Fatigue Behaviour of Fiber Reinforced Polymers

Experiments and Simulations

Edited by:
Wei-Xing Yao, Ph.D., Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics;
Jacques Renard, Ph.D., Centre des matériaux P. M. Fourt, Mines-Paris Tec; and
Norbert Himmel, Ph.D., Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe GmbH

Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Fatigue of Composites (ICFC5)

ISBN: 978-1-60595-091-4, ©2012, 291 pages, 8×10, Hardcover


  • Fatigue analysis of laminated, braided, woven composites and nanocomposites
  • Critical data for long-term composites’ performance

Book is organized around new experiments in and modeling of fatigue and its effects over a range of composite materials subjected to multiple mechanical and thermal stresses. An objective of the investigations discussed is to explain failure mechanisms and improve long-term loading prediction and performance. Chapters in the book are edited and refereed presentations made at the most recent ICFC5 conference, held in Nanjing, China.


Fatigue Life Assessment via Ply-By-Ply Stress Analysis Under Biaxial Loading
F. Schmidt, T. J. Adam and P. Horst
A Residual Stiffness—Residual Strength Coupled Model for Composite Laminate
Under Fatigue Loading

W. Lian
Damage in Thermoplastic Composite Structures: Application to High Pressure
Hydrogen Storage Vessels

C. Thomas, F. Nony, S. Villalonga and J. Renard
Cyclic Interlaminar Crack Growth in Unidirectional and Braided Composites
S. Stelzer, G. Pinter, M. Wolfahrt, A. J. Brunner and J. Noisternig
Experimental Analysis and Modelling of Fatigue Behaviour of Thick Woven
Laminated Composites

P. Nimdum and J. Renard
Fatigue Behaviour of Woven Composite π Joint
J. Zhang, Y. Fu, L. Zhao, X. Liang, H. Huang and B. Fei
Monotonic and Cyclic Deformation Behavior of Ultrasonically Welded
Hybrid Joints Between Light Metals and Carbon Fiber
Reinforced Polymers (CFRP)

F. Balle and D. Eifler
Fatigue-Driven Residual Life Models Based on Controlling Fatigue Stress and Strain
in Carbon Fibre/Epoxy Composites

J. J. Xiong, J. B. Bai and C. Y. Luo
An Energy-Based Fatigue Approach for Composites Combining
Failure Mechanisms, Strength and Stiffness Degradation

H. Krüger, R. Rolfes and E. Jansen
Fatigue Life Prediction Of Off-Axis Unidirectional Laminate
F. WU and W.-X. YAO
Thermal Fatigue of AX41 Magnesium Alloy Based Composite Studied Using
Thermal Expansivity Measurements

Z. Drozd, Z. Trojanová and P. Lukáč
Fabrication of TI/APC-2 Nanocomposite Laminates and Their Fatigue Response at
Elevated Temperature

M.-H. R. Jen, C.-K. Chang, Y.-C. Sung and F.-C. Hsu
Fatigue and Fracture of Elastomeric Matrix Nanocomposites
C. Bathias and S. Dong
Fatigue Delamination of Carbon Fiber Fabrics Reinforced PPS Laminates
J. Bassery and J. Renard
Damage Mechanism and Fatigue Behaviour of Uniaxially and Sequentially Loaded
Wound Tube Specimens

F. Schmidt and P. Horst
Influence of Thermal and Mechanical Cycles on the Damping Behaviour of
Mg Based-Nanocomposite

Z. Trojanová, A. Makowska-Mielczarek, W. Riehemann and P. Lukáč
Delamination Detection in CFRP Laminates Using A0 and S0 Lamb Wave Modes
N. Hu, Y.-L. Liu, H. Fukunaga and Y. Li
Calorimetric Analysis of Dissipative Effects Associated with the Fatigue of
GFRP Composites

H. Sawadogo, S. Panier and S. Hariri
Correlation Between Crack Propagation Rate and Cure Process of Epoxy Resins
V. Trappe, S. Günzel and M. Jaunich

Author Index

Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Fatigue of Composites (ICFC5)

ISBN: 978-1-60595-091-4, ©2012, 291 pages, 8×10, Hardcover


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