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My group conducts research on damage, fatigue and failure of composites, effects of manufacturing defects, aging aircraft, and sustainability of aerospace vehicles.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles112
  • Sharifpour, F., Montesano, J., & Talreja, R. (2022). Micromechanical assessment of local failure mechanisms and early-stage ply crack formation in cross-ply laminates. Composites Science and Technology. 220, 109286-109286.
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  • Talreja, R., & Waas, A. M. (2022). Concepts and definitions related to mechanical behavior of fiber reinforced composite materials. Composites Science and Technology. 217, 109081-109081.
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  • Christoff, B. G., Brito-Santana, H., Talreja, R., & Tita, V. (2020). Development of an ABAQUS™ plug-in to evaluate the fourth-order elasticity tensor of a periodic material via homogenization by the asymptotic expansion method. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design. 181, 103482-103482.
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  • Sharifpour, F., Montesano, J., & Talreja, R. (2020). Assessing the effects of ply constraints on local stress states in cross-ply laminates containing manufacturing induced defects. Composites Part B: Engineering. 199, 108227-108227.
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Books4
  • Talreja, R., & Varna, J. (2016). Preface. Elsevier.
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  • Talreja, R., & Singh, C. V. (2012). Damage and Failure of Composite Materials. Cambridge University Press.
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  • Kwon, Y. W., Allen, D. H., & Talreja, R. (2008). Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Composite Materials and Structures. Springer US.
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Chapters45
  • Talreja, R. (2021). Modelling defect severity for failure analysis of composites. Multi-Scale Continuum Mechanics Modelling of Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Composites. 275-306. Elsevier.
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  • Talreja, R. (2020). Fatigue of polymer composites. Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry. 289-301. Elsevier.
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  • Talreja, R. (2020). Manufacturing defects in composites and their effects on performance. Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry. 83-97. Elsevier.
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  • Talreja, R. (2018). 2.12 PMC Fatigue – Fundamentals. Comprehensive Composite Materials II. 232-248. Elsevier.
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  • Talreja, R. (2018). 2.6 PMC Failure Mechanisms. Comprehensive Composite Materials II. 107-117. Elsevier.
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Conference Papers56
  • ZHUANG, L., MARAGONI, L., & TALREJA, R. (2021). EFFECT OF MICROSTRUCTURE ON INITIATION OF DELAMINATION IN CROSS PLY LAMINATES FROM A TRANSVERSE CRACK. American Society for Composites 2021, Thirty-sixth Technical Conference.
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  • Zhuang, L., Talreja, R., & Maragoni, L. (2020). Crack Deflection Near a Ply Interface in a Composite Laminate. Volume 4: Advances in Aerospace Technology, ASME 2020 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition.
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  • WILHELMSSON, D., TALREJA, R., GUTKIN, R., & ASP, L. (2019). Towards a Novel Defect Severity Model for Compressive Failure Analysis of Unidirectional Composites. American Society for Composites 2019, American Society for Composites 2019.
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  • ELNEKHAILY, S., & TALREJA, R. (2018). Failure in Unidirectional Composites with Nonuniform Fiber Distribution Under Combined Transverse Tension and Axial Shear. American Society for Composites 2018, American Society for Composites 2018. 2, 1302-1309.
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  • SUDHIR, A., & TALREJA, R. (2018). Matrix Crack Formation and Growth in the Presence of Nonuniform Fiber Distribution and Matrix Voids. American Society for Composites 2018, American Society for Composites 2018. 4, 2279-2288.
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chaired theses and dissertations
Email
talreja@tamu.edu
First Name
Ramesh
Last Name
Talreja
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Aerospace Engineering; 3141 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3141
USA