Micromechanics of Composites

Banerjee, S. BV Sankar. "Mechanical properties of hybrid composites using finite element methods based micromechanics", 27th Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites, Arlington, Texas, October 1-3, 2012, Paper Number 153, 19 pages. [PDF]

Goldsmith, MB, BV Sankar, RT Haftka, RK Goldberg. "Overview of probabistic modeling of woven ceramic matrix composites", 27th Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites, Arlington, Texas, October 1-3, 2012, Paper Number 152, 8 pages. [PDF]

Burla, Ravi K., A.V. Kumar, B.V. Sankar
Implicit Boundary Method for Determination of Effective Properties of Composite Microstructures
International Journal of Solids & Structures [PDF]

Rao, M.P., B.V. Sankar, G. Subhash
Effect of Z-Yarns on the Stiffness and Strength of Three-Dimensional Woven Composites
Composites Part B: Engineering [PDF]

Leong, M., B.V. Sankar
Effect of Thermal Stresses on the Failure Criteria of Fiber Composites
Mechanics of Advanced Materials & Structures (in press) [PDF]

Dang, Thi D., B.V. Sankar
Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin Micromechanical Analysis of Periodic Composites Including Shear Loadings
CMES: Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 169-187, 2008 [PDF]

Stamblewski, C., B.V. Sankar, D. Zenkert
Analysis of Three-Dimensional Quadratic Failure Criteria for Thick Composites using the Direct Micromechanics Method 
Journal of Composite Materials 42(7) 2008 635-654 [PDF]

R.L. Karkkainen, B.V. Sankar, J.T. Tzeng
A Direct Micromechanical Approach toward the Development of Quadratic Stress Gradient Failure Criteria for Textile Composites
Journal of Composite Materials 41(16) 2007 1917-1937 [PDF]

Karkkainen, R.L., B.V. Sankar, J.T. Tzeng
Strength Prediction of Multi-Layer Plain Weave Textile Composites Using the Direct Micromechanics Method"
Composites Part B: Engineering 38 (7&8) 2007 924-932 [PDF]

Dang, Thi D., B.V. Sankar
MLPG Formulation for Generalized Plane Strain Problems with Material Discontinuity and Application to Composite Micromechanics
AIAA Journal 45(4) 2007 912-921[PDF]

Choi, S., B.V. Sankar
Micromechanical Analysis of Composite Laminates at Cryogenic Temperatures
J. Composite Materials 40(12) 2006 1077-1091 [PDF]

Karkkainen, R.L., B.V. Sankar
A Direct Micromechanics Method for Failure Analysis of Plain Weave Textile Composite
Composites Science & Technology 66 (2006) 137-150 [PDF]

H. Zhu, B.V. Sankar and R.V. Marrey (1998) "Evaluation of failure criteria for fiber composites using finite element micromechanics", J. Composite Materials, 32(8):766-782.[PDF]

B.V. Sankar and R.V. Marrey
Analytical method for micromechanics of textile composites
Composites Science and Technology 57(6) (1997) 703-713 [PDF]

R.V. Marrey and B.V. Sankar
A micromechanical model for textile composite plates
J. of Composite Materials, 31(12) 1997 1187-1213 [PDF]

B.V. Sankar and R.V. Marrey (1993) "A Unit Cell Model of Textile Composite Beams for Predicting Stiffness Properties", Composites Science and Technology, 49(1):61-69.[PDF]

R.V. Marrey and B.V. Sankar (1995) "Micromechanical Models for Textile Structural Composites", NASA Contractor Report 198229.

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