Elena Pasternak

Professor, MSc Dnepropetrovsk State, PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M050), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 1236 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
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  • Mechanics of solids (applications in rock mechanics and rock engineering, geomechanics, geology)
  • Hybrid materials and materials with internally engineered architecture
  • Higher order continua, homogenisation methods, large deformations modelling
  • Mechanics of topologically interlocking structures and fragmented bodies
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Hydraulic fracturing

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Cracks Engineering & Materials Science
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locking Physics & Astronomy
stiffness Physics & Astronomy
Poisson ratio Engineering & Materials Science
Crack propagation Engineering & Materials Science
Hydraulic fracturing Engineering & Materials Science
Asymptotic analysis Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1999 2019

Architectured Materials with Inclusions Having Negative Poisson’s Ratio or Negative Stiffness

Pasternak, E. & Dyskin, A., 2019, Architectured Materials in Nature and Engineering Archimats. Estrin, Y., Brechet, Y., Dunlop, J. & Fratzl, P. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer, p. 51-87 (Springer Series in Materials Science ; vol. 282).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)
Hydraulic fracturing
Computerized tomography

Comparative analysis of mechanisms of 3-D brittle crack growth in compression

Wang, H., Dyskin, A. & Pasternak, E., 15 Oct 2019, In : Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 220, 106656.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Crack propagation
Brittle fracture
1 Citation (Scopus)
Hydraulic fracturing

Effective properties of layered auxetic hybrids

Shufrin, I., Pasternak, E. & Dyskin, A. V., 1 Feb 2019, In : Composite Structures. 209, p. 391-400 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal expansion
Aspect ratio
Sandwich structures
Hybrid materials

Projects 2004 2021