In this companion article, we present within the finite element context the numerical algorithms for the integration of the thermodynamically consistent formulation of geometrically nonlinearâ€¦ (More)

Indentation experiments offer a robust, fast, and repeatable testing method for evaluating the mechanical properties of the solid-state materials in a wide stiffness range. With the advantage ofâ€¦ (More)

Nanoindentation is a well-stablished experiment to study the mechanical properties of materials at the small length scales of micro and nano. Unlike the conventional indentation experiments, theâ€¦ (More)

A constitutive model for creep deformation that describes the loading-history-dependent behavior of initially isotropic materials with different properties in tension and compression under stressâ€¦ (More)

Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedicalâ€¦

2018

Viscoelastic properties of the white matter brain tissue are systematically studied in this paper utilizing indentation experiments, mathematical modeling, and finite element simulation. It is firstâ€¦ (More)

lent theoretical descriptions for the rational design of materials and accurate lifetime prediction of mechanical structures. This approach deals with continuous quantities such as strain field thatâ€¦ (More)

The principles of damage mechanics are used to study the effect of reinforcement ratio on the total damage of reinforced concrete beams. The definition of the damage variable in terms of the damagedâ€¦ (More)

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