Impact Resistance of Composite Materials under Biaxial Preloading

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The first aim of this study is to analyze the impact behavior of pre-loaded composite. Indeed, a bi-axial load is applied to the composite specimen, in order to keep in touch with a real case of composite fuselage. Then, this pre-loaded specimen is impacted by a pendulum. The used energy and velocity are weak in order to be in the case of low-energy and low-velocity impact. The second aim of this study is to develop and design a pendulum device to be integrated to the bi-axial fatigue loading. Moreover, two Non Destructive Inspections (Sonoscan and InfraRed Thermography) is used in order to establish links between pre-load and induced impact damage.

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Moussa Karama

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39-48

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.482.39

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C. Garnier et al., "Impact Resistance of Composite Materials under Biaxial Preloading", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 482, pp. 39-48, 2011

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June 2011

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