Practical Analysis of Aircraft Composites   -   Available in late October 2017



  •        PART 1 - ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
  •   1 - Introduction
  •   2 - Analysis Overview and Composites Versus Metals
  •   3 - Material Elasticity
  •   4 - Laminate Elasticity
  •   5 - Effective Elastic Constants
  •   6 - Bending Stiffness of Plates
  •   7 - Laminate and Ply Stress/Strain
  •   8 - Interlaminar Stress
  •   9 - Unnotched Strength
  • 10 - Small Notch Strength
  • 11 - Mechanically Fastened Joints
  • 12 - Bonded Metal Joints
  • 13 - Bonded Composite Joints, Disbonds/Delaminations, and Interlaminar Fracture Mechanics
  • 14 - Mechancially Fastened Joints versus Bonded Joints
  • 15 - Repairs
  • 16 - Beams
  • 17 - Stability
  • 18 - Sandwich Structures
  • 19 - Large Cuts and Cutouts
  • 20 - Post Impact Strength
  • 21 - Mechanical Properties and Preliminary Desgin Values
  • 22 - Design Guidelines
  • 23 - Analysis Considerations

  •        PART 2 - REQUIREMENTS AND SUBSTANTIATION
  • 24 - Fatigue
  • 25 - Static Strength Requirements
  • 26 - Damage Tolerance
  • 27 - Durability and Damage Resistance
  • 28 - Structural Substantiation

  •         APPENDICES
  •   A - Micromechanics
  •   B - Hygrothermal - Effective Load and Effective Properties
  •   C - Elliptical Cutout - Stress Field Solution
  •   D - Fastener Load Distribution - Additional Solutions
  •   E - Bonded Joints - Processing and Quality Control
  •   F - Cross Section Properties
  •   G - Example Problems