List of Publications - Refereed Articles

  1. H. Chai, C.D. Babcock, W.G. Knauss. One dimensional modeling of failure in laminated plates by delamination buckling. Int. J. Solids and Structures 17, 1069 -1083, 1981.
  2. V.H. Kenner, W.G. Knauss, H. Chai. A simple creep torsiometer and its use in the thermorheological characterization of structural adhesives. Experimental Mechanics 22, 75-80, 1982.
  3. H. Chai, W.G. Knauss, C.D. Babcock. Observation of impact damage growth in compressively loaded laminates. Experimental Mechanics 23, 329 -337, 1983.
  4. H. Chai. The characterization of mode I delamination failure in nonwoven, multidirectional laminates. Composites 15, 277-290, 1984.
  5. H. Chai, C.D. Babcock. Two-dimensional modeling of compressive failure in delaminated laminates. J. of Composite Materials 19, 67-98, 1985.
  6. H. Chai. On the correlation between the mode I failure of adhesive joints and laminated composites. Engineering Fracture Mechanics 24, 413-431, 1986.
  7. H. Chai. Bond thickness effect in adhesive joints and its significance for mode I interlaminar fracture of laminated composites. ASTM STP 893, 209-231, 1986.
  8. H. Chai. A note on crack trajectory in an elastic strip bounded by rigid substrates. International Journal of Fracture 32, 211-213, 1987. (pdf)
  9. H. Chai. Shear Fracture. International Journal of Fracture 37, 137-159, 1988.
  10.  H. Chai. Fracture work thin bondline adhesive joints. Journal of Materials Science Letters 7, 399-401, 1988.
  11. H. Chai, S. Mall. Design aspects of the end notch adhesive joint specimen. International Journal of Fracture 36, R3-R8, 1988.
  12. H. Chai. Interlaminar shear fracture of laminated composites. International Journal of Fracture 43, 117-131, 1990.
  13. H. Chai. Three-dimensional fracture analysis of thin-film debonding. International Journal of Fracture 46, 237-256, 1990.
  14.  H. Chai. Buckling and postbuckling behavior of elliptical plates, Part I – analysis. Journal of Applied Mechanics 57, 981-988, 1990.
  15.  H. Chai. Buckling and postbuckling behavior of elliptical plates, Part II – results. Journal of Applied Mechanics 57, 989-994, 1990.
  16. H. Chai. Micromechanics of shear deformations in cracked bonded joints. International Journal of Fracture 58, 223-239, 1992.
  17. H. Chai. Experimental evaluation of mixed-mode fracture in adhesive bonds. Experimental Mechanics, Dec., 296-303,
  18. 1992. H. Chai. Observation of deformation and damage at the tip of cracks in adhesive bonds loaded in shear and assessment of a criterion for fracture. International Journal of Fracture 60, 311-326, 1993.
  19. H. Chai. Deformation and failure of adhesive bonds under shear loading. Journal of Materials Science 28, 4944-4956, 1993.
  20. H. Chai. Deformation and fracture of particulate epoxy in adhesive bonds. Acta Metallurgica 43, 163-172, 1994.
  21. M.Y.M. Chiang, H. Chai. Plastic deformation analysis of cracked adhesive bonds loaded in shear. International Journal of Solids and Structures 31, 2477-2490, 1994.
  22. H. Chai, M.Y.M. Chiang. A crack propagation criteria based on local shear strain in adhesive bonds subjected to shear. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 44, 1669-1689, 1996.
  23. M.Y.M. Chiang and H. Chai. A large strain analysis of interfacial shear cracks in a constrained interlayer; Part I – deformation. International Journal of Solids and Structures 35, 799-813, 1998. (pdf)
  24. H Chai, MYM Chiang. A large strain analysis of interfacial shear cracks in a constrained interlayer; Part II – fracture. International Journal of Solids and Structures 35, 815-829, 1998. (pdf)
  25. H. Chai. The post-buckling behavior of a bi-laterally constrained column. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 46, 1155-1181, 1998. (pdf)
  26. H. Chai, B.R. Lawn, S. Wuttiphan. Fracture in brittle coatings with large interlayer modulus mismatch. Journal of Materials Research 14, 3805-3817, 1999. (pdf)
  27. H. Chai, B.R. Lawn. Role of adhesive interlayer in transverse fracture of brittle layer structures. Journal of Materials Research 15, 1017-1024, 2000.(pdf)
  28. K.S. Lee, Young-Woo Rhee, D. H. Blackburn, N.R. Lawn, H. Chai. Cracking of brittle coating layers adhesively bonded to substrates of unlike modulus. Journal of Materials Research 15, 1653-1656, 2000. (pdf)
  29. B.R. Lawn, K.S. Lee, H. Chai, A. Pajares S. Wuttiphan I.M. Peterson, X. Hu. Damage resistant brittle coating. Advanced Engineering Materials B, 745-748, 2000. (pdf)
  30. H. Chai. Contact buckling and postbuckling of thin rectangular plates. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 49, 209-230, 2001. (pdf)
  31. H. Chai. On the posbuckling behavior of bilaterally constrained plates. International Journal of Solids and Structures 39, 2911-2926, 2002. (pdf)
  32. H. Chai, B.R. Lawn. Cracking in brittle laminates from concentrated loads. Acta Materialia 50, 2613-2625, 2002. (pdf)
  33. B.R., Lawn, Y. Deng, P. Miranda, A., Pajares, H. Chai, D.K, Kim. Overview: damage in brittle layer structures from concentrated loads. Journal of Materials Research 17, 3019-3036, 2002. (pdf)
  34. H. Chai. Fracture analysis of thin coatings under plane-strain indentation. International Journal of Solids and Structures 40, 591- 610, 2003. (pdf)
  35. H. Chai. Fracture mechanics analysis of thin coatings under spherical indentation. International Journal of Fracture 119, 263-285, 2003. (pdf)
  36. H. Chai. Interfacial mixed mode fracture of adhesive bonds undergoing large deformation. International Journal of Solids and Structures 40, 6023-6042, 2003. (pdf)
  37. H Chai, B.R. Lawn. Fracture mode transitions in brittle coatings on compliant substrates as a function of thickness. Journal of Materials Research, 19, 1752-1761, 2004. (pdf)
  38. H. Chai. The effect of bond thickness, rate and temperature on the deformation and fracture of structural adhesives under shear loading. International Journal of Fracture 130, 497-515, 2004. (pdf)
  39. H. Chai. Transverse fracture in thin-film coatings under spherical Indentation. Acta Materialia 53, 487-498, 2005. (pdf)
  40. H. Chai, B.R. Lawn. Hydraulically pumped cone fracture in brittle solids. Acta Materialia 53, 4237-4244, 2005. (pdf)
  41. H. Chai. Crack propagation in glass coatings under expanding spherical contact. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 54, 447- 466, 2006. (pdf)
  42. H. Chai. On the crush worthiness of a laterally confined bar under axial compression. Journal of Applied Mechanics 73, 834-841, 2006. (pdf)
  43. H. Chai, B.R. Lawn. Failure of brittle layers on polymeric substrates from Vickers indentation.  Scripta Materialia 55, 335-338, 2006. (pdf)
  44. H. Chai, B.R. Lawn. Hydraulically pumped cone fracture in bilayers with brittle coatings. Scripta Materialia 55, 343-346, 2006. (pdf)
  45. J-W Kim, S. Bhowmick, H. Chai, B.R. Lawn  Role of substrate material in failure of crown-like layer structures. J. Biomedical Matreials research part B, Applied biomaterials, 81B, 305-311, 2007. (pdf)
  46. H. Chai. Multi-crack analysis of hydraulically pumped cone fracture in brittle solids under cyclic spherical contact. International Journal of Fracture 143, 1-14, 2007. (pdf)
  47. H. Chai, B.R. Lawn. A universal relation for edge chipping from sharp contacts in brittle materials and its use as a simple means of toughness evaluation. Acta Materialia 55, 2555-2561, 2007. (pdf)
  48. J. Jin-Wu Lee, I.K. Lloyed, H. Chai, Y-G. Jung, B.R. Lawn. Arrest, deflection, penetration and reinitiation of cracks in brittle layers across adhesive interlayers. Acta Materialia 55, 5859-5866, 2007. (pdf)
  49. H. Chai, B.R. Lawn. Edge chipping of brittle materials: effect of side-wall inclination and loading angle. International Journal of Fracture 145, 159-165, 2007. (pdf)
  50. J. Jin-Wu Lee, H. Chai, I.K. Lloyed, B.R. Lawn. Crack propagation across an adhesive interlayer in flexural loading. Scripta Materialia 57, 1077-1080, 2007. (pdf)
  51. H. Chai, G. Ravichandran. Transverse fracture in multilayers from uniform tension or line-wedge. International Journal of Fracture 145:299-312, 2007. (pdf)
  52. H. Chai, G. Ravichandran. On the mechanics of surface and side-wall chipping from line-wedge indentation. International Journal of Fracture 148:221-231, 2007. (pdf)
  53. H. Chai. On optimizing crach energy in cellular structures. International Journal of Solids and Structures 45, 528-539, 2008. (pdf)
  54. H. Chai. Enhancement of load bearing and energy absorption in axially compressed tubes due to lateral confinement. Thin-walled structures 46, 54-64, 2008. (pdf)
  55. H. Chai, G. Ravichandran. On the mechanics of fracture in monoliths and multilayers from low-velocity impact by sharp or blunt-tip projectiles. International Journal of Impact Engineering, in press. (pdf)
  56. J.J.W.  Lee, J.Y. Kwon, H. Chai, P.W. Lucas, V.P. Thompson, B.R. Lawn. Fracture modes in human teeth. Journal of Dental Research, in press.
  57. H.Chai, J.J.W.  Lee, J.Y. Kwon, P.W. Lucas, B.R. Lawn. A simple model for enamel fracture from margin cracks. Acta Biomaterialia, in press.
  58. Chai H, Lee JJ-W, Constantino PJ, Lucas PW, Lawn BR. How are Teeth so brittle yet so resilient. Submitted to PNAS.

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