Applied Composite Materials

, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp 317–324 | Cite as

A new approach to the analysis of strength of a matrix composite with a high content of hard filler

  • L. L. MishnaevskyJr.


A mathematical model of the formation and failure of a hard skeleton in sintered composites with a high content of high-melting filler is presented. On the basis of an analysis of joining particles in sintering the characteristics of the structure of composites (in particular, a connectivity and contiguity of skeleton) are determined. A mathematical model of skeleton failure which is based on the theories of percolation and reliability is developed. The influence of the characteristics of the composite structure on the strength of composite is studied.

Key words

Matrix composite Hard skeleton Structure of composite Strength of composite 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. L. MishnaevskyJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.ISMKiev-74Ukraine

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