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Publications for: Wilburn Ray Whittington
Book Chapter
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]

Peer-Reviewed Journals
Imandoust, A., Barrett, C. D., Oppedal, A. L., Whittington, W. R., Paudel, Y. R., & El Kadiri, H. (2017). Nucleation and Preferential Growth Mechanism of Recrystallization Texture in High Purity Binary Magnesium-rare Earth Alloys. Acta Materialia. Pergamon. 138, 27-41. DOI:10.1016/j.actamat.2017.07.038. [Document Site]

Brauer, S. A., Whittington, W. R., Li, B., Rhee, H., Allison, P., Crane, C. K., & Horstemeyer, M. (2017). Strain Rate and Stress-State Dependence of Gray Cast Iron. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology. American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 139(2), 021013. DOI:10.1115/1.4035616. [Abstract] [Document] [Document Site]

Liu, Y., Whittington, W. R., & Hammi, Y. (2017). Application of a Microstructure-based ISV Plasticity Damage Model to Study Penetration Mechanics of Metals and Validation through Penetration Study of Aluminum. Modelling and Simulation in Engineering. 6189168, 1-10.

Deang, J., Allison, P., Prabhu, R., Williams, L. N., Rhee, H., Whittington, W. R., Perkins, E. J., Bruce, S. M., & Horstemeyer, M. (2017). Constitutive Behaviour of Paddlefish (Polyodon Spathula) Cartilage. Bioinspired, Biomimetic and Nanobiomaterials. Thomas Telford Ltd. -, 1-8. DOI:10.1680/jbibn.16.00046. [Abstract] [Document Site]

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]

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.

Bhattacharyya, J. J., Wang, F., Wu, P. D., Whittington, W. R., El Kadiri, H., & Agnew, S. R. (2016). Demonstration of Alloying, Thermal Activation, and Latent Hardening Effects on Quasi-static and Dynamic Polycrystal Plasticity of Mg Alloy, WE43-T5, Plate. International Journal of Plasticity. Elsevier. 81, 123-151.

Rhee, H., Whittington, W. R., Oppedal, A. L., Sherif, A. R., King, R., Kim, H., & Lee, C. (2015). Mechanical Properties of Novel Aluminum Metal Matrix Metallic Composites: Application to Overhead Conductors. Materials & Design. Elsevier. 88(25), 16-21. DOI:10.1016/j.matdes.2015.08.109. [Abstract]

Clemmer, J., Prabhu, R., Chen, J., Colebeck, E., Priddy, L. B., McCollum, M., Brazile, B. L., Whittington, W. R., Wardlaw, J. L., Rhee, H., Horstemeyer, M., Williams, L. N., & Liao, J. (2015). Experimental Observation of High Strain Rate Responses of Porcine Brain, Liver, and Tendon. Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology. 1650032, 1-14. DOI:10.1142/S0219519416500329. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Prabhu, R., Whittington, W. R., Patnaik, S. S., Mao, Y., Liao, J., Williams, L. N., Begonia, M., & Horstemeyer, M. (2015). A Coupled Experiment-Finite Element Modeling Methodology for Assessing High Strain Rate Mechanical Response of Soft Biomaterials. JoVE. Cambridge, MA: JoVE Corp.. 1(99), e51545. DOI:10.3791/51545. [Abstract]

Prabhu, R., Whittington, W. R., Patnaik, S.S, Mao, Y., Begonia, M. T., Williams, L. N., Liao, J., & Horstemeyer, M. (2015). A Coupled Experiment-finite Element Modeling Methodology for Assessing High Strain Rate Mechanical Response of Soft Biomaterials. JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments). V., pg.

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 Imact Engineering. 81, 1-7. DOI:10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2015.02.009..

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]

Begonia, M. T., Prabhu, R., Liao, J., Whittington, W. R., Claude, A., Willeford, B., Wardlaw, J., Sorrells, G., Wu, R., Zhang, S., & Williams, L. N. (2014). Quantitative Analysis of Brain Microstructure Following Mild Blunt and Blast Trauma. J Biomech. Amsterdam, Holland: Elsevier. 47, 37043711. DOI:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.09.026. [Document Site]

Rhee, H., Tucker, M. T., Whittington, W. R., Horstemeyer, M., & Lim, H. (2014). Structure-property Responses of Bio-inspired Synthetic Foams at Low and High Strain Rates. Science and Engineering of Composite Materials. 22(4), 365-373. DOI:10.1515/secm-2013-0238.

Agnew, S. R., Whittington, W. R., Oppedal, A. L., El Kadiri, H., Shaeffer, M., Ramesh, K. T., Bhattacharyya, J., Delorme, R., & Davis, B. (2014). Dynamic Behavior of a Rare-Earth-Containing Mg Alloy, WE43B-T5, Plate with Comparison to Conventional Alloy, AM30-F. Journal of Metals. Springer. 66, 277-290.

Whittington, W. R., Oppedal, A. L., Turnage, S., Hammi, Y., Rhee, H., Allison, P., Crane, C. K., & Horstemeyer, M. (2014). Capturing the Effect of Temperature, Strain Rate, and Stress State on the Plasticity and Fracture of Rolled Homogeneous Armor (RHA) Steel. Materials Science and Engineering: A. Elsevier. 594, 82-88. DOI:10.1016/j.msea.2013.11.018. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Walton, C. A., Martin, H. J., Horstemeyer, M., Whittington, W. R., Horstemeyer, C. J., & Wang, P. (2013). Corrosion Stress Relaxation and Tensile Strength Effects in an Extruded AZ31 Magnesium Alloy. Corrosion Science. Elsevier. 80, 503-510.

Ma, Q., Li, B., Whittington, W. R., Oppedal, A. L., Wang, P., & Horstemeyer, M. (2013). Texture Evolution during Dynamic Recrystallization in a Magnesium Alloy at 450 Deg. Acta Materialia. Elsvier. 67, 102-115. DOI:10.1016/j.actamat.2013.12.025. [Document Site]

Agnew, S. R., Whittington, W. R., Oppedal, A. L., El Kadiri, H., Shaeffer, M., Ramesh, K. T., Bhattacharyya, J., Delorme, R., & Davis, B. (2013). Dynamic Behavior of a Rare-Earth-Containing Mg Alloy, WE43B-T5, Plate with Comparison to Conventional Alloy, AM30-F. JOM. The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society. 66(2), 277-290. DOI:10.1007/s11837-013-0830-x. [Abstract]

Walton, C. A., Nesbit, B. E., Candia, H. M., Myers, Z. A., Whittington, W. R., & Stone, T.W. (2013). Failure Analysis and Mechanical Performance Evaluation of a Cast Aluminum Hybrid-iron Golf Club Hosel. Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention. 13(5), 561-569. DOI:10.1007/s11668-013-9715-0.

Francis, D.K., Deang, J., Florea, R. S., Gaston, D. R., Lee, N., Nouranian, S., Permann, C., Rudd, J., Seely, D., Whittington, W. R., & Horstemeyer, M. (2012). Characterization and Failure Analysis of a Polymeric Clamp Hanger Component. Engineering Failure Analysis. 26, 230-239. DOI:10.1016/j.engfailanal.2012.07.020. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Florea, R. S., Hubbard, C. R., Solanki, K. N., Bammann, D., Whittington, W. R., & Marin, E. (2012). Quantifying Residual Stresses in Resistance Spot Welding of 6061-T6 Aluminum Alloy Sheets via Neutron Diffraction Measurements. Journal of Materials Processing Technology. Elsevier. 212, 2358-2370. DOI:10.1016/jmatprotec.2012.06.024. [Abstract]

Ma, Q., Li, B., Oppedal, A. L., Whittington, W. R., Horstemeyer, S., Marin, E., Wang, P., & Horstemeyer, M. (2012). Strain Rate Dependence of Twinning at 450°C and Its Effect on Microstructure of an Extruded Magnesium Alloy. Materials Science and Engineering A. Elsevier. 559, 314-318.

