Imperial College London

DrBamberBlackman

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Reader in the Mechanics of Materials
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 7196b.blackman Website

 
 
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Location

 

514City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Overview

Bamber's research interests include:

  • Fracture mechanics of engineering adhesive joints
  • Surface pre-treatment and adhesive bonding
  • Delamination of composite materials
  • High speed impact response and high speed photography
  • Structure-property relationships (including atomic force microscopy and dynamic mechanical analysis)
  • Standardisation of fracture test methods

Bamber has authored over 20 refereed papers and book chapters to date. He has presented research at 35 international conferences and has co-authored and managed the development of British Standard 7991:2001, a method to measure GIC in structural adhesive joints.