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Dr Xiaonan Hou

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

  1. Published

    2D finite element analysis of thermally bonded nonwoven materials: continuous and discontinuous models

    Hou, X., Acar, M. & Silberschmidt, V., 09/2009, In: Computational Materials Science. 46, 3, p. 700–707 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  2. Published

    A composite material with Poisson’s ratio tunable from positive to negative values: an experimental and numerical study

    Hou, X., Hu, H. & Silberschmidt, V., 12/2013, In: Journal of Materials Science. 48, 24, p. 8493-8500 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    A genetic evolved machine learning approach for 3D DEM modelling of anisotropic materials with full consideration of particulate interactions

    Gu, Z., Ding, X., Hou, X. & Ye, J., 1/02/2023, In: Composites Part B: Engineering. 250, 11 p., 110432.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  4. Published

    A multi-scale model for studying failure mechanisms of composite wind turbine blades

    Ye, J., Chu, C., Cai, H., Hou, X., Shi, B., Tian, S., Chen, X. & Ye, J., 15/03/2019, In: Composite Structures. 212, p. 220-229 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    A novel 3D composite structure with tunable Poisson's ratio and stiffness

    Hou, X. & Hu, H., 07/2015, In: physica status solidi (b). 252, 7, p. 1565–1574 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  6. Published

    A novel concept to develop composite structures with isotropic negative Poisson's ratio: effects of random inclusions

    Hou, X., Hu, H. & Silberschmidt, V., 12/10/2012, In: Composites Science and Technology. 72, 15, p. 1848–1854 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  7. Published

    A novel configuration of a double lap adhesive joint with reduced stress concentrations

    Yousefi Kanani, A., Hou, X. & Ye, J., 7/09/2017, 20th International Conference on Composite Structures - ICCS 20. Tornabene, F. (ed.). Bologna, Italy: Societa Editrice Esculapio

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  8. Published

    A novel dissimilar single-lap joint with interfacial stiffness improvement

    Yousefi Kanani, A., Hou, X. & Ye, J., 15/11/2020, In: Composite Structures. 252, 11 p., 112741.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  9. Published

    A novel genetic expression programming assisted calibration strategy for discrete element models of composite joints with ductile adhesives

    Wang, X-E., Kanani, A. Y., Pang, K., Yang, J., Ye, J. & Hou, X., 30/11/2022, In: Thin-Walled Structures. 180, 18 p., 109985.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    A Novel Self‐Updating Design Method for Complex 3D Structures Using Combined Convolutional Neuron and Deep Convolutional Generative Adversarial Networks

    Gu, Z., Hou, X., Saafi, M. & Ye, J., 30/06/2022, In: Advanced Intelligent Systems. 4, 6, 10 p., 2100186.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  11. Published

    A parametric study of adhesive bonded joints with composite material using black-box and grey-box machine learning methods: Deep neuron networks and genetic programming

    Gu, Z., Liu, Y., J.Hughes, D., Ye, J. & Hou, X., 15/07/2021, In: Composites Part B: Engineering. 217, 11 p., 108894.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  12. Published

    A study of computational mechanics of 3D spacer fabric: factors affecting its compression deformation

    Hou, X., Hu, H. & Silberschmidt, V., 05/2012, In: Journal of Materials Science. 47, 9, p. 3989–3999 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Advanced static and dynamic analysis method for helical springs of non-linear geometries

    Gu, Z., Hou, X. & Ye, J., 24/11/2021, In: Journal of Sound and Vibration. 513, 18 p., 116414.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  14. E-pub ahead of print

    Analysis of failure mechanisms of adhesive joints modified by a novel additive manufacturing-assisted method

    Kanani, A. Y., Wang, X. E., Hou, X., Rennie, A. E. W. & Ye, J., 15/02/2023, In: Engineering Structures. 277, 9 p., 115428.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Composite risers for deep waters using a numerical modelling approach

    Amaechi, C. V., Gillett, N., Odijie, A. C., Hou, X. & Ye, J., 15/02/2019, In: Composite Structures. 210, p. 486-499 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Design and analysis method of nonlinear helical springs using a combining technique: Finite element analysis, constrained Latin hypercube sampling and genetic programming

    Gu, Z., Hou, X. & Ye, J., 1/11/2021, In: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. 235, 22, p. 5917-5930 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Design optimisation of braided composite beams for lightweight rail structures using machine learning methods

    Singh, A., Gu, Z., Hou, X., Liu, Y. & Hughes, D. J., 15/02/2022, In: Composite Structures. 282, 12 p., 115107.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  18. Published

    Double lap adhesive joint with reduced stress concentration: effect of slot

    Hou, X., Yousefi Kanani, A. & Ye, J., 15/10/2018, In: Composite Structures. 202, p. 635-642 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  19. Published

    Erratum to: A composite material with Poisson’s ratio tunable from positive to negative values: an experimental and numerical study

    Hou, X., Hu, H. & Silberschmidt, V., 01/2014, In: Journal of Materials Science. 49, 1, p. 461 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Estimating microscale DE parameters of brittle adhesive joints using genetic expression programming

    Wang, X-E., Kanani, A. Y., Gu, Z., Yang, J., Ye, J. & Hou, X., 31/10/2022, In: International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives. 118, 12 p., 103230.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Experimental and analytical study on the pre-crack impact response of thick multi-layered laminated glass under hard body impact

    Wang, X-E., Huang, X-H., Yang, J., Hou, X., Zhu, Y. & Xie, D., 15/09/2021, In: International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. 206, 20 p., 106613.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  22. Published

    Experimental and numerical investigation into the hybrid joint performance considering microstructural roughness

    Pang, K., Wang, X-E., Ye, J. & Hou, X., 3/11/2022.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Abstractpeer-review

  23. Published

    Finite element modelling on the mechanical behaviour of Marine Bonded Composite Hose (MBCH) under burst and collapse

    Amaechi, C. V., Chesterton, C., Butler, H. O., Gu, Z., Odijie, A. C., Wang, F., Hou, X. & Ye, J., 24/01/2022, In: Journal of Marine Science and Engineering (JMSE). 10, 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  24. Published

    Finite element simulation of low-density thermally bonded nonwoven materials: effects of orientation distribution function and arrangement of bond points

    Hou, X., Acar, M. & Silberschmidt, V., 02/2011, In: Computational Materials Science. 50, 4, p. 1292–1298 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  25. Published

    Fracture mechanisms of hybrid adhesive bonded joints: effects of the stiffness of constituents

    Yousefi Kanani, A., Liu, Y., J.Hughes, D., Ye, J. & Hou, X., 1/10/2020, In: International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives . 102, 102649.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

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