A Constitutive Model for Distributed Microcracking In Titanium Matrix Composite Laminae

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D. L. Ball

Lockheed Martin, Tactical Aircraft Systems, Fort Worth, TX 76112

W. S. Chan

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019-0023e-mail: chan@mae.uta.edu

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 122(4), 469-473 (May 12, 2000) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1289286 History: Received December 09, 1999; Revised May 12, 2000
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Schematic of lamina microcracks
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Variation of lamina longitudinal modulus as a function of one-direction crack number density and size.
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Variation of lamina transverse modulus as a function of two-direction crack number density and size
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[0°]4 Laminate stress-strain response during R=0.1 Nx loading at 900°F
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Measured and predicted variation of [0°]4 laminate longitudinal modulus (secant), EL, during isothermal low cycle




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