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Professor John A. Nairn, Wood Science & Engineering

The following is a list of publications by Prof. John A. Nairn and collaborators. The list is in reverse chronological order. Some publications have links to a PDF file of the complete paper. Send email for information on other papers.

  1. A. Ouenes, Y. E. Aimene, and J. A. Nairn, "Interpretation of Microseismic Using Geomechanical Modeling of Multiple Hydraulic Fractures Interacting with Natural Fractures - Application to Montney Shale," CSEG Recorder, 46-54, October 2014.
  2. Y. E. Aimene and J. A. Nairn, "Predicting Microseismicity from Geomechanical Modeling of Multiple Hydraulic Fractures Interacting with Natural Fractures - Application to the Marcellus and Eagle Ford," Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA, 25-27 August 2014.
  3. F. A. Kamke, J. A. Nairn, L. Muszynski, J. Paris, M. Schwartzkopf, and X. Xiao, "Methodology for micro-mechanical analysis of an adhesive bond using micro computed x-ray tomography and numerical modeling," Wood and Fiber Science, 46 (1), 1-14 (2014).
  4. Y. E. Aimene and J. A. Nairn, "Modeling Multiple Hydraulic Fractures Interacting with Natural Fractures Using the Material Point Method," SPE/EAGE European Unconventional Conference and Exhibition, Vienna, Austria, 25-27 February 2014.
  5. M. Shir Mohammadi and J.A. Nairn, "Crack Propagation and Fracture Toughness of Solid Balsa used for Cores of Sandwich Composites," Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, 16 (1), 22-41 (2014)
    | Preprint (PDF File) |
  6. J.A. Nairn and J.E. Guilkey, "Axisymmetric Form of the Generalized Interpolation Material Point Method," Int. J. for Numerical Methods in Engineering, in press (2014) (DOI: 10.1002/nme.4792)
    | Preprint (PDF File) |
  7. E. Le and J.A. Nairn, "Measuring Interfacial Stiffness of Adhesively-Bonded Wood," Wood Science & Technology, 48 (6), 1109-1121 (2014)
    | Accepted Author Manuscrip (PDF File) |
  8. J. A. Nairn, F. A. Kamke, L. Muszynski, J. Paris, and M. Schwartzkopf, "Direct 3D Numerical Simulation of Stresses and Strains in Wood Adhesive Bond Lines Based on Actual Specimen Anatomy from X-Ray Tomography Data," International Conference of Wood Adhesives, Toronta, Canada, October 9-11, 2013
  9. L. Muszynski, F. A. Kamke, J. A. Nairn, M. Schwartzkopf, and J. L. Paris, "Integrated Method for Multi-Scale/Multi-Modal Investigation of Micro-Mechanical Wood-Adhesive Interaction," International Conference of Wood Adhesives, Toronta, Canada, October 9-11, 2013
  10. M. Schwartzkopf, L. Muszynski, and J. A. Nairn, "Stereomicroscopic Optical Method for the Assessment of Load Transfer Patterns Across the Adhesive Bond Interphase," International Conference of Wood Adhesives, Toronta, Canada, October 9-11, 2013
  11. J. Paris, F. A. Kamke, J. A. Nairn, M. Schwartzkopf, and L. Muszynski, "Wood-Adhesive Penetration: Non-destructive, 3D visualization and quantification," International Conference of Wood Adhesives, Toronta, Canada, October 9-11, 2013
  12. M. Schwartzkopf, L. Muszynski, J. A. Nairn, and X. Lin "Empirical Investigation of Micromechanics of the Internal Bond in Wood Plastic Composites," 6th International Symposium on Wood Fibre Polymer Composites, September 23-24, 2013, in Biarritz, France.
  13. Y. E. Aimene and J. A. Nairn, "Wood transverse compression using hyperelastic plastic behavior simulated in The Material Point Method," Forest Products Society Meeting 2013.
  14. J.A. Nairn, "Modeling Imperfect Interfaces in the Material Point Method using Multimaterial Methods," Computer Modeling in Eng. & Sci., 92, 271-299 (2013)
    | Preprint (PDF File) |
  15. E. Wilson, M. Shir Mohammadi, and J.A. Nairn, "Crack Propagation Fracture Toughness of Several Wood Species," Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, in press (2013) (DOI: 10.1520/ACEM20120045)
    | Preprint (PDF File) |
  16. Arijit Sinha, J.A. Nairn, and Rakesh Gupta, "The Effect of Elevated Temperature Exposure on the Fracture Toughness of Solid Wood and Structural Wood Composites," Wood Science & Technology, 46, 1127-1149 (2012)
  17. Noah Matsumoto and J.A. Nairn, "Fracture Toughness of Wood and Wood Composites During Crack Propagation," Wood and Fiber Science, 44 (2), 121-133 (2012)
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  18. J.A. Nairn, "Generalized Crack Closure Analysis for Elements with Arbitrarily-Placed Side Nodes and Consistent Nodal Forces," Int. J. Fracture, 171, 11-22 (2011)
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  19. S. G. Bardenhagen, J.A. Nairn, and H. Lu, "Simulation of dynamic fracture with the Material Point Method using a mixed J-integral and cohesive law approach," Int. J. Fracture, 170, 49-66 (2011) (DOI 10.1007/s10704-011-9602-1)
  20. R. Moon, A. Martini, J.A. Nairn, J. Simonsen, and J. Youngblood, "Cellulose Nanomaterials Review: Structure, Properties and Nanocomposites," Chem. Soc. Rev., 40, 3941-3994 (2011) (DOI:10.1039/C0CS00108B).
  21. J.A. Nairn, "Aspect Ratio Requirements for Nanotube-Reinforced, Polymer-Matrix Composites," Composites Part A, 42, 1850-1855 (2011) (DOI:10.1016/j.compositesa.2011.08.012)
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  22. Arijit Sinha, Rakesh Gupta, and J.A. Nairn, "Thermal Degradation of Lateral Yield Strength of Nailed Wood Connections," ASCE's Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 23, 812-822 (2011) (DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000233)
  23. Arijit Sinha, Rakesh Gupta, and J.A. Nairn, "Thermal Degradation of Bending Properties of Structural Wood and Wood-Based Composites," Holzforschung, 65, 221-229 (2011). (DOI: 10.1515/HF.2011.001)
  24. V. Lemiale, A. Hurmane, and J. A. Nairn, "Material Point Method Simulation of Equal Channel Angular Pressing Involving Large Plastic Strain and Contact Through Sharp Corners," Computer Modeling in Eng. & Sci., 70(1), 41-66, (2010)
  25. J.A. Nairn and E. Le, "Numerical Modeling and Experiments on the Role of Strand-to-Strand Interface Quality on the Properties of Oriented Strand Board," Proc of 9th Int. Conf. on Wood Adhesives, Lake Tahoe, Neveda, USA, Sept. 28-30, 2009
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  26. J.A. Nairn, "Polar Shear Lag Analysis of a Composite of Concentric Cylinders with Longitudinal Cracks: Application to Internal Checking in Wood," Mechanics of Materials, 41, 850-858 (2009).
    | ScienceDirect Web Edition | Accepted Author Manuscript | Java Application for the Calculations |
  27. A. Sinha, J.A. Nairn, and R. Gupta "Thermal Degradation of the Strength of Plywood and Oriented Strand Board: A Kinetics Approach," Wood Science & Technology, 45 (2), 315-330 (2010) (DOI: 10.1007/s00226-010-0329-3).
  28. Y. Leterrier, J. Waller, J.-A.E. Manson, and J.A. Nairn, "Models for Saturation Damage State in Multilayer Coatings," Mechanics of Materials, 42, 326-334 (2009).
  29. John A. Nairn, "Exact Calculation of Expected Values for Splitting Pairs in Blackjack," Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, submitted (2008).
    | Preprint (PDF file) | Blackjack Software and Tables of Expected Values |
  30. John A. Nairn and Noah Matsumoto, "Fracture Modeling of Crack Propagation in Wood and Wood Composites Including Crack Tip Processes and Fiber Bridging Mechanics," 12th International Conference on Fracture, Ottawa, Canada, July 12-17, 2009.
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  31. Noah Matsumoto and John A. Nairn, "The Fracture Toughness of Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) Including the Effects of Fiber Bridging and Crack-Plane Interference," Engr. Fract. Mech., 76, 2748-2757 (2009).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  32. John A. Nairn, "Analytical and Numerical Modeling of R Curves for Cracks with Bridging Zones," Int. J. Fracture, 155, 167-181 (2009). (DOI: 10.1007/s10704-009-9338-3)
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  33. Andreja Kutnar, Frederick A. Kamke, John A. Nairn, and Milan Sernek, "Mode II Fracture Behavior of Bonded Viscoelastic Thermal Compressed Wood," Wood and Fiber Science, 40, 362-373 (2008).
    | Reprint (PDF file) |
  34. Noah Matsumoto and John A. Nairn, "Fracture Toughness of MDF and other Materials with Fiber Bridging," Proc. 22nd Ann. Tech. Conf. of the Amer. Soc. of Composites, Sept 17-19, 2007, Seattle, WA.
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  35. John A. Nairn, "Numerical Modeling of Deformation and Fracture of Wood including Heterogeneity and Anisotropy," COST Action E35 Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland, May 21-23, 2007
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  36. John A. Nairn, "A Numerical Study of the Transverse Modulus of Wood as a Function of Grain Orientation and Properties," Holzforschung, 61, 406-413 (2007).
    | Reprint (PDF file) |
  37. John A. Nairn, "Numerical Implementation of Imperfect Interfaces," Computational Materials Science, 40, 525-536 (2007).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript (with one correction) |
  38. John A. Nairn, "Material Point Method Simulations of Transverse Fracture in Wood with Realistic Morphologies," Holzforschung, 61, 375-281 (2007).
    | Reprint (PDF file) |
  39. Yajun Guo and John A. Nairn, "Three-Dimensional Dynamic Fracture Analysis Using the Material Point Method," Computer Modeling in Eng. & Sci., 16, 141-156 (2006).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  40. John A. Nairn, "Numerical Simulations of Transverse Compression and Densification in Wood," Wood and Fiber Science, 38, 576-591 (2006).
    | Reprint (PDF file) | Web Site with Simulation Movies |
  41. John A. Nairn, "Numerical Simulation of Transverse Fracture in Wood," Proc. World Conf. on Timber Engineering, Protland, OR USA, August 6-10, 2006.
    | See Ref. 122 Instead for Full Publication (PDF File) |
  42. John A. Nairn, "On the Calculation of Energy Release Rates for Cracked Laminates with Residual Stresses," Int. J. Fracture, 139, 267-293 (2006).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript | Journal Reference |
  43. L. Xue, O. Borodin, G. D. Smith, and J. A. Nairn, "Micromechanics simulations of the viscoelastic properties of highly filled composites by the material point method (MPM)," Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng., 14, 703-730 (2006).
  44. S. Guo, D. A. Dillard, and J. A. Nairn, "The Effect of Residual Stress on the Energy Release Rate of Wedge and DCB Test Specimens," Int. J. of Adhesion and Adhesive, 26, 285-294 (2006).
  45. John A. Nairn and Yajun Guo, "Material Point Method Calculations with Explicit Cracks, Fracture Parameters, and Crack Propagation," 11th Int. Conf. Fracture, Turin, Italy, Mar 20-25, 2005.
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  46. M. Huang, C. Boone, M. Roberts, D. E. Savage, M. G. Lagally, N. Shaji, H. Qin, R. Blick, J. A. Nairn, and F. Liu, "Nanomechanical Architecture of Strained Bi-layer Thin Films: from design principles to experimental fabrication," Advanced Materials, 17, 2860-2864 (2005).
  47. T. J. Kemp, K. N. Bachus, J.A. Nairn, and D. R. Carrier, "Functional Tradeoffs in the Limb Bones of Dogs Selected for Running Versus Fighting," J Experimental Biology, 208, 3475-3482 (2005).
    | On-line Version |
  48. M. Huang, J. A. Nairn, F. Liu, and M. G. Lagally, "Mechanical Stability of Ultrathin Ge/Si Film on SiO2: The Effecto fo Si/SiO2 Interface," J Applied Physics, 97, 116108-116112 (2005).
  49. O. Borodin, G. D. Smith, D. Bedrov, J. A. Nairn, and S. G. Bardenhagen, "Multiscale Modeling of Viscoelastic Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites," J Polym Sci Part B: Polym Phys, 43, 1005-1013 (2005).
  50. John A. Nairn, "Simulation of Crack Growth in Ductile Materials," Engr. Fract. Mech., 72, 961-979 (2005).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  51. John A. Nairn, "Generalized Shear-Lag Analysis Including Imperfect Interfaces," Advanced Composite Letters, 13, 263-274 (2004).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  52. Yajun Guo and John A. Nairn, "Calculation of J-Integral and Stress Intensity Factors using the Material Point Method," Computer Modeling in Eng. & Sci., 6, 295-308 (2004).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  53. O. Borodin, G. D. Smith, D. Bedrov, S. G. Bardenhagen and J. A. Nairn, "Dynamic, Transport Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites and Nanocomposite Solid Polymer Electrolytes," Nanotech, Boston, MA, Mar 7-11, 2004.
    | Reprint (PDF) |
  54. John A. Nairn, "Fracture Mechanics of the Microbond and Pull-Out Tests," The Application of Fracture Mechanics to Polymers, Adhesives, and Composites, Elsevier, 2004 (ISBN 0-08-044205-6).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  55. John A. Nairn, "Residual Stress Effects in Fracture of Composites and Adhesives," The Application of Fracture Mechanics to Polymers, Adhesives, and Composites, Elsevier, 2004 (ISBN 0-08-044205-6).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  56. John A. Nairn, "Finite Fracture Mechanics of Matrix Microcracking in Composites," The Application of Fracture Mechanics to Polymers, Adhesives, and Composites, Elsevier, 2004 (ISBN 0-08-044205-6).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  57. Y. Leterrier, C. Fischer, L. Médico, F. Demarco, J.-A. E. Månson, P. Bouten, J. DeGoede, J.A. Nairn, "Mechanical properties of transparent functional thin films for flexible displays," Proc. 46th Ann. Tech. Conf. Soc. Vacuum Coaters, 2003.
    | Reprint (PDF file) |
  58. John A. Nairn, "Material Point Method Calculations with Explicit Cracks," Computer Modeling in Eng. & Sci., 4, 649-664 (2003).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  59. Man Hee Han and John A. Nairn, "Hygrothermal Aging of Polyimide Matrix Composite Laminates," Composites Part A, 34 979-986 (2003).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  60. D.-A. Mendels, Y. Leterrier, J.-A. E. Manson, and J. A. Nairn, "The Influence of Internal Stresses on the Microbond Test II: Physical Aging and Adhesion," J. Comp. Mat., 36, 1655-1676 (2002).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  61. D.-A. Mendels, S. A. Page, J.-A. E. Manson, and J. A. Nairn, "A Compression-Loaded Double Lap Shear Test: Part 1, Theory," Int. J. Adhes. & Adhes., in press (2002).
    | Preprint (PDF file) |
  62. T. Kislev, G. Marom, L. Berglund, R. Joffe, J. A. Nairn, and H. D. Wagner, "On the Nature of Opaque Cylindrical Regions Formed at Fiber Break Sites in a Fragmentation Test," Advanced Composite Letters, 11, 7-13 (2002).
  63. Ben W. Kim and John A. Nairn, "Experimental Verification of the Effects of Friction and Residual Stress on the Analysis of Interfacial Debonding and Toughness in Single Fiber Composites," J. Mater. Sci., 37, 3965-3972 (2002).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  64. Ben W. Kim and John A. Nairn, "Observations of Fiber Fracture and Interfacial Debonding Phenomena Using the Fragmentation Test in Single Fiber Composites," J. Comp. Mat., 36, 1825-1858 (2002).
  65. H. Tan and J. A. Nairn, "Hierarchical, Adaptive, Material Point Method for Dynamic Energy Release rate Calculations," Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg., 191, 2095-2109 (2002).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  66. J. A. Nairn, C.-H. Liu, D.-A. Mendels, and S. Zhandarov, "Fracture Mechanics Analysis of the Single-Fiber Pull-Out Test and the Microbond Test Including The Effects of Friction and Thermal Stresses," 16th Ann. Mtg. of the Amer. Soc. Composites, VPI, VA, Sept. 9-12, 2001.
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  67. J. A. Nairn and D.-A. Mendels, "On the Use of Planar Shear-Lag Methods for Stress-Transfer Analysis of Multilayered Composites," Mechanics of Materials, 33, 335-362 (2001).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  68. J. A. Nairn, "Fracture Mechanics of Composites with Residual Stresses, Traction-Loaded Cracks, and Imperfect Interfaces," Comp. Sci. & Tech, 61, 2159-2167 (2000).
    | ScienceDirect Web Edition | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  69. S. Zhandarov, E. Pisanova, E. Mäder, and J. A. Nairn, "Investigation of Load Transfer Between the Fiber and the Matrix in Pull-Out Tests with Fibers having Different Diameters, J. Adhesions Sci. & Tech., 15, 205-222 (2000).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  70. D.-A. Mendels, S. A. Page, Y. Leterrier, J.-A. E. Månson, and J. A. Nairn, "A Modified Double lap-Shear Test As A Mean To Measure Intrinsic Properties of Adhesive Joints," Proc. of ECCM 9, Brighton, UK, June 4-7, 2000.
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  71. J. A. Nairn, "Analytical Fracture Mechanics Analysis of the Pull-Out Test Including the Effects of Friction and Thermal Stresses," Advanced Composite Letters, 9, 373-383(2000).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
    This paper describes some equations for calculating the energy release rate for debond growth in the single-fiber pull-out test. Click here to read about and download a Microsoft Excel spread sheet that can apply the calculations in this paper to experimental results from single-fiber, pull-out tests.
  72. J. A. Nairn, "Exact and Variational Theorems for Fracture Mechanics of Composites with Residual Stresses, Traction-Loaded Cracks, and Imperfect Interfaces," Int. J. Fract., 105, 243-271(2000).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  73. J. A. Nairn, "Matrix Microcracking in Composites," in Polymer Matrix Composites (edited by R. Talreja and J.-A. E. Månson) which is Volume 2 of Comprehensive Composite Materials, Elsevier Science, 403-432 (2000).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  74. S.-R. Kim and J. A. Nairn, "Fracture Mechanics Analysis of Coating/Substrate Systems: II. Experiments in Bending," Engr. Fract. Mech., 65, 595-607(2000).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  75. S.-R. Kim and J. A. Nairn, "Fracture Mechanics Analysis of Coating/Substrate Systems: I. Analysis of Tensile and Bending Experiments," Engr. Fract. Mech., 65, 573-593 (2000).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  76. J. A. Nairn, "Energy Release Rate Analysis for Adhesive and Laminate Double Cantilever Beam Specimens Emphasizing the Effect of Residual Stresses," Int. J. Adhes. and Adhes., 20, 59-70 (2000).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript (corrected) |
    The "corrected" manuscript fixes two equation errors in the appendix in Eqs. (42) and (43).
  77. J. A. Nairn, "Fracture Mechanics of Composites with Residual Stresses, Traction-Loaded Cracks, and Imperfect Interfaces," Proc. 2nd ESIS TC4 Conference on Polymers and Composites, September, 1999.
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  78. J. A. Nairn, "Mechanical Modeling and Internal Stress Calculations in Filled Polymers," Eurofillers, September, 1999.
  79. J. A. Nairn and M.-H. Han "Hygrothermal Aging of Polyimide Matrix Composite Laminates," Proc. Int'l Conf. on Comp. Mat. 12 (ICCM 12) (1999).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  80. X.-F. Zhou, J. A. Nairn, and H. D. Wagner, "Fiber-Matrix Adhesion from the Single-Fiber Composite Test: Nucleation of Interfacial Debonding," Composites, 30, 1387-1400 (1999).
  81. J. A. Nairn, "Applications of Finite Fracture Mechanics for Predicting Fracture Events in Composites," Proc. 5th Int'l Conf. on Def. and Fract. of Comp. Mat., London, UK, pg. 1, 18-19 March, 1999.
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  82. C.-H. Liu and J. A. Nairn, "Analytical Fracture Mechanics of the Microbond Test Including the Effects of Friction and Thermal Stresses," Int. J. Adhes. and Adhes., 19, 59-70 (1999).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript (corrected) |
    There are some minor misprints in Eqs. (6), (8), and (25) in the published version of this paper; those misprints are corrected the Accepted Author Manuscript. This paper describes some equations for calculating the energy release rate for debond growth in the microbond test. Click here to read about and download a Microsoft Excel spread sheet that can apply the calculations in this paper to experimental results from microbond tests.
  83. A. Paipetis, C. Galiotis, Y. C. Liu, and J. A. Nairn, "Stress Transfer from the Matrix to the Fibre in a Fragmentation Test: Raman Experiments and Analytical Modeling," J. Comp. Mat., 33, 377-399 (1999).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  84. C. H. Liu and J. A. Nairn, "Using the Essential Work of Fracture Method for Studying Physical Aging in Thin Ductile Polymeric Films," Polymer Science & Engineering., 38, 186-193 (1998).
    | Reprint (PDF File) |
  85. J. A. Nairn, "Fracture Mechanics of Composites with Residual Thermal Stresses," J. Appl. Mech., 64, 804-810 (1997).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  86. H. D. Wagner and J. A. Nairn, "Residual Thermal Stresses in Three Concentric Transversely Isotropic Cylinders: Application to Thermoplastic Matrix Composites Containing a Transcrystalline Interphase," Comp. Sci & Tech., 57, 1289-1302 (1997).
  87. J. A. Nairn, "On the Use of Shear-Lag Methods for Analysis of Stress Transfer in Unidirectional Composites," Mechanics of Materials, 26, 63-80 (1997).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  88. H. D. Wagner, X. F. Zhou, and J. A. Nairn, "Interface Toughness of Single-Fiber Composites," First Hellenic Conference on Composite Materials and Structures, Xanthi, Greece, July 2-5, 1997.
  89. J. A. Nairn and Y. C. Liu, "On the Use of Energy Methods For Interpretation of Results from Single-Fiber Fragmentation Experiments," Comp. Interfaces, 4, 241-267 (1996).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  90. J. A. Nairn and Y. C. Liu, "Stress Transfer into a Fragmented, Anisotropic Fiber Through an Imperfect Interface," Int. J. Solids Structures, 34, 1255-1281 (1996).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  91. J. A. Nairn and H. D. Wagner, "A Revised Shear-Lag Analysis of an Energy Model for Fiber-Matrix Debonding," Adv. Comp. Letts., 5, 131-135 (1996).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  92. M. Detassis, E. Frydman, D. Vrieling, X. F. Zhou, J. A. Nairn, and H. D. Wagner, "Interface Toughness in Fiber Composites by the Fragmentation Test," Composites, 27A, 769-773 (1996).
  93. T. W. Chou, J. A. Nairn, and S. L. Phoenix, "Micromechanical Modeling of Polymeric Composites," J. of Materials (JOM), 48, 53-57 (1996).
