A Review on Mechanical and Acoustic Emission Behavior of Basalt Fiber Reinforced Composites


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Now a day’s eco-friendly natural fiber used as the reinforcement for the fabrication of the light weight, lower cost and biodegradable polymer matrix composites. One of such available natural reinforcement for the composite material is basalt fiber. The present paper gives a review on how the basalt fiber reinforced polymer matrix composite behave when they are adhesively, riveted and hybrid joined with other reinforcements such as aluminum, which is used for the particular or other applications and which joint gives better efficiency , suited for given application were discussed and the three joining techniques were investigated. Behavior of basalt fiber reinforced composites for the frequencies at which frequencies the failures like adhesive failure, light fiber tear, and mixed failure modes will occur. These three types of failure modes are investigated with the help of acoustic emission monitoring system.



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Swami Naidu Gurugubelli and K Siva Prasad




V. Vara Prasad and T. Eswara Rao, "A Review on Mechanical and Acoustic Emission Behavior of Basalt Fiber Reinforced Composites", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1148, pp. 37-42, 2018

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June 2018




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