Modelling of tensile properties glass powder/epoxy composites post-cured in an oven and in microwaves

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Ku, H., Epaarachchi, J., Trada, M. and Wong, P.. 2013. "Modelling of tensile properties glass powder/epoxy composites post-cured in an oven and in microwaves ." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 32 (10), pp. 689-699. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684412475333
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Modelling of tensile properties glass powder/epoxy composites post-cured in an oven and in microwaves

ERA Journal ID4945
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsKu, H. (Author), Epaarachchi, J. (Author), Trada, M. (Author) and Wong, P. (Author)
EditorsSpringers, George
Journal TitleJournal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites
Journal Citation32 (10), pp. 689-699
Number of Pages11
Year2013
PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
Place of PublicationLondon, United Kingdom
ISSN0731-6844
1530-7964
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684412475333
Web Address (URL)http://jrp.sagepub.com/content/32/10/689.full.pdf+html
Abstract

This paper discusses a simplified approach to analyse the mechanical properties of randomly distributed particulate composites. Mechanical properties of glass powder filled vinyl ester resins were experimentally investigated. The analytical results were compared with experimental results and a very good correlation was found. Further, the experimental results and the predictions showed that the strength of the composites is less than the strength of the matrix material, for all three composites tested.

Keywordsmodelling; epoxy resin; mechanical properties; glass powder
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020401602. Composite and hybrid materials
401807. Nanomaterials
401706. Numerical modelling and mechanical characterisation
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Byline AffiliationsCentre of Excellence in Engineered Fibre Composites
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Affandi, Nor Dalila Nor and Wang, Hao. 2018. "Water exposure, tensile and fatigue properties of treated hemp reinforced vinyl ester composites ." National Symposium on Polymeric Materials 2017 (NSPM 2017). Selangor, Malaysia 21 - 22 Oct 2017 United States . AIP Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5047164
Use of an elasto-plastic model and strain measurements of embedded fibre Bragg grating sensors to detect Mode I delamination crack propagation in woven cloth (0/90) composite materials
Kakei, Ayad Arab, Islam, Mainul, Leng, Jingsong and Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2018. "Use of an elasto-plastic model and strain measurements of embedded fibre Bragg grating sensors to detect Mode I delamination crack propagation in woven cloth (0/90) composite materials." Structural Health Monitoring: an international journal. 17 (2), pp. 363-378. https://doi.org/10.1177/1475921717694812
Determination of coefficient thermal expansion of glass microballoon/vinyl ester syntactic foams
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2016. "Determination of coefficient thermal expansion of glass microballoon/vinyl ester syntactic foams." 3rd Advanced Materials Conference (AMC 2016): Advanced Materials for Sustainability and Growth. Langkawi, Malaysia 28 - 29 Nov 2016 Malaysia. AIP Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5010477
Thermogravimetry analysis on fused borosilicate syntactic foams
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2017. "Thermogravimetry analysis on fused borosilicate syntactic foams." 3rd Advanced Materials Conference (AMC 2016): Advanced Materials for Sustainability and Growth. Langkawi, Malaysia 28 - 29 Nov 2016 Kulim, Kedah, Malaysia. AIP Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5010542
Analysis of stress concentration factor for tensile characteristics of syntactic foam using finite element method
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2017. "Analysis of stress concentration factor for tensile characteristics of syntactic foam using finite element method." Journal of Research Updates in Polymer Science. 6 (1), pp. 21-32. https://doi.org/10.6000/1929-5995.2017.06.01.4
Vinyl ester/glass microballoon syntactic foams with low density
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Su, Haibin. 2017. "Vinyl ester/glass microballoon syntactic foams with low density." International Research Journal of Materials Sciences and Applications. 2017 (1), pp. 1-25.
Investigation of the impact properties of glass fibre / HMPP fibre hybrid composite materials for civil infrastructure constructions
Malvern, J. L., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Lau, K. T.. 2011. "Investigation of the impact properties of glass fibre / HMPP fibre hybrid composite materials for civil infrastructure constructions." 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-18). Jeju, Korea 21 - 26 Aug 2011 Korea.
The process of updating production engineering in an Australian regional university excellence in developing e-learning
Ku, H.. 2011. "The process of updating production engineering in an Australian regional university excellence in developing e-learning ." Ao, S. I., Castillo, O., Douglas, C., Feng, D. D. and Lee, J.-A. (ed.) 2011 International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists (IMECS 2011) . Kowloon, China 16 - 18 Mar 2011 Hong Kong.
Identification of distortions to FBG spectrum using FBG fixed filters
Kahandawa, G. C., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Wang, H.. 2011. "Identification of distortions to FBG spectrum using FBG fixed filters." Lee, Woo (ed.) 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-18). Jeju, Korea 21 - 26 Aug 2011 Korea.
Intervening to improve the dissertation of final year engineering research projects
Goh, Steven and Ku, Harry. 2011. "Intervening to improve the dissertation of final year engineering research projects." Kellogg, Stuart and Karlin, Jennifer (ed.) 41st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE 2011): Celebrating 41 Years of Monumental Innovations from around the World. Rapid City, United States 12 - 15 Oct 2011 Piscataway, NJ, United States.
Tensile tests of glass powder reinforced epoxy composites: pilot study
Ku, H., Wong, P., Huang, J., Fung, H. and Mohan, T.. 2011. "Tensile tests of glass powder reinforced epoxy composites: pilot study ." Zhu, Zeng (ed.) ICKEM 2011: 1st International Conference on Key Engineering Materials. Sanya, China 25 - 27 Mar 2011 Stafa-Zurich, Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.214.1
Selection of hemp fabric as reinforcement in composite materials
Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Lau, Kin-tak. 2014. "Selection of hemp fabric as reinforcement in composite materials." Mashud, Mohammad (ed.) 3rd International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering (ICMIEE 2014). Khulna, Bangladesh 26 - 27 Dec 2014 Khulna, Bangladesh.
Compressive properties of ceramic microballoon syntactic foams
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2014. "Compressive properties of ceramic microballoon syntactic foams." Mashud, Mohammad (ed.) 3rd International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Energy Engineering (ICMIEE 2014). Khulna, Bangladesh 26 - 27 Dec 2014 Khulna, Bangladesh.
Development of fracture and damage modeling concepts for composite materials
Kakei, Ayad Arab Ghaidan, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Islam, M. Mainul and Leng, Jinsong. 2016. "Development of fracture and damage modeling concepts for composite materials." Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Kahandawa, Gayan Chanaka (ed.) Structural health monitoring technologies and next-generation smart composite structures. Roca Raton, USA. CRC Press. pp. 341-368
Effect of a nano-fibrous structure on the nanofiber mat's hydrophobicity
Javazmi, L., Khodami, A., Mazrouei-Sebdani, Z. and Epaarachchi, J.. 2016. "Effect of a nano-fibrous structure on the nanofiber mat's hydrophobicity." 2016 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN 2016) . Canberra, Australia 07 - 11 Feb 2016
Integration of textile fabric and coconut shell in particleboard
Misnon, M. I., Bahari, S. A., Islam, M. M. and Epaarachchi, J. A.. 2013. "Integration of textile fabric and coconut shell in particleboard ." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2027836
Experimental investigation on the interfacial adhesion of date palm fibres with epoxy matrix
Alsaeed, T., Alajmi, A., Yousif, B. F., Ku, H. and Lau, Alan Kin-tak. 2012. "Experimental investigation on the interfacial adhesion of date palm fibres with epoxy matrix." Heslehurst, Rikard Benton and Byrne, Ann (ed.) Composites Australia and the CRC for Advanced Composite Structures Conference 2012: Diversity in Composites. Leura, Australia 15 - 16 Mar 2012 Melbourne, Australia.
Mechanical properties of sandwich composite made of syntactic foam core and GFRP skins
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Su, Haibin. 2016. "Mechanical properties of sandwich composite made of syntactic foam core and GFRP skins." AIMS Material Science. 3 (4), pp. 1704-1727. https://doi.org/10.3934/matersci.2016.4.1704
Analysis of stress concentration factor around the hole of syntactic foam tensile specimens
Salleh, Z., Islam, M. M. and Epaarachchi, J. A.. 2016. "Analysis of stress concentration factor around the hole of syntactic foam tensile specimens." International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT). 4 (3), pp. 102-106.
Woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composite: effect of water absorption on the mechanical properties degradation
Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Wang, Hao and Lau, Kin-tak. 2016. "Woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composite: effect of water absorption on the mechanical properties degradation." International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT). 4 (3), pp. 96-101.
Woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composite treated with fire retardant
Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Chen, Haizhen and Wang, Hao. 2016. "Woven hemp fabric reinforced vinyl ester composite treated with fire retardant." International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT). 4 (3), pp. 90-95.
Shape memory polymers and their applications
Al Azzawi, W. S., Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda, Islam, M. Mainul and Leng, Jinsong. 2016. "Shape memory polymers and their applications." Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Kahandawa, Gayan Chanaka (ed.) Structural health monitoring technologies and next-generation smart composite structures. Boca Raton, Florida. CRC Press. pp. 447-478
Important aspects of finite element modeling of low density thermo plastic closed cell foams
Thota, N. M., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Important aspects of finite element modeling of low density thermo plastic closed cell foams." Mishra, G. C. and Sanskriti, Krishi (ed.) 3rd World Congress on Frontiers of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering (WCFMAAE 2013). New Delhi, India 02 - 03 Feb 2013 New Delhi, India.
