Publications


Journal Papers

Coppe, A., Pais, M., Haftka, R.T., Kim, N.H. "Using simple crack growth model in predictingremaining useful life," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 49, No. 6, pp. 1965-1973, 2012.

Pais, M., Viana, F.A.C., Kim, N.H., "Enabling high-order integration of fatigue crack growth withsurrogate model," International Journal of Fatigue, Vol. 43, pp. 150-159, 2012.

Pais, M., Yeralan, S., Davis, T., Kim, N.H. "An exact reanalysis algorithm using incremental Choleskyfactorization and its application to crack growth modeling," International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 91, No. 12, pp. 1358-1364, 2012.


Conference Papers

Coppe, A., Pais, M., Kim, N.H. (2011) "Identification of equivalent damage growth parameters for variable amplitude loading," Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society 2011, Montreal, Quebec. (PDF)

Coppe, A., Pais, M., Haftka, R.T., Kim, N.H. (2011) "Equivalent damage growth parameters using a simplified model," ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Washington DC. (PDF)

Pais, M., Viana, F.A.C., Kim, N.H. (2011) "High-order integration of fatigue crack growth using surrogate model," 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Denver, Colorado. (PDF) (PPT)

Freiling, T., Neth, J.A., Pais, M., Gonzales, J.F., Pinhero, P.J. (2011) "Modeling of bismuth embrittlement of a copper substrate," 2011 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting and Exhibit, San Francisco, California.

Pais, M., Viana, F.A.C., Kim, N.H. (2011) "Surrogate models for high-order integration of fatigue crack growth models," 2011 Graduate Student Council Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Gainesville, Florida. (Abstract) (PPT)

Coppe, A., Pais, M., Kim, N.H., Haftka, R.T. (2010) "Identification of equivalent damage growth parameters for general crack geometry," Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management Society 2010, Portland, Oregon. (PDF)

Pais, M., Kim, N.H., Davis, T. (2010) "Reanalysis of the extended finite element method for crack initiation and propagation," 51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Orlando, Florida. (PDF) (PPT)

Pais, M., Kim, N.H., Peters, J. (2009) "Discussions on modeling weak discontinuities independent of the finite element mesh," 10th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Columbus, Ohio. (Abstract) (PPT) (Poster)

Pais, M., Kim, N.H. (2009). "Modeling failure in composite materials with the extended finite element and level set method," 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, California. (PDF) (PPT)

Ph.D. Dissertation

Pais, M. (2011) "Variable Amplitude Fatigue Analysis Using Surrogate Models and Exact XFEM Reanalysis," University of Florida. (PDF) (PPT)

Presentations

Pais, M. (2010) "Introduction to the Extended Finite Element Method (XFEM)," prepared for Energy Resource Recovery and Management, Idaho National Laboratory. (PPT)

Undergraduate Honors Thesis

Pais, M. (2007) "Hydroxyapatite Reinforced Dental Composites," University of Missouri.