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Statistical strength of glass-reinforced plastics

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The failure of glass-reinforced plastics is treated as an aggregate of successive failures of the individual fibers. A method of estimating the statistical strength from the distribution curve is proposed.

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Mekhanika Polimerov, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 498–502, 1967

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Krylov, N.A., Polishchuk, A.M. Statistical strength of glass-reinforced plastics. Polymer Mechanics 3, 334–336 (1967). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00858777

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  • Distribution Curve
  • Statistical Strength
  • Individual Fiber
  • Successive Failure