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The measurement of structural properties of sailcloth

Record type: Monograph (Project Report)

The report outlines a method of testing sailcloth to obtain elastic moduli and a proof stress appropriate to problems involving a single principal stress loading. Emphasis is given to practical problems, including a number of worked examples intended to help practitioners apply formulae. Standard uniaxial tensile test equipment is used, with the sole exception of an extensometer modification involving two dressmaking pins. Results for four popular sailcloths are presented.

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Satchwell, C.J. (1984) The measurement of structural properties of sailcloth , Southampton, UK University of Southampton 35pp. (Ship Science Reports, 17).

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Published date: 1984
Additional Information: ISSN 0140-3818

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Local EPrints ID: 43275
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/43275
PURE UUID: 5d800a6e-d140-43be-be05-107f7f2ab82f

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Date deposited: 19 Jan 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:19

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