0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

The Effects of Ultrasonic Treatment on Fiber-Reinforced Composite Materials

[+] Author Affiliations
Chad Braver, Matthew Tumey, Adam Harlow, Qingyou Han

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Paper No. MSEC2009-84149, pp. 547-551; 5 pages
doi:10.1115/MSEC2009-84149
From:
  • ASME 2009 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference
  • ASME 2009 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Volume 1
  • West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, October 4–7, 2009
  • Conference Sponsors: Manufacturing Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4361-1 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3859-4
  • Copyright © 2009 by ASME

abstract

The mechanical properties of fiber-reinforced composite materials are highly dependent on proper saturation of the resin within the reinforcement fibers. The research evaluates the effect of ultrasonic treatment during composite curing, in an effort to increase interlaminar bonding strength, lower void content, and improve the matrices ability to transfer stresses to the reinforcement fiber. The testing methods that were performed evaluated the effects or the ultrasonic treatment on the specimen in three point bending, and shear between layers of the matrix. The mechanical properties and the microstructure of the test specimen are discussed.

Copyright © 2009 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In