Accession Number:

AD0650829

Title:

MECHANICS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS. PART II. THEORETICAL ASPECTS

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE MATERIALS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

70.0

Abstract:

The report covers some of the principles of the mechanics relevant to the description of composite materials. The contents of these notes may provide useful information for the understanding of current publications and reports related to composite materials. Emphasis is placed on the use of indicial notation and operations. The rules governing the use of the contracted notation are also outlined. The generalized Hookes law and its transformation properties, material symmetries, and engineering constants are also discussed. The plane strain and plane stress problems are discussed in detail. Finally, the elastic moduli of laminated anisotropic materials, and the strength of both unidirectional and laminated composites are covered.

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE