Accession Number : ADA269961


Title :   International Conference on Composite Structures (7th), Held in United Kingdom, July 1993. Volume 25, Numbers 1 - 4


Corporate Author : ELSEVIER SCIENCE PUBLISHERS LTD BARKING (UNITED KINGDOM)


Personal Author(s) : Marshall, I H


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a269961.pdf


Report Date : Jul 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 577


Abstract : Partial contents: The role of biaxial stresses in discriminating between meaningful and illusory composite failure theories; An evaluation of equivalent-single-layer and layerwise theories of composite laminates; The influence of trigger configurations and laminate lay-up on the failure mode of composite crush cylinders; Comparison between the short and long term behaviour of fibre reinforced and unreinforced concrete beams; Examples of the multicriteria optimization of cement-based composites; A simplified tensile damage analysis method for composite laminates using a quasi-three-dimensional model; A reduced basis approach to quantifying damage dependent dynamic response of laminate composite structures; Free vibration of generally-laminated, shear- deformable, composite rectangular plates using a spline Rayleigh-Ritz method; Flutter analysis cantilevered curved composite panels; Weight change mechanism of randomly oriented GFRP panel immersed in hot water; The effects of environmental humidity after post care on the optimal temperature path of polymer composites; Artificial damage techniques for low velocity impact in carbon fibre composites; and impact damage evaluation on advanced stitched composites by means of acoustics emission and image analysis


Descriptors :   *VIBRATION , *COMPOSITE STRUCTURES , *CARBON FIBERS , *BRITTLENESS , *METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES , *ADHESIVES , *ENERGY ABSORBERS , SHEAR PROPERTIES , STRESSES , DAMAGE , LAMINATES , CONCRETE , JOINTS , TOLERANCES(MECHANICS) , PIEZOELECTRIC MATERIALS , ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT , SHELLS(STRUCTURAL FORMS) , STIFFNESS , FAILURE , CRACKS , BEAMS(STRUCTURAL) , COMPOSITE MATERIALS , SYMPOSIA , TENSILE STRENGTH


Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Mechanics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE