Transient Thermal-Mechanical Behavior of Cracked Glass-Cloth-Reinforced Epoxy Laminates at Low Temperatures
We consider the transient thermal-mechanical response of cracked G-10CR glass-cloth-reinforced epoxy laminates with temperature-dependent properties. The glass-cloth-reinforced epoxy laminates are suddenly cooled on the surfaces. A generalized plane strain finite element model is used to study the influence of warp angle and crack formation on the thermal shock behavior of two-layer woven laminates at low temperatures. Numerical calculations are carried out, and the transient temperature distribution and the thermal-mechanical stresses are shown graphically.
KeywordsFiber Bundle Interlaminar Stress Transient Temperature Distribution Generalize Plane Strain Cryogenic Engineer
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