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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

  26. Published

    Hybrid and adhesively bonded joints with dissimilar adherends: a critical review

    Yousefi Kanani, A., Green, S., Hou, X. & Ye, J., 30/09/2021, In: Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology. 35, 17, p. 1821-1859 39 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineReview articlepeer-review

  27. Published

    Insights into the micromechanical response of adhesive joint with stochastic surface micro-roughness

    Wang, X., Pang, K., Huang, X., Yang, J., Ye, J. & Hou, X., 31/01/2023, In: Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 277, 19 p., 108954 .

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  28. E-pub ahead of print

    Investigation on the transitional micromechanical response of hybrid composite adhesive joints by a novel adaptive DEM model

    Wang, X., Yousefi Kanani, A., Gu, Z., Yang, J., Ye, J. & Hou, X., 7/01/2023, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics. 124

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  29. Published

    Local and Global Design of Composite Risers on Truss SPAR Platform in Deep waters

    Amaechi, C. V., Ye, J., Hou, X., Gillett, N., Odijie, A. C. & Wang, F., 3/07/2019.

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

  30. Published

    Local bridging effect of fractured laminated glass with EVA based hybrid interlayers under weathering actions

    Yang, J., Wang, Y., Wang, X. E., Hou, X., Zhao, C. & Ye, J., 3/01/2022, In: Construction and Building Materials. 314, B, 13 p., 125595.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  31. Published

    Manufacturing of engineered novel additive manufactured polymer material from phase-field

    Adefuye, E., Hou, X. & Ye, J., 1/04/2022.

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

  32. Published

    Mechanical properties of a multi-material flexible adhesive joint

    Gendre, L., Hou, X. & Ridler, T., 15/09/2016, SAMPE Europe Conference 16 Liege. SAMPE Europe, p. 225-235 11 p.

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

  33. Published

    Metamaterials with negative Poisson’s ratio: a review of mechanical propterties and deformation mechanisms

    Hou, X. & Silberschmidt, V., 10/04/2015, Mechanics of Advanced Materials: Analysis of Properties and Performance. Silberschmidt, V. V. & Matveenko, V. P. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, p. 155-179 25 p. (Engineering Materials).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  34. Published

    Modelling Composite Failure through Machine Learning

    Ding, X., Hou, X., Xia, M., Ismail, Y. & Ye, J., 1/09/2020.

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

  35. Published

    Nonlinear compression behavior of warp-knitted spacer fabric: effect of sandwich structure

    Hou, X., Hu, H., Liu, Y. & Silberschmidt, V., 2011, In: Computers, Materials & Continua. 23, 2, p. 119-134 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  36. Published

    Non-linear finite element model for dynamic analysis of high-speed valve train and coil collisions

    Gu, Z., Hou, X., Keating, E. & Ye, J., 1/05/2020, In: International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. 173, 10 p., 105476.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Non-uniformity of deformation in low-density thermally point bonded non-woven material: effect of microstructure

    Hou, X., Acar, M. & Silberschmidt, V., 01/2011, In: Journal of Materials Science. 46, 2, p. 307–315 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  38. Published

    Numerical analysis of composite structure with in-plane isotropic negative Poisson’s ratio: effects of materials properties and geometry features of inclusions

    Hou, X., Hu, H. & Silberschmidt, V., 03/2014, In: Composites Part B: Engineering. 58, p. 152–159 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  39. Published

    Numerical modelling of thermally bonded nonwovens: continuous and discontinuous approaches

    Demirci, E., Hou, X., Acar, M., Pourdeyhimi, B. & Silberschmidt, V., 05/2012, In: Solid State Phenomena. 188, p. 164-169 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  40. Published

    Particle-based micromechanical modelling of adhesive joint considering microscale surface roughness

    Wang, X-E., Hou, X., Ye, J., Pang, K. & Yang, J., 21/07/2022.

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

  41. Published

    Predictions of macroscopic mechanical properties and microscopic cracks of unidirectional fibre-reinforced polymer composites using deep neural network (DNN)

    Ding, X., Hou, X., Xia, M., Ismail, Y. & Ye, J., 15/12/2022, In: Composite Structures. 302, 13 p., 116248.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  42. Published

    Recycling of Renewable Composite Materials in the Offshore Industry

    Amaechi, C. V., Agbomerie, C. O., Sotayo, A., Wang, F., Hou, X. & Ye, J., 1/09/2019, Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering. Elsevier

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  43. Published

    Sensitivity Studies on Offshore Submarine Hoses on CALM Buoy with Comparisons for Chinese‑Lantern and Lazy‑S Configuration: OMAE2019‑96755

    Wang, F., Amaechi, C. V., Hou, X. & Ye, J., 10/06/2019.

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

  44. Published

    Strength of submarine hoses in Chinese-lantern configuration from hydrodynamic loads on CALM buoy

    Amaechi, C. V., Facheng Wang, Hou, X. & Ye, J., 1/01/2019, In: Ocean Engineering. 171, p. 429-442 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  45. Published

    Tailoring structure of inclusion with strain-induced closure to reduce Poisson's ratio of composite materials

    Hou, X., Hu, H. & Silberschmidt, V., 2014, In: Journal of Applied Physics. 115, 8 p., 224903.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  46. Published

    Tensile behavior of low density thermally bonded nonwoven material

    Hou, X., Acar, M. & Silberschmidt, V. V., 20/04/2009, In: Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics. 4, 1, p. 26-33 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  47. Published

    Tensile behaviour of low density thermally bonded nonwoven material

    Hou, X., Acar, M. & Silberschmidt, V., 2009, In: Journal of Engineered Fibres and Fabrics . 4, 1, p. 26-33 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  48. Published

    The effect of joint configuration on the strength and stress distributions of dissimilar adhesively bonded joints

    Yousefi Kanani, A., Hou, X. & Ye, J., 1/01/2021, In: Engineering Structures. 11 p., 111322.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  49. Published

    The influence of notching and mixed-adhesives at the bonding area on the strength and stress distribution of dissimilar single-lap joints

    Yousefi Kanani, A., Hou, X. & Ye, J., 1/06/2020, In: Composite Structures. 241, 10 p., 112136.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  50. Published

    Understanding mixed mode ratio of adhesively bonded joints using genetic programming (GP)

    Liu, Y., Gu, Z., Hughes, D. J., Ye, J. & Hou, X., 15/02/2021, In: Composite Structures. 258, 10 p., 113389.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

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