Accession Number : ADP001251

Title :   Mechanics of Delamination under Compressive Loads,

Corporate Author : DREXEL UNIV PHILADELPHIA PA DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND MECHANICS

Personal Author(s) : Wang,A. S. D.

Report Date : APR 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : Report Objectives: To study the delamination mechanisms in graphite-epoxy laminates subjected to compressive static and fatigue loads; and To formulate analytical models for the initiation and the growth behavior of delamination cracking under both static and fatigue (Compressive) Loads.

Descriptors :   *Composite materials, *Mechanical properties, Loads(Forces), Compressive properties, Epoxy laminates, Graphite, Crack propagation, Fatigue(Mechanics), Static tests, Tensile stress, Fracture(Mechanics), Strain rate, Finite element analysis, Conferencing(Communications), Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE