Features the latest information on the role of fibers, matrices and their interface/interphase in composite performance. The country'sleading researchers in the field have presented 13 comprehensive, peer-reviewed papers covering innovative approaches to interfacial test methods in composite materials development.
Topics explored include:
Dynamic mechanical evaluation techniques for interfacial properties in high-volume fraction composites
Fatigue life and damage accumulation of short-fiber reinforced polymer composites
Alternate approaches for high-performance composite testing
Fiber matrix adhesion evaluation
Voltage contrast XPS assessment
Debonding in fiber pull-out specimens
An innovative technique for studying interfacial strength and transverse cracking.