Developing continuum models to describe the nonlinear elastic and viscoelastic response of soft biological tissues such as ascending thoracic aneurysms, articular ligaments and supportive ligaments
F. Davis, Y. Luo, A. Duprey, S. Avril, J. Lu, Local mechanical properties of human ascending thoracic aortic aneurysms
O. Trabelsi, F. Davis, A. Duprey, J.F. Rodriguez, S. Avril, Patient specific stress and rupture analysis of ascending thoracic aneurysms
F. Davis, Y. Luo, A. Duprey, S. Avril, J. Lu, Pointwise characterization of the elastic properties of planar soft tissues: application to ascending thoracic aortic aneurysms
T. Tan, F. Davis, J. Roberson, J. Massengill, D. Gruber, R. De Vita, Histo-mechanical properties of the swine cardinal and uterosacral ligaments.
F.M. Davis, R. De Vita, A Three Dimensional Constitutive Relation for the Stress Relaxation Behavior of Articular Ligaments. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 13 (3), pp 653 - 663, 2014
F.M. Davis, R. De Vita, A Nonlinear Constitutive Model for Stress Relaxation in Ligaments and Tendons. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 40 (12), pp 2541-2550, 2012.
A. Small, T. Plaisted, M. Rogers, F. Davis, L. Sterner, A Non-Halogenated Flame Retardant Additive for Pultrusion Composites Research Journal, 2, pp 15- 25, Spring 2008.
R.H. Plaut, F.M. Davis, Sudden lateral asymmetry and torsional oscillations of section models of suspension bridges, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 307, pp 894-905, August 2007.
Conference Proceedings and Presentations
F.M. Davis, Y. Luo, S. Avril, J. Lu, Pointwise identification of the elastic properties in thoracic aneurysm tissue , EuroMech Colloquium 560: Mechanics of Biological Membranes, (February 2015, Ascona, Switzerland).
F.M. Davis, P. Badel, S. Avril, Characterization of the structural mechanisms in thoracic aneurysm failure, International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, (October 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands).
F.M. Davis, A. Romo, P. Badel, S. Avril, Biomechanics of the ATAA: A local analysis using multiphoton microscopy, bulge inflation testing, and full field measurements , World Congress of Biomechanics, (July 2014, Boston, MA).
F. Davis, T. Tan, S. Nicewonder, R. De Vita, Tensile Properties of the Swine Cardinal Ligament , Proceeding of ASME 2013 Summer Bioengineering Conference, (June 2013, Sunriver, Oregon).
F. Davis, R. De Vita, A Nonlinear Viscoelastic Model for the Relaxation Behavior of Tendon , Proceeding of ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, (June 2012, Puerto Rico).
F. M. Davis, R. De Vita, Three-dimensional elastic and relaxation response of the medial collateral ligament, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, (October 2012, Atlanta, GA).
Z. Guo, R. De Vita, F. Davis, Investigation of Damage in Medial Collateral Ligaments, Proceeding of ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, (June 2011, Farmington, PA).
F. M. Davis, R. De Vita, Application of a Nonlinear Viscoelastic Model to the Relaxation Behavior of Ligaments, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, (October 2011, Hartford, CT).
F. M. Davis, R. De Vita, A Non-Linear Viscoelastic Model for the Relaxation of Tendon, 48th Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Engineering Sciences, (October 2011, Chicago, IL).
F. M. Davis, R. De Vita, A Constitutive Law for Characterizing the Response of Insect Trachea, Ford Foundation Fellow Annual Meeting 2009, (October 2009, Irvine, CA).
F. M. Davis, R. De Vita, J. Socha, A Constitutive Law for Characterizing the Response of Insect Trachea, Joint ASCE-ASME-SES Conference on Mechanics of Materials, (June 2009, Blacksburg, VA).