Accession Number : ADA302010

Title :   Investigation of Fiber Bridging in Double Cantilever Beam Specimens.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

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

Personal Author(s) : Johnson, W. S. ; Mangalgiri, P. D.

PDF Url : ADA302010

Report Date : APR 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : The purpose of this study is to (1) investigate ways of eliminating fiber bridging, or at least reducing its effect and (2) look for alternative ways to determine in situ mode I toughness values of matrix materials used in composite laminates subject to fiber bridging. (MM)

Descriptors :   *FIBERS, *FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITES, *MATRIX MATERIALS, *CANTILEVER BEAMS, CRACKING(FRACTURING), COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, TOUGHNESS, FRACTURE(MECHANICS), STRAIN RATE, DEFECTS(MATERIALS), ALUMINUM, BONDED JOINTS, PLASTIC PROPERTIES, EPOXY COMPOSITES, ADHESIVES, DELAMINATION, ADHESIVE BONDING.

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE