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Adhesion 12 pp 174-192 | Cite as

The Effect of the Adhesive Thickness on the Strength of a Bonded Joint

  • A. D. Crocombe
  • A. C. Moult

Abstract

Adhesives have been used in structural applications for many years now. With most modern high peel strength adhesives joint failure in metal to metal bonds will invariably occur through a cohesive failure of the adhesive. Thus it is a reasonable premise that analysis based on the material properties of the adhesive and adherend should provide a good tool for joint design.

Keywords

Joint Strength Peel Test Effective Plastic Strain Yield Zone Closed Form Analysis 
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© Elsevier Applied Science Publishers Ltd 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. D. Crocombe
    • 1
  • A. C. Moult
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of SurreyGuildfordUK
  2. 2.Crescent ConsultantsUniversity of NottinghamUK

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