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  1. Generalized Free Edge Stress Analysis Using Mechanics of Structure Genome

    17 Nov 2016 | Contributor(s):: Bo Peng, Lingxuan Zhou, Johnathan Goodsell, Byron Pipes, Wenbin Yu

    This presentation is given on ASME 2016 IMECE in Phoenix Arizona. The free-edge effect states that in the vicinity of the interfaces and the free edges of composite laminates, 3D singular stress concentrations may occur due to different layup angles in the adjacent layers of the laminate....