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Acoustic waves at the interface of a prestressed incompressible elastic solid and a viscous fluid
Destrade, Michel (Elsevier, 20061110)We analyse the influence of prestress on the propagation of interfacial waves along the boundary of an incompressible hyperelastic halfspace that is in contact with a viscous fluid extending to infinity in the adjoining ... 
Analogues of Goldschmidt's thesis for fusion systems
Park, Sejong (Elsevier, 20101215)We extend the results of David Goldschmidt's thesis concerning fusion in finite groups to saturated fusion systems and to all primes. 
Analysis of an Observational Studies  An Example Using Data from the Irish Cancer Registry
Dooley, Cara; Hinde, John (2011)The study presented below aimed to compare survival of colorectal cancer patients against survival of a subpopulation with a secondary disease, in ammatory bowel disease (IBD). The data were taken from a observational ... 
Analysis of an Observational Study
Dooley, Cara; Hinde, John (2011)The study presented below aimed to compare survival of colorectal cancer patients against survival of a subpopulation with a secondary disease, in ammatory bowel disease (IBD). The data were taken from a observational ... 
Asymptotic results for bifurcations in pure bending of rubber blocks
Destrade, Michel (Oxford Journals, 200803)The bifurcation of an incompressible neoHookean thick block with a ratio of thickness to length n, subject to pure bending, is considered. The two incremental equilibrium equations corresponding to a nonlinear prebuckling ... 
At least three invariants are necessary to model the mechanical response of incompressible, transversely isotropic materials
Destrade, Michel; Mac Donald, B.; Murphy, J.G.; Saccomandi, Giuseppe (Springer, 20130418)The modelling of offaxis simple tension experiments on transversely isotropic nonlinearly elastic materials is considered. A testing protocol is proposed where normal force is applied to one edge of a rectangular specimen ... 
Automated estimation of collagen fibre dispersion in the dermis and its contribution to the anisotropic behaviour of skin
Ní Annaidh, Aisling; Destrade, Michel; Gilchrist, Michael D. (Springer, 201208)Collagen fibres play an important role in the mechanical behaviour of many soft tissues. Modelling of such tissues now often incorporates a collagen fibre distribution. However, the availability of accurate structural data ... 
Bayesian Model Specification: Some problems related to model choice and calibration
Krnjajic, Milovan (2011)In the development of Bayesian model specification for inference and prediction we focus on the conditional distributions p([theta],[beta]) and p(D[theta],[beta]), with data D and background assumptions [beta], and ... 
Bending instabilities of soft biological tissues
Destrade, Michel; Ní Annaidh, Aisling (Elsevier, 20091215)Rubber components and soft biological tissues are often subjected to large bending deformations while 'in service'. The circumferential line elements on the inner face of a bent block can contract up to a certain critical ... 
Bimodular rubber buckles early in bending
Destrade, Michel; Gilchrist, Michael D.; Motherway, Julie A. (Elsevier, 20091203)A block of rubber eventually buckles under severe flexure, and several axial wrinkles appear on the inner curved face of the bent block. Experimental measurements reveal that the buckling occurs earlier  at lower compressive ... 
Bioassay models with natural mortality and random effects
Hinde, John (2011)In fitting doseresponse models to entomological data it is often necessary to take account of natural mortality and/or overdispersion. The standard approach to handle natural mortality is to use Abbott¿s formula. Standard ... 
Bioassays with natural mortality: handling overdispersion using random effects
Hinde, John (2011)In fitting doseresponse models to entomological data it is often necessary to take account of natural mortality and/or overdispersion. The standard approach to handle natural mortality is to use Abbott's formula (Abbott, ... 
BleusteinGulyaev waves in some functionally graded materials
Destrade, Michel (Elsevier, 20060228)Functionally Graded Materials are inhomogeneous elastic bodies whose properties vary continuously with space. Hence consider a halfspace (x2>0) occupied by a special Functionally Graded Material made of an hexagonal (6 ... 
The bosonic vertex operator algebra on a genus g Riemann surface
Tuite, Michael P.; Zuevsky, Alexander (201108)We discuss the partition function for the Heisenberg vertex operator algebra on a genus g Riemann surface formed by sewing handles to a Riemann sphere. In particular, it is shown how the partition can be computed by means ... 
A census of human soluble protein complexes
Yang, Haixuan (Elsevier, 20120811)Cellular processes often depend on stable physical associations between proteins. Despite recent progress, knowledge of the composition of human protein complexes remains limited. To close this gap, we applied an integrative ... 
Characterising the anisotropic mechanical properties of excised human skin
Ní Annaidh, Aisling; Destrade, Michel; Gilchrist, Michael D. (2012)The mechanical properties of skin are important for a number of applications including surgery, dermatology, impact biomechanics and forensic science. In this study, we have investigated the influence of location and ... 
Characteristic classes of complexified bundles
Rahm, Alexander D. (Summer School in Algebraic Topology: Sheaf theoretic methods in the theory of characteristic classes, 2007)We examine the topological characteristic cohomology classes of complexified vector bundles . In particular, all the classes coming from real vector bundles are computed. We use characteristic classes with the axioms of ... 
Circularlypolarized plane waves in a deformed Hadamard material
Destrade, Michel (Elsevier, 20011031)Smallamplitude inhomogeneous plane waves propagating in any direction in a homogeneously deformed Hadamard material are considered. Conditions for circular polarization are established. The analysis relies on the use of ... 
A combined experimental and numerical study of stabpenetration forces
Ní Annaidh, Aisling; Cassidy, Mary; Curtis, Michael; Destrade, Michel; Gilchrist, Michael D. (Elsevier, 201312)The magnitude of force used in a stabbing incident can be difficult to quantify, although the estimate given by forensic pathologists is often seen as 'critical' evidence in medicolegal situations. The main objective of ... 
Compact travelling waves in viscoelastic solids
Destrade, Michel (IOP Science, 20090902)We introduce a model for nonlinear viscoelastic solids, for which travelling shear waves with compact support are possible. Using analytical and numerical methods, we investigate the general case of this model, and an ...