GALCIT 75th Anniversary Celebration Program
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Special Symposium:
Contemporary Research in Solid and Structural Mechanics

FRIDAY November 14, 2003, Lees-Kubota Lecture Hall, Guggenheim

7:30-8:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15-8:20 G. Ravichandran
Introductory Remarks
8:20-8:30 Wolfgang Knauss
Welcoming Remarks
SESSION I: Composites
(Session Chair: G. Ravichandran)
8:30-8:55 Gilbert Hegemeier
Advanced FRPs in the civil infrastructure: New tools for old threats
9:20-9:45 Phillipe Geubelle
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Quasi-static and fatigue failure of a self healing composite
8:55-9:20 Tony Waas
University of Michigan
Microstructural instabilities in textile composites
9:45-10:10 L. Catherine Brinson
Northwestern University
Why nanoreinforced polymers? Mechanics issues
10:10-10:35 Break
SESSION II: Dyanmic and Failure Mechanics
(Session Chair: N. Lapusta)
10:35-11:00 K. Ravi-Chandar
University of Texas, Austin
Physical aspects of dynamic fracture
R. Narasimhan
Indian Institute of Science
Effects of crack tip constraint on dynamic ductile crack initiation
11:25-11:50 Jean-Francois Molinari
Johns Hopkins University
Defects and stochasticity of material response
SESSION III: Micro and Nano Mechanics
(Session Chair: K. Bhattacharya)
Ken Liechti
University of Texas, Austin
Adhesive contact of a self-assembled polymer with an interfacial force microscope probe
1:25-1:50 Sridhar Krishnaswamy
Northwestern University
Photo-acoustic characterization of the mechanical properties of thin films and coatings
1:50-2:15 Hongbing Lu
Oklahoma State University
Measurements of viscoelastic functions using nanoindentation
2:15-2:40 Pradeep Guduru
Brown University
Mechanics of multi-walled carbon nanotubes under compression
2:40-3:05 Break
SESSION IV: Materials and Processes
(Session Chair: Y. M. Leroy)
3:05-3:30 Weinong Chen
University of Arizona
Loading/unloading SHPB experiments on ceramics
3:30-3:55 Xiaomin Deng
University of South Carolina
Solid mechanics-based simulation of the friction stir welding process
Adrian Lew
Stanford University
Beyond the p-v equation of state: The role of shear in stress-induced phase transformation of iron
4:30-5:30 Posters & Lab Tours


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