Micro-mechanical modeling of cellular materials with refinements on fracture and damage
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 2011 - 2016

Journals

Marsavina L., Linul E., Voiconi T., Sadowski T., A Comparison Between Dynamic and Static fracture toughness of polyurethane foams, POLYMER TESTING, Vol. 32, p. 673-680, 2013.

Marsavina L., Constantinescu D. M.,  Linul E., Apostol D., Voiconi T., Sadowski T.,Refinements on fracture toughness of PUR foams, ENGINEERING FRACTURE MECHANICS, Vol. 129, p. 54-66, 2014

Voiconi T., Negru R., Linul E., Marsavina L., Filipescu H.,, The notch effect on fracture on polyurethane materials, Frattura ed Integrita Strutturale, Vol. 30, p. 101-108, 2014

Linul E., Marsavina L., Assessment of sandwich beams with polymeric foam core using failure-mode maps, Proceedings of Romanian Academy A, Vol. 16(4), p. 522-530, 2015

Serban D., Linul E., Marsavina L., Modler N.,, Numerical evaluation of two-dimensional micromechanical structures of anisotropic cellular materials: case study for polyurethane rigid foams, IRANIAN POLYMER JOURNAL, Vol. 24 (6), p. 515-529, 2015

Marsavina L., Constantinescu D. M.,  Linul E., Voiconi T., Apostol D.,Shear and mode II fracture of PUR foams,, ENGINEERING FAILURE ANALYSIS, Vol. 58 (Part 2), p. 465-476, 2015,

Negru R., Marsavina L., Voiconi T.,  Linul E., Filipescu H., Belgiu G.,Application of TCD for brittle fracture of notched PUR materials,, THEORETICAL AND APPLIED FRACTURE MECHANICS, Vol. 80 (Part A), p. 87-95, 2015

Serban D., Marsavina L., Modler N.,Low-cycle fatigue behaviour of polyamides, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, Vol. 38 (11), p. 1383-1394, 2015

Serban D., Marsavina L., Modler N.,Finite Element Modelling of the Progressive Damage and Failure of Thermoplastic Polymers in Puncture Impact, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 34, p. 387-396, 2015

Marsavina L., Linul E., Voiconi T., Constantinescu D., Apostol D., On the crack path under mixed mode loading on PUR foams, Frattura ed Integrita Strutturale, , Vol. 32, p. 387-396, 2015.

Marsavina L., Kovacik J., Linul E., Experimental validation of micromechanical models for brittle aluminium alloy foam,, THEORETICAL AND APPLIED FRACTURE MECHANICS, Vol. 83, p. 11-18, 2016

Serban D., Voiconi T., Linul E., Marsavina L., Modler N.,, Viscoelastic Properties of PUR Foams Impact excitation and dynamic mechanical analysis, Materiale Plastice, Vol. 52 (4), p. 537-541, 2015

Serban D., Weissenborn O, Geller S., Marsavina L., Gude M., Evaluation of the mechanical and morphological properties of long fibre reinforced polyurethane rigid foams, POLYMER TESTING, Vol. 49, 121-127, 2016.

Marsavina L., Constantinescu D. M.,  Linul E., Apostol D., Voiconi T., Sadowski T.,Experimental and numerical crack paths in PUR foams, ENGINEERING FRACTURE MECHANICS, Vol. 167, p. 68-83, 2016

Linul E., Marsavina L.,Kovacik J., Sadowski T., Dynamic and Quasi-Static compression tests of closed-cell aluminium alloy foams, Proceedings of Romanian Academy A, Accepted manuscript, 2016

Apostol D., Stuparu F., Constantinescu D. M., Marsavina L., Linul E.,, Crack length influence on stress intensity factors for the asymmetric four-point bending testing of a polyurethane foam, Materiale PlasticeVol. 53 (3), p. 280-282, 2016

Linul E., Serban D., Marsavina L.,Kovacik J.,Low-cycle fatigue behaviour of ductile closed-cell aluminium alloy foams, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, Online Accepted Manuscript, 2016

Piccotin A., Marsavina L., Berto F., Negru R.Fracture parameters determination of polyurethane materials for application of SED criteria to notched components, Procedia Structural Integrity, Vol. 2,  p. 1861ľ1869, 2016.

KovßŔik J., Jerz J., Minßrikovß N., Marsavina L., Linul E., Scaling of compression strength in disordered solids: Metallic foams, Frattura ed Integrita Strutturale, , Vol. 36, p. 55-62, 2016.

Conference Proceedings

  Linul E., Marsavina L., Sadowski T., Knec M., Size Effect on Fracture Toughness of Rigid Polyurethane Foams, Solid State phenomena, Vol. 188, p. 205-210, 2012.

Marsavina L., Linul E., Sadowski T., Knec M., Apostol D., Constantinescu D.M., On fracture toughness of polyurethane foams, 19th Eurpean Conference on Fracture, Kazan, RUSSIA, 26-31 August 2012

 Linul E., Marsavina L., Apostol D., Constantinescu D.M., Sadowski T., Effect of Density, Loading Rate, Material Orientation and Temperature on Dynamic Compression Behavior of Rigid Polyurethane Foams, FOAMS 2012, Barcelona, 12-13 September, 2012

Apostol D.A., Constantinescu D.M., Stoica M.O., Modeling the influence of speed of testing and temperature on the behavior of polyurethane foams, ECCM15 - 15TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON COMPOSITE MATERIALS, Venice, Italy, 24-28 June 2012

Apostol  D.A., Constantinescu D.M., Linul E., Marsavina L., Densification and energy efficiency of polyurethane foams, Proceedings of the 29th Danubia-Adria-Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics, Belgrade, Serbia, 26th-29th September 2012

Marsavina L., Constantinescu D.M., Linul E., Voiconi T., Apostol  D.A., Sadowski T., Damage Identification and Influence on Mechanical Properties of Closed Cell Rigid Foam, CDRom Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Fracture, Beijing, China, 16-21 June 2013

E. Linul, L. Mar║avina, T. Voiconi and T. Sadowski, Study of factors influencing the mechanical properties of polyurethane foams under dynamic compression, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 451, 2013

T. Voiconi, E. Linul, L. Marșavina, J. KovßŔik, M. KneŠ, Experimental determination of mechanical properties of aluminium foams using Digital Image Correlation, Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 601, p.254-257, 2014.

E. Linul, D.A. ¬erban, T. Voiconi, L. Mar║avina and T. Sadowski, Energy ľ absorption and efficiency diagrams of rigid PUR foams, Key Engineering Materials,Vol. 601,p. 246-249, 2014.

D. A. Apostol, D. M. Constantinescu,M. O. Stoica, L. Mar║avina, E. Linul, Analysis of Deformation Bands in Polyurethane Foams, Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 601, p. 250-253, 2014.

J. Kovacik, L. Marsavina, A. Adamcikova, F. Simancik, R. Florek, M. Nosko, P. Tobolka, P. Minar, N. Minarikova, J. Jerz, E. Linul Uniaxial compression tests of metallic foams: A Recipe, Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 601, p. 237-241, 2014.

T. Voiconi, E. Linul, L. Marșavina, T. Sadowski, M. KneŠ, Determination of flexural properties of rigid PUR foams using Digital Image Correlation, Solid State Phenomena, Vol. 216, p. 116-121, 2014

L. Marsavina, E. Linul, T. Voiconi, R. Negru, , Experimental investigations and numerical simulations of notch effect in cellular plastic materials, The 3rd International Conference on Competitive Materials and Technology Processes, Miskolc, Ungaria, 2014

L. Marsavina, D.M. Constantinescu, E. Linul, T. Voiconi, D.A. Apostol, T. Sadowski, Evaluation of mixed mode fracture for PUR foams, Procedia Materials Science, Vol. 3, p. 1342-1352, 2014

E. Linul, T.  Voiconi, L. Marsavina, Determination of Mixed Mode Fracture Toughness of PUR foams, Structural Integrity and Life, Vol. 14 (2), p. 87-92, 2014

E. Linul, T.  Voiconi, L. Marsavina, J. KovßŔik, T. Sadowski, M. KneŠ Failure mechanisms of sandwich beams with stainless steel mesh faces and aluminum foam core under static and dynamic loading conditions, 18th International Conference on Composite Structures, 15-18.06.2015, Lisabon, Portugal

Book Chapters

E. Linul and L. Marsavina, Mechanical Characterization of Rigid PUR Foams Used for Wind Turbine Blades Construction,  (Chapter 10) in ôAdvances in Materials Science and Applicationsö, The World Academic Publishing Co., Ltd., 2013

L. Marsavina, D. M. Constantinescu, Failure and Damage in Cellular Materials, in Failure and Damage Analysis of Advanced Materials, Eds. H. Altenbach, T. Sadowski, Springer-Verlag Viena, 2015, p. 119-190,ISBN: 978-3-7091-1834-4.