Accession Number:

ADA089391

Title:

A Crack Opening Displacement Approach to Crack Patching,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH LABS MELBOURNE (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

The results of a numerical investigation into crack patching indicate that a modified form of the crack opening displacement approach may be useful in estimating the effect that fibre composite patches have on cracks in thin sheets. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE