The use of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) is increasing markedly, partially in the aviation industry, but it has been considered that CFRP sheets cannot be formed by press-forming techniques owing to the low ductility of CFRP. Since the mechanical characteristics of CFRP are dominated by the microscale structure, it is possible to improve its formability by optimizing the material structure. Therefore, to improve the formability, the interaction between the carbon fibers and the matrix must be clarified. In this study, microscale analyses were conducted by a finite-element model with cohesive zone elements.
|Journal||MATEC Web of Conferences|
|Publication status||Published - 2016 Oct 24|
|Event||12th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes, NUMIFORM 2016 - Troyes, France|
Duration: 2016 Jul 4 → 2016 Jul 7
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Materials Science(all)