Publications

Journal publication

  • Deshan Shan, Y. H. Chai, Xiaohang Zhou, Inamullah Khan, “Tension Identification of Suspenders with Supplemental Dampers for Through and Half-through Arch Bridges under Construction”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE (Accepted for publication, Aug 2018).
  • Ana G. Haro, Mervyn Kowalsky, Y.H. Chai and Gregory W. Luciera , “Boundary Elements of Special Reinforced Concrete Walls Tested Under Different Loading Paths”,  Earthquake Spectra, (Preprint – Aug 2018).
  • Y. H. Chai and Hung, H. J. (2016), “Shortening of Waiting Period for Closure Pour in Bridge Construction”, International Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 73-91. Available online  – http://www.ijbe.net/issues/volumes/itemlist/category/35-issue-3-sep-dec-2016
  • Y. H. Chai and Hung, H. J. (2016), “Waiting Period for Closure Pours in Bridge Widening or  Staged Construction”, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 21, No. 5, 04016006(1-10).
  • Y. H. Chai (2016), “Service Performance of Long-Span Lightweight Aggregate Concrete Box-Girder Bridges”, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, Vol. 30, No. 1, 04014196(1-10).
  • Y. H. Chai and Mervyn J. Kowalsky (2015), “Influence of Nonviscous Damping on Seismic Inelastic Displacements”, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 15, No. 5, 1450074(1-26).
  • Sri Sritharan, Katrin Beyer, Richard S. Henry, Y. H. Chai, Mervyn Kowalsky and Desmond Bull (2014). “Understanding Poor Seismic Performance of Concrete Walls and Design Implications”, Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 307-334.
  • Y. H. Chai (2013),”Temperature Gradients in Lightweight Aggregate Concrete Box-Girder Bridges”, The IES Journal Part A: Civil & Structural Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 199–210.
  • Y. H. Chai and Shin-Tai Song (2012), “Inelastic Deformation of Extended Pile-Shafts”, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 138, No. 7, pp. 842-852.
  • Y. H. Chai (2012), “Seismic Considerations for Extended Pile Foundations”, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers Transaction, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 6-11.
  • Yung-Tsang Chen and Y. H. Chai (2012), “Performance of Bridge Approach Slabs Under Void Formation”, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers Transaction, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 10-17. (Recipient of the HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/Researchers 2011).
  • Yung-Tsang Chen and Y. H. Chai (2011), “Experimental Study on the Performance of Approach Slabs under Deteriorating Soil Washout Conditions”, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 624-632.
  • Yung-Tsang Chen and Y. H. Chai (2011), “Effects of Brace Stiffness on Performance of Structures with Supplemental Maxwell Model-based Brace-Damper Systems”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol. 40, pp. 75-92.
  • Yanfei Chen, Xin Li, Y. H. Chai and Jing Zhou (2010), “Assessment of the Flexural Capacity of Corroded Steel Pipes”, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, Vol. 87, pp.100-110.
  • Y. H. Chai and Yanfei Chen (2009), “Reexamination of the Vibrational Period of Coupled Shear Walls by Differential Transformation”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 135, No. 11, pp.1130-1139.
  • Yanfei Chen, Y. H. Chai, Xin Li and Jing Zhou (2009), “An Extraction of the Natural Frequencies and Mode Shapes of Marine Risers by the Method of Differential Transformation”, Computers and Structures, Vol. 87, pp. 1384-1393.
  • K. K. Vo, C. M. Wang, and Y. H. Chai (2008), “Buckling Analysis of Moderately Thick Rotational Shells under Uniform Pressure Using the Ritz Method”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 134, No. 4, pp.593-607.
  • S. K. Kunnath, E. Erduran, Y. H. Chai and M. Yashinsky (2008), “Effect of Near-Fault Vertical Ground Motions on Seismic Response of Highway Overcrossings”, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 282-290.
  • S. T. Song and Y. H. Chai (2008),”Performance assessment of multi-column bents with extended pile-shafts under lateral earthquake loads”, The IES Journal Part A: Civil & Structural Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 39–54.
  • S. T. Song, Y. H. Chai and A. M. Budek (2006), “Methodology for Preliminary Seismic Design of Extended Pile-Shafts for Bridge Structures”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol. 35, pp. 1721-1738.
  • Y. H. Chai and C. M. Wang (2006), “An Application of Differential Transformation to Stability Analysis of Heavy Columns”, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 317-332.
  • K. K. Vo, C. M. Wang and Y. H. Chai (2006), “Membrane Analysis and Optimization of Submerged Domes with Allowance for Selfweight and Skin Cover Load”, Archive of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 75, pp. 235-247.
  • C. M. Wang, K. K. Vo and Y. H. Chai (2006), “Membrane Analysis and Minimum Weight Design of Submerged Spherical Domes”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 132, No. 2, pp. 253-259.
  • Tara. C. Hutchinson, Y. H. Chai and Ross W. Boulanger (2005), “Simulation of Full-Scale Cyclic Lateral Load Tests on Piles”, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 131, No. 9, pp. 1172-11175.
  • S. T. Song, Y. H. Chai and T. H. Hale (2005), “Analytical Model for Ductility Assessment of Fixed-Head Concrete Piles”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 131, No. 7, pp. 1051-1059.
  • Y. H. Chai and S. K. Kunnath (2005), “Minimum Thickness for Ductile RC Structural Walls”, Engineering Structures, Vol. 27, pp. 1052-1063.
  • Y. H. Chai and J. D. Anderson (2005), “Seismic Response of Perforated Lightweight Aggregate Concrete Wall Panels for Low-Rise Modular Classrooms”, Engineering Structures, Vol. 27, pp. 593-604.
  • Y. H. Chai and C. M. Wang (2005), “Approximate Solution For the Shape of Submerged Funicular Arches with Selfweight”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 131, No. 3, pp. 399-404.
  • Y. H. Chai (2005), “Incorporating Low-Cycle Fatigue Model into Duration-Dependent Inelastic Design Spectra”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol. 34, pp. 83-96.
  • T. C. Hutchinson, Y. H. Chai, R. W. Boulanger and I. M. Idriss (2004). “Estimating Inelastic Displacements for Design: Extended Pile-Shaft-Supported Bridge Structures”, Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 1081-1094.
  • T. C. Hutchinson, Y. H. Chai, R. W. Boulanger and I. M. Idriss (2004). “Inelastic Seismic Response of Extended Pile-Shaft-Supported Bridge Structures”, Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 1054-1080.
  • S. K. Kunnath and Y. H. Chai (2004), “Cumulative Damage-Based Inelastic Cyclic Demand Spectrum”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol. 33, pp. 499-520.
  • Y. H. Chai and Tara C. Hutchinson (2003), “Seismic Damage Characteristics of Cripple Walls”, Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 753-778.
  • Song, Shin-Tai, Y. H. Chai and Susan E. Hida (2003), “Live Load Distribution Factors for Concrete Box-Girder Bridges”, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 273-280.
  • Y. H. Chai and S. T. Song (2003), “Assessment of Seismic Performance of Extended Pile-Shafts”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol. 32, pp. 1937-1954.
  • Y. H. Chai and S. K. Kunnath (2003), “Geometry of Submerged Funicular Arches in Cartesian Coordinates”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 129, No. 8, pp. 1087-1092.
  • Y. H. Chai, Tara C. Hutchinson and Steven M. Vukazich (2003), “Quasi-Static Reversed Cyclic Response of Level and Stepped Cripple Walls”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 129, No. 5, pp. 567-575.
  • Y. H. Chai and Tara C. Hutchinson (2002), “Flexural Strength and Ductility of Extended Pile-Shafts – Experimental Study”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 128, No. 5, pp. 595-602.
  • Y. H. Chai (2002), “Flexural Strength and Ductility of Extended Pile-Shafts – Analytical Model”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 128, No. 5, pp. 586-594.
  • Y. H. Chai and P. Fajfar (2000), “A Procedure for Estimating Input Energy Spectra for Seismic Design”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp.539-561.
  • Y. H. Chai and T. D. Elayer (1999), “Lateral Stability of Reinforced Concrete Columns under Axial Reversed Cyclic Tension and Compression”, ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 96, No. 5, pp. 780-789.
  • Y. H. Chai (1999), “Characterization of Story-Level Seismic Damage Using an Energy-Based Damage Model”, Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 53-61.
  • Y. H. Chai and L. L. Yaw (1999), “Reversed Cyclic Response of Monolithic and Slitted Reinforced Concrete Masonry Wall-Piers”, Engineering Structures, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 99-111.
  • Y. H. Chai, P. Fajfar and K. M. Romstad (1998), “Formulation of Duration-Dependent Inelastic Seismic Design Spectrum”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 124, No. 8, pp. 913-921.
  • Y. H. Chai and K. M. Romstad (1997), “Correlation Between Strain-Based Low-Cycle Fatigue and Energy-Based Linear Damage Models”, Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 191-209.
  • M. J. N. Priestley, F. Seible, G. A. MacRae and Y. H. Chai (1997), “Seismic Assessment of the Santa Monica Viaduct Bent Details”, ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 94, No. 5, pp. 513-524.
  • Y. H. Chai (1996), “An Analysis of the Seismic Characteristics of Steel-Jacketed Circular Bridge Columns”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 149-161.
  • Y. H. Chai (1996), “Sectional Depth of Prestressed Concrete Beams with Excess Capacity”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 122, No. 7, pp. 788-793.
  • Y. H. Chai, K. M. Romstad, and S. M. Bird (1995), “Energy-Based Linear Damage Model for High-Intensity Seismic Loading”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 121, No. 5, pp. 857-864.
  • Y. H. Chai, M. J. N. Priestley, and F. Seible (1994), “Analytical Model for Steel-Jacketed RC Circular Bridge Columns “, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 120, No. 8, pp. 2358-2376.
  • Y. H. Chai, M. J. N. Priestley, and F. Seible (1991), “Seismic Retrofit of Circular Bridge Columns for Enhanced Flexural Performance”, ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 88, No. 5, pp. 572-484.
  • M. J. N. Priestley and Y. H. Chai (1985), “Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Masonry Moment-Resisting Frame”, The Masonry Society Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1.
  • M. J. N. Priestley and Y. H. Chai (1984), “Prediction of Masonry Strength from Constituent Properties”, New Zealand Concrete Construction, Part 1 & 2, March/April issue.

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