ID 1640


Effect of the Interfacial Shear Strength on the Axial Tensile Strength

of Fibrous Composites by Means of 3D-FEM Simulation



Koichi Goda1 and Hitoshi Kodama2

1Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Yamaguchi University, Ube, Japan

2ACM Technology Dept., Mitsubishi Rayon Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan


Keywords: unidirectional composites, tensile strength, interfacial shear strength, interfacial debonding,

finite element method, Monte-Carlo simulation, Weibull distribution