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Fatigue Behavior of Inorganic-Organic Hybrid "Lunar Cement".

  • Author(s): Su, Hang
  • Hong, Youshi
  • Chen, Tzehan
  • Kou, Rui
  • Wang, Meng
  • Zhong, Ying
  • Qiao, Yu
  • et al.
Abstract

We report the experimental results of fatigue behavior of ultralow-binder-content inorganic-organic hybrid (IOH) based on lunar soil simulant, which may be viewed as a "lunar cement". Under the same loading condition, the fatigue life of the IOH is superior to typical steel-reinforced concrete, especially when the stress amplitude is relatively high. Fatigue damage mostly occurs in the binder phase, followed by rapid cleavage-like failure. The important material parameters include filler type, filler particle size, and filler-binder bonding.

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