Progressive fracture of fiber composite build-up structures
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Progressive fracture of fiber composite build-up structures by Pascal K. Gotsis

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fiber composites.,
  • Composite structures.,
  • Fracturing.,
  • Bending.,
  • Graphite-epoxy composites.,
  • Finite element method.,
  • Stress distribution.

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Edition Notes

StatementPascal K. Gotsis and C.C. Chamis, Levon Minnetyan.
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 107231.
ContributionsChamis, C. C., Minnetyan, Levon., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17697633M

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