1. Dynamic Experiments
- Q.B. Zhang, Mechanical Behaviour of Rock Materials under Dynamic Loading. Phd Thesis, 2014, Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)
- Q.B. Zhang and J. Zhao, Quasi-static and Dynamic Fracture Behaviour of Rock Materials: Phenomena and Mechanisms. International Journal of Fracture, 2014, 189(1): 1-32.
- Q.B. Zhang and J. Zhao, A Review of Dynamic Experimental Techniques and Mechanical Behaviour of Rock Materials. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 2014, 47(4):1411-1478.
- Q.B. Zhang and J. Zhao, Determination of Mechanical Properties and Full-field Strain Measurements of Rock Material under Dynamic Loads, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 2013, 60:423-439.
- Q.B. Zhang and J. Zhao, Effect of Loading Rate on Fracture Toughness and Failure Micromechanisms in Marble. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2013, 102:288-309.
2. Numerical Simulations
- L. He, Three dimensional numerical manifold method and rock engineering applications. Phd Thesis, 2011, Nanyang Technological University
- L. He and G.W. Ma, Development of 3D numerical manifold method. International Journal of Computational Methods, 2010, 7(01), 107-129.
- L. He, X.M. An, X.B. Zhao and Z.Y. Zhao. Investigation on strength and stability of jointed rock mass using three‐dimensional numerical manifold method. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 2013, 37(14), 2348-2366.
- L. He, X.M. An, G.W. Ma and Z.Y. Zhao. Development of three-dimensional numerical manifold method for jointed rock slope stability analysis. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 2013, 64, 22-35.
- L. He, X.M. An Z.Y. Zhao, Development of contact algorithm for three‐dimensional numerical manifold method. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2014, 97(6), 423-453.
3. Hydro-thermo-mechanical (THM) Properties
- J. Zhao, Experimental studies of the hydro-thermo-mechanical behaviour of joints in granite. Phd Thesis, 1987, Imperial College, University of London.
- J. Zhao and E.T. Brown, Thermal cracking induced by water flow through joints in heated granite. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences & Geomechanics Abstracts, 1992, 29(1):77-82.
- J. Zhao and E. T. Brown, Hydro-thermo-mechanical properties of joints in the Carnmenellis granite. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 1992, 25:279-290.
- J. Zhao and C.P. Tso, Heat transfer by water flow in rock fractures and the application to hot dry rock geothermal systems. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences & Geomechanics Abstracts, 1993, 30(6):633-641.
- J. Zhao, Geothermal testing and measurements of rock and rock fractures. Geothermics, 1994, 23(3):215-231.