Experimental Investigation on Effect of Fiber Content on Longitudinal Modulus of FRP

Authors(2) :-Prof. P. V. Savalia, S. D. Ambaliya

FRP is the Fiber Reinforced Plastic which means enhances the mechanical properties of matrix by using reinforcing fibers. In a present era importance of FRP are steadily increasing due to its advantageous properties. Various researchers have worked for high strength fiber reinforces plastic as an attractive feasible material to replace metal and conventional materials. In last two decades the attempts are also made with natural fibers to replace conventional FRP, normally Glass and Polyester or Epoxy. Normally the rule of mixture can give reasonable results for predicting the end properties of FRP in longitudinal direction. Hence, this dissertation work is aimed to found the losses in modulus of FRP by considering natural fiber jute as a reinforcement and polyester as a matrix. The systematic experiments are carried out by using suitable molds and appropriate equipment Tensiometer. The attempts are made to study the effect of volume fraction of fiber on modulus for continuous long fibers.

Authors and Affiliations

Prof. P. V. Savalia
Mechanical Engineering Department, Government Engineering College, Surat, Gujarat, India
S. D. Ambaliya
Mechanical Engineering Department, Government Engineering College, Surat, Gujarat, India

FRP, UTM, ANSYS, IDEAS, CAD, RVE, ROM, Epoxy, Volume Fraction

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Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 6 | November-December 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-12-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 587-596
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1732224
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Prof. P. V. Savalia, S. D. Ambaliya, " Experimental Investigation on Effect of Fiber Content on Longitudinal Modulus of FRP, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 6, pp.587-596, November-December-2015.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET1732224

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