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  1. An investigation into the layer thickness effect on the mechanical properties of additively manufactured polymers: PLA and ABS
  2. Fatigue life prediction of composite tidal turbine blades
  3. Unravelling the combined effect of cooling rate and microalloying on the microstructure and tribological performance of Cu50Zr50
  4. Production and evaluation of two antibiotics of Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2), prodigiosin and actinorhodin under solid state fermentation, using micro-porous culture
  5. Structural performance of composite tidal turbine blades
  6. Investigation of the Effects of Environmental Fatigue on the Mechanical Properties of GFRP Composite Constituents Using Nanoindentation
  7. Investigation of anisotropy effects in glass fibre reinforced polymer composites on tensile and shear properties using full field strain measurement and finite element multi-scale techniques
  8. Role of precursor microstructure in the development of graphene quantum dots from biomass
  9. Investigation of the effect of raster angle, build orientation, and infill density on the elastic response of 3D printed parts using finite element microstructural modeling and homogenization techniques
  10. Sustainable Hydrogen Production from Waste Wood and CO2
  11. Tunable High Refractive Index Polymer Hybrid and Polymer–Inorganic Nanocomposite Coatings
  12. Investigating cleaning in place (CIP) chemical, water, and energy use: A comparative study of standard operating procedure (SOP) for UK North East microbreweries
  13. Potential of households’ solar PV consumption in South Africa
  14. Investigation of Chemomechanical Effects on Sapphire Surfaces Modified by Ion-Implantation-Induced Carbon Impurities
  15. Fatigue damage analysis of GFRP composites using digital image correlation
  16. High yield synthesis of graphene quantum dots from biomass waste as a highly selective probe for Fe3+ sensing
  17. The effect of processing parameters on the mechanical characteristics of PLA produced by a 3D FFF printer
  18. Using CFD Modelling to Relate Pig Lying Locations to Environmental Variability in Finishing Pens
  19. Gasification of waste biomass for hydrogen production: Effects of pyrolysis parameters
  20. Microstructure and indentation response of TiN coatings: The effect of measurement method
  21. An innovative concept building design incorporating passive technology to improve resource efficiency and welfare of finishing pigs
  22. Optimisation of a throat downdraft gasifier for hydrogen production
  23. How cell culture conditions affect the microstructure and nanomechanical properties of extracellular matrix formed by immortalized human mesenchymal stem cells: An experimental and modelling study
  24. Finite element modeling of nanoindentation response of elastic fiber-matrix composites
  25. Hybrid thermal storage using coil-encapsulated phase change materials
  26. Tuning the Mechanical and Antimicrobial Performance of a Cu-Based Metallic Glass Composite through Cooling Rate Control and Annealing
  27. Application of dynamic thermal engineering principles to improve the efficiency of resource use in UK pork production chains
  28. Antimicrobial and wear performance of Cu-Zr-Al metallic glass composites
  29. Mechanistic Study of the Wear of Ceramic Heads by Metallic Stems in Modular Implants
  30. Substrate effects and evaluation of elastic moduli of components of inhomogeneous films by nanoindentation
  31. Fatigue of Sandwich Composites in Air and Seawater
  32. Process analysis of AuCl4− sorption leading to gold nanoparticle synthesis by Shewanella putrefaciens
  33. Finite element failure analysis of wires for civil engineering applications with various crack-like laminations
  34. Ion Implantation in Ceramics
  35. Modeling the nanomechanical responses of biopolymer composites during the nanoindentation
  36. The origins of chemomechanical effects in the low-load indentation hardness and tribology of ceramic materials
  37. Nanoindentation in studying mechanical properties of heterogeneous materials
  38. Elastic properties of multilayer oxide coatings on float glass
  39. Scratch Damage in Coated Glass
  40. Evaluation of elastic modulus and hardness of highly inhomogeneous materials by nanoindentation
  41. A comparison of nanoindentation pile-up in bulk materials and thin films
  42. Size effects in the mechanical response of nanoscale multilayer coatings on glass
  43. Experimental assessment of the elastic properties of thin TiN/AlN superlattice and nano-multilayer coatings
  44. Numerical Prediction of Differences in Micromechanical Fracture Sequence in Notched and Un-Notched Wires for Civil Engineering Applications
  45. Extracting mechanical properties of copper coatings on oxidized silicon substrates by nanoindentation
  46. A simple method for the assessment of the contact modulus for coated systems
  47. Shewanella putrefaciens for the remediation of Au3+, Co2+ and Fe3+ metal ions from aqueous systems
  48. Prediction of tensile and fracture properties of cracked carbon steel wires using finite element simulation
  49. Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Reverse Bending and Straightening Process on Carbon Steel Bars used for Civil Engineering Applications
  50. Numerical Prediction Of The Effect Of Lamination Orientation On Fracture Behaviour Of Wires For Civil Engineering Applications
  51. Numerical Prediction Of The Effects Of Miniature Channel Shaped Scratches On The Fracture Behaviour Of Wires For Civil Engineering Applications Using Finite Element Analysis
  52. Microbiological influence of metal ion electrodeposition: Studies using graphite electrodes, [AuCl4]− and Shewanella putrefaciens
  53. Elastic properties of eta carbide (η-Fe2C) from ab initio calculations: application to cryogenically treated gear steel
  54. Effectiveness of the Reverse Bending and Straightening Tests in Detecting Laminations in Wires for Civil Engineering Applications
