Recent Advances in Textile Composites-TEXCOMP 10

Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Textile Composites, October 26-28, 2010

Edited by:
Christophe Binetruy, Ecole des Mines de Douai, France
Francois Boussu, ENSAIT, Roubaix, France

ISBN: 978-1-60595-026-6, 2010, 578 pages, 6×9, soft cover

  • New research on nanofibers, preforms, advanced braiding, multifunctional composites
  • Useful design information and data for all phases of textile composites development
  • Multiscale analysis, damage prediction, ballistics testing, mechanical design
  • Civil and military, structural and load-bearing applications

This 578-page book is an original and important collection of over 65 never previously published investigations in the fast-growing materials science field of textile composites. New work is presented under the following subject areas: mechanical design, modeling, advanced manufacturing processes, characterization of preforms, nanofibers and composites, mechanical/thermal behavior, textile composites and impact, numerical methods and simulation, and natural fibers. Chapters prepared for the book were presented initially at the tenth biennial Texcomp meeting, held in Lille, France, October 2010.

Preface

TOPIC I–MECHANICAL DESIGN AND MODELLING

  • Toughness Improvement in Hybrid Composites Made of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polypropylene and Self-Reinforced Polypropylene
  • Modeling Geometry and Progressive Failure of Material Interfaces in Plain Weave Composites
  • Homogenization of the Mechanical Behavior of a Layer-to-Layer Angle-Interlock Composite
  • A Simulation on Damage Progression of Stitched Textile Composites Based on Multi-Scale Analysis
  • Damage Prediction for 3DWovenComposite Structural Features
  • FE-Modeling of Damage of Twill Carbon/Epoxy Composite on Meso-Scale, Materials Characterization and Experimental Verification
  • Modeling of Elastic and Strength Properties of Spatially Reinforced Fiber-Composites

TOPIC II–ADVANCED MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

  • New Approaches for Fiber Reinforced Composite Production
  • Coating and Processing Technology for the Production of Prepreg-Semi Products by Use of Textile Fibre Compounds
  • Continuous Manufacturing of Cylindrical Composite Lattice Structures
  • Using External Robots Instead of Internal Mandrels to Produce Composite Lattice Structures
  • Advances in Vacuum Infusion Processing Using Spacer Fabrics as Engineered Reinforcement
  • Effect of Interfacial Property on Ultrasonic Welding of Continuous Fiber Reinforcement Thermoplastic Composite
  • Pultrusion System of Continuous Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composite with Braiding Technique
  • The Design and Manufacturing of a RTM Composite Propeller for a Navy Vessel

TOPIC III–CHARACTERIZATION OF TEXTILE PREFORMS

  • 3D Analysis of Textile and Composite Materials with High Resolution Computed Tomography
  • Simulation and Tomography Analysis of Textile Composite Reinforcement Deformation at the Mesoscopic Scale
  • A Suited Mesh for Identification of Macroscopic Elastic Parameters of a Coarse Microstructure 3D Woven Composite from Digital Image Correlation
  • Automated Characterisation of Variability in Glass Fibre Reinforcement Architecture
  • A New Practical Method for Theoretical Consideration of Orientation and Length Distribution in Short Fiber Composites

TOPIC IV–NANO-FIBERS AND COMPOSITES

  • New Wet Spinning Process for the Continuous Production of Polymer/Carbon Nanotubes Composite Fibers
  • Effect of Carbon Nanotubes on Damage Initiation in Carbon Fiber/Epoxy and Glass Fiber/Epoxy Composites
  • Deformability of a Textile Reinforcement Modified with Nanofibres
  • Oriented Nanofibrous Layers
  • Novel Carbon Nanotube Multifunctional Composite Fibers
  • Impact the Parameters by Production of Thin PVA Membranes Designed for Absorption of Sonic Waves

TOPIC V–MECHANICAL AND THERMAL BEHAVIOURS

  • Fitting Approach of the Fatigue Tensile Response of Textile Composite Materials
  • Modeling the Curing Process of a Thermosetting Matrix and its Influence on Mechanical Behavior and Strength of Woven Fiber Reinforced Composites
  • High Temperature Elasto-Plastic Behavior of Carbon Fiber Woven Reinforced Thermoplastic Laminates
  • Influence of the Internal Yarn Nesting (Shifting) on the Local Structural Response of a Satin Weave Composite—An Experimental and Numerical Overview
  • The Effect of Compaction on the Compressive Properties of a 3D Woven Interlock Fabric
  • Identification Method of Material Damping Parameters for Textile Composites
  • Mechanical Properties of Composite Materials Reinforced by an Innovative Multiaxial Woven Fabric
  • Friction in Textile Thermoplastic Composites Forming

TOPIC VI–TEXTILE COMPOSITES IN IMPACT

  • Out-of-Plane Deflection of Rigid Body Armour Systems: Digital
  • Image Correlation Techniques and Analytical Modelling
  • Dynamic Calibration of Flexiforce Sensors for Ballistic Measurements
  • Continuous Measurement of the Projectile Velocity During Ballistic Impact in Flexible Body Armour
  • Low-Speed Impact Damage in Hybrid 2D-Braided Composite Plates
  • Multi-Scale Modelling of Damage in Textile Composite Materials at High Rates of Strain
  • Influence of Warp Interlock Parameters on the Ballistic Behavior of a Structure

TOPIC VII–TEXTILE MANUFACTURING

  • Process Development from Complex 3D Geometry to Flat Knitted Pattern with Reinforced Fibres
  • Technology for Overlap-Free Joining of Semi-Finished Textile Products
  • 2D BraidingTechnology for Composite Beam Confinement
  • Sewing Dry Fibre Performs for Textile Composites
  • In Situ Strain Sensing in Three Dimensional Woven Preform Based Composites Using Flexible Textile Based Sensors

TOPIC VIII–TEXTILE MODELLING

  • Forming Simulation Validation for Non-Woven Reinforcements
  • Inter-Ply and Tool-Ply Friction Measurement of Woven Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites at Forming Conditions
  • Unit Cell Modelling and Experimental Measurement of the Elastic and Thermoelastic Properties of Sheared Textile Composites
  • Numerical Simulation of the Tension and Compression Behaviour of Warp Knitted Reinforcements
  • Towards Modelling of the Frictional Behaviour of Deforming Fibrous Tows: A Geometrical Approach
  • Modelling and Simulation for Automatic Handling of Textile Based Prepreg

TOPIC IX–NUMERICAL METHODS AND SIMULATION

  • Stochastic Simulation Method for Injection Molding Process with Random Fibrous Transport Property
  • Fast Modelling Tool for New 3D Textile Reinforcement for Composite
  • Textile Composite Reinforcement Forming Simulation: Continuous, Discrete and Semi Discrete Approaches
  • Numerical Simulation of Textile Process and Prediction of the Permeability of the Fibrous Texture
  • CFD Flow Simulation for Impregnation of 3DWoven Reinforcements
  • Comparison of Modeling Approaches to Resin Flow Simulation in Layered Draped Textile Preforms

TOPIC X–MECHANICAL DESIGN

  • Correlations Between Damage Initiation Thresholds in Textile Composites and Fatigue Life Limits
  • Genetic Algorithm Used to Optimize Fiber Steering in Composite Laminates
  • Effect of Designed Yarn Damages on the Out-of-Plane Properties of Braided Composite Parts
  • FE Modelling of a Structurally Stitched Multilayer Composite
  • Elastic Properties of Woven Reinforced Composites in 2D, 3D Simulations
  • Mechanical Performance of Hybrid Carbon Glass Fibre Braids with a High Ratio of 0°-Fibres
  • A New Model to Determine the Tensile Strength of Short Fiber-Reinforced Composites

 

TOPIC XI–NATURAL FIBERS

  • Mechanical Properties and Forming Possibilities of a New Generation of Flax Woven Fabrics
  • On the Interest of Hydroentangled Nonwoven Structures for Composite Reinforcement Based on Natural Fibres
  • Development and Characterization of a Laminated Composite Material from Polylactic Acid (PLA) and Woven Bamboo Fabric
  • Flax/Epoxy Prepregs: Influence of Elaboration Parameters on the Mechanical Properties

Author Index

ISBN: 978-1-60595-026-6, 2010, 578 pages, 6×9, soft cover

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