Studying the effect of carbon nanotubes on nanoscale material properties will improve the mechanical performance of composites.
Masoud Yekani Fard
- Yekani Fard,Masoud*. Phase I – Damage Mechanisms in Advanced Hybrid Materials Used As Structural Components. (5/18/2015 – 9/10/2015).
- Yekani Fard,Masoud*. Fatigue Modes of Fracture and Durability of Advanced Polymer Matrix Composite Materials. (5/15/2013 – 2/20/2015).
- Yekani Fard,Masoud*. Viscoelastic and Fracture Behavior of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates For Pipe Coatings Repair and Rehabilitations Structures. (4/7/2012 – 2/28/2013).
Total projects: 10
Understanding how nanoscale damage at the interphase impacts the overall properties of a polymer matrix composite will show how it affects the sustainability of the material.
Investigation of Contact Angle Effect for Analyzing Interphase Properties in Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
Comparing the most common mechanical property testing methods of carbon composites will improve future analysis of their structure.
Investigating the damage modes of carbon nanotubes in polymer composites will help utilize their full potential in various applications.
Optimum Methods of Nanoscale Material Characterization for Analyzing Interphase Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
Optimizing the mechanical property characterization of polymer matrix composites will lead to a better analysis of critical materials.
Improving the characterization for modes of failure will help provide more accurate data to build safer, high-quality industrial products.
Understanding the interphase properties of carbon nanotube composites is key to future use of very strong and light materials.
Studying the strength of polymer matrix composite material after exposure to harsh climates will help ensure safety in its use on structures.
Studying the delamination mode of failure in composite materials will help create more damage-tolerant designs.
Nanoscale Material Characterization of Polymer Carbon Fiber Interphase using Low Energy Scanning Electron Microscopy
Studying the damage on carbon fiber samples with electron microscopes will help determine how to best characterize composites and their durability.