Publications 2006 - 2009

Affolter, C.; Piskoty, G.; Wullschleger, L.; Weisse, B. Collapse of a high storage rack. Eng. Fail. Anal. 2009, 16 (6), 1846-1855. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2008.09.011
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Affolter, C.; Weisse, B.; Stutz, A.; Köbel, S.; Terrasi, G. P. Optimization of the stress distribution in ceramic femoral heads by means of finite element methods. Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part H 2009, 223 (2), 237-248. https://doi.org/10.1243/09544119JEIM429
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Barbezat, M.; Brunner, A. J.; Necola, A.; Rees, M.; Gasser, P.; Terrasi, G. Fracture behavior of GFRP laminates with nanocomposite epoxy resin matrix. J. Compos. Mater. 2009, 43 (9), 959-976. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998308100799
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Birchmeier, M.; Gsell, D.; Juon, M.; Brunner, A. J.; Paradies, R.; Dual, J. Active fiber composites for the generation of Lamb waves. Ultrasonics 2009, 49 (1), 73-82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultras.2008.05.003
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Birchmeier, M. Characterization and application of active fiber composites. Doctoral dissertation, ETH Zürich, Switzerland, 2009, 148 p. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-a-005997094
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Brunner, A. J.; Murphy, N.; Pinter, G. Development of a standardized procedure for the characterization of interlaminar delamination propagation in advanced composites under fatigue mode I loading conditions. Eng. Fract. Mech. 2009, 76 (18), 2678-2689. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2009.07.014
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Brunner, A. J.; Paris, I.; Pinter, G. Fatigue propagation test development for polymer-matrix fibre-reinforced laminates. Presented at the 12th International Conference on Fracture, Ottawa, Canada, 12-17 July 2009.
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Brunner, A. J.; Terrasi, G. P.; Cartié, D. D. R. Fatigue testing of Z-pin reinforced carbon-fibre laminates. Presented at the 12th International Conference on Fracture, Ottawa, Canada, 12-17 July 2009.
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Brunner, A. J.; Birchmeier, M.; Melnykowycz, M. M.; Barbezat, M. Piezoelectric fiber composites as sensor elements for structural health monitoring and adaptive material systems. J. Intell. Mater. Syst. Struct. 2009, 20 (9), 1045-1055. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X08101196
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Brunner, A. J.; Niemz, P.; Walter, O. Schallemissionsanalyse von Zugversuchen an Standardprüfkörpern aus unterschiedlichen Holzwerkstoffen. Presented at the 17. Kolloquium Schallemission. Statusberichte zur Entwicklung und Anwendung der Schallemissionsanalyse, Bad Schandau, Germany, September 24–25, 2009; p (8 pp.).
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Brunner, A. J.; Terrasi, G. P.; Tannert, T.; Vallée, T. Schallemissionsüberwachung von Zugversuchen an zweiseitig überlappenden Klebverbindungen zwischen GFK-Profilen bzw. Holz-Latten. Presented at the 17. Kolloquium Schallemission. Statusberichte zur Entwicklung und Anwendung der Schallemissionsanalyse, Bad Schandau, Germany, September 24–25, 2009; p (8 pp.).
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Brönnimann, R.; Terrasi, G. P. Strain monitoring by resistance measurement of carbon fiber prestressing tendons in filigree high performance concrete elements. In Proceedings of the 4th international conference on structural health monitoring of intelligent infrastructure, presented at the 4th international conference on structural health monitoring of intelligent infrastructure (SHMII-4) 2009, Zurich, Switzerland, July 22–24, 2009; Meier, U., Havranek, B., Motavalli, M., Eds.; ISHMII: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 2009; p 679 (8 pp.).
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Cartié, D. D. R.; Laffaille, J. M.; Partridge, I. K.; Brunner, A. J. Fatigue delamination behaviour of unidirectional carbon fibre/epoxy laminates reinforced by Z-Fiber® pinning. Eng. Fract. Mech. 2009, 76 (18), 2834-2845. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2009.07.018
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Castillo, E.; Fernández-Canteli, A.; Koller, R.; Ruiz-Ripoll, M. L.; García, A. A statistical fatigue model covering the tension and compression Wöhler fields. Probab. Eng. Mech. 2009, 24 (2), 199-209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.probengmech.2008.06.003
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Dürager, C.; Brunner, A. J.; Barbezat, M. Health monitoring of welded aluminum beams. In Proceedings of the 4th international conference on structural health monitoring of intelligent infrastructure, presented at the 4th international conference on structural health monitoring of intelligent infrastructure (SHMII-4) 2009, Zurich, Switzerland, July 22–24, 2009; Meier, U., Havranek, B., Motavalli, M., Eds.; ISHMII: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 2009; p 350 (8 pp.).
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Falub, C. V.; Thorwarth, G.; Affolter, C.; Müller, U.; Voisard, C.; Hauert, R. A quantitative in vitro method to predict the adhesion lifetime of diamond-like carbon thin films on biomedical implants. Acta Biomater. 2009, 5 (8), 3086-3097. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2009.05.009
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Koller, R.; Ruiz-Ripoll, M. L.; García, A.; Fernández-Canteli, A.; Castillo, E. Experimental validation of a statistical model for the Wöhler field corresponding to any stress level and amplitude. Int. J. Fatigue 2009, 31 (2), 231-241. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2008.09.003
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Kovacs, G.; Düring, L.; Michel, S.; Terrasi, G. Stacked dielectric elastomer actuator for tensile force transmission. Sens. Actuators A 2009, 155 (2), 299-307. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2009.08.027
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Mondal, S. P.; Dhar, A.; Ray, S. K.; Chakraborty, A. K. Bonding, vibrational, and electrical characteristics of CdS nanostructures embedded in polyvinyl alcohol matrix. J. Appl. Phys. 2009, 105 (8), 084309 (5 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3111971
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Niemz, P.; Brunner, A. J.; Walter, O. Investigation of the mechanism of failure behaviour of wood based materials using acoustic emission analysis and image processing. Wood Res. 2009, 54 (2), 49-62.
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Oess, N. P.; Weisse, B.; Nelson, B. J. Magnetoelastic strain sensor for optimized assessment of bone fracture fixation. IEEE Sens. J. 2009, 9 (8), 961-968. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2009.2025575
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Paradies, R.; Ciresa, P. Active wing design with integrated flight control using piezoelectric macro fiber composites. Smart Mater. Struct. 2009, 18 (3), 035010 (9 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/18/3/035010
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Paradies, R.; Schläpfer, B. Finite element modeling of piezoelectric elements with complex electrode configuration. Smart Mater. Struct. 2009, 18 (2), 025015 (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/18/2/025015
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Piskoty, G.; Zgraggen, M.; Weisse, B.; Affolter, C.; Terrasi, G. Structural failures of rope-based systems. Eng. Fail. Anal. 2009, 16 (6), 1929-1939. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2008.10.004
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Terrasi, G. P.; Brunner, A. J.; Vallée, T.; Tannert, T. Monitoring and evaluation of damage behaviour of adhesively bonded joints under tensile loads. Presented at the Swiss Bonding 09, Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland, 11-13 May 2009; pp 267-278.
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Weisse, B.; Affolter, C.; Terrasi, G. P.; Piskoty, G.; Köbel, S. Failure analysis of in vivo fractured ceramic femoral heads. Eng. Fail. Anal. 2009, 16 (4), 1188-1194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2008.07.015
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Abouhossein, A.; Weisse, B.; Piskoty, G.; Affolter, C.; Ferguson, S. J. A nonlinear, dynamic, multi-body model of the lumbar spine. Presented at the 8th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Porto, Portugal, February 27 - March 1, 2008; p 6 pp.
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Birchmeier, M.; Brunner, A. J.; Paradies, R.; Dual, J. Active fiber composites for exciting and sensing structural waves in plate-like structures. In Proceedings of the Fourth European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, presented at the 2008; pp 422-429.
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Bohse, J.; Brunner, A. J. Acoustic emission in delamination investigation. In Delamination behaviour of composites; Sridharan, S., Ed.; Woodhead Publishing: Abington, 2008; pp 217-277. https://doi.org/10.1533/9781845694821.2.217
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Brunner, A. J.; Blackman, B. R. K.; Davies, P. A status report on delamination resistance testing of polymer-matrix composites. Eng. Fract. Mech. 2008, 75 (9), 2779-2794. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2007.03.012
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Brunner, A. J.; Terrasi, G. P.; Vallée, T.; Keller, T. Acoustic emission analysis and acousto-ultrasonics for damage detection in GFRP adhesive joints. Presented at the 28th European Conference on Acoustic Emission Testing, European Working Group on Acoustic Emission (EWGAE), Krakow, Poland, September 17-19, 2008; pp 100-105.
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Brunner, A. J.; Terrasi, G. P. Acousto-ultrasonic signal analysis for damage detection in GFRP adhesive joints. J. Acoust. Emiss. 2008, 26, 152-159. http://www.aewg.org/jaeonline.htm
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Brunner, A. J. Experimental study of delamination in cross-ply laminates. In Delamination behaviour of composites; Sridharan, S., Ed.; Woodhead Publishing: Abington, 2008; pp 281-309. https://doi.org/10.1533/9781845694821.3.281
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Brunner, A. J.; Hack, E.; Neuenschwander, J. Nondestructive testing. In Characterization Analysis of Polymers; Seidel, A., Ed.; Wiley-Interscience, 2008; pp 357-377.
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Castillo, E.; Ramos, A.; Koller, R.; López-Aenlle, M.; Fernández-Canteli, A. A critical comparison of two models for assessment of fatigue data. Int. J. Fatigue 2008, 30 (1), 45-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2007.02.014
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Fürst, A.; Meier, D.; Michel, S.; Schmidlin, A.; Held, L.; Laib, A. Effect of age on bone mineral density and micro architecture in the radius and tibia of horses: an Xtreme computed tomographic study. BMC Vet. Res. 2008, 4, 3 (12 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1186/1746-6148-4-3
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Fürst, A. E.; Oswald, S.; Jäggin, S.; Piskoty, G.; Michel, S.; Auer, J. A. Fracture configurations of the equine radius and tibia after a simulated kick. Vet. Comp. Orthop. Traumatol. 2008, 21 (1), 49-58. https://doi.org/10.3415/VCOT-07-03-0022
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Jordi, C.; Michel, S.; Widmer, N.; Frohne, V. Body segment of an active airship based on dielectric elastomers. In Proceedings of ICAST 2008, presented at the 19th international conference on adaptive structures and technologies 2008. (ICAST 2008), Ascona, Switzerland, October 6-9, 2008; Curran: Red Hook, NY, United States, 2008; pp 95-105.
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Koller, R.; Stutz, A.; Terrasi, G. P.; Necola, A.; Stöcklin, I. Prestressed CFRP-laminate patching of welded steel beams for increased durability. In FRP composites in civil engineering. Proceedings of the 4th international conference on FRP composites in civil engineering, presented at the Fourth international conference on FRP composites in civil engineering (CICE2008), Zurich, Switzerland, July 22–24, 2008; Motavalli, M., Ed.; International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC): sine loco, 2008; p (6 pp.).
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Kovacs, G.; Düring, L.; Michel, S.; Terrasi, G. Field induced deformation of active structures based on dielectric elastomers. In Proceedings of ICAST 2008, presented at the 19th international conference on adaptive structures and technologies 2008. (ICAST 2008), Ascona, Switzerland, October 6-9, 2008; Curran: Red Hook, NY, United States, 2008; pp 45-64.
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Lochmatter, P.; Kovacs, G. Design and characterization of an active hinge segment based on soft dielectric EAPs. Sens. Actuators A 2008, 141 (2), 577-587. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2007.10.029
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Lochmatter, P.; Kovacs, G. Design and characterization of an actively deformable shell structure composed of interlinked active hinge segments driven by soft dielectric EAPs. Sens. Actuators A 2008, 141 (2), 588-597. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2007.10.030
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Michel, S.; Jordi, C.; Wahl, L.; Widmer, N.; Fink, E.; Kniese, L.; Bormann, A. Biomimetics in airship design. Presented at the 19th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), Ascona, Switzerland, October 6-9, 2008.
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Michel, S.; Bormann, A.; Jordi, C.; Fink, E. Feasibility studies for a bionic propulsion system of a blimp based on dielectric elastomers. In Electroactive polymer actuators and devices (EAPAD) 2008, presented at the SPIE smart structures and materials + nondestructive evaluation and health monitoring, San Diego, CA, USA, March 9-13, 2008; Bar-Cohen, Y., Ed.; Proceedings of SPIE; SPIE: Bellingham, WA, USA, 2008; Vol. 6927, p 69270S (15 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.777588
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Niemz, P.; Brunner, A. J.; Walter, O. Investigation of the mechanism of failure behavior of wood-based materials using acoustic emission analysis and image processing. Presented at the 15th International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing of Wood, Duluth, MN, USA, September, 10-12, 2007; pp 135-141.
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Ruiz-Ripoll, M. L.; García, A.; Castillo, E.; Fernández-Canteli, A.; Koller, R. Fatigue damage measures with a statistical model for the Wöhler field. Presented at the IALCCE'08 – First international Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, Varenna, Italy, June 10-14, 2008; pp 221-226.
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Schmid Daners, M.; Wullschleger, L.; Derler, S.; Schmitt, K. U. Development of a new design of hip protectors using finite element analysis and mechanical tests. Med. Eng. Phys. 2008, 30 (9), 1186-1192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2008.02.011
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Terrasi, G. P.; Affolter, C.; Barbezat, M.; Bättig, G. Increasing the acceptance of high performance concrete prestressed with CFRP. In FRP composites in civil engineering. Proceedings of the 4th international conference on FRP composites in civil engineering, presented at the Fourth international conference on FRP composites in civil engineering (CICE2008), Zurich, Switzerland, July 22–24, 2008; Motavalli, M., Ed.; International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC): sine loco, 2008; p (6 pp.).
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Weisse, B.; Affolter, C.; Stutz, A.; Terrasi, G. P.; Köbel, S.; Weber, W. Influence of contaminants in the stem–ball interface on the static fracture load of ceramic hip joint ball heads. Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. Part H 2008, 222 (5), 829-835. https://doi.org/10.1243/09544119JEIM374
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Affolter, C.; Piskoty, G.; Koller, R.; Zgraggen, M.; Rütti, T. F. Fatigue in the shell of a conveyor drum. Eng. Fail. Anal. 2007, 14 (6), 1038-1052. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2006.11.071
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Barbezat, M.; Brunner, A. J.; Necola, A.; Rees, M.; Gasser, P.; Terrasi, G. Fracture behaviour of GFRP laminates with nanocomposite epoxy resin matrix. Paper 030. Presented at the 6th International Symposium on Advanced composites (COMP07), Corfu, Greece, May 16-18, 2007; p 9 pp.
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Barbezat, M.; Brunner, A. J.; Huber, C.; Flüeler, P. Integrated active fiber composite elements: characterization for acoustic emission and acousto-ultrasonics. J. Intell. Mater. Syst. Struct. 2007, 18 (5), 515-525. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X06067140
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Birchmeier, M.; Brunner, A. J.; Paradies, R.; Dual, J. Experimental characterization of active fiber composites used as piezoelectric transducers for emitting and receiving Lamb waves in plate-like structures. Presented at the International Conference on Advanced Technology in Experimental Mechanics (ATEM'07), Fukuoka, Japan, September 12-14, 2007; p 6 pp.
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Brunner, A. J.; Niemz, P.; Walter, O. Damage accumulation and failure of different types of wood-panels under tensile loading. Presented at the 22nd Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites (ASC2007), Seattle, Washington, USA, September 17-19, 2007; p 16 pp.
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Brunner, A. J.; Terrasi, G. P. Delamination resistance testing of glass-fiber composite laminates. Presented at the 22nd Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites (ASC2007), Seattle, Washington, USA, September 17-19, 2007; p 15 pp.
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Brunner, A. J.; Hack, E.; Neuenschwander, J. Nondestructive testing. In Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology; Wiley, 2007; pp 747-751.
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Brunner, A. J.; Birchmeier, M.; Melnykowycz, M.; Barbezat, M. Piezoelectric active fiber composites as sensor elements for structural health monitoring and adaptive material systems. Paper 037. Presented at the 6th International Symposium on Advanced Composites (COMP07), Corfu, Greece, May 16-18, 2007; p 7 pp.
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Clemens, F.; Heiber, J.; R. Ismael, M.; Paradies, R.; Graule, T.; Piechowiak, M.; Kozielsk, L.; Czekaj, D. The influence of the sintering atmosphere and the fibre geometry on the piezoelectric properties of PZT single fibres and AFC structures. Presented at the International Symposium on Piezocomposite Applications (ISPA 2007), Dresden, Germany, September 27-28, 2007; p 10 pp.
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Dürager, C.; Michel, S.; Zobel, M.; Fink, E. Electroactive polymers as a novel actuator technology for lighter-than-air vehicles. In Electroactive polymer actuators and devices (EAPAD) 2007, presented at the SPIE smart structures and materials + nondestructive evaluation and health monitoring, San Diego, CA, USA, March 18-22, 2007; Bar-Cohen, Y., Ed.; Proceedings of SPIE; SPIE: Bellingham, WA, USA, 2007; Vol. 6524, p 65241Q (11 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.716658
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Dürager, C.; Brunner, A. J. Wireless signal transmission and excitation for piezoelectric active fibre composite elements. Presented at the International Conference on Advanced Technology in Experimental Mechanics (ATEM'07), Fukuoka, Japan, September 12-14, 2007; p 6 pp.
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Kovacs, G.; Lochmatter, P.; Wissler, M. An arm wrestling robot driven by dielectric elastomer actuators. Smart Mater. Struct. 2007, 16 (2), S306-S317. https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/16/2/S16
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Lochmatter, P.; Kovacs, G.; Michel, S. Characterization of dielectric elastomer actuators based on a hyperelastic film model. Sens. Actuators A 2007, 135 (2), 748-757. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2006.08.006
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Lochmatter, P.; Kovacs, G.; Wissler, M. Characterization of dielectric elastomer actuators based on a visco-hyperelastic film model. Smart Mater. Struct. 2007, 16 (2), 477-486. https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/16/2/028
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Lochmatter, P.; Kovacs, G. Concept study on active shells driven by soft dielectric EAP. In Electroactive polymer actuators and devices (EAPAD) 2007, presented at the SPIE smart structures and materials + nondestructive evaluation and health monitoring, San Diego, CA, USA, March 18-22, 2007; Bar-Cohen, Y., Ed.; Proceedings of SPIE; SPIE: Bellingham, WA, USA, 2007; Vol. 6524, p 65241O (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.716642
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Lochmatter, P.; Kovacs, G.; Ermanni, P. Design and characterization of shell-like actuators based on soft dielectric electroactive polymers. Smart Mater. Struct. 2007, 16 (4), 1415-1422. https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/16/4/056
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Lochmatter, P. Development of a shell-like electroactive polymer (EAP) actuator. Doctoral dissertation, ETH Zürich, Switzerland, 2007, 307 p.
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Michel, S.; Bernasconi, M.; Bormann, A.; Zobel, M.; Fink, E. Feasibility studies for a bionic blimb with a fish-like propulsion systems. Presented at the 7th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration and Operations Conference (ATIO), Belfast, Northern Ireland, September 18-20, 2007; p 12 pp.
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Paradies, R.; Melnykowycz, M. Numerical stress investigation for piezoelectric elements with a circular cross section and interdigitated electrodes. J. Intell. Mater. Syst. Struct. 2007, 18 (9), 963-972. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X06071438
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Paradies, R. Vergleich piezoelektrischer Elemente Wafer - AFC - ABC. Presented at the Internationales Forum Mechatronik (ifm2007), Winterthur, Switzerland, September 12-13, 2007; pp 270-286.
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Piskoty, G.; Klotz, U. E.; Kovacs, G.; Weisse, B.; Rütti, T. F.; Stutz, A. Analysis of a tragic accident on a summer toboggan run. Eng. Fail. Anal. 2007, 14 (6), 1083-1092. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2006.11.057
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Roos, R.; Kress, G.; Barbezat, M.; Ermanni, P. Enhanced model for interlaminar normal stress in singly curved laminates. Compos. Struct. 2007, 80 (3), 327-333. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2006.05.022
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Rütti, T. F.; Piskoty, G.; Koller, R.; Wullschleger, L.; Michel, S. A. Optimised design of mandrels after fatigue failure. Eng. Fail. Anal. 2007, 14 (6), 1103-1113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2006.11.062
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Terrasi, G. P. Prefabricated thin-walled structural elements made from high performance concrete prestressed with pultruded carbons wires. Presented at the 8th International Symposium on Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-8), Patras, Greece, July 16-18, 2007; p 10 pp.
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Winkler, R.; Piskoty, G.; Zgraggen, M. Qualitätsmängel und die tragischen Folgen, am Beispiel einer gebrochenen Kinderschaukel-Aufhängung. Prakt. Metallogr. 2007, 44 (4), 193-196.
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Wissler, M.; Mazza, E. Electromechanical coupling in dielectric elastomer actuators. Sens. Actuators A 2007, 138 (2), 384-393. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2007.05.029
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Wissler, M.; Mazza, E. Mechanical behavior of an acrylic elastomer used in dielectric elastomer actuators. Sens. Actuators A 2007, 134 (2), 494-504. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2006.05.024
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Wissler, M. T. Modeling dielectric elastomer actuators. Doctoral dissertation, ETH Zürich, Switzerland, 2007, 153 p.
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Wullschleger, L.; Rütti, T. F.; Zgraggen, M.; Piskoty, G. Structural collapse of a freestyle ski-jump. Eng. Fail. Anal. 2007, 14 (8), 1512-1525. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2006.12.006
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Barbezat, M.; Birchmeier, M.; Santschi, Y.; Brunner, A. J. Damage detection in fiber-reinforced laminates using impedance testing with piezoelectric active fiber composite elements. Presented at the Sixteenth International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, Paris, France, October 9-12, 2005; Bernadou, M., Cagnol, J., Ohayon, R., Eds.; DEStech Publications, Inc.: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA; pp 109-116.
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Birchmeier, M.; Brunner, A. J.; Paradies, R.; Dual, J. Active fiber composites as orthotropic piezoelectric transducers for structural health monitoring applications: Experimental approach. Presented at the 9th Cansmart Meeting, International Workshop on Smart Materials and Structures, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 12-13, 2006; pp 203-212.
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Blackman, B. R. K.; Brunner, A. J.; Williams, J. G. Mode II fracture testing of composites: a new look at an old problem. Eng. Fract. Mech. 2006, 73 (16), 2443-2455. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2006.05.022
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Brunner, A. J.; Barbezat, M. Acoustic emission monitoring of delamination growth in fibre-reinforced polymer-matrix composites. Presented at the 16th European Conference of Fracture, Fracture of Nano and Engineering Materials and Structures, Alexandroupolis, Greece, July 3-7, 2006; p 8 pp.
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Brunner, A. J.; Barbezat, M. Acoustic emission monitoring of leaks in pipes for transport of liquid and gaseous media: a model experiment. In Acoustic emission testing. European Working Group on Acoustic Emission, presented at the 27th European conference on acoustic emission testing, Cardiff, Wales; United Kingdom, September 20–22, 2006; Pullin, R., Holford, K. M., Evans, S. L., Dulieu-Barton, J. M., Eds.; Advanced materials research; Trans Tech Publications: Durnten-Zurich, Switzerland, 2006; Vol. 13-14, pp 351-356. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.13-14.351
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Brunner, A. J.; Howald, M. T.; Niemz, P. Acoustic emission rate behavior of laminated wood specimens under tensile loading. J. Acoust. Emiss. 2006, 24, 104-110. http://www.aewg.org/jaeonline.htm
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Brunner, A. J.; Blackman, B. R. K.; Williams, J. G. Calculating a damage parameter and bridging stress from GIC delamination tests on fibre composites. Compos. Sci. Technol. 2006, 66 (6), 785-795. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2004.12.040
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Brunner, A. J. Fracture testing of polymer-matrix composites. Presented at the 10th Portuguese Conference on Fracture, Guimarães, Portugal, February 22-24, 2006; p 11 pp.
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Brunner, A. J.; Birchmeier, M.; Barbezat, M. Piezoelectric active fiber composites as acoustic emission sensors for structural integrity monitoring of adaptive material systems. Presented at the 6th International Symposium on Advanced Acoustic Emission and Ultrasonic of New Materials (AAUM), Kanagawa (Japan), 28 July 2006; p 8 pp.
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Brunner, A. J.; Necola, A.; Rees, M.; Gasser, P.; Kornmann, X.; Thomann, R.; Barbezat, M. The influence of silicate-based nano-filler on the fracture toughness of epoxy resin. Eng. Fract. Mech. 2006, 73 (16), 2336-2345. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2006.05.004
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Castillo, E.; Ramos, A.; López-Aenlle, M.; Fernández-Canteli, A.; Koller, R. Comparative analysis of two models for evaluating fatigue data. Presented at the 16th European Conference of Fracture, ECF16, Alexandroupolis, Greece, July 3-7; p 12 pp.
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Lochmatter, P.; Kovacs, G.; Ermanni, P. Design and characterization of shell-like dielectric elastomer actuators. Presented at the 17th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, ICAST2006, Taipei, Taiwan, October 16-19, 2006; p 8 pp.
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Lochmatter, P.; Michel, S.; Kovacs, G. Electromechanical model for static and dynamic activation of elementary dielectric elastomer actuators. In Smart structures and materials 2006: electroactive polymer actuators and devices (EAPAD), presented at the SPIE smart structures and materials + nondestructive evaluation and health monitoring, San Diego, CA, USA, February 26 - March 2, 2006; Bar-Cohen, Y., Ed.; Proceedings of SPIE; SPIE: Bellingham, WA, USA, 2006; Vol. 6168, p 61680F (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.657873
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Melnykowycz, M.; Martinez, M.; Nitzsche, F.; Barbezat, M.; Artemev, A. Acitve airfoil design and finite element analysis of smart structures for rotor blade applications. Presented at the Sixteenth International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, Paris, France, October 9-12, 2005; Bernadou, M., Cagnol, J., Ohayon, R., Eds.; DEStech Publickations, Inc.: Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601, USA; pp 182-189.
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Melnykowycz, M. M.; Belloli, A.; Ermanni, P.; Barbezat, M. Integration and reliability of active fiber composite (AFC) sensors/actuators in carbon/epoxy laminates. In Smart structures and materials 2006: active materials: behavior and mechanics, presented at the SPIE smart structures and materials + nondestructive evaluation and health monitoring, San Diego, CA, USA, February 26 - March 2, 2006; Armstrong, W. D., Ed.; Proceedings of SPIE; SPIE: Bellingham, WA, USA, 2006; Vol. 6170, p 61701J (11 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.658639
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Melnykowycz, M.; Kornmann, X.; Huber, C.; Barbezat, M.; Brunner, A. J. Performance of integrated active fiber composites in fiber reinforced epoxy laminates. Smart Mater. Struct. 2006, 15 (1), 204-212. https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/15/1/050
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Michel, S. Elektroaktive Polymere (EAP) als Aktoren. Presented at the VDI Wissensforum, Seminar 'Kunstofftechnik für Sensoren und Aktoren' (357802), Fürth, Deutschland, Oktober 25.-26., 2006; p 19 pp.
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Nguyen, C. H.; Kornmann, X. A comparison of dynamic piezoactuation of fiber-based actuators and conventional PZT patches. J. Intell. Mater. Syst. Struct. 2006, 17 (1), 45-55. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389x06056065
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Nitzsche, F.; Müller, M. A.; Paradies, R. Chracterization of active fiber composites for sensor applications. Presented at the 17th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST2006), Taipei, Taiwan, October 16-19, 2006; pp 246-256.
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Richter, K.; Barbezat, M.; Pizzi, A.; Despres, A. Thermal stability of structural one-component polyurethane adhesives. Presented at the Wood Adhesives 2005, San Diego Ca., USA, 2-4 November 2005; Frihart, C. R., Ed.; Forest Products Society; pp 203-210.
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Weisse, B.; Affolter, C.; Stutz, A. Safety of ceramic ball heads for hip joint implants. Presented at the 90th ICB Seminar - Biomechanics of Human - Machine Systems. Trends and Applications., Warsaw, Poland, December 7-10, 2006.; pp 99-101.
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Zgraggen, M.; Piskoty, G.; Faller, M.; Kovacs, G.; Rössler, G.; Michel, S.; Oplatka, G.; v. Trzebiatowski, O. Analysis of track rope damage in serious incident on Schilthorn aerial ropeway. Mater. Corros. Werkst. Korros. 2006, 57 (7), 549-554. https://doi.org/10.1002/maco.200503949
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Zhang, R.; Kunz, A.; Lochmatter, P.; Kovacs, G. Dielectric elastomer spring roll actuators for a portable force feedback device. Presented at the 14th Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, March 25-26, 2006; pp 347-353.
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Zhang, R.; Lochmatter, P.; Kunz, A.; Kovacs, G. Spring roll dielectric elastomer actuators for a portable force feedback glove. Presented at the 8th SPIE Conference on EAP Actuators & Devices (EAPAD), San Diego, California, USA, February 26 - March 2, 2006; p 12 pp.
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