Fatigue in Composites: Science and Technology of the Fatigue Response of Fibre-Reinforced Plastics
Elsevier, Oct 31, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 768 pages
This major handbook is the first authoritative survey of current knowledge of fatigue behaviour of composites. It deals in detail with a wide range of problems met by designers in the automotive, marine and structural engineering industries. Compiled from the contributions of some of the best-known researchers in the field, it provides an invaluable, practical and encyclopaedic handbook covering recent developments.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Fatigue in Composites: Science and Technology of the Fatigue Response of ...
Limited preview - 2003
adhesive amplitude ASTM bolt bolted joints bonded carbon fibre carbon-fibre composites carbon/epoxy CFRP characterization components composite laminates Composite Materials composite structures Composites Science compression crack density cross-ply laminates cyclic loading cyclic stress damage accumulation damage development damage mechanisms debonding degradation delamination effect energy release rate epoxy equation failure mode fatigue behaviour fatigue cycles fatigue damage fatigue failure fatigue performance fatigue strength fatigue tests fibre composites fibre reinforced fibre reinforced plastics fibre/matrix fracture mechanics fracture toughness frequency function in-plane increase initiation interface interlaminar joints lay-up layer load cycles longitudinal material properties matrix cracking maximum method modulus monotonic normalized notched number of cycles off-axis parameters plies polymer prediction residual stiffness residual strength S–N curves shear shear stress shown in Fig specimens strain energy strain energy release stress concentrations stress levels stress ratio surface technique temperature tensile strength thermal thermoplastic transverse crack unidirectional ply