Post-Doctoral Position, Brest, France: Analysis of the effects of transfer and storage phases on the behavior of bonded ..Submitted by MKB on Thu, 2013-02-21 08:00.
Post doctoral position at Brest, France.
One of the papers from the 'past' (but still quite actual...I think) and maybe of some interest to various communities.
A system in which one adherend had two types of surface treatment was tested using a wedge test.
Simple polishing and polishing with subsequent sandblasting were the
treatments used, with a distinct straight line, perpendicular to the sample edges,
separating the two. Despite the clear-cut difference in surface treatment, smooth
transitions in crack growth speed were noted. This can be explained by the
existence of a curved crack front, encroaching gradually on one surface-treated