Composite Structures 4

Volume 1 Analysis and Design Studies

  • I. H. Marshall

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Plenary Paper

    1. Arthur W. Leissa
      Pages 1-29
  3. Space Studies

  4. Mechanical Fasteners

  5. Buckling of Platework Structures

  6. Postbuckling of Platework Structures

  7. Aerospace Structures

    1. J. W. Gunnink, P. A. van der Schee
      Pages 162-177
  8. Wind Turbine Design

    1. Chen Yun-Cheng, Cheng Yu-Yue, Wu Pei-Chao
      Pages 191-205
    2. George Elliot, Alan J. Wootton
      Pages 212-222
  9. Pipes and Pressure Vessels

    1. Andrew J. Warrender, James Wood, Alwyn S. Tooth, William M. Banks
      Pages 235-252
    2. Xue Yuan-De, Chen Chin-Kung
      Pages 253-261

About this book

Introduction

The papers contained herein were presented at the Fourth International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS/4) held at Paisley ColIege of Technology, Scotland in July 1987. The Conference was organised and sponsored by Paisley College of Technology. It was co-sponsored by the Scottish Development Agency, the National Engineering Laboratory, the US Air Force European Office of Aerospace Research and Development and the US Army Research, Development and Standardisation Group-­ UK. It forms a natural and ongoing progression from the highly successful First, Second and Third International Conferences on Composite Structures (ICCS/I, ICCS/2 and ICCS/3) held at Paisley in 1981, 1983 and 1985 respectively. There is little doubt that composite materials are rightfulIy claiming a prominent role in structural engineering in the widest sense. Moreover, the range and variety of useful composites has expanded to a level inconceivable a decade ago. However, it is also true that this increasing utilisation has generated an enhanced awareness of the manifold factors which dictate the integrity of composite structures. This is indeed a healthy attitude to a relatively new dimension in structural engineering which will have an increasingly dominant role as the century progresses. Both the diversity of application of composites in structural engineering and the endeavours which wilI ensure their fitness for purpose are reflected herein.

Keywords

composite material deformation fatigue glass material

Editors and affiliations

  • I. H. Marshall
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Production EngineeringPaisley College of TechnologyScotland, UK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-3455-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1987
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-8047-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-3455-9
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