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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 392450, 8 pages
Study on Tensile Properties of Nanoreinforced Epoxy Polymer: Macroscopic Experiments and Nanoscale FEM Simulation Prediction
1Smart Structures and Advanced Composites Laboratory, College of Aerospace and Civil Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin 150001, China
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Received 15 February 2013; Revised 20 April 2013; Accepted 20 April 2013
Academic Editor: Rui Huang
Copyright © 2013 Zhenqing Wang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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