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dc.contributor.authorLua, Sheng Long.
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-17T07:47:46Z
dc.date.available2012-05-17T07:47:46Z
dc.date.copyright2012en_US
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/49333
dc.description.abstractComposites generally possess exceptional mechanical properties, the most outstanding being their high strength-to-weight ratio. They also offer good corrosion resistance and are good alternatives for marine applications. There is growing recognition that using composites would reduce life cycle costs but their application is limited due to the lack of design codes, standards and material databases. In this project, mechanical properties of a carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) composite material were determined and the effects of strain rate as well as temperature on these properties were studied. Composites made from Toray and Hextow carbon fibers, with a common Derakane vinyl ester (VE) resin were chosen for the study.en_US
dc.format.extent67 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineeringen_US
dc.titleDevelopment of composites for marine applications - mechanical properties of compositesen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorYue Chee Yoonen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)en_US
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