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2020 Arthur J. Henderson

University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

The Solid Particle Erosion of Polycrystalline Diamond at High and Low Temperatures Click here
2019

Bertrand Aubert

Arts et Métiers ParisTech Behaviour of carbon materials under intense dynamic loading: analogy between laser irradiations and hypervelocity impacts Click here
2019 Simon Dousset Ensam ParisTech Dynamic machenical behavior of ice : experimental and numerical contributions for the case of hail impacts on aeronautical structures Click here
2019 Arthur Geromel Fisher Université Paris-Saclay Variational approach to dynamic fracture and applications to the fragmentation of metals and ceramics Click here
2019 Marie Gorecki Université Bretagne Sud Improvement of the physical and numerical description of damage and fracture of matter
under shock loading
Click here
2019 Pierre Simon Université de Lorraine Modélisation du comportement mécanique et de la rupture
en conditions dynamiques d’aciers de structure et à
blindage
Click here
2019 Pietro Del Sorbo Université de Bordeaux I Modélisation multi-échelle des tissus secs : Application à l'impact Click here
2019 Mathieu Xavier Université de Lorraine Analytical and numerical study of multiple necking for metal tubes in dynamic
expansion
Click here
2018 Andria Antoniou Université Grenoble Alpes Discrete element modelling of concrete structures under impact Click here
2018 Simon Bardy Arts et Métiers ParisTech Control and optimization of laser shock adhesion test on bonded assemblies Click here
2018 Anthony Bracq Université de Valenciennes Contribution à la prédiction du risque lésionnel thoracique lors de chocs localisés à travers la caractérisation et la modélisation
d’impacts balistiques non pénétrants
Click here
2018 Magali Castres Ecole Centrale de Lille Advanced dynamic modelling of Organic Matrix Composites (OMC) to study the vulnerability of aeronautical structures Click here
2018 Hanna Lois Dorothy Universit de Toulouse Numerical modelling of coupled adiabatic shear banding and micro-voiding assisted dynamic ductile failure Click here
2018 Manar Gunasilan Universit de Toulouse Crack arrest capability of aluminium alloys under dynamic loading Click here
2018 Anthony Janin Université Paris-Saclay Methodology of characterization and modelling of adhesive joints under dynamic multiaxial loadings Click here
2018 Benjamin Jodard Université de Rennes Study of the dynamic behaviour of bulk metallic glasses under shock loading Click here
2018 Vincent Lafilé Université Bretagne Sud Behavior and ductile fracture of two metals: new experimental techniques for the study of the strain rate and load path effects Click here
2018 Lewis John Lea University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Structural Evolution in the Dynamic
Plasticity of FCC Metals
Click here
2018 Bratislav Lukic University Grenoble (France) Development of a full-field measuring technique for the characterisation of the dynamic tensile behaviour of concrete Click here
2018 Bratislav Lukic University Grenoble (France) Advanced measuring techniques for characterisation of the concrete dynamic tensile response Click here
2018 Ryan Stephen Potter University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) The High Strain Rate Properties of Water-Ice Click here
2018 Pierre Pradel Université de Poitiers Study of the dynamic compaction of polymer foam: experiment and modelling Click here
2018 Reem Abdul Rahman Université Grenoble Alpes Experimental analysis of the confined behavior of concrete under static and dynamic shear loading Click here
2017 Rana Akiki Université Paris-Saclay Development of a numerical tool for the prediction of cracking of a
fiber-reinforced concrete structure under impact
Click here
2017 Lydie Caetano Université Bretagne Loire Comportement en compression et cisaillement d’un contre-plaqué de bouleau, essais aux grandes vitesses de déformation et températures cryogéniques Click here
2017 Damien Courapied Arts et Métiers ParisTech Laser-matter interaction in water confinement regime for two laser pulses. Application for the LASer Adhesion Technique (LASAT) Click here
2017 Fabien Coussa Université de recherche Paris Sciences et Lettres Du comportement dynamique de matériaux composites tissés à matrice polyamide Click here
2017 Ludovic Dufour Université de Valenciennes Caractérisation et modélisation du collage structural
multi-mat´eriaux sous sollicitation dynamique
Click here
2017 Quriaky Gomez Université Paris XIII Discontinuous Galerkin Modeling of Wave Propagation in Damaged Materials Click here
2017 Tianyi Li Université Paris-Saclay Gradient Damage Modeling of Dynamic Brittle Fracture Variational Principles and Numerical Simulations Click here
2017 James Ivan Perry University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) The dynamic response of sand:
Effects of moisture and morphology
Click here
2016 Yannick Jan Université de Lyon Modélisation de la propagation de fissure sur des structures minces, soumises à des sollicitations intenses et rapides, par la méthode X-FEM Click here
2016 Omar Kraiem Université Paris-Saclay Mechanical behavior of a brittle foam: Application to the packaging of dangerous materials Click here
2016 Xavier Régal Université d'Orléans Tensile concrete behavior characterization under highs solicitations Click here
2016 Floriane Soulas Universit de Toulouse Development of a lightning strike mechanical model for the prediction of damage of aeronautical composite panels Click here
2016 Floran Tostain Universit de Toulouse Contributions of the comparative analysis of fragmentation and debris generation processes to the understanding of the behaviour of aeronautical composite structures under crushing Click here
2016 Johannes Wolf Universit de Toulouse Numerical treatment of crack propagation in ductile structural materials under severe conditions Click here
2016 Lan Yao Université de Lyon Experimental and Numerical Study of Dynamic Crack Propagation in Ice under Impact Loading Click here
2015 Wei Liu Université Européenne de Bretagne Identification of strain rate dependent hardening sensitivity of metallic sheets under in-plane biaxial loading Click here
2015 Alyssa Julia Picard University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Development of ultra-fast shock
temperature gauges
Click here
2015 Marianne Prot Arts et Métiers ParisTech Mechanical behavior of cancellous bone over different strain rates. Links between architecture and mechanical response Click here
2015 Gabriel Seisson Université de Poitiers Experimental and theoretical study of the damaging of graphite under dynamic loading –Application to hypervelocity impacts Click here
2015 Feifei Shi École normale supérieure de Cachan Impact behavior of functionally graded multilayered sheet metals Click here
2015 Haibin Zhu Université de technologie Troye A novel methodology for high strain rate testing using full-field measurements and the virtual fields methods Click here
2014 Rachael Louise Boddy University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Damage in Energetic Materials Click here
2014 Vincent Joudon Université de Valenciennes Experimental characterization of crack initiation and propagation in epoxy resins under dynamic loadings Click here
2014 Simon S. Kirk University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Shock Compression and Dynamic
Fragmentation of Geological Materials
Click here
2014 Serge Ndadou Université Aix Marseille Etude mathématique et numérique des modèles hyperélastiques et visco-plastiques : applications aux impacts hypervéloces Click here
2014 Gabriel Prudhomme Arts et Métiers ParisTech Study of particle clouds ejected under shock: the contribution of photonic doppler velocimetry Click here
2014 Jean-Luc Zinszner Université de Lorraine Identification des paramètres matériaugouvernant les performances decéramiques à blindage Click here
2013 Bastien Durand Université d'Orléans Experimental study of the friction between steel and a brittle material under high velocites and high pressure Click here
2013 Romain Ecault Université de Poitiers Experimental and numerical investigations on the dynamic behaviour of aeronautic composites under laser shock - Optimization of a shock wave adhesion test for bonded composites Click here
2013 Mohamed Jebahi Université de Bordeaux I Discrete-continuum coupling method for simulation of laser-induced damage in silica glass Click here
2013 Kokouvi Mawuli Kpenyigba Université de Lorraine Etude du comportement dynamique et modélisation thermoviscoplastique de nuances d'acier soumises à un impact balistique Click here
2013 Romains Pelée de Saint Maurice Université de Lyon Extension de l’approche X-FEM en dynamique rapide pour la
propagation tridimensionnelle de fissure dans des matériaux ductiles
Click here
2013 Jérôme Vial Université d'Orléans Experimental and numerical study of deformation modes of a
pressed HMX-based explosive composition
Click here
2012 David Haboussa Université de Lyon Modélisation de la transition traction-cisaillement des métaux sous choc par la X-FEM Click here
2012 Matti Isakov Tampere University of Technology (Finland) Strain Rate History Effects in a Metastable Austenitic Stainless Steel Click here
2012 Gilles Rossiquet Université de Bourgogne Silicon carbide for armor applications : production and investigation of impact behaviour Click here
2012 Tuuli Sutinen University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Novel Printed Delaylines for
Shock-Tube Detonators
Click here
2011 Hannah Rosemary Brierley University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) The performance of exploding foil
initiators and laser driven yers
Click here
2011 Elise Gay Arts et Métiers ParisTech Composite behaviour under a laser driven shock - Development of an adhesion test using shock for composte bonded assemblies Click here
2011 Bing Hou École normale supérieure de Cachan Dynamic enhancement and multi-axial behavior of honeycombs under combined shear-compression Click here
2011 Eugénie Jacquet Ecole Normale Supérieure Cachan Vers la modélisation robuste de l’enommagement et de la perforation de structures composites soumises à des impacts balistiques Click here
2011 Damien Laporte Université de Poitiers Analysis of the response of bonded assemblies under shock wave loading – Experiments and modelling Click here
2011 Michael James Morley University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Shock compression of water and
solutions of ammonium nitrate
Click here
2011 Dominique Saletti École normale supérieure de Cachan Mesures de champs hétérogènes dans un alliage à mémoire de forme de Nickel-Titane sous sollicitations dynamiques Click here
2011 Nicholas Taylor University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Hot spots in Ammonium Nitrate Click here
2010 David J. Chapman University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Shock-Compression of Porous Materials and Diagnostic Development Click here
2010 Camille Chauvin Université de Poitiers Investigation of temperature measurement of material under moderate shock wave compression using infrared optical pyrometry Click here
2010 Jean-Paul Cuq-Lelandais Université de Poitiers Investigation of the dynamic behavior in materials submitted to
sub­picosecond laser driven shock
Click here
2010 Benjamin Erzar University of Metz (France) Spalling, cratering and dynamic tensile behaviour of concrete under impact: experimental approach and modelling Click here
2010 Julien Mairesse Université de Bordeaux I Modélisation numérique du comportement rhéologique du bois soumis à une large gamme de vitesses de déformation: application au liège et au balsa Click here
2010 J. A. Rodríguez-Martínez University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain) University of Metz (France) Advanced constitutive relations for modeling thermo-viscoplastic behaviour of metallic alloys subjected to impact loading Click here
2009 John W. Addiss University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Measurement of Displacements in Granular Systems in Response to Penetration and Compaction Click here
2009 C.H. Braithwaite University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) High strain rate properties of geological materials Click here
2009 Daniel R. Drodge University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Mechanical properties of energetic components Click here
2009 R. Guzmán López University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain) Obtaining of stress-strain laws of visco-plastic materials from measurements of temperature increase associated to its plastic deformation Click here
2009 D. Varas Doval University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain) Experimental and numerical analysis of the behaviour of integral fuel tanks submitted to high velocity impact Click here
2008 S.K. Garcia Castillo University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain) Analysis of preloaded composite laminates subjected to impact Loads Click here
2008 D. Grégoire Institut National des Sciences Appliquées - Lyon (France) On the initiation, the growth, the arrest and the restart of cracks under impact loading Click here
2008 Mikko Hokka Tampere University of Technology (Finland) Effects of Strain Rate and Temperature on the Mechanical Behavior of Advanced High Strength Steels Click here
2008 O. Lurdos Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne (France) Constitutive laws and dynamic recrystallisation: empirical and physical approaches Click here
2008 Kamel Safa Ecole Polytechnique Mise au point d'un essai de compaction dynamique: application au béton Click here
2008 L. Signor Ecole Nationale Superieure de Mecanique et d'Aeronautique de Poitiers (France) Contribution towards the characterization and modelling of micro-spalling in shock-melted tin Click here
2008 G. Vivier Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan (France) Mechanical initiation of compressed explosives under medium impacts: contribution of thermodynamics in continuous media Click here
2007 Marian Apostol Tampere University of Technology (Finland) Strain rate and temperature dependence of the compression behavior of fcc and bcc metals. Development of experimental techniques and their application to materials modeling Click here
2007 R. Delille

University of Valenciennes (France)

Contribution to a better understanding of human skull bone’s mechanical behaviour, subjected to various means of conservation and loading Click here
2007 D. F. Fernández

University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain)

Development of a new tool based in neural networks for the design of lightweight ceramic/metal armours against high velocity impact Click here
2007 E. Lamouroux

University of Valenciennes (France)

Detailed Model of Welded Joints to Simulate the Failure of Car Assemblies Click here
2007 C.E. Lloyd University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) The dynamic response of piezoelectric sensors Click here
2007 P. Mahelle

University of Valenciennes (France)

On the investigation of experimental and numerical behaviour of spot-welded assemblies submitted to quasi-static and dynamic loadings Click here
2007 M. Maziere Ecole des Mines de Paris (France) Burst of disks in turboshaft engines Click here
2007 J. Richert

University of Valenciennes (France)

Contribution to the design and the optimization of adaptative restraint systems to improve the automotive passive safety Click here
2007 J. Roger University of Valenciennes (France) On the investigation of experimental and numerical methods to characterise the fracture behaviour of epoxy resins: an approach to prevent failure in electronic component Click here
2007 C.S. Romero University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain) Analysis and modelisation of composite beams subjected to impulsive loads Click here
2007 G. Vadillo Martín University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain) Models of ductile fracture in static and dynamic conditions Click here
2007 E. Zaayman University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) The fracture of diamond Click here
2006 Christophe Czarnota University of Metz (France) Ductile damage of metallic materials under dynamic loadings Application to spalling Click here
2006 Christophe Czarnota University of Metz (France) Endommagement ductile des matériaux métalliques sous chargement dynamique: application à l'écaille Click here
2006 H. Czerski University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Ignition of HMX and RDX Click here
2006 Behnam Davoodi National Institute of Applied Sciences
of Rennes (INSA Rennes, France)
Study concerning the quasi-static and the dynamic behavior of metallic materials at high temper-ature. Numerical simulations of a sheet hot forming process Click here
2006 Ibrahim Elnasri École normale supérieure de Cachan Comportement des matériaux cellulaires sous impact et de panneaux sandwichs sous perforation dynamique Click here
2006 H.J. Prentice University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Development of stereoscopic speckle photography techniques for studies of dynamic plate deformation Click here
2006 D.M. Williamson University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Deformation and fracture of a polymer bonded explosive and its simulants Click here
2005 E. Nourry University of Bordeaux (France) Comportement des vitrages feuilletés sous impacts perforants Click here
2005 T. Phillipson

University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Temporal and Spatial Studies of Embedded Triboluminescent Crystals Click here
2005 C.R. Siviour University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) High strain rate properties of materials using Hopkinson bar techniques Click here
2004 R.I. Hammond University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Shock and ballistic properties of bainitic steels and tungsten alloys Click here
2004 K.R. Tarcza University of Texas - Austin (United States) The Dynamic Failure Behavior of Tungsten Heavy Alloys Subjected to Transverse Loads Click here
2004 Taina Vuoristo Tampere University of Technology (Finland) Effect of strain rate on the deformation behavior of dual phase steels and particle reinforced polymer composites Click here
2004 G.R. Willmott University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) Shock Studies of Kimberlite, Diamond and Brittle Embedded Particles Click here
2003 S. Frechard Ecole des Mines-Nancy (France) Dynamic behaviour and microstructural evolution of nitrogen alloyed austenitic stainless steels Click here
2003 C.G. Lamontagne University of Toronto (Canada) Hypervelocity impact damage to polymer matrix composite structures in Space Click here
2003 J.W. Song University of Massachussetts-Lowell (United States) Thermoplastic composites for ballistic application Click here
2002 B. Banerjee University of Utah (United States) Micromechanics-Based Prediction of Thermoelastic Properties of High Energy Materials Click here
2002 W. Stadlbauer ISL (France) Bainitic Steels for Rails Click here
1999 Frédéric Malaise Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers Réponse d'une céramique à l'impact d'un barreau à grande vitesse (1500 m/s). Croisement essais dynamiques-modelisation numérique Click here

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