Kevin L. Koudela

    • 396 Citations
    • 10 h-Index
    1993 …2019
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    Research Output 1993 2019

    2019
    1 Citation (Scopus)
    Carbon fibers
    Polymers
    Fabrication
    Uncertainty
    carbon fiber
    Lubrication
    Gears
    Composite materials
    Reinforcement
    Carbon fibers
    2017

    Processing characteristics of out-of-autoclave pre-impregnated discotex™ composites

    Patten, C. H., Dillon, G. P. & Koudela, K. L., Jan 1 2017, p. 101-118. 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Autoclaves
    Composite materials
    Processing
    Diaphragms
    Carbon fibers
    2016
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Compression behavior of ultra-high modulus carbon/epoxy composites using ASTM D6641 and SACMA SRM 1R-94

    Charles Glath, M., Koudela, K. L. & Strauch, E., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Composite Materials. 50, 5, p. 701-712 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Laminates
    Compaction
    Carbon
    Composite materials
    Crushing
    2014

    Coupled pitch links for multiharmonic isolation using fluidic circuits

    Scarborough, L. H., Rahn, C. D., Smith, E. & Koudela, K. L., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of the American Helicopter Society. 59, 4, 042005.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fluidics
    Fluidic devices
    Networks (circuits)
    Analytical models
    Aerodynamics
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Impedance tailored fluidic pitch links for passive hub vibration control and improved rotor efficiency

    Scarborough, L. H., Rahn, C. D., Smith, E., Koudela, K. L. & Jolly, M. R., 2014, American Helicopter Society International - 5th Decennial AHS Aeromechanics Specialists' Conference 2014: Current Challenges and Future Directions in Rotorcraft Aeromechanics. American Helicopter Society International, p. 273-281 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Fluidics
    Vibration control
    Rotors
    Analytical models
    Aircraft
    2013
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Compression behavior of ultra high-modulus carbon/epoxy composites

    Glath, M. C., Koudela, K. L. & Strauch, E. C., Dec 1 2013, 28th Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2013, ASC 2013. p. 796-814 19 p. (28th Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2013, ASC 2013; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Compaction
    Carbon
    Composite materials
    Bolts
    Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Inspectability of interfaces between composite and metallic layers using ultrasonic interface waves

    Gardner, M. D., Rose, J. L., Koudela, K. L. & Moose, C. A., Jun 19 2013, In : Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics. 19, 030105.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    ultrasonics
    composite materials
    half spaces
    S waves
    elastic properties
    2012
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Coupled pitch links for multi-harmonic isolation using fluidic circuits

    Scarborough, L. H., Rahn, C. D., Smith, E. & Koudela, K. L., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2012. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 819-827 9 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 1, no. PARTS A AND B).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Fluidic devices
    Fluidics
    Isolation
    Harmonic
    Networks (circuits)
    2011

    Three-dimensional cohesive element formulation for delamination modeling

    Matthews, P. J. & Koudela, K. L., Aug 30 2011, 2011 SAMPE Spring Technical Conference and Exhibition - State of the Industry: Advanced Materials, Applications, and Processing Technology.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Delamination
    ABAQUS
    Laminates
    Finite element method
    Composite materials
    2010

    Testing and analysis of Stretch Broken Carbon Fiber (SBCF) stiffened panels subjected to in-plane shear loading

    Dreese, D. F., Dillon, G. P., Wess, D. B., Koudela, K. L., Rachau, C. L., Stiver, D. H. & Nadel, A., 2010, 2010 SAMPE Fall Technical Conference and Exhibition.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Carbon fibers
    Testing
    Aircraft
    Aerospace applications
    Geometry
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    Tire-soil modeling using finite element analysis and Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics techniques

    Lescoe, R., El-Gindy, M., Koudela, K. L., Öijer, F., Trivedi, M. & Johansson, I., Dec 1 2010, ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE2010. p. 3-18 16 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 4).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Tire
    Finite Element Modeling
    Tires
    Soil
    Hydrodynamics
    2009

    Composite delamination analysis using finite element methods

    Matthews, P. J., Koudela, K. L. & Bakis, C. E., Dec 1 2009, SAMPE '09 Spring Symposium Conference Proceedings: Changing Times. New Opportunities. Are You Prepared?. Vol. 54.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Delamination
    Crack closure
    Finite element method
    Composite materials
    ABAQUS
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Development of a Rigid Ring Quarter-Vehicle Model with an advanced Road Profile algorithm for durability and ride comfort predictions

    Ii, J. A., El-Gindy, M. & Koudela, K. L., 2009, 2008 Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC 2008. Vol. 5. p. 583-590 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Durability
    Tires
    Finite element method
    MATLAB
    2008

    A computational investigation of impact into multi-plies of plain-woven fabric

    Grujicic, M., Bell, W. C., He, T., Arakere, G., Cheeseman, B. A., Koudela, K. L. & Tarter, J. F., Dec 1 2008, SAMPE Fall Technical Conference and Exhibition - Multifunctional Materials: Working Smarter Together, SAMPE '08.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Yarn
    Projectiles
    Armor
    Subroutines
    Friction
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    A test fixture for fully reversed axial fatigue characterization of composites

    Strauch, E. C., Rachau, C. L. & Koudela, K. L., Jul 1 2008, In : Journal of Testing and Evaluation. 36, 4, p. 406-411 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fatigue testing
    Fatigue of materials
    Polymer matrix composites
    Composite materials
    Laminates
    35 Citations (Scopus)

    Ballistic-protection performance of carbon-nanotube-doped poly-vinyl-ester-epoxy matrix composite armor reinforced with E-glass fiber mats

    Grujicic, M., Bell, W. C., Thompson, L. L., Koudela, K. L. & Cheeseman, B. A., Apr 25 2008, In : Materials Science and Engineering A. 479, 1-2, p. 10-22 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    epoxy matrix composites
    E glass
    armor
    Carbon Nanotubes
    Armor
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Development of a Rigid Ring Quarter-Vehicle Model with an advanced road profile algorithm for durability and ride comfort predictions

    Allen, J., El-Gindy, M. & Koudela, K. L., 2008, ASME 2008 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE2008. Vol. 5. p. 583-590 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Ride Comfort
    Durability
    Ring
    Prediction
    Tire

    Fatigue modeling of marine composites

    Strauch, E. C. & Koudela, K. L., Dec 1 2008, SAMPE Fall Technical Conference and Exhibition - Multifunctional Materials: Working Smarter Together, SAMPE '08. (International SAMPE Technical Conference).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Fatigue of materials
    Composite materials
    Autoclaves
    Epoxy Resins
    Ocean structures
    19 Citations (Scopus)
    Carbon Nanotubes
    Armor
    Ballistics
    Carbon nanotubes
    Esters
    2007
    51 Citations (Scopus)

    Ballistic performance of alumina/S-2 glass-reinforced polymer-matrix composite hybrid lightweight armor against armor piercing (ap) and non-AP projectiles

    Grujicic, M., Pandurangan, B., Zecevic, U., Koudela, K. L. & Cheeseman, B. A., Jun 1 2007, In : Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures. 3, 3, p. 287-312 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polymer Matrix Composites
    Polymer matrix composites
    Piercing
    Alumina
    Projectile
    36 Citations (Scopus)

    Ballistic-performance optimization of a hybrid carbon-nanotube/E-glass reinforced poly-vinyl-ester-epoxy-matrix composite armor

    Grujicic, M., Pandurangan, B., Angstadt, D. C., Koudela, K. L. & Cheeseman, B. A., Jul 1 2007, In : Journal of Materials Science. 42, 14, p. 5347-5359 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    epoxy matrix composites
    E glass
    armor
    Carbon Nanotubes
    Armor
    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Micro-mechanics based derivation of the materials constitutive relations for carbon-nanotube reinforced poly-vinyl-ester-epoxy based composites

    Grujicic, M., Angstadt, D. C., Sun, Y. P. & Koudela, K. L., Jun 1 2007, In : Journal of Materials Science. 42, 12, p. 4609-4623 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    micromechanics
    Carbon Nanotubes
    Micromechanics
    reinforcement
    esters
    82 Citations (Scopus)

    The effect of covalent functionalization of carbon nanotube reinforcements on the atomic-level mechanical properties of poly-vinyl-ester-epoxy

    Grujicic, M., Sun, Y. P. & Koudela, K. L., Jan 15 2007, In : Applied Surface Science. 253, 6, p. 3009-3021 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Carbon Nanotubes
    reinforcement
    esters
    Carbon nanotubes
    Esters
    2006
    76 Citations (Scopus)

    A computational analysis of the ballistic performance of light-weight hybrid composite armors

