Prof James Busfield
MA, PhD, FHEA, FIMMM, CEng

 
 
 
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All Publications

    2020

    • Carleo F, Plagge J, Whear R, Busfield J and Klüppel M (2020). "Modeling the Full Time-Dependent Phenomenology of Filled Rubber for Use in Anti-Vibration Design." Mdpi Ag  Polymers  vol. 12, (4) 841-841.
      06-04-2020
    • Busfield J, Bilotti E, Peijs T, Tao Y and Stevens C (2020). "Fatigue of carbon cord-rubber composites: Effect of frequency, R ratio and lifetime prediction using constant life models." Elsevier  International Journal of Fatigue 
      19-02-2020
    • Costa J, Ghilardi M, Mamone V, Ferrari V, Busfield J, Ahluwalia A and Carpi F (2020). "Bioreactor with electrically deformable curved membranes for mechanical stimulation of cell cultures." Frontiers Media  Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology  vol. 8,
      28-01-2020
    • Liu Y, van Vliet T, Tao Y, Busfield JJC, Peijs T, Bilotti E and Zhang H (2020). "Sustainable and self-regulating out-of-oven manufacturing of FRPs with integrated multifunctional capabilities." Elsevier  Composites Science and Technology  vol. 190,
      27-01-2020

    2019

    • Chen L, Ghilardi M, Busfield JJC and Carpi F (2019). "Electrically tuning soft membranes to both a higher and a lower transparency." Nature Publishing Group  Scientific Reports  vol. 9, (1)
      27-12-2019
    • Fukahori Y, Gabriel P, Liang H and Busfield JJC (2019). "A new generalized philosophy and theory for rubber friction and wear." Elsevier  Wear  203166-203166.
      27-12-2019
    • Busfield J, Hohenberger T, Pugno N and WINDSLOW R (2019). "Constitutive Model for both Low and High Strain Non-Linearities in Highly Filled Elastomers and Implementation with user-defined Material Subroutines in Abaqus." American Chemical Society  Rubber Chemistry and Technology  vol. 92, (4) 653-686.
      02-12-2019
    • Ghilardi M, Boys H, Török P, Busfield JJC and Carpi F (2019). "Smart Lenses with Electrically Tuneable Astigmatism." Nature Publishing Group  Scientific Reports  vol. 9, (1) 16127-16127.
      06-11-2019
    • Banerjee SS, Hait S, Natarajan TS, Wiessner S, Stöckelhuber KW, Jehnichen D, Janke A, Fischer D, Heinrich G, Busfield JJC and Das A (2019). "Water-Responsive and Mechanically-Adaptive Natural Rubber Composites by in-Situ Modification of Mineral Filler Structures." American Chemical Society (Acs)  The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 
      24-05-2019
    • BUSFIELD JJC and WINDSLOW R (2019). "Viscoelastic Modelling of Extrusion Damage in Elastomer Seals." Taylor & Francis  Soft Materials  vol. 17, (3) 228-240.
      20-02-2019
    • BUSFIELD J (2019). "Modelling of elastomeric materials and products." Plastics, Rubber and Composites  vol. 48, (1) 1-2.
      02-01-2019

    2018

    • BILOTTI E, LIU Y, ZHANG H, PORWAL H, BUSFIELD J and PEIJS AA (2018). "Pyroresistivity in Conductive Polymer Composites: A Perspective on Recent Advances and New Applications." Wiley  Polymer International 
      04-11-2018
    • Frediani G, Busfield J and Carpi F (2018). "Enabling portable multiple-line refreshable Braille displays with electroactive elastomers." Medical Engineering and Physics  vol. 60, 86-93.
      01-10-2018
    • Tao Y, Windslow R, Stevens CA, Bilotti E, Peijs T and Busfield JJC (2018). "Development of a novel fatigue test method for cord-rubber composites." Polymer Testing  vol. 71, 238-247.
      01-10-2018
    • Carleo F, Barbieri E, Whear R and Busfield JJC (2018). "Limitations of viscoelastic constitutive models for carbon-black reinforced rubber in medium dynamic strains and medium strain rates." Polymers  vol. 10, (9)
      04-09-2018
    • Tao Y, Liu Y, Zhang H, Stevens CA, Bilotti E, Peijs T and Busfield JJC (2018). "Smart cord-rubber composites with integrated sensing capabilities by localised carbon nanotubes using a simple swelling and infusion method." Composites Science and Technology  vol. 167, 24-31.
      18-07-2018
    • BUSFIELD JJC, Thomas A and STRATFORD DEVALBA D (2018). "Adhesive Friction Behaviour of Rough Rubber Surfaces sliding against Smooth Rigid Surfaces." American Chemical Society  Rubber Chemistry and Technology  vol. 91, (3) 621-632.
      01-07-2018
    • Liu Y, Zhang H, Porwal H, Tu W, Wan K, Evans J, Newton M, Busfield JJC, Peijs T and Bilotti E (2018). "Tailored pyroresistive performance and flexibility by introducing a secondary thermoplastic elastomeric phase into graphene nanoplatelet (GNP) filled polymer composites for self-regulating heating devices." Journal of Materials Chemistry C  vol. 6, (11) 2760-2768.
      17-02-2018

