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Professor John C. Amazigo

Department of Mathematics
University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

B.S. (1964) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ph.D. (1970) Applied Mathematics, Harvard University

Academic Career:
September 2008: Dean of Physical Science at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

Book Published:
Amazigo, John C. and Rubenfeld, Lester A., Advanced calculus and its applications to the engineering and physical sciences, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, New York, 1980, ISBN: 0-471-04934-4 (407 pages),

Some of his papers:
Budiansky, B.; Fleck, N. A.; Amazigo, J. C. On kink-band propagation in fiber composites. J. Mech. Phys. Solids 46 (1998), no. 9, 1637--1653.

Amazigo, J. C.; Oyesanya, M. O. Secondary bifurcation and imperfection sensitivity of columns on nonlinear foundations. J. Nigerian Math. Soc. 5 (1986), 47--62 (1989).

Amazigo, J. C. and Hutchinson, J. W. (1977) Crack-tip fields in steady crack-growth with linear strain-hardening. page 81--97.

Hutchinson, J.W. and Amazigo, J.C., "Imperfection-Sensitivity of Eccentrically Stiffened Cylindrical Shells", AIAA Journal, Vol. 5, No.3, pp.392-401, March 1967.

Amazigo, J. C., “Buckling under Axial Compression of Long Cylindrical Shells with Random Axisymmetric Imperfections”, Harvard Rep. SM-20, November 1967.

Budiansky, B. and J. C. Amazigo, "Initial Post-Buckling Behavior of Cylindrical Shells under External Pressure," J. Math and Phys., 47, 223-235 (1968).

J. C. Amazigo (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA) and W. B. Fraser (The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia), “Buckling under external pressure of cylindrical shells with dimple shaped initial imperfections”, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 7, No. 8, August 1971, pp. 883-900,

Amazigo, J. C. and Budiansky, B., "Asymptotic Formulas for the Buckling Stresses of Axially Compressed Cylinders with Localized or Random Axisymmetric Imperfections," Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 39, 1972, pp. 179-184

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