Fracture Flow Conference Talks
3rd International Workshop on Flow and Fracture of Advanced Glasses
Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania,  October 2 - 5, 2005


Does Glass Fracture by Nucleation, Growth and Coalescence of Cavities

S. M. Wiederhorn, NIST (USA)

Wiederhorn Video (27:25)

 Stress Corrosion damage and Crack Propagation in Silicate Glasses

E. Bouchaud, CEA - Saclay (France)

Bouchaud Video (33:20)

 Failure Strain Studies of Glass Fibers

Richard Brow, Univ. of Missouri-Rolla (USA)

Brow video   (26 minutes)     

 Advances in Random Hole Optical Fiber Fabrication

Gary Pickrell, Virginai Tech

Pickrell video (21 minutes)

 Zeolite Collapse, Polyamorphism and the Role of Low Frequency Modes

Neville Greaves, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK.

Zeolite video   ( 59 minutes)               Zeolite slides (2.6 M pdf)


 Tutorial Lectures Prepared at this conference:

I. Fractal Geometry Applied To Fracture
by J. J. Mecholsky, Jr., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Part 1: Characteristics of Fracture      ( 22 minutes) 

Part 2: Fractal Geometry - A Renewed Math             ( 22 minutes) 

Fractal Slides for Part 1 & 2 (pdf, 1.9 M)

Part 3: Modeling Approach - FSA      (  6 minutes)

Part 4: FSA (Fracture Surface Analysis) Applications           ( 7  minutes)

Fractal Slides for Part 3&4    (pdf, 4.2 M)

II. Densification of Fused Silica by Stress or Laser Irradiation by John C. Lambropoulos, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Part 1 ( 20:21  minutes)           Part 2 (  22 minutes)                Lambropoulous Slides

 III. Nobody Sees Glasses; Only Glass Scientists See Glasses by Minoru Tomozawa,Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
(Tomozowa slides / Video Presentations: Part 1 & Part 2)

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