STP Published: 1998

Composite Materials: Fatigue and Fracture: 7th Volume

Editor(s): R. B. Bucinell

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.

Table of Contents

TK O'Brien

SR Swanson

RB Bucinell

GT Ward, BM Hillberry

PJ Joyce, TJ Moon

MK Cvitkovich, TK O'Brien, PJ Minguet

R John, JR Jira, JM Larsen

AW Peck

S Case, N Iyengar, K Reifsnider

WM Johnston, TS Gates

DJ Buchanan, R John, KE Goecke

K Liao, CR Schultheisz, DL Hunston, LC Brinson

G Zaffaroni, C Cappelletti, M Rigamonti, L Fambri, A Pegoretti

AT Nettles

JE Patterson

D Liu, X Dang

MD Lansing, JL Walker, SS Russell

JK Reilly

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Developed by Committee: D30
Pages: 320
DOI: 10.1520/STP1330-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5382-0
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2609-1