Primer on Composite Materials Analysis (revised)  book cover
2nd Edition

Primer on Composite Materials Analysis (revised)

ISBN 9780877627548
Published April 15, 1992 by CRC Press
240 Pages

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Book Description

A widely used intermediate short text by a composite materials pioneer. Both the quantitative and qualitative aspects of analysis are explained. The presentation is concise and tightly organized.

Table of Contents

Introduction - Properties of an Orthotropic Lamina - Laminated Composites - Strength - Analysis - Structure Property Relationships - Characterization and Behavior of Structures - Appendices: Matrices and Tensors; Equilibrium Equations for Plates; Trigonometric Functions

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John C. Halpin


"Admirably suited for the student or practicing engineer who wishes to gain a sound, basic knowledge of the structural analysis of anisotropic layered systems."
-Applied Mechanics Reviews (ASME)