Advances in Material Science



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About the Journal

Advances in Material Science is fully peer-reviewed journal that dedicate in promoting the international exchange of scientific information in material science and technology for studying the relationship between structure, physicochemical properties and application of materials. It focuses on the original research paper, review article and short communication recording results or techniques which share by expert and researcher. The goal of this journal is to explores rapid-growing area of research activity ranging from metallic materials, inorganic non-metallic materials, composite materials, biological materials, nanoscience, electrical material, separation science technology and material process technology.

The article categories within the journal include (but are not limited to) the following fields:

  • Chemical Synthesis
  • Functional Material
  • Metal and Alloy
  • Modelling and Simulation in Structural Engineering
  • Catalytic and Reactive Engineering
  • Polymer Processing
  • Optical Material
  • Sensor Material
  • Porous Material
  • Material Theory
  • Thermal Property
  • Soft Matter
  • Glasses
  • Crystallography


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Vol 1, No 1 (2016)

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Tao Yang, Meihong He, Xuejuan Niu, Yu Du


The three point bending fatigue properties of carbon fiber epoxy matrix composite laminates were compared for fatigue loading stress levels of 75, 80 and 85%, and fatigue loading frequencies of 10, 15 and 20 Hz, respectively. The experimental results showed that the bending fatigue life of the composites obviously decreased with the increase of the fatigue loading stress level or the loading frequency. The fatigue damage accumulation process could be divided into three distinct stages according to the accumulation rate: fast, slow and then fast. When the loading stress level was increased from 75 to 85%, the duration of the third stage decreased from 40 to 10% of the overall fatigue life. When the loading frequency was increased from 10 to 20Hz, the duration of the third stage increased from 20 to 40% of the overall fatigue life. Matrix cracking, fiber breaking, interface debonding and delamination were identified as the main three-point bending fatigue damage modes of the carbon fiber composite material, and the stress level and the loading frequency were found to significantly influence the fatigue failure properties of the composites.