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Research areas: Computational damage modelling, multifunctional composites, material characterisation, structural stability, crashworthiness of composite structures, structural optimisation, composite repair, thermoplastic joining, meshless methods, process modelling. Please check the Advanced Composites Research Group website (https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/acrg/) or contact Prof Brian G. Falzon (b.falzon@qub.ac.uk)

1993 …2020

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2020

Phase morphology and fracture behaviour of CNT and thermoplastic modified epoxy ternary nanocomposite by different processing methods

Ma, H., Aravand, M. A. & Falzon, B., 10 Jan 2020, 35th International Conference of the Polymer Processing Society: Proceedings. AIP Publishing, (AIP Conference Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
2019

Comparison of Kiss-Bond and Dis-Bond Defects in CFRP Laminates by Compression After Impact Testing

Pierce, R., Telford, R., O'Carroll, A., Campbell, W. C., Young, T. M. & Falzon, B., 2019, Proceedings of ICCM-22: 11-15 August 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Composite Sandwich Panels using Novel 3D Printed Auxetic Cores for Blast Mitigation

Burnett, C., Kazancı, Z. & Falzon, B., Sep 2019, 7th Thematic Conference on The Mechanical Response of Composites – Composites 2019.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Effect of Carbon Nanotube Bulk Morphology on the Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of CFRP Laminates

Hawkins, S., Falzon, B., Nistal, A. & Chitwan, R., 2019, Proceedings of ICCM-22, 11-16 August 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Energy Absorption Capabilities of Composite Cellular Mechanical Metamaterials

Joseph, B., Catalanotti, G., Kazancı, Z. & Falzon, B., Sep 2019, 7th Thematic Conference on The Mechanical Response of Composites – Composites 2019.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Multiscale damage analysis of a plain carbon weave incorporating material variability

Varandas, L. F., Melro, A. R., Catalanotti, G. & Falzon, B. G., 01 Dec 2019, ECCM 2018: 18th European Conference on Composite Materials: Proceedings. Applied Mechanics Laboratory

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Properties and Failure Prediction of Interply Hybrid Composites of Galss and Self-Reinforced Polypropylene

Hassani, F., Aravand, M. A., Martin, P. & Falzon, B., 2019, Proceedings of ICCM-22, 11-16 August 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Size Effect and Intralaminar Fracture Toughness of Fibre-Reinforced Composites

Catalanotti, G. & Falzon, B., 2019, Proceedings of ICCM-22, 11-16 August 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasensitive Strain Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring Using a Highly Aligned Carbon Nanotube Web

Kumar, S., Falzon, B. & Hawkins, S., 2019, Proceedings of ICCM-22, 11-16 August 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2018

Investigation on the Effect of Cooling Rate on the Mechanical Properties of Polypropylene Self-Reinforced Composites

Hassani, F., Martin, P. & Falzon, B., 28 Jun 2018, Proceedings of ECCM-18.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mode I intralaminar fracture toughness of 2D woven carbon fibre reinforced composites: Pre-crack tip radius sensitivity

Dalli, D., Catalanotti, G. & Falzon, B. G., 01 Jan 2018, ECCM 2018 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials. Applied Mechanics Laboratory, (ECCM 2018 - 18th European Conference on Composite Materials).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The effect of processing on the mechanical properties of self-reinforced composites

Hassani, F., Martin, P. J. & Falzon, B. G., 03 May 2018, Proceedings of the 21st International ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming, ESAFORM 2018. 1 ed. American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 1960. 020010. (AIP Conference Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)
2016

An experimental method to determine the longitudinal intralaminar fracture toughness of high tensile strength fibre-reinforced unidirectional composites

Liu, H., Falzon, B. G. & Tan, W., 2016, ECCM17: 17th European Conference on Composite Materials, Muchic, Germany, 26-30th June 2016: Proceedings. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2015

Progress and Challenges in the Virtual Testing and Design of Composite Structures [PLENARY]

Falzon, B. G., 2015, Proceedings for 10th International Conference on Composite Science and Technology. IDMEC - The Mechanical Engineering Institute, 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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2014

Identification of Dynamics of Surface Suction Over an Airfoil at Low Reynolds Numbers

Chawla, J. S., Suryanarayanan, S., Sheridan, J. & Falzon, B. G., 2014, ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. Proceedings. 7 p. V04AT04A065

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Numerical prediction of the low-velocity impact damage and compression after impact strength of composite laminates

Tan, W., Falzon, B., Chiu, L. & Price, M., 08 Apr 2014, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering . Conference 1 ed. Vol. 74.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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3 Citations (Scopus)
297 Downloads (Pure)
2012

A multifibre multilayer representative volume element (M2RVE) for prediction of matrix and interfacial damage in composite laminates

Soni, G., Singh, R., Mitra, M. & Falzon, B., 01 Jan 2012, ECCM 2012 - Composites at Venice, Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Composite Materials. European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM, (ECCM 2012 - Composites at Venice, Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Composite Materials).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Lay-up optimisation of composite plates to delay mode-jump instabilities

Falzon, B. G., Faggiani, A. & Brunner, D., 01 Dec 2012, 28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences 2012, ICAS 2012. p. 2325-2331 7 p. (28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences 2012, ICAS 2012; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2009

Element-Free Galerkin Modelling of Crack Migration in Composite Laminates

Guiamatsia, I., Falzon, B. G., Davies, G. A. O. & Iannucci, L., 07 May 2009, 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference 2009. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2008

Improving composite damage modelling through automatic placement of cohesive elements

Guiamatsia, I., Falzon, B. G., Davies, G. A. O. & Robinson, P., 10 Apr 2008, 49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 16th AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference,10th AIAA Non-Deterministic Approaches Conference, 9th AIAA Gossamer Spacecraft Forum, 4th AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specialists Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Experimental and numerical study of debonding in composite adhesive joints

Tenchev, R. T. & Falzon, B. G., 13 Jul 2007, Proceedings of The Sixteenth International Conference on Composite Materials, July 8-13, 2007: Kyoto, Japan. Kageyama, K., Ishikawa, T. & al, E. (eds.). 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of fibre fracture toughness using an alternative specimen geometry

Donadon, M. V., Falzon, B. G., Iannucci, L. & Hodgkinson, J. M., 13 Jul 2007, Proceedings of The Sixteenth International Conference on Composite Materials, July 8-13, 2007: Kyoto, Japan. Kageyama, K., Ishikawa, T. & al, E. (eds.). 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical analysis of complex failure mechanisms in composite panels

Apruzzese, P. & Falzon, B. G., 13 Jul 2007, Proceedings of The Sixteenth International Conference on Composite Materials, July 8-13, 2007: Kyoto, Japan. Kageyama, K., Ishikawa, T. & al, E. (eds.). 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Optimising postbuckling composite panels for damage resistance

Faggiani, A. A. & Falzon, B. G., 13 Jul 2007, Proceedings of The Sixteenth International Conference on Composite Materials, July 8-13, 2007: Kyoto, Japan. Kageyama, K., Ishikawa, T. & al, E. (eds.). 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Optimizing postbuckling composite panels for damage resistance

Faggiani, A. A. & Falzon, B. G., 01 Jan 2007, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Composite Materials, ICCM-16 - "A Giant Step Towards Environmental Awareness: From Green Composites to Aerospace". International Committee on Composite Materials, (ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2003

The Reliability of the Arc-Length Method in the Analysis of Mode-Jumping Problems

Cerini, M. & Falzon, B. G., 08 Apr 2003, 44th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. Aerospace Research Council, 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1995

An Experimental Investigation into the Effects of Flanged Holes in Hat-Stiffened Panels Loaded in Uniaxial Compression

Falzon, B. G. & Steven, G. P., 23 Mar 1995, International Aerospace Congress 1995: Proceedings; Second Pacific International Conference on Aerospace and Technology; Sixth Australian Aeronautical Conference. Institution of Engineers, Australia, p. 639-645 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution