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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 29, Issue 9, pp 2507–2512 | Cite as

On the mechanical response of short fibre reinforced polymer composites

  • L. Biolzi
  • L. Castellani
  • I. Pitacco
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Abstract

In this paper, a generalized Mori-Tanaka scheme is applied to evaluate the elastic response of short fibre composite materials. Numerical predictions are compared with experimental measurements performed on short fibreglass reinforced thermoplastics with a wide range of fibre concentrations, including the range characteristic of usual industrial applications with non-trivial fibre orientation distribution.

Keywords

Composite Material Experimental Measurement Material Processing Mechanical Response Polymer Composite 
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© Chapman & Hall 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Biolzi
    • 1
  • L. Castellani
    • 2
  • I. Pitacco
    • 3
  1. 1.Politecnico di MilanoItaly
  2. 2.Centro RicercheEnichem PolimeriMantovaItaly
  3. 3.Universita di UdineItaly

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