Xuhai Tang
Professor at Wuhan University
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Prof. Tang received his Ph.D. degree from Imperial College London. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Science. His group developed advanced software of numerical modelling, named as AiFrac, and microscale rock mechanics experiment system, in order to understand the behavior of fractured geological media at difficult scales with thermal-hydraulic-mechanical (THM) processes.

Micro-sensitive fractured geological media …

Jingjing Xu, Xuhai Tang, Zhengzhi Wang, Yufei Feng, Kang Bian, 2020. Investigating the softening of weak interlayers during landslides using nanoindentation experiments and simulations, Engineering Geology, 277: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2020.105801
Fracturing with HMT coupling

SJ Tao, XH Tang, J Rutqvist, QS Liu, MS Hu, 2021, “The influence of stress anisotropy and stress shadow on frost cracking in rock”, Computers and Geotechnics,133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2020.103967

SJ Tao, XH Tang, J Rutqvist, MS Hu, QS Liu, 2020, “Simulating three dimensional thermal cracking with TOUGH-FEMM”, Computers and Geotechnics,124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2020.103654

ZY Liu, XH Tang, S Tao, GQ Zhang, M Chen, 2020, “Mechanism of Connecting Natural Caves and Wells Through Hydraulic Fracturing in Fracture-Cavity Reservoirs”, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-020-02225-w

ZL ShaoY Wang, XH Tang, 2020, “The influences of heating and uniaxial loading on granite subjected to liquid nitrogen cooling”, Engineering Geology, 271, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2020.105614

XH Tang, J Rutqvist, MS Hu, NM Rayudu, 2019, “Modeling three-dimensional fluid-driven propagation of multiple fractures using TOUGH-FEMM”, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 52(2), 611-627. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-018-1715-7

 L Sun, G Grasselli, Q Liu, XH Tang, 2019, “Thermal cracking simulation of functionally graded materials using the combined finite-discrete element method”, Computational Particle Mechanics, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40571-019-00290-9

NM Rayudu, XH Tang, G Singh, 2019, “Simulating three dimensional hydraulic fracture propagation using displacement correlation method”, Tunnelling and Underground Space technology, 85, 84-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2018.11.010

 QS Liu, L Sun, XH Tang, B Guo, 2019, “Modelling Hydraulic Fracturing with a Point-Based Approximation for the Maximum Principal Stress Criterion”, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 52(6), 1781-1801. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-018-1648-1

QS Liu, L Sun, XH Tang, L Chen,2018, “Simulate intersecting 3D hydraulic cracks using a hybrid “FE-Meshfree”method”, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 91, 24-43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enganabound.2018.03.005

YT Yang, XH Tang, H Zheng, QS Liu, ZJ Liu, 2018, “Hydraulic fracturing modelling using the enriched numerical manifold method”, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 53, 462-486. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apm.2017.09.024

 K Su, XY Zhou, XH Tang, XY Xu, QS Liu,2017, “Mechanism of cracking in dams using a hybrid FE-Mseshfree Method”, International journal of Geomechanics, 17(9). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000950

YT Yang, XH Tang, H Zheng, QS Liu, L He, 2016, “Three-dimensional fracture propagation with numerical manifold method”, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 72, 65-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enganabound.2016.08.008

YT Yang, L Chen, XH Tang, H Zheng, QS Liu, 2017, “A partition-of-unity based ‘FE-Meshfree’ hexahedral element with continuous nodal stress”, Computers & Structures, 178 :17-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2016.10.012

 YT Yang, XH Tang, H Zheng, 2015, “Construct 'FE-Meshfree' Quad4 using mean value coordinates. Engineering analysis with boundary elements”, 59, 78-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enganabound.2015.04.011

 XH Tang, SC Wu, C Zheng, JH Zhang, 2009, “A Novel Virtual Node Method for Polygonal Elements.Applied Mathematics and Mechanics”, 30(10): 1233-1246. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10483-009-1003-3

XH Tang, C Zheng, SC Wu, JH Zhang, 2009, “A novel four-node quadrilateral element with continuous nodal stress. Applied Mathematics and Mechanics”, 30(12): 1519-1532. https://doi.org/10.1007/sl0483-009-1204-1

Rock fragmentation with ETM
A. Paluszny, X.H. Tang, M. Nejati, R.W. Zimmerman, 2016. A direct fragmentation method with Weibull function distribution of sizes based on finite- and discrete element simulations,International Journal of Solids & Structures, 80:38-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2015.10.019
X.H. Tang, A. Paluszny, R.W. Zimmerman, 2014. An impulse-based energy tracking method for collision resolution, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 278 (15), 160-185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2014.05.004
X.H. Tang, A. Paluszny, R.W. Zimmerman, 2013. Energy conservative property of impulse-based methods for collision resolution. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 95(6): 529-540. https://doi.org/10.1002/nme.4537
A. Paluszny, X.H. Tang, R.W. Zimmerman, 2013. Fracture and impulse based finite-discrete element modelling of fragmentation. Computational Mechanics, 52(5), 1071-1084. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00466-013-0864-5
许婧璟,唐旭海,刘泉声,冯禹菲,2019. 基于能量跟踪法研究岩石破碎对滚石运动轨迹的影响,岩土力学,第40卷,增刊1 https://doi.org/10.16285/j.rsm.2018.2334