Browse Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering by Subject "sacrificial bonds and hidden length"
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Crack propagation in bone on the scale of mineralized collagen fibrils: role of polymers with sacrificial bonds and hidden length (2014-09-16)Sacrificial bonds and hidden length (SBHL) in structural molecules provide a mechanism for energy dissipation at the nanoscale. It is hypothesized that their presence leads to greater fracture toughness than what is observed ...