Tension-after-impact (TAI) performance and 3D damage visualization of carbon-fiber epoxy composites with adhesively bonded patch repairs

Florian Röper, Silvano Sommacal, Paul Compston, Jürgen Tauchner, Markus Wolfahrt, Gerald Gerhard Pinter

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Original languageEnglish
Article number117338
Number of pages11
JournalComposite structures
Issue number15 October
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2023

Bibliographical note

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The authors would like to thank Sebastian Maar, Stefan Oberfrank, Chris Stokes-Griffin, and Jürgen Grosser as well as Georg Kucher, Constantinos Bouras and Rene Adam for their support. For the technical support, the authors wish to thank the ANU's X-ray tomography team. We also thank the ANU Supercomputer Facility and National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) for their generous allocation of compute time.
Funding Information:
The research work of this paper was performed at the Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH (PCCL, AT) within the framework of the COMET-program (854178) of Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology and the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs with contributions by Montanuniversitaet Leoben (Chair of Material Science and Testing of Polymers, AT), the FACC Operations GmbH (AT). The PCCL is funded by the Austrian Government and the State Governments of Styria, Lower Austria and Upper Austria.
Funding Information:
The ANU component of this project was conducted within the ARC Training Centre for Automated Manufacture of Advanced Composites (IC160100040), supported by the Commonwealth of Australia under the Australian Research Council’s Industrial Transformation Research Program.
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  • B Impact behavior
  • D CT analysis
  • D Mechanical testing
  • E Joints/joining

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