The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Joint Institute for Advanced Materials


Timothy Truster

Timothy Truster

Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



Research Interests

  • Computational methods for interfaces and heterogeneous materials
  • Delamination of fibrous composite materials
  • Computational fracture mechanics
  • Contact and friction between metallic surfaces
  • High performance computing

 

Selected Publications

Truster T.J., Masud A., Primal interface formulation for coupling multiple PDE: A consistent derivation through the variational multiscale method, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 268 (2014) 194-224.

Masud A., Truster T.J., A framework for residual-based stabilization of incompressible finite elasticity: Stabilized formulations and F-bar methods for linear triangles and tetrahedra, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 267 (2013) 359-399.

Truster T.J., Eriten M., Polycarpou A.A., Bergman L.A., Masud A., Stabilized interface methods for mechanical joints: Physics-based models and variationally consistent embedding, International Journal of Solids and Structures 50 (2013) 2132-2150.

Truster T.J., Masud A., A discontinuous/continuous Galerkin method for modeling of interphase damage in fibrous composite systems, Computational Mechanics 52 (2013) 499-514.

Masud A., Truster T.J., Bergman L.A., Unified formulation for interface coupling and frictional contact modeling with embedded error estimation, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 92 (2012) 141-177.

Masud A., Truster T.J., Bergman L.A., A variational multiscale a-posteriori error estimation method for mixed-form of nearly incompressible elasticity, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 200 (2011) 3453-3481.

 

Contact Information

Timothy Truster
318 John D. Tickle Engineering Building
851 Neyland Drive
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-2313
865-974-1913
ttruster@utk.edu

 

Other Links

http://clmi.utk.edu

 

 


 

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