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Norman Laws

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Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

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Chao, R., & Laws, N. (1997). The fiber-matrix interface crack. JOURNAL OF APPLIED MECHANICS-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 64(4), 992-999.ASME International. doi: 10.1115/1.2789011.

CHAO, R., & LAWS, N. (1992). CLOSURE OF AN ARC CRACK IN AN ISOTROPIC HOMOGENEOUS MATERIAL DUE TO UNIAXIAL LOADING. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF MECHANICS AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS, 45(4), 629-640.Oxford University Press (OUP). doi: 10.1093/qjmam/45.4.629.

LAWS, N., & LEE, J.C. (1989). MICROCRACKING IN POLYCRYSTALLINE CERAMICS - ELASTIC ISOTROPY AND THERMAL ANISOTROPY. JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICS AND PHYSICS OF SOLIDS, 37(5), 603-618.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0022-5096(89)90031-8.

LAWS, N. (1988). COMPOSITE-MATERIALS - THEORY VS EXPERIMENT. JOURNAL OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS, 22(5), 396-400.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/002199838802200501.

LAWS, N., & BROCKENBROUGH, J.R. (1988). MICROCRACKING IN POLYCRYSTALLINE SOLIDS. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 110(2), 101-104.ASME International. doi: 10.1115/1.3226014.

LAWS, N., & DVORAK, G.J. (1988). PROGRESSIVE TRANSVERSE CRACKING IN COMPOSITE LAMINATES. JOURNAL OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS, 22(10), 900-916.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/002199838802201001.

DVORAK, G.J., & LAWS, N. (1987). ANALYSIS OF PROGRESSIVE MATRIX CRACKING IN COMPOSITE LAMINATES .2. 1ST PLY FAILURE. JOURNAL OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS, 21(4), 309-329.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/002199838702100402.

LAWS, N., & BROCKENBROUGH, J.R. (1987). THE EFFECT OF MICRO-CRACK SYSTEMS ON THE LOSS OF STIFFNESS OF BRITTLE SOLIDS. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOLIDS AND STRUCTURES, 23(9), 1247-1268.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0020-7683(87)90104-1.

LAWS, N., & DVORAK, G.J. (1987). THE EFFECT OF FIBER BREAKS AND ALIGNED PENNY-SHAPED CRACKS ON THE STIFFNESS AND ENERGY-RELEASE RATES IN UNIDIRECTIONAL COMPOSITES. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOLIDS AND STRUCTURES, 23(9), 1269-1283.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0020-7683(87)90105-3.

DVORAK, G.J., & LAWS, N. (1986). ANALYSIS OF 1ST PLY FAILURE IN COMPOSITE LAMINATES. ENGINEERING FRACTURE MECHANICS, 25(5-6), 763-770.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0013-7944(86)90039-1.

DVORAK, G.J., LAWS, N., & HEJAZI, M. (1985). ANALYSIS OF PROGRESSIVE MATRIX CRACKING IN COMPOSITE LAMINATES .1. THERMOELASTIC PROPERTIES OF A PLY WITH CRACKS. JOURNAL OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS, 19(3), 216-234.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/002199838501900302.

LAWS, N. (1985). A NOTE ON PENNY-SHAPED CRACKS IN TRANSVERSELY ISOTROPIC MATERIALS. MECHANICS OF MATERIALS, 4(2), 209-212.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0167-6636(85)90017-1.

Laws, N., & Parry, J.L. (1983). MATHEMATICAL MODELLING OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER IN AGRICULTURAL GRAIN DRYING. Proceedings of The Royal Society of London, Series A: Mathematical and Physical Sciences, 385(1788), 169-187.

LAWS, N., DVORAK, G.J., & HEJAZI, M. (1983). STIFFNESS CHANGES IN UNIDIRECTIONAL COMPOSITES CAUSED BY CRACK SYSTEMS. MECHANICS OF MATERIALS, 2(2), 123-137.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0167-6636(83)90032-7.

LAWS, N. (1980). A NOTE ON THE PREDICTION OF OVERALL MODULI FOR COMPOSITE-MATERIALS. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF MECHANICS AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS, 33(FEB), 43-45.Oxford University Press (OUP). doi: 10.1093/qjmam/33.1.43.

LAWS, N., & MCLAUGHLIN, R. (1979). EFFECT OF FIBER LENGTH ON THE OVERALL MODULI OF COMPOSITE-MATERIALS. JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICS AND PHYSICS OF SOLIDS, 27(1), 1-13.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0022-5096(79)90007-3.

LAWS, N., & MCLAUGHLIN, R. (1978). SELF-CONSISTENT ESTIMATES FOR VISCOELASTIC CREEP COMPLIANCES OF COMPOSITE-MATERIALS. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON SERIES A-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES, 359(1697), 251-273.The Royal Society. doi: 10.1098/rspa.1978.0041.

LAWS, N. (1977). DETERMINATION OF STRESS AND STRAIN CONCENTRATIONS AT AN ELLIPSOIDAL INCLUSION IN AN ANISOTROPIC MATERIAL. JOURNAL OF ELASTICITY, 7(1), 91-97.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/BF00041133.

LAWS, N. (1977). NOTE ON INTERACTION ENERGIES ASSOCIATED WITH CRACKS IN ANISOTROPIC SOLIDS. PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE, 36(2), 367-372.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/14786437708244940.

Laws, N. (1975). BOUNDS ON THE OVERALL THERMOELASTIC MODULI OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS. 1, 754-770.

