Accession Number : ADP001252

Title :   A Cumulative Damage Model for Advanced Composite Materials,

Corporate Author : DYNA EAST CORP WYNNEWOOD PA

Personal Author(s) : Chou,Pei Chi

Report Date : APR 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : Report Objectives: Development of a cumulative damage model to predict the failure modes, strength, and fatigue life of composite materials. The model will utilize fracture mechanics, random variables, and finite-element codes, as needed. The results must be verified by experiments.

Descriptors :   *Composite materials, *Failure(Mechanics), *Fatigue life, *Mathematical models, Mathematical prediction, Damage, Strength(Mechanics), Fracture(Mechanics), Cracks, Transverse, Random variables, Finite element analysis, Models, Test methods, Experimental data, Conferencing(Communications), Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE