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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. September 2022, 89(9): 091005.
Paper No: JAM-22-1160
Published Online: July 26, 2022
...Christos Skamniotis; Alan C. F. Cocks Twin-wall structures can be cooled both externally and internally, raising great potential for use in high-temperature applications. However, their increased geometric complexity imposes a range of potential failure mechanisms for consideration in design...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. September 2022, 89(9): 091002.
Paper No: JAM-22-1164
Published Online: July 19, 2022
...Yang Lu; Gan-Yun Huang; Yan-Feng Wang; Yue-Sheng Wang Many biological materials have outstanding properties unparalleled by artificial materials because of their periodic and/or hierarchical structures. In this paper, the longitudinal elastic wave propagation in nacre-like materials with brick...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. August 2022, 89(8): 081007.
Paper No: JAM-22-1158
Published Online: July 1, 2022
...Stefan Tabacu; Doru Nicolae Stanescu The present work is focused on the investigation of tetra-anti-chiral structures by means of numerical and analytical methods. Specimens were evaluated under compressive load using analytical and numerical methods. The paper summarizes a theoretical solution...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. August 2022, 89(8): 081001.
Paper No: JAM-22-1120
Published Online: June 16, 2022
... methodology to account for the effect of long-range (nonlocal) interactions in curved structures. More specifically, the use of frame-invariant fractional-order kinematic relations enables a physically, mathematically, and thermodynamically consistent formulation to model the nonlocal elastic interactions...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. July 2022, 89(7): 071009.
Paper No: JAM-22-1156
Published Online: June 3, 2022
...Jinsheng Zhao; Taiping Lu; Taisong Pan; Xiangyu Li; Mingxing Shi The bioinspired structure of the mushroom-shaped micropillar has been considered a blueprint of functionalized adhesives due to its prominent dry adhesive performance. Among the design strategies, the geometrical parameters...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Appl. Mech. July 2022, 89(7): 074501.
Paper No: JAM-22-1080
Published Online: May 17, 2022
... structures Goddard Space Flight Center 10.13039/100006198 80NSSC21K0913 Tensioned polymer membranes can be used as structural supports or reflecting surfaces for large and lightweight aerospace structures such as superpressure balloons [ 1 ], inflatable spacecraft booms [ 2 ], solar...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. July 2022, 89(7): 071003.
Paper No: JAM-22-1083
Published Online: May 12, 2022
... for publication in the J ournal of A pplied M echanics . 06 03 2022 23 04 2022 23 04 2022 12 05 2022 curved beam Timoshenko beam theory isogeometric analysis nonuniform rational B-spline (NURBS) finite element analysis computational mechanics elasticity structures...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. July 2022, 89(7): 071002.
Paper No: JAM-22-1108
Published Online: May 12, 2022
... air cavity. Figure 2a shows the schematic of capacitor A. The top electrode was a three-layer structure with a zinc (Zn) foil in the middle of two poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) plates, which was named the PLGA–Zn–PLGA composite plate, with the thickness of 5–2–5 µ m. The bottom electrode...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. June 2022, 89(6): 061006.
Paper No: JAM-22-1040
Published Online: April 8, 2022
...Bastian Telgen; Ole Sigmund; Dennis M. Kochmann We introduce a computational framework for the topology optimization of cellular structures with spatially varying architecture, which is applied to functionally graded truss lattices under quasistatic loading. We make use of a first-order...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. May 2022, 89(5): 051010.
Paper No: JAM-21-1511
Published Online: March 4, 2022
...Jian Hua; Hongshuai Lei; Cun-Fa Gao; Daining Fang Multistable metastructure can be used as a reusable energy-absorbing structure which is usually accompanied by relatively low energy absorption capacity. In this work, a novel structure with variable cross-sectional width was designed to improve...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. May 2022, 89(5): 051001.
Paper No: JAM-21-1419
Published Online: February 9, 2022
... stress analysis structures National Natural Science Foundation of China 10.13039/501100001809 11972168 Filaments are fundamental structures that play an essential role in the mechanical behavior of various synthetic and biological materials, and large-scale structures in civil...
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J. Appl. Mech. March 2022, 89(3): 031011.
Paper No: JAM-21-1508
Published Online: January 21, 2022
... interlayer tractions due to the lattice structure nature and the bending stiffness of sheets is theoretically extracted via an energetic consideration. Our quantitative prediction shows good agreement with recent experimental results, where the bending stiffness of different types of sheets...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2022, 89(3): 031004.
Paper No: JAM-21-1380
Published Online: December 7, 2021
...Rajan Prasad; Ajinkya Baxy; Arnab Banerjee This work proposes a unique configuration of a two-dimensional metamaterial lattice grid comprising curved and tapered beams. The propagation of elastic waves in the structure is analyzed using the dynamic stiffness matrix (DSM) approach and the Floquet...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2022, 89(3): 031001.
Paper No: JAM-21-1345
Published Online: November 16, 2021
...Weijun Shen; Yang Cao; Xuepeng Jiang; Zhan Zhang; Gül E. Okudan Kremer; Hantang Qin Origami structures, which were inspired by traditional paper folding arts, have been applied for engineering problems for the last two decades. Origami-based thin-wall tubes have been extensively investigated under...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. February 2022, 89(2): 021005.
Paper No: JAM-21-1339
Published Online: November 11, 2021
... by the Applied Mechanics Division of ASME for publication in the J ournal of A pplied M echanics . 05 08 2021 17 10 2021 17 10 2021 11 11 2021 lateral constraint cylinder contact postbuckling finite elements experiments elasticity structures Israel Science...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. February 2022, 89(2): 021006.
Paper No: JAM-21-1352
Published Online: November 11, 2021
... and hemispherical noses, both petalling failure and petalling-flipped-cover failure are observed. Finite element simulations considering the effect of foam meso-structure on the ballistic limit of sandwich plates are performed and validated against the experimental results. It is shown that the local bending...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. January 2022, 89(1): 011008.
Paper No: JAM-21-1306
Published Online: October 5, 2021
...Yisong Qiu; Shuaiqi Zhang; Weisheng Zhang; Hongfei Ye; Hongwu Zhang; Yonggang Zheng A coupling of moving morphable void and component approach for the topology optimization of hydrogel structures involving recoverable large deformation is proposed in this paper. In this approach, the geometric...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. January 2022, 89(1): 011005.
Paper No: JAM-21-1266
Published Online: September 21, 2021
... of slender rods can be actuated into a three-dimensional hemispherical shape by loading its extremities through a prescribed path, known as buckling-induced assembly; next, this pre-buckled structure can suddenly change its bending direction at some threshold points when compressing its apex to the other...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. January 2022, 89(1): 011001.
Paper No: JAM-21-1276
Published Online: September 7, 2021
... constitutive modeling of materials failure criteria flow and fracture micromechanics plasticity structures Directorate for Engineering 10.13039/100000084 CMMI-1932975 Much has been written about low-triaxiality ductile fracture [ 1 – 4 ]; see Ref. [ 5 ] for synthesis and review...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. December 2021, 88(12): 121004.
Paper No: JAM-21-1233
Published Online: August 19, 2021
... systems have been in use for many decades, the loading behavior of the bending hooks subject to contact constraints is not well described. Despite the pervasiveness of hook structures, previous analytical models rely on the approximation of small displacements, which may introduce inaccuracies when...