Dr Emmanuel Flores Johnson

BSc (UADY), MSc (CICY), PhD (University of Manchester)
Postdoctoral Research Associate
School of Civil Engineering

J05 - J05 Civil Engineering Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 2127

Website School of Civil Engineering

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Research interests

  • Dynamic response of engineering materials
  • Split Hopkinson pressure bar testing
  • Multi-scale modelling of bio-inspired structures
  • Interfacial behaviour of composites
  • Multi-layered structures and laminates for armour applications
  • Finite element modelling.

Selected Publications

  • Flores-Johnson, E.A., Muránsky, O., Hamelin, C.J., Bendeich, P.J., Edwards, L. (2012), "Numerical analysis of the effect of weld-induced residual stress and plastic damage on the ballistic performance of welded steel plate". Computational Materials Science 58: 131-139.
  • Carrillo, J.G, Gamboa, R.A., Flores-Johnson, E.A., Gonzalez-Chi, P.I. (2012), "Ballistic performance of thermoplastic composite laminates made from aramid woven fabric and polypropylene matrix". Polymer Testing 31(4): 512-519.
  • Flores-Johnson, E.A., Li, Q.M. (2012), "Structural behaviour of composite sandwich structures with plain and fibre-reinforced foamed concrete cores and corrugated steel faces". Composites Structures 94(5): 1555-1563.
  • Flores-Johnson, E.A., Saleh, M., Edwards, L. (2011), "Ballistic performance of multi-layered metallic plates impacted by a 7.62-mm APM2 projectile". International Journal of Impact Engineering 38(10): 1022-1032.
  • Li, Q.M., Flores-Johnson, E.A. (2011), "Hard projectile penetration and trajectory stability". International Journal of Impact Engineering 38(10): 815-823.
  • Flores-Johnson, E.A., Vazquez-Rodriguez, J.M., Herrera-Franco, P.J., Gonzalez-Chi, P.I. (2011), "Photoelastic evaluation of fiber surface-treatments on the interfacial performance of a polyester fiber/epoxy model composite". Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 42(8): 1017-1024.
  • Flores-Johnson, E.A., Li, Q.M. (2011), "Experimental study of the indentation of sandwich panels with carbon fibre-reinforced polymer face sheets and polymeric foam core". Composites Part B: Engineering 42(5): 1212-1219.
  • Flores-Johnson, E.A., Li, Q.M. (2010), "Indentation into polymeric foams". International Journal of Solids and Structures 47(16): 1987-1995.
  • Flores-Johnson, E.A., Li, Q.M., Mines, R.A.W. (2008), "Degradation of elastic modulus of progressively crushable foams in uniaxial compression". Journal of Cellular Plastics 44(5): 415-434.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Flores-Johnson, E., Shen, L., Guiamatsia Simo, I., Nguyen, G. (2015). A numerical study of bioinspired nacre-like composite plates under blast loading. Composite Structures, 126, 329-336. [More Information]
  • Xu, A., Vodenitcharova, T., Kabir, K., Flores-Johnson, E., Hoffman, M. (2014). Finite element analysis of indentation of aluminium foam and sandwich panels with aluminium foam core. Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructures and Processing, 599, 125-133. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Shen, L., Annabattula, R., Onck, P., Shen, Y., Chen, Z. (2014). Finite element modelling of stress-induced fracture in Ti-Si-N films. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 553, 10-15. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Carrillo, J., Gamboa, R., Shen, L. (2014). Finite-element modelling of ballistic impact of plain-woven aramid fabric. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 553, 769-773. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Shen, L., Guiamatsia Simo, I., Nguyen, G. (2014). Numerical investigation of the impact behaviour of bioinspired nacre-like aluminium composite plates. Composites Science and Technology, 96, 13-22. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Li, Q., Shen, L. (2014). NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF QUASI-STATIC INDENTATION AND LOW VELOCITY IMPACT OF ROHACELL 51 WF FOAM. International Journal of Computational Methods, 11(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Mendez-Mendez, J., Alonso-Rasgado, M., Correia Faria, E., Flores-Johnson, E., Snook, R. (2014). Numerical study of the hydrodynamic drag force in atomic force microscopy measurements undertaken in fluids. Micron, 66, 37-46. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Shen, L., Annabattula, R., Onck, P., Shen, Y., Chen, Z. (2014). The effect of interface adhesion on buckling and cracking of hard thin films. Applied Physics Letters, 105(16), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Alonso-Marroquin, F., Ramirez-Gomez, A., Gonzalez-Montellano, C., Balaam, N., Hanaor, D., Flores-Johnson, E., Gan, Y., Chen, S., Shen, L. (2013). Experimental and numerical determination of mechanical properties of polygonal wood particles and their flow analysis in silos. Granular Matter, 15(6), 811-826. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Huang, P., Proust, G., Alonso-Marroquin, F., Flores-Johnson, E., Gan, Y., Shen, L., Hanaor, D. (2014). Computing the Friction Coefficient of Fractal Surfaces Using SPOLY. 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 8), Barton, ACT: Engineers Australia.
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Carrillo, J., Gamboa, R., Shen, L. (2014). Experimental and numerical study of plain-woven aramid fabric. 2nd International Conference on Material Science and Engineering Technology (ICMSET 2013), London, UK: Trans Tech Publications. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Carrillo, J., Gamboa, R., Shen, L. (2014). Experimental characterisation of the mechanical properties and microstructure of acrocomia mexicana fruit from the Yucatan Peninsular in Mexico. 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Lismore, NSW: Southern Cross University.
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Shen, L., Guiamatsia, I., Nguyen, G. (2014). Finite-element modelling of the impact behaviour of aluminium nacre-like composite. 8th International Symposium on Impact Engineering (ISIE 2013), Zurich, Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Gonzalez-Chi, I., Ay-Puc, G., Shen, L. (2014). Photoelastic characterisation of Interfacial stress distribution of a single short-fibre model composite under tensile loading. 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Lismore, NSW: Southern Cross University.

2015

  • Flores-Johnson, E., Shen, L., Guiamatsia Simo, I., Nguyen, G. (2015). A numerical study of bioinspired nacre-like composite plates under blast loading. Composite Structures, 126, 329-336. [More Information]

2014

  • Huang, P., Proust, G., Alonso-Marroquin, F., Flores-Johnson, E., Gan, Y., Shen, L., Hanaor, D. (2014). Computing the Friction Coefficient of Fractal Surfaces Using SPOLY. 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 8), Barton, ACT: Engineers Australia.
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Carrillo, J., Gamboa, R., Shen, L. (2014). Experimental and numerical study of plain-woven aramid fabric. 2nd International Conference on Material Science and Engineering Technology (ICMSET 2013), London, UK: Trans Tech Publications. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Carrillo, J., Gamboa, R., Shen, L. (2014). Experimental characterisation of the mechanical properties and microstructure of acrocomia mexicana fruit from the Yucatan Peninsular in Mexico. 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Lismore, NSW: Southern Cross University.
  • Xu, A., Vodenitcharova, T., Kabir, K., Flores-Johnson, E., Hoffman, M. (2014). Finite element analysis of indentation of aluminium foam and sandwich panels with aluminium foam core. Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructures and Processing, 599, 125-133. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Shen, L., Annabattula, R., Onck, P., Shen, Y., Chen, Z. (2014). Finite element modelling of stress-induced fracture in Ti-Si-N films. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 553, 10-15. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Carrillo, J., Gamboa, R., Shen, L. (2014). Finite-element modelling of ballistic impact of plain-woven aramid fabric. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 553, 769-773. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Shen, L., Guiamatsia, I., Nguyen, G. (2014). Finite-element modelling of the impact behaviour of aluminium nacre-like composite. 8th International Symposium on Impact Engineering (ISIE 2013), Zurich, Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Shen, L., Guiamatsia Simo, I., Nguyen, G. (2014). Numerical investigation of the impact behaviour of bioinspired nacre-like aluminium composite plates. Composites Science and Technology, 96, 13-22. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Li, Q., Shen, L. (2014). NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF QUASI-STATIC INDENTATION AND LOW VELOCITY IMPACT OF ROHACELL 51 WF FOAM. International Journal of Computational Methods, 11(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Mendez-Mendez, J., Alonso-Rasgado, M., Correia Faria, E., Flores-Johnson, E., Snook, R. (2014). Numerical study of the hydrodynamic drag force in atomic force microscopy measurements undertaken in fluids. Micron, 66, 37-46. [More Information]
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Gonzalez-Chi, I., Ay-Puc, G., Shen, L. (2014). Photoelastic characterisation of Interfacial stress distribution of a single short-fibre model composite under tensile loading. 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), Lismore, NSW: Southern Cross University.
  • Flores-Johnson, E., Shen, L., Annabattula, R., Onck, P., Shen, Y., Chen, Z. (2014). The effect of interface adhesion on buckling and cracking of hard thin films. Applied Physics Letters, 105(16), 1-5. [More Information]

2013

  • Alonso-Marroquin, F., Ramirez-Gomez, A., Gonzalez-Montellano, C., Balaam, N., Hanaor, D., Flores-Johnson, E., Gan, Y., Chen, S., Shen, L. (2013). Experimental and numerical determination of mechanical properties of polygonal wood particles and their flow analysis in silos. Granular Matter, 15(6), 811-826. [More Information]

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