C.W. Lim

Dr. C. W. Lim

Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering

City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Associate Professor



1994  Ph.D., Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

1991  M.E., Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore

1989  B.E., Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Technology of Malaysia, Malaysia

Publications (Selected)

Books, Book Chapters, Dissertation

  1. W.A. Yao, W.X. Zhong and C.W. Lim (2009), Symplectic Elasticity, World Scientific, Singapore


  1. C.W. Lim and K.M. Liew (1994), A pb-2 Ritz formulation for flexural vibration of shallow cylindrical shells of rectangular planform, J. Sound Vib., 173(3), 343-375.
  2. C.W. Lim and K.M. Liew (1995), A higher order theory for vibration of shear deformable cylindrical shallow shells, I. J. Mech. Sci., 37(3), 277-295.
  3. C.W. Lim and LH He (2001), Exact solution of a compositionally graded piezoelectric layer under uniform stretch, bending and twisting, I. J. Mech. Sci., 43(11), 2479-2492.
  4. C.W. Lim and B.S. Wu (2002), A modified Mickens procedure for certain nonlinear oscillators, J. Sound Vib., 257(1), 202-206.
  5. C.W. Lim and B.S. Wu (2003), A new analytical approach to the Duffing-harmonic oscillator, Phy.Let. A, 311, 365-373.
  6. L.H. He, C.W. Lim and B.S. Wu (2004), A continuum model for size-dependent deformation of elastic films of nano-scale thickness, I. J. Solids Struct., 41(3-4), 847-857.
  7. C.W. Lim, Z.R. Li and G.W. Wei (2005), DSC-Ritz method for high-mode frequency analysis of thick shallow shells, I. J. Num. Meth. Eng., 62(2), 205-232.
  8. C.W. Lim, B.S. Wu and W.P. Sun (2006), Higher accuracy analytical approximations to the Duffing-Harmonic oscillator, J. Sound Vib., 296(4-5), 1039-1045.
  9. C.W. Lim, Z.R. Li and L.H. He (2006), Size dependent, nonuniform elastic field inside a nano-scale spherical inclusion due to interface stress, I. J. Solids Struct., 43(17), 5055-5065.
  10. C.W. Lim and X.S. Xu (2010), Symplectic elasticity: Theory and applications, ASME Appl. Mech. Rev., 63(5), 050802.