In situ synchrotron computed laminography of damage in carbon fibre-epoxy [90/0](s) laminates


Moffat, Andrew J., Wright, Peter, Helfen, Lukas, Baumbach, T., Johnson, Gregory, Spearing, Simon M. and Sinclair, Ian (2010) In situ synchrotron computed laminography of damage in carbon fibre-epoxy [90/0](s) laminates. Scripta Materialia, 62, (2), 97-100. (doi:10.1016/j.scriptamat.2009.09.027).

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X-ray computed laminography (CL) with synchrotron radiation is used to investigate fracture in carbon fibre–epoxy laminates. CL allows for high-resolution (∼1μm) imaging of laterally extended objects. Whilst artefacts inherent to CL data reduce image quality compared with computed tomography (CT), imaging regions of interest in large planar samples greatly increases the engineering applicability. High-resolution in situ three-dimensional analysis of structural failure is therefore achievable at levels that would be impossible via CT or any other volume-imaging methods.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1359-6462 (print)
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Keywords: composites, fracture, synchrotron radiation, computed laminography
Subjects: T Technology > TN Mining engineering. Metallurgy
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Engineering Sciences > Engineering Materials & Surface Engineering
ePrint ID: 79479
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2014 10:38
Research Funder: EPSRC
Projects:
In Situ Calibration of Cohesive Zone Models for Composite Damage
Funded by: EPSRC (EP/E003427/1)
Led by: Simon Mark Spearing
13 November 2006 to 12 August 2010
Contact Email Address: isl@soton.ac.uk
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/79479

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