Foams/Cellular Materials

Thiyagasundaram, P., B.V. Sankar, N.K. Arakere
Elastic Properties of Open-Cell Foams with Tetrakaidecahedral Cells Using Finite Element Analysis, 
AIAA Journal 48 (2010) 818-828 [PDF]

Wang, J., B.V. Sankar
Fracture Toughness of Cellular Solids using Finite Element Based Micromechanics
Proceedings of the American Society for Composites, Twenty-Third Technical Conference, Memphis, TN,
September 9–11, 2008. American Society for Composites, CD-ROM—7 pp. [PDF]

Oscar A. Martinez, Bhavani V. Sankar, Raphael T. Haftka, Satish K. Bapanapalli, Max L. Blosser
Micromechanical Analysis of Composite Corrugated-Core Sandwich Panels for Integral Thermal Protection Systems
AIAA Journal 45(9) 2323-2336, 2007 [PDF]

Lee, S., J. Wang, B.V. Sankar
A Micromechanical model for predicting the Fracture Toughness of Functionally Graded Foams
International Journal of Solid & Structures 44 (2007) 4053–4067[PDF]

Choi, S. and B.V. Sankar
A Micromechanical method to predict the fracture toughness of cellular materials
International Journal of Solids & Structures, 42/5-6 (2005), pp. 1797-1817. [PDF]

Choi, S., B.V. Sankar
Fracture toughness of carbon foam
Journal of Composite Materials, 37(23):2101-2116, 2003 [PDF]

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