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At the end of 2006 there were 24 PhD holding members and 70 researchers and post-graduation students working at the Institute, which in that year were responsible for the publication of 68  articles in peer-reviewed journals (15 other were in press), 7 chapters of internationally edited books, and 6 PhD and 6 MSc theses.  Additionally, 72 communications were presented in international scientific conferences, 4 articles were published in national journals, one issue of an international journal was edited, and 3 patents were granted to, or applied for,  by members of IPC.

Book Chapters

1. ALVES, N.M., BÁRTOLO P. J., Virtual Modelling Trough Human Vision Sense. In Research in Interactive Design, X. Fischer, D. Coutellier (Eds.), Springer, 2006. ISBN: 2 287 287728.

2. BÁRTOLO P. J. Rapid Prototyping and Tooling at Portugal. In Wholers Report 2006, Rapid Prototyping, Tooling & Manufacturing State of the Industry, Terry Wohlers, Wohlers Associates, USA, 2006 (ISBN 0-9754429-2-9).

3. BÁRTOLO P. J. State of the Art of Solid Freeform Fabrication for Soft And Hard Tissue Engineering. In Design and Nature III – Comparing design in nature with science and engineering, Edited by C.A. Brebbia, WIT Press, Southampton, UK, 2006. (ISBN: 1 84564 166 3).

4. FERNANDES, C. S., NÓBREGA, M. N. and MAIA, J. M., CFD simulation of stirred yoghurt processing in plate heat exchangers. In Sun, D.-W. (ed.) - Computational Fluid Dynamics in Food Processing. 2006.

5. GASPAR-CUNHA A, GONÇALVES L., COVAS J.A – Application of Evolutionary Algorithms to the Design of Barrier Forms for Single Screw Extruders. In Applied Soft Computing Techniques: the Challenge of Complexity, A. Abraham et al. (Eds.), 2006, Springer.

6. GASPAR-CUNHA A., COVAS J.A – Robutness Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms. In Applications of Soft Computing, A. Tiwari et al. (Eds.), 2006, Springer.

7. SIMÕES, R., DIAS, G. R., VIANA, J. C., CUNHA, A. M., Multi-scale Hierarchical Approach for Mechanical Analysis of Polymeric Materials. In Multiscale Behaviour of Materials and Structures: Analytical, Numerical and Experimental Simulation, G.C. Sih, P.M.S.T. de Castro (Eds.), 2006, p. 229. (ISBN 972-8953-07-0)

International Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals

1 - ALVES N. F.; BÁRTOLO P.J. Integrated Computational Tools For Virtual and Physical Automatic Construction, Automation in Construction, 15, 2006, 257

2 - AMMAR, I.; BEN CHEIKH, R.; CAMPOS, A. R.; CUNHA, A. M. – Injection moulded composites of short alfa fibres and biodegradable blends. Polymer Composites. Vol. 27, nº 4 (2006), p. 341-348  

3 - ANANDA KUMAR, S., BALAKRISHNAN, T., ALAGAR, M., DENCHEV, Z., Development and characterization of silicone/phosphorus modified epoxy materials and their application as anticorrosion and antifouling coatings, Progress in Organic Coatings 55, 2006, 207–217 .

4. ANANDA KUMAR, S., DENCHEV, Z., ALAGAR, M., Synthesis and thermal characterization of phosphorus- containing siliconized epoxy resins, European Polymer Journal 42, 2006, 2419-2429.

5.  BÁRTOLO, P. J., VASCO, J., SILVA, B., GALO, C., Laser Micromachining for Mould Manufacturing: I. The Influence of Operating Conditions, Assembly Automation, 26(3), (2006) p. 227.

6.  BÁRTOLO, P. J., Computer Simulation of Stereolithographic Curing Reactions: Phenomenological Versus Mechanistic Approaches, Annals of the CIRP, 55(1), (2006), p. 221.

7. BENABDALLAH, F., BEN CHEIKH, R., BAKLOUTI, M., DENCHEV, Z, CUNHA, A. M., Characterization of composite materials based on PP-Cork blends, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites 25, 2006, 1499-1506. 

