Accession Number : ADA257459


Title :   A Probabilistic Method to Establish the Reliability of Carbon-Carbon Rocket Motor Nozzles. Volume 1. Experimental Determination of Mechanical Properties for a Carbon-Carbon Composite


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 May 1987-30 Jun 1991


Corporate Author : VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INST AND STATE UNIV BLACKSBURG DEPT OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE AND MECHANICS


Personal Author(s) : Heller, R A ; Thangjitham, S ; Rantis, T ; Heller, T G


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a257459.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 75


Abstract : Mechanical property characterization experiments have been carried out on a 2-D, woven, carbon-carbon composite. These were followed by tests to determine statistical variability and size effects. Tension, compression, in plane and interlaminar shear tests, unnotched and notched four point beam and plate (with and without holes) tests were performed. Weibull distribution parameters are reported.


Descriptors :   *MECHANICAL PROPERTIES , *CARBON CARBON COMPOSITES , COMPRESSION , TWO DIMENSIONAL , PROBABILITY , MATRIX MATERIALS , FAILURE(MECHANICS) , ROCKET NOZZLES , SHEAR TESTS , COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES , TENSION , RELIABILITY , MODULUS OF ELASTICITY , COMPOSITE MATERIALS , STRESS STRAIN RELATIONS


Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE