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Prof Z.Q. Yue

Professor (Geotechnical Engineering)

Ir Professor Zhong-qi Quentin YUE


BSc (University Distinction), Peking University, Beijing, China
MS, Peking University, Beijing, China
PhD, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

MHKIE (1998), RPE (Geotechnical), PEng (1995)



Office: HW 6-02
Phone: +852 28591967
Fax: +852 25595337
E-mail: yueqzq@hku.hk
Homepage:  http://web.hku.hk/~yueqzq/

 

Teaching Activities

  •   CIVL2002 Rock Mechanics & Engineering Geology
  •   CIVL3014 Slope Engineering
  •   CIVL3108 Foundation Engineering
  •   CIVL4101 Capstone Design Project
  •   CIVL4102 Final Year Project

 

Research Interests

  •   Highly compressed methane gas cause and mechanism of earthquakes and/or volcanos
  •   Highly compressed gas cause and mechanism of large and rapid landslides with long runout distances
  •   Highly compressed micro-gas inclusion cause and mechanism of rock bursts and/or large deformation in
          rock tunnels
  •   Development of an alternative theory of the Earth via a thin and highly dense and compressed
          methane gas-sphere between the solid crustal rocks and the hot mantle materials
  •   Development and invention of automatic drilling process monitor (DPM) for in-situ continuously measuring
          and recording the strength and distribution of rock masses at depth in real time

 

Representative Research / Consultancy Projects

  •   An alternative modeling framework for better interpretation of the observed volcano-hydrothermal system data
  •   Effect of micro-fluid inclusions on abnormally delayed mechanical behavior of intact rocks after excavation
  •   Investigation of fatal Zhaojiagou landslide of rapid, long and wide run-out in Zhen-xiong County,
          Yunnan Province
  •   Migration and expansion of deep ground dense for cause of large rock avalanches
  •   Monitoring, recording and analyzing of geological drilling process at complex environments

 

Representative Publications

  • Yue ZQ, (2015a). "Yue's solution of classical elasticity in n-layered solids: Part 1, mathematical formulation." Front. Struct. Civ. Eng., 9(3): 215–249.
  • Yue ZQ, (2015b). "Yue's solution of classical elasticity in n-layered solids: Part 2, mathematical formulation." Front. Struct. Civ. Eng., 9(3): 250–285.
  • Yue ZQ, (2015c). "Expansion power of compressed fluid inclusions as the cause of rockburst." Mechanics in Engineering, 37(3): 287-294.
  • Yue ZQ, (2015d). "Challenging issues in global geotechnical profession caused by soil mechanics." Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 37(Supp. 2): 11-15.
  • Yue ZQ, (2015e). "Migration and expansion of highly compressed gas from deep ground for cause of large rock avalanches." ISRM Congress 2015 Proceedings - Int'l Symposium on Rock Mechanics - ISBN: 978-1-926872-25-4, Montreal, Canada, Paper No. 106.
  • Yue ZQ, (2014a). "On cause hypotheses of earthquakes with external tectonic plate and/or internal dense gas loadings." Acta Mechnica, 225(4), 1447–1469 (2014), DOI 10.1007/s00707-013-1072-2.
  • Yue ZQ, (2014b). "Dynamics of large and rapid landslides with long travel distances under dense gas expanding power." Landslide Science for a Safer Geoenvironment, Vol. 3,DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-04996-0_36, Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014. pp. 233-240.
  • Yue ZQ, (2014c). "Gas inclusions and their expansion power as foundation of rock "locked in" stress hypothesis." Journal of Engineering Geology, 22(4): 739-756.
  • Yue ZQ, (2014d). "undamental drawbacks and disastrous consequences of current geotechnical safety design theories for slopes." Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 36(9): 1601-1606.
  • Yue ZQ, (2014e). "Drilling process monitoring for refining and upgrading rock mass quality classification methods." Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, 33(10): 1977-1996.

 

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