Tamara Olson's Preprints and Abstracts

In preparation: The effective strength of rigid/plastic composites: a comparison of piecewise-linear and power-law approximations (slides from the talk I gave in Halifax)

The mesostructure-properties linkage in polycrystals, Progress in Materials Science , vol. 43, no. 1, 1999 (with B.L. Adams)

Bounding the effective yield behavior of mixtures, Mathematics of Multiscale Materials (IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications, vol.99), chapter 13 (pp. 219-228), Springer-Verlag, 1998

Bounding elastic constants of an orthotropic polycrystal using measurements of the microstructure, J. Mech. Phys. Solids , 44(9): pp.1543-1563, 1996, (with M.J. Beran, T.A. Mason, and B.L. Adams)

Grain boundary structure effects on intergranular stress corrosion cracking of alloy X-750, Acta Metallurgica et Materialia , 44(12): pp. 4685-4695, 1996, (with Y. Pan, B.L. Adams, and N. Panayotou)

Applications of orientation imaging analysis to microstructural control of intergranular stress corrosion cracking, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly34(3), July 1995, pp.147-154 (with Yu Pan and B.L. Adams)

Improvements on Taylor's upper bound for rigid-plastic composites, Materials Science and Engineering A175, Feb. 28, 1994, pp. 15-20

Effective yield behavior for mixtures of elastic/plastic materials, Proc. First Int'l Conference on Composites and Engineering, New Orleans, 1994, pp. 377-378

Effective moduli of granular and layered composites with piezoelectric constituents, Mathematics in Smart Structures, Proceedings of the SPIE conference on smart structures and materials vol. 1919, 1993, pp. 214-223 (with M. Avellaneda)

Bounds on elastic properties involving two-point statistics: the question of equiaxiality in polycrystals

Improved bounds on the effective yield surface of inhomogeneous rigid/plastic materials