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Flatwise Tension in a Curved Plate

Composites…It’s not just a 2D world…got Flatwise Tension? 

Too often I hear both analysts and designers toss around the term quasi-isotropy…a mythical monster to some, an in-plane idealization to simplify a 3D problem for others. I for one am guilty…because I appreciate the fact that you can take a complex 3D composite problem and knock it down a this case, the out-of-plane direction.

tension  stress  radius  plate  flatwise  failure  curved

2017-09-17 04:42:20
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