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Investigation of Fracture in Transparent Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites Using Photoelasticity

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Sanjeev K. Khanna, Marius D. Ellingsen

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211

Robb M. Winter

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD 57701

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 126(1), 1-7 (Jan 22, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1631022 History: Received September 24, 2002; Revised February 12, 2003; Online January 22, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Figures

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Indication of residual stress around crack tip
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Close-up of isochromatic fringe pattern surrounding crack tip. The numbers indicate fringe orders. The circular rings indicate the annular region for data collection.
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Variation of Mode I stress intensity factor as a function of load for various crack lengths
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Variation of Mode I stress intensity as a function of crack length
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Experimental and regenerated isochromatic fringe patterns in the defined annular region surrounding the crack tip for a/w=0.25 at a load of 787 N
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Experimental and regenerated isochromatic fringe patterns in the defined annular region surrounding the crack tip for a/w=0.25 at a load of 1340 N
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Experimental and regenerated isochromatic fringe patterns in the defined annular region surrounding the crack tip for a/w=0.65 at a load of 450 N
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Experimental and regenerated isochromatic fringe patterns in the defined annular region surrounding the crack tip for a/w=0.65 at a load of 570 N

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