3-Point Bending Test of Carbon Nanotubes Reinforced Composites and their Applications

[Nand Jee Kanu, Harshad Deodhar, Rohan Chavan, Saurabh Bapat] Volume 6: Issue 2, May 2019, pp 75 - 78 

DOI: 10.26706/IJAEFEA.2.6.20190402

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Abstract For a long time, scientists and engineers have been figuring out ways to incorporate carbon nanotubes in composites. As a result CNTs are being tested in various industries as light, tough and smart alternative to traditional materials. To encompass the increasing demand for CNTs in various industries; more people should be concentrating on improving mechanical, electrical, and chemical properties of these materials. In this article carbon nanotubes reinforced composites (CNRCs) are tested for their mechanical properties using 3-point bend test. CNRCs are exceptionally strong with their performance; declaring them as a potentially good structural material for aerospace and aeronautical applications.

Index terms - Carbon nanotubes, Composites, Elastic bending.
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