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  • Elastic-plastic analysis of adhesive-bonded single-lap composite joints under tension 

    Yang, Chihdar Charles; Pang, Su-Seng (American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), 1993-07)
    An analytical model of adhesive-bonded single-lap composite joints is developed to predict the stress-strain distributions with such joints under tensile loading. The First-order laminated anisotropic plate theorem is ...
  • Qualification of advanced composite pipe for use in fire water deluge systems on open type offshore oil platforms 

    Stubblefield, M.A.; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Pang, Su-Seng; Lea, Richard H. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 1996-07)
    Different types of FIBERBOND pipe in the dry condition and with a butt & strap joint were subjected to a controlled fire for fire endurance evaluation. Testing adheres to a modification of the ASTM 1173-95 guideline, which ...
  • Strength analysis of butt and strap joints under tension and bending 

    Griffin, Steven A.; Pang, Su-Seng; Yang, Chihdar Charles (Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, 1990-04)
    The strength analysis of a butt and strap composite pipe joint is provided. This commercial joint consists of mating two sections of pipe and overwrapping them with additional composite laminae. The pipe analyzed in this ...
  • Impact response and microstructural analysis of two glass/epoxy composite laminates 

    Pang, Su-Seng; Krishnappa, Sreeni; Yang, Chihdar Charles (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 1995-06)
    Low velocity impact tests were performed on two glass/epoxy (spring orientation and crossply) composite laminates. A weight drop tower tester was previously constructed to study the impact energy absorbed by a composite ...
  • Stress-strain analysis of an adhesive-bonded taper-taper joint between two composite flat plates 

    Helms, Jack E.; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Pang, Su-Seng (Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), 1996-05)
    An analytical model of a taper-taper adhesive-bonded joint between two composite flat plates has been developed using classical first-order laminated plate theory and including a correction for transverse shear deformation ...
  • Calculation of strain energy release rates for bonded joints with a prescribed crack 

    Yang, Chihdar Charles (Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2011-10)
    This chapter provides two general approaches to calculate the strain energy release rate of adhesively bonded composite joints with a prescribedcrack. The general structural response of adhesively bonded composite joints ...
  • Stress-strain analysis of adhesive-bonded single-lap composite joints under cylindrical bending 

    Yang, Chihdar Charles; Pang, Su-Seng (Elsevier, 1993)
    An analytical study is proposed to develop an advanced model for determining the stress and strain distributions of adhesive-bonded composite single-lap joints under cylindrical bending. The anisotropic laminated plate ...
  • Strength model of adhesive bonded composite pipe joints under tension 

    Griffin, Steven A.; Pang, Su-Seng; Yang, Chihdar Charles (Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), 1991-04)
    A theoretical model is developed to predict the strain of the pipe, coupling, and adhesive under tensile loading of an adhesive bonded joint. The model is found to be within 10 percent of the experimental pipe and coupling ...
  • Strength model of adhesive bonded double lap joints under cantilevered bending 

    Yang, Chihdar Charles; Pang, Su-Seng; Griffin, Steven A. (Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), 1992-05)
    The objective of this study was to develop mathematical relations for predicting the strength of adhesive?bonded double?lap joints under cantilevered bending. Based on the strength of composite materials theory, two models ...
  • Impact response of composite laminates with a hemispherical indenter 

    Pang, Su-Seng; Zhao, Yi; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Griffin, Steven A. (Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), 1991-10)
    A model for predicting the contact duration, force, indentation, and displacement under impact has been developed for impact of a composite laminated plate with a hemispherical indenter. The governing equations were first ...
  • Buckling analysis of a taper-taper adhesive-bonded joint 

    Helms, Jack E.; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Pang, Su-Seng (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 1998-02)
    An analytical model of the behavior of an adhesive-bonded taper-taper joint under in-plane compressive loading has been developed using an energy method. The model was based on first-order laminated plate theory and ...
  • Improving the mechanical properties of composite pipe using multi-angle filament winding 

    Lea, Richard H.; Yang, Chihdar Charles (National Association of Corrosion Engineers International, 1998-03)
    The benefits of composite materials-light weight, corrosion resistance, handling ease, etc., have long been appreciated. Composite piping systems are gaining wide acceptance in various industries such as petrochemical, ...
  • Strength analysis of adhesive-bonded single-lap composite joints 

    Huang, Hai; Yang, Chihdar Charles (American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), 2001-02)
    An analytical model was developed to determine the stress and strain distributions of adhesive-bonded composite single-lap joints under tension. Laminated anisotropic plate theory was applied in the derivation of the ...
  • Finite element analysis of the sawing process for super abrasive diamond tools 

    Jerro, H.D.; Pang, Su-Seng; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Mirshams, R.A. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 1999-02)
    Circular diamond blade sawing is one of the most extensively used methods of processing stone and other hard materials. The process uses composite segments, which are composed of diamond grits in a metal matrix binder, ...
  • Heat-activated joining technology for composite to alloy piping systems 

    Stubblefield, Michael A.; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Pang, Su-Seng (Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), 1998-04)
    A new process for joining composite to alloy piping systems, the heat-activated joining technique, has been developed. The strength of the heat coupling joint in bending, tension, and hydro static testing was comparable ...
  • Strain energy release rate analysis of adhesive-bounded composite laminate joints with a cohesive crack 

    Yang, Chihdar Charles; Dan-Jumbo, Eugene; Keller, Russell L.; Garg, V.; Raju, Salahuddin (American Society for Composites (ASC) & Canadian Association Composites Structures and Materials (CACSMA), 2009-09)
    Fiber-reinforced composites have been widely used in the aviation industry due to their light weight and high corrosion resistance. In many applications, bolted joints have been replaced by adhesive-bonded joints because ...
  • Experimental and numerical study on the mechanical response of fiberglass/phenolic honeycomb core under uniaxial in-plane loading 

    Shahverdi Moghaddam, Hooman; Kothare, Aakash; Keshavanarayana, Suresh R.; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Horner, Allison L. (Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE), 2017-05)
    A series of in-plane quasi-static tensile and compressive tests are carried out on a Fiberglass/Phenolic hexagonal cell honeycomb core to characterize the uniaxial in-plane responses of the honeycomb core under large ...
  • Analysis of in-plane mechanical response of hexagonal honeycomb core: Effect of node bond adhesive and proposed analytical method 

    Shahverdi Moghaddam, Hooman; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Keshavanarayana, Suresh R.; Horner, Allison L. (DEStech Publications Inc., 2017-10)
    In this study, the development of an analytical model to predict the homogenized in-plane stress-strain behavior of hexagonal honeycomb core under large deformations is presented. Unlike in traditional models, the detailed ...
  • Finite element analysis of adhesive-bonded single-lap joints 

    Yang, Chihdar Charles; Guan, Zhidong; Tomblin, John S.; Sun, Wenjun (American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME), 2002-02)
    Finite element analyses were conducted using commercial software ABAQUS to analyze the mechanical behavior of single-lap adhesive-bonded joints. Adhesive was characterized for the stress-strain relation by comparing the ...
  • Strain energy release rate analysis of bonded structural composite joints with a prescribed crack 

    Yang, Chihdar Charles; Dan-Jumbo, Eugene; Sun, Wenjun (Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE), 2006)
    Advanced composite materials have been widely used due to their light weight and high corrosion resistance. In many of these applications, bolted joint shave been replaced by adhesively bonded joints because of the weight ...

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