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    • 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 ...
    • Characterization of bondline thickness effects in adhesive joints 

      Tomblin, John S.; Harter, P.; Seneviratne, Waruna P.; Yang, Chihdar Charles (American Society for Testing and Materials, 2002-04)
      Growing application of composite materials in air-frame structures tends to make significant use of bonded constructions. Despite the large work that has been done on adhesive characterization over previous years, various ...
    • Correlation of tensile and bending strength of composites with a circular hole 

      Zhao, Yi; Pang, Su-Seng; Yang, Chihdar Charles (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 1996-10)
      While significant studies have been conducted on composites containing a circular or an elliptic hole under tensile loading, few investigations have been reported on notched composites under bending due to the complex ...
    • Design and analysis of composite pipe joints under tensile loading 

      Yang, Chihdar Charles (Sage, 2000)
      Composite pipe has been used in transporting corrosive fluid in many chemical processes in the petrochemical and pulp and paper industries. More recently, composite pipe has further gained its importance in the offshore ...
    • Development of heat-activated joining technology for composite-to-composite pipe using prepreg fabric 

      Stubblefield, Michael A.; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Pang, Su-Seng; Lea, Richard H. (Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), 1998-01)
      Owing to the lack of reliable and cost?effective joining methods, composite materials have not yet achieved their full market potential. The use of heat?activated thermal couplings offers a quick and cost?effective method ...
    • The effect of node bond adhesive fillet on uniaxial in-plane responses of hexagonal honeycomb core 

      Keshavanarayana, Suresh R.; Shahverdi Moghaddam, Hooman; Kothare, Aakash; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Bingenheimer, J. (Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved., 2017-09-01)
      In the present work, experimental and numerical studies were conducted on the in-plane uniaxial behavior of a fiberglass/phenolic honeycomb core to investigate the effects of the node bond adhesive fillet. A non-linear ...
    • 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 ...
    • Elastic-plastic model of adhesive-bonded single-lap composite joints 

      Yang, Chihdar Charles; Huang, Hai; Tomblin, John S.; Sun, Wenjun (SAGE Publications, 2004-02)
      An analytical model for determining adhesive stress distributions within the adhesive-bonded single-lap composite joints was developed. ASTM D3165 Strength Properties of Adhesives in Shear by Tension Loading of SingleLap-Joint ...
    • Evaluation and adjustments for ASTM D 5656 standard test method for thick-adherend metal lap-shear joints for determination of the stress-strain behavior of adhesives in shear by tension loading 

      Yang, Chihdar Charles; Huang, Hai; Tomblin, John S.; Oplinger, D.W (American Society for Testing and Materials, 2001-01)
      Adhesive-bonded joints have been used widely for composite materials as a necessary alternative to conventional mechanical joint designs. In a bonded joint, the load is transferred from one substrate to the other mainly ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • Fracture analysis of adhesive-bonded single-lap composite joints 

      Sun, Wenjun; Yang, Chihdar Charles (Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, 2004-05)
      A fracture mechanics model to estimate the energy release rate of adhesive-bonded single-lap composite joints under tension has been developed. The stress distributions of the adhesive-bonded single-lap composite joint ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Impact response of single-lap composite joints 

      Pang, Su-Seng; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Zhao, Yi (Elsevier, 1995)
      The low-velocity impact of adhesive-bonded single-lap composite joints has been studied using a spring-mass model. In this quasi-static model, the impact response is represented by a time-dependent force, and the target ...
    • 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, ...
    • In-plane thermal characterization of fiberglass/phenolic honeycomb core through an experimental-numerical approach 

      Shahverdi Moghaddam, Hooman; Keshavanarayana, Suresh R.; Kothare, Aakash; Teoh, Ping; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Horner, Allison L. (DEStech Publications Inc., 2018)
      In the present study, a series of in-plane quasi-static tensile and compressive tests are carried out on a commercial Fiberglass/Phenolic hexagonal cell honeycomb core at elevated temperatures to investigate the high ...
    • Investigation of adhesive behavior in aircraft applications 

      Yang, Chihdar Charles; Tomblin, John S. (National Technical Information Service (NTIS), 2001-09)
      There are two parts included in this report. The first part evaluates the most commonly used test method for adhesive properties, ADTM D 5656 Standard Test Method for Thick-Adherend Metal Lap-Shear Joints for Determination ...