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Mechanical Engineering

Stephen M. Graham, PhD

Professor & Department Chair
Mechanical Engineering Department
United States Naval Academy
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042
410 293 6519

    University of Maryland - College Park, 1998
    Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering
    Dissertation: "Stress intensity factors for bodies containing initial stress"
    Southern Methodist University, 1983
    Masters of Science, Mechanical Engineering
    University of Virginia, 1979
    Bachelors of Science, Mechanical Engineering
Fracture and Fatigue of Metals
Joining of Metal and Composite Structures
Structural Integrity Assessment
Associate Professor, U.S. Naval Academy (Aug. 2002 - Present)
Senior Engineer, Anteon Corporation, (Oct. 1995 - Aug. 2002)
Senior Engineer, Materials Engineering Associates, (Jan. 1990 - Oct. 1995)
Engineering Specialist, Idaho National Engineering Lab, (Aug. 1988 - Jan. 1990)

  • S. M. Graham, "Application of the Normalization Method to Dynamic Fracture Toughness Testing of Alloy 718," Journal of ASTM International, Vol. 3, Issue 6, 2006. 
  • Stephen. M. Graham, Gerard P. Mercier, and Brian P. Lâ Heureux, "Application of the Reference Temperature to the Evaluation of Cleavage Fracture in HSLA-100 Steel," Journal of ASTM International, Volume 3, Issue 5, May 2006. 
  • S. M. Graham and R. M. Crane, "Stress Analysis of Asymmetric Co-cured Stepped-Lap Joints," Journal of ASTM International, Volume 2, Issue 8, September 2005. 
  • S. M. Graham, "Evaluation of Welds Exhibiting Large Scatter in Charpy Toughness Using the Reference Temperature," ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 23, No. 1, January 2005. 
  • Stephen M. Graham and Jeff Mercier, "Applications of Scaling Models and the Weibull Stress to the Determination of Structural Performance-Based Material Screening Criteria," Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics: 33rd Volume, ASTM STP 1417, 2002.
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