Correlation between failure and local material property in chopped carbon fiber chip‐reinforced sheet molding compound composites under tensile load

Published on Feb 6, 2018in Polymer Composites2.265
· DOI :10.1002/PC.24767
Haibin Tang5
Estimated H-index: 5
(NUAA: Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics),
Zhangxing Chen7
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+ 6 AuthorsXuming Su18
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