Publications 2016

Baechler, C.; Gardin, S.; Abuhimd, H.; Kovacs, G. Inkjet printed multiwall carbon nanotube electrodes for dielectric elastomer actuators. Smart Mater. Struct. 2016, 25, 055009 (10 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/0964-1726/25/5/055009
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Baschnagel, F.; Rohr, V.; Terrasi, G. P. Fretting fatigue behaviour of pin-loaded thermoset carbon-fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP) straps. Polymers 2016, 8 (4), 124 (12 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/polym8040124
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Brunner, A. J. Acoustic emission analysis for identification of damage mechanisms in fiber-reinforced polymer composites and structural integrity assessment: selected examples and challenges. In Progress in acoustic emission XVIII, presented at the IIIAE 2016. 8th international conference on acoustic emission, Kyoto, Japan, December 5-9, 2016; JSNDI & IIIAE, 2016; pp 287-292.
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Brunner, A. J. Correlation between acoustic emission signals and delaminations in carbon fiber-reinforced polymer-matrix composites: a new look at mode I fracture test data. Presented at the 32nd European conference on acoustic emission testing (EWGAE), Prague, Czech Republic, September 7-9, 2016; Mazal, P., Pazdera, L., Eds.; Czech Society for Nondestructive Testing CNDT; pp 55-64.
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Brunner, A. J.; Stelzer, S.; Pinter, G.; Terrasi, G. P. Cyclic fatigue delamination of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer-matrix composites: data analysis and design considerations. Int. J. Fatigue 2016, 83, 293-299. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2015.10.025
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Brunner, A. J.; Mujtaba, A.; Stelzer, S.; Jones, R. Modified Hartman-Schijve fitting of mode I delamination fatigue data and the resulting variation in threshold values Gthr. In 21st European conference on fracture, ECF21, presented at the ECF21. 21st European conference on fracture, Catania, Italy, June 20-24, 2016; Iacoviello, F., Susmel, L., Firrao, D., Ferro, G., Eds.; Procedia structural integrity; Elsevier, 2016; Vol. 2, pp 88-95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prostr.2016.06.012
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Chakraborty, S.; Saha, S.; Dhanak, V. R.; Biswas, K.; Barbezat, M.; Terrasi, G. P.; Chakraborty, A. K. High yield synthesis of amine functionalized graphene oxide and its surface properties. RSC Adv. 2016, 6 (72), 67916-67924. https://doi.org/10.1039/C6RA12844K
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Esqué-de los Ojos, D.; Ghisleni, R.; Battisti, A.; Mohanty, G.; Michler, J.; Sort, J.; Brunner, A. J. Understanding the mechanical behavior of fiber/matrix interfaces during push-in tests by means of finite element simulations and a cohesive zone model. Comput. Mater. Sci 2016, 117, 330-337. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2016.02.009
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Haba, D.; Brunner, A. J.; Barbezatat, M.; Spetter, D.; Tremel, W.; Pinter, G. Correlation of epoxy material properties with the toughening effect of fullerene-like WS2 nanoparticles. Eur. Polym. J. 2016, 84, 125-136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2016.09.022
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Haba, D.; Barbezat, M.; Ayalur-Karunakaran, S.; Schlögl, S.; Brunner, A. J.; Pinter, G. Significance of epoxy network properties for the toughening effect of flaky and fullerene-like WS2 nanoparticles. J. Polym. Sci. B 2016, 54 (17), 1738-1747. https://doi.org/10.1002/polb.24077
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Haba, D. Toughening of epoxy with WS2 nanoparticles. Doctoral dissertation, Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Leoben, 2016.
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Koller, R. E.; Piskoty, G.; Zgraggen, M. Scheme of the failure analysis taking the example of profile wire breaks in the support cable of a cable car system. Systematik der Schadensanalyse am Beispiel von Profildrahtbrüchen im Tragseil einer Seilbahnanlage. Prakt. Metallogr. 2016, 53 (12), 798-810. https://doi.org/10.3139/147.110374
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Meier, U.; Brönnimann, R.; Anderegg, P.; Terrasi, G. P.; Motavalli, M.; Czaderski, C. Carbon fiber reinforced composites proved to be very successful in construction during a quarter of a century. Presented at the ECCM17 - 17th European conference on composite materials, Munich, Germany, June 26–30, 2016; p (8 pp.).
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Rocha, M.; Michel, S.; Brühwiler, E.; Nussbaumer, A. Very high cycle fatigue tests of quenched and self-tempered steel reinforcement bars. Mater. Struct. 2016, 49 (5), 1723-1732. https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-015-0607-5
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Senteler, M.; Weisse, B.; Rothenfluh, D. A.; Snedeker, J. G. Intervertebral reaction force prediction using an enhanced assembly of OpenSim models. Comput. Methods Biomech. Biomed. Eng. 2016, 19 (5), 538-548. https://doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2015.1043906
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Talari, M. K.; Babu, N. K.; Kallip, K.; Leparoux, M.; Koller, R. E.; AlOgab, K. A.; Maeder, X. Microstructure, mechanical, and impression creep properties of AlMg5–0.5 vol% Al2O3 nanocomposites. Adv. Eng. Mater. 2016, 18 (11), 1958-1966. https://doi.org/10.1002/adem.201600301
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Terrasi, G. P.; Baschnagel, F.; Gao, J.; Meier, U. Fatigue behaviour of laminated carbon fibre reinforced polymer straps for bridge suspenders. Presented at the ECCM17 - 17th European conference on composite materials, Munich, Germany, June 26–30, 2016; p (8 pp.).
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Terrasi, G. P.; McIntyre, E. R. E.; Bisby, L. A.; Lämmlein, T. D.; Lura, P. Transient thermal tensile behaviour of novel pitch-based ultra-high modulus CFRP tendons. Polymers 2016, 8 (12), 446 (15 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/polym8120446
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Valet, S.; Weisse, B.; Fischer, B.; Meyer, D. C. Mechanical effects of heat exposure from a bipolar radiofrequency probe on suture under simulated arthroscopic conditions. Arthrosc.: J. Arthrosc. Relat. Surg. 2016, 32 (10), 1985-1992. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2016.03.006
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Weiss, F. M.; Kovacs, G.; Töpper, T.; Osmani, B.; Leung, V. Y. F.; Müller, B. Electro-spraying and ultra-violet light curing of polydimethylsiloxane to fabricate thin films for low-voltage dielectric elastomer actuators. In Electroactive polymer actuators and devices (EAPAD) 2016, presented at the SPIE smart structures and materials + nondestructive evaluation and health monitoring, Las Vegas, NV, USA, March 20-24, 2016; Bar-Cohen, Y., Vidal, F., Eds.; Proceedings of SPIE; SPIE: Bellingham, WA, USA, 2016; Vol. 9798, p 97983C (9 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2220786
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Weiss, F. M.; Töpper, T.; Osmani, B.; Peters, S.; Kovacs, G.; Müller, B. Electrospraying Nanometer-Thin Elastomer Films for Low-Voltage Dielectric Actuators. Adv. Electron. Mater. 2016, 2 (5), 1500476 (8 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1002/aelm.201500476
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