Index

A
ABS 73, 121, 241
activation energy 219
adhesives 9, 89
aerospace 113, 179, 289
ageing 228
amorphous 25
anchoring strength 56
antioxidants 316, 206, 247
appliances 96, 314
arcing 313
Arrhenius 219, 229
Arrhenius equation 92
ASTM 173
automotive 9, 53, 95, 135, 179
B
ballooning 25
blends 143
blistering 79
blowmolding 159
body fluid 89
bonding 21, 96, 323
fiber-matrix 20
boundaries 161
brittle 21, 143
C
cables 318, 324, 326
cars 253
cavitation 25, 146, 193

chain mobility 95
chlorine 174
circuit boards 210
coatings 79
coefficient of thermal expansion 212
cohesive strength 89, 94
composite
composites 105, 113, 135, 179, 253
Compton secondary electrons 202
construction 105
container 313
continuum 307
cooling 39, 212
copper 11, 212
corrosion 79, 105
corrosion resistance 253
cost 63
crack 17, 95, 143
front 131
propagation 73
tip 73, 146
cracking 161
cracks 112
crash 253
craze 261
radius 171
formation 267
crazes 169
crazing 25, 73, 146, 206, 259

206 DIOP 318 disbonding 193 displacement 58 DOP 318 drawing 25 DSC 2. 114.338 creep 25. 314 Event Tree Analysis 289 extrusion 31. 159 F failure analysis 307 criterion 179 mode 290. 167 dynamic load 56 E EDS 129 EDX 318 electronics 9 electrons 201 elongation 202. 179 fibrillation 45. 123 fibrils 169 filler 316 films 31. 60. 161 cup 333 cure 210 cyclic loading 310 D damping 58 decohesion 261 deformation 143. 90 crystallinity 167 crystallites 220 crystallization 149. 105 density 262 design 63. 17. 58. 48 finite element analysis 307 fitting 174 flaking 79 flaws 165 FMEA 331 force 55 fractography 121. 128. 146. 293 modes 300 progressive analysis 179 scenario 291 Failure Mode and Effects Analysis 289 failure tree analysis 299 fatigue 9. 165 Fault Tree Analysis 289 fibers 20. 220 energy 262 entanglement 96 environmental stress cracking 73 EPDM 219 Index epoxy 89. 168 degradation 201 degree of cure 212 delamination 79. 89. 195 EPR 220 erosion 313. 329 diaphragm 317 diffusion 113. 127 fracture brittle 21 surface 20 free radicals 220 free volume 114 frequency 165 .

105 microscope 127 microscopy 281 missile 9 mobility 96 moisture 89. 165 O OIT 203 optical emission spectroscopy 128 orientation 45 . 313. 332 hydroperoxides 247 hysteresis 56 I ICP 128 impact 159. 92 molding 135 molecular weight 174 morphology 158 motor 325 N necking 29 nitrocellulose 127 nucleation 152. 105. 209 Lamination Theory 212 lifetime 165. 318 G gamma 202 gas fuel system 292 gelation 210 Gerdner impact test 241 glass fiber 135 glass transition temperature 89 GPC 2 grease 325 growth 165 H HDPE 281 heat resistance 227 hip implant 310 HIPS 241 housing 297.Index FTIR 128. 281. 179. 169 339 lamina 179 laminates 9. 228 ligaments 25 load 58 cyclic 17 dynamic 60 loads 233 local stress 73 lubricants 316 M marine 79 material cost 227 Mean Time between Failures 289 medical 201 metallurgy 127 microcracking 25. 300 inelastic void 193 initiation 143 injection molding 227 insulation 313 interphase 114 ionization 201 IR 327 irradiation 247 ISO 289 J joints 95 L lamellae 29.

316 semicrystalline 25 serration 123 severity 293 shear 146 shifting factor 229 shrinkage 79. 206. 219. 143. 31. 105 siding 244 size .340 oven aging 219 overmolding 311 oxidative induction time 219 oxygen 201. 112. 135. 34 screw 55 SEM 11. 206. 165. 247 parison 159 PBT 235 PC 241 PE 326 petrochemical 289 pharmaceutical 313 photons 202 piping 173 plastic deformation 267 plasticization 89 plasticizer 318 plasticizers 316 plumbing 173 polyacetal 173 polyamides 95 polybutylene 173 polycarbonate 267. 168. 210. 193 S SAXD 167 SAXS 32. 128. 316 polysulfone 89 polyurethane 311 Index PPS 314 Preliminary Hazard Analysis 289 prepregs 210 prestress 55 processing 39 pultrusion 105 PVC 313. 247 recycling 135 relay 313 residual stress 79. 311 risk 289 analysis 289 prioritization number 294 priority number 290 rubber 333 rubber particles 73. 143. 318 pyrolysis 314 R radiation treatment 247 radicals 201. 282. 149. 73. 247 P pacemakers 9 packages 9 packaging 201. 212. 159. 219. 201. 311 polyester 219 polyetherimide 267 polyethylene 25. 195. 48. 259. 161. 281 polyimide 10 polyketone 39 polypropylene 45. 219. 123.

281 temperature 31. 314 T talc 317 tape 45. 219 tensile stress 187 tensioning 45 TGA 129 thermal expansion coefficient 187 thermal gradient 311 341 thermoplastics 233 tie molecule 220 tissue rejection 89 tools 95 toughening 143 toughness 122 traces 11 triphenylphosphate 325 U UV 331 V viscoelastic deformation 58 vitrification 210 voids 154 volume 96 von Mises stress 267 W wall thickness 159 warping 310 water 113 WAXD 167 weldability 45 welding 149 whitening 206 Y yield stress 25 yielding 146 . 324 TD 323 TEM 73. 159. 244. 330 field 259 intensity 170 striations 123. 89.Index critical 165 sizing 330 snap 297 softening 167 solvents 73 spherulites 161 sports equipment 179 steel 25 sterilization 201. 179 strain 144 strain energy 122 strapping 45 stress 174. 132 submicrocracks 165 surface embrittlement 174 surfactants 73 swelling 89 switch 313. 247 stiffness 105.