Advanced Composites Materials & Textile Research Lab

Publications

2010-2012 

Manufacturing techniques for polymer matrix composites (PMC), 2012, Chapter 6: Fabric thermostamping in polymer matrix composites
by J.A. Sherwood, K.A. Fetfatsidis and J.L. Gorczyca
University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA; L. Berger, General Motors Research and Development Center, USA. Edited by S.G. Advani and K.T. Hsiao, Woodhead Publishing.

Responsive Hydrogels Produced Via Organic Sol-Gel Chemistry for Cell Culture Applications
Patil, Smruti; Chaudhury, Pulkit; Clarizia, Lisa; McDonald, Melisenda; Reynaud, Emmanuelle; Gaines, Peter; Schmidt, Daniel F.
From Acta Biomaterialia (2012), 8(8), 2919-2931. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS, DOI:10.1016/j.actbio.2012.04.040

Characterization and Finite Element Modeling of Unidirectional Non-Crimp Fabric for Composite Manufacturing
Alexander S. Petrov, James A. Sherwood, and Konstantine A. Fetfatsidis
Proceedings of the 15th ESAForm Conference on Material Forming, March 14-16, 2012. Erlangen, Germany.

Simulating the Manufacturing Process and Subsequent Structural Stiffness of Composite Wind Turbine Blades with and without Defects
Konstantine A. Fetfatsidis, Cynthia Mitchell, James A. Sherwood, Eric Harvey and Peter Avitabile
Proceedings of the 15th ESAForm Conference on Material Forming, March 14-16, 2012. Erlangen, Germany.

Using Abaqus to Model Delamination in Fiber-reinforced Composite Materials
Dimitri Soteropoulos, Konstantine A. Fetfatsidis and James A. Sherwood
3DS Simulia Community Conference, May 15-17, 2012. Providence, RI.

Using Abaqus/Explicit to Link the Manufacturing Process to the Final Part Quality for Continuous Fiber-reinforced Composite Fabrics
Konstantine A. Fetfatsidis, Dimitri Soteropoulos, Alexander Petrov, Cynthia J. Mitchell, and James A. Sherwood
3DS Simulia Community Conference, May 15-17, 2012. Providence, RI.

Characterization Of The Tool/Fabric And Fabric/Fabric Friction For Woven-Fabric Composites During The Thermostamping Process
K.A. Fetfatsidis, D. Jauffrès, J.A. Sherwood, and J. Chen
International Journal of Forming, 2011.

Design Of An Apparatus For Measuring Tool/Fabric And Fabric/Fabric Friction Of Woven-Fabric Composites During The Thermostamping Process
K.A. Fetfatsidis, L. M. Gamache, J. L. Gorczyca, James A. Sherwood, D.Jauffrès, and J. Chen
International Journal of Forming, 2011

Validation Of The Finite Element Simulations Of The Thermostamping Of Woven-Fabric Reinforced Composites Using Modal Analysis
J. Sherwood , K. Fetfatsidis , D. Jauffres , P. Avitabile
Proceedings of the NAFEMS World Congress, May 23-26, 2011. Boston, MA.

Finite Element Simulations Of The Manufacturing Of Woven-Fabric Composite Draping During Thermostamping
J. Sherwood , D. Jauffres , amd K. Fetfatsidis
Proceedings of the NAFEMS World Congress, May 23-26, 2011. Boston, MA.

Validation Of The Finite Element Simulations Of The Thermostamping Of Woven-Fabric Reinforced Composites Using Modal Analysis
J. Sherwood , K. Fetfatsidis , D. Jauffres , P. Avitabile
Proceedings of the NAFEMS World Congress, May 23-26, 2011. Boston, MA.

Digital Method of Analyzing the Bending Stiffness of Non-Crimp Fabrics
D. Soteropoulos, K. Fetfatsidis, J.A. Sherwood and J. Langworthy
Proceedings of the 14th ESAForm Conference on Material Forming, April 27-29, 2011. Belfast, Ireland.

