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Surface waves and surface stability for prestretched, unconstrained, nonlinearly elastic halfspace
(Elsevier, 200906)An unconstrained, nonlinearly elastic, semiinfinite solid is maintained in a state of large static plane strain. A power¿law relation between the prestretches is assumed and it is shown that this assumption is well ... 
Surface waves in a deformed isotropic hyperelastic material subject to an isotropic internal constraint
(Elsevier, 2004)An isotropic elastic halfspace is prestrained so that two of the principal axes of strain lie in the bounding plane, which itself remains free of traction. The material is subject to an isotropic constraint of arbitrary ... 
Surface waves in a stretched and sheared incompressible elastic material
(2005)In this paper, we analyze the effect of a combined pure homogeneous strain and simple shear in a principal plane of the latter on the propagation of surface waves for an incompressible isotropic elastic halfspace whose ... 
Surface waves in deformed Bell materials
(2003)Small amplitude inhomogeneous plane waves are studied as they propagate on the free surface of a predeformed semiinfinite body made of Bell constrained material. The predeformation corresponds to a finite static pure ... 
Surface waves in orthotropic incompressible materials
(Acoustical Society of America, 20010417)The secular equation for surface acoustic waves propagating on an orthotropic incompressible halfspace is derived in a direct manner, using the method of first integrals. 
The Szegö Kernel on a Sewn Riemann Surface
(2010)We describe the Szegö kernel on a higher genus Riemann surface in terms of Szegö kernel data coming from lower genus surfaces via two explicit sewing procedures where either two Riemann surfaces are sewn together or a ... 
Tate's and Yoshida's theorems on control of transfer for fusion systems
(201003)We prove analogues of results of Tate and Yoshida on control of transfer for fusion systems. This requires the notions of pgroup residuals and transfer maps in cohomology for fusion systems. As a corollary, we obtain a ... 
Temperature effects on brain tissue in compression
(2012)Extensive research has been carried out for at least 50 years to understand the mechanical properties of brain tissue in order to understand the mechanisms of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The observed large variability ... 
Third and fourthorder elasticity of biological soft tissues
(Acoustical Society of America, 20100124)In the theory of weakly nonlinear elasticity, Hamilton et al. [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116, 4144 (2004)] identified W = I2+(A/3)I3+DI22 as the fourthorder expansion of the strainenergy density for incompressible isotropic ... 
Third and fourthorder constants of incompressible soft solids and the acoustoelastic effect.
(Acoustical Society of America, 201002)Acoustoelasticity is concerned with the propagation of smallamplitude waves in deformed solids. Results previously established for the incremental elastodynamics of exact nonlinear elasticity are useful for the determination ... 
Torsion instability of soft solid cylinders
(Oxford Open Journals, 20131210)The application of pure torsion to a long and thin cylindrical rod is known to provoke a twisting instability, evolving from an initial kink to a knot. In the torsional parallelplate rheometry of stubby cylinders, the ... 
Torus Chiral nPoint Functions for Free Boson and Lattice Vertex Operator Algebras
(2002)We obtain explicit expressions for all genus one chiral npoint functions for free bosonic and lattice vertex operator algebras. We also consider the elliptic properties of these functions. 
Torus nPoint Functions for $\mathbb{R}$graded Vertex Operator Superalgebras and Continuous Fermion Orbifolds
(2007)We consider genus one npoint functions for a vertex operator superalgebra with a real grading. We compute all npoint functions for rank one and rank two fermion vertex operator superalgebras. In the rank two fermion case, ... 
Toward a predictive assessment of stabpenetration forces
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 201509)Collaborative research between the disciplines of forensic pathology and biomechanics was undertaken to investigate the hyperelastic properties of human skin, to determine the force required for sharp instrument penetration ... 
Transverse waves in nonlinearly elastic solids and the MilnePinney equation
(SAGE Journals, 20110817)We establish a connection between the general equations of nonlinear elastodynamics and the nonlinear ordinary differential equation of Pinney [Proc Amer Math Soc 1950; 1: 681]. As a starting point, we use the exact ... 
Tuning the pullin instability of soft dielectric elastomers through loading protocols
(Elsevier, 20190322)Pullin (or electromechanical) instability occurs when a drastic decrease in the thickness of a dielectric elastomer results in electrical breakdown, which limits the applications of dielectric devices. Here we derive the ... 
A twoweight scheme for a timedependent advectiondiffusion problem
(2011)We consider a family of twoweight finite difference schemes for a timedependent advectiondiffusion problem. For a given uniform gridspacing in time and space, and for a fixed value of advection and diffusion parameters, ... 
Uniform transmural strain in prestressed arteries occurs at physiological pressure
(Elsevier, 20120621)Residual deformation (strain) exists in arterial vessels, and has been previously proposed to induce homogeneous transmural strain distribution. In this work, we present analytical formulations that predict the existence ... 
Vertex algebras according to Isaac Newton
(IOP Publishing, 20170908)We give an introduction to vertex algebras using elementary forward difference methods originally due to Isaac Newton. 
Vertex Operators and Modular Forms
(2009)The leitmotif of these Notes is the idea of a vertex operator algebra (VOA) and the relationship between VOAs and elliptic functions and modular forms. This is to some extent analogous to the relationship between a finite ...