Experimental Investigation on Mechanical Properties of Carbon/Bamboo/Epoxy Hybrid Laminated Composites

  • Y. S. RaoEmail author
  • B. Manikantesh
  • P. Sudheer Kumar
  • A. Yugandhar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


The Composite materials have become a high versatile material due to its excellent physical and mechanical properties. Synthetic fibres are made from organic synthetic high molecular compounds and are made synthetically from raw materials such as petroleum oil. Through synthetic fibres are having remarkable properties over a last few years, natural fibres are gaining attention as viable alternative to synthetic fibres as they are biodegradable. The present work deals with the investigation of mechanical properties of carbon/bamboo/epoxy hybrid laminated composites. The laminates were prepared by hand lay-up method and compressed using compression molding machine at 70 ℃ and 80 bar pressure. The laminates were prepared in four different orientations from using carbon and bamboo fibres. An experimental study was carried out to determine the mechanical properties. The mechanical properties such as Ultimate Tensile Strength, Flexural Strength and Impact Strength and Hardness were determined. These mechanical properties were determined by conducting tensile test, flexural test, impact test and Rockwell hardness test. The test results obtained through experimentation has been compared with the results of simulation which is done in ABAQUS 6.14 software.


Carbon fibre Bamboo fibre Tensile Flexural Impact And hardness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. S. Rao
    • 1
    Email author
  • B. Manikantesh
    • 1
  • P. Sudheer Kumar
    • 1
  • A. Yugandhar
    • 1
  1. 1.QIS College of Engineering and TechnologyOngoleIndia

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