overview

Dr. Allen's research is focused on the mechanics of inelastic solids, with emphasis on viscoelasticity, plasticity, viscoplasticity, computational mechanics, damage and fracture mechanics, and coupled thermal/structural field problems.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles93
  • Cammarata, J. E., Hariharan, N., Allen, D. H., & Little, D. N. (2020). A study of moisture-induced cracking during a short-term rain event in a pre-cracked asphalt concrete pavement with an expansive base layer. International Journal of Pavement Engineering. 21(10), 1180-1190.
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  • Allen, D. H., Little, D. N., Soares, R. F., & Berthelot, C. (2017). Multi-scale computational model for design of flexible pavement part I: expanding multi-scaling. International Journal of Pavement Engineering. 18(4), 309-320.
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  • Allen, D. H., Little, D. N., Soares, R. F., & Berthelot, C. (2017). Multi-scale computational model for design of flexible pavement part II: contracting multi-scaling. International Journal of Pavement Engineering. 18(4), 321-334.
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  • Allen, D. H., Little, D. N., Soares, R. F., & Berthelot, C. (2017). Multi-scale computational model for design of flexible pavement part III: two-way coupled multi-scaling. International Journal of Pavement Engineering. 18(4), 335-348.
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  • Garcia Cucalon, L., Rahmani, E., Little, D. N., & Allen, D. H. (2016). A multiscale model for predicting the viscoelastic properties of asphalt concrete. Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials. 20(3), 325-342.
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Books6
  • (2014). How Mechanics Shaped the Modern World. Springer International Publishing.
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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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Chapters2
  • Teixeira, J., Kim, Y., Souza, F. V., Allen, D. H., & Little, D. N. (2014). Multiscale Model for Asphalt Mixtures Subjected to Cracking and Viscoelastic Deformation. Transp Res Rec. 136-145. SAGE Publications.
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  • Allen, D. H., & Soares, R. F. (2008). Multiscale Modeling of the Evolution of Damage in Heterogeneous Viscoelastic Solids. Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Composite Materials and Structures. 495-527. Springer US.
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Conference Papers53
  • Lutif, J., Kim, Y., Souza, F. V., & Allen, D. H. (2014). Multiscale modeling of asphaltic media considering heterogeneity, viscoelasticity, and nonlinear fracture damage. Asphalt Pavements - Proceedings of the International Conference on Asphalt Pavements, ISAP 2014. 1, 943-952.
  • Thionnet, A., Bunsell, A. R., Camara, S., & Allen, D. H. (2009). A simplified Fe2 model of fibre failure and its consequences applied to the design of composite pressure vessels. ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials.
  • Teixeira, V. F., Souza, F. V., & Allen, D. H. (2009). Multiscale modeling of glass fiber reinforced viscoelastic polymers subjected to impact loads. 24th Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2009 and 1st Joint Canadian-American Technical Conference on Composites. 4, 2835-2848.
  • Soares, R. F., Kim, Y. R., & Allen, D. H. (2009). FEM multiscale analysis of asphaltic pavements including damage. Poromechanics IV - 4th Biot Conference on Poromechanics. 517-522.
  • Kim, Y. R., Felipe, .., De Freitas, A. C., & Allen, D. H. (2008). A micromechanics-based computational model and testing protocols to characterize damage-dependent mechanical responses of asphalt mixtures in flexible pavements. Pavement Cracking: Mechanisms, Modeling, Detection, Testing and Case Histories. 295-304.
patents
Patents1
chaired theses and dissertations
Email
dhallen@tamu.edu
First Name
David
Last Name
Allen
mailing address
Ocean Engineering Department; 205 HEB;
College Station, TX 77843-3135
USA