Dr Boksun Kim
Lecturer in Civil Engineering
School of Engineering (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
2005: PGC in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Univeristy of Portsmouth, UK.
2000: Ph.D. in Structural Engineering, the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.
1995: MSc in Structural Engineering, Myong Ji Univeristy, Seoul, South Korea.
1993: BSc in Architectural Engineering, Myong Ji University, Seoul, South Korea.
2004- Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA), UK.
Tapered tee beams; finite element analysis; buckling analysis of cold-formed c channels; cement/concrete with Graphene Oxide flakes; sustainable homes; a new fylfot-shaped wave energy device.
Research degrees awarded to supervised students
Ph.D theses that examined:
Yu, N., Kim, B., Yuan, W., Li, L. and Yu, F. An analytical solution ofdistortional buckling resistance of cold-formed steel channel-section beamswith web openings, Thin-Walled Structures. Accepted on 13/11/2017 for publicationfor 2019
Oyinlola, M., Whitehead, T.,Abuzeinab, A., Adelfila, A., Akinola, Y., Anafi, F., Farukh, F., Jegede, O., Kandan, K., Kim, B. & Mosugu, E. Bottle House: A case study oftransdisciplinary research for tackling global challenges, HabitatInternational, 2018;79:18-29. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2018.07.007)
Kim, B, Taylor, L., Troy, A. McArthur, M and Ptaszynska, M. The effects of Graphene Oxide flakes on the mechanical properties of cement mortar. Computers andConcrete, 2018;21(3):261-267.
Elaiwi, S., Kim, B. and Li, L. Bending Analysis of Continuous Castellated Beams, the ASEM17 Congress, Aug. 28 –Sep. 1, 2017, Ilsan, South Korea.
Elaiwi, S., Li, L. and Kim, B. Bending Analysis of Castellated Beams, the 2nd Annual International Conference on Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 19-22 June 2017, Athens, Greece.
Kim, B., Taylor, L., Troy, A. McArthur, M and Ptaszynska, M. The effect of Graphene Oxide flakes on the mechanical properties of cement mortar, the ASEM17 Congress Aug. 28 – Sep. 1, 2017, Ilsan, SouthKorea.
Feng, G., Li, L., Kim, B. and Liu, Q. (2016). Multiphase modelling of ionic transport in cementitious materials with surface charges, Computational Materials Science, 2016;111:339-349.
Kim, B., Li, L. and Edmonds, A. (2016). Analytical solutions of lateral-torsional buckling of castellated steel beams, the International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 2016;16:1-16.
Feng, G., Li, L. and Kim, B.The effect of an electric double layer on chloride penetration in cement paste,The 2015 World Congress on Advances in StructuralEngineering and Mechanics (ASEM 13), to be held in Songdo, Incheon, South Korea, 25-29 Aug. 2015.
Cheng, S., Li, L. and Kim, B. (2015). Buckling analysis of cold-formed steel channel-section columns at elevated temperatures, Fire Safety Journal, 72:7-15.
Cheng, S., Li, L. and Kim, B. (2015). Buckling analysis of cold-formed steel channel-section beams at elevated temperatures, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 104:74-80.
Cheng, S., Yan, Q, Li,L. and Kim, B. (2014). Thermal Buckling analysis of axially loaded columns of thin-walled open section with non-uniform sectional properties,International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 15:6.
Yuan, W., Cheng, S., Li.L. and Kim, B. (2014). Web-flange distortional buckling of partially restrained cold-formed steel purlins under uplift loading, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 89:476-81.
Cheng, S.,Kim, B and Li, L. Fire performance of cold-formed steel members: Buckling behaviour of channel sections under axial and transverse uniform loading, the EUROSTEEL 2014 conference, September 10-12, 2014 in Naples, Italy.
Chen, J, Kim, B and Li, L. (2014). Analytical approach for transverse vibration analysis of castellated beams, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics 14:4.
Yuan, W., Kim, B. and Li, L. (2013). Buckling of axially loaded castellated steel columns, Journal of Constructional Steel Research. 92:40-45.
Kim, B., Oliver, A. and Vyse, J. (2013). Bending stresses of steel web tapered tee cantilevers, Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 7:11:1329-1342.
Cheng, S, Kim, B and Li, L. An analytical study of the buckling of cold formed steel channel members at elevated temperatures, Proceedings of the 10th Pacific Structural Steel Conference (PSSC 2013), Singapore, 8-11 Oct. 2013
Yuan, W., Kim, B. and Chen, C. (2013). Lateral-torsional buckling of steel web tapered tee-section cantilevers, Journal of Constructional Steel Research 87:31-37.
Cheng, S., Kim, B., & Li, L. (2013). Lateral–torsional buckling of cold-formed channel sections subject to combined compression and bending, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 80:174-180.
Kim, B. and Oliver, A. (2011), A study of web tapered tee section cantilevers. IABSE-IASS Symposium, London September 20-23, 2011.
B. Kim, H. Wright and R. Cairns (2002), The Stem Girder System: Numerical Analysis, Composite Construction in Steel and Concrete IV, ASCE, pp178-188.
B. Kim, H. Wright and R. Cairns (2001), A Study of Continuous Stem Girder Systems, Structural Engineering and Mechanics: An International Journal, Volume 11, No. 5, pp. 496-484.
B. Kim, H. Wright and R. Cairns (2001), The Behaviour of Through-deck Welded Shear Connectors: A Numerical Study, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Steel and Composite Structures, Busan, South Korea, pp. 1327-1334.
B. Kim H. Wright and R. Cairns (2001), The Behaviour of Through Deck Welded Shear Connectors: an Experimental and Numerical Study, Journal of Constructional Steel Research: An International Journal, Vol. 57, No. 12, pp. 1359-1380.
B. Kim, H. Wright and R. Cairns (2000), The stem girder system: numerical analysis, Engineering Foundation Conference, Banff, May 2000, pp. 1-11.H. Wright, B. Kim and R. Cairns (2000), The development of a stem girder system, The 6th International Conference by Association for International Cooperation and Research in Steel-Concrete Composite Structures (ASCCS), Los Angeles, March 2000, pp.615-622.
B. Kim, H. D. Wright, R. Cairns and M. A. Bradford (1999), The numerical simulation of shear connection, Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Sydney, Australia, December 1999, pp. 341-346.
B. Kim, H. D. Wright and R. Cairns (1999), A study of a New Continuous Stem Girder System, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Seoul, South Korea, August 1999, pp. 537-542.
Key publications are highlightedJournals
Reports & invited lectures
Contributed to P376 Steel building design: Worked examples for students in accordance with Eurocodes, published by the SCI in 2007.
Group LinkedIn: Civil Engineering with Plymouth University