Accession Number : AD0763211

Title :   A Review of Controlling Constituent Properties as Related to the Strengthening of Graphite Fiber-Reinforced Aluminum and Magnesium Composites.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MATERIALS AND MECHANICS RESEARCH CENTER WATERTOWN MASS

Personal Author(s) : Grenis,Albert F.

Report Date : APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : TITUENT Properties as Related to the Strengthening of Graphite Fiber-Reinforced Aluminum and Magnesium Composites.Technical rept.,Grenis,Albert F. ;AMMRC-TR-73-19DA-1-T-062105-A-331(*composite materials, *carbon fibers), (*aluminum, composite materials), (*magnesium, composite materials), mechanical properties, statistical analysis, airframesmagnesium matrix composites, aluminum matrix composites, graphite reinforced composites, *fiber compositesAn important consideration for strengthening graphite fiber-reinforced materials involves the study of fiber content, fiber strength distribution, and fiber fracture characteristics within the matrix material. A review of controlling constituent properties as related to the strengthening of graphite fiber-reinforced aluminum and magnesium composites was made. The parameters of interest included weight fraction, volume fraction, density, stress, strain, modulus, and fiber strength distribution. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COMPOSITE MATERIALS, *CARBON FIBERS), (*ALUMINUM, COMPOSITE MATERIALS), (*MAGNESIUM, COMPOSITE MATERIALS), MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, AIRFRAMES

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE