Publications

Journal Papers (12)

  • Choonhan Youn, Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, and Chaitan Baru. (2014). "Development of web-based science portal for large-scale computing collaboration in earthquake engineering." Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience. [link] (Online preview version)
  • Thang Nguyen, Deepak Rayamajhi, Ross Boulanger, Scott Ashford, Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, and Lisheng Shao. (2013). "Design of DSM grids for liquefaction remediation." ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering (JGGE), [link] (posted ahead of print)
  • Deepak Rayamajhi, Thang Nguyen, Scott Ashford, Ross Boulanger, Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, and Lisheng Shao. (2013). "Simplified design method for discrete columns in liquefiable soils based on numerical analyses." ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering (JGGE), [link] (posted ahead of print)
  • Kevin R. Mackie, Jinchi Lu, and Ahmed Elgamal (2012). "Performance-based earthquake assessment of bridge systems including ground-foundation interaction." Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 42, 184-196. [link]
  • ZhaoHui "Joey" Yang, Qiang Li, Elmer E. Marx, Jinchi Lu (2012). "Seasonally frozen soil effects on the dynamic behavior of highway bridges." Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions, 4(1), 13-20. [link]
  • Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, Linjun Yan, Kincho H. Law, and Joel P. Conte (2011). "Large scale numerical modeling in geotechnical earthquake engineering." ASCE International Journal of Geomechanics (IJOG), 11(6), 490-503. [link]
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, and Davide Forcellini (2009). "Mitigation of liquefaction-induced lateral deformation in a sloping stratum: 3D numerical simulation." ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering (JGGE), 135(11), 1672-1682. [link]
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, and Zhaohui Yang. (2005). "Liquefaction-induced settlement of shallow foundations and remediation: 3D numerical simulation." Journal of Earthquake Engineering (JEE), Vol. 9, Special Issue 1, 17-45. [link]
  • Jinchi Lu, Jun Peng, Ahmed Elgamal, Zhaohui Yang, and Kincho H. Law (2004). "Parallel finite element modeling of earthquake liquefaction response." International Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration (EEEV), 3(1), 23-37. [link]
  • Jun Peng, Jinchi Lu , Kincho H. Law, and Ahmed Elgamal (2004). "ParCYCLIC: finite element modeling of earthquake liquefaction response on parallel computers." International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics (NAG), 28(12), 1207-1232. [link]
  • Zhaohui Yang, Jinchi Lu, and Ahmed Elgamal (2004). "A web-based platform for computer simulation of seismic ground response." Advances in Engineering Software, 35(5), 249-259. [link]
  • Zhaohui (Joey) Yang, Haowu Liu, and Jinchi Lu. (1997). "Neural network method for concrete strength prediction and design." Journal of Hydroelectric Engineering, 56(1), 33-40 (in Chinese). [pdf]
  • Chaoguo Li, Jinchi Lu, and Lin Zhang. (1997). "Application of methods of synthetic measure and overloading in experimental analysis of abutment stability of Shapai RCC arch dam." Journal of Sichuan Union University (Engineering Science Edition), 1(3), 64-71 (in Chinese). [pdf]

Refereed Conference Papers (37)

  • Ning Wang, Ahmed Elgamal, and Jinchi Lu (2014). "Three-Dimensional Finite Element modeling of pile and pile group system response." Proceedings of Geo-Congress 2014: From Soil Behavior Fundamentals to Innovations in Geotechnical Engineering: pp. 570-584. [link]
  • Ning Wang, Jinchi Lu, and Ahmed Elgamal. (2013). "Lateral load on a large pile group: a 3D finite element model." IACGE 2013: Proceedings of the 2nd IACGE International Conference on Geotechnical and Earthquake Engineering, Geotechnical Special Publication, ASCE Geo-Institute, October 25-27. [link]
  • Davide Forcellini, Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, Kevin R. Mackie, and A.M. Tarantino. (2012). "Performance-based seismic assessment of isolated bridge configurations on deformable soils." Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (15WCEE), Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28.
  • Kevin Mackie, Jinchi Lu, and Ahmed Elgamal. (2012). "Performance-based assessment of coupled bridge-ground systems." Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (15WCEE), Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28.
  • Davide Forcellini, Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, Kevin Mackie, A.M. Tarantino.(2012) "A parametric study on several bridge-abutments configurations adopting a PBEE methodology". Proceedings of the II International Conference on Performance-Based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Taormina, Italy, May 28-30.
  • Jinchi Lu, Kevin Mackie, Ahmed Elgamal, and Anoosh Shamsabadi. (2012). "A framework for performance-based earthquake engineering of bridge-abutment systems." Geo-Congress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, R. D. Hyrciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, eds., Geotechnical Special Publication No. 225, ASCE Geo-Institute, March 25-29.
  • Deepak Rayamajhi, Thang V. Nguyen, Scott A. Ashford, Ross W. Boulanger, Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, and Lisheng Shao. (2012). "Effect of discrete columns on shear stress distribution in liquefiable soil." Geo-Congress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, R. D. Hyrciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, eds., Geotechnical Special Publication No. 225, ASCE Geo-Institute, 1908-1917
  • Thang V. Nguyen, Deepak Rayamajhi, Ross W. Boulanger, Scott A. Ashford, Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, and Lisheng Shao. (2012). "Effect of DSM grids on shear stress distribution in liquefiable soil." Geo-Congress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, R. D. Hyrciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, eds., Geotechnical Special Publication No. 225, ASCE Geo-Institute, 1948-1957.
  • Deepak Rayamajhi, Scott A. Ashford, Thang V. Nguyen, Ross W. Boulanger, Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, and Lisheng Shao. (2012). "Shear stress reduction due to circular reinforcement columns in liquefiable soils." Joint Conference Proceedings, 9th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering and 4th Asia Conference on Earthquake Engineering, March 6-8, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, 607-613.
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Davide Forcellini, Jinchi Lu, Kevin R. Mackie, and Angelo Marcello Tarantino. (2011). "Seismic assessment of a simple bridge-abutment model adopting a Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering approach." Proceedings of the ANIDIS BARI2011 Conference, Bari, Italy, September 18-22.
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Linjun Yan, Jinchi Lu, Zhaohui Yang, Thomas Shantz, and Joel P. Conte. (2010). "Computational modeling of soil-foundation structural systems." Proceedings of the Ninth US National and Tenth Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering: Reaching Beyond Borders (9USN/10CCEE), Toronto, Canada, July 25-29. [link]
  • Kevin R. Mackie, Jinchi Lu, and Ahmed Elgamal. (2010). "User interface for performance-based earthquake engineering: a single bent bridge pilot investigation." Proceedings of the Ninth US National and Tenth Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering: Reaching Beyond Borders (9USN/10CCEE), Toronto, Canada, July 25-29. [link]
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, Zhaohui Yang, and Thomas Shantz. (2010). "3D nonlinear ground-foundation computational analysis." Proceedings of the International Geotechnical Conference: Geotechnical Challenges in Megacities, ISSMGE, Moscow, Russia, June 7-10.
  • Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, Charles Sikorsky, and Thomas Shantz. (2010). "Computational modeling of a large pile group under lateral load." Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, San Diego, CA, May 24-29. [link]
  • Ian Prowell, Ahmed Elgamal, and Jinchi Lu. (2010). "Modeling the influence of soil structure interaction on the seismic response of a 5 MW wind turbine." Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, San Diego, CA, May 24-29. [link]
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, Zhaohui Yang, and Thomas Shantz. (2010). "A 3D soil-structure interaction computational framework." Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering (7CUEE) & the 5th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering (5ICEE), Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, March 3-5. [pdf]
  • Jinchi Lu, Kevin Mackie, and Ahmed Elgamal. (2010). "Performance-based earthquake evaluation of a single column bridge system." Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering (7CUEE) & the 5th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering (5ICEE), Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, March 3-5. [pdf]
