K.L. DeVries (Larry) – Distinguished Professor

Larry DeVries

 

Phone: (801) 581-7101
Fax:
(801) 585-9826
E-mail: kldevries@mech.utah.edu
Office: 1656 MEK
Lab: 2151 MEB (Ph: 801-581-5131)

Education

  • Ph.D. Physics/Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1962
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1959
  • A.S. Civil Engineering, Weber State College, Ogden, Utah, 1953
Research Interests

  • Failure in materials
  • Material selection and substitution
  • Mechanical properties of polymers
  • Behavior of adhesive joints
  • Mechanical testing of materials
  • Biomaterials
Teaching

While I have taught a wide variety of department courses, most recent courses include: Statics, Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials, Advanced Mechanics of Materials, Elasticity, Engineering Material Science, and Concurrent Engineering.