Aditi Tata

Aerospace engineering

Hometown: Chandler, Arizona, United States

Graduation date: Spring 2024

Additional details: Honors student

Security icon, disabled. A blue padlock, locked.

FURI | Fall 2022

Assessment of Mode I/II Fracture Technique (NASA) and Novel Fracture Technique at ASU

Polymer matrix composite performance weaknesses are largely caused by delamination, which is a mode failure originating from a combination of normal and shear stresses, or Mode I and Mode II, respectively. In the past, researchers introduced a mixed-mode bending (MMB) fixture to identify combined Mode I and Mode II fractures. Recently, Arizona State University researchers attempted to improve the MMB fixture design to characterize combined fracture more precisely. This improved mixed-mode bending (IMMB) apparatus enhances the MMB apparatus’ stiffness by 87%. In this study, the efficiency of the MMB and IMMB fixtures will be determined via finite element analysis. Over the course of the term, the researcher has developed both fixture designs using SolidWorks, led analysis via ANSYS, and has performed a literature review for the future project development of characterizing combined Modes I, II, and III fracture.

Mentor:

View the poster
QR code for the current page

It’s hip to be square.

Students presenting projects at the symposium are encouraged to download this personal QR code and include it within your poster. This allows symposium attendees to explore more about your project and about you in the future. 

Right click the image to save it to your computer.

Additional projects from this student

Determining the most effective characterization of combined fractures will reveal ideal techniques to form more resilient composite materials.

Mentor:

  • FURI
  • Summer 2022

FURI Totals

TotalStudents

0

FacultyMentors

0

OnlineSymposia

0

FocusAreas

0

FURIProjects

0

MOREProjects

0

KEENProjects

0

GCSPProjects

0