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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780276
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
...Abstract Abstract This article briefly reviews abrasive and adhesive wear failure of reinforced polymers and polymer composites, namely particulate-filled polymers, short-fiber-reinforced polymers, polymers with continuous fibers, and mixed reinforcements and fabrics. It includes scanning...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... and stiffness, among other properties, in preferred directions and locations. This chapter discusses the processes and procedures used in the production of fiber-reinforced aluminum and titanium metal-matrix composites. It explains how the length and orientation of reinforcing fibers affect the properties...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030211
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
...)202:5<734::AID-MACP734>3.0.CO;2-0 5. Cao J. and Chen L. , Effect of Thermal Cycling on Carbon Fiber-Reinforced PPS Composites , Polym. Compos. , Vol 26 , 2005 , p 713 – 716 10.1002/pc.20148 6. Williams G.I. and Wool R.P. , Composites from Natural...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030245
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... quenching of the metal alloy, resulting in changes in microstructure and properties. Composite conductivity, however, is not as homogeneous as in metals. In carbon-fiber-reinforced composites, the fibers are electrically conductive, but these are surrounded by an electrically insulating polymer matrix...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... can result either during fabrication or in service. Even a very small crack can quickly grow to critical size, leading to sudden failure. While reinforcements such as fibers, whiskers, or particles are used to strengthen polymer- and metal-matrix composites, reinforcements in ceramic-matrix...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.t69870325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7
... with accumulated cycles of fully reversed fatigue loading of specimen TCH. Source: Ref 12.9 Fig. 12.43 Total lifetime hysteresis energy dissipation as function of cycles to failure in fully reversed fatigue loading. Source: Ref 12.9 Fig. 12.51 Various forms of fiber-reinforced composites...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tt2.t51060239
EISBN: 978-1-62708-355-3
... (including fiber-reinforced polymer, or FRP composites). An excellent source for an in-depth coverage of material properties at low temperatures is Ref 2 . Metals Ceramics Polymers and Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites Tensile and compression tests produce engineering data but also...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... a vehicle, the more fuel efficiency is achieved. Ferrous alloys include all grades of steels and cast irons; nonferrous light alloys include aluminum and magnesium alloys. Nonmetallic lightweight materials are made of polymers and fiber reinforced polymer composites. The nonferrous and nonmetallic...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
...-reinforced polymeric composites: A single, small area, such as the fracture origin in a composite laminate. The feature can be a small zone that requires several sections for a broader sampling. Dispersed particles, polymer phases, and short fibers embedded in a matrix or adhesive. A common feature...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.9781627083492
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... is becoming more popular due to their high strength-to-weight ratio combined with easy manufacturing methods. Fiber-reinforced polymeric-matrix composites consist of reinforcing fibers and a polymer resin. The fibers are considered as the principal load-carrying constituent of the composite, while the role...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870285
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
.... , 1998 • Jang B.Z. , Advanced Polymer Composites: Principles and Applications , ASM International , 1994 • Mallick P.K. , Fiber-Reinforced Composites: Materials, Manufacturing, and Design , 2nd ed. , Marcel Dekker , 1993 • Pistole R.D. , Compression Molding...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... of the reinforcing fibers. Properties that do not benefit from this reinforcement (at least for polymer matrix composites) are comparatively low in strength and stiffness—for example, the through-the-thickness tensile strength where the relatively weak matrix is loaded rather than the high-strength fibers. Figure...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870573
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... extremely high processing temperatures compared to polymer or even metal matrix composites, ceramic matrix composites are difficult and expensive to fabricate. Reinforcements for ceramic matrix composites are usually carbon, oxide, or nonoxide ceramic fibers, whiskers, or particulates. Carbon fiber...
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By M. B. Kasen
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 1983
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mlt.t62860413
EISBN: 978-1-62708-348-5
...-Fabric and Random-Mat Composites Strength Properties Elastic Properties Thermal Properties Electrical Properties 12.4.3 Uniaxial Fiber-Reinforced Composites 12.5.1 General 12.5.2 Joining Techniques—Room Temperature Experience 12.5.3 Cryogenic Experience 12.5.4 Summary...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030089
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... optical microscopy. bright-field illumination contrast microscopy dark-field illumination fiber-reinforced polymer-matrix composites fluorescence microscopy Interference microscopy macrophotography polarized-light microscopy reflected-light microscopy When viewing a polished fiber...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... of the reinforcing fibers. Properties that do not benefit from this reinforcement, at least for polymer-matrix composites, are comparatively low in strength and stiffness. An example is the through-thickness tensile strength, where the relatively weak matrix is loaded rather than the high-strength fibers. The low...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... as production equipment and product forms, and include guidelines for optimizing tradeoffs when selecting fibers, resins, and production techniques. composite forms composite processing polymer-matrix composites reinforcement materials THE ADVANTAGES OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPOSITES are many...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030177
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... toughening double-pass impregnation fracture toughness single-pass impregnation thermoset-matrix composites toughening The performance of fiber-reinforced composite systems has evolved in response to new applications and designs. While there have been advances in fiber technology, the majority...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ems.t53730115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-283-9
.... Most of the polymers used for matrix materials have moduli of 2 to 3 GPa (290 to 435 ksi) and tensile strengths in the range of 35 to 70 MPa (5 to 10 ksi). Fiber reinforcements include glass, boron, aramid fiber, and carbon. Properties of some epoxy matrix composite systems are given in Table 10.1...