Ultra-Composites: designing stochastic composites with large microstructural variability


  • Catalin R. Picu
  • Vineet Negi
  • Jacob Merson


stochastic composites, homogenization, particulate composites


Regular composite materials are made from a small number of constituent phases, usually two, which are arranged spatially such to maximize the stiffness and strength of the material. In this article, we review results related to defining a new class of stochastic composite materials with large microstructural variability both in terms of the composition and spatial distribution of constituents. Further, new data on Green functions in stochastic continua is presented. 


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