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Performance of hybrid filament wound composites tubes subjected to quasi static indention

Ahmad, Zuraida and Khalid, Asad. A. and Ismail, Ahmad Faris (2007) Performance of hybrid filament wound composites tubes subjected to quasi static indention. Materials and Design, 28. pp. 71-77. ISSN 0261-3069

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Abstract

Experimental and finite element analyses for hybrid and non-hybrid glass and carbon/epoxy composites tubes subjected o quasi static lateral indentation loading have been carried out. Four types of composites tubes each of four layers and approximately 1.6 wall thickness were fabricated by filament winding process. Tube length and inner diameter are, respectively, 350 and 100 mm. Fiber orientation angles of +55°, -55°, +55°, -55° angle ply were considered for all the fabricated tubes. Hemispherical steel indenter of 50 mm diameter was used as an indenter. Load-displacement, circumferential and axial strain-displacement relations were plotted. Failure zone on the tube surfaces was examined, drawn and discussed. On the other hand, finite element analysis for the tube of the same dimension and materials was done. A comparison was done for the tested composite tubes between the finite element and the experimental results. Results obtained from this study show that carbon/ epoxy tubes resist higher load with less deformation than the glass hybrid glass/carbon tubes. Also, results show that the stacking sequence of hybrid composite tubes can be used to improved their strength and performance. For hybrid types tested, tubes with external layer of carbon show higher strength than those of internal carbon fiber layers. It has been found that the load-displacement different between the experimental and finite element results fell in the range pf 1.2 -18%. While the strain results fell in the range of 2-21%.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3254/34853
Uncontrolled Keywords: Glass fibers;Carbon fibers;Hybrid composites;Finite Element Analysis (FEA);Filament winding
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA401 Materials of engineering and construction
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Zuraida Ahmad
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2014 11:15
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2017 09:27
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/34853

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