Publications

Journal Papers

  • Hosseini, A., and Cheng, L. (2021). “FRP Strengthening of Precast Prestressed Concrete Piles for Enhanced Integrity under Driving Impact.” Composite Structures, Elsevier, under review.
  • Wang, X., and Cheng, L. (2021). “Bond Characteristics and Modeling of Near-Surface Mounted CFRP in Concrete.” Composite Structures, Elsevier, 255, doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2020.113011.
  • Chen, C., Cai, H., and Cheng, L. (2020). “Shear Strengthening of Corroded RC Beams Using UHPC-FRP Composites.” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0001653.
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2019). “Modeling NSM FRP Strengthened RC Beams under Fatigue due to IC-Debonding.” International Journal of Fatigue, Elsevier, Vol.  126, pp. 174-187.
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2019). “Single Crack-Based Model for FRP Shear-Strengthened RC Beams.” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Vol. 23, No. 4, 04019030(1-17) (code pack here for download).
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2018). “An Analytical Model to Predict Flexural Behavior of NSM FRP-Strengthened RC Beams Subject to Debonding Failure.” American Concrete Institute, ACI SP-327, pp. 7.1-7.24.
  • Chen, C., Cheng, L., Sui, L., Xing, F., Li, D., and Zhou, Y. (2018). “Design Method of End Anchored FRP Strengthened Concrete Structures.” Engineering Structures, Elsevier, Vol. 176, pp. 143-158 (code pack here for download).
  • Mofidi, A., and Cheng, L., Chaallal, O., and Shao, Y. (2018). “Shear Strengthening of RC Beams with NSM FRP — Influencing Parameters and A Theoretical Model.” American Concrete Institute, ACI SP-327, pp. 31.1-31.16.
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2017). “Predicting Flexural Fatigue Performance of RC Beams Strengthened with Externally Bonded FRP due to FRP Debonding.” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 22, No. 11, 04017082(1-14).
  • Ahn, I-S, and Cheng, L. (2017). “Seismic Analysis of Semi-Gravity RC Cantilever Retaining Wall with TDA Backfill.” Journal of Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, Springer, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 455-469.
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2017). “Fatigue Life-Based Design of RC Beams Strengthened with NSM FRP.” Engineering Structures, Elsevier, Vol. 140, pp. 256-266.
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2016). “Theoretical Solution to Fatigue Bond Stress Distribution of NSM FRP Reinforcement in Concrete.” Composites Part B: Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 99, pp. 453-464.
  • Lee, D., and Cheng, L. (2016). “Dynamic Behavior of FRP-Strengthened Grinding Wheels Subjected to Pendulum Impact.” Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM, Vol. 45, No. 4, 1-12.
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2016). “Fatigue Behavior and Prediction of NSM CFRP-Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Beams.” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Vol. 20, No. 5, 04016033(1-12).
  • Mofidi, A., Chaallal, O., Cheng, L., and Shao, Y. (2016). “Investigation of Near-Surface Mounted Method for Shear Rehabilitation of Reinforced Concrete T-Beams using CFRP Rods.” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Vol. 20, No. 2, 04015048 (1-14).
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2016). “Fatigue Bond Characteristics and Degradation of Near-Surface Mounted CFRP Rods and Strips in Concrete.” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Vol. 20, No. 3, 04015066 (1-14).
  • Ahn, I.-S., Chen, S.S., Dargush, G.F., and Cheng, L. (2015). “Dynamic Ratcheting in SDOF Hysteretic Damping Systems Induced by Earthquake Excitations.” Engineering Structures, Elsevier, Vol. 100, pp. 665-673.
  • Hasselhoff, J., Cheng, L., Waimer, F., Gabler, M., and Knippers, J. (2015). “Design, Manufacturing and Testing of Shear-Cone Connectors between CFRP Stay-In-Place Formwork and Concrete.” Composite Structures, Elsevier, Vol. 129, pp. 47-54.
  • Ahn, I.-S., Cheng, L., Fox, P., Wright, J., Patenaude, S., and Fujii, B. (2015). “Material Properties of Large-Size Tire Derived Aggregate for Civil Engineering Applications.” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 27, No. 9, 04014258 (1-11).
  • Mock, E., and Cheng, L. (2015). “Performance of Retaining Walls with and without Sound Wall under Seismic Loads.” Earthquakes and Structures, Techno-Press, Vol. 7, No. 6, pp. 909-935.
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2014). “Cohesive Model Based Approach for Fatigue Life Prediction of Reinforced Concrete Structures Strengthened with NSM FRP.” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Vol. 18, No. 2, 04013042 (1-11).
