Failure modes of composite sandwich beams

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Gdoutos E.; Daniel I.M.;
  • Publisher: Serbian Society of Mechanics & Mathematical Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade
  • Journal: Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (issn: 1450-5584)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.2298/TAM0803105G
  • Subject: sandwich beams | failure modes | carbon/epoxy facings | foam core | wrinkling | indentation | Mechanics of engineering. Applied mechanics | TA349-359

A thorough investigation of failure behavior of composite sandwich beams under three-and four-point bending was undertaken. The beams were made of unidirectional carbon/epoxy facings and a PVC closed-cell foam core. The constituent materials were fully characterized and... View more
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