MAE4384 - Intrinsically smart polymermatrix structural...

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1 Intrinsically smart polymer- matrix structural composites Topic 4 Reading assignment w Chung, Composite Materials, Ch. 13. w No. 81, under “Publications – polymer” in website http://www.wings.buffalo.edu/academic/depa rtment/eng/mae/cmrl Functions w Structural w Self-sensing w Electromagnetic (e.g., shielding, low observability) w Lightning protection w Heating (e.g., deicing) w Self-healing Types of sensing w Strain/stress sensing w Damage sensing w Temperature sensing w Process monitoring Importance of sensing w Structural health monitoring w Hazard mitigation w Structural vibration control Methods of sensing w Electrical methods w Optical methods w Acoustic methods
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2 Electrical methods w Resistance measurement w Impedance measurement Resistance methods w Volume resistance w Contact resistance Piezoresistivity Change in electrical resistivity with strain Continuous carbon fiber polymer-matrix composites For lightweight structures Composite configuration w PAN-based carbon fiber w Epoxy matrix w Unidirectional w 8 laminae in laminate Volume resistance w Fiber direction w Through-thickness direction
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3 Tensile stress in the fiber direction w Resistance in the fiber
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