Journal Publications

2022

Mueller, K.M.A., Mulderrig, S., Najafian, S., Hurvitz, S.B, Sodhani, D., Mela, P., and Stapleton, S.E., “Mesh Manipulation for Local Structural Property Tailoring of Medical Warp-Knitted Textiles,” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2022.105117

2021

Schey, MJ, Beke, T., Appel, L., Zabler, S., Shah, S., Hu, J., Liu, F., Maiaru, M., and Stapleton, S.E., “Identification and Quantification of 3D Fiber Clusters in Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials,” JOM, 2021. DOI: 10.1007/s11837-021-04703-0.

Weiqing, W., Najafian, S., Cassano, A., Stapleton, S.E., and Schmidt, D.F., “Dual-Cure Epoxies Enabling Graded Properties via Localized High-Energy Irradiation,” ACS Applied Polymer Letters, 2021. DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.0c01137.

2020

Najafian, S., Amirkhizi, A. V., and Stapleton, S.E., “Interfacial Mixed-Mode Fracture Toughness Characterization of Flexible Layered Materials,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.engfracmech.2020.107307.

Cassano, A. G., Dev, S., Maiaru, M., Hansen, C. J., and Stapleton, S.E., “Finite Element Cure Simulation of Thick Adhesive Bondlines for Wind Energy Applications,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, accepted, pending publication.

Barlow, G.J., Page, C., Drane, P., Stapleton, S.E., Fasel, B., and Inalpolat, M., “Combat Helmet Liner Design for Blunt Impact Absorption using Multi-Output Gaussian Process Surrogates,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, accepted, pending publication.

Lux, P., Cassano, A. G., Maiaru, M., and Stapleton, S.E., “Adhesive Curing Cycle Time Optimization in Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing,” Renewable Energy, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2020.08.043.

2019

Stapleton, S.E., Stier, B., Jones, S., Bergan, A., Kaleel, I., Petrolo, M., Carrera, E., Bednarcyk, B.A., “A Critical Assessment of Design Tools for Stress Analysis of Adhesively Bonded Double Lap Joints,” Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 2019, DOI: 10.1080/15376494.2019.1600768

2018

Stapleton, S.E., Kaufmann, D., Krieger, H., Schenk, J., Gries T., and Schmelzeisen, D., “Finite Element Modeling to Predict the Steady State Structural Behavior of 4D Textiles,” Textile Research Journal, 2018. DOI:10.1177/0040517518811948

Sodhani, D., Reese, S., Soganci, S., Aksenov, A., Jockenhoevel, S., Mela, P., and Stapleton, S. E., “Fluid-structure interaction simulation of artificial textile reinforced aortic heart valve: validation with an in-vitro test,” Journal of Biomechanics, 78, pg 52-69, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.07.018

Sodhani, D., Reese, S., Jockenhoevel, S., Mela, P., and Stapleton, S. E., “Multi-scale modelling and simulation of a highly deformable embedded biomedical textile mesh composite,” Composites Part B:Engineering, 2018. DOI:10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.01.010

George, A., Hannibal, P., Morgan, M., Hoagland, D., Stapleton, S. E., “Compressibility Measurement of Composite Reinforcements for Flow Simulation of Vacuum Infusion,” Polymer Composite, 2018. DOI: 10.1002/pc.24770

2017

Li Y., Stapleton S. E., Reese S., and Simon J-W., "Anisotropic elastic-plastic deformation of paper: Out-of-plane model," International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2017.10.003

Krieger H., Gries T., and Stapleton S. E., “Shear and drape behavior of non-crimp fabrics based on stitching geometry,” International Journal of Material Forming, 2017. 1-13 doi: 10.1007/s12289-017-1368-1

Krieger H., Gries T., and Stapleton S. E., “Geometrical analysis of woven fabric microstructure based on micron-resolution computed tomography data,” Applied Composite Materials, 2017. 1-15. doi: 10.1007/s10443-017-9626-4

Stapleton, S. E., Weimer, J., and Spengler, J., “Design of Functionally Graded Joints using a Polyurethane-Based Adhesive with Varying Amounts of Acrylate,” International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2017.02.006

Krieger H., Gries T., and Stapleton S. E., “Design of Tailored Non-Crimp Fabrics Based on Stitching Geometry,” Applied Composite Materials, 2017. 1–15. DOI: 10.1007/s10443-017-9603-y

2016

Stapleton, S. E., Appel, L., Simon, J-W., and Reese, S., “Representative Volume Element for Parallel Fiber Bundles: Model and Size Convergence,” Composites Part A, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesa.2016.04.018

Li, Y., Stapleton, S. E., Simon, J.-W., and Reese, S., “Experimental and Numerical Study of Paperboard Interface Properties,” Experimental Mechanics, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s11340-016-0184-8

Sodhani, D., Reese, S., Moreira, R., Jockenhoevel, S., Mela, P., and Stapleton, S. E., “Multi-scale modelling of textile reinforced artificial tubular aortic heart valves,” Meccanica, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s11012-016-0479-y

Li, Y., Stapleton, S.E., Reese, S., Simon, J.-W., “Anisotropic elastic-plastic deformation of paper: In-plane model,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2016. doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2016.08.024

Khiêm, V.N., Krieger, H., Itskov, M., Gries, T., Stapleton, S.E., “An averaging based hyperelastic modeling and experimental analysis of non-crimp fabrics”, International Journal of Solids and Structures,2016. DOI:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2016.12.018

2015

Stapleton, S. E., Moreira, R., Jockenhoevel, S., Mela, P., and Reese, S., “Effect of reinforcement volume fraction and orientation on a hybrid tissue engineered aortic heart valves with a tubular leaflet design, ” Advanced Modeling and Simulation in Engineering Sciences 2:21, 2015. DOI:10.1186/s40323-015-0039-3

2014

Stapleton, S. E., Gries, T., Pineda, E. J., and Waas, A. M., “Adaptive Shape Functions and Internal Mesh Adaptation for Modeling Progressive Failure in Adhesively Bonded Joints,” Int J of Solids and Structures, 51: 18, 2014.  DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2014.05.022

Rypl, R., Chudoba, R., Mörschel, U., Stapleton, S. E., Gries, T., and Sommer, G., “A Novel Tensile Test Device for Effective Testing of High-Modulus Multi-Filament Yarns,” J of Industrial Textiles, 2014.  DOI: 10.1177/1528083714521069

Stapleton, S. E., Waas, A. M., Arnold, S. M., and Bednarcyk, B. A., “Co-rotational Formulation for Bonded Joint Finite Elements,” AIAA Journal, 52 : 6, 2014.  DOI:10.2514/1.J052422

2012

Stapleton, S. E., Waas, A. M., and Arnold, S. M., “Functionally Graded Adhesives for Composite Joints,” Int J of Adhesion and Adhesives, 35: 36-49, 2012.  DOI:10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2011.11.010

2011

Stapleton, S. E., Bednarcyk, B. A., and Waas, A. M., “Modeling Progressive Failure of Bonded Joints Using a Single Joint Finite Element,” AIAA Journal, 49: 8, 2011.  DOI: 10.2514/1.J050889

2010

Stapleton, S. E. and Adams, D. O. “Structural Enhancements for Increased Energy Absorption in Composite Sandwich Structures,” J Sandwich Struct and Mat, 13: 137, 2010.  DOI: 10.1177/1099636210378951

2009

Stapleton, S. E. and Adams, D. O., “Core Design for Energy Absorption in Sandwich Composites,” J Comp Mat, 43: 175, 2009.  DOI: 10.1177/0021998308099225

2008

Stapleton, S. E. and Adams, D. O., “Crush Initiators for Increased Energy Absorption in Composite Sandwich Structures,” J Sandwich Struct and Mat, 10: 331, 2008.  DOI: 10.1177/1099636208091737

Book Chapters

2021

Hesseler, S., Stapleton, S. E., Appel, L., Schöfer, S., and Manin, B., “Modelling of Reinforcement Fibres and Textiles,” in Advances in Modeling and Simulation in Textile Engineering, edited by Akankwasa, N.T. and Veit, D., Elsevier, 2021. ISBN: 9780128229552

2016

D. Sodhani, R. V. Raj, J. Simon, S. Reese, R. Moreira, V. Gesche, S. Jockenhövel, P. Mela, B. Stier and S. E. Stapleton; "Artificial textile reinforced tubular aortic heart valves - multi-scale modelling and experimental validation"; Biomedical Technology; Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics (Eds: Thomas Lenarz, Peter Wriggers); 2016; accepted (November 10, 2016)

2011

Ahn, J., Stapleton, S. E., and Waas, A. M., “Advanced Modeling of the Behavior of Bonded Composite Joints in Aerospace Applications,” in Composite Joints and Connections, edited by Comanho, P., and Tong, L., Woodhead, 2011. ISBN-13: 978 1 84569 990 1

Conference Preceedings

2022

Stapleton, S. E. and Shah, S.; “Fiber Network Model for Reduced Order Composite Multi Scale Models,” AIAA Scitech 2022 Forum, San Diego, CA January 2022.

2021

Hurvitz, S. B., Husseini, J., and Stapleton, S. E.; “A radiation sensitive adhesive system for functionally graded composite joints,” 36th ASC Technical Conference, College Station, TX, September 2021.

Schey, M., Beke, T., and Stapleton, S. E.; “The Effects of Debulking on the Microstructure of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites,” 36th ASC Technical Conference, College Station, TX, September 2021.

