Chapter 7. Flexural Strength (MOR) and Flexural Modulus (MOE) of Composite Materials and Profiles

  1. Anatole A. Klyosov

Published Online: 22 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470165935.ch7

Wood-Plastic Composites

Wood-Plastic Composites

How to Cite

Klyosov, A. A. (2007) Flexural Strength (MOR) and Flexural Modulus (MOE) of Composite Materials and Profiles, in Wood-Plastic Composites, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470165935.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470148914

Online ISBN: 9780470165935

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Keywords:

  • flexural strength (MOR);
  • flexural modulus (MOE);
  • composite deck board flexural strength

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • ASTM Recommendations

  • Flexural Strength of Composite Deck Boards

  • Flexural Modulus of Composite Deck Boards

  • Flexural Modulus of Neat HDPE and Other Plastics and Comparisons with that for WPCs

  • A Deck Board Used as a Stair Tread: A Critical Role of Flexural Modulus

  • Deflection of Composite Materials: Case Studies

  • Guardrail Systems

  • Combined Flexural and Shear Strength: a “Shotgun” Test

  • Mathematical Modeling of WPCs and the Real World

  • References