ID 1349


Micromechanical Deformation of

Single Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Fibre and Polypropylene Matrix Model Composites



Sin Wan Lam1, Xugang Yang1,2, Xiaoming Tao1 and Tongxi Yu3

1Institute of Textiles and Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

2College of Materials Science and Engineering, East China University, Shanghai, China

3Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China


Keywords: textile composites, poly(ethylene terephthalate) fibre, polypropylene matrix,

Raman microscopy, thermal residual strain, fibre strains, composite strains