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Recent Developments in Durability Analysis of Composite Systems - H. Dardon

Recent Developments in Durability Analysis of Composite Systems

By: H. Dardon (Editor), H. Fukuda (Editor), K. L. Reifsnider (Editor), G. Verchery (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2000
ISBN: 9789058091031
Number Of Pages: 500

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These proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Developments in Durability Analysis of Composite Systems, Duracosys 99, held in Brussels in July 1999, follows 3 other conferences on the same subject, 1990, 1995 and 1997 and covers the general problem related to the damage initiation and development, the failure criteria and the specific aspects related to fatigue, creep behaviour, moisture diffusion, temperature variations, design elements and the problems of the joining systems. Experimental aspects and nondestructive techniques are also discussed.
The content of these proceedings will be very helpful for all those, from material scientists to design engineers, who need information on the long term behaviour and structural integrity of constructions where composite materials are used.

Prefacep. XI
Organisationp. XIII
Strength criteria and failure mechanisms
Progressive failure of 3D-stressed laminates: Multiple nonlinearity treated by the failure mode concept (FMC)p. 3
Failure mechanics of thin coatings under multiaxial loadingp. 29
Damage analysis
Modelling and computation until final fracture of laminate compositesp. 39
Kinetic modelling of weight changes during the isothermal oxidative ageing of bismaleimide matrixp. 49
Method for identification of elastic and damage properties of laminatesp. 55
Damage modeling of composites structures-viscoelastic effectsp. 63
Evolution of matrix cracking in cross-ply CFRP laminates: Differences between mechanical and thermal loadingsp. 69
Effects of microstructure on damage evolution, strain inhomogeneity, and fracture in a particulate compositep. 77
Fatigue behaviour
Fatigue in composite laminates -- A qualitative link from micromechanisms to fatigue life performancep. 87
Long term prediction of fatigue life for FRP joint systemsp. 101
Influence of fiber-matrix adhesion on the fatigue behavior of cross-ply glass-fiber epoxy compositesp. 109
Influence of quasi lifetime treatments on the static and fatigue durability of continuous glass fiber-reinforced polypropylenep. 113
Long term prediction of fatigue life of unidirectional CFRPp. 119
Fatigue behavior of single lap adhesive composite jointsp. 127
Fatigue damage in woven ceramic matrix compositesp. 133
Influence of environmental conditions (moisture-temperature)
Aging and long term behaviour of composite tubesp. 143
The influence of moisture on the physical aging response of epoxy: Experimental results and modeling considerationsp. 153
Interactions between moisture and flexural fatigue damage in unidirectional glass/epoxy compositesp. 159
Contribution to the durability analysis of a thick composite structure under complex mechanical and hygroscopic loadsp. 169
The damping and dynamic moduli of fibre reinforced polymer composites after exposure to hot, wet conditioningp. 179
Modeling of composite interfaces subjected to thermal stresses and physical agingp. 185
Accelerated evaluation of environmental ageing monitored by fatigue crack growth experimentsp. 195
Interphasial stress and strain fields in multi-phase particulates: Influence of moisture contentp. 203
Modeling of hygrothermal effects in composites and polymer adhesive systemsp. 211
Durability of adhesive joints subjected to elevated temperature agingp. 221
Strain rate and temperature effects in polymeric matrices for composite materialsp. 229
Fatigue life prediction of polymer composites with hysteretic heatingp. 237
Effect of marine exposure on weatherability of FRP laminatesp. 245
Accelerated marine aging of composites and composite/metal jointsp. 253
Thermal ageing effects on G[subscript IIC] interlaminar fracture mode response of 2-D compositesp. 259
Infrastructure applications
Durability of fiber reinforced composites in civil infrastructure: Issues, results and implicationsp. 267
Durability of reinforced concrete beams repaired by composites under creep and fatigue loadingp. 279
Experimental aspects
Performance of pultruded FRP reinforcements with embedded fiber optic sensorsp. 293
AE measurement in acid corrosionp. 303
Experimental characterization and analytical prediction of microscopic deformation in interlaminar-toughened laminates with transverse cracksp. 309
On the use of acoustic emission and scanning electron microscopy to investigate fatigue damage in plain-woven fabric compositesp. 319
Damage identification of composite material during stress rupture using acoustic emission techniquep. 325
High-frequency dielectric spectroscopy as NDE technique for adhesively bonded composites structuresp. 331
Influence of the shape of a striker on the mechanical responses of composite beamsp. 337
Experimental characterization of damage progress in high temperature CFRP laminatesp. 343
Initiation versus growth criteria for transverse matrix cracksp. 351
Viscoelasticity - Creep analysis
Assessment of time-temperature superposition principle as a basis for a long term behaviour prediction of CFRP under bending loadp. 357
Viscoelastic contact problems of fiber reinforced polymersp. 365
Creep and stress relaxation of composite cylindersp. 369
Study of the effect of fiber orientation on the nonlinear viscoelastic behaviour of continuous fiber polymer compositesp. 375
Curing conditions and sample preparation for the analysis of the transverse creep behaviour of unidirectional graphite-epoxy systemsp. 381
Applications
Durability assessment of polymeric composites for high speed civil transportp. 387
Investigation into honeycomb durability through an in-flight service evaluationp. 393
Durability of polymer matrix composites: Some remarks by the AMAC committee on durabilityp. 401
Chemical resistance of pultruded E-glass reinforced polyester compositesp. 405
Monitoring and modeling the durability of polymers used for composite offshore oil transportp. 413
Prediction of the buckling of thermoplastic structural elementsp. 421
Durability estimation of carbon/polytetrafluoroethylene composites for hydraulic downhole motorp. 429
Comparison of warp knitted and stitched non-crimp fabricsp. 435
Predicting the durability of PMR-15 composites aged at elevated temperaturesp. 441
Ultimate bearing capacity of cement composite sections under long term physico-chemical exposurep. 447
Hybrid composites with nonlinear behaviour for reinforcing of concretep. 451
Freeze-thaw durability of polymer matrix composites in infrastructurep. 457
Durability of titanium-graphite hybrid laminatesp. 465
Durability of stressed E glass fibre in alkaline mediump. 473
Author indexp. 477
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ISBN: 9789058091031
ISBN-10: 9058091031
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 500
Published: 1st January 2000
Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 2.69
Weight (kg): 1.07
Edition Number: 1

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