Research Output

2017

Investigation of failure initiation in curved composite laminates using a higher-order beam model

Thurnherr, C., Groh, R. M. J., Ermanni, P. & Weaver, P. M., 15 May 2017, In : Composite Structures. 168, p. 143-152 10 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
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Investigation of the compression performance and failure mechanism of pseudo-ductile thin-ply hybrid composites

Czél, G., Suwarta, P., Jalalvand, M. & Wisnom, M. R., 1 Jan 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

1 Citation (Scopus)

Lattice Metamaterials with Mechanically Tunable Poisson’s Ratio for Vibration Control

Chen, Y., Li, T., Scarpa, F. & Wang, L., Feb 2017, In : Physical Review Applied. 7, 2, 11 p., 024012.

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97 Citations (Scopus)
715 Downloads (Pure)

Left-handed metacomposites containing carbon fibers and ferromagnetic microwires

Luo, Y., Qin, F. X., Scarpa, F., Carbonell, J., Ipatov, M., Zhukova, V., Zhukov, A., Gonzalez, J., Panina, L. V. & Peng, H. X., 1 May 2017, In : AIP Advances. 7, 5, 7 p., 056110.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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Light-Triggered Soft Artificial Muscles: Molecular-Level Amplification of Actuation Control Signals

Dicker, M., Baker, A., Iredale, R. J., Naficy, S., Bond, I., Faul, C. FJ., Rossiter, J., Spinks, G. & Weaver, P. M., 23 Aug 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 9197.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
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Linearized buckling analysis of thin-walled structures using detailed three-dimensional stress fields

Minera Rebulla, S., Patni, M., Carrera, E., Weaver, P. & Pirrera, A., 7 Sep 2017, ICCS20 - 20th International Conference on Composite Structures. Società Editrice Esculapio, 1 p. 407. (Structural and Computational Mechanics Book Series).

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Measurement of high-temperature strains in superalloy and carbon/carbon composites using chemical composition gratings

Xie, W., Meng, S., Jin, H., Du, C., Huo, S., Wang, L., Peng, T., Scarpa, F. & Xu, C., Feb 2017, In : Strain. 53, 1, 9 p., e12218.

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Mechanics and band gaps in hierarchical auxetic rectangular perforated composite metamaterials

Billon, K. J., Zampetakis, I., Scarpa, F., Ouisse, M., Sadoulet-Reboul, E., Collet, M., Perriman, A. & Hetherington, A., 15 Jan 2017, In : Composite Structures. 160, p. 1042-1050 9 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)
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Mechano-physical properties and statistical design of Jute Yarns

Saaidia, A., Bezazi, A., Belbah, A., Bouchelaghem, H., Scarpa, F. & Amirouche, S., Dec 2017, In : Measurement. 111, p. 284-294 11 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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Modelling fatigue damage in fibre metal laminate adhesive joints

Al-Azzawi, A. S. M., Kawashita, L. F. & Featherston, C. A., 1 Jan 2017.

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Modelling the failure mechanisms in z-pin reinforced composite laminates

Melro, A. R., Hallett, S. R. & Partridge, I. K., 2017, CFRAC 2017. p. 253 1 p.

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Natural fibres actuators for smart bio-inspired hygromorph biocomposites

Le Duigou, A., Requile, S., Beaugrand, J., Scarpa, F. & Castro, M., Dec 2017, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 26, 12, 12 p., 125009.

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27 Citations (Scopus)
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Novel fibre metal laminate sandwich composite structure with sisal woven core

Vieira, L. M. G., Santos, J. C. D., Panzera, T. H., Campos Rubio, J. C. & Scarpa, F., May 2017, In : Industrial Crops and Products. 99, p. 189-195 11 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)
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Novel Frame Model for Mistuning Analysis of Bladed Disk Systems

Yuan, J., Scarpa, F., Titurus, B., Allegri, G., Patsias, S. & Rajasekaran, R., Jun 2017, In : Journal of Vibration and Acoustics. 139, 3, 13 p., 031016.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Numerical analysis of the impact resistance in aluminium alloy bi-tubular thin-walled structures designs inspired by beetle elytra

Xiang, J., Du, J., Li, D. & Scarpa, F., Nov 2017, In : Journal of Materials Science. 52, 22, p. 13247–13260 14 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
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On the accuracy of the displacement-based Unified Formulation for modelling laminated composite beam structures

Patni, M., Minera Rebulla, S., Weaver, P. & Pirrera, A., 7 Sep 2017.

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Orientation-dispersed pseudo-ductile hybrid composite laminates – A new lay-up concept to avoid free-edge delamination

Jalalvand, M., Fotouhi, M. & Wisnom, M. R., 1 Dec 2017, In : Composites Science and Technology. 153, p. 232-240 9 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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Piezoelectric effects in boron nitride nanotubes predicted by the atomistic finite element method and molecular mechanics

Tolladay, M., Ivanov, D., Allan, N. L. & Scarpa, F., 31 Jul 2017, In : Nanotechnology. 28, 35, 355705.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
183 Downloads (Pure)

Polybenzimidazole carbon fibre composite – Utilising a high performance thermoplastic

Pozegic, T. R., Suwarta, P., Wisnom, M. R. & Hamerton, I., 1 Jan 2017.

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Positioning and aligning CNTs by external magnetic field to assist localised epoxy cure

Ariu, G., Hamerton, I. & Ivanov, D., Jan 2017, In : Open Physics. 14, 1, p. 508-516 9 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
331 Downloads (Pure)

Post-buckling analysis of variable-angle tow composite plates using Koiter's approach and the finite element method

Madeo, A., Groh, R., Zucco, G., Weaver, P. M., Zagari, G. & Zinno, R., Jan 2017, In : Thin-Walled Structures. 110, p. 1-13 13 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
244 Downloads (Pure)

Predicting notched tensile strength of full-scale composite structures from small coupons using fracture mechanics

Xu, X., Takeda, S., Aoki, Y., Hallett, S. R. & Wisnom, M. R., 15 Nov 2017, In : Composite Structures. 180, p. 386-394 9 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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Predicting piezoelectric effects in atomistic finite element simulations

Tolladay, M., Scarpa, F., Ivanov, D. & Allan, N., 13 Feb 2017, Contributions to the Foundations of Multidisciplinary Research in Mechanics: Papers presented during the 24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, ICTAM2016, Montreal 22-26, 2016. Floryan, J. M. (ed.). Vol. 3. p. 2650-2651 2 p.

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Prediction of delamination migration at a 0°/θ ply interface in composite tape laminates

Pernice, F., De Carvalho, N. & Hallett, S., Jan 2017, 31st Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2016: Proceedings of a meeting held 19-22 September 2016, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. Held with the Annual ASTM Committee D30 Meeting. DEStech Publications, Inc., Vol. 1. p. 352-367 16 p. 1704

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1 Citation (Scopus)
272 Downloads (Pure)

Shape memory polymer-based hybrid honeycomb structures with zero Poisson’s ratio and variable stiffness

Huang, J., Zhang, Q., Scarpa, F., Liu, Y. & Leng, J., 1 Nov 2017, In : Composite Structures. 179, p. 437-443 7 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
234 Downloads (Pure)

Significantly enhanced creep resistance of low volume fraction in-situ TiBw/Ti6Al4V composites by architectured network reinforcements

Wang, S., Huang, L. J., Geng, L., Scarpa, F., Jiao, Y. & Peng, H. X., 17 Jan 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 13 p., 40823 .

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10 Citations (Scopus)
280 Downloads (Pure)

Simplified analytical model for tapered sandwich beams using variable stiffness materials

Ai, Q. & Weaver, P. M., 1 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials. 19, 1, p. 3-25 23 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
369 Downloads (Pure)

Size-dependent mechanical behavior and boundary layer effects in entangled metallic wire material systems

Ma, Y., Zhang, Q., Zhang, D., Gao, D., Scarpa, F. & Hong, J., Apr 2017, In : Journal of Materials Science. 52, 7, p. 3741–3756 16 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
326 Downloads (Pure)

Soft photochemical actuation systems: Tuning performance through solvent selection

Dicker, M., Baker, A., Bond, I., Faul, C. FJ., Rossiter, J. & Weaver, P., 14 Nov 2017, ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems: Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies, Snowbird, Utah, USA, September 18–20, 2017. New York City, U.S.: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 1. 7 p. SMASIS2017-3821

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Strain rate dependence of mode II delamination resistance in through thickness reinforced laminated composites

Yasaee, M., Mohamed, G., Pellegrino, A., Petrinic, N. & Hallett, S. R., 1 Sep 2017, In : International Journal of Impact Engineering. 107, p. 1-11 11 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
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Super stretchable hexagonal boron nitride Kirigami

Han, T., Scarpa, F. & Allan, N., 30 Jun 2017, In : Thin Solid Films. 632, p. 35-43 9 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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Sustainable sandwich composite structures made from aluminium sheets and disposed bottle caps

Oliveira, P. R., Bonaccorsi, A. M. S., Panzera, T. H., Christoforo, A. L. & Scarpa, F., 1 Nov 2017, In : Thin-Walled Structures. 120, p. 38-45 8 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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The effect of through-thickness compressive stress on mode II interlaminar crack propagation: A computational micromechanics approach

Varandas, L. F., Arteiro, A., Bessa, M. A., Melro, A. R. & Catalanotti, G., 15 Dec 2017, In : Composite Structures. 182, p. 326-334 9 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
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The effect of voids on transverse cracking in composite laminates as revealed by combined computational analysis at the micro- and meso-levels

Mehdikhani, M., Petrov, N. A., Melro, A. R., Lomov, S. V. & Gorbatikh, L., 2017, ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials 2017-August.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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Thermal-mechanical optimization of V-pattern folded core sandwich panels for thermal protection systems

Zhou, C., Wang, Z. & Weaver, P., 14 Sep 2017, 2017 8th International Conference on Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, ICMAE 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 354-359 6 p. 8038671

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Understanding and predicting defect formation in automated fibre placement pre-preg laminates

Belnoue, J., Mesogitis, T., Nixon-Pearson, O., Kratz, J., Ivanov, D., Partridge, I., Potter, K. & Hallett, S., Nov 2017, In : Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 102, C, p. 196-206 10 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)
494 Downloads (Pure)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Variable stiffness corrugated composite structure with shape memory polymer for morphing skin applications

Gong, X., Liu, L., Scarpa, F., Leng, J. & Liu, Y., Mar 2017, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 26, 3, 15 p., 035052.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
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Void modelling and virtual testing of prepreg materials from 3D image capture

Kratz, J., Mahapatra, S., Kawashita, L. & Rendall, T., 1 Jan 2017, 32nd Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2017. Yu, W., Pipes, R. B. & Goodsell, J. (eds.). DEStech Publications, Inc., Vol. 2. p. 1103-1117 15 p.

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2016
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26 Citations (Scopus)
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21 Citations (Scopus)
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Acoustic emission based method to characterise the damage modes in UD thin carbon/glass hybrid laminates

Fotouhi, M., Suwarta, P., Jalalvand, M., Czel, G. & Wisnom, M., 28 Jun 2016, ECCM 2016 - Proceeding of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials. European Conference on Composite Materials, 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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Acoustic emission monitoring of thin ply hybrid composites under repeated quasi-static tensile loading

Fotouhi, M., Suwarta, P., Jalalvand, M., Czel, G. & Wisnom, M. R., 9 Jun 2016, Proceedings of the 15th Youth Symposium on Experimental Solid Mechanics. Youth Symposium on Experimental Solid Mechanics, 4 p.

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Adaptive Nonlinear Structures for Flow Regulation: Modelling Fluid-Structure Interactions with Coupled Eulerian-Lagrangian Meshes

Arena, G., Groh, R., Theunissen, R., Weaver, P. & Pirrera, A., Nov 2016, 2016 SIMULIA UK Regional User Meeting. 14 p.

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Aerodynamic and aeroacoustic performance of airfoils with morphing structures

Ai, Q., Azarpeyvand, M., Lachenal, X. & Weaver, P. M., 6 Jun 2016, In : Wind Energy. 19, 7, p. 1325-1339 15 p.

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38 Citations (Scopus)
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Aeroelastic Tailoring using Rib/Spar Orientations: Experimental Investigation

Francois, G., Cooper, J. E. & Weaver, P. M., 2016, 56th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc. (AIAA), 22 p. AIAA 2015-0439

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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A fatigue damage meso-model for fiber-reinforced composites with stress ratio effect

Zhang, W., Zhou, Z., Scarpa, F. & Zhao, S., 5 Oct 2016, In : Materials and Design. 107, p. 212-220 9 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
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A highly sensitive pressure sensor using conductive composite elastomers with wavy structures

Sun, R., Zhang, X-C., Rossiter, J. & Scarpa, F., 13 May 2016, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Cullum, B., Kiehl, D. & McLamore, E. (eds.). Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Vol. 9863. 6 p. 98630Z. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9863).

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