LAWS, N. (1975). INTERFACIAL DISCONTINUITIES IN ELASTIC COMPOSITES. JOURNAL OF ELASTICITY, 5(3-4), 227-235.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/BF00126987.

LAWS, N. (1975). USE OF ENERGY THEOREMS TO OBTAIN UPPER AND LOWER BOUNDS. JOURNAL OF THE INSTITUTE OF MATHEMATICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS, 15(1), 109-119.Oxford University Press (OUP). doi: 10.1093/imamat/15.1.109.

GREEN, A.E., LAWS, N., & NAGHDI, P.M. (1974). ON THE THEORY OF WATER WAVES. PROC. ROYAL SOC., SERIES A, 338(1612 (MAY 21, 1974)), 43-55.

Laws, N. (1974). The overall thermoelastic moduli of transversely isotropic composites according to the self-consistent method. International Journal of Engineering Science, 12(1), 79-87.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0020-7225(74)90077-9.

Green, A.E., & Laws, N. (1973). Remarks on the theory of rods. Journal of Elasticity, 3(3), 179-184.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/bf00052892.

Laws, N. (1973). On the thermostatics of composite materials. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 21(1), 9-17.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0022-5096(73)90027-6.

Edelen, D.G.B., & Laws, N. (1972). On equations of motion and constitutive relations as variational inferences. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 38(1), 61-72.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0022-247x(72)90117-5.

Green, A.E., & Laws, N. (1972). On the entropy production inequality. Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis, 45(1), 47-53.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/bf00253395.

GREEN, A.E., & LAWS, N. (1972). ON A GLOBAL ENTROPY PRODUCTION INEQUALITY. The Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, 25(1), 1-11.Oxford University Press (OUP). doi: 10.1093/qjmam/25.1.1.

Edelen, D.G.B., & Laws, N. (1971). On the thermodynamics of systems with nonlocality. Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis, 43(1), 24-35.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/bf00251543.

Edelen, D.G.B., Green, A.E., & Laws, N. (1971). Nonlocal continuum mechanics. Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis, 43(1), 36-44.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/bf00251544.

Green, A.E., & Laws, N. (1971). Global properties of mixtures. Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis, 43(1), 45-61.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/bf00251545.

Edelen, D.G.B., & Laws, N. (1970). A class of motions of homogeneous proto-elastic bodies. International Journal of Engineering Science, 8(7), 521-524.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0020-7225(70)90037-6.

HAYES, M., LAWS, N., & OSBORN, R.B. (1970). UNIVERSAL MOTION OF FLUIDS OF THE NAVIER-STOKES-FOURIER TYPE. The Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, 23(3), 399-403.Oxford University Press (OUP). doi: 10.1093/qjmam/23.3.399.

Green, A.E., & Laws, N. (1968). Ideal fluid jets. International Journal of Engineering Science, 6(6), 317-328.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0020-7225(68)90053-0.

Green, A.E., Knops, R.J., & Laws, N. (1968). Large deformations, superposed small deformations and stability of elastic rods. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 4(5), 555-577.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0020-7683(68)90065-6.

Green, A.E., Laws, N., & Naghdi, P.M. (1968). Rods, plates and shells. Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 64(3), 895-913.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/s0305004100043565.

GREEN, A.E., & LAWS, N. (1967). ON THE FORMULATION OF CONSTITUTIVE EQUATIONS IN THERMODYNAMICAL THEORIES OF CONTINUA. The Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, 20(3), 265-275.Oxford University Press (OUP). doi: 10.1093/qjmam/20.3.265.

Green, A.E., Laws, N., & Naghdi, P.M. (1967). A linear theory of straight elastic rods. Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis, 25(4), 285-298.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/bf00250931.

Laws, N. (1967). A simple dipolar curve. International Journal of Engineering Science, 5(8), 653-661.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0020-7225(67)90063-8.

Laws, N. (1967). On the thermodynamics of certain materials with memory. International Journal of Engineering Science, 5(5), 427-434.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/0020-7225(67)90029-8.

LAWS, N. (1967). A THEORY OF ELASTIC-PLASTIC RODS. The Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, 20(2), 167-181.Oxford University Press (OUP). doi: 10.1093/qjmam/20.2.167.

Laws, N. (1966). A boundary-layer theory for plates with initial stress. Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 62(2), 313-327.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/s0305004100039888.

LAWS, N. (1965). ON THE STEADY STATE THERMOELASTIC PROBLEM FOR A THIN PLATE. The Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, 18(2), 161-172.Oxford University Press (OUP). doi: 10.1093/qjmam/18.2.161.

Chao, R., & Laws, N. (1990). Loss of stiffness due to microcracking in undirectional ceramic matrix composites. In American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Applied Mechanics Division, AMD, 109, (pp. 57-62).

Dvorak, G.J., & Laws, N. (1985). MECHANICS OF FIRST PLY FAILURE IN COMPOSITE LAMINATES. In American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Applied Mechanics Division, AMD, 74, (pp. 59-69).

Laws, N., & Dvorak, G.J. (1985). LOSS OF STIFFNESS OF CRACKED LAMINATES. (pp. 119-127).

Dvorak, G.J., & Laws, N. (1984). ANALYSIS OF MATRIX CRACKING IN COMPOSITE LAMINATES: THEORY AND EXPERIMENT. In American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Aerospace Division (Publication) AD, (pp. 69-78).

Dvorak, G.J., Laws, N., & Hejazi, M. (1983). MATRIX CRACKING IN UNIDIRECTIONAL COMPOSITES. In American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Aerospace Division (Publication) AD, (pp. 23-29).