Detection and characterisation of delamination damage propagation in woven glass fibre reinforced polymer composite using thermoelastic response mapping
Kakei, Ayad, Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, Mainul, Leng, J. and Rajic, N.. 2016. "Detection and characterisation of delamination damage propagation in woven glass fibre reinforced polymer composite using thermoelastic response mapping." Composite Structures. 153, pp. 442-450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.06.044
Mechanical properties of low density glass microballoon/vinyl ester syntactic foam for marine application
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2015. "Mechanical properties of low density glass microballoon/vinyl ester syntactic foam for marine application." 12th Composites Australia and CRC-ACS Conference 2015: Game On! Winning with Composites. Gold Coast, Australia 21 - 23 Apr 2015
Compressive behaviour of low density polymeric syntactic foams
Salleh, Zulzamri, Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2015. "Compressive behaviour of low density polymeric syntactic foams." Applied Mechanics and Materials. 799-800, pp. 135-139. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.799-800.135
Analyses of woven hemp fabric characteristics for composite reinforcement
Misnon, M. I., Islam, M. M., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Lau, K. T.. 2015. "Analyses of woven hemp fabric characteristics for composite reinforcement." Materials and Design. 66 (A), pp. 82-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.10.037
Evaluation of the blunt thoracic trauma caused by solid sports ball impacts
Thota, Narasimha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Lau, Kin Tak. 2015. "Evaluation of the blunt thoracic trauma caused by solid sports ball impacts." Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering. 10 (2). https://doi.org/10.1299/jbse.14-00264
Viscous criterion and its relation with the projectile-thorax energy interactions
Thota, Narasimha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Lau, Kin Tak. 2014. "Viscous criterion and its relation with the projectile-thorax energy interactions." 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 8). Melbourne, Australia 24 - 28 Nov 2014
Evaluation of the blunt thoracic trauma due to baseball impacts – review of the Blunt Criterion
Thota, Narasimha M., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Lau, Kin Tak. 2014. "Evaluation of the blunt thoracic trauma due to baseball impacts – review of the Blunt Criterion." 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 8). Melbourne, Australia 24 - 28 Nov 2014
Effect of energy absorbing mechanisms on the blunt thoracic trauma caused by ballistic impacts
Thota, Narasimha M., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Lau, Kin Tak. 2014. "Effect of energy absorbing mechanisms on the blunt thoracic trauma caused by ballistic impacts." 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 8). Melbourne, Australia 24 - 28 Nov 2014
Review of anthropomorphic test dummies for the evaluation of thoracic trauma due to blunt ballistic impacts
Thota, Narasimha M., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Lau, Kin Tak. 2014. "Review of anthropomorphic test dummies for the evaluation of thoracic trauma due to blunt ballistic impacts." 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 8). Melbourne, Australia 24 - 28 Nov 2014
Impact location determination on thin laminated composite plates using an NIR-FBG sensor system
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2015. "Impact location determination on thin laminated composite plates using an NIR-FBG sensor system." Measurement. 61, pp. 51-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2014.08.040
Signal monitoring system for monitoring strain applied to a composite component
Kahandawa Appuhamillage, Gayan Chanaka, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Wang, Hao. 2015. Signal monitoring system for monitoring strain applied to a composite component. US Patent No. 9063032 B2/23rd June 2015
CAE simulation based methodology for airbag compliant vehicle front protection system development
Thota, Narasimha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Lau, Kin Tak. 2013. "CAE simulation based methodology for airbag compliant vehicle front protection system development." International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems. 5 (3-4), pp. 95-104. https://doi.org/10.4273/ijvss.5.3-4.04
Potentiality of utilising natural textile materials for engineering composites applications
Misnon, Mohd Iqbal, Islam, Md Mainul, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Lau, Kin-tak. 2014. "Potentiality of utilising natural textile materials for engineering composites applications." Materials and Design. 59, pp. 359-368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.03.022
Development and validation of a thorax surrogate FE model for assessment of trauma due to high speed blunt impacts
Thota, Narasimha, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Lau, Kin-Tak. 2014. "Development and validation of a thorax surrogate FE model for assessment of trauma due to high speed blunt impacts." Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering. 9 (1), pp. 08-1. https://doi.org/10.1299/jbse.2014jbse0008
Analysis of heat-treated bovine cortical bone by thermal gravimetric and nanoindentation
Lau, Mei-ling, Lau, Kin-tak, Ku, Harry, Cardona, Francisco and Lee, Joong-Hee. 2013. "Analysis of heat-treated bovine cortical bone by thermal gravimetric and nanoindentation ." Composites Part B: Engineering. 55, pp. 447-452. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2013.06.027
An investigation of acoustic emission signal attenuation for monitoring of progressive failure in fiberglass reinforced composite laminates
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "An investigation of acoustic emission signal attenuation for monitoring of progressive failure in fiberglass reinforced composite laminates ." International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering. 8 (1), pp. 1442-1456. https://doi.org/10.15282/ijame.8.2013.31.0119
Using computer software packages to enhance the teaching in engineering management science part 4 – quality control
Ku, Harry Siu-lung. 2013. "Using computer software packages to enhance the teaching in engineering management science part 4 – quality control ." Ao, S. I., Castillo, O., Douglas, C., Feng, David and Lee, Jeong-A. (ed.) International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists (IMECS 2013). Kowloon, Hong Kong 13 - 15 Mar 2013 Hong Kong.
Fracture toughness and toughening mechanisms of unsaturated polyester-based clay nanocomposites
Albdiry, Mushtaq T., Yousif, Belal F. and Ku, Harry. 2013. "Fracture toughness and toughening mechanisms of unsaturated polyester-based clay nanocomposites." 13th International Conference on Fracture (ICF 2013). Beijing, China 16 - 21 Jun 2013 Anhui, China.
Prediction of obsolete FBG sensor using ANN for efficient and robust operation of SHM systems
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Wang, Hao and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Prediction of obsolete FBG sensor using ANN for efficient and robust operation of SHM systems." 4th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (APWSHM 2012). Melbourne, Australia 05 - 07 Dec 2012 Zurich, Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.558.546
Smart structure for small wind turbine blade
Supeni, E. E., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Smart structure for small wind turbine blade." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2027725
Impact fracture behaviour of silane-treated halloysite nanotubes-reinforced unsaturated polyester
Albdiry, M. T., Ku, H. and Yousif, B. F.. 2013. "Impact fracture behaviour of silane-treated halloysite nanotubes-reinforced unsaturated polyester." Engineering Failure Analysis. 35, pp. 718-725. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2013.06.027
Tensile properties of nanoclay reinforced epoxy composites
Ku, H. and Trada, Mohan. 2013. "Tensile properties of nanoclay reinforced epoxy composites." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. , Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 Bellingham, WA. United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2026644
Embedded fibre optic sensors under multi-axial loading: a pilot study
Peauril, J., Epaarachchi, J., Lau, K. T. and Wang, H.. 2013. "Embedded fibre optic sensors under multi-axial loading: a pilot study." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. , Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 Bellingham, WA. United States. SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2027958
NIR fibre bragg grating as dynamic sensor: an application of 1D digital wavelet analysis for signal denoising
Hafizi, Z. M., Kahandawa, G. C., Epaarachchi, J., Lau, K. T., Canning, J. and Cook, K.. 2013. "NIR fibre bragg grating as dynamic sensor: an application of 1D digital wavelet analysis for signal denoising ." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. , Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 Bellingham, WA. United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2026668
Study on compressive properties of syntactic foams for marine applications
Salleh, Z., Islam, M. M. and Ku, H.. 2014. "Study on compressive properties of syntactic foams for marine applications." Journal of Multifunctional Composites. 2 (1), pp. 21-27. https://doi.org/10.12783/issn.2168-4286/2.1/Salleh
Indexing damage using distortion of embedded FBG sensor response spectra
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Indexing damage using distortion of embedded FBG sensor response spectra ." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. , Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 Bellingham, WA. United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2027945
Surface coating of poly-D-L-lactide/nano-hydroxyapatite composite scaffolds for dexamethasone-releasing function and wettability enhancement
Chen, Ling, Tang, Chak Yin, Ku, Harry Siu Lung, Chen, Da Zhu and Tsui, Chi Pong. 2013. "Surface coating of poly-D-L-lactide/nano-hydroxyapatite composite scaffolds for dexamethasone-releasing function and wettability enhancement." Bose, Susmita, Narayan, Roger and Bandyopadhyay , Amit (ed.) Materials Science and Technology Conference (MS&T 2012): Next Generation Biomaterials and Surface Properties of Biomaterials . Pittsburgh, United States 27 - 31 Oct 2012 Hoboken, NJ. United States. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118751015
Microwave sintering and characterization of polypropylene/multi-walled carbon nanotube/hydroxyapatite composites
Chen, Ling, Tang, Chak Yin, Ku, Harry Siu-Lung, Tsui, Chi Pong and Chen, Xu. 2014. "Microwave sintering and characterization of polypropylene/multi-walled carbon nanotube/hydroxyapatite composites ." Composites Part B: Engineering. 56, pp. 504-511. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2013.08.005
Wireless tablet PCs for enhanced teaching at an Australian regional university teaching both campus and distance modes
Goh, Steven Chingnam, Galligan, Linda Ann and Ku, Harry. 2013. "Wireless tablet PCs for enhanced teaching at an Australian regional university teaching both campus and distance modes." 120th American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition (ASEE 2013): Engineering Education: Frankly, We Do Give a D*mn. Atlanta, GA. United States 23 - 26 Jun 2013 Washington, DC. United States.
