Accession Number : AD0669056

Title :   ANALYSIS OF THE FLEXURE TEST OF BIDIRECTIONAL COMPOSITES.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Jul-Sep 67,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE MATERIALS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Pagano,N. J. ; Tsai,S. W.

Report Date : MAR 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : Equations are presented which permit a more realistic evaluation of flexure experiments on bidirectional composite beams. The influence of shear deflection is discussed, and predicted results are compared to experimental data. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COMPOSITE MATERIALS, TEST METHODS), BEAMS(STRUCTURAL), FLEXURAL STRENGTH, SHEAR STRESSES, LAMINATES, EPOXY RESINS

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE