ISBN-10:
1566764335
ISBN-13:
9781566764339
Pub. Date:
12/04/1996
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Experimental Characterization of Advanced Composite Materials / Edition 2

Experimental Characterization of Advanced Composite Materials / Edition 2

by Leif A. Carlsson, R. Byron Pipes

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Overview

This is the only unified guide and reference to the experimental characterization of advanced composite materials. It covers concisely and systematically the experimental determination of basic elastic, strength and fracture properties of composites.

Included are step-by-step procedures for materials processing, specimen manufacturing and instrumentation, test methods and data reduction methods.

More than 130 schematics and photographs illustrate materials and test methods. An introductory chapter provides a theoretical foundation for the various aspects of experimental characterization covered. Numerous actual stress-strain curves and test results are included for illustration and comparison.

The authors are recognized as leading authorities and educators in this field whose many prior publications comprise an important contribution to the knowledge base of advanced composite materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781566764339
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/04/1996
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Each Chapter ends with References.

Introduction Analysis of Composite Materials Constitutive Relations Micromechanics Laminated Plate Theory St. Venant's Principle and End Effects in Composites Lamina and Laminate Strength Analysis Fracture Mechanics Concepts Strength of Notched Composite Laminates Processing of Composite Laminates Processing of Thermoset Prepregs Processing of Thermoplastic Prepregs Bonding of End Tabs, Specimen Preparation, and Measurements of Deformation Bonding of End-Tabs Hole Drilling in Composite Laminates Hinge Attachment for DCB and MMB Specimen Specimen Conditioning Strain and Displacement Measurement Determination of Fiber Volume Fraction Chemical Matrix Digestion Procedure Photomicrographic Procedure Lamina Tensile Response Specimen Preparation Tensile Test Procedure Data Reduction Lamina Shear Response ns Tension Test Iosepescu Shear Test Lamina Compressive Response Compression Test Fixture Compression Test Procedure Data Reduction Lamina Thermoelastic Response Temperature Gage Sensing System Temperature Compensation Measurement of Thermal Expansion Data Reduction Lamina Flexure Response Specimen Preparation and Flexure Test Procedure Data Reduction Lamina Off-Axis Tensile Response Shear Coupling Off-Axis Tensile Strength Off-Axis Tensile Test Procedure Data Reduction Laminate Tensile Response Laminate Strength Analysis Test Specimen Preparation Tensile Test Procedure Data Reduction Analysis of Tensile Response Laminate Thermoelastic Response Preparation of Test Specimens and Measurement of Thermal Expansion Data Reduction Analysis of Thermoelastic Response Open Hole Tensile Strength of Laminates Point and Average Stress Criteria Test Specimen Preparation Tensile Test Procedure and Data Reduction Characterization of Delamination Failure Double Cantilever Beam (DCB) Specimen End-Notched Flexure (ENF) Specimen Mixed Mode Bending (MMB) Specimen Appendices A. Compliance and Stiffness Transformations and Matrix Operations B. Preparation of Test Specimens and Panels C. Apparent Flexural Modulus for Beam and Unequal Tension and Compression Moduli D. Correction Factors for Off-Axis Tension Test E. Unit Conversions Index,

4 Tables, 132 Figures

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