Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Buckling

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1645

v (14c) (1) A crimping of the fibers in a composite material that may occur in glass-reinforced thermosets due to shrinkage of the resin during cure. (2) The principal mode of failure of axially loaded, slender structural members such as columns and panels.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA