Structural Optimization to Obtain Minimum Weight Sandwich Panels

  • Jack R. Vinson
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 120)


Sandwich Panel Foam Core Honeycomb Core Face Stress Optimum Construction 
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17.11 References

  1. 17.1.
    Vinson, J.R. (1985) Minimum Weight Composite Material Honeycomb Sandwich Panels Under Uniaxial Compression, Transactions of the First European Conference on Composite Materials, September.Google Scholar
  2. 17.2.
    Vinson, J.R. (1986) Optimum Design of Composite Honeycomb Sandwich Panels Subjected to Uniaxial Compression, AIAA Journal, Vol. 24, pp. 1690–1696.CrossRefzbMATHGoogle Scholar
  3. 17.3.
    Vinson, J.R. and Shore, S. (1967) Structural Optimization of Corrugated Core and Web Core Sandwich Panels Subjected to Uniaxial Compression, Naval Air Engineering Center Report NAEC-ASC-1109, May.Google Scholar
  4. 17.4.
    Vinson, J.R. (1986) Minimum Weight Web-Core Composite Sandwich Panels Subjected to In-Plane Compressive Loads, presented at the International Symposium on Composite Materials and Structures, Beijing, China, June 13–16.Google Scholar
  5. 17.5.
    Handel, P.I. and Vinson, J.R. (1988) Optimal Stacking Sequence of Composite Faces for Various Sandwich Panels and Loads to Attain Minimum Weight, Proceedings of the 29 th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, AIAA, pp. 999–1006.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack R. Vinson
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  1. 1.Center for Composite Materials and College of Marine Studies, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Spencer LaboratoryUniversity of DelawareNewarkUSA

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