Accession Number : ADA325787

Title :   Composite Defect Significance.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 30 Sep 82-30 Sep 83,

Corporate Author : MATERIALS SCIENCES CORP SPRING HOUSE PA

Personal Author(s) : Chatterjee, Sailendra N. ; Pipes, R. B.

PDF Url : ADA325787

Report Date : SEP 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 83

Abstract : This report outlines the various aspects of the program and describes work preformed to date on the following tasks: (1) The preliminary master plan for effective utilization of NDE. (2) The symposium on NDE of Criticality of Defects in Laminated Composites. (3) Analytical Formulation of the problem of multiple eliptic disbonds in Laminated Composites. (4) Experimental Study on Growth of Multiple disbonds under cyclic transverse shear and failure induced by static off axis shear.

Descriptors :   *COMPOSITE MATERIALS, *DEFECTS(MATERIALS), SHEAR PROPERTIES, NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING, LAMINATES, DELAMINATION, CRITICALITY(GENERAL).

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE