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Strength of Materials

, Volume 28, Issue 5, pp 405–408 | Cite as

Fractal interpretation of failure of polyethylene under impact loading

  • G. V. Kozlov
  • V. A. Beloshenko
  • M. A. Gazaev
Scientific-Technical Section

Abstract

The method of fractal analysis and synergetics of the deformed solid are used to find the relationships between the characteristics of the structure and properties of high-density polyethylene. A general correlation has been established for various types of fracture: impact toughness — fractal dimension of the fracture surface which is of linear nature.

Keywords

Polyethylene Fracture Surface Fractal Dimension Impact Toughness Fractal Analysis 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. V. Kozlov
    • 1
  • V. A. Beloshenko
    • 1
  • M. A. Gazaev
    • 1
  1. 1.Donetsk Physicotechnical InstituteUkrainian Academy of SciencesDonetskUkraine

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