Extraction and processing of real time strain of embedded FBG sensors using a fixed filter FBG circuit and an artificial neural network
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Wang, Hao, Canning, John and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Extraction and processing of real time strain of embedded FBG sensors using a fixed filter FBG circuit and an artificial neural network." Measurement. 46 (10), pp. 4045-4051. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2013.07.029
Development of artificial neural network model in predicting performance of the smart wind turbine blade
Supeni, E. E., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Development of artificial neural network model in predicting performance of the smart wind turbine blade." 3rd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2013). Sydney, Australia 04 - 05 Jul 2013 Sydney, Australia.
Textile material forms for reinforcement materials: a review
Misnon, M. I., Islam, M. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Textile material forms for reinforcement materials: a review." 3rd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2013). Sydney, Australia 04 - 05 Jul 2013 Sydney, Australia.
Wave propogation scattering due to defect on thin composite plates
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Wave propogation scattering due to defect on thin composite plates." 3rd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2013). Sydney, Australia 04 - 05 Jul 2013 Sydney, Australia.
Tensile behaviours of activated carbon coconut shell filled epoxy composites
Salleh, Z., Islam, M. M. and Ku, H.. 2013. "Tensile behaviours of activated carbon coconut shell filled epoxy composites." Noor, M. M., Rahman, M. M. and Ismail, J. (ed.) 3rd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2013). Sydney, Australia 04 - 05 Jul 2013 Sydney, Australia.
Estimation of strain of distorted FBG sensor spectra using a fixed FBG filter circuit and an artificial neural network
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Lau, K. T. and Canning, John. 2013. "Estimation of strain of distorted FBG sensor spectra using a fixed FBG filter circuit and an artificial neural network ." Palaniswami, M., Leckie, C., Kanhere, S. and Gubbi, J. (ed.) IEEE 8th International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP 2013): Sensing the Future. Melbourne, Australia 02 - 05 Apr 2013 Piscataway, NJ. United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISSNIP.2013.6529770
Effect of the energy absorbing mechanisms on the blunt thoracic trauma caused by a typical foam projectile
Thota, Narasimha M., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Lau, Kin-tak. 2013. "Effect of the energy absorbing mechanisms on the blunt thoracic trauma caused by a typical foam projectile." Mishra, G. C. and Sanskriti, Krishi (ed.) 3rd World Congress on Frontiers of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering (WCFMAAE 2013). New Delhi, India 02 - 03 Feb 2013 New Delhi, India.
Effect of the foam embellishments on the pedestrian safety of the vehicle front protection systems
Thota, N. M., Epaarachchi, J. A. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Effect of the foam embellishments on the pedestrian safety of the vehicle front protection systems." Mishra, G. C. and Sanskriti, Krishi (ed.) 3rd World Congress on Frontiers of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering (WCFMAAE 2013). New Delhi, India 02 - 03 Feb 2013 New Delhi, India.
Processing of materials using electromagnetic fields
Ku, Harry S.. 2012. "Processing of materials using electromagnetic fields." Nicolais, Luigi and Borzacchiello, Assunta (ed.) Wiley encyclopedia of composites, 2nd ed.. Hoboken, NJ. United States. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 2487-2500
The potential of using date palm fibres as reinforcement for polymeric composites
Alsaeed, T., Yousif, B. F. and Ku, H.. 2013. "The potential of using date palm fibres as reinforcement for polymeric composites." Materials and Design. 43, pp. 177-184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2012.06.061
Non-velocity based analysis of passive ultrasonic signal for source location detection in composite plates: a pilot study
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J., Nizwan, C. K. E. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Non-velocity based analysis of passive ultrasonic signal for source location detection in composite plates: a pilot study." 1st International Conference of Mechanical Engineering Research (ICMER 2011). Kuantan, Malaysia 05 - 07 Dec 2011 Bristol, United Kingdom . https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/36/1/012008
Modal acoustic emission investigation for progressive failure monitoring in thin composite plates under tensile test
Hafizi, Mohd Zohari, Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "Modal acoustic emission investigation for progressive failure monitoring in thin composite plates under tensile test." Key Engineering Materials. 558 (558), pp. 65-75. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.558.65
Optimized FBG sensor network for efficient detection of a delamination in FRP structures
Kahandawa, G. C., Epaarachchi, J. A., Wang, H. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Optimized FBG sensor network for efficient detection of a delamination in FRP structures." Jaafar, M., Azura, A. R., Leong, K. H. and Leong, A. Y. L. (ed.) 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM 2012): Composites: Enabling Tomorrow's Industry Today. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 06 - 08 Nov 2012 Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Detecting delamination in a composite structure using an embedded FBG-AE hybrid system
Kahandawa, G. C., Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Detecting delamination in a composite structure using an embedded FBG-AE hybrid system." Kotousov, Andrei (ed.) 7th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 2012). Adelaide, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2012 Canberra, Australia.
Dielectric properties of sawdust reinforced epoxy composites post-cured in microwaves
Ku, H., Trada, M. and Tai, P.. 2013. "Dielectric properties of sawdust reinforced epoxy composites post-cured in microwaves ." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 32 (10), pp. 765-774. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684412475250
Tensile properties of bagasse reinforced epoxy composites
Trada, M., Mandava, J., Ku, H. and Yousif, B.. 2012. "Tensile properties of bagasse reinforced epoxy composites." Jaafar, M., Azura, A. R., Leong, K. H. and Leong, A. Y. L. (ed.) 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM 2012): Composites: Enabling Tomorrow's Industry Today. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 06 - 08 Nov 2012 Kowloon, Hong Kong.
An investigation of effective detection length of a localized micro-failure in a laminated thin composite plate using FBG sensor integrated AE system
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "An investigation of effective detection length of a localized micro-failure in a laminated thin composite plate using FBG sensor integrated AE system." Jaafar, M., Azura, A. R., Leong, K. H. and Leong, A. Y. L. (ed.) 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM 2012): Composites: Enabling Tomorrow's Industry Today. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 06 - 08 Nov 2012 Kowloon, Hong Kong.
A pilot study on flexural properties of epoxy nanoclay reinforced composites
Ku, H., Fung, S. Y., Islam, M., Li, X. and Chong, Y. P.. 2013. "A pilot study on flexural properties of epoxy nanoclay reinforced composites ." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 32 (2), pp. 96-104. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684412459246
Development of smart wind turbine blades
Supeni, E. E., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Development of smart wind turbine blades." Jaafar, M., Azura, A. R., Leong, K. H and Leong, A. Y. L (ed.) 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials (ACCM 2012): Composites: Enabling Tomorrow's Industry Today. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 06 - 08 Nov 2012 Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Develop and validate a biomechanical surrogate of the human thorax using corrugated sheets: a feasibility study
Thota, Narasimha Murthy, Eepaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Develop and validate a biomechanical surrogate of the human thorax using corrugated sheets: a feasibility study." 7th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 2012). Adelaide, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2012 Canberra, Australia.
Use of fixed wavelength Fibre-Bragg Grating (FBG) filters to capture time domain data from the distorted spectrum of an embedded FBG sensor to estimate strain with an artificial neural network
Kahandawa, G. C., Epaarachchi, J. A., Wang, H., Followell, D. and Birt, P.. 2013. "Use of fixed wavelength Fibre-Bragg Grating (FBG) filters to capture time domain data from the distorted spectrum of an embedded FBG sensor to estimate strain with an artificial neural network." Sensors and Actuators A: Physical. 194, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2012.12.028
Review on using packages to enhance the teaching of critical path networks
Ku, Harry S.. 2012. "Review on using packages to enhance the teaching of critical path networks." Ao, S. I., Castillo, Oscar, Douglas, Craig, Feng, David Dagan and Lee, Jeong-A. (ed.) 2012 International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists (IMECS 2012). Hong Kong, China 14 - 16 Mar 2012 Hong Kong.
Measurements of heat treatment effects on bovine cortical bones by nanoindentation and compression testing
Lau, Mei-Ling, Lau, Kin-Tak, Ku, Harry, Bahattacharyya, Debes and Yao, Yan-Dong. 2012. "Measurements of heat treatment effects on bovine cortical bones by nanoindentation and compression testing." Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology. 3 (1), pp. 105-113. https://doi.org/10.4236/jbnb.2012.31014
Suitability of using coir fiber/polymeric composite for the design of liquid storage tanks
Yousif, B. F. and Ku, H.. 2012. "Suitability of using coir fiber/polymeric composite for the design of liquid storage tanks." Materials and Design. 36, pp. 847-853. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2011.01.063
Design of smart structures for wind turbine blades
Supeni, E. E., Epaarachchi, J. A., Islam, M. M. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Design of smart structures for wind turbine blades." Noor, M. M., Rahman, M. M. and Ismail, J. (ed.) 2nd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2012). Gold Coast, Australia 07 - 09 Jul 2012 Sydney, Australia.
Modeling the flexural properties of SLG reinforced phenol formaldehyde composites using Langrage’s Method
Ku, H., Zhou, Hong, Wong, Peter, Su, Gang and Vadher, Jayent. 2012. "Modeling the flexural properties of SLG reinforced phenol formaldehyde composites using Langrage’s Method ." Advanced Materials Research. 410, pp. 305-308. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.410.305
Flexural properties of epoxy composites filled with glass powder: preliminary results
Ku, H., Wong, P., Huang, J., Fung, H. and Trada, M.. 2012. "Flexural properties of epoxy composites filled with glass powder: preliminary results." Advanced Materials Research. 410, pp. 309-312. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.410.309
Tensile properties of phenol-formaldehyde nanoclay reinforced composites: a pilot study
Ku, H., Yap, Y. S., Lee, T. S. and Trada, M.. 2012. "Tensile properties of phenol-formaldehyde nanoclay reinforced composites: a pilot study ." Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 126 (2 (Supplement)), pp. E142-E150. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.35232
Signal monitoring system and methods of operating same
Kahandawa, Gayan Chanaka, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Wang, Hao. 2013. Signal monitoring system and methods of operating same. WO/2013/151607
Modal analysis of high frequency acoustic signal approach for progressive failure monitoring in thin composite plates
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Modal analysis of high frequency acoustic signal approach for progressive failure monitoring in thin composite plates." 2nd Malaysian Postgraduate Conference (MPC 2012). Gold Coast, Australia 07 - 09 Jul 2012 Sydney, Australia.
A critical review on the manufacturing processes in relation to the properties of nanoclay/polymer composites
Albdiry, M. T., Yousif, B. F., Ku, H. and Lau, K. T.. 2013. "A critical review on the manufacturing processes in relation to the properties of nanoclay/polymer composites." Journal of Composite Materials. 47 (9), pp. 1093-1115. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998312445592
Fracture toughness of vinyl ester composites reinforced with sawdust and postcured in microwaves
Ku, H., Prajapati, M. and Trada, M.. 2012. "Fracture toughness of vinyl ester composites reinforced with sawdust and postcured in microwaves." International Journal of Microwave Science and Technology. 2012, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/152726
Courses for teaching leadership capacity in professional engineering degrees in Australia and Europe
Khattak, Hamid, Ku, Harry and Goh, Steven. 2012. "Courses for teaching leadership capacity in professional engineering degrees in Australia and Europe." European Journal of Engineering Education. 37 (3), pp. 279-296. https://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2012.684671
Thermal properties of calcium carbonate powder reinforced vinyl ester composites: pilot study
Ku, Harry, Cardona, Francisco and Jamal Eddine, Mustapha. 2013. "Thermal properties of calcium carbonate powder reinforced vinyl ester composites: pilot study." Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 127 (4), pp. 2996-3001. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.37973
Flexural properties of sawdust-reinforced epoxy composites post-cured in microwaves
Ku, H., Donald, M., Cardona, F. and Trada, M.. 2012. "Flexural properties of sawdust-reinforced epoxy composites post-cured in microwaves." Journal of Composite Materials. 46 (22), pp. 2879-2890. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998311433437
Use of FBG sensors for SHM in aerospace structures
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha, Wang, Hao and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "Use of FBG sensors for SHM in aerospace structures." Photonic Sensors. 2 (3), pp. 203-214. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13320-012-0065-4
Contrast on tensile and flexural properties of glass powder reinforced epoxy composites: pilot study
Ku, H. and Wong, P.. 2012. "Contrast on tensile and flexural properties of glass powder reinforced epoxy composites: pilot study ." Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 123 (1), pp. 152-161. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.34469
Using computer software packages to enhance the teaching of engineering management science: part 1 - critical path networks
Ku, H., Fulcher, R. and Xiang, W.. 2011. "Using computer software packages to enhance the teaching of engineering management science: part 1 - critical path networks." Computer Applications in Engineering Education. 19 (1), pp. 26-39. https://doi.org/10.1002/cae.20286
A pilot study on the relationship between mechanical and electrical loss tangents of glass powder reinforced epoxy composites post-cured in microwaves
Ku, H., Wong, P., Maxwell, A., Huang, J., Fung, H. and Mohan, T.. 2011. "A pilot study on the relationship between mechanical and electrical loss tangents of glass powder reinforced epoxy composites post-cured in microwaves." Zhu, Zeng (ed.) ICKEM 2011: 1st International Conference on Key Engineering Materials. Sanya, China 25 - 27 Mar 2011 Zurich, Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.214.26
Flexible engineering degree programs with remote access laboratories in an Australian regional university known for its excellence in e-learning
Ku, H., Goh, S. and Ahfock, A.. 2011. "Flexible engineering degree programs with remote access laboratories in an Australian regional university known for its excellence in e-learning." Computer Applications in Engineering Education. 19 (1), pp. 18-25. https://doi.org/10.1002/cae.20284
Assessing heat-treatment effects on bovine cortical bones by nanoindentation
Lau, Mei-ling, Lau, Kin-tak, Ku, Harry, Bahattacharyya, Debes and Lee, Joong-Hee. 2012. "Assessing heat-treatment effects on bovine cortical bones by nanoindentation ." Advanced Materials Research. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.410.110
Relationship between different mechanical properties of phenol formaldehyde SLG-reinforced composites
Ku, H. S.. 2011. "Relationship between different mechanical properties of phenol formaldehyde SLG-reinforced composites." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 30 (15), pp. 1281-1292. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684411418705
Relationship between electrical and mechanical loss tangents of hollow glass powder reinforced epoxy composites: a pilot study
Ku, H., Maxwell, A., Wong, P., Huang, J. and Fung, H.. 2011. "Relationship between electrical and mechanical loss tangents of hollow glass powder reinforced epoxy composites: a pilot study ." Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 119 (5), pp. 2945-2952. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.33009
An investigation on the student performance in first year fundamental engineering course engineering statistics
Islam, Md Mainul and Epaarachchi, Jayantha Ananda. 2012. "An investigation on the student performance in first year fundamental engineering course engineering statistics." Mortimer, Rachel (ed.) 15th International First Year in Higher Education Conference (FYHE 2012) . Brisbane, Australia 26 - 29 Jun 2012 Brisbane, Australia.
An experimental investigation of early damage localization for thin glass fibre reinforced symmetric composite laminates
Hafizi, Z. M., Epaarachchi, J. and Lau, K. T.. 2012. "An experimental investigation of early damage localization for thin glass fibre reinforced symmetric composite laminates." Heslehurst, Rikard Benton and Byrne, Ann (ed.) Composites Australia and the CRC for Advanced Composite Structures Conference 2012: Diversity in Composites. Leura, Australia 15 - 16 Mar 2012 Melbourne, Australia.
Measurement of mechanical, electrical and thermal properties of glass powder reinforced epoxy composites and modelling
Wong, Kwok Yeung Peter. 2012. Measurement of mechanical, electrical and thermal properties of glass powder reinforced epoxy composites and modelling. Masters Thesis Master of Engineering. University of Southern Queensland.
Accelerated full scale fatigue testing of a small composite wind turbine blade using a mechanically operated test rig
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Clausen, Philip D.. 2004. "Accelerated full scale fatigue testing of a small composite wind turbine blade using a mechanically operated test rig." Atrens, Andrej, Boland, J. N., Clegg, Richard and Griffiths, John (ed.) 2004 Structural Integrity and Fracture International Conference (SIF2004). Brisbane, Australia 26 - 29 Sep 2004 Australia.
An investigation into the application of research strategies in the final-year undergraduate engineering and surveying projects
Cochrane, Sandra, Goh, Steven and Ku, Harry. 2009. "An investigation into the application of research strategies in the final-year undergraduate engineering and surveying projects." Kestell, Colin, Grainger, Steven and Cheung, John (ed.) 20th Annual Conference for the Australasian Association of Engineering Education (AAEE 2009). Adelaide, Australia 06 - 09 Dec 2009 Adelaide, Australia.
Engineering education - undergraduate and masters: China and down under
Ku, Harry, Wen, Paul, Xiang, Wei and Goh, Steven. 2009. "Engineering education - undergraduate and masters: China and down under." Kestell, Colin, Grainger, Steven and Cheung, John (ed.) 20th Annual Conference for the Australasian Association of Engineering Education (AAEE 2009). Adelaide, Australia 06 - 09 Dec 2009 Adelaide, Australia.
Research design for investigation of Nigeria manufacturing management
Mustapha, U. M., Ku, H. and Goh, S.. 2009. "Research design for investigation of Nigeria manufacturing management." Wen, Peng, Li, Yuefeng, Polkowski, Lech, Yao, Yiyu, Tsumoto, Shusaku and Wang, Guoyin (ed.) 4th International Conference on Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology (RSKT 2009). Gold Coast, Australia 14 - 16 Jul 2009 Berlin, Germany. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-02962-2_58
Investigation of embedded near infrared fibre Bragg grating (FBG) sensors (830 nm) in structural health monitoring of glass fibre composite structures
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Canning, John and Stevenson, Michael. 2008. "Investigation of embedded near infrared fibre Bragg grating (FBG) sensors (830 nm) in structural health monitoring of glass fibre composite structures ." Sampson, David D. (ed.) 19th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors (OFS-19). Perth, Australia 15 - 18 Apr 2008 Bellingham, WA. United States. SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.786896
Dynamic behavior of hybrid composite bridge girder
Epaarachchi, J. A., Karunasena, W. and Aravinthan, T.. 2008. "Dynamic behavior of hybrid composite bridge girder." Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna (Karu) and Wang, Hao (ed.) 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20). Toowoomba, Australia 02 - 05 Dec 2008 London, United Kingdom.
Effects of chopped hemp on mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy resins
Vandenbroucke, A., Cardona, F., Ku, H. and Rogers, D.. 2009. "Effects of chopped hemp on mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy resins ." Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna (Karu) and Wang, Hao (ed.) 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20). Toowoomba, Australia 02 - 05 Dec 2008 London, United Kingdom.
Effects of EPON on mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy resins
Ku, H., Cardona, F., Rogers, D. and Vandenbroucke, A.. 2008. "Effects of EPON on mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy resins ." Lau, Alan K. T., Lu, J., Varadan, Vijay K., Chang, F. K., Tu, J. P. and Lam, P. M. (ed.) ICMMSE 2008: International Conference on Multifunctional Materials and Structures. Hong Kong, China 28 - 31 Jul 2008 Stafa-Zurich, Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.47-50.536
Weldability and heat affected zone (HAZ) evaluation for high energy rate joining of thermoplastic composites using microwaves
Ku, Harry S., Siores, Elias and Ball, James A. R.. 1997. "Weldability and heat affected zone (HAZ) evaluation for high energy rate joining of thermoplastic composites using microwaves ." Herszberg, Isreal (ed.) 11th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-11). Gold Coast, Australia 14 - 18 Jul 1997 Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Complex permittivity of low loss thermoplastic composites using a resonant cavity method
Ku, Harry S., Ball, James A. R., Siores, Elias and Chan, Peter. 1999. "Complex permittivity of low loss thermoplastic composites using a resonant cavity method ." Massard, Thierry and Vautrin, Alain (ed.) 12th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-12). Paris, France 05 - 09 Jul 1999 Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Prediction of crushing stress in composite materials
Goh, S., Ku, H. and Ang, S. L.. 2008. "Prediction of crushing stress in composite materials." Journal of Composite Materials. 42 (5), pp. 467-484. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998307086204
Micrographs of fractured vinyl ester composites
Ku, Harry S., Ang, Soh Fong, Snook, Chris and Baddeley, Douglas. 2007. "Micrographs of fractured vinyl ester composites." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 26 (11), pp. 1111-1134. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684407079778
Processing of polymer matrix composites using variable frequency microwave (VFM)
Ku, Harry S., Siores, Elias, Ball, James A. R. and Chan, Peter. 2001. "Processing of polymer matrix composites using variable frequency microwave (VFM) ." Zhang, Yao (ed.) 13th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-13) . Beijing, China 25 - 29 Jun 2001 China.
Variable frequency microwave (VFM) processing facilities and application in processing thermoplastic matrix composites
Ku, H. S., Siu, F., Siores, E. and Ball, J. A. R.. 2003. "Variable frequency microwave (VFM) processing facilities and application in processing thermoplastic matrix composites." Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 139 (1-3), pp. 291-295. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-0136(03)00238-3
Impact strength of vinyl ester composites cured by microwave irradiation: preliminary results
Cheng, Y. M., Ku, Harry S., Snook, Chris and Baddeley, Douglas. 2004. "Impact strength of vinyl ester composites cured by microwave irradiation: preliminary results." Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part L: Journal of Materials, Design and Applications. https://doi.org/10.1177/146442070421800405
Short bar tests for vinyl ester particulate reinforced composites cured by microwaves
Ku, Harry S., Tsang, Shing Hin, Baddeley, Douglas and Snook, Chris. 2006. "Short bar tests for vinyl ester particulate reinforced composites cured by microwaves." Australian Journal of Structural Engineering. 7 (1), pp. 65-73.
Fracture toughness of vinyl ester composites cured by microwave irradiation: preliminary results
Ku, Harry S., Baddeley, Douglas, Snook, Chris and Chew, C. S.. 2005. "Fracture toughness of vinyl ester composites cured by microwave irradiation: preliminary results." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 24 (11), pp. 1181-1202. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684405048841
Micrographs of the fracture of vinyl ester composites cured by microwaves: pilot study
Chew, C. S., Ku, Harry S., Baddeley, Douglas and Snook, Chris. 2005. "Micrographs of the fracture of vinyl ester composites cured by microwaves: pilot study." Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications. 19 (1), pp. 67-82. https://doi.org/10.1163/1569393052955080
Drop weight impact test fracture of vinyl ester composites: micrographs of pilot study
Ku, Harry S., Cheng, Y. M., Snook, Chris and Baddeley, Douglas. 2005. "Drop weight impact test fracture of vinyl ester composites: micrographs of pilot study." Journal of Composite Materials. 39 (18), pp. 1607-1620. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998305051111
The developments of structural health/integrity monitoring systems using FBG sensors at CEEFC of USQ
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Wang, Hao and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2010. "The developments of structural health/integrity monitoring systems using FBG sensors at CEEFC of USQ." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
Flexural properties of phenolic resin reinforced with glass powder: preliminary results
Ku, H., Trada, M., Nixon, R. and Wong, P.. 2010. "Flexural properties of phenolic resin reinforced with glass powder: preliminary results ." Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 116 (1), pp. 347-354. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.31608
Tensile tests of phenol formaldehyde glass-powder-reinforced composites: pilot study
Ku, H., Trada, M., Cecil, T. and Wong, P.. 2010. "Tensile tests of phenol formaldehyde glass-powder-reinforced composites: pilot study." Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 116 (1), pp. 10-17. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.31424
The effect of viscoelasticity on fatigue behaviour of polymer matrix composites
Epaarachchi, J. A.. 2011. "The effect of viscoelasticity on fatigue behaviour of polymer matrix composites ." Guedes, Rui Miranda (ed.) Creep and fatigue in polymer matrix composites. Cambridge, United Kingdom. Woodhead Publishing Limited. pp. 492-513
Assessment of damage accumulation in glass fibre reinforced plastic (GFRP) composites under spectrum fatigue loading
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2006. "Assessment of damage accumulation in glass fibre reinforced plastic (GFRP) composites under spectrum fatigue loading." Hoffman, Mark and Price, John (ed.) 2006 International Conference on Structural Integrity and Failure (SIF2006). Sydney, Australia 27 - 29 Sep 2006 Australia.
Remote access laboratories in Australia and Europe
Ku, H., Ahfock, T. and Yusaf, T.. 2011. "Remote access laboratories in Australia and Europe." European Journal of Engineering Education. 36 (3), pp. 253-268. https://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2011.578244
Literature review of past and present performance of the Nigerian manufacturing sector
Ku, H. S-L., Mustapha, U. and Goh, S.. 2010. "Literature review of past and present performance of the Nigerian manufacturing sector ." IMechE 2010: Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Lyon, France 04 Nov 2010 United Kingdom. SAGE Publications Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1243/09544054JEM1818
Change of dynamic response of pultruded composite components used in advanced composite structures due to fatigue and fracture
Epaarachchi, J. A.. 2008. "Change of dynamic response of pultruded composite components used in advanced composite structures due to fatigue and fracture ." Aravinthan, Thiru, Karunasena, Warna and Wang, Hao (ed.) 20th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM20). Toowoomba, Australia 02 - 05 Dec 2008 London, United Kingdom.
Sensors, actuators, and intelligent processing [Preface]
Lau, Kin-Tak, Epaarachchi, Jayantha and Sudarshan, T. S.. 2010. "Sensors, actuators, and intelligent processing [Preface]." Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 25 (4), pp. 211-211. https://doi.org/10.1080/10426910903425036
Preliminary results on literature review skills of students doing capstone projects
Ku, Harry S. and Goh, Steven C.. 2010. "Preliminary results on literature review skills of students doing capstone projects." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
A review on the tensile properties of natural fiber reinforced polymer composites
Ku, H., Wang, H., Pattarachaiyakoop, N. and Trada, M.. 2011. "A review on the tensile properties of natural fiber reinforced polymer composites ." Composites Part B: Engineering. 42 (4), pp. 856-873. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2011.01.010
Thermal properties of sawdust reinforced vinyl ester composites post-cured in microwaves: a pilot study
Ku, H., Prajapati, M. and Cardona, F.. 2011. "Thermal properties of sawdust reinforced vinyl ester composites post-cured in microwaves: a pilot study ." Composites Part B: Engineering. 42 (4), pp. 898-906. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2011.01.008
Response Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) strain sensors embedded at different locations through the thickness around a delamination in a composite lamina
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Rathnaweera, Gayan, Canning, John and Stevenson, Michael. 2010. "Response Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) strain sensors embedded at different locations through the thickness around a delamination in a composite lamina." 7th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composites (ACCM7). Taipei, Taiwan 15 - 18 Nov 2010 Taipei, Taiwan.
Qualitative methodologies for dummies: engineers in investigating the quality of final year engineering research project
Goh, Steven and Ku, Harry. 2010. "Qualitative methodologies for dummies: engineers in investigating the quality of final year engineering research project." Hudson, Peter, Chandra, Vinesh, King, Donna and Lee, Kar-Tin (ed.) 1st Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in Education Conference (STEM 2010). Brisbane, Australia 26 - 27 Nov 2010 Brisbane, Australia.
Performance of aluminium/vinylester particulate composite
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Reushle, Matthew T.. 2010. "Performance of aluminium/vinylester particulate composite." Nie, Jian-Feng and Morton, Allan (ed.) PRICM7: 7th Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing. Cairns, Australia 02 - 06 Aug 2010 Zurich, Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.654-656.2656
Effect of tannin on flexural properties of phenol formaldehyde glycerol reinforced composites: preliminary results
Cardona, F., Ku, H. and Chouzenoux, L.. 2010. "Effect of tannin on flexural properties of phenol formaldehyde glycerol reinforced composites: preliminary results ." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 29 (24), pp. 3543-3553. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684410381152
An investigation of spectral response of embedded Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors in a hollow composite cylindrical beam under pure torsion and combined loading
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Wang, Hao, Followell, David, Birt, Peter, Canning, John and Stevenson, Michael. 2010. "An investigation of spectral response of embedded Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors in a hollow composite cylindrical beam under pure torsion and combined loading." Teh, Kian, Davies, Ian and Howard, Ian (ed.) 6th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 6). Perth, Western Australia 12 - 15 Dec 2010 Perth, Australia.
Effects of the self distortions of embedded FBG sensors on spectral response due to torsional and combined loads
Kahandawa, Gayan C., Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Wang, Hao and Canning, John. 2010. "Effects of the self distortions of embedded FBG sensors on spectral response due to torsional and combined loads." 3rd Asia-Pacific Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (APWSHM 2010). Tokyo, Japan 30 Nov - 02 Dec 2010 Tokyo, Japan.
Work in Progress - Intervening to Improve the Dissertation of Final Year Engineering Research Projects
Goh, Steven and Ku, Harry. 2011. "Work in Progress - Intervening to Improve the Dissertation of Final Year Engineering Research Projects." 41st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE 2011): Celebrating 41 Years of Monumental Innovations from around the World. Rapid City, United States 12 - 15 Oct 2011 United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2011.6142897
The response of embedded NIR (830 nm) fiber Bragg grating sensors in glass fiber composites under fatigue loading
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Canning, John and Stevenson, Michael. 2010. "The response of embedded NIR (830 nm) fiber Bragg grating sensors in glass fiber composites under fatigue loading." Journal of Composite Materials. 44 (7), pp. 809-819. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998309346382
Using computer software packages to enhance the teaching in engineering management science: part 3 - simulation
Ku, H. and Fulcher, R.. 2012. "Using computer software packages to enhance the teaching in engineering management science: part 3 - simulation ." Computer Applications in Engineering Education. 20 (3), pp. 547-552. https://doi.org/10.1002/cae.20423
Using computer software packages to enhance the teaching in engineering management science: part 2 - programming techniques
Ku, H. and Fulcher, R.. 2012. "Using computer software packages to enhance the teaching in engineering management science: part 2 - programming techniques ." Computer Applications in Engineering Education. 20 ( 1), pp. 114-123. https://doi.org/10.1002/cae.20379
A pilot study on the flexural properties of vinyl ester composites filled with glass powder
Ku, H., Trada, M. and Huq, R.. 2010. "A pilot study on the flexural properties of vinyl ester composites filled with glass powder ." Advanced Materials Research. 123-125, pp. 3-6. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.123-125.3
Development of polymer network of phenolic and epoxies resins mixed with linseed oil: pilot study
Ku, H., Cardona, F., Rogers, D. and Munoz, J.-C.. 2010. "Development of polymer network of phenolic and epoxies resins mixed with linseed oil: pilot study ." Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. 19 (6), pp. 912-919. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11665-009-9549-9
Final year engineering projects in Australia and Europe
Ku, H. and Goh, S.. 2010. "Final year engineering projects in Australia and Europe." European Journal of Engineering Education. 35 (2), pp. 161-173. https://doi.org/10.1080/03043790903497336
Optimum percentage of fly ash reinforcement in vinyl ester composites
Ku, H., Kota, V. and Trada, M.. 2010. "Optimum percentage of fly ash reinforcement in vinyl ester composites ." Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 22 (1), pp. 104-107. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0899-1561(2010)22:1(104)
A lucrative export - engineering education: down under
Ross, David, Ku, Harry S. and Penfold, Peter. 2009. "A lucrative export - engineering education: down under." DIAS Technology Review. 5 (2), pp. 14-23.
Dynamic behaviour of laterally loaded pultruted composite beams
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Birt, Peter. 2009. "Dynamic behaviour of laterally loaded pultruted composite beams." Dyckmans, Gunther (ed.) 9th International Conference of the Mechanical and Physical Behaviour of Materials Under Dynamic Loading (DYMAT 2009). Brussels, Belgium 07 - 11 Sep 2009 France.
Flexural properties of sawdust reinforced phenolic composites: pilot study
Ku, Harry Siu-Lung, Cardona, Francisco, Trada, Mohar and Vigier, Gurlaume. 2009. "Flexural properties of sawdust reinforced phenolic composites: pilot study." Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 114 (3), pp. 1927-1934. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.30610
Engineering education in China and Australia: addressing the demand-supply gap
Ku, Siu Lung Harry, Wen, Peng and Xiang, Wei. 2010. "Engineering education in China and Australia: addressing the demand-supply gap." Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Transactions. 17 (2), pp. 20-26.
Flexural properties of phenolic resin reinforced with glass powder
Ku, Harry S., Trada, Mohan, Zong, Xuejin and Wong, Peter. 2009. "Flexural properties of phenolic resin reinforced with glass powder." Liao, W. H. (ed.) ICAST 2009: 20th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies . Shatin, Hong Kong 20 - 22 Oct 2009 Hong Kong.
Flexural strength of phenol formaldehyde composites post-cured in microwaves: preliminary results
Trada, Mohan, Ku, Harry and Vedhar, Jayant. 2009. "Flexural strength of phenol formaldehyde composites post-cured in microwaves: preliminary results ." Advanced Materials Research. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.79-82.1399
Teaching of critical path networks using software packages
Ku, H.. 2009. "Teaching of critical path networks using software packages ." Wen, Peng, Li, Yuefeng, Polkowski, Lech, Yao, Yiyu, Tsumoto, Shusaku and Wang, Guoyin (ed.) 4th International Conference on Rough Sets and Knowledge Technology (RSKT 2009). Gold Coast, Australia 14 - 16 Jul 2009 Berlin, Germany. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-02962-2_55
Effects of static fatigue on the tension-tension fatigue life of glass / polyester composites
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2005. "Effects of static fatigue on the tension-tension fatigue life of glass / polyester composites." Xie, Mike, Mouritz, Adrian, Khatibi, Akbar Afaghi, Gardiner, Craig and Chiu, Wing Kong (ed.) 4th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 2005): Advances in Applied Mechanics. Melbourne, Australia 16 - 18 Feb 2005 North Melbourne, Vic, Australia.
Fracture toughness of phenol formaldehyde composites reinforced with e-spheres
Ku, H., Cardona, F., Pattarachaiyakoop, N. and Trada, M.. 2009. "Fracture toughness of phenol formaldehyde composites reinforced with e-spheres ." Journal of Composite Materials. 43 (7), pp. 741-754. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998308101296
Contrasts on fracture toughness and flexural strength of varying percentages of SLG-reinforced phenolic composites
Ku, H. S., Fok, S. C. and Siores, E.. 2009. "Contrasts on fracture toughness and flexural strength of varying percentages of SLG-reinforced phenolic composites." Journal of Composite Materials. 43 (8), pp. 885-895. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998308103159
A simplified empirical model for prediction of mechanical properties of random short fiber/vinylester composites
Epaarachchi, J., Ku, H. and Gohel, K.. 2010. "A simplified empirical model for prediction of mechanical properties of random short fiber/vinylester composites." Journal of Composite Materials. 44 (6), pp. 779-788. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998309346383
Flexural tests of phenol formaldehyde and SLG composites: pilot study
Cardona, F., Rogers, D., Gurney, R., Trada, M. and Ku, H.. 2009. "Flexural tests of phenol formaldehyde and SLG composites: pilot study ." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 28 (22), pp. 2761-2769. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684408093871
Use of wireless tablet PCs as an effective learning and teaching enhancement tool
Xiang, Wei, Goh, Steven, Pather, Selvan, Maxwell, Andrew, Wang, Hao and Ku, Harry. 2009. "Use of wireless tablet PCs as an effective learning and teaching enhancement tool." Foley, Chris (ed.) EDUCAUSE Australasia Conference 2009: Innovate, Collaborate and Sustain. Perth, Australia 03 - 06 May 2009 Wembley, Western Australia.
Mathematical modeling of the fracture toughness of phenol formaldehyde composites reinforced with E-spheres
Ku, H., Xiang, W. and Pattarachaiyakoop, N.. 2009. "Mathematical modeling of the fracture toughness of phenol formaldehyde composites reinforced with E-spheres ." Advanced Materials Research. 79-82, pp. 1165-1168. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.79-82.1165
Tensile tests of phenol formaldehyde SLG reinforced composites: pilot study
Ku, H., Jacobson, W., Trada, M., Cardona, F. and Rogers, D.. 2008. "Tensile tests of phenol formaldehyde SLG reinforced composites: pilot study." Journal of Composite Materials. 42 (26), pp. 2783-2793. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998308096334
Relationship between electrical and mechanical loss tangents of SLG reinforced phenolic composites: pilot study
Ku, H., Cardona, F., Ball, J., Jacobson, W. and Trada, M.. 2008. "Relationship between electrical and mechanical loss tangents of SLG reinforced phenolic composites: pilot study ." Journal of Composite Materials. 42 (19), pp. 2083-2095. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998308094548
Hong Kong Higher Diploma in Engineering and Australian Bachelor of Technology in Engineering: similarities and differences
Morgan, Michael J., Fulcher, Robert and Ku, Harry S.. 1996. "Hong Kong Higher Diploma in Engineering and Australian Bachelor of Technology in Engineering: similarities and differences." Asia Engineer.
Articulation, credit transfer and flexible delivery of engineering degree courses: Australia, Malaysia and Hong Kong
Morgan, M. J., Fulcher, R. L. and Ku, H. S.. 1998. "Articulation, credit transfer and flexible delivery of engineering degree courses: Australia, Malaysia and Hong Kong." Jurutera: Institution of Engineers Malaysia Monthly Bulletin. 1998 (1), pp. 57-67.
Innovative residential schools for engineering degree courses
Morgan, Michael J., Fulcher, Robert and Ku, Harry S.. 1999. "Innovative residential schools for engineering degree courses ." Quarterly Journal of Singapore Institute of Engineering Technologists. 18 (4), pp. 53-58.
Loss tangent for low loss thermoplastic composites
Ku, Harry S., Ball, James A. R., Siores, Elias and Chan, Peter. 1999. "Loss tangent for low loss thermoplastic composites ." Science and Engineering of Composite Materials. 8 (3), pp. 123-128.
Microwave facilities for welding thermoplastic composites and preliminary results
Ku, Harry S., Siores, Elias and Ball, James A. R.. 1999. "Microwave facilities for welding thermoplastic composites and preliminary results." Journal of Microwave Power and Electromagnetic Energy. 34 (4), pp. 195-205.
Variable frequency microwave (VFM) processing facilities and application in processing thermoplastic matrix composites
Ku, Harry S., Siu, Fred, Siores, Elias, Ball, James A. R. and Blicblau, A. S.. 2000. "Variable frequency microwave (VFM) processing facilities and application in processing thermoplastic matrix composites ." Lee, W. B. (ed.) IMCC'2000: 9th International Manufacturing Conference in China: Innovation and Technology for the New Millennium. Hong Kong, China 16 - 17 Aug 2000 Hong Kong.
Microwave processing and permittivity measurement of thermoplastic composites at elevated temperature
Ku, Harry S., Ball, James A. R., Siores, Elias and Horsfield, Brendan. 1999. "Microwave processing and permittivity measurement of thermoplastic composites at elevated temperature ." Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 89-90, pp. 419-424. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-0136(99)00018-7
An important step in microwave processing of materials: permittivity measurements of thermoplastic composites at elevated temperatures
Ku, Harry S., Siores, Elias, Ball, James A. R. and Horsfield, Brendan. 1998. "An important step in microwave processing of materials: permittivity measurements of thermoplastic composites at elevated temperatures." Salem, Sam (ed.) 1998 Pacific Conference on Manufacturing. Brisbane, Australia 18 - 21 Aug 1998 Brisbane, Australia.
Characterisation of thermoplastic matrix composites (TPC) using variable frequency micorwave (VFM)
Ku, Harry S., MacRobert, Martin, Siores, Elias and Ball, James A. R.. 2000. "Characterisation of thermoplastic matrix composites (TPC) using variable frequency micorwave (VFM)." Plastics Rubber and Composites. 29 (6), pp. 285-287.
Variable frequency microwave processing of thermoplastic composites
Ku, Harry S., MacRobert, Martin, Siores, Elias and Ball, James A. R.. 2000. "Variable frequency microwave processing of thermoplastic composites ." Plastics Rubber and Composites. 29 (6), pp. 278-284.
Effects of catalysts and post-curing conditions in the polymer network of epoxy and phenolic resins: preliminary results
Munoz, J.-C., Ku, H., Cardona, F. and Rogers, D.. 2008. "Effects of catalysts and post-curing conditions in the polymer network of epoxy and phenolic resins: preliminary results ." Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 202 (1-3), pp. 486-492. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2007.10.025
Investigation of dynamic behaviour of a hybrid composite bridge girder
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Karunasena, Warna and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2007. "Investigation of dynamic behaviour of a hybrid composite bridge girder." Marshall, Ian (ed.) 14th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS 14). Melbourne, Australia 19 - 21 Nov 2007 Melbourne, Australia.
An investigation of the response of embedded near infrared fibre bragg grating (FBG) sensors (830nm) in glass fibre composites under fatigue loading
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Canning, John and Stevenson, Michael. 2007. "An investigation of the response of embedded near infrared fibre bragg grating (FBG) sensors (830nm) in glass fibre composites under fatigue loading." Marshall, Ian (ed.) 14th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS 14). Melbourne, Australia 19 - 21 Nov 2007 Melbourne, Australia.
Fracture toughness of phenol formaldehyde composites: pilot study
Ku, Harry, Rogers, David, Davey, Robert, Cardona, Francisco and Trada, Mohan. 2008. "Fracture toughness of phenol formaldehyde composites: pilot study." Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. 17 (1), pp. 85-90. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11665-007-9115-2
Contrast joints of glass-fibre with carbon-fibre reinforced low density polyethylene composite bonded by microwave irradiation
Ku, H. S.. 2008. "Contrast joints of glass-fibre with carbon-fibre reinforced low density polyethylene composite bonded by microwave irradiation." Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications. 22 (1), pp. 69-84. https://doi.org/10.1163/156939308783122760
Processing of composites using variable and fixed frequency microwave facilities
Ku, Harry S. and Yusaf, Talal. 2008. "Processing of composites using variable and fixed frequency microwave facilities." Progress in Electromagnetic Research B. 5, pp. 185-205. https://doi.org/10.2528/PIERB08011304
Shrinkage reduction of thermoset fibre composites during hardening using microwaves irradiation for curing
Ku, Harry S., Van Erp, Gerard, Ball, James A. R., Ayers, Stephen R. and Siu, Fred. 2002. "Shrinkage reduction of thermoset fibre composites during hardening using microwaves irradiation for curing." Wong, S. V., Osman, M. R., Yusuff, R. M. and Ismail, N. (ed.) 2nd World Engineering Congress (WEC 2002). Sarawak, Malaysia 22 - 25 Jul 2002 Malaysia.
An evaluation of fracture toughness of vinyl ester composites cured under microwave conditions
Ku, H., Chan, W. L., Trada, M. and Baddeley, D.. 2007. "An evaluation of fracture toughness of vinyl ester composites cured under microwave conditions." Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. 16 (6), pp. 741-745. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11665-007-9104-5
Managing the delivery of 'Manufacturing Processes' in an Australian regional university known for excellence in e-learning
Ross, David and Ku, Harry S.. 2007. "Managing the delivery of 'Manufacturing Processes' in an Australian regional university known for excellence in e-learning ." Delhi Institute of Advanced Studies Technology Review. 4 (1), pp. 46-54.
Investigation of the use of near infrared FBG (830nm) sensors for monitoring the structural response of 0/90 woven cloth/CSM glass fibre/vynylester composite under static and fatigue loading
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Clegg, Richard E. and Canning, John. 2007. "Investigation of the use of near infrared FBG (830nm) sensors for monitoring the structural response of 0/90 woven cloth/CSM glass fibre/vynylester composite under static and fatigue loading." HUMS 2007: 5th DSTO International Conference on Health and Usage Monitoring . Melbourne, Australia 19 - 22 Mar 2007 Australia.
Relationship between microwave irradiation and constituents of composites during joining process
Ku, H. S., Ball, J. A. R. and Siores, E.. 2000. "Relationship between microwave irradiation and constituents of composites during joining process." Transactions, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. 7 (3), pp. 43-49. https://doi.org/10.1080/1023697X.2000.10667833
Applications of microwaves in non-destructive testing
Ku, H. S., Siu, F., Siores, E. and Ball, J. A. R.. 2001. "Applications of microwaves in non-destructive testing." 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Non-Destructive Testing (2001). Brisbane, Australia 17 - 21 Sep 2001 Melbourne, Australia.
An experimental investigation of the properties of cross-ply laminate used for manufacturing of small aircraft components
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Clegg, Richard. 2006. "An experimental investigation of the properties of cross-ply laminate used for manufacturing of small aircraft components." Composite Structures. 75 (1-4), pp. 93-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2006.04.080
A study of estimation of damage accumulation of glass fibre reinforce plastic (GFRP) composites under a block loading situation
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2006. "A study of estimation of damage accumulation of glass fibre reinforce plastic (GFRP) composites under a block loading situation." Composite Structures. 75 (1-4), pp. 88-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2006.04.063
The development of a fatigue loading spectrum for small wind turbine blades
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Clausen, Philip D.. 2006. "The development of a fatigue loading spectrum for small wind turbine blades." Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 94, pp. 207-223. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2005.12.007
Effects of static-fatigue (tension) on the tension-tension fatigue life of glass fibre reinforced plastic composites
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A.. 2006. "Effects of static-fatigue (tension) on the tension-tension fatigue life of glass fibre reinforced plastic composites." Composite Structures. 74 (4), pp. 419-425. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2005.04.022
A new cumulative fatigue damage model for glass fibre reinforced plastic composites under step/discrete loading
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Clausen, Philip D.. 2005. "A new cumulative fatigue damage model for glass fibre reinforced plastic composites under step/discrete loading." Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 36 (9), pp. 1236-1245. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2005.01.021
An empirical model for fatigue behavior prediction of glass fibre-reinforced plastic (GFRP) composites for various stress ratios and test frequencies
Epaarachchi, Jayantha A. and Clausen, Philip D.. 2003. "An empirical model for fatigue behavior prediction of glass fibre-reinforced plastic (GFRP) composites for various stress ratios and test frequencies." Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 34 (4), pp. 313-326. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1359-835X(03)00052-6
The process of updating engineering management science in an Australian regional university excellence in developing e-learning
Ku, Harry S. and Fulcher, Robert. 2007. "The process of updating engineering management science in an Australian regional university excellence in developing e-learning ." European Journal of Engineering Education. 32 (5), pp. 527-538. https://doi.org/10.1080/03043790701433319
Fracture toughness of phenol formaldehyde composites post-cured in microwaves
Cardona, F., Ku, H., Pattarachaiyakoop, N., Rogers, D. and Trada, M.. 2007. "Fracture toughness of phenol formaldehyde composites post-cured in microwaves." Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications. 21 (14), pp. 2137-2146. https://doi.org/10.1163/156939307783152867
Characterisation of chip-on-board (COB) encapsulate epoxies used in the printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) industry using variable frequency microwave (VFM) facilities
Ku, H. S., Siu, F., Mok, P. L., Siores, E. and Ball, J. A. R.. 2002. "Characterisation of chip-on-board (COB) encapsulate epoxies used in the printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) industry using variable frequency microwave (VFM) facilities." Wong, S. V., Osman, M. R., Yusuff, R. M. and Ismail, N. (ed.) 2nd World Engineering Congress (WEC 2002). Sarawak, Malaysia 22 - 25 Jul 2002 Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Applications of fixed and variable frequency microwave (VFM) facilities in polymeric materials processing and joining
Ku, H. S., Siu, F., Siores, E. and Ball, J. A. R.. 2002. "Applications of fixed and variable frequency microwave (VFM) facilities in polymeric materials processing and joining ." Wong, S. V., Osman, M. R., Yusuff, R. M. and Ismail, N. (ed.) 2nd World Engineering Congress (WEC 2002). Sarawak, Malaysia 22 - 25 Jul 2002 Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Contrast joints of glass-fibre with carbon-fibre reinforced polystyrene composite bonded by microwave irradiation
Ku, Harry S.. 2003. "Contrast joints of glass-fibre with carbon-fibre reinforced polystyrene composite bonded by microwave irradiation ." Transactions, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. 10 (2), pp. 10-16.
Review - microwave processing of materials: part III
Ku, Harry S., Siores, Elias and Ball, James A. R.. 2001. "Review - microwave processing of materials: part III." Transactions, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. 8 (3), pp. 44-50.
Review - microwave processing of materials: part II
Ku, Harry S., Siores, Elias and Ball, James A. R.. 2001. "Review - microwave processing of materials: part II." Transactions, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. 8 (3), pp. 38-43.
Review - microwave processing of materials: part I
Ku, Harry S., Siores, Elias and Ball, James A. R.. 2001. "Review - microwave processing of materials: part I." Transactions, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. 8 (3), pp. 31-37.
Permittivity measurement of thermoplastic composites at elevated temperature
Ku, Harry S., Horsfield, Brendan, Ball, James A. R. and Siores, Elias. 2001. "Permittivity measurement of thermoplastic composites at elevated temperature." Journal of Microwave Power and Electromagnetic Energy. 36 (2), pp. 101-111.
Applications of fixed and variable frequency microwave (VFM) facilities in polymeric materials processing and joining
Ku, H. S., Siu, F., Siores, E., Ball, J. A. R. and Blicblau, A. S.. 2001. "Applications of fixed and variable frequency microwave (VFM) facilities in polymeric materials processing and joining." 5th Asia Pacific Conference on Materials Processing. Seoul, South Korea 25 Jun 2001 Lausanne, Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-0136(01)00642-2
Heat distribution and thermal analysis of joining thermoplastic composites using microwave energy
Ku, Harry S., Li, Chun Wai and Lee, Kin Fung. 2002. "Heat distribution and thermal analysis of joining thermoplastic composites using microwave energy." Institution of Engineers, Malaysia. Journal. 64 (2), pp. 6-12.
Microwave energy effects on polymer-matrix and fibre reinforcement of composites during bonding process by microwaves
Ku, Harry S., Siores, Elias and Ball, James A. R.. 2002. "Microwave energy effects on polymer-matrix and fibre reinforcement of composites during bonding process by microwaves." Institution of Engineers, Malaysia. Journal. 63 (4), pp. 20-27.
Lap shear strength comparison between two types of random carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic matrix composites bonded using variable frequency microwaves (VFM) irradiation
Ku, Harry S., Siores, Elias and Ball, James A. R.. 2002. "Lap shear strength comparison between two types of random carbon fibre reinforced thermoplastic matrix composites bonded using variable frequency microwaves (VFM) irradiation." Journal of Materials Synthesis and Processing. 9 (6), pp. 353-361.
Joining of thirty three percent by weight random glass fibre reinforced polystyrene using variable frequency microwave
Ku, Harry S., Siores, Elias, Ball, James A. R. and Taube, Alex. 2002. "Joining of thirty three percent by weight random glass fibre reinforced polystyrene using variable frequency microwave." Institution of Engineers, Malaysia. Journal. 63 (2), pp. 18-24.
Risks involved in curing vinyl ester resins using microwaves irradiation
Ku, Harry S.. 2002. "Risks involved in curing vinyl ester resins using microwaves irradiation." Journal of Materials Synthesis and Processing. 10 (2), pp. 97-106.
Productivity improvements through the use of industrial microwave technologies
Ku, Harry S., Siores, Elias, Taube, Alex and Ball, James A. R.. 2002. "Productivity improvements through the use of industrial microwave technologies." Computers and Industrial Engineering. 42 (2-4), pp. 281-290.
Curing vinyl ester particle-reinforced composites using microwaves
Ku, H.. 2003. "Curing vinyl ester particle-reinforced composites using microwaves." Journal of Composite Materials. 37 (22), pp. 2027-2042. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998303036266
Thermal analysis comparison between two random glass fibre reinforced thermoplastic matrix composites bonded by adhesives using microwaves: preliminary results
Ku, Harry S., Lee, Kin Fung and Li, Chun Wai. 2003. "Thermal analysis comparison between two random glass fibre reinforced thermoplastic matrix composites bonded by adhesives using microwaves: preliminary results." Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications. 17 (6), pp. 901-918. https://doi.org/10.1163/156939303322503501
Thermal analysis of joining thermoplastic matrix composites using microwaves
Ku, Harry S., Lee, Kin Fung and Li, Chun Wai. 2003. "Thermal analysis of joining thermoplastic matrix composites using microwaves." Transactions, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. 10 (1), pp. 14-20.
Lap shear strength comparison between different random glass fibre reinforced thermoplastic matrix composites bonded by adhesives using variable frequency microwaves (VFM) irradiation
Ku, Harry S., Siores, Elias, Ball, James A. R., Taube, Alex and Siu, Fred. 2003. "Lap shear strength comparison between different random glass fibre reinforced thermoplastic matrix composites bonded by adhesives using variable frequency microwaves (VFM) irradiation." Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part L: Journal of Materials, Design and Applications. 217 (1), pp. 65-75.
Joining of thirty three percent by weight random carbon fibre reinforced low density polyethylene using variable frequency microwave
Ku, Harry S.. 2003. "Joining of thirty three percent by weight random carbon fibre reinforced low density polyethylene using variable frequency microwave ." Journal of The Institution of Engineers, Singapore. 43 (1), pp. 20-25.
Thermal analysis of joining Nylon 66 composites using microwave irradiations
Ku, Harry S., Widjaya, Budiman, Lee, Kin Fung and Li, Chun Wai. 2003. "Thermal analysis of joining Nylon 66 composites using microwave irradiations." Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering. 27 (3), pp. 259-278.
Shrinkage reduction of thermoset matrix particle reinforced composites during curing using microwaves irradiation
Ku, Harry S. and Siores, Elias. 2004. "Shrinkage reduction of thermoset matrix particle reinforced composites during curing using microwaves irradiation." Transactions, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. 11 (3), pp. 29-34.
Productivity improvement of composites processing through the use of industrial microwave technologies
Ku, Harry S.. 2006. "Productivity improvement of composites processing through the use of industrial microwave technologies." Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIER). 66, pp. 267-285. https://doi.org/10.2528/PIER06111901
Young's modulus of vinyl ester composites cured by microwave irradiation: preliminary results
Ku, Harry S., Puttgunta, V. C. and Trada, Mohan. 2006. "Young's modulus of vinyl ester composites cured by microwave irradiation: preliminary results." Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications. 20 (14), pp. 1911-1924. https://doi.org/10.1163/156939306779322675
Mechanical properties of vinyl ester composites cured by microwave irradiation: pilot study
Ku, H., Trada, M. and Puttgunta, V. C.. 2007. "Mechanical properties of vinyl ester composites cured by microwave irradiation: pilot study." Key Engineering Materials. 334-33, pp. 537-540. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.334-335.537
Yield and tensile strength of vinyl ester composites cured by microwaves
Ku, H., Trada, M., Puttgunta, V. C. and Kota, V.. 2007. "Yield and tensile strength of vinyl ester composites cured by microwaves ." Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications. 21 (4), pp. 517-526. https://doi.org/10.1163/156939307780616847
Design of multi-purpose carbide end mill
Ku, Harry S. and Chia, Wee Chong. 2006. "Design of multi-purpose carbide end mill." Institution of Engineers, Malaysia. Journal. 67 (2), pp. 34-40.
Thermal analysis comparison between three random glass fibre-reinforced thermoplastic matrix composites bonded by adhesives using microwaves
Ku, Harry S., Widjaya, Budiman, Lee, Kin Fung and Li, Chun Wai. 2004. "Thermal analysis comparison between three random glass fibre-reinforced thermoplastic matrix composites bonded by adhesives using microwaves ." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 23 (3), pp. 1443-1460.
Contrast joints of glass-fibre with carbon-fibre reinforced low density polyethylene composite bonded by microwave irradiation
Ku, Harry S.. 2005. "Contrast joints of glass-fibre with carbon-fibre reinforced low density polyethylene composite bonded by microwave irradiation." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 24 (10), pp. 1035-1049. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731684405048203
Application of variable frequency microwave (VFM) to adhesives
Ku, Harry S., Siores, Elias and Ball, James A. R.. 2005. "Application of variable frequency microwave (VFM) to adhesives." Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications. 19 (11), pp. 1467-1484.