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The following models, attributable to respective researchers, are available in this product:
R.A. Schapery, Thermal Expansion Coefficients of Composite materials Based on Energy Principles
, J. Compos. Mater. , 2 (3), 380-404 (1968).
D.E. Bowles and S.s. Tompkins, Prediction of Coefficients of Thermal Expansion for Unidirectional Composites
, J. Comps. Mater., 23, 370-388 (1989).
B.W. Rosen and Z. Hashin, Effective Thermal Expansion Coefficients and Specific Heat of Composite Materials
, Int. J. Eng. Sci., 8, 157-173 (1970).
Note The default model will be appropriate for most simulations. The alternative options have been provided for specialist users conducting research into the fluid mechanics of fiber-filled materials.