Active Standard: D5528 - 13
The standard as written lacks clarity, and is confusing to first time users. It also has statements that would be better organized into a validation section.
Keywordscomposite materials; delamination; double cantilever beam; interlaminar fracture toughness; Mode I; Cantilever testing; Composite plastic materials/applications; Cracking; Delamination; Double-cantilever beam (DCB); Fracture testing--composites; Interlaminar fracture toughness; Linear elastic behavior;
Ballot Item Approved as D5528-2013 and Pending Publication