Publications

2020

Finite element modeling of dynamic frictional rupture with rate and state friction

R. Rezakhani; F. Barras; M. Brun; J-F. Molinari 

Journal Of The Mechanics And Physics Of Solids. 2020-08-01. Vol. 141, p. 103967. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2020.103967.

Aging of Concrete Structures and Infrastructures: Causes, Consequences, and Cures (C-3)

M. A. Hariri-Ardebili; L. Sanchez; R. Rezakhani 

Advances In Materials Science And Engineering. 2020-05-07. Vol. 2020, p. 9370591. DOI : 10.1155/2020/9370591.

Adhesive wear and interaction of tangentially loaded micro-contacts

S. Pham-Ba; T. Brink; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2020-04-01. Vol. 188-189, p. 261-268. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2019.10.023.

Crack front waves: A 3D dynamic response to a local perturbation of tensile and shear cracks

F. Fekak; F. Barras; A. Dubois; D. Spielmann; D. Bonamy et al. 

Journal Of The Mechanics And Physics Of Solids. 2020-02-01. Vol. 135, p. 103806. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2019.103806.

The emergence of crack-like behavior of frictional rupture: Edge singularity and energy balance

F. Barras; M. Aldam; T. Roch; E. A. Brener; E. Bouchbinder et al. 

Earth And Planetary Science Letters. 2020-02-01. Vol. 531, p. 115978. DOI : 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.115978.

2019

Emergence of Cracklike Behavior of Frictional Rupture: The Origin of Stress Drops

F. Barras; M. Aldam; T. Roch; E. A. Brener; E. Bouchbinder et al. 

Physical Review X. 2019-11-26. Vol. 9, num. 4, p. 041043. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevX.9.041043.

Review of fundamental assumptions of the Two-Phase model for aggregate interlocking in cracked concrete using numerical methods and experimental evidence

M. Pundir; M. Tirassa; M. F. Ruiz; A. Muttoni; G. Anciaux 

Cement And Concrete Research. 2019-11-01. Vol. 125, p. 105855. DOI : 10.1016/j.cemconres.2019.105855.

Adhesive wear mechanisms in the presence of weak interfaces: Insights from an amorphous model system

T. Brink; J-F. Molinari 

Physical Review Materials. 2019-05-10. Vol. 3, num. 5, p. 053604. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.053604.

Numerical simulation of large-scale structural systems

M. A. Hariri-Ardebili; L. Furgani; J. Salamon; R. Rezakhani; J. Xu 

Advances In Mechanical Engineering. 2019-05-01. Vol. 11, num. 5, p. 1687814019853424. DOI : 10.1177/1687814019853424.

Emergence of self-affine surfaces during adhesive wear

E. Milanese; T. Brink; R. Aghababaei; J-F. Molinari 

Nature Communications. 2019-03-22. Vol. 10, num. 1, p. 1116. DOI : 10.1038/s41467-019-09127-8.

Dynamics of fracturing saturated porous media and self-organization of rupture

C. Peruzzo; D. T. Cao; E. Milanese; P. Favia; F. Pesavento et al. 

European Journal Of Mechanics A-Solids. 2019-03-01. Vol. 74, p. 471-484. DOI : 10.1016/j.euromechsol.2018.12.004.

Crack Nucleation in the Adhesive Wear of an Elastic-Plastic Half-Space

L. Frérot; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

ArXiv. 2019. 

Lattice Green function methods for atomistic/continuum coupling: Theory and data-sparse implementation

M. Hodapp; G. Anciaux; W. Curtin 

Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2019. Vol. 348, p. 1039-1075. DOI : 10.1016/j.cma.2019.02.006.

A Fourier-accelerated volume integral method for elastoplastic contact

L. Frérot; M. Bonnet; J-F. Molinari; G. Anciaux 

Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2019. Vol. 351, p. 951-976. DOI : 10.1016/j.cma.2019.04.006.

2018

Unstable Slip Pulses and Earthquake Nucleation as a Nonequilibrium First-Order Phase Transition

E. A. Brener; M. Aldam; F. Barras; J-F. Molinari; E. Bouchbinder 

Physical Review Letters. 2018-12-07. Vol. 121, num. 23, p. 234302. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.234302.

Supershear bursts in the propagation of a tensile crack in linear elastic material

F. Barras; R. Carpaij; P. H. Geubelle; J-F. Molinari 

Physical Review E. 2018-12-07. Vol. 98, num. 6, p. 063002. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevE.98.063002.

Stability analysis of rough surfaces in adhesive normal contact

V. Rey; J. Bleyer 

Computational Mechanics. 2018-11-01. Vol. 62, num. 5, p. 1155-1167. DOI : 10.1007/s00466-018-1556-y.

Coupled atomistic/discrete dislocation method in 3D Part II: Validation of the method

M. Hodapp; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari; W. Curtin 

Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2018-10-01. Vol. 119, p. 1-19. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2018.05.003.

Guest editorial: Special Issue on Science of Wear

Y. Meng; V. L. Popov; J-F. Molinari 

Friction. 2018-09-01. Vol. 6, num. 3, p. 243-244. DOI : 10.1007/s40544-018-0241-7.

Asperity-Level Origins of Transition from Mild to Severe Wear

R. Aghababaei; T. Brink; J-F. Molinari 

Physical Review Letters. 2018-05-04. Vol. 120, num. 18, p. 186105. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.186105.

A mechanistic understanding of the wear coefficient: From single to multiple asperities contact

L. Frérot; R. Aghababaei; J-F. Molinari 

Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2018-02-28. Vol. 114, p. 172-184. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2018.02.015.

The coupled atomistic/discrete-dislocation method in 3d. Part III: Dynamics of hybrid dislocations

J. Cho; J. Molinari; W. Curtin; G. Anciaux 

JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICS AND PHYSICS OF SOLIDS. 2018. Vol. 118, p. 1-14. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2018.05.005.

The Coupled Atomistic/Discrete-Dislocation method in 3d part I: Concept and algorithms

G. Anciaux; T. Junge; M. Hodapp; T. Cho; J. Molinari et al. 

JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICS AND PHYSICS OF SOLIDS. 2018. Vol. 118, p. 152-171. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2018.05.004.

Modeling and simulation in tribology across scales: An overview

A. Vakis; V. Yastrebov; J. Scheibert; L. Nicola; D. Dini et al. 

TRIBOLOGY INTERNATIONAL. 2018. Vol. 125, p. 169-199. DOI : 10.1016/j.triboint.2018.02.005.

HPC simulations of alkali-silica reaction-induced damage: Influence of alkali-silica gel properties

A. Cuba Ramos; C. Roux-Langlois; C. Dunant; M. Corrado; J. Molinari 

CEMENT AND CONCRETE RESEARCH. 2018. Vol. 109, p. 90-102. DOI : 10.1016/j.cemconres.2018.03.020.

Numerical analysis of fragmentation in tempered glass with parallel dynamic insertion of cohesive elements

M. Vocialta; M. Corrado; J-F. Molinari 

Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 2018. Vol. 188, p. 448-469. DOI : 10.1016/j.engfracmech.2017.09.015.

Influence of heterogeneities on crack propagation

O. Yilmaz; J. Bleyer; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal of Fracture. 2018. Vol. 209, num. 1-2, p. 77-90. DOI : 10.1007/s10704-017-0239-6.

Adhesive wear mechanisms uncovered by atomistic simulations

J-F. Molinari; R. Aghababaei; T. Brink; L. Frerot; E. Milanese 

Friction. 2018-09-01. Vol. 6, num. 3, p. 245-259. DOI : 10.1007/s40544-018-0234-6.

2017

On the accurate computation of the true contact-area in mechanical contact of random rough surfaces

V. A. Yastrebov; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

Tribology International. 2017. Vol. 114, p. 161-171. DOI : 10.1016/j.triboint.2017.04.023.

Microbranching instability in phase-field modelling of dynamic brittle fracture

J. Bleyer; J-F. Molinari 

Applied Physics Letters. 2017. Vol. 110, num. 15, p. 151903. DOI : 10.1063/1.4980064.

Normal adhesive contact on rough surfaces: efficient algorithm for FFT-based BEM resolution

V. Rey; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

Computational Mechanics. 2017. Vol. 60, num. 1, p. 69-81. DOI : 10.1007/s00466-017-1392-5.

The role of the roughness spectral breadth in elastic contact of rough surfaces

V. A. Yastrebov; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2017. Vol. 107, p. 469-493. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2017.07.016.

Interplay between Process Zone and Material Heterogeneities for Dynamic Cracks

F. Barras; P. H. Geubelle; J-F. Molinari 

Physical Review Letters. 2017. Vol. 119, num. 14. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.144101.

On the debris-level origins of adhesive wear

R. Aghababaei; D. H. Warner; J-F. Molinari 

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2017. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1700904114.

Damage cluster distributions in numerical concrete at the mesoscale

O. Yilmaz; P. M. Derlet; J-F. Molinari 

Physical Review E. 2017. Vol. 95, num. 4, p. 043002. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevE.95.043002.

A mesoscale fracture model for concrete

O. Yilmaz; J-F. Molinari 

Cement and Concrete Research. 2017. Vol. 97, p. 84-94. DOI : 10.1016/j.cemconres.2017.03.014.

3D dynamic fragmentation with parallel dynamic insertion of cohesive elements

M. Vocialta; N. Richart; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2017. Vol. 109, num. 12, p. 1655-1678. DOI : 10.1002/nme.5339.

Micro-mechanical finite element modeling of diagonal compression test for historical stone masonry structure

S. Zhang; S. M. Taheri Mousavi; N. Richart; J-F. Molinari; K. Beyer 

International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2017. Vol. 112, p. 122-132. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2017.02.014.

Mobility law of dislocations with several character angles and temperatures in FCC Aluminum

J. Cho; J-F. Molinari; G. Anciaux 

International Journal of Plasticity. 2017. Vol. 90, p. 66-75. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijplas.2016.12.004.

Dynamic crack propagation with a variational phase-field model: limiting speed, crack branching and velocity-toughening mechanisms

J. Bleyer; C. Roux-Langlois; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal of Fracture. 2017. Vol. 204, num. 1, p. 79-100. DOI : 10.1007/s10704-016-0163-1.

Avalanches in dry and saturated disordered media at fracture in shear and mixed mode scenarios

E. Milanese; O. Yilmaz; J-F. Molinari; B. Schrefler 

Mechanics Research Communications. 2017. Vol. 80, p. 58-68. DOI : 10.1016/j.mechrescom.2016.08.002.

2016

Critical length scale controls adhesive wear mechanisms

R. Aghababaei; D. H. Warner; J-F. Molinari 

Nature Communications. 2016-06-06. Vol. 7, p. 11816. DOI : 10.1038/ncomms11816.

Properties of the shear stress peak radiated ahead of rapidly accelerating rupture fronts that mediate frictional slip

I. Svetlizky; D. Munoz; M. Radiguet; D. S. Kammer; J-F. Molinari et al. 

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2016. Vol. 113, num. 3, p. 542-547. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1517545113.

Effects of residual stresses on the tensile fatigue behavior of concrete

M. Corrado; J-F. Molinari 

Cement And Concrete Research. 2016. Vol. 89, p. 206-219. DOI : 10.1016/j.cemconres.2016.08.014.

Avalanches in dry and saturated disordered media at fracture

E. Milanese; O. Yilmaz; J-F. Molinari; B. Schrefler 

Physical Review E. 2016. Vol. 93, num. 4. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevE.93.043002.

Length Scale of interface heterogeneities selects propagation mechanism of frictional slip fronts

D. S. Kammer; D. Pino Munos; J-F. Molinari 

Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2016. Vol. 88, p. 23-34. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2015.12.014.

2015

Toward demystifying the Mohs Hardness Scale

W. W. Geberich; R. Ballarini; J-F. Molinari; I. Szlufarska 

Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 2015. Vol. 98, num. 9, p. 2681-2688. DOI : 10.1111/jace.13753.

Toward a 3D coupled atomistic and discrete dislocation dynamics simulation: dislocation core structures and Peierls stresses with several character angles in FCC aluminum

J. Cho; T. Junge; J-F. Molinari; G. Anciaux 

Advanced Modeling and Simulation in Engineering Sciences. 2015. Vol. 2, num. 1, p. 1-17. DOI : 10.1186/s40323-015-0028-6.

Dynamic stability of displacement-based atomistic/continuum coupling methods

T. Junge; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

Journal Of The Mechanics And Physics Of Solids. 2015. Vol. 80, p. 103-120. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2015.04.004.

A new formulation for imposing Dirichlet boundary conditions on non-matching meshes

A. Cuba Ramos; A. M. Aragón; S. Soghrati; P. H. Geubelle; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2015. Vol. 103, num. 6, p. 430-444. DOI : 10.1002/nme.4898.

Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics Predicts the Propagation Distance of Frictional Slip

D. S. Kammer; M. Radiguet; J-P. Ampuero; J-F. Molinari 

Tribology Letters. 2015. Vol. 57, num. 3, p. 23. DOI : 10.1007/s11249-014-0451-8.

Influence of internal impacts between fragments in dynamic brittle tensile fragmentation

M. Vocialta; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2015. Vol. 58, p. 247-256. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2015.01.008.

Implementation of a parallel finite-element library: test case on a non-local continuum damage model

N. Richart; J-F. Molinari 

Finite Elements in Analysis & Design. 2015. Vol. 100, p. 41-46. DOI : 10.1016/j.finel.2015.02.003.

Dynamic crack propagation in a heterogeneous ceramic microstructure, insights from a cohesive model

S. M. Taheri Mousavi; N. Richart; C. Wolff; J-F. Molinari 

Acta Materialia. 2015. Vol. 88, p. 136-146. DOI : 10.1016/j.actamat.2015.01.003.

From infinitesimal to full contact between rough surfaces: Evolution of the contact area

V. A. Yastrebov; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal Of Solids And Structures. 2015. Vol. 52, p. 83-102. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2014.09.019.

The role of viscoelasticity on heterogeneous stress fields at frictional interfaces

M. Radiguet; D. S. Kammer; J-F. Molinari 

Mechanics of Materials. 2015. Vol. 80, p. 276-287. DOI : 10.1016/j.mechmat.2014.03.009.

A non-local continuum damage approach to model dynamic crack branching

C. Wolff; N. Richart; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2015. Vol. 101, num. 12, p. 933-949. DOI : 10.1002/nme.4837.

2014

Impact of internal crystalline boundaries on lattice thermal conductivity: Importance of boundary structure and spacing

R. Aghababaei; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

Applied Physics Letters. 2014. Vol. 105, num. 19, p. 194102. DOI : 10.1063/1.4901887.

The Contact of Elastic Regular Wavy Surfaces Revisited

V. A. Yastrebov; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

Tribology Letters. 2014. Vol. 56, num. 1, p. 171-183. DOI : 10.1007/s11249-014-0395-z.

A C++11 implementation of arbitrary-rank tensors for high-performance computing

A. M. Aragon 

Computer Physics Communications. 2014. Vol. 185, num. 11, p. 3065-3066. DOI : 10.1016/j.cpc.2014.07.015.

A study of frictional contact in dynamic fracture along bimaterial interfaces

F. Barras; D. S. Kammer; P. H. Geubelle; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal of Fracture. 2014. Vol. 189, num. 2, p. 149-162. DOI : 10.1007/s10704-014-9967-z.

Fault constitutive relations inferred from the 2009-2010 slow slip event in Guerrero, Mexico

J. Maury; H. Aochi; M. Radiguet 

Geophysical Research Letters. 2014. Vol. 41, p. 4929-4936. DOI : 10.1002/2014GL060691.

Design of actively-cooled microvascular materials: a genetic algorithm inspired network optimization

S. Soghrati; A. M. Aragon; P. H. Geubelle 

Structural And Multidisciplinary Optimization. 2014. Vol. 49, num. 4, p. 643-655. DOI : 10.1007/s00158-013-1000-z.

Plastic activity in nanoscratch molecular dynamics simulations of pure aluminium

T. Junge; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal Of Plasticity. 2014. Vol. 53, p. 90-106. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijplas.2013.07.005.

A concurrent atomistic and continuum coupling method with applications to thermo-mechanical problems

S. B. Ramisetti; G. Anciaux; J. F. Molinari 

International Journal For Numerical Methods In Engineering. 2014. Vol. 97, num. 10, p. 707-738. DOI : 10.1002/nme.4606.

On the influence of transgranular and intergranular failure mechanisms during dynamic loading of silicon nitride

T. Mousavi; S. Mohadeseh; B. Hosseinkhani; C. Vieillard; M. Chambart et al. 

Acta Materialia. 2014. Vol. 67, p. 239-251. DOI : 10.1016/j.actamat.2013.12.032.

The existence of a critical length scale in regularised friction

D. S. Kammer; V. Yastrebov; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2014. Vol. 63, p. 40-50. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2013.10.007.

A hierarchical detection framework for computational contact mechanics

A. M. Aragón; J-F. Molinari 

Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2014. Vol. 268, p. 574-588. DOI : 10.1016/j.cma.2013.10.001.

Sintering at Particle Scale: An Eulerian Computing Framework to Deal with Strong Topological and Material Discontinuities

D. Pino-Munoz; J. Bruchon; S. Drapier; F. Valdivieso 

Archives Of Computational Methods In Engineering. 2014. Vol. 21, num. 2, p. 141-187. DOI : 10.1007/s11831-014-9101-4.

2013

A molecular dynamics and finite element study of the nanoscale thermal contact conductance

G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 2013. Vol. 59, p. 384-392. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2012.12.003.

Survival of Heterogeneous Stress Distributions Created by Precursory Slip at Frictional Interfaces

M. Radiguet; D. S. Kammer; P. Gillet; J-F. Molinari 

Physical Review Letters. 2013. Vol. 111, num. 16, p. 164302. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.164302.

A measure for the impact of research

A. M. Aragón 

Scientific Reports. 2013. Vol. 3. DOI : 10.1038/srep01649.

Direct Visualization of Single Ions in the Stern Layer of Calcite

M. Ricci; P. Spijker; F. Stellacci; J-F. Molinari; K. Voitchovsky 

Langmuir. 2013. Vol. 29, num. 7, p. 2207-2216. DOI : 10.1021/la3044736.

A cohesive element model for mixed mode loading with frictional contact capability

L. Snozzi; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal For Numerical Methods In Engineering. 2013. Vol. 93, num. 5, p. 510-526. DOI : 10.1002/nme.4398.

Relations between roughness, temperature and dry sliding friction at the atomic scale

P. Spijker; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

Tribology International. 2013. Vol. 59, p. 222-229. DOI : 10.1016/j.triboint.2012.02.009.

Insights into the thermo-mechanics of orthogonal nanometric machining

P. Romero; G. Anciaux; A. Molinari; J-F. Molinari 

Computational Materials Science. 2013. Vol. 72, p. 116-126. DOI : 10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.01.036.

A constrained-optimization methodology for the detection phase in contact mechanics simulations

A. M. Aragón; V. Yastrebov; J-F. Molinari 

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING. 2013. Vol. 96, num. 5, p. 323-338. DOI : 10.1002/nme.4561.

Spatial filters for bridging molecular dynamics with finite elements at finite temperatures

S. B. Ramisetti; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2013. Vol. 253, p. 28-38. DOI : 10.1016/j.cma.2012.09.008.

Numerical determination of the tensile response and the dissipated fracture energy of concrete: role of the meso-structure and influence of the loading rate

F. Gatuingt; L. Snozzi; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. 2013. Vol. 37, num. 18, p. 3112-3130. DOI : 10.1002/nag.2181.

2012

A finite temperature bridging domain method for MD-FE coupling and application to a contact problem

G. Anciaux; S. B. Ramisetti; J-F. Molinari 

Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2012. Vol. 205-208, p. 204-212. DOI : 10.1016/j.cma.2011.01.012.

Contact between representative rough surfaces

V. A. Yastrebov; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

Physical Review E. 2012. Vol. 86, num. 3, p. 035601. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevE.86.035601.

A meso-mechanical model for concrete under dynamic tensile and compressive loading

L. Snozzi; F. Gatuingt; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal of Fracture. 2012. Vol. 178, num. 1-2, p. 179-194. DOI : 10.1007/s10704-012-9778-z.

Friction at the tool-chip interface during orthogonal nanometric machining

P. A. Romero; G. Anciaux; A. Molinari; J. F. Molinari 

Modelling And Simulation In Materials Science And Engineering. 2012. Vol. 20, num. 5, p. 055007. DOI : 10.1088/0965-0393/20/5/055007.

Dynamic fragmentation of a brittle plate under biaxial loading: strength or toughness controlled?

S. Levy; J. F. Molinari; R. Radovitzky 

International Journal of Fracture. 2012. Vol. 174, num. 2, p. 203-215. DOI : 10.1007/s10704-012-9691-5.

On the Propagation of Slip Fronts at Frictional Interfaces

D. S. Kammer; V. Yastrebov; P. Spijker; J-F. Molinari 

Tribology Letters. 2012. Vol. 48, num. 1, p. 27-32. DOI : 10.1007/s11249-012-9920-0.

Normal contact between rough surfaces by the Discrete Element Method

J. F. Jerier; J. F. Molinari 

Tribology International. 2012. Vol. 47, p. 1-8. DOI : 10.1016/j.triboint.2011.08.016.

The effect of loading on surface roughness at the atomistic level

P. Spijker; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

Computational Mechanics. 2012. Vol. 50, num. 3, p. 273-283. DOI : 10.1007/s00466-011-0574-9.

2011

How the obscuration-zone hypothesis affects fragmentation: Illustration with the cohesive-element method

M. Chambart; S. Levy; J. F. Molinari 

International Journal of Fracture. 2011. Vol. 171, p. 125-137. DOI : 10.1007/s10704-011-9631-9.

Influence of the meso-structure in dynamic fracture simulation of concrete under tensile loading

L. Snozzi; A. Caballero; J. F. Molinari 

Cement and Concrete Research. 2011. Vol. 41, num. 11, p. 1130-1142. DOI : 10.1016/j.cemconres.2011.06.016.

Dry sliding contact between rough surfaces at the atomistic scale

P. Spijker; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

Tribology Letters. 2011. Vol. 44, p. 279-285. DOI : 10.1007/s11249-011-9846-y.

The autocorrelation function for island areas on self-affine surfaces

S. B. Ramisetti; C. Campañá; G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari; M. H. Müser et al. 

Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 2011. Vol. 23, num. 21, p. 215004. DOI : 10.1088/0953-8984/23/21/215004.

Predicting variability in the dynamic failure strength of brittle materials considering pre-existing flaws

N. P. Daphalapurkar; K. T. Ramesh; L. Graham Brady; J-F. Molinari 

Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2011. Vol. 59, num. 2, p. 297-319. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2010.10.006.

Optimum energy of the fragmentation of kidney stones by direct impact

A. Caballero Jurado; J-F. Molinari 

Engineering computations. 2011. Vol. 28, num. 6, p. 747-764. DOI : 10.1108/02644401111154655.

2010

Finite element simulations of kidney stones fragmentation by direct impact: Tool geometry and multiple impacts

A. Caballero; J. F. Molinari 

International Journal of Engineering Science. 2010. Vol. 48, num. 3, p. 253-264. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijengsci.2009.11.002.

Dynamic fragmentation of a ring: Predictable fragment mass distributions

S. Levy; J-F. Molinari; I. Vicari; A. Davison 

Physical Review -Series E-. 2010. Vol. 82, num. 6, p. 66105. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevE.82.066105.

Dynamic fragmentation of ceramics, signature of defects and scaling of fragment sizes

S. Levy; J-F. Molinari 

Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2010. Vol. 58, num. 1, p. 12-26. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2009.09.002.

Sliding of rough surfaces and energy dissipation with a 3D multiscale approach

G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal For Numerical Methods In Engineering. 2010. Vol. 83, num. 8-9, p. 1255-1271. DOI : 10.1002/nme.2845.

2009

Contact mechanics at the nanoscale, a 3D multiscale approach

G. Anciaux; J-F. Molinari 

International Journal For Numerical Methods In Engineering. 2009. Vol. 79, num. 9, p. 1041-1067. DOI : 10.1002/nme.2590.

2008

A statistical investigation of the effects of grain boundary properties on transgranular fracture

R. H. Kraft; J. F. Molinari 

Acta Materialia. 2008. Vol. 56, num. 17, p. 4739-4749. DOI : 10.1016/j.actamat.2008.05.036.

Effect of normal loading on grain boundary migration and sliding in copper

D. H. Warner; J. F. Molinari 

Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering. 2008. Vol. 16, num. 7, p. 075007. DOI : 10.1088/0965-0393/16/7/075007.

Computational micromechanics of dynamic compressive loading of a brittle polycrystalline material using a distribution of grain boundary properties

R. H. Kraft; J. F. Molinari; K. T. Ramesh; D. H. Warner 

Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2008. Vol. 56, num. 8, p. 2618-2641. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2008.03.009.

Mathematical aspects of a new criterion for ranking scientific institutions based on the h-index

A. Molinari; J-F. Molinari 

Scientometrics. 2008. Vol. 75, num. 2, p. 339-356. DOI : 10.1007/s11192-007-1872-z.

A new methodology for ranking scientific institutions

J-F. Molinari; A. Molinari 

Scientometrics. 2008. Vol. 75, num. 1, p. 163-174. DOI : 10.1007/s11192-007-1853-2.

Deformation by grain boundary hinge-like behavior

D. H. Warner; J. F. Molinari 

Materials Letters. 2008. Vol. 62, num. 1, p. 57-60. DOI : 10.1016/j.matlet.2007.04.083.

2007

A simulation-based design paradigm for complex cast components

S. P. A. Bordas; J. G. Conley; B. Moran; J. Gray; E. Nichols 

Engineering with Computers. 2007. Vol. 23, num. 1, p. 25-37. DOI : 10.1007/s00366-006-0030-1.

2006

Micromechanical finite element modeling of compressive fracture in confined alumina ceramic

D. Warner; J. F. Molinari 

Acta Materialia. 2006. Vol. 54, num. 19, p. 5135-5145. DOI : 10.1016/j.actamat.2006.06.046.

Analysis of the brittle fragmentation of an expanding ring

F. H. Zhou; J. F. Molinari; K. T. Ramesh 

Computational Materials Science. 2006. Vol. 37, num. 1-2, p. 74-85. DOI : 10.1016/j.commatsci.2005.12.017.

Effects of material properties on the fragmentation of brittle materials

F. H. Zhou; J. F. Molinari; K. T. Ramesh 

International Journal of Fracture. 2006. Vol. 139, num. 2, p. 169-196. DOI : 10.1007/s10704-006-7135-9.

Characteristic fragment size distributions in dynamic fragmentation

F. Zhou; J. F. Molinari; K. T. Ramesh 

Applied Physics Letters. 2006. Vol. 88, num. 26, p. 261918.

An elastic-visco-plastic analysis of ductile expanding ring

F. Zhou; J. F. Molinari; K. T. Ramesh 

International Journal of Impact Engineering. 2006. Vol. 33, num. 1-12, p. 880-891. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2006.09.070.

Atomistic based continuum investigation of plastic deformation in nanocrystalline copper

D. H. Warner; F. Sansoz; J. F. Molinari 

International Journal of Plasticity. 2006. Vol. 22, num. 4, p. 754-774. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijplas.2005.04.014.

A semi-discrete and non-local crystal plasticity model for nanocrystalline metals

D. H. Warner; J. F. Molinari 

Scripta Materialia. 2006. Vol. 54, num. 7, p. 1397-1402. DOI : 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2005.11.073.

Yield criteria and strain-rate behavior of Zr57.4Cu16.4Ni8.2Ta8Al10 metallic-glass-matrix composites

R. T. Ott; F. Sansoz; T. Jiao; D. Warner; C. Fan et al. 

Metallurgical and Materials Transactions a-Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 2006. Vol. 37, num. 11, p. 3251-3258.

Multiscale modeling of two-dimensional contacts

B. Q. Luan; S. Hyun; J. F. Molinari; N. Bernstein; M. O. Robbins 

Physical Review E. 2006. Vol. 74, num. 4. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevE.74.046710.

Increased strain rate sensitivity due to stress-coupled grain growth in nanocrystalline Al

D. S. Gianola; D. H. Warner; J. F. Molinari; K. J. Hemker 

Scripta Materialia. 2006. Vol. 55, num. 7, p. 649-652. DOI : 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2006.06.002.

2005

A cohesive model based fragmentation analysis: effects of strain rate and initial defects distribution

F. Zhou; J. F. Molinari; K. Ramesh 

International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2005. Vol. 42, num. 18-19, p. 5181-5207. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2005.02.009.

A rate-dependent cohesive model for simulating dynamic crack propagation in brittle materials

F. Zhou; J. F. Molinari; T. Shioya 

Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 2005. Vol. 72, num. 9, p. 1383-1410. DOI : 10.1016/j.engfracmech.2004.10.011.

Micromechanics of deformation of metallic-glass?matrix composites from in situ synchrotron strain measurements and finite element modeling

R. Ott; F. Sansoz; J. Molinari; J. Almer; K. Ramesh et al. 

Acta Materialia. 2005. Vol. 53, num. 7, p. 1883-1893. DOI : 10.1016/j.actamat.2004.12.037.

On the rate-dependency of dynamic tensile strength of a model ceramic system

F. H. Zhou; J. F. Molinari 

Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2005. Vol. 194, num. 12-16, p. 1693-1709. DOI : 10.1016/j.cma.2003.12.076.

Mechanical behavior of Sigma tilt grain boundaries in nanoscale Cu and Al: A quasicontinuum study

F. Sansoz; J. F. Molinari 

Acta Materialia. 2005. Vol. 53, num. 7, p. 1931-1944. DOI : 10.1016/j.actamat.2005.01.007.

Finite element modeling of elasto-plastic contact between rough surfaces

L. Pei; S. Hyun; J. F. Molinari; M. O. Robbins 

Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2005. Vol. 53, num. 11, p. 2385-2409. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2005.06.008.

Micromechanics of deformation of metallic-glass-matrix composites from in situ synchrotron strain measurements and finite element modeling

R. T. Ott; F. Sansoz; J. F. Molinari; J. Almer; K. T. Ramesh et al. 

Acta Materialia. 2005. Vol. 53, num. 7, p. 1883-1893.

2004

Modeling of deformation in nanocrystalline copper using an atomistic-based continuum approach

F. Sansoz; J. F. Molinari; D. H. Warner 

Mechanical Properties Of Nanostructured Materials And Nanocomposites. 2004. Vol. 791, p. 157-162.

Synchrotron strain measurements for in situ formed metallic glass matrix composites

F. Sansoz; J. F. Molinari; J. Almer; C. Fan; T. C. Hufnagel et al. 

Amorphous And Nanocrystalline Metals. 2004. Vol. 806, p. 361-366.

Three-dimensional numerical simulations of dynamic fracture in silicon carbide reinforced aluminum

F. H. Zhou; J. F. Molinari; Y. L. Li 

Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 2004. Vol. 71, num. 9-10, p. 1357-1378. DOI : 10.1016/S0013-7944(03)00168-1.

Stochastic fracture of ceramics under dynamic tensile loading

F. H. Zhou; J. F. Molinari 

International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2004. Vol. 41, num. 22-23, p. 6573-6596. DOI : 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2004.05.029.

Dynamic crack propagation with cohesive elements: a methodology to address mesh dependency

F. Zhou; J. F. Molinari 

International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2004. Vol. 59, num. 1, p. 1-24. DOI : 10.1002/nme.857.

Incidence of atom shuffling on the shear and decohesion behavior of a symmetric tilt grain boundary in copper

F. Sansoz; J. F. Molinari 

Scripta Materialia. 2004. Vol. 50, num. 10, p. 1283-1288. DOI : 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2004.02.031.

Finite-element analysis of contact between elastic self-affine surfaces

S. Hyun; L. Pei; J. F. Molinari; M. O. Robbins 

Physical Review E. 2004. Vol. 70, num. 2, p. 026117. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevE.70.026117.

Shear bands in dense metallic granular materials

N. Hu; J. F. Molinari 

Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2004. Vol. 52, num. 3, p. 499-531. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmps.2003.08.003.

2002

Three-dimensional finite-element analysis of high-speed machining

J. F. Molinari 

Metal Cutting And High Speed Machining. 2002.  p. 107-118.

Tetrahedral composite finite elements

P. Thoutireddy; J. F. Molinari; E. A. Repetto; M. Ortiz 

International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2002. Vol. 53, num. 6, p. 1337-1351. DOI : 10.1002/nme.337.

Three-dimensional adaptive meshing by subdivision and edge-collapse in finite-deformation dynamic-plasticity problems with application to adiabatic shear banding

J. F. Molinari; M. Ortiz 

International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2002. Vol. 53, num. 5, p. 1101-1126. DOI : 10.1002/nme.325.

A study of solid-particle erosion of metallic targets

J. F. Molinari; M. Ortiz 

International Journal of Impact Engineering. 2002. Vol. 27, num. 4, p. 347-358. DOI : 10.1016/S0734-743X(01)00055-0.

Finite element simulation of shaped charges

J. F. Molinari 

Finite Elements in Analysis and Design. 2002. Vol. 38, num. 10, p. 921-936. DOI : 10.1016/S0168-874X(02)00085-9.

2001

Finite-element modeling of dry sliding wear in metals

J. F. Molinari; M. Ortiz; R. Radovitzky; E. A. Repetto 

Engineering Computations. 2001. Vol. 18, num. 3-4, p. 592-609. DOI : 10.1108/00368790110407257.