Thomason, J.L. (2010) Interfacial strength in fibre reinforced thermoplastics. In: International Conference on Interfaces & Interphases in Multicomponent Materials (IIMM), 2010-09-01 - 2010-09-03, Sheffield.
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There has been a rapid growth in the development and application of fibre-reinforced thermoplastic polymer composites in recent years. Parallel to this growth has been the increasing recognition of the need to better understand and measure the micro-mechanical parameters which control the structure-property relationships in such composites. The properties of thermoplastic composites result from a combination of the fibre and matrix properties and the ability to transfer stresses across the fibre-matrix interphase. Optimization of the stress transfer capability of the fibre-matrix interphase region is critical to achieving the required performance level in thermoplastic matrix composites.
|Item type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)|
|Keywords:||fibre-reinforced thermoplastic, polymer composites, fibre–matrix interphase, shrinkage stress, compressive stress, residual stress, Mechanical engineering and machinery, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics of Materials, Polymers and Plastics, Ceramics and Composites|
|Subjects:||Technology > Mechanical engineering and machinery|
|Department:||Faculty of Engineering > Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering|
|Depositing user:||Ms Katrina May|
|Date Deposited:||30 Aug 2010 12:58|
|Last modified:||26 Mar 2015 18:28|
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