Self-Healing of Mechanical Properties: Evaluation by Tensile Testing

  • Alexander L. YarinEmail author
  • Min Wook Lee
  • Seongpil An
  • Sam S. Yoon
Part of the Advanced Structured Materials book series (STRUCTMAT, volume 105)


In this Section the evaluation of the mechanical consequences of self-healing is discussed. In particular, the recovery of such mechanical properties as stiffness is addressed. The tensile testing of self-healing composites with different types of fibers are analyzed in Sects. 7.1 and 7.2.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander L. Yarin
    • 1
    Email author
  • Min Wook Lee
    • 2
  • Seongpil An
    • 3
  • Sam S. Yoon
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Advanced Composite MaterialsKorea Institute of Science and TechnologyJeollabuk-doKorea (Republic of)
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA
  4. 4.School of Mechanical EngineeringKorea UniversitySeoulKorea (Republic of)

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