Publications

Corresponding author is marked with “*” and each section is sorted based on the publication date. 

A.  Deformation and failure of metals and alloys (Zirconium, Titanium, Magnesium, and Nickel):
1. Tondro, A., Abdolvand, H.*, "On the effects of texture and microstructure on hydrogen transport towards notch tips: A CPFE study", International Journal of Plasticity, 2022, 152, 103234, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijplas.2022.103234
2. Aburakhia, A., Bonakdar, A., Molavi-Zarandi, M., Kelleher, J., Abdolvand, H.*, "Deformation mechanisms of additively manufactured Hastelloy-X: A neutron diffraction experiment and crystal plasticity finite element modeling", Materials & Design, 2022, 222, 111030. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2022.111030
3. Tondro, A., Bidyk, B., Ho, I., Abdolvand, H.*, "Modeling the interactions of hydrides", Materials Today Communications. 2022, 32, 103933, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2022.103933
4. Abdolvand, H.* "Development of microstructure-sensitive damage models for zirconium polycrystals", International Journal of Plasticity, 2022, Vol 149, 103156, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijplas.2021.103156 
5. Tondro, A., Abdolvand, H.*, "Quantifying hydrogen concentration in the vicinity of zirconium hydrides and deformation twins", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2021, 148,104287, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2020.104287
6. Louca, K*., Abdolvand, H.*, Mareau, C., Majkut, M., Wright, J., “Formation and annihilation of stressed deformation twins in magnesium”, Communications Materials, 2021, 2, 9, DOI: 10.1038/s43246-020-00105-y
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7. Sedaghat, O, Abdolvand, H.*, "A non-local crystal plasticity constitutive model for hexagonal close-packed polycrystals", International Journal of Plasticity, 2021, Vol 136, 102883, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijplas.2020.102883
8. Louca, K., Abdolvand, H.*, “Accurate determination of grain properties using three-dimensional synchrotron X-ray diffraction: A comparison with EBSD”, 2021, Materials characterization, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2020.110753
9. Abdolvand, H.*, Louca, K., Mareau, C., Majkut, M., Wright, J., “On the nucleation of deformation twins at the early stages of plasticity”, Acta Materialia, 2020, 196, 733-746, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2020.07.010
10.  Alawadi, A., Abdolvand, H*. " Measurment and modeling of micro residual stresses in zirconium crystals in three dimension", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2020, Vol 135, 103799, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2019.103799 . Click here to download
11. Wang, Q., Cochrane, C., Skippon, T., Wang, Z., Abdolvand, H., Daymond, M.*, "Orientation-dependent irradiation hardening in pure Zr studied by nanoindentation, electron microscopies, and crystal plasticity finite element modeling",International Journal of Plasticity, 2020, 124, 133-154. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijplas.2019.08.007 
12. abdolvand, H.*, "Progressive modelling and experimentation of hydrogen diffusion and precipitation in anisotropic polycrystals". International Journal of Plasticity, 2019, Vol 116, 39-61. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijplas.2018.12.005
13. Abdolvand, H.*, Wright, J., Wilkinson, A.J., “Strong Grain Neighbour Effects in Polycrystals”, Nature Communications, 2018, 9, 171, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-02213-9Open Access.
Data set: 3D-XRD and HR-EBSD measured data as well as CPFE results related to this article are available at DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1042139
14. Abdolvand, H.*, Wright, J., Wilkinson, A.J., “On the state of deformation in a polycrystalline material in three-dimension: elastic strains, lattice rotations, and deformation mechanisms”, International Journal of Plasticity, 2018, Vol 106, 145-163, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijplas.2018.03.006. Click here for full text.
