Proceedings of the American Society for Composites—Thirty-Fifth Technical Conference on Composite Materials

Edited by: Kishore Pochiraju, PhD, Stevens Institute of Technology and Nikhil Gupta, PhD, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

978-1-60595-665-7, September 2020, Online Proceedings

Most recent composites research

  • Over 140 original reports on key composite materials research; referenced and illustrated in color
  • Critical information on modeling the behavior and the advanced manufacturing of composite materials
  • Coverage of machine learning methods for composites, ICME in composite materials, impact dynamic response, composites in extreme environments, and nanoscale and nanostructured composites
  • Analysis and predictions for progressive damage and failure, and extreme temperatures
  • Applications for aircraft and wind turbine blades
  • Includes a special section on Composite Airframe Life Extension (CALE)

This edited collection provides the latest reports from researchers at universities, government agencies and private companies around the theme Digital Design and Additive Manufacturing. The collection comprises new investigations of composite materials including coverage of nanostructured composites, machine learning, bio-based composites, and multifunctional and smart composites.


Key words: ICME, machine learning, carbon nanotube, additive manufacturing, stochastic modeling, CALE

ADVANCED AND ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Fabrication and Characterization of Sandwich Composites Containing Micro- and Nano-Channel Architectures
ERIC D. SCHMID, MARC ROBINSON, WILLIAM CROSS and DAVID R. SALEM

Improved Manufacturing of High-Performance Composites by Frontal Polymerization
NIL A. PARIKH, PHILIPPE H. GEUBELLE and NANCY R. SOTTOS

Effect of Lightning Strike on the Compressive Strength of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers—A Finite Element Study
M. DHANYA and C. S. YERRAMALLI

Manufacturing Simulation of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites for Evaluation of Residual Stress and Strains
HANGIL YOU, SEBASTIAN BLANCO, HYOUNGJUN LIM, TOMAS WEBBE KEREKES and GUN JIN YUN

A Computationally Efficient Thermomechanical Model for the In-Situ Polymerization of a Methyl Methacrylate-Based Resin in a Thick Glass Fiber Laminate
SARAH F. GAYOT, CHRISTIAN BAILLY, THOMAS PARDOEN, PIERRE GÉRARD and FREDERIK VAN LOOCK

Compressive Behavior of 3D Printed Foam
S. BHARATH, PAVANA PRABHAKAR, SUHASINI GURURAJA and MRITYUNAJY DODDAMANI

Measurement of Constitutive Properties of Additively Manufactured Epoxy Composites for Application to Sandwich Structures
ANDREW ABBOTT, G. P. TANDON, HILMAR KOERNER and JEFFERY BAUR

Prediction of Crack Propagation Along Non-Uniform Raster Patterns in AM Composites
BRENDAN P. CROOM, MARK FLORES, DANIEL RAPKING, OZGUR KELES and JULIAN DEGERY

Hot Isostatic Pressing to Enhance Inter-Laminar Tensile Strength in Additively Manufactured Carbon Fiber-PEEK Parts
NATHANIEL HEATHMAN, TIMOTHY YAP and MEHRAN TEHRANI

3D Printing of Kenaf Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Polymer Composites
MAXIM LIVCHAK, PARAMJOT SINGH, RAJEEVA THILAKARATNE, JAGANNADH SATYAVOLU and KUNAL KATE

High Speed Puncture Properties of Additively Manufactured ULTEMTM 9085 Exposed to Hot/Wet Conditions
THOMAS J. WHITNEY, ALEX R. ELSBROCK and ROBERT L. LOWE

Digital Design and Manufacturing with Thermomechanical Process Simulation for Fused Filament Fabrication 3D Printing
SALEH KHANJAR, QASIM SHAIKH, KAVISH SUDAN, PIERRE-YVES LAVERTU and KUNAL H. KATE

Formation of Letters a, b, c Using 4D Printing of Composites
SUONG V. HOA and DANIEL I. ROSCA

Additive Manufacturing of Controlled Porous Elastomeric Nanocomposites for Enhanced Sensing Function
MUSA SUKATI, ANIRBAN MONDAL, MRINAL C. SAHA, YINGTAO LIU, STEVEN PATTERSON and THOMAS ROBISON

Development of Virtual Process Simulation and Validation for a Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Panel
SELINA ZHAO, WILLIAM R. RODGERS ARNAUD DEREIMS, ADAM BURLEY and VENKAT AITHARAJU

Reverse Engineering of 3D Printed Composite Part by Toolpath Reconstruction
KAUSHIK YANAMANDRA, GUAN LIN CHEN, XIANBO XU, GARY MAC and NIKHIL GUPTA

Numerical Simulation of Resin-Fiber Interactions for Advanced Composites Manufacturing
JEREMY MCCASLIN, XIAOCHEN LI and BO JIN

 

ANALYSIS & MATERIAL CHARACTERIZATION

Transverse Failure Behavior of Continuous Fiber Reinforced Composites
ZOLTÁN MAJOR, EVA HEIML, LUDOVIC NOELS, IMRE KALLAI and ANNA KALTIES

A Constitutive Model for Materials with Transversely Isotropic Strain Locking Microstructures
NICOLAS PAYNE and KISHORE POCHIRAJU

Optical Characterization of Nanosilica-filled Bisphenol-F Epoxy and Carbon Fiber Composites
CHINDAM CHANDRAPRAKASH, ANIRUDDH VASHISTH, THIRUVELU BHUVANA and CHARLES E. BAKIS

Interlaminar Shear Strength of Carbon/Epoxy Composite with Aligned Carbon Nanotube Yarn Interlayers
AVERY D. BROWN, CHARLES E. BAKIS and EDWARD C. SMITH

Effects of Periodic Stitching Patterns on the Strain Distribution in Polymer Composites
RADWA ALAZIZ, SHUVAM SAHA, RANI W. SULLIVAN and ZHENHUA TIAN

Fracture Toughness of Stitched CFRP Composites Using Optical Fiber Strains
ADITYA SHAH, DANIEL DRAKE and RANI W. SULLIVAN

Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Large Scale Effect on Buckling and Post-Buckling Behavior of Tubular Structures
CHAO ZHANG and K. T. TAN

In-situ Healing of Mode-I Fatigue Crack in CFRP Composite Using Thermoplastic Healant
NILESH J. VISHE, SAMEER B. MULANI and SAMIT ROY

Dynamic Response of Filled Elastomers
VAHIDREZA ALIZADEH and ALIREZA V. AMIRKHIZI

Impact of Ultrasonication on Carbon Nanotube Demixing and Damage in Polymer Nanocomposites
JAYADURGA IYER GANAPATHI, DILHAN M. KALYON and FRANK T. FISHER

Novel Homogenized 3D Brick Element for Multiscale Modeling Using Mechanics of Structure Genome
RONG CHIU, DHANANJAY RAO and WENBIN YU

Effect of Moisture on the Tensile Properties of Composites with Bio-based Fibers and Matrix
SERENAH PAULIUC, AMIR BARAKATI and CHARLES E. BAKIS

Design and Evaluation of Load Path Tailored Composite Panels
YUICHIRO AOKI, KAZUSHI SASAKI, SUNAO SUGIMOTO and TOSHIYA NAKAMURA

Stiffness Degradation and the Fatigue Behavior of Low-flow Carbon Fiber Sheet Molding Compounds
PHILIPP S. STELZER, THOMAS HEBERTINGER, VOLKER REISECKER, JULIA MAIER and ZOLTÁN MAJOR

Modified Lap Shear Test for Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) of Steered Thermoplastic Composite Tape
AADHITHYA RAJASEKARAN and FARJAD SHADMEHRI

Full-Field Experimental Analysis of Sandwich Plates/Beams Under Bending
AUSTIN GIORDANO, LINGTAO MAO and FU-PEN CHIANG

Novel Techniques for Investigating Shear of PMCs
LUKE GEISE and MARK FLORES

Characterization of Damage Evolution as a Function of Material Architecture: A Computational Model Comparison
DANIEL RAPKING, BERT LIU, DAVID MOLLENHAUER, OFIR SHOR, KEISUKE UMEZAWA, ENDEL IARVE and KEVIN HOOS

 

COMPOSITES IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS

Elucidating the Impact of Microbial Interactions on Fiber-Reinforced Polymers Composites
MUHAMMAD ALI IMAM, ADAM M. BREISTER, ZHICHAO ZHOU, KARTHIK ANANTHARAMAN and PAVANA PRABHAKAR

Damage Detection in Polymer Matrix Composites by Analysis of Polymer-Water Interactions Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
OGHENEOVO IDOLOR, RISHABH GUHA, KATHERINE BERKOWITZ and LANDON GRACE

Effect of Moisture Absorption on the Fracture Toughness and Morphology of Halloysite Nanoclay-Epoxy Nanocomposites
ALEXANDRA GRANTHAM, THOMAS MOCKLER, SHAINAZ LANDGE and ERMIAS G. KORICHO

Effect of Fiber Packing on Moisture Diffusivity and Tortuosity in Fiber Reinforced Composites
SABARINATHAN P. SUBRAMANIYAN, MUHAMMAD A. IMAM and PAVANA PRABHAKAR

Elevated-Temperature Thermal Conductivity for PEEK-Matrix Composite with Carbon Fibers, Graphite Flakes and PTFE
SALVADOR MENDEZ SANTOS, SHUREN QU and SU SU WANG

Effects of Graphene Nanoplatelets on the Lightning Strike Damage Response of Carbon Fiber Epoxy Composite Laminates
WENHUA LIN, BODIUZZAMAN JONY, KAMRAN YOUSEFPOUR, YEQING WANG, CHANYEOP PARK and SAMIT ROY

Novel Testing Technique to Evaluate the Durability of Textile Composites at Extreme Environments
LUCERO BUENDIA, ITZEL TORRES and ALEJANDRA CASTELLANOS

Low Cost Carbon Fiber as Potential Lightning Strike Protection for Wind Turbine Blades
VIPIN KUMAR, SURBHI SUBASH KORE, MERLIN THEODORE, YEQING WANG, KAMRAN YOUSEFPOUR, WENHUA LIN, CHANYEOP PARK, UDAY VAIDYA and VLASTIMIL KUNC

Micromechanics Modeling of Polymer Matrix Composites Undergoing Pyrolysis
TEJA G. K. KONDURI and OLESYA I. ZHUPANSKA

 

DURABILITY AND DAMAGE TOLERANCE

Considering the Randomness of Mechanical Properties in Simulations of Discontinuous Fiber Reinforced Composites
SAKIB IQBAL, XINRAN XIAO, BEICHEN LI and KESTUTIS SONTA

Experimental and Numerical Study of Damages Induced by Low-Velocity Impact on 4th Generation Composite Laminates
SALIM CHAIBI, CHRISTOPHE BOUVET, FRÉDÉRIC LAURIN, JOHANN RANNOU, JULIEN BERTHE, FABRICE CONGOURDEAU and DOMINIQUE MARTINI

Increasing the Translaminar Fracture Toughness of Carbon Fibre Composites by Hybridising with High-Performance Polymer Fibres
YORAN GEBOES, AMALIA KATALAGARIANAKIS, JAN IVENS and YENTL SWOLFS

Characterization and Modeling of Blast Resistance Behavior of Carbon Composites
CHIAN-FONG YEN, ROGER VELDMAN and CHARLES CHIH-TSAI CHEN

Assessment of Material State for Predicting the Durability of Composites
VAMSEE VADLAMUDI, MUTHU RAM PRABHU ELENCHEZHIAN, PARTHA PRATIM DAS, RASSEL RAIHAN and KENNETH REIFSNIDER

Investigating Transverse Ply Thickness and Cracking Effects on the Tensile Strain to Failure of Thin-Ply, Cross-Ply Carbon Composites Using X-Ray Computed Tomography
TAMAS REV, FRANK A. LEONE, ANDREW E. LOVEJOY and MICHAEL R. WISNOM

 

ICME OF COMPOSITES

Integrated Simulations for the Structural Performance of Composites
WILLIAM R. RODGERS, GURPINDER DHALIWAL, ARNAUD DEREIMS, SELINA ZHAO, GAETAN BOIVIN, ADAM BURLEY and VENKAT AITHARAJU

Multiscale Modelling of the Cure Process in Thermoset Polymers Using ICME
P. DESHPANDE, S. SHAH, S. PATIL, K. KASHMARI, MICHAEL OLAYA, G. M. ODEGARD and M. MAIARÙ

Multi-scale Approach to Predict Cure-Induced Residual Stresses in an Epoxy System
SAGAR PATIL, SAGAR SHAH, PRATHAMESH DESHPANDE, KHATEREH KASHMARI, MICHAEL OLAYA, GREGORY ODEGARD and MARIANNA MAIARÙ

 

IMPACT DYNAMIC RESPONSE

Impact Damage Tolerance Enhancement of Woven Composites at Extreme Environments
ZACKERY NIETO and ALEJANDRA CASTELLANOS

Hail Impact Testing of Stitched Carbon Fiber Epoxy Composites Laminates
WENHUA LIN, YEQING WANG, SPENCER LAMPKIN, WALKER PHILIPS, SAMUEL PRABHAKAR, RYDEN SMITH, LINCOLN WHITTINGTON, YIN FAN, ROB WOLZ, WIL WHITTINGTON and HONGJOO RHEE

In-situ Observation of Dynamic Damage Evolution Inside GFRCs Through High-Speed X-ray PCI
JINLING GAO, NESREDIN KEDIR, CODY DEAN KIRK, JULIO ANDRES HERNANDEZ, JUNYU WANG, XUEDONG ZHAI, TODD HORN, GARAM KIM, KAMEL FEZZAA, FRANCESCO DE CARLO, PAVEL SHEVCHENKO, TYLER TALLMAN, RONALD STERKENBURG and WEINONG CHEN

Quasi-Static and Dynamic Analysis of Composite Panels: Challenges in Engineering-Level Commercial Software
PARIA NAGHIPOUR and STEVEN M. ARNOLD

Impact Dynamic Behavior of Soft Composites at Low Temperatures
RAFAEL CONSARNAU, TUAN NGUYEN and DANIEL WHISLER

Dynamic Fracture of Thermosetting Resin System for Additive Manufacturing of Advanced Composites Using Digital Light Processing
NICHOLAS BRUNSTAD, KAMRAN MAKARIAN, AHMED M. H. IBRAHIM, NICOLAS J. ALVAREZ, GIUSEPPE PALMESE and LESLIE LAMBERSON

Low Velocity Impact Testing of Ice on Steel and Composite Specimen
ARNOB BANIK and K. T. TAN

Experimental Evaluation of Axial Crush Behavior of Woven Tubular Laminates with a Moving Support Condition
RUDY T. HALUZA, J. MICHAEL PEREIRA, CHARLES R. RUGGERI, JUSTIN D. LITTELL, CHARLES E. BAKIS and KEVIN L. KOUDELA

Understanding Post-Impact Compressive/ Bending Performance of Composites Using Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics Model
T. TAN

 

MACHINE LEARNING METHODS FOR COMPOSITES

Unsupervised Learning Methods for Identification of Defects in Heterogeneous Materials
MUTHU RAM PRABHU ELENCHEZHIAN, VAMSEE VADLAMUDI, RASSEL RAIHAN and KENNETH REIFSNIDER

Deep Reinforcement Learning for Composite Material Optimization
HAOTIAN FENG and PAVANA PRABHAKAR

Learning Composite Constitutive Laws Via Coupling Abaqus and Deep Neural Network
FEI TAO, XIN LIU, HAODONG DU and WENBIN YU

A Framework for Bayesian Calibration of Fiber-Reinforced Composite Material Properties
DAVID NAJERA, ERIC JAYSON, THOMAS BOARD and DOUG MELVILLE

Parametrization of Reactive Potential using Genetic Algorithm and Machine Learning Techniques
CHAITANYA M. DAKSHA, JEJOON YEON, SANJIB C. CHOWDHURY and JOHN W. GILLESPIE, JR.

Optimal Design of Nanocomposite Material and Fabrication Parameters Using Artificial Neural Network
TYLER LOTT, JUHYEONG LEE and SOM DUTTA

 

MICROMECHANICS

In-Situ Characterization of Polymer Matrix Composites and Progressive Damage Analysis of Virtually Reconstructed Microstructures
SAGAR SHAH, EVGENIA PLAKA, MATHEW SCHEY, JIE HU, FUQIANG LIU, TIBOR BEKE, SCOTT E. STAPLETON and MARIANNA MAIARU

Analysis of Composites Reinforced with Functionally Graded Inclusions
SEIICHI NOMURA and NILABH KRISHNA

Statistical Descriptors of Composite Fiber Aggregation
SCOTT E. STAPLETON, JAMAL F. HUSSEINI, MATHEW SCHEY, TIBOR BEKE and EVAN J. PINEDA

Interfacial Shear Strength (IFSS) and Absorbed Energy Versus Temperature in Carbon Fiber-Thermoplastic Composites via Single Fiber Pullout Testing
BRANNDON R. CHEN, NITHIN K. PARAMBIL, JOSEPH M. DEITZEL, JOHN W. GILLESPIE JR., LOAN T. VO and PETER SAROSI

Tailoring the S-2 Glass/Epoxy Interface Properties Through Chemical Vapor Deposition of Silane Adhesion Promotors
MUNETAKA KUBOTA, SANJIB CHOWDHURY, JOSEPH M. DEITZEL, JOHN W. GILLESPIE JR. and GIUSEPPE R. PALMESE

An Extended Annular Coated Inclusion Model with Imperfect Interfaces
FRANK T. FISHER and ZHEN WANG

Effect of Local Fiber Volume Fraction Variation on Stress-States in a Twill Orthogonally Woven Textile Composite
JOHN D. WHITCOMB and M. KEITH BALLARD

Brazilian Disc Test for Polymer Matrix Composites
ALLISON RUWE and MARK FLORES

Thermo-Mechanical Geometry Generation for a Mesoscopic Simulation of a Triaxial Braid Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer
MARISA BISRAM, SANJANA SUBRAMANIUM, ADRIAN HOOD and JIAN CAO

 

MODEL-BASED DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING

Thermo-Mechanical Characterization of a Hybrid Reinforced Photopolymer Composite via DLP 3D Printing
EKUASE OKUNZUWA AUSTINE, FAREED DAWAN and PATRICK MENSAH

Effect of Uniaxial Compression on the Shape Memory Behavior of Unidirectional Vitrimer Composite Embedded with Shape Memory Polymer Fibers
HENRY QUANSAH AFFUL, SAMUEL IBEKWE, PATRICK MENSAH and GUOQIANG LI

Evaluation of an Indirect Heating Method for Self-Healing in Shape Memory Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composite Using High Intensity Focused Ultrasound
OBINNA NWOKONKWO, GUOQIANG LI, PATRIC, MENSAH and SAMUEL IBEKWE

Sustainability of Glass Fiber Reinforced Self-healable Shape Memory Polymer Composite Laminates with Shape Memory Alloy Z-pins
JOHN KONLAN, GUOQIANG LI, PATRICK MENSAH, SAMUEL IBEKWE and KAREN CROSBY

Virtual Design and Demonstration of a Carbon Fiber Composite Load Floor
ADAM BURLEY, GAËTAN BOIVIN, MARC-PHILIPPE TOITGANS, SELINA ZHAO, WILLIAM R. RODGERS, PRAVEEN PASUPULETI, ARNAUD DEREIMS and VENKAT AITHARAJU

Computational Tool Development for Tailored Fiber Placement (TFP) Design Optimization
DANIEL RAPKING, BERT LIU, MICHAEL BRAGINSKY, ERIC ZHOU, SCOTT HUELSKAMP and GYANESHWAR TANDON

Artificial Neural Network Approach to Tailor Composite Materials with Nonlinear Viscoelasticity
XIANBO XU, MARIAM ELGAMAL and NIKHIL GUPTA

Methodology for Designing Bio-Like Structures with Diverse Geometry and Hierarchical Topologies
SARAH N. HANKINS and RAY S. FERTIG, III

Finite Element Analysis of 3D Woven Composites Using Consumer Graphical Processing Units
BORYS DRACH

Applications of Digital Element Approach in Textile Mechanics and Textile Composite Mechanics
YOUQI WANG, AGNIPROBHO MAZUMDER, BINGHUI LIU and CHIAN-FONG YEN

Implementation of Numerical Models to Evaluate Intrinsic Residual Stresses in 3D Woven Composites by Blind Hole Drilling Tests
KOSTIANTYN VASYLEVSKYI, IGOR TSUKROV, HILARY BUNTROCK, TODD GROSS and BORYS DRACH

Mesh Convergence Study for the Mesoscopic Analysis of a Triaxial Braided Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Under Uniaxial and Shear Loading States
SANJANA SUBRAMANIAM, MARISA BISRAM and JIAN CAO

 

MULTISCALE METHODS

Application of Molecular Dynamics and Micromechanics to Predict the Mechanical Properties of Boron Nitride-Reinforced Epoxy Composites
OLANREWAJU ALUKO, S. GOWTHAM and GREGORY M. ODEGARD

Multiscale Failure Analysis of a 3D Woven Unit Cell Containing Defects
EVAN J. PINEDA, BRETT A. BEDNARCYK, TRENT M. RICKS, BABAK FARROKH and WADE JACKSON

Improved Plate and Beam Models for Thermoviscoelastic Constitutive Modeling of Composites
ORZURI RIQUE, YUFEI LONG, WENBIN YU, R. BYRON PIPES, JUAN M. FERNANDEZ and ANDREW C. BERGAN

Structural and Aeroelastic Evaluations of Wings with Lattice-Based Mechanical Metamaterials
NATSUKI, TSUSHIMA, RYO HIGUCHI, HITOSHI ARIZONO and MASATO TAMAYAMA

Investigation of the Mechanical Properties of TPU on Molecular and Micro Scale
ANNA HÖSSINGER-KALTEIS, ZOLTÁN MAJOR and TAKU OZAWA

Compression Behaviour of Pseudo-Ductile Carbon/Glass Hybrid Laminates Pre-Fractured in Tension
MICHAEL R. WISNOM and GERGELY CZÉL

 

NANOSCALE AND NANOSTRUCTURED COMPOSITES

Effects of Graphene Nanoplatelets Dispersion on the Enhancement of Tensile Strength, Thermal and Electrical Conductivity of Polymer Nano-Composites
ADEFEMI O. ADEODU, ILESANMI A. DANIYAN, ABDUL-WAHAB A. AKOKHIA and OLUMAYOWA ADELOWO

Reinforcement of Silanized Milled Graphite Nanoparticles to Enhance Mechanical and Fracture Performance of Epoxy Nanocomposite
SUBHANKAR DAS and SUDIPTA HALDER

Micromechanical Modeming of Hybrid Glass Fiber Laminated Composites Added with Graphene Nano Platelets
PANNALAL CHOUDHURY, SUBHANKAR DAS and SUDIPTA HALDER

Modeling the Effect of Nanoparticle Size on Fracture Toughness of Nanocomposites
SAMIT ROY, TANVIR SOHAIL and BODIUZZAMAN JONY

Molecular Dynamics Study of Interfacial Properties in Flattened Carbon Nanotubes and Polymer Composites
GREGORY ODEGARD, SAGAR PATIL, WILL PISANI, MATTHEW RADUE and PRATHAMESH DESHPANDE

Structural Evaluation of Fly Ash Based Geopolymer Composites for High Temperature Applications
AKM SAMSUR RAHMAN, CHRIAG SHAH and NIKHIL GUPTA

Hierarchically Organized Nano-modified Carbon Fiber Composites for Enhanced Fatigue Life of Structural Components
MITHIL KAMBLE, ANIRUDDHA SINGH LAKHNOT, CATALIN R. PICU and NIKHIL KORATKAR

Wetting and Spreading Kinetics of a Nano-suspension Drop via MD Simulations
BAIOU SHI, VIET LE and SIDDHARTH RAVI

A Study of the Effect of Diameter, Chirality and Defects on the Energetic Stability of Carbon Nanotube Junctions
SHUSIL BHUSAL, VIKAS VARSHNEY and AJIT K. ROY

Molecular Modeling of Glass-Epoxy Interphase: Influence of Chemistry and Molecular Weight of Silanes
SANJIB C. CHOWDHURY, RILEY PROSSER and JOHN W. GILLESPIE, JR.

Nanocomposites Membranes for Acoustics Applications: A Virtual Noise Free Airplane Cabin
SUCHILLA G. LEÃO, ELVIS C. MONTEIRO, THIAGO T. N. BARRIONI and ANTONIO F. ÁVILA

Fabrication of Submicron Thermosetting Carbon Nanotube-Epoxy Fibers Using Electrospinning
NOJAN ALIAHMAD, VIDYA WABLE, PIAS KUMAR BISWAS, IRAN HERNANDEZ, HAMID DALIR and MANGILAL AGARWAL

 

PROGRESSIVE DAMAGE AND FAILURE ANALYSIS OF COMPOSITES

A Multiscale Framework for the Progressive Damage Analysis of Fiber-Reinforced Composites Using a Component-Wise Approach
MANISH H. NAGARAJ, ERASMO CARRERA and MARCO PETROLO

Evaluation of Notched Strength of Thin-Ply Composite Materials Using Adaptive Discrete-Smeared Crack (A-DiSC) Method
RYO HIGUCHI, RYOMA AOKI, TOMOHIRO YOKOZEKI, SOTA ONODERA, TOMONAGA OKABE, KARH HENG LEONG, JIE ZHI, XIN LU and TONG-EARN TAY

Numerical and Experimental Evaluation of the Effects of Ply Thickness on Progressive Damage in CFRP Laminates
RYOMA AOKI, RYO HIGUCHI, TOMOHIRO YOKOZEKI, KAZUYUKI AOKI, SHIGEKAZU UCHIYAMA and TOSHIO OGASAWARA

Validation of Delamination Growth Predictions under Fatigue Loading using the Single Leg Bending Specimen
RONALD KRUEGER and WILLIAM M. JOHNSTON

Effect of the Shape of the Softening Damage Law on the Predicted Fracturing Behavior of Composites
JING XUE and KEDAR KIRANE

An Abaqus Implementation of the Regularized Extended Finite Element Method with Novel Mixed Mode Cohesive Fatigue Model
YU-JUI LIANG, HARI K. ADLURU and ENDEL V. IARVE

Repeatability of Progressive Damage Methods
CARL Q. ROUSSEAU and STEPHEN P. ENGELSTAD

Progressive Damage Mechanisms in Thick 3D Composite Structures Under Static and Fatigue Loading
PRABHAKAR M. RAO, MARK R. GURVICH, NALINDA W. WAAS, UPUL R. PALLIYAGURU and WARUNA SENEVIRATNE

Effects of In-situ Stress State on the Plastic Deformation, Fracture, and Size Scaling of Thermoset Polymers and Related Fiber-reinforced Composites
YAO QIAO, QIWEI ZHANG and MARCO SALVIATO

An Automated Meshing Framework for Progressive Damage Analyss of Fabrics Using CompDam
ANDREW C. BERGAN

Analytical Prediction of Mechanical Performance of Structural Organic Matrix Composites with Sharp Radii Features
XUETAO LI, RAJIV NAIK, KRISTIN WOOD, JUSTIN ALMS*, LEVON CIMONIAN and XIAOMEI FANG

Sensitivity of Crack Formation in Fiber-Reinforced Composites to Microstructural Geometry and Interfacial Properties
LUIS HERNANDEZ, REZA SEPASDAR and MARYAM SHAKIBA

 

SENSORS AND SMART COMPOSITES

A Highly Flexible Nanocomposite Capacitive Based Proximity Sensor
REZA MOHEIMANI, NOJAN ALIAHMAD, MANGILAL AGARWAL and HAMID DALIR

Real Time Identification of Interfacial Delamination in Sandwich Composite Through Point Sensing: Experimental Finding on Crack Propagation Morphology
ALAK KUMAR PATRA and NILANJAN MITRA

Evaluation of Direct-Ink-Writing (DIW) of PDMS Hybrid Nanocomposite Ink for Piezoresistive Sensor Applications
ANIRBAN MONDAL, MUSA SUKATI, MRINAL C. SAHA, YINGTAO LIU, STEVEN PATTERSON and THOMAS ROBISON

Exploring Multifunctional CNT-Epoxy-Glass Fibers Composites for Microwave Absorption and Structural Applications
GUANG-LIN ZHAO, RONG ZHAO, KUO LI, JIAXIN XIA and PATRICK MENSAH

Thermoresistive Characterization of Monofilament Composites Based on Carbon Nanotube Yarns
OMAR RODRIGUEZ-UICAB, LEO NARDO, JANDRO L. ABOT and FRANCIS AVILÉS

