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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200110)We present a theory for uniaxial nematic elastomers with variable asphericity. As an application of the theory, we consider the timeindependent, isochoric extension of a right circular cylinder. Numerical solutions to the ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200311)We consider the question of whether a nematic elastomer crosslinked in an isotropic state and then subjected to an isochoric, homogenous deformation can exhibit a disclination. The theory that we use allows for the polymer ...
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(1982)The interfacial crack in composite laminates has been of great interest as composite materials are widely used today. In this paper, the order of dynamic stress singularity of interfacial cracks is derived, and a hybrid ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200603)We study theoretically the forced separation of two adhesive surfaces linked via a large number of parallel nonconvalent bonds. We use a Brownian dynamic simulation to describe the kinetics and compute the force–distance ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200407)We consider the problem of nonlinear steady convective flow in a horizontal dendrite layer during alloy solidification. We analyze the effect of permeability of the layer on the stationary modes of convection in the form ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200305)Effect of rotation on surface tension gradient driven flow, which is also known as Marangoni convective flow, during protein crystallization is modelled and studied computationally under microgravity conditions, where the ...
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(Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (UIUC), 200210)A direct numerical simulation (DNS) is used to study the effect of a freestream isotropic turbulent flow on the drag and lift forces on a spherical particle. The particle diameter is about 1.5 to 10 times the Kolmogorov ...
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(American Institute of Physics, 200311)A direct numerical simulation ~DNS! is used to study the effect of a freestream isotropic turbulent flow on the drag and lift forces on a spherical particle. The particle diameter is about 1.5–10 times the Kolmogorov ...
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(1984)This work is initially concerned with a determination of the contact loads and stresses between the wires in a wire rope under axial loading. The rope is regarded as a collection of smooth helical rods. The determination ...
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(1988)L*instability stemming from the interaction between the thermal relaxation in the solid propellant and the bulkmode gas motion inside the combustion chamber is examined theoretically and numerically. The explosion reaction, ...
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