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Brent L. Adams

Emeritus Professor
Mechanical Engineering

CB 165

Office Hours

Monday-Wednesday 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Research

Grain boundaries and defect sensitive properties. Microstructures for highly-constrained design.

Biography
Publications
Education:

B.S. Physics, University of Utah, 1974 M.S. Metallurgical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1976

Ph.D. Metallurgical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1979

Experience:

2002- Dusenberry Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah


1999-02 Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah


1994-99 Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


1992-94 Professor, Department of Manufacturing Engineering

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah


1993 Visiting Professor, Institut Galilee

Universite de Paris XIII, Villetaneuse, France


1988-92 Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut


1984-88 Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah


1980-83 Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida


1979-80 Member of National Clad and Duct Task Group (DOE)

Hanford Engineering Development Laboratory, Richland, Washington

1976-79 Senior Research Engineer, Babcock and Wilcox Co., Lynchburg, Virginia

Journal Articles:

103. Adams, B.L., Nylander, C., Aydelotte, B., Ahmadi, S., Landon C., Stucker, B.E., Ram, G.D.J., ""Accessing the elastic-plastic properties closure by rotation and lamination,"" Acta Materialia, vol. 56, 128-139, 2008.

102. Cai, B., Adams, B.L., Nelson, T.W., “Relation between precipitate-free zone width and grain boundary type in 7075-T7 Al alloy,” Acta Meterialia, vol. 55, 1543-1553, 2007.

101. Basinger, J.A., and Adams, B.L., “Grain boundary character distribution in the HAZ of friction stir processes Al 7075 T7,” Materials Transactions, in press, 2007.

100. Homer, E.R., Adams, B.L., and Wagoner, R.H.., “Recovering grain boundary inclination parameters through oblique double-sectioning,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, accepted, 2007.

99. Fullwood, D.T., Adams, B.L., and Kalidindi, S.R., “A strong contrast homogenization formulation for multi-phase anisotropic materials,” J. Mech. Phys. Solids, submitted 2006. Gao, X., Przybyla, C.P., and Adams, B.L., “Methodology for recovering and analyzing two-point pair correlation functions in polycrystalline materials,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, vol. 37A, pp. 2379-2387, 2006.

98. Gao, X., Przybyla, C.P., and Adams, B.L., “Methodology for recovering and analyzing two-point pair correlation functions in polycrystalline materials,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, vol. 37A, pp. 2379-2387, 2006.

97. Kalidindi, S.R., Binci, M., Fullwood, D.T., and Adams, B.L., “Elastic properties closures using second-order homogenization theories: case studies in composites of two isotropic constituents,” Acta Materialia, vol. 54, pp. 3117-3126, 2006.

96. Przybyla, C.P., Adams, B.L., and Miles, M.P., “Methodology for determining the variance of the Taylor Factor: application in Fe-3%Si,” Transactions of the ASME: Journal of Engineering Materials Technology, vol. 129, pp. 82-93, 2006.

95. Fullwood, D.T., Adams, B.L., and Kalidindi, S.R., “Generalized Pareto front methods applied to second-order material property closures,” Journal of Computational Materials Science, vol. 38, pp.788-799, 2006.
94. Fullwood, D.T., Basinger, J.A., and Adams, B.L., “Lattice-based structures for studying percolation in two-dimensional grain networks,” Acta Materialia, vol. 54, pp. 1381-1388, 2006.


93. Homer, E.R., Adams, B.L., and Fullwood, D.T., “Recovery of the grain boundary character distribution through oblique double sectioning,” Scripta Materialia, vol. 54, p. 1017-1021, 2006.

92. Homer, E.R., Basinger, J.A., and Adams, B.L., “Variance of the grain boundary character distribution,” Materials Science Forum, vol. 495-497, p. 871-876, 2005.

91. Adams, B.L., Gao, X., and Henrie, A., “Design of crystallographic and morphologic texture for elastic/plastic applications,” Materials Science Forum, vol. 495-497, p. 319-324, 2005.

90. Basinger, J.A., Homer, E.R., Fullwood, D.T., Adams, B.L., “Two
dimensional grain boundary percolation in alloy 304 stainless steel,”
Scripta Materialia, vol. 53, p. 959-963, 2005.

89. Adams, B.L., Gao, Xiang (Carl), Surya, R. Kalidindi, “Finite approximations

to the second-order properties closure in single phase polycrystals,” Acta Materialia, vol. 53, p. 3563-3577, 2005.

88. Li, D.S., Garmestani, H., and Adams, B.L., “A texture evolution model in
cubic-orthotropic polycrystalline system,” International Journal of Plasticity, vol. 21, p. 1591 – 1617, 2005.

87. Adams, B.L., Lyon, M., and Henrie, B., “Microstructures by design: Linear problems in elastic-plastic design,” International Journal of Plasticity, vol. 20, p. 1577 – 1602, 2004.

86. Saheli, G., Garmestani, H., and Adams, B.L., “Microstructure design of a two phasecomposite using two-point correlation functions”, Journal of Computer-Aided Materials Design, vol. 11, p. 103 – 115, 2004.

85. Kalidindi, S.R., Houskamp, J.R., Lyons, M., and Adams, B.L., “Microstructuresensitive design of an orthotropic plate subjected to tensile load,” International Journal of Plasticity, vol. 20, p. 1561 – 1575, 2004.

84. Adams, B.L., and Gao, X., “2-Point microstructure archetypes for
improved elastic properties”, Journal of Computer-Aided Materials Design,
vol. 11, p. 85-101, 2004.

83. Rohrer, G.S., Saylor, D.M., El-Dasher, B., Adams, B.L., Rollett, A.D. and
Wynblatt, P., “The distribution of internal interfaces in polycrystals,” Zeitschrift fur Metallkunde 95, p. 187 – 214, 2004.

82. Saylor, D.M., El-Dasher, B.S., Adams, B.L., and Rohrer, G.S., “Measuring
the five parameter grain boundary distribution from observations of planar sections,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, 34A, 2004.

81. Kalidindi, S.R., Houskamp, J., Lyons, M., and Adams, B.L., “Microstructure sensitive design of an orthotropic plate subjected to tensile load,” International Journal of Plasticity, p. 1561 – 1575, 2004.

80. Larsen, R.J., and Adams, B.L., “New stereology for the recovery of grain
boundary plane distributions in the crystal frame,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, 2003.

79. Hansen, B.L., Adams, B.L., Lyon, M.E., and Henrie, A.J., “On the reconstruction of polycrystalline microstructures from two-point correlation statistics,” Journal of Computer-Aided Material Design, vol. 10, p. 163 – 173, 2003.


78. El-Dasher, B.S., Adams, B.L. and Rollett, A.D., “Viewpoint: Experimental

recovery of geometrically-necessary dislocation density in polycrystals,” Scripta Materialia, p. 141 – 145, 2003.


77. Lyon, M., and Adams, B.L., “Gradient-based non-linear microstructure

design,” Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol. 52, p.2659-2586, 2004.


76. Adams, B.L., Lyon, M., and Henrie, B., “Microstructures by design: Linear

problems in elastic-plastic design,” International Journal of Plasticity, vol. 20,

p. 1577 – 1602, 2004.


75. Lee, P.S., Piehler, H.R., Rollet, A.D., and Adams, B.L., “Texture correlation

representation methods: application to 6022 aluminum,” Materials Transactions

A,” vol. 33, p. 3709 – 3718, 2002.


74. Wu, C.T., Adams, B.L., Casasent, D., ODzemir, S., and Talukder, A., “Mapping

the mesoscale interface structure in polycrystalline materials,” Ultramicroscopy,

vol. 93, p. 99 – 109, 2002.


73. Saylor, D.M., Morawiec, A., Adams, B.L., and Rohrer, G.S., “Misorientation

dependence of the grain boundary energy in magnesia,” Interface Science, vol. 8, p. 131 – 140, 2000.


72. Takashima, M., Wynblatt, P., and Adams, B.L., “Correlation of grain boundary

character with wetting behavior,” Interface Science, vol. 8, p. 351 – 361, 2000.


71. Adams, B.L., Henrie, A., Lyon, M., Kalidindi, S.R., and Garmestani, H.,

“Microstructure-sensitive design of a compliant beam,” Journal of Mechanics

and Physics of Solids, vol. 49, p. 1639 – 1663.


70. Garmestani, H., Lin, S., Ahzi, S., and Adams, B.L., “Statistical continuum

theory for inelastic deformation of a polycrystalline medium,” Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol. 49, p. 589 – 607, 2000.


69. Adams, B.L., “The evolution of probability functions in an elasticly deforming

two-phase medium,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, vol. 37, p. 423 – 434, 2000.


68. Schwartz, A.J., King, W.E., Campbell, G.H., Stolken, J.S., Lassila, D.H., Sun, S., Adams, B.L., “Orientation imaging microscopy investigation of the compression deformation of a [011] Ta single crystal,” Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology – Transactions of the ASME, vol. 121, p. 178 – 181, 1999.


67. Adams, B.L., Ta’asan, S., Kinderlehrer, D., Livshits, I., Mason, D.E., Wu, C.T., Mullins, W.W., Rohrer, G.S., Rollett, A.D., Saylor, D.M., “Extracting grain boundary and surface energy from measurement of triple junction geometry,” Interface Science, vol. 7, p. 321 – 338, 1999.


66. Sun, S., Adams, B.L., and King, W.E., “Observations of lattice curvature near the interface of a deformed aluminum bicrystal,” Philosophical Magazine, vol. 80, p. 9 – 25, 1999.


65. Adams, B.L., “Advances in the mesoscale approach to structure-sensitive

properties relations in polycrystalline materials,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 32, p. 3 – 20, 1999.


64. Mason, T.A. and Adams, B.L., “Use of microstructural statistics in predicting

polycrystalline material properties,” Metallurgy Material Transactions, vol. 30A,

p. 969 – 979, 1999.


