Design of a multifunctional composite material with enhanced structural and power storage capability

S. Doyle-Lawrence, K. Carroll, R. Guiel, C. Browder, C. Ciocanel

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Abstract

The paper presents results associated with the development of a carbon fiber weave based composite material with power storage capability. In the simplest layup, material coupons (commonly 75mm by 75mm) are made in a single layer configuration providing modest gains in terms of multifunctionality, i.e. the power storage capability is not significant compared to the overall loss in mechanical strength of the material, due to the changes in formulation dictated by the added power storage functionality. However, the multifunctional performance can be enhanced by stacking multiple single layer material coupons on top of each other, in various configurations, to achieve enhanced mechanical and/or electrical properties for the material. Four layup methods have been explored, and the results of the electromechanical characterization of these layups are presented and discussed here, in connection with the properties of the single layer coupons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBehavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2014
PublisherSPIE
ISBN (Print)9780819499844
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
EventBehavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2014 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Mar 10 2014Mar 12 2014

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume9058
ISSN (Print)0277-786X
ISSN (Electronic)1996-756X

Other

OtherBehavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period3/10/143/12/14

Keywords

  • electro-mechanical characterization
  • multilayer configurations
  • structural electric double layer capacitor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Doyle-Lawrence, S., Carroll, K., Guiel, R., Browder, C., & Ciocanel, C. (2014). Design of a multifunctional composite material with enhanced structural and power storage capability. In Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2014 [905809] (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; Vol. 9058). SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2046281