George Blandford, Ph.D.

Department Chair
Professor

Research Areas: , ,

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Civil Engineering - CE
161A OHR
Lexington, KY 40506-0281
Phone: 859-257-1855
Fax: 859-257-4404
Email: gebland@engr.uky.edu


Professional Preparation

Ph.D. in Structural Engineering, Cornell University, January, 1981

M.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky, August, 1976

B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky, May, 1974

 

Appointments

7/05 – Present: Chair, Dept. of Civil Engrg., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

7/92 – Present: Professor of Civil Engrg., University of  Kentucky, Lexington, KY

7/85 – 6/92: Assoc. Prof. of Civil Engrg., University of  Kentucky, Lexington, KY

1/80 – 6/85: Assist. Prof. of Civil Engrg., University of  Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Significant Publications

  1. Ren, W.-R., Blandford, G.E. and Harik, I.E. (2004), “Roebling Suspension Bridge: I. FE Model and Free Vibration Response,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, 9(2), 110-118.
  2. Ren, W.-R., Harik, I.E., Blandford, G.E., Lenett, M. and Baseheart, T.M. (2004), “Roebling Suspension Bridge: II. Ambient Testing and Live Load Response,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, 9(2), 119-126.
  3. Blandford, G.E. (2002), Dynamic Response of Lattice Towers and Guyed Masts: Chapter 3 – Dynamic Analysis, ASCE, Murty K.S. Madugula (Editor), 58-109 of the 266 pp.
  4. Blandford, G.E., Tauchert, T.R. and Du, Y. (1999), “Self-Strained Piezothermoelastic Composite Beam Analysis Using First-Order Shear Deformation Theory,” Composites Part B: Engineering Journal, 60, 51-63.
  5. Penn, L.S., Blandford, G.E., Jump, J.B. and Greenfield, M.J. (1999), “Use of the Free Vibration Spectrum to Detect Delamination Thick Composites,” Journal of Composite Materials, 33(1), 54-72.
  6. Xiao, W.-M. and Blandford, G.E. (1998), “Layerwise Composite Plate Analysis Using an Element Template Methodology”, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 124(5), 587-590.
  7. Blandford, G.E. (1997), “A Review of Progressive Failure Analysis for Truss Structures”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 123(2), 122-129.
  8. Gupta, P., Wang, S.T. and Blandford, G.E. (1996), “Lateral-Torsional Buckling of Non-Prismatic I-Beams”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 122(7), 748-755.
  9. Blandford, G.E. (1996), “Large Deformation Analysis of Inelastic Space Truss Structures”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 122(4), 407-415.
  10. Blandford, G.E. (1996), “Progressive Failure Analysis of Inelastic Space Truss Structures”, Computers and Structures, 58(5), 981-990.

 

SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATIONS[1]

1.Ren, W.-R., Blandford, G.E. and Harik, I.E. (2004), “Roebling Suspension Bridge: I. FE Model and Free Vibration Response,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, 9(2), 110-118.

2.Ren, W.-R., Harik, I.E., Blandford, G.E., Lenett, M. and Baseheart, T.M. (2004), “Roebling Suspension Bridge: II. Ambient Testing and Live Load Response,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, 9(2), 119-126.

3.Blandford, G.E. (2002), Dynamic Response of Lattice Towers and Guyed Masts: Chapter 3 – Dynamic Analysis, ASCE, Murty K.S. Madugula (Editor), 58-109 of the 266 pp.

4.Blandford, G.E., Tauchert, T.R. and Du, Y. (1999), “Self-Strained Piezothermoelastic Composite Beam Analysis Using First-Order Shear Deformation Theory,” Composites Part B: Engineering Journal, 60, 51-63.

5.Penn, L.S., Blandford, G.E., Jump, J.B. and Greenfield, M.J. (1999), “Use of the Free Vibration Spectrum to Detect Delamination Thick Composites,” Journal of Composite Materials, 33(1), 54-72.

6.Xiao, W.-M. and Blandford, G.E. (1998), “Layerwise Composite Plate Analysis Using an Element Template Methodology”, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 124(5), 587-590.

7.Blandford, G.E. (1997), “A Review of Progressive Failure Analysis for Truss Structures”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 123(2), 122-129.

8.Gupta, P., Wang, S.T. and Blandford, G.E. (1996), “Lateral-Torsional Buckling of Non-Prismatic I-Beams”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 122(7), 748-755.

9.Blandford, G.E. (1996), “Large Deformation Analysis of Inelastic Space Truss Structures”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 122(4), 407-415.

10.Blandford, G.E. (1996), “Progressive Failure Analysis of Inelastic Space Truss Structures”, Computers and Structures, 58(5), 981-990.


[1] Graduate student co-authors are underlined.