63. Lee, P.S., Piehler, H.R., Adams, B.L., Jarvis, G., Hampel, H., and Rollet,

A.D., “Influence of surface texture on orange peel in aluminum,” Journal of Materials Processing Technology, vol. 80 – 81, p. 315 – 319, 1998.


62. Sun, S., Adams, B.L., Shet, C., Saigal, S., and King, W., “Mesoscale investigation of the deformation field of an aluminum bicrystsal,” Scripta Materialia, vol. 39, p. 501 – 508, 1998.


61. Adams, B.L. and Olson, T., “The mesostructure-properties linkage in poly

crystals,” Journal of Progress in Materials Science, vol. 43, p. 1 – 87, 1998.


60. Adams, B.L., Kinderlehrer, D., Mullins, W.W., Rollett, A.D., and Ta’asan, S., “Extracting the relative grain boundary free energy and mobility functions from the geometry of microstructures,” Scripta Materialia, vol. 38, p. 531-536, 1998.


59. Garmestani, H., Lin, S., and Adams, B.L., “Statistical continuum theory for inelastic behavior of a two-phase medium,” International Journal of Plasticity, vol. 14, p. 719- 731, 1998.


58. Adams, B.L., “Orientation imaging microscopy: Emerging and future applications,” Ultramicroscopy, vol. 67, p. 11-17. 1997.


57. West, D.A. and Adams, B.L., “Analysis of orientation clustering in a directionally solidified nickel-based alloy,” Metallurgical Transactions, vol. 28A, p. 229-236, 1997.


56. Beran, M.J., Mason, T.A., Adams, B.L., and Olson, T., “Bounding elastic coefficients of an orthotropic polycrystal from measurements of the microstructure,” Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol. 44, p. 1543-1563, 1996.


55. Adams, B.L., “Mapping the grain-boundary character – (free) energy linkage in polycrystalline materials,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 26-27, p. 5-10, 1996.


54. Pan, Y., Adams, B.L., Olson, T. and Panayotou, N., “Grain boundary structure effects on intergranular stress corrosion cracking of Inconel X750,” Acta Metallurgica et Materialia, vol. 44, p. 4687 – 4695, 1996.


53. Etingof, P.I., Sam, D.D., and Adams, B.L., “Tensorial representation of two-point correlation functions for polycrystalline microstructure by harmonic polynomials,” Philosophical Magazine, vol. 72, p. 199-208, 1995.


52. Pan, Y., Olson, T., and Adams, B.L., “Applications of orientation imaging analysis to microstructural control of intergranular stress corrosion cracking,” Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, vol. 34, p. 147, 1995.


51. Gandin, C.A., Rappaz, M., West, D., and Adams, B.L., “Grain texture evolution during the columnar growth of dendritic alloys,” Metallurgy and Materials Transactions, vol. 26A, p. 1543, 1995.


50. Mason, T.A. and Adams, B.L., “The application of orientation imaging microscopy,” Journal of Metals, vol. 46, p. 43, 1994.


49. Geier, S., Schreck, M., Hessmer, R., Rauschenbach, B., Stritzker, B., Kunze, K., and Adams, B.L., “Characterization of the near-surface region of chemical vapor deposited diamond films on silicon by backscatter Kikuchi diffraction,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 65, p. 1781, 1994.


48. Wardle, S.C., Adams, B.L., Small, M.B., and Smith, D.A., “Characterization and modeling of stress voiding in textured aluminum lines,” Proc. Materials Research Society, vol. 343, p. 665 – 670, 1994.


47. Adams, B.L., “Orientation imaging of the microstructure of polycrystalline materials,” Proc. Materials Research Society, vol. 343, p. 23 – 32, 1994.


46. Pan, Y. and Adams, B.L., “On the CSL grain boundary distributions in polycrystals,” Scripta Metallurgica Materialia, vol. 30, p. 1055, 1994.


45. Adams, B.L., “Editorial comments on the symposium on microscale textures of materials 21 – 23 october 1991, Cincinnati,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 20, p. 1 – 5, 1993.


44. Sam, D.D., Onat, E.T., Etingof, P.I., and Adams, B.L., “Coordinate free tensorial representation of the orientation distribution function with harmonic polynomials,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 21, p. 233, 1993.


43. Guidi, M., Adams, B.L., and Onat, E.T., “Tensorial representation of the orientation distribution function in cubic polycrystals,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 19, p. 147, 1992.


42. Kunze, K., Wright, S.I., Adams, B.L., and Dingley, D.J., “Advances in automatic EBSP orientation measurements,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 20, p. 41, 1993.


41. Field, D.P. and Adams, B.L., “Measurement of interface damage heterogeneity,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 20, p. 217, 1993.


40. Mason, T.A. and Adams, B.L., “Orientation correlation in 72.5% strained OFE

copper,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 20, p. 111, 1993.


39. Adams, B.L., “Orientation imaging microscopy: Applications to the

measurements of grain boundary structure,” Materials Science Engineering, vol.

A166, p. 59, 1993.


38. Wright, S.I., Adams, B.L., and Kunze, K., “Application of a new automatic lattice orientation measurement technique to polycrystalline aluminum,” Materials Science Engineering, vol. A160, p. 229, 1993.


37. Adams, B.L., Wright, S.I., and Kunze, K., “Orientation imaging: The emergency of a new microscopy,” Metallurgy Transactions, vol. 24A, p. 819, 1993.


36. Etingof, P. and Adams, B.L., “Representation of polycrystalline microstructure by N-point correlation tensors,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 21, p. 17, 1993.


35. Marcus, A.M., Adams, B.L. and Gokhale, A.B., “Texture effects on yield strength in aluminum with variable grain volume distribution,” Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, vol. 27, p. 155, 1992.


34. Field, D.P. and Adams, B.L., “Heterogeneity of intergranular damage in copper

crept in plane-strain tension,” Metallurgical Transactions, vol. 23A, p. 2515, 1992.


33. Adams, B.L. and Field, D.P., “Measurement and representation of grain-boundary texture,” Metallurgical Transactions, vol. 23A, p. 2501, 1992.


32. Field, D.P. and Adams, B.L., “Interface cavitation damage in polycrystalline copper,” Acta Metallurgica et Materialia, vol. 40, p. 1145, 1992.


31. Wright, S.I. and Adams, B.L., “Automatic analysis of electron backscatter diffraction patterns,” Metallurgical Transactions, vol. 23A, p. 759, 1992.


30. Adams, B.L., Boehler, J.P., Guidi, M., and Onat, E.T., “Group theory and

representation of microstructure and mechanical behavior of polycrystals,”

Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol. 40, p. 723, 1992.


29. Wright, S.I. and Adams, B.L., “Automated lattice orientation determination from electron backscatter Kikuchi diffraction patterns,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 14 – 18, p. 273, 1991.


28. Field, D.P., Zhao, J., and Adams, B.L., “Analysis of grain boundary cavitation

damage in copper,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 14-18, p. 977, 1991.


27. Adams, B.L. and Onat, E.T., “N-Point statistical measures of polycrystalline

microstructure: Measurement, representation and applications,” Textures and

Microstructures, vol. 14-18, p. 13, 1991.


26. Adams, B.L., and Field, D.P., “A statistical theory of creep in polycrystalline

materials,” Acta Metallurgica et Materialia, vol. 39, p. 2405, 1991.


25. Wright, S.I., Zhao, J., and Adams, B.L., “Automated determination of lattice

orientation from electron backscattered Kikuchi diffraction patterns,” Textures

and Microstructures, vol. 12, p. 123, 1991.


24. Wang, T.T., Adams, B.L., and Morris, P.R., “Evolution of orientation coherence in plane strain deformation,” Metallurgical Transactions, vol. 21A, p. 2223, 1990.

23. Wang, T.T., Morris, P.R., and Adams, B.L., “Characterization of the morphological and lattice orientational microstructure of aluminum Ingot,” Metallurgical Transactions, vol. 21A, p. 2265, 1990.


22. Adams, B.L., Zhao, J., and Grimmer, H., “Discussion of the representation of intercrystalline misorientation in cubic materials,” Acta Crystallographica, vol. A46, p. 620, 1990.


21. Adams, B.L., O’Hara, D., and Zhao, J., “Analysis of interface damage heterogeneity in polycrystalline materials,” Acta Metallurgica, vol. 38, p. 953, 1990.


20. Field, D.P., and Adams, B.L., “Unrecoverable strain hardening in torsionally strained OFHC copper,” Trans ASME: Journal of Engineering Materials Technology, vol. 112, p. 315, 1990.


19. Wright, S.I., and Adams, B.L., “An evaluation of the single orientation method for texture determination in materials of moderate texture strength,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 12, p. 65, 1990.


18. Adams, B.L., Canova, G.R., and Molinari, A., “A statistical formulation of viscoplastic behavior in heterogeneous polycrystals,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 11, p. 57, 1989.


17. Zhao, J., and Adams, B.L., “Definition of an asymmetric domain for intercrystalline misorientation in cubic materials in the space of Euler angles,” Acta Crystallographica, vol. A44, p. 326, 1989.


16. Bittner, J.C. and Adams, B.L., “Correlation of biaxial yield behavior in copper with crystallographic texture for strains in the range 10-2 – 10-4,” Materials Science Engineering, vol. 100, p. 15, 1988.


15. Zhao, J., Koontz, J.S., and Adams, B.L., “Intercrystalline structure distribution in alloy 304 stainless steel,” Metallurgical Transactions, vol. 19A, p. 1179, 1988.


14. Zhao, J., Adams, B.L, and Morris, P.R., “A comparison of measured and textured estimated misorientation distributions in type 304 stainless steel tubing,” Textures and Microstructures, vol. 9, p. 493, 1988.


13. Morris, P.R., Zhao, J., and Adams, B.L., “Intercrystalline structure distribution in polycrystalline materials,” Metallurgical Transactions, vol. 19A, p. 2611, 1988.


12. Adams, B.L., Morris, P.R., Wang, T. T., Willden, K. S., and Wright, S. I., “Description of orientation coherence in polycrystalline materials “ Acta Metallurgica, vol. 35, p. 2935, 1987.


11. Crites, D.C., Raghavan, R.K., and Adams, B.L., “Crystal plastic modelling of small strain yield behavior in textured copper,” Metallurgical Transactions,

vol. 18A, p. 255, 1987.


10. Adams, B.L., “Description of the intercrystalline structure distribution in polycrystalline materials,” Metallurgical Transactions, vol. 17A, p. 2199, 1986.


9. Sam, D.D., and Adams, B.L., “Orientation and strain dependence of stored energy of cold work in axisymmetric copper,” Metallurgical Transactions, vol. 17A, p. 513, 1986.


8. Garmestani, H., and Adams, B.L., “Transient small-scale yield behavior of textured copper tubing under biaxial loading,” Trans ASME: Journal of Engineering Materials Technology, vol. 108, p. 127, 1986.


7. Adams, B.L., and Murty, K.L., “Biaxial creep of textured Zircaloy II: Crystal-mean plastic modelling,” Materials Science Engineering, vol. 70, p. 181, 1985.


6. Adams, B.L., and Murty, K.L., “Biaxial creep of textured Zircaloy I: Experimental and phenomenological descriptions,” Materials Science Engineering, vol. 70, p. 169, 1985.


5. Adams, B.L., “Neutron tomographic analysis of texture gradients, Scripta Metall., vol. 19, p. 999, 1984.


4. Adams, B.L., “Polycrystalline internal stress effects during irradiation creep in FCC metals,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 115, p. 49, 1983.


3. Adams, B.L., Clevinger, G.S., and Hirth, J.P., “An upper-bound evaluation of

interactive creep and growth in textured Zircaloy,” Journal of Nuclear Materials,

vol. 90, p. 75, 1980.


2. Adams, B.L., Baty, D.L., and Murty, K.L., “A textural model for SCC

susceptibility in HCP metals,” Scripta Metallurgica, vol. 12, p. 1151, 1978.


1. Adams, B.L., Hirth, J.P., Gehlen, P.C., and Hoagland, R.G., “Atomic simulation of the a/2 (111)[110] edge dislocation in alpha iron,” Journal of Physics F: Metal

Physics, vol. 7, p. 2021, 1977.


Conference Papers:


73. Cox, J.J., Fullwood, D.T., Adams, B.L., and Halverson, D., “Heterogeneous design optimization from the microstructure, “ in Proc. ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Philadelphia, September 2006.


72. Adams, B.L., Fullwood, D.T., and Huang, D., “Second order MSD applied to viscoplasticity,” in Proc. Plasticity 2006, held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 2006.


71. Adams, B.L., Fullwood, D.T., Gao, X., and Kalidindi, S.R., “Second-order microstructure sensitive design,” Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Materials Design and Development, 2005.


70. Huang, D., Cai, B., Adams, B.L., and Nelson, T., “Grain shape of friction stirred Al 7075 via microscopic approach,” Dislocations, Plasticity, Damage and Metal Forming: Material Response and Multiscale Modeling, eds. A. Khan, A. Khoei, p. 391-393, 2005.


69. Adams, B.L., Gao, X., and Henrie, A., “Rectangular models for microstructure design,” Dislocations, Plasticity, Damage and Metal Forming: Material Response and Multiscale Modeling, eds. A. Khan, A. Khoei, p.535-538, 2005.


68. Przybyla, C.P., Adams, B.L. and Miles M.P., “A method for determining property variance in polycrystalline materials,” to appear in Proc. Numiform 2004, Columbus, OH, June 2004.


67. Sintay, S.D., Lyon, M. and Adams, B.L., “Non-linear microstructure design in the fourier space,” in Dislocations, Plasticity and Metal Forming, ed. A.S. Khan, Neat Press, Maryland, p. 496-498, 2003.


66. Adams, B.L., Homer, E. and Basinger, J.A., “Consideration of microstructure

variability in the grain boundary character distribution,” in Dislocations, Plasticity and Metal Forming, ed. A.S. Khan, Neat Press, Maryland, p. 466-468, 2003.


65. Saheli, G., Garmestani, H., Adams, B.L., and Belvin, A., “Use of two-point functions for microstructure sensitive design of a two-phase composite material,” in Dislocations, Plasticity and Metal Forming, ed. A.S. Khan, Neat Press, Maryland, p. 454-456, 2003.


64. Adams, B.L., El-Dasher, B.S., Merrill, R., and Basinger, J., “Taylor theory with microscopic slip transfer conditions,” to appear in Proc. Int. Union Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, ed. S. Ahzi, Marrakesh, Oct. 20-25, 2002.


63. Kalidindi, S.R., Houskamp, J. R., Lyon, M., and Adams, B. L., “Materials design by spectral methods” in Proc. ACUN-4 Composite Systems-Macrocomposites, Microcomposites, Nanocomposites, eds. S. Bandyopadhyay et al., UNSW Sydney, Australia, pp. 79-82, July 2002.


62. Henrie, B. L., Lyon, M. and Adams, B. L., “Microstructure engineering in design 9th,” AIAA/ISSMO Symp. Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, AIAA paper number 2002-5567, September 2002.


61. Larsen, R. J. and Adams, B. L., “Stereology for recovering grain boundary plane distributions in the crystal frame,” Proc. ICOTOM 13, Textures of Materials, 408-4, 125-29, 2002.


60. Henrie, A., Adams, B. L. and Larsen, R. J., “Creating a model for percolation of

grain boundaries in polycrystalline materials,” Proc. ICOTOM 13, Textures of

Materials, 408-4, 419-24, 2002.


59. Adams, B. L., Lyon, M., Henrie, B. and Kalidindi, S., “Microstructure by

design: The spectral method,” Proc. ICOTOM 13, Textures of Materials,

408-4, p. 487-92, 2002.


58. El-Dasher, B. S., Adams, B. L. and Rollett, A. D., “Advances in experimental

method and analysis for estimation of geometrically necessary dislocation” in

“Microstructures, Deformations and Methods of their Study,” eds. V. Rybin and

C. Teodosiu, Problems of Materials Science, N1 (33), p. 49-54, 2003.


46. Adams, B. L., Bauer, C. L., Casasent, D., El-Dasher, B. S., Kinderlehrer, D., Livshits, Manolache, F., Mason, D., Morawiec, A., Mullins, W. W., Ozdemir, S., Rogan, H., Rohrer, G., Rollett, A. D., Saylor, D., Ta’asan, S., Talukder, Wu, C-T., Yang, C-C., and Yang, W., “Extraction of grain boundary energies from triple junction geometry” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Textures of Materials ICOTOM12), ed. J. Szpunar, NRC Research Press, p. 9-18, 1999.


45. Yang ,W., Adams, B. L., and DeGraef, M., “Adaptive orientation imaging microscopy,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Textures of Materials ICOTOM12), ed. J. Szpunar, NRC Research Press, p. 192-197, 1999.


44. El-Dasher, B. S., Yang, W. and Adams, B. L., “Experimental approach to continuum dislocation fields in <100> polycrystalline columnar aluminum,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Textures of Materials ICOTOM12), ed. J. Szpunar, NRC Research Press, p. 1248-1253, 1999.


43. Lee, P. S., Rollett, D., and Adams, B. L., “Development and application of a

disorientation correlation function,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Textures of Materials (ICOTOM12), ed. J. Szpunar, NRC Research Press, p. 21-28, 1999.


42. Takashima, M., Rollett, Wynblatt, P., and Adams, B. L., “Correlation of grain boundary character with wetting behavior,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Textures of Materials (ICOTOM12), ed. J. Szpunar, NRC Research Press, p. 1649-1654, 1999.


41. Lee, P.S., Rollett, A.D., and Adams, B. L., “Development of a disorientation correlation function,” Proc. Conference in Honor of Owen Richmond’s 70th Birthday, October 1998, to appear in The Integration of Material, Process, And Product Design, eds. Nicholas Zabaras, Richard Becker, Lawrence Lalli, and Somnath Gosh, A. A. Balkema Publishing Co., p. 33-38, 1999.


40. Adams, B. L., Sun, S., and Yang, W., “Experimental approach to continuum dislocation fields in polycrystalline materials,” in Proc. Ninth International Conference Continuum Models of Discrete Systems, Istanbul, World Scientific, Singapore, p. 428-436, 1998.


39. Adams, B. L., El-Dasher, B., Sun, S. and Yang, W., “An experimental study of plasticity-induced intergranular heterogeneity in polycrystals,” Constitutive and Damage Modeling of Inelastic Deformation Response and Phase Transformation, Proc. Plasticity 99, ed. A. S. Khan, Neat Press, p. 783-786, 1999.


38. Takashima, M., Wynblatt, P., and Adams, B. L., “Wetting of Fe-Mn alloy grain

boundaries by liquid Cu,” in Grain Growth in Polycrystalline Materials III,

eds. H. Weiland, B. L. Adams and A.D. Rollett, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society of AIME, Warrendale PA, p. 365-370, 1998.


37. Bocher, Ph, Azar. J., Adams, B. L., and Jonas, J. J., “Using OIM to interpret the

dynamically recrystallized texture of a low stacking fault energy FCC material,” in Texture and Anisotropy of Polycrystals, ed. R. A. Schwarzer, Materials Science Forum, 273-275, p. 249-254, 1998.


36. Adams, B. L., Juul-Jensen, D., Poulsen, H. F., and Suter, R., “Future trends: Texture analysis for structure-sensitive properties” in Texture and Anisotropy of Polycrystals, ed. R. A. Schwarzer, Materials Science Forum, 273-275 p. 29-40, 1998.


35. Sun, S. S., and Adams, B. L., “A mesoscale study of the interaction between grain boundaries and the deformation field,” in Texture and Anisotropy of Polycrystals, ed. R.A. Schwarzer, Materials Science Forum, 273-275 p. 229-236, 1998.


34. Sun, S., Adams, B. L., Shet, C., Saigal, S., and King, W., “A mesoscale

experimental study of the interaction of grain boundaries with the deformation

field,” in Physics and Mechanics of Finite Plastic and Viscoplastic Deformation, ed. A. S. Khan Neat Press, Fulton, MD, p. 89-90, 1997.


33. Adams, B. L., Kinderlehrer, Ta’asan, D., S., Mullins, W. W. and Costiner, S.,

“Extracting the grain boundary character/free energy relationship from the

microstructure: Pure <100> and <111> tilt boundaries, Materials Research Society Symposium Proc., vol. 472 p. 105-111, 1997.


32. Weiland, H., Field, D.P., and Adams, B.L., “Local texture evolution during deformation by in-situ OIM analysis,” Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Textures of Materials, eds. Z. Liang, L. Zuo and Y. Chu, International Academic Publishers p. 1414-1419, 1996.


31. Adams, Brent L., and Wu, Chun-Te, “Mapping the grain boundary character/free energy relationship in polycrystalline materials: Pure <100> and <111> tilt boundaries,” Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Textures of Materials, eds. Z. Liang, L. Zuo and Y. Chu, International Academic Publishers, p. 23-30, 1996.


30. Weiland, H., Field, D.P., and Adams, B.L., “In-Situ observation of

orientation changes on metallic surfaces,” in Proc. Microscopy and Microanalysis

1995, eds. G.W. Bailey et al., Jones and Begell Publishing, New York, p. 246-247, 1995.


29. Adams, Brent L., “Orientation imaging microscopy: Applications to the

characterization of the grain boundary network,” in Proc. 7th International

Conference on Intergranular and Interphase Boundaries in Materials, Lisboa, June 1995, eds. A. C. Ferro, J. P. Conde and M. A. Fortes.


28. Adams, Brent L., “Orientation imaging microscopy: Bridging the grain-

boundary structure-properties linkage in polycrystalline materials,” in Proc.

Second International Conference on Grain Growth in Polycrystalline Materials

(ICGG-II), Kitakyushu, Japan, May 1995.


27. Field, D.P., Dingley, D.J., Nowell, M.M., and Adams, B.L., “Analysis of grain

boundary structure in aluminum thin films by orientation imaging

microscopy,” in Proc. ISTFA ‘95, 21st International Symposium for Testing and

Failure Analysis, Santa Clara, CA, p. 49-54, 6-10 Nov. 1995.


26. Adams, B. L., Dingley, D. J., Kunze, K., and Wright, S. I., “Orientation imaging

microscopy: New possibilities for microstructural investigations using automated

BKD analysis” Proc.Tenth International Conference on Textures of Materials, ed.

H. J. Bunge, Materials Science Forum, vol. 157-162, p. 31, 1994.


25. Adams, B. L., Etingof, P. I. and Sam, D., “Coordinate free tensorial

representation of N-Point correlation functions for microstructure by harmonic

polynomials,” Proc. Tenth International Conference on Textures of Materials, ed.

H. J. Bunge, Materials Science Forum, vol. 157-162, p. 287, 1994.


24. Kunze, K., Heidelbach, F., Wenk, H.-R., and Adams, B. L., “Orientation imaging microscopy of calcite rocks,” Proceedings for the Tenth International Conference on Textures of Materials, ed. H. J. Bunge, Materials Science Forum, vol. 157-162, p. 1243, 1994.


23. Adams, B. L., Mason, T. A., Olson, T., and Sam, D., “Theory of grain boundary

structure effects on mechanical behavior” Proc. Tenth Int. Conf. Textures of

Materials, ed. H. J. Bunge, Materials Science Forum, vol. 157-162, p. 1731, 1994.


22. Adams, B.L., “Orientation imaging microscopy: Applications to grain boundary textures and mechanical properties,” Proceedings Karl T. Aust Int. Workshop on Grain Boundary Engineering, eds. G. Palumbo and U. Erb, Kingston, The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, p. 113, 1993.


21. Wardle, S. T., Lin, L. S., Cetel, A., and Adams, B. L., “Orientation imaging

microscopy: Monitoring residual stress profiles in single crystals using an

image-quality parameter, IQ,” Proc. 52nd Annual Meeting, Microscopy Society of

America, eds. G. W. Bailey and A. J. Garratt-Reed, San Francisco Press, Inc.,

p. 680, 1994.


20. Adams, B. L., “Orientation imaging of microstructures,” Proc. 52nd Annual Meeting, Microscopy Society of America, eds. G. W. Bailey and A. J. Garratt-Reed, San Francisco Press, Inc., p. 600, 1994.


19. Brent L. Adams, “Orientation imaging microscopy: A new tool for interrogating the fields of lattice orientation in polycrystalline materials” in Proceedings of 27th Meeting of the Microbeam Analysis Society, Microbeam Analysis, eds. J. Porter and P. Carpenter, vol. 2, p. S41, 1993.


18. Adams, B. L., “Orientation imaging microscopy,” Proc. EMAG93, Institute of Physics Conference Series, No. 138: Section 11, p. 489, 1993.


17. Adams, B.L., “Measurement and representation of the statistical properties of

microstructure of polycrystalline materials,” Proc. 7th International Symposium on Continuum Models of Discrete Systems, Materials Science Forum, vol. 123-125, p. 267, 1993.


16. Adams, B. L., “Measurement and representation of polycrystalline microstructure” Macroscopic Behavior of Heterogeneous Materials from the Microstructure, eds. S. Torquato, and D. Krajcinovic, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, p. 1, 1992.


15. Adams, B.L., and Field, D.P., “Statistical Tteory for creep of polycrystals,” Modeling the Deformation of Crystalline Solids, eds. Lowe, T., Rollet, A., Follansbee, P., Daehn, G., The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, p. 71, 1991.


14. Onat, E. T., Adams, B. L., Boehler, J. P., and Guidi, M., “Representation of microstructure and mechanical behavior of polycrystals” in Anisotropy and Localization of Plastic Deformation, eds. J. P. Boehler and A. S. Khan, Elsevier, p. 109, 1991.


13. Adams, B. L., “Statistical continuum theory of heterogeneous viscoplastic behavior in polycrystals,” Proc. 10th International Symposium on Metallurgy and Materials Science: Materials Architecture, Riso, p. 257, 1989.

12. Nelson, K., Adams, B. L. and Fricke, W. G. Jr., “Correlation of earing in hot rolled 3004 aluminum with the crystallite orientation distribution function,” Proc. 8th International Conference on Textures of Materials, AIME, p. 1097, 1988.


11. Morris, P. R., Wang, T. T., and Adams, B. L., “Two-point orientation coherence functions: Series representation” Proc. 8th International Conference on Textures of Materials, AIME, p. 157, 1988.


10. Zhao, J., and Adams, B. L., “A representation problem of the misorientation distribution function” Proc. 8th International Conference on Textures of Materials, AIME, p. 147, 1988.


9. Adams, B. L., Wang, T. T., and Morris, P. L., “Description of polycrystalline structure by stationary two-point orientation functions,” Proc. 8th International Conference on Textures of Materials, AIME, p. 135, 1988.


8. Murty, K. L., Mahmood, S. T., and Adams, B. L., “Upper and lower bound crystal plastic modelling of creep Loci of Zircaloy,” Proc. 7th International Symposium on Zirconium in the Nuclear Industry, ASTM-STP 939, p. 120, 1987.


7. Wang, T. T., Adams, B. L., Lawson, S., Krawitz, A., and Ross, F., “Application of neutron tomography to non-destructive texture gradient analysis,” Non-Destructive Characterization of Materials II, Plenum Press, p. 563 1986.


6. Zhao, J. and Adams, B. L., “Grain boundary structure effects on creep cavitation susceptibility,” Proc. Int. Conf. Fatigue, Corrosion Cracking, Fracture Mechanics and Failure Analysis, American Society for Metals, p. 597, 1986.


5. Adams, B. L., “ODF analysis in mechanical properties modelling,” Texture

Microstructure-Mechanical Properties Relationships of Materials, American Society for Metals, p. 17, 1984.


4. Adams, B. L., and Murty, K. L., “Thermal creep of textured Zircaloy under biaxial stressing,” Proc. 4th International Conference on Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Pergamon Press, p. 165, 1983.


3. Murty, K. L., and Adams, B. L., “Multiaxial creep of textured Zircaloy-4,”

Mechanical Testing for Deformation Modelling, ASTM-STP 765, p. 382, 1982.


2. Adams, B. L. and Hirth, J. P., “Influence of texture and slip mode on creep

constitutive behavior of hexagonal materials,” Dislocation Modelling of Physical

Systems, Pergamon Press, p. 368, 1981.


1. Clevinger, G. S., Adams, B. L., and Murty, K. L., “Analysis of irradiation growth and multiaxial deformation behavior of nuclear fuel cladding” Proc. 4th International Conference Zirconium in the Nuclear Industry, ASTM-STP 681, p. 189, 1979.


Books:


6. Adams, B.L., Kalidindi, S.R., and Fullwood, D.T., Microstructure Sensitive Design for Performance Optimization, BYU Academic Publishing, Provo, UT, 2005.


5. Schwartz, Adam J., Kumar, Mukul, and Adams, B.L., Electron Backscatter

Diffraction in Materials Science, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, NY, New York, 2000.


4. Weiland, H., Adams, B.L., and Rollett, A.D., Grain Growth in Polycrystalline

Materials III, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Grain Growth,

Pittsburg, PA, June 1998, The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS) AIME, Warrendale, PA 1998.


3. Adams, B.L., Hartley, C.S., Hoagland, R.G., Li, J.C.M., Mills, M.J., Nix, W.D., Rapp, R.A., and Wagoner, R.H., Defects in Crystals: A Symposium Honoring the Contributions of John P. Hirth, Scripta Materialia,Vol 39, 1998.


2. Yalisove, S.M., Adams, B.L., Im, J.S., Zhu, Y., and Chen, F.R., Polycrystalline Thin Films: Structure, Texture, Properties, and Applications III, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., vol. 472, 1997.


1. Adams, B.L. and Weiland, H., eds., Proceedings of Symposium on Microscale

Textures (Cincinnati, Ohio) 1991, Textures and Microstructures, Vol, 20, 1993.