Compressive Response of Debonded Thick Composite Shells Including the Effects of Transient Moisture Sorption
GEORGIA INST OF TECH ATLANTA SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
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Two important issues associated with structural integrity of composite shells are the prediction of the conditions for the loss of stability and the question accurately assessing the behavior of the structure in the presence of defects. Two other issues that are included in this project are a study of the growth of internal delaminations, and an investigation of the effect of the hygroscopic environment in the context of predicting the combined effects of moisture sorption and external compression with respect to the stress and deformation fields.
- Structural Engineering and Building Technology