Gopalan, R and Dattaguru, B (1989) Effects of hygrothermal on the mechanical properties of advanced fibre hybrid composites. In: 7th International Conference on Composite Materials, Nov 1989, Guanghou, China.Full text not available from this repository.
Hygrothermal effects on neat resin and advanced composites with simple (Carbon, Kevlar) and hybrid (Carbon/Kevlar) fibers were studied before and after exposure to water immersion at 343 K for 800 hours. The degradation in the mechanical properties and the change in failure process were determined. A torsional test rig was used to determine the hygrothermal effects on neat resin. Acoustic emission and SEM techniques were employed to study the failure process. The experimental investigations revealed a significant change in the failure process in the composites in addition to the degradation in the mechanical properties, due to hygrothermal effects.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Failure analysis;Fiber composites;Hydrothermal stress analysis;Hygral properties;Mechanical properties;Resin matrix composities;Acoustic emission; Photomicrographs; Torsion;Water immersion|
|Subjects:||CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Composite Materials|
|Division/Department:||Advanced Composites Division, Other|
|Depositing User:||shankar sk nadoor|
|Date Deposited:||18 Oct 2006|
|Last Modified:||24 May 2010 09:52|
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