Engineering Against Fracture: Proceedings of the 1st Conference by S. G. PantelakisEngineering Against Fracture: Proceedings of the 1st Conference by S. G. Pantelakis

Engineering Against Fracture: Proceedings of the 1st Conference

byS. G. PantelakisEditorC. A. Rodopoulos

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Within the last thirty years there is a growing acknowledgement that prevention of catastrophic failures necessitates engagement of a large pool of expertise. Herein it is not excessive to seek advice from disciplines like materials science, structural engineering, mathematics, physics, reliability engineering and even economics. Today's engineering goals, independently of size; do not have the luxury of being outsideaglobalperspective.Survivaloftheintegratedmarketsand?nancialsystems require a web of safe transportation, energy production and product manufacturing. It is perhaps the ?rst decade in engineering history that multidisciplinary - proaching is not just an idea that needs to materialise but has matured beyond infancy. We can witness such transition by examining engineering job descriptions and postgraduate curricula. The undertaking of organising a conference to re?ect the above was not easy and de?nitely, not something that was brought to life without a lot of work and c- st mitment. The 1 Conference of Engineering Against Fracture from its conceptual day until completion was designed in a way of underlying the need of bringing all the key players on a common ground that once properly cultivated can ?ourish. To achieve that the conference themes were numerous and despite their, in principle notional differences, it was apparent that the attendees established such common ground through argumentation. The reader can see this from the variety of research areas re?ected by the works and keynote lecturers presented.
Title:Engineering Against Fracture: Proceedings of the 1st ConferenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:581 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.07 inPublished:November 6, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Keynote Dual Scale Fatigue Crack Monitoring Scheme Considering Random Material, Geometric and Load Characteristics, by G.C. Sih; Ball-Burnishing and Roller-Burnishing to Improve Fatigue Performance of Structural Alloys, by L. Wagner, T. Ludian and M. Wollmann; Exploitation of the TRIP Effect for the Development of Formable, Fracture and Fatigue Resistant Steels for Automotive Applications, by Gregory N. Haidemenopoulos; Multifunctional Materials Used in Automotive Industry: A Critical Review, by K. Salonitis, J. Pandremenos, J. Paralikas and G. Chryssolouris; Hybrid Metal Laminates for Low Weight Fuselage Structures, by M. Pacchione, and E. Hombergsmeier; Session 1 Engineering Properties: Effect of Talc Filler Content on Poly(Propylene) Composite Mechanical Properties, by Lubomir Lapcik Jr., Pavlina Jindrova and Barbora Lapcikova; Fracture Properties of Polypropylene Reinforced with Short Glass Fibres: The Influence of Temperature, Notch Length and Geometry, by Petr Elisek and Miroslav Raab; Influence of Width of Specimen on Tensile Properties of NiCo Thin Film, by Jun-Hyub Park, Joong-Hyok An, Yun-Bae Jeon, Yun-Jae Kim and Yong-Hak Huh; Session 2 Fatigue Damage Physics and Modeling: Dynamic Properties and Fatigue Failure of Aircraft Component, by S. Kuznetsov, E. Ozolinsh, I. Ozolinsh, I. Pavelko and V. Pavelko; Investigation of the Fatigue Behaviour of the Structural Magnesium Alloy AZ31, by Sp.G. Pantelakis, A.N. Chamos and V. Spiliadis; Session 3 Engineering Properties II: Coulomb Failure Surfaces in Ductile Nonlinear Elastic Materials, by N.P. Andrianopoulos, V.M. Manolopoulos and J.T. Dernikas; Effect of Stress on the Fire Reaction Properties of Polymer Composite Laminates, by A.E. Elmughrabi, M. Robinson and A.G. Gibson; Next Generation Composite Aircraft Fuselage Materials Under Post-crash Fire Conditions G. La Delfa, J.W. Luinge and A.G. Gibson Progressive Fracture Analysis of Planar Lattices and Shape-Morphing Kagome Structure Konstantinos I. Tserpes Session 4 Fatigue Damage (Experimental) Fatigue Behavior of Non-crimp Fabrics Peter Horst and Stephan Adden Fatigue Crack Growth Assessment of Corroded Aluminum Alloys Al.Th. Kermanidis and Sp.G. Pantelakis Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior Under Spectrum Loading D. Kujawski and S. Stoychev Thermo-Mechanical Methods for Improving Fatigue Performance of Wrought Magnesium Alloys Muhammad Shahzad and Lothar Wagner Small Crack in a Simulated Columnar Polycrystalline Aggregate with Random 2D and 3D Lattice Orientations I. Simonovski and L. Cizelj Session 5 Applied Fracture Mechanics Bonded Crack Retarders for Enhanced Fail Safety and Damage Tolerance in Aircraft Structures P.E. Irving, D. Figueroa-Gordon and X. Zhang, M. Boscolo Investigations on Fracture of Collector Copper Lamellas L. Marsavina, N. Faur, R. Susan-Resiga, and R. Negru The Regularities of Fatigue Crack Growth in Airframes Elements at Real Operation Conditions I. Pavelko and V. Pavelko Session 6 Engineering Applications Fracture in Electronics William J. Plumbridge Improving the Crashworthiness of Aluminium Rail Vehicles D. Zangani, M. Robinson and G. Kotsikos Information Fusion in Ad hoc Wireless Sensor Networks for Aircraft Health Monitoring Nikos Fragoulis, Vassilis Tsagaris and Vassilis Anastassopoulos Roll Forming of AHSS: Numerical Simulation and Investigation of Effects of Main Process Parameters on Quality K. Salonitis, J. Paralikas and G. Chryssolouris Session 7 Scale Effects and Modeling Dependency of Micro-mechanical Properties of Gold Thin Films on Grain