OBLIQUE LOADING OF UNIDIRECTIONAL FIBER COMPOSITES; SHEAR LOADING
Final technical rept. Mar 1967-May 1968
WHITTAKER CORP SAN DIEGO CA NARMCO RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DIV
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Stress fields in the components of a multifiber, unidirectional composite that are caused by shear loading in axial directions are studied, and solutions are presented. Computations for various volumetric contents and material constants are described, as well as experiments which showed good correlation with the theoretical results from this work. Further, it is shown that certain mathematical solutions normally used for such problems are not compatible with present boundary conditions, and that the problem becomes two-dimensional.
- Laminates and Composite Materials