Research

Showcasing the latest research from across the DMTC community

Recent peer-reviewed publications from across the DMTC community include:

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Title/Citation
Publication Type
2017

Particle swarm optimization approach to defect detection in armour ceramics

Kesharaju, M., & Nagarajah, R. (2017) Ultrasonics, 75, pp 124-131.

 

Journal article
2017

Body armor for stab and spike protection, part 1: Scientific literature review

Nayak, R., Crouch, I., Kanesalingam, S., Ding, J., Tan, P., Lee, B., Miao, M., Ganga, D. and Wang, L. Textile Research Journal

Journal article
2017

Modelling the elastic properties of bi-continuous composite microstructures captured with TriBeam serial-sectioning

Mignone, P. J., Echlin, M. P., Pollock, T. M., Finlayson, T. R., Riley, D. P., Sesso, M. L., and Franks, G. V.  Computational Materials Science, 131, pp 187-195

Journal article
2017

Profluorescent nitroxide sensors for monitoring photo-induced degradation in polymer films

Lussini, V. C., Colwell, J. M., Fairfull-Smith, K. E., and Bottle, S. E. Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 241, pp 199-209

Journal article
2017

Colloidal processing: Enabling complex shaped ceramics with unique multiscale structures

Franks, G. V., Tallon, C., Studart, A. R., Sesso, M. L., & Leo, S.  Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 100(2), pp 458-490

Journal article
2016

Effects of chip conditions on the solid state recycling of Ti-6Al-4V machining chips

Lui, E. W., Palanisamy, S., Dargusch, M. S., & Xia, K.  Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 238, pp 297-304

Journal article
2016

Analysis of the residual stress in ARMOX 500T armour steel and numerical study of the resultant ballistic performance

Saleh, M., Luzin, V., Kariem, M. M. and Ruan, D (2016). Materials Research Proceedings 2 (2016) pp 437-442

Conference paper
2016

A novel top surface analysis method for mode I interface characterisation using digital image correlation

Reiner, J., Torres, J. P., & Veidt, M. (2016) Engineering Fracture Mechanics

Journal article
2016

Ballistic evaluation of an Australian ultra-high hardness steel

Ryan, S., Li, H., Edgerton, M., Gallardy, D., and Cimpoeru, S.  Paper presented at the Proceedings – 29th International Symposium on Ballistics, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK May 9–13, pp 1773-1778

Conference Paper
2016

Characterisation of armour properties for the prediction of rupture in localised blast loading

McDonald, B., Bornstein, H., & Orifici, A. C. Paper presented at the Proceedings – 29th International Symposium on Ballistics, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK May 9–13, 2016, vol 1, pp. 1135-1146

Conference Paper
2016

Pressureless sintering of ZrB2 prepared by colloidal processing: Particle packing, sintering conditions, and additives

Leo, S., Tallon, C., and Franks, G. V.  Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 99 (2), pp 3883-3892

Journal article
2016

Automatic program generation for welding robots from CAD

Larkin, N., Short, A., Pan, Z., & Van Duin, S.  Paper presented at the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM 2016-September 560-565

Conference Paper
2016

The effect of droplet size on the localized corrosion of high-strength aluminium alloys

Knight, S. P., Sudholz, A. D., Butler, A., Palanisamy, S., Dargusch, M. S., & Trueman, A. R.  Materials and Corrosion, 67 (12), pp 1294-1307

2016

Application of augmented finite element and cohesive zone modelling to predict damage evolution in metal matrix composites and aircraft coatings

Han, B., Veidt, M., Reiner, J. and Dargusch, M.  Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research,  8(1), pp. 1-17

2016

Fabricating superior NiAl bronze components through wire arc additive manufacturing

Ding, Donghong, Pan, Z., van Duin, S., Li, H., and Shen, C.  Materials 2016, 9(8), no 652

2016

Hybrid polymer composites for high strain rate applications

Daliri, A., Zhang, J. and C.H. Wang  Chapter 6 Lightweight Composite Structures in Transport – Design, Manufacturing, Analysis and Performance, pp 121–163

