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Influence of Defects on the Strength of Graphene and Carbon Nanotube

  • Mokhtar AwangEmail author
  • Ehsan Mohammadpour
  • Ibrahim Dauda Muhammad
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Part of the Engineering Materials book series (ENG.MAT.)

Abstract

As with every material, the presence of a crystallographic defect influences the material properties. Defects can occur in various forms with significant effect. With high levels of such defects can lower the tensile strength by up to 85 % [1]. In general, three types of defects are reported in the CNTs [2, 3].

Keywords

Graphene Sheet Strain Relationship Crystallographic Defect Armchair Graphene Structural Mechanic Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mokhtar Awang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ehsan Mohammadpour
    • 1
  • Ibrahim Dauda Muhammad
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversiti Teknologi PetronasSeri IskandarMalaysia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of AbujaAbujaNigeria

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