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Journal Papers Published by the Rubber Research Group

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Silica-Rubber Microstructure Visualised in three-dimensions by Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscopy
L.B. Tunnicliffe, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Journal of Microscopy

2012

A new approach to characterize the onset tearing in rubber.
K. Sakulkaew, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Constitutive Models for Rubber VII edited by S. Jerrams and N. Murphy
Energy losses at small strains in filled rubbers
L.B. Tunnicliffe, A.G. Thomas, J.J.C. Busfield, Constitutive Models for Rubber VII edited by S. Jerrams and N. Murphy
Fatigue peeling of rubber
T.L.M. Baumard, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Constitutive Models for Rubber VII edited by S. Jerrams and N. Murphy
Pseudoelastic behavior of a natural elastomeric proteinaceous material is achieved via reversible changes in backbone conformation
M.J. Harrington*, S.S. Wasko*, A. Masic, H.S. Gupta, F.D. Fischer and P. Fratzl, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, doi: 10.1098/rsif.2012.0310
Strain sensing behaviour of elastomeric composite films containing carbon nanotubes under cyclic loading
Rui Zhang, Hua Deng, Renata Valenca, Junhong Ji, Qiang Fu, Emiliano Bilotti and Ton Peijs,
Strain sensing behaviour of elastomeric composite films containing carbon nanotubes under cyclic loading
R. Zhang, H. Deng, R. Valenca, J. Jin, Q. Fu, E. Bilotti and T. Peijs, Composites Science and Technology. In Press

2011

Effects of types of fillers and filler loading on the properties of silicone rubber composites
S.M. Kong, M. Mariatti and J.J.C. Busfield, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites DOI: 10.1177/0731684411416267
Fatigue life prediction of bonded rubber components at an elevated temperature
S. Asare and J.J.C. Busfield, Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering, Vol. 40, 194-200
Light scattering and transmission studies of nanofiller particulate size, matrix cavitation, and high strain interfacial dewetting behavior in silica-elastomer composites
L.B. Tunnicliffe, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, Vol 49, 1084-1092
Modelling of elastomeric materials and products
J.J.C. Busfield, Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering, Vol. 40, 151-153
Natural Rubber Nanocomposites by in situ Modification of Clay
D.J. Lowe, A.V. Chapman, S. Cook and J.J.C. Busfield, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, Vol. 296, DOI: 10.1002/mame.201000395
The effect of the rate of strain on tearing in rubber
K. Sakulkaew, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Polymer Testing, Vol. 30 pp.163-172.

2010

How does rubber truly slide between Schallamach waves and stick–slip motion?
Y. Fukahori, P. Gabriel and J.J.C. Busfield, Wear, Vol. 269, pp. 854-866
Influence of interface geometry on rubber friction
P. Gabriel, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Wear, Vol. 268, p. 747–750
Magnetoresistive Phenomena in a Fe-Filled Carbon Nanotube/Elastomer Composite
S. Hudziak, A. Darfeuille, R. Zhang, T. Peijs, G. Mountjoy, G. Bertoni, M. Baxendale , Nanotechnology 21,125505 (2010)
Modelling Friction and Abrasion in Rubber
J.J.C. Busfield, Constitutive Models for Rubber VI edited by G. Heinrich, M. Kaliske, A. Lion & S. Reese, pp. 287-293.
Reversible electrical behaviour with strain for a carbon black filled rubber
V. Jha, A.G. Thomas, M. Bennett and J.J.C. Busfield, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 116, 541–546
The mechanics of sliding friction between a rigid indenter and a rubber surface
P. Gabriel, Y. Fukahori, A.G. Thomas & J.J.C. Busfield, Constitutive Models for Rubber VI edited by G. Heinrich, M. Kaliske, A. Lion & S. Reese, pp. 305-309.
The steady state abrasion of rubber: Why are the weakest rubber compounds so good in abrasion?
H. Liang, Y. Fukahori, A.G. Thomas & J.J.C. Busfield, Wear, Vol. 268 p.756–762
The visco-elastic behaviour of elastomers at large pre-strains
N. Suphadon, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Constitutive Models for Rubber VI edited by G. Heinrich, M. Kaliske, A. Lion & S. Reese, pp. 153-157.
The viscoelastic behaviour of rubber under a small simple shear oscillation superimposed on a large pure shear.
N. Suphadon, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Polymer Testing, Vol. 29, pp. 440-444
Viscoelastic behaviour of rubber under a complex loading II: The effect of carbon black
N. Suphadon, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 117, 1290–1297 (2010)

2009

Cyclic stress softening in elastomer components
S. Asare, A.G. Thomas & J.J.C. Busfield, Rubber Chemistry and Technology, Vol. 82, p 104-112
Multifunctional elastomer nanocomposites based on EPDM and carbon nanotubes
P. Ciselli, L. Lu, J.J.C. Busfield and T. Peijs, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Vol. 1143, 1143-KK02-05
Rubber Abrasion at Steady State
H. Liang, Y. Fukahori, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Wear, Vol 266, pp. 288-296
The elastic behaviour of a rubber cylinder under combined torsion and tension loading.
N. Suphadon and J.J.C. Busfield, Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering, Vol 38, p.337-342
The viscoelastic behaviour of rubber under a complex loading
N. Suphadon, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol 113, pp. 693-699.

2008

Cavitation in granulate filled rubber materials
P. Kumar, A.G. Thomas, Y. Fukahori and J.J.C. Busfield, Constitutive Models for Rubber V’ edited by A. Boukamel, L. Laiarinandrasana, S. Meo & E. Verron, pp. 157-164
Criteria for Crack Initiation during Rubber Abrasion
Y. Fukahori, H. Liang and J.J.C. Busfield, Wear, Vol. 265, pp. 387-395
Micro-structural Finite Element Modelling of the Stiffness of Filled Elastomers: The effect of filler number, shape and position in the rubber matrix
V. Jha, A.G. Thomas, Y. Fukahori and J.J.C. Busfield, Constitutive Models for Rubber V edited by A. Boukamel, L. Laiarinandrasana, S. Meo & E. Verron, pp. 165-172
Modelling elastomer behaviour using experimental evidence and physical models
J.J.C. Busfield, Tire Technology International 2008, pp. 86-88
Modelling of the effect of fillers on the stiffness of rubbers
V. Jha, A.A. Hon, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 107, pp. 2572-2577
Rate Transitions in Fatigue Crack Growth of Elastomers
I.C. Papadopoulos, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 109, pp. 1900-1910
The mechanics of frictional sliding at the elastomer / rigid surface interface
P. Gabriel, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Tire Technology International 2008, pp. 28-30
The Physical Behaviour of Elastomers Containing Hollow Spherical Fillers
R. Shorter, A.G. Thomas, J.J.C. Busfield and J.D. Smith, Constitutive Models for Rubber V edited by A. Boukamel, L. Laiarinandrasana, S. Meo & E. Verron (2008) pp. 107-112

2007

Generalized concept of the reinforcement of elastomers. Part 1: Carbon black reinforcement of rubbers
y. Fukahori, Rubber Chemistry and Technology, Vol. 80, p. 701-725
Modelling Blade Abrasion in Elastomers
H. Liang, A.G. Thomas, Y. Fukahori and J.J.C. Busfield, Tire Technology International, pp 106-111
Recycled Rubber: The Rubber Granulate-Virgin Rubber Interface
P. Kumar, Y. Fukahori, A.G. Thomas and J.J.C. Busfield, Rubber Chemistry and Technology, Vol. 80, pp. 24-39
Recycled rubber; the rubber granulate - virgin rubber interface
P. Kumar, Y. Fukahori, A.G. Thomas & J.J.C. Busfield, Australasian Plastics and Rubber Institute Journal, December pp. 6-11
Volume changes under strain resulting from the incorporation of rubber granulates into a rubber matrix
P. Kumar, Y. Fukahori, A.G. Thomas & J.J.C. Busfield, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, Vol 45, pp 3169-3180.

2006

Diffusion and reactions of oxygen during ageing for conventionally cured natural rubber vulcanisate
A.R. Azura, A.H. Muhr, A.G. Thomas, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering Vol: 45: 893-896
Main-chain bile acid-based degradable elastomers synthesised via entropy-driven ring-opening metathesis polymerisation
J.E. Gautrot, X.X. Zhu, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45 (41), 6872-6874.
Selection of elastomers for a synthetic heart valve.
S. Baxter, J.J.C. Busfield and T. Peijs, Service Life Prediction of Elastomers. Edited by V. Coveney. p 169-175
Using Finite Element Analysis techniques to predict failure in elastomers
J.J.C. Busfield and W.H. Ng, Service Life Prediction of Elastomers. Edited by V. Coveney. p177-191

2005

Electrical and Mechanical Behaviour of Filled Rubber 3: Dynamic loading and the rate of recovery.
J.J.C. Busfield, A.G. Thomas and K. Yamaguchi, Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics, Vol. 43, p. 1649-1661
Investigating the behaviour at the rubber granulate, virgin rubber interface
P. Kumar, J.J.C. Busfield and A.G. Thomas, Tire Technology International, p. 74-78
Investigation of interfacial slippage on filler reinforcement in carbon-black filled elastomers
J.J.C. Busfield, V. Jha, A.A. Hon & A.G. Thomas, Constitutive Models for Rubber IV. edited by L. Kari and P-E. Austrell, A.A. Balkema (Leiden), p. 459-464
Modelling the abrasion process in elastomer materials
J.J.C. Busfield, H. Liang, Y. Fukahori & A.G. Thomas, Constitutive Models for Rubber IV. edited by L. Kari and P-E. Austrell, A.A. Balkema (Leiden), p. 139-143
New Technique for Measurement of Rubber-to-Metal Bond Failure
C.C. Lawrence, G.J. Lake and A.G. Thomas, Rubber Chemistry and Technology, Vol 78, p271-285.
Prediction of fatigue crack growth using finite element analysis techniques applied to three-dimensional elastomeric components
J.J.C. Busfield, V. Jha, H. Liang, I.C. Papadopoulos and A.G. Thomas, Plastics, Rubbers and Composites, Vol 34 No 8, p 349-356
Transitions in tear and fatigue crack growth in elastomers
J.J.C. Busfield, I.C. Papadopoulos & A.G. Thomas, Constitutive Models for Rubber IV. edited by L. Kari and P-E. Austrell, A.A. Balkema (Leiden), p. 145-151

2004

Electrical and Mechanical Behaviour of Filled Elastomers 2: The Effect of Swelling and Temperature.
J.J.C. Busfield, A.G. Thomas and K. Yamaguchi, Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics, Vol. 42, 2161-2167
Stiffness prediction of MT carbon-black-filled elastomer systems using FEM.
J.J.C. Busfield, A.A. Hon and A.G. Thomas, Tire Technology International, pp 100-104
The effect of low temperature crystallization on the mechanical behaviour of rubber
K.N.G. Fuller, J. Gough and A.G. Thomas, Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics, Vol. 42, 2181-2190

2003

Constitutive Models for Rubber III
J.J.C. Busfield and A.H. Muhr, Balkema (Lisse, The Netherlands)
Direct Measurement of Thermoelastic Properties of Glassy and Rubbery Polymer Brush Nanolayers Grown by “Grafting from” approach
M. Lemieux, S. Minko, D. Usov, M. Stamm, V. V. Tsukruk, Langmuir 19(15), 6126-6134
Electrical and Mechanical Behaviour of Filled Rubber 1: The Effect of Strain
K. Yamaguchi, J.J.C. Busfield and A.G. Thomas, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, Vol 41 (2003), pp 2079-2089
Filler Reinforcement in Rubber Carbon-black Systems
A.A. Hon, J.J.C. Busfield and A.G. Thomas, Constitutive Models for Rubber III. Edited by J.J.C. Busfield and A. Muhr pp. 301-308
Predicting cyclic fatigue crack growth using finite element analysis techniques applied to three-dimensional elastomeric components.
I.C. Papadopoulos, H. Liang, J.J.C. Busfield and A.G. Thomas, Constitutive Models for Rubber III. Edited by J.J.C. Busfield and A. Muhr pp. 33-40
The Effect of Swelling and Temperature on the Electrical and Mechanical Behaviour of a Filled Rubber
K. Yamaguchi, J.J.C. Busfield and A.G. Thomas, Constitutive Models for Rubber III. Edited by J.J.C. Busfield and A. Muhr pp. 343-348
The Mechanics and Mechanism of the Carbon Black Reinforcement of Elastomers
Y. Fukahori, Rubber Chemistry and Technology, Vol. 76, pp 548-565

