Publications

 

H. Helisaz, M. Bacca, M. Chiao (2021) “Quasi-linear Viscoelastic Characterization of Soft Tissue-mimicking Materials“, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.

H. Khungura, M. Bacca (2020) “Optimal load sharing in bioinspired fibrillar adhesives: Asymptotic solution“, Journal of Applied Mechanics  88, 031004.

M. Bacca, O.A. Saleh, R.M. McMeeking (2019) “Contraction of polymer gels created by the activity of molecular motors“, Soft Matter 15, 4467-4475.

X. Yan, J. Reiner, M. Bacca, Y. Altintas, R. Vaziri (2019) “A study of energy dissipating mechanisms in orthogonal cutting of UD-CFRP composites“, Composite Structures 220, 460-472. 

K. Chen, A. Vigliotti, M. Bacca, R.M. McMeeking, V.S. Deshpande, J.W. Holmes (2018) “Role of boundary conditions in determining cell alignment in response to stretch“, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115, 986-991. 

M. Bacca, R.M. McMeeking (2017) “A viscoelastic constitutive law for hydrogels“, Meccanica 52, 3345-3355.

M. Bacca, C. Creton, R.M. McMeeking (2017) “A Model for the Mullins Effect in Multinetwork Elastomers“, Journal of Applied Mechanics 84, 121009.

M. Bacca, N.A. Fleck, R.M. McMeeking (2017) “A swell toughening strategy for elastomers having surface cracks“, Extreme Mechanics Letters 10, 32-40.

M. Bacca, J.A. Booth, K.L. Turner, R.M. McMeeking (2016) “Load sharing in bioinspired fibrillar adhesives with backing layer interactions and interfacial misalignment“, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 96, 428-444.

M. Bacca, R.M. McMeeking (2016) “Latent heat saturation in microstructural evolution by severe plastic deformation“, International Journal of Plasticity 83, 74-89.

M. Bacca, D.R. Hayhurst, R.M. McMeeking (2015) “Continuous dynamic recrystallization during severe plastic deformation“, Mechanics of Materials 90, 148-156.

M. Bacca, F. Dal Corso, D. Veber, D. Bigoni (2013) “Anisotropic effective higher-order response of heterogeneous Cauchy elastic materials“, Mechanics Research Communications 54, 63-71.

M. Bacca, D. Bigoni, F. Dal Corso, D. Veber (2013) “Mindlin second-gradient elastic properties from dilute two-phase Cauchy-elastic composites. Part I: Closed form expression for the effective higher-order constitutive tensor“, International Journal of Solids and Structures 50, 4010-4019.

M. Bacca, D. Bigoni, F. Dal Corso, D. Veber (2013) “Mindlin second-gradient elastic properties from dilute two-phase Cauchy-elastic composites Part II: Higher-order constitutive properties and application cases“, International Journal of Solids and Structures 50, 4020-4029.

M. Gei, S. Roccabianca, M. Bacca (2013) “Controlling Bandgap in Electroactive Polymer-Based Structures“, IEEE/ASME Transaction on Mechatronics 16, 102-107.