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Crack Growth and Failure in Rubbers

  • A. G. Thomas

Abstract

This paper is in part a review of the work by the author and his associates on the crack growth and associated failure processes of rubbers.

Keywords

Natural Rubber Test Piece Fatigue Failure Tensile Failure Normal Tensile Strength 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. Thomas
    • 1
  1. 1.The Natural Rubber Producers’ Research AssociationHertfordshireEngland

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