Proceedings 1989-1991

Li, V.C., Wang, Y., and Backer, S., “Fracture Energy Optimization in Synthetic Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites“, MRS Proceedings Vol. 211, Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites Materials, Ed. S. Mindess and J. Skalny, pp. 63-70, 1991. 

Li, V.C., and Leung, C.K.Y., “Tensile Failure Modes of Random Discontinuous Fiber Reinforced Brittle Matrix Composites”, in Fracture Processes in Concrete, Rock and Ceramics, publisher: Chapman and Hall, pp. 285-294, 1991.

Li, V.C., “Research Challenges in Toughening of Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites“, Toughening Mechanisms in Quasi-Brittle Materials, Ed. S.P. Shah, Kluwer Academic Publishers, the Netherlands, pp. 447-466, 1991. 

Li, V.C., and Huang, J., “Crack Trapping and Bridging as Toughening Mechanisms in High Strength Concrete“, in Proceedings of Int’l Conf. on Micromechanics of Failure of Quasi-Brittle Materials, Eds. S.P. Shah, S.E. Swartz and M.L. Wang, Elsevier Science Publishers, pp. 579-588, 1990. 

Li, V.C., “The Effect of Snubbing Friction on the First Crack Strength of Flexible Fiber Reinforced Composites”, Proceedings of the 8th European Congress of Fracture: Fracture Behavior and Design of Materials and Structures, Vol II, Ed. D. Firrao, pp. 738-745, 1990.

Leung, C.K.Y., and Li, V.C., “A New Theory for the Debonding of Discontinuous Fibers in an Elastic Matrix”, Materials Research Society Symposia Volume 170, pp. 45-54, 1990.

Kaneko, Y., and Li, V.C., “The Use of Advanced Materials in the Construction Industry — Applicability of Ceramics to Construction,” in Serviceability and Durability of Construction Materials (ed. Bruce A. Suprenant), Vol. 1, Proceedings of the First Engineering Materials Congress, Denver, Aug. 13-15, pp. 795-803, 1990.

Li, V.C., Chong, K.P., and Einstein, H.H., “Tension Softening and Size Effects on Fracture Toughness Determination of Geomaterials”, Fracture of Concrete and Rock, Ed. Swartz and S. Shah, Springer-Verlag, New York, pp. 255-264, 1989.

Li, V.C., “Toughening Mechanisms in Plain and Fiber Reinforced Concrete“, MRS Int’l Mtg. on Adv. Materials, Vol. 5 Fracture Mechanics and Structural Ceramics, Ed. T. Kishi and M. Sakai. Published by Materials Research Society, pp. 405-418, 1989. 

Leung, C.K.Y., and Li, V.C., “First-Cracking Strength of Short-Fiber Reinforced Ceramics“, Ceramics Engr. Sci, Proc., 9/10, pp. 1164-1178, 1989.

Li, V.C., and Huang, J., “Effect of Material Structure on the Non-linear Fracture Parameters of Aggregative Concrete“, Proceeding Volume of Seventh Int’l Conf. on Fracture 1989 (ICF7), Ed. K. Salama, Pergamon Press, pp. 27-36, 1989. 

Li, V.C., and Ward, R., “A Novel Testing for Post-peak Tensile Behavior of Cementitious Composites“, Fracture Toughness and Fracture Energy– Test Methods for Concrete and Rock, ed. H. Mihashi, A.A. Balkema Publishers, Netherlands, pp. 183-195, 1989. 

Li, V.C., Backer, S., Wang, Y., and Green, E., “Toughened Behavior and Mechanisms of Synthetic Fiber Reinforced Normal Strength and High Strength Concrete”, in Fiber Reinforced Cements and Concretes, Recent Developments, Eds. R.N. Swamy and B. Barr, Elsevier Applied Science, pp. 420-433, 1989.

Ward, R., and Li, V.C., “Simple Dependence of Structural Behavior on Material Fracture Resistance”, in Fracture of Concrete and Rock, Recent Developments, pp. 645-660, Eds. S.P. Shah, S.E. Swartz and B. Barr, Elsevier Applied Science, 1989.

Li, V.C., “Structure and Fracture Mechanisms of Aggregative Materials“, Fracture Toughness and Fracture Energy — Test Methods for Concrete and Rock, Eds. Mihashi et al, A.A. Balkema Publishers, Netherlands, pp. 135-142, 1989.