STP1383

    Composite Structures: Theory and Practice

    Grant P, Rousseau C
    Published: 2001


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    This comprehensive new ASTM publication reflects the latest worldwide research in composite structures technology, and specifically focuses on structural certification and qualification concerns. 29 peer-reviewed papers, written by academia, government, and industry experts, are divided into the following sections:

    • Structural Damage Tolerance

    • Skin-Stringer Behavior

    • Rotorcraft and Propeller Structural Qualification Issues

    • Bolted Joint Analysis

    • Test Methods

    • Strength Prediction

    • Environmental Effects

    This publication will be of interest to

    • Engineers and Designers involved with Composite Materials and Structures

    • Civil Engineers

    • Aerospace, Auto, and Marine Engineers, and Designers

    • Academics


    Table of Contents

    USAF Experience in the Qualification of Composite Structures
    Lincoln J.

    A Review of Some Key Developments in the Analysis of the Effects of Impact Upon Composite Structures
    Asp L., Nilsson S., Olsson R., Sjögren A.

    Certification Cost Reduction Using Compression-After-Impact Testing
    Anderson T.

    Mechanisms and Modeling of Delamination Growth and Failure of Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Skin-Stringer Panels
    Greenhalgh E., Nilsson K., Singh S.

    Parametric Study of Three-Stringer Panel Compression-After-lmpact Strength
    Baker D., Hethcock J., Rousseau C.

    A Method for Calculating Strain Energy Release Rates in Preliminary Design of Composite Skin/Stringer Debonding Under Multiaxial Loading
    Krueger R., Minguet P., O'Brien T.

    Fail-safe Approach for the V-22 Composite Proprotor Yoke
    Altman L., Moore H., Reddy D.

    RAH-66 Comanche Building Block Structural Qualification Program
    Adelmann J., Barr B., Dobyns A.

    The Effects of Marcel Defects on Composite Structural Properties
    Caiazzo A., McShane H., Orlet M., Rachau C., Strait L.

    Influence of Ply Waviness on Fatigue Life of Tapered Composite Flexbeam Laminates
    Murri G.

    Structural Qualification of Composite Propeller Blades Fabricated by the Resin Transfer Molding Process
    Mattavi J., Smith S.

    Three-Dimensional Stress Analysis and Failure Prediction in Filled Hole Laminates
    Iarve E., Mollenhauer D.

    Damage-Tolerance-Based Design of Bolted Composite Joints
    Chang F., Dagba L., Qing X., Sun H.

    Open Hole Compression Strength and Failure Characterization in Carbon/Epoxy Tape Laminates
    Bau H., Hoyt D., Rousseau C.

    The Influence of Fastener Clearance Upon the Failure of Compression-Loaded Composite Bolted Joints
    Minguet P., Sawicki A.

    Characterizing Delamination Growth in a 0°/45° Interface
    Martin R., Rousseau C.

    New Experiments Suggest that All Shear and Some Tensile Failure Processes are Inappropriate Subjects for ASTM Standards
    Liu K., Piggott M., Wang J.

    Effect of Friction on the Perceived Mode II Delamination Toughness from Three- and Four-Point Bend End-Notched Flexure Tests
    Davidson B., Schuecker C.

    Finite Element Analysis of Delamination Growth in a Multidirectional Composite ENF Specimen
    König M., Krüger R., Rinderknecht S.

    Comparison of Designs of CFRP-Sandwich T-Joints for Surface-Effect Ships Based on Acoustic Emission Analysis from Load Tests
    Brunner A., Paradies R.

    Development of a Test Method for Closed-Cross-Section Composite Laminates Subjected to Compression Loading
    Bucinell R., Roy B.

    Tension Pull-off and Shear Test Methods to Characterize 3-D Textile Reinforced Bonded Composite Tee-Joints
    Davis J., Owens S., Schmidt R.

    What the Textbooks Won't Teach You About Interactive Composite Failure Criteria
    Hart-Smith L.

    Curved Laminated Beams Subjected to Shear Loads, Moments, and Temperature Changes
    Peck S.

    Damage, Stiffness Loss, and Failure in Composite Structures
    Chatterjee S.

    Compressive Strength of Production Parts Without Compression Testing
    Barbero E., Wen E.

    Environmental Effects on Bonded Graphite/Bismaleimide Structural Joints
    Butkus L., Johnson W., Lubke K.

    Accelerated Tests of Environmental Degradation in Composite Materials
    McManus H., Reynolds T.

    The Effects of Initial Imperfections on the Buckling of Composite Cylindrical Shells
    Hilburger M., Nemeth M., Starnes J.

    Author Index

    Subject Index


    Committee: D30

    Paper ID: STP1383-EB

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1383-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5449-0

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2862-0

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