Accession Number : ADP001254

Title :   Fatigue Damage-Strength Relationships in Composite Laminates,

Corporate Author : VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INST AND STATE UNIV BLACKSBURG

Personal Author(s) : Reifsnider,K. L. ; Stinchomb,W. W. ; Henneke,E. G. , II ; Duke,J. C. , Jr. ; Jamison,R. D.

Report Date : APR 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The objective of this program shall be to determine the nature of damage events, caused by cyclic (fatigue) loading, which are directly related to the fracture of composite laminates and to develop an understanding of how such damage events affect the strength of the laminates.

Descriptors :   *Composite materials, *Laminates, *Fatigue(Mechanics), Strength(Mechanics), Cyclic tests, Static loads, Damage, Cracking(Fracturing), Stress strain relations, Statistical analysis, Stiffness, Cracks, Test methods, Conferencing(Communications), Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE