STP521: Pure Bending of Helical Wound Composite Cylinders

    Pagano, NJ
    Materials research engineer, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

    Pages: 9    Published: Jan 1973


    In order to simulate the influence of specimen misalignment, we determine the elastic response of a helical wound composite tube under pure bending using an existing general solution for a wide class of boundary value problems. Theoretical results for several composite materials of engineering interest are presented which illustrate the influence of material properties on the stress field.


    composite materials, tubes, elastic properties, bend tests, stresses, failure, bending moments

    Paper ID: STP36489S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D30.04

    DOI: 10.1520/STP36489S

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