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Fatigue Behavior of UD-Carbon-Fibre Composites at Cryogenic Temperatures

  • G. Hartwig
  • K. Pannkoke
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 38)


The present paper describes the static and dynamic properties of unidirectional (UD) fibre composites with various types of carbon-fibres and different matrices under tensile threshold loading at 77 K.


Fatigue Limit Crack Density Transverse Crack Ultimate Tensile Stress Thermoplastic Matrix 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Hartwig
    • 1
  • K. Pannkoke
    • 1
  1. 1.Kernforschungszentrum KarlsruheInst. für Materialforschung IIKarlsruhe 1Federal Republic of Germany

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