Publications

Books and Book Chapters

  • Addis Kidane, An Experimental and Analytical Study of Graded Materials under Thermo-Mechanical Dynamic Loading. Ph.D. Dissertation, National Bible Press, ISBN: 1243652756, 2009.
  • Refereed Journals

    2017

  • S. Ravindran, A. Tessema, A. Kidane, Multiscale damage evolution mechanisms in polymer bonded sugars under dynamic loading, Mechanics of Materials, in print
  • B. Koohbor*, S. Ravindran* and A. Kidane , Effects of Cell-Wall Instability and Local Failure on the Response of Closed-Cell Polymeric Foams Subjected to Dynamic Loading, Mechanics of Materials,(2017) 1-10
  • A. Kidane,, H. L. Gowtham, N. K. Naik, Strain Rate Effects in Composites and Resins under Shear Loading: A Critical Review, J. Dynam Behav Materr. (2017). doi:10.1007/s40870-017-0098-2
  • Z. Wahab, Z.M. Marsh, A.Tessema*, A. Kidane, Morgan Stefik, Bruce L. Anneaux, and Harry J. Ploehn, Effect of Nanodiamond Surface Functionalization on the Properties of Nanodiamond /PEEK Composites, Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, 2: 165-177, 2017
  • B. Koohbor*, A. Kidane , Michael A. Sutton, Analysis of Dynamic Bending Test Using Ultra High Speed DIC and the Virtual Fields Method, International Journal of Impact Engineering, doi:10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2016.12.021
  • A. Tessema*, D.Zhao, J. Moll, S. Xu, R. Yang, C. Li, SK. Kumar, A. Kidane, Effect of filler loading, geometry, dispersion and temperature on thermal conductivity of polymer nanocomposites, Polymer Testing 57 (2017) 101-106.
  • B. Koohbor, S.Ravindran and A.Kidane , Experimental Determination of the Length Scales of Representative Volume Element (RVE) in Woven Composites, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 90: 59-71, 2017.
  • S. Ravindran*, B. Koobhor*, A. Kidane, On the meso-macro scale deformation of low carbon steel, Strain 2017;53:e12217; DOI: 10.1111/str.12217.
  • G. Valeri*, B. Koohbor, A. Kidane , M. A. Sutton, Investigation of High Temperature Tensile Response of Materials using DIC and the Virtual Fields Method, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 91: 53-61, 2017.
  • 2016

  • B. Koohbor*, A. Kidane, W. LU, Effect of specimen size, compressibility and inertia on the response of rigid polymer foams subjected to high velocity direct impact loading, International Journal of Impact Engningeering, 91: 170 - 182, 2016.
  • B. Koohbor, A. Kidane, W. LU, Characterizing the constitutive response and energy absorption of rigid polymeric foams subjected to intermediate-velocity impact, Polymer Testing 54, 48-58, 2016.
  • B. Koohbor and A. Kidane, Design optimization of continuously and discretely graded foam materials for efficient energy absorption, Materials and Design 102, 151-161, 2016.
  • S. Ravindran* A. Tessema* and A. Kidane, Note: Dynamic meso-scale full field surface deformation meseauerment of heterogeneous materials, Review of Scientific Instrumentation, 87 (3): 036108: 2016
  • B. Koohbor*, S. Ravindran* and A.Kidane, Meso-scale study of non-linear tensile response and fiber trellising mechanisms in woven composites, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites DOI: 10. 1177 /0731684416633771, 2016.
  • B. Koohbor*, A. Kidane, W. LU, M. A. Sutton, Investigation of the Dynamic Stress-Strain Response of Compressible Polymeric Foam Using non-paramteric analysis, International Journal of Impact Engningeering, 91: 170 - 182, 2016.
  • S. Ravindran*, A. Tessema*, A. Kidane, Local deformation and failure mechanisms of polymer bonded energetic materials subjected to high strain rate loading" Journal Dynamic Behavior of Materials. (DOI: 10.1007/s40870-016-0051-9), 2016.
  • 2015