Simulation of the Manufacturing of Non-Crimp Fabric Reinforced Composite Wind Turbine Blades to Predict the Formation of Wave Defects
K.A. Fetfatsidis and J.A. Sherwood
Proceedings of the 14th ESAForm Conference on Material Forming, April 27-29, 2011. Belfast, Ireland.

Full Field Inspection of a Wind Turbine Blade Using 3D Digital Image Correlation
LeBlanc, B., Niezrecki, C., Hughes, S., Avitabile, P., Chen, J., and Sherwood, J.
Proceedings of the SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials/NDE for Health Monitoring, March 6-10, 2011. San Diego, California.

Responsive Hydrogels Produced Via Organic Sol-Gel Chemistry For Biomedical Applications
By Patil, Smruti; Clarizia, Liza J.; McDonald, Melisenda; Reynaud, Emmanuelle; Schmidt, Daniel F.
From Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers (2011), 69th(Vol. 3), 2012-2016. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS

Thermoset Nanocomposites From Epoxidized Linseed Oil For Structural Applications
By Jafferi, Khozema; Schmidt, Daniel F.; Reynaud, Emmanuelle
From Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers (2011), 69th(Vol. 1), 797-801. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS

Infrared Thermography Applied To The Tensile Testing Of Plastics
By Jafferji, Moiz; Schmidt, Daniel F.; Reynaud, Emmanuelle
From ANTEC 2010, Conference Proceedings, Orlando, FL, United States, May 16-20, 2010 (2010), 1719-1723. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS

Barrier Properties Of Amorphous And Semi-Crystalline Polyamide Nanocomposite Films
By Bernasconi, Matthew L.; Toshniwal, Saurabh; Tulysan, Kunal; Reynaud, Emmanuelle; Schmidt, Daniel F.
From ANTEC 2010, Conference Proceedings, Orlando, FL, United States, May 16-20, 2010 (2010), 698-701. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS

Study Of Selectively Permeable Coatings To Textiles
By Sargent, Joseph G.; Lee, Jun S.; Reynaud, Emmanuelle; Gilbert, Michael D.; Sloan, James M.
From MRS Online Proceedings Library (2011), 1312(Polymer-Based Materials and Composites - Synthesis, Assembly and Applications), No pp. given. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS, DOI:10.1557/opl.2011.2

Novel Bio-Based Thermoset Resins From Epoxidized Vegetable Oils For Structural Applications Copyright © 2012  American Chemical Society (ACS). All Rights Reserved.
By Sivasubramanian, Shivshankar; Schmidt, Daniel F.; Reynaud, Emmanuelle
From Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers (2010), 68th, 950-954. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS

Barrier Properties Of Amorphous And Semi-Crystalline Polyamide Nanocomposite Films
By Bernasconi, Matthew L.; Toshniwal, Saurabh; Tulysan, Kunal; Reynaud, Emmanuelle; Schmidt, Daniel F.
From Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers (2010), 68th, 698-701. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS

Thermomechanical Assessment Of Plastic Deformation In Model Amorphous Polyamide/Clay Nanocomposites
By Tulsyan, Kunal; Toshniwal, Saurabh; Dorairaju, Gowri; Schmidt, Daniel F.; Reynaud, Emmanuelle
From Journal of Nanomaterials (2010), No pp. given. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS, DOI:10.1155/2010/679786

2007-2009 

Relating Mechanical Behavior To Morphology In Clay/Amorphous Polyamide Nanocomposites
By Dorairaju, Gowri; Toshniwal, Saurabh; Tulsyan, Kunal; Schmidt, Daniel F.; Reynaud, Emmanuelle
From Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers (2008), 66th, 1223-1227. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS

Relating Mechanical Behavior To Polyamide/Clay Nanocomposites Morphology
By Reynaud, Emmanuelle; Schmidt, Daniel F.; Appaji, Venkateshwar; Patel, Hemant
From Abstracts of Papers, 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, United States, August 19-23, 2007 (2007), PMSE-379. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS

Relating Mechanical Behavior To Polyamide/Clay Nanocomposites Morphology
By Reynaud, Emmanuelle; Schmidt, Daniel F.; Appaji, Venkateshwar; Patel, Hemant
From PMSE Preprints (2007), 97, 670. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS

2004-2006 

Development of a Friction Model for Use in the Thermostamping of Commingled Glass-Polypropylene Woven Fabrics
Gorczyca, J., Sherwood, J. and Chen, J.
Composites Part A, (accepted).

