Accession Number : ADA302485

Title :   The Effects of Eccentricities on the Fracture of Off-Axis Fiber Composites.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION CLEVELAND OH LEWIS RESEARCH CEN TER

Personal Author(s) : Chamis, C. C. ; Sinclair, J. H.

PDF Url : ADA302485

Report Date : 10 FEB 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : Finite element analyses were performed to investigate theo- retically the effects of in-plane and out-of-plane eccentricities, bending or twisting, and thickness nonuniformity on the axial stress and strain variations across the width of off-axis specimens.

Descriptors :   *FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITES, *FRACTURE(MECHANICS), THICKNESS, STRESS ANALYSIS, LAMINATES, FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, STRAIN(MECHANICS), BENDING, AXES, TORSION, ECCENTRICITY, UNIDIRECTIONAL.

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE