Professor Long-yuan Li

Professor Long-yuan Li

Professor of Structural Engineering

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


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.