  • Ahn, I.-S., and Cheng, L. (2014). “Tire Derived Aggregate for Retaining Wall Backfill under Earthquake Loading.” Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, Vol. 57, pp. 105-116.
  • Wang, C., and Cheng, L. (2014). “Use of Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors for Monitoring Concrete Structures with Prestressed Near-Surface Mounted CFRP Strips.” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Sage, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 164-173.
  • Lee, D., and Cheng, L. (2013). “Bond of NSM Systems in Concrete Strengthening – Examining Design Issues of Strength, Groove Detailing and Bond-Dependent Coefficient.” Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, Vol. 47, pp. 1512-1522.
  • Wang, C., Lu, Q., and Cheng, L. (2013). “Novel Type of Temperature Self-Compensating Acceleration Transducer Based on OFBG.” IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, No. 8, pp. 3012-3013.
  • Arronche, L., Gordon, K., Ryu, D., La Saponara, V., and Cheng, L. (2013). “Investigation of Galvanic Corrosion between 1018 Carbon Steel and CFRPs Treated with Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes.” Journal of Materials Science, Springer, Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 1315-1323.
  • Quon, C., Cheng, L., Li, Y., and Yu, W. (2012). “Confinement of Concrete with Hybrid FRP Bistable Structures.” Cement and Concrete Composites, Elsevier, Vol. 37, pp. 222-231.
  • Lee, D., Cheng, L., and Hui, J. (2012). “Bond Characteristics of Various NSM FRP Reinforcements in Concrete.” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 117-129.
  • Wan, C., Cheng, L., Quon, C., and Li, Y. (2011). “Compressive Behavior of Concrete Confined by A Mechanism-Based Fiber Composite Bistable Structure.” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 23, No. 12, pp. 1755-1759.
  • Cheng, L. (2011). “Flexural Fatigue Analysis of A CFRP Form Reinforced Concrete Bridge Deck.” Composite Structures, Elsevier, Vol. 93, No. 11, pp. 2895-2902.
  • Sugita, Y., Winkelmann, C., La Saponara, V., and Cheng, L. (2011). “Effect of De-icing Fluid on the Durability of Carbon/Epoxy Composites.” Journal of Mechanics of Composite Materials, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 313-322, Springer.
  • Lee, D., and Cheng, L. (2011). “Assessing the Strengthening Effect of Various Near-Surface Mounted FRP Reinforcements on Concrete Bridge Slab Overhangs.” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 615-624.
  • Gordon, K., and Cheng, L. (2010). “Evaluation of Empirical Fatigue Prediction Models for FRP-Strengthened RC Beams.” American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication, SP-275-37, pp. 1-13.
  • Cheng, L., and McComb, A.M. (2010). “Unreinforced Concrete Masonry Walls Strengthened with CFRP Sheets and Strips under Pendulum Impact.” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 775-783.
  • Schmidt, M., and Cheng, L. (2009). “Impact Response of Externally Strengthened Unreinforced Masonry Walls using CFRP.” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 252-261.
  • Cheng, L., and Chan, C-M. (2009). “Optimal Lateral Stiffness Design of Composite Steel and Concrete Tall Frameworks.” Engineering Structures, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 523-533, Elsevier.
  • McRae, J., Quon, C., and Cheng, L. (2008). “Dome, Sweet Dome – FRP Housing Serves UC Davis Community for 35 Years.” Composites Manufacturing (CM). Official Magazine of the American Composites Manufacturers Association, October.
  • Cheng, L., and Karbhari, V.M. (2008). “Efficient Use of CFRP Stay-In-Place Form for Durable Concrete Bridge Decks.” American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication, Vol. SP-257-1, pp. 1-15.
  • Cheng, L., and Karbhari, V.M. (2006). “New Bridge Systems using FRP Composites and Concrete: A State-of-the-Art Review.” Journal of Progress in Structural Engineering and Materials, John Wiley & Sons, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 143-154.
  • Cheng, L., and Karbhari, V.M. (2006). “Design Approach for a FRP Structural Formwork Based Steel-Free Modular Bridge System.” Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Techno-Press, Vol. 24, No. 5, pp. 561-584.
  • Cheng, L., and Karbhari, V.M. (2006). “Fatigue Behavior of a Steel-Free FRP-Concrete Modular Bridge Deck System.” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 474-488.
  • Cheng, L., and Karbhari, V.M. (2005). “Steel-Free Hybrid FRP Stiffened Panel-Concrete Deck System.” American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication, Vol. SP-230-37, pp. 631-650.
  • Cheng, L., Zhao, L., Karbhari, V.M., Hegemier, G.A., and Seible, F. (2005). “Assessment of a Steel-Free Fiber Reinforced Polymer-Composite Modular Bridge System.” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 131, No. 3, pp. 498-506.