Two-Dimensional Macro-Mechanics Shear Models of Woven Fabrics
Lu Liu, Julie Chen, Xiang Li, James Sherwood, 2005
Composites Part A, Vol. 36, p. 105-114

A Friction Model for use with a Commingled Fiberglass-Polypropylene Plain-Weave Fabric and the Metal Tool during Thermostamping
Gorczyca, J., Sherwood, J. and Chen, J., 2005
European Finite Element Revue, Vol. 14, No. 6-7, p. 729-751.

Simulation of Double Dome Stamping of Twill Woven Fabric Composites
Xiang Li, James A. Sherwood, Lu Liu, and Julie Chen
Proceedings of the 8th ESAForm Conference on Material Forming, Cluj, Romania, 2005.

Modeling of Friction and shear in thermo-stamping process - Part II
Lu Liu, Julie Chen, Jennifer Gorczyca, James Sherwood, 2004
Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 38, p. 1931-1947.

A material model for woven commingled glass-polypropylene composite fabrics using a hybrid finite element approach
Li, X., Sherwood, J., Liu, L. and Chen, J., 2004
International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, Vol. 21, p. 59-70.

Friction and Shear in Thermostamping of Composites - Part I
Gorczyca, J., Sherwood, J., Lu, L. and Chen, J., 2004
Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 38, p. 1911-1929.

An Experimental and Finite Element Study of the Relationship amongst the Sweetspot, COP, and Vibration Nodes in Baseball Bats
Vedula, G., and Sherwood, J.A.
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on the Engineering of Sport, September, UC Davis, CA., 2004.

Characterization of the Effect of Temperature on Baseball COR performance
Drane, P., and Sherwood, J.A.
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on the Engineering of Sport, September, UC Davis, CA., 2004.

Comparison of the Performance of U.S. and Japanese Aluminum Baseball Bats
Nabeshima, S., and Sherwood, J.A.
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on the Engineering of Sport, September, UC Davis, CA., 2004.

Friction at the Tool-Fabric Interface during the Thermostamping of Woven Commingled Glass-Polypropylene Composite Fabrics
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Proceedings of the 7th ESAForm Conference on Material Forming, 2004, Trondheim, Norway, Vol. 7, p. 337.

Hybrid Finite Element Model of Woven-Fabric Composite
Li, X., Sherwood, J., Liu, L., and Chen, J.
Proceedings of the 19th Annual American Society for Composites Conference, 2004.

Analytical Model of Shear of 4-harness Satin Weave Fabrics
Lu Liu, Julie Chen, James Sherwood
8th Numiform Conference paper, 2004, Vol. CP712, p. 338.

Parametric Study of Commingled Glass/Polypropylene Woven Fabrics during Shear
Lu Liu, Julie Chen, and James Sherwood
Proceedings of the 19th Annual American Society for Composites Conference, 2004.

Thermostamping of Woven Commingled Glass-Polypropylene Composite Fabrics: FEA with User-Defined Subroutines in ABAQUS/Standard 
Gorczyca, J., Sherwood, J. and Chen, J.
Proceedings for the 19th Annual American Society for Composites Conference, 2004.

Material Modeling and Benchmark Testing of Woven-Fabric Composites in the Thermo-Stamping Process
Lu Liu, Julie Chen, James Sherwood
7th ESAForm Conference paper, 2004, Vol. 7, p. 357.

2000-2003 

Parametric Studies Of Coated Fabric Shear Behavior: Fabric Construction And Coating Penetration Effects 
by Samira Farboodmanesh, 2003 
Thesis Supervisor: Julie Chen, Ph.D.

Constitutive Modeling Of Energy Absorbing Foams Using Ls-Dyna  
by Ching-Pei Liang, 2003
Thesis supervisor: James A. Sherwood, Ph.D.

Control Of Deposition And Orientation Of Electrospun Fibers 
by Navin Bunyan, 2003 
Thesis Supervisor: Julie Chen, Ph.D.

Characterization Of The Effects Of Use And Moisture Content On Baseball Bat Performance Using Experimental Methods  
by Patrick Joseph Drane, 2003
Thesis supervisor: James A Sherwood, Ph.D, P.E.

Friction between the Tool and the Fabric During the Thermostamping of Woven Co-Mingled Glass-Polypropylene Composite Fabrics
Gorczyca, J., Sherwood, J. and Chen, J.
Proceedings for the 18th Annual American Society for Composites Conference, 2003.

Material Model and Finite Element Model for Woven Commingled Glass-Polypropylene Composite Fabrics
Li, X., Sherwood, J. Lu, L., Chen, J.
Proceedings for the 18th Annual American Society for Composites Conference, 2003.

Shear Characterization Of Textile Composite Formability
by Darin Lussier, 2002
Thesis Supervisor: Julie Chen, Ph.D.

Viscosity-Based Models for Shear and Friction Response of Glass/Thermo-Plastic Fabrics
Chen, J., Chow, S., Lussier, D.
5th ESAFORM Conference, 14-17 April 2002, Krakow, Poland.

A Study of the Barrel Constructions of Baseball Bats
Fallon, L.P., and Sherwood, J.A.
4th International Conference on the Engineering of Sport, September 2002, Kyoto, Japan.

The Effects of Moisture Content and Workhardening on Baseball Bat Performance
Drane, P.J. and Sherwood, J.A.
4th International Conference on the Engineering of Sport, September 2002, Kyoto, Japan.

Characterization And Model Development Of Non-Embedded Linear Braided Textile Structures 
by Robert A. Dasilva, 2001
Thesis Supervisor: Julie Chen, Ph. D.

Finite Element Modeling of the Shear Behavior of Woven Co-Mingled lass/Thermoplastic Composites
Gorczyca, J.L., Sherwood, J.A., Chen, J., and Buso, P.
16th Annual Technical Conference, 10-12 September 2001, Blacksburg, VA.

Shear and Friction Response of Co-Mingled Glass/Polypropylene Fabrics During Stamping
Chow, S., Lussier, D., Bulusu, A., Sherwood, J., and Chen, J., 2001
16th Annual Technical Conference, 10-12 September 2001, Blacksburg, VA.

Frictional Interaction Between Blank Holder and Fabric in Stamping of Woven Thermoplastic Composites
by Samuel Chow
Thesis Supervisor: Julie Chen, PhD.

Stamping of Continuous Fiber Thermoplastic Composites
Chen, J. Sherwood, J.A., Buso, P., Chow, S., and Lussier, D., 2000
Polymer Composites, V.21, n.4, pp.539-547

Finite Element Modeling of Co-Mingled Glass/Thermoplastic Fabrics for Low-Cost/High-Volume Composites Manufacturing
Buso, P.P., Sherwood, J.A., and Chen, J.
6th International LS-DYNA Users Conference, April 9-11, Dearborn, MI.

Characterizing the performance of baseball bats using experimental and finite element methods
Sherwood, J.A., Mustone, T.J., and Fallon, L.P.
3rd International Conference on the Engineering of Sport, June 2000, Sydney, Australia.

Determining baseball bat performance using a conservation equations model with field test validation
Fallon, L.P., Collier, R.D., Sherwood, J.A., and Mustone, T.J.
3rd International Conference on the Engineering of Sport, June 2000, Sydney, Australia

1990-1999 

Effect of Local Material Variations on Tapered Sandwich Structures
King, M.J., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A., and Brachos, V., 1999
Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol.18, No.16, 1479-1495.

Carbon/Glass Hybridization: Another degree of freedom for composite structures
Glenn, T.A., Chen, J., and Sherwood, J.A., 1998
SAMPE Journal, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp.22-31.

A Model Course for Integrating Lectures and Labs for a Semester Long Design Experience
Sherwood, J.A., Smith, D.R., Weber, S.L., and D'Angelo, J.P., and DaSilva, R.A.
1998 ASEE New England Section Conference, Amherst, MA, April.

An Experiment in Improving Student Estimation Skills
Smith, D.R., D'Angelo, J.P., DaSilva, R., and Sherwood, J.A.
Proceedings of the1998 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences Atlanta, GA, September 1998.

Effect of Local Material Variations on Tapered Sandwich Structures
King, M.J., Chen, J., Sherwood, J.A., and Brachos, V.
13th Annual Technical Conference on Composite Materials, American Society of Composites, September 21-23, 1998, Baltimore, MD.

Frontal Impact Investigations on the All-Composite Body-In-White of the Solectria Sunrise™ Electric Vehicle
Brachos, V., Sherwood, J.A., Gorczyca, J.L., and Mustone, T.J.
5th International LS-DYNA Users Conference, September 21-22, 1998, Southfield, MI.

Using LS-DYNA to Characterize the Performance of Baseball Bats
Mustone, T.J., and Sherwood, J.A.
5th International LS-DYNA Users Conference, September 21-22, 1998, Southfield, MI.

Impact of Steel Projectiles into Thin Polycarbonate Lenses using a Unified State Variable Constitutive Model with Failure in LS-DYNA
Rocca, D.P., and Sherwood, J.A.
5th International LS-DYNA Users Conference, September 21-22, 1998, Southfield, MI.

Design, Manufacturing, and Testing in the Mechanical Engineering Curriculum
Parkin, R., Robertson, S., Sherwood, J., and Smith, D.
Engineering Education: Evolution and Revolution, ASEE Zone I Meeting - Spring 1997, April 25-26, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, p. 8A1-1-->4.

Integrating Design, Manufacturing, and Testing across the Mechanical Engineering Curriculum
Parkin, R., Robertson, S., Sherwood, J., and Smith, D.
Mechanical Engineering Education for Global Practice, The Proceedings of the 1997 ASME Mechanical Engineering Department Heads Conference, March 19-20, San Diego, CA, pp. 113-122.

Investigation of Elastic, Plastic, and Creep Response of a Polymeric Clip Using Experimental and Numerical Techniques
Bartlett, W., and Sherwood, J.A.
A Critical Link: Diagnosis to Prognosis, Proceedings of a Joint Conference--The 51st Meeting of the Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology and The 12th Biennial Conference on Reliability, Stress Analysis and Failure Prevention, H.C. Pusey and S.C.Pusey, Eds.,Virginia Beach, VA, April 14-18, 1997, pp. 43-5.

Optimization of the Manufacturing Process of a Titanium Aluminide Metal Matrix Composite Using a Viscoplastic Constitutive Theory
Sherwood, J.A., and Quimby, H.M.
International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 17-22 November 1996, Atlanta, Ga.

Optimization of the Manufacturing Process of a Titanium Aluminide Metal Matrix Composite Using a Viscoplastic Constitutive Theory
Sherwood, J.A., and Quimby, H.M., 1996
ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 118, No. 2, pp. 235-240.

Micromechanical Modeling of Damage Growth in Titanium Based Metal-Matrix Composites
Sherwood, J.A., and Quimby, H.M., 1995
Computers and Structures, Vol. 56, No. 2/3, pp. 505-514.

An Investigation of Tire-Wheel Interface Loads Using ADINA
Sherwood, J.A., and Ayres, J.M., Gross, T.S., and Watt, D., 1995
Computers and Structures, Vol. 56, No. 2/3, pp.377-387.

