Zhihua Wang

Asst Professor

  • 1315 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
20052022
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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 1315 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
  • 72 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Comment/debate
2005
25 Citations (Scopus)

Heat transfer analysis using a Green's function approach for uniformly insulated steel members subjected to fire

Wang, Z., Au, S. K. & Tan, K. H., Aug 2005, In : Engineering Structures. 27, 10, p. 1551-1562 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Green's function
Fires
Boundary conditions
Heat transfer
Steel
2006
23 Citations (Scopus)

Green's function solution for transient heat conduction in concrete-filled CHS subjected to fire

Wang, Z. & Tan, K. H., Sep 2006, In : Engineering Structures. 28, 11, p. 1574-1585 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Green's function
Heat conduction
Fires
Concretes
Steel
17 Citations (Scopus)

Residual area method for heat transfer analysis of concrete-encased I-sections in fire

Wang, Z. & Tan, K. H., Feb 2006, In : Engineering Structures. 28, 3, p. 411-422 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fires
Concretes
Heat transfer
Regression analysis
Temperature
12 Citations (Scopus)

Sensitivity study of time delay coefficient of heat transfer formulations for insulated steel members exposed to fire

Wang, Z. & Tan, K. H., Feb 2006, In : Fire Safety Journal. 41, 1, p. 31-38 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steel
Time delay
Fires
time lag
heat transfer
2007
49 Citations (Scopus)

Compartment fire risk analysis by advanced Monte Carlo simulation

Au, S. K., Wang, Z. & Lo, S. M., Sep 2007, In : Engineering Structures. 29, 9, p. 2381-2390 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk analysis
Fires
Failure analysis
Monte Carlo simulation
Monte Carlo methods

Effect of temperature prediction methods on fire resistance of steel members

Wong, M. B., Tan, K. H. & Wang, Z., 2007, Progress in Mechanics of Structures and Materials - Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM19. p. 499-504 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fire resistance
Steel
Temperature
Fires
Heat transfer
6 Citations (Scopus)
Steel
Green's function
Fires
Concretes
Boundary conditions
6 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature prediction for multi-dimensional domains in standard fire

Wang, Z. & Tan, K. H., Nov 2007, In : Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering. 23, 11, p. 1035-1055 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fires
Heat conduction
Analytical Solution
Temperature
Step function
8 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature prediction of concrete-filled rectangular hollow sections in fire using Green's function method

Wang, Z. & Tan, K. H., Jun 2007, In : Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 133, 6, p. 688-700 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Green's function
Fires
Concretes
Boundary conditions
Fluxes
2008
3 Citations (Scopus)
paints
Heat Conduction
Green's function
Heat conduction
Paint
5 Citations (Scopus)

Radiative heat transfer for structural members exposed to fire: An analytical approach

Wang, Z. & Tan, K. H., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Fire Sciences. 26, 2, p. 133-152 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural members
Fires
Scattering
Fluxes
Heat transfer
2009
20 Citations (Scopus)

Bending of a poroelastic beam with lateral diffusion

Scherer, G. W., Prévost, J. H. & Wang, Z., Sep 2009, In : International Journal of Solids and Structures. 46, 18-19, p. 3451-3462 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lateral
Finite element method
shear stress
Finite Element
Pore pressure
13 Citations (Scopus)

Bending of fluid-saturated linear poroelastic beams with compressible constituents

Wang, Z., Prévost, J. H. & Coussy, O., 2009, In : International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. 33, 4, p. 425-447 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluids
fluid
edge effect
flexure
Poisson ratio

Finite-element analysis of the bending of a saturated beam

Scherer, G. W., Prévost, J. H. & Wang, Z., 2009, Poromechanics IV - 4th Biot Conference on Poromechanics. DEStech Publications, p. 890-895 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Finite element method
plate theory
thickness ratio
Pore pressure
deflection
2010
10 Citations (Scopus)
Steel
Fires
steels
Heating
heat
2011
50 Citations (Scopus)

Analyzing the sensitivity of WRF's single-layer urban canopy model to parameter uncertainty using advanced Monte Carlo simulation

Wang, Z., Bou-Zeid, E., Au, S. K. & Smith, J. A., Sep 2011, In : Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 50, 9, p. 1795-1814 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

canopy
simulation
parameter
urban atmosphere
heat island
58 Citations (Scopus)

A Spatially-Analytical Scheme for Surface Temperatures and Conductive Heat Fluxes in Urban Canopy Models

Wang, Z., Bou-Zeid, E. & Smith, J. A., 2011, In : Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 138, 2, p. 171-193 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat flux
surface temperature
canopy
weather
suburban area
7 Citations (Scopus)
surface energy
soil temperature
surface temperature
closures
energy balance
2012
36 Citations (Scopus)

A novel approach for the estimation of soil ground heat flux

Wang, Z. & Bou-Zeid, E., Mar 15 2012, In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 154-155

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil temperature
heat flux
heat
soil
surface energy
16 Citations (Scopus)

Reconstruction of soil thermal field from a single depth measurement

Wang, Z., Sep 25 2012, In : Journal of Hydrology. 464-465, p. 541-549 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

surface energy
soil
soil temperature
heat flux
Green function
21 Citations (Scopus)

Scaling of the urban heat island intensity using time-dependent energy balance

Lee, T., Lee, J. Y. & Wang, Z., Dec 2012, In : Urban Climate. 2, p. 16-24 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat island
scaling
energy balance
heat
wind velocity
2013
99 Citations (Scopus)

A coupled energy transport and hydrological model for urban canopies evaluated using a wireless sensor network

Wang, Z., Bou-Zeid, E. & Smith, J. A., Jul 2013, In : Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 139, 675, p. 1643-1657 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

canopy
sensor
energy
vegetation
heat island
56 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrometeorological determinants of green roof performance via a vertically-resolved model for heat and water transport

Sun, T., Bou-Zeid, E., Wang, Z., Zerba, E. & Ni, G. H., Feb 2013, In : Building and Environment. 60, p. 211-224 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Roofs
heat
roof
determinants
water
21 Citations (Scopus)

Revisiting the hysteresis effect in surface energy budgets

Sun, T., Wang, Z. & Ni, G. H., May 16 2013, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 40, 9, p. 1741-1747 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

energy budgets
surface energy
energy budget
hysteresis
radiation
12 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal analysis and design of a multi-layered rigidity tunable composite

Shan, W. L., Lu, T., Wang, Z. & Majidi, C., 2013, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 66, p. 271-278 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rigidity
Rigidity
Thermoanalysis
thermal analysis
composite materials
2014
17 Citations (Scopus)

A new perspective of urban-rural differences: The impact of soil water advection

Wang, Z., 2014, In : Urban Climate. 10, P1, p. 19-34 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land surface
advection
surface temperature
soil water
surface energy
7 Citations (Scopus)

Improved reconstruction of soil thermal field using two-depth measurements of soil temperature

Huang, F., Zhan, W., Ju, W. & Wang, Z., Nov 7 2014, In : Journal of Hydrology. 519, PA, p. 711-719 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil temperature
soil
test
network analysis
thermal conductivity
20 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of subfacet heterogeneity and material properties on the urban surface energy budget

Ramamurthy, P., Bou-Zeid, E., Smith, J. A., Wang, Z., Baeck, M. L., Saliendra, N. Z., Hom, J. L. & Welty, C., 2014, In : Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 53, 9, p. 2114-2129 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

surface energy
energy budget
sensible heat flux
roof
role reversal
26 Citations (Scopus)

Interfacing the Urban Land–Atmosphere System Through Coupled Urban Canopy and Atmospheric Models

Song, J. & Wang, Z., 2014, In : Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 154, 3, p. 427-448 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

urban system
canopy
mixed layer
land surface
humidity
18 Citations (Scopus)

Land surface energy partitioning revisited: A novel approach based on single depth soil measurement

Yang, J. & Wang, Z., Dec 16 2014, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 41, 23, p. 8348-8358 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

surface energy
soil depth
heat flux
land surface
soils
24 Citations (Scopus)

Monte Carlo simulations of radiative heat exchange in a street canyon with trees

Wang, Z., Dec 1 2014, In : Solar Energy. 110, p. 704-713 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy balance
Interfacial energy
Parameterization
Physics
Heat transfer
37 Citations (Scopus)

Physical parameterization and sensitivity of urban hydrological models: Application to green roof systems

Yang, J. & Wang, Z., 2014, In : Building and Environment. 75, p. 250-263 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parameterization
Roofs
roof
parameterization
heat
2015
64 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing Hydrologic Modelling in the Coupled Weather Research and Forecasting–Urban Modelling System

Yang, J., Wang, Z., Chen, F., Miao, S., Tewari, M., Voogt, J. A. & Myint, S., 2015, In : Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 155, 1, p. 87-109 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

weather
modeling
canopy
roof
heat island
64 Citations (Scopus)
Environmental impact
Dynamic loads
Climate change
Thermal effects
Sustainable development
1 Citation (Scopus)
boundary layer
weather
modeling
24 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of mesic and xeric urban vegetation on outdoor thermal comfort and microclimate in Phoenix, AZ

Song, J. & Wang, Z., Dec 1 2015, In : Building and Environment. 94, p. 558-568 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal comfort
microclimate
water
vegetation
scenario
20 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing urban irrigation schemes for the trade-off between energy and water consumption

Yang, J. & Wang, Z., Nov 15 2015, In : Energy and Buildings. 107, p. 335-344 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Irrigation
Water
Energy utilization
Soils
Evapotranspiration
27 Citations (Scopus)

Prioritizing urban sustainability solutions: Coordinated approaches must incorporate scale-dependent built environment induced effects

Georgescu, M., Chow, W. T. L., Wang, Z., Brazel, A., Trapido-Lurie, B., Roth, M. & Benson-Lira, V., Jun 1 2015, In : Environmental Research Letters. 10, 6, 061001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

urban climate
Climate
Sustainable development
sustainability
Water Quality
19 Citations (Scopus)

Realistic Representation of Trees in an Urban Canopy Model

Ryu, Y. H., Bou-Zeid, E., Wang, Z. & Smith, J. A., Dec 16 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Boundary-Layer Meteorology. p. 1-28 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

canopy
canyon
latent heat flux
urban site
sensible heat flux
2 Citations (Scopus)

Supplementary data of "Impacts of mesic and xeric urban vegetation on outdoor thermal comfort and microclimate in Phoenix, AZ"

Song, J. & Wang, Z., Dec 1 2015, In : Data in Brief. 5, p. 918-920 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat
urban area
uncertainty
water
simulation
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

A novel approach for unraveling the energy balance of water surfaces with a single depth temperature measurement

Yang, J., Wang, Z., Li, Q., Vercauteren, N., Bou-Zeid, E. & Parlange, M. B., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Limnology and Oceanography.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

surface energy
energy balance
surface water
water temperature
temperature
22 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the impact of enhanced hydrological processes on urban hydrometeorology with application to two cities in contrasting climates

Yang, J., Wang, Z., Georgescu, M., Chen, F. & Tewari, M., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Hydrometeorology. 17, 4, p. 1031-1047 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrometeorology
roof
climate
weather
atmospheric dynamics
60 Citations (Scopus)

Cooling and energy saving potentials of shade trees and urban lawns in a desert city

Wang, Z., Zhao, X., Yang, J. & Song, J., Jan 1 2016, In : Applied Energy. 161, p. 437-444 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy conservation
desert
Cooling
cooling
shading
13 Citations (Scopus)

Diurnal changes in urban boundary layer environment induced by urban greening

Song, J. & Wang, Z., Nov 11 2016, In : Environmental Research Letters. 11, 11, 114018.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Roofs
roof
Boundary layers
boundary layer
infrastructure
25 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of pavement thermal properties on mitigating urban heat islands: A multi-scale modeling case study in Phoenix

Yang, J., Wang, Z., Kaloush, K. & Dylla, H., Nov 1 2016, In : Building and Environment. 108, p. 110-121 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat island
pavement
Pavements
heat
Thermodynamic properties
8 Citations (Scopus)

Empirical modeling and spatio-temporal patterns of urban evapotranspiration for the Phoenix metropolitan area, Arizona

Wang, C., Yang, J., Myint, S., Wang, Z. & Tong, B., Nov 1 2016, In : GIScience and Remote Sensing. 53, 6, p. 778-792 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

metropolitan area
evapotranspiration
modeling
trend analysis
MODIS
11 Citations (Scopus)
boundary layer
surface energy
atmosphere
partitioning
geometry
7 Citations (Scopus)

Size Matters: What are the characteristic source areas for urban planning strategies?

Wang, Z., Fan, C., Myint, S. & Wang, C., Nov 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 11, e0165726.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

City Planning
urban planning
Urban planning
Correlation methods
Temperature measurement
38 Citations (Scopus)

Spatio-temporal modeling of the urban heat island in the Phoenix metropolitan area: Land use change implications

Wang, C., Myint, S., Wang, Z. & Song, J., 2016, In : Remote Sensing. 8, 3, 185.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat island
metropolitan area
land use change
land cover
land use
5 Citations (Scopus)

Streamflow prediction in ungauged basins by regressive regionalization: A case study in Huai River Basin, China

Song, J., Xia, J., Zhang, L., Wang, Z., Wan, H. & She, D., Oct 1 2016, In : Nordic Hydrology. 47, 5, p. 1053-1068 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

regionalization
streamflow
river basin
watershed
prediction