Fracture of Materials: Moving Forwards

Volume 312

doi: 10.4028/

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Authors: Alberto Carpinteri, Giuseppe Lacidogna, Gianni Niccolini

Abstract: Extensive research and studies on concrete fracture and failure have shown that concrete should be viewed as a quasi-brittle material having...

Authors: Xiao Ming Wang, Yinghao Teo, Wing K. Chiu, Greg Foliente

Abstract: Generally, any chemical or physical change in a material may cause variation in its permittivity and permeability. The propagation of...

Authors: Christopher K.Y. Leung, Angus K.F. Cheung, Xiu Fang Zhang

Abstract: The high pseudo-ductility of Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) makes it a particularly effective material to resist the propagation...

Authors: Mao Sen Cao, Qing Wen Ren

Abstract: In this study, the fractal behavior of crack development in damaged concrete materials and its application to structural damage assessment...

Authors: Wenyi Yan, Qing Ping Sun, Hong Yuan Liu
Authors: Edmund Chwa, Linda Wu, Z. Chen

Abstract: Sol-gel coatings with different amount of colloidal silica were prepared on polycarbonate substrate. The scratch resistance was measured by...

Authors: Irena Zarudi, Liang Chi Zhang

Abstract: This paper discusses the cracking in monocrystalline silicon induced by microindentation with spherical and Berkovich indenters and...

Authors: Wun Chet Davy Cheong, Liang Chi Zhang

Abstract: This paper presents the molecular dynamics (MD) simulation of nano-indentation of diamond-like carbon (DLC) coating on silicon substrates....

Authors: Yao Gen Shen, Z.J. Liu, Y.H. Lu, Chun Sheng Lu, Yiu Wing Mai

Abstract: A combination of high-resolution transmission electron microscopy and x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy are used to establish that Ti-B-N...

Authors: Chun Sheng Lu, Yiu Wing Mai, Yao Gen Shen

Abstract: Based on nanoindentation techniques, the evaluation of hardness of two nanostructured thin films, AlN and Ti-Al-N, is discussed. In the...


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