Biaxial Flexural Strength and Estimation of Size on the Strength Properties of FRP Composites
Keywords: Fibre reinforced plastics, Structural materials, Unidirectional testing, Multiaxial stress, Ring on ring method, Wubulls statistica weakest link theory
AbstractFibre reinforced plastics (FRP) are widely used as structural materials. For designing structural components, a designer is provided with data based on unidirectional testing. But in real structural applications the component is subjected to multiaxial stress throughout the material. Hence a multiaxial test is a better gauge of the behaviour of FRP components in service. In the present paper a ring-on-ring method was adopted which produces biaxial flexural stress on the FRP specimen. Wubull's statistical weakest link theory was applied to standardize the complexity and to assess the reliability of the results.
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Saraf, M., Gupta, R., Vishwanath, B., & Manohar, A. (2013). Biaxial Flexural Strength and Estimation of Size on the Strength Properties of FRP Composites. Defence Science Journal, 40(2), 171-181. https://doi.org/10.14429/dsj.40.4458
Materials Science & Metallurgy
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