#### General Papers

Application of ultrasonic peening to improving fatigue properties of welded joints | |

H. Lixing, W. Dongpo, S. Yufeng, C. Jungmei |

Assessment of fracturing tunnel linings with smeared crack model | |

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

Brittle fracture of hard soil - soft rock materials | |

K. W. Lo, T. Tamilselvan, L. Yu |

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

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

Creep crack growth analysis based on microscopic fracture mechanism | |

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

Damage concept on fatigue crack growth characteristics under mixed-mode loading condition | |

T. Isogai, A. T. Yokobori |

Damage fracture and fatigue for the piezoelectric and ferroelectric medium | |

Y. Shouwen, W. Yang |

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 |

Effect of crack orientation and welding process on J-integral values | |

Q. Li, L. Li, S.-S. Yang, S.-L. Yang, S.-T. Yin |

Effect of fiber coatings on detection of transverse cracks in CFRP composites using FBG sensors | |

Y. Okabe, N. Tanaka, T. Mitzutani, S. Yashiro, N. Takeda |

Effect of microstructural change on the R-curve behavior of an alumina matrix composite reinforced with SiC-whiskers | |

T. Akatsu, Y. Tanabe, E. Yasuda |

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

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

Effects of dynamic strain ageing in J-R fracture resistance of SA516-Gr.70 piping steels | |

J. H. Yoon, B. S. Lee, J. H. Hong |

Electromechanical modeling of unidirectional CFRP composites | |

Y. Okabe, N. Tanaka, T. Mitzutani, S. Yashiro, N. Takeda |

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 research on fracture and fatigue of SCT specimen simulating high-strain region of pressure vessel nozzels | |

X. Chen, T. Yang, W. Jin, J. Jiang, C. Cheng |

Experimental study on the effect of plastic constraint on ductile tearing | |

Q.-F. Li, L. Li, S.-l. Yang, P. Long, X.-T. Han, H.-G. Cao |

Fatigue crack initiation and propagation from reinforcement fiber ends for Ti-alloy matrix composites | |

K. Hirano, S. Miyake, H. Yoshida |

Fatigue strength and fracture mechanism of silicon nitrides studied by AE waveform simulation | |

A. Yonezu, T. Ogawa, M. Takemoto |

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

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

Fractographic analysis of fish-eye type fatigue crack in two high strength steels | |

K. Mori, A. Uchiyama, Y. Yamada |

Fracture behaviour of injection moldings with weld line | |

H. Hamada, K. Yamada, K. Tomari |

Fracture mechanism of a bainite steel in pre-cracked and notched specimens at low temperature | |

C. Yan, O. H. Qin, J. H. Chen |

Fracture mechanisms for SiC fibers and SiC/SiC composites under stress-rupture conditions at high temperatures | |

J. A. Di Carlo, H. M. Yun, J. B. Hurst |

Fracture mechanisms in B2 NiTi shape memory alloys | |

N. Yang |

Fracture of verbetral bone gotten surgical screw insertion | |

T. Tamaki, S. Nguyen, K. Takahashi, M. Yamagata |

Influence of residual stress on super-long life fatigue properties of high strength steel SNCM439 | |

T. Matsumura, Y. Ochi, S. Yoshida, K. Masaki |

Measuring crack tip deformation with nanoscopic resolution | |

Y. M. Xing, W. Yang |

Meso-fracture of metal matrix composites reinforced by particles of large volume fraction | |

W. Yang, C. Zhou, D. Fang |

Multi-scale fatigue of As-cast lightweight structural metals | |

K. Gall, M. Horstemeyer, D. L. McDowell, J. Fan, N. Yang |

New type steel having superior brittle crack arrestibility and its application to improve structural integrity | |

T. Ishikawa, T. Inoue, Y. Hagiwara, H. Yajima |

Notch effect of micro polycrystalline silicon cantilever | |

S. Hamada, S. Tani, M. Horikawa, H. Otani, M. Tsugai, E. Yosikawa |

Notch strength and notch sensitivity of polymethyl methacrylate | |

H. Wang, J. Yan, X. Zheng |

Notch strength of spheroidal graphite cast iron under tension loading | |

K. Zhao, J. Sun, J. Yan, X. Zheng |

Prediction of probability distribution of notch strength of ceramics | |

J. Yan, X. L. Zheng, K. Zhao, H. Wang |

Quasi-Micromechanical modelling of evolutionary damage in quasi-brittle solids | |

X. Q Feng, S. W. Yu |

Rate and temperature dependence of the mechanical properties of cheddar cheese | |

V. Imbeni, A. G. Atkins, G. Heronimidis, J. Yeo |

Residual stress in piezolectric thin film prepared by pulse laser beam ablation | |

Y.C. Zhou, Z. Y. Yang, X. J. Zhang, J.Y. Li |

Role of twining in brittle fracture: Intermetallic compounds | |

M. H. Yoo |

Spalling of railway tunnel concrete and its causes | |

T. Asakura, K. Mizuno, K. Yashiro, T. Muguruma, Y. Matsuda |

Stress analysis of beam-to-column connection for earthquake-resistance welded steel structure based on FEM | |

Z. Yufeng, Y. Guochun, H. Lixing, Y. Xinqi, J. Hongyang |

Stress corrosion cracking mechanism on the basis of the interaction model of dislocation and hydrogen around a crack tip | |

A. T. Yokobori, J. C. Ha, T. Shoji, S. Taketomi, G. F. Li |

Study of effects of Notch-Tip and crack-tip Plasticity on Short Fatigue Crack Growth | |

W. Li, X. Zhang, Y.-W. Mai, L. Ye |

Study on propagation law of surface fatigue crack at notch root in low cycle fatigue under in-plane bending | |

K. Shingai, Y. Yoshi, D. Fukui |

Tensile fracture and creep-rupture behaviour of SiC Fibers | |

H. M. Yun, J. A. Di Carlo |

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 effects of diffusion on interfacial fracture of multilayer hybrid microcircuit films | |

N. R. Moody, D. P. Adams, D. Medlin, A. Volinsky, N. Yang, W. W. Gerberich |

The formulae of fatigue crack propagation in polymethyl methacrylate | |

H. Wang, J. Yan, X. Zheng |

Time dependent stress intensity factors in a viscoelastic strip | |

M. Takashi, S. Yoneyama |

Unconventional domain bands near a crack tip | |

W. Yang |