Nano-fibre critical length depends on shape

Kheng-Lim Goh, Richard Malcolm Aspden, A.M. Huq, David W.L. Hukins

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Abstract

Nano-fibres in composite materials may not be cylindrical. A theoretical analysis shows that non-cylindrical nano-fibres have longer critical lengths leading, to composites with different mechanical properties requiring a]lower volume of reinforcing material.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-133
Number of pages3
JournalAdvanced Composites Letters
Volume17
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2008

Keywords

  • COMPOSITE-MATERIALS

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