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Single Fiber Composites: A New Methodology for Determinig Interfacial Shear Strength

Published

Author(s)

Gale A. Holmes, Donald L. Hunston, Walter G. McDonough, R C. Peterson

Abstract

Two of the critical factors controlling the long-term performance and durability of composites in structural applications is the fiber-matrix interfacial shear strength (IFSS) and the durability of the fiber-matrix interface. The single fiber fragmentation test (SFFT) has been viewed by many as the best method for determining these parameters. Although the SFFT has been extensively researched, the micro-mechanics models used to obtain IFSS values are based on simplifying assumptions that are usually not realized under experimental conditions. Thus, results from this test often violate the known strength of the constituent materials. Therefore, a new test method is presented here that utilizes realistic assumptions.
Proceedings Title
Materials Society of Plastics Engineers, Annual Technical Conference | 58th | | Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)
Conference Dates
September 12-14, 2000
Conference Location
Orlando, FL
Conference Title
Technical Papers of the Annual Technical Conference-Society of Plastics Engineers Incorporated

Keywords

interfacial shear strength, model, single fiber fragmentation test

Citation

Holmes, G. , Hunston, D. , McDonough, W. and Peterson, R. (2000), Single Fiber Composites: A New Methodology for Determinig Interfacial Shear Strength, Materials Society of Plastics Engineers, Annual Technical Conference | 58th | | Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), Orlando, FL, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=851789 (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created September 1, 2000, Updated February 19, 2017