Publications on Dynamic Fracture Mechanics

  1. R. C. Batra and M. H. Lear, Simulation of Brittle and Ductile Fracture in an Impact Loaded Prenotched Plate, Int. J. of Fracture126, 179-203, 2004.
  2. 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.
  3. R. C. Batra and Zhicun Wang, Failure Mode Transition Speed in Three-Dimensional Transient Deformations of a Microporous Heat-ConductingThermoelastoviscoplastic Prenotched Plate, J. Thermal Stresses28, 533-562, 2005.
  4. R. C. Batra and M. V. S. Ravisankar, Three-dimensional Numerical Simulation of the Kalthoff Experiment, Int. J. Fracture 105, 161-186, 2000.
  5. 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. Fracture, 101, 99-190, 2000.




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)


Feature from Virginia Tech Magazine

Summary of Results on Laminated Plates