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Identification of Material Constants of Composite Laminates Using Measured Strains

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T. Y. Kam, C. H. Lin, W. T. Wang

Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsin Chu 300, Taiwan, Republic of China

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 122(4), 425-427 (Apr 15, 2000) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1289026 History: Received December 20, 1999; Revised April 15, 2000
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