Accession Number:

ADA250299

Title:

Design Development and Durability Validation of Postbuckled Composite and Metal Panels. Volume 1. Executive Summary

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 1984-Apr 1989

Corporate Author:

NORTHROP CORP HAWTHORNE CA AIRCRAFT DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The objective of this program was to develop design procedures and durability validation methods for curved metal and composite panels designed to operate in the postbuckling range under the action of combined compression and shear loads. This research and technology effort was motivated by the need to develop design and life prediction methodologies for such structures.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE