Liang Cheng

Professor, BE Tsinghua, ME PhD Dalian

  • The University of Western Australia (M051), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 3828 Citations
  • 33 h-Index
1994 …2022
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Research Output 1994 2019

2019

A dynamic solution for predicting resonant frequency of piston mode fluid oscillation in moonpools/narrow gaps

Tan, L., Lu, L., Tang, G. Q. & Cheng, L., 9 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Hydrodynamics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resonant Frequency
pistons
Pistons
resonant frequencies
Natural frequencies
3 Citations (Scopus)

A viscous damping model for piston mode resonance

Tan, L., Lu, L., Tang, G., Cheng, L. & Chen, X., 25 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 871, p. 510-533 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

viscous damping
pistons
Pistons
Damping
potential flow

Detecting sediment concentration using contact image sensor

Yao, W., An, H., Draper, S., Cheng, L., Zhao, M. & Tang, G., 2019, Scour and Erosion IX - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Scour and Erosion, ICSE 2018. Keh-Chia, Y. (ed.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 605-611 7 p. (Scour and Erosion IX - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Scour and Erosion, ICSE 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Contact sensors
Image sensors
Sediments
sensor
sediment

Eliciting features of 2D greenwater overtopping of a fixed box using modified dam break models

Zhang, X., Draper, S., Wolgamot, H., Zhao, W. & Cheng, L., 1 Mar 2019, In : Applied Ocean Research. 84, p. 74-91 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dams
Momentum
Computational fluid dynamics
Hammers
Screening
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hydrodynamic forces on intermittently spanning pipelines in steady currents

Teng, Y., Cheng, L., An, H., Tong, F., Griffiths, T., Sun, W., Chi, J. & Xiong, Z., 1 Jan 2019, Offshore Technology; Offshore Geotechnics. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Drag
Hydrodynamics
Pipelines
Reynolds number
Geometry

Identification of viscosity and solid fraction in slurry pipeline transportation based on the inverse heat transfer theory

Zhang, J., Cheng, L., Yuan, H., Mei, N. & Yan, Z., 25 Dec 2019, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 163, 114328.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Slurry pipelines
Viscosity
Heat transfer
Slurries
Volume fraction
Slurries
viscosity
Pipelines
slurry
Viscosity

Oscillatory flow regimes around four cylinders in a diamond arrangement

Ren, C., Cheng, L., Tong, F., Xiong, C. & Chen, T., 25 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 877, p. 955-1006 52 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resolving wave and laminar boundary layer scales for gap resonance problems

Wang, H., Wolgamot, H. A., Draper, S., Zhao, W., Taylor, P. H. & Cheng, L., 10 May 2019, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 866, p. 759-775 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

laminar boundary layer
Laminar boundary layer
Damping
damping
harmonic excitation

Scour around a subsea structure with mudmat: Comparison of field data with laboratory data: Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering

Yao, W., Draper, S., Watson, P., An, H., Cheng, L. & Banimahd, M., 2019, VSOE 2018: Proceedings of the 1st Vietnam Symposium on Advances in Offshore Engineering. Singapore: Springer, Vol. 18. p. 224-230 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

civil engineering
scour
soil classification
prediction
soil property
1 Citation (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)

Transition to the secondary vortex street in the wake of a circular cylinder

Jiang, H. & Cheng, L., 25 May 2019, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 867, p. 691-722 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
vortex streets
circular cylinders
Circular cylinders
wakes
Vortex flow
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Coherent structures in a screen cylinder wake

Azmi, A. M., Zhou, T., Zhou, Y., Wang, H. & Cheng, L., 1 Jul 2018, In : Physical Review Fluids. 7, 3, 074702.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coherent Structures
Wake
Vortex
Vortex flow
Transverse velocity
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dependence of critical filling level on excitation amplitude in a rectangular sloshing tank

Lu, Y., Zhou, T., Cheng, L., Zhao, W. & Jiang, H., 15 May 2018, In : Ocean Engineering. 156, p. 500-511 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid sloshing
Tanks (containers)
Fluids
Pressure sensors
Water levels
1 Citation (Scopus)
Surface waves
Dynamic models
Computational fluid dynamics
Ships
Iterative methods
1 Citation (Scopus)

Drag crisis of a circular cylinder near a plane boundary

Yang, F., An, H. & Cheng, L., 15 Apr 2018, In : Ocean Engineering. 154, p. 133-142 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drag reduction
Circular cylinders
Pressure distribution
Drag
Boundary layers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of oscillatory boundary layer on hydrodynamic forces on pipelines

Tang, G., Cheng, L., Lu, L., Teng, Y., Zhao, M. & An, H., 1 Oct 2018, In : Coastal Engineering. 140, p. 114-123 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Submarine pipelines
Boundary layers
Hydrodynamics
Pipelines
Surface roughness
3 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating the rate of scour propagation along a submarine pipeline in time-varying currents and in fine grained sediment

Draper, S., Yao, W., Cheng, L., Tom, J. & An, H., 1 Jan 2018, Proceedings of the ASME 2018 37th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2018): Pipelines, risers, and subsea systems. United States: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 5. 9 p. OMAE2018-77981

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Submarine pipelines
Scour
Sediments
Erosion
Sand
2 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of local scour around submerged piles in steady current

Yao, W., An, H., Draper, S., Cheng, L. & Harris, J. M., 1 Dec 2018, In : Coastal Engineering. 142, p. 27-41 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scour
Piles
Aspect ratio
Water
2 Citations (Scopus)

Fault detection in vibration systems: Identifying damaged moorings

Begg, S. E., Fowkes, N., Stemler, T. & Cheng, L., 15 Sep 2018, In : Ocean Engineering. 164, p. 577-589 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mooring
Fault detection
Stiffness
Modal analysis
5 Citations (Scopus)
244 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrodynamic characteristics of flow past a square cylinder at moderate Reynolds numbers

Jiang, H. & Cheng, L., 1 Oct 2018, In : Physics of Fluids. 30, 10, 104107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Reynolds number
hydrodynamics
wakes
circular cylinders
flow characteristics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hydrodynamics on circular cylinder close to a wall: Effects from wall boundary layers

Tong, F., Cheng, L., An, H. & Griffiths, T., 1 Jan 2018, Pipelines, Risers, and Subsea Systems. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 5.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Circular cylinders
Boundary layers
Hydrodynamics
Turbulence
Computational fluid dynamics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Improved stability design of subsea pipelines on mobile seabeds: Learnings from the stablepipe JIP

Griffiths, T., Draper, S., White, D., Cheng, L., An, H. & Fogliani, A., 1 Jan 2018, Pipelines, Risers, and Subsea Systems. USA: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 5.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Pipelines
Industry
Pipe
Scour
Gas pipelines
1 Citation (Scopus)

Influence of plane boundary proximity on the Honji instability

Xiong, C., Cheng, L., Tong, F. & An, H., 10 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 852, p. 226-256 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

proximity
Vortex flow
Circular cylinders
Pressure gradient
Kinetic energy
2 Citations (Scopus)
Submarine pipelines
Scour
Pipelines
Sediments
Surface roughness
1 Citation (Scopus)

Numerical investigation of effects of bow flare angle on greenwater overtopping a fixed offshore vessel

Zhang, X., Wolgamot, H., Zhao, W. & Cheng, L., 1 Jan 2018, Offshore Technology. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Dams
Momentum
Computational fluid dynamics
Fluxes
Hammers
4 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical investigation of local scour beneath a sagging subsea pipeline in steady currents

Ajdehak, E., Zhao, M., Cheng, L. & Draper, S., 1 Jun 2018, In : Coastal Engineering. 136, p. 106-118 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scour
Pipelines
Computer simulation
Sand
210 Downloads (Pure)
File
simulation
low Reynolds number
circular cylinders
direct numerical simulation
laminar flow

Observed changes to the stability of a subsea pipeline caused by seabed mobility

Leckie, S. H. F., Draper, S., White, D. J., Cheng, L., Griffiths, T. & Fogliani, A., 1 Dec 2018, In : Ocean Engineering. 169, p. 159-176 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pipelines
Scour
Sedimentation
Offshore pipelines
Bathymetry
1 Citation (Scopus)
149 Downloads (Pure)

On regime C flow around an oscillating circular cylinder

Xiong, C., Cheng, L., Tong, F. & An, H., 25 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 849, p. 968-1008 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
circular cylinders
Circular cylinders
Vortex flow
vortices
Direct numerical simulation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Oscillatory flow regimes for a circular cylinder near a plane boundary

Xiong, C., Cheng, L., Tong, F. & An, H., 10 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 844, p. 127-161 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

circular cylinders
Circular cylinders
Hysteresis
Vortex shedding
Boundary layers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pipeline and cable stability: Updated state of the art

Griffiths, T., Draper, S., White, D., Cheng, L., An, H., Tong, F. & Fogliani, A., 1 Jan 2018, ASME 2018 37th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering: Pipelines, Risers, and Subsea Systems. Spain: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 5.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Cables
Pipelines
Oceanography
Scour
Sediment transport
2 Citations (Scopus)

Subsea cable stability on rocky seabeds - Comparison of field observations against conventional and novel design methods

Griffiths, T., Draper, S., Cheng, L., Tong, F., Fogliani, A., White, D., Johnson, F., Coles, D., Ingham, S. & Lourie, C., 1 Jan 2018, Pipelines, Risers, and Subsea Systems. Spain: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 5.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Cables
Pipelines
Remotely operated vehicles
Bathymetry
Gas industry

The influence of permeability on the erosion rate of fine-grained marine sediments

Mohr, H., Draper, S., White, D. J. & Cheng, L., 1 Oct 2018, In : Coastal Engineering. 140, p. 124-135 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erosion
Sediments
Shear stress
Soils
Particle size analysis
11 Citations (Scopus)
179 Downloads (Pure)

Three-dimensional wake transition of a square cylinder

Jiang, H., Cheng, L. & An, H., 10 May 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 842, p. 102-127 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
wakes
Reynolds number
Hysteresis
Vortex flow
Strouhal number
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Detecting local scour using contact image sensors

An, H., Yao, W., Cheng, L., Draper, S., Zhao, M., Tang, G., Zhang, Y. S. & Hortin, P., 1 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 143, 4, 04016100.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contact sensors
Scour
scour
Image sensors
sensor
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of a CFD model to simulate three-dimensional gap resonance applicable to FLNG side-by-side offloading

Wang, H., Draper, S., Zhao, W., Wolgamot, H. & Cheng, L., 1 Jan 2017, Offshore Technology. ASME International, Vol. 1. p. V001T01A032 11 p. OMAE2017-61673

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Dynamic models
Computational fluid dynamics
Numerical models
Ships
Experiments
19 Citations (Scopus)
207 Downloads (Pure)

Direct numerical simulation of flow around a surface-mounted finite square cylinder at low Reynolds numbers

Zhang, D., Cheng, L., An, H. & Zhao, M., 1 Apr 2017, In : Physics of Fluids. 29, 4, 045101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
low Reynolds number
direct numerical simulation
vortices
horseshoe vortices
aspect ratio
5 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental study of local scour beneath two tandem pipelines in steady current

Zhang, Q., Draper, S., Cheng, L., Zhao, M. & An, H., Mar 2017, In : Coastal Engineering Journal. 59, 1, p. 1-22 22 p., 1750000.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scour
Experimental Study
Pipelines
Time Scales
Experimental Investigation
7 Citations (Scopus)

Extreme wave run-up and pressure on a vertical seawall

Ning, D., Wang, R., Chen, L., Li, J., Zang, J., Cheng, L. & Liu, S., 1 Sep 2017, In : Applied Ocean Research. 67, p. 188-200 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retaining walls
Boundary element method
Pistons
Numerical models
Bandwidth
3 Citations (Scopus)

Flow regimes for a square cross-section cylinder in oscillatory flow

Tong, F., Cheng, L., Xiong, C., Draper, S., An, H. & Lou, X., 25 Feb 2017, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 813, p. 85-109 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cross sections
Circular cylinders
oscillations
circular cylinders
Fluids
3 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrodynamic coefficients of a yawed square cylinder in oscillatory flows

Lou, X., Zhou, T. & Cheng, L., 15 Jan 2017, In : Ocean Engineering. 130, p. 510-522 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drag coefficient
Hydrodynamics
Vortex shedding
Oscillating cylinders
Strouhal number
2 Citations (Scopus)
230 Downloads (Pure)

Modes of synchronisation in the wake of a streamwise oscillatory cylinder

Tang, G., Cheng, L., Tong, F., Lu, L. & Zhao, M., 10 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 832, p. 146-169 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
wakes
synchronism
Synchronization
Vortex flow
Vortex shedding
5 Citations (Scopus)
154 Downloads (Pure)

On numerical aspects of simulating flow past a circular cylinder

Jiang, H., Cheng, L. & An, H., 20 Sep 2017, In : International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids. 85, 2, p. 113-132

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Circular Cylinder
Circular cylinders
Wake
Boundary conditions
Direct numerical simulation
5 Citations (Scopus)
Direct numerical simulation
Circular cylinders
Linear stability analysis
Costs
Reynolds number
5 Citations (Scopus)
222 Downloads (Pure)

Statistical analyses of a screen cylinder wake

Azmi, A. M., Zhou, T., Zhou, Y. & Cheng, L., 1 Feb 2017, In : Fluid Dynamics Research. 49, 1, 015506.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
wakes
Vortex flow
vortices
near wakes
Reynolds stress
7 Citations (Scopus)

Strouhal-Reynolds number relationship for flow past a circular cylinder

Jiang, H. & Cheng, L., 10 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 832, p. 170-188 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

circular cylinders
Circular cylinders
wakes
Reynolds number
Direct numerical simulation
5 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)

The hydrodynamic forces on a circular cylinder in proximity to a wall with intermittent contact in steady current

Tong, F., Cheng, L., An, H. & Griffiths, T., 1 Dec 2017, In : Ocean Engineering. 146, p. 424-433 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
8 Citations (Scopus)

Theoretical and numerical investigations of wave resonance between two floating bodies in close proximity

Tan, L., Tang, G., Zhou, Z. B., Cheng, L., Chen, X. & Lu, L., 1 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Hydrodynamics. 29, 5, p. 805-816 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Numerical Investigation
floating
Proximity
proximity
Damping
2 Citations (Scopus)

Three-dimensional numerical simulations of vortex-induced vibrations of a circular cylinder in oscillatory flow

Zhao, M., Pearcey, T., Cheng, L. & Xiang, Y., 1 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering. 143, 4, 04017007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oscillating flow
Circular cylinders
vortex
vibration
Vortex flow
8 Citations (Scopus)

Three-dimensional wake transition for a circular cylinder near a moving wall

Jiang, H., Cheng, L., Draper, S. & An, H., 10 May 2017, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 818, p. 260-287 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

circular cylinders
Circular cylinders
wakes
Vortex flow
vortices