Publications on Adiabatic Shear Banding


  1. T. W. Wright and R. C. Batra, The Initiation and Growth of Adiabatic Shear BandsInt. J. Plasticity1, 205-212, 1985.
  2. R. C. Batra, The Initiation and Growth of, and the Interaction Among Adiabatic Shear Bands in Simple and Dipolar MaterialsInt. J. Plasticity3, 75-89, 1987.
  3. R. C. Batra, Effect of Materials Parameters on the Initiation and Growth of Adiabatic Shear BandsInt. J. Solids and Structures23, 1435-1446, 1987.
  4. R. C. Batra, Effect of Nominal Strain-Rate on the Initiation and Growth of Adiabatic Shear Bands in Steels, J. Appl. Mechs. – T ASME55, 229-230, 1988.
  5. R. C. Batra and T. W. Wright, A Comparison of Solutions of Adiabatic Shear Banding by Forward Difference and Crank-Nicolson MethodsCommun. Appl. Numerical Methods4, 741-748, 1988.
  6. Y. W. Kwon and R. C. Batra, Effect of Multiple Initial Imperfections on the Initiation and Growth of Adiabatic Shear Bands in Nonpolar and Dipolar Materials,Int. J. Engng. Sci., 26, 1177-1187, 1988.
  7. R. C. Batra and Y. W. Kwon, Adiabatic Shear Banding in a Bimetallic BodyActa Mechanica77, 281-297, 1989.
  8. R. C. Batra and De-Shin Liu, Adiabatic Shear Banding in Plane Strain ProblemsJ. Appl. Mechs. – T ASME56, 527-534, 1989.
  9. R. C. Batra and De-Shin Liu, Adiabatic Shear Band Development in Dynamic Plane Strain Compression of a Viscoplastic MaterialInt. J. Plasticity6, 231-246, 1990.
  10. R. C. Batra and C. H. Kim, Adiabatic Shear Banding in Elastic-viscoplastic Nonpolar and Dipolar MaterialsInt. J. Plasticity6, 127-141, 1990.
  11. R. C. Batra and C. H. Kim, An Adapative Mesh Refinement Technique for the Analysis of Adiabatic Shear BandingMechs. Research Communications17, 81-91, 1990.
  12. R. C. Batra and C. H. Kim, Effect of Integration Methods on the Solution of an Adiabatic Shear Banding ProblemInt. J. Num. Methods Engng29, 1639-1642, 1990.
  13. R. C. Batra and C. H. Kim, The Interaction Among Adiabatic Shear Bands in Simple and Dipolar MaterialsInt. J. Engng. Sci.28, 927-942, 1990.
  14. Z. G. Zhu and R. C. Batra, Dynamic Shear Band Development in Plane Strain Compression of a Viscoplastic Body Containing a Rigid InclusionActa Mechanica,84, 89-107, 1990.
  15. R. C. Batra and C. H. Kim, Effect of Viscoplastic Flow Rules on the Initiation and Growth of Shear Bands at High Strain RatesJ. Mechs. Phys. Solids38, 859-874, 1990.
  16. R. C. Batra and X.-T. Zhang, Shear Band Development in Dynamic Loading of a Viscoplastic Cylinder Containing Two VoidsActa Mechanica85, 221-234, 1990.
  17. Z. G. Zhu and R. C. Batra, Analysis of Shear Banding in Plane Strain Compression of a Bimetallic Thermally Softening Viscoplastic Body Containing an Elliptical VoidJ. Engng. Materials & Technology113, 382-395, 1991.
  18. R. C. Batra and Z. G. Zhu, Dynamic Shear Band Development in a Thermally Softening Bimetallic Body Containing Two Voids, Acta Mechanica86, 31-52, 1991.
  19. R. C. Batra and Z. G. Zhu, Dynamic Adiabatic Shear Band Development in a Bimetallic Body Containing a VoidInt. J. Solids Structures27, 1829-1854, 1991.
  20. R. C. Batra and C. H. Kim, Effect of Thermal Conductivity on the Initiation , Growth and Band Width of Adiabatic Shear BandsInt. J. Engng. Sci., 29, 949-960, 1991.
  21. Z. G. Zhu and R. C. Batra, Shear Band Development in a Thermally Softening Viscoplastic BodyComputers & Structures39, 459-472, 1991.
  22. C. H. Kim and R. C. Batra, Effect of Initial Temperature on the Initiation and Growth of Shear Bands in a Plain Carbon SteelInt. J. Nonlinear Mechs., 27, 279-291, 1992.
  23. R. C. Batra and C. H. Kim, Analysis of Shear Bands in Twelve MateralsInt. J. Plasticity8, 425-452, 1992.
  24. Z. G. Zhu and R. C. Batra, Consideration of Phase Transformations in the Study of Shear Bands in a Dynamically Loaded Steel BlockJ. Eng’g Mat’l Tech., 114, 368-377, 1992.
  25. R. C. Batra and K. I. Ko, An Adaptive Mesh Refinement Technique for the Analysis of Shear Bands in Plane Strain Compression of a Thermoviscoplastic Solid,Computational Mechs., 10, 369-379, 1992.
  26. Xiang-Tong Zhang and R. C. Batra, An Approximate Linear Stability Analysis of Simple Shearing Deformations of a Dipolar Viscoplastic MaterialJ. Mathematical and Physical Sciences26, 475-483, 1992.
  27. R. C. Batra and K. I. Ko, Analysis of Shear Bands in Dynamic Axisymmetric Compression of a Thermoviscoplastic CylinderInt. J. Engng. Sci., 31, 529-547, 1993.
  28. R. C .Batra and X. T. Zhang, Analysis of Shear Bands in a Dynamically Loaded Viscoplastic Cylinder Containing Two Rigid InclusionsActa Mechanica100, 105-114, 1993.
  29. Z. G. Zhu and R. C. Batra, Analysis of Dynamic Shear Bands in an FCC Single CrystalInt. J. Plasticity9, 653-696, 1993.
  30. R. C. Batra and J. Hwang, An Adaptive Mesh Refinement Technique for Two-Dimensional Shear Band Problems, Computat’l Mechs., 12, 255-268, 1993.
  31. Y. Wang and R. C. Batra, Effect of Kinematic hardening on the Initiation and Growth of Shear Bands in Plane Strain Compression of a Thermoviscoplastic Solid,Acta Mechanica102, 217-233, 1994.
  32. R. C. Batra and X. Zhang, On the Propagation of a Shear Band in a Steel TubeJ. Eng’g Materials & Technology116, 155-161, 1994.
  33. R. C. Batra and L. Wang, Analysis of Dynamic Shear Bands Under Combined LoadingInt. J. Eng’g Analysis & Design1, 79-90, 1994.
  34. R. C. Batra and J. Hwang, Dynamic Shear Band Development in Dipolar Thermoviscoplastic MaterialsComputational Mechs., 12, 354-369, 1994.
  35. R. C. Batra and X. S. Jin, Analysis of Dynamic Shear Bands in Porous Thermally Softening Viscoplastic MaterialsArchives of Mechanics46, 13-36, 1994.
  36. R. C. Batra, X. Zhang and T. W. Wright, Critical Strain Ranking of Twelve Materials in Deformations Involving Adiabatic Shear BandsJ. Appl. Mechs., 62, 252-255, 1995.
  37. R. C. Batra and Z. Peng, Development of Shear Bands in Dynamic Plane Strain Compression of Depleted Uranium and Tungsten BlocksInt. J. Impact Eng’g16, 375-395, 1995.
  38. R. C. Batra and Z. G. Zhu, Effect of Loading Direction and Initial Imperfections on the Development of Dynamic Shear Bands in a FCC Single CrystalActaMechanica113, 185-203, 1995.
  39. R. C. Batra and C. Adulla, Effect of Prior Quasistatic Loading on the Initiation and Growth of Dynamic Adiabatic Shear BandsArchives of Mechanics47, 485-498, 1995.
  40. R. C. Batra, C. Adulla and T. W. Wright, A Comparison of 1-D and 3-D Simulations of the Twisting of a Thermoviscoplastic TubeInt. J. Plasticity12, 29-34, 1996.
  41. R. C. Batra and Z. Peng, Development of Shear Bands during the Perforation of a Steel PlateComputational Mechs., 17, 326-334, 1996.
  42. R. C. Batra, C. Adulla and T. W. Wright, Effect of Defect Shape and Size on the Initiation of Adiabatic Shear Bands, Acta Mechanica116, 239-243, 1996.
  43. R. C. Batra and N. V. Nechitailo, Analysis of Failure Modes in Impulsively Loaded Pre-Notched Steel PlatesInt. J. Plasticity13, 291-308, 1997.
  44. R. C. Batra and D. Rattazzi, Adiabatic Shear Banding in a Thick-Walled Steel TubeComp. Mechs.20, 412-426, 1997.
  45. R. C. Batra and J. B. Stevens, Adiabatic Shear Bands in Axisymmetric Impact and Penetration ProblemsComputer Methods in Appl. Mechs. & Eng’g.151, 325-342, 1998.
  46. R. C. Batra and N. M. Wilson, Adiabatic Shear Bands in Plane Strain Deformations of a WHAInt. J. Plasticity14, 43-60, 1998.
  47. L. Chen and R. C. Batra, Shear Instability Direction at a Crack Tip in a Thermoviscoplastic BodyTheoretical & Appl. Fract. Mechs., 29, 33-40, 1998.
  48. L. Chen and R. C. Batra, Analysis of Material Instability at an Impact Loaded Crack TipTheoretical & Appl. Fracture Mechs.29, 213-217, 1998.
  49. L. Chen and R. C. Batra, Material Instability Criterion near a Notch-Tip under Locally Adiabatic Deformations of Thermoviscoplastic MaterialsTheorectical & Applied Fracture Mechs., 30, 153-158, 1998.
  50. J. B. Stevens and R. C. Batra, Adiabatic Shear Bands in the Taylor Impact Test for a WHA RodInt. J. Plasticity14, 841-854, 1998.
  51. R. C. Batra and L. Chen, Shear Band Spacing in Gradient-Dependent Thermoviscoplastic MaterialsComp. Mechs., 23, 8-19, 1999.
  52. L. Chen and R. C. Batra, The Asymptotic Structure of a Shear Band in Mode-II DeformationsInt. J. Engng. Sci.37, 895-919, 1999.
  53. L. Chen and R. C. Batra, Effect of Materials Parameters on Shear Band Spacing in Work-Hardening Gradient-Dependent Thermoviscoplastic MaterialsInt. J. Plasticity15, 551-574, 1999.
  54. R. C. Batra and R. R. Gummalla, Effect of Material and Geometric Parameters on Deformations Near the Notch-tip of a Dynamically Loaded Prenotched Plate,Int. J. Fracture101, 99-140, 2000.
  55. R. C. Batra and M. V. S. Ravisankar, Three-dimensional Numerical Simulation of the Kalthoff ExperimentInt. J. Fracture105, 161-186, 2000.
  56. L. Chen and R. C. Batra, Microstructural Effects on Shear Instability and Shear Band SpacingTheoretical & Appl. Fracture Mechs., 34, 155-166, 2000.
  57. R. C. Batra and N. A. Jaber, Failure Mode Transition Speeds in an Impact Loaded Prenotched Plate with Four Thermoviscoplastic RelationsInt. J. Fracture110, 47-71, 2001.
  58. R. C. Batra and L. Chen, Instability Analysis and Shear Band Spacing in Gradient-Dependent Thermoviscoplastic Materials with Finite Speeds of Thermal Waves,Archives of Mechanics53, 167-192, 2001.
  59. R. C. Batra and L. Chen, Effect of Viscoplastic Relations on the Instability Strain, Shear Band Initiation Strain, the Strain Corresponding to the Minimum Shear Band Spacing, and the Band Width in a Thermoviscoplastic MaterialsInt. J. Plasticity17, 1465-1489, 2001.
  60. R. C. Batra, N. A. Jaber and M. E. Malsbury, Analysis of Failure Modes in an Impact Loaded Thermoviscoplastic Prenotched PlateInt. J. Plasticity19, 139-196, 2003.
  61. R. C. Batra and M. H. Lear, Simulation of Brittle and Ductile Fracture in an Impact Loaded Prenotched PlateInt. J. of Fracture126, 179-203, 2004.
  62. R. C. Batra and B. M. Love, Adiabatic Shear Bands in Functionally Graded MaterialsJ. Thermal Stresses27, 1101-1123, 2004.
  63. R. C. Batra, G. M. Zhang, Analysis of Adiabatic Shear Bands in Elasto-Thermo-Viscoplasatic Materials by Modified Smoothed-Particle Hydrodynamics (MSPH) MethodJ. of Computational Physics201, 172-190, 2004.
  64. R. C. Batra and M. H. Lear, Adiabatic Shear Banding in Plane Strain Tensile Deformations of Eleven Thermoelastoviscoplastic Materials with Finite Thermal Wave SpeedInt. J. Plasticity21, 1521-1545, 2005.
  65. R. C. Batra and Z. G. Wei, Shear Band Spacing in Thermoviscoplastic MaterialsInt. J. Impact Engineering32, 947-967, 2006.
  66. R. C. Batra, Z. G. Wei, Dynamic Buckling of a Thin Thermoviscoplastic Rectangular PlateThin-Walled Structures43, 273-290, 2005.
  67. R. C. Batra and Z. G. Wei, Shear Bands Due to Heat Flux Prescribed at BoundariesInt. J. Plasticity22, 1-15, 2006.
  68. R. C. Batra and B. M. Love, Crack Propagation due to Brittle and Ductile Failures in Microporous Thermoelastoviscoplastic Functionally Graded Materials,Engineering Fracture Mechanics72, 1954-1979, 2005.
  69. R. C. Batra and Zhicun Wang, Failure Mode Transition Speed in Three-dimensional Transient Deformations of a Microporous Heat-ConductingThermoelastoviscoplastic Prenotched PlateJ. Thermal Stresses28, 533-562, 2005.
  70. R. C. Batra and B. M. Love, Mesoscale Analysis of Shear Bands in High Strain Rate Deformations of Tungsten/Nickel-Iron CompositesJ. of Thermal Stresses28, 747-782, 2005.
  71. R. C. Batra and B. M. Love, Multiscale Analysis of Adiabatic Shear Bands in Tungsten Heavy Alloy Particulate CompositesInt’l. J. Multiscale ComputationalEng’g.4, 95-114, 2006.
  72. B. M. Love and R. C. Batra, Determination of Effective Thermomechanical Parameters of a Mixture of Two Thermoviscoplastic ConstituentsInt. J. Plasticity22, 1026-1061, 2006.
  73. Z. G. Wei, J. L. Yu and R. C. Batra, Dynamic Buckling of Thin Cylindrical Shells under Axial ImpactInt. J. Impact Engng., 32, 575-592, 2005.
  74. R. C. Batra and Z. G. Wei, Instability Strain and Shear Band Spacing in Simple Tensile/Compressive Deformations of Thermoviscoplastic MaterialsInt. J. ImpactEngng., 34, 448-461, 2007.
  75. R. C. Batra and B. M. Love, Consideration of Microstructural Effects in the Analysis of Adiabatic Shear Bands in a Tungsten Heavy AlloyInt. J. Plasticity22, 1858-1878, 2006.
  76. Z. G. Wei and R C. Batra, Damage Model for Anisotropic Materials and its Application to Analysis of Stability and SpallationInt. J. Impact Eng’g., 34, 1780-1796, 2007.
  77. Z. G. Wei and R. C. Batra, Dynamic Buckling of Thin Thermoviscoplastic Cylindrical Shell under Radial Impulsive LoadingThin-Walled Structures44, 1109-1117, 2006.
  78. R. C. Batra and S. Romano, Failure of Dynamically Loaded Thermoelastoviscoplastic Rectangular PlateAIAA J., 45:8, 2015-2023, 2007.
  79. R. C. Batra and G. M. Zhang, Modified Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (MSPH) Basis Functions for Meshless Methods, and Their Application to AxisymmetricTaylor Impact TestJ. of Computational Physics227, 1962-1981, 2008.
  80. R. C. Batra and D. Spinello, Analysis of Adiabatic Shear Bands in Heat-conducting Elastothermoviscoplastic Materials by the Meshless Local Bubnov-Galkerkin MethodCommuncation in Numerical Methods in Engineering, (accepted).

 

 

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Romesh C. Batra, PhD

Clifton C. Garvin Professor
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