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Static and Fatigue Delamination

  • René Alderliesten
Chapter
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 236)

Abstract

The delamination between metal and composite plies in FMLs is discussed for the two major crack opening modes and combinations thereof. The strain energy release rate is introduced as parameter to describe the static and fatigue behaviour, which is influenced by the interface geometry and fibre volume fraction of the composite plies. The relation between constant and variable amplitude loading is discussed. Furthermore it is explained how plasticity of the metal layers affects the quasi-static delamination fracture toughness. Some observations concerning delamination buckling and residual stress state are discussed.

Keywords

Metal Layer Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanic Fibre Layer Strain Energy Release Rate Stress Intensity Factor Range 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Aerospace EngineeringDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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