Features the most current information on experimental and analytical research in key areas of composite technology. Leading experts in the field have presented 18 comprehensive, peer-reviewed papers covering the following major categories:
Fatigue and Fracture-- 8 papers focus on microstructural effects, damage, predictive tools and test method development.
Environmental Considerations-- How temperature and other environmental factors impact the long-term durability of composite structures are explored in 5 papers.
Impact-- 4 papers discuss impact response, damage formation and the use of NDE techniques as a predictive tool.
Perspective -- An artistic viewpoint of composite materials used in sculpture and masonry murals and their long-term durability is presented in 1 comprehensive paper.
A valuable resource for scientists and engineers in the commercial, military and aerospace industries, applied mechanics and materials engineers, and research and design specialists in the structural engineering field.
Fatigue Debonding Characterization in Composite Skin/Stringer Configurations
Cvitkovich M., Minguet P., O'Brien T.
Life Prediction Tool for Ceramic Matrix Composites at Elevated Temperatures
Case S., Iyengar N., Reifsnider K.
Influence of Temperature and Stress Ratio on the Low-Cycle Fatigue Behavior of Trimarc-1 /Ti-6Al-2Sn-4Zr-2Mo
Buchanan D., Goecke K., John R.
Environmental Fatigue of Pultruded Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Composites
Brinson L., Hunston D., Liao K., Schultheisz C.
Comparison of Two Accelerated Hot-Wet Aging Conditions of a Glass-Reinforced Epoxy Resin
Cappelletti C., Fambri L., Pegoretti A., Rigamonti M., Zaffaroni G.
Paper ID: STP1330-EB