Introduction to Composite Materials

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CRC Press, Jan 1, 1980 - Technology & Engineering - 457 pages
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A widely used basic text by two recognized authorities. A unified and disciplined approach; advanced concepts reduced to easy-to-use charts, formulas and numerical examples.
 

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Contents

chapter page
1
transformation of stress and strain
31
offaxis stiffness of unidirectional composites
65
offaxis engineering constants
98
conclusions
106
homework problems
109
inplane stiffness of symmetric laminates
115
laminate code
116
strength of composite materials
277
failure criteria
278
quadratic failure criterion
280
sample strength data
287
transformation equations for strength parameters
295
strengthstress or strength ratios
302
inplane strength of laminates
306
approximate first ply failure envelope
318

evaluation of inplane stiffness modulus
123
crossply laminates
131
angleply laminates
136
quasiisotropic laminates
142
general Pi4 laminates
146
general bidirectional laminates
149
ply stress and ply strain analysis
157
conclusions
162
homework problems
164
flexural stiffness of symmetric sandwich laminates
167
laminate code
168
momentcurvature relations
169
evaluation of flexural stiffness modulus
178
flexural behavior of unidirectional laminates
185
flexural modulus of crossply laminates
189
flexural modulus of angleply laminates
200
ply stress and ply strain analysis
206
conclusions
211
homework problems
213
properties of general laminates
217
index and matrix notations
218
stiffness and compliance of general laminates
221
evaluation of components of stiffness
232
unsymmetric crossply laminates
239
antisymmetric laminates
249
the parallel axis theorem
256
transformation of the coupling stiffness and compliance
270
conclusions
272
homework problems
274
conclusions
325
homework problems
329
heat conduction and moisture diffusion
330
stressstrain relations including hygrothermal strains
342
fabrication stresses
345
residual stresses resulting from environmental change
349
unsymmetric crossply laminates
355
antisymmetric angleply laminates
357
effect of residual stress on failure
359
effects of temperature and moisture on properties of unidirectional composites
362
sample problems
365
conclusions
371
homework problems
373
references
375
micromechanics
377
general remarks
378
density of composite
379
composite stresses and strains
381
elastic moduli of composite
386
modified ruleofmixtures equations for transverse and shear moduli
392
hygrothermal properties
400
strengths
405
sample problems
419
conclusions
423
homework problems
428
appendix A transformation equations
433
general references
449
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