Materials Publications

51OouCJpROL._AA160_[1]Materials Books and Reports

  • Mahieux, C.A., “Environmental Degradation in Industrial Composites,” Elsevier, 2006, ISBN1856174476, 288 pages.
  • Reifsnider, K.L., Lesko, J.J., Case, S., Mahieux, C.A., Walther, B., “Mechanics of Long-Term Behavior of High Temperature Polymer Composites,” AFRL-SR-BL-TR-98-0835, NITS order #ADA 356865, 1998, 158 pages.
  • Mahieux, C.A., “A Systematic Stiffness-Temperature Model for Polymers and Applications to the Prediction of Composite Behavior,” ETD Virginia Tech, Feb. 99, 144 pages.
  • Mahieux, C.A., “Stress Rupture of Unidirectional Polymer Matrix Composites in Bending at Elevated Temperatures,” Virginia Tech, Dec. 1996, 83 pages.

Materials Publications

  • Mahieux, C. A., B. E. Russell and K. L. Reifsnider, “Stress Rupture of Unidirectional High Performance Thermoplastic Composites in End-Loaded Bending at Elevated Temperatures.  Part I Experimental Characterization of the failure mode,” Journal of Composite Materials, volume 32, no.14, 98.
  • Mahieux, C. A., B. E. Russell and K. L. Reifsnider, “Stress Rupture of Unidirectional High Performance Thermoplastic Composites in End-Loaded Bending at Elevated Temperatures.  Part II Analytical Modeling,” Journal of Composite Materials, volume 33, no.1, 99.
  • Russell B. E., C. A. Mahieux and K. L. Reifsnider, “Stress Rupture of PMC’s in End-Loaded Bending,” Journal of Applied Composites, 5, 151-159, 98.
  • Mahieux, C.A., J. Jackson, S.W. Case, S. Pipik and K.L Reifsnider, “Fatigue Life Prediction for Polymeric Composite Materials Subjected to Bending Loads at Elevated Temperatures,” European Conference on Composite Materials 8, volume 3, 3-6 June 98.
  • Mahieux, C. A. and K. L. Reifsnider, “Effects of Out-of-plane Deformation on Stress Rupture of Unidirectional Polymer Matrix Composites,” Composites and functionally graded materials, ASME 97, MD-Vol. 80, 97.
  • Mahieux, C.A. and K.L. Reifsnider, “Influence of Temperature on the Durability of Polymer Composite Systems,” ICCM12 conference proceedings, Paris, France, July 99, paper 1194, ISBN 2-9514526-2-4.
  • Mahieux, C.A. and K.L. Reifsnider, “Thermally Activated Mechanical Composite Switches” Advanced Composite Letters, Vol. 8, August 99.
  • Reifsnider, K.L, C.A. Mahieux, B. Walther, and F. Sun, “Strain Rate and Temperature Effects in Polymeric Matrices for Composite Materials,” Duracosys’99, Brussels Belgium, 14 July 1999, A.A. Balkena Publishers, K.L. Reifsnider, H. Fukuda, A.H. Cardon, and G. Verchery, Eds., 2000, pp. 229-236, 2000
  • Reifsnider, K.L., L. Shan, B. Russell, K.N.E. Verghese, and C.A. Mahieux, „Effect of Polymer Molecular Characteristics on Long-term Engineering Performance,” The 45th International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition, Long Beach, CA, May 22, 2000
  • Mahieux, C.A and K.L. Reifsnider, “Property Modeling across Transition Temperatures in Polymers: a Robust Stiffness-Temperature Model”, Polymer, Vol 42, n7, pp. 3281-3291, 01.
  • Mahieux, C.A., K.L. Reifsnider, and S.W. Case, “Property Modeling across Transition Temperatures in PMC’s: Part I Tensile Properties”, Applied Composite Materials, Vol 8, n4, July 01.
  • Mahieux, C.A., and K.L. Reifsnider, “Property Modeling across Transition Temperatures in PMC’s: Part II Stress Rupture in End-Loaded Bending”, Applied Composite Materials, Vol 8, n4, July 01.
  • Mahieux, C.A., K.L. Reifsnider, and J.J. Jackson, “Property Modeling across Transition Temperatures in PMC’s: Part III Bending Fatigue”, Applied Composite Materials, Vol 8, n4, July 01.
  • Mahieux, C.A., “Cost Effective Manufacturing of Polymer Matrix Composites for the Traditional Industry: the example of a flywheel,” Vol 52, n 3-4, pp.517-521, 2001.
  • Mahieux, C.A., and C. Bunce, “Actuation Needs for Fluid Flow Guiding Vanes,” WW-EAP Newsletter, Volume 3, n 2, December 01.
  • Mahieux, C.A. and K.L. Reifsnider, “Property modeling across transition temperatures in polymers: application to thermoplastic systems,” Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 37, No. 5., March 2002, 911-920
  • Mahieux, C.A. and K.L. Reifsnider “Property Modeling across Transition Temperatures in Polymers: Application to  Filled and Unfilled Polybutadiene,” Journal of Elastomers  and Plastics, Vol. 34, No. 1., 2002, pp. 79-90
  • Mahieux, C.A., D. Lehmann, A. desLigneris, “Experimental determination of the effects of industrial oil on polymer-based composites,” Polymer Testing, Vol. 21, No. 7, June 2002, pp.751-756.
  • Mahieux, C.A. and C. Scheurer, “Elevated Temperature Bending Stress Rupture Behavior of AS4/APC-2 and comparison with AS4/PPS literature data,” Composites Part A, Vol. 33, No.7, August 2002, pp. 935-938.
  • C. A. Mahieux, “ Further Evidences of Advanced Polymer Coating Advantages for Thrust Bearings,” Hydro 2002 Proceedings, Kiris Turkey, 4-7 November 2002.
  • Mahieux, C.A.,  “Carbon fiber/PEEK for use in large hydrogenerator thrust bearings,” JEC composites, No.9, May2004, pp.55-56.
  • Mahieux, C.A., “Field Test for High Performance Thermoplastic Composite Hydrogenerator Thrust Pads, Hydro Review Worldwide journal, Sept. 2004.
  • Mahieux, C.A., “Coating Selection for Thrust Bearing Performance Optimization,” 3rd EDF-LMS Poitiers Worshop proceedings, Oct 2004.
  • Mahieux, C.A., “Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Thrust Bearings: Selecting Optimum Coatings for Power Losses Reduction,” submitted to 13th International Seminar on Hydro Power Plants, Vienna, Nov 2004.
  • Mahieux, C.A., “High Performance Thermoplastics for Bearing Loss Reduction,” Hydro 2004 Proceedings, Aqua Media International, Porto, Oct 2004.
  • Mahieux, C.A., “Materials Influence on Hydrodynamic Behavior of Thrust Bearings: a comparison of Babbitt, PTFE and PFA,” journal of tribology, Vol 127, July 2005, pp.568-575.

Materials Conferences 

  • Mahieux, C.A., “Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Thrust Bearings: Selecting Optimum Coatings for Power Losses Reduction,” 13th International Seminar on Hydro Power Plants, Vienna, Nov 2004.
  • Mahieux, C.A., “High Performance Thermoplastics for Bearing Loss Reduction,”  Hydro 2004, Porto, Oct 2004.
  • Mahieux, C.A., “Coating Selection for Thrust Bearing Performance Optimization,” 3rd EDF-LMS Poitiers Worshop, Oct 2004.
  • Invited speaker at ASC 2001, “Use of composite materials for non-aerospace applications: Practical examples of current durability problems,” ASC 01, Blacksburg, VA, Sept. 01.
  • Invited speaker and chairman at ASME congress 2000 composite special symposium, “Cost effective manufacturing process of thermoplastic matrix composites for the traditional industry,” ASME 00, Orlando, Sept. 00.
  • Invited speaker at ASME/MD June 99, “Effect of Temperature on Polymer Matrix Composites”, ASME/MD 99, Blacksburg, VA, June 99.
  • Presentation of “Effects of Temperature on the Properties of Polymer-based Composites,” SAMPE 98, Anaheim, CA, June 98.
  • Presentation of “Temperature and Rate Effects in Adhesively Bonded Composite Systems,” CAAS/CCMS 98 Sixth Technical Conference, Blacksburg, VA, April 98.
  • Co-chair of session “ Composite Manufacturing,” Third Va Tech-MIT Student Symposium on Composite materials, Blacksburg, VA, March 98.
  • Presentation of “Life Prediction of Composites under Combined Mechanical and Thermal Loads,” Third Va Tech-MIT Student Symposium on Composite materials, Blacksburg, VA, March 98.
  • Presentation of “Effects of Out-of-plane Deformation on Stress-rupture of Unidirectional Polymer Matrix Composites,” 1997 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (ASME), Dallas, TX, November 97.
  • Presentation of  “Microbuckling in Unidirectional Polymer Matrix Composites in End-loaded Bending” Virginia Academy of Science 75th Annual Meeting, Blacksburg, VA, May 97.
  • Poster presentation of “Stress Rupture of Unidirectional PMC’s in Bending”, Duracosys 97, Blacksburg VA, September 97.
  • Presentation of “Stress Rupture of Unidirectional Polymer Composites in Bending at Elevated Temperatures,” Second MIT-Va Tech Student Symposium on Composite materials, Cambridge, MA, March 97.

Materials Patents

  • Mahieux, Céline and Guido Meier, “Flexible Hochdruckleitung,” (High Pressure Hose), EP 1 186 819.
  • Mahieux, Céline and Axel Fuerst, “Axialgleitlager für einen Generator,” EP 1354144, RU 2296250.
  • Mahieux, Céline and Axel Fuerst, “Hydrodynamic axial slide bearing for a generator,” US 6957917.5. Hallet, Pierre, Paulo Gomes de Lima, Céline Mahieux and Ulrich Wagner, “Abdeckkappe”, original invention disclosure filed at Swiss Patent Office.
  • Mahieux, Céline and Christopher Bounce, “Actuator,” EP 1 239 151.
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