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Math. Comput. Appl. 2004, 9(1), 49-64; https://doi.org/10.3390/mca9010049

Elastic-Plastic Stress Analysis of Thermoplastic Matrix Laminated Composite Beams

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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pamukkale University, Çamlik Denizli, Turkey
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Celai Bayar University, Muradiye, Manisa, Turkey
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Sarayönü Vocational Training School, Selçuk University, Konya, Turkey
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dokuz Eylül University, Bornoya, İzmir, Turkey
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Published: 1 April 2004
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Abstract

This study deals with an elastic-plastic behavior of woven steel fibers reinforced thermoplastic matrix laminated composite beam subjected to a bending moment. The beam consists of symmetric four orthotropic layers and its material is assumed to be strain hardening. The Tsai-Hill theory is used as a yield criterion in the solution. The Bernoulli-Euler hypotheses are utilized for small plastic deformations. The beam lay-up sequences are chosen as [0°]4, [15°/-15°]s, [30°/-30°]s and [45°/-45°]s. The bending moment values that begin plastic flow at the upper and lower surfaces of the beam are carried out for various stacking sequences. The variations of the elastic, elastic-plastic and residual stress components versus increasing plastic region spread are given in tables and figures. The transverse displacement is obtained at the free end, numerically.
Keywords: Laminated composite beam; elastic-plastic stres analysis; small plastic deformation Laminated composite beam; elastic-plastic stres analysis; small plastic deformation
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Çallioğlu, H.; Sman Köksal, N.; Ataberk, N.; Kaynak, İ. Elastic-Plastic Stress Analysis of Thermoplastic Matrix Laminated Composite Beams. Math. Comput. Appl. 2004, 9, 49-64.

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