Mechanics Bibliography Suggested Reading List

Tumosa, Charles S., Jennifer Millard, David Erhardt, and Marion F. Mecklenburg, "Effects of solvents on the physical properties of paint films." in 12th Triennial Meeting, Lyon, 29 August - 3 September 1999, Preprints, Volume I, ICOM-CC, pp. 347-352, 1999.

Erhardt, David, Charles S. Tumosa, and Marion F. Mecklenburg, "Material consequences of the aging of paper," in 12th Triennial Meeting, Lyon, 29 August - 3 September 1999, Preprints, Volume II, ICOM-CC, pp. 501-506, 1999.

Richard, M., M. F. Mecklenburg, and C. S. Tumosa, "Technical Considerations for the Transport of Panel Paintings". in The Structural Conservation of Panel Paintings, Getty Conservation Institute, [in press] (1998).

Mecklenburg, M. F., C. S. Tumosa and D. Erhardt, "Structural Response of Wood Panel Paintings to Changes in Ambient Relative Humidity". in Proceedings of the Painted Wood Symposium, Williamsburg Va [in press] (1998).

McCormick-Goodhart, M. H., Tumosa, C. S., and M. F. Mecklenburg, "Predicting the Environmental Response of Gelatin Containing Composite Structures". The Imaging Science Journal 45: 244-245 (1997).

Erhardt, D., M. F. Mecklenburg, C. S. Tumosa, and M. H. McCormick-Goodhart, "The Determination of Appropriate Museum Environments". in the Conference, The Interface Between Science and Conservation, British Museum Occasional Paper Number 116, London, 153-163 (1997).

Tumosa, C. S. and M. F. Mecklenburg, "Some Mechanical Properties of Skin". Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists Newsletter 25(1): 18-22 (1997).

Tumosa, C. S., M. F. Mecklenburg, D. Erhardt and M. McCormick-Goodhart, "A Discussion of Research on the Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity on Museum Objects". Western Association for Art Conservation Newsletter 18(3): 19-20 (1996).

Erhardt, D., Mecklenburg, M. F., Tumosa, C. S. and T. M. Olstad, "New vs Old Wood: Differences and Similarities in Physical, Mechanical, and Chemical Properties". ICOM Preprints, 11th Triennial Meeting, Vol. 2, 903-910 (1996).

Mecklenburg, M. F. and C. S. Tumosa, "Research About Artists' Materials". American Artist 12-16 April (1996).

Mecklenburg, M. F. and C. S. Tumosa, "The Relationship of Externally Applied Stresses to Environmentally Induced Stresses", in Fiber Composites in Infrastructure, H. Saadatmanesh and M. R. Ehsani Eds., Proceedings of the First International Conference on Composites in Infrastructure, NSF and University of Arizona, (1996) 956-971.

Albrecht, P. and M. F. Mecklenburg, "Predicting Cohesive Strength of a Bonded Joint from Properties of Bulk Adhesive", in Fiber Composites in Infrastructure, H. Saadatmanesh and M. R. Ehsani Eds., Proceedings of the First International Conference on Composites in Infrastructure, NSF and University of Arizona, (1996) 152-165.

Erhardt, D., M. F. Mecklenburg, C. S. Tumosa, and M. McCormick-Goodhart, "Determinacion de las Fluctuationes Permisibles de Humedad Relativa". Apoyo 6(1): 6-8 (1995).

Erhardt, D., M. F. Mecklenburg, C. S. Tumosa, and M. McCormick-Goodhart, "Guidelines for the General Museum Climate". Report to the International Society for Indoor Air Quality (1995).

Erhardt, D. and M. Mecklenburg, "Accelerated vs Natural Aging: Effect of Aging Conditions on the Aging Process of paper". Material Issues in Art and Archaeology IV, Vol. 352, (1995) 247-270.

Tumosa, C. S., D. Erhardt, M. F. Mecklenburg and M. H. McCormick-Goodhart, "The Effects of Relative Humidity And Temperature On Exhibited Objects". ICOM-CC Study Series No.1, 9 (1995).

Mecklenburg, M. F., C. S. Tumosa and M. H. McCormick-Goodhart, "A General Model Relating Externally Applied Forces to Environmentally Induced Stresses in Materials". Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology IV, 352: 285-292 (1995).

Mecklenburg, M. F., C. S. Tumosa and N. Wyplosz, "The Effects of Relative Humidity on the Structural Response of Selected Wood Samples in the Cross Grain Direction". Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology IV, 352: 305-324 (1995).

Erhardt, D., M. F. Mecklenburg, C. S. Tumosa and M. McCormick-Goodhart, "The Determination of Allowable RH Fluctuations". Western Association for Art Conservation Newsletter, 17(1): 19-23 (1995).

Mecklenburg, M. F. and C. S. Tumosa, "Mechanics Research of NASM Materials and Environmental Effects on their Properties, Interim Report #1". Report for National Air and Space Museum, (1994).

Mecklenburg, M. F., M. McCormick-Goodhart, and C. S. Tumosa, "Investigation into the Deterioration of Paintings and Photographs using Computerized Modeling of Stress Development", Journal of the American Institute of Conservation, 55(2): 153-170 (1994).

Mecklenburg, M. F., C. S. Tumosa and J. D. Erlebacher, "Mechanical Behavior of Artist's Acrylic Paints Under Equilibrium Conditions", Polymer Preprints: Polymers in Museums Symposium, 35(2): 297-298 (1994).

Mecklenburg, M. F. and C. S. Tumosa, "Computer Modeling of the Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity on Stresses in the Layers of Cultural Materials". Proceedings of the American Chemical Society, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 68: 226-228 (1993).

Erlebacher, J. D., M. F. Mecklenburg, and C. S. Tumosa, "Mechanical Behavior of Artists' Acrylic Paints with Changing Temperature and Relative Humidity". 204th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC, Polymer Preprints: Polymers in Museums Symposium, 33(2): 646-647 (1992).

Mecklenburg, M. F., C. S. Tumosa, and M. H. McCormick-Goodhart, "A General Method for Determining the Mechanical Properties Needed for the Computer Analysis of Polymeric Structures Subjected to Changes in Temperature and Relative Humidity". Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology III, 267: 337-358 (1992).

Erlebacher, J. D., E. Brown, C. S. Tumosa, and M. F. Mecklenburg, "The Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity on the Rapidly Loaded Mechanical Properties of Artists' Acrylic Paints". Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology III, 267: 359-370 (1992).

van der Reyden, D., C. Hofmann, M. Baker, and M. Mecklenburg, "Modern Transparent Papers: Materials, Degradation, and the Effects of Some Conservation Treatments", Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology III, 267: 378-396 (1992).

Mecklenburg, M. F. and C. S. Tumosa. "Mechanical Behavior of Paintings Subjected to Changes in Temperature and Relative Humidity." in, Art In Transit: Studies in the Transport of Paintings, M. F. Mecklenburg Ed., National Gallery of Art, Washington (1991) 173-216.

Mecklenburg, M. F. and C. S. Tumosa. "An Introduction into the Mechanical Behavior of Paintings under Rapid Loading Conditions." in, Art In Transit: Studies in the Transport of Paintings, M. F. Mecklenburg Ed., National Gallery of Art, Washington (1991) 137-171.

Mecklenburg, M. F. "Some Mechanical and Physical Properties of Gilding Gesso". Gilded Wood Conservation and History, D. Bigelow, E. Cornu, G. J. Landrey, and C. van Horne, Eds., Sound View Press, Madison Conn., (1991) 163-170.

Mecklenburg, M. F., "Applied Mechanics of Materials in Conservation Research", Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology II, 185: 105-122 (1991).

Arah, C. O., D. K. McNamara, H. M. Hand, M. F. Mecklenburg, A. Dasgupta and B. K. Hornbeck, "Structural Analysis of Adhesively Bonded Joints of Tubular Geometry", Preprints from the 36th International SAMPE Symposium (1991) 372-382.

Hand, M. H., C. O. Arah, D. K. McNamara and M. F. Mecklenburg, "Effect of Environmental Exposure on Adhesively Bonded Joints", International Journal of Adhesives, 11(1): 15-23 (1991).

Mecklenburg, M. F., C. O. Arah, D. K. McNamara, M. H. Hand and J. A. Joyce, "Adhesive Fracture Testing", Fracture Mechanics: Twenty-First Symposium, ASTM STP 1074, J. P. Gudas, J. A. Joyce and E. M. Hackett, Eds., American Society for Testing Materials, (1990) 307-321.

Mecklenburg, M. F., J. A. Joyce and P. Albrecht, "Separation of Energies in Elastic-Plastic Fracture", Nonlinear Fracture Mechanics: Volume II - Elastic-Plastic Fracture, ASTM STP 995, J. D. Landes, A. Saxena and J. G. Merkle, Eds., American Society for Testing Materials, (1989) 594-612.

Arah, C. O., H. M. Hand, D. K. McNamara and M. F. Mecklenburg, "Techniques for Screening Adhesives for Structural Applications", Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 3(4): 261-276 (1989).

Arah, C. O., D. K. McNamara, H. M. Hand and M. F. Mecklenburg, "The Correlation Between Adhesive Stress Relaxation and Joint Performance", SAMPE Journal 25(4): (1989).

Arah, C. O., D. K. McNamara, H. M. Hand and M. F. Mecklenburg, "The Effect of Adherend Stiffness on Adhesive Behavior", in Proceedings of the 12th Annual Adhesion Society Meeting, (1989).

Arah, C. O., D. K. McNamara, H. M. Hand and M. F. Mecklenburg, "The Correlation Between Adhesive Stress Relaxation and Joint Performance", Science of Advanced Materials and Process Engineering Series -- "Tomorrow's Materials Today", Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering 34: 1434 (1989).

van der Reyden, D., M. F. Mecklenburg, M. Baker and M. Hamill, "Update on Current Research into Aqueous Light Bleaching at the Conservation Analytical Laboratory", The Book and Paper Group Annual 7: (1988).

Mecklenburg, M. F., "The Effects of Atmospheric Moisture on the Mechanical Properties of Collagen Under Equilibrium Conditions", Preprints, Sixteenth Annual Meeting, The American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Washington DC, (1988) 231-244.

Mecklenburg, M. F. and P. Albrecht, "Effect of Humidity on Behavior of Polymeric Materials", Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, American Chemical Society 26(2): 247-248 (1985).

Mecklenburg, M. F., "Some Aspects of the Mechanical Properties of Fabric-Supported Paintings", Report submitted to the Smithsonian Institution under the National Museum Act, Washington DC (1982).