Assignments for ESM5984:
- Assignment 1:
Analytic: Derive Eqn. (3) and discuss a publication on cracks near interfaces.
- Assignment 2:
Analytic: Complete the orthorhombic derivation in Fig.11 using tensor
- Assignment 3:
Numeric: Investigate elastic anisotropy of a unidirectional Alumina/PEEK composite.
- Assignment 4:
Numeric: Calculate stress free edge singularities for a unidirectional Alumina/PEEK
at different fiber-volume fractions.
- Assignment 5:
Numeric: Calculate stress gradients near ply cracks for Mechanical, Thermal,
and Moisture Loads.
November 11, 2000