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Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives II - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080441955, 9780080531953

Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives II, Volume 32

1st Edition

3rd ESIS TC4 Conference

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Editors: J Williams A Pavan Bamber Blackman
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080441955
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Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 26th November 2003
Page Count: 590
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    <li>Conference Committee</li> <li>Foreword</li> <li>Analysis of the Fracture Behavior of Amorphous Semi-Aromatic Polyamides<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>Experimental Analysis of Glassy Polymers Fracture Using a Double Notch Four Point-bending Method<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>DESIGN OF THE TWIN NOTCH SPECIMEN</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL</li><li>RESULTS</li><li>DISCUSSION</li></ul></li> <li>Toughening Effect in Highly Filled Polypropylene Through Multi-Scale Particle Size<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSION</li></ul></li> <li>Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of the Contact Fatigue Behaviour of an Epoxy Polymer Under Small Amplitude Sliding Micro-Motions<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>MATERIALS AND EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSION</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENT</li></ul></li> <li>Essential Work of Fracture of Injection Moulded Samples of Pet and PET/PC Blends<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>Rate and Temperature Effects on the Plane Stress Essential Work of Fracture in Semicrystalline Pet<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>THEORETICAL BACKGROUND</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENT</li></ul></li> <li>The Environmental Stress Cracking of a PBT/PBA Co-poly(ester ester)<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>MATERIAL, HYDROLYSIS AND SPECIMENS</li><li>ESC EXPERIMENTS</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEGDEMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>Effects of Constraint on the Traction-Separation Behaviour of Polyethylene<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>MATERIALS USED AND SPECIMEN PREPARATION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSION</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENT</li></ul></li> <li>Micromechanical Modelling of Rate and Temperature Dependent Fracture of Glassy Polymers<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>CONSTITUTIVE LAW</li><li>CRAZE MODELLING</li><li>PROBLEM FORMULATION</li><li>RESULTS</li><li>DISCUSSION</li></ul></li> <li>Cohesive Properties of a Crystalline Polymer Craze Under Impact Extension<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>ADIABATIC HEATING and DECOHESION</li><li>THE FULL NOTCH IMPACT TEST</li><li>RESULTS</li><li>DISCUSSION and CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>Laboratory Test For Measuring Resistance To Rapid Crack Propagation<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>THE RAPID CRACK PROPAGATION (RCP) PROBLEM</li><li>AN RCP MATERIAL PROPERTY TEST</li><li>EXPERIMENTS</li><li>INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS</li><li>DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>Rate Dependent Fracture Toughness of Plastics<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li></ul></li> <li>Numerical Determination of the Energy Calibration Function g<sub>d</sub> for High Rate Charpy Impact Tests<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>THE DETERMINATION OF G</li><li>FINITE VOLUME ANALYSIS</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li></ul></li> <li>The Three Dimensional Stress Fields at the Dynamic Crack Tip Associated with the Crack Branching in Pmma<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>THE BASIC EQUATIONS</li><li>PERTURBATION ANALYSIS</li><li>DISCUSSION</li></ul></li> <li>A Drop Tower Method for High Rate Fracture Toughness Testing of Polymers<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>HIGH RATE FRACTURE TESTS</li><li>CONTACT STIFFNESS AND MODULUS</li><li>RESULTS</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>The Strain Rate Dependence of Deformation and Fracture Behaviour of Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (Abs) Copolymer in Impact Test<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURES</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li></ul></li> <li>Elastic and Viscoelastic Fracture Analysis of Cracks in Polymer Encapsulations<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>THEORY</li><li>MATERIAL CHARACTERISATION</li><li>APPLICATION EXAMPLE</li><li>CONCLUSION</li></ul></li> <li>Modelling the Drop Impact Behaviour of Fluid-Filled Polyethylene Containers<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE</li><li>MODELLING AND RESULTS</li><li>3D FLUID-STRUCTURE-FRACTURE MODEL</li><li>FRACTURE PROPERTIES OF CONTAINER MATERIAL</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>Inverse Method for the Analysis of Instrumented Impact Tests of Polymers<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>MATHEMATICAL MODEL</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL DETAILS</li><li>ANALYSIS: THE INVERSE PROBLEM</li><li>RESULTS</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENT</li></ul></li> <li>On the Mode II Loading of Adhesive Joints<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL</li><li>ANALYSIS</li><li>RESULTS &amp; DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>Cohesive Failure Characterisation of Wood Adhesive Joints Loaded in Shear<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>TESTING METHODS</li><li>COHESIVE FRACTURE TESTS RESULTS</li><li>NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS</li><li>CONCLUSION</li><li>Acknowledgements</li></ul></li> <li>Rate Dependent Fracture Behaviour of Adhesively Bonded Joints<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURES</li><li>FINITE VOLUME METHODOLOGY</li><li>RESULTS</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>Experimental Characterization of Carbon-Fiber/Concrete Adhesive Interface for Retrofitting of Concrete Bridge Structures<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>MIXED MODE DISK SPECIMEN</li><li>FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS</li><li>FRACTURE TOUGHNESS TEST</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>The Determination of Adhesive Fracture Toughness for Laminates by the use of Different Test Geometry and Consideration of Plastic Energy Correction Factors<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>ADHESIVE FRACTURE TOUGHNESS USING DIFFERENT TEST GEOMETRIES</li><li>INVESTIGATION OF ENERGY CORRECTION FACTORS IN THE DETERMINATION OF ADHESIVE FRACTURE TOUGHNESS.</li><li>TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE OF ADHESIVE LAMINATES: A PRACTICAL PROBLEM.</li><li>CONCLUDING COMMENTS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENT</li></ul></li> <li>Fracture Toughness of a Laminated Composite<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>MATERIAL</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL METHOD</li><li>ANALYTICAL APPROACH</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENT</li></ul></li> <li>Combinatorial Edge Delamination Test for Thin Film Adhesion --- Concept, Procedure, Results<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>COMBINATORIAL EDGE DELAMINATION TEST</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>Bond Parameters Affecting Failure of Co-Cured Single and Double Lap Joints Subjected to Static and Dynamic Tensile Loads<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>SPECIMEN FABRICATION AND EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS OF THE CO-CURED LAP JOINTS UNDER STATIC TENSILE LOADS</li><li>FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION OF THE TENSILE LOAD BEARING CAPACITY OF THE CO-CURED LAP JOINTS</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS OF THE CO-CURED LAP JOINTS UNDER DYNAMIC TENSILE LOADS</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li></ul></li> <li>Fracture Behaviour of Short Glass Fibre-Reinforced Rubber-Toughened Nylon Composites<ul><li>Abstract:</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>Delamination Fracture in Cross-Ply Laminates: What can be Learned from Experiment?<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL DETAILS</li><li>PHENOMENOLOGY AND OBSERVATIONS</li><li>DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS</li><li>DISCUSSION</li><li>SUMMARY/CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>Fracture Toughness of Angle Ply Laminates<ul><li>Abstract</li><li>1 Introduction</li><li>2 Experimental Method</li><li>3 Experimental Results</li><li>4 Discussion</li><li>5 Conclusions</li><li>Acknowledgements</li></ul></li> <li>Strain Energy Release Rate for Crack Tip Delaminations in Angle-Ply Continuous Fibre Reinforced Composite Laminates<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>FRACTURE ANALYSIS</li><li>RESIDUAL STIFFNESS</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li></ul></li> <li>The Effect of Residual Stress on Transverse Cracking in Cross-Ply Carbon-Polyetherimide Laminates Under Bending<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>BEAM BEND TEST ANALYSIS</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM</li><li>RESULTS AND ANALYSIS</li><li>CONCLUSION</li></ul></li> <li>Z-Pin Bridging Force in Composite Delamination<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>THEORETICAL MODEL OF DCB MODE I DELAMINATIO</li><li>BRIDGING LAW</li><li>NUMERICAL EXAMPLES</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>Effects of Mesostructure on Crack Growth Control Characteristics in Z-Pinned Laminates<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSION</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li> <li>Fracture Toughness and Bridging Law of 3D Woven Composites<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>THE MATERIAL AND SPECIMENS INVESTIGATED</li><li>PROCEDURE OF EXPERIMENTAL LOADING AND MEASUREMENTS</li><li>CALCULATION OF THE ENERGY RELEASE RATE</li><li>RESULTS AND ANALYSIS</li><li>CONCLUSION</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGMENT</li></ul></li> <li>1. Polymers 1.1 Slow crack growth and fatigue<ul><li>Micromechanisms of Slow Crack Growth in Polyethylene<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL</li><li>RESULTS</li><li>DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li></ul></li></ul></li> <li>1. Polymers 1.2 Essential work of fracture<ul><li>Experimental Study of Rubber-Toughening of Pet<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL</li><li>EFFICIENCY OF THE NODULES</li><li>ESSENTIAL WORK OF FRACTURE</li><li>DAMAGE PROCESS ANALYSIS</li><li>CONCLUSION</li></ul></li></ul></li> <li>1. Polymers 1.3. Environmental stress cracking<ul><li>Effects of Detergent on Crack Initiation and Propagation in Polyethylenes<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL DETAILS</li><li>DATA ANALYSIS</li><li>RESULTS</li><li>DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li></ul></li></ul></li> <li>1. Polymers 1.4. Rate effects<ul><li>A New Way for Polymer Characterisation Using a Combined Approach LEFM &#x2013; Plastic Zone Corrected LEFM<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTALS</li><li>ASSESSMENT OF DUCTILE-BRITTLE TRANSITIONS USING THE LEFM APPROACH</li><li>DETERMINATION OF INTRINSIC TOUGHNESS VALUES USING A PLASTIC ZONE CORRECTED LEFM ORIGINAL APPROACH</li><li>NECESSITY OF A MIXED APPROACH</li><li>CONCLUSION</li></ul></li></ul></li> <li>2. Adhesive joints<ul><li>Fracture Mechanics Tests to Characterize Bonded Glass/Epoxy Composites: Application to Strength Prediction in Structural Assemblies<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>MATERIALS</li><li>FRACTURE MECHANICS APPROACH TO PREDICT FAILURE LOAD</li><li>DETERMINATION OF MIXED MODE FRACTURE ENVELOPE</li><li>ANALYSIS OF TEST SPECIMENS</li><li>APPLICATION TO A MARINE TOP-HAT STRUCTURE</li><li>FURTHER CONSIDERATIONS</li><li>CONCLUSION</li></ul></li></ul></li> <li>3. Composites 3.1 Short Fibre Composites<ul><li>Fracture Mechanisms in Short Fibre Polymer Composites: The Influence of External Variables on Critical Fibre Angle<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL</li><li>RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li></ul></li> <li>3. Composites 3.2. Laminates<ul><li>Comparison of Interlaminar Fracture Toughness Between CFRP and ALFRP Laminates with Common Epoxy Matrix at 77&#xA0;K in LN<sub>2</sub><ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS AND DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li></ul></li> <li>3. Composites 3.3. Z-Pinned laminates and bridging analysis<ul><li>Deducing Bridging Stresses and Damage from G<sub>IC</sub> Tests on Fibre Composites<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>ANALYSIS</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li></ul></li></ul></li> <li>3. Composites 3.4 Modelling and Lifetime prediction<ul><li>3D Modelling of Impact Failure in Sandwich Structures<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>EXPERIMENTAL SETUP</li><li>FINITE ELEMENT MODEL</li><li>NUMERICAL RESULTS</li><li>SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS</li></ul></li></ul></li> <li>Interfacial Stress Concentrations Near Free Edges and Cracks By The Boundary Finite Element Method<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>BOUNDARY FINITE ELEMENT FORMULATION FOR CONTINUA WITH EQUIVALENT CROSS-SECTIONAL PROPERTIES</li><li>RESULTS</li><li>CONCLUSIONS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENT</li></ul></li> <li>Stability of J-Controlled Cracks in Pipes<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>THE J-INTEGRAL AND TEARING MODULUS</li><li>NET-SECTION ANALYSIS</li><li>YIELD CONDITION FOR A TUBE OF FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITE MATERIAL</li><li>DETERMINATION OF THE ANGLE OF ROTATION</li><li>TEARING MODULUS AND STABILITY OF THE CRACK GROWTH</li><li>DISCUSSION</li><li>CONCLUDING REMARKS</li><li>ACKNOWLEDGEMENT</li></ul></li> <li>Alternative Fatigue Formulations For Variable Amplitude Loading of Fibre Composites For Wind Turbine Rotor Blades<ul><li>ABSTRACT</li><li>INTRODUCTION</li><li>WIND TURBINE ROTOR BLADES</li><li>FATIGUE OF FIBRE REINFORCED COMPOSITES</li><li>LIFETIME PREDICTION METHODS</li><li>ALTERNATIVE LIFETIME PREDICTION FORMULATIONS</li><li>CONCLUDING REMARKS</li></ul></li> <li>Author Index</li> <li>Keyword Index</li>

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26th November 2003
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A Pavan

Bamber Blackman