Scholarly Materials Dedicated to Professor Granata and Professor Librescu



H. Aref

A note on the energy of relative equilibria of point vortices (PDF | 168KB)

Physics of Fluids 19, 103603 (2007)



R. C. Batra and N. M. Hassan

Blast resistance of unidirectional fiber reinforced composites (PDF | 5MB)

Composites B 39, 513-536 (2008)



A. K. De, A. Mukhopadhyay and I. K. Puri

Lattice Boltzman method simulation of electroosmotic stirring in a microscale cavity

Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Short Communication (in press)



Liviu Librescu, Sang-Yong Oh, and Jörg Hohe

Implication of Nonclassical Effects on Dynamic Response of Sandwich Structures Exposed to Underwater and In-Air Explosions (PDF | 451KB)

Journal of Ship Research, Vol. 51, No. 2, June 2007, pp. 83-93



S. D. Ross and D. J. Scheeres

Multiple gravity assists, capture, and escape in the restricted three-body problem (PDF | 1MB)

SIAM Journal of Applied Dynamical Systems 6, 576-596 (2007)



A. Sinha, R. Ganguly, A. K. De and I. K. Puri

Single magnetic particle dynamics in a microchannel (PDF | 268KB)

Physics of Fluids 19, 117102 (2007)



M. A. Stremler and J. Chen

Generating topological chaos in lid-driven cavity flow (PDF | 628KB)

Physics of Fluids 19, 103602 (2007)



M. Sun and M. W. Hyer

Use of Material Tailoring to Improve Buckling Capacity of Elliptical Composite Cylinders (PDF | 13MB)

AIAA Journal 46, 770-782 (2008)



R. De Vita, I. W. Stewart, and D. J. Leo

Pressure effects on the equilibrium configurations of bilayer lipid membranes (PDF | 443KB)

Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 40, 13179-13196 (2007)



G. M. Zhang, R. C. Batra and J. Zheng

Effect of frame size, frame type, and clamping pressure on the ballistic performance of soft body armor (PDF | 7MB)

Composites B 39, 476-489 (2008)



Z. Qin, R.C. Batra

Local slamming impact of sandwich composite hulls (PDF | 1MB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures 46 (2009) 2011–2035



In memory of friend, colleague and hero (PDF | 147KB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures
Volume 46, Issue 10, 15 May 2009, Pages 1995-1996
Special Issue in Honor of Professor Liviu Librescu



Isaac Elishakoff, Demetris Pentaras

Design of heterogeneous clamped circular plates with specified fundamental natural frequency (PDF | 279KB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures,Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 15 May 2009, Pages 1997-2010



Dewey H. Hodges, Wenbin Yu, Mayuresh J. Patil

Geometrically-exact, intrinsic theory for dynamics of moving composite plates (PDF | 234KB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 2009, Pages 2036-2042



Yeoshua Frostig

Elastica of sandwich panels with a transversely flexible core -- A high-order theory approach (PDF | 812KB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 2009, Pages 2043-2059



W. Akl, A. El-Sabbagh, K. Al-Mitani, A. Baz

Topology optimization of a plate coupled with acoustic cavity (PDF | 2MB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 2009, Pages 2060-2074



I. Shufrin, O. Rabinovitch, M. Eisenberger

Elastic nonlinear stability analysis of thin rectangular plates through a semi-analytical approach (PDF | 927KB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 2009, Pages 2075-2092



K.S. Alfredsson, J.W. Gillespie Jr., L.A. Carlsson, T.A. Bogetti, A. Yiournas

Flexure analysis of unsymmetric orthotropic beams with an interlayer (PDF | 515KB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 2009, Pages 2093-2110



Mahmood Jabareen, Izhak Sheinman

Stability of imperfect stiffened conical shells (PDF | 1MB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 2009, Pages 2111-2125



Attilio Milanese, Pier Marzocca, Mels Belubekyan, Karen Ghazaryan

Effect of the stiffness and inertia of a rib reinforcement on localized bending waves in semi-infinite strips (PDF | 460KB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 2009, Pages 2126-2135



Guy M. Genin, Victor Birman

Micromechanics and structural response of functionally graded, particulate-matrix, fiber-reinforced composites (PDF | 804KB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 2009, Pages 2136-2150



Maurizio Paschero, Michael W. Hyer

Axial buckling of an orthotropic circular cylinder: Application to orthogrid concept (PDF | 741KB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 2009, Pages 2151-2171



D.J. Hasanyan, S. Harutyunyan

Magnetoelastic interactions in a soft ferromagnetic body with a nonlinear law of magnetization: Some applications (PDF | 365KB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 2009, Pages 2172-2185



Peretz P. Friedmann, Bryan Glaz, Rafael Palacios

A moderate deflection composite helicopter rotor blade model with an improved cross-sectional analysis (PDF | 379KB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 2009, Pages 2186-2200



Peter A. Gustafson, Anthony M. Waas

The influence of adhesive constitutive parameters in cohesive zone finite element models of adhesively bonded joints (PDF | 3MB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 2009, Pages 2201-2215



Renfu Li, George A. Kardomateas, George J. Simitses

Point-wise impulse (blast) response of a composite sandwich plate including core compressibility effects (PDF | 633KB)

International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Iss. 10, 2009, Pages 2216-2223



Wesley C.H. Slemp, Rakesh K. Kapania

Imposing boundary conditions in Sinc method using highest derivative approximation (PDF | 2MB)

Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics 230 (2009) 371_392




Conference Proceedings


J. A Norris, A. P. Marsh, K. P. Granata and S. D. Ross

Positive feedback in powered exoskeletons: Improved metabolic efficiency at the cost of reduced stability? (PDF | 586KB)

Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETCS/CIE 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 4-7 (2007). Paper DET2007-35657, 8pp.




Other Materials


Professor Liviu Librescu (1930-2007)

Mathematical Methods and Physicomechanical Fields 50(2), 191-193 (2007) (PDF | 107KB)

(An appreciation in the Scientific journal of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine)



K. Reifsnider and S. Case

Life prediction based on material state changes in ceramic materials (PDF | 1.6MB)

ASME Turbo Expo, Montreal, Canda, May 14-17 (2007)



W. C. H. Slemp and R. K. Kapania

Analysis of plates and beams using modified sinc method based on interpolation of highest derivative (PDF | 83KB)

9th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, San Francisco, California, July 23-26, 2007



R. De Vita, I. W. Stewart, and D. J. Leo

Small Deformations of Planar Bilayer Lipid Membranes (PDF | 749KB)

Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, September 26-29, 2007, Los Angeles, California, USA