The role of fibre alignment in the axial compressive failure of carbon-fibre polymer composites

The axial compressive strength of long-carbon fibre reinforced polymer matrix composites is known to be much lower (60% or less) than the tensile strength. The poor compressive strength is strongly associated with fibre misalignments which inevitably occur during the manufacturing process. Therefore...

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Main Author: Creighton, C.
Published: University of Cambridge 2000
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