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Title: Mixed-mode delamination in layered isotropic and laminated composite beam structures
Authors: Harvey, Christopher M.
Cunningham, Paul
Wang, Simon
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: © Apple Academic Press
Citation: HARVEY, C.M., CUNNINGHAM, P. and WANG, S., 2017. Mixed-mode delamination in layered isotropic and laminated composite beam structures. IN: Asli K.H. ... et al., (eds.) Handbook of Research for Fluid and Solid Mechanics: Theory, Simulation, and Experiment. Waretown, New Jersey: Apple Academic Press, pp. 215-254.
Abstract: Completely analytical theories are presented for calculating the total energy release rate (ERR) in a mixed-mode delamination in layered isotropic and laminated composite straight beam structures and for partitioning it into opening mode I and shearing mode II components. The theories are developed within the contexts of both the Euler and Timoshenko beam theories. The theories are extensively verified against numerical simulations using the finite element method. The developed theories provide a valuable means for the design of such beam structures against delamination.
Description: This is a chapter from , Material Science and Technology: Advances in Recycling and Damage Mechanics of Materials.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/18855
Publisher Link: http://www.appleacademicpress.com/
ISBN: 9781315341507
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