  • Zhou, B., Shazly, T., Ravindran*, S., Ferdous, J., Kidane, A., Sutton, M. A. Using Digital Image Correlation to Characterize Local Strains on Vascular Tissue Specimens. J. Vis. Exp. (2015), e53625, doi:10.3791/53625m 2015.
  • S. Mallon*, B. Koohbor*, A Kidane, A. P. Reynolds, On the effect of microstructure on the torsional response of AA7050T-7651 at elevated strain rates, Materials Science & EngineeringA 639, 280-287, 2015.
  • B. Koohbor*, S. Mallon*, A. Kidane, A. Anand and V. Parameswaran, Through thickness elastic profile determination of functionally graded materials, Experimetnal Mechancis, 55,(8) 1427-1440, 2015.
  • B. Koohbor*, S. Mallon*, A. Kidane, W Y Lu, The Deformation and Failure Response of Closed-Cell PMDI Foams Subjected to Dynamic Impact Loading, Polymer Testing, 44: 112-124, 2015.
  • B. Koohbor*, S. Ravindran*, A. Kidane, Meso-scale strain localization and failure response of an orthotropic woven glass-fiber reinforced composite, Composites Part B 78 308-318, 2015.
  • S. Mallon*, B. Koobhor*, A. Kidane , M. Sutton, Fracture behavior of prestressed composites subjected to shock loading: a DIC-based study, Experimental Mechanics, 55:211-225, 2015.
  • 2014

  • B. Koobhor*, A. Kidane, S. Mallon*, Effect of elastic properties of material composition on the fracture response of transversely graded ceramic /metal material, Materials Science & Engineering A 619, 281-289, 2014
  • B. Koobhor*, S. Mallon*, A. Kidane , Michael Sutton , A DIC-based study of in-plane mechanical response and fracture of orthotropic carbon fiber reinforced composite, Composites: Part B: 66, 388-399, 2014
  • J. Yu and A. Kidane, Modeling of Functionally Graded Materials Containing Multiple Heterogeneities, Acta Mechanica, 225,(7), 1931-1943, 2014.
  • 2013

  • A. Kidane, On the Failure and Fracture of Polymer Foam Containing Discontinuities, ISRN Materials Science, vol. 2013, Article ID 408596, doi:10.1155/2013/408596, 2013
  • J. Yu and A. Kidane, Acoustic properties of composites containing multiple heterogeneities: micromechanics modeling, Int. J. Theoretical and Applied Multiscale Mechanics, 2 (4), 271 - 286 2013.
  • 2012

  • A. Kidane, A. Lashgari, B. Li, M. McKerns, M. Ortiz, H. Owhadi, G. Ravichandran, M. Stalzer, T.J. Sullivan, Rigorous model-based uncertainty quantification with application to terminal ballistics, Part I: Systems with controllable inputs and small scatter, J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 60, 983-1001,2012.
  • D. Rittel, A. Kidane, M. Alkhader, A. Venkert, P. Landau, G. Ravichandran, On the dynamically stored energy of cold work in pure single crystal and polycrystalline copper, Acta Materialia 60 3719-3728, 2012.
  • S. Abotula, A. Kidane, V. Chalivendra, A. Shukla, Dynamic curving cracks in functionally graded materials under thermo-mechanical loading, International Journal of Solids and Structures 49, 1637-1655, 2012.
  • B. Li, A. Kidane, G. Ravichandran, M. Ortiz, "Verification and validation of the Optimal Transportation Mesh-free (OTM) simulation of terminal ballistics", Inter. J. of Impact Engineering, 42, 25-36, 2012.
  • 2011 and before

  • A. Kidane, V. Chalivendra, A. Shukla, and R. Chona, "Mixed-mode dynamic crack propagation in graded materials under thermo-mechanical loading, Eng. Fracture Mechanics, 77(14), 2864-2880, 2010.
  • A. Kidane, V. Chalivendra, A. Shukla, "Thermo-Mechanical Stress Fields and Strain Energy associated with a Mixed-Mode Propagating Crack", Acta Mechanica, 215, 57-69, 2010.
  • A. Kidane and A. Shukla, "Quasi-Static and Dynamic Fracture Initiation Toughness of Ti/TiB Layered Functionally Graded Material under Thermo-Mechanical Loading", Eng. Frac. Mec., 77, 479-491, 2010.
  • A. Kidane and A. Shukla, Dynamic Constitutive Behavior Of Ti/TiB FGM Under Thermo Mechanical Loading", Journal of Materials Science, 43 (8), 2771-2777, 2008.
  • N. K. Naik, Addis Asmelash, Venkatshwrara, V. Raju, "Interlaminar Shear Properties Of Polymer Matrix Composites: Strain Rate Effect", Mechanics of Materials, 39, 1043-1052, 2007.
  • N.k. Naik, D. Sitpal, Venkateswara Rao Kavala, Addis Asmelash, "Compressive Split Hopkinson Bar Apparatus": Part I: Design and Development, J. of Aero. Scie. and Tech., 59(2), 77-86, 2007.
  • N.k. Naik, D. Sitpal, Venkateswara Rao Kavala, Addis Asmelash, "Compressive Split Hopkinson Bar Apparatus" : Part II; Experimental Result, J. of Aero. Scie. and Tech., 59 (2),87-10, 2007.
  • Conference Proceedings

  • S. Ravindran, A. Tessema, A. Kidane, Effect of solid loading on multiscale behavior of polymer bonded explosives under dynamic loading, Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Challenges in Mechanics of Time Dependent Materials, Volume 2, ISBN: 978-3-319-41542-0, 2017
  • Fahem and A. Kidane, A General Approach to Evaluate the Dynamic Fracture Toughness of Materials, Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Dynamic Behavior of Materials, 2017
  • G.Valeri, B. Koohbor, A. Kidane, M.A. Sutton, Hubert Schreier, Investigating the Tensile Response of Materials at High Temperature using DIC, Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Advancement of Optical Methods in Experimental Mechanics, 978-3-319-41599-4, 2017.
  • B. Koohbor*, A. Kidane, W.Y. Lu , R. Patel , Specimen Size Effect on Stress-Strain Response of Foams under Direct-Impact, Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Dynamic Behavior of Materials, 2017
  • B. Koohbor, A. Kidane, M.A. Sutton, X. Zhao, Analysis of Dynamic Bending Using DIC and Virtual Fields Method, Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Advancement of Optical Methods in Experimental Mechanics, 978-3-319-41599-4, 426490_1_En, (17), 2017.
  • A. Tessema*, S. Ravindran* and A. Kidane, Experimental Study of Residual Plastic Strain and Damages Development in Carbon Fiber Composite Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Fracture, Fatigue, Failure and Damage Evolution, 9783-319-42194-0, 2017.
  • A. Kidane, B. Koohbor, W.Y. Lu, Characterizing the Energy Absorption of Rigid Polymeric Foams under Compressive Direct Impact Loading, American Society of Composites (ASC) Proceedings, 2016
  • B. Koohbor*, A. Kidane, Meso-Scale Constitutive Response of Woven Composites Subjected to Large Deformation, American Society of Composites (ASC) Proceedings, 2016
  • A.Tessema*, S. Ravindran*, A. Kidane, Experimental Investigation on Correlation between Damage and Thermal Conductivity on CFRP, American Society of Composites (ASC) Proceedings, 2016
  • B. Koohbor, G. Valeri, A. Kidane, and Michael A. Sutton. "Thermo-mechanical Properties of Metals at Elevated Temperatures." In Advancement of Optical Methods in Experimental Mechanics, Volume 3, pp. 117-123. Springer International Publishing, 2016,
  • H. Hyeonu, A. Tessema*, S. Iqbal, J. Ju, and A. Kidane. "Thermal Stress Analysis of Gypsum Shell Cracking in Polyjet-Based Rapid Casting of Cellular Metals." In ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, pp. V02AT02A016-V02AT02A016. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2016.
  • S. Ravindran*, A. Kidane, "Meso-Scale Deformation Behavior of Polymer Bonded Energetic Material Under Quasi-Static Compression." In Mechanics of Composite and Multi-functional Materials, Volume 7, pp. 345-350. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
  • S. Ravindran*, A. Tessema*, A. Kidane, and M. A. Sutton. "Meso-scale Deformation Mechanisms of Polymer Bonded Energetic Materials under Dynamic Loading." In Mechanics of Composite and Multi-functional Materials, Volume 7, pp. 451-456. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
  • A. Tessema*, D. Zhaob, A. Kidane, S. Kumar, "Effect of Micro-Cracks on the Thermal Conductivity of Particulate Nanocomposite." In Fracture, Fatigue, Failure and Damage Evolution, Volume 8, pp. 89-94. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
  • A. Tessema*, W. Mitchell, B. Koohbor*, S. Ravindran*, A. Kidane, and M. V. Tooren, "On the Mechanical Response of Polymer Fiber Composites Reinforced with Nanoparticles." Mechanics of Composite and Multi-functional Materials, Volume 7, pp. 125-130. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
  • B. Koohbor*, A. Kidane, W. Y. Lu, "Dynamic Flow Response of Rigid Polymer Foam Subjected to Direct Impact." Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Volume 1, pp. 163-170. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
  • Tessema*, W. Mitchell, B. Koohbor*, A. Kidane, M. VanTooren, Effects of nanoparticles on the shear properties of polymer composites, American Society of Composites-30th Technical Conference, ASC Proceedings, 2015.
  • B. Koohbor*, A. Kidane, W.Y Lu, Dynamic Compressive Response of Polymeric Foams Subjected to Direct Impact Loading." American Society of Composites-30th Technical Conference, ASC Proceedings 2015.
  • X. Zhao, S. Mallon*, A. Kidane, M.A. Sutton, H. Schreier, Experimental Investigation on Material Dynamic Behaviors using Ultra-high-speed Cameras, Conference Proceedings of the 2014 Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, Dynamic Behavior of Materials, (1) 341-350, 2015.
  • S Mallon*, B. Koobhor*, A. Kidane, "Fracture of pre-stressed woven glass fiber composite exposed to shock loading." In Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Volume 1, pp. 213-219. Springer International Publishing, 2015.
  • A. Tessema* and A. Kidane, Effect of particles size on the thermal conductivity of polymer nanocomposite, Composite, Hybrid, and Multifunctional Materials, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series 4: 151-156, 2015.
  • S. Muthiramalil*, B. Koobhor*, A. Kidane, On the meso-macro scale deformation of low carbon steel, Advancement of Optical Methods in Experimental Mechanics, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series 3: 409-414, 2015. 10.1007/978-3-319-06986-9_50
  • S. Mallon*, A. Kidane, W. Y. Lu, Full-Field deformation Observation of Polymer Foam Subjected to Shock Loading, Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, 1: 83-89, 2015.
  • B. Koobhor*, S. Mallon* and A. Kidane, "Through thickness fracture behavior of transversely graded Ti/TiB material." In Fracture, Fatigue, Failure, and Damage Evolution, Volume 5, pp. 51-56. Springer International Publishing, 2015.
  • N. Zohhadi, B. Koobhor*, F. Matta, A. Kidane, "Characterization of Fracture Behavior of MultiWalled Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Cement Paste Using Digital Image Correlation." In Fracture, Fatigue, Failure, and Damage Evolution, Volume 5, pp. 73-79. Springer International Publishing, 2015.
  • R. Ghorbania, X.Zhaoa, F. Mattaa, M.A. Sutton, A. Kidane, Z. Liu, A. D. Cope, T. A. Reinhold, Feasibility of non-contacting measurement of wind-induced full-field displacements on asphalt shingles." In Advancement of Optical Methods in Experimental Mechanics, Volume 3, pp. 415421. Springer International Publishing, 2015.
  • A. Kidane and Jy-An Wang “A New Method for Dynamic Fracture Toughness Determination Using Torsion Hopkinson Pressure Bar” Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, Volume 1, pp 307-312, 2014.
  • J. Yu* and A. Kidane, Classical Micromechanics Modeling of Functionally Graded Materials Containing Multiple Heterogeneities, American Society of Composites, 2013.
  • N. Zohhadi, N. Aich, F. Matta, N. Saleh, P. Ziehl and A. Kidane, Graphene Nanoreinforcement for Cement-based Composites, 4th Advances in Cement-based Materials: Characterization, Processing, Modeling and Sensing, July 8-10, 2013, Urbana, IL
  • Jy-An Wang and A. Kidane, A new approach to determine the quasi-static and dynamic fracture toughness of engineering Materials, Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, Volume 1, 545-551, 2013.
  • A. Kidane, G. Ravichandran, Dynamic Fracture Of Sandwich Core Foams, The 26th ASC Annual Technical Conference (the Second Joint US-Canada Conference on Composites September 26-28, 2011, Montreal, Canada.), Page 1246, 2012.
  • A. Kidane, G. Ravichandran, Static and Dynamic Failure and Fracture Behavior of Polymer Foam Core , The 18th International Conference on Composite Materials, August 21-26, 2011, Jeju Island, Korea
  • A. Kidane, G. Ravichandran, Failure and Fracture Behavior of Brittle Polymer Foam, Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, Volume 6, 91-98, 2011.
  • A. Kidane, V. Chalivendra and A. Shukla “Effect of temperature and crack tip velocity in the crack growth direction in graded materials” Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series Volume 1, 113-120, 2011.
  • Li, A. Kidane, G. Ravichandran, M. Ortiz, ‘The Optimal Transportation Meshfree Method for Ballistic Impact Simulation’, IMPLAST 2010 SEM 2010 Fall Conference, Renaissance Providence Hotel, October 12-14, 2010 Providence, Rhode Island USA
  • A. Kidane, G. Ravichandran, “Failure behavior of foam core with cracks, notches and circular holes", Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Sandwich Structures ICSS 9, June 14-16, 2010, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
  • A. Kidane, A. Shukla, Static and Dynamic Constitutive Behavior and Fracture of Titanium Based FGM under Thermo-mechanical Loading , Proceedings of the SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, June 1-4, 2009, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
  • A. Kidane, A. Shukla, Effect of temperature on the dynamic constitutive behavior of functionally graded materials, Proceedings SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, June 2-5, 2008, Orlando, Florida.
  • A. Kidane, V. Chalivendra and A. Shukla, Effect of temperature on the dynamic crack tip stress field on FGM, Proceedings of SEM XI Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, June 2-5, 2008, Orlando. Florida.
  • K. Ho Lee, A. Kidane, V. Parameswaran, and A. Shukla, Dynamic crack propagation in transparent functionally graded material, Proceeding of SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, June 4-6, 2007, Springfield, MA, 2008.
  • N. K. Naik and Addis Asmelash, Effect of Strain Rate on Shear Behavior of Composites, SEMproceedings, 2005 SEM Annual Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Portland Mariott Portland, OR, June 7-9, 2006.
  • N.K Naik, Addis Asmelash and D. Sitpal, Behavior of composite materials under high strain rate loading, Proceedings of IMECE 2005: ASME International mechanical engineering congress and expositions, Florida, November 5-11, 200.
  • Addis Asmelash and N.K. Naik, Interlaminar shear properties of plain weave E-glass / epoxy and Twill weave carbon / epoxy under high strain rate loading: Effect of strain rate, International conference on computational and experimental mechanics, Proceedings of ICCES 2005.
  • N. K. Naik and A. K. Addis Mechanical behavior of composites at high strain rate shear loading, Proceeding of ICTACEM 2004: Third international conference on theoretical, applied, computational and experimental mechanics, December 28-30, 2004.
  • Invited Talks

  • Stereo-DIC to investigate the Constitutive Response of Low Impedance Materials Subjected to High Strain Rate Loading, IDICS meeting, Columbia SC, 2015
  • Dynamic Fracture in Pre-stressed Composites, Dynamic Symposium on "Performance of Materials and Structures under Extreme Loading Conditions" In honor of Professor Arun Shukla's 60th Birthday, Kingston, RI.
  • Use of shock tube to determine the dynamic fracture behavior of engineering materials" Joint conference, Society of Engineering Science 50th annual technical meeting and ASME-AMD Summer meeting, Brown, Providence RI. June 28-31, 2013.
  • Motion and Velocity Measurements in Viscous Fluids Undergoing Processes Mimicking Friction Stir Extrusion, Dynamic Symposium on "Performance of Materials and Structures under Extreme Loading Conditions" In honor of Professor Arun Shukla's 60th Birthday, Kingston, RI.
  • Experimental Study of Thin Composites Undergoing Large Deformations in Combined Bending-Compression Loading, ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition James W. Dally Symposium for ASME Drucker Medal, Houston, Texas 2012.
  • Mechanics of Advanced materials at different Time and Length Scales, Poster presentation, 2011 CAREER Award Regional Forum Louisiana State University November 7-9, 2011
  • Academic Invited Seminars

  • Direct impact response of cellular and polymer based soft materials at high strain rate loading, University of Nevada Las Vegas, November 18, 2016.
  • Deformation mechanisms of cellular and polymer based soft materials subjected to impact and shock loading: A Digital Image Based Approach, University of North Carolina Charlotte, October 20, 2016.
  • Vision based experiments to quantify the multi-scale deformation mechanisms of heterogeneous materials subjected to different loading conditions, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, March 26, 2015.
  • Mechanics of materials at extreme environment, at different time and length scale: A Digital Image Based Approach, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los angles, CA, November 5, 2014.
  • Dynamic Thermo-Mechanical Behavior of Functionally Graded Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Manhattan College, New York, 02/28/2011
  • Dynamic Thermo-Mechanical Behavior of Functionally Graded Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia SC, 11/29/2010.
  • National Laboratories Invited Seminars

  • Meso-macro scale digital image based experiments to understand materials subjected to extreme conditions, Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, Jan 11, 2017.
  • Quantify the multi‐scale deformation mechanisms of heterogeneous materials subjected to different loading conditions, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Eglin Fl, 05/04/2015.
  • Quantifying the meso-scale deformation of Energetic materials using digital image correlation, 2014 Triservice Energetic Materials Basic Science Review, Arlington, VA September, 15-18, 2014.
  • On The Failure and Fracture of Engineering Materials Subjected to Dynamic Loading and High Temperature, Sandia National Laboratory, Livermore CA, 05/31/2012.