Kim, Ho Sung, PhD

Theses

H. S. Kim, “An Experimental Study on the 
Fracture Behaviour of Ductile Sheet Materials
 Influenced by Strain Hardening”, 
Thesis of MSciEng, Inha University, Feb. 1982.

H. S. Kim, “A Study of Fatigue Crack Growth in 
Unplasticised Polyvinyl Chloride (uPVC)”, 
PhD Thesis, University of Sydney, Nov., 1988.

BOOK

H. S. Kim and T. Y. Jung, 
“Design of Machine Elements (in Korean)”,  
Dongah Press, Aug. 1980.

BOOK CHAPTER (INVITED)

H. S. Kim and Y. W. Mai, 
“Unplasticised Polyvinyl Chloride (uPVC) : 
fracture and fatigue properties”, Chapter 5,  
Handbook of Thermoplastics 
Edited by O. Olabisi, Marcel Dekker Inc,  pp.107-134, 1997. 

BOOK CHAPTER (REFEREED)

B. S. Oh, H. S. Kim and  P. Ma, 
“The effect of rubber on stress-whitening in 
DDS-cured epoxies”, Chapter 8, Advances in 
Chemistry Series 252, Toughened Plastics II : 
Novel Approaches in Science and Engineering 
Edited by C. K. Riew and A. J. Kinloch, 
American Chemical Society, pp.111-118, 1996.

 PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS  

S. W. Son and H. S. Kim,  
“An experimental study on the plastic zone and 
prestrain hardening of  sharp-notched mild steel 
sheet”, Journal of Konkuk University, Feb. 1982.

H. S. Kim, B. Cotterell and Y. W. Mai, 
“Unnotched impact bend test assessment of the 
degree of gelation in unplasticized 
polyvinyl chloride pipes”,  
Polym Eng & Sci, Vol 27, pp.277-281, 1987.

 H. S. Kim, R. W. Truss, Y. W. Mai and B. Cotterell, 
“Fatigue crack propagation   in unplasticized 
polyvinylchloride (uPVC), Part 1 ; Effect of Mean 
Stress”, 
Polymer, Vol 29, pp.268-276, 1988.

H. S. Kim, Y. W. Mai and B. Cotterell, 
“Fatigue crack propagation in unplasticized 
polyvinylchloride (uPVC), 
Part 2 ; Near-threshold fatigue crack growth”, 
Polymer, Vol 29, pp.277-286, 1988.

 X. M. Wang and H. S. Kim, 
“Continuous measurement of crack growth in 
plastics”, 
Journal of Materials Science Letters, 
Vol 12, pp.357-358, 1993.

H. S. Kim, Y. W. Mai and B. Cotterell, 
“The effect of processing on fatigue crack 
propagation and creep in uPVC”,  
Journal of Materials Science, Vol 28, 
pp. 3367-3372, 1993.

 H. S. Kim and Y. W. Mai, 
“Effect of temperature on fatigue crack 
growth in unplasticised polyvinyl chloride (uPVC)”, 
Journal of Materials Science, 
Vol 28, pp.5479-5485, 1993.

H. S. Kim, 
“On the initial flaw sizes of uPVC pipe materials”, 
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 
Vol 50, pp.2223-2224, 1993.

 H. S. Kim, X. M. Wang and N. A. H. Nik Abdullah, 
“Effect of Temperature on fatigue crack growth in 
ABS”,  
Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & 
Structures, Vol 17, pp.361-367, 1994.

H. S. Kim and X. M. Wang, 
“Temperature and frequency effects on fatigue 
crack growth of uPVC”,  
Journal of Materials Science,  
Vol 29, pp.3209-3214, 1994.

L. Xu, R. Helstroom, A. J. Chambers, and H. S. Kim, 
“Fatigue crack growth in powder compacts”, 
Powder Technology, 
Vol 82,  pp.169-175, 1995.

H. S. Kim and X. M. Wang, 
“Temperature and frequency effects on fatigue 
crack growth in Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS)”, 
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 
Vol 57,  No 7, pp. 811-817, 1995.

H. S. Kim and P. Ma, 
“Correlation between stress-whitening 
and fracture toughness in rubber 
modified epoxies”,  
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 
Vol 61,  pp.659-662, 1996.

H. S. Kim and P. Ma, 
“Mode I and II fracture behaviour of 
rubber modified brittle epoxies”,   
Key Engineering Materials,  
Vol 137,  pp.123-130, 1998.

H. S. Kim and P. Ma, 
“Mode II fracture behaviour of PBT modified 
brittle epoxies”, 
Key Engineering Materials, 
Vols 145-149, pp.759-764, 1998.

 H. S. Kim and P. Ma, 
“Mode II fracture mechanisms of PBT 
modified brittle epoxies”,  
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 
Vol 69, pp.405-415, 1998.

H. S. Kim and K. Mathieu, 
“Application of laminates to mouthguards : 
finite element analysis”, 
Journal of Materials Science - Materials in Medicine, 
Vol 9, pp.457-462, 1998.

H. S. Kim and S. Stojcevski, 
“Impact test with flat-ended impactor for 
mouthguard materials : specimen size effect”, 
Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol 18, pp.539-548, 1999.

 H. S. Kim and Hock. Huat. Oh, 
“Manufacturing and Impact Behavior of 
Syntactic Foam”, 
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, in press.

H. S. Kim and Rober M. Shafig, 
“A model for thickness effect with impact 
testing of visco-elastic materials”, 
Submitted to Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 1999.

H. S. Kim and J. Zhang, 
“Fatigue damage and life prediction of 
glass/vinyl ester composites”, 
Submitted to Journal of Reinforced 
Plastics and Composites, 1999.

INVITED CONFERENCE PAPER

H. S. Kim and H. H. Oh, 
“Impact behaviour of syntactic foam”, 
The first ACUN International Composites 
Meeting on Composites : 
Innovation and Structural Applications, 
23-25 February, 1999, 
University of New South Wales, 
Sydney, Australia, pp.83-86.

REFEREED PAPERS IN CONFERENCE 
PROCEEDINGS

H. S. Kim, Y. W. Mai and B. Cotterell, 
“A semi-computerised test method for the 
measurement of threshold fatigue crack 
growth in uPVC pipes”, 
Proc. of the International  Conference on 
"Role of Fracture Mechanics in Modern Technology", 
Fukuoka, Japan, June 1986, 
North-Holland, pp. 327-338 (1987). 

H. S. Kim, Y. W. Mai and B. Cotterell, 
“Temperature effect on fatigue crack 
propagation in uPVC”
Proc. of the 7th International Conference on 
Deformation, Yield and Fracture of Polymers, 
Churchill College, Cambridge, U.K. April 1988, 
The Plastics and Rubber Institute, pp. 78/1-4.

H. S. Kim and X. M. Wang, 
“Fatigue crack growth in Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene 
subjected to combined temperature 
and frequency variations”, 
Proc. of the Fourteenth Australasian 
Conference on the Mechanics of Structures 
and Materials", 
University of Tasmania (Hobart Campus), 
Hobart, Australia, 11-13 December 1995.

 H. S. Kim and S. Stojcevski, 
“Impact test with flat-ended impactor for 
mouthguard materials  specimen size effect”, 
Society of Plastics Engineers, 
56th Annual Technical Conference, 
ANTEC ‘98, April 26 - May 1, 1998, 
Atlanta, GA, USA, Vol 3, Part 3 (of 3),  
pp.2738-2742.

 H. S. Kim, Andrew Whitten and Neil Page, 
“Abrasive wear mechanisms of E-glass 
reinforced vinyl ester composites”, 
Austrib 98, 6-9 December 1998, 
Brisbane, Australia, pp.471-475.

William McMillan, Andrew Whitten and H. S. Kim, 
“Wear surface characterisation of composite 
materials using confocal microscopy”, 
Austrib 98, 6-9 December 1998, 
Brisbane, Australia, pp.149-154.

H. S. Kim , 
“Impact test with spherical impactor for 
mouthguard materials : specimen size effect”, 
in CD-proceedings of ICTACEM98, Paper No J07, 
International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, 
Computational and Experimental Mechanics, 
December 1-5, 1998,  
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.

H. S. Kim and J. Zhang, 
“Fatigue behaviour of glass/vinyl ester composites”, 
the seventh international fatigue conference, 
‘Fatigue 99’, Bejing, June 8-12, 1999, pp.1737-1742.

H. S. Kim and Robert M. Shafig, 
“Impact test with flat-ended impactor for protective materials – specimen thickness effect”, 
Accepted to ANTEC 2000, May 7-11,  
Orlando, Florida, USA.

 H. S. Kim and Mahammad Azhar Khamis, 
“Fracture and impact behaviour of hollow 
micro-sphere/epoxy resin composites”, 
ACUN-2 International Composites Conference : 
Composites in the Transportation Industry, 
14-18 February 2000, 
University of New South Wales, 
Sydney, Australia, pp.554-559.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS/PRESENTATIONS

H. S. Kim, Y. W. Mai and B. Cotterell, 
“Effect of water on fatigue crack growth in uPVC”, 
in Proc. of Conference on Fracture Mechanics in 
Engineering Practice, 
Melbourne University,  Australia, 
Nov. 22-25, pp. 54-60, 1988.

 H. S. Kim, Y. W. Mai, C. Engdahl and M. Dunne, 
“Effect of temperature and stress ratio on fatigue 
crack growth in a rubber-toughened epoxy resin”, 
in Abs. of Conference on Advanced Aerospace 
Materials/Processes,  
Long Beach Hyatt Regency, California, USA, 
A31-32, May, 1990.

H. S. Kim, X. M. Wang, N. A. H. Nik Abdullah 
and J. K. Kim, 
“Fatigue crack growth mechanism influenced by 
temperature in Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene 
(ABS)”, 
Abs. of  3rd Pacific Polymer Conference, 
Gold Coast, Australia, 13 -17 December 1993.

J. K. Kim, P. Y. B. Jar and H. S. Kim , 
“Impact damage and residual properties of CFRP”, 
Abs. of  3rd Pacific Polymer Conference, 
Gold Coast, Australia, 13 - 17 December 1993.

B. S. Oh, H. S. Kim and  P. Ma, 
“Stress-whitening in rubber modified epoxies”, 
Proc. of the fourth international symposium on 
"Toughened Plastics : Science and Engineering", 
San Diego, Cal. USA, March 1994.

B. S. Oh, H. S. Kim and  P. Ma, 
“Stress-whitening and fracture toughness in 
rubber toughened epoxies cured using 
4,4'-diaminodiphenyl sulphone”, 
Proc. of Australian fracture group symposium 
'94, September 1994,  Canberra, Australia

 H. S. Kim, 
“Impact parameters for mouthguard materials”,    
IUPAC MACRO SEOUL '96, 
Abs. of 36th IUPAC International Symposium 
on Macromolecules, August 4-9, 1996.

H. S. Kim and P. Ma, 
“Mode I and II fracture behaviour of rubber 
modified brittle epoxies”,  
Presented at International Workshop on 
Polymer Blends and Composites, 
July 8-10 1997,  Sydney University, Australia
Also published in Key Engineering Materials,  
Vol 137, pp.123-130, 1998.

 H. S. Kim and P. Ma, 
“Mode II fracture behaviour of PBT modified 
brittle epoxies”, 
Presented at The Third International Conference 
on Fracture & Strength of Solids, 8-10 Dec 1997, 
The Hong Kong University of Science & 
Technology, Hong Kong. 
--- Also published in Key Engineering Materials, 
Vols 145-149, pp.759-764, 1998.

REPORT FOR CO-OPERATIVE RESEARCH CENTRE FOR ADVANCED COMPOSITE STRUCTURES LTD

 Beehag, H. S. Kim and N Page, 
“Review of foam systems for on-line pultrusion”, 
April 1998. (CRC-ACS TM 98009)

Papers presented at the institution of engineer 
Australia Austrib ’98 – Tribology at work Brisbane 
6 –9 December 1998. 
(a) H. S. Kim, Andrew Whitten and Neil Page, 
“Abrasive wear mechanisms of E-glass reinforced 
vinyl ester composites”,   
(b) William McMillan, Andrew Whitten and H. S. Kim, 
“Wear surface characterisation of composite 
materials using confocal microscopy”. 
(CRC-ACS-CP 99002)

H. S. Kim R. Jouault and N Page, 
“Manufacture of ceramic/vinyl ester syntactic 
foam”, 
June 1999. (CRC-ACS CP 99015)

H. S. Kim and H. H. Oh, 
“Impact behaviour of syntactic foam”, 
June 1999. (CRC-ACS CP 99016)

PROFESSIONAL REPORTS ARISING FROM CONSULTANCIES

 H. S. Kim, 
“Report on fracture of acrylic-PVC liner”, 
The University of Newcastle Research Associates 
Limited (TUNRA), Project No. 3108, May 1990.

H. S. Kim, 
“Report on failure analysis of acrylic-PVC liner”,  
The University of Newcastle Research Associates 
Limited (TUNRA),  Project No. 3245, 
September 1990.

H. S. Kim, 
“Report on insulated rail joints”, 
Part 2,  The University of Newcastle Research 
Associates Limited (TUNRA),  Project No. 3480, 
Feb. 1991.

H. S. Kim, 
“Report on insulated rail joints”,  
Part 3,  The University of Newcastle Research 
Associates Limited (TUNRA),  Project No. 3480, 
May 1991.

H. S. Kim, 
“Report on insulated rail joints”, 
Part 4,  The University of Newcastle Research 
Associates Limited (TUNRA),  Project No. 3480, 
June 1991.

H. S. Kim, 
“Report on insulated rail joints”, 
Part 5,  The University of Newcastle Research 
Associates Limited (TUNRA),  Project No. 3480, 
July 1991.

H. S. Kim, 
“Report on mechanical properties required for 
mouthguards”,  
The University of Newcastle Research Associates 
Limited (TUNRA),  Project No. 7065, 
January 1994.

H. S. Kim, 
“Report on mechanical properties required for 
mouthguards", 
Part 2”,  The University of Newcastle Research 
Associates Limited (TUNRA),  Project No. 7065, 
November 1994.

 H. S. Kim, 
“Report on failure of hose connected to BBQ gas 
cylinder (Part 1)”, 
The University of Newcastle Research Associates Limited (TUNRA),  Project No. 8679, 
November 1996.

H. S. Kim, 
“Report on failure of hose connected to BBQ gas 
cylinder (Part 2)”, 
The University of Newcastle Research Associates 
Limited (TUNRA),  Project No. 8826, 
February 1997.

H. S. Kim, 
“Report on impact behaviour of low modulus thermoplastic JEL”, 
The University of Newcastle Research Associates 
Limited (TUNRA),  Project No. 9772, 
October 1998.

PRINTED LECTURE NOTES FOR TEACHING

H. S. Kim, 
“Fracture and Fatigue”, 
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 
The University of Newcastle, June 1996.

H. S. Kim, 
“Composites in Engineering”, 
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 
The University of Newcastle, 1998.

 H. S. Kim, A. Antonia and K. Bissett, 
“MECH 206 – Experimental Methods 1”, 
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 
The University of Newcastle, Feb, 1999.

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