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Ching-Shung Chang

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UMassAmherst


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Research and Background

Finite element analysis and computer application in soil related problems, Soil dynamics, Earthquake engineering, Soil constitutive relationships

Contact Info

Ching-Shung Chang
chang@ecs.umass.edu
30 Marston Hall, College of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 130 Natural Resources Road,
Amherst, Massachusetts

Research in Action

Education

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1976; P.E. M.E., University of South Carolina, 1973; B.S.C.E., Chen Kung University, 1969.

Publications

Hattab M., and Chang, C. S., “Interaggregate force and energy potential effect on clay deformation,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 2015. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000898

Chang C.S., and Yang L., “Stress and fabric in granular material,” Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, 2013, Volume 3, Number 2, DOI:10.1063/2.1302102 (early view published on-line, in print).

Yin Z.Y., and Chang C.S., “Stress-dilatancy behavior for sand under loading and unloading conditions,” International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, vol. 37, Issue 8, 2013, Pages 855-870.

Yin Z.Y., Karstunen M., Chang C.S., Koskinen M., Lojander M.. Modeling Time-dependent Behavior of Soft Sensitive Clay. "Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering", vol 137, number 11, 2011, Pages 1103-1113.

Chang C.S., Yin Z.Y., Hicher P.Y.. Micromechanical Analysis for Inter-particle and Assembly Instability of Sand. "Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE)", vol 137, number 3, 2011, Pages 155-168.

Chang C.S., and Yin Z.Y.. Micromechanical Modeling for Behavior of silty Sand with Influence of Fines. "International Journal of Solids and Structures", vol 48, number 15, 2011, Pages 2655-2667.

Matsushima, T., and Chang C. S.. Quantitative evaluation of the effect of irregularly shaped particles in sheared granular assemblies. "Granular Matter", vol 13, number 3, 2011, Pages 269-276.

Yin Z.Y., and Chang C.S.. Stress-dilatancy for sand under loading and unloading conditions. "International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics", vol DOI:10.1002/NAG1125 (published on line ahead of print), 2011, Page 1002.

Yin, Z.Y., Chang C. S., Hicher P.Y., and Wang, J. H.. Micromechanical analysis for the behavior of stiff clay. "Acta Mechanica Sinica", vol 27, number 6, 2011, Pages 1013-1022.

Yin Z.Y., Xu Q. and Chang C.S. Modeling cyclic behavior of clay by micromechanical approach. "Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE)", vol DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000516 (online publish ahead of print) , 2012, Page 1943.

Chang C.S., and Meidani M.. Dominant Grains Network and Behavior of Sand-Silt Mixtures: Stress-Strain Modeling,. "International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics", vol DOI: 10.1002/nag.2152 (online publish ahead of print) , 2012, Page 2152.

Chang, C. S. and Hicher , P. Y., “A Model for Granular Materials with Surface Energy Forces,” Journal of Aerospace Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2009, pp.43-52.

Chang, C. S., Hicher , P. Y., Yin, Z.Y. and Kong, L., “Elastoplastic Model for Clay with Microstructural Consideration,” Jounal of Engineering Mechanics, Pergamon Press, Vol. 135, No. 9, 2009, pp. 917-931.

Chang, C. S., Hicher , P. Y. and Daouadji, A., “Investigating Instability of Granular Materials by means of a Micromechanical Model,” European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2009, pp.167-186.

Yin Z.Y., Chang C.S., Hicher P.Y., Karstunen M., “Micromechanical Analysis of Kinematic Hardening in Natural Clay,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 25, No. 8, 2009, pp. 1413-1435.

Yin Z.Y. & Chang C.S., “Microstructural Modelling of Stress-dependent Behaviour of Clay,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, No. 6, 2009, pp. 1373-1388.

Yin Z.Y. & Chang C.S., “Non-uniqueness of Critical State Line in Compression and Extension Conditions,” International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 33, 2009, pp. 1315-1338.

Chang C.S., Yin Z.Y., “Modeling Stress-dilatancy for Sand under Compression and Extension Loading Conditions,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol.136, No. 6, 2010, pp 777-786.

Yin Z.Y., Chang C.S., Hicher P.Y., “Micromechanical Modelling for Effect of Inherent Anisotropy on Cyclic Behaviour of Sand,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 47, No. 14-15, 2010, pp 1933-1951.

Yin Z.Y., Chang C.S., Karstunen M., Hicher P.Y., “An Anisotropic Elastic Viscoplastic Model for Soft Soils,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 47, No. 5, 2010, pp 665-677.

Chang C.S., Yin Z.Y., “Micromechanical Modelling for Inherent Anisotropy in Granular Materials,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 136, No. 7, 2010, pp 830-839.

Chang C.S., Yin Z.Y., Hicher P.Y., “Micromechanical Analysis for Inter-particle and Assembly Instability of Sand,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 2010, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000204.

Chang, C. S., Cerato, A. B., and Lutenegger, A. J., “Modeling the Scale Effect of Granular Media for Strength and Bearing Capacity,” in the special issue on Unified Approach for Characterizing, Modeling and Simulating of Stone-Based Infrastructure Materials, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Vol 11, No. 5, 2010, pp 343-353.

Recent Conference Proceedings

Chang, C.S., " Micromechanical Analysis for Instability of Soil." Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Northwestern University, Evanston, August 4 - 7, 2013.

Chang, C.S. and Meidani, M.. Deformation and failure for soils under erosion. " Engineering Research and Innovation Workshop", NSF, 2012, NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Boston, Massachusetts. 7/9/2012.

Chang, C.S. and Meidani, M.. Modeling the behavior of non-ideal bimodal packings: sand-silt mixtures. "Proceedings of Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI 2012)", ASCE, 2012, Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and Specialty Conference on Probablistic and Structure Mechanics, Notre Dame, Indiana. 6/17/2012.

Chang C. S., Yin, Z. Y., and Hicher P.Y. “A strain-rate based micromechanical model for soft soils,” Conference of Engineering Mechanics, EM’09, Virginia, USA, June 18-21 2009.

Chang C. S. Hicher P.Y., “Some Issues in Micromechanical Modelling of Granular Materials,”, Powders and Grains 2009, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media, Golden, Colorado, 13-17, July 2009, pp. 1077-1080.

Hicher P.Y. & Chang C. S., “Instability in Granular Materials with Internal Erosion”, Powders and Grains 2009, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media, Golden, Colorado, 13-17, July 2009, pp. 153-157.

Kuhn M. R. & Chang C. S., “Measurement of Micropolar Effects in Granular Materials,” Powders and Grains 2009, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Micromechanics of Granular Media, Golden, Colorado, 13-17, July 2009, pp. 1093-1095.

Chang C.S. & Chao S.J., “Instability of Granular Material: From Micro to Macro”, 2010 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, University of Southern California, 8-11, August 2010, pp. 66.

Yin Z.Y., Chang C.S., Hicher P.Y., “A Microstructural Approach for Modeling the Mechanical Behavior of Structured Clays”, Proceedings of the Geoshanghai Conference 2010, Shanghai, China, 3-5, June 2010.

Full Curriculum Vitae

Full Curriculum Vitae