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Refereed Journal Papers


    Under review

  1. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Ajaj, R.M., Adhikari, S., Dayyani, I., Friswell, M.I. and Castro-Triguero, R., “Hyperelastic tension of graphene”. Submitted to Applied Physics Letters.

  2. Castro-Triguero, R., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Talaslidis, D.G., “Free vibration analysis of thin and moderately thick hyperbolic paraboloidal shells via finite elements”. Submitted to Journal of Vibration and Control.


  3. 2014

  4. Castro-Triguero, R., Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., Friswell, M.I. and Gallego, R., “Optimal sensor placement in timber structures by means of a multi-scale approach with material uncertainty”. Accepted for publication in Structural Control and Health Monitoring.

  5. Dayyani, I., Friswell, M.I. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “A general super element for a curved beam”. Accepted for publication in International Journal of Solids and Structures.

  6. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., Ajaj, R.M., Friswell, M.I. and G.F. Fernando, “Mathematical modelling of the stochastic mechanical properties of wood and its extensibility at small scales”. Accepted for publication in Applied Mathematical Modelling.

  7. Ajaj, R.M., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I. and DiazDelaO, F.A., “Variable wing span using the compliant spar”. Accepted for publication in Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 2014.

  8. Barbarino, S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Ajaj, R.M., Dayyani, I. and Friswell, M.I., “A review on shape memory alloys with applications to morphing aircraft”. Smart Materials and Structures, 3(6) 2014, 063001.

  9. Adhikari, S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Scarpa, F., Chowdhury, R. and Friswell, M.I., “An atomistic finite element approach for DNA structural mechanics”. Accepted for publication in Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine.

  10. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., Friswell, M.I. and Ajaj, R.M., “Investigation on the extensibility of the wood cell-wall composite by an approach based on homogenisation and uncertainty analysis”. Composite Structures 108 2014, pp. 212-222.


  11. 2013

  12. Friswell, M.I. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Dynamic isolation systems using tunable nonlinear stiffness beams”. The European Physical Journal – Special Topics 222 2013, pp. 1563-1573.

  13. Dayyani, I., Friswell, M.I., Ziaei-Rad, S. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Equivalent models of composite corrugated cores with elastomeric coatings for morphing structures”. Composite Structures, 104 2013, pp. 281-292.

  14. Ajaj, R.M., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Friswell, M.I., “On the effectiveness of active aeroelastic structures for morphing aircraft”, The Aeronautical Journal 117 2013, pp. 1165-1174.

  15. Ajaj, R.M., Friswell, M.I., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Keane, A.J., Isikveren, A.T., Allegri, G. and Adhikari, S., “An integrated conceptual design study using span morphing technology”. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 2013, doi:10.1177/1045389X13502869.

  16. Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Friswell, M.I., “Ultrastructural mechanisms of deformation and failure in wood under tension”. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50(13) 2013, pp. 2050-2060.

  17. DiazDelaO, F.A., Adhikari, S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I. and Sienz, J., “Stochastic structural dynamic analysis using Gaussian process emulators”. Computers and Structures, 120 2013, pp. 24-32.

  18. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I. and Xia, Y., “Variable stiffness biological and bio-inspired materials”. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 24(5) 2013, pp. 529-540.

  19. Ajaj, R.M., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I., Isikveren, A.T., Allegri, G. and Woods, B.K.S., “The zigzag winbox for a span morphing wing”. Aerospace Science & Technology, 28(1) 2013, pp. 364-375.


  20. 2012

  21. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Murugan, M.S., Friswell, M.I. and de Souza Neto, E.A., “Reorientation of fibres and local mechanisms of deformation in a wood-inspired composite”. Journal of Multiscale Modelling, 4(1) 2012, 125003 (15 pages).

  22. Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Friswell, M.I., “Multi-scale finite element model for a new material inspired by the mechanics and structure of wood cell-walls”. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 60(7) 2012, pp. 1296-1309.

  23. Xia, Y., Friswell, M.I. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Equivalent models of corrugated panels”. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 49(13) 2012, pp. 1453-1462.

  24. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A, Friswell, M.I. and Sienz, J., “A computational multi-scale approach for the stochastic mechanical response of foam-filled honeycomb cores”. Composite Structures, 94(5) 2012, pp. 1861-1870.

  25. Murugan, M.S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Adhikari, S. and Friswell, M.I., “Optimal design of variable fiber spacing composites for morphing skins”. Composite Structures, 94(5) 2012, pp. 1626-1633.


  26. 2011

  27. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Adhikari, S., Friswell, M.I. and Scarpa, F., “Hyperelastic axial buckling of single wall carbon nanotubes”. Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures. 44(2) 2011, pp. 525 – 529.

  28. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Adhikari, S., Friswell, M.I. and Scarpa, F., “Hyperelastic finite element model for single wall carbon nanotubes in tension”. Computational Materials Science, 50(3) 2011, pp. 1083-1087.

  29. Saavedra Flores, E.I., de Souza Neto, E.A. and Pearce, C., “A large strain computational multi-scale model for the dissipative behaviour of wood cell-wall”. Computational Materials Science, 50(3) 2011, pp. 1202-1211.


  30. 2010

  31. Saavedra Flores, E.I. and de Souza Neto, E.A., “Remarks on symmetry conditions in computational homogenisation problems”. Engineering Computations, 27(4) 2010, pp. 551-575.


Conference Papers


    2014

  1. Bezmalinovic, A.S. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Modelación de la fluencia en madera mediante un enfoque de homogeneización computacional multi-escala”. XIII Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional. October 2-3, 2014, Talca, Chile.

  2. Díaz, J.C., Torres, R.U, Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Estudio analítico de láminas corrugadas mediante un modelo equivalente y validación”. XIII Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional. October 2-3, 2014, Talca, Chile.

  3. Currilen, S.A., Hermosilla, M.A and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Influencia de parámetros ultra‐escalares sobre la respuesta mecánica de vigas de madera y placas de CLT mediante elementos finitos multi­‐escala”. XIII Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional. October 2-3, 2014, Talca, Chile.

  4. Hermosilla, M.A, Currilen, S.A. and Saavedra Flores, E.I., “Validación de un modelo multi­‐escala para madera aserrada y placas de CLT”. XIII Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional. October 2-3, 2014, Talca, Chile.

  5. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., González Soto, P., Pérez Pulgar, E., “An investigation of cross-laminated timber by means of a multi-scale framework”. The Twelfth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology. September 2-5, 2014, Naples, Italy.

  6. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., González Soto, P., Pérez Pulgar, E., “Multi-scale finite element modelling of cross-laminated timber plates and experimental validation”. The 5th International Conference on Computational Methods. July 28-30, 2014, Cambridge, United Kingdom.


  7. 2013

  8. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., Ajaj, R.M., Friswell, M.I., “Modelación multi-escala de materiales tipo madera”. XII Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional. October 3-4, 2013, Santiago, Chile.

  9. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazDelaO, F.A., Ajaj, R.M., Friswell, M.I., “Multi-scale modelling of the stochastic mechanical properties of wood and bio-inspired materials”. Seventh M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Focus: Multiphysics and Multiscale. June 12-14, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

  10. Ajaj, R.M., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I. and Isikveren, A.T., “The compliant spar concept for a span morphing wing”. 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. April 8-11, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.


  11. 2012

  12. Ajaj, R.M., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I., Woods, B.K.S., Dettmer, W.G., Allegri, G. and Isikveren, A.T., “Structural design and modelling of the zigzag wingbox for span morphing”. 3rd RAeS Aircraft Structural Design Conference. October 9-11, 2012, Delft, Netherlands.

  13. Friswell, M.I., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Xia, Y., “Vibration isolation using nonlinear springs”. ISMA International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering. September 17-19, 2012, Leuven, Belgium.

  14. Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Friswell, M.I., “Deformation mechanisms of wood at the ultrastructural scale”. APM 2012 Advanced Problems in Mechanics, International Summer School-Conference. Symposium: Mechanics of Media with Microstructure – I. July 2-8, 2012, St. Petersburg, Russia.

  15. Saavedra Flores, E.I., DiazdelaO, F.A., Friswell, M.I. and Sienz, J.,”A multi-scale finite element approach for the random mechanical response of honeycomb-cored structures”. 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. April 23-26, 2012, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

  16. Ajaj, R.M., Friswell, M.I., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Little, O. and Isikveren, A.T. “Span morphing: Design,modelling and optimisation”. 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. April 23-26, 2012, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

  17. Bilgen, O., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Friswell, M.I., “Optimization and implementation of a surface-actuated piezocomposite morphing wings”. 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. April 23-26, 2012, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.


  18. 2011

  19. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Murugan, M.S., Friswell, M.I. and de Souza Neto, E.A.,”Fully coupled three-scale finite element model for the mechanical response of a new bio-inspired composite”. ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems. September 18-21, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

  20. Bilgen, O., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Friswell, M.I., “Optimization of surface-actuated piezocomposite variable-camber morphing wings”. ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems. September 18-21, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

  21. Murugan, M.S., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Friswell, M.I. and Adhikari, S., “Optimal design of elastomer composites for morphing skins”. ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems. September 18-21, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

  22. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Murugan, M.S., Friswell, M.I. and de Souza Neto, E.A., “Multi-scale Constitutive Model for a Wood-inspired Composite”. 11th International Conference on the Mechanical Behaviour of Materials. June 5-9, 2011, Lake Como, Milano, Italy.

  23. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Adhikari, S., Friswell, M.I. and Scarpa, F., “Hyperelastic Modelling of Post-buckling Response in Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes under Axial Compression”. 11th International Conference on the Mechanical Behaviour of Materials. June 5-9, 2011, Lake Como, Milano, Italy.

  24. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Murugan, M.S., Friswell, M.I. and de Souza Neto, E.A., “Computational Multi-scale Contitutive Model for Wood Cell wall and its Applications to the Design of Bio-inspired Composites”. SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring. March 6-10, 2011, San Diego, California, USA.

  25. Xia, Y., Saavedra Flores, E.I., Peng, H. and Friswell, M.I., “Estimating Mechanical Properties of Bi-continuous Two-phase Composite for Optimised Multi-functionality”. SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring. March 6-10, 2011, San Diego, California, USA.


  26. 2007

  27. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Aguilar, C. and Villagran, A., “Calibracion del modelo de Hill modificado para el pino radiata chileno en conexiones de cizalle doble sompetidas a compresion paralela”. II Jornadas Chilenas de Estructuras de Madera, organised by Universidad de Santiago and Universidad Mayor. 12-15 Noviembre, 2007, Santiago, Chile.

  28. Saavedra Flores, E.I., Salvatierra, J., Sanchez, G. and Guiloff, G., “Proposicion de un modelo numerico-experimental para la prediccion del comportamiento elastico ortotropico de la madera laminada en conexiones de pernos y barras de acero mediante el metodo de elementos finitos”. IV Congreso Internacional de Metodos Numericos. 2007, Morelia, Mexico.


  29. 2006

  30. Guiloff, G., Saavedra Flores, E.I. and Sanchez, G. “Implementacion de un modelo en elementos finitos para la prediccion de ruido aerodinamico”. V Congreso Iberoamericano de Acustica, FIA. 2006, Santiago, Chile.


  31. 2002

  32. Saavedra Flores, E.I. “Analisis parametrico de fractura en acero estructural de puente ferroviario tipo”. XVII Jornadas Argentinas de Ingenieria Estructural. Asociacion de Ingenieros Estructurales, AIE. 2002, Rosario, Argentina.

  33. Saavedra Flores, E.I. “Prediccion de iniciacion de fractura en acero estructural de puente ferroviario bajo solicitacion sismica”. Third International Conference on the Behaviour of Damaged Structures, DAMSTRUCT. 2002, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

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