Accession Number : ADA130077

Title :   An Apple Computer Program for the Analysis of Composite Laminates.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Oct-Dec 82,

Corporate Author : UNIVERSAL ENERGY SYSTEMS INC DAYTON OH

Personal Author(s) : Chai,Herzl

PDF Url : ADA130077

Report Date : Mar 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 34

Abstract : The proposed numerical code which is based on lamination plate theory is capable of determining characteristics of general laminates with cores. The laminate may be subjected to mechanical or hygrothermal loadings. The main features of this program are: calculating stiffness and compliance matrices; calculating effective stresses and moments resulting from temperature or moisture content change; calculating on-axis and off-axis interlaminar strains arising from mechanical or hygrothermal effects, and conducting strength analysis using the Tsai-Hill or maximum strain criterion.

Descriptors :   *Laminates, *Composite structures, *Computer programs, Structural analysis, Mechanical properties, Loads(Forces), Strain(Mechanics), Computer aided diagnosis, Computer programming, Data processing

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE