Theses

Ph.D. Dissertations

Li, Li, Micromechanics of Piezocomposites, Ph.D. Dissertation, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1995) [.pdf file (1 MB)].

Bechel, Vernon T., The Application of Debond Length Measurements to Examine the Accuracy of Composite Interface Properties Derived from Fiber Pushout Testing, Ph.D. Dissertation, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1997) [pdf file (2.1 MB)].

Jonnalagadda, Krishna D., Local Displacements and Load Transfer of Shape Memory Alloy Composites, Ph.D. Dissertation, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1997) [pdf file (3.9 MB)].

Shrotriya, Pranav, Dimensional Stability of Multilayer Circuit Boards, Ph.D. Dissertation, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2000) [pdf file (2.9MB)].

Lian, Lei, Stress and Orientation Effects in Ferroelectric Thin Films, Ph.D. Dissertation, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2001) [pdf file (2 MB)].

Wang, Junlan, Thin Film Adhesion Measurement by Laser-Induced Stress Waves, Ph.D. Dissertation, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2002) [pdf file (4.6 MB)].

Brown, Eric Nathaniel, Fracture and fatigue of a self-healing polymer composite material, Ph.D. Dissertation, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2003).

Toohey, Kathleen Suzanne, Microvascular Networks For Continuous Self-Healing Materials, Ph.D. Dissertation, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2007).

Keller, Michael Wade, A Self-Healing Poly(Dimethyl Siloxane) Elastomer, Ph.D. Dissertation, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2007).

Berfield, Thomas, Residual Stress Development and Effect on the Piezoelectric Performance of Sol-Gel Derived Lead Zirconate Titanate (PZT) Thin Films, Ph.D. Dissertation, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2008).

Kandula, Soma Sekhar Venkata, Delamination of Thin Film Patterns Using Laser-Induced Stress Waves, Ph.D. Dissertation, Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2008).

MS Theses

Hiemstra, David, L., Thermally Induced Interfacial Microcracking in Polymer Matrix Composites, MS Thesis, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1991).

Kline, George Lee, Photoelastic Determination of In-plane Stresses in Shape MemoryAlloy/Polymer Matrix Composites , MS Thesis, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1995).

Stout, Eugene A., Characterization of Electronic Packaging Using Moiré Interferometry, MS Thesis, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1997) [pdf file (4.4 MB)].

Jung, Daniel, Performance and Properties of Embedded Microspheres for Self-Repairing Applications, MS Thesis, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1998) [pdf file (2.9 MB)].

Hommema, Jennifer A., Magnetomechanical Behavior of Terfenol-D Particulate Composites, MS Thesis, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1999) [pdf file (5.8 MB].

Davis, Amanda K., Influence of Surface Treatment and Humidity on Strength of E-Glass Fiber Bundles, MS Thesis, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1999) [pdf file (1.0 MB)].