Accession Number : ADP001255

Title :   Layup and Frequency Effects on Fatigue Life of Composites,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WARMINSTER PA

Personal Author(s) : Saff,Charles

Report Date : APR 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : Report objectives: Determine sensitivity of life in graphite/epoxy to load frequency, and Develop an analysis technique for identifying sensitive layups.

Descriptors :   *Composite materials, *Fatigue life, *Statistical analysis, Epoxy laminates, Graphite, Cyclic tests, Sine waves, Failure(Mechanics), Sensitivity, Loads(Forces), Stresses, Time dependence, Test methods, Coefficients, Conferencing(Communications), Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE