Asymmetrical Growth of Edge Delaminations in CFRP Tensile Specimens

  • Peter A. Klumpp
  • Eckart Schnack
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Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)

Abstract

Quasistatic tension tests were carried out on special delamination specimens made from carbon fiber/epoxy using a PTFE foil as a start delamination. The development of edge delaminations can easily be observed by two modern optical techniques (shearography and reflection grating technique) which are briefly described.

Keywords

Fatigue Epoxy Lution Reso Lamination 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter A. Klumpp
    • 1
  • Eckart Schnack
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Solid MechanicsKarlsruhe UniversityFR Germany

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