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Xiu-Tian Yan

Dr. Xiu-Tian Yan

The University of Strathclyde, UK


Email: x.t.yan@ntlworld.com


Qualifications

Ph.D.,  University of Technology Loughborough, UK

M.S.,  University of Technology Loughborough, UK

B.S.,  Northwestern Polytechnic University, China


Publications (Selected)


  1. F. Demoly, X. T. Yan, B. Eynard, L. Rivest, S. Gomes, “An Assembly-Oriented Design Framework for Product Structure Engineering and Assembly Sequence Planning”, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Journal, cepted for publication in 2010. Impact Factor: 1.687 (5 year) and 1.848.
  2. J.R. Corney, C. Torres-Sánchez, P. Jagadeesan, X.T. Yan, W. Regli, “Putting the crowd to work in the knowledge-based factory”, the Advanced Engineering Informatics Journal, special issue on the Cognitive Factory, (accepted for publication), ISSN:1474-0346, September 2010. Impact Factor: 2.431 (5 year) and 1.848.
  3. R Zante and X.T. Yan “Microflow Valve Control System Design”, accepted for publication in Journal of Systems and Control Engineering - Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part I in 2010. Impact Factor: 0.322.
  4. Xiu-Tian Yan and Barry Stewart, Developing a Cost-effective Modular Product Family Development Approach for Small to Medium sized companies, International Journal of Manufacturing Research, ISSN: 1750-0591, Inderscience publishers, accepted for publication in 2010.
  5. Dong-Bo Wang, Xiu-Tian Yan, N Guo, T Li, “A multi Autonomic Objects Flexible Workflow and its Knowledge Acquisition Supporting Engineering Design Process”, Advanced Materials Research, ISSN: 1022-6680, Vol. 97-101 (2010) pp 3341-3344, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland. Impact Factor: 0.483.
  6. Fayyaz Rehman and Xiu-Tian Yan, “Application of Context Knowledge in Supporting Conceptual Design Decision Making”, International Journal of Product Development, ISSN: 1477-9056, in press, Inderscience publishers accepted for publication in 2010.
  7. Dong-Bo Wang, Xiu-Tian Yan, Zhi-Yi Li, Yi-Xiao Sun, Research on agile supply chain based on multi Autonomic Objects flexible workflow, Journal of Application Research of Computers, accepted for publication in March, 2010.
  8. Xincai Tan, Xiu-Tian Yan, Neal P. Juster and W Ion, Developing an advanced product development course for China's higher education teaching staff, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, ISSN: 0306-4190, accepted for publication in 2010.
  9. Qingfeng Zeng, Litong Zhang, Yongdong Xu, Laifei Cheng, Xiu-Tian Yan, A Unified View of Materials Design: Two-element Principle, Journal of Materials and Design, ISSN: 0261-3069, Elsevier, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp.487-493, March 2009. Impact Factor: 1.312 (5 year) and 1.107.
  10. Qingfeng Zeng, Litong Zhang, Yongdong Xu, Laifei Cheng, Xiu-Tian Yan, Jiakui Zu, Guanzhong Dai, “Designing expert system for in situ toughened Si3N4 based on adaptive neural fuzzy inference system and genetic algorithms”, Journal of Materials and Design, ISBN: 0261-3069, Elsevier, Vol. 30, pp.256-259, 2009. Impact Factor: 1.312 (5 year) and 1.107.
  11. Xincai Tan, Xiu-Tian Yan, Neal P. Juster, Srinivasan Raghunathan, Jian Wang “Dynamic Friction Model and Its Application in Flat Rolling”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, ISSN: 0924-0136, Elsevier, pp. 222-234, Vol. 207, 2008. Impact Factor: 1.402 (5 year) and 1.143.
  12. Wendan WANG, Xiansheng Qin, Xiu-Tian Yan, “A visual-DSM Method for Product Modularization”, Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing System (in Chinese), ISSN:1006-5911, Vol. 17,(2), 2008.
  13. F. Rehman and X. T. Yan, “Supporting Function-Means Mapping Using Design Context Knowledge at Conceptual Design”, in special issue: 'Fostering Innovation during Early Informal Design Phases' of the Journal of Design Research, ISSN: 1748-3050, Inderscience publishers, Vol. 6, No. 1 / 2, pp. 169-189, 2007.
  14. Dongbo Wang, Runxiao Wang, Xiu-Tian Yan, Yijun Sheng, “Flexible workflow based on multi autonomic objects”, in Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems, published by China Academic Journal Electronic Publishing House, ISSN: 1006-5911, No. 5 Vol. 13, May 2007.
  15. P. Farrugia, J Borg, X T Yan, K Camilleri and G Green, “A Sketching Alphabet for PAPER-based Collaborative DESIGN”, in special issue: 'Fostering Innovation during Early Informal Design Phases' of the Journal of Design Research, ISSN: 1748-3050, Inderscience publishers, Vol. 6, No. 1 / 2, pp. 260-288, 2007.
  16. Xincai Tan, X. Chen, P. Conway, X. T. Yan “Effects of plies assembling on textile composite cellular structures”, in press, Journal of Materials and Design, ISBN: 0261-3069, Elsevier, Vol. 28, Issue 3, pp. 857-870, 2007. Impact Factor: 1.312 (5 year) and 1.107.
  17. Dongbo Wang, Xiu-Tian Yan, William J. Ion, Runxiao Wang, “A Framework for Supporting Intelligent and Flexible Workflow-based Engineering Design Process”, a Special Issue in International Journal of Design Engineering, ISSN:1477-9056, published by Inderscience Enterprises Ltd., Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-20, Oct. 2007.
  18. X. T Yan “Industrial Engineering And Visualisation A Product Development Perspective”, invited paper in the Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering (English), ISSN: 1000-9345, Vol. 6, pp 99-103, 2007.
  19. X. T. Yan and H Sawada, " A Framework For Supporting Multidisciplinary Engineering Design Exploration And Life-Cycle Design Using Under-Constrained Problem Solving", in a Special Issue on Constraint Design of Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing (AI EDAM), Cambridge University Press, ISSN: 0890-0604, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 329-350, September 2006. Impact Factor: 1.049 (5 year) and 0.477.
  20. Q.F.Zeng, K.H.Su, L.T.Zhang, Y.D.Xu, L.F.Cheng, X.T.Yan, “Evaluation of the Thermodynamic Data Of CH3SiCI3 Based on Quantum Chemistry Calculations”, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Ref. Data. Published by American Institute of Physics Vol.35, No.3, pp1385-1390, ISBN: 0047-2689/2006/35(3)/1385/6, (Indexed by SCI 081XT) 2006. Impact Factor: 3.597 (5 year) and 2.424.
  21. P. J. Farrugia, J. C. Borg, X T. Yan, “Extracting 3D shape models and related life knowledge from paper-based sketches”, in International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, ISSN : 0952-8091, Special Issue on Models and Methods for Representing and Processing Shape Semantics, Guest Editors: Silvia Ansaldi and Marina Monti, Volume 23 - Issue 2/3/4, pp120-137, 2005. Impact Factor: 0.63.
  22. Shurog Tong, Yanwu Peng and Xiu-Tian Yan, “Providing Manufacturing Quality Control Information for Integration into QFD”, Journal of Northwestern Polytechnical University, ISSN: 1000-2758, Issue no. 4, 2005. Impact Factor: 0.395.
  23. X. T. Yan, and Hiroyuki Sawada, “Application of Gröbner Bases and Quantifier Elimination for Insightful Engineering Design”, in the Journal of Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, ISSN: 0378-4754, published by Elsevier, Transaction of International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (IMACS), pp 135-148, Vol. 67, Issue 1-2, September 2004. Impact Factor: 0.965 (5Year) and 0.930.
  24. X. T. Yan, “A Multiple Perspective Product Modelling and Simulation Approach To Enhancing Engineering Design Decision Making”, in International Journal of Concurrent Engineering: Research & Applications (CERA) Journal, An official journal of the Institute of Concurrent Engineering of the International Society for Productivity Enhancement (ISPE), ISSN 1063-293X, Sage Publications. Inc, Vol 11., Number 3, pp.221-234, September 2003. Impact Factor: 1.098 (5Year) and 0.611.
  25. X T Yan, J. Y Liu, P J Li, X S Qin and M Li, “Long-Term Traceability of Great Amount of Quality Information of Products Requiring Very Complicated Continuous Processing”, Journal of Northwestern Polytechnical University, ISSN 1000-2758, issue no 3, 2002. Impact Factor: 0.395.
  26. X. T. Yan, J Borg, and N P Juster, “Concurrent modelling of components and realization systems to support proactive design for manufacture/assembly”, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part B, ISSN:0953-4054, Professional Engineering Publishing, Vol215 pp1135-1141, September 2001. Impact Factor: 0.28.
  27. J Borg, X. T. Yan and N. P. Juster, "Exploring decision‟s influence on life-cycle performance to aid “design for Multi-X”", Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing Cambridge University Press, ISSN: 0890-0604, Vol. 14, pp 91-113, 2000. Impact Factor: 1.049 (5 year) and 0.477.
  28. H. Sawada and X. T. Yan, “Constraint-Based Preliminary Design Support System”, Journal of Japan Society for Symbolic and Algebraic Computation, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2000. Impact Factor: 0.359.
  29. J Borg, X. T. Yan and N. P. Juster, "Guiding Component Form Design Using Decision Consequence Knowledge Support", Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, Cambridge University Press, ISSN no. 0890-0604, Vol. 13, pp 387-403, 1999. Impact Factor: 1.049 (5 year) and 0.477.


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