    2017

    2016

    • BUSFIELD JJC, tunnicliffe L and thomas A (2016). "Effects of surface deactivation of carbon black on thermo-mechanical sensitivity of filler networks in rubber compounds." Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 
      06-10-2016
    • BUSFIELD JJC and tunnicliffe (2016). "Reinforcement of rubber and filler network dynamics at small strains."
      24-07-2016
    • Huang M, Tunnicliffe LB, Zhuang J, Ren W, Yan H and Busfield JJC (2016). "Strain-Dependent Dielectric Behavior of Carbon Black Reinforced Natural Rubber." Macromolecules  vol. 49, (6) 2339-2347.
      22-03-2016

    2015

    • Chen B, Kollosche M, Stewart M, Busfield J and Carpi F (2015). "Electrical breakdown of an acrylic dielectric elastomer: Effects of hemispherical probing electrodes size and force." International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials  vol. 6, (4) 290-303.
      02-10-2015
    • Tunnicliffe LB, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2015). "The free retraction of natural rubber: A momentum-based model." Polymer Testing  vol. 47, 36-41.
      24-08-2015
    • Huang M, Tunnicliffe LB, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2015). "The glass transition, segmental relaxations and viscoelastic behaviour of particulate-reinforced natural rubber." European Polymer Journal  vol. 67, 232-241.
      01-06-2015

    2014

    • Tunnicliffe LB, Kadlcak J, Morris MD, Shi Y, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2014). "Flocculation and viscoelastic behaviour in carbon black-filled natural rubber." Macromolecular Materials and Engineering  vol. 299, (12) 1474-1483.
      01-12-2014
    • Yamaguchi K, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2014). "Stress relaxation, creep and set recovery of elastomers." International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics 
      21-08-2014
    • Kong KTS, Mariatti M, Rashid AA and Busfield JJC (2014). "Enhanced conductivity behavior of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) hybrid composites containing exfoliated graphite nanoplatelets and carbon nanotubes." Composites Part B: Engineering  vol. 58, 457-462.
      01-03-2014
    • Hothi HS, Busfield JJC and Shelton JC (2014). "Deformation of uncemented metal acetabular cups following impaction: Experimental and finite element study." Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering  vol. 17, (11) 1261-1274.
      01-01-2014

    2013

    • Zahabi H, Frediani G, Busfield JJC and Carpi F (2013). "Dielectric elastomer actuators for tuneable optics." Constitutive Models For Rubber Viii - Proceedings of The 8th European Conference On Constitutive Models For Rubbers, Eccmr 2013  697-700.
      10-06-2013
    • Huang M, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2013). "The application of a carbon black filled elastomer to create a smart strain sensor." Constitutive Models For Rubber Viii - Proceedings of The 8th European Conference On Constitutive Models For Rubbers, Eccmr 2013  705-710.

      10-06-2013
    • Tunnicliffe LB, Thomas AG, Busfield JJC and Farid AS (2013). "The effect of fillers on crosslinking, swelling and mechanical properties of peroxide-cured rubbers." Constitutive Models For Rubber Viii - Proceedings of The 8th European Conference On Constitutive Models For Rubbers, Eccmr 2013  563-568.