8. BERZIN F., VERGNES B., CANEVAROLO S. V., MACHADO A. V., COVAS J. A. - Evolution of the Peroxide-Induced Degradation of Polypropylene along a Twin-Screw Extruder: Experimental Data and Theoretical Predictions, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 99,2006, 2082-2090

9. BILEWICZ M, VIANA J.C., CUNHA A.M., DOBRZANSKI L. A. - Morphology diversity and mechanical response of injection moulded polymer nanocomposites and polymer-polymer composites, J. Achievements in Materials and Manuf. Eng., Vol. 15, nº 1-2, (2006), p. 159-165.

10. BILEWICZ M., VIANA J.C., CUNHA A.M., Non-conventional injection moulding of a PP/PC-ABS blend, Mat. Sci. Forum, vols. 515-516 2006, 858-862.

11 - CANEVAROLO, S. V.; MACHADO, A. V.; COVAS, J. A. - Evolution of Peroxide–induced Thermomechanical Degradation of Polypropylene Along the Extruder, Journal of Applied Polymer Science. Vol. 99 (5) (2006), p. 2082-2090.

12 - CARNEIRO, O. S.; VIANA, J. C.; NÓBREGA, J. M. – Processing-Microstructure-Properties Relationships in Extrusion of Thermoplastics. Mat. Sci. Forum, vols. 514-516 2006, 833-837.

13. CARNEIRO; O. S.; VIANA, J. C.; NÓBREGA, J. M. – A Study on the Processing-Microstructure-Properties Relationships of Extruded Profiles, Plast., Rubber Compos.: Macromol. Eng.

14.  CUNHA A. M., CAMPOS A. R., CRISTÓVÃO C., VILA C., SANTOS V., PARAJÓ J. C., Sustainable Materials in Automotive Applications, Plast., Rubber Compos.:Macromol. Eng., Vol. 35, (2006) p.6/7.

15 - DENCHEV, Z, - In-Situ Composite Materials Based on Oriented Polymer Blends: Preparation, Structure and Properties, Recent Res. Devel. Appl. Pol. Sci., 3, 2006,119-141.

16 - DENCHEVA, N.; DENCHEV, Z., OLIVEIRA, M. J.; FUNARI, S. S - Relationship between Crystalline Structure and Mechanical Behavior in Isotropic and Oriented Polyamide 6, Journal of Applied Polymer Science Vol. 103 (2006), p. 2242-2252.

17 - DOMINGUES N., GASPAR-CUNHA A., COVAS J. A., Modelling of Mixing in Single Screw Extruders, Mat. Sci. Forum, vols. 514-516 2006, 1409-1423.

18. DUARTE, F, M., NOBREGA J. M., VIANA, J. C. – Controlled temperature jaws to improve material characterization by uniaxial hot tensile test. Polymer Testing. Vol. 25: nº 6 (2006) p. 772–781.

19 - DUARTE, F. M., BOTELHO, G., MACHADO, A. V., Photo-degradability of Ketone Modified PS/HIPS Blends, Polymer Testing, vol. 25, nº 1, 2006,. 91-97.

20 - DUARTE, F. M., COVAS, J. A., Multilayer plug assisted thermoforming – concept and practical usefulness, Mat. Sci. Forum, vols. 514-516, 2006, 1467-1471.

21 - FANGUEIRO, R., NUNES, J. P, SILVA., J. F., ARAÚJO, M. E NOVAIS, F. Development of GF/PP Towpreg Woven Fabrics for Composite Reinforcements, Mat. Sci. Forum, vols. 514-516 2006, 1551-1556.

22 - FERNANDES, A. C.; VAZ, F.; LANCEROS-MÉNDEZ, S.; MACHADO, A.V.; PARREIRA, N.M.G.; PIERSON, J. F.; MARTIN, N. - Property changes in decorative TiCxOy thin films: effect of the O/Ti ratio. Thin Solid Films .Vol. 515 (2006), p. 866–871.

23 - FERNANDES, C. S., DIAS, R., NÓBREGA, J. M., AFONSO, I. M., MELO, L. F. MAIA, J. M. - Thermal Behaviour of Stirred Yoghurt During Cooling in Plate Heat Exchangers, J. Food Engineering, vol. 76: nº 3 2006, 433-439.

24. FILIPE, S., CIDADE, M. T., MAIA, J. M. - Uniaxial Extensional Flow Behavior of Immiscible and Compatibilised Polypropylene/Liquid Crystalline Polymer Blends, Rheol. Acta, published online October 06, (2006).

25 - FILIPE, S., CIDADE, M. T., WILHELM, M., LEAL, C.R., MAIA, J. M. - Evolution of the morphological and rheological properties along the extruder length for compatibilized blends of a commercial liquid-crystalline polymer and polypropylene. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., vol. 99 2006, 347-359.

26 - FILIPE, S., MAIA, J. M., LEAL, C., CIDADE, M. T. - Optimisation of Rodrun LC3000/PP Compatibilised Blends: Influence of The Compatibiliser and LCP Contents on the Rheological, Morphological and Mechanical Properties, J. Polym. Eng., vol. 26, 2006, 511.

27 - GHOSH S., VIANA J.C., REIS R.L., MANO J.F., Osteochondral Tissue Engineering Constructs With a Cartilage Part Made of Poly(L-Lactic Acid) / Starch Blend and a Bioactive Poly(L-Lactic Acid) Composite Layer for Subchondral Bone, Key Engineering Materials, vols. 309-311, Part 1-2, 2006, 1109 -1112.

28 - LEER, C.; CARNEIRO, O. S.; COVAS, J. A.; MAIA, J. M.; VAN HATTUM, F. W.J.; BERNARDO, C. A.; BIRO, L.; HORVATH, Z; KIRICSI, I. – Dispersion of Carbon Nanotubes in Polycarbonate and its Effect on the Composite Properties. Mat. Sci. Forum, vols. 514-516,2006, 1125-1130.

29. LEER, C.; VAN HATTUM, F. W. J.; GASPAR-CUNHA, A.; CARNEIRO, O. S.; BERNARDO, C. A. – Tailored-Shear Extrusion Carbon Nanofibre/Polyamide Composites and its Effect on the Electrical Percolation Threshold. Plast., Rubber Compos.: Macromol. Eng., vol. 35, 6/7 (2006)

30 - MACHADO A.V:, BOTELHO G., REBELO P., Thermogravimetric Study of Polyethylene Catalytic Degradation by Zeolites, Mat. Sci. Forum, vols. 514 -516 2006, 901-904;

31 - MACHADO A. V., YQUELl V., COVAS J. A., FLAT J.-J., GHAMRI N., WOLLNY A., The Effect of the Compatibilization Route of PA/PO Blends on the Physico-chemical Phenomena Developing along a Twin-Screw Extruder, Macromol. Symp., 233, 2006, 86-94.

32 - MACHADO A. V., DUIN M. Van, COVAS J. A., Dynamic Vulcanisation of EPDM-Based Thermoplastic Vulcanisates during Extrusion: Effect of Processing Conditions, Mat. Sci. Forum, vols.  514-516, 2006,. 838-842.

33. MACHADO, A. V.; COVAS, J. A. Dynamic Vulcanisation of EPDM-Based Thermoplastic Vulcanisates during Extrusion: Effect of Processing Conditions, Mat. Sci. Forum, Vols.  514-516, (2006), p. 838-842.

34. MACHADO, A. V.; NEVES, I. C.; BOTELHO G., Thermogravimetric Study of Polyethylene Catalytic Degradation by Zeolites, Mat. Sci. Forum, Vols. 514 -516 (2006), p. 901-904.

35 - MANO JF, VIANA JC - Stress-strain experiments as a mechanical spectroscopic technique to characterise the glass transition dynamics in poly(ethylene terephthalate), Polymer Testing, Vol. 7, (2006), p. 953-960

36 - MARTINS M. R., COVAS J. A., Helical flow during rotational pipe extrusion, Plast, Rubb Comp: Macromol Eng, 35, 2006, 59-66

37 - MARTINS, C.; CAKMAK, M. - Role of Relaxation on Strain Crystallization of Uniaxially Stretched Poly(ethylene naphthalate) Films: A Mechanooptical Study. Macromolecules 39, 4824-4833 (2006) 

38 - MARTINS, J. A., ZHANG, W.; BRITO, A.M. - Saturation of shear-induced isothermal crystallization of polymers at the steady-state and the entanglement-disentanglement transition, Macromolecules. Vol. 39 (2006) p. 7626-7634.

39 - NÓBREGA, J. M.; CARNEIRO, O. S. – Improving Profile Cooling Through Modeling. Mat. Sc. Forum, vols. 514-516 2006, 1429-1433

40 - NÓBREGA, J. M.; CARNEIRO; O. S. – Optimising the Cooling Effficiency of Calibrators for Extruded Profiles. Plast., Rubber Compos.: Macromol. Eng. Vol 35 (2006), p. 387-392

41 - OLIVEIRA, M.J.; BRITO, A.M.; COSTA, M.F.; COSTA, M.C. – Gloss and Surface Topography of ABS: a Study on the Influence of the Injection Molding Parameters; Polym. Eng. Sci. 46 (2007) 1394-1401

42 - PICK, L.T.; HARKIN-JONES, E.; OLIVEIRA, M.J.; CRAMEZ, M.C. – The effect of cooling rate on the impact and dynamic mechanical properties of rotationally moulded metallocene catalysed linear low density polyethylene. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., vol. 101: nº 3 2006,1963-1971.

43 - PONTES, A.J.; POUZADA, A.S. - Predicting shrinkage in semi-crystalline injection mouldings – the influence of pressure, Mat. Sci. Forum, vols. 514-516 2006, 1501-1505

44 - POUZADA, A.S.; FERREIRA, E.C.; PONTES, A.J. – Friction Properties on Moulding Thermoplastics. Polymer Testing, Vol. 25 (2006). p. 1017–1023.

45. PRICE, C. D.; HINE, P. J.; WHITESIDE, B.; CUNHA, A. M.; WARD, I. M. – Modelling the elastic and thermoplastic properties of short fibre composites with anisotropic phases. Composites Science and Technology. Vol. 66, nº 1 (2006), p. 69-79.

46. RIBEIRO C.J., VIANA J.C., VILAÇA F., AZENHA J., Design and simulation of automotive plastic pillars for occupant protection, Plast. Rubb. Comp.: Macromol Eng., vol. 35, 6/7 (2006)

47. SENCADAS, V.; MOREIRA, M.V.; LANCEROS-MÉNDEZ, S.; POUZADA, A.S.; GREGÓRIO FILHO, R. - a- to ß Transformation on PVDF Films Obtained by Uniaxial Stretch, Materials Science Forum, vols. 514-516 (2006). pp. 872-876.

48. SILVA CA, VIANA JC, CUNHA AM - Manipulation of the microstructure of injection moldings in a special mould and their mechanical behavior, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, Vol. 291, nº 11, (2006), p. 1422-1435.

49. SILVA CA, VIANA JC, VAN HATTUM, F.W.J., CUNHA AM, Fiber Orientation in Divergent/Convergent Flows in Expansion and Compression Injection Molding, Polymer Composites, 27(5) 2006, 539

50. SILVA CA, VIANA JC, VAN HATTUM, FW, CUNHA AM - Mechanical Properties of Glass Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene Injection Molded with a Rotating Mold, Polymer Engineering & Science, Vol. 46, nº 11, (2006), p. 1598-1607. 

51 - SILVA, J. F., NUNES, J. P, MARQUES, A. T. Consolidation of GlassFiber-Polypropylene Towpregs by Compression Moulding, Mat. Sci. Forum, vols. 514-516 2006, 677-681.

52 - SILVA, J. M., MACHADO, A. V.. MAIA, J. M. – Transient rheological behaviour of PA6/EPM/EPM-g-MA blends, Mat. Sci. Forum, 2006, vols. 514-516 2006,. 853-857.

53 - SIMÕES, R.; CUNHA, A. M.; BROSTOW, W.; Computer Simulations of True Stress Development and Viscoelastic Behavior in Amorphous Polymeric Materials. Computational Materials Science 36: 2006, 319

54 - SIMÕES, R.; CUNHA, A.M.; BROSTOW, W.; Molecular Dynamics Simulations 0f Polymer Viscoelasticity: Effect of the Loading Conditions and Creep Behavior. Modelling & Simulation in Materials Science & Engineering 14 2006, 157

55 - SIMÕES, R.; VIANA, J. C.; DIAS, G. R.; CUNHA, A. M.; Influence of the Interaction Potential Parameters on the Mechanical Response of Simulated Semi-Crystalline Polymeric Materials. Mat. Sci. Forum, vols. 514-516 2006,810

56 - VAN HATTUM, F. W. J.; LEER, C.; VIANA, J. C.; CARNEIRO, O. S.; LAKE, M. L.; BERNARDO, C. A. – Conductive Long Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastics by Using Carbon Nanofibres. Plast., Rubber Compos.: Macromol. Eng., vol. 35, 6/7 (2006)

57 - VIANA J.C., MANO J.F., DENCHEV Z.Z., OLIVEIRA M.J., CRAMEZ M.C., Nanostructure Evolution during Unixial Deformation of PET – a Simultaneous WAXS and SAXS Study Using Synchrotron Radiation, Mat. Sci. Forum, vols. 515-516 (2006) p. 1583-1587

58. VIANA J.C., Polymeric Materials for Impact and Energy Dissipation, Plast. Rubb. Comp.: Macromol Eng., vol. 35, 6/7 (2006)

59 - VIANA J.C., The Local Thermomechanical Conditions and the Fracture Behaviour of an Injection Moulded Poly(Oxymethylene), Polymer Engineering and Science, 46 (2), 2006, 181-187.

60 -  VIANA JC, CUNHA EM, Extensibility of the Inter-lamellar Amorphous Layer and the Mechanical Behaviour of Polyethylene, Mat. Sci. Forum, vols. 515-516 2006, 1186-1190.

61. VIANA J.C., MANO J.F., DENCHEV Z.Z., OLIVEIRA M.J., CRAMEZ M.C., Nanostructure Evolution during Unixial Deformation of PET – a Simultaneous WAXS and SAXS Study Using Synchrotron Radiation, Mat. Sci. Forum, vols. 515-516 2006, 1583-1587.

62. WESTPHAL, M.G.; POUZADA, A.S.; SALMORIA, G.V.; AHRENS, C.H. - Performance and Friction Properties of Injection Hybrid Moulds with Stereolithography Moulding Zones,  Materials Science Forum, vols. 514-516 (2006). pp. 1673-1675.

63 - ZANG W., MARTINS J. A. – Evaluation of the Effect of Melt Memory on Shear – Induced Crystallization of Low-Density Polyethylene, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 27, 2006, 1067-1072.

64 - PITEIRA, M. F., MAIA, J. M., RAYMUNDO, A., SOUSA, I. - Extensional flow behaviour of natural fibre-filled dough and its relationship with structure and properties, J. non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 2006, published online March 29, 2006.

65 - MUSAMPA, R. M., ALVES, M. M., MAIA, J. M.- Phase Separation, Rheology and Microstructure of Pea Protein-Kappa-Carrageenan Mixtures. Food Hydrocolloids, 2006, published online April 17, 2006.

66 - DA SILVA, L. B., UEKI, M. M., BARROSO, V. C., MAIA, J. M., BRETAS, R. A. S. - Transient Elongational Behavior of Blends of PET with a LCP.  Rheol. Acta., published online September 16, 2005.

67 - OLIVEIRA-CAMPOS A.M.F., OLIVEIRA M.J., RODRIGUES L.M., SILVA M.M., SMITH M.J., Thermal analysis of a polymorphic azo dye derived from 2-amino-5-nitrothiazole, Thermochimica Acta, 453 (2007) 52–56.

68 - BÁRTOLO, P. J. - Photo-Curing Modelling: Direct Irradiation, Int J Adv Manuf Technol. 2006, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-005-0374-5

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