Accession Number:

ADA142807

Title:

Evaluation of a Vibration Technique for Detection of Barely-Visible Impact-Damage in Composites

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.

Corporate Author:

AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH LABS MELBOURNE (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

A vibration analysis technique has been used for nondestructive evaluation of the integrity of fiber composite components which contain barely- visual impact-damage. A description of the method and the associated problems is presented together with the results of laboratory tests.

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Acoustics
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE