THE FAILURE OF ADHESIVE LAYERS: FROM FAST FRACTURE TO STRESS CORROSION [Plenary Lecture]
Norman FleckGrand Ballroom E
Adhesive joints are increasing used in engineering components, particularly in the bonding of dissimilar materials. This talk focuses on deformation and failure mechanisms of a sandwich joint: brittle fracture in elastic layers, ductile failure by cohesive zone modelling, diffusion-controlled attack of an interface and toughening of an adhesive layer by the presence of micro-architectured reinforcement.
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Tue 17:10 - 17:50