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Experimental data about mechanical behaviour during compression tests for various matted fibres

Poquillon, Dominique and Viguier, Bernard and Andrieu, Eric Experimental data about mechanical behaviour during compression tests for various matted fibres. (2005) Journal of Materials Science, vol. 4 (n° 22). pp. 5963-5970. ISSN 0022-2461

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10853-005-5070-1

Abstract

A specific experimental device has been set up to test compressive mechanical behaviour of an assembly of fibres. Simple compression, as well as cyclic loading experiments and relaxation tests were performed. The experimental set up also allows to record the evolution of the mat fibre electrical resistance while testing. Experimental results are presented for a variety of fibrous materials. Despite the very different nature of each of these individual fibres, it appears that the mats exhibit a very similar mechanical behaviour. This common behaviour has been observed during monotonic single compression tests, as well as during cyclic or relaxation experiments. These experimental results are discussed in terms of different parameters such as the intrinsic mechanical properties of individual fibres and moreover the tangle intrinsic parameters (effect of fibre length, effect of geometrical position of fibres in the sample, fibre surface modifications. . .). The influence of the contact points between fibres is discussed in regard of the electric resistivity measurements

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Additional Information:http://www.springerlink.com/content/723w4m2304u675w9/
Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution: Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT
Université de Toulouse > Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III - UPS
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS
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Deposited By: Thomas Bonnecarere
Deposited On:23 May 2008 09:07

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