Section headings and selected papers: Preface. Keynote Papers. Dynamic
analysis of shear flow of granular materials (A.J.M. Spencer). 3-D simulation of curved
dislocations: discretization and long range interactions (H.M. Zbib et al.).
Constitutive modeling of cyclic plasticity with emphasis on ratchetting (N. Ohno). Plastic
inversion and nosing of metal tubes used as impact energy absorbers (S.R. Reid, J.J.
Harrigan). The speed of propagation of an adiabatic shear band in thermoviscoplastic
materials (R.C. Batra). Constitutive modeling of plastic flow accounting for micro-shear
banding (R.B. Pecherski). A chain-network model simulating macro mechanical behavior
and micro damage evolution of in situ reinforced ceramics (N. Liang et
al.). Transformation induced plasticity revised: an updated formulation (F.D. Fischer,
K. Tanaka). Finite element analysis of workability of some bulk forming processes (A.S.
Wifi et al.). Constitutive Modeling. Inelastic constitutive model
considering viscosity and ageing (K. Kaneko et al.). Correspondence between
strain path and stress path in plastic deformation (H. Moritoki, E. Okuyama). Unified
approach to constitutive modeling: plasticity and creep (H. Ishikawa, K. Sasaki). Evaluation
of constitutive model on thermal ratchetting experiments (P. Geyer et al.).
Microscopic deformation behavior of polycrystalline metals during cyclic plastic deformation
(I. Shimizu et al.). Damage and Fracture. Modeling of irradiation
embrittlement of elastic-plastic materials based on damage mechanics (M. Jincho et
al.). Studies on low-cycle fatigue strength and fatigue crack propagation rate for