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Modelling interfacial inclusions embedded between dissimilar solids (2024)
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Ma, L., Su, F., Wen, Y., Korsunsky, A. M., & Wiercigroch, M. (2024). Modelling interfacial inclusions embedded between dissimilar solids. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 272, Article 109176. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2024.109176

In this paper, a generic model for interfacial inclusions embedded between dissimilar solids is proposed to address a wide range of problems in materials engineering. By virtue of the equivalent eigenstrain principle and line inclusion concept, the m... Read More about Modelling interfacial inclusions embedded between dissimilar solids.

On the attitude stability of flying dandelion seeds (2023)
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Qin, L., Jian, Z., Xu, Y., & Ma, L. (2023). On the attitude stability of flying dandelion seeds. Physics of Fluids, 35(8), Article 081904. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0160735

Dandelion seeds possess a complex three-dimensional structure and a self-adapted flying ability. To understand this fascinating flight mechanism, a three-dimensional umbrella-shaped model imitating dandelion seeds is proposed. The effects of folding... Read More about On the attitude stability of flying dandelion seeds.

Formulation for zirconia toughened alumina (ZTA) reinforced metal matrix composites based on a three-phase concentric inclusion model (2023)
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Yan, J., Ma, L., & Wang, J. (2023). Formulation for zirconia toughened alumina (ZTA) reinforced metal matrix composites based on a three-phase concentric inclusion model. Mechanics of Materials, 181, Article 104660. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mechmat.2023.104660

In this paper, a model of a coated inhomogeneous circular inclusion concentrically embedded within a finite matrix is proposed, which is employed to analyze zirconia toughened alumina (ZTA) reinforced metal matrix composites. The general solution is... Read More about Formulation for zirconia toughened alumina (ZTA) reinforced metal matrix composites based on a three-phase concentric inclusion model.

A wedge of arbitrary angle interacting with a generalized singularity (2022)
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Ma, L., & Hills, D. A. (2023). A wedge of arbitrary angle interacting with a generalized singularity. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 262-263, Article 112062. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2022.112062

In this paper, the state of stress induced within a semi-infinite wedge of arbitrary angle by a generalized singularity is studied, and its analytical solution is derived. The wedge may, usefully, be a V-shaped notch if the internal wedge angle is la... Read More about A wedge of arbitrary angle interacting with a generalized singularity.

A Parabolic Notch Interacting With a Generalized Antiplane Singularity (2022)
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Ma, L., Chen, Y., & Hills, D. A. (2022). A Parabolic Notch Interacting With a Generalized Antiplane Singularity. Journal of Applied Mechanics, 89(9), Article 091001. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4054865

In this study, the interaction of a parabolic notch with a generalized antiplane singularity is studied, and its analytical solution is derived. The singularity may be either an antiplane concentrated force or a screw dislocation, and separate soluti... Read More about A Parabolic Notch Interacting With a Generalized Antiplane Singularity.

Interface mismatch eigenstrain of non-slipping contacts between dissimilar elastic solids (2022)
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Ma, L., & Korsunsky, A. M. (2022). Interface mismatch eigenstrain of non-slipping contacts between dissimilar elastic solids. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 253, Article 111760. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2022.111760

The problems of non-slipping contacts between dissimilar elastic solids are studied under the conditions of plane strain. When two dissimilar solids are incrementally pressed into contact, a relative tangential displacement along the contact interfac... Read More about Interface mismatch eigenstrain of non-slipping contacts between dissimilar elastic solids.

Interaction of a parabolic notch with a generalized singularity (2022)
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Ma, L., & Hills, D. A. (2022). Interaction of a parabolic notch with a generalized singularity. International Journal of Engineering Science, 176, Article 103685. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijengsci.2022.103685

In this paper, the interaction of a parabolic notch with a generalized singularity is studied and its analytical solution is derived. The generalized singularity may represent a concentrated force or an edge dislocation. As an example, the parabolic... Read More about Interaction of a parabolic notch with a generalized singularity.

The Fundamental Formulation for Inhomogeneous Inclusion Problems with the Equivalent Eigenstrain Principle (2022)
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Ma, L., & Korsunsky, A. M. (2022). The Fundamental Formulation for Inhomogeneous Inclusion Problems with the Equivalent Eigenstrain Principle. Metals, 12(4), Article 582. https://doi.org/10.3390/met12040582

In this paper, and on the basis of the equivalent eigenstrain principle, a fundamental formulation for inhomogeneous inclusion problems is proposed, which is to transform the inhomogeneous inclusion problems into auxiliary equivalent homogenous inclu... Read More about The Fundamental Formulation for Inhomogeneous Inclusion Problems with the Equivalent Eigenstrain Principle.

Analytical solutions for coated circular inhomogeneity with non-uniform axisymmetric eigenstrain distribution (2022)
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Yan, J., Zhu, J., & Ma, L. (2022). Analytical solutions for coated circular inhomogeneity with non-uniform axisymmetric eigenstrain distribution. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 243, Article 111567. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2022.111567

In this paper, a general model for coated circular inhomogeneous inclusion problems is proposed and studied, where non-uniform axisymmetric eigenstrains are independently distributed within the circular zone and annular zone (coating layer). The main... Read More about Analytical solutions for coated circular inhomogeneity with non-uniform axisymmetric eigenstrain distribution.

Fundamental formulation for anti-plane eigenstrain problems (2021)
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Ma, L. (2022). Fundamental formulation for anti-plane eigenstrain problems. Mechanics of Materials, 165, Article 104188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mechmat.2021.104188

In this paper, the anti-plane eigenstrain problems are addressed in the framework of plane strain. A fundamental solution for an anti-plane eigenstrain nucleus located in an infinite plane is derived first. With this solution, the anti-plane eigenstr... Read More about Fundamental formulation for anti-plane eigenstrain problems.