Stress, Vibration, and Wave Analysis in Aerospace Composites: For SHM and NDE Applications

  • 13h 48m
  • Victor Giurgiutiu
  • Elsevier Science and Technology Books, Inc.
  • 2022

Stress, Vibration, and Wave Analysis in Aerospace Composites: SHM and NDE Applications presents a unified approach to studying and understanding stress, vibrations and waves in composite materials used in aerospace applications. Combining topics that are typically found across an array of various sources, the book starts by looking at the properties of various composite materials, progresses to coverage of an analysis of stress, vibration and waves and then concludes with a discussion of various structural health monitoring (SHM) and nondestructive evaluation (NDE) techniques and applications based on the analysis developed earlier in the book.

Every chapter of the book contains a variety of worked-out examples to illustrate and tie together underlying theory and specific applications. The MATLAB code used to generate these examples is available on the book’s companion website, as are solution documents and additional MATLAB code for problems and exercises featured in each chapter.

About the Author

Dr. Giurgiutiu is an expert in the field of Structural Health Monitoring (SHM). He leads the Laboratory for Active Materials and Smart Structures at the University of South Carolina. He received the award Structural Health Monitoring Person of the Year 2003 and is Associate Editor of the international journal Structural Health Monitoring.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Fundamentals of Aerospace Composite Materials
  • Classical Lamination Theory
  • Deformation and Stress of Aerospace Composites
  • Vibration of Aerospace Composites
  • Bulk Waves in Aerospace Composites
  • Guided Waves in Aerospace Composites via the Semi-Analytical Finite Element Method
  • Guided-Wave Excitation in Aerospace Composites
  • Analytical Methods for Guided Waves in Aerospace Composites
  • Structural Health Monitoring and Nondestructive Evaluation Applications of the Stress, Vibration, and Wave Analysis in Aerospace Composites