Modeling of Interphases in Fiber-Reinforced Composites Under Transverse Loading Using the Boundary Element Method

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Y. J. Liu, N. Xu

Department of Mechanical, Industrial, and Nuclear Engineering, P.O. Box 210072, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0072

J. F. Luo

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-1740

J. Appl. Mech 67(1), 41-49 (Sep 23, 1999) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.321150 History: Received September 23, 1998; Revised September 23, 1999
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The interphase in a fiber-reinforced composite
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Two unit cell models of the fiber-interphase-matrix system
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Concentric cylindrical model
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Square model under tension
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Square model under shear deformation
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Influence of the thickness on the effective Young’s modulus
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The interphase with nonuniform thickness
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Effect of nonuniform thickness on the interface stress



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