Plastic Failure of Fiber-Reinforced Materials

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W. Prager

Department of the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Sciences, University of California, San Diego; La Jolla, Calif.

J. Appl. Mech 36(3), 542-544 (Sep 01, 1969) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3564714 History: Received October 30, 1968; Online September 14, 2011


The paper is concerned with failure by plastic flow of the matrix of a fiber-reinforced composite sheet. For unidirectional reinforcement, a completely general state of plane stress in the median plane of the sheet is discussed, but for a two-ply laminate with an arbitrary angle between the two systems of reinforcing fibers only simple tension in any direction to the fibers is investigated.

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