Characterization of the mechanical and fatigue behavior of braided composites made of twisted yarns

Markus Wolfahrt, Jürgen Grosser, Martin Fleischmann, M Schubert, Gerald Pinter

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In this study an experimental investigation was undertaken to characterize the influence of twisted yarns on the mechanical and fatigue behavior of 2D braided composites with a braiding angle of ±45°. Rectangular specimen made of untwisted and twisted carbon yarns are tested in the braiding (±45° fiber orientation) and in the yarn direction (0/90° fiber orientation). Experimental results will include modulus and strength values based on tensile and compression tests for both test directions. In addition, the effect of fiber twisting on S/N-curves are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaterials Science Forum
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015

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NameMaterials Science Forum
PublisherTrans Tech Publications
ISSN (Print)0255-5476

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