Prediction of Onset of Mode I Delamination Growth under a Tensile Spectrum Load

In this investigation, the onset of mode I delamination growth under a standard aircraft spectrum load sequence, mini-FALSTAFF truncated to contain only tension-tension fatigue cycles is predicted. The study was carried out on a standard Double Cantilever Beam (DCB) test specimen of Uni Directional (UD) layup Carbon Fiber Composite (CFC) IMA/M21. Finite element modeling and…
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January 17, 2020 0