Accession Number : AD0801465

Title :   FEASIBILITY OF JOINING ADVANCED COMPOSITE FLIGHT VEHICLE STRUCTURES.

Descriptive Note : Quarterly progress rept. no. 1, 1 May-31 Jul 66,

Corporate Author : IIT RESEARCH INST CHICAGO IL MECHANICS OF MATERIALS RESEARCH DIV

Personal Author(s) : Kutscha, Dieter

Report Date : 19 AUG 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 54

Abstract : The purpose of this study is to establish the feasibility of using rational engineering methods to design bonded and mechanically fastened joints fabricated from composite and composite-metal adherends. Work during this quarter has concentrated on Literature Survey and selection and computer programming of analytical expressions to be used in the design methods. (Author)

Descriptors :   *COMPOSITE MATERIALS), (*JOINTS, BONDED JOINTS, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, JOINING, BONDING, STRESSES, ADHESIVES, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, METALS, RIVETED JOINTS, TENSILE PROPERTIES, GEOMETRY, AIRFRAMES, MANUFACTURING, THICKNESS, REINFORCING MATERIALS, PLASTICS.

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE