Two-Dimensional Anisotropic Contact Behavior of Unidirectional Continuous FRP Composites

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Xinguo Ning, Michael R. Lovell, William S. Slaughter

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

J. Tribol 125(2), 457-461 (Mar 19, 2003) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1510875 History: Received January 30, 2002; Revised June 24, 2002; Online March 19, 2003
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Grahic Jump Location
Contact model of a rigid cylinder on FRP composites
Grahic Jump Location
Fiber orientation and the sliding direction: TL (transverse), NL (normal), and PL (parallel).
Grahic Jump Location
(a) Variation of the maximum pressure Pmax with the fiber orientation, (b) Variation of the value δ with the fiber orientation; and (c) Variation of the contact patch width with the fiber orientation.



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