ID 1447


Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of Transverse Cracking Damage

in ±45° Laminates Subjected to Equal Biaxial Tension



S Li, S R Reid, P D Soden and M J Hinton

Department of Mechanical Engineering, UMIST, Manchester M60 1QD, UK

SMC, DERA Fort Halstead, Kent TN14 7BP, UK


Keywords: transverse cracking damage, equal biaxial tension, ±45° laminates