Wave Propagation in Laminated Composite Plates Using Higher Order Theory

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M. R. Chitnis, Y. M. Desai, T. Kant

Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076, India

J. Appl. Mech 68(3), 503-505 (Oct 06, 2000) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1352062 History: Received December 02, 1999; Revised October 06, 2000
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Grahic Jump Location
(a) Comparison of results obtained by the present method with the analytical results presented by Mindlin 1 (b) Results obtained by present method for crossply composite laminated plate of (0 deg/90 deg/0 deg/90 deg) lay-up




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