Influence of winding pattern on the mechanical behavior of filament wound composite cylinders under external pressure

Type Article
Date 2008-03
Language English
Author(s) Hernandez Moreno H1, 2, Douchin B1, Collombet F1, Choqueuse Dominique3, Davies PeterORCID3
Affiliation(s) 1 : IUT Paul Sabatier, Lab Genie Mecan Toulouse, PRO2 COM, F-31077 Toulouse 4, France.
2 : ESIME Unidad Ticoman, Inst Politecn Nacl, Mexico City 07340, DF, Mexico.
3 : IFREMER, Ctr Brest, Mat & Struct Grp, F-29280 Plouzane, France.
Source Composites Science and Technology (0266-3538) (Elsevier), 2008-03 , Vol. 68 , N. 3-4 , P. 1015-1024
DOI 10.1016/j.compscitech.2007.07.020
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Keyword(s) Cylindrical shells, Buckling, Filament winding, Polymer matrix composites
Abstract The influence of winding pattern on the mechanical response of filament Wound glass/epoxy cylinders exposed to external pressure is studied by testing cylindrical specimens having stacked layers with coincident patterns in a hyperbaric testing chamber. Different analytical models are evaluated to predict buckling pressure and modes of thin wall cylinders (diameter to thickness ratio d/h of 25) and satisfactory predictions are obtained which are in the same order of magnitude that those obtained in experimental results. Test results show no evident pattern influence on either strength (implosion pressure) or buckling behavior (buckling modes) of thin wall or thick wall (d/h of 10) cylinders. (c) 2007 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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