Life prediction of fiber-reinforced composites : macro- and micro-mechanical modeling

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Iyengar, Nirmal (1996)
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: failure | time-dependent | composities | shear creep | LD5655.V856 1996.I946

In homogenous materials the life of a component is controlled by damage associated with a single crack while that of non-homogenous materials is the result of a distributed damage state. The life prediction of composite materials is thus carried out using damage ... View more
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