Publication

 

2008:

Soong, S.Y., Cohen, R.E., Boyce, M.C. and Chen, W., 2008, "The Effects of Thermomechanical History and Strain Rate on Antiplasticization of PVC," Polymer, Vol. 49, pp. 1440-1443.

 

Nie, X., Song, B., Ge, Y., Chen, W.W. and Weerasooriya, T., 2008, "Dynamic Tensile Testing of Soft Materials," Experimental Mechanics, in printing.        

 

Sun, X., Liu, W., Chen, W., and Templeton, D. W., 2008, "Dynamic Failure of Borosilicate glass under Compression/Shear Loading: Finite Element Modeling," International Journal of Impact Engineering, accepted.

 

Syn, C. J. and Chen, W., 2008, "Effects of Surface Morphology and Loading Rates on the Dynamic Fracture at a Bi-material Interface," Journal of Composites Materials, in printing.

 

Martin, B.E., Song, B., Chen, W. and Akers, S.A., 2008, "Moisture Effects on the High Strain-rate Behavior of Sand," Mechanics of Materials, submitted.

 

Song, B., Chen, W. and Luk, V.K., 2008, "Impact Compressive Response of Dry Sand," Mechanics of Materials, submitted.

2007:

       Forrestal, M. J., Wright, T. W., and Chen, W., 2007, "The Effect of Radial Inertia on Brittle Samples During the Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar Test," International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 34, pp. 405-411.

 

Syn, C. J. and Chen, W., 2007, "Split Hopkinson Bars for Dynamic Structural Testing," Chapter 10, pp. 371-386, in Advanced Ultrasonic Methods for Material and Structure Inspection, Ed. T. Kundu, Pub. ISTE, London, U.K. and Newport Beach, CA, USA (book chapter).

 

       Song, B., Ge, Y., Chen, W., and Weerasooriya, T., 2007, "Radial Inertia Effects in Kolsky Bar Testing of Extra-Soft Specimens," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 47, pp. 659-670.

       

       Chen, W., Rajendran, A.M., Song, B. and Xie, N., 2007, "Dynamic Fracture of Ceramics in Armor Applications," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol. 90, No. 4, pp. 1005-1018 (feature article).

 

Song, B., Ge, Y., Chen, W., and Weerasooriya, T., 2007, "Dynamic and Quasi-static Compressive Response of A Porcine Muscle," Journal of Bioechanics, Vol. 40, pp. 2999-3005.

 

Song, B., Chen, W., and Lu, W.-Y., 2007, "Compressive Mechanical Response of A
Low-Density Epoxy Foam at Various Strain Rates," Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 42, pp. 7502-7507.

 

Song, B., Chen, W., Antoun, B. R., and Frew, D. J., 2007, "Determination of Early Stress for Ductile Specimens at High Strain Rates by Using An SHPB," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 47, pp. 671-680.

 

Sarva, S. S., Deschanel, S., Boyce, M. C., and Chen, W., 2007, "Stress-Strain Behavior of a Polyurea and a Polyurethane from Low to High Strain Rates," Polymer, Vol. 48, pp. 2208-2213.

 

Nie, X., Chen, W., Sun, X., and Templeton, D. W., 2007, "Dynamic Failure of Borosilicate glass under Compression/Shear Loading: Experiments," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol. 90, Issue 8, pp. 2556-2562.

      

Song, B., Chen, W., and Lu, W.-Y., 2007, "Mechanical Characterization at Intermediate Strain Rates for Rate Effects on An Epoxy Syntactic Foam," International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 49, pp. 1336-1343.

2006:

       Luo, H., Chen, W., and Rajendran, A. M., 2006, "Dynamic Compressive Response of Damaged and Interlocked SiC-N Ceramics," Journal of The American Ceramic Society, Vol. 89 [1], pp. 266-273.

 

       Song, B., Chen, W., Liu, Z. and Erhan, S. Z., 2006, "Dynamic Compressive Mechanical Behavior of New Soybean Oil-Based Polymeric Materials,"  Journal of Applied Polymer Materials, Vol. 99, pp. 2759-2770.

 

       Cheng, M. and Chen, W., 2006, "Modeling Transverse Behavior of Kevlar KM2 Single Fibers with Deformation-Induced Damage," International Journal of Damage Mechanics, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 121-132.

