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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 10163

Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2017
Editor(s): Yoseph Bar-Cohen
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Volume Number: 10163
Date Published: 22 May 2017
Softcover: 72 papers (678) pages
ISBN: 9781510608115

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Front Matter: Volume 10163
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
EAP artificial muscle actuators for bio-inspired intelligent social robotics (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): David F. Hanson
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Electroactive polymers for healthcare and biomedical applications
Author(s): Siegfried Bauer
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From research to production: field induced electro-mechanical polymer-transducer (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Gabor M. Kovacs
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Proximity and touch sensing using deformable ionic conductors (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): John D. W. Madden; Yuta Dobashi; Mirza S. Sarwar; Eden C. Preston; Justin K. M. Wyss; Vincent Woehling; Tran-Minh-Giao Nguyen; Cedric Plesse; Frédéric Vidal; Sina Naficy; Geoffrey M. Spinks
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Distributed sensing: multiple capacitive stretch sensors on a single channel
Author(s): Andreas Tairych; Iain A. Anderson
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Monitoring diver kinematics with dielectric elastomer sensors
Author(s): Christopher R. Walker; Iain A. Anderson
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Dual sensing-actuation artificial muscle based on polypyrrole-carbon nanotube composite
Author(s): J. Schumacher; Toribio F. Otero; Victor H. Pascual
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Operation tools with dielectric elastomer pressure sensors
Author(s): Holger Böse; Dominik Müller; Johannes Ehrlich
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Parameters design of the dielectric elastomer spring-roll bending actuator (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Jinrong Li; Liwu Liu; Yanju Liu; Jinsong Leng
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Integrated sensing and actuation of dielectric elastomer actuator
Author(s): Zhihang Ye; Zheng Chen
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Properties of polypyrrole polyvinilsulfate films for dual actuator sensing systems
Author(s): Victor H. Pascual; Toribio F. Otero; Johanna Schumacher
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Preliminary results on the fatigue life characterization of a styrenic dielectric elastomer (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Yi Chen; Rocco Vertechy; Marco Fontana
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A mathematical model for an integrated self priming dielectric elastomer generator
Author(s): Patrin K. Illenberger; Katherine E. Wilson; E.-F. Markus Henke; Udaya K. Madawala; Iain A. Anderson
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Fused filament 3D printing of ionic polymer-metal composites for soft robotics
Author(s): James D. Carrico; Kam K. Leang
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Producing intricate IPMC shapes by means of spray-painting and printing (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Sarah Trabia; Zakai Olsen; Taeseon Hwang; Kwang Jin Kim
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IPMC-driven thrust generation: a new conceptual design (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Zakai Olsen; Kwang Jin Kim
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A model framework for actuation and sensing of ionic polymer-metal composites: prospective on frequency and shear response through simulation tools
Author(s): Tyler Stalbaum; Qi Shen; Kwang J. Kim
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A theoretical framework for the study of compression sensing in ionic polymer metal composites
Author(s): Valentina Volpini; Lorenzo Bardella; Andrea Rodella; Youngsu Cha; Maurizio Porfiri
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DEMES rotary joint: theories and applications
Author(s): Shu Wang; Zhaogang Hao; Mingyu Li; Bo Huang; Lining Sun; Jianwen Zhao
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Dielectric elastomer actuator for the measurement of cell traction forces with sub-cellular resolution
Author(s): Samuel Rosset; Alexandre Poulin; Alicia Zollinger; Michael Smith; Herbert Shea
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Dielectric elastomer actuator with variable stiffness based on interlaminar electrostatic chucking
Author(s): Hiroya Imamura; Kevin Kadooka; Minoru Taya
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A torsional artificial muscle from twisted nitinol microwire
Author(s): Seyed M. Mirvakili; Ian W. Hunter
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Chemically pre-strained dielectric elastomers finite element analysis
Author(s): Brittany Newell; Gary Krutz; Frank Stewart; Kevin Pascal
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Thermodynamics and instability of dielectric elastomer (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Liwu Liu; Yanju Liu; Jinsong Leng; Tong Mu
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Inherently pre-strained elastomers with self-healing property: new generation of freestanding electroactuators (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Mohammad Vatankhah Varnosfaderani; Sergei S. Sheiko; Krzysztof Matyjaszewski; William F. M. Daniel; Qiaoxi Li; Benjamin J. Morgan; Richard J. Spontak
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Super stretchable soft actuator made of twisted and coiled spandex fiber
Author(s): Kyeong Ho Cho; Min Geun Song; Sang Yul Yang; Youngeun Kim; Hosang Jung; Hyungpil Moon; Ja Choon Koo; Jae-Do Nam; Hyouk Ryeol Choi
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Development of a fatigue testing setup for dielectric elastomer membrane actuators
Author(s): M. Hill; G. Rizzello; S. Seelecke
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Permanent magnets as biasing mechanism for improving the performance of circular dielectric elastomer out-of-plane actuators
Author(s): P. Loew; G. Rizzello; S. Seelecke
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3D printing PLA and silicone elastomer structures with sugar solution support material
Author(s): Armita Hamidi; Shrenik Jain; Yonas Tadesse
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Ras Labs-CASIS-ISS NL experiment for synthetic muscle returned to Earth: resistance to ionizing radiation
Author(s): Lenore Rasmussen; Leila N. Albers; Simone Rodriguez; Charles Gentile; Lewis D. Meixler; George Ascione; Robert Hitchner; James Taylor; Dan Hoffman; David Cylinder; Ramona Gaza; Leon Moy; Patrick S. Mark; Daniel L. Prillaman; Robert Nodarse; Michael J. Menegus; Jo Ann Ratto; Christopher T. Thellen; Danielle Froio; Logan Valenza; Catherine Poirier; Charles Sinkler; Dylan Corl; Surbhi Hablani; Tyler Fuerst; Sergio Gallucci; Whitney Blocher; Stephanie Liffland
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Inkjet printing of carbon black electrodes for dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Samuel Schlatter; Samuel Rosset; Herbert Shea
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Design of ultra-thin high frequency trilayer conducting polymer micro-actuators for tactile feedback interfaces
Author(s): Saeedeh Ebrahimi Takalloo; Hasti Seifi; John D. W. Madden
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Temperature and humidity dependence of ionic electroactive polymer actuators
Author(s): S. Sunjai Nakshatharan; Andres Punning; Alvo Aabloo
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Property modification of nafion via polymer blending with polyimide (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Taeseon Hwang; Jungsoo Nam; Dong-Chan Lee; Kwang Jin Kim
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Rate dependent constitutive behavior of dielectric elastomers and applications in legged robotics
Author(s): William Oates; Paul Miles; Wei Gao; Jonathan Clark; Somayeh Mashayekhi; M. Yousuff Hussaini
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Modeling and simulation of a chemically stimulated hydrogel bilayer bending actuator
Author(s): Martin Sobczyk; Thomas Wallmersperger
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Modeling and experimentally characterizing ionic buoyancy engines
Author(s): Barbar J. Akle; Jalal Nasser; Ahmad Hijazi
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Numerical analysis of helical dielectric elastomer actuator
Author(s): Jang Ho Park; Saurabh Nair; Daewon Kim
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Nonlinear vibration of dielectric elastomer incorporating strain stiffening (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Fangfang Wang; Tongqing Lu; T. J. Wang
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Frequency-domain trade-offs for dielectric elastomer generators
Author(s): Plinio Zanini; Jonathan M. Rossiter; Martin Homer
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Electrospraying and ultraviolet light curing of nanometer-thin polydimethylsiloxane membranes for low-voltage dielectric elastomer transducers
Author(s): Bekim Osmani; Tino Töpper; Matej Siketanc; Gabor M. Kovacs; Bert Müller
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Leakage current, self-clearing and actuation efficiency of nanometer-thin, low-voltage dielectric elastomer transducers tailored by thermal evaporation
Author(s): Tino Töpper; Bekim Osmani; Samuel Lörcher; Bert Müller
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Optimization study for fabrication of micro-scale stacked dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Mert Corbaci; Kathleen Lamkin-Kennard; Wayne Walter
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Microfabricated PEDOT trilayer actuators: synthesis, characterization, and modeling
Author(s): Ngoc Tan Nguyen; Cédric Plesse; Frédéric Vidal; Caroline Soyer; Sébastien Grondel; John D. W. Madden; Eric Cattan
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Proposal of a peristaltic micropump using dielectric elastomer actuators fabricated by MEMS technology
Author(s): S. I. Eom; K. Miyata; K. Asai; J.-W. Kim; K. Yoshida
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Entirely soft dielectric elastomer robots
Author(s): E.-F. Markus Henke; Katherine E. Wilson; Iain A. Anderson
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Fluid electrodes for submersible robotics based on dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Caleb Christianson; Nathaniel Goldberg; Shengqiang Cai; Michael T. Tolley
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Material and fabrication strategies for artificial muscles (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Geoffrey M. Spinks
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A soft flying robot driven by a dielectric elastomer actuator (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Yingxi Wang; Hui Zhang; Hareesh Godaba; Boo Cheong Khoo; Jian Zhu
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Design and motion control of bioinspired humanoid robot head from servo motors toward artificial muscles
Author(s): Yara Almubarak; Yonas Tadesse
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Energy analysis of a DEAP based cylindrical actuator coupled with a radial negative stiffness spring
Author(s): Jonathan Chavanne; Yoan Civet; Yves Perriard
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Development of a soft untethered robot using artificial muscle actuators
Author(s): Jiawei Cao; Lei Qin; Heow Pueh Lee; Jian Zhu
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Electrically tunable window based on microwrinkled ZnO/Ag thin film
Author(s): Milan Shrestha; Anand Asundi; Gih-Keong Lau
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Strong dielectric-elastomer grippers with tension arch flexures
Author(s): Kim-Rui Heng; Anansa S. Ahmed; Milan Shrestha; Gih-Keong Lau
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Development of elastomeric flight muscles for flapping wing micro air vehicles
Author(s): Gih-Keong Lau; Yao-Wei Chin; Thanh-Giang La
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Hydrogels for engineering: normalization of swelling due to arbitrary stimulus
Author(s): Adrian Ehrenhofer; Thomas Wallmersperger
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Exploring dielectric elastomers as actuators for hand tremor suppression
Author(s): Christopher R. Kelley; Jeffrey L. Kauffman
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Bottlebrush elastomers: a promising molecular engineering route to tunable, prestrain-free dielectric elastomers (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Mohammad Vatankhah-Varnosfaderani; William F. M. Daniel; Alexandr P. Zhushma; Qiaoxi Li; Benjamin J. Morgan; Krzysztof Matyjaszewski; Daniel P. Armstrong; Andrey V. Dobrynin; Sergei S. Sheyko; Richard J. Spontak
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Deformation behavior of carbon-fiber reinforced shape-memory-polymer composites used for deployable structures (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Xin Lan; Liwu Liu; Fengfeng Li; Chengtong Pan; Yanju Liu; Jinsong Leng
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A novel sheet actuator using plasticized PVC gel and flexible electrodes
Author(s): Yi Li; Minoru Hashimoto
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Mechanical stretch influence on lifetime of dielectric elastomer films
Author(s): A. Iannarelli; M. Ghaffarian Niasar
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Development of novel textile and yarn actuators using plasticized PVC gel
Author(s): A. Furuse; M. Hashimoto
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Electrical breakdown phenomena of dielectric elastomers
Author(s): Ramona V. Mateiu; Liyun Yu; Anne L. Skov
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Viscoelastic performance of dielectric elastomer subject to different voltage stimulation
Author(s): Junjie Sheng; Yuqing Zhang; Lei Liu; Bo Li; Hualing Chen
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Continuum vibration analysis of dielectric elastomer membranes
Author(s): S. Nalbach; G. Rizzello; S. Seelecke
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Electrical breakdown detection system for dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Michele Ghilardi; James J. C. Busfield; Federico Carpi
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New approach to improve the energy density of hybrid electret-dielectric elastomer generators
Author(s): Clara Lagomarsini; Claire Jean-Mistral; Stephane Monfray; Alain Sylvestre
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A dielectric elastomer actuator-based tactile display for multiple fingertip interaction with virtual soft bodies
Author(s): Hugh Boys; Gabriele Frediani; Stefan Poslad; James Busfield; Federico Carpi
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Experimental test of a dynamically tuned wave energy converter based on inflatable dielectric elastomer generators (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Giacomo Moretti; Rocco Vertechy; Marco Fontana
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Surface texture change on-demand and microfluidic devices based on thickness mode actuation of dielectric elastomer actuators (DEAs)
Author(s): Ankit Ankit; Anh Chien Nguyen; Nripan Mathews
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Rubbery computing
Author(s): Katherine E. Wilson; E.-F. Markus Henke; Geoffrey A. Slipher; Iain A. Anderson
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Effect of porosity of the electrodes on ionic electroactive polymer actuators
Author(s): S. Sunjai Nakshatharan; Urmas Johanson; Andres Punning; Alvo Aabloo
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Stackable configurations of artificial muscle modules that is continuously-tunable by voltage
Author(s): Vo Tran Vy Khanh; Anup Teejo Mathew; Soo Jin Adrian Koh
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Micro-fabrication of a novel linear actuator
Author(s): Shuidong Jiang; Lei Liu; Yangqing Hou; Houfei Fang
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Effect of electrical terminals made of copper to the ionic electroactive polymer actuators
Author(s): S. Sunjai Nakshatharan; Andres Punning; Urmas Johanson; Alvo Aabloo
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Fabrication of multilayered conductive polymer structures via selective visible light photopolymerization
Author(s): Andrew T. Cullen; Aaron D. Price
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Design and fabrication of conductive polyaniline transducers via computer controlled direct ink writing
Author(s): F. Benjamin Holness; Aaron D. Price
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Adhesion enhancement methods for a roll-to-sheet fabrication process of DE stack-transducers and their influences on the electric properties
Author(s): Helge Bochmann; Benedikt von Heckel; Jürgen Maas
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Fabrication of dielectric elastomer stack transducers (DEST) by liquid deposition modeling
Author(s): Florian Klug; Susana Solano-Arana; Holger Mößinger; Florentine Förster-Zügel; Helmut F. Schlaak
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Boundary-condition analysis for physics-based modeling of ionic-polymer metal composite electroactive polymers
Author(s): Patrick S. Bass; Lin Zhang; Zhongyang Cheng
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Study on simplification of a multi-physical model of IPMC sensor generating voltage as sensing signal
Author(s): Jun Takeda; Kentaro Takagi; Zicai Zhu; Kinji Asaka
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Experimental verification of displacement control on integrated ionic polymer-metal composite actuators with stochastic on/off controller
Author(s): Keishiro Kimura; Norihiro Kamamichi
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Position control of twisted and coiled polymer actuator using a controlled fan for cooling
Author(s): Kentaro Takagi; Takeshi Arakawa; Jun Takeda; Ken Masuya; Kenji Tahara; Kinji Asaka
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Elastic actuation for legged locomotion
Author(s): Chongjing Cao; Andrew Conn
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Energy harvesting by dielectric elastomer generator and self-priming circuit: verification by radio transmission
Author(s): Toru Ikegame; Kentaro Takagi; Takamasa Ito; Hiroki Kojima; Hitoshi Yoshikawa
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Micromixer based on dielectric stack actuators for medical applications
Author(s): Susana Solano-Arana; Florian Klug; Holger Mößinger; Florentine Förster-Zügel; Helmut F. Schlaak
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Effects of ionic liquids on the performance of IPMC
Author(s): Min Jung Kim; Sang Woo Park; Joohye Won; Changwoon Nah
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Experience-based learning on determining the frictional coefficients of thermoset polymers incorporated with silicon carbide whiskers and chopped carbon fibers at different temperatures
Author(s): Edward Harrison; Mohammed Alamir; Naif Alzahrani; Ramazan Asmatulu
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Experience-based training of students on concretes reinforced by recycled carbon fibers
Author(s): Cumhur Cosgun; Vamsidhar R. Patlolla; Naif Alzahrani; Hatim F. Zeineddine; Eylem Asmatulu
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