      10-06-2013
    • Wu G, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2013). "Effect of the blade sharpness on the blade abrasion of rubber." Constitutive Models For Rubber Viii - Proceedings of The 8th European Conference On Constitutive Models For Rubbers, Eccmr 2013  65-68.

      10-06-2013
    • Baumard TLM, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2013). "Evaluation of the tearing energy in a radial tyre." Constitutive Models For Rubber Viii - Proceedings of The 8th European Conference On Constitutive Models For Rubbers, Eccmr 2013  377-382.

      10-06-2013
    • Fukahori Y, Sakulkaew K and Busfield JJC (2013). "Elastic-viscous transition in tear fracture of rubbers." Polymer  vol. 54, (7) 1905-1915.
      22-03-2013
    • Sakulkaew K, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2013). "The effect of temperature on the tearing of rubber." Polymer Testing  vol. 32, (1) 86-93.
      01-01-2013
    • Chen B, Busfield JJC, Stewart M and Cain MG (2013). "Electrical breakdown of dielectric elastomer actuator materials." Constitutive Models For Rubber Viii - Proceedings of The 8th European Conference On Constitutive Models For Rubbers, Eccmr 2013  701-704.
      01-01-2013
    • Fukahori Y, Hon AA, Jha V and Busfield JJC (2013). "MODIFIED GUTH-GOLD EQUATION FOR CARBON BLACK-FILLED RUBBERS." Rubber Chemistry and Technology  vol. 86, (2) 218-232.
      01-01-2013
    • Ali MN, Busfield JJC and Rehman IU (2013). "Auxetic oesophageal stents: structure and mechanical properties." Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine  1-27.
      01-01-2013
    • Lowe DJ, Chapman AV, Cook S and Busfield JJC (2013). "Studying NR/organo-montmorillonite nanocomposites with silane coupling agents via network visualization tem." Rubber Chemistry and Technology  vol. 86, (4) 538-557.
      01-01-2013

    2012

    • Kong KTS, Mariatti M, Rashid AA and Busfield JJC (2012). "Effect of processing methods and functional groups on the properties of multi-walled carbon nanotube filled poly(dimethyl siloxane) composites." Polymer Bulletin  vol. 69, (8) 937-953.
      01-11-2012
    • Baumard TLM, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2012). "Fatigue peeling at rubber interfaces." Plastics, Rubber and Composites  vol. 41, (7) 296-300.
      01-09-2012
    • Busfield J (2012). "Editorial." Plastics, Rubber and Composites  vol. 41, (7) 271-272.
      01-09-2012
    • Tunnicliffe LB, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2012). "Silica-rubber microstructure visualised in three dimensions by focused ion beam-scanning electron microscopy." Journal of Microscopy  vol. 246, (1) 77-82.
      01-04-2012
    • Baumard TLM, Thomas AG, Ding W and Busfield JJC (2012). "Fatigue peeling of rubber." Constitutive Models For Rubber Vii - Proceedings of The 7th European Conference On Constitutive Models For Rubber, Eccmr  293-297.

      10-02-2012
    • Tunnicliffe LB, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2012). "Energy losses at small strains in filled rubbers." Constitutive Models For Rubber Vii - Proceedings of The 7th European Conference On Constitutive Models For Rubber, Eccmr  63-67.

      10-02-2012
    • Sakulkaew K, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2012). "A new approach to characterize the onset tearing in rubber." Constitutive Models For Rubber Vii - Proceedings of The 7th European Conference On Constitutive Models For Rubber, Eccmr  185-189.

      10-02-2012
    • Kong KTS, Mariatti M, Rashid AA and Busfield JJC (2012). "Effect of processing methods and functional groups on the properties of multi-walled carbon nanotube filled poly(dimethyl siloxane) composites." Polymer Bulletin  1-17.

      01-01-2012

    2011

    • Lowe DJ, Chapman AV, Cook S and Busfield JJC (2011). "Micromechanical models of young's modulus of NR/organoclay nanocomposites." Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics  vol. 49, (22) 1621-1627.
      15-11-2011
    • Suphadon N and Busfield JJC (2011). "The dynamic properties of fumed silica filled SBR as function of pre-strain." Polymer Testing  vol. 30, (7) 779-783.
      01-10-2011
    • Lowe DJ, Chapman AV, Cook S and Busfield JJC (2011). "Natural rubber nanocomposites by in situ modification of clay." Macromolecular Materials and Engineering  vol. 296, (8) 693-702.
      15-08-2011
    • Tunnicliffe LB, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2011). "Light scattering and transmission studies of nanofiller particulate size, matrix cavitation, and high strain interfacial dewetting behavior in silica-elastomer composites." Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics  vol. 49, (15) 1084-1092.
      01-08-2011
    • Kong SM, Mariatti M and Busfield JJC (2011). "Effects of types of fillers and filler loading on the properties of silicone rubber composites." Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites  vol. 30, (13) 1087-1096.
      01-07-2011
    • Asare S and Busfield JJC (2011). "Fatigue life prediction of bonded rubber components at elevated temperature." Plastics, Rubber and Composites  vol. 40, (4) 194-200.
      01-05-2011
    • Busfield JJC (2011). "Modelling of elastomeric materials and products." Plastics, Rubber and Composites  vol. 40, (4) 151-153.
      01-05-2011
    • Sakulkaew K, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2011). "The effect of the rate of strain on tearing in rubber." Polymer Testing  vol. 30, (2) 163-172.
      01-04-2011
    • Hothi HS, Busfield JJC and Shelton JC (2011). "Explicit finite element modelling of the impaction of metal press-fit acetabular components." Proceedings of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine  vol. 225, (3) 303-314.
      01-03-2011

    2010

    • Shorter R, Smith JD, Coveney VA and Busfield JJC (2010). "Axial compression of hollow elastic spheres." Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures  vol. 5, (5) 693-705.
      22-12-2010
    • Gabriel P, Fukahori Y, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2010). "Fea modeling of schallamach waves." Rubber Chemistry and Technology  vol. 83, (4) 358-367.
      01-12-2010
    • Fukahori Y, Gabriel P and Busfield JJC (2010). "How does rubber truly slide between Schallamach waves and stick-slip motion?" Wear  vol. 269, (11-12) 854-866.
      28-10-2010
    • Suphadon N, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2010). "The viscoelastic behavior of rubber under a complex loading. II. The effect large strains and the incorporation of carbon black." Journal of Applied Polymer Science  vol. 117, (3) 1290-1297.
      01-08-2010
    • Suphadon N, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2010). "The viscoelastic behaviour of rubber under a small simple shear oscillation superimposed on a large pure shear." Polymer Testing  vol. 29, (4) 440-444.
      01-06-2010
    • Jha V, Thomas AG, Bennett M and Busfield JJC (2010). "Reversible electrical behavior with strain for a carbon black-filled rubber." Journal of Applied Polymer Science  vol. 116, (1) 541-546.
      05-04-2010
    • Busfield J and Adams J (2010). "Getting smarter." Materials World  vol. 18, (4) 19-21.

      01-04-2010
    • Ciselli P, Lu L, Busfield JJC and Peijs T (2010). "Piezoresistive polymer composites based on EPDM and MWNTs for strain sensing applications." E-Polymers 

      17-02-2010
    • Gabriel P, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2010). "Influence of interface geometry on rubber friction." Wear  vol. 268, (5-6) 747-750.
      11-02-2010
    • Liang H, Fukahori Y, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2010). "The steady state abrasion of rubber: Why are the weakest rubber compounds so good in abrasion?" Wear  vol. 268, (5-6) 756-762.
      11-02-2010

    2009

    2008

    • Ciselli P, Lu L, Busfield JJC and Peijs T (2008). "Multifunctional elastomer nanocomposites based on EPDM and carbon nanotubes." Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings  vol. 1143, 31-42.

      01-12-2008
    • Papadopoulos IC, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2008). "Rate transitions in the fatigue crack growth of elastomers." Journal of Applied Polymer Science  vol. 109, (3) 1900-1910.
      05-08-2008
    • Fukahori Y, Liang H and Busfield JJC (2008). "Criteria for crack initiation during rubber abrasion." Wear  vol. 265, (3-4) 387-395.
      31-07-2008
    • Jha V, Hon AA, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2008). "Modeling of the effect of rigid fillers on the stiffness of rubbers." Journal of Applied Polymer Science  vol. 107, (4) 2572-2577.
      15-02-2008

    2007

    • Kumar P, Fukahori Y, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2007). "Volume changes under strain resulting from the incorporation of rubber granulates into a rubber matrix." Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics  vol. 45, (23) 3169-3180.
      01-12-2007
    • Kumar P, Fukahori Y, Thomas AG and Busfield JJC (2007). "Recycled rubber: The rubber granulate - Virgin rubber interface." Rubber Chemistry and Technology  vol. 80, (1) 24-39.
      01-01-2007

    2006

    2005

    • Busfield JJC, Jha V, Liang H, Papadopoulos IC and Thomas AG (2005). "Prediction of fatigue crack growth using finite element analysis techniques applied to three-dimensional elastomeric components." Plastics, Rubber and Composites  vol. 34, (8) 349-356.
      15-12-2005
    • Busfield JJC, Liang H, Fukahori Y and Thomas AG (2005). "Modelling the abrasion process in elastomer materials." Constitutive Models For Rubber Iv - Proceedings of The 4th European Conference For Constitutive Models For Rubber, Eccmr 2005  139-143.

      01-12-2005
    • Busfield JJC, Papadopoulos IC and Thomas AG (2005). "Transitions in tear and fatigue crack growth in elastomers." Constitutive Models For Rubber Iv - Proceedings of The 4th European Conference For Constitutive Models For Rubber, Eccmr 2005  145-151.

      01-12-2005
    • Busfield JJC, Jha V, Hon AA and Thomas AG (2005). "Investigation of interfacial slippage on filler reinforcement in carbon-black filled elastomers." Constitutive Models For Rubber Iv - Proceedings of The 4th European Conference For Constitutive Models For Rubber, Eccmr 2005  459-464.

      01-12-2005
    • Busfield JJC, Thomas AG and Yamaguchi K (2005). "Electrical and mechanical behavior of filled rubber. III. Dynamic loading and the rate of recovery." Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics  vol. 43, (13) 1649-1661.
      01-07-2005

    2004

    • Busfield JJC, Thomas AG and Yamaguchi K (2004). "Electrical and mechanical behavior of filled elastomers 2: The effect of swelling and temperature." Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics  vol. 42, (11 SPEC. ISS.) 2161-2167.
      01-06-2004

    2003

    • Yamaguchi K, Busfield JJC and Thomas AG (2003). "Electrical and mechanical behavior of filled elastome. I. The effect of strain." Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics  vol. 41, (17) 2079-2089.
      01-09-2003
    • BUSFIELD JJC and Muhr AH (2003). "Constitutive models for rubber III : proceedings of the Third European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubber, 15-17 September 2003, London, UK." Balkema 

      01-01-2003

    2002

    • Busfield JJC, Tsunoda K, Davies CKL and Thomas AG (2002). "Contributions of time dependent and cyclic crack growth to the crack growth behavior of non strain-crystallizing elastomers." Rubber Chemistry and Technology  vol. 75, (4) 643-656.
      01-01-2002

    2001

    2000

    • Tsunoda K, Busfield JJC, Davies CKL and Thomas AG (2000). "Effect of materials variables on the tear behaviour of a non-crystallising elastomer." J Mater Sci  vol. 35, (20) 5187-5198.
      01-10-2000
    • Busfield JJC, Deeprasertkul C and Thomas AG (2000). "The effect of liquids on the dynamic properties of carbon black filled natural rubber as a function of pre-strain." Polymer  vol. 41, (26) 9219-9225.
      14-09-2000
    • Peng HX, Fan Z, Evans JRG and Busfield JJC (2000). "Microstructure of ceramic foams." Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 20, (7) 807-813.
      01-06-2000

    1999

    • Busfield JJC and Thomas AG (1999). "Indentation tests on elastomer blocks." Rubber Chemistry and Technology  vol. 72, (5) 876-893.
      01-12-1999

    1998

    • Haffner SM, Friedrich K, Hogg PJ and Busfield JJC (1998). "Finite-element-assisted modelling of a thermoplastic pultrusion process for powder-impregnated yarn." Composites Science and Technology  vol. 58, (8) 1371-1380.
      01-08-1998
    • Haffner SM, Friedrich K, Hogg PJ and Busfield JJC (1998). "Finite Element Assisted Modelling of the Microscopic Impregnation Process in Thermoplastic Preforms." Applied Composite Materials  vol. 5, (4) 237-255.
      01-01-1998