STP864: Structure and Properties of an Integrated 3-D Fabric for Structural Composites

    Ko, FK
    Director and research mathematician, Fibrous Materials Research Center, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

    Pastore, CM
    Director and research mathematician, Fibrous Materials Research Center, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

    Pages: 12    Published: Jan 1985


    Abstract

    Based on experimental observations, a theoretical framework has been established to quantify the geometry of a three-dimensional braided fabric. Predictions of the strength of the fabric and composite were made using a geometric model.

    Keywords:

    three-dimensional fabric, composite, microstructure, complex shape, fully integrated (fabric), orientation distribution, tensile strength, Magnaweave


    Paper ID: STP32805S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D30.05

    DOI: 10.1520/STP32805S


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