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Stress Analysis of Multilayered Anisotropic Elastic Media

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Hyung Jip Choi, S. Thangjitham

Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061

J. Appl. Mech. 58(2), 382-387 (Jun 01, 1991) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2897197 History: Received August 04, 1989; Revised June 22, 1990; Online March 31, 2008

Abstract

The stress analysis of multilayered anisotropic media subjected to applied surface tractions is performed within the framework of linear plane elasticity. The solutions are obtained based on the Fourier transform technique together with the aid of the stiffness matrix approach. A general solution procedure is introduced such that it can be uniformly applied to media with transversely isotropic, orthotropic, and monoclinic layers. As an illustrative example, responses of the semi-infinite media composed of unidirectional and angle-ply layers to a given surface traction are presented.

Copyright © 1991 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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