fiber metal

fiber metal

[′fī·bər ‚med·əl]
(metallurgy)
Any material composed of metal fibers that are pressed or sintered together or infiltrated with resin or other material.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Hossein Siadati, "Effects of various aluminum surface treatments on the basalt fiber metal laminates interlaminar adhesion," International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, vol.
Making bamboo bicycles was a passion he acquired from the legendary Craig Calfee, the pioneer designer of bicycles made of lightweight carbon fiber metal.
It is also widely known, fiber metal laminate (FML) panels comprising alternating aluminum sheets and reinforced polypropylene can resist localized blast impacts [5] and, apart from their potential to be lightweight, FML resistance to localized blast events can improve human safety in mass transit and defense applications.
The topics include fundamentals of fatigue crack initiation and propagation, simulating fatigue cracks in health beam models for improved identification, fractographic observations on the mechanisms of fatigue crack growth in aluminum alloys, a mechanistic approach to fatigue initiation and damage propagation in fiber metal laminates and hybrid materials, and the influence of microstructural features on the propagation of microstructurally short fatigue cracks in structural steels.
Fiber metal laminates (Arall and Glare et al.), as the new generation of aircraft structural materials, are the best alternatives for aluminum materials [1].
Fiber metal laminates (FML) were developed by ALCOA and with commercial brand; ARALL (Aramid Reinforced Aluminium Laminates) had been entered to industry in 1982.
Their topics include bolted joints in glass-reinforced aluminum and other hybrid fiber metal laminates, the stress analysis of bolted composite joints under multi-axial loading, effects of temperature on the response of composite bolted joints, simulating fracture in bonded composite joints using cohesive zone models, the strength of bonded overlap composite joints in marine applications, and high strain rate behavior of bonded composite joints.
Boyd, "Micromechanical analysis of a continuous fiber metal matrix composite including the effects of matrix viscoplasticity and evolving damage," Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol.
Recently, fiber metal laminates (FML), due to their excellent mechanical properties as well as low density, have gained much attention for aircraft structures.