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Guowen xu

Post-doctoral Researcher
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Background

Guowen Xu joined the Colorado School of Mines in 2018. Now he is a post-doc working at the University Transportation Center for Underground Transportation Infrastructure (UTC-UTI). He is investigating the squeezing deformation of tunnels funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation at present.

Education

  • BS in Civil Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, 2010
  • MS in Tunnel Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, 2011
  • PhD in Tunnel Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, 2017

Research

  • The excavation methods and supporting theories of deep-buried long tunnels
  • The long-term safety evaluation and maintenance methods for tunnels
  • The multiscale and multiphysics simulation methods for geomaterial
  • The intelligent rock mechanics based on big data

Selceted Publications

  • Xu, G.W., He, C., Chen, Z.Q.*, Yang Q.H., 2020. Transversely isotropic creep behavior of phyllite and its influence on the long-term safety of the secondary lining of tunnels. Engineering Geology. DOI: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2020.105834. (IF: 4.78; JCR Q1)
  • Xu, G.W., Gutierrez, M.*, He, C., Wang, S.M., 2020. Modeling of the effects of weakness planes in rock masses on the stability of tunnels using an equivalent continuum and damage model. Acta Geotechnica. DOI: 1007/s11440-020-01087-4 (IF: 4.35; JCR Q1)
  • Xu, G.W., Gutierrez, M.*, He, C., Meng, W., 2020. Discrete element modeling of transversely isotropic rocks with non-continuous planar fabrics under Brazilian test. Acta Geotechnica. 15: 2277-2304. (IF: 4.35; JCR Q1)
  • Xu, G.W.*, He, C., Wang, J., Chen, Z.Q., 2020. Study on the mechanical behavior of a secondary tunnel lining with a yielding layer in transversely isotropic rock stratum. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 53: 2957-2979. (IF: 4.14; JCR Q1)
  • Xu, G.W.*, He, C., Wang, X., 2020. Mechanical behavior of transversely isotropic rocks under uniaxial compression governed by micro-structure and micro-parameters. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment. 79: 1979-2004. (IF: 3.041; JCR Q2)
  • Xu, G.W.*, He, C., Wang, J., Zhang, J.B., 2020. Study on the damage evolution of secondary tunnel lining in layered rock stratum. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment. 79: 3533- (IF: 3.041; JCR Q2)
  • Xu, G.W., He, C., Chen, Z.Q.*, Liu, C.K., Wang, B., Zou, Y.L., 2020. Mechanical behavior of secondary tunnel lining with longitudinal crack. Engineering Failure Analysis. DOI: 1016/j.engfailanal.2020.104543. (IF: 2.897; JCR Q1)
  • Xu, G.W., He, C., Chen, Z.Q.*, 2019. Mechanical behavior of transversely isotropic rocks with non-continuous planar fabrics under compression tests. Computers and Geotechnics. DOI: 10.1016/ j.compgeo. 2019.103175. (IF: 3.818; JCR Q1)
  • Xu, G.W. *, He, C., Yang, Q.H., Wang, B., 2019. Progressive failure process of secondary lining of a tunnel under creep effect of surrounding rock. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 90: 76-98. (IF: 4.45; JCR Q1)
  • Xu, G.W., He, C., Yan, J.*, Ma, G.Y., 2019. A new transversely isotropic nonlinear creep model for layered phyllite and its application. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment. 78: 5387- (IF: 3.041; JCR Q2)
  • Xu, G.W. *, He, C., Lu, D.W., Wang, S.M., 2019. The influence of longitudinal crack on mechanical behavior of shield tunnel lining in soft-hard composite strata. Thin-walled structure. DOI: 10.1016/j.tws.2019.106282. (IF: 4.033; JCR Q1)
  • Xu, G.W.*, He, C., Chen, Z.Q., Su, A., 2018. Transverse isotropy of phyllite under Brazilian tests: laboratory testing and numerical simulations. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 51:1111-1135. (IF: 4.14; JCR Q1)
  • Xu, G.W.*, He, C., Chen, Z.Q., Su, A., 2018. Experimental investigation of the anisotropic mechanical behavior of phyllite under triaxial compression. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Science. 104: 100-112. (IF: 4.151; JCR Q1)
  • Xu, G.W.*, He, C., Chen, Z.Q., Wu, D., 2018. Effects of the micro-structure and micro-parameters on the mechanical behaviour of transversely isotropic rock in Brazilian tests. Acta Geotechnia.13: 887-910. (IF: 4.35; JCR Q1)
  • Hu, X.Y., He, C., Lai, X.H., Walton, G., Xu, G.W.* , 2020. Study on the interaction between squeezing ground and yielding supports with different yielding materials. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. DOI:10.1016/j.tust.2019.103242. (IF: 4.45; JCR Q1)
  • Fang, H.W., Chen, Y.F., Xu, G.W.*, Hou, Z.K., Wu, J.X., 2020. New instability criterion for stability analysis of homogeneous slopes with double strength reduction. International journal of Geomechanics. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0001797. (IF: 2.589; JCR Q1)
  • Fang, H.W., Chen, Y.F., Hou, Z.K., Xu, G.W.*, Wu, J.X., 2020. Probabilistic analysis of a cohesion-frictional slope using the slip-line field theory in a Monte-Carlo framework. Computers and Geotechnics. DOI: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2019.103398. (IF: 3.818; JCR Q1)
  • Chen, Z.Q., He, C., Xu, G.W.*, Ma, G.Y., Wu, D., 2019. A case study on the asymmetric deformation characteristics and mechanical behavior of deep-buried tunnel in phyllite. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 52:4527-4545. (IF: 4.14; JCR Q1)
  • Chen, Z.Q., He, C., Xu, G.W.*, Ma, G.Y., Yang, W.B., 2019. Supporting mechanism and mechanical behavior of a double primary support method for tunnels in broken phyllite under high geo-stress: a case study. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment. 78: 5253- (IF: 3.041; JCR Q2)
  • Wang, J., He, C., Xu, G.W.*, 2019. Face stability analysis of EPB shield tunnels in dry granular soils considering dynamic excavation process. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002150. (IF: 2.714; JCR Q1)
  • Xu, G.W., Gutierrez, M., Modeling of creep and nonlinear damage effects in rocks and application to tunneling. SRM International Symposium-EUROCK 2020.
  • Gutierrez, M., Xu, G.W., Study on the damage evolution in secondary tunnel lining under the combined actions of corrosion degradation of preliminary support and creep deformation of surrounding rock. ITA- AITES World Tunnel Congress (WTC 2020), September, 2020.
  • Gutierrez, M., Xu, G.W., Discrete element modeling of transversely isotropic rocks with non-continuous planar fabric under Brazilian test and applied to borehole stability. Proceedings of International Symposium on SPH and other particle-based continuum methods and their applications in geomechanics at Vienna, Austria, September, 2019.
  • Wang, J., He, C., Wang, C., Xu, G.W., Qi, C. Stability of shallow circular tunnels in granular materials using the discrete element method. The Ninth Japan-China Conference on Shield Driven Tunneling in 2017, Sapporo, Japan.

Contact

116 Berthoud Hall
1516 IIIinois St
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, CO 80401
720-285-0733
xuguowen@mines.edu