Book chapter
2016

Influence of carbon steel grade on the initial attachment of bacteria and microbiologically influenced corrosion

Javed, M. A., Neil, W. C., Stoddart, P. R., & Wade, S. A.  Biofouling,  32(1), pp 109-122

Journal Article
2016

Mechanical strength and damage tolerance of highly porous alumina ceramics produced from sintered particle stabilized foams

Tallon, C., Chuanuwatanakul, C., Dunstan, D. E., & Franks, G. V.  Ceramics International, 42, (7), pp 8478–8487

Journal Article
2015

Evaluation of magnesium die-casting alloys for elevated temperature applications: castability

Easton, M. A., Zhu, S., Abbott, T.B., Dargusch, M., Murray, M., Savage, G., Hort, N. & Gibson, M.A.  Advanced Engineering Materials, 18, (6) pp 953–962

Journal Article
2015

Development of processing windows for HVOF carbide-based coatings

Ang, A. S. M., Howse, H., Wade, S. A., & Berndt, C. C. Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, 25(1-2), pp 28-35

Journal Article
2015

Manufacturing of nickel based cermet coatings by HVOF process

Ang, A., Howse, H., Wade, S., & Berndt, C.  Surface Engineering

Journal Article
2015

Defect characterisation in laminar composite structures using ultrasonic techniques and artificial neural networks

Barry, T. J., M. Kesharaju, C.R. Nagarajah & S Palanisamy  Journal of Composite Materials, 50(7), pp 861-871

Journal Article
2015

Thermoforming and structural analysis of combat helmets

Cartwright, B. K., Lex Mulcahy, N., Chhor, A. O., Thomas, S. G. F., Suryanarayana, M., Sandlin, J. D., Couch, I.G. & Naebe, M.  Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 137(5), Article number 051011

Journal Article
2015

Cutting force, chip formation, and tool wear during the laser-assisted machining a near-alpha titanium alloy BTi-6431S

Gao, Y., Wang, G., Bermingham, M. J. & Dargusch, M. S.  International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 79(9-12), 1949-1960

Journal Article
2015

Evaluation of magnesium die-casting alloys for elevated temperature applications: microstructure, tensile properties, and creep resistance

Zhu, S., Easton, M.A., Abbott, T.B., Nie, J.F, Dargusch, M.S., Hort, N. & Gibson, M. A.  Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 46A, pp 3543 – 3554

Journal Article
2016

The ballistic performance of an ultra-high hardness armour steel: An experimental investigation

Ryan, S., Li, H., Edgerton, M., Gallardy, D. & Cimpoeru, S. J. International Journal of Impact Engineering, 94, pp 60-73

Journal Article
2016

Dynamic modulus and strain wave velocity in ballistic fibre strands

Miao, M. Journal of Materials Science, 51(12), pp 5939-5947

Journal Article
2016

A methodology for hydrocode analysis of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene composite under ballistic impact

Nguyen, L. H., Lässig, T. R., Ryan, S., Riedel, W., Mouritz, A. P., & Orifici, A. C.  Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 84, pp 224-235

Journal Article
2015

The efficiency of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene composite against fragment impact

Nguyen, L. H., Ryan, S., Cimpoeru, S. J., Mouritz, A. P. & Orifici, A. C.  Experimental Mechanics, 56, (4), pp 595-605

Journal Article
2015

Tool wear mechanisms involved in crater formation on uncoated carbide tool when machining Ti6Al4V alloy

Rashid Rahman, R. A., Palanisamy, S., Sun, S., & Dargusch, M. S. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 83, Issue 9-12, pp 1457-1465

Journal Article
2015

Evaluation of microstructure and fatigue properties in laser cladding repair of ultrahigh strength AerMet® 100 steel

Sun, S. D., Leary, M., Liu, Q. & Brandt, M. Journal of Laser Applications, 27(S2)

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2015
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2015

Polyaromatic profluorescent nitroxide probes with enhanced photostability

Lussini, V.C., Blinco, J.P., Fairfull-Smith, K.E & Bottle, S.E.   Chemistry, A European Journal, 21, (50) pp 18258–18268

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