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Dissemination


One Day event at National Composite Centre (NCC), Bristol,

on Thursday 28 April 2016

Presentations:

Introduction to the day's events
Introduction to National Composites Centre by Nigel Keen of NCC
Designing FRP Bridges - The Ideal and the Reality by Lee Canning of Jacobs
Composites UK: Construction Group by James Henderson of Atkins

DURACOMP researchers with empahsis on academic and industry impact
Report on Facilitated Activity for DURACOMP NCC event on 28 04 16


Definitions and Glossary

151011 Definitions and Glossary for DURACOMP project (11 10 15)


Literature Database support DURACOMP project

161113 DURACOMP project literature 13 11 16 current version has 688 entries.

161113 DURACOMP project literature PFRP 13 11 16 has 117 publications that are specific to Pultruded FRPs


Publications for dissemination from DURACOMP project

2013

Grammatikos, S. A., Ball, R. J.and Evernden, M., 'On the environmental degradation assessment of pultruded fibre reinforced polymers,' Proceedings of ICCE-22, 2014, Malta.

Grammatikos, S. A., Ball, R. J. and Evernden, M., 'Environmental degradation assessment of pultruded FRP profiles,' Proceedings of Duracosys 2014, Tokyo, Japan.

Zafari, B., Matharu, N. S. and Mottram. J. T., 'Accelerated ageing of pultruded fibre reinforced polymers: Physical and mechanical characterization,' Proceedings of ICCE-22, 2014, Malta. (Oral presentation)

2014

Pearce, C. J., Kaczmarczyk L. and Ullah, Z. 'Computational homogenisation of fibre reinforced composites,' Proceedings 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM XI), Barcelona, Spain, 20-25 July 2014.

Ullah, Z., Kaczmarczyk, L., Cortis, M. and Pearce, C. J., 'Multiscale modelling of the textile composite materials,' Proceedings of the 22nd UK Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering (ACME), University of Exeter, Exeter, 2-4 April 2014, 214–217.

2015

Grammatikos, S., Ball, R. and Evernden, M., ‘Structural deformation assessment of glass fibre reinforced polymers subjected to hygrothermal ageing,’ Proceedings 18th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS18), 15-18 June 2015.

Grammatikos, S. and Evernden, M., ‘On the estimates of durability of glass fibre reinforced polymers subjected to hot/wet aging,’ Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Composite Science and Technology (ICCST/10), 2-4 July 2015, Lisbon.

Grammatikos, S., Evernden, M. and Ball, R., ‘Combined characterization of the effects of hot/wet aging on a pultruded GFRP plate,’ Proceedings 20th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM 20), 19-24 July 2015,pp.1-7.

Grammatikos, S. A., Evernden, M. C., Ball, R. J., ‘Effects of hygrothermal aging on pultruded glass fibre reinforced polymers: a Complimentary study,’ Proceedings 7th International Conference on Advanced Composites in Construction (ACIC 2015), NetComposites Ltd., Chesterfield, UK, 2015, 109-114.

Grammatikos, S. and Evernden, M. ‘A complete’ characterization study of anomalous behaviour of hygrothermally aged FRPs,’ Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Advanced Materials (ICSAAM 2015), 2015-09-08 - 2015-09-11, Porto.

Grammatikos, S. A., Zafari, B., Evernden, M. C., Mottram, J. T., and Mitchels, J. M., ‘Moisture uptake characteristics of a pultruded flat sheet fibre reinforced polymer material subjected to hot/wet aging,’ Polymer Degradation and Stability, 121, (2015), 407–419. ISSN: 0141-3910 doi:10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2015.10.001

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141391015301002 (Gold Access)

Pearce, C. J., Kaczmarczyk, L., and Ullah, Z., 'Multiscale computational homogenisation to predict the long-term durability of composite structures,' Proceedings Euromech 559, Multi-scale computational methods for bridging scales in materials and structures, Eindhoven University of Technology Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 23-25 February 2015.

Pearce, C. J., Zhou, X. Y., Kaczmarczyk, L. Ullah, Z. and Gosling, P. D., 'Perturbation-based stochastic multiscale computational homogenization method,' Proceedings Euromech 559, Multi-scale computational methods for bridging scales in materials and structures, Eindhoven University of Technology Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 23-25 February 2015

Ullah, Z., Kaczmarczyk, L. and Pearce, C. J., 'Multiscale computational homogenisation to predict the long-term durability of composite structures,' Proceedings of the 23rd UK Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering (ACME), University of Swansea, Swansea, UK, 8-10 April 2015, 95–98.

Ullah, Z., Kaczmarczyk, L. and Pearce, C. J., 'Hierarchical finite element based multiscale computational homogenisation of coupled hygro- mechanical analysis for fibre-reinforced polymers,' Proceedings 18th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS 18), Lisbon, Portugal, 5-18 June 2015

Zafari, B. and Mottram, J. T., 'On the mechanical characterisation of pultruded fibre reinforced plate material subjected to hygrothermal aging,' in Proceedings 20th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM 20), 19-24 July 2015, Durability, Creep and Aggressive Environment 4, Paper 5215-3, pp. 11.

Zafari, B. and Mottram, J. T., 'Characterization of a pultruded fibre reinforced polymer flat sheet material after hot-wet conditioning,' in Proceedings 7th International Conference on Advanced Composites in Construction (ACIC 2015), 9-11 September 2015, NetComposites Ltd., Chesterfield, UK, 103-108.015, 407-419.

Zhou X.-Y. and Gosling P. D., 'Probabilistic structural analysis of composite structures using stochastic multi-scale finite element method, Proceedings 7th Biennial Conference on Advanced Composites in Construction, University of Cambridge, UK, 2015,pp.1-6.

Zhou, X.-Y., Gosling, P. D., Pearce, C. J., Kaczmarczyk, L. and Ullah, Z., 'Reliability analysis of laminated fibre composites using stochastic multi-scale finite element method,' Proceedings 13th International Probabilistic Workshop, Liverpool University, 2015, pp.1-10.

Zhou X.-Y. and Gosling P. D., 'Stochastic multi-scale finite element analysis for laminated composite plates,' Proceedings 12th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, Vancouver, Canada, 2015, pp.1-8.

2016

Grammatikos, S. A., Evernden, M., Mitchels, J., Zafari, B., Mottram J. T. and Papanicolaou, G. C., ‘Anomalous response of a pultruded glass fibre reinforced polymer to hygrothermal aging,’ Materials and Design, 96, 2016, 283-295. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264127516301733 (Gold Access)

Grammatikos, S. A., Jones, R .A., Evernden, M., Correia, J. R., ‘Thermal cycling effects on the durability of a pultruded GFRP material for off-shore civil engineering structures,’ Composite Structures, 153, 2016, 197-210.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0263822316306274 (Gold Access)

Kaczmarczyk, L., Ullah, Z and Pearce, C., ‘Prism solid-shell with heterogonous and hierarchical approximation basis,’ Proceedings of the 24th UK Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering, Cardiff University, Cardiff, 31 March - 01 April 2016, pp.189-192.

Ullah, Z., Kaczmarczyk, L. and Pearce, C. J., 'Nonlinear micro-mechanical response of the fibre-reinforced polymer composites including matrix damage and fibre-matrix decohesion,' Proceedings 24th UK Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering (ACME), University of Cardiff, Cardiff, UK, 31-Mar-1 April 2016, 256-259.

Ullah, Z., Kaczmarczyk, L. and Pearce, C. J., 'Multi-scale computational homogenisation of the fibre-reinforced polymer composites including matrix damage and fibre-matrix decohesion,' Proceediings 12th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM XII), Seoul, Korea, 24-29 July 2016. .

Ullah, Z., Kaczmarczyk, L., Grammatikos, S. A., Evernden, M. C. and Pearce, C. J., 'Multi-scale computational homogenisation to predict the long-term durability of composite structures,' Computers and Structures, 2016. (avialable online) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045794916311774 (Gold Access)

Zhou, X.-Y. Gosling, P. D., Pearce, C. J., Ullah, Z. and Kaczmarczyk, L., 'Perturbation-based stochastic multi-scale computational homogenization method for woven textile composites,' International Journal of Solids and Structures, 80, 2016, 368–380. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0020768315003923 (Gold Access)

Zhou, X.-Y. Gosling, P. D., Pearce, C. J., Ullah, Z. and Kaczmarczyk, L., ‘Perturbation-based stochastic multi-scale computational homogenization method for the determination of the effective properties of composite materials with random properties,’ Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 300 1, 2016, 84–105.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045782515003497 (Gold Access)

Zhou, X.-Y. Gosling, P. D. Ullah, Z. Kaczmarczyk, L. Pearce, C. J., ‘Exploiting the Benefits of Multi-scale Analysis in Reliability Analysis for Composite Structures,’ Composite Structures, 55, 2016, 197–212.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0263822316308066 (Gold Access)

Zhou, X.-Y., Gosling, P. D., Pearce, C. J., Kaczmarczyk,L. and Ullah, Z., 'Multi-scale finite element based durability and reliability analysis of laminated fibre reinforced composites for civil engineering applications, IABSE Spring Conference Guangzhou, 2016, pp. 1-8.

Zhou, X.-Y., Gosling, P. D., Ullah, Z., Pearce, C. J. and Kaczmarczyk, L. ,'Multi-scale finite element based time-dependent reliability analysis for laminated fibre reinforced composites,' 24th UK Conferences of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering, 31 March - 1 April, Cardiff University, 2016, pp.1-4.

2017

Zhou, X.-Y., Gosling, P. D., Ullah, Z., Pearce, C. J. and Kaczmarczyk, L., 'Stochastic multi-scale finite element based reliability analysis for laminated composite structures,' Applied Mathematical Modelling, 45, 2017, 457–473.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0307904X16306461 (Gold Access)

MSc theses and undergraduate projects

Xu, X., ‘Hydrothermal deformation assessment of pultruded FRP composite materials’, Civil Engineering and Civil and Architectural Engineering, Bath University, 2014.

Yaji. M., ‘Mechanical degradation assessment of hydrothermally exposed pultruded GFRP composite material’, Civil Engineering and Civil and Architectural Engineering, Bath University, 2014.

Tierney, C., 'Characterization tests for the DURACOMP Project: Confidence in Durable Composites - Pin-bearing strength,' MEng Year 3 Final Project report, School of Engineering, Warwick University, Apr. 2015, p. 58.

Thompson, O, 'Microstructural characterisation of - polymeric composite materials (for the EPSRC Project Confidence in Durable Composites- DURACOMP),' MEng Year 3 Final Project report, School of Engineering, Warwick University, Apr. 2016, p. 37.