Movies, Books and PhD Dissertations
ECC Direct Tension with DIC. (You Tube Video)
HSHDC four-point bending test. (You Tube Video)
ECC four-point bending test. (Video)
Anchor pullout from ECC test (2D). (Video)
ECC coupon specimen uniaxial tensile test. (Video)
Sprayable ECC (Video)
ECC patch repair of bridge deck. (Video)
ECC link slab test. (Video)
R/ECC frame test. (Video)
Co-Editor (with C. Leung, K. William and S. Billington), Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Structures, published by IA-FRAMCOS, 2004.
Co-Editor (with A. Brandt and I. Marshall), Brittle Matrix Composites 7, published by Woodhead Publishing, 2003.
Co-Editor (with A. Brandt and I. Marshall), Brittle Matrix Composites 6, published by Woodhead Publishing, 2000.
Co-Editor (with A. Brandt and I. Marshall), Brittle Matrix Composites 5, published by Woodhead Publishing, 1997.
Co-Editor (with A. Brandt and I. Marshall), Brittle Matrix Composites 4, published by Woodhead Publishing, 1994.
Editor, Micromechanical Modeling of Failure in Quasi-Brittle Materials, published by ASME, 1992.
Editor (with Z. Bazant), Fracture Mechanics: Application to Concrete, ACI SP-118, published by the ACI, 1989.
Li, V.C., Sakulich, A.R., Reinhardt, H.W., Schlangen, E., Van Tittelboom, K., Snoeck, D., De Belie, N., Joseph, C., Gardner, D.R., Lark, R.J., Mihashi, H. and Nishiwaki, T. ,”Recovery against Mechanical Actions,” in Self-Healing Phenomena in Cement-Based Materials, Chapter 4, Ed. M. de Rooij et al., published by RILEM, 2013.
Li, V.C., “Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) – Material, Structural, and Durability Performance,” in Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook, Chapter 24, Ed. E. Nawy, published by CRC Press, 2008.
Li, V.C. and E.H. Yang, “Self-Healing in Concrete Materials,” in Self Healing Materials: An Alternative Approach to 20 Centuries of Materials Science, Ed. S. van der Zwaag, Springer, pp161-193, 2007.
Li, V.C., “J-Integral Applications To Characterization And Tailoring Of Cementitious Materials,” in Multiscale Deformation and Fracture in Materials and Structures, The J.R. Rice 60th Anniversary Volume, pp. 385-406, Eds. T.J. Chuang, and J.W. Rudnicki, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.
Li, V.C., “Large Volume, High Performance Applications of Fibers in Civil Engineering,” to appear in Sustainable Engineering with Fibers -100 Years of Fiber Engineering, The Fiber Society, 2000.
Zhang, J., and V.C. Li, “Modeling of Mode I Crack Propagation in Fiber Reinforced Concrete by Fracture Mechanics,” in Construction Materials – Theory and Applications, Commemorative Volume in honor of Professor Hans-Wolf Reinhard, Published by ibidem- Verlag, Stuggart, Germany, pp. 215-229, 2000.
Li, V.C., “Engineered Cementitious Composites – Tailored Composites Through Micromechanical Modeling,” in Fiber Reinforced Concrete: Present and the Future edited by N. Banthia, A. Bentur, A. and A. Mufti, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Montreal, pp. 64-97, 1998.
Li, V.C., Mihashi, H., Wu, H.C., Alwan, J., Brincker, R., Horii, H., Leung, C., Maalej, M., and Stang, H., “Micromechanical Models of Mechanical Response of HPFRCC“, High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites, RILEM Proceedings 31, Eds. A.E. Naaman and H.W. Reinhardt, pp. 43-100, 1996.
Li, V.C., “Non-linear Fracture Mechanics of Inhomogeneous Quasi-brittle Materials“, in Non-linear Fracture Mechanics, ed. M.P. Wnuk, published by Springer-Verlag, Wien-New York, pp. 143-192, 1990.
Ward, R., Yamanobe, K., Li, V.C., and Backer, S., “Fracture Resistance of Acrylic Fiber Reinforced Mortar in Shear and Flexure“, in Fracture Mechanics: Application to Concrete, Eds. V.C. Li and Z. Bazant, ACI SP-118, pp. 17-68, 1989.
