publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Improving the accuracy of the uniaxial bias extension test on engineering fabrics using a simple wrinkle mitigation technique

Harrison, Philip; Taylor, Euan; Alsayednoor, Jafar;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2018
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Country: India
Abstract
Abstract In response to a previous investigation on the influence of specimen pre-shear and wrinkling on the accuracy of uniaxial bias extension test results (Alsayednoor et al. [1]), numerical and experimental investigations have been conducted, aimed at evaluating the use of transparent anti-wrinkle plates to mitigate errors due to wrinkling of engineering fabrics. Predictions of the numerical investigation suggest that the anti-wrinkle plates significantly improve the accuracy of kinematic measurements while introducing only a very minor stiffening effect on the axial force versus shear angle data. Results from subsequent experiments on two different engineer...
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free text keywords: Mechanics of Materials, Ceramics and Composites, Axial force, Stiffening, Formability, Composite material, Kinematics, Structural engineering, business.industry, business, Shear angle, Repeatability, Test data, Wrinkle, medicine.symptom, medicine, Materials science
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