3D Braided Material Based on Space Group R3 Symmetry


A unit cell geometrical structure was found with the use of symmetry operations corresponding to the point group C3. Based on the symmetry of space group R3, a 3D braided geometrical structure was obtained by transforming the unit-cell. The features corresponding to this braided structure were studied. The fiber volume percentage and variational tendencies of the material were predicted by establishing a geometric model.

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W. Ma and D. Yin, "3D Braided Material Based on Space Group R3 Symmetry," Materials Sciences and Applications, Vol. 4 No. 12, 2013, pp. 773-779. doi: 10.4236/msa.2013.412098.

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