Number of items at this level: **92**.

## 2015

Heyden, Stefanie
(2015)
*Micromechanical damage and fracture in elastomeric polymers.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:12202014-233824767

Lim, Keng-Wit
(2015)
*Discrete Modeling of Granular Media: A NURBS-based Approach.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:12042014-104112714

## 2013

Leonard, Andrea Beth
(2013)
*Controlling wave propagation through nonlinear engineered granular systems.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:06122013-030022149

## 2009

Kelly, Alex
(2009)
*A constitutive relation for shape-memory alloys.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09292008-204618

Yogev, Or
(2009)
*Computational evolutionary embryogeny.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-01162009-072031

## 2008

Jackson, Winston Paul
(2008)
*Characterization of soft polymers and gels using the pressure-bulge technique.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-05302008-161653

## 2007

Kulkarni, Yashashree
(2007)
*Coarse-graining of atomistic description at finite temperature.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-11102006-152125

Mitrani-Reiser, Judith
(2007)
*An ounce of prevention: probabilistic loss estimation for performance-based earthquake engineering.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-05282007-233606

## 2006

Inamdar, Mandar Mukund
(2006)
*Dissipative nanomechanics.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-03272006-142956

Tao, Min
(2006)
*High temperature deformation of Vitreloy bulk metallic glasses and their composite.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-03022006-005723

## 2005

Yavari, Arash
(2005)
*Atomic structure of ferroelectric domain walls, free surfaces and steps.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-12142004-121255

## 2004

Aydiner, Cahit Can
(2004)
*Investigation of thermal tempering in bulk metallic glasses.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-04192004-120604

Chenchiah, Isaac Vikram
(2004)
*Energy-minimizing microstructures in multiphase elastic solids.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-05252004-131315

Scruggs, Jeffrey Thomas
(2004)
*Structural control using regenerative force actuation networks.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-06012004-063432

Shaikhutdinov, Rustem Vil
(2004)
*Structural damage evaluation: theory and applications to earthquake engineering.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-05172004-101516

## 2002

Anderson, David Deloyd
(2002)
*Experimental investigation of quasistatic and dynamic fracture properties of titanium alloys.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-02112002-153745

Purohit, Prashant Kishore
(2002)
*Dynamics of phase transitions in strings, beams and atomic chains.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-11072006-100058

## 2000

Jabbour, Michel E.
(2000)
*Modeling chemical vapor deposition of thin solid films.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:10042010-153504863

Oguni, Kenji
(2000)
*Micromechanical aspects of failure in unidirectional fiber reinforced composites.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:10082010-091323238

## 1999

Shu, Yi-Chung
(1999)
*Shape-memory effect in bulk and thin-film polycrystals.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-02212008-114547

Winfree, Nancy A.
(1999)
*Impact-induced phase transformations in elastic solids : a continuum study including numerical simulations for GeO2.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-02262008-153435

## 1998

Goodwine, John William
(1998)
*Control of stratified systems with robotic applications.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-01232008-144001

Polidori, David Charles
(1998)
*A probabilistic treatment of uncertainty in nonlinear dynamical systems.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechThesis:03112014-113438332

Zaremba, Slawomir M.
(1998)
*Dynamical signatures of gearbox vibrations.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-02082008-160817

## 1997

Turteltaub, Sergio Ricardo
(1997)
*Dynamics of phase transformations in thermoelastic solids.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-02042008-151022

Vanik, Michael William
(1997)
*A bayesian probabilistic approach to structural health monitoring.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechThesis:03142014-104500651

## 1996

Fey, Kate Elizabeth
(1996)
*Experimental and theoretical aspects of dynamic crack growth along bimaterial interfaces.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-12132007-082556

Hayen, Jeffrey Clyde
(1996)
*Response control of structural systems using semi-actively controlled interactions.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:01032013-113224489

Walter, Mark E.
(1996)
*The evolution of damage in ceramic matrix composites.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-01072008-112449

## 1995

Halling, Marvin Wilford
(1995)
*Investigation of base-isolated structures during recent earthquakes and computer simulations utilizing near-source long-period ground motions.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-10152007-141910

Huang, Liping
(1995)
*Mode-like properties and identification of nonlinear vibrating systems.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:12012011-113838877

Lewis, Andrew David
(1995)
*Aspects of geometric mechanics and control of mechanical systems.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-07132006-143133

Pich, Peter
(1995)
*Nonlinear rigid block dynamics.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:12012011-112223883

Zhong, Xiaoguang Allan
(1995)
*Continuum dynamics of solid-solid phase transitions.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-10222007-135103

## 1994

Duong, Cong N.
(1994)
*A nonlinear thermoviscoelastic stress and fracture analysis of an adhesive bond.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-10182005-153006

Haller, Gyorgy
(1994)
*Multi-pulse homoclinic phenomena in resonant Hamiltonian systems.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-11302007-152315

Liu, Cheng
(1994)
*Dynamic fracture problems involving highly transient crack growth histories : an investigation of dynamic failure in homgeneous and bimaterial systems.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-12122007-141145

Mezic, Igor
(1994)
*On the geometrical and statistical properties of dynamical systems : theory and applications.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-07212005-131406

## 1993

Chiang, Dar-Yun
(1993)
*Parsimonious modeling of inelastic systems.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:11192012-102847690

Mason, James Joseph
(1993)
*Mechanisms and effects of heat generation at the tips of dynamic cracks and notches in metals.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-08312007-094213

Restuccio, Jim M.
(1993)
*Continuum modeling of materials that can undergo martensitic phase transformations.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-10192005-160834

## 1992

Chirikjian, Gregory S.
(1992)
*Theory and applications of hyper-redundant robotic manipulators.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-11082006-132210

Lee, Ho-Hoon
(1992)
*Robust adaptive control of manipulators with application to joint flexibility.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-08072007-073507

Lusk, Mark T.
(1992)
*Martensitic phase transitions with surface effects.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-11052004-161432

Moser, Albert N.
(1992)
*An experimental investigation of modeling and optimal control of modified space structures.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-08102005-153952

## 1991

Papadimitriou, Konstantinos
(1991)
*Stochastic characterization of strong ground motion and applications to structural response.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:04142011-154846507

Shimabukuro, Sy R.
(1991)
*Stress assisted diffusion in polymers.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09222006-155328

Vakakis, Alexander F.
(1991)
*Analysis and identification of linear and nonlinear normal modes in vibrating systems.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-08232004-105610

## 1990

Brinson, L. C.
(1990)
*Time-temperature response of multi-phase viscoelastic solids through numerical analysis.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-10292003-112909

Hou, Zhikun
(1990)
*Nonstationary response of structures and its application to earthquake engineering.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechThesis:03112014-153421620

Jensen, Hector A
(1990)
*Dynamic response of structures with uncertain parameters.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechThesis:03112014-155226390

Jiang, Qing
(1990)
*A continuum model for phase transformation in thermoelastic solids.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-02232007-155324

Thyagarajan, Ravi Shanker
(1990)
*Modeling and analysis of hysteretic structural behavior.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechThesis:03132014-144907764

## 1989

Nowak, Paul Scott
(1989)
*Effect of nonuniform seismic input on arch dams.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:06042013-091930444

Rosakis, Phoebus
(1989)
*Ellipticity and deformations with discontinous gradients in finite elastostatics.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-02122007-094508

## 1988

Peng, Chia-Yen
(1988)
*Generalized modal identification of linear and nonlinear dynamic systems.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:03132013-163747278

Smith, Paul Wesley
(1988)
*Considerations for the design of gas-lubricated slider bearings.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-11132007-092151

## 1987

Fanson, James L.
(1987)
*An experimental investigation of vibration suppression in Large Space Structures using positive position feedback.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-08112005-104730

Ramarathnam, Narasimhan
(1987)
*Mode I, plane stress crack initiation and growth in elastic-plastic solids : a finite element analysis.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-11062003-094350

## 1986

Anderson, Mark Carter
(1986)
*A study of the periodic and quasi-periodic solutions of the discrete duffing equation.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-03252008-105035

Blume, Janet A.
(1986)
*Some issues in the kinematics of finite deformations.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-03212008-074451

Silling, Stewart Andrew
(1986)
*Singularities and phase transitions in elastic solids : numerical studies and stability analysis.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-03082008-083510

