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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 70 Citations 18,614 217 World Ranking 72 National Ranking 41
Materials Science D-index 80 Citations 23,893 316 World Ranking 1050 National Ranking 377

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Awards & Achievements

2014 - Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

2014 - William Prager Medal

2014 - Timoshenko Medal, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

2012 - Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK)

2005 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For contributions to the computational modeling of materials and for the development of codes widely used by industry.

1998 - Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Composite material
  • Thermodynamics
  • Stress

His primary areas of investigation include Composite material, Stress, Fracture mechanics, Mechanics and Constitutive equation. His Composite material research focuses on Plasticity, Fiber, Composite number, Toughness and Ultimate tensile strength. His Stress research incorporates elements of Discrete element method and Nanotechnology.

His study in Fracture mechanics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Fracture toughness, Ceramic matrix composite, Elasticity and Dielectric. His work deals with themes such as Forensic engineering, Hydrostatic stress, Crack closure, Honeycomb structure and Surface energy, which intersect with Mechanics. His research integrates issues of Finite strain theory, Hysteresis, Classical mechanics, Ferroelectric ceramics and Porous medium in his study of Constitutive equation.

His most cited work include:

  • Mechanics of Transformation‐Toughening in Brittle Materials (873 citations)
  • Finite deformation analysis of crack-tip opening in elastic-plastic materials and implications for fracture (743 citations)
  • A Test Specimen for Determining the Fracture Resistance of Bimaterial Interfaces (741 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Robert M. McMeeking spends much of his time researching Composite material, Stress, Mechanics, Structural engineering and Finite element method. Ceramic, Fracture mechanics, Composite number, Crack closure and Ultimate tensile strength are subfields of Composite material in which his conducts study. His research in Fracture mechanics focuses on subjects like Fracture toughness, which are connected to Brittleness and Toughness.

The various areas that Robert M. McMeeking examines in his Stress study include Adhesion, Substrate, Nanotechnology and Lithium. Robert M. McMeeking combines subjects such as Forensic engineering and Plasticity with his study of Mechanics. He has researched Finite element method in several fields, including Numerical analysis and Stiffness.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Composite material (71.99%)
  • Stress (33.66%)
  • Mechanics (21.38%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Composite material (71.99%)
  • Adhesion (20.39%)
  • Deformation (10.81%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Composite material, Adhesion, Deformation, Mechanics and Electrolyte. Modulus, Composite number, Ultimate tensile strength, Elastic modulus and Stiffness are the primary areas of interest in his Composite material study. His Adhesion research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Micropatterning, Layer, Nanotechnology, Linear elasticity and Extracellular matrix.

His work in Nanotechnology covers topics such as Fibril which are related to areas like Stress. His study on Deformation also encompasses disciplines like

  • Dislocation that intertwine with fields like Creep,
  • Plasticity which is related to area like Structural engineering, Beam and Thermal. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Finite element method, Helmholtz free energy, Dissipation, Isotropy and Elastic energy.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Mechanical metamaterials at the theoretical limit of isotropic elastic stiffness (199 citations)
  • Role of boundary conditions in determining cell alignment in response to stretch. (36 citations)
  • Numerical study of adhesion enhancement by composite fibrils with soft tip layers (30 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Composite material
  • Thermodynamics
  • Electrical engineering

Robert M. McMeeking mainly investigates Composite material, Stress, Thermodynamics, Deformation and Boundary value problem. His Composite material study frequently intersects with other fields, such as Metallurgy. His Stress study incorporates themes from Mullins effect, Elastomer, Structural material, Layer and Composite number.

His research in Deformation intersects with topics in Fast ion conductor, Conservation law, Continuum mechanics and Finite strain theory. His Boundary value problem research includes elements of Stress intensity factor, Cohesive zone model and Forensic engineering. His Modulus study combines topics in areas such as Adhesion, Plane stress, Nanotechnology, Fibril and Substrate.

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Best Publications

Mechanics of Transformation‐Toughening in Brittle Materials

R. M. McMEEKING;A.G. Evans.
Journal of the American Ceramic Society (1982)

1236 Citations

Finite deformation analysis of crack-tip opening in elastic-plastic materials and implications for fracture

R.M. McMeeking.
Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids (1977)

1054 Citations

A Test Specimen for Determining the Fracture Resistance of Bimaterial Interfaces

P. G. Charalambides;J. Lund;A. G. Evans;R. M. McMeeking.
Journal of Applied Mechanics (1989)

1033 Citations

Finite-element formulations for problems of large elastic-plastic deformation

R.M. McMeeking;J.R. Rice.
International Journal of Solids and Structures (1975)

1010 Citations

Ferroelectric/ferroelastic interactions and a polarization switching model

S.C. Hwang;C.S. Lynch;R.M. McMeeking.
Acta Metallurgica Et Materialia (1995)

772 Citations

Particle reinforcement of ductile matrices against plastic flow and creep

G. Bao;J.W. Hutchinson;R.M. McMeeking.
Acta Metallurgica Et Materialia (1991)

641 Citations

Numerical analysis of hydrogen transport near a blunting crack tip

Petros Athanasios Sofronis;R. M. McMeeking.
Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids (1989)

510 Citations

On the toughness of brittle materials reinforced with a ductile phase

L.S. Sigl;P.A. Mataga;B.J. Dalgleish;R.M. McMeeking.
Acta Metallurgica (1988)

508 Citations

On criteria for J-dominance of crack-tip fields in large-scale yielding

RM McMeeking;DM Parks.
ASTM special technical publications (1979)

492 Citations

A constitutive model for ferroelectric polycrystals

J. E. Huber;N. A. Fleck;Chad Matthew Landis;R. M. McMeeking.
Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids (1999)

434 Citations

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