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Material Science

Dynamic fracture of graphite/epoxy composites stiffened by buffer strips; An experimental study, Composite Structures, Vol. 94, pp 3538-3545, (2012)
D. Lee, H. Tippur, P. Bogert

Static and dynamic flexural strength of 99.5% alumina: Relation to surface roughnessMechanics of Materials 54, 91-99, (2012)
A. Belenky and D. Rittel

Static and dynamic flexural strength of 99.5% alumina: Relation to porosity, Mechanics of Materials Vol. 48, pp. 43-55, (2012)
A. Belenky and D. Rittel

An experimental investigation of dynamic crack growth past a stiff inclusion, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 78, pp 1289-1305, (2011)
K.C. Jajam, H. V. Tippur

On the dynamics of localization and fragmentation IV. Expansion of Al 6061-O tubes, International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 163, pp. 41-65, (2010)
H. Zhang and K. Ravi-Chandar,

Experimental validation of large-scale simulations of dynamic fracture along weak planes, International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 36, pp. 888-898, (2009)
Chalivendra, V., Hong, S., Arias, I., Knap, J., Rosakis, A. and Ortiz, M.

Dynamic fracture behavior of model sandwich structures with functionally graded core: A feasibility study, Composite Science and Technology, Vol. 65, pp 1052-1068, (2005)
M.S. Kirugulige, R. Kitey and H. Tippur

Interfacial crack initiation under quasi-static and dynamic loading conditions: An experimental study, Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, pp 49-61, (1996)
H. V. Tippur, L. Xu

On the application of the optical method of caustics to the investigation of transient electrodynamic crack problems: Limits of the classical interpretation, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 0143-8166/90, (1990)
A. Rosakis, S. Krishnaswamy & H. Tippur

Scientific Imaging Methods

Measurement of crack-tip and punch-tip transient deformations and stress intensity factors using Digital Gradient Sensing technique, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, (2013)
C. Periasamy, H. Tippur

Experimental study of dynamic crack growth in unidirectional graphite/epoxy composites using digital image correlation method and high speed photography, Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 43, No 19, (2009)
D. Lee, H. Tippur, M. Kirugulige, P. Bogert

Measurement of fracture parameters for a mixed-mode crack driven by stress waves using image correlation technique and high speed digital photography, Strain, Vol. 45 no 2. Pp 108-122, (2009)
M.S. Kirugulige, H. Tippur

Measurement of transient deformations using digital image correlation method and high-speed photography: application to dynamic fracture, Applied Optics, Vol. 46, No. 22, pp. 5083-5096, (2007)
M. Kirugulige, H. Tippur, T. Denney

Particle image velocimetry and photoelasticity applied to the study of dynamic sliding along frictionally held bimaterial interfaces: Techniques and feasibility, Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 46, pp. 205-216, (2006)
Lykotrafitis, G., Rosakis, A.J., Ravichandran, G.

Million frames per second infrared imaging system, Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 71, pp. 3762-3768, (2000)
Zehnder, A.T., Guduru, P.R., Rosakis, A.J. and Ravichandran, G.


Application of powdered tantalum material for explosively formed penetrator (EFP) warhead, 22nd International Symposium on Ballistics, (2005)
Kee, S.

Optical measurement of peak air shock pressures following explosions, Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics (2013)
McNesby, K., Biss, M., Benjamin, R., Thompson, R.

Experimental Mechanics

A simple methodology to measure the dynamic flexural strength of brittle materials, Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 31, pp. 1325-1334, (2011)
A. Belenky and D. Rittel

Interaction of dynamic mode I-cracks with inclined interfaces, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 75, pp. 2385-2397, (2008)
Chalivendra, V.B. and Rosakis, A.J.

Particle velocimetry and photoelasticity applied to the study of dynamic sliding along frictionally held bi-material interfaces: Techniques and feasibility, Experimental Mechanics, Vol 46. Pp 205-216, (2006)
G. Lykotrafitis, A. Rosakis, G. Ravichanran

Dynamically propagating shear bands in impact-loaded prenotched plates – I. Experimental investigations of temperature signatures and propagation speed, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 44, pp 981-1006, (1996)
Zhou, M., Rosakis, A.J. and Ravicandran, G.

Cracks faster than shear wave speed, Science, Vol. 284, pp. 1337-1340, (1999)
Rosakis, A.J., Samudrala, O. and Coker, D.

Fluid Mechanics

Experimental investigation of converging shocks in water with various confinement materials, Shock Waves, Vol. 20, pp. 395-408, (2010)
Eliasson, V., Mello, M., Rosakis, A.J., Dimotakis, P.E.

Medical Research

Theoretical and experimental characterisation of magnetic microbubbles, Ultrasound Med Biol. Vol. 38, pp. 864-75, (2012)
Mulvaha, H., Eckersley, R.J., Tang, M.X., Pankhurst, Q., Stride, E.

Temperature-dependent diffences in the nonlinear acoustic behavior of ultrasound contrast agents revealed by high-speed imaging and bulk acoustics, Ultrasound Med Biol., Vol. 37, pp. 1509-17, (2011)
Mulvaha, H., Stride, E., Tang, M.X., Hajnal, J.V., Eckersley, R.J.

High-speed optical observations and simulation results of SonoVue microbubbles at low-pressure insonation, IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control, Vol. 55, pp. 1333-42, (2008)
Chetty, K., Stride, E., Sennoga, C.A., Hajnal, J.V., Eckersley, R.J.,


Dynamic rupture experiments elucidate tensile crack development during propagating earthquake ruptures, Geology, Vol. 37, pp. 795-798 (2009)
Griffith, W.A., Rosakis, A.J., Pollard, D.D., Ko, C.W.