Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2008 (2008), Article ID 125386, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/125386
Research Article

Impact Fracture of Composite and Homogeneous Nanoagglomerates

Institute of Particle Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK

Received 6 August 2007; Accepted 28 March 2008

Academic Editor: Linqi Shi

Copyright © 2008 S. J. Antony et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. S. J. Antony, “Link between single-particle properties and macroscopic properties in particulate assemblies: role of structures within structures,” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A, vol. 365, no. 1861, 2879 pages, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  2. N. P. Kruyt and S. J. Antony, “Force, relative-displacement, and work networks in granular materials subjected to quasistatic deformation,” Physical Review E, vol. 75, no. 5, Article ID 051308, 8 pages, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  3. S. J. Antony and M. A. Sultan, “Role of interparticle forces and interparticle friction on the bulk friction in charged granular media subjected to shearing,” Physical Review E, vol. 75, no. 3, Article ID 031307, 5 pages, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. J. D. Nowak, W. M. Mook, A. M. Minor, W. W. Gerberich, and C. B. Carter, “Fracturing a nanoparticle,” Philosophical Magazine, vol. 87, no. 1, 29 pages, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  5. P. A. Cundall and O. D. L. Strack, “A discrete numerical model for granular assemblies,” Geotechnique, vol. 29, no. 1, 47 pages, 1979. View at Google Scholar
  6. R. Moreno-Atanasio, M. Ghadiri, and S. J. Antony, “Effect of the impact angle on the breakage of agglomerates: a numerical study using DEM,” Powder Technology, vol. 130, no. 1–3, 132 pages, 2003. View at Google Scholar
  7. K. L. Johnson, K. Kendall, and A. D. Roberts, “Surface energy and the contact of elastic solids,” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A, vol. 324, no. 1558, 301 pages, 1971. View at Google Scholar
  8. S. R. White, N. R. Sottos, P. H. Geubelle et al., “Autonomic healing of polymer composites,” Nature, vol. 409, no. 6822, 794 pages, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  9. D. M. Elliot and R. S. Trask, “Damage tolerance and repair of GFRP warships,” Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, vol. 14, no. 3, 201 pages, 2001. View at Google Scholar
  10. J. W. C. Pang and I. P. Bond, “A hollow fibre reinforced polymer composite encompassing self-healing and enhanced damage visibility,” Composites Science and Technology, vol. 65, no. 11-12, 1791 pages, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  11. M. W. Keller and N. R. Sottos, “Mechanical properties of microcapsules used in a self-healing polymer,” Experimental Mechanics, vol. 46, no. 6, 725 pages, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  12. E. N. Brown, M. R. Kessler, N. R. Sottos, and S. R. White, “In situ poly(urea-formaldehyde) microencapsulation of dicyclopentadiene,” Journal of Microencapsulation, vol. 20, no. 6, 719 pages, 2003. View at Google Scholar
  13. C. Thornton and K. K. Yin, “Impact of elastic spheres with and without adhesion,” Powder Technology, vol. 65, no. 1–3, 153 pages, 1991. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  14. J. Israelachvili, Intermolecular & Surface Forces, Academic Press, London, UK, 1985.
  15. A. R. Savkoor and G. A. D. Briggs, “The effect of tangential force on the contact of elastic solids in adhesion,” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A, vol. 356, no. 1684, 103 pages, 1977. View at Google Scholar
  16. C. Thornton, “Interparticle sliding in the presence of adhesion,” Journal of Physics D, vol. 24, no. 11, 1942 pages, 1991. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  17. K. L. Johnson, Contact Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1985.
  18. G. J. Leggett, “Friction force microscopy of self-assembled monolayers: probing molecular organisation at the nanometre scale,” Analytical Chimica Acta, vol. 479, no. 1, 17 pages, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  19. G. T. Vladisavljević and R. A. Williams, “Recent developments in manufacturing emulsions and particulate products using membranes,” Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 113, no. 1, 1 pages, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar