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DoITPoMS Teaching & Learning Packages Mechanics of Fibre-reinforced Composites

Mechanics of Fibre-reinforced Composites

This teaching and learning package (TLP) gives an introduction to the nature of fibre-reinforced composite materials and their basic mechanical characteristics.


Photoelastic frozen stress images, showing matrix strain fields around short fibre reinforcements with ellipsoidal and cylindrical shapes, generated by an applied axial load

First created: August 2007. Last updated: January 2008. Converted to HTML5: April 2019.