Husseini, J. F., and Stapleton, S. E.; “Artificial generation of 2-d fiber reinforced composite microstructures with statistically equivalent features,” 36th ASC Technical Conference, College Station, TX, September 2021.

Barlow, G., Schey, M., and Stapleton, S. E.; “Achieving Realistic Tow Fiber Volume Fractions in Textile Composite Models by Inducing Fiber Entanglement,” 36th ASC Technical Conference, College Station, TX, September 2021.

Shah, S., Plaka, E., Schey, M., Hu, J., Liu, F., Beke, T., Stapleton, S. E., and Maiaru, M.; “Quantification of Thermoset Composite Microstructures for Process Modeling,” AIAA Scitech 2021 Forum, Nashville, TN January 2021.

Najafian, S., Cassano, A. G., Stapleton, S. E, Schmidt, D. F; “Functionally Graded Adhesives Using Radiation Curing,” “Characterization of Functionally Graded Adhesives Using Radiation Curing,” AIAA Scitech 2021 Forum, Nashville, TN January 2021.

2020

Olaya, M.N., McDonald, J., Shah, S., Hansen, C.J., Stapleton, S.E., and Maiaru, M.; “Wind Blade Repair Optimization” 35th ASC Technical Conference, Jersey City, NJ, September 2020.

Husseini, J. F., Stapleton, S. E., Schey, M., Beke, T., and Pineda, E. J.; “Statistical Descriptors of Composite Fiber Aggregation,” 35th ASC Technical Conference, Jersey City, NJ, September 2020.

Shah, S., Plaka, E., Schey, M., Hu, J., Liu, F., Beke, T., Stapleton, S. E., and Maiaru, M.; “In-situ Characterization of Polymer Matrix Composites and Progressive Damage Analysis of Virtually Reconstructed Microstructures,” 35th ASC Technical Conference, Jersey City, NJ, September 2020.

Barry, C.P., Panerai, F., Bergeron, K., Stapleton, S.E., and Sherwood, J.A., “Mesomechanical Modeling of Braided Cords,” 23rd International Conference on Material Forming (ESAFORM), Cottbus, Germany, May 2020.

Barry, C.P., Panerai, F., Bergeron, K., Charette, C., Noetscher, G., Stapleton, S.E., Willis, D.J., and Sherwood, J.A., “Mesomechanical Modeling of the Mechanical Behavior of Parachute Suspension Lines using LS-DYNA,” 16th International LS-DYNA Users Conference, Detroit, MI, June 2020.

Shah, S., Schey, M., Hu, J., Liu, F., Beke, T., Stapleton, S. E., and Maiaru, M.; “Microstructural Quantification and Virtual Reconstruction of Polymer Matrix Composites,” AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum, Orlando, FL January 2020. DOI: 10.2514/6.2020-1858

Stapleton, S. E, Cassano, A. G., Najafian, S., Schmidt, D. F; “Functionally Graded Adhesives Using Radiation Curing,” AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum, Orlando, FL January 2020. DOI: 10.2514/6.2020-1929

2019

Cassano, A. G., Stapleton, S. E, Schmidt, D. F; “Functionally Graded Adhesives Joints with Enhanced Strength,” AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum, San Diego, CA January 2019. DOI: 10.2514/6.2019-0234.

Stapleton, S. E, Bergan, A., Sleight, D. W., Bednarcyk, B. A., Zahn, A., Farrokh, B., Segal, K. N., Stier, B., Jones, S., “Comparison of Design Tools for Stress Analysis of Adhesively Bonded Joints,” AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum, San Diego, CA January 2019. DOI: 10.2514/6.2019-0232.

Stapleton, S. E, Najafian, S., Stier, B., Jones, S., Bergan, A., Bednarcyk, B. A., “Strain Energy Release Rate Calculations of Adhesively Bonded Joints using Spring Foundation Models,” 34nd ASC Technical Conference, Atlanta, GA, Oct 2019. DOI: 10.12783/asc34/31292

Schey, M.J., Stapleton, S. E, Pryzbyla, C.P., Uchic, M., and Zabler, S., “Determining a Length Scale of FRP Composite Microstructures,” 34nd ASC Technical Conference, Atlanta, GA, Oct 2019. 10.12783/asc34/31409

2018

S. Najafian, A. V. Amirkhizi, and S. E. Stapleton “Experimental Design to Characterize the Interface of Flexible Hybrid Electronics under Mixed-Mode Fracture”, 2018 Simulia Global User Meeting, Boston, MA, June 2018.

S. Hessler, S. E. Stapleton, V. Yakovlev, L. Appel, T. Gries; " Micro-scale model for a multi-scale modeling approach of thermoplastic fiber reinforced polymers," 13th International Conference on Textile Composites (TEXCOMP-13), Milan, Italy, September 2018.

A. G. Cassano, C. Hansen, S. E. Stapleton, M. Maiaru “Prediction of Cure Overheating in Thick Adhesive Bondlines for Wind Energy Applications”, 2018 Simulia Global User Meeting, Boston, MA, June 2018.

J. Su, S. Johnson, S. E. Stapleton, J. Sherwood, S. Nolet, and N Althoff; "Effects of Localized Manufacturing-induced Defects in Wind Turbine Blades," 33nd ASC Technical Conference / 18th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials, Seattle, WA, Oct 2018.

S. E. Stapleton, M. Schey, C. P. Przybyla, M. Uchic, H. Krieger, L. Appel, S. Zabler; "Comparison of Fiber Microstructural Characteristics for Two Grades of Carbon Fiber Composites," 33nd ASC Technical Conference / 18th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials, Seattle, WA, Oct 2018.

S. Najafian, A. V. Amirkhizi, S. E. Stapleton; " Interfacial characterization of flexible hybrid electronics," SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, Denver, CO, April 2018.

2017

S. E. Stapleton, C. Schwab, H. Krieger, L. Appel, E. G. Zhou, and D. Mollenhauer; " Micro-Mechanical Modelling of the Entanglement of Carbon Fiber Tows," 32nd ASC Technical Conference, West Lafeyette, IN, Oct 2017.

2016

Li, Y., Simon, J.W., Stapleton, S. E., and Reese, S., "Multiscale Modeling of paper" ECCM17 - 17th European Conference on Composite, Munich, Germany, 2016.

Li, Y., Stapleton, S. E., Reese, S. and Simon, J.W., "Multiscale Modeling of paper" Progress in Paper Physics Seminar, Darmstadt, Germany, 2016.

Stapleton, S. E., Sodhani, D., Raj, V., Sethi, A., Moreira, R., Jockenhoevel, S., Mela, P., and Reese, S., “Multi-Scale Modelling of Textile Reinforced Tissue Engineered Heart Valves,” Science in the age of Experience, Boston, MA., 2016.

Stapleton, S. E., and Appel, L., "The Effect of Fiber-Scale Parameters on Dry Carbon Fiber Tows," 17th US-Japan Conference on Composite Materials, Sapporo, Japan, 2016.

Stapleton, S. E., and Appel, L., "Micro-Mechanical Modelling of Fiber Tows Prior to Infiltration," 31st ASC Technical Conference and ASTM D30 Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, 2016.

Krieger, H. and Stapleton, S. E., "Simplified analytical stitch model for non-crimp fabrics," 31st ASC Technical Conference and ASTM D30 Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, 2016.

2015

Li, Y., Simon, J.W., Stapleton, S. E., and Reese, S., "An in-plane elastic-plastic model for the anisotropic deformation of paper" 3rd ECCOMAS Young Investigators Conference and 6th GACM Colloquium, Aachen, Germany, 2015.

2014

Islam, M. S., Prabhakar, P., Krieger, H., Stapleton, S. E., and Gries, T., “Prediction of Damage due to Compaction during Manufacturing of Textile Composites” ECCM-16th European Conference on Composite Materials, Seville, Spain, 2014.

2012

Stapleton, S. E., Waas, A. M. Bednarcyk, B. A., and Arnold, S. M., “Co-rotational Formulation for Bonded Joint Finite Elements” 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC SDM Conference, Honolulu, HI, 2012.

2011

Stapleton, S. E., Waas, A. M. and Bednarcyk, B. A., “Bonded Joint Elements for Structural Modeling and Failure Prediction” 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC SDM Conference, Denver, Co, 2011.

2010

Stapleton, S. E. and Waas, A. M., “Reduced-Order Modeling of Adhesively Bonded Joints Using an Enhanced Joint Finite Element” 54th Int. SAMPE Symp, Salt Lake City, UT, October, 2010.

Stapleton, S. E., Waas, A. M., and Bednarcyk, B. A., “Modeling Progressive Failure of Bonded Joints Using a Single Joint Finite Element” 51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC SDM Conference, Orlando, FL, 2010.

2009

Stapleton, S. E. and Waas, A. M. “Macroscopic Finite Element for a Single Lap Joint,” 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC SDM Conference, Palm Springs, CA, 2009.

2008

Van Otten, J., Stapleton, S. E., Adams, D. O., and Nailadi, C., “Design Considerations for Energy Absorption in Automotive Sandwich Composites,” 53rd Int. SAMPE Symp, Long Beach, CA, May, 2008.

2007

Stapleton, S. E., Adams, D. O., and Nailadi, C., “Edgewise Impact Testing of Automotive Sandwich Composites,” 52nd Int. SAMPE Symp, Baltimore, MD, June, 2007.