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Research Interests

Engineering mechanics; tribology

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Minnesota

… → 1962

Mechanical Engineering, MS, California Institute of Technology

… → 1958

Engineering, BS, California Institute of Technology

… → 1956

Research interests

  • Engineering mechanics
  • Tribology

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Grants 2001 2019

Research Output 1960 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

3D-printed biomimetic surface structures with abnormal friction properties

Yuan, W., Yao, Y., Keer, L. M., Jiao, Y., Yu, J., Li, Q. & Feng, X. Q., Jan 1 2019, In : Extreme Mechanics Letters. 26, p. 46-52 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface structure
1 Citation (Scopus)

A closed-form solution for the horizontally aligned thermal-porous spheroidal inclusion in a half-space and its applications in geothermal reservoirs

Zhang, X., Lyu, D., Li, P., Jin, X., Liaw, P. K. & Keer, L. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Computers and Geosciences. 122, p. 15-24 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

half space
pore pressure
analytical method

A Computational Scheme for the Interaction between an Edge Dislocation and an Arbitrarily Shaped Inhomogeneity via the Numerical Equivalent Inclusion Method

Li, P., Zhang, X., Lyu, D., Jin, X. & Keer, L. M., Mar 1 2019, In : Physical Mesomechanics. 22, 2, p. 164-171 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Edge dislocations
edge dislocations
Strengthening (metal)

A micromechanical model considering dislocation density based intra-granular backstress under cyclic loading

Liu, L., Yao, Y., Zeng, T. & Keer, L. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Mechanics of Materials. 129, p. 41-49 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dislocations (crystals)
Strain rate
strain rate
Bauschinger effect
Polycrystalline materials
2 Citations (Scopus)

A thermoelastic contact model between a sliding ball and a stationary half space distributed with spherical inhomogeneities

Yang, W., Zhou, Q., Huang, Y., Wang, J., Jin, X. & Keer, L. M., Mar 1 2019, In : Tribology International. 131, p. 33-44 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

half spaces
Conjugate gradient method