An Experimental Study of Dropped Ply Region in Composite

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A micro mechanical study of Carbon/Epoxy composites with internally dropped plies has been made using micro-moiré interferometry. The experimental results show that there is a stress concentration region before the dropped ply. Micro cracks were initiated and propagated in this region. Two failure mechanisms in the dropped ply region were observed.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 326-328)

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Soon-Bok Lee and Yun-Jae Kim

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1769-1772

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C. W. Zhao and Y. M. Xing, "An Experimental Study of Dropped Ply Region in Composite", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 326-328, pp. 1769-1772, 2006

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December 2006

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