Selected Publications



 Complete List of Publications (pdf)


Books:

 Micromechanics: Overall Properties of Heterogeneous Materials
 Plasticity: A Treatise on Finite Deformation of Heterogeneous Inelastic Materials [ERRATA]


Research Areas:

 Waves in Heterogeneous Media & Dynamic Homogenization

 Blast Loading

 Ceramics

 Computational Algorithm and Simulations

 Dynamic Strain Aging

 Experimental Techniques

 Fracture and Mathematical Methods

 Granular Materials

 Ionic Polymer Metal Composites (IPMC's)

Micromechanics and Composites

Multifunctional Materials

Negative Index Materials

Plasticity: Crystal

Plasticity: Polycrystal

Polyurea/Elastomers

Shape-Memory Alloy

Self-Monitoring Composites





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Waves in Heterogeneous Media & Dynamic Homogenization

 

On the Limit and Applicability of Dynamic Homogenization. A. Srivastava and S. Nemat-Nasser, Wave Motion,[2014] http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wavemoti.2014.04.003

 

Mixed-variational Formulation for Phononic Band-structure Calculation of Arbitrarily Unit Cells. A. Srivastava and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat., Vol.74 [67-75] 2014.

 

Bounds on Effective Dynamic Properties of Elastic Composites. S. Nemat-Nasser and A. Srivastava, J. Mech. Phys. Solids, Vol. 61, 1 [254-264 ] 2013.


Homogenized dynamic constitutive relation for Bloch-wave propagation in periodic composites: structures and symmetries. S. Nemat-Nasser and A.Srivastava, Proceedings of SPIE Photonic and Photonic Properties of Engineered nanstructures II Conference., [82690Y-1 - 82690Y-9] 2012.

 

Overall dynamic properties of three-dimensional periodic elastic composites. A. Srivastava and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proc. R. Soc A., 468 [269-287] 2012.

 

Experimental verification of stress-wave bands and negative phase velocity in layered media. A.V. Amirkhiz and S. Nemat-Nasser, Theoret. Appl. Mech., Vol. 38, 4 [299-319 ] 2011.


Universal theorems for the total energy of the dynamics of linearly elastic heterogeneous solids. A. Srivastava and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat., Vol. 43, 12 [913-917] 2011.

 

Negative effective dynamic mass-density and stiffness: micro-architecture and phononic transport in periodic composites. S. Nemat-Nasser and A. Srivastava, AIP Advances 1., Proceedings of Phononics 2011 041502 [10 pages] 2011. Virtual J. of Nanoscale Science & Technology: Structual Properties, Jan. 16, 2012, Vol. 25 Issue 3. 2011.

 

Overall dynamic constitutive relations of layered elastic composites. S. Nemat-Nasser and A. Srivastava, JMPS., Vol. 59 [1953-1965] 2011.

 

Homogenization of periodic elastic composites and locally resonant sonic materials. S. Nemat-Nasser, J.R. Willis, A. Srivastava and A.V. Amirkhizi, Phys. Rev. B., Vol. 83 [104103] 2011.

 

Stress-wave energy management through material anisotropy. A.V. Amirkhizi, A. Tehranian and S. Nemat-Nasser, Wave Motion,Vol.47 [519-536] 2010.

 

Harmonic Waves in Three-Dimensional Elastic Composites.S. Minagawa and S. Nemat-Nasser, IJSS.,Vol.12 [769-777] 1976.

 

Harmonic Waves in One-, Two-, and Three-Dimensional Composites: Bounds for Eigenfrequencies.S. Nemat-Nasser, F.C.L. Fu, and S. Minagawa, IJSS.,Vol.11 [617-6427] 1975.

 

Harmonic Waves in Layered Composites: Bounds on Frequencies.S. Nemat-Nasser and F.C.L. Fu, J. Appl. Mech.,Vol.41, 1 [288-290] 1974.

 

Harmonic Waves in Layered Composites.S. Nemat-Nasser, J. Appl. Mech.,Vol.39 [850-852] 1972.

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Blast Loading

 

Numerical Study of the Effect of Polyurea on the Performance of Steel Plates under Blast Loads. A. Samiee, A. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat., Vol. 64 [1-10] 2013.


The effect of thin membrane restraint on the ballistic performance of armor grade ceramic tiles. S. Sarva, S. Nemat-Nasser, J. McGee, J. Isaacs, International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 34 [277-302] 2007.


Experimental investigation of energy-absorption characteristics of components of sandwich structures. S. Nemat-Nasser, W.J. Kang, J.D. McGee, W.-G. Guo, J.B. Isaacs, International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 34 [1119-1146] 2007

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Ceramics



The effect of thin membrane restraint on the ballistic performance of armor grade ceramic tiles. Sai Sarva, Sia Nemat-Nasser, Jeffrey McGee, Jon Isaacs, International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 34 [277-302] 2007


Micro-mechanisms of Compression Failure. S. Nemat-Nasser and S. Sarva, Proceedings of

PACRIM IV, May 2001,Maui Hawaii.


Novel Ideas in Multi-functional Ceramic Armor Design. S. Nemat-Nasser, S. Sarva, J.B. Isaacs and D.W. Lischer, Proceedings of PACRIM IV, May 2001, Maui Hawaii.


Dynamic Compressive Strength of Silicon Carbide under Uniaxial Compression. S. Sarva and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mat. Sci. and Engr. A, Vol. 317 [1-2] 2001.


Microstructure of a Bearing-Grade Silicon Nitride. M. Liu and S. Nemat-Nasser, J. Mater. Res., Vol. 14 [12] 1999.


The Microstructure and Boundary Phase of In-Situ Reinforced Silicon Nitride. M. Liu and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mat. Sci. and Engr. A, Vol. 254 1998.


Modeling the Strain Rate Dependence of Fatigue Life of Hot-Pressed Silicon Nitride. V. Sharma, S. Nemat-Nasser and K. S. Vecchio, Mech. Mat., Vol. 29 [3 & 4] 1998.


Effect of Grain Boundary Phase on Dynamic Compression Fatigue in Hot-Pressed Silicon Nitride. V. Sharma, S. Nemat-Nasser, and K.S. Vecchio, J. Am. Ceram. Soc., Vol. 81 [1] 1998.


Effects of geometry in pressure–shear and normal plate impact recovery experiments: Three-dimensional finite-element simulation and experimental observation. A. R. Machcha & S. Nemat-Nasser, J. App. Phys.., Vol. 80 [6] 1996.

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Computational Algorithm and Simulations


A framework for numerical integration of crystal elasto-plastic constitutive equations compatible with explicit finite element codes. A. V. Amirkhizi, Sia Nemat-Nasser, Intl. J.l of Plasticity,Vol. 23 (2007) 1918–1937


Molecularly-Based Numerical Evaluation of Free Volume in Amorphous Polymers. S. Putta and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mat. Sci. and Engr. A, Vol. 317 [1-2] 2001.


Dynamic Void Collapse in Crystals: Computational Modelling and Experiments. S. Nemat-Nasser, T. Okinaka, V. Nesterenko, and M. Liu, Phil. Mag. A, Vol. 78 [5] 1998.


A New Computational Approach to Crystal Plasticity: FCC Single Crystal. S. Nemat-Nasser and T. Okinaka, Mech. Mat., Vol. 24 1996.

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Dynamic Strain Aging


Flow stress of Nitronic-50 stainless steel over a wide range of strain rates and temperatures. W.-G Guo and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat., 38 [1090–1103] (2006).


A Model for Experimentally-Observed High-Strain-Rate Dynamic Strain Aging in Titanium. J. Cheng and S. Nemat-Nasser, Acta Mat., Vol. 48 (2000).

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Experimental Techniques


The Effect of Geometry on Fracture Strength Measurement Using DCDC Samples.

C. Nielsen, A.V. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 91 [1-13] 2012.

 

Compression-induced Axial Crack Propagation in DCDC Polymer Samples: Experiments and Modeling.

T. A Plaisted, A. V. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser, Intl. Journal of Fracture 141, 447-457 (2006).


Experimental and Computational Study of Fracturing in an Anisotropic Brittle Solid.

A. Azhdari and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat., Vol. 28 1998.


Determination of Temperature Rise During High Strain Rate Deformation. R. Kapoor and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat., Vol. 27 1998.


Direct Measurement of Isothermal Flow Stress of Metals at Elevated Temperatures and High Strain Rates with Application to Ta and Ta-W Alloys. S. Nemat-Nasser and J.B. Isaacs, Acta Mater., Vol. 45 [3] 1997.


Effects of Geometry in Pressure-Shear and Normal Plate Impact Recovery Experiments: Three-dimensional Finite-element Simulation and Experimental Observation. A.R. Machcha and S. Nemat-Nasser, J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 80 [6] 1996.


Hopkinson Techniques for Dynamic Recovery Experiments, S. Nemat-Nasser, J.B. Isaacs, and J.E. Starrett, Proceedings: Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Vol. 435 1991.

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Fracture and Mathematical Methods


Mechanical and Microstructural Properties of Notched E-Glass/Vinyl Ester Composite Materials Subjected to the Environment and a Sustained Load. S. Buck, D. Lischer, and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mat. Sci. and Engr. A, Vol. 317, [1-2] 2001.


Singular Perturbation Solutions of a Class of Systems of Singular Integral Equations. L. Ni and S. Nemat-Nasser, SIAM J. Appl. Math., Vol. 61 [4] 2000.


Alternative Solution Methods for Crack Problems in Plane Anisotropic Elasticity. With Examples, A. Azhdari, M. Obata and S. Nemat-Nasser, Intl.l J. of Solids and Structures, Vol. 37 2000.


Bridged Interface Cracks in Anisotropic Bimaterials. L. Ni and S. Nemat-Nasser, Phil. Mag. A, Vol. 80 [11] 2000.


Energy-Release Rate and Crack Kinking in Anisotropic Brittle Solids. A. Azhdari and S. Nemat-Nasser, J. Mech. Phys. Solids, Vol. 44 [6] 1996.


A General Duality Principle in Elasticity. L. Ni and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat., Vol. 24 1996.


Brittle Failure in Compression: Splitting, Faulting and Brittle-Ductile Transition. H. Horii and S. Nemat-Nasser, Phil. Trans. of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Vol. 319 1986.


Experimental investigation of thermally induced interacting cracks in brittle solids. J. F. Geyer and S. Nemat-Nasser, Intl. J. of Solids and Phys 18(4), 349-356, 1982.

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Granular Materials


Constitutive Relations for Cohesionless Frictional Granular Materials. S. Nemat-Nasser and J. Zhang, Intl. J. of Plasticity, Vol. 18 2002.


Radiographic and Microscopic Observation of Shear Bands in Granular Materials. S. Nemat-Nasser and N. Okada, Géotechnique, Vol. 51 [9] 2001.


A Micromechanically-based Constitutive Model for Frictional Deformation of Granular Materials. S. Nemat-Nasser, JMPS, Vol. 48 2000.


Errata: Incremental Constitutive Relations for Granular Materials Based on Micromechanics. M.M. Mehrabadi, B. Loret, and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proceedings: Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Vol. 443, 1993.


Incremental Constitutive Relations for Granular Materials Based on Micromechanics. M.M. Mehrabadi, B. Loret and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proceedings: Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Vol. 441, 1993.

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Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites (IPMC's)


Ch. 8: Electrochemomechanics of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites. S. Nemat-Nasser, Springer Handbook of Experimental Solid Mechanics, Edited by William Sharpe, Springer (2008).


Modeling of electrochemomechanical response of ionic polymer-metal composites with various solvents. S. Nemat-Nasser and S. Zamani, J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 100 [064310] 2006.


Effect of solvents on the chemical and physical properties of ionic polymer-metal composites. S. Nemat-Nasser and S. Zamani, J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 99 [104902] 2006.


Tailoring the actuation of ionic polymer–metal composites. S. Nemat-Nasser and Y. Wu, Smart Mater. Struct., Vol. 15 [909–923] 2006.


Verification of Micromechanical Models of Actuation of Ionic Polymer-metal Composites. S. Nemat-Nasser and Y. Wu, Smart Structures and Materials 2004, Proceedings of SPIE Press, Vol. 5385 [155] 2004.


Controlled Actuation of Nafion-based Ionic Polymer-metal Composites with Ethylene Glycol as Solvent. S. Nemat-Nasser and S. Zamani, Smart Structures and Materials 2004, Proceedings of SPIE Press, Vol. 5385 [159] 2004.


Comparative Experimental Study of Ionic Polymer-metal Composites with Different Backbone Ionomers and in Various Cation Forms. S. Nemat-Nasser and Y. Wu, J. of Applied Physics, Vol. 93 [5255] 2003.


Experimental Study of Nafion- and Flemion-based Ionic Polymer-metal Composites with Ethylene Glycol as Solvent. S. Nemat-Nasser and S. Zamani, Smart Structures and Materials 2003, Proceedings of SPIE Press, Vol. 5051 [233] 2003.


Tailoring Actuation of Ionic Polymer-metal Composites Through Cation Combination. S. Nemat-Nasser and Y. Wu, Smart Structures and Materials 2003, Proceedings of SPIE Press, Vol. 5051 [245] 2003.


Micromechanics of Actuation of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites. S. Nemat-Nasser, J. Appl. Physics, Vol. 92 [5] 2002.


Ionomeric Polymer-metal Composites, S. Nemat-Nasser and C. Thomas. Electroactive Polymer (EAP) Actuators as Artificial Muscles - Reality, Potential and Challenges, edited by Bar-Cohen, SPIE, Chap. 6 [139] 2001.


Electromechanical Response of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites. S. Nemat-Nasser and J-Y Li, J. Appl. Physics, Vol. 87 [7] 2000.


Micromechanical analysis of ionic clustering in Nafion perfluorinated membrane. J-Y Li and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat. Vol.32 [303-314] 2000.

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Micromechanics and Composites


Dynamic Bi-Axial Testing of Woven Composites. J.D. McGee and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mat. Sci. Engr. A., Vol. 317 2001.


A Fiber-Bridged Crack with Rate-Dependent Bridging Forces. S. Nemat-Nasser and L. Ni., JMPS, Vol. 49 2001


Micromechanical Analysis of Ionic Clustering in Nafion Perfluorinated Membrane. J. -Y. Li and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat., Vol. 32 2000.


Multi-inclusion Method for Finite Deformations: Exact Results and Applications. S. Nemat-Nasser, Mat. Sci. Engr. A., Vol. 285 2000.


On Two Micromechanics Theories for Determining Micro-macro Relations in Heterogeneous Solids. M. Hori and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat., Vol. 31 1999.


Universal Bounds of Effective Piezoelectric Moduli. M. Hori and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat., Vol. 30 1998.


Overall Properties of Elastic-Viscoplastic Periodic Composites. P.A. Fotiu and S. Nemat-Nasser, Intl. J. Plasticity, Vol. 12 [2] 1996.

 

Bounds on Elastic Moduli of Composites. B. Balendran and S. Nemat-Nasser, J. Mech. Phys. Solids, Vol. 43 [11] 1995.


Interaction of a Harmonic Wave with a Dynamically Transforming Inhomogeneity. Y. Mikata and S. Nemat-Nasser, J. Appl. Physics, Vol. 70 [4] 1991.

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Multifunctional Materials

 

Thermally Reversible Cross-links in a Healable Polymer: Estimating the Quantity, Rate of Formation, and effect on Viscosity. Nielsen, C., H. Weizman and S. Nemat-Nassser, Polymer, Vol.55, 2 [632-641] 2014.

 

Elastomeric Composites with Tuned electromagnetic Characteristics. S. Wheeland, F. Bayatpur, A.V. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser,Smart Mater. Struct, Vol. 22 [015006] 2013.

 

A Varactor-Tuned Helix-Based Chiral Layer. F. Bayatpur, S. Wheeland, A.V. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser,J. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, Vol. 23, 5 [246-248] 2013.

 

Experimental characterization of chiral uniaxial bianisotropic composites at microwave frequencies. F. Bayatpur, A.V. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser, IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 60, 4 [1126-1135] 2012.


Synthesis of a self-healing polymer based on reversible Diels-Alder reaction: an advanced undergraduate laboratory at the interface of organic chemistry and material science. H. Weizman, C. Nielsen, O.S. Weizman and S. Nemat-Nasser, J. of Chemical Education, Vol. 88 [1137-1140] 2011.

 

Composites with mechanically tunable plasmon frequency. C.J. Schuil, A.V. Amirkhizi, F. Bayatpur and S. Nemat-Nasser, J. Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 20 [115012] 2011.

 

Numerical calculation of electromagnetic properties including chirality parameters for uniaxial bianisotropic mediay. A.V. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser, J. Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 17, [015042] 2008.


Quantitative evaluation of fracture, healing and re-healing of a reversibly cross-linked polymer. T. Plaisted and S. Nemat-Nasser, Acta Materialia 55, 5684-5696, 2007.


Composites with tuned effective magnetic permeability. A. V. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser, J. of App. Phys. 102, [014901] (2007).


Terahertz plasmonic composites. S. C. Nemat-Nasser, A. V. Amirkhizi, W. J. Padilla, D. N. Basov, S. Nemat-Nasser, Derek Bruzewicz, and George Whitesides, PHYSICAL REVIEW E 75, [036614] (2007).


Ch. 12: Multifunctional Materials. S. Nemat-Nasser, S. C. Nemat-Nasser, T. Plaisted, A. Starr, & A. V. Amirkhizi, BIOMIMETICS: Biologically Inspired Technologies, Edited by Yoseph Bar-Cohen, CRC Press (2005).

 

Composites with Negative Refractive Index, Thermal, Self-Healing and Self-Sensing Functionality. S. Nemat-Nasser, A. V. Amirkhizi, T.A. Plaisted, C. Santon, A.F. Starr, S.C. Nemat-Nasser, 1st international Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, Edited by F-K Chang et. al, DEStech Publications (2004).


Modeling and testing of temperature behavior and resistive heating in a multi-functional composite. C. Santos, T. Plaisted, D. Arbelaez, & S. Nemat-Nasser, Proc. SPIE 2004.


Self-healing structural composites with electromagnetic functionality. T. Plaisted, A. V. Amirkhizi, D. Arbelaez,

S. C. Nemat-Nasser, & S. Nemat-Nasser, Proc. SPIE 2003.


Metallic Coil-Polymer Braid Composites: I. The Numerical Modeling and Chirality. A. V. Amirkhizi, T. Plaisted, S. C. Nemat-Nasser, & S. Nemat-Nasser, 14th ICCM Conference, 2003.


Metallic Coil-Polymer Braid Composites: II. Material Processing and Characterization. A. V. Amirkhizi, T. Plaisted, D. Arbelaez, S. C. Nemat-Nasser, & S. Nemat-Nasser, 14th ICCM Conference, 2003.


Structural composites with integrated electromagnetic functionality. S. C. Nemat-Nasser, A. V. Amirkhizi, T. Plaisted, J. Isaacs, & S. Nemat-Nasser, Proc. of SPIE 2002.

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Negative Index Materials

 

A Varactor-Tuned Helix-Based Chiral Layer. F. Bayatpur, S. Wheeland, A.V. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser,J. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, Vol. 23, 5 [246-248] 2013.

 

Elastomeric Composites with Tuned electromagnetic Characteristics. S. Wheeland, F. Bayatpur, A.V. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser,Smart Mater. Struct, Vol. 22 [015006] 2013.

 

Soft-focusing in Anisotropic Indefinite Media through Hyperbolic Dispersion. S. Wheeland, A.V. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser,Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIER), Vol. 132 [389-402] 2012.

 

Experimental characterization of chiral uniaxial bianisotropic composites at microwave frequencies. F. Bayatpur, A.V. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser, IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 60, 4 [1126-1135] 2012

 

Mechanically-Tunable Composite Filter at Low Frequencies. S. Marshall, A. V. Amirkhizi, and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7644, 76441N (2010).


Focusing and negative refraction in anisotropic indefinite permittivity media, S. Marshall, A. V. Amirkhizi, and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7287, 72870 (2009).

 

Terahertz plasmonic composites, S. C. Nemat-Nasser, A. V. Amirkhizi, W.J. Padilla, D.N. Basov, S. Nemat-Nasser, D. Bruzewicz, and G. Whitesides, PHYSICAL REVIEW E 75, [036614] (2007).


Free-space microwave focusing by a negative-index gradient lens, T. Driscoll, D. N. Basov, A. F. Starr, P. M. Rye, S. Nemat-Nasser, D. Schurig, and D. Smith, Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol. 88, 081101 (2006)


Enhanced Diffraction from a Grating on the Surface of a Negative-Index Metamaterial, D. R. Smith, P. M. Rye, J. J. Mock, D. C. Vier, and A. F. Starr, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 93, 137405 (2004)


Fabrication and characterization of a negative-refractive-index composite metamaterial, A. F. Starr, P. M. Rye, D. R. Smith, and S. Nemat-Nasser, Physical Review B, Vol. 70, 113102 (2004).


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Crystal Plasticity


Modeling the Plastic Response of Thin Metal Membranes, S. Nemat-Nasser, A. Maximenko and E. Olevsky, J. Mech. Phys. of Solids, Vol. 54 [11](2006) 2474-2494.


High-Rate Deformation of Single Crystal Tantalum: Temperature Dependence and Latent Hardening, R. Kapoor and S. Nemat-Nasser, Scripta Materialia, Vol. 40 [2] 1999.


A Constitutive Model for FCC Crystals with Application to Polycrystalline OFHC Copper, S. Nemat-Nasser, L. Ni and T. Okinaka, Mech. Mat., Vol. 30 [4] 1998.


A Physically-Based Constitutive Model for BCC Crystals with Application to Polycrystalline Tantalum, S. Nemat-Nasser, T. Okinaka and L. Ni, JMPS, Vol. 46, [6] 1998.


Dynamic Void Collapse in Crystals: Computational Modelling and Experiments, S. Nemat-Nasser, T. Okinaka , V. Nesterenko and M. Liu; Philosophical Magazine A; Vol. 78 No. 5 [1151-1174] 1998.


Experimental Observation and Computational Simulation of Dynamic Void Collapse in Single Crystal Copper, S. Nemat-Nasser, T. Okinaka, and V. Nesterenko, Mat. Sci. & Engr A., Vol. 249 [1-2] 1998.


Compression-induced High Strain Rate Void Collapse, Tensile Cracking, and Recrystallization in Ductile Single and Polycrystals, S. Nemat-Nasser and S. N. Chang; Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 10 [1-17] 1990.


Rate-Dependent, Finite Elasto-Plastic Deformation of Polycrystals, S. Nemat-Nasser and M. Obata, Proc. of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Vol. 407 1986.


Finite Elastic-Plastic Deformation of Polycrystalline Metals, T. Iwakuma and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proc. of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Vol. 394 1984.


On Certain Macroscopic and Microscopic Aspects of Plastic Flow of Ductile Materials , S. Nemat-Nasser, M.M. Mehrabadi and T. Iwakuma. Three-Dimensional Constitutive Relations and Ductile Fracture. North-Holland Publishing Company, 157-172 1981.

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Polycrystal Plasticity


Thermomechanical Response Al-6XN stainless Steel Over a Wide Range of Strain Rates and Temperatures, S. Nemat-Nasser, W.G. Guo and D.P. Kihl, JMPS, Vol. 49 2001.


Deformation Behavior of Tantalum and a Tantalum Tungsten Alloy, S. Nemat-Nasser and R. Kapoor, Intl. J. Plasticity, Vol. 17 2001.


A Unified Constitutive Model for Strain-rate and Temperature Dependent Behavior of Molybdenum, J. Cheng, S. Nemat-Nasser, and W-G. Guo, Mech. Mat., Vol. 33 2001.


Dynamic Response of Conventional and Hot Isostatically Pressed Ti-6Al-4V Alloys: Experiments and Modeling, S. Nemat-Nasser, W-G. Guo, V.F. Nesterenko, S.S. Indrakanti, and Y-B. Gu, Mech. Mat., Vol. 33 2001.


High Strain-rate Response of Commercially Pure Vanadium, S. Nemat-Nasser and W.G. Guo, Mech. Mat., Vol. 32 2000.


Flow Stress of Commercially Pure Niobium Over a Broad Range of Temperatures and Strain Rates, S. Nemat-Nasser and W.G. Guo, Mat. Sci. Engr. A., Vol. 284 2000.


Experimentally-based Micromechanical Modeling of Dynamic Response of Molybdenum. S. Nemat-Nasser, W.G. Guo and M. Liu, Scripta Materialia, Vol. 40 [7] 1999.


Mechanical Properties and Deformation Mechanisms of a Commercially Pure Titanium. S. Nemat-Nasser, W.G. Guo and J.Y. Cheng, Acta Mater. Vol. 47 [13] 1999.


Averaging Theorems in Finite Deformation Plasticity. S. Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat., Vol. 31 1999.


Microstructure of High-Strain, High-Strain-Rate Deformed Tantalum. S. Nemat-Nasser. J.B. Isaacs and M. Liu, Acta Mater., Vol. 46 [4] 1998.


Adiabatic Shearband in WHA in High-Strain-Rate Compression. D.S. Kim, S. Nemat-Nasser, J.B. Isaacs and D. Lischer, Mech. Mat., Vol. 28 1998.


Flow Stress of FCC Polycrystals with Application to OFHC Cu. S. Nemat-Nasser and Y. Li, Acta Mater., Vol. 46 [2] 1998.


Direct Measurement of Isothermal Flow Stress of Metals at Elevated Temperatures and High Strain Rates with Application to Ta and Ta-W Alloys., S. Nemat-Nasser and J.B. Isaacs, Acta Mater., Vol. 45 [3] 1997.


Dynamic Bauschinger Effect. A. Thakur, S. Nemat-Nasser and K.S. Vecchio, Acta Mater., Vol. 44 [7] 1996.

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Polyurea/Elastomers

 

Effect of Isocyanate Content on Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Polyurea. K. Holzworth, Z. Jia, A.V. Amirkhizi, J. Qiao and S. Nemat-Nasser, Polymer., Vol. 54 [3079-3085] 2013.

 

Numerical Study of the Effect of Polyurea on the Performance of Steel Plates under Blast Loads. A. Samiee, A. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat., Vol. 64 [1-10] 2013.

 

Elastomeric Composites with Tuned electromagnetic Characteristics. S. Wheeland, F. Bayatpur, A.V. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser,Smart Mater. Struct, Vol. 22 [015006] 2013.

 

Dynamic mechanical analysis of fly ash filled polyurea elastomer. J. Qiao, A.V. Amirkhizi, K. Schaaf, S. Nemat-Nasser, J. Eng. Mater. Technol., Vol. 133 1 [011016] 2011.

 

Dynamic mechanical and ultrasonic properties of polyurea. J. Qiao, A.V. Amirkhizi, K. Schaaf, S. Nemat-Nasser and G. Wu, Mech. Mat., Vol. 43 10 [598-607] 2011.

 

Effect of particle size and volume fraction on tensile properties of fly ash/polyurea composites. J. Qiao, J., K. Schaaf, A.V. Amirkhizi and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proceedings of Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2010, SPIE’s 17th Annual International Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, Vol. 7644 (2010) 76441X-1-76441X-4.

 

Micromechanisms of ductile fracturing of Dh-36 steel plates under impulsive loads and influence of polyurea reinforcing. M. R Amini and S Nemat-Nasser, IUTAM Symp on Dynamic Fracture and Fragmentation, Intl. J. Fracture, Vol. 162 1-2 [205-217] 2010.


Investigation of effect of polyurea on response of steel plates to impulsive loads in direct pressure-pulse experiments. M. R. Amini, J. Isaacs and S Nemat-Nasser, Mech. Mat. (2010)


Numerical modeling of effect of polyurea on response of steel plates to impulsive loads in direct pressure-pulse experiments, M.R. Amini, J. Simon and S Nemat-Nasser,Mech. Mat (2010)


Numerical modeling of response of monolithic and bilayer plates to implusive loads. M.R Amini, A.V Amirkhizi and S Nemat-Nasser, Intl. J. of Impact Engineering,Vol. 37 [90-10] 2010.


Experimental investigation of response of monolithic and bilayer plates to implusive loads. M.R Amini, J.B Isaacs and S Nemat-Nasser, Intl. J. of Impact Engineering, Vol. 37 [82-89]v2010.


Effect of polyurea on the dynamic response of steel plates. M.R. Amini, J.B. Isaacs and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proc. of the SEM Annual Conf. and Expo. on Exp. and App. Mech, 2006.


Experimentally-based Viscoelasic Model for Polyurea, Including Pressure and Temperature Effects. A.V. Amirkhizi, J.B. Isaacs and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proc. of the SEM Annual Conf. and Expo. on Exp. and App. Mech, 2006.


An Experimentally-based Viscoelastic Constitutive Model for Polyurea, Including Pressure and Temperature Effects. A.V. Amirkhizi,, J. Isaacs, J. McGee and S. Nemat-Nasser, Phil. Mag., Vol. 86 [36] (2006) 5847-5866


Finite-amplitude shear wave in pre-stressed thin elastomers. S. Nemat-Nasser and A.V. Amirkhizi, Wave Motion (2005)

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Shape-Memory Alloys


Effect of annealing and initial temperature on mechanical response of a Ni-Ti-Cr shape-memory alloy. J.-Y Choi, S. Nemat-Nasser, Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 432 100-107 (2006)


Superelastic and cyclic response of NiTi SMA at various strain rates and temperatures. S. Nemat-Nasser, W.-G Guo, Mech. Mat., Vol. 38 463 (2006)


Experimental Observation of High-rate Buckling of Thin Cylindrical Shape-memory Shells. S. Nemat-Nasser, J.-Y Choi, J B. Issacs, D W. Lischer, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 5761 347 (2005)


Dynamic Buckling and Recovery of Thin Cylindrical Shape Memory Shells. M. R. Amini, S. Nemat-Nasser, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 5761 450 (2005)


High strain-rate, small strain response of NiTi shape-memory alloy. S. Nemat-Nasser, J-Y Choi, W.-G Guo, J. B. Issacs, M. Taya, J. of Eng. Mater. & Tech., 17 83 (2005)


Strain rate dependence of deformation mechanisms in a Ni–Ti–Cr shape-memory alloy. S. Nemat-Nasser, J.-Y Choi, Acta Materialia (2004)


Very high strain-rate response of a NiTi shape-memory alloy. S. Nemat-Nasser, J-Y Choi, W.-G Guo, J. B. Isaacs, Mech. Mat. (2004)

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Self-Monitoring Composites


Composite Materials with Self-Contained Wireless Sensing Networks. K. Schaaf., R. Kim and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proceedings of Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010, SPIE’s 17th International Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, Vol 764, (2010) 764744-1-764744-6.


Onset of Resin Micro-Cracks in Unidirectional Glass Fiber Laminates with Integrated SHM Sensors: Numerical Analysis. Y. Huang, F. Ghezzo and S. Nemat-Nasser, Structural Health Monitoring, Vol 8(6): 493-507 (2009).


Effects of Embedded SHM Sensors on the Structural Integrity of Glass Fiber/Epoxy Laminates under In-plane Loads. F. Ghezzo and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proceedings of Sensor Systems and Networks: Phenomena, Technology and Applications of NDE and Health Monitoring, SPIE's 14th International Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, Vol. 6530 (2007)65300V1-65300V6.


Embedded Microcontroller Networks: Acoustic Materials Health Monitoring. P. Rye, Proceedings of Sensor Systems and Networks: Phenomena, Technology and Applications of NDE and Health Monitoring, SPIE's 14th International Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, Vol. 6530 (2007) 65301F-1 - 65301F-7.


Optimization Studies of Self-sensing Composites. K. Schaaf, P. Rye and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proceedings of Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems, SPIE's 14th International Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, Vol. 6529 (2007) 65292X1-65292X5.


Structural Integrity of Composite Laminates with Embedded Microsensors. Y. Huang and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proceedings of Sensor Systems and Networks: Phenomena, Technology, and Applications for NDE and Health Monitoring, SPIE's 14th International Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, Vol. 6530 (2007) 65300W1-65300W5.


Optimization of Sensor Introduction into Laminated Composites. K. Schaaf, P. Rye and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proceedings of 2007 SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, ISBN: 0-912053-97-6 (2007) 4 pages.


Distributed Sensing, Damage Detection and Analysis in FRP Uni-directional Composites. P. Rye, Y. Huang, F. Ghezzo, K. Schaaf and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proceedings of 2007 SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics,ISBN: 0-912053-97-6 (2007) 7 pages.


Signal identification in smart composite materials using the two-dimensional fast Fourier transform. K. Loewke, D. Meyer, A. Starr and S. Nemat-Nasser, Smart Mater. Struct. 14 (2005) 895–903


Structural Health Monitoring of Composite Materials Using the Two Dimensional Fast Fourier Transform. K. Loewke, D.Meyer, A. Starr and S. Nemat-Nasser,Smart Mater. Struct (2004)


Structural Health Monitoring Using FFT. K. Loewke, D. Meyer, A. Starr and S. Nemat-Nasser, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 5765 (2004)

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