Professor Long-yuan Li

Professor Long-yuan Li

Professor of Structural Engineering

School of Marine Science and Engineering (Faculty of Science & Environment)


BEng (1982)
MSc (1984)
PhD (1987)

Professional membership

Member of EPSRC Peer Review College

Fellow of The Institution of Structural Engineers
Member of editorial board of Journal - “Cement and Concrete Composites (CCC)” (published by Elsevier)
Member of editorial board of Journal - “International Journal of Structural Engineering (IJStructE)” (published by Inderscience)

Member of editorial board of Journal - “Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (AMM)” (published by Springer)

Member of editorial board of Journal - “Magazine of Concrete Research (MCR)” (published by Thomas Telford Ltd)
Member of editorial board of Journal - “International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology (IJCAT)” (published by Inderscience)

Research interests

Durability of Reinforced Concrete Structures
Analysis and Design of Cold-formed Steel Structures
Damage Analysis of Composite Structures
Biomechanics Problems in Tissue Engineering

Research groups

  • Centre for Advanced Engineering Systems and Interactions (CAESI)
  • Materials and Structures

[24] J.K. Chen & L.Y. Li (2013): Elastic axially compressed buckling of battened columns. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 77, 1-7.

[23] J. Xia, W.L. Jin, Y.X. Zhao & L.Y. Li (2013): Mechanical performance of corroded steel bars in concrete. Structures and Buildings 166, (5)235-246.

[22] S. Cheng, B. Kim & L.Y. Li (2013): Lateral–torsional buckling of cold-formed channel sections subject to combined compression and bending. J. of Constructional Steel Research 80, 174-180 .

[21] J. Xia & L.Y. Li (2013): Numerical simulation of ionic transport in cement paste under the action of externally applied electric field. Construction and Build Materials 39, 51-59.

[20] Q.F. Liu, L.Y. Li, D. Easterbrook & J. Yang (2012): Two-phase modeling of ionic transport in concrete when subjected to an externally applied electric field. Engineering Structures 42, 201-213.

[19] W.B. Yuan & L.Y. Li (2012): Nonlinear instability of angle section beams subjected to static and dynamic loads. J. of Constructional Steel Research 77, 19-22.

[18] C. Ren, L.Y. Li & J. Yang (2012): Bending analysis of partially restrained channel- section purlins subjected to up-lift loadings. J. of Constructional Steel Research 72, 254-260.

[17] L.Y. Li, C. Ren & J. Yang (2012): Theoretical analysis of partially restrained zed-purlin beams subjected to up-lift loads. J. of Constructional Steel Research 70, 273-279.

[16] L.Y Li, J. Xia & S.S Lin (2012): A multi-phase model for predicting the effective diffusion coefficient of chlorides in concrete. Construction and Build Materials 26, (1)295-301.

[15] R. Pasupuleti, Y. Wang, I. Shabalin, L.Y. Li, Z. Liu & S. Grove (2011): Modelling of moisture diffusion in multilayer woven fabric composites. Computational Material Science 50, (5)1675-1680.

[14] J. Xia, W.L. Jin & L.Y. Li (2011): Shear performance of reinforced concrete beams with corroded stirrups in chloride environment. Corrosion Science 53, (5)1794-1805

[13] J. Xia, W.L. Jin & L.Y. Li (2012): Effect of chloride-induced reinforcing steel corrosion on the flexural strength of reinforced concrete beams. Magazine of Concrete Research 64, (6)471-485.

[12] Q. Liu, J. Yang, A.H.C. Chan & L.Y. Li (2011): Pseudo-plastic moment resistance of continuous beams with cold-formed sigma sections at internal supports: a numerical study. Thin-Walled Structures 49, (12)1592-1604.

[11] L.Y. Li & P. Pinsky (2011): A nonlinear macroscopic multi-phasic model for describing interactions between solid, fluid and ionic species in biological tissue materials. Philosophical Magazine 91, (2)311-325.

[10] L.Y. Li (2011): Calculation of moment capacity of cold-formed steel members. International Journal of Structural Engineering 2, (2)101-115.

[9] Q. Liu, J. Yang & L.Y. Li (2011): Experimental study on the pseudo-plastic moment resistance of cold-formed sigma continuous beams at internal supports. Engineering Structures 33, 947-957.

[8] J. Yin, X.X. Zha & L.Y. Li (2011): Interaction between local and distortional buckling modes in cold-formed steel members subjected to pure bending. Int. J. of Computer Applications in Technology 42, (4)279-284.

[7] J.K. Chen & L.Y. Li (2010): Distortional buckling of cold-formed steel sections subjected to uniformly distributed transverse loading. International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics 10, (5)1017-1030.

[6] J.Z. Gu & L.Y. Li (2010): Adhesive contacts of a rigid sphere and an elastic-perfectly plastic half-space. Computational Materials Science 48, (4)848-853 .

[5] L.Y. Li (2009): Analyses of distortional buckling of cold-formed sigma purlins using EN 1993-1-3. J. of Constructional Steel Research 65, (12)2099-2102.

[4] C.Y. Wu, C. Thornton & L.Y. Li (2009): A semi-analytical model for oblique impacts of elastoplastic spheres. Proceedings of The Royal Society A 465, 937–960.

[3] L.Y. Li & J.Z. Gu (2009): An analytical solution for the unloading in spherical indentation of elastic-plastic solids. International Journal of Engineering Science 47, (3)452-462.

[2] C.Y. Wu, C. Thornton & L.Y. Li (2008): Rebound behaviour of spheres during elastic-plastic oblique impact. Int. J. Modern Physics (B) 22, (9-11)1095-1102.

[1] L.Y. Li & J.K. Chen (2008): An analytical model for analyzing distortional buckling of cold-formed steel sections. Thin-Walled Structures 46, (12)1430-1436.