Russian Journal of Nondestructive Testing

, Volume 54, Issue 1, pp 1–16 | Cite as

Experimental Ultrasonic Study of the Elastic Modulus of Glass Fiber Plastics in Constructions

  • A. I. PotapovEmail author
  • V. E. Makhov
Acoustic Methods


Results of experimental study of the elastic modulus of composite polymer materials (glass fiber plastics) by a pulsed ultrasonic method are considered. Results of the in situ elastic-modulus testing in isotropic, transverse-isotropic, and orthotropic glass fiber plastics in articles and constructions are presented. A significant distinction between a dynamic elastic modulus determined by the speed of ultrasound and a static one measured according to GOST (State Standard) 9550-81 is demonstrated. Results of studying the anisotropy of fiber glass plastics are provided.


composite materials fiber glass plastic isotropic fiber glass plastic transverse-isotropic fiber glass plastic orthotropic fiber glass plastic elastic modulus anisotropy of fiber glass plastic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Petersburg Mining UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Mozhaysky Military Space AcademySt. PetersburgRussia

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