Chapter 23. Contact Mechanics and Interfacial Fatigue Studies Between Thin Semicrystalline and Glassy Polymer Films

  1. Prof. Dr. Wulff Possart
  1. R. L. McSwain,
  2. A. R. Markowitz and
  3. K. R. Shull

Published Online: 28 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607307.ch23

Adhesion: Current Research and Applications

Adhesion: Current Research and Applications

How to Cite

McSwain, R. L., Markowitz, A. R. and Shull, K. R. (2005) Contact Mechanics and Interfacial Fatigue Studies Between Thin Semicrystalline and Glassy Polymer Films, in Adhesion: Current Research and Applications (ed W. Possart), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607307.ch23

Editor Information

  1. Laboratoire Européen de Recherche Universitaire Saarland-Lorraine (LERUSL), Universität des Saarlandes, Gebäude 22-6, Postfach 151150, 66041 Saarbrücken, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, 2220 Campus Dr., Evanston, IL 60208-3108, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 APR 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312634

Online ISBN: 9783527607303

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Keywords:

  • adhesion;
  • research;
  • application;
  • contact mechanics;
  • interfacial fatigue studies;
  • thin semicrystalline films;
  • glassy polymer films

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Materials and Methods

    • Materials and Sample Preparation

    • Pull-Off Test

    • Cyclic Interfacial Fatigue Test

  • Results

  • Discussion

    • Wetting Behavior and PEO/TMPC Miscibility

    • PEO/TMPC Interfacial Width and Adhesion

    • PDMS Rupture

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References