Publications (2016-2020)

2020 Publications

118. E. Dontsova, R. Ballarini and B.I. Yakobson, ”Dimensionality Effects in Crystal Plasticity: From 3D Silicon to 2D Silicene,” Extreme Mechanics Letters 40 (2020) 100892.pdf icon

117. L. Mello, R. Ballarini and J. Le, “Numerical Modeling of Delayed Progressive Collapse of Reinforced Concrete Structures,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 146, Issue 10, Article 04020113, October 1, 2020. pdf icon

116. Q. Wang, X. Ren and R. Ballarini, “A Multifield Model for Early-Age Massive Concrete Structures: Hydration, Damage and Creep,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 146, Issue 10,  Article Number 04020115, October 1, 2020. pdf icon

115. A. Bessmertnykh, E. Dontsov and R. Ballarini, “The Effects of Proppant on the Near-Front Behavior of a Hydraulic Fracture,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics 235 (2020) 107110pdf icon

114. V. Diana and R. Ballarini, “Crack Kinking in Isotropic and Orthotropic Micropolar Peridynamic Solids,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Volumes 196-197, July 2020, Pages 76-98.pdf icon

113. P. Saez, S.J. Eppell, R. Ballarini and F. Rodriguez Matas, “A Complementary Approach Accomodates Scale Differences in Soft Tissues,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 138, Article 103895, May 2020.pdf icon

112. X. Ren, Q. Wang, R. Ballarini and X. Gao, “Coupled Creep-Damage-Plasticity Model for Concrete under Long Term Loading,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 2020, 146(5): 04020027.pdf icon

2019 Publications

111. Xu, Z., Ballarini, R. and Le J., “A Renewal Weakest-Link Model of Strength Distributioon of Polycrystalline Silicon MEMS Structures,” Journal of Applied Mechanics of the ASME, Vol. 86, Issue 8, Article Number 081005, August 2019.pdf icon

2018 Publications

110. R. Ballarini, V. Diana, L. Biolzi and S. Casolo, “Bond-Based Peridynamic Modelling of Singular and Nonsingular Crack-Tip Fields,” Meccanica, Vol. 53, Issue 14, pp. 3495-3515, November 2018.pdf icon

109. K.B. Nakshatrala, S.H.S. Joodat, and R. Ballarini, “Modeling Flow in Porous Media with Double Porosity/Permeability: Mathematical Model, Properties, and Analytical Solutions,” ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 85, Issue 8, Article No. 081009, August 2018.pdf icon

108. S.H.S. Joodat, K.B. Nakshatrala, and R. Ballarini, “Modeling Flow in Porous Media with Double Porosity/Permeability: A Stabilized Mixed Formulation, Error Analysis and Numerical Solutions,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 337, pp. 632-676, August 1, 2018.pdf icon

2017 Publications

107. W. Gerberich, E.B. Tadmor, J. Kysar, J.A. Zimmerman, A.M. Minor, I. Szlufarska, J. Amodeo, B. Devincre, E. Hintsala, and R. Ballarini, “Review Article: Case Studies in Future Trends of Computational and Experimental Nanomechanics,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films, 35, 060801 (2017).pdf icon

106. E. Dontsova and R. Ballarini, “Atomistic Modeling of the Fracture Toughness of Silicon and Silicon-Silicon Interfaces.” International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 207, Issue 1, pp. 99-122, Sept. 2017. pdf icon

105. R. Ballarini and Y. Xie, “Fracture Mechanics Model of Anchor Group Breakout,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 2017, 143(4): 04016125. pdf icon

104. R. Ballarini, L. La Mendola, J. Le, A. Monaco, “Computational Investigation of the Size Effect of Hybrid Steel Trussed Concrete Beams,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 143(8), Article 04017060, August 2017.pdf icon

103. E.D. Hintsala, S. Bhowmick, Y.Y. Xue, R. Ballarini, S.A.S. Asif and W.W. Gerberich, “Temperature Dependent Fracture Initiation in Microscale Silicon,” Scripta Materialia, Vo. 130, pp. 78-82, March 15, 2017.pdf icon

2016 Publications

102. R. Ballarini, G. Pisano and G. Royer-Carfagni, “The Lower Bound for Glass Strength and its Statistical Interpretation with Generalized Weibull Statistics for Structural Applications,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 2016, Vol. 142(12); 04016100.pdf icon

101. R. Ballarini and G. Royer-Carfagni, “A Newtonian Interpretation of Configurational Forces on Dislocations and Cracks,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 95, pp. 602-620, October 2016.pdf icon

100. Y. Liu, R. Ballarini and S.J. Eppell, “Tension Tests on Mammaliam Collagen Fibrils,” Interface Focus Vol. 6, Issue: 1, Article: 20150080, February 6, 2016.pdf icon

99. R. Ballarini, G. Pisano and G. Royer-Carfagni, “New Calibration of Partial Material Factors for the Structural Design of Float Glass. Comparison of Bounded and Unbounded Statistics for Glass Strength,” Construction and Building Materials 121, pp. 69-80, 2016.pdf icon

98. R. Ballarini and G. Royer-Carfagni, “Closed-Path J-Integral Analysis of Bridged and Phase-Field Cracks,” ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 83, 061008-2, 2016.pdf icon

97. S. Adibi, P.S. Branicio and R. Ballarini, “Compromising High Strength and Ductility in Nanoglass-metallic Glass Nanolaminates,” Royal Society of Chemistry Advances, Vol. 6, Issue: 16, 13548-13553, 2016.pdf icon