Dr.   Erol     Sancaktar

Dr. Erol Sancaktar

Professor;
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Polymer Engineering
Phone: 330-972-5508
Email: erol@uakron.edu

Selected Publications

Books Edited

21. Processing and Engineering Applications of Novel Materials section in ASME IMECE 2008 Proceedings CD-ROM, ASME Book No. I807DV, ISBN 978-0-7918-3840-2, ASME New York (2008).

20. Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention, section in ASME IMECE 2007 Proceedings CD-ROM, ASME Book No. I779DV, ISBN 0791838129, ASME New York (2007).

19. 19th Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention Conference, section in ASME DETC 2007 Proceedings CD-ROM, ASME Book No. I773DV, ISBN 0-7918-3806-4, ASME New York (2007).

18. Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention, section in ASME IMECE 2006 Proceedings CD-ROM, ASME Book No. I757DV, ISBN 0-7918-3790-4, ASME New York (2006).

17. Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention, section in ASME IMECE 2005 Proceedings CD-ROM, ASME Book No. I0736D, ISBN 0-7918-3769-6, ASME New York (2005).

16. 18th Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention Conference, section in ASME DETC 2005 Proceedings CD-ROM, ASME Book No. I733D2, ISBN 0-7918-3766-1, ASME New York (2005).

15. Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention, section in ASME IMECE 2004 Proceedings CD-ROM, Vol. 2, ASME Book No. G1223D, ISBN 0-7918-4179-0, ASME New York (2004).

14. Failure Analysis/Prevention, Reliability Issues, section in ASME IMECE 2003 Proceedings CD-ROM, Vol. 2, ASME Book No. H1251D, ISBN 0-7918-4664-4, ASME New York (2003).

13. 17th Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention Conference, section in ASME DETC 2003 Proceedings CD-ROM, ASME Book No. I668CD, ISBN 0-7918-3698-3, ASME New York (2003).

12. Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Division-2002, ASME Book No. I00592, ISBN 0-7918-3628-2, ASME New York (2002) (with I. Haque, M. El Gindy, A. C. J. Luo and E. C. Feldy).

11. Reliability Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention, section in ASME IMECE 2002 Proceedings CD-ROM, Vol. 2, ASME Book No. G1186D, ISBN 0-7918-1692-3, ASME New York (2002).

10. Threaded and Riveted Connections, Design Issues, Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention, section in ASME IMECE 2001 Proceedings CD-ROM, Vol. 2, ASME Book No. H1229D, ISBN 0-7918-1942-6, ASME New York (2001).

9. Threaded and Riveted Connections, Design Issues, Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention, ASME Book No. I00539, ISBN 0-7918-3571-5, ASME New York (2001).

8. Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention Issues, ASME Book No. H01219, ISBN 0-7918-1932-9, ASME New York (2000).

7. Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention Issues in Adhesive and Bolted Connections, Composite Components, ASME Book No. G01153, ISBN 0-7918-1659-1, ASME New York (1999).

6. Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention Aspects of Adhesive and Bolted Joints, Rubber Components, Composite Springs, ASME Book No. G01102, ISBN 0-7918-1607-9, ASME New York (1998).

5. Reliability, Stress Analysis, and Failure Prevention Issues in Adhesively Bonded and Bolted Joints, Composites Design, ASME Book No. HO1128, ISBN 0-7918-1847-0, ASME New York (1997).

4. Reliability, Stress Analysis , and Failure Prevention Issues in Fastening, Joining, Composite and Smart Structures, Numerical and FEA Methods, Risk Minimization, ASME Book No. G01041, ISBN 0-7918-1546-3, ASME New York (1996) (with S. Jahanian).

3. Reliability, Stress Analysis and Failure Prevention Issues in Emerging Technologies and Materials, ASME Book No. H01035, ISBN 0-7918-1763-6, ASME, New York (1995).

2. Guest Editor, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology Special Issue: Fracture Aspects of
Adhesive Joints Vol. 9, No. 2 (1995).

1. Reliability, Stress Analysis and Failure Prevention Aspects of Composite and Active Materials, ASME Book No. G00942, ISBN 0-7918-1447-5, ASME, New York (1994) (with J. S. Lee).

Chapters in Handbooks

2. Sancaktar, E., "Adhesives & Sealants, Design: Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics" Engineered Materials Handbook Volume 3: Adhesives and Sealants, H. F. Brinson, Technical Chairman, pp. 501-520 ASM International, Materials Park Ohio (1990).

1. Sancaktar, E., "Adhesives & Sealants, Testing and Analysis: Static and Dynamic Fatigue Testing" Engineered Materials Handbook Volume 3: Adhesives and Sealants, H. F. Brinson, Technical Chairman, pp. 349-372 ASM International, Materials Park Ohio (1990).

Refereed Book Chapters

24. Ahn, D. -U and Sancaktar, E. "Direct Fabrication of High Density Polymer Nano-dots by Excimer Laser Irradiation of Block Copolymer Masks" Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion Vol. 5, K. L. Mittal (Ed.), VSP, Leiden, The Netherlands (2009).

23. Ahn, D. -U and Sancaktar, E. "Control of Block Copolymer Cylinder-phase Orientation by Homopolymer Blending" Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion Vol. 5, K. L. Mittal (Ed.), VSP, Leiden, The Netherlands (2009).

22. Zhou, J. G. and Sancaktar, E., "Stable and Unstable Capillary Flows of Highly-Filled Epoxy/Nickel Suspensions" Electrically Conductive Adhesives, R. Gomatam and K. L. Mittal (Eds.), pp. 367-386, VSP, Leiden, The Netherlands (2008).

21. Zhou, J. G. and Sancaktar, E., "Geometric effects on multilayer generic circuits fabricated using conductive epoxy/nickel adhesives" Electrically Conductive Adhesives, R. Gomatam and K. L. Mittal (Eds.), pp. 357-366, VSP, Leiden, The Netherlands (2008).

20. Zhou, J. G. and Sancaktar, E., "Chemorheology of Epoxy/Nickel Conductive Adhesives During Processing and Cure" Electrically Conductive Adhesives, R. Gomatam and K. L. Mittal (Eds.), pp. 301-325, VSP, Leiden, The Netherlands (2008).

19. Sancaktar, E. "Complex Constitutive Adhesive Models", Modeling of Adhesively Bonded Joints, Martins da Silva, Lucas Filipe; Öchsner, Andreas (Eds.), pp. 95-130, Springer, New York, NY (2008).

18. Kim, J.-D., Ahn, D.-U. and Sancaktar, E. "The Effects of Excimer Laser Irradiation on Surface Morphology Development in Stretched Poly(ethylene terephthalate), Poly(butylene terephthalate) and Polystyrene Films", Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion Vol. 4, K. L. Mittal (Ed.), pp. 33-86, VSP, Leiden, The Netherlands (2007).

17. Sancaktar, E. and Lu, H., "The Effects of Excimer Laser Irradiation on the Surface Morphology and Self-Adhesion Properties of some Engineering Polymers as Evaluated by Ultrasonic Welding", Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion Vol. 3, K. L. Mittal (Ed.), pp. 183-242, VSP, Utrecht, The Netherlands (2004).

16. Sancaktar, E. and Sunthonpagasit, N., "Surface Modification of Polypropylene for Improved Adhesion", Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion Vol. 3, K. L. Mittal (Ed.), pp. 285-324, VSP, Utrecht, The Netherlands (2004).

15. Lyuksyutov, S. F., Sancaktar, E., Sigalov, G., Paramanov, P. and Kim, J. "A Novel Approach Based on Scanning Probe Microscopy for Nanolithography in Polymer Films", Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion Vol. 3, K. L. Mittal (Ed.), pp. 417-433, VSP, Utrecht, The Netherlands 2004).

14. Sancaktar, E., Gomatam, R., "The Effects of Surface Modification of Steel on Wettability and Joint Strength," Adhesive Joints: Formation, Characteristics and Testing, Vol. 2, K. L. Mittal (Ed.), pp. 61-78, VSP, Utrecht, The Netherlands (2002).

13. Sancaktar, E. and Shah, N., "Design of Filament-Wound Polymer-Matrix Composite Shield for Jet Engine Fan Blade Containment" Durability Analysis of Composite Systems, Y. Miyano, A. H. Cardon, K. L. Reifsnider, H. Fukuda and S. Ogihara (Eds.), pp. 71-77, A. A. Balkema Publishers, Lisse, The Netherlands (2002).

12. Sancaktar, E. and Gowrishankar, S., "Design and Testing of Composite Cylindrical Helical Springs" Durability Analysis of Composite Systems, Y. Miyano, A. H. Cardon, K. L. Reifsnider, H. Fukuda and S. Ogihara (Eds.), pp. 361-367, A. A. Balkema Publishers, Lisse, The Netherlands (2002).

11. Sancaktar, E., "Mixed-Mode Fatigue Failure in Structural Adhesives," Fatigue and Fracture: 29th Volume, ASTM STP 1332, T. L. Panontin and S. D. Sheppard, (Eds.), pp. 764-785, American Society for Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, PA (1999).

10. Sancaktar, E., Wei, Y., "Electronically Conductive Adhesives: Conduction Mechanisms, Mechanical Behavior and Durability" Mittal Festschrift on Adhesion Science and Technology, W. J. van Ooij and H. Anderson (Eds.), pp. 509-529, VSP, Utrecht, The Netherlands (1998).

9. Sancaktar, E., "Testing and Analysis for Durability of Adhesively Bonded Joints under Static and Dynamic Fatigue Conditions" Mechanical Behavior of Adhesively Bonded Joints, R. D. Adams, S. Aivazzadeh, A. H. Cardon, A. Rigolot (Eds.) pp. 21-31, Editions Pluralis Paris (1997).

8. Sancaktar, E., and Zhang, E., "Excimer Laser Ablation of Aluminum Surfaces Under Surface Plasma Condition" Heat and Mass Transfer Under Plasma Conditions, P. Fauchais (Ed.) pp.369-378, Begell House New York (1995).

7. Sancaktar, E., "Nonlinear Viscoelastic Behavior of the Fiber-Matrix Interphase: Theory and Experiment" Mechanical Identification of Composites, A. Vautrin and H. Sol (Ed.) pp. 295-302, Elsevier Science Publishers Barking, U.K. (1991).

6. Jozavi, H., Sancaktar, E., "The Effects of Cure Conditions on the Relaxation Behavior of Thermosetting Adhesives" The Science and Technology of Adhesive Bonding, L. H. Sharpe and S. E. Wentworth (Ed.) pp. 233-244, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, New York (1990).

5. Sancaktar, E., Jozavi, H., Baldwin, J., and Tang, J., "Elastoplastic Fracture Behavior of Structural Adhesives Under Monotonic Loading" Adhesion International 1987, L. H. Sharpe (Ed.) pp. 695-724, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, New York (1988).

4. Sancaktar, E., "Elastoplastic Fracture Behavior of Structural Adhesives," Mechanical Behavior of Adhesive Joints, G. Verchery and A.H. Cardon (Ed.) pp. 351-362, Editors Pluralis, Paris (1987).

3. Sancaktar, E., "Mechanical Behavior of Solid Film Adhesives with Scrim Carrier Cloth," Modulated Structure Materials, NATO ASI series, Series E: Applied Sciences, No. 83, T. Tsalakos (Rd.) pp. 567-582, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Boston (1984).

2. Dwight, D.W., Sancaktar, E. and Brinson, H.F., "Failure Characterization of a Structural Adhesive," Polymer Science and Technology Series, Vol. 12-A, Adhesion and Adsorption of Polymers, L.H. Lee (Ed.) pp. l4l-l64, Plenum Press, New York (l980).

1. Sancaktar, E. and Brinson, H.F., "The Viscoelastic Shear Behavior of a Structural Adhesive," Polymer Science and Technology series, Vol. 12-A, Adhesion and Adsorption of Polymers, L.H. Lee (Ed.) pp. 279-300, Plenum Press, New York (1980).

Recent Refereed Journal Articles

80. Ahn, D.-U. and Sancaktar, E., "Fabrication of Block Copolymer Nanotemplates by One-Step Matrix-Assisted Photothermal Excimer Laser Ablation" Current Nanoscience (2009).

79. Sancaktar, E. and Aussawasathien, D., "Nanocomposites of Epoxy with Electrospun Carbon
Nanofibers: Mechanical Behavior" Journal of Adhesion (2009).

78. Sancaktar, E. and Ma, W., "Mathematical Assessment of the Effects of Parabolic and Spherical Surface Topographies on the Interfacial State of Stress" Journal of Adhesion (2009).

77. Zhou, J. G. and Sancaktar, E., "Stable and Unstable Capillary Flows of Highly-Filled Epoxy/Nickel Suspensions" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 22, pp. 983-1002 (2008).

76. Zhou, J. G. and Sancaktar, E., "Chemorheology of Epoxy/Nickel Conductive Adhesives During Processing and Cure" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 22, pp. 957-981 (2008).

75. Zhou, J. G. and Sancaktar, E., "Geometric Effects on Multilayer Generic Circuits Fabricated Using Conductive Epoxy/Nickel Adhesives" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 22, pp. 947-956 (2008).

74. Ahn, D. and Sancaktar, E., "Fabrication of Well-Defined Block Copolymer Nano-Cylinders by Controlling the Thermodynamics and Kinetics Involved in Block Copolymer Self-Assembly" Soft Matter 4, pp. 1454-1466 (2008).

73. Aussawasathien, D. and Sancaktar, E., "Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile-Based Carbon Nanofibers and Their Silver Modifications: Surface Morphologies and Properties" Current Nanoscience 4, pp. 130-137 (2008).

72. Aussawasathien, D. and Sancaktar, E., "Effect of Non-Woven Carbon Nanofiber Mat Presence on Cure Kinetics of Epoxy Nanocomposites" Macromol. Symp. 264, pp. 26-33 (2008).

71. Ahn, D.-U. and Sancaktar, E., "Perpendicularly Aligned, Size-and Spacing-controlled Nanocylinders by Molecular-weight Adjustment of a Homopolymer Blended in an Asymmetric Triblock Copolymer" Advanced Functional Materials 16, pp. 1950-1958 (2006).

70. Sancaktar, E. and Kuznicki, J. "Stress-induced Reduction of Water Uptake in Clay-reinforced Epoxy Nanocomposites" Current Nanoscience 2, pp. 351-357 (2006).

69. Lyuksyutov, S.F., Paramonov, P.B., Mayevska, O.V, Reagan, M. A., Sancaktar, E., Vaia, R. A. and Juhl, S., "Atomic Force Microscope Tip Spontaneous Retraction from Dielectric Surfaces under Applied Electrostatic Potential" Ultramicroscopy 106, pp. 909-913 (2006).

68. Sancaktar, E. Negandhi, N. and Adwani, S., "Evaluation of Processing Effects in Injection Molded Amorphous and Crystalline Thermoplastics Using Excimer Laser" Journal of Applied Polymer Science 101, pp. 258-268 (2006).

67. Sancaktar, E. and Lu, H., "The Effects of Excimer Laser Irradiation at 248 nm on the Surface Mass Loss and Thermal Properties of PS, ABS, PA6, and PC Polymers" Journal of Applied Polymer Science 99, pp. 1024-1037 (2006).

66. Gomatam, R. and Sancaktar, E., "A Comprehensive Fatigue Life Predictive Model for Electronically Conductive Adhesive Joints under Constant-Cycle Loading" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 20, pp. 87-104 (2006).

65. Gomatam, R. and Sancaktar, E., "A Novel Cumulative Fatigue Damage Model for Electronically Conductive Adhesive Joints under Variable Loading" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 20, pp. 69-86 (2006).

64. Gomatam, R. and Sancaktar, E., "The Effects of Stress State, Loading Frequency, and Cyclic Waveforms on the Fatigue Behavior of Silver-Filled Electronically Conductive Adhesive Joints" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 20, pp. 53-68 (2006).

63. Sancaktar, E., Rajput, P and Khanolkar, A., "Correlation of Silver Migration to the Pull out Strength of Silver Wire Embedded In an Adhesive Matrix" IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies 28(4), pp. 771-780 (2005).

62. Gomatam, R. and Sancaktar, E., "Effects of Various Adherend Surface Treatments on Fatigue Behavior of Joints Bonded with a Silver-Filled Electronically Conductive Adhesive" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 19, pp. 659-678 (2005).

61. Gomatam, R. and Sancaktar, E., "Fatigue and Failure Behaviors of Silver-Filled Electronically Conductive Adhesive Joints Subjected to Elevated Humidity" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 18, pp. 1833-1848 (2004).

60. Sancaktar, E. and Walker, E., "Effects of Calcium Carbonate, Talc, Mica, and Glass Fiber Fillers on Ultrasonic Weld Strength of Polypropylene" Journal of Applied Polymer Science 94, pp. 1986-1998 (2004).

59. Gomatam, R. and Sancaktar, E., "The Interrelationships Between Electronically Conductive Adhesive Formulations, Substrate and Filler Surface Properties, Bonding, and Joint Performance. Part II: The Effects of Bonding Pressure" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 18, pp. 1245-1262 (2004).

58. Gomatam, R. and Sancaktar, E., "The Interrelationships Between Electronically Conductive Adhesive Formulations, Substrate and Filler Surface Properties, and Joint Performance. Part I: The Effects of Adhesive Thickness" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 18, pp. 1225-1244 (2004).

57. Gomatam, R. and Sancaktar, E., "Fatigue and Failure Behavior of Silver-Filled Electronically Conductive Adhesive Joints Subjected to Elevated Temperatures" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 18, pp. 849-881 (2004).

56. Gomatam, R. and Sancaktar, E., "Dynamic Fatigue and Failure Behavior of Silver-Filled Electronically Conductive Adhesive Joints at Ambient Environmental Conditions" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 18, pp. 731-750 (2004).

55. Sancaktar, E. and Garza-Lopez, T. E., "Evaluation of Pressure Sensitive Tape Adhesion and Backing Directionality by Excimer Laser Methods" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 18, pp. 69-86 (2004).

54. Lyuksyutov, S. F., Vaia, R. A., Paramonov, P. B., Juhl, S., Waterhouse, L., Ralich, R. M., Sigalov, G. and Sancaktar, E., "Electrostatic Nanolithography in Polymers Using Atomic Force Microscopy" Nature Materials 2, pp. 468-472 (2003).

53. Sancaktar, E. and Liu, C., "Use of Polymeric Emeraldine Salt for Conductive Adhesive Applications" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 17, pp. 1265-1282 (2003).

52. Ma, W., Gomatam, R. and Sancaktar, E., "A Novel Mathematical Procedure to Evaluate the Effects of Surface Topography on the Interfacial State of Stress. Part II. Verification of the Method for Scarf Interfaces" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 17, pp. 831-846 (2003).

51. Sancaktar, E. and Nirantar, P., "Increasing Strength of Single Lap Joints of Metal Adherends by Taper Minimization" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 17, pp. 655-675 (2003).

50. Sancaktar, E. and Khanolkar, A., "Effect of Interfacial Weight Loss by Silver Migration on the Pullout Strength of Silver Wire Embedded in an Adhesive Matrix" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 15, pp. 1221-1245 (2001).

49. Ma, W., Gomatam, R., Fong, R. and Sancaktar, E., "A Novel Mathematical Procedure to Evaluate the Effects of Surface Topography on the Interfacial State of Stress. Part I. Verification of the Method for Flat Surfaces" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 15, pp. 1533-1558 (2001).

48. Sancaktar, E., Gomatam, R., "A Study on the Effects of Surface Roughness on the Strength of Single Lap Joints" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 15, pp. 97-117 (2001).

47. Sancaktar, E. and Simmons, S. R., "Optimization of Adhesively Bonded Single Lap Joints by Adherend Notching" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 14, pp. 1363-1404 (2000).

46. Sancaktar, E. and Kumar, S., "Selective Use of Rubber Toughening to Optimize Lap Joint Strength" Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 14, pp. 1265-1296 (2000).

45. Yildirim, V., Sancaktar, E., "Linear Free Vibration Analysis of Cross-ply Laminated Cylindrical Helical Springs" International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 42, pp. 1153-1169 (2000).

Patents (Nbs.1-3 assigned to the Kendall Co. Boston, Massachusetts):

3. "Tapered Roofing Tape" United States Patent No. 4,965,119 Oct. 23, 1990.

2. "Tapered Roofing Membrane" United States Patent No. 4,910,059 March 20, 1990.

1. "Tapered Adhesive Tape" United States Patent No. 4,806,400 Feb. 21, 1989.

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