Accession Number : ADA301848

Title :   Analytical Study of Effects of Surface and Environmental Thermal Properties on Moisture in Composites.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION HAMPTON VA LANGLEY RESEARCH CEN TER

Personal Author(s) : Tompkins, Stephen S.

PDF Url : ADA301848

Report Date : SEP 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : An analytical, parametric study has been made of the influence of surface and environmental thermal properties on the moisture absorption in fiber-reinforced polymeric-resin-matrix composite materials which have been subjected to convection and solar radiation.

Descriptors :   *FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITES, *MOISTURE CONTENT, THERMAL PROPERTIES, STEADY STATE, PARAMETRIC ANALYSIS, EXPOSURE(GENERAL), POLYMERS, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, MATRIX MATERIALS, LONG RANGE(TIME), SHORT RANGE(TIME), EMITTANCE, THERMAL ANALYSIS, ABSORPTION, SOLAR RADIATION, CONVECTION(HEAT TRANSFER), SURFACE TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, GRAPHITE EPOXY COMPOSITES, HEAT TRANSFER COEFFICIENTS.

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE