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The Impact Compression Behaviors of Silica Nanoparticles—Epoxy Composites

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The compressive properties of epoxy with different silica nanoparticles (SiO2 nanoparticles) contents at quasi-static and high strain rates loading were investigated via experiment. This article evaluates the compressive failure behaviors and modes at different SiO2 nanoparticles contents and different strain rates. The results indicated that the stress strain curves were sensitive to strain rate, and the compressive failure stress of composites with various SiO2 nanoparticles contents increased with the strain rates, and it increased along with SiO2 nanoparticles contents and then declined. The compressive failure stress and the compressive failure modes of the composites were apparently different from the change of SiO2 nanoparticles contents.

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Ma, P. , Jiang, G. , Li, Y. and Zhong, W. (2015) The Impact Compression Behaviors of Silica Nanoparticles—Epoxy Composites. Journal of Textile Science and Technology, 1, 1-11. doi: 10.4236/jtst.2015.11001.

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