Hygrothermal effects in aeronautical composite materials subjected to freeze-thaw cycling
Christian Bianchi, Pietro Aceti, Giuseppe Saladownload PDF
Abstract. Fiber-reinforced composites (FRC) are becoming increasingly popular in aerospace, automotive and energy sectors. Despite the advantages owed to their strength and lightweight, understanding their behavior in different environments poses challenges. Particularly, humidity, temperature, and freeze-thaw cycles can significantly affect the durability of FRC components. This study investigates the impact of humidity, temperature, and freeze-thaw cycles on FRC inter-laminar areas and the matrix/fiber interface. Experimental methods, including heat analysis, X-Ray tomography and mechanical testing will assess the material’s response to changing environmental conditions. This research enhances our understanding of FRC behavior, crucial for designing and maintaining FRC components.
Fibre Reinforced Composite, Humidity Absorption, Freeze-Thaw Cycle, Hygrothermal Effects
Published online 11/1/2023, 4 pages
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Citation: Christian Bianchi, Pietro Aceti, Giuseppe Sala, Hygrothermal effects in aeronautical composite materials subjected to freeze-thaw cycling, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 37, pp 329-332, 2023
The article was published as article 72 of the book Aeronautics and Astronautics
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