Strain rate effects on the mechanical properties of polymer composite materials

Published on Sep 15, 2004in Journal of Applied Polymer Science2.52
· DOI :10.1002/APP.20901
George C. Jacob10
Estimated H-index: 10
(UT: University of Tennessee),
J. Michael Starbuck12
Estimated H-index: 12
(ORNL: Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
+ 2 AuthorsRaymond G. Boeman9
Estimated H-index: 9
(ORNL: Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
This paper is a detailed review of the strain rate dependence of some mechanical properties of polymer composite materials. An attempt is made to present and summarize much of the published work relating to the effect of strain rate studies done in the past on the tensile, shear, compressive, and flexural properties of composite materials to better understand the strain rate effects on these mechanical properties of fiber-reinforced polymer composite materials. © 2004 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Appl Polym Sci 94: 296–301, 2004
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