2002

Contributions of time dependent and cyclic crack growth to the crack growth behaviour of non strain-crystallising elastomers
J.J.C. Busfield, K. Tsunoda, C.K.L. Davies and A.G. Thomas, Rubber Chemistry and Technology, Vol. 75, p. 643-656
Microembossing of elastomeric triblock copolymers
G. Fichet, N. Stingelin-Stutzmann, B.V.O. Muir and W.T.S. Huck, Adv. Mater. 14, 47 (2002)
Superstructure Formation in Thermoplastic Elastomer and Oil Systems; Formation of a Novel Microcellular Porous Structure
N. Mashita and Y. Fukahori, Polymer Journal, 34,719

2001

The creep and recovery of filled and unfilled elastomers
A.G. Thomas, J.J.C. Busfield and K. Yamaguchi, Constitutive Models for Rubber II. Edited by D. Besdo, R.H. Schuster, J. Ihlemann. pp. 173-178.
The stiffness of simple bonded elastomer bushes: Part A - Initial behaviour
J.J.C. Busfield and C.K.L. Davies, Plastics, Rubber and Composites, Vol. 30, (2001) p.243-257

2000

Effect of materials variables on the tear behaviour of a non-crystallising elastomer
K. Tsunoda, J.J.C. Busfield, C.K.L. Davies and A.G. Thomas, Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 35, (2000), p. 5187-5198.
High-speed fracture of elastomers: Part 1
G.J. Lake, C.C. Lawrence and A.G. Thomas, Rubber Chem. and Tech. Vol 73 (2000), p. 801
Structure Formation and Dynamic Properties of Physical Gels Produced with Thermoplastic Elastomer and Monomer
Y. Fukahori and N. Mashita, Polym. Adv. Technol., 11,1
The effect of liquids on the dynamic properties of carbon black filled natural rubber as a function of pre-strain
J.J.C. Busfield, C. Deeprasertkul and A.G. Thomas, Polymer, Vol. 41, (2000) p. 9219-9225.

1999

Application of fracture mechanics for the fatigue life prediction of carbon black filled elastomers
J.J.C. Busfield, A.G. Thomas and M.F. Ngah, Constitutive Models for Rubber. Edited by A. Dorfmann and A. Muhr. pp. 249-256.
Crack Growth and predicting failure under complex loading in carbon black filled elastomers.
J.J.C. Busfield, C.H.H. Ratsimba and A.G. Thomas, Finite Element Analysis of Elastomers. Edited by D. Boast and V. Coveney London, Professional Engineering Publishing. pp235-250.
Effect of liquids on the dynamic properties of carbon black filled natural rubber as a function of pre-strain
J.J.C. Busfield, C. Deeprasertkul and A.G. Thomas, Constitutive Models for Rubber. Edited by A. Dorfmann and A. Muhr. pp. 87-94.
Indentation of rubber sheets with spherical indentors
J.J.C. Busfield and A.G. Thomas, Constitutive Models for Rubber. Edited by A. Dorfmann and A. Muhr. pp. 289-300.
Indentation Tests on Elastomer Blocks
J.J.C. Busfield and A.G. Thomas, Rubber Chemistry and Technology, Vol. 72, (1999) p. 876-894.
Predicting the performance of bonded filled rubber mounts in compression using data measured in a simple shear deformation
J.J.C. Busfield, A.G. Thomas and S. Hasshim, Journal of natural Rubber Research (1999), Vol 2(2) p. 88-98

1998

Strength properties of dynamically vulcanized elastomer polypropylene blends
A.G. Thomas, M.D.Ellul and G.J. Lake, ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 216

1997

Crack Growth and Strain Induced Anisotropy in Carbon Black Filled Natural Rubber
J.J.C. Busfield, C.H. Ratsimba and A.G. Thomas, Journal of Natural Rubber Research, Vol. 12, No. 3, (1997) p.131-141.

1996

Aspects of fracture in rubber components
J.J.C. Busfield, C.K.L. Davies and A.G. Thomas, Progress in Rubber and Plastics Technology, Vol. 12, No. 3, (1996) p.191.


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