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IJSTR >> Volume 8 - Issue 8, August 2019 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616

Examination Of Electrical Behaviour Of Unidirectional Epoxy-Carbon Fiber Composite Under Tensile Load By Experimental Method.

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Prathmesh Chopade, Mahesh Pradhan



Composites, Tensile loading, Mechanical and electrical behavior



Composites are modern materials which are currently used in almost all areas of technology. Because of the versatile behaviour of composites, analysis of composites is required to be done. In this work a unidirectional epoxy-carbon fiber reinforced composite was subjected to tensile load. While loading, the electrical resistance measurement is done using Kelvin’s four-wire method. Electrical contacts were made by epoxy-silver adhesive on the specimen. Connecting wires were attached with the epoxy-silver adhesive. The results obtained during tensile test were analysed to study the mechanical and electrical behaviour of the composite and their correlation which could be helpful in predicting the performance of composite materials.



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