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Proceedings: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, ISSN 1364-5021, 11/2014, Volume 470, Issue 2171, pp. 1 - 15
We present experimental and numerical results for a model crawler which is able to extract net positional changes from reciprocal shape changes, i.e.... 
Locomotion | Gait | Acting | Geometric shapes | Kinematics | Experimentation | Sliding | Modeling | Robotics | Mathematical expressions
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Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, ISSN 0022-5096, 11/2015, Volume 84, pp. 254 - 272
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Nature Physics, ISSN 1745-2473, 2019, Volume 15, Issue 5, pp. 496 - 496
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Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, ISSN 0022-5096, 2011, Volume 59, Issue 10, pp. 2208 - 2226
Flutter and divergence instabilities have been advocated to be possible in elastic structures with Coulomb friction, but no direct experimental evidence has... 
Coulomb friction | Flutter instability | Follower load | Divergence instability | DYNAMIC STABILITY | PHYSICS, CONDENSED MATTER | MECHANICS | ELASTIC-SYSTEMS | MODELS | MATERIALS SCIENCE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | COULOMB-FRICTION | Mechanical engineering | Analysis | Divergence | Stability | Vibration | Friction | Mathematical analysis | Instability | Flutter
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Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, ISSN 0022-5096, 08/2019, p. 103702
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Meccanica, ISSN 0025-6455, 11/2017, Volume 52, Issue 14, pp. 3489 - 3498
Brittle materials fail catastrophically. In consequence of their limited flaw-tolerance, failure occurs by localized fracture and is typically a dynamic... 
Hydraulic fracture | Toughening | Classical Mechanics | Civil Engineering | Automotive Engineering | Multiple cracking | Brittle layer | Mechanical Engineering | Hydrogel | Physics | Cohesive zone | MECHANICS | POLYMER GELS
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, ISSN 0027-8424, 12/2017, Volume 114, Issue 50, pp. 13085 - 13090
The flagellar swimming of euglenids, which are propelled by a single anterior flagellum, is characterized by a generalized helical motion. The 3D nature of... 
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN 0027-8424, 12/2017, Volume 114, Issue 50, p. 13085
The flagellar swimming of euglenids, which are propelled by a single anterior flagellum, is characterized by a generalized helical motion. The 3D nature of... 
Eukaryotes | Flagellates | Biophysics
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International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, ISSN 0020-7462, 01/2020, Volume 118, p. 103278
We discuss some recent results on biological and bio-inspired morphing, and use them to identify promising research directions for the future. In particular,... 
Gaussian morphing | Micro-swimmers | Cell motility | Fluid–structure interaction | Unicellular swimmers | Soft robotics | Active shells | Deployable structures
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Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, ISSN 1364-5021, 11/2014, Volume 470, Issue 2171, p. 20140333
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN 0027-8424, 12/2017, Volume 114, Issue 50, pp. 13085 - 13090
The flagellar swimming of euglenids, which are propelled by a single anterior flagellum, is characterized by a generalized helical motion. The 3D nature of... 
LOW-REYNOLDS-NUMBER | MICROORGANISMS | SYSTEM | microswimmers | helical trajectories | microscopy imaging | Euglena gracilis | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | TRACKING | MOVEMENT | 3D flagellum shapes | Physiological aspects | Flagella (Microbiology) | Biological Sciences | Physical Sciences
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Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, ISSN 0022-5096, 09/2016, Volume 94, Issue C, pp. 33 - 46
We explore the Mode I fracture toughness of a polymer gel containing a semi-infinite, growing crack. First, an expression is derived for the energy release... 
Polymer gel | Fracture | Swelling | Toughening | Crack propagation | DISSIPATION | PHYSICS, CONDENSED MATTER | ENERGY | HYDROGELS | TIP FIELDS | MATERIALS SCIENCE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | LARGE DEFORMATIONS | DELAYED FRACTURE | SOLVENT | MECHANICS | DIFFUSION | Numerical analysis | Polymer industry | Polymers | Mechanical engineering | Analysis | Physics - Soft Condensed Matter
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Meccanica, ISSN 0025-6455, 11/2017, Volume 52, Issue 14, pp. 3271 - 3272
To access, purchase, authenticate, or subscribe to the full-text of this article, please visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11012-017-0752-8 
Automotive Engineering | Mechanical Engineering | Physics | Classical Mechanics | Civil Engineering | MECHANICS
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Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, ISSN 0022-5096, 07/2018, Volume 116, p. 99
Flutter instability in elastic structures subject to follower load, the most important cases being the famous Beck’s and Pflüger’s columns (two elastic rods in... 
Divergence | Coulomb friction | Vibration | Structural stability | Elasticity | Friction | Conveyors | Cantilever members | Sliding contact | Mechanics | Belt conveyors | Flutter | Flat surfaces | Destabilization | Columns (structural)
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Physical Review Letters, ISSN 0031-9007, 10/2015, Volume 115, Issue 18, p. 188105
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Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, ISSN 0022-5096, 07/2018, Volume 116, pp. 99 - 116
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International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, ISSN 0020-7462, 05/2014, Volume 61, pp. 65 - 73
In this paper we study crawling locomotion based on directional frictional interactions, namely, frictional forces that are sensitive to the sign of the... 
Bio-mimetic micro-robots | Directional surfaces | Self-propulsion | Crawling motility | Cell migration | LOW-REYNOLDS-NUMBER | MECHANICS | SWIMMERS | MOVEMENT | LOCOMOTION | SLENDER | PROPULSION | Locomotion | Wave propagation | Asymmetry | Biomimetics | Grains | Sliding | Strategy | Robots
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European Journal of Mechanics / A Solids, ISSN 0997-7538, 2010, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp. 291 - 298
Transmission photoelasticity on scale models is shown to disclose the stress distribution within dry masonry walls. This distribution is found to be... 
Photoelasticity | Masonry | Localized stress paths | Granular materials | MECHANICS | BOUNDARY INTEGRAL FORMULATION | GREENS-FUNCTION | SHEAR BANDS | MODEL | INCREMENTAL NONLINEAR ELASTICITY | Stresses | Stress concentration | Percolation | Islands | Walls | Contact | Drying
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