15. Abdolvand, H.*, Sedaghat, O., Guo, Y. “Nucleation and growth of {1 1 -2 2} twins in titanium: Elastic energy and stress fields at the vicinity of twins”, Materialia, 2018, Vol. 2, Pages 58-62, DOI: 10.1016/j.mtla.2018.06.012
16. Zhang, Z.*, Lunt, D., Abdolvand, H., Wilkinson, A.J., Preuss, M., Dunne, F.P.E., “Quantitative investigation of micro slip and localization in polycrystalline materials under uniaxial tension”, International Journal of Plasticity, 2018, Vol. 108, Pages 88-106, DOI:10.1016/j.ijplas.2018.04.014
17. Guo, Y.*, Abdolvand, H., Britton, T. B., Wilkinson, A. J., "Growth of {1 1 -2 2} twins in titanium: A combined experimental and modelling investigation of the local state of deformation", Acta Materialia, 2017, Vol 126, 221-235, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2016.12.066Open Access.
18. Abdolvand, H.*, Wilkinson, A. J., “On the effects of Reorientation and Shear Transfer during Twin Formation: Comparison between High Resolution Backscatter Diffraction Experiments and a Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Model”, International Journal of Plasticity, 2016, Vol 84, Page 160-182, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijplas.2016.05.006. Open Access. 
Data set: HR-EBSD measured data related to this article are available at DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.53977

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Abdolvand, H.*, Wilkinson, A. J., “Assessment of Residual Stress Fields at Deformation Twin Tips and the Surrounding Environment”, Acta Materialia, February 2016, Vol 105, Page 219-231, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2015.11.036Open Access. 
Data set: HR-EBSD measured data related to this article are available at DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.34597
20. Abdolvand, H.*, Majkut, M., Oddershede, J., Wright, J., Daymond, M. R., “Study of 3-D Stress Development in Parent and Twin Pairs of a Hexagonal Close-Packed Polycrystal: Part I- In situ Three-Dimensional X-ray Diffraction Measurement”, Acta Materialia, July 2015, Vol 93, Page 246-255, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2015.04.020.
21. Abdolvand, H.*, Majkut, M., Oddershede, J., Wright, J., Daymond, M. R., “Study of 3-D Stress Development in Parent and Twin Pairs of a Hexagonal Close-Packed Polycrystal: Part II- Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Modeling”, Acta Materialia, July 2015, Vol 93, Page 235-245, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2015.04.025.
22. Abdolvand, H.*, Majkut, M., Oddershede, J., Schmidt, S., Lienert, U., Diak, B., Withers, P. J., Daymond, M. R., “On the Deformation Twinning of MgAZ31B: a Three-Dimensional X-ray Diffraction Experiment and Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Model”, International Journal of Plasticity, July 2015, Vol 70, Page 77-97, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijplas.2015.03.001.
23. Abdolvand, H.*, Daymond, M. R., “Multi-Scale Modeling and Experimental Study of Twin Inception and Propagation in Hexagonal Close-Packed Materials Using a Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Approach; Part I: Average Behavior”, Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2013, Vol 61 (3), Page 783-802, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmps.2012.10.013.
24. Abdolvand, H.*, Daymond, M. R., “Multi-Scale Modeling and Experimental Study of Twin Inception and Propagation in Hexagonal Close-Packed Materials Using a Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Approach; Part II: Local Behavior”, Journal of The Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2013, Vol 61 (3), Page 803-818, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmps.2012.10.017.
25. Abdolvand, H.*, Daymond, M. R., “Internal Strain and Texture Development during Twinning: Comparing Neutron Diffraction Measurements with Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Approaches”, Acta Materialia, 2012, Vol 60 (5), Page 2240-2248, DOI: 10.1016/j.actmat.2012.01.016.
26. Abdolvand, H., Daymond, M. R.*, Mareau, C., “Incorporation of Twinning into a Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Model: Evolution of Lattice Strains and Texture in Zircaloy-2” International Journal of Plasticity, 2011, Vol 27 (11), Page 1721-1738, DOI:10.1016/j.ijplas.2011.04.005.
B. Residual stress development and welding (Ferritic and martensitic stainless steel)
27. Shelar, P., Abdolvand, H., Butler, S., "On the behavuiour of zirconia-based dental materials: A review", Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials, 2021, 124, 104861, DOI:10.1016/j.jmbbm.2021.104861.
28. Elmesalamy, A. S*., Abdolvand, H., Walsh, J. N., Francis, J. A., Suder, W., Williams, S., Li, L., "Measurement and modelling of the residual stresses in autogenous and narrow gap laser welded AISI grade 316L stainless steel plates", International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 2016, Vol 147, Pages 64-78, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpvp.2016.09.007
29. O’Meara, N.*, Abdolvand, H., Francis, J. A., Smith, S. D., Withers, P. J., “Quantifying the Metallurgical Response of a Nuclear Steel to Welding Thermal Cycles”, Materials Science and Technology, 2016, Vol 32 (14), Pages: 1517-1532, DOI: 10.1080/02670836.2015.1132529.
30. Mark, A. F.*,  Moat, R., Forsey, A., Abdolvand, H., Withers, P. J., “A New Method for Quantifying Anisotropic Martensitic Transformation Strains Accumulated During Constrained Cooling”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 2014, Vol 611, Page 354-361, DOI:10.1016/j.msea.2014.06.012.
31. Francis, J. A.*, Moat, R. J., Abdolvand, H., Forsey, A., “An Assessment of the Mechanism of Transformation Plasticity in SA508 Grade 3 Steel during Simulated Welding Thermal Cycles”, Materials Science Forum, 2014, Vol 777, Page 188-193, DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.777.188.
32. Abdolvand, H.*, Keavey, M., Dai, H., Mark, A., O’Meara, N., Walsh, J., Bate, S., Pellereau, B., Francis, J., Withers, P. J., “On the Stress Development in SA508 Autogenous Weld”, Materials Science Forum, 2014, Vol 783-786, Page 2123-2128, DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.783-786.2123.
33. Abdolvand, H.*, Francis, J. A., Azough F., Walsh, J., Gill, M. C., Withers, P. J., “On the Thermo-mechanical Behaviour of SA508 Grade 4 Ferritic Steel”, Proceedings of ASME 2014 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, 2014, PVP2014-28972, DOI:10.1115/PVP2014-28972. 
34. Walsh, J.*, Mark A. F., Abdolvand, H., Francis, J. A., Pellereau, B., Bate, S., Hofmann, M., Withers, P. J., “The Influence of Geometry on Residual Stress Around Repair Welds”, Proceedings of ASME 2013 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, Volume 6B: Materials and Fabrication, 2013, PVP2013-97516, DOI:10.1115/PVP2013-97516.
C. Composite materials
35. Taheri-Behrooz, F., Shokrieh, M. M.*, Abdolvand, H., “Designing and manufacturing of a drop weight impact test machine”, Engineering Solid Mechanics, 2013, Vol 1 (2), Page 69-76, DOI:10.5267/j.esm.2013.08.001,
36. Shokrieh, M.*, Abdolvand, H., “Three Dimensional Modeling and Experimental Validation of Heat Transfer in Polymer Matrix Composites”, Journal of Composite Materials, 2011, Vol 45 (19), Page 1953-1965, DOI: 10.1177/0021998310393295.
D. Technical Reports (Industry)
1. Abdolvand, H., “Development of a User Material Subroutine for modeling residual stress evolution in Ferritic Steels Considering the Effects of Solid State Phase Transformation”, A report by the University of Manchester to Rolls-Royce Plc., Nov 2013.
2. Abdolvand H., Francis, J. Withers, P., “Temperature dependent Mechanical Properties of SA508 Gr 4 Ferritic Steel”, A report by the University of Manchester to Rolls-Royce Plc., Nov 2013
3. Abdolvand, H., Keavey, M. “Investigation of Annealing Effects on Stainless Steels: Validation of a Finite Element User Subroutine”, A report by the University of Manchester to Rolls-Royce Plc., Oct 2013.