David K Francis
Professional Staff


Office: CAVS 2143b
Phone: (662) 325-5454


Selected PublicationsTotal Publications by David K Francis:  14 
Johnson, K. L., Trim, M. W., Francis, D.K., Whittington, W. R., Miller, J. A., Bennett, C. E., & Horstemeyer, M. (2017). Moisture, Anisotropy, Stress State, and Strain Rate Effects on Bighorn Sheep Horn Keratin Mechanical Properties. Acta biomaterialia. Elsevier. 48, 300-308. DOI:10.1016/j.actbio.2016.10.033. [Abstract] [Document] [Document Site]

Lawrimore, W. B., Francis, D.K., Bouvard, J.-L., Hammi, Y., & Horstemeyer, M. (2016). A Mesomechanics Parametric Finite Element Study of Damage Growth and Coalescence in Polymers Using an Elastoviscoelastic-Viscoplastic Internal State Variable Model. Mechanics of Materials. 1, 83-95.

Francis, D.K., Whittington, W. R., Lawrimore, W. B., Allison, P. G., Turnage, S. A., & Bhattacharyya, J. J. (2016). Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar Graphical Analysis Tool. Experimental Mechanics. online, 1-5. DOI:10.1007/s11340-016-0191-9.

Whittington, W. R., Oppedal, A. L., Francis, D.K., & Horstemeyer, M. (2016). Robust Intermediate Strain Rate Experimentation Using the Serpentine Transmitted Bar. In S. Boussuyt, G. Schajer, A. Carpinteri (Eds.), Residual Stress, Thermomechanics & Infrared Imaging, Hybrid Techniques and Inverse Problems, Volume 9. Springer. 167--173. [Abstract]

Whittington, W. R., Oppedal, A. L., Francis, D.K., & Horstemeyer, M. (2015). A Novel Intermediate Strain Rate Testing Device: The Serpentine Transmitted Bar. International Journal of Impact Engineering. Elsevier. 81, 1-7. DOI:10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2015.02.009. [Abstract] [Document Site]