Mechanics of Composite Materials

, Volume 55, Issue 4, pp 495–502 | Cite as

Fatigue Life Estimation for Layered Composites Under a Plane Stress State with the Use of a Nonlinear Fatigue Damage Accumulation Model

  • V. E. StrizhiusEmail author

A new fatigue failure criterion to predict the fatigue life of layered composites under a plane stress state is presented. The criterion is based on a nonlinear phenomenological fatigue damage accumulation model. It was verified by predicting the fatigue life of [3016] off-axis specimens under a uniaxial cyclic loading, and an acceptable accuracy of the prediction was found to exist.


layered composites plane stress state fatigue life fatigue damage accumulation fatigue failure criterion 


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  1. 1.Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University)MoscowRussia

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