The influence of fiber hybridisation on dynamic mechanical behavior of natural based composites
Cheng, Jie (2000) The influence of fiber hybridisation on dynamic mechanical behavior of natural based composites. Research Master thesis, Victoria University of Technology.
The relatively higher costs of synthetic fibres (glass, carbon, kevlar fibre) used in fibre reinforced composite materials make it desirable to investigate natural fibres as a source of possible reinforcement in low-cost applications. Natural fibres are abundant and represent a significant cost reduction compared to wholly synthetic composite materials. It is possible to make hybrid natural and synthetic fibre reinforced composites by using fewer amounts of expensive reinforcements with larger amounts of natural fibres, thereby reducing the cost of the material.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Research Master thesis)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Fibrous composites, synthetic fibres, natural fibres, hybrid fibres|
|Subjects:||FOR Classification > 0912 Materials Engineering
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
|Depositing User:||VU Library|
|Date Deposited:||12 Jul 2010 05:21|
|Last Modified:||23 May 2013 16:43|
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