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Title:Scale-dependent homogenization of elastic-viscoelastic random composites
Author(s):Zhang, Jun
Director of Research:Ostoja-Starzewski, Martin
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Ostoja-Starzewski, Martin
Doctoral Committee Member(s):Hilgenfeldt, Sascha; Hilton, Harry H; Hutchens, Shelby B; Smith, Kyle
Department / Program:Mechanical Sci & Engineering
Discipline:Theoretical & Applied Mechans
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):random composites, viscoelasticity
Abstract:Microstructural randomness is one of the most basic characteristics of nearly all solid materials and plays a key role in the prediction of their macroscopic properties. Evidently, any material that displays heterogeneity on a micro scale has properties depending on the scale of approximating continuum. The key issue, which commonly arises when dealing with structure-property relations of such materials, is the validity of separation of scales of the continuum mechanical model d < L_{RVE}
Issue Date:2017-06-27
Type:Thesis
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/98186
Rights Information:Copyright 2017 Jun Zhang
Date Available in IDEALS:2017-09-29
Date Deposited:2017-08


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