Hygrothermal Charactrisation and DiffusionStudies on Glass Epoxy Composites

Srihari, Shylaja and Rao, RMVGK (1999) Hygrothermal Charactrisation and DiffusionStudies on Glass Epoxy Composites. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 18 (10). pp. 942-953. ISSN 0731-6844

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    Abstract

    Hygrothermal studies were carried out on a bidirectional (BID) glass fabric epoxy (LY 5052) composite specimens of Vf= 0.5 for three different cases of conditioning viz. 45°C/85% RH, 45°C/95% RH and 45°C/immersion (100% RH) until saturation was reached. Specimens of different test configurations [(Longitudinal Tensile (LT), Transverse Tensile (TT), Longitudinal Compression (LC), Transverse Compression (LC) and Inplane Shear (IPS)] were conditioned and their diffusion parameters estimated. Fickian diffusion behavior was, in general, observed for all these specimens.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Hygrothermal Charcterisation, Diffusion Studies on Glass Epoxy Composites
    Subjects: CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Composite Materials
    Division/Department: Fibre Reinforced Plastics Division, Fibre Reinforced Plastics Division
    Depositing User: Ms Indrani V
    Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2011 11:24
    Last Modified: 25 Jul 2011 11:24
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/9541

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