Volume 11 (2021)
Volume 10 (2020)
Volume 9 (2019)
Volume 8 (2018)
Volume 7 (2017)
Volume 6 (2016)
Volume 5 (2015)
Volume 4 (2014)
Volume 3 (2013)
Volume 2 (2012)
Volume 1 (2011)
Composite Materials
Assessment of particle size distribution and tensile properties on hybrid epoxy composite reinforced with functionalized graphene and CNT nanofillers

Manoj Kumar Shukla; Kamal Sharma

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 April 2022


  The synergetic effect of Amine Functionalized Multiple Graphene Layers (AMGL) and Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube (AMWCNT) nano-fillers mixed with epoxy resin has been investigated on the Particle Size Distribution (PSD) and tensile properties of hybrid composites. The hybrid composites with equal ratio ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Numerical investigating of the effect of material and geometrical parameters on the static behavior of sandwich plate

Aidin Ghaznavi; Mohammad Shariyat

Volume 11, Issue 2 , March 2022, , Pages 297-315


  Studying the behavior of sandwich panels is very important due to their widespread use in different industries. Therefore, over the past decades, various theories have been proposed to study the behavior of these panels. In this paper a higher order global-local theory with 3D equilibrium-based corrections ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Influence of material and internal support on natural frequencies of thin-walled cylindrical tanks

Nabard Habibi; Yasaman Ahmadi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , March 2022, , Pages 381-395


  This paper presents closed-form formulations of higher order shear deformation theory (HSDT) to analyse the functionally graded plates (FGPs) acted upon a thermo-mechanical load for simply supported (SS) conditions. This theory assumes nullity conditions for transverse stress on bottom and top face of ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Free vibration analysis of CFRP cylinders with torispherical heads: Experimental and numerical investigations

Meisam Shakouri; Hessam Sarvahed; H.M. Navazi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , September 2021, , Pages 13-21


  Pressure vessels are used in a variety of applications in many engineering applications. The thin walled cylinders with torispherical heads have been widely used as pressure vessels in engineering applications. In this paper, the free vibration behavior of carbon fiber reinforced composite cylinders ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Experimental evaluation and estimation of frictional behavior of polymer matrix composites

Hiral Parikh; Piyush Gohil

Volume 10, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 473-483


  As the fiber-reinforced polymer matrix composites give good strength and can work in rigorous environmental conditions, nowadays, more focus is given to study the behavior of these materials under different operating conditions. Due to the environmental concern, the focus on the natural fiber reinforced ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Numerical analysis of heat transfer in helical tube with the aluminum oxide (Al2O3) nano fluid injection in water

Naser Kordani; Hamid Zalnezhad

Volume 10, Issue 1 , September 2020, , Pages 211-227


  The most important reason for the design of curved tubes is increasing the heat transfer between the fluid and the wall which has provided many applications in various industries such as air conditioning, micro-electric, heat exchangers and etc. The aim of this study is numerical investigation of nano ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Effects of the asymmetric behavior of the shape memory alloy on nonlinear dynamic responses of thick sandwich plates with embedded SMA wires

Aidin Ghaznavi; Mohammad Shariyat

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, , Pages 183-197


  In the present article, the dynamic behavior of sandwich plates with embedded shape memory alloy (SMA) wires is evaluated for two cases wherein (i) the stress-strain curve of the superelastic behavior of the SMA wires is symmetric and (ii) the mentioned curve is non-symmetric. A modified version of Brinson’s ...  Read More

Composite Materials
High-velocity impact properties of multi-walled carbon nanotubes/E-glass fiber/epoxy anisogrid composite panels

Hamed Khosravi; Reza Eslami-Farsani

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, , Pages 235-243


  This work reports the high-velocity impact response of multiscale anisogrid composite (AGC) panels. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the influence of surface-modified multi-walled carbon nanotubes (S-MWCNTs) at different S-MWCNTs contents (0-0.5 wt.% at an interval of 0.1 wt.%) on the high-velocity ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Computational evaluation of the homogeneity of composites processed by accumulative roll bonding (ARB)

Mahsa Gharechomaghlu; Hamed Mirzadeh

Volume 9, Issue 2 , February 2020, , Pages 351-358


  A new computational method based on MATLAB was used to study the effect of different parameters on the homogeneity of composites produced by a severe plastic deformation technique known as accumulative roll bonding. For a higher number of passes, the degree of particle agglomeration and clustering decreased, ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Dynamic stress concentration in a hybrid composite laminate subjected to a sudden internal break

Erfan Mirshekari; Arash Reza

Volume 9, Issue 1 , September 2019, , Pages 157-171


  In this work, transient dynamic stress concentration in a hybrid composite laminate subjected to a sudden internal crack is examined. It is assumed that all fibers lie in one direction and the applied load acts along direction of fibers. Two types arrangements are considered for the fiber; square and ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Experimental study on thermal conductivity of polyurethane resin filled with modified nanoparticles

Ali Akbar Azemati; Hossain Khorasanizadeh; Behzad Shirkavand Hadavand; Ghanbar Ali Sheikhzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , September 2018, , Pages 97-106


  One of the ways to waste energy in buildings is wasting it from the walls. For this reason, insulating materials are used to prevent the loss of energy in buildings. Typically, common insulations are high thickness and thin coatings are used less. The purpose of this research is to introduce nanocomposite ...  Read More

Composite Materials
On the flexural properties of multiscale nanosilica/E-glass/epoxy anisogrid-stiffened composite panels

Reza Eslami-Farsani; Hamed Khosravi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , August 2017, , Pages 99-108


  In the present study, multiscale nanosilica/E-glass/epoxy anisogrid composite panels were investigated for flexural properties as a function of nanosilica loading in the matrix (0, 1, 3 and 5 wt.%). The surface of the silica nanoparticles was firstly modified with 3-glycidoxypropyltrimethoxysilane (3-GPTS). ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Influence of heat generation on the phase transformations and impact responses of composite plates with embedded SMA wires

A. Niknami; M. Shariyat

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 13-26


  In the present research, in contrast to the available papers, not only the superelasticity but also the shape memory effects are taken into account in determination of the impact responses. At the same time, in addition to modifying Brinson’s model for the shape memory alloys (SMAs), to include ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Optimization of the injection molding process of Derlin 500 composite using ANOVA and grey relational analysis

S. Khalilpourazary; N. Payam

Volume 6, Issue 1 , December 2016, , Pages 39-50


  Warpage and shrinkage control are important factors in proving the quality of thin-wall parts in injection modeling process. In the present paper, grey relational analysis was used in order to optimize these two parameters in manufacturing plastic bush of articulated garden tractor. The material used ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Elastoplastic torsion of hollow FGM circular shaft

Y. Bayat; H. Ekhteraei Toussi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2015, , Pages 165-180


  In many cases, a torsional shaft may be a thick-walled radially inhomogeneous cylindrical object. The hollow shafts made of functionally graded materials (FGMs) are such kind of compositions which were studied in this paper. Cylindrical FG shafts are composed of ceramic and metallic parts with power ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Generalized solution of functionally graded hollow cylinder under torsional load

Y. Bayat; M. Alizadeh; A. Bayat

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 23-32


  In this paper, a general solution for torsion of hollow cylinders made of functionally graded materials (FGM) was investigated. The problem was formulated in terms of Prandtl’s stress and, in general, the shear stress and angle of twist were derived. Variations in the material properties such as ...  Read More

Composite Materials
Production method of rubber and sulfur FG composites

S. Mohammadi*; F. Abdi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , December 2012, , Pages 63-69


  In the presented work, sulfur concrete and rubber were used for producing functionally graded materials (FGM). The physical and mechanical properties of sulfur concrete and rubber were changed continuously across the thickness. On one side, there was just rubber and, on the other, there was pure sulfur; ...  Read More