Publications - composites engineering

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Achille Ferrante, Carlo Santulli and John Summerscales, Evaluation of tensile strength of fibers extracted from banana peels, Journal of Natural Fibres, published online 07 March 2019.

2019

Spiridon Konstantopoulos, Christian Hueber, Ioannis Antoniadis, John Summerscales and Ralf Schledjewski, Liquid Composite Molding reproducibility in real world production of fiber reinforced polymeric composites: a review of challenges and solutions, Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer and Composites Science, 2019, 5(3), 85-99.

F Abraham, M Pandey and K Kannan Abaqus implementation of a thermodynamically consistent constitutive model for non-linear response of compressible filled rubbers used in green tyres and rolling simulation, 11th European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubber XI (ECCMR 2019), Nantes ~ France, 25-27 June 2019, XI, 317-321. ISBN 978-0-367-34258-6.

M Aljuboury, MdJR, S Grove and R Cullen, Bolted fibre-reinforced polymer flange joints for pipelines: A review of current practice and future challenges, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, 2019, 233(8), 1698-1717.

D Chen, Q Luo, M Meng and G Sun, Low velocity impact behavior of interlayer hybrid composite laminates with carbon/glass/basalt fibres, Composites Part B: Engineering, 1 November 2019, 176, 107191.

D Chen, G Sun, M Meng, X Jin and Q Li, Flexural performance and cost efficiency of carbon/basalt/glass hybrid FRP composite laminates, Thin Walled Structures, September 2019, 142, 516-531.

Matthias Wimmer, P Ertl, J Schneider and F Abraham, Equibiaxial tension testing of rubber on a universal tension-testing machine, 11th European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubber XI (ECCMR 2019), Nantes ~ France, 25-27 June 2019, XI, 211-217. ISBN 978-0-367-34258-6.

Calvin Ralph, Patrick Lemoine, J Summerscales, Edward Archer and Alistair McIlhagger, The relationship between the chemical, mechanical and geometrical properties of basalt fibre, Textile Research Journal, 01 August 2019, 89(15), 3056-3066.

Mohammed Al-Bahrani, Zoltan J Gombos and Alistair Cree, Investigation of the constancy of the MWCNTs on the fibres surface for manufactured self-sensing composites, Composites Part B: 15 September 2019, 173, 106998.

Mohammed Al-Bahrani and Alistair Cree, A simple criterion to evaluate the degree of damage in composite materials after sudden impact loads by exploiting the MWCNTs piezoresistive property, Carbon, September 2019, 150, 505-517.

J Summerscales, Amandeep Singh Virk and Wayne Hall, Enhanced rules-of-mixture for natural fibre reinforced polymer matrix (NFRP) composites (comment on Lau et al in volume 136), Composites Part B: Engineering, 1 March 2019, 160, 167-169.

Dayang Habibah AIH, Frank Abraham, John Summerscales and Paul Brown, The effect of interface morphology in waste tyre rubber powder filled elastomeric matrices on the tear and abrasion resistance, eXPRESS Polymer Letters, 2019, 13(3), 248-260.

2018

Mohammed Al-Bahrani, Muhsin Aljuboury and Alistair Cree, Damage sensing and mechanical properties of laminate composite based MWCNTs under anticlastic test, Materials Research Express, 19 December 2018, 6(3), 035704.

Dongdong Chen, Guangyong Sun, Maozhou Meng, Guangyao Li and Qing Li, Residual crashworthiness of CFRP structures with pre-impact damage: an experimental and numerical study, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, December 2018, 149, 122-135.

R Pemberton, J Summerscales and J Graham-Jones (editors), Marine Composites: Design and Performance - first edition (Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering), Elsevier, Cambridge, 2018. ISBN 978-0-08-102264-1. ScienceDirect.

Dayang Habibah A. I. H, Frank Abraham, John Summerscales, and Paul Brown Fatigue properties and fracture morphology of micronised rubber powder (MRP) from waste tyres in unfilled elastomers, International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing, August 2018, 6(4), 281-285.

M Aljuboury , Md J Rizvi, S Grove and R Cullen, Bolted fibre-reinforced polymer flange joints for pipelines: A review of current practice and future challenges, Proc. IMechE Part L: J Materials: Design and Applications, online first, 04 April 2018.

HM Khanlou, W Hall, P Woodfield, J Summerscales and G Francucci, The mechanical properties of flax fibre reinforced poly(lactic acid) bio-composites to wet, freezing and humid environments, Journal of Composite Materials 2018, 52(6), 835-850. 

HM Khanlou, P Woodfield, J Summerscales, G Francucci, B King, S Talebian, J Foroughi and W Hall, Estimation of mechanical property degradation of poly(lactic acid) and flax fibre reinforced poly(lactic acid) bio-composites during thermal processing, Measurement (Journal of the International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO)), February 2018, 116, 367-372.

Amjed Saleh Mahmood, M Neil James and John Summerscales, Process-property-performance relationships in CFRP composites using fractal dimension, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 2018, 388(conference 1), 012013, pp 1-11

Z Meran, A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy, Antifungal properties and biocompatibility of silver nanoparticle coatings on silicone maxillofacial prostheses in vitro, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, April 2018, 106(3), 1038-1051 

2017

Steven Rich, Sung-Hwan Jang, Yong-Lae Park and Carmel Majidi, Liquid metal-conductive thermoplastic elastomer integration for low-voltage stiffness tuning, Advanced Materials Technologies, 2017, 1700179.

Sung-Hwan Jang, Seon-Hong Na and Yong-Lae Park, Magnetically Assisted Bilayer Composites for Soft Bending Actuators, Materials, 2017, 10(6), 646.

Ming Liu, A Thygesen, J Summerscales and AS Meyer, Targeted pre-treatment of hemp bast fibres for bio-composite materials: a review, Industrial Crops and Products, 1 December 2017, 108, 660–683.

J Summerscales and C Gwinnett, Forensic identification of bast fibres, Chapter 5 in Dipa Ray (editor): The Industrial Development of High-performance Biocomposites, Woodhead/Elsevier, Cambridge, June 2017, 125-164. ISBN 978-0-08-100793-8.

A Besinis, SD Hadi, HR Le, C Tredwin and RD Handy, Antibacterial activity and biofilm inhibition by surface modified titanium alloy medical implants following application of silver, titanium dioxide and hydroxyapatite nanocoatings, Nanotoxicology, April 2017, 11(3), 327-338.

HM Khanlou, P Woodfield, J Summerscales and W Hall, Consolidation process boundaries for compression moulding of natural-fibre bio-polymer composites, Polymer Degradation and Stability, April 2017, 138, 115-125.

M Aljuboury, Md J Rizvi, S Grove and R Cullen, Manufacturing glass fibre reinforced polymer (GFRP) bolted flange connections by using a vacuum infusion process, 11th International Conference on Composite Science and Technology (ICCST/11), Sharjah ~ UAE 04-06 April 2017. 

M Aljuboury, Md J Rizvi, S Grove and R Cullen, A numerical investigation of the sealing performance of a bolted GFRP flange joint with rubber gasket, 11th International Conference on Composite Science and Technology (ICCST/11), Sharjah ~ UAE 04-06 April 2017.

R Abdalrahman, S Grove, A Kyte and Md Jahir Rizvi, Numerical analysis of the thermomechanical behaviour of an integrally water-heated tool for composite manufacturing, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 2017, 36(4), 241-253.


2016

L Douadji, Shi Wen, J Summerscales, C Bathias and Du Weiwei
Device utilizing microwave energy for even heating and production of arc parts
利用微波能量均匀制热生产弧形部件的装置,
Chinese Patent publication CN103920809 (B), 7 December 2016.
(application CN 2014 1 150969.7 filed 15 April 2014, CN103920809A published 16 July 2014).

Z Gombos and J Summerscales, In-mould gel coating for polymer composites, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, December 2016, 91(1), 203-210.

HM Khanlou, W Hall, MT Heitzman, J Summerscales, P Woodfield, Technical Note: On modelling thermo-chemical degradation of poly(lactic acid), Polymer Degradation and Stability, December 2016, 134, 19–21.

J Summerscales, Fibre Distribution and the Process-Property Dilemma, Chapter 11 in PWR Beaumont and C Soutis (co-editors): The Structural Integrity of Carbon Fibre Composites: Fifty Years of Progress and Achievement, Springer, 29 November 2016, 310-317.

M Meng, H Le, S Grove and MJ Rizvi, Moisture effects on the bending fatigue of laminated composites, Composite Structures, 15 October 2016, 154, 49-60.

J Vassallo, A Besinis, R Boden and RD Handy, Evaluation of the minimum inhibition concentration (MIC) assay for environmental assessment of nanomaterials, Toxicology Letters, 16 September 2016, 258, S265-S266.

Gary Prudham and John Summerscales, Cost reduction in autoclave processing I: heated tooling and cool air pressurisation, 13th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM 13), Kyoto Institute of Technology - Japan, 6-9 July 2016, paper 37.

Grant Lewin, Richard Cullen and John Summerscales, Cost reduction in autoclave processing II: curing resin infused composites, 13th International Conference on Flow Processes in Composite Materials (FPCM 13), Kyoto Institute of Technology - Japan, 6-9 July 2016, paper 38.

Stuart Palmer, Wayne Hall and John Summerscales, Ranking of fibre-reinforced composite plate surface finish quality by wavelet texture analysis, Insight, June 2016, 58(6), 318-323.

Maozhou Meng, Huirong Le, Stephen Grove and Jahir Rizvi, Moisture effects on CFRP composite fatigue: experiment and FEA modelling, 17th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM 2016), Munich, 26-30 June 2016, WED-2_BUD_3.10-07.

R Abdalrahman, S Grove, A Kyte and Md Jahir Rizvi, Numerical simulation and experimental verification of heating performance of an integrally water-heated tool, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, April 2016, 35(8), 671-687.

A Besinis, R van Noort and N Martin, The use of acetone to enhance the infiltration of HA nanoparticles into a demineralized dentin collagen matrix, Dental Materials, 2016, 32(3), 385-393.

AS Virk, J Summerscales and W Hall, A finite element analysis to validate the rule-of-mixtures for the prediction of the Young’s modulus of composites with non-circular anisotropic fibres, Chapter 13 in R Fangueiro and S Rana (editors): Natural Fibres: Advances in Science and Technology Towards Industrial Applications: From Science To Market, Springer RILEM Book Series, March 2016, (12 part III), 173-182. ISBN 978-94-017-7513-7.

Aitor Hernandez Michelena, Jasper Graham-Jones, John Summerscales and Wayne Hall, Eco-friendly flax fibre/epoxy resin/composite system for surfboard production, Chapter 13 in Raul Fangueiro and Sohel Rana (editors): Natural Fibres: Advances in Science and Technology Towards Industrial Applications: From Science To Market, Springer RILEM Book Series, March 2016, (12 Part III), 267-277. ISBN 978-94-017-7513-7.

M Meng, MdJ Rizvi, H Le and SM Grove, Multi-scale modelling of moisture diffusion coupled with stress distribution in CFRP laminated composites, Composite Structures, 15 March 2016, 138, 295–304.

2015

M Meng, MJ Rizvi, SM Grove and HR Le, Effects of hygrothermal stress on the failure of CFRP composites, Composite Structures, 1 December 2015, 133, 1024–1035.

J Graham-Jones and J Summerscales (editors): Marine Applications of Advanced Fibre-Reinforced Composites, Elsevier/Woodhead, Cambridge, September 2015. ISBN 978-1-78242-250-1 (print). ISBN: 978-0-08-100200-1 (online).

M Meng, H Le, MdJ Rizvi and SM Grove, The effects of unequal compressive/tensile moduli of composites, Composite Stuctures, August 2015, 126, 207-215.

J Summerscales, A Le Duigou and C Baley, A checklist for the description of plant/vegetal/bast natural fibre reinforced composites, 20th International Conference on Composite Materials, Copenhagen, 19-24 July 2015.

A Besinis, T De Peralta, CJ Tredwin and RD Handy, Review of nanomaterials in dentistry: Interactions with the oral microenvironment, clinical applications, hazards and benefits, ACS Nano, March 2015, 9(3), 2255-2289.

M Meng, H Le, MdJ Rizvi and SM Grove, 3D FEA modelling of laminated composites in bending and their failure mechanisms, Composite Structures, January 2015, 119, 693–708.

2014

L Douadji, Shi Wen, John Summerscales, Claude Bathias and Weiwei Du
Device for evenly heating and producing arc-shaped component by utilizing microwave energy
利用微波能量均匀制热生产弧形部件的装置
( 一利用微波能量均匀制热生产弧形部件的装置 )
Chinese Patent publication CN203972625 U, 3 December 2014.
Application CN 2014 2 180165.7 filed 15 April 2014.

AS Virk, W Hall and J Summerscales, Microstructural characterisation of jute/epoxy quasiunidirectional composites, Applied Composite Materials, December 2014, 21(6), 885-903.

R Abdalrahman, S Grove, A Kyte and MdJ Rizvi, Numerical simulation and design optimization of an integrally-heated tool for composite manufacturing, Materials and Design, December 2014, 64, 477–489.

Z Gombos and J Summerscales, Gel-coating for marine structures, 1st PRIMaRE annual conference, The Partnership for Research in Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE), Plymouth, 04-05 June 2014, poster paper, abstract 1046, page 50. Third place in the Best Poster Awards.

C Di Tomasso, ZJ Gombos and J Summerscales, Styrene emissions during gel-coating of composites, Journal of Cleaner Production, 15 November 2014, 83, 317–328.

AD La Rosa, G Recca, J Summerscales, A Latteri, G Cozzo and G Cicala, Bio-based versus traditional polymer composites. a life cycle assessment perspective, Journal of Cleaner Production, 01 July 2014, 74, 135-144.

D Makhnovskiy, V Zamorovskii and J Summerscales, Use of embedded ferromagnetic microwires for monitoring stress in polymeric materials, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, June 2014, 61, 216–223.

W Rogers, C Hoppins, Z Gombos and J Summerscales, In-mould gel-coating of polymer composites - a review, Journal of Cleaner Production, 1 May 2014, 70, 282-291.

A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy, Inhibition of biofilm formation and antibacterial properties of a silver nano-coating on human dentine, Nanotoxicology, 2014, 8(7), 745-754.

AD La Rosa, A Gagliano, J Summerscales, A Latteri, G Cozzo and G Cicala, Environmental impacts and thermal insulation performance of innovative composite solutions for building applications, Construction and Building Materials, 31 March 2014, 55, 406-414.

A Besinis, R van Noort and N Martin, Remineralization potential of fully demineralized dentin infiltrated with silica and hydroxyapatite nanoparticles, Dental Materials, March 2014, 30(3), 249-262.

A Besinis, T De Peralta and RD Handy, The antibacterial effects of Ag, TiO2 and SiO2 nanoparticles compared to the dental disinfectant chlorhexidine on Streptococcus mutans using a suite of bioassays, Nanotoxicology. February 2014, 8(1), 1-16.

J Summerscales, Durability of composites in the marine environment, Chapter 1 in Peter Davies and YDS Rajapakse (editors): Durability of composites in a marine environment, Springer, Dordrecht, 2014, pages 1-13. ISBN 978-94-007-7416-2. [Chinese translation: Chinese Chemical Industry Press, Beijing, 2015. ISBN 978-7-122-23941-9].

Papers published between 2000–2013