Joseph Turner

Joseph Turner

Joseph Turner
Contact Information:
W354 NH
Lincoln: City Campus
(402) 472-8856
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Professor
  • Ph.D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
  • MEgnr in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Iowa State University
  • B.S. in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Iowa State University

Areas of Research and Professional Interest
  • Experimental ultrasonics: nondestructive evaluation, materials characterization
  • Elastic wave propagation: complex media, anisotropic media, scattering, radiative transfer, diffusion
  • Linear and nonlinear vibrations: nanoscale materials characterization, dynamics of MEMS
  • Structural acoustics: complex structures, structural localization, plates, shells

Selected Publications

Referred Book Chapters
  • L. Yang, G. Ghoshal, and J. A. Turner, "Ultrasonic Scattering in Textured Polycrystalline Materials," Advanced Ultrasonic Methods for Material and Structure Inspection, Ed. T. Kundu, Hermes Science Publishing, UK, 2007.
Journal Publications
  • H. Zhang, J. A. Turner, J. Yang, and J. A. Kosinski, " Force-frequency effect of thickness mode langasite resonators, " Ultrasonics, to appear (2009).
  • G. Ghoshal and J. A. Turner, " Diffuse ultrasonic backscatter in a two-dimensional domain," Acta Mechanica, 205, 35-49 (2009).
  • G. Ghoshal and J. A. Turner, " Numerical model of longitudinal wave scattering in polycrystals," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 56, 1419-1428 (2009). 
  • A. Goel, K. Strabala, M. Negahban and J. A. Turner, " Modeling the development of elastic anisotropy with plastic flow for glassy polycarbonate," Polymer Engineering and Science, 49, 1951-1959 (2009).
  • K. Rattanadit, F. Bobaru, K. Promratana and J. A. Turner, " Force Chains and Resonant Behavior in Bending of a Granular Layer on an Elastic Support," Mechanics of Materials, 41, 691-706 (2009).
  • J. A. Kosinski, R. A. Pastore Jr., X. Yang, J. Yang, and J. A. Turner, "Stress-Induced Frequency Shifts in Langasite Thickness-Mode Resonators," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 56, 129-135 (2009).
  • P. A. Yuya, D. C. Hurley, and J. A. Turner, " Contact Resonance Atomic Force Microscopy for Viscoelasticity," J. Appl. Phys. 104, article 074916 (2008) (7 pages). 
  • D. M. Mihut, S. M. Aouadi, J. A. Turner, and S. L. Rohde, " Atomic Force Microscope Investigation on Static Nanomechanical Properties Versus Dynamic Nanotribological Evaluation of Metal-ZrN and ZrN Thin Films," Tribology Letters 31, 37-45 (2008).
  • D. Liu and J. A. Turner, "Influence of spatial correlation function on attenuation of ultrasonic waves in two-phase materials," J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 123 2570-2576 (2008). 
  • Wu, X.-F., Ghoshal, G., Kartashov, M., Aslan, Z., Turner, J. A., and Dzenis, Y. A., " Damage development in cross-ply graphite-fiber/epoxy laminates under impulsive loading exerted by Hopkinson pressure bar,"; Polymer Composites 29, 534-543 (2008).
  • G. Ghoshal, J. A. Turner, and R. L. Weaver, "Wigner distribution of a transducer beam pattern within a multiple scattering formalism for heterogeneous solids," J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 122, 2009-2021 (2007).
  • P. A. Yuya and J. A. Turner, "Flexural vibrations of microcantilevers coupled with a nanofiber," Nanotechnology, 18, article 405502 (2007) (7 pages).
  • H. Zhang, J. A. Turner, J. S. Yang, J. A. Kosinski, "Electroelastic effect of thickness mode langasite resonators," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control,54, 2120-2128, 2007. 
  • D. C. Hurley and J. A. Turner, "Measurements of Poisson's ratio with contact-resonance atomic force microscopy,"; J. Appl. Phys., 102 article 033509 (2007) (8 pages).
  • S. Aksu and J. A. Turner, " Calibration of atomic force microscope cantilevers using piezolevers,"; Rev. Sci. Instr., 78 article 043704 (2007) (8 pages). 
  • S. Noriega, T. Mammedov, J. A. Turner, and A. Subramanian, " Effect of intermittent applications of continuous ultrasound on the viability, proliferation, morphology and matrix production of chondrocytes in 3-D matrices,"; Tissue Eng. 13, 611-618 (2007). 
  • P. A. Yuya, Y. Wen, J. A. Turner, Z. Li, and Y. A. Dzenis, " Determination of the Young's modulus of individual electrospun nanofibers by microcantilever vibration method,"; Appl. Phys. Lett.,90 article 111909 (2007) (3 pages).
  • 34. Kang, W. Turner, J. A., Bobaru, F., Yang, L., and Rattanadit, K., " Granular layers on vibrating plates: Effective bending stiffness and particle-size effects,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 121, 888-896 (2007).
  • L. Yang, Z. Li, and J. A. Turner, " Ultrasonic characterization of microstructure evolution during processing,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 121, 50-59 (2007). 
  • J. S. Yang, X. M. Yang, J. A. Turner, " Nonlinear vibrations of electroelastic shells with relatively large shear deformations,"; Science in China Series G - Physics Mechanics and Astronomy 49, 660-670 (2006).
  • Yang, X., Yang, J., Turner, J. A., Kosinski, J. A., Pastore Jr., R. A., and Zhang, W., " Effects of middle surface curvature on vibrations of a thickness-shear mode crystal resonator,";International Journal of Solids and Structures, 43, 7840-7851 (2006). 
  • Yang, L. and Turner, J. A., " Wave attenuations in solids with perfectly aligned cracks,"; Acoustical Research Letters Online 6, 99-105 (2005).
