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Auxetic interpenetrating composites: A new approach to non-porous materials with a negative or zero Poisson's ratio

Zhang, Zhengyang, Zhu, Hanxing, Yuan, Ru, Wang, Sanmin, Fan, Tongxiang, Rezgui, Yacine and Zhang, Di 2020. Auxetic interpenetrating composites: A new approach to non-porous materials with a negative or zero Poisson's ratio. Composite Structures 243 , 112195. 10.1016/j.compstruct.2020.112195
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Abstract

In this research, the Poisson’s ratio of three different types of almost isotropic interpenetrating composites are designed to be either positive, or negative, or zero. As they are strengthened by a self-connected fibre-network and do not contain any pore in their structure, they all are stiffer than the conventional particle composites. In addition, structural hierarchy is also demonstrated to be able to significantly enhance the auxetic behaviour for the three types of interpenetrating composites. Thus, these composites could be used not only as functional materials, but also as structural materials in engineering applications.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Engineering
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0263-8223
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 7 May 2020
Date of Acceptance: 10 March 2020
Last Modified: 08 May 2020 04:30
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/130421

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