft phononic crystal ; Journal of Applied Physics (ISI).
140. Chien H.Thai, A.J.M.Ferreira, T.D.Tran, P.PhungVan (2019); Free vibration, buckling and bending analyses of multilayer functionally graded graphene nanoplatelets reinforced composite plates using the NURBS formulation ; Composite Structures (ISI).
139. Chien H.ThaiabA.J.M.FerreiracP.PhungVan (2019); Size dependent free vibration analysis of multilayer functionally graded GPLRC microplates based on modified strain gradient theory ; Composites Part B: Engineering (ISI).
138. Chien H.Thai, A.J.M.Ferreira, P.PhungVan (2019); Size dependent free vibration analysis of multilayer functionally graded GPLRC microplates based on modified strain gradient theory ; Composites Part B: Engineering (ISI).
137. Lieu B.Nguyen, Chien H.Thai, A.M.Zenkour, H.NguyenXuan (2019); An isogeometric Bézier finite element method for vibration analysis of functionally graded piezoelectric material porous plates ; International Journal of Mechanical Sciences (ISI).
136. Samir Khatir, Magd Abdel Wahab (2018); Fast simulations for solving fracture mechanics inverse problems using PODRBF XIGA and Jaya algorithm; Engineering Fracture Mechanics (ISI).
135. S. Tiachacht, A.Bouazzouni, S. Khatir, M. Abdel Wahab, A. Behtani, R. Capozucca (2018); Damage assessment in structures using combination of a modified Cornwell indicator and genetic algorithm; Engineering Structures (ISI).
134. Lilla Mansouri, Arezki Djebbar, Samir Khatir, Magd Abdel Wahab (2018); Effect of hygrothermal aging in distilled and saline water on the mechanical behaviour of mixed short fibre/woven composites; Composite Structures (ISI).
133. Libardo V. VanegasUseche, Magd M. AbdelWahab, Graham A. Parker (2018); Determination of the Normal Contact Stiffness and Integration Time Step for the Finite Element Modeling of BristleSurface Interaction; Computers, Materials & Continua (ISI).
132. T.VuHuu, P. PhungVan, H. NguyenXuan, M. Abdel Wahab (2018); A polytreebased adaptive polygonal finite element method for topology optimization of fluidsubmerged breakwater interaction; Computers & Mathematics with Applications (ISI).
131. K. Pereira, N. Bhatti, M. Abdel Wahab (2018); Prediction of fretting fatigue crack initiation location and direction using cohesive zone model; Tribology International (ISI).
130. Chien H. Thai, A. J. M. Ferreira, M. Abdel Wahab, H. NguyenXuan (2018); A moving Kriging meshfree method with naturally stabilized nodal integration for analysis of functionally graded material sandwich plates; Acta Mechanica (ISI).
129. Chien H.Thai, A.J.M. Ferreira, H. NguyenXuan (2018); Isogeometric analysis of sizedependent isotropic and sandwich functionally graded microplates based on modified strain gradient elasticity theory; Composite Structures (ISI).
128. Shuwei Zhou, Xiaoying Zhuang, Hehua Zhu, Timon Rabczuk (2018); Phase field modelling of crack propagation, branching and coalescence in rocks; Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics (ISI).
127. Chahmi Oucif, George Z. Voyiadjis, Timon Rabczuk (2018); Modeling of damagehealing and nonlinear selfhealing concrete behavior: Application to coupled and uncoupled selfhealing mechanisms; Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics (ISI).
126. C.L. Chan, C. Anitescu, T.Rabczuk (2018); Isogeometric analysis with strong multipatch C1coupling; Computer Aided Geometric Design (ISI).
125. Mohammad Salavati, Hamid Ghasemi, Timon Rabczuk (2018); Electromechanical properties of Boron Nitride Nanotube: Atomistic bond potential and equivalent mechanical energy approach; Computational Materials Science (ISI).
124. Shuwei Zhou, Xiaoying Zhuang, Timon Rabczuk (2018); A phasefield modeling approach of fracture propagation in poroelastic media; Engineering Geology (ISI).
123. Luthfi M.Mauludin, Xiaoying Zhuang, Timon Rabczuk (2018); Computational modeling of fracture in encapsulationbased selfhealing concrete using cohesive elements; Composite Structures (ISI).
122. Shuwei Zhou, Timon Rabczuk, Xiaoying Zhuang (2018); Phase field modeling of quasistatic and dynamic crack propagation: COMSOL implementation and case studies; Advances in Engineering Software (ISI).
121. J. Ni, J. Vande Voorde, J. Antonissen, M. Abdel Wahab (2018); Dependency of phase transformation on the prior austenite grain size and its influence on welding residual stress of S700 steel; Welding in the World (ISI).
120. Chien H. Thai, H. NguyenXuan (2018); A Moving Kriging Interpolation Meshfree Method Based on Naturally Stabilized Nodal Integration Scheme for Plate Analysis; International Journal of Computational Methods (ISI).
119. Nadeem Ali Bhatti, Magd Abdel Wahab (2018); Fretting fatigue crack nucleation: A review; Tribology International (ISI).
118. Nadeem Ali Bhatti, Magd Abdel Wahab (2018); Fretting fatigue damage nucleation under out of phase loading using a continuum damage model for nonproportional loading; Tribology International (ISI).
117. M Djafri, M Bouchetara, C Busch, S Khatir, T Khatir, S Weber, K Shbaita, M Abdel Wahab (2018); Influence of thermal fatigue on the wear behaviour of brake discs sliding against organic and semimetallic friction materials; Tribology Transactions (ISI).
116. Rouzbeh Abadi, Ali Hossein Nezhad Shirazi, Mohammadreza Izadifar, Mohammad Sepahi, TimonRabczuk (2018); Fabrication of nanopores in polycrystalline boronnitride nanosheet by using Si, SiC and diamond clusters bombardment; Computational Materials Science (ISI).
115. Chien H. Thai, Magd Abdel Wahab, Hung NguyenXuan (2018); A layerwise C0type higher order shear deformation theory for laminated composite and sandwich plates; Comptes Rendus Mécanique (ISI).
114. Mohammed A. Msekh, N. H. Cuong, G. Zi, P. Areias, X. Zhuangc, Timon Rabczuk (2017); Fracture properties prediction of clay/epoxy nanocomposites with interphase zones using a phase field model; Engineering Fracture Mechanics (ISI).
113. N.VuBac, T. X. Duong, T.Lahmer, X.Zhuang, R. A. Sauer, H. S. Park, T. Rabczuk (2018); A NURBSbased inverse analysis for reconstruction of nonlinear deformations of thin shell structures; Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (ISI).
112. Samir Khatir, Kevin Dekemele, Mia Loccufier, Tawfiq Khatir, Magd Abdel Wahab (2018); Crack identification method in beamlike structures using changes in experimentally measured frequencies and Particle Swarm Optimization; Comptes Rendus Mécanique (ISI).
111. Khatir Samir, Benaissa Brahim,Roberto Capozucca,Magd Abdel Wahab (2018); Damage detection in CFRP composite beams based on vibration analysis using proper orthogonal decomposition method with radial basis functions and cuckoo search algorithm; Composite Structures (ISI).
110. Mohammed F. Badawy, Mohammed A. Msekh, Khader M. Hamdia, Maria K. Steiner, Tom Lahmer, Timon Rabczuk (2017); Hybrid nonlinear surrogate models for fracture behavior of polymeric nanocomposites; Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics (ISI).
109. Chao Zhang,Junhua Zhao, Timon Rabczuk (2017); The interface strength and delamination of fiberreinforced composites using a continuum modeling approach; Composites Part B: Engineering (ISI).
108. Chien H.Thai, A. J. M. Ferreira, H. NguyenXuan (2017); Naturally stabilized nodal integration meshfree formulations for analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates; Composite Structures (ISI).
107. Chien H. Thai, A. J. M. Ferreira, T. Rabczuk, H. NguyenXuan (2017); A naturally stabilized nodal integration meshfree formulation for carbon nanotubereinforced composite plate analysis; Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements (ISI).
106. YunLai ZHOU, Magd Abdel Wahab (2017); Damage detection using vibration data and dynamic transmissibility ensemble with autoassociative neural network; Mechanika (ISI).
105. Ibrahim M. Gadala, Magd Abdel Wahab, Aram Alfantazi (2017); Electrochemical Corrosion Finite Element Analysis and Burst Pressure Prediction of Externally Corroded Underground Gas Transmission Pipelines; Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology (ISI).
104. CuongLe Thanh, P. PhungVan, Chien H. Thai, H. NguyenXuan, M. Abdel Wahab (2017); Isogeometric analysis of functionally graded carbon nanotube reinforced composite nanoplates using modified couple stress theory; Composite Structures (ISI).
103. Magd Abdel Wahab, A. Behtani, A. Bouazzouni, Samir Khatir, S. Tiachacht, Y.L. Zhou (2017); Damage localization and quantification of composite beam structures using residual force and optimization; Journal Of Vibroengineering (ISI).
102. A.B. Ilyani Akmar, O.Kramer, T. Rabczuk (2017); Probabilistic multiscale optimization of hybrid laminated composites; Composite Structures (ISI).
101. Cosmin Anitescu, Md NaimHossain, TimonRabczuk (2018); Recoverybased error estimation and adaptivity using highorder splines over hierarchical Tmeshes; Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 328, pp. 638662 (ISI).
100. Nadeem Ali Bhatti, Kyvia Pereira, Magd Abdel Wahab (2018); A continuum damage mechanics approach for fretting fatigue under out of phase loading; Tribology International, Vol. 117, pp. 3951 (ISI).
99. Samir Khatir, Idir Belaidi, Tawfiq Khatir, Abderrachid Hamrani, YunLai Zhou, Magd Abdel Wahab (2017); Multiple damage detection in unidirectional graphiteepoxy composite beams using particle swarm optimization and genetic algorithm; MECHANIKA, Vol. 23 (4), pp. 514521 (ISI).
98. Tawfiq Khatir, Boutchicha Djillali, Samir Khatir, Lousdad Abdelkader, Magd Abdel Wahab; Experimental and numerical investigation of flutter phenomenon of an aitcraft wing (NACA 0012); Mechanika, Volume 24 (4), pp. 562  566 (ISI).
97. T. Khatir, M. Bouchetara, M. Djafri. S. Khatir. M. Abdel Wahab (2017); Influence of balancing of internal combustion engines on the operating conditions of hydrodynamic bearings; Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 31 (10), pp. 4579–4588 (ISI).
96. Van Do Vuong Nguyen, Ong Thanh Hai, Thai Chien H. (2017); Dynamic responses of Euler–Bernoulli beam subjected to moving vehicles using isogeometric approach; Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol. 51, pp. 405428 (ISI).
95. Vuong Nguyen Van Do, Chien H. Thai (2017); A modified Kirchhoff plate theory for analyzing thermomechanical static and buckling responses of functionally graded material plates; ThinWalled Structures, Vol. 117, pp. 113–126 (ISI).
94. Chien H. Thai, A.J.M. Ferreira, H. NguyenXuan; Naturally stabilized nodal integration meshfree formulations for analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates; Composite Structures, Vol. 178 (2017), pp. 260276 (ISI).
93. K. Pereira, M. Abdel Wahab; Fretting fatigue crack propagation lifetime prediction in cylindrical contact using an extended MTS criterion for nonproportional loading; Tribology International, Vol. 115, pp. 525–534 (ISI).
92. Huilong Ren, Xiaoying Zhuang, Timon Rabczuk; Dualhorizon peridynamics: A stable solution to varying horizons; Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 318 (2017), pp. 762–782 (ISI).
91. N. NguyenThanh, K. Zhou, X. Zhuang, P. Areias, H. NguyenXuan, Y. Bazilevs, T. Rabczuk; Isogeometric analysis of largedeformation thin shells using RHTsplines for multiplepatch coupling; Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 316 (2017), pp. 1157–1178 (ISI).
90. CuiXia Wang, Chao Zhang, JinWu Jiang, T Rabczuk; The effects of vacancy and oxidation on black phosphorus nanoresonators; Nanotechnology, Vol. 28 (13) (2017), Article number 135202 (ISI).
89. Chiu Ling Chan, Cosmin Anitescu, Yongjie Zhang, Timon Rabczuk; Two and Three Dimensional Image Registration Based on BSpline Composition and Level Sets; Communications in Computational Physics, Vol. 21 (2) (2017), pp. 600622 (ISI).
88. Chao Zhang, XiaoLi Hao, CuiXia Wang, Ning Wei, Timon Rabczuk; Thermal conductivity of graphene nanoribbons under shear deformation: A molecular dynamics simulation; Scientific Reports, Vol. 7 (2017), Article number 41398 (ISI).
87. ChinHyung Lee, KyongHo Chang, Vuong Nguyen Van Do; Numerical investigation on the ratcheting behavior of pressurized stainless steel pipes under cyclic inplane bending; Marine Structures, Vol. 49 (2017), pp. 224–238 (ISI).
86. Junyan Ni, Magd Abdel Wahab; A numerical kinematic model of welding process for low carbon steels; Computers & Structures, Vol. 186 (2017), pp. 35–49 (ISI).
85. K. Pereira, T. Yue, M. Abdel Wahab; Multiscale analysis of the effect of roughness on fretting wear; Tribology International, Vol. 110 (2017), pp. 222–231 (ISI).
84. YunLai Zhou, Magd Abdel Wahab; Cosine based and extended transmissibility damage indicators for structural damage detection; Engineering Structures, Vol. 141 (2017), pp. 175–183 (ISI).
83. P. PhungVan, A.J.M. Ferreira, H. NguyenXuan, M. Abdel Wahab; An isogeometric approach for sizedependent geometrically nonlinear transient analysis of functionally graded nanoplates; Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol. 118 (2017), pp. 125–134 (ISI)
82. Juan Carlos Martínez, Libardo Vicente Vanegas Useche, Magd Abdel Wahab; Numerical prediction of fretting fatigue crack trajectory in a railway axle using XFEM; International Journal of Fatigue, Vol. 100 (2017), pp. 32–49 (ISI).
81. Rouzbeh Abadi, Raahul Palanivel Uma, Mohammadreza Izadifar, Timon Rabczuk; Investigation of crack propagation and existing notch on the mechanical response of polycrystalline hexagonal boronnitride nanosheets; Computational Materials Science, Vol. 131 (2017), pp. 86–99 (ISI).
80. P. PhungVan, Qui X. Lieu, H. NguyenXuan, M. Abdel Wahab; Sizedependent isogeometric analysis of functionally graded carbon nanotubereinforced composite nanoplates; Composite Structures, Vol. 166 (2017), pp. 120–135 (ISI).
79. Nadeem Ali Bhatti, Magd Abdel Wahab; Finite element analysis of fretting fatigue under out of phase loading conditions; Tribology International, Vol. 109 (2017), pp. 552–562 (ISI).
78. Nadeem Ali Bhatti, Magd Abdel Wahab; Finite element analysis of fretting fatigue under out of phase loading conditions; Tribology International, Vol. 109 (2017), pp. 552–562 (ISI).
77. Deepak Kumar, Raja Biswas, Leong Hien Poh, Magd Abdel Wahab; Fretting fatigue stress analysis in heterogeneous material using direct numerical simulations in solid mechanics; Tribology International, Vol. 109 (2017), pp. 124–132 (ISI).
76. Tongyan Yue, Magd Abdel Wahab; Finite element analysis of fretting wear under variable coefficient of friction and different contact regimes; Tribology International, Vol. 107 (2017), pp. 274–282 (ISI).
75. Chiu Ling Chan, Cosmin Anitescu, Timon Rabczuk; Volumetric parametrization from a level set boundary representation with PHTsplines; ComputerAided Design, Vol. 82 (2017), pp. 2941 (ISI).
74. Huilong Ren, Zili Dai, Xiaoying Zhuang, Timon Rabczuk; DualSupport Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics for Elastic Mechanics; International Journal of Computational Methods, Vol. 14 (4) (2017), Article number 1750039 (ISI).
73. P. PhungVan, Loc V. Tran, A. J. M. Ferreira, H. NguyenXuan, M. AbdelWahab; Nonlinear transient isogeometric analysis of smart piezoelectric functionally graded material plates based on generalized shear deformation theory under thermoelectromechanical loads; Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 87 (2) (2017), pp. 879–894 (ISI).
72. Fatemeh Amiri, Daniel Millán, Marino Arroyo, Mohammad Silani, Timon Rabczuk; Fourth order phasefield model for local maxent approximants applied to crack propagation; Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 312 (2016), pp. 254–275 (ISI).
71. Cuixia Wang, Chao Zhang, JinWu Jiang, Ning Wei, Harold S. Park, Timon Rabczuk; Selfassembly of water molecules using graphene nanoresonators; RSC Advances, Vol. 6 (112) (2016), pp. 110466110470 (ISI).
70. Ehsan Rabizadeh, Amir Saboor Bagherzadeh, Timon Rabczuk; Goaloriented error estimation and adaptive mesh refinement in dynamic coupled thermoelasticity; Computers & Structures, Vol. 173 (2016), pp. 187–211 (ISI).
69. S.S. Nanthakumar, Tom Lahmer, Xiaoying Zhuang, Harold S. Park, Timon Rabczuk; Topology optimization of piezoelectric nanostructures; Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 94 (2016), pp. 316–335 (ISI).
68. N. VuBac, T. Lahmer, X. Zhuang, T. NguyenThoi, T. Rabczuk; A software framework for probabilistic sensitivity analysis for computationally expensive models; Advances in Engineering Software, Vol. 100 (2016), pp. 19–31 (ISI)
67. N. VuBac, P.M.A. Areias, T. Rabczuk; A multiscale multisurface constitutive model for the thermoplastic behavior of polyethylene; Polymer, Vol. 105 (2016), pp. 327–338 (ISI).
66. M. Jamshidian, P. Thamburajab, T. Rabczuk; A multiscale coupled finiteelement and phasefield framework to modeling stressed grain growth in polycrystalline thin films; Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 327 (2016), pp. 779–798 (ISI).
65. YunLai Zhou, Nuno M.M. Maia, Rui P.C. Sampaio, Magd Abdel Wahab; Structural damage detection using transmissibility together with hierarchical clustering analysis and similarity measure; Structural Health Monitoring (2016) (ISI).
64. Abdelwahhab Khatir, Mohamed Tehami, Samir Khatir, Magd Abdel Wahab; Multiple damage detection and localization in beamlike and complex structures using coordinate modal assurance criterion combined with firefly and genetic algorithms; Journal of Vibroengineering, Vol. 18 (2016), pp. 50635073 (ISI)
63. S.Sh. Ghorashi, T. Lahmer, A.S. Bagherzadeh, G. Zi, T. Rabczuk; A stochastic computational method based on goaloriented error estimation for heterogeneous geological materials; Engineering Geology (2016) (ISI).
62. B. Javvaji, P.R. Budarapu, V.K. Sutrakar, D. Roy Mahapatra, M. Paggi, G. Zi, T. Rabczuk; Mechanical properties of Graphene: Molecular dynamics simulations correlated to continuum based scaling laws; Computational Materials Science, Vol. 125 (2016), pp. 319–327 (ISI).
61. Bo He, Bohayra Mortazavi, Xiaoying Zhuang, Timon Rabczuk; Modeling Kapitza resistance of twophase composite material; Composite Structures (2016), Vol. 152, pp. 939–946 (ISI).
60. Atiyeh Alsadat Mousavi, Behrouz Arash, Xiaoying Zhuang, Timon Rabczuk; A coarsegrained model for the elastic properties of cross linked short carbon nanotube/polymer composites; Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol. 95 (2016), pp. 404–411 (ISI).
59. S. Sh. Ghorashi, T. Rabczuk; Goaloriented error estimation and mesh adaptivity in 3d elastoplasticity problems; International Journal of Fracture (2016), DOI: 10.1007/s107040160113y (ISI).
58. Huilong Ren, Xiaoying Zhuang, Yongchang Cai, Timon Rabczuk; Dualhorizon peridynamics; Vol. 108 (2016), pp. 1451–1476 (ISI).
57. Minh Quy Le, Bohayra Mortazavi, Timon Rabczuk; Mechanical properties of borophene films: a reactive molecular dynamics investigation; Nanotechnology, Vol. 27 (2016), Acticle number 445709 (ISI).
56. Rouzbeh Abadi, Raahul Palanivel Uma, Mohammadreza Izadifar, Timon Rabczuk; The effect of temperature and topological defects on fracture strength of grain boundaries in singlelayer polycrystalline boronnitride nanosheet; Computational Materials Science, Vol. 123 (2016), pp. 277–286 (ISI).
55. YunLai Zhou, Magd Abdel Wahab; Rapid early damage detection using transmissibility with distance measure analysis under unknown excitation in longterm health monitoring; Journal of Vibroengineering, Vol. 18 (2016), pp. 44914499 (ISI).
54. YunLai Zhou, Nuno MM Maia, Magd Abdel Wahab; Damage detection using transmissibility compressed by principal component analysis enhanced with distance measure; Journal of Vibration and Control (2016), DOI: 0.1177/1077546316674544 (ISI).
53. HoangHiep PhanDao, Chien H. Thai, Jaehong Lee, Hung NguyenXuan; Analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plate structures using generalized layerwise HSDT and improved meshfree radial point interpolation method; Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol. 58 (2016), pp. 641–660 (ISI).
52. Chien H. Thai, Tan N. Nguyen, T. Rabczuk, H. NguyenXuan; An improved moving Kriging meshfree method for plate analysis using a refined plate theory; Computers & Structures, Vol. 176 (2016), pp. 34–49 (ISI).
51. Chien H. Thai, Vuong N.V. Do, H. NguyenXuan; An improved Moving Krigingbased meshfree method for static, dynamic and buckling analyses of functionally graded isotropic and sandwich plates; Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, Vol. 64 (2016), pp. 122–136 (ISI).
50. Tan N. Nguyen, Chien H. Thai, H. NguyenXuan; A novel computational approach for functionally graded isotropic and sandwich plate structures based on a rotationfree meshfree method; ThinWalled Structures, Vol. 107 (2016), pp. 473–488 (ISI)
49. ChinHyung Lee, KyongHo Chang, Vuong Nguyen Van Do; Modeling the high cycle fatigue behavior of Tjoint fillet welds considering weldinduced residual stresses based on continuum damage mechanics; Engineering Structures, Vol. 125 (2016), pp. 205–216 (ISI).
48. Kyvia Pereira, Stephane Bordas, Satyendra Tomar, Roman Trobec, Matjaz Depolli, Gregor Kosec, Magd Abdel Wahab; On the Convergence of Stresses in Fretting Fatigue; Materials, Vol. 9 (2016), Article Number 639 (ISI).
47. Tongyan Yue, Magd Abdel Wahab; A Numerical Study on the Effect of Debris Layer on Fretting Wear; Materials, Vol. 9 (2016), pp.114 (ISI).
46. Mohammed A. Msekh, M. Silani, M. Jamshidian, P. Areias, X. Zhuang, G. Zi, P. He, Timon Rabczuk; Predictions of J integral and tensile strength of clay/epoxy nanocomposites material using phase field model; Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol.93 (2016), pp.97–114 (ISI).
45. Khader M. Hamdia, Xiaoying Zhuang, Pengfei He, Timon Rabczuk; Fracture toughness of polymeric particle nanocomposites: Evaluation of models performance using Bayesian method; Composites Science and Technology, Vol.126 (2016), pp.122–129 (ISI).
44. Tuan N. Nguyen, Chien H. Thai, H. NguyenXuan; On the general framework of high order shear deformation theories for laminated composite plate structures: A novel unified approach; International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol.110 (2016), pp.242–255 (ISI).
43. Behrouz Aras, Harold S. Parkd, Timon Rabczuk; Coarsegrained model of the Jintegral of carbon nanotube reinforced polymer composites; Carbon, Vol. 96, pp.1084 – 1092 (2016) (ISI).
42. Chien H. Thai, A.M. Zenkour, M. Abdel Wahab and H. NguyenXuan; A simple fourunknown shear and normal deformations theory for functionally graded isotropic and sandwich plates based on isogeometric analysis; Composite Structures, 139: 7795 (2016) ISI).
41. Chien H. Thai, M. Abdel Wahab, H. NguyenXuan; A generalized layerwise higherorder shear deformation theory for laminated composite and sandwich plates based on isogeometric analysis; Acta Mechanica, Vol. 227 (5) (2017), pp. 1225–1250 (ISI).
40. CuiXia Wang, Chao Zhang, JinWu Jiang, Timon Rabczuk; A coarsegrained simulation for the folding of molybdenum disulphide; Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, DOI:10.1088/00223727/49/2/025302 (2015) (ISI).
39. Ashkan Almasi, Mohammad Silani, Hossein Talebi, Timon Rabczuk; Stochastic analysis of the interphase effects on the mechanical properties of clay/epoxy nanocomposites; Composite Structures, Vol. 133, 1302 – 1312 (2015) (ISI).
38. CuiXia Wang, Chao Zhang, JinWu Jiang, Harold S. Park, T. Rabczuk; Mechanical Strain Effects on Black Phosphorus Nanoresonators; Nanoscale, DOI: 10.1039/C5NR06441D (2015) (ISI).
37. Lieu B. Nguyen, Chien H. Thai, H. NguyenXuan; A generalized unconstrained theory and isogeometric finite element analysis based on Bézier extraction for laminated composite plates; Engineering with Computers, p.119, (DOI: 10.1007/s003660150426x) (2015) (ISI).
36. P. PhungVan, Lieu B. Nguyen, Loc V. Tran, T.D. Dinh, Chien H. Thai, S.P.A. Bordas, M. AbdelWahab, H. NguyenXuan; An efficient computational approach for control of nonlinear transient responses of smart piezoelectric composite plates; International Journal of NonLinear Mechanics, 76:190202, 2015 (ISI).
35. P. R. Budarapu, B. Javvaji, V. K. Sutrakar, D. Roy Mahapatra, G. Zi, T. Rabczuk*; Crack propagation in graphene; Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 118, DOI: 10.1063/1.4928316, 2015 (ISI).
34. Hamid Ghasemi, Pierre Kerfriden, Stephane P.A. Bordas, Jacob Muthu, Goangseup Zi, Timon Rabczuk*; Probabilistic multiconstraints optimization of cooling channels in ceramic matrix composites; Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol.81, pp.107–119, 2015 (ISI).
33. Khader M. Hamdia, Mohammed A. Msekh, Mohammad Silani, Nam VuBac, Xiaoying Zhuang, Trung NguyenThoi, Timon Rabczuk*; Uncertainty quantification of the fracture properties of polymeric nanocomposites based on phase field modeling; Composite Structures, Vol.133, pp.1177–1190, 2015 (ISI).
32. Behrouz Arash, Harold S. Park, Timon Rabczuk*; Tensile fracture behavior of short carbon nanotube reinforced polymer composites: A coarsegrained model; Composite Structures, Vol.134, pp.981–988, 2015 (ISI).
31. Chien H. Thai, H. NguyenXuan, S.P.A. Bordas, N. NguyenThanh and T. Rabczuk. Isogeometric analysis of laminated composite plates using the higherorder shear deformation theory. Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures; 22: 451469, 2015 (ISI).
30. Loc V. Tran, T. NguyenThoi, Chien H. Thai, H. NguyenXuan. An edgebased smoothed discrete shear gap method (ESDSG) using the C0type higherorder shear deformation theory for analysis of laminated composite plates. Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures; 22 (4), 24826, 2015 (ISI).
29. Chien H. Thai, S. Kulasegaram, Loc V. Tran, H. NguyenXuan. Generalized shear deformation theory for functionally graded isotropic and sandwich plates based on isogeometric approach. Computer and Structures, 141: 94112, 2014 (ISI).
28. H. NguyenXuan, Loc V. Tran, Chien H. Thai, Canh V. Le. Plastic collapse analysis of cracked structures using extended isogeometric elements and second order cone programming. Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 72: 1327, 2014 (ISI).
27. Loc V. Tran, Chien H. Thai, Hien T. Le, Buntara. S. Gan, Jaehong Lee, H. NguyenXuan. Isogeometric analysis of laminated composite plates based on a fourvariable refined plate theory. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 47: 6881, 2014 (ISI).
26. H. NguyenXuan, Loc V. Tran, Chien H. Thai, S. Kulasegaram, S.P.A. Bordas. Isogeometric analysis of functionally graded plates using a refined plate theory. Composite Part B, 64: 222234, 2014 (ISI).
25. P. PhungVan, L. De Lorenzis, Chien H. Thai, M. AbdelWahab, H. NguyenXuan. Analysis of laminated composite plates integrated with piezoelectric sensors and actuators using higherorder shear deformation theory and isogeometric finite elements. Computational Materials Science, 96:495505, 2014 (ISI).
24. P. PhungVan, Chien. H. Thai, T. NguyenThoi, H. NguyenXuan. Static and free vibration analyses of composite and sandwich plates by an edgebased smoothed discrete shear gap method (ESDSG3) using triangular elements based on layerwise theory. Composites part B Engineering; 60: 227238, 2014 (ISI).
23. P. PhungVan, T. NguyenThoi, H. LuongVan, C. ThaiHoang, H. NguyenXuan. A cellbased smoothed discrete shear gap method (CSFEMDSG3) using layerwise deformation theory for dynamic response of composite plates resting on viscoelastic foundation. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering; 272: 138159, 2014 (ISI).
22. P. PhungVan, T. NguyenThoi, T. LeDinh, H. NguyenXuan. Static and free vibration analyses and dynamic control of composite plates integrated with piezoelectric sensors and actuators by the cellbased smoothed discrete shear gap method (CSFEMDSG3). Smart Materials and Structures; 22(9): 950260, 2013 (ISI).
21. Chien. H. Thai, A.J.M. Ferreira, T. Rabczuk, S.P.A. Bordas, H. NguyenXuan. Isogeometric analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates using a new inverse trigonometric shear deformation theory. European Journal of Mechanics  A/Solids; 43: 89108, 2013 (ISI).
20. H. NguyenXuan, Chien. H. Thai, T. NguyenThoi. Isogeometric ﬁnite element analysis of composite sandwich plates using a new higher order shear deformation theory. Composite Part B; 55: 558574, 2013 (ISI).
19. Loc V. Tran, Chien H. Thai, H. NguyenXuan. An isogeometric finite element formulation for thermal buckling analysis of functionally graded plates. Finite Element in Analysis and Design; 73: 6576, 2013 (ISI).
18. Loc V. Tran, A. J. Ferreira, H. NguyenXuan. Isogeometric analysis of functionally graded plates using higherorder shear deformation theory. Composites Part B: Engineering; 51: 368383, 2013 (ISI).
