STP580

    Properties of Filamentary-Reinforced Composites at Cryogenic Temperatures

    Published: Jan 1975


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    Abstract

    This paper presents a review of a series of significant publications on the mechanical and thermal properties of filamentary-reinforced structural composites in the cryogenic temperature range. The objective, scope of work, and significant conclusions of the selected works are discussed. The temperature dependence of the ultimate tensile strength, tensile modulus, thermal conductivity, and thermal contraction (expansion) is presented for selected composites developed in each program. Problem areas are defined and suggestions are made for future work.

    Keywords:

    composite materials, reviews, structural composites, cryogenics, glass, boron, graphite, reinforced plastics, aluminum, tensile strength, modulus of elasticity, thermal conductivity, thermal expansion


    Author Information:

    Kasen, MB
    Staff scientist, Cryogenic, NBS-Institute for Basic Standards, Boulder, Colo.


    Paper ID: STP32335S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D30.08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP32335S


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