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    Composite Materials: Testing and Design (Eighth Conference)

    Whitcomb JD
    Published: 1988

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    This volume continues to document progress in composite materials testing. Twenty-seven papers represent the following areas: Analysis; Impact and Compression; Materials Characterization; Failure Mechanisms; Nondestructive Evaluation; and Filament Wound and Woven Composites.

    Table of Contents


    Automated Design of Composite Plates for Improved Damage Tolerance

    Composite Interlaminar Fracture Toughness: Three-Dimensional Finite-Element Modeling for Mixed Mode I, II, and Fracture

    Sublaminate- or Ply-Level Analysis of Composites and Strain Energy Release Rates of End-Notch and Mixed-Mode Fracture Specimens

    A Cumulative Damage Model for Continuous Fiber Composite Laminates with Matrix Cracking and Interply Delaminations

    Interlaminar Fracture Analysis of Composite Laminates Under Bending and Combined Bending and Extension

    Effect of Adhesive Layers on Impact Damage in Composite Laminates

    The Correlation of Low-Velocity Impact Resistance of Graphite-Fiber-Reinforced Composites with Matrix Properties

    The Sandwich Column as a Compressive Characterization Specimen for Thin Laminates

    Instability-Related Delamination Growth in Thermoset and Thermoplastic Composites

    Two-Dimensional Delamination Growth in Composite Laminates Under Compression Loading

    An Experimental Study of a Curved Composite Panel with a Cutout

    Characterizing the Tensile Stress-Strain Nonlinearity of Polyacrylonitrile-Based Carbon Fibers

    Development of a Standard Quality-Control Test Method for Determining the Fiber Strength of Graphitized Roving

    The Development of a Satisfactory, Simple, Shear Fatigue Test for Unidirectional E-Glass Epoxy

    Height-Tapered Double Cantilever Beam Specimen for Study of Rate Effects on Fracture Toughness of Composites

    A Constant ΔG Test for Measuring Mode I Interlaminar Fatigue Crack Growth Rates

    Growth of Elliptic Delaminations in Laminates Under Cyclic Transverse Shear Stresses

    Analytical and Experimental Investigation of the Notched Strength of Thick Laminates with Surface Notches

    Analysis of Delamination Growth from Matrix Cracks in Laminates Subjected to Bending Loads

    Interlaminar Fracture Processes in Resin Matrix Composites Under Static and Fatigue Loading

    Failure Mechanism of Delamination Fracture

    The Use of Acoustic Emission to Detect the Onset of Interlaminar Shear Failure in Short Beam Fatigue Specimens

    Damage Assessment by Acousto-Ultrasonic Technique in Composites

    Viscoelastic/Damage Modeling of Filament-Wound Cylindrical Pressure Vessels

    Residual Stress and Strength Loss in Filament-Wound Composites

    Strength of Woven-Fabric Composites with Drilled and Molded Holes

    Mechanical Behavior of Braided Composite Materials

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: D30

    DOI: 10.1520/STP972-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5044-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0980-3