Li, V.C., “Technological Implications of Concrete Fracture Research — An Overview of Tensile Failure in Cementitious Materials and Structures“, in Fracture Mechanics : Application to Concrete, Eds. V.C. Li and Z. Bazant, ACI SP-118, pp. 1-16, 1989.
Li, V.C., “Mechanics of Shear Rupture Applied to Earthquake Zones“, book chapter in Fracture Mechanics of Rock, ed. B. Atkison, pp. 351-428, Academic Press, 1987.
Soltan, D., “Bio-mimic Super-Resilient Concrete,” Qualifying Exam: April, 2013 (Macro.); Prelim. Exam: Jan., 2015; Defended: Fall, 2017, now on staff of OTT, U of Michigan.
Ohno, M., “Development of Engineered Geopolymer Composites for Sustainable Infrastructure,” Qualifying Exam: Sept., 2013; Prelim. Exam: Sept., 2014; Defense: Fall, 2017, now on the faculty at Univ. of Tokyo, Japan.
Herbert, E., “Development And Application of Self-Healing Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) For Durable And Sustainable Infrastructure,” Qualifying Exam: Sept., 2012; Prelim. Exam: Jan., 2014; Defended: Fall, 2016, now at Rail-One, Neumarkt, Germany.
Zhang, Q., “ECC for Protection of Steel Structures Against Fire,” Qualifying Exam: July, 2011. Prelim. Exam: Jan., 2013; Defended: Winter, 2015, now on the faculty of U. of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA.
Lobbestael, A.J., “Feasibility Study of High-Performance Cutoff Walls for Levees in Seismic Regions,” Defended: Fall, 2014. (co-chair with A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos), now on the faculty of Lawerence Tech., Southfield, MI.
Ranade, R., “Advanced Cementitious Composite Development for Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure,” Qualifying Exam: Jan., 2010; Prelim. Exam: Sept., 2011; Defended: Fall, 2013, now on the faculty of State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.
Li, M., “Multi-scale design for durable repair of concrete structures,” Dec., 2009.
Yang, E.H., “Designing Functionalities into ECC Materials via Micromechanics,” Dec., 2007.
Qian, S., “Influence of Concrete Material Ductility on the Behavior of High Stress Concentration Zones,” April, 2007.
Kendall, A., “Concrete Infrastructure Sustainability: Life Cycle Metrics, Materials Design, and Optimized Distribution of Cement Production,” April, 2007
Lepech, M., “A Paradigm for Integrated Structures and Materials Design for Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure,” July, 2006.
Wang, S., “Micromechanics Based Matrix Design for ECCs,” April, 2005.
Fischer, Gregor, “Deformation Behavior of Reinforced ECC Flexural Members under Reversed Cyclic Loading Conditions,” Jan., 2002.
Wu, Cynthia, “Micromechanical Tailoring of PVA-ECC for Structural Applications,” Jan., 2001.
Kim, P.J., “Micromechanics Based Durability Study of Lightweight Thin Sheet Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites”, May, 1999.
Kanda, T., “Design of Engineered Cementitious Composites for Ductile Seismic Resistant Elements”, May, 1998.
Matsumoto, T., “Fracture Mechanics Approach to Fatigue Life of Discontinuous Fiber Reinforced Composites”, Feb., 1998.
Zhang, J., “Analysis and Design of Polymeric Cellular Solid Structures for Motor Vehicle Crashworthiness”, Dec., 1997.
Obla, K., “Tailoring of Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites (FRCC) for Flexural Strength and Reliability”, Aug., 1997.
Lim, Y.M., “Interface Fracture Behavior of Rehabilitated Concrete Infrastructures using Engineered Cementitious Composites”, Sept., 1996.
Mishra, D.K, “Design of Pseudo Strain-hardening Cementitious Composites for Ductile Plastic Hinge”, Jan., 1995.
Chan, Y.W., “Fiber/Cement Bond Property Modification in Relation to Interfacial Microstructure”, July, 1994.
Maalej, M., “Fracture Processes and Energy Determination of Engineered Cementitious Composites”, April, 1994.