K.T. Tan's Research Group

Journal Publications

* denote students in K.T. Tan’s Research Group

  1. J.P. Mack*, F. Mirza*, A. Banik*, M.H. Khan* and K.T. Tan (2024). Hybridization of Face Sheet in Sandwich Composites to Mitigate Low Temperature and Low Velocity Impact Damage, Composite Structures, 338: 118101. DOI
  2. M. Aowad*, A. Banik*, C. Zhang*, I. Kaiser*, M.H. Khan*, A.C.A. Almeida*, D. Lazarenko, F. Khabaz and K.T. Tan (2024). Flexural Behavior and Microstructural Material Properties of Sandwich Foam Core Under Arctic Temperature Conditions, Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, Special Issue in honor of Dr. Yapa Rajapakse, 26:205-224DOI
  3. K. Asakawa, Y. Hirano, K.T. Tan and T. Ogasawara (2024). Bio-inspired Study of Stiffener Arrangements in Composite Stiffened Panels using the Voronoi Diagram as an Indicator, Composite Structures, 327: 117640. DOI
  4. Zhang* and K.T. Tan (2023). Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Large-Scale Effect on Buckling and Post-Buckling Behavior of Tubular Structures, Thin-Walled Structures, 186: 110708. DOI
  5. I. Kaiser*, N. Richards*, T. Ogasawara and K.T. Tan (2023). Machine Learning Algorithms for Deeper Understanding and Better Design of Composite Adhesive Joints, Materials Today Communications, 34: 105428. DOI
  6. I. Kaiser*, C. Zhang* and K.T. Tan (2022). Mechanical Behavior and Failure Mechanisms of CFRP and Titanium Tubular Adhesive Lap Joints at Extreme Temperatures, Composite Structures, 290: 115528. DOI
  7. A. Banik*, C. Zhang*, D. Panyathong* and K.T. Tan (2022). Effect of Equienergetic Low-Velocity Impact on CFRP with Surface Ice in Low Temperature Arctic Conditions, Composites Part B: Engineering, 236: 109850. DOI
  8. A. Banik*, C. Zhang*, M.H. Khan*, M. Wilson* and K.T. Tan (2022). Low-Velocity Ice Impact Response and Damage Phenomena on Steel and CFRP Sandwich Composite, International Journal of Impact Engineering, 162: 104134. DOI
  9. M.G. Rasul, A. Kiziltas, M.S.B. Hoque, A. Banik*, P.E. Hopkins, K.T. Tan, B. Arfaei, R. Shahbazian-Yassar (2022). Improvement of the Thermal Conductivity and Tribological Properties of Polyethylene by Incorporating Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanosheets, Tribology International, 165: 107277. DOI
  10. I. Kaiser*, C. Tan* and K.T. Tan (2021). Bio-inspired Patterned Adhesive Single-Lap Joints for CFRP and Titanium, Composites Part B: Engineering, 224: 109182. DOI
  11. B. Li*, C. Zhang*, F. Peng, W. Wang, B.D. Vogt and K.T. Tan (2021). 4D Printed Shape Memory Metamaterial for Vibration Bandgap Switching and Active Elastic-Wave Guiding, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 9: 1164-1173. DOI
  12. Elamin*, B. Li* and K.T. Tan (2021). Compression After Impact Performance of Carbon-Fiber Foam-Core Sandwich Composites in Low Temperature Arctic Conditions, Composite Structures, 261: 113568. DOI
  13. M.H. Khan*, B. Li* and K.T. Tan (2020). Impact Performance and Bending Behavior of Carbon-Fiber Foam-Core Sandwich Composite Structures in Cold Arctic Temperature, Journal of Composites Science, 4: 133. DOI
  14. I. Kaiser* and K.T. Tan (2020). Damage and Strength Analysis of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer and Titanium Tubular-Lap Joint using Hybrid Adhesive Design, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 103: 102710. DOI
  15. A. Banik* and K.T. Tan (2020). Dynamic Friction Performance of Hierarchical Biomimetic Surface Pattern Inspired by Frog Toe-Pad, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 7: 2000987. DOI
  16. M.H. Khan* and K.T. Tan (2020). Post-Impact Flexural Collapse Modes of Composite Sandwich Structures in Arctic Conditions: Analytical Prediction and Experimental Validation, Composites Science and Technology, 195: 108187. DOI
