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Implementation of Third Order Plate Theory for use in Existing Finite Element Software
(Virginia Tech, 2006-05-12)
Sandwich plates and layered composites are common in many structural applications because of their combination of high stiffness and low weight. These plates combine top and bottom layers of high Young's modulus with ...
Durable Sandwich Structure Joining Technology for NASA's Ares V Launch Vehicle
(Virginia Tech, 2010-02-05)
Joining of uniformly-curved composite sandwich panel segments, typical in state of the art aerospace launch vehicles, should be mass-efficient. Adhesively bonded joints can provide increased mass-efficiency over ...