Reduction of Radiating Sound from CFRP Laminated Plates with Orthotropy
CFRP is being positively introduced because of its light weight with sufficient stiffness for example in vehicle body but from acoustic aspect more investigations are needed. In order to grasp the vibration and acoustic feature of flat and curved CFRP laminated plates with orthotropy, the difference from isotropic material such as steel is clarified using experimental modal analysis. As a result CFRP is found to possess a dominant radiating sound mode shape at specific frequency. Then based on the FE model of the CFRP plate, a small CFRP patch with optimum anisotropy is designed to attach for effective reduction of the sound and finally its performance is verified in experiment.
KeywordsRadiating sound CFRP laminated plate Fiber direction Orthotropic Anisotropy
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