Composites Evaluation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780408025690, 9781483140476

Composites Evaluation

1st Edition

Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Testing, Evaluation and Quality Control of Composites-TEQC 87

Editors: J. Herriot
eBook ISBN: 9781483140476
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 8th October 1987
Page Count: 242
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Composites Evaluation contains the proceedings of the Second International Conference on Testing, Evaluation and Quality Control of Composites-TEQC 87, held at the University of Surrey, UK on September 22-24, 1987. The papers review the physical and chemical properties of composites and the testing and evaluation of these materials. This monograph is comprised of 29 chapters split into nine sections, organized around the themes of nondestructive testing, fatigue testing, impact testing, processing-property relationships, acoustic emission, fracture, mechanical tests, and specialized test equipment and assessment of in-service behavior. The first chapter deals with the nondestructive testing of welds in continuous carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastics, while the second focuses on the use of an automated coin-tap technique for the nondestructive testing of composite structures. The chapters that follow explore hysteresis measurement for obtaining characteristic quantities during dynamic fatigue; real-time recording of impact experiments on composite laminates; the use of statistical methods for determining design data for advanced composite materials; and the strain dependence of elastic modulus in unidirectional composites. The final chapter describes a methodical approach for studying and predicting polymer fiber composite serviceability influenced by cold climate factors. This text will appeal to mechanical and structural engineers as well as materials scientists and technologists.

Table of Contents

Introduction Session 1: Nondestructive Testing The Non-destructive Testing of Welds in Continuous Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics An Automated Coin-Tap Technique for the Non-destructive Testing of Composite Structures Application of X-ray Tomography in the Non-destructive Testing of Fiber-Reinforced Plastics NDE of Moisture Absorption in Composites Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Session 2: Fatigue Testing Hysteresis Measurement for Obtaining Characteristic Quantities during Dynamic Fatigue Fatigue Testing of Multi-angle Laminates of CF/PEEK Static and Fatigue Tests on Plain Woven Glass Fiber Cloth FRP under bi-Axial Tension-Torsion Loading Session 3: Impact Testing Real-time Recording of Impact Experiments on Composite Laminates Is Absorbed Energy a Test Independent Parameter for Damage and Residual Strength after Impact Impact Behavior of CFRP Composites of Different Stacking Geometry Session 4: Processing-Property Relationships Processing-Property Characteristics for Long Glass Fiber Reinforced Polyamide Design, Fabrication and Properties of Composites with Multi-layered and 3-D Glass Fabric Reinforcement A Review of Statistical Methods for the Determination of Design Data for Advanced Composite Materials Session 5: Acoustic Emission In Situ Radiography as a Means of Calibrating Acoustic Emission Acoustic Emission Source Location in Bidirectionally Reinforced Composites, Part 2: Wavefront Profile and Elastic Modulus Correlation Session 6: Nondestructive Testing Non-destructive Evaluation of Matrix Cracks in Fiber-Reinforced-Composites by Leaky Lamb Waves Measurement of Residual Stresses in Carbon Fiber/Resin Composite Materials Using X-ray Diffraction The Preparation of IQI and Exposure for FRP Internal Stresses Measured by Neutron Diffraction in Metal Matrix Composites Exposed to Thermal Treatments Session 7: Fracture On the Dama


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