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   K. Matous "Analysis and Optimization of Composite Materials and Structures", (Ph.D. thesis) Published as CTU Reports Volume 4 No. 3/2000, 93 pages, ISBN 80-01-02184-X, Prague, 2000.

Recent Advances in Computational Materials Science and Multiscale Materials Modeling, C. Oskay and K. Matous (Eds.), Special Issue: International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, Volume 8, Issue 5, Begell House (2010).

Articles in Refereed Journals


  K. Matous, M. Leps, J. Zeman and M. Sejnoha, "Applying genetic algorithms to selected topics commonly encountered in engineering practice", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 190 (13-14), 1629–1650 (2000).

  K. Matous and G.J. Dvorak, "Design of Prestressed Skin/Flange Assembly", Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, 4 (4), 367–387 (2002).

  K. Matous and G.J. Dvorak, "Stress Redistribution in Skin/Flange Assemblies", Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 9, 293–308 (2002).

  J. Kruis, K. Matous and Z. Dostal, "Solving Laminated Plates by Domain Decomposition", Advances in Engineering Software, 33, 445–452 (2002).

K. Matous and G.J. Dvorak, "Optimization of Electromagnetic Absorption in Laminated Composite Plates", IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 39(3), 1827–1835 (2003).

  K. Matous, "Damage evolution in particulate composite materials", International Journal of Solids and Structures, 40 (6), 1489–1503 (2003).

  K. Matous and A.M. Maniatty, "Finite Element Formulation for Modeling Large Deformations in Elasto-viscoplastic Polycrystals", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 60, 2313–2333 (2004).

  K. Matous and G.J. Dvorak, "Analysis of tongue and groove joints for thick laminates", Composites: Part B , 35(6-8), 609–617 (2004).

  K. Matous and P.H. Geubelle, "Multiscale Modeling of Particle Debonding in Reinforced Elastomers Subjected to Finite Deformations", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 65, 190–223 (2006).

  K. Matous and P.H. Geubelle, "Finite Element Formulation for Modeling Particle Debonding in Reinforced Elastomers Subjected to Finite Deformations", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 196, 620–633 (2006).

  H.M. Inglis, P.H. Geubelle, K. Matous, H. Tan and Y. Huang, "Cohesive Modeling of Dewetting in Particulate Composites: Micromechanics vs. Multiscale Finite Element Analysis", Mechanics of Materials, 39(6), 580–595 (2007).

  K. Matous, H.M. Inglis, X. Gu, D. Rypl, T.L. Jackson and P.H. Geubelle, "Multiscale modeling of solid propellants: From particle packing to failure", Composites Science and Technology, 67, 1694–1708 (2007).

N.C. Kumar, K. Matous and P.H. Geubelle, "Reconstruction of periodic unit cells of multimodal random particulate composites using genetic algorithms", Computational Materials Science, 42, 352–367 (2008).

K. Matous, M.G. Kulkarni and P.H. Geubelle, "Multiscale cohesive failure modeling of heterogeneous adhesives", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 56, 1511–1533 (2008).

H.M. Inglis, P.H. Geubelle and K. Matous, "Boundary condition effects on multiscale analysis of damage localization", Philosophical Magazine, 88(16), 2373–2397 (2008).

P. Areias and K. Matous, "Stabilized four-node tetrahedron with nonlocal pressure for modeling hyperelastic materials", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 76, 1185–1201 (2008).

M. Gates, K. Matous and M.T. Heath, "Asynchronous multi-domain variational integrators for nonlinear problems", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 76, 1353–1378 (2008).

P. Areias and K. Matous, "Finite element formulation for modeling nonlinear viscoelastic elastomers", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 197, 4702–4717 (2008).

K.R. Srinivasan, K. Matous and P.H. Geubelle, "Generalized finite element method for modeling nearly incompressible bimaterial hyperelastic solids", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 197, 4882–4893 (2008).

M.G. Kulkarni, P.H. Geubelle and K. Matous, "Multi-scale modeling of heterogeneous adhesives: Effect of particle decohesion", Mechanics of Materials, 41, 573–583 (2009).

K.R. Srinivasan, K. Matous, P.H. Geubelle and T.L. Jackson, "Thermomechanical modeling of regressing heterogeneous propellants", Journal of Computational Physics, 228, 78837901 (2009).

H. Lee, M. Brandyberry, A. Tudor and K. Matous, "Three-dimensional reconstruction of statistically optimal unit cells of polydisperse particulate composites from microtomography", Physical Review E, 80(6), 061301-1 -- 061301-12  (2009).

K. Matous and A.M. Maniatty, "Multiscale Modeling of Elasto-Viscoplastic Polycrystals Subjected to Finite Deformations", Interaction and Multiscale Mechanics: an International Journal, 2(4), 375-396 (2009).

R. Abedi, M.A. Hawker, R.B. Haber and K. Matous, "An adaptive spacetime discontinuous Galerkin method for cohesive models of elastodynamic fracture", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 81, 1207--1241 (2010).

M. Benes and  K. Matous, "Asynchronous multi-domain variational integrators for nonlinear hyperelastic solids", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 199, 1992--2013 (2010).

M.G. Kulkani, K. Matous and P.H. Geubelle, "Coupled Multi-scale Cohesive Modeling of Failure in Heterogeneous Adhesives", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering84, 916--946 (2010).

B.C. Collins, K. Matous and D. Rypl, "Three-dimensional reconstruction of statistically optimal unit cells of multimodal particulate composites", International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, 8(5), 489--507 (2010).

H. Lee, A.S. Gillman and K. Matous, "Computing overall elastic constants of polydisperse particulate composites from microtomographic data", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 59, 1838--1857 (2011).

pics J.C. Goetz and K. Matous, "Shock Analysis and Optimization of Two-Layered Cellular Materials Subject to Pulse Loading", International Journal of Impact Engineering, 57, 55--69 (2013).

pics A. Gillman, K. Matous and S. Atkinson, "Microstructure Statistics Property Relations of Anisotropic Polydisperse Particulate Composites using Tomography", Physical Review E, 87(2) 022208-1 --  022208-19 (2013).

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