  94. J. A. Nairn, Y. C. Liu, and C. Galiotis, "Analysis of Stress Transfer from the Matrix to the Fiber Through an Imperfect Interface: Application to the Single Fiber Fragmentation Test," ASTM STP 1290, 47-65 (1996).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  95. H. W. Kim, M. A. Grayson, and J. A. Nairn, "The Effect of Hygrothermal Aging on the Microcracking Properties of Some Carbon Fiber/Polyimide Laminates," Adv. Comp. Letts., 4, 185-188 (1995).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  96. H. D. Wagner, J. A. Nairn, and M. Detassis, "Toughness of Interfaces from Initial Fiber-Matrix Debonding in a Single Fiber Composite Fragmentation Test," Applied Composite Materials, 2, 107-117 (1995).
  97. R. J. Scheer and J. A. Nairn, "A Comparison of Several Fracture Mechanics Methods for Measuring the Interfacial Toughness with Microbond Tests," J. Adhesion, 53, 45-68 (1995).
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  98. J. A. Nairn, "Some New Variational Mechanics Results on Composite Microcracking," Proc. 10th International Conference on Composite Materials, Whistler, B. C., Canada, August 14-18, 1995.
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |.
  99. J. A. Nairn and T. Jiang, "Measurement of the Friction and Lubricity Properties of Contact Lenses," Proceedings of ANTEC `95, Boston, MA, May 7-11, 1995.
    | Accepted Author Manuscript |
  100. J. A. Nairn and R. J. Scheer, "A Simple Fracture Mechanics Method for Measuring the Interfacial Toughness with Microbond Tests," Deformation and Fracture of Composites, Guilford, United Kingdom, March 27-29, 1994.
  101. J. A. Nairn, "A Bessel Function Analysis of Stress Transfer From the Matrix to the Fiber Through an Imperfect Interface: Application to the Fragmentation Test," 25th ISRAEL Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel, May 25-26, 1994.
  102. J. A. Nairn, "Using the Essential Work of Fracture Method for Studying Physical Aging in Thin Ductile Polymeric Films," Deformation, Fatigue, and Fracture of Polymers, Cambridge, England, April 11-14, 1994.
  103. J. A. Nairn, S. I. Harper, and W. D. Bascom, "Effect of Fiber, Matrix, and Interphase on Carbon Fiber Composite Compression Strength," NASA Contractor Report 4601, November 1994.
  104. J. A. Nairn and S. Hu, "Micromechanics of Damage: A Case Study of Matrix Microcracking," in Damage Mechanics of Composite Materials, Chapter 6 (editor: Ramesh Talreja, Elsevier Publishers, 1994).
  105. P. R. Stone and J. A. Nairn, "Interfacial Toughness and Its Effect on Compression Strength in Polycarbonate/Carbon Fiber Composites," Polym. Composites, 15, 197 (1994).
  106. J. A. Nairn, "Material Performance: Micromechanical Modeling of Composite Fracture," First International Workshop of Composite Materials for Offshore Operations, Houston, Texas, October 26-28, 1993.
  107. J. A. Nairn, S. Hu, and J. S. Bark, "A Critical Evaluation of Theories for Predicting Microcracking in Composite Laminates," J. Mat. Sci., 28, 5099 (1993).
  108. J. A. Nairn, "Microcracking, Microcrack-Induced Delamination, and Longitudinal Splitting of Advanced Composite Structures," NASA Contractor Report 4472, November 1992.
  109. P. Shankar, W. D. Bascom, and J. A. Nairn, "The Effect of Mixed Mode Precracking on the Mode I Fracture of Composite Laminates," Proc. of the 3rd NASA Advanced Comp. Tech. Conf., 547, Long Beach, CA, June 8­11, 1992.
  110. J. A. Nairn, S. Hu, S. Liu, and J. S. Bark, "Master Plot Analysis of Microcracking in Graphite/Epoxy and Graphite/PEEK Laminates," Proc. of the 3rd NASA Advanced Comp. Tech. Conf., 557, Long Beach, CA, June 8­11, 1992.
  111. S. Hu and J. A. Nairn, "On the Curved Microcracks in [(S)/90n]s Laminates: Their Shapes, Initiation Angles, and Locations," Comp. Sci. & Tech., 47, 321 (1992).
  112. J. B. Ha and J. A. Nairn, "Compression Failure Mechanisms of Single-Ply, Unidirectional, Carbon-Fiber Composites," SAMPE Quarterly, 23, 29 (1992).
  113. R. Scheer and J. A. Nairn, "Variational Mechanics Analysis of the Stresses and Failure in Microdrop Debond Specimens," Composites Engineering, 2, 621 (1992).
  114. J. A. Nairn and S. Hu, "The Initiation and Growth of Delaminations Induced by Matrix Microcracks," Int. J. Fract., 57, 1-24 (1992).
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  115. J. A. Nairn and S. Hu, "The Formation and Effect of Outer-Ply Microcracks in Cross-Ply Laminates: A Variational Approach," Eng. Fract. Mech., 41, 203-221 (1992).
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  116. J. A. Nairn, "A Variational Mechanics Analysis of the Stresses Around Breaks in Embedded Fibers," Mechanics of Materials, 12, 131 (1992).
  117. S. Liu and J. A. Nairn, "The Formation and Propagation of Matrix Microcracks in Cross-Ply Laminates During Static Loading," J. Reinf. Plast. & Comp., 11, 158 (1992).
  118. J. A. Nairn and S. R. Kim, "A Fracture Mechanics Analysis of Multiple Cracking in Coatings," Eng. Fract. Mech., 42, 195 (1992).
  119. S. Hu and J. A. Nairn, "On the Thermally-Induced Residual Stresses in Thick Fiber-Thermoplastic Matrix (PEEK) Cross-Ply Laminated Plates," Proc. of the 9th DOD/NASA/FAA Conf. on Fibrous Composites in Structural Design, III, 1447 (1991).
  120. R. Scheer and J. A. Nairn, "Variational Mechanics Analysis of the Stresses in Microdrop Debond Specimens," Proc. of the 8th International Conference on Composite Materials, 29-C (1991).
  121. J. A. Nairn, S. Hu, S. Liu, and J. Bark, "The Initiation, Propagation, and Effect of Matrix Microcracks in Cross-Ply and Related Laminates," Proc. of the 1st NASA Advanced Comp. Tech. Conf., Seattle, WA, Oct. 29 to Nov. 1, 1990.
  122. W. D. Bascom, J. A. Nairn, and D. J. Boll, "Studies of Fiber­Matrix Adhesion on Compression Strength," Proc. of the 1st NASA Advanced Comp. Tech. Conf., Seattle, WA, Oct. 29 to Nov. 1, 1990.
  123. S. Liu and J. A. Nairn, "A Fracture Mechanics Analysis of Composite Microcracking: Fatigue Experiments," Proc. of the 5th Meeting of the American Society of Composites, 287-295 (1990).
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  124. J. A. Nairn, "Fracture Mechanics of Unidirectional Composites," J. Reinf. Plast. & Comp., 9, 91 (1990).
  125. J. A. Nairn, S. Liu, H. Chen, and A. R. Wedgewood, "Longitudinal Splitting in Epoxy and K-Polymer Composites: Shear-Lag Analysis Including the Effect of Fiber Bridging," J. Comp. Mat., 25, 1086 (1990).
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  126. A. S. Saleemi and J. A. Nairn, "The Plain-Strain Essential Work of Fracture as a Measure of the Fracture Toughness of Ductile Polymers," Polym. Eng. & Sci., 30, 211 (1990).
  127. J. A. Nairn, "The Measurement of Polymer Viscoelastic Response During an Impact Experiment," Polym. Eng. & Sci., 29, 654 (1989).
  128. J. A. Nairn, "The Strain Energy Release Rate of Composite Microcracking: A Variational Approach," J. Comp. Mat., 23, 1106 (1989).
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  129. J. A. Nairn and R. J. Farris, "Important Property Divergences," in Engineered Materials Handbook, Volume 2: Engineering Plastics (American Society of Metals, Metals Park, Ohio, 1988).
  130. J. A. Nairn, "The Initiation of Microcracking in Cross-Ply Laminates: A Variational Mechanics Analysis," Proc. of the 3rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Composites, 472 (1988).
  131. A. S. Saleemi and J. A. Nairn, "The Essential Work of Fracture of Toughened Nylon," Polymer Preprints, 29, 155 (1988).
  132. J. A. Nairn, "Fracture Mechanics of Unidirectional Composites Using the Shear-Lag Model II: Experiment," J. Comp. Mat., 22, 589 (1988).
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  133. J. A. Nairn, "Fracture Mechanics of Unidirectional Composites Using the Shear-Lag Model I: Theory," J. Comp. Mat., 22, 561 (1988).
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  134. J. A. Nairn, "Fracture Mechanics of Unidirectional Composites Containing an Elliptical Hole," Proc. of the 6th International Conference on Composite Materials, 3, 200 (1987).
  135. J. A. Nairn, "Fracture Mechanics of Unidirectional Composites," Proc. of the 2nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Composites, 58 (1987). (Revised and reprinted in J. Reinf. Plast. & Comp. -- see 35).
  136. A. R. Wedgewood, K. B. Su, and J. A. Nairn, "Toughness Properties and Service Performance of High Temperature Thermoplastics and Their Composites," SAMPE Technical Conference, 19, 454 (1987).
  137. J. A. Nairn, "Transverse Fracture in Unidirectional Graphite/Polysulfone Composites," J. Comp. Mat., 21, 798 (1987).
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  138. J. A. Nairn and P. Zoller, "The Development of Residual Thermal Stresses in Amorphous and Semicrystalline Thermoplastic Matrix Composites," ASTM STP 937, 328 (1987).
  139. J. A. Nairn and A. R. Wedgewood, "Flexural Fatigue of Uniaxial, Glass-Reinforced Amorphous Thermoplastics," Polymer Preprints, 26, 145 (1985).
  140. J. A. Nairn and P. Zoller, "Residual Thermal Stresses in Semicrystalline Thermoplastic Matrix Composites," Proc. of the 5th International Conference on Composite Materials, 931 (1985).
  141. J. A. Nairn, "Thermoelastic Analysis of Residual Stresses in Unidirectional, High-Performance Composites," Polymer Composites, 6, 123 (1985).
  142. J. A. Nairn and P. Zoller, "Matrix Solidification and the Resulting Residual Thermal Stresses in Composites," J. Mat. Sci., 20, 355 (1985).
  143. B. Turko, J. A. Nairn, and K. Sauer, "Single Photon Timing for Picosecond Fluorescence Lifetime Measurements," Rev. Sci. Instru., 54, 118 (1983).
  144. P. Reisberg, J. A. Nairn, and K. Sauer, "Picosecond Fluorescence Kinetics in Spinach Chloroplasts at Low Temperature," Photochem. Photobiol., 36, 657 (1982).
  145. J. A. Nairn, W. Haehnel, P. Reisberg, and K. Sauer, "Picosecond Fluorescence Kinetics in Spinach Chloroplasts at Room Temperature: Effects of Mg+2," Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 682, 420 (1982).
  146. W. Haehnel, J. A. Nairn, P. Reisberg, and K. Sauer, "Picosecond Fluorescence Kinetics and Energy Transfer in Chloroplasts and Algae," Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 680, 161 (1982).
  147. W. Haehnel, J. A. Nairn, and K. Sauer, "Fluorescence Lifetimes of in vivo Chlorophyll Studied in Chloroplasts and Algae," J. Lumin., 25, 795 (1981).
  148. J. A. Nairn, "Orientation and Energy Transfer Studies on Chlorophyll in the Photosynthetic Membrane," Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley (1981).
  149. J. A. Nairn, R. Friesner and K. Sauer, "A General Theory of the Spectroscopic Properties of Partially Ordered Ensembles II: Two Vector Problems," J. Chem. Phys., 74, 5398 (1981).
  150. J. A. Nairn and C. L. Braun, "Monte Carlo Simulations of the Rate of Intramolecular End-to-End Contact in Alkane Chains," J. Chem. Phys., 74, 2441 (1981).
  151. J. A. Nairn, R. Friesner, H. A. Frank, and K. Sauer, "A New Approach to the Theory of Linear Dichroism in Partially Ordered Systems: Application to Reaction Centers and Whole Cells of Photosynthetic Bacteria," Biophys. J., 32, 733 (1980).
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  152. R. Friesner, J. A. Nairn, and K. Sauer, "A General Theory of the Spectroscopic Properties of Partially Ordered Ensembles I: One Vector Problems," J. Chem. Phys., 72, 221 (1980).
  153. H. A. Frank, R. Friesner, J. A. Nairn, G. C. Dismukes, and K. Sauer, "The Orientation of the Primary Donor in Bacterial Photosynthesis," Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 547, 484 (1979).
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  154. R. Friesner, J. A. Nairn, and K. Sauer, "Direct Calculation of the Orientational Distribution Function of Partially Ordered Ensembles from the EPR Lineshape," J. Chem. Phys., 71, 358 (1979).
  155. R. M. Pearlstein, F. Van Nostrand, and J. A. Nairn, "Time Dependence of Triplet-Singlet Excitation Transfer from Compact Poly rA to Bound Dye at 77K," Biophys. J., 26, 61 (1979).
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  156. W. B. Whitten, J. A. Nairn, and R. M. Pearlstein, "Derivative Absorption Spectroscopy from 5-300K of the Bacteriochlorophyll-a Protein from Prosthecochloris Aestuarii," Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 503, 251 (1978).
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  157. J. A. Nairn, C. L. Braun, P. Caluwe, and M. Szwarc, "Fluorescence Quenching as a Tool for Studies of Rates of Intramolecular Encounters," Chem. Phys. Lett., 54, 469 (1978).
  158. J. A. Nairn and C. L. Braun, "Correlation Times for Internal Rotations of Alkane Chains from Carbon-13 T1 Data," Chem. Phys. Lett., 52, 385 (1977).