Behavior of Rectangular Laminated Composite Plate with Central Hole Under Transverse Loading

  • Sumit Rathi
  • Yogesh Kaushik
  • Sabita Madhvi Singh
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

The present paper reports behavior of rectangular laminated composite plates with central circular hole and without hole under transverse loading. The plates used in the present study are laminated composite plates of epoxy resin reinforced with E-glass fiber. The laminates of symmetric and antisymmetric have been used in the study. Parameter used for the analysis is hole diameter to width of the plate ratio (D/H). The ratio used for the study varies from 0.1 to 0.5 with an increment of 0.1. The thickness of the composite plate is kept equal in all loading cases. Stresses and deflections in the plate are considered using boundary conditions of clamped edges. The results were discussed critically on the basis of variation of D/H versus stresses and D/H versus deflection.

Keywords

Angle ply composites ANSYS Inter laminar shear Orthotropic Shells 

Notations

E1, E2, E3

moduli of elasticity of lamina x, y, and z directions

G12, G23, G13

shear moduli of a lamina in xy, yz, and xz directions

μ12, μ23, μ13

Poison’s ratio in xy, yz, and xz directions

1, 2, 3

x, y, and z directions

D/H

hole diameter to width of the plate

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sumit Rathi
    • 1
  • Yogesh Kaushik
    • 1
  • Sabita Madhvi Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringAmity UniversityNoidaIndia

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