Solanki, K. N., Jordon, J. B., Whittington, W. R., Rao, J., & Hubbard, C. R. (2012). Structure-property Relationships and Residual Stress Quantification of a Friction Stir Spot Welded Magnesium Alloy. Scripta Materialia. ScienceDirect. 66, 797-800. [Abstract]

Tucker, M.T., Horstemeyer, M., Whittington, W. R., Solanki, K.N., & Gullett, P. (2010). The Effect of Varying Strain Rates and Stress States on the Plasticity, Damage, and Fracture of Aluminum Alloys. In Elsevier (Ed.), Mechanics of Materials. 42(10), 895-907. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Tucker, M.T., Horstemeyer, M., Gullett, P., El Kadiri, H., & Whittington, W. R. (2009). Anisotropic Effects on the Strain Rate Dependence of a Wrought Magnesium Alloy. Scripta Materialia. Amsterdam: Elsevier, Ltd.. 60(3), 182-185. [Abstract]

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers
Liu, Y., & Whittington, W. R. (2016). Experimental Calibration of ISV Damage Model Constants for Pure Copper for High-Speed Impact Simulation. Proceedings of ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition. Phoenix, AZ.

Whittington, W. R., Oppedal, A. L., Francis, D.K., & Horstemeyer, M. (2015). Robust Intermediate Strain Rate Experimentation Using the Serpentine Transmitted Bar. SEM Annual Conference Proceedings 2015. Costa Mesa, CA: Society for Experimental Mechanics, Inc. and Springer. [Abstract]

Bhattacharyya, J., Agnew, S. R., Wu, P., Whittington, W. R., & El Kadiri, H. (2015). Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA. Magnesium Technology. TMS/Orlando, FL: John Wiley & Sons.

Ma, Q., Li, B., Oppedal, A. L., Whittington, W. R., Horstemeyer, S., Marin, E., El Kadiri, H., Wang, P., & Horstemeyer, M. (2011). Effect of Strain Rate on Dynamic Recrystallization in a Magnesium Alloy under Compression at High Temperature. Magnesium Technology 2012, Proceddings of 2012 TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Orlando, FL.

Prabhu, R., Horstemeyer, M., McCollum, M., Whittington, W. R., Bouvard, J.-L., Sherburn, J. A., Williams, L. N., Marin, E., & Liao, J. (2010). Traumatic Brain Injury: Coupled Experiment/Finite Element Simulation On High Rate Mechanical Response Of Porcine Brain. Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC2010). Naples, Florida, USA: ASME.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Posters
Tucker, M.T., Horstemeyer, M., Gullett, P., & Whittington, W. R. (2008). Anisotropic, Strain Rate, and Stress State Effects of AZ31B. Modeling & Simulation, Testing & Validation Conference. Warren, MI. [Abstract]

Non-Refereed Conference Papers
Walton, C. A., Martin, H. J., Horstemeyer, M., Whittington, W. R., & Wang, P. (2012). Corrosion-Stress Relaxation Effects on Surface and Tensile Properties of an AZ31 Magnesium Alloy. 2012 American Institute of Chemical Engineering Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA.

Martin, H. J., Hicks, A., Horstemeyer, C., Turnage, S., Florea, R. S., Whittington, W. R., Marin, E., & King, R. (2012). Welded Aluminum 6061: The Effect of Corrosion on Yield Strength. 2012 American Institute of Chemical Engineering Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA.

Professional Presentations
Prabhu, R., Adams, D., Whittington, W. R., Tucker, M.T., Marin, E., Horstemeyer, M., Begonia, M., Williams, L. N., & Liao, J. (2008). Traumatic Brain Injury: Mechanical Response of Procine Brain Tissue under High Strain Rate Tests. Modeling & Simulation, Testing & Validation Conference. Sterling Heights, MI.