Book Chapters and Special Journal Issues


Steel Building Assessment in Post-Earthquake Fire Environments with Optical Fiber Sensors

Genda Chen, Ying Huang, and Hai Xiao

Chapter 19 in Earthquake-Resistant Structures - Design, Assessment and Rehabilitation. ISBN 978-953-51-0123-9, Edited by Abbas Moustafa, Published by In-Tech Press, February 2012, pp. 481-506. (5628 downloads by March 18, 2018)


Dynamic Properties of Concrete under Multi-axial Loading

Dongming Yan, Gao Lin, and Genda Chen

Chapter 4 in Advances in Materials Science Research: Volume I, Edited by Maryann C. Wythers, pp. 145-182, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., ISBN No. 978-1-61728-109-9, Hauppauge, New York, June, 2011


Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors in Civil Engineering Applications

Jinping Ou, Zhi Zhou, and Genda Chen

Chapter 8 in Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors: Recent Advancements, Industrial Applications and Market Exploitation, Edited by Dr. Andrea Cusano, Antonello Cutolo, and Jacques Albert from the Optoelectronic Division, Department of Engineering, University of Sannio, 82100 Benevento, Italy, Bentham Science Publishers, ISBN No. 978-1-60805-084-0, E-Book Program,, 2011


Analysis of the Interstate-10 Twin Bridges Collapse during Hurricane Katrina

Genda Chen, Emitt C. Witt, David Hoffman, Ronaldo Luna, and Adam Sevi

A book chapter in Science and the Storm: the USGS Response to the Hurricanes of 2005, edited by G.S. Farris, G.J. Smith, M.P. Crane, C.R. Demas, L.L. Robbins, and D.L. Lavoie, USGS Circular 1306, 283p, October 2007 (


A Special Issue of the International Journal of Structural Engineering and Mechanics with a theme on earthquake engineering and engineering mechanics

Genda Chen and Weiqing Liu

Vol. 24, No. 3, October 20, 2006