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Fatigue damage mechanics of notched graphite: epoxy laminates

Spearing, S.M., Beaumont, P.W.R. and Ashby, M.F. (1991) Fatigue damage mechanics of notched graphite: epoxy laminates In, Composite Materials: Fatigue and Fracture. Third Symposium on Composite Materials: Fatigue and Fracture Ann Arbor, USA, American Society for Testing of Materials pp. 596-616. (doi:10.1520/STP17739S).

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A modeling approach is presented that recognizes that the residual properties of composite laminates after any form of loading depend on the damage state. Therefore, in the case of cyclic loading, it is necessary to first derive a damage growth law and then relate the residual properties to the accumulated damage

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Published date: 1991
Additional Information: STP1110
Venue - Dates: Third Symposium on Composite Materials: Fatigue and Fracture, 1989-11-06 - 1989-11-07
Keywords: fiber reinforced composite laminates, damage, fatigue (materials) growth law, strain energy release rate, toughness, finite element method, residual strength, weibull statistics, composite materials, fracture


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ISBN: 0803114192
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Date deposited: 13 Feb 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:20

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Author: S.M. Spearing
Author: P.W.R. Beaumont
Author: M.F. Ashby

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