Proceedings of the American Society for Composites 2016

Thirty-First Technical Conference on Composite Materials

MOST RECENT COMPOSITES RESEARCH
Edited by: Barry D. Davidson, Syracuse University, James G. Ratcliffe, NASA, Michael W. Czabaj, University of Utah

978-1-60595-316-8, September 2016, single CD-ROM housed in plastic jewel case or eBook

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  • Over 275 original reports on key composite materials research from universities in US and UK, NASA and the US Air Force
  • Information on additive manufacturing, testing and design of advanced composites, including NAFEMS and NIST-based analyses,
    joining and adhesion, ballistic impact and damage

This edited collection comprises new investigations of composite materials with special emphasis on the design and monitoring of emerging manufacturing/processing/tooling techniques. Information and data are provided on armor-protective and impact-resistant composites, nanocomposites, as well as hybrid, multifunctional and smart composites. Applications include aerospace, automotive, civil engineering and defense. Special presentations on NAFEMS benchmarking and the NISTFIBERS roadmap are also included.
Key words: auxetic structures, micromechanics, carbon nanotube, self-sensing, 3D textile, yarn, helicopter, ERGUND, pop tube, triaxially braided, machining, graphene nanoplatelet, concrete, transportation infrastructure.


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ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

  • Fused Deposition Modeling of Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastic Polymers: Past Progress and Future Needs

BASTIAN BRENKEN, ANTHONY FAVALORO, EDUARDO BAROCIO, NICHOLAS DENARDO, VLASTIMIL KUNC and R. BYRON PIPES

  • Nano-scaled Structures through Charged Particle Interactions

MARRINER MERRILL, KIRUBEL TEFERRA and WONMO KANG

  • Additive Manufacturing for Bonded Composite Joints

PAVANA PRABHAKAR, RICARDO GARCIA and EDGAR ACUNA

 

ARMOR & PROTECTION 1

  • Techniques for Relating Stresses and Strains in Fabrics and Fiber-Reinforced Composites between Various Hierarchical Scales

ALEXANDER CARPENTER, SIDNEY CHOCRON and CHARLES ANDERSON, JR.

  • Ballistic Strength of Kevlar KM2 Fabric Resisting FSP Projectiles

YING MA, YOUQI WANG, MARIO DIPPOLITO, CHIAN-FONG YEN, JAMES ZHENG and VIRGINIA HALLS

 

IMPACT DYNAMIC RESPONSE

  • Low Velocity Impact Damage and Response of Stringer Stiffened Composite Panel

DANIEL WHISLER and HYONNY KIM

  • Auxetic and Hybrid Honeycomb Structures for Energy Absorption Applications: Design and In-plane Dynamic Crushing Behaviors

ANIKET INGROLE, AYOU HAO and RICHARD LIANG

  • Numerical Investigation of the Damage in Composite Materials Under Dynamic Loads Using a Combination of Intralaminaire and Interlaminaire Model

MAHREZ AIT-MOHAMMED, M. TARFAOUI and O. HASSOON

 

MANUFACTURING & PROCESSING 1

  • Development of a New Finite Element Simulation Strategy for Prediction of Thermal and Resin Shrinkage Deformations of Composite Parts During Cure

XU CAO, HE TIAN and HAMID DALIR

  • 3D Permeability of Thick-section Off-axis Glass Fabric Vinylester Composite by VARIM Processing

ETHAN PEDNEAU and SU SU WANG

  • Composite Cure Process Modeling and Simulations using COMPRO® and Validation of Residual Strains using Fiber Optics Sensors

THAMMAIAH SREEKANTAMURTHY, TYLER HUDSON, TAN-HUNG HOU and BRIAN GRIMSLEY

 

MICROMECHANICS 1

  • Homogenization of Linearly Elastic Materials with Pores of Irregular Shapes via Direct FEA and Single Pore Approaches

IGOR TSUKROV, BORYS DRACH, ANTON TROFIMOV and KOSTIANTYN VASYLEVSKYI

  • Modeling Aperiodic Dimensionally Reducible Structures Using Mechanics of Structure Genome

BO PENG and WENBIN YU

  • A Micromechanics Based Processing Model for the Curing Response of a Unidirectional Fiber Reinforced Composite

WEIJIA CHEN and DIANYUN ZHANG

 

NANOCOMPOSITES WITH TRADITIONAL MATERIALS

  • Polymer Nanocomposite in Flexible Electronics Packaging

CHENGGANG CHEN, SABYASACHI GANGULI, AMANDA SCHRAND and AJIT ROY

  • Carbon Nanotubes Influence on Natural/Synthetic Hybrid Composites Mechanical Properties

NATHALIA MANEZES, FERNANDA LIMA, CAMILA SILVA, SUCHILLA LEAO, GUILHERME ARANTES, MARINA MARTINS and ANTONIO AVILA

  • Carbon nanotubes to Improve Short Glass Fiber Composites

EMAN TAHA, ELISA BOROWSKI, USAMA KANDIL, AHMED AWADALLAH, ATEYYA ABOUL-ENEIN and MAHMOUD TAHA

 

MULTISCALE MODELING 1

 

  • Local Mean Fiber Orientation via Computer Assisted Tomography Analysis for Long Discontinuous Fiber Composites

BENJAMIN DENOS and R. BYRON PIPES

  • Assessing Progressive Failure of Large-Scale Composite Structures using a Damage-Based Multi-Scale Model

JOHN MONTESANO and CHANDRA SINGH

  • Multiscale Modeling for Prediction of Initial Matrix Crack in Laminated Composites

YUTA KUMAGAI, TOMONAGA OKABE and KENICHI YOSHIOKA

 

TESTING AND CHARACTERIZATION 1

  • A Biaxial-Bending Test to Observe the Growth of Interacting Delaminations in a Composite Laminate Plate

MARK MCELROY, WADE JACKSON and MARK PANKOW

  • Distributed Optical Sensing in Composite Laminate End-Notched Flexure Tests

LEEANNA MEADOWS, RANI SULLIVAN, VIPUL RANATUNGA, KEITH VEHORN, KEVIN BROWN and STEVE OLSON

  • Development of a Novel In-plane Tension-Tension Biaxial Cruciform Specimen

JORDAN FRENCH, DANIEL RAPKING, DAVID MOLLENHAUER and MICHAEL CZABAJ

 

MULTIFUNCTIONAL AND SMART COMPOSITES 1

  • Highly Stretchable Strain Sensor based on Polyurethane-modified Carbon Nanotube Bucky paper

BEHNAM ASHRAFI, KURTIS LAQUA, YADIENKA MARTINEZ-RUBI, MICHAEL JAKUBINEK, BENOIT SIMARD, DAESUN PARK and KAYLA O’NEILL

  • Design of Carbon Nanotube Sheet Embedded Fiber Composites with In Situ Structural Health Monitoring Capability

HAO LIU, KAN LIU, GAO CHEN, DIRK HEIDER and ERIK THOSTENSON

  • A Biocompatible Pressure Sensor Based on Styrene-Isobutylene­Styrene (SIBS) and Carbon Black

BRIGITTE MORALES, MAURO FITTIPALDI, ALEXANDRA DAMLEY-STRNAD and LANDON GRACE

 

DELAMINATION GROWTH MODELING

  • Modeling Fatigue Damage Onset and Progression in Composites Using an Element-Based Virtual Crack Closure Technique Combined with the Floating Node Method

NELSON DE CARVALHO and RONALD KRUEGER

  • Prediction of Delamination Migration at a 0°/θ Ply Interface in Composite Tape Laminates

FRANCESCA PERNICE, NELSON DE CARVALHO and STEPHEN HALLETT

  • In Search of a Time Efficient Approach to Crack and Delamination Growth Predictions in Composites

