Accession Number : AD0848102

Title :   Evaluation of Test Techniques for Advanced Composite Materials.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept., 10 Jul 67-30 Mar 68,

Corporate Author : AVCO GOVERNMENT PRODUCTS GROUP WILMINGTON MA AVCO SPACE SYSTEMS DIV

Personal Author(s) : Lenoe, E. M.

Report Date : JUN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 169

Abstract : The report presents a review of tests techniques for plastic and metal matrix advanced composites. The techniques reviewed include tension, flexure, compression, and shear testing of flat laminates at room temperature. A description of the nondestructive test techniques and physical properties evaluation methods are included. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIRFRAMES, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES), (*COMPOSITE MATERIALS, TEST METHODS), WHISKERS(CRYSTALS), BORON, ALUMINUM, GLASS TEXTILES, EPOXY RESINS, TENSILE PROPERTIES, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, STRESSES, STRAIN(MECHANICS), SHEAR STRESSES, LAMINATED PLASTICS, NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING.

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Laminates and Composite Materials
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE