STP1309

    Shear Strength of Continuous Fiber Ceramic Composites

    Published: Jan 1997


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    Abstract

    The applicability of ASTM Test Method for Shear Strength of Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Advanced Ceramics at Ambient Temperatures (C 1292) was investigated to determine the shear strength of one-dimensional and two-dimensional continuous fiber-reinforced ceramic composites. The advantages and disadvantages of the test method are addressed, and the effect of notch separation on the measured interlaminar shear strength by the compression of double-notched specimens are discussed. Experimental results are presented for the interlaminar and in-plane shear behavior of two-dimensional Nicalon™/SiC and the interlaminar shear strength of one-dimensional carbon/carbon composites both at room temperature and 1000°C. The effect of fiber coating thickness on the interlaminar shear strength of two-dimensional Nicalon™/SiC is also discussed.

    Keywords:

    shear, strength, composite, ceramic, ceramic matrix composite, test method


    Author Information:

    Lara-Curzio, E
    Development Staff Members, Mechanical Characterization and Analysis Group, Metals and Ceramics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

    Ferber, MK
    Development Staff Members, Mechanical Characterization and Analysis Group, Metals and Ceramics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN


    Paper ID: STP11812S

    Committee/Subcommittee: C28.04

    DOI: 10.1520/STP11812S


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