Dr Phuong Tran

  • Room: Level: 03 Room: D309
  • Building: 179 Grattan Street
  • Campus: Parkville

Biography

Areas of Research Interest
· Thin film adhesion characterization
· Static and dynamic fracture thin films
· Dynamic fracture and failure mechanism of composite materials
· Fabrication and simulation of bio-inspired composite structures
· Mechanical characterization and simulation of high performance composite textile
· 3D additive manufacturing

Article reviewing referee: 
*   International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 
*  Journal of the Royal Society Interface 
*  International Journal of Impact Engineering 
*  Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials

Recent publications

  1. Ghazlan A, Ngo T, Tran P. Influence of geometric and material parameters on the behavior of nacreous composites under quasi-static loading. COMPOSITE STRUCTURES. Pergamon. 2018, Vol. 183. DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruct.2017.05.015
  2. Tran P, Ngo T, Ghazlan A, Hui D. Bimaterial 3D printing and numerical analysis of bio-inspired composite structures under in-plane and transverse loadings. COMPOSITES PART B-ENGINEERING. Elsevier. 2017, Vol. 108. DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2016.09.083
  3. Tran P, Linforth S, Lumantarna R, Ngo T. Design of a hybrid composite anti-ram bollard against impact. 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM). 2017.
  4. Imbalzano G, Tran P, Linforth S, Ngo T, Lee P, Mendis P. Design optimisation of auxetic composite structures under blast loading. ACMSM 24 Conference - ACMSM 24 Conference - Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges. 2017.
  5. Nguyen T, Tran P, Ngo T. Isogeometric analysis of functionally graded plates based on a new polynomial displacement field. 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM). 2017.
  6. Duc ND, Ngo T, Tran P, Quan TQ, Van Thanh N. Nonlinear dynamic response and vibration of imperfect eccentrically stiffened sandwich third-order shear deformable FGM cylindrical panels in thermal environments. Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials. 2017. DOI: 10.1177/1099636217725251
  7. Tran P, Ghazlan A, Ngo T. Blast Resistance of Hybrid Elastomeric Composite Panels. Applied Mechanics and Materials. Trans Tech Publications. 2016, Vol. 846. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.846.458
  8. Ngo T, Nguyen T, Nguyen T, Tran P. Effect of Nanoclay on Thermomechanical Properties of Epoxy/Glass Fibre Composites. ARABIAN JOURNAL FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING. Dr Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag. 2016, Vol. 41, Issue 4. DOI: 10.1007/s13369-015-1898-0
  9. Nguyen T, Ngo T, Tran P, Mendis P, Zobec M, Aye L. Fire performance of prefabricated modular units using organoclay/glass fibre reinforced polymer composite. CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS. Elsevier BV. 2016, Vol. 129. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.10.100
  10. Ghazlan A, Ngo T, Lam N, Tran P. A Numerical Investigation of the Performance of a Nacre-like Composite under Blast Loading. 2nd Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics (ACCM). Queensland University of Technology. 2015. Editors: Gu YT, Guan H.
  11. Tran P, Ghazlan A, Ngo T. Design Bio-Inspired Composite Structure Subjected to Blast Loading. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering. University of Queensland. 2015. Editors: Fernando D, Teng J-G, Torero JL.
  12. Yang C, Imbalzano G, Tran P, Ngo T. Influence of architecture and orientation in 2-layers fabric structures. 2nd Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics (ACCM). Queensland University of Technology. 2015. Editors: Gu YT, Guan Y.
  13. Imbalzano G, Tran P, Lee P, Gunasegaram D, Ngo T. Influences of material and geometry in the performance of auxetic composite structure under blast loading. 2nd Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics (ACCM). Queensland University of Technology. 2015. Editors: Gu YT, Guan H.
  14. Tran P, Ngo T, Mendis P. Bio-inspired composite structures subjected to underwater impulsive loading. Computational Materials Science. Elsevier. 2014, Vol. 82. DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.09.033
  15. Yang E, Tran P, Ngo T, Mendis P, Humphries W. Effect of Textile Architecture on Energy Absorption of Woven Fabrics Subjected to Ballistic Impact. 1st Australasian Conference of Computational Mechanics (ACCM). Trans Tech Publications. 2014, Vol. 553. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.553.757

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