    Grujicic, M., Pandurangan, B., Koudela, K. L. & Cheeseman, B. A., Nov 15 2006, In : Applied Surface Science. 253, 2, p. 730-745 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Armor
    Ballistics
    Laminates
    Composite materials
    Fibers
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Composite marine impellers: Manufacturing technology development (HIP and RTM processing)

    Van Dine, P., Hall, J., Koudela, K. L. & Dillon, G. P., Jul 2006, In : SAMPE Journal. 42, 4, p. 33-43 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Resin transfer molding
    Impellers
    Hot isostatic pressing
    Composite materials
    Processing
    2005

    Manufacturing technology development for composite marine impellers

    Van Dine, P., Hall, J., Koudela, K. L. & Dillon, G. P., 2005, In : International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings). 50, p. 1359-1373 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Impellers
    Composite materials
    Precision casting
    Powder metals
    Boats
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Numerical simulation and validation of distributed impact events

    O'Daniel, J. L., Koudela, K. L. & Krauthammer, T., Sep 1 2005, In : International Journal of Impact Engineering. 31, 8, p. 1013-1038 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Underwater explosions
    Computer simulation
    Composite materials
    Rubber
    Aluminum
    2004
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Characterization of qualified fire proof composites

    Van Dine, P. & Koudela, K. L., 2004, In : International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings). 49, p. 1271-1283 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fires
    Composite materials
    Smoke
    Toxicity
    Ocean structures

    Characterization of qualified fire proof composites

    Van Dine, P. & Koudela, K. L., 2004, SAMPE 2004. p. 1287-1299 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Fires
    Composite materials
    Smoke
    Toxicity
    Ocean structures
    2002
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    An UNDEX response validation methodology

    O'Daniel, J. L., Krauthammer, T., Koudela, K. L. & Strait, L. H., Oct 1 2002, In : International Journal of Impact Engineering. 27, 9, p. 919-937 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Underwater explosions
    Computer simulation
    Shock testing
    Naval vessels
    Impact testing
    2000

    Numerical simulations and precision impact testing for the development of an UNDEX response validation methodology

    O'Daniel, J., Krauthammer, T., Koudela, K. L. & Strait, L., Dec 1 2000, In : Structures and Materials. 8, p. 299-308 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Impact testing
    Computer simulation
    1999
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Influence of the mode mix of precracking on the delamination toughness of laminated composites

    Davidson, B. D. & Koudela, K. L., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 18, 15, p. 1408-1414 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Laminated composites
    Delamination
    Toughness
    Graphite
    Bending tests
    1997
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Static and fatigue interlaminar tensile characterization of laminated composites

    Koudela, K. L., Strait, L. H., Caiazzo, A. A. & Gipple, K. L., 1997, In : ASTM Special Technical Publication. 1285, p. 516-530 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Reels
    Laminated composites
    Fatigue of materials
    Laminates
    Fabrication
    1996
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Concurrently engineered active composite sandwich panels

    Koudela, K. L., Koopmann, G. H. & Chen, W., 1996, In : American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Noise Control and Acoustics Division (Publication) NCA. 22, 22, p. 275-280 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Acoustic waves
    Actuators
    actuators
    composite materials
    Composite materials

    Thermomechanical fatigue of polymer matrix composites

    Strait, L. H., Koudela, K. L., Karasek, M. L., Amateau, M. F. & Runt, J. P., 1996, In : ASTM Special Technical Publication. 1292, p. 39-66 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polymer matrix composites
    Thermal cycling
    Laminates
    Fatigue of materials
    Failure modes
    1995
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of mode I and mode II precracking on critical strain energy release rates

    Koudela, K. L., Strauch, E. C. & Strait, L. H., 1995, Recent Advances in Composite Materials. Meguid, S. A. (ed.). ASME, Vol. 56. p. 97-118 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Energy release rate
    Strain energy
    Cantilever beams
    Delamination
    Data reduction

    Novel joining method for smooth-bore composite pressure hulls

    Koudela, K. L., Sabo, J., Strait, L. H. & Karasek, M. L., Apr 1995, In : Journal of Composites Technology and Research. 17, 2, p. 134-144 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Joining
    Metals
    Composite materials
    Hydrostatic pressure
    Fabrication
    1993
    6 Citations (Scopus)
    Buckling
    Composite materials
    Hydrostatic pressure
    Structural design
    Shear deformation