Introduction. Fiber fracture: an overview (K.K. Chawla). Models of fibre fracture (M. Elices, J. Llorca). Forms of fracture (J.W.S. Hearle).
Ceramic Fibers. Fracture processes in fine silicon carbide fibres (A. Bunsell). Fracture processes in oxide ceramic fibres(M.H. Berger). Fracture characteristics of single crystal and eutectic fibers (A. Sayir, S.C. Farmer).
Glass Fibers. Strength of glass fibers (P.K. Gupta).
Carbon Fibers. Fracture of carbon fibers (J.G. Lavin).Metallic Fibers
. Strength and fracture of metallic filaments (H.U Künzi). Fracture of superfine metallic wires (K. Yoshida).
Polymeric Fibers. Fracture of highly-orientated, chain-extended polymer fibres (J.W.S. Hearle). Fracture of synthetic polymeric fibers (Y. Termonia). Fracture of natural polymeric fibers (C. Viney). Fracture of common textile fibres (J.W.S. Hearle).Nanofibers
. Atomic transformations, strength, plasticity, and electron transport in strained carbon nanotubes (I. Bernmolc et al