Environmental Mechanics for Extreme Natural Events

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From sandstorms to snowstorms, from tsunamis to extreme marine disasters, from extreme mechanical behavior of deep rock and soil to deep-sea geological disasters, these extreme natural environmental events often cause significant losses of life and property, affecting regional and even global socio-economic development. Since the beginning of the new century, environmental mechanics research has received widespread attention, and significant progress has been made in clarifying the mechanism of the forces, movements, and deformations of substances under extreme natural environmental conditions and their effects, establishing effective simulation and prediction methods, and developing risk assessment and disaster prevention and mitigation techniques for human settlements under such extreme natural environmental processes. 

This Special Issue will collect recent research papers and promote the development of extreme natural environmental mechanics associated with extreme natural environments and hazards.

Guest editors:

Prof. Hua Liu
Prof. Hua Liu, PhD
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
(Nonlinear water waves, tsunami, marine hydrodynamics);

Prof. Zhan Wang, PhD
Prof. Zhan Wang, PhD 
Institute of Mechanics, CAS, Beijing, China
(nonlinear waves; ocean surface waves; internal waves; flexural-gravity waves; hydrodynamic instability);

Prof. Guohua Wang, PhD
Prof. Guohua Wang, PhD
Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
(Particle-laden wall turbulence, sandstorm, environmental fluid mechanics); 

Lihao Zhao
Associate Prof. Lihao Zhao, PhD
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
(Particle-laden flow, wall turbulence, non-spherical particle suspensions, droplet dynamics, direct numerical simulations); 

Prof. Hailong Yin
Prof. Hailong Yin, PhD
Tongji University, Shanghai, China
(Environmental hydraulics, surface water quality modeling, sustainable water system, inverse problem); 

Prof. Hongguang Sun
Prof. Hongguang Sun, PhD
Hohai University, Nanjing, China
(Contaminant transport, anomalous diffusion, environmental hydraulics);

Associate Prof. Xi Zhao
Associate Prof. Xi Zhao, PhD
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
(Tsunami, coastal hydrodynamics, wave-current interaction)

Manuscript submission information:

Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts online to the journal Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters through the Editorial Manager System link: https://www.editorialmanager.com/taml/default2.aspx

When submitting your manuscript please choose the special issue “VSI: Environmental Mechanics” from the choice of submission types. The manuscript will go through the regular peer review process before being accepted. 

The submission is open from now to 30-November-2023;
The deadline for acceptance is 31-March-2024.  

Please visit the journal website for additional notes for the authors:  https://www.elsevier.com/journals/theoretical-and-applied-mechanics-letters/2095-0349/guide-for-authors


Particle-laden flow, wall turbulence, nonlinear waves, sandstorm, tsunami, environmental fluid mechanics

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