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Fatigue damage mechanics of composite materials II: a damage growth model

Spearing, S.M., Beaumont, P.W.R. and Ashby, M.F. (1992) Fatigue damage mechanics of composite materials II: a damage growth model Composites Science and Technology, 44, (2), pp. 169-177. (doi:10.1016/0266-3538(92)90110-O).

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Abstract

A fatigue model has been developed for damage growth at a notch tip in carbon fibre/epoxy laminates. The damage is modelled as a series of interacting matrix cracks in various forms: splitting, delamination and transverse ply cracking. The extent of fatigue damage can be successfully predicted for a family of (90i/0j)ns and (90/±45/0)s laminates. In this second paper of four, a damage-based model is proposed which can explain the effect of cyclic tensile loading on the post-fatigue strength and stiffness of a notched laminate.

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Published date: 1992
Keywords: damage prediction, fatigue damage model, notches

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Local EPrints ID: 22853
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/22853
ISSN: 0266-3538
PURE UUID: 7d69ecfe-878f-4d1f-88c7-c42f1d33e249

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Date deposited: 30 Jan 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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