On Load Capability of Complicated Composite Laminated Structure

  • Guan Changwen
  • Chen Haoran
Conference paper


The present paper deals with the loaded capability of complicated composite laminated structure,using the finite element technique. The finite elements adopted are the laminated bar, beam, triangular membrane element, triangular bending element and shell element with discrete Kirchhoff hypothesis. The nonlinear iterative scheme is the mixed alternative iterative method of variable load incremental step scheme with constant stiffness iterative scheme. The computer program DDJ-FZJF is develped and several computational examples are given. The numerical results show reasonableness of the method and effectiveness of the computer program.


Laminate Structure Progressive Failure Finite Element Technique Shallow Spherical Shell Ultimate Failure Load 
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© Springer Japan 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Guan Changwen
    • 1
  • Chen Haoran
    • 1
  1. 1.The Research Section of Elasto-Plasticity and Mechanics of Composite MaterialsDalian Institute of TechnologyDalianChina

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