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PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
Journal Publications
  • Comparison of Experimental and Modeling Results for Cure Induced Curvature of a Carbon Fiber Laminate. S. Stair, R. Mailen, T. Vo, D.A. Jack.  Journal article under review, 2013.
  • Discontinuous Long Fiber Reinforced Composite Stiffness Predictions for Injection Molded Parts. C. Zhang and D.A. Jack. Under review, 2012.
  • Stochastic Modeling of the Bulk Thermal Conductivity for Dense Carbon Nanotube Networks. N. Ashtekar and D.A. Jack. Under review 2012.
  • Effectiveness of Recent Fiber-interaction Diffusion Models for Orientation and the Part Stiffness Predictions in Injection Molded Short-Fiber Reinforced Composites. B.A. Agboola, D.A. Jack and S. Montgomery-Smith. Composites, Part A, 43:1959-1970, 2012.
  • Numerical Evaluation of Single Fiber Motion for Short-Fiber-Reinforced Composite Materials Processing. D. Zhang, D.E. Smith, D.A. Jack and S. Montgomery-Smith. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 133(5):051002-9 2011.
  • The Fast Exact Closure for Jeffery's Equation with Diffusion. S. Montgomery-Smith, D.A. Jack and D.E. Smith. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 166:343-353, 2011.
  • Manufacturing Process Improvement and Mechanical Modeling of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotube/Epoxy Composites. M. Kim, O. Okoli, D.A. Jack, Y.B. Park, and Z. Liang. Accepted for publication in Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering, 2011.
  • Exact Tensor Closures for the Three Dimensional Jeffery's Equation. S. Montgomery-Smith, W. Hei, D.A. Jack and D.E. Smith. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 680:321-335, 2011.
  • Characterization and Modeling of CNT/Epoxy and CNT/Fiber/Epoxy Composites. M. Kim, O. Okoli, D.A. Jack, Y.B. Park, and Z. Liang. Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering, 40(10):481-490., 2011.
  • The Effect of Inclusion Waviness and Waviness Distribution on Elastic Properties of Fiber-Reinforced Composites. C.-H Tsai, C. Zhang, D.A. Jack, and B. Wang. Composites, Part B, 42:62-70, 2011.
  • Electrical Conductivity Modeling and Experimental Study of Densely Packed SWCNT Networks. D.A. Jack, C.-S. Yeh, Z. Liang, S. Li, J.G. Park, and J.C. Fielding. Nanotechnology, 21(19):195703-12, 2010.
  • Elastic Property Prediction of Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Buckypaper-Polymer Nanocomposites: Stochastic Bulk Response Modeling. J. Tsai, C. Zhang, D.A. Jack, and B. Wang. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 11(3):2132-2141, 2011.
  • A Systematic Approach to Obtaining Numerical Solutions of Jefferys Type Equations Using Spherical Harmonics. S. Montgomery-Smith, D.A. Jack and D.E. Smith. Composites, Part A, 41:827-835, 2010.
  • Neural Network Based Closure for Modeling Short-Fiber Suspensions. D.A. Jack, B.K. Schache, and D.E. Smith.  Polymer Composites, 31(7):1125-1141, 2009.
  • Optimization of Lamp Positions in the UV Curing of 3-Dimensional Composite Components Manufactured Using the RIDFT Process. O.A. Adewuyi, O.I. Okoli and D.A. Jack. Under review, Composites Science and Technology, 2009.
  • Modeling Fibre Orientation in Short Fibre Suspensions Using the Neural Network-Based Orthotropic Closure. N. Qadir and D.A. Jack. Composites: Part A, 40:1524- 1533, 2009.
  • Elastic Properties of Short-Fiber Polymer Composites, Derivation and Demonstration of Analytical Forms for Expectation and Variance from Orientation Tensors. D.A. Jack and D.E. Smith. Journal of Composite Materials, 42(3):277-308, 2008.
  • The Effect of Fiber Orientation Closure Approximations on Mechanical Property Predictions. D.A. Jack and D.E. Smith, Composites, Part A, 38:975-982, 2007.
  • Sixth-Order Fitted Closures from the Second-Moment of the Fiber Orientation Distribution for Short-Fiber Reinforced Polymer Melt Flow Simulations. D.A. Jack and D.E. Smith, Journal of Thermoplastic Composites 19:217-246, 2006.
  • An Invariant Based Fitted Closure of the Sixth-Order Orientation Tensor for Short-Fiber Suspensions. D.A. Jack and D.E. Smith, Journal of Rheology 49(5):1091-1115,2005.
  • Assessing the Use of Tensor Closure Methods with Orientation Distribution Reconstruction Functions. D.A. Jack and D.E. Smith. Journal of Composite Materials 38:1851-1872, 2004.
Peer-Reviewed Proceedings
  • Using Flexural Modulus Predictions to Evaluate the Accuracy of Existing Fiber Diffusion Models Predicting the Fiber Orientation in Fiber-Filled Thermoplastics. B. Lewis* and D.A. Jack. Article under review at, SPE ANTEC'2013, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 2013.
  • Manufacturing Induced Curvature of Carbon Fiber Laminates: Experimental Observation and Model Validation. S. Stair*, R.W. Mailen, T. Vo and D.A. Jack. Article under review at, SPE ANTEC'2013, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 2013.
  • An Investigation of the Effects of Bound Selection on the Numerical Formulation of Kinetic Parameters. R.W. Mailen and D.A. Jack*. Article under review at, SPE ANTEC'2013, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 2013.
  • Determining the Curvature of Un-Balanced Carbon Fiber Composites as a Function of the Curing Thermal Profile.  S. Stair* and D.A. Jack. Article under review at, ASME - Early Career Technical Conference, Tulsa Oklahoma, April 2013.
  • Calculating Stress Distributions for Tie-Backs in Oil Field Wells.  M. Benge* and D.A. Jack. Article under review at, ASME - Early Career Technical Conference, Tulsa Oklahoma, April 2013.
  • Determining Realistic Assumptions and Initials Conditions for Fiber Orientation Diffusion Models of Fiber-Filled Thermoplastics.  B. Lewis* and D.A. Jack. Article under review at, ASME - Early Career Technical Conference, Tulsa Oklahoma, April 2013.
  • Comparison of Diffusion Models for Fiber-Fiber Interactions within Fiber-Filled Thermoplastics Using Bulk Mechanical Stiffness Results. B. Lewis* and D.A. Jack. Proceedings of the Society of Rheology's 84th Annual Meeting, Pasadena, CA, February, 2013, podium presentation only.
  • Laminate Stiffness and Curvature for Laminated Carbon Fiber Composites, Experimental Observation and Model Validation. T. Vo, R. Mailen, and D.A. Jack. Proceedings of the SPE's Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition (ACCE), Troy, Michigan, September 2012.
  • Discontinuous Long-Fiber Reinforced Composite Processing and Final Part Stiffness Predictions. C. Zhang and and D.A. Jack. Proceedings of the SPE's Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition (ACCE), Troy, Michigan, September 2012.
  • Identification and Quantification of Residual Strains During Curing of Carbon Fiber Epoxy Laminates. R. Mailen, D.A. Jack and L. Wright. Paper accepted for publication, Proceedings of ASME IMECE'12, Houston, Texas, 2012.
  • Structural Predictions of Part Performance for Laminated Composites. T. Vo* and D.A. Jack. Early Career Technical Conference, Baton Rogue, Louisiana, March 2012.
  • Investigation of Residual Strain Development During Cure of Carbon Fiber/Epoxy Laminates. R. Mailen*, D.A. Jack, and L. Wright. Early Career Technical Conference, Baton Rogue, Louisiana, March 2012.
  • CNT Thin Film Network Failure Due to Concentrated Current Loadings. D.A. Jack*. Proceedings of ASME IMECE'11, Denver, Colorado, November, 2011.
  • Rheological Study on Multiple Fiber Suspensions for Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials Processing. D. Zhang*, D.E. Smith, and D.A. Jack. Proceedings of ASME IMECE'11, Denver, Colorado, November, 2011.
  • Parametric Study of Nanostructure Variations on the Macroscopic Thermal and Electrical Behavior of Neat CNT Thin Film Networks. N. Ashtekar* and D.A. Jack. Proceedings of ASME IMECE'11, Denver, Colorado, November, 2011, Abstract accepted, publication in preparation.
  • Investigation of Thermal and Electrical Behavior of a Neat CNT Thin Film Networks Using 3D Computational Model. N. Ashtekar* and D.A. Jack. Early Career Technical Conference, Fayetteville, Arkansas, March 2011.
  • NDT for Composites and Laminated Structure Property Predictions. T. Vo* and D.A. Jack. Early Career Technical Conference, Fayetteville, Arkansas, March 2011.
  • Observed Deviations between Classical and Novel Mathematical Models for Predicting Fiber Orientation in Injection Molded Composites. B.A. Agboola* and D.A. Jack. Early Career Technical Conference, Fayetteville, Arkansas, March 2011.
  • Flexible Fiber Waviness as a Role in Fiber Motion Simulation and Material Property Prediction. C. Zhang* and D.A. Jack. Early Career Technical Conference, Fayetteville, Arkansas, March 2011.
  • Modeling of Flexible Fiber Motion and Orientation in Simple Shear Flow: A Comparison between Rod-Chain Model and Jeffery's Equation. C. Zhang* and D.A. Jack. Proceedings of ASME IMECE'10, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November,2010.
  • Investigation of the Effectiveness and Efficiency of the Exact Closures: Comparison with Industrial Closures and Spherical Harmonic Solutions. B. Agboola*, D.A. Jack and S. Montgomery-Smith. Proceedings of ASME IMECE'10, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November, 2010.
  • Numerical Evaluation of Single Fiber Motion for Short Fiber Composites Materials Processing. D. Zhang*, D.E. Smith, D.A. Jack and S. Montgomery-Smith. Proceedings of ASME IMECE'10, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November, 2010.
  • Fast Solutions for the Fiber Orientation of Concentrated Suspensions of Short-Fiber Composites Using the Exact Closure Methods. S. Montgomery-Smith, D.A. Jack*, and D.E. Smith. Proceedings of ASME IMECE'10, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November, 2010.
  • Parametric Study of Thermal and Electrical Behavior of 3-D CNT Thin Film Networks. N. Ashtekar* and D.A. Jack. Proceedings of ASME IMECE'10, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November, 2010.
  • Fiber Orientation for Suspensions of Long Fibers: Comparison of Rigid and Flexible Models. C. Zhang* and D.A. Jack. Proceedings of the Society of Rheology's 82nd Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, October, 2010, podium presentation only.
  • Fiber Orientation and Stiffness Predictions for Thin Geometries Using the Fast Exact Closure. B. Agboola* and D.A. Jack. Proceedings of the Society of Rheology's 82nd Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, October, 2010, podium presentation only.
  • Modeling the Bulk Thermal and Electrical Conductivity Characteristics for Thin Film Carbon Nanomembranes. N. Ashtekar* and D.A. Jack. Early Career Technical Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma, March 2010.
  • Flexible Fiber Suspension Orientation Model Predictions: Comparison Between Rod-Chain Model and Classical Jeffery's Rigid Ellipsoid Model. C. Zhang* and D.A. Jack. Early Career Technical Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma, March 2010.
  • Comparison of Short-Fiber Orientation and Predicted Materials Properties from Closure Approximations and Spherical Harmonics. B. Agboola* and D.A. Jack. Early Career Technical Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma, March 2010, Received Best Presentation.
  • Stochastic Modeling of the Bulk Thermal Conductivity for Dense Carbon Nanotube Networks. N. Ashtekar* and D.A. Jack. Proceedings of ASME IMECE'09, Orlando, Florida, November, 2009.
  • Optimization of Lamp Positions in the UV Curing of 3-Dimensional Composite Components manufactured Using the RIDFT Process. O.A. Adewuyi, O.I. Okoli* and D.A. Jack. Proceedings of International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM-17, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, July 27-31, 2009.
  • Modeling Orientational Diffusion in Short Fiber Composite Processing Simulations. D.E. Smith*, S. Montgomery-Smith, D.A. Jack. National Science Foundation CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 2009.
  • Stochastic Modeling on Elastic Property Prediction of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites. C.-H. Tsai*, D.A. Jack, and C. Zhang. Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IERC 2009, Miami, FL, May 2009.
  • Statistical Planar Conductivity Modeling of Carbon Nanotube Network Buckypapers. D.A. Jack, R. Liang*, S. Li, J. Fielding, SAMPE'09, Baltimore, MD, May 2009.
  • Neural Network-Based Closure Approximation for Short-Fiber Suspension Simulations. D.E. Smith* and D.A. Jack. The Annual Mtg of the Polymer Processing Society, PPS 24, Salerno, Italy, June 2008.
  • Anisotropic Diffusion Model for Suspensions of Short-Fiber composite Processes. D.A. Jack*, S. Montgomery-Smith, and D.E. Smith. The XVth International Congress on Rheology, the Society of Rheology 80th Annual Meeting, Monterey, California, August, 2008.
  • Spherical Harmonic Solutions of Fiber Orientation Probability Distributions for Composite Processes. S. Montgomery-Smith*, D.A. Jack, and D.E. Smith. The XVth International Congress on Rheology, the Society of Rheology 80th Annual Meeting, Monterey, California, August, 2008.
  • Computing Elastic Material Properties of Short-Fiber Composites via Monte-Carlo Simulation. D.E. Smith* and D.A. Jack. National Science Foundation CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Knoxville, Tennessee, January 2008.
  • Selection of Training Data for a Neural-Network Based Closure for Modeling Short-Fiber Suspensions. D.E. Smith,* D.A. Jack. and B.K. Schache. National Science Foundation CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Knoxville, Tennessee, January 2008.
  • Computing Elastic Material Properties From Orientation Tensors. D.E. Smith* and D.A. Jack. National Science Foundation Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, July, 2006.
  • A Neural Network Based Closure for Modeling Short-Fiber Suspensions. D.E. Smith*, B.K. Schache, and D.A. Jack. National Science Foundation Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, July, 2006.
  • Statistical Predictions for Short-Fiber Material Property Behavior with the INV6 Closure. D.A. Jack* and D.E. Smith. SEM Annual Conference and Exposition, St. Louis, Missouri, June, 2006.
  • Mechanical Properties from the INV6 Closure for Short-Fiber Suspensions. D.A. Jack* and D.E. Smith. SPE ANTEC'2006, Charlotte, North Carolina, May, 2006.
  • A Statistical Method to Obtain Material Properties from the Orientation Distribution Function for Short-Fiber Polymer Composites. D.A. Jack* and D.E. Smith. Proceedings of ASME IMECE'05, Orlando, Florida, November, 2005.
  • Sixth-Order Fitted Closure Methods for Short-Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Systems. D.A. Jack and D.E. Smith*. The 45th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, California, April, 2004.
  • Investigating the Use of Sixth-Order Orientation Tensors in Polymer Composite Melt Flow Simulations. D.A. Jack* and D.E. Smith. NUMIFORM 2004, The 8th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes, Columbus, Ohio, June, 2004.
  • A Fitted Closure of the Sixth-Order Orientation Tensor for Short-Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Modeling. D.A. Jack* and D.E. Smith. FPCM-7, the 7th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials, Newark, Delaware, July, 2004.
  • Assessing the Use of Tensor Closure Methods with Orientation Distribution Reconstruction Functions. D.A. Jack* and D.E. Smith. Proceedings of ASME IMECE'03, Washington D.C., November, 2003.
  • Assessing the Use of Lower Order Tensors in Numerical Predictions of Flow-Induced Fiber Orientation. D.A. Jack* and D.E. Smith. SPE ANTEC'2003, Nashville, Tennessee, May, 2003.
* Presenting Author
Baylor University School of Engineering and Computer Science Department of Mechanical Engineering Sic'Em - Scientific Innovations in Composites and Engineering Materials