#### General Papers

2D simulation of tensile behavior of fiber-reinforced brittle matrix composites with weak interface | |

S. Ochiai, S. Kimura, M. Tanaka, M. Hojo |

A boundary element based meso-analysis on the evolution of material damage | |

H. Okada, Y. Fukui, N. Kumazawa |

A new approach for identifying the bending loads on beam using the discrete integral method | |

H. Kisu, G. Rong, Y. Kondo |

A stiffness release (finite element) model for high speed crack propagation analysis | |

N. N. Kishore, M. Siva Reddy, G. V. Deskmukh |

A study of fatigue cracking behaviour dependent on the distance between two hole defects | |

S.-H. Song, J.-S. Bae, A. Kim |

Ab initio study of generalized stacking fault energies in magnesium | |

T. Uesugi, M. Kohyama, M. Kohzu, K. Higashi |

Accuracy of measurement in instrumented impact test | |

T. Kobayashi, S. Morita |

An experimental model of void growth and coalescence during ductile fracture | |

C. R. Colapietro, P. A. Kirkham, D. A. Koss |

Analysis and testing of rupture of steam generator tubing with flaws | |

S. Majumdar, K. S. Kasza, J. Y. Park, J. Abou Hanna |

Assessment of fracturing tunnel linings with smeared crack model | |

Z. S. Wu, J. Yin, T. Asakura, Y. Kojima |

Automatic control of secondary flexure in uniaxial tensile test of concrete | |

H. Akita, S. Donggy, H. Koide, M. Tomon |

Can stretch zone measurements provide a good estimate of fracture toughness | |

S. Sivaprasad, S. Tarafder, V. R. Ranganath, S. K. Das, K. K Ray |

Co-planar crack interaction in cleaved MICA | |

J.C. Hill, S.J. Bennison, P.A. Klein, A. Jagota, S. Saigal |

Complex component failure with large ductile crack growth - high quality prediction by damage mechanical simulation and experimental verification | |

W. Baer, D. Klingbeil |

Composite laminates least prone to cracking under combined mechanical and thermal loads | |

B. L. Karihaloo, J. Wang |

Corrosion cracking of stainless steel under stress: the problem and its solution | |

A. A. Myatie-v, G. V. Khil'chenko |

Corrosion fatigue fracture behavior of high-strength Cu trolley wire for high-speed railroad services | |

K. Minoshima, K. Miyazawa, K. Komai |

Coupling of asymptotic solutions with finite elements at interface configurations in piezoelectric composites | |

M. Scherzer, M. Kuna |

Crack growth characteristics under high temperature fatigue-creep multiplication division | |

M. Yoda, O. Yokota, M. Kanou, T. Yokobori |

Crack Tip Deformation and Toughness in Polypropylenes | |

S. Seidler, T. Koch, I. Kotter, W. Grellmann |

Creep crack growth analysis based on microscopic fracture mechanism | |

M. Tabuchi, K. Kubo, K. Yagi, A. T. Yokobori |

Cyclic compression of jacketed reinforced concrete columns | |

D. Krajcinovic |

Cyclic plastic deformation of pipeline steel | |

C. H. L. J. ten Horn, A. Bakker, R. W. J. Koers, J. T. Martin, J. Zuidema |

Damage and fracture in creep of magnesium alloy-based composites | |

V. Sklenicka, M. Pahutova, M. Svoboda, K. Kucharova, I. Podstranska |

Damage evolution and fracture of viscoelastic composites under time-varying loads | |

J. Varna, A. Krasnikovs, R. Talreja |

Damage progression behaviour under high temperature creep and fatigue conditions | |

A. T. Yokobori Jr., Y. Kaji, T. Kuriyama |

Deformation Characteristics on Creasing of Paperboard Under Shallow Indentation | |

S. Nagasawa, Y. Fukuzawa, D. Yamaguchi, S. Nagae, I. Katayama, A. Yoshizawa |

Deformation of [001] NiTi single crystals | |

H. Sehitoglu, X. Zhang, J. Jun, I. Karaman, K. Gall, Y. Chumlyakov |

Design of experiments for reliability assessment of active mechanical structures | |

R. Kouta, H. Fall, W. Charon |

Determination of fracture toughness of rock under in-situ conditions using semi-circular specimen | |

M. D. Kuruppu, M. Seto |

Development and validation of a robust fracture mechanics methodology for damage tolerance of rotorcraft | |

S.N. Atluri, G. Nikishkov, D. Le, C. Harrsion, M. F. Kanninen |

Development of cohesive models from the study of atomic scale fracture processes | |

P. A. Klein, J. A. Zimmerman, E. P. Chen |

Digital speckle correlation test for fracture of thin film | |

H. Wang, Y. Kang |

Direct evaluation of accurate stress intensity factors with a partition of unity method | |

B. L. Karihaloo, Q. Z Xiao |

Discontinous crack growth of polymide resin, effect of molecular weight | |

M. Notomi, K. Kishimoto, T. Shibuya, H. Inaba, A. Morita |

Dynamic fracture behaviour of composites | |

S. Ravi, N. G. R. Iyengar, N. N. Kishore, A. Shu |

Dynamic tensile strength of PMMA/AL plate butt adhesive joints | |

H. Wada, S. Kubo, K. Murase, T. C. Kennedy |

Effect of aqueous environment and viscid droplet on deformation of spider thread | |

M. Kitagwa |

Effect of bridging ligaments upon crack kinking in graded interfaces | |

M. Hoffman, L. Kidson, C. Deneke |

Effect of film plasticizing under multistage ultimate strain | |

A. A. Myatie-v, G. V. Khil'chenko |

Effect of humidity on fatigue crack propagation of aluminum alloys | |

Y. Koboyashi, Y. Ito, K. Kido, K. Ishikawa |

Effect of impact loading on tensile strength of concretes | |

M. Daimaruya, H. Kobayashi, H. Shizawa, R. A. Siriegar, Y. Ishihata |

Effect of residual stress on fatigue strength of steel modified by WPC process | |

D. Yonekura, H. Akebono, J. Komotori, M. Shimizu, H. Shimizu |

Effect of surface roughness on corrosion response of stainless steel polished by ELID grinding method | |

J. Nagata, J. Komotori, K. Katahira, H. Ohmori |

Effects of constraint and grain size on ductility and toughness in Ti Alloys | |

S. Kanamori, E. Abe, T. Tagawa, T. Miyata |

Effects of noble gas environments on fatigue crack growth in titanium alloys | |

M. Shimojo, R. Kusama, M. Otsubo, Y. Higo |

Effects of plastic strain on cleavage fracture predictions in steel | |

S. R. Bordet, A. D. Karstensen, C. S. Wiesner, D. M. Knowles |

Effects of static stress on anodic polarization behavior of Ti-4.5Al-3V-2Mo-2Fe alloy | |

N. Hyakutake, M. Takagaki, J. Komotori, A. Ogawa, K. Minakawa |

Effects of stress ratio on striation formation under cyclic loading conditions in polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) | |

C. Ishiyama, K. Kobayashi, T. Asai, Y. Higo |

Elastic instability of alloys by hydrogenation: Molecular dynamics study of hydrogen-induced amorphization | |

M. Katagiri, H. Onodera |

Environmentally assisted fracture behavior of silicon microelements | |

K. Komai, K. Minoshima, T. Terada |

Estimation of dynamic stress intensity factors for beams and cylindrical specimens | |

S. Y. Kovchyk, V. M. Boyko, I. V. Khodan, I. D. Skrypnyk |

Evaluation of bond properties of crack injection repair for concrete structures | |

K. Rokugo, M. Kunieda, T. Kamada |

Evaluation of thermal and elastic properties for solid surfaces using transient reflecting grating method | |

K. Katayama, Q. Shen, A. Harata, T. Sawada |

Experimental and analytical studies on peeling behaviour and spalling resistance effect of externally bonded continuous fiber sheets | |

Z. Wu, T. Asakura, H. Yoshizawa, H. Yuan, A. Kobayashi, T. Takahashi |

Experimental and finite element analysis of fracture criterion of extra deep drawn steel sheets | |

D. M. Kulkarni, R. Prakash |

Experimental validation of T* Integral | |

A. S. Kobayashi, S. N. Atluri |

Experimental validation of T* Integral | |

A. S. Kobayashi, S. N. Atluri |

Fatigue behaviour of multiphase steels for automotive applications | |

L. Tosal-Martinez, J. Keichel, N. Akdut |

Fatigue crack propagation of dissimilar metal welds | |

C. S. Kusko, J. N. DuPont, A. R. Marder, S. Spooner |

Fatigue damage in advanced polymer matrix composites | |

H. E. Carroll, T. J. Mathams, D. M. Knowles, A. J. Davies |

Fatigue fracture plane direction assessment through the weight function method | |

A. Carpinteri, A. Karolczuk, E. Macha |

Fiducial marks as a measure of thin film crack arrest toughness | |

A. Volinsky, M. L. Kottke, I. S. Adhihetty, W. Gerberich |

First principles molecular dynamics calculation on the tensile strength of Ai grain boundary | |

G. H. Lu, M. Kohyama, R. Yamamoto |

First-principle and classical molecular dynamics study on tensile and shear strength of silicon nitride | |

S. Ogata, H. Kitagawa, N. Hirosaki |

First-principles calculations of the tensile strength and fracture of coincidence tilt boundaries in SiC | |

M. Kohyama |

Formation and evaluation of HAp films by electrochemical method | |

S. Ozone, Y. Kimura |

Formation of hierarchical ordered crack systems at fracture | |

H. Kisu, Y. Kondo, G. Rong |

Formation of TiO2* thin film by ion-beam-mixing method and its application as the corrosion protecting film | |

Y. Kimura, H. Saito |

Fracture behaviour of a SiCw/6061Al alloy composite under cyclic loading | |

L. Wang, T. Kobayashi, Z. M. Sun, H. Toda |

Fracture initiation and crack growth - cohesive zone modeling and stereoscopic measurements | |

C. R. Chen, O. Kolednik, F. D. Fischer, I. Scheider, T. Siegmund, A. Tatschl |

Fracture mechanical characterization of semicrystalline thermoplastics | |

H. H. Kausch, Ph. Beguelin, Ch. Grein, C. J. G. Plummer |

Fracture strength degradation of Si-based ceramics by molten salt corrosion | |

N. Masuda, Y. Kimura |

Fracture Toughness Envelope of a Limestone Rock at High Confining Pressure and Temperature | |

N. A. Al-shayea, K. Khan |

Fracture toughness of polymer interfaces: From the molecular to the continuum scale | |

C. Creton, E. J. Kramer, H. R. Brown, C. Y. Hui |

Growth of cracks in steel under repeated thermal shock in a chemically controlled environment | |

J. W. H. Price, B. B. Kerezsi, R. Ibrahim |

High strain rate deformation behavior of Al-Mg alloys | |

T. Masuda, T. Kobayashi, H. Toda |

Hydrogen, Hydrides, and Crack Tip Deformation in Titanium | |

C. L. Briant, Z. F. Wang, K. S. Kumar |

Improvement of mechanical properties of alumina particulate composites using polycrystalline alumina powder | |

K. Kageyama, K. Ohi, H. Kato |

In-situ ultrasonic characterization of fatigue crack initiation and evolution from surface damage | |

S.I. Rokhlin, J.-Y. Kim |

Influence of annealing process on ultrafast carrier dynamics for an ion-implanted silicon surface | |

H. Donen, Y. Inagaki, K. Katayama, M. Fujinami, T. Sawada |

Influence of loading rate on shear fracture toughness for failure mode transition | |

J. F. Kalthoff, A. Burgel |

Inhomogeneity effects on crack growth | |

N. K. Simha, F. D. Fischer, O. Kolednik |

Interface crack in a periodically layered bimaterial composite | |

M. Ryvkin, L. Kucherov |

Local fracture properties in MMC's | |

O. Kolednik, I. Sabirov |

Low cycle fatigue of alumina | |

M. T. Kokaly, A. S. Kobayashi, K. W. White |

Materials with cracks and pores: micromechanics, cross-property correlations and applications | |

M. Kachanov, I. Sevostianov |

Mechanical and fracture properties of methacrylic particle-modified PVC | |

Y. Nakamura, E. Takekuni, Y. Kinugawa, T. Iida |

Mesodamage of 2024-T3 aluminum alloy specimen due to corrosion-induced localized hydrogen embrittlement | |

A. T. Kermanidis, P. Papanikos, S. G. Pantelakis |

Microelectromechanical structures for multi-axial fatigue testing | |

K. Komvopoulos |

Microstructural features of short crack growth in a Beta-titanium Alloy | |

U. Krupp, W. Floer, H.-J. Christ, A. Schick, C.-P. Fritzen |

Microstructure and mechanical properties of laser cladded steel plates | |

S. Niederhauser, B. Karlsson |

Mixed mode I/II fracture toughness of mild steel | |

M. Srinivas, S. V. Kamat, P. Rama Rao |

Modeling of crack-opening stress levels under different service loading spectra and stress levels for a 1045 annealed steel | |

M. Khalil, T. H. Topper, K. Soudki |

Modelling of damage evolution equation of PZT ceramics and its application to crack growth analysis | |

M. Mizuno, Y. Honda, H. Kato |

Modelling of transversly isotropic blister test specimen | |

F. S. Kadioglu |

Nonlinear fracture mechanics of delamination failure in a composite strengthened concrete beam | |

C. K. Y. Leung, M. Klenke, W. K. Tung, H. C. Y. Luk |

Numerical investigation of fatigued composites under cyclic compression spectra | |

A. Pelegri, D. Kedlaya |

Observation of fatigue crack initiation and early propagation in ultrafine-grained steel by atomic force microscopy | |

H. Kimura, Y. Akiniwa, K. Tanaka, J. Kondo, T. Ishikawa |

On Predictive Modeling for the assessment of Fracture Behaviour in ferritic alloys | |

A.N. Kumar |

On the crack stability in metal particulate reinforced brittle matrix composites | |

M. Kotoul, R. Urbis |

On the ductile fracture in cylindrical tube bulging under impulsive loading | |

Y. Sato, K. Kono, H. Ogawa |

Oxide fiber-coatings for controlled fracture in robust ceramic composites | |

R. Kerans |

Plastic flow and fracture of bulk nanocrystalline ceramics and intermetallics in indentation | |

H. Kimura |

Predicting the fatigue-life of structural adhesive joints | |

A. J. Kinloch, A. J. Curley, H. Hadavinia, A. C. Taylor |

Prestraining effect on creep creep behaviour of nickel-base superalloy | |

Y. H. Zhang, D. M. Knowles |

Probabilistic failure assessment of a carbon-carbon shell for the earth entry vehicle concept | |

R. E. Kurth, F. W. Brust |

Real-time health monitoring system available for any anisotropic condition on CFRP | |

J. H. Koo |

Reconstruction of fracture process of spheroidal graphite cast iron by analyzing the confocal scanning laser microscope images | |

Y. Mori, Y. Obata, P. Kriengsak, T. Umeda, S. Nose |

Role of Nondestructive Evaluation for the Purpose of the Understanding Fracture Mechanism | |

T. Kishi |

Rubber-particle-size dependent strain rate effects on mechanical properties and de formation behaviour of high-impact polystyrene | |

T. Kuboki, K. Takahashi, P. Y. Ben Jar, T. Shinmu |

Scratch Testing and acoustic emission of nanostructured partially stabilized zirconia | |

M. R. Gold, R. S. Lima, A. Kucuk, C. C. Berndt |

Self-Healing Polymer Composites | |

S. White, E. N. Brown, M. R. Kessler, S. Sriram |

Semi-weight function method of three dimensional problem in fracture mechanics | |

L. Chuntu, M. Kaiping |

Simulation of domain switch-toughening in ferroelectric ceramics | |

M. Kuna, A. Ricoeur |

Simulation of propagation of small fatigue cracks interacting with grain boundary | |

A. Akiniwa, K. Tanaka, H. Kimura |

Stress analysis and life assessment of a gas turbine blade | |

M. Mirzaei, R. Karimi |

Stress corrosion crack growth behaviour of austenitic stainless steels in hot concentrated chloride solution | |

H. Shaikh, H. S. Khatak, P. Rodriguez |

Suppression of transverse cracks in CFRP laminates with embedded SMA foils | |

N. Takeda, M. Kobayashi, T. Okabe |

Tensile and low cycle fatigue standard testing for solders - JSMS recommendation | |

M. Sakane, H. Nose, M. Kitano, H. Takahashi, M. Mukai, Y. Tsuka |

The effect of processing on tensile strength and fracture behavior of CFRP smart composites with embedded shape memory alloy wires | |

B. K. Jang, J.-H. Koo, Y. Xu, N. Toyama, H. Yoshida, Y. Akimune |

The fracture toughness properties of large upset resistance stainless steel welds | |

M. J. Morgan, S. L. West, W. R. Kanne Jr, G. K. Chapman |

The high temperature fatigue of a nickel-base superalloy: the influence of waveform variables | |

D. M. Knowles, D. K. Skelton |

Thermal shock damage mechanism of fiber bonded ceramics | |

J. Kogo |

Validity requirement for the CNT small specimen testing procedure to evaluate fracture toughness | |

J. W. H Price, A. Kotousov, B. Kerezsi |