Experimental investigation on compressive properties for 3D four-directional braided composites

Baolai Wang, Zhenqing Wang, Guodong Fang, Jun Liang, Li Min Zhou

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Abstract

Based on changing the braid angle and geometrical sizes, the compressive experiment of 3D braided four-directional Carbon/Epoxy braided composites is researched. It is found that failure of the braided composites exhibits compressive and shear failure mode. The failure crack propagates mainly in one or two 45° shear direction. Epoxy matrix among braid yarns of the braided composites is squeezed out to form epoxy band. The stress-strain relations of the braided composites with 45° and 30° braid angles all appear nonlinear apparently. Meanwhile the correlation of failure modes and constitutive relation with geometrical sizes of the braided composites is obtained. The compressive stress-strain relations of the braided composites are not great affected by the geometrical sizes. The compressive strengths with great discrete behaviors do not have obvious rules with height of the braided composites.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaterials Science and Engineering Applications
Pages1744-1748
Number of pages5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jan 2011
Externally publishedYes
Event2011 International Conference on Materials Science and Engineering Applications, ICMSEA 2011 - Xi'an, China
Duration: 15 Jan 201116 Jan 2011

Publication series

NameAdvanced Materials Research
Volume160-162
ISSN (Print)1022-6680

Conference

Conference2011 International Conference on Materials Science and Engineering Applications, ICMSEA 2011
CountryChina
CityXi'an
Period15/01/1116/01/11

Keywords

  • 3D four-directional
  • Braided composites
  • Compressive experiment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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