Accession Number:

ADA413396

Title:

Compressive Failure of Fiber Reinforced Composites

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 20 May 1998-19 Dec 2002

Corporate Author:

MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-04-15

Pagination or Media Count:

287.0

Abstract:

This final technical report was prepared by the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on ARO Orant DAAG55-98-1-0317, for the Army Research Office, Solid Mechanics Branch. The research reported herein was accomplished under the grant title COMPRESSIVE FAILURE OF FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITE, under the technical cognizance of Dr. Bruce LaMattina of the Solid Mechanics Branch of ARO. The authors gratefully acknowledge the able assistance of instrument maker Terry Larrow and Electronics Technician Tom Griffin of the Aerospace Engineering Department workshop. We also thank Masters Students Amit Salvi and Joe Gianetti for their assistance in various stages of the project. This report consists of the doctoral thesis of Chandra S. Yerramalli, whose research work constituted the project supported through the ARO.

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE