5. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Nonlocal Continuum Damage and Plasticity: Theory and Computation, World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd., UK, 2011. | |

This is a text book for graduate students and scientists interested in multi-scale theoretical and computational modeling of strain localization of damage and plasticity and modeling the problem of size effects at the micron, submicron, and nano scales. | ||

4. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N., “Nonlocal Microdamage Constitutive Model for High Energy Impacts,” Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series 15, Proulx, T. (ed.), Time Dependent Constitutive Behavior and Fracture/Failure Processes, Vol. 3, pp. 59-66, 2011. PDF | |

3. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Deliktas, B., Abed, F.H., and Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Coupled Viscoplastic Damage Model for Hypervelocity Impact Induced Damage in Metals and Composites,” Materials under Extreme Loadings: Application to Penetration and Impact, Edited by Eric Buzaud, Ioan R. Ionescu and George Z. Voyiadjis, ISTE Wiley, ISBN 978-1-84821-184-1, pp. 209-246, 2010. PDF | |

2. | Voyiadjis, G.Z. and Abu Al-Rub R.K., “Length Scales in Gradient Plasticity,” Solid Mechanics and its Applications: IUTAM Symposium on Multiscale Modeling and Characterization of Elastic-Inelastic Behavior of Engineering Materials, Edited by S. Ahzi, M. Cherkaoui, M. A. Khaleel, H. M. Zbib, M. A. Zikry, and B. LaMatina, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 167-174, 2004. PDF | |

1. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Venson, A.R., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. “Damage Quantification in Metal Matrix Composites,” Recent Advances in Experimental Mechanics, E.E. Gdoutos (ed.), Kluwer press, pp.109-120, 2002. PDF | |

55. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Ashour, A.I., Tyson, B.M., “On the aspect ratio effect of multi-walled carbon nanotube reinforcements on the mechanical properties of cementitious nanocomposites,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 35, pp. 647-655, 2012. PDF | |

54. | Darabi, M.K., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Masad, E.A., Huang, C.-W., Little, D.N. “A modified viscoplastic model to predict the permanent deformation of asphaltic materials under cyclic-compression loading at high temperatures,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 35, pp. 67-99, 2012. PDF | |

53. | Darabi, M.K., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Masad, E.A., Little, D.N., “A thermodynamic framework for constitutive modeling of time- and rate-dependent materials, Part II: Numerical aspects and application to asphalt concrete,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 35, pp. 100-134, 2012. PDF | |

52. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Darabi, M.K., “A thermodynamic framework for constitutive modeling of time- and rate-dependent materials, Part I: Theory,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 34, pp. 61-92, 2012.PDF | |

51. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Huang, C.W., Darabi, M.K., Masad, E.A, Little, D., “Comparing finite element and constitutive modeling techniques for predicting rutting of asphalt pavements,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 322-338, 2012. PDF | |

50. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Faruk, A.N.M., “Prediction of micro and nano indentation size effects from spherical indenters,” Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Vol. 19, No. 1-3, pp. 119-128, 2012.PDF | |

49. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N., “Nonlocal gradient-dependent constitutive model for simulating localized damage and fracture of viscoplastic solids under high energy impacts,” International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 1-24, 2012. | |

48. | Darabi, M.K., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Masad, E.A., Little, D., “Thermodynamic based model for coupling viscoelastic, viscoplastic, and viscodamage constitutive behavior of asphalt mixtures,” International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 36, No. 7, pp. 817-854, 2012. PDF | |

47. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Tyson, B.M., Yazdanbakhsh, A., Grasley, Z., “Mechanical properties of nanocomposite cement incorporating surface-treated and untreated carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers,” ASCE Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-6, 2012.PDF | |

46. | You, T., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Darabi, M.K., Masad, E.A, Little, D., “Three-dimensional microstructural modeling of asphalt concrete using a unified viscoelastic-viscoplastic-viscodamage model,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 531-548, 2012.PDF | |

45. | Darabi, M.K., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Little, D.N. “A continuum damage mechanics framework for modeling micro-damage healing,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 49, No. 3-4, pp. 492-513, 2012. PDF | |

44. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., You, T., Masad, E.A, Little, D., “Mesomechanical modeling of the thermo-viscoelastic, thermo-viscoplastic, and thermo-viscodamage response of asphalt concrete,” International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 3, No. 1-4, pp. 14-33, 2011. PDF | |

43. | Tehrani, A.H., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Mesomechanical modeling of polymer/clay nanocomposites using a viscoelastic-viscoplastic-viscodamage constitutive model,” ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 133, No. 4, 011017 (7 pages), 2011. PDF | |

42. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Ettehad, M., “Modeling interparticle size effect on deformation behavior of metal matrix composites by a gradient enhanced plasticity model,” ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 133, No. 4, 015104 (8 pages), 2011. PDF | |

41. | Huang, C.W., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Masad, E.A, Little, D., Airey, G., “Numerical implementation and validation of a nonlinear-viscoelastic and viscoplastic model for asphalt concrete mixes,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 433-447, 2011. PDF | |

40. | Tyson, B.M., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Yazdanbakhsh, A., Grasley, Z., “A quantitative method for analyzing the dispersion and agglomeration of nano-particles in composite materials,” Composites: Part B, Vol. 42, No. 6, pp. 1395-1403, 2011. PDF | |

39. | Tyson, B.M., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Yazdanbakhsh, A., Grasley, Z. “Carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers for enhancing the mechanical properties of nanocomposite cementitious materials,” ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 7, pp. 1028-1035, 2011.. PDF | |

38. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Darabi, M.K., You, T., Masad, E.A, Little, D.N., “A unified continuum damage mechanics model for predicting the mechanical response of asphalt mixtures and pavements,” International Journal of Roads and Airports, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 68-84, 2011. PDF | |

37. | Kim, S.-M., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Meso-scale computational modeling of the plastic-damage response of cementitious composites,” Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 339-358, 2011. PDF | |

36. | Huang, C.W., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Masad, E.A, Little, D.N., “Three dimensional simulations of asphalt pavement performance using a nonlinear viscoelastic-viscoplastic model,” ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 56-68, 2011.PDF | |

35. | Yazdanbakhsh, A., Grasley, Z., Tyson, B.M., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Dispersion quantification of inclusions in composites,” Composites: Part A, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 75-83, 2011.PDF | |

34. | Darabi, M.K., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Masad, E.A., Huang, C.-W., Little, D.N. “A thermo-viscoelastic-viscoplastic-viscodamage constitutive model for asphaltic materials,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 191-207, 2011.PDF | |

33. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Faruk, A.N.M., “Coupled interfacial energy and temperature effects on size-dependent yield strength and strain hardening of small metallic volumes,” ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 133, No. 1, pp. 011017-1 to 011017-7, 2011.PDF | |

32. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Darabi, M.K., Little, D., Masad, E.A., “A micro-damage healing model that improves prediction of fatigue life of asphalt mixes,” International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 48, No. 11, pp. 966-990, 2010.PDF | |

31 | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Darabi, M.K., Masad, E.A., “A straightforward numerical technique for finite element implementation of nonlocal gradient-dependent continuum damage mechanics theories,” International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Multiscale Mechanics Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 352-385, 2010. PDF | |

30. | Yazdanbakhsh, A., Grasley, Z., Tyson, B.M, Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Distribution of carbon nanofibers and nanotubes in cementitious composites,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2142, pp. 89-95, 2010.PDF | |

29. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N., “Micromechanical theoretical and computational modeling of energy dissipation due to nonlinear vibration of hard ceramic coatings with microstructural recursive faults,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 47, No., pp. 2131-2142, 2010.PDF | |

28. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Kim, S.-M. “Computational applications of a coupled plasticity-damage constitutive model for simulating plain concrete fracture,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 77, No. 10, pp. 1577-1603, 2010.PDF | |

27. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Modeling size effects in micro/nano-systems by including interfacial effects in a gradient plasticity framework,” International Journal of Materials and Structural Integrity, Vol. 4, No. 2/3/4, pp. 278-290, 2010.PDF | |

26. | Graham, M.A., Grasley, Z.C., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “The effect of atomic force microscope probe size on nanoindentation,” International Journal of Materials and Structural Integrity, Vol. 4, No. 2/3/4, pp. 160-169, 2010.PDF | |

25. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Faruk, A.N.M., “Dislocation-based model for predicting size-scale effects on the micro and nano indentation hardness of metallic materials,” International Journal of Materials and Structural Integrity, Vol. 4, No. 2/3/4, pp. 251-277, 2010.PDF | |

24. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K. “Modeling the particle size and interfacial hardening effects in metal matrix composites with dispersed particles at decreasing microstructural length scales,” International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 329-350, 2009.PDF | |

23. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Kim, S.-M. “Predicting mesh-independent ballistic limits for heterogeneous targets by a nonlocal damage computational framework,” Composites: Part B, Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 495-510, 2009.PDF | |

22. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z. “Gradient-enhanced coupled plasticity-anisotropic damage model for concrete fracture: computational aspects and applications,” International Journal of Damage Mechanics, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 115-154, 2009.PDF | |

21. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z., Aifantis, E.C. “On the thermodynamics of higher-order gradient plasticity for size-effects at the micron and submicron length scales,” International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, Vol. 34, Nos. 1/2, pp. 172-187, 2009.PDF. | |

20. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K. “Thermodynamic framework for coupling of elasto-viscoplasticity and nonlocal anisotropic damage for microelectronics solder alloys,” International Journal of Materials and Structural Integrity, Vol. 2, No. 1/2, pp. 106-137, 2008.PDF | |

19. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., "Interfacial gradient plasticity governs scale-dependent yield strength and strain hardening rates in micro/nano structured metals,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 24, No. 8, pp. 1277-1306, 2008.PDF | |

18. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., "Modeling the interfacial effect on the yield strength and flow stress of thin metal films on substrates,” Mechanics Research Communications, Vol. 35, No. 1-2, pp. 65-72, 2008.PDF | |

17. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N. “Constitutive modeling and simulation of perforation of steel plates by blunt projectile,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 304-316, 2008.PDF | |

16. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., "Nonlocal gradient-dependent thermodynamics for modeling scale dependent plasticity," International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 3-4, pp. 295-323, 2007.PDF | |

15. | Cicekli, U., Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “A plasticity and anisotropic damage model for plain concrete,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 23, No. 10-11, pp. 1874-1900, 2007.PDF | |

14. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K. “Prediction of micro- and nano indentation size effect from conical or pyramidal indentation,” Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 39, No. 8, pp. 787-802, 2007.PDF | |

13. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z., and Bammann, D.J., “A thermodynamic based higher-order gradient theory for size dependent plasticity,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 44, No. 9, pp. 2888–2923, 2007.PDF | |

12. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N. "On the small and finite deformation thermo-elasto-viscoplasticity theory: algorithmic and computational aspects," European Journal of Computational Mechanics (Revue Européenne de Mécanique Numérique), Vol. 15, No. 7-8, pp. 945-987, 2006.PDF | |

11. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. “A finite strain plastic-damage model for high velocity impacts using combined viscosity and gradient localization limiters, Part II: Numerical aspects and simulations,” International Journal of Damage Mechanics, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 335–373, 2006.PDF | |

10. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z. “A finite strain plastic-damage model for high velocity impacts using combined viscosity and gradient localization limiters, Part I: Theoretical formulation,” International Journal of Damage Mechanics, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 293–334, 2006.PDF | |

9. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z. “A physically based gradient plasticity theory,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 654-684, 2006.PDF | |

8. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z. “A direct finite element implementation of the gradient plasticity theory,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 63, No. 4, pp. 603–629, 2005.PDF | |

7. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. “Gradient plasticity theory with a variable length scale parameter,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 42, No. 14, pp. 3998-4029, 2005.PDF | |

6. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z. “Determination of the material intrinsic length scale of gradient plasticity theory,” International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 377-400, 2004.PDF | |

5. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z. “Analytical and experimental determination of the material intrinsic length scale of strain gradient plasticity theory from micro- and nano-indentation experiments,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 1139-1182, 2004.PDF | |

4. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N. “Thermodynamic formulations for non-local coupling of viscoplasticity and anisotropic viscodamage for dynamic localization problems using gradient theory,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 981-1038, 2004.PDF | |

3. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. “Thermodynamic based model for the evolution equation of the backstress in cyclic plasticity,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 19, No. 12, pp. 2121-2147, 2003.PDF | |

2. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z. “On the coupling of anisotropic damage and plasticity models for ductile materials,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 40, No. 11, pp. 2611-2643, 2003.PDF | |

1. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N. “Non-local coupling of viscoplasticity and anisotropic viscodamage for impact problems using the gradient theory,” Archives of Mechanics, Vol. 55, No. 1, pp. 39-89, 2003.PDF | |

43. | Masad, E., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Little, D., “Recent Developments and Applications of Pavement Analysis Using Nonlinear Damage (PANDA) Model,” In. 7th RILEM International Conference on Cracking in Pavements, 10 pages, 2012. | |

42. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N., “Nonlocal Constitutive Model for Simulating Localized Damage and Fracture of Viscoplastic Solids under High Energy Impacts,” In. Collection of Technical Papers- 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Article No. 2011-2175, 2011. | |

41. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Tehrani, A.H., “Thermo-mechanical Viscoelastic, Viscoplastic, and Viscodamage Model for Polymers and Polymer Composites,” In. Collection of Technical Papers- 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Article No. 2011-2173, 2011. | |

40. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Ettehad*, M., “Nonlocal Gradient Plasticity Theory for Predicting Size Effects in Metallic Micro/Nano Pillars,” In. Collection of Technical Papers- 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Article No. 2011-2057, 2011. | |

39. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Kim*, S.-M., “Finite Element Simulation of Single Carbon Nanotube Pull-outs from a Cementitious Nanocomposite Material using a Plasticity-Damage and Cohesive Zone Models,” In. 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, USNCTAM2010-1247. | |

38. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “On the Higher-Order Nonlocal Gradient Crystal Plasticity Based on the Flow of Statistically Stored and Geometrically Necessary Dislocation Densities,” In. 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, USNCTAM2010-1158. | |

37. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Darabi*, G.Z., Masad, E.A., “A Straightforward Numerical Technique for Finite Element Implementation of Nonlocal Gradient-Dependent Continuum Damage Mechanics Theories,” In. 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, USNCTAM2010-991. | |

36. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Darabi*, G.Z., “On the Thermodynamic Consistency of Higher-Order Gradient Plasticity Theory,” In. 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, USNCTAM2010-1257. | |

35. | Yazdanbakhsh*, A., Grasley, Z., Tyson*, B.M, Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Dispersion of Carbon Nanofibers and Nanotubes in Cementitious Materials,” In. TRB First International Conference in North America on Nanotechnology in Cement and Concrete, 2010. | |

34. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Interfacial Effects on Size-Dependent Strength of Nanostructured Materials and Systems,” In. Collection of Technical Papers- AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, AIAA 2010 (5 pages). | |

33. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N., “Mesoscale Energy Dissipation Prediction in Thermal Barrier Ceramic Coatings under Nonlinear Vibration,” In. Collection of Technical Papers- AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, AIAA 2010 (9 pages). | |

32. | Yazdanbakhsh, A., Grasley, Z., Tyson, B.M, Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Carbon Nano Filaments in Cementitious Materials: Some Issues on Dispersion and Interfacial Bond,” In. American Concrete Institute (ACI), ACI-SP-267-3, pp. 21-34, 2009. | |

31. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Interfacial plasticity governs strength size-scale effects in micro/nanostructured metals,” In. Collection of Technical Papers- AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, AIAA 2009. | |

30. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Kim, S.-M., “Nonlocal microdamage models for mesh-independent predictions of ballistic limits in high velocity impacts,” In. Collection of Technical Papers- AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, AIAA 2009. | |

29. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Kim, S.-M., “Multi-scale constitutive and computational modeling of hypervelocity impact damage of steel targets,” In. Collection of Technical Papers- AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, AIAA-2008-1743, 5 pages. | |

28. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Surface/interfacial effects on size dependent strength of micro/nano systems,” In. Collection of Technical Papers- AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, AIAA-2008-1946, 5 pages. | |

27. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z., “Modeling the size and interface effects in thin metal film-substrate systems using the strain gradient plasticity,” In. Proceedings of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division, 2007, 7 pages. | |

26. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z., Palazotto, A.N., “Micro-damage constitutive modeling and numerical simulation of targets by projectiles,” In. Proceedings of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division, 2007, 8 pages. | |

25. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z., “Modeling and simulation of the micromechanics of localized damage and fracture in inelastic solids at high speed impacts,” In. 18th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Division Conference, (EMD2007), Blacksburg, Virginia, 2007. | |

24. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z., “Surface/interface effects on size dependent plasticity in micro and nano systems,” In. 18th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Division Conference, (EMD2007), Blacksburg, Virginia, 2007. | |

23. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “The effect of surface or interface energy on size dependent plasticity at the micron and submicron length scales,” In. Materials Processing and Manufacturing Division Symposium: Mechanics and Materials Modeling and Materials Design Methodologies, in the Honor of Dr. Craig Hartley’s 40 years of Contributions to the Field of Mechanics and Materials Science, 2007 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, 2007. | |

22. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “On the modeling of size dependent plasticity at the micron and submicron length scales,” In. PLASTICITY 2006, Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada), July 17-22, 2006. | |

21. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N. “Modeling and simulation of perforation of steel plates by blunt projectile,” In. Collection of Technical Papers- AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, AIAA 2006-2089, Vol. 8, pp. 5928-5931, 2006. | |

20. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z., Palazotto, A.N. “A micro-damage model for high velocity impact using combined viscosity and gradient localization limiters,” In. Proceedings of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division, Vol. 256, pp. 123-130, 2005. | |

19. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z. “A dislocation based gradient plasticity theory with applications to size effects,” In. Proceedings of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division, Vol. 256, pp. 69-77, 2005. | |

18. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Comparison of the strain localization approaches: Viscoplasticity theory and gradient dependent theory,” In. Proceedings of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division, Vol. 256, pp. 79-87, 2005. | |

17. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Modeling plasticity in nanostructured materials,” In. Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, 2005 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control and 13th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Vol. 1, pp. 119-124, 2005. | |

16. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z., Palazotto, A.N. “A micro-damage model for high velocity impacts using nonlocal theory,” In. Collection of Technical Papers- AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, AIAA 2005-2357, Vol. 10, pp. 6704-6708, 2005. | |

15. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., “Theoretical framework for coupling of non-local damage and viscoplasticity for dynamic localization problems,” In. 11th International Conference on Fracture, Turin, Italy, March 2005. | |

14. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z. “Finite element implementation of a thermoviscoplastic model for ratcheting,” In. Proceedings of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division, Vol. 255, pp. 37-45, 2004. | |

13. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. “A modified gradient plasticity theory for micro-bending and micro-torsion size effects,” In. Proceedings of the ASME, Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems Division (MEMS), pp. 233-242, 2004. | |

12. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. “Multi-scale computational modeling of localization problems,” In. 6th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, September 2004, China, Tsinghua University Press & Springer-Verlag, pp. 13721-13726. | |

11. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N. “Nonlocal constitutive model for impact damage in metals,” In. 21st International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Warsaw, Poland, August 2004. | |

10. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N. “Determination of material length scale from microbending of thin films,” In. 17th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Newark, Delaware, June 2004. | |

9. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. “Gradient plasticity with variable length scale parameters,” In. 17th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Newark, Delaware, June 2004. | |

8. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N. “A gradient-dependent constitutive model to simulate impact damage problem,” In. Collection of Technical Papers–45th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, AIAA 2004-1919, Vol. 6, pp. 4290-4295, 2004. | |

7. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Voyiadjis, G.Z. “Determination of the material intrinsic length scale of gradient plasticity theory,” In. Tenth Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering, Edited by David Hui, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 2003, pp. 23-24. | |

6. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N. “Gradient-dependent viscoplasticity and viscodamage,” In. 16th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Seattle, Washington, July 2003. | |

5. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Palazotto, A.N. “Determination of the material intrinsic length scale of gradient plasticity theory,” In. 9th International Conference of Plasticity, Edited by A. S. Khan, Quebec, July 2003. | |

4. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Venson, A.R., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. “Damage quantification in metal matrix composites,” Recent Advances in Experimental Mechanics, E.E. Gdoutos (ed.), Kluwer press, pp.109-120, 2002. | |

3. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. “Determination of the material intrinsic length scale of gradient plasticity theory,” In. The MACSI Symposium on Parameter Identification in Structural and Materials Engineering, Milano, Italy, November 2002. | |

2. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Araujo, M., “Thermodynamic consistent model for the evolutionary equation of the backstress in cyclic plasticity,” Plasticity, Damage and Fracture at Macro, Micro and Nano Scales, Proceedings of the Plasticity 2002, International Conference, Edited by A. S. Khan, and O. Lopez-Pamies, NEAT Press, Aruba, January 2002, pp. 96-98. | |

1. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. (2004) “Length scales in gradient plasticity,” In. Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium on Multiscale Modeling and Characterization of Elastic-Inelastic Behavior of Engineering Materials, Edited by S. Ahzi, M. Cherkaoui, M.A. Khaleel, H. M. Zbib, M. A. Zikry, and B. LaMatina, Morocco, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 167-174, 2004. | |

13. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Tyson, B. (2010) “Assessment the Potential of Using Carbon Nanotubes Reinforcements for Improving the Tensile/Flexural Strength and Fracture Toughness of Portland Cement Paste for Damage Resistant Concrete Transportation Infrastructures,” Final Report submitted to Southwest University Transportation Center, Report # SWUTC/09/476660-0011-1. | |

12. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Masad, E.A., Graham, M.A. (2010) “Physically-based Model for Predicting the Susceptibility of Asphalt Pavements to Moisture-Induced Damage,” Final Report submitted to Southwest University Transportation Center, Report # SWUTC/09/476660-0012-1. | |

11. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Masad, E.A., Huang, C.W. (2009) “Improving the Sustainability of Asphalt Pavements through Developing a Predictive Model with Fundamental Material Properties,” Final Report submitted to Southwest University Transportation Center, Report # SWUTC/08/476660-0007-1, 54 pages. | |

10. | Abu Al-Rub, R.K. (2008) “AHSS: A Multiresolution Analysis of the Particle Size and Interface Effects on the Strength and Ductility of Advanced High Strength Steels,” FY 2008 Progress Report submitted to U.S. Department of Energy on Lightweighting Materials. | |

9. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub R.K. (2006) “Modeling and Simulation of Perforation of Steel Plates by Blunt Projectiles,” Report submitted to the Air Force Institute of Technology, WPAFB, Ohio. | |

8. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. (2005) "Modeling Impact Damage in Fighting Vehicles Due to Projectile Penetration” Final Report (2004-05),” MEFFV Project Office, Marine Corps Systems Command, AFSS PGD, Quantico, Virginia, September 2005, 218 pages. | |

7. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Wang, L.B, Cicekli, U. (2005) “Modeling, Simulation, Visualization, and Damage Characterization for Penetration into a Concrete Target,” Report submitted to Waterways Experiment Station, Subcontract to Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. | |

6. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. (2004) “Multi-scale Modeling and Simulation of Impact Damage Problems,” Report submitted to the Air Force Institute of Technology, WPAFB, Ohio. | |

5. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Kattan, P.I., Abu Al-Rub, R.K., Almasri, A.H., Taqieddin, Z.N. (2004) "Feasibility Study for Modeling Impact Damage Using Fabric Tensors in Fighting Vehicles Due to Blast and/or Projectile Penetration” Final Report (2003-04),” MEFFV Project Office, Marine Corps Systems Command, AFSS PGD, Quantico, Virginia, September 2004, 98 pages. | |

4. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub R.K. (2003) “Feasibility Study for Modeling Impact Damage in Fighting Vehicles Due to Blast and/or Hypervelocity Projectile Penetration,” for MEFFV Project Office, Tank Systems, MARCORSYSCOM, Quantico, VA. | |

3. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub R.K. (2003) “Gradient Viscoinelasticity for Localization Under Dynamic Loading Processes,” Report submitted to the Air Force Institute of Technology, WPAFB, Ohio. | |

2. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. (2002) "Non-Local Coupling of Viscoplasticity and Rate-Dependent Damage for Impact Problems” Final Report (2001-02),” Air Force Institute of Technology, WPAFB, OH 45433, August 2002, 65 pages. | |

1. | Voyiadjis, G.Z., Abu Al-Rub, R.K. (2002) "Multi-Scale Modeling and Simulation of Impact Damage Problems” Final Report (2002-04),” Air Force Institute of Technology, WPAFB, OH 45433, August 2002, 95 pages. | |

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