Twelfth U.S.-Japan Conference on Composite Materials, 2006

Proceedings, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI, September 21-22, 2006

Edited by: P.K. Mallick

978-1-932078-61-9, ©2006, 824 pages, 6×9, HC book

Recent Research on Vibrations of Carbon Nanotubes and their Composites

Energetics of Carbon Nanotube Arrays

Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Polyhedral Oligomeric SilSesquioxanes POSS Reinforced SC15 Epoxy

A New Processing Method for High Particle Loading SHicaAluminaEpoxy Hybrid Nanocomposites

Theoretical Study of Heat Conduction in Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composites

Evaporation Based Method for Fabricating Conductive MWCNTPEO Composite Film and Its Application as Strain Sensor

Design and Fabrication of Transparent Impact Resistant Polycarbonate Carbon Nanotube Composites

Microscopic Dynamic Observation and Experimental Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes PolyEther Ether Ketone Composites


The Utilization of Formable Paint Films in the Implementation of InMold Decoration of Composites Manufactured by the Resin Infusion between Do…

Characterization of the Preform Compaction Process during VARTM Infiltration

Theoretical Examination of the Methods for Estimating Fiber Direction Distribution and Length from the Surface of a Short Fiber Reinforced Compo…

Evaluation of the Curing Process and Structural Integrity of Composite SkinStringer Construction using FiberOptic Sensors

A Rapid Resin Injection System for Automobile Members Made by RTM Process

Evaluation of Curing Behavior of UV Chain Cure Polymer by Measuring Refractive Index with Embedded Optical Fibers

Cure Monitoring of UV Polymer by Raman Spectroscopy

Unidirectional Alignment of Carbon Nanofillers in Epoxy with AC Electric Field

Performance of Nanophased Woven CarbonEpoxy Composite Laminates


Effects of Weaving Size on Response of Composites Loaded with Transverse Impact

Impact Damage Tolerance and Fatigue Durability of GLARE Laminates for Aircraft Structures

Evaluation of the Impact Damages of Composites Repaired by Scarf Technique


Notch Sensitivity and Fracture Behavior of SiCC Composites with CVIPIP Carbon Matrix

Mechanical Property of LongFiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites

Microcrack Initiation Mechanism in Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics

Temperature Dependence of Electrical Resistance in Carbon Fiber and Carbon Fiber Composites

Influence of Water Absorption on Time Temperature Dependent Fatigue Strength of Plain Woven FRP Laminates

Interfacial Properties of Various Carbon Carbon Composites up to Elevated Temperatures

TensionTorsion Behavior of Unidirectional CFRP and GFRP

Evaluation of Interfacial Properties and Strength Simulation of a Unidirectional Composite


Delamination Monitoring of QuasiIsotropic CFRP Plate by Electric Potential Change Method

A Design Strategy to Reduce Edge Delamination in Polymer Composites

A Novel Cohesive Model for Simulating Delamination Propagations in Composite Laminated Structures

Experimental Investigations of Interlaminar Tension Mechanical Properties on Single Stitched CFRP Laminates

DCB Test Simulation for Stitched CFRP Laminates by Using Interlaminar Tension Test Results

Study of OutofPlane Interlaminar Tensile Test Method for CFRP Laminates

Evaluation of Mode III Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Laminated Composites


Impact Response Behaviors of Rectangular CFRP Tubes for Front Side Members of Automobiles

Comparison of Experimental Results with FEM for Impact Behaviors of Al Door Guarder Beam Reinforced with CFRP

A Rapid Cure Epoxy Resin System for a RTM Process

Applicability of Recycled CFRP to Secondary Parts of Automobile

The CFRP Automobile Body Project in Japan

Development and Impact Behaviors of CFRP Guarder Belt for Side Collision of Automobiles

Advances in SmartPatch Repair of Aircraft Panels


Analysis of HatSectioned Reinforced Composite Beams

Compressive Response of Notched Panels

Mechanics of Laminated Composite Containing Wavy Fibers

MultiLayer Failure Analysis of Textile Composites using the Direct Micromechanics Method

Compressive Buckling and Instability of Delaminations of Multiply Delaminated Composite Laminates

Clustered Hexagonal Model with Interaction of Fibers and Interface Properties for Fiber Composites


An Improved Speckle Method for Measuring InPlane Displacement and Strain Fields

Extrinsic FabryPerot Interferometric EFPI FiberOptic Strain Gages in SingleLap Composite Bolted Joints with Finite Element Validation

Nondestructive Evaluation of FWCFRP Tank using Developed AirCoupled Ultrasonic Scanner


ThermoMechanical Study of Jute Reinforced Polyester Composites

Analytical and Experimental Evaluations of Mechanical Properties of Bioabsorbable Plastics and Composites


Tensile Strength of CC Composites

FiberMatrix Interface Mechanical Properties of CarbonCarbon Composites

Residual Tensile Strength of CFRP Scarf Joints with Impacted Internal Damage

Analytical Investigation of Thermal Conductivity in Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics

Micromechanical Analysis of Fiber Reinforced Composites under Axisymmetric and Shear Loading

Mechanical Properties of a ThreeDimensional Woven Composite Structure

Mode I and Mode II Interlaminar Fracture Mechanical Properties of the CFRP Laminates Enhanced by Zanchor Technology

Smart Sandwich Structures for RealTime Detection and SelfRepairing of Impact Damage using Optical Fiber Sensors and an SMA Honeycomb Core

Characterization of Fiber Fragmentation in a SingleFiber Composite in Relation to Matrix Failure and Interfacial Debonding

Enhancement of the Mechanical Electrical and Thermal Properties of Nylon Nanocomposites via Addition of Exfoliated Graphite Nanoplatelets xGnP

Crushing Performance of 3D BraidedTextile Composite Tubes

Author Index


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