## 1985

Wakugawa, Jason Masao
(1985)
*On the existence and uniqueness of the solution to the small-scale nonlinear anti-plane shear crack problem in finite elastostatics.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-03212008-094413

## 1984

Winget, James Michael
(1984)
*Element-by-element solution procedures for nonlinear transient heat conduction analysis.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-01252007-132425

## 1983

Connolly, Jeremiah Finbarr
(1983)
*Two problems in plane finite elastostatics.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09182006-085128

Goh, Chuen Jin
(1983)
*Analysis and control of quasi distributed parameter systems.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-08092005-091223

O'Sullivan, Timothy Christopher
(1983)
*The propagation and arrest of an edge crack in an elastic half-space under conditions of anti-plane shear : analytical and numerical results.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09052006-082841

Pence, Thomas James
(1983)
*The emergence and propagation of a phase boundary in an elastic bar.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09052006-154543

Zee, Layne
(1983)
*Ordinary and strong ellipticity in the equilibrium theory of incompressible hyperelastic solids.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-11012005-130640

Zondervan, Keith Peter
(1983)
*Optimal low thrust, three burn orbit transfers with large plane changes.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-08152005-091409

## 1982

Chen, Carl Leei
(1982)
*Direct output feedback control of large flexible spacecraft.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-12082005-143337

Fleming, Graham Christopher
(1982)
*Structure and stability of buoyant diffusion flames.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09152006-121855

Fowler, Graeme Francis
(1982)
*Finite plane and anti-plane elastostatic fields with discontinuous deformation gradients near the tip of a crack.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09122006-153033

Reinhall, Per Gustaf
(1982)
*The analysis of a nonlinear difference equation occurring in dynamical systems.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-07082005-102658

## 1981

Martin, David U.
(1981)
*Studies of the nonlinear Schrodinger equation and its application to water waves.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-10052006-082151

Stephenson, Rodney Alan
(1981)
*The equilibrium field near the tip of a crack for finite plane strain of incompressible elastic materials.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-10052006-094802

## 1977

Hesselink, Lambertus
(1977)
*An experimental investigation of propagation of weak shock waves in a random medium.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-01042006-154703

## 1974

Griffin, Jerry Howard
(1974)
*Wave front analysis in the scattering of a plane compressional pulse by a cylindrical elastic inclusion.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-10132005-083854

## 1972

Baker, Mary
(1972)
*Double-slit photometric measurement of velocity profiles for blood in microvessels and capillary tubes.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-12162005-112315

## 1971

Wilson, Michael Barron
(1971)
*A Michell Oseen-flow theory for thin ships.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-03262007-154052

## 1970

Horgan, Cornelius Oliver
(1970)
*Eigenvalue problems associated with Korn's inequalities in the theory of elasticity.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:08062015-145439790

Koester, John Kent
(1970)
*Analytical and experimental studies of thermionically emitting electrodes in contact with dense, seeded plasmas.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:04202011-112053777

Patula, Edward John
(1970)
*Equivalent differential equations for nonlinear dynamical systems.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:08182015-085203745

## 1969

Gakenheimer, David Charles
(1969)
*Transient excitation of an elastic half-space by a point load traveling on the surface.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-03022006-134535

## 1967

Hallanger, Lawrence W.
(1967)
*The dynamic stability of an unbalanced mass exciter.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09162002-110654

Lam, John Ling-Yee
(1967)
*Radiation of a point charge moving uniformly over an infinite array of conducting half planes.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09252002-122649

Lutes, Loren Daniel
(1967)
*Stationary random response of bilinear hysteretic systems.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-10012002-103426

Rispin, Peter Paul Augustine
(1967)
*A singular perturbation method for non-linear water waves past an obstacle.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09272002-161056

Spaeth, Edmund Eugene
(1967)
*The convective diffusion of oxygen, carbon dioxide and inert gas in blood.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-10042002-134827

## 1966

Hauptmann, Edward Gerald
(1966)
*An experimental investigation of forced convective heat transfer to a fluid in the region of its critical point.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09182002-110836

## 1965

Davison, Lee Walker
(1965)
*Propagation of finite amplitude waves in elastic solids.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-10032002-104227

List, Ericson John
(1965)
*The stability and mixing of a density-stratified horizontal flow in a saturated porous medium.*
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.
http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-09302002-124434

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