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The Yeh-Stratton Criterion for Stress Concentrations on Fiber -Reinforced Composite MaterialsThe Yeh-Stratton criterion developed from a yielding criterion is modified to a generalized failure criterion and applied to fiber-reinforced composites with a central crack or a circular cutout under tensile loadings. The purpose of a material failure criterion is to establish a theoretical margin of safety and to be validated by experiments. It is necessary to obtain the crack tip stress field before a failure criterion of composite materials is applied. However, the crack tip stress field is complicated since there are numerous factors that influence the crack tip stress distribution. The understanding of the factors that contribute to crack tip stress field is of critical importance in analyzing composite laminates.
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Yeh, Hsieng-Yang (California State Univ. Long Beach, CA United States)
Date Acquired
August 17, 2013
Publication Date
October 1, 1996
Subject Category
Composite Materials
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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