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Size and scale effects in composites: III. Woven-roving laminates

Sutherland, L.S., Shenoi, R.A. and Lewis, S.M. (1999) Size and scale effects in composites: III. Woven-roving laminates Composites Science and Technology, 59, (2), pp. 235-251. (doi:10.1016/S0266-3538(98)00106-7).

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This paper is concerned with scale and size effects in the strength characterisation of composite materials with particular reference to woven-roving laminates. Attention has been focused on the tensile and flexural strengths of glass/polyester laminates fabricated by hand lay-up techniques. Factorial experiments have been designed to allow investigation of the joint influence of different factors on strength. The work highlights the importance of fabrication factors and the distinguishing difference between scale effects and size effects.

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Published date: 1999
Keywords: scale effects, frp, composites, dimensional analysis, weibull analysis, factorial experiments
Organisations: Statistics


Local EPrints ID: 30065
ISSN: 0266-3538
PURE UUID: 77f70fa8-9c7e-4c30-9a6b-e3469bb83003

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Date deposited: 19 Mar 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:55

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Author: L.S. Sutherland
Author: R.A. Shenoi
Author: S.M. Lewis

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