Experimental and macroscopic investigation of dynamic crack patterns in PVB laminated glass sheets subject to light-weight impact

Jun XU, Yueting SUN, Bohan LIU, Mengyi ZHU, Xuefeng YAO, Yuan YAN, Yibing LI, Xi CHEN

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)peer-review

39 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1605-1612
Number of pages8
JournalEngineering Failure Analysis
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2011
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

This work is financially supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC 10972122), State Key Laboratory of Automotive Safety & Energy, Tsinghua University (KF10021) and Doctoral Fund of Ministry of Education of China (20090002110082). Y. Li and X. Chen appreciate the founding from International cooperation project of Tsinghua University (20091081236). X. Chen is supported by the National Science Foundation (CMMI-0643726), World Class University program from Korea NRF (R32-2008-000-20042-0), and a Changjiang Scholar Program from Ministry of Education of China, and NSFC (50928601).


  • Crack propagation
  • Dynamic experiment
  • Light-weight impact
  • Windshield

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