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Interfacial Analysis in Fiber Composite Materials

  1. Frank R. Jones

Published Online: 20 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118097298.weoc113

Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites

Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites

How to Cite

Jones, F. R. 2012. Interfacial Analysis in Fiber Composite Materials. Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites. 1–7.

Author Information

  1. University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 JUL 2012

Abstract

The article describes the experimental methods for quantifying the interface between polymeric matrix and fiber reinforcement. The theoretical basis and advantages and disadvantages of each technique are reviewed.

Keywords:

  • fiber–matrix interface;
  • stress transfer;
  • interfacial bond strength;
  • fragmentation;
  • pull out