Publications on Constitutive Relations

  1. R. C. Batra, Universal Relations for Transversely Isotropic Elastaic Materials, Mathematics & Mechanics of Solids7, 421-437, 2002.
  2. R. C. Batra, Instabilities in Biaxially Loaded Rectangular Membrane and Spherical Balloons made of Compressible Hyperelastic Materials, Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids10, 471-485, 2005.
  3. R. C. Batra, Comparison of Results from Four Linear Constitutive Relations in Isotropic Finite Elasticity, Int. J. Nonlinear Mechanics36, 29-40, 2001.
  4. S. Krishnaswamy and R. C. Batra, A Thermomechanical Theory of Solid-Fluid Mixtures, Math. & Mechs. of Solids2, 143-151, 1997.
  5. Yu-Ning Huang and R. C. Batra, A Theory of Thermoviscoelastic Dielectrics, J. Thermal Stresses19, 419-430, 1996.


Dr. Batra's CV

Romesh C. Batra, PhD

University Distinguished Professor, Clifton C. Garvin Professor

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Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics (0219)
Norris Hall, Room 333-E, Virginia Tech
495 Old Turner Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061 



Blast Mitigation Team

Research Activities in the Computational Mechanics Lab (poster)


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Summary of Results on Laminated Plates