Russian Physics Journal

, Volume 62, Issue 1, pp 127–131 | Cite as

Elastic Modulus of Nanofiller in Polymer-Matrix Composites

  • G. V. KozlovEmail author
  • P. G. Rizvanova
  • I. V. Dolbin
  • G. M. Magomedov

The paper explores the stiffness of the nanofiller particle aggregates in polymer matrix composites, such as particulate reinforced, carbon nanotube polymer and graphene polymer composites, i.e. composites reinforced with 0D, 1D and 2D nanofillers. It is shown that independently of the nanofiller, the structure of its particle aggregates is characterized by the fractal dimension as a physically accurate parameter. The true elastic modulus of the nanofiller particle aggregates is determined by two factors, namely the aggregates structure and the stiffness of the polymer matrix. The idea about the reinforcement degree control of polymer-matrix composites by the nanofiller structure is proved in this paper.


nanocomposite polymer matrix nanofiller particle aggregate fractal dimension elastic modulus reinforcement 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. V. Kozlov
    • 1
    Email author
  • P. G. Rizvanova
    • 2
  • I. V. Dolbin
    • 1
  • G. M. Magomedov
    • 2
  1. 1.Berbekov Kabardino-Balkarian State UniversityNalchikRussia
  2. 2.Dagestan State Pedagogical UniversityMakhachkalaRussia

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