Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Induced forming modes in a pre-consolidated woven polypropylene composite during stretch forming process at room temperature: I. Experimental studies

Akhavan Zanjani, Nima; Sexton, Anthony; Kalyanasundaram, Shankar


In the current study, rectangular specimens of pre-consolidated woven Self-Reinforced Polypropylene (SRPP) possessing different fibre orientations and aspect ratios were stretch formed in an open die. Induced displacements were recorded by an in-situ 3D photogrammetric measurement system. Resultant principal strains were investigated to clarify the role of different deformation modes during stamp forming. The dependency of induced deformation modes to the specimens' geometries was studied. A...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing
DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesa.2014.09.023


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Akhavan Zanjani_Induced_forming_modes_in_a_2015.pdf3.97 MBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator