LAMB WAVE TOMOGRAPHY OF ADVANCED COMPOSITE LAMINATES CONTAINING DAMAGE
UNSPECIFIED (1994) LAMB WAVE TOMOGRAPHY OF ADVANCED COMPOSITE LAMINATES CONTAINING DAMAGE. ULTRASONICS, 32 (2). pp. 83-89. ISSN 0041-624XFull text not available from this repository.
Ultrasonic techniques have been used to image damaged regions in two polymer composite plate samples. The two thin laminate samples studied consisted of 16 layers of carbon-fibre reinforced epoxy with a quasi-isotropic lay-up configuration and had been previously loaded in a biaxial test method until failure. The resulting damage, in the form of fibre failure, matrix cracking and delamination, has been imaged using a novel Lamb wave immersion tomography technique. Images created with this method were correlated with images obtained from C-scan techniques. Both C-scans and Lamb wave tomography were able to identify clearly regions of damage in the two samples.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
|Journal or Publication Title:||ULTRASONICS|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 83-89|
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