A Study on Effect of Auxeticity on Impact Resistance of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composite Laminates
YIN FAN and YEQING WANG

 

SOLVAY STUDENT COMPETITION

Understanding Dynamic Wicking and Curing of Epoxy Resin in Carbon Fiber Tows for 3D Printing Application
SOYEON PARK, BAOHUI SHI and KUN (KELVIN) FU

Design of Optimum Aircraft Structure Inspired by Dragonfly Wings
HIROKI KAWABE, YUICHIRO AOKI and TOSHIYA NAKAMURA

Printability of Highly Viscous Composite Slurries via Reactive Extrusion Additive Manufacturing
PRATIK KOIRALA, OLIVER LIAM UITZ and MEHRAN TEHRANI

Influence of Stitch Parameters on the Fracture Energy of Stitched Sandwich Composites
DANIEL A. DRAKE, RANI W. SULLIVAN and STEPHEN B. CLAY

Gecko Inspired Adhesive Patterned Single-Lap Joints
ISAIAH KAISER and K. T. TAN

Water Uptake of Fiber Reinforced Syntactic Foams
EDWARD DILORETO, ARIELLE BERMAN and KYRIAKI KALAITZIDOU

 

SPECIAL SESSION ON CALE (JOINT SESSION WITH DDT)

Continuum Damage Modeling of Common Feature Test Component Under Constant Amplitude and Block Fatigue Loading
YURI NIKISHKOV, GENNADIY NIKISHKOV, GUILLAUME SEON, ANDREW MAKEEV, BRIAN JUSTUSSON, JOSEPH SCHAEFER and SALVATORE LIGUORE

Modeling Composite Structural Elements Using Discrete Damage Modeling
KEVIN H. HOOS, HARI K. ADLURU, ENDEL V. IARVE and JOSEPH D. SCHAEFER

Overview of Composite Airframe Life Extension Program Project 2: Tools for Assessing the Durability and Damage Tolerance of Fastened Composite Joints
JONATHAN BARTLEY-CHO and VIPUL RANATUNGA

 

STOCHASTIC MODELING AND ANALYSIS

Direct Comparison of the Fibre Break Development in Unidirectional Carbon Fibre Composites Under Tension Predicted by Statistical Models and Measured Using 4D In-situ SRCT
CHRISTIAN BREITE, ARSEN MELNIKOV, FRANCISCO MESQUITA, LARISSA GORBATIKH, STEPAN V. LOMOV and YENTL SWOLFS

Stochastic Resin Injection Simulation of the High-Pressure Resin Transfer Molding for an Automobile Floor Using Adapted Polynomial Chaos Expansions
GURPINDER DHALIWAL, VENKAT AITHARAJU and ROGER G. GHANEM

High-Dimensional Uncertainty Quantification and Global Sensitivity Analysis of a Composite Wind Turbine Blade
MISHAL THAPA and SAMY MISSOUM

Stochastic Modelling of Additively Manufactured Structures Using a Neural Network for Identification of Random Field Parameters
EMIL J. PITZ, SEAN ROONEY and KISHORE V. POCHIRAJU

Understanding Variability in Mechanical Behavior of Adhesively Bonded Sandwich Joints Due to Stochastic Material Damage
RICHARD LARSON, ANDREW BERGAN, FRANK LEONE and OLEKSANDR G. KRAVCHENKO

On the Stochastic Characterization and Prediction of Data-Driven Multi-Scale Materials Models for Composites
LOUJAINE MEHREZ, ROGER GHANEM, VENKAT AITHARAJU and WILL RODGERS

 

WIND TURBINE COMPOSITES

Effects of Material Combinations and Curvature on the Failure of Sandwich Structures
LINQI ZHUANG and KEN LEE

High Fidelity Analysis of Dynamic Stresses in Wind Turbine Blades
MASOUD SAFDARI, MOHAMMAD MEHRABADI, SETH PEMBERTON and ALESSANDRO GONDOLO

Wind Blade Repair Optimization
MICHAEL N. OLAYA, JOSEPH MCDONALD, SAGAR SHAH, CHRISTOPHER J. HANSEN, SCOTT E. STAPLETON and MARIANNA MAIARU

 

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