RONALD KRUEGER and NELSON DE CARVALHO

 

ARMOR & PROTECTION 2

  • Parametric Homogenization Based Continuum Damage Mechanics Model for Composites

XIAOFAN ZHANG, ZHIYE LI, SOMNATH GHOSH and DANIEL O’BRIEN

  • Characterizing the Energy Absorption of Rigid Polymeric Foams under Compressive Direct Impact Loading

ADDIS KIDANE, BEHRAD KOOHBOR and WEI-YANG LU

  • Human Tissue Simulants for Study of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

ARNAB CHANDA and VINU UNNIKRISHNAN

 

HIGH VELOCITY IMPACT DAMAGE

  • Investigation of High Velocity Impact Responses of a Glass/Epoxy Composite with a Gas Gun

ANDY VANDERKLOK, ANDY STAMM, MATTHEW AUVENSHINE, ERYI HU, JAMES DORER and XINRAN XIAO

  • Experimental and Modeling Study on Ballistic Impact Behavior of a Woven Carbon/Epoxy Composite

ZHANHUI CHEN, GUANGMENG YANG, CHAO ZHANG and WENZHI WANG

  • Damage Behavior of Stitched CFRP Laminate on High-Velocity Rigid Body Impact

MASAHIRO NAKAYAMA, AKINORI YOSHIMURA and NAOYUKI WATANABE

 

MANUFACTURING AND PROCESSING 2

  • Temperature Dependent Flexural Rigidities and Thickness Investigation

KARI WHITE, LISA DANGORA and JAMES SHERWOOD

  • Multi-Die, Multi-Stage Pultrusion Process for Hybrid Composites: Degree of Cure and Temperature Profiles

MOHAMMED ALBAYATI and RAVI GORTHALA

  • Specialized Elastomeric Tooling for Resin Infusion (SETRI) Applied to Bio-based Composites

JAMES GAROFALO and DANIEL WALCZYK

 

MICROMECHANICS 2

  • Influence of Fiber Distribution on the Responses of Fiber Tows for Textile Composites

SAM HUANG

  • Micro-Mechanical Modelling of Fiber Tows Prior to Infiltration

SCOTT STAPLETON and LARS APPEL

  • Micromechanical Modeling of Oxidation Induced Stresses in SiC/SiC Composites

PADMALATHA KAKANURU and KISHORE POCHIRAJU

 

NANOCOMPOSITE MODELING

  • Simulation of the Electromechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotube Polymer Nanocomposites for Strain Sensing

MIGUEL MATOS, VITO TAGARIELLI and SILVESTRE PINHO

  • Molecular Dynamics Modeling of Carbon Nanotube Composite Fracture using ReaxFF

BENJAMIN JENSEN, KRISTOPHER WISE and GREGORY ODEGARD

  • Predicting Thermo-Mechanical Properties of PEEK using Reactive Molecular Dynamics

WILLIAM PISANI, MATTHEW RADUE, SORAYOT CHINKANJANAROT, DANIELLE KLIMEK-MCDONALD, JULIE TOMASI, JULIA KING and GREGORY ODEGARD

 

MULTISCALE MODELING 2

  • Damage Analysis of Various CNT Architectures in Nanocomposites Using a Multiscale Approach

ASHWIN RAI, ADITI CHATTOPADHYAY and CARLOS LOPEZ

  • A Multiscale Approach for Progressive Fatigue Failure Modeling of a Woven Composite RVE

FAISAL BHUIYAN and RAY FERTIG III

  • Effect of Notch-Induced Strain Gradients on the Applicability of Multiscale Approaches for Woven Composites: Combined Experimental and Computational Investigation

RAY FERTIG III, GEETA MONPARA and DON ROBBINS, JR.

 

TESTING AND CHARACTERIZATION 2

  • Microscale Investigation of the Compressive Behavior in Unidirectional PMCs Through In-situ SEM and X-ray CT Experiments

TORIN QUICK, DAVID MOLLENHAUER, BOB WHEELER, ALI KADHIM and NATHAN SESAR

  • A Single Fiber Peel Test to Measure Fibrillar Interactions in Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Fibers

PRESTON MCDANIEL, JOSEPH DEITZEL and JOHN GILLESPIE, JR.

  • Development of One Unity Composites

YOICHIRO OGURA, TSUTOMU SETO, RYO MARUI, TAKAYUKI SAKAI and HIROYUKI HAMADA

 

MULTIFUNCTIONAL AND SMART COMPOSITES 2

  • Development of an Experimental Setup to Analyze Carbon/Epoxy Composite Subjected to Current Impulses

PEDRAM GHARGHABI, JUHYEONG LEE, MICHAEL MAZZOLA and THOMAS LACY

  • Through-thickness Electrical Conductivity of Toughened CFRP Laminate

YOSHIYASU HIRANO, TAKUYA YAMANE and AKIRA TODOROKI

  • Self-sensing of Viscoelastic Phenomena in Multiscale Composites by Using the Electrical Resistance Approach

ALEJANDRO CAN-ORTIZ, JOSE KU-HERRERA, OMAR RODRIGUEZ-UICAB, ALEJANDRO MAY-PAT, FIDEL GAMBOA, JANDRO ABOT and FRANCIS AVILES

 

NAFEMS: ANALYSIS BENCHMARKING

  • Challenge Problems for the Benchmarking of Micromechanics Analysis: Multiscale Designer Level I Results

JEFFREY WOLLSCHLAGER, ZHENG YUAN and JACOB FISH

  • Improved Methods for Quantifying and Designing for Impact Damage Tolerance

J.C. MEEKER, M. GRAN and J.F. SCHUTTE

  • Rapid Integration of New Analysis Methods in Production

HAMID RAZI, JOSEPH SCHAEFER, STEVEN WANTHAL, JORDAN HANDLER, GARY RENIERI and BRIAN JUSTUSSON

 

BONDED JOINTS

  • Failure Initiation and Crack Growth in Thick Adhesive Bonded Composite Joints: Computational Mechanics Modeling and Analysis

SU SU WANG, TUNG-PEI YU and KING HIM LO

  • Development of a Novel Health Monitoring System for Adhesively Bonded Composite Joints Using Magneto-Electric Nanoparticles

DILLON WATRING, KAO YANG, JORGE CORIA, PING WANG, BENJAMIN BOESL, SAKHRAT KHIZROEV and DWAYNE McDANIEL

  • Mechanical Properties of Needle Punched Chopped Strand Mat Composites

DAIKI ICHIKAWA, RYO MARUI, TOHRU MORII and AKIO OHTANI

  • An Experimental Study on the Failure Behavior of Composite Suture Joint Structures

WENZHI WANG, WENBO HUANG, CHAO ZHANG and LIJUN HE

 

SANDWICH INDENTATION & IMPACT

  • Phenomenological Investigation of Nomex® Core Damage Mechanics in Honeycomb Sandwich Panels under Transverse Impact and Quasi-Static Loading

KONSTANTINOS ANAGNOSTOPOULOS and HYONNY KIM

  • Improving Damage Tolerance of Composite Sandwich Structure Subjected to Low Velocity Impact Loading: Experimental Analysis

RAVI GONDALIYA, DAVID SYPECK and FENG ZHU

  • Energy Absorption and Impact Response of Meta-lattice Truss Core Sandwich Panels

BING LI and K.T. TAN

  • An Analytical Model for the Response of Carbon/Epoxy-Aluminum Honeycomb Core Sandwich Structures Under Quasi-Static Indentation Loading

ABHENDRA SINGH, BARRY DAVIDSON, ALAN ZEHNDER and BENJAMIN HASSELDINE

 

MODEL VALIDATION, VERIFICATION & UNCERTAINTY QUANTIFICATION

  • Validation of Surrogate Model-Based Life Prediction for a Composite Rotorcraft Hub Component

DAN AO, ZHEN HU and SANKARAN MAHADEVAN

  • Multi-Scale Uncertainty Quantification of Fiber Reinforced Composites Using Polynomial Chaos Decomposition

MISHAL THAPA, SAMEER B. MULANI and ROBERT WALTERS

  • On Approaches to Combine Experimental Strength and Simulation with Application to Open-Hole-Tension Configuration

YIMING ZHANG, JOHN MEEKER, JACO SCHUTTE, NAM KIM and RAPHAEL HAFTKA

  • Lessons Learned in Certifying Space Structures

VINAY GOYAL, JACOB ROME and BRETT SOLTZ

 

FATIGUE & FRACTURE

  • High-Toughness CFRP Laminates With Engineered Fracture Surfaces: A Shark-Teeth Design

GIANMARIA BULLEGAS, SILVESTRE PINHO and SORAIA PIMENTA

  • A Peridynamic Model for Analyzing Crack Propagation in Unidirectional Composite Lamina

WU ZHOU and DAHSIN LIU

  • Enhancement of Delamination Resistance by Novel Z-pinning for Composite Laminated Structures

ANANTH VIRAKTHI, SOONWOOK KWON, MARK ROBESON and SUNG LEE

  • Mode III Cohesive Fracture of a Cylindrical Bar in Torsion

YUEMING SONG and ALAN LEVY

 

PROGRESSIVE DAMAGE 1

  • Maximum Clamping Force in Single and Double Lapped Joints

HANI SALIM, ALAA EL-SISI, HESHAM EL-EMAM and HOSSAM SALLAM

  • Damage Initiation and Propagation Modeling in Laminated Composites under Fatigue Loading

ENDEL IARVE, KEVIN HOOS and DAVID MOLLENHAUER

  • Correlation of Fuselage and Subcomponent Panel Responses Using ABAQUS Explicit Progressive Damage Analysis Tools

KEVIN GOULD, ARUNKUMAR SATYANARAYANA and PHILIP BOGERT

  • Evaluation of the Mechanical Performance of a Multi-Cell Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel for Cryogenic Storage

ILIAS TAPEINOS, DIMITRIOS ZAROUCHAS, OTTO BERGSMA, SOTIRIS KOUSSIOS and RINZE BENEDICTUS

 

MULTISCALE MODELING 3

  • Generalized Free-Edge Stress Analysis Using Mechanics of Structure Genome

BO PENG, JOHNATHAN GOODSELL, R. BYRON PIPES and WENBIN YU

  • Multiscale Modeling of Random Microstructures in SiC/SiC Ceramic Matrix Composites within MAC/GMC Framework

STEVEN ARNOLD, SUBODH MITAL, PAPPU MURTHY and BRETT BEDNARCYK

  • Multi-Scale Computational Modeling of Short Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics

SABER DORMOHAMMADI, MASSIMILIANO REPUPILLI, FRANK ABDI, YIN WAN, JUN TAKAHASHI and HSUMIN HUANG

  • Enhancement of Multiscale Modeling Methodology for Short Fiber Filled Injection Molded Parts Subjected to Uniaxial and Biaxial Loadings

DON ROBBINS, ANDREW MORRISON and RICK DALGARNO

 

SPACE APPLICATIONS

  • Structurally Optimized Beams from Digital Composite Materials

XIAO LIU, RONEN YUDZINSKY, ANDREW BURKE and CHRISTOPHER HANSEN

  • Dynamic Deployment of Composite Tape Springs

ARAFAT KHAN, ELISA BOROWSKI and MAHMOUD TAHA

  • Identifying Critical Design Variables and Domains for Design Optimization of Deployable Tape Springs for Controlled Deployment

ELISA BOROWSKI, ARAFAT KHAN and MAHMOUD TAHA

  • Analysis of Advanced Integrated Composite Thermal Structures for Space Applications

LISA DANGORA

 

MULTIFUNCTIONAL AND SMART COMPOSITES 3

  • Carbon Nanotube Sheet Reinforced Laminated Composites

YI SONG, DEVIKA CHAUHAN, GUANGFENG HOU, XINSHUO WEN, MICHAEL KATTOURA, CHRISTINE RYAN, VESSELIN SHANOV and MARK SCHULZ

  • Piezoresistive Response of Carbon Nanotube Yarns: Experimental Characterization and Phenomenology

JUDE ANIKE, KHAWLA ALHAMDAN, KALAYU BELAY and JANDRO ABOT

  • Manufacturing of Self-healing Carbon-fiber/Thermoplastic-toughened Epoxy Prepreg

SANG YUP KIM, NANCY SOTTOS and SCOTT WHITE

  • Piezoresistive and Thermoresistive Response of Constrained Carbon Nanotube Yarns towards Their Use as Integrated Sensors

H.H. LE, G.L. CARVALHO, M.K. BONARDI, C.R. COELHO, BRODEUR, M. CEN-PUC, J.J. KU-HERRERA, AVILES and J.L. ABOT

 

ADVANCES IN MODELING 1

  • Thermal Response to Simulated Lightning Currents on Stitched Composite Aircraft Structures

JUHYEONG LEE, THOMAS LACY, CHARLES PITTMAN, JR. and MICHAEL MAZZOLA

  • Free Edge Effect in Multi-directional Laminate under Uniaxial Loading

MOHAMMAD ISLAM and PAVANA PRABHAKAR

  • Using Optimization to Improve the Quasi-Isotropic Status Quo

JONATHAN BUCK, ERIC JAYSON and DAVID NAJERA

  • Structural Optimization of Composite Helicopter Rotor Blades

ALPEREN ISIK and ALTAN KAYRAN

 

ARMOR & PROTECTION 3

  • PC-Based Numerical Modeling of Ballistic Impact into Multi-Layered Nonwoven Fibrous Targets

LEIGH PHOENIX, SEHER EKEN and KADIR YAVUZ

  • Dynamic reverse ballistics penetration of Kevlar® fabric with Different Indenter Geometries

ZHERUI GUO and WEINONG CHEN

  • Computational Model for Woven Fabrics Subjected to Ballistic Impact by a Spherical Projectile

SEHER EKEN, LEIGH PHOENIX and KADIR YAVUZ

  • The Ballistic Impact Response of Flexible Composite Body Armor

KADIR YAVUZ, LEIGH PHOENIX and SEHER EKEN

 

TEXTILE & 3D COMPOSITES

  • Numerical Modeling of the Tensile Response of 3D Woven Textile Composites including Microstructure Imperfections

DEEPAK PATEL and ANTHONY WAAS

  • Simplified Analytical Stitch Model for Non-Crimp Fabrics

HELGA KRIEGER, THOMAS GRIES and SCOTT STAPLETON

  • Experimental Characterization and Numerical Modeling of the Behavior of 3D Interlock Textile Composite Used for Impact Loading

BENJAMIN VERONE, MARIE-LAURE DANO, FREDERIC DAU and AUGUSTIN GAKWAYA

  • Influence of 3D Warp Interlock Fabric Parameters on Final Geometry

FRANCOIS BOUSSU, CAROLINE CHEVALIER, CHRISTOPHE KERISIT and DANIEL COUTELLIER

 

MANUFACTURING AND PROCESSING 3

  • Composite De-Tooling Simulation Using an Improved Plate and Shell Theory base on Mechanics of Structure Genome

ORZURI GARAIZAR, YUFEI LONG, JONATHAN GOODSELL, WENBIN YU and R. BYRON PIPES

  • Machining of FRP Composite Laminates with CD and UAD Techniques: A Comparative and Experimental Investigation

SIKIRU ISMAIL, HOM NATH DHAKAL, ANISH ROY, DONG WANG  and IVAN POPOV

  • Smart Ultrasonic Welding Of Thermoplastic Composites

GENEVIEVE PALARDY and IRENE VILLEGAS

  • Drilling Conditions on Hole Quality for CFRP Laminates

AMIE AMIR, LIN YE and LI CHANG

 

FATIGUE TESTING & MODELING

  • A Physics-Based Fatigue Life Prediction for Composite Delamination Subject to Mode I Loading

KYLE KUHN and RAY FERTIG, III

  • Fatigue Delamination Growth Behavior in Composite Materials under Block Loading

LIAOJUN YAO, YI SUN, R.C. ALDERLIESTEN and R. BENEDICTUS

  • Towards the Fundamentals of Mode II Fatigue Delamination Growth

LUCAS AMARAL, RENE ALDERLIESTEN and RINZE BENEDICTUS

  • Strategies and Numerical Implementation of Fatigue Life Models for Continuous Fiber Reinforced Polymers

DMYTRO VASIUKOV, ALAIN TRAMECON, STEPHANE PANIER and SEBASTIAN MUELLER

 

NANOCOMPOSITES MANUFACTURING AND PROCESSING

  • The Effect of Reduced Gravity on Ultrasonic Nanoparticle Dispersion (ERGUND)

NICOLAS RONGIONE, MARK AGATE, BENTON PATTERSON, FELIPE GHEIMAN, STEPHEN MARKUS, MAURO FITTIPALDI, LUIS RODRIGUEZ, CARLA GARCIA and LANDON GRACE

  • Determining the Controlling Mechanism of Electrostatically Induced Carbon Nanotube Rotation Using In Situ, Real-Time Polarized Raman Spectroscopy

WESLEY CHAPKIN and ALAN TAUB

  • Scale-up and Continuous Highly Aligned Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Sheets for High-Performance CNT/Bismaleimide Nanocomposites

AYOU HAO, REBEKAH DOWNES, KHANH BUI, DEVIN JUSTICE, SOFIA GARCIA, JIN GYU PARK and RICHARD LIANG

  • Effects of the Pop Tube Approach CNT Synthesis Process on the Tensile Properties of Carbon Fibers and their Composites

WILLIAM GUIN, TENNYSON HORN and JIALAI WANG

 

MULTISCALE MODELING 4

  • Carbon Nanotube Sheet Scrolled Fiber Composite for Enhanced Interfacial Mechanical Properties

PRUTHUL KOKKADA, SAMIT ROY and HONGBING LU

  • Stochastic Failure Analysis of an Uncorrelated Volume Element Using Extended Finite Element Method

SEYED SANEI, ERCOLE BARSOTTI and RAY FERTIG III

  • Low Rate Dynamic Fracture Simulation of Toughening in Polymers via Highly Ordered Nanoplatelets

GARRETT NYGREN and RYAN KARKKAINEN

  • Progressive Damage Modeling of Notched Composites

VENKAT AITHARAJU, SATVIR AASHAT, HAMID KIA, ARUNKUMAR SATYANARAYANA and PHILIP BOGERT

 

MULTIFUNCTIONAL AND SMART COMPOSITES 4

  • Novel Carbon Nanotube-Based Non-Woven Composite Sensors: Processing, Characterization and Potential Applications

SAGAR DOSHI and ERIK THOSTENSON

  • Acoustic Filter Design Using Temperature Tuning

HOSSEIN SADEGHI, ANKIT SRIVASTAVA, ALIREZA AMIRKHIZI and SIA NEMAT-NASSER

  • A New Thermally Re-Mendable and Recyclable Epoxy Thermoset Based on Siloxane Equilibration

XIN YANG, XIAO WU, XIAOJUAN ZHAO, YING ZHANG, RAN YU and WEI HUANG

  • Electrical Self-Sensing of Impact Damage in Multi-Scale Hierarchical Composites by Controlling the Location of the Carbon Nanotubes

BRIAN ISAAC-MEDINA, ALEJANDRO ALONZO-GARCIA, JOSE KU-HERRERA, ALEJANDRO MAY-PAT, JAVIER CAUICH-CUPUL and FRANCIS AVILES

 

STATIC AND FATIGUE DAMAGE CORRELATION

  • Identification of 4D Damage Precursors in 3D Woven Composites

NESTOR CASTANEDA, BRIAN WISNER, JEFFERSON CUADRA and ANTONIOS KONTSOS

  • Damage Precursor Detection and Identification in Composite Structures

ROBERT HAYNES, TODD HENRY, DANIEL COLE and VOLKER WEISS

  • Experimental Investigation on the Correlation between Damage and Thermal Conductivity of CFRP

ADDIS TESSEMA, NICHOLAS MYMERS, RONAK PATEL, SURAJ RAVINDRAN and ADDIS KIDANE

 

INTERLAMINAR PROPERTIES 1

  • Characterizing and Predicting the Effects of Weave Geometry on Mode I Fracture Toughness of Composites

SIMON BARIL-GOSSELIN and CHUN LI

  • Designing and 3D Printing Continuous Fibre-Reinforced Composites with a High Fracture Toughness

YENTL SWOLFS and SILVESTRE PINHO

  • Interlayer Fracture Toughness of Additively Manufactured Unreinforced and Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene

DEVIN YOUNG, JEFF KESSLER and MICHAEL CZABAJ

 

IMPACT OF FABRIC COMPOSITES

  • The Effects of Hygrothermal Aging on the Impact Penetration Resistance of Triaxially Braided Composites

MICHAEL PEREIRA, DUANE REVILOCK, CHARLES RUGGERI, GARY ROBERTS, LEE KOHLMAN and SANDI MILLER

  • Experimental Studies on the Impact Response of 3D Fiberglass Fabric Subject to Different Size Impactors

ZOHREH ASAEE and FARID TAHERI

  • Mechanical Behavior and Damage Kinetics of Woven E-glass/vinylester Laminate Composites under High Strain Rate: Experimental and Numerical Investigation

MOSTAPHA TARFAOUI and MAHREZ AIT MOHAMED

 

MANUFACTURING AND PROCESSING 4

  • Investigation of Collector Geometry and Speed on Orientation, Diameter Distribution and Mechanical Properties of Electrospun Nanofibers

MEHMET DEMIRTAS and MRINAL SAHA

  • The Effects of a Low Areal Weight Inter-layer Tackifier on Saturated Permeability of Carbon Fabrics

STEPHEN SOMMERLOT, TIMOTHY LUCHINI and ALFRED LOOS

  • Effect of Adding GFRTP Prepreg Sheet on the Properties of CFRTP Panel in Which Fine Cut Group was Induced to Prepreg

HIROHITO HIRA, YUHEI OE and AKIHIKO TAKEUCHI

 

MICROMECHANICAL EFFECTS 1

  • Monitoring Crack Growth along the Interface in a Microdroplet Specimen using Non-Invasive Carbon Nanotube Sensors

SANDEEP TAMRAKAR, SUBRAMANI SOCKALINGAM, ERIK THOSTENSON, BAZLE HAQUE and JOHN GILLESPIE, JR.

  • On the Role of Shear Transfer Mechanisms in the Longitudinal Tensile Failure of CFRP Composites

SILVESTRE PINHO, GIANMARIA BULLEGAS and SORAIA PIMENTA

  • A Finite Element Study of Dynamic Stress Concentrations Due to a Single Fiber Break in a Unidirectional Composite

RAJA GANESH, SUBRAMANI SOCKALINGAM, BAZLE HAQUE and JOHN GILLESPIE, JR.

 

NANOCOMPOSITES CHARACTERIZATION

  • Relation between Morphology and Thermo-Elastic Properties of Carbon Nanotube Polymer/Carbon Fiber Hybrid Composites

OLEKSANDR KRAVCHENKO, ROCIO MISIEGO, XIN QIAN, SERGII KRAVCHENKO, R. BYRON PIPES and ICA MANAS-ZLOCZOWER

  • Thermal Properties of Hybrid Carbon Nanotube/Carbon Fiber Polymer Composites

JIN HO KANG, ROBERTO CANO, HOA LUONG, JAMES RATCLIFFE, BRIAN GRIMSLEY and EMILIE SIOCHI

  • Characterization of Nanosilica Filled Bis F Epoxide with Diamino Diphenyl Sulfone Curing Agents

ANIRUDDH VASHISTH and CHARLES BAKIS

 

NDE & SHM 1

  • Precursor Damage Inception Quantification in Composites Using Coda Wave Interferometry based on Taylor Series Expansion Technique

SUBIR PATRA and SOURAV BANERJEE

  • On Quantitative Coda Wave NDE for Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Polymers

RICHARD LIVINGS, VINAY DAYAL and DAN BARNARD

  • Nondestructive Evaluation of Adhesive Bonds via Ultrasonic Phase Measurements

HAROLD HALDREN, DANIEL PEREY, WILLIAM YOST, ELLIOTT CRAMER and MOOL GUPTA

 

TESTING AND CHARACTERIZATION 3

  • Experimental Characterization of Progressive Damage in Countersunk Composite Laminates Loaded in Bearing

ALEXANDRU POPESCU and SATCHI VENKATARAMAN

  • Digital Image Correlation as an Improved Technique for Adhesive Shear Strain Measurement in the ASTMD5656 Test

JARED VAN BLITTERSWYK, RICHARD COLE, JEREMY LALIBERTE and DAVID BACKMAN

  • On the Relationship between Fracture Toughness and Specimen Thickness for Quasi-isotropic Carbon/Epoxy Laminates

XIAODONG XU, AAKASH PAUL and MICHAEL WISNOM

 

MULTIFUNCTIONAL AND SMART COMPOSITES 5

  • Carbon Fiber Sensors for Strain and Temperature Measurement of Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessels

ED WEN, DAN COTTRELL and ALEX COWDRY

  • Sustained Release of Bioactive Compounds from Polymer Microcapsules for Smart Dental Composites

MOSTAFA YOURDKHANI, NANCY SOTTOS and SCOTT WHITE

 

SANDWICH PROPERTY CHARACTERIZATION

  •  In-Plane Shear Characterization of Sandwich Laminates Using a Picture-Frame Test Configuration

FREDERICK STOLL and NATHAN JOHNSTON

  • The Separated End Notched Flexure Test for Mode II Fracture Toughness Characterization of Sandwich Composites

ZACHARY BLUTH, JOSHUA BLUTH and DANIEL ADAMS

  • Single Cantilever Beam Test for Honeycomb Sandwich Materials with Very Thin Facesheets—Effects of Test Conditions and Material Properties

RALF SCHAUBLE, MATTHIAS PETERSILGE and RALF SCHLIMPER

 

INTERLAMINAR PROPERTIES 2

  • Mode I Quasi-Static Delamination Growth in Multidirectional Composite Laminates with Different Thicknesses

YI SUN, LIAOJUN YAO, R.C. ALDERLIESTEN and R. BENEDICTUS

  • A Modified Edge Crack Torsion Test for Measurement of Mode-III Fracture Toughness of Laminated Tape Composites

MICHAEL CZABAJ, BARRY DAVIDSON and JAMES RATCLIFFE

  • Prediction of Energy Release Rates for Echelon Crack Formation in ModeI II Delamination Toughness Tests

ALLISON HORNER and BARRY DAVIDSON

 

IMPACT DAMAGE RESIDUAL STRENGTH

  • Isogeometric Analysis of Damage and Residual-Strength in Aerospace Composite Structures Subjected to Low-Velocity Impact

MARCO PIGAZZINI, YURI BAZILEVS, DAVID BENSON, HYONNY KIM and ANDREW ELLISON

  • Micro-CT Inspection of Impact Damage in Carbon/Epoxy Rods

LINDSEY STANFORD and DAVID JENSEN

  • Simulation of Barely Visible Impact Damage (BVID) and Compression After Impact (CAI) Strength of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composite Laminates

SHREYAS JOGLEKAR, MARK PANKOW and VIPUL RANATUNGA

 

MANUFACTURING AND PROCESSING 5

  • Manufacturing Energy Intensity and Opportunity Analysis for Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites and Other Lightweight Materials

HEATHER LIDDELL, SABINE BRUESKE, ALBERTA CARPENTER and JOSEPH CRESKO

  • An Overview of the NIST FIBERS Roadmap to Advance the State of Composites Manufacturing in the U.S.

JAMES SHERWOOD, CHRISTOPHER HANSEN, PATRICK DRANE, JENNIFER GORCZYCA, KARI WHITE, EMMANUELLE REYNAUD, DANIEL WALCZYK, SURESH ADVANI, VINAY DAYAL, MICHAEL OVERCASH, BRAD KINSEY, TODD GROSS, DAVID LASHMORE, IGOR TSUKROV, STEVE NUTT, RAYMOND BOEMAN, TOM DOBBINS, DANIEL COUGHLIN, ANDREW SCHOENBERG and STEPHEN VON VOGT

  • Semi Empirical Modeling of Magnetic Field Assisted ED Machining of Metal Matrix Composites

PREETKANWAL BAINS, SARABJEET SIDHU and H.S. PAYAL

 

MICROMECHANICAL EFFECTS 2

  • Role of Inelastic Transverse Compressive Behavior on Kevlar KM2 Single Fiber Transverse Impact

SUBRAMANI SOCKALINGAM, JOHN GILLESPIE, JR. and MICHAEL KEEFE

  • High Strain Flexural Characterization of Thin CFRP Unidirectional Composite Lamina

MICHAEL PETERSON and THOMAS MURPHEY

  • Load-Transfer-Based Micromechanical Simulation for Evaluating Elastic-Plastic Response of Discontinuous Carbon Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics

MASAAKI NISHIKAWA, AKIRA FUKUZO, NAOKI MATSUDA and MASAKI HOJO

 

APPLICATIONS TO GRAPHENE

  • Predicting Thermal Conductivity of Graphene Nanoplatelet/Epoxy Nanocomposite using Non-Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics
  1. CHINKANJANAROT, M.S. RADUE, D.R. KLIMEK-MCDONALD, S. GOWTHAM, J.A. KING and G.M. ODEGARD
  • Accelerated Hydrothermal Aging of Cycloaliphatic Epoxy/Graphene Nanoparticle Composites

TOMASI, I.D. HELMAN, W.A. PISANI, D.R. KLIMEK-MCDONALD, CHINKANJANAROT, I. MISKIOGLU, J.A. KING and G.M. ODEGARD

  • Molecular Dynamics Model of Graphene Nanoplatelet in EPON 862/DETDA Polymer

OLANREWAJU ALUKO, S. GOTHAM and GREGORY ODEGARD

 

NDE & SHM 2

  • Acoustic Emission of Large PRSEUS Structures

MICHAEL HORNE and PETER JUAREZ

  • Delamination Detection Using Guided Wave Phased Arrays

ZHENHUA TIAN, LINGYU YU and CARA LECKEY

  • A Low Cost Microwave Imaging System Using a 6-Port Reflectometer for NDE of Composites

MICHAEL SAYBOLT, SAPTARSHI MUKHERJEE, LALITA UDPA and PREM CHAHAL

 

TESTING AND CHARACTERIZATION 4

  • Effects of Density and Cell Rise Ratio on Compressive Stiffness and Strength of PVC Structural Foam

AKIRA MIYASE, KING HIM LO and SU SU WANG

  • Thermal and Thickness Effects in Para-Aramid Core

SUSAN DAGGETT and JAMES FULLER

  • Tensile Behavior of Compression Molded Glass Microballoon/HDPE Syntactic Foams

M.L. JAYAVARDHAN, B. R. KUMAR, MRITYUNJAY DODDAMANI, STEVEN ZELTMANN and NIKHIL GUPTA

 

MULTIFUNCTIONAL AND SMART COMPOSITES 6

  • Crashworthiness of Microvascular Fiber-Reinforced Composites

STEPHEN PETY, NANCY SOTTOS and SCOTT WHITE

  • Molecular Dynamics Study for Experimental Design Guideline of Dimeric Anthracene-based Mechanophore in the Thermoset Polymer Matrix

BONSUNG KOO, ADITI CHATTOPADHYAY and LENORE DAI

  • Icing Protection System for Composite Structures Using Carbon Fiber Heating Elements

ALEXANDRE LAROCHE, ALI DOLATABADI and SUONG HOA

 

SYMPOSIUM IN MEMORY OF JEFFERY SCHAFF

  • Design and Testing of Damage Tolerant Composite Airframe

JONATHAN GARHART and KIRSTEN SCHNAPPAUF

  • Multi-Scale Simulation of Delamination Migration

DAVID MOLLENHAUER, ERIC ZHOU, KEVIN HOOS, ENDEL IARVE, MICHAEL BRAGINSKY, TIMOTHY BREITZMAN and DANIEL RAPKING

  • Probabilistic Characterization of Interlaminar Toughness for Reliability Analysis of Aircraft Composite Structures

MARK GURVICH, PATRICK CLAVETTE and MARK ROBESON

  • Fatigue Damage Accumulation under Biaxial Cyclic Loading of Off-Axis Composites

VITALY STRIZHIUS

 

AUTOMOTIVE PROGRESSIVE DAMAGE MODELS

  • Predicting the Strength and Failure Envelops of High-Performance Discontinuous Composites

SORAIA PIMENTA and YIZHOU LI

  • Characterization and Modeling of Progressive Damage in Angle-ply Composite Laminates under Varying Strain Rate Loading

JOSEPH SCHAEFER, BRIAN WERNER and ISAAC DANIEL

  • Development of a Constitutive Material Model with Progressive Failure and Damage for Woven Thermoplastic Composites

HELGA KUHLMANN, PIETER VOLGERS and ZHENYU ZHANG

  • A Mesh Insensitive Composite Damage Model for Crash Simulations

SEBASTIAN MULLER, ALAIN TRAMECON and PATRICK DE LUCA

 

EXPERIMENTAL CHARACTERIZATION OF DEFECTS

  • Fatigue Behavior of Unidirectional Carbon/Epoxy AFP Laminates Containing Gaps

YASSER ELSHERBINI and SUONG HOA

  • Effects of Interfacial Defects on Properties of Laminated Composite Materials and Their Bonded Joints

JALLISA CLIFFORD, PRASUN MAJUMDAR, PRASHANT KATIYAR and ROBERT WILKES

  • Experimental Study of Laminated Composites Containing Manufacturing Defects Under Combined Stress States

HAFIZ ALI, MIKE JONES, LUIZ KAWASHITA and STEPHEN HALLETT

  • Effect of Manufacturing Induced Fiber Break on Local Tensile Failure in Composites

LINQI ZHUANG, RAMESH TALREJA and JANIS VARNA

 

MARINE COMPOSITES

  • Characterization of Water-Epoxy Interactions with Spectroscopic Methods in Epoxy

GEETA MONPARA, MARK MCKEE and RAY FERTIG III

  • Flexural, Thermomechanical and Low-Velocity Impact Studies of CFRP Composites with Nanoclay and Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes

MAHESH HOSUR, TANJHEEL MAHDI, EKRAMUL ISLAM and SHAIK JEELANI

  • Compressive Behavior of Cenosphere/HDPE Syntactic Foams under Different Strain Rates

BHARATH KUMAR, ASHISH SINGH, MRITYUNJAY DODDAMANI, DUNG LUONG and NIKHIL GUPTA

  • Flexural Investigation of Woven Composites with Sea Water Exposure

RICARDO GARCIA, ALEJANDRA CABRAL and PAVANA PRABHAKAR

 

CIVIL STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS & SYSTEMS

  • Behavior of Single and Double Bolted Staggered Joint in Thick Composite Plates

ALAA EL-SISI, HESHAM EL-EMAM, HANI SALIM, HOSSAM SALLAM and OSAMA EL-HUSSEINY

  • Effect of Pre-Strained CFRP Composite Patch on Cracked Steel Plates

HESHAM EL-EMAM, ALAA ELSISI, HANI SALM, MOHAMED SELEEM and HOSSAM SALLAM

  • Analysis of Laminated Composite Stiffener with Unsymmetrical C-section

WEN CHAN

  • Testing FRP Bridge Decks

JEROME O’CONNOR, AMJAD AREF, STEPHEN AYERS and MARIA LOPEZ

 

PROGRESSIVE DAMAGE 2

  • Meso-Scale Constitutive Response of Woven Composites Subjected to Large Deformation

BEHRAD KOOHBOR and ADDIS KIDANE

  • Identification of Material Parameters for Damage Model of Ductile Failure in Thermoplastic Polymers

AZADEH SHEIDAEI, FARHANG POURBOGHRAT, TAEJOON PARK and FADI ABU-FARHA

  • Estimating the Process Zone Length of Fracture Tests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2604

JIAWEN XIE, ANTHONY WAAS and MOSTAFA RASSAIAN

  • Observations and Lessons Learned from Composite Progressive Damage Analysis Benchmarking Exercise

STEPHEN CLAY and STEPHEN ENGELSTAD

 

NDE & SHM 3

  • Ultrasonic NDE Simulation for Composite Manufacturing Defects

CARA LECKEY and PETER JUAREZ

  • Benchmarking of Computational Models for NDE and SHM of Composites

KEVIN WHEELER, CARA LECKEY, VASYL HAFIYCHUK, PETER JUAREZ, DOGAN TIMUCIN, STEFAN SCHUET and HALYNA HAFIYCHUK

  • DPSM Modeling of Wave Propagation in Anisotropic Half Space

SAJAN SHRESTHA and SOURAV BANERJEE

  • Model-Based Inversion of Flash Thermography Nondestructive Evaluation Measurements of Composites

STEPHEN HOLLAND, ELIZABETH GREGORY and BRYAN SCHIEFELBEIN

 

TESTING AND CHARACTERIZATION 5

  • Tribological Behavior of PTFE/PEEK Composite

SHUREN QU, JONATHAN PENARANDA and SU-SU WANG

  • Four Probe Electrical Resistance Characterization of Carbon Fiber and Carbon Nanotube Buckypaper Composites

ROBERT HART and OLESYA ZHUPANSKA

  • Similitude Analysis of the Strain Field for Loaded Composite I-Beams Emulating Wind Turbine Blades

MOHAMAD ASL, CHRISTOPHER NIEZRECKI, JAMES SHERWOOD and PETER AVITABILE

  • Development of a Carbon Composite Rocket Motor Case

HASAN HIZLI and AZADE CIHANBEYLERDEN

 

MULTIFUNCTIONAL AND SMART COMPOSITES 7

  • Precise Monitoring of Damage Evolution in Laminated Composite Materials Using Integrated Carbon Nanotube Fiber Sensors: Experimental Results and Validation

JANDRO ABOT, JUDE ANIKE, SAM MORTIN, JOSEPH BILLS, VANESSA GONZAGA, GLEYSON OLIVEIRA, PEDRO SILVA, RONALDO ARAUJO, VICTOR BARBOSA, ERDEM AKAY and KALAYU BELAY

  • Electro-Mechanical Simulation of Multifunctional Composite Structural Batteries

DANIEL PEREZ and RYAN KARKKAINEN

  • Toughness Enhancement Mechanisms in Polymer Nanocomposites Due to Length Scale Effects at the Nanoscale

SAMIT ROY and ABHISHEK KUMAR

  • Analysis-Driven Design of Vascular Antennas Embedded in Multifunctional Composites

DARREN HARTL, GEOFFREY FRANK, GREGORY HUFF and JEFFERY BAUR

 

ADVANCES IN MODELING 2

  • Flexural Stiffness of Thick Walled Composite Tubes

SUONG HOA, EL GEUCHY AHMED and CANHUI ZHANG

  • Modelling of Variable Stiffness Plates Based on Mechanics of Structure Genome

YUFEI LONG and WENBIN YU

  • Analytical Modeling for Stress Distribution around Composite Interference Fit Joints with Elastic Pins

TAO WU, KAIFU ZHANG, HUI CHENG, PING LIU, YI LIANG and YUAN LI

  • Plasticity Tool for Predicting Shear Nonlinearity of Unidirectional Laminates under Multiaxial Loading

JOHN WANG and GEOFFREY BOMARITO

 

AUTOMOTIVE PROCESSING & CHARACTERIZATION

  • Experimental Methods to Characterize the Woven Composite Prepreg Behavior during the Preforming Process

WEIZHAO ZHANG, HUAQING REN, JIE LU, ZIXUAN ZHANG, LINGXUAN SU, JANE WANG, DANIELLE ZENG, XUMING SU and JIAN CAO

  • An Evaluation of the FABRIC Material Model in ABAQUS/EXPLICIT for Composite Preforming Analysis Suitability

LIANGKAI MA, JAY TUDOR and JEFF ZAWISZA

  • 3D Representative Volume Element Reconstruction of Fiber Composites via Orientation Tensor and Substructure Features

YI LI, WEI CHEN, XUEJUN JIN and HONGYI XU

  • Lightweight Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) Composites Containing Cellulose Nanocrystals

AMIR ASADI, MARK MILLER, ARJUN SINGH, ROBERT MOON, KYRIAKI KALAITZIDOU

 

NATURAL, BIO, GREEN & NOVEL COMPOSITES

  • Studies on the Synthesis and Characterization of Epoxidized Soybean Oil

SHATORI MEADOWS, CHRISTINA YOUNG, DANIEL ABUGRI, MAHESH HOSUR and SHAIK JEELANI

  • Manufacturing of Mycology Composites

SONIA TRAVAGLINI, CKH DHARAN and PHILIP ROSS

  • Mode I Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Natural Fiber Stitched Flax/Epoxy Composite Laminates – Experimental and Numerical Analysis
  1. RAVANDI, W.S. TEO, L.Q.N. TRAN, M.S. YONG and T.E. TAY
  • Carbon-Polymer Composites From Natural Precursors: Micro-Structural, Thermal and Mechanical Properties
  1. FIROOZIAN, H.P.S. KHALIL and HAZIZAN AKIL

 

MOLECULAR MODELING

  • Effect of Adding Boron Nitride Nanotubes on Mechanical Properties of Epoxy862 Nanocomposite

MAHDI GHAZIZADEH, JOSEPH ESTEVEZ, AJIT KELKAR and JAMES RYAN

  • Multidisciplinary Optimization of Cross-Linked Polymers Based on Molecular Dynamics Simulation

YUTAKA OYA, KOICHI TANABE, GOTA KIKUGAWA and TOMONAGA OKABE

  • Molecular Dynamics Study of the Mechanical Properties of Silica Glass using ReaxFF

SANJIB CHOWDHURY, ROBERT ELDER, TIMOTHY SIRK, BAZLE HAQUE, JAN ANDZELM and JOHN GILLESPIE, JR.

  • Molecular Modeling of Crosslinked High-Temperature BismaleimideResins:Matrimid-5292

MATTHEW RADUE, VIKAS VARSHNEY, JEFFERY BAUR, AJIT ROY and GREGORY ODEGARD

 

CIVIL TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Achieving Worldwide Code Acceptance for the Use of Advanced Composite Materials to Strengthen Civil Structures

SCOTT ARNOLD and ELAINE MERIWETHER

  • Finite Element Analysis into the Flexural Response of CFRP Strengthened Prestressed Concrete Girders

BO YAN, TIAN BAI, RIYAD ABOUTAHA and HOSSEIN ATAEI

  • Shear Resistance of GFRP Composite Bars for Concrete Pavement Joints

JIA XU, CHENG TAN and RIYAD ABOUTAHA

  • Ductility of CFRP Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Flexural Members

CHENG TAN, JIA XU and RIYAD ABOUTAHA

 

PROGRESSIVE DAMAGE 3

  • Characterization of Energy Dissipation in Fiber/Matrix Composites under Transverse Tension

KEITH BALLARD and JOHN WHITCOMB

  • Progressive Failure Analysis of a Stack of Aligned Prepreg Platelets

SERGII KRAVCHENKO, DREW SOMMER and R. BYRON PIPES

  • An Efficient Virtual Testing Framework to Simulate the Interacting Effect of Intra-laminar and Inter-laminar Damage Progression in Composite Laminates

MINA SHAHBAZI, REZA VAZIRI and NAVID ZOBEIRY

  • Progressive Damage and Failure Analysis of Composite Laminates Using XFEM/CZM Coupled Approach

RYO HIGUCHI, TOMONAGA OKABE, KENICHI YOSHIOKA and TOSHIO MAGASHIMA

 

COMPOSITES EDUCATION

  • Public Speaking and Media Interactions: Avenues for Outreach and Dissemination of Research Outcomes

NIKHIL GUPTA

  • Uniting Composite Manufacturing Theory and Application: Practical Manufacturing Methods in a Team-Based Curriculum

MICHAEL KNAUF, EDUARDO BAROCIO, JUSTIN MILLER, MATTHEW PRALL, ORZURI GARAIZAR, DREW SOMMER, ORION WINGFIELD, NATHAN SHARP, RONALD STERKENBURG and R. BYRON PIPES

  • The Composites Design and Manufacturing HUB: Advancing Composites Education in the Classroom

JOHNATHAN GOODSELL and WENBIN YU

  • Design, Build, Test of Composites for Supersonic Ping PongBalls

MARK PANKOW

 

STABILITY & POSTBUCKLING

  • Buckling Tests of Sandwich Cylindrical Shells With and Without Cut-outs

CHIARA BISAGNI

  • Dynamic Instability of Antisymmetric Cross-Ply Laminated Composite Rectangular Thin Plates Based On Large Deflections Theory

MEHDI DARABI and RAJAMOHAN GANESAN

  • Buckling Design and Imperfection Sensitivity of Sandwich Composite Launch-Vehicle Shell Structures

MARC SCHULTZ, DAVID SLEIGHT, DAVID MYERS, ALLEN WATERS, JR., PRASAD CHUNCHU, ANDREW LOVEJOY and MARK HILBURGER

  • Delamination Buckling Response of 3D Fiber-Metal Laminates Subjected to different loading Rates

DAVIDE DE CICCO and FARID TAHERI

 

SANDWICH PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS

  • Influence of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube on Interfacial Fatigue Performance of Glass Epoxy Polyvinyl Chloride Core Sandwich Composites

ALAK PATRA and NILANJAN MITRA

  • The Influence of Surface Finishing of Core on the Impact Behaviour of Polymer Foam-cored Sandwich Structures

CIHAN KABOGLU, SORAIA PIMENTA, ANDY MORRIS and JOHN DEAR

  • Strengthening of Honeycomb Cardboard by FRP as Promising Green Panels

WALEED AHMED, ALI HILAL-ALNAQBI, ANAS HALLALO and AHMAD ALTELBANI

 

AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS

  • Technical Challenges and R&D Needs for Compressed Hydrogen Storage On-Board Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

JOHN GANGLOFF, JR., GRACE ORDAZ, JESSE ADAMS and NED STETSON

  • Crush Analysis of Compression Modeled Chopped Fiber Tubes

SABER DORMOHAMMADI, DADE HUANG, MASSIMILIANO REPUPILLI, FRANK ABDI, YUYANG SONG and UMESH GANDHI

  • Modeling of Crush Behavior of Carbon Fiber Composites

VENKAT AITHARAJU, HAMID KIA, SATVIR AASHAT and VAMSI PULUGURTHA

 

DYNAMIC RESPONSE MODELING

  • Free Vibration of Doubly Tapered Laminated Composite Beams using Hierarchical Finite Element Method

AMIN FAZILI and RAJAMOHAN GANESAN

  • Hygrothermal Analysis of Composite Beams under Moving Loads

MOIZ HANIF and NITHI SIVANERI

  • Failure Analysis of Composite Beams under Moving Loads

NITHI SIVANERI and MOIZ HANIF

 

MANUFACTURING AND PROCESSING 6

  • Simulation of the Automation of Composite Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture

MATTEO POLCARI and JAMES SHERWOOD

  • Modeling of Resin Transfer Molding of Carbon Fiber Composites

VENKAT AITHARAJU, HANG YU, SELINA ZHAO, JOHN OWENS, PRAVEEN PASUPULETI and MARK DOROUDIAN

  • Understanding and Prediction of Fibre Waviness Defect Generation

STEPHEN HALLETT, JONATHAN BELNOUE, OLIVER NIXON-PEARSON, TASSOS MESOGITIS, JAMES KRATZ, DMITRY IVANOV, IVANA PARTRIDGE and KEVIN POTTER

 

MATERIALS FOR DURABILITY AND DAMAGE TOLERANCE 1

  • Evolution of Damage Mechanisms and Remaining Properties in Carbon Fiber Composite Materials

PRASUN MAJUMDAR, JALLISA CLIFFORD, HUNTER GOMAN and KEVIN EPLEY

  • Hybridization Strategy for Improving Damage Tolerance of Three Phase Composites

ERDEM SELVER and PRASAD POTLURI

  • Modeling, Synthesizing and Testing Nacre-inspired CFRP Structures for Improved Damage Tolerance

FEDERICO NARDUCCI and SILVESTRE PINHO

 

PROGRESSIVE DAMAGE 4

  • A Continuum Damage Mechanics Model to Predict Kink-Band Propagation Using Deformation Gradient Tensor Decomposition

ANDREW BERGAN and FRANK LEONE, JR.

  • Analysis and Characterization of Damage and Failure Utilizing a Generalized Composite Material Model Suitable for Use in Impact Problems

ROBERT GOLDBERG, KELLY CARNEY, PAUL DUBOIS, BILAL KHALED, CANIO HOFFARTH, SUBRAMANIAM RAJAN and GUNTHER BLANKENHORN

  • Modelling Failure Mechanisms in Composites Subjected to Impact and Post-impact Compression

M.R. ABIR, T.E. TAY and H.P. LEE

 

NDE & SHM 4

  • Fiber Orientation Assessment on Laminated Carbon Fiber Composites using Eddy Current Probe

RUSSELL WINCHESKI, SELINA ZHAO and LIBBY BERGER

  • Advances in In-Situ Inspection of Automated Fiber Placement Systems

PETER JUAREZ, ELLIOTT CRAMER and JEFFERY SEEBO

  • Development of a Fully Automated Guided Wave System for In-process Cure Monitoring of CFRP Composite Laminates

TYLER HUDSON, BRIAN GRIMSLEY and FUH-GWO YUAN

 

SANDWICH EXPERIMENTS AND MODELING

  • Mechanical Performance of Repaired Sandwich Panels: Experimental characterization and Finite-Element Modelling

EMNA GHAZALI, MARIE-LAURE DANO, AUGUSTIN GAKWAYA and CHARLES-OLIVIER AMYOT

  • Composite Box-Beam Failure Modes and Strength: 3D Modeling and Analysis and Comparison with Experimental Results

TUNG-PEI YU, AKIRA MIYASE, KING HIM LO and SU SU WANG

  • The Mechanical Behavior of Foam-filled Corrugated Core Sandwich Panels in Lateral Compression

M.R.M. REJAB, D. BACHTIAR, J.P. SIREGAR, P. PARUKA, S.H.S.M. FADZULLAH, B. ZHANG and W.J. CANTWELL

 

MODELING THE EFFECTS OF DEFECTS

  • Heterogeneous Fracture Mechanics Representations of the Effects of Defects from Manufacturing to End of Life

VAMSEE VADLAMUDI, KENNETH REIFSNIDER, RASSEL RAIHAN and FAZLE RABBI

  • Multiscale Analysis of Stitched CFRP Composites Including the Effect of Geometrical Imperfection

AKINORI YOSHIMURA, ANTHONY WAAS, HAYATO FUKUI, MASAHIRO NAKAYAMA and RYOSUKE MATSUZAKI

  • Coupling Process and Structural Simulations in Crash Application

MOHAMMAD ROUHI, SERGIO COSTA, MACIEJ WYSOCKI and RENAUD GUTKIN

 

MANUFACTURING AND PROCESSING 7

  • Evaluation of Tow-Steering Effects—Mechanical Coupon Testing

BENJAMIN SMITH

  • Dynamic Mechanical Analysis of Cenosphere/HDPE Syntactic Foams

STEVEN ZELTMANN, NIKHIL GUPTA, BHARATH KUMAR and MRITYUNJAY DODDAMANI

  • Microvoid Formation in Fiber Tows with Non-Uniformly Spaced Fibers

MICHAEL YEAGER, PAVEL SIMACEK and SURESH ADVANI

 

MATERIALS FOR DURABILITY AND DAMAGE TOLERANCE 2

  • Effect of Fiber-Orientation on the Long-Term Thermo-Oxidative Degradation in Composite Laminates

JIANYONG LIANG and KISHORE POCHIRAJU

  • Pseudo-Ductile Hybrid Composites with Overload Sensing Capability

MICHAEL WISNOM, GERGELY CZEL, MEISAM JALAVAND and KEVIN POTTER

  • Mechanical Properties of Hierarchical Discontinuous Composites

JOEL HENRY and SORAIA PIMENTA

 

INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED COMPOSITES MANUFACTURING INNOVATION

  • Characterization Inspired Manufacturing of Carbon Fiber Composites Considering Multiscale Response

DAYAKAR PENUMADU, JOSHUA CRABTREE, MATTHEW KANT, STEPHEN YOUNG and NATHAN MEEK

  • Cure Monitoring of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composite via Laser Vibrometry

LIUDMYLA PROZOROVSKA, RAYMOND BOND and DOUGLAS ADAMS

  • A Special Case of the Brinkman Equation for 2D Flow in Composite Laminates

NATHAN SHARP and R. BYRON PIPES

 

NDE & SHM 5

  • Automated Data Analysis Algorithms for Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation of Complex Composite Panels

JOHN ALDRIN, DAVID FORSYTH and JOHN WELTER

  • A Roadmap to Account for Potential Uncertainties in Non-Destructive Testing during Structural Health Monitoring of Composites

MILANI, D. FREY, R. SEETHALER, J. RAMKUMAR, CRAWFORD, H. HEIMOURI, F. ISLAM and P. PAL

  • Numerical Simulation of Induction Thermography on a Laminated Composite Panel

GANG LI and MARC GENEST

 

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