Acoustic emission of 3D angle interlock glass fibre composites

Matthieu Gresil, Mohamed Saleh, Mubeen Arshad, Constantinos Soutis

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It is a big challenge to relate acoustic emission (AE) signal events to specific damage modes developed in composites under hygro-thermo-mechanical loading. This study provides further insight into the AE monitoring of a 3D angle interlock (AI) glass fibre composite and has revealed the complex nature of the relationship between the principal characteristics of recorded AE events on the one hand and the mechanical behaviour of the material on the other. Because the tested material here is transparent, the development of cracks can be observed in-situ during the test using optical images on the specimen. This paper presents experimental results on the use of AE on 3D AI glass fibre composites for structural health monitoring (SHM) of matrix cracks, during quasi-static tension of flat plates.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStructural Health Monitoring 2015
Subtitle of host publicationSystem Reliability for Verification and Implementation - Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, IWSHM 2015
EditorsFu-Kuo Chang, Fotis Kopsaftopoulos
PublisherDEStech Publications, Inc
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781605951119
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM) 2015 - Stanford University, Stanford, United States of America
Duration: 1 Sep 20153 Sep 2015
Conference number: 10th


ConferenceInternational Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM) 2015
Abbreviated titleIWHSM 2015
CountryUnited States of America

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