Book Chapter

  • Cheng, L., and Zhao, L. (2014). “Deck Panels and Girders for Bridge Applications.” in M. Zoghi (Eds.), The International Handbook of FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN 978-0-8493-2013-2, pp. 155-170.
  • Cheng, L. (2012). “Chapter 8 – Steel-Free Bridge Decks Reinforced with FRP Composites.” in R. Jain and L. Lee (Eds.), Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Infrastructure Applications, Springer, New York, USA, ISBN 978-94-007-2356-6, pp. 143-162.

Conference Papers

  • Wang, X., and Cheng, L. (2021). “Fatigue Bond Characteristics of NSM CFRP in Concrete due to Adhesive and Surface Treatment.” The 10th International Conference on Fiber-Reinforced Polymers Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE-10), Istanbul, Turkey, June 30-July 2.
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L., Sui, L., Xing, F., Li, D., and Zhou, Y. (2019). “Analysis and Design of Concrete Structures Strengthened with End Anchored FRP.” The 14th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-14), Belfast, UK, June 4-7.
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2018). “FRP Shear-Strengthened RC Beams: An Analytical Model.” The 9th International Conference on Fiber-Reinforced Polymers Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE-9), Paris, France, July 17-19.
  • Mofidi, A., and Cheng, L., Chaallal, O., and Shao, Y. (2017). “Shear Strengthening of RC Beams with NSM FRP — Influencing Parameters and A Theoretical Model.” The 13th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-13), Anaheim, California, Oct. 14-15.
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2017). “An Analytical Model to Predict Flexural Behavior of NSM FRP-Strengthened RC Beams Subject to Debonding Failure.” The 13th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-13), Anaheim, California, Oct. 14-15.
  • Mofidi, A., Cheng, L., Chaallal, O., and Shao, Y. (2016). “Design Model for NSM Shear Strengthening of RC Beams.” 2016 Structural Faults and Repair Conference, Edinburgh, UK, May 17-19.
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2016). “Fatigue Behavior and Prediction of NSM CFRP-Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Beams.” The 8th International Conference on Fiber-Reinforced Polymers Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE-8), Hong Kong, China, Dec. 14-16.
  • Zhang, L., and Cheng, L. (2016). “Three Dimensional Finite Element Modeling of Bond for Near Surface Mounted CFRP in Concrete.” The 8th International Conference on Fiber-Reinforced Polymers Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE-8), Hong Kong, China, Dec. 14-16.
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2015). “Experimental Study of Bond between NSM FRP and Concrete Under Fatigue Loading.” The 12th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-12) & the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Structures (APFIS-2015), Nanjing, China, Dec. 14-16.
  • Wang, Z., Cheng, L., and Feng, P. (2015). “Numerical Simulation of Bond Behavior under Fatigue using Near Surface Mounted (NSM) FRP Reinforcement.” The 18th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS-18), Lisbon, Portugal, June 15-18.
  • Chen, C., and Cheng, L. (2013). “Fatigue Life Prediction of Reinforced Concrete Structures Strengthened with NSM FRP using Cohesive Model.” The 11th International Symposium of Fiber Reinforced Polymer for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-11), Guimaraes, Portugal, June 26-28.
  • Lee, D., Hui, J., and Cheng, L. (2012). “Bond Characteristics of NSM Reinforcement in Concrete due to Adhesive Type and Surface Configuration.” The 6th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE-6), Rome, Italy, June 13-15.
  • Wan, C., Cheng, L., and Quon C. (2010). “Concrete Column Confinement with Mechanism-Based Composite Bistable Structures.” The 5th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE-5), Beijing, China, Sept. 27-29.
  • Lee, D., and Cheng, L. (2009). “Flexural Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Slab Overhangs using Near Surface Mounted Reinforcement.” The 9th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-9), Sydney, Australia, July 13-15.
  • Wan, C., Quon, C., and Cheng, L. (2009). “Mechanism-Based Composite Structure and its Application in Concrete Column Retrofit.” The SAMPE’09 Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, May 18-21.
  • Cheng, L. (2008). “Behavior of Unreinforced Concrete Masonry Walls Strengthened with CFRP Sheets and Strips under Impact.” The US-South America Workshop: Innovative Materials for Civil Infrastructure, Sponsored by NSF in USA, Santiago, Chile, Oct 13-15.
  • Cheng, L. (2008). “Fatigue Behavior of Bridge Decks using FRP Composites.” The International Workshop on the Use of Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRPs) for Sustainable Structures, Cairo, Egypt, May 22.
  • Cheng, L., McComb, A., and Schmidt, M. (2008). “Strengthening of Unreinforced Masonry Walls using CFRP for Impact Resistance.” The 16th Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering, Kunming, China, July 20-26.
  • McComb, A., and Cheng, L. (2008). “Concrete Masonry Walls Strengthened against Impact Loads with CFRP Composites.” The 6th International Conference AMCM’2008 Analytical Models and New Concepts in Concrete and Masonry Structures, Lodz, Poland, June 9-11.
  • McComb, A., and Cheng, L. (2008). “Impact Loading on CMU Walls Strengthened with CFRP Composites.” SAMPE’08 International Conference, Long Beach, California, May 20-22.
  • Cheng, L. (2008). “Rapid Construction of Highway Bridges using Hybrid FRP-Concrete Modular Deck Systems.” FHWA Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Baltimore, MD, March 20-21.
  • Cheng, L. (2006). “Accelerated Replacing and Construction of Concrete Bridge Decks using Thin CFRP Stiffened Plates.” The 3rd International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2006), Miami, Florida, Dec. 13-15.
  • Ashford, S.A., Gebman, M.J., Brandenberg, S.J., and Cheng, L. (2006). “Shake Table Competition to Stimulate Undergraduate Interest in Earthquake Engineering and Seismic Design.” Symposium on Recent Advances in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials, Bangkok, Thailand, August 4-5, pp. 255-260.
  • Gebman, M., Brandenberg, S.J., Cheng, L., Chang, D., Lee, W., Pi, M., Ugalde, J., and Ashford, S. (2006). “Promoting Undergraduate Interest in Earthquake Engineering and Seismic Design through a Shake Table Competition.” The 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering—the 100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference, EERI, San Francisco, CA, April 18-22.
  • Cheng, L., and Karbhari, V.M. (2006). “Behavior of A Concrete Slab System using Hybrid Fiber Reinforced Concrete and Thin Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Reinforcement.” NSF Workshop on Advances in the Science and Engineering of Thin Reinforced Cement Composites, in conjunction with The Eighth International Symposium on Ferrocement and Thin Reinforced Cement Composites (FERRO-8), Bangkok, Thailand, Feb. 6-8.
  • Cheng, L., and Karbhari, V.M. (2005). “Fatigue Behavior of a Steel-Free FRP-Concrete Modular Bridge Deck System.” The 50th International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition, Long Beach, California, May 1-5.
  • Cheng, L., and Karbhari, V.M. (2004). “Development of a FRP Composite Modular System for Slab-on-Girder Bridges.” The 4th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures (ACMBS-4), Alberta, Canada, July 20-23.
  • Cheng, L., and Karbhari, V.M. (2004). “Characterization and Design Optimization of FRP Composite Modular System for Slab-on-Girder Bridges.” The 4th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM-4), Sydney, Australia, July 6-9.
  • Cheng, L., and Karbhari, V.M. (2004). “Development of a FRP Composite Modular Bridge System.” The 49th International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition, Long Beach, California, May 16-20.
  • Cheng, L., Karbhari, V.M., and Seible, F. (2003). “FRP Reinforced Steel Free Modular Deck System.” The 48th International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition, Long Beach, California, May 11-15.
  • Cheng, L., and Karbhari, V.M. (2003). “FRP Reinforced Steel Free Modular Deck Systems.” Presented at the Fall 2003 ACI Convention: Concrete Solutions Over and Under Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, Sept 27-Oct 1.
  • Cheng, L., Zhao L., and Karbhari, V.M. (2002). “FRP Reinforced Steel Free Modular Deck Systems.” Presented at the Ninth International Conference on Composite Engineering (ICCE/9), San Diego, California, July 1-6.

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