Elastic-plastic stress analysis of metal matrix laminated plates under in-plane and transverse loading

Sayman O., Ozbay M., Akbulut H.

JOURNAL OF REINFORCED PLASTICS AND COMPOSITES, vol.20, no.5, pp.417-430, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Metal matrix composites reinforced by fibers give high strengths, specific stiffness, ductility, yield point and a good temperature performance. They provide a relatively new way of strengthening metals. In recent years several low cost manufacturing techniques have been developed.