Finite Element Modeling of MMC's
Quimby, H.M., and Sherwood, J.A.
Numerical Implementation and Application of Constitutive Models in the Finite Element Method, ASME MD-Vol. 63/AMD-Vol. 213, pp. 49-66. 1995

Micromechanical Modeling of Damage Growth in Titanium Based Metal-Matrix Composites
Sherwood, J.A., and Quimby, H.M.
NATO AGARD Conference, September 27-28 1993, Bordeaux, France.

A Robust Methodology for Estimating Material Parameters for the Ramaswamy-Stouffer Constitutive Model
Sherwood, J.A., and Doore, R.J.
Material Parameter Estimation for Modern Constitutive Equations, L.A. Bertram, S.B. Brown and A.D. Freed, Eds., ASME MD-Vol. 43/AMD-Vol. 168, pp. 259-273. 1993.

Application of a Unified Constitutive Theory to the Nonproportional Multiaxial Strain Deformation of 1045 Steel
Sherwood, J.A., and Fay, E.M., 1992
ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 114, No. 2, pp. 147-155.

Constitutive Modeling and Simulation of Energy Absorbing Polyurethane Foam Under Impact Loading
Sherwood, J.A., and Frost C.C., 1992
Polymer Engineering and Science, Vol. 32, No. 16, pp. 1138-1146.

A Phenomenologically Based Constitutive Model with Damage for René 95
Sherwood, J.A., and Stouffer, D.C., 1992
ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 114, No. 4, pp. 340-347.

An Analytical and Experimental Study into the Pressure Distribution on an Aircraft Wheel at the Tire Interface
Sherwood, J.A., and Edwards, W.R., Fussell, B.K., Gross, T.S., and Watt, D.W., 1995
AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 921-928.

Constitutive Modeling and Simulation of Energy Absorbing Polyurethane Foam Under Impact Loading
Sherwood, J.A., and Frost C.C.
Proceedings of the Ninth ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Ed. L.D. Lutes and J.M. Niedzwecki, May 24-27 1992, College Station, TX, pp. 155-158.

Damage Modeling in Fiber Reinforced Composites
Sherwood, J.A., Quimby, H.M., and Doore, R.J.
Fracture and Damage, A. Nagar, Ed., ASME AD-Vol. 27, pp. 59-63. 1992.

Investigation of the Nonproportional Multiaxial Strain Deformation of 1045 Steel
Sherwood, J.A., and Fay, E.M., 1991
Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, Vol. 25, pp. 1075-1080.

Investigation of the Thermomechanical Response of a Titanium-Aluminide/Silicon-Carbide Composite Using a Unified State Variable Model in ADINA
Sherwood, J.A. and Boyle, M.J., 1991
Computers and Structures, Vol. 40, pp. 243-255.

Application of a Unified Constitutive Theory to the Nonproportional Multiaxial Strain Deformation of 1045 Steel
Sherwood, J.A., Fay, E.M., and Jayaraman, N.
The Third International Conference on Constitutive Laws for Engineering Materials: THEORY AND APPLICATIONS, January 7-12 1991, Tucson, AZ.

Constitutive Modeling and Simulation of Energy Absorbing Polyurethane Foam Under Impact Loading
Sherwood, J.A., and Frost C.C.
Plastics and Plastic Composites: Material Properties, Part Performance, and Process Simulation, V.J. Stokes, Ed., ASME MD-Vol. 29, pp. 347-370. 1991.

Comparison of Responses of a MMC Using Classical and Unified Constitutive Matrix Theories
Kroupa, J.L., Sherwood, J.A., Ashbaugh, N.E., Quimby, H.M., and Boyle, M.J.
WL-TR-92-4035, Proceedings from the Titanium Matrix Composite Workshop, November 6-8 1991, Orlando, FL, pp. 410-429.

Investigation of the Thermomechanical Response of a Titanium-Aluminide/Silicon Carbide Composite Using a Unified State Variable Model and the Finite Element Method
Sherwood, J.A., and Boyle, M.J.
Microcracking Induced Damage in Composites, ASME AMD-Vol. 111. 1990.