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    Composite Materials: Fatigue and Fracture (Third Volume)

    O'Brien TK
    Published: 1991

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    38 papers by authors from universities, government, and industry give a balanced presentation on these subjects:

    • Matrix Cracking and Delamination

    • Interlaminar Fracture Toughness

    • Delamination Analysis

    • Strength and Impact

    • Fatigue and Fracture.

    For aircraft designers, researchers in aerospace materials, composite material manufacturers, aerospace professors; also engineering designers, engineering professors.

    Table of Contents


    Fracture Mechanics Approaches to Transverse Ply Cracking in Composite Laminates

    Matrix Cracking in Composite Laminates with Resin-Rich Interlaminar Layers

    The Upper Bounds of Reduced Axial and Shear Moduli in Cross-Ply Laminates with Matrix Cracks

    Cooling Rate Effects in Carbon Fiber/PEEK Composites

    Effects of Moisture Absorption on Edge Delamination, Part I: Analysis of the Effects of Nonuniform Moisture Distributions on Strain Energy Release Rate

    Effects of Moisture Absorption on Edge Delamination, Part II: An Experimental Study of Jet Fuel Absorption on Graphite-Epoxy

    Effect of Porosity on Flange-Web Corner Strength

    Mixed-Mode Fracture in Fiber-Polymer Composite Laminates

    Effects of T-Tabs and Large Deflections in Double Cantilever Beam Specimen Tests

    Experimental Determination of the Mode I Behavior of a Delamination Under Mixed-Mode Loading

    Stabilized End Notched Flexure Test: Characterization of Mode II Interlaminar Crack Growth

    Initiation and Growth of Mode II Delamination in Toughened Composites

    Evaluation of the Split Cantilever Beam for Mode III Delamination Testing

    Fracture Analysis of Transverse Crack-Tip and Free-Edge Delamination in Laminated Composites

    Combined Effect of Matrix Cracking and Free Edge on Delamination

    Fatigue Delamination Onset Prediction in Unidirectional Tapered Laminates

    Delamination Analysis of Tapered Laminated Composites Under Tensile Loading

    Analysis of Delamination Growth in Compressively Loaded Composite Laminates

    A Study of an Implanted Delamination Within a Cylindrical Composite Panel

    A Comparison of Experimental Observations and Numerical Predictions for the Initiation of Fiber Microbuckling in Notched Composite Laminates

    Three-Dimensional Stress Analysis of Plain Weave Composites

    Compression Testing of Thick-Section Composite Materials

    Influence of Low-Velocity Impact on Composite Structures

    Effects of Stacking Sequence on Impact Damage Resistance and Residual Strength for Quasi-Isotropic Laminates

    Relevance of Impacter Shape to Nonvisible Damage and Residual Tensile Strength of a Thick Graphite/Epoxy Laminate

    Response of Composite Plates to Quasi-Static Impact Events

    Compression of Composite Materials: A Review

    Fatigue Behavior of Continuous Carbon Fiber-Reinforced PEEK

    Damage-Based Notched Strength Modeling: A Summary

    Fatigue Damage Mechanics of Notched Graphite-Epoxy Laminates

    Hole Effect and Compression Fatigue of T300/N5208 Composite Materials

    Effect of Interlaminar Normal Stresses on the Uniaxial Zero-to-Tension Fatigue Behavior of Graphite/Epoxy Tubes

    Effects of Notch Geometry and Moisture on Fracture Strength of Carbon/Epoxy and Carbon/Bismaleimide Laminates

    Fatigue Failure Processes in Aligned Carbon-Epoxy Laminates

    Fracture of Fibrous Metal Matrix Composites Containing Discontinuities

    Fatigue Crack Growth in a Unidirectional SCS-6/Ti-15-3 Composite

    Thermomechanical Fatigue of a Quasi-Isotropic Metal Matrix Composite

    Observations of Fatigue Crack Initiation and Damage Growth in Notched Titanium Matrix Composites

    Damage and Performance Characterization of ARALL Laminates Subjected to Tensile Cyclic Loading

    Effective Crack Lengths by Compliance Measurement for ARALL-2 Laminates

    An Investigation of the Effects of Temperature on the Impact Behavior and Residual Tensile Strength of an ARamid Aluminum Laminate (ARALL-2 Laminate)

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: D30

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1110-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5169-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1419-7