Random modeling for transverse thermal conductivity in unidirectional silica/phenolic composite

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Volume-68 Issue-1
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Guiliang Dai
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V68I1P212


MLA Style: Guiliang Dai  "Random modeling for transverse thermal conductivity in unidirectional silica/phenolic composite" International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology 68.1 (2020):79-82.

APA Style:Guiliang Dai. Random modeling for transverse thermal conductivity in unidirectional silica/phenolic composite  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 68(1),79-82.

The purpose of this work was to study the influence of microstructure on effective transverse thermal behavior of unidirectional silica fiber reinforced composites with carbonized phenolic resin matrix. The randomly distributed fiber model is firstly established and then the temperature dependent thermal conductivity of silica fiber and phenolic matrix is taken into account for predicting the effective thermal conductivity of composite. Results provided by finite elements simulations for the silica/phenolic composite of interest have shown that the random model can give closer predictions to the theoretical results from Maxwell model.


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Thermal conductivity, silica fiber, phenolic matrix, unidirectional composite, randomness