0
TECHNICAL PAPERS

A Complex Potential-Variational Method for Stress Analysis of Unsymmetric Laminates With an Elliptical Cutout

[+] Author and Article Information
E. Madenci, A. Barut

Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721

M. P. Nemeth

Mechanics and Durability Branch, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA 23681-2199

J. Appl. Mech 68(5), 731-739 (Jan 11, 2001) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1379528 History: Received June 06, 1999; Revised January 11, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Prasad,  C. B., and Stuart,  M. S., 1990, “Moment Distributions Around Holes in Symmetric Composite Laminates Subjected to Bending Moments,” AIAA J., 28, pp. 877–882.
Stuart, M. J., and Prasad, C. B., 1990, “Analysis and Experiments for Composite Laminates With Holes and Subjected to 4-Point Bending,” Proceedings, 31st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Part 2, Vol. 4, AIAA, New York, pp. 748–758.
Owen, V. L., and Klang, E. C., 1990, “Shear Buckling of Specially Orthotropic Plates With Centrally Located Cutouts,” Proceedings, 8th DOD/NASA/FAA Conference on Fibrous Composites in Structural Design, Norfolk, VA, WL/FIBA, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
Britt, V. O., 1991, “Analysis of Stresses in Finite Anisotropic Panels with Centrally Located Cutouts,” Proceedings, 9th DOD/NASA/FAA Conference on Fibrous Composites in Structural Design, Lake Tahoe, NV, WL/FIBA, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
Chen, H. C., 1997, “Bending of Laminated Composite Plates With Cutouts,” Proc. 38th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Part 3, Vol. 3, Kissimmee, FL, AIAA, New York, pp. 1884–1892.
Owens, V. L., 1990, “Shear Buckling of Anisotropic Plates With Centrally Located Cutouts,” M.S. thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh. NC.
Jones, K. M., 1992, “Buckling Analysis of Fully Anisotropic Plates Containing Cutouts and Elastically Restrained Edges,” M.S. thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
Jones, K. M., and Klang, E. C., 1992, “Buckling Analysis of Fully Anisotropic Plates Containing Cutouts and Elastically Restrained Edges,” Proc. 33rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Dallas, TX, AIAA, New York, pp. 190–200.
Britt,  V. O., 1994, “Shear and Compression Buckling Analysis for Anisotropic Panels with Elliptical Cutouts,” AIAA J., 32, pp. 2293–2299.
Qi,  Z., 1998, “Dynamical Stability of Finite Anisotropic Panels with Elliptical Cutouts,” J. Shanghai Univ., 2, pp. 35–39.
Becker,  W., 1991, “A complex Potential Method for Plate Problems With Bending Extension Coupling,” Arch. Appl. Mech., 61, pp. 318–326.
Becker,  W., 1992, “Closed-Form Analytical Solutions for a Griffith Crack in a Non-Symmetric Laminate Plate,” Composite Struc., 21, pp. 49–55.
Jones, R. M., 1999, Mechanics of Composite Materials, 2nd Ed., Taylor and Francis, Philadelphia, PA.
Lekhnitskii, S. G., 1968, Anisotropic Plates, Gordon and Breach, New York.
Barut,  A., Madenci,  E., and Tessler,  A., 1997, “Nonlinear Analysis of Laminates Through a Mindlin-Type Shear Deformable Shallow Shell Element,” Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Eng., 143, pp. 155–173.

Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Planform geometry, coordinate systems, and loading conditions for laminated plate with an inclined elliptical cutout
Grahic Jump Location
Rectangular plate with an inclined elliptical cutout and subjected to biaxial tension
Grahic Jump Location
Deformed geometry of a square [±45 deg] laminated plate with an elliptical cutout inclined at 45 deg and subjected to biaxial tension
Grahic Jump Location
Nondimensional in-plane shear stress resultant distribution in a square [±45 deg] laminated plate with an elliptical cutout inclined at 45 deg and subjected to biaxial tension
Grahic Jump Location
Nondimensional twisting stress resultant distribution in a square [±45 deg] laminated plate with an elliptical cutout inclined at 45 deg and subjected to biaxial tension
Grahic Jump Location
Nondimensional out-of-plane displacement around the edge of an elliptical cutout inclined at 45 deg and subjected to biaxial tension
Grahic Jump Location
Effect of elliptical cutout inclination on the nondimensional out-of-plane displacement around the edge of the cutout for a square [±45 deg] laminated plate subjected to biaxial tension
Grahic Jump Location
Effect of elliptical cutout inclination on the nondimensional bending stress resultant around the edge of the cutout for a square [±45 deg] laminated plate subjected to biaxial tension

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In