Complete List of Publications

Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals:

  1. Qi, C.C.* & Fourie, A. (2019). Cemented paste backfill for mineral tailings management: Review and future perspectives. Minerals Engineering, 144, 106025. 

  2. Qi, C.C.*, Fourie, A., Chen, Q.S., & Dong, X.J. (2019). Analytical solution for stress distribution around arbitrary stopes using evolutionary complex variable methods. International Journal of Geomechanics, 19(10), 04019113.

  3. Zhao, X., Fourie, A., & Qi, C.C.* (2019). An analytical solution for evaluating the safety of exposed face in paste backfill stope with considering arching phenomenon. International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy, and Materials, In Press.

  4. Liu, L., Zhu, C., Qi, C.C.*, Wang, M., Han, C., Zhang, B., & Song, K. I. (2019). Effects of curing time and ice-to-water ratio on performance of cemented paste backfill containing ice slag. Construction and Building Materials, 228, 116639.

  5. He, Y., Chen, Q., Qi, C.C.*, Zhang, Q.L. & Xiao, C.C. (2019). Lithium slag and fly ash-based binder for cemented fine tailings backfill. Journal of Environmental Management, 248, 109282.

  6. Qi, C.C.*,  Fourie, A., Chen, Q.S., & Liu, P.F. (2019). Application of first-principles theory in ferrite phases of cemented paste backfill. Minerals Engineering, 133, 47-51.

  7. Liu, L.*, Yang, P., Qi, C.C.*, Zhang, B., Guo, L.J., & Song, K. I. (2019). An experimental study on the early-age hydration kinetics of cemented paste backfill. Construction and Building Materials, 212, 283-294.

  8. Qi, C.C.*, Tang, X.L., Dong, X.J., Chen, Q.S., Fourie, A., & Liu, E.Y. (2019). Towards Intelligent Mining for Backfill: A genetic programming-based method for strength foreasting of cemented paste backfill. Minerals Engineering, 133, 69-79.

  9. Yang, L., Qi, C.C.*, Lin, X.S., Li, J.M., & Dong, X.J. (2019). Prediction of dynamic increase factor for steel fibre reinforced concrete using a hybrid artificial intelligence model. Engineering Structures, 189, 309-318.

  10. Qi, C.C., Liu, L.*, He, J.Y., Chen, Q.S., Yu, L.J. & Liu, P.F. (2019). Understanding cement hydration of cemented paste backfill: DFT study on water adsorption at tricalcium silicate (111) surface. Minerals, 9(4), 202.

  11. Liu, L.*, Zhu, C., Qi, C.C.*, Zhang, B., & Song, K. I. (2019). A microstructural hydration model for cemented paste backfill considering internal sulfate attacks. Construction and Building Materials, 211, 99-108.

  12. Qi, C.C.* & Fourie, A. (2019). Numerical investigation of the stress distribution in backfilled stopes considering creep behaviour of rock mass. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering,

  13. Feng, Y., Kero, J., Yang, Q., Chen, Q., Engstrom, F., Samuelsson, C., & Qi, C. (2019). Mechanical Actication of Granulated Copper Slag and Its Influence on Hydration Heat and Compressive Strength of Blended Cement, Materials, 12(5), 772.

  14. Liu, Y., Zhang, Q., Chen, Q., Qi, C., Su, Z. & Huang, Z. (2019). Utilisation of water-washing pre-treated phosphogypsum for cemented paste backfill. Minerals, 9(3), 175.

  15. Qi, C.C., Chen, Q.S., Fourie, A., Tang, C.L., Zhang, Q.L., Dong, X.J. & Feng, Y. (2019). Constitutive modelling of cemented paste backfill: a data-mining approach. Construction and Building Materials, 197, 262-270.

  16. Qi, C.C.*, Fourie, A., Ma, G.W., & Tang, X.L. (2018). A hybird method for improved stability prediction in construction projects: a case study of hangingwall stability. Applied Soft Computing, 71, 649-658.

  17. Qi, C.C. & Chen, Q.S., (2018) Evolutionary random forest algorithms for predicting the maximum failure depth of open stope hangingwalls. IEEE Access, 6, 72808-72813,

  18. Liu, L.*, Fang, Z.Y., Qi, C.C.*, Zhang, B., Guo, L.J., & Song, K. I. (2018). Numerical study on the pipe flow characteristics of the cemented paste backfill slurry considering hydration effects. Powder Technology, 343, 454-464.

  19. Zhou, Z.Y., Hu, P., Qi, C.C.*, Niu, T.P., Li, M., & Tian, L. (2018). The Influence of Ventilation Arrangement on the Mechanism of Dust Distribution in Woxi Pithead, Shock and Vibration, Article ID 8928120, 13 pages,

  20. Qi, C.C., Fourie, A., Chen, Q.S., Tang, X.L., Zhang, Q.L. & Gao, R.G. (2018). Data-driven modelling of the flocculation process on mineral processing tailings treatment. Journal of Cleaner Production, 196, 505-516.

  21. Qi, C.C.* & Tang, X.L. (2018), A hybrid ensemble method for improved prediction of slope stability. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 42(15), 1823-1839,

  22. Liu, L., Fang, Z.Y., Qi, C.C., Zhang, B., Guo, L.J., & Song, K. I. (2018). Experimental investigation on the relationship between pore characteristics and unconfined compressive strength of cemented paste backfill. Construction and Building Materials, 179, 254-264.

  23. Qi, C.C.*, & Fourie, A. (2018). A Real-Time Back-Analysis Technique to Infer Rheological Parameters from Field Monitoring. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 51(10), 3029-3043.

  24. Dong, X.J, Karrech, A., Basarir, H., Elchalakani, M., & Qi, C.C (2018). Analytical solution of energy redistribution in rectangular openings upon in-situ rock mass alteration. International Journal of Rock Mechancs & Mining Sciences, 106, 74-83.

  25. Qi, C.C.*, Chen, Q.S., Fourie, A., & Zhang, Q.L. (2018). An intelligent modelling framework for mechanical properties of cemented paste backfill. Minerals Engineering, 123, 16-27.

  26. Lu, H.J., Qi, C.C.*, Chen, Q.S., Gan, D.Q., Xue, Z.L., & Hu, Y.J. (2018). A new procedure for recycling waste tailings as cemented paste backfill to underground stopes and open pits. Journal of Clenaer Production, 188, 601-612.

  27. Qi, C.C., Chen, Q.S., Fourie, A., Zhao, J.W. & Zhang, Q.L. (2018). Pressure drop in pipe flow of cemented paste backfill: Experimental and modeling study. Powder Technology, 333, 9-18.

  28. Qi, C.C., Fourie, A., Chen, Q.S., & Zhang, Q.L. (2018). A strength prediction model using artificial intelligence for recycling waste tailings as cemented paste backfill. Journal of Cleaner Production, 183, 566-578.

  29. Chen, Q.S., Zhang, Q.L., Qi, C.C.*, Fourie, A., & Xiao, C.C. (2018). Recycling phosphogypsum and construction demolition waste for cemented paste backfill and its environmental impact. Journal of Cleaner Production, 186, 418-429.

  30. Qi, C.C., Fourie, A., & Zhao, X. (2018), A novel back-analysis method for stope displacements using gradient boosted regression tree and firefly algorithm. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 32(5), 04018031, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000779.

  31. Qi, C.C.*, Fourie, A., Du, X., & Tang, X.L. (2018) Prediction of open stope hangingwall stability using random forests, Natural Hazards. 92(2), 1179-1197.

  32. Qi, C.C., & Tang, X.L. (2018). Slope stability prediction using integrated metaheuristic and machine learning approaches: A comparative study, Computers and Industrial Engineering. 118, 112-122.

  33. Qi, C.C., Fourie, A., & Chen, Q.S. (2018). Neural network and particle swarm optimization for predicting the unconfined compressive strength of cemented paste backfill. Construction and Building Materials, 159, 473-478.

  34. Qi, C.C.*, Fourie, A., Ma, G.W., Tang, X.L., & Du, X.H. (2017). Comparative study of hybird artificial intelligence approaches for predicting hangingwall stability. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 32 (2), 04017086.

  35. Chen, Q.S., Zhang, Q.L., Fourie, A., Chen, X. & Qi, C.C. (2017). Experimental investigation on the strength characteristics of cemented paste backfill in a similar stope model and its mechanism. Construction and Building Materials, 154, 34-43.

  36. Li, G.C., Qi. C.C.,* Sun, Y.T., Tang, X.L., & Hou, B.Q. (2017), Experimental Study on the Softening Characteristics of Sandstone and Mudstone in Relation to Moisture Content. Shock and Vibration, Article ID: 4010376, 14 pages.

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