  17. C. Zhang* and K.T. Tan (2020). Low-Velocity Impact Response and Compression After Impact Behavior of Tubular Composite Sandwich Structures, Composites Part B: Engineering, 193: 108026. DOI
  18. S. Oshima, A. Yoshimura, Y. Hirano, T. Ogasawara and K.T. Tan (2019). In-Situ Observation of Microscopic Damage in Adhesively Bonded CFRP Joints Under Mode I and Mode II Loading, Composite Structures, 227: 111330. DOI
  19. B. Li*, Y.Q. Liu and K.T. Tan (2019). A Novel Meta-Lattice Sandwich Structure for Dynamic Load Mitigation, Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, 21: 1880-1905DOI
  20. C. Drol*, E.B. Kennedy*, B.K. Hsiung*, N.B. Swift* and K.T. Tan (2019). Bioinspirational Understanding of Flexural Performance in Hedgehog Spines, Acta Biomaterialia, 94: 553-564DOI
  21. C. Rice* and K.T. Tan (2019). Horse Hoof Inspired Biomimetic Structure for Improved Damage Tolerance and Crack Diversion, Composite Structures, 220: 362-370. DOI
  22. S. Alamri*, B. Li*, G. Mchugh, N. Garafolo and K.T. Tan (2019). Dissipative Diatomic Acoustic Metamaterials for Broadband Asymmetric Elastic Wave Transmission, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 451: 120-137. DOI
  23. M. Jaberzadeh*, B. Li* and K.T. Tan (2019). Wave Propagation in an Elastic Metamaterial with Anisotropic Effective Mass Density, Wave Motion, 89: 131-141. DOI
  24. B. Li*, Z. Li, J. Christensen, and K.T. Tan (2019). Dual Dirac Cones in Elastic Lieb-like Lattice Metamaterials, Applied Physics Letters, 114: 081906. DOI
  25. M. Elamin*, B. Li* and K.T. Tan (2018). Impact Performance of Stitched and Unstitched Composites in Extreme Low Temperature Arctic Conditions, Journal of Dynamic Behavior of MaterialsSpecial Issue on Dynamic Failure of Composite Materials, 4: 317-327. DOI
  26. M.H. Khan*, M. Elamin*, B. Li* and K.T. Tan (2018). X-ray Micro-Computed Tomography Analysis of Impact Damage Morphology in Composite Sandwich Structures due to Cold Temperature Arctic Condition, Journal of Composite MaterialsSpecial Issue on Impact and Dynamic Response ASC2017, 52: 3509-3522. DOI
  27. D.R. Cross*, K.T. Tan, E.J. Pineda, B.A. Bednarcyk and S.M. Arnold (2018). Multiscale Modeling of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites in Low Temperature Arctic Conditions, Multiscale and Multidisciplinary Modeling, Experiments and Design, Special Issue on Composite Materials and Structures for Marine Applications, 1: 239-254. DOI
  28. B. Li*, K.T. Tan and J. Christensen (2018). Heat Conduction Tuning by Hyperbranched Nanophononic Metamaterials, Journal of Applied Physics, 123: 205105. DOI
  29. M.H. Khan*, B. Li* and K.T. Tan (2018). Impact Load Wave Transmission in Elastic Metamaterials, International Journal of Impact Engineering, 118: 50-59. DOI
  30. M. Elamin*, B. Li* and K.T. Tan (2018). Impact Damage of Composite Sandwich Structures in Arctic Condition, Composite Structures, 192: 422-433. DOI
  31. S. Alamri*, B. Li*, K.T. Tan (2018). Dynamic Load Mitigation using Dissipative Elastic Metamaterials with Multiple Maxwell-Type Oscillators, Journal of Applied Physics, 123: 095111. DOI
  32. E.B. Kennedy*, B.K. Hsiung*, N.B. Swift* and K.T. Tan (2017). Static Flexural Properties of Hedgehog Spines Conditioned in Coupled Temperature and Relative Humidity Environments, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 75: 413-422. DOI
  33. B. Li*, S. Alamri* and K.T. Tan (2017). A Diatomic Elastic Metamaterial for Tunable Asymmetric Wave Transmission in Multiple Frequency Bands, Scientific Reports, 7: 6226. DOI
  34. B. Li*, K.T. Tan and J. Christensen (2017). Tailoring the Thermal Conductivity in Nanophononics Metamaterials, Physical Review B, 95: 144305. DOI
