High temperature mechanical behaviour of an uncoated SiC-SiC composite material

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Flexural tests have been performed on unnotched specimens of an uncoated SiC-SiC laminar composite material to check the influence of specimen thickness and temperature (22 to 1200‡C in air) on the strength and the elastic modulus. An important modification of the loading curves and crack paths occurred when the temperature was increased, corresponding to a strengthening of the fibre-matrix interface.

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Gomina, M., Fourvel, P. & Rouillon, M.H. High temperature mechanical behaviour of an uncoated SiC-SiC composite material. J Mater Sci 26, 1891–1898 (1991). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00543620

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Keywords

  • Polymer
  • Elastic Modulus
  • Composite Material
  • Mechanical Behaviour
  • Crack Path