Accession Number : ADA181909

Title :   Comment on Paper by Yau and Chou Titled Notched Strength of Woven Fabric Composites with Molded-in Holes.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WATERVLIET NY BENET WEAPONS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Underwood,J H

PDF Url : ADA181909

Report Date : Dec 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : A comment is offered on the Yau and Chou paper, presented at the Eighth ASTM Conference on Composite Materials: Testing and Design which discussed the failure strength of fabric composite plates with holes. Classical mechanics is used to describe the change in failure strength with hole size. Keywords: Composites, Isotropic mechanics, Stress concentration, Hole size.

Descriptors :   *COMPOSITE MATERIALS, *FABRICS, *NOTCH TOUGHNESS, SYMPOSIA, FAILURE(MECHANICS), STRENGTH(MECHANICS), ISOTROPISM, MECHANICS, WEAVING, COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, PLATES, HOLES(OPENINGS), SIZES(DIMENSIONS), STRESS CONCENTRATION, WEAR RESISTANCE, ARMY EQUIPMENT, MOLDING TECHNIQUES, STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING, LIFE EXPECTANCY(SERVICE LIFE)

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE