Tai-Yan Kam
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Name Tai-Yan Kam
Email tykam@mail.nctu.edu.tw
Title Professor
Phone 886-3-5712121 Ext.55124
Office Room 420, Engineering Building 5
Laboratory Room 248, Engineering Building 5
Division Solid Mechanics-Control Engineering
Teaching Area Solid Mechanics-Control Engineering
Research Expertise Reliability engineering, Mechanics of composite materials structures, Fracture mechanics, Experimental mechanics, Optimal design
Country School Name Department Degree Duration
USA Northwestern University Structural Mechanics Ph.D. 1979.09 ~ 1981.12
USA University of Washington Structural Mechanics M.S. 1978.01 ~ 1979.02
ROC National Cheng Kung University Civil Engineering B.S. 1973.09 ~ 1977.07
Organization Title Department Job Title Duration
NCTU College of Engineering Dean and Professor 1994.11 ~ 2000.07
1990.02 ~ 1990.07
NCTU Mechanical Engineering Professor 1986.08 ~ Up to today
1984.07 ~ 1988.06
NCTU Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor 1982.08 ~ 1986.08
1981.09 ~ 1982.07
1979.03 ~ 1979.09
Year Project Title Participator Job Title Period Unit
2010 Identification of material constants of composite sandwich wind blades and the health clinic Tai-Yan Kam Principal Investigator 2010.08 ~ 2011.07 National Science Council
2010 Development of vertical axis layered wind power generation system - Total drawing (I) Tai-Yan Kam Principal Investigator 2010.01 ~ 2010.12 National Science Council
2010 Development of vertical axis layered wind power generation system - Subproject 4: vertical test platform of layered stacked composite wind turbine structures and mechanical components, acceptance criteria and life testing to establish (I) Tai-Yan Kam Principal Investigator 2010.01 ~ 2010.12 National Science Council
2009 Characteristics of nanomaterials cladding Recognition Tai-Yan Kam Principal Investigator 2009.08 ~ 2010.07 National Science Council
2009 Science activities: energy technology development and application of Tai-Yan Kam Principal Investigator 2009.05 ~ 2009.10 National Science Council
2009 Development of composite wind turbine - Total drawing (II) Tai-Yan Kam Principal Investigator 2009.01 ~ 2009.12 National Science Council
2009 Development of composite wind turbine - Subproject 3: wind machine test platform with the reliability of test procedures to establish (II) Tai-Yan Kam Principal Investigator 2009.01 ~ 2009.12 National Science Council
2008 The development and application of renewable energy technologies (cutting-edge scientific) Tai-Yan Kam Principal Investigator 2008.11 ~ 2009.04 National Science Council
2008 Speaker characteristics of composite stiffening plate Tai-Yan Kam Principal Investigator 2008.08 ~ 2009.07 National Science Council
2008 Development of composite wind turbine - Total drawing Tai-Yan Kam Principal Investigator 2008.01 ~ 2008.12 National Science Council
2008 Composite wind turbine developed - Subproject 3: wind machine test platform with the reliability of the test procedures to establish Tai-Yan Kam Principal Investigator 2007.01 ~ 2008.12 National Science Council
Year Paper Title Authors Journal Title Issue.No
2015 Paper List of Tai-Yan Kam Prof. on MOST website
2008 "Modal characteristics of composite plates elastically restrained at different locations" W. F. Hou and T. Y. Kam Int’l Journal of Mechanical Science(Accepted)
2007 Free vibration analysis and material constants identification of laminated composite sandwich plates C. R. Lee, T. Y. Kam, and Sun, S. J. ASCE, Journal of Engineering Mechanics No. 8
2007 System parameters evaluation of flexibly supported laminated composite sandwich plates C. R. Lee, S. J. Sun and T. Y. Kam AIAA No. 9
2007 A two-level optimization procedure for material characterization of composites using two symmetric angle-ply beams C. M. Chen and T. Y. Kam International Journal of Mechanical Sciences(accepted)
2007 Elastic Constants Identification of Symmetric Angle-Ply Laminate via a Two-Level Optimization Approach C. M. Chen and T. Y. Kam J. Composites Science & Technology No.3-4
2006 Elastic Constants Identification of Composite Materials Using a Single Angle-Ply Laminate C. M. Chen and T. Y. Kam ASCE, J. Engineering Mechanics No.11
2006 Identification of mechanical properties of elastically restrained laminated composite plates using vibration data C. R. Lee and T. Y. Kam J. Sound and Vibration No.3-5
2006 “System identification of partially restrained composite plates using measured natural frequency” C. R. Lee and T. Y. Kam ASCE, J. Engineering Mechanics No.8
2001 “Elastic constants identification of shear deformable laminated composite plates” W. T. Wang and T. Y. Kam ASCE, Journal of Engineering Mechanics Division No. 11
2000 “Identification of material constants of composite laminated pressure vessels using measured strains,” T. Y. Kam, C. H. Lin and W. T. Wang ASME, Journal Engineering Materials and Technology No. 4
2000 “Determination of elastic constants of composite laminates via static testing” W. T. Wang and T. Y. Kam Int’l J. Composite Structures(Invited paper) No. 4
2000 “Probabilistic failure analysis of transversed laminated composite plates using the first –order second moment method” S. C. Lin and T. Y. Kam ASCE, J. Engineering Mechanics No. 8
1999 “Optimum Design of Foam-Filled Laminated Composite Sandwich Plates” T. Y. Kam, F. M. Lai, and T. M. Chao Int’1 J. Solids & Structures No.19
1999 "External failure pressure of a frangible laminated composite canister cover” T. Y. Kam, J. H. Wu and W. T. Wang Int’1 J. Composite Structure
1999 “Reliability assessment of laminated composite plates with random strength parameters ” T. Y. Kam, K. H. Chu and E. S. Chang AIAA No. 12
1999 “Failure analysis of a fragile laminated composite canister cover" J. H. Wu, W. T. Wang and T. Y. Kam Proc., Instn. Mech. Engrs. Part G (Aerospace Engineering)
1999 “Experimental and theoretical predictions of first-ply failure strength of laminated composite plates” T. Y. Kam and F. M. Lai International Journal of Solids and Structures No. 16
1998 “Fatigue of cracked plates repaired with single-sided composite patches” T. Y. Kam, K. H. Chu and Y. C. Tsai AIAA No. 4
1998 “Stiffness identification of laminated composite shafts” T. Y. Kam and C. K. Liu International J. of Mechanical Sciences No. 9
1998 “Fatigue analysis of cracked plates repaired with bonded composite patches” T. Y. Kam, Y. C. Tsai and K. H. Chu AIAA No. 1
1998 “Fatigue reliability evaluation for composite laminates via a direct numerical integration technique” T. Y. Kam, K. H. Chu and S. Y. Tsai Int'l J. Solids & Structures No. 13
1997 “Evaluation of buckling and first-ply failure probabilities of composite laminates,” S. C. Lin, T. Y. Kam and K. H. Chu Int'l J. Solids & Structures No. 13
1997 “Reliability Formulation for Composite Laminates Subjected to First-ply Failure,” T. Y. Kam and E. S. Chang Int'l J. Composite Structures Nos. 1-4
1997 "First-ply Failure Strength of Laminated Composite Pressure Vessels," T. Y. Kam and Y. W. Lui Int'l J. Composite Structures, Nos. 1-4
1997 “Fatigue Reliability Analysis of Composite Laminates under Spectrum Stress,” T. Y. Kam, S. Y. Tsai and K. H. Chu Int’1 J. Solids & Structures No. 12
1996 "Minimum Weight Design of Laminated Composite Plates Subject to Strength Constraint," T. Y. Kam, F. M. Lai and S. C. Liao, AIAA J.
1996 “Prediction of First-ply Failure Strengths of Laminated Composite Plates Using a Finite Element Approach,” T. Y. Kam, R. R. Chang, H. F. Sher and T. N. Chao, International Journal of Solids & Structures
1995 “Impact analysis of shear deformable laminated composite plates,” T. Y. Kam and W. J. Chang, J. Energy Resources and technology, ASME,
1995 “Nonlinear and First-ply Failure Analysis of Laminated Cross-ply Plates,” T. Y. Kam and H. F. Sher, Journal of Composite Materials,
1995 “Design of Laminated Composite Plates for Optimal Dynamic Characteristics Using a Constrained Global Optimization Technique,” T. Y. Kam and F. M. Lai, Int'l J. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics & Engineering
1995 “First-ply Failure Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates Based on the Layerwise Linear Displacement Theory,” T. Y. Kam and T. P. Jan, Int'l J. of Composite Structures,
1995 “Optimal Parameters for Curing Gr/Ep Composite Laminates,” T. Y. Kam, F. M. Lai and H. F. Sher Int'l J. of Materials Processing Technology,
1995 “Maximum Stiffness Design of Laminated Composite Plates via a Constrained Global Optimization Approach,” T. Y. Kam and F. M. Lai Int'l J. of Composite Structures,
1994 “Identification of Crack Size via an Energy Approach,” T. Y. Kam and T. Y. Lee Int. J. Nondestructive Evaluation,
1994 “Crack Size Identification Using an Expanded Mode Method,” T. Y. Kam and T. Y. Lee International Journal of Solids & Structures,
1994 “Design of Thick Laminated Composite Plates for Maximum Damping,” T. Y. Kam, R. R. Chang Int'l J. Composite Structures,
1994 “Analysis of Geometrically Nonlinear Clamped Laminated Composite Plates,” T. Y. Kam and H. F. Sher Chinese J. of Mechanics, 2
1993 “Design of Laminated Composite Plates for Maximum Shear Buckling Load,” R. R. Chang, K. H. Chu and T. Y. Kam ASME, J. Energy Resources Technology,
1993 “Design of Laminated Composite Plates for Maximum Buckling Load and Frequency,” T. Y. Kam and R. R. Chang Int'l J. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics & Engineering,
1993 “Finite Element Analysis of Shear Deformable Laminated Composite Plates,” T. Y. Kam and R. R. Chang J. Energy Resources & Technology, ASME,
1993 “Reliability Analysis of Nonlinear Laminated Composite Plate Structures,” T. Y. Kam, S. C. Lin and K. M. Hsiao Int'l J. Composite Structures,
1993 “Detection of Crack Location via a Global Minimization Approach,” T. Y. Lee and T. Y. Kam Int'l J. Engineering Optimization,
1992 “Buckling Failure Probability of Imperfect Frames,” S. C. Lin and T. Y. Kam Computers and Structures,
1992 “Detection of Cracks from Modal Test Data,” T. Y. Kam and T. Y. Lee Int'l J. Engineering Fracture Mechanics,
1992 “Buckling Analysis of Shear Deformable Laminated Composite Plates,” T. Y. Kam and R. R. Chang Int'l J. Composite Structures,
1992 “Design of Laminated Composite Box-Structures Using a Multilevel Optimization and Substructuring Approach,” T. Y. Kam Int'l J. of Modelling, Measurement & Control,
1992 “Design of Thick Laminated Composite Plates for Maximum Stiffness,” T. Y. Kam and R. R. Chang Int'l J. of Engineering Optimization,
1992 “Reliability Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates,” T. Y. Kam and S. C. Lin Proc. NSC, Part A,
1992 “Probabilistic Analysis of Imperfect Frames Using the Stochastic Finite Element Method,” S. C. Lin and T. Y. Kam Computers and Structures,
1992 “Optimum Design of Laminated Composite Structures Via a Multilevel Substructuring and Optimization Approach,” T. Y. Kam Int'l J. of Eng. Optimization,
1991 “Optimal Design of Laminated Composite Plates Using a Global Optimization Technique, “ T. Y. Kam and J. Snyman Composite Structures,
1990 “A Probabilistic Procedure for the Nonlinear Analysis of Structures,” T. Y. Kam and S. C. Lin Computers and Structures
1989 “Reliability Analysis of Brittle Systems Considering Several Random Variables, “ T. Y. Kam and C. D. Lu Engineering Fracture Mechanics,
1989 “Thermal Shock Fracture Analysis of Brittle Bodies,” T. Y. Kam and C. D. Lu Engineering Fracture Mechanics,
1989 “Optimal Design of Laminated Composite Plates with Dynamic and Static Considerations, “ T. Y. Kam and R. R. Chang Computers and Structures, 2
1989 “Multilevel Optimal Design of Laminated Composite Plate Structures, “ T. Y. Kam and M. D. Lai Computers and Structures, 2
1989 “Nonlinear Analysis of Tubular Steel Framed Structures, “ T. Y. Kam Computers and Structures,
1989 “Reliability Analysis of Brittle Structures under Thermal Shocks,” T. Y. Kam Engineering Facture Mechanics, 3
1988 “Large Deflection Analysis of inelastic Plane Frames,” T. Y. Kam ASCE, J. of Structural Division, 1
1988 “Probabilistic Dynamic Analysis of Existing Structure,“ T. Y. Kam Int. J. Math. & Compt. Modelling,
1988 “Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Inelastic Steel Plane Frames,” T. Y. Kam, S. C. Lin Computers and Structures, 4
1987 “Reliability of Brittle Structures under Random Loadings,” T. Y. Kam, H. C. Chew Computers and Structures, 5
1987 “Reliability of Framed Structures with Initial Imperfections,” T. Y. Kam Computers and Structures, 5
1986 “Nonlinear Analysis of Steel Plane Frames with Initial Imperfections, “ T. Y. Kam, F. S. Lee Computers and Structures, 4
1984 “Subjective Modification of Aging Stochastic System,” T. Y. Kam, C. B. Brown ASCE, J. of Engineering Mech. Division, 5
1983 “Updating Parameters with Fuzzy Entropies,” T. Y. Kam, C. B. Brown ASCE, J. of Engineering Mech. Division 6
1983 “Reliability of Nonlinear Framed Structures,” T. Y. Kam, R. B. Coroties, E. C. Rossow ASCE, J. of Structural Division, 7
1983 “Inelastic Tangential Stiffness for 2-D Frames,” T. Y. Kam, E. C. Rossow, R. B. Coroties ASCE, J. of Structural Division, 11
Year Paper Title Authors Conference Name Location
2012 Composite repair of fatigue behavior Wu Jiahong, Tai-Yan Kam Republic of the fifth destruction of the Scientific Symposium,pp.97-104.
2008 Elastically Restrained Composite Plates-Analysis and Applications T. Y. Kam Keynote lecture, ICCE-16, Kunming, China.
2006 Different failure criteria of fatigue life reliability of the IC card read head Zhang Yaowen, Tai-Yan Kam The twenty-third National Conference
2006 Elastic Constant Identification of Laminated Composite Sandwich Plate T. Y. Kam Int’l Syposium on Experimental Mechanics Sapporo, Japan.
2006 The design and production of the airfoil structure of the composite sandwich Yang Xin Han, Tai-Yan Kam 2006 Aerospace Institute / Institute of Civil Aviation Institute of the Joint Conference of
2006 Voice coil elastic wave in the strip panel speaker Chia-Jung Hsu, Tai-Yan Kam The twenty-third National Conference Proceedings
2006 Flexible support circular plate of the voice analysis Chen Chang Yi, Tai-Yan Kam 14th Session of the Republic of Sound and Vibration Conference Proceedings
2005 Material Characterization of Shear deformableLaminated Plates C. R. Lee and T. Y. Kam Int. Conference on Nondestructive Evaluation Maine, U.S.A
2005 Different failure criteria of the reliability of spring fatigue life Zhang Yaowen, Tai-Yan Kam Twenty-Ninth National Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
2004 Material Characterization of Composite Laminates Using a Two-level Optimization Approach C. M. Chen and T. Y. Kam ICCE12 Hilton-Head, S. C.(CD)
2004 Flexible support thick composite plate material constants identification Li Qing-Rong, Tai-Yan Kam Twenty-first National Conference Proceedings
2004 Flexibility to support the non-destruction of the composite plate elastic constants identify Li Qing-Rong, Tai-Yan Kam 2004 Air Mechanical Engineering Conference Proceedings
2004 Composite plate subjected to edge shock shock of a voice Su Zhen-Long, Tai-Yan Kam Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society National Conference Proceedings
2003 “Accelerated Life Testing and Life Assessment of Active Opto-electronic Protective Devices” T. K. Chung and T. Y. Kam, S. B. Hsieh The 2003 Annual Conference of Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers Taiwan
2002 ”Reliability Assessment of Safety Light Curtain” T. K. Chung, H. C. Liao and T. Y. Kam The 2002 Annual Conference of Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers Taiwan
2002 “Natural Frequencies of Laminated Composite Rectangular Plates with Different Boundary Conditions,” Hao Wei-Fen, Tai-Yan Kam The Proceedings of the 26th session of the National Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
2002 Elastic constants of the composite laminate structure identification Chen Zhi-Ming, Tai-Yan Kam The Proceedings of the 26th session of the National Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
2001 “The Development of a Laminated Composite Sandwich Panel-form Loudspeaker” T. Y. Kam ICCE8 Spaim
2000 “Mismatch analysis of TAB-on-glass connection with ACF,” W. F. Hou, T. Y. Kam, A. Hsieh, J. C. Chen and S. M. Chang SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 4079, 221-227
2000 ” Determination of elastic constants of composite laminates using measured natural frequencies,” W. T. Wang and T. Y. Kam CADCOMP 2000, 60-65 (Invited). Bologna, Italy,
1999 “Design of a frangible laminated composite launch tube closure,“ W. T. Wang, J. H. Wu and T. Y. Kam ASME Int’1 Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Advances in Aerospace Materials and Structures, 129-138.
1999 The impact behavior of filament wound composite cylindrical shells She Hai-Feng, Lai Jun-Zhong, Chen Zhiming Proceedings of the 23rd National Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Hsin-Chu City
1998 “Finite element analysis of foam-filled laminated composite sandwich plates, “ T.Y. Kam and F.M. Lai. Computer Methods in Composite Materials VI, Cadcomp 98, Computational Mechanics Publication, pp. 453-462. UK
1998 Intensity distribution and reliability analysis of composite laminates Zhu high-Hong, Tai-Yan Kam Republic of the fifth destruction of the Scientific Symposium
1998 Analysis of damage sensitivity in the early layers of the randomness of composite material structure Lin Shi-Zhang,Tai-Yan Kam Republic of the fifth destruction of the Scientific Symposium, pp.143-155.
1997 Breaking strength of experimental composite pressure vessels Li Fu, Tai-Yan Kam The 14th National Mechanical Engineering Symposium, pp.339-346.
1997 “Fatigue behavior of cracked plated plates repaired with composite patches”, T.Y. Kam, K.H. Chu and Y.C. Tsai, Proceedings, 4th International Conference on Composite Engineering, pp. 674-5.
1997 Assess the reliability of the ball screw to explore the mechanical efficiency Zhang Qiming, Tai-Yan Kam Proceedings of the Second Republic of Reliability and Maintainability Symposium.
1997 “Analysis of Bonded Composite Repairs to Cracked Compact Specimens, “ Y.C. Tsai and T.Y. Kam ASME Symposium on Composite Materials, Design & Analysis, Energy Week, Vol III, pp.60-64.
1996 Assessment of the ball screw mechanical efficiency Zhang Qiming, Tai-Yan Kam Proceedings of the Thirteenth Conference of the China Association of mechanical engineers goods (Design), pp.163-170
1996 The ball screw mechanical efficiency, reliability assessment model Zhang Qiming, Tai-Yan Kam The 20th National Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the ROC Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Proceedings (III), pp.466-472.
1996 “Reliability Analysis of Composite Laminates Subject to Buckling and First-ply Failure”, S.C. Lin and T.Y. Kam Proc. 5th Int`l Conf. Comput. Aided Design in Composite Material Technology, pp329-338.
1996 “Experimental Investigation of Cumulative Damage And Fatigue Life Distribution of Composite Laminates, Proceeding” T.Y. Kam and K.H. Chu, lst Int`l Conf. Composite Science & Technology. pp.221-228.
1996 “Mode I Energy Release Rate of Thin Composite Laminates” H.F. Sher and T.Y. Kam Proc. 4th Symposium Fracture Science, pp.30-40.
1996 “Nonlinear Impact Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates” T.Y. Kam ASME, Materials and Design Technology, PD-Vol.82, pp.236-244.
1995 “Reliability Analysis of Degraded Structures using a Statistical System Identification Technique” T.Y. Kam and T.Y. Lee Applications of Statistics and Probability, 7th Int’l conf. Reliability and Risk Analysis, Favre & Mebarki(eds),Vol.2.pp.963-969
1995 “Buckling of Laminated Composite Plates Subject to Nonuniform in-plane Edge Loads” T.Y. Kam and K.H. Chu Materials and Design Technology, ASME, PD-Vol.71,pp.207-215.
1995 “Fatigue Reliability of Materials under Cyclic Stress of Varying Amplitudes” K.H. Chu, S.Y. Tsai and T.Y. Kam Proc. of the lst R.O.C. Symp. on R&M, pp.87-93.
1995 “Stress Analysis of Damaged Aluminum Specimens Repaired by Composite Laminates” K.S. Tsai and T.Y. Kam Proceedings, 7th Annual Msc Taiwan Users` Conf., 2, pp.1-15.
1994 “Verification of Finite Element Models of Laminated Composite Truss Structures Using Test Data” T. Y. Kam Proceedings, 10th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Portugal, Vol.1, pp. 69-74.
1994 “Nondestructive Evaluation of Foundation Rigidity via the Model Testing Approach” T. Y. Kam and C. K. Liu Proceeding of the 1994 Far East Conference on NDT, pp. 355-362.
1994 “Determination of Natural Frequencies of Laminated Composite Space Structures via the Experimental and Finite Element Approaches” T. Y. Kam, C. M. Yang and J. H. Wu The 8th MSC Nastran Taiwan User’s Conference, pp. 35-43. Taiwan
1993 “Optimal Stacking Sequences of Composite Laminates for Maximum Buckling Strength” T. Y. Kam 9th International Conference on Composite Materials, Spain, 4, pp. 70-75. Spain
1993 “A Procedure for Nondestructive Crack Detection” T. Y. Kam and T. Y. Lee The 8th International Congress of Fracture Mechanics, kiev.
1993 “Fatigue Analysis of Laminate Composite Structure Consiering Matrix Cracking”, T. Y. Kam and R. R. Chang, Proceedings of Int’l Conf. Comput. Meth. in Engineering, Singapore, 2, pp. 974-979. Singapore
1992 “Application of Fracture Mechanics in Assessing Structural Integrity” T. Y. Kam, Proc. 2nd Symposium Fracture Science, pp. 17-22, invited lecture.
1992 “Detection of Cracks from Modal Test Data Using a System Identiication Approach” T. Y. Kam Proc. IEEE Intelligent Cont. & Instru., Singapore, (2), pp. 934-939. Singapore