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Effects of interface treatment on the fatigue behaviour of shape memory alloy reinforced polymer composites
Author(s): S. R. Hiremath; K. Harish; Ramakrishna Vasireddi; M. M. Benal; D. Roy Mahapatra
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Paper Abstract

Interfacial properties of Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) reinforced polymer matrix composites can be enhanced by improving the interfacial bonding. This paper focuses on studying the interfacial stresses developed in the SMAepoxy interface due to various laser shot penning conditions. Fiber-pull test-setup is designed to understand the role of mechanical bias stress cycling and thermal actuation cycling. Phase transformation is tracked over mechanical and thermal fatigue cycles. A micromechanics based model developed earlier based on shear lag in SMA and energy based consistent homogenization is extended here to incorporate the stress-temperature phase diagram parameters for modeling fatigue.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 2015
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 9432, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2015, 94320V (1 April 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2182279
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S. R. Hiremath, Indian Institute of Science (India)
K. Harish, Indian Institute of Science (India)
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (India)
Ramakrishna Vasireddi, Indian Institute of Science (India)
M. M. Benal, Government Engineering College (India)
D. Roy Mahapatra, Indian Institute of Science (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9432:
Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2015
Nakhiah C. Goulbourne, Editor(s)

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