This article attempts to review the progress achieved in the understanding of scaling and size effect in the failure of structures. Particular emphasis is placed on quasi brittle materials for which the size etTect is important and complicated. After reflections on the long history of size effect studies, attention is focused on three main types of size… (More)
Butyl 2-cyanoacrylate was placed on the oval and round window of the ear of the chinchilla and was also used as an adhesive for myringoplasty with autogenous muscle fascia. Butyl 2-cyanoacrylate was found to be difficult to manipulate and moderately toxic to the middle ear; there were occasional significant reactions in the inner ear.