"The purpose of this work was to develop a transparent glass fiber reinforced polymer composite material which is superior to the transparent unreinforced thermoplastic in mechanical properties but similar in optical clarity. Polycarbonate matrix composite specimens containing 0 to 40 wt% SK-12 glass fiber were studied, with mechanical and optical properties determined as a function of glass fiber content. The mechanical properties -- flexural strength and elastic modulus increased with increasing glass fiber content. The optical properties -- transmission and transparency decreased with increasing glass fiber content. The factors which influence the mechanical and optical properties were investigated"--Abstract, page ii.
Day, D. E.
Stoffer, James O.
Moore, Robert E., 1930-2003
Materials Science and Engineering
M.S. in Ceramic Engineering
University of Missouri--Rolla
viii, 42 pages
© 1987 Wen Ching Hu, All rights reserved.
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Hu, Wen Ching, "Glass fiber reinforced polycarbonate composites" (1987). Masters Theses. 607.
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