Particle and Continuum Aspects of Mesomechanics

Particle and Continuum Aspects of Mesomechanics

Editor(s): George C. Sih, Moussa Naït-Abdelaziz, Toan Vu-Khanh

Published Online: 2 FEB 2010

Print ISBN: 9781847040251

Online ISBN: 9780470610794

DOI: 10.1002/9780470610794

About this Book

This title brings together a variety of papers presented at the 9th annual Meso meeting in 2007. The topics selected for Meso 2007 are designed to illustrate the relation of thresholds to multiscaling:

  • Flow through capillary tubes in contrast to pipes
  • Laminar and turbulent flow transition
  • Heat convection of thin wires in contrast to cylinders
  • Electrical conductance of macro- and nano-circuits
  • Rubbery and glassy polymers
  • Single- and poly-crystal behavior
  • Strength of wires and round cylindrical bars
  • Uni-axial and multi-axial material: linear and non-linear response
  • Thin and thick plate behavior
  • Brittle and ductile fracture
  • Small and large crack growth behavior
  • Low and high temperature effects
  • Local and global material property characteristics
  • Small and large bodies: size and time effects
  • Specimen and structure

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Physical Mechanisms of Multiple Damage

  2. Part II: Physical, Mesoscopical and Multiscale Models

  3. Part III: Film, Layer and Interface

  4. Part IV: Crack Models and Solutions

  5. Part V: Nanomaterials

    1. SWNT Reinforced Ni-Cu Nanocomposites (pages 341–347)

      Byeongsoo Lim, Bumjoon Kim, Byungho Sung, Jeehoon Choi, Untae Shim, Seyoung Oh, Chulju Kim and Seunghyun Baik

  6. Part VI: Electronic and Composite Materials

  7. Part VII: Brittle Fracture

  8. Part VIII: Failure, Creep and Fracture

  9. Part IX: Thermal, Mechanical and Environmental Effects

  10. Part X: Processing and Fabrication

  11. Part XI: Fatigue and Crack Growth

    1. A Comparison of the Fatigue Behaviour of FSW and MIG Weldments of Two Aluminium Alloys (pages 613–622)

      P. M. G. P. Moreira, R. A. M. Da Silva, M. A. V. De Figueiredo, F. M. F. De Oliveira and P. M. S. T. De Castro

  12. Part XII: Vibration, Ultrasonic and Impact

  13. Part XIII: Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics

  14. Part XIV: Micromechanical Damage and Effects

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