Faculty/Staff Profile

Guillermo Ramirez Rodriguez

Associate Professor

Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Prescott Hall (PRSC) 415
PO Box: 5015
(931) 372-3261
Theoretical and computational mechanics, mathematical formulation and corresponding computer implementation to describe the electro-mechanical behavior of solids under different types of environments.

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Educational Background:

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 1998

M.S., Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 1994

B.S., Civil Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 1985

Recent Publications:

Ramirez, G., “Frictionless Contact in a Layered Piezoelectric Medium Characterized by Complex Eigenvalues,” Journal of Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 15, No 5, 1287-1295, 2006.

Joseph, J., J. Peddieson and G. Ramirez, “Boundary Layer Analysis of Large Deflections of Rotationally Symmetric Membrane Caps,” AIAA Journal , Vol. 44, No 7, 1402-1410. 2006.

Ramirez, G. and K. Prakash, “magneto-electro-elastic laminated plates: Statics and Dynamics Modeling using Discrete-layer Finite Elements,” International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics (in review).

Ramirez,G. and G. Buchanan, “Free Vibrations of Homogeneous and Layered Piezoelectric Hollow Spheres,” International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 4, 443-458, 2004.

Ramirez, G. and P. Heyliger, “Frictionless Contact in a Layered Piezoelectric Half-Space,” Journal of Smart Materials and Structures, 12, 612-625, 2003.

Buchanan, G. and G. Ramirez, “A note on the Vibration of Transversely Isotropic Solid Spheres,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, 254 (3), 724-732, 2002.

Buchanan, G., J. Peddieson, G. Ramirez, and S. Idem, “Solid-State Friction Stir Welding,” NCAM-NASA quarterly report.

Buchanan, G. and G. Ramirez, “Comment on paper “Free Vibration Analysis of Laminated Piezoceramic Hollow Spheres,” Letters to the Editor, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 110(2), 1188-1189, 2001.

Helyliger, P and G. Ramirez, “Free Vibration of Laminated Circular Piezoelectric Plates and Discs,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, 229(4), 935-956, 2000.

Ramirez, G. and P. Heyliger, “Frictionless Contact in a Layered Piezoelectric Half-Space with Complex Eigenvalues,” Proceedings 20 th Iberian Latin-American Congress on Computational Methods in Engineering, November-1999, Brazil.

G. Ramirez and P. Heyliger, “Contact Problems in Layered Piezoelectric Half-Planes,” presented in The International Conference on Computational Engineering science, Atlanta, October 1998.

Heyliger, P. and G. Ramirez, “A Local/Global Matrix Formulation for Laminated Piezoelectric Media,” Mechanics Research Communications, Vol. 25, 701-708, 1998.

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