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, Zhaohui Yang and Thomas Shantz. (2009). "Scenario-focused three-dimensional computational modeling in geomechanics." Proceedings of 4 iYGEC'09 - 4th International Young Geotechnical Engineers' Conference, ISSMGE, Alexandria, Egypt, October 2-6 (Invited Keynote Lecture Paper). [pdf]
  • Ian Prowell, Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, J. Enrique Luco. (2009). "Modal properties of a modern wind turbine including SSI." Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE 2009), Alexandria, Egypt, October 2-6.
  • Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, and Thomas Shantz. (2009). "A framework for 3D nonlinear ground-foundation analysis." ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) No. 192, Proceedings of 2009 GeoHunan International Conference on Challenges and Recent Advances in Pavement Technologies and Transportation Geotechnics, Changsha, China, August 3-5, 189-196. [link]
  • Ahmed Elgamal and Jinchi Lu. (2009). "A framework for 3D finite element analysis of lateral pile system response." ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) No. 186, Proceedings of International Foundations Congress and Equipment Expo'09 (IFCEE'09), Orlando, FL, March 15-19, 616-623. [link]
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, and Linjun Yan. (2008). "Large scale computational simulation in geotechnical earthquake engineering." Proceedings of the 12th International Association of Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), Goa, India, October 1-6 (Invited Keynote Lecture Paper). [pdf]
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, Liangcai He, Kincho H. Law, and Zhaohui Yang. (2007). "Techniques for simulation of large-scale nonlinear soil-structure systems." Proceedings of International Workshop on Constitutive Modelling, Development, Implementation, Evaluation, and Application, Hongkong, China, January 12-13. [pdf]
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, Liangcai He, Zhaohui Yang, and Kincho H. Law. (2007) "Simulation of large-scale ground-foundation-structure seismic response." Proceedings of ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Rethymno, Crete, Greece, June 13-16 (Invited Keynote Lecture Paper). [pdf]
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Liangcai He, Jinchi Lu , Akio Abe, Tarek Abdoun, Ricardo Dobry, Masayoshi Sato, Kohji Tokimatsu, and Thomas Shantz. (2006). "Liquefaction-induced lateral load on piles." Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering (4ICEE), Taipei, Taiwan, October 12-13. [pdf]
  • Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, Kincho H. Law, and Zhaohui Yang. (2006). "Parallel computing for seismic geotechnical applications." GeoCongress 2006: Geotechnical Engineering in the Information Technology Age, Proceedings of ASCE GeoCongress 2006, Atlanta, GA, February 26-March 1. [link]
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, and Zhaohui Yang. (2005). "Application of numerical methods to the analysis of liquefaction." Proceedings of the 11th International Association of Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), Torino, Italy, June 19-24 (Invited Keynote Lecture Paper). [pdf]
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Linjun Yan, Michael Fraser, Jinchi Lu, and Joel P. Conte. (2005). "Large-scale simulation and data analysis". Computing in Civil Engineering (2005), Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, Cancun, Mexico, July 11-15 (Invited Keynote Lecture Paper). [link]
  • Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, and Zhaohui Yang. (2005). "Pilot 3D numerical simulation of liquefaction and countermeasures." Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) No. 133, Proceedings of ASCE Geo-Frontiers 2005, Austin, TX, January 24-26. [link]
  • Jun Peng, Jinchi Lu, Kincho H. Law, and Ahmed Elgamal. (2004). "ParCYCLIC: finite element modeling of earthquake liquefaction response on parallel computers." Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (13WCEE), Vancouver, Canada, August 1-6. [pdf]
  • Jinchi Lu, Zhaohui Yang, Liangcai He, Jun Peng, Ahmed Elgamal, and Kincho H. Law (2004). "Computational modeling of nonlinear soil-structure interaction on parallel computers." Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (13WCEE), Vancouver, Canada, August 1-6. [pdf]
  • Jinchi Lu, Zhaohui Yang, Korhan Adalier, and Ahmed Elgamal. (2004). "Numerical analysis of stone column reinforced silty soil." Proceedings of the 15th Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference (15SEAGC), Vol. 1, Bangkok, Thailand, November 23-26. [pdf]
  • Jun Peng, Jinchi Lu, Kincho H. Law, and Ahmed Elgamal. (2004). "Simulation of earthquake liquefaction response on parallel computers." Proceedings of the ASCE Structural Congress and Expositions, Nashville, TN, May 22-26. [link]
  • Liangcai He, Ahmed Elgamal, Zhaohui Yang, and Jinchi Lu. (2004). "A three-dimensional finite element study to obtain p-y curves for sand." Proceedings of the 17th ASCE Engineering Mechanics (EM2004), Newark, DE, June 13-16. [pdf]
  • Jinchi Lu, Liangcai He, Zhaohui Yang, Tarek Abdoun, and Ahmed Elgamal. (2004). "Three-dimensional finite element analysis of dynamic pile behavior in liquefied ground." Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (11ICSDEE), D.Doolin, A.Kammerer, T. Nogami, R. B. Seed, and I. T. (eds.), Berkeley, CA, January 7-9, 1, 144-148. [pdf]
  • Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, Zhaohui Yang, and Korhan Adalier. (2003). "Stone columns in silty soils: a numerical model." Proceedings of the U.S.-Taiwan Workshop on Soil Liquefaction, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan, November 3-5. [pdf]

