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Composite strength statistics from fiber strength statistics

Eric P. Johnson

Composite strength statistics from fiber strength statistics

by Eric P. Johnson

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from the National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


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Utilization of composites in critical design applications requires an extensive engineering experience data base which is generally lacking, especially for rapidly developing constituent fibers. As a supplement, an accurate reliability theory can be applied in design. This investigation is a part of a research effort to develop a probabilistic model of composite reliability capable of using data produced in small laboratory test samples to predict the behavior of large structures with respect to their actual dimensions. This work included testing of composite strength which was then used in exploring the methodology of predicting composite reliability from the parent single filament fiber strength statistics. This required testing of a coordinate set of test samples which consisted of a composite and its parent fibers. Previously collected fiber strength statistics from two different production spools were used in conjunction with the current effort. This investigation established that, for a well made composite, the Local Load Sharing Model of reliability prediction exhibited outstanding correlation with experimental data and was sufficiently sensitive to predict deficient composite strength due to a specific fiber spool with an abnormally weak lower tail. In addition, it provided an upper bound on the composite reliability. This investigation is unique in that is used a coordinate set of data with an unambiguous genesis of parent fiber and subsequent composite. The findings of this investigation are also definitive in that six orders of extrapolation of size in reliability prediction has been verified.

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ContributionsWu, Edward M.
The Physical Object
Pagination101 p. ;
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25511863M

A consistent basis for statistically reducing fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite material property test data for load and resistance factor design (LRFD) of composite structures is developed in this paper. A two-parameter Weibull probability distribution is recommended for modeling both strength . relates the compressive strength of glass fiber face sheets to the flexural strength of the sandwich panel. Zodiac does not currently have data on the compressive strength of the face sheets, so testing was performed to find this property. Asymmetric panels (n:n+1 plies) were designed to ensure a compressive failure in a four-point bend : Nicholas Bruffey, William Shiu.

  The global market for carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites had a value of some billion U.S. dollars in It is forecast to increase to . Among the most common properties reported for fiber-reinforced polymers are those obtained from tensile testing of a unidirectional (UD) composite in the fiber direction. These properties include modulus of elasticity, Poisson’s ratio, tensile strength, and ultimate tensile strain.

Strength Characterization of E-glass Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composites with Filler Materials K. Devendra, T. Rangaswamy DOI: /jmmce 9, Downlo Views Citations. @article{osti_, title = {EFFECTS OF HETEROGENEITY ON THE STRENGTH OF 3D COMPOSITES}, author = {MAHESH, M and BEYERLEIN, I and PHOENIX, S}, abstractNote = {Monte Carlo simulation interpreted with theoretical modeling is used to study the statistical failure modes in unidirectional composites consisting of a hexagonal array of elastic fibers embedded in an elastic .


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This work included testing of composite strength which was then used in exploring the methodology of predicting composite reliability from the parent single filament fiber strength statistics.

This required testing of a coordinate set of test samples which consisted of a composite Pages: The simulation shows that Weibull of Weibull (WOW) statistics considering the fiber-to-fiber strength variation is appropriate for predicting the present composite failure, rather than a.

The interfacial shear strength, τ, is commonly determined from the following Kelly–Tyson equation: (1) τ=σ f l c d f 2l c where σ f l c is the fiber strength at the critical fiber length, l Cited by: Fiber strength statistics is found to have an effect on composite mechanical properties.

The results further indicate that the use of the power-law model is relatively efficient for modeling purposes in comparison to the linear-law model, which could be attributed to fiber diameter by: 9.

The interaction of stress distribution with these factors also plays a key role. As a result, fiber composite strength is a random quantity, governed by the statistics of fiber strength and the probability of defects accumulating, formation of a critical crack, and its propagation under an increasing axial tensile by: Predicted strength increases from fiber reinforcement using a theoretical model based on a statistical theory of strength for composites agree reasonably well with measured values.

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Fiber orientation is one of the major factors that determines the mechanical (elastic) strength as well as the stiffness of a molded part.

Theories have been developed to predict the mechanical properties of short fiber composites once the fiber orientation distribution in the parts is known.

If the tensile strength of the carbon fibers of the 64 percent carbon-fiber-epoxy composite material of Prob. is × 10 6 psi and that of the epoxy resin × 10 3 psi, calculate the strength of the composite material in Size: KB. A Detailed Examination of the Translation Efficiency of Fiber Strength into Composite Strength 18 August | Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol.

14, No. 1 Acoustic emission data on delayed damage processes in the vicinity of defects in fibre-reinforced plasticsCited by: • fiber strength as a statistical variable • inconsistency in Weibull distribution parameters • modified Weibull distribution • example 1: glass fibers • example 2: flax fibers • tensile strength of fiber-reinforced composite.

A statistical theory of strength for fiber reinforced concrete, Author(s) Naaman, Antoine E. DownloadFull printable version (Mb) Other Contributors. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Civil Engineering. Statistics. OA Statistics Statistics by Country Statistics Cited by: This study demonstrates the effect of weak-link scaling on the tensile strength of bamboo fibers.

The proposed model considers the random nature of fiber strength, which is reflected by using a two-parameter Weibull distribution function. Tension tests were performed on samples that could be scaled in length.

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Service (NTIS), Springfield, Virginia U.S. Department of Transportation. Federal Aviation Administration. Figure a) Composite stress-strain behavior when fiber and matrix fail at the same strain, b) the fracture strength of the composite as predicted by the rule-of-mixtures.

In this example both the fiber and matrix fail by brittle fracture simultaneously. The fiber by itself would fail ats fu and the matrix without fibers would fail at s mu.

Okabe, T., Takeda, N.: Estimation of strength distribution for a fiber embedded in a single-fiber composite: experiments and statistical simulation based on the elasto-plastic shear-lag approach. Composites Science and Technol – () CrossRef Google ScholarAuthor: Fang Wang, Xiang-guo Zeng.

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Recent advances in understanding the statistical fragmentation process of a fiber in a single filament composite have also been a key in understanding the failure process in fiber-reinforced ceramics, especially the strength distribution and size : S.

L. Phoenix, M. Ibnabdeljalil, C.-Y. Hui.The article "Properties of Waste Silk Shod Fiber/Cellulose Green Composite Films". of Composite Materials, ) reported that for a sample of 10 specimens with 2% fiber content, the sample mean tensile strength (MPa) was and the sample standard deviation was Suppose the true average strength for 0% fibers (pure cellulose %(17).