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

Editors: J Williams A Pavan Bamber Blackman
eBook ISBN: 9780080531953
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080441955
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 26th November 2003
Page Count: 590
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Table of Contents

  • Conference Committee
  • Foreword
  • Analysis of the Fracture Behavior of Amorphous Semi-Aromatic Polyamides
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EXPERIMENTAL
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • Experimental Analysis of Glassy Polymers Fracture Using a Double Notch Four Point-bending Method
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • DESIGN OF THE TWIN NOTCH SPECIMEN
    • EXPERIMENTAL
    • RESULTS
    • DISCUSSION
  • Toughening Effect in Highly Filled Polypropylene Through Multi-Scale Particle Size
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSION
  • Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of the Contact Fatigue Behaviour of an Epoxy Polymer Under Small Amplitude Sliding Micro-Motions
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MATERIALS AND EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSION
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  • Essential Work of Fracture of Injection Moulded Samples of Pet and PET/PC Blends
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EXPERIMENTAL
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • Rate and Temperature Effects on the Plane Stress Essential Work of Fracture in Semicrystalline Pet
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
    • EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  • The Environmental Stress Cracking of a PBT/PBA Co-poly(ester ester)
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MATERIAL, HYDROLYSIS AND SPECIMENS
    • ESC EXPERIMENTS
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEGDEMENTS
  • Effects of Constraint on the Traction-Separation Behaviour of Polyethylene
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MATERIALS USED AND SPECIMEN PREPARATION
    • EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSION
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  • Micromechanical Modelling of Rate and Temperature Dependent Fracture of Glassy Polymers
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • CONSTITUTIVE LAW
    • CRAZE MODELLING
    • PROBLEM FORMULATION
    • RESULTS
    • DISCUSSION
  • Cohesive Properties of a Crystalline Polymer Craze Under Impact Extension
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • ADIABATIC HEATING and DECOHESION
    • THE FULL NOTCH IMPACT TEST
    • RESULTS
    • DISCUSSION and CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • Laboratory Test For Measuring Resistance To Rapid Crack Propagation
    • ABSTRACT
    • THE RAPID CRACK PROPAGATION (RCP) PROBLEM
    • AN RCP MATERIAL PROPERTY TEST
    • EXPERIMENTS
    • INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS
    • DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • Rate Dependent Fracture Toughness of Plastics
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EXPERIMENTAL
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSIONS
  • Numerical Determination of the Energy Calibration Function gd for High Rate Charpy Impact Tests
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THE DETERMINATION OF G
    • FINITE VOLUME ANALYSIS
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSIONS
  • The Three Dimensional Stress Fields at the Dynamic Crack Tip Associated with the Crack Branching in Pmma
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THE BASIC EQUATIONS
    • PERTURBATION ANALYSIS
    • DISCUSSION
  • A Drop Tower Method for High Rate Fracture Toughness Testing of Polymers
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • HIGH RATE FRACTURE TESTS
    • CONTACT STIFFNESS AND MODULUS
    • RESULTS
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • The Strain Rate Dependence of Deformation and Fracture Behaviour of Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (Abs) Copolymer in Impact Test
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURES
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSIONS
  • Elastic and Viscoelastic Fracture Analysis of Cracks in Polymer Encapsulations
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THEORY
    • MATERIAL CHARACTERISATION
    • APPLICATION EXAMPLE
    • CONCLUSION
  • Modelling the Drop Impact Behaviour of Fluid-Filled Polyethylene Containers
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE
    • MODELLING AND RESULTS
    • 3D FLUID-STRUCTURE-FRACTURE MODEL
    • FRACTURE PROPERTIES OF CONTAINER MATERIAL
