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Research interests

Mechanical characterisation of materials and structures.
Full-field optical methods in experimental mechanics (digital image correlation, grid method, defletometry, feature tracking method, ESPI).
Mechanical and fracture identification methods (virtual fields method, anisotropic-based method, compliance-based beam method).
Material characterisation at high strain rate loading based on full-field measurements.

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Research Output at NOVA

  • 1376 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Conference article

Determination of mode I dynamic fracture toughness of IM7-8552 composites by digital image correlation and machine learning

Cidade, R. A., Castro, D. S. V., Castrodeza, E. M., Kuhn, P., Catalanotti, G., Xavier, J. & Camanho, P. P., 15 Feb 2019, In : Composite Structures. 210, p. 707-714 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    High strain rate compressive behaviour of wood on the transverse plane

    Gomes, F., Xavier, J. & Koerber, H., 1 Jan 2019, In : Procedia Structural Integrity. 17, p. 900-905 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Open Access
  • Measuring the cohesive law in mode I loading of Eucalyptus globulus

    Majano-Majano, A., Lara-Bocanegra, A. J., Xavier, J. & Morais, J., 21 Dec 2018, In : Materials. 12, 1, 23.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    ULCF assessment of X52 piping steel by means of cyclic bending tests

    Pereira, J. C. R., de Jesus, A. M. P., Xavier, J. & Fernandes, A. A., Nov 2017, In : Journal of Constructional Steel Research. 138, p. 663-674 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Citations (Scopus)


  • Prize Fundação Engenheiro António de Almeida

    José Xavier (Recipient), 1999

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)