 

       Chen, W. and Song, B., 2006, "Dynamic Compression Testing on Polymeric Foams," Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, SAE 2005 Transactions, Feb. 2006, pp. 720-728.

 

       Song, B., Forrestal, M. J., and Chen, W., 2006, "Dynamic and Quasi-static Compactions Waves in an Epoxy Foam," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 46, pp. 127-136.

 

       Song, B., Chen, W., Liu, Z. and Erhan, S. Z., 2006, "Dynamic Compressive Mechanical Behavior of New Soybean Oil-Based Polymeric Nanocomposites,"  International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 22, issue 8, pp. 1393-1568.

 

       Weerasooriya, T., Moy, P., Casem, D., Cheng, M., and Chen, W., 2006, "A Four Point Bending Load Technique for Determination of Dynamic Fracture Toughness for Ceramics," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol. 89 [3], 990-995.

 

       Song, B., and Chen, W., 2006, "Energy for Specimen Deformation in a Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar Experiment," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 46, pp. 407-410.

 

       Chen, W. and Song, B., 2006, "Temperature Dependence of a NiTi Shape Memory Alloy¡¯s Superelastic Behavior at a High Strain Rate," Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 339-356.

 

2005:

       Song, B., Chen, W., Yanagita, T., and Frew, D. J., 2005, "Temperature Effects on the Dynamic Compressive and Failure Behaviors of An Epoxy Syntactic Foam," Composite  Structures, Vol.67, issue 3, pp. 289-298.

 

       Song, B., Chen, W., Yanagita, T., and Frew, D. J., 2005, "Confinement Effects on the Dynamic Compressive and Failure Behaviors of An Epoxy Syntactic Foam," Composite  Structures, Vol. 67, issue 3, pp. 279-287.

 

       Song, B., Chen, W., Dou, S., Winfree, N. A., and Kang, J. H., 2005, "Strain-rate Effects on Elastic and Early Cell-collapse Responses of a Polystyrene Foam," International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 509-521.

 

       Song, B. Chen, W., and Jiang, X., 2005, "Split Hopkinson Bar Testing of Polymeric Foams," International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 37, nos. 2-3, pp. 185-198.

 

       Cheng, M., Chen, W., and Weerasooriya, T., 2005, "Mechanical Properties of Kevlar¢ç KM2 Single Fiber," ASME Transactions, Journal of Materials Engineering and Technology, Vol. 127, No. 2, pp. 197-203.

 

       Frew, D. J., Forrestal, M. J., and Chen, W., 2005, "Pulse Shaping Techniques for Testing High-Strength Steel with a Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 186-195.

 

       Cheng, M. and Chen, W., 2005, "Measurement and Determination of Dynamic Biaxial Flexural Strength of Thin Ceramic Substrates under High Stress-rate Loading," International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 47, No. 8, pp. 1212-1223.

 

       Cheng, M., Chen, W., and Jiang, J. P., 2005, "Micro Indentation Fracture Toughness Evaluation with a Novel Microscopy," Journal of The American Ceramic Society, Vol. 88 [6], pp. 1666-1668.

      

       Song, B. and Chen, W., 2005, "Split Hopkinson Bar Techniques for Characterizing Soft Materials," Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 2, pp. 113-152.

 

       Pan, Y., Chen, W., and Song, B., 2005, "The Upper Limit of Constant Strain Rates in a Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar Experiment with Elastic Specimens," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 45 [5], pp. 440-446.

2004:

       Song, B., Chen, W., and Cheng, M., 2004, "A Novel Model for Uniaxial Strain-Rate-Dependent Stress-Strain Behavior of EPDM Rubber in Compression or Tension," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 92, pp. 1553-1558.

      

       Song, B. and Chen, W., 2004, "Dynamic Compressive Behavior of EPDM Rubber Under Nearly Uniaxial Strain Condition," Transaction of the ASME, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 126, No. 2, pp. 213-217.

 

       Chen, W. and Luo, H., 2004, "Dynamic Compressive Responses of Intact and Damaged Ceramics from a Single Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar Experiment," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 295-299.

 

       Song, B. and Chen, W., 2004, "Dynamic Stress Equilibrating Process in a Rubber Specimen during a Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar Experiment," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 300-312.

 

       Song, B., Chen, W., and Frew, D. J., 2004, "Quasi-Static and Dynamic Compressive and Failure Behaviors of An Epoxy Syntactic Foam," Journal of Composite  Materials, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 915-936.

 

       Luo, H. and Chen, W., 2004, "Dynamic Compressive Responses of Intact and Damaged AD995 Alumina," International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, Vol. 1, issue 3, pp. 254-260.

 

       Cheng, M. Chen, W., and Song, B., 2004, "Phenomenological Modeling of the Stress-Strain Behavior of EPDM Rubber with Loading-Rate and Damage Effects," International Journal of Damage Mechanics, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 371-381.

 

       Cheng, M., Chen, W., and Weerasooriya, T., 2004, "Experimental Investigation of the Transverse Mechanical Properties of a Single Kevlar KM2 Fiber," International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 41, issues 22-23, pp. 6215-6232.

 

       Song, B. and Chen, W., 2004, "Loading and Unloading SHPB Pulse Shaping Techniques for Dynamic Hysteretic Loops," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 44, issue 6, pp. 622-627.

2003:

       Wang, B., Lu, H. B., Tan, G. X., and Chen, W., 2003, "Strength of damaged polycarbonate after fatigue," Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 39, No. 2,  pp. 163-168.

 

       Cheng, M., Chen, W., and Sridhar, K. R., 2003, "Biaxial flexural strength distribution of thin ceramic substrates with surface defects," International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 40 No. 9, pp. 2249-2266.

 

       Chen, W., Song, B., Frew, D. J., and Forrestal, M. J., 2003, "Dynamic Small Strain Measurement with a Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 20-23.

 

       Song, B. and Chen, W., 2003, "Dynamic Compressive Behavior of EPDM Rubber," Transaction of the ASME, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 125, pp. 294-301.

 

       Cheng, M. and Chen, W., 2003, "Experimental Investigation of the Stress-Stretch Behavior of EPDM Rubber with Loading Rate Effects," International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 40, pp. 4749-4768.

 

       Song, B. Chen, W., and Weerasooriya, T., 2003, "Quasi-static and Dynamic Compressive Behaviors of a Glass/Epoxy Composite," Journal of Composite  Materials, Vol. 37, Issue 19, pp. 1723-1743.

      

       Rojas, R. R., and Chen, W., 2003, "Instrumented Low-speed Penetration into Granular Alumina," Instrumentation, Measurements, and Metrology, Vol. 3, No. 3-4, pp. 213-236.

2002:

       Chen, W., Lu, F., and Cheng, M., 2002, "Tension and Compression Tests of Two Polymers Under Quasi-static and Dynamic Loading" Polymer Testing, Vol. 21, No.2, pp. 113-121.

 

       Chen, W., Lu, F., and N. A. Winfree, 2002, "Dynamic Compressive Response of Polyurethane foams of Various Densities," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 65-73.

 

       Frew, D. J., Forrestal, M. J., and Chen, W., 2002, "Pulse-shaping techniques for testing brittle materials with a split Hopkinson pressure bar," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 93-106.

 

       Chen, W., Lu, F., Frew, D. J., and Forrestal, M. J., 2002, "Dynamic compression testing of soft materials," Transaction of the ASME, Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 69, No. 3, pp. 214-223.

 

       Forrestal, M. J., Frew, D. J., and Chen, W., 2002, "The Effect of Sabot Mass on the Striker Bar for Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar Experiments," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp.129-131.

 

       Cheng, M., Chen, W., and Sridhar, K. R., 2002, "Experimental Method for a Dynamic Biaxial Flexural Strength Test of Thin Ceramic Substrates," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol. 85, No. 5, pp 1203-1209.

 

       Zhang, B., Poirier, D. R., and Chen, W., 2002, "Effects of hipping and strontium modification on the fatigue behavior of A356.2 aluminum alloy," Transactions of the American Foundrymen's Society,  Vol. 110, pp. 393-405.

 

       Chen, W., Song, B., Frew, D. J., and Forrestal, M. J., 2002, "Recent Developments in Split Hopkinson Bar Technique," Ceramic Transactions, Vol. 134, pp217-224.

2001:

       Zhou, P., Wang, F.-Y., Chen, W., and Lever, P., 2001, "Optimal construction and control of flexible manipulations: a case study based on LQR output feedback," Mechatronics, Vol. 11, pp. 59-77.

 

       Frew, D. J., Forrestal, M. J., and Chen, W., 2001, "A split Hopkinson bar technique to determine compressive stress-strain data for rock materials," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 40-46.

 

       Zhang, B., Sung, P. K., Poirier, D. R., and Chen, W., 2001, "Effects of strontium modification and hydrogen content on the fatigue behavior of A356.2 aluminum alloy," Transactions of the American Foundrymen's Society, Vol. 00-42, pp. 383-389.

 

       Lu, H., Tan, G. X., and Chen, W., 2001, "Modeling of constitutive behavior for Epon 828/T-403 at various strain rates," Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, Vol. 5, pp. 119-130.

 

       Lu, H., Wang, B., Tan, G. X., and Chen, W., 2001, "Accelerated Life Prediction and Testing of Structural Polymers under Cyclic Loading," in Long Term Durability of Structural Materials (P. J. M. Monteiro, K. P. Chong, J. Larsen-Nasse, and K. Komvopoulos, editors), Elsevier Science Ltd., pp. 195-205.

 

       Chen, W., Wu, Q., Kang, J. H., and Winfree, N. A., 2001, "Compressive Superelastic Behavior of a NiTi Shape Memory Alloy at Strain Rates of 0.001 to 750 s-1," International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 38, pp. 8989-8998.

 

2000 and earlier:

Chen, W. and Ravichandran, G., 2000, "Failure mode transition in ceramics under dynamic multiaxial compression," International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 101, No. 1-2, pp. 141-159.

 

       Chen, W., Lu, F. and Zhou, B., 2000, "A quartz crystal imbedded split Hopkinson bar for soft materials," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 1-6.

 

       Chen, W. and Lu, F., 2000, "An experimental technique for dynamic multiaxial compression with proportional confinement," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 226-230.

 

       Huang, W., Li, Y., and Chen, W., 2000, "Analysis of the dynamic response of a fluid-supported circular elastic plate impacted by a low velocity projectile," Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C, Vol. 214, No. C5, pp. 719-727.

 

       Zhang, B. Chen, W. and Poirier, D. R., 2000, "Effect of cooling rate during solidification on the fatigue of A356.2-T6 cast aluminum," Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, Vol. 23, pp. 417-423.

 

       Chen, W., Zhang, B., and Forrestal, M. J., 1999, "A split Hopkinson bar technique for low-impedance materials," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 81-85.

 

       Chen, W., 1999, "Electro-Magnetic Confinement for Dynamic Multiaxial Compression Experiments," Experimental Techniques, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 24-26.

 

       Zhang, B., Poirier, D. R., and Chen, W., 1999, "Microstructural effects on high-cycle fatigue crack initiation in A356.2 casting alloy," Metallurgy and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 30A, pp. 2659-2666.

 

       Chen, W. and Zhou, B., 1998, "Constitutive behavior of Epon 828/T-403 at various strain rates," Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, Vol. 2, pp. 103-111.

 

       Chen, W. and Ravichandran, G., 1997, "Dynamic Compressive Failure of a Glass Ceramic Under Multiaxial Loading," J. Mech. Phys. Solids, Vol. 45, No. 8, 1303-1328.

      

       Chen, W. and Zhang, X., 1997, "Dynamic Response of Epon 828/T-403 Under Multiaxial Loading at Various Temperatures," Transaction of the ASME, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 119, No. 3, pp. 305-308.

 

       Chen, W. and Ravichandran, G., 1996, "An Experimental Technique for Imposing Controlled Dynamic Multiaxial Compression Using Mechanical Confinement," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 155-158.

      

       Chen, W. and Ravichandran, G., 1996, "Static and Dynamic Behavior of Aluminum Nitride Under Moderate Confinement," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., Vol. 79, No. 3, pp. 579-584.

 

       Chen, W., Subhash, G. and Ravichandran, G., 1994, "Evaluation of Ceramic Specimen Geometry Used in the Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar," DYMAT Journal, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 193-210.