17. P. PhungVan, T. NguyenThoi, Loc V. Tran, H. NguyenXuan. A cellbased smoothed discrete shear gap method (CSDSG3) based on the C0type higherorder shear deformation theory for static and free vibration analyses of functionally graded plates. Computational Materials Science; 79: 857872, 2013 (ISI).
16. T. NguyenThoi, P. PhungVan, Chien H. Thai, H. NguyenXuan. A cellbased smoothed discrete shear gap method (CSDSG3) using triangular elements for static and free vibration analyses of shell structures. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences; 74: 3245, 2013 (ISI).
15. T. NguyenThoi, T. BuiXuan, P. PhungVan, H. NguyenXuan, P. NgoThanh. Static, free vibration and buckling analyses of stiffened plates by CSFEMDSG3 using triangular elements. Computers & Structures; 125: 100113, 2013 (ISI).
14. Canh.V. Le, H. NguyenXuan, H. Askes, T. Rabczuk, T. NguyenThoi. Computation of limit load using edgebased smoothed finite element method and secondorder cone programming. International Journal of Computational Methods; 10(1): 00, 2013 (ISI).
13. Chien H. Thai, A.J.M. Ferreira, E. Carrera, H. NguyenXuan. Isogeometric analysis of laminated composite and sandwich plates using a layerwise deformation theory. Composite Structures; 104: 196214, 2013 (ISI).
12. T. NguyenThoi, P. PhungVan, T. Rabczuk, H. NguyenXuan, C. LeVan. An application of the ESFEM in solid domain for dynamic analysis of 2D fluidsolid interaction problems. International Journal of Computational Methods; 10: 00, 2013 (ISI).
11. T. NguyenThoi, P. PhungVan, T. Rabczuk, H. NguyenXuan, C. LeVan. Free and forced vibration analysis using the nsided polygonal cellbased smoothed finite element method (nCSFEM). International Journal of Computational Methods; 10: 00, 2013 (ISI).
10. T. NguyenThoi, P. PhungVan, H. NguyenXuan, Chien H. Thai. A cellbased smoothed discrete shear gap method using triangular elements for static and free vibration analyses of Reissner–Mindlin plates. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering; 91(7): 705741, 2012 (ISI).
9. H. NguyenXuan, T. Rabczuk, T. NguyenThoi, T. N. Tran. N. NguyenThanh. Computation of limit and shakedown loads using a nodebased smoothed finite element method. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering; 90(3): 287310, 2012 (ISI).
8. Chien H. Thai, Loc V. Tran, Dung T. Tran, T. NguyenThoi, H. NguyenXuan. Analysis of laminated composite plates using higherorder shear deformation theory and nodebased smoothed discrete shear gap method. Applied Mathematical Modelling; 36(11): 56575677, 2012 (ISI).
7. H.H. Phan Dao, H. NguyenXuan, Chien. H. Thai, T.NguyenThoi, T. Rabczuk. An edgebased smoothed finite element method for analysis of laminated composite plates. International Journal of Computational Methods; 10(1): 13400050 (2012) (ISI).
6. Chien H. Thai, H. NguyenXuan, N. NguyenThanh, TH. Le, T. NguyenThoi and T. Rabczuk. Static, free vibration, and buckling analysis of laminated composite Reissner–Mindlin plates using NURBSbased isogeometric approach. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering; 91(6): 571603 (2012) (ISI).
5. H. NguyenXuan, Loc V. Tran, Chien H. Thai, T. NguyenThoi. Analysis of functionally graded plates by an efficient finite element method with nodebased strain smoothing. ThinWalled Structures; 54: 118 (2012) (ISI).
4. C. Thai Hoang, N. NguyenThanh, H. NguyenXuan, T. Rabczuk and S. Bordas, A cellbased smoothed finite element method for free vibration and buckling analysis of shells. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 347361 (2011) (ISI).
3. T. NguyenThoi, P. PhungVan, H. LuongVan, H. NguyenVan, H. NguyenXuan. A cellbased smoothed threenode Mindlin plate element (CSMIN3) for static and free vibration analyses of plates. Computatinal Mechanics; Vol. 51, pp. 6581 (2012) (ISI).
2. C. ThaiHoang, N. NguyenThanh, H. NguyenXuan, T. Rabczuk. An alternative alpha finite element method with discrete gap technique for analysis of laminated composite plates. Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 217, pp.7324–7348 (2011) (ISI).
1. H. NguyenXuan, G.R. Liu, C. ThaiHoang, T. NguyenThoi. An edgebased smoothed finite element method with stabilized discrete shear gap technique for analysis of ReissnerMindlin plates. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 199 (912), 471489 (2010) (ISI).
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