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Department of Construction Technology and Engineering

Academic Staff

TEACHING AREAS

  • Wind Engineering
  • Structural Dynamics

QUALIFICATIONS

2018 PhD in Civil Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2012 Master of Science in Structural Engineering, Tongji University, P.R.C.
2009 Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering, South China University of Technology, P.R.C.

EMPLOYMENT

2018 - Present Faculty of Science and Technology, The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
2017 - 2018 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Wind Energy
  • Human-induced Vibration
  • Structural Engineering

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • PENG, Y. X., XU, Y. L., ZHAN, S. & SHUM, K. M. (2018) High-solidity straight-bladed vertical axis wind turbine: Aerodynamic force measurements. Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics.
  • PENG, Y. X., XU, Y. L. & ZHAN, S. (2018) Hybrid DMST model for high-solidity straight-bladed VAWTs. 10th International Conference on Applied Energy. Hong Kong.
  • XU, Y. L., PENG, Y. X. & ZHAN, S. (2018) Variable pitch to high-solidity straight-bladed VAWTs for power enhancement. 10th International Conference on Applied Energy. Hong Kong.
  • LI, C., XIAO, Y. Q., XU, Y. L., PENG, Y. X., HU, G. & ZHU, S. Y. (2017) Optimization of blade pitch in H-rotor vertical axis wind turbines through computational aerodynamics simulation. Applied Energy. 212:1107-1125
  • PENG, Y. X., XU, Y. L. & ZHAN, S. (2016) Wind tunnel tests and numerical simulation of time-varying aerodynamic forces on straight blades of a vertical axis wind turbine. The 8th International Colloquium on Bluff Body Aerodynamics and Applications. Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • PENG, Y. X., CHEN, J. & DING, G. (2015) Walking load model for single footfall trace in three dimensions based on gait experiment. Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 54, 937-953.
  • PENG, Y. X. & XU, Y. L. (2015) Self-Starting performance of vertical axis wind turbines using variable pitch angle technique. ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute International Conference. Hong Kong.
  • CHEN, J., PENG, Y. X. & YE, T. (2013) On methods for extending a single footfall trace into a continuous force curve for floor vibration serviceability analysis. Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 46, 179-196.
  • PENG, Y. X. & XU, Y. L. (2013) Optimal pitch for enhancing power efficiency of straight bladed vertical axis wind turbines. The 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure. Hong Kong.
  • CHEN, J., PENG, Y. X. & ZHAO, X.D. (2011) FEM simulation and field monitoring of depropping procedure of a large-span single-layer latticed shell. International Journal of Space Structures, 26, 45-58.