Pablo Zavattieri

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering with Courtesy Appointment in Mechanical Engineering

Address
Purdue University
School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 496-9644
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G217
Education
Ph.D., Purdue University, 2000
BS/MS, Instituto Balseiro, 1995
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Computational solid mechanics applied to the multi-scale analysis and design of advanced and novel materials (metals, composite materials, hierarchical, multifunctional, micro-, nano- and biomimetic composite materials), interfaces and complex structures

Recent Publications

Journal Publications:

  • P.D. Zavattieri, E. A. Dari and G. C. Buscaglia, "Optimization strategies in unstructured mesh generation", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 39, pp. 2055-2071, 1996.
  • P.D. Zavattieri, G. C. Buscaglia and E. A. Dari, "Finite element mesh optimization in three dimensions", Latin American Applied Research, 26 pp. 233-236, 1996.
  • H.D. Espinosa, P. D. Zavattieri and G. L. Emore, "Adaptive FEM Computation of geometric and material nonlinearities with application to brittle failure", special issue of Mechanics of Materials edited by H.D. Espinosa and R.J. Clifton, 29, pp. 275-305, 1998.
  • H.D. Espinosa, S. Dwivedi, P. D. Zavattieri and G. Yuan, "Numerical investigations of penetration in multilayered material/structure systems", International Journal of Solids and Structures, 35(22), pp. 2975-3001, 1998.
  • H.D. Espinosa, P. D. Zavattieri and S. Dwivedi, "A finite deformation continuum/discrete model for the description of fragmentation and damage in brittle materials", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 46(10), pp. 1909-1942, 1998.
  • H.D. Espinosa, H-C. Lu, P.D. Zavattieri, and S. Dwivedi, "A 3-D finite deformation anisotropic visco-plasticity model for fiber composites", Journal of Composite Materials, 35(5), pp. 369-409, 2001.
  • P.D. Zavattieri, P.V. Raghuram and H.D. Espinosa, "A computational model of ceramic microstructures subjected to multi-axial dynamic loading", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 49(1), pp. 27-68, 2001.
  • P.D. Zavattieri and H.D. Espinosa, "Grain level analysis of crack initiation and propagation in brittle materials", Acta Materialia, 49, pp. 4291-4311, 2001.
  • P.D. Zavattieri and H.D. Espinosa, "An examination of the competition between bulk behavior and interfacial behavior of ceramics subjected to dynamic pressure-shear loading", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 51(4), pp. 607-635, 2002.
  • H.D. Espinosa and P.D. Zavattieri, "A grain level model for the study of failure initiation and evolution in polycrystalline brittle materials. Part I: Theory and numerical implementation", Mechanics of Materials, 35(3-6), pp. 333-364, 2003.
  • H.D. Espinosa and P.D. Zavattieri, "A grain level model for the study of failure initiation and evolution in polycrystalline brittle materials. Part II: Numerical examples", Mechanics of Materials, 35(3-6), pp. 365-394, 2003.
  • S. Li, M.D. Thouless, A.M. Waas, J. Schroeder, P.D. Zavattieri, "Use of Mode-I cohesive-zone models to describe the fracture of an adhesively-bonded polymer-matrix composite", Composites Science and Technology, 65(2), pp. 281-293, 2005.
  • S. Li, M.D. Thouless, A.M. Waas, J. Schroeder, P.D. Zavattieri, "Use of a cohesive-zone model to analyze the fracture of a fiber-reinforced polymer???matrix composite", Composites Science and Technology, 65(3-4), pp. 537-549, 2005.
  • S. Li, M.D. Thouless, A.M. Waas, J. Schroeder, P.D. Zavattieri, "Mixed-mode cohesive-zone models for fracture of an adhesively-bonded polymer-matrix composite", Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 73(1), pp. 64-78, 2006.
  • S. Li, M.D. Thouless, A.M. Waas, J. Schroeder, P.D. Zavattieri, "Competing failure mechanisms in mixed-mode fracture of an adhesively-bonded polymer-matrix composite", International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 26(8), pp. 609-616, 2006.
  • P. Zavattieri, "Modeling of crack propagation in thin-walled structures with a cohesive model for shell elements", Journal of Applied mechanics, 73(6), pp. 948-958, 2006.
  • F. Barthelat, H. Tang, P.D. Zavattieri, C-M. Li and H.D. Espinosa, "On the mechanics of mother-of-pearl: A key feature in the material hierarchical structure", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 55(2), pp. 306-337, 2007.
  • M.A. Sutton, J.Yan, X. Deng. C.-S Cheng, P. Zavattieri, "Three-dimensional digital image correlation to quantify deformation and crack-opening displacement in ductile aluminum under mixed-mode I/III loading", Journal of Optical Engineering, 46(5), 051003, 2007.
  • P.D. Zavattieri, L.H. Hector Jr., A.F. Bower, "Determination of the mode-I effective fracture toughness of a sinusoidal interface between two elastic solids", International Journal of Fracture, 145(3), pp. 167-180, 2007.
  • P. Zavattieri, L. Hector, Jr. and A.F. Bower "Determination of the Effective Mode I Toughness of a Sinusoidal Interface between two Elastic Solids," International Journal of Fracture, 146, (1) 123-124, 2007.
  • P.D. Zavattieri, L.H. Hector Jr., A.F. Bower, "Cohesive zone simulations of crack growth along a rough interface between two elastic plastic solids", Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 75(15), pp. 4309-4332, 2008.
  • H. Tao, W. Tong, L. Hector, P. Zavattieri, "Uniaxial tensile and simple shear behavior of resistance spot welds in dual-phase steel", Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 17 (4) pp. 517-534. 2007.
  • C. Sun, M.D. Thouless, A.M. Waas, J.A. Schroeder, P.D. Zavattieri "Ductile-brittle transition in the fracture of plastically-deforming adhesively-bonded structures. Part I: Experimental studies", International Journal of Solids and Structures, 45 (10), pp. 3059-3073, 2008.
  • C. Sun, M.D. Thouless, A.M. Waas, J.A. Schroeder, P.D. Zavattieri "Ductile-brittle transition in the fracture of plastically-deforming adhesively-bonded structures. Part II: Numerical studies" International Journal of Solids and Structures, 45 (17), pp. 4725-4738, 2008.
  • C. Sun, M.D. Thouless, A.M. Waas, J.A. Schroeder, P.D. Zavattieri, "Rate Effects for Mixed-Mode Fracture of Plastically Deforming, Adhesively-Bonded Structures," International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 29, (4), pp. 434-443, 2009.
  • P. Zavattieri, L.H. Hector Jr. V. Savic, J. Fekete, W. Tong "Spatio-temporal characteristics of the Portevin-Le Ch??telier effect in austenitic steel with twinning induced plasticity", International Journal of Plasticity, 10.1016/j.ijplas.2009.02.008, 2009.
  • C. Sun, M.D. Thouless, A.M. Waas, J.A. Schroeder, P.D. Zavattieri, "Rate Effects for Mode-II Fracture of Plastically Deforming, Adhesively-Bonded Structures", International Journal of Fracture, 156, pp. 111-128, 2008.
  • L.G. Hector, P.D. Zavattieri, H. Tao and W. Tong, " Mode I fracture in the vicinity of a spot weld in 600 grade dual-phase steel: An application of reverse digital image correlation", Experimental Mechanics, 2009.
  • J.-H Yan, M. A. Sutton , X. Deng, Z. Wei and Pablo Zavattieri, "Mixed-mode Crack Growth in Ductile Thin-sheet Materials under Combined In-plane and Out-of-plane Loading", International Journal of Fracture, 2009.
  • J.E. Rim, P.D. Zavattieri, H.D. Espinosa, "Numerical Dimensional Analysis and Parametric Studies for Designing Artificial Nacre ", submitted.

Refereed Conference Papers:

  • G.C. Buscaglia, E. A. Dari and P. D. Zavattieri, "Mesh Optimization in three dimensions", IV Congreso de Mecanica Computacional, Vol. 14, 505-511, Mar del Plata, Argentina, Nov. 1994. (Talk given by P.D. Zavattieri).
  • G.C. Buscaglia, E. A. Dari and P. D. Zavattieri, "Mesh optimization: Some results in 3D elasticity", Elasticite, Viscoelasticite; et Controle Optimal, ESAIM: Proc. 2, pp. 1-16. Lyon, France, 1997.
  • H.D. Espinosa, P. D. Zavattieri, and G. L. Emore, "Computational modeling of geometric and material nonlinearities with application to impact damage in brittle failure", in Advances in Failure Mechanisms in Brittle Materials, edited by R.J. Clifton, and H.D. Espinosa, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, pp. 119-161, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 17-22, 1996.
  • H.D. Espinosa, H-C. Lu, S. Dwivedi and P. D. Zavattieri, "A finite deformation anisotropic plasticity model for fiber reinforced composites", in Proc. of 12th Annual Technical Conf. of the American Society for Composites, edited by Ronald F. Gibson and Golam M. Newaz, pp. 429-441, Dearborn, MI, 1997.
  • H.D. Espinosa, G. Yuan, S. Dwivedi and P. D. Zavattieri, "Numerical study of penetration in ceramic targets with a multiple-plane model", Proc. of 97 APS topic Conf. of Shock Compression of Condensed Matter-1997, edited by S.C. Schmidt, D.P. Dandekar and J.W. Forbes, pp. 901-904, Amherst, MA, July 27 - Aug. 1, 1997.
  • N.S. Brar, H. D. Espinosa, G. Yuan and P. D. Zavattieri, "Experimental study of interface defeat in confined ceramic targets", Shock Compression of Condensed Matter-1997, edited by S.C. Schmidt, D.P. Dandekar and J.W. Forbes, pp. 497-500, Amherst, MA, July 27- Aug. 1, 1997.
  • H.D. Espinosa and P. D. Zavattieri, "Modeling of ceramic microstructures: dynamic damage initiation and evolution", Invited paper presented at the APS Meeting on Shock Wave and Condensed Matter, Snowbird, UT, June 27 to July 2, 1999, Proceedings, pp. 333-338. (Invited Key Talk given by P.D. Zavattieri).
  • P.D. Zavattieri and H. D. Espinosa, "Ballistic penetration of multi-layered ceramic/steel targets", poster presented at the APS Meeting on Shock Wave and Condensed Matter, Snowbird, UT, June 27 to July 2, 1999. Proceedings, pp. 1117-1120, (Poster presented by P.D. Zavattieri).
  • P.D. Zavattieri and H.D. Espinosa, "Grain level analysis of ceramic microstructures subjected to impact loading", Ceramic Transactions pp. 349-360. 4-8, the Proceedings of Ceramic Armor Materials by Design Symposium, PACRIM IV, An International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Glasses, November 4-8, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, Nov. 2001.
  • P.D. Zavattieri, "Modeling of crack propagation in thin-walled structures", Mec??nica Computacional, Vol. XXIII, G. Buscaglia, E. Dari, O.Zamonsky (Eds.) XIV Congress on Numerical Methods and their Applications ENIEF 2004, to be held in S. C. de Bariloche, Nov. 8-11, 2004. (Invited Key Talk by P.D. Zavattieri).
  • J.H. Yan, M.A. Sutton, X. Deng, P. Zavattieri, Z. G. Wei, "Mixed-mode crack growth in ductile thin sheet materials", SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, 2009. Albuquerque, New Mexico US, June 1 - 4, 2009.