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Research Interests for John E. Dolbow

Research Interests:

Modeling quasi-static and dynamic fracture of structural components, the evolution of interfaces with nonlinear constitutive laws, and developing models for stimulus-responsive hydrogels

Animals, Approximation theory, Continuum mechanics, Elasticity, Finite Element Analysis, Fracture mechanics, Friction, Humans, Hydrodynamics, Lipid Bilayers, Materials Testing, Membrane Fluidity, Membrane Microdomains, Surface Properties, Thermodynamics
Representative Publications
  1. Mourad, HM; Dolbow, J; Garikipati, K, An assumed-gradient finite element method for the level set equation, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, vol. 64 no. 8 (October, 2005), pp. 1009-1032, WILEY, ISSN 0029-5981 [1395], [doi[abs]
  2. Dolbow, J; Fried, E; Ji, H, Chemically induced swelling of hydrogels, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol. 52 no. 1 (January, 2004), pp. 51-84, Elsevier BV [S0022-5096(03)00091-7], [doi[abs]
  3. Dolbow, JE; Gosz, M, On the computation of mixed mode stress intensity factors in functionally graded materials, International Journal of Solids and Structures, vol. 39 no. 9 (April, 2002), pp. 2557-2574, Elsevier BV, ISSN 0020-7683 [S0020-7683(02)00114-2], [doi[abs]
  4. Mo√ęs, N; Dolbow, J; Belytschko, T, A finite element method for crack growth without remeshing, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, vol. 46 no. 1 (September, 1999), pp. 131-150, ISSN 0029-5981 [(SICI)1097-0207(19990910)46:1<131::AID-NME726>3.3.CO;2-A], [doi[abs]
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