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Accepted Manuscript
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech.
Paper No: JAM-22-1156
Published Online: May 18, 2022
...Jinsheng Zhao; Taiping Lu; Taisong Pan; Xiangyu Li; Mingxing Shi The bioinspired structure of the mushroom-shaped micropillar has been considered a blueprint of functionalized adhesives due to its prominent dry adhesive performance. Among the design strategies, the geometrical parameters...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Appl. Mech. July 2022, 89(7): 074501.
Paper No: JAM-22-1080
Published Online: May 17, 2022
... the hoop direction needs to be measured and taken into account to calculate the correct stresses. In the following, we first describe the mechanics of the inflated cone and the experimental design. Experiments conducted on low density polyethylene thin film used for superpressure balloon structures...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. July 2022, 89(7): 071002.
Paper No: JAM-22-1108
Published Online: May 12, 2022
... elasticity impact structures National Natural Science Foundation of China 10.13039/501100001809 52005331 Bio-implantable pressure sensors are attractive for many life-threatening clinical scenarios that require real-time monitoring of the internal pressure in the human body...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. July 2022, 89(7): 071003.
Paper No: JAM-22-1083
Published Online: May 12, 2022
... for publication in the J ournal of A pplied M echanics . 06 03 2022 23 04 2022 23 04 2022 12 05 2022 curved beam Timoshenko beam theory isogeometric analysis nonuniform rational B-spline (NURBS) finite element analysis computational mechanics elasticity structures...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. June 2022, 89(6): 061006.
Paper No: JAM-22-1040
Published Online: April 8, 2022
...Bastian Telgen; Ole Sigmund; Dennis M. Kochmann We introduce a computational framework for the topology optimization of cellular structures with spatially varying architecture, which is applied to functionally graded truss lattices under quasistatic loading. We make use of a first-order...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. May 2022, 89(5): 051010.
Paper No: JAM-21-1511
Published Online: March 4, 2022
...Jian Hua; Hongshuai Lei; Cun-Fa Gao; Daining Fang Multistable metastructure can be used as a reusable energy-absorbing structure which is usually accompanied by relatively low energy absorption capacity. In this work, a novel structure with variable cross-sectional width was designed to improve...
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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. May 2022, 89(5): 051001.
Paper No: JAM-21-1419
Published Online: February 9, 2022
.... C. , White , J. H. , and Cozzarelli , N. R. , 1990 , “ Structure of Plectonemically Supercoiled DNA ,” J. Mol. Biol. , 213 ( 4 ), pp. 931 – 951 . 10.1016/S0022-2836(05)80272-4 [12] Coyne , J. , 1990 , “ Analysis of the Formation and Elimination of Loops in Twisted Cable...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2022, 89(3): 031011.
Paper No: JAM-21-1508
Published Online: January 21, 2022
... interlayer tractions due to the lattice structure nature and the bending stiffness of sheets is theoretically extracted via an energetic consideration. Our quantitative prediction shows good agreement with recent experimental results, where the bending stiffness of different types of sheets...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2022, 89(3): 031004.
Paper No: JAM-21-1380
Published Online: December 7, 2021
...Rajan Prasad; Ajinkya Baxy; Arnab Banerjee This work proposes a unique configuration of a two-dimensional metamaterial lattice grid comprising curved and tapered beams. The propagation of elastic waves in the structure is analyzed using the dynamic stiffness matrix (DSM) approach and the Floquet...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. March 2022, 89(3): 031001.
Paper No: JAM-21-1345
Published Online: November 16, 2021
...Weijun Shen; Yang Cao; Xuepeng Jiang; Zhan Zhang; Gül E. Okudan Kremer; Hantang Qin Origami structures, which were inspired by traditional paper folding arts, have been applied for engineering problems for the last two decades. Origami-based thin-wall tubes have been extensively investigated under...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. February 2022, 89(2): 021005.
Paper No: JAM-21-1339
Published Online: November 11, 2021
... elements experiments elasticity structures Israel Science Foundation 10.13039/501100003977 581/17 The postbuckling behavior of an elastic fiber subjected to lateral constraints has practical importance in a variety of scenarios where access to enclosed space with an elastic fiber...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. February 2022, 89(2): 021006.
Paper No: JAM-21-1352
Published Online: November 11, 2021
... and hemispherical noses, both petalling failure and petalling-flipped-cover failure are observed. Finite element simulations considering the effect of foam meso-structure on the ballistic limit of sandwich plates are performed and validated against the experimental results. It is shown that the local bending...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. January 2022, 89(1): 011008.
Paper No: JAM-21-1306
Published Online: October 5, 2021
...Yisong Qiu; Shuaiqi Zhang; Weisheng Zhang; Hongfei Ye; Hongwu Zhang; Yonggang Zheng A coupling of moving morphable void and component approach for the topology optimization of hydrogel structures involving recoverable large deformation is proposed in this paper. In this approach, the geometric...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. January 2022, 89(1): 011005.
Paper No: JAM-21-1266
Published Online: September 21, 2021
... of slender rods can be actuated into a three-dimensional hemispherical shape by loading its extremities through a prescribed path, known as buckling-induced assembly; next, this pre-buckled structure can suddenly change its bending direction at some threshold points when compressing its apex to the other...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. January 2022, 89(1): 011001.
Paper No: JAM-21-1276
Published Online: September 7, 2021
..., or Void nucleation by decohesion, in which case take f 0 = f p and w 0 = w p , the particle aspect ratio. Estimates of f p and w p are available in the literature for most structural alloys. Use heuristic parameter p 1 to calibrate the biaxial tension “plateau”; see Fig. 6...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. December 2021, 88(12): 121004.
Paper No: JAM-21-1233
Published Online: August 19, 2021
... mechanical properties of materials structures Air Force Office of Scientific Research 10.13039/100000181 FA9550-20-1-0256 Air Force Research Laboratory 10.13039/100006602 AFRL SFFP Hook and loop materials have become a mainstay of everyday life, being used in places where...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. November 2021, 88(11): 111001.
Paper No: JAM-21-1179
Published Online: July 1, 2021
...Yair Luxenburg; Sefi Givli Belleville springs are widely used in a variety of mechanical systems. Recent advances in the field of multi-stable structures suggest that these conical axisymmetric washers may be extremely useful as bistable building blocks for multi-stable architected metamaterials...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. October 2021, 88(10): 101007.
Paper No: JAM-21-1206
Published Online: June 15, 2021
... M echanics . 05 05 2021 16 05 2021 16 05 2021 15 06 2021 wrinkle dielectric elastomer finite element method numerical simulation experiment computational mechanics constitutive modeling of materials elasticity structures Dielectric elastomers (DEs) [ 1...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. October 2021, 88(10): 101003.
Paper No: JAM-21-1162
Published Online: June 7, 2021
...Michael A. Guthrie The use of bounding scenarios is a common practice that greatly simplifies the design and qualification of structures. However, this approach implicitly assumes that the quantities of interest increase monotonically with the input to the structure, which is not necessarily true...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. September 2021, 88(9): 091002.
Paper No: JAM-20-1650
Published Online: May 14, 2021
...Ke Liu; Tomohiro Tachi; Glaucio H. Paulino Structural instability, once a catastrophic phenomenon to be avoided in engineering applications, is being harnessed to improve functionality of structures and materials, and has been a catalyst of substantial research in the field. One important...