An Investigation of Damage Initiation in Woven Graphite Fiber/Polyimide Composites Subjected to Shear

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M. S. Kumosa, "An Investigation of Damage Initiation in Woven Graphite Fiber/Polyimide Composites Subjected to Shear ", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 251-252, pp. 447-456, 2003

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[1] K. Searles, G. Odegard, M. Kumosa and M. Castelli, Failure Investigation of Graphite/Polyimide Fabric Composites at Room and Elevated Temperatures using the Biaxial Iosipescu Test, J. Composite Materials, Vol. 33, No. 22, pp.2038-2079, (1999).

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/002199839903302201

[2] G. Odegard, K. Searles and M. Kumosa, Nonlinear Analysis of Woven FabricReinforced Graphite/PMR-15 Composites under Shear-Dominated Biaxial Loads. Mechanics of Composite Materials and Structures, Vol. 7 (2000) pp.129-152.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/107594100305348

[3] G. Odegard, D. Armentrout, K. Searles, L. Kumosa, J. K. Sutter and M. Kumosa, Failure Analysis of ±45° Off-Axis Woven Fabric Composite Specimens, Journal of Composites Technology & Research, Vol. 23, No. 3, (2001) pp.205-224.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1520/ctr10555j

[4] M. Kumosa, G. Odegard, D. Armentrout, L. Kumosa, K. Searles and J. K. Sutter, Comparison of the ±45° Off-Axis and Iosipescu Shear Tests for Woven Fabric Composite Materials, J. Composites Technology & Research, Vol. 24, No. 1 (2002) pp.3-16.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1520/ctr10892j

[5] M. Gentz, D. Armentrout, P. Rupnowski, L. Kumosa, J. K. Sutter and M. Kumosa, Mechanical Behavior of a Woven Graphite/PMR-15 Composite at Room and Elevated Temperatures Determined from the ±45° Tensile and Iosipescu Shear Tests, Composite Technology & Research, Vol. 25 (2003).

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1520/ctr11001j

[6] M. Gentz, D. Armentrout, P. Rupnowski, L. Kumosa, E. Shin, J.K. Sutter and M. Kumosa, In-Plane Shear Testing of Medium and High Modulus Woven Graphite Fiber Reinforced/Polyimide Composites, Composites Science and Technology, in press, (2003).

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0266-3538(03)00260-4

[7] B. Benedikt, M. Kumosa, P.K. Predecki, L. Kumosa, M.G. Castelli and J.K. Sutter, An Analysis of Residual Thermal Stresses in a Unidirectional Graphite/PMR-15 Composite Based on the X-ray Diffraction Measurements, Composites Science and Technology, Vol. 61, No. 14 (2001).

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0266-3538(01)00060-4

[8] B. Benedikt, P. Predecki, L. Kumosa, D. Armentrout, J. K. Sutter and M. Kumosa, The Use of X-Ray Diffraction Measurements to Determine the Effect of Bending Loads on Internal Stresses in Aluminum Inclusions Embedded in a Unidirectional Carbon-Fiber/PMR15 Composite, Composites Science and Technology, Vol. 61, No. 14 (2001).

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0266-3538(01)00105-1

[9] B. Benedikt, P. Rupnowski, L. Kumosa, J. K. Sutter, P.K. Predecki and M. Kumosa, Determination of Interlaminar Residual Thermal Stresses in a Woven 8HS Graphite/PMR15 Composite Using X-Ray Diffraction Measurements, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Vol. 9 (2002).

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15376490290097026

[10] B. Benedikt, P. Rupnowski and M. Kumosa, Visco-Elastic Stress Distributions and Elastic Properties in Unidirectional Graphite/Polyimide Composites with Large Volume Fractions of Fibers, Acta Materialia, (2003) in press.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/s1359-6454(03)00168-x

[11] P. Rupnowski and M. Kumosa, Meso- and Micro-Stress Analyses in an 8HS Graphite/Polyimide Woven Composite Subjected to Biaxial In-Plane Loads at Room Temperature, Composites Science and Technology, Vol. 63, No. 6 (2003) pp.785-799.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0266-3538(02)00315-9

[12] K. Searles, G. Odegard and M. Kumosa, The Effect of Eccentric Loads on the Macroscopic Strain and Stress Distributions in Woven Fabric Composite Iosipescu Specimens, Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 36, No. 5 (2002) pp.571-588.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998302036005585

[13] K. Searles, G. Odegard and M. Kumosa, Micro- and Mesomechanics of 8-Harness Satin Woven Fabric Composites, Composites: Part A, Vol. 32 (2001) PP. 1627-1655.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/s1359-835x(00)00181-0

[14] G. Odegard, K. Searles and M. Kumosa, A Continuum Elastic-Plastic Model for Woven Fabric/Polymer Matrix Composite Materials under Biaxial Stresses, Composites Science and Technology, Vol. 61 (2001) pp.2501-2510.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0266-3538(01)00168-3

[15] B. Benedikt, M. Gentz, L. Kumosa, P. Rupnowski, P.K. Predecki, J.K. Sutter and M. Kumosa, X-Ray Diffraction Experiments on Aged Graphite Fiber/Polyimide Composites with Embedded Aluminum Inclusions, Composites: Part A, submitted, (2003).

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2004.02.008