Richard M. Christensen
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Christensen, R. M., 2007, “A Comprehensive Theory of Yielding and Failure for Isotropic Materials”,  J. Engr. Mater. and Technol., 129, 173-181.
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Christensen, R. M., 2006, “A Comparative Evaluation of Three Isotropic, Two Property Failure Theories”,  J. Appl. Mech., 73, 852-859.
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Christensen, R. M., 2006, “Yield Functions and Plastic Potentials for BCC Metals and Possibly Other Materials”,  J. Mech. of Mats. and Structs., 1, 195-212.
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Christensen, R. M., 2005, “Exploration of Ductile, Brittle Failure Characteristics Through a Two Parameter Yield/Failure Criterion”, Mater. Sci. and Eng., A394,  417-424.
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Christensen, R. M., 2004, “A Two Property Yield, Failure (Fracture) Criterion for Homogeneous, Isotropic Materials”, J. Engr. Mater. and Technol., 126, 45-52.
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