Theses written, promoted or suggested by DYMAT members

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Year Author University or
Research Facility
Thesis title Link to abstract and author (DYMAT members only)
2012 Matti Isakov Tampere University of Technology (Finland) Strain Rate History Effects in a Metastable Austenitic Stainless Steel Click here
2010 David J. Chapman University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Shock-Compression of Porous Materials and Diagnostic Development Click here
2010 J. A. Rodríguez-Martínez University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain) University of Metz (France) Advanced constitutive relations for modeling thermo-viscoplastic behaviour of metallic alloys subjected to impact loading Click here
2009 John W. Addiss University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Measurement of Displacements in Granular Systems in Response to Penetration and Compaction Click here
2009 C.H. Braithwaite University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) High strain rate properties of geological materials Click here
2009 Daniel R. Drodge University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Mechanical properties of energetic components Click here
2009 R. Guzmán López University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain) Obtaining of stress-strain laws of visco-plastic materials from measurements of temperature increase associated to its plastic deformation Click here
2009 D. Varas Doval University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain) Experimental and numerical analysis of the behaviour of integral fuel tanks submitted to high velocity impact Click here
2008 S.K. Garcia Castillo University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain) Analysis of preloaded composite laminates subjected to impact Loads Click here
2008 D. Grégoire Institut National des Sciences Appliquées - Lyon (France) On the initiation, the growth, the arrest and the restart of cracks under impact loading Click here
2008 Mikko Hokka Tampere University of Technology (Finland) Effects of Strain Rate and Temperature on the Mechanical Behavior of Advanced High Strength Steels Click here
2008 O. Lurdos Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne (France) Constitutive laws and dynamic recrystallisation: empirical and physical approaches Click here
2008 L. Signor Ecole Nationale Superieure de Mecanique et d'Aeronautique de Poitiers (France) Contribution towards the characterization and modelling of micro-spalling in shock-melted tin Click here
2008 G. Vivier Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan (France) Mechanical initiation of compressed explosives under medium impacts: contribution of thermodynamics in continuous media Click here
2007 Marian Apostol Tampere University of Technology (Finland) Strain rate and temperature dependence of the compression behavior of fcc and bcc metals. Development of experimental techniques and their application to materials modeling Click here
2007 R. Delille

University of Valenciennes (France)

Contribution to a better understanding of human skull bone’s mechanical behaviour, subjected to various means of conservation and loading Click here
2007 D. F. Fernández

University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain)

Development of a new tool based in neural networks for the design of lightweight ceramic/metal armours against high velocity impact Click here
2007 E. Lamouroux

University of Valenciennes (France)

Detailed Model of Welded Joints to Simulate the Failure of Car Assemblies Click here
2007 C.E. Lloyd University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) The dynamic response of piezoelectric sensors Click here
2007 P. Mahelle

University of Valenciennes (France)

On the investigation of experimental and numerical behaviour of spot-welded assemblies submitted to quasi-static and dynamic loadings Click here
2007 M. Maziere Ecole des Mines de Paris (France) Burst of disks in turboshaft engines Click here
2007 J. Richert

University of Valenciennes (France)

Contribution to the design and the optimization of adaptative restraint systems to improve the automotive passive safety Click here
2007 J. Roger University of Valenciennes (France) On the investigation of experimental and numerical methods to characterise the fracture behaviour of epoxy resins: an approach to prevent failure in electronic component Click here
2007 C.S. Romero University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain) Analysis and modelisation of composite beams subjected to impulsive loads Click here
2007 G. Vadillo Martín University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain) Models of ductile fracture in static and dynamic conditions Click here
2006 Behnam Davoodi National Institute of Applied Sciences
of Rennes (INSA Rennes, France)
Study concerning the quasi-static and the dynamic behavior of metallic materials at high temper-ature. Numerical simulations of a sheet hot forming process Click here
< 2007 B. Banerjee University of Utah (United States) Micromechanics-Based Prediction of Thermoelastic Properties of High Energy Materials Click here
< 2007 H. Czerski

University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Ignition of HMX and RDX Click here
< 2007 C. Czarnota University of Metz (France) Ductile damage of metallic materials under dynamic loadings Application to spalling Click here
< 2007 S. Frechard Ecole des Mines-Nancy (France) Dynamic behaviour and microstructural evolution of nitrogen alloyed austenitic stainless steels Click here
< 2007 R.I. Hammond

University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Shock and ballistic properties of bainitic steels and tungsten alloys Click here
< 2007 C.G. Lamontagne University of Toronto (Canada) Hypervelocity impact damage to polymer matrix composite structures in Space Click here
< 2007 E. Nourry University of Bordeaux (France) Comportement des vitrages feuilletés sous impacts perforants Click here
< 2007 T. Phillipson

University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Temporal and Spatial Studies of Embedded Triboluminescent Crystals Click here
< 2007 H.J. Prentice University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Development of stereoscopic speckle photography techniques for studies of dynamic plate deformation Click here
< 2007 C.R. Siviour University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) High strain rate properties of materials using Hopkinson bar techniques Click here
< 2007 J.W. Song University of Massachussetts-Lowell (United States) Thermoplastic composites for ballistic application Click here
< 2007 W. Stadlbauer ISL (France) Bainitic Steels for Rails Click here
< 2007 K.R. Tarcza University of Texas - Austin (United States) The Dynamic Failure Behavior of Tungsten Heavy Alloys Subjected to Transverse Loads Click here
< 2007 Taina Vuoristo Tampere University of Technology (Finland) Effect of strain rate on the deformation behavior of dual phase steels and particle reinforced polymer composites Click here
< 2007 D.M. Williamson

University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Deformation and fracture of a polymer bonded explosive and its simulants Click here
< 2007 G.R. Willmott University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Shock Studies of Kimberlite, Diamond and Brittle Embedded Particles Click here
< 2007 E. Zaayman University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) The fracture of diamond Click here

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