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Electrical breakdown of an acrylic dielectric elastomer: Effects of hemispherical probing electrodes size and force
© 2016 The Author(s). Dielectric elastomers are widely investigated as soft electromechanically active polymers (EAPs) for actuators, stretch/force sensors, and mechanical energy harvesters to generate electricity. Although ...
A method to reduce design complexity of automotive composite structures with respect to crashworthiness
© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. Composites in automotive structures show great promise to further improve vehicle crashworthiness. However, designing automotive structures for crash with advanced composite materials is challenging. ...