Paper number 1304
|COMPOSITES IN THE SEA: SORPTION, STRENGTH AND FATIGUE|
Y. J. Weitsman
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Science Department
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-2030, USA
|Summary||This article presents long term experimental data regarding several aspects of the sorption characteristics of sea water in graphite/epoxy and glass/epoxy polymeric composites. In addition, the article provides results regarding the effects of sea water on the strengths and fatigue lives of the above composite systems. This article is an abbreviated version of a recent technical report with the same title.
||Keywords|| polymeric composites. fluid sorption. sea water effects. strength. fatigue.
Theme : Industrial Applications ; Marine Applications
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