Modelling the interfaces of bondable pultrusions

Nisar, Jawad Ahmad (2010) Modelling the interfaces of bondable pultrusions. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

he thesis introduces novel techniques to study the effects of moulding materials including
different fabric architecture on the strength of pultruded adhesive joints and how to
improve it. The overall objectives are (i) to devise laboratory techniques which mimic the
pultrusion moulding process using glass fabric and vinyl ester resin and other moulding
materials, (ii) to optimise the moulding materials and maximise the level of adhesion of the
pultrusion and hence to improve the structural efficiency of the joints and (iii) to determine
critical stresses and failure initiation through thickness of the composite laminate using
multi-scale modeling.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Colleges/Schools: College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering
Supervisor's Name: Hashim, Dr. Safa
Date of Award: 2010
Depositing User: Mrs Marie Cairney
Unique ID: glathesis:2010-5794
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2014 08:25
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2014 08:28
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/5794

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