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Date of Award
Thesis - Open Access
Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering
Dr. Habib Eslami
Dr. James Ladesic
Dr. Howard Curtis
Of increasing importance in structural design is the use of fiber-reinforced polymeric composite material, notably in advanced aircraft and projectiles. These applications expose the materials to varied environmental conditions, therefore the material performance under these conditions is of great interest. One aspect of this is the solution of the dynamic response of a composite structure under elevated temperature and moisture conditions. An exact solution is formulated which describes the hygrothermal effects due to heating and moisture diffusion on one surface of a symmetric cross-ply plate made of AS/3501 graphite epoxy with simply-supported boundary conditions.
Scholarly Commons Citation
Maerz, Stephen Jerry, "Thermally Induced Vibration of a Cross-Ply Laminated Plate with Hygrothermal Effects (Exact Solution)" (1992). Theses - Daytona Beach. 262.