About the Author
Yong Bai, PhD, received a doctorate from Hiroshima University in Japan and engaged in postdoctoral work in the field of ocean engineering at the Technical University of Denmark, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and University of California at Berkeley. He has published over 100 research papers, 9 English academic treatises and 8 Chinese books on ocean engineering. He has served as a professor at the University of Stavanger, Harbin Engineering University, Zhejiang University and Southern University of Science and Technology. He has guided more than 50 graduate students and 30 doctoral students. He is currently writing a series of books for Wiley-Scrivener on pipes and pipelines, including Flexible Pipes and Flexible Pipelines, Risers, and Umbilicals.
Zhao-Dong Xu, Ph.D. is a professor at the Civil Engineering School of Southeast University, serving as doctoral tutor. He earned his PhD in China, followed by a series of teaching and research positions at Xi'an Jiaotong University, Ibaraki University, North Carolina State University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the Vice President of RC & PC Key Laboratory of Education Ministry. With over 20 years of teaching and research experience on structural dynamics, he has many awards to his name, and he has published more than 200 papers on the subject.