Accession Number:

ADA429051

Title:

Cohesive Zone Model Approach to Multiscale Modeling of Nanotube Reinforced Composites

Descriptive Note:

Progress rept. Apr-Aug 2004

Corporate Author:

FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIV TALLAHASSEE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2004-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

Our primary focus in this to apply the concept of cohesive zone models to link atomistic effect within a continuum based multi-scale model. We have used this approach to consider the effect of interfaces in carbon nanotubes on the properties of CNT based polymer matrix composites.

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE