The Determination of Factors Affecting the Tensile Strength of Fibreglass Using Design of Experiments

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Report; no. TR-2010-18
Physical description12p.
SubjectFibreglass; Tensile Strength; Factor Affect; Material Test
AbstractA major characteristic related to the structural strength of fibreglass is its tensile strength. There are a number of factors that are thought to affect the tensile strength of fibreglass. The factors that are of interest here are material lay-up, specimen temperature, heat treatment, submergence and pre-stress. This report will detail tests that are conducted to determine which of the aforementioned factors significantly affect the tensile strength and thus the structural integrity of lifeboatfibreglass.
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada; NRC Institute for Ocean Technology
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NPARC number17210691
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