Sprayable Strain-hardening Cementitious Composites, Invention Disclosure UM file 2418. Inventors: V.C. Li, Y. Y. Kim and H.J. Kong. US Patent No. 7,241,338. Issued on July, 2007.
Process For Increasing Ductility of High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Brittle Matrix
Composites, and Composites Produced Therefrom, Inventors: V.C. Li and S. Wang. US
Patent No. 7,169,224. Issued on Jan., 2007
Lightweight Strain-hardening Brittle Matrix Composites, Invention Disclosure UM file 2383. Inventors: V.C. Li, and S. Wang, US Patent No. 6,969,423. Issued on November 29, 2005.
Self-Compacting PVA-ECC. Invention Disclosure UM file 1888. Inventors: V.C. Li and H. J. Kong. US Patent No. 6,809,131. Issued on Oct. 26, 2004.
A ductile strip used for eliminating shrinkage and temperature cracks in concrete pavements and bridge decks. Inventors: V.C. Li and J. Zhang. US Patent No. 6,694,690, Issued on Feb. 24, 2004.
Intrinsic Response Control for Collapse Prevention of Seismic Resistant Structures. Inventors: G. Fischer and V.C. Li. US Patent No. 6,662,506, Issued on Dec. 16, 2003.
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.
Chapters in Books
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., "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.
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.