ID 1485


Stress Singularity Approaches to Failure Initiation in

Bonded Joints with Varying Bondline Thickness



D.M. Gleich, M.J.L. van Tooren and A. Beukers

Delft University of Technology,

Faculty of Aerospace Engineering,

Kluyverweg 3, 2629 HS Delft, The Netherlands


Keywords: stress singularity, optimum bondline thickness, stress intensity factor, interface stresses, single-lap joint