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Department of Civil Engineering
International University, Vietnam National University HCMC
Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Qualifications
  • PhD in Computational Mechanics, University of Sheffield - UK, 2010.
  • MSc in Mechanics of Construction, University of Liege - HCMC University of Technology, 2004.
  • BEng, Industrial and Civil Engineering, Hanoi Architectural University, 2001
Research interests:
  • Multi-scale modelling, macro-micro computational homogenization
  • Computational Mechanics, Computational Plasticity (Limit and Shakedown Analysis)
  • Numerical Methods: meshfree methods, finite elements, SFEM, XFEM
  • Error estimation and adaptivity
  • Optimization algorithms: linear, nonlinear and second-order cone programming
  • Structural optimization, Discontinuity Layout Optimization (DLO)
Activities
Research projects
  1. Development of a DLO based prototype slab analysis software application” funded by University of Sheffield (Proof of Concept Fund), 2007. Role: Senior researcher.
  2. “Computational homogenization multi-scale modelling technique for dynamic problems” funded by University of Sheffield, 2010. Role: Senior researcher.
  3. "Limit analysis of reinforced concrete slabs based on Nielsen yield criterion" funded by Vietnam National University HCMC, 2012 - 2013. Principal Investigator: Dr Canh V. Le
  4. "Development of advanced numerical procedures for limit and shakedown analysis of structures" funded by NAFOSTED, 2011-2013. Principal Investigator: Dr Canh V. Le
  5. "Limit and shakedown analysis combined with computational homogenization" funded by NAFOSTED, 2014-2016. Principal Investigator: A/Prof. Canh V. Le.
  6. "Development of computational multi-scale homogenization of composite materials" funded by Vietnam National University HCMC, 2014-2016 . Principal Investigator: A/Prof. Canh V. Le.
  7. Direct methods for limit state analysis of structures and materials under varying thermo-mechanical loading, 2016-2018. Principal Investigator: A/Prof. Canh V. Le
Publications
 
International Peer-Reviewed Journals
  1. C.V. Le, M. Gilbert, H. Askes. Limit analysis of plates using the EFG method and second-order cone programming. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 78, pp. 1532 - 1552, 2009.
  2. C.V. Le, H. Nguyen-Xuan, H. Nguyen-Dang. Upper and lower bound limit analysis of plates using FEM and second-order cone programming. Computers and Structures, 88, pp. 65 - 73, 2010.
  3. C.V. Le, H. Askes, M. Gilbert. Adaptive Element-Free Galerkin method applied to the limit analysis of plates. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 199, pp 2487 - 2496, 2010.
  4. C.V. Le, H. Nguyen-Xuan, H. Askes, S. Bordas, T. Rabczuk, H. Nguyen-Vinh. A cell-based smoothed finite element method for kinematic limit analysis. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 83, pp 1651–1674, 2010.
  5. C.V. Le, M. Gilbert, H. Askes. Limit analysis of plates and slabs using a meshless equilibrium formulation. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 83, pp 1739-1758, 2010.
  6. C.V. Le, H. Askes, M. Gilbert. A locking-free stabilized kinematic EFG model for plane strain limit analysis. Computers and Structures, 106-107, pp 1-8, 2012.
  7. C.V. Le, H. Nguyen-Xuan, H. Askes, T. Rabczuk, T. Nguyen-Thoi. Computation of limit load using edge-based smoothed finite element method and second-order cone programming, International Journal of Computational Methods, 10(1), 1340004, 2013.
  8. T. Nguyen-Thoi, P. Phung-Van, T. Rabczuk, H. Nguyen-Xuan, C. Le-Van. Anapplication of the ES-FEM in solid domain for dynamic analysis of 2D fluid-solidinteraction problems, International Journal of Computational Methods, 10(1), 1340003, 2013.
  9. T. Nguyen-Thoi, P. Phung-Van, T. Rabczuk, H. Nguyen-Xuan, C. Le-Van. Free and forcedvibration analysis using the n-sided polygonal cell-based smoothedfinite element method (nCS-FEM), International Journal of Computational Methods, 10(1), 1340008, 2013.
  10. C.V. Le. A stabilized discrete shear gap finite element for adaptive limit analysis of Mindlin–Reissner plates. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 96, pp 231-246, 2013.
  11. M. Gilbert, L. He, C.C. Smith, C.V. Le. Automatic yield-line analysis of slabs using discontinuity layout optimization. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical & Engineering Sciences, 470, 20140071, 2014.
  12. T.D. Tran, C.V. Le, D.C. Pham, H. Nguyen-Xuan. Shakedown reduced kinematic formulation, separated collapse modes, and numerical implementation, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51, 2893-2899, 2014.
  13. H. Nguyen-Xuan, L.V. Tran, C.H. Thai, C.V. Le. Plastic collapse analysis of cracked structures using extended isogeometric elements and second-order cone programming. Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 72, 13-27, 2014.
  14. C.V. Le, P.L.H. Ho, P.H. Nguyen, T.Q. Chu. Yield design of reinforced concrete slabs using a rotation-free meshfree method, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 50, 231-238, 2015.
  15. C.V. Le, P.H. Nguyen, T.Q. Chu. A curvature smoothing Hsieh-Clough-Tocher element for yield design of reinforced concrete slabs. Computers and Structures, 152, 59-65, 2015.
  16. J. Bleyer, C.V. Le, P. de Buhan. Locking-free discontinuous finite elements for the upper bound yield design of thick plates. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 103, 894–913, 2015.
  17. D.T. Tran, C.V. Le. Extended finite element method for plastic limit load computation of cracked structures. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 104, 2-17, 2015.
  18. C.V. Le, T.Q. Chu. Plastic collapse analysis of Mindlin-Reissner plates using a stabilized mesh-free method. International Journal of Computational Methods, 13, 1650004, 2016.
  19. L. Leonetti, C.V. Le. Plastic collapse analysis of Mindlin-Reissner plates using a composite mixed finite element. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 105, 915–935, 2016.
  20. C.V. Le, T.D. Tran and D.C. Pham. Rotating plasticity and nonshakedown collapse modes for elastic-plastic bodies under cyclic loads. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 111-112, 55-64, 2016.
  21. C.V. Le. Yield-stress based error indicator for adaptive quasi-static yield design of structures. Computers and Structures, 171, 1-8, 2016.
  22. Phuc L.H. Ho, C.V. Le, T. Tran-Cong. Displacement and equilibrium mesh-free formulation based on integrated radial basis functions for dual yield design. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 71,92-100, 2016.
  23. C.V. Le. Estimation of bearing capacity factors of cohesive-frictional soil using the cell-based smoothed finite element method. Computers and Geotechnics, 83, 178–183, 2017.
  24. C.V. Le, C.T. Ngo, T.Q. Chu. Yield design of reinforced concrete slabs using a numerical equilibrium formulation. ASCE's Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 143, 2017.
  25. C.V. Le, P.H. Nguyen, H. Askes, D.C. Pham. A computational homogenization approach for limit analysis of heterogeneous materials. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, in press, 2017.
  26. Phuc L.H. Ho, C.V. Le, T.Q. Chu. The equilibrium cell-based smooth finite element method for shakedown analysis of structures. International Journal of Computational Methods, accepted, 2017.
  27. Phuc L.H. Ho, C.V. Le, T. Tran-Cong. Limit state analysis of reinforced concrete slabs using an integrated radial basis function based mesh-free method. Applied Mathematical Modelling,53,1-11 , 2018.
Book chapter
  1. C.V. Le, M. Gilbert, H. Askes, "Meshless Methods for Upper Bound and Lower Bound Limit Analysis of Thin Plates", in "Developments in Computational Structures Technology", Saxe-Coburg Publications, Stirlingshire, UK, Chapter 6, pp 145-168, 2010. ISBN 978-1-874672-47-0.
 
 

Book

  1. Canh V. Le. Novel numerical procedures for limit analysis of structures -- meshfree methods and mathematical programming, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2012.
Conference papers and others
  1. C.V. Le, H.X. Nguyen, H.D. Nguyen. Dual limit analysis of plate bending. Proceeding of the 3rd International Conference on Advanced Computational Methods in Engineering, 30 May - 2 June 2005, Ghent – Belgium, Acomen-2005, paper 080.
  2. C.V. Le. Development of novel limit analysis methods for plates and slabs. Young Researchers’ Conference 2007, The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), 11 Upper Belgrave Street, London, SW1X 8BH, United Kingdom, 2007.
  3. C.V. Le, H. Askes, M. Gilbert. A novel numerical procedure for limit analysis of plates: adaptive EFG combined with SOCP. Proceeding of the 17th UK National conference on Computational Mechanics in Engineering, pp. 291 - 294, 2009.
  4. C.V. Le, H. Askes, M. Gilbert. A stabilized meshfree equilibrium formulation for lower-bound limit analysis. Proceeding of the 18th UK National conference on Computational Mechanics in Engineering, pp. 169 - 172, 2010.
  5. C.V. Le, H.X. Nguyen, H.D. Nguyen. Dual limit analysis of plate bending. Collection of papers from Prof. Nguyen-Dang Hung’s former students, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City Publishing house, 2006, 476 - 494.
  6. C.V. Le, M. Gilbert, H. Askes. Limit analysis of plates: displacement and equilibrium meshfree models and second-order cone programming. Invited lectures presented at: The Tenth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology held in Valencia, Spain, September 2010.
  7. C.V. Le. Dual analysis by stabilized displacement and equilibrium meshfree methods. Journal of Science and Technology, 49, pp 29 - 38, 2011.
  8. C.V. Le. Stabilized displacement and equilibrium meshfree models for computation of collapse loads. Proceeding of the 1st International Symposium on Engineering Physics and Mechanics, HCMC University of Technology, Vietnam, October 2011.
  9. T. Lam-Phat, S. Nguyen-Hoai, T. Nguyen-Thoi, H. Nguyen-Xuan, C. Le-Van. A multiscale strategy in XFEM with fixed enrichment area for 2D crack problems under tensile load.  Proceeding of the 1st International Symposium on Engineering Physics and Mechanics, HCMC University of Technology, Vietnam, October 2011.
  10. Hoang C. Nguyen, Canh V. Le, Tam M. Nguyen. Estimation of bearing capacity and failure mechanism of footing strip using upper bound limit analysis. The 1st International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering in Ho-Chi-Minh City, Vietnam on December 19-21th, 2011.
  11. Dung T. Tran, Hung X. Nguyen, Chinh D. Pham,  Canh V. Le. Limit and Shakedown Analysis using Node-based Smoothed Finite Element Method and Second-order Cone Programming. The 1st International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering in Ho-Chi-Minh City, Vietnam on December 19-21th, 2011.
  12. Canh V. Le, Harm Askes, Inna M. Gitman. FE2 computational homogenization for effective properties of heterogeneous materials. The 1st International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering in Ho-Chi-Minh City, Vietnam on December 19-21th, 2011.
  13. Doan Thi My Thuy, Le Van Canh, Chu Quoc Thang. Limit load computation of Mindlin-Reissner plates using the ES-DSG method and second-order cone programming. The International Conference on Advances in Computational Mechanics (ACOME), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 2012.
  14. Tran Trung Dung, Le Van Canh, Lam Phat Thuan, Limit analysis of cracked sructures using XFEM and second-order cone programming. The International Conference on Advances in Computational Mechanics (ACOME), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 2012.
  15. Phung Van Phuc, Nguyen Thoi Trung, Nguyen Chanh Hoang, Le Van Canh, An effective adaptive limit analysis of soil using FEM and second-order cone programming. The International Conference on Advances in Computational Mechanics (ACOME), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 2012
  16. Thai Hoang Chien, Tran Trung Dung, Le Van Canh, Nguyen Xuan Hung. Isogeometric limit analysis for plane stress problems. The International Conference on Advances in Computational Mechanics (ACOME), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 2012
  17. Hoang C. Nguyen, Canh V. Le, Vu P. Nguyen, Tri P. Tran, Bearing capacity of footing strip resting on slope using upper bound limit analysis. International Conference on Green Technology and Sustainable Development, HCMC September 2012
  18. Canh V. Le, " An adaptive ES-FEM formulation for estimation of bearing capacity of strip footings ", International Conference on Foundation and Soft Ground Engineering Challenges in Mekong Delta, Binh Duong New City –Vietnam, June 2013
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