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Energy absorption characteristics of nano-composite conical structures. (2012)
Journal Article
SILVA, F., SACHSE, S. and NJUGUNA, J. 2012. Energy absorption characteristics of nano-composite conical structures. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 40(1), Article 012010. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/40/1/012010

The effect of the filler material on the energy absorption capabilities of polyamide 6 composite structures is studied in details in the present paper. The axial dynamic and quasi-static collapse of conical structures was conducted using a high energ... Read More about Energy absorption characteristics of nano-composite conical structures..

Abstract book for the proceedings of the 1st International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 02-04 July 2012, Cranfield, UK. (2012)
Conference Proceeding
SACHSE, S. and NJUGUNA, J. (eds.) 2012. Abstract book for the proceedings of the 1st International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 02-04 July 2012, Cranfield, UK.

The purpose of the 2012 International Conference on Structural Nano Composites (NanoStruc 2012) is to promote activities in various areas of materials and structures by providing a forum for exchange of ideas, presentation of technical achievements a... Read More about Abstract book for the proceedings of the 1st International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2012), 02-04 July 2012, Cranfield, UK..

Low velocity impact behaviour of glass filled fiber-reinforced thermoplastic engine components. (2010)
Journal Article
MOUTI, Z., WESTWOOD, K., KAYVANTASH, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2010. Low velocity impact behaviour of glass filled fiber-reinforced thermoplastic engine components. Materials [online], 3(4), pages 2463-2473. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ma3042463

This paper concerns automotive parts located underneath the engine and in particular the engine oil pan. Classically made of stamped steel or cast aluminum, new developments have allowed the manufacture oil pans with polyamide 66 reinforced by 35% we... Read More about Low velocity impact behaviour of glass filled fiber-reinforced thermoplastic engine components..