Hygrothermal Studies on GFRP Composites: A Review

Shettar, Manjunath and Chaudhary, Aakarshit and Hussain, Zaid and Kini, Achutha U and Sharma, S S (2018) Hygrothermal Studies on GFRP Composites: A Review. MATEC Web of Conferences, 144. ISSN 2261-236x

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The objective of this paper is to review the hygrothermal environment effects on Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer (GFRP) composites. A brief summary of the hygrothermal phenomenon and its mechanisms of GFRP is followed by detailed review of hygrothermal effects on the GFRP. The review also includes the different hygrothermal aging tests viz., cold soaking, boiling soaking, thermal shocks and use of environmental chamber, procedures and significance. At the end, hygrothermal effects on the individual constituents of GFRP viz., fiber, matrix and the fiber-matrix interface, are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Mechanical and Manufacturing
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2018 09:32
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2018 09:32
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/151537

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