Acoustic Emission as Analyzing Tool for Wear Mechanisms of Composite Materials


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This article summarizes the efforts done for using acoustic emission as wear mechanisms monitoring technique for wear testing in a pin-on-disc setup. The basic characteristics of the mechanisms were previously determined via controlled tensile testing (fiber breakage, debonding …). The knowledge of these basic characteristics then resulted in an easier classification of wear mechanisms related to wear testing of pultruded glass fiber reinforced polyester.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 561-565)

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J. Quintelier et al., "Acoustic Emission as Analyzing Tool for Wear Mechanisms of Composite Materials", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 561-565, pp. 2193-2196, 2007

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October 2007




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