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • Inverse Method for the Analysis of Instrumented Impact Tests of Polymers
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MATHEMATICAL MODEL
    • EXPERIMENTAL DETAILS
    • ANALYSIS: THE INVERSE PROBLEM
    • RESULTS
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  • On the Mode II Loading of Adhesive Joints
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EXPERIMENTAL
    • ANALYSIS
    • RESULTS & DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • Cohesive Failure Characterisation of Wood Adhesive Joints Loaded in Shear
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • TESTING METHODS
    • COHESIVE FRACTURE TESTS RESULTS
    • NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS
    • CONCLUSION
    • Acknowledgements
  • Rate Dependent Fracture Behaviour of Adhesively Bonded Joints
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURES
    • FINITE VOLUME METHODOLOGY
    • RESULTS
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • Experimental Characterization of Carbon-Fiber/Concrete Adhesive Interface for Retrofitting of Concrete Bridge Structures
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MIXED MODE DISK SPECIMEN
    • FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS
    • FRACTURE TOUGHNESS TEST
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • The Determination of Adhesive Fracture Toughness for Laminates by the use of Different Test Geometry and Consideration of Plastic Energy Correction Factors
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • ADHESIVE FRACTURE TOUGHNESS USING DIFFERENT TEST GEOMETRIES
    • INVESTIGATION OF ENERGY CORRECTION FACTORS IN THE DETERMINATION OF ADHESIVE FRACTURE TOUGHNESS.
    • TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE OF ADHESIVE LAMINATES: A PRACTICAL PROBLEM.
    • CONCLUDING COMMENTS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  • Fracture Toughness of a Laminated Composite
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MATERIAL
    • EXPERIMENTAL METHOD
    • ANALYTICAL APPROACH
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  • Combinatorial Edge Delamination Test for Thin Film Adhesion --- Concept, Procedure, Results
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • COMBINATORIAL EDGE DELAMINATION TEST
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • Bond Parameters Affecting Failure of Co-Cured Single and Double Lap Joints Subjected to Static and Dynamic Tensile Loads
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • SPECIMEN FABRICATION AND EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE
    • EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS OF THE CO-CURED LAP JOINTS UNDER STATIC TENSILE LOADS
    • FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION OF THE TENSILE LOAD BEARING CAPACITY OF THE CO-CURED LAP JOINTS
    • EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS OF THE CO-CURED LAP JOINTS UNDER DYNAMIC TENSILE LOADS
    • CONCLUSIONS
  • Fracture Behaviour of Short Glass Fibre-Reinforced Rubber-Toughened Nylon Composites
    • Abstract:
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • Delamination Fracture in Cross-Ply Laminates: What can be Learned from Experiment?
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • EXPERIMENTAL DETAILS
    • PHENOMENOLOGY AND OBSERVATIONS
    • DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
    • DISCUSSION
    • SUMMARY/CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • Fracture Toughness of Angle Ply Laminates
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Experimental Method
    • 3 Experimental Results
    • 4 Discussion
    • 5 Conclusions
    • Acknowledgements
  • Strain Energy Release Rate for Crack Tip Delaminations in Angle-Ply Continuous Fibre Reinforced Composite Laminates
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • FRACTURE ANALYSIS
    • RESIDUAL STIFFNESS
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
  • The Effect of Residual Stress on Transverse Cracking in Cross-Ply Carbon-Polyetherimide Laminates Under Bending
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • BEAM BEND TEST ANALYSIS
    • EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM
    • RESULTS AND ANALYSIS
    • CONCLUSION
  • Z-Pin Bridging Force in Composite Delamination
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THEORETICAL MODEL OF DCB MODE I DELAMINATIO
    • BRIDGING LAW
    • NUMERICAL EXAMPLES
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • Effects of Mesostructure on Crack Growth Control Characteristics in Z-Pinned Laminates
    • ABSTRACT
    • EXPERIMENTAL
    • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUSION
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • Fracture Toughness and Bridging Law of 3D Woven Composites
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THE MATERIAL AND SPECIMENS INVESTIGATED
    • PROCEDURE OF EXPERIMENTAL LOADING AND MEASUREMENTS
    • CALCULATION OF THE ENERGY RELEASE RATE
    • RESULTS AND ANALYSIS
    • CONCLUSION
    • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  • 1. Polymers 1.1 Slow crack growth and fatigue
    • Micromechanisms of Slow Crack Growth in Polyethylene
      • ABSTRACT
      • INTRODUCTION
      • EXPERIMENTAL
      • RESULTS
      • DISCUSSION
      • CONCLUSIONS
  • 1. Polymers 1.2 Essential work of fracture
    • Experimental Study of Rubber-Toughening of Pet
      • ABSTRACT
      • INTRODUCTION
      • EXPERIMENTAL
      • EFFICIENCY OF THE NODULES
      • ESSENTIAL WORK OF FRACTURE
      • DAMAGE PROCESS ANALYSIS
      • CONCLUSION
  • 1. Polymers 1.3. Environmental stress cracking
    • Effects of Detergent on Crack Initiation and Propagation in Polyethylenes
      • ABSTRACT
      • INTRODUCTION
      • EXPERIMENTAL DETAILS
      • DATA ANALYSIS
      • RESULTS
      • DISCUSSION
      • CONCLUSIONS
  • 1. Polymers 1.4. Rate effects
    • A New Way for Polymer Characterisation Using a Combined Approach LEFM – Plastic Zone Corrected LEFM
      • ABSTRACT
      • INTRODUCTION
      • EXPERIMENTALS
      • ASSESSMENT OF DUCTILE-BRITTLE TRANSITIONS USING THE LEFM APPROACH
      • DETERMINATION OF INTRINSIC TOUGHNESS VALUES USING A PLASTIC ZONE CORRECTED LEFM ORIGINAL APPROACH
      • NECESSITY OF A MIXED APPROACH
      • CONCLUSION
  • 2. Adhesive joints
    • Fracture Mechanics Tests to Characterize Bonded Glass/Epoxy Composites: Application to Strength Prediction in Structural Assemblies
      • ABSTRACT
      • INTRODUCTION
      • MATERIALS
      • FRACTURE MECHANICS APPROACH TO PREDICT FAILURE LOAD
      • DETERMINATION OF MIXED MODE FRACTURE ENVELOPE
      • ANALYSIS OF TEST SPECIMENS
      • APPLICATION TO A MARINE TOP-HAT STRUCTURE
      • FURTHER CONSIDERATIONS
      • CONCLUSION
  • 3. Composites 3.1 Short Fibre Composites
    • Fracture Mechanisms in Short Fibre Polymer Composites: The Influence of External Variables on Critical Fibre Angle
      • ABSTRACT
      • INTRODUCTION
      • EXPERIMENTAL
      • RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      • CONCLUSIONS
      • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • 3. Composites 3.2. Laminates
    • Comparison of Interlaminar Fracture Toughness Between CFRP and ALFRP Laminates with Common Epoxy Matrix at 77 K in LN2
      • ABSTRACT
      • INTRODUCTION
      • EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE
      • EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      • CONCLUSIONS
      • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • 3. Composites 3.3. Z-Pinned laminates and bridging analysis
    • Deducing Bridging Stresses and Damage from GIC Tests on Fibre Composites
      • ABSTRACT
      • INTRODUCTION
      • ANALYSIS
      • EXPERIMENTAL
      • CONCLUSIONS
  • 3. Composites 3.4 Modelling and Lifetime prediction
    • 3D Modelling of Impact Failure in Sandwich Structures
      • ABSTRACT
      • INTRODUCTION
      • EXPERIMENTAL SETUP
      • FINITE ELEMENT MODEL
      • NUMERICAL RESULTS
      • SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS
      • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • Interfacial Stress Concentrations Near Free Edges and Cracks By The Boundary Finite Element Method
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • BOUNDARY FINITE ELEMENT FORMULATION FOR CONTINUA WITH EQUIVALENT CROSS-SECTIONAL PROPERTIES
    • RESULTS
    • CONCLUSIONS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  • Stability of J-Controlled Cracks in Pipes
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THE J-INTEGRAL AND TEARING MODULUS
    • NET-SECTION ANALYSIS
    • YIELD CONDITION FOR A TUBE OF FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITE MATERIAL
    • DETERMINATION OF THE ANGLE OF ROTATION
    • TEARING MODULUS AND STABILITY OF THE CRACK GROWTH
    • DISCUSSION
    • CONCLUDING REMARKS
    • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  • Alternative Fatigue Formulations For Variable Amplitude Loading of Fibre Composites For Wind Turbine Rotor Blades
    • ABSTRACT
    • INTRODUCTION
    • WIND TURBINE ROTOR BLADES
    • FATIGUE OF FIBRE REINFORCED COMPOSITES
    • LIFETIME PREDICTION METHODS
    • ALTERNATIVE LIFETIME PREDICTION FORMULATIONS
    • CONCLUDING REMARKS
  • Author Index
  • Keyword Index

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No. of pages:
590
Language:
English
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eBook ISBN:
9780080531953
Hardcover ISBN:
9780080441955

About the Editors

J Williams Editor

A Pavan Editor

Bamber Blackman Editor