  55. Why does titanium alloy wear cobalt chrome alloy despite lower bulk hardness: A nanoindentation study?
  56. Nanoindentation Measurements of Mechanical Properties of Very Thin Films and Nanostructured Materials at High Spatial Resolution
  57. Finite Element Modelling of Delamination in Multilayer Coatings
  58. Prediction of the fracture performance of defect-free steel bars for civil engineering applications using finite element simulation
  59. Bioelectrochemical metal remediation and recovery of Au3+, Co2+ and Fe3+ metal ions
  60. Effect of microstructure on hardness of submicrometre thin films and nanostructured devices
  61. Hardness across the multi-scales of structure and loading rate: a post-meeting response to the ‘pre-editorial’
  62. Critical review of claims for ultra-hardness in nanocomposite coatings
  63. (Invited) Scanning Probe Analysis of Dielectrics on High Mobility Substrates
  64. Mechanical response of atomic layer deposition alumina coatings on stiff and compliant substrates
  65. Nanoscale Characterization of Gate Leakage in Strained High-Mobility Devices
  66. Analysis methods and size effects in the indentation fracture toughness assessment of very thin oxide coatings on glass
  67. Adhesion and delamination of interfaces
  68. Inorganic fullerene-like materials for increased operational life in rolling/sliding applications
  69. Analysis and characterization of a mechanical sensor to monitor stress in interconnect features
  70. Characterising gate dielectrics in high mobility devices using novel nanoscale techniques
  71. Determination of Hardness and Modulus of Thin Films
  72. Determination of Hardness and Modulus of Thin Films
  73. A nano-indentation study of the reduced elastic modulus of Alq3 and NPB thin-film used in OLED devices
  74. Mechanical modeling of flexible OLED devices
  75. Experimental and modelling techniques for assessing the adhesion of very thin coatings on glass
  76. Nanomechanical characterization of tissue engineered bone grown on titanium alloy in vitro
  77. Nanoindentation and nanowear study of Sn and Ni–Sn coatings
  78. Finite element analysis of contact induced adhesion failure in multilayer coatings with weak interfaces
  79. Atomistic simulation of Fe–C austenite
  80. Modelling the limits of coating toughness in brittle coated systems
  81. Relation between the ratio of elastic work to the total work of indentation and the ratio of hardness to Young's modulus for a perfect conical tip
  82. The investigation of creep of electroplated Sn and Ni–Sn coating on copper at room temperature by nanoindentation
  83. On the factors affecting the critical indenter penetration for measurement of coating hardness
  84. A modified model to determine limiting values of coating toughness by nanoindentation
  85. Nanoscale strain characterisation for ultimate CMOS and beyond
  86. Nanoscale viscoelastic properties of an aligned collagen scaffold
  87. Investigation of the relationship between work done during indentation and the hardness and Young's modulus obtained by indentation testing
  88. Nanometer strain profiling through Si/SiGe quantum layers
  89. Multi-cycling nanoindentation study on thin optical coatings on glass
  90. Analysis of a Passive Sensor for Predicting Process-Induced Stress in Advanced Integrated Circuit Interconnect
  91. Intentional Polymer Particle Contamination and the Simulation of Adhesion Failure due to Transit Scratches in Ultra-thin Solar Control Coatings on Glass
  92. Thermal stability of supercritical thickness-strained Si layers on thin strain-relaxed buffers
  93. Loading rate effects on the fracture behaviour of solar control coatings during nanoindentation
  94. Modelling of contact deformation for a pinch gripper in automated material handling
  95. Hardness measured with traditional Vickers and Martens hardness methods
  96. Indentation fracture and toughness assessment for thin optical coatings on glass
  97. Getting accurate nanoindentation data from time-dependent and microstructural effects of zinc
  98. On the relationship between plastic zone radius and maximum depth during nanoindentation
  99. Measuring and modelling the instrumented indentation (nanoindentation) response of coated systems
  100. Chemomechanical effects in optical coating systems
  101. Assessment of the Adhesion of Ceramic Coatings
  102. A critical examination of the relationship between plastic deformation zone size and Young's modulus to hardness ratio in indentation testing
  103. Control of Self-Heating in Thin Virtual Substrate Strained Si MOSFETs
  104. Physical vapour deposition methods for protection against wear
  105. On high dose nitrogen implantation of PVD titanium nitride
  106. Impact of strained-Si thickness and Ge out-diffusion on gate oxide quality for strained-Si surface channel n-MOSFETs
  107. Using work of indentation to predict erosion behavior in bulk materials and coatings
  108. An overview of the potential of quantitative coating adhesion measurement by scratch testing
  109. Dynamic nanoindentation of some polyolefins
  110. Assessment of the toughness of thin coatings using nanoindentation under displacement control
  111. Nanoindentation response of high performance fullerene-like CNx
  112. An Overview Of The Potential Of Quantitative Coating Adhesion Measurement By Scratch Testing
  113. Physical vapour deposition methods for protection against wear
  114. Assessment of the Adhesion of Ceramic Coatings
  115. Study of Surface Roughness and Dislocation Generation in Strained Si Layers Grown on Thin Strain-Relaxed Buffers for High Performance MOSFETs
  116. Strained silicon technology
  117. Thermal Stability of Thin Virtual Substrates for High Performance Devices
  118. Ge out-diffusion and its Effect on Electrical Properties in s-Si/SiGe Devices
  119. Nanoindentation of coatings
  120. Mobility-limiting mechanisms in single and dual channel strained Si/SiGe MOSFETs
  121. Obtaining mechanical parameters for metallisation stress sensor design using nanoindentation
  122. The use of Raman spectroscopy to identify strain and strain relaxation in strained Si/SiGe structures
  123. Phase transformations associated with micropitting in rolling/sliding contacts
  124. Comments on—mechanical modelling of multilayer optical coatings: authors' reply
  125. Study of strain relaxation in Si/SiGe metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors
  126. Assessment of the factors influencing micropitting in rolling/sliding contacts
  127. Martensite decay in micropitted gears
  128. Indentation Fracture, Acoustic Emission and Modelling of the Mechanical Properties of Thin Ceramic Coatings
  129. The effect of temperature on the abrasive wear of coatings and hybrid surface treatments for injection-moulding machines
  130. A new method based on work-displacement curve to assess the toughness of coated system
  131. A mathematical model for grasping analysis of flexible materials
  132. Indentation response of fullerene-like CNx
  133. Thermal oxidation of strained Si/SiGe: impact of surface morphology and effect on MOS devices
  134. Modelling of the indentation response of coatings and surface treatments
  135. Dynamic indentation measurements on amorphous materials
  136. Technique for measuring the residual strain in strained Si/SiGe MOSFET structures using Raman spectroscopy
  137. Nanoindentation assessment of aluminium metallisation; the effect of creep and pile-up
  138. Mechanical modelling of multilayer optical coatings
  139. Measurement of the residual macro and microstrain in strained Si/SiGe using Raman spectroscopy
  140. Impact of Ge diffusion and wafer cross hatching on strained Si MOSFET electrical parameters
  141. Nanoindentation testing of gear steels
  142. Determination of mechanical parameters for rotating MEMS structures as a function of deposition method
  143. Properties and performance of commercial TiCN coatings. Part 1: coating architecture and hardness modelling
  144. Properties and performance of commercial TiCN coatings. Part 2: tribological performance
  145. Extracting hardness and Young's modulus from load–displacement curves
  146. Effect of metal–oxide–semiconductor processing on the surface roughness of strained Si/SiGe material
  147. How hard is fullerene-like CN x ? Some observations from the nanoindentation response of a magnetron-sputtered coating
  148. How hard is fullerene-like CNx? Some observations from the nanoindentation response of a magnetron-sputtered coating
  149. Assessment of aluminium metallisation by nanoindentation
  150. Modelling of the mechanical and tribological properties of coatings and surface treatments
  151. Mechanical properties and characterisation of very thin CNx films synthesised by IBAD
  152. Modelling the hardness response of bulk materials, single and multilayer coatings
  153. A simulation test for wear in injection moulding machines
  154. Indentation hardness evaluation of cathodic arc deposited thin hard coatings
  155. Hardness measurements on thin IBAD CNx films — a comparative study
  156. Ion Implantation in Ceramics
  157. A simulation test for the selection of coatings and surface treatments for plastics injection moulding machines
  158. Modelling of the hardness of electroplated nickel coatings on copper substrates
  159. Can scratch testing be used as a model for the abrasive wear of hard coatings?
  160. Time-dependent changes in the mechanical properties of diamond-like carbon films
  161. The effect of rapid thermal processing (RTP) on TiN coatings deposited by PVD and the steel-turning performance of coated cemented carbide
  162. On the hardness of coated systems
  163. Scratch Deformation Response of Thin Cnx Coatings at Ultra-Low Loads
  164. Metallurgical and ceramic protective coatings
  165. Failure mode maps in the thin film scratch adhesion test
  166. Guest Editorial
  167. Simple Computer Modeling of the Grain Microstructure of Al-4wt%Cu Interconnection Lines
  168. Tribological and Micro-Tribological Phenomena in Coatings
  169. Changing the tribological performance of steels using low energy, high temperature nitrogen ion implantation
  170. Improving the mechanical properties of steels using low energy, high temperature nitrogen ion implantation
  171. The sliding wear of plasma sprayed alumina
  172. Radiation hardness of DLC films produced by ion-assisted deposition
  173. Laboratory characterisation of the wear behaviour of PVD-coated tool steels and correlation with cutting tool performance
  174. Positron annihilation studies of defects in PVD TiN coatings
  175. Multilayer coatings for improved performance
  176. Tribology of carbon coatings: DLC, diamond and beyond
  177. High-performance diamond and diamond-like coatings
  178. The effects of ion implantation on the friction behaviour of sapphire
  179. Aluminium nitride layers investigated by slow positrons
  180. Indentation response of diamond thin films
  181. The effect of roughness on the friction and wear of diamond thin films
  182. Modification of the electronic properties of ion-beam-deposited diamond-like carbon on polymers
  183. Mechanical and tribological performance of ion-beam deposited diamond-like carbon on polymers
  184. Mechanical properties of ion-beam deposited diamond-like carbon on polymers
  185. The effects of deposition temperature and interlayer thickness on the adhesion of ion-assisted titanium nitride films produced with yttrium metal interlayers
  186. Residual stress in ion-assisted coatings
  187. Diamond for wear and corrosion applications
  188. Residual stress in ion-assisted coatings
  189. Mechanical properties of diamond thin films
  190. Mechanical properties of diamond thin films
  191. Correlation of microstructure and properties of hard coatings
  192. Techniques for improving thin film adhesion
  193. Lubricated sliding wear of physically vapour deposited titanium nitride
  194. Effects of ion implantation on the hardness and friction behaviour of soda-lime silica glass
  195. Interfaces and Adhesion
  196. High Temperature Mechanical Properties of Physical Vapour Deposited Titanium Nitride
  197. Residual stress in ion-assisted coatings
  198. A review of the methods for the evaluation of coating-substrate adhesion
  199. The influence of titanium interlayers on the adhesion of titanium nitride coatings obtained by plasma-assisted chemical vapour deposition
  200. Erosive wear of thermally sprayed tungsten coatings
  201. Failure modes in scratch adhesion testing
  202. Evaluation of coatings
  203. Quality Assurance Assessment of Thin Films
  204. Compositional, microstructural and morphological effects on the mechanical and tribological properties of chromium nitrogen films
  205. New developments in the modelling of the hardness and scratch adhesion of thin films
  206. The sliding wear of titanium nitride coatings
  207. The role of titanium in the abrasive wear resistance of physically vapour-deposited TiN
  208. The Hardness and Elastic Modulus of TiN Films as Determined by Ultra-Low Load Indentation
  209. Paper XV (i) The inter-relationship between coating microstructure and the tribological performance of PVD coatings
  211. Hard Coatings
  212. Engineering with surface coatings: The role of coating microstructure
  213. Multi-pass scratch testing as a model for abrasive wear
  214. High-temperature x-ray diffraction studies on physical vapour deposited TiN
  215. Chemomechanical effects in ion-implanted MgO
  216. High-dose ion implantation of ceramics: benefits and limitations for tribology
  217. The use of scratch adhesion testing for the determination of interfacial adhesion: The importance of frictional drag
  218. The abrasive wear resistance of sputter ion plated titanium nitride coatings
  219. Modeling of Indentation Damage in Single and Multilayer Coatings
  220. Study of Surface Roughness and Dislocation Generation in Strained Si Layers Grown on Thin Strain-Relaxed Buffers for High Performance MOSFETs
  221. Study of Surface Roughness and Dislocation Generation in Strained Si Layers Grown on Thin Strain-Relaxed Buffers for High Performance MOSFETs