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    • A laminated plate model of an adhesive-bonded taper-taper joint under tension 

      Helms, Jack E.; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Pang, Su-Seng (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 1997-10)
      An analytical model of the strain and stress distributions in a taper-taper adhesive-bonded joint between two composite flat plates has been developed using first-order laminated plate theory. A correction for transverse ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Low-velocity impact and damage process of composite laminates 

      Guan, Zhidong; Yang, Chihdar Charles (SAGE Publications, 2002-04)
      Several important issues regarding damage simulation of composite laminates due to low velocity impact were investigated including contact law, damage initiation and the corresponding change of stiffness, and damping. ...
    • Strain energy release rate analysis of adhesive-bonded composite joints with a prescribed interlaminar crack 

      Chadegani, Alireza; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Dan-Jumbo, Eugene (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2009-01)
      Delamination is among the critical failure modes in fiber-reinforced laminated composite structures. This paper presents an analytical approach by taking into account the first-ply failure in adhesive-bonded composite ...
    • 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 ...
    • Stress analysis of composite pipe joints under combined torsional and tensile loading 

      Yang, Chihdar Charles; Guan, Zhidong (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2009-09)
      An analytical model was developed using the first-order laminated shell theory to determine stress and strain distributions within a composite pipe joint under combined torsional and tensile loading. Due to the axisymmetric ...
    • Stress analysis of composite pipe joints under combined torsional and tensile loading 

      Yang, Chihdar Charles; Guan, Zhidong (Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE), 2001-11)
      An analytical model was developed using the first-order laminated anisotropic plate theory to determine the stress and strain distributions within a composite pipe joint under combined torsional and tensile loading. Due ...
    • Stress and failure analyses of adhesive-bonded composite joints using ASTM D3165 specimens 

      Huang, Hai; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Tomblin, John S.; Harter, P. (American Society for Testing and Materials, 2002-04)
      An analytical model was developed to determine the stress and strain distributions of single-lap adhesive-bonded composite joints under tension. Both the adherend and the adhesive were assumed linear elastic in the ...
    • Stress model of composite pipe joints under bending 

      Yang, Chihdar Charles; Huang, Hai; Guan, Zhidong (SAGE Publications, 2002-06)
      Recently, composite pipe is becoming popular in the offshore oil and gas industry due to the new floating designs of various platforms which have made deepwater oil and gas exploration and production more economical and ...
    • Stress-strain analysis of a taper-taper adhesive-bonded joint under cylindrical bending 

      Helms, Jack E.; Yang, Chihdar Charles; Pang, Su-Seng (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 1999-07)
      A model of a taper-taper adhesive-bonded joint under cylindrical bending has been derived using first-order laminated plate theory. Shear correction factors were used to account for transverse shear deformation. A FORTRAN ...
    • 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 ...
    • Stress-strain analysis of single-lap composite joints under tension 

      Yang, Chihdar Charles; Pang, Su-Seng (American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 1996-01)
      Based on the laminated anisotropic plate theory, an analytical model is proposed to determine the stress and strain distributions of adhesive-bonded composite single-lap joints under tension. The laminated anisotropic plate ...