Accession Number : ADA306656

Title :   Micro-Macro Studies of FRC Materials.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Sep 86-Dec 92,

Corporate Author : NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL STATE UNIV GREENSBORO DEPT OF MECHA NICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Avva, V. S.

PDF Url : ADA306656

Report Date : 10 MAR 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : The following is a brief summary of (a) undergraduate and graduate students, supporting staff, and faculty that were involved in the research activities undertaken during the course of funding made available by the Department of Navy, Office of Naval Research. Further, a brief technical description of areas that was addressed by the staff in the ONR/URIP is also given here: Program Staff Statistics - (a) Total Number of Faculty Involved : 11., (b) Total Number of M.S Students Trained: 15., (c) Total Number of 13.5 Students Trained: 11,, (d) Total Number of Publications by Faculty: 43, Major Technical Areas of Work - (a) Micro-mechanics and transverse tensile strength determinations with and without low temp. plasma treatments., (b) Evaluation of transverse mechanical properties of unidirectional composites using micromechanics finite element model,, (c) Studies based on molecular dynamics computer simulations and effect of low temperature plasma treatments of the surface of carbon fiber, and (d) Analytical study on the stress analysis of filament wound composite cylinder. p2

Descriptors :   *COMPOSITE MATERIALS, *FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITES, *CARBON FIBERS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, LOW TEMPERATURE, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, FILAMENT WOUND CONSTRUCTION, DYNAMICS, NAVY, PLASMAS(PHYSICS), FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, HEAT TREATMENT, CYLINDRICAL BODIES, MICROMECHANICS, MOLECULAR PROPERTIES, TRANSVERSE, UNIDIRECTIONAL.

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE