Accession Number:

AD0840592

Title:

TRANSVERSE PROPERTIES OF FIBROUS COMPOSITES

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MONSANTO RESEARCH CORP ST LOUIS MO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

The transverse stiffness and strength of unidirectional fiber- reinforced composites were calculated by using the finite-element method and the von Mises-Hencky criterion. Both the square and hexagonal arrays were considered for the fiber configuration. The conditions of perfect bonding and total debonding were included in the strength calculations. Experimental work was also conducted on boron-aluminum and stainless steel-aluminum composites. The transverse properties of such systems were measured as functions of fiber volume content. The theoretical results were compared with the experimental data of metal-matrix composites and glass-epoxy composites.

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE