MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 80, 2016NUMIFORM 2016: The 12th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Topic 4: Application to composites, polymers and other materials|
|Published online||24 October 2016|
Mechanical behavior of fiber/matrix interfaces in CFRP sheets subjected to plastic deformation
Keio University, 3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
a Ryuta Kamiya: email@example.com
The use of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) is increasing markedly, partially in the aviation industry, but it has been considered that CFRP sheets cannot be formed by press-forming techniques owing to the low ductility of CFRP. Since the mechanical characteristics of CFRP are dominated by the microscale structure, it is possible to improve its formability by optimizing the material structure. Therefore, to improve the formability, the interaction between the carbon fibers and the matrix must be clarified. In this study, microscale analyses were conducted by a finite-element model with cohesive zone elements.
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