Effect of Breakage & Ineffective Length of Fiber on Modulus of FRP

Authors(2) :-Prof. P. V. Savalia, Prof. P. V. Savalia

The variation of Modulus Ec as a function of percentage of broken fiber for long aligned fiber composite subjected to longitudinal loading for constant vf content of 22%.  It is observed that as ratio of broken to total fibers decreases Modulus decreases with linearly. Usually as broken fiber increases, the effective reinforcement decrease this reduces contribution of reinforcement in a linear manner. The loss in Modulus increases as percentage of broken fiber increase because reduction factor in fiber contribution Rs is function of β, fraction of broken fiber (ρv), aspect ratio (L/d), maximum shear strength (τmax) which gives less effect at low fraction of broken fiber and therefore the variation of 0-0.3 for fraction of broken fiber cause opposite zone for packages and model, therefore overall loss is obtained is more in case of packages. The comparative results of theoretical Models and FEA packages predicted values of Modulus respectively as a function of percentage of broken fiber for long aligned fiber composite subjected to longitudinal loading with experimental result.

Authors and Affiliations

Prof. P. V. Savalia
Mechanical Engineering Department, Government Engineering College, Bhuj, Gujarat, India
Prof. P. V. Savalia
Mechanical Engineering Department, Government Engineering College, Valsad, Gujarat, India

Broken fibers, Aspect ratio, Modulus, FEA, ANSYS, I-DEAS, RVE

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Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 6 | November-December 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 513-524
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Prof. P. V. Savalia, Prof. P. V. Savalia, " Effect of Breakage & Ineffective Length of Fiber on Modulus of FRP, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 6 , pp.513-524, November-December-2016. Available at doi : 10.32628/IJSRST16258
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