Accession Number : ADA305785

Title :   Scanning Electron Microscopy of Fracture Surfaces of Carbon Composite Materials.

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AEROSPACE LAB AMSTERDAM (NETHERLANDS)

Personal Author(s) : Hart, W. G.

PDF Url : ADA305785

Report Date : MAR 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 34

Abstract : A microscopic study has been performed on carbon composite fracture surfaces, using the Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM). It appears that the SEM is a useful tool to examine the fracture surface characteristics of composite materials failing under different loading conditions. (MM)

Descriptors :   *SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPES, *FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITES, *CARBON FIBERS, *FRACTURE(MECHANICS), SURFACE ANALYSIS, NETHERLANDS, COMPOSITE MATERIALS, COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, STRENGTH(MECHANICS), FATIGUE(MECHANICS), FAILURE(MECHANICS), PLASTICS, SHEAR STRENGTH.

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE