overview

Amine Benzerga's research focuses on the deformation and fracture of advanced materials used in transportation and power generation systems; nanomechanics; and computational mechanics of materials.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles87
  • Torki, M., & Benzerga, A. A. (2022). Ductile Fracture in Plane Stress. Journal of Applied Mechanics. (1),
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  • Cundiff, K. N., Ayoub, G., & Benzerga, A. A. (2022). Modeling the viscoplastic behavior of a semicrystalline polymer. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 254-255, 111920-111920.
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  • Vasoya, M., Benzerga, A. A., & Needleman, A. (2021). Shear Transformation Zone (STZ) plasticity analysis of constrained shear. Mechanics of Materials. 160, 103935-103935.
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  • Torki, M. E., Keralavarma, S. M., & Benzerga, A. A. (2021). An analysis of Lode effects in ductile failure. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 153, 104468-104468.
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  • Cruzado, A., Segurado, J., Hartl, D. J., & Benzerga, A. A. (2021). A variational fast Fourier transform method for phase-transforming materials. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering. 29(4), 045001-045001.
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Chapters5
  • Benzerga, A. A. (2015). Micromechanical models of ductile damage and fracture. Voyiadjis, G. Z. (Eds.), Handbook of Damage Mechanics: Nano to Macro Scale for Materials and Structures. 939-962. Springer New York.
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  • Kondori, B., & Benzerga, A. A. (2013). Discrete Dislocation Simulations of Taper Effects in Micropillar Compression. TMS2013 Supplemental Proceedings. 701-709. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
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  • Benzerga, A. A., & Leblond, J. (2010). Ductile Fracture by Void Growth to Coalescence. Advances in Applied Mechanics. Hassan Aref and Erik van der Giessen. (Eds.), Advances in Applied Mechanics. 169-305. Elsevier.
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  • Benzerga, A. A. (2008). A Computational Methodology for Modeling Ductile Fracture. Solid Mechanics and its Applications. IUTAM BookSeries. 67-77. Springer Netherlands.
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  • Benzerga, A. A., Needleman, A., Brechet, Y., & Van der Giessen, E. (2004). Discrete dislocation predictions for single crystal hardening: Tension vs bending. Solid Mechanics and Its Applications. Ahzi, S., Cherkaoui, M., Khaleel, M. A., Zbib, H. M., Zikry, M. A., & Lamatina, B. (Eds.), IUTAM Symposium on Multiscale Modeling and Characterization of Elastic-Inelastic Behavior of Engineering Materials. 235-242. Springer Nature.
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Conference Papers23
  • Benzerga, A. A. (2019). A Theory for Designing Ductile Materials with Anisotropy. MAGNESIUM TECHNOLOGY 2019. 359-362.
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  • Nasim, W., Herrington, J. S., Benzerga, A. A., Wang, J., & Karaman, I. (2019). Inverse Optimization to Design Processing Paths to Tailor Formability of Mg Alloys. MAGNESIUM TECHNOLOGY 2019. 239-246.
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  • Herrington, J. S., Madi, Y., Besson, J., & Benzerga, A. A. (2019). Modeling the 3D Plastic Anisotropy of a Magnesium Alloy Processed Using Severe Plastic Deformation. MAGNESIUM TECHNOLOGY 2019. 283-287.
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  • Joy, J. K., Cruzado, A., Solomou, A., Benzerga, A. A., & Lagoudas, D. C. (2019). Representative volume size in micromechanical modeling of precipitated SMAs. Smart Structures and NDE for Energy Systems and Industry 4.0, Smart Structures and NDE for Energy Systems and Industry 4.0. 10973, 109730d-109730d-10.
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  • Basu, S., Dogan, E., Kondori, B., Karaman, I., & Benzerga, A. A. (2017). Ductility Enhancement in Mg Alloys by Anisotropy Engineering. MAGNESIUM TECHNOLOGY 2017. Part F8, 153-158.
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chaired theses and dissertations
Email
benzerga@tamu.edu
First Name
Amine
Last Name
Benzerga
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Aerospace Engineering; 3141 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3141
USA