Fatigue life characterisation of hybrid composite-steel joints
Boyd, S.W., Blake, J.I.R., Shenoi, R.A. and Mawella, J. (2003) Fatigue life characterisation of hybrid composite-steel joints. In, Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects Conference on Advanced Marine Materials: Technology and Applications, 09 - 10 Oct 2003. London, UK, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects.
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There are many instances where the use of weight saving composite materials for an entire structure is either too complex, too expensive or unfeasible. In these circumstances the use of a hybrid structure can incorporate the benefits of traditional construction, for example in steel, coupled with the advantages of composite materials in weight critical areas. A number of studies have been carried out on the static strength of steel-to-composite joints.
In the present study, an investigation is undertaken into the fatigue life characterisation of a hybrid joint. Finite element based progressive damage analyses were carried out on the hybrid joint and it was found that good correlation was achieved between the numerical and experimental results.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Subjects:||V Naval Science > V Naval Science (General)|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Engineering Sciences
|Date Deposited:||01 Jun 2006|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:11|
|Publisher:||The Royal Institution of Naval Architects|
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