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Experimental observation of Jute/Epoxy composite plate subjected to impact loading

Omar, Nurihan and Syed Mohd, Sharifah Najwa and Aminanda, Yulfian and Syed Mohamed Ali, Jaffar and Kashif, Syed Muhammad (2011) Experimental observation of Jute/Epoxy composite plate subjected to impact loading. In: International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering (ICMAAE' 11), 17-19 May, 2011, Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

World is currently focusing on alternate material sources that are environment friendly and biodegradable in nature. Due to the increasing environmental concerns, biocomposite made from natural fibers and polymeric resin, is one of the recent developments in the industry and constitute the present scope of experimental work. This work presents elaborate explanation on advantages, mechanical and physical behavior of jute fiber–epoxy composites, one of the renewable alternatives. The bicomposite is experimentally investigated in case of low velocity impact loading. The experimental observations in term of damage mechanism, maximum force and maximum energy absorption are studied to understand the effect of fiber orientation. A comparative study with typical synthetic fibers like carbon or glass is also conducted. The characterization tests on jute-epoxy show that the tensile behavior is non linear as found for carbonepoxy or glass-epoxy plate.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 5168/4239
Uncontrolled Keywords: Jute/Epoxy
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Prof Dr Ing yulfian aminanda
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2011 12:23
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2012 07:34
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/4239

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