Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Slaughter, William S
Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
Slaughter, William S
Faculty
Associate Professor
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Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences, Harvard University, 1991

M.S. in Engineering Sciences, Harvard University, 1989

Sc.B. in Mechanical Engineering, Brown University, 1987

Characterization and Prediction of Nano-scale and Micro-scale Phenomena in the Deformation of Materials

Life Prediction of Turbine Blades for Next-Generation Land-Based Power Generation Turbines

Modeling Fatigue, Failure, and Viscoelasticity in Soft Collagenous Biomaterials

Modeling the Evolution of Microstructure During the Densification of Powdered Materials

Prediction of Material Removal Rates and Material Damage for Control of Non-traditional Machining Processes

Slaughter, W.S., Karaivanov, V.G., and Siw, S., 2011, "Compressive creep testing of thermal barrier coated nickel-based superalloys," Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power-Transactions of the ASME, vol.9, no.Art. #091301.

Slaughter, W.S., and De, V.i.t.a., 2007, "A constitutive law for the failure behavior of medial collateral ligaments," Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, vol.6, pp. 189-197.

Slaughter, W.S., and De, V.i.t.a., 2006, "A structural constitutive model for the strain rate-dependent behavior of anterior cruciate ligaments," Int. J. Solids Structures, vol.43, pp. 1561-1570.

Slaughter, W.S., Krishnan, K., McAfee, R.J., and Nettleship, I., 2006, "A representative volume element for the densification of powders," J. Am. Cer. Soc, vol.89, pp. 2311-2313.

Slaughter, W.S., Mo, C., Wright, R., and Clark, W.W., 2006, "Behaviour of a unimorph circular piezoelectric actuator," Smart Mater. Structures, vol.15, pp. 1094-1102.

Slaughter, W.S., Ning, X.G., and Lovell, M.R., 2006, "Asymptotic solutions for axisymmetric contact of a thin, transversely isotropic elastic layer," Wear, vol.260, pp. 693-698.

Slaughter, W.S., Zhou, G.W., and Yang, J.C., 2005, "Terraced hollow oxide pyramids," Phys. Rev. Letters, vol.94, p. 246101.

Slaughter, W.S., Ennis, B.M., Madan, A., Barnett, S.A., and Mao, S.X., 2003, "Super hardening and deformability in epitaxially grown W/NbN nanolayers under shallow and deep nanoindentations," J. Appl. Phys, vol.94, pp. 6892-6898.

Slaughter, W.S., Nettleship, I., and Patterson, B.R., 2003, "Evolution of average microstructural properties in the final stage sintering of alumina," J. Am. Cer. Soc, vol.86, pp. 252-256.

Slaughter, W.S., Ning, X.G., and Lovell, M.R., 2003, "Two-dimensional anisotropic contact behavior of unidirectional FRP composites," J. Tribol, vol.125, pp. 457-461.

Slaughter, W.S., Zhao, M.H., Li, M., and Mao, S.X., 2003, "Material-length-scale-controlled nanoindentation size effects due to strain-gradient plasticity," Acta Mater, vol.51, pp. 4461-4469.

Sun, W., Sacks, M.S., Sellaro, T.L., Scott, M.J., and Slaughter, W.S., 2003, "Biaxial mechanical response of bioprosthetic heart valve biomaterials in high in-plane shear," J. Biomech. Eng, vol.125, pp. 372-380.

Slaughter, W.S., 2002, "The Linearized Theory of Elasticity," BirkhÀuser Boston, Cambridge, MA.

Slaughter, W.S., Duan, D.M., Wu, N.Q., Zhao, M., and Mao, S.X., 2002, "). Effect of strain gradients and heterogeneity on flow strength of particle reinforced metal-matrix composites," J. Engrng. Mater. Technol, vol.124, pp. 167-173.

Slaughter, W.S., Li, Q., and Lovell, M.R., 2002, "Experimental investigation of internal defects in the cross wedge rolling process," Society of Manufacturing Engineers, NAMRC XXX, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Slaughter, W.S., Li, Q., Lovell, M.R., and Tagavi, K., 2002, "Investigation of the morphology of internal defects in cross wedge rolling," J. Mater. Processing Technol, vol.125, pp. 248-257.

Slaughter, W.S., Nettleship, I., and MacAfee, R., 2002, "The evolution of grain size distribution during sintering at 1350ÂșC," J. Am. Ceramic Soc, vol.85, pp. 1954-1960.

2001, "Length scale effect on mechanical behavior due to strain gradient plasticity," Materials Science and Engineering, no.A303, pp. 241-249.

2001, "Modeling fatigue damage in chemically treated soft tissues," Key Engineering Materials, vol.199, pp. 255-260.

Slaughter, W.S., and Nettleship, I., 1998, "Dimensionless parameters for microstructural pathways in sintering," J. Am. Ceramic Soc, vol.81, pp. 700-704.

Slaughter, W.S., and Fan, J., 1997, "High strain rate compression of fiber composites," J. Mech. Phys. Solids, vol.45, pp. 731-751.

Slaughter, W.S., and Smith, A.E., 1997, "Neural Network Modeling of Abrasive Flow Machining," . NIST ATP Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Technology Public Workshop (NISTIR 6079).

Slaughter, W.S., Nettleship, I., Lehigh, M.D., and Tong, P.P., 1997, "A quantitative analysis of the effect of geometric assumptions in sintering models," Acta Mater, vol.45, pp. 5077-5086.

Slaughter, W.S., Nettleship, I., Schmidt, S.A., and Lehigh, M.D., 1997, "Dimensionless microstructural parameters for the analysis of sintering microstructures," Proceedings of the International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials, APMI International.

Slaughter, W.S., Fan, J., and Fleck, N.A., 1996, "Dynamic compressive failure of fiber composites," J. Mech. Phys. Solids, vol.44, pp. 1876-1890.

Slaughter, W.S., Clark, A.R., Archenhold, G., Davidson, N.C., and Fleck, N.A., 1995, "Determining the power spectral density of the waviness of unidirectional glass fibres in polymer composites," Appl. Comp. Mater, vol.2, pp. 233-243.

Slaughter, W.S., and Fleck, N.A., 1994, "Microbuckling of fiber composites with random initial fiber waviness," J. Mech. Phys. Solids, vol.42, pp. 1743-1766.

Slaughter, W.S., 1993, "A self-consistent model for multi-fiber crack bridging," Int. J. Solids Structures, vol.30, pp. 385-398.

Slaughter, W.S., and Fleck, N.A., 1993, "Compressive fatigue of fiber composites," J. Mech. Phys. Solids, vol.41, pp. 1265-1284.

Slaughter, W.S., and Fleck, N.A., 1993, "Microbuckling of fiber composites," Proc. of the First ASME/ASCE/SES Jnt. Mech. Conf. - Mechanics of Thick Composites, pp. 67-80, Charlottesville, VA.

Slaughter, W.S., and Fleck, N.A., 1993, "Viscoelastic microbuckling of fiber composites," J. Appl. Mech, vol.60, pp. 802-806.

Slaughter, W.S., Fleck, N.A., and Budiansky, B., 1993, "Compressive failure of fiber composites: the roles of multi-axial loading and creep," J. Engin. Mater. Tech, vol.115, pp. 308-313.

Slaughter, W.S., and Sanders, J.L., 1991, "A model for load-transfer from an embedded fiber to an elastic matrix," Int. J. Solids Structures, vol.28, pp. 1041-1052.

Slaughter, W.S., Suresh, S., Ewart, L., Maden, M., and Nguyen, M., 1987, "Fracture toughness measurements in ceramics; pre-cracking in cyclic compression," J. Mater. Sci, vol.22, pp. 1271-1276.

Slaughter, W.S., 1992, "Compressive Failure of Fiber Composites: the Roles of Multiaxial Loading and Creep," American Society of Mechanical Engineers' 113th Winter Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Slaughter, W.S., 1993, "Viscoelastic Microbuckling of Fiber Composites," American Society of Mechanical Engineers' 114th Winter Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Slaughter, W.S., 1994, "Compressive Failure Due to Random Fiber Waviness," Gordon Research Conference on Composites, Ventura, Ca.

Slaughter, W.S., 1994, "Modeling Random Fiber Waviness in Microbuckling of Composites," Materials Research Society '94 Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

Slaughter, W.S., 1995, "Dynamic Compressive Failure of Fiber Composites," Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Slaughter, W.S., 1997, "Neural Network Modeling of Abrasive Flow Machining," National Institute of Standards and Technology, Advanced Technology Program, Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Technology Public Workshop, Ann Arbor, MI.

Slaughter, W.S., 1998, "High Strain Rate Compression of Fiber Composites," Society of Engineering Science's 35th Annual Technical Meeting, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Slaughter, W.S., and Nettleship, I., 1998, "Stereological Tools for the Study of Ceramics Processing," American Ceramic Society's 100th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Cincinnati, OH.

Slaughter, W.S., and Nettleship, I., 1998, "The Effect of Powder Processing on the Geometry of Sintering Microstructures," American Ceramic Society's 100th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Cincinnati, OH.

Slaughter, W.S., and Nettleship, I., 1998, "Towards Representative Geometries for Micromechanical Models of Solid State Sintering," American Ceramic Society's 100th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Cincinnati, OH.

Slaughter, W.S., and Nettleship, I., 2001, "Creep of Porous Alumina," American Ceramic Society's Annual Meeting and Exposition, Cocoa Beach, FL.

Slaughter, W.S., and Nettleship, I., 2001, "Effect of Pore Size Distribution on Densification," American Ceramic Society's Annual Meeting and Exposition, Cocoa Beach, FL.

Slaughter, W.S., and Sacks, M., 2000, "Modeling Fatigue Damage in Chemically Treated Soft Tissues," American Society of Mechanical Engineers' Winter Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.