Thermomechanical Stress in the Evolution of Shear of Fiber-Matrix Interface Composite Material

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DOI: 10.4236/msa.2011.25051   PDF   HTML     4,220 Downloads   7,521 Views   Citations

Abstract

This work aims to describe the behavior of the interface using the method of load transfer between fiber and matrix in a composite material. Our contribution is to track the Evolution of the thermomechanical behavior by establishing a new mathematical model that describes the variation of shear stress along the interface. This model has been implemented in code in C++. The results revealed that the shear of the interface increases with temperature. This increase is partly due to the difference in expansion coefficient between fiber and matrix. The composite studied is T300/914; Carbon-Epoxy.

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D. Remaoun and A. Boutaous, "Thermomechanical Stress in the Evolution of Shear of Fiber-Matrix Interface Composite Material," Materials Sciences and Applications, Vol. 2 No. 5, 2011, pp. 399-403. doi: 10.4236/msa.2011.25051.

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