Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2012, Article ID 615489, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/615489
Research Article

Study on the Compressive Modulus of Nylon-11/Silica Nanocomposites

1Department of Mechanical and System Design Engineering, Hongik University, 72-1 Sangsu-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 121-791, Republic of Korea
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sogang University, 1 Shinsoo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 100-611, Republic of Korea

Received 22 January 2012; Accepted 13 March 2012

Academic Editor: Sevan P. Davtyan

Copyright © 2012 Haseung Chung 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.

Linked References

  1. G. M. Odegard, T. C. Clancy, and T. S. Gates, “Modeling of the mechanical properties of nanoparticle/polymer composites,” Polymer, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 553–562, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. H. Chung and S. Das, “Processing and properties of glass bead particulate-filled functionally graded Nylon-11 composites produced by selective laser sintering,” Materials Science and Engineering A, vol. 437, no. 2, pp. 226–234, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. H. Chung and S. Das, “Functionally graded Nylon-11/silica nanocomposites produced by selective laser sintering,” Materials Science and Engineering A, vol. 487, no. 1-2, pp. 251–257, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. F. N. Ahmad, M. Jaafar, S. Palaniandy, and K. A. M. Azizli, “Effect of particle shape of silica mineral on the properties of epoxy composites,” Composites Science and Technology, vol. 68, no. 2, pp. 346–353, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. C. Roulin-Moloney, W. J. Cantwell, and H. H. Kausch, “Parameters determining the strength and toughness of particulate-filled epoxy-resins,” Polymer Composites, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 314–323, 1986. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. R. J. Cardoso, A. Shukla, and A. Bose, “Effect of particle size and surface treatment on constitutive properties of polyester-cenosphere composites,” Journal of Materials Science, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 603–613, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. M. I. Sarwar, S. Zulfiqar, and Z. Ahmad, “Polyamide-silica nanocomposites: mechanical, morphological and thermomechanical investigations,” Polymer International, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 292–296, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. M. Z. Rong, M. Q. Zhang, Y. X. Zheng, H. M. Zeng, R. Walter, and K. Friedrich, “Structure-property relationships of irradiation grafted nano-inorganic particle filled polypropylene composites,” Polymer, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 167–183, 2001. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. R. Y. Hong, H. P. Fu, Y. J. Zhang et al., “Surface-modified silica nanoparticles for reinforcement of PMMA,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol. 105, no. 4, pp. 2176–2184, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. X. Xu, B. Li, H. Lu, Z. Zhang, and H. Wang, “The effect of the interface structure of different surface-modified nano-SiO2 on the mechanical properties of nylon 66 composites,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol. 107, no. 3, pp. 2007–2014, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. B. Ilschner, “Processing-microstructure-property relationships in graded materials,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol. 44, no. 5, pp. 647–656, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. Y. Miyamoto, “Development of functionally graded materials by HIP,” Materials Science Research International, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 3–8, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. K. S. Ravichandran, “A simple model of deformation behavior of two phase composites,” Acta Metallurgica Et Materialia, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 1113–1123, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. H. S. Kim, M. B. Bush, and Y. Estrin, “A phase mixture model of a particle reinforced composite with fine microstructure,” Materials Science and Engineering A, vol. 276, no. 1-2, pp. 175–185, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. I. Tirtom, M. Güden, and H. Yildiz, “Simulation of the strain rate sensitive flow behavior of SiC-particulate reinforced aluminum metal matrix composites,” Computational Materials Science, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 570–578, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. J. Segurado and J. Llorca, “A numerical approximation to the elastic properties of sphere-reinforced composites,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol. 50, no. 10, pp. 2107–2121, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. A. Pramanik, L. C. Zhang, and J. A. Arsecularatne, “An FEM investigation into the behavior of metal matrix composites: tool-particle interaction during orthogonal cutting,” International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, vol. 47, no. 10, pp. 1497–1506, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. T. Kairn, P. J. Daivis, I. Ivanov, and S. N. Bhattacharya, “Molecular-dynamics simulation of model polymer nanocomposite rheology and comparison with experiment,” Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 123, no. 19, Article ID 194905, 7 pages, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. A. Adnan, C. T. Sun, and H. Mahfuz, “A molecular dynamics simulation study to investigate the effect of filler size on elastic properties of polymer nanocomposites,” Composites Science and Technology, vol. 67, no. 3-4, pp. 348–356, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. T. Mori and K. Tanaka, “Average stress in matrix and average elastic energy of materials with misfitting inclusions,” Acta Metallurgica, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 571–574, 1973. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. G. J. Weng, “The theoretical connection between Mori-Tanaka's theory and the Hashin-Shtrikman-Walpole bounds,” International Journal of Engineering Science, vol. 28, no. 11, pp. 1111–1120, 1990. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. Y. Benveniste, “Some remarks on three micromechanical models in composite media,” Journal of Applied Mechanics, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 474–476, 1990. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. S. J. Lue, J. Y. Chen, and J. M. Yang, “Crystallinity and stability of poly(vinyl alcohol)-fumed silica mixed matrix membranes,” Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part B, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 39–51, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. T. W. Clyne and P. J. Withers, An Introduction to Metal Matrix Composites, Cambridge University Press, 1995.