Accession Number : ADP001250

Title :   Superposition Method for Analysis of Free Edge Stresses,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION HAMPTON VA LANGLEY RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Whitcomb,J. D. ; Raju,I. S.

Report Date : APR 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : Report Objectives: To simplify free edge stress analysis by using superposition principles; To develop a 2-D analysis for calculation of free edge stresses in composite laminates, and To evaluate the accuracy of the 2-D analysis for mechanical, thermal and hygroscopic loads.

Descriptors :   *Composite materials, *Stress analysis, *Finite element analysis, Computations, Laminates, Edges, Two dimensional, Thermal properties, Loads(Forces), Theory, Conferencing(Communications), Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE