Un article paru dans la revue « Design and Modeling of Mechanical Systems » de mars 2015.
« Pipes and elbows are important components in any piping systems for transportation of water. These structures are subjected to complex loads taking into account their geometrical configuration and the multiplicity of the loading conditions in service. The origin of failure of these mechanical components is directly related to the presence of defects. The principal objective of this work is to analyze the severity of defects on high density poly-ethylene pipe widely used for water piping networks. »