  • Yang, X., Yang, J., and Turner, J. A., " Amplification of acoustic waves in piezoelectric semiconductor shells,"; J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 16, 613-621 (2005).
  • Caron, A., Rabe, U., Reinstädler, M., Turner, J. A., and Arnold, W., " Imaging of in-plane surface properties using lateral bending modes of AFM cantilevers,"; Applied Physics Letters 85, 6398-6400 (2004). 
  • Yang, J. S., Yang, X., and Turner, J. A., " Amplification of acoustic waves in laminated piezoelectric semiconductor plates,"; Archive of Applied Mechanics 74, 288-298 (2004). 
  • Yang, L. and Turner, J. A., " Attenuation of ultrasonic waves in rolled metals,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 95, 3319-3327 (2004). 
  • Shen, K., Hurley, D. C., and Turner, J. A., " Dynamic behavior of dagger-shaped atomic force microscope cantilevers,"; Nanotechnology 15, 1582-1589 (2004).
  • Turner, J. A., " Nonlinear Vibrations of a Beam with Cantilever-Hertzian Contact Boundary Conditions,"; J. Sound Vib., 275, 177-191 (2004). 
  • Hurley, D. C. and Turner, J. A., " Relative humidity effects on the determination of elastic properties by atomic force acoustic microscopy,"; J. Appl. Phys. 95, 2403-2407 (2004).
  • Ramamoorthy, S. K., Kane, Y. and Turner, J. A., " Ultrasound diffusion for crack depth determination in concrete,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 115, 523-529 (2004).  
  • Turner, J. A. and Hurley, D. C., " Ultrasonic methods in contact atomic force microscopy,"; Ultrasonic Methods for Material Characterization (Instrumentation, Mesure, Métrologie), Eds. D. Placko and T. Kundu, 3, 117-148 (Lavoisier, Cachan, France, 2003). 
  • Hurley, D. C., Shen, K., Jennett, N. M., and Turner, J. A., " Atomic force acoustic microscopy methods to determine thin-film elastic properties,"; J. Appl. Phys. 94, 2347-2354 (2003).
  • Yang, L. and Turner, J. A., " Elastic wave propagation and scattering in solids with uniaxially aligned cracks,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 114, 591-600 (2003). 
  • Reinstädler, M., Rabe, U., Scherer, V., Turner, J. A., and Arnold, W., " Imaging of flexural and torsional resonance modes of atomic force microscopy cantilevers using optical interferometry,"; Surface Science, 532, 1152-1158 (2003).  
  • Yang, J., Yang, X., Turner, J. A., Kosinski, J. A., and Pastore Jr., R. A., " Two-dimensional equations for electroelastic plates with relatively large shear deformations,"; IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control 50, 765-772 (2003).  
  • Yang, L. and Turner, J. A., " Scattering of elastic waves in damaged media,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am.,113, 2992-3001 (2003).  
  • Aouadi, S. M., Namavar, F., Finnegan, N., Haash, R., Nilchiani, R., Turner, J. A. and Rhode, S. L., "Characterization of CrBN films deposited by ion beam assisted deposition,"; Journal of Applied Physics, 91, 1040-1045 (2002). 
  • Anugonda, P., Wiehn, J. S., and Turner, J. A., " Diffusion of ultrasound in concrete,"; Ultrasonics,39, 429-435 (2001).  
  • Turner, J. A. and Wiehn, J. S., " Sensitivity of flexural and torsional vibration modes of atomic force microscope cantilevers to surface stiffness variations,"; Nanotechnology, 12, 322-330 (2001).  
  • Turner, J. A. and Anugonda, P., " Scattering of elastic waves in heterogeneous media with local isotropy,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 109, 1787-1795 (2001).  
  • Turner, J. A., " Elastic wave propagation and scattering in heterogeneous, anisotropic media:  Textured polycrystalline materials,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 106, 541-552 (1999). 
  • Turner, J. A., Chambers, M. C., and Weaver, R. L., " Ultrasonic band gaps in aggregates of sintered aluminum beads,"; Acustica - acta acustica, 84, 628-631 (1998).  
  • Rabe, U., Turner, J. A., and Arnold, W., ‘‘Analysis of the high-frequency response of atomic-force microscope cantilevers,’’ Applied Physics, A. Material Science and Processing, 66, S277 (1998). 
  • Turner, J. A., ‘‘Scattering and diffusion of seismic waves,’’ The Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 88, 276-283 (1998). 
  • Turner, J. A., Hirsekorn, S., Rabe, U., and Arnold, W., ‘‘High frequency response of atomic-force microscope cantilevers,’’ Journal of Applied Physics, 82, 966-979 (1997).  
  • Turner, J. A. and Weaver, R. L., ‘‘Diffuse energy propagation on heterogeneous plates:  Structural acoustics radiative transfer theory,’’ J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 100, 3686-3695 (1996). 
  • Turner, J. A. and Weaver, R. L., ‘‘Coupling and attenuation of waves in plates by randomly distributed attached impedances,’’  J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 99, 2167-2175 (1996). 
  • Turner, J. A. and Weaver, R. L., ‘‘Ultrasonic radiative transfer theory:  Effects of a fluid-solid interface,’’ J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 98, 2801-2808 (1995).  
  • Turner, J. A. and Weaver, R. L., ‘‘Time dependence of multiply scattered diffuse ultrasound in polycrystalline media,’’  J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 97, 2639-2644 (1995).  
  • Turner, J. A. and Weaver, R. L., ‘‘Radiative transfer and multiple scattering of diffuse ultrasound in polycrystalline media,’’  J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 96, 3675-3683 (1994).  
  • Turner, J. A. and Weaver, R. L., ‘‘Radiative transfer of ultrasound,’’ J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 96, 3654-3674 (1994)

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