Analysis of the Axial Tensile Properties of Multidirectional Filament Wound Tubes
This paper studied the axial tensile properties of the multidirectional filament wound tubes (MFWT) both theoretically and experimentally. Based on the Classical Laminate Theory, the mechanical analysis model of the tubes was established and implemented by the program of Matlab language, from which the axial tensile strength was predicted. Then the specimens with different parameters were fabricated and tested under axial tensile load respectively. The theoretical model met the experimental results well. Furthermore, the test results, the stress-strain curve and the failure form were analyzed, which showed that the axial properties of the MFWT were obviously strengthened with the incorporation of the axial reinforcement.
Yingxue Yao, Xipeng Xu and Dunwen Zuo
X. Xie et al., "Analysis of the Axial Tensile Properties of Multidirectional Filament Wound Tubes", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 375-376, pp. 107-112, 2008