The aerospace and naval industries both have a need for lightweight materials that can operate under extreme conditions, and yet retain their basic mechanical properties for long duration. Many of the papers presented in STP 1174 address on-going research in these two industries.
12 peer-reviewed papers cover:
Damage mechanisms and failure
Materials behavior under combined effects
Gates T., Harris C.
Measurement of Stress Corrosion Crack Growth in Sheet Molding Compounds
Arslanian Y., Hogg P.
Mode I Delamination of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Polymer Under Static and Cyclic Creep at Elevated Temperatures
Hojo M., Kitamura T., Ohtani R., Uematsu Y.
High-Temperature Behaviors of an Innovative Polymeric Matrix Composite
Chang J., Chen J., Chen W., Hsu S., Hwang D., Liu C., Lo Y.
The Effect of the Interphase/Interface Region on Creep and Creep Rupture of Thermoplastic Composites
Chang Y., Dillard D., Lesko J., Reifsnider K.
Determination of a Load, Heat, Time-to-Failure Surface of Polymeric Composites
Milke J., Vizzini A.
Property Improvements of Polymer Composites After Loading at High Temperatures
Friedrich K., Maier G.
The Effects of Physical Aging on the Creep Response of a Thermoplastic Composite
Hastie R., Morris D.
The Effects of Moisture Sorption on the Creep Behavior of Fibers
Davé V., Dillard D., Glasser W., Wang J.
Paper ID: STP1174-EB