Section 2B Ccomposites

Section 2B Ccomposites - Section 2 COMPOSITES(Smith...

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MATE 210 Section 2 COMPOSITES (Smith Chapter12.1-12.2) “Principle of combined action” - better properties by the combination of two or more distinct materials Composites are artificially produced multi-phase materials. Best properties of each constituent phase.
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MATE 210 Composites: save weight • increase maneuverability • may provide capability to avoid radar detection Boeing 757-200 aircraft (several composite components) AV-88 Harrier aircraft (composites 28% weight)
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MATE 210 Matrix: continuous phase, surrounds other phase typically - polymer Reinforcement: dispersed phase, discontinuous phase typically - ceramic Examples: jello and cole slaw/mixed fruit peanut brittle straw in mud gravel in cement glass fibers in epoxy Composites have 2 Phases Matrix - jello Reinforcement - fruit
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concentration size shape distribution orientation Factors in creating composites: reinforcement material design properties
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