ID 1212


“Damping Plateau” Created by Fatigue Cracks in UD Fiber Composites



Z. Zhang1 and G. Hartwig2

1Cryogenic Laboratory, Chinese Academy of Sciences,

P. O. Box 2711, Beijing 100080, China

2Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, IMF II, P. O. Box 3640, D-76021 Karlsruhe, Germany


Keywords: unidirectional (UD) fiber composite, tension-tension axial fatigue, fatigue damage, damping, “damping plateau”