Mechanics of Composite Materials

, Volume 51, Issue 2, pp 225–230 | Cite as

Complex of Devices for Determining the Physical and Mechanical Properties of the Carbon Materials Used in the Rocket and Space Technology by the Impact Indentation Method

  • A. P. Kren
  • T. A. Protasenia
  • A. K. Arnautov
  • V. A. Rudnitskii

The results of checking of the physical and mechanical characteristics of carbon materials by the dynamic indentation method are presented. It is shown that the method and the devices created allow one to control the hardness, strength, and elastic modulus of the isotropic pyrolytic graphite and carbon laminates used to manufacture articles for the rocket and space technology.


indentation carbon materials mechanical properties anisotropy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. P. Kren
    • 1
  • T. A. Protasenia
    • 1
  • A. K. Arnautov
    • 2
  • V. A. Rudnitskii
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied PhysicsMinskBelarus
  2. 2.Institute of Polymer MechanicsUniversity of LatviaRigaLatvia

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