Progressive Damage Analysis of Laminated Composite (PDALC)--a computational model implemented in the NASA COMET finite element code
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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Hampton, Va, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Residual strength.,
  • Constitutive equations.,
  • Structural analysis.,
  • Finite element method.,
  • Stress distribution.,
  • Laminates.,
  • Composite materials.,
  • Matrix materials.,
  • Cracking (Fracturing)

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Other titlesComputational model implemented in the NASA COMET finite element code.
StatementDavid C. Lo ... [et al.].
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 4724.
ContributionsLo, David C., Langley Research Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15504614M

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