Publications on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

  1. A. Sears and R.C. Batra, Macroscopic Properties of Carbon Nanotubes from Molecular-Mechanics SimulationsPhysical Reviews B69, 235-406, 2004.
  2. A. Sears and R. C. Batra, Buckling of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Under Axial CompressionPhysical Reviews B73, 085410, 2006.
  3. R. C. Batra and A. Sears, Contnuum Models of Multi-Walled Carbon NanotubesInt. J. Solids and Structures44, 7577-7596, 2007.
  4. R. C. Batra and A. Sears, Uniform Radial Expansion/Contraction of Carbon Nanotubes and their Transverse Elastic ModuliModelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering15, 835-844, 2007.
  5. S. S. Gupta and R. C. Batra, Continuum Structures Equivalent in Normal Mode Vibrations to Single-Walled Carbon NanotubesComputational Materials Science43, 715-723, 2008.
  6. R. C. Batra and S. S. Gupta, Wall Thickness and Radial Breathing Modes of Single-walled Carbon NanotubesJ. Appl. Mechs. – T ASME75, Art, No. 061010, 2008.
  7. A. A. Pacheco and R. C. Batra, Instabilities in Shear and Simple Shear Deformations of Gold CrystalsJ. of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids56, 3116-3143, 2008.
  8. M. C. Ray and R. C. Batra, A Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Reinforced 1-3 Piezoelectric Composite for Active Control of Smart StructuresSmart Materials and Structures16, 1936-1947, 2007.
  9. M. C. Ray and R. C. Batra, Effective Properties of Carbon Nanotube and Piezoelectric Fiber Reinforced Hybrid Smart CompositesJ. of Applied Mechanics, Trans. ASME, 76, 034503-1—034503-4, 2009.



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