Larry Peel, Ph.D., P.E., Professor & Department Chair
Ph.D., Brigham Young University Provo, Utah.
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia
B.S., Utah State University Logan, Utah
A.S., Snow College Ephraim, Utah
Morphing Wing Project
Aerospace Structures (X-34 fuel tank & wing)
Composites Design and Analysis
Auxetic / Extreme Poisson's Ratio Materials using Flexible Composites
Rubber Muscle Actuators (AFRL)
Peel, L.D., Baur, J., Foster. D., Phillips, D., “The Effect of Geometry and Scale on the Performance of Elastomer Composite Actuators,” J. of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, in review by AFRL before submission.
Peel, L., Meija, J., Narvaez, B., Thompson, K., Lingala, M., “Development of a Simple Morphing Wing using Elastomeric Composites as Skins and Actuators,” J. Mech. Des., Vol. 131, Issue 9, doi:10.1115/1.3159043, Sep. 2009.
Silva, C., Coughlin, S., Marotta, E., Schuller, M., Peel, L., O'Neill, M., “In-Plane Thermal Conductivity in Thin Carbon Fiber Composites,” AIAA Journal of Thermo-Physics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 21, No. 3, July-Sep. 2007.
Peel, L.D., “Exploration of High and Negative Poisson’s Ratio Elastomer-Matrix Laminates,” J. Physica Status Solidi (b) 244, No. 3, 988–1003, Jan. 2007.
Peel, L.D., Jensen, D.W., "The Response of Fiber Reinforced Elastomers under Simple Tension," Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 34, 2000.
The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
MSC 191 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: (361) 593-2003
fax: (361) 593-4026
Personal Website: http://users.tamuk.edu/kfldp00/MEIE_Peel_website/index_personal.htm
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