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Biography
Chong-Shien Tsai

Prof. Chong-Shien Tsai

Department of Civil Engineering

Feng Chia University

Professor


Email: cstsai@fcu.edu.tw



Qualifications

1987  Ph.D., Structural Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

1979  M.S., Structural Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

1977  B.S., Civil Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan


Publications(Selected)

  1. C. S. Tsai, H. C. Su and Y. C. Lin (2012) “Characteristics and Modeling of Multiple Direction Optimized-Friction PendulumSystem with Numerous Sliding Interfaces Subjected to Multidirectional Excitations”, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. (in press)
  2. C. S. Tsai and Y. C. Lin (2011) “Characterization and Shaking Table Tests of Multiple Trench Friction Pendulum System withNumerous Intermediate Sliding Plates”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 40(2), 167-190.(Selected as a cover paper).
  3. C. S. Tsai, Y. C. Lin and H. C. Su (2010) “Characterization and Modeling of Multiple Friction Pendulum Isolation System withNumerous Sliding Interfaces”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 39(13), 1469-1491.
  4. C. S. Tsai, Y. C. Lin, W. S. Chen, T. C. Chiang and B. J. Chen (2010) “Piecewise Exact Solution for Seismic Mitigation Analysis of Bridges Equipped with Sliding-type Isolators”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 35(2),205-216.
  5. C. S. Tsai, Y. C. Lin, W. S. Chen, H. C. Su (2010) “Tri-directional Shaking Table Tests of Vibration Sensitive Equipment withStatic Dynamic Interchangeable-ball Pendulum System”, Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 9(1), 103-112.
  6. C. S. Tsai, W. S. Chen and T. C. Chiang (2010) “Experimental and Numerical Studies of Trench Friction Pendulum System”,Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 34(2), No. 2, 277-280.
  7. C. S. Tsai, Y. C. Lin, W. S. Chen and H. C. Su (2009) “Mathematical Modeling and Full-scale Shaking Table Tests for Multi-curve Buckling Restrained Braces”, Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 8(3), 359-371.
  8. C. S. Tsai, P. C. Lu, W. S. Chen, T. C. Chiang, C. T. Yang and Y. C. Lin (2008) “Finite Element Formulation and Shaking TableTests of Direction Optimized-Friction Pendulum System“, Engineering Structures, 30(9), 2321-2329.
  9. W. S. Pong, Z. H. Lee, C. S. Tsai, C. K. Cheng and B. J. Chen (2007) “Simulation Methods for Seismic Behavior of Buildings in Unbounded Soil Media with Radiation Damping”, Mathematical and Computer Modeling, An International Journal, 46(9-10), 2007, 1300-1313.
  10. C. S. Tsai, W. S. Chen, T. C. Chiang and B. J. Chen (2006) “Component and Shaking Table Tests for Full Scale Multiple Friction Pendulum System”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 35(13), 1653-1675.
  11. C. S. Tsai, W. S. Chen, B. J. Chen and W. S. Pong (2006) “Vertical Distributions of Lateral Forces on Base Isolated Structures Considering Higher Mode Effects”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 23(5), 543-562.
  12. B. J. Chen, C. S. Tsai, L. L Chung and T. C. Chiang (2006) “Seismic Behavior of Structures Isolated with A Hybrid System of Rubber Bearings”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 22(6), 761-783.
  13. C. S. Tsai, T. C. Chiang and B. J. Chen (2005) “Experimental Evaluation for Piecewise Exact Solution of Seismic Responses of Spherical Sliding Type Isolated Structures”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 34(9), 1027-1046.
  14. C. S. Tsai, B. J. Chen, W. S. Pong and T. C. Chiang (2004) “Interactive Behavior of Structures with Multiple Friction Pendulum Isolation System and Unbounded Foundations”, Advances in Structural Engineering, An International Journal, 7(6), 539-551.
  15. C. S. Tsai and K. C. Chen (2004) “Nonlinear Analyses of Structures with Added Passive Devices”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 18(4), 517-539.
  16. C. S. Tsai, C. S. Chen and B. J. Chen (2004) “Effects of Unbounded Media on Seismic Responses of FPS-Isolated Structures”, Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 11(11), 1-20.
  17. C. S. Tsai, T. C. Chiang, B. J. Chen and S. B. Lin (2003) “An Advanced Analytical Model for High Damping Rubber Bearings”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 32(9), 1373-1387.
  18. C. S. Tsai, B. J. Chen and T. C. Chiang (2003) “Experimental and Computational Verification of Reasonable Formulae for Based-Isolated Structures”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 32(9), 1389-1406.
  19. C. S. Tsai, B. J. Chen and W. S. Pong (2003) “Interactive Behavior of Structures with Combined Seismic Dampers and Unbounded Foundations”, Advanced in Structural Engineering, An International Journal, 6(2), 97-110.
  20. C. S. Tsai, T. C. Chiang and B. J. Chen (2003) “Finite Element Formulations and Theoretical Study for VCFPS”, Engineering Structures, 25(14), 1719-1730.
  21. C. S. Tsai (1997) “Finite Element Formulations for Friction Pendulum Seismic Isolation Bearings”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 40(1), 29-49.
  22. C. S. Tsai (1996) “FEM Considering Local Bending Effects for Flat Sliding Isolators”, Computers and Structures, An International Journal, 61(6), 1013-1024.
  23. R. Yang, C. S. Tsai and G. C. Lee (1996) “Procedure for Time-Domain Seismic Analysis of Concrete Dams”, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 122(2), 116-122.
  24. C. S. Tsai and K. C. Tsai (1995) “TPEA Devices As Seismic Dampers for High-Rise Buildings”, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 121 (10), 1075-1081.
  25. W. S. Pong and C. S. Tsai (1995) “Seismic Study of Buildings with Viscoelastic Dampers”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 3(6), 569-581.