Comparative Study of Tensile Strength Properties of Fiber Reinforced Composite Laminates with Different Orientations of Fibers

H. Saidulu*, M. Manzoor Husain**
* Research Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Ananthapuramu, India.
** Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Director of Admissions, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India.
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jme.8.1.13823

Abstract

In the recent years, the application of laminated composite materials is growing in all domains of engineering owing to its high strength and stiffness. Consequently, the quality of the fiber reinforced composite materials based on the tensile strength is considered for critical applications. To overcome these challenges, this paper proposed a technique to conduct a critical analysis of reinforced composite laminates. In this approach, laminates are produced using the process subsequently; the tensile strength test is performed for analysing the reinforced composite materials at 0o/90o and 45o angle orientation. The experimental results illustrate an increase in the number of layers that improves the strength to a greater extent. Moreover, fiber reinforced composite laminates with 0o/90o orientation of fibers exhibit higher tensile strength properties when compared to the laminates with 45o orientation of fibers.

Keywords

Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials, Glass/Epoxy, Orientation, Tensile Strength, Ultimate Tensile Strength.

How to Cite this Article?

Saidulu,H., and Hussain,M.M. (2018). Comparative Study of Tensile Strength Properties of Fiber Reinforced Composite Laminates with Different Orientations of Fibers. i-manager’s Journal on Mechanical Engineering, 8(1), 26-30. https://doi.org/10.26634/jme.8.1.13823

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