WSE Special Issue on Security and Sustainability for Hydraulic Structures

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Special Issue Topics

1. Structural Health Monitoring Methods and Techniques, including but not limited to sensing technology, data mining, modelling, uncertainty analysis, prediction, forewarning, risk prevention and control for hydraulic structures, including dams, slopes, sluices, ship locks, water transport structures and underground structures, etc.

2. Computation Theories and Experimental Techniques, including but not limited to new simulation methods for statically analysis, dynamical analysis (seismic and explosion response analysis), reliability analysis, failure simulation, concurrent computation for hydraulic structures.

3. Materials and Reinforcement, including but not limited to mechanisms, constitutive models and structural designing of new materials for sensing, reinforcement, temperature control, safety protection and performance improvement for hydraulic structures.  

4. Intelligent Construction, including but not limited to networking, data mining, artificial intelligence, automatic control, intelligent decision-making for hydraulic structures.

Invited Guest Editors

Prof. Zhongru Wu (Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering)

Prof. Bo Chen (Hohai University, China)

Prof. Degao Zou (Dalian University of Technology)

Prof. Mingchao Li (Tianjin University)

Associate Prof. Duruo Huang (Tsinghua University)

 The Guest Editors are responsible for the peer review process of papers to be published in the special issue.

Publishing papers in the special issue is free of charge.

All papers published in the special issue are open-access through Science Direct of Elsevier at

and the journal's website at

Each submitted manuscript is preferred to be limited within 14 pages, with no more than 6500 words in a Word document.

WSE’s online manuscript system at

facilitates your paper submission. Please indicate in the “Cover Letter” section that your manuscript is expected to be published in the Special Issue on Security and Sustainability for Hydraulic Structures.

To obtain more information about the submission requirements, please refer to the “Guidance” at

Submission deadline

April 30, 2022

Contact us

Editorial Office of Water Science and Engineering

About the journal

Water Science and Engineering (WSE), sponsored by Hohai University, presents the latest research, innovative technology, and review of hot topics in water-related fields. WSE is indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Ei Compendex (EI), SciVerse Scopus, Chinese Science Citation Database (CSCD), etc. More information about WSE can be obtained at

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