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This proposal aims to investigate the way that platlets and the cells present in blood interact with a biomaterial, known as chitosan, which is a bioploymer sourced from the shellfish industry and is made up from a well known sugar, glucosamine.
The aim of this work is to identify the factors responsible for the emerging problem of catastrophic stress corrosion cracking failure of rock bolts in underground mines and to develop strategies for resisting rock bolt failure. The work is of very su...