  35. B. Li* and K.T. Tan (2016). Asymmetric Wave Transmission in a Diatomic Acoustic/Elastic Metamaterial, Journal of Applied Physics, 120: 075103. DOI
  36. H.H. Huang, C.K. Lin and K.T. Tan (2016). Attenuation of Transverse Waves by Using a Metamaterial Beam with Lateral Local Resonators, Smart Materials and Structures, 25: 085027. DOI
  37. A. Qureshi*, B. Li* and K.T. Tan (2016). Numerical Investigation of Band Gaps in 3D Printed Cantilever-In-Mass Metamaterials, Scientific Reports, 6: 28314. DOI
  38. N.B. Swift*, B.K. Hsiung*, E.B. Kennedy* and K.T. Tan (2016). Dynamic Impact Testing of Hedgehog Spines Using a Dual-Arm Crash Pendulum, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 61: 271-282. DOI
  39. K.T. Tan, A. Yoshimura, N. Watanabe, Y. Iwahori and T. Ishikawa (2015). Further Investigation of Delamination Reduction Trend for Stitched Composites, Composites Science and Technology, 118: 141-153. DOI
  40. K.T. Tan, N. Watanabe and Y. Iwahori (2015). Finite Element Model for Compression After Impact Behaviour of Stitched Composites, Composites Part B: Engineering, 79: 53-60. DOI
  41. K.T. Tan, H.H. Huang and C.T. Sun (2014). Blast-Wave Impact Mitigation Using Negative Effective Mass Density Concept of Elastic Metamaterials, International Journal of Impact Engineering, 64: 20-29. DOI
  42. K.T. Tan, A. Yoshimura, N. Watanabe, Y. Iwahori and T. Ishikawa (2013). Effect of Stitch Density and Stitch Thread Thickness on Damage Progression and Failure Characteristics of Stitched Composites under Out-Of-Plane Loading, Composites Science and Technology, 74: 194-204. DOI
  43. K.T. Tan, H.H. Huang and C.T. Sun (2012). Optimizing the Band Gap of Effective Mass Negativity in Acoustic Metamaterials, Applied Physics Letters, 101: 241902. DOI
  44. K.T. Tan, N. Watanabe, Y. Iwahori and T. Ishikawa (2012). Understanding Effectiveness of Stitching in Suppression of Impact Damage: An Empirical Delamination Reduction Trend for Stitched Composites, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 43: 823-832. DOI
  45. K.T. Tan, N. Watanabe, Y. Iwahori and T. Ishikawa (2012). Effect of Stitch Density and Stitch Thread Thickness on Compression After Impact Strength and Response of Stitched Composites, Composites Science and Technology, 72: 587-598. DOI
  46. K.T. Tan, N. Watanabe and Y. Iwahori (2012). Impact Damage Resistance, Response and Mechanisms of Laminated Composites Reinforced by Through-Thickness Stitching, International Journal of Damage Mechanics, 21(1):51-80. DOI
  47. K.T. Tan, N. Watanabe and Y. Iwahori (2011). X-ray Radiography and micro Computed Tomography Examination of Damage Characteristics in Stitched Composites subjected to Impact Loading, Composites Part B: Engineering, 42: 874-884. DOI
  48. K.T. Tan, N. Watanabe and Y. Iwahori (2011). Stitch Fibre Comparison for Improvement of Interlaminar Fracture Toughness in Stitched Composites, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 30(2): 99-109. DOI
  49. K.T. Tan, N. Watanabe, Y. Iwahori, H. Hoshi and M. Sano (2010). Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Vectran-Stitched Composites – Experimental and Computational Analysis, Journal of Composite Materials, 44(26): 3203-3229. DOI
  50. K.T. Tan, N. Watanabe and Y. Iwahori (2010). Effect of Stitch Density and Stitch Thread Thickness on Low-Velocity Impact Damage of Stitched Composites, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 41: 1857-1868. DOI
  51. K.T. Tan, N. Watanabe and Y. Iwahori (2010). Experimental Investigation of Bridging Law for Single Stitch Fibre using Interlaminar Tension Test, Composite Structures, 92: 1399-1409. DOI