ID 1274


Split Angle-Ply Beam Specimen for Measurement of

Fracture Toughness with Mode III Stress State



Kunigal Shivakumar, Matthew Sharpe and Srikant Ghantae

Center for Composite Materials Research

North Carolina A&T State University

Greensboro, NC 27411, USA

Phone (336) 334-7411 Ext. 2112 and Email:


Keywords: fracture toughness, split angle-ply beam, GIII, vacuum assisted resin transfer molding