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Metallography and Microstructures

Edited by
George F. Vander Voort
George F. Vander Voort
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ASM International
Volume
9
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-177-1
Publication date:
2004
Book Chapter

Matrix Microstructure Analysis of Fiber-Reinforced Composites[1]

By
Brian S. Hayes
Brian S. Hayes
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Luther M. Gammon
Luther M. Gammon
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Published:
2004
Publication history
February 26, 2011

Abstract

Microstructural analysis of the composite matrix is necessary to understand the performance of the part and its long-term durability. This article focuses on the microstructural analysis of engineering thermoplastic-matrix composites and the influence of cooling rate and nucleation on the formation of spherulites in high-temperature thermoplastic-matrix carbon-fiber-reinforced composites. It also describes the microstructural analysis of a bio-based thermosetting-matrix natural fiber composite system.

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Brian S. Hayes, Luther M. Gammon, 2004. "Matrix Microstructure Analysis of Fiber-Reinforced Composites", Metallography and Microstructures, George F. Vander Voort

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