Stochastic aspects of matrix cracking in brittle matrix composites


Spearing, S.M. and Zok, F.W. (1993) Stochastic aspects of matrix cracking in brittle matrix composites Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 115, pp. 314-318.

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A computer simulation of multiple cracking in fiber-reinforced brittle matrix composites has been conducted, with emphasis on the role of the matrix flaw distribution. The simulations incorporate the effect of bridging fibers on the stress required for cracking. Both short and long (steady-state) flaws are considered. Furthermore, the effects of crack interactions (through the overlap of interface slip lengths) are incorporated. The influence of the crack distribution on the tensile response of such composites is also examined.

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ISSNs: 0094-4289 (print)
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Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2007
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/22769

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