Journal Publications of Frank Zok



“Scratching of Elastic/Plastic Materials With Hard Spherical Indenters”
Journal of Applied Mechanics, 75: 061021-1-061021-7
S.E. Flores, M.G. Pontin and F. W. Zok
“Effects of Hydration on Mechanical Properties of a Highly Sclerotized Tissue”
Biophysical Journal, 94: 3266–3272
D. N. Moses, M. G. Pontin, J. H. Waite, and F. W. Zok
“The Transition from Stiff to Compliant Materials in Squid Beaks"
Science, 319: 1816-1819
A. Miserez, T. Schneberk, C. Sun, F. W. Zok and J. H. Waite
“A Modified Test for Measuring the Interlaminar Tensile Strength of Fiber-Reinforced Ceramic Composites”
Composites Science & Technology, 68 [1]: 10-16
J.H.Weaver, J. Yang, A.G. Evans, F.W. Zok


“Property Maps for Abrasion Resistance of Materials”
Acta Materials, 55 [18]: 6365-6371
F.W. Zok and A. Miserez
“Protective Coatings on Extensible Biofibres”
Nature Materials, 6 [9]: 669-672
N. Holten-Andersen, G.E. Fatner, S. Hohlbauch, J.H. Waite and F.W. Zok,
“A Non-Mineralized Approach to Abrasion Resistant Biomaterials”
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104 [34]: 13559-13564
M.G. Pontin, D.N. Moses, J.H. Waite and F.W. Zok
Hierarchical assembly of the siliceous skeletal lattice of the hexactinellid sponge Euplectella aspergillum”
J. Structural Biology, 158: 93-106J.C. Weaver, J. Aizenberg, G. E. Fantner, D. Kisailus, A. Woesz, P. Allen, K. Fields, M.J. Porter, F.W. Zok, P.K. Hansma, P. Fratzl and D.E. Morse
“A Method for Coating Fibers in Oxide Composites”
J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 90 [4]: 1331-1333J.H. Weaver, J. Yang, C.G. Levi, F.W. Zok and J.B. Davis
“Jumbo Squid Beaks: Inspiration for Design of Robust Organic Composites”
Acta Biomaterialia, 3, 139-149A. Miserez, Y. Li, J.H. Waite and F.W. Zok,
“Mineral Minimization in Nature’s Alternative Teeth”
J. R. Soc. Interface, 4, [12], 19-31C.C. Broomell, R.K. Khan, D.N. Moses, A. Miserez, M.G. Pontin, G.D. Stucky, F.W. Zok and J.H. Waite
“Dynamic Shear Rupture of Steel Plates”
Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures
K. Nahshon, M. Pontin, A.G. Evans, J.W. Hutchinson and F.W. Zok


“Critical Role of Zinc in Hardening of Nereis Jaws”
J. Experimental Biology, 209, [16], 3219-3225 C.C. Broomell, M.A. Mattoni, F.W. Zok and J.H. Waite
“Role of Melanin in Mechanical Properties of Glycera Jaws”
Acta Biomaterialia, 2, 521-530 D.N. Moses, M.A. Mattoni, N.L. Slack, J.H. Waite and F.W. Zok
“Developments in Oxide Fiber Composites”
J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 89, 3309-3324 F.W. Zok
“Structural Performance of Metallic Sandwich Beams with Hollow Truss Cores”
Acta Materialia, 54, [11], 5509-5518 H.J. Rathbun, F.W. Zok, S.A. Waltner, C. Mercer, A.G. Evans, D.T. Queheillalt and H.N.G. Wadley
“Halogenated Veneers: Protein Cross-linking and Halogenation in the Jaws of Nereis, a Marine Polychaete Worm”
ChemBioChem., 7, 1392-1399 H. Birkedal, R.K. Khan, N. Slack, C. Broomell, H.C. Lichtenegger, F.W. Zok, G.D. Stucky and J.H. Waite
“Interface Properties in a Porous-Matrix Oxide Composite”
J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 89, [9] 2869-2873 J.H. Weaver, J. Rannou, M.A. Mattoni and F.W. Zok
“Design of Sandwich Panels with Prismatic Cores”
J. Eng. Mat. Tech., 128, [2], 186-192 Z. Wei, F.W. Zok and A.G. Evans
“Structural Performance of Near-Optimal Sandwich Panels with Corrugated Cores”
Int. J. Solids and Structures, 43, 4888-4905 L. Valdevit, Z. Wei, C. Mercer, F.W. Zok and A.G. Evans
“Performance of Metallic Honeycomb-Core Sandwich Beams under Shock Loading”
Int. J. Solids and Structures, 43, 1746-1763 H.J. Rathbun, D.D. Radford, Z. Xue, M.Y. He, J. Yang, V. Deshpande, N.A. Fleck, J.W. Hutchinson, F.W. Zok and A.G. Evans
“Dynamic Buckling of Impulsively Loaded Prismatic Cores”
Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures
E. Ferri, E. Antinucci, M.Y. He, J.W. Hutchinson, F.W. Zok and A.G. Evans


“Strength Optimization of Metallic Sandwich Panels Subject to Bending”
Int. J. Solids and Structures, 42, 6643-6661H.J. Rathbun, F.W. Zok and A.G. Evans,
“Structural Performance of Metallic Sandwich Panels with Square Honeycomb Cores”
Philosophical Magazine, 85 [26-27], 3207-3234F.W. Zok, H. Rathbun, M. He, E. Ferri, C. Mercer, R.M. McMeeking and A.G. Evans,
“Strength and Notch Sensitivity of Porous-Matrix Oxide Composites”
J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 88 [6] 1504-1513M.A. Mattoni and F.W. Zok,
“Effects of Combustor Rig Exposure on a Porous-Matrix Oxide Composite”
Int. J. Applied Ceram. Tech., 2 [2], 133-140M.A. Mattoni, J.Y. Yang, C.G. Levi, F.W. Zok and L.P. Zawada
“Strength of Joints Produced by Transient Liquid Phase Bonding in the Cu-Sn System”
Acta. Mater., 53, 2019-2027N.S. Bosco and F.W. Zok
“The Jaws of Nereis: Microstructure and Mechanical Properties”
Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 874H. Birkedal, C. Broomell, R.K. Khan, N. Slack, H.C. Lichtenegger, F.W. Zok, G.D. Stucky and J.H. Waite
Nano-Mechanical Investigation of the Byssal Cuticle, a Protective Coating of a Bio-Elastomer
Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., Vol. 841N. Holten-Andersen, N. Slack, F.W. Zok and J.H. Waite
“Controlling Mechanical Properties of Porous Mullite/Alumina Mixtures via Precursor-Derived Alumina”
J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 88, [2] 367-375H. Fujita, G. Jefferson, C.G. Levi and F.W. Zok


“Notch Sensitivity of Ceramic Composites with Rising Fracture Resistance”
J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 87, 914-922M.A. Mattoni and F.W. Zok
“Ceramics, Composites and Intergrowths”
Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Sci., 8, 49F.W. Zok
“A Protocol for Characterizing the Structural Performance of Metallic Sandwich Panels: Application to Pyramidal Truss Cores”
Int. J. Solids and Structures, 41, 6249-6271F.W. Zok, S.A. Waltner, Z. Wei, H.J. Rathbun, R.M. McMeeking and A.G. Evans
“Damage Accumulation and Mechanical Properties of Particle-Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites During Hydrostatic Extrusion”
Comp. Sci. Tech., 64, 1539-1549D.J. Lahaie, J.D. Embury and F.W. Zok,
“Measurement and Simulation of the Performance of a Lightweight Metallic Sandwich Structure with a Tetrahedral Truss Core”
J. Applied Mech., Vol. 71, 368-374H.J. Rathbun, Z. Wei, M.Y. He, F.W. Zok, A.G. Evans, D.J. Sypeck and H.N.G. Wadley
“Critical Interlayer Thickness for Transient Liquid Phase Bonding in the Cu-Sn System”
Acta Mater., 52, 2965-2972N.S. Bosco and F.W. Zok
“Effective Conductivity of Partially Sintered Solids”
J. App. Phys., 95, [1]J.R. Dryden and F.W. Zok
“Mullite/Alumina Mixtures for use as Porous Matrices in Oxide Fiber Composites”
J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 87, [2] 261-67H. Fujita, G. Jefferson, F.W. Zok and R.M. McMeeking

Pre 2003

“Design of Metallic Textile Core Sandwich Panels”
Int. J. Solids and Structures, 40, 5707-5722F.W. Zok, H.J. Rathbun, Z. Wei and A.G. Evans
“A Method for Determining the Stress Intensity Factor of a Single Edge-Notched Tensile Specimen”
Int. J. of Frac., 119: L3-L8M.A. Mattoni and F.W. Zok
“Ceramics, Composites and Intergrowths”
Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science, 5, 281-282F.W. Zok and A. Atkinson  
“Effect of Cracks on the Thermal Resistance of Aligned Fiber Composites”
J. Applied Physics, 92, No. 2J. Dryden, A. Deakin and F.W. Zok
“Effects of Thermal Aging on the Mechanical Properties of a Porous-Matrix Ceramic Composite”
J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 85 (3): 595-602E.A.V. Carelli, H. Fujita, J.Y. Yang and F.W. Zok, 
“Thermal Expansion of Unidirectional and Cross-Ply Fibrous Monoliths”
Compos. Sci. Tech., 62 (7-8): 967-976M.Y. He, D. Singh, J.C. McNulty and F.W. Zok
 “Fracture Analysis of Fiber-Reinforced Ceramic Composites”
Second edition of ASM International Engineered Materials Handbook, Vol. 1: CompositesF.W. Zok   
“Thermal Resistance of Bridged Cracks in Fiber-Reinforced Ceramic Composites”
J. App. Phys. 89 (8): 4599-4611J. Dryden and F.W. Zok  
“Effects of Matrix Porosity on the Mechanical Properties of a Porous-Matrix, All-Oxide Ceramic Composite”
J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 84 (11): 2594-2602M. Mattoni, J.-Y. Yang. C.G. Levi and F.W. Zok
“Effects of Matrix Cracks on the Thermal Diffusivity of a Fiber-Reinforced Ceramic Composite”
J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 84 (9): 2015-2021K.R. McDonald, J.R. Dryden and F.W. Zok  
“Thermal Phase Lag in a Solid Containing Periodic Planar Cracks”
Int. J. Heat Mass. Tran., 44 (21): 4035-4046J.R. Dryden and F.W. Zok  
“Mechanical Properties of Porous-Matrix Ceramic Composites”
Advanced Engineering Materials, 3, No. 1-2, 15-23F.W. Zok and C.G. Levi   
"Notch Sensitivity of Fatigue Life in a Sylramic/SiC Composite at Elevated Temperatures"
Comp. Sci. Tech., 61 (9), 1331-1338J.C. McNulty, M.Y. He and F.W. Zok
"In?]Plane Fracture Resistance of a Cross?]Ply Fibrous Monolith"
J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 84, 367-375J.C. McNulty, M. Begley and F.W. Zok,