### Tamara Olson's Preprints and Abstracts

In preparation:
The effective strength of rigid/plastic composites:
a comparison of piecewise-linear and power-law approximations
(slides from the talk I gave in Halifax)

The mesostructure-properties
linkage in polycrystals,
Progress in Materials Science , vol. 43, no. 1, 1999
(with B.L. Adams)

Bounding the effective yield behavior
of mixtures,
Mathematics of Multiscale Materials
(IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its
Applications, vol.99), chapter 13 (pp. 219-228), Springer-Verlag, 1998

Bounding elastic constants of an orthotropic
polycrystal using measurements of the microstructure,
J. Mech. Phys. Solids
, 44(9): pp.1543-1563, 1996,
(with M.J. Beran, T.A. Mason, and B.L. Adams)

Grain boundary structure effects on
intergranular stress corrosion cracking of alloy X-750,
Acta Metallurgica et Materialia
, 44(12): pp. 4685-4695, 1996,
(with Y. Pan, B.L. Adams, and N. Panayotou)

Applications of orientation imaging analysis
to microstructural control of intergranular stress corrosion cracking,
Canadian Metallurgical
Quarterly34(3), July 1995, pp.147-154
(with Yu Pan and B.L. Adams)

Improvements on Taylor's upper bound for
rigid-plastic composites,
Materials Science and
Engineering A175, Feb. 28, 1994, pp. 15-20

Effective yield behavior for mixtures
of elastic/plastic materials,
Proc. First Int'l
Conference on Composites and Engineering, New Orleans, 1994,
pp. 377-378

Effective moduli of granular
and layered composites with piezoelectric constituents,
Mathematics in Smart Structures,
Proceedings of the SPIE conference on smart structures and materials
vol. 1919, 1993, pp. 214-223
(with M. Avellaneda)

Bounds on elastic properties involving
two-point statistics: the question of equiaxiality in polycrystals

Improved bounds on the effective
yield surface of inhomogeneous rigid/plastic materials

trolson@mtu.edu