Technical Reports

  • Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, and Kevin Mackie. (2014). "MSBridge: OpenSees pushover and earthquake analysis of multi-span bridges - user manual", SSRP-14/04, Department of Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego (UCSD).
  • Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, and Kevin Mackie. (2014). "Parametric study of ordinary standard bridges using OpenSees," Research Report, SSRP-14/03, Department of Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego (UCSD).
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Zhaohui Yang, and Jinchi Lu. (2006). "Cyclic1D seismic ground response version 1.00 user's manual," Research Report, SSRP-06/05, Department of Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego (UCSD). [pdf]
  • Jinchi Lu, Ahmed Elgamal, and Zhaohui Yang. (2006). "OpenSeesPL three-dimensional lateral pile-ground interaction version 1.00 user's manual," Research Report, SSRP-06/04, Department of Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego (UCSD). [pdf]
  • Jinchi Lu, and Ahmed Elgamal. (2006). "Parallel finite element modeling of earthquake liquefaction response," Research Report, SSRP-06/03, Department of Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego (UCSD). [link]

PhD & Masters Theses

  • Jinchi Lu. (2006). "Parallel finite element modeling of earthquake site response and liquefaction," Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego (UCSD). [link]
  • Jinchi Lu. (1994). "Three-dimensional nonlinear finite element analysis and model studies of Pubugou high rockfill dam on deep overburden and its foundation," M.S. Thesis, Department of Hydraulic Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China (in Chinese).

Other Publications

  • Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, and Kevin R. Mackie. (2011). "Graphical user interfaces for soil-structure interaction and performance-based earthquake engineering." Proc. Seismic Risk Management in Urban Areas, A Turkish-Iranian-American Workshop, Dec 14-16, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey, PEER Report, Berkeley, CA.
  • Jinchi Lu and Ahmed Elgamal. (2005). "A 3D finite element user-interface for soil-foundation seismic response." Proceedings of the 2005 Caltrans Bridge Research Conference, Sacramento, CA, October 31-November 1. [pdf]
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Zhaohui Yang, and Jinchi Lu. (2005). "Modeling of soil liquefaction: pressure dependence effects." Proceedings of the International Symposium on Plasticity 2005, Kauai, Hawaii, January.
  • Ahmed Elgamal, Jinchi Lu, and Zhaohui Yang. (2004). "Data uncertainty for numerical simulation in geotechnical earthquake engineering." Proceedings of the International Workshop on Uncertainties in Nonlinear Soil Properties and their Impact on Modeling Dynamic Soil Response, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER), Berkeley, CA, March 18-19.
  • Jun Peng, Jinchi Lu, Kincho H. Law, and Ahmed Elgamal. (2003). "Simulation of earthquake liquefaction response on parallel computers." Blume Earthquake Engineering Research Center News Letter, Issue 35, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, August. [pdf]