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Name Alberts Arvids Zilaucs,
Dr. eng., Leading Researcher
Address 23 Aizkraukles St., LV-1006, Riga, Latvia


Born: 11 February, 1934.
  • graduated from Latvian State University, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, in 1957;
  • academic status - Dr. eng. since 1992.
Experience: have been working at Institute of Polymer Mechanics since 1964.
Languages: Latvian, Russian
Recent/Representative Publications:
  • A. F. Zilauts and A. Zh. Lagzdin', "Single-bar model of cellular materials subjected to large elastic deformations", Mech. Compos. Mater., 28, No. 1, 1-7 (1992);
  • A. Lagzdins and A. Zilaucs, "Constructing convex limit surfaces in material mechanics", Mech. Compos. Mater., 32, No. 3, 233-241 (1996);
  • A. Lagzdins and A. Zilaucs, "A more sophisticated hardening law for the theory of plasticity," Mech. Compos. Mater., 34, No. 2, 182-142 (1998);
  • A. Lagzdins, G. Teters, and A. Zilaucs, "Nonlinear deformation of composites with consideration of the effect of couple-stresses," Mech. Compos. Mater., 34, No. 5, 403-418 (1998);
  • A. Lagzdins, G. Teters, and A. Zilaucs, "Deformation of dispersely failing unidirectional composites," Mech. Compos. Mater., 35, No. 5, 373-382 (1999).
Research Projects:
  • Simulation of Mechanical Properties and Development of Evaluation Method for Structural Stresses in Spatially Reinforced Materials. Latvian Council of Science (1994-1996)
  • Elaboration of Refined Design Methods for Load - Carrying Capacity of Sandwich Structures Allowing for Edge effects. Latvian Council of Science (1997- )